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Swedish bookseller seized by Chinese agents

A Swedish book publisher under house arrest in China was seized by plainclothes police on a train Saturday in front of diplomats, his daughter said, reigniting international criticism of Beijing's treatment of its critics.

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U.S. needs to pay attention to relationship with Britain, Tillerson says

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States needs to pay attention to its treasured relationship with Britain, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday just days after Donald Trump canceled a trip to London citing anger at the sale of an embassy.

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French President Macron has 'a very direct relationship with Trump'

Their first meeting in Brussels was symbolized by a prolonged, white-knuckle handshake -- and months later it appears French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump continue to have forceful exchanges.

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Opinion: A Trump-Size Hole in Our Relationship

I’ve had a year of deep disagreement very close to home.

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Tennis: Muguruza outfoxed by Hsieh in second-round defeat

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Third seed Garbine Muguruza became the latest big-name casualty at the Australian Open as she lost 7-6(1) 6-4 in the second round to tricky Taiwanese doubles specialist Hsieh Su-wei on Thursday.

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More Details Emerge About Trump’s Relationship With Porn Star

In Touch published excerpts from its 2011 interview with Stephanie Clifford, in which she details her first encounter with Donald Trump.

Why Liberalism Failed (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: If Liberalism Is Dead, What Comes Next?

In “Why Liberalism Failed,” Patrick J. Deneen argues that mere tinkering will not address profound discontent with the political establishment.

Yates, Christopher J. nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In This Thriller, a Cold Case Turns Hot 26 Years Later

Christopher J. Yates’s “Grist Mill Road” opens with a shooting involving three teenagers, then revisits the crime and its consequences once they’re grown.

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Citi profit tops estimates; books $22 billion tax charge

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations as consumer businesses made up for lower revenue from bond and currency trading.

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Tennis: Kerber consigns 2017 to the history books

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber has turned the page on a horror 2017 season and is focused firmly on making a fresh start to her career, the German said after sailing into the second round at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Catching Up With Denis Johnson’s Star-Crossed Drifters

“The Largesse of the Sea Maiden,” a posthumous story collection, is a sequel of sorts to Johnson’s influential and beloved “Jesus’ Son.”

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Trump denies saying he probably had good relationship with Kim

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday disputed a newspaper's account of an interview with him last week in which he was quoted as saying he probably has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Opinion: To Make Prisons ‘Safer,’ Some Are Banning . . . Books

Denying people the right to read, especially books that reflect their own lives, has a sordid history.

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JPMorgan profit beats on higher interest rates; books tax charge

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co , the biggest U.S. bank by assets, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as gains in net interest income offset a slowdown in trading revenue.

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UPDATE 1-JPMorgan profit beats on higher interest rates; books tax charge

Jan 12 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as gains in net interest income offset a slowdown in trading revenue.

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Trump Boasts of ‘Very Good Relationship’ With North Korean Leader

The president’s rosy description of his relationship with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, was a jarring reversal in tone after months of the two leaders trading taunts.

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Trump says 'probably' has a good relationship with North Korea's Kim: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he "probably" has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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BRIEF-Energous, On Jan 10, Co‍ Entered Agreement With CTO, Michael Leabman, Under Which His Employment Relationship With Co Terminates On Jan 11, 2018​

* ENERGOUS - ON JAN 10, CO‍ ENTERED AGREEMENT WITH MICHAEL LEABMAN, CTO OF CO UNDER WHICH HIS EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP WITH CO TERMINATES ON JAN 11, 2018​

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Cycling: Wellens says asthma inhaler use amounts to 'cheating'

PARIS (Reuters) - Belgian rider Tim Wellens described the use of anti-asthma inhalers as tantamount to cheating, after four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome failed a test for Salbutamol during last year's Tour of Spain.

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Ford sued over alleged emissions cheating on pickup trucks

Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Will Democracy Survive President Trump? Two New Books Aren’t So Sure

David Frum’s “Trumpocracy” takes aim at the president and those who empower him, and “How Democracies Die,” by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, reads at times like a sly subtweet of the Republican Party.

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Ford sued by truck owners alleging diesel emissions cheating

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co installed emissions-cheating software in its F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks to ensure they passed federal tests, according to a lawsuit by truck owners filed on Wednesday.

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Muguruza suffers second injury withdrawal Down Under

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza's preparations for next week's Australian Open were thrown into disarray when the world number three pulled out of the Sydney International due to a leg injury on Wednesday.

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Muguruza withdraws from Sydney after defeating Bertens

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza's preparations for next week's Australian Open were thrown into disarray when the world number three pulled out of the Sydney International with a thigh injury on Wednesday.

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Muguruza battles past Bertens To reach Sydney last eight

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Top seed Garbine Muguruza overcame an injury scare to battle past Kiki Bertens 6-3 7-6(6) and advance to the Sydney International quarter-finals on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Breitbart News Decided To End Relationship With Stephen Bannon, He Will No Longer Host On Siriusxm

* SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS - BREITBART NEWS HAS DECIDED TO END RELATIONSHIP WITH STEPHEN BANNON, THEREFORE HE WILL NO LONGER HOST ON SIRIUSXM Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

Black No More (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Two Classic American Novels About the Madness and Beauty of Race

George S. Schuyler’s “Black No More” and Nella Larsen’s “Passing” have been reissued in time for Black History Month.

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Dutch PM Rutte: Britain must clarify post-Brexit relationship

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday called on Britain to clarify its future relationship with key trading partners after it leaves the European Union.

Winter (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Ali Smith’s Seasonal Cycle Turns to a Dreamy ‘Winter’

In the second novel of Smith’s projected quartet, four characters in a big rambling house in England have at each other.

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'Fire and Fury' publisher is rushing to print more books

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Christie on His Relationship With Trump (Great) and His Regrets (Few) as New Jersey’s Governor

“I feel like I’ve done the job as well or better than anybody who’s ever had it,” Gov. Chris Christie said.

Vienna (Austria) nytimes.com

Vienna ‘New Year’s Baby’ Greeted First With Hate, Then Hearts

News of the Austrian capital’s first birth of 2018 triggered an outpouring of online hate, because her mother was pictured wearing a head scarf.

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Tennis: Muguruza awarded wildcard at Sydney International

(Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza has accepted a wildcard into next week's Sydney International, the tournament organisers said on Thursday.

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Muguruza awarded wildcard at Sydney International

(Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza has accepted a wildcard into next week's Sydney International, the tournament organisers said on Thursday.

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Friends of arrested Reuters reporter in Myanmar pour out hearts on social media

YANGON (Reuters) - Ever since Reuters Myanmar reporter Wa Lone was arrested on Dec. 12 on suspicion of violating the Official Secrets Act, friends and former colleagues have poured out their hearts and expressed hopes for his release on social media.

The Woman in the Window (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: ‘The Woman in the Window’ Nods to Classics Old and New, From Hitchcock to ‘The Girl on the Train’

A. J. Finn’s psychological thriller is about a woman who believes she’s witnessed a crime in a neighboring building.

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Fred Bass, Who Made Strand Bookstore a Mecca, Dies at 89

Building on what his father began, Mr. Bass ultimately oversaw a bustling emporium housing “18 miles of books” in Lower Manhattan, with outposts here and there.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Is the Trans-Atlantic Relationship Dead?

If it is, Germans can’t decide what comes after.

Neon in Daylight (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: ‘Neon in Daylight’ Lights Up Ambivalence With Shades of Didion and Others

Hermione Hoby’s first novel is about characters struggling to connect to their desires in the months before Hurricane Sandy hits New York.

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Muguruza injury jinx continues with Brisbane retirement

(Reuters) - World number two Garbine Muguruza's wretched run of injury retirements at the Brisbane International extended to a fourth consecutive year on Tuesday when the Spaniard succumbed to leg cramps in the third set of her opening match.

Fire Sermon (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Sex and Faith Overheat in Jamie Quatro’s ‘Fire Sermon’

Quatro’s first novel, following an acclaimed collection of stories, is about

Virtual Reality (Computers) nytimes.com

Brains, Hearts and Heroin Addiction: Medicine in VR

Addiction treatment, heart surgery and brain research are just some of the areas where virtual reality is helping to improve traditional approaches to treatment and training in medicine. Step inside a human heart or experience addiction treatment in VR.

Weddings and Engagements nytimes.com

Vows: A Wedding Amid Strand’s Rare Books

Adam J. Kurtz and Mitchell Kuga were married in the rare books room at the Strand Bookstore in New York. Their wedding day, Dec. 1, was the five-year anniversary of their relationship. Glimpse their wedding in 360 video.

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Current, former Singapore transit employees charged in $7.3 million cheating scheme

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Current and former employees of Singapore's SMRT were charged in court on Friday of duping the transit operator into awarding millions of dollars of contracts to companies in which they had a financial interest.

Book World Inc nytimes.com

Bookstore Chains, Long in Decline, Are Undergoing a Final Shakeout

Book World is closing its 45 stores amid the holiday shopping season, signaling the final gasps for large book sellers as e-commerce rises.

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Character Study: Running an Indie Bookstore, With Churchillian Resolve

By selling rare Churchill books to wealthy buyers, Barry Singer, 60, has kept his midtown shop open for 34 years.

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Tillerson: US has poor relationship with Russia

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US and Russia have a "poor relationship," a declaration made in a year-end New York Times op-ed he wrote assessing the State Department during his 2017 tenure.

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Books of The Times: On the Lam With Timothy Leary

“The Most Dangerous Man in America,” by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis, recounts the LSD advocate’s globe-trotting attempt to outrun Richard Nixon and the American law.

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Macron opens door to changes in mainland-Corsica relationship

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron has said his government could consider changes in the relationship between mainland France and Corsica, which seeks greater autonomy, but ruled out new residency rights or recognition of Corsican as an official language.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: Two Books Consider Earthquakes and Their Human Tolls

In “The Great Quake,” Henry Fountain recounts what we learned from North America’s biggest temblor. In “Quakeland,” Kathryn Miles takes a fault-eye view of the continent.

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DealBook: In a Year of Nonstop News, a Batch of Business Books Worth Reading

Our DealBook columnist picks his favorite business books to dive into as 2017 comes to a close.

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Books of The Times: Recipes for a Tidy and Tasty Death

“The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning” has wisdom about sorting through and disposing of many of your possessions, and “The Southern Sympathy Cookbook” offers “funeral food with a twist.”

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This sad tree is breaking hearts at Christmas

Rome's Christmas tree is so threadbare that locals began mocking it, calling it 'Spelacchio', or 'mangy'. CNN's Delia Gallagher asks Romans what they think of their tree.

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Books News: In an Era of Online Outrage, Do Sensitivity Readers Result in Better Books, or Censorship?

A new class of editors is quietly reshaping children’s literature, vetting books for cultural and racial stereotypes before they reach readers.

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Sunday Routine: How Latham Thomas, Wellness Guru, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. Thomas takes luxurious baths, runs with her fiancé along the West Side Highway, goes to brunch with friends, and listens to her son play guitar.

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In an Unforgiving Sport, They Minister to Hearts and Souls

A chaplain is part of the team for about three-quarters of England’s professional teams, offering spiritual or secular counseling to the players.

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Subaru investigates possible mileage cheating, shares drop

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Subaru Corp , already smarting from a vehicle inspection scandal at home, said it was now investigating whether mileage readings may have also been falsified during final checks, driving its shares down as much as 8 percent.

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Subaru opens investigation into possible mileage cheating, shares drop 8 percent

TOKYO (Reuters) - Subaru Corp said it was investigating whether its inspectors may have falsified vehicle mileage readings during final inspections conducted on cars sold in Japan, driving down the automaker's shares more than 8 percent to a 1 1/2-year low.

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Subaru opens investigation into mileage cheating

TOKYO (Reuters) - Subaru Corp on Wednesday said it was investigating whether its inspectors may have falsified data on vehicle mileage readings during final inspections conducted on cars sold in Japan.

Mean (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: An Account of Surviving Assault Mixes Horror and Humor

Myriam Gurba’s “Mean” adds a necessary dimension to the discussion of the interplay of race, class and sexuality in sexual violence.

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Last-minute holiday gift guide: Our must-have cookbooks

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Tavis Smiley defends work relationships

Former PBS host Tavis Smiley tells CNN's Don Lemon he believes relationships can start in the workplace, saying "sometimes they work out, sometimes they don't."

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Estonia's tech guru outlines ideas for digital 'estcoin'

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Estonia could become the first country in Europe to launch its own digital means of exchange -- the "estcoin" -- under plans outlined by the manager of its pioneering e-residency scheme, in place since 2014.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books of The Times: A Political Scandal’s Trauma, Seen From the Inside

Nicholas Montemarano’s new novel, “The Senator’s Children,” is about a family weathering the fallout of a scandal like the one that derailed the presidential aspirations of John Edwards.

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America has a love/hate relationship with Sarah Sanders

Sarah Sanders is teaching us a thing or two about the definition of confounding. As in, bewildering, astonishing, baffling, perplexing, mystifying or -- just plain confusing.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

The Best Art Books of 2017

The Times’s art critics select their favorite art books (and books about art) of the year.

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Kevin Hart spills about cheating on his wife

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books News: From Two Scholars, African-American Folk Tales for the Next Generation

In their new collection, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar have reintroduced stories from the African diaspora.

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Books of The Times: Turning the Lens Around on Richard Avedon

In “Avedon: Something Personal,” by Norma Stevens and Steven M. L. Aronson, friends and colleagues remember the fashion photographer who revolutionized his field.

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Talk of Trump Visit Tests U.K.’s ‘Special Relationship’

The American ambassador in London said he hoped a planned trip by President Trump would go ahead despite vocal opposition.

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Boy reads 100 books in 1 day, parents stream it

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on 4-year-old Caleb who read 100 books in one night and celebrated each set of ten with a dance .

The Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Adding Up a Prolific Poet’s Charming Weather Reports

“The Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons” showcases, in two very large volumes, the friendly and searching style of a writer who twice won the National Book Award.

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Spaniards Nadal, Muguruza named ITF world champions

LONDON (Reuters) - Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza were named as the International Tennis Federation (ITF) world champions on Friday - the first time in 19 years the awards have gone to players from the same country.

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He’s 22. She’s 81. Their Friendship Is Melting Hearts.

The two met on the Words With Friends app, and photos of their in-person meeting delighted thousands of people on social media.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2017

The Times’s critics give their choices of the best fiction and nonfiction works of the year.

Fuel Emissions (Transportation) nytimes.com

VW Official Gets 7-Year Term in Diesel-Emissions Cheating

Oliver Schmidt had pleaded guilty to conspiracy in the carmaker’s scheme to deceive regulators in the United States by cheating on diesel-emissions tests.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In His Final Fiction, Sam Shepard Chases Familiar Themes

“Spy of the First Person,” about a dying man, is shot through with dread and decay but has parched humor as well.

Women & Power: A Manifesto (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: From Ancient Myths to Modern Day, Women and the Struggle for Power

In “Women & Power: A Manifesto,” the Cambridge classicist Mary Beard describes the scale of the problem and suggests some exciting remedies.

Dating and Relationships nytimes.com

8 Ways to Have a Better Relationship in 2018

Here’s some advice for improving your relationship in the new year.

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

Cookbooks: The Year’s Best Baking Cookbooks, for Novices and Pros

Melissa Clark says seven favorites from 2017 all help dispel the fear of baking.

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Books News: A Final Work by Sam Shepard Reveals His Struggle With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The celebrated playwright spent the last months of his life working tirelessly on a final book, an intimate and philosophical look at his protagonist’s — and his own — health struggles.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books News: Sex, Plagiarism and Spyware. This Is Not Your Average Copyright Complaint.

Dueling lawsuits by novelist Emma Cline and her ex-boyfriend involve high-profile lawyers in what has become a high-profile case.

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Icahn wants to probe SandRidge books, records

(Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has asked to inspect certain books and records of SandRidge Energy Inc, according to a regulatory filing on Friday, a day after he called the company's bid for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc "value-destroying".

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UPDATE 1-Icahn wants to probe SandRidge books, records

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has asked to inspect certain books and records of SandRidge Energy Inc , according to a regulatory filing on Friday, a day after he called the company's bid for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc "value-destroying".

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The royals' special relationship with Africa

When Prince Harry introduced Meghan Markle this week as his fiancee, he talked about their romantic trip to Botswana, where they camped under the stars, away from prying eyes.

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Jay-Z opens up about cheating on Beyoncé

Hip-hop star Jay-Z opens up during an interview for The New York Time's "T Magazine" regarding cheating rumors surrounding his marriage with singer Beyoncé.

Champagne (Wine) nytimes.com

The Pour: Five Wine Books to Give This Holiday Season

The top choices of this year’s wine books include an essential Champagne guide, an argument to organize wine by soil type and a thin volume of advice.

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West Africa population planners battle to woo Muslim hearts

DAKAR/LIBORE, Niger (Reuters) - Mabingue Ngom, the head of the U.N. Population Fund in West Africa, knows that if he wants to cut birth rates he can't ignore religion.

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Trump's Twitter attack strains the US-UK relationship

The so-called "special relationship" between Britain and the US was under increasing strain Thursday after President Donald Trump publicly rebuked Prime Minister Theresa May over his dissemination of anti-Muslim propaganda.

Dating and Relationships nytimes.com

Navigating the Financial Side of a Relationship

While standard marital advice has us studiously marking out nights to keep passion alive, there’s no phrase for spent preserving fiscal harmony.

The Butchering Art (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: The Story of How Surgeons Cleaned Up Their Act

“The Butchering Art,” by the medical historian Lindsey Fitzharris, recounts how Joseph Lister and others introduced antiseptic practices to medicine.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Roundup: Travel Books Take You There and Back

It’s worth noting that some of this season’s most exciting travel narratives are by women.

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BRIEF-Bookrunner says books close at 8 PM UK time‍​ for Inmobiliaria Colonial deal

* BLOCK TRADE - INMOBILIARIA COLONIAL: BOOKRUNNER SAYS BOOKS CLOSE AT 8PM UK TIME‍​

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BRIEF-CarMax Expands Commercial Relationship With RepairPal

* CARMAX SAYS ‍IS EXPANDING ITS COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH REPAIRPAL, A PROVIDER OF AUTO SERVICE AND REPAIR VIA A NETWORK OF REPAIRPAL CERTIFIED SHOPS​

Elmet (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: ‘Elmet’ Backs a Brawny Man Into a Dangerous Corner

Fiona Mozley’s debut novel, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, is about a radically self-sufficient family headed toward a reckoning with the society it has renounced.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Children’s Books: Notable Children’s Books of 2017

The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s books editor of The New York Times Book Review.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

100 Notable Books of 2017

The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Not if the Seas Rise, but When and How High

Jeff Goodell’s “The Water Will Come” reports on climate change and contemplates the future fates of coastal cities.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Editors’ Choice: 7 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Books of The Times: Marguerite Duras’s ‘The Lover,’ and Notebooks That Enrich It

Duras’s best-known novel has been reissued in an Everyman’s Library edition, alongside her “Wartime Notebooks” and “Practicalities,” a collection of essays.

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Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.

Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: The Story of Appalachia, With Plenty of Villains

Steven Stoll’s “Ramp Hollow” is a powerful and outrage-making analysis of the forces, over centuries, that have shaped the region.

Future Home of the Living God (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Shades of Atwood and Vonnegut in Louise Erdrich’s Dystopian Novel

“Future Home of the Living God,” in the form of a 26-year-old woman’s diary, depicts a future when glitches in evolution are joined by widespread social deterioration.

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BRIEF-Indigo Books And Music says ‍Trilogy buys further shares of company

* Says ‍Trilogy Retail has purchased abt 0.04% of total outstanding common shares at average price of $18.50​

Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In Joe Biden’s Memoir, Private Grief and Its Effect on a Public Life

People who have lost someone will take comfort from what Biden has to say about losing his son Beau to brain cancer in “Promise Me, Dad.”

The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992 (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Tina Brown’s ‘Vanity Fair Diaries’ Recall a Glossier Time

Brown’s new book is an edited version of the diaries she kept while presiding over the high-powered magazine at a time when editors still had time and money to burn.

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Trump says has 'great relationship' with Duterte; brief mention of rights

MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a "great relationship" with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, while a White House official said human rights got only a brief mention when the two met on the sidelines of an Asian summit.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Trump Lauds ‘Great Relationship’ With Duterte in Manila

The leaders met in a friendly session on the sidelines of a summit meeting in the Philippines.

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Can You Draw the Starbucks Logo Without Cheating? Probably Not.

Many participants in a recent study failed to recreate famous logos from brands like Apple and Starbucks. But some experts say that shouldn’t worry companies.

Jones, Radhika nytimes.com

Radhika Jones, a Times Books Editor, Said to Be Next Vanity Fair Editor

Ms. Jones would replace Graydon Carter, who has been in place 25 years. She will be the first woman to edit the magazine since Tina Brown.

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Bikram yoga guru seeks bankruptcy in wake of harassment claims

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc, the studio that popularized doing yoga in sauna heat, has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, dogged by $16.7 million in legal judgments and numerous lawsuits and allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Texas shooting shows risk of ignoring relationship violence

Our nation — still grieving the recent Las Vegas tragedy — now mourns the lives lost in this week's massacre by a gunman who opened fire in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, leaving a death toll of 25 and an unborn child.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Children’s Books: Bookshelf: Picture Books for Animal-Loving Children

An octopus who escapes from an aquarium, a feather searching for its bird, a cardinal trapped in a Christmas tree and more in this season’s best animal books.

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Kobe Steel to report on causes of data cheating, CEO to speak

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd said it would announce on Friday the results of an internal investigation into the causes of a data-cheating scandal that has rocked the Japanese steelmaker and affected hundreds of its customers globally.

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Kobe Steel to announce causes of data cheating, CEO to brief

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd said it would announce on Friday the results of an internal investigation into the causes of a data-cheating scandal that has rocked the Japanese steelmaker and affected hundreds of customers globally.

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Boeing books order for two new Air Force One jets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Thursday it had formally booked an order for two 747 jumbo jets that will become aircraft for the U.S. president.

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Saudi graft inquiry spreads beyond borders as UAE examines bank accounts

ABU DHABI/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's crackdown on corruption has spread beyond its borders as regulators in the United Arab Emirates ask UAE banks for information about Saudi citizens detained in the investigation, a possible prelude to freezing their accounts.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: World War II Seen by a Classicist, and Other New Books About Conflict

Thomas E. Ricks surveys 12 new books of military history.

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Trump: Current economic relationship 'one-sided and unfair'

In an address to business leaders in Beijing, President Trump said he doesn't blame China for "taking advantage" of the US over trade.

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Pope Francis: Mass Is for Lifting Hearts, Not Cellphones

During a general audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said Catholics should stop picking up their phones to take pictures during Mass.

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'Glengarry Glen Ross' revival examines the dark side of cutting deals

LONDON (Reuters) - In an age where a real-estate salesman has assumed the highest political office in the United States, a new revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning "Glengarry Glen Ross" in London is highlighting the dark side of the art of the deal.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Children’s Books: A Mark Twain Tale, Brought Back From the Dead

“The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine,” completed and illustrated by Erin and Philip Stead, unites old-fashioned storytelling virtues with a playful modern sensibility.

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Lift up your hearts, not your cell phones, pope tells priests, bishops

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Wednesday chastised priests and bishops who take pictures with their cell phones during Masses, saying they should focus on God instead.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Children’s Books: These Kids Never, Never, Never Give Up

In new picture books from Mo Willems, Dan Santat, Lemony Snicket and others, young heroes and heroines get into — and out of — every kind of scrape

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Children’s Books: Masters of Illustration Bring Breathtaking Art to These Seafaring Stories

Tales of sailing the high seas, rescuing a whale, and emulating Robinson Crusoe from Mordecai Gerstein, Peter Sis, the Fan brothers, and more

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Bridgewater paid off employee after relationship with top executive: WSJ

(Reuters) - Bridgewater Associates paid a settlement to a woman who was pushed out after having a consensual relationship with top executive Greg Jensen, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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Profile: A Novelist Confronts the Complex Relationship Between Japan and Korea

Min Jin Lee, the author of “Pachinko,” discusses her book and the remnants of discrimination against Koreans by the Japanese.

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Children’s Books: Love and Other Ties That Bind in This Fall’s Y.A. Novels

A pregnant 16-year-old finds her own birth family, a high school senior is roughed up by the police, a brother and sister fall for the same girl, and more.

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Vows: They Found the Harbor for Their Hearts

Jacqueline Spagnola and Guido Wolff lived an ocean apart, but fell in love during a weeklong yachting trip — on different boats.

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Trump touts relationship with 'warrior nation' Japan

President Donald Trump reiterated his support for Japan, which he called a "warrior nation," in an interview ahead of his five-country, 12-day trip to Asia. He added that he understands the US ally's concerns over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

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Editors’ Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Children’s Books: The Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2017

Here are the winners of The New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Books Awards for 2017.

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BRIEF-Renault books ended multiple times oversubscribed, allocations to be out tomorrow - bookrunner

* Block trade- Renault Sa - bookrunner says books ended multiple times oversubscribed; allocations will be out tomorrow at 7am‍​ Further company coverage:

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Books of The Times: Walter Isaacson’s ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ Is the Portrait of a Real Renaissance Man

Isaacson’s latest biography of a celebrated visionary captures the perfectionist, misser of deadlines and remarkably prescient genius.

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BRIEF-GENPACT ENTERS STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP WITH SEQUOYA

* ENTERED A NEW STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP WITH SEQUOYA TO INTEGRATE SEQUOYA 20/20 ANALYTICS PLATFORM INTO ITS ANALYTICS AND DIGITAL PORTFOLIO​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Books of The Times: ‘Poet in Spain’ Offers New Translations of Lorca’s Soulful Work

The translator Sarah Arvio bypasses Federico García Lorca’s New York poems, focusing instead on what she calls his “moonlit earthbound Spanish poems.”

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Time Out Tel Aviv examines Palestinian culture amid hardship

RAMALLAH, West Bank/TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Instead of its usual artsy or humorous front page, this week's special edition of Time Out Tel Aviv sports an image of an Israeli security barrier so high it...

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Extent of VW emissions cheating discussed earlier than known: Spiegel

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen engineers told top managers that diesel emissions manipulations went far beyond issues in the United States two days before the carmaker made a public announcement to that effect in 2015, Der Spiegel reported on Friday.

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Extent of VW emissions cheating discussed earlier than known - Spiegel

FRANKFURT, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Volkswagen engineers told top managers that diesel emissions manipulations went far beyond issues in the United States two days before the carmaker made a public announcement to that effect in 2015, Der Spiegel reported on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Brazil's GPA books profit as Assai division offsets weak supermarkets

SAO PAULO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Brazilian retailer GPA SA swung to profit on Thursday as its Assai "cash-and-carry" division continued a successful expansion, offsetting losses in the group's traditional formats.

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'Bloodhound' car kicks off bid to speed into record books

NEWQUAY, England (Reuters) - The Bloodhound Supersonic Car, effectively a fighter jet on wheels, on Thursday kicked off a bid to roar into the record books by eventually reaching 1,000 mph (1,610...

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Somalia's al Shabaab stones woman to death for cheating on husband

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab on Thursday publicly stoned a woman to death in a town in the south for cheating on her husband, an official told Reuters.

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Editors’ Choice: 12 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Venus stuns Muguruza to advance at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Venus Williams gained revenge for her Wimbledon final defeat by Garbine Muguruza when the American advanced to the last four of the WTA Finals with a gutsy 7-5 6-4 victory over the Spanish world number two on Thursday.

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Books of The Times: John Grisham Prosecutes For-Profit Law Schools in ‘The Rooster Bar’

Grisham’s new novel translates the ethical and economic issues raised by student-entrapping practices into the high drama of a swift legal thriller.

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Opinion: What will a powerful Xi mean for the China-US relationship?

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) concluded its 19th National Congress this week, where it amended its constitution, set policy priorities, and selected new members to serve in its highest leadership bodies -- handing Chinese President Xi Jinping political power not seen since Mao Zedong was in charge of the country.

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German president tells Putin: we need to work on our relationship

MOSCOW (Reuters) - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday he was unhappy about the state of relations between Moscow and Berlin and that both sides needed to work to improve it.

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Books of The Times: ‘The State of Affairs’ Examines Our Cheating Hearts

The sex and relationship guru Esther Perel’s new book is about the variety of reasons that people stray, and about the paradox of reconciling the erotic and the domestic.

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Kindle app still won't let you buy books on iPhone

People are still reading plenty of books, but how and where they dig into a novel or a bit of historical non-fiction is changing.

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China frees Swedish bookseller held for books on party chiefs: Sweden foreign office

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - China has informed Sweden that it has freed a bookseller detained for publishing books on the personal lives of President Xi Jinping and other Communist Party leaders, the Swedish foreign office said on Tuesday.

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Books of The Times: ‘Sticky Fingers’ Captures Rolling Stone’s Jann Wenner and the Culture He Helped Create

The biographer Joe Hagan understands why a rock magazine editor matters to the history of the 20th century.

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Muguruza keen to press on after seeing off Ostapenko

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza made a winning start to her third consecutive appearance at the WTA Finals with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Jelena Ostapenko on Sunday but the Spaniard will continue to push herself through the group stage knowing anything can happen.

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Refreshed Muguruza braced for big hitters in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza feels fit and fresh ahead of the WTA Finals with the Spanish world number two keen to bank on her experience of previous visits to Singapore to emerge from a group containing the tour's hardest hitters in the round-robin phase.

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Tennis: Muguruza is WTA's Player of the Year

LONDON (Reuters) - Spain's Garbine Muguruza has been named the Women's Tennis Association's (WTA) Player of the Year after reaching number one in the rankings and winning Wimbledon.

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Venus secures Muguruza rematch at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Venus Williams will get an opportunity to avenge her Wimbledon final defeat by Garbine Muguruza at the eight-player WTA Finals after the veteran American was placed in the same round-robin group as the Spaniard at Friday's draw.

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Books of The Times: In ‘Righteous,’ a Stand-Up Sleuth Investigates His Brother’s Murder

Joe Ide’s follow-up to his award-winning debut novel, “IQ,” begins in the exact spot that story left off: in a junkyard with a car full of evidence.

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Books of The Times: With ‘La Belle Sauvage,’ Philip Pullman Begins a New Trilogy

The author of the “His Dark Materials” trilogy returns, with answers to the questions what happened first and what happens next.

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Q&A: Jewel learned her life lessons from nature, books and pain

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jewel's rise in the music world from the Alaska frontier to first-name-only star is almost unbelievable: Girl endures an abusive environment, becomes homeless - and then not only...

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Books of The Times: A Graphic Novelist’s Passionate Anatomy of New York

Julia Wertz’s majestic portrait of the city is a collection of dramatic streetscapes and hidden histories.

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Books of The Times: The Life of Oriana Fallaci, Guerrilla Journalist

Fallaci, whose interviews got the better of famous figures from Henry Kissinger to Muammar el-Qaddafi, is the subject of a new biography.

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Kobe Steel shares hit near fiver-year lows as cheating scandal raises financial risks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Just over a week out from revelations of a cheating scandal that plunged Kobe Steel Ltd in crisis and ensnared hundreds of firms, the embattled steelmaker's shares skidded to five-year lows on Monday as investors worried about the financial and legal fallout.

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Kobe Steel shares hit near five-year lows as cheating scandal raises financial risks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Just over a week out from revelations of a cheating scandal that plunged Kobe Steel Ltd in crisis and ensnared hundreds of firms, the embattled steelmaker's shares skidded to five-year lows on Monday as investors worried about the financial and legal fallout.

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Kobe Steel shares tumble to near five-year low as cheating crisis deepens

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares of embattled Kobe Steel Ltd tumbled to their lowest level in nearly 5 years on Monday, as a cheating scandal at the Japanese steelmaker ensnared hundreds of firms and left investors fearing for the financial and legal fallout.

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Rouhani to Trump: Re-read history books

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reacts to the decertification of the Iranian deal by telling President Trump to re-read his history books.

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As crisis at Kobe Steel deepens, CEO says cheating engulfs 500 firms

TOKYO (Reuters) - The cheating crisis engulfing Kobe Steel Ltd just got bigger.

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Kobe Steel's cheating engulfs more divisions; shares resume slide

TOKYO (Reuters) - Crisis-hit Kobe Steel Ltd said on Friday its steel division has also falsely labeled products, the latest in a string of revelations confirming widespread cheating at the firm that has engulfed its global customers.

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Hachette Book says has terminated the Weinstein books imprint

PARIS (Reuters) - Hachette Book, the U.S. publishing house of French group Lagardere, has terminated the Weinstein Books imprint, the latest entity to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein after allegations of sexual harassment against the movie producer.

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MOVES-T. Rowe Price adds Paul Gallagher to relationship management team

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Asset manager T. Rowe Price Group Inc said on Thursday it had added Paul Gallagher to its relationship management team.

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BAWAG PSK books already covered in Austria's biggest IPO

ZURICH/VIENNA, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Books are already covered for the listing of BAWAG PSK, the Austrian bank majority owned by U.S. private equity group Cerberus Capital Management, one of the bookrunners said on Thursday.

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Philippines' Duterte hopes drugs war shift will satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

(This story contains obscene language in the 14 and 15 paragraphs)

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Kobe Steel CEO says data-cheating may have spread beyond Japan as government orders probe

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel's CEO said on Thursday the firm's data-fabrication may have spread beyond Japan, as he was ordered by the government to report on how the misconduct occurred and address safety concerns that have sparked a scare along global supply chains.

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General Motors checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheating

DETROIT/TOKYO (Reuters) - General Motors is checking whether its cars contain falsely certified parts or components sourced from Japan's Kobe Steel <5406.T, the latest major automaker to be dragged into the cheating scandal.

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UPDATE 1-General Motors checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheating

* CEO speaks to industry ministry officials (Recasts with GM confirmation, adds share price)

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General Motors checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheating: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - General Motors [GM.N] is checking whether its cars contain falsely certified parts or components sourced from Japan's Kobe Steel , Kyodo News reported on Thursday, the latest major automaker to be dragged into the cheating scandal.

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General Motors checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheating-Kyodo

TOKYO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - General Motors is checking whether its cars contain falsely certified parts or components sourced from Japan's Kobe Steel, Kyodo News reported on Thursday, the latest major automaker to be dragged into the cheating scandal.

Grant (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In Ron Chernow’s ‘Grant,’ an American Giant’s Makeover Continues

Chernow is out to find undiscovered nobility in Ulysses S. Grant’s story, and he succeeds.

The Letters of Sylvia Plath. Volume 1: 1940-1956 (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Sylvia Plath’s Letters Reveal a Writer Split in Two

The massive first volume of Plath’s letters dispels the notion that Plath wasn’t aware of her contradictions or in (some) control of them.

Turtles All the Way Down (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In John Green’s ‘Turtles All the Way Down,’ a Teenager’s Mind Is at War With Itself

Green’s follow-up to “The Fault in Our Stars” involves a small cast of tenderhearted, manically articulate teenagers and the mystery of a missing billionaire.

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Books of The Times: ‘The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick’ Gives Off a Bright Light

Hardwick scrutinized the work of American writers ranging from Melville and Wharton to Capote and Didion, as well as topics like the civil rights movement and feminism.

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Corker's tumultuous relationship with Trump

After President Donald Trump's tweet claimed he denied Sen. Bob Corker's request for an endorsement, Corker fired back tweeting, "it's a shame the White House has become an adult day care center."

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Trump says Tillerson could be tougher, but they have good relationship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had a good relationship with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson but that Tillerson could be tougher.

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Books of The Times: A Surgeon Not Afraid to Face His Mistakes, In and Out of the Operating Room

The brain surgeon Henry Marsh’s second memoir, “Admissions,” is a wandering and ruminative trek through the doctor’s anxieties and private shames.

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Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Bright Forecasts: First jobs of weather gurus

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Looking at the weather and other natural phenomena these days, it seems the only thing that has yet to occur is a plague of locusts.

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Trump and Tillerson's tense relationship

Throughout Rex Tillerson's tenure, President Trump has repeatedly undercut his Secretary of State.

Her Body and Other Parties (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Fairy Tales About the Fears Within

The eight fables in Carmen Maria Machado’s “Her Body and Other Parties,” a finalist for the National Book Award, all depict women on the verge.

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Books of The Times: In Dan Brown’s ‘Origin,’ Robert Langdon Returns, With an A.I. Friend in Tow

Brown’s latest novel features a brilliant futurist and a plot that revolves around the tensions between creationism and science.

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Frontline examines 'North Korea's Deadly Dictator'

Mixing the tense international situation with the qualities of a spy thriller, "Frontline's" latest documentary, "North Korea's Deadly Dictator," provides what's described as "a rare glimpse" inside Kim Jong Un's regime, as well as the bizarre circumstances surrounding the assassination of his half-brother in a Malaysian airport.

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Match Book: Illustrated Books to Help Children Embrace Their Differences

Ferdinand the peaceful bull, a blue crayon named Red and other misunderstood heroes who teach kids it’s ok to be themselves.

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Muguruza exits on day of upsets at China Open

(Reuters) - World number one Garbine Muguruza fell at the first hurdle at the China Open on Monday, with the Spaniard forced to retire due to illness during her first-round match against Czech Barbora Strycova.

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Muguruza, Stephens make early exits at China Open

(Reuters) - World number one Garbine Muguruza fell at the first hurdle at the China Open on Monday, with the Spaniard forced to retire during her first-round match against Czech Barbora Strycova.

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Books of The Times: Through the Lens of the Obama Years, Ta-Nehisi Coates Reckons With Race, Identity and Trump

“We Were Eight Years in Power” is a selection of Coates’s most influential pieces from The Atlantic, with new material about what he was thinking and feeling when he wrote them.

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BRIEF-Cargurus sees IPO of 9.4 mln shares of class A common stock‍​

* Cargurus Inc‍​ sees IPO of 9.4 million shares of class A common stock - sec filing ‍​

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Editors' Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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PM May warns Boeing its relationship with the UK is being undermined by Bombardier row

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that Boeing was undermining its relationship with Britain by its behavior in a dispute with Canadian rival Bombardier that has put 4,200 jobs at risk in Northern Ireland.

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UPDATE 1-PM May warns Boeing its relationship with the UK is being undermined by Bombardier row

LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that Boeing was undermining its relationship with Britain by its behaviour in a dispute with Canadian rival Bombardier that has put 4,200 jobs at risk in Northern Ireland.

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BRIEF-Evolent Health announces proposed expansion of relationships in Illinois and New Mexico

* Evolent Health announces proposed expansion of relationships in Illinois and New Mexico

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

At Puerto Rico’s Main Airport, Heavy Hearts and Long Waits

Commercial air traffic has increased, but many were stuck waiting at the gates and some wondered if they would ever come back.

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Earthquakes literally broke hearts in New Zealand

(Reuters Health) - Heart attacks spiked in Christchurch, New Zealand in the areas struck hardest by a set of 2010 and 2011 earthquakes during the year after the tremblers, a new study shows.

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Books of The Times: Stephen King and Son Team Up for a Novel About Women Whose Sleep Should Not Be Disturbed

In “Sleeping Beauties,” by Stephen King and his son Owen, women who fall asleep don’t wake up, and grow tendrils that are best left alone.