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With health care on hold, here's what Congress is up to this week

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The fate of the long-sought Republican Obamacare repeal and replacement bill is on hold now that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has delayed votes until Republican Sen. John McCain, who had surgery for a blood clot Friday, returns to work sometime after this week. [Source]

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Illinois high court upholds former cop Peterson's murder conviction

(Reuters) - The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson for murdering his third wife.

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U.S. household net worth rises again in second quarter 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wealth of U.S. households rose to $96.2 trillion in the second quarter of this year as U.S. stock prices hit record highs and home values continued to climb, a report by...

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BRIEF-TDH Holdings shares open 58.8 pct above IPO price in debut

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Analysis: This quote sums up the entire GOP's effort to end Obamacare

When Iowa reporters asked Sen. Chuck Grassley on Wednesday about the attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, his answer was remarkable and revealing.

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Syria's Kurds to hold historic vote in 'message' to Assad

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish-led regions of northern Syria will hold elections on Friday, a historic expression of free will and a message to President Bashar al-Assad as he seeks to reassert control over the whole country, a senior Syrian Kurdish politician said.

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Republicans 'close' on healthcare's last chance: Pence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged fellow Republicans to get behind the party's "last best chance" to repeal and replace Obamacare as congressional leaders scrambled to secure enough support ahead of a planned vote next week.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso hits 2-week lows on quake-related concerns

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso fell to two-week lows versus the dollar on Thursday as news of extensive damage and human toll across central Mexico in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake revived concerns about the economy slowing further.

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BRIEF-TDH Holdings, Inc. Announces pricing of initial public offering

* Tdh holdings, inc. Announces pricing of initial public offering

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BRIEF-Cascade Dairy Holdings Inc completes acquisition of Columbia Basin Dairy Holdings

* Cascade Dairy Holdings Inc, formerly high performance beverages, announces the completion of its acquisition of Columbia Basin Dairy Holdings Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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ECB may ask fintech banks to hold bigger buffers

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - High-tech banks looking to enter the fintech zone may be asked to hold bigger liquidity and capital buffers due to the unique nature of their risks, the European Central Bank said in draft licensing guidelines on Thursday.

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Latest Republican assault on healthcare would punish older Americans

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Republicans’ battle to repeal Obamacare is starting to look less like warfare and more like a game of whack-a-mole.

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Senate race in Alabama exposes Republican rift

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is due to travel to Alabama on Friday to whip up votes in a Senate race that has laid bare the rift between the Republican party's leadership and its anti-establishment wing.

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Republicans plan healthcare vote; Obama and TV host denounce bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the U.S. healthcare debate denounced the bill and former President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned of "real human suffering."

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Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill

The health insurance industry, which has been cautious about previous bills to repeal the Affordable Care Act, came out sharply against the latest version.

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Groups unhappy with the latest repeal effort

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Republicans plan healthcare vote, Obama and TV host denounce bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the U.S. healthcare debate denounced the bill and former President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned of "real human suffering."

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In rare public speech, Obama decries Republican healthcare bill

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former President Barack Obama used a rare public appearance on Wednesday to question Republicans' latest effort to repeal his signature healthcare law, saying it would inflict "real human suffering" on Americans.

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BRIEF-Eaton wins dismissal of shareholder lawsuit alleging securities fraud--US judge

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Eaton corp wins dismissal of shareholder lawsuit accusing company of securities fraud -- u.s. Judge INVESTORS CLAIMED THAT EATON MISLED THEM ABOUT A PLANNED STRATEGIC SHIFT AWAY FROM ITS TRADITIONAL VEHICLE AND AUTOMOTIVE BUSINESS KOELTL SAYS INVESTORS FAILED TO SHOW EATON HAD A DUTY TO DISCLOSE HYPOTHETICAL TAX CONSEQUENCES OF A SPINOFF OF ITS AUTOMOTIVE BUSINESS, WHICH NEVER TOOK PLACE U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE JOHN KOELTL IN MANHATTAN DISMISSES CLAIMS BROUGHT ON BEHALF OF INVEST

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Republicans set healthcare vote, Obama and TV host denounce plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the U.S. healthcare debate denounced the bill and former President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned of "real human suffering."

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Republicans Defend Health Bill Against Another Adversary: Jimmy Kimmel

“I wish he understood completely,” Senator Bill Cassidy, one of the bill’s co-authors, said of Mr. Kimmel, who has been a frequent critic of G.O.P. health legislation.

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Analysis: Why passing the Republican health care bill could harm Republicans politically

Senate Republicans continue to sound optimistic about their chances of passing their last, last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare before their window to do so closes at the end of the month. (I'm more skeptical.)

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Republican leader plans Senate vote on healthcare next week: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell plans to bring his party's latest legislative effort to replace Obamacare up for a vote in the Senate next week, a number of media outlets reported on Wednesday.

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Graham says U.S. Senate to consider healthcare bill next week: NBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Wednesday the Senate would take up the Obamacare replacement bill he co-sponsored next week, an NBC reporter said on Twitter.

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Comedian's sharp criticism detours Republican U.S. healthcare drive

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest Republican drive to replace Obamacare was detoured on Wednesday by popular comedian Jimmy Kimmel's biting criticism of the proposal and accusation that one of its chief sponsors "lied right to my face" about it, while President Donald Trump embraced the bill.

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Permira puts TeamViewer sale on hold: Frankfurter Allgemeine

BERLIN (Reuters) - Private equity firm Permira has postponed plans to sell German business software maker TeamViewer in the hope of fetching a higher price at a later date, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing financial sources.

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Permira puts TeamViewer sale on hold -Frankfurter Allgemeine

BERLIN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Private equity firm Permira has postponed plans to sell German business software maker TeamViewer in the hope of fetching a higher price at a later date, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing financial sources.

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The Top 10 Moments of London Fashion Week

Highlights from the shows, including Burberry, which was “a little more honest, a little less polished.” And oh, minimalism is back.

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Trump endorses Republican healthcare plan amid flap involving comedian

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed the latest plan by congressional Republicans to gut Obamacare while a sponsor of the bill faced blistering criticism from comedian Jimmy Kimmel who said the senator "lied right to my face" about it.

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Public Health: Obamacare Repeal Bill Offers Both Enormous Flexibility and Uncertainty

States would be given money to establish their own health policies, and it’s hard to know who would remain covered and how.

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Trump endorses latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his weight behind congressional Republicans' latest bill to dismantle Obamacare and called on party senators to vote for the healthcare overhaul.

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Austrian bank BAWAG PSK expects to decide on IPO next week

VIENNA/FRANKFURT, Sept 20 (Reuters) - BAWAG PSK, the Austrian bank majority owned by U.S. private equity group Cerberus Capital Management, expects to formally announce next week whether it will go ahead with a share offer, two people familiar with the matter said.

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UPDATE 1-Australia court upholds appeal against Tabcorp's $4.9 bln buyout of Tatts

* Federal Court upholds appeal from antitrust regulator (Adds comment from Tabcorp, Tatts and the ACCC, adds shares)

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Australia court upholds appeal against Tabcorp's $4.9 bln buyout of Tatts

SYDNEY, Sept 20 (Reuters) - An Australian court upheld on Wednesday an appeal against betting firm Tabcorp Holdings Ltd's agreed A$6.15 billion ($4.9 billion) buyout of lotteries operator Tatts Group Ltd.

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Senate Republicans Embrace Plan for $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut

Senate Republicans, abandoning a key fiscal doctrine, agreed to move ahead on a budget that would add to the federal deficit in order to pave the way for a $1.5 trillion tax cut.

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White House weighs abandoning estate tax repeal in Republican tax push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration may abandon its promise to repeal the U.S. estate tax on inherited assets in an effort to make a still-evolving Republican tax cut framework more...

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Republican Leaders Defy Bipartisan Opposition to Health Law Repeal

Senator Lamar Alexander gave up on his effort to shore up health care markets as his fellow Republicans pressured lawmakers to back the latest Affordable Care Act repeal.

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Asia steady after Wall St. notches record highs, dollar holds firm

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly steady on Wednesday after Wall Street again rose to record highs, although movements were limited as a wait-and-see mood prevailed before the Federal Reserve reveals its monetary policy stance later in the day.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia steady after Wall St notches record highs, dollar holds firm

TOKYO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly steady on Wednesday after Wall Street again rose to record highs, although movements were limited as a wait-and-see mood prevailed before the Federal Reserve reveals its monetary policy stance later in the day.

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UPDATE 3-As clock ticks, Republicans try to move ahead on Obamacare repeal

* Bill has momentum, but fate still unclear (Adds failure of separate bipartisan effort to stabilize insurance markets)

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Tommy Hilfiger closes out London Fashion Week with 'rock circus' show

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. designer Tommy Hilfiger closed out London Fashion Week with a rock-themed show held at a venue famous for classic rock concerts, featuring model and social media star Gigi Hadid as the centerpiece of the event.

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As clock ticks, Republicans try to move ahead on Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and top U.S. Senate Republicans pushed on Tuesday for action on a bill to dismantle Obamacare, but time was running out and they were still hunting for the votes needed to pass their latest attempt to gut the 2010 healthcare law.

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UPDATE 2-As clock ticks, Republicans try to move ahead on Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Trump administration and top U.S. Senate Republicans pushed on Tuesday for action on a bill to dismantle Obamacare, but time was running out and they were still hunting for the votes needed to pass their latest attempt to gut the 2010 healthcare law.

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Senate Republicans weigh tax cuts, deficit expansion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans have reached a tentative budget deal that could allow U.S. tax revenues to decline by as much as $1.5 trillion over 10 years, but they have not agreed on whether to prevent such losses from expanding the federal budget deficit.

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Obamacare repeal must move quickly, says Senate's McConnell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on Tuesday urged quick action on a bill to repeal Obamacare but stopped short of promising to bring it to the Senate floor for a vote, as the clock ticks down on the latest attempt to kill the 2010 healthcare law.

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McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain called on Tuesday for an immediate stop to U.S. sailors working over 100 hours a week as top Navy leaders struggled to explain a series of fatal naval collisions in the past few months.

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BRIEF-Dominion Diamond shareholders approve deal with The Washington Companies

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Senate Republican tax chief wants dividend deduction in tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday that allowing U.S. corporations to deduct dividend payments to shareholders from federal income tax could overcome problems facing Republican efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

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Wisconsin appeals court upholds state's 'right-to-work' law

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state's "right-to-work" law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues.

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WH official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

President Donald Trump would sign the Graham-Cassidy bill if the legislation to repeal Obamacare makes it to his desk, an administration official told CNN Tuesday.

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While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable

A new survey of employers shows moderate price hikes in health benefits in spite of turmoil in the individual insurance market.

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Obamacare repeal must move quickly, says U.S. Senate's McConnell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on Tuesday urged quick action on a bill to repeal Obamacare but stopped short of promising to bring it to the Senate floor for a vote, as the clock ticks down on the latest attempt to kill the 2010 healthcare law.

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U.S. Senate's McConnell urges quick action on Obamacare repeal bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday urged quick action on a recently introduced bill to repeal Obamacare and said it had a lot of support.

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U.S. Senate Republican tax chief wants dividend deduction in tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday that allowing U.S. corporations to deduct dividend payments to shareholders from federal income tax could overcome problems facing Republican efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits six-week high as energy, financials drive gains

TORONTO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose to six-week highs on Tuesday, led by oil and gas companies, bolstered by oil prices near five-month highs, and by financial stocks.

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BRIEF-Smartfinancial, Capstone Bancshares shareholders approve merger-related proposals

* Smartfinancial Inc and Capstone Bancshares Inc shareholders approve merger-related proposals

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX near six-week high as energy leads gains

TORONTO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday as energy stocks, buoyed by oil prices near five-month highs, led the index to its highest since August 9.

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BRIEF-PQ Group Holdings sees IPO of 29 million shares priced between $21.00 and $23.00 per share

* PQ Group Holdings sees IPO of 29 million shares priced between $21.00 and $23.00 per share - SEC filing‍​ Source text : (http://bit.ly/2hdTmse) Further company coverage:

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Post Holdings to buy Bob Evans Farms for $1.5 bln

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Packaged foods company Post Holdings Inc said it would buy frozen meals maker Bob Evans Farms Inc for about $1.5 billion.

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Why Trump will be the big winner in next week's Alabama Senate race

One week from today, Alabama Sen. Luther Strange and former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore will face off in a GOP runoff in the race to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the Senate. The race has drawn lots of national attention, as President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have endorsed Strange, while former top White House adviser Steve Bannon is on Moore's side. Who wins? And what does who wins tell us about the current state of the GOP? I reached out to my friend Bryan Lyman, the state government reporter at the Montgomery Advertiser, for answers. Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.

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

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

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Obamacare repeal came back with a fury

Republican senators couldn't escape the question as they shuffled to the Senate floor for votes Monday night. Would they support the Graham-Cassidy bill, perhaps their last chance to overhaul Obamacare?

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Trump privately tries to mend fences with Senate Republicans

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski was on the outs with President Donald Trump.

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Democrats urge full review before Senate vote on Obamacare attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress on Monday demanded that lawmakers wait to find out the budgetary and healthcare impacts of a new, last-ditch legislative effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare before voting on it.

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U.S. Democrats urge full review before Senate vote on Obamacare attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress on Monday demanded that lawmakers wait to find out the budgetary and healthcare impacts of a new, last-ditch legislative effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare before voting on it.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. Democrats urge full review before Senate vote on Obamacare attack

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress on Monday demanded that lawmakers wait to find out the budgetary and healthcare impacts of a new, last-ditch legislative effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare before voting on it.

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BRIEF-FEMSA announces the completion of the offering of shares in Heineken N.V. and Heineken Holding N.V.

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What's in the latest Obamacare repeal bill?

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Speaker Ryan says GOP's latest plan is 'our best, last chance' to repeal Obamacare

House Speaker Paul Ryan urged the Senate to pass the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, calling the proposal "our best, last chance to get repeal and replace done."

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Motorcycling: Rossi not ruling out return in Spain this weekend

(Reuters) - Italian great Valentino Rossi has not ruled out a return to MotoGP in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his right leg, after getting back on a bike for some test laps on Monday.

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Democrats urge full review before Senate vote on latest Obamacare attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress on Monday demanded that lawmakers wait to find out the budgetary and healthcare impacts of a new, last-ditch legislative effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare before voting on it.

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U.S. Democrats urge full review before Senate vote on latest Obamacare attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress on Monday demanded that lawmakers wait to find out the budgetary and healthcare impacts of a new, last-ditch legislative effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare before voting on it.

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Dems scramble for another Obamacare fight

September was shaping up to be a decent month for Democrats.

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UPDATE 2-UK's May to press Trump this week on Boeing/Bombardier dispute

OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would press U.S. President Donald Trump this week about a trade challenge by Boeing Co that could endanger thousands of aerospace jobs in Northern Ireland.

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Democrats urge full review of Republicans' 11th-hour attack on Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress on Monday demanded that legislative analysts examine both the budgetary and healthcare impacts of a last-ditch effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare.

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UPDATE 1-Britain's May says will press Trump this week on Bombardier/Boeing row

OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would press U.S. President Donald Trump this week about a trade challenge by Boeing Co that could endanger thousands of aerospace jobs in Northern Ireland.

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UK's May says will press Trump this week on Bombardier/Boeing spat

OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would press U.S. President Donald Trump this week about a trade challenge by Boeing Co that could endanger thousands of Bombardier Inc jobs in Northern Ireland.

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UPDATE 7-Oil prices slip, but hold near recent highs

* Trade expects U.S. crude build as imports resume after storms

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Democrats push for full analysis of latest Republican healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday called for the Congressional Budget Office to conduct a full analysis of Republicans' latest healthcare bill aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, not just a slimmer budgetary analysis.

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

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Republicans Demand Another Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

If the Senate does not vote by the end of next week, repealing the law would require 60 votes, not a simple majority.

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Turkish tanks drill on Iraqi border week before Kurdish vote

ANKARA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Turkish tanks carried out drills at the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said, a week before a referendum across that frontier on Kurdish independence that Ankara has called a threat to its national security.

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UPDATE 6-Oil prices slip, but hold near recent highs

* But analysts warn of distortions following hurricane damage (Updates prices, adds ICE data)

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GAM Holding names Adrian Gosden as investment director

(Reuters) - Swiss money manager GAM Holding AG named Adrian Gosden investment director.

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BRIEF-JBG SMITH Properties offers up to 23.3 mln shares of common shares by the selling shareholders - SEC filing

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Turkey holds military drill on Iraqi border before Kurdish vote: army

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish armed forces carried out military exercises at the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said, a week ahead of a referendum on Kurdish independence in northern Iraq which Turkey wants canceled.

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World stocks peak at start of Fed-fueled week

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks hit a record high on Monday and the dollar reached an eight-week peak against the yen on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will this week announce trimming of its balance sheet, part of a reversal of cheap money worldwide.

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CEE MARKETS-Forint opens week lower, all eyes on central bank

By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The forint opened the week a touch weaker, with investors positioning for the Hungarian central bank's meeting on Tuesday where it is expected to loosen monetary conditions further against the backdrop of benign inflation. The forint has lost more than 2 percent of its value since late August after the National Bank of Hungary flagged another round of easing. In a Sept. 11-13 Reuters survey, all analysts said the bank would keep i

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BRIEF-Camurus says FDA grants priority review of NDA for weekly and monthly CAM2038 Buprenorphine depots

* Camurus announces that FDA grants priority review of NDA for weekly and monthly CAM2038 buprenorphine depots for treatment of opioid use disorder

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Priest rescued as Philippine troops retake Marawi militant stronghold

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

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Asia stocks hit decade high, dollar holds nerve for Fed meeting

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares hit decade highs on Monday and the dollar gained on the yen early in a week in which the U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to wrestle with its bloated balance sheet as part of a long reversal of super-cheap money worldwide.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks hit decade high, dollar holds nerve for Fed meeting

SYDNEY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Asian shares hit decade highs on Monday and the dollar gained on the yen early in a week in which the U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to wrestle with its bloated balance sheet as part of a long reversal of super-cheap money worldwide.

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Weary Caribbean eyes second hurricane as many weeks

(Reuters) - A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands on Sunday, with forecasters saying that Maria had strengthened into a hurricane and would intensify before hitting the Leeward Islands on Monday night.

