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Artificial intelligence is the next generation of warfare -- and the US is losing

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More than 60 years after a space race rivalry with the Soviet Union ushered in a new era of ballistic missile development, the US is facing another "Sputnik moment" amid a rapidly escalating international competition over artificial intelligence, according to former Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work. [Source]

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Desjardins, credit union centrals, Cumis to form Aviso Wealth

(Reuters) - Canadian asset manager Desjardins Group is partnering with five credit union centrals and insurer Cumis Group to form a wealth management firm with about C$55 billion ($42.74 billion) in...

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Workers at Chile's Quebrada Blanca mine set to strike -union

SANTIAGO, Dec 12 (Reuters) - A union at Teck Resources' Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile is set to strike after contract talks mediated by the Chilean government failed to reach a deal, the union told Reuters.

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German pilots union steps up pressure on Ryanair with strike call

BERLIN (Reuters) - German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said strike action at Ryanair was possible in Germany, as of now, as staff join pilots in other countries in pushing for better conditions at the Irish budget carrier.

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German pilots union calls for strikes at Ryanair in Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said strike action at Ryanair was possible in Germany, as of now, as staff join pilots in other countries in pushing for better conditions at the Irish budget carrier.

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Mexico Pemex's union re-elects leader until 2024

MEXICO CITY, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The union of Mexican state oil company Pemex on Monday re-elected its leader, Carlos Romero Deschamps, until December 2024, the country's labor secretary said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-LimeBike expands to Europe as cycle-sharing rivalry mounts

FRANKFURT, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Bicycle-sharing start-up LimeBike will begin operating in two European cities this month, marking the first overseas expansion by U.S. players seeking to keep pace with the international forays of better-funded Chinese rivals.

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BRIEF-India's City Union Bank Says Mastercard Reported Improper Debit Card Transactions To Co

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Ethics Committee clears Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes

The House Ethics Committee has cleared Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes in its investigation into whether he disclosed classified information to the Trump White House, which could create an avenue for Nunes to return to the helm of the panel's Russia investigation.

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House Intelligence chairman cleared of disclosing classified information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee on Thursday cleared the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of charges that he had disclosed classified information, potentially clearing the way for him to resume leadership of the panel's Russia investigation.

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House ethics panel clears Intelligence chairman of disclosing classified information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Thursday it had cleared the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of disclosing classified information, citing an analysis by three experts from the intelligence community.

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Trump administration sides against unions in high court fees case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would oppose public sector unions in a major case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, reversing the view taken by the Obama administration in an identical dispute.

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Banned From Winter Olympics, Russia Faces Greatest Sports Crisis Since Soviet Era

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“I think the floodgates have opened for white women,” the actress and rape survivor said of the #MeToo movement, which coincided with her new memoir.

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Credit union sues to block Mulvaney from leading CFPB

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal credit union has sued to block President Donald Trump from installing Mick Mulvaney as his preferred head of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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

Manafort Associate Has Russian Intelligence Ties, Court Document Says

In the document, the special counsel cited an op-ed article drafted by Paul Manafort and his Russia-linked associate to shape public opinion about consulting work in Ukraine.

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Mueller team says ex-Trump campaign chief worked on an op-ed with a Russian linked to Russian intelligence

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was ghostwriting an op-ed while out on bail last month with a Russian who has ties to the Russian intelligence service, Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Muller's team said Monday.

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The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is questioning the President's response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee rebutted President Donald Trump on Sunday, questioning his response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea and backing former FBI Director James Comey.

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CIA director: Trump tweets yielding valuable intelligence

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Saturday that President Donald Trump's prolific Twitter feed was yielding valuable intelligence.

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Amazon steps up pace in artificial intelligence race

LAS VEGAS, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc this week announced a flurry of new machine learning features for its Amazon Web Services cloud computing business, raising its challenge to Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms for the lead in artificial intelligence.

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UPDATE 2-Influential U.S. auto union caucus nominates regional head for president

DETROIT, Nov 30 (Reuters) - An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers nominated on Thursday a regional director as candidate for union president as the UAW struggles to organize auto plants and faces a probe into alleged misuse of funds at training centers funded by Detroit's automakers.

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Powerful U.S. auto union caucus nominates regional director for president

DETROIT (Reuters) - An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers on Thursday nominated a regional director as its candidate for union president at a time when the organization has been struggling to unionize auto plants and faces an expanding federal probe into alleged misuse of funds at training centers funded by Detroit's automakers.

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Trump to give State of the Union address on Jan. 30: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation by Congress to deliver a State of the Union address on Jan. 20, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters on Thursday.

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Attorney general meets with House intelligence panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions met behind closed doors on Thursday with members of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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U.S. scientists take step toward creating artificial life

CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins.

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Thousands of American Air flights in December missing pilots: union

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

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Thousands of American Air flights in December missing pilots -union

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

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Gunmen kill intelligence officer at Islamabad Shi'ite mosque

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on worshippers at the entrance of a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Pakistan's capital Islamabad on Wednesday, killing an intelligence officer at the scene, police said.

