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Mueller team set to interview WH officials

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How the 'Queen of the Curve' redefined our cities

From Beirut to Beijing, Zaha Hadid's distinctive buildings have transformed skylines around the world. Nicknamed the "Queen of the Curve," the late architect will be remembered for her bold, fluid designs, including London's Olympic aquatics center and the Heydar Aliyev Center in Azerbaijan.

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Publicist who set up Trump Jr., Russian lawyer meeting ready to talk to Mueller

The British publicist who set up a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between a Russian lawyer and several members of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign team says he's open to speaking with special counsel Robert Mueller and denies he was part of Moscow's meddling in last year's election.

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German parties at impasse as deadline passes with no deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's would-be coalition partners appeared to have reached an impasse over immigration policy as a self-imposed Sunday evening deadline for agreeing the outlines of a government programme passed with no deal.

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Israeli police resume interview of Netanyahu in corruption probe

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police officers on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the sixth time in a corruption probe, Israeli media reported.

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German parties at 'pain threshold' on immigration in coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's would-be coalition partners appeared to be stalled over the thorny issue of immigration policy on Sunday despite inching closer to agreement on other major sticking points including climate policy.

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German parties regroup for last-ditch coalition push

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's would-be coalition partners met on Saturday for a last-ditch round of weekend talks aimed at finding common ground in the divisive fields of climate and migration policy, in the hope of staving off a possible early election.

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China says will work with North Korea to boost ties as envoy visits

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Traditional friendship between China and North Korea represents "valuable wealth" for their people, China said after its special envoy met a high-ranking North Korean official, but there was no mention of the crisis over North Korea's weapons.

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Mueller seeking interview with publicist who set up Russian-Trump Jr. meeting

Special counsel Robert Mueller is in talks with the attorney for the British publicist who set up the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Goldman wins dismissal of lawsuit in U.S. over ties to Malaysia leader

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has won the dismissal of a $510 million lawsuit in New York brought by a private equity firm that accused the Wall Street bank of shortchanging it in a merger to "curry favor" with Malaysia's prime minister.

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Goldman wins dismissal of lawsuit in U.S. over Malaysia ties

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has won the dismissal of a $510 million lawsuit in New York by a private equity firm that accused the Wall Street bank of shortchanging it in a merger to curry favor with Malaysia's prime minister.

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Trump starts paying his own legal bills on Russia probe -attorneys

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has begun paying his own legal bills related to the Russia investigation and will no longer cover the costs using political donations to his reelection campaign or the Republican Party, his attorneys confirmed on Friday.

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Trump starts paying his own legal bills on Russia probe: attorneys

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has begun paying his own legal bills related to the Russia investigation and will no longer use political donations to his reelection campaign or the Republican Party to cover the costs, his attorneys confirmed.

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Serena Williams ties the knot

Serena Williams' eventful year continues.

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Ohio State suspends sorority, fraternity activities amid probes

(Reuters) - Ohio State University has suspended all sorority and fraternity activities citing investigations into hazing and alcohol abuse involving some chapters, joining a growing list of U.S. schools that have taken similar steps.

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Three Yemen cities run out of clean water due to lack of fuel for pumps: ICRC

GENEVA (Reuters) - Three cities in Yemen have run out of clean water because a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition has cut imports of fuel needed for pumping and sanitation, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.

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U.S. probes 415,000 Volkswagen vehicles for air bag problems

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is opening an investigation into potential air bag failure in 415,000 Volkswagen vehicles after the German automaker issued a recall for the same issue in 2015.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Counting Civilian Casualties in Iraq

In Part 2 of our look at the U.S.-led fight against ISIS, the survivor of an airstrike sets out to learn why his home was targeted.

Families and Family Life nytimes.com

Ties: At Last, Connected by Blood

My stepfather was determined to make up for our lack of shared DNA and disprove the saying that blood is thicker than water.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Their Pledges Die. So Should Fraternities.

Binge drinking. Sexual assault. Segregation. Why do colleges indulge Greek life?

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Asian shares gain, Mueller report hits dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares clawed back most of their weekly loss after rising firmly on Friday as strong Wall Street earnings and a step forward on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood, though many hurdles remain to secure passage of a tax cut deal.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain, Mueller report hits dollar

* Futures hint at mostly higher openings for European markets

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Asian shares up on U.S. tax, earnings hopes; Mueller report hits dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose firmly on Friday as strong U.S. earnings and a step forward in Congress on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood, even though investors noted that many hurdles remain to passage of a deal on tax cuts.

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Amnesty urges independent probe into atrocities, bombings in battle for Philippines Marawi city

MANILA (Reuters) - The war in the Philippine city of Marawi saw Islamist insurgents execute civilians or use them as human shields, while military air strikes killed non-combatants and may have been used in excess, an Amnesty International report said on Friday.

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German coalition talks miss deadline; parties still at odds

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition could stretch into the weekend after the parties missed Merkel's Thursday deadline and failed to reach agreement on key issues such as migration and finances.

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Ohio State suspends fraternity activities

The Ohio State University suspended the activities of almost all of its fraternities Thursday, citing a large number of ongoing investigations into hazing and alcohol -- making it the latest US school to take action against Greek student organizations in the wake of troubling incidents.

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Asian shares up on US tax, earnings hopes; Mueller report hits dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose firmly on Friday as strong U.S. earnings and a step forward in Congress on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood, even though investors noted that many hurdles remain to passage of a deal on tax cuts.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up on US tax, earnings hopes; Mueller report hits dollar

* Dollar falls broadly on media report of Mueller's subpoenas

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U.S. towns, cities fear taxpayer revolt if Republicans kill deduction

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From Pataskala, Ohio, to Conroe, Texas, local government leaders worry that if Republican tax-overhaul plans moving through the U.S. Congress become law, it will be harder for them to pave streets, put out fires, fight crime and pay teachers.

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U.S. says Sudan commits to severing North Korea ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sudan committed on Thursday to severing all trade and military ties with North Korea, the U.S. State Department said, as Washington seeks to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.

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Lawmakers seek more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner's lawyer failed to give the Senate Judiciary Committee a document President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser received about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite," the committee's leaders said on Thursday.

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U.S. Interior Secretary fails to provide papers in travel probe: inspector

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department has failed to provide documentation needed for an internal probe of Secretary Ryan Zinke's travels, the department's inspector general said on Thursday.

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U.S. lawmakers seek more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner's lawyer failed to give the Senate Judiciary Committee a document President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser received about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite," the committee's leaders said on Thursday.

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on chemical weapons probe in Syria

Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Thursday that would have renewed a mandate for the independent group investigating chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

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Denzel Washington's 'Roman J. Israel'

Denzel Washington, the producer, has developed a knack for finding great roles for Denzel Washington, the actor -- last year in "Fences" (which he also directed), this year in "Roman J. Israel, Esq." Washington's quirky performance shines brightly, but in a movie that otherwise doesn't present an especially strong case for rushing out to see it.

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Lawmakers want more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner for Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Thursday they had not received information they requested from President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, including emails, phone records and documents related to communications with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

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Exclusive: Secret witness in Senate Clinton probe is ex-lobbyist for Russian firm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans say their investigation of Hillary Clinton’s role in approving a deal to sell U.S. uranium mines to a Russian company hinges in part on the testimony of a secret informant in a bribery and extortion scheme inside the same company.

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Washington's new Museum of the Bible aims to inform, not preach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ancient scripts and rocker Elvis Presley's Bible will be on display at the $500 million Museum of the Bible, which opens this weekend in Washington after questions about the...

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Indonesian parliament speaker not hiding from graft probe: lawyer

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A lawyer for Indonesia's parliament speaker denied on Thursday that the politician had gone into hiding to avoid being questioned by an anti-corruption agency over a $170 million graft investigation and said his client had a busy schedule.

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5 Lessons Seattle Can Teach Other Cities About Amazon

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

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Seeing U.S. in Retreat Under Trump, Japan and China Move to Mend Ties

With President Trump creating unease in Asia, two longtime adversaries inch toward a possible rapprochement that reflects a shifting power balance.

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Republicans press U.S.-Russia uranium deal probe despite no wrongdoing findings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers are pressing forward with an investigation into the 2010 sale of a Canadian uranium company, which owned 20 percent of U.S. uranium supplies, to a Russian government firm, despite five congressional inquiries having found no evidence of wrongdoing.

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Fox News host diverges from network

After weeks of Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson pushing for an investigation into Hillary Clinton's involvement on the Uranium One deal, their Fox News colleague Shepard Smith dismantled the story.

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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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U.S. presses more cities, states on immigrant 'sanctuary' policies

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday told 29 states, cities or counties it believes they are violating a law prohibiting them from limiting information sharing with U.S. immigration officials, and it asked them for details on their compliance.

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Rose McGowan surrenders to authorities

Actress Rose McGowan turned herself in to authorities in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Tuesday in response to an arrest warrant on charges of drug possession.

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U.S. Justice Dept eyes spring to release findings on FBI handling of Clinton email probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The internal watchdog at the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday he hopes to complete his review by early spring into whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation erred when it announced it was reopening its investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's emails ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

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Astellas faces U.S. probe over patient assistance charity support

BOSTON (Reuters) - Astellas Pharma Inc has become the latest company to reveal it has become the subject of a U.S. probe into drugmakers' financial support of charities offering assistance to Medicare patients seeking help to cover out-of-pocket drug costs.

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UPDATE 3-Loblaw ties up with Instacart to launch home deliveries

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Canadian grocery and pharmacy chain Loblaw Cos Ltd said on Wednesday it is tying up with San Francisco-based Instacart to offer home delivery service in Toronto and Vancouver, as it tries to carve out more market share in a brutal retail sector.

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Against the clock, German parties haggle over immigration, euro budget

BERLIN (Reuters) - With just one day left to conclude exploratory talks on forming a new coalition government, German parties were still far apart on Wednesday on the hot issue of immigration and the future governance of the euro zone.

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UK Anti-Doping closes Team Sky, Wiggins 'mystery package' probe

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD) has closed its Team Sky "mystery package" investigation and will not be making any charges, it said on Wednesday.

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UK Anti-Doping closes Team Sky 'mystery package' probe

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD) has closed its Team Sky "mystery package" investigation and will not be making any charges, it said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-LTC Properties says co ‍learned that one of its lessees filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

* Says ‍on Nov 14 co learned that one of its lessees, Preferred Care & affiliated entities filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy - SEC filing

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Short of time to form coalition, German parties still apart on migration

BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties meet on Wednesday on the hot issue of immigration with sides divided on whether to limit migrant numbers and with only one day left to conclude exploratory talks for forming a new coalition government.

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Tillerson, in Myanmar, calls for credible probe of atrocities

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Wednesday for a credible investigation into reports of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims committed by Myanmar's security forces after a meeting with it civilian and military leaders.

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Tillerson calls for credible probe into rights abuses in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday called for a credible investigation into allegations of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims after a meeting with Myanmar's civilian and military leaders.

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REFILE-Fringe benefits: Home demand in outer Australian cities prolongs building boom

* Private home building reverses downtrend in Aussie construction

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Fringe benefits: Home demand in outer Australian cities prolong building boom

* Private home building reverses downtrend in Aussie construction

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Texas State Halts Greek Activities After Fraternity Pledge Dies

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

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USITC says launches probe of allegations of patent infringement by Apple

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had launched an investigation into allegations of patent infringement by Apple Inc on various devices.

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Volkswagen says offices of CFO, HR chief, chairman raided by tax authorities and prosecutors

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prosecutors and tax authorities on Tuesday raided the offices of several senior officials of Volkswagen , the German car-maker said.

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Universities to U.S. Senate: Endowment tax idea 'fundamentally flawed'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tax legislation working its way through the U.S. Senate would put a new levy on endowments held by large private universities and colleges, a proposal that more than three dozen higher-education lobbying groups on Tuesday called "fundamentally flawed."

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German parties want lobbyist registry, may mandate hack reports

BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government agreed on Tuesday to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists and may require private firms to disclose breaches of cyber defenses, according to a draft paper on security seen by Reuters.

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BRIEF-Fannie Mae prices $1.16 bln Connecticut Avenue Securities Risk Sharing deal

* Fannie Mae prices $1.161 billion Connecticut Avenue securities risk sharing deal

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Canada launches NAFTA challenge against U.S. lumber duties

OTTAWA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Canada on Tuesday launched a NAFTA trade challenge against the U.S. Commerce Department's decision earlier this month to impose duties on Canadian softwood lumber exports, the foreign ministry in Ottawa said in a statement.

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Attorney General Sessions says now recalls meeting flagged in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday he now recalls a meeting in March 2016 that has come under scrutiny as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump's election campaign colluded with Russia.

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BRIEF-Anthem launches cash tender offers for certain outstanding debt securities

* Anthem launches cash tender offers for certain outstanding debt securities

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BRIEF-Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund announces third quarter 2017 results

* Announces third quarter 2017 results including distributable cash per unit increase of 3.5 percent and payout ratio of 88.4 percent

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U.S., Philippines ties back on track as Trump, Duterte make up and bond

MANILA (Reuters) - Mutual praise, warm handshakes and even an impromptu love song at a lavish dinner suggest U.S. President Donald Trump and Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte want a fresh start after the biggest breakdown in U.S.-Philippine ties in years.

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Banks should have all liabilities frozen in resolution: SRB

FRANKFURT, Nov 14 (Reuters) - European bank regulators should be able to suspend all of a bank's liabilities, such as deposits, debt and shares, when the firm goes into resolution, the official in charge of winding down troubled lenders said on Tuesday.

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Rights groups dismiss Myanmar army's self-exoneration of atrocities

YANGON (Reuters) - Human rights groups poured scorn on Tuesday on a Myanmar military investigation into alleged atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, branding it a "whitewash" and calling for U.N. and independent investigators to be allowed into the country.

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China says 24 out of 28 cities fail to meet October smog target

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Only four of 28 northern Chinese cities met their air quality targets in October, official data showed on Tuesday, raising questions about the country's ability to reduce the smog that typically develops during the winter.

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BRIEF-Cisco says $1 billion program for smart cities​

* ‍FUNDING TO BE PROVIDED THROUGH CISCO CAPITAL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DIGITAL ALPHA ADVISORS, APG ASSET MANAGEMENT AND WHITEHELM CAPITAL​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Myanmar's military clears itself over reported Rohingya atrocities

Myanmar's military has acquitted itself of any wrongdoing against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State in an internal report, denying widespread reports of murder, rape and destruction in the west of the country.

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Criticism mounts as federal judge nominee fails to disclose wife's White House ties

President Donald Trump's nominee for an Alabama federal court judgeship is being criticized for not disclosing in his confirmation process his wife's role in the White House.

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UPDATE 2-Peru's Grana y Montero probed for alleged Odebrecht bribes -prosecutor

LIMA, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The Peruvian attorney general's office is investigating construction group Grana y Montero for alleged involvement in bribes paid to a former president by its Brazilian partner Odebrecht, a lead prosecutor said.

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UPDATE 1-Jurvetson quits VC firm DFJ, on leave from Tesla amid harassment probe

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Steve Jurvetson on Monday resigned from venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and took a leave of absence form the boards of Tesla Inc and SpaceX amid an internal probe into sexual harassment allegations made against him.

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BRIEF-Summit Hotel Properties announces CFO succession plan

* Summit Hotel Properties - Jonathan Stanner to succeed CFO Greg Dowell in 2018​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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House Democrats seek probe of FCC chairman's treatment of Sinclair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. House Democrats on Monday asked the Federal Communications Commission inspector general to probe whether FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was biased in favor of Sinclair Broadcast Group, which is seeking approval of a $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co.

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First U.S. trial opens in FIFA corruption probe

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers defending three former soccer officials at trial on U.S. corruption charges strove to distance their clients from a scandal that has engulfed the sport as they delivered opening statements to jurors on Monday.

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London authorities failing people displaced by deadly fire: lawmaker

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people displaced by a fire that killed about 80 people in London in June are still living in hotels or friends' houses because of a failure by local authorities to rehouse them, the lawmaker representing the area said on Monday.

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MOVES-Wells Fargo Securities, Northern Trust Asset Management, Credit Suisse

Nov 13 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.

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German parties divided on speed of coal power reduction

BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties discussing a possible coalition government are divided over how fast Europe's largest economy should switch to greener sources of energy, a document on emissions policy seen by Reuters showed on Monday.

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

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

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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:

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Floating Cities, No Longer Science Fiction, Begin to Take Shape

At times, the story of the seasteading movement seems to lapse into self parody, but there are now companies, academics, architects and even a government working together on a prototype by 2020.

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Silence Lifts in Statehouses as Harassment Scandals Bring Swift Penalties

The cascade of allegations has prompted broad disavowals and public calls for resignations in male-dominated legislatures.

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Podesta Group on the verge of shuttering amid ties to Mueller probe

One of Washington's most prominent lobbying firms is on the verge of shuttering after becoming ensnared by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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Investigators probe Trump knowledge of campaign's Russia dealings: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has questioned Sam Clovis, co-chairman of President Donald Trump's election campaign, to determine if Trump or top aides knew of the extent of the campaign team's contacts with Russia, two sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

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Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

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UPDATE 7-Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

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Clampdown on University of Michigan Fraternities After Reports of Sexual Misconduct and Alcohol Abuse

The suspension of parties and pledging activities at most of the school’s fraternities was the latest effort at major universities to curtail the excesses of Greek life.

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UPDATE 6-Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct, entertainment outlets cut ties

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - U.S. comedian Louis C.K. on Friday admitted to sexual misconduct allegations made against him by several women, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

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After 5 series, FX cuts ties with Louis C.K.

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Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct, entertainment outlets cut ties

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. comedian Louis C.K. on Friday admitted allegations against him by several women of sexual misconduct were true and apologized for his actions.

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Young people with disabilities more likely to be arrested

(Reuters Health) - More than half of blacks in the U.S. with disabilities will be arrested by the time they reach their late 20s, a new study finds.

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Republican Senate campaign wing ends fundraising ties with Moore

(Reuters) - The Republican Party's Senate campaign wing severed its fundraising ties to Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Friday, a day after a woman accused him of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. safety board to probe self-driving shuttle crash in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Federal transportation safety officials headed to Las Vegas on Friday to investigate a collision this week between a self-driving shuttle bus on its first day of service and a truck, which was blamed on human error.

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German parties see momentum in coalition talks despite lingering divisions

BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties cited progress on Friday after three weeks of talks about a three-way coalition, with their leaders due to thrash out remaining differences over transport and climate on Sunday.

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Senate fundraising panel cuts ties with Roy Moore

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U.S. safety board to probe self-driving shuttle crash in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to Las Vegas to investigate a collision this week between a self-driving shuttle bus and a truck that was blamed on human error.

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German regulator launches another probe into VW over scandal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's financial watchdog said on Friday it was investigating whether Volkswagen illegally disclosed information about its emissions scandal to third parties, adding to the carmaker's legal headaches more than two years after the scandal broke.

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HSBC says has closed some accounts in S.Africa Gupta probe

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - HSBC has closed some accounts for companies associated with South Africa's Gupta brothers as it investigates its own possible ties to the business friends of President Jacob Zuma who have been accused of corruption by politicians in the country.

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WSJ: Mueller probes Flynn role in plot to deliver cleric to Turkey

Former White House national security adviser Mike Flynn and his son are alleged to have been offered as much as $15 million to forcibly remove from the US a Muslim cleric wanted by Turkey, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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German prosecutors raid Commerzbank in tax evasion probe

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Commerzbank has become the target of a tax evasion probe in which several current and former managers are suspected of evading 40 million euros ($47 million) in taxes via so-called "cum-ex" transactions.

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Mueller probing alleged Flynn plan to deliver cleric to Turkey: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

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Trump praises 'highly respected' Xi; China media says visit set new blueprint for U.S.-China ties

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised Chinese leader Xi Jinping as "highly respected" on Friday as he left Beijing for Vietnam, ending a visit which Chinese media declared set a "new blueprint" for handling U.S.-China relations and differences.

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Two Border Cities Share Russian History — and a Sharp European Divide

While attached to Russia by ethnicity and emotion, residents of Narva, Estonia, say they would never actually want to live there.

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BRIEF-Freehold Royalties increases 2017 production guidance

* Third quarter results: Freehold increases 2017 production guidance

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Mueller interviews top White House aide Miller

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to sources familiar with the investigation.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. sets final anti-subsidy duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday said it set final anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. sets final anti-subsidy duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday said it set final anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia.

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U.S. sets final anti-subsidy duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday set final anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia, the National Biodiesel Board said.

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

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

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BRIEF-Stratus properties reports Q3 earnings per share of $1.75

* Qtrly total consolidated revenue $17.2 million versus $21.2 mln‍​

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Sky-high stock market has investors looking to commodities

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A growing number of investors are plowing money into commodities, seeking to diversify their holdings on gnawing concerns about a stock market correction as equities scale new highs almost daily.

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Senate Republicans Will Diverge From House in Sweeping Tax Rewrite

The Senate will diverge from the House legislation in several key ways, including eliminating the ability to deduct state and local taxes and scaling back, rather than ending, the estate tax.

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Democrats working on independent Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee have been undertaking their own investigation, without Republicans, on what they term "Russia's malign influence around the world," a spokesman for the Democratic side of the committee said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-American Hotel Income Properties REIT reports Q3 FFO per unit $0.25

* American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP reports third quarter results

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Niger deaths probe outcome expected in January: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday it has told families of four American soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger on Oct. 4 that it expected to complete its investigation into their deaths in January.

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BRIEF-EPR Properties Q3 adjusted non-gaap FFO per share $1.26

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A Year After Trump, Women and Minorities Give Groundbreaking Wins to Democrats

Democrats’ broad-based election wins on Tuesday reflected the strength of the party’s diverse voters and the power of their anger over President Trump.

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U.S. Justice Department mulls limits on overlapping corporate penalties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is exploring ways to prevent multiple law enforcement agencies from slapping companies with corporate penalties over the same underlying misconduct, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. Attorney's office probes billionaire Icahn on biofuels activity -filing

NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - A U.S. Attorney's office has opened an investigation into activities by Carl Icahn and his businesses related to the country's biofuels program while the billionaire investor was serving as an advisor to President Donald Trump.

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U.S. attorney's office probes billionaire Icahn on biofuels activity: filing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York is seeking information from billionaire investor Carl Icahn and his firm Icahn Enterprises L.P. related to...

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CORRECTED-U.S. attorney's office probes billionaire Icahn on biofuels activity -filing

NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York is seeking information from billionaire investor Carl Icahn and his firm Icahn Enterprises L.P. related to activities around the country's biofuels program.

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U.S. Justice Dept. mulls limits on overlapping corporate penalties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is exploring ways to scale back the size of corporate penalties involving companies facing punishments from multiple law enforcement agencies over the same underlying misconduct, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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France, Britain, U.S, Germany demand U.N. extend mandate on Syria chemical probe

PARIS (Reuters) - France, Britain, the U.S. and Germany called on the U.N. Security Council to renew the mandate of an international inquiry into chemical weapons' attacks in Syria, and urged for a strong signal to ensure those responsible were held accountable.

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BRIEF-Manitok Energy updates the status of corporate activities

* Manitok Energy Inc updates the status of corporate activities

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New York Today: New York Today: Priorities for Next Mayor

Wednesday: Results of the 2017 general election, the New York Comedy Festival, and an exhibition made of cans.

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Kremlin warns of mutual damage if Ukraine cuts diplomatic ties

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that a reported plan by Ukraine to cut all diplomatic ties with Russia would further deepen a crisis between the two countries and end up hurting the interests of both Ukrainians and Russians.

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Russia opposes U.S. draft U.N. resolution on Syria chemical probe extension: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia opposes a draft U.N. resolution to extend the mandate of an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, the RIA news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Wednesday.

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Chinese media upbeat on U.S. ties ahead of Trump visit

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have common interests but the relationship needs careful handling, Chinese state-run media said on Wednesday ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing.

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Ex-agent in Silk Road probe gets more prison time for bitcoin theft

(Reuters) - A former U.S. Secret Service agent sentenced to nearly six years in prison for stealing bitcoins during a probe into the online drug marketplace Silk Road was sentenced on Tuesday to an additional two years for another digital currency theft.

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Catalan secessionist parties fail to agree on unity ticket for December vote

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan secessionist parties on Tuesday failed to agree on a united ticket to contest a December snap regional election, making it more difficult to rule the region after the vote and press ahead with their collective bid to split from Spain.

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German parties hope to agree deal outlines by Friday

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chiefs of the parties aiming to form Germany's next government hope to agree the outlines of a coalition deal by the end of the week, they said on Tuesday, after two smaller parties broke a logjam by dropping demands on tax and climate policy.

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House Democrat calls GOP Clinton probe scheme to 'distract' from Russia inquiry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on a House of Representatives committee accused its Republican leaders of launching a spurious investigation of Hillary Clinton to divert attention from inquiries on alleged links between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

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Greta Gerwig explores complexities of growing up in 'Lady Bird'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Why won't you call me Lady Bird? You promised that you would."

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Nazi victim memorial stones stolen in Berlin, police probe

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police have launched an investigation into the theft of at least 12 inscribed metal memorial stones embedded in the pavement in Berlin to commemorate Nazi victims.

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Analysis: The 5 counties to watch in the Virginia governor's race

The big-ticket race on the ballot Tuesday is in Virginia, where either Republican Ed Gillespie or Democrat Ralph Northam will be elected the next governor of the commonwealth.

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BRIEF-Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc qtrly AFFO per diluted share $1.09‍​

* Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. Reports third quarter 2017 results

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China plans easing foreign holding, partner choice for securities ventures - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China plans to allow global banks to take a stake of up to 51 percent in their onshore securities ventures for the first time and tie up with local non-financial firms, people...

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UPDATE 1-Indian ride-hailing service Ola ties up with Microsoft for connected car platform

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing company Ola has tied up with Microsoft to build a new connected-vehicle platform and will also use the U.S tech giant's Azure cloud-computing service to power its in-car entertainment offering, it said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-IC Potash Corp announces pending move of trading venue to Canadian Securities Exchange

* IC Potash Corp - ‍board has determined to transfer company's listing to Canadian Securities Exchange​

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China plans easing foreign holding, partner choice for securities ventures: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China plans to allow global banks to take a stake of up to 51 percent in their onshore securities ventures for the first time and tie up with local non-financial firms, people familiar with the matter said.

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BRIEF-Easterly Government Properties reports Q3 adjusted FFO per share $0.28

* Easterly Government Properties reports third quarter 2017 results

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Massachusetts court to weigh universities' suicide prevention role

BOSTON (Reuters) - The top court in Massachusetts is expected to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched lawsuit against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology questioning to what extent universities and colleges can be held responsible when students commit suicide.

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BMW probe into cartel allegations needs more time: CEO

BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW has hired a law firm to help with an internal investigation of an alleged cartel among German carmakers and needs more time before any conclusions can be reached, Chief Executive Harald Krueger said.

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The President stresses the urgency of curbing Pyongyang's advances in nuclear capabilities

President Donald Trump stressed the urgency of curbing North Korea's advances in its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities on Tuesday alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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India's ride hailing firm Ola ties up with Microsoft for connected car platform

MUMBAI, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Indian ride hailing service Ola has tied up with Microsoft Corp to build a new connected vehicle platform and will also use the U.S tech gaint's Azure cloud computing service to power its in-car entertainment offering, it said on Tuesday.

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Casualties in religious attacks in Afghanistan rise steeply: U.N.

KABUL (Reuters) - Civilian casualties in religious attacks in Afghanistan, primarily against Shi'ite mosques, have significantly increased in the last two years, according to the United Nations.

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Casualties feared as TV station in Afghan capital comes under attack

KABUL (Reuters) - A private television station in the Afghan capital came under attack on Tuesday by a number of gunmen who broke into the building after an explosion, officials said.

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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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US-Saudi Arabia ties may pose risks for Trump

Saudi Arabia's purge of senior officials and royal family members highlights aggressive changes taking place in the 85-year-old kingdom and, some analysts say, possibly risks in the newly close relationship the White House has forged with Riyadh.

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U.S. investigation finds no Afghan civilian casualties in Kunduz strike

KABUL (Reuters) - A U.S. investigation into reports that at least 13 civilians were killed during an operation in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz last week found no evidence of any civilian casualties, a statement from the U.S. military in Kabul said on Tuesday.

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Asian shares probe 10-year high, oil edges down after rally

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares touched their highest in a decade on Tuesday, while oil prices edged down after surging to a more than two-year peak as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cracked down on corruption.

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Indonesia's bid to root out Islamists throws spotlight on universities

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, (Reuters) - When students at Indonesia's prestigious Institute of Agricultural Studies swore an oath to support a caliphate in the world's largest Muslim-majority country last year, a video of the event went viral and the government grew alarmed.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares probe 10-year high, oil edges down after rally

* U.S. crude futures down from two-year highs after Saudi crackdown

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Equifax probes legal officer's role in post-breach share sales: WSJ

(Reuters) - An special committee of Equifax Inc's board is investigating the role the credit reporting company's chief legal officer played in approving share sales by four executives days after suspicious activity was discovered in its systems, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Liberian court halts presidential run-off vote amid fraud probe

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia's Supreme Court on Monday put a presidential run-off on hold until the electoral commission can investigate claims of irregularities and alleged fraud in last month's first round of voting.

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

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

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Domestic problems preceded Texas church rampage, authorities say

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

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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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BRIEF-Lockheed Martin receives $26.3 million contract to develop compact airborne high energy laser capabilities

* Lockheed Martin receives contract to develop compact airborne high energy laser capabilities

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No Russian Anthem at Olympics? I.O.C. Weighing Possible Penalties

Top Olympic leaders are said to be considering barring Russia’s flag and anthem from next year’s Winter Olympics in response to its doping violations.

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies rebound from losses as commodities rise

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies on Monday rebounded from the previous week's selloff as rising prices of basic products drove investors to hunt for bargains. Currencies from Brazil, Mexico and Chile firmed between 0.3 and 0.9 percent after suffering hefty losses on Friday. Colombian markets were closed due to a local holiday. Upbeat data on U.S. services and manufacturing drove investors to sell high-yielding assets, betting that U.S. i

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Analysis: Paul Ryan's latest line in the sand on Trump? Firing Mueller

House Speaker Paul Ryan spent the past two years drawing lines in the sand regarding President Donald Trump -- and then erasing them when Trump, inevitably, overstepped.

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Mueller team, Manafort lawyers debate bail

Federal prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller's office and Paul Manafort's lawyers tangled throughout the weekend over the former Trump campaign chairman's bail as he awaits a trial on white-collar criminal charges.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

Giving: Firms Learn That as They Help Charities, They Also Help Their Brands

Subaru of America is among the companies who have learned the value of charitable giving and measuring its impact.

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BRIEF-Taiwan's ASE acquires facilities and equipment from Acter for T$315 mln

* Says acquires facilities/equipment from Acter Co Ltd for T$315 million ($10.44 million)

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U.S. investigates reports of civilian casualties in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan and U.S. military authorities are investigating reports that as many as 13 civilians were killed in an operation in the northern region of Kunduz, officials said on Monday, but details remain sketchy three days after the incident.

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UPDATE 1-SBM Offshore takes $238 mln provision to settle U.S. probe

* Company unable to participate in Petrobras tenders (Updates with details, background)

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Trump says to push Japan for freer trade; calls ties better than ever

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Monday to push for a free and balanced trade partnership with Japan after decades of "massive trade deficits" but said relations with close ally Tokyo were "better than we have ever had".

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Trump says to push Japan for 'reciprocal' trade; calls ties better than ever

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Monday to push for a free and balanced trade partnership with Japan after decades of "massive trade deficits" but said relations with close ally Tokyo were "better than we have ever had".

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Kobe Steel executives to decide whether to resign after external probe: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel executives, including President Hiroya Kawasaki, will decide whether to resign to take responsibility for a cheating scandal after receiving a report from independent investigators, sources told Reuters.

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Leaked documents purport to show Russian ties with Trump cabinet member

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Trump seeks better economic ties with Tokyo, says 'Japan has been winning' on trade

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would discuss how to improve economic ties between America and Japan, saying that "Japan has been winning" on trade in recent decades.

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Multiple fatalities at church in Sutherland Springs

Multiple people have been killed and others injured in a shooting Sunday at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, authorities said. The shooter was killed after a brief chase north into neighboring Guadalupe County, according Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office spokesman Robert Murphy. It is unclear if the shooter was killed by police or took his own life, Murphy said.

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

The Paradise Papers: Commerce Secretary’s Offshore Ties to Putin ‘Cronies’

Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, retained investments in a shipping firm with business ties to Russian President Vladimir V. Putin’s inner circle.

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Paul Ryan: Mueller shouldn't be fired

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he continues to support Robert Mueller's work as special counsel, rebuffing calls for the former FBI director's ouster.

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Special Counsel Mueller has enough evidence to charge Flynn, son: NBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller has collected sufficient evidence to charge Michael Flynn, U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, and his son, NBC News reported on Sunday, citing multiple sources familiar with the investigation.

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Saudi stocks rebound after initial drop on corruption probe

DUBAI, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The Saudi stock market rebounded into positive territory on Sunday after initially dropping sharply in response to a corruption inquiry that led to a string of detentions of prominent political and business figures.

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Pro-Catalonia independence parties seen winning most votes in election: poll

MADRID (Reuters) - Pro-Catalonia independence parties will combine for the most votes in regional election in December though may fall just short of a majority needed to revive the secession campaign, a poll showed on Sunday.

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Pro-Catalonia independence parties seen winning election: poll

MADRID (Reuters) - Pro-Catalonia independence parties will win the regional election in December but are unlikely to take a parliamentary majority, a survey published in La Vanguardia showed on Sunday.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi stocks drop after corruption probe detains businessmen, officials

DUBAI, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market fell in early trade on Sunday after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman moved to consolidate his power and crack down on corruption with a cabinet reshuffle and a string of detentions of prominent figures.

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Saudi stocks drop after corruption probe detains businessmen, officials

DUBAI, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market fell in early trade on Sunday after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman moved to consolidate his power and crack down on corruption with a Cabinet reshuffle and a string of detentions of prominent figures.

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Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed, former ministers detained in corruption probe

RIYADH, Nov 5 (Reuters) - One of Saudi Arabia's most prominent businessmen and a former finance minister are among dozens detained in a probe by a new anti-corruption body, a senior Saudi official said on Sunday.

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Billionaire Saudi prince Alwaleed detained in probe -official

DUBAI, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Billionaire Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns investment firm Kingdom Holding , is among people detained and under investigation by a new anti-corruption body, a senior Saudi official told Reuters on Sunday.

Civilian Casualties nytimes.com

U.S. Strikes Caused at Least 13 Civilian Casualties, Afghans Say

Residents of the restive province of Kunduz said the Taliban forced them to retrieve their dead after a night of fighting, when U.S. aircraft struck again, killing at least 13.

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Authorities increase marathon security

Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up security for the TCS New York City Marathon that is set to go on as planned in the wake of the worst terrorist attack to hit the city since September 11, 2001.

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UPDATE 2-Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc severed ties on Friday with Kevin Spacey, one of its biggest stars and the lead in its popular drama "House of Cards," after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against the Oscar-winning actor.

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Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey

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Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix severed ties with Kevin Spacey on Friday, saying it will not be involved in any production of "House of Cards" if the actor, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct, continues to appear in the show.

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UPDATE 1-Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Netflix severed ties with Kevin Spacey on Friday, saying it will not be involved in any production of "House of Cards" if the actor, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct, continues to appear in the show.

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Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations: Variety

LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Netflix severed ties with Kevin Spacey on Friday, saying it will not be involved in any production of "House of Cards" if the actor continues to appear in the show, Hollywood trade publication Variety reported.

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Authorities increase security for New York marathon

Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up security for the TCS New York City Marathon that is set to go on as planned Sunday in the wake of the worst terrorist attack to hit the city since September 11, 2001.

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

Op-Ed Columnist: The Sleazy Case Against Mueller’s Probe

The suggestion that the Steele dossier has been discredited is discreditable to the point of being dishonest.

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Manafort money laundering charge in Russia probe may face challenges

(Reuters) - When the lawyer for the former campaign manager of President Donald Trump attacked the money laundering charge brought against his client as flimsy, some legal experts say he may have pinpointed a potential weakness in the indictment by U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Doping-French laboratory suspended from anti-doping activities

(Reuters) - France's main anti-doping laboratory, already under a provisional ban, has been suspended from carrying out anti-doping activities for up to six months because of analytical issues, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. says Turkish gold trader facing Iran trial invoked Erdogan ties

NEW YORK, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A wealthy Turkish gold trader charged in the United States with violating U.S. sanctions against Iran sought support from and invoked the name of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to advance his business, U.S. prosecutors said.