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BRIEF-Genius brands signs multiple content licensing deals

* Genius Brands- multiple new content licensing deals with Da Vinci Learning, Azoomee, American Forces Network​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ( Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com )

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BRIEF-David Martin resigns as Aegion Corp CFO

* Aegion - ‍effective November 18, 2017, David A. Martin has resigned his positions as executive vice president and chief financial officer of company​

Goodman, Wesley nytimes.com

Ohio Lawmaker Who Backed Family Values Resigns Over ‘Inappropriate Behavior’

State Rep. Wesley Goodman supported family values and “natural marriage” but resigned after an “inappropriate interaction” in his office.

Human Trafficking nytimes.com

Sale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and Paris

CNN footage of migrants being auctioned off in the Libyan capital prompted a protest in Paris, condemnation by the African Union and an official inquiry.

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'No fireworks' at NAFTA talks, but few signs of progress

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact but the current round of talks are progressing with civility, a well-placed source said on Saturday.

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'No fireworks' at NAFTA talks, but few signs of progress: source

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Negotiators at high stakes talks to update NAFTA have so far kept their tempers but are not making much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, a well-placed source said on Saturday.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Treaty to Phase Out ‘Greenhouse Gasses on Steroids’ to Enter Force

A global treaty to eliminate hydrofluorocarbons, a category of extremely potent planet-warming gasses, has cleared a key threshold and will enter into force.

Franken, Al nytimes.com

In Minnesota, Outrage and Sorrow Over Al Franken Allegations

Minnesotans reeled over the news that their senator had become the latest politician accused of mistreating women, though many stopped short of calling for his resignation.

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Head of Florida Democratic Party resigns after accusation

The head of Florida's Democratic Party resigned Friday on the heels of a Politico report alleging he had engaged in inappropriate and demeaning behavior toward women.

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UPDATE 2-BlackBerry COO resigns to deal with family issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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Florida Democratic Party chief resigns after women say he made them uneasy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The chairman of the Florida Democratic Party resigned and apologized on Friday after being accused of creating an uncomfortable work environment for women by making suggestive comments and leering at them.

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DHS official resigns over controversial remarks

Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.

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UPDATE 1-BlackBerry COO Beard resigns to deal with family health issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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BlackBerry COO Beard resigns to deal with family health issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority nytimes.com

C.E.O. of Puerto Rico Power Authority Resigns

Ricardo L. Ramos stepped down amid a continuing blackout on the island and withering criticism for a costly repair contract.

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Alpine visitors should know the signs of acute mountain sickness

(Reuters Health) - Going quickly from low altitude to high altitude can cause headache, fatigue and nausea, the American Medical Association warns in a new publication directed at travelers.

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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 electric power boss resigns

Ricardo Ramos, the executive director of Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority (PREPA), resigned Friday, according to PREPA spokesperson Odalys de Jesus.

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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.

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Fox shares rise on signs of more takeover interest

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares were up 3 percent in trading on Friday after sources said both Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc were interested in buying parts of its studio and TV operations.

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Fox shares jump on signs of more takeover interest

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares jumped 8 percent in premarket trading on Friday after sources said both Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc were also interested in buying parts of its studio and TV operations.

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Flat tyre? China bike sharing boom shows signs of strain

SHANGHAI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - China's bike sharing bubble is showing signs of strain, after the country's third largest firm said it was going under.

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Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, on Friday, signaling the complete defeat of the group's self-proclaimed caliphate.

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Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town of Rawa: statement

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq forces captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, on Friday, the Iraqi military said in a statement.

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Iraqi forces launch operation to liberate last ISIS-held town

Iraqi forces have begun a large-scale operation to liberate the town of Rawa from ISIS, one of the militant group's last footholds in the country.

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China's average air quality worsens in October on the year

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Average air quality in 338 Chinese cities worsened in October, the environment ministry said on Friday, despite the launch of a six-month winter campaign to cut emissions in northern regions.

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DHS head of community outreach resigns over past comments on black people, Islam

Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.

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BRIEF-Questfire Energy Corp announces demand by lenders and notice of intention to enforce security

* Questfire Energy Corp - ‍Co's lenders have made demand upon Questfire for payment in full of Questfire's debt​

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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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Elephant lovers outraged by Trump move on trophy-hunting

(Reuters) - Conservation groups on Thursday decried U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals' tusks or other body parts as trophies.

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Trump elephant trophy-hunting move sparks stampede of outrage

(Reuters) - Conservation groups decried U.S. President Donald Trump's decision this week to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals' tusks or other body parts as trophies.

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BRIEF-Ultragenyx completes patients dosing in first cohort of phase 1/2 study of DTX301

* Ultragenyx announces completion of patient dosing in first cohort of phase 1/2 clinical study of dtx301 gene therapy in ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency

Fines (Penalties) nytimes.com

I.R.S. Starts to Enforce Health Law’s Rule That Employers Offer Insurance

Thousands of businesses, many of them small or midsize, will soon get a letter saying they owe penalties because they failed to offer qualifying insurance.

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Motor racing: Force India count the cost of success

LONDON (Reuters) - Force India are enjoying their highest-scoring Formula One season, the team punching above their weight to secure fourth place in the constructors' championship for the second year in a row.

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BRIEF-Enjoyor signs framework agreement with Alibaba Cloud

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Enjoyor Co Ltd * Says it signs framework agreement with Alibaba Cloud Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2ALLXFg Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

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'It looked just like depression'

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China, Philippines agree to avoid force in South China Sea dispute

BEIJING/MANILA (Reuters) - China and the Philippines have agreed to avoid force to resolve their differences over the South China Sea, according to a joint statement issued on Thursday by China at the end of a visit to Manila by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

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

Signs of Russian Meddling in Brexit Referendum

Researchers have found evidence that Russian-language or Kremlin-linked Twitter accounts pushed divisive messages in British politics, too.

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BRIEF-GeoPark Ltd sees ‍2018 average production of 31,500 boepd-32,500 boepd​

* GeoPark Ltd - ‍has approved risk-balanced work program for 2018 that will increase production by an estimated 15-20% and boost operating cash flows​

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Iranians Are Outraged Over Shoddy Construction in Earthquake Zone

The largest hospital in the earthquake zone nearly collapsed. Iran’s president wants to investigate.

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BlackBerry signs patent licensing deal with Teletry

(Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday it agreed to allow Teletry, a unit of patent licensing firm Marconi Group, to sub-license a broad range of its patents to global smartphone manufacturers.

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Libyan forces hit Islamic State camp with air strike: commander

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - East Libyan forces said they launched air strikes against suspected Islamic State militants on Wednesday south of the jihadist group's former stronghold of Sirte.

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U.S. Army sees 'significant' gaps in reporting criminal activities to law enforcement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army's chief of staff said on Wednesday there were "significant" gaps in reporting soldiers' criminal activities to law enforcement, an omission the Air Force acknowledged in the case of a Texas gunmen who killed 26 people.

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BRIEF-ULTRAGENYX SAYS FDA APPROVES MEPSEVII FOR GENETIC DISEASE MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS VII

* ULTRAGENYX ANNOUNCES FDA APPROVAL OF MEPSEVIIâ„¢ (VESTRONIDASE ALFA), THE FIRST THERAPY FOR PROGRESSIVE AND DEBILITATING RARE GENETIC DISEASE MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS VII

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

Trump Offers Condolences, for the Wrong Mass Shooting

In a Twitter post later deleted, President Trump again addressed a Texas town affected by a shooting on Nov. 5, though four were killed in California on Tuesday.

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FDA approves Ultragenyx drug for rare enzyme disorder

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Wednesday a new treatment made by Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc for a rare genetic disorder that can dramatically reduce life expectancy.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Ultragenyx drug for rare enzyme disorder

Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Wednesday a new treatment made by Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc for a rare genetic disorder that can dramatically reduce life expectancy.

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BRIEF-Tarena international signs strategic partnership agreement with MYbank

* Tarena International, Inc. signs strategic partnership agreement with MYbank

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Special Report: How a defrocked judge became the chief legal enforcer for Maduro's Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - Last March, Chief Justice Maikel Moreno shocked Venezuela when his Supreme Court nullified the powers of the National Assembly and transferred them to the 32-judge tribunal.

