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Former Uber security analyst accuses company of bribery, espionage and hacking

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Former cell phone company executive convicted of text message scam

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Friday found the former chief executive of mobile aggregation company Mobile Messenger guilty of defrauding mobile phone customers by charging them millions of dollars for unwanted text messages.

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BRIEF-Metlife Says In 2018 Baseline Capital Management Plan Would See Return Close To $5 Bln To Common Shareholders

* METLIFE INC - EXPECT TO HAVE CASH COMMITMENTS OF BETWEEN $2.0 BILLION & $3.0 BILLION OVER 2017 AND 2018 RELATING TO LIABILITY MANAGEMENT TRANSACTIONS

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Pennsylvania man admits to trading on tips about drug company

Dec 15 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Friday to charges that he traded on confidential, inside information that a former Celator Pharmaceuticals Inc employee supplied him, including that the company now owned by Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc was planning to be acquired.

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BRIEF-Valley National Bancorp Announces Receipt Of Regulatory And Shareholder Approvals

* VALLEY NATIONAL BANCORP ANNOUNCES THE RECEIPT OF REGULATORY AND SHAREHOLDER APPROVALS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF USAMERIBANCORP, INC. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Paralysis at PDVSA: Venezuela's oil purge cripples company

CARACAS/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Decisions at some joint ventures with foreign firms are delayed. A growing number of oil tankers sit idle because no one authorizes payments. Employees struggle to get approval for routine expenses, from taxis to training.

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Bars on the Windows, Laughter Between the Lines

An Italian nonprofit organizes soccer matches inside the country’s prisons in an effort to foster healthy relationships between inmates and their children.

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BRIEF-‍Innergex Obtains Support From Alterra's Shareholders​

* ‍SPECIAL RESOLUTION WAS APPROVED BY 99.89% OF 32,994,488 VOTES CAST BY ALTERRA SHAREHOLDERS​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-‍Alterra Power Says Shareholders Approve Of Innergex Arrangement

* ‍ALTERRA POWER CORP. ANNOUNCES SHAREHOLDER APPROVAL OF ARRANGEMENT​

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UPDATE 1-Oi board may call shareholder meeting to debate restructuring plan -sources

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The board of Brazilian telecommunications company Oi SA will meet on Friday, and will likely call a shareholders meeting to debate a restructuring deal struck by its executives and key creditors, two sources familiar with the board's thinking said on Thursday.

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Brazil's Neoenergia seen delaying IPO, shareholders won't reduce price -sources

SAO PAULO, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Brazilian utility Neoenergia SA is expected to decide for the postponement of its initial public offering, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-‍Northern Trust Company Increased Prime Rate To 4.50 Pct​

* NORTHERN TRUST CORP - ‍NORTHERN TRUST COMPANY HAS INCREASED ITS PRIME RATE FROM 4.25% TO 4.50%, EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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BRIEF-Mineral Hill Industries Terminates Share Purchase Agreement With 12 Shareholders Of CPS Energy Resources

* MINERAL HILL INDUSTRIES - TERMINATED SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH 12 SHAREHOLDERS OF CPS ENERGY RESOURCES DUE TO NON-COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS OF SPA Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Alaska Airlines Says Begins Nonstop Service Between San Francisco Airport And Kailua-Kona Airport

* ALASKA AIRLINES SAYS BEGINS NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND KAILUA-KONA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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The $52.4 billion deal for much of Rupert Murdoch's company could help Disney fend off digital rivals

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BRIEF-Cleantech Solutions International Says Shareholders Approve Of Corporate Name Change

* CLEANTECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES SHAREHOLDER APPROVAL OF CORPORATE NAME CHANGE TO SHARING ECONOMY INTERNATIONAL INC.

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Review: Trisha Brown Company Is Back, in Witty, Delicate Glory

For anyone who cares about the continuance of Brown’s oeuvre, this performance by a crop of mostly new dancers was encouraging.

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BRIEF-Limelight Networks Sees 2018 Non-GAAP EPS Between $0.11 And $0.15 Per Share

* SEES 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES BETWEEN $22 MILLION AND $24 MILLION

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Sports Direct shareholders veto payment to brother of founder Mike Ashley

LONDON (Reuters) - Independent shareholders in Sports Direct on Wednesday voted against making a retrospective payment of 11 million pounds ($15 million) to the brother of founder and majority shareholder Mike Ashley for his work as an IT expert.

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BRIEF-Trakopolis IOT Enters Into Agreement With Texas-Based Oilfield Services Company

* TRAKOPOLIS IOT CORP SAYS HAS ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH A TEXAS-BASED OILFIELD SERVICES COMPANY

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BRIEF-PPDAI Group Posts ‍Q3 Net Loss $0.3150/ADS Attributable To Ordinary Shareholders ​

* - ‍QTRLY NET LOSS PER ADS ATTRIBUTABLE TO ORDINARY SHAREHOLDERS $0.3150​

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Shareholders in Brazil´s Sanepar raise $302 mln with share offering

SAO PAULO, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Brazilian water and sanitation utility Companhia de Saneamento do Paraná priced its secondary share offering at 55.20 reais per unit, the company said in a securities filing late on Tuesday.

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Analysis: An insane exchange between Jake Tapper and a Moore spokesman

Lost amid the sexual harassment and misconduct charges against Roy Moore over the past month is the fact that even before any of those allegations came to light, Republicans in Washington were deathly afraid of what the prospect of Moore in the Senate could do to the overall party brand.

