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Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, Hong Kong Protest Leaders, Freed on Bail

Mr. Wong and Mr. Law, key figures in the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, seek to appeal the sentences that led allies to call them political prisoners.

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Facebook tests splitting its News Feed into two

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising.

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Thousands of Bogota taxi drivers protest Uber, Cabify and higher costs

BOGOTA, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Thousands of taxi drivers in Colombia's capital Bogota began an indefinite strike on Monday to protest private transport services like Uber, snarling traffic for much of the day as drivers blocked roads and clashed with police.

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Google's latest iPhone rival off to a rocky start

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The launch of Alphabet Inc's second-generation Google Pixel smartphones has been hampered by display screen problems and pricing and shipping issues, prompting the company to open an investigation and issue multiple apologies to customers.

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UPDATE 1-FDA warns Meridian of violations for lead-testing devices

Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it issued a warning letter to Meridian Bioscience Inc's unit for several federal law violations after inspecting its facility that makes lead-testing devices.

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FDA warns Meridian of violations for lead-testing devices

Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it issued a warning letter to Meridian Bioscience Inc's unit for several federal law violations after inspecting its facility that makes lead-testing devices.

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Israel's water worries return after four years of drought

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - It was a source of national pride - technology and discipline besting a crippling lack of water.

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Exclusive: EU dismisses smoke regulation, looks into tougher fire safety tests

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - There is no need for Europe-wide rules on toxic smoke from building materials, according to a report expected to be signed off by the EU executive over the coming weeks, disappointing campaigners who say regulation is urgently needed following London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire.

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BRIEF-inTEST Corp CEO Robert Matthiessen to retire as President & CEO at end of 2017

* inTEST Corporation executive chairman, president & CEO Robert Matthiessen to retire as president & CEO at end of 2017

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

The Stone: Is There a ‘Rational’ Punishment for My Rapist?

I would like the man who raped and abused me to be put to death or imprisoned for life. That is not irrational.

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Many well-placed people are beginning to wonder whether there is a way out

Washington elites have long regarded war with North Korea as all but unthinkable. Yet, obscured by the wild twists and daily cacophony of the Trump presidency, the conventional wisdom is changing.

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Protesters in Malta Denounce Failure to Protect Killed Journalist

Thousands of demonstrators sent a message of support for free speech and disgust with Malta’s political elite after the car-bomb killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia.

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Opinion: Carter and Trump have more in common than you think

Jimmy Carter and Donald Trump make an unlikely pair. For Trump and his conservative base, Carter's presidency was defined by American decline. During the 2016 election, Carter said that Trump's campaign had "tapped a waiting reservoir... of racism."

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Protesters call for justice after Maltese journalist's killing

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Thousands of Maltese called for justice on Sunday in a protest held by a group of non-governmental organizations after a journalist was killed last Monday.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Emaar IPO plan hits Dubai, Saudi fails test of resistance

DUBAI, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Dubai's leading real estate developer, Emaar Properties, pulled the emirate's stock index lower on Sunday while Saudi Arabia's index again retreated from major technical resistance.

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Kurds protest the US amid Kirkuk dispute

A group of Kurds staged a demonstration outside the United States' mission in Erbil, Iraq protesting the central Iraqi government takeover of the Kirkuk province. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

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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.

Demonstrations, Protests and Riots nytimes.com

Gray Matter: How Protest Works

To have lasting impact, a social movement requires action on multiple fronts.

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A picture and its story: A neo-Nazi in the midst of a protest

(Reuters) - On the morning of October 17, two days before Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesman for the so-called alt-right, was to speak at the University of Florida, my wife asked if I had heard anything about it.

Kaepernick, Colin nytimes.com

High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they stand and participate.

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Trump says thinks Republicans have the votes to pass tax reform: Fox Business interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he thinks Republicans have the votes needed to pass a big tax cut package.

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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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Fed's Mester calls for balance on bank regulation rethink

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester on Friday laid out a set of guiding principles by which to approach changes to U.S. banking regulations, emphasizing the need to tailor rules to risk, to boost cooperation across borders, and to aim for simplicity but not over-simplification.

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Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in U.S. Grand Prix practice

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Formula One title favorite Lewis Hamilton led the way in first free practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday with a lap half a second faster than his closest rival Sebastian Vettel's best effort.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings nytimes.com

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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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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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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Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in couple of years; no successor picked yet

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was ready to step down in a couple of years time and his successor is likely already in the cabinet but a clear choice has yet to emerge

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UPDATE 1-Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago -NHK

* Transport ministry: Nissan investigation into misconduct ongoing

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Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago: NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - Inappropriate inspection practices at Nissan Motor Co had been going for at least 20 years, Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, in a new revelation that could further roil Japan's second-biggest automaker.

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Protesters to white nationalist speaker at University of Florida: 'Go home Nazis'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Protesters shouted "Go home Nazis" as a white nationalist gave a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida, where hundreds of police set up barricades and separated supporters and demonstrators to guard against violence.

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BRIEF-Mittleman Brothers LLC says intends to send letter dated October 19 to Revlon Inc's board

* Mittleman Brothers LLC says intends to send letter dated October 19 to the Revlon Inc's board - SEC filing

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Celgene to stop testing Crohn's drug, shares drop

(Reuters) - Celgene Corp said it would abandon testing a drug to treat Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease, following a risk-benefit analysis by a data monitoring committee, in a major setback to the drugmaker's pipeline.

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Former Dean Foods chairman gets two years for insider trading scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thomas Davis, a former chairman of dairy processing company Dean Foods Co, was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to passing insider information to sports gambler William "Billy" Walters.

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Protesters denounce white nationalist's speech at Florida university

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Several hundred protesters marched at the University of Florida on Thursday to denounce a speech by a white nationalist, saying his white supremacy message had no place on the campus that was filled with police and barricades to guard against unrest.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian couple held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed.

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Alphabet's CapitalG leads Lyft's latest $1 billion funding

(Reuters) - Lyft Inc has raised $1 billion in fresh financing, the ride-services company said on Thursday, in a round led by one of Alphabet Inc's investment funds, further complicating the convoluted world of ride-hailing alliances and dealing a blow to rival Uber Technologies Inc.

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UPDATE 2-Alphabet's CapitalG leads Lyft's latest $1 bln funding

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Lyft Inc has raised $1 billion in fresh financing, the ride-services company said on Thursday, in a round led by one of Alphabet Inc's investment funds, further complicating the convoluted world of ride-hailing alliances and dealing a blow to rival Uber Technologies Inc.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian hostages held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday that a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed last week.

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Facebook, Twitter lawyers to testify in Congress on Russia meddling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will send their general counsels to testify on Nov. 1 before two Congressional panels investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the companies said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook, Twitter lawyers to testify in Congress on Russia meddling

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will send their general counsels to testify on Nov. 1 before two Congressional panels investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the companies said on Thursday.

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Alphabet leads Lyft's latest $1 billion funding

(Reuters) - Uber rival Lyft said on Thursday Capital G, the growth investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet Inc , led a $1 billion round of financing, boosting the valuation of the ride-hailing service to $11 billion.

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UPDATE 1-Alphabet leads Lyft's latest $1 billion funding

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Uber rival Lyft said on Thursday Capital G, the growth investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet Inc, led a $1 billion round of financing, boosting the valuation of the ride-hailing service to $11 billion.

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Lyft says Alphabet leads latest $1 billion round of funding

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Uber rival Lyft said on Thursday Capital G, the growth investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet Inc, led a $1 billion round of financing, boosting the valuation of the ride-hailing service to $11 billion.

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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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Senator McCain suggests subpoena to make White House cyber aide testify

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain suggested on Thursday that a powerful congressional committee he controls may consider issuing a subpoena in order to make the White House's top cyber security official testify.

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Facebook general counsel to testify before Congress on Nov. 1

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's general counsel will testify on Nov. 1 before a U.S. House of Representatives panel investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the company said on Thursday.

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Facebook general counsel to testify before Congress Nov. 1

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's general counsel will testify on Nov. 1 before a U.S. House of Representatives panel investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the company said on Thursday.

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Soon, there will be just 3 black Fortune 500 CEOs

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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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UPDATE 1-UK Q3 retail sales growth weakest in 4 years as inflation bites

* UK Q3 retail sales +1.5 pct yy, lowest since Q2 2013 * ONS and economists cite drag from higher inflation * Sterling hits one-week low against U.S. dollar * BoE Nov rate rise still seen likely, doubts for 2018 (Adds market and economist reaction) By David Milliken and Alistair Smout LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - British retail sales slowed unexpectedly sharply in September, dragging quarterly growth to its weakest annual rate since 2013 and suggesting consumer demand rem

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The town paying people to move there

The mayor of Italian town Candela has come up with a practical solution to its dwindling population number -- paying people to become residents.

