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Five people detained, released by Turkish President's security detail in New York

Five individuals were detained by the President of Turkey's security detail at an event in New York Thursday afternoon, but were later released, police confirmed to CNN.

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Facebook to overhaul political ads after threat of U.S. regulation

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements, giving a concession to U.S. lawmakers who have threatened to regulate the world's largest social network over secretive ads that run during election campaigns.

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UPDATE 3-Facebook to overhaul political ads after threat of U.S. regulation

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements, giving a concession to U.S. lawmakers who have threatened to regulate the world's largest social network over secretive ads that run during election campaigns.

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Facebook plans changes to political ads on its site. Will they be enough?

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Reporter's Notebook: President Trump Inside and Outside the Lines at the U.N.

Sticking to a speech or veering off script, the president often seemed like a fish out of water at the General Assembly gathering.

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On health care, GOP has a promise (and a deadline) to keep

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Facebook to overhaul political ads, share some with U.S. Congress

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements on the world's largest social network, responding to criticism that it has not done enough to prevent the manipulation of elections.

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Creepy? Facebook thinks it knows your religion

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BRIEF-Western Asset Mortgage Capital estimates its book value per share was about $10.97

* Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp - company estimates that its book value per share, as of August 31, 2017, was approximately $10.97​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Motor racing: Switzerland to host first race in more than 60 years

LONDON (Reuters) - Switzerland, a country that banned motor racing in 1955 after the sport's worst accident at Le Mans, will return to the international calendar next year with a round of the electric Formula E championship in Zurich.

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Facebook to share Russia-linked ads with U.S. Congress

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday it plans to share with U.S. congressional investigators some 3,000 political ads that it says Russia-based operatives ran on Facebook in the months before and after last year's U.S. presidential election.

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Facebook CEO: We'll give Russia ads to Congress

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Facebook to Turn Over Russian-Linked Ads to Congress

The company said it would turn over 3,000 ads linked to Russia to Congress after growing scrutiny about its role in last November’s presidential election.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg to speak about protecting elections

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg plans to speak at 12:30 p.m. California time (1930 GMT) on Thursday on "next steps protecting elections," he said on his Facebook page.

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Syrian Refugee Held in London Tube Bombing Is Released

Five other men remain in custody over the Parsons Greek subway explosion, which injured 30 people.

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Magritte exhibit opens in Brussels 50 years after his death

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An exhibition opened at Brussels' Atomium building on Thursday to honor twin anniversaries of two Belgian icons -- the Atomium itself, which turns 60 next year, and Surrealist...

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How Cher stays fabulous at 71 years old

Even if she wanted to, Cher says she couldn't fit into some of her most famous outfits.

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BRIEF-L3 Wins EO/IR contracts valued at over $300 mln in orders year-to-date

* Says wins EO/IR contracts valued at more than $300 million in orders year-to-date​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Mexico races to save 12-year-old girl as quake toll hits 237

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against the odds as dawn broke on Thursday to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and other possible survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years.

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BRIEF-Nova Lifestyle Inc says ‍Q3 profit "has increased substantially compared to prior year period​"

* Nova Lifestyle anticipates robust third quarter 2017 financial results; wins Asian American brand recognition

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Futures flat after Fed signals third rate hike this year

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve signaled that it could raise interest rates for the third time this year despite low inflation and disclosed plans to shrink its balance sheet.

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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

LONDON (Reuters) - Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per patient a year.

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Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity.

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UPDATE 1-Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity.

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S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of a Computer Hack Last Year

The commission said the attackers could have exploited private information for trading purposes.

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Nikkei probes more than 2-year highs as yen eases, Apple suppliers fall

* Yen weakens vs dollar after Fed signals it might hike this year

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Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - When he saw his commander holding the severed head of one of his neighbors, teenage Islamist fighter Jalil knew it was time to escape from Marawi City.

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Facebook donates $1 million for victims

Advertising and Marketing nytimes.com

Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Aimed at Racists, Makes Changes

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads.

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Tax breaks cost New York $1.2 billion in financial year 2017, half went to film industry

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lost $1.2 billion of revenues from corporate tax breaks in fiscal 2017, with at least half of the total going to the film industry, a Washington watchdog group said on Wednesday.

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Puerto Rico: 11 years in recession and now no electricity

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More than 60 years on, Japan's mercury-poison victims fight to be heard

MINAMATA, Japan (Reuters) - Shinobu Sakamoto was just 15 when she left her home in the southern Japanese fishing village of Minamata to go to Stockholm and tell the world of the horrors of mercury poisoning.

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Benefits of gastric bypass persist for 12 years

(Reuters Health) - Twelve years after gastric-bypass weight-loss surgery, the benefits persist in most patients, leading to long-term weight loss, less diabetes, lower blood pressure and fewer cholesterol problems, according to a study of the technique that has had the longest follow-up so far.

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Facebook to add more human review to ad system: COO Sandberg

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will add "more human review and oversight" to its ad-buying system, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday, responding to rising criticism that automated processes have allowed people to buy discriminatory ads.

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BlackRock's Rieder: Investors should expect ECB taper 'early next year'

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc portfolio manager Rick Rieder said on Wednesday on Twitter that investors should "look for tapering" from the European Central Bank following an announcement by the U.S. Federal Reserve that it would reduce its own balance sheet.

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Prosecutors Want Anthony Weiner to Serve About 2 Years in Prison

The government asked a judge to sentence Mr. Weiner to a prison term of 21 to 27 months for his conviction in a sexting case.

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Wall St. falls after Fed signals another rate hike this year

(Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes were lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled that it expects another rate hike by year end and disclosed timing for reducing its balance sheet.

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US STOCKS-Wall St falls after Fed signals another rate hike this year

* Indexes down: Dow 0.21 pct, S&P 0.36 pct, Nasdaq 0.66 pct (Updates to late afternoon, adds commentary, changes byline)

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: ‘The Far Away Brothers’ Breathes Vivid Life Into Immigration Issues

Lauren Markham’s impeccably timed and intimately reported book follows twin teenage brothers on their journey from El Salvador to California.

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U.S. expects Madoff $4 billion fund payout to start this year

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government expects this year to begin payouts from a $4 billion fund for Bernard Madoff's victims, ending their nearly nine-year wait to begin recouping losses from his...

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You can now book a restaurant reservation on Airbnb

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Pirelli's IPO books covered on base deal size - bank memo

MILAN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Demand for the initial public offering of Italian tyremaker Pirelli has reached an amount sufficient to cover the base size of the offer on the third day of the share sale, a memo sent by banks to investors said on Wednesday.

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Nonfiction: Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse

According to a new autobiography, “Coming to My Senses,” it all began with a year in Paris and a taste for the food she discovered there.

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BRIEF-Goodyear to acquire Ventech Systems from Grenzebach Maschinenbau

* Goodyear to acquire Ventech Systems from Grenzebach Maschinenbau

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Mueller team's focus on Manafort spans 11 years

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team is reaching back more than a decade in its investigation of Paul Manafort, a sign of the pressure Mueller is placing on President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

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Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executive

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012.

Nomadland (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: On the Road With the Casualties of the Great Recession

To write “Nomadland,” Jessica Bruder spent three years traveling and working alongside grandparents and others living in school buses and vans seeking seasonal work.

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

Yotam Ottolenghi on Creating Recipes and His Cookbook ‘Sweet’

For the British chef, author and self-described baking nerd, there is no limit to the number of times you can make a cake in order to get it right.

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A ‘Quest for Justice’ for Murdered Civil Rights Pioneer, 52 Years Later

Who killed Alberta Jones, Louisville’s first black prosecutor, in 1965? Prodded by a professor, the police are trying again to find out.

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Making ‘Mother!,’ the Year’s Most Divisive Film

Is it the most confusing movie of 2017 or merely the most provocative? Darren Aronofsky, Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem explain the movie.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: When Corruption and Venality Were the Lifeblood of America

“The Republic for Which It Stands,” Richard White’s broad-ranging history, describes a country lashed by greed and brutality.

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Nonfiction: The Education of Ellen Pao

In “Reset,” the Silicon Valley executive and former venture capitalist explains how she came to question the culture of the tech industry.

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Airbus expects China airlines to need 60-100 A380s over 5 years

BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Airbus SE's China head Eric Chen on Tuesday said the French plane maker expects Chinese airlines to need between 60-100 of its A380 jets over the next five years, amid question marks over future global demand for the superjumbo.

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Justice Delayed: 10 Years in Jail, but Still Awaiting Trial

Kharon Davis was 22 when he was charged with murder in Dothan, Ala. He has served half the minimum sentence, but has yet to have his day in court.

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South Africa's court to hear state's appeal against Pistorius in November

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday.

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Panama's president says switching China ties not 'checkbook diplomacy'

BEIJING (Reuters) - Panama's decision to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China had nothing to do with "checkbook diplomacy", its president has told Chinese state television.

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The opioid crisis took this 8-year-old's father away

It all started with pain killers after a dentist appointment. Now, Drake, a 32-year-old from Columbus, Ohio has struggled with opioid abuse for more than a decade.

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DealBook: Fixing the ‘Brain Damage’ Caused by the I.P.O. Process

Entrepreneurs are exploring new ways to list companies on exchanges — and placate stock-holding Silicon Valley employees — while avoiding the pitfalls of initial public offerings.

