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Puerto Rico's other big problem? Congress

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BRIEF-United Steelworkers says union workers ratify contract with ASARCO

* Union Workers ratify contract covering about 2,000 workers at 5 ASARCO LLC copper mining and processing facilities

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California Today: California Today: Mexico Has a Quake Warning System. Where is California’s?

Thursday: Checking in on California’s earthquake warning system, pro surfers compete in the San Joaquin Valley, and snow arrives in Tahoe.

Central Mexico Earthquake (September 19, 2017) nytimes.com

Where to Donate to Mexico Earthquake Victims

Here is a list of local and international organizations that are helping those affected.

Pain-Relieving Drugs nytimes.com

‘The Pills Are Everywhere’: How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims

Increasingly, toddlers and young children are being found unconscious or dead after consuming an adult’s drugs.

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Dozens of states sign nuclear weapons ban treaty at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Dozens of countries signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons on Wednesday amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, although the United States, Britain, France and others boycotted the event at the annual United Nations gathering of world leaders.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Russian bank bailout talk hits Moscow financial shares, elsewhere flat pre-Fed

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Russia's bank and financial shares index fell on Wednesday after a lender asked authorities for a bailout, while other emerging assets flatlined, awaiting the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

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Where the Wild Things Are: China’s Art Dreamers at the Guggenheim

A story of China from 1989 to 2008, seen through the eyes of its avant-garde artists.

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China offers support for strife-torn Venezuela at United Nations

BEIJING (Reuters) - China believes that the Venezuelan government and people can resolve their problems within a legal framework and maintain national stability, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart at the United Nations.

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Buffett calls pessimists about United States 'out of their mind'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uncertainty about how the United States will cope with growing tumult in the world has not dampened Warren Buffett's optimism for the country's prospects over the long term -- even 100 years into the future.

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

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

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Live briefing: United Nations General Assembly Convenes in New York

The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.

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

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

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

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

United States International Relations nytimes.com

What We’re Watching at This Year’s United Nations General Assembly

North Korea, Iran, Myanmar, Climate Change. Oh, and Donald J. Trump.

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The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems

As representatives of the body’s 193 member countries gather for the annual session of the General Assembly, a look at how the institution has attempted to live up to its founders’ ambitions.

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As UN meets, some ask, 'Where's Rex?'

When Trump administration officials arrive next week at the United Nations General Assembly --- the high-powered conclave for global leaders to grip, grin and get things done -- the world will be watching very closely.

Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) nytimes.com

Where Tourism Thrives in Mexico, Bloodshed and Poverty Are Blocks Away

A surge of violence has shaken the once-peaceful tourist destination of Los Cabos, exposing stark inequality and longstanding government indifference.

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Harvard’s Bipartisan Gesture on Chelsea Manning Leaves No Side Happy

After the university’s Kennedy School gave Manning a visiting fellowship, backlash led to a reversal and criticism from across the political spectrum.

Power Failures and Blackouts nytimes.com

Pleas for Help at Florida Nursing Home Where Heat Took Lives

The home said it had called the power utility repeatedly after its air-conditioning went out, and was assured that help was on the way.

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Russia to the United States: Stay in Iran nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia's U.N. ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, said Moscow's message to the United States during a likely meeting of the parties to the Iran nuclear deal next week on the sidelines to the United Nations General Assembly was to stay in the deal.

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United States says North Korea endangers whole world after missile test

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programmes.

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Harvard withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

(Reuters) - Harvard University on Friday withdrew a fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who was convicted of leaking classified data, after two leaders in the U.S. intelligence community distanced themselves from the school.

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Harvard University withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

(Reuters) - Harvard University on Friday withdrew a fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who was convicted of leaking classified data, after two top intelligence experts distanced themselves from the school over the invite.

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Harvard withdraws Chelsea Manning visiting fellow invite

Harvard Kennedy School has rescinded its invitation to Chelsea Manning to be a visiting fellow at the school this fall, according to a statement from its dean, Douglas W. Elmendorf.

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Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism

After current and former C.I.A. officials pulled out of commitments at the Kennedy School, its dean said it was a mistake to name Ms. Manning a fellow. She is still invited to speak.

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Analysis Trump's loyalists aren't going anywhere

The media organs that have so steadfastly supported Donald Trump, from the golden escalator to the White House, are turning.

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United Tech says working to resolve engine delays to Airbus

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Aerospace supplier United Technologies Corp said on Thursday it was working to resolve the issues that led to delays in supplying its Pratt & Whitney engines to European planemaker Airbus SE.

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How Edie Windsor Championed Gay Rights: ‘She Was Everywhere’

Into her late 80s, Ms. Windsor continued to leverage her national profile as a winning Supreme Court plaintiff to support her favorite L.G.B.T. causes.

