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Russia's new anti-doping chief looks for fresh start

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Almost two years after Russia crashed out of world athletics amid a spate of drugs scandals, former university lecturer Yuri Ganus sits in his Moscow office, plotting the rehabilitation of the national anti-doping agency.

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A Marine Le Pen Aide Leaves Far-Right Party

Florian Philippot said the National Front was taking “a terrible step backward” as it struggled to regroup.

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Hurricane Maria, North Korea, Federal Reserve: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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France's National Front number two quits as far-right party in turmoil

PARIS (Reuters) - The right-hand man of French National Front leader Marine Le Pen quit the party on Thursday, raising the prospect of a split in the far-right's ranks after Le Pen's defeat in the May presidential election and months of internal feuding.

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Merkel's party dips in poll but still way ahead before Sunday vote

BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel's conservatives dropped one percentage point in a poll released on Thursday, three days before a German election in which the chancellor is expected to win a fourth term, while the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) gained two points.

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When you and your partner have mismatched libidos

About 15% of men and 34% of women say they're not really interested in sex, according to a new study, statistics that few experts find surprising. In fact, low desire in one partner is probably the top reason couples seek out sex therapy.

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France's National Front number two quits as tensions split Le Pen's anti-euro party

PARIS (Reuters) - The right-hand man of French National Front leader Marine Le Pen said he was quitting the party, raising the prospect of a split in the far-right's ranks after Le Pen's defeat in the May presidential election and months of internal feuding.

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Europe Edition: Mexico, Iran, Catalonia: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Mexico City, Hurricane Maria, Iran: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

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

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A Start-Up Slump Is a Drag on the Economy. Big Business May Be to Blame.

The formation of new companies has failed to bounce back since the recession, and economists say the trend may be holding back wages and productivity.

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Fed keeps U.S. rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite a recent bout of low inflation.

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ECB to wind down stimulus starting early 2018: BlackRock's Rieder

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc portfolio manager Rick Rieder said on Wednesday that investors should look for the European Central Bank to withdraw some of its stimulus beginning early next year.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Hurricane Maria, Mexico City, Iran: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Rhimes' Netflix deal: Start of bidding wars?

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Fed keeps rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite recent weak inflation readings.

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Inspired by 'blasphemy killer', new Pakistani party eyes 2018 vote

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The head of a new Pakistani Islamist party that lionizes the killer of a provincial governor said it would take its rallying cry of "death to blasphemers" to next year's general election, after its surprisingly strong showing in a recent vote.

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

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

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Getting your kid to bank summer earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Linda Rogers' father set her up for retirement when she was just a teenager.

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Mexico, Donald Trump, Hurricane Maria: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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New Zealand's ruling National Party regains wide lead over Labour: poll

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's ruling National Party regained a wide lead over the opposition Labour party in an opinion poll released on Wednesday, the latest twist in a volatile campaign for a general election at the weekend.

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McCain bucked his party once on health care. Will he do it again?

Sen. John McCain bucked his party -- and his President -- in the most extraordinary fashion this summer.

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Trump, Hurricane Maria, Mexico: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

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

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Asia and Australia Edition: United Nations, Hurricane Maria, Rohingya: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Icahn's oil refiner CVR starts unwinding biofuels bet

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Carl Icahn's refining company CVR Energy has begun buying biofuel credits for the first time in months, a sign the firm is starting to unwind a massive short position in the niche market, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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Trump: You should put your nations first, too

President Donald Trump claims he will always put America first while addressing the UN general assembly.

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Bosch partners with startup Nikola on electric long-haul truck

DETROIT (Reuters) - Bosch, the German auto components supplier, is partnering with startup Nikola Motor Co to bring two hydrogen-electric, long-haul, heavy-duty truck models to market by 2021, the companies said on Tuesday.

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U.S. housing starts fall for second straight month; outlook murky

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell for a second straight month in August as a rebound in the construction of single-family houses was offset by persistent weakness in the volatile multifamily home segment.

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Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson rode out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar on his private island in the British Virgin Islands.

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Donald Trump, Hurricane Maria, Sean Spicer: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Europe Edition: United Nations, Hurricane Maria, Martin Schulz: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Trump, on transgender ban, your generals are right

In July, President Donald Trump tweeted that the government "will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military."

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Pet's illness can put your mental health at risk

It was a difficult season of loss for Sean Owens' family.

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Hurricane Maria, St. Louis, Sean Spicer: 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: North Korea, Rohingya, Hurricane Maria: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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'Disaster looms,' says head of UK's anti-Brexit party

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Liberal Democrats are to set out on Tuesday their plan to stop Brexit, with party leader Vince Cable appealing to opponents in all parties to put aside "tribal differences" and fight a divorce from the European Union.

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Meet Jermaine Fowler, your Emmys announcer

It's fair to say Jermaine Fowler stole the Emmys show on Sunday night.

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What Bodega startup misses about community

One night a few weeks ago, as I walked from my car on a Brooklyn side street to my apartment after an evening with friends, a man coming in my direction on the sidewalk stopped to ask me for a dollar as he passed me. It was cool and quiet, nearing midnight -- not so late that I watched my back as I walked, but late enough. When he spoke, startling me out of my easy pace, I instinctively looked to the other side of me, where another man now stood, making it the three of us out there in the dark.

State Legislatures nytimes.com

How Party Bosses, Not Voters, Pick Politicians in New York

In one of the last, most powerful vestiges of Tammany Hall-style politics, New York party bosses pick the politicians when vacancies occur.

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Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

LONDON (Reuters) - The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen.

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China to amend party constitution at October congress

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party is expected to amend its constitution at a key party congress next month, state media said on Monday, in a sign that President Xi Jinping aims to enshrine his guiding ideological doctrine in the charter.

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UPDATE 2-Petra Diamonds restarts Tanzania mine, sticks to output target

* Company says Tanzania volatility could hit Williamson's value

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China Communist Party complains about 'fabricated' Twitter account

BEIJING (Reuters) - The youth wing of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday said it had complained to social network Twitter about a fake account set up in its name that has tweeted sarcastic comments about the Communist Party.

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China Communist Party complains about "fabricated" Twitter account

BEIJING, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The youth wing of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday said it had complained to social network Twitter about a fake account set up in its name that has tweeted sarcastic comments about the Communist Party.

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Try These ‘Love Hacks’ to Fix Your Marriage

Quick-and-dirty relationship fixes — tested by researchers.

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Your kid wants tattoos, piercing? Doctors offer advice

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Hurricane Maria, Rohingya, Emmy Awards: Your Monday Briefing

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

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World stocks peak at start of Fed-fueled week

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks hit a record high on Monday and the dollar reached an eight-week peak against the yen on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will this week announce trimming of its balance sheet, part of a reversal of cheap money worldwide.

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BRIEF-Pirelli expected to start trading Oct. 4 - global coordinator

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Marco Graffigna, head of equity capital markets at Banca IMI, joint global coordinator for Pirelli's initial public offering says:

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UPDATE 1-Petra Diamonds restarts Tanzania mine, says to meet FY output target

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Petra Diamonds Ltd on Monday said it resumed operations at Williamson mine in Tanzania after a four-day stoppage and that it remained on track to meet production guidance for the current financial year.

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Petra Diamonds profit falls, restarts Tanzania mine

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Petra Diamonds Ltd on Monday reported a 4.3 percent fall in full-year adjusted profit and said it resumed operations at Williamson mine in Tanzania after a four-day stoppage.

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

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

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Startup accused of cultural insensitivity

After Fast Company published an article about Bodega, a startup trying to "make bodegas and mom-and-pop corner stores obsolete," Twitter users were quick to criticize the brand and accuse them of being culturally insensitive.

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

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

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

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Wife of ousted PM Sharif wins by-election in test of support for ruling party

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The wife of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday captured his parliamentary seat with a reduced majority in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.

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Asia and Australia Edition: London, North Korea, Rohingya: Your Monday Briefing

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

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Far-right party likened to Nazis to shake up German parliament

FRANKFURT AN DER ODER, Germany (Reuters) - The first far-right party set to enter Germany's parliament for more than a half a century says it will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be "severely punished" for opening the door to refugees and migrants.