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Artificial intelligence is the next generation of warfare -- and the US is losing

More than 60 years after a space race rivalry with the Soviet Union ushered in a new era of ballistic missile development, the US is facing another "Sputnik moment" amid a rapidly escalating international competition over artificial intelligence, according to former Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work.

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UPDATE 1-Hyundai union resumes Kona output after 2-day strike

SEOUL, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor workers resumed production of the Kona sport utility vehicle late on Tuesday, after a nearly two-day strike over the company's decision to expand the model's output ahead of its launch in the United States.

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Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help prevent suicide

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the U.S. to detect users with suicidal intent, the world's largest social media network said on Monday.

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Turkish, Sudanese intelligence agencies catch and return alleged coup suspect: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and Sudanese intelligence agencies have captured and returned to Turkey a man believed to be a financier for the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in Turkey, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Monday.

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Separatists and unionists tied for support ahead of Catalan elections: poll

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Pro-independence parties may fail to retain an absolute majority of seats in the Catalan parliament in regional elections next month, a poll published on Sunday showed, with pro-unity parties poised to increase their vote share.

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US intelligence fears holiday attack

There's growing concern in the US intelligence community over the possibility of a terror attack during the holiday season. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

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Will a Corporate Tax Cut Lift Worker Pay? A Union Wants It in Writing.

The request, while unlikely to be heeded, highlights a critical question over who would benefit the most from the tax bill: shareholders or workers?

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Union for striking workers reaches tentative labor deal at Quebec zinc refinery

TORONTO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The United Steelworkers said on Thursday it reached a tentative agreement with Noranda Income Fund on a new labor deal for 371 striking workers at a zinc refinery in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec.

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Alcoa Canada, union resume aluminum smelter contract talks

TORONTO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Alcoa Corp and the United Steelworkers have agreed to resume contract talks with a government-appointed conciliator, the union said on Thursday, averting a potential strike at the Becancour, Quebec aluminum smelter.

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Union at Alcoa Canada aluminum smelter backs strike mandate

TORONTO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Unionized workers at Alcoa Corp's Canadian aluminum smelter in Becancour, Quebec have rejected the company's contract offer and adopted a strike mandate, the United Steelworkers said on Wednesday.

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Soldier's tearful reunion with daughter

US Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Byous returned from overseas to surprise his 5-year-old daughter Kinley at school.

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Day, Spieth ready to resume rivalry at Australian Open

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Jason Day is desperate to add the Australian Open title to his career honor roll and would love nothing better than to do it after going swing-for-swing with Jordan Spieth in the final round this week.

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Abandoned ruins of the Soviet space shuttle

It was the Soviet response to the Space Shuttle, designed to take the Cold War into space. But after just one flight, it was mothballed: now, abandoned ruins of what was called the Buran program are left to rust in the steppe of Kazakhstan.

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Here's what happened to teachers after Wisconsin gutted its unions

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Mistrial in NY corruption case against union chief, hedge fund executive

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered a mistrial in the corruption case against the former head of New York City's correction officers' union and a co-founder of the now-defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, after jurors said they were deadlocked.

Corruption (Institutional) nytimes.com

Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

The jurors in the federal case against Norman Seabrook, the former head of the New York City correction officers’ union, said they were deadlocked.

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U.S. attorney general to meet with House intelligence panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to appear behind closed doors for an interview with the U.S. House of Representatives' intelligence committee on Nov. 30, a Department of Justice spokesman said on Wednesday.

Prison Guards and Corrections Officers nytimes.com

Jury Deadlocked in Corruption Trial of Former Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Jurors told the judge they could not reach a verdict in the trial of Norman Seabrook. The judge directed them to continue deliberating.

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India gives 'king of sweets' a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - India has awarded a "geographical indications" tag to rosogolla, the king of Indian sweets, after a years-long battle between two neighboring states over the ownership...

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BRIEF-Cray ‍says Cray Advanced Supercomputer to assist Samsung's research on artificial intelligence, deep learning​

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Former intelligence officials say Trump is being manipulated by Putin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two former top U.S. intelligence officials said on Sunday they fear President Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Trump sides with U.S. intelligence agencies on Russian meddling

HANOI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he sided with U.S. intelligence agencies, under their current leadership, when it came to Russian meddling in last year's U.S. election.

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CIA director says agency still stands by US intelligence assessment after Trump appears to side with Putin

CIA Director Mike Pompeo stands by US intelligence assessments that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, the agency said Saturday, despite President Donald Trump saying he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin when he says his country didn't interfere.

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Euro budget, ESM, banking union stances unresolved in German talks: document

BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government remain divided on the issue of a euro zone budget, Europe's banking union and its ESM bailout fund ahead of a meeting of party leaders later on Friday, according to a draft paper on Europe seen by Reuters.

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Ohio workers vote against union at Chinese auto supplier plant

(Reuters) - Workers at a Chinese-owned auto glass plant in southwestern Ohio voted heavily against union representation, the United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Thursday, in a major blow for the union's strategy for organizing foreign-owned auto factories.

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UPDATE 1-Ohio workers vote against union at Chinese auto supplier plant

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Workers at a Chinese-owned auto glass plant in southwestern Ohio voted heavily against union representation, the United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Thursday, in a major blow for the union's strategy for organizing foreign-owned auto factories.

Labor and Jobs nytimes.com

Chinese-Owned Factory in Ohio Fights Off Unionization Plan

Workers at the Fuyao Glass factory in Moraine overwhelmingly rejected the union proposal in a key test of how Chinese companies deal with labor relations.

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Israeli intelligence firm regrets working for Weinstein, official says

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli intelligence firm which reportedly helped Harvey Weinstein gather information on women accusing him of sexual harassment and assault is sorry it agreed to work with the Hollywood producer, a company official said on Thursday.

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Ohio workers vote on unionization at Chinese supplier plant

(Reuters) - Workers at a Chinese-owned auto glass plant in southwestern Ohio will finish voting on Thursday on whether to join the United Auto Workers, in a test of the union's strategy for organizing foreign-owned auto factories after a stinging loss in the U.S. Deep South in August.

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Top ranks of career U.S. diplomats thin under Tillerson: union

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. foreign service has seen its top ranks shrink under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a letter written by the head of the union representing U.S. diplomats seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Cao Dewang nytimes.com

Chinese Auto Glass Magnate Faces Union Challenge in Ohio

Roughly 2,000 workers at the Fuyao plant are voting on affiliating with the United Auto Workers, a possible blow to the owner’s paternalistic model.

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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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Trial of ex-NYC union head, Platinum Partners co-founder winds down

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The federal corruption trial of Norman Seabrook, the former head of New York City’s correction officers’ union, and Murray Huberfeld, a co-founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum...

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Pilots' union rejects Eurowings plan to speed up hiring

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German pilots union has rejected a labor agreement at Lufthansa's budget unit Eurowings in Germany that would have allowed it to quickly take on former Air Berlin staff, calling on the airline to offer better conditions.

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Flint Mayor, Ushered in to Fix Water Crisis, Now Faces Recall

Mayor Karen Weaver says Flint has made progress, and she blames racism and sexism for the recall. Opponents accuse her of corruption and incompetence.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Quiet Rivalry Between China and Russia

China’s goal is to dominate Eurasia by relegating Russia to a second-tier power.

Argentina nytimes.com

Argentines on High School Reunion Bore Brunt of New York Attack

Five men killed in Tuesday’s terrorist attack were on a 30-year high school reunion trip planned when they were teenagers.

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Argentine tourists on high school reunion among dead

Five friends from Argentina celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation were among the eight people killed in Tuesday's terror attack in New York.

September 11 (2001) nytimes.com

Argentine Tourists Celebrating High School Reunion Killed in Manhattan Terror Attack

Belgian and Argentine officials say some of the victims killed or injured in Tuesday’s terrorist attack were citizens from their countries.

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Live Briefing: What to Watch For as the Intelligence Committees Grill Facebook, Twitter and Google

The committees are investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and want to know more about how the online platforms were used to sow discord and spread false information.

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Fiat Chrysler suspends Maserati Levante output for 9 more days - union

MILAN, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler will halt production of Maserati Levante sport utility vehicles at its plant in northern Italy for another nine days between Nov. 22 and Dec. 7, the FIOM union said in a statement on Friday.

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Captain, intelligence officer and transgender

Army Captain Jennifer Peace remembers her experience coming out in the military and talks about the first time she knew she wanted to serve.

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15 times Trump bragged about his intelligence

Donald Trump says he has a very high IQ, and he's told everyone about it a lot.

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Lawyers slam key witness in ex-NYC union head's bribery trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers defending the former head of New York City's correction officers' union and a co-founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners in a federal bribery trial told jurors on Tuesday that prosecutors' star witness was a liar.

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CWA union to oppose Sprint, T-Mobile deal over job losses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The 700,000-member Communications Workers of America (CWA) union said on Tuesday it would oppose a deal to merge wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile, arguing that such a move would cost tens of thousands of jobs in the United States.

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Union demands VW workers in Germany get 6 percent pay rise

FRANKFURT, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Germany's biggest labour union called on Tuesday for a 6 percent pay rise for Volkswagen workers in the carmaker's home market.

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Ex-Platinum executive, NYC union chief face trial for bribe charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York federal jury is scheduled to hear opening statements on Tuesday in a bribery trial of the former head of New York City's correction officers' union and a former executive at the now-defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners.

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Trump's lawyer to meet with House and Senate intelligence panels this week

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen plans to meet privately with the House and Senate intelligence panels this week as part of their ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the US election, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions.

