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The highlights from Dubai Design Week

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Dubai Design Week's third edition of its annual fair saw the international design community flock to the city to explore the many offerings on show at the recently established D3 Design District. [Source]

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new high

* Wall Street set to rebound after concerns about U.S. tax reforms

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UPDATE 2-Russia moves to save Promsvyazbank in third bailout this year

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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says elections must be credible, free and fair

HARARE (FX BUZZ) - Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday the ruling ZANU-PF party should aim to always compete in elections which are credible, free and fair.

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Global shares limp toward third week of gains, dollar hobbles

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares fell on Friday and the dollar slipped against major and heavyweight emerging market currencies, as nagging uncertainty about a U.S. tax cuts package dovetailed with broad-based end-of-year caution.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares limp toward third week of gains, dollar hobbles

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - World shares fell on Friday and the dollar slipped against major and heavyweight emerging market currencies, as nagging uncertainty about a U.S. tax cuts package dovetailed with broad-based end-of-year caution.

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Europe Edition: Theresa May, Net Neutrality, Russia: Your Friday Briefing

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Cruise control designs could solve traffic jams

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Op-Ed Contributor: Designing for Access

A new exhibition shows how design and technology can transform lives. But bringing empathy to the marketplace is a challenge.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Disney, Korea, Theresa May: Your Friday Briefing

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‘Are You Normal?’ Putin Asks U.S. Congress in Annual News Gathering

As much circus as news conference, the event provided the Russian president with a platform to bolster his campaign and to attack the United States.

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Trump's FCC repeals Obama-era net neutrality regulations intended to keep the web open and fair

The FCC will vote on whether to repeal net neutrality comes amid mounting protests from tech companies, consumer advocacy groups and even some Republicans in Congress.

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Putin says Trump can claim 'fairly serious achievements' in first year

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that his US counterpart Donald Trump had made some "fairly serious achievements" since he took office and derided what he called the "espionage mania" surrounding meetings held by Trump associates with Russian officials.

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UPDATE 1-UK nuclear regulator approves Hitachi-GE reactor design

LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Britain's nuclear regulator has approved Hitachi-GE's reactor design, paving the way for it to be used in Horizon's planned new nuclear project in Britain.

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Treating bumps and humps: Dubai opens $10 million camel hospital

DUBAI (Reuters) - Pristine operating theaters and state-of-the-art medical equipment are featured in a new Dubai hospital that opened last week - exclusively for camels.

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Europe Edition: Brexit, Salma Hayek, Alabama: Your Thursday Briefing

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BRIEF-Mullen Group Approves 67 Pct Annual Dividend Hike To $0.60 Per Share​

* ‍BOARD HAS APPROVED A 67.0 PERCENT INCREASE IN ANNUAL DIVIDEND TO SHAREHOLDERS FROM $0.36 PER SHARE TO $0.60 PER SHARE​

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Tapper: Third loss may haunt Trump

After getting behind Luther Strange in the primary loss and Roy Moore in the Alabama general election loss to Doug Jones, CNN's Jake Tapper says Trump may face a third loss if voters decide to see his backing of Moore as a loss of standards.

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James Corden and wife welcome third child

James Corden had a good reason for missing Tuesday night's episode of "The Late Late Show."

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BRIEF-Elliott Issues Statement In Response To Qualcomm's Statement On Fair Value Of NXP

* ELLIOTT ADVISORS (UK) LIMITED ISSUES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO QUALCOMM'S STATEMENT REGARDING THE FAIR VALUE OF NXP Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Corporate news weakens Dubai and Saudi, Qatar jumps after budget

* Abu Dhabi's ADNOC Distribution rises from IPO price on debut

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Europe Edition: Alabama, Emmanuel Macron, Austria: Your Wednesday Briefing

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UPDATE 1-Unimin to buy shale sand supplier Fairmount in cash-and-stock deal

HOUSTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would sell itself to Unimin Corp in a cash-and-stock deal to create one of the largest suppliers of sand for use in hydraulic fracturing to shale oil and gas producers.

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Public pension funded ratio up in third quarter 2017: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The funded status of 100 of the largest U.S. public pension plans grew by $36 billion in third quarter of 2017, boosted by strong equity returns, according to a report released...

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Asia and Australia Edition: Roy Moore, New York City, Jerusalem: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Airbus CEO Enders will not seek a third mandate: Figaro

PARIS (Reuters) - Tom Enders has told the French Presidency he will not seek a third mandate as chief executive of European planemaker Airbus , Le Figaro daily reports on its website.

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She Said: The Conversation: Seven Women Discuss Work, Fairness, Sex and Ambition

Emily Bazelon moderates a round table with Anita Hill, Laura Kipnis, Lynn Povich, Soledad O’Brien, Amanda Hess and Danyel Smith to talk about how — or if — real change is possible.

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Unimin to buy shale sand supplier Fairmount in cash-and-stock deal

HOUSTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would sell itself to Unimin Corp in a cash-and-stock deal to create one of the largest suppliers of sand for use in hydraulic fracturing to shale oil and gas producers.

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BRIEF-Fairmount Santrol, Unimin To Merge

* PRESS RELEASE - FAIRMOUNT SANTROL AND UNIMIN TO MERGE, CREATING A LEADER IN PROPPANT AND INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS SOLUTIONS

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Europe Edition: New York, Vladimir Putin, Johnny Hallyday: Your Tuesday Briefing

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Doubts about U.S. State redesign deepen with erroneous comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson holds a town hall with staff on Tuesday amid skepticism about his planned agency reorganization that has been aggravated by his recent inaccurate comments about the State Department, a dozen current and former officials said.

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BRIEF-Tiffany & Co says Jana agreed to inclusion of 3 directors on slate for 2018 annual meeting

* TIFFANY & CO - ON DEC 8, JANA AGREED TO INCLUSION OF 3 DIRECTORS -ROGER FARAH, JAMES LILLIE & FRANCESCO TRAPANI- ON SLATE FOR 2018 ANNUAL MEETING

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Emirates and flydubai resume operating some flights over Iraq

DUBAI (Reuters) - Emirates and flydubai have resumed using Iraqi airspace for flights to other countries, the Middle East airlines said on Monday, two days after Iraq declared victory in its years-long fight against Islamic state.

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BRIEF-Laurentian Bank Of Canada says on Dec 5, disclosed issues arising from a review of mortgages that it had sold to a third party purchaser

* Laurentian Bank Of Canada - On Dec 5, co disclosed issues arising from a review of mortgages that it had sold to a third party purchaser

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China Telecom earmarked as the Philippines' third telecoms player

MANILA (Reuters) - State-run China Telecom Corp could become the Philippines' third telecoms player, officials of the Southeast Asian nation said on Sunday, as the government looks to stir up competition in an effort to boost notoriously poor services.

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With 2020 Census Looming, Worries About Fairness and Accuracy

Census officials, scrapping mail-in forms for an online count, need money and the public’s trust to get an accurate head count. They’re short of both.

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Czech PM designate: EU should not push us over migrants - paper

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The designated Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said that the European Union should not push Czechs over their refusal to shelter asylum-seekers, because it could strengthen extremist parties in the country.

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U.S. envoy for North Korean affairs travels to Japan, Thailand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and Thailand next week to discuss how to increase pressure on Pyongyang after its latest ballistic missile test, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

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Apple's Ive returns to helm of design teams

(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is returning to day-to-day management of the company's design teams after handing off managerial duties two years ago to focus on other projects, Apple told Reuters on Friday.

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Poland's PM designate says will continue fighting tax evasion

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will continue fighting tax evasion, allowing the government to keep public debt in check and finance its public spending agenda, Prime Minister-designate Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday.

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Economist: Brexit fair deal is an illusion

Former Greek Minister of Finance, Yanis Varoufakis, said the notion that Britain can negotiate a mutually advantageous deal with the European Union is an illusion.

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BRIEF-Gilead Sciences and Kite To Acquire Cell Design Labs

* GILEAD SCIENCES INC - DEAL FOR UP TO APPROXIMATELY $567 MILLION

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UPDATE 1-Gilead to buy Cell Design Labs for up to $567 mln

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc said on Thursday it was acquiring privately-held Cell Design Labs Inc for up to $567 million, giving it access to new technology platforms that would help in the development of cancer drugs.

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REFILE-Gilead to buy Cell Design Labs for up to $567 million

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc said on Thursday it had agreed to acquire privately-held Cell Design Labs Inc for up to $567 million to boost its CAR-T cancer drug pipeline.

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California Today: California Today: A Special Fires Edition

Thursday: Fires reach Los Angeles, smoke masks, and tales of evacuation

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Is hostile architecture designing people out of cities?

Spiked or sloped benches. Bolts installed on shop doorsteps and windowsills. Water features that operate at surprising intervals on flat surfaces.

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Farming startup Indigo raises $203 million with help from Dubai fund

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Farming technology startup Indigo has raised more than $200 million from investors to fund its efforts to reform how crops including wheat, soybeans, cotton and corn are grown around the world.

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British model involved in Profumo Affair, has died

Christine Keeler, a former model whose relations during the 1960s Cold War with a British cabinet minister and a Russian diplomat contributed to the downfall of a Conservative government, has died, her son announced.

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Design Review: Furniture Design’s Brave New Present

Joris Laarman marries design to transformative technology borrowed from biological research. Now, this smart software can manufacture unique pieces.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Jerusalem, Winter Olympics, Yemen: Your Wednesday Briefing

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BRIEF-DHX Media Provides Update On Annual General Meeting

* DHX MEDIA - RECEIVED TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE APPROVAL TO DELAY HOLDING OF ITS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO A DATE WHICH WILL BE NO LATER THAN FEB 27, 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Q&A: Designer Rachel Roy learned to bend so she will not break

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Going from a California teen working in a clothing store to making dresses for Michelle Obama has been quite the trajectory for fashion designer Rachel Roy.

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UK new car sales on course for first annual drop since 2011

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations dropped 5 percent in the year to date, putting them on track for the first annual fall since 2011, hit by weaker consumer confidence and uncertainty over the future of diesel, an industry body said on Tuesday.

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Russia designates Radio Free Europe and Voice of America as 'foreign agents'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia designated Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) and Voice of America (VOA) as "foreign agents" on Tuesday, a move aimed at complicating their work in retaliation for what Moscow says is unacceptable U.S. pressure on Russian media.

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Ivan Chermayeff, Eminent Designer of Familiar Logos, Dies at 85

One of the first to convey corporate identity by means of abstraction, Mr. Chermayeff created logos for Showtime, the Smithsonian, Pan Am and more.

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Colombia's coal output down 8.1 percent in third quarter

BOGOTA, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Colombia's coal output fell 8.1 percent to 21.5 million tonnes in the third quarter from a year earlier, the national mining agency said on Monday.

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Supreme Court Allows Third Version of Trump’s Travel Ban to Take Effect

The decision was a victory for the administration after its mixed success before the court over the summer, when justices considered and later dismissed disputes over the second version.

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Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week on Monday.

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Amid rising discounts, Nissan seeks 'fair share' of pie in U.S.: executive

DETROIT (Reuters) - Facing a glut of late-model 2017 vehicles and rising consumer discounts by competitors, Nissan Motor Co Ltd will continue to target a "fair share of the pie" with big discounts of its own, the automaker's U.S. sales chief said on Monday.

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Amid rising discounts, Nissan seeks 'fair share' of pie in US -exec

DETROIT, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Facing a glut of late-model 2017 vehicles and rising consumer discounts by competitors, Nissan Motor Co Ltd will continue to target a "fair share of the pie" with big discounts of its own, the automaker's U.S. sales chief said on Monday.

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Trump criticizes treatment of Flynn as unfair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was being treated unfairly, implicitly criticizing the U.S. special counsel's charges against him even though Flynn pleaded guilty.

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Dubai’s GEMS Education says it secured $1.25 billion loan

DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - GEMS Education, an international private education provider based in Dubai, has secured a $1.25 billion loan to refinance existing borrowings and to support future growth, it said on Monday.

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Syria, Corsica: Your Monday Briefing

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Asia and Australia Edition: Michael Flynn, North Korea, Rohingya: Your Monday Briefing

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Whistle-Blower on Doping Says Neutral Flag for Russia Is Fair Option

In his first interview since being put under protection of federal authorities, Grigory Rodchenkov said, “Innocent athletes should not be prevented from participating.”

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Romanian protesters halt building of Xmas fair at protest site

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian protesters briefly clashed with riot police on Saturday when they stopped construction workers from building a Christmas fair at the site of anti-corruption demonstrations in Bucharest.

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BRIEF-Northland Power says qtrly dividends on series 3 shares for Dec 31,2017-Dec 30, 2022 to be paid at annual rate Of 5.08 pct​

* NORTHLAND POWER - ‍FIXED QUARTERLY DIVIDENDS ON SERIES 3 SHARES FOR PERIOD DECEMBER 31,2017-DECEMBER 30, 22 WILL BE PAID AT ANNUAL RATE OF 5.08%​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Europe Edition: Rex Tillerson, Angela Merkel, Turkey: Your Friday Briefing

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UPDATE 1-Trump taps Fifth Third lawyer McWilliams to lead FDIC

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jelena McWilliams, Fifth Third Bancorp's top attorney, to serve as the next head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the White House said on Thursday.

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Trump taps Fifth Third lawyer McWilliams to lead FDIC

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jelena McWilliams, Fifth Third Bancorp's top attorney, to serve as the next head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the White House said on Thursday.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Rex Tillerson, Pope Francis, North Korea: Your Friday Briefing

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Dialog shares tank on report Apple to design own power chips

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple is designing its own power-management chips for use in iPhones as early as 2018, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday, triggering a more than 20 percent slide in shares of supplier Dialog Semiconductor.

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Apple to design its own power chips as early as 2018: Nikkei

(Reuters) - Apple Inc is designing its own main power management chips for use in iPhones as early as in 2018, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday citing sources.

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Europe Edition: The Hague, Theresa May, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing

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BRIEF-Transeastern Power Trust Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

* TRANSEASTERN POWER TRUST REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS

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BRIEF-Mediavalet Reports 2017 Third Quarter Results

* QTRLY LOSS PER SHARE $0.01 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Firstfund Reports 2017 Third Quarter Results

* Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.00 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. third-quarter economic growth fastest in three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew faster than initially thought in the third quarter, notching its quickest pace in three years, buoyed by robust business spending on equipment and an accumulation of inventories.

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Pope Francis, The Hague: Your Thursday Briefing

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Snapchat redesign splits friends from content feeds

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Snap Inc launched a redesign of its Snapchat app on Wednesday that centres on separating posts from a user's social circle from those sent by publishers and content creators, seeking to simplify navigation and attract new users.

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BRIEF-Tidewater says entered letter agreement with Fifth Third -SEC filing​

* SAYS ‍ON NOV 28, 2017, CO ENTERED INTO LETTER AGREEMENT WITH FIFTH THIRD THAT SETTLED AND RESOLVED ITS SALE LEASEBACK CLAIM -SEC FILING​

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA Grants Fast Track Designation For Idera Pharmaceuticals’ IMO-2125 In Combination With Ipilimumab

* U.S. FDA GRANTS FAST TRACK DESIGNATION FOR IDERA PHARMACEUTICALS’ IMO-2125 IN COMBINATION WITH IPILIMUMAB FOR TREATMENT OF PD-1 REFRACTORY METASTATIC MELANOMA Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Jeweler Tiffany's third-quarter sales rises 3 pct

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Jeweler Tiffany & Co's sales rose 3 percent in the third quarter, helped by strong demand for its fashion jewelry.

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Europe Edition: Ireland, North Korea, Myanmar: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Uber's third-quarter net loss widens to $1.46 billion: source

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] quarterly losses widened, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, as the ride-hailing company wades through legal troubles and faces regulatory scrutiny across the globe.

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UPDATE 1-Uber's third-quarter net loss widens to $1.46 bln - source

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's quarterly losses widened, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, as the ride-hailing company wades through legal troubles and faces regulatory scrutiny across the globe.

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Uber's third-quarter adj loss widens to $743 mln - FT

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's quarterly adjusted losses widened to $743 million, up 14 percent from the previous quarter, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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Indonesia shuts Bali's airport for third day due to volcanic ash

AMED, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia shut its airport on Bali for a third consecutive day on Wednesday due to a volcanic ash cloud, as the rumbling Mount Agung volcano continued to paralyze flights on the holiday island and cause a mass evacuation around the mountain.

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BRIEF-Fairfax Launches C$650 Million Senior Notes Offering

* SAYS ‍INTENDS TO OFFER C$650 MILLION IN AMOUNT OF SENIOR NOTES DUE 2027 TO BE PRICED AT $99.992 PER $100 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT​

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BRIEF-Shell Raises Annual Organic Free Cash Flow Outlook To $25-$30 Bln By 2020

* ‍SCRIP DIVIDEND PROGRAMME TO BE CANCELLED WITH EFFECT FROM Q4 2017 DIVIDEND​

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Europe Edition: Yemen, Germany, Ireland: Your Monday Briefing

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Asia and Australia Edition: Pope Francis, Sinai Attack, Pakistan: Your Monday Briefing

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Exclusive: Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill have separately held talks about a deal with Australia's CrownBet as UK-focused gambling companies seek to expand overseas to offset tougher regulations in Britain.

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Exclusive: Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill have held talks on a deal with Australia's CrownBet as UK-focused gambling companies seek to expand overseas to offset tougher regulations in Britain.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Germany Embraces a Third Gender. What’s Next?

The country has taken a big step forward, but its politicized gender wars could lead to a backlash.

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Europe Edition: Michael Flynn, Argentina, Myanmar: Your Friday Briefing

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91st Edition of a Parade, and Always New

Security was stepped up for the Thanksgiving Day parade, but the children and adults along the route paid more attention to Olaf and the Grinch.

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Fair elections in Poland at risk from ruling party bill, opposition says

WARSAW (Reuters) - A bill sponsored by Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party will undermine the fairness of elections, opposition deputies said in parliament on Thursday.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Manus Island, Rohingya, Argentina: Your Friday Briefing

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Sovereign funds pull $3.7 billion from global stock, bond markets in third quarter

LONDON (Reuters) - Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) withdrew more money from global stock and bond markets in the third quarter of 2017, albeit at a slower pace with net outflows of $3.7 billion, data...

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BRIEF-Aurora Cannabis acquires greenhouse design firm Larssen Ltd.

* Aurora Cannabis acquires leading global greenhouse design firm Larssen Ltd.

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BRIEF-Ikkuma Resources announces third quarter 2017 results

* Ikkuma resources corp. Announces third quarter 2017 financial results and update on foothills acquisition Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)

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BRIEF-Fairfax Africa provides update regarding PPC Ltd partial offer

* Fairfax Africa provides update regarding ppc limited partial offer

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Europe Edition: Ratko Mladic, Zimbabwe, Manus Island: Your Thursday Briefing

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Sign-up pace slows in third week of 2018 Obamacare enrollment

(Reuters) - The pace slowed in the third week of enrollment for 2018 Obamacare individual insurance as nearly 800,000 people signed up through the federal government website HealthCare.gov, down about 75,000 people from the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.

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Motor racing: Todt unopposed for third term as FIA president

LONDON (Reuters) - Jean Todt is sure to be re-elected for a third term as president of Formula One's governing body after the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Wednesday that no other candidates were standing.

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Pace slows in third week of 2018 Obamacare sign-ups: U.S.

(Reuters) - Nearly 800,000 people signed up for 2018 Obamacare individual insurance in the 39 states that use the federal government website HealthCare.gov during the third week of 2018 enrollment, a decline of about 75,000 people from the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Board of South Africa's PPC rejects Fairfax offer, AfriSam merger

* PPC shares up more than 2 pct (Adds details, share price, background)

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The highlights from Dubai Design Week

Dubai Design Week's third edition of its annual fair saw the international design community flock to the city to explore the many offerings on show at the recently established D3 Design District.

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Europe Edition: Robert Mugabe, Angela Merkel, Syria: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Asia and Australia Edition: Robert Mugabe, North Korea, Mount Agung: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Trump pardons turkey in annual Thanksgiving tradition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, who has raised eyebrows by mulling his power to pardon as investigators probe possible ties between his 2016 election campaign and Russia, used his authority in a less controversial way on Tuesday to "pardon" a Thanksgiving turkey.

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UPDATE 1-CME to list WTI-Dubai crude futures as US-Asia oil trade flow grows

SINGAPORE, Nov 21 (Reuters) - CME Group Inc said it will list a new futures contract that prices the spread between West Texas Intermediate and Middle East benchmark Dubai as the flow of U.S. crude to Asia rises.

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CME to list WTI-Dubai crude futures as US-Asia oil trade flow grows

SINGAPORE, Nov 21 (Reuters) - CME Group Inc said it will list a new futures contract that prices the spread between West Texas Intermediate and Middle East benchmark Dubai as the flow of U.S. crude to Asia grows.

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Europe Edition: Robert Mugabe, North Korea, Angela Merkel: Your Tuesday Briefing

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New monohull boat design unveiled for 2021 America's Cup

(Reuters) - The boats teams will race at the 2021 America's Cup in New Zealand will feature monohulls, a departure from the catamarans used during this year's competition in Bermuda, the designers said on Monday.

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Angela Merkel, Robert Mugabe: Your Tuesday Briefing

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Trump designates N. Korea as state sponsor of terrorism

President Donald Trump, in the latest demonstration of increased tensions on the Korean Peninsula, placed North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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Trump: U.S. designates North Korea a state sponsor of terror, triggering sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism on Monday, allowing the United States to impose additional sanctions and penalties against Pyongyang as it continues to pursue nuclear weapons programs.

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BRIEF-Fair Isaac enters agreement to increase revolving commitment of credit facility by $100 mln

* Fair Isaac says on Nov 17,entered into agreement to increase revolving commitment of credit facility dated Dec 30, 2014​ by $100 million - SEC filing

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Remembering Azzedine Alaïa: The Designer Who Took Time

Almost alone in today’s fashion industry, he understood the value of time to the creative mind and the struggle it took to follow his own direction.

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BRIEF-Axogen says ‍management reiterates 2017 annual revenue will grow at least 40 pct over 2016 revenue ​

* Axogen Inc - ‍management reiterates 2017 annual revenue will grow at least 40 pct over 2016 revenue and gross margins will remain above 80 pct​

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

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

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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Angela Merkel, Fukushima: Your Monday Briefing

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Asia and Australia Edition: Manus Island, Toshiba, Zimbabwe: Your Monday Briefing

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Panetta: Bill Clinton 'more than paid the price' for Lewinsky affair

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta defended President Bill Clinton on Saturday, telling CNN he "more than paid the price" for his affair with Monica Lewinsky while he was in office.

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Opinion: Our Love Affair With Digital Is Over

But real books, records and brick and mortar stores will take us back with open arms.

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Azzedine Alaïa, Fashion’s Most Independent Designer, Is Dead at 82

The designer insisted on his freedom and worked, argued, and cooked on his own schedule.

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'King of Cling' fashion designer Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

PARIS (Reuters) - Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who dressed stars from Greta Garbo to Grace Jones and Lady Gaga, died in Paris at the age of 77, the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion said on Saturday.

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Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

Before Harvey Fierstein came along, most gay-themed plays featured characters who were either closeted or bitter or suicidal, and usually all three.

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Golf: Fleetwood shoots 65 to retake pole in the Race to Dubai

(Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood regained control in the Race to Dubai, rebounding from his poor first round to shoot a seven-under-par 65 and also power back into the hunt for the DP World Tour Championship title on Friday.

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Dem senator: Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky affair

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand believes that former President Bill Clinton should have resigned in light of the Lewinsky affair.

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CORRECTED-AIRSHOW-Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Ryanair: Your Friday Briefing

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Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair

It was a remarkable statement from a senator who enthusiastically backed Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid last year but has been deeply involved in efforts to curb sexual abuse and harassment.

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BRIEF-Enssolutions Group announces third quarter financial results

* Enssolutions group announces third quarter financial results

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Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Robert Mugabe, Myanmar, Da Vinci: Your Friday Briefing

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Rose takes route 66 in Race to Dubai

(Reuters) - Justin Rose struck an early blow in the Race to Dubai by trouncing his playing partner Tommy Fleetwood as the two went head to head in the season-defining DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday.

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Wal-Mart third-quarter sales boosted by hurricanes, online; shares jump

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 4.4 percent.

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BRIEF-Celgene Corp and bluebird bio announce bb2121 anti-BCMA CAR-T cell therapy has been granted Breakthrough Therapy designation from FDA

* Celgene Corp and bluebird bio announce bb2121 anti-BCMA CAR-T cell therapy has been granted Breakthrough Therapy designation from FDA and prime eligibility from EMA for relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma

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Wal-Mart reports better-than-expected third-quarter sales, shares jump

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 3.5 percent.

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UPDATE 1-Austrian bank BAWAG reports record third-quarter profit

VIENNA, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Austria's BAWAG, the former trade union bank owned by U.S. private equity firm Cerberus until its listing last month, posted its highest ever third-quarter pretax profit on Thursday, driven mainly by higher core revenues.

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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Saad Hariri, Leonardo da Vinci: Your Thursday Briefing

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Asia and Australia Edition: Rohingya, Zimbabwe, Same-Sex Marriage: Your Thursday Briefing

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Tencent's focus on digital content after stellar third quarter

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said it will invest more in its digital content businesses spanning publishing to film-making after its third quarter net profit surpassed expectations on Wednesday.

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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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Ferrari design secrets laid bare

Car design is about compromise: the tolerances, materials and weights involved, the fight to trim costs, to mass-manufacture for profit. But what happens when the process is distilled down to the pursuit of a single objective: being faster than anything else?

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Boeing in 175 plane deal with budget carrier flydubai

DUBAI (Reuters) - Boeing Co. reached a preliminary deal for 175 of its 737 MAX jets with flydubai on Wednesday, potentially committing the budget airline's fleet to the U.S. planemaker for another decade.

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Tencent third-quarter profit surges on smartphone games, payment services

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd posted a 69 percent jump in its quarterly net profit, blowing past estimates, underpinned by a strong growth in revenue from its smartphone games and payment-related services.

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Flydubai orders 175 Boeing jets, purchasing options for 50 more

DUBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Dubai-based airline flydubai said on Wednesday that it had ordered 175 Boeing 737 Max jets, as well as purchasing options for 50 more of the aircraft.

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UPDATE 1-Flydubai nears deal to order 175 Boeing 737 MAX: sources

DUBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Boeing Co. is close to securing an order from flydubai, the Middle East discount airline, for 175 narrow body jets, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Flydubai near deal to order 175 boeing 737 MAX - sources

DUBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Dubai-based budget carrier, flydubai, is nearing a deal to order 175 Boeing 737 MAX jets, sources familiar with the matter said. The airline, flydubai, is expected to hold a news conference at Dubai Airshow at 1200 UAE time (0800 GMT).

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Foxconn's third quarter profit tumbles after iPhone X production hurdles

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn reported a 39 percent slide in quarterly profit, far worse than expected, as the assembler of Apple Inc products saw margins squeezed by production bottlenecks for the iPhone X.

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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Emmanuel Macron, Jeff Sessions: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Foxconn's third quarter profit slides below estimates after iPhone X production hurdles

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn , the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, saw quarterly profit slide 39 percent - a result far below estimates and widely attributed to production issues for Apple Inc's iPhone X.

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Paulson holds stake in gold steady in third-quarter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paulson & Co left its stake in gold investments unchanged in the third quarter, as concerns about North Korea's nuclear weapons program helped lift bullion prices to a 13-month...

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Paulson leaves stake in gold unchanged in third-quarter: filing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paulson & Co left its stake in gold investments unchanged in the third quarter, as concerns about North Korea's nuclear weapons helped lift bullion prices to a 13-month high, a...

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Dad designs and 3D prints a prosthetic arm for his son

Sol was born two years ago on the day of a solar eclipse. But for his parents, the joy of his birth was clouded by news of a severe blood clot in his left arm.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Myanmar, Jeff Sessions, Iran: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Snap's biggest investors raise stakes in third quarter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments and technology-focused hedge fund Coatue Management LLC boosted their stakes in social media company Snap Inc during the third quarter, despite Snap's disappointing results, regulatory filings showed on Tuesday.

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Americans' debt level rises in third quarter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans' debt level rose during the third quarter, driven by an increase in mortgage loans, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York report published on Tuesday.

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Polish copper miner KGHM reports 84 pct rise in third-quarter profit

WARSAW, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Polish KGHM, one of the world's biggest copper producers, on Tuesday reported an 84 percent rise in its third-quarter consolidated net profit on the back of higher copper prices.

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U.S. financial giants create consortium to vet third party suppliers

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp , JPMorgan Chase & Co , Wells Fargo & Co and American Express Co , have created a company called TruSight to standardize the work of vetting third party suppliers and partners, according to an announcement Tuesday by the newly-formed consortium.

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BRIEF-NYX Gaming Group reports third quarter 2017 results

* Qtrly ‍revenue of $58.5 million, up 7.7 percent year-over-year​

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BRIEF-Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund announces third quarter 2017 results

* Announces third quarter 2017 results including distributable cash per unit increase of 3.5 percent and payout ratio of 88.4 percent

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How immigrants changed design

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AIRSHOW-Dubai's Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Emirates has the flexibility to order more Boeing 787s under the same commercial terms as its deal announced on Sunday, the airline's president Tim Clark said on Tuesday.

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Europe Edition: Iran, Italy, Roy Moore: Your Tuesday Briefing

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Asia and Australia Edition: Rodrigo Duterte, Iran, Rohingya: Your Tuesday Briefing

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Jones, Radhika nytimes.com

Radhika Jones, Vanity Fair’s Surprise Choice, Is Ready to Go

A relative unknown prepares to follow Graydon Carter, who embraced the role of celebrity editor during his 25 years at the helm.

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Vanity Fair's new chief editor makes history

The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992 (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Tina Brown’s ‘Vanity Fair Diaries’ Recall a Glossier Time

Brown’s new book is an edited version of the diaries she kept while presiding over the high-powered magazine at a time when editors still had time and money to burn.

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China's JD.com swings to third-quarter profit, lifting shares

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's second biggest e-commerce company, JD.com, reported an unexpected profit in the third quarter, though it lost about 100 merchants to fierce competition in the run-up to this month's Singles' Day shopping extravaganza.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-State funds support Saudi, GFH Financial boosts Dubai

* Saudi spends most of day lower, before buying in final hour

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Dubai pressures Airbus as A380 order hopes fizzle

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years before state-owned Emirates places a new order for the world's largest jetliner, the airline's president said on Monday.

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

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

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China's JD.com sees stock jump after swing to third-quarter profit

(Reuters) - JD.com, China's second largest e-commerce firm, saw its stock jump 7 percent in after hours trading on Monday after it reported better-than-expected income for the quarter ended in Sept. 30, due to strong sales.

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China's JD.com third-quarter revenue beat estimates

Nov 13 (Reuters) - JD.com Inc, China's second largest e-commerce firm, reported a 39.2 percent rise in third-quarter revenue on Monday, beating analyst estimates, as the firm attracted more shoppers.

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Iran says it does not interfere in Lebanese state affairs: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it does not interfere in Lebanon and that comments on Sunday by Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanese prime minister nine days ago, gave hope he would soon return to his country, state TV reported.

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Dubai wants guarantee on A380 output before placing new order

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years before state-owned Emirates places a new order for the world's largest jetliner, the airline's president said on Monday.

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AIRSHOW-Dubai wants guarantee on A380 output before placing new order

* Emirates dashes Airbus's hopes for A350 order (Adds Airbus declines to comment, background)

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AIRSHOW-Dubai wants guarantee on A380 output before placing A380 order

DUBAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years before Emirates places a new order for the world's largest jetliner, the airline's president told Reuters on Monday.

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Remembrance Day, Climate Talks: Your Monday Briefing

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Manila: Your Monday Briefing

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UPDATE 2-AIRSHOW-Boeing takes head start in Dubai with Emirates Dreamliner order

* Airbus still in talks on potential A380 deal (Recasts, adds details)

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AIRSHOW-Flydubai seeks bids for potential 175-jet order -sources

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Budget carrier flydubai is in contact with Airbus and Boeing about a potential new order for up to 175 passenger jets, industry sources said on Sunday.