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

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

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Jerry Jones vs. NFL: What's the worst that could happen to him?

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has picked a very public fight with the NFL over the pending extension of Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract.

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Bangladesh says it's in talks with Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation deal

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh is in negotiations with Myanmar aimed at a deal to repatriate Rohingya refugees and Dhaka's foreign minister will address the matter at talks in Myanmar this week, the Bangladeshi foreign ministry said on Sunday.

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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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Saudi Arabia, Arab allies in Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.

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Saudi Arabia, Arab allies to hold Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.

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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.

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New Analysis: At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet’s Future

This year’s United Nations climate talks have wrapped up, and there were few signs that countries are inclined to take urgent action.

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RPT-Pro-trade U.S. Republicans get nervous that NAFTA talks could fail

MEXICO CITY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Pro-trade Republicans in the U.S. Congress are growing worried that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to quit the NAFTA free trade deal entirely rather than negotiate a compromise that preserves its core benefits.

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Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Paris for talks with Macron

PARIS (Reuters) - Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri arrived in Paris on Saturday for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, a statement from Hariri's press office said.

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Governments keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Almost 200 nations kept a 2015 global agreement to tackle climate change on track on Saturday after marathon talks overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out.

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Pro-trade Republicans get nervous that NAFTA talks could fail

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Pro-trade Republicans in the U.S. Congress are growing worried that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to quit the NAFTA free trade deal entirely rather than negotiate a compromise that preserves its core benefits.

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Pro-trade U.S. Republicans get nervous that NAFTA talks could fail

MEXICO CITY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Pro-trade Republicans in the U.S. Congress are growing worried that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to quit the NAFTA free trade deal entirely rather than negotiate a compromise that preserves its core benefits.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico peso up on NAFTA talks, uncertainty over U.S. tax cuts

(Updates prices) SAO PAULO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso firmed on Friday amid expectations that ongoing NAFTA talks in Mexico City would adopt a slightly more deliberative tone than in the past and focus on low-impact issues. The peso, up 0.64 percent on the day, was also lifted by a weaker dollar that sank on mounting uncertainty over major tax cuts sought by U.S. President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress. Late on Thursday, Reuters reported that Canada is

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China fills part of U.S. void on climate without dominating talks

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - China has filled some of the void on climate change leadership left by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to quit the 2015 Paris climate pact by curbing its own greenhouse emissions and it has done so without seeking to dominate the talks, delegates said.

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Nations keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Nearly 200 nations made progress toward keeping a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change on track at United Nations talks ending on Friday despite a U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw.

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Financial firms stall settlement talks amid U.S. consumer watchdog upheaval

* Prospect of Trump appointee puts firms on enforcement front foot

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

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

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Merkel's conservatives offer Greens compromise to salvage talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's would-be coalition partners resumed talks on Friday after all-night negotiations failed to produce a breakthrough, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives saying they would compromise further on climate change policies to secure a deal.

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Ireland not ready to let Brexit talks move to stage 2: minister

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is not ready to allow talks on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union to move to the second phase next month, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday.

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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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Stitch Fix Prepares an I.P.O. in the Shadow of Amazon

The online retailer is a rarity: A start-up that has been profitable. But investors will have to decide if it can compete with the e-commerce behemoth.

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

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

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German coalition talks flounder as disagreements persist

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition dragged into the wee hours of Friday, with some participants warning that differences on climate, migration and finances could still cause the talks to collapse.

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

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

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Comcast Said to Be in Talks to Buy 21st Century Fox Assets

The cable giant is discussing acquiring the Fox movie studio, the FX network, regional sports channels and a vast overseas TV distribution business.

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Comcast in talks to buy 21st Century Fox

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Toshiba in talks to sell PC operations to Asus: Nikkei‍​

(Reuters) - Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp has entered into negotiations to sell its personal computer operations to Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc, the Nikkei reported on Friday.

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Trump adviser says past U.S. emissions a 'distraction' in fixing climate

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Many nations' view that the United States should do more to fight climate change because it is the biggest historical emitter is a "distraction" from technological innovation, an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday.

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A More Conciliatory Tone on Climate from the U.S. at Global Talks

In a brief address at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, a State Department official mentions climate change and not coal, drawing (polite) applause.

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BRIEF-BROWN-FORMAN INCREASES CASH DIVIDEND BY 8.2 PERCENT

* BROWN-FORMAN CORP - ‍INCREASED QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND ON ITS CLASS A AND CLASS B COMMON STOCK BY 8.2% TO 19 3/4 CENTS PER SHARE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Poland aims to sign global climate deal amendment this year

WARSAW (Reuters) - Coal-reliant Poland aims to ratify an amendment to the Kyoto Protocol on carbon emissions this year, making it possible for the European Union to back the pact unanimously, the country's environment ministry said on Thursday.

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Nineteen nations say they'll use more bioenergy to slow climate change

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - China and 18 other nations representing half the world's population said on Thursday they planned to increase the use of wood and other plant matter from sustainable sources to generate energy as part of efforts to limit climate change.

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Climate change denial or indifference are 'perverse attitudes': pope

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Denying climate change or being indifferent to its effects are "perverse attitudes" that block research and dialogue aimed at protecting the future of the planet, Pope Francis said on Thursday.

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Mattis sees opportunity for talks if North Korea halts missile tests, development

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday there could be an opportunity for talks between North Korea and the United States if Pyongyang stopped testing and developing its nuclear and missile programs.

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Merkel, facing long night, says German coalition talks can work

BERLIN (Reuters) - Talks on forming a new German coalition government "can work", Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday ahead of a long night of negotiations at which she must forge a three-way alliance or risk seeing her 12-year stint in power come to an end.

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U.N. Climate Fund Promised Billions to Poor Nations. For Some, the Wait Is Long.

The Green Climate Fund was meant to help developing countries tackle climate change, but many of the most vulnerable nations have not seen any grants.

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Chinese envoy heads to North Korea for rare talks

A senior Chinese diplomat will travel to North Korea on Friday as a "special envoy" of Chinese president Xi Jinping amid growing pressure on Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear and missile program.

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Meredith, Time Inc restart deal talks with Koch brothers' support: NYT

(Reuters) - Time Inc is in talks with Meredith Corp again to sell itself in a potential deal backed by billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch, the New York Times reported.

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Meredith, Time Inc restart deal talks with Koch brothers' support -NYT

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Time Inc is in talks with Meredith Corp again to sell itself in a potential deal backed by billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch, the New York Times reported.

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NFL: Jerry Jones is hurting the league

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Koch Brothers Said to Back Time Inc. Deal Talks With Meredith

The billionaire Koch brothers are said to have tentatively agreed to support the publisher Meredith’s offer with an equity injection of more than $500 million.

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BRIEF-Koch brothers said to back Time Inc deal talks with Meredith- NYT, citing sources‍​

* Koch brothers said to back time inc deal talks with meredith - NYT, citing sources‍​ Source text : http://nyti.ms/2iZYcqu Further company coverage:

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Jerry Jones Is Scolded for ‘Antics’ in Letter From Fellow Owners

The letter condemned Jones, the Cowboys’ owner, for “conduct detrimental to the league” because of his efforts to derail negotiations to extend the commissioner’s contract.

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Editorial: Mr. Trump Casts a Shadow Over the AT&T-Time Warner Deal

He politicizes everything he touches, so unless his appointees act with utmost integrity they will be tainted as his henchmen.

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At U.N. Climate Conference, Treading Lightly Around the Americans

Delegates at climate talks in Bonn are keeping their opinions to themselves about President Trump’s vow to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

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France, Germany urge more action on climate after Trump quits

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - The leaders of Germany and France promised to limit the use of coal on Wednesday and urged more global action to combat global warming after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 Paris agreement.

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France, Germany urge more action on climate after US pullout

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany and France promised to limit the use of coal on Wednesday and urged more global action to limit climate change after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 Paris agreement.

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EU ministers to look at climate deal amendment options without Poland: sources

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - The EU may need to find a way to ratify the global agreement that governs cuts in greenhouse gas emissions over the next three years without Poland, whose widespread use of coal to generate power may scupper its involvement, EU sources said.

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Climate action by China, India to offset Trump: study

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Global warming is likely to be slightly less severe than previously expected thanks to stronger climate policies by China and India that will offset less U.S. action under President Donald Trump, a study showed on Wednesday.

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Why China Wants to Lead on Climate, but Clings to Coal (for Now)

Emissions are rising in China. Still, it’s on track to meet the commitments it made under the Paris climate accord.

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China's top climate official rules out carbon futures, tax: media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's top climate official has ruled out any immediate introduction of carbon futures as well as a carbon tax to help the country finance efforts to cut climate-warming greenhouse gases, the official China News Service reported late on Tuesday.

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What's driving Jerry Jones' beef with Roger Goodell

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Syria formally joins Paris climate agreement: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria has formally jointed the 2015 Paris deal aimed at slowing climate change, the United Nations said on Tuesday, leaving the United States as the only country opposed to the pact.