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Dodgers and Astros renew rivalry in World Series

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros took turns this season carrying the title as "baseball's best team" and so it seems only fitting they will clash this week in Major League Baseball's World Series.

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Apple sees its mobile devices as platform for artificial intelligence

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc sees its mobile devices as a major platform for artificial intelligence in the future, Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said on Monday.

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Baseball: Dodgers and Astros renew rivalry in World Series

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros took turns this season carrying the title as "baseball's best team" and so it seems only fitting they will clash this week in Major League Baseball's World Series.

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Amazon backs German artificial intelligence research hub

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Amazon.com will open an artificial intelligence research center in the German university city of Tuebingen, creating 100 jobs over the next five years.

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Trump campaign's digital director to meet House intelligence panel: WSJ

(Reuters) - The digital director for Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign is scheduled to meet the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday as the panel investigates alleged Russian meddling in last year's election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Trump campaign's digital director to meet House intelligence panel -WSJ

Oct 22 (Reuters) - The digital director for Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign is scheduled to meet the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday as the panel investigates alleged Russian meddling in last year's election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Peru releases artificially hatched baby turtles into wild

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru released more than 5,000 baby turtles into an Amazonian nature reserve this week, part of a group of 700,000 being hatched artificially in 2017 to keep their eggs from being depleted by excessive hunting in the wild, a park official said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Union Bankshares reports Q3 earnings $0.53/shr

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Striking Canadian union approves deal with GM

MONTREAL (Reuters) - General Motors Co. on Monday welcomed the ratification of a new four-year agreement by unionized workers at its SUV plant in Ontario, Canada, ending a near month-long strike.

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Canada union, GM spar as automaker cuts U.S. plant output

TORONTO (Reuters) - The union leading a month-long strike at a General Motors Co auto plant in Ontario is refusing to make concessions after GM threatened to move production to Mexico, a move that could cost thousands of Canadian jobs.

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UPDATE 1-Canadian union says it will not back down on GM strike

TORONTO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The Canadian union leading a month-long strike at a General Motors Co plant in Ontario is refusing to make concessions to settle the matter, even after the U.S. automaker threatened to move all production to Mexico.

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Ontario tells GM and union to resolve strike now

TORONTO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The government of Ontario urged General Motors Co and striking Canadian union workers on Thursday to immediately resolve a month-long strike at GM's plant after the U.S. automaker threatened to move all production to Mexico.

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Gorbachev, last Soviet leader, wants Trump-Putin summit to save arms pact

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, said on Thursday a landmark arms control treaty that helped end the Cold War was in peril and called for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to save it.

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GM warns Canadian union it could wind down striking SUV plant

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday warned leaders of Canada's Unifor labor union that it will start to wind down production of its popular Chevrolet Equinox sport utility vehicle at an Ontario factory unless workers there call off a month-long strike.

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UPDATE 1-GM warns Canadian union it could wind down striking SUV plant

DETROIT, Oct 11 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday warned leaders of Canada's Unifor labor union that it will start to wind down production of its popular Chevrolet Equinox sport utility vehicle at an Ontario factory unless workers there call off a month-long strike.

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Facebook's Sandberg to meet House intelligence leaders: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will meet with the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee behind closed doors on Thursday, according to three sources familiar with the situation.

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Facebook's Sandberg to appear before House intelligence: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will meet with the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee behind closed doors on Thursday, according to three sources familiar with the situation.

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Facebook's Sandberg to appear before House intelligence -sources

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will meet with the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee behind closed doors on Thursday, according to three sources familiar with the situation.

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Union presses post-bankruptcy Caesars on benefits, worker protections

CHICAGO, Oct 11 (Reuters) - A union representing casino workers on Wednesday asked Caesars Entertainment Corp's new board of directors to consider safety, protections against discrimination and other concerns during contract negotiations set to kick off next year.

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Credit monitor TransUnion hires new Washington lobbyists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Credit monitoring firm TransUnion added to its lobbying roster in Washington in early October after news of a hack at its competitor Equifax brought more government scrutiny to the industry.

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France's Macron, unions seek upper hand in struggle over reforms

PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron may have won the opening salvo in his battle to reform France's economy, but a nationwide strike by public workers this week will put more pressure on a leader struggling to shake off criticism that he is "president of the rich".

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As Ford pushes into electric vehicles, U.S. union aims to save jobs

DETROIT (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers is talking with Ford Motor Co about ways to avoid layoffs as the No. 2 U.S. automaker builds more electric vehicles, a senior union official told Reuters on Thursday.

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Skoda unions threaten overtime cuts if VW considers production move

PRAGUE, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Unions at Volkswagen's Skoda Auto said on Thursday they would cut back on overtime work if the group considers shifting any production from the Czech carmaker to Germany.

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In emotional reunion, shooting survivor meets hero who saved her

"Thank you so much."

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Senate Intelligence Heads Warn That Russian Election Meddling Continues

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

Los Angeles Times nytimes.com

Los Angeles Times Newsroom, Challenging Tronc, Goes Public With Union Push

A letter arguing for, among other things, better pay and protections for members of the newspaper’s staff appeared on newsroom employees’ desks Tuesday night.

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Head of U.S. Senate intelligence panel says Russia-Trump campaign collusion issue still open

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday there was general consensus in the panel that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but it was still examining evidence to determine if there was collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

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Trade union Unite to pursue legal action for Monarch workers who lost jobs

LONDON (Reuters) - British trade union Unite said on Wednesday it would launch legal action on behalf of over 1,800 workers who lost their jobs when Monarch Airlines went in to administration earlier in the week.

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Russia Facebook ads targeted more than two states: Senate intelligence chair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday that Facebook ads bought by Russia-linked entities targeted more than just Michigan and Wisconsin, the two states listed in media reports.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: In Masha Gessen’s ‘The Future Is History,’ Homo Sovieticus Rises

In her new book, Gessen, a journalist and longtime critic of Vladimir Putin, recounts the experiences of seven people living in post-Communist Russia.

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Top House Intelligence Democrat intends to make sample of Russia-bought Facebook ads public

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Monday he intended to make a "representative sampling" of Facebook Inc political ads believed to have been purchased by Russia available to the public later this month and that he hoped to make them all public eventually.

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Supreme Court to hear major challenge to public-sector unions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday gave itself another chance to decide an issue that could choke off a vital source of money for unions around the country representing police, teachers and other government employees.

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Supreme Court to hear challenge to public-sector union fees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday gave itself another chance to decide an issue that could choke off a vital source of money for unions around the country representing police, teachers and other government employees.

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Trump ally Stone may face House intelligence subpoena: lawmaker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, refused to respond to one line of questioning from members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday and could face a subpoena to return and answer them, the panel's top Democrat said.

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French unions block fuel depots in protest against labor reforms

PARIS (Reuters) - French trade unionists blocked access on Monday to several fuel depots in protest against an overhaul of employment laws, seeking to test the government's will to reform the economy.

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All eyes on Susan Collins as she appears on CNN's 'State of the Union'

Republicans' latest efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act are hanging on by a thread, and the party is waiting for GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine to make her next move.

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BRIEF-Commerce Union Bancshares files to offer for sale 1.1 mln shares of common stock of co by the selling shareholders

* Commerce Union Bancshares files to offer for sale 1.1 million shares of common stock of co by the selling shareholders - SEC filing‍​ Source text : (http://bit.ly/2ywuSyG) Further company coverage:

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Trix with artificial flavors is back

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Union protests against French labor reform losing steam

PARIS (Reuters) - Far-left trade unionists marched through cities across France on Thursday in a second day of protest against President Emmanuel Macron's overhaul of a labor code long cherished by workers, although their numbers were lower than a week earlier.

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BRIEF-United Steelworkers says union workers ratify contract with ASARCO

* Union Workers ratify contract covering about 2,000 workers at 5 ASARCO LLC copper mining and processing facilities

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French union boss: we won't beat Macron reforms if we are divided

PARIS (Reuters) - Public anger at French President Emmanuel Macron's economic and social reforms is growing, but the "corporate bosses" will triumph if trade unions fail to pull together, the hard-left CGT union warned on Thursday ahead of nationwide street protests.

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UPDATE 2-Eurowings wins union backing to speed up hiring amid Air Berlin turbulence

* Air Berlin creditors to discuss carve-up on Thursday (Adds sources on remaining Air Berlin long-haul flights, Berliner Zeitung report)

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Eurowings wins union backing to speed up hiring amid Air Berlin turbulence

BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa budget unit Eurowings has agreed a deal with the Verdi union that will allow it to hire new cabin crew at short notice from rivals such as bankrupt Air Berlin .

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Turkey not in direct talks for return of intelligence officers from Iraq: minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish minister appeared to confirm for the first time that two Turkish intelligence officers have been captured in northern Iraq, saying the government was not in direct talks with the Kurdish militant PKK group to bring them back.

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German union, car group seek government support for electric shift

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's biggest union and its car industry association urged politicians on Tuesday to help with a shift to electric vehicles and not force a phasing out the combustion engine.

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Salesforce to launch $50 million artificial intelligence fund

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The venture wing of Salesforce.com Inc is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence, the cloud computing firm told Reuters on Tuesday.

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French unions and left-wing plan 10 days of action to rattle Macron

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron may have won the first round of his battle to overhaul France's economy, but the coming 10 days promise to bring far more protests and unrest to the streets as labor unions and the political left step up their opposition.

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GM Ontario plant workers strike as talks with union fail

(Reuters) - Canada's Unifor union said its members at General Motors Co's CAMI auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario are on a strike from 1059 pm local time Sept. 17 as it failed to reach a tentative agreement with the automaker.

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UPDATE 2-Canada's Unifor union goes on strike at GM's Ontario plant

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Canada's Unifor union said its members at General Motors Co's CAMI auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario are on a strike from 1059 pm local time Sept. 17 as it failed to reach a tentative agreement with the automaker.

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UPDATE 1-Canada's Unifor union goes on strike at GM's Ontario plant

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Canada's Unifor union said its members at General Motors Co's CAMI auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario are on a strike from 1059 pm local time Sept. 17 as it failed to reach a tentative agreement with the automaker.

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Canada's Unifor union goes on strike at GM's Ontario plant

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Canada's Unifor union said on Sunday its members at General Motors Co's CAMI auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario are on a strike from 1059 pm Sept. 17 as it failed to reach a tentative agreement with the automaker.

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Facebook hires prominent artificial-intelligence expert to open Montreal lab

TORONTO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc plans to open an artificial-intelligence laboratory in Montreal, which will be run by prominent AI researcher Joelle Pineau, two people familiar with the plan said on Friday.

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German union attacks Air Berlin administrators for decision delay

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German union criticized Air Berlin's administrators for delaying a decision on a carve-up of the insolvent airline until after this month's election, saying it was irresponsible to leave thousands of jobs in the balance.

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Dental work tied to heart infections in people with artificial valves

(Reuters Health) - Invasive dental procedures may raise the risk of rare but serious infections in people who have prosthetic heart valves, a recent French study suggests.

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Top House intelligence panel Democrat wants testimony from Facebook, Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday that representatives of Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc should appear before the panel to discuss Russian activity during the 2016 election.

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EU's Juncker: seize Brexit chance to forge tighter union

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker called on EU governments on Wednesday to seize a window of opportunity from Brexit and economic growth to forge a tighter union built around the euro currency and a pivotal role in global trade.

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Two labor unions end partnership with Harley-Davidson

(Reuters) - Two labor unions ended a two-decade long partnership agreement with Harley-Davidson Inc on Tuesday, citing issues with senior management.

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Turkey orders former intelligence personnel detained in Gulen probe: AA

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey issued arrest warrants for 63 people, including former National Intelligence Agency (MIT) personnel, over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating last year's attempted coup, Anadolu agency reported on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-T. Rowe Price Associates reports 14.3 pct passive stake in Transunion as of Aug. 31

* T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc reports 14.3 percent passive stake in Transunion as of August 31, 2017 - sec filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2vQ31I0) Further company coverage:

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Ex-Platinum executive, NYC union chief must face fraud charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in Manhattan on Monday refused to dismiss fraud charges against a former Platinum Partners hedge fund executive and a former union leader for New York City prison...

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British trade union conference evacuated over bomb threat

LONDON (Reuters) - A hotel and nearby conference center on the south coast of England where Britain's Trades Union Congress (TUC) is holding its annual conference were evacuated on Sunday due to a bomb threat, police said.

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Eurowings, Germanwings reach agreement with Cabin crew union

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa's budget airlines Eurowings and Germanwings have reached an agreement in principle on wages and retirement benefits with German cabin crew union UFO, Eurowings said on Sunday.

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"Borg/McEnroe" rivalry movie kicks off Toronto festival

TORONTO (Reuters) - A tale of real-life rivalry on the tennis court kicked off the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday in a scaled-back line-up of movies that focus on tales of survival amid chaos.

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BRIEF-Tata Consultancy Services partners with GE to integrate intelligence into services data lake platform

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Union Pacific CEO sees pent-up demand in Harvey recovery

HOUSTON (Reuters) - No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp has repaired most of the damage caused to its network by catastrophic flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey to Houston late last month and its network should be fully operational around the end of September, the company's top executive said on Wednesday.

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Union Pacific CEO says Harvey to impact Q3 EPS, lift demand in Q4

HOUSTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Catastrophic flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey to Houston late last month should shave around 5 cents per share off Union Pacific Corp's third-quarter earnings but pent-up demand in the region should boost the No. 1 U.S. railroad's business in the fourth quarter, the company's top executive said on Wednesday.

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On Baseball: The Ancient Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Gets a High-Tech Boost

At Fenway Park, an Apple Watch is at the center of accusations that the Red Sox stole signs when they played their most bitter rival.

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Uzbeks queue to buy, sell dollars as Soviet-era restrictions lifted

TASHKENT, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Ordinary Uzbeks queued in front of bank offices on Tuesday to legally buy and sell foreign currency for the first time in decades, after President Shavkat Mirziyoyev lifted most restrictions in his biggest economic reform so far.

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Film on rivalry of tennis greats Borg and McEnroe premiers in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The film "Borg McEnroe", which traces the fierce rivalry between tennis greats Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe on and off the court, premiered in Swedish capital Stockholm on Monday.