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Better to just bury power lines? It depends on where you live

Millions of people could be in the dark for days after Hurricane Irma toppled overhead power lines. The delay raises the question of whether an underground electrical grid would have better weathered the storm -- and helped get life back to normal quicker.

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Daimler drives its electric truck business into the United States

DETROIT (Reuters) - Daimler AG will turn up the volume on its electric commercial truck efforts on Thursday, announcing plans to bring a fleet of battery-powered Fuso delivery vehicles to customers in New York City as rivals gear up to jump into the market.

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Aging United States must get the economics right on immigration

CHICAGO (Reuters) - “Immigrants - we get the job done” is one of the most famous lines from "Hamilton," the hit Broadway musical. But the play’s creator, Lin Manuel Miranda, might well have written:...

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Australian Olympic swimmer gets one-year 'whereabouts' ban

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian swimmer Jarrod Poort, who represented his country at the last two Olympics, has been handed a one-year ban for failures to notify anti-doping authorities of his whereabouts.

Harvard University nytimes.com

Sean Spicer and Chelsea Manning Join Harvard as Visiting Fellows

Mr. Spicer and Ms. Manning will be part of a fellowship class that reads like a who’s who of tense political debates in the United States.

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Charlottesville vice mayor defends ESPN anchor: 'Where is the lie?'

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin that he doesn't see anything wrong with ESPN anchor Jemele Hill's series of tweets calling President Trump a "white supremacist."

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

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

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UPDATE 1-Florida nursing home where deaths occurred was not on priority list -utility

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Florida Power & Light said on Wednesday it had provided power to part of a nursing home that housed six residents who died after the facility lost electricity due to Hurricane Irma, adding that it was not on a county priority list for emergency power restoration.

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FPL says provided power to parts of Florida nursing home where deaths occurred

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Florida Power & Light said on Wednesday it had provided power to some parts of the nursing home where people died after the facility lost electricity due to Hurricane Irma and that the home was not on a county top tier list for emergency power restoration.

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Chelsea Manning, Sean Spicer named fellows at Harvard

BOSTON (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in prison for leaking classified data, and former White House spokesman Sean Spicer have been named visiting fellows at Harvard University, the school said Wednesday.

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United States stops issuing some visas in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States embassy in Cambodia said on Wednesday it had stopped issuing some types of visas to Cambodians because Cambodia is not taking back citizens the United States wants to deport.

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Where Horror Gets the Red Carpet Treatment

The Midnight Madness section of the Toronto International Film Festival is now considered a premier showcase for genre films. It wasn’t always so respectable.

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Where to buy the cheapest iPhone 7

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NFL ratings on hold as Nielsen staff evacuates from storm Irma

Sept 11 (Reuters) - The highly anticipated television ratings for the Sunday night NFL win by the Dallas Cowboys over the New York Giants will be delayed because Nielsen evacuated its ratings staff in Tampa Bay, Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma, the company said on Monday.

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Manchester United boss Mourinho relishing Champions League challenge

(Reuters) - Manchester United are back in their "natural habitat" in the Champions League and are up for the challenge of playing against the best teams in Europe, manager Jose Mourinho said.

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Chelsea's Hazard hopeful for Champions League title win

(Reuters) - Chelsea footballer Eden Hazard says he is keen to win the Champions League title as his club begins its European campaign with a group stage match against Azerbaijani side Qarabag on Tuesday.

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Where the storm has been and where it's going

Packing winds of 130 mph, Hurricane Irma blasted Florida over the weekend, first making landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. The storm made a second landfall hours later as a Category 3 storm on Marco Island, a city and barrier island off Florida's southwest coast, before weakening again.

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Houstonians Adrift in Their City, Trying to Call Somewhere Home

After Hurricane Harvey, residents are in shelters, hotels, packed in with relatives, and on the sofas of friends. They face worry, exhaustion, mold.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Where Trump’s Hands-Off Approach to Governing Does Not Apply

Social conservatives are enjoying clout in Washington as they secure new policies on gays, guns and abortion. Some civil servants have left as a result.

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Irma Will Test Florida’s Infrastructure, From Dikes to Sewage Plants

The state has deferred costly maintenance, raising fears that the storm could overrun its waterworks, flood systems and other facilities.

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U.S.-based UnitedHealth proposes buying Chile's Banmedica

SANTIAGO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Chilean healthcare company Banmedica SA told local regulators late on Friday that it had signed a non-binding agreement to sell all its shares to U.S.-based UnitedHealth Group Inc.

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BRIEF-United Rentals announces pricing of offering of $750 million of senior notes due 2025

* United Rentals announces pricing of offering of $750 million of senior notes due 2025 and $750 million of senior notes due 2028

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NBC'S Thursday night NFL game viewers decrease from year-ago: Nielsen

(Reuters) - The NFL kickoff game broadcast on Thursday night on NBC, with a win by the Kansas City Chiefs over the New England Patriots, was watched by 21.8 million TV viewers, down from 25.2 million for last year's game, according to data from the Nielsen ratings agency.

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BRIEF-United Continental reports August 2017 operational performance

* United Continental Holdings Inc - preliminary ‍Aug consolidated rpms 20.39 billion, up 2.3 pct​

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

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

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Trump: America 'united' as Irma approaches

President Donald Trump used his weekly address to warn about the danger of Hurricane Irma and pledge his support for the recovery effort.

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Irma left massive damage in its wake as it headed toward Florida, where it may hit Miami this weekend

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Irma Inspires a Travel Search: Where to Evacuate

Airfares temporarily shot up and cruises were canceled as evacuees take to the road.

Factories and Manufacturing nytimes.com

Where It’s Made: Crayola Crayons

Kick off the school year by taking a colorful 360 tour of the Crayola factory in Pennsylvania. See how crayons are shaped, sorted, labeled and packaged.

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Get away for less! Here's where to travel next month

Sandwiched between that last blast of Labor Day madness in September and the upcoming holiday rush, October can give travelers a chance to enjoy their getaways with lighter crowds, less stress and lower prices.

Human Rights and Human Rights Violations nytimes.com

Pope Francis Visits Colombia, Where Even Peace Is Polarizing

As he arrived for a six-day visit, his challenge is to nudge the country, torn apart by 52 years of war, toward a peace with former guerrillas.

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United will not face fines after passenger dragging incident: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government told United Continental Holdings Inc it would not face fines after a 69-year-old man was dragged from a flight in April, a U.S. official said on Wednesday, a decision that was criticized by a passenger rights groups.

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United will not face fines after passenger dragging incident: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department told United Continental Holdings Inc it would not face fines after a 69-year-old passenger was dragged from a flight at Chicago’s O‘Hare International Airport after he refused to give up his seat to make room for a crew member, a official confirmed Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-United orders more Airbus A350s but drops largest model

PARIS, Sept 6 (Reuters) - United Airlines has ordered 10 extra Airbus A350 jetliners, ditching the largest model, the A350-1000, in favour of the smaller and more popular A350-900 whilst delaying deliveries to save cash, the companies said on Wednesday.

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Airbus says United expands and rejigs A350 plane order

PARIS (Reuters) - United Airlines has ordered 10 extra A350 passengers jets while downgrading its overall order from the largest model, the A350-1000, to the smaller A350-900, Airbus said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Vonage Holdings has received 19 new patents granted by United States Patent and Trademark Office

* Has received 19 new patents granted by United States Patent and Trademark Office Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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CORRECTED-United Tech, Rockwell deal faces bumpy road to approval, especially in the EU

PARIS/NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - U.S. aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp faces a long road to win approval for its $23 billion plan to buy avionics maker Rockwell Collins Inc, and the biggest bumps could be in Brussels rather than Washington.

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United Tech, Rockwell deal faces bumpy road to approval, especially in the EU

PARIS/NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp faces a long road to win approval for its $23 billion plan to buy avionics maker Rockwell Collins Inc , and the biggest bumps could be in Brussels rather than Washington.

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BRIEF-Cray ‍signs a solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures​

* Cray signs solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures Inc

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United Tech defends $23 billion Rockwell deal, Boeing turns critic

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp defended its $23 billion acquisition of avionics maker Rockwell Collins Inc on Tuesday, as Boeing Co said it was skeptical the deal would benefit airlines.

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United Tech defends $23 billion Rockwell deal as shares slide

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp defended its $23 billion acquisition of avionics maker Rockwell Collins Inc on Tuesday, saying it would yield cost savings and not force it into quick sales of other big businesses.

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UPDATE 1-Boeing raises concern about $23 bln United Tech-Rockwell deal

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Tuesday it would look closely at United Technologies Corp's $23 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins Inc, breaking its month-long silence on a deal.

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Boeing raises concern about $23 bln United Tech-Rockwell deal

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Tuesday it would look closely at United Technologies Corp's $23 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins Inc, breaking its month-long silence on a deal.

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Ending DACA hits US economy where it hurts

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United Tech not planning breakup after $23 billion Rockwell deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp said on Tuesday it has no immediate plans to sell off other businesses after it agreed to acquire avionics supplier Rockwell Collins Inc in a $23 billion deal that creates a powerhouse aerospace supplier.

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BRIEF-United Airlines says to offer Alexa skill for customers

* United Airlines says to offer an Alexa skill for customers to learn about flight status and on board amenities as well as to check in​

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UPDATE 1-United Tech not planning breakup after $23 bln Rockwell deal

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp said on Tuesday it has no immediate plans to sell off other businesses after it agreed to acquire avionics supplier Rockwell Collins Inc in a $23 billion deal.

