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In Country Music, Nice Guys Finish First (for Now)

For most of the 2010s, Nashville was dominated by the masculinity of bro country. But now the pendulum has swung to the other side: Meet the country gentleman.

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Mutual fund giant Vanguard says hack at SEC won't hurt clients

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group, the largest U.S. mutual fund company, said on Thursday that the hack into the Securities and Exchange Commission's electronic filings database will not hurt clients.

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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-Brookline says if deal not consummated under some circumstances, First Commons Bank agreed to pay co termination fee of $2.2 mln‍​

* Brookline Bancorp says if deal not consummated under some circumstances, First Commons Bank agreed to pay co termination fee of $2.2 mln‍​ - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2hlltCh) Further company coverage:

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Three tips for smart dividend ETF plays

NEW YORK(Reuters) - Pop quiz: What percentage of long-term stock market returns are thanks to the humble dividend? Five? 10? 20?

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BRIEF-Orbital ATK launches PATRIOT Target Vehicle for missile defense test

* Orbital ATK successfully launches PATRIOT Target Vehicle for missile defense test Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Unifirst Corp expects to recognize an impairment of capitalized costs as part of its ongoing CRM systems project

* Unifirst Corp - expects to recognize an impairment of capitalized costs as part of its ongoing CRM systems project

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BRIEF-Audentes Therapeutics commences dosing of first patient in phase 1/2 trial of AT132 for the treatment of x-linked myotubular myopathy

* Audentes Therapeutics announces dosing of first patient in ASPIRO, a phase 1/2 clinical trial of AT132 for the treatment of X-linked myotubular myopathy

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BRIEF-iCapital Network to buy U.S. private equity access fund platform from Deutsche Bank

* iCapital Network to acquire US private equity access fund platform from Deutsche Bank

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Carlyle targets first-close of new Asia buyout fund at over $4 billion: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Carlyle Group is targeting the first closing of a new Asia buyout fund within the next couple of months at over $4 billion, three people familiar with the matter said, bulking up in a region that has become a key market for global funds.

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Carlyle targets first-close of new Asia buyout fund at over $4 bln - sources

HONG KONG, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group is targeting the first closing of a new Asia buyout fund within the next couple of months at over $4 billion, three people familiar with the matter said, bulking up in a region that has become a key market for global funds.

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Singapore sovereign fund GIC takes majority stake in hotel near Tokyo Disney Resort

TOKYO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Singapore sovereign fund GIC Pte said on Thursday it had acquired a stake of 51 percent in the Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel near Tokyo Disney Resort for $464 million, one of its largest investments in Japan in recent years.

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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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UPDATE 2-CapitaLand Commercial to buy Singapore office tower from BlackRock for $1.55 bln

* Deal comes amid improving outlook for Singapore office rents

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UPDATE 1-CapitaLand Commercial to buy Singapore office tower from BlackRock for $1.55 bln

* Deal comes amid improving outlook for Singapore office rents

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China's Baidu launches $1.5 billion autonomous driving fund

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese search engine Baidu Inc announced a 10 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) autonomous driving fund on Thursday as part of a wider plan to speed up its technical development and compete with U.S. rivals.

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China's Baidu launches $1.5 bln autonomous driving fund

BEIJING, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Chinese search engine Baidu Inc announced a 10 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) autonomous driving fund on Thursday as part of a wider plan to speed up its technical development and compete with U.S. rivals.

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CapitaLand Commercial to buy Singapore office tower from BlackRock for $1.55 bln

SINGAPORE, Sept 21 (Reuters) - CapitaLand Commercial Trust said on Thursday it was buying an office tower in Singapore's financial district for for S$2.1 billion ($1.55 billion) from BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager.

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BRIEF-HTC to continue to expand Vive platform, Google plans investments in Taiwan

* HTC's Vive platform will actively continue to expand - Chairwoman Cher Wang

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Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity.

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UPDATE 1-Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity.

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Iraq launches offensive on Hawija, an Islamic State-held region near oil city Kirkuk

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq launched an offensive on Thursday to dislodge Islamic State from Hawija, an area located west of the oil city of Kirkuk.

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First look at island devastated by Category 5 Maria

CNN's Michael Holmes flies over the island of Dominica, which has been hit badly by Hurricane Maria.

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Ackman targets retail investors in ADP proxy contest

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose firm owns an 8.3 percent stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc , is turning up the heat in his proxy war for the human...

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ECB to wind down stimulus starting early 2018: BlackRock's Rieder

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc portfolio manager Rick Rieder said on Wednesday that investors should look for the European Central Bank to withdraw some of its stimulus beginning early next year.

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Tennis: Spain to host Britain in 2018 Davis Cup first round

LONDON (Reuters) - Five-times Davis Cup champions Spain will host Britain in the first round of the 2018 competition.

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Iran says it will not be the first to violate nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran vowed on Wednesday not to be the first nation to violate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

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Cash flows accelerate into U.S.-based bond funds: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A tide of cash swept into U.S.-based taxable-bond funds for a 41st straight week, with inflows for the funds swelling to $8.7 billion, from $5.9 billion the week prior,...

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA says cleared Pentax ED34-i10T, the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap

* U.S. FDA says cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap; granted clearance of the ED34-i10T model duodenoscope to Pentax of America

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'Breaking Bad' star and wife expecting first baby

Aaron Paul is going to be a dad, yo.

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U.S. expects Madoff $4 billion fund payout to start this year

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government expects this year to begin payouts from a $4 billion fund for Bernard Madoff's victims, ending their nearly nine-year wait to begin recouping losses from his...

Fawcett, Millicent nytimes.com

Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue

The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.

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Ackman asks ADP's retail investors to back him in new video

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman on Wednesday spoke to Main Street stockholders, asking this less affluent but hugely influential group to help him win a proxy contest...

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Denmark launches global alliance for action on climate change

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A U.S.-based global alliance to speed up efforts to tackle climate change, whose participants inaugural host country Denmark said represented more than a quarter of the world economy, will be launched on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Baidu reports hybrid cloud platform to accelerate enterprise deployment of AI​

* Baidu Inc - Baidu cloud announces hybrid cloud platform to accelerate enterprise deployment of ai​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-FirstService Corp says ‍FirstService Residential acquired residential operations of Zalco Realty Inc

* FirstService Corp - ‍ FirstService Residential acquired residential operations of Zalco Realty Inc; terms of transaction were not disclosed​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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College savings in 529 plans may be worth less than hoped

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Parents who are counting on savings in 529 plans to pay for college this year or next could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

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Getting your kid to bank summer earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Linda Rogers' father set her up for retirement when she was just a teenager.

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First on CNN: An inside look Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

Federal prosecutors in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial have painted a posh picture of the New Jersey Democrat living beyond his means on white sand beaches at resorts in the Dominican Republic, all thanks to his friend and co-defendant, Dr. Salomon Melgen.

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Amazon working on 'smart glasses' as its first wearable device: FT

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is working on its first wearable device - a pair of 'smart glasses', the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

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Amazon working on 'smart glasses' as its first wearable device - FT

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is working on its first wearable device - a pair of 'smart glasses', the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

First Reports Emerge of Hurricane Maria’s Damage in Dominica

With no power, phones or internet, Dominica residents turned to amateur radio to give updates on their situation after Hurricane Maria battered the island.

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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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Trump lays out 'America First' policies at UN

President Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly made clear to the world and the American public that the President is sticking firmly to his "America First" vision of US foreign policy. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

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Jefferies' profit rises on healthy M&A, debt and equity deals

(Reuters) - U.S. investment bank Jefferies Group LLC's third-quarter profit more than doubled as it earned more from advising on debt and equity offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions.

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Harvard endowment posts gains, new investment chief not satisfied

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University, which has been retooling the way it invests its $37.1 billion endowment, reported an investment gain on Tuesday but its investment chief called it...

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Vanguard asks passive investors to pay attention for proxy vote

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group needs its hands-off investor base to pay attention.

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Hedge fund manager shuts firm to explore run for Connecticut governor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Stemerman is winding down his hedge fund firm to explore a run for governor of Connecticut, according to a letter sent to clients of Conatus Capital Management LP on...

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Trump: You should put your nations first, too

President Donald Trump claims he will always put America first while addressing the UN general assembly.

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Trump to single out North Korea, Iran in first speech at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.

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Salesforce to launch $50 million artificial intelligence fund

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The venture wing of Salesforce.com Inc is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence, the cloud computing firm told Reuters on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Cytokinetics announces dosing of first patient in Japan in phase 3 clinical trial of omecamtiv mecarbil in patients with heart failure

* Cytokinetics announces dosing of first patient in Japan in GALACTIC-HF, phase 3 clinical trial of omecamtiv mecarbil in patients with heart failure

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Egypt's Sisi, Israel's Netanyahu meet for first time in public

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have met for the first time in public in what Egypt said was part of an effort to revive the Middle East peace process.

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China, Singapore look to put difficulties behind them

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Singapore on Tuesday sought to put recent difficulties in their relationship over Taiwan and the disputed South China Sea behind them as Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began a trip to Beijing.

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Afghan Air Force receives first Black Hawk helicopters

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Air Force took delivery of its first four U.S.-made UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters on Tuesday as part of a planned replacement of its aging fleet of Russian-made Mi-17 helicopters, officials said.

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A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death

"Look, I'm so sorry to do this to you on your birthday," Hayley Webb, a television reporter in Australia, recalled her mom saying in 2012. "I have six months to live."

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DP Eurasia delivers 26 percent core profit growth in first half

Sept 19 (Reuters) - DP Eurasia, which operates the Domino's Pizza brand in Turkey and Russia, served up a 26 percent growth in its first-half core earnings, driven by an increase in like-for-like sales and expansion of store networks in its key markets.

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Jihadists launch big attack on Syrian government near Hama

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Insurgent groups launched a big attack on government-held areas in northwestern Syria on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a media outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported.

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BRIEF-Wandisco says launch of one of first hybrid data lake architectures

* ‍ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ONE OF FIRST HYBRID DATA LAKE ARCHITECTURES IN COLLABORATION WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.

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Fewer hedge fund managers call it quits in 1st-half 2017

BOSTON (Reuters) - The number of hedge funds closing their doors this year is slowing as investors add new money and performance improves.

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In first visit, Trump urges reform so U.N. can meet full potential

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit on Monday to U.N. headquarters, calling for "truly bold reforms" so it could be a greater force for world peace.

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MSCI names Jeremy Baskin as head of Americas client coverage

(Reuters) - U.S. index provider MSCI Inc on Monday named Jeremy Baskin as head of client coverage in the Americas, replacing Jay McNamara.

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Macquarie strengthens European research team

(Reuters) - Australian investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd hired analysts Grant Sporre, Serafino Capoferri, Domenico Santoro and Robert Sage to strengthen its European research team.

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Goldman Sachs names new investment banking co-heads for Southeast Asia

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs named Udhay Furtado and Harry Naysmith co-heads of its investment banking unit in Southeast Asia, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.

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Exclusive: 10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit's first wave - Reuters survey

LONDON (Reuters) - Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance.

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Reuters survey: 10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit's first wave

LONDON (Reuters) - Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance.

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BRIEF-Capstone's Energy financing joint venture executes first agreement

* Capstone's Energy financing joint venture executes first agreement

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Citi names co-heads for EMEA trade business

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc named Peadar MacCanna and Murat Demirel as trade co-heads for its treasury and trade solutions (TTS) business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Institutional portion of ZhongAn's HK IPO oversubscribed: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co, China's first internet-only insurer, has covered the institutional tranche of its up to $1.5 billion initial public offering...

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Credit Suisse looks to make an impact with new investment wing

ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse has set up a new department to nurture socially conscious investing, the latest effort by a major bank to cater for growing demand for so-called impact investing.

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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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RPMI Railpen hires new senior investment manager

(Reuters) - RPMI Railpen, the British investment manager for the Railways Pension Scheme, named Jocelyn Brown senior investment manager of the company's sustainable ownership team.

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Fintech firm Calastone names new operating chief

(Reuters) - Financial technology firm Calastone Ltd, which operates a fund transaction network, named Stephen Mohan as chief operating officer.

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BRIEF-First Global ‍provides update on developments in connection with its litigation with Fountain Asset Corp​

* First Global provides update on litigation and files fresh as amended statement of claim against various parties

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Google launches digital payments service in India

NEW DELHI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday launched a localised payments app for India as it tries to gain a foothold in the country's rapidly-growing digital payments space.

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UPDATE 1-Australia's Cromwell seeks up to $1.1 bln with Singapore REIT offering -IFR

* IPO to be priced Sept. 21, debut Sept. 28 (Adds details on cornerstone investors, pricing and debut dates)

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How will Trump's 'America First' stance play at the UN?

President Donald Trump will tote his "America First" stance this week to the United Nations General Assembly, the annual inundation of diplomats and world leaders who this year await the new US leader with uneasy anticipation.

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China will step up supervision of overseas investment risks - insurance regulator

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will strengthen its supervision of overseas investment risks and capital flows from insurance funds, the insurance regulator said on Monday, adding that it will urge companies to improve their risk monitoring systems.

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Red Bull roll back the years with Singapore form

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Red Bull rekindled memories of their pomp at the Singapore Grand Prix, but team driver Daniel Ricciardo doesn't expect a three-way tussle for the Formula One world championship just yet.

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Vettel's hopes of regaining title lead wrecked in Singapore GP crash

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel may well come to rue the errant turn of the steering wheel that triggered the first-corner collision taking the German out of the Singapore Grand Prix and wrecking his hopes of regaining the overall championship lead.

Floods nytimes.com

His Home Flooded, the Port Arthur Mayor Puts His City First

The Texas mayor had four feet of water in his house after Harvey. Now, as his neighbors clean up their homes, he is trying to get the city back on its feet.

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Hamilton wins in Singapore with Vettel out

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday to go 28 points clear at the top of the Formula One world championship after Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel was caught in a first corner collision.

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Motor racing: Vettel out of Singapore GP as Hamilton leads

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel’s hopes of vaulting back into the overall Formula One world championship lead were wrecked by a first corner collision on the opening lap of the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

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First Capital Securities denies JD.com unit to purchase stake

BEIJING, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Chinese brokerage First Capital Securities Co Ltd denied on Sunday that a unit of e-commerce firm JD.com was in talks to purchase a 24 percent stake.

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Vettel on pole in Singapore with Hamilton fifth

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel put himself on pole position to retake the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton with a sensational late lap in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

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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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Motor racing: Vettel on pole in Singapore with Hamilton fifth

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel put himself on pole position to retake the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton with a sensational late lap in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

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Singaporeans protest against uncontested presidential election

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Hundreds of Singaporeans, most dressed in black, held a silent protest on Saturday against an uncontested presidential election this week in which applications from four candidates were rejected.

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Motor racing: Vettel on pole in Singapore, Hamilton fifth

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel put himself on pole position to retake the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton after setting the fastest lap in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday.

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Motor racing - Verstappen sets the pace as Red Bull complete Singapore practice sweep

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Dutch teenager Max Verstappen set the pace in final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday as Red Bull continued to dominate ahead of qualifying at the Marina Bay street circuit.

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EU-U.S. data pact faces first major test of credibility

BRUSSELS, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will undergo its first annual review on Monday, with Europe seeking to ensure Washington has lived up to its promises to protect the data of European citizens stored on U.S. servers.

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First cracks emerge in EU plan to raise online giants' tax bill

TALLINN, Sept 16 (Reuters) - First signs of open scepticism appeared on Saturday over a European Union plan to raise the tax bill of digital multinationals, as some finance ministers from smaller EU states raised concerns about the economic impact.

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BRIEF-Gray Rock closes first tranche of non-brokered private placement and final closing extension

* Gray Rock closes first tranche of non-brokered private placement and final closing extension Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill, launches industry probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach, and along with 11 other Democratic senators, introduced a bill to allow consumers to freeze their credit for free.

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Trump to 'slap' foes, embrace friends in first U.N. speech: envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will pummel foes and embrace friends in his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly next week, keeping pressure on Washington's adversaries North Korea and Iran, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Friday.

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Better call Netflix? Streaming platforms poaching top TV talent

LOS ANGELES, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Sunday's Primetime Emmy winners will take home shiny trophies and bask in congratulations, but their biggest payoff could come in a call from Netflix Inc or Amazon.com Inc.

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Golf: Park grabs first-round lead at Evian Championship

(Reuters) - South Korean Park Sung-hyun took full advantage of the ultimate mulligan by grabbing the first-round lead of the Evian Championship in France on Friday after bad weather wiped out her poor start a day earlier.

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Credit Karma to launch free ID monitoring following Equifax hack

NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Credit Karma Inc is launching a new free service that will alert customers if their identity data has been compromised in hacks, the San Francisco-based fintech company said on Friday in the wake of massive breach at credit monitoring agency Equifax Inc.

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Japan split over how to deal with N. Korean missile launches

Residents in northern Japan were woken abruptly Friday by blaring air raid sirens signaling a North Korean intermediate-range ballistic missile was about to fly over their heads.

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U.S. pensions stuck in the red despite stock market boom

NEW YORK (Reuters) - While U.S. corporate pensions regained some swagger after Wall Street’s record run this summer, they are still far from their heyday before the 2007-2009 credit crunch when they...

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Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill, launches industry probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach and, along with 11 other Democratic senators, introduced a bill to give consumers the ability to freeze their credit for free.

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Facebook hires AI expert, launches lab in Canada's Montreal

TORONTO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has hired artificial intelligence academic Joelle Pineau to head its new research lab in Montreal, the Silicon Valley social media company said on Friday.

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Irma tore through Barbuda. Now, for the first time in 300 years, no one lives there

When Hurricane Irma ravaged the island of Barbuda in the Caribbean, the ferocious storm "extinguished" the isle's way of life and left the beautiful spot "uninhabitable." And, now, for the first time in a few centuries, no one lives there.

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Brexit looms over London catwalk as overseas brands take spotlight

LONDON (Reuters) - London kicked off fashion week on Friday to pleas from the local fashion industry to protect the city's international outlook as uncertainty about Britain's impending departure...

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BRIEF-First Internet Bancorp announces pricing of common stock offering

* First Internet Bancorp announces pricing of common stock offering

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Motor racing: Red Bull’s Ricciardo sets early Singapore pace

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo set the pace in Friday’s opening practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, boosting Red Bull’s hopes of challenging for victory at the Marina Bay street circuit Formula One race.

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Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill; launches industry probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach and, along with 11 other Democratic senators, will introduce a bill to give consumers the ability to freeze their credit for free.

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US Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill; launches industry probe

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach and, along with 11 other Democratic senators, will introduce a bill to give consumers the ability to freeze their credit for free.

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Singapore secures F1 future until 2021

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Singapore Grand Prix is set to stay on the Formula One calendar until 2021, the sport and race organizers confirmed on Friday, after agreeing a four-year contract extension.

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UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Singapore secures F1 future until 2021

* Previous deal was due to expire after Sunday's race (Adds financial details)

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Singapore extends Formula One contract until 2021

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has agreed with Formula One on a deal that will keep the Singapore Grand Prix on the sport's calendar until 2021, Formula One said in a statement said on Friday.

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China body calls digital tokens risky, two bitcoin platforms to shut

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A senior executive at China's state-backed internet finance body said on Friday "stateless" digital tokens such as bitcoin posed risks as they could be used for illegal actions, and rules are needed to support the development of "legal" digital currencies.

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Why North Korea keeps launching missiles

Despite international condemnation, North Korea continues to pursue its nuclear ICBM development program. CNN's Paula Hancocks explains why.

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UPDATE 1-South Korea's Hyundai launches new Genesis sports sedan in SUV-driven market

* Hyundai struggling to get SUVs to market (Adds executive's quote, sales target, next model plan; specifies G70 U.S. sale timing)

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BRIEF-JD.com, JD finance and Central Group to launch E-commerce and Fintech services joint ventures in Thailand

* JD.com, JD finance and Central Group to launch E-commerce and Fintech services joint ventures in Thailand

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Jason Day carries old back, new caddie to first-round 64 at BMW

(Reuters) - Jason Day had a new caddie to carry his clubs but was stuck with the same old troublesome back in the opening round of the BMW Championship on Thursday.

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U.S., Asian shares dip after North Korean missile launch

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang's defiance in the face of intensifying sanctions.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-US, Asian shares dip after North Korean missile launch

* Sterling firm after BoE signals rate hike possible within months

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BRIEF-First Quantum Minerals provides an update on its Zambian operations

* First Quantum Minerals provides an update on its zambian operations

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Nikkei edges up despite N.Korea missile launch as dollar/yen steadies

* N.Korea missile launch not entirely unexpected, reaction calm

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Golf: Day carries old back, new caddie to first-round 64 at BMW

(Reuters) - Jason Day had a new caddie to carry his clubs but was stuck with the same old troublesome back in the opening round of the BMW Championship on Thursday.

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U.S. fund investors rush into money-market funds, Treasuries: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors sought shelter during the latest week, pouring more than double the amount from the previous week into money markets, and stockpiling the most in "safe haven"...

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For first time, NYPD releases body-camera video of fatal shooting

(Reuters) - The New York Police Department on Thursday for the first time made public body-camera video showing a fatal shooting involving some of its officers, a release that the patrolmen's union criticized as jeopardizing officers' due process rights.

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Trump to pitch 'America First' agenda in U.N. debut, press on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will take his "America First" message to the United Nations next week and seek support for tough measures against North Korea despite his skepticism about the value of international groups like the 193-member body.

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U.S. stock futures drop, yen gains after North Korea's missile launch

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures dipped and the yen rose in a knee-jerk reaction after North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, in a sign Pyongyang has no plan to change its course after a renewed international sanction.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures drop, yen gains after North Korea's missile launch

TOKYO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures dipped and the yen rose in a knee-jerk reaction after North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, in a sign Pyongyang has no plan to change its course after a renewed international sanction.

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S. Korea: North launches projectile toward the east

The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday that, "North Korea fired an unidentified projectile this morning toward the east from the Sunan area in North Korea."

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North Korea Launches Another Missile, Escalating Crisis

The test is the 15th such one this year and the first since the country detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb to date.

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South Korea's Hyundai launches new Genesis sports sedan in SUV-driven market

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co will launch its first new sedan under the premium Genesis marque in Seoul on Friday, hoping to cement the brand's place in the luxury segment and make up for its lack of a strong SUV line-up.

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Treasury's Mnuchin says no tax cut for wealthy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration's upcoming tax plan will not be aimed at lowering income taxes for the wealthiest...

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Facebook to launch election integrity effort in Canada

TORONTO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc, under pressure over its role in possible Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election, said it plans an election integrity initiative to protect Canada's next vote from cyber threats.

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BRIEF-Golden Dawn signs agency agreement with First Berlin Securities Brokerage

* Golden Dawn signs agency agreement with First Berlin Securities Brokerage Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Motor racing: Vettel refusing to buy into Singapore favorite hype

SINGAPORE, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel isn't expecting the Singapore Grand Prix to be a Sunday evening cruise through the city-state’s floodlit streets, despite being tipped as favorite for victory at the Marina Bay circuit.

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Trump thanks Florida first responders for Irma work

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised first responders in storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday for limiting the U.S. death toll from devastating Hurricane Irma, the second major storm to hit the United States this year.

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Daimler delivers first electric trucks: 'The game has started.'

DETROIT (Reuters) - Daimler AG on Thursday said United Parcel Service Inc will be the first U.S. commercial customer for its new battery-powered eCanter truck, and the company will expand its electric truck production as lower cost, longer-range batteries become available within two to three years.

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BRIEF-Mylan expands women's healthcare portfolio with launch of generic Minastrin 24 FE tablets

* Mylan expands women's healthcare portfolio with launch of generic Minastrin 24 FE tablets

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Commerce's Ross to lead trade mission on Trump's first China visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will lead a trade mission to China in mid-November as part of President Donald Trump's first visit there, the Commerce Department said in a notice posted on its website.

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BRIEF-Washingtonfirst bankshares - ‍filing to disclose information regarding litigation related to deal with touchdown acquisition​

* Says ‍filing to disclose information regarding litigation related to proposed transactions contemplated by co, Touchdown Acquisition​

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Trump praises Florida first responders for Irma effort

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised first responders in storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday for limiting the U.S. death toll from devastating Hurricane Irma, the second major storm to hit the United States this year.

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BRIEF-Greenpower announces private placement of convertible debentures to finalize first phase of Porterville order

* Greenpower announces private placement of convertible debentures to finalize first phase of Porterville order

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Traders raise U.S. rate-hike view as CPI accelerates

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. interest rates futures added to earlier losses on Thursday as domestic consumer prices grew 0.4 percent in August, faster than forecast, causing some traders to rebuild bets...

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Chinese online insurer ZhongAn to seek $11 billion valuation in HK IPO: IFR

HONG KONG (Reuters) - ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co Ltd [IPO-ZAOL.HK], China's first internet-only insurer, plans to seek a valuation of up to $11 billion with its Hong Kong...

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Aging United States must get the economics right on immigration

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

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BRIEF-Twenty-First Century Fox says to engage with CMA on Sky deal

* ‍LOOK FORWARD TO ENGAGING "CONSTRUCTIVELY" WITH CMA AND "HOPE THAT FINDINGS OF THIS PROCESS WILL BE RESPECTED BY SECRETARY OF STATE"​

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Sean Spicer makes first late night appearance

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer discusses the remarks he made about President Donald Trump's inauguration crowd size with late night host Jimmy Kimmel.

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UPDATE 2-Munich makes first warning by reinsurer on Harvey, Irma impact

* Analysts expect further statements from industry (Adds analyst comment, share price)

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UPDATE 1-Google to launch mobile payment service in India - report

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google plans to introduce a localised digital payment service in India as early as next week, technology website TechCrunch reported, citing a report from news site The Ken.

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Google to launch mobile payment service in India: report

(Reuters) - Google plans to introduce a localized digital payment service in India as early as next week, technology website TechCrunch reported, citing a report from news site The Ken.

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Google to launch mobile payment service in India - report

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Google plans to introduce a localised digital payment service in India as early as next week, technology website TechCrunch reported, citing a report from news site The Ken.

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BRIEF-First Data announces pricing of secondary offering of 85 mln shares of class A common stock

* First Data announces pricing of secondary offering of 85,000,000 shares of class A common stock

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BRIEF-Seadrill receives court approval of "first day" motions

* Expects its operations to continue uninterrupted throughout the reorganization process

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CORRECTED-Comcast to launch new platform in push for business customers

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable provider, on Wednesday launched a new business application and platform with faster connections in its push to boost sales to commercial customers as more consumers drop traditional cable services.

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BRIEF-Twenty-First Century Fox disappointed that the review of Sky deal will take another six months

* We are disappointed that the review of sky deal will take another six months - co-chairman, conf call

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U.S. fund investors hesitant on domestic stocks: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) - International stocks and taxable bonds raked in cash for the 40th week in a row as investors tiptoed away from the domestic equity market, Investment Company Institute (ICI) data...

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 9-Apple launches $999 iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."

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BRIEF-Alibaba.com to launch global "Super September" promotion on Sept. 20​

* Says it will launch its new global "Super September" promotion on September 20​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Comcast to launch new platform in push for business customers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable provider, on Wednesday launched a new business application and platform with faster connections in its push to boost sales to commercial customers as more consumers drop traditional cable services. Comcast, like other pay-TV providers, is under pressure as viewing habits change and wants to leverage its infrastructure to grow in other ways.

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Your Money: Raising money for an emergency raises money questions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Lori Jung set up a crowdfunding campaign to help with her brother's medical expenses for spinal cord damage, she also spoke to an accountant.

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Carlyle to sell South Korean security firm ADT Caps: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group is planning a sale of South Korean security systems company ADT Caps in what could be the country's biggest M&A deal in two years, sources with...

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Two first-time authors make Man Booker Prize shortlist

LONDON (Reuters) - Two first-time female authors feature on the 2017 Man Booker Prize fiction shortlist which comprises three women and three men including best-selling U.S. writer Paul Auster.

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Hamilton chasing Singapore hat-trick but wary of Ferrari

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton arrives in Singapore as Formula One leader and the season's first back-to-back winner, but Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel could dash the Mercedes driver's hopes of a third win in a row on Sunday.

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Viacom's MTV sees first summer ratings growth in six years

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc's MTV network had its first summer of ratings growth in six years, the network told Reuters this week, a sign that the company is seeing progress wooing back coveted younger viewers who watch shows online.

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Motor racing-No deal yet but F1 plans long-term stay in Singapore: Carey

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One is keen to secure a new deal to keep the Singapore Grand Prix on the calendar beyond this year, its chief executive Chase Carey said, with the sport eyeing a long-term future in the city-state.

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No deal yet but F1 plans long-term stay in Singapore: Carey

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One is keen to secure a new deal to keep the Singapore Grand Prix on the calendar beyond this year, its chief executive Chase Carey said, with the sport eyeing a long-term future in the city-state.

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Britain's easyJet launches platform to book partner flights

LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - British budget airline easyJet on Wednesday launched a new booking platform to allow customers to use its website to book long-haul flights with other airlines, the company said.

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China sets up first 'commercial' quantum network for secure communications

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up its first "commercial" quantum network in its northern province of Shandong, state media said, the country's latest step in advancing a technology expected to enable "hack proof" communications.

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Halimah Yacob formally elected Singapore's first woman president

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared elected as Singapore's first woman president on Wednesday, after the returning officer announced she was the sole candidate to qualify for the contest.

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Five crew missing after dredger collides with tanker off Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Five crew members of a Dominican-registered dredger were missing after a collision with an Indonesian-registered tanker in Singapore's territorial waters on Wednesday, Singapore's Marine Port Authority (MPA) said.

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Singapore tops UN health goals list, US 24th

Are nations around the globe on track to meet health-related sustainable development goals for the year 2030? A new analysis finds outstanding achievements -- but a great deal of work still needed -- before the goals can be reached

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UPDATE 9-Apple launches $999 iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."

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UPDATE 8-Apple launches $999 iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."

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Gundlach: Equity investors to see change in dynamic with QE reversal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in equities and risk assets should brace themselves for the end of quantitative easing, given the high correlation it has to high stock and junk bond prices, Jeffrey...

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Marcato's McGuire sees Terex's share price more than tripling

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Mick McGuire on Tuesday said that crane maker Terex Corp's share price could more than triple as the company focuses on its core business and pursues a...

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Apple launches $999 iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."

Television nytimes.com

The First Time: Judith Light: The First Time I Quit a Big Job

Ms. Light was terrified to leave the soap opera “One Life to Live,” her first television series. But making the leap transformed her career.

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U.S. trade commission launches probe into solar panel imports

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it was launching a probe into imports of solar panels, in a case watched closely by the solar installation industry, which has seen panel prices rise partly from concern that tariffs could double their cost.

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Bunge, partners launch Brazil database to combat deforestation

SAO PAULO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Bunge Inc and partners on Tuesday launched an online database aimed at helping companies make investment and purchasing decisions that discourage farmers from cutting down trees for arable land.

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Apple unveils iPhone X in major product launch

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."

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UPDATE 6-Apple unveils iPhone X in major product launch

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."

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Slack launches new features for inter-company collaboration

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc on Tuesday announced support of four new languages and a Shared Channels feature that allows employees of different companies to work together on the popular workplace communication software.

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First look at Steve Jobs' dream campus

Apple opened up its brand new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, for the first time for a press conference on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 3-Apple set to unveil anniversary iPhone in major product launch

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook took the stage at the Steve Jobs Auditorium on the new Apple campus on Tuesday for the company's biggest product launch in years, which was expected to include a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone.

Smartphones nytimes.com

The Times Review of the First iPhone: ‘Amazing’ but ‘Not Perfect’

Ten years ago, a steady drumbeat of excitement over the iPhone turned into a frenzy. Soon it was being referred to as the “Jesus phone.”

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Billionaire investor Robertson says stocks are in a 'bubble'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Julian Robertson said on Tuesday stocks are in a bubble, one day after the broad market hit another record high.

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RETRIEVED: First responder picks up fallen flag

Joseph Schiavo rushed out of his transport vehicle to pick up a fallen American flag after Hurricane Irma.

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UPDATE 2-Apple set to unveil anniversary iPhone in major product launch

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 12 (Reuters) - A decade after then-Chief Executive Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple Inc was set to introduce on Tuesday a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones, as well as an upgrade to the Apple Watch and a higher-definition Apple TV.

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Your Money: Why you should freeze your credit now

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the wake of the Equifax Inc data breach that has exposed an estimated 143 million customer records to hackers, consumer credit experts have been recommending freezing one's...

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EU markets watchdog warns investors of market bubble threat

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Rock-bottom interest rates and political uncertainty such as Brexit mean risks of an asset price bubble are at their highest, a European markets watchdog said on Tuesday, in an...

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Bridgewater's Dalio says would be 'terrible' if Cohn left White House

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio on Tuesday threw his weight behind President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, saying it would be "terrible" if Gary Cohn were to...

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Omega's Cooperman sees markets as fairly valued, likes UAL, others: CNBC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman said on Tuesday he thinks the stock market is currently fairly valued but warned that people should not become "too exuberant" in the future.

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Fund managers' U.S. equities snub at 10-year high: BofA-ML survey

LONDON (Reuters) - The numbers of fund managers who say they are "underweight" U.S. stocks has hit a 10-year high, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's (BofA-ML) monthly survey of global fund...

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BRIEF-Pine Point Mining says ‍signed 2 exploration agreements (EA) with 3 first nations groups in Northwest territories​

* Pine Point Mining Ltd - ‍signed two exploration agreements (EA) with three first nations groups in Northwest territories​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Jaguar to launch Formula E support series in 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Jaguar is to launch an all-electric support series of races to accompany the Formula E championship late next year, the British-based carmaker said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Becton Dickinson and Co announces launch of platform for RNA expression analysis

* Becton Dickinson and Co - announces launch of BD rhapsody, a platform for RNA expression analysis

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Japan's Abe to launch $17-billion Indian bullet train project as ties deepen

NEW DELHI/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will lay the foundation stone for India's first bullet train in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state this week, in a tightening of ties just days after New Delhi ended a dangerous military confrontation with China.

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Singapore Has a New President, No Election Needed

The public is questioning the legitimacy of a qualification process so narrow that only one candidate made the cut, bypassing a vote.

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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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Apple set to unveil anniversary iPhone in major product launch

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple Inc on Tuesday is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones, as well as a big upgrade to the Apple Watch and a higher-definition Apple TV.

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After the Storm, It’s Finally the First Day of School in Houston

About 80 percent of Houston’s schools opened on Monday, two weeks later than planned. Other schools need more time, amid $700 million in damage.