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Argentina: Missing sub called out 7 times

The crew of a missing Argentine military submarine tried contacting naval bases seven times, Argentina's Defense Ministry said.

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Toshiba says not in talks to with any company over PC unit sale

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday it had not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba says not in talks to with any company over PC unit sale

* Toshiba says not in talks with any individual company over sale

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BRIEF-Western Investment Company of Canada says ‍LOI establishes purchase price for agrifood processor at about $25.5 mln

* The Western Investment Company of Canada signs a letter of intent to acquire an agrifood processor

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BRIEF-‍U.S. CPSC says Arctic Cat Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

* ‍U.S. CPSC says Arctic Cat recalled about 300 recreational off-highway vehicles & 3,000 winch accessory kits due to fire hazard​

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Fire hits Freeport Indonesia port facility in Papua - company sources

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A fire has broken out at the main port used by copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc in Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday night, company sources said.

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BRIEF-Blank check company GigCapital Inc files for IPO of up to $150 mln

* Blank check company GigCapital Inc files for IPO of up to $150 million – SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2AMtKbb)

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Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco

ROME (Reuters) - Gian Piero Ventura has left his role as Italy's national team coach, the country's football federation (FIGC) said on Wednesday, two days after the side failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Payments company Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

(Reuters) - Payments company Square Inc said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year.

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Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco: Soccer Federation

ROME (Reuters) - Gian Piero Ventura is no longer Italy's soccer coach, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said on Wednesday, two days after the national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Casino company Empire City explores alternatives

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Privately held Empire City Casino said on Wednesday it was exploring alternatives, including strategic partnerships, to broaden its offering.

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Collahuasi postpones plan for environmental study until 2018-company

SANTIAGO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Chilean copper mine Collahuasi, a joint venture of Anglo American and Glencore, is postponing its plan to seek approval of an environmental impact study for an expansion until next year, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.

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U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

A firm with ties to President Vladimir V. Putin’s former boss in the Russian spy service has been employed to protect American diplomatic missions.

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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​

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Fears for Lebanese economy if Saudis impose Qatar-style blockade

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese politicians and bankers believe Saudi Arabia intends to do to their country what it did to Qatar - corral Arab allies into enforcing an economic blockade unless its demands are met.

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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​

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BRIEF-Wells Fargo & Company reports a 11.65 percent passive stake in‍ Switch Inc​

* Wells Fargo & Company reports a 11.65 percent passive stake in‍ Switch Inc​ as of Oct 31 - SEC filing Source text : (http://bit.ly/2zTVgGB) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-TransEnterix says Florida hospital to purchase company's Senhance Surgical Robotic System​

* TransEnterix Inc - ‍announced that Florida hospital entered into an agreement to purchase company's Senhance Surgical Robotic System​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Anti-Trump group says most of US economy backs Paris climate pact

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - U.S. cities, states and businesses accounting for more than half the country's economy remain committed to the 2015 Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump's plan to pull out, an anti-Trump alliance said on Saturday.

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UPDATE 1-Anti-Trump group says most of US economy backs Paris climate pact

BONN, Germany, Nov 11 (Reuters) - U.S. cities, states and businesses accounting for more than half the country's economy remain committed to the 2015 Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump's plan to pull out, an anti-Trump alliance said on Saturday.

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Anti-Trump group says most of U.S. economy backs Paris climate pact

OSLO (Reuters) - U.S. cities, states and businesses accounting for more than half the country's economy remain committed to the 2015 Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump's plan to pull out, an anti-Trump alliance said on Saturday.

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Plugging Into the Gig Economy, From Home With a Headset

A company called Liveops has become the Uber of call centers by doting on its agents. But is the work liberating, or dehumanizing?

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Murdoch reportedly called about buying CNN

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MOVES-Louis Dreyfus oilseed head leaves company; new US wheat trading boss named

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Louis Dreyfus Corp's manager of North American oilseeds, Sean Doyle, has left the company, sources said on Friday.

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UPDATE 2-Venezuela state power company defaults on $650 mln bond: trustee

CARACAS, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A Venezuelan state-run power company has defaulted on a $650 million bond that comes due in 2018 by failing to make an interest payment, the bond's trustee said on Friday, a confirmation of the OPEC nation's dire cash-flow crunch.

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BRIEF-Western Investment Company Of Canada appoints Stacey Cross as CFO

* The Western Investment Company Of Canada Ltd announces CFO transition

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Chinese-Owned Factory in Ohio Fights Off Unionization Plan

Workers at the Fuyao Glass factory in Moraine overwhelmingly rejected the union proposal in a key test of how Chinese companies deal with labor relations.

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Big City: Road Rage, Then a Shot. For a Police Officer, It is Called Self-Defense

The jury’s acquittal of an off-duty officer who shot and killed an unarmed man shows how much leeway we give law enforcement authorities when it comes to using force.

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Trump's approval rating is bad. Views of the economy are good. That's weird.

It's the economy, stupid -- at least, until it isn't.

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US and China are seeing 'certain signs' that sanctions against North Korea are impacting its economy

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UPDATE 1-Merged fertilizer company Nutrien eyes U.S. farm suppliers as cash pile builds

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Nutrien, the company to be formed by year-end from the merger of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, plans to expand its U.S. farm supply network and return cash to shareholders, Agrium Chief Executive Chuck Magro said on Wednesday.

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How this Kentucky coal town is trying to bring its economy back to life

It's a bittersweet celebration.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Why the U.S. Needs a Federal Jobs Program, Not Payouts

Public employment would be a national investment with a high rate of return.

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Exclusive: Macri says Argentina's economy to grow more than 3 percent this year

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Argentina's economy will grow "a little more than 3 percent" in 2017, President Mauricio Macri said in an interview on Tuesday, acknowledging his government will likely have to make payments on debt linked to the country's economic performance.

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BRIEF-3D systems says BMW awarded new 3-year contract to company

* 3D Systems Says BMW Awarded A New 3-Year Contract To 3D Systems

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RPT-Saudi economy vulnerable as corruption probe hits business old guard

* Crackdown targets problem that has plagued economy for decades

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UPDATE 5-Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney -CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of its film and television assets to Walt Disney Co, which would gain new programming and expand its international reach, CNBC reported on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney -CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox film and television conglomerate has held talks to sell most of the company to media giant Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.

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Saudi economy vulnerable as corruption probe hits business old guard

* Crackdown targets problem that has plagued economy for decades

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UPDATE 1-Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney - CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch-controlled Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA clears a complete blood cell count test called XW-100 Automated Hematology Analyzer

* U.S. Food and Drug Administration says cleared a complete blood cell count test called XW-100 Automated Hematology Analyzer

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Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney: CNBC

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co , CNBC reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney - CNBC

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Sprint shares plunge after T-Mobile merger talks called off

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp's shares fell more than 13 percent on Monday after the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier called off merger talks with T-Mobile US Inc and a wireless partnership with cable company Altice USA failed to appease investors.

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Yellen's bequest: A healthy economy but questions over future policy for Fed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell will inherit healthy economic growth and a consensus on monetary policy at least for the next few months, if he is confirmed by the Senate as the next Fed chair when Janet Yellen's term expires in February.

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Saudi Arabia appoints new ministers for economy and national guard

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has appointed new ministers for two key positions involving internal security and the economy, state television reported on Saturday, citing a royal decree.

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Puerto Rico on Her Mind: How to Help a Stricken Island Called Home

Many loyal visitors to the Caribbean, including this writer, plan to travel to their island getaways, eager to help out, if only with their tourism dollars.

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Jobs Report: Anticipating a Recovery After Storms

The latest figures on hiring and employment come out at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Economists are expecting to see hiring recovered last month after a hurricane-driven slowdown in September.

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RPT-UPDATE 4-Twitter says Trump's account deactivated by employee leaving company

Nov 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's @realdonaldtrump Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter Inc employee who was leaving the company on Thursday and was down for 11 minutes before it was restored, the social media company said.

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UPDATE 8-Twitter says Trump's account deactivated by employee leaving company

Nov 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's @realdonaldtrump Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter Inc employee who was leaving the company on Thursday and was down for 11 minutes before it was restored, the social media company said.

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Polly want a broadband connection? Cockatoos cost Australian cable company

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's government-built $36 billion broadband network, already under attack from underwhelmed customers, has found a new and formidable enemy - cockatoos are chewing through cables across the country.

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Twitter says Trump's account deactivated by employee leaving company

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's @realdonaldtrump Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter Inc employee who was leaving the company on Thursday and was down for 11 minutes before it was restored, the social media company said.

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UPDATE 3-Twitter says Trump's account deactivated by employee leaving company

Nov 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's @realdonaldtrump Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter Inc employee who was leaving the company on Thursday and was down for 11 minutes before it was restored, the social media company said.

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A Tax Cut That Lifts the Economy? Opinions Are Split

Economists are still parsing the details of the G.O.P. tax plan, but even some ardent supporters say expectations about heady growth and job gains are exaggerated.

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BRIEF-The St. Joe Company Q3 earnings per share $0.08

* Q3 revenue $33.6 million versus $27.2 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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James Comey's upcoming book is called 'A Higher Loyalty'

Former FBI director Comey, who was fired by Trump who demanded his loyalty, has titled his upcoming book "A Higher Loyalty"

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The Interpreter: Manhattan Attack Is Called Terrorism. What About Vegas?

