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California wildfire rages toward scenic coastal communities

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging wildfire pushed toward a string of California coastal cities on Sunday, prompting new evacuations as crews fought to save homes in the face of gusty winds that have fueled blazes across the state for nearly a week.

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BRIEF-Atlantic Coast Pipeline Signs Project Labor Agreements

* ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE SIGNS PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENTS WITH FOUR LEADING CONSTRUCTION TRADE UNIONS

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NYC mother seeks millions from city after child's lead poisoning

(Reuters) - A Brooklyn mother is seeking millions from the city after her toddler was poisoned while living in a lead-infested apartment, the latest charge that New York has failed to protect children from the toxin.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Fire Alert Sent to Millions of Cellphones Was California’s Largest Warning Yet

The cellphone alert, which went to at least eight million people, was California’s largest use ever of a federal warning system activated in 2012.

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Saudi-backed fighters capture coastal area in Yemen from Houthis

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Western-backed Saudi-led coalition scored its first major gains in Yemen since former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed on Monday when local fighters captured an area on the Red Sea coast from Houthi rebels, residents said on Thursday.

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Millions feared stolen in bitcoin hack

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Who Pays Millions for a Painting?

Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, a little known Saudi Arabian prince, paid a record $450.3 million for Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi.” Here’s a few other buyers with deep pockets.

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Porgs, Ewoks and Rathtars: A Field Guide to ‘Star Wars’ Creatures

A quick look at new animals from "The Last Jedi" as well as some old favorites.

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Ivory Coast in talks with Hershey over cocoa products factory

ABIDJAN, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast is in talks with Hershey over the construction of a factory for making and marketing semi-finished cocoa products, the government's spokesman said on Wednesday after a cabinet meeting.

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Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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UPDATE 1--Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Dec 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Exclusive: Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Exclusive - Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Cyclone batters southwestern India coast killing 14, many missing

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands in southwestern India on Saturday after drenching the neighboring states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, claiming so far around 14 lives with many fishermen still feared trapped at sea.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

Deported Repeatedly, Man Is Sentenced to 35 Years for Attacks on 2 Oregon Women

The man, Sergio Jose Martinez, a Mexican immigrant, attacked two women on July 24. He received national attention after Attorney General Jeff Sessions highlighted his case.

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A war with North Korea would be hell: Millions could die

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Kenya set to build coast-to-centre highway to boost Africa trade

NAIROBI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Kenya on Wednesday signed a $620 million agreement to build a 530 km (329 mile) highway from its east coast to the centre of the country, part of a campaign to boost its role as a regional trade hub.

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Millions of creatures swarm Oregon Coast

Beachgoers are noticing unusual "pickle" looking sea creatures washing up on Oregon's coast.

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Millions of insecure gadgets exposed in European cities: report

LONDON (Reuters) - A year after a wave of denial-of-service attacks knocked out major websites around the world, millions of unsecured printers, network gear and webcams remain undefended against attack across major European cities, a report published on Tuesday said.

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Millions of insecure gadgets exposed in European cities –report

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - A year after a wave of denial-of-service attacks knocked out major websites around the world, millions of unsecured printers, network gear and webcams remain undefended against attack across major European cities, a report published on Tuesday said.

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8 skeletons found on boat that washed up on Japan's coast

At least four ships have washed up on Japan's west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven't confirmed their origin, signs suggest they're from North Korea.

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Eight bodies found in boat washed up on Japan beach: coast guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - Eight bodies, which had been reduced partly to skeletons, were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in the sea of Japan, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.

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Japan coast guard finds body of dead male suspected from North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Coast Guard found the body of a male and parts of a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan's outlying islands on Saturday, an official said.

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Fire in hotel on Georgia's Black Sea coast kills 11

TBILISI (Reuters) - A fire in a hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi killed 11 people, an official said on Saturday.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Editorial: When a Tax Cut Costs Millions Their Medical Coverage

Republicans couldn’t kill Obamacare. Their latest plan could be almost as damaging to people’s health.

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Trump celebrates economy at Coast Guard visit

The President and first lady met with Coast Guard members and their families to thank them at the Coast Guard Station Lake Worth.

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Trump visits Coast Guard for Thanksgiving

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit a US Coast Guard station in Riviera Beach, Florida.

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Bodyguard to armed Oregon occupation leader sentenced to probation

(Reuters) - A man who tried to get Mormon church leaders to mediate an end to last year's occupation of a federal wildlife center in Oregon by armed militants was sentenced on Wednesday to two years on probation for his own brief role in the takeover.

