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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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UPDATE 2-BlackBerry COO resigns to deal with family issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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Sessions jokes to crowd: 'Any Russians' in the room?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a joke in a speech to The Federalist Society, asking if anyone in the crowd had been to Russia.

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UPDATE 1-BlackBerry COO Beard resigns to deal with family health issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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BlackBerry COO Beard resigns to deal with family health issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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Opinion: America’s Statue Wars Are a Family Feud

Arguments on which monuments come down will surely lay bare what an exasperating country General Lee failed to destroy.

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BRIEF-FREDDIE MAC PRICES $258 MLN MULTIFAMILY SMALL BALANCE LOAN SECURITIZATION

* FREDDIE MAC ANNOUNCES PRICING OF $258 MILLION MULTIFAMILY SMALL BALANCE LOAN SECURITIZATION

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $1 bln multifamily K-deal backed by seasoned loans

* Freddie Mac prices $1 billion multifamily K-deal backed by seasoned loans

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Family sues after son falls off water slide

A 10-year-old boy slid off a slide and onto the concrete at a waterpark in Dublin, California, in May 2017. The boy sustained injuries to his back, legs and arm, according to the family's attorney.

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Thousands mourn nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - About 3,000 people packed a funeral service on Wednesday to mourn a Texas family that suffered losses to three generations when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church on Nov. 5 and killed 26 people.

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Funeral set for nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas family will hold a funeral service on Wednesday for relatives from three generations who were among the 26 people killed when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church earlier this month.

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GM CEO Barra details plan for new EV family, lower-cost battery

(Reuters) - General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra is expected to tell investors on Wednesday that the automaker plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 with batteries that will cost about 30 percent less than those used on the current Chevrolet Bolt.

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North Korean defector begs China to free his family

A North Korean defector is begging the Chinese government to free his wife and son after they were detained by Chinese authorities while attempting to flee from North Korea. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

Terrorism nytimes.com

The Boy on the Bus: A 16-Year-Old Recounts a Terror Attack

In those first frantic moments, a student with Down syndrome called his mother. She asked him where he was. He wasn’t sure.

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Bush 41 facing allegations he groped 16-year-old in 2003

Former President George H.W. Bush is facing allegations that he squeezed a teenager's buttocks in 2003.

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Holocaust victim's family brought together by pendant found beneath death camp floorboards

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Dozens of relatives from three continents lay a brass plaque in the pavement in Frankfurt on Monday, in memory of a Jewish schoolgirl who perished in the Holocaust and whose...

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Face transplant recipient meets donor family

Andy Sandness received a face transplant and now he's meeting the donor's family for the first time. If you or someone you know is showing warning signs of suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK.

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What Christians say about using Jesus' family to defend Moore from allegations of sexual misconduct

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $1.2 billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-069

* Expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-069 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about November 20​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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No Room for America Left in Those Jeans

The last major American selvage denim manufacturer is closing. The American jobs are gone, but Japan has got you covered.

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A house divided: How Saudi Crown Prince purged royal family rivals

BEIRUT/RIYADH (Reuters) - The first hint that something was amiss came in a letter.

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INSIGHT-A house divided: How Saudi Crown Prince purged royal family rivals

BEIRUT/RIYADH, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The first hint that something was amiss came in a letter.

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An umbrella for shade: Rohingya refugee boy works to support family

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Twelve-year-old Nur Hafes would rather be in school or playing football with friends at home in Myanmar.

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Halladay family to commemorate pitcher's life with public

(Reuters) - A public service to commemorate the life of baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, who was killed earlier this week in a plane crash, will be held on Nov. 14, his family said on Thursday.

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Four generations of a South African family

KWANDENGEZI, South Africa (Reuters) - It's early in the morning and 90-year-old Thumekile Mthiyane is making her daily 2 km (1 mile) walk along dirt roads snaking through crop fields and the hills of...

Saudi Arabia nytimes.com

In Saudi Arabia, Where Family and State Are One, Arrests May Be Selective

About 500 people have been detained without charge in a corruption crackdown, but how corruption is defined is unclear.

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Family strife, threats preceded Texas church massacre by former U.S. airman

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A former U.S. serviceman who shot 26 worshipers to death during Sunday prayers in Texas was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had sent threatening text messages to his wife's mother before the massacre, officials said Monday.

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Two children killed after car crashes in to Australian classroom

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two eight-year-old boys were killed and another three children badly hurt after a car crashed into a classroom in Sydney on Tuesday, Australian police said.

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At least 8 of the 26 victims were members of the same family, residents tell CNN

A shooter killed 26 people at a Texas church and at least eight of those victims were members of the same family, according to a relative and a community leader who both spoke to CNN.

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At least 8 who died were part of one family, a relative says

A gunman killed at least 26 people and injured about 20 others at a Texas church Sunday morning in what Gov. Greg Abbott said was the largest mass shooting in state history.

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Family and hospital to meet over toddler's denied kidney transplant

Emory Healthcare in Atlanta is moving toward a resolution with a family whose child is in need of a kidney transplant. The hospital drew the ire of activists when it delayed the operation after the father, the organ donor, was arrested several days before the surgery.

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Togo Rallies for Change After 50 Years of Rule by One Family

Protests calling for the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbé have drawn thousands and the demonstrations are increasingly turning deadly.

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Car crashes into 'Lion King' actor's bedroom

J.D. McCrary, the 10-year-old actor who will play Simba in the highly anticipated upcoming "The Lion King" remake, talks about the shock he endured when a pickup truck crashed into his bedroom.

Organized Labor nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: A Billionaire Destroyed His Newsrooms Out of Spite

DNAinfo and Gothamist weren’t shuttered because of money. They were shut down because they unionized.

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BRIEF-‍Freddie Mac prices $255 million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J17​

* Freddie Mac - Expects to issue about $255 million in K Certificates (K-J17 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about November 13, 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Miami fires firefighters after noose found, black family photos defaced

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Six Miami firefighters have lost their jobs after a twine noose was discovered hanging over a family photo belonging to a black colleague, the city's fire chief said on Thursday.

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US family under the threat of war

CNN's Brooke Baldwin spent a week in South Korea to learn what it's like for the US military and other Americans to live under the threat of an attack from North Korea.

Automobiles nytimes.com

Wheels: Wheels Drive Auto Industry Forward, in Showrooms and Aftermarket Shops

Be they understated and utilitarian or exotic and outrageous, a fresh set of rims can make any car look new — even a new one.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $1 billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-728

* Freddie Mac - ‍Company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K-728 certificates, which are expected to settle on or about November 13, 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Hartford Student Charged After Boasting About Contaminating Roommate’s Belongings

The student crowed on Instagram about rubbing used tampons on her roommate’s backpack and “putting her toothbrush places where the sun doesn’t shine.”

Music nytimes.com

Big Music in Small Rooms: Throat Singing

Experience an intimate show of Inuit throat singing from Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory in Iqaluit, on the edge of the Canadian Arctic. Ms. Tagaq will perform at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Nov. 5.

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Work-family conflict helps explain gender gap in doctors’ depression

(Reuters Health) - Female doctors in training may be more likely to become depressed than their male counterparts at least in part because of difficulties balancing work with family life, a U.S. study suggests.

Public and Subsidized Housing nytimes.com

The Messy Family Battle for Starrett City

The fight over the fate of the massive Brooklyn housing complex pits a real estate tycoon’s widow against her stepchildren, with $900 million at stake.

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'Family Guy' joked about Spacey in 2013 episode

Seth MacFarlane drew both laughs and groans in 2013 with a bit about Harvey Weinstein during a nominations announcement at the Academy Awards.

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Family mourns father they believe was killed by tainted water

Jorge Antonio Sanyet mourns his father as a victim of Hurricane Maria.

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A Bedroom for Rover, Maybe Even a Condo

For serious animal lovers, pets are like family. And doesn’t every family member deserve his own space?

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Making Room for Deaf Performers in Hollywood

Todd Haynes’s “Wonderstruck” is one of the first major features since “Children of a Lesser God” to star a deaf actress in a deaf role.

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BRIEF-Starlight U.S. Multi-Family No. 1 Value-Add Fund to acquire apartment complex in Atlanta, Georgia

Oct 27 (Reuters) - Starlight Us Multi-family No. 1 Value Add Fund:

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BRIEF-America First Multifamily receives proceeds of $7.5 mln

* America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. Receives proceeds of $7.5 million from issuance of SERIES A preferred units

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Op-Ed Contributor: I Prosecuted Terrorists for President Bush. Now My Family in Iran May Be Banned From Visiting.

My family’s accomplishments have not shielded us from the indiscriminate damage of President Trump’s travel ban.

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BRIEF-Extraction Oil & Gas announces approval of Broomfield operator agreement

* ‍Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. announces approval of Broomfield Operator Agreement​

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The most controversial bathroom in New York

Of all the provocative strategies to reduce harm from opioid addiction, the one that I am about to describe is near the top.

Families and Family Life nytimes.com

A Sergeant’s Last Mission: Soldiering, Barbering and Missing His Family at Home

The bitter back and forth over the death of Sgt. La David T. Johnson is in contrast to the life he led, which was characterized by kindness and optimism, friends and family said.

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BRIEF-Pure Multi-Family Reit announces $59 mln property acquisition in Phoenix, Arizona

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No White House plans to reach out to family again

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Trump family breaks with presidential pet tradition

He campaigned and won vowing to shake up Washington. Now, President Donald Trump is again breaking with tradition on a more personal matter: keeping a pet at the White House.

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Trump administration considers pausing U.S. refugee family reunification program

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Trump's administration has drafted a plan to pause a program that allows family members join refugees already settled in the United States until they can undergo increased security checks, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

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Listen: Why This Actress Returned to Weinstein’s Hotel Room

Erika Rosenbaum, a Canadian actress, said that Harvey Weinstein repeatedly used the lure of work to lead her into harrowing situations over a decade ago.

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Nonfiction: What Trump Can Learn From a Gold Star Family

In his new memoir “An American Family,” Khzir Khan, who spoke so movingly at the 2016 Democratic convention, writes about patriotism and his love of America.

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The fight over Trump's comments to a Gold Star family shows fundamental break with all Presidents before him

On Thursday night, following a day of back-and-forth over who said what in a phone call between the President of the United States and a military widow, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "The Fake News is going crazy with wacky Congresswoman Wilson(D), who was SECRETLY on a very personal call, and gave a total lie on content!"

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What does White House call mean to the family of a fallen soldier?

It's one of the most heart-wrenching and somber functions of a commander in chief: calling or writing the grieving family of a fallen soldier.

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Blac Chyna sues Kardashian family for 'slut shaming' her

Blac Chyna is suing the Kardashian-Jenner family.

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Fewer migrants entitled to join family in Germany: study

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of foreigners who qualify to join loved ones granted asylum in Germany is much smaller than government estimates, a study showed on Thursday, potentially removing an obstacle in

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StanChart closed accounts linked to S.Africa's Gupta family in 2014

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Standard Chartered closed some bank accounts linked to the Gupta family in South Africa in 2014, a spokeswoman for the bank said on Thursday.

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Ana Navarro: You do not fight with the family of a dead soldier

CNN panelist Ana Navarro criticizes President Donald Trump for picking a fight with a Gold Star family whose loved one was killed in an ambush in Niger.

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Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful "initial coin offering," in which new digital currency is parcelled out to buyers. At the time, it was the most money ever raised from the public in the white-hot cryptocurrency sector.

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Deal on North Carolina Bathroom Law Would Expand Transgender Protections

Gov. Roy Cooper and transgender rights advocates said they had drawn up a settlement on the state’s longstanding bathroom dispute.

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Settlement proposed in North Carolina transgender bathroom lawsuit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a settlement agreement filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state's widely criticized bathroom law.

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White House says Trump's check to military family has been sent

That was the message from the White House on Wednesday after the father of a slain U.S. Army sergeant said a generous offer from President Donald Trump had not materialized.

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Trump sends check to fallen soldier's family on day report says he reneged on promise

President Donald Trump sent a $25,000 personal check to the family of a fallen soldier the same day that The Washington Post reported that he had promised the soldier's father a personal donation during a June condolence call but never followed through.

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Proposed settlement reached in North Carolina's transgender bathroom lawsuit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a settlement agreement filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state's widely criticized bathroom law.

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ACLU, North Carolina governor reach agreement in transgender bathroom lawsuit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a consent decree filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state's widely criticized bathroom law.

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Trump says he has proof his version of call to widow is accurate. White House says others were in the room

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday there is no recording of President Donald Trump's call with Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among the four soldiers killed in Niger.

Fungi nytimes.com

Trilobites: A Mushroom Out of a Fairy Tale That You Might Find in the Forest

Recently mushroom hunters have been sharing photos of the fly agaric, which has a reputation for strange and dangerous effects when ingested by other living things.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Navy SEALs Were Ready if Pakistan Failed to Free Family Held as Hostages

American officials asked Pakistan to rescue an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children. With new intelligence on their whereabouts, officials had limited time to act.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: The Pool Strives to Deal With Its Famous Dining Room

Changes to the landmark interior of the former Four Seasons create challenges for the new restaurant from Major Food Group.

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Cycling-Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises

PARIS (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin should be Chris Froome's main rival as the Briton targets a record-equaling fifth title in the 2018 Tour de France, the route for which was unveiled on Tuesday.

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A young Chinese rebel feels the pull of family ties

CHENGDU, China (Reuters) - Her stepfather was dying from pulmonary heart disease in an intensive care unit on the other side of the country and Zheng Yue had to rush to the airport to catch a flight to see him.

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Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises

PARIS (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin should be Chris Froome's main rival as the Briton targets a record-equalling fifth title in the 2018 Tour de France, the route for which was unveiled on Tuesday.

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Nordstrom family suspends attempt to take U.S. retailer private

(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc said on Monday that a founding family group had suspended attempts to take the U.S. department store operator private because of difficulties in arranging debt financing for its bid ahead of the key holiday shopping season.

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Nordstrom family suspends attempt to take retailer private

(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc said on Monday its founding family had suspended attempts to take the upscale retailer private for the rest of the year due to difficulties in arranging funds for the deal ahead of the holiday season.

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Family reunites with pet after CA wildfires

Wildfires ravaged northern California in the past week, leaving at least 40 dead, but even in the darkest of times, a glimmer of hope can be found. That's what one Santa Rosa family learned after they found their dog, Izzy, still alive where their house once stood.

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Pakistan deports Turkish school network's former director and family

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has deported a former director of a chain of private Turkish schools along with his family, former school officials said on Monday, the day set for a court hearing on the deportation.

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Bombs kill Pakistani soldiers hunting U.S.-Canadian family's kidnappers

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Bomb blasts killed a Pakistani army officer and three soldiers searching for the kidnappers of a freed U.S.-Canadian family in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan, Pakistani and U.S. officials said.

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Roommates film harrowing drive through flames

Two roommates in California recorded footage as they attempted to escape form the wildfires that have killed dozens of people.

Football nytimes.com

Aaron Hernandez’s Family Drops C.T.E. Suit Against N.F.L., for Now

The family, which sued last month in federal court in Boston, left open the possibility of refiling the case in a different court.

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Copyright restored to poor family of Australian Aboriginal artist

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The impoverished family of Australia's most famous Aboriginal artist, Albert Namatjira, has been given copyright to his works after years of fruitless campaigning triggered the intervention of a philanthropist.

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Father condemns 'stupidity' of family's captors

A Canadian man, who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Pakistan, claimed his captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife.

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Ex-hostage family arrives home in Canada

A couple freed from militant captivity in Pakistan arrived home in Canada on Friday night, Canada's government said.

Teachers and School Employees nytimes.com

Caught Sleeping or Worse, Troubled Teachers Will Return to New York Classrooms

To save money, schools will be forced to fill vacancies with educators who have lost their jobs but can’t be fired, despite fears some are incompetent or unstable.

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The 'orphan' I adopted already had a family

I've always hoped to make a difference in this world. To bring goodness, peace or healing to a world that often seems inundated with loss, hardship and a vast array of obstacles that make life difficult for so many. When it came to the decision to adopt, it seemed like a no-brainer.

Social Media nytimes.com

Social Media Guidelines for The Times Newsroom

Social media plays a vital role in our journalism. But we also need to make sure that we are engaging responsibly.

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Pakistan official details car chase that freed kidnapped U.S.-Canadian family

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani troops shot out the tires of a vehicle carrying a kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and their children in a raid that led to the family's release, a Pakistani security official said on Friday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Gunshots, a Cry of ‘Kill the Hostages,’ Then Freedom for Canadian-American Family

An American woman, her Canadian husband and three children were freed in a dramatic raid after being held for five years by a Taliban faction, the Haqqani network.

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Classroom Kaepernicks: Can students and teachers take a knee?

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American woman and family freed from Taliban

CNN's Michelle Kosinski reports from the State Department.

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Family held hostage by Taliban rescued after 5 years

An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed from captivity by Pakistani security forces, nearly five years after being taken hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Militants Free American Woman and Family Held for 5 Years in Afghanistan

An American woman, her Canadian husband and three children were held for five years in Afghanistan by a Taliban faction, the Haqqani network.

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Actress: Weinstein chased me around room naked

Actress Katherine Kendall claims that Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein harassed her in 1993 after he invited her to a screening.

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16-year-old is a registered sex offender

Lisa Ling explores the legal and social consequences of convicting adolescents and young adults of sex offenses. "This is Life" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.

Historic Buildings and Sites nytimes.com

Erbil Journal: After 6,000 Years of Human Habitation, One Family and Lots of Mice

The Erbil citadel, in the capital of Iraq’s Kurdish region, is one of the oldest continuously occupied human settlements on earth.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Not Just Rooms, Hotels Offer One-of-a-Kind Experiences

With competitors like Airbnb nipping at their heels, hotels are going beyond extra nights and room upgrades to entice their most faithful customers.

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Officers describe storming room

An improvised team of Las Vegas police officers -- two K-9 officers, a detective and a SWAT team member -- converged on the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on October 1, as Stephen Paddock was firing into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers. Minutes later, they breached the gunman's hotel room door.

Boards of Directors nytimes.com

An Epic, and Costly, Boardroom Battle at Procter & Gamble

An activist investor, Nelson Peltz, is trying to shake up a storied company in what is viewed as a warning shot to other blue-chip firms.

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Victim's family wants shooter's assets seized

The family of one of the 58 people killed in last weekend's massacre of concertgoers in Las Vegas is asking a Nevada court to appoint a special administrator to take control of the shooter's assets as authorities try to determine the killer's motive.

Boston Red Sox nytimes.com

Dominican Players Sharpen Their Skills With a Broomstick and Bottle Cap

Like other Dominican major leaguers, Rafael Devers of the Red Sox was reared, in part, on vitilla, a game that uses a swerving cap for a ball.

Individual Retirement Accounts nytimes.com

Retiring: Should You Invest Your I.R.A. in Friends, Family or Charitable Work?

Some people are using a special class of I.R.A. — self-directed ones — to invest their nest eggs with a philanthropic twist. But it has its risks.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books of The Times: A Surgeon Not Afraid to Face His Mistakes, In and Out of the Operating Room

The brain surgeon Henry Marsh’s second memoir, “Admissions,” is a wandering and ruminative trek through the doctor’s anxieties and private shames.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $237 mln multifamily small balance loan securitization

* Freddie Mac announces pricing of $237 million multifamily small balance loan securitization

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Guard who approached shooter's room is hailed for bravery

The security guard who first approached Stephen Paddock's hotel suite during the massacre in Las Vegas, was shot in the leg and continued to help clear rooms after getting injured, police said.

Los Angeles Times nytimes.com

Los Angeles Times Newsroom, Challenging Tronc, Goes Public With Union Push

A letter arguing for, among other things, better pay and protections for members of the newspaper’s staff appeared on newsroom employees’ desks Tuesday night.

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Family mourns single mother killed in attack

Neysa Tonks, a single mother of three, was killed during an attack on the Las Vegas Strip. CNN's Sara Sidners speaks with her family.

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Mohammed Dahlan speaks about Palestinian unity and his back-room role

GAZA (Reuters) - Mohammad Dahlan, who played a key backroom role in a major new effort for Palestinian unity, has said a two-state peace agreement with Israel was impossible and healing wounds from a civil war that split Palestine was now a priority.

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Watch: Videos reveal view from killer's room

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New 'walls' now divide Germany, president says

MAINZ, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's Sept. 24 national election has shown the country is divided by new, less visible "walls", President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday, the anniversary of German reunification.

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The gunman's perch: What happened inside shooter's room

When retiree Stephen Paddock checked into his 32nd-floor hotel room at the Mandalay Bay last Thursday, nothing appeared unusual.

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Accused 'Chelsea bomber' removed from New York courtroom as trial begins

(Reuters) - Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the man accused of setting off bombs in New York City and New Jersey in September 2016 and wounding 30 people, was temporarily removed from a Manhattan courtroom after trying to address the court without permission just as his trial was about to start.

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"Heroin heroine' saves lives from her living room

In a small blue house in Northern California, a mom surrounded by three children, three cats and a dog has quietly saved the lives of hundreds of people addicted to opioids, including heroin.

Presidents Cup (Golf) nytimes.com

Phil Mickelson, With Family in Tow, Breaks a Presidents Cup Record

Mickelson’s wife, Amy, and two of their children looked on as he took the record for the most career wins in the event and as the United States nearly finished off the International team.

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A sunken warship, a lost hero and a discovery that reunites a family

As Tony King tells his story, he pauses often. His memory is still sharp, but the words don't come easily. Maybe it's because he is turning 92. Or maybe he just hasn't talked about that day in a very long time.

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Long-lost family surprises shocked war hero

Tony King hadn't seen or spoken to his family since 1981. Last month, under the most incredible circumstances, the WWII vet reunited with his family.

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OJ to focus on 'friends, family and golf'

The last leg of O.J. Simpson's odyssey to freedom will cut through one of the grayest, most desolate stretches of America. Signposts suggest it will end at one of the country's most affluent green enclaves.

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Groom jumps in lake to save child and other things this week

We learned this week that not all heroes wear capes and the one question you should not ask Jane Fonda. Here's the lighter, politics-free side of this past week's news.

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Whole Foods says taprooms, restaurants hacked

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's Whole Foods Market on Thursday said payment card information has been stolen from taprooms, restaurants and other venues located within some of its stores.

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4 ways Trump family could benefit from the GOP tax plan

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Jennifer Lopez locates last of family in Puerto Rico

As she aids in the effort to help the people of Puerto Rico, Jennifer Lopez can now rest easy that her family members have been located.

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Reversing crisis-era trends, U.S. family income jumped in 2013-2016: Fed

(Reuters) - Income and net worth among U.S. families increased broadly between 2013 and 2016, a reversal to years of stagnation that cut across education levels and race, and lifted lower-income families as well as top earners, the Federal Reserve said in its latest extensive review of the economic state of American households.

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Saudi Arabia's royal family: What to know

The House of Saud is one of the richest families in the world, but who are Saudi Arabia's royal family?

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Suited-up groom jumps into lake to save drowning child

Not all heroes wear capes. This one had on a wedding suit.

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Groom dives in for drowning child

While taking photos on his wedding day, Clayton Cook pulled a child struggling to swim from a nearby lake.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $1.2 bln multifamily K-deal, K-067

* K Certificates (K-067 certificates) are expected to settle on or about September 28, 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Nursing home death: 'All they had to do was call 911,' family says

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

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

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Man's plea to family before storm: Hurry

Erica Navarro says she couldn't get back to Florida in time to see her grandfather Miguel Antonio Franco before he died when his nursing home failed to evacuate residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

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White House stonewalls Capitol Hill over records in Russia probe

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Oaktree's CEO sees room to invest in India, China 'more aggressively'

HONG KONG, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Oaktree Capital Group LLC sees opportunities to invest "more aggressively" in Chinese and Indian distressed debt as the legal and regulatory systems of the countries develop, Chief Executive Jay Wintrob said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $464 mln multifamily K-Deal, K-MP1

* Freddie Mac prices $464 million multifamily K-Deal, K-MP1, backed by properties controlled by morgan properties

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NFL star Hernandez's family sues league over 'severe' CTE

BOSTON (Reuters) - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a "severe case" of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a lawyer said on Thursday as he sued the team and NFL on behalf of the athlete's young daughter.

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Family of ex-NFL star Hernandez to release results of brain test

BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April after being acquitted in his second murder trial, is due on Thursday to release the results of a test of his brain, according to a spokesman.

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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.

Chelsea (Manhattan, NY) nytimes.com

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.

Houston (Tex) nytimes.com

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.

Floods nytimes.com

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.