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Thousands evacuated as volcano erupts

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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. [Source]

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While focus is on North Korea, China continues South China Sea buildup: think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While attention in Asia has been distracted by the North Korean nuclear crisis in the past year, China has continued to install high-frequency radar and other facilities that can be used for military purposes on its man-made islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank said on Thursday.

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Trump Says His Regulatory Rollback Already Is the ‘Most Far-Reaching’

President Trump, showcasing his accomplishments near the end of his first year, said that for every new regulation, his administration has killed 22.

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BRIEF-Cenovus' 2018 Budget Continues Focus On Deleveraging

* CENOVUS ENERGY INC - PLANS TO INVEST BETWEEN $1.5 BILLION AND $1.7 BILLION IN 2018

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U.N. expert says inmate U.S. torture continues at Guantanamo Bay

GENEVA (Reuters) - An inmate at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay is still being tortured, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer said in a statement on Wednesday.

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U.N. expert says U.S. torture continues at Guantanamo Bay

GENEVA (Reuters) - An inmate at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay is still being tortured, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Alabama Says No to Trump’s Tribalism

This was a real sign of health.

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Trilobites: New Pacific Island Could Resemble Ancient Martian Volcanoes

An explosive volcanic eruption in 2014 resulted in a new addition to the Tonga Islands. Its shifting landscape could help scientists studying Mars.

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BRIEF-Mangrove Partners Master Fund-Continues To Have Conversations With Penn Virginia Board

* MANGROVE PARTNERS MASTER FUND-CONTINUES TO HAVE CONVERSATIONS WITH PENN VIRGINIA BOARD, PARTICULARLY WITH REGARDS TO STRATEGY AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

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U.S. citizen on the run after busting out of Bali prison

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian police are hunting for a U.S. citizen who escaped on Monday from an overcrowded prison on the holiday island of Bali by cutting through steel bars in a ceiling, the jail's second breakout of foreign inmates this year.

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Violence erupts after Friday prayers

Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces clashed Friday in Jerusalem and the West Bank amid heightened tensions in the region and elsewhere over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Ash billows from Bali volcano in fresh volley of activity

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - A rumbling volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali ejected greyish-white plumes of ash on Friday, a timelapse sequence of Reuters images showed, a reminder, if it were needed, that its weeks-long period of activity has not ended.

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Protests erupt over Trump's Jerusalem decision

CNN's Ian Lee reports from Ramallah in the West Bank as protesters respond to President Trump's Jerusalem decision.

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Map: Trump continues to leave key State Department posts empty

Nearly 11 months into the Trump administration, and ten months since Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took office, the State Department continues to grapple with vacancies across its senior ranks.

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US STOCKS-Futures under stress as tech selloff continues

Dec 6 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures pointed to losses at the open on Wednesday as high-flying technology stocks fell for the fourth day on worries over lofty valuations and the impact of a tax overhaul on corporate earnings.

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Nasdaq opens lower as tech selloff continues

(Reuters) - The Nasdaq Composite index opened lower on Tuesday as selloff in tech stocks continued for the second day, while the Dow was higher as investors looked to profit from stocks that would benefit more from potential corporate tax cuts.

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Scientists watch and wait as Bali's menacing volcano rumbles

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - The question Indonesian volcanologist Devy Kamil Syahbana gets most is the one he cannot answer - when, or if, rumbling Mount Agung on Bali island will blow up in a major eruption.

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European shares steady as tech-financials rotation continues

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - European shares see-sawed on Tuesday with sectors strongly diverging as a rotation from tech stocks into financials, bolstered by the U.S. tax bill, gathered pace.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: At 76, Studying Social Work After Reaching for a Helping Hand

Selwyn Allen, a longtime carpenter, fell behind on his rent while fighting bladder cancer. Now he’s seeking to make a late-in-life career change.

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China suspends flights from Bali to China due to volcanic ash: report

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's aviation authority has suspended all flights from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali to Chinese cities until the threat of volcanic ash clears, the state-run People's Daily newspaper reported on Monday.

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More Bali flights canceled on forecast of volcanic ash

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Airlines canceled more flights departing the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Saturday, citing forecasts of deteriorating flying conditions due to a risk of volcanic ash from the erupting Mount Agung volcano.

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Bali Volcano Evacuees Sneak Back into Danger Zone

Reluctant to leave their homes and animals unprotected, some Indonesians from near Mount Agung have circumvented government orders.

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Scientists look to Bali volcano for clues to curb climate change

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth.

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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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Stranded tourists depart Bali as volcanic ash cloud shifts

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Airlines laid on extra flights to Bali on Thursday to allow some of the thousands of passengers stranded by the eruption of Mount Agung to fly out, as a switch in wind direction sent volcanic ash away from the holiday island's airport.

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

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

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A Business Tax Fight Erupts Over the ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Mores’

Two senators say big companies get preferential treatment over smaller businesses known as pass-throughs. But the math doesn’t back up their argument.

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Indonesia reopens Bali airport as wind clears volcanic ash

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - The airport on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali reopened on Wednesday as wind blew away ash and smoke spewed out by a volcano, giving airlines a window to get stranded tourists out and authorities more time to urge villagers to move to safety.

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UPDATE 3-Indonesia reopens Bali airport as wind clears volcanic ash

* Winds to blow ash away from airport for 3 days -official (Adds comment from weather agency, airport officials, airlines, detail)

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Indonesia reopens Bali airport after closure over volcano activity

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Bali airport reopened on Wednesday, Indonesian authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the holiday island and forced its airport to close, stranding tourists and spurring evacuation efforts.

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UPDATE 2-Indonesia reopens Bali airport after closure over volcano activity

* Qantas and Jetstar plan "rescue" flights on Thursday (Adds flight details, paragraphs 2-5; details of situation)

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Indonesia to reopen Bali airport after closure due to volcano

DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Bali airport will reopen on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the island and forced the airport to close.

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Bali volcano stops flights again as tourists struggle to get out

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia shut the airport on its holiday island of Bali for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, as the erupting Mount Agung volcano spewed ash that blocked flight paths and spurred authorities to hasten evacuation efforts.

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

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

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Senate Republicans shove tax bill ahead; spending fight erupts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans rammed forward President Donald Trump's tax cut bill on Tuesday in an abrupt, partisan committee vote that set up a full vote by the Senate as soon as Thursday, although some details of the measure remained unsettled.

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Republican tax plan clears hurdle in Senate; fight erupts over spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's push for a big package of tax cuts moved past a potential obstacle on Tuesday as a Senate panel approved the measure despite lingering concerns from some Republican members.

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Erupting volcano is suffocating Bali's economy

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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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Tourists, authorities feel the heat as Bali volcano keeps airport closed

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia on Tuesday extended the closure of the airport on Bali as ash from a volcano swept the island, stranding thousands of tourists as authorities tried to persuade villagers to leave their homes near the erupting mountain.

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UPDATE 2-Tourists, authorities feel the heat as Bali volcano keeps airport closed

* Eruption could last several months (Adds comment from tourist, detail)

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Europe Edition: Meghan Markle, Glyphosate, Bali: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Indonesia extends Bali airport closure due to Agung eruption

JAKARTA/AMED, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia's transportation ministry said on Tuesday it will extend the closure of Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport for a further 24 hours because of ash from the eruption of the island's Mount Agung volcano.

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UPDATE 1-Indonesia extends Bali airport closure due to Agung eruption

JAKARTA/AMED, Indonesia, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Indonesia's transportation ministry said on Tuesday it will extend the closure of Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport for a further 24 hours because of ash from the eruption of the island's Mount Agung volcano.

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Indonesia extends Bali airport closure due to volcanic ash

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's transportation ministry said on Tuesday it will extend the closure of Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport for a further 24 hours because of ash from the eruption of the island's Mount Agung volcano.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Prince Harry, Bali, Myanmar: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Indonesia orders immediate evacuation as highest alert issued for Bali volcano

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia closed the airport on the tourist island of Bali on Monday and ordered 100,000 residents living near a glowing volcano spewing columns of ash to evacuate immediately, warning that the first major eruption in 54 years could be "imminent".

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Bali Volcano Eruption Triggers More Evacuations

Officials have expanded an exclusion zone over fears that a larger eruption could follow.

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Bali, Pope Francis, Meghan Markle: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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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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Bali airport may stay closed longer than 24 hours amid Agung eruption -governor

DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika said the closure of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport could last longer than 24 hours amid an eruption of Mount Agung.

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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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Bali airport's closure due to volcano has affected 445 flights - operator

JAKARTA, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The closure of I Gusti Ngurah Rai airport on the Indonesian island of Bali due to a volcanic eruption has affected 445 flights, including 196 international routes, its operator said on Monday.

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Indonesia warns cold lava flows to increase from Bali's Mt Agung

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Cold lava flows, also known as lahar, are expected to increase amid an eruption of Mount Agung on Indonesia's tourist resort island of Bali, a disaster agency said on Monday, after sounding its highest-level warning over the volanco's activity.

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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, warns of 'imminent' large eruption risk

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

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Mexican volcano erupts 3 times in 1 day

Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico erupted three times on November 24.

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Athletics: IAAF continues its ban on Russian athletics

MONACO (Reuters) - Russia still has not met key requirements for the reinstatement of its athletics federation and an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ban instituted in 2015 will remain in effect, the global governing body said on Sunday.

