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Beauty of decay: Abandoned ruins from around the world

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Baseball: Dodgers, Astros brace for scorching start to World Series

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Baseball's 'Fall Classic' will begin in decidedly summer-like conditions on Tuesday in Los Angeles when temperatures are forecasted to set a new high for a World Series game.

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DealBook: In the Saudi Desert, World’s Business Leaders Follow the Money

The kingdom is embarking on a big experiment as it diversifies its oil-based economy, and executives looking for investment are making their pitches.

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Boeing signs $13.8 billion deal with Singapore Airlines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Monday signed a previously announced deal with Singapore Airlines Ltd to sell it 39 aircraft worth $13.8 billion at list prices during a White House event with Singapore's prime minister.

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Triple-digit heat forecast for World Series opener

There will be no escaping the record heat when the World Series kicks off Tuesday evening at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. And we don't mean the fastballs thrown by Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and Astros starter Dallas Keuchel.

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Cristiano Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world's best player

LONDON (Reuters) - Real Madrid's Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA's The Best awards gala on Monday.

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Forest fires stoke record loss in world tree cover: monitor

OSLO (Reuters) - Forest fires in Brazil and Indonesia contributed to a record loss in global tree cover in 2016, equivalent to the size of New Zealand, that could accelerate deforestation blamed for climate change, an independent forest monitoring network said on Monday.

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Dodgers and Astros renew rivalry in World Series

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros took turns this season carrying the title as "baseball's best team" and so it seems only fitting they will clash this week in Major League Baseball's World Series.

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Forest fires stoke record loss in world tree cover in 2016: monitor GFW

OSLO (Reuters) - Forest fires in Brazil and Indonesia contributed to a record loss in global tree cover in 2016, equivalent to the size of New Zealand, an independent forest monitoring network said on Monday.

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Baseball: Dodgers and Astros renew rivalry in World Series

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros took turns this season carrying the title as "baseball's best team" and so it seems only fitting they will clash this week in Major League Baseball's World Series.

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Victory for Abenomics lifts world stocks, dollar

LONDON (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's election victory lifted world stocks and the dollar on Monday, relegating concerns about Spain's escalating political crisis to little more than a blip on the market radar.

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Haunted places around the world

"I think we all like to be a little bit scared, don't we?" says author and historian Robert Grenville, whose book "Haunted Places," explores some of the world's most spine-chilling spots.

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Victory for Abenomics lifts world stocks to new record

LONDON (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's convincing election victory lifted the Nikkei to its highest in 21 years and world stocks to an all-time high on Monday, despite an escalation of Spain's constitutional crisis that weighed on the country's banks.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Victory for Abenomics lifts world stocks to new record

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's convincing election victory lifted the Nikkei to its highest in 21 years and world stocks to an all-time high on Monday, despite an escalation of Spain's constitutional crisis that weighed on the country's banks.

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World downhill champion Stuhec may miss season with knee injury

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - World downhill ski champion Ilka Stuhec may miss the whole Alpine skiing season after she injured her knee during training on Sunday, her spokesman said.

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Jepkosgei breaks own half marathon world record in Valencia

(Reuters) - Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei took one second off her own world record when she won the Valencia Half Marathon in a time of one hour 4.51 seconds on Sunday.

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Henkel may make U.S. acquisitions: CEO in newspaper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.

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Henkel may make U.S. acquistions - CEO in newspaper

FRANKFURT, Oct 21 (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.

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Astros 4, Yankees 0 | Houston wins series, 4-3: Astros Push Past the Yankees and Head to the World Series

The Astros, who decisively won Game 7 of the A.L.C.S., will seek their first World Series title starting Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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Baseball: Astros reach World Series after Game 7 win over Yankees

(Reuters) - The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 2005 after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game Seven of the American League Championship Series on Saturday.

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Astros 4, Yankees 0 | Houston wins series, 4-3: Astros Shove Aside the Yankees and Head to the World Series

The Astros, who decisively won Game 7 of the A.L.C.S., will seek their first World Series title starting Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks

The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.”

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Mom watched son get into World Series on a generator-powered TV in Puerto Rico

As the Los Angeles Dodgers punched their ticket to the World Series Thursday night, the mother of one of the game's biggest heroes watched the game from a television set hooked up to a generator in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, he said.

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Netanyahu lobbies world powers to stem Iraqi Kurd setbacks

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is lobbying world powers to prevent further setbacks to Iraqi Kurds as they lose ground to Baghdad's army, Israeli officials say.

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Kremlin says 'old friend' Blatter welcome to attend World Cup in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA head Michel Platini will both be welcome to attend the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia as "old friends" of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

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BRIEF-China Southern Airlines signs agreement to buy aircraft from Boeing

* Says it signs agreement to buy 8 B777-300ER, 30 B737-8 aircraft from Boeing

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UPDATE 1-Singapore Airlines to finalise $13.8 bln Boeing order next week

* Deal announced in February, not in Boeing order book under airline's name

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Dodgers beat Cubs in Game Five to reach World Series

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Thursday to clinch the National League Championship Series 4-1 and advance to Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 1988.

