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American on honeymoon among victims in Barcelona

Jared Tucker of California was among the 13 people killed in the Barcelona terror attack, his father Dan Tucker told CNN affiliate KGO. Jared, 43, was on a delayed honeymoon with his wife of one year.

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Platinum founder's lawyers ordered not to contact U.S. government witnesses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday ordered lawyers defending Platinum Partners founder Mark Nordlicht in a $1 billion fraud case not to communicate with U.S. government witnesses or their lawyers, after prosecutors claimed Nordlicht's lawyers tried to intimidate a key witness.

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SEC drops case against ex-JPMorgan traders over 'London Whale'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The top U.S. securities regulator on Friday dropped its civil lawsuit accusing two former JPMorgan Chase & Co traders of trying to hide some of the bank's $6.2 billion of losses tied to the 2012 "London Whale" scandal.

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'Hate is not an American value, Secretary of State Tillerson says

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told participants in the State Department Students Program on Friday that issues of race and diversity were on everyone's mind given the events of the past week, going on to say that "hate is not an American value" and that those who embrace it "damage our public discourse."

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Tillerson says one American dead in Spain attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday an American citizen was confirmed dead in attacks in Spain.

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UPDATE 1-Car owners' lawyers accuse GM of threats in ignition switch deal

NEW YORK, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Lawyers for car owners suing General Motors Co over faulty ignition switches and other defects on Thursday accused the carmaker of meddling in settlement talks and having issued threats that led to the canceling of an agreement.

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Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo enters North American market

SINGAPORE, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo has launched its services in Seattle, its first North American city, as part of efforts to expand internationally.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Some Democrats See Tax Overhaul as a Path to Taxing Carbon

Two Senate Democrats are advocating a carbon tax plan that would cut the corporate tax rate as well as greenhouse gas emissions.

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U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval.

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DHS ends program for Central American minors

The Trump administration is ending a program that allowed certain at-risk Central American youths to live in the US, a move that removes an option for desperate parents that served as an alternative to human smuggling.

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Graham warns Trump: 'Your words are dividing Americans'

Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Wednesday that President Donald Trump's rhetoric is "dividing Americans" following comments the President made casting some blame on what he called "alt-left" counterprotesters who rallied in Charlottesville over the weekend.

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BRIEF-Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail enters agreement with American Eagle Outfitters

* Says entered into a multi store retail & e-commerce license agreement with American Eagle Outfitters

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METALS-London zinc hits highest in a decade on China construction spend

(Adds zinc high, comments, details) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Aug 16 (Reuters) - London zinc hit its highest in almost a decade on Wednesday, as Chinese infrastructure demand that has fed a rally in steel prices for months spills into markets for steelmaking raw materials. The rally in zinc, used for galvanising steel, comes as China steps up plans to develop infrastructure while capacity cuts in its steel industry reform boost prices, said analyst Daniel Hynes of ANZ in Sydney

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METALS-London zinc edges towards decade-high on back of steel price rally

MELBOURNE, Aug 16 (Reuters) - London zinc was edging towards its highest in a decade on Wednesday, boosted as a months-long rally in steel prices also pushes up markets for steelmaking raw materials.

Refugees and Displaced Persons nytimes.com

Policy Under Trump Bars Obama-Era Path to U.S. for Central American Youths

The program was established in 2014 to deal with a surge of migrants fleeing violence and lets them live and work in the United States temporarily.

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BRIEF-FibraHotel announces an agreement to acquire the Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun all-inclusive resort hotel

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Concentradora Fibra Hotelera Mexicana Sa De Cv

Theater nytimes.com

Brantley in Britain: Regressing in London With Meat Loaf and Adrian Mole

Stage adaptations of “Bat Out of Hell” and “The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾” allow the middle-aged to retreat to the age of innocence.

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Swiss firm settles charges it helped Americans evade taxes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Swiss asset management firm agreed to pay $5 million to settle charges it helped American clients evade U.S. taxes by opening undeclared foreign bank accounts for a decade, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-The China Fund responds to City of London Investment Group letter

* China Fund says it had sent a response to letter that City of London Investment Group PLC had attached to its August 10, 2017 form 13D filing​

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BRIEF-Sentient iv acquires securities of North American Nickel Inc.

* Sentient Iv acquires securities of north american nickel inc.

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BRIEF-American Express reports credit card statistics for July

* American Express Co - USCS card member loans 30 days past due loans as a % of total 1.2 percent at July end versus 1.1 percent at June end

Grenfell Tower Fire (June, 2017) nytimes.com

London Inferno Inquiry Will Scrutinize How Officials Dealt With Complaints of Fire Risk

At least 80 people died in the blaze at Grenfell Tower, and local authorities were accused of having ignored warnings from the tenants.

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Americans' debt level notches a new record high

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans' debt level notched another record high in the second quarter, after having earlier in the year surpassed its pre-crisis peak, on the back of modest rises in mortgage, auto and credit card debt, where delinquencies jumped.

