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UPDATE 1-Listeria risk prompts Meijer to recall produce in 6 U.S. states

NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Retailer Meijer Inc said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states because of possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people.

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Listeria risk prompts Meijer to recall produce in six U.S. states

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retailer Meijer Inc said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states due to possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people.

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Listeria risk prompts Meijer to recall produce in 6 U.S. states

NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Retailer Meijer Inc said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states due to possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people.

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Jemele Hill to return to ESPN after suspension

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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage -statement

GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after outcry: statement

GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a WHO goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among donors and rights groups at his appointment.

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Exclusive: Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and plans seen by Reuters.

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The New Washington: ‘The New Washington’: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Mr. Tillerson talked with Jason Zengerle about his most important diplomatic relationship — the one with President Trump — factoring the president’s tweets into foreign policy strategy and more.

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Gray Matter: How Protest Works

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

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Trump: Raqqa fall 'critical breakthrough', end of Islamic State in sight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as "a critical breakthrough" in a worldwide campaign against the militants.

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Qantas flight to San Francisco turns back after 'technical issue'

SYDNEY, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A Qantas jumbo jet bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Australia on Saturday after a "technical issue" 90 minutes into its flight, the airline said.

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

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

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

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Venezuela Maduro warns of repeat elections in states won by opposition

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

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Diplomatic Memo: For Nikki Haley, an Establishment Tutorial in Statecraft

At a panel discussion, former secretaries of state Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine K. Albright coached President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations.

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

I.R.S. Says It Will Reject Tax Returns that Lack Health Insurance Disclosure

The agency says it won’t accept individual tax returns that don’t meet requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

Weinstein, Harvey nytimes.com

Listen: Why This Actress Returned to Weinstein’s Hotel Room

Erika Rosenbaum, a Canadian actress, said that Harvey Weinstein repeatedly used the lure of work to lead her into harrowing situations over a decade ago.

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In Kirkuk, Kurds' joy turns to fear after Iraqi army takeover

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Turkmen and Arab shoppers stroll through an open-air food market in an ethnically mixed area of Kirkuk, haggling over the price of tomatoes and gossiping about their neighbors.

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

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

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Vacationing in the United States? Be Warned, Some Countries Say

Mass shootings, potential terrorist attacks and natural disasters lead to a spate of new travel advisories.

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Opinion: Is Donald Trump Turning Liberals Into Radicals?

“The resistance” has emerged as a force in American politics. But whether or not it can work with the real left remains an open question.

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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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Obamacare whiplash leaves states, insurers with dueling price plans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's reversals in the past week on maintaining Obamacare subsidies to insurers are sowing new confusion over what kind of health insurance will be available to consumers, and at what price, when enrollment for 2018 begins in two weeks.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Rex Tillerson’s State Department

In just a few months, the secretary of state has fired or driven out many of the country’s most experienced diplomats.

St Louis (Mo) nytimes.com

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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Australia's second largest state edges towards permitting euthanasia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The parliament of Australia's second largest state passed legislation on Friday to allow terminally ill patients to seek medical help to end their lives, a bill that is expected to act as a catalyst for the rest of the country to adopt similar laws.

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In return to campaign trail, former President calls on Americans to reject 'politics of fear'

Former President Barack Obama returned the campaign trail Thursday with a warning about the current state of politics in America.

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Obama blasts 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail

(Reuters) - Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, called on voters to reject a growing "politics of division" that he said was corroding American democracy.

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Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state: UNICEF

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food, clean water and health care, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday.

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

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

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Wait is over for last state without a Target store

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Dow, S&P 500 eke out record highs, turn up after Fed Powell report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 eked out record closing highs on Thursday, turning higher at the last minute after a Politico report that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate for the nominee for Fed chair.

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US STOCKS-Dow, S&P 500 eke out record highs, turn up after Fed Powell report

* Indexes: Dow up 0.02 pct, S&P up 0.03 pct, Nasdaq down 0.3 pct (Updates close with details on anniversary of 1987 crash)

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After massive quakes, millions in Mexico turn to early warning app

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Since two massive earthquakes hit Mexico in September, claiming more than 460 lives, an early warning start-up called SkyAlert has doubled its users to 5.8 million, making it one of the country's most downloaded apps.

