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Canada's Liberals win Quebec seat in sign of pre-election strength

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's ruling Liberals won a special election in Quebec on Monday, picking up a parliamentary seat in a province where insiders say the party needs to do better if it is to retain power in a 2019 federal election.

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Body found, likely Texas girl, 3, sent outside as punishment: police

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The body of a toddler found in a culvert beneath a Texas road was likely that of a 3-year-old girl reported missing after her father said he punished her for not drinking her milk by making her stand alone outside at night, police said on Monday.

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Dead monkey prompts Sao Paulo to step up yellow fever vaccination

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Health authorities launched a yellow fever vaccination campaign on the north side of Brazil's largest city over the weekend after a dead monkey was found infected with the disease, state and city officials said on Monday.

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Deadly air strike hits Syrian government-held Deir al-Zor: state TV, monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An air raid in the government-held Qusur district of Deir al-Zor city in eastern Syria killed more than a dozen people, Syrian state television and a war monitor said on Monday.

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UPDATE 3-Hedge fund Marcato sues Deckers over board election

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of UGG boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the company could avoid millions of dollars in financial penalties.

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Texas police say body found in Texas 'most likely' missing three-year-old girl

(Reuters) - The body of a toddler found in a culvert beneath a Texas road was likely that of a girl reported missing by her father about two weeks ago, police in the Dallas suburb of Richardson said on Monday.

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Hedge fund Marcato sues Deckers over board election

BOSTON (Reuters) - Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of Ugg boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the...

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UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Marcato sues Deckers over board election

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of Ugg boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the company could avoid millions of dollars in financial penalties.

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Brazilian police say France's Casino bribed officials -reports

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police have sent a report to the country's top appeals court alleging that French retailer Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, owner of Brazilian retailer GPA, paid bribes to the wife of a government official to block a deal promoted by a major shareholder, Brazilian media reported on Monday.

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Spanish tourist shot, killed by police in Rio de Janeiro slum

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Police shot and killed a Spanish tourist in a Rio de Janeiro slum on Monday after the car she was riding in failed to stop at a police road block, authorities said.

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Tampa police hunt possible serial killer after three shootings

(Reuters) - Police in Florida warned residents of a central Tampa neighborhood not to go out alone after dark as they search for a possible serial killer they believe fatally shot three people in nighttime ambushes over the last two weeks.

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Wall Street at record levels after Abe's election win

(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes hovered at record levels on Monday as investors cheered the continuation of "Abenomics" following Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's emphatic win in the weekend polls.

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US STOCKS-Wall St at record levels after Abe's election win

* Indexes up: Dow 0.08 pct, S&P 0.04 pct, Nasdaq 0.07 pct (Updates to open)

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Wall Street opens at record after Abe election win

(Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes opened at record highs on Monday as investors cheered the continuation of Abenomics following the Japanese ruling party's emphatic win in the weekend polls.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens at record after Abe election win

Oct 23 (Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes opened at record highs on Monday as investors cheered the continuation of Abenomics following the Japanese ruling party's emphatic win in the weekend polls.

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AT&T extends deadline to close Time Warner deal

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Monday it had extended by a "short period" the deadline to close its proposed deal to acquire Time Warner Inc , to buy time to get the required regulatory approvals for the deal.

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Futures higher after Abe election victory

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, tracking gains for other major stock markets after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's election victory.

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Six police wounded, one killed in shootings near Indonesia's Freeport mine

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Six police were wounded and one killed in shootings that police alleged on Monday were carried out by a separatist group that aims to disrupt operations at the Grasberg copper and gold mine in Indonesia's eastern-most province of Papua.

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Typhoon leaves flooding, four dead in Japan before moving out to sea

TOKYO (Reuters) - A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea after largely sparing the capital, Tokyo.

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Abe election win helps Nikkei set record 15th straight rise

* Yen weakens on Abe's ruling bloc victory in Sunday's election

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Typhoon Lan heads out to sea, leaves three dead and flooding

TOKYO (Reuters) - A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea after largely sparing the capital, Tokyo.

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Japan's Abe to push pacifist constitution reform after strong election win

TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a huge election win for lawmakers who favor revising Japan's post-war, pacifist constitution, is likely to push towards his long-held goal but will need to convince a divided public to succeed.

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Suicide bomber kills 13 others in northeast Nigerian city: police official

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 13 other people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, a police official said, the deadliest attack in over a month as the conflict with Boko Haram stretches into its ninth year.

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BRIEF-Blackrock sees Japanese election result as mild positive for Japanese equities

* Sees Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's LDP's victory as mild positive for Japanese equities

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UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - British police ended an armed hostage siege on Sunday, the BBC reported, saying there were no casualties after a gunman took two staff members hostage at a bowling alley in a leisure complex in central England.

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UK police rule out terrorism at leisure complex incident

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, that was not connected to "any terrorist activity" after reports that a gunman had taken two staff members hostage at a bowling alley.

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Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after election win

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest-serving premier and re-energizing his push to revise the pacifist constitution.

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Incident in central England not connected to 'terrorist activity': police

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday that an "ongoing incident" at a leisure complex in central England was not connected to "any terrorist activity".

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UK police dealing with 'ongoing incident' at leisure complex, reports of gunman

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, telling people to avoid the area.

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Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after ruling bloc election win

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest serving premier and reenergizing his push to revise the pacifist constitution.

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Policeman in Ohio slain in shooting

An Ohio police officer was killed in a shooting Saturday night while responding to a domestic call, authorities said.

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Election Risk Pays Off for Shinzo Abe of Japan as Party Appears to Win Big

Early projections of a victory on Sunday would help the prime minister consolidate power and fuel his hopes to revise Japan’s pacifist Constitution.

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Japanese PM on track for landslide election victory, exit polls show

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears on course to win a decisive third term and to become the country's longest-serving leader, exit polls show.

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Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc on track for big win in election: TV exit polls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition was on track for a big win in Sunday's election, media exit polls showed, potentially reenergizing a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.

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Party of 'Czech Trump' wins election

Billionaire tycoon Andrej Babis was set to become the Czech Republic's next prime minister after his ANO party won with a significant margin in the country's general election on Saturday.

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Tampa police: 3 killings in 11 days are linked

Police in Tampa, Florida, are urging residents in one neighborhood not to be "held hostage" by fear after the killing of three people in 11 days -- shootings that investigators say are related.

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16 Egyptian police officers killed in shootout

At least 16 Egyptian police officers were killed and 13 injured in a shootout with militants in Egypt's Western Desert, Egypt's Interior Ministry said Saturday.

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Portuguese protest over deadly forest fires, government pledges aid

LISBON (Reuters) - As thousands of Portuguese protested on Saturday over the government's handling of massive wildfires that have killed 108 people since June, government ministers pledged to spend over 400 million euros ($470 million) in aid.

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Billionaire Babis scores big Czech election win, seeks partners to rule

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won a thumping victory in Saturday's election as voters shunned traditional parties and gave a mandate to the anti-establishment businessman pledging to fight political corruption while facing fraud charges himself.(For a graphic of the Czech election click http://tmsnrt.rs/2vO4hPW)

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Czech Election Won by Anti-Establishment Party Led by Billionaire

Andrej Babis, the billionaire leader of an anti-establishment party, is expected to become prime minister of the Czech Republic after mainstream parties fall short.

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Home favorite Garcia leads Valderrama Masters by one shot

MADRID (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia heads the leaderboard by one shot on home territory going into the final round of the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, while Daniel Brooks put himself in contention.

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Missing California hikers found dead, locked in an embrace

California couple Rachel Nguyen and Joseph Orbeso went missing three months ago in Joshua Tree National Park. Searchers found them shot dead this week, locked in an embrace, officials say.

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Car bomb kills 15 Afghan army personnel in Kabul: defense ministry

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attacker detonated a car full of explosives on Saturday outside Afghanistan's top military training center in Kabul, killing at least 15 soldiers, a military spokesman said.

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Car bomb kills 15 Afghan army personnel in Kabul: defense ministry spokesman

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attacker detonated a car full of explosives outside an Afghan military training centre in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 15 soldiers, a military spokesman said, the latest attack in a particularly deadly week for Afghanistan's security forces.

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German police rule out terrorism in Munich knife attack

MUNICH (Reuters) - German police ruled out a political or religious motive behind a knife attack in the city of Munich on Saturday and said a detained man suspected of injuring eight people had mental health problems.

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Spain will sack Catalan government, call regional election

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government decided on Saturday to sack the secessionist leadership of Catalonia and force the region into a new election, saying it had to take the unprecedented step to prevent the region pushing ahead with independence.

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Four dead from landslide at Malaysia construction site, victim search to continue

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Four foreign workers were killed and 10 others are missing after a landslide at a construction site in George Town, capital of the northwest Malaysian state of Penang, authorities said.

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German police detain suspect in Munich knife attack

MUNICH (Reuters) - A man injured four people with a knife in the German city of Munich on Saturday and police detained a suspect matching descriptions by witnesses.