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The Jewish New Year: Wake-up call against hate

The fall is the holiest time of this year for the world's roughly 14 million Jews -- Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is followed by Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. As the air cools, it is a time to pause, reflect and atone, as we have for thousands of years.

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Peruvian gets 12 years for running fraud out of Trump Building

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Peruvian man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday after he pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of defrauding investors out of more than $1.2 million, using a video pitch that featured the Trump Building in downtown Manhattan, where he had an office.

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BRIEF-Facebook appoints Jennifer Dulski as product leader for the groups team - CPO Chris Cox

* Facebook appoints Jennifer Dulski as product leader for the groups team - Facebook CPO Chris Cox Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Nicola Mining enters into thirty-year ash disposal contract

* Nicola Mining Inc - ‍Entered into thirty-year ash management contract with Merritt Operations Services Limited partnership​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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LPC: Northrop Grumman scores biggest US defense acquisition loan in 6 years

NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Global defense and security systems company Northrop Grumman is backing its US$9.2bn purchase of aerospace and defense technology company Orbital ATK with an US$8.5bn bridge loan, the largest loan for an acquisition by an investment-grade company in the sector in six years.

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: A Father and Son Sail Through Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ Together

Daniel Mendelsohn’s “An Odyssey” recounts what happened when the author’s 81-year-old father enrolled in one of his son’s classes at Bard College.

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Opinion: I hope Trump didn't watch this year's Emmys

Ever hear anybody use #EmmySoWhite as a social media handle? Me neither. And, especially after last night's 69th annual rendition, you never will, not in this time continuum.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar hits 5-year low as diplomatic rift hits firms

DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Qatar's stock index hit a five-year low on Monday because of a fresh sign that a diplomatic dispute in the region was starting to inflict long-term damage on some of its companies.

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Slovenia plans to lower hunting quota for bears to 88 next year

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenian hunters will be allowed to kill a total of 88 bears and up to 10 wolves next year, to keep the population of the animals from expanding, the Environment Ministry said on Monday.

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Hackers compromised free CCleaner software, Avast's Piriform says

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hackers broke into British company Piriform's free software for optimizing computer performance last month potentially allowing them to control the devices of more than two million users, the company and independent researchers said on Monday.

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Nonfiction: Survival of the Prettiest

Darwin’s theory of aesthetics may be the sexiest, most dangerous idea in evolution.

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Hackers compromised CCleaner free software, Avast's Piriform says

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Hackers broke into British company Piriform's free software for optimizing computer performance last month and installed tools that could have allowed them to take control of tens of millions of devices, the company and independent researchers said on Monday.

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Facebook Navigates an Internet Fractured by Governmental Controls

The web is not as open as it once was, with nation-states exerting their power over the internet. Facebook and other tech companies are dealing with the consequences.

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Europe Edition: United Nations, Facebook, Hamas: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Magazines nytimes.com

Dylan, Obama and a Crown of Thorns: 50 Years of Rolling Stone

A music magazine whose influence stretched beyond entertainment and into the world of politics could elevate a career with its cover.

Online Advertising nytimes.com

Mediator: Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?

The social media giant owes it to its users to let them know if they interacted with what amounts to a digital spy. And that’s just the start.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

What We’re Watching at This Year’s United Nations General Assembly

North Korea, Iran, Myanmar, Climate Change. Oh, and Donald J. Trump.

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Red Bull roll back the years with Singapore form

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Red Bull rekindled memories of their pomp at the Singapore Grand Prix, but team driver Daniel Ricciardo doesn't expect a three-way tussle for the Formula One world championship just yet.

Survivor Cafe: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory (Book) nytimes.com

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Ways We Inherit Historical Traumas

In “Survivor Café,” Elizabeth Rosner writes about how we recognize and cope with the traumas that directly affected previous generations.

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Why did 19-year old walk into a hotel freezer and die?

Surveillance video may shed light on the mysterious death of a young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel freezer last week. The case sparked accusations of foul play on social media.

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Opinion: Attempt to lynch 8-year-old reflects our society

They say that boys will be boys, but what do we make of those boys when they attempt to lynch another child, or put on Ku Klux Klan outfits and burn a cross in the backyard?

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Egypt court sentences Mursi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted president Mohammed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood to 25 years in prison in a final ruling over a case accusing him of spying for Qatar, judicial sources said.

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British police arrest 18-year-old in hunt for London train bomber

LONDON (Reuters) - British police hunting those behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a London train on Friday said they had arrested an 18-year-old man in a move described as significant.

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California bill to wean power sector off fossil fuels dies for this year

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 16 (Reuters) - A long-shot plan to wean California's power sector entirely off fossil fuels by 2045 was put on hold until 2018 on Saturday, as lawmakers recessed for the year without hearing the measure.