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Emmy Awards, London Underground, Hurricane Jose: Your Weekend Briefing

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

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Trump's anger: He'd 'cut your heart out'

Touring his recently purchased Plaza Hotel in the late 1980s, Donald Trump noticed an armoire that offended him.

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Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai ill after meeting, airlifted to hospital - party source

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai suffering severe vomiting after a party meeting and was airlifted from Harare to a Johannesburg hospital on Friday, a senior party source said on Saturday.

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London, Japan, Cassini: Your Friday Evening Briefing

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

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Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented

For all the outcry over how women are treated in the tech industry, the resolution of a sexual harassment case against Upload, a virtual reality start-up, shows that little has changed.

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This is what happens when one party controls everything

Both Donald Trump and Barack Obama enjoyed unified government for their first eight months as president -- but one-party control hasn't meant the same thing in 2017 as it did in 2009.

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Iceland PM calls snap election after coalition party quits over 'breach of trust'

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Iceland's prime minister called for a snap parliamentary election on Friday after one party in the ruling coalition quit the government formed less than nine months ago.

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Robots: Is your job at risk?

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BRIEF-‍Samsung Electronics America says Samsung Galaxy Note8 available in stores and online starting Friday

* Galaxy Note8 will be available for purchase starting friday at AT&T, Sprint, Straight Talk Wireless, T-mobile, among others Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Rohingya refugees need your help

Up to 400,000 Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar and are seeking refuge in Bangladesh, according to the United Nations.

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North Korea, Parsons Green, Cassini: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Iceland may face new election after governing party quits over 'breach of trust'

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - One of Iceland's three coalition parties said on Friday it would quit the government formed just nine months ago, citing a "breach of trust" after the prime minister's party allegedly tried to cover up a scandal involving his father.

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Energy firms battle startups to wire Europe's highways for electric cars

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The battle over how and where Europeans charge their electric cars is expanding from the continent's cities to its motorways.

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Europe Edition: North Korea, Bitcoin, Malaysia: Your Friday Briefing

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

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North Korea, Florida, Equifax: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

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

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

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

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Asia and Australia Edition: Japan, North Korea, Kuala Lumpur: Your Friday Briefing

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

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‘Game of Thrones’ Will Shoot Multiple Endings to Prevent Spoilers

Casey Bloys, HBO’s programming president, said the producers will shoot several different endings of the final episode.

Equifax Inc nytimes.com

Your Money: Finally, Some Answers From Equifax to Your Data Breach Questions

How will people get refunds for credit freeze fees? What about those faulty freeze PIN numbers? After a delay, the company responded to our columnist’s many questions.

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Daimler delivers first electric trucks: 'The game has started.'

DETROIT (Reuters) - Daimler AG on Thursday said United Parcel Service Inc will be the first U.S. commercial customer for its new battery-powered eCanter truck, and the company will expand its electric truck production as lower cost, longer-range batteries become available within two to three years.

Television nytimes.com

Review: Ken Burns’s ‘Vietnam War’ Will Break Your Heart and Win Your Mind

Mr. Burns and Lynn Novick go back, way back, in hope of learning from the history of people who failed to learn from their own history.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Can a Vending Machine Replace a Bodega? A Start-Up’s Plans Draw Fire

A company that wants to make its internet-connected vending machines ubiquitous did damage control after implying that it wanted to displace beloved corner stores.

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London fire inquiry starts amid anger, despair of survivors

LONDON (Reuters) - A public inquiry into a fire that killed at least 80 people at London's Grenfell Tower will get to the truth about the tragedy, its chairman pledged on Thursday, but critics said survivors of the blaze were still being failed.

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Donald Trump, Florida, Martin Shkreli: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Support for NZ's Labour Party edges further above National in opinion poll

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Labour Party on Thursday retained its position as frontrunner in an election set for Sept. 23, with a poll showing its support edged up, threatening the center-right National Party's ten-year hold on power.

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Europe Edition: Jean-Claude Juncker, Rohingya, Russia: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Bayer joins in $100 mln investment bet on ag-biotech startup

CHICAGO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer AG, one of the world's biggest agricultural chemical companies, is joining a $100 million bet that the next big breakthrough in crop fertilizers will be found inside a biological Petri dish.

