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Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Stop the Manipulation of Democracy Online

There’s no panacea for the harm that propaganda, trolls and false news sites do to democracy, but education and public vigilance are essential.

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Walmex expands Wi-Fi in Mexican stores, pushing online shopping

MEXICO CITY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart de Mexico said on Thursday that it will install Wi-Fi throughout all but one of its chains in Mexico by next summer, in an attempt to collect user data and drive online sales by familiarizing shoppers with technology.

businessNews reuters.com

Key to Pandora's turnaround: a better advertising platform

(Reuters) - Kevin Kleinman, a trader at Watchhimtrade.com, listens to music on Pandora every morning as he executes trades worth millions of dollars. But he will not bet a dime on the music streaming company.

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Surging online orders slow Wal-Mart delivery network

SEATTLE/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that soaring online purchases have caused delays in its distribution network, reflecting the challenge retailers and delivery services face in handling strong peak-season ecommerce demand.

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Trump's words on Jerusalem over the years

After campaign promises, followed by a delay of nearly a year, Donald Trump has announced he will relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Luxury brands lifted by EU court backing for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brands scored a landmark victory on Wednesday in their bid to stop retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay when Europe's top court backed their right to protect their image.

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Exclusive: Ford set for China tie-up with Alibaba to test online, direct auto sales - source

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is expected to sign as early as Thursday a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd which may allow the U.S. automaker to test selling cars to consumers in China through Alibaba's online retail arm Tmall, as well as via a new “auto vending machine” store concept, according to a Ford source familiar with the matter.

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Luxury brands boosted by court ruling for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brand owners scored an important victory on Wednesday in their bid to prevent retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay after Europe's top court said they have the right to do so to preserve their image.

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Luxury brands boosted by court ruling for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brand owners scored an important victory on Wednesday in their bid to prevent retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay after Europe's top court said they have the right to do so to preserve their image.

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UPDATE 1-Luxury brands boosted by court ruling for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brand owners scored an important victory on Wednesday in their bid to prevent retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay after Europe's top court said they have the right to do so to preserve their image.

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Europe's top court says Coty can impose online sales ban

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. cosmetics company Coty can block retailers from selling their products on online platforms, Europe's top court said on Wednesday.

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UPS sees some delivery delays after surge in online holiday orders

(Reuters) - United Parcel Service said on Tuesday some deliveries were being delayed because of a surge in holiday online shopping orders during the peak shipping period.

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UPS faces delivery delays after online shopping frenzy

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

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

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Wal-Mart to integrate physical, online units in Brazil

(Reuters) - The Brazilian unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has decided to integrate its physical retail and e-commerce activities, as well as expand its so-called online marketplace operations, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

BuzzFeed Inc nytimes.com

First Words: Who Doesn’t Love to Be ‘Petty’?

On social media, pettiness is celebrated as a comic skill. In the corridors of power, it’s more ominous.

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Tweets and comments about the Russia probe from the White House and Trump's legal team backfired

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Lawmaker comments on Flynn deputy's testimony

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) responds to reports that former Trump transition official KT McFarland and incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn discussed his communications with Russia during the presidential transition process.

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REFILE-Europe's top court to rule whether luxury brands can deny shoppers right to buy online

BRUSSELS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Europe's top court will rule on Wednesday whether luxury brands can block retailers from selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay, a move which may end a decade-long battle that has split EU countries.

healthNews reuters.com

Healthcare prices hard to find online

Reuters Health - Consumers who search online for prices of common medical procedures may be disappointed by what they find, a U.S. study suggests.

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UPDATE 1-Global advertising expenditure to grow by 4.1 pct in 2018 -Zenith

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Leading forecaster Zenith lowered its prediction for global advertising expenditure growth in 2018 to 4.1 percent to reach $578 billion by the end of the year, with marginal downgrades in North America, Western Europe and Asia Pacific.

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Where do first amendment rights end online?

GoDaddy, Google, and Cloudflare have all cut ties with white supremacist website, The Daily Stormer. Where does your right to free speech end on the internet? CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin explains.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Kiwi-Aussie hybrid 'Kwaussie' wins Australia's word of the year

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe is one, and so is Barnaby Joyce, Australia's deputy prime minister whose dual citizenship almost brought down the government.

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Ireland says unclear if EU, UK can agree wording on border issue by Monday

DUBLIN (Reuters) - It is not yet clear if Britain and the European Union will be able to agree on written assurances to avoid a hard Northern Ireland border in time for a Monday deadline, Ireland's foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday.

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Pope explains why he didn't use the word 'Rohingyas' in Myanmar

After a week of taking some heat for not calling the Rohingya refugees by name in Myanmar, Pope Francis explained his controversial decision on Saturday, saying that he did not want to risk shutting down dialogue with the country's leaders.

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Honduran army enforces curfew while vote count stalls

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran security forces fanned out on Saturday to enforce a curfew that emptied streets after a contested presidential election triggered looting and violent protests that have left at least three people dead.

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Two dead as Honduran army enforces curfew while vote count stalls

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Two people died as Honduran security forces clashed with demonstrators and fanned out to enforce a curfew, officials said on Saturday, after a contested presidential election triggered looting and protests.

Television nytimes.com

A Word With: Claire Foy Is Ready to Quit Playing the Queen

Ms. Foy of “The Crown” talks about playing a middle-age Queen Elizabeth II, some coveted new roles and becoming Hollywood’s latest next big thing.

worldNews reuters.com

Pope uses word 'Rohingya' in public for first time on Asia trip

DHAKA (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Friday used the word "Rohingya" for the first time during his current trip to Asia to refer to refugees who have fled in large numbers from violence in Myanmar.

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In court first, Swede jailed for rape of children online

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A man was jailed for 10 years for rape by a Swedish court on Thursday for forcing 27 children from the United States, Canada and Britain to perform sex acts on themselves or with other children that he viewed over the internet.

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BRIEF-Nokia comments on rumors related to Juniper Networks

* Nokia Oyj - ‍nokia is not currently in talks with, nor is it preparing an offer for, Juniper Networks related to an acquisition of that company Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Trump's past comments on race

CNN's Tom Foreman reports on President Donald Trump's history of comments about race.

healthNews reuters.com

Bodybuilding products sold online may be mislabeled or unsafe

(Reuters Health) - Many bodybuilding products sold online are mislabeled and contain unapproved drugs and other ingredients that may not be safe, a new study suggests.

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She lost 115 pounds while Instagram watched

Watch how Morgan Bartley's weight loss journey inspired many on Instagram.

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Over half of public comments to FCC on net neutrality appear fake: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than half of the 21.7 million public comments submitted to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission about net neutrality this year used temporary or duplicate email addresses and appeared to include false or misleading information, the Pew Research Center said on Wednesday.

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Banks lead Wall Street to highs, helped by data, Powell comments

(Reuters) - Wall Street hit record highs on Tuesday led by bank stocks, as investors seized on strong consumer confidence data and comments from President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Reserve.

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UPDATE 1-WPP in talks with client Ford over future advertising work

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - WPP said on Tuesday it was in talks with Ford Motor Company, a major client, about their future partnership after the carmaker said it was considering its internal and external advertising model.

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Wall Street at records as financials rally on Powell comments

(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes edged higher to records on Tuesday after Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell's comments on interest rate hikes and deregulation fired up financial stocks.

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US STOCKS-Wall St at records as financials rally on Powell comments

* Indexes up: Dow 0.64 pct, S&P 0.62 pct, Nasdaq 0.31 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

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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.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street at record levels on Powell's comments

(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes hovered near record levels on Tuesday as investors digested comments from Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell and shrugged off concerns over progress of the U.S. tax bill.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-MTBC Comments On 2017 Guidance And 2018 Outlook

* EXPECT NEW CLIENT TO REPRESENT APPROXIMATELY 10% OF 2018 REVENUE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

worldNews reuters.com

China partly lifts ban on group tours to South Korea, online curbs stay

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will allow travel agencies in Beijing and Shandong to partly resume sales of group tours to South Korea, in a sign of thawing relations between the nations that have been locked in a year-long diplomatic standoff.

Magazines nytimes.com

What Time Inc.’s Glory Days Looked Like, While an Uncertain Future Awaits

The nearly century-old company must turn to its new owner to chart a path for its future — one perhaps not built on the iconic photography and longform journalism that helped it become a household name.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

She Accused a Moroccan Pop Star of Rape. Online, She Was Vilified.

A young Frenchwoman has made an internet plea to clear her name and counter threats, opening a debate about sexual assault in the Arab world.

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Trump calls Sen. Warren 'Pocahontas' while talking to Navajo code talkers

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'Complicit' its deemed word of the year

Do you think 2017 has been a lousy year for the world? Then you'll probably agree with Dictionary.com's choice for its Word of the Year.

businessNews reuters.com

Exclusive: Cyber Monday showdown - Wal-Mart closes in on Amazon in online price war

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com Inc's online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the "low price leader" title.

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Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers is stepping down as senior Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement on Sunday.

Advertising and Marketing nytimes.com

Advertising: Brands Heed Social Media. They’re Advised Not to Forget Word of Mouth.

While online comments can be a valuable tool for gauging public sentiment, a study found that consumers may send different messages when talking with family and friends.

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Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressman John Conyers is stepping down as ranking Democratic lawmaker of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement Sunday.

businessNews reuters.com

Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.

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Black Friday shoppers spent 17% more this year, while in-store foot traffic dipped slightly

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U.S. Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.

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

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

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UPDATE 8-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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UPDATE 7-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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BRIEF-J C Penney says online traffic was up double digits for week of black friday‍​

* Says online traffic was up double digits for the week of black friday, with mobile accounting for the majority of visits to jcp.com‍​ ‍​ Source text : [ID:http://bit.ly/2iPAEW3] Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 5-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients.

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U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Online shopping scams to watch out for

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Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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BRIEF-Macy's CEO on CNBC says company has very robust online demand

* Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette on CNBC says Macy's is in a good place for holiday promotion‍​

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Black Friday deals lure some early U.S. shoppers, many buy online

CHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (Reuters) - Relatively few early-morning shoppers turned out on Black Friday to mark the start of the U.S. holiday shopping season, as more people picked up deals online and the traditional rush was split by stores opening the night before.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Travel Tips: How to Get the Most Out of Farmers’ Markets While Traveling

Some tips from the acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse. First up: arrive early.

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

Nov 23 (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

(Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.

worldNews reuters.com

Israeli official under fire for comments on American Jews' military service

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A top Israeli diplomat was rebuked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday for suggesting that American Jews have a poor commitment to service in the U.S. military.

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Cop shoots robbers while holding his son

An off-duty police officer in Brazil shot two robbers at a pharmacy while holding his son in one arm.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍Trian comments on Procter & Gamble's decision to contest independent inspector's voting tabulation​

* ‍Trian comments on Procter & Gamble's decision to contest independent inspector's voting tabulation​

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You can buy a Boeing 747 online in China

Korean War nytimes.com

North Korean Troops Violated Truce While Chasing Defector, U.N. Command Says

The United Nations Command accused North Korean troops of violating the armistice by firing weapons and crossing the border to chase a defector.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Singapore online gaming firm Sea's Q3 revenue up 4 pct

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Ltd reported a 4 percent rise in third-quarter revenue and a wider loss as it boosted marketing spending, in its first earnings report since going public in the United States in October.

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Singapore online gaming firm Sea Ltd revenue rises 4 pct

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Sea Ltd, a Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce firm, reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly revenue.

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Trump comments on AT&T-Time Warner deal

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Man who lost nose, mouth describes vicious bear attack

The grizzly bear grabbed Lee Brooke from behind, pulled him off the ground and then rode on his back down a slope, crushing the left side of his body. It also bit off much of his face. As Brooke lay bleeding, unaware of the extent of his injuries, he could see his nose and mustache on the ground.

technologyNews reuters.com

Just one password? Swiss groups plan single online identity

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumers will be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services under a project unveiled on Tuesday by nine big companies.

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What was remarkable in Air Force general's comments

A four-star US general made news by saying he would not obey an illegal order by the President. It was one of the most remarkably unremarkable things an active-duty officer of his rank has said in some time.

technologyNews reuters.com

EU agrees to end country-specific limits for online retailers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has agreed a plan obliging online retailers operating in the bloc to make electrical goods, concert tickets or car rental available to all EU consumers regardless of where they live.

Movies nytimes.com

A Word With: Terry Gilliam and the Time He Shared a Crew With ‘Star Wars’

The director recalls the making of “Jabberwocky” and how workers told him his film was far better than the one they were working on with George Lucas.

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French shoppers to spend more online this Xmas compared to 2016

PARIS, Nov 21 (Reuters) - French shoppers plan on average to spend more on online sales this Christmas compared to a year ago, the country's Commerce Federation (Fevad) said on Tuesday, marking the latest sign of a gradual improvement in the economy.

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BRIEF-Concordia International ‍comments on UK CMA statement of objections related to Liothyronine

* ‍COMMENTS ON CMA STATEMENT OF OBJECTIONS RELATED TO LIOTHYRONINE; SAYS "DO NOT BELIEVE THAT COMPETITION LAW HAS BEEN INFRINGED​"

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Babies learn what words mean before they can use them

(Reuters Health) - Babies begin to learn words and what they mean well before they begin talking, and researchers are beginning to understand how they do it.

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Trump's war of words with Ball

President Donald Trump has called LaVar Ball "very ungrateful" after the father of one of the UCLA players detained in China downplayed Trump's role in the release of his son. CNN's Boris Sanchez reports.

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UPDATE 1-Televisa exec shot dead outside Mexico City while riding bike

MEXICO CITY, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Adolfo Lagos, the head of struggling Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa's telecoms unit izzi, was shot dead on Sunday on the outskirts of Mexico City, the state attorney general's office said in a statement.

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Televisa exec shot dead outside Mexico City while riding bike

MEXICO CITY, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Adolfo Lagos, the head of struggling Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa's telecoms unit izzi, was shot dead on Sunday on the outskirts of Mexico City, the state attorney general's office said in a statement.

Social Media nytimes.com

Advertising: Pizza Is Partisan, and Advertisers Are Still Adjusting

With the country so divided on so many issues, companies are increasingly finding themselves in the middle of controversies. They’re realizing it may be the new normal.

worldNews reuters.com

Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Germany over Gabriel comments

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has summoned its ambassador in Germany home for consultations over comments allegedly made by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel during a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Television nytimes.com

A Word With: Alia Shawkat on Growing Up and Gaining Control

Ms. Shawkat talks about her three series — “Search Party,” “Transparent” and “Arrested Development” — as well as why sexual harassment in Hollywood feels like her personal war.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Spotify buys online recording studio Soundtrap

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Music streaming company Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday, declining to give financial details of the deal.

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DHS head of community outreach resigns over past comments on black people, Islam

Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.

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BRIEF-SEARS TO OFFER BLACK FRIDAY PRICING ONLINE AT SEARS.COM​

* ‍SEARS AND KMART ALSO LOWERED MINIMUM PURCHASE THRESHOLD FOR FREE SHIPPING ON QUALIFYING ONLINE ORDERS TO $25​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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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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UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart 3rd-qtr sales boosted by hurricanes, online; shares jump

CHICAGO, Nov 16 (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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Zimbabwe waits on word from Mugabe

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's decades-long grip on power appears to be loosening as a military takeover of the capital stretched into its second day, unchallenged either by Zimbabweans themselves or African leaders.

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Analysis: Donald Trump's dry-mouthed victory lap

Donald Trump got back from Asia on Tuesday night. By Wednesday afternoon, he was taking a victory lap.

Philosophy nytimes.com

First Words: Is ‘Loyalty’ a Virtue? In the Trump Era, It’s Complicated.

The last two years in American politics have revealed our very different senses of loyalty, from its purpose to its objects.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-ChinaNet Online Holdings Q3 loss per share $0.17 from continuing operations

* ChinaNet Online Holdings reports third quarter 2017 financial results

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BRIEF-China Finance Online reports Q3 2017 results

* China Finance Online reports third quarter and first nine months of 2017 unaudited financial results

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Wonder Woman sword, Spider-Man drone land on 'Worst Toys' list

BOSTON (Reuters) - A plastic version of comic-book superhero Wonder Woman's sword and a Spider-Man drone showed up as villains on a U.S. child safety advocacy group's annual list of potentially hazardous toys.

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CORRECTED-Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

domesticNews reuters.com

Senator Rand Paul returns to work after being tackled while mowing lawn

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said he returned to work on Monday, more than a week after he suffered six broken ribs when tackled by a neighbor while mowing his lawn.

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Lebanon's Aoun's upbeat on Hariri's comments

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday he was pleased by Saad al-Hariri's comment that he would return to Lebanon soon to discuss his resignation as prime minister, presidential palace sources said.

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Lebanon's Aoun upbeat on Hariri comments, says political deal still stands: visitors

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese President Michael Aoun gave a positive assessment of Saad al-Hariri's first comments since stepping down as prime minister, saying on Monday Hariri had hinted at the possibility of rescinding his resignation, visitors to Aoun said.

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North Korean soldier is shot while defecting

A North Korean soldier was shot by his former comrades while defecting to South Korea across the demilitarized zone, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement Monday.

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China's Xi vows to 'open wider' while defending jobs

BEIJING (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping vowed to further free up China's economy, again urging Asian countries to work closely together in a speech at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Vietnam.

sportsNews reuters.com

Bottas grabs pole while Hamilton crashes out

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas took pole position for Mercedes at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday while team mate and newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton will start at the back after crashing out.

technologyNews reuters.com

China's 24-hour online shopping binge nears $16 billion

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw its Singles' Day sales hit $16 billion by mid-morning on Saturday after racing to a billion dollars in just two minutes after the world's biggest shopping spree opened at midnight.

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UPDATE 2-China's 24-hour online shopping binge nears $16 bln

* More use of technology, but fewer deals expected (Updates sales volume figure)

cnn.com

Opinion: This is how you stop online exploitation of children

We are living in a truly remarkable era, in which each day seemingly brings a new technological innovation -- from health to education, communications to manufacturing -- that improves the lives of people around the world.

Modern Love 13 nytimes.com

Modern Love: Your 13-Word Love Stories

We asked readers to share succinct summaries of their personal lives. Here are some of our favorites.

businessNews reuters.com

China's 24-hour online shopping binge tops $1.5 billion in first three minutes

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said sales topped 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles' Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world's biggest shopping spree.

Television nytimes.com

A Word With: Nick Kroll Still Isn’t Over Puberty. Just Ask His Therapist.

Nick Kroll talks about Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” some lingering boyhood humiliations, the future of “Oh, Hello,” and why everyone likes the Rock.

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Hear Bannon's comments

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon compared a Washington Post story on allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to the newspaper's 2016 article about the "Access Hollywood" tape in which Donald Trump was heard making vulgar comments about touching women.

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Google supports U.S. efforts to disclose buyers of online political ads

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit told U.S. election regulators in a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday that it "strongly supports" tightening rules on online political advertising as part of efforts to curtail "foreign abuse and influence" in elections.

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The words we use to describe sexual harassment

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Founder of web browser Opera says worried about online privacy

LISBON (Reuters) - People should worry about online data collection by technology companies because it gives them unparalleled insight into users lives, the creator of one of the biggest web browsers, Opera, said on Thursday.

Drug Abuse and Traffic nytimes.com

Despite Trump’s Pleas, China’s Online Opioid Bazaar Is Booming

China’s sprawling chemical industry is weakly regulated and riddled with illicit activity. Ending its role in the U.S. drug epidemic will be difficult.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

On Washington: Election Rattles Congressional Republicans, and Their Agenda, While Buoying Democrats

Losses in Virginia and elsewhere are likely to spur a push for a tax overhaul that would endanger Republican incumbents in higher-tax states.

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Regional airline KLM Cityhopper has kind words but no orders for Embraer's E2

SAO PAULO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The top executive at the biggest European operator of Embraer passenger jets took a close look at the planemaker's next-generation aircraft on Wednesday, but said it is too early to think about placing an order.

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Senate panel advances crackdown on online sex trafficking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, the most concrete action from Congress this year to tighten regulation of internet companies.

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IMF's Lagarde warns protectionism, while now just words, may come to hurt Asia

TOKYO (Reuters) - Protectionist sentiment has not yet gone beyond mere words, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday, but would hurt Asian economies with open and free markets if it did.

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Texas church gunman escaped mental facility in 2012 while facing court-martial

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The former U.S. serviceman who committed the deadliest mass shooting on record in Texas escaped from a mental hospital in 2012 as he faced court-martial on domestic violence charges for which he was later convicted, a police report revealed on Tuesday.

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Online travel sites getting squeezed by Airbnb, hotel chains

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Online travel booking sites Priceline Group and TripAdvisor took a beating from investors on Tuesday, highlighting how the companies' once industry-disrupting model is under growing pressure from other competitors.

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With online medical marijuana, it’s buyer beware

(Reuters Health) - People who buy medical marijuana online may not necessarily get exactly what they expect when their package arrives in the mail, new research suggests.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Ancient Hebrew manuscripts to go online in Israel-Russia deal

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - One of the most treasured collections of ancient Hebrew manuscripts and books will be digitized and available for public view online under an agreement by the state libraries of...

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BRIEF-‍Pershing Square comments on today's ADP shareholder vote​

* ‍Pershing Square Capital Management comments on today's ADP shareholder vote​

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At North Korea's doorstep, Trump warns of U.S. power while also striking conciliatory note

SEOUL (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea he was prepared to use the full range of U.S. military power to stop any attack, but in a more conciliatory appeal than ever before he urged Pyongyang to "make a deal" to end the nuclear standoff.

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While the poor collector gently weeps, Hendrix, McCartney guitars go up for auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Collectors who want to own a piece of music history - Fender, Gibson and Guild guitars used by the likes of Tom Petty, Paul McCartney and Jimi Hendrix - will have to be ready to put up some serious cash next month in New York City.

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Britain says Johnson comments do not justify more Iran charges against jailed aid worker

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday that comments by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson about jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe should not be used by the Islamic Republic to bring additional charges against her.

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Britain says Johnson's comments do not justify further charges against aid worker jailed in Iran

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday that comments made by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson about jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe should not be used to bring additional charges against her.

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UPDATE 2-Online lender OnDeck posts surprise third-quarter loss

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Online lender OnDeck Capital Inc reported an unexpected third-quarter loss on Monday after the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma offset higher interest income and lower expenses, and its shares fell nearly 4 percent.

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Lawsuit claims teacher taped special-needs woman's mouth shut

A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a 27-year-old woman with cerebral palsy alleges that a teacher used duct tape to close her mouth because she was making too much noise in her special education classroom.

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In reversal, U.S. internet firms back bill to fight online sex trafficking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major U.S. internet firms on Friday said they would support legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, marking a sharp reversal for Silicon Valley on an issue long considered a top policy priority.

Fishburne, Laurence nytimes.com

A Word With: Laurence Fishburne on the Role That Made Him Cry

Mr. Fishburne of “Last Flag Flying” talks about the anguish of military sacrifice, the winning formula of “black-ish,” and why he doesn’t mind acting older than he actually is.

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Estonia orders online ID lock-down to fix security flaw

TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia plans to block access to the country's vaunted online services for 760,000 people from midnight on Friday to fix a security flaw in some of the Baltic country's identity smartcards that was identified earlier this year.

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

What New York Attack Suspect’s Words May Say About ISIS Ties

A note and a cellphone left at the scene may offer insight into the radicalization of the suspect.

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How one word from Sen. Elizabeth Warren exposed the massive split between liberals and the establishment

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Online travel firm GetYourGuide raises $75 million

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Berlin-based online travel booking firm GetYourGuide has raised $75 million to expand its offering that helps tourists book activities at their destinations ranging from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to shark diving in Cape Town.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd nytimes.com

Alibaba’s Earnings Jump as China’s Online Shopping Boom Continues

The e-commerce giant posted strong results for its most recent quarter but still faces challenges that include growing outside of its core business.

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Leaked data from massive Malaysian breach 'likely available online for long time'

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Personal details of tens of millions of Malaysians obtained from a 2014 data breach have likely been available for sale for a long time, according to the founder of an online portal who revealed the massive data breach this week.

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Defense could say Trump's comments will taint a jury pool

President Donald Trump is calling for the death penalty against the man charged with mowing down pedestrians and bikers in New York City, raising the question of whether his rhetoric could imperil prosecutors' efforts in the case.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Editorial: While New York Mourns, the President Postures

Mr. Trump sends condolences, then returns to fantasies of fighting terrorism with an immigration crackdown.

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Senate panel to vote next week on online sex-trafficking bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will vote next week on a bipartisan proposal that would make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Analysis: Trump's words on Las Vegas and NYC are strikingly different

On October 1, a man shot and killed 58 people at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas -- the largest mass murder in modern American history.

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Wal-Mart triples online items, lowers prices as holiday season kicks in

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is planning to boost sales and fend off rivals this holiday season by doubling down on incentives for shoppers who buy online and those who visit its stores.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Top NPR Editor Accused of Sexual Harassment While at The New York Times

Michael Oreskes is the latest major media figure to face such accusations after two women said he had made advances on them while discussing job opportunities.

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Dartmouth professors investigated for alleged sexual misconduct

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Three Dartmouth College psychology professors are under criminal investigation over accusations of sexual misconduct, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said on Tuesday.

Dartmouth College nytimes.com

Dartmouth College Professors Investigated for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Three professors from the department of psychological and brain sciences have been put on paid leave as a criminal investigation is carried out.

Stranger Things (TV Program) nytimes.com

A Word With: ‘Stranger Things 2’: Pixar’s Andrew Stanton on Directing 2 Episodes

The director of “Finding Nemo” and “Wall-E” discussed the experience of being a hired gun on someone else’s project.

cnn.com

WiFi-equipped school buses help students get online

The digital age continues to spark creative developments in education. Wireless gadgets are now commonplace in the typical American classroom. But while technology is helping thousands of students reach new heights in their education, many others are falling behind.

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

Trump Campaign Got Early Word Russia Had Democrats’ Emails

George Papadopoulos, a Trump campaign adviser, was told the Russians had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton and “thousands of emails” and were “open for cooperation.”

cnn.com

Meet the CEOs who decide what you see online

As they've grown in power, tech companies are now dealing with more nuanced questions about what to allow on their platforms. We sit down with a few who grapple with where to draw the line between the free flow of ideas and hate speech.

Afghanistan War (2001- ) nytimes.com

Sgt. Bergdahl’s Sentence May Be Lighter Because of Trump’s Comments

A judge says the president’s criticisms of a soldier have not made a fair trial impossible, but he will consider them when deciding what the punishment should be.

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Army judge says Trump comments have not influenced Bergdahl case

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's repeated criticism of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has not hurt the soldier's chances of a fair sentence for deserting his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and endangering troops, a military judge ruled on Monday.

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Online searches for 'conspiracy' and 'collusion' spike after indictment

Paul Manafort's indictment has caused a spike in online searches for the meaning of three legal-centric terms: "Conspiracy," "indictment" and "collusion."

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Judge says Trump comments do not taint Bergdahl desertion case

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - The military judge hearing U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's desertion case said on Monday he will not dismiss the charges due to comments by President Donald Trump that the defense argued unfairly influenced the proceedings.

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HSBC hit by second online banking outage in four days

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC suffered its second online banking outage in four days in Britain on Monday, as customers complained on social media that they could not log in.

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China detects case of foot-and-mouth on Guangdong pig farm

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Agriculture reported on Monday a case of foot and mouth disease in a pig breeding farm in southern Guangdong province.

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Australia appoints acting PM while he travels amid citizenship crisis

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as acting prime minister on Saturday while he travels abroad after a citizenship crisis ousted his deputy and cost his government its parliamentary majority.

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Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case

(Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of a man found with an illegal gun while sitting in a car parked too close to a Milwaukee crosswalk, prompting the dissenting judges to accuse the majority of letting police improperly stop people for "parking while black."

Rohingya (Ethnic Group) nytimes.com

A War of Words Puts Facebook at the Center of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

Human rights advocates say the company should be doing more to combat misinformation and hateful language on the site.

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BRIEF-Facebook says making advertising more transparent, not just for political ads‍​

* Facebook says going to make advertising more transparent, and not just for political ads‍​

Pain-Relieving Drugs nytimes.com

Editorial: Words, Not Action, From Mr. Trump on Opioids

The president still hasn’t grasped what’s needed to combat the problem.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Scrappy Cuban clothing line exemplifies ingenuity with U.S. online store opening

HAVANA (Reuters) - Hip Cuban clothing brand Clandestina is not waiting to see how tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island affect visits of Americans shoppers. Instead, the line is...

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Alphabet revenue jumps 24 percent on mobile advertising growth

(Reuters) - Google parent Alphabet Inc reported a 24 percent jump in quarterly revenue on robust mobile advertising.

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Exclusive: While advising Trump in 2016, ex-CIA chief proposed plan to discredit Turkish cleric

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA director James Woolsey pitched a $10 million contract to two Turkish businessmen to help discredit a controversial U.S.-based cleric while Woolsey was an adviser to Donald Trump's election campaign, three people familiar with the proposal said.

Online Advertising nytimes.com

Twitter Bans Two Kremlin-Backed News Outlets From Advertising

American intelligence officials have linked the organizations, Russia Today and Sputnik, to the Kremlin effort to disrupt the 2016 election.

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Russia's Putin urges tough action against online extremism

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that law enforcement agencies must take tough action against persons and groups using the Internet for extremist ends.

cnn.com

After Weinstein, don't forget about online sexual harassment

Harvey Weinstein. Bill O'Reilly. A top chef. Another filmmaker. An editorial director at Vox.

Alcoholic Beverages nytimes.com

M.T.A. Will Ban Alcohol Advertising on Buses and Subways

The transportation authority said the social benefits of deterring underage drinking outweighed the loss of revenue.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Tech Fix: How Google’s Physical Keys Will Protect Your Password

Google has a new way to safeguard your online accounts. Here’s how the program works, and why it may (or may not) be a better security choice for you.

cnn.com

Russian troll sites kept online by American companies

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Smithfield Foods goes online to sell U.S. pork in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - The world's largest pork company WH Group Ltd said on Tuesday its U.S. subsidiary, Smithfield Foods [SFII.UL], will for the first time sell its U.S.-produced pork online in China, via online retailer JD.com Inc.

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Amazon launches cash payments in Mexico to lure shoppers online

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc launched a cash payment service in Mexico on Tuesday, aiming to expand its customer base in a country where shoppers are wary of credit card fraud and often earn their living in paper currency.

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

Russia’s Favored Outlet Is an Online News Giant. YouTube Helped.

RT was early to embrace the video site. Now that relationship is drawing scrutiny as investigators look into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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NBA: Curry fined $50,000 for tossing mouthpiece

(The Sports Xchange) - Former two-time NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 by the league for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of a referee during Saturday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA announced Monday afternoon.

Text Messaging nytimes.com

Reading This While Walking? In Honolulu, It Could Cost You

The city has passed a law designed to protect pedestrians staring at their smartphones from themselves. But critics say engineering and redesigning streets would be more effective.

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BofA fortifies online banking with new security layer

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for its online banking services, the Wall Street bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

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UPDATE 1-BofA fortifies online banking with new security layer

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for its online banking services, the Wall Street bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

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Bank of America beefs up security for online banking

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for online banking, the bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

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BRIEF-Bank of America to expand use of biometrics for online banking

* To begin implementing Intel Online Connect technology into online banking platform, to provide added security for online‍​ banking

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Consumer goods firms harness online data to tap Southeast Asia e-commerce boom

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK (Reuters) - When diaper maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding .

Blacks nytimes.com

Opinion: Fighting Racism Is Not Just a War of Words

Ceaseless statement-writing is sucking us dry. We need daring action.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

'Dr. Doom', Marc Faber, removed from more boards after comments on race

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marc Faber, the markets prognosticator known as "Dr. Doom," has been dismissed from three more company boards after comments in his latest newsletter this week suggested the...

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White House stands by Trump, Kelly's comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says that it is unfortunate that President Donald Trump and White House chief of staff John Kelly's comments following the Niger ambush were misunderstood.

Goodall, Jane nytimes.com

A Word With: Jane Goodall’s Unparalleled Life, in Never-Before-Seen Footage

The primatologist is the subject of an intimate new documentary, with never-before-seen footage of her work among chimpanzees in Tanzania in the 1960s.

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The fight over Trump's comments to a Gold Star family shows fundamental break with all Presidents before him

On Thursday night, following a day of back-and-forth over who said what in a phone call between the President of the United States and a military widow, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "The Fake News is going crazy with wacky Congresswoman Wilson(D), who was SECRETLY on a very personal call, and gave a total lie on content!"

At Home With Amy Sedaris (TV Program) nytimes.com

A Word With: Amy Sedaris Is the Hostess With the Mostess. But Only on Set.

The star of truTV’s “At Home With Amy Sedaris” talks about her cupcake rules, the magic of cheese balls and why her entertaining days are behind her.

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No trade talks but May wins gesture, warm words at EU summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders shunned Theresa May's summit plea to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal on Friday but sweetened the pill for the fragile British prime minister with warm words and a gesture toward future talks.

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Singapore online gaming firm Sea raises about $890 mln in U.S. IPO - IFR

SINGAPORE, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Ltd has raised about $890 million in its U.S IPO after pricing the offering above expectations, Thomson Reuters publication IFR reported, citing two people with knowledge of the transaction.

Pain-Relieving Drugs nytimes.com

Harsh Words Back Home for Tom Marino, Congressman Tied to Opioid Law

After a media exposé prompted the representative to withdraw as national drug czar nominee, Pennsylvania voters ask, “Does he even care about his people?”

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Trump had said lawmaker 'fabricated' his words to widow

In defending President Donald Trump's comments to the widow of a slain soldier, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Thursday undercut a stunning allegation levied by Trump against a member of Congress a day earlier.

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EU leaders want proposals on taxing online giants early next year

BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (Reuters) - European Union leaders said on Thursday they looked forward to seeing proposals on taxing online giants by early 2018 but in a nod to concerns from countries like Ireland said EU efforts had to be in line with work under way at a global level.