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With just one mosque, Belgrade's Muslims are forced to improvise

BELGRADE (Reuters) - In the shadow of a demolished mosque, three dozen men gathered in a house in a gloomy district of northern Belgrade. The Muslim call to prayer drifted out through the open door.

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BRIEF-AlarmForce and BCE update terms of arrangement to facilitate transfer of shares

* AlarmForce and BCE update terms of arrangement to facilitate transfer of shares through a Holdco alternative

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BRIEF-Shanghai Pharmaceuticals' unit‍ signs deal to acquire Cardinal in Malaysia

* Says its unit‍ Century Global signs deal to acquire Cardinal Malaysia for about $557 million

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Dad designs and 3D prints a prosthetic arm for his son

Sol was born two years ago on the day of a solar eclipse. But for his parents, the joy of his birth was clouded by news of a severe blood clot in his left arm.

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Loxo signs lucrative cancer drug deal with Bayer, but shares fall

(Reuters) - Loxo Oncology on Tuesday signed a collaboration agreement for its promising cancer drugs with Germany's Bayer AG that could be worth up to $1.55 billion to the tiny U.S. company, but its shares fell 11 percent as the deal appeared to end near-term likelihood of a takeover.

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Canadian Pacific watching signs of life in crude by rail shipments

MONTREAL, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is watching shipments of crude by rail which are now "coming alive a little bit," the company's chief marketing officer told a Toronto transportation conference on Tuesday.

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AIRSHOW-EgyptAir signs $1.1 bln deal for 12 Bombardier CSeries jets

DUBAI/MONTREAL, Nov 14 (Reuters) - State-owned EgyptAir on Tuesday signed an initial order for 12 Bombardier CSeries jets, marking the Canadian plane maker's second deal for its largest planes this month - agreements that end an 18-month drought of no sales of the aircraft. The two orders, the other for 31 aircraft from an undisclosed European buyer, are expected to be finalized by the end of 2017, a senior Bombardier executive said.

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Eni signs Oman oil and gas exploration deal, Qatari firm to take stake

MILAN, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Italian energy firm Eni signed a deal on Tuesday to explore an area off the southern coast of Oman for oil and gas and inked an agreement for Qatar Petroleum (QP) to take a stake in the block.

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EU forces Russia to abort Nord Stream-2 by trying to regulate it - Ifax cites PM

MOSCOW, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that the European Union's attempts to regulate Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project "looks like" an attempt to force Russia to abandon it, Interfax news agency reported.

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Limits of the postpartum depression 'reveal'

The task of destigmatizing postpartum depression has been taken up by an unexpected group in recent years: the celebrity mom.

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BRIEF-Hoylu signs a contract with BOND Brothers

* HOYLU AB: BOND SELECTS HOYLU TO SUPPORT NEW DIGITAL WORKSPACE FOR CONSTRUCTION PLANNING Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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The Bonn Climate Conference: All Our Coverage in One Place

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Bonn, Germany, in the biggest climate change talks of the year. Here’s all of our coverage.

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

Covering a Mass Shooting, and Adding to a Town’s Pain

A media frenzy after the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs makes a correspondent wonder if it’s time to discuss how such events are covered.

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Lebanon's Hariri shackled by bigger outside forces

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Nothing so encapsulated the political shackles in which Saad al-Hariri has operated as Lebanon's prime minister as the way he resigned in a televised statement made from Saudi Arabia.

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EU signs defense pact in decades-long quest

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Germany edged toward achieving a 70-year-old ambition to integrate European defenses on Monday, signing a pact with 21 other EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces after Britain's decision to quit the bloc.

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BRIEF-WisdomTree to acquire $18 bln European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business from ETF securities

* WisdomTree to acquire $18 billion European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business from ETF securities Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

The storm’s violent winds and screeching rains assaulted the island’s psyche for 72 hours, and public health officials say much of the population shows signs of post-traumatic stress.

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US Navy carriers put on a show of force

Three US Navy aircraft carriers put on show of strength in the Western Pacific Ocean. This was the first time three of the 100,000-ton behemoths have sailed together in a decade.

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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South Africa's opposition asks court to force disclosure of Zuma's legal costs

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main opposition party said on Sunday it had asked the High Court to force President Jacob Zuma to disclose how much the state has spent on legal fees to fight corruption allegations against him.

