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BRIEF-Talen Energy Supply commences tender offer for up to $100 mln of outstanding 4.625 pct notes due 2019

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BRIEF-Talen Energy Supply reports $100 mln offering of senior notes

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Border Patrol Agent Killed in Texas in What a Senator Calls an Attack

Senator Ted Cruz said the agent and his partner, who was seriously injured, were attacked on Sunday, though details of what happened were unclear.

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Border Patrol agent killed in SW Texas

A Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning from injuries he suffered while on patrol in southwest Texas, the US Customs and Border Protection said.

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With little movement, NAFTA talks said to run risk of stalemate

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement appeared to be in danger of grinding toward a stalemate amid complaints of U.S. negotiators' inflexibility, people familiar with the process said on Sunday.

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Powerful winds and waves hinder search for Argentine submarine

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Whipping winds and 20-foot waves in the South Atlantic continued to hinder a frantic search for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew members on board, the navy said on Saturday, as authorities readied a mission to comb the sea floor for signs of the missing vessel.

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UPDATE 3-Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said.

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Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said.

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UPDATE 2-Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said.

Islands nytimes.com

Island Nations, With No Time to Lose, Take Climate Response Into Their Own Hands

Island states that are least responsible for global emissions but most vulnerable to storms and rising seas are looking outside the United Nations process for aid.

Economic Conditions and Trends nytimes.com

5 Lessons Seattle Can Teach Other Cities About Amazon

For Seattle, Amazon has become far more than a big employer and taxpayer.

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BRIEF-Talend announces offering of 2,750,000 American depositary shares by selling shareholders

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Thousands mourn nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - About 3,000 people packed a funeral service on Wednesday to mourn a Texas family that suffered losses to three generations when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church on Nov. 5 and killed 26 people.

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Funeral set for nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas family will hold a funeral service on Wednesday for relatives from three generations who were among the 26 people killed when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church earlier this month.

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North Korean Soccer Talent Tests Defenses and Sanctions

Some government officials in Italy wonder if a group of North Korean soccer players there are free from the control of their government.

Texas State University nytimes.com

Texas State Halts Greek Activities After Fraternity Pledge Dies

Matthew Ellis, a Phi Kappa Psi pledge, died after a fraternity event on Sunday, the latest in a string of similar episodes on campuses across the country.

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Britain targets tech talent by doubling visa numbers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to double the number of visas available to exceptional workers in areas like digital technology and science to 2,000 to help retain an edge after Brexit.

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BRIEF-Talen Energy Supply announces $400 mln offering of senior notes

* Talen Energy Supply Llc announces $400 million offering of senior notes

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Russia, U.S. stalemate over Syria chemical weapons inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday it was talking to the United States about the U.N. Security Council renewing an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but Washington countered that Moscow had refused to engage on a U.S.-drafted resolution.

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A first look inside the site of the Texas mass shooting

The same day that the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held its first service since a gunman opened fire on parishioners last week, killing 25 people and an unborn child, residents and visitors got to see how the church had been turned into a memorial.

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First look inside Texas church after shooting

A memorial inside the Texas church where 26 people were shot and killed includes chairs placed where each victim was found and audio recordings of the victims' voices. CNN's Kaylee Hartung describes the scene.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

A Week After Texas Church Shooting, a Sunday Service Offers Hope

After a gunman killed 26 at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., parishioners gathered to worship with their pastor, whose daughter was among the dead.

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Powerful earthquake strikes Iraq

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has hit near the Iraqi city of Halabja close to the Iraq-Iran border, according the US Geological Survey.

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Texas church holds first service since mass shooting

The congregation of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held a service on Sunday, one week after a gunman opened fire in the church, killing 25 people and an unborn child in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

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In grieving Texas town, faith sustains those left behind

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - Joe Holcombe and his wife, Claryce, lost eight members of their family in the Texas church shooting last Sunday, including their son, grandchildren, a pregnant granddaughter-in-law and a great- granddaughter who was still a toddler. But they are serene.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Days After Church Shooting, Texas Town Begins to Bury Its Dead

As the funerals begin for the 26 victims of a shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., mourners remember the married couple Richard and Therese Rodriguez.

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Texas town holds first burials after church massacre

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The tiny Texas town reeling from a gun massacre that killed 26 churchgoers buried the first of the victims on Saturday, in a remote cemetery where a series of funerals is being held this week.

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Texas shooter's ex-wife: 'Demons ... hatred' consumed him

The first wife of the Texas church shooter described him as a menacing and abusive man who constantly threatened her and her family with death.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

In the Air Force, Texas Gunman Showed Signs of Depression and Rage

One Air Force colleague recalled how Devin P. Kelley, when punished for poor performance, would cry, scream and shake with rage, vowing to kill his superiors.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale

The Texas city’s response to a powerful storm says much about polarized visions of the country and diverging attitudes toward cities, race, liberty and science.

