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Female directors snubbed, Plummer surprises at Golden Globe nominations

LOS ANGELES, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Women were shut out of the directors race at the 2018 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, while Ridley Scott's scramble to reshoot "All the Money in the World" led to a surprise nod for actor Christopher Plummer, who replaced Kevin Spacey.

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Nokia's COO quits after eight months in the job

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia said its chief operating officer will leave the telecom network equipment maker, which is struggling in the face of a shrinking market and tough competition, after just eight months in the job.

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UPDATE 1-Nokia's COO quits after eight months in the job

HELSINKI, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Nokia said its chief operating officer will leave the telecom network equipment maker, which is struggling in the face of a shrinking market and tough competition, after just eight months in the job.

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Steven Tyler opens home for abused girls

When Steven Tyler co-wrote Aerosmith's hit "Janie's Got a Gun" almost 30 years ago, he knew he wanted to help young women who had been abused.

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Fourteen peacekeepers, five Congo soldiers, killed in Congo attack: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Suspected militiamen killed at least 14 U.N. peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers in an attack on a United Nations base in eastern Congo on Thursday night, the U.N. mission said on Friday.

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Lindsay Lohan wants a 'Mean Girls' sequel

We have "Mean Girls" the musical, and now Lindsay Lohan wants a big-screen sequel.

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Bain gets almost 90 pct of Japan's Asatsu-DK in tender offer -Nikkei

TOKYO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital has garnered nearly 90 percent of Japanese advertising agency Asatsu-DK Inc's (ADK) shares in a tender offer that closed on Wednesday, the Nikkei business daily reported.

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Colossal distant black hole holds surprises about early universe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The oldest and most distant black hole ever observed -- a celestial brute 800 million times more massive than the sun -- is providing scientists some surprises about the nature of the universe when, on a cosmic scale, it was a mere toddler.

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BRIEF-Broadcom Says Expect Proposed Qualcomm Deal Will Be Completed Within About 12 Months Following Signing Of Definitive Agreement

* BROADCOM CFO - EXPECT THAT PROPOSED QUALCOMM TRANSACTION WILL BE COMPLETED WITHIN ABOUT 12 MONTHS FOLLOWING SIGNING OF DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT - CONF CALL‍​

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Russia's Putin, pulling no surprises, says he'll seek re-election

NIZHNY NOVGOROD/MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin confirmed Russia's worst kept political secret on Wednesday, saying he would run for re-election in March 2018 - a contest he seems sure to win comfortably and extend his grip on power into a third decade.

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Nigeria replaces commander in fight against Boko Haram after six months: sources

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria is replacing the military commander of the fight against Boko Haram after half a year following a string of insurgency attacks despite years of official claims the group has almost been defeated, military sources said on Wednesday.

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Nikkei in worst fall for 8 1/2 months, Middle East concerns weigh

* Investors rush to take profits after break of 25-day average

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Doug Jones blasts 'men who hurt girls'

Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones references sexual abuse allegations against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore by saying that men who hurt little girls belong in jail.

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Mueller's Russia probe cost $3.2 million in first four months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office has spent about $3.2 million in the first four and a half months of its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the Justice Department revealed in a report on Tuesday.

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Scientists identify remains of 88 Argentine soldiers on Falklands

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Forensic scientists have identified the remains of 88 Argentine soldiers buried in anonymous graves on the Falkland Islands after the country's 1982 conflict with Britain, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.

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Cameroon secessionists kill six soldiers, police: president

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Militants seeking independence for Cameroon's English-speaking regions killed four soldiers and two policemen in attacks this week, President Paul Biya said late on Thursday, vowing to eliminate the secessionists as a threat to peace.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX up most in 2 months as energy stocks rally

TORONTO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index had its biggest one-day gain in more than two months on Thursday, with energy shares rallying as OPEC members extended output cuts and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce rising after forecast-busting earnings.

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BRIEF-Kraken Reports Revenues For Three Months Ended September 30, 2017 Were $1.6 Mln

* KRAKEN ROBOTICS INC- REVENUES FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 WERE $1.6 MILLION COMPARED TO $0.9 MILLION

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Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Overcomes Setbacks to Win Contest in Europe

Members of the team were thrust into the spotlight this summer when they were briefly denied visas to attend a competition in Washington.

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Opposition wants Russian pressure for Syria deal within six months

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's opposition wants Russia and other states to put pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to engage in peace talks in Geneva to produce a political solution within six months, the chief of its delegation said at the start of negotiations on Wednesday.

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A senior State official leaves after just three months

A senior State Department official appointed by the Trump administration is leaving the agency after just three months on the job, CNN has learned.

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Sudan general, nine soldiers killed in Darfur clashes: SUNA

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese general and nine soldiers were killed in clashes in the war-damaged region of Darfur on Sunday after their vehicles were ambushed by militants, state news SUNA reported on Monday.

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Signs of ADHD can be different in girls

When asked to describe a typical child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), most people would describe a young boy who climbs on things, is impatient and does not do what he is told.

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North Korea replaces soldiers and digs trench at defection site

North Korea has replaced nearly all of the soldiers along the border where one of their former comrades defected, a South Korean lawmaker said Friday.

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BRIEF-ADYA LOSS PER SHARE $‍0.00​ FOR 3 MONTHS ENDED SEPT 30

* ADYA ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR THE THREE AND NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

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Three U.N. peacekeepers, one Malian soldier killed in joint operation

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Three United Nations peacekeepers and one Malian soldier were killed and several others were wounded on Friday in an attack by unidentified assailants in northeastern Mali, the U.N. mission there said.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Bad News on ‘Good’ Girls

What parents want for their sons versus their daughters can set up dangerous dynamics in the future.

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WRAPUP 3-Late buying supports China stocks after worst day in months

SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Chinese stocks ended a choppy day little changed on Friday after suffering their biggest selloff in months the previous session, reflecting a clash between bulls and bears over the implications of fresh government steps to reduce financial risks.

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North Korea replaces soldiers, South Korea awards medals after defector's border dash

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier defected last week, while South Korean and U.S. soldiers have been decorated for their role in the defector's rescue.

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The ex-Olympian's sentence was more than doubled to 13 years and 5 months for his girlfriend's murder in 2013

A high court in South Africa increased Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence Friday to 13 years and five months for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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North Korea sacks soldiers, South Korea awards medals after defector's border dash

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier staged a daring defection last week, while South Korean and U.S. soldiers have been decorated for their role in his rescue.

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WRAPUP 2-China stocks extend losses after worst day in months

SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Chinese stocks slipped further on Friday after the biggest selloff in months the previous day, with fresh government steps to reduce financial risks and a rout in the bond market sapping investors' confidence.

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WRAPUP 1-China stocks wobble after worst day in months

SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Chinese stocks wobbled in volatile trade on Friday morning as investors grappled with the biggest selloff in months the previous day, with fresh government steps to curb financial risks and a rout in the bond market sapping confidence.

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As Concussion Worries Rise, Girls’ Lacrosse Turns to Headgear

Unlike the boys’ game, girls generally have eschewed headgear partly to keep play more temperate. But concussion fears have teams adopting the equipment.

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How former child soldiers for the militant group can go back to leading normal lives

The cigarette dangling from Khalil's lips gives him the air of teenage rebellion generally reserved for boys his age. But Khalil's rebellion is darker than most.

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Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world's No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector.

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Airman surprises daughter, 5, at school

US Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Byous returned from overseas to surprise his 5-year-old daughter Kinley at school.

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Brantley in Britain: Showgirls, a Monster and a Drag Queen: Singing Songs of Self

New musicals on London’s stages include a merciless and compassionate “Follies,” a revitalized “Young Frankenstein” and a timely saga of an aspiring drag queen.

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Ex-WellCare general counsel gets six months in U.S. prison

(Reuters) - A former general counsel of insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison for making a false statement to Florida's Medicaid program as part of what prosecutors called a sophisticated healthcare fraud scheme.

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Soldier's tearful reunion with daughter

US Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Byous returned from overseas to surprise his 5-year-old daughter Kinley at school.

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Report: US soldiers with Trump in Asia had 'improper contact' with women

Allegations that multiple US service members had "improper contact" with foreign women while on the President's Asia tour have spurred an investigation and led to their reassignment, The Washington Post reports, attributing the information to officials familiar with the situation.

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U.S. diplomats accuse Tillerson of breaking child soldiers law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal documents reviewed by Reuters.

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Additional remains found of US soldier killed in Niger

Additional remains have been discovered of Sgt. La David Johnson who was killed in the October 4 ambush by ISIS fighters in Niger, according to a US official.

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State Dept revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

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Additional remains found of U.S. soldier killed in Niger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators found additional human remains in early November of U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush last month in Niger along with three other U.S. soldiers, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

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Self-inflicted injuries surge among tween and early teen girls

Emergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls and young women, especially those between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study.

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Exclusive - State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

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It’s Almost Thanksgiving! Let Us Be Your Guide

Welcome to the latest edition of the Smarter Living newsletter.

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Israel president rejects pardon appeal of soldier who killed prone Palestinian assailant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's president on Sunday turned down a pardon request by an ex-conscript who is serving an serving a 14-month jail term for killing an incapacitated Palestinian assailant.

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Trump's delay on importing heads of hunted elephants surprises administration staff

President Donald Trump's move late Friday night to postpone a decision to allow the import of elephant hunting trophies from two African countries came as a surprise not only to interest groups, but also the US Fish and Wildlife Service employees who oversaw the proposed change in policy, a source with knowledge of the agency's process told CNN.

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BRIEF-Crown Point announces operating and financial results for three and nine months ended september 30, 2017​

* Says estimates total of $9.8 million of capital expenditures for Q4 2017 and fiscal 2018 ​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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South Dakota pipeline spill will take months to clean up

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Nebraska (Reuters) - The crude oil spill on the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota will take months to clean up, a state official said on Friday, just days before Nebraska was due to decide on another pipeline project by the owner, TransCanada Corp.

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UPDATE 2-South Dakota pipeline spill will take months to clean up

CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Nebraska, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The crude oil spill on the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota will take months to clean up, a state official said on Friday, just days before Nebraska was due to decide on another pipeline project by the owner, TransCanada Corp.

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'Rebel Girls' sequel celebrates more real-life female superheroes

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You have to pay almost $1M just to see these apartments

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Review: A Brief ‘Brigadoon’ That’s Almost Like Falling in Love

City Center’s gorgeous revival of the Lerner & Loewe musical, staged by Christopher Wheeldon and starring Kelli O’Hara, disappears after Sunday.

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Drake tells off fan for 'touching girls'

Famous rapper Drake stopped halted his performance in Sydney to tell a man in the crowd to "stop touching girls."

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Mark Cuban says tax rates have almost no impact on investment

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur and potential presidential candidate Mark Cuban said on Wednesday that a cut in the U.S. corporate tax rate would have little to no effect on his investment decisions.

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Opinion: Roy Moore case spotlights a risk to young girls

People are looking in shocked disgust at the defenders of Roy Moore. How can so many Alabamans throw their support behind Moore, the Republican nominee for a United States Senate seat there, who is accused of pursuing or sexually abusing teens -- including a 14 year-old -- back when he was in his 30s? Moore denies the allegations, and is threatening to sue the Washington Post, where the report appeared last week.

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Inside the Truce Village Where a North Korean Soldier Defected

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

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Soldiers seize Zimbabwe state broadcaster, anti-Mugabe coup talk intensifies

HARARE (Reuters) - Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup.

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Soldiers on Harare streets as ruling party accuses Zimbabwe army chief of treason

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as troops took up positions around the capital in an escalation of a dispute with 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe over political succession.

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Adam Driver’s Nonprofit Seeks Soldiers for the Stage

Arts in the Armed Forces, founded by the actor and veteran Adam Driver, will grant $10,000 to a playwright who has served in the military.

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Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape in hail of bullets

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier is expected to survive critical wounds he received when his old comrades fired a hail of bullets at him as he made a defection dash to South Korea, the South's government and military said on Tuesday.

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Defecting North Korean soldier in critical condition, U.N. investigating

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South has undergone several surgical procedures and is in a critical condition, South Korea's government and military said on Tuesday, with doctors expecting to save him.

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Defecting North Korean soldier shot several times after abandoning escape car

SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South on Monday was racing towards the border in a car when a wheel came loose, forcing him to escape on foot under fire from North Korean soldiers, the South Korean government and military said.

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North Korean soldier who defected to South was shot by several North Korean soldiers: U.N

SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier who defected to the South on Monday was shot by several North Korean soldiers while making his way over the inter-Korean border, the United Nations Command said on Tuesday.

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Analysis: Roy Moore almost certainly isn't going to be a senator

If you thought Roy Moore's political future couldn't get any more bleak after four women went on the record with The Washington Post alleging that the Alabama Republican Senate nominee sought relationships with them when they were between 14 and 18, today showed things could get worse for Moore. Much, much worse.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Two Dozen African Girls Dead at Sea

The horrors of a refugee crisis that the world feels free to ignore.

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Bitcoin claws back over $1,000 after losing almost a third of value

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged on Monday, recovering more than $1,000 after losing almost a third of its value in less than four days as traders bought back into the volatile cryptocurrency.

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UK PM May wants to agree outline Brexit transition in next few months

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May wants to agree the broad outline of a transition deal with the European Union for after Brexit in the next few months, her spokesman said on Monday.

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North Korean Soldier Shot by Own Troops as He Defects to the South

The North Korean was found alive by South Korean troops and taken to a hospital.

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, South Korea said.

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North Korean soldier is shot while defecting

A North Korean soldier was shot by his former comrades while defecting to South Korea across the demilitarized zone, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement Monday.

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, 'defects to South'

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, the South Korean military said.

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Ex-colleague: He dated high school girls

A former co-worker of US Senate candidate Roy Moore says it was 'common knowledge' that Moore dated high school girls. CNN's Boris Sanchez and Alex Marquardt discuss the story.

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Soldier dad surprises girls after 10 months

A soldier who was deployed almost 10 months returned home to Baltimore and surprises his two daughters at their school.

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Poems in Dottyville: How two traumatized soldiers changed notions of war

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - An imposing 19th Century building with elegant manicured lawns and sweeping views of the Edinburgh skyline seems an unlikely place to have earned the nickname "Dottyville" from one of Britain's most revered poets.

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Islamist militants kill six soldiers in southern Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - Pro-Islamic State militants killed six soldiers and wounded four others on a southern Philippine island, the military spokesman said on Friday, as the army focused on the remaining rebel groups after regaining control of Marawi City.

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UCLA basketball players arrested in China could stay for months: ESPN

(Reuters) - The three UCLA men's basketball players arrested in China for allegedly shoplifting a day before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit cannot leave their hotel until the end of the legal process, which could last months, ESPN reported on Wednesday.

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Review: An All-Star ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ With Few Surprises

Kenneth Branagh assembles Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and others for his film remake of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel.

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Why the Boy Scouts are for girls now, too

Consider for a moment the benefits of camaraderie, confidence, resilience, trustworthiness, courage and kindness. If we hope to see these attributes in our children and in the future generation of leaders, it is important that we strengthen efforts to instill those values. I will celebrate every institution that seeks to do so -- and that includes the Girl Scouts.

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In Texas, Almost Anyplace Can Be a Place to Carry a Gun

Gun owners said the shooting at a rural Baptist church on Sunday would cause Texas to more fully embrace its gun culture, not tone it down.

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26 teenage girls found dead at sea

Italian authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of death of 26 teenage girls whose bodies were recovered in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.

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Shinzo Abe surprises Trump with custom hats

President Donald Trump spent the first leg of his marathon trip through Asia in Japan, where he addressed US troops at Yokota Air Base and met with the nation's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Car bomb kills at least five Yemeni soldiers in Aden: witnesses

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber killed at least five soldiers in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday, residents and a security official said.

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Army deployed in Malaysia's Penang as floods displace thousands

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Promote peace, China's Xi tells soldiers at first overseas base

BEIJING (Reuters) - Troops serving at China's first overseas military base, in the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, should help promote peace and stability, President Xi Jinping told them in a video chat, encouraging them to promote a good image.

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Islamic State says New York truck attacker is 'caliphate soldier'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a truck attack this week that killed eight people in the deadliest assault on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001.

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Soldier has pleaded guilty to desertion; he was held captive by the Taliban for five years

A military judge has come to a decision in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's sentencing hearing.

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AIG's $836 million reserve boost surprises investors; shares sink

(Reuters) - American International Group Inc shares sank 4.5 percent on Friday as investors reacted to a surprise $836 million boost to the insurance giant's reserves, related to prior-year accident claims.

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Islamic State claims New York truck attacker is a 'caliphate soldier'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility, without providing proof, for a truck attack earlier this week that killed eight people in the deadliest assault on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001.

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Islamic State says New York truck attacker is a 'caliphate soldier'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility, without giving evidence, for a truck attack in New York City earlier this week that killed eight people, the deadliest act of suspected terrorism to strike the city since Sept. 11, 2001.

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After four months jail, Turkey's Amnesty director says trial is 'surreal'

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Amnesty International's Turkey director, freed from four months detention but still facing trial on terrorism charges, said the case against her and other human rights activists was "absurd and surreal".

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New York attacker is a 'soldier of the caliphate,' ISIS says

The man accused of using a truck to plow down pedestrians and cyclists on a New York bike path is a "soldier of the caliphate," the ISIS terror group said on its weekly newspaper.

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Sharp rise seen in self-harm among young teen girls

(Reuters Health) - Reports of self-harm jumped nearly 70 percent among younger teen girls in the UK between 2011 and 2014, suggesting an urgent need for interventions targeted to this group, researchers say.

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UK city Brighton renews Uber license for six months as it monitors London dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Brighton has renewed Uber's license to operate in the southern English city for six months while the local authority follows the outcome of London's move to strip the taxi app of its license.

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UK city Brighton renews Uber's licence for six months

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Uber's licence in the southern English city of Brighton was renewed for six months while the council monitors the outcome of a decision by London to strip the taxi app of its licence.

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Audi recalls almost 5,000 A8 models for emissions software updates

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's premium carmaker Audi said on Thursday it would recall 4,997 of its A8 model vehicles with V8 diesel engines in Europe to update software after it found they emitted too much nitrogen oxide.

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Questions Arise About Women Rescued After Months at Sea

Over five months, they say, they faced vicious sharks, fierce weather and an engine failure. But experts suggest there may be reason to doubt parts of their story.

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U.S. companies add most workers in 7 months as storm effect fades: ADP

(Reuters) - U.S. companies added the most workers in seven months in October as hiring rebounded from an 11-month low set in September stemming from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

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U.S. Army deserter Bergdahl described as efficient soldier

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was an efficient soldier who at times seemed conflicted about his unit's mission in Afghanistan before walking off his post in June 2009 in an act of desertion, his former squad leader testified on Tuesday.

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Associate of former FIFA vice president sentenced to 15 months

(Reuters) - A former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty in a money laundering conspiracy, the second person sentenced in a U.S. investigation of bribery involving the world soccer governing body FIFA.

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Questions raised about sailors' story after months stranded at sea

The two women from Hawaii who say they were lost at sea had an emergency beacon on the ship that was not activated during their roughly five months at sea, a Coast Guard spokeswoman tells CNN.

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China top steelmaking city to halve iron capacity in heating months: sources

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan plans to temporarily halve its iron production capacity between mid-November and mid-March, as local authorities deepened efforts to fight smog during winter months, according to an official document seen by Reuters late on Tuesday.

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Women spend 5 months at sea after storms damage boat

Two women, who claim to have been lost at sea for five months, say they were hunted by tiger sharks and their boat was close to sinking before they were rescued by the US Navy. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

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Breastfeeding at least two months tied to lower SIDS risk

(Reuters Health) - Babies who are breastfed for at least two months may have a lower risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) during sleep than babies who aren’t nursed as long, a research review suggests.

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UPDATE 3-Britain's Asda promotes lieutenant as CEO steps down after 18 months

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Walmart's British supermarket arm Asda has promoted head of operations Roger Burnley to become CEO, replacing Sean Clarke after just 18 months and tasking him with building on the firm's nascent recovery in the face of brutal competition.

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Soldier's brain injury in focus at U.S. Army's Bergdahl sentencing

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - The wife of a U.S. soldier who suffered a debilitating brain injury during the search for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan is expected to be one of prosecutors' last witnesses when the deserter's sentencing hearing resumes on Monday.

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Soldier dad's tearful surprise for wife

Staff Sgt. Brad LeFrenier surprised his wife at work after being deployed in Kuwait for eight months.

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Nigerien soldier describes ambush scene

CNN's Arwa Damon talks to a Nigerien witness who was among the first to arrive at the scene of the deadly ambush that left four US soldiers dead.

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Two women rescued after 5 months adrift in Pacific

Two women who had been adrift in the Pacific Ocean for nearly five months after their sailboat got damaged have been rescued, according to the US Navy.

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Two women and their dogs lost at sea for months

Two women who had been adrift in the Pacific Ocean for nearly five months after the engine on their sailboat stopped working have been rescued by the US Navy.

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The Kennedy conspiracy theorists just got a new lease on life -- for six months at least

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Safran CEO says Silvercrest engine delay to last months

PARIS, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Safran expects the latest development delay in its Silvercrest business-jet engine to last a matter of months, although it is still assessing the precise schedule, Chief Executive Philippe Petitcolin said on Friday.

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U.S. Soldiers Were Separated From Unit in Niger Ambush, Officials Say

New details have changed the timeline to the attack as Pentagon officials investigate the ambush that left four Americans and five Nigeriens dead.

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Muslim soldier: Friends questioned my service

Retired soldier Syed "AJ" Waqif remembers the concern he faced when he decided to join the military and recalls the first time he knew he wanted to serve.

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Soldier grabbed an attacker ... then felt the suicide vest

Retired U.S. soldier Florent Groberg talks about his experience with a suicide bomber in Afghanistan and recalls the first time he knew he wanted to serve.

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Gruesome injuries marked hunt for U.S. Army's Bergdahl: soldiers

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - During a July 2009 raid seeking intelligence on the whereabouts of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who had walked off his post in Afghanistan, a rocket-propelled grenade hit Army Specialist Jonathan Morita and mangled his right hand.

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Connecticut lawmakers pass $41.3 billion budget nearly four months late

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut lawmakers on Thursday passed a two-year $41.3 billion budget, nearly four months after it was due, that is expected to help capital city Hartford avoid bankruptcy through state aid provisions.

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For John Kelly, Fallen Soldiers Shaped a Worldview

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

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Former Guatemalan judge sentenced to eight months in FIFA bribery case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Guatemalan judge who once served as a general secretary of the executive board of the Central American country's soccer federation was sentenced to eight months in prison on Wednesday, the first person to be sentenced in a U.S. probe into bribery surrounding world soccer governing body FIFA.

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Navy SEAL saw risks in search for U.S. soldier Bergdahl

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - Former Navy SEAL James Hatch, shot in the leg during a July 2009 attempt to rescue U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan, testified on Wednesday he knew someone would get hurt or killed searching for the soldier after he left his post.

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Keilar: With my husband deployed, covering the news hits home

It's Saturday afternoon and I'm mid-movie on the couch when suddenly I'm sucked into a Twitter wormhole.

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A Sergeant’s Last Mission: Soldiering, Barbering and Missing His Family at Home

The bitter back and forth over the death of Sgt. La David T. Johnson is in contrast to the life he led, which was characterized by kindness and optimism, friends and family said.

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Iraqi Kurdistan parliament delays presidential elections by eight months

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Elections for the presidency and parliament of Iraq's Kurdistan region set for Nov. 1 have been delayed by eight months, the regional parliament announced on Tuesday.

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Special Report: In the market for human bodies, almost anyone can sell the dead

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The company stacked brochures in funeral parlors around Sin City. On the cover: a couple clasping hands. Above the image, a promise: “Providing Options in Your Time of Need.”

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Top U.S. general says no sign soldiers in Niger took too many risks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general said on Monday he had no information that Army special operation forces involved in a deadly attack in Niger earlier this month had taken too many risks.

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New school offers education 'salvation' for Syrian girls in Lebanon

BAR ELIAS, Lebanon (Reuters) - A new girls' school for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's poor Bekaa region is aiming to give girls from conservative backgrounds the chance at a formal education.

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Two Somali soldiers wounded in gun fight with fellow troops

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two Somali soldiers were wounded in a gun fight with other troops on Monday, a police officer said, a worrying internal rift for a military with a history of factionalism that is fighting a resurgence by militant Islamists

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Soldier's widow: Trump forgot my husband's name

The widow of a soldier killed in Niger appears on "Good Morning America" and says US President Trump "couldn't even remember his name."

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On the Runway: In Britain, Few Surprises in 2017 Fashion Awards Nominations

Most of the nominees, like Jonathan Anderson, Alessandro Michele and Gigi Hadid, were repeats. But Kaia Gerber and Maria Grazia Chiuri did join the ranks.

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Widow of slain U.S. soldier says Trump call 'made me cry even worse'

, (Reuters) - The widow of a U.S. Army sergeant killed in Niger this month said on Monday that President Donald Trump "made me cry even worse" in a condolence telephone call when he said that her husband "knew what he signed up for."

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Widow of US soldier: 'They won't tell me anything'

Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, an American soldier who died in Niger, told ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday that she's still waiting for answers regarding the circumstances of her husband's death.

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Soldier's widow: I felt worse after Trump call

Myeshia Johnson, widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, speaks about her call with President Donald Trump, claiming she felt worse after speaking with the President.

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Soldier’s Widow Says Trump Struggled to Remember Sgt. La David Johnson’s Name

“That’s what hurt me the most,” Myeshia Johnson said of a condolence call President Trump made after her husband was killed in an ambush in Niger.

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Toshiba sees annual loss of almost $1 billion after tax related to chip unit sale

TOKYO (Reuters) - Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Monday it now expects to slide to a net loss of nearly $1 billion this business year after calculating taxes related to the sale of its prized chip unit.

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Fallen soldier's widow kisses casket at burial

Army Sgt. La David Johnson's burial was held in Cooper City, Florida. Johnson and three other US servicemembers were killed in an ISIS ambush in Niger.

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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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4 soldiers' deaths became a political fight

President Donald Trump's response to four American soldiers' deaths in Niger ignited an ongoing controversy.

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Florida programmer sentenced to 16 months for bitcoin exchange scheme

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) - A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison on Friday after being found guilty of scheming to help an illegal bitcoin exchange avoid having banks and regulators look into its activities.

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Rule changes to spur French wind power projects within months: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - France will propose rule changes within six months that will remove administrative hurdles and speed the development of onshore wind power projects, its junior ecology minister said.

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Isn’t Surprised That Trump Offended a Fallen Soldier’s Widow

Mr. Noah said, “I don’t think we should be surprised that Trump offended this family. We’ve all heard him speak: We’re offended every day.”

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What does White House call mean to the family of a fallen soldier?

It's one of the most heart-wrenching and somber functions of a commander in chief: calling or writing the grieving family of a fallen soldier.

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Full Transcript: Kelly Defends Trump’s Handling of Soldier’s Death and Call to Widow

The White House chief of staff, a retired Marine general who lost his own son in battle, delivered an emotional statement.

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Ana Navarro: You do not fight with the family of a dead soldier

CNN panelist Ana Navarro criticizes President Donald Trump for picking a fight with a Gold Star family whose loved one was killed in an ambush in Niger.

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Trump sends check to fallen soldier's family on day report says he reneged on promise

President Donald Trump sent a $25,000 personal check to the family of a fallen soldier the same day that The Washington Post reported that he had promised the soldier's father a personal donation during a June condolence call but never followed through.

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Blue Apron lays off hundreds just months after IPO

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Trump's unpresidential fight over the death of a soldier

President Donald Trump's phone call Tuesday to the widow of a Green Beret killed in action in Niger has, somehow, turned into a she said/he said situation.

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Rep.: Trump didn't even know soldier's name

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At least 1,300 Dutch girls per year trafficked, exploited

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - At least 1,320 underage Dutch girls between the ages of 12 and 17 fall victim to sexual exploitation in the Netherlands each year, a report on human trafficking published on Wednesday showed.

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The President told the widow of a fallen soldier that 'he knew what he signed up for,' according to Rep. Frederica Wilson

President Donald Trump told the widow of a US serviceman killed in the ambush in Niger that "he knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens it hurts," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson.

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Congresswoman: Trump told soldier's widow that he knew what he signed up for

President Trump called the families of troops who lost their lives in the Niger raid. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson says he told the widow of Sergeant La David Johnson, "He knew what he signed up for." She talks to CNN's Don Lemon about the call.

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Why was soldier left behind in attack?

The Defense Department is conducting an initial review of the mission in Niger and the ambush by 50 ISIS-affiliated fighters that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded.

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Student faces hate crime charge in stabbing death of soldier

A grand jury on Tuesday indicted a white University of Maryland college student on a hate crime charge in the stabbing death of a black US Army lieutenant, authorities said.

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5 ‘Psycho’ Surprises: Inside the Most Familiar Scene in Movies

A new documentary examines Hitchcock’s film from various angles. Did you know Scorsese modeled a fight sequence in “Raging Bull” on the shower scene?

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Obama aides slam Trump over claim about past presidents, fallen soldiers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aides to former U.S. President Barack Obama fired back on Tuesday as criticism mounted over President Donald Trump's claim that past U.S. presidents did not contact family members of soldiers who died in combat during their time in the White House.

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Cycling-Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises

PARIS (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin should be Chris Froome's main rival as the Briton targets a record-equaling fifth title in the 2018 Tour de France, the route for which was unveiled on Tuesday.

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Philippine City Declared ‘Liberated’ From Terrorists After Months of Fighting

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines declared Marawi free from “terrorist influence” on Tuesday after two militant leaders were killed a day earlier.

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Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises

PARIS (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin should be Chris Froome's main rival as the Briton targets a record-equalling fifth title in the 2018 Tour de France, the route for which was unveiled on Tuesday.

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Afghan schools closing due to violence, undermining gains in educating girls, says rights group

KABUL (Reuters) - Spreading violence in Afghanistan is forcing many schools to close, undermining fragile gains in education for young girls in a war-ravaged country where millions of girls have never been to school, said a Human Rights Watch report released on Tuesday.

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Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn’t Contact Families of Fallen Soldiers

President Trump’s assertion belied a long record of meetings his predecessor, Barack Obama, held with the families of killed soldiers, as well as calls and letters.

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Trump to declare national opioid emergency months after promise

President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a "major announcement."

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Trump claims Obama 'didn't often' call families of slain soldiers

Breaking his public silence about four American soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, President Donald Trump said Monday he'd penned personal letters to their families and planned to phone them later this week.

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Two Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq: military statement

ANKARA (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Monday in northern Iraq by an improvised explosive device, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a statement.

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Explosion in southeast Turkey kills two soldiers: CNN Turk

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Monday in the southeastern province of Hakkari after an improvised explosive device detonated, Turkish broadcaster CNN Turk said.

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Bombs kill Pakistani soldiers hunting U.S.-Canadian family's kidnappers

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Bomb blasts killed a Pakistani army officer and three soldiers searching for the kidnappers of a freed U.S.-Canadian family in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan, Pakistani and U.S. officials said.

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On Pro Basketball: Months of N.B.A. Sound and Fury, Signifying No Threat to the Warriors

The league went through a transformative off-season, with star players switching teams and the league overhauling rules. But the most important thing didn’t change.

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Trump campaign legal bills topped $1M in three months

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign spent more than $1 million on legal consulting from July through September, a finance report posted Sunday showed.

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Troops film fallen soldier's gender reveal

After US Army Specialist Christopher M. Harris was killed in Afghanistan, his wife Britt asked his fellow soldiers to reveal the gender of their unborn child.

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The Look: Looking for Surprises in Senegal

On his first visit to Senegal, Jake Michaels was inspired by the “curated” looks of many of his subjects. As he took portraits on streets, in cafes and at beachside nightclubs, he sought to make the people shine, while also spotlighting the action in the background.

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What now for the girls of war-torn Syria?

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Now that Boy Scouts will admit girls, the competition is on

Leia Pameticky has been waiting for this moment for much of her young life.

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How a Seed Bank, Almost Lost in Syria’s War, Could Help Feed a Warming Planet

A plant conservationist from Syria and his colleagues are safeguarding seeds that might be crucial when more parts of the world become as hot and arid as the Middle East.

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UPDATE 2-ECB homes in on 9 more months of bond buying, at lower volumes

* Weidmann wants to stick to issuer limit, national quotas (Adds Weidmann, detail)

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BRIEF-Walker & Dunlop says ‍commercial mortgage servicing portfolio has grown by $10 billion in ten months

* Walker & Dunlop says its ‍commercial mortgage servicing portfolio has grown by $10 billion in ten months, surpassing $70 billion​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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After concussion, teen girls may take longer to heal than boys

(Reuters Health) - Female adolescent athletes may take more than twice as long to recover from concussions as their male counterparts, a small study suggests.

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Why I Almost Fired My Doctor

Was I going to risk my longevity to avoid hurting my doctor’s feelings? I needed a physician I respected and trusted.

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Boy Scouts of America to allow girls to join, earn Eagle Scout rank

(Reuters) - In a historic shift, the Boy Scouts of America will let girls enroll in Cub Scouts starting next year and allow them to eventually earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout through a separate program, the organization said on Wednesday.

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Boy Scouts of America to allow girls to join Cub, Eagle scout programs

(Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America will allow girls to enroll into its Cub Scouts through a new separate program and allow them to eventually earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout starting in 2018, the organization said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Cub Scouts will allow girls

The Boy Scouts of America's board of directors has unanimously agreed to welcome girls into the Cub Scout Program and to forge a path for older girls to pursue and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

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Boy Scouts Announce They Will Accept Girls

Girls will be allowed into the Cub Scout program starting next year, after a unanimous vote by the Boy Scouts’ board.

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Beyonce lends her voice to freedom for girls campaign

Superstar Beyonce's hit song 'Freedom' has been given a new lease of life, after being featured in a Global Goals campaign documentary demanding freedom for girls,

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Fierce girls fight inequality with Beyoncé song

A short film celebrating the International Day of the Girl shows young girls around the world dancing to Beyoncé's song "Freedom."

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Trapped Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar get first substantial food aid in months

YANGON (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslim villagers cut off from food and threatened by Buddhist neighbors in Myanmar's violence-racked Rakhine state received their first substantial food supplies in months on Wednesday after international pressure on the government to help.

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Soldier Dances, From a Land Where Everyone Serves

Contemporary Israeli dance rarely treats soldiers’ experiences as explicitly as it does in two works in New York this week.

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Colbert surprises 'Last Week Tonight' audience

"Last Week Tonight" star John Oliver enlisted some help in brainstorming for Confederate statue replacements.

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Pentagon IDs 4th US soldier killed in Niger

The Defense Department has identified the fourth service member killed in an ambush in Niger on Wednesday as 25-year-old Army Sgt. La David Johnson.

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2 gay Iraqi soldiers found love amid war -- then fled to the US

Each night, when the guns fell silent in Iraq, Btoo Allami would invite his friend Nayyef Hrebid over for dinner.

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Army Accident at Ft. Jackson Kills 2 Soldiers and Injures 6

Officials say the accident at the Army installation in South Carolina involved a “military vehicle and a troop formation.”

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Two soldiers killed, six injured in South Carolina Army training center accident

(Reuters) - Two soldiers died and six other people were injured on Friday in an accident involving a military vehicle and troop formation at Fort Jackson, a U.S. Army training center in South Carolina, Fort Jackson said.

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Top Puerto Rico bank says four months too long to wait for power

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico needs to accelerate the timetable for restoring its power grid or else residents will flee for the mainland rather than live without electricity for months, the chairman of the territory's largest bank said on Friday.

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Congressional baseball shooter fired at least 70 rounds, cased area for months

The shooting at a congressional baseball practice in June and the methods of the gunman behind it are described in the starkest detail yet in a report released Friday by Virginia officials.

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Fourth U.S. Soldier Is Found Dead After Ambush in Niger

Three Special Forces soldiers were also killed and two wounded in an ambush during a routine training mission near Mali. The fourth soldier had been missing since the attack.

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Pentagon says fourth U.S. soldier killed in Niger ambush

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday that a fourth soldier was killed during an Oct. 4 attack in Niger, raising the death toll from an incident that has thrown a spotlight on the U.S. counterterrorism mission in the West African nation.