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Plan to support coal, nuclear divides U.S. energy industry

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. industries that rarely agree - gas drillers and renewable energy producers - urged a federal agency on Monday to dump a government directive to prop up ageing nuclear and coal plants, saying the electricity grid was already reliable.

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Bush cracks up Obama at hurricane relief concert

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Syria's Assad meets once dissident footballers in Damascus

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met two former dissident footballers who returned to the national team for its World Cup qualifying campaign after years in exile, photographs posted by his office showed on Monday.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with banks, energy stocks; Eldorado slumps

TORONTO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index made slight gains in early trade on Monday, with its biggest banks and heavyweight energy sector providing support while Eldorado Gold Corp fell sharply after lowering production guidance for a gold mine in Turkey.

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BRIEF-Sanchez energy announces Q3 operating results

* Sanchez Energy announces third quarter 2017 operating results; 43 percent annual growth drives record production results to the high end of guidance

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Russia says Iraqi Kurds must act in concert with Baghdad

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia respects the desire of Iraqi Kurdistan to seek to assert its identity but this must be done in dialogue with the Iraqi government, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday at talks with his Iraqi government counterpart.

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UPDATE 1-Equatorial Guinea signs contract with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks

CAPE TOWN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea has signed three new production-sharing contracts with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks, the first such contracts for Kosmos in the West African country, the ministry of mines and hydrocarbons said on Monday.

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Equatorial Guinea signs contract with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks

CAPE TOWN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea has signed three new production sharing contracts with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks, the first such contracts for Kosmos in the West African country, the ministry of mines and hydrocarbons said on Monday.

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Catalan leader to lose all powers once Senate approves direct rule

MADRID (Reuters) - Regional leader of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont will lose all powers and will stop receiving a salary once the Senate approves article 155 which imposes direct central government rule on the region, the Deputy Prime Minister said on Monday.

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Tom Hanks: 'If you're concerned ...read history'

Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks on Saturday night urged the importance of understanding and learning from history, especially for those troubled by the current state of affairs.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

Ex-Presidents and Trump Show Unity at Hurricane Benefit Concert

The concert is part of a fund-raising campaign, One America Appeal, aimed at assisting hurricane recovery efforts.

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Trump video played at hurricane relief concert

(Reuters) - In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a video for their work helping to raise funds to aid victims of recent hurricanes.

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Trump video to be played at hurricane relief concert

(Reuters) - In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a video posted online for their work helping to raise funds to help victims of recent hurricanes.

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UK PM May readying concessions on welfare reform - Sunday Telegraph

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is on the verge of making concessions around a key welfare reform that has angered opposition parties as well as members of her own Conservatives, the Sunday Telegraph reported.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

Oct 21 (Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

Oct 21 (Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

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Trump films message ahead of concert

The White House released a message from President Donald Trump ahead of a hurricane relief benefit concert in Texas where all five living former presidents will appear.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: For the First Time, Hearing the Birds Chirp and the Wind Whistle

Charlen Evans, who has been hearing-impaired her whole life, got a cochlear implant in 2012. She has since returned to college in hopes of someday working with deaf students.

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U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

(Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

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Five former US presidents to appear at hurricane relief concert

It'll be a rare joint appearance of five members of an exclusive club.

Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor

Several cities face pressure to tear down the 1960s-era mega-roads and reinstate pedestrian-friendly streets. Jane Jacobs told you so!

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Inside Amazon, Diversity Concerns Flare Up After Harassment Accusations

Amazon’s handling of accusations of sexual harassment involving Roy Price, who ran its movie and television operations, has set off confusion, debate and finger-pointing.

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Rule changes to spur French wind power projects within months: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - France will propose rule changes within six months that will remove administrative hurdles and speed the development of onshore wind power projects, its junior ecology minister said.

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Jeff Bezos smashes bottle on top of wind turbine

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos christened his company's latest wind farm by smashing a bottle on top of a 300-feet-tall wind turbine.

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South Koreans' support for nuclear projects deals blow to government energy plan

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean public support for nuclear power on Friday sucker punched a government policy to steer the country away from nuclear-generated electricity as Seoul said it would bow to a demand to resume construction of two new reactors.

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UPDATE 3-S.Koreans' support for nuclear projects deals blow to government energy plan

* KEPCO jumps nearly 6 pct after survey results announced (Recasts, adds comments)

Arts and Antiquities Looting nytimes.com

A Remnant from Caligula’s Ship, Once a Coffee Table, Heads Home

Investigators in Manhattan seized the mosaic from the home of a collector, asserting that it had been looted from Italy decades ago.

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BRIEF-Mammoth Energy's Cobra subsidiary enters into contract for rebuilding Puerto Rico's energy infrastructure​

* ‍Mammoth Energy announces that its Cobra subsidiary has entered into a contract to aid in rebuilding of Puerto Rico's energy infrastructure​

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Concerns raised over Trump interviews

Former US attorney Preet Bharara and former federal prosecutor Michael Zeldin raise concerns regarding President Trump personally interviewing candidates for US attorney positions in certain cities.

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Dutch will miss 2020 green energy, climate targets: report

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands will miss 2020 targets for renewable energy production and greenhouse gas emissions despite new investments in wind power, according to a government review published on Thursday.

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Britain's new concessions are not enough, EU leaders tell May

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders welcomed a proposal by British Prime Minister Theresa May aimed at unblocking Brexit talks, but said concessions to ease the fears of EU citizens living in Britain were not enough.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX grinds higher as banks lift, energy slides

TORONTO, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index clawed its way into positive territory on Thursday as modest gains in the influential financial group helped offset see-sawing energy and materials stocks.

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BRIEF-RGS Energy reports preliminary Q3 total revenue $4 mln‍​

* RGS Energy issues business update – Net Sales up 59%, installation revenue increases 36%

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Vestas to build first large-scale battery storage project for wind, solar

COPENHAGEN, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Denmark's Vestas will help to build the world's first utility-scale project that uses battery technology to store power from both wind and solar sources, it said on Thursday.

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HomeServe steps up U.S. push with Dominion Energy deal

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - British home repairs provider HomeServe is stepping up its expansion in the United States by buying Dominion Energy's home services unit, which has 500,000 customers across 16 states.

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BRIEF-Daqo New Energy announces phase 3B expansion plan for polysilicon facilities in Xinjiang

* Announces phase 3B expansion plan for its polysilicon facilities in Xinjiang

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BRIEF-Windstream Holdings expects to offer about $250 mln in new secured notes​

* Windstream Holdings Inc says ‍anticipates that it will also offer about $250 million in aggregate principal amount of new secured notes​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Pattern Energy prices offering of 8 mln Class A stock at $23.4 per share

* Pattern Energy announces pricing of public offering of its Class A common stock

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BRIEF-Earthstone Energy estimates Q3 production of about 9,671 boepd ​

* Earthstone Energy Inc - ‍estimates that production for Q3 of 2017 was approximately 9,671 boepd (63% oil, 82% liquids)​

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Canadian steel maker Stelco faces headwinds for planned IPO

VANCOUVER, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Canadian steel maker Stelco Holdings Inc's planned IPO could be a tough sell as it faces the twin headwinds of slowing North American auto sales and the uncertain impact of trade talks, even as it looks to cash in on a rebound in steel prices.

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BRIEF-AEP Ohio requests proposals for solar energy resources

* Says ‍AEP Ohio is seeking proposals for up to 400 megawatts of solar energy resources; proposals are due Dec. 18 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-ExxonMobil acquires a crude oil terminal in Texas from Genesis Energy

* ExxonMobil acquires crude oil terminal to serve growing Permian Basin production

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CANADA STOCKS-CP Rail, energy shares help TSX edge higher

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose modestly on Wednesday as energy shares were boosted by higher oil prices and as Canadian Pacific Railway jumped after better-than-expected quarterly earnings.

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

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

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China clean energy firms face $30 billion subsidy shortfall: government official

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will struggle to pay billions of yuan in subsidies to clean energy companies, with the shortfall set to quadruple by 2020, a government official said on Wednesday, underscoring the cost of funding the country's ambitious renewables push.

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Taiwan ministry expresses 'deep concern' about Qualcomm's antitrust fine

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's economics ministry said it is "deeply concerned" about the antitrust agency imposing a $775 million fine on Qualcomm Inc , in a rare public display of disagreement between authorities.

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BRIEF-Source Energy Services Ltd. announces acquisition of Preferred Sands' Wisconsin Mine, Processing Facility and Canadian Frac Sand Assets

* Announces acquisition of Preferred Sands' Wisconsin Mine, Processing Facility and Canadian Frac Sand Assets as well as $90 million in equity financings

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BRIEF-Total Energy Services appoints ‍Glenn Dagenais to board

* Total Energy Services Inc. Announces change to board of directors

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UPDATE 1-HNA Group to invest $7.6 bln in tourism, digital transformation

BEIJING, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Chinese aviation to financial services conglomerate HNA Group Co Ltd will invest 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) to promote tourism and digital transformation, a senior company official said on Tuesday.

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How to break carb cravings, once and for all

If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.

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HNA Group to invest $7.6 billion in tourism, digital transformation

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's HNA Group Co Ltd [HNAIRC.UL] plans to invest 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) in tourism and digital transformation, a company executive said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Boralex and Infinergy announce JV for wind project in UK

* Boralex and infinergy announce joint venture for 325 mw onshore wind in the uk

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Trump to talk with Greek PM who once warned of his 'evil'

When President Donald Trump sits for talks Tuesday with his left-wing Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras, he'll face a man who last year warned his own citizens that Trump represented an "evil" raft of ideas with no place in western democracy.

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Australia shuns clean energy target in policy overhaul

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's government on Tuesday rejected calls to set a clean energy target, instead scrapping aid for renewable projects and adopting a fuel-neutral energy policy that it said could keep the country's lights on and cut power prices.

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BRIEF-EQT reiterates benefits of the pending acquisition of Rice Energy

* EQT reiterates benefits of the pending acquisition of Rice Energy

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BRIEF-Trevali Mining says sees 52-57 mln pounds of payable zinc in concentrate from Santander mine​ for ‍2017

* Trevali Mining Corp - sees 52-57 million pounds of payable zinc in concentrate from Santander mine​ for ‍2017

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BRIEF-U.S. Department of State issues Presidential permit to Enbridge Energy to increase oil and other hydrocarbons' transport

* U.S. Department of State says a Presidential permit has been issued to enbridge energy

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Wall St. inches up with financials, energy

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday as financial shares recovered from last week's losses and higher oil prices lifted energy shares.

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BRIEF-U.S. Court issues adverse decision concerning Allergan's Restasis

* U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issues adverse trial decision concerning Restasis (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05% patents

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BRIEF-Hull Street Energy agrees to buy hydroelectric plants from Eversource

* Hull Street Energy announces agreement to acquire nine hydroelectric plants in New Hampshire from Eversource

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BRIEF-Dominion Energy Virginia seeks solar and onshore wind generation proposals

* Dominion Energy Virginia seeking solar and onshore wind generation proposals

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BRIEF-Edward Kernaghan reports a 5.5 pct stake in Obsidian Energy as of Oct 3

* Edward J. Kernaghan reports a 5.5 pct stake in Obsidian Energy as of Oct 3 - SEC filing

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China can solve renewable energy waste problem by 2020: NEA

BEIJING (Reuters) - China expects to solve the problem of renewable energy waste by 2020, Liang Zhipeng, deputy director of the new energy and renewable energy department of the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a presentation at a conference on Monday.

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BRIEF-Transglobe Energy says ‍produced on average 14.9 mboepd in Q3

* Transglobe Energy Corporation announces Q3 2017 operations update

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

After the Las Vegas Shooting, Concertgoers Became Medics

Trauma experts say that private citizens saved lives by applying pressure to wounds and rushing victims to hospitals. Such successes have prompted calls for more first-aid training.

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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.

North Korea nytimes.com

The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

While the world is fixated on its nuclear missiles, North Korea has also developed a cyberattack program that is stealing millions and unleashing havoc.

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U.S. officials try to ease concerns Trump may quit Iran deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Trump administration officials said on Sunday that the United States was committed to remaining part of the Iran nuclear accord for now, despite President Donald Trump's criticisms of the deal and his warnings that he might pull out.

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Northern Ireland's DUP concerned over UK finance minister Hammond: newspaper

LONDON (Reuters) - A small Northern Irish party which is keeping Britain's government in power has concerns over finance minister Philip Hammond, saying he is causing unnecessary division over Brexit, the Sunday Telegraph reported, citing sources in the party.

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California fires kill at least 38 as winds fuel 'unwieldy beast'

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 38 to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Thousands flee California fires as winds fuel 'unwieldy beast'

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Thousands flee as winds fuel 'unwieldy beast' California fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Fierce winds stir deadly California wildfires as teams search for victims

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fierce winds were expected to stir wildfires and test firefighters on Saturday in Northern California where the most lethal outbreak of wildfires in state history has killed 35 people and forced more than 90,000 residents from their homes.

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New energy vehicles top China's list of subsidy questions for U.S.

GENEVA (Reuters) - China sent the World Trade Organization 50 questions about U.S. subsidy programs on Friday, asking for more information on federal and state support for new energy vehicles, industrial energy efficiency, agriculture and in other areas.

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Female ride-hailing apps grow in Brazil on safety concerns

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ride-hailing startups that cater solely to women are catching on in Brazil, reflecting safety concerns in one of the biggest markets for Uber Technologies Inc and other incumbents, which have invested heavily in security features.

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EU regulator wants Gazprom to sweeten antitrust concessions

BRUSSELS, Oct 13 (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators want Russian state-controlled gas giant Gazprom to offer more concessons to end a six-year long investigation, the European Commission said on Friday.

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Lufthansa's swoop on Air Berlin stirs competition concerns

LONDON/VIENNA (Reuters) - With the ink barely dry on Lufthansa's deal to take over large parts of insolvent Air Berlin, the airline risks having its wings clipped by regulators and rivals concerned about unfair competition.

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BRIEF-UR-ENERGY Q3 SALES C$11.7 MILLION

* UR-ENERGY INC - ‍DO NOT CURRENTLY ANTICIPATE ANY SALES IN Q4​

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Tourniquets, once out of favor, helped save lives in Vegas shootings

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - When the sniper’s bullet shattered Paola Bautista’s arm, her sister and a stranger in the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival got her to cover. Then they focused on the bleeding.

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BRIEF-Crew Energy announces executive change

* ‍Robert Morgan, chief operating officer of crew, has resigned​

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California wildfires kill at least 31 as wind continues to fan flames

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters face another round of dry, windy conditions on Friday as they battle wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the heart of wine country.

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Jason Aldean rallies crowd at first concert since shooting

Singer Jason Aldean has resumed his They Don't Know Tour in Tulsa, Oklahoma, two weeks after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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White House chief of staff: Americans should be concerned about North Korea

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Thursday that Americans should be concerned about North Korea's ability to reach the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile, cryptically telling reporters that if the threat grows "beyond where it is today, well, let's hope that diplomacy works."

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Tech Giants, Once Seen as Saviors, Are Now Viewed as Threats

American tech companies positioned themselves as entities that brought positive change by connecting people and spreading information. Perceptions are shifting.

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BRIEF-Dominion Energy declares quarterly dividend of 77 cents

* Dominion Energy declares quarterly dividend of 77 cents Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico peso sinks to five-month low on NAFTA concerns

MEXICO CITY, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Mexico's peso sank to its weakest in nearly five months on concerns that talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could founder and undermine demand for the country's exports. Mexican Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade said that the country is working on plans that include tariff measures and finding substitute markets in case talks to rehash NAFTA are unsatisfactory. The peso shed close to 1 percent following Meade's comme

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX retreats as energy stocks pressured by oil prices

TORONTO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index pulled back from a 7-1/2-month high on Thursday with broad declines led by energy stocks under pressure from weaker oil prices.

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U.S. energy head: Nuclear power rescue helps national security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. energy secretary defended his plan to reward nuclear plants with incentives against criticism it would manipulate markets by telling a congressional hearing on Thursday that a strong domestic nuclear industry boosted national security.

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Bids close on Lebanon offshore energy blocks

BEIRUT, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Lebanon's energy minister Cesar Abi Khalil on Thursday said a tender had closed on a first round of offshore energy blocks, without saying how many companies had bid.

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Hundreds missing, 24 dead as dry winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled for a fourth day on Thursday to halt the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 24 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the pandemonium of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.

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BRIEF-Eversource Energy provides termination clauses related to Thermal, Hydro Agreement

* Says Thermal Agreement provides on termination of agreement under certain circumstances, Granite Shore to pay PSNH a fee of $26.25 mln‍​

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Congressman seeks probe of chartered flights by U.S. energy secretary

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic U.S. congressman is asking the Energy Department's watchdog to investigate Energy Secretary Rick Perry's travel on chartered aircraft, the congressman said at a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Capstone says winding down $5.2 mln field retrofit program

* Capstone successfully winding down $5.2 million field retrofit program - anticipates record accessories, parts and service revenue with corresponding record gross margin Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as energy, Kirkland Lake weighs

TORONTO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Thursday as energy stocks, under pressure from falling oil prices, and Kirkland Lake Gold, led the declines.

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At least 23 dead, hundreds missing, as winds fan California fires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled overnight to halt the spread of wildfires known to have killed 23 people in North California, preparing for winds to shift after one town threatened by flames evacuated all residents.

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Macquarie trims metals finance business in turn to energy

MELBOURNE, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Australia's Macquarie Group , a rising commodities bank powerhouse due to its turn towards the energy sector, is paring back its aggressive lending against metals, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-UK to publish draft energy price cap laws, seeking to fix "broken" market

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Britain will publish a draft law on Thursday designed to cap consumer gas and electricity prices for millions of households, taking action to try and fix a market it says punishes loyal customers.

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GM warns Canadian union it could wind down striking SUV plant

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday warned leaders of Canada's Unifor labor union that it will start to wind down production of its popular Chevrolet Equinox sport utility vehicle at an Ontario factory unless workers there call off a month-long strike.

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UPDATE 1-GM warns Canadian union it could wind down striking SUV plant

DETROIT, Oct 11 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday warned leaders of Canada's Unifor labor union that it will start to wind down production of its popular Chevrolet Equinox sport utility vehicle at an Ontario factory unless workers there call off a month-long strike.

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At least 23 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds on Wednesday struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California's wine country.

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At least 21 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds on Wednesday struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 21 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California's wine country.

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BRIEF-Forum Energy Technologies sees Q3 revenue about $200 mln

* Forum energy technologies announces effect of Hurricane Harvey, updates third quarter 2017 guidance

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Trump and Eminem once friendly, not anymore

Rapper Eminem trashed President Donald Trump in a freestyle rap during the BET Hip Hop Awards. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the story.

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UK to publish draft energy price cap laws, seeking to fix "broken" market

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Britain will publish on Thursday a draft law designed to cap consumer energy prices for millions of households, taking action to try and fix a market it says punishes loyal customers.

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BRIEF-Atmos Energy names Jennifer Hills vice president, investor relations

* Atmos Energy Corporation names Jennifer Hills as vice president, investor relations Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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At least 21 dead as resurgent winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters, facing resurgent winds and bone-dry conditions on Wednesday, battled to halt the advance of wildfires that have killed at least 21 people, destroyed 3,500 homes and businesses and blanketed Northern California's famed wine country in smoke.

Wildfires nytimes.com

California Winds Are Fueling Fires. It May Be Getting Worse.

Some scientists think global warming may be making California’s autumn winds even drier, a “key parameter for fire risk.”

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BRIEF-CLAREN ENERGY PROVIDES CORPORATE UPDATE

* ‍CURRENTLY, COMPANY IS PURSUING ACQUISITION OF REGIONAL NEAR-TERM PRODUCING ASSETS IN ROMANIA​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Beyonce lends her voice to freedom for girls campaign

Superstar Beyonce's hit song 'Freedom' has been given a new lease of life, after being featured in a Global Goals campaign documentary demanding freedom for girls,

Helicopters nytimes.com

U.S. Helicopter Crashes on Okinawa, Adding to Safety Concerns

Residents of the area have been protesting the placement of landing pads near civilians.

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BRIEF-Rex Energy expects Q3 2017 production to be near high end of previously announced Q3 production guidance​

* Rex Energy Corp - expects Q3 2017 production to be near high end of previously announced Q3 production guidance of 171.0 - 181.0 MMcfe per day​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-UK energy price cap will not start this winter – Ofgem

* New Ofgem measure to project 1 mln households next Feb (Updates throughout and with regulator comment on timings)

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UPDATE 1-UK's Ofgem says will work with government to lower energy prices

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Britain's energy regulator Ofgem said on Wednesday it would work with the government on Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to cap the most common form of gas and electricity tariffs, after it moved to protect the most vulnerable households.

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Ofgem says will work with government to lower energy prices

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Britain's energy regulator Ofgem said on Wednesday it would work with the government to provide price protection to all standard tariff customers as soon as legislation is passed, after it moved to protect more vulnerable households.

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Zero rain and strong winds today are expected to hamper firefighters' efforts to battle the deadly blazes

Wildfires raging across Northern California have killed at least 17 people, as hundreds of firefighters battle the flames and keep thousands of people away from the blaze's path.

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BNP Paribas stops funding shale energy firms, boosts green projects

Oct 11 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas, France's biggest listed bank, said on Wednesday it would no longer work with oil and natural gas companies that primarily do business in shale or oil sands as it plans to boost support for renewable energy projects.

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Kobe Steel shares plunge as data fabrication concerns deepen

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd shares tumbled a further 16 percent on Wednesday after it admitted it may have fabricated data on iron powder products and media reported the possible sale of its real estate business.

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Procter & Gamble foresees proxy war victory, Peltz refuses to concede

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co said on Tuesday activist hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz lost his fight to win a seat on the company's board, according to a preliminary tally of shareholder votes in the biggest and most expensive proxy contest ever.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX up as commodity prices help lift energy, mining shares

TORONTO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday as higher commodity prices helped energy and mining shares lead the market higher.

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Procter & Gamble declares proxy war victory, Peltz refuses to concede

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co said activist hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz had lost his fight to win a seat on the company's board, according to a preliminary tally of shareholder votes on Tuesday in the biggest-ever proxy fight.

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Wall Street scales new records, helped by Wal-Mart, energy stocks

(Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes scaled new records on Tuesday as higher oil prices boosted energy stocks and Wal-Mart rose on the back of a bullish sales forecast.

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Qualcomm offers to buy NXP minus some patents to allay EU concerns: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered to buy NXP Semiconductors without some of its patents in a bid to win EU antitrust regulatory approval for the $38 billion deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Qualcomm offers to buy NXP minus some patents to allay EU concerns - sources

* Qualcomm pledges not to take legal action over NXP's NFC chips

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Wall Street scales new records on gains in Wal-Mart, energy stocks

(Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes scaled new records on Tuesday, helped by gains in energy stocks and in Wal-Mart on the back of the company's $20 billion share buyback plan.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises at open as energy stocks lead gains

TORONTO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, as energy shares, fueled by higher crude oil prices, led broad gains across most sectors.

Elections, Senate nytimes.com

‘I Have the Energy’: Dianne Feinstein Makes Case for a 6th Term

Some Democrats had hoped Senator Feinstein, 84, would step aside to make way for new Democratic blood. Not so. “I’m all in,” she announced on Twitter.

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BRIEF-Blackrock says ‍fund managed by Blackrock Real Assets completes acquisition wind project in Scotland

* FUND MANAGED BY BLACKROCK REAL ASSETS HAS COMPLETED ACQUISITION OF 100% INTEREST IN AN OPERATING ONSHORE WIND PROJECT IN SCOTLAND FROM MUIRHALL ENERGY​ Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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BRIEF-‍PG&E responds to wind-driven wildfires in North Bay​

* ‍PG&E responds to devastating, wind-driven wildfires in North Bay​

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BRIEF-Energy Transfer announces FERC approval for Rover Pipeline's Ohio compressors

* Energy transfer announces FERC approval to place Rover Pipeline’S mainline compressor station 1 into partial service

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BRIEF-Helix Energy Solutions exploring strategic alternatives - WSJ‍​

* Helix Energy Solutions exploring strategic alternatives - WSJ, citing sources ‍​

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Saudi balances recession, deficit in tough decision on energy reform

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/DUBAI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is expected to decide by the end of this month on the timing of domestic fuel and electricity price hikes that could risk pushing the economy further into recession, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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U.S. insured wind, storm surge loss from Hurricane Nate around $500 million: KCC

(Reuters) - Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modeling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday.

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Indian PM Modi targets more energy reforms after meeting oil chiefs

NEW DELHI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - India's prime minister sees scope for further reform of the country's energy sector and has received "focused suggestions" from some of the world's leading energy companies, the office of the premier said on Monday.

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UK energy price cap legislation to be published on Thursday- PM's spokesman

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Draft legislation on the British government's plans to cap energy prices will be published on Thursday, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

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Qualcomm offers EU concessions over $38 billion NXP takeover bid

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the largest ever in the semiconductor industry.

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Qualcomm offers EU concessions over $38 bln NXP takeover bid

BRUSSELS, Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the largest ever in the semiconductor industry.

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BRIEF-Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind project in Ireland‍​

* Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind project in Ireland‍​

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Las Vegas concertgoers claim personal items left after massacre

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The FBI on Sunday started returning thousands of purses, phones and other property left behind by concertgoers in Las Vegas fleeing the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, as the Red Cross stepped up efforts to reach those traumatized by the Oct. 1 massacre.

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Las Vegas concert-goers claim personal items left after massacre

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The FBI on Sunday started returning thousands of purses, phones and other property left behind by concert-goers in Las Vegas fleeing the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, as the Red Cross stepped up efforts to reach those traumatized by the Oct. 1 massacre.

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Tropical Storm Nate's winds rapidly weaken over Alabama

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakened as it moved over Alabama on Sunday, although the fast-moving former hurricane rattled the doors of Biloxi's casinos and left gambling floors and highways in the region flooded after making its landfall in Mississippi.

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UPDATE 4-Tropical Storm Nate's winds rapidly weaken over Alabama

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakened as it moved over Alabama on Sunday, although the fast-moving former hurricane rattled the doors of Biloxi's casinos and left gambling floors and highways in the region flooded after making its landfall in Mississippi.

Rubio, Marco nytimes.com

On Washington: ‘The New Washington’: Once Racing to Flee the Senate, Marco Rubio Now Digs In

Mr. Rubio, Republican of Florida, seems determined to shrug off the disappointment of a failed presidential race and show he is serious about the Senate, making up for lost time.

vis-photo nytimes.com

Once Shunned as ‘Drivers,’ Saudi Women Who Fought Ban Now Celebrate

In 1990, 47 women took to the road to demand the right to drive. They paid dearly for it, but they have lived to see the end of the ban.

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UPDATE 1-Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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Armed faction takes over protection of Libyan oil and gas complex, fresh concern over migrants

SABRATHA, Libya (Reuters) - An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said on Saturday it had taken over protection of the Mellitah oil and gas terminal after expelling a rival group.

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Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

cnn.com

Feds: 2016 plot to target NY concerts, landmarks foiled

Federal officials on Friday unsealed charges against three men accused of a thwarted plot to attack concert venues and landmarks around New York City in 2016, according to court documents -- a case that comes on the heels of a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX stumbles as oil price slump hit energy stocks

TORONTO, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index retreated on Friday after touching a seven-month high in the previous session, as energy stocks, hurt by 3 percent drop in oil prices, drove the weaker finish.

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Concert was a Mother's Day gift; now she's fighting for her life

After recounting, year after year, how much fun she and her sister had at the Route 91 Harvest festival, Stephanie Melanson got a ticket for their mom this Mother's Day so she could join them at the country music event in their hometown of Las Vegas.

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Wall Street dragged down by energy stocks, weak jobs data

(Reuters) - Wall Street was lower on Friday as energy shares dropped sharply and added to the dour mood set by the first decline in U.S. nonfarm jobs in seven years.

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US STOCKS-Wall St dragged down by energy stocks, weak jobs data

* Indexes down: Dow 0.16 pct, S&P 0.31 pct, Nasdaq 0.12 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX stumbles as energy, hurt by falling oil prices, lead losses

TORONTO, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Friday as energy stocks, hurt by a sharp fall in oil prices, lead broad declines.

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Plane lurches across runway during strong crosswind

An Airbus A380 battled a strong crosswind while landing at Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides as energy stocks drive broad retreat

TORONTO, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell broadly on Friday, with energy shares hurt by a more than 2.5 percent fall in crude oil prices.

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BRIEF-Zenith Energy says ‍successful perforation of well C-21 in azerbaijan​

* SUCCESSFUL PERFORATION OF WELL C-21 IN AZERBAIJAN​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Watch what winds over 100 mph do to house

Check out this wind test from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety to see how a typical US house would hold up to winds over 100 mph.

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BRIEF-Camber Energy- May receive $16 mln consideration from stock purchase agreement

* Camber Energy-on Oct. 5, co, institutional investor entered into stock purchase agreement, pursuant to which co may receive consideration of $16 million Source: (http://bit.ly/2xX23LM) Further company coverage:

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits seven-month high as energy, mining shares climb

TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index notched a seven-month high on Thursday, fueled by a rally in energy and mining stocks as commodity prices rose, but gains were tempered by a drop in the shares of Shopify Inc for a second straight day.

Art nytimes.com

Ai Weiwei, Once and Future New Yorker, Barnstorms Through the Boroughs

With the refugee crisis on his mind, and the city as backdrop, the media-minded dissident is building 300 public art installations.

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BRIEF-Gulfport Energy prices $450 million senior notes offering

* Gulfport Energy Corporation prices $450 million offering of 6.375% senior notes

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Remarkable maneuver with wind turbine blade

A trailer carrying a 57.5 meter (189 foot) wind turbine blade makes a stunning 90-degree turn over a bridge in Scotland.

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TransCanada to abandon Energy East and Eastern Mainline projects

Oct 5 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said on Thursday it would abandon its Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects, following tough review by Canada's energy regulator.

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BRIEF-Parsley Energy announces $600 mln private offering of senior unsecured notes due 2027

* Parsley Energy, LLC announces $600 million private offering of senior unsecured notes due 2027

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BRIEF-TransCanada announces termination of Energy East pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects

* TransCanada announces termination of Energy East pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects

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Strong consensus in parliament to act on energy price caps-minister

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - There is a strong consensus within the British parliament that the energy market needs to be restructured and lawmakers will act to give the regulator the necessary power to impose price caps if needed, business minister Greg Clark said.

cnn.com

New video shows concertgoers fleeing scene

New video from the scene of the Las Vegas mass shooting shows people running for their lives as gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd. The massacre left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 injured.

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All living ex-presidents to be at hurricane relief concert

All five living former US presidents will participate in a benefit concert to raise money for hurricane relief efforts in Texas later this month, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced today.

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Energy secretary took charter flight day before Price resigned

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry took a chartered jet to Ohio last week, according to an airport management company, the day before fellow Cabinet member Tom Price resigned over his use of private charter flights for government business.

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NuStar Energy reopens St. Eustatius oil terminal after 30-day closure

HOUSTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - U.S. firm NuStar Energy this week began reopening its 13-million-barrel Statia oil terminal on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius, a month after it was closed ahead of Hurricane Irma, a company official told Reuters.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

David Geffen Criticizes ‘Shameful’ Lack of Support for Concert Hall

Mr. Geffen lamented the downsizing of the $500 million David Geffen Hall project at Lincoln Center. “New York should have the best of everything,” he said.

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Brown energy? Dung to power Finnish horse show

OSLO (Reuters) - Horse manure will generate electricity for an international horse show in Finland this month in a new form of alternative energy, Finnish utility Fortum said on Wednesday.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as resource gains were offset by energy, tech losses

TORONTO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Wednesday, as gains in materials were offset by a slide in energy and tech stocks.

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UPDATE 2-British PM May orders energy price cap, sending shares tumbling

* Cap to be kept under review (Updates throughout with company share prices, company comment, reaction)

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BRIEF-ERIN ENERGY PROVIDES OPERATIONAL UPDATE

* ERIN ENERGY CORP - ANNOUNCED THAT FUNDING COMMITMENT HAS BEEN OBTAINED TO DRILL OUR HIGH-IMPACT MIOCENE EXPLORATION WELL

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Britain to impose price caps on domestic energy prices -PM May

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 4 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would impose a price cap on the domestic energy market.

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EU takes Ireland to court for not claiming Apple tax windfall

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Wednesday it was taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for its failure to recover up to 13 billion euros ($15.3 billion) of tax due from Apple Inc , a move labeled as "regrettable" by Dublin.

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UPDATE 1-EU takes Ireland to court for not claiming Apple tax windfall

BRUSSELS, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Wednesday it was taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for its failure to recover up to 13 billion euros ($15.3 billion) of tax due from Apple Inc, a move labelled as "regrettable" by Dublin.

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Brazil agency defers Bayer-Monsanto decision, cites anti-trust concerns

SAO PAULO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - A unit of Brazil's competition regulator Cade has postponed a decision on whether to approve the $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co. by German life sciences firm Bayer SA, a document released on the agency's website shows.

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METALS-Nickel, zinc lead metals up amid China supply concerns

SYDNEY, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Nickel and zinc led most base metals higher on Wednesday, building on overnight gains amid mounting supply concerns in China.

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AES hands over Kazakh power plants as concession expires

ASTANA, Oct 4 (Reuters) - AES Corp has handed over to Kazakhstan two hydroelectric power plants located in the Central Asian nation after a concession deal under which it operated them expired, Kazakhstan's Energy Ministry said on Wednesday.

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How solar energy saved a Puerto Rican farm from Hurricane Maria

BARRANQUITAS, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - While his competitors wait for diesel to restart generators knocked out by Hurricane Maria, flower grower Hector Santiago is already back in business because of solar panels powering his 40-acre (16.2-hectare) nursery in central Puerto Rico.

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BRIEF-Energy Transfer Equity announces pricing of 4.25% senior notes

* Energy Transfer Equity announces pricing of 4.25% senior notes due 2023

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Motive for Las Vegas concert massacre baffles investigators

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Law enforcement officials puzzled on Tuesday over what motivated a retiree with no criminal record to assemble an arsenal in a high-rise Las Vegas hotel and rain gunfire onto a outdoor concert, killing at least 59 people.

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

In Las Vegas, Concert Security Met a New Threat: Aerial Assault

After Sunday’s mass shootings, security professionals are stymied by the rise of attacks that target patrons from outside security lines.

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UPDATE 2-Algeria to amend energy law by year-end to lure overseas cash - source

ALGIERS, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Algeria plans to amend its energy law before the end of the year as the OPEC producer tries to attract more foreign investors, a senior source at state energy firm Sonatrach told Reuters.

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Asian shares shrug off energy blues, dollar firms

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Tuesday, taking heart from record closes on Wall Street and upbeat economic data that lifted U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar, even as weaker oil prices took their toll on energy stocks.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares shrug off energy blues, dollar firms

* Dollar firms as upbeat data reinforces rate hike expectations

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WRAPUP 6-Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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Asian shares shrug off energy blues after Wall Street records

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Tuesday, tracking record closes on Wall Street and upbeat economic data that lifted U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar, although weaker oil prices took their toll on some market segments.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares shrug off energy blues after Wall Street records

* Dollar firms as upbeat data reinforces rate hike expectations

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WRAPUP 5-Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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BRIEF-Tortoise Energy provides unaudited balance sheet information

* Tortoise Energy Independence Fund Inc provides unaudited balance sheet information and asset coverage ratio update as of Sept. 30, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Newton Energy names Gino Demichele as President and CEO

* Newton Energy Corporation announces closing of first tranche of its private placement, termination of letter of intent, appointment of chief executive officer and debt settlement agreement

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Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A retiree armed with multiple assault rifles strafed an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas from a high-rise hotel window on Sunday, slaughtering at least 59 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history before killing himself.

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REFILE-WRAPUP 4-Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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WRAPUP 4-Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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WRAPUP 3-Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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WRAPUP 2-Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A 64-year-old man holed up in a 32nd-floor hotel room with multiple machine guns rained down gunfire on a Las Vegas country music festival on Sunday, slaughtering at least 58 people in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history before killing himself.

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BRIEF-Construction underway on New FirstEnergy transmission line in Western Pennsylvania

* Says co, units ‍are rebuilding and modernizing electric transmission line to enhance service reliability for west penn power and penn power customers