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BRIEF-Select Bancorp And Premara Financial Merger Receives Regulatory And Shareholder Approvals

* SELECT BANCORP AND PREMARA FINANCIAL MERGER RECEIVES REGULATORY AND SHAREHOLDER APPROVALS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-The North West Company Q3 Shr C$0.42

* THE NORTH WEST COMPANY INC. ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS AND A QUARTERLY DIVIDEND

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BRIEF-Louis Dreyfus Company Sells Its Australian Fertilizers Business To Agrium

* SELLS ITS AUSTRALIAN FERTILIZERS AND INPUTS BUSINESS TO LANDMARK OPERATIONS LTD

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This company can build an apartment in 2 weeks

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New York comptroller to withdraw Exxon shareholder climate proposal

BOSTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans to withdraw a shareholder proposal it had filed for Exxon Mobil Corp annual meeting next year, his office said in a press release on Tuesday.

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U.S. company sues China's HNA over deal, cites opaque ownership

NEW YORK, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Ness Technologies S.A.R.L., a U.S. software engineering company, has sued Chinese conglomerate HNA Group accusing it of failing to adequately answer questions about its ownership in a U.S. review of takeovers by foreign companies, thereby causing their $325 million deal to fail.

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'Soup Nazi' company's former CFO pleads guilty to tax evasion

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chief financial officer of a company that licensed the name and recipes of the chef who inspired the tyrannical “Soup Nazi” character on the TV comedy “Seinfeld” pleaded guilty on Monday to tax evasion, according to court records.

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BRIEF-Enzymotec Shareholders Approve Proposed Acquisition By Frutarom

* ENZYMOTEC SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE PROPOSED ACQUISITION BY FRUTAROM

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Chef Batali exits company, TV show after sex harassment accusations

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Mario Batali said on Monday that he has stepped away from his restaurant company and ABC said it asked him to step aside as co-host of a daytime food and talk show after he was accused of sexual harassment in a report by an online food trade publication.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX inches up with fertilizer company gains, railways weigh

TORONTO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index inched higher in morning trade on Monday, boosted by gains for materials stocks including fertilizer companies, while gold miners moved in both directions and railway stocks weighed.

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BRIEF-Friendable Updates Shareholders On Fan Pass Spin-Off And 2018’S Strategic Path Forward

* FRIENDABLE UPDATES SHAREHOLDERS ON FAN PASS SPIN-OFF AND 2018’S STRATEGIC PATH FORWARD

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UPDATE 1-Canadian Solar CEO offers to take company private

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Canadian Solar Inc said on Monday it received a letter from its Chief Executive Shawn Qu to take the company private.

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Nokia COO to leave the company

HELSINKI, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Telecom network equipment maker Nokia said on Monday its Chief Operating Officer Monika Maurer was leaving the company.

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Yazidis caught in 'political football' between Baghdad, Iraqi Kurds

SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Since Iraqi forces pushed the Kurds out of the Yazidis' mountainous heartland of Sinjar in northern Iraq in October, residents are wondering what could happen to them next.

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On Baseball: Tommy John Would Love a Plaque to Accompany All of His Fame

Best known for the elbow surgery that is named after him, John now awaits the results of a vote on Sunday that could get him in the door at Cooperstown.

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BRIEF-Oaktree Says Co's Portfolio Company Entered Amendment To Documents Governing Senior Revolving Credit Facility

* OAKTREE - ON DEC 8, CO'S PORTFOLIO COMPANY ENTERED AMENDMENT TO DOCUMENTS GOVERNING SENIOR REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY

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BRIEF-Baker Hughes, A GE Company Announces Pricing Of Tender Offers By Baker Hughes, A GE Company, LLC

* BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY ANNOUNCES PRICING OF ANY AND ALL TENDER OFFERS BY BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC

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Liberty Specialty Markets to redomicile UK insurance company to Luxembourg

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Liberty Specialty Markets said on Friday it planned to redomicile its UK insurance company to Luxembourg as a result of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

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BRIEF-‍Air China Launches New Non-Stop Service Between Shenzhen And Los Angeles​

* ‍AIR CHINA LAUNCHES NEW NON-STOP SERVICE BETWEEN SHENZHEN AND LOS ANGELES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Taiwan's Compal clarifies media reports on Lenovo eyeing stake in the company

* SAYS MEDIA REPORTS ON LENOVO INTENDS TO ACQUIRE 20 PERCENT SHARES OF COMPAL IS NOT IN LINE WITH THE FACTS - CLARIFYING MEDIA REPORTS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

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BRIEF-Anthem Inc - Board Increased Company's Share Repurchase Authorization By $5 Billion

* ANTHEM INC - ON DECEMBER 7, 2017, BOARD INCREASED COMPANY'S SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION BY $5 BILLION

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BRIEF-Mitel To Terminate Shareholders Agreement Dated April 27, 2010

* MITEL SAYS ON DEC 6, CO, SOME SHAREHOLDERS OF CO ENTERED TERMINATION AGREEMENT TO TERMINATE SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENT DATED APRIL 27, 2010 - SEC FILING Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-The Toro Company Reports Q4 Earnings Per Share $0.31

* Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.29 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

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Kiwi.com shareholders test market for possible sale

PRAGUE, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Shareholders in Kiwi.com are considering selling up to a majority stake in the Czech online travel agency, with a deal possible within months, one of the main owners said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Interoil: Canacol Energy Sells 1.4 Mln Shares In Company

* CANACOL ENERGY LTD SELLS 1.4 MILLION SHARES IN INTEROIL AT A PRICE OF NOK 2.2 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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BRIEF-Baker Hughes, A GE Company Announces Pricing Of Offering Of $3.95 Billion Of Senior Notes

* BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY ANNOUNCES PRICING OF OFFERING OF $3,950,000,000 OF SENIOR NOTES BY BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC

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Proxy firm ISS advises shareholders to back Marcato at Deckers

BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday suggested shareholders back hedge fund Marcato's choice of directors at Deckers Outdoor Corp, switching its...

