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BRIEF-Sandell says it has acquired a meaningful ownership stake in Barnes & Noble

* Sandell issues letter to Barnes & Noble board of directors board of directors

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Drillisch CEO urges shareholders to approve takeover by United Internet

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chief executive of Drillisch urged shareholders in the German mobile operator to approve an issue of new shares that will trigger a takeover by United Internet in a deal valued at over 8 billion euros ($9.33 billion).

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BRIEF-Alibaba, Paytm in talks to invest about $200 mln for about 20 pct stake in India’s Bigbasket- Bloomberg

* Alibaba and its Indian associate Paytm in talks to invest about $200 million for stake of roughly 20 percent in India’s Bigbasket- Bloomberg, citing sources Source text : https://bloom.bg/2gZdPAp Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Softbank seeks multibillion-dollar stake in Uber- WSJ, citing sources

* Softbank seeks multibillion-dollar stake in Uber- WSJ, citing sources Source text : http://on.wsj.com/2gYLzhr Further company coverage:

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Economy Needs Workers, but Drug Tests Take a Toll

Employers say they are having trouble filling jobs because too many applicants can’t pass screening, a factor depressing the labor participation rate.

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U.S. Navy Plane Takes ‘Evasive Action’ to Avoid Chinese Fighter Jet

A fighter approached the American spy plane from below and then slowed down directly in front, behavior a Pentagon spokesman said was unusual for Chinese pilots.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Democrats take aim at big companies in economic blueprint

WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats unveiled an economic platform on Monday that included plans to address unfair market competition, rising pharmaceuticals costs and stagnant wages.

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BRIEF-Morningstar acquires 40 percent ownership stake in Sustainalytics

* Says announced that Morningstar has acquired a 40 percent ownership stake in Sustainalytics

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BRIEF-Broadfin Capital reports 5.65 pct passive stake in Regulus Therapeutics - ‍​SEC filing

* Broadfin Capital LLC reports 5.65 percent passive stake in Regulus Therapeutics Inc as of July 20, 2017 - ‍​SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vSFqWv) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Parents often make follow-up care mistakes after kids leave hospital

(Reuters Health) - When sick kids leave the hospital, parents often don’t understand what follow-up care is needed or how to give children medicine at home, a research review suggests.

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Charlie Gard's parents give up battle to take son to US

The parents of the terminally ill British baby Charlie Gard have given up their legal fight over treatment for their son.

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Just as German election heats up, Merkel takes holiday break

BERLIN (Reuters) – - With a comfortable lead in opinion polls, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left the stage for a quiet three-week summer holiday shrouded in secrecy - even though just two months remain before the election.

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Samsung takes aim at TSMC with plans to triple chip foundry market share

YONGIN, SOUTH KOREA (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics plans to triple the market share of its contract chip manufacturing business within the next five years by aggressively adding clients, a senior company executive said, as it targets new growth drivers for the chips business.

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Democrats take aim at big companies in economic blueprint

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats are unveiling an economic platform on Monday that they call "A Better Deal" for working Americans by announcing plans to address unfair market competition, rising pharmaceutical costs and stagnant wages.

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Ex-divs to take 2.6 points off FTSE 100 on July 27

LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 2.55 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) SSE 63.9

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Baseball-Astros' Moran taken to hospital with facial injury

(Reuters) - Houston Astros rookie Colin Moran was taken to hospital after fouling a ball off the left side of his face during the sixth inning against Baltimore on Saturday. Playing in just the second game of his Major League career, Moran fouled off a pitch by Baltimore’s Darren O'Day and the ball went straight up and hit him on face.

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Second half goals take USA into Gold Cup final

(Reuters) - The United States breezed into the final of the 2017 Gold Cup after second half goals from Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey secured the hosts' 2-0 win over Costa Rica on Saturday.

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Golf: Nelly Korda, seeking to emulate sister, takes third-round LPGA lead

(The Sports Xchange) - Rookie Nelly Korda used a late flourish to claim a two-stroke lead entering the final round at the Marathon Classic on Saturday in Sylvania, Ohio.

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Golf: Stallings shoots 11-under 60 to take third-round lead in Alabama

(Reuters) - Scott Stallings coped with energy-sapping heat and humidity to card 11-under-par 60 and vault to a one-stroke lead after the third round at the Barbasol Championship in Alabama on Saturday.

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Watch Starbucks customer takes on armed robber

A Starbucks customer in California tried to stop an armed robbery with a metal chair. The suspect was found bleeding nearby and was arrested.

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Watch protesters take over briefing

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges was holding a press conference on when protesters interrupted and called for her resignation.

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Stakes for Exxon in Sanctions Case Go Far Beyond a $2 Million Fine

The oil company, punished for violating sanctions against Russia, is fighting a wider threat to its reputation and the possibility of other sanctions to come.

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Miners call off strike in Peru after deal with government

LIMA (Reuters) - Striking mining workers in Peru agreed to return to work by Monday after the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski promised to name a task force to discuss labor laws with them, the Labor Ministry said on Friday.

