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Box Office: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' Nabs No. 1, 'Logan Lucky' Misfires

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Without a superhero movie or new studio sequel in play, this weekend provided an opening for two smaller films to shine. But as the weekend draws to a close, one is beaming brighter than the other.

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Pilot killed as helicopter crashes while fighting Portugal blaze

LISBON (Reuters) - A light helicopter that was taking part in firefighting efforts in northern Portugal crashed and exploded on Sunday, killing its pilot and further raising the death toll from the country's deadliest summer of wildfires, officials said.

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Australian men charged with terrorism over mosque fires

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Melbourne last year, inspired by Islamic State and intending to divide the Muslim community.

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Nervous Japanese hold drill in case North Korea fires missiles over them

KOTOURA, Japan (Reuters) - Residents of a town on the Japanese coast held evacuation drills on Saturday to prepare for any launch of North Korean missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, that would fly over their homes.

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Golf: Under-pressure Ogilvy fires up late to make Greensboro cut

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, his Tour card for next year on the line, responded by producing a strong finish to the second round at the Wyndham Championship on Friday.

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Trump fires controversial chief strategist Bannon

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful and controversial figure known for far-right political views.

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Trump fires adviser Bannon

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump fired chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday, the White House announced, ending the turbulent tenure of a rabble-rousing conservative media entrepreneur and political activist who was a darling of Trump's base.

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'Hitman's Bodyguard' mostly fires blanks

"The Hitman's Bodyguard" unleashes a double-barreled shot of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson and still winds up mostly firing blanks. A bloody buddy movie, the action-comedy puts its stars' appeal to the test, as they bicker and blast their way through Europe in roughly that order.

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Common chemicals in cosmetics, soaps tied to poor semen quality

(Reuters Health) - Men who have been exposed to common chemicals known as parabens have lower testosterone levels and more sperm that are abnormally shaped and slow moving, according to a study that suggests these ingredients may contribute to infertility.

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Wildfire-plagued Portugal declares public calamity as braces for more

LISBON (Reuters) - Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the government put emergency services on alert for further outbreaks.

Trees and Shrubs nytimes.com

Oak Tree Falls in Portugal During Ceremony, Killing 13

At least six of the 49 people who were wounded were seriously hurt when the tree topped near the city of Funchal, where a religious celebration was being held.

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Portugal asks for help from Europe to fight fires

LISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread with more hot weather in the coming days.

Portugal nytimes.com

Portugal Forest Fires Worsen, Fed by Poor Choices and Inaction

Hotter, drier summers, combined with political inaction and a history of poor land management, have rendered Portugal increasingly vulnerable to deadly fires.

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WRAPUP 1-China should be neutral if N.Korea fires first on U.S. - Global Times

* Global Times: China should be neutral if N.Korea attacks U.S.

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Disabled Egyptians make prosthetic limbs for poor

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian development organization that manufactures products for the disabled has opened a workshop in Cairo to make prosthetic limbs for the poor, staffed by workers with disabilities who could otherwise struggle to earn a wage.

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Poor Medicare patients may spend more on hospital stays

Out-of-pocket spending for hospital care by people with Medicare may be higher for those with lower incomes, because they’re more likely than wealthier Medicare beneficiaries to be kept in the hospital without being officially admitted, a new study suggests.

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UPDATE 1-Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Aug 7 (Reuters) - Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry.

Discrimination nytimes.com

Google Fires Engineer Who Wrote Memo Questioning Women in Tech

The employee, who confirmed his firing, argued in the memo that the gender gap among high-tech employees was due in part to biological differences.

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Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences.

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Canadian loses 2 homes to wildfires

Hundreds of people lose homes each year to wildfires, but one Canadian man lost two in one year to wildfires that burned almost 900 miles from each other.

War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity nytimes.com

War-Crimes Prosecutor, Frustrated at U.N. Inaction, Quits Panel on Syria

The panel said the resignation of Carla del Ponte, who said she hoped her departure would nudge the world body to act, would not stop its work of compiling evidence of atrocities in the conflict.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Let Forest Fires Burn? What the Black-Backed Woodpecker Knows

A scientific debate is intensifying over whether too much money and too many lives are lost fighting forest fires.

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Zach Johnson, Pieters share lead at Firestone

(Reuters) - Late birdies from Thomas Pieters and Zach Johnson gave the duo a share of the lead after the third round of the World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday.

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Venezuela pro-government assembly fires dissident prosecutor

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's new pro-government constituent assembly on Saturday removed dissident state prosecutor Luisa Ortega from her job, in what critics called a blatant affront to democracy.

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Fires extinguished after CSX train derailment in Pennsylvania

(Reuters) - Firefighters on Friday extinguished a string of sulfur fires that broke out in a small Pennsylvania town after dozens of CSX Corp rail cars careened off the tracks, the company said, but residents remained under evacuation orders.

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UPDATE 1-Fires extinguished after CSX train derailment in Pennsylvania

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Firefighters on Friday extinguished a string of sulfur fires that broke out in a small Pennsylvania town after dozens of CSX Corp rail cars careened off the tracks, the company said, but residents remained under evacuation orders.

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British Columbia extends emergency status again as wildfires rage

Aug 4 (Reuters) - The Canadian province of British Columbia on Friday extended a state of emergency by two weeks for a second time as it battled 122 fires that have forced as many as 45,000 people to flee their homes.

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Fires still burning after CSX train derailment in Pennsylvania

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Firefighters were still battling small fires on Friday in a Pennsylvania town where dozens of CSX Corp rail cars careened off the tracks and ignited Wednesday, as authorities prolonged evacuation orders for hundreds of residents.

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Wie fires course record 64 to lead Women's British Open

(Reuters) - Michelle Wie took advantage of mild early conditions to storm into the lead at the Women's British Open with a course record eight-under-par 64 at Kingsbarns Golf Links on Thursday.

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BRIEF-FDA approves first treatment for certain types of poor-prognosis acute myeloid leukemia

* FDA approves first treatment for certain types of poor-prognosis acute myeloid leukemia

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Trump Blames Congress for Poor U.S. Relations With Russia

A day after signing new sanctions into law, the president says Washington’s relationship with Moscow is “at an all-time & very dangerous low.”

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Mexico, U.S. to help fight British Columbia wildfires

(Reuters) - Firefighters from Mexico and the United States were due to arrive in British Columbia this week to help fight 138 wildfires in the Western Canadian province, the provincial government said on Tuesday, as more hot and dry weather was forecast.

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Paris Olympics aims to regenerate poor, northeastern suburbs

BOBIGNY, France (Reuters) - One of the most deprived suburbs in Paris is expected to be a big winner now the French capital is in line to host the 2024 Olympics with thousands of homes and a new swimming center to be built in Seine-Saint-Denis for the games.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-GIS drags Qatar down after poor Q2, Ma'aden helps Saudi

DUBAI, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Shares of Qatar's oil drilling service provider slumped early on Tuesday after it barely broke even in the second quarter while Saudi's only listed mining firm helped drive gains in that market, having doubled quarterly net profit.

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BRIEF-Air Lease Corp announces lease placement of Airbus TAP Portugal

* Air Lease Corporation announces lease placement of four new airbus a330-900neo and one new a320-200neo aircraft with TAP Portugal

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Poor Q2 results dampen Saudi, bluechips buoy Dubai

DUBAI, July 31 (Reuters) - Poor second quarter corporate earnings were a drag on Riyadh's index in early trade on Monday in a generally weaker Gulf market, though Dubai bucked that trend as bluechips rose.

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Exclusive: McIlroy fires long-time caddie Fitzgerald - source

CARY, North Carolina (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has sacked his long-time caddie J.P. Fitzgerald, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, ending a partnership that took the Northern Irishman to four major titles and the top of the world rankings.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

News Analysis: Putin’s Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly

If the sanctions passed by Congress last week sent any message to Moscow, it was that Mr. Trump’s hands are tied in dealing with Moscow, probably for years to come.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Poor Q2 earnings dent Saudi Arabia in weak region

DUBAI, July 30 (Reuters) - Disappointing second-quarter results from large cap Saudi Arabian companies were the main drag on the local index on Sunday, while neighbouring bourses were mostly weak.

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'Missile' fires back after relay criticism

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A war of words has broken out between two of Australia's fastest swimmers with dual world 100 meters freestyle champion James Magnussen standing by criticism of the team's relay tactics at the Budapest world championships.

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North Korea fires missile into sea off east coast in unusual night test

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Friday in an unusual late-night test launch from its northern Jangang province that landed in the sea off its east coast, possibly in Japan's exclusive economic zone, South Korea and Japan said.

Customer Relations nytimes.com

Common Sense: The Boycott That Wasn’t: How United Weathered a Media Firestorm

Three months after an infamous video, United Airlines’ earnings were surprisingly robust, perhaps proof that people ultimately shop for convenience and price.

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US Navy fires warning at Iranian boat

The US Navy released a video showing the moments before a US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat that came within 150 yards of the USS Thunderbolt in the northern end of the Persian Gulf.

Wildfires nytimes.com

Wildfires Force Thousands to Evacuate in Southern France

At least 10,000 people were forced to flee after a fire started near the town of Bormes-les-Mimosas, as summer blazes raged across the region.

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France wildfires force evacuations

Parts of the French Riviera were evacuated late Tuesday and into Wednesday as forest fires burned swathes of land and threatened thousands of people, according to a statement from the Var police.

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Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

MARSEILLE (Reuters) - Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France's tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight.

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U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots when an Iranian vessel in the Gulf came within 150 yards (137 meters) on Tuesday in the first such incident since President Donald Trump took office in January, a U.S. official told Reuters.

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U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 150 yards (137 meters), a U.S. official told Reuters.

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Wildfires lay waste to hillsides along French Riviera

NICE/MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Firefighters battled wind-whipped infernos along the French Riviera coast on Tuesday as the flames torched vegetation on hills overlooking glitzy Mediterranean resorts thronged by summer holidaymakers.