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Exclusive: VW's $1.8 billion Ducati sale stalls at union roadblock, strategy rift

LONDON/MILAN/BERLIN (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen has put the 1.5 billion-euro ($1.8 billion) sale of Ducati motorcycles on hold after resistance from German trade unions and internal rifts on strategy, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Union Pacific says Arkema chemical plant fire hindering line repairs

HOUSTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Union Pacific Corp said on Saturday repairs to a rail line damaged by Tropical Stormy Harvey are being hindered by a fire at an Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas.

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The corporate war against unions

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Plea on CNN leads to heartwarming reunion

An 88-year-old grandfather was reunited with his family thanks to CNN viewers in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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Tajikistan agrees to more intelligence exchanges with China

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry on Friday announced an agreement with Tajikistan to establish exchanges of security intelligence as part of an upgrade to diplomatic relations during a state visit by Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to China.

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Union Pacific eyes Houston clean-up, inspecting damaged track

DETROIT, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Union Pacific Corp said on Wednesday it should begin cleanup operations at two rail freight yards in Houston on Wednesday or Thursday but warned that areas east of the city are "still inaccessible at this time."

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Reunion: Son lost everything but finding dad made it all OK

After being separated and reunited following Hurricane Harvey, Aaron Mitchell and his father, Bryan Bacle, tell Chris Cuomo how their experience has affected them.

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Hiking in a former Soviet hot spot

"Socks are key. Dry socks in fact. They're the most important thing you need to pack," my guide Giorgi says nonchalantly. "You should never go hiking without an extra pair."

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Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Finale: A Night for Family Reunions

Sunday’s episode offered plenty of enjoyable moments, spectacle and setup for next season, but not much surprise.

Refugees and Displaced Persons nytimes.com

Soviet-Era Program Gives Even Unoppressed Immigrants an Edge

While refugee camps swell with families escaping Islamic fundamentalists and civil war, a 1990 act conveys a favored status on Ukrainians and other applicants from former Soviet areas.

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Former ZTE labor union chief arrested for 'misappropriating funds': court

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The former labor union chief of Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corporation has been arrested on charges of misappropriating funds, according to authorities in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen where the firm is headquartered.

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Service Union Plans Big Push to Turn Midwest Political Tide

After several years of setbacks in a region where labor long had the upper hand, leaders aim to spend tens of millions to sway voters on key issues.

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How artificial intelligence is changing homes

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Australia defends intelligence chief after Duterte photo

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Thursday defended its most senior intelligence chief after he was pictured posing with a clenched fist alongside Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, an image rights groups said undermines criticism of Duterte's war on drugs.

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BRIEF-Reunion Gold announces private placement to raise up to C$15 mln

* Reunion Gold announces non-brokered private placement to raise up to C$15,000,000

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BRIEF-Commerce Union Bancshares announces private placement of common stock

* Commerce Union Bancshares Inc announces private placement of common stock

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Former national intelligence director says he's concerned about the President's access to nuclear codes

James Clapper, former director of National Intelligence, said Wednesday morning he questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office.

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The former director of national intelligence expresses concern about the President's access to nuclear codes

CNN's Don Lemon asked former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper if he thinks President Donald Trump is fit to hold the office.

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NAACP calls officer union's 'blue racism' video reprehensible

A new video posted by a New York Police Department sergeants' union alleging that officers suffer from "blue racism" has stoked controversy online.

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Argentina labor unions protest job losses, Macri policies

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's main labor unions took to the streets of the capital on Tuesday demanding more jobs and protesting center-right President Mauricio Macri's economic policies.

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Finnish intelligence received tip-off on Moroccan stabbing suspect

By Jussi Rosendahl, Lefteris Karagiannopoulos and Tuomas Forsell

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Union says Air Berlin's Niki Airlines future is unclear

VIENNA (Reuters) - Union representatives of insolvent Air Berlin's Austrian unit Niki Airlines said its future was unclear and they hoped for support from the Austrian government if it runs out of money.

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ThoughtSpot raises $60 million, ends funding round for artificial intelligence technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley technology company ThoughtSpot has completed a $120 million funding round to fuel the start-up's new artificial intelligence endeavor.

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Union Pacific to layoff 750 U.S. employees amid broader cost-cutting

(Reuters) - Union Pacific Corp said on Wednesday it will cut roughly 500 management jobs and 250 railroad workers by mid-September as the No. 1 U.S. railroad continues broader cost-cutting.

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Can Artificial Intelligence Fly a Plane?

Microsoft is building an autonomous glider guided by artificial intelligence, part of an effort to help machines make decisions when faced with uncertainty.

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BRIEF-Western Union Co files pricing term sheet related to $250 million floating rate notes due 2019

* Western Union Co files pricing term sheet related to $250 million floating rate notes due 2019

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

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

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BRIEF-Western Union and Pay-O-Matic renew agreement with 7-year extension

* Western Union and Pay-O-Matic renew agreement with 7-year extension

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Boris in Union Jack underpants? Musical comedy finds the fun in Brexit

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - A retelling of Britain's vote to leave the European Union and its dramatic political consequences might perhaps be framed as high drama or extreme farce.