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Japan Ranks Low in Female Lawmakers. An Election Won’t Change That.

Fewer than one in five of the 1,180 candidates running in Sunday’s election for the lower house of parliament are women.

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Three dead, search on for others after landslide at Malaysia construction site

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Three foreign workers were killed and 11 others were missing after a landslide at a construction site in George Town, capital of the northwest Malaysian state of Penang, authorities said on Saturday.

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Police: Woman's death in freezer an accident

Authorities have closed the investigation into the death of a young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel's walk-in freezer, saying it was accidental and there was no reason to suspect foul play.

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Strong typhoon nears southern Japan the day before election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy rain and powerful winds are expected to lash large areas of Japan on Sunday as a strong typhoon sweeps ashore, possibly hindering voter turnout in a national election.

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Graft probe into Mexico president's ally poses tricky challenge ahead of elections

MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - With a tight general election looming next year, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faces a tough choice on whether to pursue a graft probe involving a prominent ally and Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.

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Editorial: States Take On Election Hacking. Washington Ignores It.

The threat to the American voting process cries out for national leadership. But don’t expect help from President Trump.

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One dead, another missing after oil barge fire off Texas

(Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire and exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, officials said.

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Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says

An 18-month study of more than 2,000 officers in Washington found that those with cameras used force at about the same rate as those without.

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Venezuela Maduro warns of repeat elections in states won by opposition

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan state elections may be repeated in the five states won by the opposition if the governors-elect continue to refuse to be sworn in by a controversial pro-government legislative superbody, President Nicolas Maduro warned on Friday.

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Police: 3 men made Nazi salutes, shot at protesters after Richard Spencer event

Police in Florida arrested three men who allegedly made Nazi salutes, repeated Hitler chants and then shot at a group of protesters after white supremacist leader Richard Spencer's speech at the University of Florida on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Spain plans new elections in Catalonia to end independence bid- opposition

MADRID, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The Spanish government has secured opposition support for dissolving Catalonia's parliament and holding new elections there in January in its bid to check the regional government's push for independence.

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Pharmacist's 'deadly' choices sparked U.S. meningitis outbreak: prosecutors

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor told jurors on Friday that a Massachusetts pharmacist gambled with patients' lives by making drugs in unsafe ways that led to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, but a defense lawyer said he was no murderer.

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Suicide bombers attack two Afghan mosques, at least 72 dead

KABUL (Reuters) - Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 72 people including children, officials and witnesses said.

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How Does a Democrat Run for Re-election in a Trump State? Very Carefully

Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana may be the most vulnerable Democratic incumbent. He has to walk a fine line in a state that President Trump won by almost 20 points.

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Attack on mosque in Kabul leaves 5 dead

At least five people died in an attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul, police and hospital sources said Friday.

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A Big Test of Police Body Cameras Defies Expectations

The results of the largest, most rigorous study of the issue in the U.S. show surprisingly little change in police behavior.

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BRIEF-ISS RECOMMENDS SINA SHAREHOLDERS VOTE "FOR" ELECTION OF YICHEN ZHANG

* ISS RECOMMENDS THAT SINA SHAREHOLDERS VOTE "FOR" THE ELECTION OF YICHEN ZHANG

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Trump launches petition against NFL players' anthem protests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the National Football League over protests by its players during the national anthem by launching a petition and asking his supporters to show their patriotism by backing it.

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Spain plans new elections in Catalonia to end independence bid: opposition

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government has secured opposition support for dissolving Catalonia's parliament and holding new elections there in January in its bid to defuse the regional government's push for independence.

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South Sudan commander on trial for rape, murder of aid workers found dead

JUBA (Reuters) - A South Sudanese army commander on trial for his role in an attack on aid workers has been found dead in military custody, an army spokesman said on Friday.

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Alabama executes man convicted of murdering police officer

(This version of the story has been refiled to correct typo in headline)

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'Walking Dead' goes to war in new season

The following is a spoiler-free review of "The Walking Dead" season premiere.

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Trial wraps up for pharmacist in deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - Closing arguments are set for Friday in the trial of a Massachusetts pharmacist accused of murder and fraud for his role in a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more across the United States.

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It took Trump 12 days to comment after deadly Niger raid. Here's what happened.

How four US service members were killed in Niger -- and President Donald Trump's response to the attack -- has left the federal government searching for answers.

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Spain plans to force Catalonia into January elections: opposition

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government has secured opposition support to dissolve Catalonia's parliament and hold new elections there in January in an effort to defuse the regional government's push for independence.

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Kenyan police say four people killed during opposition demonstrations in past two weeks

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's police said on Friday that four people had died as result of police intervention during opposition protests in the past two weeks, amid concerns violence will break out in next week's repeat presidential vote.

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In St. Louis, Protests Over Police Violence Disrupt Economy, and Win Attention

Regional leaders are taking notice as the almost nightly rallies have prompted businesses to close and the cancellation of concerts.

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Spanish government aims for January regional elections in Catalonia: PSOE

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government has agreed with the opposition Socialists (PSOE) to hold regional elections in January in Catalonia as part of the extraordinary package of measures to temporarily impose direct rule on the region, Socialist politician Carmen Calvo said in an interview on national television on Friday.

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Kenya election board CEO rejected by opposition goes on leave ahead of poll

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The chief executive of Kenya's election board, who the opposition has demanded must be fired before a repeat presidential election scheduled for Oct. 26, said on Friday he was taking three weeks of leave.

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Typhoon bears down on Japan, will hinder voting in national election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Typhoon Lan with heavy rains and destructive winds is expected to hit southern Japan on Sunday when the nation holds a national election, forcing officials in Okinawa to stage voting a day early on some remote islands.

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Alabama executes man convicted or murdering police officer

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Alabama on Thursday executed a man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 by shooting him multiple times in his patrol car, prison officials said.

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Los Angeles Police Investigate Rape Claim Against Weinstein

The latest allegation against the former movie mogul was made by an Italian actress and model, who told police that the attack occurred in 2013.

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CIA's Pompeo asserts Russian meddling did not sway U.S. election result

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday said, apparently inaccurately, that U.S. intelligence agencies had concluded that Russian interference did not affect the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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CIA quickly clarifies director's statement that Russia did not affect election

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the US intelligence community determined that Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election did not affect its outcome -- a statement that was quickly clarified by his own agency.

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Los Angeles police investigating Harvey Weinstein in 2013 sexual assault allegation

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Police Department said on Thursday that it is investigating a 2013 sexual assault allegation against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Italy's Renzi pledges to hike budget deficit if he wins election

ROME (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Thursday that if he wins next year's election he will slash taxes and sharply raise Italy's budget deficit rather than lower it as European Union rules require.

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Putin dials up anti-U.S. rhetoric, keeps mum on re-election

SOCHI/MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin launched one of his most stinging critiques of U.S. foreign policy on Thursday, listing what he called some of the biggest betrayals in U.S.-Russia relations.

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U.S. envoy Haley: Russia interference in elections is 'warfare'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday described Russian interference in U.S. elections as "warfare."

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Danielle Darrieux, French Film Star Over 8 Decades, Is Dead at 100

Ms. Darrieux’s career of sophisticated roles spanned indelible incarnations as ingénue, coquette, femme fatale and grande dame.

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Art Review: Vietnam, Up Close and Personal

The New-York Historical Society’s show on the Vietnam War highlights racial and class divisions, generational rifts and government mendacity.

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Review: At 100 Episodes, ‘The Walking Dead’ Is Walking in Circles

Entering its eighth season, with no end in sight, one of TV’s highest-rated series has forsaken terror for franchise building.

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Florida college braces for protests over white nationalist's speech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hundreds of police officers wearing bulletproof vests were deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday to guard against unrest over a speech by a white nationalist that was expected to draw thousands in protest.

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Nikki Haley: Russian cyberinterference into US elections is 'warfare'

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Thursday that Russian cyberinterference in American elections is "warfare."

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Britain's May urges EU to break deadlock in Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Thursday to break the deadlock and move forward with Brexit talks, asking the bloc's leaders to respond with "urgency" on easing the fears of their citizens living in Britain.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as tech stocks slide

Oct 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday, a day after scaling record highs, amid a fall in technology stocks led by Apple.

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California combats deadly hepatitis A outbreak

As firefighters continue to battle blazes across the state of California, public health officials are dealing with another ongoing crisis: one of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreaks in the country since the development of a vaccine, more than two decades ago.

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Florida police brace for protests with speech by white nationalist

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hundreds of police will be deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday as thousands are poised to protest a speech by an avowed white nationalist, an event that prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency in preparation for possible violence.

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UF braces for white supremacist speech, protests

The University of Florida in Gainesville is bracing for a day of protests Thursday when white supremacist Richard Spencer arrives to deliver a speech on his racist views on campus.

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His inability to ignore a perceived slight has caused trouble over the handling of deadly Niger ambush

President Donald Trump's chronic inability to turn the other cheek to a perceived slight has landed the White House with a crisis on multiple fronts over his handling of the ISIS ambush in Niger that killed four US troops.

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Labour Set to Form Government After Combative New Zealand Election

A minor party’s support puts Jacinda Ardern in line to be prime minister, capping a remarkable turnaround for the opposition after nine years out of power.

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Peace gives Colombian coffee an extra shot

SAN CARLOS, Colombia (Reuters) - Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans.

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Turkish police detain leading civil society figure: media

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police have detained the prominent civil society figure and businessman Osman Kavala at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as part of a secret investigation, the T24 news website and other media said on Thursday.

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INSIGHT-Peace gives Colombian coffee an extra shot

SAN CARLOS, Colombia, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans.

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Ana Navarro: You do not fight with the family of a dead soldier

CNN panelist Ana Navarro criticizes President Donald Trump for picking a fight with a Gold Star family whose loved one was killed in an ambush in Niger.

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What we know and don't know about the deadly Niger ambush

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Unbuttoned: How to Dress to Win an Election: The Sebastian Kurz Primer

After Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron, a new political style strategist emerges in Mr. Kurz, a 31-year-old soon to be Austria’s chancellor.

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One dead at protest against extending Ugandan president's rule

KAMPALA (Reuters) - At least one person died as police fired bullets and teargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday against plans to extend Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's rule.

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Three dead in shooting at Maryland workplace: sheriff

(Reuters) - Three people were killed and two wounded on Wednesday in a shooting at an Edgewood, Maryland, stone countertop company, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said.

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UPDATE 3-Spain asks Catalan leader to "act sensibly" as direct rule deadline nears

* Catalonia faces direct rule imminently unless it drops secession

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Bus failed to stop at red light in deadly NYC crash in Sept.: NTSB

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday a tour bus involved in a deadly New York crash in September in New York ran a red light when it struck a municipal city bus.

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Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state: police

YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday.

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Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state -police

ABUJA (Reuters) - Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow opens above 23,000 on strong IBM results

Oct 18 (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday following strong quarterly results from IBM.

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Spain asks Catalan leader to 'act sensibly' as direct rule deadline nears

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy urged Catalonia's leader on Wednesday to "act sensibly" and renounce an independence bid to head off a threat by Madrid to impose direct rule, a prospect that has sent shock waves across the country.

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Samsung Is Under Scrutiny Again as South Korean Police Raid Offices

Two months after a scion of the conglomerate’s controlling family was sent to prison, investigators were looking into an alleged misappropriation of company funds.

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Spain asks Catalan leader to "act sensibly" as direct rule deadline approaches

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain appealed to Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to "act sensibly" on Wednesday, just 24 hours before a government deadline for the region to renounce a bid for independence.

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‘The Walking Dead’ at 100: Still a Hit, but for How Much Longer?

As the zombie apocalypse drama returns for Season 8, the AMC series is looking to rebound from a stretch of storytelling shenanigans that alienated viewers.

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Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber rams police truck, kills seven

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber rammed a car into a police truck in the southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least seven people, police said.

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Kenyan election official flees country ahead of presidential poll

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A top Kenyan election commissioner has quit and fled the country a week before a re-run of the presidential vote, citing political intimidation and saying the election would be a "mockery" of democracy.

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Kenyan election official quits, says board not ready for credible poll

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A senior Kenyan election official resigned from her job a week before a repeat presidential election, saying the election board was under siege and could not hold a credible election.

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Explosion damages Swedish police station, none injured

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An explosion overnight in the southern Swedish town of Helsingborg caused extensive damage to the entrance of a police station, authorities said on Wednesday.

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NFL owners gather to discuss anthem protests

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Japan Inc wants Abe election win, but smaller majority

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese companies overwhelmingly want Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition to stay in power in this Sunday's national election but about two-thirds want it to lose seats, a Reuters poll found.

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Instead of midterm elections, Sanders focuses on local, state races

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Bernie Sanders will focus on getting liberal candidates elected to state and local offices ahead of next year's midterm elections rather than on higher-profile U.S. congressional races, to help build a national progressive movement from the ground up.

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A spate of deadly disasters for the elderly

Recent wildfires in California and hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico have put a spotlight on vulnerable seniors -- including a number of deaths that authorities have said were preventable.

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French police arrest 10 far-right militants

PARIS (Reuters) - French anti-terrorist police have arrested 10 far-right militants after an investigation showed they may have had vague plans of carrying out a violent attack on a place of worship or a person, a court official said on Tuesday.

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New York police round up wandering cow in Brooklyn park

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City police wrangled a cow on the loose in a Brooklyn park on Tuesday after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets and enjoying the park facilities.

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Police say unconfirmed report of shooter at DC's Howard University

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington police are checking a report of a gunman at Howard University in the U.S. capital, authorities said on Tuesday.

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British spy chief says Islamist militants can execute deadly attack plans in just days

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain faces the most acute threat ever from Islamist militants seeking to inflict mass attacks, often with spontaneous plots that take just days to bring to execution, the head of the MI5 domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday.

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US launches investigation into deadly Niger ambush

The Defense Department is conducting an initial review of the mission in Niger and the ambush by 50 ISIS-affiliated fighters that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded.

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French police arrests ten far-right militants

PARIS (Reuters) - French anti-terrorist police have arrested 10 far-right militants, a court official said on Tuesday.

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U.S. safety board criticizes FAA, pilot on deadly U.S. balloon crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety board on Tuesday faulted U.S. aviation regulators and the pilot in the July 2016 Texas balloon crash that killed 16 people, the deadliest U.S. aviation accident in more than seven years.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow cracks 23,000 mark for the first time

Oct 17 (Reuters) - The Dow Industrials breached the 23,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday, helped by a rally in shares of UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

In Czech Election, a New Threat to European Unity

With a populist media tycoon likely to become prime minister, the results may determine if an East-West fissure in the European Union becomes a chasm.

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Catalonia refuses to renounce independence, anti-government protests form

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia refused on Tuesday to bow to the Spanish government's demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a political collision course with Madrid later this week.

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Ireland Reckons With Damage From Its Deadliest Storm for Decades

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia left three people dead and a trail of destruction, with electricity and water compromised for thousands.

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Dozens killed in attack on Afghan police HQ

At least 41 people were killed Tuesday in an hours-long, multipronged attack at a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.

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Madrid, Catalonia clash over jailed pro-independence leaders as protests called

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Authorities in Madrid and Barcelona locked horns over whether two jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders were political prisoners, as their detention looked set to reignite secessionist protests.

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Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers

Fighters in suicide vests used an explosive-laden vehicle to breach a security compound in Paktia Province, leaving more than a dozen dead and 100 injured.

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Taliban suicide attack on provincial Afghan police HQ kills at least 12

KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 60, officials and militants said.

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London art auction raises $2.5 million for survivors of deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

LONDON (Reuters) - An auction of 31 artworks donated by some of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has raised close to 2 million pounds for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that...

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

How to Use Clothing Subscription Boxes to Find Your Personal Style

Subscription clothing boxes are a surprisingly cheap, personalized way to add some style to your wardrobe. Here’s how to choose the right one for you.

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At least eight killed in suicide attack on provincial Afghan police HQ: officials

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least six people and wounding 30, officials said.

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Nikkei scores 11th straight day of gains; investors eye Abe election win

* Foreigners embrace stable political and monetary policy outlook

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Suicide bomber, gunmen attack police HQ in Afghan province: officials

KABUL (Reuters) - At least one suicide car bomber and a number of gunmen attacked a provincial police headquarters in Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility.

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Kenya's deputy president says ok if election board meets opposition demands

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto said on Tuesday there would be no problem if the election board agrees to meet a raft of demands made by the opposition ahead of a repeat presidential vote on Oct. 26.

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Nikkei flat as SoftBank weighs; mood underpinned by election expectations

* Foreigners embrace stable political and monetary policy outlook

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What a shot! 23 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 23 amazing sports photos from October 10 through October 16.

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Japanese PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, seen in China and the two Koreas as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, to mark its annual autumn festival, the shrine said on Tuesday.

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Trump declares Obamacare 'dead,' urges Democratic help for short-term fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday declared Obamacare "dead" and "gone," but urged Republicans and Democrats in Congress to craft a short-term fix of healthcare markets under the 7-year-old law that critics say he has effectively sabotaged.

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Editorial: In Election, Austria’s Nazi Past Raises Its Head

The victorious People’s Party needs to reject a coalition with a party with ties to the Third Reich.

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NFL to tackle protests as Trump decries 'disrespectful' players

(Reuters) - The National Football League will tackle criticism from President Donald Trump over players who protest racial discrimination by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem when league officials gather with team owners in New York for their autumn meeting this week.

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Trucker in deadly Texas immigrant case pleads guilty, faces life sentence

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The driver of a truck packed with immigrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, pleaded guilty on Monday to human smuggling charges and could face up to life in prison, prosecutors said.

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Cold case no more: Police arrest 5 in 1983 slaying

Heather Coggins was 6 years old when her Uncle Tim was killed in what police say was a vicious, racially motivated murder in the tiny hamlet of Sunny Side, Georgia.

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NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests

(Reuters) - The National Football League will try to find a way to move on from the controversial issue of players protesting during the national anthem before games when it meets with team owners in New York this week for a regularly-scheduled meeting.

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U.S. police deaths on duty spiked in 2016: FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty-six police officers were killed on the job by felons in 2016, up about 61 percent from 41 deaths a year ago, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday.

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Patchwork of destruction left by deadly California wildfires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Californians on Monday picked through the debris of homes and businesses incinerated by the deadliest wildfires in the state's history while firefighters hoped to have the blazes contained by Friday.

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

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

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After Somalia's deadliest bombing, a brother's desperate search

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - When Somalia's deadliest truck bomb exploded on Saturday, Abdi Ali Ibrahim raced to the smoking crater just meters from where his beloved sister Asha had a small business selling fuel.

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The Austrian elections should terrify Europeans

The commanding victory of populist parties in Austria's national election on Sunday is certain to reverberate beyond the borders of the nation of 8.5 million. Coming on the heels of record gains made by the far right in Germany last month, nationalist and anti-immigrant forces across the European Union are feeling emboldened by the vote, which could well bring Austria's Islamophobic Freedom Party to power in a coalition government in Vienna.

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Massachusetts court: Yahoo can give dead man's emails to siblings

BOSTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The top court in Massachusetts ruled against Yahoo on Monday by concluding that federal law does not bar it from providing the representatives of an deceased man's estate access to his email account.

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Three dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

LAHINCH, Ireland (Reuters) - Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.

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Two dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

LAHINCH, Ireland (Reuters) - Two people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.

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When They Met: In a Bygone New York, John Epperson Invited Charles Busch to a Show

The two old friends — and one-time frenemies — both became famous wearing women’s clothing. But don’t call them “drag queens.”

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One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

LAHINCH, Ireland (Reuters) - A woman was killed as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.

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Police fire tear gas to halt opposition protests in two Kenyan cities

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police used tear gas to disperse opposition protesters on Monday in the capital Nairobi and another city as demonstrations against a presidential vote re-run continued despite a government ban.

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NBA: All eyes on hardwood for possible anthem protests

(Reuters) - The start of a new NBA season always commands attention, given a thirst for gravity-defying dunks and sweet shooters, but this year many may tune in simply to see if players will defy rules and kneel during the national anthem.

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Personal Health: Choosing the Best Moisturizer for Your Skin

How to select a moisturizer likely to be effective and unlikely to cause an unwanted reaction.

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Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi after elections: rights groups

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

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Nine dead as wildfires ravage northern Portugal, Spain

LISBON/MADRID (Reuters) - At least nine people died as hundreds of wildfires ravaged northern Spain and Portugal, scorching farmland and forcing the evacuation of towns and villages, authorities said on Monday.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Further Reading: Martin Amis on Lenin’s Deadly Revolution

The Russian Revolution was imposed from above, but its tragedy was experienced from below. Amis provides a reading list for the decades that followed.

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Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia as deadline passes

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain's government set the clock ticking on Monday on imposing direct rule over Catalonia, after the region's leader missed a deadline to clarify whether he had declared independence.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

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

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

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Spain-Germany bond yield spread widens as Catalonia deadline nears

LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The gap between Spanish and German 10-year borrowing costs widened in early trade on Monday as uncertainty mounted over Catalonia's bid for independence ahead of a key deadline.

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South Korea police seek arrest warrant for Hanjin Group chief

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Hanjin Group, the parent of Korean Air Lines Co Ltd, on charges of breach of trust following their probe into construction work at his house, a police official said on Monday.

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Viacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks.

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Viacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline - source

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks.

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Japan ruling bloc heads for big election win despite voter distaste for PM Abe: poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on track for a big win in Sunday's general election - even though almost half the country's voters don't want him to keep his job, a media survey showed on Monday.

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BRIEF-Viacom has agreed to short term extension of Spectrum renewal deadline with Charter- source

* Viacom has agreed to short term extension of renewal deadline with Charter- source Source

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Philippine army says unconfirmed reports two key rebel leaders dead

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine armed forces said on Monday that unconfirmed battlefield reports indicate the military had killed two leaders of the pro-Islamic State alliance holed up in a southern city for nearly five months.

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Firefighters gain edge in battle with deadly California blazes

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters gained ground on the deadliest wildfires in California history on Sunday as winds eased while searchers combed charred ruins for more victims of the blazes that have claimed at least 40 lives.

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Viacom, Spectrum continue talks past 7 pm deadline: source

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc and cable operator Spectrum continued talks Sunday night as the 7 pm ET (2300 GMT) deadline on their programming agreement passed, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.

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Viacom, Spectrum continue talks past 7 pm deadline-source

Oct 15 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc and cable operator Spectrum continued talks Sunday night as the 7 pm ET (2300 GMT) deadline on their programming agreement passed, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.

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Venezuela opposition seeks election victory over Maduro

CARACAS/PUERTO ORDAZ (Venezuela) (Reuters) - Venezuela's political crisis shifted from barricades to ballots on Sunday with nationwide gubernatorial elections likely to hand the demoralized opposition a major victory against President Nicolas Maduro's government.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

For Weinstein, a Brush With the Police, Then No Charges

Accused of sexual assault by an Italian model in New York City, Harvey Weinstein mobilized lawyers and publicists to make the case go away. He was never charged.

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Easing winds give firefighters edge on deadly California conflagration

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters gained some ground on the deadliest wildfires in California history on Sunday as lower winds and more manpower gave an edge on blazes that have killed at least 40 people and turned whole neighborhoods in the state's wine country into ash.

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May heads for Brussels after Brexit talks deadlock

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Brussels on Monday for talks with EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker after deadlock in Brexit talks appeared to dash British hopes that a summit later in the week could launch negotiations on future trade ties.

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Deadline nears for Catalan leader to clarify independence stance

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has until 10:00 a.m. local (0800 GMT) on Monday to clarify whether he is calling for the region's independence from Spain, with Madrid threatening a return to direct rule if his stance remains ambiguous.

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Washington state boy, 13, accidentally shot dead by friend

(Reuters) - A 13-year-old boy in Washington state accidentally shot and killed his longtime friend while both boys were at a home with no adults present, authorities said on Sunday.

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Breath of hope as firefighters battle dead California blazes

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Glimpses of blue skies gave hope on Sunday to firefighters battling the deadliest wildfires in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and reduced whole neighborhoods in the state's wine country to ash.

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Trump reelection campaign raised $10 million in third quarter, spent $1.1 million on legal fees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's reelection campaign raised more than $10.1 million in the third quarter of 2017 and spent $4 million, including $1.1 million on legal fees.

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Austria shifts to right as conservative star seals election win

VIENNA (Reuters) - Young conservative star Sebastian Kurz is on track to become Austria's next leader, projections of Sunday's parliamentary election result showed, but his party is far short of a majority and likely to seek a coalition with the resurgent far right.

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Breath of hope as firefighters battle deadly California blaze

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Glimpses of blue skies gave hope on Sunday to firefighters battling the deadliest wildfires in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and reduced whole neighborhoods in the state's wine country to ash.

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Forty dead, neighborhoods burned to ash in California fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Dry, warm gusts of wind are forecast for Sunday as firefighters continue to grapple with the deadliest blazes in California's history, which have killed at least 40 people and reduced entire neighborhoods to ash.

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Catalan leader calls for calm ahead of Madrid deadline

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Sunday called for calm less than 24 hours ahead of a deadline from Spain's central government for him to clarify whether he has declared independence for Catalonia or not.

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At least 75 dead in Somalia bombing

At least 75 people are dead after a car bomb rocked the Somali capital of Mogadishu, medical officials said Sunday.

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Local elections in Macedonia to test pro-Western policy

SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonians go to polls on Sunday to elect mayors and town officials in a test for the new government that has pledged to speed up the Balkan country's accession to NATO and the European Union.

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Europe's migration crisis casts shadow over Austrian election

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election that could see 31-year-old conservative Sebastian Kurz become chancellor on a pledge to take a hard line on refugees and prevent a repeat of Europe's migration crisis.

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California 'horror' fires burn on, 40 dead in one week

SANTA ROSA (Reuters) - Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10,000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and destroyed thousands of structures in one of the state's worst natural disasters in years.

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California 'horror' fires kill at least 40, deadliest in state history

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state's history rose to at least 40, with hundreds of people still missing.

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California 'horror' fires kill at least 38, deadliest in state history

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state's history rose to at least 38, with hundreds of people still missing.

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Opinion: NFL protests not about patriotism

I spent 10 years playing in the NFL, won a Super Bowl and have been blessed beyond imagination -- in no small part because of the best fans in professional sports -- fans of multiple races, genders, religions and political persuasions.