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Germany, Britain inject $153 million in Amazon climate change fight

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Germany and Britain will provide a combined $153 million to expand programs to fight climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, according to a statement from the Brazilian government on Tuesday.

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China calls for advancing free trade talks with South Korea, Japan

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called on Tuesday for advancing free trade agreement talks between China, Japan and South Korea, state news agency Xinhua reported.

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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.

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South China Sea code of conduct talks to be 'stabilizer' for region: China premier

MANILA (Reuters) - China's agreement to begin discussions with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on the fine print of a code of conduct framework for the disputed South China Sea will be a "stabilizer" for the region, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Protesters Jeer as Trump Team Promotes Coal at U.N. Climate Talks

The Trump administration’s debut at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany, was met with heckling, noisy protest and harsh questions.

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Bombardier in talks with EgyptAir for $1.1 billion CSeries deal: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Canadian plane-and-train-maker Bombardier Inc  is in advanced talks with EgyptAir over a potential $1.1 billion order for CSeries jets, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Protesters disrupt U.S. pro-coal event at U.N. climate talks

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Protesters disrupted a pro-coal presentation by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration at climate change talks in Germany on Monday where almost 200 nations are trying to shift the world economy off fossil fuels.

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Ghana opens talks with Exxon on deepwater drilling contract -deputy energy minister

ACCRA, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Ghana has opened talks with Exxon Mobil Corp to allow the U.S. oil firm to undertake deepwater exploration off the West African nation's coast, a deputy energy minister said on Monday.

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Protesters interrupt U.S. pro-coal event at U.N. climate talks

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Protesters interrupted a U.S. event to promote fossil fuels and nuclear power at 200-nation climate talks on Monday, saying the world should instead shift to renewable energies under the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

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German court gives initial backing to hear climate activist's suit against RWE

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court on Monday gave its initial backing to hearing a lawsuit by a climate activist suing energy utility RWE for its role in causing climate change, in a test case other environmentalists will be watching closely.

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Keeping Score: Can the Browns Win a Game This Season?

Cleveland is 0-9. And with the schedule it has left, an 0-16 finish is looming.

The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992 (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Tina Brown’s ‘Vanity Fair Diaries’ Recall a Glossier Time

Brown’s new book is an edited version of the diaries she kept while presiding over the high-powered magazine at a time when editors still had time and money to burn.

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AIRSHOW-India's Jet Airways in "serious talks" for 75 more Boeing 737 Max planes

DUBAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Indian airline Jet Airways is in "serious discussions" about ordering a further 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, having already ordered 75, chairman and founder Naresh Goyal told Reuters at the Dubai Airshow on Monday.

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Greens hold out on climate in German coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Environmental policy dominated negotiations on forming a new German coalition on Friday, as the Greens pushed their would-be partners for a quicker exit from coal power.

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Seeking to slow climate change, lawsuits look to the constitution

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Climate activists will argue in an Oslo court this week that Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional, in an emerging branch of law where plaintiffs are trying to enlist a nation's founding principles to limit warming.

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MOVES-RBC investor, treasury unit hires former J.P. Morgan exec David Brown

Nov 13 (Reuters) - RBC Investor & Treasury Services (I&TS), a Royal Bank of Canada unit, appointed David Brown managing director and head of global client coverage, Australia.

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Remembrance Day, Climate Talks: Your Monday Briefing

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

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Venezuela's Maduro dismisses default possibility on eve of debt talks

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday the country would never default on its debt, a day before debt talks with creditors that will be overseen by two officials under sanction by the United States.

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With Iraqi-Kurdish Talks Stalled, Phone Diplomacy Averts New Clashes

Informal talks continue amid public acrimony, but the precise roles of some of the participants are elusive. So is a breakthrough.

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Merkel urges compromises as coalition talks enter final stretch

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged party leaders negotiating a tricky three-way coalition government to show more willingness to compromise, as support for her conservative bloc plunged to the lowest level in more than six years.

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AIRSHOW-Bombardier in talks to reshuffle Delta CSeries deliveries

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc is in talks to reshuffle Delta Air Line CSeries delivery slots with other customers in case a trade dispute holds up the U.S. carrier's order, a senior executive said on Sunday.

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AIRSHOW-Russia, UAE in early talks to build civil aircraft – Rostec CEO

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Russia has initiated preliminary talks with the United Arab Emirates for joint production of a civil aircraft in the Gulf state, the head of Russia's state-owned defence company said on Sunday.

