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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.

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Weekly U.S. stock fund flows deteriorate, lowest since April: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled $11.6 billion from domestic U.S. stock funds during the latest week, the most cash to flee the funds in three months, according to Investment Company Institute...

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MSNBC host leaving the Republican party, becoming an independent

(Reuters) - Co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and former Republican U.S. congressman Joe Scarborough said on Tuesday that he is leaving the Republican party and becoming an independent during an appearance on a late-night talk show.

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Konta becomes first British woman into last eight since 1984

LONDON (Reuters) - Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals since Jo Durie in 1984 when she beat Caroline Garcia of France 7-6 (3) 4-6 6-4 on Monday.

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Obama set for 1st political event since leaving office

Barack Obama is set to attend his first political event since leaving office, a Thursday fundraiser for a new group aimed at helping Democrats draw friendlier legislative district lines.

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Japan PM Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reshuffle his cabinet and party leaders early next month, moving to shore up his worst levels of popular support since returning to power in 2012, following a historic loss in a Tokyo assembly election.

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A neat skateboard trick: Recycling old plastic bags to make boards

LONDON (Reuters) - Skateboarders are known for high-flying tricks, from jumping off of ramps to shooting down railings, but now one British designer is touting an environmental trick of his own, by using old plastic bags to make boards.

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Exclusive: At least 123 Venezuelan soldiers detained since protests - documents

CARACAS (Reuters) - At least 123 members of Venezuela's armed forces have been detained since anti-government unrest began in April on charges ranging from treason and rebellion to theft and desertion, according to military documents seen by Reuters.

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Golf - Mickelson set for first start since Bones split

(Reuters) - Phil Mickelson will make his first PGA Tour start since parting ways with his longtime caddie at this week's Greenbrier Classic West Virginia, which returns after massive flooding last year forced cancellation of the event.

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U.S. longer-dated bond net shorts hit highest since December -JPMorgan

NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) - The margin of investors who are bearish on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries over those who are bullish blew out to its widest level since December, JPMorgan's latest client survey showed on Wednesday. Recent signals from overseas central banks that they might consider reducing monetary stimulus later this year ignited a selloff in bond markets worldwide. U.S. benchmark 10-year Treasury yields reached their highest levels in seven weeks early on Wednesday. P

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Stanley wins Quicken Loans playoff for first triumph since 2012

(Reuters) - Kyle Stanley saved par on the first sudden death playoff hole to beat fellow American Charles Howell III and capture the Quicken Loans National on Sunday for his first victory in five years.

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Djokovic confident for Wimbledon after first title win since January

LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic said rediscovering the winning feeling on Saturday when he scored his first tournament success since January had provided the perfect preparation for the Wimbledon Championships.

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White House chief usher role becoming more partisan

Traditionally, the chief usher of the White House hasn't been someone who comes and goes with each administration; it's a position that endures. The White House chief usher as a fixture of the institution is as American as apple pie.

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U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for first week since January - Baker Hughes

June 30 (Reuters) - U.S. oil drillers cut rigs this week for the first time since January and the pace of additions slowed this quarter due to declines in crude prices despite an OPEC-led effort to cut production and end a multi-year supply glut. Analysts, however, noted the weekly decline in the rig count was likely just a brief pause in a drilling recovery expected to continue through at least 2019. Drillers cut two oil rigs in the week to June 30, bringing the total rig count down

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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks bumper first half, yuan extends best quarter since 2008

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Emerging market investors took some profit following the best start to a year for stocks since 2014 on Friday, though there was little sign of fatigue in China as the yuan extended its best quarter since 2008.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Brightening economy sets euro up for strongest quarter since debt crisis

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - The euro came off yearly highs on Friday but was still set for its strongest quarter in six years as investors pile into the currency on a brightening euro zone economy and its implications for monetary policy in the bloc.

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BOJ's JGB buying slows in April-June, hits lowest since 2014

TOKYO, June 30 (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan's bond buying slowed to the slowest pace in almost three years in the April-June quarter, Reuters calculations based on the central bank's operation announcements showed on Friday.

