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David Letterman, celebrated late-night TV host, receives U.S. humor prize

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture.

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McCain appears to mock Trump's draft deferments

Sen. John McCain, in an interview about the Vietnam War, appeared to take a swipe at President Donald Trump when he criticized people from "the highest income level" who avoided the draft by finding a doctor who "would say that they had a bone spur."

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Ex-Argentine leader Fernandez trails in Senate race: early tally

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The candidate backed by Argentina's business-friendly president, Mauricio Macri, held a wide lead against former President Cristina Fernandez in Sunday's race for the Senate in the bellwether province of Buenos Aires, early election results showed on Sunday.

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Rep. Wilson: Niger will be Trump's Benghazi

After President Donald Trump repeatedly referred to her as a "wacky congresswoman," Rep. Frederica Wilson fired back, saying the ambush in Niger that left four US soldiers dead is "Trump's Benghazi."

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Guess who loses with Trump's tax plan?

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Golf: Tournament host Garcia triumphs at Valderrama Masters

MADRID (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters on Sunday to continue his excellent year, pipping Joost Luiten by one stroke after a thrilling duel.

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Why Trump's visit to Capitol Hill could get tense

President Trump faces huge personnel and policy decisions while visiting the Hill this week to push tax reform. His upcoming trip to Asia could be ... complicated. And will he push for a new Fed Chair to replace Janet Yellen?

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Democratic senator: I may support Trump's tax plan

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) says he may support President Trump's tax reform package if it includes tax breaks for middle class families and corporations who don't outsource jobs.

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Catalan leaders will reject direct rule plans

Catalan leaders have insisted they will reject any attempt by Madrid to impose direct rule on their autonomous region, as a political crisis escalates over Catalonia's threats to declare independence from Spain.

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Why China has so few female leaders

The biggest event in China's political calendar is currently taking place in Beijing, and the lack of women at the top echelons of power is palpable.

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday.

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Report: Document contradicts Trump's Gold Star claim

A report states a Pentagon document contradicts President Trump's claim that he has contacted nearly every Gold Star family. CNN's Pamela Brown has the story.

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N.A.A.C.P., Seeking a New Voice, Names Derrick Johnson as President

With a pair of major announcements on Saturday, the century-old organization moved to reclaim its role as the nation’s pre-eminent voice on civil rights.

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Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia's leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing.

Halloween nytimes.com

Loose Ends: Well, Actually, Frankenstein Was the Name of the Doctor

Scary facts only special people know.

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Loved ones say good-bye to Sgt. La David Johnson, US soldier slain in Niger

A heartbreaking truth began to dawn for the family of slain Army Sgt. La David Johnson as loved ones prepared for a private funeral Saturday for the soldier who was killed along with three comrades in an ISIS ambush in Niger.

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Prime Minister Announces Spain Will Remove Catalonia’s Leader

Mariano Rajoy of Spain announced that he would seek to remove the leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, from office, after separatist drive.

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W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks

The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.”

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Five former US presidents to appear at hurricane relief concert

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

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Steve Bannon delivers blistering attack on former President George W. Bush

Steve Bannon delivered a blistering attack on former President George W. Bush during an address at the California GOP Convention Friday night, questioning his intelligence and whether the former President understood the speech that he delivered this week.

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Trump's trouble with the truth

People who have worked with President Donald Trump in the past talk with CNN's Gloria Borger about his relationship with the truth.

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Former HHS Secretary's wife: Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined?

At a committee meeting on Tuesday to address "Barriers to Access Adequate Healthcare," Georgia state representative Betty Price asked about the legality of quarantining HIV patients, to stop the spread of the virus that causes AIDS.

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Cuba unveils Jose Marti statue, a gift from Trump's hometown

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba unveiled a replica of a New York statue of independence hero Jose Marti on Friday, putting a gift from the hometown of U.S. President Donald Trump on public display at a time...

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Former Defense Secretary Carter says Trump can't claim ISIS victory

President Donald Trump is wrong to claim he has dramatically changed the military approach to fighting ISIS, former Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday.

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Opinion: Trump's superpower is being invisible

Which superpower would President Donald Trump choose -- to fly, or be invisible?

