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Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Trump Wants More Big Infrastructure Projects. The Obstacles Can Be Big, Too.

The president is pushing for repairs to the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, and he has promised to streamline government approvals. It still might not be enough.

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BRIEF-UNITED STATES LIME & MINERALS ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF REPURCHASE PROGRAM

* UNITED STATES LIME & MINERALS ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF REPURCHASE PROGRAM

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Where to eat in Chicago right now

New York and Los Angeles might occasionally vie for the title, but many experts agree: Chicago is the best restaurant city in America right now.

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BRIEF-Lumos Networks completes sale to EQT Infrastructure

* Lumos Networks completes sale to EQT Infrastructure Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

da Vinci, Leonardo nytimes.com

A Leonardo Sold for $450 Million. What Else Could You Buy?

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” painting is already spoken for, but here are a few things you could also afford for that price tag.

Muslims and Islam nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: If Saudi Arabia Reforms, What Happens to Islamists Elsewhere?

The crown prince’s apparent moderation is undermining both fundamentalists and mainstream Muslim politicians.

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MEDIA-Philippines taps Facebook for internet infrastructure plan - Inquirer

-- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy.

Cocktails and Mixed Drinks nytimes.com

A Deli Where Rye Comes in Slices and in a Glass

A branch of the Second Avenue Deli is opening an upstairs bar where you can raise a toast (using a Dr. Brown’s) to Jewish culture.

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BRIEF-UnitedHealth says ‍introduced Navigate4Me to offer personalized concierge services​

* Unitedhealth - ‍introduced Navigate4Me, to offer people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans personalized concierge services​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

Inside the Truce Village Where a North Korean Soldier Defected

It’s the only spot in the DMZ where soldiers from the North and South stand just feet from one another. It’s also one of the few where someone could make a break for it.

Pianos nytimes.com

Where It’s Made: A Steinway Grand Piano

Step inside the Steinway & Sons factory in Hamburg, Germany, where grand pianos have been handmade since 1904. Follow the process from the lumber yard to the selection room.

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South Korea detects no unusual activity at border where North Korean defected

SEOUL (Reuters) - No unusual activity has been detected at the border with North Korea where a North Korean soldier defected this week, South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Where rights stand on same-sex marriage around the world

Australia has voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Here's where rights stand on same-sex marriage around the world.

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Sessions says he now recalls campaign meeting where Russia discussed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he now recalls a meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed, despite earlier testifying that he was unaware of any such contacts.

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BRIEF-Jana Partners takes sole share stake in UnitedHealth, dissolves sole share stake in Cognizant

* Jana Partners LLC takes sole share stake of 227,730 shares in UnitedHealth Group Inc - SEC filing

Social Media nytimes.com

Noted: Where Are All the Nannies on Instagram?

For a number of reasons, many parents on social media seem uncomfortable displaying the help they get for their children from paid caretakers.

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Human auction: Where lives sell for $400

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.

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UPDATE 4-Venezuela offers chocolates but little else to creditors

CARACAS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government gifted chocolates to creditors at debt talks on Monday, but little else in terms of firm proposals to renegotiate $60 billion in bonds, suggesting the struggling OPEC nation lacks a strategy to avert default.

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BRIEF-United Technologies says ‍issued EUR 750 mln of floating rate notes due 2019​

* United Technologies says ‍issued EUR 750 million of floating rate notes due 2019​ - SEC filing

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United resumes Newark-Delhi flights after halt due to poor air quality

NEW YORK/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - United Airlines on Sunday resumed flights from Newark, New Jersey to New Delhi, India, according to the airline's website, after suspending the service temporarily over concerns about poor air quality in the Indian capital.

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BRIEF-Resmed updates on United Kingdom case with Fisher & Paykel​

* Ruling has no impact on Resmed's commercial operations in UK​

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United halts Newark-Delhi flights on poor air quality

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Airlines has temporary suspended flights from Newark, New Jersey to New Delhi, India, on poor air quality concerns in the Indian capital, according to a company spokesman on Sunday.

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United States battle past Belarus to win 18th Fed Cup

MINSK (Reuters) - The United States put in a battling performance to beat hosts Belarus 3-2 on Sunday and win a record-extending 18th Fed Cup title, their first in 17 years.

Tiffany & Company nytimes.com

Where to Go Now: Finally, You Can Have Breakfast at Tiffany

Tiffany & Co. opened the first-ever café at its flagship New York store, where visitors can now have breakfast and channel Audrey Hepburn.

Driverless and Semiautonomous Vehicles nytimes.com

Where Self-Driving Cars Go to Learn

Arizona’s promise to keep the driverless car industry free of regulations has attracted dozens of companies, including Uber, Waymo and Lyft.

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Trans-Pacific trade deal advances without United States

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, after last-minute resistance from Canada raised new doubts about its survival.

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TPP trade deal advances without United States

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, after last minute resistance from Canada raised new doubts about its survival.

Beijing (China) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: China Has Donald Trump Just Where It Wants Him

Around Asia, the last thing countries want is to have to choose between China and the United States.

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BRIEF-TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers reach second tentative agreement for new four-year contract

* TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers reach second tentative agreement for new four-year contract

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It's so bad, United has stopped flying there

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Indo-Pacific? Not from where China is sitting...

BEIJING/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As U.S. President Donald Trump and some of America's democratic allies talk up a vision of "Indo-Pacific" cooperation, China is determined to ensure that the future belongs to "Asia".

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United States discussing sale of F-35s to partner nations, U.S. official says in UAE

DUBAI, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The United States is in talks to sell F35 fighter jets to partner nations, a senior U.S. military official said during a visit to the United Arab Emirates, without giving details.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

News Analysis: A Middle-Class Tax Cut? It Depends Who and Where You Are

With details evolving, uncertainty remains, but House and Senate Republican proposals are unfavorable to those in high-cost states that are Democratic bastions.

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Pastor may demolish Texas church where massacre took place

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The pastor of a rural Texas church sprayed with gunfire in a shooting rampage that killed 26 people is considering demolishing the building and putting a memorial in its place, a Southern Baptist Convention official said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-UNITED-GUARDIAN INC REPORTS QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.24

* UNITED-GUARDIAN INC QTRLY NET SALES $3.2 MILLION VERSUS $3.5 MILLION​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Dogs nytimes.com

Pet City: Where the Dogs Are

Long Meadow in Prospect Park during off-leash hours is like a paradise for dogs. Unless your Shih-Tzu is a timid scaredy-cat.

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Where Snapchat went wrong

Snapchat's parent company admits its app is too difficult to use and misjudged demand for its smart glasses

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There is nobody in charge of the United Kingdom

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Germany's FlixBus to take on Greyhound in the United States

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German long-distance bus firm FlixBus plans to expand to the United States next year, taking on rivals such as Greyhound and Megabus from a base in Los Angeles, it said on Wednesday.

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DNC chair: United Democrats are Trump's worst nightmare

In lite of Democrat Ralph Northam's win in Virginia, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says the Democratic Party's unity is President Trump's worst nightmare.

Saudi Arabia nytimes.com

In Saudi Arabia, Where Family and State Are One, Arrests May Be Selective

About 500 people have been detained without charge in a corruption crackdown, but how corruption is defined is unclear.

Hariri, Saad nytimes.com

Where’s Saad Hariri? Lebanon Wants to Know

The country is abuzz over whether the prime minister is a prisoner of Saudi Arabia — literally or figuratively — and when he will be back.

Amadiya (Iraq) nytimes.com

Amadiya Journal: An Iraqi Town Where Muslims, Jews and Christians Coexist, in Theory

Behind a wall, in a garden, at the foot of an old stone staircase, is the underground tomb of Hazana of Amadiya, a Jew celebrated by some Muslims and Christians, too.

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BRIEF-Starbucks says opening first princi bakery and cafe location in United States

* ‍ANNOUNCED OPENING OF FIRST PRINCI BAKERY AND CAFÉ LOCATION IN UNITED STATES AT ITS STARBUCKS RESERVE ROASTERY IN SEATTLE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Louvre Abu Dhabi nytimes.com

Louvre Abu Dhabi, a Cultural Cornerstone Where East Meets West

The Emirates’ aim: to promote the capital as a tolerant global city, and its flagship museum, opening this week, as a bridge between civilizations.

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The place where the Cold War never ended

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Is South Korea’s Alliance with the United States Worth It?

It is time for South Koreans to question the myth that the bond is sacrosanct.

Freedom of Speech and Expression nytimes.com

Sidebar: Where to Draw Line on Free Speech? Wedding Cake Case Vexes Lawyers

The case of a Colorado baker who refused to serve a gay couple on free speech grounds poses a test for First Amendment experts.

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Where to indulge your inner geek in Silicon Valley

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Texas gunman attacked church where in-laws worshipped, sheriff says

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man thrown out of the U.S. Air Force for beating his wife and child shot killed 26 people in a rural Texas church where his in-laws worshipped before fatally shooting himself, officials said, in the latest in a string of U.S. mass shootings.

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UPDATE 1-United weighs purchase of new Boeing 767 passenger jets -WSJ

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc is considering replacing wide-body planes with new Boeing 767 passenger jets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Ethiopia nytimes.com

‘We Are Everywhere’: How Ethiopia Became a Land of Prying Eyes

The governing party in this East African nation has a network of millions of loyalists and informers to watch each village and every neighborhood. Meet one of them, a farmer and enforcer.

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United weighs purchase of new Boeing 767 passenger jets: WSJ

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc is considering replacing wide-body planes with new Boeing 767 passenger jets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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United weighs purchase of new Boeing 767 passenger jets -WSJ

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc is considering replacing wide-body planes with new Boeing 767 passenger jets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Tax Shelters nytimes.com

The Paradise Papers: Millions of Leaked Files Shine Light on Where the Elite Hide Their Money

The leak, called the Paradise Papers, centers on an offshore law firm that has helped obscure the wealth of multinational companies and the superrich.

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Pelosi on impeaching Trump: Not somewhere we should go

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says if Democrats retake the House of Representatives in 2018, they should focus on unifying the country, not impeaching President Trump.

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Ousted Catalan leader calls for united front for independence

MADRID (Reuters) - Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont called on Saturday for a united political front in the Dec. 21 election to continue the drive for independence from Spain and to protest the imprisonment of former members of the regional government.

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BRIEF-Fortify Resources enters definitive agreement with DV Infrastructure

* Fortify Resources Inc. enters into definitive agreement with DV Infrastructure Corp.

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Trump says he recalls little about meeting where aide spoke of Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he did not remember much about a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty this month as part of a federal probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Trump says recalls little about meeting where aide mentioned Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday said he did not remember much about a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty this month as part of a federal investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. election campaign.

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China disputes Trump's claims of fentanyl 'flood' into United States

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's drug control agency disputed on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that most of the synthetic drug fentanyl at the heart of the U.S. opioid crisis was produced in China.

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Central bankers on the move, but where's the inflation?

LONDON (Reuters) - Now the Bank of England has raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, it is beyond doubt major central banks in industrialized economies are eager to shift away from ultra-easy policy.

Manhattan, NY, Attack (October, 2017) nytimes.com

Where Was the New York Terror Suspect Radicalized?

Sayfullo Saipov is the suspect in the New York terror attack that left eight dead. He has been in the United States for seven years but is from Uzbekistan. That has put a spotlight on this little-known country in Central Asia.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Where the STEM Jobs Are (and Where They Aren’t)

The enthusiasm for science education rests on the assumption that these fields are flush with opportunity. Physicists, go digital.

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UPM wraps up talks on infrastructure for new Uruguay pulp plant

HELSINKI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Finnish pulp and paper maker UPM has concluded months of talks with Uruguay on infrastructure improvements for a new pulp plant project in the South American country.

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BRIEF-ECHOPOINT MEDIA SIGNS MEASUREMENT AGREEMENT FOR LOCAL TELEVISION RATINGS FROM NIELSEN​

* ECHOPOINT MEDIA HAS SIGNED A NEW MEASUREMENT AGREEMENT FOR LOCAL TELEVISION RATINGS AND QUALITATIVE INSIGHTS FROM NIELSEN​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Terrorism nytimes.com

A Mangled School Bus, Bodies Everywhere; ‘It Was Surreal’

A Home Depot truck ramming bicyclists. The driver emerging with weapons drawn. For those who saw the attack, it was as confusing as it was gruesome.

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BRIEF-United States Steel reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.83

* United States Steel Corporation reports third quarter 2017 results

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Where socioeconomic development lags, vision problems are more common

(Reuters Health) - Low levels of socioeconomic development are closely linked with a high burden of vision impairment, a recent study involving 190 countries and territories suggests.

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UK's Brexit preparations accelerating, cabinet united behind PM May: spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's preparations for leaving the European Union are accelerating significantly, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Tuesday, describing her cabinet of senior ministers as united in seeking a Brexit deal from the EU.

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U.S. oil exports boom, putting infrastructure to the test

NEW YORK/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Tankers carrying record levels of crude are leaving in droves from Texas and Louisiana ports, and more growth in the fledgling U.S. oil export market may before long test the limits of infrastructure like pipelines, dock space and ship traffic.

Infant Mortality nytimes.com

796 Irish Children Vanished. Where Are They?

For decades, the bones of children lay near a home for unmarried mothers and their babies. It took an amateur historian and the horrific memories of those who had lived there to bring the tragedy to light.

Domino, Fats nytimes.com

Where to Go Now: How to Experience Fats Domino’s New Orleans

Stop by his former home in the Lower Ninth Ward, see a show at Tipitina’s, spend a few minutes at the corner of Rampart and Canal.

New York City nytimes.com

New York Today: New York Today: A ‘Maritime Forest’ Where Sandy’s Waters Rose

Friday: Replenishing the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, your weekend lineup, and traces of old New York.

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UPDATE 2-Soccer-Holders Man United at Bristol City after delayed draw

* Twitter UK, EFL apologise after draw is delayed (Adds Twitter, EFL statements)

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White House wants Congress to boost disaster aid, cut spending elsewhere

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House plans to ask the U.S. Congress for a third round of disaster aid in mid-November as the costs continue to pour in for helping rebuild after hurricanes, but Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has told lawmakers he wants to see spending cuts elsewhere.

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White House wants Congress to boost disaster aid, reduce spending elsewhere

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House plans to ask the U.S. Congress for "several tens of billions of dollars" more disaster aid in mid-November to help Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas rebuild after hurricanes, but also wants to seek spending cuts elsewhere.

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BRIEF-Nielsen reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.41

* Q3 revenue $1.641 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.65 billion

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BRIEF-Ablynx prices $200 mln IPO in the United States

* Ablynx prices $200 million initial public offering in the United States

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BRIEF-United Community Banks reports Q3 earnings per share $0.38 excluding items

* United Community Banks Inc announces third quarter earnings

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UPDATE 3-United Technologies progresses on engine fixes, raises forecasts

* Ups low end of 2017 sales forecast to $59.0 bln from $58.5 bln

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United Tech beats Street, lifts forecasts again

(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp's quarterly profit topped analysts' estimates, driven by higher sales in its Pratt & Whitney business, prompting it to raise its 2017 adjusted profit forecast for the second time this year.

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United Tech tops profit estimates, raises forecasts

(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, and raised its full-year earnings per share and sales forecasts for the second time this year.

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Chaotic scenes as suspects wheeled around airport where North Korean leader's brother killed

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Handcuffed, wearing bulletproof vests and under heavily armed guard, the two women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader were pushed around a Malaysian airport in wheelchairs on Tuesday during a court visit to the crime scene.

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BRIEF-United Therapeutics announces FDA approval of third generation nebulizer for the Tyvaso inhalation system

* United Therapeutics announces FDA approval of third generation nebulizer for the Tyvaso inhalation system

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BRIEF-‍Equinix to launch direct access to Oracle Cloud infrastructure in 16 new markets​

* ‍Equinix to launch direct access to Oracle Cloud infrastructure in 16 additional markets​

Labor and Jobs nytimes.com

Where Internet Orders Mean Real Jobs, and New Life for Communities

Vast warehouses are being built, fueling a demand for lower-skilled workers and reviving areas that once relied on manufacturing.

Armas, Carlos Castillo nytimes.com

Editorial: Where Have All Our Heroes Gone?

Let’s get back into the habit of gathering to celebrate the exceptional among us. Who’s on your list?

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Australia's Groves cleared of breach of whereabouts rules

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rio Olympics silver medalist Madeline Groves has been cleared of a third breach of anti-doping 'whereabouts rules' and is free to compete at next year's Commonwealth Games, Swimming Australia said on Saturday.

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BRIEF-‍Tentative agreement between Timkensteel, United Steelworkers voted down​

* ‍Tentative agreement between Timkensteel, United Steelworkers voted down​

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The haunting building where ISIS made its last stand in Raqqa

It is a place haunted not so much by the ghosts of those imprisoned within, but by the words they left behind on the walls.

Wildfires nytimes.com

Where Did the Napa Fire Begin? Investigators Scour the Ashes

Dozens of investigators are digging through the debris of the Northern California fires to determine what sparked the blazes.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Cultured Traveler: Where to See (Really See) the Art of Maya Lin

The work of the artist and architect — and the meditation and reflection it inspires — can be experienced in New England cities large and small.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Vacationing in the United States? Be Warned, Some Countries Say

Mass shootings, potential terrorist attacks and natural disasters lead to a spate of new travel advisories.

Mulherin, Joe (nothing,nowhere.) nytimes.com

nothing,nowhere. Blends Hip-Hop and Emo to Make Tomorrow’s Pop

Joe Mulherin is part of an emerging group of artists that is bridging the chasm between rap and rock. His debut is one of the most promising albums of the year.

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BRIEF-Mammoth Energy's Cobra subsidiary enters into contract for rebuilding Puerto Rico's energy infrastructure​

* ‍Mammoth Energy announces that its Cobra subsidiary has entered into a contract to aid in rebuilding of Puerto Rico's energy infrastructure​

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Where is the leader of ISIS?

As US-backed forces this week announced they'd ousted ISIS from its self-declared capital in Syria, the fate of the terror group's reclusive leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, remains a mystery.

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United shares nosedive after CEO admits airline is in a 'competitive hole'

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BRIEF-People's United Financial reports Q3 earnings $0.26/shr

* People's United Financial reports third quarter net income of $90.8 million, or $0.26 per common share

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Gold Star mom: Someone else should make condolence calls

Gold Star mother Michelle Deford says that the White House should "put someone else in charge of condolence calls to Gold Star families," referring to President Trump's controversial call to a Gold Star widow.

