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At least one killed in ride incident at Ohio State Fair

At least one person was killed when a ride malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin said Wednesday, according to the Columbus Dispatch and CNN affiliate WCMH. Wednesday was the first day of the fair.

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Lawmakers say they lobbied White House on gender confirmation medical costs. Trump went further.

Republicans on Capitol Hill are scrambling to respond to President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday to reinstitute a ban on transgender people serving in the military after conservatives who lobbied the White House say they were pushing only to prevent the Pentagon from paying for medical costs associated with gender confirmation -- not an outright ban.

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Singapore slings? Taking on Alibaba, Amazon launches Prime Now in the city state

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc launched its two-hour delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, marking the e-commerce giant's push into populous Southeast Asia and its first head-on battle with its Chinese rival, Alibaba Group Holding.

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Massachusetts immigrant ruling could guide other states: official

BOSTON (Reuters) - A ruling by Massachusetts' top court could influence other state courts to rule that police cannot detain illegal immigrants solely to give federal authorities time to take them into custody, state Attorney General Maura Healey said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-United States Lime & Minerals reports Q2 earnings per share $0.94

* United States Lime & Minerals Inc - Revenues in the Q2 2017 were $36.5 million, compared to $32.9 million in the comparable prior year quarter Source text: [http://bit.ly/2tKVo8w] Further company coverage:

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Goldcorp posts quarterly profit as costs fall; CFO to leave

July 26 (Reuters) - Canadian gold producer Goldcorp Inc reported a quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by lower costs.

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Secretary of State Tillerson says he is 'not going anywhere'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he was "not going anywhere," denying news reports that he was considering leaving his post.

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BRIEF-Fiat Chrysler issues statement in response to DOJ investigation‍​

* Fiat Chrysler issues statement in response to Department of Justice investigation‍​

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How California Plans to Go Far Beyond Any Other State on Climate

California wants to cut greenhouse gas emissions more than even President Barack Obama had proposed. But can the state pull it off, or will it falter?

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Man tied to planned Islamic State-inspired attack due in Boston court

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man charged with conspiring in an Islamic State-inspired plot to behead a woman who had organized a 2015 competition featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed is due in court on Wednesday.

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Red Cross urges West, Saudi-led coalition to resolve Yemen crisis

GENEVA (Reuters) - Western and regional powers must use their influence on Yemen's warring parties to end a two-year conflict that has exacerbated a huge cholera epidemic and left the country in ruins, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

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Amundi's Pioneer to ditch Blackrock's Aladdin to cut costs

PARIS, July 26 (Reuters) - Amundi confirmed on Wednesday plans to switch the IT systems of its recently-acquired Pioneer Investments from rival BlackRock's Aladdin platform in a bid to cut costs.

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BRIEF-Sito Mobile issues statement in response to Singer Group’s 13D/A filing

* Sito Mobile issues statement in response to Singer Group’S 13D/A filing

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Hungary dismisses top EU court adviser's statement on migrant quota challenge

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's government said on Wednesday that a statement by an adviser to the top European Union court dismissing a Hungarian and Slovak challenge to the bloc's migrant quotas was a political statement which is short on legal arguments.

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Algeria busts Islamic State cell led by veteran militant: security source

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian police have broken up an Islamic State militant cell led by a former al Qaeda commander convicted in France more than a decade ago for planning an attempted bombing in Strasbourg, a security source said on Wednesday.

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Booby-traps plague north Iraq as Islamic State targets returning civilians

SHEIKH AMIR, Iraq (Reuters) - As people return home to Mosul and other areas of northern Iraq freed from Islamic State, homemade bombs and explosives laid on an industrial scale by the insurgents are claiming hundreds of victims and hampering efforts to bring life back to normal.

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EU steps up legal cases against east European states over migration

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Wednesday it had stepped up its legal case against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland over their reluctance to take in migrants from other EU countries.

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Swimming: United States break world record in mixed relay

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United States quartet set a world record in the mixed 4x100 meters medley relay in heats at the world swimming championships on Wednesday.

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Aleppo's limping recovery shows limits of battered Syrian state

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) - In eastern Aleppo, bodies still lie under the rubble, graveyards are full, people are short of electricity and bread, and some children take classes in mosques because their schools have been ruined by war.

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UPDATE 1-Compass' revenue rises 3.9 pct on growth in United States

July 26 - Compass Group Plc, the world's biggest catering firm, reported a 3.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue, driven by strong growth in the United States.

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Trump pledges U.S. aid to help Lebanon against Islamic State

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Lebanon's efforts to guard its borders to prevent Islamic State and other militant groups from gaining a foothold inside their country and promised continued American help.

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Is Tillerson happy? State Department won't say

Amid reports Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is frustrated and considering resigning, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert refused to say Tuesday whether Tillerson is happy in his current role.

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Trump says U.S. aid to Lebanon can help fight Islamic State

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Lebanon's efforts to guard its borders to prevent Islamic State and other militant groups from gaining a foothold inside their country and promised continued American help.

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UPDATE 1-Three US state treasurers seek change in McKesson exec pay policy

July 25 (Reuters) - U.S. state treasurers from Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia on Tuesday urged drug distributor McKesson Corp to appoint an independent chair and link executive pay with progress in combating opioid epidemic.

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Arab states add groups, people to terror lists in Qatar row

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab countries have added 18 more groups and individuals that they say are linked to Qatar to their "terrorist" lists, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, further escalating a row with Doha that has stoked regional tensions.

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Rescued from Islamic State, Yazidi boy longs to rejoin mother in Canada

DUHOK, Iraq (Reuters) - A Yazidi boy rescued from the battlefield in Mosul after three years in Islamic State captivity has asked to be reunited with his mother, who was granted asylum in Canada after escaping from the militants herself.

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Three US state treasurers seek change in McKesson exec pay policy

July 25 (Reuters) - U.S. state treasurers from Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia on Tuesday urged drug distributor McKesson Corp to appoint an independent chair and link executive pay with progress in combating opioid epidemic.

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BRIEF-Three U.S. state treasurers ask McKesson to help address opioid epidemic

July 25 (Reuters) - State Treasurers of Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia:

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Russian athletes going to world championships as neutrals will be paid by state

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday told athletes set to compete as neutrals at next month's world championships that they will be paid by the state despite not officially representing their country.

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BRIEF-Eagle Pharmaceuticals issues statement regarding ryanodex application pdufa date for exertional heat stroke

* Eagle Pharmaceuticals issues statement regarding ryanodex application pdufa date for exertional heat stroke

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Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.

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RPT-Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis

NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.

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Alphabet beats revenue forecast, but warns about rising costs

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc surpassed Wall Street expectations for quarterly revenue and earnings on Monday, but it said costs were rising faster than sales and warned that as more traffic and searches shift to mobile devices the expenses would remain high.

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Gulf Arab states blacklist nine individuals, nine organizations: SPA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have added nine entities and nine individuals to their individual ban lists because of alleged links to Qatar over terrorism, Saudi's state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.

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Brantley in Britain: Hamlet and the Surveillance State of Denmark

Andrew Scott’s portrayal in a London production of “Hamlet” almost banishes other performances from memory.

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BRIEF-Technipfmc Plc says audit committee concluded unaudited interim condensed consolidated U.S. GAAP financial statements as of March 31 should be restated

* TechnipFMC Plc - Audit committee concluded unaudited interim condensed consolidated U.S. GAAP financial statements as of March 31, 2017 should be restated

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States crack down on sex trafficking

Authorities have discovered what could be a massive human trafficking ring that allegedly connects at least three different states. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said his newest campaign is to combat human trafficking in his state. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

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Italian state plan for Colosseum gets thumbs-up after court fight

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's top administrative court awarded victory to the government in a dispute over the management of the Colosseum amphitheatre on Monday, rejecting objections from Rome's anti-establishment mayor.

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State prosecutors sue EPA over chemical safety rule delay

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of 11 Democratic state prosecutors sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to force it to implement rules designed to prevent chemical spills and other industrial accidents at facilities such as refineries and fertilizer plants, according to a federal court filing.

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Medicaid, pension costs create budget complications for U.S. states: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sluggish forecast for U.S. economic growth as well as an increase in U.S. states' Medicaid and pension contribution costs is creating a budgetary squeeze in many state capitols, according to a research report issued by S&P Global Ratings on Monday.

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Massachusetts cannot hold immigrants so U.S. can detain them: state top court

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday.

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BRIEF-Summit State Bank reports net income for Q2 2017

* Summit state bank reports net income for second quarter 2017 and declaration of dividend

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Hear Kushner's full statement

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner gives a statement regarding his meetings with Russians during the 2016 presidential election.

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Turkey's Erdogan ends Gulf tour with no progress reported on Qatar crisis

DOHA (Reuters) - Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan left Qatar on Monday after two days in the Gulf trying to mediate in the worst row among Arab states for years but there was no sign he had made any progress.

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Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday.

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What you need to know about Kushner's statement

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner released a statement Monday morning to the Hill intelligence committees about his contacts with Russians during the presidential campaign and transition.

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Venezuela crisis enters pivotal week, Maduro foes protest

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition planned to plaster election centers with banners and rally in honor of dead protesters on Monday in a final week-long push to force President Nicolas Maduro into aborting a controversial congress.

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Kushner, in statement, says 'I did not collude' with foreign government

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said in a statement to congressional committees on Monday that he "did not collude" with Russia or seek back channels with Moscow last year.

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Dozens Killed in Explosion in Afghan Capital

The suicide bombing in Kabul killed 24 and wounded 42, officials said, and comes as security forces have been on high alert.

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EPA chief spent almost half of spring in home state of Oklahoma

(Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, was in his home state of Oklahoma on at least 43 of the 92 days of March, April and May, according to copies of his travel records obtained by the Environmental Integrity Project watchdog group and reviewed by Reuters.

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Official: Kushner leading White House outreach on Jerusalem crisis

The White House is reaching out to international leaders to quell the crisis in Jerusalem, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN on Sunday.

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U.S. Army Sergeant Is Charged With Trying to Aid Islamic State

Sgt. First Class Ikaika Erik Kang, 34, is accused of trying to provide equipment, training and classified military information to ISIS.

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A chill across the White House reaches State Department

Talk of a potential "Rexit" at Foggy Bottom, new tests for President Trump on immigration, tax reform and media relations and a big challenge for the nation's oldest civil rights organization -- it's all part of our Inside Politics Forecast.

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Erdogan kicks off Gulf crisis diplomacy with Saudi visit

DUBAI (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Saudi Arabia and met King Salman on Sunday, Saudi state news agency SPA reported, his first stop on a Gulf diplomatic tour aimed at healing an Arab rift with Ankara's ally Qatar.

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Full 'State of the Union' interview with Scaramucci

New White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about the Trump presidency and the Russia investigation.

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Germany must act now to stop re-run of refugee crisis, Merkel rival says

AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany needs to take action now to prevent a re-run of 2015, when some 890,000 migrants arrived in the country, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat challenger for a September election told Reuters on Sunday.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Amlak boosts Dubai, Qatar pulls back from near pre-crisis level

DUBAI, July 23 (Reuters) - Islamic finance firm Amlak helped to boost Dubai's stock market on Sunday while Qatar pulled back after events at the weekend failed to point to progress in resolving the diplomatic crisis between Doha and neighbouring states.

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Syrian army, allies advance against Islamic State east of Raqqa

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and their allies have recaptured territory from Islamic State in countryside southeast of its stronghold Raqqa after air strikes in the area, a pro-Damascus military media unit and war monitors reported.

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Marawi standoff enters third month, underlining crisis in Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - Two months after Islamist militants launched an assault on one of the biggest southern cities in the Philippines, the fighting is dragging on, and President Rodrigo Duterte says he is prepared to wait for a year for it to end.

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Mexican former state governor to be tried for organized crime

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A former state governor from Mexico's ruling party will stand trial for engaging in organized crime and handling funds of illicit origin after a judge reviewing evidence approved the case, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.

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Hundreds of Islamic State corpses await repatriation from Libya

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Seven months after Libyan forces defeated Islamic State in the coastal city of Sirte, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments to decide what to do with them, local officials say.

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U.S. Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State

(Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Hawaii has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State, allowing the case to move to a federal trial without a preliminary hearing, officials said on Saturday.

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Iran announces new missile production line: state media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran.

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Syrian military declares cessation of hostilities east of Damascus: state TV

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities in the Eastern Ghouta region just outside Damascus, which it said began at 12:00 pm local time (5.00 a.m. ET) on Saturday, state TV reported.

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Four German women who joined Islamic State detained in Iraq: report

BERLIN (Reuters) - Four German women, including a 16-year-old girl, who joined Islamic State in recent years are being held in an Iraqi prison and receiving consular assistance, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.

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Syrian military says jets attack Islamic State east of Raqqa: state TV

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian warplanes carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State in an area of countryside east of Raqqa and close to where U.S.-backed forces operate, Syrian state TV reported, citing a military source.

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U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 million in fees, costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved $125 million in fees and costs for lawyers who sued Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of 88,000 3.0 liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.

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U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 mln in fees, costs

WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved $125 million in fees and costs for lawyers who sued Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of 88,000 3.0 liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.

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

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

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UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo ordered to pay $575,000, reinstate whistleblower

July 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor on Friday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to pay $575,000 and to rehire a whistleblower the bank had dismissed in September 2011 after the former employee raised concerns over the opening of customer accounts without their knowledge, the agency said in a statement.

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Wells Fargo ordered to pay $575,000, reinstate whistleblower

July 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor on Friday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to pay $575,000 and rehire a whistleblower the bank dismissed in September 2011 after the former employee raised concerns over the opening of customer accounts without their knowledge, the agency said in a statement.

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U.N envoy complains of state surveillance, access restrictions in Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - Activists and journalists in newly democratic Myanmar continue to be followed and questioned by state surveillance agents, a U.N. envoy said on Friday, at the conclusion of a visit she said was beset by official snooping and access restrictions.

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Carlyle affiliate to buy 26 pct in State Bank of India credit cards JVs

July 21 (Reuters) - An affiliate of buyout firm Carlyle will buy a 26 percent stake in each of two credit card joint ventures of State Bank of India, the top Indian lender said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Georgia Power and Westinghouse and Wectec enters into an amendment and restatement of services agreement

* Georgia Power- ‍on July 20, co and Westinghouse and Wectec entered into an amendment and restatement of services agreement dated June 9, 2017​

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Philippines' Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit back on Friday at U.S. lawmakers opposed to the prospect of his visiting the White House, saying he would never go to the United States, which he called a "lousy" country.

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Exclusive: Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 bln in state-owned China Unicom - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Baidu Inc and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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Spokesman for Trump's outside legal team resigns: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mark Corallo, the spokesman for U.S. President Donald Trump's outside legal team, said on Thursday that he has resigned.

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Economic View: When the (Empty) Apartment Next Door Is Owned by an Oligarch

Foreign money is flowing into neighborhoods in North America. But what does that mean for the neighbors?

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Extreme Commuting

The number of people who commute two hours or more to work is expected to grow, especially now that it is easier to work occasionally from home.

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Iraqis numb pain of Islamic State in newly re-opened bar

QARAQOSH, Iraq (Reuters) - In a town ravaged by the war against Islamic State, amid ransacked homes and shuttered shops, a flashing sign above the entrance to one business beckons visitors:...

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UPDATE 1-Chinese courier ZTO sued for "untrue statements" in $1.4 bln U.S. IPO

SHANGHAI, July 21 (Reuters) - Chinese courier ZTO Express and the underwriters of its New York stock market listing have been sued by a U.S. pension fund that alleges the firm exaggerated its profit margins to lure investors into its $1.4 billion initial public offering.

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Chinese courier ZTO sued for "untrue statements" in $1.4 billion U.S. IPO

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese courier ZTO Express and the underwriters of its New York stock market listing have been sued by a U.S. pension fund that alleges the firm exaggerated its profit margins to lure investors into its $1.4 billion initial public offering.

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Chinese courier ZTO sued for "untrue statements" in $1.4 bln U.S. IPO

SHANGHAI, July 21 (Reuters) - Chinese courier ZTO Express and the underwriters of its New York stock market listing have been sued by a U.S. pension fund that alleges the firm exaggerated its profit margins to lure investors into its $1.4 billion initial public offering.

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Hudson's Bay real estate IPO unlikely any time soon -RioCan CEO

TORONTO, July 20 (Reuters) - Retailer Hudson's Bay Co is unlikely to take its vast real estate holdings public any time soon, the head of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, a partner in a venture that holds some of those assets, said on Thursday.

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Flint water crisis whistle-blowers win MIT Media Lab's 'Disobedience Award'

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - The pediatrician and professor who first drew national attention to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, that exposed residents to dangerously high levels of lead are set to receive the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab's first "Disobedience Award" on Friday.

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Qatar crisis strains Saudi-led Arab alliance in Yemen war

DUBAI (Reuters) - A crisis between Qatar and four Arab countries is straining a Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's government in a two-year war against Iranian-aligned Houthis and slowing the alliance's military advances.

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Malaysia bans 'Despacito' on state broadcaster for offensive lyrics

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has banned the catchy summer dance song "Despacito" from state radio and television broadcasts after critics in the Muslim-majority country complained the lyrics were obscene.

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BRIEF-Dalian Wanda Chairman issues statement on Wanda's debt paying ability and company strategy

* Dalian Wanda Chairman Wang Jianlin on Wanda's debt paying ability and company strategy

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After Mosul, Islamic State digs in for guerrilla warfare

MOSUL (Reuters) - Islamic State militants began reinventing themselves months before U.S.-backed Iraqi forces ended their three-year reign of terror in Mosul, putting aside the dream of a modern-day caliphate and preparing the ground for a different fight.

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SAP posts second quarter profit below forecast on higher cloud costs

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP, Europe's most valuable technology firm, posted rapid growth in its cloud services business in both revenue as well as expenses, putting a damper on its quarterly operating profit, which came in slightly below expectations.

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UPDATE 1-SAP posts Q2 profit below forecast on higher cloud costs

FRANKFURT, July 20 (Reuters) - SAP, Europe's most valuable technology firm, posted rapid growth in its cloud services business in both revenue as well as expenses, putting a damper on its quarterly operating profit, which came in slightly below expectations.

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To fix health care, look to state governors

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UPDATE 1-Bunge cutting costs, restructuring as grains glut stings

CHICAGO, July 19 (Reuters) - Agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday it was cutting costs and restructuring its global operations in response to tough market conditions, sending its shares lower in after-hours trading.

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American Express profit dips on higher costs, but beat estimates

(Reuters) - American Express Co's profit fell less than expected in the second quarter, as higher spending by card members made up for increased costs from offering rewards.

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BRIEF-TriState Capital reports Q2 earnings per share $0.29

* TriState Capital reports second quarter 2017 financial results

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Nigeria bolsters security in northern state of Kaduna amid violence

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria is to deploy troops and police to reduce violence in the northern state of Kaduna, the acting president's spokesman said on Wednesday, as ethnically charged violence pressures a government already fighting Boko Haram in the northeast.

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State of emergency in British Columbia extended as wildfires rage

VANCOUVER, July 19 (Reuters) - British Columbia's government took the unprecedented step on Wednesday of extending a state of emergency by two weeks as it battled 155 wildfires that have forced nearly 50,000 people from their homes.

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Justice Department reinstates federal role in police asset seizures

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department announced on Wednesday that the federal government will reinstate a program that helps local and state law enforcement seize cash and other assets they suspect have been earned from crimes.

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NAFTA exit, border tax would raise U.S. carmakers' costs: study

DETROIT (Reuters) - A U.S. exit from NAFTA or implementation of a border tax would result in many billions of dollars in additional costs for automakers and their suppliers and add hundreds of dollars to each car's production costs, according to a study released on Wednesday.

