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BRIEF-Gardner Lewis Asset Management reports 5.8 pct stake in Shoretel Inc

* Gardner Lewis Asset Management reports a 5.8 percent stake in Shoretel Inc as of September 11, 2017 - SEC filing​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2w9hNts) Further company coverage:

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Chef asks Michelin to take away his 3 stars

For most chefs, the award of an illustrious Michelin star is a dream come true.

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ICE delays takeover of London's silver benchmark to Oct. 2

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - ICE Benchmark Administration, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will take over as operator of London's silver benchmark on Oct. 2, a week later than planned, the exchange said on Thursday.

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Singapore sovereign fund GIC takes majority stake in hotel near Tokyo Disney Resort

TOKYO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Singapore sovereign fund GIC Pte said on Thursday it had acquired a stake of 51 percent in the Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel near Tokyo Disney Resort for $464 million, one of its largest investments in Japan in recent years.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Fed takes the steam out of emerging markets

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks and currencies fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve confirmed it would reverse its stimulus programme from next month and stick to rate hike plans.

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What is at stake for Uber in U.S. bribery probe?

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. bribery investigation at ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will likely go on for a year or more and could lead to snowballing legal and compliance costs if lawyers find systemic problems.

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UPDATE 2-Western Digital takes legal step to stop Toshiba memory investment

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp filed its latest legal action against joint-venture chip partner Toshiba Corp for moving to invest in a new flash memory production line without its help, the U.S. company said on Wednesday.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Western Digital takes legal step to stop Toshiba memory investment

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp filed its latest legal action against joint-venture chip partner Toshiba Corp for moving to invest in a new flash memory production line without its help, the U.S. company said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Alibaba Pictures Group says unit entered deal to sell part stake in Wormhole SG

* Unit entered deal with UCWeb SG, a unit of AGH & unit of Ant Financial

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Western Digital takes legal step to stop Toshiba memory investment

(Reuters) - Western Digital Corp filed its latest legal action against joint-venture chip partner Toshiba Corp for moving to invest in a new flash memory production line without its help, the U.S. company said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Western Digital takes legal step to stop Toshiba memory investment

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp filed its latest legal action against joint-venture chip partner Toshiba Corp for moving to invest in a new flash memory production line without its help, the U.S. company said on Wednesday.

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Indigenous protesters seize oil wells in Peruvian Amazon -chief

LIMA, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Villagers in the Peruvian Amazon have shut down at least 50 oil wells operated by Frontera Energy Corp to protest talks over a new contract even as past pollution lingers, the leader of an indigenous federation said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Thomas H Lee Advisors reports 6.95 pct passive stake in ABM Industries

* Thomas H Lee Advisors LLC reports 6.95 percent passive stake in ABM Industries Inc‍​ as of September 1, 2017 - SEC filing Source text: [http://bit.ly/2xSaQS3] Further company coverage:

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Indian billionaire Agarwal to buy bigger stake in Anglo American

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Volcan Investments, the family trust of diversified miner Vedanta on Thursday said it was increasing its stake in Anglo American.

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Maria hammers an economy that can't take much more

Puerto Rico is years into an economic crisis. Now it's facing a natural disaster.

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Wall St. opens little changed; Fed takes center stage

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened little changed on Wednesday as investors waited for the conclusion of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting for indications of a third interest rate hike this year.

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Rohingya refugees take little heart from speech by Myanmar's Suu Kyi

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they were dismayed by a speech by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in which she condemned rights violations against them but, as far as they could see, offered little hope of them ever going home.

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BRIEF-SFR to be delisted on Oct. 9 as part of Altice takeover -AMF

* SFR shares to be delisted on Oct. 9 as part of its takeover by Altice, says a filing by France's AMF markets watchdog

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T-Mobile U.S. explores takeover of Sprint: source

(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc is exploring taking over rival Sprint Corp in an all-stock deal, after SoftBank Group Corp offered to give up its majority ownership of Sprint, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Thousands on the island take shelter from the 'worst hurricane in modern history in Puerto Rico'

Thousands of Puerto Ricans heeded the calls of government officials and have taken refuge in shelters as the Caribbean island braces for Hurricane Maria's direct hit early Wednesday.

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Live Briefing: At U.N., Global Leaders to Speak After Trump Takes Center Stage

The American president vowed to “destroy” North Korea and condemned Iran, whose president will address the General Assembly.

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Powerful Hurricane Maria lashes St. Croix, takes aim at Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and was headed to Puerto Rico with catastrophic winds and dangerous storm surges.

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UPDATE 4-Activist lifts Clariant stake, aiming to scuttle Huntsman deal

* Clariant reaffirms merger intent (Updates with comment from Huntsman)

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Trump Takes to Twitter to Pan the Emmy Ratings

Politics dominated the awards event, and on Tuesday, the president tweeted that he “was saddened to see how bad the ratings were.”

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Amazon mistakenly sends baby registry emails

The Interior Department is treating its employees to an unconventional addition to its cafeteria -- "Big Buck Hunter Pro."

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Trump's 'Rocket Man' comment takes off

Social media explodes over Trump's "Rocket Man" comment in UN speech. CNN's Jeanne Moos wonders "what would Elton think?"

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UPDATE 1-Australia's Seven Group to buy remaining stake in Coates Hire from Carlyle

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Australia's Seven Group Holdings on Wednesday said it would buy the stake it does not already own in Coates Hire from Carlyle Group LP and minority owners for A$517 million ($414.01 million) to boost its industrial services division.

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Australia's Seven Group to buy remaining stake in Coates Hire from Carlyle

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Australian diversified investment company Seven Group Holdings on Wednesday said it would buy the stake it does not already own in earth-moving equipment provider Coates Hire from Carlyle Group and minority owners for A$513 million ($410.66 million).

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T-Mobile US explores takeover of Sprint: source

(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc is exploring taking over rival Sprint Corp in an all-stock deal, after SoftBank Group Corp offered to give up its majority ownership of Sprint, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Students help refugees with ride-share rickshaws

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BRIEF-Alexander Mitchell reports 5.6 pct passive stake in Echo Global Logistics

* Alexander Mitchell reports 5.6 percent passive stake in Echo Global Logistics Inc ‍​as of Sept 12 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2hdnNyG Further company coverage:

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Peru farmer sues miner Newmont in U.S. court over alleged abuse

LIMA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court over allegations the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a gold project, the environmental group representing her said Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Calamp takes equity stake in ThinxNet GmbH

* Calamp Corp - Calamp has made an equity investment for a minority stake in ThinxNet

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BRIEF-OncoMed CEO Paul Hastings to take medical leave of absence

* OncoMed chairman and CEO, Paul Hastings, to take medical leave of absence

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Taking back control? Britain's May to make high-stakes Brexit speech

LONDON (Reuters) - After months of Brexit talks that have made little progress and deepened rifts in her party, British Prime Minister Theresa May will try this week to put the negotiations on track and reassert her authority.

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Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: media

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed.

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As Warren and Sanders Jockey for Support, One Takes a Road More Traveled

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are taking different paths to win new fans ahead of 2020. The outcome will say much about the Democrats’ future.

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BRIEF-Mudrick Capital Management L.P. reports 15.3 pct stake in Verso Corp as of Sept 18, 2017

* Mudrick Capital Management L.P. reports 15.3 percent stake in Verso Corp as of September 18, 2017 - SEC Filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2hflffJ) Further company coverage:

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Public Health: One Reason to Take the Latest Obamacare Repeal Seriously, and Three Reasons It Could Fail

The political and procedural hurdles are many, but the hunger for victory among Republicans may overcome all.

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Activist lifts Clariant stake, aiming to scuttle Huntsman deal

ZURICH (Reuters) - The activist investor fighting Clariant's planned $20 billion merger with Huntsman Corp has built a 15.1 percent stake in the Swiss chemicals maker, making it the company's biggest shareholder.

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UPDATE 2-Activist lifts Clariant stake, aiming to scuttle Huntsman deal

* Investor says open to joining board of directors (Adds analyst quote, shares, details about shareholders meeting and Clariant talks with investors)

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Activist builds 15.1 percent Clariant stake, fights Huntsman deal

ZURICH (Reuters) - The activist investor fighting Clariant's planned $20 billion merger with Huntsman Corp has built a 15.1 percent stake in the Swiss chemical maker, making it the company's biggest shareholder.

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UPDATE 1-Activist builds 15.1 pct Clariant stake, fights Huntsman deal

* White Tale says has 15.1 pct Clariant stake, biggest shareholder

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Activist has 15.1 pct Clariant stake, fights Huntsman deal

ZURICH, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Activist investor Keith Meister's Corvex hedge fund and New York's 40 North now hold a joint 15.1 percent stake in Clariant, as they push on with their fight against the Swiss chemical maker's planned $20 billion merger with Huntsman Corp.

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Fluoride exposure linked to lower IQ in kids, study says

Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says.

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Peruvian gets 12 years for running fraud out of Trump Building

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Peruvian man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday after he pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of defrauding investors out of more than $1.2 million, using a video pitch that featured the Trump Building in downtown Manhattan, where he had an office.

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BRIEF-Park West Asset Management LLC​ reports 5.2 pct passive stake in Nexstar Media Group as of Sept 7 - SEC Filing

* Park West Asset Management LLC​ reports 5.2 percent passive stake in Nexstar Media Group Inc as of September 7, 2017 - SEC Filing Source text: [http://bit.ly/2xLYESX] Further company coverage:

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Pregnant moms who take folic acid cut autism risk from pesticides

(Reuters Health) - Children whose mothers took folic acid supplements early in their pregnancies were less likely to develop autism, even when the pregnant moms were exposed to pesticides linked to the neurodevelopmental disorder, a new study found.

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Nvidia hits another record high as AI takes centerstage

(Reuters) - Shares of Nvidia Corp touched a record high for the second straight day on Monday following yet another steep increase in the chipmaker's price target by a Wall Street analyst.

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BRIEF-Jimmy Choo shareholders approve takeover by Michael Kors

* General meeting to consider deal with michael kors was held on monday and co's investors voted to approve special resolution Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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What Happens When Marcus Samuelsson Takes Harlem to London?

Inspired by the success of Red Rooster Harlem, the celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson opened a twin restaurant in Shoreditch. But can Harlem be replicated?

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BRIEF-Agellan Commercial Real Investment Trust says got, considered & rejected Sandpiper Group's demand that REIT undertake a substantial reorganization of board​

* Agellan Commercial Real Investment Trust-got, considered & rejected Sandpiper Group's demand that REIT undertake a substantial reorganization of board​

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South Africa's tax service to take legal action against KPMG

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's tax agency said on Monday it will launch legal proceedings against KPMG for reputational damage caused when the auditor released details of a confidential report it had compiled for the tax office.

