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Sen. Scott: Tax reform not about numbers

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Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) says the goal of tax reform is to deliver money back to people who are struggling and feel "stuck in the shadows." [Source]

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News Analysis: File Your Taxes on a Postcard? A G.O.P. Promise Marked Undeliverable

The tax bill on the cusp of being passed by Congress is not the grand simplification of the code that Republicans promised when they set out to eliminate tax breaks and cut the number of tax brackets.

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It looks like tax reform is already paying off with the GOP base

Republicans in Congress say passing their sweeping tax reform plan will be a Christmas gift to the American people -- and it looks like Republican voters are already starting to give back.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip, US tax reform woes dent sentiment

TOKYO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Asian shares erased earlier modest gains on Friday with sentiment dented by Wall Street's weakness on concerns about the progress of U.S. tax reform, though regional stocks remain on track for a weekly rise.

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Asian shares slip, U.S. tax reform woes dent sentiment

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares erased earlier modest gains on Friday but were still on track for a weekly rise, as sentiment was hurt by Wall Street's weakness on concerns about the progress of U.S. tax reform.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip, U.S. tax reform woes dent sentiment

TOKYO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Asian shares erased earlier modest gains on Friday but were still on track for a weekly rise, as sentiment was hurt by Wall Street's weakness on concerns about the progress of U.S. tax reform.

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BRIEF-BioDelivery Sciences Reacquires Onsolis From Collegium Pharmaceutical

* BIODELIVERY SCIENCES REACQUIRES ONSOLIS® FROM COLLEGIUM PHARMACEUTICAL

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BRIEF-Scotts Miracle-Gro Co Says CEO James Hagedorn's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $22.1 mln

* SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO SAYS CEO JAMES HAGEDORN'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $22.1 MILLION VERSUS $8.5 MILLION IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING

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Despite parliament defeat, Britain's May on course to deliver Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Theresa May said on Thursday she was on course to deliver Brexit and a new partnership with the European Union, shrugging off a parliamentary defeat that could weaken her hand as the decisive phase of talks begins.

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Wall Street climbs as tax reform enters last lap

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed higher on Thursday, boosted by gains in technology and banking shares and aided by news that the Republicans' tax code overhaul should face final votes in Congress before the year-end.

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Analysis: 8 numbers that should terrify Republicans

The Alabama Senate race is over. Doug Jones -- improbably -- is coming to Washington as the next senator from the state. Roy Moore isn't.

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Target buys same-day delivery service

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BRIEF-Target To Buy Same-Day Delivery Platform Shipt Inc For $550 Mln

* TARGET CORP SAYS AGREED TO BUY SHIPT INC, AN ONLINE SAME DAY DELIVERY PLATFORM, FOR $550 MILLION IN CASH

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As resistance builds, Macron shifts focus away from euro reform

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron, concerned that a divisive discussion over euro zone reform might undermine his broader European agenda, has begun prioritizing other areas of EU cooperation, French officials say.

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France expects slow but massive impact from labor reforms: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms will be slow to bear fruit but eventually have a massive impact on France's stubbornly high unemployment, his labor minister said Tuesday after data showed a slowdown in new job creation.

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BRIEF-Intrepid Announces Delivery Of New 777-300ER To Philippine Airlines​

* INTREPID AVIATION LTD - ‍INTREPID ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF NEW 777-300ER TO PHILIPPINE AIRLINES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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GOP tinkers with a Rubik's Cube of tax reform

When it comes to the GOP tax plan currently in the conference committee process, everything is interconnected.

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BRIEF-Stepan CFO Scott Beamer To Resign - SEC Filing

* STEPAN SAYS ON DEC 8, SCOTT BEAMER, CFO, NOTIFIED CO HE INTENDS TO RESIGN - SEC FILING

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BRIEF-Volkswagen says VW brand deliveries rise 11.8 percent in Nov

* SAYS VW BRAND DELIVERIES RISE 11.8 PERCENT TO 594,300 VEHICLES IN NOV

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RPT-UPDATE 2-China's growth objectives clash with financial stability goal - IMF

* IMF releases report on stability of China's financial system

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BRIEF-Seaspan Accepted Delivery Of Teu Containership MSC Madhu B

* ACCEPTED DELIVERY OF MSC MADHU B, AN 11000 TEU CONTAINERSHIP THAT WILL COMMENCE BAREBOAT CHARTER WITH MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING FOR 17 YEARS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Thousands of Romanians protest against proposed judicial reforms

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

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GOP Sen. Collins: Not sure if I will support tax reform plan

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday morning that she hasn't made a decision yet about whether or not she will vote for the the Republican tax reform plan.

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Altidore goal helps propel Toronto FC to first MLS Cup

TORONTO (Reuters) - Jozy Altidore's second half goal helped propel a relentless Toronto FC to a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday to claim their first Major League Soccer championship after a gut-wrenching loss in last year's final.

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Altidore goal propels Toronto FC to first MLS Cup

TORONTO (Reuters) - Jozy Altidore's second half goal propelled a relentless Toronto FC to a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday to claim their first Major League Soccer championship after a gut-wrenching loss in the final last year.

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Lilly's stomach cancer drug meets main goal, but fails to improve survival rate

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly & Co said on Friday a late-stage trial testing its drug, Cyramza, as a gastric cancer treatment met the main goal of preventing the disease from advancing, but failed its secondary target of improving overall survival rates.

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UPDATE 1-Lilly's stomach cancer drug meets main goal, but fails to improve survival rate

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly & Co said on Friday a late-stage trial testing its drug, Cyramza, as a gastric cancer treatment met the main goal of preventing the disease from advancing, but failed its secondary target of improving overall survival rates.

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REFILE-Lilly's Cyramza meets main goal in gastric cancer study

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly & Co said on Friday a late-stage trial testing its drug, Cyramza, as a treatment for a type of gastric cancer met its main goal of preventing the disease from advancing.

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Lilly's Cyramza meets main goal in gastric cancer study

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly & Co said on Friday a late-stage trial testing its drug, Cyramza, as a treatment for a type of gastric cancer met its main goal of preventing the disease from advancing.

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BRIEF-Destination Xl Group Entered Into Letter Agreement With Prescott Group Capital Management

* DESTINATION XL GROUP - ON DEC 6, CO ENTERED INTO LETTER AGREEMENT WITH PRESCOTT GROUP CAPITAL MANAGEMENT L.L.C. & AFFILIATES & THEIR ASSOCIATES

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Venice Commission: Polish judiciary reforms pose a serious risk

WARSAW (Reuters) - The Venice Commission, a panel of constitutional law experts of the human rights body Council of Europe, said on Friday that Poland's proposed court overhaul poses serious risks to all parts of the country's judiciary.

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VW says halts multivan deliveries amid emissions 'uncertainties'

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen said on Friday it had stopped delivering the T6 multivan to dealers after detecting that the diesel model emitted excessive nitrogen oxide levels and had reported the findings to Germany's automotive watchdog (KBA).

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UPDATE 1-SoftBank to invest $300 mln in food delivery firm DoorDash - Recode

Dec 7 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest around $300 million into DoorDash, a San Francisco-based food delivery startup, Recode reported.

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IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

KIEV (Reuters) - The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said she had a constructive phone call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko late on Thursday in which she urged him to speed up the fight against corruption.

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SoftBank to invest $300 million in food delivery firm DoorDash: Recode

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest around $300 million into DoorDash, a San Francisco-based food delivery startup, Recode reported.

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SoftBank to invest $300 mln in food delivery firm DoorDash - Recode

Dec 7 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest around $300 million into DoorDash, a San Francisco-based food delivery startup, Recode reported.

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BRIEF-SoftBank Is Preparing To Invest Around $300 Million Into The Food Delivery Startup Doordash- Recode, Citing Sources

* SOFTBANK IS PREPARING TO INVEST AROUND $300 MILLION INTO THE FOOD DELIVERY STARTUP DOORDASH- RECODE, CITING SOURCES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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California’s Fires, by the Numbers

Just one of the fires raging in Southern California has already burned an area larger than Detroit, fueled by winds nearing hurricane strength. Here’s a look at the numbers behind the state’s worst fire season ever.

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Partial justice for Walter Scott isn't nearly enough

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Trump open to biofuel policy reform, senators say after meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is open to reforming the country's biofuels policy if it can be done in a way that protects jobs in both the refining and agriculture industries, senators said on Thursday after a meeting with Trump on the issue.

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Trump open biofuel policy reform, senators say after meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is open to reforming the country's biofuels policy if it can be done in a way that protects jobs in both the refining and agriculture industries, senators said on Thursday after a meeting with Trump on the issue.

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Michael Slager, Officer Who Killed Walter Scott, Gets 20-Year Sentence

A federal judge announced the sentence nearly seven months after Michael T. Slager pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of Walter L. Scott in North Charleston, S.C.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil markets slump as pension reform odds fade

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Brazilian markets plummeted on Thursday after President Michel Temer's administration failed to gather enough support from lawmakers to put a pension overhaul plan to a vote. A senior lawmaker said on Wednesday that the government's coalition expected to have enough votes later that day to pass the bill, which investors see as crucial to curbing public debt. But a failure to do so led policymakers to put off a decision, originally

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Ryan says GOP will tackle entitlement reform

House Speaker Paul Ryan tells Ross Kaminsky on his talk radio show that the GOP will tackle Medicare, Medicaid and Welfare in 2018. CNN's Alison Kosik reports.

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Dollar hits two-week high on U.S. tax reform optimism, world shares climb

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday over optimism the United States would successfully push through tax reforms, while world shares rebounded after two straight days of losses.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits 2-week high on U.S. tax reform optimism, world shares climb

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday over optimism the United States would successfully push through tax reforms, while world shares rebounded after two straight days of losses.

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UPDATE 2-China's growth objectives clash with financial stability goal - IMF

* IMF releases report on stability of China's financial system

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UPDATE 1-China's growth objectives clash with financial stability goal - IMF

* IMF releases report on stability of China's financial system

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China's growth objectives clash with financial stability goal - IMF

BEIJING, Dec 7 (Reuters) - China should prioritise financial stability above development goals, as pursuit of regional growth targets and helping firms avoid heavy job losses had led to a surge in debt, particularly at local government level, the International Monetary Fund said.

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

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

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Surging online orders slow Wal-Mart delivery network

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

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Airbus faces hectic December to meet 2017 delivery goal

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus lagged Boeing in jet production and sales in the first 11 months of the year but left itself a shot at meeting full-year delivery targets after unblocking delayed engine supplies for its upgraded A320neo jet, company data showed on Wednesday.

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U.S. Air Force unveils criminal reporting reforms in wake of Texas shooting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is toughening its rules for reporting criminal records to the government's gun owner background check database, after a man convicted of assault while in the service was able to purchase guns and later shot and killed 26 people in a Texas church.

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BRIEF-Home Depot On Proposed Tax Reform - Believe Concern Over Mortage Interest Deductibility Overblown

* HOME DEPOT CFO ON PROPOSED TAX REFORM - BELIEVE CONCERN OVER MORTAGE INTEREST DEDUCTIBILITY IS OVERBLOWN

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GOP tax plan has tight timeline and tough poll numbers

The lobbying bonanza has officially kicked into high gear. Name the industry or interest group and they've been on the Hill the last 48 hours to try and persuade, defend or outright defeat various provisions in a tax overhaul that all involved see as a train that's not only moving, but almost to its final destination.

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U.S., France urge Russia to "deliver" Assad delegation to Syria peace talks

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and France called on Russia on Wednesday to deliver the delegation of President Bashar al-Assad to Syria peace talks in Geneva after discussions on ending the six-year war resumed with no sign of the government attending.

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CORRECTED-Delivery Hero to place up to $810 million worth of shares

FRANKFURT, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Delivery Hero, the world's largest online takeaway food delivery group, said on Tuesday it would offer shares worth up to 686 million euros ($810 million) to investors, raking in cash to expand its business through takeovers.

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UPS sees some delivery delays after surge in online holiday orders

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

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UPS faces delivery delays after online shopping frenzy

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Review: With ‘Dark,’ Netflix Delivers Science Fiction With European Roots

The streaming service’s first German production plays like a slower, artsier, more complicated take on “Stranger Things.”

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UPDATE 1-Pizza Hut delivery in Phoenix: 'Would you like beer with that?'

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Pizza Hut on Tuesday began offering beer delivery in a downtown Phoenix restaurant as part of a larger test aimed at setting the chain apart from stronger rivals such as Domino's Pizza Inc.

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CORRECTED-Pizza Hut delivery in Phoenix: 'Would you like beer with that?'

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Pizza Hut on Tuesday began offering beer delivery in a downtown Phoenix restaurant as part of a larger test aimed at setting the chain apart from stronger rivals such as Domino's Pizza Inc.

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Delivery Hero to place $810 million worth of shares

FRANKFURT, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Delivery Hero, the world's largest online takeaway food delivery group, said on Tuesday it would offer shares worth 686 million euros ($810 million) to investors, raking in cash to expand its business through takeovers.

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Pizza Hut delivery in Phoenix: 'Would you like beer with that?'

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Pizza Hut on Tuesday began offering beer delivery in a downtown Phoenix restaurant as part of a larger test aimed at setting the chain apart from stronger rivals such as Domino's Pizza Inc.

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BRIEF-Toll Brothers Says Not Seen Change In Buyer Behavior Amid Tax Reform

* Q4 PROFIT, REVENUE MAINLY HURT BY DELAY IN CLOSING 3 CONDO UNITS, WILL NOW BE DELIVERED IN Q1 - CONF CALL‍​

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Toll Brothers sees no change in buyer behavior due to tax reform

(Reuters) - U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc said on Tuesday it had not seen a potential change in buyers' behavior on the back of a looming U.S. tax reform and that it is encouraged by the potential cut in corporate tax rates.

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Galectin slumps after NASH drug misses main goal of mid-stage trial

(Reuters) - Galectin Therapeutics Inc said its drug for the complex progressive fatty liver disease NASH led to some clinically meaningful results in patients with cirrhosis, but failed to achieve the main goal of a mid-stage trial, sending its shares plunging 48 percent on Tuesday.

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Galectin says NASH drug misses main goal of midstage trial

(Reuters) - Galectin Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its experimental drug for the complex progressive fatty liver disease NASH led to some clinically meaningful results in patients with cirrhosis, but failed to achieve the main goal of a midstage trial.

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Pizza Hut is testing beer and wine delivery

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EU to decide on tax haven blacklist, assess U.S. tax reform

BRUSSELS, Dec 5 (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers plan to adopt a blacklist of tax havens and assess the impact of the United States' planned tax overhaul in a meeting on Tuesday in Brussels.

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Steelers sink Bengals on last-second field goal

(The Sports Xchange) - Chris Boswell's 38-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, capping an injury- and penalty-ridden Monday night matchup at Paul Brown Stadium.

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CVS and Aetna Say Merger Will Improve Your Health Care. Can They Deliver?

The two major health players promise better care and lower costs, but skeptics question whether they can achieve those goals.

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GOP's next goal: Shred the social safety net

The Republican tax bill and its aftermath prove two things about our politics today. First, no matter how much they might insist otherwise, Republicans consistently prioritize the economic advantage and security of big business and the very wealthy at the expense of middle- and low-income Americans. And, second, no matter how much he might insist otherwise, Donald Trump is in perfect lockstep with the core of the Republican economic agenda.

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Scottish lawmakers to pressure RBS to stop branch closures

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish lawmakers will debate a motion calling for Royal Bank of Scotland to halt planned cuts to its branch network, which opponents say will damage the remote communities they are meant to serve.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. tax bill delivers shot in the arm for European shares

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - European stocks rallied strongly on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed a tax package delivering significant fiscal stimulus, which investors had anticipated would give extra legs to the bull run in equity markets.

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U.S. tax bill delivers shot in the arm for European shares

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - European stocks rallied strongly on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed a tax package delivering significant fiscal stimulus, which investors have been anticipating would give extra legs to the bull run in equity markets.

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Airbus's Bregier sees 2017 aircraft deliveries topping 700

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier said the company still expects to deliver more than 700 aircraft to customers in 2017, a production record, despite delays in deliveries of engines from suppliers, according to an interview in Monday's Les Echos newspaper.

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U.S. Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance.

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Greece, lenders reach deal on reforms under bailout review

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece and official creditors on Saturday concluded talks on the review of its bailout progress, reaching agreement on fiscal issues, energy and labor market reforms, bad loans and privatizations, the country's finance minister said.

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How all but one GOP senator found a way to pass tax reform

Republicans are finally on the verge of enacting a signature legislative achievement.

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Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance.

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BRIEF-GM Report 245,387 Deliveries In The United States In November, Down 2.9 Pct

* GM SAYS REPORTED 245,387 DELIVERIES IN THE UNITED STATES IN NOVEMBER, DOWN 2.9 PERCENT

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Leishman, Bland take lead at Australian PGA as Scott bows out

(Reuters) - Marc Leishman and Adam Bland carved out a two-stroke lead at the top of the leaderboard after the second round of the Australian PGA Championship on Friday as former winner Adam Scott's campaign came to an end.

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Prescott shakes off injury as Cowboys rout Redskins

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott shook off a first-half hand injury as he and running back Alfred Morris powered the Cowboys to a 38-14 victory over the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Australian delivery software startup inks Amazon, Yum deals; shares leap

* Expects over 250 mln deliveries a year through Yum deal (Recasts; adds investor comment, company background)

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Bob Corker's $1 trillion tax reform problem

It's (officially) official: The GOP tax plan would add more than $1 trillion to the federal budget deficit over the next decade — even when factoring in economic growth.

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REFILE-CBOT wheat spreads drop after heavy Andersons Inc deliveries

CHICAGO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Chicago wheat futures spreads tumbled on Thursday after larger-than-expected deliveries against futures by grain handler The Andersons Inc in Maumee, Ohio, traders and analysts said.

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Analysis: Tax reform is why Republicans have not turned on Trump

Washington Republicans have spent long stretches of the past 10 months -- their first with unified control of the federal government in a decade -- alternately contending with and rationalizing President Donald Trump's erratic behavior.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil pension reform worries weigh on stocks, currency

(Updates with final prices, details from Mexico) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's stocks and currency fell on Wednesday, extending a recent trend of heightened volatility as traders seek new clues about the likelihood that Congress will approve a plan to streamline the social security system. Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha said Brazil's government is unwilling to further water down the controversial bill, after repeatedly doing so in order to garner lawmaker

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks, currency down on pension reform worries

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's stocks and currency fell on Wednesday, extending a recent trend of heightened volatility as traders seek new clues about the odds that Congress will approve a plan to streamline the social security system. Presidential Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha said the government is unwilling to further water down the controversial bill, after repeatedly doing so in order to garner lawmaker support. His remarks worried traders who fe

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Sen. Scott: Tax reform not about numbers

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) says the goal of tax reform is to deliver money back to people who are struggling and feel "stuck in the shadows."

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Op-Ed Contributor: Trump Should Fire the E.P.A.’s Scott Pruitt

The agency’s administrator is tearing down environmental protections that his organization should be championing.

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BRIEF-Advanced Emissions Solutions Delivered Notice That Co's 401(K) Plan Will Be "Blacked Out" To Effect Any Transaction In Co's Stock Through Plan Accounts

* ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS-DELIVERED NOTICE THAT CO'S 401(K) PLAN WILL BE "BLACKED OUT" TO EFFECT ANY TRANSACTION IN CO'S STOCK THROUGH PLAN ACCOUNTS

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This is the GOP's big gamble on tax reform

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Merck KGaA, Pfizer's avelumab misses goal in gastric cancer trial

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGaA said on Tuesday that its cancer immunotherapy avelumab, jointly developed with Pfizer, failed to improve overall survival compared with standard chemotherapy in a late-stage study on gastric cancer patients.

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3 things that can happen today on tax reform

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Where the GOP senators stand on tax reform

Republicans are trying to get their plan to overhaul the US tax system through the US Senate this week, but with 52 members in the chamber, GOP leaders can afford to lose only two votes.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks fall on pension reform jitters

(Adds final prices, Mexico, Chile) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks fell on Monday as traders feared the government might have to weaken pension legislation further to ensure its approval in Congress. President Michel Temer's administration agreed last week to soften its controversial plan to streamline the social security system after facing strong opposition from lawmakers. That proposal would generate fiscal savings of about 60 percent of the

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BRIEF-Transcanada Says Keystone To Resume Crude Oil Deliveries On Nov. 28

* KEYSTONE TO RESUME CRUDE OIL DELIVERIES ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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Senators to watch during big week for tax reform

It's all on the line this week for Senate Republicans -- they plan to have their tax proposal on the floor for a possible vote by the end of the week.

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Sen. Graham on tax reform: 'I think we'll get there'

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he's hopeful about the GOP's chances of passing tax reform in the Senate before the end of the year.

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What to watch: Trump's final tax reform push

Trump's tax reform push, court changes, the CFPB controversy, sex harassment conversations on the Hill, and CHIP's future--it's all on Inside Politics.

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Britain has 10-day "absolute deadline" to deliver on key Brexit issues: Tusk

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain has only 10 days left to deliver on all three areas of its divorce terms with the European Union if London wants to start talks on a transition period after Brexit and a future relationship, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said.

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As ISIS retreats, US is set to reveal troop numbers in Syria

The US currently has approximately 2,000 troops in Syria on an ongoing basis, mainly special operations forces, according to several defense officials.

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Britain has 10 days to deliver on all key Brexit issues: Tusk

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain has only 10 days left to deliver on all three areas of its divorce terms with the European Union if London wants to start talks on a transition period after Brexit and a future relationship, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said.

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Macron tones down criticism of Poland, but concerned by its judicial reform plans

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that Poland's plans to overhaul the judiciary remained a cause for concern though there were a decreasing number of subjects where the two countries did not see eye-to-eye.

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BRIEF-Symantec selects Amazon Web services to deliver cloud security to global customers

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Art Review: Stephen Shore’s MoMA Survey Shows a Restless Reformer as a Master of Photography

The Museum of Modern Art offers a commanding retrospective of five decades of Stephen Shore’s groundbreaking work.

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By the numbers: The Trump orbit's contacts with Russians

Here is a look, by the numbers, at all the known contacts between Trump associates and Russians. From meetings to emails, to text messages and Skype sessions, these lists have been growing throughout the year as more details drip out in the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections.

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Fed close to goals, sees dual risks as it hikes rates: Yellen

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is "reasonably close" to its goals and should keep gradually raising U.S. interest rates to avoid the dual pitfalls of letting inflation drift below target for too long, and of driving unemployment down too far, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday.

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Ivanka Trump to deliver keynote address in India

Ivanka Trump is India-bound, traveling to Hyderabad just after the Thanksgiving holiday.

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BRIEF-Capstar Financial delivers letter to Board of Governors of Federal Reserve System ​

* Capstar Financial Holdings says on Nov 20, ‍counsel for Co delivered letter to Board Of Governors of Federal Reserve System ​- SEC filing

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Doubts linger after Florida's Scott pitches biggest budget

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After deep cuts in spending for Florida schools and other public programs following the Great Recession, outgoing Republican Governor Rick Scott this month proposed an $87.4 billion budget he says boosts spending on some depleted services to record levels.

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Falcons hang on for win as Seahawks field goal fails to fly

(The Sports Xchange) - Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes and Seattle came up short on a game-tying field-goal attempt with two seconds remaining as the Falcons held on to defeat the Seahawks 34-31 in Seattle on Monday.

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Canada, Mexico to rebuff U.S. over NAFTA goals as talks bog down

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Canada and Mexico will rebuff the United States over its demand for tougher NAFTA automotive content rules, top officials said on Monday as negotiations to renew the treaty bogged down with only a few months to go.

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UPDATE 3-Canada, Mexico to rebuff U.S. over NAFTA goals as talks bog down

MEXICO CITY, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Canada and Mexico will rebuff the United States over its demand for tougher NAFTA automotive content rules, top officials said on Monday as negotiations to renew the treaty bogged down with only a few months to go.

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BRIEF-Golden Ocean issues new shares in connection with delivery of vessel

* Gogl - issuance of new shares in connection with delivery of vessel

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U.S. general sets two-year goal for driving back Afghan Taliban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said on Monday he believes he could help Afghan forces drive back the Taliban enough to control at least 80 percent of the country within two years, compared with about two-thirds today.

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Trump: Healthcare, infrastructure, welfare reforms up next after taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he plans to take up healthcare, infrastructure and welfare reform issues soon after Republicans' tax overhaul is finalized, which the party has pledged to complete by the end of the year.

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Conway on Moore: We need him for tax reform

Despite multiple allegations of sexual assault against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told Fox News that if elected, he would help pass tax reform legislation.

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Republicans and Democrats offer wildly different views of what the Senate tax plan will do. We ran the numbers

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GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. dollar, Wall St fall as tax reform in focus

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates with U.S. trading, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)

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Senate tax reform bill advances out of committee

The Senate Finance Committee approved the $1.5 trillion Republican tax overhaul proposal late Thursday night after four days of markup.

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Former Trump campaign adviser delivers 'irrelevant' documents to congressional committees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Thursday delivered subpoenaed documents he described as "irrelevant and unnecessary" to two congressional committees investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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Tax reform faces long road ahead in the Senate

House Republicans are hours away from fulfilling their pledge of a full-scale tax overhaul. But all eyes have already shifted to the Senate, where the reality of tax reform is starting to bubble up: It's complicated, it's difficult and, at some point, the cruise control would be flicked off and this would start to get real. Well, now it's getting real.

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Big day for tax reform

Muslims and Islam nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: If Saudi Arabia Reforms, What Happens to Islamists Elsewhere?

The crown prince’s apparent moderation is undermining both fundamentalists and mainstream Muslim politicians.

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U.S. delivery companies dig deep to hire holiday season help

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The tightest U.S. labor market this century is putting pressure on margins for freight haulers and warehouse operators as they bid for hundreds of thousands of workers to move packages during the peak holiday period.

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CEOs cast doubt on tax reform's benefits

A group of CEOs is asked if a lower corporate tax rate will increase capital investments. Their responses surprises White House economic adviser Gary Cohn

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UPDATE 3-Loblaw ties up with Instacart to launch home deliveries

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Canadian grocery and pharmacy chain Loblaw Cos Ltd said on Wednesday it is tying up with San Francisco-based Instacart to offer home delivery service in Toronto and Vancouver, as it tries to carve out more market share in a brutal retail sector.

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BRIEF-Loblaw to begin Instacart home delivery of groceries - Conf Call‍​

* Will begin Instacart home deliveries on Dec 6 in Toronto, then Vancouver in January, expanding rapidly to new markets in 2018 - Conf Call‍​

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Watch CEOs cast doubt on tax reform's big sell

A group of CEO's are asked if a lower corporate tax rate, a big provision in the GOP tax plan, will increase capital investments. Their response surprises White House economic adviser Gary Cohn. CNN's Christine Romans has details.

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House could pass tax reform if Senate adds health mandate repeal: Ryan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives could vote to pass a tax reform bill that also repeals the Obamacare health insurance mandate if the Senate includes the provision in its final version of the plan, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday.

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Teenager McKennie scores debut goal as U.S. hold Portugal

LISBON (Reuters) - Teenager Weston McKennie scored on his debut for the United States as they held Portugal to a 1-1 draw on Tuesday in their first match since failing to qualify for the World Cup.

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Britain targets tech talent by doubling visa numbers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to double the number of visas available to exceptional workers in areas like digital technology and science to 2,000 to help retain an edge after Brexit.

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BRIEF-Sparton Corp awarded contracts for maritime payload delivery systems

* Sparton awarded contracts for maritime payload delivery systems

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Exclusive: Kremlin tells companies to deliver good news

The Russian leadership has told major companies to supply it with news stories that put its stewardship of the country in a positive light, according to documents seen by Reuters.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks weighed by doubts on US tax reform, sterling falls

* British pound falls on leadership concerns, dollar edges up

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Hydrogen could deliver one fifth of world carbon cuts by 2050: industry group

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Increasing the use of hydrogen in power, transport, heat and industry could deliver around one fifth of the total carbon emissions cuts needed to limit global warming to safe levels by mid-century, a report by the Hydrogen Council said on Monday.

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Tax reform state of play: House preps for vote

In the House, a harried behind-the-scenes effort to lock up the votes to pass their tax proposal on the floor.

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Wall Street opens lower on tax reform uncertainty

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened lower on Monday amid growing uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal.

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Stock futures lower as tax reform uncertainty weighs

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were marginally lower on Monday as uncertainty over the future of President Donald Trump's tax reform plan weighed on the sentiment.

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World stocks lower on U.S. tax reform uncertainty, May's woes rattle sterling

LONDON (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs on Monday, while Britain's pound fell on growing concern about the future of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks lower on US tax reform uncertainty, May's woes rattle sterling

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs on Monday, while Britain's pound fell on growing concern about the future of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Asia shares down on uncertainty over U.S. tax reform plans, sterling falls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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Asia shares down on uncertainty over US tax reform plans, sterling falls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares down on uncertainty over US tax reform plans, sterling falls

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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Asia shares down on caution over US tax reform plan, sterling falls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious early trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares down on caution over US tax reform plan, sterling falls

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious early trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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AIRSHOW-Bombardier in talks to reshuffle Delta CSeries deliveries

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc is in talks to reshuffle Delta Air Line CSeries delivery slots with other customers in case a trade dispute holds up the U.S. carrier's order, a senior executive said on Sunday.

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Indonesia delivers supplies to villages after Papua rebels' threat to Freeport

JAKARTA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Authorities in Indonesia's eastern province of Papua are delivering food and aid to villages where security forces say an armed rebel group has blocked residents' movement, as police and military surround the area, a police official said on Sunday.

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Flynn lawyer denies reports of quid pro quo plan to deliver cleric to Turkey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The lawyer for former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn on Friday labeled as "outrageous" and "false" media reports suggesting his client may have been involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks dip on U.S. tax reform doubt; no respite in havens

* Bitcoin trades down more than $1,000 from all-time high (Updates to U.S. stock market close)

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Poland's president, ruling party reach compromise on court reforms

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's president and its ruling party have reached a compromise on judicial reform, a parliamentary deputy said on Friday, bringing them closer to resolving an issue that has kept them at odds for more than three months.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock indexes dip on U.S. tax reform doubts; Bitcoin below $7000

* U.S. longer-dated yields hit 1-1/2 week highs (Updates with European market close, slide in safe havens)

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks fall for 2nd day on pension reform jitters

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks fell for a second day on Friday as concerns over President Michel Temer's ability to streamline the social security system weighed on demand for local assets. After a week of conflicting signs from policymakers, traders generally agree that the most likely scenario is Congress will vote on pension reform by early 2018. Investors see the bill as key to curbing growth of public debt and boosting long-term growth. St

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock indexes, dollar dip on U.S. tax reform doubts

* Oil prices steady on output cut hopes, Saudi tensions (Updates to U.S. trading, changes byline, dateline; previous LONDON)

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WSJ: Mueller probes Flynn role in plot to deliver cleric to Turkey

Former White House national security adviser Mike Flynn and his son are alleged to have been offered as much as $15 million to forcibly remove from the US a Muslim cleric wanted by Turkey, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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Mueller probing alleged Flynn plan to deliver cleric to Turkey: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Postal Service and Post Offices nytimes.com

Post Office Fails to Deliver on Time, and DACA Applications Get Rejected

Dozens of young immigrants mailed renewal forms weeks before they were due. But their paperwork was delayed in the mail and then denied for being late.

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China's deliverymen face robot revolution as parcel demand soars

* Executives say adoption quicker among Chinese firms vs West

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More Americans think wealthy, not middle class, will benefit from tax reform: Reuters/Ipsos

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are more likely to believe the wealthy will benefit most from the tax reform currently being pushed in the U.S. Congress by Republicans who insist their goal is to help the middle class, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Thursday.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Is tax reform the final straw for alimony?

NEW YORK(Reuters) - As soon as the House of Representatives' proposed tax reform bill had hit the news, divorce lawyer Malcolm Taub's phone started to buzz.

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Sage shares rise after postpartum depression drug meets main goal

(Reuters) - Sage Therapeutics on Thursday said its drug to treat moderate and severe postpartum depression succeeded in reducing symptoms in patients enrolled in two late-stage trials, sending its shares up 50 percent in pre-market trade.

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For U.S. Republicans, tax reform math hinges on cutting Medicare

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. retirement savers dodged a speeding train last week when Republican lawmakers racing toward tax reform dropped their plan to sharply reduce allowable tax-deferred...

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Sage Therapeutics postpartum depression drug meets main goal

(Reuters) - Sage Therapeutics on Thursday said its drug to treat moderate and severe postpartum depression met the main goal in two late-stage studies.

environmentNews reuters.com

EU strikes deal on carbon market reform

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union negotiators agreed to a compromise on carbon market reforms on Thursday, with the bloc keen for a deal this week to show leadership at U.N. climate talks in Bonn.

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Investors size up U.S. tax reform after Democrats gain in elections

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president was a big catalyst behind a 23 percent rally in the S&P 500 over the past year, Tuesday’s first wide-scale retesting of his...

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Will tax reform end the American dream of owning a home?

CHICAGO - People who buy homes soon could be setting themselves up to lose money.

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Tapper: Do the numbers reflect a 'Trump referendum'?

CNN's Jake Tapper looks into the numbers from the Virginia governor's race to see if they reflect a referendum on President Donald Trump.

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Republicans have a math problem with tax reform

House Republicans have a math problem in their current bill, a series of analyses, including from the well-respected Joint Committee on Taxation, that appear to show they will break two of their primary promises with the proposal, and several outstanding issues that need to be solved by next week.

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EU car-emission goals force Skoda to upgrade model strategy: CEO

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's new car emissions targets will require Volkswagen's lower-cost division Skoda to upgrade its model strategy, its chief executive said.

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Business group pushes for U.S. flood insurance reform as December deadline looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest attempt to overhaul the U.S. federal flood insurance program hit a stumbling block, but a coalition of business and environmental groups renewed their push on Wednesday for lawmakers to enact an overhaul before the program expires on Dec. 8.

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Reform and royal rivalry: milestones in Saudi crown prince's ascent

Nov 8 (Reuters) - A crackdown on corruption ordered by Saudi Arabia's crown prince caps a frenetic 2-1/2 years in which he has tried to remodel a conservative kingdom ruled by cautious elderly men into a modern state no longer dependent on oil.

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Doctors unite to deliver supplies to Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Harvey flooded her city of Houston in August, Jennifer McQuade planned to donate socks.

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Elections test whether Democrats deliver wins to their base -- or if GOP knows how to run in the Trump era

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BRIEF-Kroger's Ralphs Division offering home delivery in Southern California

* Says ‍Ralphs Grocery Co, a division of co is offering home delivery in select locations in Southern California through partnership with Instacart​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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EU at impasse before final push to clinch carbon market reform

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU negotiators are split over the uses of a new clean technology fund ahead of talks on carbon market reforms on Wednesday, with the bloc keen for a deal this week to show leadership at U.N. climate talks in Bonn.

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Scottish parliament evacuated after white powder found: source

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Police said the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh was evacuated on Tuesday after a suspicious package was found, with a source saying a suspicious white powder had been sent to a Conservative Party lawmaker.

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BRIEF-Seaworld appoints Scott Ross to board of directors

* Seaworld announces appointment of Scott Ross to board of directors

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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.

Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) nytimes.com

CVS Will Offer Next-Day Delivery of Prescription Drugs

The service, including same-day delivery in big cities like New York and San Francisco, is being offered as Amazon considers getting into the pharmacy industry.

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UPDATE 3-CVS to start next-day delivery as Amazon threat looms

Nov 6 (Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain CVS Health Corp said on Monday it would start next-day delivery from its stores in 2018, a move some analysts said was in response to Amazon.com's potential entry into prescription drug sales.

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BRIEF-AMD delivers semi-custom graphics chip for new Intel processor

* AMD delivers semi-custom graphics chip for new Intel processor

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BRIEF-Collegium notified that the FDA will not meet PDUFA goal date for SNDA for Xtampza ER

* Collegium notified that the FDA will not meet PDUFA goal date for SNDA for Xtampza® ER

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RPT/ Saudi purge worries investors but may speed reforms

DUBAI, Nov 6 (Reuters) - A purge of Saudi Arabia's political and business elites briefly dragged down the kingdom's stock market on Sunday but prices recovered to close higher as some investors bet the crackdown could bolster reforms in the long run.

Police nytimes.com

De Blasio Kept Crime Down in First Term. His Next Goal: Nicer Police.

Crime has remained low during Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tenure, but improving trust in the police, and rooting out officers’ biases, are a work in progress.

Children and Childhood nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Marco Rubio: Tax Reform Should Help American Families

Working parents deserve a robust expansion of the child tax credit.

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Saudi purge worries investors but may speed reforms

DUBAI, Nov 5 (Reuters) - A purge of Saudi Arabia's political and business elites briefly dragged down the kingdom's stock market on Sunday but prices recovered to close higher as some investors bet the crackdown could bolster reforms in the long run.

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Republican Party, North Korea, Tax Reform: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

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Trump opened the floodgates. Dem women running for office in record numbers

Kimberly Anne Tucker wanted to be part of a movement. To fight against the Donald Trump presidency that she saw as full of hateful rhetoric, much of it misogynistic.

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Surrogate mom delivers two babies, one her own

The lives of Jessica Allen and her husband, Wardell Jasper, were changed permanently and for the better by a rare medical phenomenon. Their unique story begins with the hope of extending a lifeline to another couple around the globe.

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Amazon to end Fresh grocery delivery service in some areas

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is ending its Fresh grocery delivery service for select areas, though it continues to operate in more than a dozen cities from Los Angeles to Tokyo, it said in a statement on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Amazon to end Fresh grocery delivery service in some areas

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is ending its Fresh grocery delivery service for select areas, though it continues to operate in more than a dozen cities from Los Angeles to Tokyo, it said in a statement on Thursday.

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U.S. Navy orders back-to-basics reforms after deadly collisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced a series of systemic reforms on Thursday aimed at restoring basic naval skills and alertness at sea after a review of deadly ship collisions in the Asia-Pacific showed sailors were under-trained and over-worked.

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Weak international solidarity pushing up numbers of displaced: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - About 66 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide and weak international cooperation and solidarity are behind the rising numbers, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, said on Thursday.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Republican Party, Donald Trump, Tax Reform: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Bombardier gets new CSeries jet order, but deliveries cut

(Reuters) - Bombardier Inc scaled back CSeries jet deliveries by around a third because of engine delays, but said on Thursday it received its first order for the narrowbodies in 18 months, helping send shares up 4 percent.

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Alibaba delivers 'outstanding quarter' on e-commerce growth

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd hailed an "outstanding quarter" on Thursday as the Chinese firm beat forecasts with a 61 percent revenue rise driven by continuing e-commerce growth.

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Bombardier scales back CSeries jet deliveries, improves earnings

(Reuters) - Bombardier Inc scaled back CSeries jet deliveries by around a third because of engine delays, but reported improved earnings and a quarterly loss in line with analyst estimates.

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Bombardier cuts CSeries deliveries forecast, posts bigger loss

(Reuters) - Bombardier Inc on Thursday cut its yearly forecast for deliveries of its CSeries jets because of engine delays, while posting a larger loss for the third quarter.