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S&P 500 ekes out record high, turns higher after Fed Powell report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 eked out record closing highs on Thursday, turning higher at the last minute after a Politico report that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate for the nominee for Fed chair.

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Germany says worried about new generation of Islamic State recruits

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's domestic intelligence agency said on Thursday that minors returning from war zones in Syria and Iraq could grow into a new generation of recruits in Germany for the Islamic State group.

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UPDATE 1-GM to settle state ignition claims for $120 mln

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Thursday agreed to pay $120 million to resolve claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over faulty ignition switches, state attorneys general said.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

State to Review Women’s Complaints About Branding in Secretive Group

In other fallout, a doctor who is accused of showing violent images to women as part of a study for the group has resigned from an Albany hospital.

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GM to settle state ignition claims for $120 million

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Thursday agreed to pay $120 million to resolve claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over faulty ignition switches, state attorneys general said.

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GM to settle state ignition claims for $120 mln

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Thursday agreed to pay $120 million to resolve claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over faulty ignition switches, state attorneys general said.

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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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Republican Tiberi to leave Congress in January: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Pat Tiberi announced his retirement on Thursday from the House of Representatives, saying he will leave by Jan. 31 and not seek re-election in his Ohio district, becoming the latest in a string of Republican deciding to leave Congress.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX turns positive shortly after open

TORONTO, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index turned positive shortly after the open on Thursday as energy stocks reversed opening losses, while financial stocks and Teck Resources led declines.

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U.S.-backed forces in Syria holding foreign Islamic State leaders

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias in Syria have detained senior foreign Islamic State leaders in months of fighting for Raqqa, but it is not yet clear if they will be repatriated after facing trial, a spokesman said on Thursday.

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As battle rages, devastated Philippine city starts its long cleanup

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - War might still be raging in the ruins of the Philippine city of Marawi, but the cleanup has already began.

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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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Raqqa citizens told not to return home yet

Citizens of the newly liberated Syrian city of Raqqa have been told not to return yet as US backed forces work to clear the city of any remaining threats. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

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With the crazy 'Italics', Asterix returns for 37th adventure

PARIS (Reuters) - Asterix, the indomitable pint-sized Gaul forever outfoxing the Romans, returns for his 37th comic adventure on Thursday, this time battling his way across Italy in a chariot race.

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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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White House seeks to explain unreleased Niger statement

It's not clear why it took President Donald Trump 12 days to publicly comment on the deaths of US troops killed in an ambush in Niger, but it wasn't for lack of effort from some White House officials.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Xi Jinping, Rohingya, Islamic State: Your Thursday Briefing

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

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Former Penn State coach Sandusky denied new child sex abuse trial

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge on Wednesday denied a request by former Penn State University football coach Jerry Sandusky for a new trial on charges that he sexually assaulted pre-teen and teenaged boys for 15 years.

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Guilty verdict in Boston Islamic State beheading plot

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston-area man was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit acts of international terrorism and supporting Islamic State for a 2015 plot to attack police and behead a conservative blogger who organized a "Draw Mohammed" contest.

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BRIEF-BD statement on European Commission conditional clearance of Bard acquisition

* BD statement on European Commission conditional clearance of bard acquisition

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Zimbabwe First Lady sues in dispute over $1.35 million ring: state media

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has sued a Belgium-based businessman for failing to deliver a $1.35 million ring she ordered for a wedding anniversary, state media reported on Wednesday.

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Analysis: Trump's defensive answer turned a sad story into an ugly political one

Somehow, one defensive answer by the President at a news conference has turned into an ugly dispute over what he said to the grieving family of a fallen soldier.

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Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state: police

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

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Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state -police

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

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Canadian singer Gord Downie dies of brain cancer: statement

TORONTO (Reuters) - Gord Downie, the lead singer of Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, has died, according to a statement issued by his family.

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Congo Republic pledges to reform state oil firm as seeks bailout

BRAZZAVILLE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Congo Republic plans to replace the board of directors and appoint an audit committee at state oil company SNPC, as it strives to improve accountability and convince international lenders to bail out the country.

