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SpaceX is taking beer research to space

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Wife of disgraced Mexican governor taking 'refuge' in UK: report

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The wife of a detained former Mexican governor is living in Britain and has demanded back artwork, golf clubs and crystal that were seized by the government, according to a letter obtained by news site Animal Politico.

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'Soup Nazi' company's former CFO pleads guilty to tax evasion

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chief financial officer of a company that licensed the name and recipes of the chef who inspired the tyrannical “Soup Nazi” character on the TV comedy “Seinfeld” pleaded guilty on Monday to tax evasion, according to court records.

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Former Turkish investigator tells U.S. jury of uncovering bribe scheme

By Brendan Pierson Dec 11 (Reuters) - A former Turkish police investigator on Monday told jurors in the trial of a Turkish bank executive charged with evading U.S. sanctions against Iran that he found shoeboxes full of cash in the home of another high-ranking Turkish banker. The investigator, Huseyin Korkmaz was testifying in Manhattan federal court for U.S. prosecutors in the trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at the majority state-owned Halkbank accused of taking

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Japanese police refer former champion Harumafuji to prosecutors

TOKYO (Reuters) - Police on Monday referred former sumo grand champion Harumafuji to prosecutors on suspicion of bodily injury to a junior wrestler, Japanese media reported, the latest development in an incident that has tainted the image of the national sport.

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Former Tigers Morris, Trammell elected to Hall of Fame

(The Sports Xchange) - Former Detroit Tigers stars Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the Modern Era Baseball committee.

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Former British celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies in prison

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's best-known publicist, Max Clifford, died on Sunday after collapsing in prison, where he was serving an eight-year sentence for indecently assaulting teenage girls in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Golf: Former European Ryder Cup player Horton dies, aged 76

(Reuters) - Tommy Horton, a two-times Ryder Cup player and a stalwart of the European Tour, has died at the age of 76.

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Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian leader Saakashvili

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's general prosecutor said on Friday police had recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week.

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Former Trump adviser interviewed in Congress in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walid Phares, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Friday in its investigation of possible Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. election.

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Vows: Two Marines, Taking Semper Fi to Another Level

Ashley Iorio and David Sands attended the Naval Academy together, but they will begin married life mostly apart.

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JPMorgan's Dimon taking customer pricing hints from Amazon

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co expects to offer more price discounts to its banking customers who buy multiple products, similar to the way Amazon.com gives extras to its Prime subscribers, chief executive Jamie Dimon said on Thursday.

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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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Ex-Governor’s Run Gives Democrats a Bit More Hope of Retaking the Senate

Former Gov. Phil Bredesen will run for the seat being vacated by Senator Bob Corker, giving Democrats a mathematical but narrow path to the majority.

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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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Nearly Every Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Disagrees With Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

All but two of the 11 former envoys said the decision — a departure from seven decades of U.S. policy — was foolish and even dangerous.

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Matter: Scientists ‘Inject’ Information Into Monkeys’ Brains

In an experiment with science fiction implications, neurologists say they taught monkeys to play a game by stimulating their brains with electrodes.

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Morgan Stanley fires former lawmaker for misconduct

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley has fired former U.S. Democratic lawmaker Harold Ford, Jr., a managing director at the Wall Street bank, for inappropriate conduct, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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Morgan Stanley fires former U.S. lawmaker for misconduct

NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley has fired former U.S. Democratic lawmaker Harold Ford, Jr., a managing director at the Wall Street bank, for inappropriate conduct, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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Honeywell to buy 25 percent of Chinese supply chain software firm

(Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Honeywell will take a 25 percent stake in Chinese software provider Flux Information Technology, placing a long-term bet on China's rapidly growing logistics industry.

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BRIEF-Honeywell To Invest In Flux Information Technology And Form A New Joint Venture

* HONEYWELL TO INVEST IN LEADING CHINESE SUPPLY CHAIN SOFTWARE PROVIDER AND FORM A NEW JOINT VENTURE TO PURSUE OPPORTUNITIES OUTSIDE CHINA

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Former 'The Voice' contestant responds to rape allegation

A former contestant from "The Voice" is denying a rape accusation made by another female singer.

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Harvey Weinstein and His Former Businesses Are Sued by Six Women in Class Action

In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs claim Miramax and The Weinstein Company worked to cover-up Mr. Weinstein’s “widespread sexual harassment and assault.”

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BRIEF-Novartis Says Premenopausal Women Taking Kisqali Benefited For Longer Time Until Health-Related QOL Deterioration

* NOVARTIS KISQALI IS FIRST AND ONLY CDK4/6 INHIBITOR TO SHOW SUPERIOR MEDIAN PFS COMPARED TO ORAL ENDOCRINE THERAPY AS FIRST-LINE TREATMENT IN A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED PHASE III TRIAL DEDICATED TO PREMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH HR+/HER2- ADVANCED BREAST CANCER

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Zimbabwe court again postpones former finance minister's bail hearing

ZIMBABWE (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean court has postponed to Thursday the bail hearing of former finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing charges of corruption dating back two decades.

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Former Trump campaign aide may be hit with more charges

Robert Mueller may not be through with Rick Gates, a deputy Trump campaign aide and one of the four people who have been charged as part of the special counsel probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Former Trump aide nomination to be Singapore envoy stalled over Russia concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nomination to be ambassador to Singapore of K.T. McFarland, a former security adviser to President Donald Trump, has been delayed due to concerns about her testimony to Congress over communications with Russia, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday.

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Venezuela's former ambassador to U.N. leaves the United States: source

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela's former ambassador to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, has left the United States after being forced to resign by President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to a source with knowledge of his travel plan.

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Google unveils new Android software in India to power cheap smartphones

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google launched a stripped-down version of its Android software in India on Tuesday, as it attempts to woo millions of basic phone users in the fast-growing wireless services market.

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Chaotic scenes as former Georgian president Saakashvili detained in Kiev

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine detained former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday on suspicion of assisting a criminal organization, sparking clashes between his supporters and police who fired teargas into the crowd.

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Spain withdraws international arrest warrant for Catalonia former politicians

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had withdrawn an international arrest warrant for Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his cabinet members saying the politicians had shown willingness to return to Spain.

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METALS-Base metals slip on profit-taking, shrug off positive China data

(Recasts, updates prices) By James Regan SYDNEY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Base metals slipped into negative territory on Tuesday despite positive Chinese services data, as investors locked in profits on recent gains in nickel and copper. Earlier in the day, UBS raised its forecast for electric vehicles, which eventually led to an upgrade in the 2020-2021 nickel outlook. However, the brokerage warned that a vast inventory pile of metal and ore means it will be difficult to see nickel prices

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Trump son, former partner due before House panel this week: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son and a former business associate of the president are due to testify to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee this week, as it continues its investigation of possible Russian involvement in the 2016 election, a source familiar with the schedule said.

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Former Egypt premier says he's 'fine' and still mulling election bid

CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik, who returned home from the United Arab Emirates in mysterious circumstances after announcing his bid for Egypt's presidency, told Reuters on Monday he was "fine" but was prevented from saying much more.

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Former Florida congresswoman sentenced to five years for fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, federal court officials said.

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Trump son, former business partner due before House panel this week: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son and a former business associate of the president are due to testify to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee this week, as it continues its investigation of possible Russian involvement in the 2016 election, a source familiar with the schedule said.

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Former U.S. Rep. Brown of Florida sentenced to five years for fraud: report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, a Jacksonville television station reported.

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Yemen's former President killed

Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in the capital Sanaa, dealing a blow to hopes of an end to the country's protracted conflict.

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BRIEF-Biogen Appoints Mark Hernon As SVP, Chief Information Officer

* BIOGEN APPOINTS MARK HERNON AS SVP, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Spain's Supreme Court refuses bail for former Catalonia cabinet members

MADRID (Reuters) - Former Catalonian vice-president Oriol Junqueras, former cabinet member Joaquim Forn and two leaders of civic groups ANC and Omnium Cultural, faced with charges of sedition, have been refused bail, Spain's Supreme Court said on Monday.

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Former Catalonia vice-president Oriol Junqueras refused bail: court source

MADRID (Reuters) - Former Catalonia vice-president Oriol Junqueras, former cabinet member Joaquim Forn and two leaders of civic groups ANC and Omnium Cultural, faced with charges of sedition, have been refused bail, a court source said on Monday.

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MOVES-Former BlackRock governance leader Oleksiuk joins Evercore-sources

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Zach Oleksiuk, the former leader of asset manager BlackRock Inc's investment stewardship team in the Americas, has joined New York-based investment bank Evercore Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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After return home, former Egypt premier says still mulling election bid

CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik, who returned home from the United Arab Emirates after announcing his bid for Egypt's presidency, appeared in Cairo on Sunday to say he was still considering his run in next year's election.

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Former Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafik meets lawyer in Cairo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafik met with his lawyer at a Cairo hotel on Sunday, the lawyer said, after his family said it feared he had been "kidnapped" following his arrival from the UAE after announcing his intention to run for president of Egypt.

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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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Australian former deputy prime minister returns to parliament

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce will return to parliament after he won an essential by-election for his seat, just over a month after he was kicked out over a dual citizenship crisis that cost the conservative coalition government its majority.

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UPDATE 2-UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Britain's main cyber security agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab.

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Australia's former deputy PM expected to win election, reclaim seat

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is expected to win re-election for the seat he was earlier forced to vacate, and return to his position in parliament on Saturday, just over a month after he was kicked out over a dual citizenship crisis that cost the government its majority.

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UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

(Reuters) - Britain's main cyber security agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab.

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BRIEF-Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Preliminary Balance Sheet Information And Asset Coverage Ratio Update

* TORTOISE MLP FUND, INC. PROVIDES UNAUDITED PRELIMINARY BALANCE SHEET INFORMATION AND ASSET COVERAGE RATIO UPDATE AS OF NOV. 30, 2017

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BRIEF-Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund Provides Unaudited Preliminary Balance Sheet Information And Asset Coverage Ratio Update

* TORTOISE PIPELINE & ENERGY FUND, INC. PROVIDES UNAUDITED PRELIMINARY BALANCE SHEET INFORMATION AND ASSET COVERAGE RATIO UPDATE AS OF NOV. 30, 2017

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UK bans Kaspersky software from departments responsible for national security: FT

(Reuters) - The British government has banned its departments responsible for national security from using software made by Russia's Kaspersky Labs, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing a letter sent to government officials. http://on.ft.com/2BuuWPU

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Ex-U.S. NSA employee pleads guilty to taking classified documents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former U.S. National Security Agency employee pleaded guilty on Friday to illegally taking classified information outside the spy agency that an intelligence official said was later stolen from his home computer by Russian hackers.

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Former NSA employee pleads guilty to taking classified documents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former National Security Agency employee who worked in its elite hacking unit pleaded guilty on Friday to illegally taking classified information outside the spy agency, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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Former N.S.A. Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Information

Nghia H. Pho, a software developer for the intelligence agency, admitted taking secrets that Russian hackers then stole from his home computer.

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Information overload is driving us crazy

In a famous 1927 concurrence, Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis distinguished the purpose of free speech as helping humans to develop and nurture their capabilities to have meaningful discourse. Brandeis wrote: "The greatest menace to freedom is an inert people; that public discussion is a political duty, and that this should be a fundamental principle of the American government."

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Exclusive: Former top Brazil prosecutor says successor, police chief slowing graft probes

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Three senior Brazilian law enforcement officials, including the former prosecutor general, said new leaders of the federal police and prosecutors' offices are curbing an anti-corruption drive that challenged centuries of impunity in Latin America's biggest country.

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Former U.S. Marine Gets Life in Prison for Okinawa Rape and Murder

Kenneth Franklin Shinzato admitted raping his victim, a 20-year-old Japanese woman, but denied that he intended to kill her.

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Former Catalan cabinet members to appear before Supreme Court

MADRID (Reuters) - Eight former Catalan cabinet members currently in custody awaiting trial will appear before the Supreme Court on Friday, after requesting their release ahead of a regional election Dec. 21 in the wake of a disputed independence referendum.

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

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

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UPDATE 1-Lyft cuts losses as revenue surges - the Information

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Lyft's losses narrowed in the first half of the year as revenue more than tripled to $483 million, technology news website the Information reported on Thursday.

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Lyft cuts losses as revenue surges -the Information

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Lyft's losses narrowed in the first half of the year as revenue more than tripled to $483 million, technology news website the Information reported on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Profit taking saps European shares in November after "memorable" gains

* Tech under pressure as Apple worries hit Dialog (Recasts, adds details, closing prices)

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Venezuela arrests former oil bosses in deepening graft purge

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities said on Thursday they detained two once-powerful officials who had run the oil ministry and state energy company PDVSA as part of a deepening anti-corruption purge also seen as a power play by leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

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UPDATE 2-Venezuela arrests former oil bosses in deepening graft purge

CARACAS, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities said on Thursday they detained two once-powerful officials who had run the oil ministry and state energy company PDVSA as part of a deepening anti-corruption purge also seen as a power play by leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

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UPDATE 1-Venezuela seizes former oil bosses in graft purge -sources

CARACAS, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities have detained two once-powerful officials who had both run the oil ministry and state oil company PDVSA as a part of a deepening anti-corruption purge, three people familiar with the situation said on Thursday.

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Venezuela seizes former oil bosses in graft purge -sources

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities have detained two once-powerful officials who had both run the oil ministry and state oil company PDVSA as a part of a deepening anti-corruption purge, three people familiar with the situation said on Thursday.

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Exclusive: Former Egyptian premier Shafiq says intends to run in 2018 election

CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, an ex-air force pilot and former presidential candidate, said on Wednesday he intended to run in the presidential election early next year and would return to Cairo in the "coming days".

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Apple to review software practices after patching serious Mac bug

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Wednesday it would review its software development process after scrambling to patch a serious bug it learned of on Tuesday in its macOS operating system for desktop and laptop computers.

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Bosnian Croat war crimes convict dies after taking 'poison' in U.N. court

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A former Bosnian Croat military commander swallowed what he said was poison in a U.N. war crimes courtroom on Wednesday and died shortly after losing an appeal against his 20-year prison term.

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Taking the ‘Lady’ Out of the Lady Bag

Dior enlists a team of artists to give its classic handbag a brash makeover.

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Bosnian-Croat war crimes convict dies after taking 'poison' in court: TV

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Bosnian Croat wartime commander died after swallowing what he said was poison in a U.N. war crimes courtroom on Wednesday after losing an appeal against a 20-year prison sentence, Croatian state TV said.

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Bitcoin tops $10,000, taking 2017 gains to 940 percent

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Virtual currency bitcoin soared to an all-time high above $10,000 on Tuesday on major exchanges and digital currency indexes, including the widely followed Luxembourg-based trading platform BitStamp.

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Former Conyers aide: 'Most of us' have seen him in his underwear

A former top communications aide to Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan offered a defense of his former boss amid Tuesday growing allegations of sexual harassment, saying it wasn't uncommon for staffers to accidentally see the congressman in his underwear.

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A New Way for Machines to See, Taking Shape in Toronto

One of the pioneers of so-called computer vision is working on ways to deal with issues his old ideas could not solve.

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Former consumer agency chief shares how he thinks power struggle will play out

Richard Cordray, who stepped down from the top Consumer Financial Protection Bureau position prior to the weekend, has his thoughts on how the power struggle for his old job will play out.

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Joseph Otting, former banker, sworn in as top U.S. bank regulator

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Joseph Otting, a former banking executive and associate of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, was sworn in as U.S. comptroller of the currency on Monday to serve as the leading regulator of national banks.

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Former Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo to be held in custody until trial

HARARE (Reuters) - Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, charged with three counts of corruption in offences that allegedly took place two decades ago, was denied bail on Monday and will be detained in custody until his case is heard on Dec 8.

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Motor racing: Former U.N. climate chief to advise Formula E

LONDON (Reuters) - Former U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres is to join retired four-times Formula One world champion Alain Prost in leading Formula E's Global Advisory Board, the electric motor racing series announced on Monday.

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Former aides defend Conyers after harassment allegations

Twelve former female staffers of Rep. John Conyers say he "never behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner" in front of them as the Michigan Democrat faces an ethics investigation into sexual harassment allegations against him.

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Mexican authorities seek information from Uber about data breach

MEXICO CITY, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's transparency body said on Sunday it would seek information from Uber about the consequences of a large data breach that the ride-hailing company disclosed on Tuesday.

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World's most high-profile Christian taking center stage in staunchly Buddhist country

The world's most high-profile Christian is about to take center stage in a staunchly Buddhist country accused of horrifying acts of brutality against its Rohingya Muslim minority.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: An Aspiring Performer Steps Back From the Edge

G’Mario Charleston left behind Mississippi to chase his dream of becoming a performer. Despite the troubles he faced in his first year in New York, he is not giving up on the city.

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Vows: A Good Day in New York for a Former TV Anchor

Greg Kelly, the former Marine and television personality, marries Judith Grey, an advertising creative director.

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BRIEF-HOLOGIC RECEIVES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE OF QUANTRA 2.2 BREAST DENSITY ASSESSMENT SOFTWARE

* HOLOGIC RECEIVES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE OF QUANTRA 2.2 BREAST DENSITY ASSESSMENT SOFTWARE

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Move could indicate that Trump's former adviser is 'cooperating with prosecutors,' New York Times reports

Michael Flynn's lawyers recently informed President Donald Trump's legal team that they are not able to discuss the investigation by the special counsel anymore, four people involved with the case told The New York Times.

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How former child soldiers for the militant group can go back to leading normal lives

The cigarette dangling from Khalil's lips gives him the air of teenage rebellion generally reserved for boys his age. But Khalil's rebellion is darker than most.

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China's internet regulator denounces its former chief now under investigation

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's internet regulator had said it will purge the "evil influence" of its former top official who the ruling Communist Party has put under investigation for suspected corruption.

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Former co-author: Trump afraid of blacks

When reacting to President Trump's tweets on NBA father LaVar Ball,Tony Schwartz, co-author of The Art of the Deal, said President Trump is "frightened" by black people.

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Former ethics chief says Conway violated Hatch Act

A former director of the US Office of Government Ethics says he filed an official complaint against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for what he argues was a violation of the Hatch Act after she attacked GOP Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore's opponent on television Tuesday.

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American formerly imprisoned in North Korea burns to death

Police in San Diego are investigating the mysterious death of a man who made international headlines eight years ago when former US President Jimmy Carter helped negotiate his release from North Korea.

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Former U.S. ethics official files complaint against Trump aide Conway

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of a U.S. government ethics watchdog said on Wednesday he had filed a complaint claiming senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway violated a law barring executive branch employees from engaging in political activity when she spoke on television against a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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Pakistan's Finance Minister Dar relieved after taking sick leave: media

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has been relieved of his portfolio as he is taking time off with sick leave, local media reported on Wednesday, following weeks of speculation about Dar's future in the wake of corruption proceedings against him.

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

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

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Former team USA doctor pleads guilty

Larry Nassar, the former acclaimed USA Gymnastics team doctor who is accused of sexually assaulting dozens women and girls, pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in a Michigan court on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 3-China probes former chief of internet regulator for suspected graft

* Becomes the latest senior official to be caught up in graft war

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China probes former chief of internet regulator for suspected graft

BEIJING (Reuters) - The former head of China's powerful internet regulator is under investigation for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party said, the latest senior official to be caught up in a sweeping campaign against graft.

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UPDATE 2-China probes former chief of internet regulator for suspected graft

* Becomes the latest senior official to be caught up in graft war

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Former co-anchor: It made my blood boil

Erica Hill, former co-anchor with Charlie Rose on "CBS This Morning," reacts to the allegations against her former colleague.

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Atlanta Rap Keeps Evolving. Quality Control Is Taking It Global.

The nimble record label in the world’s de facto hip-hop capital is working to build sustainable careers, not viral moments, in the streaming era.

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BRIEF-Uber says hackers downloaded some personal information of 57 mln users around the world

* Uber CEO says in late 2016 became aware that 2 individuals outside co had inappropriately accessed user data stored on third-party cloud-based service

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BRIEF-Disney animation head Lasseter taking leave of absence from Pixar amid "missteps" - The Hollywood Reporter

* Disney animation head John Lasseter taking leave of absence from Pixar amid "missteps" - The Hollywood Reporter, citing memo Source text: http://bit.ly/2jcXPZF Further company coverage:

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FIFA panel bans three former soccer officials for life

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

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How the Pentagon Papers changed the "information leak" game

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China pledges to be more open to providing information: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Central and local governments will be more open to providing information to help the international community understand China, the official China Daily reported on Tuesday, citing a senior government official.

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U.S. CFPB fines Conduent for bad credit information

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday said it had fined Xerox Business Services, LLC, now known as Conduent Business Services, $1.1 million for software errors that led to credit reporting agencies receiving incorrect information about over 1 million people.

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Brexit and the City: taking London's financial pulse

LONDON (Reuters) - Will Britain's decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries?

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Former Obama administration official in bid for The Weinstein Co

(Reuters) - Maria Contreras-Sweet, the former head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has submitted an offer to acquire the Weinstein Co, a spokeswoman for the U.S. film and TV studio said on Sunday.

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China's Chongqing renews attacks on former disgraced leaders

BEIJING (Reuters) - The government of the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing renewed its attacks on two of its disgraced former leaders on Monday, saying one had set up an "independent kingdom" while the other was a lazy deceiver.

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Former New York state official sued over alleged sex harassment

(Reuters) - A former New York state employee has filed a federal lawsuit alleging she was sexually harassed by a onetime political appointee of Governor Andrew Cuomo, part of a wave of such accusations leveled in recent weeks against public figures.

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He Took On the Voting Rights Act and Won. Now He’s Taking On Harvard.

Edward Blum, who has orchestrated more than two dozen lawsuits challenging racial preference laws, is now fighting affirmative action in the Ivies.

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'SNL' takes on Senator -- and former 'SNL' performer --Al Franken

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Former leader Pinera seen as favorite as Chileans vote for president

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chileans vote for a new president on Sunday, with billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera the favorite to win, although a crowded field of leftist challengers are likely to force a December runoff.

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Former world No. 1 golfer hospitalized

Former world No. 1 golfer Luke Donald has been hospitalized following a bout of chest pains and will not return to the course until 2018.

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Former number one Donald in hospital after heart scare

(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald was admitted to a Georgia hospital after feeling prolonged chests pains, the English golfer said in a social media post on Thursday.

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Lawmakers seek more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner's lawyer failed to give the Senate Judiciary Committee a document President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser received about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite," the committee's leaders said on Thursday.

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U.S. lawmakers seek more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner's lawyer failed to give the Senate Judiciary Committee a document President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser received about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite," the committee's leaders said on Thursday.

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Senate judiciary committee requests more information on Kushner

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent a letter Thursday requesting more information on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner related to his security clearance and questions over whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.

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Former head of U.S. Homeland Security Ridge in critical condition

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was rushed to an Austin hospital on Thursday and in critical condition after undergoing a heart procedure, officials said.

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Lawmakers want more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner for Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Thursday they had not received information they requested from President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, including emails, phone records and documents related to communications with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

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

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

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Joseph Otting, former banker, confirmed as U.S. Comptroller of the Currency

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Joseph Otting, a former banking executive and associate of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, will serve as a leading regulator for Wall Street after a Senate vote on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Cisco's CFO says revenue from software subscriptions was 52 pct of its software revenue

* Revenue from software subscriptions was 52pct of our software revenue- CFO, conf call‍​

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Former staffer: Congressman asked me to twirl

Former congressional staffer Rebecca Weir says an ex-congressman asked her to twirl for him while she was working for him.

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Cambodia's former opposition leader announces return to politics

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Former Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy announced his return to politics on Wednesday after having resigned as head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) earlier this year.

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About 15 percent of U.S. agencies found Kaspersky Lab software: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About 15 percent of U.S. government agencies have detected some trace of Russian company Kaspersky Lab's software on their systems in a review prompted by concerns the antivirus firm is vulnerable to Kremlin influence, a security official told Congress on Tuesday.

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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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Peugeot partners with Huawei in connected-car software

PARIS (Reuters) - PSA Group will develop a secure connected vehicle system in a new partnership with Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], the French carmaker announced on Tuesday.

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About 15 percent of U.S. agencies detected Kaspersky software on networks: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official told Congress on Tuesday.

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Gillian Walsh, Taking Dance to a Still Place

Ms. Walsh, whose recent works involve minimal movement, talks about transcendence, seeing time, “Dance Moms” and what audiences want.

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Analysis: Sessions sure looks like he is taking orders from Trump

On November 2, in a radio interview, President Donald Trump said this: "The saddest thing is that because I'm the President of the United States, I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department. I am not supposed to be involved with the FBI."

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Funds taking "above normal" risks, cash holdings at 4-yr low-BAML survey

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Gloal funds are showing signs of "irrational exhuberance", with cash holdings at four-year lows and risk-taking at all-time highs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's monthly investor survey said on Tuesday.

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African-Americans taking brunt of oil industry pollution: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems from pollution caused by the oil and gas industry, and the situation could worsen as President Donald Trump dismantles environmental regulations, according to a report issued on Tuesday by a pair of advocacy groups.

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DealBook: Navigating a Breathtaking Level of Global Economic Change

Managing rapid change wrought by politics, technology and social media is testing the business world’s best and brightest.

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BRIEF-Magic Software reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.09

* Magic delivers record-breaking revenues of $66 million for the third quarter of 2017 with 21% year over year growth

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Former intel chiefs: Putin is playing Trump

CNN's Jim Acosta reports on President Donald Trump's accomplishments during his trip to Asia.

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Op-Ed Contributors: Don’t Muzzle Former C.I.A. Officers

Criticizing wrongheaded or shortsighted decisions by senior officials is very different from divulging classified information.

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Dems: Feds taking steps to seize border land

Although approval for a new border wall has yet to come, the Trump administration has taken subtle steps to be able to seize land to build one, including by restarting litigation that has laid dormant for years against landowners, according to a new report from Senate Democrats.

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Former U.S. Vice President Biden leaves open door to 2020 run

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday left the door open to a presidential run to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election and said he is focused now on boosting Democrats in the 2018 midterm races.

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The Checkup: Taking Care of the Physician

A growing body of research literature shows that physician burnout and depression are linked to medical errors and depersonalized care.

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MOVES-RBC investor, treasury unit hires former J.P. Morgan exec David Brown

Nov 13 (Reuters) - RBC Investor & Treasury Services (I&TS), a Royal Bank of Canada unit, appointed David Brown managing director and head of global client coverage, Australia.

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Southeast Asia not taking South China Sea thaw for granted: summit draft

MANILA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations will not take a relative calm in the dispute over the South China Sea for granted, according to a draft of a statement to be issued during a summit meeting in Manila on Monday.

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She Warned of ‘Peer-to-Peer Misinformation.’ Congress Listened.

Renee DiResta has been tracking disinformation on Facebook and other sites since the anti-vaccine movement. Congress turned to her for the grilling of tech executives.

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Southeast Asian nations not taking South China Sea thaw for granted: draft

MANILA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations will not take a relative calm in the dispute over the South China Sea for granted, according to a draft of a statement to be issued during a summit meeting in Manila on Monday.

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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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Lawyers for former Trump aide Flynn call allegations outrageous, false

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorneys representing Mike Flynn, a former aide to President Donald Trump, said on Friday a Wall Street Journal report about their client that included allegations "ranging from kidnapping to bribery" was "outrageous" and "false."

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BRIEF-Spark Therapeutics says 3-year follow-up phase 3 data provide additional information on Luxturna

* Three-Year follow-up phase 3 data provide additional information on efficacy, durability and safety of investigational Luxturna(voretigene neparvovec) in patients with biallelic RPE65-mediated inherited retinal disease Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Aly Raisman: I was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor

Three-time gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar and is "angry" about the culture that allowed the abuse to go on, she said in an interview with "60 Minutes."

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Militant threat hangs over Islamic State's former Libyan stronghold

SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Nearly a year after Islamic State was driven from its Libyan stronghold Sirte, residents surveying their wrecked homes feel neglected and vulnerable, still afraid of the militant threat that has waned but not vanished.

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BRIEF-Marin Software posts Q3 loss per share $0.95

* Marin Software announces third quarter 2017 financial results

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BRIEF-Upland Software reports third quarter financial results

* Upland Software reports record third quarter 2017 financial results with 36% revenue growth and raises full year 2017 guidance

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The President's former security chief testifies that he turned down the offer during a trip to Moscow

President Donald Trump's long-time confidante Keith Schiller privately testified that he rejected a Russian offer to send five women to then private-citizen Trump's hotel room during their 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant, according to multiple sources from both political parties with direct knowledge of the testimony.

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Chip stocks tumble as top performer Nvidia set to report results

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of chipmakers slumped on Thursday ahead of a quarterly earnings report from Nvidia Corp , the star performer of the high-flying sector over the past year.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks fall as corporate updates trigger profit-taking

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks fell on Thursday after a batch of weak corporate updates triggered profit-taking on gains from the previous day's rally. The benchmark Bovespa stock index fell 1.3 percent after rising the most in a month on Wednesday. Blue-chip shares such as Itaú Unibanco Holding SA and Vale SA, which had drive the advance, subtracted the most points from the index. Shares of fuel distributor Ultrapar Participações SA were t

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UAE asks banks for information on 19 Saudis' accounts: sources

ABU DHABI/DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates central bank has asked banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide information on the accounts of 19 Saudi citizens, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-UAE asks banks for information on 19 Saudis' accounts -sources

ABU DHABI/DUBAI, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates central bank has asked banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide information on the accounts of 19 Saudi citizens, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.

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UAE asks banks for information on 19 Saudis' accounts

ABU DHABI/DUBAI, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates central bank and securities regulator have asked banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide information on the accounts of 19 Saudi citizens, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.

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Investigators have asked questions about the former Trump adviser and his son's business dealings

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn has expressed concern about the potential legal exposure of his son, Michael Flynn Jr., who, like his father, is under scrutiny by special counsel Robert Mueller, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

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UPDATE 4-Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breaches, blames Russians

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized on Wednesday for two massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian agents for at least one of them, at a hearing on the growing number of cyber attacks on major U.S. companies.

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N.Y. pension fund manager charged with taking bribes pleads guilty

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former portfolio manager at New York state’s retirement fund pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy on Wednesday after U.S. prosecutors accused him of steering more than $3 billion in trades to two brokerages in exchange for bribes that included vacations, cocaine and prostitutes.

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Chung taking new rules in his stride in Milan

MILAN (Reuters) - South Korea's Chung Hyeon maintained his 100 percent record at the Next Gen ATP Finals with a crushing victory over Russian Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to surge ahead in Group A.

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Former TV Anchorwoman Accuses Kevin Spacey of Assaulting Her Son

Heather Unruh, a longtime television journalist in Boston, said at a news conference that Mr. Spacey reached into her 18-year-old son’s pants at a bar last year.

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Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breaches, blames Russians

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized on Wednesday for two massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian agents for at least one of them, at a hearing on the growing number of cyber attacks on major U.S. companies.

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UPDATE 3-Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breaches, blames Russians

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized on Wednesday for two massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian agents for at least one of them, at a hearing on the growing number of cyber attacks on major U.S. companies.

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Former TV anchor says Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted her son in 2016

Former TV news anchor Heather Unruh came forward on Wednesday with new allegations that Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted her son.

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Bitcoin surges to new high on reports software 'fork' suspended

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged by 10 percent on Wednesday to hit an all-time high just shy of $8,000 after online reports that an upgrade to the cryptocurrency's software planned for next Thursday had been suspended.

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Tennis: Chung taking new rules in his stride in Milan

MILAN (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyeon Chung maintained his 100 percent record at the Next Gen ATP Finals with a crushing victory over Russian Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to surge ahead in Group A.

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UPDATE 2-Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breach, blames Russians

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized on Wednesday for a pair of massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian agents, at a hearing on the growing number of cyber attacks involving major U.S. companies.

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UPDATE 1-Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breach, blames Russians

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized on Wednesday for a pair of massive data breaches at the internet company and blamed Russian agents at a hearing on the growing number of incidents involving major U.S. companies.

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Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breach, blames Russians

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized on Wednesday for a pair of massive data breaches at the internet company and blamed Russian agents at a hearing on the growing number of incidents involving major U.S. companies.

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Former TV anchor, whose girlfriend was killed on-air, wins Virginia seat

Former television anchor and Democrat Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend Alison Parker was killed on live television in 2015, has won the race for the 12th district of Virginia's House of Delegates.

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NASA contracts Uber to build flying taxi air control software

LISBON (Reuters) - Uber has struck a deal with NASA to develop software for managing "flying taxi" routes in the air along the lines of ride-hailing services it has pioneered on the ground, the company said on Wednesday.

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Uber in deal with NASA to build flying taxi air control software

LISBON (Reuters) - Uber has struck a deal with NASA to develop software for managing "flying taxi" routes in the air along the lines of ride-hailing services it has pioneered on the ground, the company said on Wednesday.

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Airbus knew of software vulnerability before A400M crash

PARIS/SEVILLE (Reuters) - Airbus and European safety authorities were warned in late 2014 of a software vulnerability in the A400M military plane that was similar to a weakness that contributed to a fatal crash seven months later, Spanish investigators have found.

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BRIEF-Tata Elxsi partners with BlackBerry to offer embedded software solutions

* Says co partners with BlackBerry to give integration, customization services for BlackBerry's embedded software solutions Source text: http://bit.ly/2zqSO9I Further company coverage:

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Nikkei falls on profit-taking, financials weigh, Toyota bucks trend

TOKYO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday morning from the previous session's near 26-year high as investors took their profits, dragging on financial and mining stocks.

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BRIEF-Take-Two Interactive Software Q2 loss per share $0.03

* Take Two Interactive Software Q2 loss per share $0.03; Q2 GAAP net revenue $443.6 million, up 6 percent

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Former U.S. Homeland Security officials back nominee ahead of hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of dozens of former U.S. Homeland Security officials sent letters supporting the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as the new head of the department ahead of her confirmation hearing on Wednesday by the Senate Homeland Security Committee.

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Roy Halladay, 40, former star pitcher, killed in plane crash

Pitcher Roy Halladay, who won two Cy Young awards and more than 200 major league baseball games during a stellar career, died Tuesday in a plane crash off the Florida coast, authorities said.

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Roy Halladay, Former M.L.B. Pitcher, Dies in Plane Crash

Halladay’s plane went down in the Gulf of Mexico. The two-time Cy Young Award winner retired from baseball in 2013 after a 16-year career.

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Children’s Books: Masters of Illustration Bring Breathtaking Art to These Seafaring Stories

Tales of sailing the high seas, rescuing a whale, and emulating Robinson Crusoe from Mordecai Gerstein, Peter Sis, the Fan brothers, and more

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Former Namibian sprinter Fredericks suspended by IOC

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks was suspended by the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday after being placed under formal investigation in France in a probe into allegations of vote buying to win the 2016 Summer Olympics for Rio de Janeiro.

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Former CIT air leasing boss to run Airbus Americas

PARIS, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Airbus said on Tuesday it had appointed aircraft industry veteran Jeff Knittel to be the next head of its American operations, starting in 2018.

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BRIEF-Former CIT Leasing boss Knittel to run Airbus Americas

* Former CI Leasing CEO Jeff Knittel to become chairman, CEO of Airbus Americas in 2018 Further company coverage: (Reporting By Tim Hepher)

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BRIEF-Coupa Software and Aisino to form strategic alliance​

* Coupa Software Inc says Coupa and Aisino Corporation partner to form strategic alliance​

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Exclusive: Avast owners hire Rothschild for $4 billion software IPO - sources

MADRID/LONDON (Reuters) - The owners of Avast Software have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for a share sale which could value one of the world's most used providers of computer antivirus software at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Exclusive: Avast owners hire Rothschild for $4 billion software float - sources

MADRID/LONDON (Reuters) - The owners of Avast Software, one of the world's most used pieces of computer antivirus software, have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for an initial public offering (IPO) which could value the firm at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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China's former top graft-buster warns of plots to seize power

BEIJING (Reuters) - China must step up vigilance against plots to grab power, as political corruption is the worst form of corruption, Wang Qishan, the country's still influential former top graft-buster, wrote on Tuesday.

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Former Trump adviser Page met Russian officials in 2016 Moscow trips

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to U.S. lawmakers that he met with a Russian deputy prime minister on two trips to Moscow in 2016 and consulted with senior Trump campaign staff about one visit.

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Family strife, threats preceded Texas church massacre by former U.S. airman

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A former U.S. serviceman who shot 26 worshipers to death during Sunday prayers in Texas was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had sent threatening text messages to his wife's mother before the massacre, officials said Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Cargill fined $10 mln for inaccurate swaps information -CFTC

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Cargill Inc will pay a $10 million fine for providing inaccurate information on swaps to protect its revenue, and for failing to supervise the company's swap dealers, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Monday.

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Cargill Inc to pay $10 million fine for inaccurate swaps information -CFTC

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Cargill Inc will pay a $10 million fine for providing inaccurate mid-market marks on swaps, which concealed the company's full markup, and for failing to supervise swap dealer employees, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Marin Software and Google to host webinar on using audiences to drive customer acquisition

* Marin Software and Google to host webinar on using audiences to drive customer acquisition Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Valeant to sell female libido pill business back to former owners

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Monday it will sell its female libido-pill business Sprout Pharmaceuticals back to its former owners, two years after buying the company for about $1 billion.

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Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed, former ministers detained in corruption probe

RIYADH, Nov 5 (Reuters) - One of Saudi Arabia's most prominent businessmen and a former finance minister are among dozens detained in a probe by a new anti-corruption body, a senior Saudi official said on Sunday.

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Judge proposes May 7 trial date for former Trump aide Manafort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday proposed a May 7 trial date for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates, who were indicted on charges including money laundering, according to a court filing.

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Former Puerto Rico official denies any role in Whitefish deal

(Reuters) - A former Puerto Rico official who has been mentioned in connection with a controversial contract to restore electricity to the bankrupt U.S. territory after Hurricane Maria has denied having any role in securing it. 

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RPT-Former Puerto Rico official denies any role in Whitefish deal

Nov 3 (Reuters) - A former Puerto Rico official who has been mentioned in connection with a controversial contract to restore electricity to the bankrupt U.S. territory after Hurricane Maria has denied having any role in securing it.

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BRIEF-Blackberry in talks with Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover for software deal- WSJ

* Blackberry in talks with Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover for software deal- WSJ, citing sources Source text : http://on.wsj.com/2Agzg5T Further company coverage:

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Trump says does not remember much about meeting with former campaign aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday said he did not remember much about a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty this month as part of a federal probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. election campaign.