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Rich or poor? Your face might give it away

Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, the English artist David Hockney painted a series of "double portraits," two subjects depicted side by side -- of the fashion designer Ossie Clark with the textile designer Celia Birtwell; of the author Christopher Isherwood with the artist Don Bachardy; and one of his own mother and father, among others.

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Fires destroy 1,400 hectares of forest in southern France

PARIS (Reuters) - Fires have destroyed some 1,400 hectares of forest and woodlands in the south of France and the island of Corsica on Monday, authorities said.

Wildfires nytimes.com

Battling Wildfires in British Columbia

More than 40,000 people have been displaced by wildfires in the western Canadian province of British Columbia, where a state of emergency has been declared.

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Canada sends more troops to tackle British Columbia wildfires

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Canadian government said on Friday it will send another 225 troops to help fight wildfires in the western province of British Columbia, as hot, dry weather conditions resumed following a day of much-needed rain.

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Peru gov't fires special attorney on Odebrecht graft probe

LIMA, July 20 (Reuters) - The government of Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday that it was firing its special counsel in a corruption probe of Brazilian builder Odebrecht, sparking accusations of interference.

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McIlroy keeps his cool and fights back after poor start

SOUTHPORT, England (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy says a lack of self-belief was to blame for his poor start to his opening round at the British Open on Thursday - and a chat with his caddie was what turned things around.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

UK watchdog said property funds poorly prepared for Brexit vote turbulence

LONDON (Reuters) - Asset managers did not plan properly or have clear procedures for valuing their property funds under stressed market conditions such as those in the aftermath of Britain's June...

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UK watchdog said funds poorly prepared for Brexit vote turbulence

LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - Asset managers did not plan properly or have clear procedures for valuing their property funds under stressed market conditions like those in the aftermath of Britain's June 2016 vote to leave the European Union, the UK's markets watchdog said on Thursday.

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Egypt's poorest risk death for promise of work in Libya

TARFA AL-KOM, Egypt (Reuters) - In a bare room with nothing but a small pillow, a few pots, and a sheet to cover the dusty floor, Youssef Abdullah's family was living in an impoverished Upper Egyptian village when they were told he died in the Libyan desert.

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State of emergency in British Columbia extended as wildfires rage

VANCOUVER, July 19 (Reuters) - British Columbia's government took the unprecedented step on Wednesday of extending a state of emergency by two weeks as it battled 155 wildfires that have forced nearly 50,000 people from their homes.

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Trump's goal at lunch: Tell senators that inaction is not an option

President Donald Trump's goal for Wednesday's luncheon with Senate Republicans is to drive home his view that inaction is not an option on health care.

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Poor test results for Roche cloud growth prospects

ZURICH (Reuters) - A run of disappointing drug trials at Roche has left analysts suggesting the view from its new 41-storey office building in Basel has become more clouded, with little chance of management now upgrading its growth forecast next week, when it reports first-half earnings.

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Thousands evacuated central California, wildfires burn across U.S. West

MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) - A 25,000-acre wildfire in central California, one of three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, threatened hundreds of homes and businesses on Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of about 5,000 residents.

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Audi ad likening woman to used cars backfires

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Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe

The blaze season is in full swing along the Mediterranean coast, fed by a mixture of strong winds, dry weather and high heat.

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Windy, dry weather forecast in U.S. West, threatens to stoke wildfires

(Reuters) - More than 800,000 residents in the U.S. West were told to be ready to evacuate on Tuesday as windy, dry conditions threatened to stoke wildfires, forecasters said.

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UPDATE 1-Canada musters military to fight wildfires, 39,000 evacuated

CALGARY, Alberta, July 17 (Reuters) - Canada was deploying military aircraft and Australia was sending 50 firefighters to battle rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia that have forced 39,000 people from their homes, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Monday.

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Heat and drought feed wildfires in Italy, beaches near Rome threatened

ROME (Reuters) - Italian firefighters fought more than 1,000 wildfires on Monday amid high temperatures and drought, including three near Rome's beach neighborhood of Ostia, the fire brigade said.

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Canada musters military to fight wildfires as 39,000 evacuated

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canada was deploying military aircraft and Australia was sending 50 firefighters to battle rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia that have forced 39,000 people from their homes, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Monday.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Region mixed; Dubai tests chart barrier, poor earnings hit Oman

DUBAI, July 16 (Reuters) - Stock markets in the Gulf were mixed on Sunday with the global uptrend in equities pushing Dubai's index up to test technical resistance but weak corporate earnings hurting Oman.

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Croatia, Montenegro fighting forest fires along Adriatic coast

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian and Montenegrin firefighters were tackling several forest fires along the Adriatic coast on Sunday, some of which forced people to evacuate their homes, local media reported.

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New Senate health care bill could still hurt the sick and the poor

Bare bones health insurance plans may be a good deal for those who aren't sick. But they don't do much for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

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Hot, dry conditions may stoke wildfires in U.S. West, forecasters warn

(Reuters) - Crews battling dozens of wildfires across parts of the parched U.S. West will face tinderbox conditions that could stoke more blazes on Friday and through the weekend, forecasters said.

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Honda recalls 1.2M Accords over battery fires

Honda is hitting its U.S. customers with yet another recall -- this time over flaming batteries.