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BRIEF-‍Misada Capital Flagship Fund LP reports 8.2 pct stake in Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc as of Sept 5 - SEC filing ​

* ‍Misada Capital Flagship Fund LP reports 8.2 percent stake in Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc as of Sept 5 - SEC filing ​

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Audi takes lead in automated driving, but others wary to follow

FRANKFURT, Sept 18 (Reuters) - German carmaker Audi is taking a lead in bringing more automated driving to roads, but rivals seem in no rush to follow while legal and regulatory uncertainties still cloud the technology.

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South Africa tax service to take legal action against KPMG

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's Revenue Service (SARS) will launch legal proceedings against KPMG due to reputational damage caused by the auditor releasing details of a confidential report it produced for the tax agency, commissioner Tom Moyane said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Pirelli in no rush to sell Mediobanca, RCS stakes - CEO

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Pirelli CEO Marco Tronchetti Provera says:

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Ex-divs to take 0.9 points off FTSE 100 on Sep.21

LONDON, Sept 18 (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 0.94 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) Old Mutual

Global Warming nytimes.com

By Degrees: The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior

Scientific predictions about Earth’s sensitivity to greenhouse gasses have generally held up. But no one can predict how much more carbon pollution people will choose to pump out.

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China expresses concern over EU push to curb foreign takeovers

BEIJING (Reuters) - China expressed concern on Monday over a proposal by European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to limit its ability to buy up European companies in the infrastructure, hi-tech manufacturing and energy industries.

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Priest rescued as Philippine troops retake Marawi militant stronghold

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops rescued a catholic priest held hostage for almost four months by Islamic State-linked rebels after an offensive that captured a stronghold of the militants in southern Marawi City, defense officials said on Monday.

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Maria is expected to get stronger in a hurry as it takes aim at the Caribbean islands devastated by Irma

Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago.

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BRIEF-Unifor says GM Ontario plant workers have taken strike action

* Unifor says members of Unifor local 88 at CAMI automotive in Ingersoll have taken strike action after company failed to address a key job security issue Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-China's Fosun Pharma to buy smaller stake in India's Gland Pharma for $1.1 bln

* Deal no longer needs Indian govt nod, seen closing in 2 weeks

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Peru's Kuczynski swears in new Cabinet, opposition signals support

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made Vice President Mercedes Araoz his new prime minister in a Cabinet shuffle on Sunday that won praise from the opposition - a sign his year-old government will likely avoid a fresh standoff with Congress.

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Huge stakes for Trump at the UN

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Motor racing: Hamilton takes big step toward fourth title

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton took a huge stride toward a fourth Formula One title on Sunday with victory in an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix after Ferrari title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out at the start.

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Video shows worker fall from ride

A worker in Greensboro, North Carolina, fell from a Ferris wheel when he was trying to fix one of the cars. He was not critically injured. HLN's Lynn Berry reports.

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Paris Won the 2024 Olympics by Learning From Its Mistakes

The French capital built on its past failures, putting sports first, stressing unity, pushing its environmental credentials and embracing the “L word”: lobbying.

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First Capital Securities denies JD.com unit to purchase stake

BEIJING, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Chinese brokerage First Capital Securities Co Ltd denied on Sunday that a unit of e-commerce firm JD.com was in talks to purchase a 24 percent stake.

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UPDATE 1-California lawmakers take anti-Trump stance as session ends

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 16 (Reuters) - California lawmakers voted to become a sanctuary state, tussled over hot-button environmental issues and urged other states to refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump's Election Integrity Commission as their legislative year ended early on Saturday.

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Body of Mexican teenager who vanished after Cabify ride found

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities said on Friday they had found the body of young woman who went missing after using ride-hailing service Cabify, and had arrested the driver on suspicion of her murder.

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BRIEF-Ant Financial planning to file for U.S. approval of takeover of Moneygram - source

* China's Ant Financial planning to file application for third time for U.S. approval of its takeover of Moneygram International Inc - source Further company coverage:

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Bacon fans take heart as wholesale pork belly prices plummet

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Fans of BLT sandwiches, take heart: U.S. retail prices of bacon, which soared to record highs this summer, should begin to ease soon, according to livestock analysts.

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BRIEF-Harbert Discovery Fund reports 6.2 pct stake in Streamline Health Solutions

* Harbert Discovery Fund LP reports 6.2 pct stake in Streamline as of Sept 5 - sec filing Source text: [http://bit.ly/2x5N8yH] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Adage Capital Partners reports 5.4 pct passive stake in Abeona Therapeutics

* Adage Capital Partners LP reports 5.40 pct passive stake in as of Sept 6 - SEC filing Source text: [http://bit.ly/2yddoHo] Further company coverage:

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Peru's Kuczynski eyes naming VP as new prime minister: sources

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Kuczynski is considering appointing Martin Vizcarra, his vice president and former transportation minister, as his new prime minister in a swearing-in ceremony for a new Cabinet scheduled for Sunday, two government sources said Friday.

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Protesters take to the streets after not guilty verdict

Protests broke out in downtown St. Louis after a St. Louis judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith.

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Air Berlin's administrator takes in bids from Lufthansa, others

BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa and several other parties had put in bids for parts of Air Berlin by the deadline of Friday set by the administrator of the insolvent airline which employs more than 8,000 people.

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REFILE-UPDATE 2-Air Berlin's administrator takes in bids from Lufthansa, others

BERLIN, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Lufthansa and several other parties had put in bids for parts of Air Berlin by the deadline of Friday set by the administrator of the insolvent airline which employs more than 8,000 people.

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France's Neovacs takes on GSK and AstraZeneca in battle to treat lupus

PARIS (Reuters) - French biotech company Neovacs is confident that its experimental drug to treat lupus could grab significant market share from standard treatments of the auto-immune disease, its chief executive said.

McBride, Danny nytimes.com

A Word With: Danny McBride Is Not Who You Think He Is

Mr. McBride, a star and writer of HBO’s “Vice Principals,” talks about his foulmouthed characters, moving to the South (again) and remaking a horror classic.

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Brexit looms over London catwalk as overseas brands take spotlight

LONDON (Reuters) - London kicked off fashion week on Friday to pleas from the local fashion industry to protect the city's international outlook as uncertainty about Britain's impending departure...

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UPDATE 1-Shop Apotheke denies takeover talks with Amazon

FRANKFURT, Sept 15 (Reuters) - German online pharmacy Shop Apotheke said on Friday it is currently not in talks to be bought by Amazon.com Inc, denying an earlier report by trade publication Apotheke Adhoc.

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California lawmakers take anti-Trump stance as session ends

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers will vote on whether to become a so-called sanctuary state and tussle over hot-button environmental issues including a long-shot plan to wean the power sector entirely off of fossil fuels as the legislative session winds down on Friday.

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Peru's Congress ousts cabinet as political crisis deepens

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's opposition-controlled Congress ousted center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's cabinet in a vote of no-confidence early on Friday, pitching the copper-producing Andean country into its worst political crisis in years.

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BRIEF-Great Panther Silver Ltd reports no effects on Coricancha Mine Complex from earthquake in Peru

* Great Panther Silver reports no effects on coricancha from earthquake in peru

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Boxing: Golovkin-Alvarez finally take over spotlight

(Reuters) - Gennady Golovkin's bout on Saturday with Canelo Alvarez has not enjoyed the same anticipation as last month's clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor but it is the one boxing purists are calling the fight of the year.

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Why it takes a year to make the world's greatest piano

The Steinway & Sons piano is one of the world's most revered instruments. According to statistics provided by the company, around 90% of the world's performing concert pianists choose the German brand. Renowned artists like John Lennon, George Michael, Billy Joel and Lady Gaga have been known to compose and perform at their keys.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures nytimes.com

Nestlé Targets High-End Coffee by Taking Majority Stake in Blue Bottle

The deal highlights the continued hot streak of artisanal coffee, whose rapid growth and fanatical customer base have continued to draw big business.

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Nestle buys majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nestle has bought a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee, stepping into the world of high-end specialty coffee bars.

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U.S. will stand be steadfast ally to Britain as Brexit takes shape: Tillerson

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States will stand by Britain as it exits the European Union, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday after a meeting with British foreign minister Boris Johnson in London.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Heads Up: In Search of Authentic Santorini? Skip the Beach. Take a Hike.

Increasingly, hotel owners, walking tour companies and local travel companies are promoting the idea of experiencing Santorini by foot.

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Iraqi Kurdish referendum 'historic mistake': Turkey

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Thursday welcomed an Iraqi parliament move to reject a referendum on Kurdish independence.

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With high-performance cells, China takes aim at high-end solar market

BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China, blighted by pollution and long known for churning out cheap manufactured goods, is looking to dominate the high-end of a major growth market: solar power.

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JP Morgan says no plans to take control of Ubisoft despite stake

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. bank JP Morgan said it had no plans to take control of video games maker Ubisoft, making the statement after a disclosure that it indirectly held about 11 percent of Ubisoft's shares.

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Books News: Looking for Buddhist Wisdom in ‘The Princess Bride’

In a new book, Ethan Nichtern divines lessons about love, family and Buddhism from the cult classic. Just don’t expect Inigo Montoya to find enlightenment.

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BRIEF-Cyient signs deal to sell 49 pct stake in Infotech Aerospace Services to Pratt & Whitney

* Says signs agreement to sell its 49 percent stake in Infotech Aerospace Services to Pratt & Whitney

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Peru's Kuczynski dares Congress to dismiss entire Cabinet

LIMA (Reuters) - The government of Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski told opposition lawmakers on Wednesday that they would have to dismiss the entire Cabinet - and move closer to facing removal themselves - if they try to oust a second education minister.

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Asia stocks steady, soft China data taken in stride

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks held steady on Thursday, consolidating after touching their highest in a decade and appeared to take in stride a burst of Chinese data which undershot market expectations.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady, soft China data taken in stride

* China factory output, fixed-asset investment short of forecasts

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BRIEF-Apple discussing $3 bln stake in Bain's Toshiba bid - Bloomberg

* Apple discussing $3 billion stake in Bain's Toshiba bid - Bloomberg, citing sources Source: [https://bloom.bg/2fjNQAA] Further company coverage:,

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Trump Administration Punishes Countries That Refuse to Take Back Deported Citizens

Visa sanctions were imposed on Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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BRIEF-Tesla CEO Elon Musk says in tweet Tesla Semi truck unveil and test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne

* Tesla CEO Elon Musk says in tweet Tesla Semi truck unveil and test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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Peru prime minister challenges opposition-ruled Congress to dismiss cabinet

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's prime minister challenged the opposition-ruled Congress on Wednesday to dismiss the entire cabinet amid plans by lawmakers to oust a third minister, a move that would bring President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski closer to being able to call for new legislative elections.