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BRIEF-American Homes 4 Rent pricesof upsized public offering of common shares

* ANNOUNCES PRICING OF UPSIZED PUBLIC OFFERING OF COMMON SHARES

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London's Holborn underground station closed in fire alert

LONDON (Reuters) - London's Holborn underground train station was closed on Tuesday as the emergency services responded to a fire alert and reports of smoke, the transport operator said.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Losing London: Grenfell Tower Fire Shows Double Standard at Work in One London District

Councilors in London’s Kensington and Chelsea borough, home to some of the city’s wealthiest and poorest residents, are accused of catering to the wealthy and ignoring the poor.

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BRIEF-American Airlines, Trustee enters into a note purchase agreement

* American Airlines Inc - ‍on August 14, 2017, American Airlines Inc, Trustee entered into a note purchase agreement​

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BRIEF-Aethlon Medical received formal receipt from FDA for expedited access pathway program submission ‍​

* On Aug 14, co received formal receipt from the U.S. FDA for expedited access pathway program submission ‍​

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BRIEF-Omeros data show continued improvement in patients with IGA Nephropathy treated with OMS721

* Omeros data show continued improvement in patients with iga nephropathy treated with oms721

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BRIEF-Omega Advisors takes share stake in American Airlines, cuts share stake in Hess Corp

* Omega Advisors Inc takes share stake in American Airlines Group Inc of 178,400 shares - SEC filing

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London's Big Ben to fall silent for 4 years

Big Ben will fall silent next week for four years as "major conservation works" are carried out on the tower which houses the bell, UK Parliament announced Monday.

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Fiance shoved her out of car's path

Marissa Blair tells Chris Cuomo how her fiance saved her from the Charlottesville car crash by pushing her out of the way at the last second. He was hit by the car and suffered a broken leg.

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Lawyers in Taylor Swift's groping trial move to closing arguments

DENVER (Reuters) - Lawyers for U.S. pop star Taylor Swift and the Colorado DJ she accuses of groping her were due to deliver closing arguments on Monday before the federal court jury weighing her sexual assault claims against his assertion that he was wrongfully fired.

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Golf: American Schubert wins U.S. Amateur

(Reuters) - American Sophia Schubert won the U.S. Amateur Championship on Sunday, beating Albane Valenzuela of Switzerland 6&5 in the 36-hole final at San Diego Country Club in southern California.

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METALS-London metals mixed after disappointing China factory report

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Aug 14 (Reuters) - London copper was little changed on Monday, holding below recent two-year peaks on a weaker dollar, as analysts flagged prospects of a correction given August's strong price gains and disappointing factory activity from China. China's factory output grew 6.4 percent in July from a year earlier, while fixed-asset investment expanded 8.3 percent in the first seven months, both below economists' fore

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Athletics: Golden London run has triumphant Pearson eyeing Tokyo

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's Sally Pearson will reward herself with "volumes" of greasy food after winning her second 100 meters hurdles world championship but plans to keep herself in top shape in the long-term for a tilt at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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METALS-London metals bide time ahead of China industrial report

MELBOURNE, Aug 14 (Reuters) - London copper and aluminium rose on Monday, holding near recent two-year peaks on a weaker dollar, while markets looked to China industrial data due later for signals on demand strength in the world's top metals consumer. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange copper edged up 0.3 percent to $6,430 a tonne by 0116 GMT, after closing slightly softer on Friday. Prices hit the highest in more than 2-1/2 years on Aug. 9 at $6,515 a tonne. * Shanghai

Sun nytimes.com

Wickliffe Journal: In Total Eclipse’s Path, Hope and Uncertainty in Rural Kentucky

Wickliffe, in western Kentucky, thought about cashing in on the eclipse by inviting viewers. But then its mayor started to worry about the crowds.

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Bolt vows 'never again' after emotional London farewell

LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt took an emotional final bow on the track at the end of the World Championships in London on Sunday before declaring that, definitely and definitively, there was no way he would ever return to sprinting.

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Drunk American punched for making 'Nazi salute' in German bar

An American man suffered minor injuries in Dresden after being punched for making a Nazi salute while drunk in a bar, German police said Sunday.

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Clapper: No path to nuclear-free N. Korea

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he doesn't see any path to a denuclearized North Korea.

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Van Jones: An American died standing up to Nazis

CNN's Van Jones discusses the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white supremacist rally, and President Trump's response.

Buses nytimes.com

American Is Cleared After Woman Is Shoved Into Path of London Bus

Lawyers for the man, an investment banker, said they had “irrefutable proof” that he was in the United States during the time of the incident in May.

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London braced for Bolt and Farah swansongs

LONDON (Reuters) - It will be the end of an era for athletics on Saturday when Usain Bolt races for the last time in the men's 4x100 meters relay at the World Championships.

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

American Allies and Adversaries Urge Caution on North Korea

World powers in Europe and the Pacific expressed concern about the bellicose rhetoric from Washington and Pyongyang.

London (England) nytimes.com

American Says He’s Not London Jogger Who Shoved Woman in Front of Bus

Lawyers for the 41-year-old, an executive living in the British capital, said the police had arrested the wrong man.

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Soccer: Neymar cleared to make PSG debut

PARIS (Reuters) - Brazil forward Neymar will be allowed to make his Ligue 1 debut after the French football federation (FFF) confirmed it had received the Paris St Germain player's transfer certificate from its Spanish counterpart on Friday.