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BRIEF-Thales CEO says unfazed by United Tech-Rockwell deal

* Thales CEO says United Tech-Rockwell Collins deal "doesn't change" anything for Thales, we are "sufficiently diversified" to withstand such moves Further company coverage: (Reporting y Paris Newsroom)

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BRIEF-Safran "will look" at assets sold by United Tech-Rockwell

* Safran not worried price pressures could increase following United Tech-Rockwell deal - CEO

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Hurricane Irma barrels toward Caribbean, southern United States

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma, a powerful Category 4 storm, plowed toward the Caribbean and the southern United States on Tuesday as islands in its path braced for possible life-threatening winds, storm surges and flooding.

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United Tech to buy Rockwell Collins for $30 billion

(Reuters) - Aerospace supplier United Technologies Corp has struck a $30 billion agreement to buy avionics and interiors maker Rockwell Collins Inc , the companies said on Monday, in a deal that bulks up UTC's power with plane makers by creating one of the world's largest makers of civilian and defense aircraft components.

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United Technologies to Buy Rockwell Collins in $30 Billion Deal

United Technologies, the corporate parent of Pratt & Whitney, will pay $140 a share in cash and stock in one of the largest deals in aerospace history.

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United Tech to buy Rockwell Collins for $30 billion, combine aerospace operations

(Reuters) - Aerospace supplier United Technologies Corp has struck a $30 billion agreement to buy avionics and interiors maker Rockwell Collins Inc , the companies said on Monday, in a deal that bulks up UTC's power with plane makers by creating one of the world's largest makers of civilian and defense aircraft components.

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UPDATE 2-United Tech to buy Rockwell Collins for $30 bln, combine aerospace operations

Sept 4 (Reuters) - Aerospace supplier United Technologies Corp has struck a $30 billion agreement to buy avionics and interiors maker Rockwell Collins Inc, the companies said on Monday, in a deal that bulks up UTC's power with plane makers by creating one of the world's largest makers of civilian and defense aircraft components.

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United Tech to buy Rockwell Collins for $30 billion in stock and cash

(Reuters) - Jet-engine maker United Technologies Corp has agreed to buy aircraft parts manufacturer Rockwell Collins Inc for $30 billion, the companies said.

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REFILE-United Tech to buy Rockwell Collins for $30 bln in stock and cash

Sept 4 (Reuters) - Jet-engine maker United Technologies Corp has agreed to buy aircraft parts manufacturer Rockwell Collins Inc for $30 billion, the companies said.

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BRIEF-United Technologies to acquire Rockwell Collins for $30 bln

* United Technologies to acquire Rockwell Collins for $30 billion

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BRIEF-United Technologies to buy Rockwell Collins for $23 bln- WSJ

* United Technologies to buy Rockwell Collins for $23 billion, United Technologies will pay $140 share in cash and stock- WSJ, citing sources Source text : http://on.wsj.com/2vGxeNB

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Russia's VEB says to advise govt on United Grain Co sale

MOSCOW, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Russia's state development bank VEB said on Monday its unit, VEB Capital, had won the right to advise the Russian government on the privatisation of United Grain Company. (Reporting by Elena Fabrichnaya; writing by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Jack Stubbs)

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Where Your Mercedes-Benz and Porsche Were Born

Two museums in Germany’s motor city, Stuttgart, supply automotive history, test drives and the awe of seeing cars being created.

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Where is Hurricane Irma going?

Hurricane Irma is churning west across the Atlantic, putting parts of the Caribbean on watch and prompting warnings for the US mainland to be prepared should the storm head that way.

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Israel set for $28 billion infrastructure spending boost

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday his office would soon publish a multi-year infrastructure spending plan worth more than 100 billion shekel ($28 billion).

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Atlantic storm: Where will Irma go?

Hurricane Irma is swirling in the Atlantic, giving few indications of a future path and denying forecasters a chance to catch their breaths after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

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Wedding dress: Nothing else in house survived, but it did

For many victims of Hurricane Harvey, it was the memories of lifetimes that washed away in raging floodwaters.

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Flooding from Harvey isn't over in Beaumont, Texas, where there's high water and lack of flowing tap water

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Where There’s Smoke, There’s a Conspiracy Theory at a Russian Consulate

Just what the Russians had set afire at their consulate in San Francisco, a day after the State Department ordered it shuttered, remains a burning question.

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BRIEF-Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. Provides unaudited balance sheet information and asset coverage ratio update as of Aug. 31, 2017

* Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. Provides unaudited balance sheet information and asset coverage ratio update as of Aug. 31, 2017

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Planned German urban transport infrastructure fund may be doubled: reports

BERLIN (Reuters) - A planned fund to improve urban transport infrastructure in Germany may be boosted to a billion euros when Chancellor Angela Merkel meets on Monday with representatives of towns particularly affected by diesel emissions, media reported.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

Where to Donate to Harvey Victims (and How to Avoid Scams)

Find out how to help those affected by the devastating flooding in Texas.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Airbus hopes M&A talk does not distract United Tech from operations

PARIS/NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Airbus has urged supplier United Technologies Corp to stay focused on fixing industrial problems that have delayed new aircraft deliveries even if it presses ahead with plans to buy avionics and seats maker Rockwell Collins Inc.

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Together again: Pets and owners reunited

Family members are finding each other again after being separated by Hurricane Harvey, including their pets. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.

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Evacuees: Where 10,000 people are living after Harvey

Thousands of wet and weary victims from Hurricane Harvey poured into the Georgia R. Brown Convention Center to find dry land.

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White House wants to help states, cities offload infrastructure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration told state and local officials on Wednesday that it will use its infrastructure plan to create incentives for the private sector to finance or take over public entities like bridges, tunnels and highways.

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Seeking shelter: See where 10,000 people are living

More than 10,000 people take shelter in Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center after being displaced by Hurricane Harvey.

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BRIEF-Stolt-Nielsen issues statement on impact of Hurricane Harvey on its operations

* Stolt-Nielsen Ltd - All company assets in Houston suffered no material damage, there are no reports of spills or product contaminations as result of storm

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Airbus says hopes M&A talk will not distract United Tech from operational priorities

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus has urged United Technologies to stay focused on fixing industrial problems that have delayed aircraft deliveries even if it presses ahead with reported plans to buy avionics supplier Rockwell Collins

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Fiction: Illicit Lovers, Reunited in Adulthood

Sylvia Brownrigg’s sequel to “Pages for You” revives a secret lesbian affair between a college freshman and her teaching assistant, 20 years on.

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Guam: America's warrior island, where veterans can't vote

In the first years after the September 11 terror attacks, administrators at Guam's A.B. Won Pat International Airport put up memorial banners to honor members of the military from the island and neighboring US territories who died in Washington's war on terror.

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BRIEF-United Rentals and United Rentals Receivables LLC II enters into agreement

* United Rentals-‍On Aug 29, Co, United Rentals (North America), United Rentals Receivables LLC II entered into assignment, acceptance agreement & amendment no. 6​

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United Tech nears deal to buy Rockwell Collins -WSJ

Aug 29 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp, which makes Pratt and Whitney engines and Otis Elevators, is nearing a deal to buy aircraft component maker Rockwell Collins Inc for more than $20 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-United Bankshares declares dividend and announces new stock repurchase program

* United Bankshares declares dividend and announces new stock repurchase program

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BRIEF-United Airlines provides updated information on the impact of Hurricane Harvey

* United Airlines provides updated information on the impact of Hurricane Harvey

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Whereabouts of former Thai PM Yingluck unknown, defense minister says

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's defense minister on Monday said he did not know the whereabouts of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, days after she failed to show up for a verdict in her trial for negligence at which she faced up to 10 years in prison.

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COLUMN-Harvey may succeed where OPEC has struggled by boosting oil prices: Russell

LAUNCESTON, Australia, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Hurricane Harvey may achieve in global crude oil markets in a few days what OPEC and its allies have struggled to achieve in months - a tightening of supplies and a rise in prices.

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Ousted Trump officials: Where are they now?

President Donald Trump became a household name for his catchphrase "you're fired." And in one way or another since taking office, he's seen a number of his top employees resign or removed. Here are a few of the biggest names to go and where they are now.

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Denmark's Axelsen sinks Lin for title, Japan's Okuhara wins

(Reuters) - Viktor Axelsen blanked China's five-times winner Lin Dan 22-20 21-16 to become the third Danish man to win the world championship title and Japan's Nozomi Okuhara beat India's Pusarla Sindhu 21-19 20-22 22-20 in an epic women's final on Sunday.

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Where Hurricane Harvey Made Landfall, Tough Texans Begin to Clear the Wreckage

The most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in decades damaged or destroyed much of Rockport, which is equal parts fishing village and millionaire’s retreat.

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Denmark's Axelsen, Japan's Okuhara in World Championships final

(Reuters) - Denmark's Viktor Axelsen became the first male player from Europe since Peter Rasmussen in 1997 to enter the final of the BWF World Championships while Japan's Nozomi Okuhara ended Saina Nehwal's campaign in Glasgow on Saturday.

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Patient United move clear, City seal last-gasp win

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United stayed patient to beat Leicester City 2-0 and move two points clear at the top of the Premier League as Manchester City secured a dramatic late win at Bournemouth on Saturday.

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What else happened this week? Snakes, beefs and total totality

We kicked off the week with a total eclipse but that was not all. We had snakes, beefs and a whole lot of other stuff. Here's what happened outside the world of politics.