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Bump in U.S. Incomes Doesn’t Erase 50 Years of Pain

Recent trends have produced positive statistics, but forces undermining the middle class may reach back farther than many economists have thought.

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State Department says plans for cuts would trim 10 percent of budget in five years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - State Department officials briefed Senate staff on Friday on plans to cut up to $10 billion from the department's budget over five years, but offered few specifics to ease concerns that the administration risked weakening U.S. standing in the world.

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A rabbit just landed a book deal

The precocious pet rabbit of the vice president of the United States is hopping into a book deal.

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Somali book fair offers respite from bombs

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Long associated with pirates, famine and bombs, Somalia showed a different face to the world this week as it welcomed foreign writers for the first time to its annual book fair.

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CORRECTED-RPT-UPDATE 1-Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year (Sept. 14)

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Macy's Inc will increase by 20 percent the number of workers it hires during the holiday shopping season to staff distribution and warehouses that support its online business, but total holiday hiring will fall.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year (Sept. 14)

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Macy's Inc will increase by 20 percent the number of workers it hires during the holiday shopping season to staff distribution and warehouses that support its online business, but total holiday hiring will fall.

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Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

(Reuters) - The U.S. space agency NASA received a final signal from its Cassini spacecraft on Friday as it ended a groundbreaking, 13-year Saturn mission with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet's atmosphere.

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Facebook hires AI expert, launches lab in Canada's Montreal

TORONTO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has hired artificial intelligence academic Joelle Pineau to head its new research lab in Montreal, the Silicon Valley social media company said on Friday.

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Irma tore through Barbuda. Now, for the first time in 300 years, no one lives there

When Hurricane Irma ravaged the island of Barbuda in the Caribbean, the ferocious storm "extinguished" the isle's way of life and left the beautiful spot "uninhabitable." And, now, for the first time in a few centuries, no one lives there.

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Facebook hires prominent artificial-intelligence expert to open Montreal lab

TORONTO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc plans to open an artificial-intelligence laboratory in Montreal, which will be run by prominent AI researcher Joelle Pineau, two people familiar with the plan said on Friday.

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Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year Saturn odyssey by burning into planet

(Reuters) - U.S. space agency NASA received the final signal from its Cassini spacecraft, which ended a groundbreaking 13-year Saturn mission on Friday with a meteor-like plunge into the planet's atmosphere, transmitting data until the final moment.

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The 13-year Saturn mission is ending

After a dramatic dive into Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft is gone, according to NASA's projected timeline for the end of the mission.

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BRIEF-The Stars Group raises full year 2017 guidance

* The Stars Group raises full year 2017 guidance; announces additional $75 MILLION of debt prepayment

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Macy's Inc will increase by 20 percent the number of workers it hires during the holiday shopping season to staff distribution and warehouses that support its online business, but total holiday hiring will fall.

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Fearing Anti-Semitic Speech, Facebook Limits Audience Targeting

After a report that it allowed advertisers to seek out users interested in topics like “Jew hater,” Facebook also removed self-reported targeting fields.

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Facebook claims number of ads sold to Russians unknown

Sources tell CNN that Facebook doesn't know how many ads were sold to Russian operatives spreading fake news during the election. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook removes feature that let ads reach 'Jew haters'

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers to target based on people's self-reported education and job information after a report that those features allowed targeting based on anti-Semitic topics.

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Fiery farewell to cap Cassini spacecraft's 13-year Saturn mission

(Reuters) - U.S. space agency NASA's Cassini spacecraft will end its groundbreaking 13-year mission to Saturn on Friday with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet's atmosphere, transmitting data until the final fiery moment.

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BRIEF-Facebook says on Propublica story removing self-reported targeting fields until "right processes" is in place

* Facebook says on ProPublica story removing self-reported targeting fields until right processes in place to help prevent hate speech, discriminatory ads Source: http://bit.ly/2h6lUAb Further company coverage:

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Facebook-backed group to help fund 'Dreamer' application fees

Sept 14 (Reuters) - FWD.us, a pro-immigration group co-founded by Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, is raising funds to help undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children reapply for a program that shields them from deportation.

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Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year

(Reuters) - Macy's Inc will increase by 20 percent the number of workers it hires during the holiday shopping season to staff distribution and warehouses that support its online business, but total holiday hiring will fall.

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UPDATE 1-Macy's to hire 80,000 workers for holidays, fewer than last year

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Macy's Inc will increase by 20 percent the number of workers it hires during the holiday shopping season to staff distribution and warehouses that support its online business, but total holiday hiring will fall.