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Sports of The Times: The Antiseptic Truth About the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry

Once a tornado of vulgar insults, flying beer cups and punches at Yankee Stadium, baseball’s version of “The Warriors” appears to have settled into something closer to a truce.

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Emotional Intelligence: Tech’s Damaging Myth of the Loner Genius Nerd

In truth, interpersonal skills like collaboration, communication and empathy are vital to career success in technology.

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Chicago teachers union eyes future security with charter merger

CHICAGO (Reuters) - After trying for years to stymie the growth of charter schools in Chicago, leaders of its public school teachers' union are seeking to enlist staff from charter schools in a bid to strengthen the union’s bargaining power and tap a new source of members’ fees.

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U.S. blockchain company in tie-up on medical artificial intelligence

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. technology company The Bitfury Group has formed a partnership with Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based medical artificial intelligence (AI) firm, to create new applications for the healthcare industry using blockchain, Bitfury's chief executive officer said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Union federation accuses Freeport of treating 'fired' Indonesia mine workers 'with contempt'

* Union group says Freeport treated "fired" workers "inhumanely"

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Union federation accuses copper miner Freeport of treating 'fired' workers 'with contempt'

JAKARTA, Aug 11 (Reuters) - IndustriALL Global Union, a federation of global workers unions, said on Friday that the Indonesian unit of copper miner Freeport McMoRan Inc and copper smelter PT Smelting treated "fired" workers "inhumanely and with contempt", urging both to reinstate the workers.

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U.A.W. Accuses Nissan of ‘Scare Tactics’ as Workers Reject Union Bid

More than 60 percent of the roughly 3,500 voting employees opposed the union. The result underscored organized labor’s continued difficulties in the South.

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Nissan Mississippi workers vote heavily against unionization

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Workers at Nissan Motor Co Ltd's plant in Canton, Mississippi, voted heavily against union representation, the company and the United Auto Workers (UAW) said late on Friday.

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Nissan Workers in Mississippi Reject Union Bid by U.A.W.

More than 60 percent of the approximately 3,500 employees opposed the union. The vote underscored the difficulty that organized labor continues to face in the South.

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Ireland floats special EU-UK customs union as way to break Brexit logjam

BELFAST (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called on Friday for the European Union and Britain to find "unique solutions" to their Brexit logjam, including a bespoke customs union.

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UPDATE 1-Union to press for Freeport mine worker rights on Indonesia visit

TORONTO/JAKARTA, Aug 3 (Reuters) - A trade union said on Wednesday that it will press Indonesia's government to reinstate thousands of striking workers at Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Grasberg mine when union officials visit the Southeast Asian country next week.

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'Everwood' cast had an emotional reunion

There were tears, laughter and quips on Wednesday as the cast of mid-2000s drama "Everwood" reunited to promote the show's continued life on the CW's streaming service, CW Seed.

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Auto workers' union rolls the dice at Nissan's Mississippi plant

CANTON, Miss. (Reuters) - For nearly a decade, the United Auto Workers union has tried to organize workers at Nissan Motor Co Ltd's assembly plant here, challenging the company's wages, safety record and commitment to treating African-American workers fairly.

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BRIEF-Lone Pine Capital LLC reports 5.1 pct passive stake in Transunion as of July 20 - SEC FILING

* Lone Pine Capital LLC reports 5.1 percent passive stake in Transunion as of July 20 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://reut.rs/2vgxnWH) Further company coverage:

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African Union troops ambushed in Somalia, al Shabaab says 39 dead

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab insurgents and troops from the African Union peacekeeping mission clashed on Sunday, a senior military officer said, while the group said it had killed 39 soldiers.

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Union cheers as trucks kept out of U.S. self-driving legislation

WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - The Teamsters union on Friday praised House lawmakers for keeping self-driving commercial trucks out of a proposed bill aimed at speeding deployment of the advanced technology for cars.

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Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher to 'roll with it', says would love a reunion

SANTA MONICA (Reuters) - There is "nothing more" Liam Gallagher would love than to have a reunion of Oasis, the British rock band he once fronted with his older brother Noel.

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, European Union, Calais: Your Thursday Briefing

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

Organized Labor nytimes.com

Ex-Fiat Chrysler Executive Accused of Siphoning Millions With Union Leader

Alphons Iacobelli was charged with taking $1.2 million from a training center to pay for lavish travel and gifts for himself and his union negotiating partner.

North Korea nytimes.com

Intelligence Agencies Say North Korean Missile Could Reach U.S. in a Year

The estimate significantly shortens the time that analysts believed it would take the regime to develop a weapon capable of reaching the continental United States.

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Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7, Episode 2: Nymeria, Arya and Other Dark Reunions

On Sunday, characters connected in new and surprising ways all over Westeros.

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Top lawmaker pushes for same-sex unions, divorce in Catholic Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's top ally in Congress proposed new bills to legalize divorce and same-sex unions on Monday, a move almost certain to meet fierce resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country.