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Round Hill, investor in Beatles and Bruno Mars songs, raises new fund

(Reuters) - Round Hill Music Royalty Partners, a private equity firm which invests in the copyright of songs from artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Bruno Mars, said on Tuesday it...

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Buying a Piece of Bob Marley’s Song Catalog, and His Enduring Legacy

Primary Wave, a boutique New York company that aggressively markets “icons and legends”, bought the rights to Marley’s songs in a $50 million deal.

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Brigitte biography says young Macron wrote steamy book about their romance

PARIS (Reuters) - A new biography of French first lady Brigitte Macron says her husband penned a racy novel inspired by their early romance, when he was still a teenager and she his married drama teacher.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Black Eyed Peas Get Serious About Injustice, and 12 More New Songs

Listen to the week's most notable news songs from Lil Peep, Karen O, Carrie Underwood and more.

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Haiti 'shocked' by Trump comments, summons U.S. envoy

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti on Friday expressed shock at reports that U.S. President Donald Trump referred to the Caribbean nation as a "shithole," and summoned the top U.S. diplomat in the country for an explanation.

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BRIEF-Taylor Devices Qtrly Earnings Per Share $0.02

* TAYLOR DEVICES ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTH RESULTS

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BRIEF-Taylor Morrison Home Corp - Preliminary Total Revenue For Year Ended Dec 31 Was $3.89 Bln

* - PRELIMINARY TOTAL REVENUE FOR YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2017 WAS $3.89 BILLION COMPARED TO $3.55 BILLION

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Recy Taylor is 'a name I know ... you should know, too,' Oprah says

Recy Taylor is a name Oprah Winfrey thinks you should know.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Justin Timberlake Stays Funky (for Now), and 9 More New Songs

Hear the new songs that caught our critics' attention this week, from Bruno Mars and Cardi B, They Might Be Giants and more.

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BRIEF-Taylor Morrison Home announces pricing of public offering of class A common stock

* TAYLOR MORRISON HOME CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRICING OF PUBLIC OFFERING OF CLASS A COMMON STOCK, USING PROCEEDS TO PURCHASE INTERESTS FROM ITS EQUITY SPONSORS, AND ADDITIONAL CONCURRENT REPURCHASE FROM ITS EQUITY SPONSORS

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Spotify sued for $1.6B over Tom Petty, Doors songs

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Darts: No fairytale finish for Taylor as Cross wins world title

LONDON (Reuters) - The great Phil Taylor bowed out of professional darts after the 16-time champion lost 7-2 to debutant Rob Cross in the final of the PDC World Championship at Alexandra Palace on Monday.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Lil Wayne Recaptures His Old Magic and 8 More New Songs

Hear the tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from Major Lazer, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Cassie and more.

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Recy Taylor, Who Fought for Justice After a 1944 Rape, Dies at 97

The crime was never prosecuted because two all-white grand juries refused to indict her attackers. Alabama lawmakers apologized in 2011.

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No proof Kaesong cash funded North Korea arms programs: South Korea expert panel

SEOUL (Reuters) - There was no evidence that North Korea had diverted wages paid to its workers by South Korean companies operating in a now-closed industrial park on their border to bankroll its weapons programs, an expert panel appointed by Seoul's Ministry of Unification said on Thursday.

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White House media moments that shocked us in 2017

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Cardi B Isn’t Going Anywhere and 9 More New Songs

Hear the week's most notable new music, from the return of Sugarland to Laura Marling covering a Bob Dylan classic.

Audio Recordings, Downloads and Streaming nytimes.com

Taylor Swift’s Rivals This Holiday: Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole

The popularity of streaming holiday-music classics has made record labels more reluctant to release non-Christmas albums in the final quarter.

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Review: ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Keeps the Songs but Loses the Plot

The latest entry in this movie series fares best when its director treats it as a fantastical buddy comedy.

Christians and Christianity nytimes.com

Hillsong Unites Believers and Those Old Agnostics John, Paul, George and Ringo

More than a thousand worshipers attended a Pentecostal singalong whose set list included Beatles hits like “Can’t Buy Me Love” and “Here Comes the Sun.”

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Athletics: Shocked Gatlin sacks coach after doping claim

LONDON (Reuters) - World 100 meters champion Justin Gatlin said on Tuesday he was "shocked and surprised" at doping allegations made against his coach Dennis Mitchell, like Gatlin a convicted doper, but added that he had sacked him as soon as he heard about the issue.

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Democrats in New York Can Already Hear Iowa’s Siren Song

The region is home to a glut of nationally ambitious politicians and a confluence of egos that promise friction heading into 2020.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Black Thought Freestyles for 10 Minutes and 11 More New Songs

Hear the most notable new music out this week, from Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamildrops team-up with the Decemberists to a Thelonious Monk reissue.

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CME Group veteran, post-trade head Taylor to retire at year-end

WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Kim Taylor, CME Group veteran and post-trade head, will retire from the world's largest exchange group at the end of the year, she said in an email to Reuters.

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BRIEF-Phillips 66 Says Co's President Tim Taylor Will Retire

* PHILLIPS 66 SAYS CO'S PRESIDENT TIM TAYLOR WILL RETIRE AT THE END OF THIS YEAR Further company coverage:

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Siri, what's that song? Apple buys Shazam

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Review: Taylor Swift Leads a Jingle Ball Full of Hardheaded Women and Nice Guys

The annual concert of hitmakers at Madison Square Garden slighted pop’s diversity, offering a narrow definition of what “hit radio” looked like in 2017.

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Moore Accuser Admits She Wrote Part of Yearbook Inscription

Beverly Young Nelson said she made notes on a yearbook inscription she had offered as crucial evidence about her claim that Roy S. Moore had groped her.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Seun Kuti and Santana Sound an Alarm, and 10 More New Songs

The week's most notable new songs, from Migos to Johnny Mathis.

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The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

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Why Taylor Swift is on Time's Person of the Year cover

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The stories behind your favorite Christmas songs

Grab your Mariah Carey vocals. 'Tis the season for Christmas caroling.

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Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week on Monday.

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She's the ex-Trump official who wrote that Russia threw election

As the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election continue, another former Trump official is making her way into headlines.

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Lawyer says he wrote Trump's tweet about firing Flynn

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, John Dowd, confirmed to CNN on Sunday that he wrote a tweet for the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account about the firing of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: The Hold Steady Get Revved Up and 9 More New Songs

Hear the week's notable new releases, from Beyoncé joining Ed Sheeran to the latest from Craig David's comeback.

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Slain politician's husband shocked by tweet

Brendan Cox, the husband of a British Parliament member murdered by an extremist whose last words represented the hate group President Trump has retweeted anti-Muslim videos from, tells CNN's Anderson Cooper he thinks the President's actions have "shocked" everyone in the United Kingdom, no matter their political affiliation.

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Album Review: U2 Releases ‘Songs of Experience.’ Cynicism Not Included.

On the follow-up to the 2014 album “Songs of Innocence,” the band sets out to counter the despair of 2017 with love and optimism.

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Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' reigns atop Billboard 200 chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift ruled at the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday as her latest release "Reputation" easily beat off new entries from country music stars Tim McGraw and Garth Brooks.

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Ice-cool Goffin beats Tsonga, sends Davis Cup into deciding match

LILLE, France (Reuters) - David Goffin never once lost his cool as he beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6(5) 6-3 6-2 to put Belgium level at 2-2 with hosts France, sending the Davis Cup final into a decisive fifth match on Sunday.

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French minister 'shocked' by job cuts at Nestle's Galderma unit

PARIS (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday he was particularly "shocked" by Nestle's plans to cut up to 450 jobs at its Galderma skin-health research plant in the south of France as the plant benefited from a research tax credit.

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Tsonga win leaves France-Belgium Davis Cup final all-square

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga demolished Steve Darcis 6-3 6-2 6-1 to bring France level at 1-1 with Belgium after the first day of the Davis Cup final on Friday.

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Brantley in Britain: Showgirls, a Monster and a Drag Queen: Singing Songs of Self

New musicals on London’s stages include a merciless and compassionate “Follies,” a revitalized “Young Frankenstein” and a timely saga of an aspiring drag queen.

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Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' is 2017's biggest U.S. album debut

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's "Reputation" album sold 1.216 million copies in its first week and debuted at the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart, Nielsen Music said on Monday, the biggest album debut of the year.

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The 1960s cult leader whose followers committed murders that shocked America died Sunday

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Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85

Mr. Tillis found a way to turn his speech impediment into an asset by getting audiences to laugh along with him.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Malcolm Young of AC/DC: Listen to 10 Essential Songs

The musician, who died on Saturday, gave the band its architectural foundation, using his rhythm guitar to make AC/DC swing as much as it stomped.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Demi Lovato Seeks Her ‘Despacito’ and 9 More New Songs

Hear the tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from two Spanish-English team-ups to a surprise from Jaden Smith.

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Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

Before Harvey Fierstein came along, most gay-themed plays featured characters who were either closeted or bitter or suicidal, and usually all three.

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Yes, that was Taylor Swift in Target

If you were at a Target in Nashville late Tuesday and thought you spotted Taylor Swift, you are not crazy.

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Golf: Garcia leaning toward Callaway after split with TaylorMade

(Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will use a new ball and clubs at this week's DP World Tour Championship in Dubai after parting company with the TaylorMade equipment company.

