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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.

McConnell hints at Roy Moore replacement

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggests US Attorney General Jeff Sessions could be a potential write-in candidate to replace Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race.


Adidas 'would have problem' with FIFA if it has broken law: Bild am Sonntag

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Adidas, a long-standing sponsor of FIFA, "would have a problem" with the global soccer body if it was found to have broken the law by a U.S. investigation into bribery, the company's chief executive told a German paper.


Adidas 'would have problem' with FIFA if it has broken law - Bild am Sonntag

FRANKFURT, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Adidas, a long-standing sponsor of FIFA, "would have a problem" with the global soccer body if it was found to have broken the law by a U.S. investigation into bribery, the company's chief executive told a German paper.


U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.

Panetta: Bill Clinton 'more than paid the price' for Lewinsky affair

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta defended President Bill Clinton on Saturday, telling CNN he "more than paid the price" for his affair with Monica Lewinsky while he was in office.

Trump, Donald J

Editorial Notebook: Dear Nobel Winners, Mr. Trump Has All the Brains He Needs

The president won’t meet this year’s American laureates, no surprise for “a very intelligent person” with no need for science.

United States International Relations

Editorial: The Trump Administration Is Making War on Diplomacy

Rex Tillerson, ill suited as secretary of state, is dismantling his department to fit his limited ambitions.

Computers and the Internet

Opinion: Our Love Affair With Digital Is Over

But real books, records and brick and mortar stores will take us back with open arms.


U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order: CBS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. nuclear commander was quoted as saying on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.

Voter Registration and Requirements

Editorial: Virginia Makes Every Voter Count

Its governor restored the rights of thousands of disenfranchised felons to go to the polls, something all states should do.

Move over, Indiana Jones: Meet the physicists

Indiana Jones is forever imprinted in our collective consciousness as a quintessential tomb raider. With a jaunty fedora and a leather whip, he careens across the Egyptian desert, discovering long-lost ancient secrets. Everybody knows how it works.


Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

Before Harvey Fierstein came along, most gay-themed plays featured characters who were either closeted or bitter or suicidal, and usually all three.

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.


UPDATE 2-UK court finds for Dana Gas creditors in $700 mln Islamic bond case

* Bondholders call for negotiated settlement (Adds Dana statement, context)

Dem senator: Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky affair

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand believes that former President Bill Clinton should have resigned in light of the Lewinsky affair.

Federal Taxes (US)

Senate Plan Would Raise Taxes on the Poor, a Report Says

The nonpartisan congressional Joint Committee on Taxation said an amended Senate tax bill would effectively raise taxes on low-income Americans by 2021.

Will earprints replace the fingerprint?

Located in the industrial city of Chiba, just outside of Tokyo, CEATEC is the biggest electronics show in Japan.

Presidential Election of 2016

Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair

It was a remarkable statement from a senator who enthusiastically backed Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid last year but has been deeply involved in efforts to curb sexual abuse and harassment.


Editorial: The da Vinci Lode

The sale of Leonardo’s “Salvator Mundi” for almost a half-billion dollars says more about grotesque financial inequality than about art.

Politics and Government

A Strongman Nicknamed ‘Crocodile’ Is Poised to Replace Mugabe

Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, was vice president until his abrupt dismissal last week. He has close ties to the military. Observers fear he is as ruthless as the man he is set to succeed.


Owners rebuke Jones for detrimental conduct

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been informed by other NFL owners via letter that he is engaging in "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests," the New York Times reported on Thursday.


Sudan's Bashir says would support state governor in 2020 president vote

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Thursday he would support the governor of the country's Gezira state in 2020 presidential elections if Mohamed Tahir Ayala decided to stand.


Endo unit cleared of liability in first testosterone replacement trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury in Chicago said on Thursday that Endo International's Auxilium unit was not responsible for the heart attack a man suffered while using the company's testosterone replacement drug Testim.

Federal Taxes (US)

Editorial: A Tax-Cut Bill to Make Scrooge McDuck Proud

Republicans have made clear where their values lie. Well-heeled campaign funders matter. Middle-class families don’t.


Editorial: Saudis Try to Starve Yemen Into Submission

Impeding humanitarian assistance and using famine as a weapon are war crimes, and the world is finally taking notice.

NFL: Jerry Jones is hurting the league


Mexico bristles at U.S. proposal that would benefit AT&T in NAFTA

MEXICO CITY, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Mexico shot down a proposal by the United States to include provisions in the North America Free Trade Agreement that would benefit AT&T Inc, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday.


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.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

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.

Nuclear Weapons

Editorial: The Senate Questions the President’s Power to Launch Nukes

Mr. Trump has brought on himself this examination of his authority to order the launch of the world’s most deadly weapons.


Delta Air says tax cut would buy new planes, pay down debt

DETROIT (Reuters) - C would use savings from a lower U.S. corporate tax rate to buy new equipment and pay down some of its debt, the carrier's chief executive said on Wednesday, as congressional Republicans work to push forward a tax cut bill.


Would-be Zimbabwe investors beware: post-Mugabe era may be no better

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - International investors hoping to bet on economic revival in Zimbabwe if the era long-term ruler Robert Mugabe is over face two obstacles: it's difficult to put money into the country's markets and almost impossible to get it back out.

McConnell floats Sessions' name to replace Roy Moore

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a replacement for Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct and assault of teenagers when he was in his 30s.

Presidential Election of 2016

Editorial: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Doesn’t Recall

Over more than five hours, Mr. Sessions on Tuesday still forgot a lot of things most people would remember.

What's driving Jerry Jones' beef with Roger Goodell

3 tax changes that would affect homeowners


White House eyeing El-Erian, others for Fed vice chair: CNBC, citing Dow Jones

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is considering Mohammed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at German insurance giant Allianz, among other possible candidates, to be a vice chair at the U.S. Federal Reserve, CNBC said on Tuesday, citing a report from Dow Jones.


White House eyeing El-Erian, others for Fed vice chair -CNBC, citing Dow Jones

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The White House is considering Mohammed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at German insurance giant Allianz, among other possible candidates, to be a vice chair at the U.S. Federal Reserve, CNBC said on Tuesday, citing a report from Dow Jones.


U.S. would welcome new EU sanctions on Iran: official

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Any move by the European Union to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and alleged involvement in Middle East conflicts would be "interesting and helpful", a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.


Quick German coal exit would endanger power supply security: RWE

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German coal-biased utility RWE on Tuesday warned of a quick exit from coal power to further reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, which the Green Party is demanding in talks to form a new coalition government.

Moore accuser: I thought he would rape me

Alabama resident Beverly Young Nelson claims Roy Moore assaulted her in his truck when she was working as a waitress in the 1970s.

United States International Relations

Editorial: President Trump’s Thing for Thugs

The degree to which he grovels before some of the world’s most unsavory leaders hurts U.S. credibility and influence.

United States Politics and Government

Editorial: Mitch McConnell Believes the Women. Good for Him.

Don’t hold your breath waiting for real change, but the Senate majority leader has set a good example by accepting the word of Roy Moore’s accusers.

Roy Moore would be first senator expelled in 155 years

On Monday afternoon, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner said the Senate should vote to expel Roy Moore in the increasingly-unlikely event the Alabama Republican nominee wins a special election on December 12.


UPDATE 4-Venezuela offers chocolates but little else to creditors

CARACAS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government gifted chocolates to creditors at debt talks on Monday, but little else in terms of firm proposals to renegotiate $60 billion in bonds, suggesting the struggling OPEC nation lacks a strategy to avert default.


UPDATE 3-AB InBev replaces North America chief to stem sales slide

* U.S. beer in decline for a decade (Adds CEO comments, bullet points)


UPDATE 3-Seeking to dodge default, Venezuela hosts creditors

CARACAS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government welcomed scores of creditors on Monday for talks intended to renegotiate a crippling foreign debt and avert a default that could compound the once-prosperous OPEC nation's economic crisis.


Russia's RT America registers as 'foreign agent' in USA: editor

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - RT America, the U.S. arm of the Kremlin-backed TV station RT, has registered with the U.S. Department of Justice as a "foreign agent" in the United States, the outlet's editor in chief said on Monday.

Jones, Radhika

Radhika Jones, Vanity Fair’s Surprise Choice, Is Ready to Go

A relative unknown prepares to follow Graydon Carter, who embraced the role of celebrity editor during his 25 years at the helm.


Russia's RT registers as 'foreign agent' in USA: editor

MOSCOW (Reuters) - RT America, the U.S. arm of the Kremlin-backed TV station RT, has registered as a "foreign agent" in the United States, the outlet's editor in chief said on Monday.

Vanity Fair's new chief editor makes history

The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992 (Book)

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.


AB InBev replaces North America chief to stem sales slide

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev , is replacing the head of its North America business to stem a slide in sales in its largest market.


Iran says it does not interfere in Lebanese state affairs: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it does not interfere in Lebanon and that comments on Sunday by Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanese prime minister nine days ago, gave hope he would soon return to his country, state TV reported.


Venezuela to meet creditors in bid to dodge default

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela opens talks with creditors on Monday to renegotiate a crippling debt that has left once-prosperous citizens sifting through garbage to find food, as the OPEC nation seeks to avert a default that would plunge its economy into deeper uncertainty.

Gun Control

Editorial: Gun Carnage in the Nation, Groundhog Day in the Capitol

After predictable reactions to the latest killings, the National Rifle Association has its way, again.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions

Editorial: The Right Way to Cut Corporate Taxes

Here’s why the Republican tax plans are such a boondoggle.

Politics and Government

Editorial: Choking on Air in New Delhi

Once again, it is hard to breathe in India’s capital. The culprits are farmers and a stingy government.

Jones, Radhika

Radhika Jones, a Times Books Editor, Said to Be Next Vanity Fair Editor

Ms. Jones would replace Graydon Carter, who has been in place 25 years. She will be the first woman to edit the magazine since Tina Brown.


Asia-Pacific leaders say to fight 'unfair trade' in nod to Trump

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to address "unfair trade practices" and "market distorting subsidies" in a statement that bore the imprint of U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the global trade landscape.

Drug Abuse and Traffic

Editorial: The Insanity of Taxpayer-Funded Addiction

The answer to the opioids crisis surely isn’t to pay Big Pharma to sell more pills.

Who is Doug Jones, the Democrat running for Senate in Alabama?

In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore, all eyes are on his Democratic opponent, Doug Jones.

Banking and Financial Institutions

Fair Game: After 20 Years of Financial Turmoil, a Columnist’s Last Shot

Scandals, crises and misdeeds have shaped the last two decades, along with market gyrations. Some episodes have brought positive change. But not all.


$300 Billion War Beneath the Street: Fighting to Replace America’s Water Pipes

Two powerful industries, plastic and iron, are locked a lobbying war over the estimated $300 billion that local governments will spend on water pipes over the next decade.

United States Politics and Government

DealBook Briefing: Senate Would Keep Business Waiting for a Tax Cut

Delaying a change to the corporate tax rate isn’t the only problem for Republicans, as stark differences between their two tax plans need to be bridged.

Scientists replace skin of 'butterfly child' with rare genetic disease

For the first time, doctors were able to treat a child who had a life-threatening rare genetic skin disease through a transplant of skin grown using genetically modified stem cells.

Trump: US has not been treated fairly by WTO

During the APEC CEO summit in Da Nang, Vietnam, President Donald Trump accuses the World Trade Organization of treating the United States unfairly.


BRIEF-Fairfax announces acquisition of shares of Torstar

* ‍Acquired 9.44 million class B non-voting shares of Torstar Corp at price of $1.25 per class B share​

Campaign Finance

Editorial: Nothing to Cheer About in New York City Elections

The mayor won with the votes of only 16 percent of the electorate. An unopposed prosecutor got surprising opposition. And fewer women will hold office.

Hurricane Maria (2017)

Editorial: Puerto Rico’s Second-Class Treatment on Food Aid

A 35-year-old budget cap has denied the island the more generous and swifter relief that storm victims this year in Texas and Florida received.

Can Alabama replace Roy Moore on the ballot?

CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports on the Capitol Hill response to the allegations against Roy Moore.

Menendez juror replaced as week ends without verdict

A juror in the corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez has been replaced as the jury ended 16 hours of deliberations this week without reaching a verdict.


Senate plan would delay corporate tax rate cut until 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Republican tax cut plan being unveiled on Thursday would delay until 2019 a reduction in the corporate tax rate and fully repeal the federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes, two key differences with a House tax plan.


U.S. worried AT&T and Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators believe that AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors and stifle innovation, a Department of Justice official told Reuters on Thursday.


UPDATE 2-U.S. worried AT&T and Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators believe that AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors and stifle innovation, a Department of Justice official told Reuters on Thursday.


U.S. worried AT&T buying Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is concerned that AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.


BRIEF-Uber CEO says bringing in Softbank would be good thing - NYT Dealbook Conference‍​

* Uber CEO at NYT Dealbook Conference‍​ says after two months, feels better at where company is, than when he came into company- CNBC

Newspaper editor wants to arm reporters

A spike in violence against journalists has led the editor of the most prominent opposition newspaper in Russia to say he'll arm his staff with non-lethal weapons. CNN's Fred Pleitgen has more.

Trump: Current economic relationship 'one-sided and unfair'

In an address to business leaders in Beijing, President Trump said he doesn't blame China for "taking advantage" of the US over trade.

Elections, Mayors

Mayor de Blasio’s Mandate: Creating the ‘Fairest Big City in America’

A day after winning re-election, Mayor Bill de Blasio said his next four years would be dedicated to creating greater “fairness.”

State Legislatures

Editorial: Message to Mr. Trump: We’re Better Than That

As he bitterly appeals only to the few Americans not repelled by his behavior, Democrats won with the politics of inclusiveness.

False Arrests, Convictions and Imprisonments

Rule Would Push Prosecutors to Release Evidence Favorable to Defense

The measure published by New York’s top judge requires judges to order prosecutors to search their files and disclose all evidence that could help defense in a timely manner.


Repeal of individual mandate would increase uninsured, premiums: CBO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday that repealing the Obamacare individual mandate would increase the number of uninsured by 13 million by 2027 and reduce the federal budget deficit less than initially forecast.


Heart valve replacement success may depend on age, valve type

(Reuters Health) - People who need a heart valve replaced often face a dilemma: should they have a mechanical valve made of graphite or a biological valve derived from a cow or pig? A new study suggests the answer depends on the age of the patient and which of the heart’s valves needs to be replaced.


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.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions

Editorial: Want Kids, a Degree or a Home? The Tax Bill Would Cost You

An immense tax giveaway to the rich will hurt everyone else. Here’s how.


Tornado replacement must be fifth generation: German air force chief

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


Gene Therapy Creates Replacement Skin to Save a Dying Boy

Doctors grew sheets of healthy skin that were transplanted onto a boy with a genetic disease that caused blistering and tearing all over his body.

Genocchio, Benjamin

Director of International Art Fair Accused of Sexual Harassment

Five women described unwelcome touching by Benjamin Genocchio and a total of eight said he made sexually inappropriate comments to them at the Armory Show, Artnet News and Louise Blouin Media.


Exclusive: Takata creditors seek $30 billion, far more than it can pay - court filing

TOKYO (Reuters) - Creditors of bankrupt Takata Corp say the parts maker owes them more than $30 billion after the automotive industry's biggest recall over its faulty air bags - many times more than the company can repay, a court filing seen by Reuters shows.

Presidential Election of 2016

Editorial: Virginia Rejects Your Hateful Politics, Mr. Trump

Turns out the center can hold, after all.


BRIEF-Jones Energy announces third quarter results, updated guidance

* Jones Energy, Inc. announces 2017 third quarter financial and operating results, and updated 2017 guidance


Exclusive: Argentina's Macri says would contest U.S. biodiesel tariffs with WTO

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri said his government would definitely appeal to the World Trade Organization if the U.S. Commerce Department followed through on threatened duties on Argentine biodiesel.


Congo opposition rejects new timetable for polls to replace Kabila

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition parties have rejected a new date for elections announced at the weekend to replace President Joseph Kabila, saying it violates the law and a political deal agreed with the government.


Germany says it would be 'wrong signal' to withdraw mission from Iraq

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister urged parliament on Tuesday to extend a military mission training Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq, saying to withdraw the German force would raise the risk of a new civil war there.

The end of 'House of Cards' would wipe 2,000 jobs from Baltimore


Absence of Russia in Pyeongchang would be 'blow' to Games: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Tuesday said it hoped Russia could mend its relations with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), adding that the country's absence from the Pyeongchang Winter Games would be a blow to the Olympic movement.


BRIEF-Expeditors Q3 earnings per share $0.66

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Expeditors International Of Washington Inc :


T-Mobile-Sprint merger would not have created value-D.Telekom CEO

FRANKFURT, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom ended talks on a merger between its T-Mobile US business and Sprint Corp because it would not have created value, CEO Tim Hoettges told staff after the deal collapsed at the weekend.


BRIEF-Toyota Exec: Would like to form more partnerships to develop EVs to lower costs

* Excluding fx impact, FY operating profit would be lower year/year, worsening profitability in U.S. business having an impact


Horse racing: Jockey Moreira replaced in Melbourne Cup after fall

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira has been stood down from his ride on Thomas Hobson in the A$6.2 million ($4.76 million) Melbourne Cup after suffering a fall in an earlier race at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions

Republican Plan Would Raise Taxes on Millions

The Republican tax bill would cut taxes on average, but it would raise them on millions of middle-class families, especially those with large medical expenses.

Gun Control

Editorial: Mass Shootings Don’t Have to Be Inevitable

Are even more guns really your answer, Mr. President?

Politics and Government

Editorial: Ballot Proposals, Mayor and New Jersey Governor: How to Vote

For Tuesday’s elections, here are The Times’s recommendations in major races and on ballot proposals.


BRIEF-Plains All American: Willie Chiang to replace Greg Armstrong as CEO

* Greg Armstrong has informed board of his plans to retire as ceo at end of 2018​


UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs chief risk officer Broderick to retire, Vince to replace: memo

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's chief risk officer, Craig Broderick, is set to retire in January after 32 years with the firm, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Monday.


BRIEF-Jones Lang LaSalle reports Q3 earnings per share $1.89

* Q3 earnings per share view $1.66 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S


Norris replaces Button as McLaren reserve driver

LONDON (Reuters) - British teenager Lando Norris will replace retired world champion Jenson Button as McLaren's test and reserve driver next season, the Formula One team announced on Monday.


Trump says Japan would shoot North Korean missiles 'out of sky' if it bought U.S. weaponry

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles "out of the sky" if it bought the U.S. weaponry needed for doing so, suggesting Tokyo take a stance it has avoided until now.

Trump to Kim: Returning abductees would be 'something very special'

US President Donald Trump hinted at the possibility of a diplomatic breakthrough with North Korea, were the country to release a number of Japanese citizens abducted by the regime more than two decades ago.

New York State

Editorial: New York Voters Can Make Crooked Politicians Pay

A ballot measure would amend the state constitution to let judge dock the pensions of convicted officials.


Editorial: Willie Horton, Updated for the Trump Era

A certain amount of nastiness is inevitable as Election Day approaches, but a few utterly misleading campaign ads go over the line.

United States International Relations

Editorial: In Asia, Mr. Trump Is Met by Doubt

Regional leaders fear that his threats and impulsiveness could bring on war, and feel that the future may lie with China.


Democratic leader vows fair nomination process in 2020 after uproar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday vowed to ensure all candidates have an equal chance to win the Democratic presidential nomination after a former party chair accused the committee of rigging the process to aid Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Daily Caller opinion editor fired after launch of a Milo Yiannopoulos column


Brazilian phone carrier Oi to amend terms to creditors -filing

SAO PAULO, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The board of Brazil´s Oi SA has approved a change to the restructuring proposal of the debt-laden telecom provider to be submitted to creditors on Monday, the company said in a securities filing.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010)

Editorial: Obamacare vs. the Saboteurs

Most Americans want the administration to switch sides and start working to improve health care law.


Editorial: After ISIS, What Comes Next?

With a region in ruins, the United States faces the daunting challenge of promoting stability and countering extremism.

Commentator: She wouldn't have been able to do it

Former DNC interim chair Donna Brazile says she considered replacing Hillary Clinton with Joe Biden during the 2016 presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported.

Children and Childhood

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Kids, Would You Please Start Fighting?

Creativity doesn’t come from agreement, it comes from good-natured quarreling. It’s time we teach our children that.

Daylight Saving Time

Clocks Turn Back Sunday, but Some States Wish They Wouldn’t

Lawmakers in several New England states, tired of turning the clocks back, want to leave Eastern Standard Time and join the Atlantic Standard time zone.


The Referee Would Like You to Watch the Game, Not Her

Bibiana Steinhaus, the first woman to referee a soccer match in a top European league, acknowledges her pioneering status but does not embrace it.

United States Economy

Editorial: A Good Choice for the Fed. But if Only …

President Trump could have done better by offering Janet Yellen, who has done a terrific job, a second term.


Puerto Rico's PREPA utility creditors say power grid damage is overblown

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bondholders of Puerto Rico's bankrupt power utility, PREPA, said on Friday that the damage to the local electric grid by Hurricane Maria is not as bad as the island's government says, and could be fixed quickly with an outside energy expert in charge.


BRIEF-Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish to step down, to be replaced by Gail Boudreaux - WSJ, citing sources

* Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish to step down; to be replaced by Gail K. Boudreaux - WSJ, citing sources Source text: Further company coverage:


Trump adviser Cohn says tax cuts wouldn't be retroactive: Fox Business Network

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans' tax plan would not make adjustments retroactive, White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said on Friday, despite calls from U.S. lawmakers who want cuts to apply to 2017 as the party aims to pass the bill by year's end.

Grace Jones: I threw champagne in harasser's face

Musician, actress and model Grace Jones has revealed she was sexually harassed when she landed her first big acting role.


After ‘Hope,’ and Lawsuit, Shepard Fairey Tries Damage Control

The street art star has gone from great heights to dramatic lows. Now he’s moving on, with his biggest gallery show yet — and big targets.

Trump would love to get involved with DOJ

President Donald Trump said on a local radio show that he wishes he could get involved with the Justice Department even though he is not supposed to.


Editorial: A Tax Plan for a New Gilded Age

The House Republicans’ proposal will primarily benefit corporations and rich families, and send the budget deficit soaring.


Republican tax plan would deal financial hit to U.S. universities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican tax plan unveiled on Thursday stirred anger at U.S. universities, which said its proposals to tax endowments of private institutions and repeal a deduction for...

Books and Literature

Editors’ Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.


BRIEF-Fairfax India qtrly ‍loss per share $0.36​

* Fairfax India Holdings Corporation: third quarter financial results

Elections, Mayors

Editorial: Mayor de Blasio Has Earned a Second Term

Crime is down, the city‘s finances are sound and he has made progress on housing. Now, about those subways ...


Blankfein: If Trump taps Powell as Fed chair wouldn't be 'one bit disappointed'

NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said Thursday on Bloomberg TV that he would not be "one bit disappointed" if President Donald Trump nominated Jerome Powell as the new Federal Reserve chair.

Opinion: Trump's fixes for terror are fairly useless

It's a cruel irony that the worst terror attack in New York City since 9/11 occurred on the watch of a President who boasts that he's done more to combat terror in eight months than Obama did in eight years.

Would you let your child play football?

Nearly a million children ages 6 to 12 played tackle football in the United States in 2016, according to an industry group -- that's lower than five years earlier, but participation is starting to climb.


BRIEF-Cedar Fair reports Q3 earnings per share $3.38

* Cedar Fair reports record third quarter revenues; increases quarterly cash distribution


Moscow hopes Syrian opposition would attend Russia-backed congress: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia hopes that all Syrian opposition groups will attend "Syrian Congress on National Dialogue", which it plans to host on Nov. 18 in Sochi, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday citing Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.


Beyonce, James Earl Jones set for live-action remake of 'The Lion King'

(Reuters) - Beyonce, actor James Earl Jones and comedian John Oliver are joining the cast of Walt Disney's new live-action film version of the "The Lion King", the studio said.


Beyonce, James Earl Jones set for live-action remake of "The Lion King"

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Beyonce, actor James Earl Jones and comedian John Oliver are joining the cast of Walt Disney's new live-action film version of the "The Lion King", the studio said.


Editorial: While New York Mourns, the President Postures

Mr. Trump sends condolences, then returns to fantasies of fighting terrorism with an immigration crackdown.

Race and Ethnicity

Editorial: About John Kelly’s Racist History Lesson

The White House chief of staff was supposed to be a calming force, but he has now echoed President Trump’s sympathy for white nationalists.


New York attack suspect said Islamic State would 'endure': police

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City by plowing a truck into cyclists and pedestrians on a New York City bike path followed online plans from Islamic State and left a note extolling the militant group, police said on Wednesday.

Sexual Harassment

Michael Oreskes, NPR’s Top News Editor, Quits Amid Sexual Harassment Accusations

A former high-ranking editor at The New York Times is the latest major media figure to face professional consequences over allegations of sexual misbehavior involving women he knew through his work.

NPR editor resigns amid accusations




Sexual Harassment

Top NPR Editor Accused of Sexual Harassment While at The New York Times

Michael Oreskes is the latest major media figure to face such accusations after two women said he had made advances on them while discussing job opportunities.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Editorial: That Crazy Talk About Robert Mueller

Ludicrous accusations would be laughable, but they are linked to a dangerous move by Trump allies to shut down the Russia investigation for good.


Elliott files emergency motion, Jones criticizes Goodell

(The Sports Xchange) - Another day, another move in the Ezekiel Elliott case as Tuesday saw the NFL Players Association file an emergency motion for an injunction appeal on behalf of the Dallas Cowboys running back.


BRIEF-Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones recommend EQT shareholders vote “for” the pending acquisition of Rice Energy

* Proxy advisory firms Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones join iss in recommending EQT shareholders vote “for” the pending acquisition of Rice Energy


BRIEF-Apple is designing iPhones, iPads that would drop Qualcomm components- WSJ,citing sources‍

* Apple is designing iPhones, iPads that would drop Qualcomm components- WSJ,citing sources‍

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Editorial: Is the White House Scared Yet?

Robert Mueller III makes his move and goes to the heart of Donald Trump’s campaign.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Editorial Observer: Will the G.O.P. at Last Demand Answers on Trump and Russia?

The indictment of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates leaves Republicans in Congress no choice but to ask tough questions of the president and his aides.


Editorial: Insect Armageddon

They’re not cute like polar bears, but insects are critical to the ecosystem and their decline should worry us.

Politics and Government

Editorial: Phil Murphy for Governor of New Jersey

The Democratic candidate, a former financier and ambassador, offers the best opportunity to end the chaos of the Chris Christie years.

Mueller charges would shift the script for Trump

As early as Monday, special counsel Robert Mueller, brought in to investigate possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, could have someone in custody. This follows CNN's Friday night story, citing sources briefed on the matter, which revealed that a federal grand jury has approved the first charges in the investigation.

Women and Girls

Opinion: When You Are Replaceable and He Will Never Be

It can be risky to serve at the pleasure of powerful gatekeepers.

Sexual Harassment

Editorial: Will Harvey Weinstein’s Fall Finally Reform Men?

It feels as if the American workplace may be changing, at last. Here’s how to make sure it does.


UPDATE 3-Oi creditors offer more capital for restructuring -sources

SAO PAULO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The two largest groups of Oi SA bondholders have agreed to inject more cash into a proposed restructuring of the Brazilian telecom's debt, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday, in the latest twist in Latin America's biggest-ever bankruptcy.


NY, California governors say residents would suffer under Trump tax cuts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and California's Democratic governors said on Friday residents would face hefty tax increases and some would leave their states under a proposal in the Republican tax plan that would eliminate state and local tax (SALT) deductions on federal income tax.


UPDATE 2-Oi creditors offer more capital for restructuring -sources

SAO PAULO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The two largest groups of Oi SA bondholders have increased the amount of cash they will commit to inject as part of their proposal for restructuring the Brazilian telecom's debt, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.


Oi creditors extend confidential talks over restructuring plans

BRASILIA, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Two groups of Brazilian telecom Oi SA bondholders will extend confidential talks with the phone carrier over alternatives for the company's debt restructuring, the International Bondholders Committee and the Ad Hoc Group of Oi Bondholders said in a statement on Friday.


Cambodian PM says sanctions wouldn't hurt him

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his cabinet on Friday he had no fear of Western sanctions after some U.S. senators threatened to push for travel restrictions over his arrest of the main opposition leader, the government spokesman said.

Pain-Relieving Drugs

Editorial: Words, Not Action, From Mr. Trump on Opioids

The president still hasn’t grasped what’s needed to combat the problem.

Rubio: I would've used dossier on Trump

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) denies having helped fund the research into the now-infamous dossier of allegations about Donald Trump and Russia during the 2016 election.

Disasters and Emergencies

Editorial: Powerless Puerto Rico

Three-quarters of the island has no electricity, but a tiny power company whose owner knows a cabinet member has $300 million contract.

Anna Wintour on who she would axe from Met Gala

There are two things Anna Wintour is not a fan of: fast food and the President of the United States.

Books and Literature

Editors’ Choice: 12 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

New York Times

Ask The Times: What Constitutes Style? Choire Sicha, Our New Styles Editor, Answers Your Questions

“Styles is the document of the conflicts between rich and poor, which is why our section makes absolutely everyone unhappy eventually.”

United States Politics and Government

Editorial: The Real Reason for Republicans’ Silence on Donald Trump

Congressional Republicans have accepted the president’s outrages in exchange for policies they’ve always wanted.


Editorial: Scrapping MetroCards Isn’t Vital, but Any Subway Fix Will Do

Are there more important things to do? Sure, but amenities matter. They show passengers that improvements are indeed in the works.

Rohingya (Ethnic Group)

Editorial: Pressuring Myanmar’s Military

The brutal repression of the Rohingya will not end unless the generals feel the heat.

Mines and Mining

Editorial: The Last Thing Australia and Our Planet Need

Building a huge coal-mining complex makes no sense when the world is finally moving toward renewables.

CBO: Obamacare stabilization bill would reduce deficit

The bipartisan Senate Obamacare stabilization bill would reduce the deficit by $3.8 billion over the next decade and would not substantially change the number of people with health insurance, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday.


Bipartisan Obamacare fix would cut U.S. deficit: nonpartisan analysis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan Senate proposal to shore up Obamacare insurance marketplaces would cut the U.S. deficit by $3.8 billion over the next decade and would not substantially change the number of Americans with health insurance, a nonpartisan arm of Congress said on Wednesday.


Bipartisan Obamacare fix would reduce federal deficit: government agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate bipartisan proposal that would provide a short-term fix to Obamacare would reduce the federal deficit by $3.8 billion over the next decade, a nonpartisan government agency estimated on Wednesday.


Nissan to replace Renault in Formula E

(Reuters) - Nissan will become the first Japanese car manufacturer competing in Formula E with an entry in the 2018/19 season of the electric car racing series, replacing alliance partners Renault.

Layoffs and Job Reductions

At a Steel Plant, Layoffs and a Request: Train Your Replacement

After an Indianapolis factory said it would move production to Mexico, two longtime friends disagree over whether to help the company train their replacements.

Audubon, John James

Editorial: Public Art Takes Flight

A gallery owner and a crew of artists bring Audubon’s legacy to life in the Manhattan neighborhood where he lived.

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity (Book)

Books of The Times: ‘The State of Affairs’ Examines Our Cheating Hearts

The sex and relationship guru Esther Perel’s new book is about the variety of reasons that people stray, and about the paradox of reconciling the erotic and the domestic.

Waiters and Waitresses

The Sweet Spot: How to Fulfill Your Dreams When the Magic-Wand Fairy is Late

A hard-working waitress wonders if she’ll ever be able leave her small town and get a higher education. The answer is yes! And the secret is a list.


Mugabe would have rejected WHO role, says spokesman after its U-turn

HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe would have rejected the role of World Health Organization goodwill envoy had he been formally asked, his spokesman said on Tuesday, days after state media cheered the Zimbabwean president's appointment.

Politics and Government

Would Repealing the Jones Act Help Puerto Rico?

More than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated the American territory, a heated debate continues over a century-old shipping law.

Draft and Recruitment (Military)

Editorial Notebook: John Kelly Suggests More Americans Should Have the Honor of Serving. He’s Right.

Requiring everyone to serve in some fashion would be a profoundly democratizing action.


BRIEF-Novartis CEO: Novartis shareholders would get Alcon shares in listing

* CEO Joe Jimenez says expects U.S. price pressure on generics business to remain

Trump, Donald J

Editorial: Honor the Truth, John Kelly

Of all people, he should have known how to handle a controversy with a Gold Star family, without making matters worse.


Oi creditors meeting put off again by bankruptcy judge

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The judge overseeing phone carrier Oi SA's bankruptcy protection case has agreed again to postpone the creditors assembly that was originally scheduled for Monday until Friday Nov. 10, the company said in a securities filing.


Rwandan leader's would-be rival Rwigara and her mother denied bail

KIGALI (Reuters) - A Rwandan court denied bail on Monday to a vocal critic of President Paul Kagame who was barred from running against him in an August election and later jailed on charges of incitement and forgery that are widely seen as politically motivated.

Mark Cuban: If I run in 2020, it would be as a Republican

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban tells Fox News Channel that if he were to run for president in 2020, it would be as a Republican candidate.


Macron's dog Nemo caught peeing on presidential fireplace

PARIS (Reuters) - Even presidential pets show the occasional disdain for pomp and protocol.


New York to Replace MetroCard With Modern Way to Pay Transit Fares

New York’s transit system is expected to replace the MetroCard with a technology that can accommodate cellphones and certain kinds of credit or debit cards.


France probing possible Fiat obstruction over 'Dieselgate' affair: document

PARIS (Reuters) - Carmaker Fiat Chrysler is subject of a French judicial inquiry over suspected obstruction of a French inquiry into the 'Dieselgate' affair, concerning devices used to cheat on tests over emissions, according to a document obtained by Reuters.

United States International Relations

Editorial: America’s Forever Wars

How many foreign entanglements will the public tolerate, and why is Congress AWOL from this debate?

Real Estate and Housing (Residential)

A Replacement Home Arrives, Little Assembly Required

For the first time, New York City will bring in dozens of modular houses as part of a long-troubled Hurricane Sandy rebuilding program


Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday.

Armas, Carlos Castillo

Editorial: Where Have All Our Heroes Gone?

Let’s get back into the habit of gathering to celebrate the exceptional among us. Who’s on your list?


Editorial: Abortion Ideologues Subvert a Woman’s Rights

With an argument as weak as it is brazen, the administration is fighting an undocumented immigrant who wants to end her pregnancy.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Editorial: States Take On Election Hacking. Washington Ignores It.

The threat to the American voting process cries out for national leadership. But don’t expect help from President Trump.