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Moments from his life and career

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David Cassidy is known as the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family." Take a look at moments from his career and life. [Source]

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BRIEF-CareerBuilder Names Anthony Dupree Its Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer

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The write stuff: Life lessons from author James Patterson

NEW YORK (Reuters) - (The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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The real-life buildings that inspired Star Wars

In January 1973, George Lucas wrote his first treatment for "Star Wars." Words did not come easily to the director, who always considered himself more a filmmaker than a screenwriter, but the universe in his mind was already bulging at the seams.

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British banker to appeal against life sentence for Hong Kong double murder

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A British banker, jailed for life in Hong Kong last year for the murder of two Indonesian women he tortured and raped in his luxury apartment, is due to launch an appeal on Tuesday.

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The Carpetbagger: Jessica Chastain Feared Speaking Out Would Hurt Her Career

The Golden Globe nomination on Monday was especially gratifying for the “Molly’s Game” actress, who has been an outspoken critic of sexual harassment.

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Zurich Insurance to buy ANZ's life insurance businesses for $2.14 billion

ZURICH (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance has agreed to buy ANZ's OnePath Life insurance businesses for 2.85 billion Australian dollars ($2.14 billion), the latest and largest foray by the Swiss company into the Australian market.

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BRIEF-Integra Lifesciences Holdings Corp ‍Reaffirms 2017 Financial Guidance As Provided On Oct 26, 2017​

* - ‍REAFFIRMING 2017 FINANCIAL GUIDANCE AS PROVIDED ON OCTOBER 26, 2017​

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Daily Life in Jerusalem? ‘Difficult’ and ‘Intense’ for Arab and Jew

For residents of Jerusalem, over which the world has been battling for thousands of years, everyday frictions can be draining on both sides of the Green Line.

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Priest gets life sentence in cold-case murder of Texas beauty queen

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A retired Catholic priest convicted of murdering a former beauty queen who came to him for confession was sentenced to life in prison by a jury in south Texas on Friday, local media reported, ending a cold case that has troubled the community for nearly 60 years.

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BRIEF-Capital Research Global Investors Reports 11.1 Pct Passive Stake In Integra Lifesciences As Of Nov 30

* CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS REPORTS 11.1 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN INTEGRA LIFESCIENCES HOLDINGS CORP AS OF NOVEMBER 30 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jb88l1) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Manulife Financial Corp Files For Mixed Shelf Of Up To $5 Billion

* MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP FILES FOR MIXED SHELF OF UP TO $5 BILLION– SEC FILING‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2BhcmyL) Further company coverage:

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Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the "Star Wars" franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened.

Suicides and Suicide Attempts nytimes.com

Sifting Through a Life After Suicide

In a documentary, a filmmaker sorts through the items her sister left behind to try to make sense of her life, and her death.

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'This is not a life': migrants stranded on Greek island

LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - Syrian migrant Bashar Wakaa and his heavily pregnant wife are days away from the birth of their third child, stranded on the Greek island of Lesbos in a muddy, garbage-strewn olive grove with no running water or toilets.

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Yes, she's judging you: Luvvie Ajayi on writing a bestselling life

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sometimes in life, the best teachers are not elder statesmen who have been around for decades. Sometimes we can learn the most from young entrepreneurs who are creating something...

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BRIEF-Edwards Lifesciences Corp Acquires Harpoon Medical

* EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP - EDWARDS PAID $100 MILLION IN CASH FOR HARPOON AT CLOSING ON DEC. 1

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Qualcomm adds security, battery life features to phone chips

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday revealed new security and battery life features on its latest Snapdragon 845 mobile phone processor, a chip that customarily powers high-end Android-based phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and others.

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Colorado's ski rescue dogs are the real-life Paw Patrol

For avid skiers and snowboarders, it's the most wonderful time of year -- the winter ski season has officially begun. But it's not just vacationers and action sports buffs hitting mountains across the country.

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Can’t Find Any Fingerlings? Bots Snap Up Popular Christmas Toys for Resale

Hot toys like the Barbie Hello Dreamhouse quickly sold out online this year, then appeared on eBay and Amazon at inflated prices.

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While U.S. Senate pushes Alaska wildlife refuge drilling, industry looks elsewhere

(Reuters) - Even as the U.S. Senate moves to allow oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), the real action is 150 miles (241 km) west, where industry proponents hope a coming sale of 10 million acres of land will revitalize the state's sagging crude production.

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After Africa trip, France's Macron breaks 50 percent popularity rating

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity rose above 50 percent for the first time since he was elected in May with people approving of the way he defends the country's interests abroad, a poll showed on Tuesday.

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The most popular GIFs of 2017

2017, man. We laughed, we cried, we cry-laughed and, when words failed us, we relied on the sage power of GIFs and memes to communicate the deep unease coursing just under the surface of our daily existence.

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Exclusive: Trump names career diplomat to head Cuban embassy - sources

HAVANA (Reuters) - The Trump administration has named career diplomat Philip Goldberg to head the all-but-abandoned U.S. embassy in Havana, according to three sources familiar with the matter, at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Cuba.

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North Korean defector's life-saving surgery

CNN's Paula Newton gains exclusive access to video inside the operating room as doctors save the life of a young North Korean defector.

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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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Following Drownings, an Upstate City Known for Its Gorges Mulls Blocking One Off

Following the deaths of two students in seven years, Cornell University wants to build a gate to block a tunnel built by its founder.

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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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F.B.I. ‘Destroyed’ Flynn’s Life for Lying, Trump Says, but ‘Nothing Happened’ to Clinton

President Trump did not specify what he thought Hillary Clinton lied to the F.B.I. about.

Cataracts nytimes.com

Personal Health: Cataract Surgery May Prolong Your Life

People who can see better are more likely to get exercise, take their medication and avoid falls, experts say.

Serial Murders nytimes.com

11-Year-Old Has Spent Her Life in Jail, a Serial Killer as a Cellmate

Meena, an Afghan girl born behind bars, has never been outside, and her convicted mother can keep her until she is 18. She is not the only child there, either.

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Whereabouts of Egyptian ex-PM unknown since deportation home: family

CAIRO (Reuters) - The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it has lost contact with him since they say he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo just days after announcing his intention to run for president next year.

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75 days after Maria, this is life in St. Croix

As the islands' residents negotiate their daily lives, there's a gigantic line on their calendar: before Maria, and after. Almost nothing about the two is the same.

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Ex premier's whereabouts unknown after return to Egypt: family

CAIRO (Reuters) - The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it had not heard from him since he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo on Saturday after announcing his intention to run for president next year.

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On Baseball: First Time, Lifetime: Yankees’ Aaron Boone Was Probably Born to Manage

What led the Yankees to Boone? Those who know him say: his baseball lineage, attention to detail, curiosity about all aspects of the game and ability to relate to people.

Teeth and Dentistry nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: For the Holidays, Pull a Tooth or Save a Life

Here are ideas for gifts that will make a difference.

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Analysis: GOP just bet the 2018 election on an unpopular tax plan

While you were sleeping, Senate Republicans passed President Donald Trump's tax plan. And, in so doing, they gambled the entire 2018 election on it.

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Review: A ‘Phantom Opera’ Dreams Between Life and Death

Pauline Oliveros’s “The Nubian Word for Flowers,” left unfinished at its composer’s death last year, had its premiere on Thursday in Brooklyn.

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Doctors rarely discuss end-of-life care for chronic lung conditions

(Reuters Health) - Though most people suffering from chronic respiratory diseases want to discuss their preferences for end-of-life care with medical providers, they seldom do, a new review of past research suggests.

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Lawmakers say panel investigating Conyers not known for speed

The House ethics committee launched last week an investigation into Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers after allegations surfaced from multiple women that he sexually harassed them.

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IOC bans three more Russian athletes for life over doping

LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it had banned two Russian cross-country skiers, Yulia Chekaleva and Anastasia Dotsenko, and Russian biathlete Olga Zaytseva for life from the Olympics over Sochi 2014 doping allegations.

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BRIEF-TCW Group Says Nippon Life To Acquire 24.75 Pct Stake In Co From Carlyle Group

* NIPPON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY TO MAKE STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN TCW GROUP

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Former U.S. Marine Gets Life in Prison for Okinawa Rape and Murder

Kenneth Franklin Shinzato admitted raping his victim, a 20-year-old Japanese woman, but denied that he intended to kill her.

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UPDATE 1-Nippon Life to buy 25 pct of U.S. asset manager TCW from Carlyle

* Comes as Japan finance firms seek asset manager deals (Adds deal details, context on Japan finance sector deals)

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Long road ahead to a new life for wounded North Korean defector

SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier critically wounded when making a dash to the south last month may have cheated death, but even as his health improves, he is months if not years away from finding a normal life in South Korea, officials and other defectors say.

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Japan court sentences U.S. base worker to life for rape, murder: NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese court sentenced a former U.S. military base worker to life in prison on Friday for the rape and murder of a woman on the southern island of Okinawa, public broadcaster NHK reported.

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Nippon Life says it will buy 25 pct stake in U.S. asset manager TCW

TOKYO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Japan's biggest private-sector life insurer Nippon Life Insurance Co said on Friday it will buy a 24.75 percent stake in U.S. investment company TCW Group from Carlyle.

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The Enthusiast: In Praise of the ‘Career Romance’

Written to educate young women about various industries, the books are as historically interesting as they are entertaining — sociology lesson plus soap opera.

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His long career, colored by scandal

John Conyers has been in Congress for over 50 years. However, his legacy may now be tarnished by a variety of sexual harassment allegations.

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15 gifts for the sports fan in your life

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BRIEF-Replicel Life Sciences Reports Qtrly Basic And Diluted Loss Per Share $0.06 ‍​

* REPLICEL LIFE SCIENCES INC - QTRLY BASIC AND DILUTED LOSS PER SHARE $0.06 ‍​ Source text : (http://bit.ly/2iqIM2b) Further company coverage:

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See Why New York’s Ferries Are So Popular

Ride down the East River from Astoria to Wall Street, and find out why New York’s new ferry service has been filled beyond early projections.

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BRIEF-Herbalife Nutrition and Tasly Holding Group to form HT Innovations LP in the U.S. as joint venture

* HERBALIFE NUTRITION AND TASLY HOLDING GROUP TO FORM HT INNOVATIONS LP IN THE UNITED STATES AS A JOINT VENTURE

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It Started as a Tax Cut. Now It Could Change American Life.

An overhaul championed by President Trump and Republican leaders could reshape health care, education and social services.

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Argentine court sentences 29 to life for dictatorship crimes

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina sentenced 29 people, some with nicknames like "Blond Angel of Death" and "The Tiger," to life sentences on Wednesday in a trial involving some 800 cases of kidnapping, torture and murder during the 1976-1983 dictatorship.

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U.S. scientists take step toward creating artificial life

CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins.

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Matt Lauer's life and career in photos

Photos from the life and career of television journalist Matt Lauer.

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BRIEF-Proofpoint Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Weblife For $60 Million

* PROOFPOINT ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE WEBLIFE FOR $60 MILLION; EXTENDS PROTECTION CAPABILITIES TO ENTERPRISE USERS’ WEB-BASED PERSONAL EMAIL

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IOC bans three Russian bobsledders for life over doping

LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it had banned three Russian bobsledders - Aleksandr Kasyanov, Aleksei Pushkarev and Ilvir Khuzin - for life over doping allegations related to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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BRIEF-Biolife Solutions Executes Additional Long-Term Supply Agreement With Leading T Cell Therapy Customer

* BIOLIFE SOLUTIONS EXECUTES ADDITIONAL LONG-TERM SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH LEADING T CELL THERAPY CUSTOMER Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Seeing the Internet in Real Life

The writer and artist Ingrid Burrington helps us identify the physical objects that make up the internet all around us everyday.

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How the GOP's tax bill came back to life

In a matter of hours, the Republican tax bill -- the last hope Republican senators had of making a major legislative push this year -- went from hanging on by a thread to moving full steam ahead to the Senate floor.

Movies nytimes.com

‘Coco’ Was the Story of My Life: Readers Share Reactions to Pixar’s Film

“My son tells everyone that the hero, Miguel, is Latino ‘just like me.’”

Jews and Judaism nytimes.com

Synagogue’s Mix of Arts and Religion Helps Shape Jewish Life in Washington

One of Washington’s oldest synagogues, Sixth and I has breathed new life into the city’s rich Jewish tradition.

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Al Franken, Battling for His Political Life, Apologizes for Groping

Responding to accusations of serial groping, Senator Al Franken tells women and the press that he is “tremendously sorry” and vows to regain women’s trust.

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Russia toppled from Sochi 2014 medals first place but final count unknown

BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia have been knocked off the medals top spot for the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics after five more athletes received lifetime Games bans on Monday over doping violations at those Olympics, but the final medal count could be months or even years away.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: The Licentious Life and Times of Jann Wenner

In “Sticky Fingers,” the first biography of the Rolling Stone co-founder and editor, Joe Hagan holds nothing back.

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IOC bans five more Russians for life over Sochi doping

BERLIN (Reuters) - Five more Russian competitors from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, including two gold medalists, have been banned for life over anti-doping rule violations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Lifevantage reports $5 mln share repurchase program

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Xi wants China to spruce up toilets to boost tourism, quality of life

BEIJING (Reuters) - China must keep up efforts to "revolutionize" its toilets until the task is completed, state media quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping as saying on Monday, amid efforts to boost the domestic tourist industry and improve the quality of life.

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Review: Four Women, Four Lifetimes, One Camera in ‘20th Century Blues’

Susan Miller’s sweet but softhearted play finds old friends challenged when the photographer among them wants to display group images taken over 40 years.

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Purge of Rohingya Lifts Popular Support for Myanmar’s Top General

Senior Gen. Min Aung’s campaign to drive out Muslims may help lead him to the presidency, with the military now “more popular than in decades” among the country’s Buddhist majority.

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Kabul Journal: In Her Film About Afghan Life, the Woman Slaps Back

Roya Sadat sold her apartment, car and jewelry to make a movie that deepens the conversation on women’s rights. It’s Afghanistan’s selection for the Oscars now.

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Graham: Trump throwing Moore a lifeline

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reiterates his call for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore to step aside, saying he doesn't know what winning would look like should Moore be elected.

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Huge blast in China's Ningbo city kills at least two, cause unknown

BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful explosion in a Chinese city south of Shanghai brought down buildings in a neighborhood marked for demolition, killing at least two people, state television reported on Sunday.

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Many injured by blast in China's eastern Ningbo city, cause unknown

BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful blast on Sunday morning in China's eastern Zhejiang province brought down buildings and injured many people, state media reported, while police said the cause had still to be determined.

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Brain damage from football concussions varies by position and career duration

(Reuters Health) - Football players may experience different degrees of brain damage after concussions depending on what position they play and how long they stick with the sport, a small U.S. study suggests.

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New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They're not dead yet.

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Not much glamor in the pro's life for Sydney leader Herbert

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Lucas Herbert outshone major winners Jordan Spieth and Jason Day with a sparkling 66 to take the lead at the Australian Open on Friday before reflecting on the less glamorous aspects of life as a golf professional.

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Possible explosion detected near Argentine sub's last-known location

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - The Argentine navy raised the possibility on Thursday that a navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic suffered an explosion, heightening concerns over the fate of the 44 crew members on the eighth day of an international search effort.

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Art Review: David Hockney’s Life in Painting: Spare, Exuberant, Full

An artistic journey through six decades of painting sums up his achievements — and leaves you wanting more.

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Why Cyntoia Brown, who is spending life in prison for murder, is all over social media

This week, the case of a woman named Cyntoia Brown went viral on social media, even though she has already been in jail for more than ten years.

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Possible explosion detected near missing Argentine sub's last known location

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - The Argentine navy raised the possibility on Thursday that a navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic suffered an explosion, heightening concerns over the fate of the 44 crew members.

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Unhealthy lifestyle may cause half of diverticulitis cases

(Reuters Health) - Men’s risk for a painful inflammation of colon walls may be drastically reduced if they follow an overall healthy lifestyle, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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U.S. Navy plane detected object near Argentine submarine's last known location

BAHIA BLANCA, Argentina (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy plane detected an object near the area where a missing Argentine navy submarine sent its last signal during a search flight over the South Atlantic, a Reuters witness said on Thursday after traveling on board the plane.

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Son shows murder victim's last moments

A man was murdered just outside his home in Nashville. His son released video of his final moments hoping it will bring new attention to the case.

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IOC bans four Russian skeleton athletes for life over Sochi doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian skeleton athletes, including Olympic champion Alexander Tretyakov, have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.

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Bosnian Serb wartime army leader gets life for genocide

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Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic convicted of genocide, gets life in prison

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war and sentenced him to life in prison.

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'70s teen heartthrob who shot to fame as Keith on 'The Patridge Family' dies at age 67, his publicist says

David Cassidy, who came to fame as a '70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on "The Partridge Family," has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67.

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FIFA panel bans three former soccer officials for life

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

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Dying at home rather than in hospital, elderly Japanese "go to the afterlife quietly"

TOKYO (Reuters) - After he was diagnosed with leukaemia in July, Katsuo Saito decided not to treat it and opted for palliative care. He had a hard time finding a bed at a hospice or hospital, so he...

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Best moments from the 2017 American Music Awards

From Pink's stunning acrobatic performance to Christina Aguilera's Whitney Houston tribute, check out the best moments from the 2017 American Music Awards.

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Farah to kick off road career on the streets of London

(Reuters) - Mo Farah will start his career as a full-time road runner by taking part in a London half marathon early next year before tackling the full distance around the British capital in April, according to The Times.

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'Wonder' is real life for these two families

Before age 10, Auggie Pullman never attended a mainstream school. He never sat in a classroom smelling of chalk and stale schoolbooks, listening to children's chatter echoing off the walks.

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Trump swipes at Flake, calls his career 'toast'

President Donald Trump slammed Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake on Twitter on Sunday evening, calling his political career "toast" after he was caught on mic criticizing the President and Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore at an event on Saturday.

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Moments from his life and career

David Cassidy is known as the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family." Take a look at moments from his career and life.

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Greek centrists elect alliance leader to boost popularity

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek centrists elected politician Fofi Gennimata on Sunday to lead a center-left party alliance, hoping to win back voters disillusioned after seven years of crisis and boost their popularity as the country emerges from bailouts.

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Mel Tillis, country music star known as 'Stutterin' Boy,' dead at 85

(Reuters) - Mel Tillis, who embraced his own speech impediment to become one of Nashville's most celebrated singer-songwriters during a six-decade career in country music, has died at age 85, his publicist said on Sunday.

Deaths (Obituaries) nytimes.com

Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85

Mr. Tillis found a way to turn his speech impediment into an asset by getting audiences to laugh along with him.

Mugabe, Robert nytimes.com

From Our Readers: ‘I Remember the Joy’: Readers Reflect on Life Under Mugabe and Hopes for the Future

We asked Zimbabweans and people who used to live there about life during President Robert G. Mugabe’s tenure, and what they hope will change.

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'70s teen star in critical condition with organ failure

David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," is in critical condition with organ failure.

Bocce (Game) nytimes.com

Sporting: The Secret to a Long Life Is Bocce

And lots of friends to play it with, as I discovered on the courts in Boston’s North End.

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

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Macron is popular - at least when he's imprisoned in a snow globe

PARIS (Reuters) - His ratings may be down, but snow globes containing pictures of French President Emmanuel Macron are flying off the shelves in Paris - bought both by fans and by those who want to...

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Kremlin says not yet known if Putin will seek re-election

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday it was not yet known if Russian President Vladimir Putin will run for re-election when his term ends next year.

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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.

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Contrasting fates of two senators and Paul Ryan reveal the tenuous thread on which all political careers hang

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Glowing profile cracks door open on private life of China's Xi

BEIJING (Reuters) - A workaholic keen swimmer with an extensive knowledge of foreign literature -- China's state news agency Xinhua on Friday cracked open the door to President Xi Jinping's private life in an unusual and glowing profile.

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Life in the shadow of a killer on the loose

Michael Haynes used to take long walks with his dog through Seminole Heights, the tree-lined neighborhood in Tampa, Florida, where he has lived for the last 17 years with his wife and three children.

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Newly discovered exoplanet could support life

Newly discovered exoplanet Ross 128 b is only 11 light years away.  Astronomers found it using a planet hunting instrument called HARPS at the European Southern Observatory in Chile, and say that the temperate world could potentially support life. 

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Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life

Amish men and women who carried a genetic mutation appeared to be in better cardiovascular health and had longer telomeres, a barometer of longevity.

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India's Modi remains overwhelmingly popular, says Pew poll

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nearly nine out of 10 Indians hold a favorable opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than two-thirds are satisfied with the direction he is taking the country, a Pew survey has found, two years before he heads into a general election.

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Photos: Mugabe's political life and career

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

3 Designers Creating Clothes for Life — Not the Runway

Independent, understated, anonymous, even: A trio of sought-after labels specialize in the sort of thoughtful, well-made garments categorized as slow fashion.

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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood leader loses appeal against life sentence

CAIRO (Reuters) - The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement, Mohamed Badie, lost his appeal on Wednesday against a life sentence for his role in violent clashes during political turmoil in 2013, judicial sources said.

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BRIEF-ENDRA Life Sciences reports Q3 loss per share $0.23

* Q3 loss per share $0.23 Source text: [http://bit.ly/2ANFlXF] Further company coverage:

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Newly discovered nearby planet could support life

You may want to get used to the name Ross 128 b. The newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest found to our solar system, only 11 light-years away. And it could support life.

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Mugabe's fate unknown

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10 moments to remember from Sessions' testimony

It was a tale of two hearings, and five long hours, Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Public Health: Obamacare’s Insurance Mandate Is Unpopular. So Why Not Just Get Rid of It?

There’s a reason Democrats put the provision in the bill. Eliminating it would reduce insurance coverage and drive up premiums. How much is up for debate.

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Canadian Pacific watching signs of life in crude by rail shipments

MONTREAL, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is watching shipments of crude by rail which are now "coming alive a little bit," the company's chief marketing officer told a Toronto transportation conference on Tuesday.

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A Statue Stirs to Life in Washington Square Park

A man’s unusually small size, which invited the jeers of bullies in his youth, became a key to his role as a “living statue” in Greenwich Village.

Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In Joe Biden’s Memoir, Private Grief and Its Effect on a Public Life

People who have lost someone will take comfort from what Biden has to say about losing his son Beau to brain cancer in “Promise Me, Dad.”

Genetics and Heredity nytimes.com

The Secret to Long Life? It May Lurk in the DNA of the Oldest Among Us

James Clement has scoured the globe for supercentenarians, aged 110 and older, willing to contribute their genomes to a rare scientific cache.

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Analysis: This may be one of the most awkward moments in handshake history

There should be a rule in international diplomacy: No strange handshake rituals.

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

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

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Her Secret to a Long Life? ‘It’s Good to Work a Lot’

As a teenager, Bella Pevzner fled Belarus after the Nazi invasion. She worked well into her 70s, and at 89, she is applying her dogged work ethic to her paintings.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Alcohol Derailed His Life. Now He Drives Barflies Home.

Carlos Nin lost jobs, a marriage and a home because of his drinking problem. Now sober, he works six days a week as an Uber driver, often chauffeuring intoxicated customers.

Comedy and Humor nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Lose-Lose Life of the Female Comedian

In the world of comedy clubs and standup gigs, women are either treated as groupies or ignored.

Photography nytimes.com

Malick Sidibé’s Mali: Scenes of a Rollicking Night Life

An exhibition at the Cartier Foundation in Paris shows how this renowned photographer captured the wild night life of Bamako, Mali, in the 1960s and ’70s.

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Real-life 'Iron Man' sets new world record

An inventor wearing a body-controlled jet engine suit flew into the record books when he reached speeds of up to 32.02 miles per hour.

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Halladay family to commemorate pitcher's life with public

(Reuters) - A public service to commemorate the life of baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, who was killed earlier this week in a plane crash, will be held on Nov. 14, his family said on Thursday.

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Four Russian cross-country skiers get life bans for doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday.

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Four Russian cross-country skiers get life ban for doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after they were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Russian cross-country federation said on Thursday.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Diana Nyad: My Life After Sexual Assault

I’m almost 70. And I’m still not sure I’ll ever fully heal from what my coach did.

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Top ranks of career U.S. diplomats thin under Tillerson: union

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. foreign service has seen its top ranks shrink under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a letter written by the head of the union representing U.S. diplomats seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

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LVMH boss Arnault says assets referred to in "Paradise Papers" known to tax bodies

PARIS (Reuters) - Bernard Arnault, France's richest billionaire and the head of luxury goods group LVMH , said on Wednesday that assets referred to by Le Monde newspaper, in the "Paradise Papers" leaks tracking tax affairs, were known to tax authorities.

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How this Kentucky coal town is trying to bring its economy back to life

It's a bittersweet celebration.

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5 key moments from Trump's speech

US President Donald Trump addressed the South Korean parliament in Seoul Wednesday, with a fiery speech that was full of criticism of the country's northern neighbor and particularly its leader Kim Jong Un.

Baseball nytimes.com

On Baseball: Mourning Roy Halladay, a Master Who Craved the Big Moments

Halladay badly wanted to see how he would perform in the playoffs, and when given a chance he threw the second no-hitter in postseason history.

politicsNews reuters.com

Senator seeks explanation for career U.S. prosecutor's abrupt resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic Senator said on Tuesday he wants answers from top Justice Department officials about why a career prosecutor was asked to resign days before a special counsel unveiled the first criminal charges in an investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Survivors describe the chilling moments as the gunman walked down aisles, shooting some at point-blank range

The carnage started even before the gunman entered the church.

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FSU suspends Greek life after pledge dies

Florida State University has indefinitely suspended all fraternities and sororities days after the death of a fraternity pledge who had attended a party, according to a news release on the college website.

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U.N., Red Cross urge Saudi-led coalition to re-open aid lifeline to Yemen

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations and Red Cross on Tuesday urged the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to re-open an aid lifeline to bring imported food and medicine into the country.

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Most popular tourist destination of 2017

There must be something in the dim sum.

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U.N. calls for Saudi-led coalition to re-open aid lifeline to Yemen

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations called on the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday to re-open an aid lifeline into Yemen, saying food and medicine imports were vital for 7 million people facing famine in a country that is already the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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Harvey Weinstein banned for life from TV Academy

Harvey Weinstein has been banned for life from yet another Hollywood organization.

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London life laid bare in rubbish along the Thames

LONDON (Reuters) - Bones, a moldy hot water bottle, a pair of rusty pliers and a pristine pair of women’s pants are among the eclectic cast-offs Reuters photographer Stefan Wermuth has found along...

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Texas Gunman Led Troubled Life Before Church Shooting

Devin Patrick Kelley, a former member of the United States Air Force, had been jailed for domestic abuse, kicked out of the military and charged with animal cruelty.

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Porzingis scores career-high 40 points as Knicks win again

(The Sports Xchange) - For the second time in three days, it took until the mid-fourth quarter for Madison Square Garden to come alive.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘Uncommon Sense’ Looks at Life on the Autism Spectrum

With nonverbal characters and savants, a new play demonstrates just how broad and multicolored that spectrum is.

Mars (Planet) nytimes.com

Life on Mars: Return to Earth

In the series finale of our 360 video series, "Life on Mars," the six crew members living in isolation for a NASA-funded research study exit their habitat in Hawaii after eight months. Follow their return from Mars-like conditions and how they adjust to everyday life.

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An inside look at life along the Korean DMZ

CNN's Brooke Baldwin gets an inside look at life along the Korean DMZ.

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Lebanese PM resigns, saying his life in danger

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, citing an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.

Colleges and Universities nytimes.com

Education Life: Six Myths About Choosing a College Major

Not all philosophy majors wind up as baristas, and not all engineers get rich. Here’s what you need to know before making this big decision.

topNews reuters.com

Lebanese prime minister resigns, saying his life in danger

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday in a televised broadcast, saying he feared a plot to target his life and criticizing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.

Millennial Generation nytimes.com

This Life: App Time for Nap Time: The Parennials Are Here

The much-examined generation born between 1980 and 2000 are now having children of their own, and parenting very differently from their forebears.

cnn.com

Lifetime looks at Robert Durst, Elizabeth Smart

After dallying with some higher-quality fare, the Lifetime movie's tawdry, true-crime roots are showing with this month's premieres of "The Lost Wife of Robert Durst" and "I Am Elizabeth Smart."

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BRIEF-NATIONAL WESTERN LIFE GROUP Q3 OPER EARNINGS PER SHARE $5.79 EXCLUDING ITEMS

* NATIONAL WESTERN LIFE GROUP, INC. ANNOUNCES 2017 THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS

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The 13 most shocking moments since Trump was elected

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Little-known group Ansar al-Islam claims responsibility for Egypt attack

CAIRO (Reuters) - A militant group called Ansar al-Islam claimed responsibility for an attack in Egypt's Western Desert that killed several policemen on Oct. 21, the newly emerged group said in a statement on Friday.

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Disabled Indians use apps, chat groups to find love, navigate life

MUMBAI, Nov 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disabled Indians are finding love and tips for everyday life on mobile apps and chat groups, as technology helps level the field for a community that is often stigmatised and ignored.

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Apple CEO Cook breathes new life into old iPhones

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

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'Murder on the Orient Express' breathes new cinematic life into Agatha Christie

LONDON (Reuters) - Agatha Christie, the author dubbed the 'Queen of Crime,' is returning to the big screen after a decades-long absence with an adaptation of "Murder on the Orient Express," directed by Kenneth Brannagh.

Juska, Jane nytimes.com

Jane Juska, 84, Who Drew Notice Writing of Late-Life Sex, Dies

“Before I turn 67,” she wrote in a personal ad, “I would like a lot of sex with a man I like.” Her encounters were the basis of a well-received book.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

American Beauties: A Chronicle of Homelessness Is Also an Offbeat Hymn to Life

In “Travels With Lizbeth,” Lars Eighner recounts the time he spent living on the streets with his dog starting in the late 1980s.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Great-West Lifeco reports Q3 EPS of C$0.587

* Great-West Lifeco reports third quarter 2017 net earnings of $581 million, including losses of $175 million related to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

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Life in limbo after ISIS' brutal rule

After months living under ISIS' brutal rule, Maha finally escaped. But WhatsApp voice messages sent to her mother reveal the uncertain future Raqqa refugees still face.

Spanish Language nytimes.com

Seeking a Voice, via a Bilingual M.F.A., in Writing and in Life

In a program at the University of Texas at El Paso, students from both sides of the border write and speak in English, Spanish and Spanglish.

cnn.com

Top moments from Astros' first World Series win

See photos from Game 7 of the 2017 World Series. The Houston Astros won their first title in franchise history by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1.

Manhattan, NY, Attack (October, 2017) nytimes.com

Finding a Rootless Life in U.S., Sayfullo Saipov Turned to Radicalism

The man charged in the Manhattan truck attack won the immigration lottery when he came to the United States in 2010. But a life of disappointments awakened “monsters inside.”

businessNews reuters.com

MetLife operating income falls, authorizes $2 billion buyback

(Reuters) - MetLife Inc reported a 13.8 percent fall in quarterly operating income on Wednesday, hurt by a charge related to the spin off of its U.S. retail business, Brighthouse Financial, and the insurer authorized a $2 billion share buyback plan.

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron calls training camp worst of his career

(Reuters) - Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James experienced the worst training camp of his stellar career due to an ankle injury and is not surprised by his team's lackluster start to the NBA season, he said on Wednesday.

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Ackman makes new bet against Herbalife with options

(Reuters) - William Ackman said on Wednesday he has bought options to sell shares of Herbalife Ltd as a new way to bet against the nutritional supplement company he has described as a pyramid scheme.

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Two Russian skiers get life bans over Sochi Games doping

BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia's cross country gold medalist Alexander Legkov and compatriot Evgeniy Belov were banned from the Olympics for life on Wednesday over doping at the Sochi 2014 winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said.

businessNews reuters.com

Ackman exits years-long Herbalife short bet, turns to options

(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who placed a $1 billion bet in 2012 that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday his firm has capped losses by recently closing out its short position in the nutrition and supplements company.

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Two Russian athletes banned for life over Sochi 2014 Games doping

BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia's cross country gold medalist Alexander Legkov and fellow countryman Evgeniy Belov were banned for life from the Olympics on Wednesday over doping at the Sochi 2014 winter Games, the International Olympic Committee said.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Investor Ackman exits years-long Herbalife short bet to cap losses

(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who placed a $1 billion bet in 2012 that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday his firm has capped losses by closing out...

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Ackman says his fund has restructured Herbalife position

(Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who has been betting for five years that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday that his firm recently restructured its...

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UPDATE 1-Ackman says his fund has restructured Herbalife position

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who has been betting for five years that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday that his firm recently restructured its position in the nutrition and supplements maker.

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Prudential's U.S. life business enters private wealth market

(Reuters) - Prudential Plc's U.S. life insurance business Jackson has set up a private wealth and trust arm to manage the investments and finances of very wealthy clients.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

First jobs: How to prepare for a life of giving away money

NEW YORK (Reuters) - From multiple hurricanes to earthquakes, wildfires and refugee crises, it seems there was a new humanitarian crisis at every turn in 2017.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Ackman says his firm restructured Herbalife position: CNBC

(Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who has been betting for five years that Herbalife's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday that his firm recently restructured its...

Hikes and Hiking nytimes.com

Australia Bans Climbing on Uluru, a Popular Site Sacred to Indigenous People

The giant sandstone slab, also known as Ayers Rock, is revered by the Anangu people, and its management has become a symbol of Indigenous rights.

sportsNews reuters.com

New blood bring life to weary Warriors

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - With each passing trip to the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors add to the championship miles that threaten to stall their run.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Cryolife reports third quarter 2017 results

* Q3 earnings per share view $0.09 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

cnn.com

Premiums for popular Obamacare plans to soar in 2018

Premiums for the benchmark silver Obamacare plan willre soar 37%, on average, for 2018, according to federal data released Monday.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Actor Kevin Spacey declares he lives life as a gay man

(Reuters) - After years of refusing to address rumors about his sexuality, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey said on Sunday he has chosen to live his life as a gay man.

Dancing nytimes.com

Review: All Life’s a Swirling Proscenium in ‘The Red Shoes’

The staging is the star in Matthew Bourne’s pass-the-popcorn adaptation of the movie.

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund nytimes.com

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

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

Treasury Department nytimes.com

The Little-Known Pragmatist Who Is Shaping the Trump Tax Cuts

Justin Muzinich, a top aide to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is the Treasury Department point man on taxes.

worldNews reuters.com

Turkish ex-coastguard commander, 24 others jailed for life in coup trial

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Friday sentenced 25 people, including a former coastguard commander, to life in prison for trying to overthrow the government during a failed coup last year, state news agency Anadolu reported.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Wider image: Life after death for the 'Love Bug' in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - At Kinfe Abera's garage in Addis Ababa, cranky, 50-year-old Volkswagen Beetles enjoy a kind of life after death; their parts are never discarded but re-used to keep the city's...

healthNews reuters.com

LifePoint Health slashes forecast; shares fall

(Reuters) - Fewer patient admissions and lower margins from recently acquired hospitals weighed on hospital operator LifePoint Health Inc as it slashed its annual revenue and profit forecasts, sending its shares down more than 10 percent.

environmentNews reuters.com

Extent of VW emissions cheating discussed earlier than known: Spiegel

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen engineers told top managers that diesel emissions manipulations went far beyond issues in the United States two days before the carmaker made a public announcement to that effect in 2015, Der Spiegel reported on Friday.

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Extent of VW emissions cheating discussed earlier than known - Spiegel

FRANKFURT, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Volkswagen engineers told top managers that diesel emissions manipulations went far beyond issues in the United States two days before the carmaker made a public announcement to that effect in 2015, Der Spiegel reported on Friday.

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LifePoint Health misses earnings estimates, slashes forecast

(Reuters) - U.S. hospital operator LifePoint Health Inc reported profit below analysts' expectations for the third quarter and cut its annual forecast for earnings and revenue, hurt by fewer patient admissions.

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

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BRIEF-Empire Life reports Q3 diluted earnings per share $39.67

* Empire Life Insurance Co - qtrly ‍earnings per share basic and diluted $39.67​

Halloween nytimes.com

Spooked by Real Life? Bring On the Halloween Frights

A writer put himself through four haunted houses and theater experiences to see if he could hack it. Here is his (haunted) story.