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Dodgers 11, Cubs 1 | Los Angeles wins series, 4-1: Dodgers Crush the Cubs and Reach Their First World Series Since 1988

Enrique Hernandez, a utility player for the Dodgers, hit three home runs in the Game 5 win, including a grand slam in the third inning.

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Singapore Airlines to finalize $13.8 billion Boeing order next week

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Friday it will finalize an order for 39 Boeing Co aircraft worth $13.8 billion at list prices when Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits Washington D.C. next week.

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Singapore Airlines to finalise $13.8 bln Boeing order next week

* Deal announced in February but not yet in Boeing order book

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'World's smallest hotel' created in VW Beetle

Most of us get rid of old autos when their engines finally give up, but one man has turned his battered old VW Beetle into what he claims is the world's smallest hotel.

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Study links pollution to millions of deaths worldwide

LONDON (Reuters) - Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study.

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United shares nosedive after CEO admits airline is in a 'competitive hole'

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United Airlines shares tumble as fourth quarter guidance underwhelms

(Reuters) - United Airlines shares fell sharply on Thursday, losing as much as 11.5 percent in midday trading as investors sold the carrier's shares after it released disappointing forecasts for the fourth quarter.

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Ice tsunamis at the world's edge

All before us is ice. Stretching out for miles there's nothing but a vast barrier of white. A frozen sea, more than 30 stories tall, as menacing as it is beautiful.

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Rare color photos cast new light on World War II

Color film was rare in World War II. The vast majority of the photos taken during the conflict were in black and white, and color photography as a whole was still a relatively new technique.

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World stocks stumble after all-time high, kiwi takes a dive

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks set a fresh record high before stalling in Europe on Thursday, as the longest winning streak for Japanese stocks since 1998 and the first close above 23,000 for Wall Street's Dow index helped to offset nerves in Spain.

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South Africa's cabinet replaces Zuma ally as head of national airline

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's government has named Johannes Bhekumuzi Magwaza as chairman of loss-making state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA), replacing Dudu Myeni, who was an ally of President Jacob Zuma, the finance minister said on Thursday.

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SeaWorld laying off hundreds of workers

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United Airlines profit falls, sees margin decline this quarter

(Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell slightly less than investors had feared as the third-largest U.S. carrier was hit by $185 million in pre-tax losses caused by canceled flights during the Atlantic hurricane season.

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UPDATE 2-United Airlines profit falls, sees margin decline this quarter

Oct 18 (Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell slightly less than investors had feared as the third-largest U.S. carrier was hit by $185 million in pretax losses caused by canceled flights during the Atlantic hurricane season.

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United Airlines third-quarter profit falls, hurt by storms

(Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell by a third to $669 million from the year-ago period, partly due to $185 million in pretax losses caused by canceled flights during the Atlantic hurricane season.

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World's best airport swimming pools

Forget on-site cinemas and private bars, it seems spectacular swimming pools have become the hottest airport amenity.

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BRIEF-AIG's Travel Guard insurance services available to United Airlines' customers

* AIG Travel's Travel Guard insurance products and services now available to United Airlines' customers Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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The ultimate trip: Around the world in style

These round-the-world trips are an unforgettable way see the world by air, sea or land, while viisting some of the most spectacular places on earth.

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World markets steady as China congress starts and monetary policy gets back in focus

MILAN (Reuters) - World stocks stayed near peaks and currencies moved in tight ranges on Wednesday as China's Communist Party conference opened and the focus in Europe turned to speeches from top euro zone central bankers before next week's key policy meeting.

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UPDATE 2-Higher costs prompt Flybe profit warning in tough year for airlines

* Flybe is latest example of tough airline market (Adds share price, analyst reaction)

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Soccer: Reyna blasts U.S. 'arrogance' after World Cup exit

(Reuters) - Former Captain Claudio Reyna blasted the U.S. Soccer program on Tuesday, a week after the United States failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

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Fiji to sell world's first climate-change "green" bonds

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fiji will issue a $50 million "green" bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister said on Wednesday.

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'Love for country' behind move to Ryanair, says Malaysia Airlines' CEO

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines' outgoing chief executive Peter Bellew said on Wednesday his decision to leave the airline for Ryanair was due to a sense of responsibility to his native country.

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World's most expensive home listed for $410M

A Cap Ferrat mansion that was once home to Belgian King Leopold II has gone on the market for 350 million euros ($410 million) -- making it the most expensive home for sale in the world.

