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Russian-linked propaganda site targeted black Americans

A group linked to the Russian troll farm behind thousands of fake Facebook ads paid personal trainers in New York, Florida, and other parts of the United States to run self-defense classes for African Americans in an apparent attempt to stoke racial tensions and gather contact details of Americans potentially susceptible to their propaganda. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

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Lloyd's of London estimates net claims for Hurricane Maria of $900 million

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London estimated net claims of $900 million for Hurricane Maria, which caused devastation in Puerto Rico last month, the specialist insurance market said on Monday.

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Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans

(Reuters Health) - African-Americans have worse cardiovascular health and more deaths from heart disease than other groups, at least partly from less effective disease prevention and management efforts, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).

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Lloyd's of London estimates net claims for Hurricane Maria of $900 mln

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London estimated net claims of $900 million for Hurricane Maria, which caused devastation in Puerto Rico last month, the specialist insurance market said on Monday.

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London Adds Charge for Older Diesel Vehicles to Fight Pollution

It will now cost almost $30 to drive such cars in the center of the British capital, as the mayor cites “a health crisis” caused by poor-quality air.

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London introduces vehicle pollution levy in new blow to diesel

LONDON (Reuters) - London brought in a new levy on the oldest and most polluting cars entering the city center from Monday, almost doubling how much motorists have to pay in the latest blow to diesel.

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METALS-London copper steady, underpinned by China growth hopes

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper pared early gains but traded steady on Monday after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official growth target even as its housing market slows. China's new home prices registered another month of weak growth in September, with the biggest markets slipping and vast numbers of smaller cities cooling off as government measures to cool a

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Firms not bluffing when they threaten to shift away from London- mayor

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Companies are not bluffing when they threaten to move business from London due to uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union, mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday, adding a transition deal would allow them to make plans more securely.

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METALS-London copper edges higher on China growth hopes

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Monday alongside other metals, after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official growth target even as its housing market slows. China's new home prices registered another month of weak growth in September, with the biggest markets slipping and vast numbers of smaller cities cooling off as government measures to cool a lon

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METALS-London copper climbs as China reaffirms growth target

MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Monday alongside other metals, after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official target of 6.5 percent growth this year. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.4 percent to $6,982 a tonne by 0119 GMT, after closing little changed in the previous session, when it posted its fourth straight weekly gain. LME copper prices reached $7,177 a tonne last

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London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles

LONDON (Reuters) - London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.

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Rep. Wilson fires back at Trump and says his chief of staff 'lied to the American public' in criticizing her

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Australia's Groves cleared of breach of whereabouts rules

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rio Olympics silver medalist Madeline Groves has been cleared of a third breach of anti-doping 'whereabouts rules' and is free to compete at next year's Commonwealth Games, Swimming Australia said on Saturday.

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Red Century: When New York City Was the Capital of American Communism

From cooperative parties in the Bronx to the Lower East Side unions, the Big Apple was once a vibrant center for the left.

Dancing nytimes.com

Steve Paxton, a Buddha of American Dance

Mr. Paxton, 78, doesn’t perform much these days. But we talked to him a few weeks before a rare New York show with old friends Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer.

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London the starting line as Adidas laces up robotic shoe run

LONDON (Reuters) - Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalizes on its first Speedfactory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics.

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Paris or London? International Collectors Now Have to Choose

The timing of the FIAC and Frieze art fairs means that few visitors can accommodate both. How do savvy buyers choose?

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Schlumberger warns of moderating North American activity

(Reuters) - Schlumberger Ltd posted a bigger quarterly profit on Friday as its North American business continues to be helped by strong shale drilling, but the oilfield services giant said that investments in the region was moderating.

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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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Senate Approves Budget Plan That Smooths Path Toward Tax Cut

On Thursday night, the Senate narrowly approved a budget plan that would protect a $1.5 trillion tax cut from a Democratic filibuster.

Dancing nytimes.com

At American Ballet Theater Gala, All Is the Same but Different

The gala program, with two premieres (one by Alexei Ratmansky one by Jessica Lang), demonstrated how this troupe has been changing.

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Facebook, Twitter lawyers to testify in Congress on Russia meddling

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

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

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

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London will remain leading financial centre - PM May's spokesman

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - London will remain the world's leading financial centre, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday when asked about comments by Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein.

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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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Some middle-class Americans worry Trump health subsidies cut will hurt

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Tom Westerman voted for Donald Trump in last year's election but says he might not do so again after the president cut off billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies.

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London Theater Reviews: Brexit Britain Through the Lens of a Russian Master

Mike Bartlett’s “Albion” riffs on Chekhov to give a fresh view of modern-day England, but a French play in a new translation proves suffocating.

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Fallen Troops’ Families Tell of Meeting Presidents: Sympathy and Sometimes Discomfort

President Trump’s condolence call to the widow of a slain soldier was outside the usual range of encounters with presidents, wounded service members and families of those killed said.

Appointments and Executive Changes nytimes.com

American Express Chief Executive Ken Chenault to Step Down

Mr. Chenault will retire next year and will be succeeded by another American Express executive, Stephen Squeri.

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In bid to sow fear, Russian trolls paid for self defense classes for African Americans

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1 million Americans without drinking water

After Hurricane Maria toppled the bridge that connects him to the rest of civilization and ripped the roof and walls off his house here in the central mountains of Puerto Rico, Ramón Sostre raised a weathered American flag above the wreckage.

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UPDATE 1-Native American tribe holding patents sues Amazon and Microsoft

Oct 18 (Reuters) - A Native American tribe sued Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp in federal court in Virginia on Wednesday for infringing supercomputer patents it is holding for a technology firm.

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Native American tribe holding patents sues Amazon and Microsoft

(Reuters) - A Native American tribe sued Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp in federal court in Virginia on Wednesday for infringing supercomputer patents it is holding for a technology firm.

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METALS-London copper edges down; China congress in focus

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - London copper on Wednesday eased from three-year highs hit earlier in the week, but was supported by solid demand-growth expectations, with markets looking to policy announcements from China's Communist Party Congress. "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 st

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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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UBS asks London investment bankers - Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt?

LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS asked staff whether they would prefer to relocate to Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt after Britain leaves the European Union in a survey sent to its investment bankers on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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UBS asks London investment bankers: Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt?

LONDON/ZURICH, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS asked staff whether they would prefer to relocate to Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt after Britain leaves the European Union in a survey sent to its investment bankers on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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London Art Auction for Grenfell Fire Survivors Raises $2.5 Million

Leading artists donated pieces for sale at Sotheby’s, including Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley and Wolfgang Tillmans.

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As the President tries to undo Obama-era policies, progressive lawyers are seeking national injunctions

As the Trump administration seeks to obliterate Obama-era policies, progressive lawyers are racing to court asking for an extreme form of relief, urging judges to reach deep into their judicial tool kits and issue national -- even global -- injunctions.

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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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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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London art auction raises $2.5 million for survivors of deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

LONDON (Reuters) - An auction of 31 artworks donated by some of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has raised close to 2 million pounds for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that...

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Mudd: Trump has empathy of a cockroach

CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd said President Trump's remarks about fallen soldiers and their families shows his lack of empathy.

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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.

Head and Neck Cancer nytimes.com

7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

The incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women.

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President blames Cuba for 'sonic attacks' on Americans

President Donald Trump said Monday that he does "believe Cuba is responsible" for the mysterious attacks that sickened at least 22 US diplomats and family members in Havana.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. top court to review antitrust claims against American Express

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees.

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Scotland sees progress in Brexit talks with London but still objects to bill

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - The British and Scottish executives have made progress in talks on how to share powers after Brexit, they said on Monday, but Edinburgh still objects to the central government's proposed law on withdrawing from the European Union.

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U.S. top court to review antitrust claims against American Express

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees.

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Third woman accuses Weinstein of sexual assault in London

A third woman in London has made sexual assault allegations against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

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Austria's conservative shift opens path to power for far right

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's shift to the right in a parliamentary election has paved the way for young conservative star Sebastian Kurz to become the country's next leader and opened a path for the resurgent far right to return to power.

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Aboard the 1938 fight from London to Australia

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U.S. Military to Begin Drills to Evacuate Americans From South Korea

The military’s plan to practice evacuating noncombatants from South Korea comes amid heightened tensions with North Korea.

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METALS-London copper hits 3-year high, breaking $7,000/T, on rosier China economy

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 16 (Reuters) - London copper prices charged through the $7,000 mark for the first time in three years on Monday, underpinned by improving manufacturing profits in China that pointed to robust growth in the world's top user of metals. China's producer price inflation unexpectedly accelerated to a six-month high in September as a construction boom showed no signs of abating and as a government crackdown on air pol

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Top international lawyers say Hong Kong rule of law under threat

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The jailing of three Hong Kong democracy activists this year is a serious threat to the city's rule of law, a group of senior international lawyers said on Monday, adding the independence of the judiciary risks becoming a "charade".

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Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats as Congress edges toward a possible government shutdown, lawmakers said on Sunday.

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Famed director expresses sympathy for the victims and for the movie mogul accused of multiple rapes

Woody Allen called the scandal looming over Harvey Weinstein, "very sad for everybody involved." The disgraced movie mogul is facing dozens of allegations that include sexual assault and rape. Director expresses sympathy for the victims, says he doesn't want a 'witch hunt atmosphere' in offices

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As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest

LONDON (Reuters) - The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod.

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Taliban Deny Fighters Raped American Hostage and Killed Baby

The insurgent group said a statement by Joshua Boyle, who was freed from five years of captivity in Afghanistan, was “fed by the enemy.”

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Releasing notes on fired FBI director's meetings with Trump could harm investigation, lawyers say

Government lawyers have asked a judge to reject CNN's requests to make public the memos of former FBI Director James Comey in which he details his meetings with President Donald Trump.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

News Analysis: The Survivor’s Guilt of a New American Citizen

I no longer live in the shadows, but the fate of my fellow Dreamers is uncertain.

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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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Zambian villagers can sue Vedanta in the UK: London's Court of Appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers can pursue a claim for damages in English courts for environmental pollution after London's Court of Appeal on Friday rejected an appeal by diversified miner Vedanta.

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Uber embarks on legal battle to retain London license

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] lodged a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London's transport regulator that stripped the taxi app of its operating license in its most important European market, the first stop on what is set to be a long legal road.

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UPDATE 2-Uber embarks on legal battle to retain London licence

* Uber still operating pending outcome of appeal (Adds details, background)

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Teenager to stand trial in March over London bomb attack

LONDON (Reuters) - A teenager who moved to Britain after his parents were killed in Iraq will go on trial in March over a bomb attack on a packed commuter train that injured 30 people in London in September.

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Uber appeals against loss of London license

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] submitted a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London's transport regulator that stripped the taxi app of its operating license in one of its most important markets.

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

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

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White House says Trump will stop subsidies that helped lower-income Americans buy health insurance

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Gunshots, a Cry of ‘Kill the Hostages,’ Then Freedom for Canadian-American Family

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

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Police in New York and London Look Into Assault Allegations Against Weinstein

The reports — related to an episode in London in the 1980s and in New York in 2004 — are preliminary, but point to the breadth of the legal challenges Harvey Weinstein could face.

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American woman and family freed from Taliban

CNN's Michelle Kosinski reports from the State Department.

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Weinstein under investigation by police in London and NYC

Police on both sides of the Atlantic are investigating Harvey Weinstein over allegations of sexual assault as the scandal surrounding the disgraced Hollywood movie mogul mounts.

Travels With Myself and Another (Book) nytimes.com

American Beauties: Riding Shotgun on Martha Gellhorn’s Brave and Comic Adventures

In “Travels With Myself and Another,” first published in 1978, Gellhorn recounted her “horror journeys,” some of them taken with Ernest Hemingway by her side.

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Pakistani-American faces extradition hearing on NYC attack plot

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani-American man accused of plotting attacks in New York City for Islamic State is scheduled to appear at an extradition hearing in a Pakistani court on Friday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

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

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

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Pakistan rescues Canadian, American couple and their three children from 'terrorist custody'

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani troops have rescued a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children from "terrorist custody" following a tip from U.S. intelligence agencies, the army said on Thursday.

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London regulator will defend decision not to renew Uber's license in court: mayor

LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Thursday that the city's transport regulator will defend its decision in court not to renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital.

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London regulator will defend decision not to renew Uber's licence in court -mayor

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Thursday that the city's transport regulator will defend its decision in court not to renew Uber's licence to operate in the British capital.

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.

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Americans don't live together like they used to

Americans are less likely to share a roof with a partner than they were a decade ago, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center.

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Turkey cracks down on journalists, including Americans

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Three-quarters of Americans favor higher taxes for wealthy: Reuters/Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Donald Trump promotes a tax plan that critics say would raise the federal deficit by slashing corporate rates and eliminating some taxes paid by the rich, some three-quarters of Americans believe the wealthiest should pay more, Reuters/Ipsos polling shows.

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Analysis: Eminem just unleashed the primal scream lots of Americans feel

On Tuesday night at the annual BET awards, Eminem unleashed a verbal tirade against President Donald Trump the likes of which we haven't seen in the two-plus years since the real-estate mogul emerged on the political scene.

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Three quarters of Americans favor higher taxes for wealthy: Reuters/Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Donald Trump promotes a tax plan critics say would raise the federal deficit by slashing corporate rates and eliminating some taxes paid by the rich, some three quarters of Americans believe the wealthiest should pay more, Reuters/Ipsos polling shows.

Anxiety and Stress nytimes.com

Feature: Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

Parents, therapists and schools are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means protecting them or pushing them to face their fears.

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Philippine lawyers ask Supreme Court to halt 'illegal' war on drugs

MANILA (Reuters) - A group of Philippine lawyers on Wednesday filed an injunction with the Supreme Court to try to stop President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs, calling it as an illegal campaign that lets police kill and circumvent legal procedures.

Grant (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In Ron Chernow’s ‘Grant,’ an American Giant’s Makeover Continues

Chernow is out to find undiscovered nobility in Ulysses S. Grant’s story, and he succeeds.

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BRIEF-Driver’s license data for around 10.9 mln Americans were compromised during Equifax Inc's system breach - WSJ‍​, citing sources

* Driver’s license data for around 10.9 million Americans were compromised during the breach of Equifax Inc’s systems - WSJ​, citing sources Source text: http://on.wsj.com/2hAqMxG Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Ready meals firm Bakkavor prepares $2 bln London listing

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Ready meals supplier Bakkavor plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange in early November, in a deal that sources say could value it at up to 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion).

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

How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics

A Times examination of Russian-linked Facebook pages used in the 2016 election found that much of the content was taken directly from videos and posts from Americans.

Child Soldiers nytimes.com

2 Paths for Yemen’s War-Scarred Children: Combat, or Marriage

The country is facing a humanitarian crisis that is threatening the lives, health and futures of its young people.

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'Blade Runner,' 'Westworld' test our empathy

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

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BRIEF-American Tower expects to enforce avg non-cancelable remaining contract terms on leases with Tata Teleservices

* American Tower Corp releases information about its business in light of press reports regarding Tata Teleservices Limited in India​

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Corker: Trump is setting the US 'on the path to World War III'

Sen. Bob Corker, who engaged in a public feud with President Donald Trump over the weekend, said Trump is setting the country "on the path to World War III."

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American wins Nobel in economics

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Srebrenica's Muslim defender cleared of crimes, Serbs protest

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

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UPDATE 1-Deutsche Boerse steps up clearing fight with London ahead of Brexit

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse has introduced a profit-sharing scheme on interest rate swaps at its clearing business, seeking to wrest trade from the London Stock Exchange amid the uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union.

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Deutsche Boerse steps up clearing fight with London ahead of Brexit

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse has introduced a profit-sharing scheme to wrest volumes from the London Stock Exchange as banks face uncertainty over cross-border markets ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union.

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Senator Corker says Trump risks putting U.S. on path to World War Three

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker warned on Sunday that President Donald Trump risks setting the nation “on the path to World War Three" in an interview with The New York Times, the latest in a series public barbs traded over the day.

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Man released in London car collision

A man arrested in a London car collision that injured at least 11 people has been released and is under investigation.

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Merkel holds crunch talks with Bavaria allies on coalition path

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel was meeting leaders of her Bavarian conservative sister party on Sunday to hammer out policy differences, including on immigration, which could clear the way for talks with two other parties on a coalition.

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Police release London museum crash driver as enquiries continue

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday a man arrested after a car collided with pedestrians in London, injuring 11, had been released under investigation while enquires continued.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Trump Poised to Sign Order Opening New Paths to Health Insurance

President Trump’s plan would make it easier for consumers to band together and buy insurance on their own, but critics warn of risks to consumers.

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Eleven injured in car crash near London museum, terrorism ruled out

LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven people were injured on Saturday when a car collided with pedestrians near London's Natural History Museum, in one of the capital's busiest tourist areas, but police doused fears it was a terrorist attack, saying it was a road traffic incident.

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

Hoping to Have Trump Cleared, Legal Team Eases Resistance to Inquiry

President Trump’s aides, who once debated a scorched-earth strategy, hope the special counsel on Russia will give the president the public exoneration he has long sought.

Traffic Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

London Police Detain Man After Car Strikes Pedestrians Near History Museum

The Metropolitan Police said “a number of pedestrians” were injured in the South Kensington neighborhood.

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One man held after several hurt in car collision near London museum

LONDON (Reuters) - One man was detained after a number of pedestrians were injured in a collision with a car near the city's Natural History Museum on Saturday, and London police said they were trying to determine the circumstances.

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Several hurt in car incident near London museum; police say not terrorism-linked

LONDON (Reuters) - London police said on Saturday a number of pedestrians had been injured near the city's Natural History Museum and that a man had been detained at the scene, but they were not treating the incident as terrorism-related

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Several people injured in car incident near London museum

LONDON (Reuters) - London police said on Saturday a number of pedestrians had been injured near the city's Natural History Museum and that a man had been detained at the scene.

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People injured in car collision near London museum

A number of pedestrians were injured Saturday after a car collision near London's Natural History Museum, London Metropolitan Police said. A man was arrested at the scene, police said.

Turkey nytimes.com

Americans Jailed After Failed Coup in Turkey Are Hostages to Politics

U.S. officials appear powerless to secure their release, and the dozen detainees may be bargaining chips in Turkey’s attempts to have Fethullah Gulen extradited.

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Gymnastics - American Hurd wins all-around title at world championships

(Reuters) - American Morgan Hurd seized the all-around title at the gymnastics world championships in Montreal on Friday.

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Biden: US walking down a very dark path

Former vice president Joe Biden criticizes the Trump Administration during his acceptance speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

American Held as ISIS Suspect, Creating a Quandary for the Trump Administration

Officials are facing pressure to decide whether to charge the man with sparse evidence or hold him in indefinite wartime detention, which the military has not done since 2008.

Art nytimes.com

art review: From Innovation to Provocation, China’s Artists on a Global Path

East (minus 3) meets West at the Guggenheim, in what Holland Cotter calls a “powerful, unmissable event” about a world we are still getting to know.

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Daredevil backflips motorcycle between barges on London's Thames

LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme sports rider Travis Pastrana performed a backflip motorcycle jump over a 23-meter (75-ft) gap between two barges floating on London's river Thames on Thursday, 11 years after the last rider who tried the stunt suffered serious injury.

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After London setback, Taxify trails Uber into Paris market

LONDON (Reuters) - Taxify, an upstart European rival to Uber [UBER.UL], said on Thursday it had begun offering services in Paris despite regulatory uncertainty governing the status of private-hire cab companies that compete with licensed taxis.

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Protests disrupt London Film Festival in cinema wage dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Protesters chanted and waved banners at the opening of the BFI London Film Festival as a long-running staff pay dispute with a cinema chain spilled over into red carpet territory.

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UPDATE 1-London mayor welcomes Uber boss' humility after licence loss

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the humility shown by Uber's chief executive after the city stripped the taxi app of its licence to operate, but once again criticised the company's London management on Thursday.

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London mayor welcomes Uber boss' humility after license loss

LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the humility shown by Uber's [UBER.UL] Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi who met with the city's transport regulator this week in a bid to overturn a decision stripping the firm of its operating license.

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London mayor welcomes Uber boss' humility after licence loss

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the humility shown by Uber's Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi who met with the city's transport regulator this week in a bid to overturn a decision stripping the firm of its operating licence.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Acquisition vehicle J2 raises $1.25 bln in London listing

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - J2 Acquisition, a British Virgin Islands investment vehicle set up by former executives of U.S. consumer products firm Jarden, has raised $1.25 billion in an initial public share offering in London, J2 said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Acquisition vehicle J2 raises $1.25 bln in London listing

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - J2 Acquisition, a British Virgin Islands investment vehicle set up by former executives of U.S. consumer products firm Jarden, has raised $1.25 billion in an initial public share offering in London, J2 said on Thursday.

Basketball (College) nytimes.com

Brian Bowen’s Path to Louisville: A Federal Case Study

A criminal complaint unsealed last week said illicit, under-the-table tactics were part of the college recruitment of Bowen, a standout high school basketball player.

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U.S. lawmakers want to restrict internet surveillance on Americans

(Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would overhaul aspects of the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program in an effort to install additional privacy protections.

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UPDATE 3-PepsiCo North American beverage sales take hit on weak Gatorade demand

* Shares recoup losses to trade up 0.6 pct (Adds analyst comment, updates share price)

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Currency impact on North American companies' second quarter results up vs first quarter: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The negative effect of currency fluctuations on North American companies' results in the second quarter rose slightly from the first quarter, but was down from a year ago, currency risk consulting firm FIREapps said on Wednesday.

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Lights, camera, action: London's Film Festival opens

LONDON (Reuters) - Red carpets are being unrolled as the British capital prepares to play host to some of international cinema's big names for the 12 days of the London Film Festival.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: 1949: The Year That Set the Course of Chinese-American Relations

Kevin Peraino’s “A Force So Swift” recounts a turning point that continues to haunt Washington and Beijing.

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Chinese smartphones maker Oppo cleared to open own stores in India

MUMBAI, Oct 4 (Reuters) - India has approved smartphones maker Oppo's request to open single-brand retail stores in the country, paving the way for the Chinese firm to sell directly to consumers and add to its existing wholesale business.

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Uber CEO tackles challenges with board battle, London regulator

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi, little more than a month on the job, on Tuesday addresses two big challenges - London's threat to ban the ride-hailing service and a board battle over the influence of co-founder Travis Kalanick and investment by Japan's SoftBank.

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Trump administration backs citizenship path for 'Dreamers': official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration would support legislation allowing illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children to gain lawful permanent status and eventually citizenship, a Department of Homeland Security official said in testimony to Congress on Tuesday.

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Trump administration backs giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration would support legislation allowing illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children to gain lawful permanent status and eventually citizenship, a Department of Homeland Security official said in testimony to Congress on Tuesday.

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Uber promises to make things right in London after 'constructive' license meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] promised to make things right in London after its new global boss had a "constructive" meeting with the city's transport regulator to try to hold on to the app's operating license in one of its main foreign markets.

Uber Technologies Inc nytimes.com

Uber C.E.O. Aims to Win Back London

The visit by Dara Khosrowshahi, an effort to overturn the city’s ban on the service, comes as Uber is facing internal divisions, including proposed limits on the power of its co-founder.

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Uber CEO meeting with London transport authority 'constructive'

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi had a constructive meeting with London's transport boss on Tuesday, the company said, just days after the city refused to renew its operating license.

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Uber boss seeks to charm London transport chief in license row

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's new global boss Dara Khosrowshahi was due to meet London's transport regulator on Tuesday as the taxi hailing app fights to keep its license in one of its main foreign markets.

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UPDATE 2-Uber boss seeks to charm London transport chief in licence row

* Uber also juggling dispute over influence of co-founder (Adds colour)

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Tom Petty, 'distinctively American' rocker, dies aged 66

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee," "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl," has died following a heart attack. He was 66.

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UPDATE 1-Uber boss to meet London transport chief in bid to keep licence

* Uber also juggling dispute over influence of co-founder (Adds detail of Uber board meeting)

Car Services and Livery Cabs nytimes.com

London’s Uber Ban Raises Questions on Race and Immigration

The ride-hailing service disrupted both transportation and politics in the British capital. The decision to cancel its license is roiling the city.

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Uber boss to meet London transport chief in bid to keep license

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's new global boss Dara Khosrowshahi will meet London's transport regulator on Tuesday in the taxi hailing app's bid to keep its license in one of its most important foreign markets.

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American Express wins dismissal of lawsuit over lost Costco contract

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Express Co has won the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the credit card services company of defrauding shareholders about the loss in 2015 of a lucrative co-branding relationship with Costco Wholesale Corp .

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Uber boss to meet London transport chief in bid to keep licence

LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Uber's new global boss Dara Khosrowshahi will meet London's transport regulator on Tuesday in the taxi hailing app's bid to keep its licence in one of its most important foreign markets.

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Switching to e-cigarettes could save 6.6 million American smokers: researchers

LONDON (Reuters) - Up to 6.6 million early deaths in America might be averted over 10 years if smokers switched to e-cigarettes, and the nicotine delivery devices should be adopted as part of an "endgame for cigarette smoking", researchers said on Monday.

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Americans want strict gun laws after mass shootings. Then their interest fades.

It's an all-too-familiar pattern in American politics: In the wake of mass shootings, support for stricter gun laws spikes temporarily. But that shift in public opinion largely fades over time, and Congress doesn't pass anything.

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Canada review of Trans Mountain pipeline flawed, lawyers argue

VANCOUVER/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canada failed in its duty to consult First Nations and other groups on the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, and therefore the approval of the C$7.4 billion ($5.9 billion) project must be overturned, lawyers for project opponents argued at the launch of a judicial review on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Canada review of Trans Mountain pipeline flawed, lawyers argue

VANCOUVER/CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Canada failed in its duty to consult First Nations and other groups on the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, and therefore the approval of the C$7.4 billion ($5.9 billion) project must be overturned, lawyers for project opponents argued at the launch of a judicial review on Monday.

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BRIEF-Icahn enterprises acquires American Driveline Systems

* Icahn Enterprises Lp Acquires American Driveline Systems, franchisor of AAMCO and Cottman Service Centers

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U.S. FDA moves to smooth path for complex generic drugs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced a series of measures designed to speed to market generic versions of complex drugs such as Mylan NV's emergency EpiPen in an effort to address the rising cost of pharmaceuticals.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA moves to smooth path for complex generic drugs

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced a series of measures designed to speed to market generic versions of complex drugs such as Mylan NV's emergency EpiPen in an effort to address the rising cost of pharmaceuticals.

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In Havana, Cuban mechanics are restoring the American classic car legacy

The doors of the rusted container that Roberto uses as a garage in the working-class Havana neighborhood of Mariano groan as he shows me the treasure hidden inside: a purple 1954 Chevy that shines as if brand new.

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Americans want required food labels even if they don't read them

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans want the U.S. government to require nutrition labels on food packaging, including people who do not read them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released as the Trump administration delays tougher new requirements.

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Exclusive: Uber's UK boss quits as firm battles to keep London license - email

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] top boss in Britain will quit the taxi hailing app just as the firm battles to overturn a decision to strip it of its license in London, according to an email seen by Reuters.

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BRIEF-American States Water Company announces privatization contract award for Fort Riley, Kansas

* American States Water Company announces privatization contract award for Fort Riley, Kansas

Jews and Judaism nytimes.com

On Being Jewish, American and a Writer

Three fiction writers and one cartoonist ruminate on Jewish identity and its relationship to Israel and the United States in 2017.

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METALS-London copper edges up in holiday-thinned trading

MANILA, Oct 2 (Reuters) - London copper futures ticked higher in slow trading on Monday, with market participants in top metals consumer China away this week for the National Day break.

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Uber’s path to win back London: data, fines and fees

(Reuters) - If history is a guide, Uber Technologies new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi is likely to dangle data sharing and a promise to pay fines and fees when he sits down with London officials to negotiate the ride service's future in one of its most important markets.

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METALS-London copper edges higher in holiday-thinned trading

MANILA, Oct 2 (Reuters) - London copper futures rose nearly 1 percent on Monday in slow trading, with market participants in top metals consumer China away this week for the National Day break.

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U.S. Box Office: Tom Cruise's 'American Made' dead even with 'It,' 'Kingsman 2'

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Three films are essentially tied at the top of the weekend box office, as of Sunday morning.

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Muslim-American Massachusetts activist launches run for Congress

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - A two-term Cambridge, Massachusetts, city councilor and founder of an activist group that trains Muslim-Americans to run for office launched a campaign for U.S. Congress on Sunday that could make him the third Muslim in the chamber.

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American guilty of helping al Qaeda

An American citizen was found guilty Friday of conspiring to aid al Qaeda and to bomb a US military base in Afghanistan.

Redistricting and Reapportionment nytimes.com

Editorial: Can the Supreme Court Fix American Politics?

The practice of partisan gerrymandering corrodes representative democracy. The justices need to stop it.

Movies nytimes.com

Review: ‘American Made’ Has Tom Cruise. And Lies, Spies and Coke.

Mr. Cruise plays a real-life pilot turned smuggler who worked for the C.I.A., in Doug Liman’s new movie.

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American convicted of supporting al Qaeda, aiding bomb attack

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An American citizen was found guilty by jurors in Brooklyn federal court on Friday of supporting al Qaeda and helping to prepare a 2009 car bomb attack on a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.

cnn.com

2 new judges for 'American Idol'

Say hello (is it me you're looking for?) to your new "American Idol" judges.

cnn.com

CNN poll: Americans split on Anthem protests

Americans are sharply divided over whether NFL players taking a knee during the National Anthem are doing the right thing to express their views, but a majority agree that President Donald Trump did the wrong thing by criticizing their actions, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

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U.S. Justice Department, Latin American countries charge 3,800 gang members

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department and officials from three Latin American countries announced criminal charges against more than 3,800 members of the MS-13 and 18th Street gangs on Friday, including 70 people in six U.S. states.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil pork producers cleared to sell to South Korea -industry group

SAO PAULO, Sept 29 (Reuters) - South Korea has authorized three plants in Brazil to export pork to the Asian nation, opening a market in the world's fourth largest importer of this type of meat, local industry group ABPA said in a statement on Friday.

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Tom Cruise takes off in well-built 'American Made'

Tom Cruise needed a win after "The Mummy" unraveled, and he gets one with "American Made" -- a clever, truth-is-stranger-than-fiction dark comedy about a TWA pilot who wound up embroiled in the Iran-contra affair, and in bed with everyone from the CIA to Pablo Escobar's drug cartel.

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Schumer, Pelosi: Dreamers are as American as apple pie

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BRIEF-American Express expands Centurion Lounge in Hong Kong, Philadelphia international airports

* American Express - expansion of signature airport lounge network, Centurion Lounge, 2 new locations in Hong Kong, Philadelphia international airports Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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New Uber CEO to meet London transport boss in license battle

LONDON (Reuters) - The new chief executive of Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] will meet the head of London's transport system next week to try to retain the license for its ride hailing service in the British capital.

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New Uber CEO to meet London transport boss over license battle

LONDON (Reuters) - Dara Khosrowshahi, the new chief executive of Uber Technologies [UBER.UL], will meet the head of the London Transport system next Tuesday as the Silicon Valley giant steps up the fight to regain its license in the British capital.

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UPDATE 1-New Uber CEO to meet London transport boss over licence battle

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Dara Khosrowshahi, the new chief executive of Uber Technologies, will meet the head of the London Transport system next Tuesday as the Silicon Valley giant steps up the fight to regain its licence in the British capital.

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New Uber CEO to meet London transport boss next Tuesday

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Dara Khosrowshahi, the new chief executive of Uber Technologies, will meet with the head of the London Transport system next Tuesday to discuss the decision to strip its licence in the British capital, the two sides said.

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Addison Lee seeks more London drivers after Uber licence loss

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Premium car service Addison Lee plans to increase driver numbers in London by up to a quarter, it said on Friday, just as rival Uber is set to lose its licence in Britain's capital.

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North Korea denies torturing American student

Otto Warmbier's parents say North Korea tortured him while he was detained there, but North Korea denies it. Brian Todd reports.

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How London became the capital for acid attacks on young men

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UPDATE 2-British PM May calls Uber's London ban 'disproportionate'

Sept 28 (Reuters) - A decision by London's transport regulator to strip Uber Technologies Inc of its licence to operate in the city was "disproportionate" and has put thousands of jobs at risk, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-British PM May says Uber's London ban "disproportionate" - BBC

Sept 28 (Reuters) - The London transport regulator's decision to strip Uber of its licence to operate in the capital was "disproportionate" and has put thousands of jobs at risk, British Prime Minister Theresa May has told the BBC.

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British PM May says Uber's London ban 'disproportionate': BBC

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said the London transport regulator's decision to strip Uber Technologies Inc of its license to operate in the capital was "disproportionate" and has put thousands of jobs at risk, according to a BBC report on Thursday.

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BRIEF-American Airlines CEO on CNBC says infrastructure doesn't exist in Puerto Rico to ramp up operations

* American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on CNBC says the infrastructure doesn't exist in Puerto Rico to ramp up operations

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British PM May says Uber's London ban "disproportionate" - BBC

Sept 28 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said the London transport regulator's decision to strip Uber Technologies Inc of its licence to operate in the capital was "disproportionate" and has put thousands of jobs at risk, according to a BBC report on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Lloyd's of London expects $4.5 bln losses from Harvey, Irma

* Brussels EU subsidiary on track for next year-CEO (Releads with analyst comment, adds bullets)

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UPDATE 1-Lloyd's of London expects $4.5 bln losses from Harvey, Irma

LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London expects net losses of $4.5 billion from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, as it reported a 16 percent drop in profit in the first half of 2017, despite big claims being limited during that period.

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BRIEF-Lloyd's of London to see net losses from Harvey, Irma of $4.5 bln-CEO

* Lloyd's of london chief executive inga beale says lloyd's syndicates to have estimated net losses from hurricanes harvey, irma of $4.5 billion Further company coverage: (Reporting By Carolyn Cohn)

cnn.com

NFL star challenges Americans to change

Michael Bennett said he and fellow NFL players who have protested during the National Anthem at football games are challenging Americans to change how they treat each other.

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NFL star challenges Americans to treat each other better

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett on Wednesday said he and fellow NFL players who have protested during the National Anthem are spiritually challenging Americans to change the way they see each other, and treat each other.

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BRIEF-NuCana Plc prices initial public offering of 6.7 mln American Depositary Shares at $15 per ADS

* Pricing of initial public offering of 6.7 million American Depositary Shares at price of $15 per ADS, for total gross proceeds of about $100 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-American Homes 4 Rent to convert certain participating preferred shares

* Announces conversion of 5.000% Series A participating preferred shares and 5.000% Series B participating preferred shares Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Detroit Three's to lose dominance of North American auto output in 2017: IHS

DETROIT (Reuters) - North American vehicle production by the unionized Detroit Three automakers will fall behind the combined North American output of Tesla Inc and automakers from Europe and Asia for the first time this year, IHS Markit forecast on Wednesday.

cnn.com

Confederate flag posters found on American University campus

Ten posters displaying the Confederate flag with a cotton stem attached to each have been discovered at American University -- the latest racist incident targeting black students at the school.

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Detroit Three's to lose dominance of North American auto output in 2017-IHS

DETROIT, Sept 27 (Reuters) - North American vehicle production by the unionized Detroit Three automakers will fall behind the combined North American output of Tesla Inc and automakers from Europe and Asia for the first time this year, IHS Markit forecast on Wednesday.

American University nytimes.com

Confederate Flags With Cotton Found on American University Campus

It was at least the second time this year that racist symbols were discovered on the school’s Washington campus.

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Trump scrambles to convince Americans he can handle Puerto Rico crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After well-received responses to two major hurricanes that hit the U.S. mainland, President Donald Trump is battling to show Americans he can handle yet another natural disaster - this time in Puerto Rico - despite being caught up in another Twitter war.

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A week after the storm hit Puerto Rico, millions of Americans are struggling to survive

A week after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, millions of people are struggling to survive without basic necessities.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Chad’s Inclusion in Travel Ban Could Jeopardize American Interests, Officials Say

Experts on Africa in the Trump administration said they were mystified by the ban on travel from Chad, an American counterterrorism partner in Africa.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Bills to Protect Mueller Are Bipartisan, but the Path Forward Is Uncertain

Most Senate Judiciary Committee members appear to support legislation to shield the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, from being fired.