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Volcano erupts on Bali

Volcanic eruptions on the Indonesian resort island of Bali have prompted officials to cancel flights and move about 24,000 residents out of the way as a thick ash cloud from Mount Agung, thousands of meters high, drifts east and southeast along the archipelago.

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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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Bali's erupting volcano raises air travel warnings

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian and regional authorities heightened flight warnings around Bali's Mount Agung on Sunday as the volcano's eruptions sent a plume of volcanic ash and steam more than 6,000 meters into the skies above the popular holiday island.

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Some Bali flights resume after volcano interrupts travel

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Some international airlines have resumed flights to Bali on Sunday after the Indonesian island's Mount Agung volcano erupted for the second time in less than a week on Saturday evening.

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Bali’s Mount Agung Erupts Again, Canceling Flights

The eruption, the second on the Indonesian island of Bali in less than a week, left thousands of air travelers stranded.

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Bali's Mt Agung erupts again, island 'still safe'

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano on island of Bali erupted for a second time in less than a week on Saturday evening, sending a grey-black plume of ash and steam at least 1,500 meters into the sky and leading several airlines to change flight plans.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. crude tops two-year high as Keystone outage continues to hit supply

* Mixed Russian signals on oil pact put brake on gains (Updates prices)

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Beijing Kindergarten Is Accused of Abuse, and Internet Erupts in Fury

Parents claim children were fed pills, jabbed and stripped. While the police have released no conclusions, public ire shows broad anxiety about kindergartens.

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An increasingly desperate search continues a week on in hopes of finding the Argentine vessel's 44 crew members before their air supply runs out

An increasingly desperate search for a missing Argentine submarine continued Thursday as the clock runs down on hopes of finding the vessel's 44 crew members before their air supply runs out.

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Warehouse fire sends huge clouds of smoke across London skyline

LONDON (Reuters) - A fire at an industrial estate sent clouds of smoke billowing across London on Thursday morning.

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The storm clouds encircling Vice Media

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P&G continues to review vote tally as Peltz awaits board seat

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co is still reviewing a tally of shareholder votes cast at its annual meeting more than a month ago, after a fierce proxy contest narrowly handed activist investor Nelson Peltz a board seat.

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China says hopes South Korea continues to appropriately handle THAAD issue

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha on Wednesday that Beijing hopes Seoul continues to appropriately handle their dispute over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, state media said.

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Small eruption at Bali volcano triggers Singapore travel advisory

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano in Bali has let out a puff of black smoke and ash in a small eruption, prompting Singapore to advise its citizens to be ready to evacuate the holiday island at short notice amid concern about a bigger eruption.

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Jubilation erupts in the streets following the resignation of President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, the speaker of the country's Parliament said, bringing an end to his 37 years of rule.

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Trump calls for Lynch suspension if anthem protest continues

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL if he continues to protest during the national anthem after Lynch sat during a rendition of the song before Sunday's game in Mexico City.

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Poland faces 100,000 euros a day fine if it continues logging in forest

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's top court said on Monday Poland would be fined 100,000 euros ($117,000) a day if it did not stop large-scale logging in the Bialowieza forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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BRIEF-LivaNova says breaching co to pay $6 mln if deal with Microport collapses

* LivaNova - If deal to sell co's cardiac rhythm management business to Microport Cardiac Rhythm terminated‍, breaching party to pay termination fee of $6 million Source text: (http://bit.ly/2z3iI02) Further company coverage:

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North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching U.S. this year, says South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely.

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Protests erupt after Libya slave auction report

Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in Libya.

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Roy Moore continues to deny allegations as more women come forward

Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Thursday continued to deny the allegations against him as more women continue to come forward.

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AT&T continues to believe Time Warner deal will close - CFO

NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc still thinks its $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc will close, its chief financial officer said on Thursday.

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Late arrival of iPhone X clouds Best Buy's results

(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc took a $100 million hit in the third quarter from the late launch of the iPhone X and gave a profit forecast for the holiday period that fell short of analysts' estimates, as it competes in a brutal U.S. retail market.

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UPDATE 3-Late arrival of iPhone X clouds Best Buy's results

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc took a $100 million hit in the third quarter from the late launch of the iPhone X and gave a profit forecast for the holiday period that fell short of analysts' estimates, as it competes in a brutal U.S. retail market.

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EU parliament's Brexit negotiator: 'Not so pessimistic' about reaching deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union and Britain must quickly solve major issues in Brexit negotiations such as finances and citizens' rights but there is a good chance a deal can be reached, European Parliament negotiator Guy Verhofstadt was quoted as saying.

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Alaska Airlines discontinues Los Angeles-Havana daily flight

Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. airline Alaska Airlines on Tuesday said it would discontinue a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba, after Jan. 22, due to the recent changes in Cuba travel policies by the U.S. government.

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BRIEF-Healthsouth Corp says ‍continues to expect full-year 2017 net operating revenues of $3,900 million to $3,950 million​

* Healthsouth Corp says ‍continues to expect full-year 2017 net operating revenues of $3,900 million to $3,950 million​ - SEC Filing

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'Dump Trump' protest erupts ahead of Philippines summit

MANILA (Reuters) - Riot police used water canon to prevent hundreds of protesters reaching the U.S. embassy in Manila on Sunday, just a few hours before the arrival of President Donald Trump in the Philippines for a regional summit and the last leg of his Asia tour.

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Golf: Fowler continues strong play on second day at Mayakoba

(Reuters) - Rickie Fowler continued his excellent start to the season on Friday, staying one stroke off the lead at 10-under par through 15 holes during a rain-shortened second day at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

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Reaching ATP Finals like winning a tournament, says Zverev

MILAN (Reuters) - Germany's Alexander Zverev says he has only played one really bad match during a sensational season.

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Lawmaker erupts at tax reform hearing

The House Ways and Means Committee began its work on a massive tax overhaul, but the day quickly devolved into a partisan food fight, with Democrats claiming Republicans were rushing their bill in an effort to score political points.

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Trilobites: The Cool Beginnings of a Volcano’s Supereruption

The eruption that caused California’s Long Valley Caldera to form likely started with magma that was chilled to a solid.

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Saudi's Al-Tayyar says work continues despite board member reportedly detained

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Al Tayyar Travel said on Monday that its business was continuing despite media reports that one of its non-executive board members had been detained.

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A Picture and its Story: Reaching out to rescue a Rohingya woman

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Hannah McKay was on her first foreign assignment, just three months after joining Reuters, photographing Rohingya Muslims in refugee camps in Bangladesh. Then she and other photographers heard around 5,000 more people were heading to the area, trying to find their way across the border from neighbouring Myanmar. Here is her account of what happened next:

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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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A Disappearance in Berlin Clouds a Trade Deal in Vietnam

Wary of China’s heft, Vietnam’s authoritarian government scrambles to strike alliances with nations that are sometimes uneasy with its views on rights.

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Ackman makes new bet against Herbalife with options

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

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

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

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks start November with record, oil rally continues

* Oil prices hit highest level since mid-2015 (Updates with U.S. market open, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

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U.S. October sales of trucks, SUVs soar, car slump continues

DETROIT (Reuters) - Major automakers posted mixed U.S. new vehicle sales in October on Wednesday, though America's love affair with high-margin pickup trucks and SUVs remained in full bloom as larger, pricier vehicles fared better than passenger cars.

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

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

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Ackman says his fund has restructured Herbalife position

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

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UPDATE 1-Ackman says his fund has restructured Herbalife position

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

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Ackman says his firm restructured Herbalife position: CNBC

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

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BRIEF-Noble energy announces third quarter 2017 results, strong u.s. Onshore delivery continues

* Noble Energy announces third quarter 2017 results, strong U.S. Onshore delivery continues

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Indonesia lowers Bali volcano alert status

JAKARTA (Reuters) - - Indonesian authorities on Sunday lowered the alert status of the Mount Agung volcano on the holiday island of Bali, whose rumblings last month forced around 133,000 residents to flee and deterred tourism in the area.

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‘Fat but Fit’? The Controversy Continues

Even when overweight people are healthy, they are still more likely to develop heart disease than their peers who aren’t overweight, a new study reports.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks, FX fall as S.Africa sell-off continues

LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks and many currencies fell on Thursday after a sell-off in South African assets over the mid-term budget compounded the prospect of higher borrowing costs and ahead of a key European Central Bank meeting.

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Tax fight clouds prospects for passing budget in House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican infighting over a state and local income tax provision that could be part of tax legislation this year is "an issue of concern" hanging over a budget measure scheduled for a vote on Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives, an aide said.

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Russia says continues dialogue with Washington on North Korea, Iran: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow and Washington are continuing a dialogue on North Korea and the future of the international deal on Iran's nuclear program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday.

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Volcanoes Helped Violent Revolts Erupt in Ancient Egypt

During the Ptolemaic Period, fluctuations in Nile flooding triggered by eruptions may have led to violent uprisings, researchers report.

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The ultimate volcano adventure

Volcanoes from the air and on the ground, plus a night at an exclusive Hawaii hideaway. The Four Seasons Hualalai if offering an awe-inspiring helicopter adventure.

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Golf: Hatton stays grounded as hot streak continues

LONDON (Reuters) - Tyrrell Hatton hardly got carried away after winning his second successive tournament on Sunday.

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California wildfires kill at least 31 as wind continues to fan flames

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters face another round of dry, windy conditions on Friday as they battle wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the heart of wine country.

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Bond trading slump clouds JPMorgan earnings beat

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co's quarterly profit and revenue easily trumped Wall Street's expectations on Thursday, but a slump in bond trading clouded gains from loan growth and higher interest rates.

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Zinke's travel continues to raise ethical questions

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has mixed official business with political activities and visits home, raising questions about the appropriateness of the trips and whether any ethics rules have been violated. 

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Nonfiction: Is Globalization Drawing Us Together or Tearing Us Apart?

In “The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World,” Michael Ignatieff grapples with whether people are only capable of living side by side.

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Trilobites: A Surprise From the Supervolcano Under Yellowstone

The conditions that lead to supereruptions can emerge within a single human lifetime, according to a study of the volcano’s remnants in the national park.

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Books of The Times: In Ron Chernow’s ‘Grant,’ an American Giant’s Makeover Continues

Chernow is out to find undiscovered nobility in Ulysses S. Grant’s story, and he succeeds.

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Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

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UPDATE 2-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

* Air France, Vietnam Airlines j/v to start Nov. 1 (Adds quote from Vietnam Airlines CEO)

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UPDATE 1-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

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Aerolineas Argentinas discontinues weekly flight to Venezuela -statement

BUENOS AIRES, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Argentina's flagship air carrier Aerolineas Argentinas has discontinued its weekly flight to Caracas, Venezuela, citing "operational reasons," the company said in a statement.

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Cycling: Nibali claims second Giro Di Lombardia win

COMO, Italy (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali used his descent skills to claim an impressive victory in the Giro Di Lombardia "Monument" classic for the second time on Saturday.

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Halep on top of the world after reaching China Open final

(Reuters) - Simona Halep will take over as the new number one in the WTA world rankings after progressing to the China Open final with a dominant 6-2 6-4 victory over Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in Beijing on Saturday.

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Globalization, migration fears reawaken Germans' interest in "Heimat"

BERLIN (Reuters) - Most Germans are wary of anything that smacks of nationalism given their Nazi history but the concept of "Heimat" (homeland) is enjoying a renaissance driven by rising anxiety about migration and globalization.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Senate Intelligence Heads Warn That Russian Election Meddling Continues

The Senate Intelligence Committee chairman and vice chairman backed the intelligence community’s conclusions on Russian election interference, warning that it hasn’t ended.

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Vanuatu in final evacuation of island threatened by volcano

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The last residents on Vanuatu's northern island of Ambae will be evacuated on Wednesday, officials said, as a volcano that has been spitting rock and ash into the air for more than a week shows signs of stabilizing.

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BRIEF-Herbalife Ltd says ‍"we could face additional risks resulting from changes in China's data privacy and cybersecurity requirements"

* Herbalife Ltd says ‍"we could face additional risks resulting from changes in china's data privacy and cybersecurity requirements" - SEC filing​

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Jason Aldean runs off stage as shooting erupts

Country music singer Jason Aldean runs off stage when rapid-fire gun shots begin to erupt at a Las Vegas music festival.

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Abandoned by tourists, Bali town counts cost of Indonesia volcano

AMED, Indonesia (Reuters) - A Balinese town once bustling with holidaymakers has almost emptied of tourists after warnings that nearby Mount Agung could erupt at any time - a snapshot of the growing cost the rumbling volcano poses to Indonesia's economy.

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Vanuatu steps up evacuation as volcano spews ash

LOLOWAI, Vanuatu (Reuters) - Vanuatu hopes to evacuate all 11,000 people from its northern island of Ambae by Wednesday, with a flotilla of boats ferrying people to nearby islands as a volcano spewing rock and ash into the air threatens to erupt, disaster officials said on Monday.

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Violence erupts as Catalans vote on split from Spain

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish riot police burst into polling stations across Catalonia on Sunday, confiscating ballot boxes and voting papers to try to halt a banned referendum on a split from Spain as Madrid asserted its authority over the rebel region.

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Dunkirk-style evacuation as Vanuatu volcano pollutes drinking water

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Vanuatu has launched a Dunkirk-style evacuation on the northern island of Ambae as a flotilla of boats rescues islanders from an erupting volcano.

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Golf: United States continues to pound away at Internationals

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States were poised for another Presidents Cup rout as Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed scored the first point in Saturday's foursomes and continued to pull away from the shell-shocked Internationals.

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Australia, New Zealand send help for Vanuatu volcano evacuation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia dispatched a naval vessel to Vanuatu on Saturday to help the South Pacific nation evacuate all 11,000 inhabitants from the northern island of Ambae as an erupting volcano threatens to shower down burning ash and acid rain.

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Hawaii approves telescope on volcano sacred to indigenous people

(Reuters) - A team of scientists won approval from Hawaii officials on Thursday to build a $1.4 billion telescope atop a volcano indigenous people consider sacred, but opponents vowed to continue fighting.

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Fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces nearly 135,000 to flee to shelters

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Nearly 135,000 people on the Indonesian island of Bali have left their homes and taken shelter in makeshift evacuation centers after warnings the Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time, officials said late on Thursday.

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Rising fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces 100,000 to flee to shelters

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Warned that an increasingly active volcano could erupt any time,

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Vanuatu orders full evacuation of Ambae island as volcano threatens to erupt

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Vanuatu on Thursday ordered the full evacuation of the South Pacific nation's northern island of Ambae as a volcano there threatened to erupt.

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Spike Lee erupts: Kaepernick should have a job in the NFL

Spike Lee says that it's hypocritical for NFL team owners to kneel with their players because they have forgotten the reason why the protest started in the first place.

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Volcano near quake-struck Mexico City belches burning rocks

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Smoke, ash and red-hot rocks belched from the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City on Wednesday, heightening the anxieties of Mexicans still shaken by last week's powerful earthquake that killed hundreds and severely damaged thousands of buildings.

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Indonesia prepares to divert Bali-bound flights in case of volcanic eruption

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities are preparing to divert flights to 10 airports across the country in case an increasingly active volcano on the holiday island of Bali erupts and disrupts travel.

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More than 75,000 evacuated from zone near Bali volcano

Bali is on volcano watch amid rumblings from Mount Agung and warnings that it could erupt at any time.

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Menacing Bali volcano throws tourists' plans into jeopardy

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Some tourists are having second thoughts about visiting the tropical Indonesian resort island of Bali after repeated warnings that its highest volcano could erupt at any time, half a century after it killed more than 1,000 people.

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Bali's menacing volcano puts some tourists' plans on back burner

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Clouds shrouded the top of Bali's highest volcano on Tuesday as the risk of an imminent eruption began to persuade some tourists to have second thoughts about visiting Indonesia's paradise island.

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Thousands evacuated to emergency shelters as Vanuatu volcano threatens to erupt

SYDNEY (Reuters) - More than 6,000 people have been moved to emergency shelters on Vanuatu's northern island Ambae in the South Pacific as a volcano threatens to erupt, officials said on Tuesday.

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Volcano in danger of erupting

Thousands of people on the Indonesian island of Bali have been evacuated from their homes amid fears that Mount Agung could erupt for the first time in over 50 years.

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Bali's rumbling volcano spurs travel warnings from Australia, Singapore

Karangasem, INDONESIA (Reuters) - Fears that a volcano could erupt imminently on the holiday island of Bali prompted several countries to issue travel warnings, while Indonesian authorities raced to evacuate tens of thousands of people living in the "danger zone".

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Thousands evacuated as volcano on holiday island Bali grows more active

KLUNGKUNG, Indonesia (Reuters) - Nearly 35,000 people have been evacuated from near a volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali that officials say is becoming more active and could erupt soon.

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Refugees reaching Zambia accuse DRC troops of killing civilians: U.N.

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces have been killing civilians in an insurgency-hit region, prompting the latest influx of refugees into northern Zambia, a senior U.N. official said, citing accounts of asylum seekers.

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Volcano on Indonesia's Bali island at highest alert level, thousands evacuated

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands of residents were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said on Friday, as the alert status was raised to the highest level, meaning an eruption could be imminent.

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Thousands evacuated as volcano rumbles on Indonesian holiday spot Bali

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands of residents were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said on Friday, as seismic tremors rattled some areas and smoke rose above one of the world's most popular tourist spots.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Is Most Far-Reaching

The Graham-Cassidy bill would turn federal funding for a law Republicans loathe into block grants to states, realizing a long-held goal of the party.

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BRIEF-CSX says operational performance continues to improve​ ‍despite impacts of Irma

* CSX Corp says "‍despite impacts of Irma, key service metrics show that CSX's operational performance continues to improve" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Kimmel continues fight with Sen. Cassidy over new health care bill

Jimmy Kimmel was ready for the second round of his fight with U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, saying on Wednesday night that the senator "either doesn't understand his own bill or he lied to me."

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Police lock fans inside ground after clashes erupt outside

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian police locked Santos fans inside their home stadium for 20 minutes on Wednesday after violence erupted outside the Vila Belmiro ground following the team's elimination from the Copa Libertadores.

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Violent protests erupt on Georgia Tech campus after student is killed by police

Protests erupted late Monday on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, after police fatally shot a student who allegedly had a knife.

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More protests erupt in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists marched peacefully through a suburban St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday, hours after police clashed with a crowd protesting the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of murdering a black man.

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Gunfight erupts in southern Yemen, one civilian killed - witnesses

DUBAI (Reuters) - A gunfight erupted briefly in Aden on Saturday when a contingent loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi refused to hand over its positions to a local force, security sources said, and witnesses said one civilian was killed in the incident.

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Protests erupt after ex-cop acquitted in black man's death

Protests broke out in St. Louis after former police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted Friday of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black driver Anthony Lamar Smith.

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BRIEF-Georgia Power says hurricane Irma continues to impact service to Georgia Power customers

* Georgia power says as of 10 pm Monday there are approximately 925,000 Georgia Power customers currently without power

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Violence Erupts on Desperate Caribbean Islands: ‘All the Food Is Gone’

Food and water was in short supply on many islands in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma, and witnesses spoke of a disintegration of law and order.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

When returns are low, reaching for more is usually unwise: James Saft

(Reuters) - If an investment strategy is good enough for one of the top minds in finance, it is probably good enough for you, right?

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Stronger euro continues to hold back European shares

LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - European shares opened lower on Friday across all major bourses and sectors, failing to get support from rather quiet trading sessions in Asia and Wall Street, and as the euro's rally continues to hurt appetite for regional stocks.

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Cycling: Froome rebounds with late attack to gain ground on Nibali

(Reuters) - Chris Froome rebounded superbly to increase his overall lead in the Vuelta a Espana to one minute 37 seconds with a lightning late attack which left nearest challenger Vincenzo Nibali in his wake on Thursday's 18th stage.

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Cycling: Nibali eats into Froome's Vuelta lead on tricky stage

MADRID (Reuters) - Vuelta a Espana overall leader Chris Froome lost a huge chunk of his advantage on stage 17's steep final climb, with Austrian Stefan Denifl showing grit to win on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Delek US Holdings says "Delek US refining system was operational through hurricane Harvey and continues to be unaffected by storm"​

* Delek US Holdings Inc says "Delek US refining system was operational through hurricane Harvey and continues to be unaffected by storm"​ Source text: [http://bit.ly/2xa9CS2] Further company coverage:

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Kyrgios picked for Davis Cup semi, Tomic exile continues

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Firebrand Nick Kyrgios will lead Australia's Davis Cup charge at this month's semi-final in Belgium with Bernard Tomic overlooked after his rapid slide down the ATP rankings.

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BRIEF-Optima Specialty Steel Inc continues working toward reorganization plan

* Says continues working toward consummating a plan of reorganization

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Texas coast crawls back to work, school as Harvey cleanup continues

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston residents on Tuesday picked up the pace of their recovery from Hurricane Harvey, returning to schools and offices to help get the nation's fourth largest city and its vital shipping and oil industries back on track.

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Los Angeles fire spread halted, work to contain it continues

(Reuters) - Fire officials said on Monday they had effectively stopped the uncontrolled spread of the largest wildfire in Los Angeles history, with a little help from cooler weather, but were still working to contain it.

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After political storm, Indonesia president faces economic clouds

JAKARTA (Reuters) - During the first months of this year, President Joko Widodo was an embattled leader grappling with Indonesia's most serious political and religious tensions in two decades. Now, he has come through the storm looking stronger than ever.

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UPDATE 3-New fire erupts at flood-damaged Texas chemical plant -video

Sept 1 (Reuters) - A raging fire and thick black smoke erupted on Friday evening from Arkema SA's flood-damaged Texas chemical plant for the second time this week, according to officials and video aired by local broadcasters.

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UPDATE 2-New fire erupts at flood-damaged Texas chemical plant -video

Sept 1 (Reuters) - A raging fire and thick black smoke rose from Arkema SA's flood-damaged Texas chemical plant on Friday evening, according to video aired on Houston television stations and broadcaster CNN.

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Toshiba misses own deadline for chip unit deal, continues talks with three suitors

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp said it would continue negotiating with three bidding groups for its prized memory chip unit, failing to seal a deal by its self-imposed deadline of Thursday.

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Bouchard falls again at U.S. Open as lawsuit continues

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard was back on center court at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the United States Tennis Association saying it held no grudges against the Canadian who is suing the organization for negligence over injuries suffered in a locker-room fall.

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Mladenovic continues in free fall

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kristina Mladenovic was tipped as a French Open favorite three months ago but after a fall at Wimbledon the Frenchwoman has experienced a painful form slump that resulted in a first-round exit at the U.S. Open on Wednesday.

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U.S.-led forces launch air strikes to stop Islamic State reaching east Syria: coalition

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-led warplanes conducted air strikes on Wednesday to block a convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families from reaching territory the group holds in eastern Syria, a coalition spokesman said.

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BRIEF-Connacher says continues to consider possible sale and restructuring alternatives​

* Connacher Oil And Gas Ltd - ‍company continues to investigate, evaluate, and consider possible sale and restructuring alternatives​

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BRIEF-Herbalife says ‍has waived share price condition related to its previously announced $600 million cash tender offer for its common shares​

* Says ‍has waived share price condition related to its previously announced $600 million cash tender offer for its common shares​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Globalization's castaways haunt central bankers

MASSENA, New York/JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) - After a turbulent year of anti-globalization backlash, central bankers still argue open borders and free trade are the key to more jobs, growth and prosperity.

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INSIGHT-Globalization's castaways haunt central bankers

MASSENA, New York/JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming, Aug 24 (Reuters) - A fter a turbulent year of anti-globalization backlash, central bankers still argue open borders and free trade are the key to more jobs, growth and prosperity.

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BRIEF-Toshiba begun negotiations with Western Digital in hopes of reaching agreement this month to sell its flash memory arm - Nikkei

* Toshiba has begun negotiations with Western Digital in hopes of reaching agreement this month to sell its flash memory arm - Nikkei Source text (http://s.nikkei.com/2vVyuek) Further company coverage:

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Threat of price war clouds horizon for Maersk shipping business

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A.P. Moller-Maersk has been fortified by the $7.5 billion sale of its oil and gas business to France's Total, but the company's main sea freight business faces the threat of a new price war in a consolidating industry.

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Bannon departure tips trade scales in favor of White House 'globalists'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The departure on Friday of Steve Bannon, the White House's top economic nationalist, will likely tip the trade policy scales in favor of the Trump administration's "globalist" faction, which could soften the stance toward two of Trump's favorite targets: China and the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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BRIEF-Clariant says HuntsmanClariant deal continues to move forward

* HuntsmanClariant deal continues to move forward: narrow "second request" for additional information received from federal trade commission

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Region sags as Union Properties loss hits Dubai, Egypt continues slide

DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Middle Eastern stock markets sagged again on Tuesday because of a mediocre economic outlook, with a shock loss at a real estate developer weighing on Dubai and Egypt dropping for a sixth straight day.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Shares in Herbalife, Nu Skin tumble as China cracks down on pyramid schemes

* Comes after death of a Chinese student prompts public outcry

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UPDATE 1-Shares in Herbalife, Nu Skin tumble as China cracks down on pyramid schemes

* Comes after death of a Chinese student prompts public outcry (Updates with details from Chinese govt statement)

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Herbalife, Nu Skin shares fall on worries about China market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares in multi-level marketing companies Herbalife Ltd, NU Skin Enterprises Inc and USANA Health Sciences Inc tumbled in high volume on Monday after a Chinese government website announced a crackdown on pyramid schemes.

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Violence erupts at white nationalist rally

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, speaking Sunday at a prayer rally in Charlottesville, renewed his calls for white supremacists to leave the city in the wake of violence that saw one person killed and troopers assigned to the governor's travel detail killed in a helicopter crash.

Chile nytimes.com

Chile’s Energy Transformation Is Powered by Wind, Sun and Volcanoes

Once energy dependent, Chile is on track to become a renewables powerhouse with the potential to export electricity.

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Heavy fighting erupts between South Sudanese government forces and rebels in Pagak: spokesmen

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Heavy fighting erupted in the South Sudanese town of Pagak, near the Ethiopian border, when rebels launched an offensive against government forces, the rebels said.

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China says investigating Baidu, Tencent, Weibo for breaching cyber laws

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's cyber regulator on Friday said it was investigating the country's top social media sites over failing to comply with strict laws that ban content which is violent, obscene or deemed offensive to the Communist Party.

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Panel erupts over Trump's joke

Political commentators Ana Navarro and Nan Hayworth spar over President Trump thanking Putin for expelling American diplomats because it will cut down on payroll.

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UPDATE 1-Adecco Q2 profit rises 1 pct, hiring momentum continues

ZURICH, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Adecco said positive hiring momentum had continued into the second half of 2017 as the world's largest staffing company reported second-quarter profit roughly in line with expectations.

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Engraved prehistoric human bones show ritualistic cannibalism

LONDON (Reuters) - Engravings on a human bone from a prehistoric archaeological site in a cave in southern England shows that human cannibals ate their prey and then performed ritualistic burials with the remains, scientists said on Wednesday.

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Kipruto continues Kenya's steeplechase domination

LONDON (Reuters) - Kenya's Conseslus Kipruto continued his country's dominance of the 3,000 meters steeplechase with a courageous and confident victory at the World Championships on Tuesday, just weeks after recovering from an ankle injury.

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BRIEF-Endo says continues to expect total generics segment to decline in the high single to low double digits pct range in 2017

* Endo CEO says continues to expect total generics segment to decline in the high single to low double digits percentage range in 2017 - Conf Call

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Panel erupts over Trump's credibility

Former political director for George W. Bush Matt Schlapp and CNN political commentator Ana Navarro spar over President Trump's credibility over the past 200 days in office.

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Even in retirement, Obama still continues this tradition

For many people, their wedding day is the best day of their lives. But for these Americans, the day they received a save-the-date response from Barack Obama may top the list.

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Watch: Manholes erupt in Miami floods

Some people kayaked through the streets after Tropical Depression Emily stormed through Miami, leaving parts of the city submerged.