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U.S. 30-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since November -Freddie Mac

NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) - Interest rates on U.S. 30-year mortgages fell to their lowest levels in more than seven months in step with lower U.S. Treasury yields earlier this week, Freddie Mac said on Thursday.

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House set to vote on 'Kate's Law'

The House Thursday is expected to pass bills that would hand President Donald Trump key pieces of his immigration agenda, especially efforts targeting sanctuary cities.

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Buffett's Berkshire on verge of becoming BofA's top shareholder

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc may be on the verge of becoming Bank of America Corp's largest shareholder, after the bank raised its dividend in the wake of a positive assessment of its ability to handle market stresses.

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Currency impact on North American companies' first-quarter results lowest since 2014: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Currency market fluctuations in the first quarter of 2017 had the smallest negative impact on North American companies' financial results since 2014, FIREapps said in a report on Wednesday.

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Merkel's conservatives at highest support since September 2015: poll

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives expanded their support to 40 percent - the highest level since September 2015 - in a poll conducted by the Forsa institute for Germany's Stern magazine and broadcaster RTL.

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Evangelical Christians becoming less opposed to gay marriage, poll finds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. groups who traditionally have opposed same-sex marriage, including Republicans and white evangelical Christians, have become much less steadfast in their objections, according to a new Pew Research Center poll.

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Private U.S. property insurers have highest first quarter catastrophe losses since 1994 quake

(Reuters) - Private U.S. property casualty insurers suffered $7.3 billion in catastrophe losses during the 2017 first quarter, the worst such quarter since the 1994 earthquake in Northridge, California, a data company and trade group said on Monday.

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Global sea level rise accelerates since 1990, study shows

OSLO (Reuters) - The rise in global sea levels has accelerated since the 1990s amid rising temperatures, with a thaw of Greenland's ice sheet pouring ever more water into the oceans, scientists said on Monday.

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UAE president receives Eid al-Fitr greeting in rare appearance since 2014 stroke

DUBAI (Reuters) - The president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, made a rare public appearance on Sunday since suffering a stroke in 2014, state news agency WAM said, receiving well-wishers for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast.

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Petra Kvitova Wins Her First Title Since Being Attacked

Kvitova, who was wounded six months ago by a knife-wielding intruder at her home in the Czech Republic, beat Ashleigh Barty of Australia in the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England.

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EMERGING MARKETS-China stocks enjoy best week since November, rand firms

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Chinese mainland shares rose nearly 1 percent on Friday, enjoying their best week since November after MSCI's decision to include them in its benchmark index, whilst South Africa's rand firmed after parliament backed the central bank's independence.

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Colonial gasoline line nominations below capacity, 1st time since 2011

NEW YORK, June 22 (Reuters) - Colonial Pipeline Co, the largest U.S. refined products system, said on Thursday that shipping nominations on its gasoline line had fallen below capacity for the first time in nearly six years, driving Gulf Coast cash gasoline prices lower.

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Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change

Deadly heat waves are going to be a much bigger problem in the coming decades, becoming more frequent and occurring over a much greater portion of the planet because of climate change, according to a study published Monday in Nature Climate Change.

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Two Pakistani diplomats missing in Afghanistan since Friday: Islamabad

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Two Pakistani diplomats based in a consulate office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad have been missing since Friday, when they set off by road back to their homeland, Pakistan's foreign office said on Sunday.

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Americans lament Cuba becoming 'forbidden island' again

HAVANA (Reuters) - American travelers who long to swill a cocktail at Havana's legendary Sloppy Joe's bar or dive into the rooftop pool of its newest luxury hotel had their dreams dashed when U.S. President Donald Trump announced his new Cuba policy this week.

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Cambridge University refuses to return Aboriginal artifacts to Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The University of Cambridge has refused a request by an Australian man to return important Aboriginal artifacts taken by British explorer Captain James Cook nearly 250 years ago.

