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The little red pill being pushed on the elderly

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The maker of a little red pill intended to treat a rare condition is raking in hundreds of millions of dollars a year as it aggressively targets frail and elderly nursing home residents for whom the drug may be unnecessary or even unsafe, a CNN investigation has found. [Source]

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News Analysis: Champion of the ‘Little Guy’? Trump’s Actions Tell Another Story

Instead of tearing down the establishment, President Trump’s critics say, he has helped prop it up through the tax bill, the “net neutrality” reversal and other steps.

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Girl gets diagnosis after living with mystery condition for 9 years

When Avery Reilly was born, her parents thought she was an "absolutely perfect baby," her mother Helena said. She loved to be swaddled and was a great sleeper.

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Hundreds ill during Royal Caribbean cruise

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship returned to Florida on Saturday after hundreds of passengers contracted a gastrointestinal illness.

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Exclusive: Safran, Zodiac deal expected to win unconditional EU approval - source

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French aero engine maker Safran is set to secure an EU green light for its $7.7 billion bid for aircraft seat maker Zodiac Aerospace to create the world's third-largest aerospace supplier, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Kevin Hart spills about cheating on his wife

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Regulator slaps conditions on D.Telekom all-you-can-watch video product

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's regulator ordered Deutsche Telekom on Friday to offer an all-you-can-watch video product on the same terms throughout the European Union, in a decision the company slammed as "incomprehensible", saying it would appeal.

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Four dead, hundreds wounded as protests over Jerusalem hit second week

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded Friday in the West Bank and Gaza during clashes between Israeli troops and protesters opposed to US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Germany's Merck in fresh bid to enter U.S. MS pill market

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGaA is reviving plans to bring an oral multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment to the U.S. market, hoping for blockbuster sales despite regulatory concerns about side effects having frustrated its ambitions almost seven years ago.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares little changed after central bank meetings

* U.S. stocks down (Updates to Europe close, adds commentary)

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Germany's Merck to make new bid to enter U.S. MS pill market

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGaA is reviving plans to bring an oral multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment to the U.S. market, hoping for blockbuster sales despite regulators' concerns about side effects having frustrated its ambitions almost seven years ago.

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UPDATE 1-Germany's Merck to make new bid to enter U.S. MS pill market

* Unit head Garijo says targeting most severely affected patients

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Exclusive: Luxottica, Essilor tie-up on track for unconditional EU okay - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italian eyewear maker Luxottica and French lens manufacturer Essilor are set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for their 48 billion-euro ($57 billion) merger, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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World shares little changed amid slate of central bank meetings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets were little changed on Thursday after policy meetings from major central banks in Europe, while some U.S. shares were buoyed by news that the Republicans' tax legislation could face final votes in Congress before year-end.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares little changed amid slate of central bank meetings

* Dollar index up (Updates to U.S. trading open; changes byline, dateline, previously LONDON)

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Donald Trump won 81% of the vote in this small town. Life has changed little, but people remain in his corner

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Exclusive: EU regulators to clear Luxottica, Essilor deal without conditions - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and French glasses group Essilor are set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for their 48-billion-euro ($56.8 billion), two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Critic’s Notebook: With a Little Help From Their Friends (and Agents and Librarians and Fact-Checkers ...)

Within the rote exercise of authors’ acknowledgments, truths about family, struggle, pride and terror manage to seep out.

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Facebook Sees Little Evidence of Russian Meddling in ‘Brexit’ Vote

The social media giant’s statement came in response to questions from the British Parliament, but a member of Parliament called Facebook’s answer insufficient.

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Renewed winds, dry conditions hamper fight to tame California wildfire

CARPINTERIA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters trying to tame a blaze that has destroyed hundreds of homes in Southern California were facing bone-dry conditions and the return of powerful wind gusts on Wednesday.

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'Big Little Lies' stars snag SAG Award nominations

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BRIEF-Caterpillar's North America Machines Retail Sales For 3-Month Rolling Period Up 12 Pct

* CATERPILLAR - LATIN AMERICA MACHINES RETAIL SALES FOR 3-MONTH ROLLING PERIOD ENDED NOV. UP 48 PERCENT

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Winds, dry conditions to hamper efforts to tame California wildfire

CARPINTERIA, Calif. (Reuters) - Powerful gusts of wind and bone dry conditions will remain overriding concerns for Californian firefighters on Wednesday as they seek to tame a huge blaze that has destroyed hundreds of homes.

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Tillerson overture to North Korea: U.S. ready to talk without pre-conditions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from a key U.S. demand that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be about giving up its nuclear arsenal.

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Tillerson, in new overture to North Korea, says ready to talk without pre-conditions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from U.S. demands that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be about giving up its nuclear arsenal.

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Tillerson: US ready to talk with North Korea without preconditions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US is ready to talk with North Korea without preconditions.

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U.S.'s Tillerson, in new overture to North Korea, says ready to talk without pre-conditions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, appearing to back away from U.S. demands that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be based on North Korean nuclear disarmament.

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Many young U.S. men at high risk for HIV do not take anti-HIV pill

(Reuters Health) - Less than 4 percent of young adult men-who-have-sex-with-men in the U.S. – a population at significant risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – reported ever using the pill that protects them from the virus, in a recently published study.

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Hundreds of thousands in Israel mourn 104-year-old ultra-Orthodox rabbi

BNEI BRAK, Israel (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews crammed into the streets of a Tel Aviv suburb on Tuesday to mourn a 104-year-old rabbi who had significantly influenced a succession of Israeli coalition governments.

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Japan's Constitutional Democrats: a little party with big ambition

TOKYO (Reuters) - The leader of the small Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, which out-performed expectations in an October vote, now hopes that by offering clear policy alternatives he can oust Prime Minister Shinto Abe's coalition in the next election.

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Marcato sets condition for Deckers interviewing its nominees

(Reuters) - Marcato said on Monday it was open to a proposal by Deckers Outdoor Corp's board to interview the activist investor's nominees only if the footwear maker was willing to reach a settlement...

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UPDATE 1-Marcato sets condition for Deckers interviewing its nominees

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Marcato said on Monday it was open to a proposal by Deckers Outdoor Corp's board to interview the activist investor's nominees only if the footwear maker was willing to reach a settlement agreement ahead of a shareholder meeting this week.

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News Analysis: Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too

A small increased risk of breast cancer among women using hormonal contraceptives may be offset by the pill’s protective effects.

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The New Health Care: People Don’t Take Their Pills. Only One Thing Seems to Help.

High-tech approaches and “reminder” packaging don’t work well. Reducing prices does.

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CANADA STOCKS-Futures little changed as oil prices edge lower

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Futures for Canada's main stock index were little changed on Monday amid a fall in oil prices on signs of an increase in U.S. drilling activity.

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Alpine skiing: Hirscher defies difficult conditions to win slalom

VAL D'ISERE (Reuters) - Six-times overall World Cup winner Marcel Hirscher defied difficult conditions to win the slalom at Val d'Isere on Sunday.

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Delta Air Lines cancels hundreds of flights due to winter storm

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines has canceled more than 600 flights due to inclement weather at its Atlanta hub, the carrier said on Friday, as a winter storm travels towards the northeast, threatening more cancellations and delays.

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More 'Big Little Lies' on its way to television

LOS ANGELES, Dec 8 (Reuters) - "Big Little Lies," the Emmy-winning drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, is returning for a second season, HBO announced on Friday, with most of the cast expected to return.

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'Big Little Lies' Season 2 is happening

No lie: "Big Little Lies" is officially coming back for another season.

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Trump's meeting with congressional leaders makes little headway

The House and Senate passed legislation Thursday to fund the government through December 22, removing the threat of a disruption to federal agencies for two weeks while Republican and Democratic leaders work to resolve a tough set of policy differences that would allow them to pass a long-term spending bill.

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Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Women using birth control pills and I.U.D.s that release hormones face a higher risk than those using methods without hormones, scientists in Denmark reported.

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Fewer Pain Pills May Be Best Bet After Surgery

Surgical patients can get as good or better pain relief with a fraction of the amount of opioids typically prescribed.

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Ancient human ancestor 'Little Foot' makes public debut

South Africa's Cradle of Humankind, an expanse of farmland and rolling hills outside Johannesburg, has already unlocked some of the great mysteries of evolution. The unveiling of a near-complete fossil hominid skeleton dating back 3.67 million years will only solidify the importance of the region.

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BRIEF-Cleantech Solutions International Enters Into Conditional Share Swap Agreement With Ever-Long Holdings Ltd To Enter Investment Management Business

* CLEANTECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL ENTERS INTO CONDITIONAL SHARE SWAP AGREEMENT WITH EVER-LONG HOLDINGS LIMITED TO ENTER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT BUSINESS

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UPDATE 2-Enbridge restarts Great Lakes Line 5 pipeline after weather conditions improve

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc said it restarted its Line 5 oil pipeline across the Straits of Mackinac in North America's Great Lakes on Tuesday after it was shut due to bad weather.

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Hundreds of homes destroyed by out-of-control California wildfire

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A fast-moving wildfire whipped by hot, dry Santa Ana winds destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings in and around Ventura, California, on Tuesday as thousands of residents were forced to flee ahead of the flames.

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1 dead and hundreds evacuate in Calif. fire

Pushed by powerful Santa Ana winds, a Southern California fire spread quickly Monday night, forcing hundreds of evacuations in the dark.

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Growing wildfire threatens hundreds of homes north of Los Angeles

(Reuters) - A rapidly growing wildfire, stoked by strong wind gusts, in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Monday and forced nearby residents and students at a small college to evacuate, fire and school officials said.

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Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill

One physician had his prescription pad taken away after he repeatedly failed tests assessing his competency.

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BMW says exhaust systems do not shut off in road conditions

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW on Monday rejected a media report that said the software in certain diesel models shut off a gas filtering system in certain road conditions, leading to excessive nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.

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Poor regulation, dodgy pills spur plan for African drugs agency

LONDON (Reuters) - Last July, Ugandan officials seized fake versions of the cancer drug Avastin on sale in Kampala, revealing only the tip of an iceberg of bogus medicines found all too often in Africa.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. judge orders oil-spill response plan for Dakota Access Pipeline

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - A federal judge ordered Energy Transfer Partners LP to coordinate with local tribes and the Army Corps of Engineers to create an oil-spill response plan for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline by next April, a decision he said will allow oil to keep flowing and prevent spills.

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UPDATE 1-US judge orders oil-spill response plan for Dakota Access Pipeline

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - A federal judge ordered Energy Transfer Partners LP to coordinate with local tribes and the Army Corps of Engineers to create an oil-spill response plan for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline by next April, a decision he said will allow oil to keep flowing and prevent spills.

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U.S. judge orders oil-spill response plan for Dakota Access Pipeline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday ordered Energy Transfer Partners to coordinate with tribes to create an oil-spill response plan for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline by April 1, 2018.

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Amid contempt threat, fight between House committee and DOJ spills out into public

The Justice Department has agreed to allow congressional investigators to interview a key FBI employee believed to have served as the main contact, or "handler" of, former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, who compiled the so-called "dossier" of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia, according to a department spokesperson.

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Doctors rarely discuss end-of-life care for chronic lung conditions

(Reuters Health) - Though most people suffering from chronic respiratory diseases want to discuss their preferences for end-of-life care with medical providers, they seldom do, a new review of past research suggests.

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BRIEF-Standard Motor Products Forms JV With Foshan Guangdong Automotive Air Conditioning Co

* STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS INC - FORMED A JOINT VENTURE WITH FOSHAN GUANGDONG AUTOMOTIVE AIR CONDITIONING CO LTD

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New York Today: New York Today: A Little Quake

Friday: An earthquake gives New York a bit of a shake, weekend events, and the only supermoon of the year.

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Tom Cotton, Said to Be Trump’s C.I.A. Pick, Would Bring Ambition but Little Experience

Mr. Cotton, a senator from Arkansas, would be the youngest person ever to run the C.I.A. should a White House plan to shuffle the cabinet come to fruition.

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BRIEF-Aurora Cannabis to challenge Poison Pill adopted by Cannimed Therapeutics ​

* ‍AURORA INTENDS TO "VIGOROUSLY CHALLENGE POISON PILL" ADOPTED BY CANNIMED THERAPEUTICS ​

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Rex Tillerson Did So Much Damage in So Little Time

The secretary of state, who may be forced out soon, presided over a historic gutting of the Foreign Service. But his replacement might be worse.

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Trilobites: Hundreds of Fossilized Pterosaur Eggs Uncovered in China

The discovery of more than 200 of the eggs laid by the flying reptiles that lived during the dinosaur era could contribute to understanding of their early lives.

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Hundreds of American Air flights still lack pilots in December

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines still has hundreds of flights without pilots assigned to them in December, the company said on Thursday, after a scheduling error gave too many pilots time off.

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Matter: The Scallop Sees With Space-Age Eyes — Hundreds of Them

Each scallop eye is built something like the gigantic telescopes that peer into deep space, researchers reported on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Carl Icahn blasts SandRidge Energy's poison pill move

Nov 30 (Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc's top shareholder and activist investor Carl Icahn blasted the oil and gas company's move to adopt a poison pill plan amid strong opposition to its $746 million bid for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc .

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Trump: China's North Korea diplomacy appears to have 'no impact on Little Rocket Man'

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed a Chinese diplomatic effort to rein in North Korea's weapons program as a failure on Thursday, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Beijing should do more to limit oil supplies to Pyongyang.

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Trump: China's N.Korea diplomacy appears to have 'no impact on Little Rocket Man'

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed a Chinese diplomatic effort to rein in North Korea's weapons program as a failure on Thursday, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Beijing should do more to limit oil supplies to Pyongyang.

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Carl Icahn blasts SandRidge Energy's poison pill move

(Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc's top shareholder and activist investor Carl Icahn blasted the oil and gas company's move to adopt a poison pill plan amid strong opposition to its $746 million bid for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc.

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BRIEF-Carl Icahn Says Prepared To Initiate Litigation Against SandRidge Energy On Poison Pill

* CARL ICAHN DELIVERS LETTER TO SANDRIDGE ENERGY INC - SEC FILING

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Russia's Lavrov: little difference between policies of Trump and Obama - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The actions of U.S. President Donald Trump's team are similar to the policies of his predecessor Barack Obama, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview, state-run RIA news agency reported on Thursday.

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Congress government funding fight seen spilling into 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is likely to miss a Dec. 8 deadline for passing legislation funding a wide range of federal government programs through Sept. 30, 2018, kicking the contentious debate into next year, a senior House aide said on Tuesday.

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Russia is killing what little independent press it has

In April 2012, shortly after Vladimir Putin had been re-elected as President and returned to his throne in the Kremlin following a four-year intermission as prime minister, protest demonstrations broke out in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan. A local political activist, who was running for mayor but lost, went on a hunger strike after what he claimed was a totally rigged election. The crowds rallied in the streets in his support, echoing the Bolotnaya Square protest movement in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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BRIEF-Terraform Power Issues Conditional Call Redemption Notice For Senior Notes Due 2023

* TERRAFORM POWER ISSUES CONDITIONAL CALL REDEMPTION NOTICE FOR ITS $950 MILLION SENIOR NOTES DUE 2023

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SandRidge sets poison pill after Icahn reveals stake

(Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc said on Monday its board approved a plan to limit stake ownership in the company, days after activist investor Carl Icahn revealed a 13.5 percent stake, saying he would vote against the oil producer's bid for rival Bonanza Creek Energy .

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Little prospect of Syria peace progress seen in Geneva talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A breakthrough in U.N.-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva this week seems hardly more likely than in seven failed earlier rounds as President Bashar al-Assad pushes for total military victory and his opponents stick by their demand he leave power.

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Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic Spill

Nguyen Van Hoa was convicted of spreading information about the discharge that killed marine life and sickened people along a 120-mile stretch of coastline.

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Little prospect of Syria peace progress in Geneva talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A breakthrough in U.N.-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva this week seems no more likely than in seven earlier rounds as President Bashar al-Assad pushes for total military victory and his opponents stick by their demand he leave power.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Jordan cement deal helps Saudi shares but region moves little

DUBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock index edged higher on Monday after Al Jouf Cement and Saudi Industrial Export Co announced an export deal with Jordan, but the region as a whole traded in small ranges, lacking fresh stimulus.

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Keystone's existing pipeline spills far more than predicted to regulators

(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp's existing Keystone pipeline has leaked substantially more oil, and more often, in the United States than indicated in risk assessments the company provided to regulators before the project began operating in 2010, according to documents reviewed by Reuters.

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Vietnam court jails blogger for seven years for 'propaganda' over spill

(Reuters) - A court in Vietnam jailed a blogger on Monday for seven years for "conducting propaganda against the state", the latest action against a critic of the one-party state.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Ivanka, Louise and the Little People

What a regal and perverse populism the Trump administration continues to practice.

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TransCanada recovers 44,400 gallons of oil from Keystone pipeline spill site

(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said on Friday it has recovered 44,400 gallons, or 1,057 barrels, of oil from the Keystone pipeline spill site at Amherst, South Dakota.

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Conditions not yet in place for safe Rohingya returns: UNHCR

GENEVA (Reuters) - Conditions in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state "are not in place to enable safe and sustainable returns" of more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees who fled violence to Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday.

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Pre-surgery cognitive screen can flag elderly complications risk

(Reuters Health) - Screening older surgery patients for cognitive impairment can catch undiagnosed problems that raise risk for complications, researchers say.

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Chawrasia grabs Hong Kong lead in windy conditions

HONG Kong (Reuters) - India's SSP Chawrasia mastered windy conditions to grab the first-round lead at the Hong Kong Open with a superb five-under-par 65 in the co-sanctioned event on Thursday.

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Tornado in Indonesia injures 35, damages hundreds of homes

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tornado ripped through a densely populated area in Indonesia's East Java province on Thursday, injuring 35 people and damaging more than 600 homes, the head of the local disaster mitigation official said.

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ITC to probe Caterpillar patent allegations against German firms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation into allegations that German manufacturers Wirtgen GmbH and Joseph Voegele AG infringe on patents held by Caterpillar Inc .

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U.S. pipeline regulator to remain on site of spill until restart

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pipeline regulatory officials will remain at the site of TransCanada Corp's Keystone crude oil pipeline spill in South Dakota until the line has been restarted, the agency said on Wednesday.

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G’night Forever, Little Edie! Grey Gardens Is Empty at Last.

“No extra charge for the cat pee!” said an organizer. But, yes, pricing was a challenge: How to put a monetary value on provenance this rich?

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UPDATE 1-S. Dakota regulators say they could revoke Keystone permit after spill

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - South Dakota regulators said on Tuesday they could revoke TransCanada Corp's permit to operate the Keystone crude oil pipeline in the state if an initial probe into last week's spill finds the company violated its license.

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South Dakota regulators say they could revoke Keystone permit after spill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Dakota regulators said on Tuesday they could revoke TransCanada Corp's permit to operate the Keystone crude oil pipeline in the state if an initial probe into last week's spill finds the company violated its license.

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Review: Netflix’s ‘Godless,’ a Western With a Little Bit of Everything

A new Netflix mini-series stars Jeff Daniels and Michelle Dockery in a story of revenge, religion and a frontier town populated almost entirely by women.

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Iraq relocates hundreds of foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants to Baghdad

ERBIL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities have moved hundreds of foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants from a detention center in northern Iraq to Baghdad, citing security concerns and the difficulties of keeping them in a remote location.

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UPDATE 1-Australia's Downer to sell freight rail arm to Caterpillar unit

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Australia's Downer EDI said on Tuesday it plans to sell its freight rail business to Caterpillar Inc's Progress Rail unit for A$109 million ($82.18 million) as the engineering contractor reduces its dependence on the mining sector.

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Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.

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Dying at home rather than in hospital, elderly Japanese "go to the afterlife quietly"

TOKYO (Reuters) - After he was diagnosed with leukaemia in July, Katsuo Saito decided not to treat it and opted for palliative care. He had a hard time finding a bed at a hospice or hospital, so he...

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Workers Lured to Australia Find Low Pay and Tough Conditions

Many of the country’s more than 900,000 temporary foreign workers make less than minimum wage but feel they can’t complain, a new survey showed.

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Nonfiction: ‘Little House on the Prairie’ and the Truth About the American West

A new biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder “refreshes and revitalizes” our understanding of westward expansion, pioneer life and the literature that mythologized it.

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With little movement, NAFTA talks said to run risk of stalemate

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement appeared to be in danger of grinding toward a stalemate amid complaints of U.S. negotiators' inflexibility, people familiar with the process said on Sunday.

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David Cassidy in critical condition

David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," is in critical condition with organ failure.

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'70s teen star in critical condition with organ failure

David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," is in critical condition with organ failure.

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Exclusive: Qualcomm set to win conditional Japanese antitrust okay for NXP deal - source

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win “imminent” Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europe’s approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said.

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LaVar Ball belittles Trump's role in release of UCLA players

Days after President Donald Trump touted his role in the release of three UCLA basketball students who were arrested in China, LaVar Ball, the father of one of those players, suggested the President had little to do with the matter.

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Above the Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill

Around 210,000 gallons of oil spilled onto the grasslands of South Dakota on Thursday. Get a 360-degree aerial view of the damage it left behind.

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With Big Spill to Clean, Pipeline Owner Seeks Keystone XL Approval

TransCanada, which began to mop up 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota, will ask Nebraska regulators to approve a Keystone XL project on Monday.

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Keystone pipeline spill pushes oil higher, fuels TransCanada opponents

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Neb. (Reuters) - A major oil spill on the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota helped push U.S. crude prices higher on Friday, while fueling opposition to another pipeline project by owner TransCanada Corp that faces a crunch decision in Nebraska next week.

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UPDATE 3-Keystone pipeline spill pushes oil higher, fuels TransCanada opponents

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Neb., Nov 17 (Reuters) - A major oil spill on the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota helped push U.S. crude prices higher on Friday, while fueling opposition to another pipeline project by owner TransCanada Corp that faces a crunch decision in Nebraska next week.

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South Dakota pipeline spill will take months to clean up

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Nebraska (Reuters) - The crude oil spill on the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota will take months to clean up, a state official said on Friday, just days before Nebraska was due to decide on another pipeline project by the owner, TransCanada Corp.

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UPDATE 2-South Dakota pipeline spill will take months to clean up

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Nebraska, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The crude oil spill on the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota will take months to clean up, a state official said on Friday, just days before Nebraska was due to decide on another pipeline project by the owner, TransCanada Corp.

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South Dakota pipeline spill hits TransCanada shares, Canada crude price

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Nebraska (Reuters) - Canadian heavy crude prices and TransCanada Corp shares slid on Friday, the day after the Keystone pipeline spilled 5,000 barrels of oil in South Dakota as officials in Nebraska mulled whether to approve another pipeline proposed by the company.

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UPDATE 1-South Dakota pipeline spill hits TransCanada shares, Canada crude price

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Nebraska Nov 17 (Reuters) - C anadian heavy crude prices and TransCanada Corp shares slid on Friday, the day after the Keystone pipeline spilled 5,000 barrels of oil in South Dakota as officials in Nebraska mulled whether to approve another pipeline proposed by the company.

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BRIEF-Apple says need a little more time before HomePod is ready for customers

* Apple says need a little more time before HomePod is ready for co's customers

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Former head of U.S. Homeland Security Ridge in critical condition

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was rushed to an Austin hospital on Thursday and in critical condition after undergoing a heart procedure, officials said.

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BRIEF-Ultra Petroleum says conditions that raised going concern no longer exist

* Ultra Petroleum says conditions that raised substantial doubt about company's ability to continue as a going concern no longer exist - SEC filing​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2in9rJV) Further company coverage:

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FDA approves pill with digital tracking device you swallow

A psychiatric medication system in the form of a pill with a built-in digital tracking device gained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration on Monday.

Funerals and Memorials nytimes.com

Memorial T-Shirts Create a Little Justice, a Tiny Peace

On the South Side of Chicago and around the U.S., memorial T-shirts are a way to remember, to celebrate — and to indict.

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Bond trading conditions have not improved in fourth quarter -Goldman CFO

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Little volatility and light client activity have kept fixed-income markets lackluster in the fourth quarter, with no improvement from the beginning of the year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Financial Officer Marty Chavez said on Tuesday.

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Fed chief says policy guidance beneficial but must be conditional

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve's guidance about its likely future policy path is beneficial but should always be viewed as conditional on how the economy actually develops, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday.

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Jeff Sessions, Roy Moore, Digital Pill: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology.

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Defecting North Korean soldier in critical condition, U.N. investigating

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South has undergone several surgical procedures and is in a critical condition, South Korea's government and military said on Tuesday, with doctors expecting to save him.

Mental Health and Disorders nytimes.com

First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’

The medicine, an antipsychotic drug, has a sensor that will show doctors whether and when patients are taking it. Other medicines will follow, experts say.

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UPDATE 4-Venezuela offers chocolates but little else to creditors

CARACAS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government gifted chocolates to creditors at debt talks on Monday, but little else in terms of firm proposals to renegotiate $60 billion in bonds, suggesting the struggling OPEC nation lacks a strategy to avert default.

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Hundreds join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of people marched in the heart of Hollywood on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

Cyberwarfare and Defense nytimes.com

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

A serial leak of the agency’s cyberweapons has damaged morale, slowed intelligence operations and resulted in hacking attacks on businesses and civilians worldwide.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump and Ryan Versus the Little People

Call it the Leona Helmsley Tax Act of 2017.

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FINRA bars broker for defrauding elderly client

(Reuters) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said on Thursday that a hearing panel barred broker Hank Mark Werner of Northport, New York, for defrauding an elderly blind woman.

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Sunni Iraq VP supports PM Abadi for second term with conditions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq's top Sunni Muslim politician said on Wednesday he would back Shi'ite Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi for a new term as long as conditions such as bringing Shi'ite militias under state control and balancing relations with other countries are fulfilled.

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Trump's speech was a little like the Wikipedia page on South Korea

President Donald Trump's speech to South Korea's National Assembly had its special touches. He could not pass up the opportunity to mention his election victory and to plug one of his golf courses. But in total, Wednesday's speech was somewhat staid, at times sounding like he was reading the Wikipedia page on South Korea.

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Tennis: Future arrives, a little late, as Next Gen revolution begins

MILAN (Reuters) - The future arrived late but after some old-fashioned glitches, two Russian trailblazers fired the first shots in what could be a revolution in tennis at the Next Gen ATP Finals on Tuesday.

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China commerce ministry conditionally approves Potash-Agrium merger

BEIJING, Nov 7 (Reuters) - China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday it has granted conditional regulatory approval to the proposed $25 billion merger between fertiliser companies Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc.

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U.S. judge keeps bail conditions for ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. District judge again declined to ease bail conditions for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Richard Gates on Monday, saying they still needed to provide more financial information.

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Valeant to sell female libido pill business back to former owners

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Monday it will sell its female libido-pill business Sprout Pharmaceuticals back to its former owners, two years after buying the company for about $1 billion.

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BRIEF-Softbank CEO: Finalising conditions for investment in Uber but conditions need to be met

* Sprint Corp, T-Mobile US Inc merger would have meant a loss of control

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Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont freed with conditions in Belgium

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian judge has granted conditional release to sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his ministers, and the group is scheduled to appear at court within 15 days, Belgian prosecutors said on Monday.

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Belgian judge releases ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont under conditions

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian judge has released ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his ministers under certain conditions after a hearing lasting more than 10 hours, Belgian broadcaster VRT reported late on Sunday.

Anthony, Susan B nytimes.com

When Susan B. Anthony’s ‘Little Band of 9 Ladies’ Voted Illegally

The New York Times covered the moment on Nov. 5, 1872 — sort of. A one-paragraph news item the next day ran under the heading “Minor Topics.”

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Trump says he recalls little about meeting where aide spoke of Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he did not remember much about a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty this month as part of a federal probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Trump says recalls little about meeting where aide mentioned Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday said he did not remember much about a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty this month as part of a federal investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. election campaign.

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Little-known group Ansar al-Islam claims responsibility for Egypt attack

CAIRO (Reuters) - A militant group called Ansar al-Islam claimed responsibility for an attack in Egypt's Western Desert that killed several policemen on Oct. 21, the newly emerged group said in a statement on Friday.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Trump Heads to Asia With an Ambitious Agenda but Little to Offer

The White House is framing the trip as a chance for the president to showcase his budding relationships with President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.

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UPDATE 1-Hundreds line up in Sydney for Apple iPhone X launch

* Phone goes on sale worldwide on Friday (Adds fresh quotes, detail from New York)

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Hundreds line up in Sydney for Apple iPhone X launch

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hundreds of people lined up outside Apple Inc's store in central Sydney early on Friday to be the first in the world to get their hands on the new iPhone X, a turnaround from more lackluster launches for the past two iterations of the phone.

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U.S. and AT&T discuss conditions for approval of Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and the U.S. Department of Justice are discussing conditions the No. 2 wireless carrier needs to meet in order for its acquisition of Time Warner Inc to win government antitrust approval, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

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UPDATE 3-US, AT&T discussing conditions for Time Warner deal -sources

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and the U.S. Department of Justice are discussing conditions the No. 2 wireless carrier needs to meet in order for its acquisition of Time Warner Inc to win government approval, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

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U.S., AT&T discussing conditions for Time Warner deal: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and the U.S. Department of Justice are discussing potential conditions as part of winning government approval of the U.S. No. 2 wireless carrier's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, according to sources familiar with the situation.

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UPDATE 1-Caterpillar dealer to open shop in Cuba special development zone

HAVANA, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Rimco, Caterpillar Inc's dealer for Cuba, said on Wednesday it would open a distribution center for the U.S. heavy equipment maker at Havana's Mariel special development zone, making it the first U.S. company to open up shop there.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: A Story of Loss and Community in a Little Almond Tree

Wednesday: Hughson’s “Charlie Brown tree,” California’s invigorated conservatives, and the Dodgers make it to Game 7.

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BRIEF-Iron Mountain announces conditional redemption of 6.125 pct GBP Senior Notes due 2022

* Iron mountain announces conditional redemption of 6.125% GBP senior notes due 2022

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UPDATE 1-Venezuela Amuay refinery tank spills, cleanup started -PDVSA

MARACAY, Venezuela, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA said on Tuesday that a storage tank at its Amuay refinery had overflown because of heavy rains and that a cleanup had begun to avoid the stain spreading further in the surrounding bay.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Trump Belittles ‘Low Level’ Adviser Who Tried to Connect With Russia

In his first comment on George Papadopoulos, the president said “few people knew” him and that he “has already proven to be a liar.”

environmentNews reuters.com

Hundreds of thousands in U.S. Northeast without power after storm

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A rainstorm across the U.S. Northeast unleashed fierce winds that downed trees, knocked out power and halted commuter trains on Monday, five years after the deadly Superstorm Sandy struck the same region.

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Aid groups struggle to improve dire conditions for Rohingya refugees

(Reuters Health) - More than a half-million Rohingya people have fled the latest wave of violence in Myanmar for refugee camps in Bangladesh, and most lack clean water, latrine facilities or even shelter from the elements, according to a Medicins Sans Frontiers physician based there.

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PNG says Australia responsible for hundreds of asylum seekers when detention camp closes

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will not be allowed to walk away from legal, financial and moral responsibility for nearly 800 men when it closes its asylum seeker detention center in Papua New Guinea (PNG) on Tuesday, PNG's immigration minister said.

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Hundreds rally in France to protest sexual harassment after Weinstein scandal

PARIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of women attended rallies in Paris and other French cities on Sunday to protest against sexual harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Oil Spills nytimes.com

How a 672,000-Gallon Oil Spill Was Nearly Invisible

When a pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico cracked recently, most of the oil wasn’t perceptible. The depth was one reason, but environmental forces were another.

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Hundreds of thousands march for unified Spain, poll shows depths of division

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of supporters of a unified Spain filled Barcelona's streets on Sunday in one of the biggest shows of force yet by the so-called silent majority that has watched as regional political leaders push for Catalan independence.

Treasury Department nytimes.com

The Little-Known Pragmatist Who Is Shaping the Trump Tax Cuts

Justin Muzinich, a top aide to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is the Treasury Department point man on taxes.

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Little chance Congress can kill Mueller's funding

President Donald Trump Friday morning tweeted about the "costly" Russia investigations, the latest in a string of conservative complaints about the Russia probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Oil spill closes part of Chicago River, south of the city

(Reuters) - Part of the Chicago River, south of the third largest city in the United States, was closed on Thursday due to an oil spill, the source of which is unknown, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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HIV pills and new lung drugs keep GSK on track in Q3

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline grew sales 4 percent in the third quarter, helped by demand for new products, keeping it on track to deliver on full-year financial targets as new Chief Executive Emma Walmsley refocuses the drugs pipeline.

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US STOCKS-Dow jumps with upbeat 3M, Caterpillar earnings

* Indexes up: Dow 0.7 pct, S&P 500 0.2 pct, Nasdaq 0.2 pct (Adds background in paragraph 8.)

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Dow jumps with upbeat 3M, Caterpillar earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow rallied on Tuesday, registering its biggest daily percentage gain in more than a month, as stronger-than-expected results and forecasts from companies including 3M and Caterpillar fueled optimism about economic strength.

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Wall St. gains on 3M, Caterpillar earnings; Dow jumps

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes rose on Tuesday, led by the Dow, as stronger-than-expected results and forecasts from companies including 3M, Caterpillar and General Motors fueled optimism about strength in the economy.

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US STOCKS-Wall St gains on 3M, Caterpillar earnings; Dow jumps

* Indexes up: Dow 0.9 pct, S&P 0.3 pct, Nasdaq 0.4 pct (Updates to late afternoon)

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Caterpillar smashes market estimates as North America sales rebound

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc blew past Wall Street's profit and revenue estimates for the third quarter, driven by surprisingly strong demand for its construction equipment in North America and robust sales in China.

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BRIEF-Caterpillar sees FY‍​ power generation industry sales to be about flat to slightly up

* Caterpillar sees power generation industry sales to be about flat to slightly up for the full year - conf call‍​

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Dow rallies on strong earnings from 3M, Caterpillar

(Reuters) - Wall Street's Dow Jones index was set to record its biggest intraday percentage rise in more than a month on Tuesday, boosted by gains in industrial giants 3M and Caterpillar.

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US STOCKS-3M, Caterpillar lift Dow to record high

* Indexes up: Dow 0.81 pct, S&P 0.17 pct, Nasdaq 0.22 pct (Changes comment, updates prices, adds details)

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Caterpillar smashes Wall Street estimates as North America sales rebound

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday blew past Wall Street's profit and revenue estimates on surprisingly strong demand for its construction equipment in North America and robust sales in China, pushing its shares up 7 percent in early trading.

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3M, Caterpillar lift Dow to record high

(Reuters) - A surge in the shares of industrial giants Caterpillar and 3M catapulted the blue-chip Dow Jones index to a fresh record on Tuesday.

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Caterpillar smashes Wall Street estimates, shares jump

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday blew past Wall Street's profit and revenue estimates on surprisingly strong demand for its construction equipment in North America and robust sales in China, pushing its shares up 7 percent in premarket trading.

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Bond yields grind higher, Caterpillar smashes forecasts

LONDON (Reuters) - Benchmark bond yields cranked higher on Tuesday, as data from top euro zone economies bolstered the case for a cut to ECB stimulus and results from Caterpillar pointed to robust global construction growth.

Newspapers nytimes.com

Why the Athletic Wants to Pillage Newspapers

“We will suck them dry of their best talent at every moment. We will make business extremely difficult for them.”

Arts and Antiquities Looting nytimes.com

Monteroduni Journal: Hundreds of Italy’s Churches Were Robbed of Artworks. This One Was Recovered.

The country’s 60,000 churches are a treasure trove of masterpieces and artifacts. Protecting them from theft while keeping them open to the public is no easy task.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

A Replacement Home Arrives, Little Assembly Required

For the first time, New York City will bring in dozens of modular houses as part of a long-troubled Hurricane Sandy rebuilding program

Police nytimes.com

Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says

An 18-month study of more than 2,000 officers in Washington found that those with cameras used force at about the same rate as those without.

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Frailty, loss of mental function independently affect elderly survival

(Reuters Health) - Frail older people don’t live as long as their stronger peers, and loss of mental function further increases their risk of death, recent research shows.

Google Inc nytimes.com

Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

With Google Earth, archaeologists have uncovered strange stone structures that may have been built by nomadic tribes in ancient lava fields.

Hinduism nytimes.com

Power, Corruption and Murder Roil Little Guyana

A gruesome crime in Guyana has threatened a tightly knit immigrant community in Queens, pitting Hindu against Muslim, rich against poor, and cousin against cousin.

Text Messaging nytimes.com

Common Sense: My Smartphone Died, and I Didn’t Miss It. Well, Maybe a Little.

A trip to Italy with a dead smartphone resulted in some predictable withdrawal pains, but also provided welcome respite from the clutter of information.

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Los Angeles investigating drugmaker after CNN reported its pill was being pushed on the elderly

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has launched an investigation into California-based drugmaker Avanir Pharmaceuticals, the subject of a CNN report into its aggressive targeting of nursing home residents with a drug called Nuedexta that may be unnecessary or unsafe for this population.

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Blue Apron lays off hundreds just months after IPO

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SeaWorld laying off hundreds of workers

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BRIEF-BD statement on European Commission conditional clearance of Bard acquisition

* BD statement on European Commission conditional clearance of bard acquisition

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US has hundreds of troops in Niger. Here's why

The killing of four American soldiers in Niger has drawn attention to the role of US troops in western Africa, where several terror networks roam freely.

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BRIEF-Eco Oro receives conditional listing approval from cse

* Eco Oro Minerals Corp - ‍received conditional approval to list its common shares on canadian securities exchange​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Wall St. ends little changed; Dow brushes 23K milestone

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly ticked above the 23,000 point mark for the first time on Tuesday, driven by strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson, though it finished the session just below that level.

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Florida needs more pet-friendly hurricane shelters for the elderly

(Reuters Health) - When pet owners need to flee from disasters like hurricanes and fires, they often think first of their animals, but a new study suggests a scarcity of pet-friendly emergency shelters could make older evacuees all the more vulnerable.

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A spate of deadly disasters for the elderly

Recent wildfires in California and hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico have put a spotlight on vulnerable seniors -- including a number of deaths that authorities have said were preventable.

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More men than women infected with oral human papillomavirus

(Reuters Health) - Roughly one in nine U.S. men have oral infections of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), more than triple the infection rate for women, a new study suggests.

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Oil no longer leaking from pipe after spill in Gulf Of Mexico: LLOG

(Reuters) - LLOG Exploration Offshore said on Monday oil was no longer escaping from a jumper pipeline operated by the company that was fractured, causing a spill into the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.

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Hundreds march in Sydney for asylum seekers ahead of PNG camp closure

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched through Sydney on Sunday to call for detainees, being held in controversial centers for asylum seekers on remote Pacific islands, to be allowed to stay in Australia as a resettlement deadline approaches.

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Hundreds of U.S. Marines leave Australia after troop rotation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Three hundred U.S. Marines flew out of Australia on Sunday as their troop rotation came to an end, the first of a 1,250-strong force to leave the Pacific nation after being stationed for six months in the country's far north.

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

Times Insider: New York Times Recipe Commenters (Politely) Spill Their Guts

Communities like NYT Cooking can feel like a safe space in which to vent.

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How Trump's executive order affects those with pre-existing conditions

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

(Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday.

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week: Mercury News

(Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired between 400 and 700 employees this week, including engineers, managers and factory workers, Mercury News reported on Friday, citing interviews with former and current employees.

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week -Mercury News

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired between 400 and 700 employees this week, including engineers, managers and factory workers, Mercury News reported on Friday, citing interviews with former and current employees.