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BRIEF-KKR Fund Holdings LP reports 5.5 pct stake in Entellus Medical

* KKR Fund Holdings LP reports 5.5 percent stake in Entellus Medical Inc as of July 13 - SEC filing Source text for Eikon: (http://bit.ly/2ujI08J) Further company coverage:

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Texas Bathroom Bill Has Emotions, and Stakes, Running High

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

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BRIEF-Andrew Jones reports 5.4 pct stake in Wheeler Real Estate Investment

* Andrew Jones reports 5.4 percent stake in Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc as of July 20 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2vt1iZ9 Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Clover Partners LP reports 5.4 pct stake in Bancorp Of New Jersey

* Clover Partners LP reports 5.4 percent stake in Bancorp Of New Jersey Inc as of July 19 - sec filing

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

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

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CNN poll: Most say Trump Jr. shouldn't have taken that meeting

Almost 6 in 10 Americans say President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort should not have taken a meeting last summer with a Russian lawyer who they thought would be providing negative information about Hillary Clinton, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

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Vows: Alex, We’ll Take ‘To Have and to Hold’ for $1,000

For two teachers in a “Jeopardy” tournament, the real prize comes nearly four years after meeting at the show.

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Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies

SOUTHPORT, England (Reuters) - Matt Kuchar claimed the outright lead at the British Open with back-to-back birdies to go six-under par after four holes at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

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Private equity Permira buys stake in Swedish payments firm Klarna

(Reuters) - Private equity group Permira has bought a stake in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly valued tech startups.

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BRIEF-Paysafe says received takeover proposal from funds managed by Blackstone and CVC Capital

* Paysafe Group Plc says that it has received a preliminary, conditional proposal from funds managed by Blackstone and funds managed by CVC Capital partners

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Japan's Mitsui to sell stake in UK's First Hydro

TOKYO, July 21 (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co said on Friday it has agreed to sell its entire 25 percent stake in UK hydro power firm First Hydro to Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. for more than 5 billion yen ($45 million).

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BRIEF-Mitsui & Co to sell stake in UK hydro power firm to Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P.

* Says it plans to sell its entire 25 percent stake in UK hydro power firm First Hydro to Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P.

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Hijab cosplay takes off as Muslim women embrace fan culture

JAKARTA (Reuters) - After donning a blue Cinderella dress, Sind Yanti carefully arranges her pale yellow "hijab", or traditional headscarf, into folds that resemble hair.

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Sao Paulo rideshare rules draw ire of apps, rental agencies

SAO PAULO, July 20 (Reuters) - New rules restricting drivers of out-of-town vehicles from working with ride-hailing services in São Paulo came under fire from technology and rental car executives on Thursday, who threatened to legally challenge the decision in Brazil's biggest city.

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BUZZ-Japan's Mitsui to sell stake in U.K. First Hydro

** Japan's Mitsui & Co said it has agreed to sell its entire 25 percent stake in UK hydro power firm First Hydro to Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P.

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Peru gov't fires special attorney on Odebrecht graft probe

LIMA, July 20 (Reuters) - The government of Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday that it was firing its special counsel in a corruption probe of Brazilian builder Odebrecht, sparking accusations of interference.

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Winning toilet paper gowns offered to brides-in-need

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A toilet paper wedding dress with 1,500 hand-cut butterflies made by a mother of two in her spare time won the $10,000 first prize in a quirky New York fashion competition on...

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Samples taken from Salvador Dali's body to resolve paternity suit

FIGUERAS, Spain (Reuters) - Forensic scientists and legal experts began taking DNA samples from the embalmed body of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali on Thursday to try to resolve a paternity claim.

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Motor racing-Formula One 'halo' is a mistake, says Lauda

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One's decision to introduce a 'halo' cockpit protection device next year is a mistake, according to former champion Niki Lauda.

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Cycling: Barguil happy to take time to end French Tour drought

COL D’IZOARD, France (Reuters) - It is 32 years since French cycling fans had a home hero to cheer as overall winner of the Tour de France, but Warren Barguil showed signs on Thursday that he could be the man to eventually end the victory drought.

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BRIEF-Fairview Capital Investment Management reports 6.4 pct passive stake in Liberty Media

* Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC reports 6.4 percent passive stake in Liberty Media Corp as of July 7 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2ttPKru Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Golden Ocean takes delivery of last of 16 dry bulk vessels ordered

* IT HAS TAKEN DELIVERY OF LAST VESSEL, Q KEEN (TO BE RENAMED GOLDEN KEEN), HENCE ALL 16 VESSELS ARE NOW DELIVERED. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche)

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Continental to buy 8-10 percent stake in mapping firm HERE: Magazin

BERLIN (Reuters) - German car manufacturing supplier Continental is in talks to acquire an 8-10 percent stake in the digital mapping firm HERE which is now controlled by Germany's leading carmakers, Manager Magazin said on Thursday, citing unnamed company sources.

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Cycling: Van Vleuten takes Izoard stage on La Course by Le Tour

COL D'IZOARD, France (Reuters) - Annemiek van Vleuten of the Netherlands attacked four kilometers (2.5 miles) from the finish on Thursday to win the first stage of La Course by Le Tour, the women's race run by Tour de France organizers ASO.

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Germany takes aim at Turkish tourism as rights row escalates

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany warned its citizens to take care when traveling to Turkey and threatened to end corporate investment guarantees, steps which could hurt the Turkish economy, in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists.

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BRIEF-Saudi Aramco weighing buyout of Jadwa's stake in Luberef - Bloomberg,citing sources

* Saudi Aramco is weighing a buyout of partner Jadwa Investment Co's stake in refining company,Luberef - Bloomberg,citing sources Source https://bloom.bg/2uCqKhk

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Woman retakes vacation pics in same spots 30 years later

Bolt, Usain nytimes.com

Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride

Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom.