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Return of Bangladesh opposition chief could herald more active politics

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's opposition leader, former prime minister Khaleda Zia, returned home on Wednesday to a rapturous welcome from her supporters after more than three months away for medical treatment in Britain.

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Judge to rule on ex-Penn State coach Sandusky's bid for new trial

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge is due to rule on Wednesday whether former Penn State University football coach Jerry Sandusky will receive a new trial on charges that he sexually assaulted pre-teen and teenaged boys for 15 years.

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Turkey says will not submit to 'impositions' from United States in visa crisis

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will not submit to "impositions" from the United States over an on-going visa crisis and will reject any conditions it cannot meet, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday.

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State of the Art: How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation

In Silicon Valley, small companies used to unseat big ones. Now the clutches of the five biggest tech companies are hard to escape.

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Kobe Steel to hold bidding for real estate unit on Friday: Bloomberg

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel Ltd , embroiled in a data falsification scandal that has roiled global supply chains, will hold a first round of bidding on Friday in the planned sale of a real estate unit, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday.

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Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The defeat of Islamic State in its de facto capital Raqqa may only be the start of a wider struggle by the United States to contain any insurgency launched by the militant group and to stabilize the region, as Washington grapples with defining a comprehensive strategy in Syria.

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Qatar suggests Gulf crisis hurts fight against Islamic State: CNBC

(Reuters) - Qatar's foreign minister suggested on Tuesday that measures taken by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states in their dispute with Qatar had hurt the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State, according to the text of an interview with CNBC.

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NFL owners gather to discuss anthem protests

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Las Vegas gunman's estate could offer rare redress for victims

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Victims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators but the Las Vegas massacre may be different because the shooter is thought to have been a wealthy man, lawyers said.

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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.

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Search on for dozens missing in California wildfires as evacuees return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Search-and-rescue teams in Northern California combed through the debris of burned-out houses on Tuesday for dozens of people still missing in the state's deadliest wildfires, which have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

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

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

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Dozens missing in California wildfires as more evacuees return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Search-and-rescue teams in Northern California will continue to comb through burned homes for dozens of people still missing in the state's deadliest wildfires, which have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

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You’ve Heard of Tennessee Whiskey? Meet New York State Rye

Several craft distillers have banded together to create Empire Rye, an appellation they hope will help them break from the pack of new craft whiskeys.

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Sharapova loses to Rybarikova in Kremlin Cup return

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova lost 7-6(3) 6-4 to Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova at the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday in her first match in Russia since returning from a doping ban this year.

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Dozens still missing in California wildfires, more evacuees return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Northern California search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday will continue to comb through burned homes for dozens of people still missing in the state's deadliest wildfires, which have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

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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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Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said they had defeated Islamic State in its former capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising their flags over the jihadist group's last footholds in the city after a four-month battle.

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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.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Philippine City Declared ‘Liberated’ From Terrorists After Months of Fighting

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines declared Marawi free from “terrorist influence” on Tuesday after two militant leaders were killed a day earlier.

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Islamic State defeated in their Syrian capital Raqqa

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias raised a flag inside Raqqa stadium on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said, as a four-month battle to take Islamic State's Syrian capital came to an end.

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Trial of Islamic State beheading plot in Massachusetts nears end

BOSTON (Reuters) - The case of a Massachusetts man who prosecutors say plotted to attack police and behead a conservative blogger on behalf of Islamic State nears a close on Tuesday as lawyers make closing arguments.

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Islamic State cleared from Syria's Raqqa: monitoring group

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias have completely taken Syria's Raqqa from Islamic State, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

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Malaysia CEO to return to Ryanair to help fix pilot problems

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines' chief executive Peter Bellew is to leave after just over a year in charge and rejoin former employer Ryanair as chief operations officer, the Irish airline said in a statement.

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Islamic State in Raqqa mounts last stand

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias will capture Islamic State's last foothold in the jihadists' former Syrian capital of Raqqa within hours, a militia spokesman said on Tuesday.

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

Feature: Rex Tillerson and the Unraveling of the State Department

With an isolated leader, a demoralized diplomatic corps and a president dismantling international relations one tweet at a time, American foreign policy is adrift in the world.

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Islamic State in Raqqa mounts last stand around city stadium

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said on Tuesday they are battling Islamic State around Raqqa stadium, the jihadists' last foothold in their former Syrian capital, after seizing a nearby hospital.

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Iraqi forces take control of all oil fields operated by state-owned North Oil in Kirkuk

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces completed an operation to take control of all oil fields operated by state-owned North Oil Company in the Kirkuk region on Tuesday, a senior military officer said.

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UPDATE 3-Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​

* Sees 2017 adjusted operating profit of 576-606 million pounds

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U.S. takes aim at Yemeni Islamic State for first time

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States said it launched its first attack on Islamic State's deadly Yemen branch on Monday with a series of nighttime airstrikes that residents said targeted two villages and killed several people.

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Mariota returns to help Titans beat Colts

(The Sports Xchange) - The Tennessee Titans ended an 11-game losing streak to the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night with a big pass and a big defensive play.

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China state media attacks Western democracy ahead of Congress

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's official Xinhua news agency attacked Western democracy as divisive and confrontational on Tuesday, praising on the eve of a key Communist Party Congress the harmony and cooperative nature of the Chinese system.

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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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Bombardier Turns to Airbus to Salvage Imperiled Airliner

Airbus made no financial commitment to the joint venture to make and sell Bombardier’s CSeries airliner, which could be assembled in the United States, avoiding import duties.

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U.S. not ruling out eventual direct talks with North Korea: deputy secretary of state

TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States is not ruling out the eventual possibility of direct talks with North Korea, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan said on Tuesday.

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Florida governor declares emergency before white nationalist's speech

(Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Monday ahead of a speech by a white nationalist leader later this week at the University of Florida, in order to free up resources to prepare for possible violence.

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BRIEF-Midland States Bancorp Inc to acquire Alpine Bancorporation

* Midland States Bancorp Inc to acquire Alpine Bancorporation

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BRIEF-‍Trian Fund Management issues statement regarding preliminary voting results of P&G filed with sec

* ‍Trian Fund Management issues statement regarding preliminary voting results from 2017 annual meeting of shareholders that P&G filed with SEC

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Tiger cleared by doctors to return to golf: ESPN

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activity with no restrictions by the doctor that performed back surgery on the 14-time major champion in April, ESPN reported on Monday.

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FBI releases early draft of Comey's statement on Clinton

The FBI posted a document Monday that suggests former FBI Director James Comey began drafting what became his infamous July 2016 statement about Hillary Clinton's private server months ahead of time, releasing a heavily redacted copy of the exchange.

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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. strike on Islamic State camps in Yemen kills dozens: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces killed dozens of Islamic State members in a strike on Monday on two training camps in Yemen, the Pentagon said.

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NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests

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

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Trump to declare national opioid emergency months after promise

President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a "major announcement."

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

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

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North Korea warns states: Don't join any U.S. action and you're safe

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea warned countries at the United Nations on Monday in a statement: don't join the United States in military action against the Asian state and you will be safe from retaliation.

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Syrian refugees should return to calmer areas: Lebanon president

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon can no longer handle vast numbers of Syrian refugees, its president said on Monday, urging world powers to help them return to the calmer parts of their war-torn homeland.

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Wells Fargo brokerage to return $3.4 million for risky products

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A brokerage industry regulator on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to return $3.4 million (2.56 million pounds) to customers after selling them inappropriate investment products, the latest sign that a culture of problematic sales practices has bled into areas outside its consumer bank.

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo brokerage to return $3.4 mln for risky products

NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - A brokerage industry regulator on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment products, the latest sign that a culture of problematic sales practices has bled into areas outside its consumer bank.

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Light backing from State Street weighs on U.S. diversity drives

BOSTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - State Street Corp has drawn praise for its efforts to put more women on corporate boards, notably the "Fearless Girl" statue it placed near Wall Street. But new records show the company did not throw its full weigh behind boardroom diversity initiatives this year - complicating activists' plans for 2018.

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U.S.-backed forces in final push against Islamic State Raqqa

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias battled foreign fighters defending the last pocket of Islamic State's one-time Syrian capital of Raqqa on Monday, bringing their four-month offensive for the city to the brink of victory.

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Sky turns orange across parts of UK

The sky turned orange across parts of the UK on Monday as dust and smoke from fires in southern Europe swept north.

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Surprise moment dog turns up after wildfires

A family forced to leave their home due to deadly wildfires reunites with their Bernese Mountain Dog "Izzy" after returning home to access the devastation.

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Wells Fargo to return $3.4 million to brokerage clients over risky products

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A brokerage industry regulator on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment products, the latest sign that a...

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Two Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq: military statement

ANKARA (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Monday in northern Iraq by an improvised explosive device, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a statement.

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Republican U.S. Senator Cochran postpones return to Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Thad Cochran has delayed his return to Washington following a medical procedure, his office said on Monday, possibly complicating passage of a budget blueprint that is needed to push through the Republicans' plan for tax reform.

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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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Washington is turning against the US Senate

Some conservatives in the House of Representatives believe they've found a way to shield themselves from loss in 2018: run against the US Senate even if it means running against their own GOP colleagues.

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Merkel: State defeat has not weakened conservatives before coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the poor showing of her Christian Democrats (CDU) in a regional poll on Sunday had not weakened her conservative bloc's position ahead of three-way federal coalition talks due to start later this week.

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BRIEF-PENNSYLVANIA REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST RAISES $289 MILLION

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust :

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BRIEF-‍Tessera Technologies issues statement in response to litigation filed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

* Issues statement in response to litigation filed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited against co

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U.S.-backed militias in final push against Islamic State in Raqqa

RAQQA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) expect to wrest control of Raqqa, the last major Syrian city held by Islamic State, from the militants by the end of Monday, an SDF field commander said.

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Kazakhtelecom may be first key state company to list abroad in 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's largest telecom operator may be the first of three big state-run companies to list abroad in 2018, an executive at the Kazakh sovereign wealth fund said on Monday, as the country looks to attract billions of dollars in its privatization drive.

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Newsmaker: Malaysian teacher seen as new 'emir' of pro-Islamic State militants

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The battlefield deaths of two leaders of an Islamic State alliance in the southern Philippines could thrust a Malaysian who trained at an Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan as the militant group's new regional "emir", experts and officials say.

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'Mad dog' anti-Trump leaflets, suspected floated in from North Korea, turn up in Seoul

SEOUL (Reuters) - Propaganda fliers presumed to be from North Korea and calling U.S. President Donald Trump a "mad dog" have turned up across central Seoul, including near the presidential Blue House, according to posts on social media and people who found them.

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

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

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Philippines says two leaders of pro-Islamic State alliance killed

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops killed two top commanders of a militant alliance in an operation in southern Marawi City on Monday, authorities said, a big boost to a military battling the spread of Islamic State's radical ideology.

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Philippine troops kill two leaders of pro-Islamic State alliance, minister says

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops killed two leaders of a militant alliance in an operation in southern Marawi City on Monday, the defense minister said, a big boost to a military battling to contain the spread of Islamic State's radical ideology.

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Turner blasts Dodgers past Cubs, into 2-0 NLCS lead

(The Sports Xchange) - Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner hit a game-winning, three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series to give the Dodgers a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

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Philippine troops kill two leaders of pro-Islamic state alliance: minister

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops killed two leaders of a militant alliance in an operation in southern Marawi City on Monday, the defense minister said, a big boost to a military battling to contain the spread of Islamic State's radical ideology.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

To Inspire Young Communists, China Turns to ‘Red Army’ Schools

President Xi Jinping is reshaping political education across China’s schools for a new era — patriotic hymns and ancient poems included.

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Venezuela opposition sees 'gigantic victory' in state vote

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leaders on Sunday hailed a "gigantic victory" in gubernatorial elections against President Nicolas Maduro's government after failing to dislodge him in protests earlier this year.

Amazon.com Inc nytimes.com

Amazon Turns on the Charm Amid Criticism From Right and Left

After years of relying on a no-frills lobbying operation, Amazon is spreading its message far and wide in the nation’s capital.

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Iraqi forces take control of 'vast areas' in Kirkuk region: state TV

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces took control of "vast areas" in the oil-rich region of Kirkuk without opposition from Kurdish Peshmerga, state TV said on Monday.

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Woman survives Vegas massacre, returns home to devastation

One woman has an unusual survival story -- she survived the Las Vegas mass shooting and returned home only to have her home burned down by California wildfires. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield speaks to Michella Flores.

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Washington state boy, 13, accidentally shot dead by friend

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

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Germany's Merkel suffers state vote setback as coalition talks loom

BERLIN/HANOVER (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) defeated Angela Merkel's conservatives in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday, a setback for the chancellor as she prepares for tricky coalition talks at the national level this week.

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Secretary of State Tillerson will try to ease tension with North Korea despite saber-rattling from Trump and Kim

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday his diplomatic efforts will continue as long as they possibly can despite the saber-rattling on both sides of the Pacific.

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Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loom

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) defeated Angela Merkel's conservatives in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday in a setback to the chancellor as she prepares for tricky three-way coalition talks at the national level this week.

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RPT-Germany's Social Democrats beat Merkel's conservatives in state vote

BERLIN, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) beat Angela Merkel's conservatives in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday in a setback to the chancellor as she prepares for tricky three-way coalition talks at the national level this week.

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Germany's Social Democrats beat Merkel's conservatives in state vote

BERLIN, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) beat Angela Merkel's conservatives in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday in a setback to the chancellor as she prepares for tricky three-way coalition talks at the national level this week.

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Castrated? Secretary of State says he's 'fully intact'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he's "fully intact" despite Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker's comments suggesting President Donald Trump's tweets and foreign policy comments "castrate" the secretary's diplomatic efforts.

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Secretary of State says 'we're going to stay in' the agreement, but the US may want another deal

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday the US is trying to stay in the Iran nuclear deal while hoping to achieve more from it, days after President Donald Trump threatened to pull the US out of the agreement.

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State of the Cartoonian: The Real Ex-Wives

There's a brand new reality show in Washington, D.C. and New York: The Real Ex-Wives of President Donald Trump.

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Final assault starts on Syria's Raqqa as some Islamic State fighters quit

AIN ISSA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said they had launched their final assault on Syria's Raqqa on Sunday after a convoy of Islamic State fighters left the city, leaving only a hardcore of jihadists to mount a last stand.

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Sharapova wins first WTA title since return from ban

(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title in more than two years at the Tianjin Open on Sunday, showing plenty of grit and determination as she came from behind in each set to beat Belarusian teenager Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6(8).

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Syrian Islamic State fighters evacuate Raqqa city: SDF

AIN ISSA, SYRIA (Reuters) - A group of Islamic State fighters evacuated the Syrian city of Raqqa overnight, taking civilians with them as human shields, a militia spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

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

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

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

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

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State vote unlikely to give Merkel boost in German coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - The north German state of Lower Saxony holds an election on Sunday that looks likely to hand the Social Democrats (SPD) a narrow victory, and deprive Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives of a boost in looming national coalition talks.

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U.S.-backed SDF to let Syrian Islamic State fighters leave Raqqa

AIN ISSA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian Islamic State fighters are set to abandon Raqqa in a withdrawal agreed with U.S.-backed Syrian militias that have them surrounded, a militia spokesman said on Saturday, as the jihadists' defeat in their former Syrian capital edged closer.

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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.

Cyberwarfare and Defense nytimes.com

Wary of Hackers, States Move to Upgrade Voting Systems

New equipment and security protocols are part of the response to Russian meddling in 2016. But lack of money is an obstacle.

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Moroccan police break up Islamic State cell planning attacks: ministry

RABAT (Reuters) - Moroccan authorities said on Saturday they had dismantled a cell linked to Islamic State that was active in eight towns and cities and was planning terrorist operations.

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Indian state revokes order to check planting of Monsanto GM cotton

NEW DELHI, Oct 14 (Reuters) - A leading Indian cotton producing-state has withdrawn an order asking government officials to inspect fields planted with an unapproved variety of genetically modified (GM) cotton developed by Monsanto Co , the world's No. 1 seed maker.

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Here's what would happen to US politics if Puerto Rico became a state

The devastation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria has brought the small island off the coast of Florida -- home to 3.4 million American citizens -- into the spotlight.

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Islamic State faces imminent Raqqa defeat, Syrian YPG says

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State is on the verge of defeat in Syria's Raqqa and the city may finally be cleared of the jihadists on Saturday or Sunday, the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Saturday.

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Kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple returns to Canada

TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) - A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in neighboring Afghanistan, has returned to Canada, the Canadian government said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi makes emergency landing in Australia

SYDNEY, Oct 14 (Reuters) - An Etihad Airways flight travelling from Abu Dhabi to Sydney made an emergency landing at Australia's Adelaide Airport early on Saturday after a warning indicator activated in the cockpit.

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Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi to Sydney makes emergency landing

SYDNEY, Oct 14 (Reuters) - An Etihad Airways flight travelling from Abu Dhabi to Sydney has made an emergency landing at Australia's Adelaide Airport after a warning indicator activated in the cockpit early on Saturday.

Teachers and School Employees nytimes.com

Caught Sleeping or Worse, Troubled Teachers Will Return to New York Classrooms

To save money, schools will be forced to fill vacancies with educators who have lost their jobs but can’t be fired, despite fears some are incompetent or unstable.

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U.S. states sue to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal.

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UPDATE 8-U.S. states sue to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

* Democrat Schumer hopeful of deal to continue subsidies (Adds lawsuit has been filed)

Weinstein Co nytimes.com

Bob Weinstein’s Upbeat Statement Belies Company in Chaos

“Business is continuing as usual,” says the executive, after published accusations against his brother, Harvey, have left the company in turmoil.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. states plan suit to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

* Democrat Schumer hopeful of deal to continue subsidies (Adds Trump invitation to Democrats, comments about insurers, explanation about who will be most affected with subsidies)

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U.S. states plan suit to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. states lined up on Friday to sue to block President Donald Trump's move to scrap a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to health insurers that help low-income Americans pay out-of-pocket medical expenses.

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Californians say they didn't receive emergency alerts

When the wildfires in Northern California broke out this week, they spread so fast that many residents were caught off guard.

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UPDATE 5-U.S. states plan suit to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

* Trump frustrated that Congress failed to dismantle law (Adds planned lawsuits, Schumer comments)

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UPDATE 3-India's Reliance sees telecoms arm Jio turning profitable "shortly"

* To continue pumping about $1 bln per quarter into Jio (Adds analyst comment, exec comment on debt)

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Syrian fighter pilot on trial for espionage in Turkey returns to Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Syrian fighter pilot who was detained after crashing in southern Turkey in March has returned to Syria after a Turkish court released him on Friday, Syrian TV reported.

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UPDATE 2-India's Reliance sees telecoms arm Jio turning profitable "shortly"

* To continue pumping about $1 bln per quarter into Jio (Adds details on Jio, executive comments, background)

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French cabaret Crazy Horse returns to Singapore after a decade

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crazy Horse, a French cabaret known for its topless female dancers, has returned to Singapore a decade after a franchise club failed in the conservative Southeast Asian...

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Homeowners cry as they return after fire

See heartbreaking moments as people return to destroyed homes and possessions as wildfires ravage Northern California.

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Photos: Mata's life in the United States

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BRIEF-Inotek files for preliminary proxy statement for proposed merger with Rocket Pharmaceuticals

* Inotek Pharmaceuticals announces filing of preliminary proxy statement for proposed merger with clinical-stage gene therapy company, Rocket Pharmaceuticals

Labor and Jobs nytimes.com

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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Greek firm Gastrade signs LNG deal with state-owned DEPA

ATHENS, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Greece's state controlled natural gas firm DEPA signed a cooperation agreement on Thursday with natural gas company Gastrade to participate in the development of a liquified natural gas terminal in northern Greece, DEPA said.

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Roy Moore signed resolution in 2010 supporting states' rights to void federal law

Roy Moore, the Republican nominee in Alabama's Senate election, signed onto a resolution in 2010 affirming the right of states to nullify, or void, federal law, CNN's KFile has found.

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Ceasefire deal sealed for southern Damascus: Egypt state media

CAIRO/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A ceasefire deal for a Syrian rebel-held pocket south of Damascus was reached on Thursday, brokered by Egypt and Russia, Egyptian state media said.

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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.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Fiction: Jeffrey Eugenides, Great American Novelist, Turns to the Story

In his debut collection, “Fresh Complaint,” Eugenides explores variations on the theme of failure: marital, creative and financial.

Pullman, Philip nytimes.com

Feature: Philip Pullman Returns to His Fantasy World

After 17 years, the author of the trilogy “His Dark Materials” carries on the story of one of literature’s most indelible heroines.

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China says it has right to bar people from Hong Kong after British activist turned away

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday it had the right to bar people from Hong Kong, a day after a British activist was denied entry into the former British colony, and that it had complained to Britain after it demanded an explanation.

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Macquarie trims metals finance business in turn to energy

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

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Syrian army battles Islamic State in al-Mayadin town: report

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies have captured areas of Islamic State-held al-Mayadin in eastern Syria, a Hezbollah-run military news outlet reported on Thursday, in an advance into the jihadist group's main urban base of operations in Syria.

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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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Singapore's top eatery returns Michelin stars

On October 11, Singapore foodies woke up to one of the darkest culinary announcements the vibrant dining city has witnessed in recent times.

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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.

California nytimes.com

Californians Return to Fire-Ravaged Homes: ‘Everything Is Just Gone’

Northern California fires forced more than 20,000 people to leave their homes. When some Santa Rosa residents went back to check on their houses, there was nothing left.

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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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Prostate cancer patients unclear on differences among treatments

(Reuters Health) - Many patients with localized prostate cancer don’t understand the differences between their treatment options, a new study suggests.

Music nytimes.com

Return of the ’80s! Synth-Pop Bands Stage a Middle-Aged Comeback

Pioneering electronic music bands like Depeche Mode, New Order, Alphaville and Erasure have released new material. It's like the 80s all over again.

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'Mr. Robot' version 3.0 returns to feverish form

"Mr. Robot" was a comet, blazing brightly in its riveting first season at the risk of crashing and burning in its second. While that flame is unlikely to be fully rekindled, version 3.0 marks a welcome return to form, one that tightens the story but still seems disarmingly weird and appropriately suited to the current political and cultural moment.

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Ten charged in booze-fueled death of Louisiana State fraternity pledge

(Reuters) - Ten men have been charged in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge who had more than six times the legal blood alcohol limit after a night of suspected booze-fueled hazing, officials said on Wednesday.

Birth Control and Family Planning nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: On Contraception, It’s Church Over State

The Trump administration has enabled a radical fringe of the Republican Party to all but eliminate the right to employer-provided birth control.

Mountain Lions and Cougars nytimes.com

Trilobites: Solitary Pumas Turn Out to Be Mountain Lions Who Lunch

After tracking 13 pumas at feeding spots in Wyoming for three years, researchers mapped complex social networks of reciprocity among the predatory cats.

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U.S. Justice, State Departments join forces to probe companies abusing visa programs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice and State departments have agreed to share information in order to better probe companies that abuse visa programs used to hire foreign workers, the latest effort by the Trump administration to crack down on immigration abuses.

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Ten charged in death of Louisiana State fraternity pledge

(Reuters) - Police have charged 10 people in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge after a night of suspected alcohol-fueled hazing at the social group's house, the school said on Wednesday.

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Islamic State to fight 'till the end' in Raqqa: U.S. coalition spokesman

KOBANI, Syria (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters in the Syrian city of Raqqa are expected to fight to the death, but some local militants have surrendered recently as U.S.-backed forces close in on their last strongholds, a U.S. coalition spokesman said on Wednesday.

World Cup 2018 (Soccer) nytimes.com

How the United States Missed the World Cup, Minute by Minute

All the United States national team had to do to get to the World Cup was win. But it didn’t, on a night when its rivals did. Watching an American soccer disaster play out in real time.