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Somali authorities say troops rescue 32 children from 'terrorist school'

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali authorities said troops stormed a school run by al Shabaab on Thursday night and rescued 32 children who had been taken as recruits by the Islamist militant group.

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Mexico's energy opening faces test in deepwater oil auction

MEXICO CITY, Jan 19 (Reuters) - An auction of deepwater oil and gas fields in Mexico this month may prove the last major opportunity for President Enrique Pena Nieto's government to capitalize on its opening of the energy sector, the central plank of its economic agenda.

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Sudanese authorities detain Reuters, AFP reporters in Khartoum

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities have detained a Reuters stringer and an AFP reporter who were covering protests in the capital Khartoum, the external information council, which deals with foreign media organizations, said.

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OPEC sees more oil supply from rivals, countering its cuts and Venezuelan woes

LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC has raised its forecast for oil supply from non-member countries in 2018 as higher prices encourage U.S. shale drillers to pump more, offsetting an OPEC-led deal to clear a supply glut and a deepening plunge in Venezuelan production.

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Doping: CAS to hear appeals from 39 banned Russians next week

(Reuters) - The cases of 39 Russian athletes given lifetime Olympic bans following doping violations at the 2014 Sochi Games will be heard next week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Wednesday.

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Former CIA officer arrested at airport with list of agents, authorities say

A former CIA officer who allegedly kept small notebooks with handwritten lists of the real names of covert agency employees was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday night, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

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Exclusive: Mexico's Pemex chose Japan's Mitsui to complete Tula coking plant - sources

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican state oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] has chosen Japanese conglomerate Mitsui as its partner for a $2.6 billion coking plant project at its Tula refinery in a preliminary deal, two sources told Reuters this week.

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Fugitive Venezuelan Police Officer Is Killed in Shootout

Óscar Pérez, who rose to prominence last year during antigovernment street protests, was among seven dead.

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Advisers urge deep discount in Venezuelan cryptocurrency offering

CARACAS (Reuters) - Advisers to the Venezuelan government are recommending it sell $2.3 billion of its new cryptocurrency, the petro, in a private offering at a discount of up to 60 percent, according to a document reviewed by Reuters.

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Source: Rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed by police

Oscar Perez, a Venezuelan police pilot accused of stealing a helicopter and using it to attack the country's Supreme Court in June, was killed Monday in Caracas, a government official told CNN.

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Venezuelan rogue police pilot says he is wounded as authorities close in

CARACAS (Reuters) - - Self-identified rogue helicopter pilot Oscar Perez appeared with a bloody face in a series of Instagram videos on Monday, saying that he was surrounded by authorities who were shooting at him in a poor neighborhood outside Caracas.

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U.N. willing to send more aid for Venezuelans in Colombia

BOGOTA (Reuters) - The United Nations is willing to send more resources to Colombia to help the Andean country care for hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing food shortages and economic devastation in their homeland, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday.

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Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities

HONOLULU (Reuters) - An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii's residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the "wrong button," Hawaii's governor said.

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Mexican authorities probe hack of export bank: official

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's attorney general's office is investigating an attempt to hack and rob Bancomext, the government-run export bank, an official said on Thursday.

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The truth about those 7 words 'banned' at the CDC

Media reports last month that the Trump administration banned officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using seven words may have been overstated, according to a government document obtained by CNN and interviews with two officials.

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Head of Mexico's financial crimes unit resigns: sources

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The head of the Mexico's Financial Intelligence Unit, a part of the finance ministry tasked with combating and preventing money laundering, resigned on Wednesday, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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Four Venezuelans die on boat trip made despite travel ban to Curacao

WILLEMSTAD (Reuters) - Four Venezuelans attempting to reach the Dutch Antilles island of Curacao despite a travel ban by Caracas, died when their boat broke apart, authorities and family members of the passengers said on Wednesday.

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South Korea's major cryptocurrency exchanges raided by police, tax authorities

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges were raided by police and tax agencies this week for alleged tax evasion, people familiar with the investigation said on Thursday.

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South Korea's major cryptocurreny exchanges raided by police, tax authorities

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges were raided by police and tax agencies this week for alleged tax evasion, people familiar with the investigation said on Thursday.

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The U.K. Has Banned Microbeads. Why?

They’re tiny, colorful and harmless-looking, but these little pellets are being blamed for causing big problems.

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Lootings, scattered protests hit Venezuelan industrial city

CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela (Reuters) - A second day of lootings and scattered street protests hit the Ciudad Guayana in southeastern Venezuela on Tuesday, as unrest grows in the once-booming industrial city plagued with food shortages and a malaria outbreak.

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Journeyman golfer Fritsch banned for three months for doping violation

(Reuters) - Canadian golfer Brad Fritsch has been banned for three months after he reported himself to PGA Tour officials for violating its anti-doping policy, the governing body said on Monday.

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Four sentenced to prison, college fraternity banned for hazing death

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania court on Monday sentenced four members of a national college fraternity to a maximum of two years in prison and banned the group from operating in the state for 10 years because of the 2013 death of a student during hazing incident.

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Costa Rican authorities raid Nature Air offices in Dec. 31 crash probe

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Costa Rican authorities raided the offices of Nature Air on Monday, part of the investigation into a New Year's Eve plane crash that killed two Costa Rican pilots and 10 Americans.

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Fraternity Is Banned From Pennsylvania After Student’s Hazing Death

A Baruch College freshman died after taking part in a fraternity hazing, and the fraternity was convicted of aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter.

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College fraternity banned from Pennsylvania for hazing death

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania court on Monday banned a national college fraternity from operating in the state for 10 years because of the death of a student during an alcohol-fueled hazing incident in 2013.

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Analysis: Has Trump declared a policy war on California?

It's Washington versus California on marijuana, climate change, offshore oil drilling and immigration this week as bubbling disagreements between President Donald Trump's administration and California all seemed to spill over at once.

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Brazil expects to be declared free of foot-and-mouth with vaccination

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil expects the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to declare the country free from foot-and-mouth disease with vaccinations at a meeting in May, according to a government statement on Friday.

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U.S. adds four Venezuelans to sanctions list

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on four current or former Venezuelan government officials, including a former food minister accused by the opposition of corruptly managing food imports.

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Exclusive: Mexico's attorney general vows to crack down on money laundering

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s acting attorney general said on Thursday prosecutors were already working to improve investigations and cooperation with other countries following an international report that blasted the country for failing to punish money launderers.

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Brazil's Bellucci banned five months for doping

(Reuters) - Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci was given a five-month, back-dated doping suspension but was considered not guilty of any "significant fault or negligence," the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme said on Thursday.

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Solo climbers banned from scaling Mount Everest

Climbing Mount Everest has long been on the top of mountaineers' bucket lists, but it seems the prospect of taking it on solo is no longer a reality.

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Serbian authorities uncover 25 tonnes of illegally stored toxic waste

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbian police and the state security agency have uncovered a massive stockpile of toxic waste and arrested the owner of the company that illegally stored it, the government said on Friday.

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Venezuelans protest over pork shortage, Maduro blames Portugal

CARACAS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Venezuelans took to the streets in poor parts of Caracas overnight to protest a shortage of pork for traditional Christmas meals in the latest symptom of social discontent during a brutal economic crisis.

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Haiti's ex-prime minister banned from travel amid corruption probe

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian authorities said on Tuesday a former prime minister and top official have been banned from leaving the country as prosecutors lead a corruption probe in which 12 people, including government officials, have been arrested.

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Brazil declares top Venezuelan diplomat persona non-grata

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's government will declare Venezuela's chargé d'affaires persona non-grata, stripping him of his diplomatic status, Brazil's foreign affairs ministry told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Venezuelans scramble to survive as merchants demand dollars

CARACAS/CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela (Reuters) - There was no way Jose Ramon Garcia, a food transporter in Venezuela, could afford new tires for his van at $350 each.

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Canada to expel Venezuelan diplomat in retaliatory move

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada will expel a Venezuelan diplomat and bar that country's ambassador from returning, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday, after the South American nation booted envoys from Brazil and Canada for criticizing its rights record.

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BRIEF-Nissan Motor Chairman Ghosn Could Be Questioned By Japanese Authorities Over Ongoing Vehicle Inspection Scandal - Nikkei

* NISSAN MOTOR CHAIRMAN CARLOS GHOSN COULD BE QUESTIONED BY JAPANESE AUTHORITIES OVER ONGOING VEHICLE INSPECTION SCANDAL - NIKKEI Source text (s.nikkei.com/2C2gkLX) Further company coverage:

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Mistrial declared for Nevada rancher who led revolt over U.S. land dispute

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial in the criminal case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and three others for their role in a 2014 armed standoff with U.S. government agents, and rebuked prosecutors for withholding evidence from the defense.

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Mistrial declared for Nevada rancher who led grazing rights revolt

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial in the criminal case of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who led a 2014 armed standoff with U.S. government agents in a range-land dispute, and tentatively set a new trial date for February.

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Mistrial declared in case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial in the criminal case of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who led a 2014 armed standoff with U.S. government agents in a range-land dispute, and set a new trial date of Feb. 26, 2018.

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US wants 10 ships with N. Korean ties banned from world's ports

The United States has asked the United Nations to ban 10 ships from entering the world's ports over alleged dealings with North Korea.

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Desperate Venezuelans peddle wares door-to-door in Colombia to survive

CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Thousands of impoverished Venezuelans are crossing the border to Colombia every day to sell cheap basics, from oranges to candles, in a desperate attempt to earn hard currency amid their country's worsening economic collapse.

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Indian authorities weighing how to regulate cryptocurrencies: SEBI chief

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's capital market regulator is talking with the government and central bank about how to regulate cryptocurrencies, its chairman said on Wednesday.

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Banned Gadomski punished for attending Wimbledon qualifiers

LONDON (Reuters) - Suspended Polish player Piotr Gadomski has received further punishment for breaching the terms of his ban for corruption offences when he attended the Wimbledon qualifying tournament, the Tennis Integrity Unit said in a statement on Tuesday.

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U.S. asks U.N. to blacklist 10 ships over banned North Korea cargo

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has proposed that the United Nations Security Council blacklist 10 ships for transporting banned items from North Korea, according to documents seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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After almost a week, Myanmar authorities silent on whereabouts of detained Reuters journalists

YANGON (Reuters) - As two Reuters journalists neared the end of a week in detention in Myanmar on Tuesday, there was no word on where they were being held as authorities proceeded with an investigation into whether they violated the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

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Mexico's Vista Oil approves capital increase

MEXICO CITY, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Shareholders in Mexico's Vista Oil & Gas approved a capital increase on Monday, the company disclosed to the country's stock exchange.

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Russian bobsledder Voevoda banned for life from Olympics

ZURICH (Reuters) - Russian bobsledder Alexey Voevoda has been given a life ban from the Olympics for anti-doping violations at the Sochi Games where he won two gold medals, the International Olympic Committee IOC) said on Monday.

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Blackout hits parts of Venezuelan capital Caracas

CARACAS (Reuters) - A blackout hit parts of the Venezuelan capital Caracas as well as the nearby states of Miranda and Vargas on Monday, state-run electricity company Corpoelec said, adding that authorities were working to restore service.

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Analysis: What the CDC's banned words say about Trumpism

It's easy -- and obvious -- to focus on the high-profile ways in which Donald Trump is remaking American government and, by extension, American culture: His appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, his tax cut plan, his tweeting -- to name three.

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Honduran President Declared Winner in Disputed Election

The electoral commission said President Juan Orlando Hernández had won re-election, but the fight seemed far from over.

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Honduran President Hernandez declared winner of November 26 election

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras' electoral tribunal on Sunday declared conservative President Juan Orlando Hernandez the official winner of the Nov. 26 presidential election, sparking fraud accusations and calls for renewed street protests after a bitterly disputed contest.

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Trump's administration's seven banned words are an attack on science

On Thursday, according to the Washington Post, policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were told by others in the Trump administration that the use of seven specific words and phrases would be prohibited. On the list are the words "vulnerable," "diversity," "entitlement," "transgender," "fetus," "evidence-based," and "science-based." The decision has not only been deemed as reckless and dangerous, but an offense to the scientific community. 

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HHS responds to CDC banned words report

Matt Lloyd, a spokesman for Health and Human Services, says that a Washington Post story claiming the CDC is banned from using seven words in budget documents was a "mischaracterization of discussions regarding the budget formulation process."

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WaPo: CDC analyst 'incredulous' over banned words

An analyst at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is "incredulous" over orders by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to a report by Washington Post reporter Lena Sun.

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Amazon becomes Mexico's top online retailer in 2017 -report

MEXICO CITY, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc likely doubled its sales to become the biggest internet retailer in Mexico this year, helping to grow the country's nascent e-commerce market by a third, according to a report by market research firm Euromonitor International.

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Mexico's Senate picks new electoral prosecutor amid graft spat

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Senate on Friday named the country's new top prosecutor for election-related crimes, after the official previously in the post was fired amid a graft scandal involving a close former aide of President Enrique Pena Nieto.

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Brazilian football boss Del Nero banned for 90 days: FIFA

ZURICH (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer chief Marco Polo del Nero was banned for 90 days by FIFA on Friday while he is investigated over possible unethical conduct, the global body said in a statement.

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NATO sounds alarm on banned Russian missile system

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO allies on Friday publicly raised concern about a Russian cruise missile system that the alliance says may break a Cold War-era pact banning such weapons, in a show of support for Washington.

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Seizures of medicines using banned animal parts see steep rise

LONDON (Reuters) - The amount of medicinal products containing illegal wildlife parts seized by EU authorities has risen sharply in the last six years, according to monitoring group TRAFFIC, and includes items from a range of animals including tigers, bears and snakes.

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Mexican authorities warn cryptocurrency offerings could be a crime

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's finance ministry and central bank warned on Wednesday that cryptocurrencies were risky investments and said fundraising programs known as initial coin offerings (ICOs) could potentially violate Mexican financial law.

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Mexico authorities warn of risks of cryptocurrencies

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's finance ministry and central bank warned on Wednesday of the risks associated with cryptocurrencies and investment schemes known as initial coin offerings.

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BRIEF-94Th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income

* 94TH COMMON STOCK MONTHLY DIVIDEND INCREASE DECLARED BY REALTY INCOME

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Perfect storm of overconfidence, poor training sank El Faro: U.S. authorities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The freighter El Faro sank in 2015, killing all 33 people aboard, after an overconfident captain let the ship steam into a hurricane, while poor training and equipment also factored into the worst U.S. maritime disaster in three decades, a federal safety board said on Tuesday.

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Mexico's presidential front-runner vows more welfare, formalizes bid

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican front-runner for next year's election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, formalized his bid for the presidency on Tuesday and promised his government would spend on the young, elderly and farmers.

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El Faro captain ignored storm reports before tragedy: U.S. authorities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The freighter El Faro sank in 2015, killing all 33 people aboard in the worst U.S. maritime disaster in three decades, after the captain ignored reports the ship was heading directly into a strengthening hurricane, a U.S. safety board concluded on Tuesday.

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Venezuelan migrants pose humanitarian problem in Brazil

BOA VISTA, Brazil (Reuters) - Last August, Victor Rivera, a 36-year-old unemployed baker, left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the two-day journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista, Brazil.

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For Older Venezuelans, Fleeing Crisis Means ‘Starting From Zero,’ Even at 90

As a dire economy drives migration, Venezuelans in their retirement years are joining the exodus, a journey fraught with worries over health care, employment and leaving a country they love.

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This cargo ship is banned from every single port in the world

The United Nations brought down the hammer and that was it for the Hao Fan 6.

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Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found evidence of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of suspensions for the country's athletes in recent months.

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Banned From Winter Olympics, Russia Faces Greatest Sports Crisis Since Soviet Era

The decision carries the whiff of history, although back then the conflicts were rooted in political ideology rather than performance-enhancing drugs.

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Olympics: Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found evidence of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of bans for the country's athletes in recent months.

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Olympics: Russia banned from Pyeongchang Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after evidence emerged of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday.

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Emergency declared as wildfires rage near Los Angeles; thousands flee

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands of Californians north and west of Los Angeles fled their homes as two out-of-control wildfires spread rapidly overnight, fueled by strong desert winds that hampered firefighters, officials said on Tuesday.

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Uber suspends cash payments in Mexico's Puebla after demands from state

MEXICO CITY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it will stop accepting cash payments in the central Mexican state of Puebla to comply with demands from authorities, as the ride-hailing company faces a new wave of regulation in Mexico.

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UPDATE 1-Banorte shareholders vote to create Mexico's No. 2 bank

MONTERREY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Shareholders in Mexico's Banorte on Tuesday approved the acquisition of Grupo Financiero Interacciones, which will create the country's second-biggest bank.

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Russia Banned from Winter Olympics by I.O.C.

The country’s extensive, state-backed doping program results in penalties without precedent. The Russian Federation will not participate, though individual athletes may.

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Russia banned from Winter Olympics

"Clean" Russian athletes will be "invited" to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year, though they will be required to compete under the Olympic flag.

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'Kiss of death' to two-state solution if Jerusalem declared Israel capital: PLO envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A formal U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would be the "kiss of death" to the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Palestine Liberation Organization's chief representative in Washington said on Monday.

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Environmentalists say they'll try to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate

VIENNA (Reuters) - Environmentalist groups said on Monday that Germany and the European Union had broken the rules when assessing the safety of the weed-killer glyphosate and that they would try to bring legal actions against the institutes involved.

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Nine charged over links to banned Turkish group detained pending trial

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek court on Monday ordered the detention of nine Turkish citizens pending trial for terrorism-related offences, including links to a banned militant group behind a series of suicide bombings in Turkey.

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Hospital fires doctors who mistakenly declared newborn dead

An Indian hospital has fired two doctors for mistakenly declaring a newborn baby boy dead.

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Man charged as authorities says missing North Carolina girl presumed dead

(Reuters) - A man has been arrested and charged in North Carolina in connection with the disappearance of three-year-old Mariah Woods who went missing from her bedroom five days ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local sheriff said on Saturday.

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BRIEF-Qudian Inc Endorses New Industry Notice of Regulations Issued by National Regulatory Authorities

* QUDIAN - WILL INCREASE ITS SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM TO UP TO US$300 MILLION WORTH OF ITS ADSS REPRESENTING CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES WITHIN NEXT 12 MONTHS​

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U.S. Will Keep Older Cluster Munitions, a Weapon Banned by 102 Nations

The Pentagon intends to keep indefinitely its legacy cluster munitions, more than 1.5 million of which are in South Korea.

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BRIEF-Raymond James Financial - ‍ On Nov 29, Declared Quarterly Cash Dividend On Shares Of Its Common Stock Of $0.25Per Share, Up 13.6 Percent From Previous Quarter​

* RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL - ‍ ON NOV 29, DECLARED QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND ON SHARES OF ITS COMMON STOCK OF $0.25PER SHARE, UP 13.6 PERCENT FROM PREVIOUS QUARTER​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-MB Financial ‍declared cash dividend of $0.21 per share payable on December 29, 2017​

* ‍DECLARED A CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.21 PER SHARE PAYABLE ON DECEMBER 29, 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Greece charges nine over links to banned Turkish group

ATHENS (Reuters) - Nine Turkish citizens were charged in Greece with terrorism-related offences on Wednesday, accused of hoarding explosives and of links to an outlawed militant organization responsible for suicide bombings in Turkey.

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UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex declares force majeure on Isthmus crude oil -sources

SINGAPORE, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex has declared force majeure on the loading of Isthmus crude, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

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Mexico's Pemex declares force majeure on Isthmus crude oil - sources

SINGAPORE, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex has declared force majeure on the loading of Isthmus crude, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

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Greek police raids find explosives, nine held over links to banned Turkish group

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police found bomb-making equipment and detonators in raids in Athens on Tuesday and were questioning nine people over suspected links to a banned militant group in Turkey ahead of an expected visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan next week.

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Tourists, authorities feel the heat as Bali volcano keeps airport closed

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia on Tuesday extended the closure of the airport on Bali as ash from a volcano swept the island, stranding thousands of tourists as authorities tried to persuade villagers to leave their homes near the erupting mountain.

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UPDATE 2-Tourists, authorities feel the heat as Bali volcano keeps airport closed

* Eruption could last several months (Adds comment from tourist, detail)

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Chinese official commits suicide after authorities launch probe: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Senior Chinese military official Zhang Yang committed suicide at home on Nov. 23 after authorities launched an investigation against him, state media said on Tuesday.

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Mexico's finance minister Meade resigns as presidential race looms

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's finance minister, Jose Antonio Meade, stepped down on Monday amid speculation the veteran technocrat will run for president in next year's election under the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) banner.

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UPDATE 1-Macron says glyphosate to be banned in France within three years

PARIS, Nov 27 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he would take all measures necessary to ensure that weed-killer glyphosate is banned in France as soon as an alternative is available and at the latest within three years.

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Mexican authorities seek information from Uber about data breach

MEXICO CITY, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's transparency body said on Sunday it would seek information from Uber about the consequences of a large data breach that the ride-hailing company disclosed on Tuesday.

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Crude oil output, exports at Mexico's Pemex rise in October

MEXICO CITY, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Production and exports of crude oil at Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, increased in October, the firm said on Friday.

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Venezuelans suffer as malaria outbreak spreads in drug-short nation

CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela (Reuters) - On a recent morning in Venezuela's southern jungle state of Bolivar, Amanda Santamaria, her two sons, one daughter-in-law, and a granddaughter lined up in front of a shabby community health center in the hope of receiving treatment for malaria.

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Baby banned from Japanese municipal assembly

TOKYO (Reuters) - A baby brought into a Japanese municipal assembly chamber by his lawmaker mother was promptly ejected because his presence was against the rules, an official said on Friday, highlighting the hurdles faced by working women in Japan.

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EY says cooperating with authorities in Italy probe

MILAN (Reuters) - Accounting firm EY said on Thursday it was cooperating with Milan magistrates in an investigation into whether one of its former employees in Italy had sold it confidential government information.

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Bank investors criticise eurozone resolution authorities

LONDON, Nov 23 (IFR) - Investors in eurozone bank debt, badly bruised by unexpected resolutions of some such lenders in recent months, are being forced to take a more realistic approach to their strategies in the wake of these events.

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International authorities to blame for Sochi Games doping scandal: Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee and anti-doping authorities are to blame for a Russian doping scandal that tarnished the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Detained Venezuelan-U.S. Citgo executives to be tried as "traitors" -Maduro

WASHINGTON/CARACAS, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that Venezuelan-American executives at refiner Citgo who were arrested in a corruption sweep this week would be tried as "corrupt, thieving traitors" despite a request by the United States to free them.

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Mexico's Pemex helping to extinguish fire near Madero refinery

MEXICO CITY, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it was helping to put out a gas-related fire close to its Madero refinery in the state of Tamaulipas.

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BRIEF-Canadian Pacific declared quarterly dividend of $0.5625 per share

* Board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.5625 per share on outstanding common shares​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Colombia protests Venezuelan military crossing border

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia sent a letter to the Venezuelan foreign ministry on Tuesday protesting the incursion of a military helicopter and troops from that nation over the border, the latest in a series of similar incidents that have drawn criticism from Colombia.

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Uber fights proposed rule in Mexico's Cancun barring cash fares

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc, which has been facing a wave of regulations in Latin America, is fighting proposed rules in Cancun that the ride-hailing service says could drive it out of the top Mexican beach resort.

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Jailed Venezuelan mayor flees to Spain

The former mayor of Caracas -- who is a staunch opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro -- was welcomed Saturday in Madrid after escaping house arrest.

Corruption (Institutional) nytimes.com

Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

The jurors in the federal case against Norman Seabrook, the former head of the New York City correction officers’ union, said they were deadlocked.

Bribery and Kickbacks nytimes.com

Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Senator Menendez

The decision in the case against the powerful New Jersey Democrat brings an inconclusive end to the first bribery trial of a sitting U.S. senator in decades.

cnn.com

Rose McGowan surrenders to authorities

Actress Rose McGowan turned herself in to authorities in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Tuesday in response to an arrest warrant on charges of drug possession.

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Start-up at Mexico's top refinery has begun, still no output

MEXICO CITY, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex's biggest refinery has begun bringing plants back online following a prolonged stoppage caused by a major earthquake in September, a company spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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Volkswagen says offices of CFO, HR chief, chairman raided by tax authorities and prosecutors

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prosecutors and tax authorities on Tuesday raided the offices of several senior officials of Volkswagen , the German car-maker said.

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London authorities failing people displaced by deadly fire: lawmaker

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people displaced by a fire that killed about 80 people in London in June are still living in hotels or friends' houses because of a failure by local authorities to rehouse them, the lawmaker representing the area said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Trez Capital says ‍Board declared special distribution of $0.838 per Class A share

* Says ‍Board of Directors has declared a special distribution of $9,998,254 or $0.838 per Class A share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Waco biker brawl case is declared a mistrial

A judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case of Jake Carrizal, a leader of the Bandidos motorcycle group who was charged with organizing the Twin Peaks biker brawl that left nine people dead in May 2015.

sportsNews reuters.com

Soccer: Marseille's Evra banned from European competition, leaving club

ZURICH (Reuters) - Olympique Marseille full-back Patrice Evra has been banned from European club football for the rest of the season, UEFA said on Friday, and is leaving the French Ligue 1 club by mutual consent as his career looks to set to come to an ignominious end.

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Mexico's Alpek says entered final talks over power plants sale

MEXICO CITY, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Mexico's Alpek said on Thursday that it had entered into a 60-day period with ContourGlobal to negotiate final agreements for potential sale of cogeneration power plants in Mexico. (Reporting by Mexico City Newsroom)

politicsNews reuters.com

U.S. blacklists 10 Venezuelans for corruption, undermining state vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned 10 more Venezuelan officials, including several government ministers, who it said had helped Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's attempts to undermine democratic rule in the country.

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U.S. Treasury to announce more sanctions on Venezuelan officials: WSJ

(Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department will announce more sanctions on Thursday against top Venezuelan officials, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing a U.S. Senate aide.

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Athletics: Kenya's Sumgong banned for four years for doping offense

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been handed a four-year ban by Kenya's anti-doping agency (ADAK) after testing positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), officials said on Tuesday.

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From Chilean refuge, Venezuelan congressional deputy defies president

CARACAS (Reuters) - From his refuge at the Chilean ambassador's home, Venezuela's deputy congressional leader has defended "civil disobedience" against President Nicolas Maduro and urged demoralized opponents to unite and oust him in a presidential vote.

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Russian skier banned for doping says his 'medal is clean'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian cross country skier Alexander Legkov says he will fight to clear his name after being sanctioned for doping at the 2014 Sochi Games and hit with a lifetime ban from the Olympics last week.

cnn.com

Harvey Weinstein banned for life from TV Academy

Harvey Weinstein has been banned for life from yet another Hollywood organization.

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UPDATE 2-Tender to pick Mexico's new oil, gas marketer receives no bids

MEXICO CITY, Nov 6 (Reuters) - A tender to select an oil and gas marketer for the Mexican government's share of output under new exploration and production contracts received no bids by a Monday deadline, the country's oil regulator said.

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Domestic problems preceded Texas church rampage, authorities say

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his then-wife and child had sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday.

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Cambodian PM tells opposition to defect or face being banned from politics

PNHOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday called on lawmakers from the main opposition party to defect ahead of a court ruling on whether to dissolve it, saying they could be banned from politics for five years if they left it too late.

cnn.com

Authorities increase marathon security

Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up security for the TCS New York City Marathon that is set to go on as planned in the wake of the worst terrorist attack to hit the city since September 11, 2001.

cnn.com

Authorities increase security for New York marathon

Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up security for the TCS New York City Marathon that is set to go on as planned Sunday in the wake of the worst terrorist attack to hit the city since September 11, 2001.

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UPDATE 3-Pemex makes Mexico's biggest onshore oil find in 15 years

MEXICO CITY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex has made its biggest onshore oil discovery in 15 years with a find in the eastern state of Veracruz, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Pemex makes Mexico's biggest onshore oil find in 15 years -president

MEXICO CITY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Mexico's national oil company Pemex has made its biggest onshore oil discovery in fifteen years with a find in the eastern state of Veracruz, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Friday.

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CORRECTED-Threats to NAFTA cast doubt over Mexico's oil tenders, investment

MEXICO CITY, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Uncertainty about the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and investor protections it guarantees could crimp future investment in Mexico's oil industry, including a high-stakes January deepwater auction.

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U.S. authorities identify six Russian officials in DNC hack: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has gathered enough evidence to charge six members of the Russian government in the hacking of Democratic National Committee computers before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the investigation.

Models (Professional) nytimes.com

Russian Authorities Investigate 14-Year-Old Model’s Death

Vlada Dzyuba, a teenager from Perm, was working in China on a three-month contract when she died.

sportsNews reuters.com

Two Russian athletes banned for life over Sochi 2014 Games doping

BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia's cross country gold medalist Alexander Legkov and fellow countryman Evgeniy Belov were banned for life from the Olympics on Wednesday over doping at the Sochi 2014 winter Games, the International Olympic Committee said.

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Deadly attack in New York branded 'terrorism' by authorities

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said.

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Deadly Halloween attack in New York branded 'terrorism' by authorities

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said.

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Mexico's Puebla state implements stricter rules for Uber, Cabify

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lawmakers in the central Mexican state of Puebla approved new rules on Tuesday aimed at better vetting and monitoring rideshare drivers working for companies like Uber and Cabify after the recent murders of two female college students.

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REFILE-Mexico's Puebla state implements stricter rules for Uber, Cabify

MEXICO CITY, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Lawmakers in the central Mexican state of Puebla approved new rules on Tuesday aimed at better vetting and monitoring rideshare drivers working for companies like Uber and Cabify after the recent murders of two female college students.

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Iraqi authorities gain first foothold at Kurdish frontier with Turkey

ANKARA/BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi troops deployed on Tuesday at one of the main land crossings with Turkey, gaining a foothold at the Kurdish-held frontier for the first time in decades and imposing one of Baghdad's central demands on the Kurds.

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Kurdish-led authorities in north Syria invited to Moscow-backed congress, official says

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia has invited the Kurdish-led authorities in northern Syria to its proposed congress of Syria's various ethnic groups, a senior Kurdish official told Reuters on Tuesday.

cnn.com

Deadly virus outbreak declared in Uganda

An outbreak of contagious and deadly Marburg virus disease in the Kween district of eastern Uganda was declared by the nation's Ministry of Health on October 19.

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Iraqi authorities take control of main border crossing with Turkey: customs official

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities took control of the main land crossing with Turkey, in the Kurdish area of Fish-Khabur, a customs official said on Tuesday.

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Major Venezuelan opposition parties to boycott local polls

CARACAS (Reuters) - Three of Venezuela's largest opposition parties vowed on Monday to boycott mayoral polls later this year in protest at an election system they say is biased in favor of President Nicolas Maduro's ruling socialists.

Elections nytimes.com

Uhuru Kenyatta Is Declared Winner of Kenya’s Repeat Election

Mr. Kenyatta also won a vote in August that was nullified by the Supreme Court, but the new balloting was met by confusion and mistrust.

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Gurriel banned five games in 2018 for racist gesture

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston's Yuli Gurriel will not miss any World Series games for the racist gesture he made toward Dodgers' Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish but will serve a five-game ban next season, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Saturday.

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Crude oil output from Mexico's Pemex falls 18 pct in September

MEXICO CITY, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Mexican national oil company Pemex reported on Friday that September crude production fell 18 percent from the same month last year, marking three consecutive months with oil output coming in below 2 million barrels per day.

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Spain arrests four former Venezuelan officials for U.S. probe

MADRID/CARACAS (Reuters) - Spanish authorities arrested a former Venezuelan deputy minister and three former executives at Venezuelan state companies for alleged links to money laundering and international corruption, Spain's Civil Guard said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Baker Hughes, a GE company declared a cash dividend of $0.18/share of Class A common stock​

* Baker Hughes a GE Co - Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.18 per share of Class A common stock​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-Mexico's Pemex posts $5.6 bln loss in quarter on lower output

MEXICO CITY, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Mexico's Pemex reported a narrower loss in the third quarter on Friday, but results for the state-run oil company were weighed down by a sharp slump in crude output.

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BRIEF-Union Bankshares Corp says ‍declared quarterly dividend of $0.21 per share

* Union Bankshares Corp says ‍declared quarterly dividend of $0.21 per share a $0.01 increase, or 5 pct, from prior quarter Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Authorities arrest suspect wanted for killing two men at Grambling State

(Reuters) - A suspect was arrested on Thursday for the shooting death of two men at Grambling State University in Louisiana, the local sheriff said.

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UPDATE 3-Venezuelan, state oil firm bonds drop over payment concerns

CARACAS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Bonds issued by Venezuela and state oil firm PDVSA dropped sharply on Thursday amid concern that cash-flow problems and regulatory hurdles may leave PDVSA unable to make more than $2 billion in payments coming due over the next week.

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UPDATE 2-Venezuelan, state oil firm bonds drop over payment concerns

CARACAS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Bonds issued by Venezuela and state oil firm PDVSA dropped sharply on Thursday amid concerns cash-flow problems and regulatory hurdles may leave PDVSA unable to make more than $2 billion in payments coming due over the next week.

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Venezuelan anti-Maduro governor sacked, opposition in chaos

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - The newly-elected opposition governor of Venezuela's western Zulia state was dismissed on Thursday by the pro-government local state legislature, an aide said, adding to disarray among foes of the ruling socialists.

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Venezuelan opposition governor sacked: aide

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - The newly-elected opposition governor of Venezuela's western Zulia state was dismissed on Thursday by the pro-government local state legislature, an aide said.

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Mexico's Banorte values Interacciones deal at 26.6 bln pesos - presentation

MEXICO CITY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte sees the total value of its deal to buy smaller peer Grupo Financiero Interacciones is 26.557 billion pesos ($1.40 billion), the group said in an investor presentation obtained by Reuters on Thursday.

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Jewish leader urges Italian sports authorities to fight anti-Semitism

ROME (Reuters) - Italian sports authorities must do more to root out anti-Semitism in stadiums and apply sanctions against offending fans, the head of the country's Jewish communities said on Thursday.

Muslim Americans nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: I Prosecuted Terrorists for President Bush. Now My Family in Iran May Be Banned From Visiting.

My family’s accomplishments have not shielded us from the indiscriminate damage of President Trump’s travel ban.

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BRIEF-Exxonmobil says ‍declared cash dividend of $0.77 per share on common stock

* Says ‍declared a cash dividend of $0.77 per share on common stock, payable on Dec 11 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Former official of Argentina's Fernandez turns himself in to authorities -media

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Julio De Vido, an ex-minister who served in former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's government, turned himself in to authorities on Wednesday after he was stripped of immunity from arrest, local media reported.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Wider Image: Mexico's indigenous Muslims in Maya heartland

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (Reuters) - A trip to Mexico's indigenous Maya heartland showed me how a vibrant Muslim community had sprung up in this predominantly Roman Catholic country.

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UPDATE 1-Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa reports 39 percent jump in profit

MEXICO CITY, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa , the world's largest Coke bottler, said on Wednesday its third-quarter net profit surged 39.2 percent from the year-earlier period, as sales increased.

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Profit jumps 39 percent at Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa

MEXICO CITY, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa , the world's largest Coke bottler, said on Wednesday it posted a third quarter net profit of 3.15 billion pesos ($173.4 million), a 39.2 percent increase over the year earlier quarter, as sales jumped.

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Venezuelan opposition disarray heaps pain on protesters

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - With some nursing wounds, others jailed and many heading abroad, Venezuela's young opposition supporters are demoralized by the ruling socialists' shock election win this month, after prolonged protests failed to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

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BRIEF-W. R. Grace & Co says ‍declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share​

* W. R. Grace & Co - ‍declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Former world champion Bingham banned for betting offences

LONDON (Reuters) - Former world snooker champion Stuart Bingham has been banned for six months for infringing betting rules over a 12-year period, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Egypt authorities challenge Reuters on casualties in western desert attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have accused Reuters and the BBC of "inaccurate coverage" of clashes in the western desert between security forces and armed militants in which police officers and conscripts were killed on Friday.

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Despite controversy, Venezuelan opposition governors sworn in

CARACAS (Reuters) - Four of five Venezuelan opposition governors broke with their coalition's official position on Monday to swear themselves in before a pro-government legislative superbody, authorities said.

cnn.com

Is Janet Jackson banned from the Super Bowl?

Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) nytimes.com

As Mattis Arrives in Philippines, Mop-Up in Marawi Is Declared Over

Jim Mattis, the United States defense secretary, said the Philippines had sent a “very necessary message” to militants in the war-torn southern city.

cnn.com

Laptops could be banned from checked bags

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Mexico's Banorte reports 25 pct rise in Q3 profit

MEXICO CITY, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte, which owns one of the country's largest banks, said on Thursday its net profit was 25 percent higher in the third quarter.

Communist Party of China nytimes.com

Guiyang Journal: Forget Marx and Mao. Chinese City Honors Once-Banned Confucian.

Guiyang has built a museum and park to Wang Yangming, a 16th-century philosopher at the center of a propaganda drive by China’s leader, Xi Jinping.

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Mexico's Pemex fires warehouse workers for oil theft

MEXICO CITY, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said on Tuesday it would rescind contracts held by several workers at a warehouse and distribution center in the central state of Guanajuato as part of a strategy to combat oil theft.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Philippine City Declared ‘Liberated’ From Terrorists After Months of Fighting

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines declared Marawi free from “terrorist influence” on Tuesday after two militant leaders were killed a day earlier.

Venezuela nytimes.com

Venezuelan Opposition Denounces Latest Vote as Ruling Party Makes Gains

The results, with pro-government candidates winning a majority of state races, shocked many and raised new questions about the integrity of the nation’s electoral system.

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Mexico's Alfa cuts 2017 guidance to $2 bln, down from $2.15 bln

MEXICO CITY, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Monday cut its guidance for 2017 earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) to $2 billion, down from a previous forecast of $2.15 billion. (Reporting by Noe Torres and Sheky Espejo)

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U.S. condemns Venezuelan elections as neither free nor fair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday condemned Venezuela's weekend gubernatorial elections as neither free nor fair and vowed to use its economic and diplomatic power to support Venezuelans in restoring democracy in the oil-exporting nation.

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Mexico's FinMin says NAFTA uncertainty hitting peso

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade said on Monday that the peso's recent depreciation reflects uncertainty about the NAFTA renegotiation process and questions about how quickly the U.S. Federal Reserve will normalize rates.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Catalonia’s Leader, Facing Deadline, Won’t Say if Region Declared Independence

In a letter, Carles Puigdemont asked the Spanish prime minister to negotiate a solution to the separatist conflict.

Venezuela nytimes.com

Venezuelans Vote Peacefully, if Not Hopefully

Some thought their votes might not matter, or even be counted. But opponents of President Nicolás Maduro turned out for regional elections anyway.

domesticNews reuters.com

Authorities capture Ohio man suspected in quadruple murders

(Reuters) - An Ohio man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of four people in a rural area of the state this week after an extensive manhunt, the local sheriff said on Friday.

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Russian authorities agree to regulate crypto-currency market

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities have agreed to regulate the crypto-currency market, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday, cited by TASS news agency.

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Iran says U.S. would aid terrorism if it declared Revolutionary Guards terrorists

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday that the United States would be "joining the terrorists' camp" if it chose to designate its elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

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Iran says US would aid terrorism if it declared Revolutionary Guards terrorists

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday that the United States would be "joining the terrorists' camp" if it chose to designate its elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

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After bloodshed, Venezuelan government and foes battle for votes

BARINAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Tirelessly traversing the lethargic plains of Venezuela, a brother of former leader Hugo Chavez and an ally of a famous opposition detainee vie for votes.

cnn.com

Authorities dive into the Las Vegas shooter's computers, high-rolling lifestyle and finances to find an answer

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Trump says Mexico's president called to thank him for quake aid

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Irish jockey Gibbons banned for positive test, sample switch

(Reuters) - Irish jockey Graham Gibbons has been banned for two-and-a-half years after failing a drugs test and attempting to swap urine samples with another rider, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) said on Thursday.

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Authorities probe Las Vegas gunman's weapons stockpiling

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history stockpiled weapons and ammunition over decades, and meticulously planned the attack, authorities believe.

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UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex gains two new partners for onshore tie-ups

MEXICO CITY, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Two foreign oil companies on Wednesday won the rights to partner with Mexico's oil company Pemex on two onshore blocks, a first since landmark energy reform, while a third offshore area received no bids.

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No bidders for tie-up in Mexico's Ayin-Batsil offshore oil field

MEXICO CITY, Oct 4 (Reuters) - There were no bidders in an auction to partner with Mexican national oil company Pemex on its offshore Ayin-Batsil project, the industry regulator said on Wednesday, in a setback for the opening of the country's energy sector to private capital.

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Goldman Sachs former banker banned from U.S. securities industry

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Wall Street's self-regulator said on Tuesday it has barred a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc senior banker, Tim Leissner, from the U.S. securities industry because he failed to cooperate with the regulator's investigation of alleged money-laundering connected with a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund.

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Tennis: Spanish player banned for eight months for betting offences

LONDON (Reuters) - Spanish tennis player Samuel Ribeiro Navarrete has been given an eight-month ban and fined $1,000 for "betting-related corruption offences", the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Tuesday.

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Tennis: Britain's Evans banned for one year over failed doping test

(Reuters) - Briton Dan Evans has been banned for one year after testing positive for cocaine, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday.

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Catalans defy Spain, turn out for banned independence vote

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Thousands of Catalans gathered at designated polling stations on Sunday morning as they sought to defy Spanish authorities by voting in a banned independence referendum that has raised fears of unrest in the wealthy northeastern region.