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Comedian issues statement in response to sexual misconduct allegations

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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.

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Indonesia's army plans tough response to separatists threatening mine

JAKARTA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Indonesia's military is ready to take tough measures, if needed, to combat separatists who, it said, were holding civilian hostages in villages in the eastern province of Papua, but will pursue dialogue first.

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Texas church to weigh what happens to its house of worship

It was several terrifying minutes of hell in the house of God.

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Air Force missed at least two chances to stop Texas shooter buying guns

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force missed at least two chances to block the shooter in last weekend's deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of a violent offense in 2012, according to current and former government officials and a review of military documents.

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BRIEF-Talend SA reports qtrly ‍net loss per share of $0.18

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U.S. Air Force could face liability in Texas shooting: legal experts

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force's failure to report the criminal record of Devin Kelley, the man who shot dead 26 people and wounded 20 more at a Texas church, could expose the service to liability, legal experts said.

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Pastor may demolish Texas church where massacre took place

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The pastor of a rural Texas church sprayed with gunfire in a shooting rampage that killed 26 people is considering demolishing the building and putting a memorial in its place, a Southern Baptist Convention official said on Thursday.

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Texas shooter claimed to buy animals on Craigslist for 'target practice'

Texas church shooter Devin Kelley claimed he bought animals on Craigslist with the sole intention of killing them, a former Air Force colleague told CNN.

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Texas and Florida carry out executions on same day

(Reuters) - Texas put to death a Mexican national on Wednesday for the kidnap, rape and murder of his cousin, and Florida on the same day put to death a 53-year-old man for a 1991 double-murder, officials said.

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Pence pays tribute to fallen and heroes from Texas massacre

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled on Wednesday to rural southeastern Texas, where he paid tribute to the victims and heroes from a church massacre that stands as the deadliest gun violence ever committed in a U.S. place of worship.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

After Massacre, a Small Texas Cemetery Strains to Bury So Many Dead

The cemetery in the small Texas town where 26 were killed in a church shooting will see more funerals in the coming days than it does in a typical year.

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A Texas school is devastated by church shooting

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - It was heartbreaking for Jennifer Berrones to explain to her 7-year-old daughter Kaylee that her friend and classmate Emily was not coming back to school after Sunday's church massacre in rural Texas.

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UPDATE 1-FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - For about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple Inc to help them unlock the gunman's iPhone or associated online accounts, a person familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

The Lives Cut Short in a Texas Church

The 26 who died in the shooting at the First Baptist Church included long-married couples and several children.

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Democratic Party, China, Texas: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

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

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The Shift: YouTube’s Rapid Response Partisans Game the News of Tragedy

A community of internet talking heads gets their fact-challenged messages across by working fast after events like the church massacre in Texas.

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FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple Inc to help them unlock the gunman's iPhone or associated online accounts, a source told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Gay Talese: Kevin Spacey accuser should 'suck it up'

Veteran journalist Gay Talese is being slammed for sympathetic comments he reportedly made about actor Kevin Spacey.

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Texas and Florida due to execute men for 1990s murders

(Reuters) - Two states are scheduled to execute convicted murderers on Wednesday night, one who would be the third executed in Florida since August and one whose planned execution in Texas has raised the ire of Mexican officials and two United Nations experts.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Video of Texas Shooting Captured Bloodbath

The gunman also had an Apple iPhone with him, according to people familiar with the investigation, but the F.B.I. has not been able to unlock the device.

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Texas church to hold service a week after tragedy

Twenty five members of its congregation are no more. Its worship hall is bullet-riddled and destroyed. But undeterred, the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will host a service on Sunday, just seven days after a gunman stormed the building in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

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.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Lessons in Stillness From One of the Quietest Places on Earth

In the wilderness of Washington State’s Hoh Rain Forest, a poet searches for the rare peace that true silence can offer.

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Texas gunman not welcomed at church before shooting

Devin Kelley walked into a Texas church turning joyous prayers into screams of terror as he killed more than 20 people, including an unborn child.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Surviving the Texas Church Shooting

At home recovering from a gunshot wound, Rosanne Solis talks about the church shooting that killed 26 people on Sunday morning in Sutherland Springs, Tex.

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Texas church gunman escaped mental facility in 2012 while facing court-martial

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The former U.S. serviceman who committed the deadliest mass shooting on record in Texas escaped from a mental hospital in 2012 as he faced court-martial on domestic violence charges for which he was later convicted, a police report revealed on Tuesday.

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Man offers free coffins for Texas shooting victims

When Trey Ganem heard about the shootings in Sutherland Springs, he jumped in his car and drove 100 miles to the mourning town.

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Virginia, Texas, Roy Halladay: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

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

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Texas church gunman escaped mental facility in 2012: police report

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The man who carried out one of the deadliest U.S. mass shootings escaped from a mental health facility in 2012, the same year he was convicted by a U.S. Air Force court-martial of domestic abuse, according to a police report.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

‘You’re Gonna Die’: Survivors of the Texas Shooting Recall Terrifying Scene

Joaquín Ramírez and his girlfriend, who was hit by one of Devin P. Kelley’s bullets, cannot shake his awful words.

Kelley, Devin P (1991-2017) nytimes.com

Texas Gunman Once Escaped From Mental Health Facility

Devin P. Kelley, who killed 26 people at a church on Sunday, was found by police after leaving a treatment center, according to a 2012 police report that also said he had threatened his Air Force superiors.

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Air Force error helped Texas church shooter buy guns

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The man who carried out one of the deadliest U.S. mass shootings was able to buy guns legally because a prior domestic violence conviction while he was in the Air Force was never put into an FBI database used in background checks, officials said.

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U.S. Air Force error allowed Texas church gunman to buy weapons

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The man who carried out one of the deadliest U.S. mass shootings was able to buy guns legally because a prior domestic violence conviction while he was in the Air Force was never put into an FBI database used in background checks, officials said.

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Air Force didn't log Texas church gunman conviction in U.S. database

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The man who carried out one of the deadliest U.S. mass shootings was able to buy guns legally from a sporting goods store because a prior domestic violence conviction was never put into an FBI database used in background checks, officials said.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Trump Says Tougher Gun Laws Could’ve Worsened Texas Death Toll

If a bystander hadn’t been armed, “instead of having 26 dead, you would have had hundreds more dead,” the president said Tuesday in South Korea.

Education (K-12) nytimes.com

5 Lessons From a Diplomat for Bridging the Parent-Teacher Divide

Putting diplomacy skills like advocacy and solution building to work in a teacher conference.

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Chinese fans prepare to welcome rich, powerful, 'free-spirit' Trump

BEIJING (Reuters) - He may be a divisive figure back home, but U.S. President Donald Trump will be landing in friendly territory when he arrives in Beijing on Wednesday, judging by Chinese social media.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Texas Gunman, and Trump vs. the Courts

We look at why a domestic violence conviction did not stop Devin Kelley from buying weapons, and at how the president’s comments can influence court rulings.

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Texas, North Korea, Qualcomm: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Late night reacts to Texas church massacre

Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers and James Corden spoke about the mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that resulted in at least 26 deaths.

Gun Control nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Sutherland Springs Only Happens to Be in Texas

There is nothing particularly Lone Star State-ish about a mass killing these days. Ask New York, or Las Vegas.

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Iran urges Europe to clarify response to a U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal

PARIS (Reuters) - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi on Tuesday pressed Europe to make clear how it will react if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal and imposes new sanctions.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

In Texas, Almost Anyplace Can Be a Place to Carry a Gun

Gun owners said the shooting at a rural Baptist church on Sunday would cause Texas to more fully embrace its gun culture, not tone it down.

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Family strife, threats preceded Texas church massacre by former U.S. airman

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A former U.S. serviceman who shot 26 worshipers to death during Sunday prayers in Texas was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had sent threatening text messages to his wife's mother before the massacre, officials said Monday.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

For Tight-Knit Texas Town, Horror of Shooting Makes ‘No Sense’

In the town of Sutherland Springs, everyone knew a victim of the massacre at the First Baptist Church, and some knew many.

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Air Force error let Texas gunman buy weapons for church massacre

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The gunman who shot 26 worshipers to death and wounded 20 others at a Texas church was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had been sending threatening messages to his wife's mother before the massacre, officials said Monday.

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Texas, Japan, Saudi Arabia: Your Monday Evening Briefing

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

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Shooter's history puts Texas gun laws in the spotlight

Before he slaughtered 26 people in a small town church, Sutherland Springs shooter Devin Kelley had some red flags in his background that, at first glance, might seem like they would have prevented him from obtaining or carrying a gun. While serving in the Air Force, he was court-martialed for assault on his wife and assault on their child. He received a bad conduct discharge some time after.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Right and Left React to the Church Massacre in Texas

Writers from across the political spectrum take on gun control and the effectiveness of prayer in the wake of the mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Tex.

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Texas church shooter threatened mother-in-law before rampage: official

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his wife and child sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday.

Campaign Finance nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: The Lessons of Cyrus Vance’s Campaign Contributions

The current campaign finance system for district attorneys is eroding public trust and could lead to actual corruption.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Texas, North Korea, Shinzo Abe: Your Tuesday Briefing

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

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Domestic problems preceded Texas church rampage, authorities say

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his then-wife and child had sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday.

Greek Civilization nytimes.com

A Grecian Artifact Evokes Tales From the ‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey’

An engraved stone with a finely detailed battle scene was found in the grave of a warrior buried about 1450 B.C.

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The New York attack was labeled 'terrorism.' The Texas shooting wasn't. Here's why

A man in a rented pickup truck mows down people on a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center. Eight people are killed, and the attack is almost immediately called an act of terror.

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For Texas survivors, there are no quick fixes for grief

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Texas church gunman sent threatening texts to in-laws, officials say

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The man accused of killing 26 people including an 18-month-old child at a Texas church had sent threatening text messages to his in-laws who sometimes attended the house of worship before launching the latest U.S. mass shooting, officials said on Monday.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

Witnesses Describe Shooting in Texas Church

Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, opened fire in a church in rural Texas on Sunday, killing at least 26 people. He was pursued by residents and found dead in his car.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Texas Shooting Victims Included Children and a Pregnant Woman

A pastor’s 14-year-old daughter and several members of one family were also killed in the church massacre, the authorities said.

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Texas gunman's in-laws sometimes attended church, sheriff says

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man thrown out of the U.S. Air Force for beating his wife and child shot and killed 26 people in a Texas church where his in-laws had sometimes worshipped before shooting himself, officials said on Monday, in the latest in a string of U.S. mass shootings.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

In Texas Shooting, Gunman Kills at Least 26

After Devin Kelley exited the church, he and an armed bystander engaged in a brief “fire fight” before the suspect went into his vehicle.

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Texas Gunman Led Troubled Life Before Church Shooting

Devin Patrick Kelley, a former member of the United States Air Force, had been jailed for domestic abuse, kicked out of the military and charged with animal cruelty.

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Texas gunman attacked church where in-laws worshipped, sheriff says

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man thrown out of the U.S. Air Force for beating his wife and child shot killed 26 people in a rural Texas church where his in-laws worshipped before fatally shooting himself, officials said, in the latest in a string of U.S. mass shootings.

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Texas church massacre gunman killed self after chase, sheriff says

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force veteran who fatally shot at least 26 people in a rural Texas church during Sunday services took his own life after a shootout with residents, the local sheriff said Monday.

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World needs new rules for powerful tech: Web Summit chief

LISBON (Reuters) - Tech companies like Google and Facebook seem like monopolies and need new rules, the organizer of one of the world's biggest technology summits said.

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Texas Shooting, Paradise Papers, Shalane Flanagan: Your Monday Briefing

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

The Daily nytimes.com

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Texas Church Shooting

At least 26 people were killed during morning services at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs — 7 percent of the town’s population.

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Gunman kills 26 in rural Texas church during Sunday service

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people and wounded 20 in a rural Texas church during Sunday services, adding the name of Sutherland Springs to the litany of American communities shattered by mass shootings.

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Texas parishioners described as merciful and forgiving

Last week, members of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas dressed in shark, pirate and cow costumes, celebrating an alternative to evil on Halloween.

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Gunman storms small-town Texas church, killing at least 26

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman with an assault rifle stormed a church in rural Texas on Sunday, killing at least 26 worshippers and wounding 20 others in a rampage to be notched into a litany of mass shootings that have plagued the United States in recent years.

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Gunman kills at least 26 worshipers at small-town Texas church

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman dressed in black tactical gear massacred at least 26 worshipers and wounded 20 others at a white-steepled church in Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States.

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In Tokyo, Trump calls Texas shooting an 'act of evil'

President Donald Trump on Monday morning decried the shooting in Texas as an "act of evil" and called it "horrific" in his first public remarks since a gunman killed 26 people in a Texas church.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Texas Church Killings: What We Know

Twenty-six people were killed during morning services at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex. This is what we know.

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Texas gunman kills at least 26 worshipers at small-town church

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman massacred at least 26 worshipers and wounded 20 others at a church in southeast Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States, authorities said.

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Gunman opens fire at Texas church, killing at least 20

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman entered a small church in southeast Texas and opened fire, killing at least 20 worshipers and wounding many others in the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States, according to authorities and media reports.

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Many reported dead after gunman opens fire at Texas church

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman entered a church in a small town in southeast Texas on Sunday and began firing, resulting in many fatalities and injuries, a county commissioner told Reuters.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

Texas Church Shooting Leaves More Than 20 Dead, Official Says

Officials said a man walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., and opened fire.

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Multiple deaths in shooting at Texas church, gunman dead: local media

(Reuters) - A gunman entered a church in a small town in southeast Texas on Sunday and began firing, resulting in "multiple" fatalities and injuries, local media reported, citing the county authorities.

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Multiple deaths in shooting at Texas church, sheriff tells local media

(Reuters) - A gunman entered a church in a small town in southeast Texas on Sunday and began firing, resulting in "multiple" fatalities and injuries, local media reported, citing the county sheriff.

Malliotakis, Nicole nytimes.com

Malliotakis as Manager: Lessons From Hurricane Sandy and Albany

Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican candidate for mayor of New York City, discusses her management style, President Trump and coffee preferences in an interview.

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U.S. monitoring sanctions regime in response to Myanmar situation: official

DHAKA (Reuters) - The U.S. government will constantly monitor its sanctions regime to respond to violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state that has sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees across the border to Bangladesh, a senior U.S. official said on Saturday.

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U.S. constantly adjusting sanctions regime in response to Myanmar situation: official

DHAKA (Reuters) - The U.S. government will constantly adjust its sanctions regime to respond properly to the situation in Myanmar's Rakhaine state where many thousands of Rohingya people have been displaced, a senior U.S. official said on Saturday.

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The most important lessons Navy has learned from two deadly collisions

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Bomber flights stir harsh false response from Kim's regime ahead of Trump's visit to the region

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Astros, Dodgers have talent to meet again in 2018 World Series

(Reuters) - The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers delivered a World Series for the ages and could be seeing a lot more of each other as both clubs boast young, talented rosters that should make them contenders for years to come.

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Puerto Rico governor knocks U.S. Army Corps response after hurricane

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lacked urgency in restoring power to the storm-hit island, and that it was pushing the clean-up effort down the road.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

9 Weeks After Harvey, Houston Celebrates World Series Win

Few cheered the Astros’s first World Series title louder than those hit hard by the floodwaters.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘Shadowlands,’ a Tale of C.S. Lewis’s Romance, Tackles a Different Tragedy

William Nicholson’s biodrama, is directed by Christa Scott-Reed for the Fellowship for Performing Arts.

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Wild World Series showcases next generation of MLB talent

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Major League Baseball will be the winner regardless of who triumphs in the World Series on Wednesday, as the wild series has given the league the chance to show off its young core of stars to the next generation of fans.

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Trump announces picks for U.S. attorneys in California, Texas, others

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his choices to lead U.S. attorney offices in California, Maryland, Connecticut, Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana, the White House said in a statement.

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BRIEF-Kitov pharmaceuticals announces receipt of FDA's favorable response to NT219's pre-ind meeting package

* Kitov Pharmaceuticals announces receipt of FDA's favorable response to NT219's pre-ind meeting package

Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) nytimes.com

What’s the Economic Cost of Brexit? Pineapples Tell a Tale

As Britain pursues an exit from the European Union, higher costs on imported goods and uncertainty about trade have conspired to weaken its economy.

politicsNews reuters.com

Vocal, powerful critic of Wall Street rules leaving Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Jeb Hensarling, the Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, announced on Tuesday that he would retire from Congress at the end of 2018, marking the exit of Congress's leading advocate for rolling back strict financial rules.

cnn.com

Fact check: Team Trump uses inaccuracies in response to probe

President Donald Trump and his stable of surrogates have tried to discredit former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos in wake of his guilty plea to special counsel Robert Mueller, casting him as nothing more than a low-level "coffee boy" who rarely -- if ever -- interacted with senior members of Trump's campaign.

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UN experts blast US disaster response in Puerto Rico

Some 3.4 million Americans are facing "alarming" conditions more than a month after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, UN human experts said, calling the disaster response there ineffective compared with the urgency of federal aid to storm-ravaged states on the US mainland.

worldNews reuters.com

Nervous Kenyans await Odinga response to Kenyatta poll victory

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Nervous Kenyans waited on Tuesday for the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last week's election, which inflamed the deep ethnic tensions dividing the East African nation.

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Texas costume party turns deadly when man in Santa suit opens fire: police

DALLAS (Reuters) - A man dressed in a Santa Claus outfit opened fire at a weekend Halloween party in his Texas home, killing one person and injuring three others, Austin police said on Monday.

environmentNews reuters.com

U.S. Northeast rocked by powerful storm on Sandy anniversary

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fierce winds and torrential rain downed trees and knocked out power across the U.S. Northeast on the 5th anniversary of deadly Superstorm Sandy, halting trains during the Monday morning commute and darkening neighborhoods from Boston to Washington.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Activist White Tale turns up pressure on Clariant

* Clariant says open for talks, has duty to all shareholders (Adds comment from Clariant)

technologyNews reuters.com

Investors hope for details in Shopify's response to short seller

TORONTO (Reuters) - Retail software company Shopify Inc may not be willing to release as many operational details as some investors are hoping for in response to a short seller's criticism, a shareholder and several analysts said.

businessNews reuters.com

Activist White Tale demands Clariant board seats, review

ZURICH (Reuters) - White Tale Holdings, the activist investor that thwarted a $20 billion merger between Clariant and U.S. rival Huntsman, on Monday demanded three seats on the Swiss chemical maker's board and an independent strategic review of the business.