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Facebook removes feature that let ads reach 'Jew haters'

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc this week stopped advertisers from targeting messages to people interested in topics such as "Jew haters" and "how to burn Jews" after journalists inquired about it, the news organization ProPublica reported on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Argan says ‍board intends to declare regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock starting in Q1 of fiscal year ending Jan 31, 2019​

* Argan - ‍Board intends to declare regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock starting in Q1 of fiscal year ending January 31, 2019​ Source text: [http://bit.ly/2vWvoo5] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Macy's says hiring for holiday season will be essentially flat to last year at about 80,000

* Macy's Inc says hiring for holiday season will be essentially flat to last year at about 80,000 Further company coverage:

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Facebook doesn't know extent of ads

One week after Facebook admitted that it had sold $100,000 worth of ads to a Russian troll farm during the 2016 election, Facebook is still not sure whether pro-Kremlin groups may have made other ad buys intended to influence American politics that it simply hasn't discovered yet, sources with knowledge of the matter said. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

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Facebook to launch election integrity effort in Canada

TORONTO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc, under pressure over its role in possible Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election, said it plans an election integrity initiative to protect Canada's next vote from cyber threats.

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U.S. election agency seeks comment after Facebook cites Russian ads

Sept 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Election Commission voted on Thursday to seek public comment on possible regulatory changes after Facebook Inc said that Russians bought ads on the No. 1 social network during the U.S. presidential campaign.

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Fergie & Josh Duhamel split after 8 years

Pop star Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel have announced they are separating after eight years of marriage.

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Why it takes a year to make the world's greatest piano

The Steinway & Sons piano is one of the world's most revered instruments. According to statistics provided by the company, around 90% of the world's performing concert pianists choose the German brand. Renowned artists like John Lennon, George Michael, Billy Joel and Lady Gaga have been known to compose and perform at their keys.

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Support for German SPD slumps to lowest this year: poll

BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SPD) has slumped to its lowest level this year just 10 days before an election in which conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set win a fourth term, a poll showed on Thursday.

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U.S. wants NAFTA five-year sunset provision: Commerce's Ross

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that the United States was seeking to add a five-year sunset provision to the North American Free Trade Agreement to provide a regular, "systematic re-examination" of the trade pact.

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Facebook still doesn't know extent of Russian ad buys in the election

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Noah renews 'Daily Show' contract for five years

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BRIEF-Seqirus receives FDA approval of afluria quadrivalent for people 5 years of age and older

* Seqirus receives FDA approval of afluria quadrivalent (influenza vaccine) for people five years of age and older in the U.S.

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Facebook won't make cars, Sandberg reassures Germany

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg went on a charm offensive in Germany on Thursday, telling the country's powerful automakers that the world's biggest social network does not want to compete with them.

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Inquiry promises to uncover truth about London fire that killed 80

LONDON (Reuters) - A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed at least 80 people in June held its first session on Thursday with its chairman promising to explain the causes of what he called "a tragedy unprecedented in modern times".

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U.S. dollar is at lowest level in nearly 3 years

The U.S. dollar is cooling off after a red-hot surge.

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UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of people arrested in Britain on suspicion of terrorism offences rocketed by 68 percent in the last year to the highest figure on record during a period when the country suffered four deadly attacks, figures showed on Thursday.

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Fiction: A Debut Novel Imagines Political Intrigue at the 1939 World’s Fair

In Brendan Mathews’s “The World of Tomorrow,” two brothers fleeing Ireland for New York get embroiled in a wild assassination plot.

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Finnish aid worker kidnapped in Kabul has been released: ministry

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A Finnish aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan in May has been released, the foreign ministry in Helsinki said on Thursday.

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Australian Olympic swimmer gets one-year 'whereabouts' ban

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian swimmer Jarrod Poort, who represented his country at the last two Olympics, has been handed a one-year ban for failures to notify anti-doping authorities of his whereabouts.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books News: Looking for Buddhist Wisdom in ‘The Princess Bride’

In a new book, Ethan Nichtern divines lessons about love, family and Buddhism from the cult classic. Just don’t expect Inigo Montoya to find enlightenment.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Mystery of Russian Fake on Facebook Solved, by a Brazilian

The Times concluded that “Melvin Redick” on Facebook was a fake American created by Russia as part of its propaganda campaign. But where did the man’s photos come from?

Movies nytimes.com

Critic's Notebook: The Silent Film Returns — on Social Media

Though we may still pop headphones in to watch a YouTube rant, social media has cultivated its own mute visual culture.

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Top House intelligence panel Democrat wants testimony from Facebook, Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday that representatives of Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc should appear before the panel to discuss Russian activity during the 2016 election.

cnn.com

13-year Saturn mission comes to a dramatic end

In the early morning hours of September 15, NASA's 13-year mission exploring Saturn and its moons will come to an end as the spacecraft deliberately dives into Saturn's atmosphere and plunges itself into the planet.

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Ex-guard at New York's Rikers jail sentenced 30 years for inmate death

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former guard at New York City’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of violating the civil rights of an inmate by kicking him repeatedly in the head, causing his death.

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Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia's growing military strength.

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Tesla's head of business development leaves after 11 years

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Wednesday that long-time executive Diarmuid O'Connell, vice president of business development, had left after more than a decade at the electric car company.

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

The Rohingya in Myanmar: How Years of Strife Grew Into a Crisis

The bloodshed that has driven the Muslim minority group out of Myanmar in large numbers is the latest stage of a conflict that has unfolded over decades.

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EU lost up to 5.4 billion euros in tax revenues from Google, Facebook: report

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states could have lost 5.4 billion euros in tax revenues from Google and Facebook between 2013 and 2015, according to a report of the EU lawmaker responsible for a corporate tax reform that could raise online giants' tax bill.

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BRIEF-M&T Bank says ‍expects more modest expansion of NIM from current level than was seen through 1H 2017 for remaining year

* ‍Expect more modest expansion of NIM from current level than was seen through 1H 2017 for remaining year - SEC filing​

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Apart for a year, Syrian family shares kisses through fence

KOKKINOTRIMITHIA, Cyprus (Reuters) - After more than a year of separation Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, albeit briefly, reunited with his wife and four children through a chain link fence topped with barbed wire in Cyprus.

Online Advertising nytimes.com

Facebook Moves to Keep Ads From Running on Objectionable Videos

The social network, which hopes video will become an increasingly part of its business, said it would limit ads from appearing on unsuitable content.

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Facebook to clamp down on who can cash in on ads

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Facebook said on Wednesday it would introduce tougher rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that it makes it too easy for providers of fake news and sensational headlines to cash in.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook to clamp down on who can cash in on ads

* Facebook to add another 3,000 staff to spot hate speech (Adds details, background)

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Facebook introduces new rules on advertising, hate speech

COLOGNE, Germany, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Facebook said on Wednesday it would introduce tougher rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that it makes it too easy for providers of fake news and sensational headlines to cash in.

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Two first-time authors make Man Booker Prize shortlist

LONDON (Reuters) - Two first-time female authors feature on the 2017 Man Booker Prize fiction shortlist which comprises three women and three men including best-selling U.S. writer Paul Auster.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Man Booker Shortlist Is Half American

Novels by Paul Auster, Emily Fridlund, Mohsin Hamid, Fiona Mozley, George Saunders and Ali Smith made the list. The prize will be announced Oct. 17.

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Viacom's MTV sees first summer ratings growth in six years

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc's MTV network had its first summer of ratings growth in six years, the network told Reuters this week, a sign that the company is seeing progress wooing back coveted younger viewers who watch shows online.

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RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares touch 10-year peak as Wall St hits records

* Asia MSCI-ex Japan wavers after edging to fresh 10-year peak

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Britain's easyJet launches platform to book partner flights

LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - British budget airline easyJet on Wednesday launched a new booking platform to allow customers to use its website to book long-haul flights with other airlines, the company said.

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Nadal has many more years at the top, says coach Moya

(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal can compete at the top level for years to come if he managed to stay healthy, his coach Carlos Moya has said after the Spaniard won two grand slams titles this year.

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UPDATE 1-New Apple Watch that makes calls turns comic book fantasy into reality

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - More than two years after releasing the Apple Watch, Apple Inc has finally been able to replicate 1940s comic strip technology, an advance that analysts say will spur sales.

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BRIEF-WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton says in Facebook post he will leave company

* WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton says in Facebook post decided to leave company Further company coverage:

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Asian shares touch 10-year peak as Wall St. hits records

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks wobbled on Wednesday but still marked a 10-year high, cheered by record highs on Wall Street, while shares of Apple Inc's suppliers dipped following the release of the latest iPhone.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares touch 10-year peak as Wall St hits records

* Asia MSCI-ex Japan wavers after edging to fresh 10-year peak

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New Apple Watch that makes calls turns comic book fantasy into reality

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - More than two years after releasing the Apple Watch, Apple Inc has finally been able to replicate 1940s comic strip technology, an advance that analysts say will spur sales.

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Asian shares lifted to 10-year high cheered by record highs on Wall St.

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares inched up to a 10-year high on Wednesday, cheered by record highs on Wall Street, while the dollar's rise against the yen helped boost Japanese shares.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares lifted to 10-year high Wall St record finishes

TOKYO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares inched up to a 10-year high on Wednesday, cheered by record highs on Wall Street, while the dollar's rise against the yen helped boost Japanese shares.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Purged Facebook Page Tied to the Kremlin Spread Anti-Immigrant Bile

The page, posing as an activist group, was one of hundreds of fake accounts Russia used in an information campaign during the election, a revelation that has put Facebook on the defensive.