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BRIEF-UK CMA says it provisionally found that Concordia overcharged NHS by millions

* ‍CMA HAS PROVISIONALLY FOUND THAT CONCORDIA ABUSED ITS DOMINANT POSITION TO OVERCHARGE NHS BY MILLIONS FOR ESSENTIAL THYROID DRUG​

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RPT-From Las Vegas to Washington D.C., lobbyists swarm U.S. Congress on tax bill

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Recreational vehicle retailers from across the country were sipping morning coffee at a convention in Las Vegas earlier this month when word whipped through the hotel's "dealers' lounge" that the U.S. Congress was considering tax law changes threatening their businesses.

United States Coast Guard nytimes.com

Feature: The Coast Guard’s ‘Floating Guantánamos’

In an expansion of the war on drugs, the U.S. Coast Guard is targeting low-level smugglers in international waters — shackling them on ships for weeks or even months before arraignment in American courts.

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From Las Vegas to Washington D.C., lobbyists swarm U.S. Congress on tax bill

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Recreational vehicle retailers from across the country were sipping morning coffee at a convention in Las Vegas earlier this month when word whipped through the hotel's "dealers' lounge" that the U.S. Congress was considering tax law changes threatening their businesses.

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

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

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Why rich people spend millions on art

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Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

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

Bonney, William nytimes.com

A Photo of Billy the Kid Bought for $10 at a Flea Market May Be Worth Millions

Experts say it’s a rare, valuable tintype of the famous outlaw, with Pat Garrett, the man who later killed him.

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Ivory Coast to expel cocoa farmers from largest forest reserve

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Top cocoa producer Ivory Coast will launch an operation to expel thousands of illegal farmers from the Goin-Debe forest reserve, the West African nation's largest, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

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At least 15 dead in flash floods on Greek coast

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) - Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.

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U.N. warns millions at risk in Yemen, urges Saudi coalition to open ports

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. aid coordinator called on the Saudi-led coalition to open all Yemen's seaports urgently on Tuesday, saying millions of lives were at risk.

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Under New Guidelines, Millions of Americans Will Need to Lower Blood Pressure

Experts set new targets for treatment of hypertension on Monday, greatly expanding the number of adults who will qualify for the diagnosis.

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He's spending millions on finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease

It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.

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Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off east coast of Japan: USGS

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said.

Elections, Mayors nytimes.com

De Blasio Coasts to Re-election, as Second-Term Challenges Await

It remains to be seen if Mayor Bill de Blasio’s win on Tuesday will help him push his agenda in Albany and beyond.

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Trump: Kim Jong Un threatening millions of lives

During a joint press conference in Seoul, President Donald Trump laid out the US policy and its position in dealing with a possible North Korea nuclear threat.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Republican Plan Would Raise Taxes on Millions

The Republican tax bill would cut taxes on average, but it would raise them on millions of middle-class families, especially those with large medical expenses.

Tax Shelters nytimes.com

The Paradise Papers: Millions of Leaked Files Shine Light on Where the Elite Hide Their Money

The leak, called the Paradise Papers, centers on an offshore law firm that has helped obscure the wealth of multinational companies and the superrich.

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Bolstered Libyan coast guard intercepts packed migrant boat

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's European-backed coast guard on Saturday turned back more than 150 migrants trying to reach Italy by boat amid its heightened efforts to block such crossings of the Mediterranean.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Poised for West Coast Dominance, Democrats Eye Grand Agenda

A special election in Washington State could give Democrats a free hand to enact liberal policies, including on climate, across the entire West Coast.

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Millions either malnourished or obese in global nutrition crisis

LONDON (Reuters) - Almost every country in the world now has serious nutrition problems, either due to over-eating leading to obesity or a lack of food leading to undernutrition, according to a major study published on Saturday.

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DC swamp creatures lie in wait for Trump's tax bill

It's Donald Trump and the Republicans versus the Washington swamp's most devious predators in the legislative duel of a generation.

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Millions of Americans exposed to Russian content on Instagram, Facebook says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About 20 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook Inc disclosed on Wednesday as lawmakers questioned tech companies about Russia's use of social media to try to influence the vote.

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UPDATE 1-Millions of Americans exposed to Russian content on Instagram, Facebook says

WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - About 20 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook Inc disclosed on Wednesday as lawmakers questioned tech companies about Russia's use of social media to try to influence the vote.

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Disease could halve Ivory Coast first-quarter cocoa output: exporters

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Cocoa production in top grower Ivory Coast could fall by nearly half in the first quarter of next year because of disease that has wiped out a significant portion of pods, exporters said.

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Libyan coast guard intercepts nearly 300 migrants east of Tripoli

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's coastguard intercepted 299 migrants from sub-Saharan African countries on two rubber boats east of Tripoli on Thursday, officials said.

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Manafort spent millions on homes, rugs, clothes: court filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, the indicted former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, spent almost $1 million on eight rugs in two years and more than $1.3 million on clothes from shops in Beverly Hills, California, and New York City.

