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Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears in public for first time since army took charge

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe appeared in public on Friday for the first time since the army took charge this week, as the ruling party made plans to force him to step down after more than three decades in power.

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Pakistan's long-persecuted Ahmadi minority fear becoming election scapegoat

RABWAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - Crammed into buses and mini-vans, more than 10,000 Pakistanis traveled to a mosque on the outskirts of the small Punjabi town of Rabwah, for the sole purpose of denouncing followers of the minority sect based here as "infidels and enemies of the state".

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Global stocks set for longest run of losses since March, euro shines

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set for their longest losing streak in more than six months on Wednesday as weaker commodities weighed, while the euro hit its highest levels in three weeks.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks set for longest losing streak since March, euro shines

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - World stocks were set for their longest losing streak in more than six months on Wednesday as weaker commodities weighed, while the euro hit its highest levels in three weeks.

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Exclusive: EU set to rule in favor of speed skaters over ISU ban threat - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators are set to back speed skaters who want to compete in new money-spinning events outside the control of the sport's governing body, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks on longest losing streak since Sept, rand rocked again

* Rand hits one-year low as talk of Treasury resignation swirls

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Texas church holds first service since mass shooting

The congregation of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held a service on Sunday, one week after a gunman opened fire in the church, killing 25 people and an unborn child in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides, but notches longest weekly win streak since 1996

TORONTO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index finished lower for a third straight session on Friday, but it managed to rise for the full week, notching its longest weekly winning streak in more than two decades.

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UPDATE 2-European shares suffer worst day since June as earnings underwhelm

* ECB supervisor lifts Italian banks, results help Commerzbank

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Trump will be first foreign leader to dine in Forbidden City since 1949

Donald Trump will receive an honor in Beijing not granted to any US President since the founding of the People's Republic of China: official dinner inside the Forbidden City.

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Market rally is 3rd best since World War II

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BRIEF-U.S.-based bond ETFs post $78 mln outflows in week, 1st withdrawals since March -ICI

* U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $3 bln in week ended Nov. 1, lowest net inflows since Sept. 27 -ICI

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BRIEF-Tapestry's Q1 gross margins pressured on Kate Spade integration

* Tapestry CEO - Co on track to drive double-digit growth for the year at Stuart Weitzman -conf call

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UPDATE 3-Coach owner Tapestry's profit beats; doubles Kate Spade savings estimate

* Takes $188 million charge related to Kate Spade deal (Adds comments from CEO interview, conference call, updates share price)

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One-year since Trump's win, U.S. funds enjoy strong growth

LONDON (Reuters) - Assets managed by U.S.-based funds have grown substantially, led by equity funds, since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential elections a year ago.

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Japan's Nikkei tops 22,750.70 to hit highest level since 1992

TOKYO, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei jumped to a level not seen since 1992 on Tuesday morning as foreign investors chased the market higher on hopes for strong earnings from Japan Inc.

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CDPQ's Ivanhoe Cambridge names Chanakya Chakravarti as managing director of India ops

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Canada's second-biggest public pension fund, Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ), said on Monday it appointed Chanakya Chakravarti to head its Indian operations.

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U.S. oil rig count falls by most in week since May 2016 -Baker Hughes

Nov 3 (Reuters) - U.S. energy companies cut eight oil rigs this week, the biggest reduction since May 2016, extending a drilling decline that started over the summer when prices slipped below $50 a barrel. The oil rig count fell to 729 in the week to Nov. 3, the lowest level since May, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said in its closely followed report on Friday. The rig count, an early indicator of future output, is still much hi

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U.S.-based stock funds take in most cash since May: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors stockpiled $19.3 billion in U.S.-based equity funds during October, ending a streak of outflows for the funds since May, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

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U.S.-based stock funds take in most cash since May -Lipper

NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Investors stockpiled $19.3 billion in U.S.-based equity funds during October, ending a streak of outflows for the funds since May, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

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Bank of England takes slow lane after first rate hike since 2007

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England raised interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years on Thursday but said it expected only "very gradual" further increases as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, sending sterling down sharply.

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Bank of England set to raise rates for first time since 2007

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England looks set to raise interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years on Thursday, despite economic growth appearing weaker than before any other increase in borrowing costs in the past two decades.

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Stocks clock up fresh records as oil hits highest since mid-2015

LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets notched up a fresh record high on Wednesday, powered by a 3 percent jump in basic resources shares after oil prices hit their highest since mid-2015 and by robust earnings from companies such as Sony.

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RPT-Rookies and robots brace for first UK rate rise since 2007

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Financial markets braced this week for what could be the Bank of England's first rate rise in a decade - a step into the unknown for a generation of young traders who started work after 2007 but also for the state-of-the-art technology they use.

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U.S. consumer spending grows at fastest pace since 2009, savings drop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than eight years in September, likely as households in Texas and Florida replaced flood-damaged motor vehicles, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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U.S. consumer spending grows at fastest pace since 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than eight years in September, likely as households in Texas and Florida replaced flood-damaged motor vehicles, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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U.S. consumer spending posts largest gain since 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than eight years in September, likely as households in Texas and Florida replaced flood-damaged motor vehicles, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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Figure skating: Osmond overcomes stumbles to take gold at Skate Canada

(Reuters) - Kaetlyn Osmond landed several difficult jumps to overcome two stumbles during her long routine and win gold at the Skate Canada International in Regina, Saskatchewan on Saturday.

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Figure skating: Osmond dazzles home crowd to lead Skate Canada

(Reuters) - Kaetlyn Osmond dazzled the home crowd to take an emphatic lead after the ladies short program at the Skate Canada International in Regina, Saskatchewan on Friday.

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Trump. Cambridge Analytica. WikiLeaks. The links, explained.

There is a web of connections between the Trump campaign, the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks and the public disclosures it injected into the presidential campaign. Federal investigators are examining some of these relationships and whether any of them were part of an effort to coordinate with Russia's election-meddling campaign.

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Rose McGowan to make 1st appearance since Weinstein scandal

One of Harvey Weinstein's most high-profile accusers is scheduled to make her first public appearance since charges of sexual harassment against the mogul came to light three weeks ago.

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BRIEF-Nissan said to have conducted faulty inspections since 1979 - Bloomberg

* Nissan said to have conducted faulty inspections since 1979 - Bloomberg citing source Source text - https://bloom.bg/2yR22K4 Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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Trump has granted Fox News 19 interviews since inauguration

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Mutual funds, ETFs nab $20.77 billion for week ended Oct. 18, biggest since June

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Total estimated inflows to long-term mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $20.77 billion for the week ended Oct. 18, the biggest attraction of cash since mid-June,...

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‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ Causes 2nd Death in Texas Since Hurricane Harvey

A 31-year-old man, Josue Zurita, had been working to repair houses in Galveston when he injured his arm, and the wound became infected.

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California Today: California Today: Trial Opens in Killing of Kate Steinle

Tuesday: The trial opens in the killing of Kate Steinle, looking for answers in the Aliso Canyon gas leak, and more hot weather on the way.

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Top general: ISIS becoming 'global challenge'

Gen. Joseph Dunford warned in a news conference that ISIS is becoming a "global challenge" and trying to establish a physical presence outside Iraq and Syria. CNN's Arwa Damon spoke to ISIS fighters about what's next for the terror group.

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Stephen Hawking's thesis crashes Cambridge website

For the first time ever, influential British scientist Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis is available to the public -- if you can get the web page to load.

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Nikkei posts longest winning streak since 1961 on weaker yen, Abe hopes

TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose for the 14th straight session on Friday to post its longest winning streak in over 50 years, as a weaker yen helped stocks recoup earlier losses.

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Dodgers 11, Cubs 1 | Los Angeles wins series, 4-1: Dodgers Crush the Cubs and Reach Their First World Series Since 1988

Enrique Hernandez, a utility player for the Dodgers, hit three home runs in the Game 5 win, including a grand slam in the third inning.

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Nikkei in reach of best run of daily gains since 1961 on weaker yen, Abe hopes

TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday in choppy trade, in reach of posting its best daily winning streak in more than five decades, as a weaker yen helped stocks pare earlier losses.

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Kurdish officials say thousands flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Kurdish officials said on Thursday thousands of their people had fled Kirkuk region fearing persecution since Iraqi armed forces retook it following a referendum on Kurdish independence that was rejected by Baghdad.

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Car runs over, pins skateboarding teen

The Boone County Sheriff's Office released bodycam video of one of it's deputies using a jack to help save a teen skateboarder pinned under a car.

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100,000 Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials

ERBIL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk for fear of sectarian reprisals since Iraqi government forces took over the city after a Kurdish independence referendum condemned by Baghdad, regional Kurdish officials said on Thursday.

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Obama hits campaign trail for first time since leaving White House

(Reuters) - Former President Barack Obama returns to the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, venturing out to support Democrats in two governor's races that could offer a clue about the national mood before next year's midterm elections.

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About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk since Monday: Kurdish officials

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk, fearing unrest, since Monday's takeover of the region by Iraqi forces, officials from the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Thursday.

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RPT-UK annual retail sales growth slows to weakest since 2013 in Q3

(Repeats with no changes to text) LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - British retail sales suffered an unexpectedly sharp slowdown in September, dragging quarterly growth to its weakest annual rate since 2013, suggesting consumer demand remains uncertain as the Bank of England nears its first rate rise in a decade. Retail sales volumes fell 0.8 percent in September, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday, reversing a jump in August and undershooting all ec

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Nikkei rises a 13th straight day, creating longest win streak since 1988

* Kobe Steel gains after automakers declare some products safe

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UPDATE 3-Akzo cuts profit goal for second time since fending off PPG

* Still planning special dividend, chemicals sale (Recasts to focus on Akzo's missed promise, adds detail)

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UPDATE 1-China Treasury holdings highest since July 2016 -U.S. Treasury data

NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - China's holdings of Treasuries in August rose to their highest since July 2016, data from the Treasury Department showed on Tuesday, with some analysts saying the Chinese government was probably buying U.S. government debt to stem the renminbi's appreciation.

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Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge's due date announced

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine have revealed that their third child is due in April next year.

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Iraqi Troops Retake All Oil Fields Held by Kurds Since 2014

The move was part of a push by Baghdad to secure control of all disputed areas claimed by the Kurds, who voted for independence from Iraq last month.

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UK's Prince William and wife Kate say baby expected in April

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate confirmed on Tuesday that their third child will be born next April.

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U.S. exchanges set for highest number of Asian IPOs since 2010

HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. exchanges are set to record their busiest year for IPOs from Asian firms since 2010 and may sustain the pace in 2018, as startups from Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam join a flurry of Chinese firms that have already listed in the country.

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Bearing up well: Pregnant UK royal Kate dances with Paddington

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, danced with Paddington Bear on Monday, delighting children on her return to royal duties after suffering acute morning sickness.

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Sharapova wins first WTA title since return from ban

(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title in more than two years at the Tianjin Open on Sunday, showing plenty of grit and determination as she came from behind in each set to beat Belarusian teenager Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6(8).

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Becoming a Steelworker Liberated Her. Then Her Job Moved to Mexico.

Workers like Shannon Mulcahy took pride in their jobs at the Rexnord factory in Indianapolis. The bearings they made were top-notch. In the end, it didn’t matter.

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Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower

Fraudulent research and faked peer reviews have led to a humiliating setback for China’s goal of becoming a global leader in scientific research.

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The most maddening optical illusion since 'The dress'

The internet has been victimized by another optical illusion that prods the simple, soft parts of our brains that don't understand color and pits us against friends and loved ones in a deeply bitter debate.

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Jason Aldean rallies crowd at first concert since shooting

Singer Jason Aldean has resumed his They Don't Know Tour in Tulsa, Oklahoma, two weeks after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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Thai monks receive alms to mark a year since death of King Bhumibol

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Friday held a nationwide Buddhist almsgiving ceremony to mark the passage of a year since the death of its revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a father figure to the nation during a reign that spanned seven decades.

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U.S. stock funds attract most cash since late August: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors waded back into equities during the latest week, channeling the most cash into the stock market since late August, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

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Weinstein Company May Have Known About Payoffs Since 2015

As the company seeks to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein, there are conflicting accounts about what it knew and how it responded.

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Dow has spiked 4,500 points since election

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UK royal Kate makes first public appearance since pregnancy revealed

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public appearance on Tuesday since it was announced she was pregnant, joining husband Prince William and his brother Harry at events to mark World Mental Health Day.

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Clinton makes her first public comments since reports of Harvey Weinstein's alleged predatory behavior broke

Hillary Clinton condemned disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday, marking her first public comments on the matter since reports of his alleged predatory behavior broke five days ago.

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Egypt qualifies for first World Cup since 1990

Egypt manager Héctor Cúper had already been taking medication for high blood pressure to deal with the stress before the game.

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Chinese watchdog says 1.34 million officials punished for graft since 2013

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's anti-graft watchdog said roughly 1.34 million lower-ranking officials have been punished since 2013 under President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive.

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Former British PM Cameron lands new job, first commercial role since leaving office

LONDON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Former British prime minister David Cameron, who stepped down abruptly last year after failing to convince British voters to remain in the EU, has been appointed to his first high profile commercial role.

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Sellers: Bump stocks are selling briskly since Vegas attack

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Supreme Opened in Brooklyn With a Giant Skate Bowl. We Dropped In.

The New York City cult street-wear brand created a real life retail sculpture. And the skaters, avatars of good taste and box-logo hounds came out.

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BRIEF-Netflix ups U.S. fees for first time since 2015

* Netflix says will increase prices for U.S. new members on Oct 5

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Netflix ups U.S. fees for first time since 2015

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc's U.S. business announced the first rises in monthly fees in two years on Thursday, hiking costs for two of its three main subscription plans as it spends heavily on its own original content.

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'Complete 180' since Dreamers met Obama

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Austrian poll shows slip in center-left support since smear scandal

VIENNA (Reuters) - Support for Austria's ruling Social Democrats has slipped slightly since they became embroiled in a smear scandal but they are still competing with the far right for second place 10 days before an election, the first poll since the scandal showed.

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Syria fighting worst since Aleppo, air strikes deadly: aid agencies

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria is in the throes of its worst fighting since the battle for eastern Aleppo last year, with heavy air strikes causing hundreds of civilian casualties, aid agencies said on Thursday.

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Idris Elba, Kate Winslet lift 'Mountain Between Us'

Ask people with whom they'd like to be stranded in the wilderness, and Idris Elba and Kate Winslet would likely rate pretty high on the list. That's the main lure for "The Mountain Between Us," an old-fashioned star vehicle that seeks to thaw frozen hearts with only fitful success.

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Radiohead, Nina Simone and Kate Bush Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

The shortlist for 2018 also includes Rage Against the Machine, Bon Jovi, LL Cool J, Judas Priest and more.

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BRIEF-Spain's Ibex falls below 10,000 for the first time since March 2015

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Spain's stock market, the Ibex, fell below 10,000 points for the first time since March 2015 to 9,989 points at 1037 GMT as tensions between Madrid and Catalonia escalate on the region's call for independence from Spain. Further company coverage: ] (Reporting by Madrid Newsroom)

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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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North Korean Figure Skaters Qualify for Olympics, Possibly Easing Tensions

Two figure skaters at a competition in Germany earned places for the Games in South Korea, calming fears North Korea might interrupt the event.

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U.S. drillers add oil rigs for first week since mid-August -Baker Hughes

Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. energy companies added oil rigs for the first week in seven after a 14-month drilling recovery stalled in August as crude prices were on track for their strongest third quarter in 10 years. The U.S. oil rig count, however, is down for the second month in a row and posted its biggest monthly and quarterly declines since the second quarter of 2016. Drillers added six oil rigs in the week to Sept. 29, bringing the total count up to 750, General Electric Co's

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Op-Ed Columnist: What Sincerity Looks Like

Chance the Rapper’s cultural revolution.

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Europe has strongest third quarter for share listings since 2014

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Proceeds from European initial public offerings (IPO) reached $7.7 billion in the three months ending September, up 45 percent compared with last year and the highest since 2014, according to Thomson Reuters data.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks in worst losing streak since May 2016

LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Emerging equities hit one-month lows on Thursday, set for their longest losing streak since May last year, and Turkey's lira and South Africa's rand touched multi-month lows as the dollar and U.S. yields rose.

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NHC sees 20 percent chance of system over Cuba becoming cyclone

(Reuters) - A large area of cloud and showers extending from the northwestern Caribbean sea across Cuba to the Bahamas has a 20 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.

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Pimco Total Return Bond Fund, since Gross exit, outperforms most peers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three years after Bill Gross shocked the financial world by exiting Pacific Investment Management Co and ending his reign over Pimco Total Return Bond (PTTRX) fund, investors who...

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Investors scoop up billions in bonds, most since July: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors throttled up their bond exposure in the latest week, adding the most cash to U.S.-based debt funds since July as momentum for U.S. stock funds stalled, Investment...

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North Korea Skaters Seek Olympic Bid, and Diplomats Cheer

A pair of figure skaters — performing to a Beatles song — represent the best chance for the country to have athletes at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, and possibly, at defusing nuclear tension.

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Trump jovial at first fundraiser since RNC began paying his legal bills

President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening is expected to raise about $5 million at a high-dollar fundraiser here with some of his wealthiest supporters.

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Bill O'Reilly to appear on Fox News for first time since he was ousted over sexual harassment allegations

Bill O'Reilly appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox News show Tuesday evening, his first appearance on the network since he was ousted in April amid sexual harassment allegations.

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Active fund managers ride tech stocks to best performance since 2009

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An overweight position in technology stocks like Facebook Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc is helping more active fund managers beat their benchmarks than at any point since 2009.

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Why oil prices are up 20% since June

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Kylie Jenner posts first photos since baby news broke

Kylie Jenner appears to be having some fun with her fans.

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Players kneel and lock arms during anthem at first NFL game since Trump slammed players for protesting

President Donald Trump renewed his criticism Sunday of NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem, slamming the league's ratings and saying players should be fired or suspended for such protests.

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Jaguars, Ravens kneel for anthem in 1st game since Trump ramps up feud

SOMERSET, N.J. (Reuters) - National Football League players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars knelt and linked arms during the pre-game national anthem on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump called on fans to boycott teams that do not discipline players who protest.

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Ice hockey makes push to help China get its skates on

BEIJING (Reuters) - The National Hockey League went to great lengths to win over the home crowd when the Los Angeles Kings took on the Vancouver Canucks in the first ever NHL pre-season game played in Beijing on Saturday.

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The US has done well since Election Day, Trump says

President Donald Trump delivers first speech to UN General Assembly.

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UPDATE 7-Oil holds near five-month high in most bullish week since July

* U.S. drillers cut most oil rigs since January -Baker Hughes (Updates with data on U.S. drilling)

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U.S. drillers cut most oil rigs since January -Baker Hughes

Sept 15 (Reuters) - U.S. energy firms cut the most oil rigs in a week since January as a 14-month drilling recovery stalled due to weak crude prices. Drillers cut seven oil rigs in the week to Sept. 15, bringing the total count down to 749, the least since June, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said in its closely followed report on Friday. Drillers have not added any rigs since the week of Aug. 11. The rig count, an early indi

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Sterling soars to highest since Brexit vote result

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Britain's pound surged above $1.36 on Friday to its highest level since the results of last June's vote to leave the European Union, putting it on track for its best week against the dollar since October 2009.

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Pelosi says she trusts Trump's sincerity on protecting Dreamers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said she trusted President Donald Trump's sincerity in working to protect so-called Dreamers brought to this country illegally and that the effort to shield this group from immigration would not include cuts to legal immigration.

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BRIEF-DealNet Capital confirms insiders purchase more than 8 mln shares since Aug 21, 2017

* DealNet confirms insiders purchase more than 8 million shares since August 21, 2017

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Japan's Topix index rises to highest since August 2015

TOKYO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Japan's Topix index scaled more than two-year highs on Thursday morning, boosted by gains on Wall Street and a largely steady dollar-yen rate.

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Skateboarders in West Bank? Actually, yes

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UPDATE 1-Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima

Sept 9 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011.

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The Look: Youth in San Diego: Skateboards, Beach Hangs and Chicano Culture

“The city breathes skateboarding,” said Bruna Stalliviere, whom John Francis Peters met while photographing young San Diegans in the months of June and July.

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Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima

Sept 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011.

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US heroin deaths jump 533% since 2002

The number of heroin users in the United States jumped from 404,000 in 2002 to 948,000 in 2016, a 135% increase, according to the most recent government numbers. But even more striking: The number of people who had fatal overdoses related to heroin has skyrocketed from 2,089 in 2002 to an estimated 13,219 in 2016 -- a 533% jump.

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Bond rush triggers biggest Treasury spree since Brexit - BAML

LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - The last week has seen the biggest inflow into U.S. government debt funds since last year's turbulent Brexit vote and the 25th straight week of moves into bonds globally, analysis of trading data by Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed.

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Strongest quake 'since 1985' strikes off Mexican coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 8 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings across the center and south of the country and sending people running into the streets in the capital.

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BRIEF-Allergan USA files suits against Imprimis, Prescriber's Choice and Sincerus Florida

* Allergan files suits against Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Prescriber's Choice, Inc., and Sincerus Florida, LLC

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UK's Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill to go

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince George, the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth and third-in-line to the throne, started school on Thursday but without his pregnant mother Kate to support him because she is suffering from severe morning sickness.

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Kate Millett, Influential Feminist Writer, Is Dead at 82

Ms. Millett’s 1970 book, “Sexual Politics,” made her “the principal theoretician of the women’s liberation movement.”

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Top banks' H1 commodity revenue slides 41 pct to lowest since 2006

LONDON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Commodities-related revenue at the 12 biggest investment banks tumbled 41 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2017 to its lowest since at least 2006, a consultancy said on Thursday.

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Madoff trustee recoups $687 million in biggest settlement since 2011

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff's victims on Wednesday announced his biggest settlement in six years, recouping $687 million from an Irish fund that began sending client money to the imprisoned Ponzi schemer in the 1990s.

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She'll sit down for 1st TV interview since election loss

With a new book to promote, Hillary Clinton is preparing to re-enter the public eye. Her first stop: a sit-down with Jane Pauley on "CBS Sunday Morning" this coming weekend.

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BRIEF-Heritage Insurance Holdings say since not exposed to Harvey losses in Texas Or Louisiana, Q3 results should closely approximate prior guidance

* Heritage Insurance Holdings Inc - since co not exposed to Harvey losses in Texas or Louisiana, Q3 results should closely approximate prior guidance

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UPDATE 1-Pimco Total Return Bond Fund attracts first inflows since April 2013

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - The Pimco Total Return Bond Fund, which lost its crown as the world's largest bond fund following former manager Bill Gross's shocking exit, has attracted its first monthly inflows in more than four years.

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Pimco Total Return Bond Fund attracts first inflows since April 2013

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - The Pimco Total Return Bond Fund, which had lost its crown as the world's largest bond fund in the world following Bill Gross's shocking exit, attracted its first inflows since April 2013.

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French magazine found guilty over topless photos of British Duchess

PARIS (Reuters) - A French court ruled on Tuesday that celebrity magazine Closer invaded the privacy of Britain's Prince William's wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, when it published topless photos of her in 2012.

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French magazine found guilty over topless photos of Kate Middleton

PARIS (Reuters) - A French court ruled on Tuesday that celebrity magazine Closer invaded the privacy of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, when it published topless photos of her in 2012.

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Topless Duchess Kate photos were 'invasion of privacy,' court rules

A French court has found six people guilty of invading the privacy of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge after topless photos of her were published in 2012.

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Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting third child

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their third child, their office said on Monday after the Duchess was forced to cancel an engagement due to severe morning sickness.

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William and Kate expecting third child

Kensington Palace announced September 4 that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her third child.

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Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Expecting 3rd Child

The child will be fifth in line to the British throne; the couple already has two children, George, 4, and Charlotte, 2.

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UK's Prince William and wife Kate expecting third child

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their third child, their office said on Monday after the Duchess was forced to cancel an engagement due to severe morning sickness.

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UK's Prince William and wife Kate expecting third child: palace

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting a third child, their office said on Monday.

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 1-U.S. stock ETFs attract most cash since June -Lipper

(Please see table at bottom, corrected to comply with an official correction from Lipper) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors regained their risk appetite during the latest week, draining money market funds and pouring their cash into stocks after six straight weeks of withdrawals. Stock exchange-traded funds in the United States attracted $9.2 billion during the week ended Aug. 30, the most since June, according to Lipper data on Thursday. That

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RPT-U.S. stock ETFs attract most cash since June -Lipper

NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Investors poured $9.2 billion into U.S.-based stock exchange-traded funds during the latest week, the most since June, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

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Trump arrives in Texas for second visit since Harvey

HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Houston on Saturday to meet with victims of Hurricane Harvey after a week of historic flooding in the area claimed at least 40 lives and displaced more than 1 million people.

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Gas prices: They're up 24 cents since Harvey hit

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Irma seen becoming major hurricane early next week: NHC

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center described Irma as a small hurricane on Saturday as it moved west across the Atlantic Ocean but said it should become "major" when it gets closer to the Lesser Antilles early next week.

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UPDATE 10-U.S. gasoline in first slide since Harvey, oil under pressure

* Gasoline futures fall 2 pct as shortage fears ease (New throughout, updates prices and market activity to settlement, adds SPR release and Explorer pipeline restart)

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UPDATE 9-U.S. gasoline prices notch first slide since Harvey, oil falls

* Gasoline futures fall 5 pct as shortage fears ease (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments)

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UPDATE 1-U.S. stock ETFs attract most cash since June -Lipper

(Adds details on mutual funds and ETFs, analyst quote, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors regained their risk appetite during the latest week, draining money market funds and pouring their cash into stocks after six straight weeks of withdrawals. Stock exchange-traded funds in the United States attracted $9.2 billion during the week ended Aug. 30, the most since June, according to Lipper data on Thursday. That more than offset the

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U.S. stock ETFs attract most cash since June: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors poured $9.2 billion into U.S.-based stock exchange-traded funds during the latest week, the most since June, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

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U.S. 30-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since early Nov - Freddie

NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Interest rates on U.S. 30-year mortgages declined for a fifth consecutive week to their lowest levels since early November as benchmark Treasury yields fell to nine-month lows earlier this week, Freddie Mac said on Thursday.

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South Africa hit by 24 bird flu outbreaks since June

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has detected 24 outbreaks of the H5N8 strain of bird flu since June, including 10 at commercial chicken farms and three at ostrich farms, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana said on Wednesday.

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NHC says system west of Cabo Verde has 90 percent chance of becoming cyclone

(Reuters) - A low-pressure area west of the Cabo Verde Islands has a 90 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.

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Macron Has Spent $31,000 to Keep Looking Young Since Taking Office

The French president’s office said it has paid for a makeup artist to keep Mr. Macron, 39, looking his best during public appearances.

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Grace Mugabe make first public appearance since South Africa assault charge

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, on Friday made her first public appearance since leaving South Africa where she was charged with assault.

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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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Hurricane could hit Texas for 1st time since 2008

Texans are filling sandbags, stocking up on water and boarding up windows ahead of Tropical Storm Harvey, a system that could develop into a hurricane by Friday.

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Russian ambassador is the fourth to die since January

Russian Ambassador to Sudan Migayas Shirinskiy died Wednesday in the capital Khartoum, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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UPDATE 1-Sterling dips below $1.28 for first time since June

LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Sterling fell below $1.28 for the first time since late June on Wednesday while deepening its recent losses against the euro as gloom over Britain's economic prospects and the Brexit process encouraged investors to push the pound lower.

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Sterling dips below $1.28 for first time since June

LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Sterling fell briefly below $1.28 for the first time since late June on Wednesday and deepened its recent losses against the euro as gloom over Britain's economic prospects and the Brexit process encouraged investors to push the pound lower.

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Trump and McConnell haven't spoken since angry phone call, sources say

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have not spoken in nearly two weeks, since a phone call between the two men went awry and left the two men screaming at each other.

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BRIEF-Blackrock strategist Kate Moore comments on equity valuations

* Blackrock's Strategist Kate Moore says "Elevated equity valuations today could drag down future returns"

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Nikkei slips, caps longest losing streak since April 2016 despite metals rally

* Rallying industrial metal prices lift metal-related shares (Updates to close)

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Sluggish Nikkei faces longest losing streak since April 2016

TOKYO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks were nearly flat in choppy trade on Tuesday morning as geopolitical uncertainty kept activity in check while investors awaited the annual Jackson Hole conference this week.

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A spate of US Navy warship accidents in Asia since January

Another US Navy warship accident in Asian waters took place early Monday, the fourth this year.

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The high-profile exits since Trump took office

Two communications directors, the acting attorney general and the FBI director have been among high-profile exits from the Trump administration.

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METALS-Zinc set for biggest weekly gain since November

* LME/ShFE arb: http://tmsnrt.rs/2oQ5nm20 (Updates throughout, changes dateline from Sydney)

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After 7 mostly unproductive months in office, Trump is again becoming what he has always been — an outsider

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UPDATE 1-U.S. high-yield fund withdrawals largest since March -Lipper

(Adds details on mutual fund, ETF flows and market, analyst and investor quotes, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Investors recoiled during a turbulent week for markets, pulling the most cash from high-yield bond funds since March and billions more from stock funds, Lipper data for U.S.-based funds showed on Thursday. Those high-yield "junk" bond mutual funds and exchange-traded funds posted $2.2 billion in withdrawals, while stock fund outflows sank t

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Art Review: Editta Sherman’s Long Reign as ‘The Duchess of Carnegie Hall’

Royalty photographs royalty in an exhibition of portraits by Ms. Sherman at the New-York Historical Society.

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U.S. high-yield funds post largest outflows since March: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled the most money from high-yield bond funds since March, withdrawing $2.2 billion during the latest week, according to Lipper on Thursday.

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Bergen: Vehicle attacks have taken a horrific toll since 2014

The attack on one of Barcelona's historic streets Thursday is the latest in a series of vehicle ramming incidents in the West that have killed 128 people since 2014.

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Dow has worst day since May

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Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds

Research that studied semen samples from nearly 43,000 men from 50 countries detected a sharp downward trend that is provoking broad health concerns.

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Mobile language app Babbel, Cambridge team up for English tests

OXFORD, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Germany's Babbel, the highest grossing maker of mobile language-learning apps, has teamed up with Cambridge University's English language certification arm, setting a new, high-quality standard for digital language testing, the companies said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Coach expects to open 20-25 net Kate Spade stores in FY18, mainly in outlet channel

* CEO on Conf call- Q4 sales in Japan decreased due to fewer Chinese tourists and as company continues to cut down on distribution

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Nikkei falls to lowest since May as North Korea tension offsets solid GDP growth

TOKYO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average on Monday tumbled 1.0 percent to a 3-1/2-month low following a holiday weekend, as tension between the United States and North Korea prompted investors to shed riskier assets.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-North Korea nerves push stocks to worst week since November

* Stocks biggest weekly fall, VIX biggest rise since Trump election

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Freed al Qaeda hostage says becoming Muslim helped him in ordeal

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - After nearly six years as a hostage of the Al Qaeda group in Mali, South African tourist Stephen McGowan said he would keep the beard that brushes his chest when he bows to speak into the microphone.

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Federer cruises in first match since Wimbledon win

(Reuters) - Roger Federer needed less than an hour to defeat Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2 6-1 at the Rogers Cup on Wednesday in his first appearance since winning a record eighth Wimbledon title in July.

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Panama sends envoys to China for first talks since establishing ties

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama's government will send a delegation of senior security and trade officials to China for talks beginning on Tuesday, the first such diplomatic mission since the two nations established relations nearly two months ago.

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U.S. gun background checks in July fell most since 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Background checks related to U.S. firearm purchases suffered their deepest quarterly decline in over three years in July, suggesting a sales slump despite price discounts aimed at improving customer demand following President Donald Trump's election.

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Stocks haven't been this calm since 1996

Mark Zuckerberg was 12 years old the last time the stock market was this calm.

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Three years since Islamic State attack, Yazidi wounds still open

SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Yazidis marked three years since Islamic State launched what the United Nations said was a genocidal campaign against them on Thursday, but their ordeal is far from over despite the ouster of the jihadist fighters.

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The United States and Russia are plunging deeper into their worst crisis since the Cold War

The United States and Russia are plunging deeper into their worst crisis since the Cold War, with politics in both nations outpacing the capacity of either government to mitigate the danger.

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Venice, Invaded by Tourists, Risks Becoming ‘Disneyland on the Sea’

Italian officials worry that the famed, sinking city is being further swamped by a “low-quality tourism” that is making life almost unbearable for residents.

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Goldman CFO Chavez: Bond trading conditions not improved since second quarter

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Financial Officer Marty Chavez said on Tuesday that the market for fixed income trading has not improved much since the second quarter.

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UPDATE 1-Goldman CFO Chavez: Bond trading conditions not improved since Q2

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Financial Officer Marty Chavez said on Tuesday that the market for fixed income trading has not improved much since the second quarter.

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Goldman CFO Chavez: market for bond trading has not improved since 2nd qtr

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Financial Officer Marty Chavez said on Tuesday that the market for fixed income trading has not improved much since the second quarter.

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US STOCKS-Wall St on course to close its strongest month since Feb

* Indexes: Dow up 0.38 pct; S&P up 0.04 pct; Nasdaq down 0.31 pct (Updates prices)

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Oil hits highest since May on tighter U.S. market, Venezuela sanctions risk

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose to their highest levels since May early on Monday as a dip in U.S. output tightened the market and the threat of sanctions against Venezuela kept traders on edge.

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet reunite at gala

Their hearts may have gone on, but the three stars of "Titanic" reunited for one night for a good cause.

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Ohio Carries Out Its First Execution Since 2014

The execution of Ronald Phillips was the first in Ohio since the state changed its methods after an inmate took an unusually long time to die in 2014.

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Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.

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RPT-Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis

NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.

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Officials: It's been days since Trump, Sessions talked

President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions haven't spoken in days, according to White House officials.

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METALS-London copper hovers around $6,000, near highest since March

(Updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) - London copper was marking time near its highest since early March on Monday ahead of the release of a spate of global manufacturing reports, underpinned by extended weakness in the dollar and prospects of tighter mine supply. Supply side concerns and a weaker dollar have driven base metal prices higher, ANZ said in a report. Union-represented workers and management at Antofagasta's Zaldivar copper mine in Chile f

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METALS-London copper pops above $6,000, near highest since March

(Adds ANZ report, more bullet points; updates prices) MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) - London copper was marking time near its highest since early March on Monday ahead of the release of a spate of global manufacturing reports, underpinned by extended weakness in the dollar and prospects of tighter mine supply. Supply side concerns and a weaker dollar have driven base metal prices higher, ANZ said in a report. Union-represented workers and management at Antofagasta's Zaldivar copper

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METALS-London copper holds below $6,000, near highest since March

MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) - London copper was marking time near its highest since early March on Monday ahead of the release of a spate of global manufacturing reports, underpinned by extended weakness in the dollar and prospects of tighter mine supply. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange copper dipped 0.2 percent to $5,995 a tonne by 0135 GMT, following a 0.8 percent gain in the previous session when prices reached the highest since March 1 at $6,051 a tonne. * Shangha

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MSF reopens first Kunduz clinic since deadly hospital air strike in 2015

KABUL (Reuters) - Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) reopened a small medical clinic in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Saturday, their first facility there since the American airstrikes that destroyed a hospital in 2015.

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Ivanka Trump Received at Least $12.6 Million Since 2016, Disclosure Shows

Ms. Trump’s first ethics disclosure shows that she and her husband, Jared Kushner, benefit from an active business empire, an arrangement that poses potential conflicts of interest.

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U.S. taxable bond funds gather most cash since March: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors shifted $7.6 billion to the safe harbor of taxable bonds during the most recent week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, as Republicans efforts to pass major...

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U.S. taxable bond funds gather most cash since March -Lipper

NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors pumped $7.6 billion into taxable bonds during the most recent week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, generating the best inflows for those funds since March.

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METALS-London copper buoyed near highest since early March

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, July 20 (Reuters) - London copper marked time on Thursday near its highest since early March, underpinned by brighter prospects for China's economy but awaiting a U.S. jobs report for cues on near-term direction. Copper has come under pressure as investors took profits after the strong run in recent weeks, said ANZ in a report. "However investors remain wary of further supply side disruptions. Workers at Antof

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John McCain: Decorated veteran, senator since 1987

Here is a look at the life of US Senator John McCain.

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Cholera kills four in Kenyan capital since May, government shuts hotels

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in the Kenyan capital has killed four people since May and the government has shut down a three-star hotel and a popular restaurant there to control its spread, the health minister said on Wednesday.

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Britain's William and Kate meet Merkel during pre-Brexit charm tour

BERLIN (Reuters) - Prince William and his wife Kate met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday as part of a charm offensive to shore up relations with European Union countries before Britain leaves the bloc.

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BRIEF-Kate Johnson to join as president, CVP of Microsoft US

* Microsoft - Kate Johnson, GE digital chief commercial officer, to join Microsoft as president, CVP of Microsoft US - Blog Source text for Eikon: (http://bit.ly/2uwIf27) Further company coverage:

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Immigration to Switzerland from EU lowest since 2005

ZURICH (Reuters) - Net immigration to Switzerland from the European Union has fallen to its lowest level for 12 years, continuing a steady decline in immigration from nearby countries.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Chinese data lifts emerging stocks to highest since April 2015

LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - Stronger-than-expected Chinese economic growth data and reduced chances of another U.S. rate rise this year lifted emerging stocks to their highest since the end of April 2015 on Monday, tracking gains in developed markets.

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Kate Middleton's best moments

Since becoming the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton's life has been largely in the spotlight, allowing her to showcase an interesting range of skills.

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Duchess of Cornwall speaks to CNN in rare interview

The Duchess of Cornwall is often seen but seldom heard, and now in a CNN exclusive, Camilla tells CNN's Max Foster how she is helping victims of domestic violence.