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Pharmacist's 'deadly' choices sparked U.S. meningitis outbreak: prosecutors

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor told jurors on Friday that a Massachusetts pharmacist gambled with patients' lives by making drugs in unsafe ways that led to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, but a defense lawyer said he was no murderer.

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Exclusive: PDVSA blocked from using NuStar terminal over unpaid bills

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela's state-run petroleum firm PDVSA has been barred from using a NuStar Energy oil storage terminal in the Caribbean over $26 million in unpaid bills, according to documents reviewed by Reuters, halting delivery of a cargo to an oil trader.

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Germany will await prosecution "ok" before delivering Israeli subs - Spiegel

BERLIN, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Germany will wait for Israeli prosecutors to conclude all investigations in a corruption scandal involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before delivering three submarines in a $2 billion defence deal, German magazine Der Spiegel reported.

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Prosecutors seek pharmacist's conviction over U.S. meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor on Friday told jurors that a Massachusetts pharmacist, charged with murder for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak, acted with a "depraved heart" while knowingly producing non-sterile drugs.

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BRIEF-Twitter releases calendar of its safety work - blog

* Says updating approach to make Twitter a safer place‍​ - blog

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U.S. lawmakers want crackdown on Facebook, Twitter political ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers, alarmed that foreign entities used the internet to influence last year's election, introduced legislation on Thursday to extend rules governing political advertising on television, print and radio to also cover social media like Facebook Inc .

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U.S. lawmakers want regulation of Facebook, Twitter political ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers, alarmed over hackers' use of the internet to influence last year's election, introduced legislation on Thursday to extend the rules that apply to political advertising on television and radio to social media like Facebook Inc .

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Facebook, Twitter lawyers to testify in Congress on Russia meddling

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

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

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

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Rose McGowan cancels film festival appearance

Rose McGowan has canceled an appearance at the Tallgrass Film Festival in Kansas just 24 hours before she was to be honored with the event's Ad Astra Award.

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BRIEF-Staffing 360 Solutions Q3 revenue rose 9 pct to $50 mln

* Staffing 360 Solutions pre-announces third quarter 2017 results

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Twitter looks to toughen rules on online harassment, abuse

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc plans to toughen its rules on online sexual harassment and impose stronger penalties for misconduct, according to an email it sent to a group of safety advocates, academics and researchers that helps the social media service set its policies.

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UPDATE 1-Twitter looks to toughen rules on online harassment, abuse

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc plans to toughen its rules on online sexual harassment and impose stronger penalties for misconduct, according to an email it sent to a group of safety advocates, academics and researchers that helps the social media service set its policies.

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Twitter toughens guidelines on harassment: report

(Reuters) - Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse, laying out stronger penalties for misconduct on the social media platform in an email to its Trust and Safety Council published by Wired late on Tuesday.

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Twitter toughens guidelines on harassment -report

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse, laying out stronger penalties for misconduct on the social media platform in an email to its Trust and Safety Council published by Wired late on Tuesday.

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Jailed British-Iranian charity worker received letter from ex-UK PM Cameron: prosecutor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A British-Iranian charity worker serving a jail sentence in Tehran received a letter from ex-prime minister David Cameron that showed she had ties to the British government, a prosecutor said on Tuesday, according to Mizan, the news site of the Iranian judiciary.

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Louisiana prosecutor creates 'culture of fear' for witnesses: lawsuit

(Reuters) - New Orleans prosecutors used forged subpoenas, false evidence and the threat of jail to create "a culture of fear" to compel crime victims and witnesses to cooperate with investigators, according to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.

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Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Oct 17) - Tom Marino

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

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BRIEF-Rosetta Stone appoints Jessie Woolley-Wilson to board of directors

* Rosetta Stone Inc appoints Jessie Woolley-Wilson to board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Rosetta Stone says board unanimously voted to increase size to seven members​

* Rosetta Stone Inc - ‍board of directors of co unanimously voted to increase size of its board by one seat to seven members​ - SEC filing Source: (http://bit.ly/2gecQt7) Further company coverage:

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Credit card data shows delinquencies rose in Sept

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Credit card delinquency rose for the third straight month in September, data from JPMorgan Chase & Co and card issuer Discover Financial Services suggested on Monday.

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Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor

They get credit for changing the game, even when they continue draconian practices.

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Twitter flooded with responses to #MeToo

Two simple words became a rallying cry on Twitter to stand against sexual harassment and assault.

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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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Twitter CEO says new rules coming aimed at curbing harassment

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Twitter gives profile names of Russian-linked accounts to Senate

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

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Rose McGowan's powerful voice

No one in Hollywood should have been surprised when Rose McGowan appeared to publicly name Harvey Weinstein as her alleged rapist in a tweet on Thursday.

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Venezuela ex-prosecutor gives U.S. evidence on Maduro officials

GENEVA (Reuters) - Venezuela's former chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega said on Friday her team had supplied the United States with evidence "compromising" top officials in the leftist administration of President Nicolas Maduro.

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Roger Goodell's wife used fake Twitter account to defend her husband

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's wife used an anonymous Twitter account to defend her often embattled husband from critics in the media.

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#WomenBoycottTwitter, Supporting Rose McGowan

Many users of the social media platform said they would remain silent on Friday to protest the treatment of the actress, a vocal critic of Harvey Weinstein’s conduct.

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Rose McGowan says Harvey Weinstein raped her: 'I was the proof'

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Rose McGowan blocked on Twitter

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Swedish prosecutor says will not charge Italian stem cell surgeon

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors said on Thursday they were ending without charges an investigation into surgeon Paolo Macchiarini after finding no legal evidence he caused the death of three patients.

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Rose McGowan Suspended From Twitter After Ben Affleck Tweet

The actress, who has accused Mr. Affleck of lying about Harvey Weinstein, shared a screenshot saying she had been blocked from posting for 12 hours.

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BRIEF-Kirkland Lake Gold says Q3 ‍gold production rose 4 pct to 139,100 ounces

* Kirkland lake gold reports strong third quarter 2017 operating results

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DA defends not prosecuting Weinstein

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Wednesday defended his office's decision not to prosecute disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein or members of the Trump family.

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Manhattan DA defends not prosecuting Weinstein

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance explains why his office did not press charges back in 2015 against Harvey Weinstein after a woman came forward accusing the Hollywood producer of groping her.

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Rose McGowan Attacks Ben Affleck Over Harvey Weinstein: ‘You Lie’

Mr. Affleck said Tuesday he was “angry” about Mr. Weinstein’s alleged harassment and assaults of women but did not indicate he was aware of the behavior. Ms. McGowan said he knew.

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Rod Rosenstein grows frustrated with tech firms over encryption

A top Justice Department official on Tuesday criticized technology companies that "enable criminals and terrorists" with encryption software and foreshadowed a new government approach to the issue that has increasingly frustrated law enforcement.

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Prosecutors still pursuing charges against driver in Philly Amtrak crash

(Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general is still pursuing criminal charges against the driver of a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia in 2015, appealing a judge's decision last month to throw out the charges.

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Mexico retail group says Sept same-store sales rose 5.6 pct

MEXICO CITY, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Mexico's retailers' association on Tuesday said that sales at stores open for at least a year rose 5.6 percent in September, compared to the same month a year earlier.

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Brazil prosecutors charge Batista brothers with insider trading

SAO PAULO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors on Tuesday charged brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista, the controlling shareholders of JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, with insider trading and market manipulation.

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He Excelled as a Detective, Until Prosecutors Stopped Believing Him

Detective Kevin Desormeau’s indictment on perjury charges adds to the growing belief that lying is a persistent problem for the New York Police Department.

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Trump calls for tax law changes for NFL over protests: Twitter post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for changes to U.S. tax law affecting the National Football League, fueling a feud with the league and its players over protests that he says disrespect the nation.

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Brazil prosecutors to investigate if J&F violated leniency deal

BRASILIA, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in the Brazilian capital have opened an investigation into whether holding company J&F Investimentos SA violated the terms of a leniency deal, press representatives for the prosecutors office said on Monday.

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Russia's Putin, eyeing election next year, pledges to prosecute vote violations

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of Russia's central election commission urged President Vladimir Putin on Monday to ensure all investigations into election violations detected in Russia last month were completed, and the Kremlin leader promised to do so.

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Turkish prosecutor seeks 15-year jail sentence for rights activists - agency

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish prosecutor has called for jail sentences of up to 15 years on terrorism charges for a group of rights activists including the local head of Amnesty International, Dogan news agency said on Sunday.

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Fed must hike rates in face of hot U.S. labor market: Rosengren

MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve must respond to "very tight" U.S. labor markets by gradually raising interest rates or risk halting the economic recovery, a hawkish Fed official said on Saturday.

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Three charged with plotting NY attacks for Islamic State: U.S. prosecutors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three men have been arrested since May of last year on charges of plotting attacks in New York City for Islamic State in the summer of 2016, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.

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Three charged with plotting New York attacks for Islamic State: U.S. prosecutors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three men have been arrested since May of last year on charges of plotting attacks in New York City for Islamic State in the summer of 2016, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.

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Guatemala prosecutors target ex-president for alleged corruption

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's attorney general and a U.N. anti-graft body accused the mayor of Guatemala City, Alvaro Arzu, of corruption on Thursday, adding him to a long list of influential politicians under investigation for suspected wrongdoing.

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Trump denies Tillerson threatened to resign: Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that his secretary of state had threatened to resign after a news report that Rex Tillerson had to be repeatedly persuaded not to leave the administration and had called the president a "moron."

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Macron's sharp tongue throws French Twitter into a frenzy

PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron, who at the age of 39 has brought youth and vigor to the French presidency, is also developing a reputation for stinging and sometimes off-message language.

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Source: Prosecutors won't call Reid to testify in Menendez case

Prosecutors do not plan to call former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as a witness in their case against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

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Kim Wall Was Stabbed After Boarding Submarine, Danish Prosecutor Says

A court also heard that videos of women being tortured were found on a hard drive belonging to Peter Madsen, who has been charged in the journalist’s death.

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German prosecutors accuse former far-right party leader of perjury

BERLIN (Reuters) - German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were pressing perjury charges against Frauke Petry, former leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), who last week quit the party and will sit in the national parliament as an independent lawmaker.

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Las Vegas shooting was Twitter's saddest day ever: study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which at least 59 people were killed and more than 500 injured, was the saddest day ever recorded on Twitter, according to Hedonometer, a tool that measures sentiment on social media platforms.

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SEAT says one of three production lines halted due to blocked roads in Catalonia

MADRID, Oct 3 (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen's Spanish unit SEAT halted production on one of three production lines from midday (1000 GMT) on Tuesday due to disrupted parts supply after roads were closed during a day of industrial action in Catalonia, a spokesman said.

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Danish inventor had murder videos on his computer - prosecutor

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish inventor charged with murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall in his home-made submarine had video footage on his computer showing women being violently killed, a court heard on Tuesday.

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Ecuador prosecutor seeks detention of vice president in Odebrecht probe

QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador's public prosecutor's office on Monday requested pre-trial detention for the Andean country's Vice President Jorge Glas as part of an investigation into Brazilian construction company Odebrecht's corruption scandal.

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Federal Prosecutors Embrace Their Inner Entrepreneurs

Government lawyers used to decamp by default to giant corporate law firms. More and more, they’re eschewing Big Law and starting their own outfits.

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Trump's Twitter: A presidential wrecking ball

From the start of his administration, President Donald Trump has used presidential tweets as a wrecking ball that divides, insults and spreads false information -- confusing the nation in ways that potentially benefit his administration.

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Prosecutor: No hate crime charges in murder of mutilated transgender teen

The gruesome murder of a transgender teen in Missouri has some wondering why the three main suspects arrested aren't facing hate crime charges.

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Saudi authorities pursue Twitter user over women's driving threat

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor issued an arrest warrant on Saturday for a Twitter user who called for anyone who supports women driving to be killed, days after a royal decree ended a long-time ban on women taking the wheel.

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U.S. says WTO appeal ruling could be blocked - trade sources

GENEVA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The United States surprised a meeting of the World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body on Friday by saying that, as adoption of a recent appeal ruling had not been subject to the usual "consensus" principle, any country could block it, trade sources said.

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China to prosecute former party boss of Chongqing

BEIJING (Reuters) - The former Communist Party boss of one of China's most important cities, the southwestern megalopolis of Chongqing, has been expelled from the party and will be prosecuted for corruption, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.

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Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts, but U.S. senator says response inadequate

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient.

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UPDATE 2-Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts, but U.S. senator says response inadequate

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Twitter said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient.

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Grassley privately meets with Rosenstein

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein privately met Thursday with Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, amid a standoff where the Justice Department has prevented the committee from interviewing two senior FBI officials about the circumstances around former FBI Director James Comey's firing.

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UPDATE 2-Munich prosecutors arrest ex-Porsche exec in Audi emissions probe -source

* Arrest follows first detention by prosecutors in July (Recasts with source)

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U.S. envoy to U.N. demands Myanmar prosecutions, weapons curbs, over Rohingya

UNITED NATIONS/YANGON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday called on countries to suspend providing weapons to Myanmar over violence against Rohingya Muslims until the military puts sufficient accountability measures in place.

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Twitter says it suspends hundreds of Russia-linked accounts, briefs U.S. congressional aides

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter said on Thursday it had suspended hundreds of Russian-linked accounts and would ramp up enforcement of its spam rules as it probes online campaigns to influence the 2016 U.S. election.

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Suspend weapons supplies to Myanmar army, prosecute commanders: U.S. envoy

YANGON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday called on countries to suspend providing weapons to Myanmar over violence against Rohingya Muslims until the military puts sufficient accountability measures in place.

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Twitter briefing to U.S. congressional investigators disappointing -Senator Warner

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mark Warner, top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said on Thursday he was deeply disappointed by the lack of information Twitter provided at a briefing for congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. election.

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Twitter tells Congress it took action on 200 Russia-linked accounts

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BRIEF-Twitter says in dialogue with Congressional committees on investigations into Russian interference in U.S. election

* Twitter Inc - provides update on Russian interference in 2016 us election, bots, & misinformation

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Twitter briefs U.S. congressional investigators probing alleged Russia role in election

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Twitter officials on Thursday briefed U.S. congressional investigators probing how Russian-backed internet trolls, bots and targeted ads may have been used on the microblogging site to influence last year's election.

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Islamic State set up Libyan desert army after losing Sirte: prosecutor

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Islamic State militants in Libya set up a desert army composed of at least three brigades after the lost their stronghold of Sirte last year, a senior prosecutor said on Thursday.

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Iran will walk out of nuclear deal if U.S. withdraws: Al Jazeera TV on twitter

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran will abandon the nuclear deal it reached with six major powers if the United States decides to withdraw from it, its foreign minister told Qatar's al Jazeera TV in New York.

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Munich prosecutors arrest second suspect in Audi emissions probe

MUNICH (Reuters) - Munich prosecutors said they had arrested a second suspect in connection with an emissions scandal at carmaker Audi and have widened the number of suspects in their investigation.

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Munich prosecutors arrest second Audi employee in emissions probe

MUNICH (Reuters) - Munich prosecutors have arrested a second Audi employee in connection with the carmaker's emissions scandal and widened out the number of suspects in a related investigation, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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EU gives Facebook, Twitter final warning on hate speech

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Twitter meets with congressional Russia investigators

Officials from Twitter will trek to Capitol Hill on Thursday to talk to congressional Russia investigators about how Russian-linked accounts may have used the social media platform to try to sway the 2016 election.

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Facebook, Google, Twitter asked to testify on Russian meddling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Executives from Facebook , Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter have been asked to testify to the U.S. Congress in coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, committee sources said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 2-Facebook, Google, Twitter asked to testify on Russian meddling

WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Executives from Facebook , Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter have been asked to testify to the U.S. Congress in coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, committee sources said on Wednesday.

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Senate panel wants to hear from Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet

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U.S. lawmakers ask Facebook, Twitter for information on anti-fracking ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House committee investigating whether Russia has tried to influence U.S. public opinion on fossil fuels asked Facebook , Twitter and Alphabet on Wednesday to turn over information about Russian entities that may have bought anti-fracking advertisements.

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Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are engaged

Is a winter wedding coming?

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's top prosecutor says committed to 'Car Wash' probe

BRASILIA, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Brazil's new Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge said on Tuesday she is committed to continuing the sprawling "Car Wash" corruption investigation that has implicated dozens of Brazilian politicians, including President Michel Temer.

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Twitter to test 280-character tweets, busting old limit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The days of Twitter Inc limiting messages to 140 characters, a signature of the social network since its launch in 2006, may be numbered.

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Brazil's top prosecutor says committed to 'Car Wash' probe

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's new Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge said she is committed to continue the sprawling "Car Wash" corruption investigation that has implicated dozens of Brazilian politicians, including President Michel Temer.

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Twitter to Test Doubling Tweet Length to 280 Characters

Twitter is trying out a version of its service that extends the allotted text limit of a post to 280 characters, double the current amount.

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Russia tells Facebook to localize user data or be blocked

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will block access to Facebook next year unless the social network complies with a law that requires websites which store the personal data of Russian citizens to do so on Russian servers, Russian news agencies reported on Tuesday.

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Violent crime in U.S. rose in 2016 vs. 2015: Justice Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Violent crime rose 4.1 percent nationwide in 2016 compared to the 2015 estimates, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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Twitter reacts to Kylie Jenner pregnancy

The youngest sibling in the Kardashian-Jenner clan is now expecting, two sources close the family tell CNN.

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Prosecutors asking for 2-year prison sentence for Anthony Weiner

With Anthony Weiner's sentencing set for Monday, the big question is: Will he go to prison?

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Trump touts his Twitter use

President Donald Trump touted his Twitter presence while campaigning for fellow Republican Luther Strange on Friday night.

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The fake Tea Party Twitter account linked to Russia

@tpartynews looked as American as could be. A Twitter account, its profile photo on the site was a "Tea Party" teapot in the colors of the American flag. Its cover photo was an image of the U.S. Constitution.

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Twitter to meet Congressional panel probing 2016 election

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc representatives will meet with the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff next week in relation to inquiries into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a company representative said.

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Twitter to meet Congressional panel probing 2016 US election

Sept 21 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc representatives will meet with the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff next week in relation to inquiries into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a company representative said.

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How Russia used Twitter to sway election

CNN's Drew Griffin looks into how Russia used Twitter as a weapon in it's propaganda campaign during the 2016 US election by using fake, pro-Trump accounts to influence voters.

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Preet Bharara, Ousted Federal Prosecutor, Will Join CNN

Mr. Bharara, who has become a frequent critic of President Trump since being dismissed by him in March, will be a senior legal analyst for the network.

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Prosecutors Want Anthony Weiner to Serve About 2 Years in Prison

The government asked a judge to sentence Mr. Weiner to a prison term of 21 to 27 months for his conviction in a sexting case.

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Boston beheading plotter cited 2013 bombing: prosecutor

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to attack police and behead a conservative blogger on behalf of Islamic State told someone online that he wanted to cause more harm than the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.

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Trump Takes to Twitter to Pan the Emmy Ratings

Politics dominated the awards event, and on Tuesday, the president tweeted that he “was saddened to see how bad the ratings were.”

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Mueller's office interviewed Deputy AG Rosenstein about his role in Comey firing

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over the summer about his role in President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein interviewed over FBI ex-director's firing: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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'Shocking' disregard for safety in U.S. meningitis case -prosecutor

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor on Tuesday accused a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak of showing a "shocking" disregard for patients' lives, while his lawyer argued the man was no killer.

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Pharmacist in deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak disregarded safety -prosecutor

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak showed "shocking" disregard for safety standards, a federal prosecutor said at the start of the trial on Tuesday.

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Brazil's new top prosecutor reshuffles 'Car Wash' investigation team

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's new top federal prosecutor on Tuesday reshuffled the team of investigators in charge of pursuing the biggest corruption probe yet conducted in Latin America's largest nation.

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Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

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UPDATE 1-Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence

* Almost 300,000 accounts suspended in first half of 2017 (Adds details from blog post, background)

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Twitter reports progress on weeding out users advocating violence

BRUSSELS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

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French online retail sales rose 13 pct in H1

PARIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - French online retail sales rose 13 percent to 39.5 billion euros ($47 billion) in the first half, the French E-Commerce Federation said, highlighting the country's steps towards making France a major hub for fintech and online businesses.

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Prosecutors Open Criminal Investigation Into Equifax Breach

Federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. are investigating a cyberattack that potentially exposed personal data on 143 million Americans.

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Brazil’s New Top Prosecutor Inherits Politically Explosive Cases

Raquel Dodge, the first woman to serve as Brazil’s attorney general, takes office amid a vast corruption investigation that extends to the president.

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Brazil's new top prosecutor is sworn in, says will maintain graft fight

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The new prosecutor general tasked with leading Brazil's anti-corruption drive was sworn in on Monday, and said she would continue her predecessor's campaign against graft in Latin America's biggest nation.

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China Communist Party complains about 'fabricated' Twitter account

BEIJING (Reuters) - The youth wing of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday said it had complained to social network Twitter about a fake account set up in its name that has tweeted sarcastic comments about the Communist Party.

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China Communist Party complains about "fabricated" Twitter account

BEIJING, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The youth wing of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday said it had complained to social network Twitter about a fake account set up in its name that has tweeted sarcastic comments about the Communist Party.

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Golf: Leishman fends off Rose challenge to win BMW Championship

(Reuters) - Marc Leishman staved off a challenge from Justin Rose to win the BMW Championship by five strokes outside Chicago on Sunday.

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Spain's prosecutor warns over Catalonia referendum as leaflets seized

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish authorities on Sunday pursued efforts to block an independence vote in Catalonia, seizing campaign materials as the chief prosecutor said jailing the region's top politician could not be ruled out.

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Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a doctored video of himself taking a golf swing and hitting former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who then stumbles as she boards a plane.

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CORRECTED-Natgas pipeline builders hail U.S. okay of blocked New York project

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Energy traders and natural gas pipeline companies on Friday hailed a U.S. federal regulator's decision to overturn New York's denial of a water permit for building the Millennium Pipeline in the state.

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Natgas pipeline builders hail U.S. okay of blocked New York project

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Energy traders and natural gas pipeline companies on Friday hailed a U.S. federal regulator's decision to overturn New York's denial of a water permit for building the Millennium Pipeline in the state.

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Myanmar says aid access to conflict area not blocked but security an issue

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar insisted on Friday it was not barring aid workers from Rakhine State, where a counter-insurgency campaign has sparked an exodus of Muslim Rohingya refugees, but said authorities on the ground might restrict access for security reasons.

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Justice Department mulls changing corporate prosecution policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing its policies over how it prosecutes corporate white collar crimes and may be making some changes "in the near future," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Thursday.

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Exclusive: Prosecutors identify Insys founder as unindicted co-conspirator in opioid case

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have identified Insys Therapeutics Inc's billionaire founder as an unindicted co-conspirator in a case accusing six former executives and managers of participating in a scheme that involved bribing doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based drug, according to a court document.

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U.S. Justice Department mulls changing corporate prosecution policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing its policies over how it prosecutes corporate white collar crimes and may be making some changes "in the near future," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Thursday.

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Hurricane Irma: No power, blocked roads add to frustrations in Fla

Days after Hurricane Irma tore through Florida and left millions without power, residents are slowly returning to find ruins in some of the hardest-hit neighborhoods. Recovery is only getting started, and some areas are still flooded. Utility companies are working to rapidly restore power to the battered Florida Keys, as frustrated residents who evacuated emerge from shelters ready to go home.

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Cruz: 'It was not me' who 'liked' porn video on my Twitter account

Sen. Ted Cruz denied Wednesday that he was the one who liked a pornographic video from his Twitter account.

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Top House intelligence panel Democrat wants testimony from Facebook, Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday that representatives of Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc should appear before the panel to discuss Russian activity during the 2016 election.

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MOVES-Deloitte names Rosemary Sereti managing director at tax unit

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Deloitte appointed Rosemary Sereti as managing director of Deloitte Tax in its Washington national tax and tax controversy services practice.

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Porn video 'like' removed from Ted Cruz's Twitter

The Twitter account of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz caught the attention of social media users for its "like" of a pornographic video.

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BRIEF-Euroseas acquires 2 container feeder vessels, full ownership of Euromar

* Euroseas Ltd announces the acquisition of two container feeder vessels plus option to acquire two additional container feeder vessels, and full ownership of Euromar Llc

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Guatemala president retains immunity from prosecution in graft probe

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's Congress on Monday voted overwhelmingly to preserve President Jimmy Morales' immunity from prosecution after the attorney general submitted a request to investigate him over suspected financing irregularities during his 2015 election campaign.

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Doctors who take pharmaceutical money use Twitter to hype drugs

(Reuters Health) - Some cancer doctors use Twitter to promote drugs manufactured by companies that pay them, but they almost never disclose their conflicts of interest on the social media platform, a new study shows.

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Mexico retail group ANTAD says Aug same-store sales rose 4 pct

MEXICO CITY, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Mexico's retailers' association said on Monday that sales at stores open for at least a year rose by 4.0 percent in August compared to the same month a year earlier.

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Cambodia's parliament votes to prosecute opposition leader

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's parliament voted on Monday to allow the prosecution of opposition leader Kem Sokha on treason charges that have been criticized by Western countries and are dismissed by his party as nonsense.

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Brazil top prosecutor requests billionaire Batista's arrest -source

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Brazil's top prosecutor asked the country's Supreme Court late on Friday to approve the arrest of billionaire Joesley Batista, one of the owners of the world´s largest meatpacker JBS SA, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

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Brazil prosecutor charges members of Temer's party with criminal organization

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's top prosecutor on Friday charged six lawmakers from President Michel Temer's Brazilian Democracy Movement Party (PMDB) with forming a criminal organization, the latest in a barrage of charges in Brazil's sprawling corruption scandal.

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Misconduct prosecutor is indicted for same

An Illinois state prosecutor who had been assigned to investigate police and prosecutorial misconduct arising from a wrongful murder conviction has himself been indicted on multiple misconduct charges.

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Trump urges Republicans to start tax reform immediately: Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged fellow Republicans on Friday to begin work on tax reform legislation immediately, exhorting them to hurry up after two days in which he stunned members of his party with overtures to opposition Democrats.

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Twitter to brief Congress on possible Russia-backed ads: U.S. senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter Inc is expected to brief U.S. congressional investigators soon on whether Russia used its advertising platform to promote divisive social and political messages during the 2016 election, Senator Mark Warner said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Twitter to brief Congress on possible Russia-backed ads -U.S. senator

WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc is expected to brief U.S. congressional investigators soon on whether Russia used its advertising platform to promote divisive social and political messages during the 2016 election, Senator Mark Warner said on Thursday.

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

On Facebook and Twitter, a Hunt for Russia’s Meddling Hand

Posing as ordinary Americans on Facebook and building “warlists” of Twitter accounts, suspected Russian agents infiltrated last year’s election.

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Twitter should offer analysis of Russian activity: U.S. senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter Inc should provide an analysis of recent Russian activity on its social media platform, similar to the one Facebook Inc provided, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee told reporters on Thursday.

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Prosecutors drop charges against reporter who questioned U.S. health secretary

(Reuters) - West Virginia prosecutors dropped charges on Wednesday against a reporter who was arrested after peppering U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price with healthcare policy questions while following him down a hallway at the state capitol.

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Sen. Menendez prosecutor: This is what bribery looks like

As he walked into the federal courthouse in New Jersey, Sen. Bob Menendez became emotional.

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BRIEF-Kansas City Southern says hurricane Harvey impact isolated to Beaumont & Rosenberg subs ‍​

* Kansas City Southern says hurricane Harvey impact isolated to co's Beaumont & Rosenberg Subs - SEC filing ‍​

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Brazil prosecutor says new audio threatens Batista leniency deal

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A leniency deal struck between the controlling shareholders of Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA and prosecutors may be partially revoked, threatening witnesses' immunity but keeping their testimony, the country's top prosecutor said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil prosecutor says new audio threatens Batista leniency deal

BRASILIA, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A leniency deal struck between the controlling shareholders of Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA and prosecutors may be partially revoked, threatening witnesses' immunity but keeping their testimony, the country's top prosecutor said on Monday.

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Brazil prosecutor says new audio threatens J&F leniency deal

BRASILIA, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A leniency deal struck between the controlling shareholders of Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA and federal prosecutors may be revoked after a new recording surfaced suggesting more wrongdoing, the country's top prosecutor said on Monday.

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Give Up Prosecco to Save Your Teeth? British Claim Riles Italy

A storm in a wineglass has erupted between Italy and Britain when some British dentists claimed that prosecco causes chronic tooth decay.

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Brazilian prosecutors want Lula absolved in corruption case

SAO PAULO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be cleared of any wrongdoing in one of several corruption cases pending against him in federal court due to a lack of evidence, prosecutors said on Friday.

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Former Venezuelan prosecutor meets Mexican attorney general

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Venezuela's former chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega met Mexico's attorney general on Thursday, a Mexican official said, weeks after she fled her homeland accusing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of involvement in corruption.

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People blocked from US under Trump's first travel ban can reapply

People blocked from entering the United States under President Donald Trump's first travel ban can now reapply for visas to enter the US, according to a settlement reached in the case that temporarily blocked the travel ban back in January.

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Texas Abortion Restriction Is Temporarily Blocked

A federal judge ruled that opponents of the law, which would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortion, were likely to succeed in court.

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Challenge That Blocked First Trump Travel Ban Is Settled

People who were turned back at airports in January are to get a letter from the government and a fair chance to reapply for entry.

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Islamic State convoy to resume journey after being blocked by U.S.-led airstrikes

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A convoy of Islamic State fighters began a new attempt to reach territory held by the militant group in eastern Syria on Thursday after being blocked by U.S.-led airstrikes, despite warnings of more military action.

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Thailand's former PM Thaksin breaks silence on Twitter

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra broke a long silence on Wednesday to comment on Twitter following his sister's flight from the country last week.

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Venezuela to prosecute those supporting U.S. sanctions

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela will prosecute those who supported recent U.S. sanctions against the South American country, its Constituent Assembly, made up of government supporters, agreed on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-TechnipFMC awarded EPCI contract for Husky Energy West White Rose project in Canada

* Awarded EPCI (engineering, procurement, construction & installation) contract for the Husky Energy West White Rose project in Canada

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BRIEF-PyroGenesis Q2 revenue rose 165 pct to $2.173 mln

* PyroGenesis announces Q2-2017 results: cash flow positive on EBITDA (modified) basis; revenues increase by 165%; gross margins increase to 48%; current backlog $7.64mm

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State of the Art: So Trump Makes Spelling Errors. In the Twitter Age, Whoo Doesn’t?

In tweets, the president seems to spell poorly, and he’s been flogged for it. But there’s an argument to be made that the spelling police should relax a bit.

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Prosecutors probe Guatemala president over campaign financing

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's attorney general and a U.N-backed anti-graft body are seeking to investigate President Jimmy Morales in a probe into suspected illicit campaign financing, the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) said on Friday.

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Carnival cruise ships blocked from Galveston port by Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Carnival Corp said on Friday that three of its cruise ships are unable to return to the Port of Galveston, Texas, which is closed ahead of Hurricane Harvey.

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Man shot in Brussels after attacking soldiers: prosecutors

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A man was shot in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after attacking two soldiers with a knife, Brussels prosecutors said.

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Islamic State fighter mocked on Spanish Twitter

MADRID (Reuters) - An Islamic State fighter has become the unlikely target of Spanish social media ridicule after threatening Spain that more attacks will follow the assaults in Catalonia that killed 15 people.

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Former CIA officer explains stunt to boot Trump from Twitter

Former CIA officer Valerie Plame was roughly $1 billion short of her goal to buy a major stake in Twitter and persuade the publicly traded company to ban President Donald Trump -- so she started a GoFundMe campaign to raise that sum and, as the page says, "#BuyTwitter and delete Trump's account."

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Guatemalan prosecutors to probe parties over campaign financing

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's attorney general and a United Nations-backed anti-corruption body will investigate the nation's political parties on suspicion of illegal campaign financing during the 2015 presidential election campaign, the groups said on Thursday.

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Ex-spy wants to buy Twitter to ban trump

Former CIA Covert Operations Officer Valerie Plame has started a campaign to buy Twitter in order to stop President Trump from tweeting. She speaks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

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Jack Rosenthal, Times Journalist and Civic Leader, Is Dead at 82

An aide to Robert F. Kennedy, he later led the editorial page and the Sunday magazine at The New York Times.

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Trump says debt ceiling 'mess' could have been avoided: Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Thursday that a legislative "mess" could have been avoided if Republican congressional leaders had followed his advice to tie debt ceiling legislation to a veterans affairs bill.

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Venezuela ex-prosecutor says she has evidence of Maduro corruption

BRASILIA/CARACAS (Reuters) - Dismissed Venezuelan prosecutor Luisa Ortega said on Wednesday she had evidence that President Nicolas Maduro was involved in corruption with construction company Odebrecht.

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BRIEF-Poydras Gaming Finance Q2 revenue rose 25 pct

* Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. announces 2017 second quarter results

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Top prosecutor to use new testimony against Brazil's Temer, source says

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The office of Brazil's Prosecutor General plans to use an entrepreneur's testimony in a new plea bargain deal to build up an investigation targeting President Michel Temer, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

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Venezuela's top prosecutor has left Colombia for Brazil

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuela's top prosecutor Luisa Ortega, who fled the socialist country last week, has left Colombia for Brazil, Colombia's migration agency said on Tuesday.

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More video emerges of Baltimore police staging evidence: prosecutors

(Reuters) - More body-worn camera footage that shows Baltimore police officers apparently staging the discovery of evidence has emerged, city prosecutors said on Monday, in the third such episode to become public in recent weeks.

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NASA jokes: Moon twitter account gets blocked out

The first glimpses of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States from coast to coast in 99 years are now visible. What started as a tiny crescent of the moon's shadow has turned into a perfectly beautiful eclipse. It begins now in Oregon and will make a diagonal trek across the country, ending in South Carolina just after 4 p.m. ET.

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Despite losing terrain, Islamic State's attacks rose in 2016: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Although Islamic State is losing fighters and territory in Iraq and Syria, it remained the world’s deadliest militant organization last year, according to a report from the University of Maryland.

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U.S. prosecutors recommend three years in prison for VW engineer Liang

DETROIT (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Friday recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen AG engineer James Liang for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion.

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California mass killer spared death penalty over prosecutor misconduct

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California man convicted of the worst mass killing in Orange County history was spared the death penalty on Friday after a judge found that serious misconduct by prosecutors had violated his rights to a fair trial.

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Venezuela's new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaders

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Venezuela will hunt down and jail leaders of violent protests that have rocked the country since April, its new top prosecutor said on Thursday, a day before a hate crimes law was expected to be approved despite fears that it will be used to crush dissent.

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Twitter shutters accounts of U.S. white supremacy website

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Wednesday suspended accounts linked to the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer, keeping up pressure from Silicon Valley on white supremacists after weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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U.N. chief Guterres condemns racism, xenophobia - Twitter post

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 15 (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said that "Racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia" were "poisoning our societies," after violence erupted between left- and right-wing groups in Virginia following a white supremacist rally on Saturday.

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UPDATE 1-Ex-Pemex CEO called before prosecutors over alleged Odebrecht bribes

MEXICO CITY, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Mexico's attorney general's office has called a close former aide of President Enrique Pena Nieto to respond to accusations he was involved in Brazilian builder Odebrecht's corruption scandal, a lawyer for the aide said.

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Man who drove into French pizzeria shows signs of acute paranoia: prosecutor

PARIS (Reuters) - The man who deliberately drove his car into diners at a pizzeria outside Paris told investigators he had a long history of medical drug abuse and wanted to be sent to prison for safety, a French prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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Trump Shares, Then Deletes, Twitter Post of Train Hitting Cartoon Person Covered by CNN Logo

Days after a driver rammed into a crowd in Charlottesville, Va., the president retweets a cartoon attacking the news media.

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Trump has attacked just about everyone on Twitter. But not white supremacists

The racists had been on parade for parts of two days, but it was only around 20 minutes before reports -- and graphic video -- of the attack that killed a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, went public on Saturday that President Donald Trump logged on.

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BRIEF-Galaxy Gaming Q2 revenue rose 19 percent to $3.659 million

* Q2 revenue rose 19 percent to $3.659 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Twitter users are outing demonstrators

An online crowdsourcing campaign is underway to identify demonstrators who attended white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.

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He's using Twitter to out rally demonstrators

CNN's Brooke Baldwin speaks with Logan Smith, who uses Twitter account '@YesYoureRacist' to ask people on social media to identify white nationalist rally attendees who appear in news photos.

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Saudi top prosecutor summons Twitter users for harming public order

RIYADH (Reuters) - A group of Twitter users will be indicted in Saudi Arabia on charges of harming public order for threatening the "safety and moderate ideology of society" through extremism, according to a statement on state news agency SPA.

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On Washington: Trump’s Twitter Fury at McConnell Risks Alienating a Key Ally

President Trump has turned his Twitter fire on the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, but he desperately needs Mr. McConnell to pass his agenda.

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Ousted Venezuelan prosecutor says she fears for her life, will keep fighting

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor said on Thursday she fears for her life and is on the run, but will keep fighting for democracy and freedom in the country after being fired by a controversial new legislative superbody.

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Vietnamese kidnapping included stop at embassy in Berlin-prosecutor

BERLIN (Reuters) - German federal prosecutors said they had assumed control of an investigation of the alleged kidnapping of a Vietnamese businessman and his companion, given new evidence that the two were likely taken to the Vietnamese embassy in Berlin en route to Vietnam.

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Prosecutors ask court to end Texas county's cash bail for misdemeanors

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Dozens of current and former state, county and federal prosecutors asked a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday to strike down a bail system in the most populous Texas county that requires cash bonds for misdemeanor defendants, saying it can destroy the lives of the poor.

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Mexico retail group ANTAD says July same-store sales rose 4 pct

MEXICO CITY, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Mexico's retailers' association said on Wednesday that sales at stores open for at least a year rose by 4.0 percent in July compared to the same month a year earlier.

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BRIEF-Rosetta Stone names Mathew Hulett president, language

* Rosetta Stone Inc names Mathew N. Hulett president, language Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Nexeo Solutions Q3 revenue rose 9 percent to $943 million

* Nexeo Solutions reports third quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results