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Guangdong leader strengthened in China leadership stakes as rival party boss ousted

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Hu Chunhua, the Communist Party boss of China's southern economic powerhouse of Guangdong has long been considered a rising political star. Now, the surprise dismissal of a key regional rival may well have bolstered that image.

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European shares ride global equity wave, ECB policy meeting eyed

LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - European shares extended their gains in early deals on Thursday, lifted by buoyant global markets, hours ahead of a highly anticipated policy meeting at the European central bank.

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Nikkei rides global rally; Topix's market cap hits near 2-year high

TOKYO, July 20 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Thursday, with the main board's market capitalization hitting nearly two-year highs as investors stayed upbeat after global stocks rallied.

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UPDATE 1-Clariant says White Tale Holdings raises stake above 10 percent

July 20 (Reuters) - Activist investor Keith Meister's Corvex hedge fund and New York's 40 North have raised their stake in Clariant beyond 10 percent, the Swiss chemicals maker said on Thursday. "White Tale Holdings now hold a stake in excess of 10 percent (in Clariant)," the specialty chemicals maker said in a statement.

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Nikkei rides global rally but banks underperform

TOKYO, July 20 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Thursday, with investor sentiment staying bright after record highs on Wall Street.

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Peru's jailed ex-leader Fujimori backs son as opposition splits

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's imprisoned ex-president Alberto Fujimori backed his son on Wednesday for "building bridges" with the government of centrist President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, and issued a rare rebuke to the opposition party led by his daughter that now controls Congress.

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L3 Technologies CEO to retire, COO to take over

(Reuters) - Aerospace communication systems provider L3 Technologies Inc said on Wednesday that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael Strianese would retire and Christopher Kubasik, who is currently the chief operating officer (COO), would succeed him.

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Qualcomm's profit forecast disappoints as Apple battle takes toll

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc forecast fourth-quarter profit below analysts' estimates as the company's escalating patent battle with Apple Inc continues to take a toll on its licensing business.

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UPDATE 2-Qualcomm's profit forecast disappoints as Apple battle takes toll

July 19 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc forecast fourth-quarter profit below analysts' estimates as the company's escalating patent battle with Apple Inc continues to take a toll on its licensing business.

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BRIEF-Van Berkom & Associates reports a 4.85 pct passive stake in DXP Enterprises as of June 30 - SEC Filing

* Van Berkom & Associates Inc reports a 4.85 percent passive stake in Dxp Enterprises Inc as of June 30, 2017 - SEC Filing Source text: [http://bit.ly/2uKAkiF] Further company coverage:

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Florida man settles SEC insider trading charges over Apple takeover

July 19 (Reuters) - A Florida man has agreed to pay $278,773 to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission insider trading charges stemming from Apple Inc's purchase of his employer, mobile security company AuthenTec Inc.

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When white lives are at stake, society takes notice

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UPDATE 2-Peru miners start nationwide strike; govt sees little output impact

LIMA, July 19 (Reuters) - Unionized workers at mines in Peru, the world's second-biggest copper producer, started an indefinite, nationwide strike on Wednesday to protest the government's proposed labor reforms, the head of a federation of mining unions said on Wednesday.

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Audi under fire in China for ad comparing used cars with brides

BEIJING (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker Audi AG has come under fire from consumers in China for an advert that compared buying a second-hand car to checking out a bride-to-be.

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Officer who killed bride-to-be refuses to talk

A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Justine Ruszczyk has exercised his constitutional right not to speak to state investigators, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said.

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Swimming: Twichell takes first U.S. gold of Budapest worlds

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Ashley Twichell won the U.S. swimming team's first gold medal of the Budapest world championships on Wednesday with victory in the women's five km open water event.

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India's top court to decide on right to privacy, but much more at stake

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday to determine whether individual privacy is a fundamental right protected by the constitution, in a ruling legal scholars say will have far-reaching consequences.

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Jane Austen takes pride of place on Britain's new plastic tenner

WINCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The Bank of England unveiled its first plastic 10 pound note on Tuesday, which features 19th century British novelist Jane Austen and will be available to the public from September.

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BRIEF-Microsoft, Baidu partner to take development, adoption of autonomous driving worldwide

* Microsoft, Baidu Inc announce plans to partner to take technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide

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China says it won't take any more foreign garbage

GENEVA (Reuters) - China notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday that it would stop accepting shipments of rubbish such as waste plastic and paper as part of a campaign against "foreign garbage".

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Banks overtake tech stocks as top overweight sector: BAML poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks overtook tech stocks as the most overweight global sector in July, according to a copy of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's fund manager poll seen by Reuters, with 'long...

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Sports of The Times: Tour de France Analysis From Its Most Infamous Rider: Lance Armstrong

Love him or loathe him, Armstrong’s race commentary is informed and honest and sometimes witty.

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Strong earthquake strikes off Peru, no tsunami risk seen

LIMA (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peru’s Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami.

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UPDATE 1-Strong earthquake strikes off Peru, no tsunami risk seen

LIMA, July 18 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peru’s Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami.

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Undersea earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude strikes off Peru: USGS

(Reuters) - An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Toshiba shares surge after Greenlight stake, U.S. court hearing

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp shares jumped on Tuesday after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and after Western Digital Corp did not gain an immediate injunction to block the $18 billion sale of the Japanese conglomerate's chip unit.

