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BRIEF-Caesars Entertainment appoints Chris Holdren Chief Marketing Officer

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Nicaragua will join Paris climate pact, leaving U.S., Syria isolated

(Reuters) - Nicaragua is set to join the Paris climate agreement, according to an official statement and comments from Vice President Rosario Murillo on Monday, in a move that leaves the United States and Syria as the only nations outside the global pact.

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BRIEF-Blue Apron appoints Lainie Cooney as chief human resources officer

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Nicaragua set to join Paris climate accord -vice president

(Reuters) - Nicaragua is planning to join the Paris climate agreement and has presented the relevant documents at the United Nations, according to an official statement and comments from Vice President and first lady Rosario Murillo on Monday.

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BRIEF-Anika announces forthcoming appointment of Thomas Finnerty as chief human resources officer

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Ex-FBI chief Comey has a secret Twitter account

Former FBI Director James Comey revealed his secret Twitter account Monday with a tweeted picture from Iowa.

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Ex-U.S. spy chiefs urge Congress to renew internet surveillance law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. intelligence officials who worked for both Republican and Democratic presidents urged Congress on Monday to renew an internet surveillance program they said has stopped militant plots and helped policymakers steer through international crises.

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Soccer team hires tattoo chief to ink players

Josh Yaro had never visited a tattoo parlor before. Nervous, the footballer needed reassurance, but the memory of his mum who had recently died emboldened him. She was his motivation.

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Olympics: All venues completed for Pyeongchang 2018 - Games chief

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (Reuters) - Organizers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have completed construction of all competition and non-competition venues, Games chief Lee Hee-beom said on Monday ahead of the start of the Olympic torch relay.

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Despite apology, Indonesia asks why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it had made "urgent" requests for an explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., as anger simmered in the world's largest Muslim-majority country over the diplomatic incident.

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Indonesia seeks answer to why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it was still awaiting a detailed explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., despite having a visa and an official invitation, although it had accepted an official apology.

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Defense chief Mattis in Asia, will discuss North Korea crisis with allies

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would talk with Asian allies about North Korea and the crisis caused by Pyongyang's "reckless" provocations, as he kicked off a week-long trip to the region on Monday to meet defense chiefs in the Philippines.

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

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‘I Was Willing to Do Everything’: Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault

Some of the mothers met with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos before she changed the rules on how colleges should handle accusations.

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Indonesia demands answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, Indonesian officials said on Sunday.

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Indonesia to demand answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, an Indonesian official said on Sunday.

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Man accused of helping and recording teen's suicide

On May 5, 16-year-old Jchandra Brown hanged herself at a campground in Payson, Utah. Her friend Tyerell Przybycien is accused of helping her by buying the rope and tying the noose she put around her neck, and the compressed air she used to knock herself out before dying.

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Paris wants to regulate Asian bike-share operators

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris does not want Asian bike-sharing operators to burst into the city the way Airbnb and Uber did and plans to introduce regulation to ensure an orderly rollout of new bicycle...

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Too much sun. Hair too dry: L'Oreal adds Paris to digital beauty start-up cities

PARIS (Reuters) - L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics company wants to see more beauty tech like sensory hair brushes that tell you how to care for your hair, and skin patches that let you know...

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Paris or London? International Collectors Now Have to Choose

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

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Uber opens up Paris travel database to help city planners

BRUSSELS, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Uber said on Friday it would open up its trove of travel data in Paris to the public to help city officials and urban planners better understand transportation needs, as the company seeks to woo national authorities.

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Iranian military chief visits frontline near Aleppo

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief of staff visited a frontline position near the Syrian city of Aleppo, a military news outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported on Friday, during a visit that has underlined Tehran's deep military role in Syria.

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Last gasp touchdown sees Raiders stun Chiefs

(The Sports Xchange) - Derek Carr threw a two-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree with no time remaining on Thursday, lifting the Raiders to a stunning 31-30 victory against the Kansas City Chiefs that just may have saved Oakland's season.

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Senator: Benghazi, Niger comparisons make me sick

Sen. James Inhofe says comparing the Benghazi attack to the recent Niger ambush makes him "physically sick" because people, including then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was aware an attack was imminent in Benghazi, unlike the attack in Niger.

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Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares inched slightly higher on Friday, but grappled for firmer leads as speculation about who the next U.S. central bank chief will be kept global investors wary.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Asian shares inched slightly higher on Friday, but grappled for firmer leads as speculation about who the next U.S. central bank chief will be kept global investors wary.

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Brazil's former Olympic chief to stand trial in Rio 2016 bribes case

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman will stand trial for his role in a corruption case involving alleged bribery aimed at making Rio de Janeiro the host of the 2016 Games, a Brazilian judge decided on Thursday.

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White House chief of staff says he advised President on what to say and was 'stunned' by the criticism

White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he advised President Donald Trump on what to say before he called the families of the four fallen soldiers who died during an ambush in Niger.

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Brazil court orders release of former Olympic committee chief

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court ordered the release from jail of former head of the national Olympics committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman on Thursday, according to the court's press office.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian couple held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed.

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CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian hostages held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the CIA said on Thursday that a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed last week.

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'Save the dung beetle!' Global science chief says biodiversity vital

OSLO (Reuters) - Governments should extend the protection of nature far beyond iconic creatures such as tigers and elephants to species including worms and beetles that are vital to human prosperity, the chair of a global scientific project said on Thursday.

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Russian Artist Is Charged Over Fire at Central Bank Building in Paris

Pyotr Pavlensky was pictured on social media standing in front of flames at a Banque de France building on the Place de la Bastille.

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Japan finance sector to reap digital currency benefits, says MUFG chief

TOKYO (Reuters) - The chief executive of Japan's largest bank expects new business opportunities to appear as digital currencies allow collection of data on how people use their money.

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American Express Chief Executive Ken Chenault to Step Down

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

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Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says

LONDON (Reuters) - Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday.

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Pentagon chief asks Congress to not hinder cyber defense

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis this week asked Congress to halt pending legislation that would compel the U.S. to alert foreign governments when the Pentagon has decided to combat certain cyber attacks, according to a letter sent to lawmakers.

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'Russia's version of Paris Hilton' announces presidential bid

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak said on Wednesday she planned to run in a presidential election next year, offering liberal voters unhappy with Kremlin rule someone to get behind, but will little prospect she will win.

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New Talks on Paris Climate Pact Are Set, and That’s Awkward for U.S.

International delegates will gather next month to discuss implementing the Paris agreement, and American negotiators will be there even though the United States has said it will quit the pact.

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Brazil's former Olympic chief charged in 2016 Games bribes investigation

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors charged the former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman, and five other people on Wednesday with corruption based on an investigation of alleged bribery to have Rio de Janeiro host the 2016 Games.

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Return of Bangladesh opposition chief could herald more active politics

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's opposition leader, former prime minister Khaleda Zia, returned home on Wednesday to a rapturous welcome from her supporters after more than three months away for medical treatment in Britain.

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BRIEF-Qualcomm appoints Penny Baldwin as chief marketing officer

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Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment allegations

(Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein.

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UPDATE 2-Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment reports

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's allegation of sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment reports

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress' allegation of sexual assault by disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.

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British spy chief says Islamist militants can execute deadly attack plans in just days

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain faces the most acute threat ever from Islamist militants seeking to inflict mass attacks, often with spontaneous plots that take just days to bring to execution, the head of the MI5 domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday.

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Uber loses another senior figure as European policy chief quits

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's European policy chief Christopher Burghardt is quitting to join the electric vehicle charging network company Chargepoint, the companies said on Tuesday, becoming latest senior figure to leave the taxi app.

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Uber loses another senior figure as European policy chief quits: FT

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's European policy chief Christopher Burghardt has quit to join the electric vehicle charging network company Chargepoint, the latest senior figure to leave the taxi app, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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Review: With ‘The Paris Opera,’ a Peek Behind the Curtain

At its most fun, this documentary functions as a stealth backstage chronicle.

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Powell likely next Fed chief, though Yellen best suited: economists

LONDON (Reuters) - Jerome Powell likely will be the next Federal Reserve chairman, according to a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll - but most of them said current Fed Chair Janet Yellen would be the best option.

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MOVES-Demica names Maurice Benisty as chief commercial officer

Oct 17 (Reuters) - UK-based boutique capital markets firm Demica said it appointed Maurice Benisty as chief commercial officer.

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Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers

Fighters in suicide vests used an explosive-laden vehicle to breach a security compound in Paktia Province, leaving more than a dozen dead and 100 injured.

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Chief deputy US marshal engaged in sexual activity on government property, report finds

A chief deputy US marshal was caught "engaging in sexual activity with numerous different women within government space," according to findings from a Justice Department inspector general investigation published Monday.

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Accused of Corruption on Multiple Continents, and Comfortably Defiant in Senegal

Papa Massata Diack has been involved with huge corruption schemes that have tainted global sports, prosecutors claim. He says he can explain everything.

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Pope implicitly criticizes U.S. for leaving Paris climate accord

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis implicitly criticized the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming.

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China needs tougher clean fuel targets to meet Paris climate pact: report

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will have to launch more ambitious renewable energy and non-fossil fuel targets and ramp up efforts to enforce them to avoid missing global climate accord requirements, two government think tanks said on Monday.

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In the Studio: Nike’s Chief of Design Doodles All Day

John Hoke invited us into his office in Portland, Ore., where he talked about his dyslexia, his doodling and some weird shoes that inspire him.

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EU foreign policy chief expects strong EU backing for Iran deal

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday she expected strong backing from EU foreign ministers for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that the U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized.

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South Korea police seek arrest warrant for Hanjin Group chief

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Hanjin Group, the parent of Korean Air Lines Co Ltd, on charges of breach of trust following their probe into construction work at his house, a police official said on Monday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump, Chieftain of Spite

Trump can’t hold a candle to Obama, so he’s taking a tiki torch to Obama’s legacy.

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Mediator: As the World Tweets, Social-Media Chiefs Remain Tight-Lipped

We’re giving away a lot more information than we’re getting from Mark Zuckerberg and his friends.

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

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

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Bodies of ambushed travelers found in eastern Congo: chief

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - The bodies of 26 people believed killed after an ambush last week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been discovered, most of them with their hands tied and their necks broken, a local chief said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi may raise loan-deposit ratio if needed, c.bank chief tells Arabiya

DUBAI, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's central bank may raise the maximum loan-to-deposit ratio for commercial banks if that is needed to help the economy, central bank governor Ahmed al-Kholifey told Al Arabiya television.

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San Juan Mayor calls Trump the 'hater-in-chief'

CNN's Don Lemon spoke to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz who said that President Trump needs to stop tweeting hateful things and start doing something to help Puerto Rico.

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

Ex-White House Chief of Staff Is Interviewed by Special Counsel

Reince Priebus, who was fired in July, was the first senior administration official known to have been questioned by Robert Mueller’s investigators.

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Russia probe special counsel interviews ex-Trump chief of staff Priebus

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus was interviewed on Friday by the special counsel investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 U.S. election.

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UNESCO selects France's Azoulay as new chief

PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations' cultural agency selected former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay as its new chief on Friday, handing her the keys to revive UNESCO's fortunes after the United States pulled out.

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Soccer: Valcke denies receiving 'undue advantages' from Al-Khelaifi

PARIS (Reuters) - Former FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has denied receiving "undue advantages" from Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media and president of Paris St Germain, after Swiss prosecutors opened a criminal investigation.

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U.N. cultural agency to pick new chief after U.S. walkout

PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations' cultural agency will elect a new chief on Friday, seeking someone who can revive UNESCO's fortunes after the United States and Israel pulled out.

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China banking regulator, Hubei chief front runners to head central bank: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top banking regulator Guo Shuqing and veteran banker Jiang Chaoliang are front runners to succeed Zhou Xiaochuan, the country's longest-serving central bank head who is likely to step down next year, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

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China banking regulator, Hubei chief front runners to head central bank-sources

* Hubei Party chief Jiang has backing of some top leaders-sources

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San Juan mayor slams Trump: He's a 'hater-in-chief'

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz criticized President Donald Trump Thursday, saying "rather than being a commander-in-chief, he's like a hater-in-chief."

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

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

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Philippines anti-narcotics chief warns of drugs war slowdown, needs police

MANILA (Reuters) - The head of the Philippines' anti-narcotics agency on Friday warned of a reduced intensity in the country's war on drugs after a removal of police from the campaign, which he hoped would only be temporary as his unit lacked manpower.

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UPDATE 1-Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon Studio chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Amazon Studios Chief Suspended After Sexual Harassment Claim

Isa Hackett, of “The Man in the High Castle,” goes public with her story of lewd propositions she says Roy Price made toward her in 2015.

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Kushner's background form a new low for bureau chief

The head of a government bureau responsible for clearing background checks told lawmakers Wednesday he has "never seen that level of mistakes" when asked about numerous omissions in Jared Kushner's security clearance application.

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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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Swiss open World Cup criminal probe into ex-FIFA official Valcke and Qatar businessman

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Jerome Valcke, the banned former FIFA secretary general, and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media, over World Cup broadcasting deals.

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White House chief of staff says he is not so frustrated he wants to leave

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House chief of staff John Kelly told reporters on Thursday he was not so frustrated in his job that he was considering leaving, tamping down reports about tension in the West Wing.

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UPDATE 1-Ex-Chemours employee accused by U.S. of trade secrets theft scheme

Oct 12 (Reuters) - A former Chemours Co employee has been indicted on U.S. charges that he conspired to steal trade secrets related to its lucrative sodium cyanide business and sell them to Chinese investors, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday.

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Somalia's top military chiefs resign, no reason given

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two of Somalia's highest-ranking military officials have resigned, state outlets said on Thursday, in moves that could deal a blow to the war-torn Horn of Africa country's efforts to fight Islamist militants.

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Ex-Chemours employee accused by U.S. of trade secrets theft scheme

Oct 12 (Reuters) - A former Chemours Co employee has been indicted on U.S. charges that he conspired to steal trade secrets related to its lucrative sodium cyanide business and monetize them with Chinese investors, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday.

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Swiss open World Cup criminal probe into former FIFA official Valcke, beIN CEO

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they had opened a criminal investigation into former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chief executive of Qatar's beIN Media, focused on corruption linked to World Cup broadcasting rights.

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Wells Fargo names Mike Roemer chief compliance officer

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co , the third-biggest U.S. bank by assets, on Thursday named Mike Roemer chief compliance officer.

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BRIEF-Mike Roemer named Wells Fargo chief compliance officer

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P.S.G.’s Al-Khelaifi Accused of Bribing Ex-FIFA Chief Valcke

Al-Khelaifi, the Paris St.-Germain chairman, was accused by the Swiss authorities of bribing Valcke, the former FIFA executive, to win World Cup soccer contracts.

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Barclays says chief compliance officer Roemer leaves

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Barclays' chief compliance officer Michael Roemer is leaving at the end of this month to take a leading compliance role at a "major U.S. bank", the bank said on Thursday.

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Home and Work: A Paris Boudoir Where Everything’s Meant to Be Touched

The jewelry designer Betony Vernon helps clients find erotic awareness through a combination of talk therapy, movement and occasional treatments.

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Swiss open criminal case against former FIFA official Valcke, beIN CEO

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal proceeding against former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Qatar's beIN Media Chief Executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the latest escalation in their ongoing investigation into corruption in soccer.

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Myanmar army chief says Rohingya Muslims 'not natives,' numbers fleeing exaggerated

YANGON (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslims are not native to Myanmar, the army chief told the U.S. ambassador in a meeting in which he apparently did not address accusations of abuses by his men and said media was complicit in exaggerating the number of refugees fleeing.

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HSBC picks insider John Flint as new chief executive

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has chosen John Flint as its next chief executive, it said on Thursday, with its recently-hired chairman opting for an insider to pursue a turnaround at Europe's biggest bank.

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HSBC names retail head John Flint as its next chief executive

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has appointed John Flint as its next chief executive the bank said on Thursday, sticking with a tradition of promoting company insiders to run the firm.

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UPDATE 1-HSBC names retail head John Flint as its next chief executive

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - HSBC has appointed John Flint as its next chief executive the bank said on Thursday, sticking with a tradition of promoting company insiders to run the firm.

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Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris authorities plan to banish all petrol- and diesel-fueled cars from the world's most visited city by 2030, Paris City Hall said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030

* Goal is to fight smog in host city of 2024 Olympics (Updates)

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Myanmar army chief says Rohingya Muslims not native, refugee numbers exaggerated

YANGON (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslims are not native to Myanmar, the army chief told the U.S. ambassador in a meeting in which he apparently did not address accusations of abuses by his men and said media was complicit in exaggerating the number of refugees fleeing.

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Paris plans ban on combustion-engine cars by 2030

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris authorities plan to ban by 2030 all combustion-engine cars - including those fueled by both diesel and petrol - an official at Paris City Hall said on Thursday.

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CORRECTED-Paris plans ban on combustion-engine cars by 2030

PARIS, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Paris authorities plan to ban by 2030 all combustion-engine cars - including those fuelled by both diesel and petrol - an official at Paris City Hall said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Secureworks announces departure of chief revenue officer ‍Jason Capitel

* Secureworks announces departure of its chief revenue officer

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Las Vegas police chief says response to gunman came 'as quick as possible'

(Reuters) - Las Vegas police are getting closer to finding an explanation for why a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city's police chief said on Wednesday, as he defended the speed of the department's response to the massacre.

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UPDATE 1-Las Vegas police chief says response to gunman came 'as quick as possible'

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Las Vegas police are getting closer to finding an explanation for why a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city's police chief said on Wednesday, as he defended the speed of the department's response to the massacre.

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Las Vegas police chief says response to gunman came as quick as possible

(Reuters) - Las Vegas police are getting closer to finding an explanation for why a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city's police chief said on Wednesday, as he defended the speed of the department's response to the massacre.

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BofA signs lease for office space in Paris -Bloomberg

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp has signed a lease for office space in Paris, cementing plans to move its European trading hub to France after Brexit, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the decision.

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Brazil Olympic committee chief resigns amid bribe scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The head of Brazil's Olympics committee announced his resignation on Wednesday following his arrest last week for arranging alleged bribes to win Rio de Janeiro's selection as host of the 2016 Summer Games.

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Top Actresses Who Have Accused Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment

Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rose McGowan and Ashley Judd are among those who say the Hollywood executive harassed and intimidated them.

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Fire chief: We got outrun by the fires

More than a dozen wildfires are scorching Northern California, aided by the state's epic drought, low humidity and high winds. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

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UPDATE 1-Molina Healthcare appoints Joseph Zubretsky chief executive

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Insurer Molina Healthcare Inc on Tuesday named Joseph Zubretsky as president and chief executive, effective Nov. 6, amidst a restructuring drive at the company.

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Food and drug chief Gottlieb skirts health secretary talk, says most effective at FDA

(Reuters) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, considered a potential successor to recently departed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, said on Tuesday he believed he could best serve the Trump administration in his current role.

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Verizon media chief departing after not getting top job

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Verizon Communication Inc media chief Marni Walden confirmed on Tuesday she had decided to leave the telecommunications company next year after it became clear she would not become its next chief executive.

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Pharma's Puerto Rico problems could mean drug shortages: FDA chief

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday the country may start to see a small number of drug shortages within two or three weeks due to delays in restoring manufacturing operations in Puerto Rico, where 10 percent of drugs prescribed in the United States are made.

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Harvey Weinstein accused of rape in New Yorker story

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The Democratic leaders are still mum five days after the media mogul was accused of sexual harassment

On Tuesday morning, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democratic party's 2016 vice presidential nominee, sat down for an interview on CNN's "New Day." Asked about the allegations of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein, the deposed Hollywood mogul, Kaine said: "Any leader should condemn this. These allegations are low-life behavior."

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Hedge fund chief Nelson Peltz loses bid for P&G board seat

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co repelled a challenge from activist investor Nelson Peltz for a board seat on Wednesday after shareholders backed all 11 directors nominated by the U.S. consumer goods company's management.

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No angst over Turkey's air defense deal with Russia, says NATO chief

CRAIOVA, Romania (Reuters) - NATO ally Turkey is not seeking to antagonize the U.S.-led alliance by purchasing Russian S-400 surface-to-air missiles and is in talks with France and Italy to buy similar weapons, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said.

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BRIEF-Campbell appoints Francisco Fraga chief technology and information officer

* Campbell appoints Francisco Fraga chief technology and information officer

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UPDATE 3-Two-year Brexit transition is assured, UK PM May tells business chiefs - source

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders on Monday that they could be certain there would be a two-year transition period after Britain's exit from the European Union, a source told Reuters.

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US Army chief: There are 'no risk-free options' on North Korea

US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley made clear Monday what a bind the US is in when it comes to solving the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, stating there are "no risk-free options" but said there is also not an "indefinite amount of time" to solve the crisis.

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UPDATE 2-UK PM May tells business chiefs: two-year Brexit transition is assured- source

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders that they should treat a two-year transition period after Brexit as assured as she tries to ease company concerns that Britain could crash out of the EU without a deal, a source told Reuters.

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BRIEF-Los Angeles Times Media Group names Lewis D'Vorkin as Editor-In-Chief

* Says named Lewis D'Vorkin as editor-in-chief and Mickie Rosen as president​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UK PM May tells business chiefs: two-year Brexit transition is assured- source

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders during a meeting on Monday that they should treat a two-year transition period after Brexit as assured, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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EPA chief to sign rule on Clean Power Plan exit on Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday he would sign a proposed rule on Tuesday to begin withdrawing from the Clean Power Plan, former President Barack Obama's centerpiece regulation to fight climate change.

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Paris exhibition charts Picasso's 'year of wonders'

PARIS (Reuters) - Some of Pablo Picasso's greatest works go on display in Paris this week, in an exhibition that charts a pivotal year in which he cemented his status as a titan of 20th-century art.

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U.S. EPA chief says to sign proposed rule on Clean Power Plan withdrawal on Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday he would sign a proposed rule on Tuesday withdrawing from the Clean Power Plan, former President Barack Obama's centerpiece regulation to fight climate change.

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Indian PM Modi targets more energy reforms after meeting oil chiefs

NEW DELHI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - India's prime minister sees scope for further reform of the country's energy sector and has received "focused suggestions" from some of the world's leading energy companies, the office of the premier said on Monday.

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French bankers weighing Brexit face Paris pressure to come home

LONDON/PARIS, Oct 9 (Reuters) - While most London-based bankers are brushing up on their German to prepare for a move to Frankfurt post-Brexit, senior staff at French investment banks expect to say "Oui" to government pressure to bring jobs home to Paris.

Unilever NV nytimes.com

Dove Drops an Ad Accused of Racism

In a Facebook ad for Dove body wash, a black woman removes her shirt to reveal a white woman. The company apologized, but similar ads by others have been common.

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South of New Orleans, Nate spares parish devastated by Hurricane Katrina

BELLE CHASSE, La. (Reuters) - Residents of Louisiana's lower Plaquemines Parish, the swampy peninsula that shadows the Mississippi River as it empties into the Gulf of Mexico, know Nate let them off very easy, certainly when compared with hurricanes of years past.

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Chief of Credit Agricole expresses interest in Commerzbank: Report

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Credit Agricole's chief, Philippe Brassac, has expressed interest in Commerzbank if the German lender were to be up for sale, according to an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper.

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Analysis: Supreme Court rookie takes on the chief

Chief Justice John Roberts has compared the nine-justice Supreme Court to a family and said it can be "unsettling" when a new member comes along.

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Rapper Nelly accused of rape

Cornell Haynes Jr., better known as the rapper Nelly, was taken into custody Saturday in Washington state after a woman told police he raped her.

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BRIEF-Scott Ginn promoted to chief financial officer at Amedisys

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EPA chief rarely meets with environmental groups

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Catalonia Police Chief Appears in Court Amid Sedition Investigation

Three other officials were also summoned to Madrid to explain their role in recent protests in Barcelona, the capital of the secessionist region.

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MOVES-DBS Bank names new chief economist

Oct 6 (Reuters) - Singapore-based DBS Bank, a unit of DBS Group Holdings Ltd, named Taimur Baig as chief economist and managing director for group research, replacing David Carbon, who is retiring.

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White House chief of staff's personal cellphone compromised: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials believe Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone, Politico reported on Thursday.

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Schieffer: Tillerson conference was 'like a hostage tape'

Legendary CBS News journalist Bob Schieffer said watching Rex Tillerson pledge his loyalty to the President was like watching a hostage video.

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Schieffer: Watching Tillerson was 'like a hostage tape'

Veteran reporter Bob Schieffer talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about President Trump's tweets about the media, and says that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's news conference was bizarre.

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Brazil police arrest Olympic committee chief in vote-buying scandal

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian police arrested on Thursday the head of the national Olympics committee, who is accused of conspiring to bribe members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to pick Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 games.

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Russia-Trump campaign collusion an 'open' issue: U.S. Senate panel chiefs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the issue of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia remains an open question as the panel intensifies its probe into the matter.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Russia-Trump campaign collusion an 'open' issue -U.S. Senate panel chiefs

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the issue of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia remains an open question as the panel intensifies its probe into the matter.

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After London setback, Taxify trails Uber into Paris market

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

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Nerve agent VX found on shirts of women accused of North Korean murder, expert says

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Traces of a deadly nerve agent that killed the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were found on the clothes worn by the two women accused of the sensational murder, a Malaysian court was told on Thursday.

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Nerve agent VX found on shirts of women accused of N.Korean murder, expert says

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Traces of a deadly nerve agent that killed the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were found on the clothes worn by the two women accused of the sensational murder, a Malaysian court was told on Thursday.

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FBI chief on Russia hacking: We should've seen it coming

The US government should have anticipated Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 elections -- but the FBI is nevertheless working to make sure Russia "pays" for its actions, bureau officials said Wednesday.

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Russia-Trump campaign collusion an 'open' issue: Senate panel chiefs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the issue of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia remains an open question as the panel intensifies its probe into the matter.

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UPDATE 2-Russia-Trump campaign collusion an 'open' issue -U.S. Senate panel chiefs

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the issue of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia remains an open question as the panel intensifies its probe into the matter.

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Russia-Trump campaign collusion an 'open' issue, says Senate panel chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee chairman said on Wednesday the issue of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia remains an open question as the panel intensifies its probe into the matter.

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Senate panel chief calls Russia-Trump campaign collusion an 'open' issue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee chairman said on Wednesday the issue of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia remains an open question as the panel intensifies its probe into the matter.

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U.N. chief hopes storms will sway climate skeptics like Trump

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday he hoped recent devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean and southern United States would convince climate change skeptics like U.S. President Donald Trump that global warming is a "major threat."

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Senate Intel chief: Our Russia inquiry has expanded

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Don't take Trump's debt remarks literally, says budget chief

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How to Throw a Laid-back Parisian Dinner Party

Last week, the Los Angeles-based jewelry designer Sophie Buhai hosted an intimate dinner in Paris that featured food installations, lounging — and even a try-on-clothing session.

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BRIEF-Arsanis appoints Michael Gray as chief financial officer

* Arsanis announces appointments of Chip Clark and David Mcgirr to board of directors and promotion of Michael Gray to chief operating officer and chief financial officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Fed chief needs "flexibility of mind" in tough times: Fischer

LONDON (Reuters) - Any new head of the Federal Reserve will need to have the "flexibility of mind" to change tack during acute periods of crisis, the U.S. central bank's outgoing Vice-Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Wednesday.

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Turkish judge issues guilty verdicts against soldiers accused of trying to kill Erdogan

MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - A Turkish court started issuing verdicts on Wednesday in the trial of some 40 soldiers accused of attempting to kill President Tayyip Erdogan during last year's coup, with the first defendants declared guilty and sentenced to life in prison.

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EFG CFO Pradelli to replace chief executive Straehle in 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - EFG International's Joachim Straehle is stepping down as chief executive after some 2-1/2 years, during which time the Swiss private bank acquired troubled BSI Bank from Brazil's...

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EU competition chief to speak on two state aid cases

BRUSSELS, Oct 4 (Reuters) - European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will hold a news conference at 11:30 a.m. (0930 GMT) in Brussels on Wednesday on two cases of state aid, the European Commission said in a statement.

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BRIEF-Cominar's board appoints Sylvain Cossette as president and chief executive officer

* Board of trustees announces appointment of Sylvain Cossette as president and chief executive officer

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Wells Fargo accused of lying to Congress about auto insurance scandal

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Former Equifax chief apologizes to Congress over hack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of Equifax Inc apologized repeatedly on Tuesday at a congressional hearing for the theft of millions of people's personal data in a hacking breach, saying it took weeks for the credit bureau to understand the extent of the intrusion.

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UPDATE 1-Former Equifax chief apologizes to Congress over hack

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The former head of Equifax Inc apologized repeatedly on Tuesday at a congressional hearing for the theft of millions of people's personal data in a hacking breach, saying it took weeks for the credit bureau to understand the extent of the intrusion.

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Roman Polanski Accused of Rape by Former German Actress

The former German actress, Renate Langer, said she was raped at 15 in a house in Switzerland where she had gone in hopes of getting a part in a film.

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Uber boss seeks to charm London transport chief in license row

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

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

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

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EU invites industry chiefs to plug into battery revolution

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will host auto, chemical and engineering executives next week to discuss developing battery manufacturing in the bloc to compete with Asian and U.S. manufacturers.

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Chanel models parade past Paris waterfalls

PARIS (Reuters) - Karl Lagerfeld brought the drama of the natural world indoors for Chanel's catwalk show on the final day of Paris Fashion Week, with a huge cliff complete with waterfall towering...

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Pakistan's ousted PM Sharif 'back with full force' as party chief

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's ruling party on Tuesday re-elected ousted premier Nawaz Sharif as its leader, saying he was "back with full force", a day after using its parliamentary majority to amend a law to allow him to re-take the job.

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

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

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E.P.A. Chief’s Calendar: A Stream of Industry Meetings and Trips Home

The calendar of Scott Pruitt, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, shows fine dining with officials from companies he regulates but few meetings with environmentalists.

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Philippine police chief says won't stop cops from seeking church sanctuary

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' top police commander on Tuesday said he would not prevent officers involved in the country's bloody war on drugs from seeking church protection and testifying to their alleged abuses, providing they told the truth.

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Rookie kicker Butker keeps Chiefs as lone unbeaten team

(The Sports Xchange) - The Chiefs remained the NFL's only unbeaten team, with rookie kicker Harrison Butker's third field goal of the game lifting Kansas City to a 29-20 win over the Washington Redskins.

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Former Equifax chief will face questions from U.S. Congress over hack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are due to question the former head of Equifax Inc at a Tuesday hearing that could shed light on how hackers accessed the personal data of more than 140 million consumers.

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

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

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

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

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Accused 'Chelsea bomber' removed from New York courtroom as trial begins

(Reuters) - Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the man accused of setting off bombs in New York City and New Jersey in September 2016 and wounding 30 people, was temporarily removed from a Manhattan courtroom after trying to address the court without permission just as his trial was about to start.

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Size-zero ban hits Paris catwalks, campaigners hopeful

PARIS (Reuters) - Labels from Givenchy to Saint Laurent showed of their new designs at Paris Fashion Week, alongside another innovation meant to wean the industry off its association with unhealthily...

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BRIEF-Biolase names John Beaver as Chief Financial Officer

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BRIEF-Bioasis appoints Christopher Loweas Chief Financial Officer

* Bioasis appoints Christopher P. Lowe, M.B.A. as Chief Financial Officer and board advisor Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Women Accused of Killing North Korean Leader’s Brother Plead Not Guilty

The suspects are accused of smearing a banned nerve agent on the face of Kim Jong-nam while he was in a Malaysian airport. The women say they were duped.

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Paris' Champs Elysees gets star turn as a catwalk

PARIS (Reuters) - The Champs Elysees avenue in Paris got a makeover on Sunday as a giant outdoor catwalk, as celebrities and models took to the runway in the first show of its kind by L'Oreal, the French cosmetics firm.

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U.S. Treasury chief says planned tax cuts will not benefit wealthy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday dismissed suggestions that the Trump administration's proposed tax cuts would benefit wealthy Americans at the expense of middle-income people.

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ACLU urges US to protect citizen accused of being ISIS fighter

The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Trump administration to protect the rights of a US citizen detained for allegedly fighting for ISIS in Syria.

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DHS chief speaks amid backlash over remark

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke speaks amid backlash around her "good news" remark regarding the Trump administration's Puerto Rico aid response.

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U.S. energy chief urges incentives to help coal, nuke power plants

(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has asked federal regulators to provide price incentives to help keep coal and nuclear power plants open, as a way to address "risks" to the resilience of the electrical grid, the Department of Energy said on Friday.

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Tesla chief Musk's latest idea: Intercity rocket travel

ADELAIDE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk on Friday outlined ambitious plans for a manned mission to Mars and a rocket capable of carrying passengers from one continent to another on Earth.

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Citi applies for Paris broker-dealer licence post-Brexit

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Wall Street bank Citigroup is applying for a licence to conduct investment banking activities in France, James Cowles, Citi's Chief Executive Officer for Europe, the Middle East & Africa (EMEA) told a French newspaper on Friday.

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Merkel's chief of staff to take over as acting German finance minister, newspaper reports

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff will become acting finance minister when Wolfgang Schaeuble leaves office, the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday, amid signs that coalition negotiations could last beyond Christmas.

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Russian banking sector has $92 bln of bad loans - cenbank chief

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia's banking sector is carrying bad loans worth 5.3 trillion roubles ($91.60 billion), which accounts for around 10 percent of the sector's outstanding loans, Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Friday.

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Merkel's chief of staff, Altmaier, to take over as acting German finmin: report

BERLIN (Reuters) - Peter Altmaier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff, will take over as acting finance minister from Wolfgang Schaeuble when he leaves office, German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday.

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Japan's defense chief warns of possible North Korea provocation on October 10

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera urged caution on Friday because more provocation was possible from North Korea on Oct. 10, when the start of lower house election campaigns in Japan coincides with one of the North's main anniversaries.

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Former SEC chief says regulator not equipped to take on bitcoin

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Arthur Levitt, a former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said on Thursday he believed the regulator was ill equipped to deal with bitcoin, the digital currency that has seen a meteoric price rise, prompting concerns of a bubble.

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Yves Saint Laurent designs get new airing at Paris museum

PARIS (Reuters) - A new museum showcasing the creations of late French couturier Yves Saint Laurent opens in Paris next week, offering visitors an intimate glimpse into his studio and how he pulled together his collections.

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House budget chief expects budget resolution approval in October 5 vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black said on Thursday Republican had enough votes to pass a fiscal 2018 budget resolution which is needed to move tax reform legislation forward, adding that she expects the House to vote on Thursday, Oct. 5.

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Ex-U.S. software chief, ex-Australia bank exec charged in bribery scheme

(Reuters) - A U.S. grand jury on Wednesday indicted a California technology executive and a former manager at Commonwealth Bank of Australia over their alleged involvement in a bribery scheme to generate more money for shareholders of the executive's cloud computing company.

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NATO chief says Europe has interest in helping Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - NATO countries have strong reasons to maintain support for Afghanistan and will respond to U.S. President Trump's call for more troops and funding, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.

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Lanvin show kicks off carousel of new designers in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - France's oldest fashion house, Lanvin, sought to draw a line under a period of upheaval on Wednesday with a sleek, largely monochrome collection by its newest artistic director.