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Golf-Garcia leaning towards Callaway after split with TaylorMade

Nov 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will use a new ball and clubs at this week's DP World Tour Championship in Dubai after parting company with the TaylorMade equipment company.

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Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sales soar, but Adele keeps her crown

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's new album "Reputation" has sold more than one million copies in its first five days, Nielsen Music said on Tuesday, but the U.S. pop star failed to beat the record set by Britain's Adele two years ago.

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Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sells a million copies in 4 days

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CORRECTED-Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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Popcast: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Has Arrived. Let’s Discuss.

Ms. Swift plays a different game on her sixth album — making pop music that directly competes with the rest of the field’s dominant players. A panel discussion, on Popcast.

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Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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MOVES-PGIM Investments names Sheri Taylor Gilchrist global marketing chief

Nov 13 (Reuters) - PGIM Investments has named Sheri Taylor Gilchrist global chief marketing officer.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Eminem Reflects, Sturgill Simpson Busks and 11 More New Songs

Elvis Costello releases a new track, Betty Davis brings the "F.U.N.K.," and more songs that caught our critics' attention this week.

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Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' debuts to strong sales, mixed reviews

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's revenge-tinged new album "Reputation" soared to the top of the iTunes charts on its first day of release on Friday, earning mixed reviews from music critics while fans devoured the lyrics for clues about her latest targets.

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Taylor Swift's 'Reputation': What folks are saying

Happy Taylor Swift Day!

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South Korea says will provide financial support for Kaesong firms

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has decided to provide additional financial support for companies that formerly operated at the now shut-down Kaesong industrial complex inside North Korea, the Ministry of Unification said on Friday.

Pussy Riot nytimes.com

Pussy Riot Takes Aim at Trump and Putin in New Song

The dissident Russian band’s release deals with state surveillance and police brutality, with a cameo by Chloë Sevigny.

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Dance star Akram Khan prepares for swansong tour

LONDON (Reuters) - One of Britain's most celebrated dancer-choreographers, Akram Khan, is tackling the rise of xenophobia in his latest work, which he says will be his last as a leading performer.

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U.S. Air Force Academy says black student wrote racial slurs

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force Academy said a black cadet candidate at its preparatory school wrote the racist remarks that targeted him and four others and prompted the academy's leader to tell cadets to "get out" if they could not be tolerant.

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Taylor Swift, Entering a New Era, Sticks to a Safe Space: Tumblr

As the singer prepares to release “Reputation,” her die-hard fans interact directly with their queen away from the critical glare of other social media.

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Taylor Swift's new album tracklist is out

We are one day closer to the release of Taylor Swift's eagerly awaited new album and now we know what will be on it.

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UPDATE 2-Trucker Knight-Swift's 3rd-qtr profit falls on merger costs

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc , the largest full truckload carrier in North America, posted a lower quarterly profit on Monday due to costs associated with its recent merger and a growing driver shortage in the industry.

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BRIEF-Arch Capital says on Nov 2, Kewsong Lee, notified his resignation to board effective immediately

* Arch Capital Group-on Nov 2 Kewsong Lee, notified his resignation to board effective immediately after his promotion to co-CEO at Carlyle Group Lp Source text (http://bit.ly/2Ai9JZJ) Further company coverage:

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Playlist: The Playlist: The Return of the Real Boy Band and 10 More New Songs

Hear Feist honor Leonard Cohen, N.E.R.D snap back to life and more new songs that caught our critics' attention this week.

Gospel Music nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Bob Dylan’s Songs for the Soul, Revisited and Redeemed

The latest installment in the “Bootleg Series” provides new perspective on the songwriter’s controversial Christian years.

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France's Pouille eases past compatriot Tsonga for Vienna title

(Reuters) - Lucas Pouille halted Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's charge in the Vienna Open on Sunday, scoring a comfortable straight-sets victory over his French compatriot to claim his third title of the season.

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Tsonga beats Kohlschreiber to set up all-French final in Vienna

(Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Vienna Open semi-finals on Saturday to set up an all-French title clash with Lucas Pouille and keep his hopes of making the season-ending ATP Finals alive.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Gregory Porter Celebrates Nat King Cole and 8 More New Songs

Hear Brian Eno and Kevin Shields's new track, plus songs from Rhye, Sleigh Bells and more.

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'Ready For It?': Decoding Taylor Swift's new video

Remember when Taylor Swift told us in her last video that the old Taylor was dead?

Shopping and Retail nytimes.com

Big City: Lord & Taylor, WeWork and the Death of Leisure

The sale of the department store’s flagship Fifth Avenue building marks the end of shopping as fun, and the rise of work as a way of life.

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Fed chair choice down to Powell, Taylor, one source tells Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's search for the next chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve has come down to Fed Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor, Politico on Friday cited one source as saying, while another counseled caution.

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Fats Domino Songs: Listen to 12 Essential Tracks

His easygoing image concealed the boldness and subtlety of his music — Domino was an innovator who didn’t flaunt it. A dozen songs from his prime years prove it.

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Hudson's Bay to sell Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave building

(Reuters) - Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co (HBC) agreed to sell its Lord & Taylor flagship building in New York for $850 million to WeWork Cos, in what may be a step toward easing tensions with activist investor Jonathan Litt.

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UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay to sell Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave building

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co (HBC) agreed to sell its Lord & Taylor flagship building in New York for $850 million to WeWork Cos, in what may be a step toward easing tensions with activist investor Jonathan Litt.

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Hudson's Bay gets $500 mln investment, selling Lord & Taylor 5th Ave building

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Hudson's Bay Co said on Tuesday WeWork Cos and Rhone Capital would make an equity investment of $500 million in the Canadian retailer's business.

Shopping and Retail nytimes.com

Lord & Taylor Store, Icon of New York Retail, Will Become WeWork Offices

A sign of pressures facing retailers, a deal is an acknowledgment that even grand shopping spaces of old may now be more valuable as offices.

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Trump considers Fed's Powell, economist Taylor to lead central bank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central bank's top two jobs, in an apparent bid to reassure markets and appease conservatives hungry for change.

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Taylor Swift's new song decoded

Try not to be shocked that Taylor Swift wrote a song about a guy.

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Trump says considering having both Powell and Taylor serve at Fed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering tapping both current Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor to serve in top posts at the U.S. central bank.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Taylor Swift Has a Miserable Crush and 12 More New Songs

Hear the tracks the caught our critics' attention this week, from Fever Ray, Colleen, Chris Stapleton and more.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: A ‘Torch Song’ Burning With Emotion Behind the Laughs

Portraying mother and son in a fierce revival of Harvey Fierstein’s comedy, Mercedes Ruehl and Michael Urie are in peak form.

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With tears and song, China welcomes Xi as great, wise leader

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials on Thursday heaped praise on President Xi Jinping's political ideology, unveiled a day earlier at a key Communist Party Congress, a sign that it could be enshrined in the party's constitution and further cement his power.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Puerto Rico relief song tops Billboard chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's star-studded charity song to fund relief efforts in Puerto Rico topped the Billboard digital singles chart on Monday, while Christian music rapper NF topped the Billboard 200 album chart.

Classical Music nytimes.com

The Pioneering Modernist Who Wrote an Audacious String Quartet

Ruth Crawford Seeger created pathbreaking music. But her family’s folk revival legacy has overshadowed her avant-garde compositions.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Mavis Staples Warns of Deadly Force, and 9 More New Songs

Hear the songs that caught our critics' attention this week, from a studio reverie by Beck to a globe-hopping track by Major Lazer.

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Fierce girls fight inequality with Beyoncé song

A short film celebrating the International Day of the Girl shows young girls around the world dancing to Beyoncé's song "Freedom."

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BRIEF-P&G CEO David Taylor says will continue to work with Peltz after vote

* CEO David Taylor- "very happy with the outcome of this preliminary vote"‍​

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Jason Aldean opens 'SNL' with Petty song

Country singer Jason Aldean, who was performing as the Las Vegas shooting began, did the "Saturday Night Live" cold open with a tribute to the victims and their families by singing Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down."

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings for Puerto Rico and 9 More New Songs

Hear the week's most notable tracks from the Breeders, Big K.R.I.T. and Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's releases star-studded song for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda and 22 of his musically talented friends have released a new song to raise money for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

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Special counsel met with ex-spy who wrote dossier on alleged Russian efforts to aid Trump's campaign

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Ralph and Alice and Ed and Trixie (and Song and Dance)

A musical of “The Honeymooners” aims to open the windows of that cramped Kramden apartment to let in a “contemporary worldview.”

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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.

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Listen to 14 Essential Tom Petty Songs

The hit singles he recorded between 1976 and 1993 made him a radio star, but his songs were packed with nuance just below the surface.

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Tom Petty's most memorable songs

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Tom Petty's career spanned five decades.

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Long-lost family surprises shocked war hero

Tony King hadn't seen or spoken to his family since 1981. Last month, under the most incredible circumstances, the WWII vet reunited with his family.

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U.S. four-ball rout leaves Internationals shell-shocked

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States were threatening to run away with another Presidents Cup after a four-ball rout on Friday that left a International team reeling and searching for answers.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Playlist: The Playlist: Hear Beyoncé Join ‘Mi Gente,’ Plus 9 More New Songs

Listen to the songs that caught our critics' attention this week, from a track Chance the Rapper debuted on "Colbert" to the finale of Torres' new album.

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Taylor Swift congratulates Cardi B

Note to the haters: Even Taylor Swift is happy for Cardi B.

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Taylor Swift dethroned by this recording-breaking rapper

Rapper Cardi B bumped singer Taylor Swift from the number one spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Cardi is the first solo female rapper to top the singles chart in nearly 20 years.

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Taylor Swift shakes off copyright lawsuit as 'ridiculous'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Representatives for Taylor Swift on Tuesday rejected a copyright infringement lawsuit filed on Monday by two songwriters over Swift's hit song "Shake It Off" as a "ridiculous claim."

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BRIEF-Taylor Morrison extends and increases stock repurchase program

* Taylor Morrison extends and increases stock repurchase program

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France reach Davis Cup final after Tsonga beats Lajovic

LILLE, France (Reuters) - France won a place in the Davis Cup final when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Dusan Lajovic 2-6 6-2 7-6(5) 6-2 to give the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead over Serbia on Sunday.

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France reach Davis Cup final after Tsonga beat Lajovic

LILLE, France (Reuters) - France punched their ticket to the Davis Cup final when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Dusan Lajovic 2-6 6-2 7-6(5) 6-2 to give the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead against Serbia on Sunday.

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France and Serbia level at 1-1 as Tsonga beats Djere

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed a no-nonsense 7-6(2) 6-3 6-3 win against Laslo Djere as France drew level with Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final after the first singles on Friday.

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Shocked residents return to Irma-ravaged Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA, Fla., Sept 13 (Reuters) - Evacuees from Hurricane Irma were early on Wednesday returning to the Florida Keys, where sunrise will give them a first glimpse of devastation that has left countless homes and businesses in ruins.

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Kristen Bell sings 'Frozen' songs to evacuees

"Frozen" actress Kristen Bell lifted spirits by singing to Florida evacuees during Hurricane Irma.

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Oregon college shooter wrote of kinship with mass killers in manifesto

(Reuters) - A gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon college in 2015 wrote of his demonic views and how he shared a bond with other mass killers, documents released by authorities showed on Friday.

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Don Williams, Singer of Plain-Spoken Country Songs, Dies at 78

Mr. Williams, whose admirers included Pete Townshend and Eric Clapton, was best known for ballads extolling the virtues of romantic commitment.

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George Michael's new song is 'mixed feelings'

A posthumous single from singer George Michael is receiving mixed reaction from fans.

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Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats

President Donald Trump surprised the leaders of his own party in Congress on Wednesday when he backed a deal pushed by Democrats to attach hurricane relief money to a shorter-term bump in the debt ceiling as well as keeping the government open, cutting off his own Treasury secretary to strike a deal.

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Holocaust survivors rock Berlin's Brandenburg Gate with song of hope

BERLIN (Reuters) - Two aging Holocaust survivors joined forces with a younger Israeli singer to perform songs of hope at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday at a time when Germany is seeing a rise in anti-Semitism.

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Taylor Swift dethrones 'Despacito'

"Depacito" won't be breaking a record after all.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

U2 Offers ‘Songs of Experience’ to a World That’s on Fire

After putting the band’s new album on pause to absorb the “shock” of the elections, the group is returning with songs that present joy as defiance.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Now on Stage: The Countdown to a New Taylor Swift Album

The release of new Taylor Swift album is always an instructive lesson in marketing. But with streaming dominant, the playbook is being rewritten.

Eichner, Billy nytimes.com

When They Met: Billy Eichner and Robin Lord Taylor, Living Out Loud (and Quietly)

The actors, who go way back as college roommates, recall cherished VHS tapes, the glory days of gay night life, and apartments with curtains for doors.

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Musical motivation: Iconic song gets a Texas twist

Gloria Gaynor, singer of the song "I Will Survive," has rewritten the classic to benefit survivors of Harvey's devastation.

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Is 'Despacito' the song of the summer or not?

"Despacito" has been blaring everywhere the past few months and so it would seem to be the song of the summer, right?

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Shapovalov upsets Tsonga at U.S. Open

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Canadian Denis Shapovalov appeared older than his 18 years at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, staying poised to beat eighth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4 6-4 7-6(3) and advancing to the third round.

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Power of song: Watch gospel singers lift spirits at shelter

The gospel singers that gave an impromptu concert for Hurricane Harvey evacuees at a shelter spoke with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

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Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's vengeful new music video "Look What You Made Me Do," is smashing records on YouTube, garnering more than 43 million views in its first 24 hours of release.

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BRIEF-Taylor Devices Inc reports Q4 EPS of $0.24

* Taylor devices announces fourth quarter and full year results

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Coldplay writes song for Houston's Harvey victims

Hurricane Harvey may have forced Coldplay to cancel its concert in Houston last week, but the city is clearly on the band's mind.

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She wrote a note to dad as he heads out to help victims

As an off-duty police officer with the Waco Police Department prepared to head out and rescue people from Harvey's flooding, his daughter wrote him a heartwarming note.

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A guide to Taylor Swift's new music video

Taylor Swift has used her latest video to throw some shade and let the world know she's heard everything people have been saying about her.

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Katy Perry, Taylor Swift set to steal show at Video Music Awards

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Kendrick Lamar should be the big winner at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), but long-time rivals Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are expected to steal the limelight at a show that thrives on controversy and surprises.

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Texas, Janet Yellen, Taylor Swift: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Shania Twain song inspired by nude Brad Pitt pics

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Taylor Swift takes aim at haters with 'Look What You Made Me Do'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After a year in which she went through a high-profile breakup, a short-lived fling, celebrity feuds and a court battle, Taylor Swift is coming for her haters with a mad, bad, edgy new single.

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Trump adviser Cohn wrote resignation letter, decided to stay: NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, drafted a letter of resignation over the administration's weak response to recent clashes between neo-Nazis and anti-racism protesters, but decided to stay on the job, the New York Times reported on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Trump adviser Cohn wrote resignation letter, decided to stay - NYT

WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, drafted a letter of resignation over the administration's weak response to recent clashes between neo-Nazis and anti-racism protesters, but decided to stay on the job, the New York Times reported on Friday.

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Taylor Swift Goes to a Darker Place: Discuss

Her new single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” is defined by her hardening view of others. The song sets a mood for her sixth album, due in November.

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The life-saving message in Logic's hit song

"I've been on the low / I been taking my time / I feel like I'm out of my mind / It feel like my life ain't mine / Who can relate?"

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Taylor Swift returns with a single

Taylor Swift has a message in her brand new single "Look What You Made Me Do," and she says it rather plainly.

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Taylor Swift's new music: What we know

If you aren't a major Taylor Swift fan (a.k.a. a "Swiftie"), you are going to have to shake it off over the next few days.

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Intel chief sheds light on 'beautiful letter' Trump says he wrote him

When former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper questioned President Donald Trump's "fitness to be in this office" after the President's wild speech in Phoenix Tuesday night, it was likely only a matter of time before the President aimed his Twitter ire at the retired general.

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12 Hours of Story, Song and Dance

Emily Johnson's “Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars” was an overnight performance art piece led by indigenous women.

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Taylor Swift announces new album

After days of dropping a series of slithering clues, the Taylor Swift surprise machine has struck again.

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Taylor Swift announces 'Reputation' album after court victory

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift announced a new album titled "Reputation" on Wednesday, just over a week after scoring a court victory at a high-profile groping trial in Colorado.

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Taylor Swift announces new album 'Reputation' a week after court victory

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift announced a new album titled "Reputation" on Wednesday, just over a week after scoring a court victory at a high-profile groping trial in Colorado.

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Thomas Meehan, Who Wrote the Books for Broadway Hits, Dies at 88

“Annie,” “Hairspray” and “The Producers” were among Mr. Meehan’s Tony Award-winning credits.

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Tay-K Was a 17-Year-Old ‘Violent Fugitive.’ Then His Song Went Viral.

The knotty back story of “The Race,” one of the summer’s fastest growing songs, is unlike any other viral hit.

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BRIEF-Brinker International names Joseph Taylor as chief financial officer

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Taylor Swift and snakes: The back story

With her blonde good looks, trademark red lipstick and hordes of devoted fans, what could Taylor Swift ever have in common with a slithery reptile?

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Taylor Swift is definitely up to something

Buckle up Swifties, it looks like the Queen is set to return.

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Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending fans into frenzy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a frenzy over whether the pop singer had been hacked, was preparing to launch a new album, or was about to reinvent herself.

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Is Taylor Swift about to drop a new album?

It seems Taylor Swift may be about to reveal something big and "Swifties" -- as her fans are affectionately called -- suspect it's a new album.

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What Robert E. Lee Wrote to The Times About Slavery in 1858

The man who would become a Confederate general wanted to correct an article about freeing the slaves on his family’s estate.

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Taylor Swift donates to assault victims group after groping win

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Taylor Swift has made good on her pledge to support groups that help sexual assault victims following her victory in a Colorado groping trial this week.

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My grandparents would be shocked by Trump

My grandparents, Myron Kuznicki and Raisse Volovitz, arrived in America in the 1920s. At the time, they were escaping anti-Semitism in Russia and Ukraine.

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DJ in Taylor Swift case says he's innocent

For six days inside of a downtown Denver courtroom, David Mueller sat facing the jury of eight people that would ultimately rule that he assaulted and battered one of the biggest names in music: Taylor Swift.

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Taylor Swift Spoke Up. Sexual Assault Survivors Were Listening.

The pop superstar gave blunt testimony in her case against a radio host in Denver, and provided a voice for others in similar situations.

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Despite losing trial to Taylor Swift, DJ insists he never groped her

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The former Colorado radio DJ who lost a court case to Taylor Swift insisted on Tuesday that he "never grabbed" the pop star's bare buttocks while posing for a photo with her four years ago.

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When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

The whiskey maker backed away from a promise to acknowledge its debt to a black distiller — until Fawn Weaver swooped into town and took up the cause.

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Charlottesville, Stephen Bannon, Taylor Swift: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Taylor Swift wins groping trial against DJ, awarded symbolic $1

DENVER (Reuters) - Taylor Swift won her trial against a Colorado radio personality on Monday after a jury found that the former DJ assaulted and battered the pop star by groping her bare bottom, and awarded her the symbolic $1 in damages she had sought.

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Jury rules in favor of Taylor Swift. She'll collect $1

After nearly four hours of deliberation, a jury ruled in favor of pop star Taylor Swift in her countersuit against former radio host David Mueller for alleged assault and battery.

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Taylor Swift Was Groped by Radio Host, Jury Finds

On its first day of deliberations, a jury found that a radio host had groped Taylor Swift during a meet-and-greet photo session before a 2013 concert.

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Jury reaches verdict in Taylor Swift groping trial

DENVER (Reuters) - Jurors in federal court in Denver announced on Monday that they had reached a verdict in the trial of dueling lawsuits between Taylor Swift and a radio personality she accused of groping her during a photo shoot.

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Jury begins deliberating in Taylor Swift groping trial

DENVER (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating on Monday in a trial centering on accusations by Taylor Swift that a Colorado DJ grabbed her bare bottom, after his lawyer argued that his client was a respected industry veteran who never would have risked his job to grope the pop star.

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Jury begins deliberating in trial over Taylor Swift groping accusations

DENVER (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating on Monday in the trial of dueling lawsuits between pop star Taylor Swift and a Colorado DJ she accuses of groping her while they posed for a photo together during a pre-concert fan reception.

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Lawyers in Taylor Swift's groping trial move to closing arguments

DENVER (Reuters) - Lawyers for U.S. pop star Taylor Swift and the Colorado DJ she accuses of groping her were due to deliver closing arguments on Monday before the federal court jury weighing her sexual assault claims against his assertion that he was wrongfully fired.

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Jury to hear closing arguments in Taylor Swift lawsuit

A jury will hear closing arguments today in a lawsuit brought by a former radio DJ in Colorado who says Taylor Swift's allegation that he groped her led to his firing. They'll also hear final arguments in Swift's countersuit against ex-DJ David Mueller.

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On Soccer: Premier League Heeds the Siren Song of Spend, Spend, Spend

The opening salvos of the new season offered a vision of the Premier League as it likes to see itself: as not just the world’s richest league, but also its most richly entertaining.

Decisions and Verdicts nytimes.com

Judge Drops Complaint Aimed at Taylor Swift in Groping Case Brought by D.J.

The judge in Denver ruled that a radio host who said the singer had falsely accused him of groping had not produced sufficient evidence to continue the case.

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London braced for Bolt and Farah swansongs

LONDON (Reuters) - It will be the end of an era for athletics on Saturday when Usain Bolt races for the last time in the men's 4x100 meters relay at the World Championships.

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Taylor Swift's bodyguard testifies he witnessed groping

DENVER (Reuters) - Pop star Taylor Swift's former bodyguard on Friday corroborated her account of being groped by a Colorado disc jockey, testifying that he saw the radio personality slip his hand under her skirt as they posed for a photo.

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Advocates: Taylor Swift's trial sends a powerful message to young fans

Taylor Swift has shared her side of the story in court against a former DJ who she alleges groped her. And while the case continues, experts hope the impact of seeing a celebrity as prominent as Swift speak up about her own alleged sexual assault will send a message of courage to her fans.

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Taylor Swift's bodyguard says he saw man grope star's bottom

DENVER (Reuters) - Pop star Taylor Swift's former bodyguard told a federal jury on Friday that a former disc jockey the singer-songwriter accuses of groping her bottom had been drinking and that he saw the man's hand go under her skirt during a photo shoot.

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Swift's bodyguard: I saw groping

Taylor Swift's bodyguard testified on Friday that he witnessed former radio DJ David Mueller reach his hand under Swift's skirt at a meet-and-greet in June 2013 in what he called a "violation" of her body.

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Taylor Swift's bodyguard says he saw man grope star's behind

DENVER (Reuters) - Pop star Taylor Swift's former bodyguard told a U.S. jury on Friday that a former disc jockey the singer-songwriter accuses of groping her bottom had been drinking and that he saw the man's hand go under her skirt during a photo shoot.

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Taylor Swift gives unvarnished courtroom account of alleged groping

DENVER (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, known for baring her soul and her grudges in her music, presented an unflinching account under oath and in open court of her allegation that a Colorado DJ groped her while they posed for photos together four years ago.

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The Taylor Swift trial in court sketches

There are no cameras allowed in the federal courtroom where singer Taylor Swift is fighting a legal battle against a DJ she says groped her during a press event in 2013. However, reports of her testimony are colorful enough, and court sketches show a determined Swift, backed up by her mother and legal team.

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Taylor Swift speaks for all of us

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Opinion: Taylor Swift's blunt message to men

Upon leaving CNN studios in New York around lunchtime Wednesday after a busy few days providing on-air commentary on White House stories, I found myself walking behind a professionally attired young woman on 57th Street.

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Taylor leaps to third triple jump world title

LONDON (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Christian Taylor continued his dominance of the triple jump when he won his third world title on Thursday, once again beating fellow American Will Claye into second place.

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Strong support for Taylor Swift following trial testimony

Taylor Swift's testimony against a man she has accused of groping her has sparked a wave of support for the pop star on social media.

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Taylor Swift Says Man Groped Her in ‘Devious and Sneaky Act’

The singer is being sued by David Mueller, who said she had falsely accused him of the act, which is said to have taken place in 2013.

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Taylor Swift says DJ subjected her to long, 'horrifying' grope

DENVER (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift testified on Thursday she was subjected to a "very long" and "intentional" grope by a Colorado disc jockey who appeared to be drunk during a photo session four years ago.

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Taylor Swift takes the stand in groping trial

Taylor Swift was called to take the stand Thursday in a civil trial to testify against a man she says groped her in June 2013.

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Taylor Swift says DJ subjected her to very long, intentional grope

DENVER (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift testified on Thursday she was subjected to a "very long" and "intentional" grope by a Colorado disc jockey during a photo session four years ago.

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Taylor Swift's mom testifies alleged groping 'shattered our trust'

DENVER (Reuters) - Whether Taylor Swift wins or loses a federal court battle stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Denver DJ, the incident in question has already made the singer less trustful of the public and less open to fans, her mother testified.

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Taylor Swift’s Mother Confronts Man She Says Groped the Star

In testimony at a civil trial, Andrea Swift says security around her daughter is tighter since the 2013 incident, which the man says never happened.

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Taylor swift's mom wanted to avoid fallout from alleged groping

DENVER (Reuters) - Recording star Taylor Swift's mother testified on Wednesday that she became sick to her stomach when she learned that her daughter had been groped during a pre-concert photo shoot four years ago, but they decided against calling police to avoid publicity.

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Denver DJ accused of groping Taylor Swift denies anger over VIP snub

DENVER (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's lawyer on Wednesday suggested the Colorado DJ accused of groping the singer at a 2013 photo shoot in Denver was angry at having to wait in line with Swift's young fans for the picture-taking session.

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DJ: Photo with Taylor Swift appears awkward

The ex-radio disc jockey suing Taylor Swift vehemently denied under oath that he inappropriately touched the pop star, but acknowledged that a 2013 photo of them appears to show Swift trying to get away from him.

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Taylor Swift shakes off silence with high-profile groping trial

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After keeping a low profile for months, Taylor Swift has put herself back in the spotlight in a bare bottom-groping trial, whose potential for embarrassment many celebrities would do their best to avoid.

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Listen to 10 Essential Glen Campbell Songs

From his collaborations with Jimmy Webb in the 1960s to his farewell two months ago, hear some of the most moving performances by an American Everyman.

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Denver DJ accused of groping Taylor Swift faces further cross-examination

DENVER (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's legal team planned on Wednesday to resume cross-examining the Colorado radio personality accused of groping the recording star during a photo shoot four years ago, an allegation the former DJ vehemently denied under oath.

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Denver DJ denies groping Taylor Swift in first day of trial testimony

DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado DJ accused of groping recording star Taylor Swift during a photo shoot four years ago testified on Tuesday that he innocently made physical contact with the singer as they posed together but denied any inappropriate behavior.

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Glen Campbell, Whose Hit Songs Bridged Country and Pop, Dies at 81

A sharecropper’s son who became a recording, television and movie star, Mr. Campbell also battled alcohol and drugs and became a public face of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Taylor Swift's trial lawyer accuses Denver DJ of seeking money, fame

DENVER (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's attorney accused a Colorado DJ of seeking money and fame by targeting his client with a lawsuit, as the pop star sat in the Denver courtroom watching the proceedings.

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Jury selected in Taylor Swift groping trial

An eight-person jury was seated Tuesday in Taylor Swift's civil trial over a backstage interaction between the pop star and a Denver radio host.