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METALS-London copper heads for biggest weekly drop since early May

(Updates prices) MELBOURNE, June 16 (Reuters) - London copper edged up on Friday but was still eyeing its biggest weekly drop since early May as markets priced in a higher U.S. interest rate environment that would support the dollar. * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper rose by half a percent to $5,668 a tonne, by 0700 GMT, shedding losses from the previous session. Copper is still down around 2 percent for the week. * ShFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper closed slig

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U.S. blames North Korean government for cyber attacks since 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a rare alert on the activities of a hacking group it dubbed "Hidden Cobra," saying the group was part of the North Korean government.

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U.S. longer-dated bond net shorts most since December -JPMorgan

NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) - The margin of investors who are bearish on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries over those who are bullish grew to its widest in six months, J.P. Morgan's latest Treasury client survey showed on Tuesday.

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Britain's Duchess Catherine visits patients, medics after London attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Duchess of Cambridge visited patients and medical staff on Monday who were affected by the London Bridge attack earlier this month that killed eight people and left dozens more injured.

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U.S. Strikes Shabab, a Likely First Since Trump Relaxed Rules for Somalia

Eight militants were believed killed in the airstrike, two and a half months after Mr. Trump cleared the way for strikes with no self-defense rationale.

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U.S.-based Treasury funds attract most cash since January: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds poured $1.4 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that invest in U.S. Treasuries in the week ended June 7, marking the biggest inflows...

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Review: In ‘Becoming Cary Grant,’ the Turmoil Beneath the Suave

A Showtime documentary about the screen legend uses home movies and an unpublished autobiography to peer behind the facade.

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U.S. 30-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since November - Freddie Mac

NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) - Interest rates on U.S. 30-year mortgages fell a fourth straight week to their lowest levels since November in line with lower U.S. Treasury yields as a result of mixed economic data and political concerns, Freddie Mac said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Mechel to pay first full preferred share dividends since 2011

MOSCOW, June 8 (Reuters) - The board of Russian metals and mining giant Mechel has recommended paying full dividends to preferred shareholders for the first time since 2011 now the company has fought back from the brink of bankruptcy.

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Bob Stoops, Oklahoma’s Football Coach Since ’99, Steps Down on a High Note

Bob Stoops, 56, with more wins than any other coach in Sooners history, will be replaced by the offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley, 33, set to lead a team that went 11-2 last season.

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Italian bond yield gap over Spain near widest since debt crisis

* Worries over early elections, ECB withdrawal hit Italian bonds

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London ringleader known as threat since 2015

London attack ringleader Khuram Butt was identified several years ago as a significant potential threat, British counterterrorism sources told CNN.

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BRIEF-Gardner Lewis Asset Management L.P. reports a 5.6 percent stake in Kate Spade & Co

* Gardner Lewis Asset Management L.P. reports a 5.6 percent stake in Kate Spade & Co as of May 26, 2017 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2sAAip9) Further company coverage:

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Three Saudi hospitals report MERS outbreaks since April, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) - Three Saudi hospitals have reported outbreaks of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) since April 21, with 12 people catching the potentially deadly disease from infected patients who later died, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

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Motor racing: Kubica back in an Formula One car for first time since 2011

LONDON (Reuters) - Polish driver Robert Kubica tested a Formula One car in Spain on Tuesday for the first time since a 2011 rallying accident that partially severed his forearm.

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UPDATE 1-Mexico peso strongest since Trump election on setback for leftist

MEXICO CITY, June 5 (Reuters) - Mexico's peso gained on Monday to its strongest level in seven months after the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) fended off a leftist rival in a key state election, seen as a prelude to next year's presidential elections.

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PRECIOUS-Gold prices at highest level since late April after weaker U.S. jobs data

* Dollar hovers close to 7-month low * Palladium hits near 3-year peaks * Silver marks highest since April 26 (Updates throughout) By Zandi Shabalala LONDON, June 5 (Reuters) - Gold hit a six-week high on Monday, buoyed by disappointing U.S. jobs data on Friday that dimmed the prospects for an aggressive run of interest rate increases in the world's biggest economy. U.S. job growth slowed in May and employment gains in the prior two months were not as strong as previous

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UPDATE 1-BHP CEO says he has not met with Elliott since Barcelona

TOKYO, June 5 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Monday he has not met with activist hedge fund Elliott Management since their talks in Barcelona last month and declined to comment on whether another meeting was scheduled.

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BHP CEO says he has not met with Elliott since Barcelona

TOKYO, June 5 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Monday he has not met with activist investor Elliott Management since their talks in Barcelona last month and declined to comment on whether another meeting was scheduled.

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Possibly the biggest TV event since election night

With James Comey about to testify, Carl Bernstein says "Trump is not nearly as effective at presiding over a cover-up as Nixon was." Bernstein praises recent reporting about the Russia investigations.

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South Korea raises bird flu alert after confirming first case since April

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Saturday it will raise the bird flu alert level to the second highest after small flocks of farm birds tested positive for the H5N8 virus, the first in the country since early April.

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Japan's Nikkei tops 20,000 level, highest since August 2015

TOKYO, June 2 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose above the psychologically important 20,000-point level to the highest since August 2015 on Friday as strong U.S. stocks and the rising dollar lifted investors' risk appetite.

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UPDATE 2-Brazil exits recession with fastest growth rate since 2013

BRASILIA, June 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy emerged from its worst recession on record with its fastest growth rate in nearly four years, data showed on Thursday, boosting President Michel Temer's case for staying in office as he battles a corruption scandal.

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BRIEF-Coach plans to use borrowings under term loan facilities to fund, in part, purchase price of planned acquisition of Kate Spade

* On May 30, co entered into a definitive credit agreement with a syndicate of banks and financial institutions - sec filing

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PRECIOUS-Gold set for first monthly drop since Dec as Fed rate hike likely

* Gold, palladium heading for first monthly decline since December * Spot gold may break support at $1,257 per ounce- technicals * Silver falls after hitting one-month high on Tuesday (Adds quotes, updates prices) By Vijaykumar Vedala May 31 (Reuters) - Gold fell for a third day on Wednesday, set for its first monthly drop since December, as U.S. economic data boosted the case for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve next month. U.S. consumer spending recorded

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UK PM May's election lead narrowing, sixth poll since Manchester attack shows

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead dropped to six percentage points in a poll published on Tuesday, the latest major poll since the Manchester bombing to indicate the June 8 election could be much tighter than previously thought.

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Mueller to make first public speech since taking over Russia probe

Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, who is now leading the Russia investigation, will speak publicly Monday afternoon for the first time since taking on his prominent new role.

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Nikkei flat as markets await U.S. data; TSE volume lowest since August

TOKYO, May 29 (Reuters) - Tokyo stocks were flat in choppy trade on Monday as investors waited for key U.S. economic indicators out this week, including employment data, to provide clues on how soon U.S. interest rates might rise.

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Badminton: South Korea stun China to win first Sudirman Cup since 2003

SYDNEY (Reuters) - South Korea stunned China to win the Sudirman Cup on Sunday, coming from 2-1 down to clinch the final 3-2 on Australia's Gold Coast and end their opponents' 12-year stranglehold on the biennial mixed team international tournament.

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U.S. inflation path since 2012 is worrisome, policymaker says

TOKYO (Reuters) - The current level of U.S. prices is noticeably lower than what it would be if the Federal Reserve had delivered on its 2-percent inflation target, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said, calling the trend "worrisome."