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Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize.

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I'm saving $30,000 a year. Where do I put it?

It's hard to put a number on how much of your savings should go into different accounts. But you should still have some kind of a strategy.

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Manchester United aim for hat-trick of wins to start season

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Fresh from consecutive 4-0 wins, Manchester United will be aiming for a hat-trick of victories when they face 2015 champions Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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Brazil's Lula says party may field someone else in 2018

PENEDO, Brazil (Reuters) - Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told Reuters on Wednesday that his recent conviction for corruption might mean that his Workers Party will have to field a candidate other than him in next year's election.

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First lady thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending Barron Trump

(Reuters) - First lady Melania Trump has thanked Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of her husband's former rival for the presidency, on Twitter for coming to the defense of the Trumps' youngest son.

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Where are monuments to Confederate general who favored unity after war

So where are Longstreet's statues?

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The place where it rains diamonds

Can you imagine how beautiful it might be to witness snow falling on the rust-colored surface of Mars or a steady rain of glittering diamonds on blue Neptune?

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Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending Barron

First lady Melania Trump thanked former first daughter Chelsea Clinton on Tuesday night for defending Barron Trump against online bullying -- at the same time President Donald Trump was delivering a raucously divisive speech to supporters in Phoenix.

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Where Asia's top chefs shop for ingredients

Regardless of whether it has a trio of Michelin stars attached to its name, a restaurant is nothing without amazing produce.

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White House says some members of infrastructure advisory council resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some members of a White House infrastructure advisory council have resigned, the White House said on Tuesday, days after President Donald Trump's response to violence at a rally by white nationalists in Virginia prompted business leaders and cultural figures to quit other panels in protest.

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BRIEF-United Rentals expands power & HVAC fleet with acquisition of portable power assets

* ‍Has acquired power equipment assets, primarily mobile rental generator sets, from Cummins Inc​

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Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump

Chelsea Clinton took to Twitter in defense of a fellow first child, Barron Trump, after an article criticized the President's youngest son's casual fashion choices.

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GRAPHIC-Total overtakes Shell in North Sea where appetite for assets remains high

* After $10 bln of deals, private equity still plays modest role

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Charities are hitting Trump where it hurts -- the wallet

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Europe wary of security infrastructure despite vehicle attacks

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe has experienced around a dozen cases of drivers using a car or truck to plow into pedestrians like last week's attack in Barcelona, but cities have not rushed to mitigate the risks by changing their layout.

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Dutch build vital new infrastructure: World's biggest bike parking lot

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The city of Utrecht in the cycling-mad Netherlands opened on Monday what it said would be the world's largest parking garage for bikes with room for 12,500 once completed next...

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Jakarta Journal: Jakarta, the City Where Nobody Wants to Walk

A smartphone-tracking study ranked Indonesia last of 46 places in steps per person. In the hot, smoggy capital, vehicle-clogged sidewalks don’t help.

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United States beat Europe to retain Solheim Cup

(Reuters) - The United States beat Europe by five points to retain the Solheim Cup in Iowa on Sunday as the Americans continued their near invincibility on home soil.

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BRIEF-China United Network Communications' shares to resume trade on Aug 21

* Says it plans to raise up to 61.725 billion yuan ($9.25 billion) in share private placement

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Thomas Jefferson's kin: Confederate statues belong elsewhere

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Lethal United hit four again, Liverpool scrape first win

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United netted four goals for the second consecutive week in the Premier League to rout Swansea City 4-0 on Saturday and ensure their highest-scoring start to a season for 110 years.

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Mediator: Where Is the Line? Deadly Protest Forces Media to Decide

In the wake of a tragedy, the media universe is grappling with an issue it has avoided for years.

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Trump drops plan to create infrastructure council: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has abandoned plans to create an infrastructure advisory council, the White House said on Thursday, the day after two other advisory groups were dismantled over the furor caused by Trump's remarks on white supremacists.

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Trump scraps Council on Infrastructure

President Donald Trump has ended plans for an Advisory Council on Infrastructure, a White House official told CNN Thursday.

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Has Trump really united the Democrats?

Defeated, yet defiant, Democratic activists and demonstrators flooded streets across the country and around the world in late January to protest Donald Trump, who just 24 hours earlier was sworn-in as the 45th President of the United States. In Washington, it was a startling sight to see: where Trump supporters had watched his inauguration one day before, now political opponents stood in their place.

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Trump abandons plan to create infrastructure council: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has abandoned plans to create an infrastructure advisory council, the White House said on Thursday, after he scrapped two other advisory groups led by corporate CEOs following his controversial remarks on white nationalists.

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A list of the active hate groups where you live

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UPDATE 1-United Rentals to buy equipment rental chain Neff for about $1.3 bln

Aug 16 (Reuters) - United Rentals Inc, the world's largest construction equipment rental company, will buy Neff Corp for about $1.3 billion, the companies said, topping H&E Equipment Services Inc's about $1.2 billion offer last month.

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United Rentals to buy Neff Corp for about $1.3 bln

Aug 16 (Reuters) - United Rentals Inc said on Wednesday that it would buy construction equipment rental chain Neff Corp for about $1.3 billion.

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BRIEF-United Rentals to buy Neff Corporation for about $1.3 bln

* Entered into a definitive agreement under which United Rentals will acquire Neff for $25 per share in cash

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BRIEF-Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital announces pricing of convertible notes

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc

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BRIEF-UnitedHealth Group ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1 mln for Stephen Hemsley

* UnitedHealth Group Inc says ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1.0 million effective September 1, 2017 for Stephen Hemsley - SEC filing​

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Where Confederate monuments end up

Confederate landmarks reflect America's evolving story, from the way they originally were intended to the way communities are trying to change them today.

Writing and Writers nytimes.com

The Rooms Where Writers Work

Javier Zamora, Danzy Senna and Camille Bordas on place and process.

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UnitedHealth names Wichmann CEO, Helmsley executive chairman

NEW YORK (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Wednesday president David Wichmann will become the company's chief executive, succeeding Stephen Hemsley, who is moving to the newly created role of executive chairman after more than a decade at the helm of the largest U.S. health insurer.

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UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley to step down

Aug 16 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc's chief executive, Stephen Hemsley, is stepping down and will be succeeded by President David Wichmann, the largest U.S. health insurer said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Tidewater Midstream And Infrastructure announces strategic acquisitions within Deep Basin and Montney regions

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Tidewater Midstream And Infrastructure Ltd

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Trump infrastructure push rolls back environmental rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rolled back rules regarding environmental reviews and restrictions on government-funded building projects in flood-prone areas as part of his proposal to spend $1 trillion to fix aging U.S. infrastructure.

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Trump orders faster permitting on infrastructure projects

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order to speed approvals of permits for highways, bridges and other major building efforts as part of his proposal to spend $1 trillion to fix aging U.S. infrastructure.

Floods nytimes.com

Trump to Roll Back Obama’s Flood Standards for Infrastructure

The White House is expected to eliminate standards set in 2015 to develop new infrastructure with climate change and sea-level rise in mind.

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ETFs are hot everywhere but workplace retirement plans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company...

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CORRECTED-YOUR MONEY-ETFs are hot everywhere but workplace retirement plans

NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group.

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Trump to sign executive order Tuesday on infrastructure projects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday "establishing discipline and accountability in the environmental review and permitting process for infrastructure projects," the White House said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Capstone Infrastructure Corporation announces second quarter 2017 results

* Capstone Infrastructure Corp qtrly revenue C$40.4 million versus C$32.5 million

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BRIEF-United Community Bancorp increases quarterly dividend to $0.10/share‍​

* United Community Bancorp says board approved an increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend from $0.09 per share to $0.10 per share - SEC filing‍​ ‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vqnsgM) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Azul announces expansion of international network from Brazil to the United States​

* ‍Announces two new markets from Brazil to Florida, which are Belo Horizonte to Orlando, and Belem to Fort Lauderdale (Miami)​

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Chelsea Manning makes her Vogue debut

The former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, who served time in prison for leaking classified documents, will be featured in the magazine's coveted September issue.

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Chipotle closes location where mice were spotted

Chipotle has closed a Dallas location where mice were spotted inside.

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BRIEF-Manchester United announces upsizing and pricing of Class A ordinary shares

* Manchester United announces upsizing and pricing of Class A ordinary shares by the selling shareholder

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BRIEF-United Airlines to offer flights from denver and san francisco

* United Airlines to offer more options for seattle-area customers with daily service between paine field and its Denver and San Francisco hubs

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Chelsea Manning photographed for Vogue

Chelsea Manning is making her Vogue debut.

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BRIEF-Maven Gig expands across United States

* Freelance drivers in Los Angeles have access to maven gig vehicles

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United Airlines apologizes for death of dog on flight

(Reuters) - United Airlines apologized on Wednesday to the owners of dog who died in an aircraft cargo hold during a flight from Houston to San Francisco, the latest death of an animal under the airline's care.

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BRIEF-United-Guardian Q2 earnings per share $0.24

* United-Guardian reports strong 2nd quarter and 6-month results

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United Nations Appoints Alison Smale of The New York Times to Top Post for Public Information

Ms. Smale, a veteran correspondent and editor for The Times, will join the United Nations from Berlin, where she is the newspaper’s bureau chief.

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Where's new White House chief of staff as Trump warns N. Korea?

As President Donald Trump, his arms crossed and his expression dour, warned North Korea on Tuesday of US "fire and fury," his new chief of staff sat across the table stone-faced.