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BRIEF-Onset V LP reports 8.97 pct passive stake in Inuvo Inc as of July 5 - SEC Filing

* Onset V LP reports 8.97 percent passive stake in Inuvo Inc as of July 5 - SEC Filing Source text: [http://bit.ly/2u2mepW] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Marinus Pharmaceuticals says James Flynn reports 9.98 percent passive stake in Marinus as of July 14, 2017 - sec filing

* James E. Flynn reports a 9.98 percent passive stake in Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc as of July 14, 2017 - Sec Filing Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Lucid Motors considering sale after early-stage takeover talks with Ford - Bloomberg

* Lucid Motors is raising a new round of financing; Co also considering an outright sale after holding early-stage takeover talks with Ford - Bloomberg Source text - https://bloom.bg/2t9qkuR (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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BRIEF-Alpha Capital Anstalt reports 5.95 percent passive stake in NXT-ID Inc

* Alpha Capital Anstalt reports 5.95 percent passive stake in NXT-ID Inc as of July 10 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2uw4Tb5 Further company coverage:

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U.S. court upholds Takeda patent on cancer drug Velcade

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday that a patent on Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's cancer treatment Velcade is valid, pushing back the date when generic drug makers including Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Mylan NV will be allowed to launch lower-cost versions of the drug in the United States.

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BRIEF-Golden Ocean Group says taken delivery of one vessel, Q Deb​

* Announce that it has taken delivery of one vessel, Q Deb​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Amazon cooks up plans to take on Blue Apron

Blue Apron shares plunged as much as 11% on Monday following news that Amazon filed to trademark a prepared food-kit service.

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BRIEF-Washington Co to start talks with Canada gov't on Dominion takeover

* Washington Co, whose takeover bid has been accepted by Canada's Dominion Diamond, will continue search for new Dominion CEO, no timeline, Washington president Lawrence Simkins says

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Afghan forces retake district in southern province of Helmand

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have retaken a southern district from the Taliban as part of a drive to weaken the insurgents' hold on Helmand province and push them back from around its capital, Lashkar Gah, officials said on Monday.

Lima (Peru) nytimes.com

Paraglide Over Peru in 360

Take a ride in 360 degrees with the paraglider Ricardo Mares, who is a regular over Lima’s cliffs.

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ISIS brides flee as noose tightens on terror group

They tell stories that their lives depend upon. All insist they were shocked and appalled when they learned what ISIS was really like. They are the former brides of ISIS fighters -- once lured into living in the so-called caliphate -- now stuck between the militants' crumbling stronghold and home countries that most likely don't want them back.

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Uber suspends ride-sharing services in Macau

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal scrutiny in many Asian markets.

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UPDATE 1-Uber suspends ride-sharing services in Macau

HONG KONG, July 17 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal scrutiny in many Asian markets.

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MidEast ride-hailing firm Careem buys stake in Egyptian transport start-up

DUBAI (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Careem, a Middle East rival to Uber Technologies Inc, has bought a minority stake in a three-month-old Egyptian start-up that connects commuters with private buses in Cairo.

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Oaktree takes stake in Australian driller DDH1

July 16 (Reuters) - Oaktree Capital Management placed an investment stake in Australian drilling services company DDH1 Drilling Pty Ltd, the drilling company announced in a statement on Sunday.

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Hingis and Murray take mixed doubles title

LONDON (Reuters) - Martina Hingis marked the 20th anniversary of her sole Wimbledon singles crown by teaming up with Britain's Jamie Murray to win the mixed doubles title on Sunday.

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Collins takes issue with VP on Medicaid

Sen. Susan Collins responds to the Vice President's comments that the Senate health care bill will strengthen and secure Medicaid.

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Peru leader's approval falls amid battle with opposition: poll

LIMA (Reuters) - The approval rating of Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski fell this month amid a bitter political battle with the opposition that saw the resignation of his economy minister, according to a poll released on Sunday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Goes on Attack as Russia Revelations Appear to Take Toll

During a weekend of watching golf in New Jersey, the president used Twitter to defend his son and excoriate Hillary Clinton and the news media.

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Belgium should take frigate out of migration mission off Libya: minister

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium should withdraw its frigate from an EU mission to break up human trafficking networks near Libya because the presence of such vessels encouraged migrants to make the perilous journey across the central Mediterranean, the migration minister said.

Asylum, Right of nytimes.com

After Terrible Loss, Refugees Take Hold of Their Future in Canada

Two Ghanaian refugees lost nearly all their fingers —all but one thumb — to frostbite while fleeing the United States. Six months later, they’ve both been accepted in Canada.

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Golf: Feng, with long-awaited birdie, takes 54-hole lead at U.S. Women's Open

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (Reuters) - Shanshan Feng snapped a run of 23 consecutive pars with a birdie at the 18th hole to reclaim a one-stroke lead after Saturday's third round at the U.S. Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club.

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Syrian army takes more oil fields from Islamic State in Raqqa and eastern desert

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army backed by heavy Russian air strikes seized a string of oil wells in southwest Raqqa province on Saturday, as retreating Islamic State militants battle to defend their remaining territory in the country.

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Muguruza blows away Venus to take first Wimbledon crown

LONDON (Reuters) - An inspired Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title on Saturday, blowing away in-form American Venus Williams 7-5 6-0 with arguably the performance of her career after tight and tense early exchanges.

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Greenlight Capital takes stake in Toshiba, says its funds fell 4 percent in second quarter

(Reuters) - Hedge fund Greenlight Capital said on Friday that it had added a stake in Toshiba Corp as it expects the stock to rise once the Japanese company resolves uncertainties around its bankrupt Westinghouse unit and the sale of its memory business.