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BRIEF-Japan trade min: Ministry will not meet with WD about Toshiba since it is not directly involved

* ministry will not meet with Western Digital Corp about Toshiba Corp since it is not directly involved (Reporting By Ami Miyazaki)

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Melania Trump is the first Catholic first lady since Jackie Kennedy

It was a small moment, buried in the news of President Trump's brief audience yesterday at the Vatican with the Pope: the pontiff blessed first lady Melania Trump's rosary.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year mortgage rate falls to lowest since November - Freddie Mac

(Adds background, table) NEW YORK, May 25 (Reuters) - The average rate on U.S. 30-year mortgages fell to its lowest level since November with a decline in U.S. bond yields on concerns about a delay in federal fiscal stimulus and safe-haven bids for Treasuries, Freddie Mac said on Thursday. The borrowing cost on 30-year mortgages, the most widely held type of U.S. home loan, averaged 3.95 percent in the week ended May 25, which was the lowest since 3.94 percent in the Nov. 17, 2016 wee

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It's been a decade since major hurricane made landfall in US

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Since Ouster, Sheriff Arpaio Has Lots of Time, but Not for Regrets

The Arizona sheriff, tough on inmates and accused of targeting Latinos in Maricopa County, reflects on his reputation and his decades in law enforcement.

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Ronaldo fires Real Madrid to first title since 2012 with win at Malaga

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Real Madrid ended a five-year wait to win La Liga on Sunday as Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema secured a 2-0 win at Malaga which clinched a 33rd league triumph.

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Approval of President Trump drops to lowest since inauguration: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Public approval of President Donald Trump has dropped to its lowest level since his inauguration, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday, after Trump was accused of mishandling classified information and meddling with an FBI investigation.

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Manning shares first photo since release and other photos of the week

Take a look at 26 photos of the week from May 12 through May 18.

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PRECIOUS-Gold rises, set for biggest weekly gain since mid-April

May 19 (Reuters) - Gold prices edged higher early Friday and were on track for their biggest weekly gain since mid-April as the dollar softened and stocks eased amid the ongoing political crisis in the United States that weakened risk appetite. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold rose 0.3 percent to $1,250.20 per ounce by 0102 GMT. It slipped 1.1 percent on Thursday in its biggest one-day percentage drop since May 3 to snap a five-day rally. The yellow metal was up about 1.8 percent

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Chelsea Manning shares first picture of herself since release

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier responsible for a massive leak of classified material, shared a photo of herself for the first time since she was released from prison.

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U.S. stock funds invested abroad draw most cash since 2015: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors are snapping up foreign stocks, giving international equity managers the most cash in two years, Investment Company Institute data for the latest week showed...

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U.S. stock funds invested abroad draw most cash since 2015 -ICI

By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors are snapping up foreign stocks, giving international equity managers the most cash in two years, Investment Company Institute data for the latest week showed on Wednesday. U.S.-based funds that primarily buy stocks outside of the country attracted $8.2 billion in the week ended May 10, while investors pulled $991 million from domestic equity funds, the trade group said. That is the best week for the foreign-focu

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GLOBAL MARKETS-S&P on track for worst day since Sept on Trump concern

NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks and the dollar fell while bond prices rose on Wednesday as reports on U.S. President Donald Trump raised questions about his ability to deliver on tax and regulatory reform.

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U.S. motorists on roads for Memorial Day weekend to be highest since 2005: AAA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of Americans traveling by car for the Memorial Day holiday will hit a 12-year high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation's largest motorists' advocacy group said on Wednesday.

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Etsy heading for biggest gain since 2015 after funds disclose stake

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Etsy Inc surged more than 20 percent on Tuesday and were on track for their biggest daily gain since 2015 after two investment firms revealed stakes in the online crafts retailer and the company said it was reviewing its strategy.

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Pope says will be 'sincere' with Trump at Vatican meeting

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Saturday he would be "sincere" with U.S. President Donald Trump over their sharp differences on subjects such as immigration and climate change when the two hold their first meeting at the Vatican later this month.

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Wells Fargo eyes return to mortgage deals shunned since crisis

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co , the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is hoping this year to sell bonds backed by mortgages without government guarantees for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, the head of the bank's consumer lending division said on Thursday.