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BRIEF-Ferroglobe confirms United States Department of Commerce’S preliminary determinations imposing subsidy duties against imports of silicon metal

* Ferroglobe confirms United States Department of Commerce’S preliminary determinations imposing subsidy duties against imports of silicon metal

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After United Fallout, Airlines Are Bumping Fewer Passengers

Airlines recently reported the lowest bump rate since 1995, a Transportation Department report said. A dragging episode in April may have played a role.

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Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup

(Reuters) - Real Madrid beat Manchester United 2-1 on Tuesday to lift the European Super Cup for the fourth time as they became the first team to retain the trophy since AC Milan in 1990.

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UPDATE 2-Soccer-Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup

* United reply through Lukaku but fail to draw level (Adds quotes)

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BRIEF-Polaris Infrastructure announces quarterly dividend increase

* Polaris Infrastructure announces quarterly dividend increase

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Soccer-Real Madrid see off United to win European Super Cup

Aug 8 (Reuters) - Real Madrid beat Manchester United 2-1 to lift the European Super Cup for the fourth time on Tuesday as they became the first team to retain the trophy since AC Milan in 1990.

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BRIEF-United Continental says ‍July 2017 consolidated traffic increased 3.9 pct​

* Says ‍July 2017 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 3.9 percent​

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Where India will be in another 70 years?

As the clock struck midnight on August 15, 1947, the world's biggest democracy was born. India had become an independent nation.

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BRIEF-‍United Airlines increases nonstop service from six hub cities to cities in 5 U.S. states

* Is increasing nonstop service from six hub cities to cities in Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Nevada​

Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Public Works Funding Falls as Infrastructure Deteriorates

Public construction spending is dropping across the country, and officials are concerned about safety and quality of life as existing infrastructure ages and falls into disrepair.

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Thin Chelsea squad must steer clear of injuries, says Cahill

(Reuters) - Chelsea captain Gary Cahill says keeping players fit will be crucial in the upcoming season with the Premier League club's first-team squad looking light on numbers compared to rivals.

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Infrastructure borrowing drops as U.S. states await Trump plan details

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump arrived in office having promised a bold $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan over 10 years for roads, bridges, airports and transit systems crumbling by the day across the United States.

Social Media nytimes.com

The Shift: Political Donors Put Their Money Where the Memes Are

Funding is flowing into social media, where partisan organizations are specializing in creating viral messages to reach voters.

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Where transgender troops serve openly

Two years ago, Micha Yehudi hit rock bottom.

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UPDATE 1-United Technologies in bid to acquire Rockwell Collins -source

Aug 4 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp, the U.S. maker of Otis Elevators and Carrier air conditioners, has submitted an offer to acquire aircraft component manufacturer Rockwell Collins Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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United Technologies in bid to acquire Rockwell Collins -source

Aug 4 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp has submitted an offer to acquire aircraft component maker Rockwell Collins Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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BRIEF-United Community Bancorp Q4 earnings per share $0.24

* United Community Bancorp reports fourth quarter and year end results

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11 things Germany does better than anywhere else

Cars. Efficiency. Leather shorts. Germany is known around the globe for excelling at a variety of things. Germans themselves are known as friendly and welcoming people, even if everyone thinks we have a nonexistent sense of humor.

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Why Chelsea Handler is thanking Donald Trump

Comedian Chelsea Handler said President Donald Trump scares "the sh-- out of me" during a lively conversation with CNN's Jake Tapper on Saturday night.

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Where Jane Austen Danced, Dined or Dallied

On the 200th anniversary of her death, a group of spirited fans takes an Austen-themed tour of England.

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Brazil police arrest ex-Rio infrastructure head in Olympics graft probe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police on Thursday opened a new front in their investigation into alleged corruption involving Olympic projects, arresting Rio de Janeiro's former head of infrastructure on suspicions he took bribes.

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BRIEF-Regeneron says expects that Dupixent will have broad market access in the United States by the end of the year

* Regeneron CEO says U.S. Eylea sales have grown steadily since launch, without any price increases. Growth has been driven by new patients & new indications

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Millions in US live nowhere near a hospital, jeopardizing their lives

As a nurse practitioner, Wanda Liddell knew it was a medical emergency when she saw one of her patients struggling to breathe last month. But in her backcountry town of Cross City, Florida, the ambulance took 30 minutes to arrive. Even worse, it was another 45 miles to the nearest hospital.

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The United States and Russia are plunging deeper into their worst crisis since the Cold War

The United States and Russia are plunging deeper into their worst crisis since the Cold War, with politics in both nations outpacing the capacity of either government to mitigate the danger.

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Where summer never ends, Malaysians chase Winter Olympics dream

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - In the middle of a sprawling construction site in equatorial Malaysia, over a dozen young men sporting ice skates and protective gear hit the skating rink to do their morning drills.