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Stock market's future in Trump's hands as Federal Reserve chair pick looms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors awaiting the nomination of the next Federal Reserve chair are hoping whoever is nominated pursues the same monetary policy that has supported rising stock prices for the past nine years.

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Wall St gains, progress in Trump's tax plan lifts hopes

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday after the Senate passed a budget resolution, lifting hopes that President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan may move forward.

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US STOCKS-Wall St gains, progress in Trump's tax plan lifts hopes

* Senate passes budget plan that could pave the way for tax cuts

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Trump's Obamacare shift complicates ability to work with Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's disavowal this week of a bipartisan agreement to stabilize Obamacare has further eroded the already minimal trust congressional Democrats had in him, complicating prospects for gaining their cooperation on a range of issues.

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Wall Street up as progress in Trump's tax plan lifts hopes

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended gains in early afternoon trading on Friday to scale new highs on hopes that President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would make further headway after the Senate passed a budget resolution.

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US STOCKS-Wall St up as progress in Trump's tax plan lifts hopes

* Senate passes budget plan that could pave the way for tax cuts

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Amber Tamblyn believes racist claim against husband David Cross

Amber Tamblyn reached out to the woman who accused her husband, David Cross, of making racist comments and said she believes her.

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The fight over Trump's comments to a Gold Star family shows fundamental break with all Presidents before him

On Thursday night, following a day of back-and-forth over who said what in a phone call between the President of the United States and a military widow, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "The Fake News is going crazy with wacky Congresswoman Wilson(D), who was SECRETLY on a very personal call, and gave a total lie on content!"

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Robertson: Trump's actions are beginning to have global consequences

The last time Baghdad sent troops into Kirkuk to kick out Kurdish forces, I was in the first group of journalists taken to see the aftermath.

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Rep. Frederica Wilson: Trump's call 'not a good message'

Rep. Frederica Wilson said Friday that President Donald Trump's message to the late Sgt. La David Johnson's family is "not a good message to say to anyone who has lost a child at war."

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BRIEF-Sealed Air names William Stiehl as acting CFO

* Sealed Air names William G. Stiehl acting chief financial officer

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Hear Trump's full phone call to Gold Star widow

Natasha De Alencar, the widow of Army Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar, released video of her conversation with President Trump.

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Former Rio Tinto CFO Elliott resigns from Britain's Takeover Panel

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Rio Tinto chief financial officer Guy Elliott has stepped down from Britain's Takeover Panel following fraud charges brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to his time at the miner.

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Former Nazi death camp guard charged with accessory to murder

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German public prosecutors have charged a 96-year-old former guard at a Nazi death camp with having been an accessory to murder, as Germany races against time to bring elderly suspects from the Hitler era to trial before they die.

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Pakistan militant group finds likely replacement after U.S. drone strike kills leader

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Senior militant commander Asad Afridi has emerged as the favorite to become the new leader of a deadly Pakistani Taliban faction, militant sources said on Friday, days after a U.S. drone strike killed the group's chief.

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Hear Trump's call to Gold Star widow

Natasha De Alencar, the widow of Army Staff Sgt Mark De Alencar, released video of her conversation with President Trump.

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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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Japan’s Young Workers Get a Lift, and Its Leaders Profit

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stands to benefit in Sunday’s elections because wage growth and a tight job market have demoted the economy as a campaign issue.

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Review: In ‘Lonely Planet,’ Mismatched Friends and an Unnamed Plague

In a Keen Company revival of Steven Dietz’s play, the comic actors Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath trade quips to keep the fear at bay.

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Anderson Cooper scores Trump's response to Puerto Rico

President Trump gave himself a 10 out of 10 for how the White House handled aid in Puerto Rico after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria. CNN's Anderson Cooper keeps Trump honest with a review of the response.

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EU leaders want to 'responsibly' cut Turkey pre-accession aid: Merkel

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The human rights situation in Turkey is unacceptable, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on Thursday, adding European Union leaders had asked their executive arm to look at cutting pre-accession aid to Ankara in a "responsible way".

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Where is the leader of ISIS?

As US-backed forces this week announced they'd ousted ISIS from its self-declared capital in Syria, the fate of the terror group's reclusive leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, remains a mystery.

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EU leaders want proposals on taxing online giants early next year

BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (Reuters) - European Union leaders said on Thursday they looked forward to seeing proposals on taxing online giants by early 2018 but in a nod to concerns from countries like Ireland said EU efforts had to be in line with work under way at a global level.

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Brazil's former Olympic chief to stand trial in Rio 2016 bribes case

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman will stand trial for his role in a corruption case involving alleged bribery aimed at making Rio de Janeiro the host of the 2016 Games, a Brazilian judge decided on Thursday.

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Former Dean Foods chairman gets two years for insider trading scheme

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

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John Kelly's attempt to repair damage from Donald Trump's condolence call was stirring but incomplete

From the second that White House chief of staff John Kelly appeared in the White House press briefing room on Thursday afternoon, you could tell something big was about to happen.

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Facebook to launch news subscription feature, some big names opt out

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has signed up 10 news publishers including the Washington Post and The Economist to take part in a trial that gives its mobile app users access to a limited number of articles a month and then the option to subscribe via the publishers' own websites.

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EU leaders agree stronger support for Italy over Libya migration

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed to provide "stronger support" to Italy for its work in Libya aimed at curbing immigration to Europe, their summit chairman Donald Tusk said after talks in Brussels on Thursday.

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Brazil court orders release of former Olympic committee chief

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court ordered the release from jail of former head of the national Olympics committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman on Thursday, according to the court's press office.

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Leaders of Venezuela's bruised opposition to travel abroad to denounce 'voting fraud'

CARACAS (Reuters) - Key members of Venezuela's opposition, divided and dispirited after losing gubernatorial elections over the weekend, will travel abroad to denounce what it says is a "fraudulent" voting system under leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

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Senate heads for vote crucial to Trump's tax reform plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code headed for a pivotal moment on Thursday, with Senate Republicans poised to approve a budget measure that would help them pass tax legislation without Democratic support.

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With tears and song, China welcomes Xi as great, wise leader

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials on Thursday heaped praise on President Xi Jinping's political ideology, unveiled a day earlier at a key Communist Party Congress, a sign that it could be enshrined in the party's constitution and further cement his power.

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

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

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Trump names Washington insiders to head antitrust, consumer protection agency

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - The White House formally announced on Thursday the president will nominate Washington antitrust lawyer Joseph Simons to the Federal Trade Commission, along with Rohit Chopra, a former official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Just relax, Europe's tech leader SAP tells investors, fourth quarter will be dynamite

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology stock, predicted a "dynamite" fourth quarter for its cloud computing business, helping its shares erase losses after third-quarter results fell short of market expectations.

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UPDATE 3-Just relax, Europe's tech leader SAP tells investors, Q4 will be dynamite

* Q3 core profit 1.64 bln euros, just below forecasts (Updates with management comments, analyst, shares)

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What this American militia leader wants you to know

After a massive resurgence of American militia groups following President Barack Obama's 2008 election, the Southern Poverty Law Center -- which tracks data on the anti-government movement -- reported a decline in patriot groups in 2016.

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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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EU leaders to recommit to Iran nuclear deal whatever Trump decides

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will on Thursday reaffirm their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, regardless of whether an increasingly critical United States pulls out.

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New Zealand names youngest ever female leader

Jacinda Ardern will be the next New Zealand Prime Minister, after Winston Peters, the leader of the minority NZ First agreed Thursday to support Ardern's Labour party in a coalition government.

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Nawaz Sharif, Ousted Pakistani Leader, Is Indicted in Corruption Case

The charges against the former prime minister stem from his family’s ownership of expensive residential property in London.

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China’s Reform Hopefuls Watch for Names. Only One May Matter.

A leadership shuffle in the Communist Party could hint at its commitment to an economic overhaul, but Xi Jinping’s growing power may hinder that effort.

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Philippines says 'big possibility' Malaysian militant leader killed

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a "big possibility" that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become Islamic State's point man in Southeast Asia has been killed in an overnight battle.

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Cruz cracks Larry David joke to Sanders at debate

At a CNN debate about the Republican tax plan, Sen. Ted Cruz joked that Sen. Bernie Sanders should "curb his enthusiasm" and not interrupt him.

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Veterans dismayed by Trump's urge to 'punch back' in feud

President Donald Trump's controversial response to the deaths of four US soldiers has evolved into a politicized war of words with a Democratic congresswoman and -- by extension, the widow of a fallen service member -- sparking concerns that the US civilian-military divide may be at a crisis point.

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White House says Trump's check to military family has been sent

That was the message from the White House on Wednesday after the father of a slain U.S. Army sergeant said a generous offer from President Donald Trump had not materialized.

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Spain-Catalonia standoff set to intensify as leaders take hard lines

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's political showdown with Catalonia is set to reach a new level on Thursday when political leaders in Madrid and Barcelona are expected to make good on pledges made to their supporters to stick to their tough positions over the region's future.

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Syrian militant group releases video of leader apparently uninjured

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two weeks after Russia said it had critically injured the leader of the Tahrir al-Sham militant group in Syria, an undated video was published on Wednesday, purporting to show its leader Abu Mohamad al-Golani, apparently in good health.

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Trump's existential crisis: Ride with Bannon or govern with McConnell

They are the dueling imps hovering over President Donald Trump's shoulders, whispering in his ear, cajoling, enticing, threatening as they stretch their president and their party in wildly divergent directions.

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EU leaders to call for end to North Korea's weapons program: draft

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will demand on Thursday that North Korea end its nuclear and ballistic weapons program, according to the draft final statement of an EU summit.

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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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Trump's tweets lead to bad news coverage, study shows

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Gold Star father: Trump's words misconstrued

The father of a slain US serviceman told CNN he believes critics of President Donald Trump's reported comments to a soldier's widow mistook his intended meaning.

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U.S. says holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States held Myanmar's military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority.

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

* Catalonia faces direct rule imminently unless it drops secession

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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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Tillerson: U.S. holds Myanmar military leaders accountable for Rohingya crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States was "extraordinarily concerned" by what was happening to Myanmar's Rohingya minority and held Myanmar's military leadership accountable.

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Brazil's former Olympic chief charged in 2016 Games bribes investigation

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors charged the former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman, and five other people on Wednesday with corruption based on an investigation of alleged bribery to have Rio de Janeiro host the 2016 Games.

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House Democrats seek documents on former Trump aide Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic lawmakers called on Wednesday for a congressional committee to issue subpoenas to the White House and three companies for documents about fired national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Trump's unpresidential fight over the death of a soldier

President Donald Trump's phone call Tuesday to the widow of a Green Beret killed in action in Niger has, somehow, turned into a she said/he said situation.

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Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. federal judge has blocked parts of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on people entering the United States from eight countries, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.

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Rep.: Trump didn't even know soldier's name

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Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on U.S. visitors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's latest effort to restrict citizens from eight countries from entering the United States, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.

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

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

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Russian, Israeli leaders discuss Iran nuclear program, Syria, Iraq

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iran nuclear program, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

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CNN poll: Most oppose Trump's tax reform plan

A slim majority of Americans (52%) oppose President Donald Trump's recent tax reform proposals, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, while only one-third (34%) say they support the Trump plan.

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

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

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MOVES-AMP Capital names Sudhanshu Garg director for new Dubai office

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Investor manager AMP Capital appointed Sudhanshu Garg as institutional director for its newly opened representative office in Dubai.

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Spanish PM asks Catalan leader to 'act sensibly'

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed to Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to "act sensibly" on Wednesday, as a government deadline approached for the northeastern region to renounce a bid for independence.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

* SEC seeks to bar Albanese, Elliott from roles at public companies. (Adds Elliot standing down from Shell board in paragraph 9, details of Mozambique coal assets, coal market.)

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METALS-London copper climbs on robust demand; China leadership meet in focus

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Wednesday, supported by healthy demand growth expectations and relief from a stronger dollar, while markets looked ahead to policy announcements from China's Communist Party conference. "China's underlying demand for copper remains stable and solid," said Hong Kong-based broker Argonaut Securities. There has been stable demand from China's power sector, and strong dem

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UPDATE 3-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

* Company raised money while misinformation in the market - SEC

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Jason Kander: Trump's remarks to widow are nauseating

Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander reacts to President Trump telling soldier's widow "he knew what he signed up for," according to Congresswoman Frederica Wilson.

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U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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Show Us Your Wall: David and Sybil Yurman: Out of Africa — and the Subconscious

From Danish modern furnishings to African masks, a jewelry power couple’s collections are inspired by memories and travels.

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Begala: Trump's dodge on fallen troops was a disgrace

In using a question on his response to four soldiers slain in Niger to make an unfounded slam at Obama and other presidents, Donald Trump debased the presidency and those who serve, writes Paul Begala.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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MOVES-TPG Capital names former Ford CEO Mark Fields as senior adviser

Oct 17 (Reuters) - TPG Capital said on Tuesday former Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Mark Fields has joined the private equity firm as a senior adviser.

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SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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Trump administration again declines to name China currency manipulator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday declined to name China as a currency manipulator although it remained critical of the Chinese government's economic policies ahead of a planned visit to Beijing by President Donald Trump.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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BRIEF-DISH names Tim Messner general counsel

* DISH names Tim Messner general counsel; R. Stanton dodge to join DraftKings as chief legal officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Lt. General: Trump's Obama comment 'shameful'

Retired Lieutenant General and CNN Contributor Mark Hertling says President Trump's false assertion that President Obama didn't call families of fallen troops is "shameful."

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Do Trump's resort and hotel holdings violate ethics rules? Judge to hear case Wednesday

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Federal judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban

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

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Trump likely to name Fed chair by early November: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has a pool of five candidates to choose from for the next chair of the Federal Reserve and is likely to announce his choice before going to Asia in early November, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

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Opinion: No strategy to Trump's foreign policy

Speaking to Fox News on Sunday, H.R. McMaster -- President Donald Trump's national security adviser, and a thinking warrior with a firm grasp of history and reality -- made a stunning claim: Trump has "helped us restore our strategic competence."

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Trump likely to name Fed chair by early November: source familiar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has a pool of five candidates to choose from for the next chair of the Federal Reserve and is likely to announce his choice before going to Asia in early November, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

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MOVES-Natixis names Marc Mourre global markets commodities head

Oct 17 (Reuters) - French bank Natixis SA named Marc Mourre as head of global markets commodities at its corporate & investment banking segment.

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Catalan Leaders Accuse Madrid of Killing Chance of Talks

The regional government said hopes of dialogue had been “dynamited” after a judge ordered the arrest of two figureheads of the independence movement.

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Trump's drug czar nominee withdraws from consideration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Tom Marino, his pick as the U.S. drug czar, has withdrawn after it became public that the congressman advocated for legislation undermining the government's ability to crack down on pharmaceutical companies that play a role in the nation's opioid crisis.

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Tom Marino pulls his name from consideration after report reveals his role in bill easing opioid distribution

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino, a Pennsylvania Republican, has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the nation's next drug czar.

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Russian opposition leader's fraud conviction arbitrary, Europe's top rights court says

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Europe's top human rights court ruled on Tuesday that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's conviction for fraud in 2014 had been "arbitrary and manifestly unreasonable" and ordered Russia to pay him compensation.

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

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

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Futures flat as investors assess earnings from big names

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were steady on Tuesday as investors assessed earnings reports from big corporates, including investment bank Morgan Stanley and healthcare major Johnson & Johnson.

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US STOCKS-Futures flat as investors assess earnings from big names

Oct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were steady on Tuesday as investors assessed earnings reports from big corporates, including investment bank Morgan Stanley and healthcare major Johnson & Johnson.

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BRIEF-Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd - ‍announces hiring of David Johnston as a global advisor​

* Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd - ‍announces hiring of David Johnston as a global advisor​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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MOVES-Demica names Maurice Benisty as chief commercial officer

Oct 17 (Reuters) - UK-based boutique capital markets firm Demica said it appointed Maurice Benisty as chief commercial officer.

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CNN poll: Trump's approval rating holds steady

President Donald Trump's approval rating holds steady in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, but that overall stability belies declining views on how things are going in the country today.

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MOVES-Asset manager 3i names three hires to private equity team

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Asset manager 3i Group Plc announced three new hires to its private equity team.

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As China's leaders gather, market reform hopes fade

BEIJING (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping's rule in China has been marked by a muscular stance in many areas – from corruption to foreign policy - but investors and business leaders hoping that the nation’s most powerful leader in decades will drive market reforms are girding for disappointment.

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MOVES-Bfinance names new London portfolio solutions head

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Independent investment consultant bfinance appointed Malcolm Hunt head of portfolio solutions to its London team.

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U.S. renews call for Cambodia to release opposition leader from prison

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States renewed a call for Cambodia's government to release the country's main opposition leader Kem Sokha from prison, after parliament voted to change election laws that would re-distribute his party's seats if it was dissolved.

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Anderson Cooper breaks down Trump's flip-flop on McConnell

CNN's Anderson Cooper compares President Trump's most recent positive comments about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with things he's previously said.

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The Swift Rise of Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s 31-Year-Old New Leader

Mr. Kurz, who began in politics as a teenager, is on track to become the world’s youngest head of government.

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Spain High Court jails two Catalan separatist leaders pending investigation

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain moved closer on Monday to imposing central rule over Catalonia to thwart its independence push as Madrid's High Court signaled a hardening line by jailing the leaders of two of the largest separatist organizations.

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

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

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President Trump's mysterious absence from conservative talk radio

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Spanish High Court jails two Catalan separatist leaders pending investigation

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain moved closer on Monday to imposing central rule over Catalonia to thwart its independence push as Madrid's High Court signaled a hardening line by jailing the leaders of two of the largest separatist organizations.

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

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

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British piers, Alabama buildings named among 25 at-risk monuments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - From a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria, to England's Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, historical gems around the globe are threatened...

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Brazil's Embraer gets firm order for 6 jets from unnamed client

SAO PAULO, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA received a firm order for six of its A-29 Super Tucano jets from an unnamed client, it said in a statement on Monday.

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Pakistan deports Turkish school network's former director and family

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has deported a former director of a chain of private Turkish schools along with his family, former school officials said on Monday, the day set for a court hearing on the deportation.

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Catalonia leader fails to clarify independence declaration

The President of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, failed to clarify Monday whether his administration had officially declared independence from Spain and instead repeated his call for talks to resolve the ongoing constitutional crisis in the country.

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MOVES-Willis Towers Watson names new CEEMEA region head

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Advisory and broking firm Willis Towers Watson Plc appointed Neil Irwin to lead its Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) region, effective immediately.

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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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Catalan leader fails to spell out independence stance, calls for talks

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont failed to clarify on Monday whether he had declared Catalonia's independence from Spain last week, paving the way for the central government to take control of the region and rule it directly.

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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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Philippines Says It Killed ISIS-Linked Leader in Push to Reclaim City

Isnilon Hapilon and the group he led, Abu Sayyaf, have occupied parts of the southern city of Marawi since May. He was wanted by the F.B.I. for hostage-taking.

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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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As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the world's top central banks who risked trillions of dollars and their reputations to rescue the global economy are now set to walk off stage at a time when the lingering effects of the crisis, evolving technology and a combustible political landscape will challenge their successors.

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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.

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ISIS-affiliated leaders killed in Philippines

Two key ISIS-affiliated leaders engaged in a standoff with Philippines forces in the southern city of Marawi have been killed, the country's Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Monday.

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Philippine army says unconfirmed reports two key rebel leaders dead

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

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Homeless Shelters Name Their Own Rates in New York, Audit Finds

The state comptroller found that New York had poor control over how much it was paying to house the homeless, but the city said reform was already underway.

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Deadline nears for Catalan leader to clarify independence stance

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

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Trump's new Senate friends: Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul

President Donald Trump is taking another swing at his relations with some former rivals.

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Sen. Collins: Trump's health care moves hurt 'vulnerable people'

President Donald Trump's recent, aggressive actions on health care will make it harder for people to access care, Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins warned on Sunday.

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Catalan leader calls for calm ahead of Madrid deadline

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

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Afghan Taliban deny former hostage's claims of murder, rape

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Taliban spokesman denied on Sunday accusations by a Canadian man that one of his children had been murdered and his wife raped while they were being held captive by militants who kidnapped them in Afghanistan in 2012.

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China expels former justice minister from party for graft

BEIJING (Reuters) - A former Chinese justice minister has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party following an investigation by the anti-corruption watchdog, the first time the government has announced that she was in trouble.

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Danger of war, Germany warns after Trump's move on Iran nuclear deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - If the United States terminates the Iran nuclear deal or reimposes sanctions on Tehran it could result in Iran developing nuclear weapons and raise the danger of war close to Europe, Germany's foreign minister said on Saturday.

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Twitter gives profile names of Russian-linked accounts to Senate

Twitter has given staff of the Senate intelligence committee profile names of 201 accounts linked to Russian efforts at interfering in last year's election, two sources with knowledge of the matter confirm to CNN.

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Trump's pick to lead NOAA pushed for privatizing weather data

President Donald Trump's nominee to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration knows the agency very well -- he's the chief executive officer of a company that has fought over the use of the agency's data.

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How Trump's executive order affects those with pre-existing conditions

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Turkey orders detention of 100 former police officers in post-coup probe: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities issued detention warrants on Saturday for 100 former police officers and have so far detained 63 of them, the state-run Anadolu news agency said, as part of a widening crackdown since last year's failed coup attempt.

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Southern Yemen leader sees independence referendum soon

ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's former Aden governor, who has declared a council that seeks secession for southern Yemen, said late on Friday a referendum on independence would be announced soon.

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Trump's reason for decertifying Iran deal is a mystery

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Advocates for Americans held in Iran worried by Trump's hard line

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Advocates for Americans imprisoned by Iranian authorities said on Friday they were concerned the Trump administration's hard line on Iran would close off the chance for talks to secure the prisoners' release.

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What does Trump's move on Iran deal mean?

CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on the status of the nuclear deal with Iran, and President Trump's next steps.

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SoFi withdraws U.S. banking application, citing leadership change

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Student online lender Social Finance Inc said on Friday that it is withdrawing its application for a bank license in the wake of the departure of a number of senior executives, including co-founder and former Chief Executive Mike Cagney.

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European Leaders Condemn Trump’s Decision on Iran

Russia, China and most of Europe have voiced alarm at the prospect of President Trump’s undermining the 2015 deal with Iran.

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BRIEF-Honeywell names Brian S. Cook global head of M&A

* Says Cook succeeds Anne Madden, who was recently named as Honeywell's senior vice president and general counsel​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Trump's flag ceremony joke sparks debate

CNN's Don Lemon speaks with political commentators Ben Ferguson and Keith Boykin about President Donald Trump making a joke on live TV during the playing of "Retreat."

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BRIEF-Novavax announces leadership change

* Novavax Inc - ‍Barclay Phillips has submitted his resignation as senior vice president, chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer​

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Senior U.S. legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

LONDON (Reuters) - A top U.S. government legal official has given strong backing to Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications, rebuking tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs.

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Allies press Catalan leader to declare full independence, ignore Madrid deadlines

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont came under pressure from one of his key allies on Friday to declare full independence and ignore a threat of direct rule from the Spanish government.

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UPDATE 2-Senior US legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A top U.S. government legal official has given strong backing to Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications, rebuking tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs.

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Howard Cheerleaders Add Voices to the Anthem Debate by Taking a Knee

The cheerleaders at Howard, a historically black university, kneel during the national anthem before football games. Players don’t get the chance.

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Former friend Malaysia halts all imports from North Korea, data shows

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia, which until recently had been one of Pyongyang's closest friends, has halted all imports from North Korea, as part of global efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programs.

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What Trump's move on Iran means for the US and world

President Donald Trump will not kill the Iran nuclear deal on Friday.

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What's in Trump's health care order?

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Source: Trump's tweets were response to mayor

President Donald Trump's latest tweets regarding recovery efforts in Puerto Rico were a direct response to remarks made by San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz criticizing Trump's response to Hurricane Maria, a GOP source familiar with internal discussions said.

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John Kelly: Trump's tweets are accurate

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly fielded a number of questions from reporters at today's White House press briefing, including one about President Trump's earlier tweet about Puerto Rico and the FEMA presence on the island. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

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Former leader of Germany's far-right kicks off new 'Blue Party'

BERLIN (Reuters) - Frauke Petry, the former co-leader of the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD), will unveil her new "Blue Party" on Friday, promising a "reasonable conservative" agenda that would appeal to a broad base of Germans, she told a newspaper group.

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Pitbull sees Trump's 'true colors' on Puerto Rico relief

The rapper's criticism comes just before President Trump warned Puerto Rico that federal aid won't last "forever."

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Trump's not-so-quick fix to undo Obamacare

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday prescribed a quick fix to undo Obamacare through executive order after Republicans in the U.S. Congress failed to repeal and replace the healthcare law as promised, but industry experts said there are many steps involved that will slow it down.

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Q&A-Trump's not-so-quick fix to undo Obamacare

NEW YORK, Oct 12 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday prescribed a quick fix to undo Obamacare through executive order after Republicans in the U.S. Congress failed to repeal and replace the healthcare law as promised, but industry experts said there are many steps involved that will slow it down.

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Trump's Iran plans driving EU toward Russia and China: Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's expected move to "de-certify" the international nuclear deal with Iran is driving a wedge between Europe and the United States and bringing Europeans closer to Russia and China, Germany said on Thursday.

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Debunking Trump's Puerto Rico tweet

President Donald Trump sent a stern warning to Puerto Rico on Thursday morning via Twitter. "We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever," Trump tweeted.

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Swiss open World Cup criminal probe into former FIFA official Valcke, beIN CEO

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they had opened a criminal investigation into former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media, focused on corruption linked to World Cup broadcasting rights.

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Wells Fargo names Mike Roemer chief compliance officer

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co , the third-biggest U.S. bank by assets, on Thursday named Mike Roemer chief compliance officer.

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BRIEF-Mike Roemer named Wells Fargo chief compliance officer

* Roemer most recently served as group head of Compliance for Barclays​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Swiss open criminal case against former FIFA official Valcke, beIN CEO

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal proceeding against former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Qatar's beIN Media Chief Executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the latest escalation in their ongoing investigation into corruption in soccer.

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Analysis: Trump's authoritarian streak

When he looks in the mirror, President Donald Trump sees a strongman.

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Gorbachev, last Soviet leader, wants Trump-Putin summit to save arms pact

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, said on Thursday a landmark arms control treaty that helped end the Cold War was in peril and called for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to save it.

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HSBC names retail head John Flint as its next chief executive

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has appointed John Flint as its next chief executive the bank said on Thursday, sticking with a tradition of promoting company insiders to run the firm.

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UPDATE 1-HSBC names retail head John Flint as its next chief executive

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - HSBC has appointed John Flint as its next chief executive the bank said on Thursday, sticking with a tradition of promoting company insiders to run the firm.

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Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

(This October 11 story has been refiled to add Puigdemont's first name, title in paragraph three.)

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Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Four suspects charged with two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader were identified for the first time in a Malaysian court on Thursday. 

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UPDATE 2-Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal

MEXICO CITY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Business leaders attending a U.S.-Mexico CEO conference said on Wednesday that no North American Free Trade Agreement would be better than a bad deal, as industry braces for the end of a treaty that drives $1 trillion in annual trade.

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CORRECTED-U.S., Mexican business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal

MEXICO CITY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - U.S. and Mexican CEOs gathered in Mexico City on Wednesday said it would be better to live with no North American Free Trade Agreement than be saddled with a bad deal, as industry braces for the end of a treaty that drives $1 trillion in annual trade.

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Opinion: The real risk in Trump's Iran gambit

It's still unclear whether Donald Trump's expected decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal will lead to the total collapse of the agreement. But the truth is that decertification is only half the story. The bigger threat to the deal is Trump's apparent intention to ratchet up pressure in the region on Tehran. Doing so risks not only scuppering the agreement, but putting the United States and Iran on a collision course that could result in outright conflict.

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UPDATE 1-Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal

MEXICO CITY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Business leaders attending a U.S.-Mexico CEO conference said on Wednesday that no North American Free Trade Agreement would be better than a bad deal, as industry braces for the end of a treaty that drives $1 trillion in annual trade.

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U.S., Mexican business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal

MEXICO CITY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - U.S. and Mexican CEOs gathered in Mexico City on Wednesday said it would be better to live with no North American Free Trade Agreement than be saddled with a bad deal, as industry braces for the end of a treaty that drives $1 trillion in annual trade.