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BRIEF-Hmg Courtland Properties says Jy-Tv Associates Entered Agreement With Cardone Real Estate Acquisitions

* HMG COURTLAND PROPERTIES - JY-TV ASSOCIATES ENTERED AGREEMENT WITH CARDONE REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS TO SELL APARTMENTS FOR ABOUT $50.3 MILLION-SEC FILING Source text: [http://bit.ly/2AAFuRH] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-First Industrial Realty Trust To Issue $300 Mln Notes In Private Offering

* FIRST INDUSTRIAL REALTY TRUST TO ISSUE $300 MILLION OF UNSECURED NOTES IN A PRIVATE PLACEMENT OFFERING Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Cedar Realty Announces Partial Redemption Of 7.25% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

* CEDAR REALTY TRUST ANNOUNCES PARTIAL REDEMPTION OF 7.25% SERIES B CUMULATIVE REDEEMABLE PREFERRED STOCK

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L'Oreal turns to plant-based hair dye as natural cosmetics thrive

PARIS (Reuters) - L'Oreal is launching its first wholly plant-based hair dye as cosmetics companies look to win over customers who are becoming increasingly wary of chemical ingredients.

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Forget abortion: What women in Kentucky really want

Perhaps it was the abstinence pledge she felt forced to sign or the promise ring she was told to slip on her finger. But from the moment Cheryl became sexually active, she felt dirty.

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The very real health dangers of virtual reality

Is the magical world of virtual reality arriving in your home this holiday season?

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BRIEF-94Th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income

* 94TH COMMON STOCK MONTHLY DIVIDEND INCREASE DECLARED BY REALTY INCOME

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Really Good! Here’s Our Review.

With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.

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Land and Buildings reiterates Hudson's Bay real estate worth more

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Activist investor Land and Buildings on Tuesday reiterated that Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co's real estate assets were worth substantially more than the company's current market valuation.

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Laid up with 'man flu'? It's real, researcher says

Don't doubt it: "Man flu" is real, or so says one Canadian researcher who was "tired of being accused of overreacting."

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Return of defeated IS fighters 'real threat' to Russia: RIA cites FSB chief

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former militants from "bandit units" in Syria are now a real threat after the defeat of Islamic State, as many of them may be now planning to return to Russia, the RIA news agency cited the head of Russia's FSB security service as saying on Tuesday.

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Blackstone's real estate fund buys 10 pct stake in Logicor- FT

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP's real estate fund is taking a 10 percent stake in European warehouse firm Logicor Ltd , the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing people briefed on the matter.

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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 .

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The real-life buildings that inspired Star Wars

In January 1973, George Lucas wrote his first treatment for "Star Wars." Words did not come easily to the director, who always considered himself more a filmmaker than a screenwriter, but the universe in his mind was already bulging at the seams.

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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BRIEF-Healthcare Realty Trust Expects To Complete Sale Of $300 Mln Of Senior Notes

* HEALTHCARE REALTY TRUST- ON DEC 11, 2017, CO EXPECTS TO COMPLETE SALE OF $300 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF CO'S 3.625% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2028 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jvF1sM) Further company coverage:

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Nikkei flat as real estate, construction stocks weigh

TOKYO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks struggled for traction on Monday as gains in financial shares were offset by drops in real estate and construction companies, with Obayashi Corp diving more than 8 percent.

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Palace releases new portrait of Britain's Prince Philip

LONDON (Reuters) - Buckingham Palace released on Monday a new portrait of Prince Philip, painted by Australian-born artist Ralph Heimans in the year that Queen Elizabeth's husband announced his retirement from active public life.

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Zinke: Reports of my helicopter travels a 'wild departure from reality'

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke responded Saturday to reports about his helicopter use, calling them a "wild departure from reality" in a statement on Twitter.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Readers and The Times Respond to Harvey Weinstein’s Page One Portrait

The bold portrait of Mr. Weinstein that ran on the front page this week led to some strong reader reactions. We explain the selection process.

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BRIEF-Social Reality Says On Dec 4, Co Entered Into Settlement Agreement With tronc Inc And Tribune Content Agency LLC

* SOCIAL REALITY INC - ON DEC 4, CO ENTERED INTO A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH TRONC INC AND TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY LLC - SEC FILING

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BRIEF-Forest City Realty Trust Inc Files For A Potential Mixed Shelf Offering ‍​

* FOREST CITY REALTY TRUST INC FILES FOR A POTENTIAL MIXED SHELF OFFERING; SIZE UNDISCLOSED - SEC FILING ‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2AYlmZj) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Brookfield Real Estate Services Announces Acquisition Of Franchise Agreements

* BROOKFIELD REAL ESTATE SERVICES INC. ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Can Steve Bannon Realign American Politics?

Realignments are made, not born — and unlikely with candidates like Roy Moore.

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Nikkei rises helped by gains in real estate, chip-related cos; Nikkei flat on week

TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Friday on gains for most sectors after Wall Street climbed overnight, while Japan Display jumped on hopes that Apple may use liquid crystal technology on one of its new smartphones.

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Nikkei rises, real estate and chip-related firms lead; JDI soars

TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Friday morning on gains for most sectors after Wall Street climbed overnight, while Japan Display jumped on hopes that Apple may use liquid crystal technology on one of its new smartphones.

Documentary Films and Programs nytimes.com

Review: ‘Quest’ Is a Moving Portrait of an American Family

This documentary from Jonathan Olshefski follows a North Philadelphia family through the Obama years.

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BRIEF-Brandywine Realty Trust increases quarterly dividend by 12.5 pct

* BRANDYWINE REALTY TRUST INCREASES COMMON QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 12.5% AND CONFIRMS FOURTH QUARTER 2017 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL

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GOP tax plan: Real work happening behind the scenes

Top tax and policy staffers from both the House and the Senate met at various points Wednesday as the process of crafting a final bill picked up speed.

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.

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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.

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Colorado's ski rescue dogs are the real-life Paw Patrol

For avid skiers and snowboarders, it's the most wonderful time of year -- the winter ski season has officially begun. But it's not just vacationers and action sports buffs hitting mountains across the country.

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BRIEF-RenaissanceRe Announces $90 Million Initial Estimated Net Negative Impact From Oct 2017 California Wildfires

* RENAISSANCERE ANNOUNCES $90 MILLION INITIAL ESTIMATED NET NEGATIVE IMPACT FROM OCTOBER 2017 CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

Theater nytimes.com

Review: Real Russians and Fake News in ‘Describe the Night’

Rajiv Joseph’s new play jams 90 years of lies, fantasies, propaganda and conspiracy into just under three hours. Also: the worst soup ever.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Donald Trump Could Really Use a Friend

You don’t end up with much of a heart if you never exercise it.

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.

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Montreal Journal: Quebec Tries to Say Au Revoir to ‘Hi,’ and Hello to ‘Bonjour’

Quebec’s legislature has passed a motion calling for merchants to greet customers with “Bonjour” rather than the unofficial “Bonjour Hi.”

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.

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BRIEF-Alexandria Real Estate Equities Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Of 90 Cents Per Common Share

* ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC. DECLARES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF 90 CENTS PER COMMON SHARE UP 4 CENTS, OR 5 PERCENT, OVER 3Q17 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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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 real danger of religious lies

Earlier this week, a Russian Orthodox cleric investigating the 1918 assassination of Czar Nicholas II and his family raised the possibility that it was a "ritual murder."

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BRIEF-Air Canada Says Air Canada Rouge To Launch Non-Stop Montreal-Victoria Flights For Summer 2018

* AIR CANADA SAYS AIR CANADA ROUGE TO LAUNCH NON-STOP MONTREAL-VICTORIA FLIGHTS FOR SUMMER 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: In the End, Reality Will Win

Is there no bottom? We may soon learn that Trump won a gold medal in synchronized swimming.

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Does chicken soup really help fight a cold?

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Trump won't campaign for Moore in Alabama, but he'll hold a rally really close

President Donald Trump will hold a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, next Friday -- just 25 miles from the Alabama border and days before the Alabama special election for US Senate.

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BRIEF-Principal to Expand Real Estate Investment Capabilities

* PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC - ‍ PRINCIPAL GLOBAL INVESTORS WILL ASSUME OWNERSHIP OF INTERNOS GLOBAL INVESTORS SUBJECT TO REGULATORY APPROVAL​

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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What these ancient statues really looked like

Artists in classical cultures such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome were known to paint with a variety of hues -- a practice known as polychromy (from Greek, meaning "many colors.") So why do we always think of antiquities as colorless?

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BRIEF-Realty Income prices $1.3 bln of multi-tranche senior unsecured notes

* REALTY INCOME PRICES $1.3 BILLION OF MULTI-TRANCHE SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES

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Works in Progress: Santa’s Workshop Is Real, and It’s in Brooklyn

When you need an over-the-top, talking, moving, blinking, singing Christmas display, call Lou Nasti, maestro of the holiday lawn ornament.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Wavering Senators Buy Trump’s Assurances on Taxes. Really.

Senators who voiced concerns about the tax bill say everything will be fine because Trump said so. Then he sold them land in the Everglades.

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.

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White House says it doesn't matter if anti-Muslim videos Trump retweeted are real

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defended President Donald Trump's decision to retweet a series of anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right account on Wednesday morning, telling reporters he circulated them to start a conversation about border security and immigration.

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.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Seeing the Internet in Real Life

The writer and artist Ingrid Burrington helps us identify the physical objects that make up the internet all around us everyday.

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Spain's BBVA sells 80 pct of real estate business for 4 bln euros

MADRID, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Spain's BBVA said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell 80 percent of its real estate business to U.S. fund Cerberus for 4 billion euros ($5 billion), one of the largest such deals as investor enthusiasm for Spanish property returns.

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BRIEF- Mitsubishi Materials to transfer part of real estate business to unit and to sell unit

* Says it plans to transfer a part of real estate business to its consolidated subsidiary Mitsubishi Materials Real Estate Corporation, for 1.08 billion yen, effective Feb. 1, 2018

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Trump Once Said the ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Was Real. Now He’s Not Sure.

The president’s changing story, which has stunned advisers, is part of a lifelong habit of attempting to create his own version of reality.

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DNA samples prove yetis are not real

Monster hunters who hoped science would prove the existence of the Yeti once and for all will not like this news, but conservationists may be heartened.

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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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What happens when the media gets it really wrong

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BRIEF-Renaissance Reports Q3 FFO Per Share of C$0.00

* RENAISSANCE REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Nelson, Terry (Entrepreneur) nytimes.com

On Soccer: How 2 Kidney Transplants Yielded Real Madrid’s ‘Secret Weapon’

Terry Nelson, the inventor of the buoyancy suits used by many of the world’s top clubs and teams, found that training in water helped him move forward after his transplants.

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Sen. Warren 'really couldn't believe' what Trump said

Sen. Elizabeth Warren says President Donald Trump's reference to his nickname for her -- "Pochahontas" -- at an event honoring Navajo veterans Monday was just a distraction from other issues.

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BRIEF-Healthcare Realty Trust ‍Expects To Record A Charge In Q4 Of Nearly $32.7 Mln For Early Extinguishment Of Notes​

* HEALTHCARE REALTY TRUST ANNOUNCES REDEMPTION OF REMAINING $300 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES DUE 2021

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BRIEF-Healthcare Realty Trust Announces Pricing Of $300 Mln Senior Unsecured Notes

* HEALTHCARE REALTY TRUST ANNOUNCES PRICING OF $300 MILLION SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Cedar Realty Trust rejects offer from commercial REIT Wheeler

Nov 27 (Reuters) - U.S. shopping center owner Cedar Realty Trust Inc said on Monday it was rejecting an unsolicited offer from Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust to combine the two companies.

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BRIEF-Kilroy Realty To Redeem All Outstanding 4.800% Senior Notes Due 2018

* KILROY REALTY, L.P. TO REDEEM ALL OUTSTANDING 4.800% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2018

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BRIEF-Kilroy Realty L.P. Prices $425 Million Of 3.450% Senior Notes Due 2024

* KILROY REALTY, L.P. PRICES $425 MILLION OF 3.450% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2024

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: A New Biography of the Renaissance Genius

Walter Isaacson turns his attention to Leonardo da Vinci and all his mechanical and artistic achievements.

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.

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BRIEF-Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Responds To Cedar Realty Trust

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc :

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.

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NYT: Trump questions whether infamous tape is real

President Donald Trump has questioned the authenticity of the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape in which he bragged about being able to grope women, The New York Times reported over the weekend, despite the fact that Trump immediately apologized for his remarks when the video surfaced.

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Cedar Realty Trust rejects offer from Wheeler REIT

Nov 27 (Reuters) - U.S. shopping center owner Cedar Realty Trust Inc said on Monday it was rejecting an unsolicited offer from Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust to combine the two companies.

Flowers and Plants nytimes.com

Surreal Gifts for Unreal Times

A guide of artful objects that pay homage to fleeting or quotidian forms.

Tito, Josip Broz nytimes.com

: Banking on Tito’s Yacht to Steer a Cultural Renaissance

Rijeka, Croatia, anointed a European capital of culture, wants to restore and showcase the rusting boat used by the Yugoslav leader, but far-right nationalists are outraged.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

Ask Real Estate: Will the Loss of a View Lead to Lower Maintenance Costs?

A reader who lives in a Manhattan co-op wonders if an obstructed view will lead to lower property taxes and reduced maintenance.

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Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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Virtual reality boom brings giant robots, cyberpunk castles to China

GUIYANG, China (Reuters) - Giant robots and futuristic cyberpunk castles rise out of lush mountain slopes on the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of one of China's poorest provinces.

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Trump to troops: You're 'really winning' since I took office

Speaking to five branches of the military serving overseas via satellite from Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump highlighted how the US military is "really winning" since he took office.

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Cambodian opposition's parliament seats reallocated to smaller parties after ban

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Parliamentary seats held by Cambodia's recently banned opposition party were reallocated on Thursday to smaller parties that had failed to win any seats in the last election, the National Election Committee said.

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Are men really clueless about sexual harassment?

Six weeks after the first stories broke alleging that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein engaged in a decadeslong pattern of sexual harassment (he denies it), the list of men accused of similar acts keeps getting longer. Some offer denials, but others offer more nuanced "explanations":

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.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan

Some economists say the Republican bills, by curbing or eliminating key deductions, could hurt property values, raise mortgage rates and reduce sales.

Duras, Marguerite nytimes.com

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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'Black-ish' star gets raw and real in memoir

Jenifer Lewis is in a dropping wisdom kind of mood these days.

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Brexit gets real for drugmakers as regulator moves to Amsterdam

LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmakers are racing to implement Brexit contingency plans to prepare for a jolt to their regulatory system as the European Medicines Agency is uprooted from London to Amsterdam.

Television nytimes.com

Charlie Rose Accusations Rock CBS Morning Show: ‘I Really Am Still Reeling’

On Tuesday, Mr. Rose’s colleagues on “CBS This Morning” shed their usual geniality to deliver the news that he had been accused by at least eight women of making crude sexual advances.

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Phones for urns: Hong Kong turns to virtual reality to honor ancestors

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A lack of space for cemeteries in crowded Hong Kong clashes with the age-old Chinese tradition of reverence for one’s ancestors.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Travel Tips: 5 Rules for a Really Good Trip With the Kids

Tips include: Let everyone pick an activity, figure out child care in advance, determine the accommodations that best suit your family.

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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.

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BRIEF-Spirit Realty Capital confidentially submits form 10 registration statement in connection with planned spin-off

* Spirit Realty Capital confidentially submits form 10 registration statement in connection with planned spin-off Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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.

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Meet the real Kevin Durant

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Israeli real estate developer Gazit-Globe swings to Q3 loss

* Gazit-Globe, Israel's largest real-estate company, swung to a loss in the third quarter, partly due part to a wider fair value loss from investment property and investment property under development.

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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip mark anniversary with new portraits

New portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, were released Monday to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.

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'Wonder' is real life for these two families

Before age 10, Auggie Pullman never attended a mainstream school. He never sat in a classroom smelling of chalk and stale schoolbooks, listening to children's chatter echoing off the walks.

Hockey, Ice nytimes.com

The N.H.L. Needed 100 Portraits. So Tony Harris Got to Work.

For its 100th anniversary, the N.H.L. commissioned an Ottawa artist to paint all of the players voted as the top 100 in the league’s history.

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'Rebel Girls' sequel celebrates more real-life female superheroes

Income Tax nytimes.com

Public Health: Who Really Gets a Tax Increase if the Individual Mandate Goes Away?

On government tables, it looks as if it’s low-income people. But the real losers would be higher up the income scale.

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BRIEF-Real Industry and Real Alloy’S U.S. Operations initiate chapter 11 proceedings

* REAL INDUSTRY AND REAL ALLOY’S U.S. OPERATIONS INITIATE CHAPTER 11 PROCEEDINGS

da Vinci, Leonardo nytimes.com

A Leonardo Sold for $450 Million. What Else Could You Buy?

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” painting is already spoken for, but here are a few things you could also afford for that price tag.

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Bullets and burns: Portraits of injured Rohingya refugees

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The two Rohingya Muslim brothers, six-year-old Mohamed Heron and four-year-old Akhter, held each other as they showed burns on their arms and torsos that their uncle says resulted from Myanmar's armed forces firing rockets at their village.

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$1 million price tag in spotlight as gene therapy becomes reality

LONDON (Reuters) - Battle lines are being drawn as the first gene therapy for an inherited condition nears the U.S. market, offering hope for people with a rare form of blindness and creating a cost dilemma for healthcare providers.

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Philippines reallows contraceptive devices after certifying them safe

MANILA (Reuters) - The Roman Catholic-majority Philippines will reallow the use of contraceptive implants after certifying 51 drugs and devices safe and not the cause of abortions, the health department announced on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 mln in New York

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie's, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction.

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UPDATE 1-Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 mln in New York

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ "Salvator Mundi" sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie's in New York -- more than double the old mark for any work of art at auction.

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Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ "Salvator Mundi" sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie's in New York -- more than double the old mark for any work of art at auction.

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BRIEF-Realty Income to redeem all outstanding 6.75% notes due 2019

* Realty Income to redeem all outstanding 6.75% notes due 2019

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BRIEF-FC Global Realty files for offering of up to 77.6 mln common shares by selling stockholders‍​

* FC Global Realty Inc files for offering of up to 77.6 million shares of common stock by the selling stockholders‍​ - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2A2Buc2 Further company coverage:

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Analysis: Run. Elect. Repeat. Really?

It's all the same. There's nothing (and no one) new. Politics. Sports. Entertainment. Once something works, it's expected to keep working in the same or a slightly different place. If people like something once, they'll like it again. The inertia of repetition.

Transgender and Transsexuals nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Danica Roem Is Really, Really Boring

That’s the beauty and brilliance of this transgender trailblazer.

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BRIEF-SL Green to sell 43 pct stake in 1515 broadway to Allianz Real Estate

* SL Green to sell 43% stake in 1515 broadway to Allianz Real Estate

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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Oil seen as real prize of Iran's Kurdish adventure

By Ahmed Rasheed, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

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Real von Trapps competing with modern Vermont hotels

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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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BRIEF-‍Reality Shares and Nasdaq announce creation of Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy Index​

* ‍Reality Shares and Nasdaq announce creation of Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy Index​

Art nytimes.com

Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Wrapped Delights, Real and Imagined

A show in Brussels looks back at their projects, including some that never came off — like swathing skyscrapers in Manhattan.

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BRIEF-KKR Real Estate Finance Trust enters omnibus amendment to master repurchase and securities contract agreement

* KKR Real Estate Finance Trust - on Nov 10, co's unit entered omnibus amendment to master repurchase and securities contract agreement, dated Dec 6, 2016

Books and Literature nytimes.com

In ‘Raising Trump’ and ‘The Kardashians,’ Two Portraits of Modern American Matriarchy

James Wolcott on two books about the larger-than-life dynasties shaping our cultural and political lives.

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Nikkei drops to near 2-week low; real estate, brokers weak

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei dropped to a near two-week low on Monday as many sectors, including real estate and brokerage firms, languished after recent rallies, offsetting gains in companies with strong results such as Nissin Foods.

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Nikkei drops to 1-week low; real estate, brokers weak

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei dropped to a one-week low on Monday morning as many sectors including real estate firms and brokers languished after a recent rally, offsetting gains in companies with strong results such as Nissin Foods.

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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Signa buys German trophy assets in biggest real-estate deal of 2017

FRANKFURT, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Austria's Signa, which is trying to buy German department-store chain Kaufhof from Hudson's Bay for 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion), has bought five trophy assets from RFR in Germany's biggest real-estate transaction of 2017.

Lotteries nytimes.com

Wealth: I Won the Lottery and I Need Help. No, Really!

Extravagant spending, bad investments and other perils face those who suddenly come into a large sum of money.

cnn.com

Was that Louis C.K. apology really one at all?

For most of his career, Louis C.K. has been known as one of the most self-deprecating comics in the business.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-News Corp profit beats on digital real estate unit strength

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street Journal owner News Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by a tight control on expenses and growth in revenue across all its businesses.

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BRIEF-Xinyuan Real Estate Co reports Q3 net earnings/ADS $0.22​

* Qtrly ‍contract sales increased 15.1 pct to us$604.5 million from $525.4 million in Q3 of 2016

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.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Coffee art: Taiwan barista draws pooch portraits

KAOHSIUNG (Reuters) - Armed with a picture of your pet pooch, barista Chang Kuei-fang only needs 10 minutes to reproduce the image in a frothy 3-D work of coffee art.

Johnson, Robert Leroy (1911-38) nytimes.com

Is This Really the Bluesman Robert Johnson?

Zeke Schein says a vintage photo he discovered on eBay may be that of Robert Johnson, the legendary bluesman who up to now has appeared in only two surviving images.

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BRIEF-Brandywine Realty Trust prices $100.0 million of 3.950% 5-year guaranteed notes

* Brandywine Realty Trust prices $100.0 million of 3.950% 5-year guaranteed notes and $450.0 million of 3.950% 10-year guaranteed notes Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Real-life 'Iron Man' sets new world record

An inventor wearing a body-controlled jet engine suit flew into the record books when he reached speeds of up to 32.02 miles per hour.

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News Corp profit beats on digital real estate unit strength

(Reuters) - Wall Street Journal owner News Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by a tight control on expenses and growth in revenue across all its businesses.

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UPDATE 2-News Corp profit beats on digital real estate unit strength

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street Journal owner News Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by a tight control on expenses and growth in revenue across all its businesses.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Investment veterans launch real estate, hospitality buyout vehicle

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chairman of fund manager Man GLG and the ex-president of Vornado Realty Trust are behind a buyout vehicle that will seek deals in the real estate and hospitality...

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Investment veterans behind real estate, hospitality buyout vehicle

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chairman of fund manager Man GLG and the ex-president of Vornado Realty Trust are behind a buyout vehicle that will seek deals in the real estate and hospitality...

cnn.com

Pokémon Go creator teases Harry Potter augmented reality game

Harry Potter; Wizards Unite will teach players spells and allow them to fight beasts in real life.

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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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Milan experiment could be reality in 10 years, says ATP chief

MILAN (Reuters) - Some thought he was mad launching a tournament with radical rules claiming to be re-inventing tennis, but ATP chief Chris Kermode believes his Milan experiment has a future.

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BRIEF-Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc announces public offering of senior notes

* Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc announces public offering of senior notes

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Opinion: Reality bites Trump

President Trump's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Election Day (apologies to Judith Viorst) began with a promise on Twitter, that if Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie were to be elected, he would "totally turn around the high crime and poor economic performance of VA." It ended in a different fashion, with a complaint, also expressed on the social media platform: Gillespie, "did not embrace me or what I stand for."

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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Pokemon Go's Niantic taps 'Harry Potter' magic for new augmented reality game

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fantastic beasts, wizard adventures and magic spells will come to life in a new "Harry Potter" augmented reality mobile game from Pokemon Go developer Niantic Inc and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, the companies said on Wednesday.

Art nytimes.com

Joyce Carol Oates’s Prized Portraits by a Friend

The author reflects on her favorite possessions: paintings by the artist and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt.

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.

Social Media nytimes.com

State of the Art: What Reality TV Teaches Us About Russia’s Influence Campaign

Like a twisted version of the producers of an unscripted TV show, Kremlin-linked trolls used fake personas to provoke very real drama.

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BRIEF-Coresite Realty announces target achievements

* Coresite announces successful achievement of its Virginia sales tax exemption program performance targets Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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

Books and Literature nytimes.com

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

cnn.com

Diddy is not really changing his name

Everyone can relax. Diddy is still Diddy.

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Oil at $70/barrel already a reality for some as Asian premium bites

* Australia Barrow Island, Cooper Basin reach close to $70/bbl

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BRIEF-Capitala Finance reports Q3 net realized losses per share of $0.65

* Q3 earnings per share view $0.28 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

Books and Literature nytimes.com

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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BRIEF-Time Inc says PeopleTV will stream real-time programming on Twitter

* Says ‍co's PeopleTV will expand its live content and distribution by streaming select real-time programming on Twitter starting November 20​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Theater nytimes.com

The World Really Is a Stage, Scripts and All, to Actor With Autism

Mickey Rowe is thought to be the first openly autistic actor to play Christopher, a 15-year-old with autism, in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”

Mollo, John (1931-2017) nytimes.com

John Mollo, Whose Costumes Made ‘Star Wars’ Seem Real, Dies at 86

An authority on military uniforms, Mr. Mollo was adept at creating verisimilitude in worlds both imagined and remembered.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: With Manafort, It Really Is About Russia, Not Ukraine

He helped Putin’s man in Ukraine. Did he help Putin in the U.S.?

vis-photo nytimes.com

Buenos Aires Journal: The Wedding Is Fake, but the Party is Real

In Argentina, couples are delaying marriage, turning to civil unions or divorcing. So why wait for a ceremony to have a celebration?

Real Estate (Commercial) nytimes.com

Commercial Real Estate, Which Fueled Trump’s Fortune, Fares Well in Tax Plan

On multiple provisions in the House tax package, commercial real estate developers were exempted from changes that would affect other industries.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

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.

cnn.com

Analysis: The week Russia got very real for Trump

Up until this week, Donald Trump could say, with some veracity, that the special counsel investigation into Russia's attempted meddling in the 2016 election and potential collusion with his campaign hadn't produced a single tangible result.

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After four months jail, Turkey's Amnesty director says trial is 'surreal'

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Amnesty International's Turkey director, freed from four months detention but still facing trial on terrorism charges, said the case against her and other human rights activists was "absurd and surreal".

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Eleven Minutes on Twitter: ‘@realDonaldTrump Does Not Exist’

Amid a presidency that has seemed, at times, to be conducted primarily in 140-character pieces, it was a seismic event, and what was left of Twitter erupted.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Editors’ Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week

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

Books and Literature nytimes.com

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:

Hedge Funds nytimes.com

Robert Mercer to Step Down as Co-Chief of Renaissance Technologies

Mr. Mercer has been a leader of the giant hedge fund and is a patron of the former White House adviser Stephen K. Bannon.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Billionaire Mercer to step down as co-CEO at Renaissance Technologies

BOSTON (Reuters) - Robert Mercer, a billionaire hedge fund manager who has supported conservative causes, said on Thursday that he plans to step down as co-chief executive officer at Renaissance...

Russia nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Putin’s Reality TV Opposition

Ksenia Sobchak is presenting herself as a strong opponent to Russia’s president. Is she more of a puppet?

cnn.com

How many passports can you really own?

cnn.com

What 'Allahu Akbar' really means

Terrorism nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: A Terrorist Attack in Real America

My kids learned to ride their bikes on the same path that became Tuesday’s scene of carnage.

da Vinci, Leonardo nytimes.com

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.

cnn.com

Amazon wants you to shop for Black Friday in augmented reality

cnn.com

Is this pub really the world's best restaurant?

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: ‘I Hear She’s a Real Bitch’: A Swaggering, Feminist Restaurant Memoir

The Canadian restaurateur Jen Agg shows she’s eager to curse and digress like the most macho of them.

Terrorism nytimes.com

A Mangled School Bus, Bodies Everywhere; ‘It Was Surreal’

A Home Depot truck ramming bicyclists. The driver emerging with weapons drawn. For those who saw the attack, it was as confusing as it was gruesome.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Renaissancere Holdings reports Q3 loss per share $12.75

* Renaissancere reports net loss of $504.8 million for the third quarter of 2017, or a loss of $12.75 per diluted common share; quarterly operating loss of $546.9 million or a loss of $13.81 per diluted common share

Television nytimes.com

The First Time: Maria Bamford: The First Time Someone Loved Me for Who I Really Am

While hospitalized in a psychiatric ward, the comedian learned the truth about enduring relationships: They’re not reserved for a select few.

cnn.com

White House releases official portraits of Trump, Pence

The White House released the official portraits of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, more than nine months after they took office.

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BRIEF-Vornado Realty Trust qtrly FFO per share $0.52

* Vornado Realty Trust qtrly total revenues $528.8 million versus $502.8 million ‍​- sec filing

Poet in Spain (Book) nytimes.com

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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Citi analysts flag 'real risk' of Macy's dividend cut, shares tumble

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Shares in Macy's Inc tumbled more than 5 percent on Monday to a seven-year low after Citi analysts said the department store operator may cut its dividend to help pay down debt as it grapples with weak margins and foot traffic.

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BRIEF-Sumitomo Realty & Development sales likely rose 6% for April-Sept period‍​ - Nikkei

* Sumitomo Realty & Development appears to have lifted pretax profit to just over 100 billion yen ($879 million) in the April-September period‍​ - Nikkei

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BRIEF-Education Realty Trust qtrly core ffo per share ‍$0.29​

* Education realty trust inc - qtrly core FFO per share ‍$0.29 ​

Driverless and Semiautonomous Vehicles nytimes.com

What Virtual Reality Can Teach a Driverless Car

Self-driving vehicles have taken to the roads in a number of cities. They are also training inside computerized simulations of those communities.

Virtual Reality (Computers) nytimes.com

Virtual Reality Gets Naughty

With 240-degree views, headsets and “sweet, musty scents,” a new kind of pornography offers a realism that is exciting to some, disturbing to others.

cnn.com

With possible arrests imminent, special counsel Mueller could create a perilous new reality for the White House

A mood of fateful anticipation is cloaking Washington, with possible arrests imminent after the federal grand jury in the Russia investigation approved its first charges.

cnn.com

Controversial Trump dossier: What really matters

Well, now we know what we already knew -- that Democrats paid for opposition research into Donald Trump which eventually yielded the notorious "dossier" on his alleged ties to Moscow. On Wednesday, CNN reported that Perkins Coie, the law firm representing both the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee, entered "into an engagement for research services that began in April 2016 and concluded before the election in early November" with Fusion GPS, the Washington-based private intelligence firm that produced the dossier.