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The tragedy that fueled this iconic song

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Op-Ed Contributor: ICE Detained My Husband for Being an Immigrant Activist

Ravi Ragbir, the director of the New Sanctuary coalition in New York City, was detained last week after speaking out for immigrant rights.

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Turkey detains five activists, including husband of freed German journalist: party

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police on Thursday detained at least five members of two leftist parties, including the husband of German journalist Mesale Tolu, who was freed from prison last month, the Socialist Party of the Oppressed (ESP) said on social media.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The El Salvador Tragedy

The president’s decision to expel 200,000 Salvadorans who received temporary protected status in 2001 is cruel and self-defeating.

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Mexico ex-first lady would end husband's army policy if elected

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican presidential hopeful and former first lady Margarita Zavala pledged to curb violence and crime by pulling soldiers off the streets in a reversal of her husband's military-led drug strategy that ushered in a sharp increase in violence.

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France abandons plan for new airport, squatters ordered out

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government abandoned plans for a new 580 million euro ($710 million) airport in western France on Wednesday, a sensitive decision that past governments had shirked for decades.

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UPDATE 3-France abandons plan for new airport, squatters ordered out

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UPDATE 2-France abandons plan for new airport in western France

* Anti-airport protesters told to clear out (Writes through, adds protests' comment, Mayor of Nantes)

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France abandons plan for new airport in western France

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government abandoned plans for a new 580 million euro ($709.80 million) airport in western France on Wednesday in favor of expanding an existing airport in Nantes, a sensitive decision that past governments had shirked for decades.

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Eiger to abandon blood pressure drug after trial failure

(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop development of its drug to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after it failed in a mid-stage study.

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Eiger BioPharma abandons blood pressure drug after failed study

(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop testing its drug ubenimex for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a mid-stage study.

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Husband of 'Real Housewives' star dies

Zarin was the husband of former cast member Jill Zarin. He died from cancer at 71.

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Ancient Greek tragedy tells timeless story of Syrian flight

BERLIN (Reuters) - A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides' tragedy "Iphigenia", using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences closer to the plight of women driven...

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Will Kim Jong Un's favorite band attend the Olympics?

Two weeks ago, the two Koreas weren't even talking.

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In Montecito, Enclave of Wealth and Fame, Unimagined Tragedy

Mudslides left the coastal community of Montecito, Calif., in ruins, and rescuers were racing against time on Sunday to find four people still missing.

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Hurricane Katrina was 'tragedy turned into blessing' for musician

2017 swept into the record books as the most destructive hurricane season in US history. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria forced millions to evacuate, leaving families from Texas to Puerto Rico fearing that they might never see their homes again.

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Perdue: Rural broadband is our duty to farmers

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After a Tragedy, Making the Case for Costa Rica

The tragedy of the crash is particularly difficult to reconcile with the remarkable beauty of Costa Rica — a place I wouldn’t hesitate to return to.

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Band of the Insulted: The Nicknames of Trump’s Adversaries

President Trump has inducted one of his own into the bleak fraternity: “Sloppy Steve” Bannon, his strategist-in-exile, has a new Twitter nickname.

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Led by the Mercers, Bannon’s Allies Abandon Him

Stephen K. Bannon’s provocative remarks about President Trump and his family, and Mr. Trump’s angry response, further alienated some of Mr. Bannon’s most important backers.

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Ivanka Trump, husband agreed she'd be the one to run for president, book says

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, made a deal when they came to Washington to serve in the White House that the first daughter would become the first female president if the opportunity arose, according to a forthcoming book obtained by The Guardian.

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Trump Disbands Commission on Voter Fraud

The president signed an order to end the White House commission even though he said there was “substantial evidence of voter fraud,” which experts say is rare.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Seeing an Opening to Leave Her Husband, She Took It and Didn’t Look Back

After seeking help at a domestic violence shelter in 2012, Katherine Rivera says she has pushed forward “because my kids haven’t seen happiness yet.”

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Canadian regulators ask CanniMed to abandon rights plan against Aurora bid

Dec 27 (Reuters) - Medical marijuana maker CanniMed Therapeutics Inc should withdraw a shareholder rights plan adopted to fend off a hostile bid from larger rival Aurora Cannibis Inc, two Canadian regulators have ruled.

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America's abandoned drive-ins

Nights at the drive-in were a heady mix of high school dates and high jinks and a once quintessential part of growing up in America.

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Tourist carrying husband's painkillers sentenced to 3 years in Egyptian prison

A British woman who says she was carrying painkillers for her ailing partner was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison and fined the equivalent of $5,611 by an Egyptian court.

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Taylor Swift’s Rivals This Holiday: Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole

The popularity of streaming holiday-music classics has made record labels more reluctant to release non-Christmas albums in the final quarter.

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Australia's digital agriculture dream stymied as government scrimps on broadband

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Gooda Creek Farm, located just outside Australia's capital city of Canberra, exemplifies the country's agricultural ambitions - a boutique producer that sells more than 2,000 kilograms a week of highly sought shiitake mushrooms to domestic and Asian consumers.

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Wailing fans bid farewell to lead singer of South Korean boy band SHINee

SEOUL (Reuters) - Grief-stricken fans braved Seoul's winter cold on Thursday to bid farewell to Kim Jong-hyun, the lead singer of top South Korean boy band SHINee, who died in hospital in a suspected suicide.

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A Model Life: How Petra Nemcova transformed tragedy into joy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If Petra Nemcova's life were a movie plot, nobody would believe it.

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BRIEF-Telus Granted $31 Mln To Continue PureFibre Broadband Network Deployment In Quebec

* TELUS CORP SAYS HAS BEEN GRANTED $31 MILLION BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S CONNECT TO INNOVATE PROGRAM AND QUEBEC GOVERNMENT'S QUÉBEC BRANCHÉ PROGRAM

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Lead singer of South Korean boy band SHINee dies in possible suicide

SEOUL (Reuters) - The lead singer of top South Korean boy band SHINee died in hospital on Monday in a possible suicide that robs fans of the globally-famous K-Pop genre of one of its biggest stars.

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Lead singer of South Korean boy band Shinee dies: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - The lead singer of South Korea's top boy band Shinee died on Monday after being taken to hospital unconscious, several news outlets including the Yonhap news agency reported without giving any source for the information.

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Lead singer for South Korean boy band Shinee dies: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - The lead singer for South Korea's top boy band Shinee died on Monday after being taken to hospital unconscious, Yonhap news agency reported without giving any source for the information.

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Argentina fires head of navy over submarine tragedy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members onboard, a government spokesman said on Saturday.

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Argentina fires head of navy after submarine tragedy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members onboard, a government spokesman said on Saturday.

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Bulletin Board: ‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

Catherine Porter, who has visited Haiti 20 times, explains how she discovered the men who collect and bury the bodies of impoverished Haitians.

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Ties: My Husband Died and All I Got Was This Sweatshirt

The “mazel” shirt didn’t bring us luck, but it was a symbol of my husband’s loving soul: Even when he was ill, he did something for me.

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Op-Ed Contributor: A G.O.P. Tragedy in Four Acts

Republicans embraced Trump, Moore and post-ethics politics. In defeat, they are officially post-shame.

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El Faro captain ignored storm reports before tragedy: U.S. authorities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The freighter El Faro sank in 2015, killing all 33 people aboard in the worst U.S. maritime disaster in three decades, after the captain ignored reports the ship was heading directly into a strengthening hurricane, a U.S. safety board concluded on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Capital Research Global Investors Reports 12.6 Pct Passive Stake In Bandwidth Inc As Of Nov 30

* CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS REPORTS 12.6 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN BANDWIDTH INC AS OF NOVEMBER 30 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2kJzKOE) Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-TIM expands high end broadband offerings in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Brazilian telecoms provider TIM Participacoes SA launched an expansion of its fiber-to-the-home service outside the country's two biggest cities on Friday, adding to competition for Brazil's high-end broadband customers.

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BRIEF-Alta Park Capital Reports 5.95 Pct Passive Stake In Bandwidth

* ALTA PARK CAPITAL LP REPORTS 5.95 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN BANDWIDTH INC AS OF NOV 30 - SEC FILING‍​ ‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2yPOqjL) Further company coverage:

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Georgia men indicted in racially motivated 1983 slaying

Two white men accused of killing a black man more than three decades ago will head to trial after a grand jury indicted them on numerous counts, including felony murder.

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Communist-Era Crooner and Far-Right Metal Band Share a Spotlight

“The Sinatra of the East” and a heavy metal group known for anti-Muslim lyrics were honored in the Czech Republic’s answer to the Grammys.

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Eerie photos capture the Cold War's abandoned 'ruins'

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Massachusetts Senate president steps aside as husband faces probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is taking a temporary leave of absence as his husband faces allegations that he used his political connections to sexually harass men.

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Massachusetts senator's husband subject of sex abuse probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - The Massachusetts state senate on Friday prepared to open an independent probe into accusations that Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg's husband used his political connections to sexually harass men, following a Boston Globe report on the claims.

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No hike in Argentine defense spending despite sub tragedy: senator

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina will not increase defense spending, despite the loss of a submarine with 44 crew aboard that has sparked criticism of the state of its armed forces, a close ally of President Mauricio Macri said on Friday.

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Massachusetts officials seek probe into claims against Senator's husband

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts officials called for an independent investigation into accusations that state Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg's husband used his political connections to sexually harass men, following a Boston Globe report on the claims.

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Argentina abandons rescue mission for crew of missing submarine

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina has given up on rescuing 44 crew members on a submarine that disappeared 15 days ago, though it will continue the search for the vessel with international assistance, a navy spokesman said on Thursday.

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Argentina abandons submarine crew rescue attempt

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina has ended a rescue operation for 44 crew members on a submarine that disappeared 15 days ago, though it will continue trying to locate the vessel with international partners, navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said on Thursday.

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Verizon plan to launch 5G broadband lifts shares

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc shares rose 2 percent in midday trading on Thursday after the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier said it would launch next-generation high-speed Internet services in three to five U.S. markets in 2018.

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Trump is a 'purveyor of hate,' husband of slain British MP says

Brendan Cox, the husband of slain British lawmaker Jo Cox, said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has "become a purveyor of hate" after retweeting three anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right account.

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Slain politician's husband shocked by tweet

Brendan Cox, the husband of a British Parliament member murdered by an extremist whose last words represented the hate group President Trump has retweeted anti-Muslim videos from, tells CNN's Anderson Cooper he thinks the President's actions have "shocked" everyone in the United Kingdom, no matter their political affiliation.

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Auris Medical to abandon hearing-loss drug trial

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Auris Medical Holding AG said on Tuesday it would terminate a late-stage study testing its drug to treat sudden deafness after the company's lead drug failed to improve hearing ability in patients in another study.

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Hockey’s Other Crosby Toils Outside the Spotlight

Taylor Crosby, a goalie for St. Cloud State, is used to talking about her famous older brother. But to her teammates, she’s a leader on her own terms.

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PNG police enter abandoned Australian-run detention camp: refugees

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea (PNG) police have entered an abandoned Australian-run detention camp seeking to get some 380 asylum-seekers who have barricaded themselves in there to leave, two of men told Reuters on Thursday.

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Yemen’s War Is a Tragedy. Is It Also a Crime?

Experts say the parties waging war in Yemen may be carrying out crimes against humanity. But what does that actually mean?

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Transgender woman's husband: 'People are talking ... I don't care'

What does it mean to love someone who was born a biological male but is a woman? Lisa Ling explores what it really means to be transgender on "This is Life," Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Cassidy's voice captured the spirit of 1970's youth

David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," has died after a battle with dementia.

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Cytokinetics sinks on abandoning ALS drug after failed trial

(Reuters) - Cytokinetics Inc shares plummeted nearly 28 percent on Tuesday after the drugmaker said it would stop developing one of its treatments for ALS, a fatal neuro-degenerative disorder, after the drug failed to improve lung function in a key trial.

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Cytokinetics abandons ALS drug after failed trial, shares tank

(Reuters) - Cytokinetics Inc will stop developing one of its treatments for ALS, which afflicts Stephen Hawking, after the drug failed in a late-stage trial, the company said on Tuesday, sending its shares tumbling about 35 percent.

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Cytokinetics abandons ALS drug after failed trial

(Reuters) - Cytokinetics Inc said on Tuesday it would discontinue developing its drug to treat ALS, a fatal neuro-degenerative disorder, after the treatment failed in a late-stage trial.

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Exclusive: Philippines' PT&T seeks partners for broadband, cell services, talks to Chinese firms

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Corp is talking to Chinese companies about forming strategic partnerships as part of plans to turn a niche player into a force in the domestic telecoms market, its chairman said on Tuesday.

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Two Texas Churches, Linked by Tragedy Amid the Pews

Baptist churches in the Texas towns of Daingerfield and Sutherland Springs have become sister congregations, linked by eerily similar attacks 37 years apart.

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Abandoned ruins of the Soviet space shuttle

It was the Soviet response to the Space Shuttle, designed to take the Cold War into space. But after just one flight, it was mothballed: now, abandoned ruins of what was called the Buran program are left to rust in the steppe of Kazakhstan.

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UK queen and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.

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Queen Elizabeth and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.

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BRIEF-Bandera Master Fund L.P. reports 9.5 pct stake in Rubicon Technology as of Nov 16

* Bandera Master Fund L.P. reports 9.5 pct stake in Rubicon Technology Inc as of Nov 16 - SEC Filing

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BRIEF-‍Bandera Partners LLC reports a 5.1 pct stake in Luby's Inc as of Nov 14

* ‍Bandera Partners LLC reports a 5.1 percent stake in luby's inc as of November 14 - SEC Filing​

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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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UK has reservations about diplomatic protection for jailed aid worker in Iran, husband says

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reservations about granting diplomatic protection to an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran, her husband said on Wednesday.

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Britain's Johnson to meet husband of aid worker jailed in Iran

LONDON (Reuters) - British foreign minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday meet the husband of an aid worker jailed in Iran to discuss granting diplomatic protection to her as part of an effort to secure her release from prison.

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Defecting North Korean soldier shot several times after abandoning escape car

SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South on Monday was racing towards the border in a car when a wheel came loose, forcing him to escape on foot under fire from North Korean soldiers, the South Korean government and military said.

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Military widow honors husband with Veterans Day baby gender reveal

On Veterans Day you usually see the colors red, white and blue, but people celebrating with Cassie Lohrey saw pink.

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PNG threatens to forcibly remove asylum seekers from abandoned Australian detention center

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea Immigration Minister Petrus Thomas said authorities would take steps on Monday to forcibly remove around 450 men who remain in an abandoned Australian detention center without food or running water.

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Fred Cole, Leader of Garage-Rock Band Dead Moon, Dies at 69

A singer and guitarist who became a hero of the Northwest music scene of the 1990s, he set a standard for do-it-yourself perseverance.

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Germany needs 20 billion euros for broadband upgrade: document

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany needs to invest some 20 billion euros ($23 billion) by 2025 on a national broadband upgrade, four parties seeking to form a coalition government said on Friday in a document seen by Reuters.

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Review: ‘The Band’s Visit’ Is a Ravishing Musical That Whispers With Romance

This singularly seductive show, based on an Israeli film, finds the ecstasy in ennui in a small desert town.

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Siemens CEO says not motivated by large industrial automation deals

MUNICH, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Siemens is not interested in taking part in large industrial automation merger deals at the moment, its chief executive said when asked about consolidation in the context of Emerson Electric's attempt to buy Rockwell Automation.

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Voices: A Gay Husband, a Dire Diagnosis and the Best-Laid Plans

I was just as unprepared to hear my doctor say “lung cancer” as I had been to hear my husband say “I’m gay.”

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Vodafone challenges BT with UK fibre broadband plan

LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone will partner with fibre network developer CityFibre to bring ultrafast broadband to 5 million UK homes and businesses by 2025, in a direct challenge to dominant rival BT .

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Vodafone and CityFibre partner on ultrafast broadband in UK

LONDON (Reuters) - British telecoms giant Vodafone said on Thursday it would partner with CityFibre, a wholesale fiber network infrastructure provider, to bring ultrafast broadband to up to 5 million homes and businesses in Britain by 2025.

YouTube.com nytimes.com

The Shift: YouTube’s Rapid Response Partisans Game the News of Tragedy

A community of internet talking heads gets their fact-challenged messages across by working fast after events like the church massacre in Texas.

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Texas church to hold service a week after tragedy

Twenty five members of its congregation are no more. Its worship hall is bullet-riddled and destroyed. But undeterred, the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will host a service on Sunday, just seven days after a gunman stormed the building in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

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BRIEF-Swiss cut fees for 5G frequencies, to allot more bands

Swiss government says licence fees for mobile radio frequencies which will be used for future mobile radio technology (5g) are being reduced

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Fog forces Trump to abandon DMZ trip in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to make an unannounced visit to the heavily fortified border separating North and South Korea was aborted on Wednesday after dense fog prevented his helicopter from landing, officials said.

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Modern Love: Dear David’s Wife, Can You Diagnose My Husband, Too?

Figuring out her husband had Asperger’s meant everything would be fine between them, right? Not so fast, says Kristen Finch.

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Merkel's party opposes Telekom selloff to fund broadband upgrade: sources

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's ruling conservatives oppose selling the state's holding in Deutsche Telekom to raise billions of euros for a national broadband upgrade, preferring instead to divest stock in Deutsche Post, a senior source said.

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When Susan B. Anthony’s ‘Little Band of 9 Ladies’ Voted Illegally

The New York Times covered the moment on Nov. 5, 1872 — sort of. A one-paragraph news item the next day ran under the heading “Minor Topics.”

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Pakistani Newlywed Accused of Poisoning Her Husband and 16 Others

The woman, Aasia Bibi, and her boyfriend were charged with murder, accused of having intentionally poisoned milk to escape an arranged marriage.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: The Return of the Real Boy Band and 10 More New Songs

Hear Feist honor Leonard Cohen, N.E.R.D snap back to life and more new songs that caught our critics' attention this week.

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Polly want a broadband connection? Cockatoos cost Australian cable company

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's government-built $36 billion broadband network, already under attack from underwhelmed customers, has found a new and formidable enemy - cockatoos are chewing through cables across the country.

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Review: ‘Shadowlands,’ a Tale of C.S. Lewis’s Romance, Tackles a Different Tragedy

William Nicholson’s biodrama, is directed by Christa Scott-Reed for the Fellowship for Performing Arts.

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Dutch begin trial over 1970s Ethiopian war crimes

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A man faced war crimes charges at a Dutch court on Monday accused of the incarceration, torture and murder of opponents of former Ethiopian leader Mengistu Haile Mariam in the 1970s.

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Raccoon-sized dinosaur with 'bandit mask' amazes scientists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A raccoon-sized, feather-clad dinosaur that roamed China 130 million years ago shared a distinctive trait with the furry modern mammal that topples trash cans in North America: a stripe across their eyes resembling a bandit mask.

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Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 billion merger as opposition intensifies

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Huntsman have agreed to abandon their proposed $20 billion merger, bowing to a growing number of shareholders who had joined activist investor White Tale to oppose the deal.

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UPDATE 1-Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 bln merger as opposition intensifies

ZURICH, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Huntsman have agreed to abandon their proposed $20 billion merger, bowing to a growing number of shareholders who had joined activist investor White Tale to oppose the deal.

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Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 bln merger as opposition intensifies

ZURICH, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Huntsman have agreed to abandon their proposed $20 billion merger, bowing to a growing number of shareholders who had joined activist investor White Tale to oppose the deal.

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BRIEF-Huntsman, Clariant mutually agree to abandon planned merger of equals

* Huntsman and Clariant mutually agree to abandon planned merger of equals

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Somalia's al Shabaab stones woman to death for cheating on husband

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab on Thursday publicly stoned a woman to death in a town in the south for cheating on her husband, an official told Reuters.

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Trilobites: A Turkey-Sized Dinosaur With a Raccoon-Like Bandit Mask

By analyzing Sinosauropteryx specimens found in China, paleontologists found that certain camouflage patterns have a deep evolutionary history.

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In Hammarskjold Crash, U.N. Report Bolsters Theory That Tragedy Was No Accident

A finding gave weight to theories of skulduggery tied to the 1961 crash of the plane carrying the United Nations chief Dag Hammarskjold.

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Keilar: With my husband deployed, covering the news hits home

It's Saturday afternoon and I'm mid-movie on the couch when suddenly I'm sucked into a Twitter wormhole.

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BRIEF-Adtran ‍says is working with nbn to advance high-speed broadband access to Australians​

* ‍Announced it is working with nbn to advance high-speed broadband access to citizens of Australia​

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Soldier's widow: Trump forgot my husband's name

The widow of a soldier killed in Niger appears on "Good Morning America" and says US President Trump "couldn't even remember his name."

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Tragedy and the Will to Live: The Obsessive Art of Charlotte Salomon

The almost 800 gouache paintings of “Life? or Theater?”, a semi-autobiographical series by the Berlin-born Jewish artist, are being shown together for the first time, in Amsterdam.

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UPDATE 3-EPA abandons changes to U.S. biofuel program after lawmaker pressure

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters.

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Amber Tamblyn believes racist claim against husband David Cross

Amber Tamblyn reached out to the woman who accused her husband, David Cross, of making racist comments and said she believes her.

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EPA abandons changes to U.S. biofuel program after lawmaker pressure

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters.

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EPA abandons changes to renewable fuel program after lawmaker pressure: letter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of controversial changes to the nation's renewable fuel program after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers, the agency said in a letter to lawmakers seen by Reuters.

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Celgene abandons Crohn's drug trials, shares drop

(Reuters) - Celgene Corp said it would abandon testing a drug to treat Crohn's disease, in a major setback to the U.S. biotechnology company's pipeline amid attempts to lower dependence on its mainstay Revilimid.

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Celgene abandons Crohn's disease drug trials

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Celgene Corp said on Thursday it would stop two studies of its drug for an inflammatory bowel disease and would not begin a third, following a recommendation by a data monitoring committee.

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China calls on US to 'abandon its prejudices'

China has called on the US to "abandon its prejudices" after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson claimed Beijing was subverting the global order and pursuing predatory economic policies.

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Trump Denies Telling Army Widow Her Husband ‘Knew What He Signed Up For’

A Democratic representative from Florida said she overheard a phone call the president made to the widow of Sgt. La David T. Johnson, a Green Beret who was killed in an ambush in Niger.

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Verizon to pay $17.7 million to resolve school broadband probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will pay $17.7 million to resolve a probe by U.S. regulators and the Justice Department into potential payment violations related to a federal school broadband program.

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UPDATE 1-Verizon to pay $17.7 million to resolve school broadband probe

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will pay $17.7 million to resolve a probe by U.S. regulators and the Justice Department into potential payment violations related to a federal school broadband program.

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Hear 911 calls from nursing home tragedy

Officials have released 911 calls made from a Florida nursing home where 14 people died after Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida.

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Kurds abandon territory in the face of Iraq government advance

BAGHDAD/KIRKUK (Reuters) - The Baghdad government recaptured territory across the breadth of northern Iraq from Kurds on Tuesday, making startingly rapid gains in a sudden campaign that has shifted the balance of power in the country almost overnight.

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Camping With John Waters and His Band of ‘Filthy Freaks’

The “Pope of Trash” hosts a sleep-away camp in Litchfield County, Conn. Yes, there were marshmallows, polyester and nudity.

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Woman dies in husband's arms while hiding in swimming pool

When a wildfire engulfed their hilltop rental house without warning, Armando and Carmen Berriz took shelter in a swimming pool, their mouths and noses poking out of the water to gulp the smoky air.

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Roger Goodell's wife used fake Twitter account to defend her husband

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's wife used an anonymous Twitter account to defend her often embattled husband from critics in the media.

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They adopted her thinking she was abandoned. Then they learned the truth.

The 7-year-old girl, dressed in bright pink and holding one of her favorite stuffed animals, sees her mother for the first time in nearly a year. A brilliant smile spreads across Namata's face, punctuating her excitement.

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Beauty of decay: Abandoned ruins from around the world

As an airline pilot, Belgian-born Henk Van Rensbergen was used to traveling the world. But he found a great way to supersize that passion: hunting for the most wonderful, secret, haunting abandoned places.

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Philippines drugs war to target 'big fish', police units disbanded

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's ferocious war on drugs will shift to a higher gear to target "big fish", officials said on Thursday, moving away from street level operations to go after big networks and suppliers.

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Return of the ’80s! Synth-Pop Bands Stage a Middle-Aged Comeback

Pioneering electronic music bands like Depeche Mode, New Order, Alphaville and Erasure have released new material. It's like the 80s all over again.

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In New Test for Obamacare, Iowa Seeks to Abandon Marketplace

Its plan would give premium subsidies to well-off people but increase out-of-pocket costs for many with modest incomes. Other states could potentially follow.

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U.N. bans four ships over North Korea contraband, U.S. delays four more

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying cargo from North Korea, including one vessel that had ammunition, but the United States postponed a bid to blacklist four others pending further investigation.

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Disney star defends remarrying two years after husband died

A former Disney Channel star has struck back at online commenters who are questioning her new marriage less than two years after her first husband died.

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Opinion: Special Ops isn't US Band-Aid

Somalia. Afghanistan. Syria. Iraq.

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Rebounding after tragedy: Will site of Las Vegas massacre reopen?

As Americans mourn the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas, questions will inevitably arise about the future of the Las Vegas Village, now the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

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TransCanada abandons $12 billion pipeline project after green push

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp abandoned construction of its Energy East pipeline on Thursday, taking a C$1 billion ($798 million) non-cash charge and handing environmental groups a major victory in efforts to hamper Canadian oil development.

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TransCanada abandons pipeline projects after green push

(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp finally abandoned construction of its controversial Energy East pipeline on Thursday, taking a C$1 billion blow and handing environmental groups a major victory in efforts to hamper Canadian oil development.

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UPDATE 2-TransCanada abandons pipeline projects after green push

Oct 5 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp finally abandoned construction of its controversial Energy East pipeline on Thursday, taking a C$1 billion blow and handing environmental groups a major victory in efforts to hamper Canadian oil development.

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TransCanada to abandon Energy East and Eastern Mainline projects

Oct 5 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said on Thursday it would abandon its Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects, following tough review by Canada's energy regulator.

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Jason Aldean talks anger, heartache, fear after Vegas tragedy

Jason Aldean is still coming to terms with the mass shooting that occurred during his set in Las Vegas Sunday night, leaving 59 dead and hundreds injured.

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New York Today: New York Today: Giving Blood During a Tragedy

Tuesday: One way to help in a disaster, the New York Film Festival continues, and the winners of the “Oscars of libraries.”

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Tragedy in Las Vegas and Puerto Rico

We discuss the mass shooting that has left at least 59 people dead in Las Vegas, and the struggles of Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria.

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Fiction: A Second Wife Haunted by the Shadow of Her Husband’s First

Lily Tuck’s new novel, steeped in references to literary forebears, exposes the psychological obsession of women who’ve wed the same man.

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Ludmila Belousova, Russian Who Skated With Husband to Olympic Gold, Dies at 81

She and Oleg Protopopov dominated pairs competition in figure-skating in the 1960s, winning Olympic gold medals with a balletic style.

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Citizens band together to get mainland help to Puerto Rico

As the music blared the latest pop hits, kids ran back and forth in the afternoon sun. The gathering had all the energy of a block party -- but it wasn't.

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Abandoned by tourists, Bali town counts cost of Indonesia volcano

AMED, Indonesia (Reuters) - A Balinese town once bustling with holidaymakers has almost emptied of tourists after warnings that nearby Mount Agung could erupt at any time - a snapshot of the growing cost the rumbling volcano poses to Indonesia's economy.

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BRIEF-Nokia to help Idea Cellular meet bandwidth demand

* To help Idea Cellular meet bandwidth demand by deploying 1830 photonic services switch based wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) solution​ Source text - Nokia will help Idea Cellular meet ever-increasing bandwidth demand by deploying Nokia's 1830 Photonic Services Switch (PSS) based Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) solution. The optical transport network solution will be implemented across fiber-constrained geographies on the Idea network. Once the technology is deployed, Idea will be

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Aerosmith's Steven Tyler experiencing medical problem, band cancels shows

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler is dealing with an "unexpected medical issue" that has forced the band to cancel four shows in South America, the group said in a statement on Tuesday.

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A family's tragedy after they couldn't stop the hate

The family raised so many alerts about their neighbor. Why was nothing done to stop him?

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Pat Tillman's widow: Don't 'politicize' husband's service in way 'that divides us'

President Trump's tweets have consequences. Look no further than Marie Tillman, the widow of Pat Tillman, who was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan in 2004.

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While wealthy Mexicans swamped by quake aid, poor feel abandoned

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Relief supplies and volunteers are piling up at rescue sites in upscale districts of Mexico City following Tuesday's deadly earthquake in a show of solidarity that has contrasted with the government's struggle to get aid to people most in need.

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9th death in post-Irma nursing home tragedy

A ninth victim has died after a Florida nursing home failed to evacuate its residents, who suffered for days in oppressive heat with no air conditioning, after Hurricane Irma, according to the Hollywood Police Department.

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White House weighs abandoning estate tax repeal in Republican tax push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration may abandon its promise to repeal the U.S. estate tax on inherited assets in an effort to make a still-evolving Republican tax cut framework more...

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Hamas asks Abbas to lift Gaza sanctions after disbanding shadow government

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Hamas called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday to respond to the disbanding of its shadow government in the Gaza Strip by ending his sanctions on the impoverished enclave.

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Baton Rouge shootings may be racially motivated, police say

Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, said Sunday the killings of two black men in separate incidents last week are linked and may have been racially motivated.

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Abandoned Berlin: Stories of forgotten places

"Germany's history is pretty unique," says Ciarán Fahey. "I don't think you have the same level of waste and destruction in other countries in Europe."

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Amicus abandons wound treatment, focus shifts to future trial data

(Reuters) - Amicus Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday it would stop developing its experimental drug for healing wounds related to a rare skin disease, but shares of the company rose as investors appeared to focus on the drug developer's expanding pipeline.

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UPDATE 3-Amicus abandons wound treatment, focus shifts to future trial data

* Analysts express optimism about upcoming trial data (Updates share price, adds analyst comment)

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Amicus to abandon wound treatment after late-stage failure

(Reuters) - U.S. drug developer Amicus Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer invest in clinical trials of its drug for healing wounds after the experimental treatment failed a late-stage trial.

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Amicus to abandon wound treatment after it fails late-stage trial

(Reuters) - U.S. drug developer Amicus Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday it will not invest in any more clinical trials of its drug to heal wounds, after the experimental treatment failed to meet the main goals of a late-stage trial.

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UPDATE 1-Amicus to abandon wound treatment after it fails late-stage trial

Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. drug developer Amicus Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday it will not invest in any more clinical trials of its drug to heal wounds, after the experimental treatment failed to meet the main goals of a late-stage trial.

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Killer of eight in Texas shooting was estranged husband of one victim

DALLAS (Reuters) - A man who shot to death eight people at a Dallas-area house party before he was killed by police was identified on Tuesday as the estranged husband of one of the victims.

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Van Jones: The one group we abandoned during the hurricanes

With all the stories of heroism and tragedy in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, one group of people have been left out of sight and out of our hearts: the incarcerated men and women in our federal correctional facilities.

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BRIEF-Sierra Wireless tests narrowband-IoT modules on T-Mobile network

* Testing underway for next-generation narrowband IoT modules, expected to be available for T-Mobile's narrowband IoT network in early 2018​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Keys residents leave rows of cars abandoned

CNN's Bill Weir reports from the Florida Keys where many residents have abandoned their vehicles ahead of Hurricane Irma's landfall.

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UPDATE 4-Akzo abandons profit forecast made during PPG takeover battle

* CFO to step aside on health grounds (Adds quotes from shareholder meeting)

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UPDATE 3-TransCanada may abandon Energy East pipe facing tougher review

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 7 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp seeks to suspend the application for its Energy East pipeline for 30 days and may abandon the project, the company said on Thursday, weeks after Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) announced a tougher review process.

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UPDATE 2-TransCanada may abandon Energy East pipe facing tougher review

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 7 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp seeks to suspend the application for its Energy East pipeline for 30 days and may abandon the project, the company said on Thursday, weeks after Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) announced a tougher review process.

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TransCanada may abandon Energy East pipe facing tougher review

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp will suspend the application for its Energy East pipeline for 30 days and may abandon the project, the company said on Thursday, weeks after Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) regulator announced a tougher review process.

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UPDATE 1-TransCanada may abandon Energy East pipe facing tougher review

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 7 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp will suspend the application for its Energy East pipeline for 30 days and may abandon the project, the company said on Thursday, weeks after Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) regulator announced a tougher review process.

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BRIEF-Liberty Broadband enters into a multi-draw margin loan credit facility​

* Liberty Broadband Corp - ‍On August 31 unit entered into a multi-draw margin loan credit facility​

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BRIEF-Evacuation zone around Arkema Crosby facility lifted

* 1.5 MILE EVACUATION ZONE LIFTED FOR AREA SURROUNDING ARKEMA CROSBY FACILITY

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BRIEF-Arkema Inc provides update on Crosby plant

* Arkema Inc-at site in Crosby, Texas, there is clear visual evidence that chemicals in trailers are degrading but they have failed to ignite completely

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Tragedy: Good Samaritan rescue mission takes fatal turn

A group of amateur rescuers was electrocuted while on a boat trying to help survivors of Houston's historic flooding. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

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CORRECTED-U.S. Chemical Safety Board says to probe incident at Arkema's Crosby, Texas, plant

WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said on Thursday it had launched an investigation into explosions at a flooded Arkema SA chemical plant in Crosby, Texas.

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BRIEF-Arkema says explosions and smoke reported at its Crosby plant

* Arkema Inc- explosions and smoke reported at Arkema Inc Crosby plant

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As tragedy unfolds, Trump faces test of counselor-in-chief

President Donald Trump is still reaching for the right tone to match the vast, unfolding human tragedy of Hurricane Harvey.

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Exclusive: Brazil's Chapecoense air crash widows decry 'abandonment'

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The families of Brazilians killed in the Chapecoense air crash are appealing for justice and reparations and said in interviews on Wednesday that they feel "abandoned" by the soccer club and media companies.

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Canada band raises new issue in Kinder Morgan pipeline challenge

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A Canadian aboriginal band seeking to stop Kinder Morgan Inc's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has asked a court to consider the federal government's position for a tougher review on a rival project.

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AT&T to expand 5G U.S. broadband trials

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Wednesday that it is expanding its 5G trials to include three new U.S. cities by the end of the year as part of its push to develop a next-generation network.

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See band's touching tribute to Houston

After canceling a Houston concert because of Hurricane Harvey, Coldplay performed a new song they wrote for the city during their Miami concert.

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U.S. indie band Brand New tops Billboard 200

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Indie rock band Brand New took the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart with "Science Fiction," according to data on Monday from Nielsen SoundScan.

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Opinion: Texas shaped by meteorological tragedy

When the great-named storms surge against the Texas coast, the rising water might stir up a few ghosts. Harvey's landfall, not far from Matagorda Bay, will be an historical reminder of how the state has been shaped by hurricanes and meteorological tragedy.

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Abandoned wrecks from around the world

A car upturned and standing on its nose, subjected to the harsh weather of the Nevada desert. A Canadian schooner that sank in 1885 and rests, preserved to this day, in a harbor in Lake Huron. A space shuttle left forgotten in its hanger.

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For First Time Since 1970s, White Man Executed for Racial Killings in Florida

The death of Mark James Asay was significant in another way: It was the first time that the drug etomidate was used in the United States.

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White House says it hasn't abandoned getting Mexico to pay for wall

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that the President is "committed to making sure" he'll get funding to back his campaign promise of a border wall and that the administration has not "abandoned" plans to make Mexico pay for it.

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‘The Deuce’ Recalls Sex and Sleaze in 1970s Times Square

The new HBO series aims to explore the repercussions of a business dependent upon the sale of the flesh without slipping into preachy puritanism or flat-out pornography.

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Terror threat cancels US band's concert

A terror threat early Wednesday in the Netherlands caused the cancellation of a concert at a venue in Rotterdam, police there said.

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DealBook: Even Business Leaders Who Abandoned Trump’s Councils May Not Stray Far

Despite their symbolic moves, many C.E.O.s will continue to advocate positions in person and through lobbyists, while people in Mr. Trump’s inner circle face a harder decision.

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The haunting beauty of abandoned buildings

Meet Leland Kent. He is slightly obsessed with rust and decay, peeling paint and piles of debris. He's OK breathing in musty air and unusual smells, crawling through mud, squeezing through fences and hoisting himself over barbed wire.

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Haunting photos of abandoned spaces

"My photos give life to dead places," says photographer and urban explorer Ilan Benattar. The Frenchman has traveled across Europe shooting its abandoned industrial spaces for his series, "Lost Factories."

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Trump abandons plan to create infrastructure council: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has abandoned plans to create an infrastructure advisory council, the White House said on Thursday, after he scrapped two other advisory groups led by corporate CEOs following his controversial remarks on white nationalists.

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How Rolling Stones bandmate became an environmental activist

Chuck Leavell is a forester, an environmental activist and a rocker.

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News Analysis: Trump Refuses to Set a Moral Standard, Abandoning a Traditional Duty

The president’s predecessors, going back to George Washington, have all tried, with varying degrees of success, to summon Americans to a higher moral purpose.

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Dispatch From Lebanon: Next Door to War, an Indie Arab Band Sings of Defiance and Joy

At an outdoor concert, a reporter learns why Mashrou’ Leila’s music is like air to its fans.

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Elaine Chao on Trump's criticism of husband: I stand by both

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao stood shoulder-to-shoulder Tuesday with President Donald Trump, the same man who railed against her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, last week and demanded that the lawmaker "get back to work" on health care.

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Regeneron to abandon drug for common respiratory virus

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said it would stop developing its drug to prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in infants, after it failed a late-stage study.

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Sessions vows 'vigorous' action in wake of Charlottesville tragedy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed Monday that the Justice Department will "take the most vigorous action" to protect Americans against "racism and bigotry" in the aftermath of the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.

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Wild brass bands festival kicks off in Serbia

GUCA, Serbia (Reuters) - The 57h Guca Brass Band Festival, Serbia's liveliest traditional music event, has attracted tens of thousands of people crowding the streets and savoring the trumpet beat.

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Jefferson Starship guitarist can pursue lawsuit over band name

(Reuters) - A founding member of Jefferson Starship may pursue part of his lawsuit seeking to stop former bandmates from using the rock group's name, a federal judge ruled on Friday.

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Why we love boy bands

Boy bands never go on to become man bands, or at least that's what Nick Carter believes.

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Crocodile rock: ancient beast named after Motörhead band's Lemmy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A ferocious sea-going crocodile that menaced coastal waters about 164 million years ago during the Jurassic Period has been given a name honoring the similarly ferocious heavy-metal rocker Lemmy, the late front man for the British band Motörhead.

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Amazon sued by transgender woman, husband for workplace harassment

(Reuters) - A transgender woman and her husband sued Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday, accusing the company of subjecting them to severe harassment and physical threats when they both worked at the retailer's warehouse in Kentucky.

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Husband trolled for praising his 'curvy' wife

Robbie Tripp's viral Instagram post praising his "curvy" wife drew criticism from some social media users.