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BRIEF-United Automobile Workers says members at Baltimore Horseshoe Casino ratify contract‍​

* UAW members at Baltimore Horseshoe Casino ratify contract‍​

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United Airlines shares tumble as fourth quarter guidance underwhelms

(Reuters) - United Airlines shares fell sharply on Thursday, losing as much as 11.5 percent in midday trading as investors sold the carrier's shares after it released disappointing forecasts for the fourth quarter.

Television nytimes.com

Review: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Slowly Goes Where Dark TV Has Gone Before

Through its first five episodes, this moody series has some good ideas as it tries to adapt the franchise to the times. But it could use an energy boost.

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'Nowhere to hide': North Korean missiles spur anxiety in Japan fishing town

ERIMO, Japan (Reuters) - Ever since North Korea lobbed two missiles far above this windswept fishing town on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, seaweed farmer Mitsuyo Kawamura says she's been on edge.

Iraq nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Iraq Will Remain United

For three years, we have battled terrorists — and the odds. We will not allow the Kurds to rip our country apart.

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Chelsea Handler leaving her talk show

Chelsea Handler is saying farewell to her self-titled talk show on Netflix to dive deeper into what she feels is her next chapter -- activism.

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United Airlines profit falls, sees margin decline this quarter

(Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell slightly less than investors had feared as the third-largest U.S. carrier was hit by $185 million in pre-tax losses caused by canceled flights during the Atlantic hurricane season.

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UPDATE 2-United Airlines profit falls, sees margin decline this quarter

Oct 18 (Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell slightly less than investors had feared as the third-largest U.S. carrier was hit by $185 million in pretax losses caused by canceled flights during the Atlantic hurricane season.

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BRIEF-United Continental reports Q3 earnings $2.12/shr​

* United Continental Holdings Inc - ‍UAL reported third-quarter net income of $637 million, diluted earnings per share of $2.12​

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United Airlines third-quarter profit falls, hurt by storms

(Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell by a third to $669 million from the year-ago period, partly due to $185 million in pretax losses caused by canceled flights during the Atlantic hurricane season.

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On Iran, U.S. asks U.N. Security Council: 'Where's the outrage?'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States accused Iran on Wednesday of violating several United Nations Security Council resolutions, saying it would no longer "turn a blind eye" and asking the 15-member council of Tehran's behavior: "where's the outrage?"

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BRIEF-AIG's Travel Guard insurance services available to United Airlines' customers

* AIG Travel's Travel Guard insurance products and services now available to United Airlines' customers Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Turkey says will not submit to 'impositions' from United States in visa crisis

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will not submit to "impositions" from the United States over an on-going visa crisis and will reject any conditions it cannot meet, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday.

Organizations, Societies and Clubs nytimes.com

Inside a Secretive Group Where Women Are Branded

A self-help organization in Albany called Nxivm has begun to unravel as members reveal disturbing practices and fears of blackmail.

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Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week.

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'Oh my God, this is crazy': 911 calls from nursing home where patients died in heat

We know how the ordeal ended -- with the deaths of 14 people from a sweltering Florida nursing home.

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UnitedHealth sees growth in 2018, opportunities in Trump plans

(Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, said earnings will grow 13 to 16 percent in 2018 as medical costs remain low, and that it expects to benefit from new insurance products backed by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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UPDATE 5-UnitedHealth sees growth in 2018, opportunities in Trump plans

* Shares up more than 5 percent after forecast (Adds details on UNH association plans, background on Obamacare)

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UnitedHealth sees growth in 2018, a year of changes by Trump

(Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer,

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UPDATE 4-UnitedHealth sees growth in 2018, a year of changes by Trump

* Shares up 5 percent after forecast (Adds analyst comment, updates shares)

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UPDATE 2-UnitedHealth tops profit estimates on strength in Optum business

* Shares up 1.4 percent premarket (Adds third-quarter details, background and share move)

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UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth tops profit estimate on growth across businesses

Oct 17 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast, helped by growth across all its businesses.

Names, Geographical nytimes.com

Fixes: Beyond the GPS, Mapping Every Place, Everywhere

A three-word answer to the global question, ‘Where are you?’

Hurricane Irma (2017) nytimes.com

911 Calls From Nursing Home Where Residents Died: ‘Oh My God, This Is Crazy’

The police in Hollywood, Fla., released 911 calls from a nursing home under investigation after some of its residents died in the post-hurricane heat.

cnn.com

Hong Kong: Where North Korea launders its money?

Easey Commercial Building is an unassuming mid-rise office tower on Hennessy Road, an artery that runs through Hong Kong's busy Wan Chai district. The structure sits among scenery that's classic Hong Kong: bright lights, tall buildings, people rushing about.

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Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

(Reuters) - Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley put the Premier League club up for sale on Monday, signaling a possible end to his decade-long reign at St James' Park.

Chelsea, Manhattan Bombing (2016) nytimes.com

New Jersey Man Found Guilty in Chelsea Bombing

Ahmad Khan Rahimi was charged with carrying out a two-day bombing spree that turned West 23rd Street into a debris field and terrorized the region.

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Chelsea bomber found guilty

A jury found Ahmad Rahimi guilty of eight federal charges Monday in connection with a September 2016 bombing that wounded 30 people in New York.

European Union nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Where’s the E.U. in the Catalonia Crisis?

The problems in Spain are just the latest chapter in the ongoing battle between populism and the European Union.

Baseball nytimes.com

On Baseball: How the Astros Went From Nowhere to the Brink of the World Series

Jeff Luhnow, Houston’s general manager, used savvy draft strategies to turn around a club that was among baseball’s worst five years ago.

Shortages nytimes.com

California Fires Leave Many Homeless Where Housing Was Already Scarce

A state that was struggling with slow construction, soaring prices and rents now must find accommodation for thousands of evacuees from scorched zones.

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Manchester City dazzle after Anfield bore draw, Chelsea lose

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over neighbors Manchester United at the top of the Premier League thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

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Iranians fear economic hardship, but united against Trump

ANKARA, Oct 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's hardened stance towards Iran evoked a mixture of indifference and national pride among Iranians on Saturday but many were concerned about economic hardship should a multinational nuclear deal unravel.

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Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein faces an onslaught of harassment and assault allegations. Where will it end?

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BRIEF-United technologies says board increased size from 12 to 13 directors

* United Technologies- in connection with Meghan O’Sullivan’S election, board increased size from 12 to 13 directors, effective as of Nov 1, 2017‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2yiymay) Further company coverage:

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U.S. drops lawsuit against UnitedHealth after losing court ruling

Oct 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. government dropped a lawsuit accusing UnitedHealth Group Inc of submitting false claims to get inflated Medicare payouts, a court filing on Thursday showed, a week after a judge dismissed the complaint but said it could be amended.

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Photos: Mata's life in the United States

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BRIEF-Macquarie Infrastructure says conversion ratio on convertible senior notes due 2023 increased to 8.9713 shares​

* MIC announces conversion ratio adjustment to convertible senior notes due 2023

Disasters and Emergencies nytimes.com

Editorial Observer: Getting Help Where It’s Needed in Puerto Rico

The island doesn’t need threats. It needs experts who know how to get essential supplies to disaster zones.

Interior Design and Furnishings nytimes.com

Home and Work: A Paris Boudoir Where Everything’s Meant to Be Touched

The jewelry designer Betony Vernon helps clients find erotic awareness through a combination of talk therapy, movement and occasional treatments.

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Firefighters work tirelessly as blazes scorching Northern California's wine country are nowhere near containment

The flames are spreading fast, the firefighters are stretched thin and the blazes rampaging through Northern California's wine country are nowhere near containment.

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Trump to nominate Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House chief of staff John Kelly, to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Wednesday.

World Cup 2018 (Soccer) nytimes.com

How the United States Missed the World Cup, Minute by Minute

All the United States national team had to do to get to the World Cup was win. But it didn’t, on a night when its rivals did. Watching an American soccer disaster play out in real time.

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Donald Trump is everywhere

The blitz began early on Tuesday morning. At 6:13 a.m. ET, a jab at the NFL. Five minutes later, Democrats are in the barrel: "They don't care about safety for U.S.A." There followed a pledge to use "the power of the pen to give great HealthCare to many people -- FAST." But first -- it's 6:42 a.m. now -- it's on to Jemele Hill, the ESPN reporter.

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Cambodia's Hun Sen renews criticism of United States amid escalating row

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday renewed his criticism of the United States, a week after a leading opposition figure fled the country over fears of a widening crackdown on government critics ahead of next year's election.

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United States miss out on World Cup after Trinidad loss

(Reuters) - The United States will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 next year after a humiliating 2-1 defeat at the hands of Trinidad & Tobago in Couva on Tuesday.

Soccer nytimes.com

Trinidad and Tobago 2, United States 1: United States to Miss World Cup After Loss in Trinidad and Tobago

The stunning defeat, combined with wins by Honduras and Panama, meant the U.S. will not participate in the Cup finals for the first time since 1986.

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United States miss out on World Cup after loss in Trinidad

(Reuters) - The United States will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 next year after a humiliating 2-1 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago in Couva on Tuesday.

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Where Tokyo's top bartender likes to drink and dine

Tokyo is home to no shortage of worthy hole-in-the-wall bars.

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Man in coma after burns, daughter's whereabouts unknown

As firefighters battle deadly wildfires across Northern California, families are frantically searching for missing loved ones.

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BRIEF-Florence Capital Advisors reports 8.9 pct passive stake in Landmark Infrastructure Partners

* Florence Capital Advisors, LLC reports 8.9 percent passive stake in Landmark Infrastructure Partners Lp as of September 12, 2017 - SEC filing‍​ Source: (http://bit.ly/2y9YlPd) Further company coverage:

Dancing nytimes.com

Soldier Dances, From a Land Where Everyone Serves

Contemporary Israeli dance rarely treats soldiers’ experiences as explicitly as it does in two works in New York this week.

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Art connoisseur? Where to go in Beijing

Art connoisseur? These are the places you're going to want to hit next time you're in Beijing. Video by Black Buddha.

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Terror attacks in U.S. more likely than elsewhere to involve guns

(Reuters Health) - Terrorist attacks are much more likely to involve firearms in the U.S. than in many other high-income industrialized countries, a new study suggests.

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Studio 54: The disco playground where sex and glamor reigned

As Studio 54 co-founder Ian Schrager sees it, there have been exactly two seminal cultural events in the 71 years he's been alive: "Woodstock and Studio," he says. "Not to be presumptuous."

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Motor racing: Hamilton's fourth title more a question of when and where

SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - The question of whether Lewis Hamilton will win his fourth Formula One world championship this year now looks more a matter of when and where after his Japanese Grand Prix triumph on Sunday.

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Still missing Cassini? Here's what else is out there

The Cassini mission to Saturn may be over, but other spacecraft are out there exploring our solar system -- specifically Mars, Jupiter and even Pluto and distant objects on the edge of the solar system

Propaganda nytimes.com

Chinese Village Where Xi Jinping Fled Is Now a Monument to His Power

On the cusp of China’s leadership shake-up, a village where President Xi Jinping spent seven years as a youth now draws pilgrims and a propaganda drive.

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China denies links to alleged cyberattacks in United States targeting exiled tycoon Guo

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has denied responsibility for alleged cyberattacks in the United States appearing to target exiled tycoon Guo Wengui, who has leveled corruption allegations against senior Communist Party officials and applied for political asylum.

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Workers laid off at Florida nursing home where 12 died after Irma

A Florida nursing home where a dozen patients died after Hurricane Irma knocked out power has closed and laid off its 245 employees, according to a notice to state officials.

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U.S. suffers setback in lawsuit against UnitedHealth

Oct 6 (Reuters) - A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit by the U.S. government claiming UnitedHealth Group Inc obtained inflated payments from the government based on inaccurate information about the health status of patients enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

On the Runway: Can Paul Andrew Fix Ferragamo’s Fashion Problem?

The footwear designer is now in charge of women’s wear, too — even though he has not made clothes in his professional career.

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She's hiring women in a region where many won't

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

Where Can You Park a Tiny Home?

As tiny living becomes more popular, tiny-house owners are discovering a not-so-tiny problem: finding a place to put those houses.

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French, Nigerien forces operating where three U.S. soldiers killed

NIAMEY (Reuters) - French and Nigerien troops were conducting operations on Thursday in a region of Niger where three U.S. Army Special Forces members were killed the day before, becoming the first American soldiers to die in West Africa in decades.

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Russian and Saudi state funds in $100 mln infrastructure deal

MOSCOW, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund signed an agreement on Thursday to invest up to $100 million in transport projects in Russia.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

United States Trade Deficit Shrinks in August as Exports Rise

Rising exports and falling imports shrank the trade deficit in goods and services to the lowest level in nearly a year, Commerce Department data showed Thursday.

Computer and Video Games nytimes.com

Where Video Game Conventions Draw 300,000: Not in the U.S.

The rapidly growing Brasil Game Show, scheduled for next month, illustrates how important the industry’s overseas markets have become.

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A high school where 70% of students are from China

Gun Control nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: The Debate That Goes Nowhere

It’s past time to talk about taking away guns. Not everyone’s, and not all of them, but a whole lot.

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BRIEF-TimkenSteel and United Steelworkers tentatively agree on new four-year contract

* TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers reach tentative agreement for new four-year contract

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Nowhere to run: Shooter's angle prevented escape

CNN's Tom Foreman looks at why the Las Vegas shooting was so deadly.

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Mapping it out: Where the shooter was positioned

CNN's Tom Foreman maps out the possible position the shooter may have taken to fire rounds of bullets into a crowd at a music festival in Las Vegas.

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United States renews WTO complaint over Canadian wine retailing

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has kept trade friction with Canada simmering by filing a new version of a trade complaint over Canadian wine retailing, a document published by the World Trade Organization showed on Monday.

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Accused 'Chelsea bomber' removed from New York courtroom as trial begins

(Reuters) - Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the man accused of setting off bombs in New York City and New Jersey in September 2016 and wounding 30 people, was temporarily removed from a Manhattan courtroom after trying to address the court without permission just as his trial was about to start.

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United States takes Canada to WTO over wine retailing

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has launched a complaint at the World Trade Organization to challenge Canada over its rules for wine retailing in grocery stores in the province of British Columbia, a document published by the WTO showed on Monday.

