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Here's what they did after their loved ones were killed

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Every tragedy, big or small, leaves behind victims and loved ones whose lives are inalterably changed. In some cases, survivors find themselves driven to become activists or advocates, finding meaning in the tragedy by fighting whatever caused it. [Source]

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

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

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Malcolm Young, Whose Guitar Riffs Helped Propel AC/DC to Fame, Dies at 64

Mr. Young, who was a founder of the band, was known for his raucous energy. A family statement said he had had dementia for several years.

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UPDATE 1-Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

* Grasberg is world's second largest copper mine by volume (Adds Freeport's comment)

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Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings - sources

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 18 (Reuters) - U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns, company sources said.

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Tapper: People in 'glass White Houses' shouldn't throw stones

President Trump went after Sen. Franken (D-MN) on Twitter for sexual harassment accusations, despite numerous women who have accused President Trump of sexual harassment.

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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.

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Belgian judge postpones decision on arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader: lawyer

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian judge made no ruling on the European arrest warrant issued by Spain for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers, after a court hearing in Brussels on Friday, his lawyer said.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Indonesia evacuates villagers after shootings near Freeport copper mine

JAKARTA/TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Indonesia on Friday began evacuating villages that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists after a string of shootings near the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua.

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Indonesia evacuates villagers after shootings near Freeport mine

JAKARTA/TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Indonesia on Friday began evacuating villages that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists after a string of shootings near the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua.

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Bones of contention: Australia returns ancient Aboriginal remains for outback burial

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The 40,000-year-old remains of an Aboriginal man that prompted a drastic rewrite of Australian history were returned to his ancestral homeland on Friday after four decades of...

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UPDATE 2-Fire hits Freeport Indonesia port facility in Papua

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A fire broke out at the main port used by copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc in Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday night, the company said.

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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.

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Alabama G.O.P. Says It Stands Behind Roy Moore

Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Republican Party intends to stick by its nominee for a United States Senate seat.

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Eric Newman, Whose Coins Told of America’s History, Dies at 106

Mr. Newman, a numismatist for nearly a century, was one of the country’s most distinguished authorities on the art and history of coinage and paper money.

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UPDATE 2-Recovery rally for European stocks leaves oil sector behind

* Energy stocks fall after Norway wealth fund proposes oil stocks exit

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BRIEF-Ionis eligible to get nearly $800 mln in milestones from deal with Janssen

* Ionis Pharmaceuticals licenses second orally delivered antisense drug to Janssen

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Fire hits Freeport Indonesia port facility in Papua - company sources

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A fire has broken out at the main port used by copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc in Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday night, company sources said.

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Indonesian parliament speaker not hiding from graft probe: lawyer

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

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NFL: Jerry Jones is hurting the league

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

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

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South Korea postpones university exam after rare earthquake

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea postponed its annual university entrance exam by a week on Wednesday after a rare earthquake rattled the country, shaking buildings and causing damage but no deaths.

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Fifteen bullet-ridden kidnap victims found in southwest Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police on Wednesday found 15 bullet-ridden bodies of kidnap victims near the border with Iran, a favored route for human traffickers taking workers illegally to Europe.

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UPDATE 2-Indonesian police officer killed in shooting near Freeport mine

* Officers on patrol in area near Tuesday's shooting on vehicle

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What’s Behind Saudi Arabia’s Political Crisis?

A crown prince. An epic purge. A proxy war. Saudi Arabia's political crisis, explained.

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UPDATE 1-Indonesian police officer killed in shooting near Freeport mine

* Officers on patrol in area near Tuesday's shooting on vehicle

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Indonesian police officer killed in shooting near Freeport mine

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) - An Indonesian police officer was killed and a second wounded after being shot in an area near Freeport-McMoRan Inc's giant Grasberg copper mine in the eastern province of Papua, a police spokesman said.

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Debra Chasnoff, Whose Films Redefined Gay Families, Dies at 60

An Oscar-winning documentarian, she addressed subjects including parenting, sexuality, bullying, nuclear power and affordable housing.

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U.S. judge postpones decision on Breitburn plan in unusual move

CHICAGO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge refused to allow a reorganization plan by Breitburn Energy Partners LP to proceed for a creditor vote for the time being, an unusual move for a large Chapter 11 case.

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What's driving Jerry Jones' beef with Roger Goodell

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'Slaughterbots' shows horrors of killer drones

A new video from top AI researchers warns of the dangers of autonomous weapons.

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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.

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Collahuasi postpones plan for environmental study until 2018-company

SANTIAGO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Chilean copper mine Collahuasi, a joint venture of Anglo American and Glencore, is postponing its plan to seek approval of an environmental impact study for an expansion until next year, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.

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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.

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Police fear serial killer could be behind fourth Tampa shooting

(Reuters) - Police in Tampa, Florida, were investigating whether a fatal shooting on Tuesday could be linked to a possible serial killer who is feared to have murdered three victims in a string of night attacks terrorizing a city neighborhood.

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Sandy Hook victims' families to argue case in Connecticut Supreme Court

HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut's highest court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched case brought by the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker of the assault rifle used by the killer.

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Panthers maul Dolphins behind Newton's four touchdown passes

(The Sports Xchange) - Cam Newton threw four touchdown passes and the Carolina Panthers pounded the Miami Dolphins in a 45-21 victory on Monday at Bank of America Stadium.

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Indonesian volunteers save six beached whales

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian volunteers managed to save six whales beached on the northern tip of Sumatra but four died, a conservation official said on Tuesday.

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Freeport Indonesia closes mine access road again after shooting

TIMIKA, Indonesia (Reuters) - The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc closed the main access road to its giant copper mine in the eastern province of Papua on Tuesday for the second time in three days after another shooting incident.

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Freeport closes access road at Indonesia's Grasberg mine after shooting

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc has closed the main access road to the giant Grasberg copper mine after a shooting incident on Tuesday morning in the Papuan highlands where the mine is situated.

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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.

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Behind the Scenes, Communist Strategist Presses China’s Rise

Wang Huning, a close adviser to Chinese leader Xi Jinping, has brought a steadiness of vision and purpose to China’s rivalry with the United States.

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Indonesians rush to save beached sperm whales

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian officials and fishermen on Monday were trying to save a pod of 12 huge sperm whales that washed up on a beach at the northern tip of Sumatra island, a conservationist said.

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Behind the Lucrative Assembly Line of Student Debt Lawsuits

Transworld has been one of most prolific debt collectors, filing more than 38,000 lawsuits in the last three years on behalf of a single client. Many were flawed, say regulators.

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UPDATE 2-Freeport Indonesia reopens mine access after shootings

* Security situation has had no impact on production -spokesman

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Suspected Indonesian radicals armed with bows and arrows burn down police complex

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police shot dead two men suspected of burning down a police station complex in a jihadist-inspired attack after they fired at them with bows and arrows, officials said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Freeport Indonesia reopens mine access after shooting

* Security situation has had no impact on production -spokesman

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Freeport Indonesia mine access road reopened after shooting -spokesman

JAKARTA, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc has reopened the main supply route to its Papuan mine, a company spokesman said on Monday, after the road was closed on Sunday following a shooting incident in the area.

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Pope Says No Phones in Church. Parishioners Keep Scrolling.

People texted in the pews during Sunday Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan, despite Pope Francis’ declaration last week that phones were an “ugly” distraction.

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In grieving Texas town, faith sustains those left behind

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - Joe Holcombe and his wife, Claryce, lost eight members of their family in the Texas church shooting last Sunday, including their son, grandchildren, a pregnant granddaughter-in-law and a great- granddaughter who was still a toddler. But they are serene.

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UPDATE 1-Freeport Indonesia shuts main supply route to mine after shooting

JAKARTA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc has temporarily shut the main supply route to its Papua mine after a shooting incident, a spokesman said, amid escalating tensions between security forces and an armed rebel group in the area.

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Indonesia delivers supplies to villages after Papua rebels' threat to Freeport

JAKARTA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Authorities in Indonesia's eastern province of Papua are delivering food and aid to villages where security forces say an armed rebel group has blocked residents' movement, as police and military surround the area, a police official said on Sunday.

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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.

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Here's what they did after their loved ones were killed

Every tragedy, big or small, leaves behind victims and loved ones whose lives are inalterably changed. In some cases, survivors find themselves driven to become activists or advocates, finding meaning in the tragedy by fighting whatever caused it.

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Indonesian forces prepare to storm Papua villages held by rebels

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

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Welcoming Worshipers With Open Arms and Concealed Ones, Too

After the massacre of 26 people at a small church in Texas, houses of worship are rethinking security plans and weighing them against the need to keep open doors.

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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.

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Indonesia's army plans tough response to separatists threatening mine

JAKARTA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Indonesia's military is ready to take tough measures, if needed, to combat separatists who, it said, were holding civilian hostages in villages in the eastern province of Papua, but will pursue dialogue first.

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AR-15: The Gun Behind So Many Mass Shootings

The AR-15 assault rifle is commonly used in mass shootings in the United States. Here's a closer look at likely reasons why.

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

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

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

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

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Investment veterans behind real estate, hospitality buyout vehicle

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chairman of fund manager Man GLG and the ex-president of Vornado Realty Trust are behind a buyout vehicle that will seek deals in the real estate and hospitality...

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

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

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Pope: Put down your phones during Mass

Pope Francis wants you to do him a favor. The next time you're in Mass -- put down your cell phone.

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Mobile-app errors expose data on 180 million phones: security firm

(Reuters) - Up to 180 million smart phone owners are at risk of having some of their text messages and calls intercepted by hackers because of a simple coding error in at least 685 mobile apps, cyber-security firm Appthority warned on Thursday.

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Special Report: The decisions behind Monsanto's weed-killer crisis

(Reuters) - In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide crisis, with millions of acres of crops damaged.

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The companies behind Trump's $250B of China deals

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Tribute to Las Vegas victims marks CMA Awards as Brooks wins top award

(Reuters) - The Country Music Association's (CMA) annual awards on Wednesday blended somber reflections on recent tragic events including the Las Vegas mass shooting, with show-stopping performances by top music stars and even a dose of political humor.

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Tech We’re Using: Smartphones in Egypt Bring Biting Humor but Also Scrutiny

As connectivity has improved, political talk on social media and digital picture-taking can provoke suspicion, or worse, our Cairo bureau chief says.

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Pope Francis: Mass Is for Lifting Hearts, Not Cellphones

During a general audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said Catholics should stop picking up their phones to take pictures during Mass.

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The Shift: YouTube’s Rapid Response Partisans Game the News of Tragedy

A community of internet talking heads gets their fact-challenged messages across by working fast after events like the church massacre in Texas.

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

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

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Texas church to hold service a week after tragedy

Twenty five members of its congregation are no more. Its worship hall is bullet-riddled and destroyed. But undeterred, the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will host a service on Sunday, just seven days after a gunman stormed the building in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

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Former TV anchor, whose girlfriend was killed on-air, wins Virginia seat

Former television anchor and Democrat Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend Alison Parker was killed on live television in 2015, has won the race for the 12th district of Virginia's House of Delegates.

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Lift up your hearts, not your cell phones, pope tells priests, bishops

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Wednesday chastised priests and bishops who take pictures with their cell phones during Masses, saying they should focus on God instead.

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Phys Ed: Can Ketones Rev Up Our Workouts?

Ketone supplements designed to mimic the effects of a high-fat, low-carb diet have become popular among athletes. One catch: They often cause nausea.

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Reform and royal rivalry: milestones in Saudi crown prince's ascent

Nov 8 (Reuters) - A crackdown on corruption ordered by Saudi Arabia's crown prince caps a frenetic 2-1/2 years in which he has tried to remodel a conservative kingdom ruled by cautious elderly men into a modern state no longer dependent on oil.

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Indonesia plans automated system to flag contentious Internet material

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia plans to launch in January a new automated system using 44 servers to help block websites displaying content such as pornography or extremist ideology, a communications ministry official said on Wednesday.

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Why the Tally of the Church Shooting’s Victims Included a Fetus

Whether an unborn baby is legally a separate victim of murder from its mother varies from state to state, and is tangled up in the debate over when life begins.

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BRIEF-Jones Energy announces third quarter results, updated guidance

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

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Man offers free coffins for Texas shooting victims

When Trey Ganem heard about the shootings in Sutherland Springs, he jumped in his car and drove 100 miles to the mourning town.

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Nazi victim memorial stones stolen in Berlin, police probe

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

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Waymo launching ride-hailing service in Phoenix with no human behind wheel

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving unit is launching a ride-hailing service for the general public with no human driver behind the steering wheel and has been testing such fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik said on Tuesday.

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Indonesia governor cracks down on bloody dog-boar fights

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Authorities in Indonesia's West Java province have called a halt to contests pitting dogs against wild boars, following media coverage of the bloody spectacle and pressure by animal rights activists, the provincial governor's spokesman said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-After WhatsApp threat, Indonesia steps up Internet obscenity purge

* Indonesia partly censors the Internet (Updates after government dropped threat to block WhatsApp)

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Dialog operating profit up on strong demand for new smartphones

FRANKFURT, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Dialog Semiconductor reported a 4 percent increase in third-quarter adjusted operating profit on Tuesday as it benefited from strong demand from makers of next-generation smartphones and other consumer electronics devices.

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After WhatsApp threat, Indonesia steps up Internet obscenity purge

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia said on Tuesday it would summon representatives of messaging services and search engines, including Alphabet Inc's Google, to demand they remove obscene content, a day after threatening to shut down WhatsApp Messenger.

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UPDATE 1-After WhatsApp threat, Indonesia steps up Internet obscenity purge

JAKARTA, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Indonesia said on Tuesday it would summon representatives of messaging services and search engines, including Alphabet Inc's Google, to demand they remove obscene content, a day after threatening to shut down WhatsApp Messenger.

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Indonesia to summon messenger, search engine providers over content

JAKARTA, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Indonesia's communications ministry said on Tuesday it will summon representatives from messenger services and search engine providers including Alphabet Inc's Google to push them to clean up obscene content.

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

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

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Behind Rand Paul’s Broken Ribs: A ‘Trivial’ Dispute, Lawyer Says

Police charged the neighbor, Rene Boucher, 59, with assault after he admitted to tackling Mr. Paul while the senator was mowing his lawn.

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What we know so far about the victims

Many of them had known each other for years. That's no surprise in a small town like Sutherland Springs, Texas, where lives intersect daily on the street, at the school and in the church.

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John Mollo, Whose Costumes Made ‘Star Wars’ Seem Real, Dies at 86

An authority on military uniforms, Mr. Mollo was adept at creating verisimilitude in worlds both imagined and remembered.

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Texas Shooting Victims Included Children and a Pregnant Woman

A pastor’s 14-year-old daughter and several members of one family were also killed in the church massacre, the authorities said.

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

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

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At least 8 of the 26 victims were members of the same family, residents tell CNN

A shooter killed 26 people at a Texas church and at least eight of those victims were members of the same family, according to a relative and a community leader who both spoke to CNN.

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Op-Ed Contributor: ‘Game of Thrones’ Comes to Saudi Arabia

The kingdom’s crown prince seems to think that modernization requires an absolute monarch.

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Indonesia threatens to block WhatsApp messaging over obscene content

JAKARTA, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday vowed to block Facebook Inc's WhatsApp Messenger within 48 hours if the service did not ensure that obscene Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images were removed.

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The Paradise Papers: Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments

Leaked files show that a state-controlled bank in Moscow helped to fuel Yuri Milner’s ascent in Silicon Valley, where the Russia investigation has put tech companies under scrutiny.

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Guards chief rejects Trump 'slander' that Iran behind Saudi missile

DUBAI (Reuters) - The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards denied on Sunday accusations by Donald Trump that Iran was behind the firing of a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia from warring Yemen, rejecting it as one of the U.S. president's "slanders".

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Indonesian officials find multiple violations in deadly factory blaze

TANGERANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - Police investigating a fire that killed nearly 50 people at a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Jakarta late last month have found multiple safety violations at the plant, which was crammed with three times the number of workers allowed.

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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.

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What's going on behind your belly button

Our belly button is a reminder for life that once we were attached to and dependent on our mother, floating like a little astronaut in our liquid universe.

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Month into trial, North Korean 'masterminds' behind Kim Jong Nam killing a mystery

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - One month into the trial of the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Malaysian prosecutors have focused on two accused women, but have shed no light on four prime North Korean suspects.

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Apple CEO Cook breathes new life into old iPhones

(Reuters) - By delivering solid financial results that beat Wall Street's expectations for both revenues and profits on Thursday, Apple Inc's CEO Tim Cook put to rest concerns that the company's flagship device, the iPhone X, wouldn't be ready in time for the holiday shopping season.

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New Orangutan Species Discovered in Indonesian Rain Forest

The scientists who identified the Tapanuli orangutan said there are only about 800 left, making them the most endangered of all great ape species.

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One in five Indonesian students support Islamic caliphate: survey

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Nearly 20 percent of high school and university students in Indonesia support the establishment of a caliphate in the world's largest Muslim-majority country over the current secular government, a new survey showed this week.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Niger asks U.S. to deploy armed drones against militants

NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger has asked the United States to start using armed drones against jihadist groups operating on the Mali border, raising the stakes in a counterinsurgency campaign jolted by a deadly ambush of allied U.S.-Nigerien forces.

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U.S. judge frees Indonesian immigrant held by Trump order

BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday ordered the release of an illegal immigrant who is among 47 Indonesians in New Hampshire challenging the Trump administration's order to deport them.

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Why switching to wireless headphones could improve your running form

When Apple introduced its design for the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, one ubiquitous feature was missing: the headphone jack. And while many believed that wireless headphones would soon become the norm, workarounds like the Apple Headphone Adapter have allowed users to stay plugged in. But if you're a runner, you may want to rethink this.

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British Columbia mega dam behind schedule, over budget -regulator

VANCOUVER, Nov 1 (Reuters) - A C$9 billion ($7 billion) hydroelectric dam under construction in British Columbia is over budget and a year behind schedule, the province's power regulator said on Wednesday but declined to recommend whether the project should go ahead or be scrapped.

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Niger defense minister asks U.S. to deploy armed drones against militants

NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger has asked the United States to start using armed drones against jihadist groups operating on the Mali border, raising the stakes in a counter-insurgency campaign jolted by a deadly ambush of allied U.S.-Nigerien forces.

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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.

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June Robles Birt, Whose Abduction at 6 Gripped the Nation, Is Dead at 87

After “Little June” was rescued from a coffinlike cage in Arizona in 1934, she vanished again, this time deliberately into an inconspicuous life.

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The First Time: Maria Bamford: The First Time Someone Loved Me for Who I Really Am

While hospitalized in a psychiatric ward, the comedian learned the truth about enduring relationships: They’re not reserved for a select few.

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UK's Brexit preparations accelerating, cabinet united behind PM May: spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's preparations for leaving the European Union are accelerating significantly, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Tuesday, describing her cabinet of senior ministers as united in seeking a Brexit deal from the EU.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes off Ambon in Indonesia: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck off Ambon in Indonesia's Molucca islands, the United States Geological Survey said on Tuesday.

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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

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Soccer: Australia FA postpones meeting as FIFA intervention looms

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's embattled football association has postponed an emergency general meeting it had hoped would end a bitter power-struggle between clubs and administrators, and stave off the threat of a FIFA takeover of the domestic game.

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Google ditched autopilot driving feature after test user napped behind wheel

ATWATER, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit stopped developing features that required drivers to take control in dangerous situations, its chief executive said Monday, as autopilot reliance left users prone to distractions and ill-prepared to maneuver.

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Indonesian police kill two 'terrorists' on eastern island

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian counter-terrorism police killed two militants suspected of having links with a pro-Islamic State network in a shootout on the eastern island of Sumbawa, officials said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads - sources

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has designed iPhones and iPads that would drop chips supplied by Qualcomm Inc , according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads: sources

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has designed iPhones and iPads that would drop chips supplied by Qualcomm Inc , according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads -sources

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has designed iPhones and iPads that would drop chips supplied by Qualcomm Inc , according to two people familiar with the matter.

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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

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Court orders Nigeria to pay $288 million to 1967 war victims

ABUJA (Reuters) - A court on Monday ordered Nigeria to pay 88 billion naira ($288 million) in damages to victims of the 1967 civil war for failure to fully de-mine and clear the land of other weaponry after the end of hostilities.

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What's behind the trend for rough diamonds

High jewelry houses are traditionally at the tail end of the diamond supply chain. Once they're extracted, rough stones are typically acquired by specialist diamond cutters and polishers, who analyze each stone -- sometimes for up to a year -- to determine the ideal cut in which to shape them. Only after this process are the polished gems usually presented to high jewelry houses, who set them into glittering creations.

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead Parade Pays Tribute to Quake Victims

The annual parade also celebrated the rescuers who helped pull people from the rubble of collapsed buildings after two earthquakes in two weeks in September.

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Indonesia lowers Bali volcano alert status

JAKARTA (Reuters) - - Indonesian authorities on Sunday lowered the alert status of the Mount Agung volcano on the holiday island of Bali, whose rumblings last month forced around 133,000 residents to flee and deterred tourism in the area.

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House panel and firm behind Trump dossier reach subpoena deal

Fusion GPS, the research firm behind the dossier containing allegations about President Donald Trump and Russia, its bank and the House intelligence committee have reached an agreement over the panel's subpoena of Fusion's financial records.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Faith Moors 2 Victims of Hurricane Sandy in Life’s Storms

After years of disarray in the wake of the 2012 hurricane, a retired Orthodox Jewish couple find calm in a new home, aided by their unflinching faith in God.

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Greek police arrest suspect behind parcel bomb attacks on EU officials

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek authorities have arrested a man believed to have been involved in parcel bombs mailed to European Union officials and former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos earlier this year, police said on Saturday.

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One Convicted, One Cleared: Signs of Trouble in Indonesia Courts

The legal system is coming under renewed scrutiny after rulings in two high-profile cases that alarmed both Westerners and local anticorruption groups.

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Indonesia detains owner after deadly fireworks factory blaze

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have detained a fireworks factory owner and a manager on suspicion of negligence after explosions and fire ripped through a warehouse on the outskirts of Jakarta, killing 48 workers and injuring dozens, police said on Saturday.

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Robert Blakeley, Whose Fallout Shelter Sign Symbolized the Cold War, Dies at 95

Robert Blakeley’s yellow-and-black placards reflected Americans’ anxieties about nuclear war while pointing the way to where they might be saved from it.

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U.S. judge extends deadline for bank records of firm behind Trump dossier

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge has given an unnamed bank more time to respond to a congressional subpoena for financial records of the Washington research firm that hired a former British spy to compile a dossier on presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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REFILE-UPDATE 2-Mexico and Indonesia could be next up for Eni's asset sales

MILAN, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Italian oil major Eni could sell stakes in its oil and gas fields in Mexico and Indonesia in the next stage of its asset sale strategy, the company said on Friday.

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Critic’s Notebook: ‘La Bohème’: Should Opera’s Most Beloved Classic Be Changed?

A reboot in London and an upcoming futuristic staging in Paris ask whether and how opera companies can revamp the story of Puccini’s struggling young artists.

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Britain believes North Korea was behind 'WannaCry' NHS cyber attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Friday it believed North Korea was behind the "WannaCry" cyber attack in May that disrupted businesses and government services worldwide, including the National Health Service (NHS) in England.

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Nonfiction: A Quarter of a Century Behind Bars, for a Crime He Didn’t Commit

Alex Kotlowitz reviews Benjamin Rachlin’s “Ghost of the Innocent Man,” which tells the story of Willie J. Grimes, wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.

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These ocean drones are trawling for climate change data

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Indonesia police comb site of deadly fireworks factory explosions

KOSAMBI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian investigators combed a burnt-out fireworks factory on Friday after blasts killed 47 people and injured dozens, as doctors treated survivors suffering from horrific burns of up to 80 percent of their bodies.

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This court ruling could silence alleged victims of sexual misconduct

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Somalia's al Shabaab stones woman to death for cheating on husband

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab on Thursday publicly stoned a woman to death in a town in the south for cheating on her husband, an official told Reuters.

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Mexico's Banorte values Interacciones deal at 26.6 bln pesos - presentation

MEXICO CITY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte sees the total value of its deal to buy smaller peer Grupo Financiero Interacciones is 26.557 billion pesos ($1.40 billion), the group said in an investor presentation obtained by Reuters on Thursday.

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Indonesian Fireworks Factory Explosion Kills Dozens

With at least 47 dead and 46 hurt, the authorities were investigating whether the business in Tangerang was illegal.

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Indonesia fireworks factory blasts kill 47, injure dozens: police

KOSAMBI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Two explosions and a fire at a fireworks factory on the western outskirts of Indonesia's capital killed 47 people and injured dozens on Thursday, police said, and the death toll was expected to rise.

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NotPetya hackers likely behind BadRabbit attack: researchers

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hackers responsible for the NotPetya cyber attack which crippled businesses in Ukraine and around the world in June were likely behind a smaller-scale attack on Russia and other countries this week, Russia-based cyber security firm Group-IB said on Thursday.

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Indonesia fireworks factory explosions kill 47, injure dozens -police

KOSAMBI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Two explosions and a fire at a fireworks factory in the western outskirts of Indonesia's capital killed 47 people and injured dozens on Thursday, police said, and the death toll was expected to rise.

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Indonesia fireworks factory blast death toll at 47: police

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The number of deaths has risen to 47 from Thursday's blast at a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital of Jakarta, with 46 injured, police spokesman Argo Yuwono told Metro Television.

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Indonesia fireworks factory explosion kills 30, injures dozens: official

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An explosion and fire at a fireworks factory on the western outskirts of Indonesia's capital killed at least 30 people and injured dozens on Thursday, officials said.

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Op-Ed Contributor: The Madness Behind Trump’s ‘Madman’ Strategy

It’s tempting to believe the president is just trying to scare Kim Jong-un by acting crazy. If he is, it won’t work.

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Indonesia fireworks factory explosion kills 27, injures 35: media

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An explosion and a fire at a fireworks factory in an area west of Indonesia's capital of Jakarta have killed 27 people and injured 35, media said on Thursday, citing police and firefighters.

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Bamian Journal: A Tale of Two Hotels, a Buddha Behind Each

A $5 million property with executive suites and a two-room mud hut with wasps and 80-cent beans speak of the Bamian Valley’s fluctuating fortunes.

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US sought to arm drones before Niger attack

The United States military had been seeking the authority to arm its drones in Niger before the recent ambush of US forces there, three defense officials tell CNN.

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UPDATE 1-CSX postpones investor conference amid leadership shakeup

Oct 25 (Reuters) - CSX Corp, the third-largest U.S. railroad operator, said on Wednesday it was postponing an Oct. 30 investor conference to a later date, and said its board approved a $1.5 billion share buyback program.

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CSX postpones investor conference amid leadership shakeup

(Reuters) - CSX Corp , the third-largest U.S. railroad operator, said on Wednesday it is postponing an Oct. 30 investor conference to a later date, and said its board approved a $1.5 billion share buyback program.

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Victims of South Sudan attack on aid workers start testifying from U.S.

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Foreign victims of an attack on aid workers in South Sudan began giving testimony via video link from the United States on Wednesday in the trial of government soldiers accused of murder and gang rape.

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CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Damages for Grenfell fire victims may total just $5 mln - Reuters analysis

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The bill for compensating families of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in London may be as low as 4 million pounds ($5 million), according to several lawyers and a Reuters analysis of how damages laws apply in England.

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U.S. judge rejects bid to dismiss Indonesian immigrant's lawsuit

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday declined to dismiss a lawsuit by an Indonesian illegal immigrant challenging his detention in a Massachusetts county jail, finding that she had authority to challenge the conditions of his confinement.

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Behind Quebec’s Ban on Face Coverings, a Debate Over Identity

Arguments over the law center on how a traditionally white, Catholic and French-speaking province can absorb new immigrants’ cultures, while protecting its own.

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'Dishonesty' redefined as U.S. gambler loses $10 million UK lawsuit

LONDON (Reuters) - A poker champion lost a lawsuit on Wednesday against a London casino that refused to pay him millions in winnings because it said he had cheated, in a ruling that overturns 35 years of legal practice on what is "dishonest".

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In Hammarskjold Crash, U.N. Report Bolsters Theory That Tragedy Was No Accident

A finding gave weight to theories of skulduggery tied to the 1961 crash of the plane carrying the United Nations chief Dag Hammarskjold.

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U.S. says 'administrative error' blocked Indonesia military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's military chief was temporarily barred from traveling to the United States at the weekend due to an "administrative error", the U.S. embassy in Jakarta said in an online statement on Wednesday.

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China’s ‘Chairman of Everything’: Behind Xi Jinping’s Many Titles

Mr. Xi has used a bureaucrat’s savvy to cement his control, inventing titles and institutions.

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Indonesia arrests nine with alleged Islamic State links

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities arrested nine men suspected of having links to a militant network loyal to Islamic State and planning a series of attacks on police posts, said a police spokesman.

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Contractor builds three tiny homes to help wildfire victims

Charlie McEvoy was like everybody else in Northern California as he watched massive wildfires tear through his Sonoma County community: shocked and saddened beyond words.

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Gun training covers many safety issues, but not some major ones

(Reuters Health) - Most firearm safety courses cover basics such as safely loading and unloading a gun, but few instructors address suicide prevention, domestic violence or prevention of gun theft, according to a study focused on the U.S. Northeast.

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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.

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APRIL can resume Indonesian forestry operations: environment ministry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL) can resume forestry operations at its Indonesian pulp and paper subsidiary, government officials said on Tuesday, amid a dispute over environmental rules.

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Indonesia passes law to ban organizations deemed against its ideology

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Around 1,000 Indonesians, led by hardline Islamist groups, protested outside parliament on Tuesday as lawmakers approved a presidential decree banning any civil organizations deemed to go against the country's secular state ideology.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. sets antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

* Follows finding that they were sold below market value in US

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UPDATE 3-U.S. sets antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday set preliminary antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, after an initial finding that the products used as motor fuel were being sold at prices below market value in the United States.

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U.S. sets antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday set preliminary antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, after an initial finding that the products were being sold under market value in the United States.

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U.S. sets preliminary antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday made a preliminary finding imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia were being dumped and set preliminary antidumping duties on the products.

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New Hampshire governor asks Trump to stop Indonesian deportation effort

BOSTON (Reuters) - New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Monday publicly called on U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, to halt an effort to deport 69 Indonesian Christians who fled violence in that country two decades ago and are living illegally in the state.

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RPT-CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Damages for Grenfell fire victims may total just $5 mln - Reuters analysis

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The bill for compensating families of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in London may be as low as 4 million pounds ($5 million), according to several lawyers and a Reuters analysis of how damages laws apply in England.

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Despite apology, Indonesia asks why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it had made "urgent" requests for an explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., as anger simmered in the world's largest Muslim-majority country over the diplomatic incident.

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Six police wounded, one killed in shootings near Indonesia's Freeport mine

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Six police were wounded and one killed in shootings that police alleged on Monday were carried out by a separatist group that aims to disrupt operations at the Grasberg copper and gold mine in Indonesia's eastern-most province of Papua.

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Indonesia seeks answer to why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it was still awaiting a detailed explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., despite having a visa and an official invitation, although it had accepted an official apology.

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Tragedy and the Will to Live: The Obsessive Art of Charlotte Salomon

The almost 800 gouache paintings of “Life? or Theater?”, a semi-autobiographical series by the Berlin-born Jewish artist, are being shown together for the first time, in Amsterdam.

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Indonesia's top general denied US entry despite high-profile invite

The chief of Indonesia's military was denied entry to the United States on Saturday, despite having an invitation from US General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Indonesia demands answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, Indonesian officials said on Sunday.

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Indonesia to demand answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the U.S. secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, an Indonesian official said on Sunday.

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Firm behind Trump dossier fights subpoena

Fusion GPS, the intelligence firm behind the controversial Trump dossier, asked a federal court on Friday to stop its bank from turning over financial records subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee.

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Loved ones say good-bye to Sgt. La David Johnson, US soldier slain in Niger

A heartbreaking truth began to dawn for the family of slain Army Sgt. La David Johnson as loved ones prepared for a private funeral Saturday for the soldier who was killed along with three comrades in an ISIS ambush in Niger.

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Homeless teen spends birthday helping hurricane victims

Christopher Rodriguez turned 19 on Friday in his native Puerto Rico, and he spent his birthday giving -- giving aid to neighbors still struggling a month to the day after Hurricane Maria blasted the island.

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U.S. judge wrestles with issue of Indonesian immigrants

BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge wrestled on Friday with how much longer she can delay a Trump administration move to deport 47 Indonesian Christians who fled deadly violence in that country two decades ago and have been living illegally in New Hampshire under an informal deal with immigration officials.

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Senate panel postpones hearing with Trump lawyer Cohen in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Intelligence Committee investigating U.S. allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election said on Friday it had postponed a public hearing with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's lawyer, and it would be rescheduled.

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Thousands of Somalis gather to mourn bomb victims

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Thousands of Somalis prayed in Mogadishu on Friday at a symbolic funeral for more than 300 people killed by the country's deadliest truck bombing.

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Fate of New Hampshire Indonesians goes before U.S. judge in Boston

BOSTON (Reuters) - The case of 47 Indonesian Christians, who fled violence in that country two decades ago and now live illegally in New Hampshire, heads to Boston federal court on Friday, where a judge will weigh whether she can intervene in an immigration matter.

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APRIL halts Indonesia paper unit ops as forestry permit revoked

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) has suspended forestry operations at its Indonesian pulp and paper subsidiary after the government cancelled a long-term work plan citing environmental non-compliance.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: A ‘Torch Song’ Burning With Emotion Behind the Laughs

Portraying mother and son in a fierce revival of Harvey Fierstein’s comedy, Mercedes Ruehl and Michael Urie are in peak form.

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My Interview With a Rohingya Refugee: What Do You Say to a Woman Whose Baby Was Thrown Into a Fire?

I’ve covered genocide in Sudan and children being blown apart in Iraq. I’ve been dispatched to earthquakes, hurricanes and famines. But Rajuma’s story stopped me.

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Feature: The Superweirdo Behind ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

To revamp the most boring superhero in the Marvel pantheon, the company turned to an eccentric indie filmmaker from New Zealand. Will Americans like the view inside Taika Waititi’s head?

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U.S. knew of Indonesian anti-communist massacre as it unfolded

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The U.S. government had intimate knowledge of the mass killing of alleged communists in Indonesia in the mid 1960s even as it failed to publicly reveal the slaughter, newly declassified U.S. documents show.The documents also reveal that Indonesian army intermediaries told Western embassies they were considering toppling then president Sukarno less than a fortnight after the killing of six generals by rebel military personnel that sparked the bloodletting.

War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity nytimes.com

U.S. Stood by as Indonesia Killed a Half-Million People, Papers Show

The killings in 1965-66 played to anti-Communist attitudes, and U.S. diplomats mostly stayed silent while tallying the deaths, documents show.

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In the future, you might work out with a swarm of drones

What may replace wrist-worn fitness trackers in the future? From swarms of drones to sensors hidden in your socks, experts weigh in on how we might track our workouts and our health in the years to come.