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Plan to support coal, nuclear divides U.S. energy industry

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. industries that rarely agree - gas drillers and renewable energy producers - urged a federal agency on Monday to dump a government directive to prop up ageing nuclear and coal plants, saying the electricity grid was already reliable.

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India's Gandhi scion seeks revival in PM Modi's backyard

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most fabled political dynasty, will within weeks be crowned leader of the Congress party, handing him a freer rein to prove if he can mount a credible challenge to the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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BRIEF-Farmers Capital Bank says ‍approved quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share​

* Farmers Capital Bank Corporation announces increase in common dividend

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As Tillerson heads to Pakistan, Islamabad wary of deepening U.S.-India ties

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Pakistan on Tuesday to pressure Islamabad to act over militants targeting Afghanistan from its soil, anxious Pakistanis may be equally interested in dissuading Washington's deepening ties with India.

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BRIEF-Potlatch board increases dividend 7%

* Sets dividend of $0.40per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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India cenbank says linking national ID number to bank accounts mandatory

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

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BRIEF-First Financial declares special dividend of $1.50/share

* First Financial - co's ‍directors declared special dividend of $1.50/share payable on Dec 1 to shareholders of record at close of business Nov 17, 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Honeywell to grow dividends at pace equal to or greater than earnings post 2018 - Conf Call‍​

* Honeywell says intend to undertake additional restructuring projects in Q4, enabled by lower effective tax rate

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Toxic firecracker haze darkens Indian capital after festival of lights

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Air pollution in New Delhi hit 18 times the healthy limit on Friday under a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali - despite a court-ordered ban on their sales.

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Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in couple of years; no successor picked yet

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was ready to step down in a couple of years time and his successor is likely already in the cabinet but a clear choice has yet to emerge

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BRIEF-Verkkokauppa.com says ‍board decided on distributing dividend of Euro 0.043 per share

* Verkkokauppa.com says ‍board decided that a dividend of eur 0.043 per share be distributed from retained earnings​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-U.S. begins anti-dumping probe into PTFE resin from China, India

Oct 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Thursday it had begun an investigation into whether imports of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from India and China were being dumped on the U.S. market.

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BRIEF-Sensient Technologies increases qtrly dividend by 10 pct

* Sensient Technologies announces increased quarterly dividend and share repurchase authorization

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BRIEF-Coca-Cola sets regular quarterly dividend of $0.37/share

* Sets regular quarterly dividend of $0.37/share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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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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Tillerson to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Switzerland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland in a week-long trip starting on Friday, the State Department said in a statement released on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Sherwin-Williams declares dividend of $0.85/shr

* Sherwin-Williams declares dividend of $0.85 per common share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to "dramatically deepen" cooperation with New Delhi, seeing it as a key partner in the face of China's negative influence in Asia.

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Tillerson to visit Pakistan as well as India: senior U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will Pakistan next week during an Asian trip that will also take him to the country's rival India, a senior official at the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

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Venezuela's Maduro defends disputed vote, opposition divided

CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro defended Venezuela's "secure" election system on Tuesday as opponents struggled to present a united front over allegations of fraud in a nationwide vote surprisingly won by the ruling socialists.

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BRIEF-S&T Bancorp increases dividend by 10%

* Says declared a $0.22 per share cash dividend​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Venezuela defends vote, opposition divided over fraud claim

CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro's leftist government defended Venezuela's election system on Tuesday as his opponents struggled to present a united front on allegations of fraud after a nationwide weekend vote.

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BRIEF-BRUNSWICK INCREASES QTRLY DIVIDEND BY 15 PCT TO $0.19/SHARE

* INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 15 PERCENT TO $0.19 PER SHARE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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India orders Delhi power plant, generator shutdown as air worsens

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government ordered diesel generators and a power plant in Delhi to be shut down on Tuesday as air quality in the capital deteriorated ahead of the Hindu festival of lights, when a night of firecrackers sends pollution levels rocketing.

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India's Andhra Pradesh investigates planting of Monsanto's unapproved GM cotton

GUNTUR, India (Reuters) - One of India's biggest cotton-growing states has formed a panel to investigate how 15 percent of the state's cotton acreage has been planted with a non-approved genetically modified strain developed by Monsanto and may bring criminal charges.

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Newest outpost for U.S. crude exports: India

NEW YORK/NEW DELHI, Oct 17 (Reuters) - India is set to emerge as a key market for American crude exports in coming months, as refineries in that country are ramping up "test" purchases of U.S. grades to diversify their imports.

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A divided Iraq tests U.S. influence as fight against Islamic State wanes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After years of focusing divided Iraq on a shared fight against the Islamic State group, the United States is now straining to leverage its limited influence to avoid a full-blown conflict between the Iraqi and Kurdish forces it has armed and trained.

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BRIEF-Petrolia obtains final order and announces amendment to arrangement agreement and declaration of special dividend

* Petrolia obtains final order and announces an amendment to the arrangement agreement, the declaration of a special dividend, the arrangement closing date and a halt on trading Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Eli Lilly ‍declares Q4 dividend of $0.52/share

* Declared a dividend for Q4 of 2017 of $0.52 per share on outstanding common stock​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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India's Flipkart in talks to buy stake in BookMyShow - Economic Times

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is in talks for a partnership with online ticketing platform BookMyShow in a bid to build out its services and transaction offering, the Economic Times newspaper reported.

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Indian state revokes order to check planting of Monsanto GM cotton

NEW DELHI, Oct 14 (Reuters) - A leading Indian cotton producing-state has withdrawn an order asking government officials to inspect fields planted with an unapproved variety of genetically modified (GM) cotton developed by Monsanto Co , the world's No. 1 seed maker.

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India's NSL to pursue intellectual property litigation with Monsanto

NEW DELHI, Oct 14 (Reuters) - India's Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd (NSL) said on Saturday it will not settle a long-standing intellectual property dispute with Monsanto Co over genetically modified (GM) cotton, despite some other Indian companies doing so in recent weeks.

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Kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple returns to Canada

TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) - A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in neighboring Afghanistan, has returned to Canada, the Canadian government said on Friday.

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BRIEF-MCAN Mortgage announces 15.6 pct increase in quarterly dividend

* MCAN Mortgage Corporation announces 15.6% increase in quarterly dividend

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BRIEF-A Schulman says sets regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share

* Sets regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-TerraForm Power says ‍stockholders as of merger effective time to receive special dividend of $1.94 per share​

* TerraForm Power Inc announces stock oversubscription in merger consideration election

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UPDATE 3-India's Reliance sees telecoms arm Jio turning profitable "shortly"

* To continue pumping about $1 bln per quarter into Jio (Adds analyst comment, exec comment on debt)

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UPDATE 2-India's Reliance sees telecoms arm Jio turning profitable "shortly"

* To continue pumping about $1 bln per quarter into Jio (Adds details on Jio, executive comments, background)

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BRIEF-Brown & Brown says sets regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share

* Brown & Brown, Inc. announces 11.1% increase in quarterly cash dividend rate

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BRIEF-Dominion Energy declares quarterly dividend of 77 cents

* Dominion Energy declares quarterly dividend of 77 cents Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Eaton Vance increases quarterly dividend

* Says ‍new quarterly rate represents an increase of 10.7 percent over $0.28 per share declared in company's third fiscal quarter​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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India: A nation of many extremes

In CNN reporter Moni Basu's home country of India, there's a wide gap between the rich and poor, educated and uneducated. Will India's divided present lead to turbulent future?

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Kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple, three children freed in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted in neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistani and U.S. officials said on Thursday.

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Pakistan army rescues kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and three children

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's army said on Thursday it had rescued a kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and their three children after receiving intelligence from the United States, nearly five years after the couple was abducted in Afghanistan.

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BRIEF-Xylem Inc declares fourth quarter dividend of 18 cents per share

* Declares fourth quarter dividend of 18 cents per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Ladakh Journal: On the Run for Love: Couple Bridges a Buddhist-Muslim Divide

In Ladakh, India, a Romeo and Juliet story is illuminating a lasting sectarian fight that even a modern couple has been unable to shrug off.

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Pakistan rescues Canadian, American couple and their three children from 'terrorist custody'

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani troops have rescued a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children from "terrorist custody" following a tip from U.S. intelligence agencies, the army said on Thursday.

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Yankees 5, Indians 2 | Yankees win series, 3-2: Didi Gregorius Leads Yankees Past Indians and Into A.L.C.S.

Gregorius had two homers, and Aroldis Chapman closed out the Game 5 victory for the Yankees, who advanced to their first league championship series since 2012.

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GE stock hits 4-year low as analysts debate possibility of dividend cut

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Concern among investors that General Electric Co may not generate enough cash this year to fully cover its dividend and other promised spending sent its stock to its lowest level in more than four years on Wednesday.

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Belfast Journal: A New Street Was Meant to Bridge Belfast’s Sectarian Divide. Then the Doorbell Rang.

On a Belfast street built to overcome sectarian divisions, at least three Catholic families have fled following a threat.

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Wildfires kill couple married for 75 years

Nothing could separate Charles and Sara Rippey. Not war. Not even a deadly California wildfire that engulfed their house.

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Chile's divided center-left pledges unity for presidential runoff

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Center-left lawmakers in Chile pledged on Wednesday to unify and support a single candidate in any eventual runoff against conservative candidate Sebastian Pinera, who is leading in polls for this year's presidential race.

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Fed divide on inflation intensified at September policy meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers had a prolonged debate about the prospects of a pickup in inflation and slowing the path of future interest rate rises if it did not, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting on Sept. 19-20 released on Wednesday.

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India, Japan to team up to get more flexible LNG deals

* Indian cabinet approves proposal to sign cooperation memorandum

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India's Jet Airways confirms order for 75 Boeing aircraft

NEW DELHI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Jet Airways said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, and that it could purchase another 75 to help it expand in a booming Indian market.

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Uber, Ola's Indian legal woes put SoftBank's funding in firing line

NEW DELHI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An Indian taxi company has stepped up its legal challenge against local competitor Ola and U.S. rival Uber, alleging the firms are abusing their market position, and believes that planned investments in both by Japan's SoftBank underscore its view.

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India's Ola raises $1.1 billion in Tencent, SoftBank-led round, seeks another $1 billion

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola said on Wednesday it has raised $1.1 billion from investors led by China's Tencent Holdings and Japan's SoftBank Group and is in advanced talks with other investors for another $1 billion.

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Morning News Call - India, October 11

To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_10112017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH 11:00 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a gathering to commemorate the Birth Centenary Celebrations of Nanaji Deshmukh in New Delhi. 11:00 am: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to address

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Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar on Tuesday launched its first bid to improve relations between Buddhists and Muslims since an eruption of deadly violence in August inflamed communal tension and triggered an exodus of some 520,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.

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Seeing India Through a Contemporary Lens

Raghubir Singh captured the jumbled sensations of modern Indian life in his lyrical color photos. His first New York museum show is at the Met Breuer.

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Indian court bans firecracker sales in Delhi ahead of peak pollution season

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's top court on Monday temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in and around the capital ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as it looks to prevent a repeat of severe air pollution that forced school closures last year.

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BRIEF-Phillips 66 announces new $3 billion share repurchase program and quarterly dividend

* Phillips 66 - ‍new $3 billion share repurchase program increases total authorization for share repurchases to $12 billion since Q3 of 2012​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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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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India court bans firecracker sales in Delhi ahead of peak pollution season

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's top court on Monday temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in and around the capital ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as it looks to prevent a repeat of severe air pollution that forced school closures last year.

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Yankees 1, Indians 0: Greg Bird Preserves Yankees’ Season, Toppling the Indians With a Lone Blast

Bird, who missed much of this season with injuries, delivered a solo homer off the stingy reliever Andrew Miller for the only run of the game.

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The price tag for Pence's flight to Indianapolis

How much did Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Indianapolis to watch -- and then abruptly leave -- a football game Sunday between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers cost?

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

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

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UPDATE 1-India's Reliance sells U.S. shale asset for $126 mln

MUMBAI, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Indian oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd has agreed to sell a shale oil and gas block in the United States for $126 million, a third of the price it paid seven years ago, amid a downturn in global oil prices.

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Indians 4, Yankees 0 | Cleveland leads series, 1-0: Jay Bruce, Who Escaped the Yankees in the Summer, Haunts Them in the Fall

The Yankees lost out to the Cleveland Indians in trying to acquire Bruce earlier this year, and he produced three runs in Game 1 of a division series.

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'Mudbound' filmmaker on movie's exploration of racial divide

LONDON (Reuters) - The saga of two families pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy in the Mississippi Delta after World War Two explores a racial divide that is relevant even today, the filmmaker of new movie "Mudbound" said.

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BRIEF-NW Natural increases quarterly dividend to 47.25 cents per share

* Northwest Natural Gas Co - ‍declared an increase to quarterly dividend to 47.25 cents per share on company's common stock.​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-India's southern state in initial discussions with Apple for setting up operations

Oct 5 (Reuters) - India's Andhra Pradesh State Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Says Discussions With Apple Inc for setting up operations in the southern Indian state are in the initial stage.

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Indian government considering exemptions sought by Apple: official

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government is considering exemptions sought by Apple Inc for setting up a unit to assemble iPhones, Ramesh Abhishek, the top bureaucrat in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, said on Thursday.

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Indian govt considering exemptions sought by Apple, says official

NEW DELHI, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The Indian government is considering exemptions sought by Apple Inc for setting up a unit to assemble iPhones, Ramesh Abhishek, the top bureaucrat in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, said on Thursday.

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India struggles to rein in border flows of cattle and Rohingya

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Stopping Rohingya refugees from crossing India's porous eastern border with Bangladesh is straining the resources of guards battling to halt a flow of smuggled cattle in the opposite direction, security officials say.

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From India to Indonesia, Asia's best glamping

The glamping trend has swept through Asia, with new luxury tented camps setting up in the region's most pristine locations.

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India's economy is in a downward spiral

India's economy, once hailed as a global bright spot, is down in the dumps.

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India's RCom says applies to withdraw towers spin-off plan

MUMBAI, Oct 4 (Reuters) - India's Reliance Communications said on Wednesday it had applied to a tribunal to withdraw a plan to spin-off its towers business, as a first step towards renegotiating the deal after ending plans to merge its wireless business with a rival.

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Indians face great expectations, Cubs seek repeat

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians are done marveling at their record-setting season, focused instead on avenging their dramatic extra innings Game Seven loss in last year's World Series and snapping Major League Baseball's longest title drought.

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U.S. pressing India to avoid capping medical device prices, allow withdrawals

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States is pressing India not to extend price caps on medical devices and wants New Delhi to allow firms to withdraw products from the market if they do not wish to sell at government determined rates, a U.S. trade official told Reuters.

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Chinese smartphones maker Oppo cleared to open own stores in India

MUMBAI, Oct 4 (Reuters) - India has approved smartphones maker Oppo's request to open single-brand retail stores in the country, paving the way for the Chinese firm to sell directly to consumers and add to its existing wholesale business.

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Divided Uber board reaches peace with SoftBank, governance deal

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] fractured board declared peace on Tuesday, attempting to put months of strife behind it by unanimously passing a series of measures to shore up corporate governance, bring in major investor SoftBank and diminish the power of former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick.

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UPDATE 2-Divided Uber board reaches peace with SoftBank, governance deal

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's fractured board declared peace on Tuesday, attempting to put months of strife behind it by unanimously passing a series of measures to shore up corporate governance, bring in major investor SoftBank and diminish the power of former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick.

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Divided U.S. solar sector spars over trade relief at hearing

(Reuters) - U.S. solar manufacturers on Tuesday asked federal trade officials to impose tariffs on cheap foreign-made panels, clashing with companies who rely on those products to build low-priced projects that can compete with gas and coal.

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BRIEF-Blackberry expands channel ecosystem with 6 new partners in India

* Blackberry expands its channel ecosystem with six new partners in India

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Indian ride-hailing firm Ola in talks to raise $2 billion: sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola is in talks with investors to raise around $2 billion, two sources said on Tuesday, in a potential boost to its battle with U.S. rival Uber [UBER.UL].

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Indian ride-hailing firm Ola in talks to raise $2 bln -sources

NEW DELHI, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola is in talks with investors to raise around $2 billion, two sources said on Tuesday, in a potential boost to its battle with U.S. rival Uber.

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Up Next: The Indian Prince Who Supports Gay Rights and the Arts

Kanwar Amarjit Singh is a human-rights activist and art gallery owner in Central London.

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Supreme Court justices divided in major voting rights case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court justices expressed distaste on Tuesday toward the long-standing U.S. political practice of drawing electoral maps simply to entrench one party in power but appeared deeply divided over whether to do anything about it.

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Divided U.S. solar sector debates tariffs at hearing

(Reuters) - U.S. solar manufacturers seeking tariffs and other trade remedies on cheap foreign-made panels made their case to a government commission on Tuesday, saying competition from China and elsewhere has left the domestic industry on the verge of collapse.

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UPDATE 1-Divided U.S. solar sector debates tariffs at hearing

Oct 3 (Reuters) - U.S. solar manufacturers seeking tariffs and other trade remedies on cheap foreign-made panels made their case to a government commission on Tuesday, saying competition from China and elsewhere has left the domestic industry on the verge of collapse.

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Dhanushkodi Journal: In India, a Ghost Town and a Mythological Bridge

Dhanushkodi was destroyed in a cyclone, but pilgrims still visit to see the supposed remains of an ancient structure built by Lord Rama to rescue his wife.

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U.S. Supreme Court justices divided in major voting rights case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared divided over whether to issue a ruling that would curb the ability of politicians to draw electoral districts purely on partisan lines in a major voting rights case out of Wisconsin.

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Indian tycoon Mallya appears in UK court on new money-laundering accusations

LONDON (Reuters) - Indian businessman Vijay Mallya, who India wants to extradite from Britain on fraud charges, faces further accusations of money-laundering with some funds allegedly going to his Force India Formula One motor racing team, a London court heard on Tuesday.

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New 'walls' now divide Germany, president says

MAINZ, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's Sept. 24 national election has shown the country is divided by new, less visible "walls", President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday, the anniversary of German reunification.

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BRIEF-Bioptix announces special cash dividend

* Board of directors has authorized a special dividend of approximately $1.00 per common share in cash

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UPDATE 1-India's Reliance makes first purchase of U.S. crude - sources

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE, Oct 3 (Reuters) - India's Reliance Industries Ltd has purchased crude oil cargoes from the United States for the first time, drawn by the lower price for U.S. oil versus global benchmarks, three trade sources said on Tuesday.

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Nonfiction: When the Empress of India Met Her Muslim Teacher

Shrabani Basu’s “Victoria & Abdul,” now also a film starring Judi Dench, portrays the bond between the British queen and her Indian teacher.

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Last Year, the Cubs Finally Celebrated. Is It the Indians’ Turn?

Cleveland came up just short last season, losing in the 10th inning of Game 7 of the World Series. They enter this postseason as the hottest team in baseball.

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BRIEF-Monmouth real estate announces dividend increase

* Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp - ‍board of directors approved a 6.25 pct increase in company's quarterly common stock dividend​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Key employment dispute leaves Supreme Court divided

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday defended the right of workers to bring class-action claims against companies but their conservative counterparts who are in the majority sounded skeptical in the biggest business case of the court's new term.

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UPDATE 3-Key employment dispute leaves U.S. Supreme Court divided

* Case involves the legal rights of 25 million workers (Adds quotes from Justices Bryer, Ginsburg and Kennedy, details from argument)

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Supreme Court divided over key employment dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday defended the right of workers to bring class-action lawsuits against companies but their conservative counterparts who are in the majority sounded skeptical in the biggest business case of the court's new term.

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Supreme Court divided over curbing workers' class-action suits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday defended the right of workers to bring class-action lawsuits against companies but their conservative counterparts who are in the majority sounded skeptical in the biggest business case of the court's new term.

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India's Ola said to raise $2 billion from SoftBank, Tencent: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - India's ride-hailing company Ola on Monday secured $2 billion in new funding from a group of investors, including SoftBank Group Corp and Tencent Holdings Ltd , Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

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U.S. Supreme Court divided over key employment dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday defended the right of workers to bring class-action lawsuits against companies but their conservative counterparts who are in the majority sounded skeptical in the biggest business case of the court's new term.

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U.S. top court divided over curbing workers' class-action suits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday defended the right of workers to bring class-action lawsuits against companies but their conservative counterparts who are in the majority sounded skeptical in the biggest business case of the court's new term.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Divert, Divide, Destroy

Trump shields his ignoble attacks by talking about veterans and first responders.

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Smartphones made in India? Manufacturing ambition hits hurdles

NEW DELHI, Oct 2 (Reuters) - India's ambitions to become a smartphone-making powerhouse are foundering over a lack of skilled labour and part suppliers along with a complex tax regime, industry executives say.

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Same-Sex Couples Wed in Germany as Marriage Law Takes Effect

One of the first couples to exchange vows in Germany on Sunday has been together since 1979.

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Modernist Magic in Indiana

An Indianapolis family with a historical connection to modern architecture found inspiration for their new home in a piece of land, a nearby town and an Eero Saarinen creation.

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Opinion: Want to Know What Divides This Country? Come to Alabama

It’s a state proud of how far it’s come, and yet it picked Roy Moore as a Senate nominee.

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Of course, a divided America can't agree on the definition of patriotism

We think we know patriotism when we see it.

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BRIEF-FNB Bancorp sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share

* Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Reliance's buyback option on latest iPhones may boost Apple's India presence

* Deal to give Apple access to Reliance, Jio retail stores in 900 cities

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BRIEF-Emera Inc approves increase in common dividend

* Emera approves increase in common dividend and declares quarterly dividends

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BRIEF-The First of Long Island increases qtrly dividend to $.15/share

* Co announces increase in quarterly cash dividend to $.15 per share

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UPDATE 1-Bombardier signs deal with India's SpiceJet for 50 Q400 prop planes

Sept 29 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc has finalized a deal to sell up to 50 Q400 planes to India's SpiceJet valued at $1.7 billion by list prices, its largest single order to date for the turboprop plane, the Canadian company said on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Reliance's buyback option on latest iPhones may boost Apple's India presence

* Deal to give Apple access to 900 Reliance, Jio retail stores

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UPDATE 1-Honeywell ups dividend, seeks to avoid aerospace spinoff

Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc announced plans to increase its annual divided by 12 percent on Friday as it resists pressure from investors to part with its aerospace unit.

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Honeywell ups dividend, CNBC says aerospace spinoff on ice

Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc will increase its annual divided by 12 percent as of the fourth quarter of this year, the company said on Friday, as it resists pressure from investors to part with its aerospace unit.

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BRIEF-Johnson Outdoors announces increase in cash dividend

* Johnson Outdoors - announced approval by its board of directors of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.010 per Class A share and $0.0909 per Class B share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Indian railway rush hour stampede kills at least 15: official

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A rush hour stampede at a railway station in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 20, a hospital official said.

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Indian PM faces growing criticism over economy

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who came to power in 2014 with promises to boost the country's economy, is facing mounting criticism from within his own party amid concerns about slowing growth.

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BRIEF-Lockheed Martin declares Q4 2017 dividend of $2.00 per share

* ‍Board of Directors has authorized a Q4 2017 dividend of $2.00 per share, representing a 10 percent increase​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-India's Cigna TTK Health Insurance says gets regulator nod for raising Cigna Corp stake in JV

Sept 28 (Reuters) - * India's Cigna TTK Health Insurance Says Gets Insurance Regulator Nod For Increasing Cigna Corp's stake in JV to 49 percent from 26 percent Source text for Eikon: [Cigna TTK Health Insurance received approval on September 26, 2017 from the IRDAI for increase of Cigna’s stake from 26% to 49% in the joint venture. Cigna TTK Health Insurance is a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI), and Indian conglomerate TTK Group] Furthe

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UPDATE 1-India says work on GE's locomotive factory on track

NEW DELHI, Sept 28 (Reuters) - U.S. firm General Electric's plan to build a diesel locomotive factory in eastern India is on track, the railways minister said on Thursday, seeking to allay concerns that the state-controlled network was making changes to the contract.

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India says work on GE's locomotive factory on track

NEW DELHI, Sept 28 (Reuters) - U.S. firm General Electric's plan to build a diesel locomotive factory in eastern India is on track, the railways minister said on Thursday, seeking to allay concerns that the state-controlled network was making changes to the contract.

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Facebook wants to help people in India find blood

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RPT-Policy flip-flops risk harming 'Make in India' drive - company execs

* Change in locos deal may risk future foreign investment - GE

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How to Move as a Couple Without Driving Each Other Crazy

Moving with a partner — either for the first or the 10th time — has unique challenges. Here’s how to do it right, without risking your relationship.

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Couple reveals intimacy issues ...

They're happily married and proud parents - but like many other couples, Ricky and Jennifer struggle with intimacy issues. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sunday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT starting October 1.

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Russian court upholds dividend ban in Sistema row with Rosneft - RIA

MOSCOW, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The Moscow Arbitration court on Wednesday rejected a claim from Russian conglomerate Sistema that the ban on receiving dividends on the shares arrested as part of its dispute with oil firm Rosneft was illegal, RIA news agency reported.

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BRIEF-Azure Roof Power wins 20 MWs of solar rooftop projects for Indian Railways

* Azure Roof Power to expand electrification of Indian Railways

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BRIEF-Dabur India says partnered with Amazon to expand in U.S.

* Says partnered with Amazon to expand in the U.S. Source text: http://bit.ly/2wVw4d3 Further company coverage:

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Nikkei falls to more than 1-week lows on ex-dividend impact

TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks fell to more than one-week lows on Wednesday morning as ex-dividend share price adjustments dented high yielders such as automakers, offsetting gains in tech firms which tracked strength in their U.S. counterparts.

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BRIEF-OGE Energy increases quarterly dividend by 10 percent

* OGE Energy Corp. increases annual dividend to $1.33 per share

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GE warns railway contract rejig to undermine 'Make in India' drive

Sept 26 (Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Tuesday that the Indian government's 'Make in India' initiative would be undermined if the country's railway ministry went ahead with changes to a joint venture with the conglomerate.

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BRIEF-American Express board authorizes 9 percent dividend increase

* American Express board authorizes 9 percent dividend increase

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Belgian ‘Indiana Jones’ Tries to Solve Mystery of a WWI Submarine

A Flemish marine archaeologist has discovered a German U-boat from the war that he believes holds the remains of 23 people.

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UPDATE 1-Mattis seeks Indian role in Afghanistan, vows to fight militant shelters

* Two countries to work together to fight terrorism, Mattis says

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Mattis seeks deeper ties with India amid China assertiveness

NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held talks with Indian leaders on Tuesday to deepen military ties including the potential sales of U.S. jet fighters and surveillance drones that experts say are aimed at helping it rein in China's influence in the region.

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Pat Tillman's widow: Don't 'politicize' husband's service in way 'that divides us'

President Trump's tweets have consequences. Look no further than Marie Tillman, the widow of Pat Tillman, who was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan in 2004.

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Class Divide: How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege?

Liberals fault the economy for the drop in marriage among the less educated, while conservatives blame changing values. Both may be on to something.

Bihar (India) nytimes.com

Keeping Indian Folk Painting Alive

An award-winning Madhubani painter explains the historic art form and how she plans to help keep it alive.

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Oaktree's CEO sees room to invest in India, China 'more aggressively'

HONG KONG, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Oaktree Capital Group LLC sees opportunities to invest "more aggressively" in Chinese and Indian distressed debt as the legal and regulatory systems of the countries develop, Chief Executive Jay Wintrob said on Monday.

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Morning News Call - India, September 25

To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_09252017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH 9:15 am: Capacit’e Infraprojects lists on stock exchanges in Mumbai. 10:00 am: Prataap Snacks IPO subscription continues in Mumbai. 11:00 am: Mahanagar Gas annual general meeting in Mumbai.

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News Analysis: A Divider Not a Uniter, Trump Widens the Breach

While past presidents at least talked about bringing the country together, this president has made a point of attacking everyone from sports stars to the pope.

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Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.

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Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 mln stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

MUMBAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.

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With 'son of a b**** comments, Trump tried to divide NFL and its players

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India, at U.N., calls Pakistan 'pre-eminent export factory for terror'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - India responded with irritation on Saturday to Pakistani allegations of brutality in Kashmir, saying that while India had made substantial progress since independence, all Pakistan had achieved was a reputation as the "pre-eminent export factory for terror."

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Spelunker in Indiana rescued after 60 hours locked in cave

(Reuters) - A 19-year-old Indiana University student was grateful to be alive after he was left behind by a college spelunking club and spent nearly three days locked in a cave without food or drinking water.

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Indiana student trapped in cave 60 hours: college newspaper

(Reuters) - A 19-year-old Indiana University student said on Facebook this week that he was "safe and sound" after being left behind by a college spelunking club and spending nearly three days locked in a cave without food or water.

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Let Right-Wing Speakers Come to Berkeley? Faculty Is Divided

Students looking to the faculty and administration for guidance on how to interpret the free speech issue are seeing deep divisions among their leaders.

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India's drug prices regulator calls for better oversight of private hospitals

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's drug pricing authority called for better regulation of the country's massive private healthcare industry on Friday to ensure government efforts to cut prices benefit patients.

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RPT-YOUR MONEY-Three tips for smart dividend ETF plays

NEW YORK, Sept 21(Reuters) - Pop quiz: What percentage of long-term stock market returns are thanks to the humble dividend? Five? 10? 20?

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BRIEF-Washington Trust Bancorp increases quarterly dividend

* Says dividend represents a one-cent per share increase over most recent quarterly dividend rate​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Three tips for smart dividend ETF plays

NEW YORK(Reuters) - Pop quiz: What percentage of long-term stock market returns are thanks to the humble dividend? Five? 10? 20?

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French union boss: we won't beat Macron reforms if we are divided

PARIS (Reuters) - Public anger at French President Emmanuel Macron's economic and social reforms is growing, but the "corporate bosses" will triumph if trade unions fail to pull together, the hard-left CGT union warned on Thursday ahead of nationwide street protests.

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BRIEF-Target Corp declares regular quarterly dividend

* Sets quarterly dividend of $0.62 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Monsanto’s New Weed Killer, Dicamba, Divides Farmers

Twenty-five million acres have been planted with genetically modified seeds to encourage the spraying of the chemical. Farmers worry about damage to crops.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

‘Chuck and Nancy,’ Washington’s New Power Couple, Set Sights on Health Care

Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer hold no formal reins of power, but the Democratic leaders have emerged as a surprising force.

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Indian billionaire Agarwal to buy bigger stake in Anglo American

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Volcan Investments, the family trust of diversified miner Vedanta on Thursday said it was increasing its stake in Anglo American.

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Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope for shelter in Modi's India

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Caught in the crossfire between Myanmar's military and Rohingya insurgents, hundreds of Hindus who have fled to Bangladesh are placing their hopes on the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in neighboring India.

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BRIEF-Waaree Energies to partner with Enphase Energy to produce AC solar module for Indian market

* Has partnered with Waaree Energies Limited, India's largest tier 1 solar panel manufacturer

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Senate Republican tax chief wants dividend deduction in tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday that allowing U.S. corporations to deduct dividend payments to shareholders from federal income tax could overcome problems facing Republican efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

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BRIEF-U.S. Bancorp announces 7.1 pct increase in qtrly common stock dividends

* U.S. Bancorp announces a 7.1 percent increase in quarterly common stock dividends

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UPDATE 1-Investors snap up Indian insurer ICICI Lombard's IPO

* Insurer IPOs to drive fund raising in 2017 (Updates with IPO closing, analyst comment)

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U.S. Senate Republican tax chief wants dividend deduction in tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday that allowing U.S. corporations to deduct dividend payments to shareholders from federal income tax could overcome problems facing Republican efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

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U.S. defense firms want control over tech in Make-in-India plan

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. defense firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defense minister.

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Exclusive: U.S. defense firms want control over tech in Make-in-India plan

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. defense firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defense minister.

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Two Indian renewable power producers plan to sell $750 mln in domestic bonds -sources

* Greenko to sell 30 bln rupees in rupee-denominated bonds -bankers

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India's ICICI Lombard IPO gets fully subscribed, bidding ends later on Tues

MUMBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Indian insurer ICICI Lombard's initial public offering of shares to raise as much as 57 billion rupees ($888.40 million) was fully subscribed early on the last day of the sale on Tuesday, stock exchange data showed.

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BRIEF-Bombardier Transportation appoints Sudhir Rao as MD of India‍​ ops

* Sudhir Rao to assume role of managing director at Bombardier Transportation in India‍​

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US troops were 'a couple of miles' away when Russia bombed location in Syria

US troops were present when Russian warplanes bombed US backed anti-ISIS fighters in Syria on Saturday, two US officials told CNN, highlighting how close the two countries came to a major international incident.

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Google launches digital payments service in India

NEW DELHI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday launched a localised payments app for India as it tries to gain a foothold in the country's rapidly-growing digital payments space.

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Ford exploring strategic alliance with Indian automaker Mahindra

MUMBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd and Ford Motor Co said on Monday the two companies are exploring forming a strategic alliance.

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Growing unease as India curbs the net to keep the peace

MUMBAI (Reuters) - First he tried messaging friends, but WhatsApp was down. Then, the credit card readers at his clothing store weren't working. Ride-sharing apps were offline too.

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UPDATE 2-China's Fosun Pharma to buy smaller stake in India's Gland Pharma for $1.1 bln

* Deal no longer needs Indian govt nod, seen closing in 2 weeks

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Motor racing-Perez stays with Ocon at Force India in 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Mexican driver Sergio Perez will stay at Force India next season in an unchanged line-up with Frenchman Esteban Ocon, the Formula One team said ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

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India Prime Minister Modi inaugurates controversial dam project

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India's biggest dam on Sunday, ignoring warnings from environment groups that hundreds of thousands of people will lose their livelihoods.

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Perez stays with Ocon at Force India in 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez will stay at Force India next season in an unchanged line-up with Frenchman Esteban Ocon, the team said in a statement on Sunday.

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Cake Is His ‘Art.’ So Can He Deny One to a Gay Couple?

A Colorado case that pits a gay couple against a baker who refused to serve them will mostly center on the protections of free speech.

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BRIEF-Farmers & Merchants Bancorp raises Q3 dividend 4 pct to $0.26/share

* Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. raises third-quarter cash dividend payment by 4.0 percent to $0.26 per share

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U.S. push for self-driving law exposes regulatory divide

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Congress moves quickly to pass the first federal law governing self-driving cars, some state and city officials are pushing back over fears that the measure will limit their ability to regulate vehicle safety at the local level.

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LPC: McAfee's US$4.75bn pre-IPO loan to finance dividend

NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) - US software security firm McAfee LLC is raising US$4.75bn of new leveraged loans to finance a dividend payment of around US$2bn and refinance existing debt as the company prepares for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as soon as next year, sources familiar with the deal said on Thursday.

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Trump and Guterres -- a diplomatic odd couple

When Donald Trump takes the podium at the United Nations on September 19, one bet seems safe. Like umpteen US presidents before him, he will insist that the UN reform itself. But will he fare any better than his predecessors, who saw their best laid plans sink into the bureaucratic quicksand and diplomatic muck of UN headquarters?

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Indians 3, Royals 2, 10 innings: One Strike From a Streak’s End, Cleveland Indians Rally to Win 22nd Straight

The Indians surpassed the 1935 Chicago Cubs for the longest winning streak in the last 101 seasons and are now four short of the major league record, held by the 1916 New York Giants.

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Indians' winning streak at 22 games after victory over Royals

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians have the longest winning streak in Major League Baseball (MLB) in more than a century after their 3-2 extra innings victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Argan says ‍board intends to declare regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock starting in Q1 of fiscal year ending Jan 31, 2019​

* Argan - ‍Board intends to declare regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock starting in Q1 of fiscal year ending January 31, 2019​ Source text: [http://bit.ly/2vWvoo5] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Nucor Corp says ‍declared regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.3775 per share

* Says ‍declared regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.3775 per share on Nucor's common stock​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Motor racing: Force India's Perez nears decision time on future

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sergio Perez expects to have his Formula One future decided before next month’s Malaysian Grand Prix and said on Thursday that he is currently weighing up two options.

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UPDATE 1-Google to launch mobile payment service in India - report

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google plans to introduce a localised digital payment service in India as early as next week, technology website TechCrunch reported, citing a report from news site The Ken.

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BRIEF-Bombardier Transportation keen to support Indian govt in endeavour to create high-speed network

* Bombardier Transportation says co "would be keen to support Indian government" in endeavour to create high-speed network with zefiro high speed trains Source text - We are really pleased with the efforts of the Indian government to launch the high-speed network in India. It is a path breaking initiative and will bolster the economy, create new jobs, improve connectivity enhance infrastructure and manufacturing in India. Indian government is planning 9 routes for high speed trains and BOMBARDIE

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Google to launch mobile payment service in India: report

(Reuters) - Google plans to introduce a localized digital payment service in India as early as next week, technology website TechCrunch reported, citing a report from news site The Ken.

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Google to launch mobile payment service in India - report

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Google plans to introduce a localised digital payment service in India as early as next week, technology website TechCrunch reported, citing a report from news site The Ken.

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Baseball-Cleveland rocks! Indians set AL win streak record

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians earned an American League record 21st consecutive win on Wednesday with a 5-3 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers.

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Indians earns AL record 21st consecutive victory

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians earned an American League record 21st consecutive win on Wednesday with a 5-3 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers.

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BRIEF-China Lodging Group signs MOU with India's Oyo

* China Lodging Group, Limited and Oyo announce strategic alliance