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Nowhere to live in Vegas

A former bartender is one of many living inside a homeless encampment outside Las Vegas. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Positioning for Brexit, France asks finance industry where it can simplify rules

PARIS (Reuters) - France has launched a public consultation over how financial service regulations can be simplified, the finance ministry said on Monday, stepping up its campaign to lure London bankers after Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

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BRIEF-UPS expands flight training infrastructure, strategic investment

* UPS expands flight training infrastructure, strategic investment to fuel growth

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New York's alleged 'Chelsea bomber' goes on trial Monday

The powerful explosion from a homemade bomb shook Manhattan's bustling Chelsea neighborhood just days after the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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United States win Presidents Cup golf over International team

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States easily won their seventh consecutive Presidents Cup over the International team on Sunday but the visitors avoided a record defeat thanks to a last-day rally at Liberty National.

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United States clinch Presidents Cup golf over International team

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - Daniel Berger clinched victory for the United States over the International team at the Presidents Cup at Liberty National on Sunday.

Terrorism nytimes.com

A Year Later, Trial to Begin in Chelsea Bombing Case

Ahmad Khan Rahimi is the sole defendant in the 2016 case of four bombs planted in New York and New Jersey. His trial begins Monday in Manhattan.

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Daddy Yankee goes where Uncle Sam isn't

Eyleen Gonzalez lost everything in her home after Hurricane Maria.

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Ruthless United States on brink of Presidents Cup golf win

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The International team's Presidents Cup hopes were hanging by the slimmest of threads after the United States claimed six of eight matches in a cut-throat display on Saturday to sit on the brink of a seventh successive title.

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United States on brink of winning Presidents Cup golf

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The International team's hopes at the Presidents Cup were hanging by a thread as Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth overcame a mid-round rules blunder to claim the first four-ball point on Saturday and add to a commanding United States lead.

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Manchester City stay ahead of United with win over champions Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City stayed ahead of age-old local rivals Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday with a deserved 1-0 win away to champions Chelsea.

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City stay ahead of United with win over champions Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City stayed ahead of age-old local rivals Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday with a deserved 1-0 win away to champions Chelsea.

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Golf: United States continues to pound away at Internationals

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States were poised for another Presidents Cup rout as Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed scored the first point in Saturday's foursomes and continued to pull away from the shell-shocked Internationals.

Education (K-12) nytimes.com

Where Students Were Stabbed, a School on a Downward Slide

The Wildlife Conservation school had three principals over five years and the confidence of teachers and students had plummeted amid reports of bullying.

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BRIEF-United Rentals says co, subsidiaries entered into a lender joinder agreement

* United Rentals Inc- on September 29, 2017, co, subsidiaries entered into a lender joinder agreement - SEC Filing

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BRIEF-Cyient says United Tech's unit Carrier International (Maurititus) sells balance shareholding in co‍​

* Says United Tech Corp's unit Carrier International (maurititus) sold balance shareholding in co‍​ Source text - http://bit.ly/2xKAneI Further company coverage:

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Musk wants to fly you anywhere in the world in less than an hour

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BRIEF-Vestas receives 174 MW order in the United States

* Vestas receives 174 MW order in the United State from MidAmerican Energy, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for its 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

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BRIEF-American Airlines CEO on CNBC says infrastructure doesn't exist in Puerto Rico to ramp up operations

* American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on CNBC says the infrastructure doesn't exist in Puerto Rico to ramp up operations

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BRIEF-United Steelworkers says members at Evraz Rocky Mountain ratified new contract

* Members of locals 2102, 3267 at Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo, Colo., ratified new, 5-year contract; covers about 750 workers

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Does Trump's team have a Clinton email problem?

Hillary Clinton has called the use of private email for official business by multiple senior Trump White House advisers -- reportedly including Jared Kushner, Stephen Bannon, and Reince Priebus -- the "height of hypocrisy." While there are both legal and factual distinctions between the two situations, Clinton's criticism is valid. Comparing the two situations is appropriate and may become more so as the facts further develop.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Where consumers should turn after the Equifax breach

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There is a widespread sense of fear hanging over consumers in the aftermath of the data breach at credit-monitoring firm Equifax revealed in early September that approximately...

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COLUMN-Where consumers should turn after the Equifax breach

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) By Gail MarksJarvis NEW YORK, Sept 27 (Reuters) - There is a widespread sense of fear hanging over consumers in the aftermath of the data breach at credit-monitoring firm Equifax revealed in early September that approximately 143 million consumers' personal and financial records were exposed. It would be bad enough if people were merely worried about crooks using their Social Security numbers to

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BRIEF-Nielsen Holdings says agrees to acquire Visual IQ

* Nielsen Holdings PLC says ‍terms were not disclosed.​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: