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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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32 dead, hundreds missing as California wildfires rage

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters made headway on Friday against devastating wildfires in the heart of California's wine country but said the death toll of 32 was expected to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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BRIEF-DXC Technology says $50 mln may be payable to Vencore, KeyPoint if deal terminates, under some conditions​

* Termination fee of $50 million may be payable by DXC to Vencore & Keypoint upon termination of merger agreement, under some conditions​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gDhv8E) Further company coverage:

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is a little bit out there

The Trump administration can be a really, really strange operation.

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Little evidence new cancer drugs improve survival

(Reuters Health) - There’s not much evidence to show that most new cancer drugs approved in Europe in recent years can help patients live longer or improve their quality of life, a recent study suggests.

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Ford China Sept vehicle sales little changed yr/yr

BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co sold 112,902 vehicles in China in September, little changed compared with the same period a year earlier, the U.S. carmaker said on Friday, following a 1 percent drop in August and a 7 percent slide in July.

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Death toll rises to 31 in California wildfires, hundreds missing

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters gained ground on Thursday against wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the chaos of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.

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Hundreds missing, 29 dead in California wildfires as crews gain ground

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against wildfires that have killed at least 29 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the chaos of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.

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'Disastrous' conditions for migrants displaced by Libya clashes, official says

GHARYAN, Libya (Reuters) - Thousands of migrants displaced by fighting on Libya's northwestern coast are in urgent need of medical help, the head of a detention center in the town of Gharyan said on Thursday, describing their situation as "tragic".

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Hundreds missing, 26 dead in California wildfires as crews gain ground

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against wildfires that have killed at least 26 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the pandemonium of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.

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Hundreds missing, 24 dead in California wildfires as crews gain ground

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 24 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the pandemonium of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.

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Hundreds missing, 24 dead as dry winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled for a fourth day on Thursday to halt the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 24 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the pandemonium of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.

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Hundreds missing, 23 dead as dry gusts fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled to halt the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 23 people in Northern California and dry, gusty winds threatened on Thursday to push flames into the evacuated town of Calistoga.

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The little red pill being pushed on the elderly

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.

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At least 23 dead, hundreds missing, as winds fan California fires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled overnight to halt the spread of wildfires known to have killed 23 people in North California, preparing for winds to shift after one town threatened by flames evacuated all residents.

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At least 23 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds on Wednesday struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California's wine country.

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At least 21 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds on Wednesday struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 21 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California's wine country.

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UPDATE 2-Centurion says repairs to Oklahoma pipeline near completion after spill

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Repairs to the Centurion Pipeline in Oklahoma were expected to be completed on Wednesday, a day after a contractor ruptured the 70,000 barrel-per-day line and triggered a spill, the company said.

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BRIEF-Centurion's oil pipeline shut after spill - regulator

* Centurion's oil pipeline shut down after Oklahoma spill Further company coverage: (Reporting By Rod Nickel)

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Sailors compare conditions on US warship to 'a floating prison'

Morale aboard a US warship operating in the Pacific reached such a low ebb that one sailor described serving aboard the ship as being akin to being on "a floating prison," according to surveys obtained via the Freedom of Information Act.

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'Hair' gets a little new styling for the age of Trump

LONDON (Reuters) - A special production of the 1960s rock musical "Hair", tweaked for the age of Trump, premieres in London this week to mark the ground-breaking show's 50th anniversary.

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Puerto Rico’s Health Care Is in Dire Condition, Three Weeks After Maria

As the island struggles to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, sick people remain in mortal peril. Hospitals are short of medicines, power supplies and staff.

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Start planning now to care for elderly parents

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you have an aging parent and want a glimpse of what the future holds, look no further than Leslie Glutzer.

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US STOCKS-Wall St little changed, with earnings in sight

* Dow down 0.01 pct, S&P off 0.05 pct, Nasdaq up 0.02 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

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Wall Street little changed, with earnings in sight

(Reuters) - Wall Street was little changed in late morning trading on Monday, as losses in healthcare stocks were offset by gains in technology shares, with the third-quarter earnings season looming.

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Disney’s Big Bet on Streaming Relies on Little-Known Tech Company

BamTech has had success with its services for Major League Baseball, HBO and others. Disney is hoping the company can do the same for it.

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Russian police arrest hundreds in protests on Putin's birthday

Russian police arrested 290 protesters in 26 cities as marches took place against President Vladimir Putin on the leader's 65th birthday, according to independent monitoring group OVD.

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Trump touts Tillerson, but wants him to be 'a little bit tougher'

President Donald Trump addressed questions Saturday evening about his relationships with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House chief of staff John Kelly amid reporting about tensions among his top aides.

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Hurricane Nate targets U.S. Gulf Coast after raking Central America

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate strengthened on Saturday as it churned through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to power into the U.S. central Gulf Coast to the east of New Orleans as a Category 2 storm after killing at least 30 people in Central America.

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Apple teases hundreds of new emoji

Just when you thought there's an emoji for everything, Apple is adding hundreds more.

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US STOCKS-Futures little changed in lull before jobs report

* Futures: Dow down 10 pts, S&P down 1 pt, Nasdaq up 3.25 pts

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Elderly with dementia at risk for inappropriate medications

(Reuters Health) - More than half of elderly patients with dementia are prescribed at least one potentially inappropriate medication, a recent study from eight European countries suggests.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks little changed, dollar pares losses on data

* European shares slip as Catalonia uncertainty unnerves investors

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UPDATE 3-Brazil agency says Bayer-Monsanto tie-up can hurt competition, urges conditions

SAO PAULO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - A unit of Brazil's competition regulator Cade has said Bayer AG's proposed takeover of Monsanto Co. could be detrimental to competition and urged conditions for Brazilian approval of the corporate tie-up, a document released on the agency's website shows.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX little changed as Shopify drop offsets broader gains

TORONTO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Wednesday as a sharp fall in online retail platform Shopify Inc shares were offset by broader gains led by natural resource companies.

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UPDATE 2-Brazil agency urges conditions for approving Bayer-Monsanto tie-up

SAO PAULO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - A unit of Brazil's competition regulator Cade said the $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co. by German life sciences firm Bayer AG could be detrimental to competition, a document released on the agency's website shows.

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Opinion: Little kids and 'toxic stress': we can solve this

All children have incredible potential, most with parents, teachers and other adults in their lives who want the best for them. Unfortunately, many schools, particularly those that serve children with the greatest need, face obstacles that limit children's educational success -- rote curriculums, insufficient support for teachers and scant extracurricular options, to name a few.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil agency urges conditions for approving Bayer-Monsanto tie-up

SAO PAULO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - A unit of Brazil's competition regulator Cade said the $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co. by German life sciences firm Bayer AG could be detrimental to competition, a document released on the agency's website shows.

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ACLU sues over FDA restrictions on abortion pill access

(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to challenge U.S. Food and Drug Administration restrictions that limit the ability of women to access the so-called abortion pill.

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Ben & Jerry’s Strikes Deal to Improve Migrant Dairy Workers’ Conditions

The agreement between the ice cream maker and an advocacy group is meant to assure that the company’s suppliers provide adequate wages and living conditions on Vermont farms.

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Police search Merck KGaA's French plant in thyroid pill inquiry

LYON, France (Reuters) - French police searched German drugmaker Merck KGaA's plant in Lyon on Tuesday as part of an investigation into complaints by patients about changes to its thyroid drug Levothyrox, a company spokeswoman said.

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Police search Merck's French plant in thyroid pill inquiry

LYON, France (Reuters) - French police searched German drugmaker Merck's plant in Lyon on Tuesday as part of an investigation into complaints by patients about changes to its thyroid drug Levothyrox, a company spokeswoman said.

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Las Vegas investigation finds 42 weapons, but little on gunman's motive

A day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, authorities are learning more about Stephen Paddock who fired into a crowd of thousands during a country music festival from a Las Vegas hotel room and the weapons he kept.

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WRAPUP 6-Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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WRAPUP 5-Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A retiree armed with multiple assault rifles strafed an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas from a high-rise hotel window on Sunday, slaughtering at least 59 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history before killing himself.

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REFILE-WRAPUP 4-Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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WRAPUP 4-Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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WRAPUP 3-Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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WRAPUP 2-Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

* Toll makes the mass shooting deadliest in modern U.S. history

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Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A 64-year-old man holed up in a 32nd-floor hotel room with multiple machine guns rained down gunfire on a Las Vegas country music festival on Sunday, slaughtering at least 58 people in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history before killing himself.

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WRAPUP 1-Lone gunman kills 58, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

LAS VEGAS, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A 64-year-old man holed up in a 32nd-floor hotel room with multiple machine guns rained down gunfire on a Las Vegas country music festival on Sunday, slaughtering at least 58 people in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history before killing himself.

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Exercise prevents elderly mobility problems, and the more the better

(Reuters Health) - Less than an extra hour a week of moderate exercise can make a big difference in helping older adults stay mobile and reduce their risk of developing major mobility problems, a U.S. study suggests.

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At a Moment of Racial Tumult, the Little Rock Nine Inspire an Opera

Sixty years after nine black students integrated Little Rock Central High School, they are becoming the heroes of a new work by Tania León.

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Opinion: The Wrong Pill Can Play With Your Mind

For me, the same medication, in subtly different forms, was like night and day.

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‘Little Lobbyists’ Help Save the Health Care Law, for Now

Children with complex medical conditions helped their parents beat back Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Britain 'unconditionally committed' to EU's security, says PM May

TAPA, Estonia (Reuters) - Britain will remain "unconditionally committed" to protecting Europe after it has left the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday, citing the need to come together in the face of threats from Russia.

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Prince Harry busts little girl eating his popcorn

As Prince Harry watched a volleyball match at the 2017 Toronto Invictus Games, a little girl sneakily "stole" his popcorn.

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

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

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France's Orange CEO sees little prospects for pan-European mergers: Les Echos

PARIS (Reuters) - The chief executive of French telecoms company Orange said he did not see at present opportunities for large pan-European mergers and ruled out buying a stake in media group Vivendi, according to remarks published on Thursday.

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Russia's Putin says de facto conditions created for end to Syrian civil war

ANKARA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the de facto conditions needed to end Syria's civil had been achieved.

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UPDATE 2-Abbott wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Alere with conditions

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Alere Inc on condition that it sell two point-of-care medical testing businesses, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday.

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Abbott wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Alere with conditions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Alere Inc on condition that it sell certain assets, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday.

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A little help from 'Mr Bags'? Prada plays catch-up online in China

BEIJING/MILAN (Reuters) - At Prada's Spring/Summer 2018 show in Milan last week in a warehouse papered with giant pop-art comic strips, one name in the coveted front row stood out: Tao Liang, otherwise known as Chinese blogger 'Mr Bags'.

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BRIEF-Norwegian Cruise Line says unit delivered supplemental conditional notice of redemption to holders of 4.625 pct senior notes due 2020

* Norwegian Cruise Line-on Sept 27 co's unit delivered supplemental conditional notice of redemption to holders of 4.625% senior notes due 2020

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More evidence that even a little exercise is good for your heart

(Reuters Health) - People with heart disease who are sedentary most of the time may be able to improve their survival odds by getting just a little bit of exercise, a recent study suggests.

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UPDATE 1-Tyson poultry pleads guilty over Missouri spill, to pay $2 mln fine

WASHINGTON and CHICAGO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc's poultry unit on Wednesday pleaded guilty in federal court to two criminal charges stemming from discharged feed supplement at a company facility in Missouri, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

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U.S. says Tyson poultry pleads guilty over Missouri spill, to pay $2 million

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc's poultry unit on Wednesday pleaded guilty in federal court to two criminal charges stemming from discharged feed supplement at a company facility in Missouri, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement.

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U.S. says Tyson poultry pleads guilty over Missouri spill, to pay $2 mln

WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc's poultry unit on Wednesday pleaded guilty in federal court to two criminal charges stemming from discharged feed supplement at a company facility in Missouri, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement.

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Passengers in Puerto Rican airport have little water or food, no working ATMs and no idea when they'll leave

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Motor racing: Hamilton takes little for granted at Sepang

SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton was handed a lucky break in Singapore but the Mercedes driver can take little more than the heat and humidity for granted in Malaysia this weekend.

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In Japan, new party challenges Abe with populist slogans; but little policy gap

TOKYO (Reuters) - A new political party led by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is floating populist slogans such as ending nuclear power and freezing a sales tax hike ahead of a general election next month, but voters may find few other big policy gaps with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).

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Too little sleep tied to weight gain in kids

(Reuters Health) - Children who don’t get enough sleep may be more likely to become overweight or obese than kids who typically get enough rest, a Danish study suggests.

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No power. No water. Little food. Puerto Rico struggles to survive

Power is out. Food is short. There's not enough water to drink, let alone wash. A week after Hurricane Maria smashed Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm, the situation is not much better. In many ways, it's getting worse.

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Wall St. little changed after Yellen's comments

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed in early afternoon trading on Tuesday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen backed the central bank's plan to raise interest rates gradually, boosting the prospects of a December rate hike.

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US STOCKS-Wall St little changed after Yellen's comments

* Yellen says gradual hikes should continue despite weak inflation

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Passengers hoping to escape crowd a terminal with no air conditioning. Only 10 flights are scheduled today

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Supporters of South Korea ex-leader Park ask U.N. body to probe her detention conditions

SEOUL (Reuters) - Supporters of former South Korean president Park Geun-hye have asked a United Nations body to investigate whether her detention during her corruption trial was preventing Park from getting proper medical treatment, a barrister said on Tuesday.

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Hundreds leave danger zone near crumbling Puerto Rico dam

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Most people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have been moved to safety, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he urged the U.S. Congress to fund an aid package to avert a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.

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Hundreds leave homes near dangerously crumbling Puerto Rico dam

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Most people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have been moved to safety, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he urged the U.S. Congress to fund an aid package to avert a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.

Buses nytimes.com

Budget Bus Lines Flout the Rules With Little Consequence

Even after deadly crashes like the one in Queens last week, discount bus companies are often able to stay in business and evade serious penalties.

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Officials describe 'apocalyptic' conditions

Days after Hurricane Maria pounded the island of Puerto Rico, killing at least 10 people, authorities are starting to see firsthand the scope of devastation that left the US territory off the grid.

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What 'Little Marco' has to do with 'Rocket Man' (and nuclear weapons)

"Little Marco" wasn't a despot. "Lyin' Ted" didn't have a missile program. "Crooked Hillary" wasn't trying to develop a hydrogen bomb.

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The reason 'Frida,' the trapped little girl, gripped our imagination

The drama was palpable. Somewhere, under a collapsed school building in Mexico City, a little girl named Frida Sofia was trapped.

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Canadian GM strike spills over as layoffs hit other parts plants

MONTREAL, Sept 21 (Reuters) - A strike that began Sunday at a Canadian General Motors Co plant is having a ripple effect, with the company temporarily laying off workers at three parts facilities on Thursday.

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Jeff Flake has absolute faith governors will keep pre-existing condition protections

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Thursday that he doesn't believe that governors will weaken insurance protections for people with preexisting conditions -- though the Graham-Cassidy health care bill currently being pushed by Republicans in Congress allows governors to do just that.

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The sleeping giant of pre-existing conditions awakens

Republicans in the Senate have just nine days left before a crucial deadline to pass their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Here are three key takeaways:

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Trump says GOP's health bill protects pre-existing conditions. Here's the truth

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How to change the world for as little as $20

Want to put your money where your heart is? Impact investing may be for you.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures little changed; oil prices slip

Sept 21 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled a third interest rate hike for the year and as oil prices slipped.

Surfing nytimes.com

On a California Ranch, Perfect Conditions for Pro Surfing

The World Surf League hosted a test event Tuesday at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch in Lemoore, Calif., the first time a wave system has been used competitively.

Pain-Relieving Drugs nytimes.com

‘The Pills Are Everywhere’: How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims

Increasingly, toddlers and young children are being found unconscious or dead after consuming an adult’s drugs.

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Wall St. opens little changed; Fed takes center stage

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened little changed on Wednesday as investors waited for the conclusion of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting for indications of a third interest rate hike this year.

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Rohingya refugees take little heart from speech by Myanmar's Suu Kyi

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they were dismayed by a speech by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in which she condemned rights violations against them but, as far as they could see, offered little hope of them ever going home.

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The most common pre-existing medical conditions

By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes.

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BRIEF-Tintri says board approved restructuring, reduction in force plan of a little more than 10 pct of co's global workforce

* Tintri - on September 18, 2017, board approved restructuring, reduction in force plan of a little more than 10 percent of co's global workforce - SEC filing

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Wall St. little changed as investors focus on Fed meeting

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday as investors held back from making major bets ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting that is expected to roll out a plan to pare the central bank's debt holdings.

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US STOCKS-Wall St little changed as investors focus on Fed meeting

* Indexes up: Dow 0.07 pct, S&P 0.01 pct, Nasdaq 0.04 pct (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

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Wall St. little changed ahead of Fed's policy meeting

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed in morning trading on Tuesday as investors avoided taking major bets ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to roll out a plan to pare the central bank's bond holdings.

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BRIEF-Novae says PRA, FCA unconditionally approve AXIS Capital offer for co

* ‍PRUDENTIAL REGULATION AUTHORITY AND FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY HAVE BOTH GIVEN NOTICE OF THEIR UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF ACQUISITION BY AXIS​

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Kuwait tackles another offshore oil spill: state news agency

DUBAI (Reuters) - Major oil exporter Kuwait is dealing with another crude oil spill off its southern coast, state news agency KUNA said on Monday, the latest in a series of unexplained leaks in the Gulf Arab state in recent months.

oddlyEnoughNews reuters.com

Staying fit: Japan's elderly hits record in challenge to labor market

TOKYO (Reuters) - Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world's most rapidly aging societies.

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'SNL,'Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' rule at Trump-flavored Emmys

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Handmaid's Tale" and political comedy "Veep" won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but satirical sketch show "Saturday Night Live" won the most Emmys overall on the back of a season of Donald Trump spoofs.

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'SNL,''Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' rule at Trump-flavored Emmys

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Handmaid's Tale" and political comedy "Veep" won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but satirical sketch show "Saturday Night Live" won the most Emmys overall on the back of a season of Donald Trump spoofs.

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UPDATE 5-'SNL,''Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' rule at Trump-flavored Emmys

* First major awards for streaming service Hulu (Recasts at end of show, adds quotes)

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UPDATE 2-Oil and chemical spills from Hurricane Harvey big, but dwarfed by Katrina

NEW YORK/BOSTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of tons of other toxic substances, a Reuters review of company reports to the U.S. Coast Guard shows.

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UPDATE 1-Oil and chemical spills from Hurricane Harvey big, but dwarfed by Katrina

NEW YORK/BOSTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of tons of other toxic substances, a Reuters review of company reports to the U.S. Coast Guard shows.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX little changed as consumer stocks offset resources

TORONTO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index were flat on Friday as declines in energy and mining stocks offset gains in other sectors, led by consumer discretionary and consumer staples companies.

environmentNews reuters.com

Oil and chemical spills from Hurricane Harvey big, but dwarfed by Katrina

NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of tons of other toxic substances, a Reuters review of company reports to the U.S. Coast Guard shows.

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

At Risk in Rohingya Exodus: 230,000 Children, Hundreds All Alone

More than half of the 400,000 refugees who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since late August are children, and hundreds came without parents, Unicef said.

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

Floating Tar, Dead Fish: Oil Spill Threatens Greek Beaches

The Agia Zoni II tanker sank on Sunday while anchored off Salamis Island, near Greece’s main port of Piraeus.

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Mandy Moore engaged? Co-star spills the beans

The "This Is Us" cast is such a family, and just like your relatives they apparently can't keep a secret.

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CORRECTED-Lilly/Incyte pill beats placebo in mid-stage eczema trial

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp on Thursday said a mid-stage trial of their oral drug baricitinib showed that at the highest dose it worked better than placebo for people with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.

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Lilly/Incyte pill beats placebo in mid-stage eczema trial

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp on Thursday said a mid-stage trial of their oral drug baricitinib showed that at the highest dose it worked better than placebo for people with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.

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CANADA STOCKS-Futures little changed as weak China data weighs

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were little changed on Thursday after global stocks pulled back from record highs following weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data.

environmentNews reuters.com

Greek oil spill spreads to Athens Riviera

ATHENS (Reuters) - Crews scrambled on Wednesday to clean up an oil spill from a sunken tanker which had spread to some of Athens's most popular beaches.

Teenagers and Adolescence nytimes.com

The New Health Care: The Economic Case for Letting Teenagers Sleep a Little Later

We’ve known for a while that adolescent sleep cycles and high school hours are misaligned. But this is not just a health problem.

cnn.com

Analysis: Americans should be embarrassed by how little we know about the Constitution

If you are way into politics, you are not the average American. Not even close.

healthNews reuters.com

Childhood cancer survivors face lifetime of chronic health conditions

People who survive cancer in childhood have almost twice as many chronic health conditions by age 50, on average, as the general population, according to results from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study.

Nursing Homes nytimes.com

Five Dead After Florida Nursing Home Goes Without Air Conditioning

Five people had died and 115 had been evacuated from a nursing home in Hollywood, Fla., the police said on Wednesday.

environmentNews reuters.com

EU carmakers offer conditional 20 pct CO2 cut by 2030

FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European carmakers offered a further 20 percent cut in average carbon dioxide emissions for their vehicles in the next round of EU goals currently being drawn up, but said full compliance should wait until 2030 and remain conditional on consumer uptake of electrified cars.

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EU carmakers offer conditional 20 percent CO2 cut by 2030

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European carmakers offered a further 20 percent cut to average carbon dioxide emissions in the next round of EU goals currently being drawn up, but said full compliance should wait until 2030 and remain conditional on consumer uptake of electrified cars.

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REFILE-Bitcoin ETF idea still a little funky, experts say

NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Demand for exchange-traded funds that would provide exposure to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is strong, but regulators will likely wait until the underlying market matures more before approving such products, a panel of securities industry experts said on Friday.

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Hundreds of Afghans demonstrate against 'offensive' U.S. leaflets

QARA BAGH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Hundreds of demonstrators rallied near the Afghan capital on Tuesday to denounce a propaganda leaflet drop by U.S. forces last week that caused widespread offense and forced American commanders to issue an apology.

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Japan trials driverless cars in bid to keep rural elderly on the move

NISHIKATA, Japan (Reuters) - As the annual rice harvest begins this month in the Japanese town of Nishikata, the combines that usually putter along the sleepy roads lining its rice fields are giving way to a vehicle residents have never before seen, a driverless shuttle bus.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Coast Guard, EPA cleaning up a dozen Texas chemical spills after Harvey

HOUSTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said.

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U.S. Coast Guard, EPA cleaning up a dozen Texas chemical spills after Harvey

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said.

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US Coast Guard, EPA cleaning up a dozen Texas chemical spills after Harvey

HOUSTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said.

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Merkel challenger spells out conditions for post-election coalition

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) challenger said on Sunday his party would not form any alliances after a Sept. 24 election unless fair wages, free education, secure pensions and a commitment to a democratic Europe were guaranteed.

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Canada deported hundreds to war-torn countries: government data

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada has deported hundreds of people to countries designated too dangerous for civilians, with more than half of those people being sent back to Iraq, according to government data obtained by Reuters.

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'She can barely walk': Florida's elderly complicate hurricane response

ESTERO, Fla (Reuters) - Sheryl Estes lay in a foldable lounge chair, wrapped in blankets and surrounded by a sea of mattresses, storm refugees and their dogs. Her husband, Rick, squeezed in beside her, between an animal crate and a trash can.

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Hundreds of thousands to rally for Catalan independence from Spain

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Catalans are expected to rally in the streets of Barcelona on Monday in what campaigners hope will be a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum on the region's split from Spain.

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Hurricane Irma thrives on fateful mix of 'ideal' conditions

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma, a deadly, devastating force of nature, rapidly coalesced from a low-pressure blip west of Africa into one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record, following an unhindered atmospheric path and fed by unusually warm seas.

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Bitcoin ETF idea still a little funky, experts say

NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Demand for exchange-traded funds that would provide exposure to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is strong, but regulators will likely wait until the underlying market matures more before approving such products, a panel of securities industry experts said on Friday.

Hurricane Irma (2017) nytimes.com

Long a Refuge for the Elderly, Florida is Now a Place of Danger

In a state where one in five residents is over 65, caring for older residents is one of the main challenges in planning for Hurricane Irma as it heads toward Florida.

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Common ovarian cyst condition linked with higher diabetes risk

Reuters Health - Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are four times more likely than women without the condition to develop type 2 diabetes and to be diagnosed at an earlier age, according to a large study in Denmark.

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Kenyan ride-hailing app Little looks to raise funds in 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan taxi-hailing firm, Little, which has a partnership with telecoms operator Safaricom, plans to scout for an investor in Silicon Valley next year to help it expand across Africa, its chief executive said.

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South Koreans little worried about war, Trump says military action possible

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Koreans feel increasingly doubtful that North Korea will start a war, a survey released on Friday showed, just days after its largest nuclear test and as President Donald Trump again highlighted the possibility of military action.

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WRAPUP 1-S.Koreans little worried about war, Trump says military action possible

* Trump says prefers to avoid military action against North Korea

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Oil markets move little with industry in grip of Caribbean hurricanes

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices were little changed on Friday as the international petroleum industry remains in the grip of Caribbean hurricanes which have pummeled the region for the last two weeks.

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Accelerator? Brake?: Elderly driver trashes German petrol station

(Reuters) - A German pensioner had a lucky escape after losing control of his car and repeatedly crashing into a petrol station, causing nearly 50,000 euros ($60,000) of damage.

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Opinion: Is Ivanka a key player or daddy's little girl?

"Daddy, can I go with you?"

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How little kids say they'd teach good manners

What happens when you ask a group of elementary-school kids how they would teach their children manners if they were the parents? Based on the group of kids we brought together in Atlanta, you get a number of really good ideas. So, parents, listen up!

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Anti-HIV pill safe among gay, bisexual adolescent boys

Reuters Health - A pill that protects against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can be safely used by young men who have sex with men, according to a new study.

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Tree surgeon branches out with own 'Little Britain' in Germany

KRETZHAUS, Germany (Reuters) - An English tree surgeon has reacted to Brexit by transforming his German home into a quirky homage to Britain, complete with red telephone boxes and a life-size model of Queen Elizabeth.

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Trump enters critical moment with little political juice

After an endless summer of crisis, President Donald Trump's September isn't looking much better.

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Los Angeles wildfire, largest in city history, menaces hundreds of homes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than a thousand firefighters battling the largest wildfire in Los Angeles history contended with erratic winds on Sunday, but more moderate temperatures could help contain a blaze that has forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, officials said.

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Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze in the city's history, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people and the closure of a major highway.

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Iran sees little chance of enemy attack: military chief

DUBAI (Reuters) - - Enemies are unlikely to attack Iran, especially on the ground, the country's military chief predicted on Saturday, saying even "unwise" leaders in the West know that any such conflict would have huge costs for them.

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Los Angeles brush fire forces hundreds to flee homes

About 200 homes were evacuated Friday after a brush fire broke out near Los Angeles, sending massive plumes of smokes into the air and shutting down an interstate highway, a fire department spokeswoman said.

Cyberwarfare and Defense nytimes.com

Software Glitch or Russian Hackers? Election Problems Draw Little Scrutiny

A Times investigation has found that infiltration efforts were broader than previously disclosed and that state and federal agencies have conducted few forensic inquiries.

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CANADA STOCKS-Futures little changed ahead of U.S. payrolls data

Sept 1 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were little changed on Friday ahead of U.S. non-farm payrolls data.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

The Little Theater That Could

The survival of 13th Street Repertory Company, a relic from Greenwich Village’s bohemian past, depends on the survival of its 100-year-old doyenne.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

Clinging to Her Drowning ‘Mama,’ a Little Girl Survives the Raging Flood

With the death toll of Hurricane Harvey climbing to 38, those who survived the storm are just now learning the names of those who did not.

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After the flood, Fed likely to see little change in economy, policy course

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The economic fallout from Hurricane Harvey will make the Federal Reserve's job more difficult when it meets in three weeks, but U.S. central bankers have looked past major storms before with little change in monetary policy and are likely to do the same this time.

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BRIEF-WSP waives due diligence pre-condition to Opus takeover offer

* WSP waives due diligence pre-condition to Opus takeover offer

State Legislatures nytimes.com

They Have a Say Over the Subways, From Hundreds of Miles Away

Since the 1960s, control of New York City’s subways has been in the hands of state lawmakers, many of whom live far from the city and rarely ride the trains themselves.

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UPDATE 1-Finish Line adopts 'poison pill', cuts profit forecast

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Finish Line Inc said on Monday its board adopted a shareholder rights plan and cut its adjusted profit forecast for fiscal 2018, sending its shares down 23 percent in aftermarket trading.

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BRIEF-Herbalife says ‍has waived share price condition related to its previously announced $600 million cash tender offer for its common shares​

* Says ‍has waived share price condition related to its previously announced $600 million cash tender offer for its common shares​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Hezbollah nytimes.com

Lebanon Frees Hundreds of ISIS Fighters in Exchange for Soldiers’ Bodies

Hundreds of Islamic State militants are being taken to eastern Syria in a deal for the remains of eight people thought to be Lebanese soldiers.

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Canada's Toromont to buy Caterpillar dealer Hewitt for C$1.02 bln

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Canada's Toromont Industries Ltd said on Monday it would buy Hewitt Group, a dealer of Caterpillar Inc heavy equipment, for about C$1.02 billion in cash and shares.

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CNN crew helps rescue elderly couple from flooded home

Volunteer Austin Seth, correspondent Ed Lavandera and producer Jason Morris help rescue an elderly couple and their dogs from a flooded home in Dickinson, Texas.

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Crews rescue hundreds from homes and cars as Harvey floods Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (Reuters) - Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas on Sunday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.

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Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona to show unity after Islamist attacks

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands marched in Barcelona in a show of unity on Saturday evening amid chants of 'I am not afraid' after two Islamist militant attacks in the Spanish region of Catalonia last week left 15 dead.

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After Yemeni air strike, little girl is family's only survivor

SANAA (Reuters) - Her bruised eyes still swollen shut, Buthaina Muhammad Mansour, believed to be four or five, doesn't yet know that her parents, five siblings and uncle were killed when an air strike flattened their home in Yemen's capital.

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Kaufhof CEO says owner HBC meeting conditions of credit agreement

FRANKFURT, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The new chief executive of German department store chain Kaufhof, owned by Canada's Hudson's Bay Co (HBC), denied reports that the group was in a dispute with a lender consortium, in an interview by German weekly Welt am Sonntag.

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India detains hundreds, cancels more than 300 trains after deadly 'godman' protests

PANCHKULA, India (Reuters) - Indian authorities have arrested hundreds of people and canceled more than 300 trains passing through two northern states after at least 29 people were killed in violent protests following the conviction of a self-styled 'godman'.

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Frankfurt hopes to become 'little London' after Brexit

FRANKFURT, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Frankfurt could become a miniature version of London after Brexit, a city official has predicted, after a study said tens of thousands of jobs would be created, bolstering Germany's banking capital.

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Turkey purges hundreds of civil servants in latest decrees

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey dismissed hundreds civil servants and boosted President Tayyip Erdogan's powers over the national intelligence agency MIT in two decrees published on Friday under emergency rule imposed after an attempted coup last year.

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Surgery survival for elderly tied to frailty and cognitive skills

Reuters Health - Taking both physical frailty and cognitive impairment into account may yield a better estimate than either factor alone of the odds an older person will survive after major surgery, a U.S. study suggests.

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BRIEF-St.Martin Bancshares to pay Home Bancorp $3.5 mln if merger ends under some conditions

* Upon termination of merger in certain circumstances, St. Martin Bancshares required to pay co termination fee $3.5 million - SEC filing​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vsEvvD) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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US STOCKS-Wall St little changed as focus shifts to Jackson Hole

* Indexes up: Dow 0.1 pct, S&P 0.06 pct, Nasdaq 0.01 pct (Adds details, comments, updates price)

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Hundreds brave Phoenix heat, ready show Trump support

One-hundred-degree Arizona weather didn't faze supporters of President Donald Trump on Tuesday as they lined up as early as 8 a.m. local time outside the Phoenix Convention Center ahead of his rally.

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Kuwait says oil spills contained

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait's state oil company said on Tuesday that an oil spill off the country's coast had been contained and that it was in contact with oil companies operating in the Gulf region to try to locate the source of the leak, state news agency KUNA said.

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U.S. trade panel begins patent probe against Caterpillar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it would begin a patent infringement probe of road milling equipment by Caterpiller and several subsidiaries after a complaint by Wirtgen America, the U.S. subsidiary of a German firm.

cnn.com

Trump-shaped ecstasy pills seized by police

German police have seized around 5,000 ecstasy tablets shaped like the head of US President Donald Trump, a haul worth tens of thousands of euros.

Mental Health and Disorders nytimes.com

Voices: Maybe We All Need a Little Less Balance

In praise of the unbalanced life.

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The pillars of Trump's military strategy

President Trump shared his vision for the country's military strategy in Afghanistan during a prime-time speech.