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Greenlight Capital takes stake in Toshiba, says its funds fell 4 pct in Q2

July 14 (Reuters) - Hedge fund Greenlight Capital said on Friday that it had added a stake in Toshiba Corp as it expects the stock to rise once the Japanese company resolves uncertainties around its bankrupt Westinghouse unit and the sale of its memory business.

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Peru's ex-presidents Humala and Fujimori, old foes, share prison

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's former left-leaning President Ollanta Humala, ordered to spend 18 months in pre-trial detention, was moved on Friday to a prison built for his longtime foe ex-autocratic leader Alberto Fujimori.

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BRIEF-Greenlight Capital took a new stake in Toshiba Corp during Q2 - Bloomberg

* Greenlight Capital, the hedge fund firm led by David Einhorn, took a new stake in Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp during Q2 - Bloomberg Source text - https://bloom.bg/2tosDd5 (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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BRIEF-Coeur Mining reports 6.23 pct passive stake in Corvus Gold

* Coeur Mining Inc reports 6.23 percent passive stake in Corvus Gold Inc as of July 6 - SEC filing Source: (http://bit.ly/2sZRILS) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Intracoastal Capital reports 8.3 pct passive stake in Celsion

* Intracoastal Capital Llc reports 8.3 percent passive stake in Celsion Corp as of July 6 - SEC filing Source: (http://bit.ly/2vlTnMo) Further company coverage:

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Brides panic as bridal chain shuts stores across country

Wedding planning is tough. For hundreds of women, it just got a lot tougher.

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Peru president urges fair trial for predecessor

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's president urged a speedy trial of his jailed predecessor Ollanta Humala on Friday, as an ongoing graft scandal tests the Andean nation's political establishment and its judicial system.

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BRIEF-Keenan Capital LLC lowers passive stake in AppFolio to 3.4 pct from 8.5 pct

* Keenan Capital LLC reports 3.4 pct passive stake in AppFolio Inc as of July 11 versus 8.5 percent passive stake as of Dec 31, 2016 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2urGnbZ) Further company coverage:

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White House official takes issue with judge's travel ban ruling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday took issue with a judge's ruling that said President Donald Trump's travel ban cannot be applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies.

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GRAPHIC-Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

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North Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if U.N. adopts sanctions

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it will take "corresponding measures" if the U.N. Security Council adopts another sanctions resolution in response to the North's test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week.

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BRIEF-Altice to acquire 94.7% stake in Media Capital SGPS

* TO ACQUIRE PRISA'S 94.7% STAKE IN MEDIA CAPITAL SGPS, SA ("MEDIA CAPITAL")

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Review: The Greatest of Danes, as Oscar Isaac Takes On ‘Hamlet’

Sam Gold’s funny and heartbreaking production treats Shakespeare’s daunting masterpiece with disarming familiarity.

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Peru judge orders ex-President Humala jailed before trial

LIMA (Reuters) - A Peruvian judge on Thursday ordered the Andean nation's former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia to be jailed for up to 18 months while prosecutors prepare formal money laundering charges against them.

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Steve Israel: Most people would NOT have taken that meeting

At Thursday's press conference in Paris, President Trump said that "most people would've taken that meeting" with Natalia Veselnitskaya, described in bombshell emails released by Donald Trump Jr. as a "Russian government attorney" who was offering dirt on Hillary Clinton.

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Vanguard CIO Buckley to take over as CEO from McNabb on Jan. 1

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group, the world's largest mutual fund manager, said on Thursday Chief Executive Bill McNabb will step down at year end and be replaced by Chief Investment Officer Tim...

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UPDATE 1-Vanguard CIO Buckley to take over as CEO from McNabb on Jan. 1

BOSTON, July 13 (Reuters) - Vanguard Group, the world's largest mutual fund manager, said on Thursday Chief Executive Bill McNabb will step down at year end and be replaced by Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley, betting on the internal successor to oversee rapid growth.

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BRIEF-Man Group Plc reports 5.01 pct passive stake in Commercial Vehicle Group as of July 3, 2017

* Man Group Plc reports a 5.01 percent passive stake in commercial vehicle group inc as of July 3, 2017 -sec filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2ujUfnH) Further company coverage:

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Vanguard CIO Buckley to take over as CEO from McNabb Jan. 1

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group, the world's largest mutual fund manager, said on Thursday Chief Executive Bill McNabb will step down at the end of the year and be replaced by Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley, betting on the internal successor to oversee rapid growth.

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Paul Ryan takes up women's right to bare their arms on the Hill

House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that he is working with the Sergeant at Arms to "modernize" the dress code in parts of the Capitol building.

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U.N.experts tell Peru to halt oil talks until pollution remedied

LIMA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights experts on Thursday called on Peru to suspend negotiations on a new contract for a large oilfield in the Amazon until past pollution was cleaned up and the rights of indigenous groups respected.

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BRIEF-Jana Partners has taken a stake in Zimmer Biomet - Bloomberg

* Jana Partners has taken a stake in Zimmer Biomet Holdings and held talks with Zimmer about potential strategic changes - Bloomberg, citing sources Further company coverage:

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Jimmy Carter taken for observation after suffering from dehydration

Former President Jimmy Carter grew dehydrated and was taken for observation Thursday after "working in the hot sun" in Canada, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford said in a statement, adding that the 39th president is "okay."