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Britain won't offer a new figure on Brexit bill to unlock talks: minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock talks.

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Support for Merkel's conservatives falls to 6-yr low ahead of crunch coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has fallen to the lowest level in more than six years, according to a poll on Sunday, as they prepare for more talks on a coalition deal with the environmentalist Greens and a pro-business party.

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No figure on cost of Brexit offered to unlock talks, British minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock talks.

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U.S. to promote 'universal access' to fossil fuels at climate talks

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The United States hopes to promote wider use of fossil fuels at a global meeting on climate change next week, a White House official said, reflecting the gaping divide between Washington and the rest of the world on the issue of global warming.

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EU agreed no sum needed to move talks forward: British Brexit minister

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union agreed that Britain would not have to come up with a figure for a financial deal to leave the bloc before moving talks on to discuss a trade deal, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday.

Global Warming nytimes.com

As U.S. Sheds Role as Climate Change Leader, Who Will Fill the Void?

After President Trump’s announced withdrawal from the Paris accord, a number of national and local leaders have emerged as climate change champions.

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Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran rejected on Sunday a call by French President Emmanuel Macron for talks on Tehran's ballistic missiles, saying they were defensive and unrelated to a nuclear agreement with world powers.

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Saudi Arabia says remains committed to climate accord

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia remains committed to the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, the energy minister for the world's top oil exporter said on Saturday.

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Merkel tries to bridge climate gap as coalition talks heat up

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany should lead the fight against climate change and cut emissions without destroying jobs, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, treading a fine line as she tries to clinch a coalition deal with environmentalist and pro-business parties.

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Trump probably can't be swayed to stay in climate pact: Gore

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany, Japan and other U.S. allies are unlikely ever to persuade President Donald Trump to drop his plan to quit the Paris climate agreement, former U.S. vice president Al Gore predicted on Saturday.

Global Warming nytimes.com

A Shadow Delegation Stalks the Official U.S. Team at Climate Talks

Al Gore, Jerry Brown and Michael R. Bloomberg are in Bonn, Germany, telling other countries that the United States is still serious about climate change.

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Merkel tries to bridge climate gap as coalition talks get serious

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday industrialized countries must increase their efforts to fight climate change and Germany should lead by example by showing that ambitious emission targets could be achieved without destroying jobs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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TPP trade pact in disarray as Canada holds up talks

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Efforts to revive the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal foundered on Friday when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau failed to show up for a meeting to agree a path forward without the United States.

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Russian retailer M.Video in preliminary talks with Alibaba: spokesman

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's largest electronics retailer M.Video is in preliminary talks with Chinese online retail giant Alibaba about possible cooperation, an M.Video spokesman said on Friday.

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In 'Fiji-on-the-Rhine', islanders stress climate risks

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Fiji has turned a tiny part of Germany into a tropical Pacific island as it leads global negotiations on climate change, securing a stage for islanders' worries about rising sea levels.

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Actor talks trash and Trump: 4 unfiltered rants

Michael Rapaport and Donald Trump are both native New Yorkers who can run circles around their opponents when it comes to talking trash, but the self-described "MVP of talking trash," is now taking on the President, who he describes as "the worst New Yorker ever."

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Euro budget, ESM, banking union stances unresolved in German talks: document

BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government remain divided on the issue of a euro zone budget, Europe's banking union and its ESM bailout fund ahead of a meeting of party leaders later on Friday, according to a draft paper on Europe seen by Reuters.

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What’s at Stake in the Bonn Climate Talks?

The talks in Bonn, Germany, will play a significant role in the world’s response to climate change. But what, exactly, is going on? Here are some answers.

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Ireland says still 'a way to go' before agreement on Irish issues in Brexit talks

DUBLIN (Reuters) - There is a still "a way to go" in negotiations between Britain and the European Union before enough progress on Irish issues has been made to move on to the next phase of Brexit talks, Ireland's foreign minister said on Friday.

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Trump praises 'productive' China talks, but tough action seen ahead

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump lauded his Beijing meetings on trade and North Korea as "very productive", ending a visit which Chinese media declared set a "new blueprint" for handling ties, even as the White House looks set for tougher action on China.

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Fiji spending soars to battle climate risks

(Reuters) - Fiji warned on Friday it faces soaring costs to protect itself from climate change and called on the world to do more to curb carbon emissions to protect poor island nations from the increasing threat of floods and cyclones.

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Mexico's Alpek says entered final talks over power plants sale

MEXICO CITY, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Mexico's Alpek said on Thursday that it had entered into a 60-day period with ContourGlobal to negotiate final agreements for potential sale of cogeneration power plants in Mexico. (Reporting by Mexico City Newsroom)

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Anti-Trump U.S. coalition tells U.N. climate talks: 'we're still in'

BONN (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. cities, companies and other groups said on Thursday that many in the United States remained committed to the 2015 Paris climate agreement despite plans by U.S. President Donald Trump to pull out.

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Boxing: Hearn confirms start of Joshua-Wilder talks

LONDON (Reuters) - A heavyweight world title fight between Britain's Anthony Joshua and U.S. rival Deontay Wilder has moved a step closer after promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed contract talks would begin on Thursday.

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How Donald Trump talks about attacks

A look at the President's on camera statements after mass shootings and terrorist attacks.

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Tillerson says no decision yet on Trump-Putin formal talks

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday there has been no decision on whether President Donald Trump will have formal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit in Vietnam which begins later this week.

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TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Talks on pushing ahead the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal without the United States reached a critical point on Thursday as ministers from the 11 countries discussed a proposed agreement in principle.

Disasters and Emergencies nytimes.com

Trump Ignores Climate Change. That’s Very Bad for Disaster Planners.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is trying to prepare for bigger floods even as the White House is hostile to talking about climate change.

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Trump environmental nominees question climate science

President Donald Trump's picks for two key environmental jobs were chided by Democrats on Wednesday for their positions questioning the science behind climate change.

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Jerry Jones Is Said to Hire David Boies to Block Roger Goodell’s Contract

The owner of the Cowboys is threatening to sue the N.F.L and several owners over efforts to extend Goodell’s contract, according to people within the league.

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JPMorgan chief held private talks with UK's May, Hammond-Sky News

Nov 8 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, held private talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May and finance minister Philip Hammond on Wednesday, Sky News reported.

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Emerging nations urge rich to kick-start climate pact before 2020

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Emerging nations pressed developed countries on Wednesday to step up cuts in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 to kick-start the Paris climate agreement, saying the rich were wrongly focused on 2030 goals.

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Myanmar warns U.N. scolding could harm talks with Bangladesh on Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar warned on Wednesday that a scolding delivered by the U.N. Security Council could "seriously harm" its talks with Bangladesh over returning home more than 600,000 people who fled to escape a Myanmar military crackdown.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Commerce Secretary says Trump-Xi talks will address trade imbalances

BEIJING, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Meetings between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing this week will focus on addressing trade imbalances between the two countries, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday.

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A year in: U.S. stock market under Trump's shadow

NEW YORK (Reuters) - One year ago, when it became clear that Republican Donald Trump had pulled a historic upset to defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton to the U.S. presidency, futures in the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled nearly 900 points.

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Stop debating climate change, start combating it

With the news Tuesday that Syria has officially joined the Paris climate agreement, the United States, under President Trump, will stand as the lone dissenting country when diplomats gather in Germany this week to hammer out the details for implementing the accord.

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BRIEF-Brookfield is holding preliminary talks about GGP takeover - CNBC citing Bloomberg

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Syria joins climate deal. US stands alone

The United States is now a party of one in its stance on climate change.

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Sky investor Odey opposes Fox bid as Disney talks fuel uncertainty

LONDON (Reuters) - Investor Crispin Odey said he opposed Twenty-First Century Fox's $15 billion bid for Sky after a report of separate talks between Rupert Murdoch and Walt Disney Co added more uncertainty to a takeover facing regulatory hurdles.

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Kenya's Odinga says constitutional review, talks will pave way out of crisis

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Tuesday he wants an interim government to run the country for six months while the constitution is reviewed to curb the president's authority.

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Syria Joins Paris Climate Accord, Leaving Only U.S. Opposed

Syria announced Tuesday it would sign the Paris agreement. Now the United States stands alone among nations on climate change.

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Trump not invited to Paris December climate change summit for now, says France

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who pulled his country out of the 2015 Paris climate change deal, is "for the time being" not invited to a climate change summit due to be held in the French capital in December, an official in President Emmanuel Macron's office said.

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Sky falls as report of Disney-Fox talks increase deal uncertainty

LONDON (Reuters) - A report that Rupert Murdoch held talks about selling film and television assets to Walt Disney Co added another layer of uncertainty to his $14.5 billion bid to buy all of Britain's Sky .

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Joe Biden Talks About His New Memoir, ‘Promise Me, Dad’

The former vice president writes about facing the death of his son Beau, deciding not to pursue a presidential run and dealing with foreign crises.

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UPDATE 1-Imperial Brands' vaping efforts overshadow earnings miss

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Imperial Brands announced a step-up in its vaping strategy on Tuesday, including tests of tobacco-heating products, as the British tobacco firm tries to keep pace with larger rivals.

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Germany's Greens drop key demands ahead of crunch coalition talks

* Co-leaders don't insist on fixed date for coal-fired plants

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Disney Said to Have Held Talks to Acquire 21st Century Fox Assets

The two media companies are no longer talking, but a deal, which may still be in the works, would make sense for Disney, analysts said.

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Trump arrives in South Korea for talks on nukes, trade

OSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump landed in South Korea on Tuesday, the second leg of his 12-day Asia trip dominated by the North Korean nuclear standoff.

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

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

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

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

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Merkel wants progress in coalition talks in 10 days

BERLIN (Reuters) - Immigration and climate policy are the most contentious issues in exploratory negotiations between three parties seeking to form Germany's next government, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday, adding that she wants proper talks to start in 10 days.

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21st Century Fox shares soar after report of sale talks with Disney

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

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

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

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

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

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

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U.N. warns of heat as climate talks seek action despite Trump

BONN (Reuters) - This year will be among the three hottest on record, the United Nations said on Monday, as almost 200 countries started talks in Germany to bolster a global climate accord that the United States plans to quit.

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Sprint shares plunge after T-Mobile merger talks called off

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

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Altice agreement 'not contingent' on T-Mobile talks failing: Sprint CFO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp's wireless partnership with Altice USA was not contingent on merger talks with T-Mobile US Inc failing, the chief financial officer of the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier said on Monday.

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U.N. warns on heat as climate talks hear pleas for action

BONN (Reuters) - This year will be among the three hottest on record, the United Nations said on Monday as almost 200 countries began talks in Germany to bolster a global climate accord that the United States plans to quit.

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HSBC pledges $100 billion of finance by 2025 to combat climate change

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in financing and investment by 2025 to help combat climate change, the bank said on Monday.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: The Climate Risks We Face

The further we push the climate system, the greater the risks of potentially unforeseen and catastrophic changes.

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Bonn talks test global resolve to fix climate, without Trump

OSLO (Reuters) - Governments will try to bolster a 2015 pact to combat climate change at annual talks in Germany from Monday strained by President Donald Trump's plan to pull out and instead promote the U.S. coal and oil industries.

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Prosecutors: Manafort needs to detail finances further in bail talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller pushed back on Sunday against Paul Manafort's efforts to avoid house arrest, arguing that President Donald Trump's former campaign manager needed to further detail the finances behind his proposed $12 million bail agreement.

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Trump in Japan stresses unity on North Korea; talks trade, too

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and "no dictator" should underestimate U.S. resolve.

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China may grasp climate leadership at U.N. talks with Trump pulling out

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - China has a chance to assert leadership of a global plan to combat global warming this week at the first U.N. climate talks since U.S. President Donald Trump decided to quit the 195-nation Paris Agreement, delegates say.

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Germany's Greens overtake liberals in poll as coalition talks continue

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's environmentalist Green party polled at its highest level this year in a survey published on Sunday, overtaking Chancellor Angela Merkel's other would-be coalition partner as talks to form a new government continued.

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Saudi Finance Ministry says crackdown preserves investment climate

RIYADH, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Finance Ministry said on Sunday that the kingdom's decision to set up an anti-corruption committee and detain prominent figures enhanced confidence in the rule of law, Al Arabiya television reported.

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NFL: Browns lineman Thomas in for bumper pay rise - report

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Browns are making Joe Thomas the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL for 2018 with a restructured contract, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on Saturday.

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Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless company to rival market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own.

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UPDATE 4-Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless company to rival market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own.

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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Sprint and T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless to rival market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own.

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Sprint and T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless to rival to market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Sprint and T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless to rival to market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own.

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T-Mobile to pursue growth after Sprint talks end - Deutsche Telekom

FRANKFURT, Nov 4 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US will pursue a growth strategy in the United States after ending merger talks with Sprint Corp on Saturday, majority owner Deutsche Telekom said.

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Thousands march against coal ahead of climate conference in Bonn

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Bonn on Saturday to call for the phasing out of coal as a source of power ahead of global talks on climate change in the German city next week.

Global Warming nytimes.com

News Analysis: A Climate Science Report That Changes Minds? Don’t Bet on It

Opinions on climate change largely follow partisan lines and a dire new report is unlikely to reset the political debate.

Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Once Formidable, Taiwan’s Military Now Overshadowed by China’s

Beijing’s rapid modernization of its armed forces — and uncertainty over America’s commitment — has tilted the military balance against the island.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Our Moral Opportunity on Climate Change

Reducing the causes of climate change is a way to love our neighbor and steward the gift of creation.

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Chipmaker Marvell Technology in talks to buy Cavium: Wall Street Journal

(Reuters) - Marvell Technology Group Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Cavium Inc - a deal that would create a chipmaker worth about $14 billion, Wall Street Journal reported.

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Chipmaker Marvell Technology in talks to buy Cavium - WSJ

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Marvell Technology Group Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Cavium Inc - a deal that would create a chipmaker worth about $14 billion, Wall Street Journal reported.

Hambleton, Richard (1952-2017) nytimes.com

Richard Hambleton, ‘Shadowman’ of the ’80s Art Scene, Dies at 65

His spectral silhouettes appeared mysteriously on buildings in Manhattan — “I painted the town black,” he said — but his work also drew notice abroad.

National Climate Assessment nytimes.com

What the Climate Report Says About the Impact of Global Warming

Climate change is affecting the United States more than ever, and the impacts on people and the economy are expected to increase, a draft section of the National Climate Assessment says.

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In clash with Trump, U.S. report says humans cause climate change

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The rapid pace of global climate change is almost certainly driven by human activity, according to a U.S. government report, which contradicts assertions by President Donald Trump and members of his administration.

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Trump administration report attributes climate change to 'human activities'

A significant federal government study released Friday finds "no convincing alternative explanation" for the changing climate other than "human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases."

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Future global climate depends on greenhouse gas emissions: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global warming is highly likely caused by human activity, specifically the emission of greenhouse gasses, and global temperatures will depend heavily on how much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere, according to a report by a group of more than 50 U.S. government scientists released on Friday.

Global Warming nytimes.com

U.S. Report Says Humans Cause Climate Change, Contradicting Top Trump Officials

A report from 13 federal agencies says humans are the main cause of global warming, a position at odds with some in the Trump administration.

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BRIEF-Blackberry in talks with Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover for software deal- WSJ

* Blackberry in talks with Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover for software deal- WSJ, citing sources Source text : http://on.wsj.com/2Agzg5T Further company coverage:

New York City Marathon nytimes.com

Your Race Against Time: How Climate Affects the Marathon

The fastest times are run on cool days, so what happens when those become fewer?

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm FX down as U.S. economic data overshadows wages

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies weakened on Friday after upbeat data on U.S. services and manufacturing overshadowed tepid wage growth. U.S. services activity rose at the fastest pace since August 2005 in October, according to the ISM report on the nation's non-manufacturing sector, easily outpacing analysts' expectations. Along with data showing rising factory orders, the report fueled hopes of increasing strength in the U.S. economy t

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Merkel believes parties can bridge differences in coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she believes the three party groups trying to form a new German coalition government face more difficult talks but she believes they can bridge their differences.

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UPDATE 1-T-Mobile and Sprint work to save merger talks -WSJ

FRANKFURT, Nov 3 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US and Sprint are working to salvage their $74 billion merger and could reach a deal within weeks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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T-Mobile and Sprint work to save merger talks: WSJ

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - T-Mobile US and Sprint are working to salvage their $74 billion merger and could reach a deal within weeks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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T-Mobile and Sprint work to save merger talks -WSJ

FRANKFURT, Nov 3 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US and Sprint are working to salvage their $74 billion merger and could reach a deal within weeks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Foster the People talks 'Pumped Up Kicks' and gun violence

When Foster the People's anti-gun violence anthem, "Pumped Up Kicks," was released in 2010, it quickly went viral. But not everyone immediately noticed the cautionary tale about gun violence that lead singer Mark Foster relates in the lyrics:

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RenTech's Mercer to step down from fund, talks politics in letter

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Robert Mercer, a major backer of conservative causes, said on Thursday he plans to step down as co-chief executive of Renaissance Technologies and will sell his...

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NAFTA talks causing business uncertainty: Rio Tinto executive

OTTAWA, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The current state of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact is creating uncertainty among businesses and could hurt investments and growth, Rio Tinto Aluminium chief executive Alf Barrios said on Wednesday.

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

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

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Team USA talks up Pyeongchang over threats, distractions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - So far next year's Winter Olympics have kicked up more buzz about the threat of flying missiles than athletic excellence and U.S. Olympic officials sought to put the focus back on the sport at a 100-day countdown in Times Square on Wednesday.

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Quarter of oil refineries risk closure under climate goals -report

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - A quarter of the world's oil refineries risk closure by 2035 if governments meet targets to limit fossil fuel burning in the fight against global warming, a report released on Thursday said.

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UPM wraps up talks on infrastructure for new Uruguay pulp plant

HELSINKI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Finnish pulp and paper maker UPM has concluded months of talks with Uruguay on infrastructure improvements for a new pulp plant project in the South American country.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Australia Has a Climate Change Lesson for the World

You can ignore it if you wish, but you cannot outrun it.

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TPP talks without U.S. near final stretch ahead of APEC

URAYASU, Japan (Reuters) - The 11 remaining nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States edged towards sealing a comprehensive free trade pact after New Zealand agreed to amend laws that are not subject to TPP, to enable its ban on foreign home purchases.

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MOVES-Wealth manager Brown Shipley names Alan Mathewson new CEO

Nov 1 (Reuters) - UK-based wealth management firm Brown Shipley and Co Ltd named Alan Mathewson as its chief executive, effective April next year.

Murkowski, Lisa nytimes.com

An Alaska Senator Wants to Fight Climate Change and Drill for Oil, Too

Senator Lisa Murkowski’s views will take center stage this week in a hearing on opening an Arctic wildlife area to oil drilling.

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Northern Ireland power-sharing talks to extend into Wednesday

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's main political parties are to continue talks aimed at restoring the British region's devolved government on Wednesday, a British government official said, in an apparent extension of a deadline for a deal.

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Britain accelerates Brexit plans, divorce talks also to speed up

LONDON/BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Britain is accelerating preparations for "all eventualities" when it leaves the European Union, but both sides are hopeful an agreement on stepping up talks to unravel more than 40 years of partnership will be sealed soon.

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Britain accelerates Brexit plans, talks also to speed up

LONDON/BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Britain is accelerating preparations for "all eventualities" when it leaves the European Union, but both sides are hopeful an agreement on stepping up talks to unravel more than 40 years of partnership will be sealed soon.

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Brexit minister says 'basic' EU deal likely even if trade talks fail

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday he believed Britain would agree some kind of basic deal with the European Union, even in the "very improbable" eventuality that they fail to agree a trade deal.

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Chris Brown drops new album with 45 tracks

Chris Brown dropped his latest album on Tuesday morning, but if you have plans to listen to it in full, you better grab a seat.

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In a Volatile Climate on Campus, Professors Teach on Tenterhooks

Amid identity politics and the partisan divide, faculty members struggle to manage testy exchanges and potential attacks, sometimes on them.

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U.S. business group worries Trump unprepared for commercial talks with China

BEIJING (Reuters) - A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Tuesday it was concerned U.S. President Donald Trump's administration was not making sufficient preparation for talks on imbalances in the bilateral economic relationship ahead of his November visit.

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UPDATE 5-SoftBank, Deutsche Telekom hit wall in Sprint, T-Mobile talks -sources

Oct 30 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp and Deutsche Telekom AG have reached an impasse in their talks to merge Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, sources said, sending shares in the Japanese Internet giant sliding.

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Climate change harms health worldwide as millions swelter: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change has caused severe harm to human health since the year 2000 by stoking more heat waves, the spread of some mosquito-borne diseases and under-nutrition as crops fail, scientists said on Tuesday.

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British government extends Northern Ireland talks deadline

BELFAST (Reuters) - The British government on Monday extended by 24 hours a deadline for Northern Ireland's political parties to re-establish a devolved regional executive and avoid London setting the region's annual budget for the first time in a decade.

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Climate change already a health emergency, experts warn

Climate change is already affecting the health of populations around the world, but things are set to get worse if adequate changes aren't made, according to an international consortium of climate experts.

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SoftBank, Deutsche Telekom hit wall in Sprint, T-Mobile talks: sources

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp and Deutsche Telekom AG have reached an impasse in their talks to merge Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc over how many shares each would hold in the combined company, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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UPDATE 4-SoftBank, Deutsche Telekom hit wall in Sprint, T-Mobile talks -sources

Oct 30 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp and Deutsche Telekom AG have reached an impasse in their talks to merge Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc over how many shares each would hold in the combined company, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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German parties start to find common ground in coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Parties seeking to form Germany's next government found common ground in areas of social policy and digital infrastructure on Monday, but remain far apart on issues that provoked stormy clashes last week.