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India cenbank says linking national ID number to bank accounts mandatory

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's central bank on Saturday dismissed media reports that it was not necessary to link national identity card numbers, known as Aadhar numbers, to bank accounts.

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NBA: Singer takes knee during performance of national anthem at Nets game

(Reuters) - Singer Justine Skye dropped to a knee toward the end of her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner prior to the Brooklyn Nets home opener against the Orlando Magic on Friday.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Chris Matthews: What Robert Kennedy Knew About Gun Control

Nearly 50 years ago, the senator called for sensible restrictions on firearms — laws we’re still largely waiting to see.

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Three charged in shooting after white nationalist's Florida speech

(Reuters) - A Texas man who shot at protesters after a white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida and two brothers who urged him to "kill them" have been charged with attempted homicide, police said on Friday.

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Baker out as Nationals manager after two seasons

(The Sports Xchange) - Dusty Baker will not return to manage the Washington Nationals in 2018, the team announced Friday.

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Trump fundraising arm launches National Anthem petition

A fundraising committee backing President Donald Trump has launched a petition calling for supporters to be counted among those who believe in standing for the National Anthem.

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As a white nationalist speaks, a bell tolls for peace

As white supremacist leader Richard Spencer prepared to take the stage at the University of Florida, a concert of bells rang through campus leaving a poignant message of unity.

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UPDATE 2-Russia's Rosneft to take control of Iraqi Kurdish pipeline amid crisis

* Kurdistan oil exports struggle amid tensions with Baghdad (Adds details, background; changes media slug from RUSSIA-KURDISTAN/ROSNEFT-PIPELINE)

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Typhoon bears down on Japan, will hinder voting in national election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Typhoon Lan with heavy rains and destructive winds is expected to hit southern Japan on Sunday when the nation holds a national election, forcing officials in Okinawa to stage voting a day early on some remote islands.

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Protesters to white nationalist speaker at University of Florida: 'Go home Nazis'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Protesters shouted "Go home Nazis" as a white nationalist gave a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida, where hundreds of police set up barricades and separated supporters and demonstrators to guard against violence.

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Bush Decries ‘Nationalism Distorted Into Nativism’

Former President George W. Bush defended free trade and railed against populist rhetoric in an implicit criticism of President Trump.

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White nationalist heckled at University of Florida speech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Protesters shouted "Go home Nazis" at a white nationalist at the University of Florida on Thursday, disrupting his speech at the campus that erected barricades and deployed hundreds of police officers to guard against violence.

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FIFA to look into changing nationality rules

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA is considering an overhaul of the rules which govern players’ eligibility for national teams, including a proposal which would allow them to switch allegiance in certain circumstances.

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Protesters denounce white nationalist's speech at Florida university

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Several hundred protesters marched at the University of Florida on Thursday to denounce a speech by a white nationalist, saying his white supremacy message had no place on the campus that was filled with police and barricades to guard against unrest.

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Florida college braces for protests over white nationalist's speech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hundreds of police officers wearing bulletproof vests were deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday to guard against unrest over a speech by a white nationalist that was expected to draw thousands in protest.

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Passenger jet buzzes control tower

A German airline passenger plane buzzed a control tower in Dusseldorf, Germany, in an attempt to make an emotional goodbye, according to local media.

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BRIEF-MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS RENA REISS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL

* MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS RENA REISS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Iranian general, Assad discuss joint military strategy: report

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday during a visit to Damascus to set out a joint military strategy, Syria's state news agency reported, a sign of deepening Iranian influence that has alarmed Israel.

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US says Hamas must disarm, recognize Israel if it joins Palestinian unity government

Hamas should disarm and recognize Israel if it is to join a Palestinian unity government with rival group Fatah, the United States' Mideast envoy said Thursday. It's the first comment from the US following the landmark agreement between the two factions last week.

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Florida police brace for protests with speech by white nationalist

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hundreds of police will be deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday as thousands are poised to protest a speech by an avowed white nationalist, an event that prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency in preparation for possible violence.

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Spain Sets Stage to Take Control of Catalonia

Carles Puigdemont said in a letter to the Spanish prime minister that the regional Parliament could vote to break away if Madrid tried to take administrative control.

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BRIEF-‍Booking.com signs global deal with UEFA National Team Football

* ‍Booking.com signs global deal with UEFA National Team Football as official accommodation and attractions booking partner​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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New Zealand Labour to form next government with support of small nationalist party

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Labour leader Jacinda Ardern will form the country's next government after gaining the support of a small nationalist party holding the balance of power following an inconclusive Sept. 23 election.

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South Africa's cabinet replaces Zuma ally as head of national airline

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's government has named Johannes Bhekumuzi Magwaza as chairman of loss-making state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA), replacing Dudu Myeni, who was an ally of President Jacob Zuma, the finance minister said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-‍Nabron International sells 2.8 pct of its stake in Tile Shop Holdings, now owns 6.9 pct stake in co

* ‍Nabron International Inc - Between Sept 18 and Oct 17, it sold an aggregate of about 1.4 million shares of common stock of Tile Shop Holdings - SEC filing

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BRIEF-Vanda Pharmaceuticals reached a pricing agreement with the German National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds

* Vanda Pharmaceuticals - On Oct 17, co reached a pricing agreement with the German National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds

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U.S. firm to build solar plants in blackout-plagued Gaza

GAZA (Reuters) - The Gaza Strip will have three new solar energy plants operating by April, the U.S.-based energy firm behind the project said on Tuesday, providing the territory with some relief from daily blackouts but far from meeting its severe power shortages.

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Khamenei says Iran will shred multinational nuclear deal if U.S. tears it: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Iran would not walk out of a multinational nuclear deal and welcomed backing given by its European signatories.

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Novartis says ‍revolade shows long-term disease control for chronic/persistent immune thrombocytopenia​

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis said on Wednesday a long term study of ‍its Revolade drug showed good results in treating chronic and persistent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) - a condition where patients' blood does not clot normally.

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Iraqi forces take control of Kurdish-held areas in Mosul's Niveveh's province

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces took control on Tuesday of areas previously held by Kurdish forces in Mosul's Nineveh province, in northern Iraq, a military statement said on Wednesday.

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George Soros foundations now control $18 billion: reports

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investor George Soros has transferred about $18 billion, the majority of his estimated fortune, to his Open Society Foundations, making them the second largest philanthropic grant-making group in the United States, according to media reports on Tuesday.

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NBA: Opening-night rosters feature 108 international players

(Reuters) - Opening night rosters for the NBA's 2017-18 season, which begins on Tuesday, will feature 108 international players from a record 42 countries and territories, according to the league.

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BRIEF-Magna International to build new paint line in Slovenia

* Magna to build new paint line in Slovenia to support Graz Vehicle production

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

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

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

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

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WRAPUP 3-Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

MONTREAL/PARIS, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Airbus SE has agreed to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, giving a powerful boost to the Canadian plane and train maker in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co.

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Iraqi forces take control of Bai Hasan, Avana oil fields after Kurdish pullout

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces took control on Tuesday of the Bai Hasan and Avana oil fields northwest of Kirkuk, after Kurdish Peshmerga fighters pulled out from the region, security sources said.

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WRAPUP 2-Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

MONTREAL/PARIS, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Airbus SE agreed on Monday to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, grabbing control of a struggling competitor at the second attempt and giving the Canadian plane-and-train-maker an unexpected boost in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co.

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Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

MONTREAL/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus SE agreed on Monday to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, grabbing control of a struggling competitor at the second attempt and giving the Canadian plane-and-train-maker an unexpected boost in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co.

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WRAPUP 1-Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

MONTREAL/PARIS, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Airbus SE agreed on Monday to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, grabbing control of a struggling competitor at the second attempt and giving the Canadian plane-and-train-maker an unexpected boost in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co.

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McCain warns against 'half-baked, spurious nationalism'

Sen. John McCain warned against giving into fear and turning toward "spurious nationalism" Monday at an event honoring the war hero's contributions to the US.

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Florida governor declares emergency before white nationalist's speech

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

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McCain blasts 'half-baked' nationalism

During a speech, Sen. John McCain sounded off on what he sees as "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in American politics.

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Trump to declare national opioid emergency months after promise

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

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Nicki Minaj, Always in Control

The queen of hip-hop has fought her way to the top of the music industry — and never made compromises.

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Golf: Ridley takes over as Augusta National chairman

(Reuters) - Fred Ridley said it was humbling to begin his tenure as chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the U.S. Masters Tournament on Monday.

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BRIEF-National Geographic acquires cable syndication rights of NBCUniversal’s Running Wild With Bear Grylls

* National Geographic acquires cable syndication rights of NBCUniversal’s “Running Wild With Bear Grylls”

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German ambassador warns that internet controls could harm companies, isolate China

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's internet restrictions have struck a "new blow" against foreign companies working there, Germany's ambassador said on Monday, warning that such moves could undermine Beijing's political and commercial ties with the world.

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BRIEF-3I to invest in Smarte Carte International

* ‍HAS AGREED TO INVEST ALONGSIDE MANAGEMENT IN SMARTE CARTE INTERNATIONAL

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Top international lawyers say Hong Kong rule of law under threat

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

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

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

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Jimmy Kimmel on Health Care, National Tragedies and Twitter Feuds

Mr. Kimmel, the star of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” discusses the attention he has received for some politically pointed monologues.

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Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loom

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

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National Anthem Controversies, From Helsinki to Kuwait

Most anthem-related controversies are not quite as dramatic as the confrontation between N.F.L. players and the Trump administration. But they are often funnier.

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Spain to take control of Catalonia if gets ambiguous reply on independence

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government will take control of Catalonia if regional leader Carles Puigdemont replies ambiguously to Madrid's question about whether he has declared independence from Spain, the interior minister said on Saturday.

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BRIEF-Walter Investment Management says entered into a clean-up call agreement with Capital One, National Association​

* Walter Investment Management Corp - ‍on October 1, unit of co entered into a clean-up call agreement with Capital One, National Association​

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Saudi Aramco in talks to shelve international IPO: FT

(Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favor of a private share sale to world sovereign funds and institutional investors, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco in talks to shelve international IPO - FT

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favor of a private share sale to world sovereign funds and institutional investors, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Saudi Arabia welcomes Hamas, Fatah reconciliation deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia welcomed the reconciliation of rival factions Hamas and Fatah and said it will help Palestinians to gain their legitimate rights, the state news agency SPA reported on Friday.

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EU ministers agree national climate goals ahead of U.N. talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU environment ministers agreed national emissions-reduction targets on Friday in a push to show how the bloc is delivering on its climate goals ahead of United Nations talks next months to fight global warming.

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Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after Palestinian unity deal

GAZA (Reuters) - It didn't take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold.

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North Korea Renews Guam Threat Ahead of Joint Naval Exercise

The North warned that a planned drill by the United States and South Korea would compel a “military counteraction.”

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Toshiba discussing joint investment in chips with Western Digital

YOKKAICHI, Japan (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said it is discussing joint investment in a new chip production line with Western Digital Corp - its estranged business partner after the Japanese firm chose a different suitor to buy its $18 billion semiconductor business.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba discussing joint investment in chips with Western Digital

* Toshiba, Western Digital in legal dispute over chip unit sale

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Toshiba discussing joint investment in chips with Western Digital's Sandisk

YOKKAICHI, Japan, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is discussing joint investment for a new memory product line at its Yokkaichi plant with Western Digital Corp's Sandisk, the head of the company's chip unit said on Friday.

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Cubs 9, Nationals 8 | Chicago wins series, 3-2: Cubs Add a Chapter to Nationals’ Painful Postseason History

A rollicking and wild Game 5 ended with a familiar feeling of misery for Washington and another trip to the N.L.C.S. for the defending champions.

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Europe Edition: Hamas, Unesco, Harvey Weinstein: Your Friday Briefing

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

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I was not brought in to control the President, Kelly says

The message from White House chief of staff John Kelly was clear when he entered the press briefing room to banter with reporters Thursday: Everything is going as planned.

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BRIEF-Slate Retail REIT says to acquire National Hills Shopping Center for $24.7 mln

* Slate Retail REIT announces purchase of National Hills Shopping Center in Georgia​

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White House chief of staff not quitting, says job is not to control Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House chief of staff John Kelly slapped down rumors that he was about to resign or be fired and said on Thursday his push to bring more order to the West Wing does not extend to controlling President Donald Trump or his social media habits.

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Neighborhood Joint: The Secret Zen Master of Guitar Repair

You don’t have to be a member of the Strokes to get Richie Baxt to set up your Les Paul. But you do have to know somebody who has his phone number.

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Opinion: White Nationalism Is the Real Threat to the West. Not Islam.

The rise of the far-right could destroy the liberal societies that we know and love.

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U.S. energy head: Nuclear power rescue helps national security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. energy secretary defended his plan to reward nuclear plants with incentives against criticism it would manipulate markets by telling a congressional hearing on Thursday that a strong domestic nuclear industry boosted national security.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Rohingya, Unesco, Hamas: Your Friday Briefing

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

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U.S. white nationalists sued over Virginia protest violence

(Reuters) - Eleven people have sued white nationalists whose rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly this summer, saying they suffered emotional and physical trauma from protesters' threats and violence.

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John Kelly: My job isn't to control Trump

President Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly discusses Trump's use of Twitter at the White House press briefing.

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Analysis: Trump doesn't seem to understand the stock market. Or the national debt.

Conservative TV host Sean Hannity opened his interview with President Donald Trump on Wednesday night by touting the various -- and allegedly underplayed -- successes in the economy over the first nine months of Trump's tenure.

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Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war.

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Hamas and Fatah Sign Unity Deal, Allowing Joint Control of Gaza

A “government of national accord” is expected to run the embattled coastal strip starting Dec. 1, although several thorny issues remain unresolved.

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Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas reach reconciliation deal

CAIRO/GAZA (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reached a deal over political reconciliation on Thursday after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of the Gaza enclave the group has controlled for more than a decade.

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Spaniards use national holiday to show unity amid Catalan crisis

MADRID (Reuters) - Spaniards began lining the streets of Madrid on Thursday and national flags hung from balconies across the capital as unionists used a holiday military parade to show unity in the face of moves by Catalonia to declare independence.

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BRIEF-Weyerhaeuser redeems ownership interest in Twin Creeks, LLC joint venture for $107.5 mln

* Weyerhaeuser redeems ownership interest in Twin Creeks, LLC joint venture and announces sale of 100,000 acres of timberlands

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Hamas says reached deal with Palestinian rival Fatah

CAIRO/GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian rival factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over political reconciliation, Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh said in a statement on Thursday without providing further details.

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Dow to sell GMO soy seed under tight U.S. controls, awaiting China approval

CHICAGO, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Dow AgroSciences will launch a genetically engineered soybean seed that has been barred by major importers under tight controls in the United States next year, the company said Wednesday, as it seeks to avoid roiling global trade while making sales to farmers.

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Joint Strike Fighter plans stolen in Australia cyber attack

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A hacker stole non-classified information about Australia's Joint Strike Fighter program and other military hardware last year after breaching the network of a defense contractor, the defense industry minister said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Jeld-Wen Holding Inc to acquire Domoferm International GmbH

* Jeld-Wen Holding Inc announces agreement to acquire domoferm

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BRIEF-Simmons First National enters Revolving Credit Agreement with U.S. Bank National Association

* Simmons First National - ‍on October 6, 2017, co entered into a Revolving Credit Agreement with U.S. Bank National Association and executed unsecured revolving credit note​

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Student accidentally outs herself, then celebrates National Coming Out Day

On National Coming Out Day, Ashlyn Smith tweeted an appreciation for her roommates with images of colorful balloons, streamers and a card they'd filled with encouraging words.

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In Hong Kong, It’s the Fans Who Protest During the National Anthem

Despite fines from soccer’s governing body and a new law requiring respect for China’s anthem, fans in the semiautonomous city of Hong Kong keep booing.

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BMW eyes possible electric vehicle joint venture in China: sources

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - German luxury automaker BMW is looking to form a joint venture with Great Wall Motor in China, which could focus on electric vehicles, according to two sources familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

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Qatar National Bank Q3 profit up 7 pct -Reuters calculations

DUBAI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Qatar National Bank (QNB), the Gulf's largest lender, on Wednesday reported a 7 percent increase in third-quarter net profit, Reuters calculations showed.

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MOVES- Credit Suisse, ING Bank, Advent International

Oct 11 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.

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MOVES-Advent International names Mark Wood operating partner

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Private equity firm Advent International Corp on Wednesday appointed Mark Wood as an operating partner to assess investment opportunities in the insurance and financial services sectors.

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Pakistan barred from international football

ZURICH (Reuters) - Pakistan has been suspended from international football because of what global soccer body FIFA described as undue third-party interference in the country's football federation (PFF).

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BRIEF-Valley National Bancorp gets regulatory approval from OCC for USAmeriBancorp deal

* Valley National Bancorp receives regulatory approval from the OCC for the acquisition of USAmeriBancorp Inc

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BRIEF-Urbanfund Corp - To form joint venture to acquire 50 pct interest in Brampton Industrial Complex

* Urbanfund Corp. announces agreement in principle to form joint venture to acquire 50% interest in Brampton Industrial Complex

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Egyptian activist wins international human rights award

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian activist who is under criminal investigation for his human rights work and is banned from traveling abroad has won an international rights award, organizers said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Hyatt plans for joint Hyatt Centric, Hyatt House hotels in Japan

* HYATT ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR THE FIRST JOINT HYATT CENTRIC AND HYATT HOUSE HOTELS IN JAPAN

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Uber says UK National Insurance contributions would cost tens of millions of pounds

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber said on Tuesday that paying National Insurance contributions for its British drivers would add tens of millions of pounds to the taxi app's costs were they to be deemed employees.

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UPDATE 2-Uber says UK National Insurance contributions would cost tens of millions of pounds

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Uber said on Tuesday that paying National Insurance contributions for its British drivers would add tens of millions of pounds to the taxi app's costs were they to be deemed employees.

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Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

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UPDATE 2-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

* Air France, Vietnam Airlines j/v to start Nov. 1 (Adds quote from Vietnam Airlines CEO)

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UPDATE 1-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

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The New Health Care: Doubtful Science Behind Arguments to Restrict Birth Control Access

A Trump administration effort to weaken rules on health care coverage of contraception has raised legal questions. It should also raise medical ones.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Shouldn’t Doctors Control Hospital Care?

They used to. Sadly, business executives have taken over.

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BRIEF-UPS and the International Brotherhood Of Teamsters begin contract negotiations

* UPS and the International Brotherhood Of Teamsters begin contract negotiations

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BRIEF-Avis Budget renews and expands partnership with International Airlines Group

* Announces renewal and expansion of global partnership with International Airlines Group Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-Iraqi government wants Kurdistan-based mobile phone networks under its control

BAGHDAD, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Iraqi government will seek to impose control over Kurdistan-based mobile phone operators and move their headquarters to the capital Baghdad, it said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Hub International acquires assets of Alaska-based Kenneth A. Murray Insurance Inc

* Hub International acquires the assets of Alaska-based Kenneth A. Murray Insurance, Inc.

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Fatah, Hamas to discuss security in Gaza under unity deal

GAZA/RAMALLAH (Reuters) - Negotiators from rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Islamist group Hamas will discuss security in the Gaza Strip at unity talks in Cairo on Tuesday, including a proposal that would see Fatah security personnel deployed to Hamas-dominated territory.

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Congress' agenda: Leaders debate how to handle gun control

After the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the debate on Capitol Hill about what to do about bump fire stocks -- the devices which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire at a dramatically increased speed -- will continue this week.

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UPDATE 1-Iraqi government wants Kurdistan-based mobile phone networks under its control

BAGHDAD, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Iraqi government said on Monday it would seek to impose control over Kurdistan-based mobile phone operators and move their headquarters to the capital Baghdad.

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International Red Cross to 'drastically' cut Afghan presence after attacks

KABUL (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross will "drastically" reduce its operations in Afghanistan following attacks that have killed seven of its staff this year, the aid group said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Bhartiya International gets ‍order to supply finished leather to Coach Inc​

* Says got ‍order to supply finished leather to Coach Inc​. Source text: http://bit.ly/2wHi8DY Further company coverage:

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Israel strikes Hamas post after Gaza rocket fire

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said on Sunday it destroyed an outpost belonging to the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Sunday after Gaza militants fired a rocket toward Israel.

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Saudi Aramco eyes joint venture deal in India by next year: CEO

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - State-run oil giant Saudi Aramco [IPO-ARMO.SE] is in talks with several Indian refiners and hopes to land a joint venture deal by next year, the company's chief executive told Reuters on Sunday.

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White nationalists return to Charlottesville for torch-lit protest

(Reuters) - White nationalists briefly rallied on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes in August led to the death of a woman who was run down by a car.

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Richard Spencer and White Nationalists Return to Charlottesville

A small crowd bearing torches returned briefly to the site of a violent protest in Virginia, chanting, “You will not replace us!”

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Lightning's Brown raises fist during national anthem

(Reuters) - Tampa Bay forward J.T. Brown raised a closed right fist during the national anthem on Saturday, joining the growing list of professional athletes protesting what they see as a pattern of racism in the treatment of African-Americans by U.S. police.

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3 ways Obamacare changed birth control

The Trump administration issued a rule Friday that makes it easier for more employers and organizations to drop coverage of contraceptive services from health insurance plans for religious reasons. Critics say that it is possible hundreds of employers could take advantage of the rule.

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Dropping birth control coverage puts women's health at stake

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Editorial: Mr. Trump’s Attack on Birth Control

The White House considers “risky sexual behavior” such an emergency that it rushes to kill mandated contraception coverage.

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NZ election final tally leaves small nationalist party with balance of power

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's ruling National Party won 44.4 percent of the votes in the country's inconclusive Sept. 23 election, according to the final tally released on Saturday, while the opposition Labour Party took 36.9 percent.

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Birth control rule change leaves women fearful

Birth Control and Family Planning nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Out of Control on Contraception

“Contraception is anti-baby,” says the American Life League. O.K., not a sentiment most Americans share.

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Trump undermines U.S. birth control coverage requirement

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Friday undermined requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control, keeping a campaign pledge that pleased his conservative Christian supporters.

Birth Control and Family Planning nytimes.com

Trump Administration Rolls Back Birth Control Mandate

New rules vastly expand religious exemptions from an Obama-era requirement for employers to include birth control coverage in their health insurance plans.

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Trump eviscerates health insurance birth control mandate

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Friday eviscerated requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control, keeping a campaign pledge that pleased his conservative Christian supporters.

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U.S. exempts more employers from covering birth control

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday made several targeted moves to circumvent the mandate under Obamacare that health insurance provide birth control.

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A major blow to Obamacare's birth control mandate

In a blow to Obamacare's controversial contraceptive mandate, employers may now have more leeway to withhold birth control coverage on religious grounds, according to new rules issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services on Friday.

Arms Control and Limitation and Disarmament nytimes.com

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

The group was honored for a new treaty signed by more than 50 countries — though none of them are nuclear powers.

Gun Control nytimes.com

In Virginia, Gun Control Heats Up the Governor’s Race

After the Las Vegas shooting, the Democratic candidate talks about taking assault weapons off the street. The Republican candidate opposes the idea.

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Awaiting better days, multinationals keep Venezuela units alive - barely

VALENCIA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan auto worker Celso Nunez spends his days moonlighting as a mover and trading salvaged building materials in his worn-out red pick-up.

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RPT-INSIGHT-Awaiting better days, multinationals keep Venezuela units alive - barely

VALENCIA, Venezuela, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Venezuelan auto worker Celso Nunez spends his days moonlighting as a mover and trading salvaged building materials in his worn-out red pick-up.

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INSIGHT-Awaiting better days, multinationals keep Venezuela units alive - barely

VALENCIA, Venezuela, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Venezuelan auto worker Celso Nunez spends his days moonlighting as a mover and trading salvaged building materials in his worn-out red pick-up.

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BRIEF-Eros announces joint operating agreement in Saskatchewan

* Under terms of deal, each of Eros, Westcore and Saturn shall have a one-third (33.33%) working interest in sections Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Administration Set to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate

New rules, which could be issued as soon as Friday, will roll back an Obama-era requirement for employers to include birth control coverage in their health insurance plans.

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Decision to support further regulation on bump stocks is aimed at avoiding sweeping attempts at gun control

A quick glance at the TV Thursday afternoon produced a bit of a stunner: The National Rifle Association announced its support of further regulations on bump stocks, the mechanism that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock used to turn a semi-automatic weapon into something resembling a fully automatic one and murder 58 people.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Catalonia Separatism Revives a Long-Dormant Spanish Nationalism

While stirring separatist instincts in Catalonia, the independence referendum has also deepened pride elsewhere in a unified Spanish identity.

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BRIEF-Penn National and Pinnacle Entertainment consider merger - WSJ, citing sources

* Penn National, Pinnacle Entertainment consider merger - WSJ, citing sources Source text: http://on.wsj.com/2wzyKgM

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BRIEF-Hub International acquires assets of Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers

* Hub International acquires the assets of California-based Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers, Inc.

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BRIEF-Tonogold announces strategic gold joint venture

* Tonogold announces strategic gold joint venture Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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BRIEF-Olympus Merger Sub Inc posts termination of change of control offer to purchase 5.375 pct senior notes

* Olympus Merger Sub Inc announces termination of change of control offer to purchase 5.375 pct senior notes due 2022 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Balfour Beatty reaches agreement to sell Heery International

* BALFOUR BEATTY REACHES AGREEMENT TO SELL HEERY INTERNATIONAL

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BRIEF-CBRE Group enters into definitive agreement to acquire Heery International

* CBRE Group, Inc. Enters into definitive agreement to acquire Heery International, Inc.

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Amnesty International urges halt to Afghan refugee returns

KABUL (Reuters) - The human rights group Amnesty International urged European nations on Thursday to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their "deeply unsafe" home country, saying the policy risked causing serious harm to those affected.

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U.S. confirms attack on joint patrol in Niger, no word on U.S. casualties

DAKAR/BAMAKO (Reuters) - A joint patrol of U.S. and Niger troops came under attack in southwest Niger on Wednesday, a spokesman for U.S. Africa Command confirmed after Radio France International (RFI) reported a lethal ambush near the Niger/Mali border.

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BRIEF-TFI International concludes sale and leaseback of selected real estate assets

* TFI International - concluded sale and leaseback transaction with Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust involving a portfolio of four of its properties

cnn.com

Gun control debate enters country music

The massacre in Las Vegas was at once a national tragedy and a family one.

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New Zealand 'kingmaker' starts coalition talks with National, Labour

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's colorful populist election kingmaker, Winston Peters, will kick off coalition negotiations with both the governing National Party and the opposition Labour Party on Thursday.

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BRIEF-National Bank Of Canada - third party agreement to repurchase 1 mln common shares

* National Bank Of Canada announces specific share repurchase program as part of its normal course issuer bid

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BRIEF-TFI International says concluded sale and leaseback of selected real estate assets

* Tfi international - concluded sale and leaseback transaction with pure industrial real estate trust involving a portfolio of four of its properties​

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Trump administration plans to delay methane controls on oil, gas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department this week will propose delaying parts of an Obama-era rule to limit methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands, a rule Congress upheld earlier in the year, a document showed on Wednesday.

Gun Control nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Want Gun Control? Learn From the N.R.A.

An organized base of grass-roots power is key to the N.R.A.’s success — and getting gun reform.

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Trump admin plans to delay methane controls from oil, gas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department will propose this week delaying parts of an Obama-era rule to limit methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands, a rule Congress upheld earlier in the year, a document showed on Wednesday.

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Eastern Europe's nationalists feel vindicated by German vote

BUDAPEST/WARSAW (Reuters) - Wary of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ambition for closer European Union integration, right-wing politicians in the EU's eastern wing are touting her weak election victory as a vindication of their concerns.

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BRIEF-Manitex international, inc. Announces $12 million new crane order taken at ICUEE 2017

* Manitex International, Inc. Announces $12 million new crane order taken at icuee 2017

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Kimmel's strong message to gun control critics

For the second time, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel pleas with lawmakers for stricter gun control policy after he was criticized.

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EFG International CFO Pradelli to replace CEO Straehle in 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss private bank EFG International Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Giorgio Pradelli will take over as CEO from Joachim Straehle at the start of 2018.

Gun Control nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Why Gun Control Loses, and Why Las Vegas Might Change That

The scale of this massacre might make a stronger-than-usual case for new regulation.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Right and Left React to the Las Vegas Shooting and the Gun Control Debate

Writers from across the political spectrum on the aftermath of the shooting in Las Vegas and the debate over gun control in the United States.

cnn.com

How gerrymandering keeps Congress from passing gun control laws

Two of the most complex issues in American politics -- gun control and gerrymandering -- are colliding this week in Washington.

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BRIEF-International Barrier receives court approval of plan of arrangement

* International Barrier receives court approval of plan of arrangement

cnn.com

Bannon, Breitbart send warning to Trump on gun control

Gun Control nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: America Used to Be Good at Gun Control. What Happened?

The rarity of automatic weapons fire in mass shootings proves that restricting firearms actual works.

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BRIEF-Genius Brands International announces $6.4 million registered direct offering

* Genius Brands International announces $6.4 million registered direct offering

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BRIEF-Serengeti settles final joint venture contract for Kwanika project with Posco-Daewoo

* Serengeti settles final joint venture contract for Kwanika project with Posco-Daewoo

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Palestinian cabinet convenes in Gaza in move to reconcile with Hamas

GAZA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah on Tuesday chaired his first meeting of the Palestinian cabinet in Gaza in a move towards reconciliation between the mainstream Fatah party and Islamist group Hamas.

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Guitarist Caleb Keeter rethinks gun control after Vegas shooting

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American country music stars expressed horror after Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas turned a three-day open-air festival into a scene of carnage, and one said it forced him to change his opposition to gun control.

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

Controlled Chaos at Las Vegas Hospital Trauma Center After Attack

A senior supervisor raced to work at Nevada’s only level-one trauma center as shooting victims poured in. Her advice for other hospitals: “Be prepared and practice.”

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Palestinian prime minister visits Gaza in move to reconcile with Hamas

GAZA (Reuters) - The West Bank-based Palestinian prime minister crossed into the Gaza Strip on Monday in a move toward reconciliation between the mainstream Fatah party and Hamas, a decade after the Islamist group seized the territory in a civil war.

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UPDATE 4-Catalan leader calls for international mediation in Madrid stand-off

* Catalan leader says vote is binding, demands police withdraw

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REFILE-UPDATE 2-China's Geely to take control of Denmark's Saxo Bank

* Geely to increase stake in Saxo Bank to 51.5 pct from 30 pct

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UPDATE 2-China's Geely to take control of Denmark's Saxo Bank

* Geely to increase stake in Saxo Bank to 51.5 pct from 30 pct

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Catalan leader calls for international mediation in Madrid stand-off

MADRID (Reuters) - The leader of Catalonia called for international mediation on Monday to resolve a stand-off with Madrid, the day after hundreds were injured as police tried to forcibly disrupt a referendum on independence that had been ruled illegal.

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International Paper unloads $1.3 billion in pension liabilities

(Reuters) - International Paper Co , a fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper producer, said on Monday it would transfer $1.3 billion in pension obligations to No. 2 U.S. life insurer Prudential Financial .

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UPDATE 1-International Paper unloads $1.3 bln in pension liabilities

Oct 2 (Reuters) - International Paper Co, a fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper producer, said on Monday it would transfer $1.3 billion in pension obligations to No. 2 U.S. life insurer Prudential Financial.

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Palestinian prime minister visits Gaza in reconciliation move with Hamas

GAZA (Reuters) - The West Bank-based Palestinian prime minister crossed into the Gaza Strip on Monday in a move toward reconciliation between Hamas and the mainstream Fatah party, a decade after the Islamist group seized the territory in a civil war.

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Palestinian prime minister visits Gaza in major reconciliation move with Hamas

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The West Bank-based Palestinian prime minister crossed into the Gaza Strip on Monday in a major move toward reconciliation between Hamas and the mainstream Fatah party, a decade after the Islamist group seized the territory in a civil war.

National Anthems nytimes.com

On Pro Football: Please Rise for Our National Anthem — if You’re Not Too Busy

At football games, the anthem has been cherished by some and — let’s be honest — endured by others. Either way, it signals the game is starting.

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United States win Presidents Cup golf over International team

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States easily won their seventh consecutive Presidents Cup over the International team on Sunday but the visitors avoided a record defeat thanks to a last-day rally at Liberty National.

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United States clinch Presidents Cup golf over International team

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - Daniel Berger clinched victory for the United States over the International team at the Presidents Cup at Liberty National on Sunday.

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One eve of Gaza reconciliation, Hamas frees Fatah men

GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas freed five prisoners belonging to the rival Fatah party on Sunday and Egypt sent a delegation to the Gaza Strip to oversee the Islamist group's planned handover of administrative control of the Palestinian enclave to a unity government.

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Trump says 'very important' NFL players stand for national anthem Sunday

(Reuters) - On the eve of a host of National Football League games, President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted that it was "very important" that players stand during the national anthem, following an ongoing controversy over athletes and others kneeling in protest.

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Qatar Airways expects Meridiana to be Italy's 'real' national carrier

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar Airways will back Meridiana to be Italy's top airline, supplying it with wide and narrow bodied jets to help expand its network, the Middle East carrier's chief executive said on Saturday.

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Golf: United States continues to pound away at Internationals

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States were poised for another Presidents Cup rout as Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed scored the first point in Saturday's foursomes and continued to pull away from the shell-shocked Internationals.

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Iranian, Iraqi government forces to hold joint border drills - Iran TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian and Iraqi central government forces are to hold joint military exercises near their borders, Iran's state television reported on Saturday, as part of Tehran's effort to support Baghdad after the Kurdish independence referendum.

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Golf - International captain Price struggling for answers

(Note use of language in third para that some readers may find offensive)

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U.S. four-ball rout leaves Internationals shell-shocked

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States were threatening to run away with another Presidents Cup after a four-ball rout on Friday that left a International team reeling and searching for answers.

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

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

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BRIEF-Cyient says United Tech's unit Carrier International (Maurititus) sells balance shareholding in co‍​

* Says United Tech Corp's unit Carrier International (maurititus) sold balance shareholding in co‍​ Source text - http://bit.ly/2xKAneI Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA TO REDEEM PREFERRED SHARES, SERIES 28

* NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA TO REDEEM PREFERRED SHARES, SERIES 28

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UPDATE 2-Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster's representatives in connection with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster's representatives in connection with the matter.

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Iraq blocks international flights to Kurdistan in retaliation for independence vote

ERBIL, Iraq, Sept 29 (Reuters) - International flights to and from Iraq's Kurdistan region were set to end from 6:00 p.m. (1500 GMT) on Friday, after the central government imposed a ban in retaliation for the region's vote for independence.

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Furious Philippines decries West's joint stand on drug war killings

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines vigorously defended its human rights record on Friday, accusing the West of bias, hypocrisy and interference after 39 mostly European nations expressed concern about thousands of killings during Manila's ferocious war on drugs.

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Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster's representatives in connection with the matter.

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Italy may fine Telecom Italia over Vivendi control: source

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has launched a process that could end with Telecom Italia being fined for failing to notify Rome that French media group Vivendi had assumed de facto control of the phone company, a government source said.

cnn.com

Price flew internationally on govt. aircraft

In addition to chartering private jets for official business, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price traveled on government aircraft for two multi-stop international trips, an Air Force official told CNN.

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UPDATE 1-Apple sees sharp increase in U.S. national security requests

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday.