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Dimitrov snaps Sock jinx, rises to world number three

LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov stood one win away from the biggest title of his career on Saturday after ending his Jack Sock jinx to reach the final of the season-ending ATP Finals at the 02 Arena.

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Thousands take to the streets in protest

Thousands of Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on November 18 to protest President Robert Mugabe and demand that he step down.

Demonstrations, Protests and Riots nytimes.com

‘Mugabe Must Go’: Thousands in Zimbabwe Rally Against Leader

Tens of thousands of people marched alongside soldiers on tanks and called for President Robert Mugabe to step down after a military takeover.

Human Trafficking nytimes.com

Slavery Ensnares Thousands in U.K. Here’s One Teenage Girl’s Story.

Across Britain, vulnerable adults and children — both citizens and migrants — have become victims of modern slavery. A teenager trapped by a drug gang tells what happened to her.

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Mugabe supporters: 'It's as if their father has died'

The capital may be where Zimbabwe's political drama is playing out, but beyond the city limits, communities of traditional Mugabe supporters are coming to terms with its implications.

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Rohingya rape victim: It would be good if I too died'

The slash marks on Rashida Begum's neck have turned into dark, red scars.

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Former world No. 1 golfer hospitalized

Former world No. 1 golfer Luke Donald has been hospitalized following a bout of chest pains and will not return to the course until 2018.

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World stocks claw back losses but set for second weekly fall

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks continued to claw back losses on Friday after spending much of the week in the red, boosted by signs of progress in U.S. tax reform and strong corporate results.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks claw back losses but set for second weekly fall

LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - World stocks continued to claw back losses on Friday after spending much of the week in the red, boosted by signs of progress in U.S. tax reform and strong corporate results.

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Mexico enacts law to help find thousands missing in gang violence

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Thursday undertook to focus more resources on the search for missing people, the number of which has grown dramatically in recent years as gang violence has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

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UN pleads for end of Yemen blockade or 'untold thousands' will die

GENEVA (Reuters) - The heads of three U.N. agencies urged the Saudi-led military coalition on Thursday to lift its blockade of Yemen, warning that "untold thousands" would die if it stayed in place.

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World Bank's US$2bn 10-year is "spot on"

LONDON, Nov 16 (IFR) - The World Bank capitalised on a small rise in US Treasury yields to bring a US$2bn 10-year, taking advantage of one of the last windows for the year ahead of the expected Fed hike next month.

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U.N. pleads for end of Yemen blockade or 'untold thousands' will die

GENEVA (Reuters) - The heads of three U.N. agencies issued a fresh plea on Thursday for the Saudi-led military coalition to lift its blockade on Yemen, saying that without aid shipments "untold thousands of innocent victims, among them many children, will die".

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UPDATE 2-Televisa, Globo paid FIFA bribes for 2026/2030 World Cup rights -trial witness

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Wednesday that Mexico's Grupo Televisa and Brazil's Globo took part in a $15 million bribe to a FIFA executive to secure media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments.

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The world's first 'space nation' takes flight

The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.

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UPDATE 1-Televisa, Globo paid FIFA bribes for 2026/2030 World Cup rights -trial witness

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Wednesday that Mexico's Grupo Televisa and Brazil's Globo took part in a $15 million bribe to a FIFA executive to secure media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments.

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Televisa, Globo paid FIFA bribes for 2026/2030 World Cup rights: trial witness

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Wednesday that Mexico's Grupo Televisa and Brazil's Globo took part in a $15 million bribe to a FIFA executive to secure media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments.

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President paints his trip through Asia as a huge success that restored US standing in the world

President Donald Trump, fresh off a five-country swing through Asia, sought Wednesday to cast his first 10 months on the world stage as an unmitigated success, claiming a "great American comeback" that has restored the US's standing in the world.

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Thousands mourn nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

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

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Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco

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

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

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

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Rugby: France named surprise host of 2023 Rugby World Cup

LONDON (Reuters) - France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup in a huge surprise after the Council of the sport's governing body went against the recommendations of an extensive evaluation report in a secret ballot on Wednesday.

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Inside the Truce Village Where a North Korean Soldier Defected

It’s the only spot in the DMZ where soldiers from the North and South stand just feet from one another. It’s also one of the few where someone could make a break for it.

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The world looks to America to defend press freedom

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Jedinak hat-trick sends Australia to World Cup soccer

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Captain Mile Jedinak led the way with a second-half hat-trick as Australia brushed aside Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to secure a place at next year's World Cup finals.

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Australia beat Honduras 3-1 to qualify for World Cup soccer

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia beat Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russia.

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‘I Am Alive’: Survivors of Iran Earthquake Mourn as Government Scrambles to Help

A New York Times correspondent visited villages in western Iran near the epicenter of Sunday night’s earthquake.

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Where rights stand on same-sex marriage around the world

Australia has voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Here's where rights stand on same-sex marriage around the world.

World Cup (Soccer) nytimes.com

Italy Fails to Qualify for the World Cup, and a Nation Mourns

For the soccer-crazed country, it was perhaps the lowest point in 60 years — a humiliation, wrapped in a tragedy, enveloped in an apocalypse.

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Shock and grief in Italy as World Cup soccer dream implodes

ROME (Reuters) - Italians, who consider a spot in the World Cup finals a virtual birthright, slumped into collective despair on Tuesday after the national team failed to win a place among soccer's elite for the first time in 60 years.

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Another major team fails to qualify for World Cup

Take a look at 24 amazing sports photos from November 7 through November 13.

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BRIEF-TRANS WORLD CORP REPORTS Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.01

* TRANS WORLD CORPORATION ANNOUNCES 2017 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS

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Neymar can lead Brazil to World Cup glory, says Roberto Carlos

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Brazil are among the favorites for next year's World Cup in Russia and Neymar can lead the South American nation to their sixth title, former winner Roberto Carlos said on Tuesday.

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CORRECTED-BRIEF-GE expects 25 pct reduction of corporate staff worldwide this year, largely completed - CFO (Nov. 13)

* General Electric Co expects 25 percent reduction of corporate staff worldwide this year, largely completed - CFO Jamie Miller​ Further company coverage:

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Abuse of migrants is a blot on the world's conscience

Libya is awash with tears for the tens of thousands of migrants from across Africa and beyond who have traveled there in search of a better life.

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How 'cocktail museum' became world's best bar

As the countdown of the World's 50 Best Bars 2017 climaxed, the 700-strong throng of bar industry luminaries assembled in London for the award's ceremony let out a collective gasp.

Refugees and Displaced Persons nytimes.com

German Newspaper Catalogs 33,293 Who Died Trying to Enter Europe

Der Tagesspiegel’s list, covering a period from 1993 to 2017, is a monument in print to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

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Stunned Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden qualify

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian football boss Carlo Tavecchio said recently that failure to qualify for the World Cup would be the apocalypse and his worst fears came true on Monday as they missed out on the finals for the first time in 60 years.

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BRIEF-Whitecap Resources announces acquisition of world class enhanced oil recovery project

* Whitecap Resources Inc. announces acquisition of world class enhanced oil recovery project, $425 million financing, dividend increase of 5% and significantly enhanced free funds flow

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Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 draw at home to Sweden, who booked a place at next year's tournament in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win on Monday. The Swedes survived wave after wave of Italian attacks in the second leg of their European playoff tie on a night of unremitting tension and drama at a disbelieving San Siro. Four-times champions Italy, who had not missed the World Cup since the 1958 finals in S

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Hydrogen could deliver one fifth of world carbon cuts by 2050: industry group

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Increasing the use of hydrogen in power, transport, heat and industry could deliver around one fifth of the total carbon emissions cuts needed to limit global warming to safe levels by mid-century, a report by the Hydrogen Council said on Monday.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Luxury in a Turbulent World: What’s Next?

The question, always a driving force in fashion, has become even more meaningful in today’s unpredictable environment.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Five Technologies That Will Rock Your World

The new wave of artificial intelligence will reduce jobs, but will also improve your health and products like your smartphone.

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World stocks lower on U.S. tax reform uncertainty, May's woes rattle sterling

LONDON (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs on Monday, while Britain's pound fell on growing concern about the future of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks lower on US tax reform uncertainty, May's woes rattle sterling

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs on Monday, while Britain's pound fell on growing concern about the future of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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World carbon emissions on the rise again: study

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on Monday, dashing hopes that global emissions had already peaked.

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Swiss scrape into soccer World Cup with 0-0 draw against Northern Ireland

BASEL (Reuters) - Switzerland scraped into next year's World Cup, their fourth finals in a row, after being held to a goalless draw at home by a valiant and workmanlike Northern Ireland who came desperately close to forcing extra-time on Sunday.

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Short track: U.S. sets men's 5,000m relay world record in Shanghai

(Reuters) - The United States set a short track world record of 6:29.052 in the men's 5,000 meter relay at a World Cup event in Shanghai on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Canada in Calgary in 2012 by more than a second.

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Thousands to join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

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Cars burnt, police hurt in Brussels after Morocco World Cup success

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Celebrations in Brussels to mark Morocco's return to soccer's World Cup finals for the first time in two decades turned violent late on Saturday, when crowds clashed with police, setting cars on fire and injuring 22 police officers.

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Nationalist March Dominates Poland’s Independence Day

Thousands gathered in Warsaw for the march, which far outdrew official events commemorating the country’s independence.

Dolphins and Porpoises nytimes.com

30 Vaquita Porpoises Are Left. One Died in a Rescue Mission.

Scientists called off an effort to save one of the world’s rarest marine mammals — the vaquita — when one died after being captured for rehabilitation.

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Commemorating End of World War I, With Poppies and a Pause

Thousands gathered for Armistice Day events around the world, honoring the millions who died in World War I and those who have died in wars since.

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World's biggest shopping day sets new record

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WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 0200 GMT/9 AM ET

EXCLUSIVE-Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO -sources

Comedy and Humor nytimes.com

Opinion: Being a Female Comic in Louis C.K.’s World

The calculated risks of a life in comedy.

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The world's best boutique hotels

Wood-fired hot tubs. Private plunge pools. Cape Dutch architecture, South Africa's top restaurants on the doorstep, and a cell phone pre-programed with numbers for all the local wineries.

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South Asia smog disrupts travel, sickens thousands in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two weeks of thick toxic smog has disrupted normal life in parts of Pakistan, with flights canceled, road accidents surging and nearly 15,000 people being hospitalized in and around Lahore, officials said on Friday.

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Trump’s Visit to China Provides a Propaganda Bonanza

President Trump’s flattery of China’s president, Xi Jinping, and his praise for the country’s achievements made things easy for the state-run news media.

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Defying gravity at Climbing World Cup

Athletes typically push themselves beyond barriers and past personal limits. And for competitive climbers, the force they defy is Earth's gravity itself.

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Philippines' Duterte offers to host 'world summit' on human rights

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is facing international criticism for his bloody war on drugs, said his country was willing to host a "world summit" to tackle how nations can protect human rights.

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Real-life 'Iron Man' sets new world record

An inventor wearing a body-controlled jet engine suit flew into the record books when he reached speeds of up to 32.02 miles per hour.

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U.S. begins $4.05 billion Madoff fund payout, thousands to recoup losses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government said it has begun distributing $772.5 million from a $4.05 billion fund to compensate victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, ending a nearly nine-year wait...

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Bloomberg gives $50 million to aid shift from coal worldwide

OSLO (Reuters) - Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg is donating $50 million to help nations around the world shift from coal to combat pollution and climate change, expanding his funding outside the United States.

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Thousands of drugs face Brexit risk, makers to duplicate testing

LONDON (Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market.

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UPDATE 1-Thousands of drugs face Brexit risk, makers to duplicate testing

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: World War II Seen by a Classicist, and Other New Books About Conflict

Thomas E. Ricks surveys 12 new books of military history.

Spacey, Kevin nytimes.com

Kevin Spacey Is Dropped From ‘All the Money in the World’

Scenes in the completed movie with Mr. Spacey, who is facing sexual assault allegations, will be reshot with Christopher Plummer as J. Paul Getty.

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Christopher Plummer is replacing Spacey in forthcoming film 'All the Money in the World,' sources say

Actor Kevin Spacey, who is facing mounting allegations of sexual harassment and assault, will no longer appear in Ridley Scott's forthcoming drama, "All the Money in the World," two sources close to the film confirm to CNN.

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The world's fastest-growing tourism city is ...

Hong Kong might be the world's most visited city this year, but a potential, albeit surprising, future contender is emerging from the sidelines.

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U.N. warns if no Yemen aid access, world will see largest famine in decades

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Wednesday that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause "the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims."

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Thousands of drugs at risk if no Brexit deal, companies warn

(Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, European pharmaceutical companies warned on Thursday.

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

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

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Final three African soccer World Cup slots to be settled

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Senegal and Tunisia are on the brink of qualification for next year's World Cup finals but the tussle between the Ivory Coast and Morocco is set for a dramatic finale in Abidjan at the weekend.

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I want to avoid Spain in World Cup draw: Messi

(Reuters) - It might be because he lives there or perhaps because he has friends in their team, but Barcelona's Argentine forward Lionel Messi has identified Spain as the one country he hopes to avoid in the group stages of the World Cup finals next year.

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7 deluxe Disney World experiences

If you're a Disney fan, you've done your share of spinning teacup rides, Dumbo flights and Haunted Mansion tours at Walt Disney World in Orlando.

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ILO closes workers' complaint against World Cup host Qatar

GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Organization for Labour closed a complaint by workers against Qatar on Wednesday after the government introduced legislation to protect workers and pledged further reforms as well as technical cooperation with the U.N. agency.

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Market rally is 3rd best since World War II

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Weightlifting: North Korea not among entrants for world champs in U.S.

LONDON (Reuters) - Weightlifting powerhouse North Korea are not on the list of entrants for this month's world championships in the United States.

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Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide

(Reuters) - Microblogging website Twitter Inc , known for its iconic 140-character tweets, said on Tuesday it would roll out 280-character tweets to users across the world.

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Welcome to a world with 280-character tweets

Refkin, Isadore Irving (1921-2017) nytimes.com

Irv Refkin, Brash Accidental Spy in World War II, Dies at 96

By the time the British realized he wasn’t Canadian and the Americans discovered he was missing, he had already parachuted into occupied France.

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FIFA demands visa, work permit and tax exemptions for 2026 World Cup

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The United States and other countries hoping to host the 2026 World Cup should provide government guarantees on visa-free travel plus work permit and tax exemptions for their bids to be accepted, according to documents published by FIFA on Tuesday.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks index dips after breaking record, oil near 2-1/2-year high

* Dollar gains, euro at lowest since July (Updates with U.S. mid-day trading)

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks index breaks 500 barrier, oil at 2-1/2 yr high

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates with U.S. markets; changes dateline; previous LONDON)

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BRIEF-Seaworld appoints Scott Ross to board of directors

* Seaworld announces appointment of Scott Ross to board of directors

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World stocks break 500 barrier, oil camps at two-and-a-half year high

LONDON (Reuters) - The global rally in stocks showed no sign of slowing on Tuesday, as upbeat investors pushed the most widely-tracked index of world stocks up for a ninth straight day and sailing past the 500 point barrier.

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The Interpreter: What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

Americans advance a lot of theories for why they have more so many more gun deaths than other countries do. The answer is lying in plain sight.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks break 500 barrier, oil camps at 2-1/2 yr high

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The global rally in stocks showed no sign of slowing on Tuesday, as upbeat investors pushed the most widely-tracked index of world stocks up for a ninth straight day and sailing past the 500 point barrier.

Theater nytimes.com

The World Really Is a Stage, Scripts and All, to Actor With Autism

Mickey Rowe is thought to be the first openly autistic actor to play Christopher, a 15-year-old with autism, in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”

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BRIEF-Resmed Inc ‍announces that AirMini, world's smallest pap device is now connected to AirView​

* Resmed Inc - ‍announced that AirMini, world's smallest pap device, is now connected to AirView​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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World needs new rules for powerful tech: Web Summit chief

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

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Oil hits two-and-a-half year peak on Saudi purge, world shares retreat

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil jumped to its highest in over two years on Monday as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power through a crackdown on corruption, while world shares eased a notch and major currencies traded in tight ranges.

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8 of world's most stunning restaurants

When it comes to deciding where to book a dinner reservation, a restaurant's decor is often as important a consideration as the quality of the food itself. The design elements -- from the color scheme and lighting to the furniture and flatware -- set the atmosphere for the meal, and reflect the tastes and intentions of the restaurateur.

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Oil hits two-year high on Saudi purge, world shares retreat

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil jumped to its highest in over two years on Monday as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power through a crackdown on corruption, while world shares eased a notch and major currencies traded in tight ranges.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil hits 2-year high on Saudi purge, world shares retreat

LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Oil jumped to its highest in over two years on Monday as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power through a crackdown on corruption, while world shares eased a notch and major currencies traded in tight ranges.

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At least 8 who died were part of one family, a relative says

A gunman killed at least 26 people and injured about 20 others at a Texas church Sunday morning in what Gov. Greg Abbott said was the largest mass shooting in state history.

Saudi Aramco nytimes.com

Investors Worldwide Size Up Palace Intrigue in Oil-Rich Kingdom

The arrests of four Saudi ministers and 11 princes could be the power play of a reformer. Or they have the potential for great political tumult.

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Thousands of Romanians protest ruling party's judicial overhaul plans

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Thousands of Romanians were protesting in the capital Bucharest and cities across the country on Sunday against plans by the ruling Social Democrats to overhaul judicial legislation.

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Flash floods kill five in Malaysia, army deploys to rescue thousands of displaced

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Flash floods caused by hours of torrential rain killed at least five people in Malaysia and military forces deployed on Sunday to help rescue thousands of displaced people in the northern state of Penang.

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Motor racing: Hartley takes world endurance title with Porsche

(Reuters) - New Zealander Brendon Hartley, who last month made his Formula One debut with the Toro Rosso team, won the world endurance championship with Porsche for the second time on Sunday.

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Golf: Park projected to take world number one ranking from Ryu

IBARAKI, JAPAN (Reuters) - Park Sung-hyun is projected to take over the women's world number one ranking after fellow South Korean Ryu So-yeon finished equal 33rd at the TOTO Japan Classic on Sunday.

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Army deployed in Malaysia's Penang as floods displace thousands

KUALA LUMPUR - Military forces were deployed on Sunday to help thousands of displaced people in Malaysia's northern state of Penang, officials said, as floodwater rose from more than 24 hours of incessant rain.

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No joke: China's war on pollution roils world's top pig farming sector

ZHOUCUN, China (Reuters) - When Zhang Faqing received a letter from the government last December ordering him to close his pig farm on the outskirts of Beijing with just two weeks notice, he thought it was a joke.

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Horse racing: Favorite World Approval wins Breeders' Mile

DEL MAR, California (Reuters) - World Approval broke free from the pack down the stretch to win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racetrack on Saturday.

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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.

World Series nytimes.com

Houston Astros’ First World Series Parade

Nine weeks after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the Houston Astros celebrated their first World Series title.

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BRIEF-Stifel, Nicolaus & Co Inc reported passive stake of 5.08 pct in Arc Group Worldwide

* Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Inc reported passive stake of 5.08 percent in Arc Group Worldwide Inc as on October 31, 2017 - SEC filing‍​‍​ Source text (http://bit.ly/2isIT9i) Further company coverage:

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks dip, dollar gains; Apple rises on earnings

* Apple holds Wall St near unchanged mark (Updates with U.S. market open, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

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World stocks take breather, dollar inches up ahead of payrolls

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares took a breather and the dollar crept up on Friday, as investors turned their attention to monthly U.S. jobs data after welcoming the appointment of a centrist to the helm of the country's central bank, the Federal Reserve.

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World stocks pause, dollar creeps up ahead of payrolls

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares took a breather and the dollar crept up on Friday, as investors turned their attention to monthly U.S. jobs data after welcoming the appointment of a centrist to the helm of the country's central bank, the Federal Reserve.

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Athletics: IAAF to introduce world rankings in 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Athletics is to introduce a world rankings system in 2018 as part of a widespread effort to bring some sense and shape to its currently nebulous calendar, and continue to move away from the sport's scandal-hit past.

Genetics and Heredity nytimes.com

Trilobites: Male Mammoths Died in ‘Silly Ways’ More Often Than Females, Study Finds

Most preserved fossils of the beasts are male, scientists found, which offers insights into mammoth behavior.

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

What Is Happening on Manus Island? The Detainee Crisis Explained

Water and electricity have been cut off to a Papua New Guinea detainee camp, but hundreds of asylum seekers are refusing to let Australia move them.

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What New York Attack Suspect’s Words May Say About ISIS Ties

A note and a cellphone left at the scene may offer insight into the radicalization of the suspect.

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World's 3 million stateless deserve nationality: UNHCR

GENEVA (Reuters) - At least three million people worldwide are stateless, most of them minorities, a status that deprives them of an identity, rights, and often jobs, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

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World 'running out of time' on North Korea, Trump to tell Asia: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will tell leaders on a five-nation Asia tour that the world is "running out of time" on North Korea's nuclear crisis and that he will give his strategy to isolate Pyongyang a few months before making adjustments, a top Trump aide said on Thursday.

Manhattan (NYC) nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why the World Loves New York

There is a great, unorganized commonwealth of people whose imagination the city has captured.

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Trump will tell Asia that world 'running out of time' on North Korea: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will tell leaders on a five-nation Asia tour that the world is "running out of time" on stopping North Korea's nuclear crisis and that the United States is prepared to defend itself if needed, a top Trump aide said on Thursday.

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

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

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A 3-year-old Sports Illustrated cover predicted the Astros' World Series win

Maybe Sports Illustrated should start predicting the stock market.

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They're changing the world for the better

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9 Weeks After Harvey, Houston Celebrates World Series Win

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

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Baseball: Astros' Correa proposes to girlfriend after World Series win

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Not content with winning his first World Series on Wednesday, Houston Astros short stop Carlos Correa dropped to one knee to propose to his girlfriend during a live television interview.

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Top moments from Astros' first World Series win

See photos from Game 7 of the 2017 World Series. The Houston Astros won their first title in franchise history by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1.

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Astros 5, Dodgers 1 | Houston wins series, 4-3: Astros Outlast Dodgers to Clinch First World Series Title

Facing a daunting Game 7 in Los Angeles, the Astros coolly put together an early lead and held off the Dodgers to win the first title in franchise history.

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Astros beat Dodgers for maiden World Series title

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Wednesday to win a World Series title for the first time in their 55-year existence as a Major League Baseball franchise.

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Wild World Series showcases next generation of MLB talent

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

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World Series skippers put friendship to the test

(Reuters) - Dave Roberts and A.J. Hinch are one win away from the biggest prize of their managerial careers but whoever prevails in the World Series decider on Wednesday, the pair are determined their friendship will not be tested.

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World sees Trump as a weakened president

If you think it's only Americans who are watching the news of a criminal indictment and a guilty plea of Trump campaign officials in the Russia probe, think again. Not only is the entire world following the dramatic developments, but world leaders, in particular, are keeping a close eye on a case that weakens President Donald Trump domestically -- and has the potential to bring an early end to his presidency.

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World Series 2017: Dodgers vs. Astros Game 7 Live Updates

It’s a winner-take-all game in Los Angeles between the Dodgers and Astros. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis.

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World Series magic spotlights football's lost luster

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Danish submarine owner has not said how journalist died: police

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish inventor accused of murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on board his submarine did not say she died from carbon monoxide poisoning, police said on Wednesday, correcting an earlier statement.

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Nadal to end the year as world number one after Paris win

PARIS (Reuters) - Spain's Rafa Nadal made sure he would top the ATP rankings at the end of the season when he beat South Korea's Chung Hyeon 7-5 6-3 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday.

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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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Is this pub really the world's best restaurant?

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Why the world isn't getting a pay raise

Charlie Braun can't find enough workers for his factory in Ohio and he's not sure how to keep the ones he has.

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World stocks hit new highs, oil soars, Fed moves into focus

LONDON (Reuters) - Upbeat earnings reports helped drive global stock markets to record highs on Wednesday, as investors turned their focus to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for fresh insight on the outlook for monetary policy in the world's biggest economy.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks hit new highs, oil soars, Fed moves into focus

* European stocks at two-year high, Asia shares at 10-year peak

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Russia's Medvedev says the world shouldn't be dominated by one currency

BEIJING (Reuters) - Russia and China were considering linking their national payment system, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday, as he called for a more balanced global finance structure.

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The Interpreter: Did the World Get Aung San Suu Kyi Wrong?

There were warning signs. But people typically see what they want to see, and never more so perhaps than when they are in search of a hero.

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Russia's Medvedev says the world shouldn’t be dominated by one currency

BEIJING (Reuters) - Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that the world should not be dominated by one currency.

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Dodgers force World Series Game 7 with 3-1 win

One of the most entertaining World Series of all time is going the distance.

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Why Japan may be the world's next car superpower

From the AI-enabled Toyota Concept-i to the forward-thinking Nissan IMx Zero-Emission, the Tokyo Motor show has again thrown up some of the year's most innovative car designs. As ever, the event offers us our annual chance to marvel at the futuristic -- and sometimes downright wacky -- designs that Japan's car industry is now known for.

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World Series 2017: Dodgers vs. Astros Game 6 Live Updates

The Houston Astros will have to beat the Dodgers in Los Angeles to claim the franchise’s first World Series title. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

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Baseball: Security boosted at World Series game after NY attack

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Enhanced security measures greeted fans entering Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles prior to Game Six of the World Series on Tuesday in the wake of a truck attack that killed eight people in New York earlier in the day.

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World Bank approves $400 million to rebuild liberated Iraqi areas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank on Tuesday approved $400 million in additional funding to help rebuild services to Iraqi areas recaptured from Islamic State militants after a three-year military campaign, the global development bank said.

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Visiting the adventure capital of the world

Bill Weir gets a healthy dose of adrenaline as he tries to understand New Zealand's obsession with extreme sports. Tune in to "The Wonder List" Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET.

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World stocks head for record 12th month of gains

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks headed for a record twelfth month of gains on Tuesday, as a 5 1/2-month high in European stocks and records elsewhere underscored one of the most robust bull markets on record.

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World set to bust global warming goal, but U.N. cool on threat from Trump

GENEVA (Reuters) - Greenhouse gas emissions are on course to be about 30 percent above the 2030 global target, but there are signs of a move away from fossil fuels that not even U.S. President Donald Trump can stop, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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Electric cars set world's nickel miners on new course

* Growing use of nickel, which allows longer charge, in batteries

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How the world potty trains

Across cultures, parents tackle toilet training their little ones with an array of techniques at various ages. Here's a look at potty training tips from around the world.

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Hundreds of thousands in U.S. Northeast without power after storm

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A rainstorm across the U.S. Northeast unleashed fierce winds that downed trees, knocked out power and halted commuter trains on Monday, five years after the deadly Superstorm Sandy struck the same region.

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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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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stock markets gauge touches record on Europe boost; Wall St slips

* Dow, S&P retreat; Nasdaq climbs modestly (Updates with U.S. market open, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

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Astros' Verlander eager for shot at World Series title

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston Astros acquired Justin Verlander in the hopes that he would be the final piece to their World Series puzzle and now the veteran right-hander will get a chance to lead his team to a maiden championship.

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World stocks hit new high as Spain relief, tech rally boost European trading

LONDON (Reuters) - A strong rally in the technology sector helped drive global stocks to a record high on Monday, while a recovery in Spanish markets helped to lift European shares after an opinion poll smoothed investors' concerns over Catalan secession.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks hit new high as Spain relief, tech rally boost European trading

* Euro zone stocks near 10-year highs (http://reut.rs/2gUuA0L)

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BRIEF-Armstrong World Industries says Q3 EPS from continuing operations ‍$0.81

* Armstrong World Industries reports third quarter 2017 results

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World stocks hit new high as Spanish relief, tech rally boost European trading

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks hit a new record high on Monday, boosted by strong global technology stocks, while European trading was lifted by a recovery in Spanish markets after a poll eased investors' concerns over Catalan secession.

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China says unlikely to grant licenses for world's hottest video game

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's content regulator on Monday said it was unlikely to grant licenses for the world's hottest video game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, as being too bloody and violent, thus effectively denying firms the opportunity to cash in.

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Kershaw's legacy takes hit in World Series loss

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Clayton Kershaw's playoff legacy took a big hit on Sunday as he let another possible postseason victory slip from his grasp in a performance that left the Los Angeles Dodgers with their back against the wall in the World Series.

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Astros win thriller, on brink of World Series crown

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston Astros traded blows with the Los Angeles Dodgers and escaped a thrilling back-and-forth, home-run filled clash with a 13-12 extra-innings victory on Sunday that put them one win away from their first World Series title.

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Tech firms must do more on extremism: World Economic Forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. tech firms such as Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc should be more aggressive in tackling extremism and political misinformation if they want to avoid government action, a report from the World Economic Forum said on Monday.

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Tech firms must do more on extremism - World Economic Forum

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - U.S. tech firms such as Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc should be more aggressive in tackling extremism and political misinformation if they want to avoid government action, a report from the World Economic Forum said on Monday.

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World Series 2017: Dodgers vs. Astros Game 5 Live Updates

The Dodgers and Astros head into Game 5 all tied up at two games apiece. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis

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NYT: Navy investigating if Green Beret died at hands of SEAL Team 6 members

The Navy is investigating whether two members of the Navy's SEAL Team Six killed an Army Green Beret in June, The New York Times reported Sunday.

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Cubans get best look yet at World Series – a day late

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans are getting their best look in years at baseball's World Series, watching the games on state TV broadcasts a mere 24 hours after the actual event, despite each team featuring a star Cuban defector.

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Hundreds of thousands march for unified Spain, poll shows depths of division

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of supporters of a unified Spain filled Barcelona's streets on Sunday in one of the biggest shows of force yet by the so-called silent majority that has watched as regional political leaders push for Catalan independence.

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LA breaks Houston's home spell, evens World Series

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers, playing with their backs against the wall for the first time all year, sprang back to life with a five-run ninth inning on Saturday to beat the Houston Astros 6-2 and level the World Series at two games apiece.

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LA break Houston's home spell, even World Series

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers, playing with their backs against the wall for the first time all year, sprang back to life with a five-run ninth inning on Saturday to beat the Houston Astros 6-2 and level the World Series at two games apiece.

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Three ways Reformation shaped our world

If you're a Protestant, the anniversary of the revolution Martin Luther set in motion 500 years ago this Tuesday is a big deal. But even if you're not, it should be. The Reformation was one of the decisive events that made the world we live in, for better or worse.

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Baseball: LA break Houston's home spell, even World Series

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers, playing with their backs against the wall for the first time all year, sprang back to life with a five-run ninth inning on Saturday to beat the Houston Astros 6-2 and level the World Series at two games apiece.

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Dodgers beat Astros to level World Series at 2-2

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Joc Pederson's three-run shot in the ninth inning helped the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday to level the World Series at two games apiece.

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On Baseball: Punishment Falls on Yuli Gurriel, but Not the World Series or the Astros

Right or wrong, Commissioner Rob Manfred chose to punish Gurriel for his racist gesture while not unduly disadvantaging the player’s team, the Astros.

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World Series 2017: Dodgers vs. Astros Game 3 Live Updates

After an epic Game 2 in Los Angeles, the Dodgers and Astros take their World Series showdown to Houston. Stay here for inning-by-inning updates and analysis.

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Bill Gates dethroned as world's richest person

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Dodgers World Series bright spot for immigrant community

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For Los Angeles Dodgers fan and illegal Mexican immigrant Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, the team's first trip to the World Series in nearly three decades has been a rare bright spot in an otherwise difficult time.

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Striking inn, striking landscape at the corner of the world

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Darvish ready for World Series debut in familiar surroundings

(Reuters) - Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Yu Darvish will return to familiar surroundings when he makes his World Series debut on Friday against the host Houston Astros.

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Ties: When the Make-Believe World Is All Too Real

I suspected my wife wasn’t going to join me and my son for Halloween because, once again, she was going psychotic.

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The world is changing around Donald Trump

There is a new world order -- and hasn't it arrived fast?

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World's most enticing food and drink trails

Culinary trails pull together the best of a region's food and drink offerings, whether it's to showcase a specific food item or cuisine or to highlight the diversity of local producers.

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Houston Astros' World Series rally catches eye of NFL's Texans

(Reuters) - The Houston Astros' stunning Game Two win in the World Series has caught the attention of one of the city's other professional teams with the NFL's Texans finding it hard not to take a break from preparing for their next game.

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On Baseball: After Barrage of Home Runs in the World Series, Juicy Theories as to Why

Game 2 set records for most home runs in a World Series game (eight) and most extra-inning home runs (five) in any game ever. To be continued.

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Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol in a Solemn Spectacle

The pomp and pageantry of Thailand’s monarchy was on display for the cremation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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World's biggest and oldest costume house

For the past 177 years, there's been one go-to London destination for costumes, whether it be a Halloween party or a Hollywood blockbuster.

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Sea of black as thousands gather in Thailand for late king's funeral

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Amid beating drums, the whistle of an ancient flute and an artillery salute, Thailand began a lavish and elaborate ceremony on Thursday steeped in ancient rites for the funeral and cremation of revered late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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Astros 7, Dodgers 6 in 11 innings | Series is tied, 1-1: Astros Even World Series With Dodgers in a Home Run Derby

In a topsy-turvy, homer-filled game, it was only fitting the decisive runs came on a two-run shot by Houston’s George Springer in the 11th inning.

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Astros win wild Game Two against Dodgers to tie World Series 1-1

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An 11th-inning blast by George Springer scored two runs and delivered the Houston Astros a wild 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers to even the World Series at one game apiece on Wednesday.

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World Series 2017: Dodgers vs. Astros Game 2 Live Updates

The Astros scored first, but the Dodgers rallied to take the lead in the sixth inning. We have inning-by-inning updates and analysis from Los Angeles.

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Thai capital draped in yellow as tens of thousands gather for late king's funeral

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Amid beating drums, the whistle of an ancient flute and an artillery salute, Thailand began an elaborate ceremony steeped in ancient rites to mark the start on Thursday of a lavish cremation ceremony for revered late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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For John Kelly, Fallen Soldiers Shaped a Worldview

Over the years, the White House chief of staff, John F. Kelly, has comforted families of the fallen — while simultaneously lashing out at a “chattering class” of critics.

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BRIEF-Camping World Holdings ‍prices secondary offering of Class A common stock by selling stockholders

* Camping world announces pricing of secondary offering of class a common stock by selling stockholders

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Thousands turn out to see lavish funeral of Thailand's late king

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thousands of people turned out in Bangkok to watch the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday, with buildings draped in yellow marigolds and mourners lining the streets on the eve of his cremation.

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Women Accuse Knight Landesman, Art World Mainstay, of Sexual Harassment

Mr. Landesman resigned as publisher of Artforum magazine after nine women said in a lawsuit that he had sexually harassed them at “the start of their careers.”

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Verlander aiming to put Astros level in World Series

(Reuters) - Justin Verlander will try to lift the Houston Astros once again when he takes the mound on Wednesday, aiming to stop his team from falling into a precarious 2-0 World Series deficit against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Astros road struggles continue during World Series Game One loss

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - If the Astros are going to deliver Houston its first World Series title the team will need to figure out how to score runs on the road, something it has struggled to do all postseason long.

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Kershaw carries regular season form into World Series

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw shed post-season disappointments of the past as he dominated a dangerous Houston Astros lineup to help his side to a 3-1 victory in Game One of the World Series on Tuesday.

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This is the world's most powerful passport

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