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UPDATE 2-Activist White Tale demands Clariant board seats, review

* Shares down nearly 2 pct in early trading (Adds Clariant response, analyst, share price)

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BRIEF-Clariant - open to White Tale suggestions, will work for all shareholders

* Clariant says several talks took place with white tale since last friday

businessNews reuters.com

Activist White Tale wants three seats on Clariant board

ZURICH (Reuters) - Activist investor White Tale on Monday demanded three seats on Clariant's board and an independent strategic review of the Swiss speciality chemicals group after thwarting its plans to merge with U.S. peer Huntsman in a $20 billion deal.

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UPDATE 1-Activist White Tale wants three seats on Clariant board

ZURICH, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Activist investor White Tale on Monday demanded three seats on Clariant's board and an independent strategic review of the Swiss speciality chemicals group after thwarting its plans to merge with U.S. peer Huntsman in a $20 billion deal.

Slavery (Historical) nytimes.com

Opinion: James Madison’s Lessons in Racism

He had good intentions but repeatedly fell short, like America itself.

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UPDATE 1-White Tale takes Clariant stake above 20 pct- source

ZURICH, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Activist investors seeking to block Clariant's $20 billion merger deal with Huntsman Corp have increased their stake in the Swiss specialty chemical maker to above 20 percent, triggering a disclosure filing, a source close to the matter said.

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UPDATE 2-Explorer Pipeline fuel line from Texas to Oklahoma running at reduced rates

NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Explorer Pipeline's fuel line from Houston to Glenpool, Oklahoma, is running at reduced rates due to temporary repairs made on Tuesday, pushing up cash gasoline prices in Midwestern markets.

cnn.com

A president. A chef. The (incomplete) list of powerful men accused of sexual harassment after Harvey Weinstein

It's been 21 days since the sexual assault allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein exploded into public view. Since then there have been new allegations made against other powerful men in various industries seemingly almost every day.

Fear (Emotion) nytimes.com

Outsmarting Our Primitive Responses to Fear

The fight, flight or freeze response served us well when we were cave dwellers, but it can get in our way in modern life.

Afghanistan nytimes.com

Bamian Journal: A Tale of Two Hotels, a Buddha Behind Each

A $5 million property with executive suites and a two-room mud hut with wasps and 80-cent beans speak of the Bamian Valley’s fluctuating fortunes.

cnn.com

What an all-powerful Xi Jinping means

When US President Donald Trump visits China next month, he won't be the most powerful person in the room.

Antibiotics nytimes.com

‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ Causes 2nd Death in Texas Since Hurricane Harvey

A 31-year-old man, Josue Zurita, had been working to repair houses in Galveston when he injured his arm, and the wound became infected.

scienceNews reuters.com

U.S. scientists unveil powerful new tools to fix genetic faults

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. scientists on Wednesday unveiled two new molecular editing tools designed to fix mutations that cause the majority of human genetic diseases, some of which have no known treatment.

cnn.com

Fentanyl: The powerful opioid that killed Prince

America's addiction to opioid-based painkillers and heroin just got exponentially more dangerous. The most potent painkiller on the market, prescribed by doctors for cancer treatment, is being made illicitly and sold on the streets, delivering a super high and, far too often, death.

cnn.com

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.

Dancing nytimes.com

Life (and Death and Dance) Lessons From ‘The Red Shoes’

Ballet is religion in Powell and Pressburger’s 1948 movie. Dancers, 19 to 80, talk about what the movie and its intensity has meant to them.

cnn.com

This is the world's most powerful passport

When it comes to global travel, not all passports are created equal. But which one rules them all?

Constitutions nytimes.com

China Unveils New Leadership, With Xi Jinping More Powerful Than Ever

The Communist Party declined to anoint a potential successor, prompting speculation Mr. Xi intends to break with tradition and rule beyond his second term.

Power Failures and Blackouts nytimes.com

From Montana to Puerto Rico, a Small Firm Strikes a Powerful Deal

A $300 million contract between Whitefish Energy and Puerto Rican officials is drawing scrutiny in Washington.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Texas Instruments reports Q3 earnings per share $1.26

* Q3 earnings per share view $1.12 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

domesticNews reuters.com

Texas father changes story about toddler's death: police

(Reuters) - The Texas father who told police his 3-year-old daughter disappeared after he sent her outside at 3 a.m. as punishment for not drinking milk has now told police she died from choking on the drink, according to an arrest warrant issued on Tuesday.

cnn.com

Texas dad admits disposing of child's body, affidavit says

The adoptive father of a Texas 3-year-old who had been missing for two and a half weeks admitted to police that he disposed of the child's body after she choked on her milk, according to a probable cause affidavit released Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

India drags feet on GM mustard permit amid powerful opposition

* Cotton only GM crop allowed to be sold, cultivated in India

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Body found, likely Texas girl, 3, sent outside as punishment: police

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The body of a toddler found in a culvert beneath a Texas road was likely that of a 3-year-old girl reported missing after her father said he punished her for not drinking her milk by making her stand alone outside at night, police said on Monday.

cnn.com

The Pentagon briefing was a striking change in tone from the public response of the Trump administration

The US troops attacked in Niger were on their way back to their operating base when they were ambushed by 50 ISIS fighters, according to Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, who provided a timeline of the attack on Monday.

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BRIEF-ONEOK announces west Texas LPG system expansion into the Delaware basin

* ONEOK announces west Texas LPG system expansion into the Delaware basin Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Texas police say body found in Texas 'most likely' missing three-year-old girl

(Reuters) - The body of a toddler found in a culvert beneath a Texas road was likely that of a girl reported missing by her father about two weeks ago, police in the Dallas suburb of Richardson said on Monday.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Forced Out By Flooding, Houston’s Opera Gets On With the Show

Its home is closed for the season, recovering from Hurricane Harvey. But Houston Grand Opera opened its “La Traviata” in a makeshift auditorium.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

Update: Most Houston Attractions Have Reopened; the Opera Gets Creative

Hurricane Harvey caused flooding in the theater district, so other venues will be used for performances. Museums, restaurants and festivals are also back.

Artificial Intelligence nytimes.com

Tech Giants Are Paying Huge Salaries for Scarce A.I. Talent

Nearly all big tech companies have an artificial intelligence project, and they are willing to pay experts millions of dollars to help get it done.

domesticNews reuters.com

Strange twist in Texas murder case surfaces on death row, delaying execution

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas inmate Larry Swearingen, who has been sitting on death row for 17 years, may have been plotting to avoid his date with the execution chamber in November by having a serial murderer take the fall for his crime, according to a county prosecutor.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

Still Waiting for FEMA in Texas and Florida After Hurricanes

After Harvey and Irma, residents are waiting weeks for FEMA inspections and hours on hold when calling the agency’s help line.

domesticNews reuters.com

Search for missing Texas oil-barge crew members suspended

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A sea and air search was suspended on Sunday for two crew members who went missing after an oil barge caught fire early on Friday and leaked an undetermined amount of the fuel into the Gulf of Mexico off Port Aransas, Texas, authorities said.

environmentNews reuters.com

Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, tens of thousands advised to evacuate

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were canceled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared toward the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds on a national election day.

environmentNews reuters.com

Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, soaks voters as they trudge to polls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy rain and wind lashed southern Japan on Sunday as a powerful typhoon neared, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and disrupting rail services on a national election day.

cnn.com

What decent men can do in response to #MeToo

worldNews reuters.com

Israel says it will intensify response to Syrian fire

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Five projectiles from Syria set off air raid sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the Syrian war that has repeatedly spilled over the border.

worldNews reuters.com

Israel says will intensify response to Syrian fire

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Five projectiles from Syria set off air raid sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the civil war that has repeatedly spilled over the border.

Illegal Immigration nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Texas Pulls Up the Welcome Mat

Some have asserted that President Trump is simply continuing Obama-era immigration policies. But it sure doesn’t feel like it in Texas.

domesticNews reuters.com

One dead, another missing after oil barge fire off Texas

(Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire and exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, officials said.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Antares Pharma receives complete response letter from FDA for Xyosted

* Antares pharma receives complete response letter from the fda for Xyosted

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Oil barge explosion off Texas kills one, fire now out

(Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire and exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, officials said.

cnn.com

Anderson Cooper scores Trump's response to Puerto Rico

President Trump gave himself a 10 out of 10 for how the White House handled aid in Puerto Rico after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria. CNN's Anderson Cooper keeps Trump honest with a review of the response.

environmentNews reuters.com

U.S. EPA to shrink response time for permit requests: Pruitt

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will respond to permit requests within six months by the end of 2018, part of the agency's goal to reduce regulations and delays, Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Thursday.

topNews reuters.com

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy in response to independence threat

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain's central government said on Thursday it would suspend Catalonia's autonomy and impose direct rule after the region's leader threatened to go ahead with a formal declaration of independence if Madrid refused to hold talks.

cnn.com

'Only the Brave' harrowing true tale of firefighters

The wildfires that have raged across the western U.S. add a sobering element to "Only the Brave," a square-jawed true story about the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a local firefighting crew. Filled with male bonding and macho bravado, it's a polished, old-fashioned account of heroism, one whose familiar beats and episodic nature somewhat blunt its dramatic spark.

Movies nytimes.com

Review: ‘Only the Brave’ Is an Inspiring Tale of Firefighter Sacrifice

This action drama from Joseph Kosinski — about the Granite Mountain Hotshots of Prescott, Ariz. — offers some real feeling under a schematic surface.

vis-photo nytimes.com

Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game Ranch

In the hill country outside San Antonio, a safari-style world of rare and endangered species symbolizes the popularity and controversy of exotic game hunting.

Stocks and Bonds nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Sad Tale of the MyRA

The failure of the Obama-era savings program shows what both parties get wrong about inequality.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-ExxonMobil acquires a crude oil terminal in Texas from Genesis Energy

* ExxonMobil acquires crude oil terminal to serve growing Permian Basin production

domesticNews reuters.com

Texas house fire kills mother, five children in 'horrific scene'

(Reuters) - Five children and their mother were killed early on Wednesday when fire engulfed their Texas home about 100 miles east northeast of Houston, Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis told KFDM TV news.

domesticNews reuters.com

Texas to execute 'tourniquet killer' for serial rape and murder

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas plans to execute on Wednesday a man convicted of raping and murdering five children and young women, using a tourniquet to torture and strangle his victims.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

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...

Fungi nytimes.com

Trilobites: A Mushroom Out of a Fairy Tale That You Might Find in the Forest

Recently mushroom hunters have been sharing photos of the fly agaric, which has a reputation for strange and dangerous effects when ingested by other living things.

Smartphones nytimes.com

Google’s Pixel 2 Smartphone Is a Powerful Extravagance

Google’s new Pixel 2 phone is clearly impressive, according to our reviewer. But whether that makes the device worth buying is another matter.

domesticNews reuters.com

Trucker in deadly Texas immigrant case pleads guilty, faces life sentence

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The driver of a truck packed with immigrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, pleaded guilty on Monday to human smuggling charges and could face up to life in prison, prosecutors said.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. judge in Texas invalidates Allergan patents on Restasis

Oct 16 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge invalidated patents on Allergan Plc's dry eye medicine Restasis on the grounds that the patents cover obvious ideas, a decision that drove the pharmaceutical company's shares down more than 6 percent.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. judge in Texas invalidates Allergan patents on Restasis

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Shares of pharmaceutical company Allergan Plc dropped on Monday after a ruling by a U.S. judge invalidated patents on its dry eye medicine Restasis on the grounds that the patents cover obvious ideas.

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U.S. judge in Texas invalidates Allergan patents on Restasis

Oct 16 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday invalidated patents issued to Allergan Plc on its dry eye medicine Restasis, saying they covered ideas that were too obvious to protect.

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BRIEF-TG Therapeutics ‍says FDA confirms accelerated approval for TG-1101 based on overall response rate a review issue

* TG Therapeutics provides update on fda meeting for genuine phase 3 trial

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BRIEF-‍Tessera Technologies issues statement in response to litigation filed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

* Issues statement in response to litigation filed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited against co

cnn.com

Powerful storm races toward Ireland

Former Hurricane Ophelia is racing toward Ireland and the United Kingdom as a post-tropical storm, bringing with it strong winds and the threat of heavy rain and dangerous storm surge.

cnn.com

Twitter flooded with responses to #MeToo

Two simple words became a rallying cry on Twitter to stand against sexual harassment and assault.

cnn.com

Powerful hurricane roars toward Ireland

Hurricane Ophelia continued moving east toward Ireland on Sunday as officials there announced school closings, prepared for flooding -- and planned for power outages.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Storm Victim Finds Help, and Purpose, at a Houston Food Bank

After Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas, the Neediest Cases Fund donated to Feeding America, supporting food banks like the one Dorothy Edmundson came to lean on.

cnn.com

Powerful hurricane heads toward Ireland

Record-setting Ophelia, a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour (115 mph), was passing south of the Azores on Saturday on its path toward Ireland.

Vance, Cyrus R Jr nytimes.com

Editorial: The Rich, the Powerful and the Manhattan D.A.

If Cyrus Vance doesn’t stop taking campaign donations from lawyers, the questions about dropped cases (the Trumps, Harvey Weinstein) won’t stop.

environmentNews reuters.com

Powerful Hurricane Ophelia strengthens off Azores

(Reuters) - Hurricane Ophelia strengthened off the Azores islands in the northern Atlantic Ocean on Saturday and was expected pass to the south of the archipelago later in the day before taking aim at the British Isles, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.