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Climate change harms health worldwide as millions swelter: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change has caused severe harm to human health since the year 2000 by stoking more heat waves, the spread of some mosquito-borne diseases and under-nutrition as crops fail, scientists said on Tuesday.

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Manafort's millions: How the feds says he spent lavishly

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Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop ahead of the dry season

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - High temperatures and light rain helped the start of the cocoa crop in the world's top exporter Ivory Coast last week after heavy rains in recent months, farmers said on Monday.

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

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

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America Movil's network fees may cost rivals millions: AT&T

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - For every peso cent Mexican mogul Carlos Slim's America Movil can charge for interconnection fees, the company's competitors in Mexico would collectively pay about $20 million per year, according to estimates from rival AT&T Inc provided to Reuters.

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Brown rot affects Ivory Coast cocoa harvest: farmers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Brown rot disease will reduce the size of the cocoa harvest in Ivory Coast, farmers said on Wednesday.

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Mega Millions just got more expensive to play and harder to win

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

ICE Arrested a Man in Oregon Without a Warrant. Senators Want to Know Why.

People “do not lose their constitutional protection from warrantless search and seizure simply because ICE believes they may be immigrants,” lawmakers said.

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Sunny weather provides relief for Ivory Coast cocoa farmers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - The sunniest weather in three months should improve the size and quality of Ivory Coast's main crop just before harvesting picks up next month, farmers said on Monday.

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U.S. Midwest oil refiners boost output, cut region's dependence on Gulf Coast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refineries from Ohio to Minnesota are capitalizing on access to cheap crude from Western Canada and North Dakota oilfields, helping their region break a historic dependence on fuel from the Gulf Coast while redrawing oil trade maps.

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Storm Brian clobbers Ireland and British coastal towns, buildings damaged

TENBY, Wales (Reuters) - Storm Brian battered towns in Ireland and along the western coast of England and Wales on Saturday, with gusts and high seas causing heavy damage to buildings.

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Study links pollution to millions of deaths worldwide

LONDON (Reuters) - Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study.

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After massive quakes, millions in Mexico turn to early warning app

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Since two massive earthquakes hit Mexico in September, claiming more than 460 lives, an early warning start-up called SkyAlert has doubled its users to 5.8 million, making it one of the country's most downloaded apps.

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Amazon Web Services resolves connectivity issues in Oregon region

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's web services unit said on Wednesday that it resolved connectivity issues that affected its Direct Connect customers in the Oregon region in the United States.

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Amazon Web Services investigating connectivity issues in Oregon region

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's web services unit said it was investigating connectivity issues affecting its Direct Connect customers in the Oregon region in the United States.

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In the future, you might work out with a swarm of drones

What may replace wrist-worn fitness trackers in the future? From swarms of drones to sensors hidden in your socks, experts weigh in on how we might track our workouts and our health in the years to come.

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Kaepernick stands to win millions

Colin Kaepernick isn't playing this season, and that's costing him millions.

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Mix of sun and rain in Ivory Coast to boost cocoa crop

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Heavy rains continued last week in most of top grower Ivory Coast's main cocoa regions but increased sunny spells are expected to boost the nascent main crop, farmers said on Monday.

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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said.

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At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said.

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CORRECTED-Bank of America grows Merrill Edge reach to customers with thousands, not millions

NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp has been quickly expanding its reach to those who are not wealthy enough to be customers of financial advisors within its Merrill Lynch brokerage, but have enough money to open an investment account.

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CORRECTED-Bank of America grows brokerage reach to customers with thousands, not millions

NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp has been quickly expanding its reach to those who are not wealthy enough to be customers of financial advisors within its Merrill Lynch brokerage, but have enough money to open an investment account.

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Chevron ditches plans to drill off Australia's south coast

MELBOURNE, Oct 13 (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Chevron Corp has abandoned plans to explore the deep water off Australia's south coast, long seen as a promising prospect, as weak oil prices are making the work hard to justify, the company said on Friday.

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Subway Delays Cost New Yorkers Millions Annually, Report Finds

A study by the city’s Independent Budget Office estimated weekday subway delays resulted in $307 million of lost work time in a 12-month period.

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Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every year

ZURICH (Reuters) - While London's sewers can get clogged with fatbergs made up of grease and diapers, it seems Switzerland's waste system is flecked with silver and gold.

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Uber says UK National Insurance contributions would cost tens of millions of pounds

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber said on Tuesday that paying National Insurance contributions for its British drivers would add tens of millions of pounds to the taxi app's costs were they to be deemed employees.

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UPDATE 2-Uber says UK National Insurance contributions would cost tens of millions of pounds

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Uber said on Tuesday that paying National Insurance contributions for its British drivers would add tens of millions of pounds to the taxi app's costs were they to be deemed employees.

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Uber says giving UK drivers worker rights would cost tens of millions of pounds

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber said on Tuesday that treating its British drivers as workers, entitling them to rights such as the minimum wage and holiday pay, would add tens of millions of pounds to the taxi app's costs.

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Aide to Ivory Coast parliament speaker arrested over arms cache

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast authorities arrested a senior aide to parliament speaker Guillaume Soro on Monday, a prosecutor said, accusing him of possessing and distributing weapons to destabilize the state during an army mutiny earlier this year.

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Ethnic land dispute forces thousands to flee in Ivory Coast cocoa belt

GUIGLO, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - An ethnic-fueled land dispute has driven thousands of farmers off illegal plantations in Ivory Coast's main cocoa belt, threatening the start of the harvest in the world's top producer.

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Trump's businesses are losing millions in Scotland

President Trump's businesses in Scotland are losing huge amounts of money.

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CSX resumes rail operations to U.S. Gulf Coast areas following Nate

Oct 9 (Reuters) - CSX Corp said on Monday it has fully resumed operations into New Orleans, Louisiana and other U.S. Gulf Coast areas following the landfall of Hurricane Nate over the weekend.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

In a Season of Monsters, Gulf Coast Feels Lucky All It Got Was Nate

Hurricane Nate sped ashore in Mississippi as a Category 1 storm and quickly weakened, leaving Gulf Coast residents relieved that it wasn’t worse.

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Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical storm after hitting U.S. Gulf coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nate swept ashore in Mississippi on Sunday with strong winds rattling the doors of Biloxi's many casinos and lashing rain flooding the gambling floors and surrounding highways, although the fast-moving former hurricane was expected to rapidly weaken as it moved inland.

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UPDATE 3-Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical storm after hitting U.S. Gulf coast

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nate swept ashore in Mississippi on Sunday with strong winds rattling the doors of Biloxi's many casinos and lashing rain flooding the gambling floors and surrounding highways, although the fast-moving former hurricane was expected to rapidly weaken as it moved inland.

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Nate lashes the Gulf Coast after landfall

Hurricane Nate triggered hurricane, tropical storm and storm surge warnings through a swath of the Gulf states, as residents braced for the third hurricane to hit the US mainland in six weeks.

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Hurricane Nate floods streets as it slams U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate slammed the Mississippi Coast on Sunday with destructive winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways throughout the region as the fast moving Category 1 storm made landfall.

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Hurricane Nate makes landfall at U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday evening, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain and potential flooding.

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New Orleans and Gulf Coast hunker down as Hurricane Nate makes landfall

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday evening, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain and flooding.

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New Orleans and Gulf Coast hunker down as Hurricane Nate nears

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The U.S. Gulf Coast braced for Hurricane Nate to make landfall east of New Orleans as a Category 2 storm on Saturday evening, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain, flooding and winds of 100 miles per hour (160 km per hour).

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UPDATE 3-Oil output on U.S. Gulf Coast curtailed as Hurricane Nate nears

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate had curtailed 92 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output and up to 3 percent of refining capacity on Saturday as it sped toward energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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UPDATE 2-Oil output on U.S. Gulf Coast curtailed as Hurricane Nate nears

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate had curtailed 92 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output and up to 3 percent of refining capacity as of Saturday afternoon as it sped toward energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

Nate Gains Strength and Speeds Toward the Gulf Coast

Forecasters warn of a “life-threatening” storm surge as a stretch of coast from Louisiana to Alabama awaits the latest hurricane.

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Hurricane Nate targets U.S. Gulf Coast after raking Central America

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate strengthened on Saturday as it churned through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to power into the U.S. central Gulf Coast to the east of New Orleans as a Category 2 storm after killing at least 30 people in Central America.

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UPDATE 1-Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Bites: On an Oregon Lake, a Lodge Serving Kicked-Up Camp Food

After a renovation, the Suttle Lodge emanates a sort of Wes Anderson Goes Glamping vibe, with a menu of expertly executed grown-up camp food.

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Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. central Gulf Coast after killing 25

MANAGUA (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was expected to strengthen on Saturday and make landfall, threatening the U.S. central Gulf Coast with strong winds and storm surges after killing at least 25 people in Central America.

Weather nytimes.com

Another Storm, This One Called Nate, Takes Aim at Gulf Coast

Harvey, Irma, Maria and now Nate. This storm, not as strong as the others, is expected to hit the northern Gulf Coast late Saturday or early Sunday.

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Storm Nate heads for U.S. Gulf Coast after 25 die in Central America

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Oil and gas producers pulled staff from offshore platforms while Alabama, Florida and Mississippi declared states of emergency as Tropical Storm Nate twisted toward the U.S. Gulf Coast on Friday after killing at least 25 people in Central America.

Adoptions nytimes.com

Canada to Pay Millions in Indigenous Lawsuit Over Forced Adoptions

A 1960s government program took indigenous children from their families and put them up for adoption by nonnative parents.

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U.S. Gulf Coast prepares for tropical storm that killed 22

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Oil and gas producers pulled staff from offshore platforms while Alabama, Florida and Mississippi declared states of emergency as Tropical Storm Nate twisted toward the U.S. Gulf Coast on Friday after killing at least 22 people in Central America.

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U.S. Gulf Coast producers, refiners brace for Tropical Storm Nate

HOUSTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Oil and gas producers were gearing up for the second storm in as many months to affect the U.S. Gulf Coast as a fast-moving tropical storm off Central America threatens to develop into a hurricane.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

Nate Expected to Hit Gulf Coast as a Hurricane

Tropical Storm Nate was expected to strengthen into a hurricane. Officials cautioned that residents anywhere from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle could be at risk.

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New tropical storm poses threat to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Nate formed Thursday morning in the southwestern Caribbean, and early forecast models show it taking aim this weekend at the central US Gulf Coast, likely as a minor hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Tropical Storm Nate forms near Nicaraguan coast

(Reuters) - Tropical Depression Sixteen strengthened into Tropical Storm Nate near the coast of Nicaragua, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.

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Tropical depression could hit Gulf Coast

Though summer officially ended almost two weeks ago, hurricane season is still in full swing, with a new storm forming in the southwestern Caribbean near Central America.

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AfDB delays vote on financing for Ivory Coast Airbus purchase

ABIDJAN, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The board of directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday delayed a vote on a $296 million financing package for Ivory Coast national airline Air Cote d'Ivoire's purchase of five new Airbus A320s, the bank said.

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Greece overcomes forestry setback to develop Athens coastal resort

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has won an appeal over objections from forestry officials to a major tourism project in Athens that forms part of its third international bailout, overcoming one of the...

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Tunisia rescues 140 migrants off its coast

TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian navy rescued 98 Tunisians fleeing to Europe when their boat started to sink off Kerkenah on the southeast coast late on Saturday, the national guard said.

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011) nytimes.com

After the Tsunami, Japan’s Sea Creatures Crossed an Ocean

Hundreds of species — mussels, crabs and others — traveled thousands of miles on plastic debris to American shores.

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Extortionist seeking millions by poisoning supermarket food: German police

BERLIN (Reuters) - A man slipped a potentially lethal poison into food, including baby food, on sale in some German supermarkets in an extortion scheme aimed at raising millions of euros, police said on Thursday. No cases of poisoning had been reported so far.

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A week after the storm hit Puerto Rico, millions of Americans are struggling to survive

A week after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, millions of people are struggling to survive without basic necessities.

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UPDATE 2-Australia's east coast LNG producers avert export curbs

* Competition watchdog to keep close eye on gas bids, offers (Adds Shell, APLNG, ACCC comments)

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Millions in the middle class will feel it if GOP kills this tax break

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Rescue ship says Libyan coast guard shot at and boarded it, seeking migrants

ROME (Reuters) - A Libyan coast guard vessel fired shots and boarded a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean on Tuesday, demanding that the migrants on board be handed over to them, a spokesman for the Mission Lifeline charity said.

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US B-1B bombers fly near North Korean coast

US Air Force bombers flew into international airspace over waters east of North Korea to demonstrate that President Donald Trump "has many military options to defeat any threat," according to the Pentagon.

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New Jersey Man Who Won Millions in Powerball Lottery Is Accused of Molesting Girl

Pedro Quezada, who won $338 million in 2013, was charged with sexual assault. His lawyer said his accuser had fabricated the charges to get his money.

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CBO: Millions would lose comprehensive coverage

The Congressional Budget Office has released a partial score of the GOP's plan to repeal Obamacare, saying the Graham-Cassidy bill would reduce the budget deficit by at least $133 billion but millions of people would lose comprehensive health insurance.

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Hurricane Maria is sending high winds and surf up the East Coast

The East Coast is bracing for high winds and treacherous surf from Hurricane Maria, days after the storm caused widespread devastation in the Caribbean.

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Hurricane Maria weaker, likely to pass well off southeast U.S. coast - NHC

(Reuters) - Hurricane Maria has weakened slightly and the category 1 storm is expected to move well east of the southeast coast of the United States over the next day or so, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday.

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Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes off Mexican west coast

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off the Mexican west coast on Sunday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

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UPDATE 3-Court ruling favours Ghana in ocean border dispute with Ivory Coast

* Border drawn close to Ghana's desired boundary (Adds reaction from Ghana in paragraph 5)

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East Coast urged to monitor Maria

After clobbering Caribbean islands through the week, Hurricane Maria could bring "direct impacts" to the US East Coast in the coming days.