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Fear. Panic. Heartbreak. What it's like to ride out a hurricane

Fear. Panic. Heartbreak.

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UK's Addison Lee takes premium car service brand to New York

LONDON (Reuters) - London-based premium car service Addison Lee has picked New York as the first overseas market where corporate customers will be able to book its branded vehicles, taking on the likes of Uber.

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Trump stops Chinese-backed takeover

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On Washington: As G.O.P. Moves to Fill Courts, McConnell Takes Aim at an Enduring Hurdle

Senator Mitch McConnell said that individual senators should no longer be able to block federal appeals court nominees by withholding so-called blue slips, a major break with Senate practice.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple's slide takes shine off global stock rally

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Global equity markets edged lower on Wednesday, pulled down over concerns about the launch of Apple's new iPhone X, while the dollar rose after a report showed U.S. producer prices rebounded in August, suggesting a strong economy.

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BRIEF-Twenty-First Century Fox disappointed that the review of Sky deal will take another six months

* We are disappointed that the review of sky deal will take another six months - co-chairman, conf call

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Kremlin pledges police to take on extremists angry over film about tsar's affair

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that attacks and threats ahead of the release of a new film about a love affair between a young ballerina and Russia's last tsar were unacceptable and that the police would not tolerate any extremist behavior.

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Liam Neeson might be 'Taken' a break

The question now is what will Liam Neeson do with his "very particular set of skills"?

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Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal: Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed on Wednesday Western concern over Turkey's deal to procure an S-400 air defense system from Russia and said the NATO member will continue to take its own security measures.

New York City nytimes.com

New York Today: New York Today: Tips to Take Away From Fashion Week

Wednesday: Style advice from designers, the Brooklyn Book Festival and “One Film, One New York.”

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Apple takes shine off global stocks rally

LONDON (Reuters) - Disappointment over the timing of Apple’s iPhone X release hampered further gains for world stock markets on Wednesday after an easing of concerns about North Korea sent indices to record highs.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple takes shine off stocks rally

LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Disappointment over the timing of Apple’s iPhone X release hampered further gains for world stock markets on Wednesday after an easing of concerns about North Korea sent indices to record highs.

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Clinigen boost unlicensed drugs business with Quantum takeover

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Clinigen Group on Wednesday agreed to buy Quantum Pharma for 150.3 million pounds ($200 million), bringing together two companies that specialize in the supply of unlicensed medicines to doctors and hospitals.

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BRIEF-Nanya Technology sells stake in Micron Technology for $47.3 mln

* Says it sold 1.4 million shares of Micron Technology Inc for $47.3 million

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UPDATE 1-Bayer sells 9.4 pct stake in Covestro for 1.2 bln euros

* Bayer plans to fully divest Covestro in medium term (Adds background, discount to Tuesday's close, analyst comment)

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OPINION: Time to take our power grid underground

Hurricane Irma took a dramatic toll on Florida's electric grid, with as many as 15 million people losing power. It struck almost 16 years after 9/11, when New York's power grid was adversely affected by the horrific terrorist attacks.

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UPDATE 4-Home Capital investors spurn Buffett's plan to boost stake

* Shares up 1.78 percent (Adds Breakingviews link, updates shares)

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P&G's business structure takes center stage in Trian proxy fight

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trian Partners, the activist fund seeking a seat on Procter & Gamble Co's board, stepped up its criticism of the company's business structure on Tuesday, a day after P&G's chief executive attacked Trian's proposed reorganization as "dangerous."

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Disney delays 'Star Wars: Episode IX' after J.J. Abrams takes over

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co delayed the release of the ninth installment of the "Star Wars" saga to Dec. 20, 2019 after announcing on Tuesday the return of filmmaker J.J. Abrams to the franchise to write and direct the movie.

Power Failures and Blackouts nytimes.com

Why Getting the Power Back On in Florida Could Take Weeks

Irma has left up to 15 million people in Florida without electricity. Restoring service could be the most complex operation of its kind in United States history.

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Badgley Mischka's fashions take audience on vacation in runway show

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Badgley Mischka, the American fashion house known for its evening dresses, took its audience on a sun-drenched Italian island vacation during its Spring 2018 runway show.

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BRIEF-Sabby Management LLC reports 6.15 pct passive stake in BioAmber inc - SEC filing‍​

* Sabby Management LLC reports 6.15 percent passive stake in BioAmber Inc as of August 31, 2017 - SEC filing‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2eTEEm0) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Home Capital investors spurn Buffett's plan to boost stake

TORONTO (Reuters) - Home Capital's shareholders on Tuesday rejected a proposal for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to raise its stake in the company, voting against the board's recommendation in a third defeat for the U.S. billionaire this year.

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Fox worries prompt UK to take long look at Murdoch's Sky bid

LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's planned $15 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky was thrown into doubt on Tuesday when Britain toughened its stance on the deal over concerns about standards at his U.S. Fox News network.

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UPDATE 3-Fox worries prompt UK to take long look at Murdoch's Sky bid

* Bid set to be referred for six-month probe (Adds Fox, Sky, analyst reaction)

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Former U.S. CDC director takes aim at outbreaks, heart disease

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Tom Frieden on Tuesday announced the start of a new public health initiative funded by private philanthropies to fight heart disease and stroke and shore up infectious disease capabilities around the world.

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In election test, ousted Pakistan PM's heir-apparent takes limelight

LAHORE (Reuters) - In campaigning for a Pakistan by-election seen as a test of support for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the most visible figure is not on the ballot: Sharif's daughter, Maryam, widely touted as his political heir-apparent.

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BRIEF-Maltese Capital Management reports 8.82 pct stake in Poage Bankshares - SEC filing‍​

* Maltese Capital Management LLC reports 8.82 percent stake in Poage Bankshares Inc as of September 1, 2017 - SEC filing‍​

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J. J. Abrams Takes Over as Director of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Mr. Abrams, who directed and was a writer on the 2015 blockbuster “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” replaces Colin Trevorrow, who was pushed out last week.

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UPDATE 1-Home Capital shareholders vote against Buffett lifting stake

TORONTO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Home Capital's shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to raise its stake in the company, voting against the board's recommendation.

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Home Capital shareholders vote against Buffett lifting stake

TORONTO (Reuters) - Home Capital's shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to raise its stake in the company, voting against the board's recommendation.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar slides to 52-month low, Saudi Fransi down on stake sale

DUBAI, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Qatar's stock market slid to a 52-month closing low on Tuesday as foreign investors sold, while Banque Saudi Fransi fell in Riyadh after France's Credit Agricole agreed to sell a 16.2 percent stake in it to local investor Kingdom Holding.

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UPDATE 1-Bunge to buy 70 pct stake in IOI Corp unit for $946 mln

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd said on Tuesday it would buy a 70 percent stake in IOI Loders Croklaan from Malaysian palm oil producer IOI Corp Berhad for $946 million, as a plan to invest in higher-margin businesses such as food ingredients and natural flavorings.

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BRIEF-Janus Henderson Group discloses 10.1 percent passive stake in Wex Inc

* Janus Henderson Group Plc discloses 10.1 percent passive stake in Wex Inc as of August 31, 2017 - SEC filing‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gYIL4r) Further company coverage:

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After a Dozen Hurricanes and 40 Years, Familiar Dangers With Higher Stakes

Some things have changed about hurricanes — technology, forecasting, preparedness. Some have not — danger, power, human indecision in dealing with the storm.

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Glencore sale of Rosneft stake earns rivals' respect, bankers' relief

LONDON (Reuters) - Glencore's move last week to sell most of its stake in Russian oil major Rosneft to Chinese conglomerate CEFC is eliciting admiration from the Swiss oil trader's rivals -- and relief from its bankers.

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BRIEF-Rabobank sells its 9.74% stake in Van Lanschot Kempen‍​

* RABOBANK - SALE OF STAKE IS IN LINE WITH RABOBANK'S STRATEGY TO OPTIMISE BALANCE SHEET, PARTLY THROUGH SALE OF NON-CORE ASSETS (CORRECTS SOURCE)

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Lotte founder's eldest son to sell most of stakes in 4 units

SEOUL (Reuters) - Shin Dong-joo, the elder son of Lotte Group's founder, has decided to sell most of his stakes in Lotte Shopping and three other units of South Korea's No.5 conglomerate, his company said without providing the value of the sale.

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Dancer who hid Peru rebel chief freed from prison after 25 years

LIMA (Reuters) - A ballet dancer in Peru who was caught hiding the leader of the Shining Path in her apartment in 1992 was freed from prison after finishing her 25-year sentence on Monday.

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UPDATE 4-Pilgrim's Pride to pay $1 bln for UK unit of parent JBS

SAO PAULO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Brazil's JBS SA agreed on Monday to sell a British poultry unit to U.S. subsidiary Pilgrim's Pride Corp for $1 billion, preserving revenue in more profitable activities abroad as the world's biggest meatpacker faces a corruption scandal at home.

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BRIEF-EQS Group AG reports 8.19 pct stake in Issuer Direct Corp - SEC filing‍​

* EQS Group AG reports 8.19 percent stake in Issuer Direct Corp as of September 6, 2017 - SEC filing‍​

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Doctors who take pharmaceutical money use Twitter to hype drugs

(Reuters Health) - Some cancer doctors use Twitter to promote drugs manufactured by companies that pay them, but they almost never disclose their conflicts of interest on the social media platform, a new study shows.

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BRIEF-T. Rowe Price Associates reports 14.3 pct passive stake in Transunion as of Aug. 31

* T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc reports 14.3 percent passive stake in Transunion as of August 31, 2017 - sec filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2vQ31I0) Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 3-Pilgrim's Pride to pay $1 bln for parent JBS' U.K. food unit

SAO PAULO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Brazil’s JBS SA agreed on Monday to sell a British poultry unit to subsidiary Pilgrim's Pride Corp for $1 billion, suggesting that the world’s No. 1 meatpacker is trying to protect revenues in more profitable activities abroad as it faces a corruption scandal at home.

