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Ken Friedman, Power Restaurateur, Is Accused of Sexual Harassment

Ten women employees say they were sexually harassed by the owner of the Spotted Pig. Dozens described it as a toxic workplace fueled by fame and fear.

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The 11 weird moments at Roy Moore's final campaign rally

Roy Moore's final rally Monday night in the Alabama Senate race was everything you might expect it to be -- a political circus, with Steve Bannon, the one-time chief strategist in the Trump White House, serving as ringmaster.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Sexual Harassment Cases Show the Ineffectiveness of Going to H.R.

Human resources departments face a quandary: protect the employees who bring complaints, or the companies who employ them.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

NFL Network Suspends Marshall Faulk and 2 Others Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor were suspended by the network over allegations in a lawsuit filed by a former wardrobe stylist for the company.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Editorial: Mr. Mnuchin’s Magical Math on Taxes

Pressed to prove that a tax cut for the rich can pay for itself, the Treasury relies on growth “models” with no basis in reality.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Editorial: New Yorkers Don’t Scare Easily

Even after a rush-hour blast, fearmongers stoking fear of carnage and mayhem find little support in a populace adept at keeping its composure.

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UPDATE 1-Monsanto offers cash to U.S. farmers who use controversial chemical

CHICAGO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to apply its product even as regulators in several U.S. states weigh restrictions on its use.

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Atos offers to buy Gemalto for 4.3 billion euros to boost cyber security services

PARIS (Reuters) - French technology consulting firm Atos offered to buy Gemalto for 4.3 billion euros ($5.06 billion) on Monday to boost its cyber security services as states and big corporations seek to cope with a growing number of attacks on the Internet worldwide.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Ryan Lizza Fired by The New Yorker Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

The magazine said it “severed ties” with Mr. Lizza, its Washington correspondent, over “improper sexual conduct.” He denied that charge.

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Transgender people can enlist in military in 2018

A federal judge on Monday declined the US government's request to put on hold an order allowing transgender individuals to join the military beginning in January. The decision means transgender people will be free to enlist in the new year.

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Enlist in Military as Court Case Advances

President Trump had announced on Twitter in July that he was barring transgender people from serving in the military, though a ban was never fully implemented.

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U.S. military must accept transgender recruits by Jan. 1, judge rules

(Reuters) - Transgender people will be able to join the U.S. military as of Jan. 1, a federal judge ruled on Monday, denying a request by President Donald Trump's administration to enforce his ban on transgender troops while the government appeals an order blocking it.

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Analysis: Trump's #MeToo moment is here

On Monday morning, a trio of women -- Rachel Crooks, Samantha Holvey and Jessica Leeds -- went on Megyn Kelly's NBC show to reiterate allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump that they first aired during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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UPDATE 1-SandRidge offers Icahn some deal records, rebuts claims

Dec 11 (Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc on Monday pushed back against activist investors Carl Icahn and Fir Tree Partners' attack on the oil and gas producer's proposed $746 million acquisition of rival Bonanza Creek Energy Inc.

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UPDATE 1-Canadian Solar CEO offers to take company private

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Canadian Solar Inc said on Monday it received a letter from its Chief Executive Shawn Qu to take the company private.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Work. But Some Things Do.

Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.

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GLOBAL-MARKETS-Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up

* Expectant dollar hovers ahead of Fed rate rise (Updates prices, adds detail)

Art nytimes.com

The T Editors’ (Completely Fantasy) Gift Guide

From a custom surfboard to mink curtains, the things we’d want this year — if time, money or accessibility were no object.

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Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks climbed and equity volatility neared a record low on Monday as investors focused on signs of strong economic growth ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions, while the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market's cryptocurrency obsession.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - World stocks climbed and equity volatility neared a record low on Monday as investors focused on signs of strong economic growth ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions, while the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market's cryptocurrency obsession.

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Monsanto offers cash to U.S. farmers who use controversial chemical

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to apply its product even as regulators in several U.S. states weigh restrictions on its use.

Taj Mahal nytimes.com

Editorial: Hate Smears India’s Symbol of Love, the Taj Mahal

Powerful Hindu extremists are so obsessed with demonizing Muslims that they are deprecating the nation’s unifying cultural treasure.

Law and Legislation nytimes.com

Editorial: Opening Up New York’s Public Records

Governor Cuomo has a chance to champion government transparency by signing a bill to pick up legal fees when a request is wrongly denied.

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California fires: Governor offers grim outlook

Gov. Jerry Brown has a sobering message for Southern Californians after a week of raging wildfires: This is your new normal.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

In Indonesia, Women Begin to Fight ‘Epidemic’ of Street Harassment

Activist groups are springing up, and the first step, they say, is exposing the routine instances of groping and catcalling that have long gone unreported.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Loose Ends: Office Secret Santa Guidelines for 2017

Remember, this is voluntary! No forcing colleagues to participate — in gift giving, or anything.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: The Looting of America’s Public Lands

Mr. Trump thinks the environment has gotten too good a deal, so he eliminated two million acres from national monuments in Utah.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Roadkill on Capitol Hill

It has taken decades and many sexual harassment scandals, but this time it may be a real change.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Readers and The Times Respond to Harvey Weinstein’s Page One Portrait

The bold portrait of Mr. Weinstein that ran on the front page this week led to some strong reader reactions. We explain the selection process.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

‘You Know, I Never Told You This’

After #MeToo, families discuss sexual assault.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Editorial: Trump’s Scare Tactics on North Korea Scare Us

The Trump administration’s threats of war will not make Kim Jong-un back down.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: The Great Al Franken Moment

His downfall was really a positive sign of the times.

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BRIEF-Baker Hughes, A GE Company Announces Pricing Of Tender Offers By Baker Hughes, A GE Company, LLC

* BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY ANNOUNCES PRICING OF ANY AND ALL TENDER OFFERS BY BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC

Aldrin, Buzz nytimes.com

Why Is Fashion Having an Astral Moment?

Buzz Aldrin has attached his name to a line of street wear — just one sign that space is exerting an outsize influence on pop culture.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Editorial: What Congress Can Learn from Al Franken

Will other lawmakers who abuse their power be held to the same standard?

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Analysis: The #metoo movement comes to Washington

Looking back, historians may view this week as the week where the #metoo movement fully landed in political Washington.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Franken Is Leaving and Trump Is Still Here

The #MeToo movement works only with men who can be shamed.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Al Franken: From ‘Saturday Night Live’ to Congress

Mr. Franken was a star on the sketch comedy show and then a talk-radio host before running for political office.

Sexual Harassment

Watch Live: Franken Speaks Amid Harassment Allegations

Several Democrats have called for Senator Al Franken to resign over accusations of sexual harassment.

Prison Guards and Corrections Officers nytimes.com

Editorial: Holding Prison Guards Accountable

New York State’s corrections officers are too often protected from punishment, even for brutal attacks on prisoners.

Elections, Mayors nytimes.com

Editorial: Let’s Limit the Term-Limit Debate

New York City voters have made clear over the years that two terms are enough for city officials, but City Council members are considering a third.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

John Conyers III Was Arrested in February, Accused of Stabbing His Girlfriend

John Conyers III, whose father endorsed him for a House seat election as the lawmaker resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, was arrested in February after his girlfriend suffered knife cuts during an argument.

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Movie offers new look at Tonya Harding

CNN's David Daniel says that "I, Tonya" attempts to set the record straight about the notorious 1992 attack on Tonya Harding's rival Nancy Kerrigan in the run-up to the 1994 Winter Olympic games.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Paris Review Editor Resigns Amid Inquiry Into His Conduct with Women

Lorin Stein apologized in letters he sent the board Wednesday, saying his behavior had been hurtful and degrading.

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BRIEF-Prudential Financial Elects To Increase 2047 And 2049 Notes Cap Of Its Private Exchange Offers

* PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL, INC. ANNOUNCES PRICING TERMS AND ELECTION TO INCREASE THE 2047 NOTES CAP AND THE 2049 NOTES CAP OF ITS PRIVATE EXCHANGE OFFERS OF CERTAIN OUTSTANDING NOTES FOR NEW NOTES

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

5 Takeaways from a TimesTalk About Weinstein, O’Reilly and Sexual Harassment

Journalists who broke two of the biggest sexual harassment cases of the past year were joined by the actress Ashley Judd to discuss their reporting.

Music nytimes.com

Moogfest Shines a Spotlight on Female, Nonbinary and Transgender Musicians

The music, ideas and technology conference is showcasing its performers in a 50-hour live stream this week featuring 50 artists in 17 countries.

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Time magazine names #MeToo 'silence breakers' as person of the year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday.

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Time magazine names #MeToo movement as 'person of the year'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday.

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Weightlifting: New Zealand transgender wins medal, Talakhadze breaks records

ANAHEIM (Reuters) - A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand and an Iranian returning from an eight-year doping ban both won silver medals at the World Championships on the final day, which also witnessed two world records for Georgian Lasha Talakhadze.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Editorial: Does President Trump Want to Negotiate Middle East Peace?

Moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem is almost certain to anger the Palestinians and most Arab nations.

Gun Control nytimes.com

Editorial: Going National With Concealed Guns

Concealed-carry reciprocity is a threat to law and order.

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BRIEF-EP Energy Extends Early Tender Time For Its Offers To Exchange New Senior Secured Notes Due 2024

* EP ENERGY ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF EARLY TENDER TIME FOR ITS OFFERS TO EXCHANGE NEW SENIOR SECURED NOTES DUE 2024 FOR OUTSTANDING SENIOR NOTES DUE 2020, 2022 AND 2023

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UPDATE 3-Disney's bid for Fox assets gains momentum -sources

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's media empire, though rival suitor Comcast Corp remains in contention, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

The #MeToo Moment: Dream Crushers

Dream crushers, how to break a sexual harassment story and more on the scandals roiling our society.

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Disney's bid for Fox assets gains momentum: sources

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's media empire, though rival suitor Comcast Corp remains in contention, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Disney's bid for Fox assets gains momentum -sources

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's media empire, though rival suitor Comcast Corp remains in contention, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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In Brussels, Tillerson offers EU strong U.S. support

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said the United States remains committed to Europe, offering a public statement of support for European allies worried about foreign policy under President Donald Trump.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Conyers Won’t Seek Re-election in Wake of Harassment Claims, Relative Says

The country’s longest-serving congressman plans to announce his decision Tuesday, said his great-nephew, who plans to run for the seat.

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

Editorial: Yes, the President Can Obstruct Justice

Also: Why lie if you’ve done nothing wrong?

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BRIEF-Time Warner Inc. Announces Cash Tender Offers And Consent Solicitations For Debt Securities

* TIME WARNER INC. ANNOUNCES CASH TENDER OFFERS AND CONSENT SOLICITATIONS FOR DEBT SECURITIES

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BRIEF-Valeant, Unit Announce Upsize of Cash Tender Offers

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc :

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Direct Line offers 5-percent Tesla 'auto-pilot' incentive

(Reuters) - Britain's largest motor insurer Direct Line is offering Tesla Inc drivers in Britain a 5-percent discount for switching on the car's autopilot system, seeking to encourage use of a system it hopes will cut down on accidents.

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Weightlifting: New Zealand transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds

ANAHEIM (Reuters) - A New Zealand transgender lifter will go for gold against an American Olympic medalist when the super-heavyweight classes bring the weightlifting World Championships to a close on Tuesday.

Art nytimes.com

Editorial: Art, Freed From Guantánamo

The military seems unsettled by the attention an exhibition of prisoner art has garnered from news organizations.

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Editorial: Hands Across the Water, Then a Slap in the Face

The ranting of the American president dashed the good cheer from a royal Anglo-American engagement.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Tax Bill Offers Last-Minute Breaks for Developers, Banks and Oil Industry

In Senate Republicans’ mad dash to rewrite the tax code, lawmakers added loopholes for the wealthy and tightened deductions for middle-income workers.

Colleges and Universities nytimes.com

Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the Me-Too Moment

Spelman and Morehouse, the historically black colleges in Atlanta, are among a number of schools nationwide fielding complaints about sexual misconduct.

Federal Budget (US) nytimes.com

Editorial: Tasks for Congress: Ignore President, Keep Government Open …

Congress faces much unfinished business this month. Working around Mr. Trump would help them get it done.

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See moment the tax plan passed Senate

The Republican tax plan has passed the Senate with a vote of 51-49.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: A Historic Tax Heist

In which Republican donors pick your children’s pockets.

Flynn, Michael T nytimes.com

Editorial: Flynn Flipped. Who’s Next?

Michael Flynn’s guilty plea raises obvious questions: What did President Trump know? And when did he know it?

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Roy Moore Finds a Rival From Afar: Gloria Allred

As he fights claims of sexual misconduct, Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, has vilified Gloria Allred, the lawyer representing an accuser.

Kimmel, Jimmy nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel, Defending Christianity, Offers to Fight Roy Moore

Mr. Kimmel lashed out at Mr. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama accused of sexual misconduct, after the two tangled on Twitter.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Revered Australian TV Figure Feels Ripples of Weinstein Scandal

Allegations against Don Burke, a longtime star, open a debate about the “bloke” culture of masculinity in Australia.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Editorial: Help Wanted: Top Diplomat

President Trump undermined Rex Tillerson’s success at the State Department, but that doesn’t mean his successor will do a better job.

Pain-Relieving Drugs nytimes.com

Editorial: Kellyanne Conway Might as Well Be ‘Opioid Czar’

President Trump trusts Ms. Conway. Is that enough to get something done on the opioid addiction crisis?

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New CEO of Brazil's Oi to adopt a conciliatory tone in creditor talks

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The new chief executive officer of Oi SA, the Brazilian carrier which is conducting Latin America´s largest ever debt restructuring, said the company will adopt a conciliatory tone in talks with creditors.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Pelosi Calls on Conyers to Resign After an Accuser Details Her Charges

One of Representative John Conyers Jr.’s accusers appeared on “Today” to explicitly detail her harassment accusations, prompting the Democratic leader to say he should go.

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Venezuela creditors meet with Rotshchild, Cleary in London-sources

LONDON/NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Investment bank Rothschild is participating in a Venezuelan creditors' meeting in London on Thursday to discuss how to handle the cash-strapped country's request to restructure some $60 billion in outstanding bonds, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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Soccer - World Cup draw offers welcome distraction for Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a welcome distraction to the unrelenting diet of doping and corruption news that has sullied the nation's sporting reputation in recent years.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Matt Lauer Apologizes After Firing Over Sexual Misconduct Claims

Mr. Lauer expressed “sorrow and regret.” He was fired by NBC on Wednesday.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

The #MeToo Moment

Our new gender editor offers insights and updates on the sexual misconduct scandals roiling our society.

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Softbank offers to buy more Flipkart shares at reduced $9 bln-$10 billion valuation: Mint

(Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Group Corp offered to buy an undisclosed number of shares in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart at a reduced valuation in the range of $9 billion to $10 billion, the Mint daily reported on Thursday.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Editorial: Is North Korea’s Nuclear Test a Sign of Hope?

With his nuclear ambitions apparently realized, Kim Jong-un may now be willing to negotiate.

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REFILE-Softbank offers to buy more Flipkart shares at reduced $9 bln-$10 bln valuation - Mint

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Group Corp offered to buy an undisclosed number of shares in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart at a reduced valuation in the range of $9 billion to $10 billion, the Mint daily reported on Thursday.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: Boss Grab Your Breasts? That’s Not (Legally) Harassment

Cases decided decades ago have set an absurdly high bar for workers bringing sexual harassment lawsuits.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Editorial: The Senate is Rushing to Pass Its Tax Bill Because It Stinks

This is no way to handle a complex piece of legislation, and the Republicans must know it.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Matt Lauer Firing Caps a Difficult Time at NBC News

He led the network’s highly profitable “Today” show for more than 20 years. Now, the show is in trouble — and the news division is under attack.

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Brazil bankruptcy judge puts back Oi creditor meeting to Dec 19

BRASILIA, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The judge handling the bankruptcy restructuring of Brazilian telecoms Grupo Oi SA decided on Wednesday to postpone a meeting of creditors until Dec. 19 because stakeholders could not agree on key issues.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and the Sexism of Morning TV

The job of the morning-show anchor involves connecting with the viewer. Now millions of people have been suddenly told that this fake relationship is over.

Flowers and Plants nytimes.com

Noted: An ‘It’ Flower for a Feminist Moment

The graphic, almost-anatomical anthurium seems suited to the sexual politics of 2017.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Matt Lauer’s History at ‘Today’: Two Decades of Highs and Lows

From some awkward interviews to narrating the events of 9/11, Mr. Lauer had spent more than 20 years at “Today” before he was fired this week.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

How Should We Respond to Sexual Harassment?

The legal system and social science offer principles to evaluate each case and to explain why this moment is so disorienting.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

The network’s news president, Andrew Lack, said in a memo, “We were also presented with reason to believe this may not have been an isolated incident.”

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Amazon offers tickets to early 'Jumanji' screenings for Prime members

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said members of its shopping club Prime could purchase tickets to an early screening of Sony Pictures' "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" in more than 1,000 U.S. cinemas, in its latest move to court subscribers.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: Senate Considers Making a Terrible Tax Bill Even Worse

Dragging its abysmal standards lower, it may throw more money at billionaires to win two crucial votes.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Hollywood Harassment Was an Open Secret. But TV Comedies Took It On.

Months before a wave of scandals, creators like Aziz Ansari, Lena Dunham and Tig Notaro explored sexual abuse, particularly the role of the bystander.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Conyers Scandal Highlights Divisions, Generational and Gender

Some House Democrats hope that the sexual harassment scandal that cost Representative John Conyers Jr. his Judiciary post could hasten other changes.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: Transgender Surgery Comes to Major Southern California Hospital

Tuesday: Transgender surgery at Cedars-Sinai, an assemblyman accused of sexual harassment resigns and the rebel state of Jefferson.

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Ivanka Trump, feted in India, calls for closing gender gap in business

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump kicked off a global business summit in southern India on Tuesday calling for better opportunities for women entrepreneurs battling heavy odds around the world.

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UPDATE 1-Scotiabank offers $2.2 bln for stake in BBVA's Chilean unit

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The Bank Of Nova Scotia on Tuesday offered $2.2 billion for a majority stake in the Chilean operations of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) in a deal that would make the Canadian lender Chile's third largest non-state bank.

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Scotiabank offers to buy BBVA Chile's majority stake

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Canada's Bank Of Nova Scotia said on Tuesday it offered to buy lender Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA's (BBVA) majority stake in its Chile unit for about $2.2 billion.

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SoftBank offers to buy Uber shares at 30 percent discount

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is offering to purchase shares of Uber Technologies Inc at a valuation of $48 billion, a 30 percent discount to its most recent valuation of $68.5 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Editorial: What Congressmen Are Hiding

A system for settling sexual harassment complaints against lawmakers puts the burden on victims, and taxpayers.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: When You’re Promoted, Not Punished After a Scandal

Don’t forget that Donald Trump won the presidency even after a sexual harassment scandal.

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European Games to include new mixed gender team event in 2019

(Reuters) - European Athletics is poised to spearhead the charge for radical change in the sport with organizers having unveiled a new mixed gender team competition to be introduced at the second edition of the European Games in 2019.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Mind: Therapy for Sexual Misconduct? It’s Mostly Unproven

Some celebrities have promised to enroll in treatment following accusations of sexual impropriety. But experts say there is no proven treatment.

Search and Seizure nytimes.com

Editorial: Cops, Cellphones and Privacy at the Supreme Court

The justices have a good opportunity to bring the Fourth Amendment up-to-date in the digital age.

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UPDATE 1-Iraq offers nine oil and gas blocks for exploration near Iran, Kuwait borders

BAGHDAD, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Iraq will invite foreign energy firms to bid for the exploration and development of nine new oil and gas blocks bordering Iran and Kuwait, the oil ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

United States Economy nytimes.com

Editorial: The Republican Tax on the Future

More debt, a growing trade deficit, factories moving overseas — that’s no way to make America great.

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

Editorial: Mr. Trump’s Paper Towels Aren’t Helping Puerto Rico

With little sign of progress, thousands of people are leaving for the mainland each day.

vis-photo nytimes.com

India’s Gay Rights Activists Seize Momentum After Landmark Ruling

A Supreme Court decision that citizens have a constitutional right to privacy is seen as a crucial advance in the fight against a law criminalizing sex between men.

oddlyEnoughNews reuters.com

Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves

CHENGDU, China (Reuters) - Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer's eyelid.

worldNews reuters.com

Momentum grows for another grand coalition in Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - Members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) will likely approve a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives if party leaders present a convincing proposal, a member of the party's executive leadership said on Saturday.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Editorial: When a Tax Cut Costs Millions Their Medical Coverage

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

For-Profit Schools nytimes.com

Editorial: Exploiting Veterans for Profit

And the Trump administration wants to make for-profit colleges even less accountable.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Uma Thurman Calls Out Harvey Weinstein and His ‘Wicked Conspirators’

In a sharply worded Instagram post, Ms. Thurman had a message for the producer, who has been accused of sexual assault: “I’m glad it’s going slowly — you don’t deserve a bullet.”

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Baby-gender 'reveal' parties may have a dark side

(Reuters Health) - Expectant parents are bringing back the surprise element of having a baby by learning the results of prenatal ultrasound reports in ever more elaborate "gender-reveal" parties.

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Brazil carrier Oi chief executive offers resignation -sources

SAO PAULO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi SA, Marco Schroeder, has tendered his resignation, three sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Friday.

Gender nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Germany Embraces a Third Gender. What’s Next?

The country has taken a big step forward, but its politicized gender wars could lead to a backlash.

businessNews reuters.com

Europe's retailers chase sales boost with Black Friday offers

LONDON (Reuters) - Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on "Black Friday" in a test of consumer confidence, particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. has become most popular.

Civilian Casualties nytimes.com

Editorial: Telling the Truth About the Cost of War

As civilian casualties appear to rise, the American military is not acknowledging the extent of the problem.

Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis nytimes.com

Rwanda Offers to Host African Migrants Stranded in Libya

The gesture could partly reverse the northward odyssey of African migrants seeking new lives in Europe.

Religion and Belief nytimes.com

Editorial: What America Celebrates on Thanksgiving

It’s the one holiday that truly invites all comers.

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Son shows murder victim's last moments

A man was murdered just outside his home in Nashville. His son released video of his final moments hoping it will bring new attention to the case.

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Behind the scenes of a transgender beauty contest

Camille poses for her official photo for the Miss International Queen competition, the world's most prestigious transgender beauty pageant. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Transgender woman's husband: 'People are talking ... I don't care'

What does it mean to love someone who was born a biological male but is a woman? Lisa Ling explores what it really means to be transgender on "This is Life," Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Where these transgender women find work

In one Thailand city, 75% of transgender women work in the sex trade and one woman explains that it's not always by choice. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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UK's 15 billion pound RBS sale to boost government coffers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will reprivatise bailed-out lender Royal Bank of Scotland by selling 15 billion pounds ($20 billion) of shares, according to budget documents released on Wednesday, in a boost to finance minister Philip Hammond's coffers.

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Ex-Tiger Beat editor: Fame took its toll on David Cassidy

The androgynous boy who fans adored was at first giddy about fame, but it soon became a nightmare, too much for a young person to handle on his own, writes Ann Moses.

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BRIEF-Precision Drilling announces early results of cash tender offers and consent solicitations

* Precision Drilling announces early results of cash tender offers and consent solicitations

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Amanpour: Srebrenica genocide was a defining moment

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Editorial: Ms. Merkel Struggles to Hold Germany Together

Her failure to form a governing coalition could lead to new elections amid a growing threat from the right.

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Second Judge Blocks Trump’s Transgender Ban in the Military

The ruling went further than a similar one last month by blocking a policy that prohibited gender-reassignment surgery at the government’s expense.

Race and Ethnicity nytimes.com

Editorial Observer: Colin Kaepernick and the Legacy of the Negro National Anthem

African-Americans have sound historical reasons for resenting “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Subways nytimes.com

Editorial: Who to Blame for Your Subway Nightmare

Here’s a hint: You probably voted for them.

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Film delayed after politician offers $1.6M to behead star

Producers of a Bollywood movie have delayed its release amid fears for the safety of its female star, following death threats from prominent Hindu hardliners.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Editors’ Choice: 7 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Second U.S. judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops

(Reuters) - A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounted to unconstitutional discrimination.

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Second U.S. judge halts Trump's ban on transgender troops

(Reuters) - A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounts to unconstitutional discrimination.

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Opinion: How to make #MeToo stick this time

I am having a serious case of déjà vu. Every day, when I switch on my computer, I, like everyone else, am hit by yet another exposé of a powerful male celebrity, industry leader or politician allegedly sexually harassing and assaulting women; and along with it, another slew of heartbreaking stories from the #MeToo movement.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Dangers of Forcing Gender Equality in Afghanistan

The United States is pushing women to join the Afghan security forces, without providing them with support. By doing so, it’s putting them at risk.

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BRIEF-EP Energy announces offers to exchange new senior secured notes due 2024 for outstanding senior notes due 2020, 2022 and 2023

* Announces offers to exchange new senior secured notes due 2024 for outstanding senior notes due 2020, 2022 and 2023 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Juvenile Delinquency nytimes.com

Editorial: Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?

The Supreme Court has narrowed the use of life sentences without parole for juveniles. Now it can end it for good.

Inheritance and Estate Taxes nytimes.com

Editorial: ‘Only Morons Pay the Estate Tax’

That’s a heck of a way for the Trump administration to talk about the richest Americans.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Fox Establishes Workplace Culture Panel After Harassment Scandal

As part of a settlement with a shareholder, 21st Century Fox promised to address the culture of a workplace jolted by sexual harassment allegations.

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Best moments from the 2017 American Music Awards

From Pink's stunning acrobatic performance to Christina Aguilera's Whitney Houston tribute, check out the best moments from the 2017 American Music Awards.

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Mexico, Canada shun NAFTA autos counteroffers: sources

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Divisions over updating the NAFTA trade deal showed no sign of easing on Sunday as Mexico and Canada signaled they would not offer counterproposals to U.S. demands for far stronger automotive content rules, people with knowledge of the talks said.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: This Is a Man Problem

To fight sexual harassment, we have to re-examine our masculinity.

Renting and Leasing (Real Estate) nytimes.com

Editorial: Why is New York Full of Empty Stores?

All these dead spaces hurt, and neighborhoods have a right to protect themselves.

Coups D'Etat and Attempted Coups D'Etat nytimes.com

Editorial: Mr. Mugabe Won’t Say What Zimbabwe Longs to Hear: I Quit

It’s good that the army has taken power, but whoever takes over must heed the cheering crowds who want an end to corruption and brutality.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

‘Revolt’ in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance

Many in France call sexual harassment a national emergency, but cultural and legal barriers discourage women from complaining about harassment in the workplace.

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Moments from his life and career

David Cassidy is known as the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family." Take a look at moments from his career and life.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Editorial Notebook: Dear Nobel Winners, Mr. Trump Has All the Brains He Needs

The president won’t meet this year’s American laureates, no surprise for “a very intelligent person” with no need for science.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Editorial: The Trump Administration Is Making War on Diplomacy

Rex Tillerson, ill suited as secretary of state, is dismantling his department to fit his limited ambitions.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: What if Ken Starr Was Right?

Revisiting the 1990s and realizing that impeachment was reasonable.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: The Hillary Effect

Until now, our sexual predation seminars have been hijacked by politics. But this time may be different.

Voter Registration and Requirements nytimes.com

Editorial: Virginia Makes Every Voter Count

Its governor restored the rights of thousands of disenfranchised felons to go to the polls, something all states should do.

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BRIEF-Caesars Entertainment says units ‍ are each extending early payment deadline, withdrawal time and expiration date for their cash tender offers​

* Caesars Entertainment Corp - units ‍ are each extending early payment deadline, withdrawal time and expiration date for their cash tender offers​

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BRIEF-MONSTER DIGITAL ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF OFFERS TO AMEND AND EXERCISE WARRANTS

* MONSTER DIGITAL INC ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF OFFERS TO AMEND AND EXERCISE WARRANTS

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UPDATE 2-UK court finds for Dana Gas creditors in $700 mln Islamic bond case

* Bondholders call for negotiated settlement (Adds Dana statement, context)

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Trump, a Veteran of Sexual Harassment Accusations, Scolds Franken

In a pair of tweets late Thursday night, President Trump weighed in on the sexual assault allegations surrounding Senator Al Franken.

Pregnancy and Childbirth nytimes.com

Modern Love: 17 Million Frozen Sperm Await the Perfect Moment

A woman trying to get pregnant on her own finds connection and hope during a total solar eclipse.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: How to Stop the Predators Who Aren’t Famous

The past few weeks have shown that publicly shaming some men can work. Now we need to deal with the rest of them.

Art nytimes.com

Editorial: The da Vinci Lode

The sale of Leonardo’s “Salvator Mundi” for almost a half-billion dollars says more about grotesque financial inequality than about art.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Franken Should Go

It’s not necessarily fair to him. But it’s what needs to happen now.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Editorial: A Tax-Cut Bill to Make Scrooge McDuck Proud

Republicans have made clear where their values lie. Well-heeled campaign funders matter. Middle-class families don’t.

companyNews reuters.com

Momentum builds in U.S. for disclaimers on internet election ads

Nov 16 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday kicked off a process that could result in mandatory disclaimers on election ads that appear on social media, a reaction to anonymous, Russia-linked ads on sites such as Facebook ahead of the 2016 U.S. elections.

Famine nytimes.com

Editorial: Saudis Try to Starve Yemen Into Submission

Impeding humanitarian assistance and using famine as a weapon are war crimes, and the world is finally taking notice.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures nytimes.com

Editorial: Mr. Trump Casts a Shadow Over the AT&T-Time Warner Deal

He politicizes everything he touches, so unless his appointees act with utmost integrity they will be tainted as his henchmen.

Nuclear Weapons nytimes.com

Editorial: The Senate Questions the President’s Power to Launch Nukes

Mr. Trump has brought on himself this examination of his authority to order the launch of the world’s most deadly weapons.

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Transgender woman sues Massachusetts for housing her in men's prison

BOSTON (Reuters) - A transgender woman on Wednesday sued the Massachusetts prison system, saying it is violating her civil rights by housing her in a facility for male prisoners, where lawyers contend she is routinely harassed by fellow inmates and prison staff.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017) nytimes.com

Trump Offers Condolences, for the Wrong Mass Shooting

In a Twitter post later deleted, President Trump again addressed a Texas town affected by a shooting on Nov. 5, though four were killed in California on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Windstream extends consent solicitations and exchange offers

* Windstream extends consent solicitations and exchange offers

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Exclusive: Glencore offers Chad new plan to repay more than $1 billion loan

LONDON (Reuters) - Commodities trader Glencore has offered Chad a grace period from principle repayments on a more than $1 billion cash-for-crude loan and extended the deadline for full repayment to 2025 from 2022, a letter seen by Reuters showed.

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Philippines' Duterte lauds China's help at 'crucial moment' in Marawi battle

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China's "critical" role in expediting the end of a five-month war with Islamist insurgents in a Philippine town.

Women's Rights nytimes.com

Canada Moves Closer to Gender Equity for Indigenous Women

A bill to remove gender discrimination from a law regulating indigenous rights does not go far enough, critics say.

domesticNews reuters.com

Pentagon pays for service members' gender-reassignment surgery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday it had paid for gender-reassignment surgery of an active-duty service member that took place earlier in the day, as the issue of transgender troops serving in the U.S. military continues to garner national attention.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Pentagon Approves Gender-Reassignment Surgery for Service Member

The surgery was the latest setback to President Trump’s effort to bar transgender people from serving in the military.

Presidential Election of 2016 nytimes.com

Editorial: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Doesn’t Recall

Over more than five hours, Mr. Sessions on Tuesday still forgot a lot of things most people would remember.

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10 moments to remember from Sessions' testimony

It was a tale of two hearings, and five long hours, Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

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UPDATE 1-Lufthansa offers 250 mln euros to take on most of Alitalia's fleet, half of staff -source

FRANKFURT, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Germany's Lufthansa has offered 250 million euros ($294 million) to take on most of Alitalia's fleet of aircraft and half of its staff, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

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Lufthansa offers 250 mln euros to take on most of Alitalia's fleet, half of staff -source

FRANKFURT, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Germany's Lufthansa has offered 250 million euros ($294 million) to take on most of Alitalia's fleet of aircraft and half of its staff, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Norfolk Southern announces expiration of early exchange period of exchange offers

* Norfolk Southern announces expiration of early exchange period of previously announced exchange offers and increase in aggregate principal amount of new notes to be issued to $750,000,000

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BRIEF-Anthem launches cash tender offers for certain outstanding debt securities

* Anthem launches cash tender offers for certain outstanding debt securities

worldNews reuters.com

Japan's Abe offers $1 billion in rural aid to Myanmar's Suu Kyi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday pledge up to 117 billion yen ($1.03 billion) of development aid to Myanmar in a meeting in Manila with government leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Airbnb puts automatic rental cap on central Paris offers

PARIS (Reuters) - Short-term rental website Airbnb, which has been challenging traditional hotel operators such as Accor and Marriott, said it would automatically cap the number of days its hosts can rent their property each year in central Paris.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Editorial: President Trump’s Thing for Thugs

The degree to which he grovels before some of the world’s most unsavory leaders hurts U.S. credibility and influence.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: Mitch McConnell Believes the Women. Good for Him.

Don’t hold your breath waiting for real change, but the Senate majority leader has set a good example by accepting the word of Roy Moore’s accusers.

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Military widow honors husband with Veterans Day baby gender reveal

On Veterans Day you usually see the colors red, white and blue, but people celebrating with Cassie Lohrey saw pink.

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Military widow's poignant gender reveal

Cassie Lohrey found out that she was pregnant a week after burying her husband, Navy corpsman Ryan Lohrey.

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Roark Capital offers to buy Buffalo Wild Wings: Wall Street Journal

(Reuters) - Restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings Inc has received a takeover bid valued at more than $2.3 billion from private-equity firm Roark Capital Group, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 4-Venezuela offers chocolates but little else to creditors

CARACAS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government gifted chocolates to creditors at debt talks on Monday, but little else in terms of firm proposals to renegotiate $60 billion in bonds, suggesting the struggling OPEC nation lacks a strategy to avert default.

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UPDATE 3-Seeking to dodge default, Venezuela hosts creditors

CARACAS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government welcomed scores of creditors on Monday for talks intended to renegotiate a crippling foreign debt and avert a default that could compound the once-prosperous OPEC nation's economic crisis.

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BRIEF-Merck announces pricing of any and all tender offers

* Says ‍as of date of offers, aggregate outstanding principal amount of notes was about $2.95 billion​

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Russia's RT America registers as 'foreign agent' in USA: editor

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - RT America, the U.S. arm of the Kremlin-backed TV station RT, has registered with the U.S. Department of Justice as a "foreign agent" in the United States, the outlet's editor in chief said on Monday.

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Russia's RT registers as 'foreign agent' in USA: editor

MOSCOW (Reuters) - RT America, the U.S. arm of the Kremlin-backed TV station RT, has registered as a "foreign agent" in the United States, the outlet's editor in chief said on Monday.

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Vanity Fair's new chief editor makes history

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Analysis: This may be one of the most awkward moments in handshake history

There should be a rule in international diplomacy: No strange handshake rituals.