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U.S. safety board criticizes FAA, pilot on deadly U.S. balloon crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety board on Tuesday faulted U.S. aviation regulators and the pilot in the July 2016 Texas balloon crash that killed 16 people, the deadliest U.S. aviation accident in more than seven years.

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RPT-Small-scale FLNG consortium eyes Australia pilot site

OSLO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Norway's Add Energy, Australia's Transborders Energy and other partners will pick a site early next year for a low-cost floating liquefid natural gas (FLNG) development, the Norwegian consultancy firm said on Tuesday.

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Small-scale FLNG consortium eyes Australia pilot site

OSLO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Norway's Add Energy, Australia's Transborders Energy and other partners will pick a site early next year for a low-cost floating liquefid natural gas (FLNG) development, the Norwegian consultancy firm said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Camping World Holdings acquires Cooper's RV Center

* Camping world holdings continues rapid expansion of RV dealerships with acquisition of pittsburgh area, Cooper's RV center

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Malaysia CEO to return to Ryanair to help fix pilot problems

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines' chief executive Peter Bellew is to leave after just over a year in charge and rejoin former employer Ryanair as chief operations officer, the Irish airline said in a statement.

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Further Reading: Condoleezza Rice on the 10 Days Still Shaking the World

On the centenary of the October Revolution, the former secretary of state writes about the books that best help us understand Russia.

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Britain's 'Big Four" grocers all lose market share - Kantar Worldpanel

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain's "Big Four" supermarkets all lost market share in the 12 weeks to Oct. 8 despite growing sales as the march of the discount chains continued, Kantar Worldpanel said on Tuesday.

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Bombardier Turns to Airbus to Salvage Imperiled Airliner

Airbus made no financial commitment to the joint venture to make and sell Bombardier’s CSeries airliner, which could be assembled in the United States, avoiding import duties.

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Daimler recalls over 1 million vehicles worldwide for air bag fix

BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Daimler AG is recalling more than 1 million Mercedes-Benz cars and sport utility vehicles worldwide to address potential unintended air bag deployments, the German automaker said on Monday.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-China data boosts world stocks, copper; oil jumps

* Euro falters; copper hits three-year high (Changes byline, adds dateline NEW YORK; adds Wall Street open; updates throughout)

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China ambassador: How our 'opening up' is helping world economy

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Open citizenship doors around the world

Turns out money doesn't just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean or a killer suite in Quebec -- it can buy residency too.

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World's most expensive places to buy food

In some parts of the world, a single plate of food can eat up more than an entire day's earnings.

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China data boosts world stocks and commodities, oil jumps

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and commodities rose on Monday, boosted by upbeat Chinese data, while U.S. oil futures jumped to a near six-month high as escalating tensions between the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces threatened supply.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-China data boosts world stocks and commodities, oil jumps

LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - World stocks and commodities rose on Monday, boosted by upbeat Chinese data, while U.S. oil futures jumped to a near six-month high as escalating tensions between the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces threatened supply.

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Soccer: France join top seeds for World Cup draw

ZURICH (Reuters) - France will be among the top seeds for next month's World Cup draw after they climbed to seventh in the FIFA rankings published on Monday.

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On Baseball: How the Astros Went From Nowhere to the Brink of the World Series

Jeff Luhnow, Houston’s general manager, used savvy draft strategies to turn around a club that was among baseball’s worst five years ago.

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

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

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The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

While the world is fixated on its nuclear missiles, North Korea has also developed a cyberattack program that is stealing millions and unleashing havoc.

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Pavlyuchenkova beats Gavrilova in Hong Kong final

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Russian sixth seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova claimed her third title of the year by beating seventh-seeded Australian Daria Gavrilova in the final of the Hong Kong Tennis Open on Sunday.

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Drone hits commercial airliner in Canada, no injuries

(Reuters) - A drone hit an airplane landing at a Quebec City airport this week, the first time an unmanned flying object has collided with commercial aircraft in Canada, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said on Sunday.

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WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

DUBAI, Oct 15 (Reuters) - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets.

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Pope canonizes first New World martyrs, calls Amazon synod for 2019

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis canonized 35 new Roman Catholic saints on Sunday, including three indigenous children martyred in 16th century Mexico and considered the first Christians killed for their faith in the New World.

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Triathlon: Lange wins Ironman World Championship in course record

(Reuters) - German Patrick Lange produced a sizzling marathon run, charging to victory in a course record time while Swiss Daniela Ryf claimed a third successive victory in the women's event at the triathlon Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on Saturday.

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Lange wins Ironman World Championship triathlon in course record

(Reuters) - German Patrick Lange produced a sizzling marathon run, charging to victory in a course record time at the triathlon Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on Saturday.

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Syrian fighter pilot on trial for espionage in Turkey returns to Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Syrian fighter pilot who was detained after crashing in southern Turkey in March has returned to Syria after a Turkish court released him on Friday, Syrian TV reported.

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World's largest pink diamond expected to fetch up to $30 million at auction

LONDON (Reuters) - "The Pink Raj", an intense pink diamond described by experts as the world's largest, is expected to fetch up to $30 million when it is auctioned in Geneva next month.

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8 of the world's best new penthouse suites

Your own private oasis, high above the fray. That's what luxury hotel penthouses offer guests who are willing to pay a premium for some height and a lot of high design.

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UPDATE 1-Malaysia Airlines CEO eyes A330neo tests as order decision nears

LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines is watching the testing of the Airbus A330neo due to enter service next year as it evaluates an order for around 30 long-haul aircraft, CEO Peter Bellew said on Friday.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Mayim Bialik: Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein’s World

I have always had an uncomfortable relationship with being employed in an industry built on the objectification of women.

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New airline Level's fleet to reach 30 aircraft by 2022 - IAG CEO

LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - IAG's new long-haul low-cost airline Level will have a fleet of 30 aircraft by 2022 and will grow at a rate that is financially sustainable, IAG's CEO Willie Walsh said on Friday.

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RPT-COLUMN-Choosing "champions" in a protectionist world: McGeever

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - If the 40-year wave of globalization is now giving way to a rising tide of protectionism, the outlook for national and regional champions is brightening.

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What Trump's move on Iran means for the US and world

President Donald Trump will not kill the Iran nuclear deal on Friday.

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The richest poor country in the world

It is an island of fabulous beasts and unforgettable vistas.

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They adopted her thinking she was abandoned. Then they learned the truth.

The 7-year-old girl, dressed in bright pink and holding one of her favorite stuffed animals, sees her mother for the first time in nearly a year. A brilliant smile spreads across Namata's face, punctuating her excitement.

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World's largest private jet set for 2018 debut

Canadian aerospace company Bombardier is developing the Global 7000 jet, which would be the largest aircraft in the world designed for private or corporate use.

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

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

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

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

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Trump hinted at rescue last night, said it's a sign world respects US again

During a speech in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump hinted to the Taliban's release of a US-Canadian family.

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Beauty of decay: Abandoned ruins from around the world

As an airline pilot, Belgian-born Henk Van Rensbergen was used to traveling the world. But he found a great way to supersize that passion: hunting for the most wonderful, secret, haunting abandoned places.

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Stars of British art world donate works for Grenfell fire survivors

LONDON (Reuters) - A group of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has donated valuable works to sell at a charity auction for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed about 80 people at a London social housing block in June.

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COLUMN-Choosing "champions" in a protectionist world: McGeever

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - If the 40-year wave of globalization is now giving way to a rising tide of protectionism, the outlook for national and regional champions is brightening.

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Feature: Philip Pullman Returns to His Fantasy World

After 17 years, the author of the trilogy “His Dark Materials” carries on the story of one of literature’s most indelible heroines.

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Netherlands wins its seventh world solar car challenge in Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Netherlands claimed a seventh World Solar Challenge title on Thursday after its solar-powered car drove the length of Australia in a little over 37 hours.

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BRIEF-Southwest Airlines announces intention to serve Hawaii

* Southwest Airlines - ‍intention to launch application process for Federal Aviation Administration authorization for extended operations for Hawaii ​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Soccer: Fox undaunted by U.S. failure to qualify for World Cup

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The failure of the United States men's team to qualify for next year's World Cup will not impact on Fox Sports's plans to televise the tournament, a right for which it paid $200 million, the network said on Wednesday.

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Ronaldo and Messi make it safely to World Cup but no U.S.

ZURICH (Reuters) - The possibility of a World Cup without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi turned out to be a false alarm, yet next year's tournament will still have a major absentee after the United States' extraordinary failure to qualify on Tuesday.

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How the United States Missed the World Cup, Minute by Minute

All the United States national team had to do to get to the World Cup was win. But it didn’t, on a night when its rivals did. Watching an American soccer disaster play out in real time.

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Soccer: Ronaldo and Messi make it safely to World Cup but no U.S

ZURICH (Reuters) - The possibility of a World Cup without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi turned out to be a false alarm, yet next year's tournament will still have a major absentee after the United States' extraordinary failure to qualify on Tuesday.

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Stunned U.S face major questions after World Cup debacle

(Reuters) - In one of the biggest upsets of this qualifying cycle, the United States failed to reach the World Cup for the first time in more than 30 years and now face some major questions over the progress of the sport in the country.

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Spain-Catalonia relief nudges world stocks to fresh high

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks set a record high on Wednesday, as relief that Catalonia had put off any plans to break away from Spain followed a two-decade peak for Asia's biggest share market and more upbeat predictions for the global economy.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Spain-Catalonia relief nudges world stocks to fresh high

* Spain stocks, bonds rally as Catalonia fudges independence call

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Emirates willing to cooperate with rival UAE airline Etihad

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Emirates [EMIRA.UL] is open to cooperation with rival Etihad Airways in areas including procurement, its president Tim Clark said on Wednesday, adding a full merger between the pair was unlikely but up to the owners.

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UPDATE 3-Emirates willing to cooperate with rival UAE airline Etihad

* Unsure about aircraft orders at Dubai Airshow -Clark (Adds Etihad Airways comment)

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Why the world should worry about North Korea's cyber weapons

North Korea's hackers have been accused of carrying out some of the most audacious cyber attacks of the past few years, from siphoning millions of dollars to stealing state secrets.

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California, MacArthur Foundation, World Cup: Your Wednesday Briefing

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

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‘Brilliant,’ 41 and Lost to AIDS: The Theater World Asks Why

The death of Michael Friedman, a much-admired composer and lyricist, has left friends and fellow artists asking if they could have done more to help him amid signs of trouble.

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UPDATE 2-Emirates willing to cooperate with rival UAE airline Etihad

* Unsure if will place aircraft orders at Dubai Airshow: Clark (Adds comments on aircraft orders)

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Spain-Catalonia relief edges world stocks to fresh high

LONDON (Reuters) - Spanish stocks and bonds rallied and the euro hit a two-week high on Wednesday as European markets took relief from Catalonia stopping short of declaring immediate independence from Madrid.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Spain-Catalonia relief edges world stocks to fresh high

* Spain stocks, bonds rally as Catalonia fudges independence call

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Emirates says open to cooperation with rival UAE airline Etihad

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Dubai-based airline Emirates is open to cooperation with rival Etihad Airways on areas including procurement, its president Tim Clark said, adding a full merger between the pair was unlikely but up to the owners.

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UPDATE 1-Emirates says open to cooperation with rival UAE airline Etihad

* Full merger unlikely but up to owners: Emirates' Clark (Adds more comments)

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Spain relief helps world stocks index to fresh high

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - MSCI's 47-country 'All-World' stocks index hit a fresh record high of 493.25 points on Wednesday, as relief that Catalonia stopped short of declaring immediate independence from Spain pushed European shares higher in opening trade.

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U.S. Treasury dashes hopes for near-term World Bank capital hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Treasury official dashed hopes for a World Bank capital increase in the near term, saying the multilateral lender first needs to review its balance sheet to ensure resources are going to countries and projects that need them most.

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United States miss out on World Cup after Trinidad loss

(Reuters) - The United States will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 next year after a humiliating 2-1 defeat at the hands of Trinidad & Tobago in Couva on Tuesday.

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For first time in 32 years, US out of World Cup

For the first time since 1986, the US Men's National Team will be watching the World Cup from home.

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Magical Messi sees Argentina through to World Cup finals

(Reuters) - A magical Lionel Messi hat-trick carried Argentina to a 3-1 win over Ecuador on Tuesday and booked their place at next year's World Cup finals in Russia.

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Trinidad and Tobago 2, United States 1: United States to Miss World Cup After Loss in Trinidad and Tobago

The stunning defeat, combined with wins by Honduras and Panama, meant the U.S. will not participate in the Cup finals for the first time since 1986.

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United States miss out on World Cup after loss in Trinidad

(Reuters) - The United States will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 next year after a humiliating 2-1 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago in Couva on Tuesday.

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Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia qualify for World Cup

(Reuters) - Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia qualified for next year's World Cup on Tuesday after a dramatic last round of South American matches that also saw Peru clinch a spot in a playoff against New Zealand.

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Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

GENEVA (Reuters) - The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Asia, a major study said on Wednesday.

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How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets

Exploiting the popular Kaspersky antivirus software, Russian hackers searched millions of computers for American intelligence keywords. Israeli intelligence tipped off American officials.

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BRIEF-Gartner says worldwide PC shipments declined 3.6 pct in Q3 2017

* Gartner says worldwide PC shipments declined 3.6 percent in third quarter of 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Airline shares rise on post-hurricane results

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines and United Airlines reported better than expected September results on Tuesday, despite the impact of three hurricanes, sending their shares and stocks in other U.S. airlines up sharply.

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Kaspersky's U.S. spat a sign of Balkanisation in cyber world: Interpol

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Divisions along national lines, including actions taken by the United States against Russia's Kaspersky Lab, are making it harder to effectively fight cross-border cyber crime, a senior Interpol official told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

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UPDATE 2-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

* Air France, Vietnam Airlines j/v to start Nov. 1 (Adds quote from Vietnam Airlines CEO)

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UAE: Qatar must shun 'extremism' to host 2022 World Cup

DUBAI (Reuters) - A senior United Arab Emirates official said Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup should depend on it rejecting "extremism and terrorism", in comments drawing the soccer tournament into in the worst diplomatic row between rich Gulf monarchies in years.

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BRIEF-Camping World Holdings says co's unit entered into a second amendment to credit agreement

* Camping World Holdings Inc - ‍on October 6, unit entered into a second amendment to credit agreement dated as of November 8, 2016​ - SEC filing

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UPDATE 1-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

cnn.com

Best German bars around the world

It's easy to stereotype the German gastro scene as all oompah bands, gargantuan beer steins, and buxom waitresses wearing dirndls.

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

Essay: As the 747 Begins Its Final Approach, a Pilot Takes a Flight Down Memory Lane

The iconic plane revolutionized air travel. Now it is being retired. Here’s why I’ll miss flying them.

cnn.com

It's smallest nation to qualify for World Cup

Russia brace yourself -- the "Viking thunder clap" is heading your way.

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Europe Edition: Catalonia, Donald Trump, World Cup: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles nytimes.com

China Hastens the World Toward an Electric-Car Future

The biggest automakers in the world are being forced to follow Beijing’s lead as China takes steps to dominate in electric vehicles and technology.

cnn.com

'Blade Runner,' 'Westworld' test our empathy

The following contains major spoilers about "Blade Runner 2049."

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BRIEF-Rexnord Corporation acquires World Dryer Corporation

* Rexnord Corp - ‍ World Dryer will join Rexnord's Zurn business​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar's Mexico-made exports to world

MONTERREY, Mexico, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Less than half the trucks exported from Navistar's mammoth Escobedo plant in Mexico are sold in North America but the factory's success remains tightly tied to the uncertain future of the region's NAFTA free trade deal.

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BRIEF-Avis Budget renews and expands partnership with International Airlines Group

* Announces renewal and expansion of global partnership with International Airlines Group Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Egypt qualifies for first World Cup since 1990

Egypt manager Héctor Cúper had already been taking medication for high blood pressure to deal with the stress before the game.

World Cup 2022 (Soccer) nytimes.com

Hassan al-Thawadi on Worker Welfare, Qatari Goals and the 2022 World Cup

In an interview with The New York Times, the man leading Qatar’s preparations for the 2022 World Cup discussed the advantages, and challenges, of the task he was given.

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Corker: Trump is setting the US 'on the path to World War III'

Sen. Bob Corker, who engaged in a public feud with President Donald Trump over the weekend, said Trump is setting the country "on the path to World War III."

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Germany, China lift world stocks, Spanish worries simmer

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares rose on Monday, with Chinese stocks hitting 21-month highs and the German index setting a new record, while political uncertainty triggered big moves in sterling, the Turkish lira and Spanish debt.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Germany, China lift world stocks, Spanish worries simmer

* Lira tumbles vs dollar as Turkey, U.S. suspend visa services

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Germany, China lift world stocks, Spanish worries ease

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares rose on Monday, with Chinese stocks hitting 21-month highs and Germany a record, while political uncertainty triggered big moves in sterling, the Turkish lira and Spanish debt.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Germany, China lift world stocks, Spanish worries ease

* Lira tumbles vs dollar as Turkey, U.S. suspend visa services

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Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar's Mexico-made exports to world

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Less than half the trucks exported from Navistar's mammoth Escobedo plant in Mexico are sold in North America but the factory's success remains tightly tied to the uncertain future of the region's NAFTA free trade deal.

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Senator Corker says Trump risks putting U.S. on path to World War Three

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker warned on Sunday that President Donald Trump risks setting the nation “on the path to World War Three" in an interview with The New York Times, the latest in a series public barbs traded over the day.

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UPDATE 1-Boeing helped finance bailout of Monarch Airlines in 2016 -FT

Oct 8 (Reuters) - Boeing Co had pumped in more than 100 million pounds ($130 million) into Britain's Monarch Airlines which collapsed last week, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

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Boeing helped finance bailout of Monarch Airlines in 2016: FT

(Reuters) - Boeing Co had pumped in more than 100 million pounds ($130 million) into Britain's now defunct Monarch Airlines [MONA.UL], the Financial Times reported.

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Boeing helped finance bailout of Monarch Airlines in 2016- FT

Oct 8 (Reuters) - Boeing Co had pumped in more than 100 million pounds ($130 million) into Britain's now defunct Monarch Airlines, the Financial Times reported.

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Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2018 soccer World Cup

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Alex Iwobi’s second-half winner ensured Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup when their 1-0 home victory over Zambia on Saturday moved them into an unassailable lead in their group.

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Halep on top of the world after reaching China Open final

(Reuters) - Simona Halep will take over as the new number one in the WTA world rankings after progressing to the China Open final with a dominant 6-2 6-4 victory over Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in Beijing on Saturday.

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Gymnastics - American Hurd wins all-around title at world championships

(Reuters) - American Morgan Hurd seized the all-around title at the gymnastics world championships in Montreal on Friday.

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Analysis: In Trumpworld, Fridays are for firing

TGIF!

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Xiao leads China one-two in men's all-around at worlds

(Reuters) - Xiao Ruoteng became the first Chinese man to take gold in a major global individual all-around competition since Yang Wei at the 2008 Beijing Olympics when he claimed victory at the world championships in Montreal on Thursday.

cnn.com

World's 50 best bars in 2017

What's the recipe for creating the world's best bar? In 2017, it's one part swanky hotel, two parts classic Art Deco and three parts hard work -- all mixed up for more than 125 years.

Ishiguro, Kazuo nytimes.com

An Appraisal: Kazuo Ishiguro, a Nobel Winner Whose Characters Are Caught Between Worlds

In his disparate novels, Ishiguro is a uniter, a conferrer of calm, rather than a divider.

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Boeing-backed, electric-hybrid airliner set to hit market in 2022

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Seattle-area startup backed by the venture arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp plans to bring a small hybrid-electric airliner to market by 2022 that can dramatically reduce the travel time and cost of trips under 1,000 miles (1,600 km), it said on Thursday.

cnn.com

Who are the world's most valued teachers?

All over the world, proud parents drop their children at the gates of schools, dreaming about what they might accomplish after years of study and homework. They entrust teachers with the duty of nurturing their development and opening their eyes to a world of possibilities. It's a huge responsibility -- but is that responsibility reflected in their social status and pay?

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Soccer star apologizes for behavior at Disney World

US soccer star Alex Morgan has apologized for her actions that led her to being kicked out from a Disney World park in Florida on Sunday.

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UPDATE 2-Merlin Entertainments bids for part of SeaWorld - source

Oct 4 (Reuters) - UK-based theme park operator Merlin Entertainments Plc has approached marine park operator SeaWorld Entertainment Inc about a potential deal, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Analysis: GOP senator just told world what he thinks of Trump

Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker suggested Wednesday that Gens. John Kelly and James Mattis as well Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are the "people that help separate our country from chaos," a stinging criticism of President Donald Trump from a man once considered an ally in Washington.

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E-sport: Virtual world wrestling with real issues amid rapid growth

LONDON (Reuters) - The rapidly-growing virtual world of e-sport is having to face up to some very real problems as it steps further into the mainstream sporting landscape.

businessNews reuters.com

Major indexes hit record highs second day; autos, airlines jump

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The three major U.S. stock indexes and the Russell 2000 posted record high closes for the second straight day on Tuesday, helped by gains in airlines and as carmakers rose after strong September vehicle sales.

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US STOCKS-Major indexes hit record highs 2nd day; autos, airlines jump

* Indexes up : Dow 0.4 pct, S&P 0.2 pct, Nasdaq 0.2 pct (Updates to close)

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Soccer: Putin says 2018 World Cup venues on track despite delays

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that some construction work on the 2018 World Cup stadiums remained behind schedule, but he was satisfied with the overall condition of the venues.

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UPDATE 3-Buffett bets on truck stops, to buy majority of Pilot Flying J

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc bought a major stake in Pilot Flying J, the largest U.S. truck stop operator, and said it will become the majority owner in six years, deepening its commitment to the American economy.

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BRIEF-Boeing rolls out Singapore Airlines' first 787-10 Dreamliner

* Boeing rolls out Singapore Airlines' first 787-10 Dreamliner

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Socer: Putin says Russia venues for 2018 World Cup overall on track, but there are delays

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday the venues due to host the 2018 World Cup soccer championship were overall in a satisfactory condition, but there were some delays.

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Buffett bets on truck stops, to buy majority of Pilot Flying J

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday deepened its commitment to the American economy, saying it bought a major stake in Pilot Flying J, the largest U.S. truck stop operator, and will become majority owner in six years.

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UPDATE 2-Buffett bets on truck stops, to buy majority of Pilot Flying J

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday deepened its commitment to the American economy, saying it bought a major stake in Pilot Flying J, the largest U.S. truck stop operator, and will become majority owner in six years.

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Berkshire Hathaway invests in truck stop operator Pilot Flying J

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday deepened its commitment to the American economy, saying it will buy a 38.6 percent stake in truck-stop operator Pilot Flying J and eventually take a controlling stake.

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Monarch boss 'absolutely devastated' after airline's sudden collapse

LONDON (Reuters) - The boss of Monarch Airlines said he was "absolutely devastated" by the failure of Britain's fifth largest carrier which wrecked the holiday plans of hundreds of thousands of tourists and left most of its staff out of work.

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Monarch boss "absolutely devastated" after airline's sudden collapse

LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The boss of Monarch Airlines said he was "absolutely devastated" by the failure of Britain's fifth largest carrier which wrecked the holiday plans of hundreds of thousands of tourists and left most of its staff out of work.

artsNews reuters.com

Song dynasty bowl shatters world record for Chinese ceramics, fetches $37.7 million in HK sale

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A nearly 900-year-old porcelain Song dynasty bowl smashed the world auction record for Chinese ceramics on Tuesday, selling for HK$294.3 million ($37.68 million) at a Sotheby's sale in Hong Kong.

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Song dynasty bowl shatters world record for Chinese ceramics, fetches $37.7 mln in HK sale

HONG KONG, Oct 3 (Reuters) - A nearly 900-year-old porcelain Song dynasty bowl smashed the world auction record for Chinese ceramics on Tuesday, selling for HK$294.3 million ($37.68 million) at a Sotheby's sale in Hong Kong.

healthNews reuters.com

Oxford team to test universal flu vaccine in world first

LONDON (Reuters) - A seasonal flu vaccine that would be the first in the world to fight all types of the virus is to be tested in a two-year clinical trial involving more than 2,000 patients by researchers in Oxford.

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UPDATE 1-France's Worldline raises targets as acquisitions pay off

Oct 3 (Reuters) - French payments company Worldline SA has raised its revenue and profitability targets for 2017-2019 thanks to increased business from its acquisitions.

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Gymnastics: Uchimura pulls out of world all-around championships

(Reuters) - Kohei Uchimura's remarkable tenure as world all-around champion ended on Monday as the Japanese pulled out of qualification at the gymnastics world championships in Montreal with an apparent lower left leg injury.

Arthur Janov nytimes.com

Arthur Janov, Psychologist Who Set the World Screaming, Dies at 93

The father of primal scream therapy, Dr. Janov maintained, not without controversy, that it could cure an array of ills from alcoholism to asthma.

nytimes.com

Telling the Tales of Trees Around the World

More than just providing of shade, fruit or wood, trees are nature’s documentarians, witnessing – and sometimes playing a role in history.

businessNews reuters.com

European airline failures play into hands of richer rivals

BERLIN (Reuters) - First Alitalia, then Air Berlin and now Monarch Airlines: Europe's struggling carriers are falling like dominoes and the region's biggest airlines are set to chalk up bigger profits.

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Airlines swoop on fallen Monarch for experienced pilots

LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The sudden collapse of Britain's Monarch Airlines on Monday has sparked a rush among airlines to hire pilots from the stricken carrier, as rivals seek to add more experienced staff.

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UPDATE 5-Monarch Airlines goes bust, spoiling holiday plans for many Britons

* Monarch becomes biggest UK carrier to go into administration

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

Jason Aldean and Others on the Las Vegas Attack: ‘This World Is Sick’

Performers who had played at the country music festival targeted in a deadly shooting expressed their sympathy for the victims.

cnn.com

Why do European airlines keep going bust?

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

Bankruptcy of Britain’s Monarch Airlines Strands Thousands Abroad

The collapse of the low-cost carrier, which struggled in Europe’s highly competitive airline market, was described as the “biggest ever” airline failure in Britain.

worldNews reuters.com

World Food Programme cuts rations for refugees in Kenya

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The U.N. World Food Programme is cutting food rations by 30 percent for more than 400,000 refugees living in camps in Kenya due to insufficient funding, it said on Monday.

cnn.com

Country music world stunned by Vegas shooting

Country music star Jason Aldean was on stage when a gunman attacked the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada late Sunday night.

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Abandoned by tourists, Bali town counts cost of Indonesia volcano

AMED, Indonesia (Reuters) - A Balinese town once bustling with holidaymakers has almost emptied of tourists after warnings that nearby Mount Agung could erupt at any time - a snapshot of the growing cost the rumbling volcano poses to Indonesia's economy.

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Morris Chang, head of world's biggest foundry chipmaker TSMC, to retire

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said its founder and chairman, Morris Chang, will retire next June, after having built the company into the world's biggest foundry chipmaker with a market value of about $185 billion.

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UPDATE 1-Morris Chang, head of world's biggest foundry chipmaker TSMC, to retire

* TSMC now has market value of about $185 bln (Recasts and writes through with details)

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UPDATE 3-Britain's Monarch Airlines goes bust, leaving thousands stranded

* Monarch becomes biggest UK carrier to go into administration

cnn.com

UK scrambles to help stranded travelers after airline goes bust

British airline Monarch has been placed into administration, leaving thousands of customers in the lurch.

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World Food Program seeks 75 million dollars for Rohingya crisis

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The World Food Program (WFP) appealed on Sunday for 75 million dollars in emergency aid over the next six months to help alleviate the suffering of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar.

Airports nytimes.com

In a Warming World, Keeping the Planes Running

Sea walls, longer runways and lighter plane loads could add major expenses for a global industry that transports billions of passengers a year.