The authorities were quick to brand the Manhattan bike path attack terrorism. But the term has become about much more than just defining an attack.

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The company Trump keeps reveals him

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Quit smoking and this company will give you an extra week off

Smoking at work will cost you more than a week of precious vacation time at one Japanese company.

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Asia shares mount 10-year top on strong economy, oil gains

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares scaled a 10-year high on Wednesday on the back of solid economic growth globally, while oil prices extended a bull run on hopes that major producers will maintain their output cuts.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares mount 10-year top on strong economy, oil gains

TOKYO, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Asian shares scaled a 10-year high on Wednesday on the back of solid economic growth globally, while oil prices extended a bull run on hopes that major producers will maintain their output cuts.

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GLOBAL ECONOMY-China's war on smog, risk, taking edge off Asia's growth sprint

* Asian factories still humming, but growth in activity has peaked

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Asia shares hit 10-year high on strong economy, oil gains

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hit a 10-year high on Wednesday on the back of solid economic growth globally, while oil prices extended a bull run on hopes that major oil producers will maintain their output cuts.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit 10-year high on strong economy, oil gains

TOKYO, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Asian shares hit a 10-year high on Wednesday on the back of solid economic growth globally, while oil prices extended a bull run on hopes that major oil producers will maintain their output cuts.

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BRIEF-Sturm Ruger & Company reports Q3 earnings per share $0.53

* Sturm Ruger & Company Inc reports third quarter diluted earnings of 53¢ per share and declares dividend of 21¢ per share

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Uber CEO says company's future in Brazil in the balance

BRASILIA, Oct 31 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc, Dara Khosrowshahi, said on Tuesday that his company's future in Brazil depends on government decisions, as the Brazilian Senate prepared to vote on regulating car hailing apps.

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In a Superstar Economy, a Bull Market in Superstar Harassers

With companies operating on a more sweeping scale and conferring bigger rewards, more workers are apt to act with impunity, researchers say.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itaú may cut provisions, boost loan book as economy recovers

SAO PAULO, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Itaú Unibanco Holding SA , Brazil's largest private lender, may further cut loan-loss provisions as the economy recovers and revives credit growth, the bank's chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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A Train Called Anne Frank? German Railway Plan Prompts Outcry

The young diarist, deported by rail to a concentration camp, was among 25 names shortlisted for new high-speed trains.

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Mexico economy likely shrank for first time in four years after quakes

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy likely shrank for the first time in more than four years during the third quarter, a preliminary official estimate showed on Tuesday, after the country was battered by earthquakes and hurricanes in September.

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U.S. sees China in 'retrenchment' on move toward market economy: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes that progress with China on a range of trade issues has been increasingly difficult and Beijing appears on a "trajectory of retrenchment," a senior Trump administration official said on Tuesday.

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'Kill them all' -- Russian-linked Facebook accounts called for violence

Facebook accounts run by Russian trolls repeatedly called for violence against different social and political groups in the U.S., including police officers, Black Lives Matter activists and undocumented immigrants.

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Saudi state-owned defence company SAMI taps Rheinmetall executive as CEO

RIYADH, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has appointed Andreas Schwer, boss of combat systems at Germany's Rheinmetall AG, as chief executive, the company said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Adams Resources & Energy announces new President for Service Transport Company

* Adams Resources & Energy, Inc. announces a new President for Service Transport Company Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Company that owns Corona is getting into the pot business

Company that owns Corona is getting into Canadian pot

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Singapore minister says he is prepared to become next PM if called upon

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - One of the contenders to be Singapore's next leader on Monday said he had an obligation to be ready to take on the job.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Economy Can’t Grow Without Birth Control

Trump promised growth. He shouldn’t limit access to contraception.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

‘I Called the Police Last Week’: After Weinstein Reports, Women Take Action

Hundreds of readers shared their stories of the ripple effects, big and small, of the Weinstein coverage.

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Barack Obama called for jury duty in Illinois

Barack Obama has fulfilled his civic duty as president. Now comes another role as a citizen: jury duty.

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BRIEF-General American Investors Company reports Q3 ‍net investment income $0.28/shr​

* General American Investors Company Inc qtrly ‍net investment income per common share $0.28​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Venezuela says appoints PDVSA CFO Zerpa as acting economy minister

CARACAS, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Venezuela said on Friday it had appointed Simon Zerpa, the finance boss of its state oil company PDVSA, as the OPEC member's acting economy minister.

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BRIEF-Baker Hughes, a GE company declared a cash dividend of $0.18/share of Class A common stock​

* Baker Hughes a GE Co - Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.18 per share of Class A common stock​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Inventories, trade shield U.S. economy from hurricane headwinds

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy unexpectedly maintained a brisk pace of growth in the third quarter as an increase in inventory investment and a smaller trade deficit offset a hurricane-related slowdown in consumer spending and a decline in construction.

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US economy posts impressive growth despite hurricanes

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U.S. Economy Grew at 3% Rate in 3rd Quarter, Despite Storms

Economists initially expected that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma would deal a blow to the country’s steady growth.

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U.S. economy grows 3.0 percent in third quarter on inventories, trade

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy unexpectedly maintained a brisk pace of growth in the third quarter as an increase in inventory investment and a smaller trade deficit offset a hurricane-related slowdown in consumer spending and a decline in construction.

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Russia's improving economy leaves privatisation out in the cold

MOSCOW, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Russia's improving economy has removed the main impetus for privatisations planned for this year, allowing policymakers who always doubted the wisdom of selling state assets to re-gain the upper hand, according to interviews with multiple officials.

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Kobe Steel sent products with tampered data to second nuclear company

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd supplied parts with false specifications for nuclear equipment owned by Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd (JNFL), JNFL said on Friday, adding that the products were not used.

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U.S. economy likely slowed by hurricanes in third quarter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth probably slowed in the third quarter as hurricanes Harvey and Irma restrained consumer spending and undercut construction activity, but underlying momentum likely remained strong amid robust business investment on equipment.

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Nordic-Style Designs Sit at Heart of French Labor Plan

In selling economic changes to a dubious public, President Emmanuel Macron is promising expanded unemployment benefits and revamped training programs.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Weinstein Sues Weinstein Company, Demanding Access to Records

Harvey Weinstein sued the studio he had co-founded, saying he needs access to records and emails to defend himself against accusations of misconduct against women.

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BRIEF-Arthur J. Gallagher reports qtrly total company diluted net EPS $ 0.71​

* Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces third quarter 2017 financial results

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Harvey Weinstein sues The Weinstein Co for company records

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The Weinstein Co film company on Thursday was sued by its founder and former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein who is seeking information that could help defend himself against sexual assault allegations, and also help defend the company against potential liability.

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UPDATE 3-DowDuPont set to beat quarterly estimates as new company

Oct 26 (Reuters) - DowDuPont, formed by the merger of chemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont, revealed third-quarter profit estimates on Thursday that were much higher than Wall Street's expectations ahead of the combined company's first earnings report next week.

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Special Report: U.S. company makes a fortune selling bodies donated to science

PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) - In 2008, a thriving company named Science Care Inc developed a 55-page national expansion plan. The internal document projected the yield on raw material to the decimal point and earnings to the dollar.

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Weinstein Company Will Not Get Planned Cash Infusion

Colony Capital will no longer provide an immediate financial lifeline, people briefed on the matter said, but the troubled studio still has other options.

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CEO of company hired by Trump campaign asked Julian Assange for Hillary Clinton's emails, sources say

The head of a data analytics company linked to the Trump campaign contacted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016 regarding thousands of Hillary Clinton's emails kept on a private server while she was secretary of state, according to four sources familiar with the outreach.

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Square, the Twitter Boss’s Other Company, Could Pass It in Value

Twitter may be President Trump’s favorite platform, but Square, a payments company also run by Jack Dorsey, has had more success in recent quarters.

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Lawsuit claims Weinstein Company 'condoned and enabled' misconduct

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Ancient Papua New Guinea skull called oldest-known tsunami victim

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A mysterious partial skull unearthed in Papua New Guinea in 1929 that once was thought to belong to an extinct human species now turns out to have another unique distinction. Scientists believe it belongs to the oldest-known human tsunami victim.

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Apple acquires New Zealand wireless charging company

SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Apple, which recently said it was including wireless charging in its latest iPhone X and iPhone 8 smartphones, has acquired New Zealand firm PowerbyProxi that designs wireless power products for consumers and industry.

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BRIEF-Wells Fargo & Company announces common dividend

* Says ‍quarterly common stock dividend of $0.39 per share​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Protests called after Porto court agrees woman's adultery was factor in attack

LISBON (Reuters) - A women's rights group has called a rally to protest against a Portuguese court ruling that upheld a light sentence for a woman's attackers on the grounds they may have been driven to it by her adultery, an offence punishable with death in the Bible.

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UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia seeks new economy with $500 billion business zone with Jordan, Egypt

* Former Siemens CEO appointed to run project (Updates with crown prince speech)

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BRIEF-The Sherwin-Williams Company reports third quarter financial results

* The Sherwin-Williams Company reports 2017 third quarter financial results

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BRIEF-Amazon says ‍​studio executive Joe Lewis has left the company

* Amazon says ‍​studio executive Joe Lewis has left the company Source

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U.S. SEC to require greater transparency around company audits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission will now require companies participating in audits to disclose remarks and inquiries made by independent auditors, the main U.S. financial regulator said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello establishes new company in Taiwan

* Mitsui Chemicals says wholly owned subsidiary, Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello, to establish co in Taiwan to manufacture and sell tape for semiconductor manufacturing Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Where Internet Orders Mean Real Jobs, and New Life for Communities

Vast warehouses are being built, fueling a demand for lower-skilled workers and reviving areas that once relied on manufacturing.

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'Trump' football sign called racist

A high school football sign in West Virginia featuring President Trump's name drew controversy and was called "sickening racism" by an employee of a predominantly African-American school. The students who drew the sign say they were not intending to offend anyone.

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China says winter smog battle to have limited impact on economy

BEIJING (Reuters) - The economic impact of China's tough campaign against smog this winter is expected to be limited, a senior state planning official said on Saturday.

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Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been badly shaken by a conflict-of-interest controversy about his finance minister, but the Liberal government's upcoming fiscal update offers an opportunity to reset the public focus on Canada's strong economy, political observers say.

Poliomyelitis nytimes.com

Global Health: The Long War on Polio, as Recalled by Its Generals

“Coffee With Polio Experts” videos may be amateurish, but they are full of insights explaining why polio eradication has been such a struggle.

St Louis (Mo) nytimes.com

In St. Louis, Protests Over Police Violence Disrupt Economy, and Win Attention

Regional leaders are taking notice as the almost nightly rallies have prompted businesses to close and the cancellation of concerts.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Amazon Took Seattle’s Soul

Cities used to be tied to geography: a river, a port, the lee side of a mountain range.

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US company to restart MH370 search

A US marine exploration company has agreed to restart the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, according to the Australian transport minister.

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Trump pick for environmental post called belief in global warming a 'kind of paganism'

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the White House senior adviser for environmental policy in 2016 described the belief in "global warming" as a "kind of paganism" for "secular elites."

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BRIEF-Imprimis Pharma CEO says company intends to start selling prescriptions for its cheaper alternative to Restasis on Nov 1‍​

* CEO - Intends to start selling prescriptions for its cheaper alternative to Restasis on November 1‍​ Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Genuine Parts Company Q3 earnings per share $1.08

* Genuine Parts Company reports sales and earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017

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Ardern to be next New Zealand PM, spelling changes for economy, immigration

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand will get its youngest prime minister in more than 150 years after the small, nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a new government with Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern, ending the National Party's decade in power.

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Ardern to be next New Zealand prime minister, spelling big change for economy

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's next prime minister will be Jacinda Ardern, whose Labour party won the support of a small nationalist party to form the government, spelling big changes for a small but open economy, whose currency hit a 4-1/2-month low on the news.

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Ardern to be next NZ prime minister, spelling big change for economy

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's next prime minister will be Jacinda Ardern, whose Labour party won the support of a small nationalist party to form the government, spelling big changes for a small but open economy, whose currency hit a 4-1/2-month low on the news.

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Japan carmakers vouch for safety of some Kobe Steel parts; company future uncertain

TOKYO (Reuters) - Three Japanese automakers on Thursday said they found no safety issues with aluminum parts made by Kobe Steel Ltd, allaying some concerns that falsified quality data on products from the steelmaker had compromised their vehicles.

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China economy shows solid momentum as party meets, but property curbs bite

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth looked set to accelerate for the first time in seven years this year, after hardly skipping a beat in the third quarter, but efforts to cut risks in property and debt are beginning to weigh on parts of the world's second-largest economy.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Europe’s Fastest-Growing Economy Could Be Headed for Trouble

Much of the growth in Romania is the product of a consumer bonanza, and economists worry that the good times cannot last given a lack of investment.

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The Economy Is Humming, but That May Not Win Janet Yellen Another Term

Under Janet L. Yellen, unemployment has declined and inflation has remained low. But that may not be enough for her to keep the job.

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Gold Star widow: I wish Trump had called me

Gold Star widow Whitney Hunter says she was told to expect a phone call from President Trump after her husband was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, but that call did not come.

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Gunman kills three at Maryland company, suspected in Delaware shooting

(Reuters) - An employee of a Maryland kitchen countertop company fatally shot three co-workers and critically wounded two others on Wednesday and is suspected in a later shooting in nearby Delaware, authorities said.

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Another Gold Star widow: I wish Trump had called me

Gold Star widow Whitney Hunter says she was told to expect a call from President Trump within a few days, but the call never came.

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UPS CEO says updated NAFTA better for economy than no trade treaty

DETROIT (Reuters) - The top executive of United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday he is optimistic the U.S., Canadian and Mexican governments can successfully renegotiate NAFTA, and said not having a free trade agreement in place would not be good for the three countries' economies.

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BRIEF-CITY HOLDING COMPANY Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.89

* Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.90 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

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Duo Security raises $70 mln, valuing the company at $1.1 bln

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Duo Security said on Wednesday that it has raised $70 million in a Series D financing round from investors including Meritech Capital Partners, Lead Edge Capital and Index Ventures.

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BRIEF-Shell ‍says Guy Elliott stood down as non-executive director of company

* ‍GUY ELLIOTT HAS STOOD DOWN AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COMPANY WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT​

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UPDATE 1-Akzo Nobel Q3 earnings miss; company issues second FY profit warning

AMSTERDAM, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel, the Dutch maker of Dulux paint, reported lower-than-expected third-quarter operating earnings of 383 million euros ($451 million) on Wednesday, citing "headwinds" at its marine coatings business and margin pressures from rising raw material costs.

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Ackman, ADP board nominees to discuss plans for company Thursday

(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman's dissident director candidates for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc will answer questions about their plans for the company on Thursday ahead of November's proxy vote.

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GM's Ammann says company moving 'really quickly' on autonomous cars

Laguna Beach, Calif. (Reuters) - After a series of acquisitions, General Motors Co has the building blocks it needs to deploy a large-scale fleet of robot cars, the automaker's president said on Tuesday.

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GM's Ammann says company moving "really quickly" on autonomous cars

Laguna Beach, Calif., Oct 17 (Reuters) - After a series of acquisitions, General Motors Co has the building blocks it needs to deploy a large-scale fleet of robot cars, the automaker's president said on Tuesday.

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Travel company TUI plans extra flight capacity after Monarch failure

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Europe's largest tour operator TUI is putting on extra flights to make up for capacity lost after this month's collapse of Monarch, TUI's UK and Ireland boss said on Wednesday.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Harvey Weinstein, Fired on Oct. 8, Resigns From Company’s Board

Mr. Weinstein submitted his resignation during a meeting with the company’s remaining board members, who had convened to affirm his earlier firing.

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US investigators believe a company financed by Putin's 'chef' financed a group that spread fake news last year

Yevgeny Prigozhin is a Russian oligarch dubbed "chef" to President Vladimir Putin by the Russian press. In 2002, he served caviar and truffles to President George W. Bush during a summit in St. Petersburg. Before that, he renovated a boat that became the city's most exclusive restaurant.

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BRIEF-Office Depot announces executive VP Michael Allison will leave company effective Oct 13‍​

* Office Depot - on Oct 12, co announced Michael Allison, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, will leave company effective Oct 13‍​

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Trump: Ask John Kelly whether Obama called after his son was killed in action

President Donald Trump, in defense of his claim that President Barack Obama didn't call the loved ones of fallen soldiers, floated the idea Tuesday that reporters ask his chief of staff, retired Gen. John Kelly, whether Obama called him after his son died in Afghanistan.

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Madrid, Catalonia clash over jailed pro-independence leaders as protests called

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Authorities in Madrid and Barcelona locked horns over whether two jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders were political prisoners, as their detention looked set to reignite secessionist protests.

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Quebec pension fund says CSeries-Airbus deal 'strengthens the company'

MONTREAL, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Quebec's largest pension fund said on Monday a decision by Airbus SE to take a majority stake in Bombardier Inc.'s CSeries "strengthens the company."

Medicine and Health nytimes.com

The New Health Care: How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans

In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.

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

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Weinstein Company in talks on potential sale

Desertion (Military) nytimes.com

Bowe Bergdahl, Called a ‘Traitor’ by President Trump, Pleads Guilty

Sergeant Bergdahl left his Afghanistan post in 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban for about five years. He was released in 2014 in a prisoner swap.

Weinstein Co nytimes.com

Weinstein Company Agrees to a Rescue Investment From Colony Capital

The Weinstein Company, reeling from scandals surrounding Harvey Weinstein, said on Monday that it had agreed to a financial lifeline from Colony Capital.

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Daimler commits cash to help reshape company

BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler has committed more than 100 million euros ($118 million) to help create separate legal entities for its Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that would facilitate an eventual break up of the German company.

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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

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Kazakhtelecom may be first key state company to list abroad in 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's largest telecom operator may be the first of three big state-run companies to list abroad in 2018, an executive at the Kazakh sovereign wealth fund said on Monday, as the country looks to attract billions of dollars in its privatization drive.

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METALS-London copper hits 3-year high, breaking $7,000/T, on rosier China economy

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 16 (Reuters) - London copper prices charged through the $7,000 mark for the first time in three years on Monday, underpinned by improving manufacturing profits in China that pointed to robust growth in the world's top user of metals. China's producer price inflation unexpectedly accelerated to a six-month high in September as a construction boom showed no signs of abating and as a government crackdown on air pol

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METALS-Copper nears three-year top on rosier China economy

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 16 (Reuters) - London copper prices rose to near three-year highs on Monday, underpinned by improving manufacturing profits in China that pointed to a robust economy in the world's top user of metals. China's producer price inflation unexpectedly accelerated to a six-month high in September as a construction boom shows no signs of abating and as a government crackdown on air pollution triggers fears of winter s

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Tillerson won't say if he called Trump a 'moron'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday again refused to say whether he called President Donald Trump a "moron" following a meeting at the Pentagon this past summer.

United States Economy nytimes.com

Fed’s Janet Yellen Says the Economy Remains in Good Health

Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, gave an upbeat assessment but said inflation was likely to rise as the domestic economy continued to grow.

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Fed's Yellen says watching inflation closely but economy is strong

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S economy remains strong and the strength of the labor market calls for continued gradual increases in interest rates despite subdued inflation, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Sunday.

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BlackBerry patent licensing director says he has left company

TORONTO (Reuters) - A key attorney executing BlackBerry Ltd's patent licensing strategy has left the company, the second recent departure from the team tasked with making money from the Canadian company's intellectual property.

Weinstein Co nytimes.com

Bob Weinstein’s Upbeat Statement Belies Company in Chaos

“Business is continuing as usual,” says the executive, after published accusations against his brother, Harvey, have left the company in turmoil.

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Weinstein Co said to explore sale or shutdown, but company denies report

(Reuters) - The Weinstein Co, the film production company part-owned by Harvey Weinstein, is exploring a sale or shutdown and is unlikely to continue as an independent entity, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, but the company's co-chairman, Bob Weinstein, denied the report.

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BRIEF-Kingsway announces Warranty Company acquisition

* Kingsway Financial Services Inc - ‍expect transaction will be immediately accretive to cash flow and adjusted operating income​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Biden: He should lose more than company

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke out against the sexual allegations against Harvey Weinstein, saying it's time for powerful men to speak up and take action.

Labor and Jobs nytimes.com

N.F.L. Players May Have an Ally in Their Protests: Labor Law

In a debate over how far workers can go in banding together without retribution by their employers, many experts say showing solidarity is a legal right.

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Facebook COO won't reveal details of company's Russia probe

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg will not say whether her company has identified similarities in how Russian agents and Donald Trump's presidential campaign used the social media platform ahead of the 2016 election.

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Dr. Gupta: Is your doctor being paid by a drug company?

Pharmaceutical companies can pay doctors to help promote their drugs, but not to prescribe them. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why this creates a gray area.

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BRIEF-Federal Signal Corp says ‍a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania jury absolved company from any liability

* Federal Signal Corp - ‍ a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania jury absolved company from any liability in a lawsuit brought by four Pittsburgh firefighters​

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Trump vows tax plan to boost economy; poll cites views on wealthy

HARRISBURG, Pa./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday told workers that they would win under his tax plan, saying it would help the middle class and boost the economy, though critics say it would mainly benefit corporations and the rich.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Weinstein Company May Have Known About Payoffs Since 2015

As the company seeks to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein, there are conflicting accounts about what it knew and how it responded.

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Facebook to sell portable headset for virtual reality

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company's existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 3-Facebook to sell portable headset for virtual reality

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 11 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company's existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday.

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Facebook to launch new virtual reality headset, 'Oculus Go'

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 11 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, unlike its Oculus Rift product, which allows for mobile uses, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday.

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Delta says company will not pay tariffs on Bombardier CSeries jets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines on Wednesday said the carrier would not foot the bill of a 300 percent proposed tariff on Bombardier CSeries jets, leaving the future of the Canadian company's jets in limbo.

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BRIEF-Ceylon Graphite to acquire local graphite company JADS

* Ceylon Graphite signs agreement to acquire local graphite company

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Trump's 'so-called judge' to hear contraceptive mandate case

The federal judge who President Donald Trump called a "so-called judge" after temporarily blocking the travel ban may help decide the fate of yet another Trump administration mandate.

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BRIEF-Gluskin Sheff + Associates says portfolio manager leaving company at end of Dec 2017

* Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. announces portfolio manager change

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Looser rules unlikely to boost U.S. company listings: FTSE Russell CEO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. policy proposals to cut red tape for public companies are unlikely to boost listings while borrowing rates continue to be low and could increase risks for investors, the chief executive of FTSE Russell, the world's largest index firm, said on Tuesday.

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Looser rules unlikely to boost U.S. company listings -FTSE Russell CEO

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - U.S. policy proposals to cut red tape for public companies are unlikely to boost listings while borrowing rates continue to be low and could increase risks for investors, the chief executive of FTSE Russell, the world's largest index firm, said on Tuesday.

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JPMorgan, Temasek lead $100 million investment in payments company Bill.com

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co and Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] have led a $100 million investment in Bill.com, a Palo Alto, California-based company that helps business digitize their payments.

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BRIEF-JC Finance & Tax Finance's unit signs cooperation agreement with company under Alibaba

Oct 9 (Reuters) - JC Finance & Tax Finance Interconnect Holdings Ltd

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Harvey Weinstein fired by Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein has been fired from his position at the film company he co-founded, three days after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by the media mogul.

Banking and Financial Institutions nytimes.com

The Economy Is Humming. Bankers Are Cheering. What Could Go Wrong?

As global policy makers meet in Washington for the International Monetary Fund’s biannual meetings, the global economy is thriving.

Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming nytimes.com

Disney’s Big Bet on Streaming Relies on Little-Known Tech Company

BamTech has had success with its services for Major League Baseball, HBO and others. Disney is hoping the company can do the same for it.

Labor and Jobs nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: No, That Robot Will Not Steal Your Job

Despite fears that automation will eliminate jobs, work is actually plentiful across the world.

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Trump says he called Schumer on health care

President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he called Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday to talk about reviving health care legislation.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Without Harvey Weinstein, His Company Faces Uncertain Future

The Weinstein Company was already struggling before a New York Times investigation found he had paid off multiple harassment accusers. Now, it’s in serious trouble.

Wages and Salaries nytimes.com

Global Economy’s Stubborn Reality: Plenty of Work, Not Enough Pay

Even as job markets are tight in many major economies, low unemployment is failing to spur robust increases in wages, leaving workers angry.

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Weinstein on indefinite leave as company investigates allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Co-chairman Harvey Weinstein was taking an indefinite leave from the Weinstein Co, the film production company said on Friday, adding it will conduct an internal investigation into the New York Times' report of sexual harassment allegations against one of the most powerful men in Hollywood.

Weather nytimes.com

Another Storm, This One Called Nate, Takes Aim at Gulf Coast

Harvey, Irma, Maria and now Nate. This storm, not as strong as the others, is expected to hit the northern Gulf Coast late Saturday or early Sunday.

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Automakers say U.S. fuel economy standards unrealistic, cite costs and consumers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Automaker trade groups told U.S. regulators they should revise fuel efficiency mandates approved in the final weeks of the Obama administration because the costs would be onerous and the standards do not reflect how cheap gas prices are affecting consumer demand, but they stopped short of asking for a specific reduction in the requirements for 2025.

Weinstein, Harvey nytimes.com

Harvey Weinstein Plans Leave of Absence as His Company Investigates Allegations

The board of the Weinstein Company will investigate accusations of sexual harassment by its co-chairman under a plan being finalized on Friday, according to people involved.

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Company behind 'Fearless Girl' statue settles gender pay dispute

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Trump says Mexico's president called to thank him for quake aid

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This company wants to stop floods before they happen

Harvey, Irma and then Maria. The Atlantic has produced a series of hurricanes this year that brought devastation and flooding.

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BRIEF-Kellogg to acquire Chicago Bar Company, maker of RXBAR

* Kellogg Co - ‍that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Chicago Bar Company LLC, maker of RXBAR​

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BRIEF-Armstrong Coal Company issues warn notices at west Kentucky operations

* Armstrong Coal Company issues warn notices at West Kentucky operations

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BRIEF-3M company announces pricing of its cash tender offers

* Says ‍pricing of its tender offers to purchase for cash up to $400 million 5.70 percent notes due 2037 and 6 ⅜ percent debentures due 2028​

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Storms impact U.S. job market; trade expected to bolster economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, but the continued impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the data made it difficult to get a clear picture of the labor market.

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Tracking the U.S. economy under Trump in seven charts

WASHINGTON(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has set many specific and general goals for his administration's management of the economy, like raising growth to 3 percent and eliminating the country’s trade deficit.

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BRIEF-The Coca-Cola Company, AB InBev complete transition of majority ownership in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

* The Coca-Cola Company and AB InBev complete transition of majority ownership in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Verizon's media head to leave company in February

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc on Wednesday said Marni Walden, executive vice president and president, global media, will leave the company in February 2018.