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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Ex-colleague: He dated high school girls

A former co-worker of US Senate candidate Roy Moore says it was 'common knowledge' that Moore dated high school girls. CNN's Boris Sanchez and Alex Marquardt discuss the story.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Fred Cole, Leader of Garage-Rock Band Dead Moon, Dies at 69

A singer and guitarist who became a hero of the Northwest music scene of the 1990s, he set a standard for do-it-yourself perseverance.

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Egyptian forces destroy arms smugglers' vehicles on Libya border

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons, ammunition and smuggled goods near the country's western desert border with Libya, the army said on Saturday.

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Cameroon separatist attacks kill four security forces: government

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Separatists from Cameroon's Anglophone region have killed four security forces in several attacks over the past few days, the government said on Saturday, an unprecedented violent turn to a movement that risks morphing into a full blown insurgency.

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Shipachyov signs for Russia's SKA after NHL exit

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian forward Vadim Shipachyov has signed a one-year contract with SKA St Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) after severing ties with North America's NHL, the club said on Saturday.

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.

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Indonesian forces prepare to storm Papua villages held by rebels

JAKARTA, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Indonesian security forces in the eastern province of Papua are preparing to storm five villages that they say are being held by an armed rebel group, police officials said on Saturday.

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Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture last town in Islamic State control

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces launched an offensive on Saturday to capture Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic-State control, leaving the group's self-proclaimed caliphate on the verge of complete defeat.

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Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture last Islamic State-held district of Rawa

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces launched an offensive on Saturday to capture Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic-State control.

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Australian MP resigns over dual nationality in new blow for government

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's citizenship crisis has taken a new twist as another member of parliament resigned on Saturday, threatening the narrow majority of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's ruling coalition.

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Puerto Rico's emergency director resigns

Puerto Rico's emergency management director resigned Friday as the island's slow recovery continues nearly two months after Hurricane Maria made landfall.

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

Emergency Manager Resigns in Puerto Rico; Army Ends Its Mission

The head of Puerto Rico’s emergency management agency resigned Friday, on the same day that the Army announced that its mission on the island had ended.

Fences and Property Barriers nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Yard Rage: The Rand Paul Assault

What could it have been about? Oh, any number of things, a highly scientific analysis of feuding neighbors through history suggests.

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BRIEF-Global Brokerage Chief Accounting Officer, CFO to submit resignation

* Global Brokerage-entered in restructuring support agreement to restructure obligations of co pursuant to plan of reorganization to be filed under chapter 11

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Air Force silence on shooter's record reflects systemic problem, sources say

The US Air Force's failure to properly document Texas gunman Devin Kelley's 2012 court martial conviction for assault on his wife and their child in a federal database used for firearm sale background checks reflects a systemic problem with the Department of Defense's system for sharing critical case information with the FBI, several former FBI and military agents told CNN.

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Lawyers for former Trump aide Flynn call allegations outrageous, false

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorneys representing Mike Flynn, a former aide to President Donald Trump, said on Friday a Wall Street Journal report about their client that included allegations "ranging from kidnapping to bribery" was "outrageous" and "false."

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Rapper's prison sentence draws outrage

Meek Mill was arrested for popping wheelies on his dirt bike and for getting into a fight earlier this year, and now the rapper could spend two to four years in state prison because those arrests violated his probation from a 2008 gun and drug case.

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Wall Street down on signs of delay in corporate tax cuts

(Reuters) - Wall Street edged lower at the open on Friday hurt by signs of delay in corporate tax cuts until 2019, which may stall the market rally.

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US STOCKS-Wall St down on signs of delay in corporate tax cuts

* Indexes down: Dow 0.18 pct, S&P 0.21 pct, Nasdaq 0.22 pct (Updates to open)

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Task force formed to deal with Hollywood sexual assaults

The Los Angeles County District Attorney is forming a task force to evaluate sexual assault cases in Hollywood.

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Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen: U.S. Air Force

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has provided the capability for ballistic missile attacks launched from Yemen, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Friday.

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Bannon compares Moore accusations to coverage of Trump's 'Access Hollywood' tape

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon compared the allegations of sexual misconduct with teens against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to the bombshell "Access Hollywood" tape that was released during the 2016 election, accusing The Washington Post of targeting both Moore and Donald Trump politically.

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

Grisly Video of a Massacre Raises an Unsettling Question: Who Should See It?

Texas officials have not said whether they will release a video of the church massacre that left 26 people dead. Whether they should is a different question.

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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.

cnn.com

Air Force Academy hoax doesn't change overall picture on hate crimes

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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.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings nytimes.com

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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East Libyan forces make new push to end Islamist resistance in Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan forces on Thursday expelled Islamist fighters from one of their last strongholds in the country's second-largest city of Benghazi, military officials said.

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BRIEF-US Government never tried to force CNN sale in AT&T-Time Warner deal- CNBC

* Government never tried to force CNN sale in AT&T-Time Warner deal, official says - CNBC

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Saudi Aramco signs engineering and construction deals worth $4.5 billion

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco signed agreements on Thursday worth $4.5 billion with firms from Europe, the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates for work on a range of oil and gas development projects, mostly aimed at boosting gas production.

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Boeing books order for two new Air Force One jets

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

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BRIEF-RAYTHEON AND SAAB PARTNER TO DEVELOP NEW WEAPONS FOR INFANTRY FORCES

* RAYTHEON - ‍ INITIALLY, CO, SAAB WILL UPGRADE THE CARL-GUSTAF RELOADABLE SHOULDER-LAUNCHED WEAPON SYSTEM ​

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Sage soars as postpartum depression drug moves closer to approval

(Reuters) - Sage Therapeutics Inc's shares surged to a record on Thursday after its postpartum depression drug succeeded in two late-stage studies, paving the way for it to bring to market the first FDA-approved treatment for the disorder.

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UPDATE 3-Sage soars as postpartum depression drug moves closer to approval

* Shares zoom about 55 pct to all-time high (Adds details from conference call, analyst comments and background on disease space)

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Saudi Aramco signs $4.5 billion oil, gas deals

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco on Thursday signed agreements worth $4.5 billion with firms from Europe, the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates for oil and gas projects in the kingdom.

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BRIEF-Evoke Pharma signs commercial agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific

* Announced selection of Patheon division of Thermo Fisher Scientific as commercial manufacturing partner for Gimoti​

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Sage shares rise after postpartum depression drug meets main goal

(Reuters) - Sage Therapeutics on Thursday said its drug to treat moderate and severe postpartum depression succeeded in reducing symptoms in patients enrolled in two late-stage trials, sending its shares up 50 percent in pre-market trade.

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Sage Therapeutics postpartum depression drug meets main goal

(Reuters) - Sage Therapeutics on Thursday said its drug to treat moderate and severe postpartum depression met the main goal in two late-stage studies.

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Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 billion to China

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Boeing signed an agreement on Thursday to sell 300 planes to China Aviation Supplies Holding Company worth $37 billion at list prices - one of a number part of deals announced during U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Beijing.

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UPDATE 2-Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 bln to China

* Orders and commitments for single-aisle and twin-aisle planes

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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-Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 bln to China

* Orders and commitments for single-aisle and twin-aisle planes

cnn.com

Country Music Association Awards show remembers tragedies

Country music's biggest night kicked off Wednesday with a remembrance of what has been a year of tragedy.

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UPDATE 1-Qualcomm signs $12 bln in China deals amid Trump visit

BEIJING, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc has signed $12 billion worth of deals with three Chinese mobile handset makers on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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BRIEF-Boeing and China Aviation Suppliers signs agreement for 300 airplanes

* Boeing and China Aviation Suppliers Holding Company signed agreement for 300 airplanes during ceremony in Beijing​

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General Electric signs $3.5 billion deals in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - General Electric Co signed three aviation and engine deals with Chinese partners worth a total of $3.5 billion on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been looking to stir up U.S.-China trade.

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UPDATE 1-General Electric signs $3.5 bln deals in China

* Chinese state TV says Boeing signs $37 bln in deals in China (Updates with details of GE deals, Boeing signing)

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BRIEF-Air Products and Chemicals ‍signs agreement with Yankuang group for $3.5 bln coal-to-syngas production facility in China​

* Signs investment cooperation agreement with yankuang group for $3.5 billion coal-to-syngas production facility in China​

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REFILE-General Electric says signs $3.5 bln deals for China

BEIJING, Nov 9 (Reuters) - General Electric Co signed three commercial deals with Chinese partners worth a total of $3.5 billion on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been looking to stir up U.S.-China trade.

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BRIEF-Qualcomm signs MoU with Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo as part of a bilateral trade mission

* QUALCOMM SIGNS MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING WITH XIAOMI, OPPO AND VIVO AS PART OF A BILATERAL TRADE MISSION

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Boeing signs China deals worth $37 billion: state TV

BEIJING (Reuters) - Boeing signed $37 billion in commercial deals in China as part of a trade mission traveling with United States President Donald Trump during his state visit to Beijing, Chinese state TV reported on Thursday.

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Boeing signs China deals worth $37 billion-state tv

BEIJING, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Boeing signed $37 billion in commercial deals in China as part of a trade mission travelling with United States President Donald Trump during his state visit to Beijing, Chinese state TV reported on Thursday.

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The two leaders, the first, a vocal critic of the press and the other an enforcer of strict media censorship, aren't expected to take questions

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Qualcomm signs $12 billion in China deals amid Trump visit

BEIJING (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc has signed $12 billion worth of potential deals with three Chinese mobile handset makers on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump who has been looking to stir up U.S.-China trade.

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Qualcomm signs $12 bln in China deals amid Trump visit

BEIJING, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc has signed $12 billion worth of potential deals with three Chinese mobile handset makers on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump who has been looking to stir up U.S.-China trade.

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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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Barack Obama Reports for Jury Duty and Signs Autographs

The former president showed up to a courthouse to fulfill his civic duty, and Chicago stopped and stared.

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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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Notre Dame reverses decision to end birth control coverage

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Election results reinforce GOP urgency to confirm judges

Tuesday's elections favoring Democrats could give conservative forces more urgency in an area President Donald Trump is already moving on aggressively: reshaping the federal courts.

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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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House panel drops effort to force testimony on Trump 'dossier'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A congressional panel on Wednesday dropped attempts to force the founder of a firm that hired a former British spy to compile a dossier of links between the 2016 Trump election campaign and Russia to testify under oath, a lawyer for the firm said.

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British aid minister Patel resigns in new test for PM May

LONDON (Reuters) - British aid minister Priti Patel was forced from office on Wednesday over undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials after Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassert her diminished authority as she negotiates Brexit.

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In new test for British PM, British aid minister resigns

LONDON (Reuters) - British aid minister Priti Patel was forced from office on Wednesday over undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials after Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassert her diminished authority as she negotiates Brexit.

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

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

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The move stirs speculation that the Trump White House is trying to retaliate against CNN for its coverage

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British aid minister resigns over undisclosed meetings in Israel

LONDON (Reuters) - British aid minister Priti Patel resigned on Wednesday, saying her actions had fallen "below the high standards that are expected" of her position when she failed to disclose meetings with Israeli officials during a holiday.

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Priti Patel, U.K. Foreign Aid Minister, Resigns Over Secret Meetings in Israel

Ms. Patel held at least a dozen undeclared meetings, and her departure creates another headache for Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by supposed victim

In late September, after racist slurs were found on the message boards of five black cadet candidates at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School, the school's superintendent was angry.

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Tornado replacement must be fifth generation: German air force chief

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German military needs a "fifth-generation" replacement for its Tornado fighter jets that is hard to detect on enemy radars and can strike targets from a great distance, the chief of staff of the air force said on Wednesday.

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Maradona backs Venezuela's Maduro, signs for World Cup coverage

CARACAS (Reuters) - Former Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has voiced fervent support for Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro and signed up to work for Caracas-based Telesur TV during next year's World Cup in Russia.

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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.

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EU car-emission goals force Skoda to upgrade model strategy: CEO

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's new car emissions targets will require Volkswagen's lower-cost division Skoda to upgrade its model strategy, its chief executive said.

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Short on boots and backing, West Africa force faces uphill battle

SEVARE, Mali (Reuters) - Snipers from a new West African force lie prone on a rooftop in central Mali, scanning the horizon for Islamist militants who have infiltrated this sparsely populated region south of the Sahara and made it a launchpad for deadly attacks.

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BRIEF-Tata Elxsi partners with Blackberry for innovation in secure embedded designs​

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Bell Helicopter signs deal to sell 50 aircraft to Reignwood International

BEIJING, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Bell Helicopter, part of Textron Inc, on Wednesday reached a deal to sell 50 additional Bell 505 helicopters to Reignwood International, the company said in a news release.

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Air Force One lands in Beijing

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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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Opinion: Can Air Force be held legally responsible for church killer getting his gun?

This week, Americans are coping with yet another mass slaughter of the innocent by a new but strangely familiar figure, a deranged and heavily armed gunman.

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Fog forces Trump to abandon DMZ trip in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to make an unannounced visit to the heavily fortified border separating North and South Korea was aborted on Wednesday after dense fog prevented his helicopter from landing, officials said.

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Fog Forces Trump to Cancel Visit to DMZ Separating 2 Koreas

On the second day of his visit to South Korea, President Trump tried to make a surprise visit to the demilitarized zone, but dense fog forced his helicopter to turn back.

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BRIEF-Firm Capital Mortgage Investment reports Q3 ‍basic weighted average EPS of $0.241​

* Says basic weighted average profit per share for the quarter was $0.241​

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Assad adviser says Turkish, U.S. forces 'illegal invaders' in Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. and Turkish troops are "illegal invader" forces on Syrian territory and Syria will "deal with" them, a top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday.

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‘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.

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Italy moves to force big ships to take back route to Venice

ROME (Reuters) - Gondolas and water taxis will never again have to vie with big cruise ships for space in front of Venice's iconic St. Mark's Square, an Italian governmental committee decided on...

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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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'Damnation' covers Depression-era class warfare

Bleak and nasty, "Damnation" brings a "Mr. Robot" vibe to the Depression era, wrapping class warfare and hostility toward wanton capitalism in a drab, dusty package. The result is a bracing look backward informed by present-day parallels, in another show that feels like an outlier for USA -- one that should have critical admirers but might struggle to satisfy TV's capitalist demands.

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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.

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Motor racing: Force India to take more risks with fourth place secure

LONDON (Reuters) - Force India are prepared to let Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon race more freely in the last two races of the season now that the team are sure of fourth place in the Formula One championship, co-owner Vijay Mallya indicated on Tuesday.

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Uber, rival apps join forces in Brazil to stem tide of regulation

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has formed an unprecedented alliance in Brazil with other ride-hailing services, including its main local rival 99, to win public support to block regulation threatening the way they do business in a booming market.

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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.

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BRIEF-Nokia signs MoU with Vodacom on South Africa 5G trials

* Says Nokia and Vodacom have signed MoU under which the companies will trial Nokia 5G technology in South Africa Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Helsinki Newsroom)

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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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Air Force failed to report domestic violence that might have stopped church shooter from buying a gun

How a man who was discharged from the US Air Force for assaulting his spouse and child was able to purchase the firearms he used to carry out the deadliest shooting rampage in Texas history is just one of many questions facing investigators as they continue to look for answers on Sunday's church massacre that left 26 people dead.

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BRIEF-Humana signs to sell closed block of commercial long-term care insurance business

* Humana signs definitive agreement to sell closed block of commercial long-term care insurance business

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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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Salesforce, Google form cloud partnership

(Reuters) - Cloud-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it has entered into a partnership with Google's cloud platform G Suite, to support its rapidly growing global customer base.

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U.N. Security Council urges Myanmar to stop excessive military force

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council urged the Myanmar government on Monday to "ensure no further excessive use of military force in Rakhine state," where violence has forced more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the Buddhist-majority Asian country.

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New York Police Officers Facing Rape Charges Quit the Force

The resignations of Richard Hall and Edward Martins, former detectives, came just days before they were to appear at a departmental misconduct trial.

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BRIEF-Wells Fargo signs data exchange deals with Expensify, PointServ

* Wells Fargo signs two data exchange deals with Expensify, PointServ

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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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Tropical Depression 19 forms over central Atlantic

(Reuters) - Tropical Depression 19 has formed over the central Atlantic and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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BRIEF-Giyani signs contracts with two European consulting firms

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Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi-led military coalition said it will temporarily close all air, land and sea ports to Yemen to stem the flow of arms to Houthi rebels from Iran, said a statement on Monday on state news agency SPA.

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Australian PM to force lawmakers to declare citizenship to end political crisis

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced plans on Monday to force all lawmakers to declare they are not dual nationals as he seeks to defuse a political crisis that saw his deputy ejected from parliament.

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Gunman received bad conduct discharge from Air Force

A picture is starting to emerge of the suspected gunman in a deadly mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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Sutherland Springs: A Post Office, No Traffic Light and Now a Mass Murder

Before the shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., the area was best known as a onetime destination for wealthy tourists.

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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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Hezbollah says Saudi Arabia forced Lebanese PM to quit

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Shi'ite Hezbollah group on Sunday accused Saudi Arabia of forcing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri to quit, and called for calm in an effort to contain the political crisis unleashed by his resignation.

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Bomb threats force evacuation of Moscow's Bolshoi theater, hotels: reports

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bomb threats forced thousands of people to evacuate Moscow's Bolshoi theater, Metropol hotel, GUM department store on the Red Square and other public places on Sunday, local media reported.

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Congo forces clash with renegade colonel in eastern city of Bukavu

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Gunfire and explosions from heavy weapons erupted in Congo's eastern city of Bukavu on Sunday, witnesses said, as Congolese troops clashed with those loyal to a renegade colonel.

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Lebanon PM Hariri resigns, assails Iran and Hezbollah

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.

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Lebanese PM Hariri resigns, attacking Iran and Hezbollah

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.

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Germany seeks to calm Poland's outrage over minister's call for 'resistance'

BERLIN/WARSAW (Reuters) - Germany on Saturday sought to defuse a diplomatic row with Poland, saying a call by the German defense minister to support a "democratic resistance" in the neighboring country had been taken out of context.

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Libyan Salafist-led force breaks up comic festival for 'indecency'

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan force that acts as an anti-crime unit in Tripoli said it had arrested the organisers of a comic festival for "acts of indecency and against public morals".

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Lebanese PM Hariri resigns, attacking Iran, Hezbollah

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.

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Lebanese PM resigns, saying his life in danger

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, citing an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned in a televised address while in Saudi Arabia, saying his life is in danger, Al Arabiya news channel reported Saturday.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Resigns Amid Tensions With Hezbollah

Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri resigned from his post Saturday during a trip to Saudi Arabia in a surprise move that plunged the country into uncertainty amid heightened regional tensions.

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Lebanese prime minister resigns, saying his life in danger

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday in a televised broadcast, saying he feared a plot to target his life and criticizing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.

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Kuwait's PIC signs contract with U.S. Jacobs for plant in Canada

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Kuwait's Petrochemical Industries Co (PIC) has signed a contract with U.S. firm Jacobs Engineering to carry out engineering and design work for a planned polypropylene plant it co-owns in Canada, Kuwait's state news agency reported on Saturday.

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Publisher of The New Republic Resigns After Misconduct Claims

Hamilton Fish resigned from the magazine less than a week after taking a leave of absence because of complaints from women about interactions with him.

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Republicans Weigh Inserting Health Coverage Mandate Into Tax Overhaul

As part of the Republican tax overhaul, President Trump wants to end the requirement that most people have health coverage, a top lawmaker said.

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Syrian government forces will march to Raqqa soon, Iranian official says

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Iranian official said on Friday that Syrian government forces would advance soon to take Raqqa city, which U.S.-backed fighters seized from Islamic State last month.

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BRIEF-Twitter says publishing new version of 'twitter rules' to clarify co's policies & enforcement

* Publishing new version of 'twitter Rules' to clarify co's policies and enforcement; Fundamentals of policies, approach have not changed

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Iraqi forces enter al-Qaim in final offensive on Islamic State-held territory

ERBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces have entered al-Qaim, one of the last remaining territories in the country still held by Islamic State militants, the Joint Operations Command said on Friday.