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Dispute stalls sale of Macquarie's Brussels Airport stake - sources

LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The sale of Australian infrastructure fund Macquarie's 36 percent stake in Brussels airport has stalled due to a dispute with fellow shareholder Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP), sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Cycling-Froome still rides under radar despite epic feats

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

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CORRECTED-Serbia seeks bids for majority stake in troubled drugmaker

BELGRADE, Sept 1 (Reuters) - The Serbian government sought bids for a majority stake in indebted drugmaker Galenika AD after increasing its control in the unlisted company through a debt-for-equity swap last month.

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Bannon: Comey firing was worst mistake in 'modern political history'

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UPDATE 1-Pilgrim's Pride buys poultry supplier for $1 bln

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Pilgrim's Pride Corp, a U.S. based chicken processor, said on Monday it bought poultry supplier Moy Park from Brazil's JBS SA in a deal valued at about $1 billion.

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Motorcycling: Dutch rider van der Mark replaces Rossi for Aragon

LONDON (Reuters) - Dutch superbike rider Michael van der Mark will replace injured Italian great Valentino Rossi for the Aragon round of the MotoGP world championship in Spain on Sept. 24, Yamaha said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Teva Pharm chairman: Schultz has credibility with stakeholders

* Chairman: Kare Schultz hit all criteria, has significant credibility with stakeholders

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Elliott stake in Japan's Hitachi Kokusai complicates stalled KKR bid

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management Corp said on Monday it has a stake of just over 5 percent in Hitachi Kokusai Electric , further complicating a stalled bid by U.S. buyout firm KKR & Co LP to acquire the company.

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Irma takes aim at central Florida, leaves trail of destruction

TAMPA, Fla.,/MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state with high winds and storm surges that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets.

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Elliott discloses 5 percent stake in Japan's Hitachi Kokusai Electric

HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management Corp said on Monday it has a stake of just over 5 percent in Hitachi Kokusai Electric , a chip making equipment and video solution business.

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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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Bannon Calls Comey Firing the Biggest Mistake in ‘Modern Political History’

Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, spared few from criticism in a new interview, going after Republicans, former colleagues and the media.

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Guardia Sanframondi Journal: Religious Rite Takes Hamlet Back in Time Every Seven Years

An ancient Catholic procession featuring hooded faithful and parades attracts thousand of tourists to a village in Italy’s south.

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On Hurricane Bay, a Florida fisherman tries to ride out the storm

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - As the winds started to roar in Hurricane Bay, P.J. Pike jumped from a high dock down to his fishing boat and began lashing ropes to the mast.

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Lilly takes on Pfizer, Novartis with new breast cancer drug data

NEW YORK/MADRID (Reuters) - Eli Lilly staked its claim for a slice of sales in a new class of breast cancer drugs on Sunday as clinical data showed adding its medicine abemaciclib to standard therapy reduced the risk of disease progression by 46 percent.

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UPDATE 1-Lilly takes on Pfizer, Novartis with new breast cancer drug data

* Drugs similar in efficacy, different side effects -experts (Updates with comments from doctors at ESMO meeting)

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Anderson Cooper: Learn from my hurricane mistake

CNN's Anderson Cooper shares an important lesson he learned about the eye of a hurricane from his experience in a previous storm.

Hong Kong nytimes.com

Ex-Inmate Takes to Hong Kong’s Airwaves, and Prisoners Tune In

Bruce Aitken, a convicted money launderer, sees his radio outreach to prisoners and their families as his “own personal penance.”

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China invests $9.1 billion in Rosneft as Glencore, Qatar cut stakes

MOSCOW/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese conglomerate CEFC will buy a 14.16 percent stake in Russian oil major Rosneft for $9.1 billion from a consortium of Glencore and the Qatar Investment Authority, strengthening the energy partnership between Moscow and Beijing.

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UPDATE 3-China invests $9.1 bln in Rosneft as Glencore, Qatar cut stakes

* Glencore cuts stake after West puts new sanctions on Russia (Updates SEPT 8 with Intesa loan to be reimbursed, paragraph 15)

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BRIEF-Capital World Investors​ dissolves its share stake in Blue Apron Holdings

* Capital World Investors​ dissolves its share stake in Blue Apron Holdings Inc as of Aug 31 versus 12.9 percent passive stake as of June 30 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2wP6FoB) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-‍Leucadia National reports 12.1 percent passive stake in Easterly Acquisition Corp ​

* ‍Leucadia National Corp reports 12.1 percent passive stake in Easterly Acquisition Corp as of Aug 31 - SEC filing​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2wfn8id) Further company coverage:

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Cycling: Sagan takes 100th win in Grand Prix de Quebec

(Reuters) - World champion Peter Sagan of the Bora-Hansgrohe team celebrated his 100th victory when he claimed the Grand Prix de Quebec in impressive fashion on Friday.

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BRIEF-Polar Asset Management Partners reports 10.06 pct passive stake in Bellatrix Exploration

* Polar Asset Management Partners reports 10.06 pct passive stake in Bellatrix Exploration Ltd as of Aug 31 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jafaph) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Neuberger Berman Group LLC reports 13.65 percent passive stake in Fluidigm

* Neuberger Berman Group LLC reports a 13.65 percent passive stake in Fluidigm Corp as of August 31, 2017 - sec filing‍​ Source text : [ID:http://bit.ly/2eL1ifW] Further company coverage:

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Putting to sea: Some aim to ride out storm in boats

CNN's Rosa Flores speaks with one Miami resident who says he plans to ride out Hurricane Irma in his boat.

