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Wimbledon trophy is instant hangover cure for Federer

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LONDON (Reuters) - Croaky and hung over, Roger Federer could barely recall where he had been as he celebrated until dawn, but he was soon smiling as that familiar warm feeling of waking up as Wimbledon champion seeped back into his mind on Monday morning. [Source]

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Family of ex-NFL star Hernandez to release results of brain test

BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April after being acquitted in his second murder trial, is due on Thursday to release the results of a test of his brain, according to a spokesman.

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Analysis: This GOP bill could spawn 50 new health care debates

The catchphrase underpinning the latest last-ditch Republican push to overhaul Obamacare is "flexibility."

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Macron praises IOC for keeping Paris, LA dreams alive

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised a 2024 Olympic Games that transform French sport and praised the International Olympic Committee's decision to keep the dreams of two cities alive by announcing the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time.

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Rossi passes MotoGP medical at Aragon circuit

(Reuters) - Valentino Rossi was cleared on Thursday to take part in this weekend's Aragon MotoGP round in Spain, three weeks after the Yamaha rider broke his leg in two places.

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Light heavyweight champ Ward announces retirement

(Reuters) - Unified light heavyweight world titleholder and former Olympic champion Andre Ward announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday.

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Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to consider counter-measures against Kurdish northern Iraq over a planned independence referendum, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

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Daimler to invest $1 billion in Alabama plant, create over 600 jobs

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Daimler said it will invest $1 billion to expand its U.S.-based Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama to start building electric sport-utility vehicles there from about 2020.

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North Korea says sanctions block imports of athletes' gear

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea has protested to three international sporting federations that requests to buy sports equipment for its athletes were being denied due to U.S.-led sanctions, letters obtained by Reuters on Thursday showed.

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Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new revelations.

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UPDATE 2-Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new revelations.

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U.S. government watchdog calls for changes in Afghan training effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even as thousands of additional American troops head to Afghanistan, a U.S. government watchdog is warning that tens of billions of dollars could be wasted unless changes are made in the training of Afghan security forces.

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BRIEF-L3 Wins EO/IR contracts valued at over $300 mln in orders year-to-date

* Says wins EO/IR contracts valued at more than $300 million in orders year-to-date​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Russia's new anti-doping chief looks for fresh start

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Almost two years after Russia crashed out of world athletics amid a spate of drugs scandals, former university lecturer Yuri Ganus sits in his Moscow office, plotting the rehabilitation of the national anti-doping agency.

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Cycling: Lappartient unseats Cookson as global cycling chief

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - France's David Lappartient won a landslide victory as he was elected International Cycling Union (UCI) president on Thursday, replacing incumbent Brian Cookson, who was seen to have failed to restore the sport's credibility in his only term.

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ICE delays takeover of London's silver benchmark to Oct. 2

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - ICE Benchmark Administration, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will take over as operator of London's silver benchmark on Oct. 2, a week later than planned, the exchange said on Thursday.

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Cycling: Lappartient replaces Cookson as UCI president

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - France's David Lappartient claimed a landslide victory as he was elected International Cycling Union (UCI) president, replacing incumbent Brian Cookson after the Briton failed to restore the credibility of the sport in his only term.

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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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Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to consider counter-measures against Kurdish northern Iraq over a planned independence referendum, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said on Thursday.

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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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The 1 big reason health care bill could pass

When it comes to the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, there is one thing Republicans agree on right now: It's their last shot to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Mitsubishi recalls 89,406 cars in Russia: standards agency

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's standards watchdog Rosstandart said on Thursday it had been informed that Mitsubishi Motors Corp was recalling 89,406 Mitsubishi ASX cars sold in Russia between July 2010 and January 2016.

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Leaked memo fuels accusations of ethnic bias in Afghan government

KABUL (Reuters) - A leaked memo from an staff member in Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's office this week has set off a storm of criticism and accusations that the note lays bare systematic favoritism to Ghani's own Pashtun ethnic group.

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Deadly storm leaves all of Puerto Rico without electricity, possibly for months, the governor says

Hurricane Maria regained strength Thursday morning as it continued to ravage the Caribbean, with the Turks and Caicos islands next in its cross-hairs.

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Mexican F1 track undamaged by quake, race to go ahead

LONDON (Reuters) - Mexican Grand Prix organizers say next month's Formula One race in Mexico City will go ahead as planned despite the capital being hit by its deadliest earthquake in three decades.

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On ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ a Franchise Boldly Goes Into the Serial TV Era

The first new “Star Trek” series in more than a decade deals with the demands of long-form storytelling and confronts earthbound production problems.

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Battle Over Confederate Monuments Moves to the Cemeteries

Calls to remove cemetery monuments are raising questions. Are such monuments really on public display? Should they be treated like the ones in public squares?

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Australian women go pro on back of investment boom

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lisa De Vanna once had to wash her sports bras in the sinks of cheap hotels to save money but the footballer is now relishing the good times as a surge of investment transforms women's professional sport in Australia.

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Beijing government pulls winter construction ban from website

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's city authorities have taken down from their website a policy document put up just a few days ago that looked to help improve the city's notorious air quality by banning construction during winter months.

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Kimmel continues fight with Sen. Cassidy over new health care bill

Jimmy Kimmel was ready for the second round of his fight with U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, saying on Wednesday night that the senator "either doesn't understand his own bill or he lied to me."

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As Congo refugees pour over border, Angola's backing for Kabila in doubt

DUNDO, Angola (Reuters) - Captured by militia and accused of being married to a Congolese government official, Kimpanga Caro could smell the fire she was told would be used to burn her decapitated head to ash.

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Police lock fans inside ground after clashes erupt outside

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian police locked Santos fans inside their home stadium for 20 minutes on Wednesday after violence erupted outside the Vila Belmiro ground following the team's elimination from the Copa Libertadores.

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Olympics: Oceania allowed small quota of athletes at 2022 Asian Games

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A small contingent of athletes from Oceania nations will be allowed to compete at the 2022 Asian Games in China so long as their qualification paths for the 2024 Paris Olympics go through Asia, the Australian Olympic Committee said on Thursday.

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Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Aimed at Racists, Makes Changes

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads.

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UPDATE 2-California cities sue big oil firms over climate change

Sept 20 (Reuters) - California cities San Francisco and Oakland filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising sea levels they blamed on climate change, according to public documents.

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Golf: Top-ranked Spieth primed for $10 million bonus at East Lake

(Reuters) - Jordan Spieth feels good about the quality of his game heading into the season-ending Tour Championship starting in Atlanta on Thursday, even if he is not holing as many long putts as when he won the event in 2015.

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UPDATE 2-Brazil's Temer says government not considering privatizing Petrobras

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Brazil's President Michel Temer said on Wednesday state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro, a symbol of national sovereignty, would stay in public hands even as his government makes an aggressive privatization push.

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NHC says weakened Maria could regain major hurricane status

(Reuters) - Maria, which weakened into a Category 2 hurricane on Wednesday, could regain major hurricane status by Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory.

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Washington state sues over $1/day wages paid to immigrant detainees

(Reuters) - Washington State's Attorney General on Wednesday sued private prison company Geo Group Inc for violating the state's minimum wage laws by paying detained immigrants a one dollar a day or less for work they do while in detention at one of the company’s federal facilities.

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McGregor could address Congress in rights campaign for fighters

(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor could speak in the United States Congress to help with a campaign to extend the legal protections enjoyed by boxers to MMA fighters, according to Congressman Markwayne Mullin.

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Spanish police raid Catalan government to halt banned referendum

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish police raided Catalan government offices and arrested officials on Wednesday to halt a banned referendum on independence, an action the regional president said meant Madrid had effectively taken over his administration.

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'It's not over yet,' Merkel warns supporters before vote

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Returning to her birthplace, Chancellor Angela Merkel urged supporters to mobilize undecided voters before Sunday's election, telling them not to take her conservatives' solid lead in opinion polls for granted.

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UPDATE 3-Pfizer files suit against J&J over Remicade contracts

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar.

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Brazil's Temer says government not considering privatizing Petrobras

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Brazil's President Michel Temer said on Wednesday that despite his government's aggressive moves to privatize state companies, national oil company Petroleo Brasileiro, a symbol of national sovereignty, would remain under government control.

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California cities sue big oil firms over climate change

(Reuters) - California cities San Francisco and Oakland filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising sea levels they blamed on climate change, according to public documents.

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Cycling: Europe to decide UCI election, says former chief McQuaid

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - France's David Lappartient will beat incumbent Brian Cookson to be elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) if the body's European delegates vote as one, former UCI chief Pat McQuaid told Reuters.

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California sues Trump administration over border wall

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California filed a lawsuit on Wednesday over the Trump administration's plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, adding to the obstacles facing one of the Republican president's key campaign promises.

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GOP senator 'disappointed' over failed bipartisan effort

Sen. Susan Collins told CNN on Wednesday she was "disappointed" that a bipartisan health effort collapsed while the Republican-only Graham-Cassidy bill surged ahead instead.

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

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

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Soccer: Madrid's Metropolitano stadium to stage 2019 Champions League final

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid's new Metropolitano stadium will stage the 2019 Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced after an executive committee meeting on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-San Francisco, Oakland sue five companies ​over costs of climate change

* San Francisco and Oakland sue Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon, BP, Royal Dutch Shell​‍ ​over costs of climate change Source text for Eikon:

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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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CDC issues guidance on storm recovery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been using multiple channels to get the word out about post-storm safety to residents of areas still reeling from the effects of recent hurricanes.

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UPDATE 2-Pfizer files suit against J&J over Remicade contracts

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar.

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Cycling: Dumoulin crushes opposition to win maiden time trial title

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands crushed his rivals to claim a maiden individual time trial title at the road cycling world championships on Wednesday, crowning a superb season after he won the Giro d'Italia in May.

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Nadal and Federer lead Europe in inaugural Laver Cup

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their long-time rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup tournament which starts on Friday.

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Pirelli's IPO books covered on base deal size - bank memo

MILAN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Demand for the initial public offering of Italian tyremaker Pirelli has reached an amount sufficient to cover the base size of the offer on the third day of the share sale, a memo sent by banks to investors said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-‍Fitch says Retail institutional default rate could top 10% with Toys R Us​

* ‍Fitch says retail institutional default rate could top 10% with Toys R Us​ Source text for Eikon:

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Cycling: Wais completes journey from war-torn Syria to world championships

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Three years after fleeing his home in war-torn Syria, Ahmad Badreddin Wais was living his dream on Wednesday as he competed in the individual time trial at the cycling world championships in Bergen, Norway.

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Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking

It said the electoral commission had failed to instill confidence in the results, but the justices stopped short of calling the vote rigged.

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White House denies Trump apologized to Turkish president over bodyguard brawl

The White House denies that President Donald Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to apologize for the violent incident that unfolded outside of the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington in mid-May when Erdogan's bodyguards and supporters attacked peaceful protesters. 

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BRIEF-Celcuity shares open 30 pct over IPO price in debut

* Celcuity shares open at $12.35 in debut on NASDAQ versus IPO price of $9.50 per share Further company coverage:

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Pfizer files suit against J&J over Remicade contracts

(Reuters) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson , saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar.

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UPDATE 1-Pfizer files suit against J&J over Remicade contracts

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar.

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Pfizer sues Johnson & Johnson over Remicade biosimilar

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson , saying that the drugmaker's anticompetitive contracts with health insurers prevented biosimilar competition to its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade.

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Late-night TV show host Kimmel blasts senator over healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Television talk show host Jimmy Kimmel called out a Republican U.S. senator pushing the party's latest healthcare overhaul plan, saying the lawmaker had "lied right to my face" about efforts to scrap Obamacare by backing a measure that would strip coverage from many Americans.

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Motorcycling: Rossi will try to race in Spain with a broken leg

LONDON (Reuters) - Yamaha's Valentino Rossi will try to make a race return in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his leg in an off-road training accident, if MotoGP doctors give him the green light.

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Russia rebukes Trump over Iran, North Korea, accuses U.S. of missile treaty breach

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is "extremely concerned" by U.S. President Donald Trump's comments questioning the Iran nuclear deal and suspects that Washington itself may have violated a landmark arms control treaty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

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California to file lawsuit over Trump border wall

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's attorney general plans to file a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump's plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, the state AG's office said, adding to the obstacles facing a key Trump campaign promise.

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Sen. Cassidy insists bill will cover more people

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) defends the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill, saying more people will receive affordable coverage and those with pre-existing conditions will be protected.

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BRIEF-SFR to be delisted on Oct. 9 as part of Altice takeover -AMF

* SFR shares to be delisted on Oct. 9 as part of its takeover by Altice, says a filing by France's AMF markets watchdog

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World para swimming, powerlifting events postponed after quake: IPC

(Reuters) - The world para swimming and powerlifting championships to be held in Mexico City later this month have been postponed following the devastating earthquake this week, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday.

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Turkey threatens sanctions over Kurdish independence vote

HABUR BORDER CROSSING, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan threatened to impose sanctions against Kurdish northern Iraq over a planned independence vote, piling economic pressure on Kurdish authorities after Turkish troops deployed near the main commercial border crossing.

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Tennis: Japan's Date has no immediate plans to coach

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Kimiko Date has no immediate plans to turn to tennis coaching but is keen to contribute in some other way to the sport she quit last month, the 46-year-old said.

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U.K. Police Arrest 2 More Over Parsons Green Attack

The men, ages 48 and 30, were detained in Wales, bringing to five the number of people in custody in connection with the bombing last week on the London Tube.

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T-Mobile U.S. explores takeover of Sprint: source

(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc is exploring taking over rival Sprint Corp in an all-stock deal, after SoftBank Group Corp offered to give up its majority ownership of Sprint, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Tennis: Muguruza crushes Puig in Tokyo, Pliskova also advances

TOKYO (Reuters) - New world number one Garbine Muguruza overwhelmed Olympic champion Monica Puig in straight sets to ease into the quarter-finals of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Wednesday.

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The moment kids are discovered inside their collapsed school

Children were found under the debris of a school that had collapsed in Mexico City after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake.

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UK police arrest three in Wales over London train bomb attack

NEWPORT, Wales (Reuters) - British police arrested three men in south Wales over last week's bombing of a busy commuter train in west London, meaning five people are now being questioned by detectives over the attack which injured 30 people.

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Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble Overnight as Death Toll Passes 200

“The priority at this moment is to keep rescuing people who are still trapped,” Mexico’s president said.

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RPT-Saudi Aramco could disclose accounts early 2018 - sources

LONDON/DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco will be able to release its audited financial accounts in early 2018 if the government decides on a venue for listing the oil giant's IPO and finalizes several reforms this year, three sources said.

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Commonwealth Games: 2022 deadline looms with Birmingham in box seat

LONDON (Reuters) - Potential candidate cities for the 2022 Commonwealth Games have until the end of the month to submit details of intent with Britain's Birmingham seen to be in pole position as organizers continue the search for a new host.

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Erdogan says Turkey to consider sanctions over Kurdish independence vote: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will consider imposing sanctions on Kurdish northern Iraq over its planned independence referendum, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited by state-run Anadolu news agency as saying.

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New Zealand's ruling National Party regains wide lead over Labour: poll

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's ruling National Party regained a wide lead over the opposition Labour party in an opinion poll released on Wednesday, the latest twist in a volatile campaign for a general election at the weekend.

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New Zealand election could put an obstacle in path to nailing TPP deal

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - If New Zealanders vote this weekend to change who governs them, that could create an obstacle to plans by members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to finalize a trade deal in November.

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Eerie calm hangs over Puerto Rican capital before storm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Streets usually abuzz with diners, shoppers, and traffic stood silent, shuttered and empty in the center of San Juan on Tuesday as the Puerto Rican capital prepared for the onslaught of a massive hurricane the following morning.

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MLB breaks record for home runs in season

(Reuters) - Major League Baseball set a record for home runs in a single season on Tuesday with Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's round-tripper in Toronto making it 5,694 for the year.

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Why a World-Famous Art Exhibition Needed a Government Bailout

Documenta, the German contemporary art exhibition that some view as the world’s most important, ran into financial trouble when it expanded to Greece.

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Uber reviews Asia business over bribery allegations in U.S.: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], which is the subject of a federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified U.S. officials about payments made by staff in Indonesia, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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Argentina's Macri deploys popular governor against Fernandez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri's main bulwark against a comeback by his populist predecessor, Cristina Fernandez, in October's legislative elections is someone whose name is not even on the ballot.

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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein interviewed over FBI ex-director's firing: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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Uber reviews Asia business over bribery allegations in U.S. -Bloomberg

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc, which is the subject of a federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified U.S. officials about payments made by staff in Indonesia, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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NHL: National Hockey League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, the team announced Tuesday.

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Police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting.

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U.S. regulator aiming to allow controversial herbicide use with safeguards

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to allow farmers to spray the controversial weed-killer dicamba next year, but with additional rules for its use, an official with the agency said on Tuesday.

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South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the country is pushing to ensure security at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympic Games amid the escalating standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons programs.

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Bannon orders Breitbart to step up negative coverage of Trump'-backed candidate

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Leaders clash at U.N. over Iran's regional activism, nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Western leaders clashed on Tuesday over how to stop what they view as destabilizing behavior by Iran as the United States and Israel denounced an international nuclear accord with Tehran while France defended it.

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Golf: Johnson eager to avenge missed opportunity in Atlanta

(Reuters) - Dustin Johnson enters this week's Tour Championship hoping to make up for his disappointment at the season-ending event a year ago and said on Tuesday his game is right where it needs to be.

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Olympics: Money runs out for British women's bobsleigh team

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top female bobsleigh driver has turned to crowd-funding to keep her Olympic dreams alive after being told the national federation only had money to take men's teams to Pyeongchang next year.

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Governor: Trump-ites are cave dwellers

Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA), in an interview with Politico, gave a statement that inferred the term "Trump-ite" refers to someone who would "dwell in deep, dark caves."

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Veon must face lawsuit over bribery disclosures: U.S. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge said Veon Ltd shareholders may pursue much of a lawsuit accusing the multinational phone company once known as VimpelCom of inflating its share price by concealing a bribery scheme in Uzbekistan and overstating its financial controls.

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T-Mobile US explores takeover of Sprint: source

(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc is exploring taking over rival Sprint Corp in an all-stock deal, after SoftBank Group Corp offered to give up its majority ownership of Sprint, a person familiar with the matter said.

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News Analysis: Trump Offers a Selective View of Sovereignty in U.N. Speech

The president declared that nations should respect each other’s sovereignty. But he threatened to act aggressively against some nations — like North Korea and Iran.

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Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived on appeal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit brought by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine over a now-retracted article describing an alleged gang rape at their fraternity.

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U.S. watchdog settled for small fine over Wells Fargo phony accounts: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer watchdog agency could have levied $10 billion in penalties against Wells Fargo & Co last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts, but settled for a fraction of that to resolve the matter quickly, according to regulatory documents released on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. watchdog settled for small fine over Wells Fargo phony accounts -report

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A consumer watchdog agency could have levied $10 billion in penalties against Wells Fargo & Co last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts, but settled for a fraction of that to resolve the matter quickly, according to regulatory documents released on Tuesday.

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Qatar's emir renews call for dialogue over Gulf crisis

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday renewed a call for "unconditional dialogue" to end a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states.

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Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.

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Motorcycling: Rossi 'positive' as Aragon decision looms

(Reuters) - Valentino Rossi will have a medical on Wednesday before deciding whether to try to compete in this weekend's Aragon MotoGP round in Spain, three weeks after breaking his leg, his Yamaha team said.

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Rolling Stone Faces Revived Lawsuit Over Campus Rape Article

An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court.

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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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US watchdog settled for small fine over Wells Fargo phony accounts -report

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A consumer watchdog agency could have levied $10 billion in penalties against Wells Fargo & Co last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts, but settled for a fraction of that to resolve the matter quickly, according to regulatory documents viewed by Reuters on Tuesday.

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Fiat Chrysler recalls 494,000 pickup trucks for fire risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Tuesday it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickup trucks worldwide because of a water pump that could overheat and potentially cause a fire.

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Hamas asks Abbas to lift Gaza sanctions after disbanding shadow government

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Hamas called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday to respond to the disbanding of its shadow government in the Gaza Strip by ending his sanctions on the impoverished enclave.

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Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived: U.S. court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape.

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UPDATE 2-Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived-U.S. court

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape.

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FIFA says bans Caribbean soccer official Gordon Derrick

ZURICH (Reuters) - World soccer body FIFA said on Tuesday that the president of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), Gordon Derrick, had been banned for six years from all soccer-related activities for violating several articles of FIFA's ethical code.

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Fok elected president of Asian Electronic Sports Federation

(Reuters) - Kenneth Fok has been elected president of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) replacing Kazakhstan's Natalya Sipovich, the organization said on Tuesday.

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Boxing: Haye all set for rematch with Bellew

LONDON (Reuters) - Former heavyweight world champion David Haye said on Tuesday he was all set for a rematch with fellow-Briton Tony Bellew after losing their first meeting in March.

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Massachusetts pharmacist faces trial over 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts pharmacist is due in court on Tuesday to face trial on charges including murder stemming from his role in a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened hundreds of people and killed 76 across the United States.

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Cycling: Dutchwoman Van Vleuten wins world road time trial

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Annemiek van Vleuten won the women's individual time trial at the road world championships on Tuesday in a Dutch one-two.

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Venture capitalists sue Trump admin over foreign entrepreneur rule delay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A national association of U.S. venture capitalists filed suit against the Trump administration on Tuesday, claiming it illegally delayed a policy that would have allowed foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the United States to build their companies.

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Defamation lawsuit vs Rolling Stone over rape article is revived

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived part of a lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates who accused Rolling Stone magazine of defamation over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape.

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Chipotle's recovery hopes melt with 'gritty' queso

Chipotle's queso is shaping up to be another disappointment for the struggling fast food chain.

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Peru farmer sues miner Newmont in U.S. court over alleged abuse

LIMA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court over allegations the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a gold project, the environmental group representing her said Tuesday.

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Eurobasket MVP Dragic waves goodbye to Slovenia national team

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenian basketball champion Goran Dragic, who led the national team to its first Eurobasket title on Sunday, said he no longer plans to play for the national team.

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Saudi Aramco could disclose accounts early 2018: sources

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco will be able to release its audited financial accounts in early 2018 if the government decides on a venue for listing the oil giant's IPO and finalizes several reforms this year, three sources said.

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Argentina's Macri weaponizes popular governor to fight Fernandez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri's main defender against a comeback by his populist predecessor Cristina Fernandez in October's legislative elections is someone whose name is not even on the ballot.

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ETP says U.S. approves drilling along Rover gas pipeline

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Oil and gas pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners LP said on Tuesday it received approval from U.S. energy regulators to resume drilling along its $4.2 billion Rover pipeline project.

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U.S. defense firms want control over tech in Make-in-India plan

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. defense firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defense minister.

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German union, car group seek government support for electric shift

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's biggest union and its car industry association urged politicians on Tuesday to help with a shift to electric vehicles and not force a phasing out the combustion engine.

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Israel says shoots down drone over Golan Heights frontier with Syria

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a pilotless aircraft that tried to enter its airspace at its Golan Heights frontier with Syria on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.

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France to play Davis Cup final against Belgium in Lille

PARIS (Reuters) - The Davis Cup final between France and Belgium will be played at Lille's Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Nov. 24-26, the French tennis federation announced on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: U.S. defense firms want control over tech in Make-in-India plan

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. defense firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defense minister.

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Golf: Money no motivator for laid-back Leishman, says coach

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Marc Leishman's dominant BMW Championship victory has put him in the frame for the FedExCup's $10 million bonus but the Australian would prize the validation of beating the world's best much more than the money, his long-time coach has said.

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No coach, no problem as Pliskova targets WTA Finals

(Reuters) - Former world number one Karolina Pliskova is confident that splitting with coach David Kotyza will not be a hindrance as she attempts to go it alone over the home stretch of the season, leading up to the WTA Finals in Singapore next month.

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

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

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks hover at 3-mth high, forint in focus

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks seesawed around three-month lows on Tuesday and currencies were mostly flat, including Hungary's forint which hit a two-month low against the euro the previous day in expectation of more monetary policy easing.

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Airbus expects China airlines to need 60-100 A380s over 5 years

BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Airbus SE's China head Eric Chen on Tuesday said the French plane maker expects Chinese airlines to need between 60-100 of its A380 jets over the next five years, amid question marks over future global demand for the superjumbo.

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BHP pressed to quit Australian mining lobby over climate views

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - BHP on Tuesday urged shareholders to vote down a resolution aimed at getting the mining giant to quit Australia's top mining lobby group, but said it will separately review its membership of industry bodies.

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Overhauling management, Akzo Nobel hires Intertrust CFO De Vries

AMSTERDAM, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Dutch paint maker Akzo Nobel , which rejected a 26 billion euro ($31.2 billion) takeover approach from U.S. rival PPG Industries this year -- has hired a new chief financial officer from financial services group Intertrust.

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Women work just as hard, sacrifice as much as men: Murray

(Reuters) - Britain's world number three Andy Murray has stressed the importance of gender equality in tennis, saying the work ethic required to succeed is the same for both men and women.

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Hurricane Maria will be 'catastrophic' in Puerto Rico, governor warns

Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with "widespread devastation," according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation.

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Norway's sovereign wealth fund celebrates "stunning" $1 trillion value

OSLO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The value of Norway's sovereign wealth fund officially hit $1 trillion early on Tuesday after outperforming all initial expectations, its manager said in a statement.

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Return to traditional grinders for next America's Cup: Dalton

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The next America's Cup regatta in 2021 will see a return to traditional arm-grinders, ending the use of cycling-style stations, Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton has said.

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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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Nikkei scales over 2-yr high on weak yen, snap election hope

* Nintendo hits 9-year high after Credit Suisse raises rating

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South Africa's court to hear state's appeal against Pistorius in November

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday.

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Highlights of Monday's MLB games

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games:

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NFL-Stafford's two TD passes help Lions beat Giants

(The Sports Xchange) - On a night when the New York Giants honored their 2007 Super Bowl championship team at halftime, the current Giants once again looked like chumps.

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Insurgents attack Syrian-government areas near Hama: monitor

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

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It could be a tough sell to get Murkowski to back the bill

Sen. Lisa Murkowski could determine the fate of the Republican Party's last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare.

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Stafford's two TD passes help Lions beat Giants

(The Sports Xchange) - Detroit rookie Jamal Agnew returned a punt 88 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes to help the Lions earn a 24-10 win over the New York Giants on Monday night at Met Life Stadium.

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Indonesian police detain 22 over violent anti-communist protest

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities detained 22 people late on Monday after a violent mob clashed with police at an anti-communist protest in the capital Jakarta.

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Aung San Suu Kyi addresses nation over Rohingya crisis

Crowds gathered outside a large screen in Yangon, Myanmar as the nation's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi prepared to speak to the country amid intense criticism her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

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Panama authorizes extradition of former Mexican governor on corruption charges

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Panama has agreed to extradite a former state governor from Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who is wanted in his homeland on corruption charges, the two countries said on Monday.

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UPDATE 6-New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state's cyber-security regulations, the latest government official to crack down on the industry in the wake of the massive Equifax hack.

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UPDATE 5-New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state's cyber-security regulations, the latest government official to crack down on the industry in the wake of the massive Equifax hack.

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New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state's cyber-security regulations, while Equifax Inc said it suffered a second cyber incident two months before the one disclosed in early September.

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UPDATE 4-New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state's cyber-security regulations, while Equifax Inc said it suffered a second cyber incident two months before the one disclosed in early September.

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White House legal team overshadows Trump

Members of President Trump's legal team, which were overheard talking about the Russia probe at a Washington steakhouse by a New York Times reporter, sometimes steal the spotlight. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.

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Push for Nafta Overhaul May Fall Short, U.S. Negotiator Says

A tight timeline and ambitious goals leave the Trump administration with a narrow path to success in talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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No room for Australia, New Zealand in Asian Games: OCA chief

ASHKABAT (Reuters) - The influential head of the Olympic Council of Asia has dashed hopes that athletes from Oceania nations, including Australia and New Zealand, might be able to compete in the Asian Games from 2022.

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Mexico says Panama authorizes extradition of ex-governor

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Panama has agreed to extradite a former state governor from Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who was arrested earlier this year on corruption charges, the Mexican government said on Monday.

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Motorcycling: Rossi not ruling out return in Spain this weekend

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

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U.S. Senate votes to ban Kaspersky Lab software from government networks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to ban Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the federal government, citing concerns the company may be a pawn of the Kremlin and poses a national security risk.

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Golf: PGA Tour hires London firm to monitor betting activity

(Reuters) - The PGA Tour said on Monday it will implement a more comprehensive gambling policy from 2018 to monitor global betting markets for any irregular activity.

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British cyclist pedals around world in 78 days, smashing record

PARIS (Reuters) - A British endurance cyclist has smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation of the planet on a bicycle, riding 18,000 miles (29,000km) in under 80 days.

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U.S. to send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan: Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday the United States would send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan and that most were either on their way or had been notified of their deployment.

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Sean Spicer Says He Regrets Berating Reporters Over Inauguration Crowds

At the Emmys, Mr. Spicer made light of his tenure as press secretary. In an interview, he said he regretted his infamous briefing on the inaugural crowd size.

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Hurricane Maria could cripple debt-laden Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is years into an economic crisis. Now it's facing a potential natural disaster.

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Black Ohio man sues city of Columbus over police use of force

(Reuters) - A black Ohio man is suing the city of Columbus and some of its police officers, alleging they used excessive force against himself and other African-Americans.

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Golf-McIlroy adds British Masters to his end-season schedule

LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy will play in next week's British Masters after the four times major winner failed to qualify for the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

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Cowboys extend reign as most valuable NFL team: Forbes

(Reuters) - The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable National Football League team for an 11th consecutive year, valued at nearly twice the league average, according to the annual list published by business magazine Forbes on Monday.

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Formula One plays the blame game after Vettel smash

LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel's temperament is under the spotlight again after the Ferrari driver's hopes of seizing back the Formula One lead disappeared in a few seconds of mayhem at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

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UPDATE 2-Credit reporting companies should register with New York -governor

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - New York's governor announced plans on Monday to require all credit reporting agencies to register with the state, while federal authorities reportedly opened a criminal probe into Equifax Inc executives' stock sales before the company disclosed a massive data breach.

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UPDATE 3-Euro crisis over, Portugal's investment-grade comeback cuts bond yields

* Portugal leads European shares to six-week high (Updates prices)

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Donald Glover, the Only Dressed Man in Hollywood

At the Emmys, men just wanted to disappear, while Donald Glover took all the shine.

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Cycling: Giro d'Italia to open 2018 race with three stages in Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will host the three opening stages of next year's Giro d'Italia, the first time a cycling classic race will be held outside Europe, organizers said on Monday.

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Lawyer: Cops overreacted in Georgia Tech student fatal shooting

[Breaking news update 12 p.m.]

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Opponents sharpen knives over impending U.S. payday loan rule

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lobbyists and Republican lawmakers are gearing up for battle over a new U.S. regulation that is likely to dent profits in the $6 billion short-term, high-interest "payday" loan industry.

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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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MOVES-MSCI names Jeremy Baskin as head of Americas client coverage

Sept 18 (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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Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

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BRIEF-Jimmy Choo shareholders approve takeover by Michael Kors

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

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Credit reporting companies should register with New York: governor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to require all credit reporting agencies to register with the state and comply with its cyber security rules, he said in a statement on Monday.

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Iceland’s Government Falls After Letter Asking to Pardon Pedophile

The prime minister was accused of attempting to cover up a recommendation from his father supporting clemency for a convicted child abuser.

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UPDATE 1-Credit reporting companies should register with New York -governor

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to require all credit reporting agencies to register with the state and comply with its cyber security rules, he said in a statement on Monday.

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MOVES-Credit Suisse overhauls IBCM top team in Europe

LONDON, Sept 18 (IFR) - Credit Suisse has appointed Mathew Cestar and Jens Welter co-heads of its investment banking and capital markets (IBCM) business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as part of a raft of changes at the top of the business.

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McLaren can be resistant to change, says Honda boss

LONDON (Reuters) - Honda's motorsport head has portrayed former champions McLaren as 'systematic' and set in their ways as the Formula One partners prepare to separate at the end of the season.

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Move over #OscarsSoWhite: Diversity dominates Emmys

Are you paying attention, Oscars?

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New York governor says Equifax, other credit reporting companies must register with state

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement on Monday that all credit reporting agencies must register with the state and comply with its cyber security rules.

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Tennis: Electronic calls to replace line judges at Next Gen Finals

LONDON (Reuters) - Line judges face an uncertain future after the ATP announced that they will be replaced by "electronic line calls" at this year's inaugural Next Gen Finals in Milan.

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Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

LONDON (Reuters) - The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen.

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U.S. and Iran argue over inspections at nuclear watchdog meeting

VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States and Iran quarreled over how Tehran's nuclear activities should be policed at a meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Monday, in a row sparked last month by Washington's call for wider inspections.

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NYT: WH lawyer overheard talking about colleagues, Russia probe at steakhouse

White House attorney Ty Cobb was overheard talking about the Russia probe and some of his colleagues at a Washington steakhouse by a New York Times reporter, the publication reported Sunday night.

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Redesigned street concept could fix LA traffic

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Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revenge

TOKYO (Reuters) - China's Wang Qiang inflicted a 'double bagel' on eighth seed Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday.

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Soccer-Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will return to action against Real Betis on Wednesday after serving a five-match suspension, as the champions look to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona.