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VW raises 2020 sales outlook on emerging-market growth, SUVs

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen has raised its mid-term revenue outlook on demand for new sport-utility vehicles in emerging markets and upgraded a pretax profit goal even as it pushes investments in electric cars and new technologies.

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Volkswagen raises 2020 sales outlook on emerging-market growth, SUVs

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen has increased its group sales guidance for 2020 on growing demand for its new sport-utility vehicles in emerging markets such as Brazil and Russia.

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Golf: Spieth's Sydney love affair comes with a cash bonus

(Reuters) - World number two Jordan Spieth will be well rewarded for his trip Down Under this week regardless of whether he successfully defends his title at the Australian Open, a tournament he has developed a love affair with over the last four years.

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UPDATE 1-Debt-ridden Altice says not preparing equity-linked cash raising, no margin loan problems

PARIS, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Debt-ridden telecoms and cable group Altice said on Monday it was not preparing to raise cash by means of any equity issue, adding it had no margin loans problems and was working on an asset sale programme to cut its debt.

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Search for Missing Argentine Submarine Raises Grim Scenarios

Officials said earlier hopeful reports that the crew might have tried to make satellite calls in recent days appeared to be wrong.

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BRIEF-Altice NV says not in preparation of cash raising by means of an equity or equity-linked issuance

* ALTICE NV- ALTICE IS NOT IN PREPARATION OF A CASH RAISING BY MEANS OF AN EQUITY- OR EQUITY-LINKED ISSUANCE AND HAS NO INTENTION TO PURSUE SUCH ACTION​

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From Las Vegas to Washington D.C., lobbyists swarm U.S. Congress on tax bill

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Recreational vehicle retailers from across the country were sipping morning coffee at a convention in Las Vegas earlier this month when word whipped through the hotel's "dealers' lounge" that the U.S. Congress was considering tax law changes threatening their businesses.

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South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert level

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the south west of the country and raised its bird flu alert level to the highest ranking.

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Kushner attorney fires back: There were no 'missing documents'

The attorney for Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, is pushing back against the Senate Judiciary Committee after the panel accused Kushner of not disclosing key documents.

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BRIEF-Caesars Entertainment says units ‍ are each extending early payment deadline, withdrawal time and expiration date for their cash tender offers​

* Caesars Entertainment Corp - units ‍ are each extending early payment deadline, withdrawal time and expiration date for their cash tender offers​

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On Franken, Trump shouldn't have gone there

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BRIEF-CINCINNATI FINANCIAL DECLARES REGULAR QUARTERLY AND SPECIAL CASH DIVIDEND

* CINCINNATI FINANCIAL CORPORATION DECLARES REGULAR QUARTERLY AND SPECIAL CASH DIVIDEND

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'There's no going back,' Zimbabwe's party tells Mugabe

HARARE (Reuters) - Leaders of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's party are making plans to force him from office if the 93-year-old leader resists pressure from the army to quit, a senior party source said on Friday.

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US allies frustrated by Trump as they lobby hard to keep Iran deal

US allies campaigning hard in the halls of Congress to preserve the Iran nuclear deal are finding the process frustrating and confounding.

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UPDATE 2-Gap beats 3rd-qtr sales estimates, raises full-year forecasts

* Q3 revenue $3.84 bln vs I/B/E/S est of $3.76 bln (Adds CEO quote, details from conference call, background; Updates share price)

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Analysis: There's a massive moral vacuum in the country

When an "Access Hollywood" tape featuring Donald Trump making comments about how money and power allowed him to grab women in their private parts without penalty -- and he still won the White House -- we knew there would be political and cultural repercussions.

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Homesick for Downton Abbey? Here’s a Way to Go Back There

“Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” comes to Manhattan, offering fans of the series a cleverly immersive period wonderland.

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BRIEF-BROWN-FORMAN INCREASES CASH DIVIDEND BY 8.2 PERCENT

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

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'No cash, Carney?' Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared unable to find his wallet on Thursday while attending a central bank event to promote public understanding of economics.

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

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

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During a hepatitis A emergency, there's a nationwide shortage of vaccine

The battle against Hepatitis A outbreaks across the US is being stymied by a national shortage of the vaccine needed to combat it.

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Trump to tap nuclear industry lobbyist for U.S. Energy Dept job

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump plans to nominate Melissa Burnison, a nuclear energy industry lobbyist, to serve as assistant secretary in charge of congressional and intergovernmental affairs at the U.S. Energy Department, the White House said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Anadarko Petroleum sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.05per share

* Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.05per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Cardiac arrest study in young athletes raises heart screening questions

(Reuters Health) - Screening exams to identify young athletes at risk for cardiac arrest might not be worthwhile, a new study suggests.

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BRIEF-Prudential Bancorp declares quarterly cash dividend plus special nonrecurring dividend

* Prudential Bancorp Inc announces declaration of quarterly cash dividend plus special nonrecurring dividend

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BRIEF-CDK Global increases regular quarterly cash dividend

* Cdk Global Inc - ‍approved a $0.01 increase in quarterly cash dividend to an annual rate of $0.60 per share​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-LANCASTER COLONY RAISES REGULAR QTRLY CASH DIVIDEND TO $0.60/SHARE

* LANCASTER COLONY INCREASES REGULAR CASH DIVIDEND; REELECTS THREE INCUMBENT DIRECTORS

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China ticketing platform Maoyan raises $150 million from Tencent

BEIJING (Reuters) - Maoyan, one of China's biggest online ticketing platforms, on Wednesday said it has secured 1 billion yuan ($150.82 million) in funding from internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the company at 20 billion yuan.

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China ticketing platform Maoyan raises $150 mln from Tencent

BEIJING, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Maoyan, one of China's biggest online ticketing platforms, on Wednesday said it has secured 1 billion yuan ($150.82 million) in funding from internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the company at 20 billion yuan.

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BRIEF-Pershing Square Capital Management raises sole share stake in ADP, dissolves in Nomad Foods

* Pershing Square Capital Management raises sole share stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc to 8.8 million shares from 1.8 million shares - SEC Filing‍​

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German parties want lobbyist registry, may mandate hack reports

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

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Sheriff: There are multiple crime scenes

Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnson says at least three people are dead in a shooting incident involving at least five crime scenes, including Rancho Tehama Elementary School in Reserve, California.

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Goldman Sachs CEO praises France for strong government and good food

PARIS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein praised the French government for its commitment to economic reforms during a visit to Paris on Tuesday.

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FDA raises concerns about use of kratom for opioid addiction

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday raised concerns about kratom, saying there is no reliable evidence to support its use to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms, citing reports of 36 deaths associated with the use of kratom-containing products.

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Trump Rules: An Open Door for Pesticide Lobbyists at the U.S.D.A.

A former lobbyist for the pesticide industry now leads a deregulation team at the Agriculture Department. Visitor logs show that old ties remain strong.

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

* Anthem launches cash tender offers for certain outstanding debt securities

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Funds taking "above normal" risks, cash holdings at 4-yr low-BAML survey

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Gloal funds are showing signs of "irrational exhuberance", with cash holdings at four-year lows and risk-taking at all-time highs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's monthly investor survey said on Tuesday.

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Canada's Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

MANILA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others.

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UPDATE 2-South Africa's Eskom not insolvent but facing cashflow trouble

* Company says has enough stocks to weather strike (Adds Eskom says financially afloat, strike, details)

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France raises prospect of new sanctions on Iran over ballistic program

PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign ministry suggested on Monday that new sanctions could be imposed on Iran if needed over its ballistic missile program.

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Sandy's Story: 7 years after Alzheimer's diagnosis, 'there's still a good life'

When he first sees me, Sandy Halperin always gives a surprised snort and then a cackle of delight. Before I know it, I'm enveloped in a bear hug, snuggled close and patted heartily on the back. If I'm lucky and Sandy remembers that he really likes me, I'll get a back scratch too, a true Halperin hug.

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Alpine skiing: Neureuther cashes in on Ryding error to win opener

(Reuters) - Germany's Felix Neureuther won the season-opening World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland on Sunday but only after Britain's Dave Ryding had missed out on a glorious opportunity to achieve an historic triumph.

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GE faces a big cash crunch

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The cash lobby (yes, there is one) raises its voice

It's been called "the war on cash."

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BRIEF-VIACOM SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20/SHR ON CLASS A & CLASS B COMMON STOCK

* VIACOM INC - ‍BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS DECLARED A QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20 PER SHARE ON BOTH CO'S CLASS A AND CLASS B COMMON STOCK​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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It's so bad, United has stopped flying there

Endowments nytimes.com

On Campus: How the Ivy League Hides Its Cash

Schools like Stanford stash their endowments in offshore accounts while still benefiting from tax breaks.

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

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

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UPDATE 2-Grupo Mexico raises nearly $1 bln in rail unit IPO -sources

MEXICO CITY, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Mexican miner and infrastructure company Grupo Mexico on Thursday priced an initial public offering of its rail unit at 31.50 pesos per share, two sources said, raising around 19 billion pesos ($998 million).

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

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

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China media praises tone, outcome of Trump-Xi summit

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Friday praised the tone and outcome of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, saying he and Chinese President Xi Jinping were setting a new blueprint for handling relations and managing their differences.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Grisly Video of a Massacre Raises an Unsettling Question: Who Should See It?

Texas officials have not said whether they will release a video of the church massacre that left 26 people dead. Whether they should is a different question.

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Genesis Healthcare sees nursing home lease deals saving cash

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Genesis Healthcare Inc, one of the largest U.S. nursing home operators, expects to bounce back from industry woes after reaching a deal to restructure some of its leases, Chief Executive George Hager told investors on Thursday.

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New 'Star Wars' trilogy raises hopes after Disney results miss target

(Reuters) - The force of "Star Wars" lifted Walt Disney Co shares on Thursday as the promise of a new film trilogy overshadowed disappointing quarterly results and struggles at the media company's television business.

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Disney results miss targets but new Star Wars trilogy raises hopes

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co posted disappointing results on Thursday due to struggles at television networks and profits falling at its movie studio, but shares rose after the company announced a new "Star Wars" trilogy in the works.

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WH: Trump will reject any tax plan that raises taxes on middle class

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Chip boom drives Toshiba profit surge; raises questions about future earnings

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp reported a 76 percent jump in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, driven almost entirely by a strong performance from its memory chip unit which it recently agreed to sell for $18 billion.

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China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 billion from Tencent, others: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has raised more than $1 billion in its latest fundraising round, led by existing investor Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the firm at about $5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Deutsche Telekom raises guidance after collapse of U.S. deal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom reported a gain of 3.3 percent in third-quarter core profits and raised its outlook for 2017 as it tries to move on from the collapse of a merger between its T-Mobile US unit and Sprint Corp .

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China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 bln from Tencent, others -sources

HONG KONG, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has raised more than $1 billion in its latest fundraising round, led by existing investor Tencent Holdings Ltd , valuing the firm at about $5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

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UPDATE 1-Deutsche Telekom raises guidance after collapse of U.S. deal

FRANKFURT, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom reported a gain of 3.3 percent in third-quarter core profits and raised its outlook for 2017 as it tries to move on from the collapse of a merger between its T-Mobile US unit and Sprint Corp.

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Mulvaney: WH won't sign onto a bill that raises middle-class taxes

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney pledged Wednesday night that President Donald Trump would reject a tax proposal that raised taxes for the middle class.

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UPDATE 2-Merged fertilizer firm Nutrien eyes U.S. farm suppliers as cash pile builds

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Nutrien, the company to be formed from the merger of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, plans to expand its U.S. farm supply network and return cash to shareholders, Agrium Chief Executive Chuck Magro said on Wednesday, as it leverages unusually flush coffers during an agriculture slump.

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UPDATE 1-Merged fertilizer company Nutrien eyes U.S. farm suppliers as cash pile builds

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Nutrien, the company to be formed by year-end from the merger of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, plans to expand its U.S. farm supply network and return cash to shareholders, Agrium Chief Executive Chuck Magro said on Wednesday.

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There is nobody in charge of the United Kingdom

Initial Public Offerings nytimes.com

Tencent of China Raises Its Stake in Struggling Snap

The announcement came a day after Snap reported disappointing results for its third quarter, spurring analysts and investors to question whether the company was in trouble.

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Smiling wax figure of Theresa May belies prime minister's torment

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May gained a wax doppelganger on Wednesday that projected an air of strength and permanence sorely lacking in her crisis-prone government.

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UPDATE 1-Wix.com Q3 profit misses estimates, raises 2017 rev forecast

* Raises 2017 revenue estimate to $423-$424 mln (Adds details, CFO comments, changes dateline from TEL AVIV)

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In Pakistan, North Korean diplomat's alcohol stash raises bootlegging suspicions

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Neighbors say when three men kicked down the doors and burgled the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad last month, it took them more than three hours to lug out their booty: thousands of bottles of Scotch whisky, beer and French wine.

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Israel's Wix.com Q3 revenue rises, raises 2017 outlook

TEL AVIV, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, swung to a profit in the third quarter and increased its revenue outlook for the full year.

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Game publisher Take-Two raises full-year profit forecast

(Reuters) - Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year adjusted revenue forecast and its second-quarter revenue topped estimates, driven by the new version of its basketball franchise game and the continued success of "Grand Theft Auto V".

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Berlin start-up raises nearly $12 million to create first equity token

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Berlin-based Neufund said it has raised 10 million euros ($11.6 million) from private investors for its fund-raising platform, the first ever that will allow companies to issue a token or digital currency that will represent equity.

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'Open Sesame:' Lobbyists cheer warmer welcome in Trump White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - During the eight years of the Obama administration, business lobbyists often found the gates to the White House closed tight.

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UPDATE 2-Trump praises Saudi purge, voices confidence in King, Crown Prince

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed a move by Saudi Arabia’s future king that tightened his grip on power through the arrests of royals, ministers and investors in an anti-corruption purge.

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Kraft Heinz restates cash flow statements for two quarters

(Reuters) - Kraft Heinz Co said on Monday it restated its cash flow statements for two quarters after it found that it implemented a new accounting standard since the start of 2017, instead of from 2018.

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BRIEF-EMC Insurance Group increases and declares quarterly cash dividend

* EMC Insurance Group Inc increases and declares quarterly cash dividend, and announces executive officer appointments

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Will.i.am's startup raises $117 million, enters enterprise market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - I.am+, the tech startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the company told Reuters on Monday as it announced its entry into the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service.

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For Texas survivors, there are no quick fixes for grief

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Jeff Flake: In a Democracy, There Can Be No Bystanders

The outpouring of letters and calls I have received since announcing my plans to leave office speak to a nation deeply worried about its leadership.

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

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.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Whisper Network Raises Its Voice

A behind-the-scenes support system for women in the workplace is gaining momentum in a digital age that allows women to share their experiences publicly.

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BRIEF-Caesars entertainment announces cash tender offers for debt securities

* Caesars entertainment announces tender offers for debt securities

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U.S.-based stock funds take in most cash since May: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors stockpiled $19.3 billion in U.S.-based equity funds during October, ending a streak of outflows for the funds since May, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

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U.S.-based stock funds take in most cash since May -Lipper

NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Investors stockpiled $19.3 billion in U.S.-based equity funds during October, ending a streak of outflows for the funds since May, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

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UK raises 'grave concerns' about illegal settlements with Israel's Netanyahu: May's office

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May raised concerns about illegal settlements on Thursday at a meeting with her Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in London, May's office said.

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Online travel firm GetYourGuide raises $75 million

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Berlin-based online travel booking firm GetYourGuide has raised $75 million to expand its offering that helps tourists book activities at their destinations ranging from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to shark diving in Cape Town.

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Alibaba sales beat estimates on 'outstanding' quarter, raises forecast

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd hailed an "outstanding quarter" on Thursday and raised its outlook for the year after beating forecasts with a 61 percent revenue rise driven by strong growth in online sales.

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Bank of England Raises Rates for First Time in a Decade

The interest rate increase comes at a delicate time for the British economy, as the central bank tries to strike a balance between moderate growth and rising inflation.

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Cigna tops profit estimates, raises 2017 profit forecast

(Reuters) - Cigna Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher enrollments and lower costs in its commercial business, and joined larger rivals in raising its full-year earnings forecast.

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Samsung Electronics names new CFO to manage its $68 billion cash pile

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday announced a new chief financial officer (CFO) to be in charge of one of Asia's biggest corporate cash piles, and said it will create a body within the firm to coordinate with tech affiliates.

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UPDATE 1-Shell profit jumps on strong refining, cash flow slows

* Downstream operations drive profit gain (Adds detail, quotes)

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Samsung Electronics names Roh new CFO, handing him charge of $68 billion cash pile

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has picked Roh Hee-chan as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), putting the executive in charge of one of Asia's biggest corporate cash piles.

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BRIEF-Western Digital sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.50per share

* Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.50per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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TransferWise raises $280 million from Old Mutual, IVP and others

NEW YORK (Reuters) - London-based startup TransferWise has raised $280 million in a funding round led by asset manager Old Mutual Global Investors and Silicon Valley venture capital firm IVP.

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Russia probe raises the stakes on Trump's Asia trip

President Donald Trump spent hours isolated in the third-floor residence of the White House for two straight mornings this week, agonizing over developments in the Russia investigation, as aides scrambled to reschedule some briefings to prepare him for the most complicated foreign trip of his presidency.

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Cash-starved Sears putting everything on sale

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India raises ethanol price by 5 percent to ease pressure on suppliers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's cabinet approved a 5 percent increase in the price of ethanol to ease pressure on suppliers of the fuel and cut crude imports, the government said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Brazil OKs amended bill on car-hailing apps after Uber lobbying

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate approved a weaker version of a hotly disputed bill to regulate car-hailing services like Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Tuesday after the U.S. company's chief executive warned it could make its business unworkable in the country.

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UPDATE 3-Brazil OKs amended bill on car-hailing apps after Uber lobbying

BRASILIA, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate approved a weaker version of a hotly disputed bill to regulate car-hailing services like Uber Technologies Inc on Tuesday after the U.S. company's chief executive warned it could make its business unworkable in the country.

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Brazil debates weaker bill on car-hailing apps after Uber lobbying

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate discussed amendments that would water down a hotly disputed bill to regulate car-hailing services like Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Tuesday after the chief executive of the U.S. company warned it could make its business unworkable in the country.

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Senior Republican proposes more oversight of foreign lobbying

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, head of the Senate Judiciary Committee, proposed a bill on Tuesday to overhaul disclosure rules regarding anyone working on behalf of a foreign government, a law that has received renewed attention after Paul Manafort was indicted for violating it.

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U.S. lobbying trade group urges Congress to revamp disclosure laws

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An industry group for lobbyists on Tuesday called on Congress to overhaul the transparency laws that govern their activity in the wake of indictments of two lobbyists, including Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Pfizer beats profit estimates, raises 2017 earnings forecast

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's quarterly profit beat market estimates, partly helped by higher-than-expected sales of its blockbuster pneumonia vaccine Prevnar, and the company also raised its full-year earnings forecast.

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Japan's Kirin cashes out of Amgen drug joint venture

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Kirin Holdings Co Ltd said on Tuesday it would sell its share in a pharmaceutical research joint venture with California-based drugmaker Amgen Inc for $780 million.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Thanks to Wall St., There May Be Too Many Restaurants

After years of explosive growth, there is a glut of fast-food and casual restaurants, industry experts say. Sales are slumping, and some businesses are faltering.

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Sony raises earnings outlook, expects best-ever annual profit

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp lifted its full-year operating income forecast on Tuesday, expecting to book its highest-ever profit due to strong sales of image sensors used in smartphones and other devices.

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There Was a Deluge of Developments on the Russia Investigation Today. Here’s a Wrap-Up of What Happened.

Monday brought a dizzying series of developments in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Here’s a look at the day’s news, and what it might mean.

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

Under Scrutiny From Mueller, Tony Podesta Resigns From His Lobbying Firm

The Podesta Group and another firm with which it had worked, Mercury Public Affairs, were referenced — though not by name — in Monday’s indictments.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. lobbyist Tony Podesta leaves firm amid Manafort probe

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Prominent Washington lobbyist Tony Podesta has stepped down from his lobbying firm Podesta Group as investigators' examine his company's ties to U.S. President Donald Trump's indicted former campaign manager, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Dem steps aside: Tony Podesta leaves namesake lobbying firm

Tony Podesta, a major Democratic Washington player, is stepping aside from his lobbying firm amid the special counsel's investigation, he began telling people Monday.

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Seeking a polygamist? There's an app for that

Lisa Ling meets a woman looking for love on a dating app specifically for polygamists. Watch "This Is Life with Lisa Ling" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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

News Analysis: For Trump, Indictment of Former Top Lieutenant Raises the Stakes

While the White House was relieved the charges did not bear directly on the president, allies said he may consider ways to short-circuit the investigation.

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BRIEF-Advanced Accelerator announces $3.9 bln all cash proposed tender offer by Novartis

* Advanced accelerator applications announces $3.9 billion all cash proposed tender offer by Novartis

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Former Ford Germany chief likely to head VDA auto lobby - report

FRANKFURT, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The former chief of Ford-Werke GmbH, Bernhard Mattes, is the favourite to head Germany's VDA auto industry lobby when the current chief's contract expires next year, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

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BRIEF-Baker Hughes, a GE company declared a cash dividend of $0.18/share of Class A common stock​

* Baker Hughes a GE Co - Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.18 per share of Class A common stock​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

Does sugar, which makes all things delicious, lead to cancer?

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BRIEF-Avery Dennison sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.45 per share

* Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.45 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

Dating and Relationships nytimes.com

Modern Love: Is There Something Queer About Being Single?

In a society that rewards marriage, a woman asks why the single life should have to be condemned, even by the Supreme Court, as one of loneliness.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

U.S.-based stock funds attract cash for third straight week: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors poured cash into U.S.-based stocks funds for the third straight week, adding $4.7 billion during the week ended Oct. 25, according to Lipper data released on Thursday.

Elections nytimes.com

Low Turnout in Kenya’s Do-Over Election Raises Concerns

With so little participation, some fear that millions of Kenyans won’t accept the results.

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Intel raises full year revenue, profit forecast

(Reuters) - Intel Corp , the world's largest computer chipmaker raised its full-year revenue and profit forecast, helped by strong growth in its data center and cloud computing business.

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Apple, General Motors join group lobbying for immigrant 'Dreamers'

(Reuters) - Apple Inc, General Motors Co, Best Buy Co Inc and others have joined a coalition of top companies lobbying the U.S. Congress for young, illegal immigrants to have a path to permanent residency, the group said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Standex increases quarterly dividend by $0.02 share represents 213th consecutive quarterly cash dividend

* Standex increases quarterly dividend by $0.02 share represents 213th consecutive quarterly cash dividend

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Bayer hints at shrinking cash call for Monsanto takeover funding

FRANKFURT, Oct 26 (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer on Thursday flagged it might reduce the size of its planned rights issue to fund the planned $66 billion takeover of Monsanto, citing proceeds from an antitrust-related asset sale to rival BASF

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UPDATE 1-Aided by Apple, STM results top forecasts as it raises outlook

* Strong results in imaging business (Adds details on business, margins, outlook, CEO comment)

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UPDATE 2-AB InBev raises merger savings target, profits rise in Brazil

BRUSSELS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, increased its cost-savings target from its takeover of SABMiller and saw profits rise in its second-most important market, Brazil, for the first time in nearly two years in the third quarter.

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STM third-quarter tops revenue and profit forecasts as it raises outlook

LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Franco-Italian chipmaker STMicroelectronics reported third-quarter revenue and net profits that topped analysts' forecasts as it raised its year-end outlook, saying it was enjoying broad-based growth across all of its business segments.

Colony Capital Inc nytimes.com

Weinstein Company Will Not Get Planned Cash Infusion

Colony Capital will no longer provide an immediate financial lifeline, people briefed on the matter said, but the troubled studio still has other options.

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BRIEF-Exxonmobil says ‍declared cash dividend of $0.77 per share on common stock

* Says ‍declared a cash dividend of $0.77 per share on common stock, payable on Dec 11 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Now there's a credit card for the Uber generation.

The ridesharing company announced Wednesday it's launching a credit card that rewards Uber users by integrating tracking and redemption of points into the Uber app.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

In Kenya, Revote Raises Challenges for a Young Democracy

Many in the country are asking themselves how, after the national trauma of election violence 10 years ago, they have ended up yet again in a muddled election.

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UPDATE 2-Northrop's revenue beats, raises 2017 profit forecast again

Oct 25 (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp beat Wall Street estimates for revenue in the third quarter and raised its 2017 profit forecast for the third time as aircraft sales rose.

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BRIEF-W. R. Grace & Co says ‍declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share​

* W. R. Grace & Co - ‍declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Mattis praises Philippine army on winning fight in Marawi without rights abuse

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday praised Filipino soldiers for defeating pro-Islamic State militants in a five-month battle in a southern Philippine city without allegations of human rights violations.

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Nikkei snaps 16-day winning streak as investors cash in on rally

TOKYO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average dropped for the first time in 17 days in choppy trade on Wednesday as investors took profits on the record run of consecutive daily gains, although higher U.S. yields supported financial stocks.

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UPDATE 2-India's $32 bln bank recapitalisation plan lifts shares, raises questions

* Funds for injection still short of rating agency estimates (Adds comments, details on market reaction)

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BRIEF-Pizza Pizza Royalty sets October cash dividend of C$0.0713 per share

* Sets October cash dividend of C$0.0713 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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BRIEF-ViewRay raises aggregate gross proceeds of about $50 mln through sale of stock in direct registered offering.​

* ViewRay Inc -‍ raised aggregate gross proceeds of about $50 million through issuance and sale of 8.4 million shares of its stock in direct registered offering.​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Amazon launches cash payments in Mexico to lure shoppers online

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc launched a cash payment service in Mexico on Tuesday, aiming to expand its customer base in a country where shoppers are wary of credit card fraud and often earn their living in paper currency.

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Nestle follows Campbell Soup in quitting food manufacturer lobby group

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nestle SA is leaving the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), a lobby group that represents hundreds of food companies in Washington, a spokesman for the group said, just months after a similar decision by Campbell Soup Co .

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UPDATE 1-Telekom Austria raises full-year revenue forecast

VIENNA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Telekom Austria, part of Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim's America Movil, increased its full-year revenue forecast thanks to higher income from fixed-line customers and a smaller than expected hit from new EU roaming rules.

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BRIEF-Charter financial increases quarterly cash dividend

* Charter Financial declares increased quarterly cash dividend

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UPDATE 2-BAWAG raises 1.9 bln eur in Austria's biggest IPO

VIENNA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Stakeholders in Austria's BAWAG , the former trade union bank bought by U.S. private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, have raised 1.9 billion euros in Austria's biggest ever listing, capping a decade-long turnaround.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

‘Army’ of Lobbyists Hits Capitol Hill to Defend Nafta

More than 100 business and industry leaders lobbied senators on Tuesday in an effort to preserve Nafta.

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UPDATE 3-United Technologies progresses on engine fixes, raises forecasts

* Ups low end of 2017 sales forecast to $59.0 bln from $58.5 bln

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United Tech tops profit estimates, raises forecasts

(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, and raised its full-year earnings per share and sales forecasts for the second time this year.

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NeuroPace raises $74 million to market seizure-monitoring device

(Reuters) - NeuroPace Inc said on Tuesday it raised $74 million in equity funding as the medical device maker looks to rapidly expand commercialization of its device to treat epileptic seizures.

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Canon raises annual profit forecast on growing demand for OLED equipment

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Canon Inc raised its annual operating profit forecast on Tuesday, its third upward revision this year, on the back of expanding demand for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen production equipment.

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BRIEF-Farmers Capital Bank says ‍approved quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share​

* Farmers Capital Bank Corporation announces increase in common dividend

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Doctor: Senator's health raises a tough question for us all

At 79, Thad Cochran isn't the oldest United States senator, but his age-related health condition is putting him in an unwelcome spotlight.

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AstraZeneca among backers as Swiss cancer biotech raises $200 million

LONDON (Reuters) - An unlisted Swiss biotech company focused on developing "armed antibodies" to fight cancer has raised $200 million in a funding round backed by AstraZeneca and other private backers.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

The Stone: Is There a ‘Rational’ Punishment for My Rapist?

I would like the man who raped and abused me to be put to death or imprisoned for life. That is not irrational.

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Many well-placed people are beginning to wonder whether there is a way out

Washington elites have long regarded war with North Korea as all but unthinkable. Yet, obscured by the wild twists and daily cacophony of the Trump presidency, the conventional wisdom is changing.

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Tesla raises borrowing capacity for car leases to $1.1 billion

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Friday it has increased its borrowing capacity for a car lease program to $1.1 billion from $600 million.

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UPDATE 1-Tesla raises borrowing capacity for car leases to $1.1 bln

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Friday it has increased its borrowing capacity for a car lease program to $1.1 billion from $600 million.

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Tesla raises borrowing capacity under warehouse agreements to $1.1 billion

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Friday it has increased its borrowing capacity, related to an agreement, to $1.1 billion as the electric car maker spends heavily to fix production bottlenecks of its new Model 3 sedan.

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Tesla raises borrowing capacity under warehouse agreements to $1.1 bln

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Friday it has increased its borrowing capacity, related to an agreement, to $1.1 billion as the electric car maker spends heavily to fix production bottlenecks of its new Model 3 sedan.

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Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters.

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BRIEF-GE CEO says our current cash flow for 2017 is "horrible" - CNBC‍​

* GE CEO says our current cash flow for 2017 is "horrible" - CNBC‍​

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BRIEF-Schlumberger on track to achieve cash flow generation target for the year - conf call

* Schlumberger NV says remain on track to achieve cash flow generation target for the year - conf call

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UPDATE 1-Honeywell raises full-year forecast; shares hit record

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Honeywell International Inc raised it full-year sales forecast as its aerospace business sees higher demand for spare parts and services such as maintenance from the airline industry.

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Singapore online gaming firm Sea raises about $890 mln in U.S. IPO - IFR

SINGAPORE, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Ltd has raised about $890 million in its U.S IPO after pricing the offering above expectations, Thomson Reuters publication IFR reported, citing two people with knowledge of the transaction.

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Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Car Services and Livery Cabs nytimes.com

Lyft Is Said to Explore I.P.O. as It Raises $1 Billion Led by Alphabet

The ride-hailing company is exploring a 2018 initial public offering, as it added fresh capital to its coffers from investors including a venture arm spun out of Google.

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Mexican auto lobby rejects U.S. NAFTA proposal on rules of origin

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) on Thursday rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for autos produced in the region and require, under a new NAFTA deal, that half of all content come from the United States.

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Soon, there will be just 3 black Fortune 500 CEOs

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The town paying people to move there

The mayor of Italian town Candela has come up with a practical solution to its dwindling population number -- paying people to become residents.

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

Senators Demand Online Ad Disclosures as Tech Lobby Mobilizes

Tech has fought online ad regulations, but three senators will introduce a bipartisan bill to force the industry to disclose who buys political ads.

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China's Meituan Dianping raises $4 billion, valuing firm at $30 billion

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's largest on-demand internet services platform, Meituan Dianping, has raised $4 billion in a new funding round, valuing the firm at $30 billion, it said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Phillips 66 Partners announces 5 percent increase in qtrly cash distribution

* Phillips 66 Partners announces 5 percent increase in quarterly cash distribution

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Judge raises doubts over suit against Trump on foreign payments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York voiced skepticism on Wednesday over whether the groups and individuals who allege that President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by accepting foreign payments through his hotels and other businesses should be able to proceed with their lawsuit.

Law and Legislation nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: There’s No Good Decision in the Next Big Data Privacy Case

Congress, not the Supreme Court, should decide the fate of data held abroad.

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PM praises Italy's migrant policy as U.N. cites humanitarian crisis

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday that Italy was a model for Europe on how to reduce migrant arrivals, a day after U.N. agencies said its policies had trapped tens of thousands of people in dire conditions in Libya.

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UPDATE 1-Puma raises outlook for third time this year

* Puma, Adidas taking U.S. market share from Nike (Adds details, background)

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Duo Security raises $70 mln, valuing the company at $1.1 bln

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Duo Security said on Wednesday that it has raised $70 million in a Series D financing round from investors including Meritech Capital Partners, Lead Edge Capital and Index Ventures.

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UPDATE 2-Qudian raises $900 mln in biggest U.S. listing by a Chinese fintech firm

* Firm would have market value of about $7.9 bln at IPO price (Changes sourcing on IPO pricing)

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UPDATE 1-Qudian raises $900 mln in biggest U.S. listing by a Chinese fintech firm

* IPO priced at $24/share, above $19-$22 marketing range-sources

Courts and the Judiciary nytimes.com

Editorial: Ending Cash-Register Justice

Towns across the country hand out fines for minor infractions and jail anyone too poor to pay. It’s time for more judges to speak out.

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Startup Magic Leap raises half a billion in new funding

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Magic Leap, a well-funded and secretive startup, said on Tuesday it has raised $502 million in a new capital funding round led by Temasek Holdings, an investment firm owned by the government of Singapore.

Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) nytimes.com

For Theresa May, the Brexit News Only Gets Worse

Things have gotten so bad that European Union officials are considering offering positive tidbits, if only to help her fend off cabinet hard-liners.

Grenfell Tower Fire (June, 2017) nytimes.com

London Art Auction for Grenfell Fire Survivors Raises $2.5 Million

Leading artists donated pieces for sale at Sotheby’s, including Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley and Wolfgang Tillmans.

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London art auction raises $2.5 million for survivors of deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

LONDON (Reuters) - An auction of 31 artworks donated by some of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has raised close to 2 million pounds for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that...

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Dems call for action after report on drug lobby's sway on opioids

Several Hill Democrats are calling for action in the wake of a bombshell report that found the pharmaceutical industry successfully lobbied Congress to make it easier to distribute opioids across American communities and thwart the Drug Enforcement Administration's efforts to halt the addiction crisis.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: In Election, Austria’s Nazi Past Raises Its Head

The victorious People’s Party needs to reject a coalition with a party with ties to the Third Reich.

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UPDATE 6-Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

* No public filings to use to assess likely value of company (Adds deal options and board details; adds Producers Guild meeting)

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Tough U.S. NAFTA demands send ball back into lobbyists' court

ARLINGTON, Va. (Reuters) - Lobbying efforts on the North American Free Trade Agreement hit a crucial stage this week after the Trump administration ignored the U.S. business community's advice and pitched proposals to radically reshape NAFTA, leaving its future in doubt.

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Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

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UPDATE 4-Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

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Blockchain startup Digital Asset raises $40 million

NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Digital Asset, a blockchain startup funded by some of the world's largest banks, has raised $40 million as it expands globally.

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Daimler commits cash to help reshape company

BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler has committed more than 100 million euros ($118 million) to help create separate legal entities for its Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that would facilitate an eventual break up of the German company.

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BRIEF-PENNSYLVANIA REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST RAISES $289 MILLION

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust :

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Kobe Steel shares hit near fiver-year lows as cheating scandal raises financial risks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Just over a week out from revelations of a cheating scandal that plunged Kobe Steel Ltd in crisis and ensnared hundreds of firms, the embattled steelmaker's shares skidded to five-year lows on Monday as investors worried about the financial and legal fallout.

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Jockeying for cash: North Korea allows racetrack gambling as sanctions bite

SEOUL (Reuters) - Punters in North Korea who once risked three years hard labor for gambling are now able to bet on local horse races as the isolated country scrambles to unearth new sources of hard currency amid intensifying international sanctions.

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Kobe Steel shares hit near five-year lows as cheating scandal raises financial risks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Just over a week out from revelations of a cheating scandal that plunged Kobe Steel Ltd in crisis and ensnared hundreds of firms, the embattled steelmaker's shares skidded to five-year lows on Monday as investors worried about the financial and legal fallout.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) nytimes.com

Public Health: Not Dead Yet: Obamacare Insurers Are Hanging In There

President Trump’s dual actions to undermine the health law have left insurers angry and anxious. But they are not running for the exits yet.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is a little bit out there

The Trump administration can be a really, really strange operation.

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BRIEF-A Schulman says sets regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share

* Sets regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Life Insurance nytimes.com

The New Old Age: Wringing Cash From Life Insurance

Life-settlement providers purchase policies from older people who want the money now. Sometimes that’s a good idea — and sometimes not.

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Wall Street raises targets on Netflix, citing price increases

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Netflix Inc shares hit an all-time high on Friday as Goldman Sachs and other brokerages raised their price targets on the world's biggest online-streaming company, citing its ability to raise fees without scaring away customers.