Cagney, Mike nytimes.com

Sex Scandal Simmered for Years Before Silicon Valley C.E.O.’s Swift Fall

Mike Cagney is stepping down as chief executive of the lending start-up Social Finance amid questions about sexual harassment at the company. Inside the events that preceded the move.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Critic's Notebook: At the Apple Keynote, Selling Us a Better Vision of Ourselves

Apple’s annual program is an odd streaming TV event: an extended commercial that the faithful watch willingly.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook says some Russian ads during U.S. election promoted live events

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media.

cnn.com

Facebook exec: Men run the world and it's not going that well

Wainwright, Loudon III nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In ‘Liner Notes,’ Loudon Wainwright Looks Squarely at His Flaws and His Musical Family Tree

The folk singer — ex-husband of Kate McGarrigle and father of Rufus Wainwright, among his other connections — does not go easy on himself in this memoir.

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Facebook says some Russian ads during U.S. election promoted live events

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media.

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McConnell says Congress will next address U.S. debt ceiling 'some time next year'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said he does not think the debt ceiling limit would be eliminated permanently, an idea floated by Democrats and embraced by Republican President Donald Trump last week.

Education (K-12) nytimes.com

After More Than 20 Years, Newark to Regain Control of Its Schools

The State of New Jersey took over running the district because of low performance, but real educational progress has been slow in coming.

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REFILE-Facebook pays millions for reality show on NFL's Marshawn Lynch

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is paying Time Warner Inc's Bleacher Report millions of dollars for a reality show on NFL player Marshawn Lynch, the sports site told Reuters - a sign that the social media firm is willing to pay top dollar to lure viewers and ads to its Watch video service.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Personal Journeys: A Family Travel Playbook: Make Plans, Prepare to Let Them Go

Through the years, a strategy has emerged — book a hotel for the night before you arrive, never worry about the weather, make a few (only a few) reservations.

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Facebook pays millions for reality show on NFL's Marshawn Lynch

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is paying Time Warner Inc's Bleacher Report millions of dollars for a reality show on NFL player Marshawn Lynch, the sports site told Reuters - a sign that the social media firm is willing to pay top dollar to lure viewers and ads to its Watch video service.

United States Economy nytimes.com

Median U.S. Household Income Up for 2nd Straight Year; Tops ’07 Level

The Census Bureau reported a gain of 3.2 percent in 2016 as the recovery delivered growing prosperity. Health coverage broadened and poverty declined.

politicsNews reuters.com

Trump likely to visit China during November Asia trip: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to make a stop in China in November during his first official visit to Asia, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, a trip that will come amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear tests.

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Fund managers' U.S. equities snub at 10-year high: BofA-ML survey

LONDON (Reuters) - The numbers of fund managers who say they are "underweight" U.S. stocks has hit a 10-year high, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's (BofA-ML) monthly survey of global fund...

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Trump to visit China in November: Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will visit China in November, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing an unidentified person familiar with his plans.

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UPDATE 1-Bad loans at Italian banks hit three-year low in July

MILAN, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Insolvent loans held by Italian banks fell to a three-year low in July, data showed on Tuesday, as lenders stepped up efforts to shed the legacy of a deep recession that ended in 2014.

cnn.com

Clinton's really not running again -- and her book is proof 

Hillary Clinton says she isn't running for office ever again, and her latest memoir is nearly 500 pages of proof.

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BRIEF-Goodyear Tire & Rubber investing $77 million in a new facility in Luxembourg

* Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced plans to create a new facility in Luxembourg

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

After a Dozen Hurricanes and 40 Years, Familiar Dangers With Higher Stakes

Some things have changed about hurricanes — technology, forecasting, preparedness. Some have not — danger, power, human indecision in dealing with the storm.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Fiction: In ‘Forest Dark,’ Nicole Krauss Plays With Divided Selves

Two New Yorkers — an aging lawyer and a young writer — make their way, separately, to Tel Aviv.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: A Memoir by Donald Trump’s Favorite Target

“Unbelievable,” by the NBC News correspondent Katy Tur, describes what it was like to be on the front lines during the Trump presidential campaign.

What Happened (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Hillary Clinton Opens Up About ‘What Happened,’ With Candor, Defiance and Dark Humor

Clinton’s account of the 2016 election is part post-mortem, part feminist manifesto and part score-settling jubilee.

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Dancer who hid Peru rebel chief freed from prison after 25 years

LIMA (Reuters) - A ballet dancer in Peru who was caught hiding the leader of the Shining Path in her apartment in 1992 was freed from prison after finishing her 25-year sentence on Monday.

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Asia shares hit ten-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hit a 10-year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit 10-year high on Irma, N.Korea relief

* Dollar rises on higher U.S. yields, yuan hampered by Beijing

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Asia shares join global rally, hit 10-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares joined a global equities rally, hitting a 10-year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided.

Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) nytimes.com

DealBook: Hurricane Price Gouging Is Despicable, Right? Not to Some Economists

Eliminating price controls can increase the available supply of essential goods, the argument goes, and help prevent a black market.

domesticNews reuters.com

U.S. seeks at least 30 years for nephews of Venezuela's first lady

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady should serve at least 30 years in prison for their convictions in the United States on drug trafficking charges, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday.

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Boxing: AIBA bans African confederation head for three years

LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic boxing's governing body, AIBA, has banned African confederation head Kelani Bayor for three years for allegedly provoking the crowd at the continental championships in Brazzaville last June.

Art nytimes.com

Reporter's Notebook: In the Art World, ‘Latinx’ Marks a Gender-Free Spot

Some curators of “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” push for a new genderless term — Latinx — to replace Latino/Latina.

healthNews reuters.com

Northern China smog cuts life expectancy by 3 years versus south: study

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Air pollution caused by coal-fired winter heating has slashed life expectancy in northern China by more than three years compared with the south, according to a new study, underlining the urgency of Beijing's efforts to tackle smog.

Music nytimes.com

Road Trip: On the Path of Chuck Berry’s ‘Promised Land,’ Five Decades On

The musician’s 1964 hit chronicles the African-American experience in the 20th century. We followed Mr. Berry’s lyrical route to see what had changed.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook fined 1.2 million euros by Spanish data watchdog

MADRID, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Facebook has been fined 1.2 million euros ($1.4 million) for collecting personal information from users in Spain that could then be used for advertising, the national data protection watchdog said on Monday.

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Citigroup sees third-quarter markets revenue down 15 percent vs year-earlier

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc third-quarter total markets revenue is running about 15 percent less than a year earlier when volatility was boosted by reactions to the Brexit vote and U.S. elections, Chief Financial Officer John Gerspach said on Monday at an investor conference.

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UPDATE 1-Citigroup sees 3Q markets revenue down 15 pct vs year-earlier

NEW YORK, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc third-quarter total markets revenue is running about 15 percent less than a year earlier when volatility was boosted by reactions to the Brexit vote and U.S. elections, Chief Financial Officer John Gerspach said on Monday at an investor conference.

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Facebook fined 1.2 million euros by Spanish data watchdog

MADRID (Reuters) - Facebook has been fined 1.2 million euros ($1.4 million) for allegedly collecting personal information from users in Spain that could then be used for advertising, the national data protection watchdog said on Monday.

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U.N. brands Myanmar violence a 'textbook' example of ethnic cleansing

GENEVA/SHAMLAPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The United Nations' top human rights official on Monday slammed Myanmar for conducting a "cruel military operation" against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, branding it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

cnn.com

'Textbook example of ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar, UN chief says

The ongoing Myanmar military operation against the minority Rohingya people appears to be a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing," the UN human rights chief said Monday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks hit new 3-year high as N.Korea holds back

LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks pushed to a new three-year high on Monday after nuclear-armed North Korea held back on stoking tensions further at the weekend while China's yuan slipped off 16-month peaks after measures to stem its recent strength.

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ExxonMobil slashes 20-year LNG price to India in bad omen for producers

MELBOURNE, Sept 11 (Reuters) - India has won a big price cut on a 20-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal with global giant ExxonMobil Corp in a rare contract renegotiation, a bad sign for global producers in a heavily oversupplied market.

vis-photo nytimes.com

Guardia Sanframondi Journal: Religious Rite Takes Hamlet Back in Time Every Seven Years

An ancient Catholic procession featuring hooded faithful and parades attracts thousand of tourists to a village in Italy’s south.

Credit Scores nytimes.com

Your Money: After the Equifax Breach: Rage, Crashed Sites and New Promises

Now that as many as 143 million Social Security numbers may be out in the wild, everyone wants to freeze their credit files at once. It isn’t always easy.

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UPDATE 1-Greek PM urges IMF to decide on bailout participation by end of year

* Promises handouts to vulnerable if fiscal targets are overshot

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Netanyahu's son under fire over 'anti-Semitic' imagery on Facebook

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - From an argument over dog poo to an alleged anti-Semitic caricature he posted on Facebook, Yair Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's 26-year-old son, is courting controversy with his social media activity.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Will Saudi Aramco deliver world record profit for next year's IPO?

LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - When oil giant Saudi Aramco discloses its financials for the first time next year, it must either surprise investors with world record profits or reduce its aspirations for a $2 trillion valuation in its initial public offering (IPO).

cnn.com

16 years after 9/11: The state of the terrorist threat