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Family finds clues to teen's suicide in blue whale paintings

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The walls and décor of 16-year-old Nadia's room looked like that of any other high school teenager. Her real name is not Nadia; we are keeping her identity hidden at the request of her family, out of respect for her memory and their privacy. [Source]

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $233 million multifamily small balance loan securitization

* Freddie Mac announces pricing of $233 million multifamily small balance loan securitization

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Hospital allow kids to drive themselves to operating room

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A San Diego children's hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to 'drive' themselves to the operating room.

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BRIEF-Starwood Waypoint Homes received letter from SEC stating it is conducting investigation 'in matter of certain single family rental securitizations'​

* Starwood Waypoint Homes - received letter from SEC stating that it is conducting investigation captioned 'in matter of certain single family rental securitizations'​

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A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death

"Look, I'm so sorry to do this to you on your birthday," Hayley Webb, a television reporter in Australia, recalled her mom saying in 2012. "I have six months to live."

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A Family’s Return to Mosul

Thousands have been returning to western Mosul after Iraqi forces pushed ISIS out of the city. The Salman family moves back amid risks and widespread damage to their neighborhood. They now hope to rebuild.

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No room for Australia, New Zealand in Asian Games: OCA chief

ASHKABAT (Reuters) - The influential head of the Olympic Council of Asia has dashed hopes that athletes from Oceania nations, including Australia and New Zealand, might be able to compete in the Asian Games from 2022.

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UPDATE 3-Brazil's BNDES lambasts JBS CEO switch, seeks family's removal

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - JBS SA's decision to replace the Brazilian company's jailed chief executive with his father was a sign of "deviousness" and should be investigated, the head of state development bank BNDES, the company's second-largest shareholder, said on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-Brazil's BNDES lambasts JBS CEO switch, seeks family's removal

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - JBS SA's weekend move to replace the Brazilian company's jailed chief executive with his father showed "deviousness" and left in place a situation of "terrible governance" at the world's No. 1 meatpacker, the head of state development bank BNDES said on Monday,

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Family seeks answers after Georgia Tech student killed by police

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The family of a Georgia Institute of Technology student shot and killed by police in Atlanta over the weekend is questioning why campus officers did not try to disarm the knife-wielding computer engineering major with nonlethal force.

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Ex-Trump aide Flynn's family creates fund for 'enormous' legal fees

(Reuters) - Relatives of former national security adviser Michael Flynn have set up a fund to help pay for his legal defense against federal and congressional investigations into potential collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

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Flynn's family sets up legal defense fund

The family of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn has set up a legal defense fund to defray expenses connected to the investigations into Russian election meddling.

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Stelter: Why newsrooms have to keep fact-checking Trump

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BRIEF-Fannie Mae prices $772.5 million multifamily DUS REMIC (FNA 2017-M11) under its GeMS program

* Fannie Mae prices $772.5 million multifamily DUS REMIC (FNA 2017-M11) under its GeMS program

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UPDATE 2-Batista family member ensnared in Brazil cattle antitrust probe

SAO PAULO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - A member of Brazil's billionaire Batista family should be declared guilty of fostering anti-competitive practices in the domestic cattle slaughtering market more than a decade ago, a body at antitrust watchdog Cade recommended on Friday.

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A Dip in the Living Room Pool

In a slowing luxury real estate market, developers are investing in amenities to attract buyers. Explore Soori High Line, where more than half of the units come with private, saltwater pools.

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Trump's room to maneuver with his base during political storms may be wider than some pundits assume

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BRIEF-Pure Multi-Family REIT announces US$66.35 mln property acquisition in Texas

* Pure Multi-Family REIT LP announces US$66.35 million property acquisition in Dallas, Texas

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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.

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BRIEF-Target recalls room essentials 4-drawer dressers due to tip-over and entrapment hazards

* Target recalls room essentials 4-drawer dressers due to tip-over and entrapment hazards

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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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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $550 million multifamily K-Deal backed by Sky Apartments

* Freddie Mac prices $550 million multifamily K-Deal backed by Sky Apartments, largest residential tower in U.S.

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Family of Australian woman fatally shot wants Minnesota cop charged

(Reuters) - The family of an Australian woman who was fatally shot wants the Minneapolis policeman involved charged, their attorney said on Tuesday, the same day investigators sent the evidence collected to the local prosecutor.

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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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Angelina Jolie makes TIFF red carpet a family affair

Angelina Jolie brought her entire brood with her to the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Froome to compete in world championships time trial

LONDON (Reuters) - Four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will follow up his first Vuelta a Espana victory by competing in the team and individual time trials at the road world championships starting in Norway at the weekend.

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Family offices look to emerging market equities for yield: report

LONDON (Reuters) - Companies that manage portfolios for individual families are looking to increase investments in emerging markets after higher equities helped them achieve average returns of 7...

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Family of Tesla driver killed in 'Autopilot' crash does not blame car

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The family of the driver of a Tesla Model S who was killed in a May 2016 crash while using the car's semi-autonomous driving system said on Monday the car was not to blame for the crash.

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Cycling-Froome still rides under radar despite epic feats

LONDON (Reuters) - French great Bernard Hinault believes Chris Froome could target a sweep of all three Grand Tours next year -- a feat previously assumed to be mission impossible in cycling.

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Miami newsroom turns into shelter

Sleeping bags littered the newsroom. Mattresses lined conference room floors. A tent was erected in a far-off corner.

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Cycling: Froome joins cycling greats after finally winning Vuelta

(Reuters) - Chris Froome joined the pantheon of cycling greats on Sunday as he secured his first Vuelta a Espana victory, becoming the first rider since Frenchman Bernard Hinault in 1978 to win the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same season.

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Damon, Clooney defend black family's portrayal in 'Suburbicon'

TORONTO (Reuters) - The African-American family struggling to fit in to an all-white suburb in 1950s America in the George Clooney-directed dark satire "Suburbicon" was intentionally portrayed in a one-dimensional way, actor Matt Damon said on Sunday.

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Cycling: Froome makes history as he is crowned Vuelta champion

(Reuters) - Chris Froome became the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana and the third rider to win a double of the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same season when he finished the race by retaining his advantage over Vincenzo Nibali on Sunday.

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Family visiting Disney World before it closes

Disney and Comcast, which owns Universal Studios, will likely lose tens of millions of dollars in revenue from the closures.

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Cycling: Froome Vuelta king in waiting as Contador signs off in style

(Reuters) - Chris Froome virtually secured his first Vuelta a Espana victory by coming third in the decisive stage 20 on Saturday as Alberto Contador took the stage victory with a typically brave attack on the Alto de L’Angliru, a dream finale to his eventful career.

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Cycling: Froome closes in on Vuelta win as De Gendt takes 19th stage

(Reuters) - Britain's Chris Froome maintained his Vuelta a Espana lead of one minute 37 seconds over nearest challenger Vincenzo Nibali on Friday ahead of the decisive final mountain stage.

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New York City comptroller wields new clout in boardroom diversity drive

BOSTON (Reuters) - New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is wielding more clout as he presses more than 150 U.S. companies to detail plans to diversify their boardrooms.

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Cycling: Froome rebounds with late attack to gain ground on Nibali

(Reuters) - Chris Froome rebounded superbly to increase his overall lead in the Vuelta a Espana to one minute 37 seconds with a lightning late attack which left nearest challenger Vincenzo Nibali in his wake on Thursday's 18th stage.

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Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats

President Donald Trump surprised the leaders of his own party in Congress on Wednesday when he backed a deal pushed by Democrats to attach hurricane relief money to a shorter-term bump in the debt ceiling as well as keeping the government open, cutting off his own Treasury secretary to strike a deal.

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29Rooms Is a Creative Playhouse for the Instagram Set

In its third year, this annual pop-up space for interactive installations attracts the likes of Jill Soloway, Emma Roberts and Jake Gyllenhaal.

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T-Mobile U.S. to offer free Netflix with family plan

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday it will offer a free subscription to video streaming service Netflix Inc with its unlimited data family plans in a push to lure more subscribers in a highly competitive U.S. wireless market.

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Cycling: Nibali eats into Froome's Vuelta lead on tricky stage

MADRID (Reuters) - Vuelta a Espana overall leader Chris Froome lost a huge chunk of his advantage on stage 17's steep final climb, with Austrian Stefan Denifl showing grit to win on Wednesday.

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T-Mobile US to offer free Netflix with family plan

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday it will offer a free subscription to video streaming service Netflix Inc with its unlimited data family plans in a push to lure more subscribers in a highly competitive U.S. wireless market.

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UPDATE 2-T-Mobile US to offer free Netflix with family plan

Sept 6 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday it will offer a free subscription to video streaming service Netflix Inc with its unlimited data family plans in a push to lure more subscribers in a highly competitive U.S. wireless market.

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T-Mobile offers free Netflix to some family plan customers

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc, the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier, said on Wednesday it would offer Netflix Inc's video subscription service to some of its family plan customers for free.

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Don't look for truth in the courtroom, Japanese thriller suggests

VENICE (Reuters) - The courtroom is not where you find the truth, Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda shows in his legal drama "The Third Murder", which premiered at the Venice film festival on Tuesday.

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Froome storms to time trial victory as he closes in on Vuelta

MADRID (Reuters) - Chris Froome stormed to victory in the stage 16 individual time trial of the Vuelta a Espana on Tuesday, extending his overall lead to a nearly insurmountable gap of almost two minutes.

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Cycling: Froome storms to time trial victory as he closes in on Vuelta

MADRID (Reuters) - Chris Froome stormed to victory in stage 16's individual time trial on Tuesday, adding to a nearly insurmountable overall lead of almost two minutes in the Vuelta a Espana.

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Houston Family Returns to a Flooded Home

The Hendrix family returns to their still-flooded house in West Houston to witness the destruction left by Hurricane Harvey.

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A plea to Siri helped rescue sick girl and her family

A call to Siri helped a girl with sickle cell anemia get rescued from Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has more.

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Japan princess to wed commoner, forcing her to quit royal family

TOKYO (Reuters) - Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Japanese Emperor Akihito, will wed a former classmate, the Imperial Household said on Sunday, confirming a marriage that will further deplete the royal family since she must become a commoner.

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For One Family in Houston, an Overwhelming Start to Recovery

With no preparation and few road maps to guide them, hurricane survivors like the Amofas are stumbling through their first bewildering days after Harvey.

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No room for complacency as Pliskova faces Zhang

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even if she has a perfect record against Zhang Shuai, there is little chance that Karolina Pliskova will take anything for granted when the world number one faces the Chinese 27th seed in the U.S. Open third round on Saturday.

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Parents find older babies sleep better in their own room

(Reuters Health) - Parents who put babies to sleep in their own rooms report the infants get more rest and have more consistent bedtime routines than parents who share a room or a bed with their babies, a recent study suggests.

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Dad plays family's piano in flooded Texas home

Aric Harding returned to his flooded home to pick up supplies, but took a moment to play and "take it all in."

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Man recounts losing six family members

Ric Saldivar recounts how he found out that six of his family members died after their van was swept away in the floods by Hurricane Harvey.

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Diana, the princess who transformed Britain's royal family

Princess Diana died tragically young: This week marks 20 years since she succumbed to her injuries in a Paris car crash at age 36.

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Tragic discovery: Van carrying family of 6 found in bayou

The van in which an elderly couple and their four grandchildren were riding when the vehicle was swept away Sunday by Tropical Storm Harvey's floodwaters has been found, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez of Harris County, Texas, said Wednesday.

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Cycling: Froome extends Vuelta lead in high mountains

MADRID (Reuters) - Chris Froome moved closer to winning the Vuelta a Espana title after coming second in the high mountain Stage 11 on Wednesday and opening up a gap of one minute 19 seconds in the general classification.

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Escape rooms: Why people flock to these 'tourist traps'

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Mattress Mack: Furniture store lets evacuees sleep in showroom

David and Maria Parks sit for hours on a sofa, intently watching news footage of flooding in Houston. This couch is the only place they have left to go for now.

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Sudan president pardons, frees rights activist: family

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has pardoned and released a prominent human rights activists who had been jailed since last year on spying and other charges, his family said.

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Texas family swept away: 'They went to heaven holding hands'

As his brother tells it, Sammy Saldivar tried to maneuver around Harvey's floodwaters.

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Family of Boy Who Wears Dresses Sues Education Department

His family says a school in Park Slope was hostile to the boy, and that they were unfairly accused of abuse. The allegation was unfounded.

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Cycling: Trentin sprints to stage victory as Froome maintains Vuelta lead

MADRID (Reuters) - Matteo Trentin powered past Jose Joaquin Rojas to win a rain-hit stage 10 of the Vuelta a Espana, while Chris Froome retained the red jersey.

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UPDATE 1-Infosys founder Murthy defends role in boardroom feud

MUMBAI, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Infosys Ltd founder Narayana Murthy on Tuesday defended his role in a months-long war of words with the company's board that led to changes at the top, saying his actions were in the interest of shareholders.

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Infosys founder Murthy defends role in boardroom feud

MUMBAI, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Infosys Ltd founder Narayana Murthy on Tuesday defended his role in a months-long war of words with the company's board that led to changes at the top, saying his actions were in the interest of shareholders.

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With a Simple DNA Test, Family Histories Are Rewritten

Widespread DNA testing has shed light on the ancestry of millions of Americans. But these services have limitations, and the results can be uncertain.

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With a Drop of Saliva, Family Histories Are Rewritten

Widespread DNA testing has shed light on the ancestry of millions of Americans. But these services have limitations, and the results can be uncertain.

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Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Finale: A Night for Family Reunions

Sunday’s episode offered plenty of enjoyable moments, spectacle and setup for next season, but not much surprise.

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After Yemeni air strike, little girl is family's only survivor

SANAA (Reuters) - Her bruised eyes still swollen shut, Buthaina Muhammad Mansour, believed to be four or five, doesn't yet know that her parents, five siblings and uncle were killed when an air strike flattened their home in Yemen's capital.

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Kushner's White House role complicates family business

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1800s log cabin found in walls of Ohio home

An Ohio couple discovered a 19th-century log cabin inside the walls of a newly purchased home they were planning to demolish.

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Dementia dramatically increases family expenses

(Reuters Health) - The average lifetime cost of care after a diagnosis of dementia in the U.S. is about $322,000, and families pay about 70% of that, new research suggests.

Weddings and Engagements nytimes.com

Vows: The Bride, the Groom and the Elephant in the Room

Dr. Marc Wallack, 72, and Cynthia Zhou, 27, knew their age difference was an issue for some. But they didn’t mind.

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BRIEF-$32.5 mln multifamily bridge loan arranged by Marcus & Millichap's IPA Capital Markets

* Marcus & Millichap announced its institutional property advisors Capital Markets Group has arranged $32.5 million in bridge financing for Terra Willow Glen Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Hollywood studios win ruling over VidAngel family-friendly filters

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court has sided with Hollywood studios by refusing to let VidAngel stream family-friendly versions of their movies that filter out profane language, sex and nudity, violence, and alcohol and drug use.

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Marczynski wins stage six as Froome holds on to Vuelta lead

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Polish rider Tomasz Marczynski earned his first stage win at a grand tour by outsprinting two rivals at the finish to take an enthralling stage six of the Vuelta a Espana, as Chris Froome increased his lead in the general classification by one second.

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Grown Elián wants to reconcile with US family

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Cycling: Lutsenko wins first Grand Tour stage while Froome stays in red

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Alexey Lutsenko held on for his biggest career win in stage five of the Vuelta A Espana on Wednesday, with Chris Froome staying in the red jersey and extending his overall lead.

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Generation Grandparent: Adding a Baby to a Family Tradition

Gaining a grandbaby would be wonderful, but it would also end a certain kind of relationship with my adult child.

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Trentin sprints to victory as Froome retains Vuelta red jersey

(Reuters) - Matteo Trentin beat Spaniard Juan Jose Lobato in a final straight sprint to win stage four of the Vuelta A Espana on Tuesday when Chris Froome retained the overall lead.

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'Print' on Texas family wall is original Rockwell, sells for $1.6 million

DALLAS (Reuters) - A Texas family who discovered their old Norman Rockwell work of baseball umpires was an authentic painting sold the work at auction for $1.6 million, Heritage Auctions said on Monday.

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Froome new Vuelta leader after coming third in first mountain stage

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Chris Froome became the new leader of the Vuelta A Espana on Monday after finishing third in the mountainous stage three as Italian Vincenzo Nibali snatched the stage win in the final 400m of the race in the Pyrenees in Andorra.

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Report: Secret Service can't pay agents for Trump family

The Secret Service cannot pay hundreds of agents to protect President Donald Trump and his large family, according to a report published Monday morning.

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Schiff: Trump needs more adults in the room

On State of the Union, Jake Tapper asks Rep. Adam Schiff to address Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier's calls for invoking the 25th amendment.

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Schiff: Trump needs 'more adults in the room'

The White House staff shakeup must continue, California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff said Sunday.

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Emergency room doctor: Whites have refused my care

Dr. Esther Choo is an Asian-American emergency room physician who has practiced medicine for more than a decade. Yet, she says, a few times a year, a patient will refuse to let her treat them. Solely because of her race.

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Froome off to positive start in Vuelta as BMC win team time trial

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Chris Froome's bid to win the Vuelta a Espana for the first time got off to a strong start as the Briton's Team Sky came fourth in the team time trial in stage one on Saturday in Nimes, which was won by BMC Racing.

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City Will Move Sidelined Teachers From Limbo to Classrooms

New York pays more than 800 teachers without permanent jobs. Now it plans to put them into school vacancies, whether principals want them or not.

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Many who groom pubic hair end up with minor injuries

(Reuters Health) - Most adults in the United States groom their pubic hair, and a significant percentage of them end up with cuts and infections as a result, researchers say.

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Family farm is heaven on earth for dying dogs

Michele Allen has had many dogs over the years. But a 13-pound shelter dog with heart problems and bad teeth changed her life forever.

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Texas Bathroom Bill Dies Again, Raising Republican Acrimony

A Texas version of a North Carolina-style bill to restrict transgender bathroom use failed to pass the Legislature during a contentious special session.

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. housing starts fall as multi-family construction slumps

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding unexpectedly fell in July as the construction of multi-family houses tumbled to a 10-month low, but strong job growth is expected to continue to support the housing market recovery.

Writing and Writers nytimes.com

The Rooms Where Writers Work

Javier Zamora, Danzy Senna and Camille Bordas on place and process.

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Cycling: Preview: Froome Tour/Vuelta double

PARIS (Reuters) - The Vuelta is where everything started for Chris Froome and it could well be where he moves closer to the greatest grand tour riders as the Tour de France champion attempts a unique double in the modern era.

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'Bathroom bill' fails in Texas session

A controversial bill that would require people to use school restrooms and facilities that match the sex on their birth certificates has died in the Texas Legislature.

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U.S. WW2 veteran returns flag to family of fallen Japanese soldier

TOKYO (Reuters) - When U.S. Marine Marvin Strombo found a Japanese flag on the body of an enemy soldier during World War Two, he took and promised to one day return it to the family of his fallen foe.

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Texas 'bathroom bill' dies in special legislative session

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas measures to restrict access for transgender people to bathrooms in schools and public buildings appear to have died on Tuesday as the House adjourned and ended its special legislative session.

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War room 2.0? U.S. Air Force upgrades Middle East command center

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (Reuters) - With its wall-sized screens simultaneously showing America's air wars in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, this war room at the heart of America's biggest military campaigns is already something of a technological marvel.

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Introducing AURA, the room service robot

What's your favorite hotel perk: Is it the swanky gym, the fluffy pillows, the opulent spa? Or maybe it's the simple but luxurious treat that is room service. After all, once you've ordered an indulgent breakfast in bed, it's hard to go back to making it yourself.

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Texas 'bathroom bills' stall in special legislative session

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas measures to restrict access for transgender people to bathrooms in schools and public buildings appear doomed after moderate Republican powerbrokers blocked the bills and hundreds of businesses opposed them.

