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Review: '12 Strong' tells by-the-numbers war story

Since "American Sniper," Hollywood has been searching for another breakthrough war story, with decidedly mixed results. "12 Strong," a harrowing fact-based tale of heroism set in the immediate wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, would appear to have the right armament, but this by-the-numbers movie ultimately falls short of completing that mission.

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BMW aims to outsell Mercedes by 2020: CEO tells Manager Magazin

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW aims to overtake rival Mercedes-Benz in terms of annual deliveries within two years, Chief Executive Harald Krueger told German monthly Manager Magazin.

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White House chief of staff tells Democrats he worked to change the President's stance on immigration

White House chief of staff John Kelly, in talking about the wall and immigration, told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that some of President Donald Trump's positions as a candidate were uninformed, sources told CNN.

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The Constitution has stopped Trump -- so far

Donald Trump, as a presidential candidate, never promised compromise. He instead promised the opposite: reform through sheer force of will. "Nobody knows the system better than me," said Trump when accepting the Republican nomination, "which is why I alone can fix it." The trouble with such a self-centered approach? It is contrary to the Constitution.

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Coach tells ex-USA gymnastics doctor Nassar in court to 'go to hell'

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to "go to hell" for his crimes.

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Defend culture but shun violence, pope tells Chile's indigenous Mapuche

TEMUCO, Chile (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged Chile's indigenous Mapuche people on Wednesday to shun violence, saying unity was the best weapon against "the deforestation of hope," as they struggle to defend their culture and reclaim ancestral lands.

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Keep going to work, Britain's May tells public service employees at Carillion

LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged workers employed by failed services and construction company Carillion for public service contracts to keep going to work confident that they will be paid.

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Japan government tells public broadcaster not to repeat false missile alert

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government called on public broadcaster NHK on Wednesday to make sure a false alarm warning of a North Korean missile launch will not be repeated, with tensions still high because of the North's missile and nuclear programs.

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Canada judge tells jury in deadly oil derailment trial to press on

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian judge on Tuesday told jurors to continue deliberations, despite their difficulty in reaching a verdict in the joint trial of three former rail employees in the 2013 Lac Megantic train derailment that killed 47 in Quebec, local media said.

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Ancient Greek tragedy tells timeless story of Syrian flight

BERLIN (Reuters) - A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides' tragedy "Iphigenia", using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences closer to the plight of women driven...

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Review: Risk-Taking New Opera Tells a Tragic 1950s Gay Love Story

In “Fellow Travelers,” a story of persecuted gay love during the 1950s, the composer Gregory Spears demonstrates how to be original.

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Tillerson tells State Dept. staff 'values matter'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave an impassioned speech to State Department staff about the value of diversity and the importance of treating people with respect on Friday, just a day after his boss, President Donald Trump, drew ire for allegedly describing certain nations as "shithole countries."

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Sunday Routine: How 50 Cent, Rapper and Actor, Spends His Sundays

The Midtown West resident stays busy, logging time at the gym, the office and the studio, where he’s been working on the album, “Street King Immortal.”

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Europe at stake in German coalition talks: president tells negotiators

BERLIN (Reuters) - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday reminded would-be coalition partners about the high stakes involved - and their responsibility for Europe - as negotiators worked through a tough final evening of talks about forming a new government.

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UPDATE 1-British PM May tells bankers they are a priority for Brexit amid job warnings

* London mayor says could face 'lost decade', 500,000 job losses (Recasts, adds details of meeting)

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'Sell Drugsz' rapper sentenced for narcotics trafficking in Rhode Island

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include "Sell Drugsz" and "Feds Watching" has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for trafficking heroin and fentanyl, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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DNA Helps New York Police Solve Infamous 1994 Rape Case

Detectives identified a suspect, who is serving life in prison, for a rape in Prospect Park that drew widespread attention and even figured in a Broadway play.

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North Korea tells South it will not discuss nuclear arms in future talks

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said after its first talks with South Korea in more than two years that it would not discuss its nuclear weapons with Seoul because they were aimed only at the United States, not its "brethren" in South Korea.

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Trump tells farmers he supports crop insurance

NASHVILLE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told farmers gathered in Tennessee that he supports crop insurance, signaling a possible shift from his proposals last year to shrink a program that many farmers rely on for funding their operations.

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Trump tells black and Hispanic voters: 'Dems did nothing for you'

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Starz tells Altice to stop 'false' statements in carriage fight

Jan 5 (Reuters) - The Starz cable network on Friday said it demanded that distributor Altice USA Inc stop making what Starz called false statements after the two sides failed to reach a contract renewal.

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Let's make up, Turkish foreign minister tells Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Friday for a fresh start in his country's rocky relationship with Germany, holding out the prospect of closer economic cooperation, particularly in transport and energy, if ties improved.

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History Lessons: First jobs of famous historians

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Historians study the beginnings of things, even their first work experiences. For the latest in Reuters’ “First Jobs” series, we talked to a few prominent historians about their...

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Review: ‘In Between’ Tells of Three Women Fighting Patriarchy in Tel Aviv

Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut feature is a timely, warm and energetic celebration of friendship.

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Tony Blair tells UK voters: time is running out to stop Brexit folly

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British prime minister Tony Blair told voters on Thursday that time was running out to reverse Brexit, a folly that he said would torpedo Britain's remaining clout and be regretted for generations to come.

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‘Jeopardy!’ Tells Contestant: A ‘Gangster’ Is Not a ‘Gangsta’

In reference to a 1995 Coolio song, a contestant answered “Gangster’s Paradise.” But judges wouldn’t give him credit since the song is titled “Gangsta’s Paradise.”

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Britain's open to foreign investment, trade minister Fox tells China

BEIJING (Reuters) - British trade minister Liam Fox said on Wednesday that London would continue to welcome foreign investment, after a U.S. panel rejected a Chinese acquisition of a U.S. money transfer company on national security concerns.

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What propaganda tells us about North Korea

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Trump tells Mar-a-Lago guests: 2018's 'going to be something very, very special'

President Donald Trump rang in 2018 with shout-outs to his billionaire friends and a warning to his "enemies" during short remarks just before midnight at his posh South Florida club.

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Putin tells Assad Russia will help defend Syrian sovereignty - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in a new year's greeting that Russia will continue supporting Syria's efforts to defend its sovereignty, the Kremlin said on Saturday.

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We’re Not ‘National Hangover Service,’ N.H.S. Tells U.K. Drinkers

The chief executive of the National Health Service in England said people who drank to excess were “selfish” and suggested greater use of drunk tanks.

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Trump tells NYT he thinks Mueller will be fair

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he thinks special counsel Robert Mueller is "going to be fair" in his investigation into possible collusion between Trump's team and Russian officials.

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Roy Moore's complaint won't stop Alabama from certifying Jones as senator, secretary of state tells CNN

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill confirmed Thursday morning that Democrat Doug Jones will be certified the winner of the Alabama special Senate election despite Republican Roy Moore's refusal to concede and request for a new election.

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Get used to drills, China tells Taiwan; Taipei says it seeks peace

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan will gradually get used to Chinese air force drills that encircle the island, China said on Wednesday, while Taiwan's premier reiterated the self-ruled island's desire for peaceful relations with its giant neighbor.

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'God bless you', Netanyahu tells Guatemalan president over Jerusalem embassy move

JERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales with a "God bless you" on Monday over his decision to move the Central American country's embassy to Jerusalem.

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Seahawks' Thomas tells Cowboys to 'come get me'

(Reuters) - Seattle safety Earl Thomas courted controversy on Sunday when he appeared to offer his services to the Cowboys following the Seahawks' 21-12 victory in Dallas.

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VW may post excellent 2017 results, CEO tells Welt am Sonntag

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen will report excellent group results this year, its chief executive said, helped by expected record vehicle sales and by spending cuts.

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Let me come back, Catalan leader tells Spain

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Catalonia's separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called on the Spanish government to allow him to return to Spain in time for the opening session of the Catalan parliament by January 23 so that he can become the region's next president.

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Exclusive: ArcelorMittal tells Ilva it wants to change buying contract

ROME (Reuters) - Steelmaker ArcelorMittal has told commissioners running Italy's Ilva plant that it wants changes made to the contract in which it agreed to buy the company in order to protect it from legal challenges in Italy.

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Stop meddling in foreign elections, UK's Johnson tells Russian hosts

MOSCOW (Reuters) - British foreign minister Boris Johnson told his Russian counterpart on Friday there was "abundant evidence" of Moscow meddling in foreign elections, but said any Russian efforts to interfere in last year's Brexit referendum had fallen flat.

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UK's Johnson, on Moscow visit, tells Moscow to stop meddling in Europe

MOSCOW (Reuters) - British foreign minister Boris Johnson told his Russian counterpart on Friday he wanted to talk about difficult subjects such as Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea and what he described as Russia's destabilizing of the western Balkans.

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China tells U.S. not to be a 'human rights judge' after sanctions on Chinese official

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday urged the United States not to set itself up as a "human rights judge" and denounced the U.S. Treasury Department for punishing a Chinese public security official for alleged rights abuses.

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Exclusive: State Department tells refugee agencies to downsize U.S. operations

(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has told refugee agencies it will sharply pare back the number of offices across the country authorized to resettle people in 2018 as President Donald Trump cuts the number of refugees allowed into the United States.

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Exclusive - State Department tells refugee agencies to downsize U.S. operations

(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has told refugee agencies it will sharply pare back the number of offices across the country authorized to resettle people in 2018 as President Donald Trump cuts the number of refugees allowed into the United States.

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Peru's president tells Congress democracy at stake if ousts him

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski told lawmakers that the future of the country's young democracy could suffer if the opposition's bid to force him from power succeeds on Thursday, strenuously denying allegations of wrongdoing ahead of a vote to remove him.

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Britain's 'Madame Brexit' tells Poland: Your constitution is your own matter

WARSAW (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May gave Poland a rare dose of big power support on Thursday by saying that its constitution was its own affair, a sharply different tone to that of the European Union which has scolded Warsaw over judicial reforms.

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Iran tells France's Macron not to 'blindly follow' Trump

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran on Sunday criticized French President Emmanuel Macron over his tough stance toward Tehran and said Paris would soon lose its international credibility if it "blindly follows" U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Hamas will reverse Trump's Jerusalem move, leader tells Gaza rally

GAZA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamas's founding and its chief vowed to reverse U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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It's the way you dress, Democratic congresswoman tells colleagues

At a closed-door meeting of House Democrats to discuss reforming how Congress handles sexual harassment allegations, one senior congresswoman stunned lawmakers when she suggested female lawmakers were inviting unwanted advances because of the way they dressed.

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UPDATE 1-Ex-Trump aide Carter Page tells court to stop AT&T Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page argued in court papers on Tuesday that AT&T Inc should not be permitted to buy CNN parent Time Warner Inc because there was a risk it would lead to "recklessness" in journalism.

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Ex-Trump aide Carter Page tells court to stop AT&T Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page argued in court papers on Tuesday that AT&T Inc should not be permitted to buy CNN parent Time Warner Inc because there was a risk it would lead to "recklessness" in journalism.

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Be careful, murdered Iranian activist's daughter tells European exiles

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The daughter of an Iranian Arab activist killed in the Netherlands last month linked his death to political conflict in the Middle East, and warned other exiles in Europe to be on their guard.

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Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba told senior U.S. officials during talks on migration in Havana on Monday that the U.S. decision to suspend visa processing at its embassy on the island was "seriously hampering" family relations and other people exchanges.

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Ex-investigator tells of fleeing Turkey with evidence of corruption

(Reuters) - A former Turkish police investigator told jurors in a New York court on Monday of fleeing Turkey in 2016 out of fear of retaliation from the government after leading a corruption investigation involving high-ranking officials, taking his evidence with him.

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UPDATE 1-Ex-investigator tells of fleeing Turkey with evidence of corruption

(Adds testimony from Korkmaz) By Brendan Pierson Dec 11 (Reuters) - A former Turkish police investigator told jurors in a New York court on Monday of fleeing Turkey in 2016 out of fear of retaliation from the government after leading a corruption investigation involving high-ranking officials, taking his evidence with him. Huseyin Korkmaz, 30, was testifying in Manhattan federal court for U.S. prosecutors in the trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at the majority state-owned

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Former Turkish investigator tells U.S. jury of uncovering bribe scheme

By Brendan Pierson Dec 11 (Reuters) - A former Turkish police investigator on Monday told jurors in the trial of a Turkish bank executive charged with evading U.S. sanctions against Iran that he found shoeboxes full of cash in the home of another high-ranking Turkish banker. The investigator, Huseyin Korkmaz was testifying in Manhattan federal court for U.S. prosecutors in the trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at the majority state-owned Halkbank accused of taking

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Trump tells NASA to send astronauts to Mars

President Trump signs a directive authorizing NASA to conduct a space exploration program that would see Americans return to the moon, and eventually Mars.

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Judge tells ex-Trump adviser Manafort to stop communicating with media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court judge told President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort on Monday to stop communicating with the media in ways that might affect the outcome of his trial but she agreed to consider a proposal to ease his bail restrictions.

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EU tells Netanyahu it rejects Trump's Jerusalem move

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace process.

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Obama tells Alabama voters to reject Moore

Former President Barack Obama is adding his voice to the Alabama Senate race, imploring voters to go to the polls Tuesday to reject the candidacy of Roy Moore as part of an aggressive effort by Democrats to try and counter President Donald Trump's full-throated endorsement of the controversial Republican candidate.

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Exclusive: Hong Kong fund tells Toshiba that chip unit sale to Bain group not necessary

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Hong Kong-based activist investor in Toshiba Corp has told the embattled conglomerate that the $18 billion sale of its chip unit to a Bain Capital-led group is no longer necessary after its recent capital injection, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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Hong Kong activist fund tells Toshiba chip unit sale to Bain group not necessary

TOKYO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A Hong Kong-based activist investor in Toshiba Corp has told the embattled conglomerate that the $18 billion sale of its chip unit sale to a Bain Capital-led group is no longer necessary after its recent capital injection, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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Nobel peace laureate group tells U.S., North Korea to negotiate

OSLO (Reuters) - A survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and the leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday urged the United States and North Korea to tone down their rhetoric and negotiate together to avoid a nuclear strike.

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Rapper acts as weatherman on live TV

Chance the Rapper made an appearance on a local Chicago news station where he tried his hand as a weatherman on live TV.

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IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

KIEV (Reuters) - The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said she had a constructive phone call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko late on Thursday in which she urged him to speed up the fight against corruption.

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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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Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev tells court he is victim of 'monstrous setup'

MOSCOW, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Former Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev, accused of taking a $2 million bribe from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin, told a court on Thursday he was the victim of "a monstrous and cruel provocation."

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Tillerson Suggests Cuba Could Have Stopped ‘Targeted Attacks’ on U.S. Diplomats

“You probably know” who attacked the 24 American diplomats in Cuba, the secretary of state said. “You can stop it. It’s as simple as that.”

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Trump tells Mideast leaders he will move embassy to Jerusalem, breaking with U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Israeli and Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling violence in the Middle East.

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Trump tells Mideast leaders he'll move embassy to Jerusalem; breaks with U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle East.

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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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Trump tells Mideast leaders of plan to move embassy to Jerusalem in break with U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a move that would break with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle East.

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Trump tells Mideast leaders of intention to move embassy to Jerusalem: officials

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Palestinian and Jordanian leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, their representatives said, amid a growing outcry across the Middle East against any unilateral U.S. decision on the ancient city.

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Trump tells Mideast leaders of intention to move embassy to Jerusalem - officials

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Palestinian and Jordanian leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, their representatives said, amid a growing outcry across the Middle East against any unilateral U.S. decision on the ancient city.

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Trump tells Abbas intends to move embassy to Jerusalem: Abbas spokesman

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump informed Palestinian President Mahmolud Abbas on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Abbas's spokesman said.

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Britain says 'conceivable' Manchester attack might have been stopped

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd said on Tuesday a government report had concluded it was "conceivable" that security services could have prevented a suicide attack which killed 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester in May.

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FBI director tells staff to 'expect -- and welcome' tough questions

The FBI director told his staff in an agency-wide email Monday that the bureau should "expect -- and welcome -- people asking tough questions," the day after President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter that the reputation of the FBI was in "tatters."

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France's Macron tells Trump concerned over Jerusalem plans

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron told U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday that he was worried about the possibility that the United States could unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Macron's office said in a statement.

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Six-year-old tells Santa: 'You don't know my troubles'

(Reuters) - A 6-year-old Virginia boy has shaken up social media with an all-too-skeptical letter to Santa Claus in which he says he knows that jolly Saint Nick's life is empty and that Santa had no...

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Six-year-old skeptic tells Santa 'your life is empty'

(Reuters) - A 6-year-old boy from the Washington area has shaken up social media with an all-too-skeptical letter to Santa Claus in which he pretends to know jolly Saint Nick's life is empty and that Santa had no idea whether he had been naughty or nice.

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UPDATE 1-Volkswagen 'misused' me, accused executive tells judge

BERLIN, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt, who is due to be sentenced this week in connection with the carmaker's emissions scandal, has written to the judge to say he feels "misused" by the German company.

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Volkswagen 'misused' me, accused executive tells judge

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt, who is due to be sentenced this week in connection with the carmaker's emissions scandal, has written to the judge to say he feels "misused" by the German company, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

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‘I Ask Forgiveness,’ Pope Francis Tells Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

He met with Muslim refugees and heard their stories, but did not address his earlier public silence about them while in Myanmar.

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British Labour leader Corbyn tells Morgan Stanley: 'We're a threat'

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn warned Morgan Stanley that bankers are right to regard him as a threat because he wants to transform what he cast as a rigged economy that profits speculators at the expense of ordinary people.

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UPDATE 2-British Labour leader Corbyn tells Morgan Stanley:"We're a threat"

* Corbyn risk now equal to Brexit for UK - Morgan Stanley (Adds details about perceptions of Corbyn risks)

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British Labour leader Corbyn tells Morgan Stanley "You're right: We're a threat"

LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Morgan Stanley that bankers are right to regard him as a threat because he wants to transform what he cast as a rigged economy that profited speculators at the expense of ordinary people.

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BRIEF-Bristol-Myers says Checkmate -078 trial stopped early for demonstrating superior overall survival

* CHECKMATE -078, A PIVOTAL, MULTINATIONAL PHASE 3 OPDIVO (NIVOLUMAB) LUNG CANCER TRIAL WITH PREDOMINANTLY CHINESE PATIENTS, STOPPED EARLY FOR DEMONSTRATING SUPERIOR OVERALL SURVIVAL

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Rapper DMX pleads guilty to U.S. tax fraud charge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rap artist and actor DMX pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to avoiding paying $1.7 million in taxes from 2000 to 2005 by shifting money among accounts belonging to managers and associates.

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What Rexit tells us about Trump

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Turkish 'Microangelo' tells Istanbul's tale on miniature objects

ANKARA (Reuters) - Following his morning stroll around Istanbul's medieval Galata tower, Hasan Kale walks into a bulk food market to examine the goods that will make up his next canvas.

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Judge Tells Uber Lawyer: ‘It Looks Like You Covered This Up’

A long-awaited trade-theft trial between Waymo and Uber was delayed until next year so Waymo’s lawyers can examine evidence that surfaced in recent days.

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Turkish gold trader tells U.S. jury he bribed official

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Wednesday told jurors in a Manhattan federal court that he bribed a former Turkish government official to set up a deal aimed at helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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UPDATE 2-Turkish gold trader tells U.S. jury he bribed official

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Wednesday told jurors in a Manhattan federal court that he bribed a former Turkish government official to set up a deal aimed at helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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What Markle tells us about modern British monarchy

The news that Britain's Prince Harry has proposed to his girlfriend Meghan Markle may not have come as a shock.

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White House's Mulvaney tells CFPB staff to 'disregard' Leandra English: memo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mick Mulvaney, U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, on Monday instructed agency staff to disregard directions from Leandra English, who was named acting director by the former head of the agency.

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NYT: Trump questions whether infamous tape is real

President Donald Trump has questioned the authenticity of the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape in which he bragged about being able to grope women, The New York Times reported over the weekend, despite the fact that Trump immediately apologized for his remarks when the video surfaced.

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‘Please, God, Don’t Let Me Get Stopped’: Around Atlanta, No Sanctuary for Immigrants

The region has seen the biggest spike in ICE arrests during the Trump administration, and undocumented immigrants in the suburbs are trying to lie low.

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China online finance regulator tells unqualified micro-lenders to stop lending

BEIJING, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The National Internet Finance Association of China issued a risk warning letter late on Friday telling "unqualified institutions" to immediately stop offering loans as Beijing steps up a crackdown on the micro-loan sector to fend off financial risks.

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Mediator tells how Mugabe was persuaded to step down

As a young priest, the Rev. Fidelis Mukonori collected evidence of atrocities during Zimbabwe's brutal civil war. The reports filtered to Robert Mugabe, then a leading figure in the liberation struggles.

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Ten days to crack Brexit deal, EU tells May

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union handed Prime Minister Theresa May a 10-day "absolute deadline" to improve her Brexit divorce offer or face failure in persuading EU leaders to open trade talks with Britain at a December summit.

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Review: ‘Bombshell’ Tells the Amazing Story of Hedy Lamarr, the Star and Inventor

In this diverting documentary, Alexandra Dean tells the life story of Hedy Lamarr, a scandalous woman turned star and inventor.

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Encounters: The Rapper 2 Chainz Sizes Up the Art at Christie’s

On the eve of a record-breaking art auction, the luxury-loving rapper surveys the Warhols, Basquiats and a da Vinci up for sale.

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China tells Myanmar military it wants closer ties

BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the visiting head of the southeast Asian country's army.

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Deutsche Bank strategist tells investors to avoid bitcoin

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank has joined the ranks of those warning about the virtual currency bitcoin as an investment.

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Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from Thursday: sources

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has told its Australian sellers to be ready to take orders on Nov. 23, according to a retailer, the first time the global retail juggernaut has given a start date for doing business in the world No. 12 economy.

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UPDATE 2-Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from Thursday -sources

* Australian retailers told to begin taking orders from Thursday

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Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from Thursday

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has told its Australian sellers to be ready to take orders on Nov. 23, according to a retailer, the first time the global retail juggernaut has given a start date for sales in a country.

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UPDATE 1-Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from Thursday

* Australian retailers told to begin taking orders from Thursday

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Amazon tells Australian retailers to get ready to take orders from Thursday

SYDNEY, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Global retail juggernaut Amazon.com Inc has told its Australian sellers to prepare to begin shipping product on Nov. 23, a retailer told Reuters on Wednesday, the first time it has given a start date for the country.

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France's Macron tells Iran, Israel leaders of need to preserve Lebanon's stability

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron told the leaders of Iran and Israel in separate telephone calls that it was vital to keep Lebanon disassociated from regional crisis and urged all countries in the region to work collectively to reduce tensions.

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This photo tells you all you need to know about Syria

Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad, the Black Sea and a balcony corner of the Bocharov Ruchey State residence in Sochi, a favorite of the Kremlin head. You can also see one of Putin's many luxury watches peeking out from under his shirt, this one perhaps a Blancpain $10,000 piece, one that is often spotted on his wrist, according to activists.

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Franken won't resign, staffer tells newspaper

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken has no intention of stepping down, a Franken staffer told the Star Tribune on Saturday.

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Defiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported.

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

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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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Saudi Arabia's first rapper

Qusai Kheder wants to create a musical revolution in Saudi Arabia.

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Op-Ed Contributor: How to Stop the Predators Who Aren’t Famous

The past few weeks have shown that publicly shaming some men can work. Now we need to deal with the rest of them.

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Rapper's tragic death spotlights addiction epidemic: Here's what happened

News of Lil Peep's death shocked fans and ignited a new conversation about mental health and the opioid epidemic in America, which President Donald Trump declared a national public health emergency last month.

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Rapper and YouTube star Lil Peep, 21, dies

Rapper Lil Peep, an emerging voice on the hip hop scene and a YouTube star, has died at the age of 21, police and a business associate confirmed to CNN Thursday.

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Drake calls out a man groping women during performance

Drake was in the middle of performing "Know Yourself" at Sydney's Marquee nightclub Wednesday evening when he suddenly stopped to address a man who he says was groping women in the audience.

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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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India tells top utility to mix crop residue with coal to reduce New Delhi smog

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India directed its largest utility NTPC Ltd to blend crop residue with coal at its power plants, in a bid to reduce stubble burning on agricultural lands which is clouding New Delhi with smog.

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Lil Peep, Rapper Who Blended Hip-Hop and Emo, Is Dead at 21

Gustav Ahr was a bright young musical talent who built a rabid following online with songs recorded in a bedroom on Skid Row in Los Angeles.

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Rex Tillerson Tells Myanmar Leaders to Investigate Attacks on Rohingya

Visiting Myanmar’s capital, he called the violence “crimes against humanity,” and said that targeted sanctions against individuals might be called for.

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Kuwait tells Aoun it supports Lebanese sovereignty

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kuwait's ambassador to Lebanon told President Michel Aoun the Gulf monarchy supports his efforts to overcome the "delicate situation" and stands by Lebanese sovereignty, Aoun said in a tweet on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: Kremlin tells companies to deliver good news

The Russian leadership has told major companies to supply it with news stories that put its stewardship of the country in a positive light, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Patrick Nagatani nytimes.com

Patrick Nagatani, Photographer Famous for Collages, Dies at 72

His constructions captured the legacies of nuclear weaponry and his parents’ internment in camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II.

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Exclusive video tells of Rohingya massacre

Exclusive footage reveals accounts of carnage from the village of Tula Toli in Myanmar, where the army allegedly massacred Rohingya Muslims.

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Taiwan tells U.S. it does not want to cause trouble in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan has assured the United States it has no intention of causing trouble in the Taiwan Strait, the self-ruled island's envoy to a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders said on Monday.

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Xi tells Duterte China will work to safeguard South China Sea peace

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - China will work with Southeast Asian countries to safeguard peace in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday in a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who pledged to handle issues with Beijing in those waters bilaterally.

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Rapper's prison sentence draws outrage

Meek Mill was arrested for popping wheelies on his dirt bike and for getting into a fight earlier this year, and now the rapper could spend two to four years in state prison because those arrests violated his probation from a 2008 gun and drug case.

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It's so bad, United has stopped flying there

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Lebanon's Aoun tells Saudi envoy Hariri must return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Michel Aoun told Saudi Arabia's envoy on Friday that Saad al-Hariri must return to Lebanon and the circumstances surrounding his resignation as prime minister while in Saudi Arabia were unacceptable, presidential sources said.

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We'll buy arms from Russia, Philippines' Duterte tells Putin

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thanked Moscow on Friday for its "timely assistance" in defeating pro-Islamic State militants who took over a southern city for months, expressing his willingness to buy Russian weapons.

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#MeToo: CNN's Alisyn Camerota tells her own story

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4 times police say they stopped mass shootings

The past few months have seen two of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history -- and that has revived debates over what, if anything, can be done to prevent mass killings.

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Anti-Trump U.S. coalition tells U.N. climate talks: 'we're still in'

BONN (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. cities, companies and other groups said on Thursday that many in the United States remained committed to the 2015 Paris climate agreement despite plans by U.S. President Donald Trump to pull out.

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Teacher tells student: I might be the one to put a bullet in your head

A Georgia high school teacher threatened a 17-year-old student, telling him "somebody is going to put a bullet right through your head ... it might be me."

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Trump tells China's Xi he believes North Korea solution can be found

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that he believes, like Xi, that a solution can be found to the North Korean nuclear issue, a day after warning Pyongyang of the grave danger of developing nuclear weapons.

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Trump tells Dems he's a 'big loser' under GOP tax plan

President Donald Trump told a group of Democratic senators Tuesday that he'd be a "big loser" if the Republicans' plan to overhaul the tax system is signed into law, multiple people with direct knowledge of the call told CNN.

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

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

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Germany's top court tells lawmakers to recognize 'third gender'

Germany's top court ruled Wednesday that lawmakers must legally recognize a "third gender" from birth.

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Lawyer tells court student suicide was MIT's fault

BOSTON (Reuters) - A lawyer for the father of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D. candidate who killed himself on campus argued in Massachusetts' highest court on Tuesday that universities could be held responsible when students commit suicide on their premises.

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Strangers who stopped gunman reunite as heroes

On that awful Sunday morning, they were just strangers, trying to stop an act of unspeakable evil.

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Air Force failed to report domestic violence that might have stopped church shooter from buying a gun

How a man who was discharged from the US Air Force for assaulting his spouse and child was able to purchase the firearms he used to carry out the deadliest shooting rampage in Texas history is just one of many questions facing investigators as they continue to look for answers on Sunday's church massacre that left 26 people dead.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Trump Tells Japan It Can Protect Itself by Buying U.S. Arms

President Trump by turns generous and challenging as he pressed Japan on shooting down North Korean missiles and on trade imbalances with the United States.

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Multiple deaths in shooting at Texas church, sheriff tells local media

(Reuters) - A gunman entered a church in a small town in southeast Texas on Sunday and began firing, resulting in "multiple" fatalities and injuries, local media reported, citing the county sheriff.

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Trump Tells Saudi King That He Supports Modernization Drive

In a phone call, President Trump praised Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is thought to be behind a sweeping campaign of arrests.

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Neither George Bush voted for Trump, book author tells New York Times

(Reuters) - George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush did not vote for fellow Republican Donald Trump last year, says the author of a new book on the 41st and 43rd U.S. presidents in which they open up about their disapproval of the man now occupying the White House.

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Cambodian PM tells opposition to defect or face being banned from politics

PNHOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday called on lawmakers from the main opposition party to defect ahead of a court ruling on whether to dissolve it, saying they could be banned from politics for five years if they left it too late.

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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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The Neediest Cases Fund: From Serving the Famous at the Waldorf to Starting Over

When the Waldorf Astoria closed its doors for renovations, Regina Gatewood lost her job. In her 60s, she found herself thrust into the job market.

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Russia tells U.S.: Unacceptable to politicize chemical weapons inspections in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by phone on Thursday it was unacceptable to politicize the work of chemical weapons inspectors in Syria, Russia's foreign ministry said.

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Police chief: Officer 'stopped the carnage'

The New York police officer who shot and apprehended the suspect in Tuesday's terrorist attack has been identified as Ryan Nash, a law enforcement source tells CNN.

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Australia's Westpac was a lead actor in rates rigging, regulator tells court

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian corporate regulator accused Westpac Banking Corp of playing a leading role in the widespread manipulation of an important financial trading rate as it took the country's No. 2 lender to court on Tuesday.

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University of Utah tells students to take shelter after report of shots fired

(Reuters) - The University of Utah told students to shelter in place after a report of shots fired near the campus on Monday.

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Cardi B and Migos rapper are now engaged

Cardi B., the first female solo rapper to top the Billboard singles chart in 20 years, is now engaged. She showed off her 8-carat diamond ring on Instagram.

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Italian bank inquiry points to improper behavior, commission's chairman tells paper

MILAN (Reuters) - A new investigation of Italian banking scandals by a parliamentary commission has already revealed some improper behavior, the commission's chairman, Pier Ferdinando Casini, told the newspaper La Repubblica in an interview.

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Italian bank inquiry points to improper behaviour, commission's chairman tells paper

MILAN, Oct 29 (Reuters) - A new investigation of Italian banking scandals by a parliamentary commission has already revealed some improper behaviour, the commission's chairman, Pier Ferdinando Casini, told the newspaper La Repubblica in an interview.

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What Betsy DeVos' schedule tells us

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been a lightning rod since taking office in February. But little has been known about her behind-the-scenes work to reform the way American education is delivered.

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Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on Thursday with Myanmar's army chief and expressed concern over reported atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, the U.S. State Department said in a statement.

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Earth is fragile, pope tells astronauts who see planet from "eyes of God"

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The earth is a fragile thing that could even destroy itself, Pope Francis told astronauts on the International Space Station on Thursday, saying they had an opportunity to see the planet "from the eyes of God".

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Fed chair choice down to Powell, Taylor, one source tells Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's search for the next chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve has come down to Fed Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor, Politico on Friday cited one source as saying, while another counseled caution.

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U.S. has lost trust in South Sudan, Trump envoy tells president

JUBA (Reuters) - The United States has lost trust in South Sudan's government for fueling the country's civil war and must bring peace or risk losing support from Washington, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the nation's President Salva Kiir.

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German president tells Putin: we need to work on our relationship

MOSCOW (Reuters) - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday he was unhappy about the state of relations between Moscow and Berlin and that both sides needed to work to improve it.

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India tells U.S. it plans to retain North Korea embassy as a channel of communications

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Wednesday told U. S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson it plans to retain its North Korean embassy, so as to keep open channels of communication as Washington steps up global pressure to isolate Pyongyang for its nuclear and missile programs.

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U.S. rapper Eminem wins copyright case against NZ political ads

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A New Zealand political party has been ordered to pay more than $400,000 to U.S. rapper Eminem for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a television commercial to help win a national election.

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'This is not right... This is not conservative,' Flake tells GOP

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake called on members of his party to stand together and criticize President Donald Trump's behavior shortly after announcing he would not seek re-election.

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Pakistan PM tells Tillerson it has 'produced results' in fighting terrorism

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday reconfirmed Pakistan's commitment to the "war on terror" during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying his country had "produced results" fighting the region's Islamist militants.

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Snap election not enough to solve crisis, Spain tells Catalan leader

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's leader cannot solve its political crisis with Madrid just by calling regional elections, Spain's justice minister said on Tuesday, dampening hopes of a quick fix for a dispute that has rattled investors and fractured the country.

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Auto industry tells Trump 'We're winning with NAFTA'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major automakers, suppliers and auto dealers are launching a new coalition on Tuesday to urge U.S. President Donald Trump not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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North Korea threat is 'critical, imminent,' Japan tells U.S., South Korea

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - The threat from North Korea has grown to a "critical and imminent level" and the United States, Japan and South Korea must address the matter, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told his U.S. and South Korean counterparts in talks on Monday.

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Go home, Tillerson tells Iranian-backed militias in Iraq

RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias and their Iranian advisers who helped Iraq defeat Islamic State to "go home" after a rare joint meeting with the leaders of Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Kaepernick, Colin nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Famous Athletes Have Always Led the Way

The extraordinary are the ones who need to make things better for everyone.

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Namibia tells Airbnb hosts to register or face jail

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia said on Friday that local home owners listed with U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc risk imprisonment if they fail to register with the tourism regulatory body before the end of this year.

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Just relax, Europe's tech leader SAP tells investors, fourth quarter will be dynamite

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology stock, predicted a "dynamite" fourth quarter for its cloud computing business, helping its shares erase losses after third-quarter results fell short of market expectations.

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UPDATE 3-Just relax, Europe's tech leader SAP tells investors, Q4 will be dynamite

* Q3 core profit 1.64 bln euros, just below forecasts (Updates with management comments, analyst, shares)

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Cut taxes or market will dive, Mnuchin tells Congress

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BRIEF-Nathan's Famous Inc proposes offering of senior secured notes due 2025

* Nathan's announces proposed offering of senior secured notes due 2025

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: The Pool Strives to Deal With Its Famous Dining Room

Changes to the landmark interior of the former Four Seasons create challenges for the new restaurant from Major Food Group.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi may raise loan-deposit ratio if needed, c.bank chief tells Arabiya

DUBAI, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's central bank may raise the maximum loan-to-deposit ratio for commercial banks if that is needed to help the economy, central bank governor Ahmed al-Kholifey told Al Arabiya television.

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Jay Pharoah on ‘White Famous,’ Culture Gaps and His Grandmother’s Meatloaf

The “Saturday Night Live” alumnus plays a rising comic courting a new level of fame in this show business satire on Showtime.

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This Is Not Arthur Laffer’s Famous Napkin

The Smithsonian says that it has the most famous napkin in economic history. The available evidence suggests that’s probably not true.

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Weinstein tells paparazzi: I'm not doing OK

The NYPD and London's Scotland Yard are now speaking to women who say they were sexually abused by the disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.

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UPDATE 3-Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed political ads that ran during the 2016 U.S. election.

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Ontario tells GM and union to resolve strike now

TORONTO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The government of Ontario urged General Motors Co and striking Canadian union workers on Thursday to immediately resolve a month-long strike at GM's plant after the U.S. automaker threatened to move all production to Mexico.

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UPDATE 2-Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed political ads that ran during the 2016 U.S. election.

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Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed political ads that ran during the 2016 U.S. election.

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Margo Price, Nashville Outsider, Tells It Like It Really Is

The singer and songwriter, who isn’t afraid to brush up against the country music establishment, is releasing a new album that draws on her lifetime of struggle.

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Iran foreign minister tells lawmakers of plans to respond to Trump moves

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran will react sharply to any U.S. move against the nuclear deal with global powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Iranian parliament Wednesday, according to a parliamentarian who attended the session quoted by state media.

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CIA official tells jury about day 'all hell broke loose' in Benghazi

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A CIA operative told a jury on Tuesday about the terror he experienced in 2012 when militants attacked the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and described how he recovered the body of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings nytimes.com

He Excelled as a Detective, Until Prosecutors Stopped Believing Him

Detective Kevin Desormeau’s indictment on perjury charges adds to the growing belief that lying is a persistent problem for the New York Police Department.

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Flames rip through the state's famous wine country, killing 10 people and destroying 1,500 structures

Fifteen wildfires raged across Northern California, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing at least 10 people, and burning over 1,500 homes and businesses, authorities said.

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UPDATE 3-Two-year Brexit transition is assured, UK PM May tells business chiefs - source

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders on Monday that they could be certain there would be a two-year transition period after Britain's exit from the European Union, a source told Reuters.

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UPDATE 2-UK PM May tells business chiefs: two-year Brexit transition is assured- source

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders that they should treat a two-year transition period after Brexit as assured as she tries to ease company concerns that Britain could crash out of the EU without a deal, a source told Reuters.

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UK PM May tells business chiefs: two-year Brexit transition is assured- source

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders during a meeting on Monday that they should treat a two-year transition period after Brexit as assured, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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What’s that smell? Secrets of famously pungent durian fruit revealed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have answered one of nature’s most pungent questions: what gives the world’s smelliest fruit its distinctive aroma.

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Ball in your court, weakened May tells EU on Brexit talks

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell the European Union on Monday the "ball is in their court" in Brexit talks, trying to advance negotiations despite a party conference that left her weaker than ever.

Pence, Mike nytimes.com

Trump Tells Pence to Leave N.F.L. Game as Players Kneel During Anthem

Following the president’s lead, the vice president said he would “not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem.”

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Venezuela leader thanks hostile Trump for making him 'famous'

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro baited U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday by thanking him for a barrage of criticism that had made him famous worldwide.