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Florida, Bernie Sanders, Aung San Suu Kyi: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

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

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Startup Bodega apologizes for upsetting everyone

A new startup called Bodega launched Wednesday and has already apologized in the face of mounting outrage.

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Rohingya, United Nations: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Your Money: Raising money for an emergency raises money questions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Lori Jung set up a crowdfunding campaign to help with her brother's medical expenses for spinal cord damage, she also spoke to an accountant.

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Irma, Supreme Court, Apple: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Papua New Guinea starts paying landowners LNG royalties

MELBOURNE, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The Papua New Guinea government has started paying local landowners long awaited benefits from the $19 billion PNG LNG project, in a promising sign for energy giants ExxonMobil and Total looking to invest billions more in the country.

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Europe Edition: Florida, Rohingya, Emmanuel Macron: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Hurricane Irma, North Korea, Apple: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

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

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BRIEF-T-Mobile US says will offer Apple's latest products starting on Sept 22‍​

* T-Mobile US Inc - T-Mobile will offer Apple's latest products starting on September 22‍​

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BRIEF-Centene-In event asset purchase deal terminated, terminating party to pay termination fee of $5 million​

* Centene-In event asset purchase deal terminated, terminating party to pay termination fee $5 million; regarding co's deal with Fidelis - SEC filing‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2f4fgO3) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Comcast Corp says Xfinity mobile will offer Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 plus ​starting September 29

* Comcast Corp - ‍Xfinity mobile will offer Apple's new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus ​starting on September 29 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Asia and Australia: Apple, North Korea, Florida: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Uganda ruling party seeks to scrap age limit to extend president's rule

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Legislators from Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's party on Tuesday agreed to introduce a law to remove an age limit from the country's constitution, potentially allowing him to extend his rule, two lawmakers told Reuters.

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Wall St. higher as financials gain; Apple event starts

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record intraday high led by gains in financial stocks, and investors focused on an Apple event where the company is set to launch its new iPhone.

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Your Money: Why you should freeze your credit now

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the wake of the Equifax Inc data breach that has exposed an estimated 143 million customer records to hackers, consumer credit experts have been recommending freezing one's...

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8 killed at Dallas Cowboys watch party

A man shot and killed eight people at a Dallas-area home where people had gathered to watch a Dallas Cowboys football game on TV, authorities say.

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Your Money: Equifax, Bowing to Public Pressure, Drops Credit-Freeze Fees for 30 Days

The consumer-credit reporting agency, which recently disclosed a data breach affecting up to 143 million people, said it would waive the fees after receiving numerous complaints.

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Irma's U.S. death toll rises; residents start to return to Florida coast

FLORIDA CITY/MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida allowed some residents to return on Tuesday to areas hammered by Hurricane Irma's high winds and storm surge, while the death toll rose in the second major hurricane to hit the United States this year.

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How hedonism is good for your health

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Florida, iPhone, Hillary Clinton: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Valet parking startup Luxe latest casualty of on-demand bust

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Only a couple of years ago, billions of venture capital dollars were flowing into so-called on-demand businesses that hoped to mimic Uber Technologies Inc and provide a service at the touch of a smartphone app.

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NZ's National Party recovers support in opinion poll, Labour sinks

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Support for New Zealand's National Party surged in a poll released on Thursday showed, pointing to a fourth term for the governing party and reversing the opposition Labour Party's recent burst of popularity.

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Europe Edition: Florida, Rohingya, North Korea: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Chief Executive of Social Finance, an Online Lending Start-Up, to Step Down

Mike Cagney, a co-founder of Social Finance, is stepping down as chief executive and chairman by the end of the year after sexual harassment claims at the start-up.

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Damp, Dark and Disarrayed, Florida Starts Coping With Irma’s Aftermath

Widespread power losses and localized flooding caused by the hurricane threatened to bedevil the state for days, if not weeks, to come.

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Florida, Myanmar, Pope Francis: Your Monday Evening Briefing

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

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Don't waste your breath complaining to Equifax

Last Thursday, Equifax reported a data breach that affects 143 million US customers, about 44% of the population. It's an extremely serious breach; hackers got access to full names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver's license numbers -- exactly the sort of information criminals can use to impersonate victims to banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, and other businesses vulnerable to fraud.

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Eight victims killed by gunman in Texas were gathered for party

DALLAS (Reuters) - A gunman who fatally shot eight people at a Dallas-area house knew at least some of the victims gathered there to watch a football game, authorities said on Monday.

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Oil rises as U.S. refineries restart, Irma wanes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday as key U.S. refineries began restarts following Hurricane Harvey, which may help revive crude oil processing, while fuel prices fell as Hurricane Irma is likely to clip demand for gasoline and diesel.

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Israeli start-up building thermal cameras for self-driving cars

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An Israeli start-up believes it can solve some of the tricky problems faced by self-driving cars by employing thermal cameras to detect heat from pedestrians, animals and objects, the latest technology being tested in the fast-growing industry.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Rohingya, Irma, North Korea: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Eating in synch with your body clock may help curb fat gain

(Reuters Health) - Timing meals relative to your own body clock, rather than to the time of day, may affect how lean you are, researchers suggest.

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Russia urges U.S. to start finding way to resolve problems

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov urged U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon to stop destroying Russia-U.S. relations and to start finding a way to resolve their problems, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

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German foreign minister equates far-right AfD party with Nazis

BERLIN (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday equated the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party with the Nazis who ruled the country from 1933 to 1945, an insult rarely heard in national politics.

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China to US: Stop sending us your junk

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Florida, September 11, N.F.L.: Your Monday Briefing

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

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

In Free-Range Trump, Many See Potential for a Third Party

Many Republicans believe President Trump may have made it inevitable that the G.O.P. will rupture and spawn a third party.

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S.Korea's GS Caltex says unsure when will restart fire-hit hydrocracker, aromatics unit

SEOUL, Sept 11 (Reuters) - GS Caltex, South Korea's second-largest oil refiner, said on Monday that it was unsure when it would be able to restart a hydrocracker and aromatics unit after they were hit by fire last month.

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After Irma, tourists party and Cubans take a dip in flooded streets

VARADERO, Cuba (Reuters) - In the wake of Hurricane Irma, foreign tourists partied in the coastal resort of Varadero and some Cubans swam in the flooded streets of central Havana, both glad that the deadly storm's damage to the island of 11 million people had not been worse.

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Europe Edition: Hurricane Irma, Apple, Pope Francis: Your Monday Briefing

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

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Cambodian leader threatens ban on opposition party

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened on Monday that the opposition party would be dissolved if it continues to back detained leader Kem Sokha, who has been charged with treason over an alleged plot to gain power with U.S. support.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Hurricane Irma, Apple, Myanmar: Your Monday Briefing

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

Credit Scores nytimes.com

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

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

Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Indonesia, Long on Sidelines, Starts to Confront China’s Territorial Claims

A military buildup and maritime skirmishes involving Chinese boats suggest a more aggressive posture by Indonesia in the South China Sea.

sportsNews reuters.com

Athletics: Farah to run London Marathon as new adventure starts

LONDON (Reuters) - British track great Mo Farah said he wants to start "a new adventure" after confirming on Sunday he will compete in next year's London Marathon.

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Hurricane Irma, Mexico City, Rohingya: Your Weekend Briefing

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

Nuclear Tests nytimes.com

Instead of Launching a Missile, North Korea Throws a Party

Kim Jong-un honors his nuclear scientists for their test explosion last week, as the world waits for an intercontinental missile test seen as inevitable.

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These hurricane tips could save your life

CNN meteorologist Tom Sater shares potentially life-saving tips for anyone facing hurricane-force winds or severe wind gusts.

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Key West resident: 'It's starting to get ugly'

CNN's Michael Holmes talks to Key West resident John Hines hours before Hurricane Irma's expected pass through Florida.

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Your life's in your own hands if you don't evacuate, FEMA chief warns as Irma begins to whip the tip of Florida

As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida's southern coast, the nation's emergency management chief is warning that federal first responders won't immediately be able to help those in the areas hit hardest.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

News Analysis: Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule

In many ways, Donald J. Trump has demonstrated a level of party independence even formidable figures like Theodore Roosevelt could not.

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Hurricane Irma victims need your help

More than 20 people were killed when Hurricane Irma tore through a string of islands, including Anguilla, Barbuda, St. Martin, and the US Virgin Islands.

Midterm Elections (2018) nytimes.com

Mercurial Trump Rattles Republican Party Ahead of Midterms

From siding with Democrats to inspiring Trump-like primary challengers, President Trump is shaking up the political environment ahead of the midterms.

Identity Theft nytimes.com

Your Money: Equifax’s Instructions Are Confusing. Here’s What to Do Now.

You’ll need a credit freeze. You’ll need a fraud alert. And don’t expect Equifax to be much help.

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Brazil prosecutor charges members of Temer's party with criminal organization

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's top prosecutor on Friday charged six lawmakers from President Michel Temer's Brazilian Democracy Movement Party (PMDB) with forming a criminal organization, the latest in a barrage of charges in Brazil's sprawling corruption scandal.

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Florida, Trump, Equifax: Your Friday Evening Briefing

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

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UPDATE 2-U.S. blockchain startups R3 and Ripple in legal battle

NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - U.S. blockchain startups R3 Holdco LLC and Ripple Labs Inc are suing each other over an options contract to purchase Ripple's digital currency XRP, according to lawsuits filed on Friday.

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U.S. blockchain startups R3 and Ripple in legal battle

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. blockchain startups R3 Holdco LLC and Ripple Labs Inc are suing each other over an options contract to purchase Ripple's digital currency XRP, according to lawsuits filed on Friday.

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Blockchain startup R3 sues competitor Ripple

NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - New York-based blockchain startup R3 Holdco LLC has sued rival company Ripple Labs Inc. over a contract to purchase Ripple's digital currency XRP, according to a lawsuit filed in the Delaware Chancery Court on Friday.

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Your Money: How to live in a world where your data is not secure

NEW YORK(Reuters) - If you were not yet convinced that your personal data was at risk from cyber thieves, the latest breach of 143 million consumer records at credit bureau Equifax should scare you...

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Murray's advice to Ryan: 'Follow your heart' on DACA

Calling President Trump's decision to end DACA, "appalling," Sen. Patty Murray, the third-ranking Democrat in the US Senate, challenged Republican leaders to defy party orthodoxy by voting on a permanent legislative solution to help the children of undocumented immigrants who were brought the United States by their parents.

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Serbia's largest power plant to start clean-up to meet EU standards

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia's power utility EPS and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems signed a 167 million euro ($201 million) deal on Friday to help reduce gas emissions and meet European Union standards at Serbia's largest coal-fired power plant.

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Trump urges Republicans to start tax reform immediately: Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged fellow Republicans on Friday to begin work on tax reform legislation immediately, exhorting them to hurry up after two days in which he stunned members of his party with overtures to opposition Democrats.

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Florida, Mexico, Stephen King: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Fresh China worries hit Hyundai, suppliers even as plant restarts

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in Hyundai Motor and its suppliers slid on Friday on fresh worries over their position in China after highly critical state newspaper comments, even as the South Korean automaker managed to get a Chinese car plant restarted.

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Europe Edition: Hurricane Irma, Emmanuel Macron, ‘Brexit’: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Most South Koreans doubt the North will start a war: poll

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has ratcheted up international tension and fear with its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday, but South Koreans feel increasingly doubtful it would start a war, a poll showed on Friday.

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Florida air travel starts to shut down ahead of Irma

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Ex-U.S. Presidents Start Fund to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

The campaign, One America Appeal, is expected to expand to help people affected by Hurricane Irma, which is expected to hit Florida this weekend.

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For DACA Recipients, Losing Protection and Work Permits Is Just the Start

The rollback of the DACA program could disrupt many other aspects of immigrants’ lives, like health care, financial aid and driver’s licenses.

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Germany's FDP party leader 'can't imagine' three-way coalition

BERLIN (Reuters) - Christian Lindner, leader of Germany's pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP), distanced himself from a possible three-way coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the pro-environment Greens after the Sept. 24 election.

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Caribbean, Florida, Patriots: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

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

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Katrina Lenk Can Quietly Break Your Heart

Ms. Lenk, who will reprise her role in “The Band’s Visit” on Broadway, has mastered the art of delivering equal emotional weight in song or in silence.

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Exclusive: Tennis: World Team Cup with ranking points could start in 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) - The World Team Cup, a men's event offering high prize money and ranking points, could begin as soon as January 2019, sources have said following meetings between tennis stake holders in New York this week.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Hurricane Irma, North Korea, Amazon: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Trilobites: Starting Fires to Unearth How Neanderthals Made Glue

Some 200,000 years ago, Neanderthals used tar to attach handles to tools and weapons. Archaeologists performed experiments to show how they could have made this adhesive.

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For Teachers Working Through DACA, a Bittersweet Start to the School Year

When the Trump Administration canceled the program allowing them to hold their jobs, immigrants with teaching licenses suddenly faced an uncertain future.

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Key West official: Leave or you're on your own

Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi issues a strong warning to residents of Key West, Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches.

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Oil firms as U.S. Gulf refineries restart, dollar softens

LONDON (Reuters) - Brent oil prices firmed on Thursday, hovering near 3-1/2-month highs as U.S. refiners restarting after Tropical Storm Harvey increased their crude processing and the U.S. dollar declined.

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Florida mayor: Stay and you're on your own

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine issued a stern warning to residents and visitors as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida.

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Donald, Chuck and Nancy: The start of a beautiful friendship?

The news that President Trump struck a back-slapping deal with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi (with photo evidence) attaching a three-month debt limit increase to funding for Hurricane Harvey -- followed by remarks on Air Force One just hours later reaffirming his commitment to Dreamers -- prompted speculation that perhaps the President was switching strategy to align himself not with members of his own party, but with Democrats.

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UK's Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill to go

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince George, the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth and third-in-line to the throne, started school on Thursday but without his pregnant mother Kate to support him because she is suffering from severe morning sickness.

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Irma, Facebook, U.S. Open: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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U.S. Open braced for all-American semi-finals party

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Stars and Stripes will be flying proudly over the U.S. Open on women's semi-final Thursday with four Americans stepping into the Arthur Ashe Stadium cauldron chasing a place in the final.

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Europe Edition: Hurricane Irma, Hungary, U.S. Open: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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MOVES-Starbucks' new No.2 starts job by brewing coffee

CHICAGO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Before taking on her new role as Starbucks Corp's second in command, Rosalind Brewer got hands-on experience brewing coffee at company cafes to get an idea how the world's biggest coffee seller could better serve customers.

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Hurricane Irma, DACA, ‘It’: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

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

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Trump, his party: an American odd couple

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Donald Trump spoke to reporters on Air Force One on Wednesday, he went out of his way to praise Democratic congressional leaders he had met earlier at the White House. He failed to mention Mitch McConnell or Paul Ryan, the two leaders of his own Republican party who also took part.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Myanmar, Florida, Vladimir Putin: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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It’s 10 P.M. Do You Know What Apps Your Children Are Using?

A brief primer on the apps, and their minefields, keeping teens and tweens glued to their phones.

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Another look at waste: Belgian startup to print 3D recycled sunglasses

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgium-based start-up is on its way to making the world a bit sunnier, by printing the first 3D sunglasses out of recycled plastic.

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Home Depot, Lowe's start shipping emergency material to Florida ahead of hurricane

CHICAGO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Home improvement retailers Home Depot Inc and Lowe's Inc said on Wednesday they have started shipping emergency material to Florida in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, even as they continue recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

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Teen suspected of starting Oregon wildfire

Oregon State Police have identified a teenager they believe started the raging Eagle Creek Fire that has now merged with another fire, burning 31,000 acres and forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate.

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Analysis: Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial starts today. How much trouble is he actually in?

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez goes on trial today in a federal court in Newark, New Jersey, on charges of bribery in regard to his relationship with a campaign donor. Menendez has, from the start, insisted that he is totally innocent. But how much legal peril is Menendez actually in? I reached out to Thomas Cooke, a former assistant state's attorney and assistant public defender for in Maryland and a longtime member of the Georgetown University faculty. He is currently a distinguished teaching professor in the McDonough School of Business. Our conversation, conducted via email and only lightly edited for flow, is below.

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Hurricane Irma, DACA, Boston Red Sox: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Anderson beats Querrey in last eight to spoil American party

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kevin Anderson spoiled the American party at the U.S. Open when the big-serving South African beat local favorite Sam Querrey 7-6(5) 6-7(9) 6-3 7-6(7) to reach his first grand slam semi-final on Tuesday.

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Europe Edition: ‘Dreamers,’ Irma, Vladimir Putin: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Wal-Mart starts holiday layaway program amid slow toy sales

CHICAGO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has begun its holiday layaway program as it hopes to cash-in early on demand for gifts like toys, which saw slower sales growth industry-wide last December and has struggled to pick up so far this year.

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Exclusive: Cambodia says opposition party could be barred from election

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s government has raised the possibility that the main opposition party could be ruled out of elections if it does not replace its leader, Kem Sokha, who has been charged with treason.

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Brazil Congress advances bill to curb party proliferation

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's lower house of Congress on Tuesday gave initial approval to a bill to reduce the huge array of political parties that have made it hard to govern the country and contributed to corruption.

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Musk wants to solve your traffic troubles

Elon Musk's The Boring Company has released a computer-generated video showing a network of underground tunnels for cars.

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DACA, North Korea, Rohingya: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

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

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Myanmar, Vladimir Putin: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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Deutsche Boerse invests in U.S. 'regtech' startup: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse Group has participated in a $5 million equity investment in RegTek.Solutions Inc, a U.S. startup providing software to help financial firms comply with trading regulations, according to a source familiar with the situation.

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BRIEF-ExxonMobil says Baytown restart activities continue, pipelines beginning to transport fuels

* Says Baytown restart activities continue, pipelines beginning to transport fuels

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UPDATE 1-U.S. gasoline prices climb as refineries gradually restart

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - U.S. retail gasoline prices climbed on Tuesday, even as oil refineries rumbled back into service after Hurricane Harvey disrupted operations along the Texas coast.

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Cambodia raises possibility opposition party could be ruled out of election

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s government has raised the possibility that the main opposition party could be ruled out of elections if it does not replace its leader, Kem Sokha, who has been charged with treason.

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U.S. gasoline prices climb as refineries gradually restart

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - U.S. retail gasoline prices climbed Tuesday, even as oil refineries rumbled back into service after Hurricane Harvey disrupted operations along the Texas coast.

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U.S. crude rises, gasoline falls as refineries restart

SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday and gasoline fell as the gradual restart of refineries in the Gulf of Mexico that were shut by Hurricane Harvey raised demand for crude and eased fears of a fuel supply crunch.

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North Korea, ‘Dreamers,’ Rohingya: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Flying taxi startup Lilium raises $90 million from Tencent, others

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger "flying taxi", has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, making it one of the best-funded electric aircraft projects to date.

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UPDATE 1-Flying taxi startup Lilium raises $90 mln from Tencent, others

FRANKFURT, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger "flying taxi", has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, making it one of the best-funded electric aircraft projects to date.

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Europe Edition: North Korea, Rohingya, Angela Merkel: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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China's virtual coin fundraising ban just the start of tighter regulations: Yicai

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is poised to further tighten rules on virtual currencies after regulators on Monday banned virtual coin fundraising schemes, Chinese financial news outlet Yicai reported citing sources.

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UPDATE 1-Colonial Pipeline says Line 2 pipeline restarted

NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Colonial Pipeline Co on Monday said it restarted one of its fuel lines shut because of Hurricane Harvey, with another line scheduled to restart on Tuesday.

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Colonial Pipeline says Line 2 pipeline restarted

NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Colonial Pipeline Co , the biggest U.S. fuel system, said it restarted one of its fuel lines on Monday, with another line scheduled to restart on Tuesday.

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Sao Paulo Mayor Doria could quit party for presidential bid

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Presidential hopeful João Doria, the mayor of Brazil's largest city, made it clear on Monday that he is not married to the centrist Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB) and is open to courtship from other parties.