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Brexit opponent says two senior UK ministers sympathetic to his plans

LONDON (Reuters) - An influential former British government adviser who has called for a new political movement to block Brexit said on Friday that two senior members of Prime Minister Theresa May's government were sympathetic to his plans.

Soccer nytimes.com

On Soccer: Soccer Capital: Lure of London, and Its Money, Reshape Premier League

London acts as a “giant magnet to money,” powerful enough to bend and shape the very landscape of English soccer.

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American Carter wins 400 meters hurdles from outside lane

LONDON (Reuters) - American Kori Carter pulled off another shock at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday, achieving the rare feat of winning the 400 meters hurdles title from the outside lane.

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Study: 1 in 8 Americans struggles with alcohol

Americans are drinking more. A lot more. According to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, an estimated one out of every eight Americans struggles with an alcohol disorder.

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London underground train station closed after 'customer incident'

LONDON (Reuters) - London's Bond Street underground train station was closed on Thursday after what the transport operator called a "customer incident".

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BRIEF-Cohen & Steers reports 11.80 pct passive stake in American Campus Communities

* Cohen & Steers Inc reports a 11.80 pct passive stake in American Campus Communities Inc as of July 31 - SEC filing​

London (England) nytimes.com

London Jogger Suspected of Shoving Woman Into Bus’s Path Is Arrested

Widely shared surveillance video of the encounter, on Putney Bridge in the southwest of the capital, yielded tips to the police.

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Man arrested after woman knocked in front of London bus

Police in London have arrested a man on suspicion of pushing a woman into the path of an oncoming bus while jogging.

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BRIEF-Staples Inc sees ‍north American delivery business​ sales between $2,495 mln - $2,585 mln

* Staples Inc sees ‍north American delivery business​ sales, as reported under U.S. GAAP, for quarter ended July 29, 2017 to be between $2,495 million - $2,585 million

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London bus crashes into store front

A double-decker bus crashed into a shop on a busy London street on Thursday morning leaving at least six people injured.

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London double-decker bus crashes into building, passengers injured

LONDON (Reuters) - A double-decker bus crashed into a building in south London, British police said on Thursday, injuring a number of people and trapping two passengers inside.

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METALS-London metals take a breather on N.Korea tensions

(Adds comment, detail; updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Aug 10 (Reuters) - London copper and aluminium paused near their highest in more than two years on Thursday, amid profit-taking in wider markets as investors fretted about the simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea. China aluminium extended gains earlier on Thursday to strike its highest since 2012, with investors flooding into the market on prospects that capacity closures in the world's top

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BRIEF-American Hotel Income Properties REIT reports Q2 AFFO per unit $0.20

* American Hotel Income Properties Reit LP reports second quarter results with total revenues increasing by 56% and affo by 34%

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US believes Americans subjected to acoustic attack

The United States has expelled two Cuban diplomats after US diplomats in Havana reported experiencing "physical symptoms" following "incidents." CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.

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Goldman sees mixed path for dollar, not sustained weakness

NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) - It is too early to declare the dollar is heading into a protracted decline despite experiencing a rough 2017 especially against the euro, Goldman Sachs analysts said on Wednesday.

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Athletics: Botswana's Makwala cleared to run in 200 meters after U-turn

LONDON (Reuters) - Botswana sprinter Isaac Makwala has been cleared to run in the men's 200 meters at the World Athletics Championships in a dramatic about turn by the global athletics body (IAAF) which had previously barred him for medical reasons.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

On North Korea Threat, ‘Americans Should Sleep Well at Night,’ Tillerson Says

Despite recent exchanges between North Korea and President Trump, the secretary of state says Americans should not be concerned about threats from the country.

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BRIEF-American Airlines Group reports record July traffic results

* American Airlines Group reports record July traffic results

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Tillerson on North Korea: Americans can sleep well

Secy. of State Rex Tillerson says President Trump's comments on North Korea send a "strong message," and offer relief for Americans.

Asian-Americans nytimes.com

Feature: What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

When Michael Deng, a college freshman, joined an Asian-American fraternity, he was looking for a sense of belonging and identity. Two months later he was dead.

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Brazil president's lawyers demand removal of top prosecutor

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Lawyers defending Brazilian President Michel Temer against corruption allegations asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to remove the prosecutor general from the investigation, arguing he is no longer fit to lead it.

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Frenchman Bosse proves the 800 meters boss in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Frenchman Pierre-Ambroise Bosse was the surprise winner of the 800 meters at the World Championships on Tuesday, holding on for a deserved victory after powering down the final straight.

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BRIEF-Fate Therapeutics says FDA cleared third IND application for Fate-NK100​

* Says ‍U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared third Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Fate-NK100​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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History unearthed as London's mail rail line opens to public

LONDON (Reuters) - Deep below London's bustling streets, a piece of once-vital communications technology will soon be roaring back into life after years of disuse - a train.

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Cillizza: Americans don't trust Trump. They never really have.

The numbers in the new CNN poll are striking: six in 10 people don't believe President Trump is "honest and trustworthy."

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British Airways to start non-stop flight from London to Nashville

LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - British Airways said on Tuesday it would start flying flights to Nashville from London in May 2018, the first direct route to the city from Europe.

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Poll: Most Americans uneasy about N. Korea

Most Americans say they feel "uneasy" about the possibility of conflict with North Korea, with only a third of those surveyed having confidence in President Donald Trump's ability to handle the situation, a CBS News poll released Tuesday shows.

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BRIEF-North American Nickel announces private placement

* Entered into an agreement to complete a non-brokered private placement of 40.98 million units at a price of $0.075 per unit

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Jogger knocks woman into path of bus

Footage shows a male jogger appearing to push a woman perilously close to an oncoming London bus.

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BRIEF-American Midstream Q2 revenue $193.4 million

* American Midstream Partners LP qtrly revenue $193.4 million versus $187.2 million

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BRIEF-American Midstream announces Cayenne pipeline Joint Venture

* American Midstream announces Cayenne pipeline joint venture

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BRIEF-Envision Healthcare to sell American Medical Response in a deal for ‍$2.4 bln

* Envision Healthcare Corp - ‍transaction will be structured as a cash acquisition of AMR from Envision valued at $2.4 billion.​

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Police hunt man who knocked woman in front of London bus

British police released dramatic video footage Tuesday appearing to show a jogger pushing a woman into the path of an oncoming London bus.

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Autonomous cars race narrows on doubts about clear path to profit

FRANKFURT/DETROIT (Reuters) - BMW and Daimler, the world's top luxury carmakers, have announced alliances with suppliers, talking up the virtues of having a bigger pool of engineers to develop a self-driving car.

Deaths (Obituaries) nytimes.com

Don Baylor, Slugging M.V.P. in the American League, Dies at 68

A veteran of six teams, Baylor had a talent for being hit by a pitch — 267 times, in all.

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Opinion: Asian-Americans risk being shortsighted on affirmative action

A vocal minority of Asian-Americans are collaborating with white conservative advocates to tear down affirmative action, perceiving it as a hindrance to greater Asian-American admission into colleges. And they're being recruited as the plaintiffs of choice for conservative lawsuits against elite educational institutions like Harvard.

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Gatlin's father flays London crowd for booing son

(Reuters) - Justin Gatlin's father has asked the fans to lay off his son after the 35-year-old was booed inside the London Stadium while accepting his 100 meters World Championships gold medal.

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Tennis: Keys wins all-American final to claim Stanford title

Madison Keys outdueled fellow American Vandeweghe 7-6(4) 6-4 on Sunday to win the Stanford Classic and capture her first title of the year.

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American beats fastest man in history

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield chats with champion sprinter Justin Gatlin after his big win over Usain Bolt.

Transgender and Transsexuals nytimes.com

Transgender African-Americans’ Open Wound: ‘We’re Considered a Joke’

For many, a comedian’s hateful comment on a New York-based radio program reinforced a longstanding sense of betrayal.

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Sources: GOP staffers fly to London looking for author of Trump dossier

A pair of Republican staffers on the House intelligence committee flew to London recently to try to find a way to bring the author of a dossier containing explosive allegations about President Donald Trump and top members of his campaign before the panel, sources familiar with the trip have told CNN.

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy nytimes.com

Singapore Orders Expulsion of American Academic

The order said Huang Jing had tried to influence Singapore’s foreign policy on behalf of an unnamed foreign government.

Renting and Leasing (Real Estate) nytimes.com

Psychic Saw a New Home in Her Future, Before Crossing Paths With Police

The “Greenwich Psychic,” never publicity shy, was arrested in New York in what the police say was an illegal attempt to rent a $6,050 SoHo apartment.

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Americans payed $15 billion in overdraft fees last year

Americans have racked up billions -- yes, billions -- of dollars worth of overdraft charges.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

Economic View: The Transformation of the ‘American Dream’

It wasn’t originally about owning a beautiful home and a roaring business. It meant freedom, mutual respect and equality of opportunity.

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BRIEF-GE Healthcare says MRI system SIGNA premier 510(k) cleared by U.S. FDA‍​

* SIGNA premier 510(k) cleared by U.S. FDA‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vwGOS5) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Hot, dry American summer unlikely to dent USDA's corn harvest view

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The full impact of a hot and dry summer in the U.S. Midwest is unlikely to show up in the government's next estimate of the U.S. corn crop as it typically makes just small adjustments to its harvest outlook during August.

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Opinion: American dream under siege

All too often, "A dream deferred is a dream denied." Langston Hughes challenged us with this reality through his poem, "Harlem," more than 60 years ago. Poets can speak truth in a time of struggle. Poets also can be prophets in verse.

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BRIEF-American International Group CEO says will not provide guidance on buybacks

* AIG CEO says will not provide guidance on buybacks - Conf Call

Asian-Americans nytimes.com

Overweight Asian-Americans Are Seen as More ‘American,’ Study Finds

Assumptions about how much Asians and Americans weigh appears to influence perceptions of national identity.

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RPT-BRIEF-North American heavy truck orders rise in July - ACT

STOCKHOLM, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Industry data provider ACT Research:

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North American heavy truck orders rise in July - ACT

STOCKHOLM, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Industry data provider ACT Research:

Colleges and Universities nytimes.com

Asian-Americans’ Complaint Prompted Justice Inquiry of College Admissions

The Justice Department said it is gearing up to investigate a complaint by Asian-Americans about a college’s affirmative action admissions practices.

Admissions Standards nytimes.com

Affirmative Action Battle Has a New Focus: Asian-Americans

A lawsuit against Harvard raises the issue of whether there has been discrimination against Asian-Americans in the name of creating a diverse student body.

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BRIEF-American States Water Co Q2 earnings per share $0.62

* American States Water Company announces second quarter 2017 results

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U.S. bans travel to North Korea from September 1, says Americans should leave

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A ban on travel by U.S. passport holders to North Korea will take effect on Sept. 1 and Americans in the country should leave before that date, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

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U.S. to ban travel to North Korea from September 1, says Americans should leave

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A ban on travel by U.S. passport holders to North Korea will take effect on Sept. 1 and Americans in the country should leave before that date, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

Kandahar (Afghanistan) nytimes.com

Taliban Bomber Kills 2 Americans in Southern Afghanistan

The assault on an armored NATO convoy is the latest insurgent strike in Kandahar Province, a once-secure region now increasingly at risk.

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Merit-based system called un-American

CNN global affairs analyst Tony Blinken says President Trump's new proposed immigration system hurts the economy and is un-American.

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Qatar Airways reverses decision to buy into American Airlines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Qatar Airways will not proceed with its proposed financial investment in American Airlines Group Inc , reversing an earlier decision to build a stake of up to 4.75 percent in the U.S. carrier.

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Americans enjoy good day at Stanford Classic

(Reuters) - Sixth seed CoCo Vandeweghe had barely raised a sweat when her opponent Ajla Tomljanovic retired hurt to hand the American victory in their Stanford Classic first-round encounter in California on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Mazda North American Operations reports July U.S. sales of 27,089 vehicles, down 3 pct

* Mazda North American Operations - Reported July U.S. sales of 27,089 vehicles, representing a decrease of 3 percent versus July of last year Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Thiam the one to watch in London worlds heptathlon

(Reuters) - Nafissatou Thiam might have been a surprise gold medalist in the heptathlon at last year's Olympic Games, but a record-breaking performance two months ago suggests Rio was no fluke and she'll be the one to watch in the World Athletics Championship this weekend.

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EU receives 27 proposals from member states to host London-based agencies after Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has received 27 proposals from EU members to host the two agencies that will have to be relocated when Britain completes its exit from the bloc, the European Union Council said on Tuesday.

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Athletics: Kenya plots London Worlds conquest without Rudisha

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's athletes were set to fly out to London's World Championships on Tuesday, their hopes for domination battered by the last-minute withdrawal of 800m Olympic champion David Rudisha with a quad injury.

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Britain's SFO opens investigation into British American Tobacco

(Reuters) - Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into suspicions of corruption at British American Tobacco and its subsidiaries, the regulator said on Tuesday.

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Deutsche Bank seals deal with Land Securities for new London HQ

(Reuters) - Deutsche Bank has exchanged a pre-let agreement for its new City of London headquarters, the building's developer Land Securities said on Tuesday.

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METALS-London copper hovers below two-year top as global growth supports

MELBOURNE, Aug 1 (Reuters) - London copper consolidated on Tuesday after hitting its highest since May 2015 in the previous session, as profit taking capped a rally spurred by a weaker dollar and solid global growth reports. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange slipped by 0.1 percent to $6,361 a tonne by 0023 GMT, after modest gains in the previous session when prices reached $6,430 a tonne, the highest since May 2015. * SHFE COPPER

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BRIEF-American Vanguard reports Q2 earnings per share $0.15

* American Vanguard reports second quarter & mid-year 2017 results

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BRIEF-American Airlines says increasing size of 2017-2 EETC transaction

* Increasing size of 2017-2 EETC transaction to finance 4 additional Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, 3 additional Embraer ERJ 175 LR aircraft‍​

Documentary Films and Programs nytimes.com

An Encore for the Native Americans Who Shook Up Rock ’n’ Roll

The new documentary “Rumble” brings to light often overlooked contributions, starting with the guitarist who invented the power chord.

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RPT-BRIEF-ICE Futures U.S. plans to launch a new London silver daily futures contract

* ICE Futures U.S. plans to launch a new london silver daily futures contract on September 5, 2017, pending regulatory review Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Attempt to prosecute Blair over Iraq fails in London High Court

LONDON (Reuters) - A British court on Monday rejected an attempt by a former Iraqi general to bring a private prosecution against former Prime Minister Tony Blair over the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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BRIEF-Quanta Services says selected by American Electric Power for Wind Catcher Generation tie line

* Quanta Services selected by American Electric Power for the Wind Catcher Generation tie line

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

The Getaway: That North Korea Vacation? It’ll Soon Be Out of the Question for Americans

American passports will not be valid for travel in, through, or to North Korea, after the death of college student Otto F. Warmbier

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METALS-London copper cracks new two-year peak after China data

(Adds detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, July 31 (Reuters) - London copper rallied to its highest since more than two years on Monday after manufacturing data from top user China confirmed growth tempered slightly but stayed firm in July. Growth in China's manufacturing sector cooled as foreign demand for Chinese goods slackened, but a government-led infrastructure push kept construction humming and helped prop up the world's second-largest economy. "It's stil

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Russia athletics chief London bound in bid to end ban

(Reuters) - Russia's head of athletics Dmitry Shlyakhtin is traveling to London this week to address the sport's governing body in a bid to have his country's international ban lifted.

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METALS-London copper hovers near two-year peak after China data

(Adds comment, detail, and updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, July 31 (Reuters) - London copper rallied to within a whisker of its highest in more than two years on Monday after manufacturing data from top user China confirmed growth tempered slightly but stayed firm in July. Growth in China's manufacturing sector cooled slightly in July as foreign demand for Chinese goods slackened, but a government-led infrastructure push kept construction humming and helped prop up the

London (England) nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: London’s New Subway Symbolized the Future. Then Came Brexit.

Crossrail is a megaproject meant to bind London together. But in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, it may signal the end of an ambitious era.

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METALS-London copper buoyed near two-year peak after China data

MELBOURNE, July 31 (Reuters) - London copper rallied to within a whisker of its highest in more than two years on Monday after manufacturing data from top user China confirmed growth tempered slightly but stayed firm in July.

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Tennis: Isner edges Harrison in all-American Atlanta final

(Reuters) - Big-serving second seed John Isner defeated Ryan Harrison 7-6(6) 7-6(7) in an all-American final on Sunday to claim his fourth Atlanta Open title.

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Mexico rescues 147 Central American migrants headed for U.S.

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities said on Sunday they rescued 147 Central Americans abandoned in the wilderness of Veracruz state after suspected human smugglers forced them out of the cramped tractor trailer they were traveling in on their way to the United States.

News and News Media nytimes.com

Sunday Times of London Op-Ed Called Anti-Semitic Is Removed From Website

The column, by Kevin Myers, an Irish journalist, was framed as an attack on a campaign by women to close the pay gap at the BBC.

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Exclusive: Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from healthcare reform - Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans are ready to move on from healthcare reform at this point after the U.S. Senate's effort to dismantle Obamacare failed on Friday, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Saturday.

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London police arrest one at protest over death of detainee

LONDON (Reuters) - Police in east London arrested one person after violence broke out at a protest over the death of a man who had been detained a week earlier, police said on Saturday.

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Diving: Iffland upsets American favorite to claim high-diving gold

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Australian Rhiannan Iffland performed a series of perfectly executed dives to become the youngest winner of the women's 20m high diving event at the world championships on Saturday.

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Athletics: 'Excited' Rudisha ready to rock London again

NAIROBI (Reuters) - David Rudisha can't wait to get back to the stadium where he ran a world record time five years ago and is confident he can maintain his dominance of the 800 meters at the world championships in London next week.

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Exclusive: Majority of Americans support transgender military service - poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans believe that transgender individuals should be allowed to serve in the military, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday.

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Athletics: Kenya names London lineup after meeting anti-doping deadline

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya announced the final list of competitors heading to next month's world athletics championships in London, with double Olympic 800 meters gold medalist and world champion David Rudisha flying the flag.

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UPDATE 2-American Airlines revenue, adjusted profit beats forecasts

July 28 (Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc on Friday reported quarterly revenue and adjusted profit that beat analyst projections, helped by strong passenger demand and improving average fares.

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Athletics: London 2017 set to break world championships attendance records

LONDON (Reuters) - The world athletics championships in London next month are expected to have the highest attendance figures in the event's history after organisers announced on Friday that more than 650,000 tickets have been sold.

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American Airlines revenue rises 7.2 percent

(Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc reported a 7.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong passenger demand and improving average fares.

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American Airlines revenue rises 7.2 pct

July 28 (Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc reported a 7.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong passenger demand and improving average fares.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

London Police Weigh Corporate Manslaughter in Inquiry of Grenfell Tower Blaze

The police said there were “reasonable grounds to suspect” that managers of the London high rise that burned last month might have committed various crimes.

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Sessions, Central American counterparts eye anti-gang strategies

SAN SALVADOR/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and several of his Central American counterparts will explore strategies to combat criminal gangs during his visit to El Salvador, that country's foreign minister said on Thursday.

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The COVER/LINE Great American Road Trip 2017

Stop No. 8: Los Angeles, California

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Congress, get it right for dying Americans

If you're a legislator trying to repeal a health care law that passed with overwhelming support from both lawmakers and their constituents, you should at least read the law and know the facts about it.

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Exclusive: Saudi Aramco advisers favor London for historic IPO - sources

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco's advisers have recommended London for the historic listing of the oil company, with U.S. disclosure rules a concern for Saudi authorities, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

After-hours drinking hole a haven for Tower of London's Beefeaters

LONDON (Reuters) - After the hordes of tourists with their cameras and selfie sticks depart from the Tower of London every evening, a private drinking hole for Beefeaters comes to life within the...

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BRIEF-Anglo American resumes dividend payment

* ANGLO AMERICAN PLC SAYS NET DEBT REDUCED TO $6.2 BILLION AS OF JUNE 30 2017

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Lawyers for ex-Wells Fargo broker ordered to hand over client data

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey court on Wednesday ordered lawyers for a former Wells Fargo & Co employee to hand over reams of customer information that the bank's outside counsel accidentally...

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Soccer: Neymar cleared in tax evasion case, father says

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Barcelona striker Neymar has been cleared of any criminal charges in a long-running tax evasion case in Brazil, the player's father said on Wednesday.

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Ennis-Hill, U.S. relay team to get medals at London worlds

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's former Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will be back on the podium next month as one of the athletes receiving medals reallocated from dopers at the world championships, the IAAF announced on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Citi Retail Services expands partnership with American Honda Motor

* Citi Retail Services expands partnership with American Honda Motor Corp.

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Sprinter Schippers more relaxed for London after Olympic flop

(Reuters) - Dafne Schippers failed to live up to expectations at last year's Olympic Games but the Dutch sprint queen says she is much more relaxed going into next month’s World Championship in London after learning the lessons of a frenetic year.

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BRIEF-Noble Group updates on proposed disposal of remaining North American Gas And Power Business

* Proposed disposal of noble group's remaining north american gas and power business

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Exclusive: Banks dealing EU sovereign debt may be dragged out of London

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks at the heart of EU government borrowing could be forced to move some operations out of London if they want to hold on to that business after Brexit, according to three senior bankers with knowledge of the matter.

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Sanders: Pathetic for Trump to want Obamacare to fail

During an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Sen. Bernie Sanders said that President Donald Trump and his colleagues will be held accountable if the Affordable Care Act fails.

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BRIEF-Amazon says to double research and development roles in London

* Amazon announces plans to double research and development roles in london as it opens new uk head office

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South Africa's Semenya to seek double gold in London

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Caster Semenya will chase a golden double at next month's world championships in London after adding the women’s 1500 meters to her 800m entry, Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Tuesday.

Human Rights and Human Rights Violations nytimes.com

Feature: The Lonely Crusade of China’s Human Rights Lawyers

As the global spotlight on the nation’s domestic policies has dimmed, lawyers for dissidents increasingly face a terrible choice: acquiescence or imprisonment.

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Exclusive: Australia to accept first Central American refugees under U.S. deal - sources

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will accept several dozen Central American refugees within the next few months, two sources familiar with the process told Reuters, the first transfers under a controversial refugee swap arrangement agreed with the United States.

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BRIEF-American Campus Communities Q2 FFO per share $0.50

* American Campus Communities, Inc. Reports second quarter 2017 financial results

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North American strength helps Halliburton smash profit view

(Reuters) - Halliburton Co swung to a quarterly profit and handily beat analysts' expectations on higher demand in North America, sending the world's No.3 oilfield services provider's shares up 2.5 percent.

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BRIEF-American Midstream to sell propane business for $170 mln

* American Midstream enters definitive agreement to sell propane business for $170 million; commences capital redeployment strategy

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METALS-London copper hovers around $6,000, near highest since March

(Updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) - London copper was marking time near its highest since early March on Monday ahead of the release of a spate of global manufacturing reports, underpinned by extended weakness in the dollar and prospects of tighter mine supply. Supply side concerns and a weaker dollar have driven base metal prices higher, ANZ said in a report. Union-represented workers and management at Antofagasta's Zaldivar copper mine in Chile f

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Parents of Charlie Gard return to London High Court

LONDON (Reuters) - The parents of critically-ill British baby Charlie Gard, whose fate has captured global attention, return to London's High Court on Monday where a judge is set to hear final arguments as to why a hospital should not turn off the boy's life support.

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METALS-London copper pops above $6,000, near highest since March

(Adds ANZ report, more bullet points; updates prices) MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) - London copper was marking time near its highest since early March on Monday ahead of the release of a spate of global manufacturing reports, underpinned by extended weakness in the dollar and prospects of tighter mine supply. Supply side concerns and a weaker dollar have driven base metal prices higher, ANZ said in a report. Union-represented workers and management at Antofagasta's Zaldivar copper

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METALS-London copper holds below $6,000, near highest since March

MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) - London copper was marking time near its highest since early March on Monday ahead of the release of a spate of global manufacturing reports, underpinned by extended weakness in the dollar and prospects of tighter mine supply. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange copper dipped 0.2 percent to $5,995 a tonne by 0135 GMT, following a 0.8 percent gain in the previous session when prices reached the highest since March 1 at $6,051 a tonne. * Shangha

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Record number of advisers quit London's AIM market, study finds

LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - Companies leaving London's junior stock market because a broker or investment bank has quit as their adviser has hit a record this year, an accountancy firm specialising in the sector said.

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Swimming: China's Sun, American Ledecky light up world championships

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - China's Sun Yang destroyed the field to win a hat-trick of men's 400 meters freestyle titles while American Katie Ledecky reached more milestones in her glittering career as the swimming got underway at the world aquatics championships on Sunday.

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American Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth survived a roller-coaster final round at the British Open to emerge with his third major title, beating fellow American Matt Kuchar by three strokes in a thrilling duel at Royal Birkdale on Sunday.

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Women's 50km race walk added to London 2017 to ensure gender equality

(Reuters) - A women's 50km race walk will feature at the London 2017 world athletics championships for the first time in order to ensure gender equality, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Sunday.

cnn.com

US to Iran: Release American prisoners or face 'serious consequences'

The White House is demanding the release of all Americans currently being held in Iran and says President Donald Trump is "prepared to impose new and serious" consequences on the country if they are not released and returned.

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Trump warns Iran over detained Americans: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens were released and returned, the White House said in a statement on Friday.

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U.S. fines American, Delta, Frontier for violating over consumer rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it has fined Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines for violating the department’s airline consumer protection rules.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. fines American, Delta, Frontier for violating over consumer rules

WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it has fined Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines for violating the department’s airline consumer protection rules.

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US to ban Americans from North Korea

The US government will bar American citizens from traveling to North Korea because of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention," the State Department said. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Trump warns of 'serious consequences' unless Iran releases detained Americans: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens are released and returned, the White House said in a statement on Friday.

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U.S. fines American Airlines, Delta, Frontier for violating consumer protection rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday has fined Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines for violating the department’s airline consumer protection rules.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. to drop criminal charges in 'London Whale' case

NEW YORK, July 21 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Friday said they are dropping criminal charges against two JPMorgan Chase & Co derivatives traders implicated in the "London Whale" trading scandal that caused $6.2 billion of losses in 2012.

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U.S. seeks to drop criminal charges in 'London Whale' case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Friday said they plan to drop criminal charges against two former JPMorgan Chase & Co derivatives traders over allegations they had a role in the "London Whale" trading scandal that caused $6.2 billion of losses.

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U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 million in fees, costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved $125 million in fees and costs for lawyers who sued Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of 88,000 3.0 liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.

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U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 mln in fees, costs

WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved $125 million in fees and costs for lawyers who sued Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of 88,000 3.0 liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.

North Korea nytimes.com

U.S. to Bar Americans From Traveling to North Korea

The announcement came only hours after Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, hinted that the United States was considering seeking a regime change in North Korea.

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US to bar Americans from visiting N. Korea

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Ex-London mayor Johnson gives Japan Olympics advice

TOKYO (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, London mayor when the city hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics, advised Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike on Friday to shrug off criticism during the 2020 Games preparation period, saying everything will work out in the end.

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

These Americans Hated the Health Law. Until the Idea of Repeal Sank In.

Sentiment in a Pennsylvania county has tracked with a national shift in opinion about the Affordable Care Act amid fears that millions could lose coverage.

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BRIEF-American Financial Group announces notice of redemption of senior notes

* American Financial Group Inc announces notice of redemption of 5.75% senior notes

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BRIEF-American National Bankshares Q2 earnings per share $0.49

* American National Bankshares Inc reports second quarter 2017 earnings

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Lena Dunham joins 'American Horror Story'

Lena Dunham will be one of the "Girls" to watch in the next season of "American Horror Story."

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Ryan Seacrest to return as host of 'American Idol' reboot in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ryan Seacrest confirmed on Thursday that he will return as host of "American Idol," the most popular music reality show in U.S. television history, when it comes back to the screen on ABC TV in 2018.

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Banks hope to keep staff in London if soft Brexit deal struck

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks which are shifting operations to avoid disruption once Britain leaves the European Union hope only a handful of people will eventually have to leave London, industry sources say.

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Ryan Seacrest returning to 'American Idol'

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BRIEF-American River Bankshares Q2 earnings per share $0.20

* American River Bankshares reports second quarter 2017 results

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Doping: Russian octet cleared to compete as neutrals, 53 declined

ZURICH (Reuters) - The world athletics body has approved eight Russians to compete as neutrals but declined the applications of a further 53 competitors hoping to be awarded a similar status, the IAAF said on Thursday.

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Fintech charmed by Macron but reluctant to leave London for Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - France's fast-growing fintech sector is optimistic the country's dynamic new president will push it up the global rankings. But startups based in London do not yet seem ready to swap that key hub for Paris, even if they have French roots.

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BRIEF-Anglo American raises FY Kumba iron ore production guidance

* Says full year copper production guidance remains unchanged at 570,000 - 600,000 tonnes

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METALS-London copper buoyed near highest since early March

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, July 20 (Reuters) - London copper marked time on Thursday near its highest since early March, underpinned by brighter prospects for China's economy but awaiting a U.S. jobs report for cues on near-term direction. Copper has come under pressure as investors took profits after the strong run in recent weeks, said ANZ in a report. "However investors remain wary of further supply side disruptions. Workers at Antof

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Ex-CEO: Help is part of the American Dream

Former Xerox CEO and the first black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Ursula Burns, talks with Poppy Harlow about where the American Dream stands today.

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BRIEF-American Express' Q2 EPS $1.47

* American Express reports second quarter EPS of $1.47; reflecting higher revenues, strong credit quality and operating expense discipline

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American Express profit dips on higher costs, but beat estimates

(Reuters) - American Express Co's profit fell less than expected in the second quarter, as higher spending by card members made up for increased costs from offering rewards.

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BRIEF-Hydro One to acquire Avista to create growing North American utility leader with C$31.2 billion in enterprise value

* Hydro One to acquire Avista to create growing North American utility leader with C$31.2 billion in enterprise value