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Names purged from FBI background check system for gun buying

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Tens of thousands of names were removed from the national criminal background check database this year after the FBI narrowed its interpretation of who is a "fugitive from justice," according to an administration official. [Source]

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Tax overhaul could mean major changes to your paycheck

If Republicans succeed in passing a tax overhaul by Christmas, the law could mean major changes for your take-home pay -- not all of them welcome.

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The Checkup: Treating Anxiety in Children

Which child needs psychotherapy or medication: the parent-clinger, the dog-fearer or the school-avoider?

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Thousands of Romanians protest against proposed judicial reforms

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Thousands of Romanians rallied in the capital Bucharest and other cities on Sunday, protesting against plans by the ruling Social Democrats (PSD) to overhaul the country's judicial system which is seen as undermining efforts to combat corruption.

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Thousands of Saakashvili supporters stage protest against Ukraine president

KIEV (Reuters) - Several thousand people marched through central Kiev on Sunday to protest against the detention of Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili and call for the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko.

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Thousands march in Tel Aviv to protest against Netanyahu, corruption

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Thousands of Israelis protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday for the second consecutive week against government corruption and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is under criminal investigation over allegations of abuse of office.

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Thousands mourn rock idol Hallyday at Paris memorial

PARIS (Reuters) - Thousands of people lined the streets of Paris on Saturday as a convoy of 700 Harley Davidson motorcycles escorted the white coffin of late French rock and roll giant Johnny Hallyday to a memorial service attended by French stars and politicians.

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Zimbabwe names diplomat Isaac Moyo as top spy

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has named a former diplomat as the head of its intelligence agency, state-owned newspaper The Herald said on Saturday.

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BRIEF-Government Of Canada Names Direct Energy Business As Their New Natural Gas Provider

* DIRECT ENERGY - GOVERNMENT OF CANADA NAMED CO THEIR NEW NATURAL GAS PROVIDER FOR CORRECTIONAL SERVICES CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE

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Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecks

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UPDATE 1-Singapore's ComfortDelGro buying majority stake in Uber unit for $218 mln

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Singapore's ComfortDelGro Corp said on Friday it is buying a 51 percent stake in private hire vehicle fleet owner Lion City Holdings from Uber Technologies' unit Mieten B.V. for S$295 million ($217.99 million) in cash, in a bid to tackle local rival Grab.

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Singapore's ComfortDelGro buying majority stake in Uber unit for $218 mln

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Singapore's ComfortDelGro Corp said on Friday it is buying a 51 percent stake in private hire vehicle fleet owner Lion City Holdings from Uber Technologies' unit Mieten B.V. for S$295 million ($217.99 million) in cash.

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Thousands of Muslims in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia joined rallies on Friday to condemn Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as authorities tightened security outside U.S. embassies.

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Libya says pushing to be removed from Trump travel ban list

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognized government has appealed to the United States to drop or ease a travel ban imposed on its citizens by U.S. President Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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EU gains powers to check up on new car approvals

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU negotiators agreed new rules on Thursday that give Brussels the power to check up on national car approval authorities and set targets for emission checks in the aftermath of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.

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Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

A well-financed advertising and lobbying campaign for DACA beneficiaries is pushing Congress for a deal.

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BRIEF-Adobe Names Scott Belsky As Chief Product Officer And EVP, Creative Cloud

* ADOBE NAMES SCOTT BELSKY AS CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER AND EVP, CREATIVE CLOUD

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Checks for free: a Mexican plan to combat poverty

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An opposition alliance in Mexico wants to launch a universal basic wage to combat the poverty that blights the lives of almost half the population, touting an experimental reform discussed globally as a solution to job losses from automation.

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MOVES-Goldman names Stein top administrative officer

NEW YORK, Dec 6 (IFR) - Goldman Sachs named Laurence Stein chief administrative officer effective January 1 succeeding Jeffrey Schroeder, who is retiring from the bank after nearly 30 years, the last 10 as chief administrative officer.

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Time magazine names #MeToo 'silence breakers' as person of the year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday.

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Time magazine names #MeToo movement as 'person of the year'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday.

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Unrelenting California wildfire threatens thousands of homes

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - An unrelenting wildfire fanned by hot, dry Santa Ana winds threatened more than 12,000 homes in and around Ventura, California, on Wednesday, forcing thousands of people to race for safety.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on Vietnamese steel originating from China

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday slapped steep import duties on steel products from Vietnam that originated in China after finding they evaded U.S. anti-dumping and anti-subsidy orders.

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Sen. Jeff Flake writes a check to Democrat opposing Roy Moore with the message, 'Country over Party'

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who's been adamantly opposed to Republican Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore, posted a photo Tuesday of a check with his signature on it that was addressed to Moore's Democratic rival, Doug Jones.

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Canada scraps buying 18 Boeing fighter jets amid trade dispute: sources

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is scrapping a plan to buy 18 Boeing Co Super Hornet fighter jets amid a deepening dispute with the U.S. aerospace company, three sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Canada scraps buying 18 Boeing fighter jets amid trade dispute -sources

OTTAWA, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Canada is scrapping a plan to buy 18 Boeing Co Super Hornet fighter jets amid a deepening dispute with the U.S. aerospace company, three sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Emergency declared as wildfires rage near Los Angeles; thousands flee

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands of Californians north and west of Los Angeles fled their homes as two out-of-control wildfires spread rapidly overnight, fueled by strong desert winds that hampered firefighters, officials said on Tuesday.

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Venezuela's U.N. envoy Ramirez says removed by Maduro

CARACAS, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Venezuela's powerful former oil czar Rafael Ramirez said on Tuesday he had resigned from his job as U.N. envoy at the request of President Nicolas Maduro, in a growing spat between the political rivals.

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Wildfires near Los Angeles force thousands to evacuate; one dead

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Reuters) - Two wind-fueled wildfires north and west of Los Angeles have caused at least one death, forced the evacuations of thousands of people and triggered widespread power outages, officials said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Check-Cap Announces Advancement In GE Healthcare Manufacturing Collaboration

* CHECK-CAP ANNOUNCES ADVANCEMENT IN GE HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING COLLABORATION

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‘Out-of-Control’ Fire Torches Southern California, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

The fire has grown with astonishing speed, and conditions are “not going to get any better anytime soon,” an official with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said.

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'Smart bags' may not fly if battery cannot be removed

GENEVA (Reuters) - "Smart suitcases" may be able to charge mobile phones or be easily found if misplaced, but unless their battery can be removed they risk being sent packing by the world's airlines.

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MOVES-AIG names new chief underwriting officer of general insurance unit

Dec 5 (Reuters) - U.S. commercial insurer American International Group Inc on Tuesday named Tom Bolt chief underwriting officer of its general insurance unit.

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BRIEF-AIG Names Tom Bolt As Chief Underwriting Officer, General Insurance

* AIG NAMES TOM BOLT AS CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER, GENERAL INSURANCE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Thousands flee wildfire in Ventura County, north of Los Angeles

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Reuters) - A rapidly spreading wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened thousands of homes on Tuesday, forcing residents to evacuate after causing at least one death and power outages throughout the area, officials said.

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Wildfire forces thousands to flee homes north of Los Angeles

(Reuters) - A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened thousands of homes on Tuesday, forcing nearby residents to evacuate after causing at least one death and power outages throughout the area, officials said.

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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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MOVES-Northern Trust names Dan Madden ETF Capital Markets head for FlexShares

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Wealth management firm Northern Trust Corp said on Monday it had hired Dan Madden as head of ETF Capital Markets for FlexShares.

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German police check more suspicious parcels after Potsdam explosive package

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police on Monday investigated further suspicious mail packages found around the country as they tried to catch an extortionist who sent a defective parcel bomb to a pharmacy in the city of Potsdam last week.

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BRIEF-FOX News Channel Names Contributor Gillian Turner A Full-Time News Correspondent

* FOX NEWS CHANNEL SAYS HAS NAMED CONTRIBUTOR GILLIAN TURNER A FULL-TIME NEWS CORRESPONDENT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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'Dream come true': Brigitte Macron names French baby Panda

BEAUVAL, France (Reuters) - French First Lady Brigitte Macron revealed on Monday that the first panda born in France, to whom she is "Godmother", will go by the name of Yuan Meng.

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U.S. corporate alternative minimum tax should be removed: House Republican

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The alternative minimum tax on corporations, which had been included in the U.S. Senate's tax bill, should be eliminated in the final legislation, Kevin McCarthy, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, said on Monday.

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The Checkup: Does an A.D.H.D. Link Mean Tylenol Is Unsafe in Pregnancy?

In a Norwegian study, pregnant women who took acetaminophen for 29 days or more had a more than twofold risk of having children with A.D.H.D.

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Tens of thousands of Israelis protest against Netanyahu, corruption

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - About 20,000 Israelis demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Saturday against government corruption and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is under criminal investigation over allegations of abuse of office.

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Mueller removed FBI agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election removed a top FBI investigator from his team for exchanging text messages with a colleague that expressed anti-Trump views, two U.S. newspapers reported on Saturday.

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FBI agent removed from Mueller investigation over anti-Trump messages

Special counsel Robert Mueller removed one of the FBI's top Russian counterintelligence experts from his team of investigators after an internal investigation found messages he sent that could be interpreted as showing political bias for Hillary Clinton and against President Donald Trump, according to US officials briefed on the matter.

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Mueller Removed Top F.B.I. Agent Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The special counsel had a top agent removed from his inquiry after the Justice Department’s inspector general began examining whether the agent sent texts expressing political views.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks post narrow gains in cautious buying

(Adds details on Mexican stocks, peso; closing levels) SAO PAULO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's benchmark stock index ended slightly higher on Friday as investors sought buying opportunities among stocks that had fallen about 3 percent in the last three sessions on doubts about whether the country's Congress would pass a proposed overhaul of pensions. In recent days, investors and analysts have focused on attempts by President Michel Temer to whip up the votes he needs in Congress to pass

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Kosovo PM removed from international arrest warrant: minister

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj was removed from an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia, lifting an obstacle to him travelling outside the country, the justice minister said on Friday.

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Tapper fact checks tax plan claims

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at claims from both sides about the new Republican tax plan. Read more at FactCheck.org

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's Bovespa steady on cautious buying after November decline

SAO PAULO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's Bovespa equities index was steady on Friday, dipping just slightly as some investors sought buying opportunities among stocks that swooned about 3 percent in the last three sessions on doubts about whether Congress would pass a proposed overhaul of the country's pensions. In recent days, investors and analysts have focused on attempts by President Michel Temer to whip up the votes he needs in Congress to pass the pension bill, seen as vital to bolste

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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa names senior military officials to cabinet posts

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, appointed senior military officials to top posts in his new cabinet and chose a veteran cabinet minister to head the finance ministry.

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

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

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Fact Check: The Senate G.O.P. Tax Plan

Senate Republicans and President Trump are rushing to overhaul the tax system. Does their plan live up to their promises?

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

Beijing Razes Migrant Neighborhoods, Evicting Tens of Thousands

Beijing reacted to a deadly fire by demolishing entire neighborhoods populated by migrant workers, leaving many homeless as winter approaches.

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Column: To the year-end checklist, add mandatory retirement withdrawals

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Nothing good lasts forever, and so it is with tax-deferred retirement saving - that is, the deferred part.

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Playing with fire: tens of thousands refuse to leave Bali volcano homes

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of villagers on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali are refusing to evacuate a 10-km (six-mile) danger zone around an erupting volcano, putting their fate in the hands of the gods or simply staying put to protect homes and livestock.

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Kansai Electric, Kyushu Electric delay nuclear plant restarts for Kobe Steel checks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two Japanese nuclear operators said on Thursday they will delay the restart of nuclear plants to check whether they have received compromised parts from Kobe Steel Ltd , which has admitted to widespread fabrication of data on products.

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China vows more checks on teachers after kindergarten abuse scandal

BEIJING, Nov 30 (Reuters) - China on Thursday pledged stiffer oversight of preschool teachers, including closer checks on their qualifications, following an outcry over allegations of child abuse at a private kindergarten in Beijing.

Fact Check nytimes.com

Fact Check: Trump Sells Tax Plan With False Claims

President Trump said he was the “opposite of an exaggerator” before falsely claiming the tax cut “is not good for me” and would be the largest in history.

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Fact-check: Trump says plan will cost him a fortune

President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that the Senate Republican tax plan will cost him and his family "a fortune."

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Commander of elite U.S. Air Force demonstration squadron removed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds, an elite military demonstration squadron, was removed because of a loss of confidence in his leadership, the military said on Wednesday.

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American Airlines Error Leaves Thousands of Holiday Flights Without Pilots

The airline is scrambling to fill the scheduling hole, which a pilots’ union estimated would affect more than 15,000 flights from Dec. 17 to Dec. 31.

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Thousands of American Air flights in December missing pilots: union

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of December flights on American Airlines do not yet have pilots scheduled to work because of a system scheduling error, the carrier's pilots union said as it gears up for one of the busiest travel periods of the year.

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Thousands of American Air flights in December missing pilots -union

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Thousands of December flights on American Airlines do not yet have pilots scheduled to work because of a system scheduling error, the carrier's pilots union said as it gears up for one of the busiest travel periods of the year. (Reporting by Alana Wise, editing by G Crosse)

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BRIEF-BJ Services Names New Chief Financial Officer

* SAYS ‍KELLY YOUNGBLOOD WILL JOIN COMPANY AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Coins, nails removed from man's stomach

A man who went to the doctor in India complaining of abdominal pain was found to have nearly 12 pounds of metal objects in his stomach.

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VAM Funds names Robert Gordon director of two funds

(Reuters) - Luxembourg-based fund management company VAM Funds appointed Robert Gordon as a director of VAM Funds and VAM Managed Funds.

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Weatherbys Private Bank names associate director

(Reuters) - Weatherbys Private Bank appointed Henry Taylor as an associate director.

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Exclusive: Colleague names Putin's daughter, then withdraws comments

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A colleague of Katerina Tikhonova from the world of acrobatic rock'n'roll confirmed that she is the younger daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and then later withdrew his comments, saying he had misheard the question.

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Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade, WHO says

LONDON (Reuters) - One in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, leading to tens of thousands of deaths, many of them of African children given ineffective treatments for pneumonia and malaria, health officials said on Tuesday.

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Bali Volcano Eruption Strands Thousands of Travelers

Tremors and ash from Mount Agung force evacuations and keep the Indonesian island’s international airport shut down.

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Motor Trend names its Car of the Year

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BRIEF-Sunshine Agri-Tech Names Ying Xu CFO

* SUNSHINE AGRI-TECH INC. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic Spill

Nguyen Van Hoa was convicted of spreading information about the discharge that killed marine life and sickened people along a 120-mile stretch of coastline.

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MOVES-BNP Paribas Asset Management names head of UK institutional sales

Nov 27 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas Asset Management, the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, appointed Philip Dawes head of institutional sales for the UK and Ireland.

Children and Childhood nytimes.com

The Checkup: A Healthy Dose of Guilt

Moral guilt is not the same as shame. When it’s constructive, guilt can make a child feel determined to do things differently, experts say.

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Russia to check Twitter compliance with data law

MOSCOW, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday it would check next year if Twitter has complied with the law requiring all companies to store personal data of Russian citizens on Russian soil.

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Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate, warning of an "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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UPDATE 3-Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

* Bali airport closed for 24 hours, thousands stranded (Adds officials on evacuation, hotel association, detail)

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Thousands travel to Yangon for Pope's diplomatically fraught trip

YANGON (Reuters) - Thousands of Catholics gathered in Yangon on Monday after journeys by train and bus, excited to get a glimpse of Pope Francis, who begins a trip to Myanmar fraught with diplomatic risk over its treatment of the minority Muslim Rohingya people.

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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, airport shut, thousands of tourists stranded

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents near the summit to immediately evacuate, warning of the "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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UPDATE 2-Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, airport shut, thousands of tourists stranded

* Bali airport closed, thousands stranded (Adds quotes, details)

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Thousands of Romanians rally against ruling party's judicial overhaul

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Romanians rallied in the capital Bucharest and dozens of other cities on Sunday, protesting against a widely criticized plan by the ruling Social Democrats to overhaul the judiciary.

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Thousands evacuated as volcano erupts

A volcano on the Indonesian tourist resort island of Bali continues to erupt with clouds of ash reaching heights up to 4,000 meters, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of information and data for Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency told CNN.

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Check In: In Busy Rome, a Hotel That’s an Oasis

The NH Collection Palazzo Cinquecento is comfortable and calm — and close to the bustling Termini Station. But cost-cutting measures are noticeable.

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Trump names an interim head of the CFPB hours after the outgoing director appoints a different successor

President Donald Trump named an interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shortly after the outgoing director appointed his own successor, signaling a potential showdown over who's in charge of the federal agency.

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Trump names interim consumer agency head, likely sparking showdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has designated White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until a permanent director is nominated and confirmed, the White House said on Friday.

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CORRECTED-MOVES-Insurer Neon names Richard Heppell CFO

Nov 24 (Reuters) - Neon Underwriting Ltd, an insurer operating in the specialist Lloyd's market, appointed MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd's former Chief Financial Officer Richard Heppell as CFO, effective Nov. 20.

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MOVES-Insurer Neon names Richard Heppell CFO

Nov 24 (Reuters) - Neon Underwriting Ltd, an insurer operating in the specialist Lloyd's market, appointed MS Amlin's former Chief Financial Officer Richard Heppell as CFO, effective Nov. 20.

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

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

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Couple raises thousands for homeless veteran to thank him

When Kate McClure first met Johnny Bobbit Jr., he was homeless. He spent this Thanksgiving resting in a hotel, his feet up on the bed, drawing up a grand plan for his new life -- thanks to several thousand dollars she raised to repay him for a good deed.

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Opinion: The Horses on Standing Rock Get a Checkup

Traveling veterinarians, their patients and tradition.

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Final Nights at the Trump SoHo Before Trump Checks Out

At the hotel, which has struggled financially and will soon excise the Trump name, some guests loved the brand, while others were there for the discounted rooms.

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Names purged from FBI background check system for gun buying

Tens of thousands of names were removed from the national criminal background check database this year after the FBI narrowed its interpretation of who is a "fugitive from justice," according to an administration official.

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Justice Dept. Orders Review of Background Check System for Gun Buyers

Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, said that the mass shooting in Texas this month showed that “relevant information may not be getting reported” to the database.

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Jeff Sessions orders review of gun background check system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun buyers, after a man who killed 26 people in a Texas church was left off the system despite having a criminal record.

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U.S. attorney general orders review of gun background check system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun buyers, after a man who killed 26 people in a Texas church was left off the system despite having a criminal record.

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Sessions orders review of background check system, citing Texas church shooting

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a comprehensive review of the national database that houses background checks.

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What Should I Watch in the Background on Thanksgiving Day?

With everyone hopping on and off the couch, it’s not the best time to start a particularly involved series.

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MOVES-Franklin Templeton names new head of distribution for France and Benelux

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Franklin Templeton Investments, part of investment management firm Franklin Resources Inc, named Berengere Blaszczyk as the head of distribution for its France and Benelux division.

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Turkey says 'serious danger' in Syria's Afrin must be removed

ANKARA (Reuters) - There is a "serious danger" in the Syrian region of Afrin and this must be removed, Turkish Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Wednesday.

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FINRA fines JPMorgan $1.25 million for failures in employee background checks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Tuesday it fined JPMorgan Chase & Co's securities division $1.25 million for failing to conduct adequate background checks on...

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BRIEF-Canada Goose names Rick Wood Chief Commercial Officer

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BRIEF-Hormel Foods names Glenn Leitch executive vice president of supply chain

* Hormel Foods names Glenn Leitch, executive vice president supply chain Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 6-U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

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U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

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UPDATE 5-U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

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Uber fined for problematic background checks

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U.S. to sue to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit aimed at blocking AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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US to sue to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner - source

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit aimed at blocking AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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MOVES-Citi names Iqtidar head of CEEMEA M&A

LONDON, Nov 20 (IFR) - Citigroup has named Omar Iqtidar as head of mergers and acquisitions for the central and eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

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BRIEF-Harmony Health Plan names COO

* Harmony Health Plan names Patrick Burke COO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ( Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com )

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BRIEF-Rego Payment Architectures names David Knight CEO

* Rego Payment Architectures Inc announces David Knight as CEO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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MOVES-BNP Paribas Asset Management names new chief marketing officer

Nov 20 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas Asset Management, the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, said Roger Miners would succeed Anthony Finan as its chief marketing officer.

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Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's plan to raise some $5.4 billion through a sale of new shares will help it avoid a delisting, but will also see more 30 overseas investors, including activist funds, own 35 percent of the embattled conglomerate.

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Post-Brexit border checks could add 1.5 bln pounds to UK aerospace costs

LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Britain's aerospace industry could face 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion) a year in extra costs after Brexit if firms exporting components to the European Union face additional checks at the border, industry body ADS Group said on Monday.

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Baker Hughes' sell-off could mean buying opportunity -Barron's

NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A recent sell-off in the stock of Baker Hughes, a GE-owned company, might mean a chance to buy the shares at a bargain, a report in Barron's financial newspaper said.

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Thousands take to the streets in protest

Thousands of Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on November 18 to protest President Robert Mugabe and demand that he step down.

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‘Mugabe Must Go’: Thousands in Zimbabwe Rally Against Leader

Tens of thousands of people marched alongside soldiers on tanks and called for President Robert Mugabe to step down after a military takeover.

Human Trafficking nytimes.com

Slavery Ensnares Thousands in U.K. Here’s One Teenage Girl’s Story.

Across Britain, vulnerable adults and children — both citizens and migrants — have become victims of modern slavery. A teenager trapped by a drug gang tells what happened to her.

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Trump adds five names to list of possible Supreme Court nominees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has added five names to the list he will use to pick a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court if a vacancy arises, the White House said on Friday.

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China faces waste hangover after Singles' Day buying binge

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Singles' Day online discount sales bonanza on Saturday saw bargain-hungry buyers spend over $38 billion, flooding the postal and courier businesses with around 331 million packages - and leaving an estimated 160,000 tonnes of packaging waste.

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Mexico enacts law to help find thousands missing in gang violence

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Thursday undertook to focus more resources on the search for missing people, the number of which has grown dramatically in recent years as gang violence has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

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Fact Check: Trump's bizarre plane story

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, on President Trump's claim that former President Obama "never got to land" in the Philippines. More at FactCheck.org

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UN pleads for end of Yemen blockade or 'untold thousands' will die

GENEVA (Reuters) - The heads of three U.N. agencies urged the Saudi-led military coalition on Thursday to lift its blockade of Yemen, warning that "untold thousands" would die if it stayed in place.

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Deal to Bolster Gun Background Checks Is Reached by Senators

After a Texas gunman secured firearms despite a domestic assault conviction, senators from both parties move to bolster the gun background check system.

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Russia names nine U.S.-backed news outlets likely to be labeled 'foreign agents'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday named nine U.S. government-sponsored news outlets likely to be labeled "foreign agents" under a new law that is being rushed through parliament in response to what Moscow says is unacceptable U.S. pressure on Russian media.

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U.N. pleads for end of Yemen blockade or 'untold thousands' will die

GENEVA (Reuters) - The heads of three U.N. agencies issued a fresh plea on Thursday for the Saudi-led military coalition to lift its blockade on Yemen, saying that without aid shipments "untold thousands of innocent victims, among them many children, will die".

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ASML CFO: Buying own shares at current prices, will launch new programme in Jan

BARCELONA, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The finance chief of Dutch semiconductor equipment supplier ASML said on Thursday the company was currently buying back its own shares and expected to announce an new buyback programme in January.

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BRIEF-Macrogenics names Jay Siegel to its board of directors

* Macrogenics names Jay Siegel to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Roy Moore's attorney invokes MSNBC host's cultural 'background'

An attorney for Roy Moore on Wednesday compared Moore's dating habits to arranged marriage and suggested that MSNBC host Ali Velshi's "background" would help him understand Moore's "process."

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BRIEF-Blank check company GigCapital Inc files for IPO of up to $150 mln

* Blank check company GigCapital Inc files for IPO of up to $150 million – SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2AMtKbb)

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Thousands mourn nine family members killed in Texas church shooting

FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - About 3,000 people packed a funeral service on Wednesday to mourn a Texas family that suffered losses to three generations when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church on Nov. 5 and killed 26 people.

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Payments company Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

(Reuters) - Payments company Square Inc said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year.

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Fox News anchor fact-checks his own network on Clinton, uranium deal

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Where NBA team names came from

Fascinating stories behind NBA team names.

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BRIEF-Medicines Co names Fred Eshelman executive chairman

* The Medicines Company names Dr. Fred Eshelman as executive chairman; appoints Geno Germano to its board of directors

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MOVES-Invesco names new head of EMEA client solutions development

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Investment management firm Invesco Ltd named Mark Humphreys as head of its EMEA client solutions development business.

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Credit checker Experian reports 6 pct rise in H1 operating profit

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Experian Plc, the world's biggest credit data company, reported a 6 percent rise in first-half operating profit, driven by growth across its operations.

Mostly Mozart Festival nytimes.com

Lincoln Center to End Its Namesake Summer Festival

Jane Moss, who revived the center’s Mostly Mozart festival, will take control of all summer programming with the demise of the Lincoln Center Festival.

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BRIEF-NEW JERSEY RESOURCES ‍NAMES STEPHEN WESTHOVEN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO​

* NEW JERSEY RESOURCES CORP - ‍NAMED STEPHEN WESTHOVEN EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Vietnamese researcher shows iPhone X face ID 'hack'

HANOI (Reuters) - A researcher in Vietnam has demonstrated how he apparently fooled Apple Inc's face recognition ID software on its new iPhone X using a mask made with a 3D printer, silicone and paper tape.

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BRIEF-Campbell Soup names Monica Diaz chief diversity and inclusion officer

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BRIEF-Mustang Bio names new vice president of finance and corporate controller

* Mustang Bio announces appointment of Brian Achenbach as vice president of finance and corporate controller Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Taliban attack Afghan checkpoints, killing more than 20 police

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban attacked more than a dozen checkpoints over six hours in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 22 police and wounding 15, officials said on Tuesday, as militants killed eight soldiers in the west in a growing insurgency.

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More than 20 Afghan police killed as Taliban attack checkpoints

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A series of Taliban attacks over six hours on more than a dozen Afghan checkpoints killed 22 police and wounded 15 in the southern province of Kandahar, police said on Tuesday.

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MOVES-FTI names Leslie Moeller as chairman of North and South America

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Business advisory firm FTI Consulting Inc named Leslie Moeller as chairman of North and South America, effective immediately.

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MOVES-PGIM Investments names Sheri Taylor Gilchrist global marketing chief

Nov 13 (Reuters) - PGIM Investments has named Sheri Taylor Gilchrist global chief marketing officer.

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Pfizer names Bourla as chief operating officer

NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Monday named Albert Bourla to the position of Chief Operating Officer, a move it said would free up Chief Executive Ian Read to focus more on long-term strategy and engaging with government and industry leaders.

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The Checkup: Taking Care of the Physician

A growing body of research literature shows that physician burnout and depression are linked to medical errors and depersonalized care.

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MOVES-LaSalle Investment names Karim Habra head of continental Europe

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Real estate investment manager LaSalle Investment Management appointed Karim Habra as head of continental Europe.

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Singapore founder's grandson names lawyer in contempt case

SINGAPORE/CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - A nephew of Singapore's prime minister said a contempt of court proceeding against him, stemming from comments he made about the country's legal system, was "meritless" and he had appointed a lawyer to represent him.

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Thousands to join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

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Murdoch reportedly called about buying CNN

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South Asia smog disrupts travel, sickens thousands in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two weeks of thick toxic smog has disrupted normal life in parts of Pakistan, with flights canceled, road accidents surging and nearly 15,000 people being hospitalized in and around Lahore, officials said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Ghana names Fieldstone, PWC as leads for thermal assets sale

ACCRA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Ghana has named Fieldstone and PricewaterhouseCoopers to lead its planned sale of thermal assets worth up to $2 billion, in an effort to relieve its debt-laden power sector, government sources told Reuters on Friday.

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China's Bytedance buying lip-sync app Musical.ly for up to $1 billion

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese online content platform Bytedance said on Friday it would buy popular lip-sync platform Musical.ly, in a deal seen valued at up to $1 billion that underlines the global ambitions of the fast-growing tech startup.

Priests nytimes.com

Brooklyn Diocese Names 8 Priests Who Sexually Abused Children

One priest, after being defrocked in 1992, went on to an illustrious career in academia while his victims’ lives “have been destroyed,” a lawyer said.

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Air Force missed at least two chances to stop Texas shooter buying guns

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force missed at least two chances to block the shooter in last weekend's deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of a violent offense in 2012, according to current and former government officials and a review of military documents.

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BRIEF-Checkpoint Therapeutics files for mixed shelf offering of up to $100 mln - SEC filing‍​

* Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc - files for mixed shelf offering of up to $100 million - SEC filing‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2zKSDGZ) Further company coverage:

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U.S. begins $4.05 billion Madoff fund payout, thousands to recoup losses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government said it has begun distributing $772.5 million from a $4.05 billion fund to compensate victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, ending a nearly nine-year wait...

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Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications

The decision comes days after Twitter authenticated an account belonging to the organizer of the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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U.S. worried AT&T buying Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is concerned that AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

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Moore was removed from '90s divorce case after barring lesbian from seeing her children unsupervised

Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Senate in Alabama, ruled in a 1990s divorce case that a woman who had a lesbian affair couldn't visit her children unsupervised or with her partner, writing that the "minor children will be detrimentally affected by the present lifestyle" of the mother.

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Thousands of drugs face Brexit risk, makers to duplicate testing

LONDON (Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market.

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UPDATE 1-Thousands of drugs face Brexit risk, makers to duplicate testing

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market.

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Thousands of drugs at risk if no Brexit deal, companies warn

(Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, European pharmaceutical companies warned on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Lincoln Financial Network names Matthew Echaniz as southeast divisional vice president

* Lincoln Financial Network names Matthew Echaniz as southeast divisional vice president Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Russia to check if Facebook is complying with law: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Wednesday it planned to check whether Facebook was complying with Russian law.

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Peak oil? Majors aren't buying into the threat from renewables

HOUSTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $8 billion over a decade into renewable technologies, even promising to power its gas stations with the sun.

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INSIGHT-Peak oil? Majors aren't buying into the threat from renewables

HOUSTON/LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $8 billion over a decade into renewable technologies, even promising to power its gas stations with the sun.

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Lapse in background check database allowed Texan church gunman to buy weapons: Pentagon

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The man who committed the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history was able to buy guns legally from a sporting goods store because a prior domestic violence conviction was never entered into an FBI database used in background checks, officials said.

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

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

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UPDATE 3-Cardinal Health misses revenue estimates; names new CEO

* Shares down 1.5 pct, earlier hit 4-year low (Adds CEO quote, updates share price)

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BRIEF-Verizon names Mariana Agathoklis as VP of communications

* Mariana Agathoklis named communications Vice President at Verizon Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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CDPQ's Ivanhoe Cambridge names Chanakya Chakravarti as managing director of India ops

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Canada's second-biggest public pension fund, Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ), said on Monday it appointed Chanakya Chakravarti to head its Indian operations.

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MOVES-Aviva Investors names Peggy Wu as head of APAC marketing

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva Plc, named Peggy Wu as head of marketing for the Asia Pacific region.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Drug distributor Cardinal names Mike Kaufmann as new CEO

Nov 6 (Reuters) - U.S. drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc on Monday named its chief financial officer as its next CEO, and reported a lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as it deals with stubbornly low prices for generic drugs.

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BRIEF-Check-Cap reports qtrly loss per share $0.13​

* Check Cap Ltd qtrly loss per share $0.13​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Anthem names industry veteran Gail Boudreaux as new CEO

(Reuters) - Anthem Inc on Monday named industry veteran Gail Boudreaux as its new chief executive, replacing Joseph Swedish, who will step down after more than four years at the helm of one of the largest U.S. health insurers.

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UPDATE 1-Anthem names industry veteran Gail Boudreaux as new CEO

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc on Monday named industry veteran Gail Boudreaux as its new chief executive, replacing Joseph Swedish, who will step down after more than four years at the helm of one of the largest U.S. health insurers.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

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

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

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Thailand to roll out biometric checks for SIM cards nationwide

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will introduce biometric checks nationwide for mobile telephone users to register their SIM cards from Dec. 15, the telecoms regulator said on Monday, in a bid to stamp out fraudulent electronic transactions.

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Thousands of Romanians protest ruling party's judicial overhaul plans

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Thousands of Romanians were protesting in the capital Bucharest and cities across the country on Sunday against plans by the ruling Social Democrats to overhaul judicial legislation.

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Flash floods kill five in Malaysia, army deploys to rescue thousands of displaced

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Flash floods caused by hours of torrential rain killed at least five people in Malaysia and military forces deployed on Sunday to help rescue thousands of displaced people in the northern state of Penang.

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Army deployed in Malaysia's Penang as floods displace thousands

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

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Thousands march against coal ahead of climate conference in Bonn

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Bonn on Saturday to call for the phasing out of coal as a source of power ahead of global talks on climate change in the German city next week.

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UPDATE 1-MOVES-Credit Suisse names Galietto to head U.S. stock trading

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Paul Galietto as head of Americas equities trading, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, in a move to further boost its stock business.

Fact Check nytimes.com

Fact Check: Take Claims About State and Local Tax Deductions With a Grain of Salt

Republicans claim that conservative-leaning states “subsidize” liberal-leaning states through deduction, while Democrats say repealing it will hurt middle-class families.

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BRIEF-Acorn International names Jacob Fisch CEO

* Acorn International Inc - ‍appointed Jacob Fisch, current president, to position of CEO and president of company, effective immediately​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Rawleigh Hazen Ralls IV reports 5.3 percent passive stake in Intellicheck

* Rawleigh Hazen Ralls IV reports 5.3 percent passive stake In Intellicheck as of Oct 26 - SEC filing‍​ Source text (http://bit.ly/2xXZ6tP) Further company coverage:

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MOVES-Credit Suisse names UBS's Galietto as head of U.S. stock trading

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Paul Galietto as head of Americas equities trading from UBS Group AG, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the Swiss bank continues to hire traders from rival banks to boost its stock business.

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Fact-checking a week of Sanders

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said some questionable things from the podium from October 30 - November 2.

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BRIEF-Stilwell Value Partners believes multiple suitors interested in buying Wayne Savings Bancshares - SEC filing

* Stilwell Value Partners says it believes there have been multiple suitors interested in acquiring Wayne Savings Bancshares - SEC filing

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CORRECTED-MOVES-Wells Fargo names Mary Katherine DuBose head of debt capital markets

Nov 2 (Reuters) - The investment banking and capital markets business of Wells Fargo & Co said it has appointed Mary Katherine DuBose as head of debt capital markets, effective immediately.

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MOVES-Nomura names Hugh Karseras global sales COO

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Japanese investment bank Nomura said on Thursday it named Hugh Karseras managing director, global sales chief operating officer to its global markets division.

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Samsung Electronics names new CFO to manage its $68 billion cash pile

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday announced a new chief financial officer (CFO) to be in charge of one of Asia's biggest corporate cash piles, and said it will create a body within the firm to coordinate with tech affiliates.

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Samsung Electronics names Roh new CFO, handing him charge of $68 billion cash pile

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has picked Roh Hee-chan as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), putting the executive in charge of one of Asia's biggest corporate cash piles.

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BRIEF-JUBILEE GOLD EXPLORATION NAMES SONIA AGUSTINA AS CFO

* JUBILEE GOLD EXPLORATION LTD. APPOINTS A NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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MOVES-Wealth manager Brown Shipley names Alan Mathewson new CEO

Nov 1 (Reuters) - UK-based wealth management firm Brown Shipley and Co Ltd named Alan Mathewson as its chief executive, effective April next year.