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

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

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BRIEF-Capital Research Global Investors 10.2 pct passive stake in Signet Jewelers

* Capital Research Global Investors 10.2 percent passive stake in Signet Jewelers Ltd as of August 31 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2eM8V62 Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 4-Akzo abandons profit forecast made during PPG takeover battle

* CFO to step aside on health grounds (Adds quotes from shareholder meeting)

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Intesa Sanpaolo says to recoup loan after Rosneft stake sale

MILAN, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo will recoup a 5.2 billion euros ($6.3 billion) loan as a result of Chinese conglomerate CEFC's acquisition of a 14.16 percent stake in Russian oil major Rosneft, the lender said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Gilder, Gagnon, Howe & Co LLC reports 11.24 percent passive stake in ASV Holdings Inc as on Aug. 31, 2017 - SEC filing‍​

* Gilder, Gagnon, Howe & Co LLC reports 11.24 percent passive stake in ASV Holdings Inc as on August 31, 2017 - SEC filing‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2wNFZo8) Further company coverage:

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Some residents aim to ride out storm in boats

CNN's Bill Weir reports from Key Largo, Florida about residents' reaction to the storm as some plan to ride out the hurricane on their sailboats.

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Kenyan ride-hailing app Little looks to raise funds in 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan taxi-hailing firm, Little, which has a partnership with telecoms operator Safaricom, plans to scout for an investor in Silicon Valley next year to help it expand across Africa, its chief executive said.

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BRIEF-Coliseum Capital reports 14.6 pct stake in Bioscrip

* Coliseum Capital Management LLC reports 14.6 percent stake in Bioscrip Inc as of September 7, 2017 - SEC filing‍​

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Carlsberg keen on bigger stake, says Habeco executive: media

HANOI (Reuters) - Carlsberg is keen on expanding its stake in Habeco , one of Vietnam's biggest brewers, to at least 51 percent, a local news website reported, citing a Habeco executive.

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Six farmers killed in apparent land dispute in Peru's Amazon

LIMA (Reuters) - Six farmers were shot dead in the Peruvian Amazon by a group of masked men in an apparent dispute over land rights, a police officer and a tribal leader said on Thursday.

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Trump: 'Sad day' for North Korea if U.S. takes military action

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would prefer not to use military action against North Korea to counter its nuclear and missile threat but that if he did it would be a “very sad day” for the leadership in Pyongyang.

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BRIEF-Block trade- Bookrunner says orders for Takeaway not at Euro 37 risk missing

* Block trade: Takeaway.Com Nv: Bookrunner says transaction size of abb deal now c.2.5 million shares

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BRIEF-‍OrbiMed Advisors reports 8.08 pct stake in Synlogic Inc - SEC filing

* ‍OrbiMed Advisors LLC​ reports 8.08 percent stake in Synlogic Inc as of Aug 28 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2wcxQps) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Hard cheese: MotoGP rider blames injury on Parmesan

(Reuters) - British MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow has blamed his latest injury, a severed tendon in his left index finger, on hard cheese.

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Trump turns again to Democrats; Senate takes up disaster relief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump turned to Democrats for a second straight day on Thursday to try to resolve the fate of so-called Dreamers brought illegally into the United States as children, a day after stunning his fellow Republicans by striking a deal with the opposition party on U.S. debt and federal spending.

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Atlassian launches Stride, the latest would-be Slack killer

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Atlassian Corp PLC, the Australian enterprise software company, on Thursday became the latest firm to take aim at Slack and its highly popular workplace communications software with the launch of a new product called Stride.

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Lyft to offer rides in self-driving cars in San Francisco area

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A self-driving car will soon be one ride option available from Lyft in the San Francisco Bay Area, as the ride-services company ramps up its efforts to become a serious player in autonomous vehicle technology.

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Deadly Irma pounds Caribbean, takes aim for Florida

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, killed eight people and plunged Puerto Rico into darkness on Thursday as it swept through Caribbean islands while aiming for Florida.

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Foreigners buy up Japanese bonds as geopolitical tensions take hold

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Foreign investors were big buyers of Japanese bonds last week, with geopolitical tensions and concerns over U.S. fiscal policy boosting demand for such safe (if low-yielding) assets.

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Nikkei takes cues from Wall Street rebound on debt ceiling deal

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Thursday, pulling away from the previous session's four-month intraday lows after news of an agreement to extend the U.S. debt limit cheered Wall Street.

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UPDATE 1-Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO -Kyodo

* Western Digital seeking about 16 pct of voting rights -Kyodo

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Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit on the assumption that it will be listed in the future, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.

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Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO -Kyodo

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit on the assumption that it will be listed in the future, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-America Movil reaches deal to sell stake in soccer clubs

MEXICO CITY, Sept 6 (Reuters) - America Movil, the largest mobile phone operator in Latin America, chaired by Mexico's Carlos Slim, said on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement to sell its 30 percent stake in a group of Mexican soccer clubs.

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Peru raises cost of post-floods rebuilding to nearly $8 billion

LIMA (Reuters) - Previously uncalculated damage caused by severe flooding in Peru this year has pushed up the cost of rebuilding infrastructure by 28 percent to 25.65 billion soles ($7.92 billion), a government official said Wednesday.