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Week of clashes in eastern Ethiopia kill 50, displace 50,000: officials

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Clashes along the border of Ethiopia's Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that has prompted the government to send the military in.

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N.F.L. Week 2 Scores: Tom Brady Has Patriots Rolling Over Saints

The second week of the season includes big games for the Patriots, Steelers, Cowboys and Packers. Stay here for live scores, updates and analysis.

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'It' scares up big second weekend at the box office

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Davis Cup holders Argentina relegated from world group

(Reuters) - Davis Cup holders Argentina were relegated from the world group after 15 years among the tennis elite when they lost 3-2 to Kazakhstan in Astana on Sunday.

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Emmy Awards, London Underground, Hurricane Jose: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

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Palestine's Hamas ready for talks with Fatah, to hold elections: statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestine's Hamas group has agreed to talks with rival Fatah movement, to dissolve the Gaza administrative committee and hold general elections, the group said in a statement on Sunday.

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Juggalos on the Mall? Just Another Weekend of Washington Protests

A Saturday filled with protests seemed a potentially combustible mix, but clashes were limited to a few harsh words exchanged near some porta-potties, and the city went about its business.

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Maria prompts hurricane watch in Caribbean just a week after battering by Hurricane Irma

Tropical Storm Maria formed Saturday in the western Atlantic Ocean, prompting a hurricane watch for areas battered by Hurricane Irma last week.

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Hamilton holding on 'for dear life’ in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton described Saturday's qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as a matter of 'holding on for dear life' after he lapped a disappointing fifth fastest.

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Hold the Egg Sandwich: Egyptian TV Is Calling

Hatem El-Gamasy often appears as a pundit for Egyptian television news programs. His viewers don’t know his day job: He owns a bodega in Queens.

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Diversifying Fashion Week

Designer Tracy Reese’s show is among the most inclusive at New York Fashion Week. For several years, more than half of her models have been women of color.

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BRIEF-Molecular Templates files for sale of 11.6 mln shares of common stock by selling stockholders‍​

* Molecular Templates Inc - files for sale of 11.6 million shares of common stock by selling stockholders - sec filing‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2x68onC) Further company coverage:

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Trump wanted to hurt the Obamacare markets. He's succeeded CBO says

Having failed to repeal Obamacare, President Donald Trump has said his strategy would be to let the health law "implode."

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

5 Styling Tips From New York Fashion Week

From oversize shirts to sneakers with dresses, tricks to take away from the shows in New York this week.

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The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch's UK TV deal

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BRIEF-Contentguard Holdings says entered patent license agreement with Walt Disney Company

* ‍contentguard Holdings - co entered patent license agreement with Walt Disney Company effective September 13 - sec filing​

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That Decisive Moment: Robot-Voice Quartet: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

Simon Rattle, Virgil Thomson and a soprano singing alongside film of herself were among the highlights.

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Anthem to sell Obamacare health plans in Virginia counties that don't offer them

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Friday it plans to sell Obamacare health plans in 68 cities and counties in Virginia next year, covering the only remaining U.S. counties that are currently without insurers offering the plans.

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UPDATE 1-Anthem to sell Obamacare health plans in Virginia counties that don't offer them

NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Friday it plans to sell Obamacare health plans in 68 cities and counties in Virginia next year, covering the only remaining U.S. counties that are currently without insurers offering the plans.

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Bodega box founders say sorry and other stuff that happened this week

It's been a long week. So, let's take a look back at a sweet moment in Florida, what got the Internet fired up and what happens when a monkey takes a selfie. Here's the lighter side of the news and this is a politics free zone.

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UPDATE 7-Oil holds near five-month high in most bullish week since July

* U.S. drillers cut most oil rigs since January -Baker Hughes (Updates with data on U.S. drilling)

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Trump administration withholds almost all Mar-a-Lago visitor logs

For weeks, ethics watchdog groups had a countdown clock on Twitter promising the public its first glimpse at who has been visiting President Donald Trump's "Winter White House" at Mar-la-Lago earlier this year.

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Jose may threaten the Northeast next week

Tropical Storm Jose is expected to strengthen into a hurricane again later Friday and turn north, threatening to bring rain and wind to the US Northeast next week.

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Key Republican senator doubts 15 percent corporate tax rate can be reached

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Senate Finance Committee said on Friday he doubted negotiators trying to craft a tax reform bill could reach President Donald Trump's goal of dropping the U.S. corporate tax rate to 15 percent.

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BRIEF-Top Ships says on Sept 15 issued unsecured promissory note of $2 mln to Xanthe Holdings - SEC filings

* Top Ships says on Sept 15, co issued unsecured promissory note of $2 million with original issue discount of about 1 pct to Xanthe Holdings - SEC filings Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vXZrM8) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Copa Holdings announces monthly traffic statistics for August 2017

* Copa Holdings announces monthly traffic statistics for August 2017

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks ending week up 1 pct

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Unfazed by another North Korean missile launch, emerging market equities were set to end the week up almost 1 percent on Friday, taking their cue from developed markets.

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More Than a Week After Irma, St. Martin Is Still Trying to Survive

A Times reporter on one of the Caribbean islands hit hardest by the hurricane describes life without fuel, electricity, schools and a dependable food supply.

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Republican unity on U.S. tax overhaul shows sign of fraying

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican efforts to unite the White House, Senate and House of Representatives behind a single tax reform plan appeared to be unraveling on Thursday, when one of the "Big Six" negotiators said the group would not dictate tax policy in the Senate.

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The Top 10 Moments of New York Fashion Week

Highlights from the shows, including a celebrity-packed front row at Calvin Klein and a trek to Bedford Hills, N.Y., to see Ralph Lauren’s vintage cars.

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Immigration’s Sudden Re-Emergence Scrambles Republican Agenda

President Trump’s tentative deal with Democrats has elevated the one issue that most fiercely divides Republicans, threatening the party’s broader agenda.

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U.S.-based money market funds attract nearly $18 bln in week -Lipper

NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors poured nearly $18 billion into money markets and $1.9 billion into taxable bonds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

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BRIEF-IKANG QTRLY NON-GAAP INCOME PER ADS ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON SHAREHOLDERS WERE $0.06

* IKANG ANNOUNCES UNAUDITED FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FISCAL FIRST QUARTER ENDED JUNE 30, 2017

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX reaches near two-week high as energy shares climb

TORONTO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index posted its highest close in nearly two weeks on Thursday as stronger oil prices drove gains for energy companies, while food retailer Empire Company Ltd got a boost from stronger-than-expected results.

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Obamacare enrollment to fall in 2018 and beyond after cuts: CBO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enrollment on the Obamacare health insurance exchanges in 2018 and later years is expected to be less than previously forecast, dampened by the Trump administration's decision to pull back enrollment efforts, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.

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T’s 25 Best Photos of New York Fashion Week

Highlights from Tom Ford, Calvin Klein and more — on (and off) the runway.

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Republican Hill leaders on DACA: 'There's no agreement'

Republican leaders in Congress were cautious Thursday morning to avoid admonishing their President for negotiating with Democrats, maintaining there's not yet a deal on immigration -- a sensitive political issue that has divided the GOP for decades.

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Brazil's JBS holds off succession talk while CEO requests release: source

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The board of Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA will delay discussing replacement of Chief Executive Wesley Batista while it awaits a ruling on a motion to release him from jail on charges of insider trading, said a person with knowledge of the matter.

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Top Senate Republican on taxes says 'Big Six' won't dictate reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican tax law writer warned on Thursday that the "Big Six" negotiators from the White House, Senate and House of Representatives would not dictate to his committee the direction of expected tax reform legislation.

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Top Senate Republican on tax says Big Six won't dictate tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on tax policy warned on Thursday that the "Big Six" tax negotiators would not dictate the direction of expected tax reform legislation to his committee.

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Gasoline, rents boost U.S. consumer inflation; weekly jobless claims fall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices accelerated in August amid a jump in the cost of gasoline and rental accommodation, signs of firming inflation that could allow further monetary policy tightening from the Federal Reserve this year.

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Trump to Hold Call with Jewish Leaders Ahead of High Holy Days

Despite friction with rabbinical groups, President Trump will hold a conference call on Friday with Jewish leaders ahead of the High Holy Days.

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BRIEF-National General Holdings reports agreement to buy personal lines policy administration system

* National General Holdings Corp. announces agreement to acquire personal lines policy administration system

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‘Will & Grace’ Is Back. Will Its Portrait of Gay Life Hold Up?

The groundbreaking NBC sitcom helped normalize gay characters in the 1990s. But its sharp-edged humor and stereotypes may feel out of step in the identity politics age.

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Marc Jacobs closes New York Fashion Week echoing Arabian Nights

(Reuters) - Outfitting models in knotted turbans, veteran designer Marc Jacobs showcased a bold Spring 2018 collection with an Arabian flair.

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Golf: Second place OK for Spieth for the next two weeks

(Reuters) - Jordan Spieth has said finishing runner-up over the next two weeks on the PGA Tour would suit him just fine.

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After Charlottesville, Black Republican Gives Trump a Lecture on Racism

The president invited Senator Tim Scott to the Oval Office for what Mr. Trump’s staff described as a demonstration of the president’s commitment to “positive race relations.”