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Texas 'bathroom' bills stalled in special legislative session

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas measures to restrict access for transgender people to bathrooms in schools and public buildings appear doomed this week after hundreds of businesses stood in opposition and moderate Republican powerbrokers blocked the bills.

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Divided Muslim family yearns to reunite, 70 years after India, Pakistan split

KARACHI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As India and Pakistan prepare to celebrate 70 years of independence from Britain next week, thousands of families in the nuclear-armed neighbors remain divided by a border that strained diplomatic ties make harder to cross.

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Books News: A Wealthy Family’s Battle With Drugs Laid Bare, but to What End?

Sigrid Rausing’s coming book raises questions of whether the lines between memoir and voyeurism, family catharsis and score-settling, have been blurred.

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Shot cop: Tell my family I love them

An officer wearing camera glasses captured video of the moment he was shot four times at close-range by a robbery suspect.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $1.1 billion multifamily K-deal, K-066

* Freddie Mac - ‍K certificates (K-066 certificates) expected to settle on or about august 22, 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Taylor Swift gives unvarnished courtroom account of alleged groping

DENVER (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, known for baring her soul and her grudges in her music, presented an unflinching account under oath and in open court of her allegation that a Colorado DJ groped her while they posed for photos together four years ago.

E-Learning nytimes.com

A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry

Mastery-based learning allows students to learn at their own pace.

Adoptions nytimes.com

Modern Love: Four Castaways Make a Family

In adopting three foster children, a woman with a fraught past of her own makes “a decision to love.”

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac announces pricing of $315 mln multifamily small balance loan securitization

* Freddie Mac announces pricing of $315 million multifamily small balance loan securitization

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Canadian pastor freed by North Korea healthy, 'not in critical condition': family

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A Canadian pastor freed from a North Korean prison on humanitarian grounds is healthy and not in critical condition, his family said on Thursday.

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Review: Autism, Hormones and Family in Netflix’s ‘Atypical’

A new series starring Keir Gilchrist about a teenage boy who is on the spectrum mixes humor and weightier plotlines.

Anger (Emotion) nytimes.com

Anger Rooms Are All the Rage. Timidly, We Gave One a Whack.

Who needs a therapist when you can pay to hurl crockery and shatter TV screens with bats and crowbars, with or without your beloved?

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Cuban graffiti artists bring social critique to Havana's walls

HAVANA (Reuters) - The graffiti of alien-like beings and balaclava-clad men appearing on Havana's dilapidated walls strikes a contrast with the upbeat political slogans and effigies of Cuban...

Home Fire (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In ‘Home Fire,’ Lives Touched by Immigration, Jihad and Family Love

Three British siblings of Pakistani descent are at the center of Kamila Shamsie’s ingenious new novel, which builds to a stunning conclusion.

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Saudi-led coalition denies targeting family home in Yemen

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen denied on Tuesday that it had targeted a home, after a health official said nine civilians were killed in an air strike.

Transgender and Transsexuals nytimes.com

Time Is Running Out on Texas Bathroom Bill

With just days left in a special legislative session, supporters of transgender restrictions are pessimistic about the chances of legislation in the face of business opposition.

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BRIEF-Allstate and Truamerica Multifamily JV acquires Escondido apartment community

* Truamerica multifamily/allstate joint venture acquires escondido apartment community

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BRIEF-America First Multifamily Investors Q2 earnings per share $0.06

* America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. reports second quarter 2017 earnings

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Q&A: When retirement experts sell a family-run business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A little information can go a long way in the retirement business, which is something that brothers Mike and Ryan Alfred were able to turn into a thriving enterprise.

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Police raid office of Samsung family homes over decorating expenses

SEOUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) - South Korean police on Monday raided a management office for residences of Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee and his family over alleged misappropriation of company funds used to pay for interior renovations, they said.

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Ryan: Miller took press room to new low

White House correspondent April Ryan said the exchange between Jim Acosta and Stephen Miller took the press room to a "very new low."

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At Home With: Jeannette Walls Settles Down Far From the Noise of New York

The author of “The Glass Castle” spent years covering celebrities. When her book became a huge hit, she “skedaddled” to Virginia and didn’t look back.

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Police: Family freed from two-year captivity

Police say a man held his girlfriend and two children hostage in Virginia.

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Free lock boxes tied to safer gun storage in family homes

(Reuters Health) - Giving away free lock boxes for gun storage may lead more families to store firearms safely away from children, a recent study suggests.

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Now at Saks: Salt Rooms, a Bootcamp and a Peek at Retail’s Future

As department stores try to lure back their customers, Saks Fifth Avenue has unveiled an assortment of wellness offerings at its flagship store in Manhattan.

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Nine family members killed in Yemen air strike

DUBAI (Reuters) - Three women and six children from the same family were killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on their home in northern Yemen on Friday, a local health official said, the latest in a series of attacks since 2015.

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Egyptian liver delicacy on the table at operating room themed restaurant

CAIRO (Reuters) - Dressed in blue surgical scrubs and gloves, kitchen staff at the Egyptian restaurant D.Kebda prepare grilled beef-liver sandwiches behind a glass pane as the customers tuck in.

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7-year-old transgender activist on bathroom bill

One of the most eloquent opponents of Texas' proposed gender bathroom law began identifying as a girl four years ago, when she was age 3.

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Family of slain DNC staffer wants end of conspiracy theory

Rich family spokesman wants conspiracy theorist Ed Butowsky to apologize, but Butowsky tells CNNMoney he has nothing to apologize for

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $1.3 billion multifamily K-deal, K-F33

* Freddie Mac - the approximately $1.3 billion in K certificates (K-F33 certificates) are expected to settle on or about August 14, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Pennsylvania school district to let transgender students use bathrooms of choice

(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania school district will let students use bathrooms matching their gender identity under a settlement announced on Tuesday that ended a federal lawsuit brought by a group of transgender students.

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'Monumental' 16th century city walls unearthed by Antwerp tram works

ANTWERP, Belgium (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Antwerp have spent the last two weeks excavating parts of a six-metre-high (20-foot) fortified wall that was built around the Belgian city 500 years ago.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

A Family’s Decades-Long Quest Ends at a Chilling Designation: Victim No. 24

About 40 years after Jimmy Haakenson disappeared, his family now knows he was the victim of a serial killer, John Wayne Gacy, opening up a new set of haunting questions.

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Rob Lowe turns ghost hunting into family affair

Nothing really says "family values" quite like starring in a reality TV show that turns spending quality time with the kids into a money-making endeavor. So Rob Lowe and his sons join the legions of ghost hunters that populate cable with "The Lowe Files," a goofy bit of Scooby-Doo-like hijinks for the A&E network.

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Venezuela security agents seize opposition leaders from homes: family

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security officials seized two opposition leaders from their homes in overnight raids, their families said on Tuesday, after they urged protests against a new legislative superbody widely denounced as anti-democratic.

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Venezuela opposition leaders Lopez, Ledezma taken from homes: family

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leaders Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma have been taken from their homes, where they were serving house arrest, family members said on Tuesday, adding that President Nicolas Maduro was responsible for their fates.

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Malta restores forgotten war rooms, hewn into the rocks in WWII

VALLETTA, Malta, July 31 (Reuters) - In a vast network of tunnels carved into the rocks under the Maltese capital Valletta, faded maps of the Mediterranean hint at the place's role in directing key...

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Is it time for universal paid family leave?

The American public overwhelmingly supports policies that guarantee workers paid leave if they have a child, get sick or need to care for a family member.

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Son of Nashville mayor dies of drug overdose, his family says

(Reuters) - The son of Nashville's mayor has died of a drug overdose in a Denver suburb at age 22, the family said on Sunday, but it was unclear whether his death was related to the epidemic of opioid abuse that has become a national concern.

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Benetton family in shortlist to buy Ducati: source

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Benetton family is among five bidders shortlisted to buy Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen , a source close to the matter said on Saturday.

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Benetton family in shortlist to buy Ducati - source

MILAN, July 29 (Reuters) - Italy's Benetton family is among five bidders shortlisted to buy Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen, a source close to the matter said on Saturday.

Indecency, Obscenity and Profanity nytimes.com

Scaramucci’s Vulgar Rant Spurs Newsroom Debate: Asterisks or No Asterisks?

Some news organizations avoided the White House communications director’s profane rant entirely. But many others considered it newsworthy, obscenities and all.

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South Africa finance minister says worried about Gupta family

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Friday he was worried about the influence of a wealthy family accused of using its friendship with President Jacob Zuma to secure contracts with state-owned companies.

Movies nytimes.com

Ties: Losing an Heirloom as a Family Tradition

My father drew comfort not from booze or sports, but from twisting this splendid band. It was a 24-karat fidget spinner.

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Pakistan PM Sharif dismissed from office after damning probe into family wealth

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth, cutting short his third stint in power.

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US orders embassy family members to leave Venezuela

Venezuela's government says it will ban protests ahead of this weekend's vote for a special constitutional assembly -- a direct challenge to opposition leaders who planned massive Friday demonstrations against the election.

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Exclusive: Nordstrom family offers preferential terms to clinch buyout partner - sources

(Reuters) - The group of Nordstrom Inc family members seeking to take the eponymous U.S. department store operator private is offering preferential terms to potential equity partners willing to fund the buyout, people familiar with the matter said.

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A family's fight amid deportation order

A family in Connecticut is fighting to stay together in the US after one of them faces the threat of deportation. CNN's Alex Marquardt has the details.

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Pakistani council orders "revenge rape" of 16-year-old girl

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police have arrested 25 members of an informal village council accused of ordering the rape of a 16-year-old girl as revenge for her brother's alleged sexual assault of another girl.

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Tour de France champion Froome to race at Vuelta a Espana

(Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed his participation in this year's Vuelta a Espana, Team Sky said on Thursday.

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iRobot shares surge on strong sales of Roomba vacuum cleaners

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares in iRobot Corp jumped 23 percent to a record high on Wednesday after the Roomba robotic vacuum maker posted better-than-expected quarterly results and said it was buying its largest European distributor.

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Texas Senate votes to curb transgender access to public bathrooms

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Texas Senate gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a bill that restricts bathroom access for transgender people, endorsing a piece of legislation derided by civil liberties advocates as discriminatory.

iRobot Corp nytimes.com

Your Roomba May Be Mapping Your Home, Collecting Data That Could Be Sold

iRobot, the company that makes the Roomba robotic vacuum, is considering selling the mapping data the devices collect to a company like Google or Amazon.

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Penguin pulls 'Mandela's Last Years' off shelves after family complains

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Publisher Penguin on Monday pulled a book about Nelson Mandela off the shelves after the widow and family of South Africa's former president complained that the doctor who wrote the book had not been given permission to do so, local media said.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Public Health: The Company Behind Many Surprise Emergency Room Bills

A study by Yale researchers found that the rate of out-of-network doctor’s bills for customers of a big insurer jumped when EmCare entered a hospital.

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BRIEF-Microbix Biosystems names Cameron Groome CEO

* Microbix Biosystems Inc - ‍Vaughn Embro-Pantalony is retiring as its president and CEO, but remaining an executive director​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Ruszczyk's family hires Minneapolis attorney from Castile case

Robert Bennett doesn't look like a man fighting for the little guy.

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Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the 'smart' home

(Reuters) - The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt.

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Diana's unseen family photos revealed

Two previously unseen photos from Princess Diana's personal family album have been released, ahead of the 20-year anniversary of her death.

Tour de France (Bicycle Race) nytimes.com

Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour de France Title

The Briton bested Rigoberto Urán of Colombia by 54 seconds in the overall standings during Sunday’s largely ceremonial final stage in Paris.

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British cyclist Froome wins Tour de France

Britain's Chris Froome moved within one win of the all-time record when he clinched his fourth Tour de France win on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

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Cycling: Near perfect Froome claims fourth Tour title

PARIS (Reuters) - Chris Froome put on a near-perfect performance to claim his fourth Tour de France and move within one title of cycling's greatest on Sunday as Team Sky tightened their grip on the classic race.

Tour de France (Bicycle Race) nytimes.com

Chris Froome Virtually Clinches His Fourth Tour de France Title

Froome finished third in Saturday’s Stage 20, a time trial in Marseille, and he has a 54-second lead over Rigoberto Urán in the overall standings. The only remaining stage is Sunday’s largely ceremonial ride into Paris.

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Froome virtually certain of fourth Tour de France title

MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Britain's Chris Froome all but sealed a third consecutive Tour de France triumph and his fourth overall when he beat his yellow jersey rivals in the penultimate-day time trial won by Maciej Bodnar on Saturday.

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Backing Qatar, Erdogan may have little room to maneuver in Gulf visit

ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan heads to the Gulf this weekend in an attempt to patch up the rift between Qatar and its neighbors, but the firm Qatari ally may find himself with little room to maneuver as a mediator.

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One Family, Many Revolutions: From Black Panthers, to Silicon Valley, to Trump

Ben Horowitz is helping define the modern tech age. His father shaped the ’60s radical left — before taking a hard right turn. Family chats get interesting.

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Spicer's exit will not lift White House siege as walls close in

In a White House under siege, something had to change.

Bathrooms and Toilets nytimes.com

Texas Bathroom Bill Has Emotions, and Stakes, Running High

Opponents and supporters of a proposal to limit transgender bathroom use in public buildings packed a committee hearing in Austin on Friday.

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Tour is 'mine to lose', says Froome ahead of decisive time trial

SALON-DE-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - Only 22 km realistically stands between Chris Froome and a third consecutive Tour de France triumph but the British rider says he cannot rest easy.

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Lawsuit says North Carolina bathroom law still harmful

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina despite lawmakers replacing a measure that restricted their access to many public bathrooms, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.

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Activists, executives tell Texas Senate to ditch bathroom bill

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Transgender activists and business leaders urged a Texas Senate panel on Friday to scrap legislation that would limit bathroom access for transgender people, saying it was a discriminatory measure that would hurt the state's economy.

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BRIEF-Freddie mac announces pricing of $285 mln multifamily small balance loan securitization

* Freddie mac announces pricing of $285 million multifamily small balance loan securitization

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Cycling: Boasson Hagen takes overdue stage win, Froome rolls on toward victory

SALON-DE-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - Edvald Boasson Hagen ended a run of near-misses to take stage 19 of the Tour de France on an uneventful day for race leader Chris Froome who moved to the brink of overall victory on Friday.

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Transgender activists tell Texas Senate to ditch bathroom bill

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Transgender activists told a Texas Senate panel on Friday to scrap legislation that would limit bathroom access for transgender people, saying it was discriminatory and would place them at greater risk of being assaulted.

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Tensions flare as Texas Senate starts debate on bathroom bill

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people, including LGBT activists and business leaders, are expected to urge a Texas Senate panel on Friday to scrap legislation they deem discriminatory because it would limit bathroom access for transgender people.

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Wanted: Housewives to beat staff crunch at Japan's FamilyMart

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's second-largest convenience store chain hopes it has found an answer to its labor problems - housewives.

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Froome relieved to pass final Alpine test as victory looms

COL D’IZOARD, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome said he was relieved the Alps are out of the way after keeping what should be a Tour de France-winning lead intact on the mighty Col d'Izoard climb on Thursday.

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Cycling: Froome safe in yellow as Barguil wins on Col d'Izoard

BRIANCON, France (Reuters) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome remained rock-solid on a thrilling Col d'Izoard climb won in audacious fashion by Warren Barguil on Thursday and now looks unstoppable in his bid to claim a fourth title in Paris.

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Family of Australian woman killed by Minneapolis police hires lawyer

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The family of an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has hired an attorney who represented another police shooting victim in Minnesota, the lawyer said on Thursday.

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Cycling: Froome relieved to pass final Alpine test as victory looms

COL D’IZOARD, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome said he was relieved the Alps are out of the way after keeping what should be a Tour de France-winning lead intact on the mighty Col d'Izoard climb on Thursday.

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Benetton family seeks to make Ducati motorbikes Italian: sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Benetton family is vying with motorbike firms and buyout funds for control of Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen , sources involved in the process told Reuters.

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Benetton family seeks to make Ducati motorbikes Italian -sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN, July 20 (Reuters) - Italy's Benetton family is vying with motorbike firms and buyout funds for control of Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen, sources involved in the process told Reuters.

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Family of Australian woman killed by Minneapolis police hires lawyer -media

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The family of the Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has hired an attorney who represented another police shooting victim in the state, local media reported on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Family Memorials says did not repay 15 pct debentures on maturity date

* Family memorials Inc announces it did not repay 15% debentures on maturity date

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Cycling: Froome safe in yellow as Barguil wins on Izoard

BRIANCON, France (Reuters) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome survived a thrilling Col d'Izoard climb on Thursday, holding on to his yellow jersey as Frenchman Romain Bardet's hopes of mounting a decisive attack fizzled out.

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In beer halls and boardrooms, the Brexit diaspora gets organized

BERLIN (Reuters) - Robert Anderson was enjoying a drink with a compatriot in a Munich beer hall a few weeks before Britain's referendum on leaving the European Union when he realized he and other Britons who stood to lose a lot of rights would have to get organized.

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Family of Australian woman killed by police wants her body back

Justine Ruszczyk's family says they're still grappling with the reality of her death.

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Froome in control as Aru slips down the rankings

SERRE-CHEVALIER, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome kept control of his rivals in a grueling Alpine ride to move a step closer to a fourth Tour de France title on Wednesday, retaining the leader's yellow jersey after the 17th stage, won by Slovenia's Primoz Roglic.

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Transgender 'bathroom buddy' photo with Texas governor stirs tempest

DALLAS (Reuters) - Architect Ashley Smith chatted briefly with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on education, had a photo snapped and started a social media storm about bathroom access for transgender people.

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Cycling: Roglic wins Tour stage 17 as Froome retains overall lead

SERRE-CHEVALIER, France (Reuters) - Slovenia's Primoz Roglic won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, a mountainous 183-km ride from La Mure to Serre-Chevalier on Wednesday.

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Prince George bored by family trip?

The British royals have arrived in Germany for a 3-day visit and Prince George appeared a little tired.

Shkreli, Martin (1983- ) nytimes.com

Former Employee Testifies Shkreli Threatened Him and His Family

In a letter entered into evidence in his fraud trial, Martin Shkreli told the wife of a ex-employee, “I hope to see you and your four children homeless.”

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

Behind a Chinese Powerhouse, a Web of Family Financial Ties

For nearly 25 years, HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate, has funneled business to a small group of relatives and associates of its senior executives.

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Exclusive: Murdered U.N. experts talked travel with Congo militia family - report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two United Nations sanctions monitors in Democratic Republic of Congo discussed their travel plans with family representatives of a late militia leader the day before they were murdered while investigating the group, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Family of crew member killed on Allman movie set awarded $11.2 mln

ATLANTA, July 18 (Reuters) - A Georgia jury has awarded more than $11.2 million to the family of a film crew member who was killed in 2014 on the set of a biographical movie about rock singer Gregg Allman, court records show.

Transgender and Transsexuals nytimes.com

Bathroom Bill Tests Clout of Rare Moderate in Increasingly Conservative Texas

Joe Straus, the speaker of the Texas House, has put himself at odds with many of his fellow Republicans over his resistance to a bathroom bill.

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Texas business leaders call on lawmakers to drop 'bathroom bill'

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A group of Texas business leaders urged state lawmakers on Monday to abandon plans to pass a bill to restrict bathroom access for transgender people, calling such a measure bad for the economy.

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Search for man after Arizona flash flood kills 9 of his family

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Authorities searched on Monday for a missing man after a wall of water crashed down a swollen Arizona canyon, law enforcement officials said, reportedly killing his wife, her three children and five other family members at a popular swimming spot north of Phoenix.

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After avoiding disaster, Froome ready to tackle Alps in close Tour

LE-PUY-EN-VELAY, France (Reuters) - After narrowly averting disaster in the Massif Central, Chris Froome believes he is ready for the final stretch of the Tour de France with a handful of rivals breathing down his neck.