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Mental health coverage cuts result in extra costs

(Reuters Health) - An effort by the Netherlands to save money on mental health care by raising patient co-pays produced $15 million in short-term savings but ended up adding $29 million to the costs of treating bipolar and psychotic disorders, researchers say.

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Court reinstates Uber ban in second-biggest Czech city

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A Czech regional court on Wednesday reinstated its ban preventing ride-hailing service Uber from operating in Brno, the country's second-largest city, the court spokeswoman said.

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Israel, Central European states say better EU-Israel ties needed

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The leaders of Hungary and Israel on Wednesday called for improved relations between the EU and Israel, notably in security and technology, in an era defined by terrorism threats and migration.

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Iran's Rouhani says new U.S. sanctions violate nuclear accord: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday new U.S. economic sanctions imposed against Iran contravened the country's nuclear accord with world powers and he vowed that Tehran would "resist" them, state television reported.

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State of the Art: How Y2K Offers a Lesson for Fighting Climate Change

Some remember the computing scare as a bad joke. But the collective, worldwide effort to prevent calamity could be a model for handling global warming.

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Mayor: Can't compel officer to make statement

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says it's frustrating to have a partial picture of what happened when a police officer fatally shot a woman after she called 911 and that they are unable to compel the officer to make a statement.

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Connecticut employees ratify labor deal, move state closer to budget

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut state employees ratified a new labor deal late on Monday, setting the stage for nearly $1.6 billion of concessions over two years that could help bring the state closer to finalizing a budget.

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Egyptian security forces kill prominent Islamic State militant in North Sinai

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces killed a prominent Islamic State militant on Tuesday suspected of being involved in recent attacks in North Sinai, an Interior Ministry statement said.

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Employee of Russian Real Estate Company Was Eighth Person at Trump Tower Meeting

Ike Kaveladze, an American-based employee of Russian property developers, attended the meeting with President Trump’s son in June 2016, Mr. Kaveladze’s lawyer says.

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UnitedHealth says health insurance tax raises costs

NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Tuesday that the health insurance tax, a 3 percent tax levied on all health insurance premiums, raises prices for consumers and should be repealed or deferred.

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Senior U.S., Russian diplomats hold 'tough' talks: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday talks between two senior U.S. and Russian diplomats on Monday on areas of mutual concern were "tough, forthright, and deliberate, reflecting both parties’ commitment to a resolution."

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UPDATE 1-New life in U.S. housing market not evident in big bank results

July 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. housing sector has seen prices, sales and financing applications soar lately as more buyers entered the market for the first time, but those trends were hard to see in big banks' mortgage businesses during the second quarter.

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Pro-Russian rebel leader in E. Ukraine unveils plan for new state

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine announced proposals to abolish Ukraine and create a new state in its place on Tuesday, comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already faltering.

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Suspect in Israeli submarine probe may become state witness: media

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A leading suspect in an Israeli investigation into a $2 billion deal to buy German submarines is considering giving evidence in the case to state prosecutors, local media reported on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Extreme networks inc says entered into second amendment to amended and restated credit agreement - SEC filing

* Extreme networks inc says on July 14, entered into second amendment to amended and restated credit agreement - SEC filing

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BRIEF-Landauer Inc - on July 13, co and its subsidiaries entered into a second amended and restated credit agreement - SEC filing

* Landauer - amended credit agreement decreases revolving loan facility amount from $175 million to $125 million

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Watch: Vehicle crash triggers huge explosion

A van carrying paper and paint products has exploded dramatically following a collision with a parked truck in China's Zhejiang Province.

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Dengue kills 21 in Indian tourist hotspot, crisis looms

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (Reuters) - A dengue outbreak has killed at least 21 people in India's southern state of Kerala in the past three weeks, a government official said, adding that there was a shortage of medicines and health workers to tackle the crisis in the tourist hotspot.

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New life in U.S. housing market not evident in big bank results

(Reuters) - The U.S. housing sector has seen prices, sales and financing applications soar lately as more buyers entered the market for the first time, but those trends were hard to see in big banks' mortgage businesses during the second quarter.

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Grandmas, grandpas from travel ban states now welcome: U.S. cable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grandparents of U.S. citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are now eligible to receive U.S. visas, according to a State Department memo seen by Reuters that reflects the latest court ruling on U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Don't avoid vasectomy for fear of prostate cancer: study

(Reuters Health) - Men considering a vasectomy shouldn't worry that the procedure will increase their risk of prostate cancer, researchers say.

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Grandmas, grandpas from travel ban states now welcome -U.S. cable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grandparents of U.S. citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are now eligible to receive U.S. visas, according to a State Department memo seen by Reuters that reflects the latest court ruling on U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Labor unions, Democrats pressure Trump ahead of NAFTA priorities statement

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded U.S. President Donald Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.

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Qatar says media report reveals UAE role in hack that sparked crisis

LONDON/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar said on Monday that a U.S. media report had shown that the United Arab Emirates was involved in an alleged hack of Qatar's state news agency in late May that helped spark a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.

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Turkish parliament extends state of emergency for another 3 months

ANKARA (Reuters) - The Turkish parliament on Monday approved the extension of emergency rule for another three months, almost a year after it was imposed in the wake of last July's failed military coup.

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Ex-U.S. diplomats seek to save State Department refugee office

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Forty former U.S. diplomats and national security officials urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson not to eliminate the State Department office that handles refugees in a letter seen by Reuters on Monday.

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Floating cars motor past stately royal rowbarge on River Thames

HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth II's stately royal barge "Gloriana" found itself sharing the River Thames with some quirky upstarts at the weekend - amphibious motor cars.

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The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis

An explosion in costs has emerged as a central problem for the state, and state and local governments are pondering a series of measures to correct course.

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Axel Springer sells Berlin real estate assets for 755 mln eur

FRANKFURT, July 17 (Reuters) - German publisher Axel Springer on Monday said it sold two Berlin real estate assets for 755 million euros.

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Exclusive: Islamic State leader Baghdadi almost certainly alive - Kurdish security official

Sulaimania, IRAQ (Reuters) - A top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located south of the Syrian city of Raqqa, after reports that he had been killed.

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New UK listing rules set to attract state companies beyond Aramco

* FCA proposed listing category tailored for state-owned firms

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As Islamic State militants routed in Iraq, their families fear reprisals

BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - Their husbands, sons and brothers are dead, but the women and children Islamic State militants left behind will live to pay the price for their actions.

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RPT-COLUMN-U.S. drilling costs start to rise as rig count climbs: Kemp

LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) - U.S. oil and gas exploration and production companies are paying more to hire drilling rigs as the number of rigs still idle after the slump declines.

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Pakistan launches military operation in tribal areas targeting Islamic State

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's military has launched a major operation in its volatile tribal areas to stop the Islamic State making inroads into areas bordering Afghanistan, the military's spokesman said on Sunday.

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India's Modi urges states to curb violence by cow protection groups

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on states to do more to prevent attacks on people accused of eating beef or slaughtering cows, an animal sacred to majority Hindus.

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Syrian state TV reports blast north of government-controlled Latakia

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian state television reported a "terrorist explosion" north of the government-held coastal city of Latakia on Sunday and cited reports of casualties.

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States Keep Saying Yes to Marijuana Use. Now Comes the Federal No.

Eight states legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use last fall, but the attorney general is leading a federal push to curb the industry.

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

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

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Head of South Sudan state television arrested: wife

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The head of South Sudan's state television has been arrested, his wife told Reuters on Saturday, after failing to carry a live broadcast of President Salva Kiir's speech during independence day celebrations this week.

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Housing stocks may not be on terra firma

(Reuters) - Investors may have overbuilt U.S. housing stocks as data has yet to match up with the homebuilder sector's biggest rally in five years.

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BRIEF-First Solar says entered into second amended and restated credit agreement - SEC Filing

* First Solar Inc - on july 10, 2017, first solar entered into second amended and restated credit agreement - sec filing

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BRIEF-Cimpress enters into amendment, restatement agreement among Cimpress, 4 of its subsidiaries

* On July 13, 2017 Co entered into an amendment and restatement agreement among Cimpress and four of its subsidiaries - SEC filing

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Fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer 'devastated' for failing his hero

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The man who voiced Kermit the Frog for 27 years wrote an emotional letter about being fired, saying he was "devastated to have failed in my duty to my hero."

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Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar province earlier this week, the Pentagon said on Friday.

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Wall St Weekahead-Housing stocks may not be on terra firma

July 14 (Reuters) - Investors may have overbuilt U.S. housing stocks as data has yet to match up with the homebuilder sector's biggest rally in five years.

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One of worst droughts in decades devastates South Europe crops

ROME/MADRID (Reuters) - Italian durum wheat and dairy farmer Attilio Tocchi saw warning signs during the winter of the dramatic drought to come at his holding a mile away from the Tuscan coast.

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U.S. cannot prove Islamic State chief is dead: Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that the United States could not prove that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead.

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Iraqi police parade car bombs seized from Islamic State

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi police displayed 23 vehicles that had been turned into car bombs and also an anti-aircraft gun, all captured from Islamic State militants during the battle for the city of Mosul.

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Hamptons Homes Blur the Line Between Inside and Out

From $50 million mansions to more modest homes, the focus is on outdoor spaces that blend seamlessly with the living room.

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Iraq faces pockets of Islamic State resistance in Mosul's Old City

MOSUL (Reuters) - Iraqi forces still faced pockets of resistance from Islamic State in Mosul's Old City on Friday, four days after the prime minister declared victory.

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Flood-hit Indian state puts rescuers on "war footing"; toll to 83

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Floods in India's northeast have killed at least 83 people and led to the death of three rare one-horned rhinoceros at a national park that has the world's largest concentration of the species.

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Brazil lawmaker Maia emerges to shield reforms from crisis

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The scion of a storied political clan is edging closer to being Brazil's third president in just over a year, a change that would be blessed by business elites who view House Speaker Rodrigo Maia as the easiest solution to a political crisis.

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Prince Estate’s $31 Million Distribution Deal Is Rescinded

A Minnesota judge‘s decision means the Universal Music Group’s money must be refunded and a new buyer found for rights to much of the star’s catalog.

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UPDATE 1-Arconic sued in United States over fatal London tower fire

NEW YORK, July 13 (Reuters) - A shareholder of Arconic Inc on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing the company of defrauding shareholders over its supply of cladding panels used at Grenfell Tower, the London high-rise where at least 80 people died in a fire last month.

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Cuts to Medicaid could worsen U.S. opioid crisis, governors warn

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Reuters) - Proposals by U.S. Senate Republicans to phase out the expansion of the Medicaid health insurance program for low-income Americans could hurt state efforts to fight the country's opioid drug addiction crisis, governors warned on Thursday.

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Islamic State magazine names June attackers in Paris, Brussels

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for two attempted militant attacks in Europe last month.

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UPDATE 1-Exxon Mobil fined for Louisiana refinery explosion that injured four

HOUSTON, July 13 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp has been fined about $165,000 by U.S. regulators for safety lapses including inadequate training and equipment maintenance over an explosion that injured four workers at an aging Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery last year.

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Traffic stop is just the latest moment in spotlight for state attorney

A viral traffic stop, an unexpected election win and a lawsuit against one of the most powerful lawmakers in her state. If you think Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala shies away from controversy, you haven't been paying attention.

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Video Shows Orlando Police Pulling Over Florida State Attorney

Aramis D. Ayala, the chief prosecutor in Orlando and the first black prosecutor elected in the state, said the stop appeared to be consistent with Florida law.

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Exxon fined over explosion at Louisiana oil refinery that injured four workers

HOUSTON (Reuters) - ExxonMobil Corp has been fined about $165,000 by U.S. regulators for safety lapses including inadequate training and equipment maintenance over an explosion that injured four workers at an aging Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery last year.

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A year after failed coup, crackdown shakes pillar of Turkish state

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Late one night in early February, Ibrahim Kaboglu learned that he had been targeted in the sweeping crackdown that followed Turkey's failed coup a year ago.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA releases statement from Alberto Gutierrez on status of FDA’s investigation into inaccurate results from certain lead tests‍​

* Statement from Alberto Gutierrez on status of FDA’s investigation into inaccurate results from certain lead tests‍​

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All-girl Afghan robotics team cleared to compete in United States

KABUL (Reuters) - A team of Afghan girls are on their way to compete in an academic robotics competition in the United States after American officials agreed to allow them to enter the country despite initially denying them visas.

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Tillerson leaves Gulf after crisis talks, no word on progress

DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left Qatar on Thursday after a tour of Gulf Arab countries aimed at easing the worst regional dispute in years, but made no comment on whether any progress had been made in resolving the month-long crisis.

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State increases the penalty for female genital mutilation

A series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in prison, 10 years more than the federal penalty for the crime.

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Florida state attorney pulled over by cops

A Florida state attorney who was pulled over in a traffic stop said she intends to use the incident as a teachable moment for police.

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Long-term, surgery for localized prostate cancer offers little extra benefit

(Reuters Health) - A large new study that has followed prostate cancer patients for up to two decades concludes that surgery is probably not the best option for most men with localized tumors.

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Lockdown lifted at Washington state capitol campus

(Reuters) - Buildings at the Washington State Capitol Campus were briefly placed on lockdown on Wednesday after police received a report of shots fired in the area, authorities said.

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Wash. state capitol on lockdown

The state capitol in Olympia, Washington, is on lockdown and people are being advised to remain indoors Wednesday, an official with the office of Gov. Jay Inslee told CNN.

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Second ex-State Street executive admits guilt in U.S. fraud case

BOSTON (Reuters) - A former State Street Corp executive on Wednesday became the second person to plead guilty to participating in what U.S. prosecutors say was a scheme to defraud six clients through secret commissions on billions of dollars of trades.

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Annual Northern Ireland parades begin peacefully amid political crisis

BELFAST (Reuters) - Annual parades in Northern Ireland that frequently trigger sectarian violence began peacefully on Wednesday with little sign the British province's political crisis is increasing tensions in volatile areas.

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Brazil state banks, government to bolster funding for cities

BRASILIA, July 11 (Reuters) - Brazil on Wednesday announced a program to boost infrastructure investments by municipal governments, demonstrating President Michel Temer's efforts to maintain a positive agenda despite a corruption trial that could remove him from office.

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France's Le Drian to visit Gulf states, seeks to help end Qatar crisis

PARIS (Reuters) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on July 15-16 as part of efforts to ease tension between those countries regarding Qatar, his office said in a statement.

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Iraq strikes Islamic State in Mosul days after declaring victory

MOSUL (Reuters) - Iraqi forces clashed with Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul's Old City on Wednesday, more than 36 hours after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the militants in the de facto Iraqi capital of their self-declared caliphate.

E-Mail nytimes.com

State of the Art: What We Lose When the World Moves On From Email

Donald Trump Jr.’s Russian email thread shows the historical value and irresistible allure of a technology that continues to betray us.