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The President defends his son in firestorm over Russia, saying 'politics is not the nicest business in the world'

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Portugal's cork-to-oil mogul Amorim dies at 82

LISBON (Reuters) - Americo Amorim, Portugal's richest man with business interests ranging from energy and finance to the world's largest cork producer, Corticeira Amorim , died on Thursday aged 82, a company spokesman said.

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Trump visits Paris amid Russia firestorm

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Crews fight dozens of California wildfires amid July heatwave

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battled dozens of wildfires raging across California on Wednesday, gaining ground on several of the more destructive blazes as forecasters warned that hot, dry, tinderbox conditions would persist across the U.S. West.

Taxation nytimes.com

A Risky Mix: Cutting Taxes for the Rich and Aid for the Poor

Of all the lessons emerging from the struggle to repeal the Affordable Care Act, one stands out: Such a combination of cuts is politically toxic.

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Pipelines secured as wildfires rage in western Canada

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Major pipeline companies in western Canada created fire breaks, installed sprinklers and took other measures to protect operations as raging wildfires spread to more than 38,000 hectares (93,000 acres) in British Columbia.

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Hundreds of tourists escape by boat from Sicilian wildfires

ROME (Reuters) - Seven hundred tourists were evacuated by boat from wildfires in Sicily on Wednesday, local media reported, as swathes of southern Italy burned after months with little rainfall.

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Firefighters gain on several wildfires in California

(Reuters) - Firefighters in California have gained ground in their battle to contain several wildfires that have forced the evacuation of thousands of people, but forecasters warned the hot and dry conditions in the U.S. West would continue over the coming days.

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No, poor people don't eat the most fast food

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California battling several large wildfires that forced out residents

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than 7,000 firefighters battled 13 large wildfires in California on Tuesday as the state entered its peak fire season with hot and dry conditions threatening to spread flames that already have forced thousands of people from their homes.

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Thousands flee California wildfires

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than 7,000 firefighters battled a dozen wildfires in California on Tuesday as thousands of people fled their homes and hot, dry weather allowed fires to spread easily, officials said.

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Thousands of firefighters battling California wildfires

(Reuters) - More than 6,000 firefighters were battling at least 15 large wildfires across California on Tuesday, prompting evacuations as high temperatures and dried out vegetation fueled dozens of blazes in the Western United States, fire officials said.

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BRIEF-Engold exploration program suspended due to forest fires in Cariboo region

* Engold Exploration program suspended due to forest fires in Cariboo region

Wildfires nytimes.com

Wildfires Spread Across at Least Six States and Canada

Crews have been fighting wildfires in multiple states in the past week, some of which continued to rage on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Canada's British Columbia evacuates 10,000 as wildfires spread

July 10 (Reuters) - British Columbia on Monday evacuated thousands more residents from the path of wildfires spreading across the Western Canadian province amid expectations the blazes will grow as forecasters predict more hot, dry weather the week.

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British Columbia evacuates thousands more as wildfires spread

TORONTO (Reuters) - British Columbia on Monday evacuated thousands more residents from the path of wildfires spreading across the Western Canadian province amid expectations the blazes will grow as forecasters predict more hot, dry weather the week.

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Firefighters battle wildfires across six states

Red flag warnings have been issued across six states in the West, where firefighters continue to battle dozens of large blazes.

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Western Canada wildfires may spread with more hot, dry weather

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (Reuters) - As Western Canada's British Columbia battled 220 wildfires scattered across the province on Sunday, officials warned that they expect greater devastation with forecasts of more hot, dry weather over the coming week.

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Hundreds told to flee California wildfires

Wildfires burning near a California recreation area have prompted new evacuation calls, according to tweets from Santa Barbara County and a statement from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff.

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Western Canada wildfires prompt state of emergency, evacuations

(Reuters) - Western Canada's British Columbia declared its first state of emergency in 14 years late on Friday as dozens of wildfires spread throughout the rural interior of the province, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes.

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Western Canada wildfires prompt evacuations of thousands in British Colombia

(Reuters) - Thousands of residents in the interior of Western Canada's British Columbia province have evacuated their homes because of two rapidly spreading wildfires as high temperatures, heavy winds and dry conditions made it tough for authorities to control the blazes.

Nursing Homes nytimes.com

Poor Patient Care at Many Nursing Homes Despite Stricter Oversight

Homes forced to undergo the federal government’s strictest scrutiny often slide back into providing dangerous care.

cnn.com

Can poor sleep lead to Alzheimer's?

One in three Americans doesn't get enough sleep, and 45% of the world's population doesn't, either. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls insufficient sleep a "public health problem," because disrupted sleep is associated with a higher risk of conditions including diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease.

Architecture nytimes.com

Ba Vi Journal: A Vietnamese Architect’s Easy-to-Erect Homes for the Poor

Vo Trong Nghia has created low-cost prefabricated structures that he hopes can house people in slums, remote areas and refugee camps.

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Portugal government sees Novo Banco sale completed by November

LISBON (Reuters) - The sale of Portugal's state-rescued Novo Banco to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star should be concluded by November following a 500 million euro ($566 million) debt swap that will be launched soon, deputy finance minister said on Wednesday.

cnn.com

Kelly Clarkson fires back at body shamer

The Internet is praising Kelly Clarkson after she responds to a body-shaming tweet.

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Evans 'let himself down' with poor decision-making: says Murray

(Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray says fellow Briton Dan Evans has a long road ahead of him if he wants to resurrect his career after the 27-year-old was provisionally suspended for failing a doping test for cocaine at the Barcelona Open in April.

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Nikkei hit as N.Korea fires missile, reportedly prepares major announcement

TOKYO, July 4 (Reuters) - Tokyo stocks ended lower on Tuesday in volatile trade after market sentiment soured on a report North Korea would make a major announcement later in the day, hours after the isolated nation fired a missile that landed in Japanese waters.

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RPT-Portugal's bond with China: pioneering debt sale founded on close ties

LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Portugal is looking to build on its economic and cultural ties with China by becoming the first euro zone country to borrow in the $9.5 trillion Chinese bond market, potentially opening the way for other European governments.

North Korea nytimes.com

North Korea Fires Another Missile Amid Rising Tensions With U.S.

The missile took off from the northwestern town of Kusong and landed in the sea between North Korea and Japan, the South Korean military said in a statement.

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North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of G20 summit

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea launched a ballistic missile from its western region into the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, ahead of a summit of leaders from the Group of 20 countries in Germany later this week.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Fox Sports Fires Jamie Horowitz Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

The company is investigating claims of sexual harassment against the executive, whose restructuring of the network caused consternation among employees.

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Portugal's bond with China: pioneering debt sale founded on close ties

LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Portugal is looking to build on its economic and cultural ties with China by becoming the first euro zone country to borrow in the $9.5 trillion Chinese bond market, potentially opening the way for other European governments.

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Portugal beat Mexico to Confederations Cup third place

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An extra-time penalty from Adrien Silva gave Portugal a 2-1 win over Mexico and third place in the 2017 Confederations Cup on Sunday.

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Pell case shows poor judgment, will stain Pope Francis legacy, victims say

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The charging of a top Vatican official, Cardinal George Pell, with sex-abuse crimes this week will permanently stain the legacy of Pope Francis, exposing poor judgment in his appointment, victims of sexual abuse said.

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VW tells California plans for electric car charging in poorer areas

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG on Thursday told California it was expanding efforts to build electric car infrastructure in poorer communities, responding to regulators who described "shortcomings" in VW's plan.

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UPDATE 1-VW tells California plans for electric car charging in poorer areas

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG on Thursday told California it was expanding efforts to build electric car infrastructure in poorer communities, responding to regulators who described "shortcomings" in VW's plan.

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Hundreds flee from wildfires

Wildfires fueled by gusty winds and high temperatures raged for another day in Utah and Arizona, displacing communities as hundreds of firefighters battled the blazes.

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Britney Spears fires back at lip sync criticism

In an interview with an Israeli television network, pop star Britney Spears says she doesn't feel that she's given enough credit for her live performances.

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Caisse fires back at Boeing over Bombardier claims

NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) - Quebec's largest pension fund has dismissed as "absolute nonsense" claims by Boeing Co that its $1.5 billion investment in Bombardier Inc's rail business amounted to unfair subsidies.

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Mississippi counties ordered to stop jailing poor people indefinitely

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge has ordered four central Mississippi counties to appoint public defenders for arrestees when they are detained instead of jailing them for months without providing legal counsel, civil rights groups said on Wednesday.

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Pope tells new cardinals: be humble, help poor, fight injustice

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis elevated five senior clerics from outside Italy and the Vatican to the top rank of cardinal on Wednesday, urging them to be humble and not forget refugees and victims of war, terrorism and injustice.

cnn.com

Reporter fires back on 'fake news' attack

Sentinel Newspapers Executive Editor Brian Karem responds to Deputy Press Secy. Sarah Huckabee Sanders' attack on the media, saying he is tired of being "bullied."

vis-photo nytimes.com

‘Panic Killed Those People’: Portugal Buries Wildfire Victims

Our photographer visited the charred countryside of central Portugal, where the worst wildfires in decades killed scores of people trying to escape.

cnn.com

Russian diplomat at center of firestorm is leaving the US

The Russian Ambassador to the US at the center of a political firestorm over his encounters with associates of President Donald Trump is leaving his post and returning to Moscow.

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Kasich: Neither party cares about helping poor people

Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivered a harsh critique of the partisan fight over health care Sunday on CNN, telling "State of the Union" host Dana Bash: "I don't think either party particularly cares about helping poor people."

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Hundreds evacuated due to forest fires in southern Spain

(Reuters) - More than 700 people were evacuated from homes, campsites and hotels due to the threat from a forest fire in southern Spain, emergency services said on Sunday.

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Portugal investigating fraud linked to Venezuela PDVSA funds, PDVSA says

CARACAS (Reuters) - Portugal is investigating alleged appropriation of funds belonging to Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL] that were channeled through now-defunct Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo between 2009 and 2014, PDVSA said on Saturday.

sportsNews reuters.com

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - European champions Portugal comfortably dispatched New Zealand 4-0 to reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals on Saturday after Cristiano Ronaldo set them on their way with a penalty.

cnn.com

Wildfires blazing under extreme heat

A series of wildfires is blazing across the Southwest as the chance of rain remains low amid a deadly heatwave.

Medicaid nytimes.com

Public Health: Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill

The bill is aligned with long-held Republican values, jettisoning Obamacare taxes. But it would also reduce funding for the care of low-income Americans.

cnn.com

What's really behind Trump's 'poor person' comment

When he ran for president, one of the many things that made Donald Trump stand apart from other politicians was the way he turned the implied into the literal.

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Trump: I don't want a 'poor person' advising on economics

During a rally in Iowa, President Trump explains his reason for hiring the president of Goldman Sachs as the US secretary of commerce.

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Trump: I don't want a 'poor person' advising on economics

President Trump said that his administration would soon be looking to create a new statute that would prevent immigrants from receiving welfare for at least five years after coming to the US.

News and News Media nytimes.com

Wall Street Journal Fires Reporter With Ties to Iranian-Born Magnate

Jay Solomon, a longtime correspondent, was fired for becoming entangled in the business dealings of an aviation titan.

environmentNews reuters.com

Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge oil pipeline risk analysis

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The U.S. State of Michigan said on Wednesday it has fired a consultant after state officials discovered a conflict of interest with an employee of the company conducting an independent analysis on the risks of an oil spill from Calgary-based Enbridge Inc's Line 5 pipeline in the Great Lakes.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Arsonists May Be Behind Fatal Portugal Blaze, Firefighters’ Group Says

The suspicion contradicts a police assessment that said the disaster was a result of lightning strikes and is likely to fuel calls for a wider investigation.

environmentNews reuters.com

Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

AVELAR, Portugal (Reuters) - Firefighters extinguished the deadliest forest fire in Portugal's recent history on Wednesday, though blazes persisted in nearby central and other areas of the country.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Middle Class, Not Poor, Could Suffer if Trump Ends Health Payments

Americans who earn too much to qualify for premium assistance could face double-digit rate increases if the government stops making cost-sharing payments.

worldNews reuters.com

Confusion over plane crash claims as Portugal struggles to put out deadly fire

AVELAR, Portugal (Reuters) - Portugal carried out a massive operation to combat its deadliest forest fire on record, which has killed 64 people, amid confusion about the fate of a firefighting plane which had earlier been reported to have crashed on Tuesday.

Portugal nytimes.com

Portugal Fire Survivors Recount Confusion Amid a Search for Escape

After a forest fire killed at least 64 people over the weekend, our correspondent drove into the ravaged countryside, past burned-out cars and melted road signs.

worldNews reuters.com

Portugal's deadliest fire still rages after 63 people killed

PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal (Reuters) - More than 1,000 firefighters were still battling Portugal's deadliest forest blaze on Monday after it killed dozens over the weekend, and a fireman died from his injuries in a hospital, bringing the death toll to at least 63.

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Portugal's deadliest fire still rages after 62 people killed

PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal (Reuters) - More than 1,000 firefighters were still battling Portugal's deadliest forest blaze on Monday after it killed at least 62 people over the weekend.

nytimes.com

Europe Edition: London, Portugal, France: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

worldNews reuters.com

Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Iranian Revolutionary Guards has fired ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into eastern Syria, aiming at the bases of militant groups Iran holds responsible for attacks in Tehran which left 18 dead last week, the Tasnim news agency reported.

vis-photo nytimes.com

Forest Fire in Portugal Traps Drivers, Killing at Least 62 People

Prime Minister António Costa described the blaze in the Pedrógão Grande area as “the worst tragedy in terms of human lives that we’ve known in recent years.”

environmentNews reuters.com

Death toll from forest fire raging in Portugal climbs to 57

LISBON (Reuters) - A forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 57 people, a government official said on Sunday, in what is possibly the deadliest-ever single forest blaze in Portugal.

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Death toll from Portugal forest fire climbs to 43

LISBON (Reuters) - A forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 43 people, a government official said on Sunday, in what is possibly the deadliest-ever single forest blaze in Portugal.

nytimes.com

43 Dead in Central Portugal Forest Fires

Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 43 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years."

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Portugal forest fire kills at least 19: government

LISBON (Reuters) - A forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 19 people on Saturday, most of them occupants of various vehicles that were on the road and caught in the blaze, an official said in televised remarks.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL LNG-August prices weaken on poor Asian demand

June 16 (Reuters) - Asian spot LNG prices eased slightly this week as many traditional buyers remained on the sidelines and traders instead turned their focus to tenders in India.

companyNews reuters.com

California tells VW to build electric charging stations in poor areas

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 (Reuters) - California legislators on Thursday tightened rules requiring Volkswagen AG to spend a portion of clean car infrastructure funds in disadvantaged communities, passing a bill as part of a budget package agreed with Governor Jerry Brown.

worldNews reuters.com

Deadly tower blaze highlights London's rich-poor divide

LONDON (Reuters) - Within a short walk from the social housing block in west London where 17 people - and perhaps many more - died in a devastating fire are some of Britain's wealthiest streets, lined with elegant, multi-million-pound townhouses.

cnn.com

What Trump doesn't get about the poor

London (England) nytimes.com

5 Fires That Shaped Modern London

The fire that engulfed a building in London on Wednesday joined a list of disasters that have shaped the city’s history. Here are examples from the last 100 years.

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Gunman fires on congressional baseball practice in Virginia, wounding several

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington early on Wednesday, wounding several people including House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise before being taken into custody, police and witnesses said.

Budget Travel nytimes.com

Frugal Traveler: The Southern Charms of Spain and Portugal

Andalusia, the Sherry Triangle and the vistas of southern Portugal might be the ideal frugal corner of Europe.

worldNews reuters.com

Britain could stay in EU, but only on poorer terms: Verhofstadt

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Britain is welcome to change its mind and stay in the European Union, but it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or complex opt-outs from EU rules, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator said on Wednesday.

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Embraer nears sale of five military cargo jets to Portugal-sources

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 13 (Reuters) - Embraer SA expects to reach terms on the sale of at least five KC-390 airlifters to Portugal within three months, landing the first foreign order for the new plane with a NATO member country, two people familiar with talks said on Tuesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Aldi fires $3.4 billion shot in U.S. supermarket wars

CHICAGO (Reuters) - German grocery chain Aldi Inc [ALDIEI.UL] said on Sunday it would invest $3.4 billion to expand its U.S. store base to 2,500 by 2022, raising the stakes for rivals caught in a price war.

companyNews reuters.com

Aldi fires $3.4 bln shot in U.S. supermarket wars

CHICAGO, June 11 (Reuters) - German grocery chain Aldi Inc said on Sunday it would invest $3.4 billion to expand its U.S. store base to 2,500 by 2022, raising the stakes for rivals caught in a price war.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Repeats Box Office Victory, Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' Misfires

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Different weekend, similar story: "Wonder Woman" is box office royalty.

worldNews reuters.com

North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles as South Korea delays THAAD

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said, a day after the South postponed full deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system designed to deter a North Korean attack.

environmentNews reuters.com

Up to 10,000 moved as fires rage near South Africa's oyster capital

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Up to 10,000 people in the South African coastal resort of Knysna have been evacuated as wildfires fanned by strong winds ripped through the town, razing homes and other properties, officials said on Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Nordic Mines signs joint venture memorandum of understanding with Firesteel

* SIGNS JOINT VENTURE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH FIRESTEEL

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North Korea fires what appear to be land-to-ship missiles: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure to rein in its weapons program.

cnn.com

South Korea: North Korea test-fires missiles

North Korea on Thursday morning fired multiple unidentified projectiles, assumed to be surface-to-ship missiles, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said. The launches occurred near the port city of Wonsan on North Korea's east coast.

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North Korea fires what appeared to be land-to-ship missiles: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be multiple land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said.

Uber Technologies Inc nytimes.com

Uber Fires Executive Over Handling of Rape Investigation in India

The president of Uber’s Asia business was terminated after reporters questioned why he obtained medical records of a woman attacked by her Uber driver.

businessNews reuters.com

Hyundai U.S. sales chief quits in management shake-up amid poor sales

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor's U.S. sales chief Derrick Hatami has resigned for "personal reasons", a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday, the second departure of a top U.S. executive in the past six months as the South Korean automaker grapples with slumping sales.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe

SAN FRANCISCO, June 6 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it fired 20 employees and was improving management training following an investigation by a law firm into sexual harassment allegations and other claims at the ride-hailing company.

technologyNews reuters.com

Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe: sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has fired 20 employees following an investigation by a law firm into sexual harassment and other claims at the ride-hailing company, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe: source

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] told staff on Tuesday that it had fired 20 employees following an internal investigation into harassment and related claims by law firm Perkins Coie, a person familiar with the matter said.

cnn.com

Uber fires 20 in sexual harassment probe

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Uber fires more than 20 employees after harassment probe: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] fired more than 20 people following an internal investigation into sexual harassment claims, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

companyNews reuters.com

Uber fires more than 20 employees after harassment probe: BBG

June 6 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc fired more than 20 people following an internal investigation into sexual harassment claims, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Workplace Environment nytimes.com

Uber Fires 20 Amid Investigation Into Workplace Culture

The company was said to have disclosed the move at an all-hands meeting at its San Francisco headquarters on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Uber fires 20 over investigation into workplace culture - NYT

* Uber fires 20 over investigation into workplace culture - NYT, citing a current Uber employee

cnn.com

Newly discovered exoplanet is 'hotter than most stars'

The newest-discovered exoplanet doesn't act like any planet you've ever heard of. The bizarre find is 650 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Cygnus.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-CEO of Portugal's EDP a suspect in corruption inquiry

LISBON, June 2 (Reuters) - Portugal's public prosecutor named Energias de Portugal (EDP) CEO Antonio Mexia as a suspect in a corruption investigation on Friday after police searched the offices of EDP, grid operator REN and the local division of Boston Consulting Group.