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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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Thirty years ago this week, Wall Street slid into the abyss

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, before heading to work at the New York Stock Exchange, Peter Kenny left his home in lower Manhattan and made a detour to the nearby Our Lady of Victory church to pray to St. Jude, the Roman Catholic patron saint of desperate and lost causes.

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FEATURE-Thirty years ago this week, Wall Street slid into the abyss

NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, before heading to work at the New York Stock Exchange, Peter Kenny left his home in lower Manhattan and made a detour to the nearby Our Lady of Victory church to pray to St. Jude, the Roman Catholic patron saint of desperate and lost causes.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Europe’s Fastest-Growing Economy Could Be Headed for Trouble

Much of the growth in Romania is the product of a consumer bonanza, and economists worry that the good times cannot last given a lack of investment.

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Kenneth Chenault to step down as AmEx CEO after nearly 17 years

(Reuters) - American Express Co said its chairman and chief executive Kenneth Chenault would step down early next year, ending a nearly 17-year tenure at the helm of the No. 1 U.S. card issuer by spending.

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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.

Law and Legislation nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: There’s No Good Decision in the Next Big Data Privacy Case

Congress, not the Supreme Court, should decide the fate of data held abroad.

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IBM shares head for biggest gain in eight years

(Reuters) - Shares in International Business Machines Inc surged 9 percent on Wednesday after it beat expectations on revenue and gave an outlook that hinted one of the world's first big computing names was back on a growth track after six years in retreat.

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Safe sex start-up offers HIV tests in disguise

Sexual health tests in Nigeria can be a harrowing ordeal.

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Mitsubishi Motors eyes 30 percent rise in vehicle sales in three years

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp on Wednesday said it planned to boost revenue and annual car sales by 30 percent in the next three years and crank up R&D investment as the Japanese automaker expands its presence in Asia, the U.S. and China while it draws a line under last year's mileage cheating scandal.

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China's President Xi says will continue years-long war on smog

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will keep up its years-long battle against smog to ensure "blue skies" and promote a "revolution" in clean energy, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday at the opening ceremony of a key Communist Party congress.

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NFL owners gather to discuss anthem protests

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China's Xi to open Communist Party congress, likely signaling plans for next five years

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday opens a critical Communist Party congress expected to cement his authority with a closely watched address signaling how he intends to put that power to use during a second five-year term.

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Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week.

Theater nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Bodies in Pain, Protest and Resistance

Works from the Belarus Free Theater and the Freedom Theater explore the drama of confronting authority.

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Bank of Canada, TMX to test blockchain for securities settlement

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's central bank, Toronto Stock Exchange operator TMX Group Ltd and Payments Canada said on Tuesday they will collaborate to test the use of blockchain technology for automating the securities settlement process.

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Deforestation drops for first time in three years in Brazil's Amazon

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon fell 16 percent in the year to July 2017 compared to the same period a year prior, the first decline in three years, the country's environment minister said on Tuesday.

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NFL meeting kicks off in New York as protesters kneel outside

NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League officials weighed the fervor of players protesting racism against U.S. President Donald Trump's anger as their two-day autumn meeting began on Tuesday with supporters of the players kneeling outside in solidarity.

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U.S. judge blocks latest Trump travel restrictions

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week.

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Catalonia refuses to renounce independence, separatist protesters rally

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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Federal judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban one day before it was set to take effect.

Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) nytimes.com

For Theresa May, the Brexit News Only Gets Worse

Things have gotten so bad that European Union officials are considering offering positive tidbits, if only to help her fend off cabinet hard-liners.

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Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young U.S. adults

(Reuters Health) - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more aggressive form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, have become the fastest-growing reasons for liver transplants in young Americans, according to a recent study.

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GM to test self-driving cars in N.Y. in early 2018: Gov. Cuomo

(Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to test vehicles in fully autonomous mode in New York state in early 2018, according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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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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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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NFL weighs protesting players' passion against Trump rebukes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League officials will weigh the fervor of players who protest racism by kneeling for the national anthem against the anger of U.S. President Donald Trump at their two-day autumn meeting beginning on Tuesday in New York City.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: ‘Riot Days’: A Memoir of Punk Protest and Prison Activism

Maria Alyokhina, a member of Pussy Riot, tells her story in her prison memoir.

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Habitual cheat: Kobe Steel faked product data for more than 10 years - source

TOKYO (Reuters) - When cheating becomes habitual, the consequences could be costly.

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A divided Iraq tests U.S. influence as fight against Islamic State wanes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After years of focusing divided Iraq on a shared fight against the Islamic State group, the United States is now straining to leverage its limited influence to avoid a full-blown conflict between the Iraqi and Kurdish forces it has armed and trained.

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Kobe Steel faked quality data for more than 10 years: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd falsified data on product quality and specifications longer than the 10 years that the company had previously stated, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

Venezuela nytimes.com

Venezuelan Opposition Denounces Latest Vote as Ruling Party Makes Gains

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

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After 93 years, Qantas finally gets the flight it wants

The Australian airline on Monday took delivery of the first of eight 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. It's a jet that Qantas is pinning its future to -- part of a years-long turnaround from record losses.

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U.S. judge questions government on Trump's latest travel ban

GREENBELT, Md. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday questioned attorneys defending the Trump administration about a classified report the government is using to justify its latest ban on citizens of some countries from entering the United States.

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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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U.S. judge questions challengers of Trump's latest travel ban

GREENBELT, Maryland (Reuters) - A U.S. judge lobbed tough questions at attorneys representing refugee groups and immigrant advocates seeking to overturn the Trump administration's latest policy banning citizens of some countries from entering the United States.

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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.

Theater nytimes.com

Stephen Sondheim, Theater’s Greatest Lyricist

Lin-Manuel Miranda speaks to the man who has consistently remade the American musical over his 60-year career — and who is trying to surprise us one more time.

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Family reunites with pet after CA wildfires

Wildfires ravaged northern California in the past week, leaving at least 40 dead, but even in the darkest of times, a glimmer of hope can be found. That's what one Santa Rosa family learned after they found their dog, Izzy, still alive where their house once stood.

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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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Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it would begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020, which will use artificial intelligence (AI) to engage with drivers, as the company competes with tech firms to develop new vehicles.

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Russia condemns North Korea nuclear tests: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow condemns North Korea's nuclear tests and calls on North Korea and the international community to comply with all U.N. resolutions, Russian news agencies quoted the speaker of the Russian parliament's upper house as saying on Monday.

Gates of the Arctic National Park (Alaska) nytimes.com

Trilobites: It’s One of North America’s Quietest Places. Along Came a Bear.

When scientists salvaged recordings from a remote spot in a national park in Alaska, they heard footsteps, sniffs, huffs, a series of crunches, then silence.

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Three biggest U.S. clearing houses pass liquidity stress tests -CFTC

* Concerns growing that clearing houses are "too big to fail"

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Joshua Boyles says he didn't expect the impact of being held for five years to be so severe

Joshua Boyle said the gravity of the situation his family survived is starting to sink in.

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Macron says labor reforms need two years to bear fruit

PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he was a president of all French, dismissing opponents' criticisms that his policies favor the rich, and said it would be two years before the full impact of his labor reforms would show in the job market.

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Ophelia threatens Ireland with worst storm in 50 years

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland dispatched its armed forces to bolster flood defenses on Sunday and warned people against non-essential travel as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia threatened the country with its worst storm in 50 years.

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Transport minister doesn't think Britain will leave EU without a deal

LONDON (Reuters) - British transport minister Chris Grayling said on Sunday he didn't think Britain would leave the European Union without a negotiated deal with the bloc.

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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.

Baltimore Orioles nytimes.com

On Baseball: 21 Years Later, Jeff Maier Gets to Relive His Big Moment

He is now the father of three. And yes, he was keeping tabs on the Yankees on Saturday when another 12-year-old fan got involved in a postseason home run.

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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.

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Kenya police shoot dead two during opposition protest: commissioner

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police shot dead two people and wounded a third when a crowd tried to storm a police station during an opposition protest against a looming presidential vote re-run, a senior official said.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) nytimes.com

Public Health: Not Dead Yet: Obamacare Insurers Are Hanging In There

President Trump’s dual actions to undermine the health law have left insurers angry and anxious. But they are not running for the exits yet.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is a little bit out there

The Trump administration can be a really, really strange operation.

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Police test flying motorbike

Dubai Police, who already have Lamborghini patrol cars, self-driving robots and android officers, have decided to take to the skies in what can only be described as a flying motorbike.

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First spending boost in years set to pad tech stock earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The first global increase in corporate spending since 2012 will likely boost the earnings of technology companies outside of the so-called FAANG group of Facebook Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Netflix Inc and Google , adding momentum to a 25 percent rally in the sector for the year to date.

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Luxury jet buyers think resale value in tough market

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Members of the elite private jet set are customizing their planes with full-sized showers, beds and windows - but when it comes to decorating, an increasing number are steering clear of gold panels and gaudy features, opting instead for the airborne equivalent of beige.

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How Trump can become one of America's greatest presidents

President Donald Trump argued this week that he wants America's nuclear stockpile in "tiptop shape," while denying a report that he planned to increase the US arsenal tenfold. 

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Kenya police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in three cities

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police used teargas on Friday to disperse protesters in the country's three main cities, Reuters witnesses said, as a standoff between the government and opposition leaders over a planned repeat presidential election continued.

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EU to ban business ties with Pyongyang over nuclear tests

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is set to agree on Monday to ban business ties with North Korea, part of a new package of sanctions to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.

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Watch police test a flying motorbike

Dubai Police, already home to Lamborghini patrol cars, self-driving robots and android officers, has decided to take to the skies in what can only be described as a flying motorbike.

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UPDATE 1-Malaysia Airlines CEO eyes A330neo tests as order decision nears

LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines is watching the testing of the Airbus A330neo due to enter service next year as it evaluates an order for around 30 long-haul aircraft, CEO Peter Bellew said on Friday.

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Dollar stays low as stocks cheer latest record streak

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Friday on expectations of broad-based global growth, while the dollar headed for its worst week in five as investors awaited U.S. inflation data.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar stays low as stocks cheer latest record streak

* European shares near 4-mth highs, Asia hits latest decade high

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Crime: The Latest in Crime Novels: Bad Mothers, Bad Memories and Bad Sex Toys

Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column shows what happens when a daughter turns in her murderer mother, a town confronts a killing and cold cases unfreeze.

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Closely fought election to test Kyrgyzstan's fragile stability

BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyzstan votes in a presidential election on Sunday that is being closely fought between a protege of the outgoing president and an opposition leader, testing stability in a country where two previous leaders were ousted in violent riots.

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China's most-wanted fugitive jailed for eight years for graft

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Friday jailed the country's number one most wanted fugitive for eight years for graft and taking bribes, state media said.

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Death toll from worst Vietnam floods in years rises to 54

HANOI (Reuters) - At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, the disaster prevention agency said on Friday.

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Latest North Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site-experts

SEOUL (Reuters) - A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea's nuclear test base likely mean the country's sixth and largest blast has destabilized the region, and the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons, experts say.

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Fidelity tests virtual reality for customer service training

NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments is testing virtual reality technology to train customer service representatives in its call centers across the United States.

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They adopted her thinking she was abandoned. Then they learned the truth.

The 7-year-old girl, dressed in bright pink and holding one of her favorite stuffed animals, sees her mother for the first time in nearly a year. A brilliant smile spreads across Namata's face, punctuating her excitement.

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Small quake rattles North Korea nuclear testing grounds, not manmade: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - A small earthquake rattled the area near North Korea's nuclear testing field but it did not appear to be manmade, South Korea's weather agency said on Friday, the latest to be observed after the North conducted its sixth and biggest nuclear test in early September.

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Equifax says systems not compromised in latest cyber scare

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday that one of its third-party vendors had been running malicious code on one its web pages, but that the credit reporting agency was not the subject of another cyber attack and its systems were not compromised.

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UPDATE 3-Equifax says systems not compromised in latest cyber scare

NEW YORK, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday that one of its third-party vendors had been running malicious code on one its web pages, but that the credit reporting agency was not the subject of another cyber attack and its systems were not compromised.

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Allergan settles with one of four companies contesting Restasis patent

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Allergan Plc said on Thursday it reached a settlement with InnoPharma Inc, one of the four generic drugmakers challenging the patents for its dry eye medication Restasis in federal court.

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U.S. white nationalists sued over Virginia protest violence

(Reuters) - Eleven people have sued white nationalists whose rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly this summer, saying they suffered emotional and physical trauma from protesters' threats and violence.

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'I don't think I'm being fired today,' Kelly says

White House chief of staff John Kelly, making a rare appearance before reporters Thursday, rejected reports that he would soon be departing the White House.

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N.F.L. Players May Have an Ally in Their Protests: Labor Law

In a debate over how far workers can go in banding together without retribution by their employers, many experts say showing solidarity is a legal right.

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Two sides to the story behind protest photo

On its surface, the photo looks strange: Portland police officers getting ready to cart off protesters whose heads are covered in hoods and earmuffs

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Family held hostage by Taliban rescued after 5 years

An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed from captivity by Pakistani security forces, nearly five years after being taken hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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Militants Free American Woman and Family Held for 5 Years in Afghanistan

An American woman, her Canadian husband and three children were held for five years in Afghanistan by a Taliban faction, the Haqqani network.

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Hollywood joked about Weinstein for years

Hollywood has long joked about Harvey Weinstein, and now the jokes are ringing uncomfortably true.

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Italian government wins latest confidence vote on electoral law

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government on Thursday won the last of three confidence votes it had called on a contested electoral law that is likely to penalize the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in next year's election.

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Earthlings test warning system as asteroid flies by

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - An asteroid the size of a school bus flew remarkably near Earth on Thursday, providing scientists with an opportunity to test the warning systems that would kick in if a space collision was coming.

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Democrats rising? Early statehouse wins test new faces

(Reuters) - Democrats desperate to rebuild after losing the White House last year have scored a string of election victories for statehouse seats, testing a new generation of candidates and activists eager to resist President Donald Trump's conservative agenda.

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Greenpeace activists protest at EDF nuclear power site

PARIS (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists staged a brief protest on Thursday at the Cattenom nuclear power site run by France's EDF to highlight what it said were security and health risks.

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Greenpeace activists stage protest at EDF nuclear power site

PARIS (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists have staged a protest at the Cattenom nuclear power site run by France's EDF to protest against security and health risks posed by nuclear power.

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Panel over NFL protests gets heated

Political commentator Ben Ferguson and CNN's Don Lemon discuss NFL players protesting during the National Anthem and if these demonstrations are disrespectful to the US flag.

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China's COMAC says C919's third test flight delayed due to bad weather

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Plans to send China's home-built C919 passenger jet on its third test flight have been delayed due to bad weather, a Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) official told Reuters on Thursday.

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Colombia peace deal cannot be modified for 12 years, court rules

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's next three governments must comply with a 2016 peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebel group, the Constitutional Court said in a ruling late on Wednesday, shielding the accord from potential changes should the opposition win next year's elections.

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Wildfires kill couple married for 75 years

Nothing could separate Charles and Sara Rippey. Not war. Not even a deadly California wildfire that engulfed their house.

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Russia protests to U.S. 'shameful' theft of consulate flags

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia protested to the United States on Wednesday after it said Russian flags were stolen from its consulate in San Francisco, a charge that Washington immediately disputed.

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New York lawyer gets two years in prison for tax evasion scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York lawyer charged with failing to report more than $3 million of income from tax shelter and other transactions he handled at the law firm Herrick Feinstein, where he led the tax practice, was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday.

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Russia protests to U.S. over 'shameful' theft of consulate flags

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia protested to the United States on Wednesday after it said Russian flags were stolen from its consulate in San Francisco.

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Two years of Trump panning the Iran deal

President Trump has never been a fan of the Iran nuclear deal, but his rhetoric has changed slightly since he took office.

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Motor racing: Kubica completes first test with Williams

LONDON (Reuters) - Polish driver Robert Kubica completed a one-day test with Williams at Silverstone on Wednesday as he pushes for a Formula One comeback after a seven-year absence.

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Protesters sentenced to jail in French 'Kung Fu cop' trial

PARIS (Reuters) - Youths who torched a police car and attacked the car driver with an iron bar as he fled the flames were sentenced to up to seven years in jail by a French court on Wednesday.

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Cary Elwes celebrates 30 Years of 'The Princess Bride'

Hollywood take note: Cary Elwes doesn't want you putting "The Princess Bride" on your reboot/remake list.

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UPDATE 1-California unveils revised rules on self-driving testing

WASHINGTON Oct 11 (Reuters) - California regulators on Wednesday unveiled revised rules on the testing of self-driving cars after automakers and technology companies raised concerns.

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From thin air to stone: greenhouse gas test starts in Iceland

OSLO (Reuters) - A Swiss company will start to extract carbon dioxide from thin air in Iceland on Thursday, seeking to transform the gas into rock far below ground in a first test of a costly technology meant to slow climate change.

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California unveils revised rules on self-driving testing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California regulators on Wednesday unveiled revised rules on self-driving car testing after automakers and technology companies raised concerns.

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In Hong Kong, It’s the Fans Who Protest During the National Anthem

Despite fines from soccer’s governing body and a new law requiring respect for China’s anthem, fans in the semiautonomous city of Hong Kong keep booing.

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Italy's 5-Star protests as parliament votes on electoral law

ROME (Reuters) - Several hundred supporters of Italy's 5-Star Movement chanted slogans and waved flags in front of parliament on Wednesday to protest an electoral law that is likely to penalize the maverick party ahead of next year's national election.

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Trump got you down? There's 'Hope'

For Americans feeling anxiety over the state of the nation, a new chat bot is here to help.

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Female code breakers: The hidden figures of the greatest generation

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Theresa Maybe? PM refuses to say how she'd vote in another Brexit referendum

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May refused to say whether she would vote for Brexit if there was another referendum, repeatedly avoiding giving an answer on an issue that will define Britain's fate for generations to come.

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Kenya court says minor candidate can contest presidential re-run

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's High Court ruled on Wednesday an also-ran candidate in August's presidential elections can contest this month's re-run, increasing chances of that poll going ahead a day after the main opposition leader pulled out.

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Bolivians protest Morales' new bid to extend term limits

LA PAZ (Reuters) - Thousands of Bolivians marched through streets across the Andean country on Tuesday to protest a new bid by leftist President Evo Morales to clear the way for him to run for a fourth term in 2019.

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For first time in 32 years, US out of World Cup

For the first time since 1986, the US Men's National Team will be watching the World Cup from home.

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BRIEF-Alibaba Group says to invest over $15 bln in R&D over next 3 years

* Alibaba group holding - ‍announced launch of global research program, alibaba damo academy, designed to increase technological collaboration worldwide​

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Trump's ex-adviser Carter Page will not testify in Russia probe: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday he would not cooperate with any request to appear before the panel in its investigation of possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, Politico reported.

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In New Test for Obamacare, Iowa Seeks to Abandon Marketplace

Its plan would give premium subsidies to well-off people but increase out-of-pocket costs for many with modest incomes. Other states could potentially follow.

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Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

GENEVA (Reuters) - The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Asia, a major study said on Wednesday.

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Tests showing low egg reserves not linked to infertility

(Reuters Health) - Lab tests showing that women have low reserves of eggs in their ovaries may not necessarily mean they will struggle to get pregnant, a U.S. study suggests.

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Talking About the N.F.L. Protests With Kids

Americans may express their opinions without fear of punishment from the government – but free speech isn’t always extended to school-age kids.

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NFL owners to mull anthem rules as Trump ups protest criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NFL team owners will consider requiring players to stand for the U.S. national anthem after President Donald Trump on Tuesday stepped up his criticism of silent player protests against racial injustice by targeting the league on taxes.

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UPDATE 4-NFL owners to mull anthem rules as Trump ups protest criticism

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - NFL team owners will consider requiring players to stand for the U.S. national anthem after President Donald Trump on Tuesday stepped up his criticism of silent player protests against racial injustice by targeting the league on taxes.

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Affleck and Clooney among latest stars to condemn Weinstein

More Hollywood artists are speaking out against Harvey Weinstein in the wake of a New York Times investigative report alleging the producer of sexual harassment over a period of three decades.

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Brazil prosecutors charge Batista brothers with insider trading

SAO PAULO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors on Tuesday charged brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista, the controlling shareholders of JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, with insider trading and market manipulation.

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20 years later, Tamagotchis are back

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Trump plays tax card in fight over NFL anthem protests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the National Football League should not be given tax breaks, stepping up his criticism of the world's top-grossing sports league over silent player protests during the national anthem.

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UPDATE 2-Trump plays tax card in fight over NFL anthem protests

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the National Football League should not be given tax breaks, stepping up his criticism of the world's top-grossing sports league over silent player protests during the national anthem.

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BRIEF-Dell Technologies ‍to invest $1 bln in Iot R&D over next 3 years​

* Dell Technologies says ‍to invest $1 billion in IOT research and development over next three years​

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BRIEF-STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS ‍REAFFIRMS TARGET OF $500 MLN IN ANNUALIZED REVENUE WITHIN 2 YEARS

* STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN BRENDAN FLOOD UPDATED M&A PLANS AT 2017 EXECUTIVE FORUM EUROPE

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Disney star defends remarrying two years after husband died

A former Disney Channel star has struck back at online commenters who are questioning her new marriage less than two years after her first husband died.

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UK lawmakers join protest tea party to support medicinal marijuana

LONDON (Reuters) - Several British lawmakers lent their support to a cannabis tea party on the lawns outside parliament on Tuesday, protesting against legislation that criminalizes use of the drug for medical purposes.

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Erbil Journal: After 6,000 Years of Human Habitation, One Family and Lots of Mice

The Erbil citadel, in the capital of Iraq’s Kurdish region, is one of the oldest continuously occupied human settlements on earth.

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Trump calls for tax law changes for NFL over protests: Twitter post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for changes to U.S. tax law affecting the National Football League, fueling a feud with the league and its players over protests that he says disrespect the nation.

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of Thinking Well

How do you persuade people? It’s not always by presenting the facts.

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'Blade Runner,' 'Westworld' test our empathy

The following contains major spoilers about "Blade Runner 2049."

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ESPN suspends Jemele Hill after tweet on NFL protests

(Reuters) - Cable sports network ESPN on Monday suspended broadcaster Jemele Hill for violating its social media guidelines for a second time in the past month after she tweeted on NFL player protests.

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ESPN suspends Jemele Hill after tweets about NFL player protests

(Reuters) - Cable sports network ESPN on Monday suspended broadcaster Jemele Hill for two weeks for violating its social media guidelines after she tweeted about ongoing NFL player protests.

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US Army chief: There are 'no risk-free options' on North Korea

US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley made clear Monday what a bind the US is in when it comes to solving the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, stating there are "no risk-free options" but said there is also not an "indefinite amount of time" to solve the crisis.

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New Volkswagen Brazil head sees market growing 40 pct in 4 years

SAO PAULO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Brazilian auto market should grow 40 percent in the next four years as Latin America's largest economy emerges from its deepest recession in a century, the new head of Volkswagen AG in Brazil said on Monday.

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Only one athlete positive in Vancouver Games re-tests: IOC

BERLIN (Reuters) - Re-testing of more than a thousand samples from the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics uncovered only one athlete to have taken banned substances, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.

Lice nytimes.com

The Checkup: The Latest on Lice

The pediatric role in recent years has largely been to reassure, to beg for calm, and to try to get kids back to school as quickly as possible.

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NATO launches Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia

CRAIOVA, Romania (Reuters) - NATO launched a new multinational force in Romania on Monday to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin's 2014 seizure of Crimea.

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Bolivia's Morales leads 'Che' homage 50 years after execution

VALLEGRANDE, Bolivia (Reuters) - Thousands gathered on Monday in a small town in southern Bolivia, where the leader of the Cuban revolution Ernesto "Che" Guevara was executed by CIA-backed Bolivian soldiers 50 years earlier.

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Theresa May's weakness is making Brexit even more impossible

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Olympics: Only one athlete positive in Vancouver Games re-tests - IOC

BERLIN (Reuters) - Re-testing of more than a thousand samples from the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics uncovered only one athlete to have taken banned substances, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.

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French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

LYON, France (Reuters) - Farmers trucked hundreds of sheep into a central square in the French city of Lyon on Monday in protest against the government's protection of wolves, which they blame for livestock deaths and heavy financial losses.

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New Wall Street candidates emerge to test Trump-era appeal

(Reuters) - With a businessman turned politician now in the Oval Office, a small but growing number of bankers and Wall Street financiers across the United States have set their sights on politics.

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Srebrenica's Muslim defender cleared of crimes, Serbs protest

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Naser Oric, the Bosnian Muslim commander who led the defense of Srebrenica during the 1992-95 war, was cleared of war crimes against Serbs on Monday, a ruling that is set to exacerbate ethnic divisions two decades after the conflict.

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NATO to launch Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - NATO launches a new multinational force in Romania on Monday in its latest step to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin's 2014 seizure of Crimea.

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Protests but no talks as Catalonia crisis goes down to wire

* Spain PM Rajoy does not rule out suspending Catalan autonomy

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Still missing Cassini? Here's what else is out there

The Cassini mission to Saturn may be over, but other spacecraft are out there exploring our solar system -- specifically Mars, Jupiter and even Pluto and distant objects on the edge of the solar system

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Execution Still Haunts Village, 50 Years After Che Guevara’s Death

Residents of a tiny Bolivian hamlet vividly recall the day the guerrilla leader was shot at their school. “For us, this was a time of suffering,” says a woman who brought him soup.