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Among Trump associates, concern and frustration over Donald Jr. crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh off one foreign trip and preparing for another, Donald Trump was enjoying a period of relative calm - until the White House was rocked by a fresh controversy over contacts between the president's campaign and Russia.

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Colorado joins 'climate alliance' of states fighting global warming

(Reuters) - Colorado's governor signed an executive order on Tuesday making his state the latest to join a "climate alliance" of U.S. states and governors seeking to meet the goals of the Paris accord after President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the pact.

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BRIEF-Aeropostale says filed certificate of amendment to restated certificate of incorporation changing co's name to Aro Liquidation Inc

* Aeropostale says on july 7, co filed certificate of amendment to restated certificate of incorporation changing co's name to aro liquidation inc Source text (http://bit.ly/2t1IRNP) Further company coverage:

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Penn State frat compelled pledges to drink before hazing death: police

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania State University fraternity pledge who died in February after consuming massive amounts of alcohol was one of several prospective members who felt compelled to drink to gain admission, a police detective testified on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Engaged Capital issues statement in respect of Rent-A-Center

* Engaged Capital issues statement in respect of Rent-A-Center

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U.S. State Dept OKs possible sale to Romania of Patriot missile system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of Patriot missile defense systems worth $3.9 billion to Romania, a Pentagon agency said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Zambia extends state of emergency by three months: presidency office

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's parliament voted on Tuesday to extend the state of emergency by three months, the presidency's office said in a statement.

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Trump's planned state visit to UK delayed until next year: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom, initially planned for this year, will be delayed until next year, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.

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Explosion Damages an Air Force Recruiting Center in Oklahoma

Officials said it was unclear whether the explosion, which happened on Monday night in Bixby, Okla., was an act of domestic terrorism.

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Warning of economic crisis, top UK Liberal Democrat predicts anti-Brexit backlash

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is heading toward a new economic crisis which could raise popular support for anti-Brexit parties, the former business minister and likely next leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Areva wins dismantling contract in the United States

* AREVA WINS DISMANTLING CONTRACT IN THE UNITED STATES Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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Donald Trump Jr.'s statement on Twitter

Donald Trump Jr. released an email chain showing communications regarding his meeting with a Russian lawyer in 2016.

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UPDATE 1-Siemens sues Russian state firm over turbines imbroglio

* Is taking legal action to rectify situation (Recasts to add legal action in Moscow)

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Syrian Observatory says it has 'confirmed information' that Islamic State chief is dead

CAIRO/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters on Tuesday that it had "confirmed information" that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed.

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OSCE member states, including Russia, reach deal to fill vacant posts

VIENNA (Reuters) - Members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the conflict in eastern Ukraine, overcame months of deadlock on Tuesday on filling top posts, its chairman said, praising Russia's "constructive" role.

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Siemens files lawsuits against its own Russian JV and Russian state firm

MOSCOW (Reuters) - German engineering firm Siemens has filed lawsuits against its own Russian joint venture that produces turbines, and against a Russian state firm to which the venture sold turbines, according to court documents.

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Syrian Observatory says has 'confirmed information' that Islamic State chief killed

CAIRO/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters on Tuesday that it had "confirmed information" that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed.

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Authorities investigating explosion at Air Force center in Oklahoma

(Reuters) - Authorities on Tuesday were investigating an explosion outside a U.S. Air Force recruitment center in northeast Oklahoma, local media reported.

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Lebanese army kills Islamic State-linked militant: sources

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army killed a suspected Islamic State-linked militant accused of carrying out several bomb attacks in Ras Baalbek town near the Syrian border, a security source and a military source said on Tuesday.

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Islamic State tightens grip on village near Mosul after defeat

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State has captured most of a village south of Mosul despite losing control of its stronghold in the city, an Iraqi army officer and residents said, deploying guerrilla-style tactics as its self-proclaimed caliphate crumbles.

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Explosion outside US Air Force recruiting office probed

Local and federal authorities are investigating an explosion at a US Air Force recruiting office in Bixby, Oklahoma.

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Pennsylvania governor to let state budget become law

(Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said on Monday he would allow an unbalanced budget of just under $32 billion to become law at midnight after state lawmakers failed to agree on a plan to close a $2 billion deficit.

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Arab states seek to step up pressure on Qatar over 2013 accord

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab states sought on Monday to pile pressure on Qatar over charges it backs terrorism, saying the publication of a previously secret accord between Riyadh and Doha showed Qatar broke a promise not to meddle in the affairs of Gulf countries.

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Joint venture by CIT Bank, Allstate, to provide business loans

(Reuters) - CIT Bank and Allstate Corp have entered a joint venture to provide loans to middle-market companies across various industries, the bank said in a statement on Monday.

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BRIEF-Seacor Holdings says on July 3, International Shipholding emerged from bankruptcy

* Seacor Holdings says on July 3, International Shipholding Corp emerged from bankruptcy pursuant to its chapter 11 plan of reorganization - sec filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2uKnmhG) Further company coverage: