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MOVES-Insurance broker Marsh names Paul Moody CEO of UK specialties division

Dec 15 (Reuters) - Marsh, the insurance broker arm of Marsh & McLennan Cos Inc, appointed Paul Moody chief executive officer of its UK specialties division, effective Jan. 1.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging currencies digest central bank decisions

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Emerging currencies strengthened on Friday but some eyed weekly losses as investors digested a deluge of central bank decisions.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

Australia Gripped by Decades of Sexual Abuse of Children, Panel Finds

Calling it a “national tragedy” perpetrated by “our most trusted institutions,” a royal commission found that tens of thousands of children had been victimized.

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Seven decades in the making, a defense pact comes to the EU

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union nations are set to achieve a 70-year-old ambition to integrate their defenses on Thursday, signing a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together after Britain's decision to quit the bloc.

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U.S. executions edge up in 2017 but stay at decades' low: study

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. executions and new death sentences rose slightly in 2017 from a year ago but remained the lowest in decades as capital punishment has declined in the country, a survey released on Thursday showed.

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BRIEF-Siyata Mobile Announces Increase Of CDN$1 Mln To Brokered Private Placement

* SIYATA MOBILE ANNOUNCES INCREASE OF CDN$1 MILLION TO BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT RESULTING IN UP TO CDN$4 MILLION IN UNSECURED CONVERTIBLE DEBENTURES

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Trump on taxes: Simplifying a broken system

President Trump gives remarks after House and Senate Republicans reach a compromise on their tax overhaul.

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Spielberg: Hollywood harassment rampant for decades

Legendary director Steven Spielberg reacts to the barrage of sexual harassment accusations against others in Hollywood. Spielberg explains to CNN why he is shocked, but not surprised.

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BRIEF-Interactive Brokers to Accept Orders For Short Sales Of CFE Bitcoin Futures

* WILL NOW ACCEPT ORDERS FOR SHORT SALES OF CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE BITCOIN FUTURES

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UPDATE 4-Broken pipeline cuts British supply during peak energy demand

* Brent jumps above $65 for first time since mid-2015 (Updates with INEOS saying outage could last up to 4 weeks)

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BRIEF-Global Brokerage, Inc. Receives Approximately 78.5% Yes Votes To Move Forward With The Prepackaged Plan Of Reorganization

* GLOBAL BROKERAGE, INC. RECEIVES APPROXIMATELY 78.5% YES VOTES TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE PREPACKAGED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION

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BRIEF-Block One Capital Inc. Announces $5 Million Non-Brokered Private Placement

* BLOCK ONE CAPITAL INC. ANNOUNCES $5,000,000 NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT

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Interactive Brokers launches bitcoin futures trading

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Electronic brokerage firm Interactive Brokers Group Inc said on Monday it has started allowing clients to trade bitcoin futures on the newly minted CBOE Futures Exchange.

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BRIEF-Edgewater Wireless Announces Fully Committed Non-Brokered Private Placement

* EDGEWATER WIRELESS ANNOUNCES FULLY COMMITTED NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT

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BRIEF-Christodoro Says Resigning From Xerox Board Due To Belief Board To Make Decisions With Which He Disagrees

* JONATHAN CHRISTODORO SAYS IT NOW APPEARS THAT THE XEROX BOARD WILL MAKE DECISIONS AND TAKE XEROX IN A "DIRECTION WITH WHICH I STRONGLY DISAGREE"

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge nytimes.com

On Washington: How Arctic Drilling, Stymied for Decades, Made Surprise Return in Tax Bill

Advocates of oil exploration in an Alaska wildlife refuge are taking advantage of the special rules of the tax debate to charge toward victory.

Marijuana nytimes.com

Hey, ‘Budtender’: Los Angeles’s Power Brokers of Pot Crank Up the Kook

Sensuality circles! High teas! Expensive vape pens! Who says there’s no intellectual life in this fine city?

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How the dam broke on Al Franken

Nearly three weeks after sexual harassment allegations first emerged against Sen. Al Franken, a wave of Democratic senators — in coordination and following a flurry of text messages and phone calls — called for his resignation in rapid succession Wednesday morning.

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In break with decades of U.S. policy, Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy there, breaking with longtime U.S. policy and potentially stirring unrest.

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Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel capital, upending decades of U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and set in motion the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to the ancient city, senior U.S. officials said, a decision that upends decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling violence in the Middle East.

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US: NK missile broke up on re-entry

New details indicate that North Korea's latest missile test may not have been as successful as Kim Jong Un's regime claims. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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On foreign policy, lets stop waiting for U.S. decisions, German minister says

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel will on Tuesday urge his country to become more assertive on foreign policy issues and less dependent on the United States, according to excerpts of a speech he is due to give, cited by the newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

Classical Music nytimes.com

A Symphony Breathes Life Into 400 Broken School Instruments

David Lang’s “symphony for a broken orchestra” had its premiere as part of a project to fix damaged instruments from Philadelphia’s public schools.

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North Korea's new ICBM likely broke up upon re-entry, US official says

An intercontinental ballistic missile that North Korea said could reach the "whole" mainland of the United States likely broke up upon re-entry into the earth's atmosphere, a US official said Saturday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Opinion: How the Republicans Broke Congress

We used to blame both parties for our poisonous political environment. Not anymore.

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BRIEF-Interactive Brokers Reports 795,000 DARTs In Nov, Up 9 Pct

* INTERACTIVE BROKERS GROUP REPORTS BROKERAGE METRICS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR NOVEMBER 2017, INCLUDES REG.-NMS EXECUTION STATISTICS

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In a push upmarket, Wells Fargo gives top brokers raises in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co is giving its top brokers and advisory teams as much as a $40,000 raise next year in a broad strategy to go after wealthier clients, company executives said Friday.

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BRIEF-Beleave announces upsize of previously announced non-brokered private placement

* BELEAVE ANNOUNCES UPSIZE OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Matt Lauer’s History at ‘Today’: Two Decades of Highs and Lows

From some awkward interviews to narrating the events of 9/11, Mr. Lauer had spent more than 20 years at “Today” before he was fired this week.

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Savannah Guthrie: We are heartbroken

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How 'Today' broke the news

Matt Lauer has been fired from NBC News after an employee filed a complaint about "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace," the network announced.

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BRIEF-Finlay Minerals reports non-brokered financing

* FINLAY MINERALS LTD. ANNOUNCES A NON-BROKERED FINANCING Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Adelman, Mary nytimes.com

Mary Adelman, 89, Fixer of Broken Typewriters, Is Dead

For decades, her shop on the Upper West Side of Manhattan was a fixture in the lives of writers desperate to keep the words flowing.

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BRIEF-Firm Capital American announces $10 mln non-brokered private placement

Nov 23 (Reuters) - Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp:

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2018 favorite Medvedeva has broken foot, may miss GP Final

(Reuters) - Evgenia Medvedeva, widely seen as the favorite for gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, is nursing a broken foot and could miss next month's Grand Prix Final, the Russian figure skater has said.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African strongman.

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How decades of bad decisions broke GE

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

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

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

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

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Haitian army set to make controversial return after two decades

CAP-HAITIEN/PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's president on Saturday heralded the re-establishment of the country's military after 22 years, a divisive issue in the impoverished Caribbean nation which has a history of bloody coups and political instability.

Subways nytimes.com

System Failure: How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

Disruptions and delays have roiled the system this year. But the crisis was long in the making, fueled by a litany of errors, a Times investigation shows.

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

Top Russian Official Tried to Broker ‘Backdoor’ Meeting Between Trump and Putin

The overture came soon after the Trump campaign was told of Russian “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. As Donald J. Trump neared the Republican nomination, Moscow tried repeatedly to contact his campaign.

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Risk of breast cancer recurrence lasts for decades

(Reuters Health) - Many women who follow initial breast cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new malignancies up to two decades after their diagnosis, a study suggests.

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George Clooney makes TV return with 'Catch-22,' two decades after ER

LOS ANGELES, Nov 16 (Reuters) - George Clooney will make his return to television in a serialized adaptation of "Catch-22," Paramount Television said on Thursday, nearly 20 years after he left hit show "ER" to become one of film's biggest names.

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BRIEF-Blue Sky Uranium announces non-brokered private placement

* Announced a non-brokered private placement financing of up to 5,500,000 units at a price of $0.19 per unit​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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No refund for Tezos contributors, cryptocurrency broker says

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Backers of the embattled Tezos tech project should not expect to receive refunds, according to the Swiss cryptocurrency broker that helped it raise $232 million in July.

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GE is broken. Fixing it will be long and difficult

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EU signs defense pact in decades-long quest

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Germany edged toward achieving a 70-year-old ambition to integrate European defenses on Monday, signing a pact with 21 other EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces after Britain's decision to quit the bloc.

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Nikkei drops to near 2-week low; real estate, brokers weak

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei dropped to a near two-week low on Monday as many sectors, including real estate and brokerage firms, languished after recent rallies, offsetting gains in companies with strong results such as Nissin Foods.

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Nikkei drops to 1-week low; real estate, brokers weak

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei dropped to a one-week low on Monday morning as many sectors including real estate firms and brokers languished after a recent rally, offsetting gains in companies with strong results such as Nissin Foods.

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BRIEF-Global Brokerage Chief Accounting Officer, CFO to submit resignation

* Global Brokerage-entered in restructuring support agreement to restructure obligations of co pursuant to plan of reorganization to be filed under chapter 11

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FINRA bars broker for defrauding elderly client

(Reuters) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said on Thursday that a hearing panel barred broker Hank Mark Werner of Northport, New York, for defrauding an elderly blind woman.

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BRIEF-Jack Dorsey says Twitter verification policy system broken, needs reconsideration

* Jack Dorsey says Twitter agents following verification policy correctly, "but we realized some time ago the system is broken" & needs to be reconsidered - Tweet Further company coverage:

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

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

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Saudi blockade pushing Yemen toward 'worst famine in decades'

The UN's humanitarian chief has sent a chilling warning that Yemen is facing the world's worst famine in decades in which millions could die, if Saudi Arabia continues to block aid flowing into the war-torn nation.

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Merrill Lynch to raise pay for top-performing brokers in 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Wednesday that it will increase the pay of brokers each month who grow their business in 2018 and will cut the monthly pay of those who do not, in a bid to the Wall Street brokerage's own growth.

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U.N. warns if no Yemen aid access, world will see largest famine in decades

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Wednesday that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause "the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims."

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UPDATE 2-UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns about how large players place business to earn fatter fees.

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Her Brother’s Death Left Her Heartbroken. Then She Had a Heart Attack.

Sylvia Rivera, 56, felt chest pain in the hours after her younger brother died. On bed rest and unable to work, she faced eviction from her Bronx home.

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UPDATE 1-UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns over how large players place business to earn fatter fees.

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UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns over how large players operate.

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BRIEF-UK markets watchdog launches study into wholesale insurance broker sector​

* Financial conduct authority (fca) has today launched a market study to assess how competition is working in wholesale insurance broker sector.​

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Exclusive: FBI agents raid headquarters of major U.S. body broker

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - Federal agents have seized records from a national company that solicits thousands of Americans to donate their bodies to science each year, then profits by dissecting the parts and distributing them for use by researchers and educators.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

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

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

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UK financial services watchdog to investigate wholesale insurance brokers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial services industry regulator is to launch later this week a long-promised investigation into competition in the wholesale insurance broking market, where one top executive has complained of "abusive behavior".

Paul, Rand nytimes.com

Rand Paul Had 5 Ribs Broken in Attack, Contrary to Initial Reports

One of the Kentucky senator’s neighbors tackled him in his yard, according to a criminal complaint. It is unclear when Mr. Paul will return to work.

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Senator Paul suffers five broken ribs after assault: reports

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul's return to Washington may be delayed after he suffered five broken ribs during an assault at his Kentucky home, media reported on Sunday, citing a senior adviser to the Republican lawmaker.

Floods nytimes.com

A Broke, and Broken, Flood Insurance Program

Now, an unusual coalition of insurers, environmentalists and fiscal conservatives is seeking major changes in the federal plan as a deadline approaches.

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At long last, ground broken for Eisenhower memorial in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Construction of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Memorial kicked off symbolically on Thursday after years of opposition to the late U.S. president's $150 million monument by critics who balked at its cost and size.

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BRIEF-INTERACTIVE BROKERS GROUP REPORTS BROKERAGE METRICS FOR OCTOBER 2017

* INTERACTIVE BROKERS GROUP REPORTS BROKERAGE METRICS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR OCTOBER 2017, INCLUDES REG.-NMS EXECUTION STATISTICS

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Ex-Merrill Lynch broker to plead guilty to securities fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Bank of America Merrill Lynch broker has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal charge of securities fraud for billing clients excessive commissions, according to federal...

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CORRECTED-Ex-Merrill Lynch broker to plead guilty to securities fraud

NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A former Bank of America Merrill Lynch broker has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal charge of securities fraud for billing clients excessive commissions, according to federal court documents unsealed on Tuesday.

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Ex-Merrill Lynch broker pleads guilty to securities fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Bank of America Merrill Lynch broker pleaded guilty to a criminal charge of securities fraud for billing clients excessive commissions, according to federal court...

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Special Report: In warehouse of horrors, body broker stacked human heads

DETROIT(Reuters) - When U.S. authorities arrested Arthur Rathburn last year, they hailed their investigation as a milestone in efforts to police a growing industry: brokers who acquire bodies donated to science, dissect them and sell or lease the parts for profit.

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Apple touches record as brokerages bullish on iPhone X demand

(Reuters) - Several analysts downplayed concerns about Apple Inc's iPhone X production issues and were bullish on demand and sales, pushing the company's shares to a record on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Apple touches record as brokerages bullish on iPhone X demand

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Several analysts downplayed concerns about Apple Inc's iPhone X production issues and were bullish on demand and sales, pushing the company's shares to a record on Monday.

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Morgan Stanley quits brokerage industry pact on recruiting

NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley said Monday that it would quit a pact it signed with rival securities brokerages 13 years ago that limited litigation among rival firms when brokers quit to join another company.

Spacey, Kevin nytimes.com

Kevin Spacey Apologizes After Allegation of Decades-Old Sexual Advance on a Minor

The actor Anthony Rapp said he was 14 when Mr. Spacey laid down on top of him. Mr. Spacey said he had no recollection and then disclosed that he is gay.

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Expulsion of Australian ministers cast doubt over more than 100 government decisions: opposition Labor

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's main Labor opposition party said on Monday it was considering a legal challenge to more than 100 decisions made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's conservative government, after two of his cabinet ministers were expelled from parliament.

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BRIEF-SDX Energy appoints Stifel Nicolaus Europe limited as Nomad and joint corporate broker

* Announced that Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited has been appointed as Nomad and joint corporate broker to company with immediate effect​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Llivia (Spain) nytimes.com

Llivia Journal: This Catalan Town Has Already Broken From Spain, Physically at Least

Llivia, a five-square-mile town, is a geographic and historical anomaly that has existed for more than 350 years as a Spanish enclave inside France.

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BRIEF-Mineral Mountain announces non-brokered private placement of up to $3 mln

* Mineral Mountain announces a non-brokered private placement of up to $3 million

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In Mexican slum, a decades-long wait for quake relief

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - I first visited Camp No. 3 a few days after the Sept. 19 earthquake.

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BRIEF-Bluerush announces the closing of non-brokered private placement

* Bluerush announces the closing of non-brokered private placement Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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John Kelly: 'Broken-hearted' over lawmaker's actions

President Trump's Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly spoke to White House reporters about the controversial call the President placed to a Gold Star widow.

Darrieux, Danielle nytimes.com

Danielle Darrieux, French Film Star Over 8 Decades, Is Dead at 100

Ms. Darrieux’s career of sophisticated roles spanned indelible incarnations as ingénue, coquette, femme fatale and grande dame.

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Ed Sheeran 'bruised and broken' after accident, tour uncertain

LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Ed Sheeran said he was "a bit bruised and broken" on Wednesday as he recovered from a bicycle accident that left him with a broken wrist, elbow and rib and led to the cancellation of shows on the Asia leg of his tour.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

Ireland Reckons With Damage From Its Deadliest Storm for Decades

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia left three people dead and a trail of destruction, with electricity and water compromised for thousands.

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Wells Fargo brokerage to return $3.4 million for risky products

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A brokerage industry regulator on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to return $3.4 million (2.56 million pounds) to customers after selling them inappropriate investment products, the latest sign that a culture of problematic sales practices has bled into areas outside its consumer bank.

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo brokerage to return $3.4 mln for risky products

NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - A brokerage industry regulator on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment products, the latest sign that a culture of problematic sales practices has bled into areas outside its consumer bank.

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Wells Fargo to return $3.4 million to brokerage clients over risky products

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A brokerage industry regulator on Monday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment products, the latest sign that a...

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Jackie Shane, a Transgender Soul Pioneer, Re-emerges After Four Decades

Her electric performances in the 1960s made her an elusive cult heroine. A Numero Group boxed set unravels her true story for the first time.

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CORRECTED-Bank of America grows brokerage reach to customers with thousands, not millions

NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp has been quickly expanding its reach to those who are not wealthy enough to be customers of financial advisors within its Merrill Lynch brokerage, but have enough money to open an investment account.

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UPDATE 3-Trump scraps key Obamacare subsidies, urges Democrats to fix 'broken mess'

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday urged Democrats to make a deal with him on healthcare after he scrapped billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to private health insurers for low-income Americans in a move that raised concerns about chaos in insurance markets and could face legal challenges.

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Trump scraps key Obamacare subsidies, urges Democrats to fix 'broken mess'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Democrats to make a healthcare deal after cutting off Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients in a forceful move that sparked threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets.

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CORRECTED-BRIEF-Eris Exchange says Interactive Brokers ‍offering support for Eris swap futures (Oct. 11)​

* Interactive Brokers Group is ‍offering its 418,000 client accounts execution and clearing support for Eris swap futures​ Source text for Eikon:

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UPDATE 1-UK to publish draft energy price cap laws, seeking to fix "broken" market

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Britain will publish a draft law on Thursday designed to cap consumer gas and electricity prices for millions of households, taking action to try and fix a market it says punishes loyal customers.

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UK to publish draft energy price cap laws, seeking to fix "broken" market

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Britain will publish on Thursday a draft law designed to cap consumer energy prices for millions of households, taking action to try and fix a market it says punishes loyal customers.

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Early 2018 is crunch time for banks' Brexit decisions - UK official

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Many international banks and financial services firms based in Britain will decide in the first quarter of next year whether to move operations away from Britain ahead of Brexit, a senior official at Britain's finance ministry said on Wednesday.

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Catalan crisis shows that Spain is broken

As Catalan Prime Minister Carles Puigdemont rose to speak about his region's vote in the referendum to secede from Spain, few knew what he planned to say.

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Clinton makes her first public comments since reports of Harvey Weinstein's alleged predatory behavior broke

Hillary Clinton condemned disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday, marking her first public comments on the matter since reports of his alleged predatory behavior broke five days ago.

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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.

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BRIEF-Quinsam Capital increases offering size of non-brokered private placement

* Quinsam Capital Corporation announces increased offering size of non-brokered private placement Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Treasury watchdog finds Mnuchin's private jet trips broke no law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior lawyer at the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of the Inspector General said on Thursday he found "no violation of law" in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's use of private jets for seven official trips, but called for better cases to be made in future for such travel by Trump administration officials.

Weinstein, Harvey nytimes.com

Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein

An investigation by The New York Times found allegations stretching back to 1990 about Mr. Weinstein’s treatment of women in Hollywood.

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BRIEF-Hub International acquires assets of Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers

* Hub International acquires the assets of California-based Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers, Inc.

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Las Vegas gunman stockpiled weapons over decades, planned attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history stockpiled weapons and ammunition over decades, and meticulously planned the attack, authorities believe.

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BRIEF-U3O8- intends to proceed with non-brokered private placement to raise up to C$1 million

* U3O8 Corp - intends to proceed with non-brokered private placement to raise up to C$1 million in gross proceeds through sale of about 3 million units

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Poetry: Five Decades of Frank Bidart’s Verse, From Masks to Self-Mythology

The collected poems in “Half-Light,” long-listed for the National Book Award, let readers trace the evolution of a sophisticated modern master.

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BRIEF-Metallis Resources says arranged non-brokered private placement with $2.2 mln financing

* Metallis Resources says arranged non-brokered private placement with 2176423 Ontario, owned by Eric Sprott raising gross proceeds of up to $2.2 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Country stars heartbroken over shooting at Vegas 'neon sleepover'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American country music stars were gripped by fear and horror after Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas turned a three-day open-air festival attended by some 22,000 people into a scene of carnage.

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BRIEF-INTERACTIVE BROKERS REPORTS BROKERAGE METRICS FOR SEPTEMBER 2017

* INTERACTIVE BROKERS GROUP REPORTS BROKERAGE METRICS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2017, INCLUDES REG.-NMS EXECUTION STATISTICS

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MIDEAST STOCKS-FTSE decisions hurt Saudi, boost Kuwait blue chips

* Qatar falls again but poll finds regional funds turn positive

Income Inequality nytimes.com

The Interpreter: ‘The Social Contract Is Broken’: Inequality Becomes Deadly in Mexico

Security, the bedrock of the social order, has become deeply inequitable, fraying Mexican society and politics.

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Cillizza: Price broke Trump's cardinal rule

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Ex-N.Y. brokerage executive avoids prison for pension bribe scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former managing director at broker-dealer Sterne Agee was sentenced on Friday to six months' home confinement after she pleaded guilty to bribing a former portfolio manager at New York state’s retirement fund in exchange for tens of millions of dollars’ worth of business.

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JC Flowers plans sale of majority stake in broker Financiere CEP-CEP CEO

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. investment firm JC Flowers has put its majority stake in French creditor protection insurance and mortgage broker Financiere CEP Group up for sale, Financiere CEP's chief executive told Reuters.

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Citi applies for Paris broker-dealer licence post-Brexit

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Wall Street bank Citigroup is applying for a licence to conduct investment banking activities in France, James Cowles, Citi's Chief Executive Officer for Europe, the Middle East & Africa (EMEA) told a French newspaper on Friday.

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The law that's hurt Puerto Rico for decades

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Cuba warns U.S. against hasty decisions in mysterious illness in diplomats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuba's top diplomat warned the United States on Tuesday against taking hasty decisions over alleged incidents that have harmed U.S. embassy staff in Havana and urged its authorities to cooperate on the investigation into the mysterious affair.

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BRIEF-Oceanic completes non-brokered convertible debenture financing

* Oceanic announces completion of non-brokered convertible debenture financing, provides corporate update Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Earthquakes literally broke hearts in New Zealand

(Reuters Health) - Heart attacks spiked in Christchurch, New Zealand in the areas struck hardest by a set of 2010 and 2011 earthquakes during the year after the tremblers, a new study shows.

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BRIEF-Euromax announces intention to complete non-brokered private placements​

* Euromax Resources - ‍ entered subscription agreements to complete private placement transactions which will result in company's receipt of of $7.9 million ​

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Kylie Jenner posts first photos since baby news broke

Kylie Jenner appears to be having some fun with her fans.

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UPDATE 2-Bank of America broker-dealer unit pay $5 mln penalty to settle trading probes

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Justice Department on Friday ordered Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc to pay a total of $5 million in civil penalties for record-keeping violations and failing to supervise its traders properly in 2010.

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UPDATE 1-CFTC orders Bank of America broker-dealer unit to pay $2.5 mln penalty

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ordered Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc to pay a $2.5 million civil penalty on Friday for record-keeping violations and failing to properly supervise its traders in 2010.

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CFTC orders Bank of America broker-dealer unit to pay $2.5 mln penalty

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ordered Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated to pay a $2.5 million civil penalty for failing to properly supervise its traders and for record keeping violations in 2010.

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BYU lifts decades-long ban on caffeinated soft drink sales

(Reuters) - Brigham Young University has ended a 60-year ban on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks at its flagship campus in Provo, Utah, the Mormon Church-owned school said on Thursday.

cnn.com

How NFL players learn not to go broke

Last month, the Detroit Lions made their 29-year-old franchise quarterback Matthew Stafford the best-paid player in NFL history, inking a $135 million contract that included a $50 million signing bonus.

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SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system

The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.

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Mueller wants documents on Trump decisions, including dismissals of Comey and Flynn, sources say

Special counsel Robert Mueller has requested documents and information covering a range of events from President Donald Trump's White House, including two firings and an Oval Office meeting, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

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Battered, Not Broken: Pictures of Mexico After the Quake

As Mexicans rush to one another’s aid, portraits of a country show that is already dusting itself off.

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Wall St. closes slightly higher after Fed policy decisions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow ended slightly higher on Wednesday, adding to their string of closing records, after the Federal Reserve signaled it expects another interest rate hike by year-end and disclosed timing for reducing its balance sheet.

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US STOCKS-Wall St closes slightly higher after Fed policy decisions

* Fed unveils balance sheet unwind timing, signals Dec. rate hike

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BRIEF-Cypress Development increases non brokered private placement to up to C$1 MLN​

* Cypress development increases non brokered private placement

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Motorcycling: Rossi will try to race in Spain with a broken leg

LONDON (Reuters) - Yamaha's Valentino Rossi will try to make a race return in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his leg in an off-road training accident, if MotoGP doctors give him the green light.

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BRIEF-Gray Rock closes first tranche of non-brokered private placement and final closing extension

* Gray Rock closes first tranche of non-brokered private placement and final closing extension Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Golden Dawn signs agency agreement with First Berlin Securities Brokerage

* Golden Dawn signs agency agreement with First Berlin Securities Brokerage Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Dems to Mueller: Flynn failed to disclose trip to broker Saudi-Russian business deal

House Democrats sent special counsel Robert Mueller what they say is evidence that former national security adviser Michael Flynn failed to disclose a trip he took to the Middle East to explore a business deal with the Saudi government and a Russian government agency.

Movies nytimes.com

Angelina Jolie, Unbroken

The actress-director suggests her new film, set against the backdrop of Cambodian genocide, affected her view of her family and relationship with Brad Pitt.

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EU states broke law by allowing fishing off Gambia, Equatorial Guinea: watchdog

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Portugal, Spain, Greece and Italy broke European Union law by authorizing vessels to fish in the territorial waters off Gambia and Equatorial Guinea, according to the findings of conservation group Oceana published on Tuesday.

Alcohol Abuse nytimes.com

Decades After Alcohol Ban, Iran Admits It Has a Problem

Drinking remains a crime, but Alcoholics Anonymous is flourishing and dozens of private and government clinics have opened alcohol rehabilitation centers.

Music nytimes.com

Road Trip: On the Path of Chuck Berry’s ‘Promised Land,’ Five Decades On

The musician’s 1964 hit chronicles the African-American experience in the 20th century. We followed Mr. Berry’s lyrical route to see what had changed.

cnn.com

All the records Irma already has broken

There hasn't been a storm like Irma to hit the US. Ever.

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Strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in decades kills at least 34

JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 34 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in decades tore through buildings, forced mass evacuations and triggered alerts as far away as Southeast Asia.

Movies nytimes.com

A ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Rages On, More Than 4 Decades Later

Filmmakers thought their recreation of this 1973 media circus of a tennis match would be unfathomable to today’s audiences. They were mistaken.

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BRIEF-Interactive Brokers plans to join Tel Aviv Stock Exchange as a remote member

* Interactive Brokers Group Inc - ‍plans to join Tel Aviv Stock Exchange through its Interactive Brokers UK subsidiary as a remote member​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Acceleware announces commencement of non-brokered private placement

* Acceleware announces commencement of non-brokered private placement

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FINRA reverses policy on Brokercheck information, allows access to bulk data

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority told a congressional committee on Thursday that FINRA overhauled its policy on allowing public access to information it...

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BRIEF-UK stockbroker Panmure Gordon ‍launches new business division

* ‍LAUNCH OF A NEW BUSINESS DIVISION AND TWO SENIOR MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS​

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Brazil Olympic chief brokered $2 million bribe to buy Rio Games: police

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian investigators said on Tuesday that politicians and the head of the national Olympic committee arranged a $2 million bribe to bring the 2016 games to Rio de Janeiro, despite the city having the worst conditions to host the event.

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BRIEF-Atlantic Gold announces $15 mln bought deal private placement of flow-through shares, common shares, concurrent $3.2 mln non-brokered private placement

* Atlantic Gold Corporation announces $15 million bought deal private placement of flow-through shares and common shares, and concurrent $3.2 million non-brokered private placement

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Italian mafia kingpin arrested in Uruguay after two decades on the run

A convicted drug kingpin in the Italian mafia has been arrested in Uruguay after being on the run for over 20 years, the Uruguayan Interior Ministry said in a statement.

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Motorcycling: Rossi leaves hospital after surgery on broken leg

ROME (Reuters) - Italian MotoGP great Valentino Rossi left hospital on Saturday morning, one night after surgery for a broken leg which looked set to end his title chances this year.

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UPDATE 2-Dudley broke code of conduct in Wells disclosure misstep -NY Fed

NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - William Dudley, a tough-talking U.S. regulator who heads the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, violated a code of conduct by failing to disclose that his half-sister worked at Wells Fargo & Co, according to an investigation into potential conflicts of interest.

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Dudley broke code of conduct in Wells disclosure misstep: NY Fed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - William Dudley, a tough-talking U.S. regulator who heads the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, violated a code of conduct by failing to disclose that his half-sister was an employee at Wells Fargo & Co , according to an investigation into potential conflicts of interest.

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Childhood cancer survivors may face decades of high medical costs

(Reuters Health) - Childhood cancer survivors may face steep out-of-pocket medical expenses well into adulthood, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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BRIEF-Garibaldi Resources Corp Says arranged non-brokered private placement to raise total gross proceeds of C$6 mln

* Garibaldi resources corp - arranged a non-brokered private placement to raise total gross proceeds of c$6 million

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BRIEF-Neovasc says appeals court upholds lower court decisions but denies injunction in Cardiaq case

* Decision from appeals court upholds lower court decisions but denies injunction

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U.S. Interactive Brokers halts purchases of Venezuela debt

CARACAS, Sept 1 (Reuters) - U.S. electronic brokerage firm Interactive Brokers has informed clients that it will no longer buy Venezuelan bonds for them, according to a message to clients seen by Reuters and confirmed by the company.

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Harvey could test broken flood insurance system

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BRIEF-Focus Graphite says non-brokered private placement for $2.5 mln

* Focus Graphite announces a non-brokered private placement for $2,500,000

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After decades of war, Colombia's FARC rebels debut political party

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's leftist FARC rebel group is introducing its political party at a conference that began on Sunday, a major step in its transition into a civilian organization after more than 50 years of war and its first chance to announce policy to skeptical voters.

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After decades of war, Colombia's FARC rebels to debut political party

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's leftist FARC rebel group will debut its political party at a conference beginning on Sunday, a key step in its transition into a civilian organization after more than 50 years of war and its first chance to announce policy to skeptical voters.

Singapore nytimes.com

In Singapore, Chinese Dialects Revive After Decades of Restrictions

Singapore’s language scene was once “a linguistic tropical rain forest,” chaotic but vibrant. Then came a campaign to limit speech to just English and Mandarin. Now, dialects are coming back.

cnn.com

Her hands-on mothering broke tradition

Princess Diana was a more hands-on parent than previous royal generations. She took her sons skiing, to the beach, to water parks and even car racing.

Suicides and Suicide Attempts nytimes.com

Ties: Finding Forgiveness After Decades of Guilt

I’d always wondered whether I was an accomplice in my mother’s death.

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BRIEF-Rise Gold announces non-brokered private placement

* Rise announces non-brokered private placement Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Appraisals and Valuation (Property) nytimes.com

Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: How Redlining’s Racist Effects Lasted for Decades

By declaring some neighborhoods bad risks for mortgages, 1930s-era appraisers altered the course of development, new research confirms.

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Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truce

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturday a day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel group agreed a halt of fighting in the last opposition enclave in the capital, rebels and witnesses said.

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BRIEF-Benz Mining retains services of Paradox Public Relations, announces non-brokered private placement

* Benz Mining Corp retains the services of Paradox Public Relations Inc and announces non-brokered private placement

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Exclusive: U.S. forces to stay in Syria for decades, say militia allies

AIN ISSA, Syria (Reuters) - Washington's main Syrian ally in the fight against Islamic State says the U.S. military will remain in northern Syria long after the jihadists are defeated, predicting enduring ties with the Kurdish-dominated region.

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BRIEF-Balmoral Resources to raise $7.0 mln and increase brokered private placement of national flow-through common shares

* Balmoral to raise $7.0 million: increases previously announced brokered private placement and announces second, non-brokered private placement of flow-through common shares

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Britain's Prudential sells U.S. broker-dealer network for $325 mln

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Britain's Prudential sold its broker-dealer network in the United States for $325 million to LPL Financial, the insurer said on Wednesday.

Artificial Intelligence nytimes.com

Microsoft Teaches Autonomous Gliders to Make Decisions on the Fly

Microsoft is building gliders that adapt to surprises. The goal is to teach autonomous vehicles of all sorts to deal with uncertainty the way humans do.

cnn.com

How to travel if you're young and broke

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Goldman to use 'personality test' for hiring decisions

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to begin using a "personality test" as part of the hiring process for positions in its banking, trading and finance and risk divisions, a senior Goldman executive said on Wednesday.

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Helping people make money decisions, one click at a time

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fred Schebesta started a digital marketing business while still in college in Australia, working on a shoestring out of his dorm room.

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With military discipline imposed, Trump getting more time for decisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's choice of a general as chief of staff has quickly brought more order to the White House and is giving the president more time to ponder decisions as he tries to bounce back from a rocky six months with no major legislative achievements.

Retirement nytimes.com

Your Money: When Brokers Want to Move Your Money Out of a Very Good Thing

Everyone should have a retirement plan as good as the Thrift Savings Plan that federal workers use. Here’s what happened when outside advisers tried to pry money loose.

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U.S. audit watchdog fines PwC for flawed audit of Merrill Lynch brokerage

WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Accounting company PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP will pay $1 million to settle a civil complaint alleging it conducted a flawed audit into Merrill Lynch's compliance with federal brokerage customer protection rules, U.S. audit watchdogs said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-IDM Mining reports non-brokered private placement flow-through financing

* IDM mining announces non-brokered private placement flow-through financing

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New York ticket broker pleads not guilty in 'Hamilton' Ponzi case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud after being accused of running a $70 million Ponzi scheme involving the fake resale of tickets to premium events such as the Super Bowl, the U.S. Open tennis tournament and the Broadway smash "Hamilton."

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BRIEF-Interactive Brokers Group reports brokerage metrics for July 2017

* Interactive Brokers Group reports brokerage metrics and other financial information for July 2017, includes Reg.-NMS execution statistics

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

A Family’s Decades-Long Quest Ends at a Chilling Designation: Victim No. 24

About 40 years after Jimmy Haakenson disappeared, his family now knows he was the victim of a serial killer, John Wayne Gacy, opening up a new set of haunting questions.

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Apple fails to end lawsuit claiming it 'broke' FaceTime

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has failed in its bid to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it disabled the popular FaceTime video conferencing feature on older iPhones to force users to upgrade.

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'Game of Thrones' gives fans a meeting two decades in the making

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BRIEF-Interactive Brokers files for potential common stock shelf offering

* Files for potential common stock shelf offering; size not disclosed - SEC filing Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Russia risks decades of low growth under U.S. sanctions: Putin adviser

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia risks being saddled with U.S. sanctions for decades, curbing economic growth and preventing it from regaining its status as a leading economic power, an adviser to President Vladimir Putin said in an interview.

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BRIEF-Southern Lithium announces non-brokered private placement

* Southern Lithium Corp - Will issue 4.8 million units (each "unit") at a purchase price $0.25 per unit, for total gross proceeds of up to $1.2 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Lawyers for ex-Wells Fargo broker ordered to hand over client data

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey court on Wednesday ordered lawyers for a former Wells Fargo & Co employee to hand over reams of customer information that the bank's outside counsel accidentally...

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BRIEF-Gen III Oil Corp announces brokered private placement

* Gen III Oil - appointed Canaccord Genuity to sell, by way of a private placement, units of co at $0.70 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $5.0 million

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U.S. electric industry knew of climate threat decades ago: report

(Reuters) - The U.S. electric industry knew as far back as 1968 that burning fossil fuels might cause global warming, but cast doubt on the science of climate change and ramped up coal use for decades afterward, an environmental watchdog group said on Tuesday.

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Australian currency brokerage says Shanghai staff freed, aiding police

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An Australian currency brokerage said three staff members in Shanghai, who were being held against their will by a group of investors that intruded into its offices last week, had been released and were now helping with a local police investigation.

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Brokenhearted Linkin Park remember Bennington - and his demons

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California rock band Linkin Park said on Monday the suicide of frontman Chester Bennington had left them brokenhearted but recalled it was Bennington's demons that had made fans fall in love with the band.

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Linkin Park: 'Our hearts are broken'

Linkin Park paid tribute to their late lead singer Chester Bennington on social media Monday with a touching letter penned to the late singer.

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Australian brokerage says staff being held in Shanghai office

SHANGHAI/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Up to 50 investors have intruded into the central Shanghai offices of an Australian currency brokerage and are holding some of its staff against their will, in protest against losses made on currency trades, the brokerage said on Friday.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

John Wayne Gacy Victim Identified After Four Decades

James Byron Haakenson was one of 33 teenage boys and young men killed by Mr. Gacy in the 1970s. The identities of six victims remain unknown.

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BRIEF-Terrascend announces intention to complete a non-brokered private placement

* Terrascend announces intention to complete a non-brokered private placement

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After Decades of War, Colombian Farmers Face a New Test: Peace

The FARC rebels have disarmed and joined the government to wean farmers off illicit crops. But in poor villages, the lure of drug money is still strong.