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White House Memo: In Mocking Franken Over Claims of Sexual Misconduct, Trump Joins a Debate He Started

A typical politician with President Trump’s history would stay far away from discussing someone else’s behavior lest it dredge his own back into the spotlight.

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Zimbabwe's ruling party to hold rally as anti-Mugabe tide rises

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe's own ruling ZANU-PF party wants him to step down and plans to hold a rally in Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Saturday to make the point.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Let’s Restart the Adoption Movement

Too many children still need parents. Why did we stop making them part of our families?

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North Korea, Al Franken, Leonids: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Head of Florida Democratic Party resigns after accusation

The head of Florida's Democratic Party resigned Friday on the heels of a Politico report alleging he had engaged in inappropriate and demeaning behavior toward women.

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Trump starts paying his own legal bills on Russia probe -attorneys

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has begun paying his own legal bills related to the Russia investigation and will no longer cover the costs using political donations to his reelection campaign or the Republican Party, his attorneys confirmed on Friday.

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Florida Democratic Party chief resigns after women say he made them uneasy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The chairman of the Florida Democratic Party resigned and apologized on Friday after being accused of creating an uncomfortable work environment for women by making suggestive comments and leering at them.

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No date set yet for Keystone pipeline restart - TransCanada spokesman

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 17 (Reuters) - No date has been set yet for a restart of TransCanada Corp's Keystone pipeline, which was shut down on Thursday after a 5,000-barrel crude oil leak in South Dakota, a company spokesman said on Friday.

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Trump starts paying his own legal bills on Russia probe: attorneys

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has begun paying his own legal bills related to the Russia investigation and will no longer use political donations to his reelection campaign or the Republican Party to cover the costs, his attorneys confirmed.

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BRIEF-TransCanada says needs U.S. approval to restart shut Keystone pipeline

* Says needs approval from U.S. authorities to restart Keystone pipeline shut after spill in Amherst, South Dakota Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Ethan Lou)

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U.S. housing starts vault to one-year high; permits increase

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding jumped to a one-year high in October as disruptions caused by recent hurricanes in the South faded and communities in the region started replacing houses damaged by flooding.

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. housing starts vault to one-year high; permits increase

WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding jumped to a one-year high in October as disruptions caused by recent hurricanes in the South faded and communities in the region started replacing houses damaged by flooding.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe digs in heels as ruling party moves to depose him

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

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Heineken, Coke distributors start Brazil arbitration in Feb -Valor

SAO PAULO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Heineken NV and Brazilian distributors for Coca-Cola Co will begin arbitration in February regarding a distribution contract that the Dutch brewer decided to end this year, according to a Friday report by newspaper Valor Economico.

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U.S. housing starts hit one-year high; permits increase

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding jumped to a one-year high in October likely as disruptions caused by recent hurricanes in the South faded and communities in the region started replacing houses damaged by flooding.

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Entrenched positions keep German party deal out of reach

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition look likely to drag on over the weekend after all-night talks failed to yield a breakthrough on the divisive issues of migration and climate change.

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Al Franken, Tesla, ‘Justice League’: Your Friday Briefing

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

Politics and Government nytimes.com

In Italy, a Neo-Fascist Party’s Small Win Creates Big Unease

CasaPound won a seat in a Roman municipal election, raising fears that Italy may be joining the ranks of countries where the far right is rising.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Your Money: Confused by the Tax Bills? Be Glad You’re Not an Accountant

Pity the tax adviser trying to calm anxious clients while struggling to figure out what Congress may or may not do.

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RPT-Soros, Cohen among big name investors betting on Argentine startups

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The founder of mobile banking startup Uala, Pierpaolo Barbieri, says that just a few years ago big name investors would never have put their money in early stage companies like his in Argentina.

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'There's no going back,' Zimbabwe's party tells Mugabe

HARARE (Reuters) - Leaders of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's party are making plans to force him from office if the 93-year-old leader resists pressure from the army to quit, a senior party source said on Friday.

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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Ryanair: Your Friday Briefing

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

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Alabama Senate Race Aggravates Deep Divide in Republican Party

The divisions that have split Republican leadership from its grass roots have sunk to a new level because of the Alabama Senate candidate.

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Nissan's Infiniti to start producing new SUV in China next year

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti will start producing a new crossover SUV in China next year, using existing manufacturing capacity in the northeastern city of Dalian. 

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Cambodia under fire after dissolving main opposition party

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's government faced international criticism on Friday after the main opposition party was dissolved ahead of elections and the European Union raised a potential threat to vital trade preferences.

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Liberals, don't waste your time trying to defend Franken

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Opinion: Sexual harassment is bigger than party politics

There's a bad case of selective amnesia spreading through Washington these days and it has infected the public debate about sexual harassment.

Vagina nytimes.com

Rites of Passage: My Vagina Is Terrific. Your Opinion About It Is Not.

I dared to discuss my anatomy. Men couldn’t handle it.

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Republicans, Franken, Mugabe: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Soros, Cohen among big name investors betting on Argentine startups

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The founder of mobile banking startup Uala, Pierpaolo Barbieri, says that just a few years ago big name investors would never have put their money in early stage companies like his in Argentina.Now, in what he says is a sign of changing times, the 30-year-old entrepreneur can count among his backers billionaire George Soros and Point72 Ventures LLC, funded by the family office of hedge fund magnate Steve Cohen.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Robert Mugabe, Myanmar, Da Vinci: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Sante! France welcomes start of Beaujolais Nouveau wine season

PARIS (Reuters) - Early-morning parties, parades and lots of raised glasses marked the release of the 2017 Beaujolais Nouveau wine across France on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Zomedica says NYSE American advises trading of co's common shares to start on Nov. 21​

* Zomedica Pharmaceuticals - ‍NYSE American has advised that trading of co's common shares under symbol "ZOM" will commence on November 21, 2017​

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Cambodia’s Top Court Dissolves Main Opposition Party

The ruling, criticized by the U.N. and by rights groups, eliminated the most viable challenger to the country’s authoritarian leader before elections next year.

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Leonardo da Vinci, U.C.L.A. Bruins, Ross 128: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Cambodia's main opposition party dissolved by Supreme Court

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolved the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Thursday, giving Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party a clear run in a general election next year.

Fines (Penalties) nytimes.com

I.R.S. Starts to Enforce Health Law’s Rule That Employers Offer Insurance

Thousands of businesses, many of them small or midsize, will soon get a letter saying they owe penalties because they failed to offer qualifying insurance.

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Golf: Co-leader Koepka makes solid start to title defense in Japan

(Reuters) - Defending Dunlop Phoenix Tournament champion Brooks Koepka quickly stamped his authority on the challengers to his title with a six-under-par 65 to tie South Korean Lee Sang-hee for the first-round lead in Miyazaki, Japan on Thursday.

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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Saad Hariri, Leonardo da Vinci: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Meredith, Time Inc restart deal talks with Koch brothers' support: NYT

(Reuters) - Time Inc is in talks with Meredith Corp again to sell itself in a potential deal backed by billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch, the New York Times reported.

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Meredith, Time Inc restart deal talks with Koch brothers' support -NYT

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Time Inc is in talks with Meredith Corp again to sell itself in a potential deal backed by billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch, the New York Times reported.

Blood Pressure nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Let New Blood Pressure Guidelines Raise Yours

A national goal of 130 systolic may lead many patients to be overmedicated.

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Senate, Zimbabwe, Ross 128: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Two Senate Republicans critical of party's tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure.

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Two U.S. Senate Republicans critical of party's tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Tech Fix: A New Phone Comes Out. Yours Slows Down. A Conspiracy? No.

Your smartphone is not deliberately losing speed just because your phone maker has a new gadget for sale. For devices that do slow down, here are some fixes.

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Senate tax cuts for businesses are permanent. Yours are temporary

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Asia and Australia Edition: Rohingya, Zimbabwe, Same-Sex Marriage: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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South Korea party leader says U.S. must not strike North Korea without Seoul's consent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump should "under no circumstances" take military action against North Korea without the consent of the government in Seoul, the chairwoman of South Korea's ruling party, Choo Mi-ae, said on Wednesday.

Cosmetics and Toiletries nytimes.com

Skin Deep: You’re Getting Better With Age. Your Makeup Should, Too.

Is your makeup working for you, or is it aging you?

Law and Legislation nytimes.com

Hidden in the Senate Tax Bill: Surprise Gifts for Breweries and Start-Ups

The legislation so far has proved difficult for lobbyists to crack, but an amendment on Tuesday included some exceptions.

Blood Pressure nytimes.com

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Medical guidelines have changed, and now about half of Americans may qualify for the diagnosis of hypertension. Here’s what to do about it.

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How does your child's screen time measure up?

It's not unusual for children to sulk or throw a tantrum when parents demand they switch off the television or put down the phone, but for parents, what's on that screen -- or how long a child has been staring at it -- is the bigger worry.

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Tax Plan, Robert Mugabe, Rancho Tehama Reserve: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

How to Deep Clean Your Fridge

Nov. 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. Here’s how to make the most of it.

Social Media nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Hey, Mark Zuckerberg: My Democracy Isn’t Your Laboratory

The world’s most powerful social media company thinks it can experiment on whomever and whatever it wants.

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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Emmanuel Macron, Jeff Sessions: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Qualcomm invests in Chinese AI facial recognition startup SenseTime

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) startup SenseTime Group said on Wednesday it has sealed an investment from chipmaker Qualcomm Inc as part of a funding round that will close later this year.

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The Upstart Saudi Prince Who’s Throwing Caution to the Winds

Prince Mohammed bin Salman is taking on all comers — the royal family, wealthy Saudis, Iran and Hezbollah. But is he ambitious or simply reckless?

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Start-up at Mexico's top refinery has begun, still no output

MEXICO CITY, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex's biggest refinery has begun bringing plants back online following a prolonged stoppage caused by a major earthquake in September, a company spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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Jeff Sessions, Taxes, Roy Moore: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Soldiers on Harare streets as ruling party accuses Zimbabwe army chief of treason

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as troops took up positions around the capital in an escalation of a dispute with 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe over political succession.

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Zimbabwe ruling party accuses army chief of treason as tanks seen near capital

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as armored vehicles rolled towards the capital in apparent military pressure on President Robert Mugabe over a succession dispute.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Myanmar, Jeff Sessions, Iran: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Zimbabwe ruling party says will not give in to military pressure

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party said on Tuesday it would never give in to military pressure and accused the head of the armed forces of treasonable conduct after armored vehicles were seen heading towards the capital Harare.

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Your Money: Minimal relief from prospective death of the dreaded AMT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The alternative minimum tax is on the chopping block in the tax overhaul plans of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. But its elimination would not bring much...

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From harassment to boss issues, this startup helps you with workplace woes

Bravely, a new startup, wants to serve as an ombudsman, of sorts, to help employees with everything from issues with your boss or direct reports to discrimination.

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U.S. financial giants create consortium to vet third party suppliers

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp , JPMorgan Chase & Co , Wells Fargo & Co and American Express Co , have created a company called TruSight to standardize the work of vetting third party suppliers and partners, according to an announcement Tuesday by the newly-formed consortium.

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Zimbabwe ruling party youth wing accuses army chief of subverting constitution

HARARE (Reuters) - The youth wing of Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the military chief on Tuesday of subverting the constitution for threatening to intervene after President Robert Mugabe plunged the country into political crisis by sacking his vice president last week.

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BRIEF-Gran Tierra Energy, unit, Bank of Nova Scotia and lenders party enter into ninth amendment to credit agreement

* Gran Tierra Energy - ‍on Nov. 10, 2017, co, co's unit, Bank of Nova Scotia, lenders party entered into ninth amendment to credit agreement - SEC filing​

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Jeff Sessions, Roy Moore, Digital Pill: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Tokyo governor quits as head of conservative opposition 'Party of Hope'

TOKYO (Reuters) - The governor of the Japanese capital, Tokyo, whose opposition "Party of Hope" came a distant third to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party in a general election last month, said on Tuesday she would quit as party co-leader.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Europe Edition: Iran, Italy, Roy Moore: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Silicon Valley blasts Senate proposal to tax startup options

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A proposal by the U.S. Senate to change the way shares in startup companies are taxed incited panic and dread in Silicon Valley on Monday, with startup founders and investors warning of nothing less than the demise of their industry should the proposal become law.

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Roy Moore, Iran, General Electric: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Rodrigo Duterte, Iran, Rohingya: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Jurors in Menendez trial get fresh start

Jurors in New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez's federal corruption trial are getting a chance at a fresh start.

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BRIEF-ABF Freight announces negotiations start date with Teamsters

* ABF, Teamsters national freight industry negotiating committee have agreed to exchange initial proposals on December 18 and 19, 2017​

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BRIEF-Root9B starts working with Nasdaq to begin delisting process

* root9B - ‍on Nov 9, co informed nasdaq hearings panel it would not be able to cure compliance issues​; working with nasdaq to begin delisting process Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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See floor collapse during college party

The floor of an apartment collapsed during a homecoming party for students at the University of North Texas. HLN's Robin Meade has the story.

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Donald Trump, Iran Earthquake, N.F.L.: Your Monday Briefing

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

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Five Technologies That Will Rock Your World

The new wave of artificial intelligence will reduce jobs, but will also improve your health and products like your smartphone.

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Microsoft founder Gates commits $100 million for fund, start-ups, to fight Alzheimer's

LONDON (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for the brain-wasting disease.

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Remembrance Day, Climate Talks: Your Monday Briefing

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

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Manila: Your Monday Briefing

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

American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank (Book) nytimes.com

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Capturing the Elusive Robert Frank

R J Smith’s “American Witness” is a biography of the pioneering photographer and filmmaker.

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UPDATE 2-AIRSHOW-Boeing takes head start in Dubai with Emirates Dreamliner order

* Airbus still in talks on potential A380 deal (Recasts, adds details)

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Stelter: Press freedom is YOUR freedom

Press freedom is YOUR freedom. That's the way I recommend thinking about "freedom of the press."

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Why press freedom is your freedom

Freedom of the press can seem like an abstract concept, meant to protect journalists. But CNN Senior Media Correspondent Brian Stelter explains it's actually about ensuring the freedom of every American citizen.

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Boeing takes head start in Dubai with Emirates Dreamliner order

DUBAI (Reuters) - Emirates unveiled a preliminary order worth $15 billion for 40 Boeing jets on Sunday, but kept Europe's Airbus waiting for a lifeline order for A380 superjumbos as the Dubai Airshow opened amid worries over tensions in the Middle East.

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UPDATE 1-AIRSHOW-Boeing takes head start in Dubai with Emirates Dreamliner order

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Emirates unveiled a preliminary order worth $15 billion for 40 Boeing jets on Sunday, but kept Europe's Airbus waiting for a lifeline order for A380 superjumbos as the Dubai Airshow opened amid worries over tensions in the Middle East.

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Roy Moore, Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

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China faces historic corruption battle, ruling party's new graft buster says

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China must win its battle against corruption or face being erased by history, its new top graft buster said in an editorial on Saturday, underscoring the ruling Communist Party's focus on eliminating corrupt behavior.

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Roy Moore, Lebanon, Louis C.K.: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Bridges and Tunnels nytimes.com

Trilobites: The Bridge Wobbles. So Do You. That’s When the Trouble Starts.

Mathematicians found that bridges wobble suddenly when a critical crowd threshold is exceeded, and developed a model to predict it in future bridges.

Modern Love 13 nytimes.com

Modern Love: Your 13-Word Love Stories

We asked readers to share succinct summaries of their personal lives. Here are some of our favorites.

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Poland's president, ruling party reach compromise on court reforms

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's president and its ruling party have reached a compromise on judicial reform, a parliamentary deputy said on Friday, bringing them closer to resolving an issue that has kept them at odds for more than three months.

Music nytimes.com

Natalie Dessay Finishes What Barbra Streisand Started

Ms. Dessay, a star soprano who retired from staged opera in 2013, has recorded a Michel Legrand song cycle intended for Ms. Streisand in the 1970s.

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Steve Bannon, Louis C.K., ‘Murder on the Orient Express’: Your Friday Briefing

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

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How to decide your child's screen time

Months ago, my daughter -- age 9 at the time -- came to my wife and me with a plea to download the app Musical.ly, which was all the rage among her classmates.

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Louis C.K., Monsanto: Your Friday Briefing

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

Uber Technologies Inc nytimes.com

Modern Love: When Your Uber Driver Brings a Time Machine

A woman is plunged into her tumultuous past when she gets a ride to the airport from a man intimately connected to her divorce.

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Trump's lunch starts hamburger craze

President Trump stokes booming demand for the "Trumpburger." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Fowler makes solid start to season at Mayakoba

(Reuters) - Rickie Fowler made a solid start to his season by carding a bogey-free, six-under-par 65 on Thursday that left him three shots back of leader Patton Kizzire after the first round of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

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Nebraska buys more lethal injection drugs, moves to restart executions

LINCOLN, Neb. (Reuters) - The state of Nebraska said on Thursday it has purchased a new supply of lethal injection drugs and will move to execute one of the men convicted in one of the deadliest bank robberies in U.S. history.

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Republican Party, China, Louis C.K.: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Winter weather travel: Your guide to the essentials

Sure they're pretty, but fluffy blankets of snow and glittering ice have a knack for making travel treacherous.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Xi Jinping, Saudi Arabia, APEC: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Your internal body clock may be able to heal you

Circadian rhythms control your sleep and wake cycles as well as guide essential bodily functions including metabolism, blood pressure and even the individual cell-level work done by your genes.

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Pope: Put down your phones during Mass

Pope Francis wants you to do him a favor. The next time you're in Mass -- put down your cell phone.

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Boxing: Hearn confirms start of Joshua-Wilder talks

LONDON (Reuters) - A heavyweight world title fight between Britain's Anthony Joshua and U.S. rival Deontay Wilder has moved a step closer after promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed contract talks would begin on Thursday.

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Donald Trump, Democratic Party, AT&T: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 billion from Tencent, others: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has raised more than $1 billion in its latest fundraising round, led by existing investor Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the firm at about $5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

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China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 bln from Tencent, others -sources

HONG KONG, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has raised more than $1 billion in its latest fundraising round, led by existing investor Tencent Holdings Ltd , valuing the firm at about $5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Teacher tells student: I might be the one to put a bullet in your head

A Georgia high school teacher threatened a 17-year-old student, telling him "somebody is going to put a bullet right through your head ... it might be me."

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Europe Edition: Priti Patel, Angela Merkel, Catalonia: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Papua New Guinea starts dismantling detention camp, threatens forcible evict of asylum seekers

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea began dismantling a shuttered Australian-run immigration detention center on Thursday and warned it will use force if necessary to evict nearly 600 men if they refuse to leave within two days, according to a notice posted at the camp.

School Shootings and Armed Attacks nytimes.com

‘Tell Your Story to Everyone’: Readers Affected by Mass Killings Offer Advice for Fellow Survivors

In the painful aftermath of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tex., we asked readers affected by similar attacks to share their experiences.

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Democratic Party, China, Texas: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Air Pollution nytimes.com

In India, Air So Dirty Your Head Hurts

Delhi can’t seem to get on top of its air pollution problem. For the first time, the authorities shut down 4,000 schools.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Donald Trump, North Korea, South China Sea: Your Thursday Briefing

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

Nose nytimes.com

Trilobites: The Circadian Clock in Your Nose

Adolescents’ sense of smell worked best during evening hours, a pattern that may be rooted in human evolution.

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Slow start for Lufthansa on new U.S. route after Air Berlin collapse

BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa's first flight from Berlin to the United States in over 16 years took off on Wednesday, although a slow start to sales shows the difficulties involved in trying to replace the gaps left by insolvent rival Air Berlin.

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PayPal starts payment services in India

(Reuters) - Payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc on Wednesday launched domestic operations in India, a market already dominated by China's Alibaba-backed PayTM, the country's leading digital payments firm.

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Emerging nations urge rich to kick-start climate pact before 2020

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Emerging nations pressed developed countries on Wednesday to step up cuts in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 to kick-start the Paris climate agreement, saying the rich were wrongly focused on 2030 goals.

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Syrian army starts assault on last IS stronghold

BEIRUT/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Syria's army and its allies began an assault on the largest remaining stronghold of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, Hezbollah-controlled media said, signaling the imminent fall of the militant group's self-proclaimed caliphate.

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Lift up your hearts, not your cell phones, pope tells priests, bishops

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Wednesday chastised priests and bishops who take pictures with their cell phones during Masses, saying they should focus on God instead.

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Goldman Sachs leads $10 million investment round in data startup Crux

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc led a $10 million investment in Crux Informatics Inc, a U.S.-based technology startup that enables financial institutions to outsource the processing of data to gain business insights.

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Ralph Northam, Twitter, Roy Halladay: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Thailand's main party urges junta to end ban on political activity

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's Puea Thai Party on Wednesday urged the ruling junta to end a ban on political activity since the 2014 coup, saying it feared a delay could signal that a general election promised for next year might be pushed back yet again.

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Europe Edition: Paradise Papers, Tariq Ramadan, Twitter: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Stop debating climate change, start combating it

With the news Tuesday that Syria has officially joined the Paris climate agreement, the United States, under President Trump, will stand as the lone dissenting country when diplomats gather in Germany this week to hammer out the details for implementing the accord.

Presidential Election of 2016 nytimes.com

Editorial: Virginia Rejects Your Hateful Politics, Mr. Trump

Turns out the center can hold, after all.

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Virginia, Texas, Roy Halladay: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Tiffany & Company nytimes.com

At Tiffany, the Fifth Avenue Face-Lift Starts at Home

Reed Krakoff unveils his new vision for the brand — luxury meets the everyday — with a new home goods and accessories floor. Tin can, anyone?

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Asia and Australia Edition: Melbourne Cup, China, North Korea: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Israeli start-up says Apple copied its patented smartphone camera technology

Nov 7 (Reuters) - An Israeli startup has sued Apple Inc , accusing the iPhone maker of copying its patented smartphone camera technology.

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Berlin start-up raises nearly $12 million to create first equity token

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Berlin-based Neufund said it has raised 10 million euros ($11.6 million) from private investors for its fund-raising platform, the first ever that will allow companies to issue a token or digital currency that will represent equity.

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BRIEF-‍Samsung Electronics America says Galaxy S8 active now available through Sprint and T-Mobile in Meteor Gray starting this month​

* ‍Samsung Electronics America says Samsung Galaxy S8 active will now be available through Sprint and T-Mobile in Meteor Gray starting this month​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Merkel's party opposes Telekom selloff to fund broadband upgrade: sources

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's ruling conservatives oppose selling the state's holding in Deutsche Telekom to raise billions of euros for a national broadband upgrade, preferring instead to divest stock in Deutsche Post, a senior source said.

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Philippines starts construction near China's manmade islands in disputed waters

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has started upgrading military facilities on the biggest features it occupies in the disputed South China Sea, its defense secretary said on Tuesday, asserting Manila's claims in the strategic waterway.

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Texas, North Korea, Qualcomm: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Experimental technology can 'smell' disease on your breath

Income Tax nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump, Gillespie and the Same Old Party

Trumpism has taken over the G.O.P. because the party was mostly there already.

Artificial Intelligence nytimes.com

A.I. Researchers Leave Elon Musk Lab to Begin Robotics Start-Up

Pieter Abbeel, a Berkeley professor, is part of the team that has started Embodied Intelligence to make it possible for robots to learn on their own.

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Texas, Japan, Saudi Arabia: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Will.i.am's startup raises $117 million, enters enterprise market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - I.am+, the tech startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the company told Reuters on Monday as it announced its entry into the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service.

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U.S., Turkey restart issuing visas but tensions over detentions fester

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States partially resumed issuing visas in Turkey on Monday after getting what it said were assurances about the safety of staff at its missions following a number of detentions.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Texas, North Korea, Shinzo Abe: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Britain's May, party leaders agree to tackle sexual harassment with new measures

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May and other party leaders agreed on Monday to introduce new safeguards for those working in parliament to try to contain a growing sexual harassment scandal.

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UPDATE 3-CVS to start next-day delivery as Amazon threat looms

Nov 6 (Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain CVS Health Corp said on Monday it would start next-day delivery from its stores in 2018, a move some analysts said was in response to Amazon.com's potential entry into prescription drug sales.

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U.S. restarts visa issuing in Turkey in first step to ease crisis

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States has partially resumed issuing visas in Turkey after getting assurances about the safety of staff at its missions there, the U.S. embassy said on Monday, in the first step to ease a diplomatic crisis between the two allies.

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Where to indulge your inner geek in Silicon Valley

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Your Money: Splitting retirement accounts is tricky for DIY divorce

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you are trying to have a low-cost, do-it-yourself divorce, it may seem reasonable to just split up the retirement assets and each go your separate ways.

Coups D'Etat and Attempted Coups D'Etat nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: ‘Game of Thrones’ Comes to Saudi Arabia

The kingdom’s crown prince seems to think that modernization requires an absolute monarch.

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Texas Shooting, Paradise Papers, Shalane Flanagan: Your Monday Briefing

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

Philanthropy nytimes.com

Giving: Want to Help? Do Your Research Before You Donate

Experts on giving say that it’s important to find a charity with a clear mission, treat your donations like an investment and follow your passion.

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Your Best Ways to Say ‘Sorry, I’m Out of the Office’

Welcome to the latest edition of the Smarter Living newsletter.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: The New Democratic Party

The Resistance isn’t part of the mainstream Democratic Party.

New York City Marathon nytimes.com

Blind Runner’s Wearable Technology Gets Off to Complicated Start

Simon Wheatcroft ran half of the New York City Marathon with minimal assistance: a sensor and a navigational device. When they failed, guides took over.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Japan, North Korea, Paradise Papers: Your Monday Briefing

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

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Thousands of Romanians protest ruling party's judicial overhaul plans

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Thousands of Romanians were protesting in the capital Bucharest and cities across the country on Sunday against plans by the ruling Social Democrats to overhaul judicial legislation.

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Buenos Aires Journal: The Wedding Is Fake, but the Party is Real

In Argentina, couples are delaying marriage, turning to civil unions or divorcing. So why wait for a ceremony to have a celebration?

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Thou shalt not kill: Catholic bishops start new Philippines prayer campaign

MANILA (Reuters) - A top Catholic archbishop on Sunday called for Filipinos to choose peace over violence and end a spate of drug-related killings that have divided the nation.

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Republican Party, North Korea, Tax Reform: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

Children and Childhood nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Kids, Would You Please Start Fighting?

Creativity doesn’t come from agreement, it comes from good-natured quarreling. It’s time we teach our children that.

Children and Childhood nytimes.com

On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters

The app has more than 11 million weekly viewers. But some disturbing knockoff videos have reached children, upsetting parents.

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Austrian party leader quits parliament over accusation of sexual assault

LONDON (Reuters) - The fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal spread to Austria on Saturday as one of the country's best-known politicians said he would give up his seat in parliament over an allegation of sexual assault.

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Pakistan's Engro eyes 2019 start for new LNG terminal in Karachi

KARACHI, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Pakistani conglomerate Engro Corp expects to complete building its second liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in early 2019, a senior company official said, as Pakistan bets heavily on LNG imports to curb energy shortages.

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Trump, Taxes, Harvey Weinstein: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Quiz: Test your news knowledge

New York City Marathon nytimes.com

Your Race Against Time: How Climate Affects the Marathon

The fastest times are run on cool days, so what happens when those become fewer?

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UK's May sets out rules for her party on harassment, bullying

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minster Theresa May published on Friday a code of conduct for all her lawmakers and party officials to follow, the latest step in her response to growing allegations of improper conduct in parliament.

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Donald Trump, ‘Thor: Ragnarok,’ Daylight Saving Time: Your Friday Briefing

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

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What's going on behind your belly button

Our belly button is a reminder for life that once we were attached to and dependent on our mother, floating like a little astronaut in our liquid universe.

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Europe Edition: Catalonia, Donald Trump, Kevin Spacey: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Republican Party, Jerome Powell, Houston Astros: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Warren: "We've got to hold this party accountable"

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says she agrees with Donna Brazile's claim that the Democratic primary was rigged against Bernie Sanders by Hillary Clinton's campaign.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: From Serving the Famous at the Waldorf to Starting Over

When the Waldorf Astoria closed its doors for renovations, Regina Gatewood lost her job. In her 60s, she found herself thrust into the job market.

Food nytimes.com

The Food Issue: 10 Tips for Fascinating Table Talk at Your Next Dinner Party

How to make small talk with a stranger, discuss politics with that one relative and other guides to memorable conversation at your next fete.

Retirement nytimes.com

Your Money: Why It’s Too Soon to Predict What the Tax Changes Will Mean for You

Your workplace retirement savings account lives, for now. So does a pretty big mortgage interest deduction. But plenty will change in the coming weeks.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Republican Party, Donald Trump, Tax Reform: Your Friday Briefing

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

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UPDATE 1-Venezuela's PDVSA $1.2 bln debt payment to test Socialist Party

CARACAS, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA faces a $1.2 billion bond payment on Thursday that will test the ruling Socialist Party's resolve to pay its foreign debt despite a crippling economic crisis that has spurred widespread food shortages.

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Don't worry, your 401(k) plan is safe

The House Repubicans' tax bill, unveiled on Thursday, did not include one of the most controversial ideas that had been floated for weeks.

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UPDATE 2-HelloFresh's bright start contrasts with Blue Apron struggles

* Blue Apron warns of wider year losses as it posts Q3 results

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Online travel firm GetYourGuide raises $75 million

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Berlin-based online travel booking firm GetYourGuide has raised $75 million to expand its offering that helps tourists book activities at their destinations ranging from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to shark diving in Cape Town.

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At West Bank tea party, artist Banksy offers royal 'apology' for Balfour Declaration

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - British street artist Banksy has offered a royal "apology" engraved on Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank for Britain's endorsement a century ago of the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

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This is what your knee sounds like

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

Eat: The Pleasures of Making Your Own Pork Patty

A once-reluctant omnivore on the delights of homemade sausage.

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New York City, Brett Ratner, Houston Astros: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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This device lets doctors hear your knee injury

Scientists have developed a cutting-edge knee band that records the cringe-worthy sounds inside of your knee, which may help monitor your health.

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Would you let your child play football?

Nearly a million children ages 6 to 12 played tackle football in the United States in 2016, according to an industry group -- that's lower than five years earlier, but participation is starting to climb.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Feature: How Facebook’s Oracular Algorithm Determines the Fates of Start-Ups

The platform is so good at ‘microtargeting’ that many small e-commerce companies barely even bother advertising anywhere else.

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Europe Edition: New York, Catalonia, Champions League: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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China's top coal province Shanxi to start winter pollution war early

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shanxi province, China's biggest coal producing region, has ordered local governments to further restrict industrial activity beginning on Saturday to curb winter smog, it said in a notice on Thursday.

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New York City, Facebook, iPhone X: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Why switching to wireless headphones could improve your running form

When Apple introduced its design for the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, one ubiquitous feature was missing: the headphone jack. And while many believed that wireless headphones would soon become the norm, workarounds like the Apple Headphone Adapter have allowed users to stay plugged in. But if you're a runner, you may want to rethink this.

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Asia and Australia Edition: New York City, South Korea, Duterte: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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UPDATE 2-European shares start November on a two-year high

* VW recovers emission scandal losses (Adds details, closing prices)

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Today's the last day to get your boarding pass to Mars

You're not really keen on taking a trip to Mars, but you'd sure like something fresh for your Insta feed?