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Mother’s soda intake during pregnancy tied to child’s obesity risk

Pregnant women who drink non-diet sodas during pregnancy are more likely to have kids who carry extra body fat by age 7, researchers say.

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Many hold mistaken beliefs about reducing risks of cigarette smoking

Mistaken beliefs about behaviors that could reduce the risks of cigarette smoking are most common among those most vulnerable to the harmful effects of smoking, U.S. researchers say.

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Bardet takes Tour stages as Aru claims yellow jersey

PEYRAGUDES, France (Reuters) - Frenchman Romain Bardet won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, a 214.5-km trek from Pau.

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6 that take opulence to a new level

Nothing succeeds like excess, as Oscar Wilde so rightly said.

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Britain takes step toward Brexit with repeal bill

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain published legislation on Thursday to sever political, financial and legal ties with the European Union, an important step toward Brexit but one which the opposition said it would challenge.

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BRIEF-‍PVAM Perlus Microcap Fund reports a 5.02 pct passive stake in Universal Technical Institute Inc

* ‍PVAM Perlus Microcap Fund L.P. reports a 5.02 percent passive stake in Universal Technical Institute Inc as of July 7 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2thGwcP) Further company coverage:

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EU takes Poland to court over logging in Bialowieza Forest

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission demanded Poland cut back logging in its ancient Bialowieza Forest, saying it would refer the country to Europe's highest court over the issue.

Uber Technologies Inc nytimes.com

Uber and Yandex, a Russian Ride-Hailing Rival, Opt to Share the Road

The competitors have decided to stop battling for market share and instead operate jointly in a handful of Eastern European countries.

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Climate change may hinder aircraft takeoffs in years ahead: study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Extreme heat over the next several decades will make it more difficult for full planes to get off the ground, requiring airlines to offload fuel, cargo and at times even passengers to manage smooth takeoffs, according to a study by a research unit of Columbia University released on Thursday.

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Qatar Airways to go ahead with American Airlines stake buy despite codeshare ending

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar Airways Chief Executive said on Thursday the airline still planned to buy a stake in American Airlines despite the U.S. carrier ending a code-share agreement between the two companies.

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Stakes are high for Luc Besson's intergalactic leap into 'Valerian'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Introducing a brand new multi-million dollar intergalactic adventure film based on a French comic book strip during a summer box office dominated by superheroes and sequels may be considered a big risk to take by an independent filmmaker.

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UPDATE 1-American Airlines says Qatar Airways refiles for clearance to buy stake

July 12 (Reuters) - American Airlines Inc said on Wednesday that state-owned Qatar Airways has revised its antitrust filing with U.S. regulators seeking clearance to buy up to a 10 percent stake in the U.S. carrier, but there were no details provided on the new filing.

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BRIEF-IC Potash says ‍pursuing a lawsuit to unwind dilutive financing undertaken by Cartesian Capital​

* IC Potash Corp - ‍pursuing a lawsuit in state of Colorado to unwind a very dilutive financing undertaken by Cartesian Capital​

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PeruRail suspends train to Machu Picchu due to protests

LIMA (Reuters) - PeruRail, which takes hundreds of thousands of visitors annually to the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, said on Wednesday it would suspend train service for two days as protests hindered regional transportation.

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Kittel takes fifth victory in this year's Tour de France

PAU, France (Reuters) - German Marcel Kittel claimed his fifth victory in this year's Tour de France when he won the 11th stage, a 203.5km ride from Eymet on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 2-Germany sets EU tone with tighter curbs on foreign takeovers

* Need to balance curbs with hunger for investment (Adds quotes, context)

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SK Hynix CEO's stake stand off muddies Toshiba chip sale

SEOUL (Reuters) - SK Hynix Inc still wants an equity stake in Toshiba Corp's chip unit, it said on Wednesday, complicating a bid for the business by a consortium it is part of.

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Amelia Earhart mystery: Photo taken too early to be her

A newly discovered photo which was claimed to hold the key to the 80-year-old mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart's disappearance may have been published two years before she vanished, new evidence suggests.

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Tokyo stocks drop before Yellen testimony; exporters take breather

* US political news has limited impact on Japan market -analyst

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What does it take to medal at the Olympics?

Olympic medalists sit down with CNN to spill their secrets for success, ranging from longtime superstitions to bizarre breakfasts.

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Peru president and opposition leader 'optimistic' after meeting

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and the leader of the powerful opposition party that controls Congress expressed optimism that they can work together after holding a rare, two-hour meeting on Tuesday aimed at easing political hostilities.

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BRIEF-AGT Food and Ingredients announces equity stake in canest Transit Inc and terminal facility

* Agt Food And Ingredients Inc. Announces equity stake in canest transit inc. And terminal facility

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Peru attorney general seeks detention for ex-President Humala

LIMA (Reuters) - The Peruvian attorney general's office said on Tuesday it was seeking pre-trial detention for former President Ollanta Humala, who is under investigation for money laundering over allegations that he took illegal funds from Brazilian builder Odebrecht.

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Cycling - Riders have lost their ability to race, says LeMond

BERGERAC, France (Reuters) - Most of the Tour de France riders have lost their ability to race and their sponsors should be asking for their money back, three-time champion Greg LeMond said on Tuesday as he lashed out against the 'unwritten rules' of cycling.

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BRIEF-Golden Ocean Group says has taken delivery of additional one vessel

* Says that it has taken delivery of additional one vessel, Q Jake Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Airline had applicants take pregnancy test

After it was slapped with a fine, Spain's Iberia Airlines has decided it won't ask female job applicants to take a test to prove they're not pregnant.

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Defensives drag European shares lower, Pearson drops after stake sale

* Staffing companies hit by Deutsche Bank downgrades (Recasts, adds detail, updates prices at close)

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Wiz Khalifa takes YouTube top spot

Wiz Khalifa's video "See You Again" featuring singer Charlie Puth hit nearly 2.9 billion views on YouTube on Tuesday morning, taking the top spot from Psy, the Korean pop star behind the previous record holder "Gangnam Style."

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Exclusive: China's Legend in talks to buy stake in Luxembourg bank BIL - source

HONG KONG/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - China's Legend Holdings Corp is in talks on a potential investment in Qatari-owned Banque Internationale a Luxembourg (BIL), a person with knowledge of the matter told...

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BRIEF-Golden Ocean takes delivery of dry bulk vessel from Quintana Shipping

* Reference is made to the stock exchange notice dated March 14, 2017 where Golden Ocean Group Limited announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire 16 modern dry bulk vessels in an all-share transaction where the Company will issue in aggregate 17.8 million consideration shares

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BlackRock takes options to calm Brexit nerves despite pound positivity

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, is taking some exposure to the pound through options markets for fear of what months of messy Brexit talks may bring, although it maintains the currency is fairly valued.

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California Today: California Today: Baby Falcons Take Flight in Berkeley

Tuesday: Peregrine falcons take up residence in Berkeley, a “civil war” among state Democrats, and pondering California’s undiscovered treasures.

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Families take a risky road trip to save health care

Angéla Lorio and Jessica Michot turned their faces toward the summer sky. They stood side-by-side on the front steps of the Republican National Committee building in Washington on Monday and took deep breaths.

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Pearson to sell 22 percent stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Pearson has agreed to sell a 22 percent stake in book publisher Penguin Random House to joint venture partner Bertelsmann for around $1 billion to bolster its balance sheet and return cash to shareholders.

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U.N.'s de Mistura: Syrian Kurds should take part in drafting new constitution - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syria's Kurds should not be ignored, and their representatives must be allowed to take part in drafting the country's new constitution, U.N. envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura told RIA news agency in an interview published on Tuesday.

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Miners, banks lift European shares; Pearson jumps after Penguin stake sale

LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - European shares made modest gains for a second session on Tuesday as strength among miners and banks lent a helping hand. The pan-European STOXX 600 edged up 0.3 percent, in line with euro zone stocks and blue-chips, in muted trading punctuated by early earnings updates and more corporate dealmaking activity.

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UPDATE 1-Pearson to sell 22 pct stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann

LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Britain's Pearson has agreed to sell a 22 percent stake in book publisher Penguin Random House to joint venture partner Bertelsmann for around $1 billion to bolster its balance sheet and return cash to shareholders.

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Pearson sells 22 percent stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann

LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Britain's Pearson has agreed to sell a 22 percent stake in the book publisher Penguin Random House to joint venture partner Bertelsmann for around $1 billion to bolster its balance sheet and return cash to shareholders.

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BRIEF-Insight Holdings Group reports 17.3 pct stake in Tintri Inc as of July 10

* Insight Holdings Group LLC reports 17.3 percent stake in Tintri Inc as of July 10 - sec filing

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BRIEF-Cornerstone says Eminence Capital reports 5.4 pct passive stake in company

* Eminence Capital LP reports 5.4 pct passive stake in Cornerstone Ondemand Inc as of June 29 - sec filing Source: (http://bit.ly/2ubcZGR) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Shapiro Capital Management reports 9.76 pct passive stake in FireEye

* Shapiro Capital Management LLC reports 9.76 percent passive stake in FireEye Inc as on June 30, 2017 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2u1cAGg) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Brown Capital Management LLC reports 7.56 pct passive stake in Cardiovascular Systems

* Brown Capital Management LLC reports 7.56 percent passive stake in Cardiovascular Systems Inc as of June 30 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2u638Ru Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Capital Research Global Investors reports 1.9 pct passive stake in Juniper Networks - ‍​SEC filing

* Capital Research Global Investors Reports 1.9 percent passive stake in Juniper Networks Inc as of June 30, 2017 - ‍​SEC filing

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Japan calls on Russia to take bigger role on North Korean threat

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Japan and its international allies will push for Russia to do more to rein North Korea's nuclear ambitions, a Japanese official said during a visit to Denmark on Monday.

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Tesla takes on auto nonprofit after safety test

After not being awarded the "Top Pick Plus" award for the Tesla Model S, the company responded with a rare statement criticizing the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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BRIEF-FMR LLC reports 44.88 pct passive stake of class A common stock in Blue Apron Holdings

* FMR LLC reports 44.88 percent passive stake of class A common stock in Blue Apron Holdings Inc as of june 30 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2v3DHgF Further company coverage:

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Amazon takes on Best Buy's Geek Squad

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IOC determined to see North Korea take part in Winter Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Monday it is working hard to make sure North Korea takes part in next year's Winter Olympics in neighboring South Korea, despite political tensions in the region.

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Siemens takes legal action over turbines in Crimea: source

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens has taken legal action to prevent the installation of its electricity turbines in Crimea, a region subject to EU sanctions for energy technology, a company source with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday.

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Roche, Shire court fight underscores high stakes in hemophilia

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's bid to muscle in on Shire's share of the $11 billion hemophilia drug market took a new, contentious turn this weekend when the British drugmaker won a court injunction against how the Swiss drugmaker talks about its new medicine.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Lawmakers Question Trump’s Stake in Subsidized Housing Complex

Two Democrats are demanding information about potential conflicts of interest, saying the president could profit from decisions made by the housing department.

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Soccer-Tottenham scotch talk of Facebook-backed takeover

LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur have said they are not in takeover talks in response to a British media report that a potential buyer backed by Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg is considering a 1 billion pounds ($1.29 billion) bid.

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Investors up stakes in Apache betting share price could double: Barron's

(Reuters) - Apache Corp could be worth double its current stock price, some investors say, as strong management and sizeable assets have gotten a number of fund managers to place big bets on the Houston-based oil and gas producer, Barron's reported on Sunday.

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Investors up stakes in Apache betting share price could double -Barron's

July 9 (Reuters) - Apache Corp could be worth double its current stock price, some investors say, as strong management and sizeable assets have gotten a number of fund managers to place big bets on the Houston-based oil and gas producer, Barron's reported on Sunday.

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Republicans deride Trump's idea for cyber security unit with Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and Russia's president had discussed forming a cyber security unit, an idea harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted after its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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U.S.-Russian ceasefire takes effect in southwest Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire deal for southwestern Syria took effect at noon (0900 GMT) on Sunday, the latest international attempt at peacemaking in the six-year war.

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Foreign doctors say sick Chinese dissident Liu can be taken overseas

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ailing Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo wants to go to either Germany or the United States for treatment and can be moved safely but it needs to happen soon, two foreign doctors who visited him said on Sunday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Ivanka Trump Briefly Takes Her Father’s Seat at the Table. Outrage Follows.

Ms. Trump, who had been sitting in the back during a session at the Group of 20 summit meeting, momentarily joined the main table when President Trump stepped out.

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Tennis: Sure-footed Raonic strides into second week of Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) - Milos Raonic changes his shoes, sometimes twice, during his matches at Wimbledon to avoid slips and the big Canadian maintained his sure-footed progress to stride into the fourth round on Saturday.

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Trump says may take a while for U.S., China to deal with North Korea

HAMBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said it may take time to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions, but expressed confidence that Washington and Beijing could eventually do so.

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EDF not involved in French government stake sales: source

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - French utility EDF would not be part of the French government's plan to sell 10 billion euros ($11.40 billion) worth of state assets to finance projects geared toward innovation, a source close to EDF's management said on Saturday.

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Trump's mistake with Putin

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Dimitrov gets easy ride into Wimbledon fourth round

LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov enjoyed an easy one-hour workout to reach the Wimbledon fourth round on Saturday after his opponent, Dudi Sela, became the ninth player to retire from the men's draw.

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Federer and Djokovic take centre stage again

LONDON (Reuters) - Centre Court fans at Wimbledon will be hoping to see a bit more of Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer on Saturday when they play back-to-back third round matches.

Baseball nytimes.com

As More Teams Host Gay Pride Events, Yankees Remain a Holdout

The rainbow flag has flown for events at almost every ballpark in the major leagues, where thematic promotions to draw fans are part of the culture.

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Nations take a step away from the threat of nuclear annihilation

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Peruvians set to protest against possible pardon for jailed Fujimori

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvians prepared for protests on Friday to pressure President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski against pardoning the country's former leader Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for human rights violations.

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BRIEF-Low Mei Chiek reports 14.80 pct passive stake in Moxian Inc as of June 26

* Low Mei Chiek reports 14.80 percent passive stake in Moxian inc as of June 26 - sec filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2uTMl1n) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Harvard Bioscience says First Light Asset Management reports 10.3 pct passive stake in Harvard - SEC Filing

* First Light Asset Management Reports 10.3 Pct Passive Stake In Harvard Bioscience Inc As of june 30 - SEC Filing Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Tillerson finally takes center stage

For the first time since taking office, it appears that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is taking center stage on several foreign policy fronts, accompanying President Donald Trump to the G20 and a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, ahead of his own key solo trips to Ukraine, Turkey and Kuwait.

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BRIEF-Man Group Plc reports 5.02 pct passive stake in RPX as of June 27, 2017

* Man Group Plc reports 5.02 percent passive stake in rpx corp as of june 27, 2017 - sec filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2tz1x4n) Further company coverage:

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LendingClub gets unsolicited offer from IEG for 9.99 pct stake

July 7 (Reuters) - LendingClub Corp said it had received an unsolicited offer from IEG Holdings Corp to buy a 9.99 percent stake in the online lender.

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BRIEF-Rock Springs Capital Management reports 6.8 pct passive stake in Mersana Therapeutics as of June 28, 2017

* Rock Springs Capital Management LP reports a 6.8 percent passive stake in Mersana Therapeutics Inc as of June 28, 2017 - sec filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2uTwTCc) Further company coverage:

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When will hybrids and electric cars take over?

Automakers unveil new vehicles with some kind of electric propulsion each year, but greener cars still have a long way to go to dominate the market.

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BRIEF-Millenmin Ventures Inc updates proposed reverse takeover transaction involving Cuban Golf Resort Development

* Says announces update to the proposed reverse takeover transaction involving a private placement and acquisition of a 49% interest in a Cuban Golf Resort Development