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Alexa, We’re Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do With You

Many people use digital assistants for the basics, like the weather forecast or music. It’s a long way from the digital home envisioned by their makers.

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Olympic: Virtue and Moir lead strong Canada figure skating team

(Reuters) - A powerful and experienced figure skating team headlined by 2010 Olympic ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and 2014 Olympic silver medalist Patrick Chan will represent Canada at next month's Winter Olympics, Skate Canada said on Sunday.

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Figure skating: Chan and Daleman win at Canadian titles as Olympics loom

(Reuters) - Patrick Chan won the Canadian figure skating championships men's title for the 10th time on Saturday, while Gabrielle Daleman celebrated her 20th birthday by winning the women's competition.

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Figureskating: Searching for the next Asada, Japan rebuilds

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese figure-skating fans head into next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in an unusual position with no-one in their once powerhouse women's team assuming the mantle of the retired Mao Asada.

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Figureskating: Haunted by Sochi, Chan fights overthinking

TORONTO (Reuters) - Patrick Chan is hoping the acknowledgement that his biggest enemy may well be himself could propel him to figure skating gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics at the third time of asking.

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Figureskating: From Hanyu's shadow, Uno leaps eagerly to the attack

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shoma Uno first stepped on the ice at five, but it was the rough-and-tumble of hockey he had his eyes on - until a chance meeting with a Japanese figure skater changed everything.

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Vital Figure Excludes Family From N.F.L. Settlement: Date of Death

Mike Webster was the first N.F.L. player to receive a diagnosis of C.T.E., but his family has been left out of the $1 billion N.F.L. concussion settlement so far.

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Figure skating: Daleman shrugs off sickness to lead in Vancouver

(Reuters) - Gabrielle Daleman shrugged off pneumonia-like symptoms to take the women's short program lead as defending champion and favorite Kaetlyn Osmond took a tumble at the Canadian figure skating championships in Vancouver on Friday.

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Supreme Court takes up fight over Texas electoral districts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts for state legislative and U.S. congressional seats that were thrown out by a lower court for diminishing black and Hispanic voters' clout.

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BRIEF-UQM Technologies Receives Follow-On Order From Dannar For Mobile Power Station Utility Vehicle

* UQM TECHNOLOGIES RECEIVES FOLLOW-ON ORDER FROM DANNAR FOR MOBILE POWER STATION UTILITY VEHICLE (MPS) POWERED BY UQM ELECTRIC DRIVE SYSTEMS

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Texas failed to educate, monitor disabled students: federal report

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas violated federal law by failing to identify and educate students with disabilities and deliberately working to decrease the number of students enrolled in special education programs, the U.S. Department of Education said in a report on Thursday.

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Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say

A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends.

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Investor Rich Hall leaves Harvard to return to University of Texas

BOSTON (Reuters) - Richard Hall, who oversaw private equity investing at Harvard University's $37 billion endowment, is leaving the Ivy League school to become the deputy chief investment officer at the University of Texas' endowment.

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Brazil curbs soy farming deforestation in Amazon

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil all but stopped growth of soy farming in newly deforested parts of its Amazon rainforest during the 2016-2017 crop year after efforts to halt purchases of beans from such areas, official data showed on Wednesday.

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These images show the mudslide devastation

Destructive waves of mud sliding down barren hillsides in Southern California slammed everything in sight.

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UK's Harry and fiancee Meghan get wedding music tips on radio station visit

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and his U.S. fiancee Meghan Markle were given some street-level tips for their wedding music as they visited a pioneering radio station in south London on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-GOL Discloses Preliminary Traffic Figures For December

* GOL DISCLOSES ITS PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC FIGURES FOR DECEMBER 2017

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Atlanta hasn't forgotten that Trump called it 'crime infested' and in 'horrible shape'

When President Trump visits Atlanta Monday night to attend college football's national championship game, he may not remember just a year ago he described the city as "in horrible shape," "falling apart" and "crime infested."

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Texas Rex stands his ground in the face of chaos

If President Donald Trump really wants Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to leave, he'll have to tell him to go.

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Olympics: Figure skating-Chen, Rippon and Zhou make U.S. team

(Reuters) - Twice national champion Nathan Chen will lead America's men's figure skating team at next month's Winter Olympics, U.S. Figure Skating announced on Sunday.

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Figure skating: Chen, Rippon and Zhou make U.S. team

(Reuters) - Twice national champion Nathan Chen will lead America's men's figure skating team at next month's Winter Olympics, U.S. Figure Skating announced on Sunday.

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Britain's May to change government ministers soon, senior figures reported to be safe

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would announce changes to her ministerial team soon, with media reports saying her foreign, finance, interior and Brexit ministers would keep their jobs in a reshuffle starting on Monday.

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Figure skating: Chen cruises to repeat U.S. title

(Reuters) - A dominant Nathan Chen cruised to a repeat U.S. Figure Skating Championship title in San Jose, California on Saturday.

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Figure skating: Tennell, Nagasu and Chen make U.S. team

(Reuters) - U.S. champion Bradie Tennell will headline the United States' women's figure skating team to next month's Winter Olympics, U.S. Figure Skating announced on Saturday.

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Top 3 Women at Figure Skating Nationals Earn Olympic Spots

Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu and Karen Chen were selected on Saturday to the United States team for the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Figure skating: Tennell wins at U.S. titles as Nagasu find redemption

(Reuters) - Bradie Tennell almost certainly qualified for next month's Winter Olympics when she won the U.S. figure skating championships title on Friday as Mirai Nagasu achieved redemption four years after her Olympic dream was shattered.

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Olympics: Figureskating - Virtue and Moir continue to shine on second coming

TORONTO (Reuters) - Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took ice dancing gold at their first Olympics in Vancouver eight years ago and silver in their second at Sochi in 2014 before hanging up their skates, certain they had achieved all they could.

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Figure skating: Chen jumps to large lead after men's short program

(Reuters) - Hot favorite Nathan Chen had a hiccup with his final jump but still did enough to take a big short program lead in the men's competition at the U.S. figure skating championships on Thursday.

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BRIEF-HP Recalls Batteries For Notebook Computers, Mobile Workstations Due To Fire, Burn Hazards

* HP RECALLS BATTERIES FOR NOTEBOOK COMPUTERS AND MOBILE WORKSTATIONS DUE TO FIRE AND BURN HAZARDS

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Figureskating-Quads: how far will they go?

TOKYO (Reuters) - To quad or not to quad would not even be a question for any man aiming for the podium at this year's Olympics, as more of the complicated jumps fill routines and bring in the points.

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Figureskating: Eating disorders dull skating's luster as awareness grows

TOKYO/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Japanese figure skater Akiko Suzuki was struggling with jumps when her coach said losing a kilogram could help. Instead, in two months she lost nearly a third of her body weight, putting her career - and her life - in danger.

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The Greatest Figure Skater Ever Is Michael Jackson on Ice, Surrounded by Winnie the Poohs

“People see Hanyu for the first time and they become hysterical or they’re moved to tears. It’s like their lives are complete.”

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Figure skating: Tennell leads U.S. champs after short program

(Reuters) - Bradie Tennell performed a brilliant routine to take a narrow short program lead over sentimental favorite Mirai Nagasu in the ladies competition at the U.S. figure skating championships on Wednesday.

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On Olympics: Nathan Chen Has Taken the Quad to a New Level. Is It Good for Figure Skating?

Chen, the 18-year-old American sensation, is the first to complete the difficult jump five times in a four-and-a-half-minute routine, but some worry it is dulling the sport.

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London Bridge station opens new platforms as redevelopment nears completion

LONDON (Reuters) - Five new platforms and a large concourse opened at London Bridge station on Tuesday as the development of the busy commuter hub in Britain's capital nears completion.

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Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian protesters attacked police stations late into the night on Monday, news agency and social media reports said, as security forces struggled to contain the boldest challenge to the clerical leadership since unrest in 2009.

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UPDATE 7-Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest

* Trump, Netanyahu voice support for protests (Adds Iranian to headline)

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UPDATE 6-Protesters attack police stations, raising stakes in unrest

* Trump, Netanyahu voice support for protests (New throughout, adds protesters attacking police stations)

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Korean War, a ‘Forgotten’ Conflict That Shaped the Modern World

The three-year conflict set the stage for decades of tension on the Korean Peninsula, but today many Americans know little about it.

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Exclusive: Pakistan plans takeover of charities run by Islamist figure U.S. has targeted

(Reuters) - Pakistan's government plans to seize control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, who Washington has designated a terrorist, according to officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.

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Rail traffic resumes at Berlin station after fire, cause unknown

BERLIN (Reuters) - Long-distance rail traffic resumed at the busy Berlin Zoo train station on Sunday after firefighters extinguished a fire that had caused large amounts of smoke, though local railway traffic remained halted, German federal police said on Twitter.

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UPDATE 2-Rail traffic resumes at Berlin station after fire, cause unknown

BERLIN, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Long-distance rail traffic resumed at the busy Berlin Zoo train station on Sunday after firefighters extinguished a fire that had caused large amounts of smoke, though local railway traffic remained halted, German federal police said on Twitter.

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German police allow some rail traffic to resume at Berlin station

BERLIN (Reuters) - German federal police said they had allowed long-distance rail traffic to resume at Berlin's Zoo train station on Sunday after firefighters extinguished a fire that caused large amounts of smoke, but local railway traffic was still halted.

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Rail traffic halted at Berlin station due to smoke, cause unknown: police

BERLIN (Reuters) - Railway traffic was halted at Berlin's Zoo train station on Sunday due to a large amount of smoke, and several people were rescued from the scene, German federal police said on Twitter.

Olympic Games nytimes.com

On Olympics: Where Are the American Women in Olympic Figure Skating?

Once dominant, they have not won a medal in the singles competition since 2006. Expectations are low that they will win any at the Games in February.

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Hong Kong lawyers 'appalled' by move to enforce China law in rail station

HONG KONG (Reuters) - An association representing Hong Kong barristers said it was "appalled" by the Chinese parliament's move to enforce mainland laws inside a Hong Kong railway station, denouncing it as the most retrograde step since the 1997 handover.

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Analysis: 17 strangest lines from Trump's visit to a fire station

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump visited a fire station in West Palm Beach, Florida. You probably missed it because the week between Christmas and New Years is a total news dead zone.

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BRIEF-SCE&G Requests Withdrawal Of VC Summer Station Units Operating Licenses

* SCE&G FILES FORMAL REQUEST WITH THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION TO WITHDRAW COLS FOR VCS UNITS 2 & 3

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Updated Obamacare enrollment figure dips to 8.7 million

(Reuters) - About 8.7 million people enrolled in healthcare plans for 2018 using the federal Obamacare marketplace, according to updated government figures released on Thursday.

Temple Mount (Jerusalem) nytimes.com

Israeli Minister Wants to Name a Jerusalem Train Station for Trump

The proposed station would deposit tourists in the Old City, a few hundred yards from the Temple Mount.

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Israel plans a Trump station as Trump-naming frenzy sweeps country

A planned high-speed rail station in the Old City of Jerusalem will be named after President Donald Trump, Israeli Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz told CNN.

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Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel wants to name a train station after Donald Trump to thank him for recognizing Jerusalem as its capital, but the site of the planned building could be as divisive as the U.S. president's declaration.

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America's abandoned drive-ins

Nights at the drive-in were a heady mix of high school dates and high jinks and a once quintessential part of growing up in America.

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China says part of Hong Kong rail station to be subject to mainland laws

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's parliament on Wednesday said part of a Hong Kong high-speed railway station being built in the city center would be regarded as Chinese territory, an unprecedented move that critics say further erodes the financial hub's autonomy.

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South China Sea: How 2017's forgotten flashpoint could flare again

In 2017, the South China Sea was the world's forgotten flashpoint.

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Topless protester tries to grab baby Jesus figure at Vatican

A topless protester was detained by Vatican police on Monday for attempting to steal the doll of baby Jesus from the Vatican's nativity scene. The incident occurred as thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's Square to hear the Pope's Christmas Day message.

Border Barriers nytimes.com

Mystery in West Texas: How Did a Border Patrol Agent Die?

A month after one border agent was killed and another seriously injured, investigators still do not know if they were attacked or hurt in an accident.

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Figure skating: Sochi champion Hanyu named in Japan team for Pyeongchang

(Reuters) - Yuzuru Hanyu will defend his figure skating title at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after being named in the Japan team but will not compete until then, the Kyodo news agency reported on Monday.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings nytimes.com

Boy, 6, Killed in Deputy Shooting in Texas Days Before Christmas

When sheriff’s deputies shot at a suspect on Thursday, a bullet made its way into a mobile home and killed Kameron Prescott, a first-grader.

Appointments and Executive Changes nytimes.com

WNYC Chief Pushed Growth at the Cost of Station’s Culture

The New York Public Radio head Laura Walker and her deputy are said to have a blind spot when it comes to gender, race and power, on-air and behind the scenes

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Ski slopes and beaches forgotten: tax takes precedence

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There will be no holiday slowdown this year for tax consultant Jonathan Traub, who skipped hitting the ski slopes with his family and hunkered down in his Colorado condo to prep...

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U.S. sanctions Myanmar, South Sudan, Gambian figures for rights violations, corruption

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on 52 individuals and entities for alleged human rights violations and corruption, including Myanmar military officer Maung Maung Soe, who oversaw a brutal crackdown against the Rohinga.

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‘Cat Person’ Author, Kristen Roupenian, Gets 7-Figure Book Deal

A collection from Kristen Roupenian, whose debut story in The New Yorker became the magazine’s second most-read article of the year, will be published by Scout Press in 2019.

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BRIEF-NAV CANADA Reports November Traffic Figures

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Exclusive: Russian oil firm Tatneft ran Crimea fuel station, despite sanctions risk

MOSCOW (Reuters) - One of Russia's biggest oil companies, Tatneft, has been doing business in Crimea despite the risk of being placed on a U.S. sanctions blacklist, according to company documents and a source close to Tatneft.

Bribery and Kickbacks nytimes.com

Peru President Could Be Biggest Figure Yet to Fall in Latin America Graft Scandal

The president, Pedro-Pablo Kuczynski, will have an hour on Thursday to defend himself when impeachment proceedings open.

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U.S., Russian, Japanese crew arrive at space station

(Reuters) - A trio of U.S., Japanese and Russian astronauts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

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Volkswagen to install 2,800 U.S. electric vehicle charging stations

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG unit Electrify America said on Monday that it plans to install 2,800 electric vehicle charging stations in 17 of the largest U.S. cities by June 2019.

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U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station

(Reuters) - A trio of U.S. and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off from Kazakhstan on Sunday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

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Bulletin Board: ‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

Catherine Porter, who has visited Haiti 20 times, explains how she discovered the men who collect and bury the bodies of impoverished Haitians.

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Family sues retailer for sale of gun used in Texas church massacre

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The family of a woman and two children killed when a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church has sued the store that sold the assault rifle used in the deadliest mass murder in the state's history, lawyers said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Oncor And Sempra Energy Reach Settlement Agreement With Several Key Texas Stakeholders

* ONCOR AND SEMPRA ENERGY REACH SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH SEVERAL KEY TEXAS STAKEHOLDERS

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BRIEF-El Paso Electric Says Commission of Texas Approves Final Order in Rate Case

* EL PASO ELECTRIC - PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS APPROVED A FINAL ORDER APPROVING UNCONTESTED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FILED WITH COMMISSION ON NOV 2

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Blake Farenthold, Texas Congressman Accused of Sexual Harassment, Will Not Run Again

Representative Blake Farenthold, who settled a sexual harassment claim for $84,000, is the subject of an Ethics Committee investigation and will not run again.

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Three-man crew returns from space station - NASA TV

(Reuters) - A capsule carrying U.S., Russian and Italian astronauts from the International Space Station landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday, a NASA TV live broadcast showed.

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BRIEF-Mercedes-Benz Financial ‍Completes Negotiations To Lease Facility At Alliancetexas In Fort Worth

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BRIEF-Trakopolis IOT Enters Into Agreement With Texas-Based Oilfield Services Company

* TRAKOPOLIS IOT CORP SAYS HAS ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH A TEXAS-BASED OILFIELD SERVICES COMPANY

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Artist Flees Beijing After Filming Devastation of Mass Evictions

Hua Yong, a painter, has shot and posted online dozens of videos documenting the forced removal of thousands of migrant workers from Beijing.

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BRIEF-Heartland Financial USA Announces Plan To Acquire First Bank Lubbock Bancshares In Texas

* HEARTLAND FINANCIAL USA, INC. ANNOUNCES PLAN TO ACQUIRE FIRST BANK LUBBOCK BANCSHARES, INC. IN TEXAS

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Texas Congressman Runs What Aides Call a Hostile Workplace

Representative Blake Farenthold, the subject of an ethics investigation, set the tone for off-color jokes and inappropriate banter, legal documents and interviews with former aides suggest.

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BRIEF-Phillips 66, Enbridge Announce Open Season For West Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System

* PHILLIPS 66 AND ENBRIDGE ANNOUNCE OPEN SEASON FOR WEST TEXAS CRUDE OIL PIPELINE SYSTEM

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BRIEF-GE Power, Egypt’s EETC To Extend Gabal El Zayt Substation

* GE POWER, EGYPT’S EETC TO CONNECT 120 MW OF WIND POWER TO NATIONAL GRID THROUGH EXTENSION OF THE GABAL EL ZAYT SUBSTATION

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Figureskating: Russia's Zagitova takes gold in debut Grand Prix Final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Russian teenager Alina Zagitova took gold in the women's skate at her debut Grand Prix Final on Saturday, while French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron ended the winning streak of Canadian team Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.

Snow and Snowstorms nytimes.com

Snow in Texas Is ‘Pretty Cool’ for Children Seeing It for the First Time

Corpus Christi, Tex., got snow for the first time since 2004. It was part of a storm that affected several Southern states and was headed up the East Coast.

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Priest gets life sentence in cold-case murder of Texas beauty queen

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A retired Catholic priest convicted of murdering a former beauty queen who came to him for confession was sentenced to life in prison by a jury in south Texas on Friday, local media reported, ending a cold case that has troubled the community for nearly 60 years.

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Figure skating: American Chen overcomes mistakes to win Grand Prix Final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Nathan Chen of the United States overcame an error-filled program including a fall to win the men's Grand Prix Final on Friday, beating hometown favorite Shoma Uno by half a point.

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Figureskating: Canada's Osmond takes surprise lead in Grand Prix Final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took a surprise lead in the women's short program at the Grand Prix Final on Friday, edging ahead of Russian teenager Alina Zagitova by less than a point.

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It's snowing in south Texas

Big and fluffy snowflakes fell across parts of south Texas on Thursday, including San Antonio and Austin.

Adoptions nytimes.com

Bela, the Forgotten War Orphan

The remarkable tale of a 3-year-old whose parents died in Auschwitz, and the soldier who worked to get her out of occupied Berlin.

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Figure skating: Chen edges Uno for lead in Grand Prix final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Nathan Chen of the United States edged Japan’s Shoma Uno in the men’s short program to take the lead at the Grand Prix final on Thursday, setting up a showdown between the two jumping powerhouses two months before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: A Memoir of a Year on the International Space Station

The NASA astronaut and naval pilot Scott Kelly put his “Endurance” to the test, both on Earth and beyond.

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BRIEF-‍First Mobil-Branded Service Stations To Open In Mexico​

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U.S. Air Force unveils criminal reporting reforms in wake of Texas shooting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is toughening its rules for reporting criminal records to the government's gun owner background check database, after a man convicted of assault while in the service was able to purchase guns and later shot and killed 26 people in a Texas church.

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Christine Keeler, Central Figure in British ‘Scandal of the Century,’ Is Dead at 75

Ms. Keeler’s affair with the government minister John Profumo and other revelations set England abuzz in the early 1960s.

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Melania Trump and Karen Pence to visit Texas storm victims

On Wednesday morning, first lady Melania Trump will make a return visit to Texas, accompanied by second lady Karen Pence, according to the White House.

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U.S. law firm probes South Africa Naspers over contract with TV station

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 5 (Reuters) - U.S. law firm, Pomerantz LLP, said on Tuesday it has launched an investigation into whether South Africa's Naspers and its directors engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful businesses practices.

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Security alert closes underground station in central London: transport authority

LONDON (Reuters) - London's transport authority said on Tuesday it had closed St Paul's underground station in the city's financial district while police responded to a security alert in the area.

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Eerie photos capture the Cold War's abandoned 'ruins'

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Top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Houston's appeal of a lower court ruling that threw into doubt the city's spousal benefits to gay married municipal employees, signaling that the reach of the landmark 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide may have limits.

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Trump accuser: I feel forgotten -- why aren't people talking about him?

Rachel Crooks speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota about her accusation that President Trump forcibly kissed her in 2005.

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Dem warns GOP: Vote will not be forgotten

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) gave an impassioned speech in opposition to the passing of the Republican tax bill. The bill passed the Senate with a vote of 51-49.

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First U.S. birth for woman with transplanted uterus occurs in Texas

(Reuters) - For the first time in the United States, a woman with a transplanted uterus gave birth, officials at a Dallas hospital said on Friday.

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Taxpayers Paid $84,000 to End Sex Harassment Claim Against Texas Lawmaker

Rep. Blake Farenthold, Republican of Texas, settled a sexual harassment suit for $84,000, one of six House settlements funded by taxpayers since 2013.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Revered Australian TV Figure Feels Ripples of Weinstein Scandal

Allegations against Don Burke, a longtime star, open a debate about the “bloke” culture of masculinity in Australia.

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Texas congressman will not seek re-election in wake of nude photo

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Joe Barton of Texas will not seek re-election, his office said in a statement on Thursday, in a decision he made after a nude picture of him appeared on the internet earlier this month.

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Texas congressman will not seek re-election in wake of nude selfie-newspaper

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Republican congressman Joe Barton will not seek re-election, the Dallas Morning News reported in an exclusive interview published on Thursday, a decision he made after nude pictures he took of himself were leaked on social media.

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Ex-priest took confession, then murdered Texas beauty queen -prosecutors

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A former Roman Catholic priest took the confession of a Texas beauty queen, then lured her to a church rectory and killed her, prosecutors said on Thursday to start a trial for a 1960 murder that has been one of state's most notorious cold cases.

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BRIEF-ACCC To Delay Consideration Of BP's Acquisition Of Woolworths' Service Stations ‍​

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Australian Competition & Consumer Commission:

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Texas victim's family files first claim against U.S. Air Force over church massacre

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parents of one of the victims killed in the Nov. 5 shooting rampage at a Texas church filed a claim on Tuesday against the U.S. Air Force in what appeared to be the first legal action in connection to the incident.

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Texas church shooting victim's family files first claim against U.S. Air Force

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parents of one of the victims who died in the Nov. 5 shooting at a Texas church on Tuesday filed a claim against the U.S. Air Force.

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Ex-priest to stand trial for 1960 murder of Texas beauty queen

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A former Roman Catholic priest is due to stand trial this week on charges he beat, raped and strangled to death a Texas beauty queen nearly 60 years ago after hearing her last confession.

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BRIEF-American Electric Power ‍Seeks Bids For Coal To Its Generating Stations​

* AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY INC- ‍SEEKING BIDS FOR SUPPLY OF COAL TO ONE OR MORE GENERATING STATIONS​

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Figure skating: Miyahara back on top with Skate America victory

(Reuters) - Olympic hopeful Satoko Miyahara clinched an emphatic victory in the ladies' competition at Skate America on Sunday ahead of Japanese compatriot Kaori Sakamoto.

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Chinese kindergarten teacher detained in molestation investigation

Police in Beijing have detained a teacher as they investigate allegations that children were drugged and molested at a kindergarten.

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Figure skating: Chen wins Skate America gold despite shaky free skate

(Reuters) - American Nathan Chen overcame his worst free skate in more than a year to win gold at Skate America in Lake Placid, New York on Saturday.

International Trade and World Market nytimes.com

China Limits Waste. ‘Cardboard Grannies’ and Texas Recyclers Scramble.

An intense crackdown by Chinese regulators on imported foreign waste destined to be recycled has had an impact on businesses and municipalities around the world.

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Figure skating - Chen scores personal best in men's short program

(Reuters) - American teenager Nathan Chen continued his strong build up for Olympic glory when he produced a sizzling performance in the men's short program at Skate America in Lake Placid, New York on Friday.

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Cat Hair Links Woman to Bombs Mailed to Obama and Texas Governor, Officials Say

The woman, Julia Poff, also sent an explosive device to the Social Security Administration, prosecutors say. Gov. Greg Abbott opened the package but it did not detonate.

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Man charged with murder in fatal shooting of Texas trooper

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A man accused of shooting and killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving was charged with capital murder, which can bring the death penalty, jail records posted on Friday showed.

Great Britain nytimes.com

London’s Oxford Circus Tube Station Is Evacuated After Reports of Gunfire

Witnesses described mass panic. The police said they had responded as if the incident was terrorist related, but had not located any casualties.

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Woman gets stuck on tracks as train enters station

A woman crossing rail tracks was saved by police seconds before a train arrived in Melbourne, Australia.

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Texas state trooper shot dead, suspect arrested after manhunt

(Reuters) - A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving Day, leading to a manhunt and further gunfire some 125 miles (200 km) away, where the suspect was arrested.

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Texas state trooper killed in traffic stop, suspect arrested

(Reuters) - A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in a rural county south of Dallas on Thursday, and officers arrested a suspect after a manhunt, officials said.

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Texas state trooper killed in traffic stop, suspect on the run

(Reuters) - A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in a rural county south of Dallas on Thursday, leading to a manhunt and further gunfire after officers encountered the suspect near Houston, officials said.

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Woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama and Texas governor

The evidence against a Texas woman accused of sending homemade bombs to President Obama and the governor of Texas includes a cell phone, a cigarette package, a salad dressing cap and, authorities say, some very distinctive cat hair.

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Texas state trooper killed, suspect flees

A trooper for the Texas Department of Public Safety was shot and killed Thursday south of Dallas and officials are looking for the man they believe is responsible.

Bridges and Tunnels nytimes.com

Nafta Talks Have High Stakes for Two Texas Bridge Owners

Private crossings to Mexico are a rich franchise under the North American Free Trade Agreement, but discussions on reopening the accord have put that bonanza at risk.

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Houston-area woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

(Reuters) - A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland.

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Judge strikes down Texas abortion ban

A federal judge has struck down Texas' ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure.

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U.S. judge strikes down Texas measure to limit second-trimester abortions

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would ban the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women's health.

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Sessions orders review of background check system, citing Texas church shooting

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a comprehensive review of the national database that houses background checks.

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U.S. judge strikes down Texas law to limit second-trimester abortions

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge in Austin on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women's health.

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Judge strikes down Texas law to limit second-trimester abortions

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge in Austin on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure is safe, legal and necessary for women's health.

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PNG police enter abandoned Australian-run detention camp: refugees

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea (PNG) police have entered an abandoned Australian-run detention camp seeking to get some 380 asylum-seekers who have barricaded themselves in there to leave, two of men told Reuters on Thursday.

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Texas Congressman apologizes after nude image of himself surfaces

Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton on Wednesday apologized for not using "better judgment" while separated from his wife and in consensual relationships with women.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Joe Barton, Senior Texas Republican, Apologizes for Explicit Photo

Mr. Barton, vice chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, was swept into the swirl of sexual improprieties with the posting of an explicit photo.

Child Abuse and Neglect nytimes.com

Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty to Molestation Charges

The former team doctor for the United States gymnastics team and Michigan State has been accused of molesting scores of girls, including three Olympic gold medalists.

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Death of Border Patrol agent in Texas may have been assault: FBI

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent who died while patrolling a remote part of West Texas may have been assaulted, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday in a case that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to renew his call for a border wall.

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UPDATE 2-FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday asked the agency to review rules capping television station ownership, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed that the U.S. agency vote next month to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

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FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed that the U.S. agency vote next month to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

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UPDATE 1-FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed that the U.S. agency vote next month to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

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FCC to reconsider U.S. television station ownership cap: source

(Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission will ask the U.S. agency to cast an initial vote in December to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

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Border Patrol agents in Texas had traumatic head injuries

Details remain scant in what the FBI describes as a "tragic incident" that left one Border Patrol agent dead and another in serious condition.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Two Texas Churches, Linked by Tragedy Amid the Pews

Baptist churches in the Texas towns of Daingerfield and Sutherland Springs have become sister congregations, linked by eerily similar attacks 37 years apart.

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BRIEF-CBS says DISH dropped CBS and several other local television stations owned by CBS

* DISH dropped CBS and several other local television stations owned by CBS, in cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago

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U.S. airman killed in Texas plane crash

(Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force training jet crashed Monday near Lake Amistad, Texas, killing the pilot and injuring another, according to officials at Laughlin Air Force Base.

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Abandoned ruins of the Soviet space shuttle

It was the Soviet response to the Space Shuttle, designed to take the Cold War into space. But after just one flight, it was mothballed: now, abandoned ruins of what was called the Buran program are left to rust in the steppe of Kazakhstan.

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Americans haven't forgotten about Puerto Rico, poll finds

Two months ago today, Hurricane Maria made direct landfall in Puerto Rico, devastating the island and wiping out the power grid and transportation infrastructure for its millions of residents.

Airports nytimes.com

Instead of That $5 Water Bottle at Airports, Filling Stations

A growing number of airports are looking for ways to manage crowds, the empty plastic bottles they leave behind and improve the amenities.

Border Patrol (US) nytimes.com

Border Patrol Agent Killed in Texas in What a Senator Calls an Attack

Senator Ted Cruz said the agent and his partner, who was seriously injured, were attacked on Sunday, though details of what happened were unclear.

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Border Patrol agent killed in SW Texas

A Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning from injuries he suffered while on patrol in southwest Texas, the US Customs and Border Protection said.

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Figure skating: Osmond leads after short program at France grand prix

GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond on Friday took the lead at the second to last qualifying event for the grand prix final next month with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program.

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Broadcaster CME says watchdog has blocked sale of Croatian station

PRAGUE, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Croatia's watchdog has rejected broadcaster Central European Media Enterprise's proposal to sell its Croatian operation to a unit of United Group, CME said on Thursday.

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Thousands mourn nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - About 3,000 people packed a funeral service on Wednesday to mourn a Texas family that suffered losses to three generations when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church on Nov. 5 and killed 26 people.

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Funeral set for nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas family will hold a funeral service on Wednesday for relatives from three generations who were among the 26 people killed when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church earlier this month.

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Singapore transit train collides with stationary train, injuries reported: media

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore mass transit train collided early on Wednesday with another train that was stationary near a station in the city state's western area and some injuries were reported, the country's Straits Times newspaper reported.

Texas State University nytimes.com

Texas State Halts Greek Activities After Fraternity Pledge Dies

Matthew Ellis, a Phi Kappa Psi pledge, died after a fraternity event on Sunday, the latest in a string of similar episodes on campuses across the country.

cnn.com

A first look inside the site of the Texas mass shooting

The same day that the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held its first service since a gunman opened fire on parishioners last week, killing 25 people and an unborn child, residents and visitors got to see how the church had been turned into a memorial.

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PNG threatens to forcibly remove asylum seekers from abandoned Australian detention center

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea Immigration Minister Petrus Thomas said authorities would take steps on Monday to forcibly remove around 450 men who remain in an abandoned Australian detention center without food or running water.

cnn.com

First look inside Texas church after shooting

A memorial inside the Texas church where 26 people were shot and killed includes chairs placed where each victim was found and audio recordings of the victims' voices. CNN's Kaylee Hartung describes the scene.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

A Week After Texas Church Shooting, a Sunday Service Offers Hope

After a gunman killed 26 at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., parishioners gathered to worship with their pastor, whose daughter was among the dead.

cnn.com

Texas church holds first service since mass shooting

The congregation of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held a service on Sunday, one week after a gunman opened fire in the church, killing 25 people and an unborn child in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

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In grieving Texas town, faith sustains those left behind

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - Joe Holcombe and his wife, Claryce, lost eight members of their family in the Texas church shooting last Sunday, including their son, grandchildren, a pregnant granddaughter-in-law and a great- granddaughter who was still a toddler. But they are serene.

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Britain won't offer a new figure on Brexit bill to unlock talks: minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock talks.

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No figure on cost of Brexit offered to unlock talks, British minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock talks.

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Figure skating: Virtue, Moir glide to victory in Japan, clinch final berth

TOKYO (Reuters) - A confident Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir spun to ice dance gold in Japan's grand prix event on Sunday for their second podium-topping finish, clinching a place in next month's final.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Days After Church Shooting, Texas Town Begins to Bury Its Dead

As the funerals begin for the 26 victims of a shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., mourners remember the married couple Richard and Therese Rodriguez.

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Texas town holds first burials after church massacre

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The tiny Texas town reeling from a gun massacre that killed 26 churchgoers buried the first of the victims on Saturday, in a remote cemetery where a series of funerals is being held this week.

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Texas shooter's ex-wife: 'Demons ... hatred' consumed him

The first wife of the Texas church shooter described him as a menacing and abusive man who constantly threatened her and her family with death.

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Figure skating: Russian Voronov takes top spot in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Russia's Sergei Voronov eased to victory in Japan's grand prix on Saturday with an elegant, melancholy short program and his compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva won the women's event.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

In the Air Force, Texas Gunman Showed Signs of Depression and Rage

One Air Force colleague recalled how Devin P. Kelley, when punished for poor performance, would cry, scream and shake with rage, vowing to kill his superiors.

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Figure skating: Voronov leads in Japan after Hanyu withdraws

TOKYO (Reuters) - Russia's Sergei Voronov took the lead in a men's grand prix event thrown wide open by the withdrawal of home favorite Yuzuru Hanyu and Canada's Patrick Chan, while Evgenia Medvedeva easily finished top in the women's short program on Friday.

cnn.com

Texas shooting shows risk of ignoring relationship violence

Our nation — still grieving the recent Las Vegas tragedy — now mourns the lives lost in this week's massacre by a gunman who opened fire in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, leaving a death toll of 25 and an unborn child.

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Texas church to weigh what happens to its house of worship

It was several terrifying minutes of hell in the house of God.

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Figure skating: Injured Olympic champion Hanyu drops out of NHK Trophy

TOKYO (Reuters) - Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu has dropped out of a grand prix event in Japan due to injury, officials said on Friday, though there was no word on whether the issue was serious enough to affect his chances at February's Winter Games.

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Japan to build four radar stations for the Philippines to counter piracy surge: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents, two sources said.

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Air Force missed at least two chances to stop Texas shooter buying guns

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force missed at least two chances to block the shooter in last weekend's deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of a violent offense in 2012, according to current and former government officials and a review of military documents.

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U.S. Air Force could face liability in Texas shooting: legal experts

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force's failure to report the criminal record of Devin Kelley, the man who shot dead 26 people and wounded 20 more at a Texas church, could expose the service to liability, legal experts said.

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Pastor may demolish Texas church where massacre took place

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The pastor of a rural Texas church sprayed with gunfire in a shooting rampage that killed 26 people is considering demolishing the building and putting a memorial in its place, a Southern Baptist Convention official said on Thursday.

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Texas shooter claimed to buy animals on Craigslist for 'target practice'

Texas church shooter Devin Kelley claimed he bought animals on Craigslist with the sole intention of killing them, a former Air Force colleague told CNN.

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Texas and Florida carry out executions on same day

(Reuters) - Texas put to death a Mexican national on Wednesday for the kidnap, rape and murder of his cousin, and Florida on the same day put to death a 53-year-old man for a 1991 double-murder, officials said.

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Pence pays tribute to fallen and heroes from Texas massacre

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled on Wednesday to rural southeastern Texas, where he paid tribute to the victims and heroes from a church massacre that stands as the deadliest gun violence ever committed in a U.S. place of worship.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

After Massacre, a Small Texas Cemetery Strains to Bury So Many Dead

The cemetery in the small Texas town where 26 were killed in a church shooting will see more funerals in the coming days than it does in a typical year.

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A Texas school is devastated by church shooting

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - It was heartbreaking for Jennifer Berrones to explain to her 7-year-old daughter Kaylee that her friend and classmate Emily was not coming back to school after Sunday's church massacre in rural Texas.

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UPDATE 1-FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - For about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple Inc to help them unlock the gunman's iPhone or associated online accounts, a person familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

The Lives Cut Short in a Texas Church

The 26 who died in the shooting at the First Baptist Church included long-married couples and several children.

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Democratic Party, China, Texas: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple Inc to help them unlock the gunman's iPhone or associated online accounts, a source told Reuters on Wednesday.

Art nytimes.com

art review: From Forgotten Discards, a Wealth of Memories

Broken pots, stained drapes, torn stockings: At MoMA PS1, Cathy Wilkes channels emotion through castoffs.

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Texas and Florida due to execute men for 1990s murders

(Reuters) - Two states are scheduled to execute convicted murderers on Wednesday night, one who would be the third executed in Florida since August and one whose planned execution in Texas has raised the ire of Mexican officials and two United Nations experts.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Video of Texas Shooting Captured Bloodbath

The gunman also had an Apple iPhone with him, according to people familiar with the investigation, but the F.B.I. has not been able to unlock the device.

cnn.com

Texas church to hold service a week after tragedy

Twenty five members of its congregation are no more. Its worship hall is bullet-riddled and destroyed. But undeterred, the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will host a service on Sunday, just seven days after a gunman stormed the building in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

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Filipino artist makes Trump action figure from flip flops

MANILA (Reuters) - A Filipino artist who won fame for his flip-flop sandal carving of a superhero this year has turned his talents to creating an action figure of U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Texas gunman not welcomed at church before shooting

Devin Kelley walked into a Texas church turning joyous prayers into screams of terror as he killed more than 20 people, including an unborn child.

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Smiling wax figure of Theresa May belies prime minister's torment

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May gained a wax doppelganger on Wednesday that projected an air of strength and permanence sorely lacking in her crisis-prone government.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Surviving the Texas Church Shooting

At home recovering from a gunshot wound, Rosanne Solis talks about the church shooting that killed 26 people on Sunday morning in Sutherland Springs, Tex.

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Texas church gunman escaped mental facility in 2012 while facing court-martial

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The former U.S. serviceman who committed the deadliest mass shooting on record in Texas escaped from a mental hospital in 2012 as he faced court-martial on domestic violence charges for which he was later convicted, a police report revealed on Tuesday.

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Man offers free coffins for Texas shooting victims

When Trey Ganem heard about the shootings in Sutherland Springs, he jumped in his car and drove 100 miles to the mourning town.