Social Media nytimes.com

CNN Fires Kathy Griffin From New Year’s Eve Broadcast Over Trump Photo

The actress has apologized for a photo shoot in which she posed with a mask styled to look like the severed, bloody head of President Trump.

cnn.com

CNN fires Kathy Griffin

cnn.com

Moment Russian navy fires missiles at ISIS

Footage appears to show Russian naval vessels firing cruises missiles at suspected ISIS targets in Palmyra, Syria.

cnn.com

Russian navy fires cruises missiles at ISIS in Syria

Cruise missiles launched by the Russian Navy hit a number of ISIS targets in Palmyra, Syria, Wednesday, according to Russian state media.

worldNews reuters.com

Russia fires missiles at Islamic State targets from Mediterranean: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian warship and a submarine have fired four cruise missiles from the Mediterranean to hit Islamic State manpower and equipment near the Syrian city of Palmyra, Russian news agencies cited the Defense Ministry as saying on Wednesday.

healthNews reuters.com

Trans, gender nonconforming people report poorer health

(Reuters Health) - People who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming may have higher than average rates of poor or fair health, a new study suggests.

technologyNews reuters.com

Uber fires self-driving car chief at center of court case

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it fired the former head of its self-driving unit, Anthony Levandowski, after he failed to comply with a court order to hand over documents at the center of a legal dispute between Uber and Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Uber fires self-driving car chief at center of court case

May 30 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it fired the former head of its self-driving unit, Anthony Levandowski, after he failed to comply with a court order to hand over documents at the center of a legal dispute between Uber and Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit.

businessNews reuters.com

Uber fires Levandowski amid Waymo self-driving dispute

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it fired the former head of its self-driving unit, Anthony Levandowski, as he failed to comply with the ride-hailing company's internal probe into a dispute with Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit.

cnn.com

Uber fires self-driving car exec

Uber has fired the self-driving car executive at the center of a legal battle with Google over stolen intellectual property.

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BRIEF-Uber fires former Google engineer Levandowski at heart of self-driving dispute - NYT

* Uber fires former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski at heart of self-driving dispute - NYT, citing internal email sent to employees Source text: http://nyti.ms/2qD6dTJ

Levandowski, Anthony nytimes.com

Uber Fires Former Google Engineer at Heart of Self-Driving Dispute

The ride-hailing service had acquired Anthony Levandowski’s company last year. He was accused of stealing product plans from his former employer.

cnn.com

McCain fires back at WH defense of Kushner

Sen. John McCain is troubled by the reports that Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.

sportsNews reuters.com

Vettel's Monaco win fires up Ferrari fans

LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel has won plenty of races in his career, some more emotional than others, but the German's one-two victory in Monaco was of special significance for Ferrari fans starved of success in recent years.

North Korea nytimes.com

North Korea Fires Missile That Lands in Sea Between Korea and Japan

The apparent test of a ballistic missile that landed near Japan comes a week after the test of another ballistic missile.

worldNews reuters.com

North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, South Korea's military said, the latest in a series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions.

cnn.com

North Korea fires unidentified projectile

North Korea fired an "unidentified projectile" early Monday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. The projectile was fired from near Wonsan, Kangwon province. The news release did not say where it landed.

topNews reuters.com

North Korea fires unidentified projectile from eastern region: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Monday from the region of Wonsan on its east coast in an easterly direction, South Korea's military said, coming after a series of test-launches of missiles in recent weeks.

cnn.com

How Trump's budget hits one of the poorest places in the US

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, SOUTH DAKOTA (CNN) -- Antoinette Poafpybitty wanted to come home.

scienceNews reuters.com

Poorly understood Mars landing conditions led to probe’s demise: report

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Europe's Schiaparelli spacecraft came very close to a successful landing on Mars last year, but engineers failed to realize how jarring the probe's parachute descent could be, dooming the touchdown, a report released on Wednesday said.

companyNews reuters.com

Portugal finance minister says confident on Novo Banco sale

LISBON, May 24 (Reuters) - Portugal's finance minister is confident that the country's planned sale of Novo Banco to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star will go ahead as planned, the minister said on Wednesday.

topNews reuters.com

South Korea fires at suspected drone at border with North amid missile crisis

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea on Tuesday amid tension over Pyongyang's latest missile test which drew international condemnation and a warning from China.

worldNews reuters.com

South Korea military fires warning shots at object flying near border with North Korea: official

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military on Tuesday fired warning shots towards an unidentified object flying over the border from North Korea, a military official told Reuters.

businessNews reuters.com

Trump budget plan slashes food stamps, healthcare for poor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is set to deliver President Donald Trump's first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday, a plan that would slash funding for healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor while it trims the deficit.

Federal Budget (US) nytimes.com

Trump Budget Cuts Programs for Poor While Sparing Many Older People

Food stamps, Medicaid and welfare payments would all be slashed, but Medicare and Social Security retirement income would remain untouched in the proposal.

cnn.com

Gifts for the rich, cuts for the poor

politicsNews reuters.com

Trump budget poised to slash healthcare for poor, other programs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is set to release President Donald Trump's first full budget on Tuesday, a plan that will include a cut of more than $800 billion from the Medicaid program for the poor and reductions in other social spending.