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FIFA hasn't changed since Blatter era, says Prince Ali

MANAMA (Reuters) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino has failed to change the way the organization is run, according to Jordanian Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, a former candidate for world soccer's top job.

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U.S. jobless claims fall; continuing claims lowest since 1988

WASHINGTON - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans on unemployment rolls hit a 28-1/2-year low, pointing to a rapidly tightening labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June.

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Gol says airline price competition subsided since April

SAO PAULO, May 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA has seen price competition subsiding since April after a spike in March, Chief Financial Officer Richard Lark told analysts on a Wednesday conference call.

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Luxury Retailer Coach to Buy Rival Kate Spade in $2.4 Billion Deal

Coach was once a leading light in American retail, and the deal is the latest in a series of acquisitions aimed at building an accessible luxury group.

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Coach bags $2.4B Kate Spade deal

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With eye on millennials, Coach buys Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

(Reuters) - Handbag maker Coach Inc said it would buy Kate Spade & Co for $2.4 billion as it looks to tap the popularity of its smaller rival's quirky satchels and totes among millennials.

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How skateboard legend Tony Hawk plans for the long road ahead

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When most people hear the name Tony Hawk, they picture him whirling through a 900 on his skateboard at ESPN's X-Games, or on the cover of the iconic video game series, Tony...

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Oil drops below $45 for first time since November

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PRECIOUS-Gold edges up, but set for worst week since Nov

May 5 (Reuters) - Gold inched up on Friday as the euro rose against the dollar, but was on track for its biggest weekly fall since November on receding political risks in France and expectations of a U.S. rate rise as early as June. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold rose 0.1 percent to $1,228.31 per ounce as of 0105 GMT, after touching 1,225.20 on Thursday, its lowest since March 17. * Gold was poised to end the week down over 3 percent, the biggest percentage fall since the w

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Crosby skates with Penguins team mates days after concussion

(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skated with team mates on Thursday but no timetable was given for the two-time NHL Most Valuable Player's return from the fourth reported concussion of his career.

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Alexa: where is Amazon opening a new R&D center? Cambridge, England

LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon plans to open a new center in the university city of Cambridge for scientists developing technologies including the Alexa digital assistant used in its Echo speakers.

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Alexa: where is Amazon opening a new R&D centre? Cambridge, England

LONDON, May 4 (Reuters) - Amazon plans to open a new centre in the university city of Cambridge for scientists developing technologies including the Alexa digital assistant used in its Echo speakers.

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Oil eases, near weakest since late March on small U.S. stocks decline

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude oil lost ground on Thursday, falling for a third out of four sessions and trading near its lowest since late March after data showed a lower than expected decline in U.S. inventories.

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UK's Duchess Catherine joins school children down on the farm

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge joined schoolchildren at a farm in western England on Wednesday as they learned about rural life and how food is produced.

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Royals sue over topless Kate photos

Prince William and his wife Catherine are seeking $1.6 million (1.5 million Euros) in a trial for damages from a French magazine that published topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge in 2012, the magazine's lawyer told the UK Press Association on Tuesday.

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Aid convoy enters besieged Syrian town of Douma, first time since October: ICRC

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An aid convoy of food and medical supplies has reached the besieged Syrian town of Douma for the first time since October, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday.

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Trump, Putin discuss Syria ceasefire in first talks since U.S. air strikes

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday moved to ease the tension from U.S. air strikes in April against Russian ally Syria, expressing a desire for a Syrian ceasefire and safe zones for the civil war's refugees.

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French prosecutors seek heavy fine for topless photos of UK's Kate

NANTERRE, France (Reuters) - French prosecutors asked a court on Tuesday to impose a heavy fine on celebrity magazine Closer if it is found guilty of invading the privacy of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, by publishing topless photos of her in 2012.

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Trump rally is 2nd best since JFK

All in all, the stock market performance through President Trump's 100th day in office on Saturday looks impressive.