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North Korea says rockets to U.S. 'inevitable' as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday firing its rockets at the U.S. mainland was "inevitable" after U.S. President Donald Trump called Pyongyang's leader "rocket man", in a further escalation of rhetoric between the two countries over the North's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program.

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U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday, in a show of force the Pentagon said demonstrated the range of military options available to President Donald Trump.

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U.S. bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday in a show of force the Pentagon said demonstrated the range of military options available to President Donald Trump.

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UPDATE 2-Court ruling favours Ghana in ocean border dispute with Ivory Coast

DAKAR/ACCRA, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary favouring Ghana in a dispute with its neighbour Ivory Coast, opening the way for development drilling to resume on Ghana's multi-billion dollar TEN deepwater oil and gas project.

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Tullow to ramp up TEN output after Ghana, Ivory Coast ruling

DAKAR, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Tullow Oil said on Saturday that an international ruling on an ocean boundary between Ghana and Ivory Coast would leave its TEN fields within Ghanaian waters, allowing it to resume new drilling around year end.

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BRIEF-Avista receives commission decision in Oregon natural gas rate case

* Concluded with an order from public utility commission of Oregon (PUC) that approves all-party settlement filed in May 2017

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Millions may be left uninsured under Obamacare repeal bill

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Philanthropists pledge millions for better U.N. data on women

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - P hilanthropists pledged millions of dollars to fund U.N. data gathering on Thursday, saying it was vital to learn more about the world's women to tackle the poverty that disproportionately affects them.

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Jose weakens to tropical storm, to bring rip currents to U.S. East Coast: NHC

(Reuters) - Jose, previously a hurricane, has weakened into a tropical storm, but is still likely to bring dangerous surf and rip currents along the U.S. East Coast for several more days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.

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WWI German U-boat found off Belgian coast

A sunken German WWI U-boat has been discovered in the North Sea off the coast of Belgium.

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'SNL' is staying live coast to coast this season

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Well-preserved wreck of WWI German submarine found off Belgian coast

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of 23 crew members, has been found off the Belgian coast, Belgian broadcaster VRT said on Tuesday.

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Rescued migrants say lucky to dodge Libyan coastal clampdown

ABOARD AQUARIUS RESCUE SHIP (Reuters) - Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean last week said they had been lucky to dodge increased sea and police patrols along the Western coast of Libya that have dramatically reduced arrivals in Italy since July.

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Hurricane Jose staying off U.S. East Coast as Storm Maria forms

(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose is expected to pass east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and remain off the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to New England, while Tropical Storm Maria formed and is forecast to become a hurricane early next week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.

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U.N. provides Cuba with food aid after Irma rips up coast

HAVANA (Reuters) - The United Nations' World Food Programme said on Saturday it was launching a $5.7 million operation in Cuba to help feed nearly 700,000 people in areas most affected by Hurricane Irma.

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Hurricane Jose's center seen staying off U.S. East Coast: NHC

(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose's center is forecast to pass well east of the North Caroline coast on Monday and to remain offshore from Virginia to New England, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.

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Hurricane Jose Spins North, With East Coast Watching Warily

There is a good chance that the storm, which appears to have strengthened, will not make landfall. Still, forecasters are urging vigilance.

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Jose strengthens to hurricane again, goes up off East Coast: NHC

(Reuters) - Jose regained hurricane strength in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and might possibly threaten New York and New England, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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Hurricane Max makes landfall on Mexico's touristy Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Max, a Category 1 hurricane, touched down on Mexico's west coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, bearing down on a region popular with tourists that includes resorts like Acapulco, Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa.

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Hurricane Max heads toward Mexico's touristy Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Max, a Category 1 hurricane, churned toward Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, bearing down on a region popular with tourists that includes resorts like Acapulco, Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa.

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Hurricane Max churns toward Mexico's touristy Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Max became a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, moving toward Mexico's tourist-heavy Pacific coast and bearing down on a region that includes resorts like Acapulco, Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa.

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Tropical storm Max forms off Mexico's Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical storm Max formed on Wednesday off Mexico's Pacific coast, but it was not expected to gain much strength before making landfall near the resort of Acapulco on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

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Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma; millions still without power

HOLLYWOOD, Fla./SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Irma climbed on Wednesday, with authorities reporting six patients at a Florida nursing home died after it had lost power, as millions struggled with no electricity and scarce essential services in the storm-hit state.

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Millions of people are without electricity as they try to figure out how to rebuild their homes and their lives

Florida residents are facing days without power after Hurricane Irma uprooted homes, trees and power lines alike, leaving millions without electricity in simmering temperatures.

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REFILE-Facebook pays millions for reality show on NFL's Marshawn Lynch

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is paying Time Warner Inc's Bleacher Report millions of dollars for a reality show on NFL player Marshawn Lynch, the sports site told Reuters - a sign that the social media firm is willing to pay top dollar to lure viewers and ads to its Watch video service.

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Officials warn it may be 10 days before electricity is fully restored on state's west coast

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Facebook pays millions for reality show on NFL's Marshawn Lynch

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is paying Time Warner Inc's Bleacher Report millions of dollars for a reality show on NFL player Marshawn Lynch, the sports site told Reuters - a sign that the social media firm is willing to pay top dollar to lure viewers and ads to its Watch video service.

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Irma's U.S. death toll rises; residents start to return to Florida coast

FLORIDA CITY/MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida allowed some residents to return on Tuesday to areas hammered by Hurricane Irma's high winds and storm surge, while the death toll rose in the second major hurricane to hit the United States this year.

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PRO14 chief executive keen on U.S. east coast expansion

(Reuters) - The chief executive of PRO14 believes it is the matter of "when, not if" a team based on the east coast of the United States will join the cross-hemisphere tournament.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Our Vital, Vulnerable Coasts

We live by the ocean to work, to play, to heal. But in an unguarded moment, it can swallow us whole.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Coast Guard, EPA cleaning up a dozen Texas chemical spills after Harvey

HOUSTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said.

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U.S. Coast Guard, EPA cleaning up a dozen Texas chemical spills after Harvey

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said.

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Mexico rushes aid to millions after powerful quake; death toll at 96

JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and killed 96 others, authorities said on Monday, as officials rushed to get food and water to stricken communities in the poor south.

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US Coast Guard, EPA cleaning up a dozen Texas chemical spills after Harvey

HOUSTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said.

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BP files for IPO of U.S. Midwest, Gulf Coast pipeline assets

(Reuters) - British energy company BP on Monday filed for an initial public offering of its U.S. Midwest and Gulf Coast pipeline assets.

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UPDATE 1-BP files for IPO of U.S. Midwest, Gulf Coast pipeline assets

Sept 11 (Reuters) - British energy company BP on Monday filed for an initial public offering of its U.S. Midwest and Gulf Coast pipeline assets.

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Mexico rushes aid to millions after huge quake; death toll at 96

JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and killed 96 others, authorities said on Monday, as officials rushed to get food and water to afflicted communities in the poor south.

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Weakening but still potent Irma aims full force at Florida's Gulf Coast

FORT MYERS, Fla./MIAMI (Reuters) - A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida's Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving millions of homes and businesses without power while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers across the state in Miami.

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Irma aims full fury at Florida's Gulf Coast, floods central Miami

FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma lashed the Gulf Coast of Florida with the brunt of its fury on Sunday afternoon, knocking out electricity to 2.5 million homes and businesses statewide while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers in Miami.

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'Pray for us': Millions hunker down as deadly Irma slams into Florida

MIAMI/FORT MYERS, Fla (Reuters) - Millions of people huddled in shelters or battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, hit the state with 130-mph (210 kph) winds.

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Irma menaces Florida's Gulf Coast after striking Cuba

REMEDIOS, Cuba (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba's northern coast on Saturday and barreled toward Florida's Gulf Coast as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of millions of residents hours before the storm lashes the state.

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Hurricane Irma downgraded as it tears into Cuba's northern coast

HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma weakened slightly on Saturday as it battered Cuba's northern coast while millions of Florida residents were told to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left devastation in its wake.

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Hurricane Irma Live Updates: Storm Strikes Cuba; Millions Told to Leave Florida

A re-energized Irma made landfall in Cuba as a Category 5 and has prompted one of the largest evacuations in American history.

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Hurricane Irma strengthens, tears into Cuba's northern coast

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma walloped Cuba's northern coast on Saturday as a Category 5 storm, as millions of Florida residents were ordered to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left catastrophic destruction in its wake.

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Millions in Florida evacuate as Hurricane Irma pounds Cuba

HAVANA (Reuters) - Millions in Florida were ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Irma roared toward the state after lashing Cuba, killing 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake.

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Millions in Florida evacuate as Hurricane Irma pounds Cuba, heads north

HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba as it roared toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake.

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Oregon college shooter wrote of kinship with mass killers in manifesto

(Reuters) - A gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon college in 2015 wrote of his demonic views and how he shared a bond with other mass killers, documents released by authorities showed on Friday.

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REFILE-RPT-Harvey may pinch some Gulf Coast refining, chemical projects

NEW YORK/HOUSTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Oil and petrochemical plants along the U.S. Gulf Coast intend to go ahead with plans for near record spending on expansions next year, despite Hurricane Harvey driving up labor costs and slowing work, experts said.

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REFILE-Harvey may pinch some Gulf Coast refining, chemical projects

NEW YORK/HOUSTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Oil and petrochemical plants along the U.S. Gulf Coast intend to go ahead with plans for near record spending on expansions next year, despite Hurricane Harvey driving up labor costs and slowing work, experts said.

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Hurricane Katia strengthens on slow path to Mexican coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Katia strengthened as it moved slowly towards the Mexican Gulf coast on Friday and was expected to pick up speed before approaching land early on Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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‘I Smell Cash’: How the A.T.F. Spent Millions Unchecked

A pair of informants got $6 million and agents spent freely. The Justice Department fought to keep records of the operation secret.

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8.0-magnitude quake strikes off coast of southern Mexico

A strong earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico, near the border with Guatemala, the US Geological Survey reported Friday. The quake, which was felt as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City, had a preliminary magnitude of 8.0, it said. It struck off the Pacific Coast 74 miles southwest of Tres Picos, Mexico. Tres Picos is 600 miles southeast of Mexico City.

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Strong Earthquake Hits Off Mexico’s Coast

The quake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 8, was felt as far away as Mexico City, reports said.

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Strongest quake 'since 1985' strikes off Mexican coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 8 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings across the center and south of the country and sending people running into the streets in the capital.

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Hurricane Irma threatens power losses for millions in Florida

Sept 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma poses a bigger menace to power supplies in Florida than Hurricane Harvey did in Texas because Irma is packing near 200 mile-per-hour winds (320 km/h) that could down power lines, close nuclear plants and threats to leave millions of homes and businesses in the dark for weeks.

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Harvey may pinch some Gulf Coast refining, chemical projects

NEW YORK/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil and petrochemical plants along the U.S. Gulf Coast intend to go ahead with plans for near record spending on expansions next year, despite Hurricane Harvey driving up labor costs and slowing work, experts said.

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Hurricane Katia spins off Mexico Gulf coast, menaces Veracruz

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Katia wheeled in place off the Mexican Gulf coast on Thursday, but it was expected to gain strength before it approached land by late Friday or early Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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Hurricane Katia churns off Mexican coast before expected drift to land

(Reuters) - Hurricane Katia churned almost 200 miles (322 km) off the Gulf coast of Mexico on Wednesday evening before an expected turn towards land that could dump heavy rain on eastern states in the coming days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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BRIEF-Semgroup’s Gulf coast operations fully online following Hurricane Harvey

* Semgroup’s Gulf Coast operations fully online following hurricane harvey

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Florida's east coast most likely to be impacted

The east coast of Florida is likely to feel the ferocious punch of Hurricane Irma's outer bands on Saturday, and the storm could rumble very near or pass over Miami on Sunday, forecast models show.

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Teen suspected of starting Oregon wildfire

Oregon State Police have identified a teenager they believe started the raging Eagle Creek Fire that has now merged with another fire, burning 31,000 acres and forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate.

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Oregon wildfire ravages picturesque gorge, ash chokes communities

(Reuters) - A wildfire outside Portland, Oregon, forced hundreds of local residents to evacuate on Tuesday as it ravaged the picturesque Columbia River Gorge and sent burning embers raining on communities miles away.

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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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UPDATE 1-Ship traffic could resume Tuesday at Port Arthur, Texas -U.S. Coast Guard

HOUSTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday allowed some barge traffic to enter Port Arthur, Texas, home of the country's largest oil refinery, and is considering allowing ships to enter on Tuesday, a spokesman said.

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Ship traffic could resume Tuesday at Port Arthur, Texas -U.S. Coast Guard

HOUSTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday allowed some barge traffic to enter Port Arthur, Texas, home of the country's largest oil refinery, and is considering allowing ships to enter on Tuesday, a spokesman said.

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Dozens of prisoners on the run in central Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Close to 100 prisoners escaped from prison in central Ivory Coast on Sunday in one of many security breaches in the West African economic powerhouse this year, state radio said.

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Gunmen kill two policemen at church on Kenya's coast

MOMBASA (Reuters) - Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Kenya's southern coast on Sunday in an attack that police said bore the hallmarks of Somalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

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Watch Coast Guard rescue stranded residents

CNN's Anderson Cooper is aboard a helicopter in Beaumont, Texas, where the US Coast Guard is rescuing residents stranded on a roof.

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U.S. Coast Guard reopens some Texas ports with restrictions

(Reuters) - The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday said the ports of Houston, Texas City, Galveston and Freeport have been reopened with restrictions on vessel traffic after they were closed due to storm Harvey.

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U.S. conducts missile defense test off Hawaii coast

(Reuters) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Navy successfully conducted a missile defense test off the coast of Hawaii, MDA said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Libyan coastguard rescues 300 off Tripoli: official

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's coastguard rescued more than 300 migrants on Tuesday at sea west of the capital Tripoli, a spokesman said.