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COLUMN-Will Equifax securities class action break jinx for shareholders?: Frankel

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Shareholders haven’t had much success in securities class actions blaming investor losses on corporate data breach disclosures.

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Two Democratic senators threaten to hold up Trump EPA nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic senators said on Wednesday they may hold up the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Environmental Protection Agency nominee Susan Bodine until she explains her advisory role at the agency, which may violate federal law.

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UK Foreign Secretary Johnson to hold talks with U.S.' Tillerson in London

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will meet with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in London on Thursday to discuss issues including Hurricane Irma, North Korea and Libya, his office said.

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BRIEF-AAC HOLDINGS TO ACQUIRE ADCARE IN NEW ENGLAND FOR ‍$85 MILLION​

* AAC HOLDINGS TO INCREASE PAYOR AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSIFICATION WITH AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ADCARE IN NEW ENGLAND

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Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in Syria and other countries.

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A short American history: From Medicare to Obamacare to ... Berniecare?

Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced his "Medicare for All" bill Wednesday, marking the latest chapter in a national conversation about the government's role in health care.

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Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia's growing military strength.

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U.S. Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in Syria and other countries.

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ATR challenges Pratt's hold on turboprop engine market

PARIS, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Pratt & Whitney's grip on the regional turboprop market could come under threat after Europe's ATR said it would look closely at alternative engines for its planes in future.

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Senate blocks bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in several other countries.

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U.S. Senate blocks bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in several other countries.

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Republican Senator Cruz pushes 15-20 percent corporate tax rate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Ted Cruz, a key conservative in the U.S. Senate, on Wednesday said tax reform should slash the corporate income tax rate to 15-20 percent from the current 35 percent rate, substantially below the 20-25 percent range being targeted by the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress.

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Republican Plan for New Tax Code to Be Unveiled This Month

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee plans an ambitious timeline to overhaul the tax code, with a first look coming the week of Sept. 25.

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Ralph Lauren pairs passion for fashion, cars at New York Fashion Week

BEDFORD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Runway shows at New York Fashion Week have become more elaborate each season and designer Ralph Lauren took it up a notch by combining his love of fashion and vintage cars to showcase his Fall 2017 collection.

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Trump talks to Democrats as Republicans set tax plan timetable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pressed ahead with his outreach to Democrats to try to make good on a campaign promise for major tax cuts, while fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives promised an outline of a tax plan in two weeks.

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BRIEF-Coffee Holding Co reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.01

* Coffee Holding Co reports results for three and nine months ended July 31, 2017 and announces stock repurchase program

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BRIEF-Highpower International adopts stockholder rights plan

* Highpower International Inc - sets trigger at ‍15 percent​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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

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

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UPDATE 1-Shareholders hit hard as Seadrill files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

OSLO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Seadrill Ltd, the indebted oil rig firm controlled by Norwegian billionaire John Fredriksen, has agreed a restructuring that almost wipes out existing shareholders after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Greece says to grant permits for Eldorado Gold's Olympias project this week

ATHENS, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Greece will grant Canada's Eldorado Gold outstanding permits for its Olympias project this week, its Energy Minister George Stathakis said on Wednesday.

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North Atlantic Drilling: Sees no recovery for current shareholders under Chapter 11

OSLO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Rig firm North Atlantic Drilling said in a statement:

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U.S. top court hands win to Republicans over Texas voting maps

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters.

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Splitting 5-4, Justices Put Texas Redistricting on Hold

A lower court had ordered Texas to redraw maps found to be discriminatory. The Supreme Court blocked that order while it considers an appeal.

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UPDATE 2-Pemex expects Salina Cruz refinery to be back online in 3-4 weeks

MEXICO CITY, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Mexican state oil company Pemex expects Salina Cruz refinery, the country's largest, to be up and running in three or four weeks once it has repaired the electrical system damaged by an earthquake last week.

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Senate Republicans throw another health care Hail Mary

Republicans have been searching for eight months now to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. That effort effectively died on the floor of the Senate in July when the party couldn't get 51 votes do little more than punt the serious health care policy questions to a conference committee.

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Plus-size brand Torrid makes its New York Fashion Week debut

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Plus-size retailer Torrid made its New York Fashion Week debut on Tuesday featuring 40 full-figured models.

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You Won’t Find This Runway on the Fashion Week Calendar

On the first official night of New York Fashion Week, a show put on by homeless youth demonstrated the power of design.

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Congress revisits Obamacare, this time with a bipartisan twist

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress was wrestling with healthcare again on Tuesday, as lawmakers from both parties considered some approaches beyond simply repealing and replacing Obamacare.

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BRIEF-Azul SA files for U.S. offering of 40.6 mln preferred shares by selling shareholders

* Azul SA files for U.S. offering of 40.6 million preferred shares by selling shareholders - SEC filing‍​ Source text: [http://bit.ly/2f4BqQc] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-West Marine stockholders approve acquisition by Monomoy Capital Partners

* West Marine Inc stockholders approve acquisition by Monomoy Capital Partners

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Why Getting the Power Back On in Florida Could Take Weeks

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

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UPDATE 1-Home Capital shareholders vote against Buffett lifting stake

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

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Median U.S. Household Income Up for 2nd Straight Year; Tops ’07 Level

The Census Bureau reported a gain of 3.2 percent in 2016 as the recovery delivered growing prosperity. Health coverage broadened and poverty declined.

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Home Capital shareholders vote against Buffett lifting stake

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

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Trump Will Work With Either Democrats or Republicans to Achieve Tax Overhaul

The Trump administration will use the budget reconciliation process, with only a simple majority, if necessary to overhaul the tax code.

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Analysis: Why Republicans are frozen on climate change

The swirling winds, pounding rains and enveloping floods of hurricanes Irma in Florida and Harvey in Texas have left deep scars across two of the nation's largest states.

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Rupert Murdoch's $15B Sky deal on hold

Britain is putting Rupert Murdoch's dream takeover on hold.

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BRIEF-CBOE Holdings announces plans to launch options on S&P Select Sector Indices

* CBOE Holdings announces plans to launch options on S&P Select Sector Indices

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Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Tuesday launched a postal vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage as a widely watched poll indicated the country would be overwhelmingly in support.

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South Africa's Adcock Ingram to acquire Genop Holdings

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram will buy contact lenses, surgical and skincare products supplier Genop Holdings, it said on Tuesday, a deal that gives it a company with 400 million rand ($31 million) in annual sales.

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Congressional Republicans still looking for an agenda they can pass

It's been eight months since Republicans began governing with control of the White House and both branches of Congress, but the party is still trying to find an elusive, unifying agenda item it can pass.

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BRIEF-Aquaventure Holdings provides business update post Hurricane Irma

* Aquaventure Holdings provides business update post hurricane Irma

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U.S. Senate may vote this week to add penalties for sex traffic sites: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate may vote as soon as Tuesday on a bipartisan proposal that would make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

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US Senate may vote this week to add penalties for sex traffic sites -sources

WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate may vote as soon as Tuesday on a bipartisan proposal that would make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

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Germany has put most arms exports to Turkey on hold: minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hold due to the deteriorating human rights situation in the country and increasingly strained ties to its NATO ally, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday.

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Russia sanctions should be phased out if Ukraine ceasefire holds: Germany's Gabriel

BERLIN (Reuters) - European sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis should be phased out gradually if an internationally agreed ceasefire deal was implemented, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday.

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NFL ratings on hold as Nielsen staff evacuates from storm Irma

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

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Supreme Court justice puts hold on Trump refugee ban ruling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday put a temporarily hold on limits imposed by a lower court on President Donald Trump's order barring most refugees from entering the United States.

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BRIEF-Allison transmission Holdings's unit seeks amendment to credit agreement​

* Says on September 11, co announced its unit is seeking an amendment to its credit agreement - SEC filing​

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Republican attempt to deflect Trump-Russia probes could backfire: sources

(Reuters) - Republican lawmaker Devin Nunes' investigation into whether Obama administration officials used classified intelligence reports to discredit Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team could backfire on the congressman - and the president, sources familiar with the reports said.

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Rihanna zooms through NY Fashion Week with motocross-themed show

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rihanna had a roaring start to her Fenty X Puma Spring 2018 runway show with motocross riders somersaulting through the air and flying over pink mountains to kick off her latest showcase at New York Fashion Week.

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Republican attempt to deflect Trump-Russia probes could backfire -sources

(Reuters) - Republican lawmaker Devin Nunes' investigation into whether Obama administration officials used classified intelligence reports to discredit Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team could backfire on the congressman - and the president, sources familiar with the reports said.

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BRIEF-World Health Energy Holdings announces delay in 8-K

* World Health Energy Holdings Inc announces delay in 8-K for its recent acquisition of US company with Israel developed software and native -360 Cyber Security Systems

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Japan to sell $12 billion of Japan Post Holdings, growth potential under scrutiny

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government on Monday said it will sell $12 billion worth of Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd stock in an announcement that fund managers gave a tepid reception, saying limited growth prospects is likely to dull demand from institutional investors.

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BRIEF-Nexgen Energy Ltd ‍upon closing of transaction, company will hold a 100cpct interest in property​

* Nexgen Energy Ltd - ‍upon closing of transaction, company will hold a 100 pct interest in property​