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UPDATE 1-Proxy firm ISS advises shareholders to back Marcato at Deckers

BOSTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday suggested shareholders back hedge fund Marcato's choice of directors at Deckers Outdoor Corp , switching its recommendation after the U.S. fund made changes.

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BRIEF-Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Likely To Stay At Company for Additional 2-3 Years If Deal With 21St Century Fox Goes Through- CNBC

* WALT DISNEY CEO BOB IGER LIKELY TO STAY AT COMPANY AN ADDITIONAL TWO TO THREE YEARS IF A DEAL WITH 21ST CENTURY FOX GOES THROUGH- CNBC, CITING SOURCE‍​ Source text : http://cnb.cx/2iy4ZaW Further company coverage:

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Oddball dinosaur was 'mixture between a Velociraptor and a goose'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A strange turkey-sized, bird-like dinosaur that boasted a swan's neck, arms resembling flippers, long legs and a mouth full of needle-like teeth staked out a unique amphibious lifestyle in rivers and lakes about 75 million years ago in Mongolia.

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Brazil telecoms regulator rejects Oi shareholder petition

BRASILIA, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Brazil's telecommunications regulator Anatel said it rejected a petition by Societe Mondiale, a shareholder in Oi SA, to stop Aurelius Capital Management inking a debt restructuring accord with the struggling Brazilian telecoms company.

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UPDATE 1-Steinhoff CEO resigns, company says accounting irregularities to be investigated

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Markus Jooste, chief executive of German-listed Steinhoff International Holdings NV, has resigned, the company said on Tuesday.

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Shoot-out between Colombia rebels kills 13, government says

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Thirteen people, including civilians, were killed during a confrontation between Colombia's ELN rebels and dissidents from the now-demobilized FARC guerrilla group in a remote area known for drug trafficking, the country's ombudsman said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Banorte shareholders vote to create Mexico's No. 2 bank

MONTERREY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Shareholders in Mexico's Banorte on Tuesday approved the acquisition of Grupo Financiero Interacciones, which will create the country's second-biggest bank.

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Japan Airlines invests $10 million in supersonic jet company Boom

(Reuters) - Denver-based startup Boom Supersonic said on Tuesday Japan's No.2 carrier Japan Airlines Co Ltd has invested $10 million in the company, which is building a supersonic passenger aircraft it claims will be faster, quieter and more affordable to fly than Concorde.

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Japan Airlines invests $10 mln in supersonic jet company Boom

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Denver-based startup Boom Supersonic said on Tuesday Japan's No.2 carrier Japan Airlines Co Ltd has invested $10 million in the company, which is building a supersonic passenger aircraft it claims will be faster, quieter and more affordable to fly than Concorde.

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BRIEF-Monster Digital Terminates License Deal Between Monster Inc, SDJ Technologies

* HAS FORWARDED MONSTER INC A NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF TRADEMARK LICENSE DEAL BETWEEN MONSTER INC, SDJ TECHNOLOGIES

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BRIEF-Newmark Group Sees IPO Of 30 Mln Shares Of Class A Common Stock Priced Between $19 And $22 Per Share

* NEWMARK GROUP INC SEES IPO OF 30.0 MILLION SHARES OF CLASS A COMMON STOCK PRICED BETWEEN $19 AND $22 PER SHARE - SEC FILING​

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No Brexit agreement between EU and Britain after May-Juncker meeting

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - There was no agreement between the European Union and Britain on Brexit after a meeting on Monday between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, a source said.

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What it's like to freeze your eggs on the company's dime

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Hungary's Richter says no link seen between Esmya drug and liver damage

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian drugmaker Richter's clinical data for its uterine fibroid treatment Esmya indicate no demonstrable link with liver damage, the firm said on Monday.

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BRIEF-KKR Says ADIA Becomes Minority Shareholder In KKR India Financial Services

* KKR & CO LP SAYS UNIT OF ABU DHABI INVESTMENT AUTHORITY HAS BECOME A SIGNIFICANT MINORITY SHAREHOLDER IN KKR INDIA FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Danish pharma company Alk Abello to invest 1 billion crowns in North America

(Reuters) - Danish pharma company Alk Abello said on Monday it would invest about 1 billion Danish crowns ($159.5 million) over the next three years to develop its North America business and said it expected earnings to be subdued during this period.

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Shareholders sue Australia's Crown Resorts over China marketing

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd was slapped with a class action lawsuit on Monday for allegedly failing to inform shareholders of a marketing campaign in China that resulted in staff arrests and a slump in the share price.

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Amid contempt threat, fight between House committee and DOJ spills out into public

The Justice Department has agreed to allow congressional investigators to interview a key FBI employee believed to have served as the main contact, or "handler" of, former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, who compiled the so-called "dossier" of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia, according to a department spokesperson.

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How a Company Actually Plans to Spend Its Tax Cut Money

Republicans say their proposals will set off a wave of investment, hiring and raises. But the outlook from the executive suite is not so clear.

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McConnell optimistic of tax bill deal between Senate and House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday that he is optimistic the Senate and House of Representatives will reach a conference agreement on tax legislation that can be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

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Trump says no collusion between his campaign and Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there was "absolutely no collusion" between his campaign and Russia, his first comment on a guilty plea by his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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France's Macron calls for dialogue between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds

PARIS/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on Saturday for dialogue in Iraq between the central government in Baghdad and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) within the framework of the Iraqi constitution.

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Details give clearer picture of coordination between Trump advisers and Russians

Jared Kushner is the "very senior member" of President Donald Trump's transition team" who directed incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn to contact the Russian ambassador to the United States and other countries about a UN Security Council vote on Israeli settlements, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

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OPinion: Women don't need a man-to-man between Jimmy Kimmel and Roy Moore

Let's get one thing straight, Jimmy Kimmel and Roy Moore: The last thing American women want or need is for you two to defend our honor in some kind of retrograde battle.

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Review: A ‘Phantom Opera’ Dreams Between Life and Death

Pauline Oliveros’s “The Nubian Word for Flowers,” left unfinished at its composer’s death last year, had its premiere on Thursday in Brooklyn.

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BRIEF-Magellan Health Sees FY18 Adj Earnings Per Share Between $5.68 - $6.47

* MAGELLAN HEALTH INC - SEES FY 2018 NET REVENUE $7,500.0 MILLION - $7,800.0 MILLION

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Unilever CEO defends balance between growth, margin

(Reuters) - Unilever Chief Executive Paul Polman on Thursday defended his balancing of growth and margin, weighing in passionately after a weak third quarter on a debate sparked by this year's unwanted approach from Kraft-Heinz .

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Enbridge shares climb after company announces $2.3 billion in asset sales

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc shares jumped as much as 6.2 percent on Thursday after North America's largest energy infrastructure company announced plans to sell C$3 billion ($2.3 billion) of noncore assets to focus on its central business.

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UPDATE 1-Akzo Nobel shareholders approve chemicals split

AMSTERDAM, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel gained shareholder approval on Thursday to spin off its 10 billion euro ($11.9 billion) chemicals division as part of plans to placate investors after the Dutch paintmaker rejected a takeover offer from rival PPG Industries.

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Turkish gold trader says he discussed Iran scheme with Indian company

(Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a federal court in Manhattan that he met with representatives of an Indian company in 2012 to discuss moving Iranian funds out of India, a new development in a case that has so far centered on Turkey.

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UPDATE 1-Turkish gold trader says he discussed Iran scheme with Indian company

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a federal court in Manhattan that he met with representatives of an Indian company in 2012 to discuss moving Iranian funds out of India, a new development in a case that has so far centered on Turkey.

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UPDATE 1-Nigeria's Seven-Up gets $60 mln takeover offer from majority shareholder

LAGOS, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Nigeria's Seven-Up bottling company has received an offer from its majority shareholder Affelka to buy out minorities for 19.33 billion naira ($60 million), vice chairman Sunil Sawhney told Reuters.

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BRIEF-UberEATS Europe boss Palaniappan to leave Company at the end of January- Uber spokeswoman‍​

* UBEREATS BOSS IN EUROPE JAMBU PALANIAPPAN IS LEAVING THE RIDE-HAILING APP AT THE END OF JANUARY- UBER EMEA SPOKESWOMAN‍​ Further company coverage:

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Aviva to generate extra $4 billion, give more back to shareholders

LONDON (Reuters) - Aviva said on Thursday it expects to generate an extra 3 billion pounds ($4.04 billion) in cash over the next two years and will give more of it back to shareholders, sending shares in the British insurer higher.

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Russia's Lavrov: little difference between policies of Trump and Obama - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The actions of U.S. President Donald Trump's team are similar to the policies of his predecessor Barack Obama, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview, state-run RIA news agency reported on Thursday.

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Company issues public plea with wild music video

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on the Velcro Companies' music video making a public plea to stop using the word "velcro" if it isn't the brand.

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UPDATE 1-Australia's Aristocrat Leisure nets gaming company Big Fish for $990 mln

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Gaming machine maker Aristocrat Leisure Ltd said on Thursday it will acquire Seattle-based gaming company Big Fish Games, a unit of Churchill Downs , for $990 million in cash to increase its social gaming footprint.

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BRIEF-Tribune Media Company Announces Secondary Offering Of Class A Common Stock

* TRIBUNE MEDIA COMPANY ANNOUNCES SECONDARY OFFERING OF CLASS A COMMON STOCK

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AT&T CEO says blackout ban shows company willing to settle DOJ fight

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc's proposed seven-year ban on programming blackouts to distributors of some Time Warner Inc content shows that the company is willing to offer concessions to close its $85.4 billion bid for the programmer, AT&T's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-AT&T CEO says blackout ban shows company willing to settle DOJ fight

Nov 29 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc's proposed seven-year ban on programming blackouts to distributors of some Time Warner Inc content shows that the company is willing to offer concessions to close its $85.4 billion bid for the programmer, AT&T's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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Avianca Airlines, shareholder agree to withdraw lawsuits

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Avianca Holdings and a shareholder agreed to withdraw their lawsuits that were filed following disagreements over a planned partnership with U.S. carrier United Airlines, the Colombian airline said on Wednesday.

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Fox's Lachlan Murdoch says company would never buy CNN

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox would never be interested in buying CNN, Fox Executive Chair Lachlan Murdoch said on Wednesday at a conference organized by the news website Business Insider in New York.

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UPDATE 1-Fox's Lachlan Murdoch says company would never buy CNN

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox would never be interested in buying CNN, Fox Executive Chair Lachlan Murdoch said on Wednesday at a conference organized by the news website Business Insider in New York.

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BRIEF-Ikang Healthcare Group Extends Shareholder Rights Plan

* IKANG HEALTHCARE GROUP, INC. EXTENDS SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN

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BRIEF-International Road Dynamics, A Quarterhill Company, Awarded $3.7 Mln Contract

* INTERNATIONAL ROAD DYNAMICS, A QUARTERHILL COMPANY, AWARDED US $3.7 MILLION CONTRACT

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Roundup: Rock ’n’ Roll, Between the Covers

From Lou Reed to Gucci Mane to Stevie Nicks, a look at the season’s music biographies.

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EBRD becomes minority shareholder in Romanian firm Black Sea Oil & Gas

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Romanian-based Black Sea Oil & Gas, controlled by private equity firm Carlyle Group LP

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BRIEF-CanniMed Therapeutics Says Board Adopted A Shareholder Rights Plan In Response To Aurora Cannabis' Offer​

* CANNIMED THERAPEUTICS ACTS TO PROTECT SHAREHOLDERS FROM AURORA CANNABIS’ OPPORTUNISTIC OFFER AND ENABLE FAIR VOTE ON NEWSTRIKE ACQUISITION WITH SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN

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BRIEF-Weatherford International Says U.S. DoJ Has Cleared Proposed OneStim Joint Venture Between Weatherford And Schlumberger

* WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL PLC - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HAS CLEARED PROPOSED ONESTIM JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN WEATHERFORD AND SCHLUMBERGER LTD Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Digital mapping company HERE to acquire ATS in connected-car play

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Digital mapping firm HERE said on Tuesday it plans to acquire Advanced Telematic Systems (ATS), a Germany-based company that provides "over the air" software updates for connected and autonomous vehicles.

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Norway's wealth fund sees no significant differences between oil, gas stocks and market

OSLO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said on Tuesday it found no significant differences in expected return for oil and gas stocks and the market.

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Activist White Tale to take demands to Clariant shareholders

ZURICH (Reuters) - Activist investor White Tale said it would take its demands directly to Clariant's shareholders after the Swiss specialty chemicals maker snubbed its request for an independent strategic review and three seats on its board of directors.

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BRIEF-Supremex Says CFO Bertrand Jolicoeur To Leave Company

* ‍ANNOUNCED THAT BERTRAND JOLICOEUR, CFO AND CORPORATE SECRETARY WILL BE LEAVING CO EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 15, 2017​

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BRIEF-‍GFM entering into loan agreements with majority shareholder​

* ‍GFM ENTERING INTO LOAN AGREEMENTS WITH MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER​

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CORRECTED-Unilever to buy U.S. bodycare products company Sundial Brands

LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever is to buy U.S.-based company Sundial Brands, a maker of hair and skincare products, expanding deeper into the fast-growing personal care products market.

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Mutual dislike between Trump, Sen. Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) isn't shy about expressing her disapproval of President Trump. The President reciprocates those feelings.

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BRIEF-Five Point announces proposed offering by Five Point Operating Company of an additional $50 mln of 7.875% senior notes due 2025​

* FIVE POINT ANNOUNCES PROPOSED OFFERING BY FIVE POINT OPERATING COMPANY, LP OF AN ADDITIONAL $50 MILLION OF 7.875% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2025

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Unilever to buy U.S. bodycare products company Sundial Brands

LONDON (Reuters) - Angl-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever is to buy U.S.-based company Sundial Brands, a maker of hair and skincare products, expanding deeper into the fast-growing personal care products market.

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BRIEF-Heritage Insurance Holdings Obtains Regulatory Approval To Acquire Narragansett Bay Insurance Company And Sets Closing Date For Acquisition

* HERITAGE INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC. OBTAINS REGULATORY APPROVAL TO ACQUIRE NARRAGANSETT BAY INSURANCE COMPANY AND SETS CLOSING DATE FOR ACQUISITION

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UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay says more shareholders back Rhone investment

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co on Monday said almost two-thirds of its shareholders support a $500 million investment by Rhone Capital, which is being opposed by activist fund Land and Buildings LLC.

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Teva Pharm says bold, global action needed to steady company

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries needs to take "deep, meaningful steps around the world" to secure its future, it said in a letter to the Israeli parliament on Monday, after media reports the company is set to cut thousands of jobs.

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UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm says bold, global action needed to steady company

JERUSALEM, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries needs to take "deep, meaningful steps around the world" to secure its future, it said in a letter to the Israeli parliament on Monday, after media reports the company is set to cut thousands of jobs.

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Maduro says taps military officer to 'clean up' oil company PDVSA

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped a

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UPDATE 2-Maduro says taps military officer to 'clean up' oil company PDVSA

CARACAS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped a National Guard major general to lead state oil company PDVSA and the oil ministry as the OPEC member labors under near 30-year lows in oil production.

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UPDATE 1-Maduro says taps military officer to 'clean up' state oil company PDVSA

CARACAS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped a major general in the National Guard to head state oil company PDVSA and the OPEC country's oil ministry in what he said was an attempt to clean up the energy industry after a number of corruption scandals.

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Maduro taps major general to 'clean up' state oil company PDVSA

CARACAS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped Major General Manuel Quevedo to head of state oil company PDVSA and the country's oil ministry in what he said was an attempt to clean up the energy industry amid growing corruption scandals.

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CEO of Brazil's Oi resigns as restructuring vote nears: shareholder

SAO PAULO/LISBON (Reuters) - The chief executive of Oi SA has resigned, its largest shareholder said on Friday, as the Brazilian telecommunications firm enters a crucial phase in Latin America's biggest-ever bankruptcy proceedings.

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UPDATE 2-CEO of Brazil's Oi resigns as restructuring vote nears -shareholder

SAO PAULO/LISBON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Oi SA has resigned, its largest shareholder said on Friday, as the Brazilian telecommunications firm enters a crucial phase in Latin America's biggest-ever bankruptcy proceedings.

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UPDATE 1-CEO of Brazil's Oi resigns as restructuring vote nears -shareholder

SAO PAULO/LISBON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi SA's chief executive has resigned, a spokeswoman for Oi's largest shareholder said on Friday, two weeks before crucial talks in Latin America's biggest-ever bankruptcy proceedings.

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BRIEF-Macy's CEO on CNBC says company has very robust online demand

* Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette on CNBC says Macy's is in a good place for holiday promotion‍​

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Clariant plans strategic update in 2018 amid shareholder pressure

ZURICH, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Clariant said on Friday it will update its strategy next year amid pressure from its largest investor which demanded three seats on the Swiss specialty chemicals maker's board after a failed merger attempt.

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UPDATE 1-Chile's Codelco copper output dips but company posts profit

SANTIAGO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Chilean state copper company Codelco said on Thursday it produced slightly less copper from January to September 2017 than it did in the same period a year ago but rebounded from a year-earlier loss as prices for the metal improved.

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UPDATE 1-Southern Copper workers strike, company says no impact

SANTIAGO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Workers for the two largest unions at Southern Copper Corp in Peru said on Wednesday they had started an indefinite strike, demanding a fair share of mining profits, while the company said the stoppage had not affected operations.

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BRIEF-HPE CEO Meg Whitman on CNBC says talks with Uber didn't factor into decision to leave company "at all"‍​

* HPE CEO Meg Whitman on CNBC says talks with Uber didn't factor into decision to leave the company "at all" ‍​ Further company coverage: ( Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com )

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BRIEF-Nippon Paint confirms it has made proposal to U.S. company about acquisition as reported

* Confirms it has made proposal to U.S. company about acquisition as reported

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Air China indefinitely suspends flights between Beijing and Pyongyang

TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Air China Ltd has indefinitely suspended flights between Beijing and Pyongyang, citing poor demand as North Korea faces growing sanctions from the United States over its nuclear weapons and missile programs.

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U.S. Bribery Case Sheds Light on Mysterious Chinese Company

A Justice Department complaint alleges that a vast private Chinese conglomerate used commercial and diplomatic channels to bribe African officials and win contracts.

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UPDATE 2-Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Torex Gold Resources says 2 men who were killed at Atzcala were not employees of company​

* Says the 2 men who were killed in course of a dispute at Atzcala were not employees of company​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-‍Thermo Fisher Scientific recommends shareholders reject mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corp​

* ‍thermo Fisher Scientific recommends shareholders reject mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation​

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Shareholders urge TransCanada to back Keystone XL despite risk

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 21 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp should push ahead with an $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline expansion after the state of Nebraska on Monday approved a route that would raise the cost of the controversial project, some shareholders said. The approval quashed the last regulatory hurdle for the nearly decade-old project, but the Nebraska Public Service Commission denied TransCanada's preferred route. That opened the door to potential delays and emboldened activists who said they

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BRIEF-Westar Energy, Great Plains Energy shareholders approve merger

* Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy shareholders approve merger at special shareholder meetings

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UPDATE 2-Brazilian company confirms Russia beef ban, extent still unclear

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian beef processor Minerva SA said on Tuesday that Russian authorities have temporarily suspended beef imports from Brazil, although Brazilian authorities had yet to confirm the extent of broader restrictions by Russia.

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BRIEF-Novelion Therapeutics provides update on agreement between Aegerion Pharma and U.S. Department of Justice

* Novelion Therapeutics provides update on agreement between Aegerion Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Department of Justice

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BRIEF-Perrigo Company completes divestiture of API business for $110 million

* Perrigo Company completes divestiture of API business for $110 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Mellanox says welcomes shareholders' input after Starboard stake purchase

JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Israeli chip maker Mellanox said on Tuesday it welcomed a dialogue with its shareholders after news that activist investor Starboard Value LP had bought a 10.7 percent stake in the company.

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BRIEF-‍Sprott Inc and Sprott Asset Management urged Central Fund of Canada shareholders to vote for plan of arrangement​

* ‍sprott Inc - co, Sprott Asset Management urged shareholders of Central Fund of Canada Limited to vote for plan of arrangement​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Ukraine summons Polish envoy as diplomatic row between neighbours deepens

WARSAW (Reuters) - Ukraine has summoned the Polish ambassador in Kiev after Poland denied entry to a Ukrainian official in an escalation of a diplomatic spat over the two neighbours' troubled past.

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Franken Case Sets Off Debate Over Line Between Abuse and a Mistake

Politicians and comedians were left trying to assess the line between predatory behavior and an inexcusable mistake as calls mounted for Senator Al Franken to resign.

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Top Russian Official Tried to Broker ‘Backdoor’ Meeting Between Trump and Putin

The overture came soon after the Trump campaign was told of Russian “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. As Donald J. Trump neared the Republican nomination, Moscow tried repeatedly to contact his campaign.

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Toshiba says not in talks to with any company over PC unit sale

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday it had not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba says not in talks to with any company over PC unit sale

* Toshiba says not in talks with any individual company over sale

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BRIEF-Western Investment Company of Canada says ‍LOI establishes purchase price for agrifood processor at about $25.5 mln

* The Western Investment Company of Canada signs a letter of intent to acquire an agrifood processor

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Britain says no link between 400 million pound debt owed to Iran and jailed aid worker

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday there was no link between a 400 million pound ($528 million) debt owed to Iran and the fate of a jailed Iranian-British aid worker.

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Fire hits Freeport Indonesia port facility in Papua - company sources

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A fire has broken out at the main port used by copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc in Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday night, company sources said.

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China's banking regulator plans to tighten shareholder rules

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - China's banking regulator on Thursday published draft rules that increase scrutiny over the relationship between commercial lenders and their shareholders, the latest in a slew of measures taken by Beijing to bolster supervision of its financial system.

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BRIEF-South State Corp & Park Sterling Corp merger receives regulatory and shareholder approval​

* South State Corporation and Park Sterling Corporation merger receives regulatory and shareholder approval​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-First Round Capital sells 110,482 shares of Blue Apron Holdings Inc's Class A common stock between Nov 13-14

* First Round Capital IV, L.P. reports open market sale of 110,482 shares of Blue Apron Holdings Inc's Class A common stock between Nov 13-14 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2z3PySl) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Talend announces offering of 2,750,000 American depositary shares by selling shareholders

* Talend announces offering of 2,750,000 American depositary shares by selling shareholders Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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At issue for Vanguard fund shareholders: how to manage success

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) - Vanguard Group Inc staged the largest-ever mutual fund shareholder proxy meeting on Wednesday facing a problem competing asset managers would welcome: how to manage...

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BRIEF-Blank check company GigCapital Inc files for IPO of up to $150 mln

* Blank check company GigCapital Inc files for IPO of up to $150 million – SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2AMtKbb)

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Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco

ROME (Reuters) - Gian Piero Ventura has left his role as Italy's national team coach, the country's football federation (FIGC) said on Wednesday, two days after the side failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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BRIEF-‍ALASKA AIRLINES TO ADD NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN SEATTLE & PITTSBURGH NEXT FALL​

* ‍ALASKA AIRLINES SAYS WILL ADD NONSTOP, DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN SEATTLE AND PITTSBURGH NEXT FALL​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Fox shareholders reject proposal to abandon dual-class shares

(Reuters) - A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to do away with its dual-class share structure was rejected on Wednesday, based on preliminary results announced at the media company's annual meeting.

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Payments company Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

(Reuters) - Payments company Square Inc said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year.

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Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco: Soccer Federation

ROME (Reuters) - Gian Piero Ventura is no longer Italy's soccer coach, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said on Wednesday, two days after the national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Casino company Empire City explores alternatives

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Privately held Empire City Casino said on Wednesday it was exploring alternatives, including strategic partnerships, to broaden its offering.

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Shareholders take aim at Murdochs with Fox voting rights push

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to do away with its dual-class share structure may inflict a symbolic black eye on the media company's founder Rupert Murdoch and his family at its annual meeting on Wednesday.

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Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Unloads on Roy Moore

Mr. Colbert highlighted reports that Mr. Moore had a reputation in the 1980s for hanging out in shopping malls, trying to chat with teenage girls.

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BRIEF-Genpact announces secondary equity offering on behalf of selling shareholders

* Genpact announces secondary equity offering on behalf of selling shareholders

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Collahuasi postpones plan for environmental study until 2018-company

SANTIAGO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Chilean copper mine Collahuasi, a joint venture of Anglo American and Glencore, is postponing its plan to seek approval of an environmental impact study for an expansion until next year, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.

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U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

A firm with ties to President Vladimir V. Putin’s former boss in the Russian spy service has been employed to protect American diplomatic missions.

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Deutsche Bank CEO meets with chief of big shareholder HNA: WSJ

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's chief executive officer John Cryan has met with the chief of its major shareholder China's HNA, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Jinzi Ham's unit to invest in Novabay Pharma and become its biggest shareholder

* Says unit signs agreement to buy shares in U.S. Novabay Pharmaceuticals Inc for a combined $27.06 million

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BRIEF-Nordex CEO says happy with major shareholder Acciona

* Ceo says our view is that the production tax credit in the u.s. Market will remain untouched

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BRIEF-Indigo Books And Music says ‍Trilogy buys further shares of company

* Says ‍Trilogy Retail has purchased abt 0.04% of total outstanding common shares at average price of $18.50​

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BRIEF-Acushnet prices of offering of common stock by selling shareholder

* Acushnet holdings announces pricing of offering of common stock by selling shareholder

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BRIEF-Wells Fargo & Company reports a 11.65 percent passive stake in‍ Switch Inc​

* Wells Fargo & Company reports a 11.65 percent passive stake in‍ Switch Inc​ as of Oct 31 - SEC filing Source text : (http://bit.ly/2zTVgGB) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-TransEnterix says Florida hospital to purchase company's Senhance Surgical Robotic System​

* TransEnterix Inc - ‍announced that Florida hospital entered into an agreement to purchase company's Senhance Surgical Robotic System​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-CGG says the general meeting of shareholders has approved the financial restructuring plan

* CGG: The general meeting of shareholders has approved the financial restructuring plan

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Earthquake rocks border area between Iraq, Iran

More than 200 people are dead and 1,700 injured after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the border region between Iran and Iraq.

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Slovenia Chooses Between the Incumbent and an Ex-Actor for President

President Borut Pahor was seeking a second term, but his rival, Marjan Sarec, tapped into concerns about the struggling economy and had narrowed the gap.

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London mayor supports compromise efforts between regulator and Uber

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday he supported efforts by the city's transport regulator Transport for London to try to reach a compromise with Uber after the taxi app confirmed it would appeal in a running row over workers' rights.

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After a Disciplined Week in Asia, Trump Unloads on Critics

In a stream of tweets, he called those raising questions about Russia “haters and fools” and said he could call North Korea’s leader “short and fat.”

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Trump unloads on 'haters and fools'

President Donald Trump unleashed a series of tweets Sunday morning as he nears the end of his epic 13-day diplomatic tour of Asia, going after "haters and fools" who question his ties to Russia and mocking the shape of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

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Vietnam, in a Bind, Tries to Chart a Path Between U.S. and China

It is hard to overstate the long history of Vietnamese antipathy toward the Chinese. But with the U.S. apparently withdrawing from the region, Hanoi can’t ignore Beijing.

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MOVES-Louis Dreyfus oilseed head leaves company; new US wheat trading boss named

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Louis Dreyfus Corp's manager of North American oilseeds, Sean Doyle, has left the company, sources said on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Venezuela state power company defaults on $650 mln bond: trustee

CARACAS, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A Venezuelan state-run power company has defaulted on a $650 million bond that comes due in 2018 by failing to make an interest payment, the bond's trustee said on Friday, a confirmation of the OPEC nation's dire cash-flow crunch.

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A court fight between AT&T and Trump administration could take years

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BRIEF-NYX Gaming Group announces new shareholder meeting date and announces new commercial partnership with Scientific Games

* NYX Gaming Group Limited announces new shareholder meeting date, provides update on William Hill matters and announces new commercial partnership with Scientific Games

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BRIEF-Western Investment Company Of Canada appoints Stacey Cross as CFO

* The Western Investment Company Of Canada Ltd announces CFO transition

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The New Health Care: A Link Between Alcohol and Cancer? It’s Not Nearly as Scary as It Seems

An announcement from a cancer research group needs to be taken with a grain of salt, perhaps on the rim of a margarita glass.

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In Brexit-Era London, a Mosque Sits Between Two Types of Hate

Terrorism and shifting politics have left mainstream Muslims feeling wary in one of the Western cities that has been most open to them.

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UPDATE 1-Merged fertilizer company Nutrien eyes U.S. farm suppliers as cash pile builds

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Nutrien, the company to be formed by year-end from the merger of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, plans to expand its U.S. farm supply network and return cash to shareholders, Agrium Chief Executive Chuck Magro said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-‍Pershing Square comments on today's ADP shareholder vote​

* ‍Pershing Square Capital Management comments on today's ADP shareholder vote​

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BRIEF-3D systems says BMW awarded new 3-year contract to company

* 3D Systems Says BMW Awarded A New 3-Year Contract To 3D Systems

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BRIEF-Scpharmaceuticals sees IPO of 6.4 mln shares to be priced between $14.00 and $16.00 per share‍​

* Scpharmaceuticals Inc sees IPO of 6.4 million shares of common stock to be priced between $14.00 and $16.00 per share - SEC filing‍​

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BRIEF-Canadian Natural Resources targets overall production between 1.09 mln and 1.17 mln boe/d ‍in 2018​

* ‍In 2018, targets overall production between 1,090,000 and 1,170,000 boe/d​

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Custos seeks Johnston Press shareholder meeting for board shake-up

(Reuters) - Newspaper publisher Johnston Press Plc said it received a letter from its biggest shareholder and activist investor Custos Group, demanding a shareholder meeting for the removal of...

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Activist investor Custos demands general meeting of Johnston Press shareholders

(Reuters) - Newspaper publisher Johnston Press Plc said it received a letter from activist investor Custos Group AS demanding a general meeting of the company's shareholders.

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UPDATE 5-Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney -CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of its film and television assets to Walt Disney Co, which would gain new programming and expand its international reach, CNBC reported on Monday.

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Profile: A Novelist Confronts the Complex Relationship Between Japan and Korea

Min Jin Lee, the author of “Pachinko,” discusses her book and the remnants of discrimination against Koreans by the Japanese.

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UPDATE 2-Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney -CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox film and television conglomerate has held talks to sell most of the company to media giant Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney - CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch-controlled Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.

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Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney: CNBC

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co , CNBC reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney - CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-MPM Holdings sees IPO of 10.4 mln common shares priced to be between $23 and $25 per share

* MPM Holdings Inc sees IPO of 10.4 million common shares priced to be between $23 and $25 per share – sec filing‍​

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BRIEF-Richmont Mines says ISS and Glass Lewis recommended that both Alamos and Richmont shareholders vote for plan of arrangement​

* Richmont Mines - ISS and Glass Lewis, two proxy advisory firms, recommended that both Alamos and Richmont shareholders vote for plan of arrangement​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Arsanis Inc sees IPO of up to 3.13 mln shares of common stock to be priced between $15 and $17 per share

* Arsanis Inc sees IPO of up to 3.13 million shares of common stock to be priced between $15 and $17 per share - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2lUGU2x) Further company coverage: