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75 days after Maria, this is life in St. Croix

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As the islands' residents negotiate their daily lives, there's a gigantic line on their calendar: before Maria, and after. Almost nothing about the two is the same. [Source]

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Alabama Senate Race

One day before the polls open, many are asking whether voters will find it harder to support Roy Moore or a Democrat.

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Vote in 2 Days, Alabama Senator Says Party Can ‘Do Better’ Than Roy Moore

Senator Richard C. Shelby, a fixture of Republican politics in Alabama for a generation, sent a clear message to his state’s voters with an appearance on national television.

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Daily Life in Jerusalem? ‘Difficult’ and ‘Intense’ for Arab and Jew

For residents of Jerusalem, over which the world has been battling for thousands of years, everyday frictions can be draining on both sides of the Green Line.

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Nobel peace laureate group tells U.S., North Korea to negotiate

OSLO (Reuters) - A survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and the leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday urged the United States and North Korea to tone down their rhetoric and negotiate together to avoid a nuclear strike.

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Sunday Routine: How Peter Zaharatos, Chocolate Artist, Spends His Sundays

The owner of SugarCube, a dessert shop in Long Island City, shops for Greek ingredients and plays violin with his children in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Al Franken and the Democrats

The Democratic senator from Minnesota announced that he would resign, even as he denied accusations of sexual misconduct. What does it tell us that his own party pressed him to do it?

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Be 'ready to GO!' Southern California warns residents as fires rage

FARIA BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Fanned by gusting winds, wildfires raged in densely populated Southern California for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing 200,000 people to flee their homes with dangerous conditions forecast until Sunday.

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These cozy home goods are the perfect gift for the holidays

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BRIEF-Jetblue Expands In Worcester With Daily New York-JFK Nonstop Flights

* JETBLUE, LARGEST AIRLINE IN MASSACHUSETTS, EXPANDS IN WORCESTER WITH DAILY NEW YORK-JFK NONSTOP FLIGHTS

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More than 110,000 residents ordered to leave their homes

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Arab Anger and Resignation Over Jerusalem

The Palestinian issue seems to no longer be at the top of the agenda for many Arab leaders. Also, what it’s like to visit the Saudi crown prince.

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Ant Financial's Yu'e Bao caps daily investment at $3,000

BEIJING, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Ant Financial's money market fund will cap the daily amount users can invest at 20,000 yuan ($3,023) from Friday, said Tianhong Asset Management Co Ltd, which manages the fund.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Jerusalem, and the Weinstein Machine

Why President Trump might be risking hopes of an Israeli-Palestinian deal. Also, how Harvey Weinstein used his connections to cover up misconduct accusations.

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New York Today: New York Today: How Trains Helped Create the Holidays

Wednesday: The linked histories of trains and the holiday season, lightings around town, and a Christmas tree of lobster traps.

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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.

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New York Today: New York Today: A Global Feast for the Holidays

Tuesday: Cooking with immigrant chefs in the city, a not-so-silent night and a nudist anniversary.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Free Speech and Wedding Cake

A Colorado baker refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple. The case is now going to the Supreme Court.

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Smokers 7 times more likely to use marijuana daily, study says

Smoking cigarettes and daily use of cannabis are strongly linked in the United States, research says. Smokers, overall, are seven times more likely to use pot daily than non-smokers, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health.

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With China's push on gas heating, one-size doesn't fit all, says China Daily

BEIJING (Reuters) - Local authorities in China should not use a one-size-fits-all approach to implement the country's push to heat millions of homes with natural gas this winter, the official English language paper China Daily said in an editorial on Tuesday.

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Review: Waltzing With Love and Death in ‘Hundred Days’

A revised version of a musical memoir from the Bengsons affectingly reimagines commitment-phobia in existential terms.

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Can Presidents Obstruct Justice? The Latest Trump Fight, Explained

President Trump’s tweet that he knew his former national security adviser had lied to the F.B.I. is seen by some as evidence that he obstructed justice. But his lawyer says a president cannot violate such laws.

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BRIEF-CME Group Average Daily Volume in Nov. Up 21 Percent from Oct.

* CME GROUP REACHED AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 18 MILLION CONTRACTS IN NOVEMBER 2017, UP 21 PERCENT FROM OCTOBER

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Rushed Bill Goes Far Beyond Taxation

Republicans are confident that final tax legislation will be sent to President Trump by the end of this month. But there is more to it than a tax overhaul.

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The best and worst days of his presidency

No wonder the President is lashing out.

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75 days after Maria, this is life in St. Croix

As the islands' residents negotiate their daily lives, there's a gigantic line on their calendar: before Maria, and after. Almost nothing about the two is the same.

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Reporter’s Notebook: Pope Defends His Myanmar Diplomacy: ‘I Did Not Negotiate With the Truth’

Pope Francis, criticized for not using the word “Rohingya” while in Myanmar, said that using the term “would have been a door slammed in the face.”

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Op-Ed Columnist: For the Holidays, Pull a Tooth or Save a Life

Here are ideas for gifts that will make a difference.

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Rockefeller Center tree lights up New York holidays

It's been one of the essential New York holiday traditions for decades now: The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

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Sunday Routine: How Mashonda Tifrere, Art and Hip-Hop Maven, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. Tifrere spends much of her day with her 10-year-old son, Kasseem, often using the High Line to walk to art galleries, restaurants and skate parks.

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AA says it now has enough pilots for the holidays

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The Daily: Listen to a Special Episode of ‘The Daily’ on Flynn’s Guilty Plea

What it tells us that federal prosecutors have a former senior member of the Trump White House on their side.

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Macy's ups seasonal hiring after strong start to holidays

(Reuters) - Macy's Inc said on Friday said it had a strong start to the holiday shopping season and would hire an additional 7,000 temporary workers in anticipation of the demand continuing through Christmas.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Tax Bill’s $1 Trillion Problem

A trillion-dollar problem delayed a vote on the Republican tax bill, and the White House has an elaborate transition plan.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Trump, Taxes and Twitter

We look at President Trump’s role in the Republican tax plan and at the furor he set off by sharing extremist videos.

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Art Review: Rodin From Every Angle: A Cornucopia of Shows for the Holidays

Rodin celebrations in New York and Philadelphia include a bold new view of his work through the eyes and hands of Anselm Kiefer.

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Palestinian rivals delay full Gaza handover by 10 days

GAZA (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to delay final transfer of power of the Gaza Strip from Hamas to the Western-backed Palestinian government by 10 days to Dec. 10 to allow time to "complete arrangements", officials said.

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American Airlines doesn't have enough pilots for the holidays

American Airlines said it was "working diligently to address the issue and expect to avoid cancellations this holiday season."

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Unpaid Price of Civilian Casualties

The American government has yet to compensate any of the families of the thousands of civilian casualties from the U.S.-led battle against ISIS. Why?

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Yemen car bomb attack kills at least two people in Aden: residents

ADEN (Reuters) - Assailants detonated a car bomb outside the Yemeni Finance Ministry offices in the southern city of Aden on Wednesday, killing at least two people, hospital officials and residents said.

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Britain and the EU agree Brexit divorce bill, says Daily Telegraph newspaper

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and the EU have reached agreement on a Brexit divorce bill of between 45 and 55 billion euros, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing unidentified sources.

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BRIEF-‍American Airlines Says Daily Service To Vancouver Will Begin on May 4, 2018

* PRESS RELEASE - AMERICAN AIRLINES STRENGTHENS SERVICE TO CANADA IN 2018

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U.S. experts think North Korea could launch missile 'within days': government sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. government experts think North Korea could conduct a new missile test within days, in what would be its first launch since it fired a missile over Japan in mid-September, two authoritative U.S. government sources said on Tuesday.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: What’s Going On at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

We look at the messy public fight for control of the government’s top consumer financial watchdog and at the deregulatory pressures it faces.

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New York Today: New York Today: Om for the Holidays

Tuesday: Meditation tips for a stressful time of year, free ice skating and the library’s top books for kids.

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'Giving Tuesday' -- a new side of holidays

For decades now, millions of Americans have been embracing the day-after-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza known as "Black Friday." Then came "Cyber Monday," online retailers' chance to cash in on the holiday buying frenzy.

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What Time Inc.’s Glory Days Looked Like, While an Uncertain Future Awaits

The nearly century-old company must turn to its new owner to chart a path for its future — one perhaps not built on the iconic photography and longform journalism that helped it become a household name.

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New York Today: New York Today: Times Critics Plan Your Holidays

Monday: Experts recommend holiday events in the city, the Winter’s Eve festival, and a search for local charities.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Supreme Court Tackles Digital Privacy

A string of armed robberies in the Midwest has led to what could be the most important case on electronic rights to go before the justices.

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Suspected Boko Haram militants take over northeast Nigeria town: residents

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram took over a town in the restive state of Borno in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, residents said.

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Suspected Boko Haram militants take over Magumeri town in northeast Nigeria: residents

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram took over the town of Magumeri in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, residents said.

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Hope fades after 9 days of searching for Argentine submarine

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Families of the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine gave up hope and went home on Friday after days of waiting at the sub's Mar del Plata naval base, saddened and angered by evidence that the vessel may have exploded.

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Miles From Flint, Residents Turn Off Taps in New Water Crisis

Waste from a shoe factory has tainted groundwater in a Grand Rapids suburb. Some residents are skeptical of Michigan officials, who botched the response in Flint.

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Ten days to crack Brexit deal, EU tells May

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union handed Prime Minister Theresa May a 10-day "absolute deadline" to improve her Brexit divorce offer or face failure in persuading EU leaders to open trade talks with Britain at a December summit.

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

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

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Colombian ex-presidents to back joint right-wing 2018 ticket

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Two former Colombian presidents will back a joint right-wing ticket in elections next year, they said on Friday, focusing their platform on objections to the peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebels.

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METALS-China doubts push copper towards first fall in five days

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Updates throughout, moves dateline from Beijing)

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Retailers’ Recipe for the Holidays: Big Sales; Fewer Seasonal Workers

Except for Amazon, most major retailers have scaled back plans for hiring temporary employees during the year’s biggest shopping season, and Walmart is adding almost none.

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Mariah Carey on her Christmas music legacy

The singing legend talks to CNN about the enduring popularity of "All I Want For Christmas" as the classic holiday tune is adapted into a new animated film.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Robert Mugabe’s Rise and Fall

Mr. Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe after nearly four decades in power. Will he be remembered as a tyrant, or as a hero?

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Nursing home residents eligible for palliative care often don’t get it

(Reuters Health) - Many nursing home residents who might benefit from palliative care to make them more comfortable and improve their quality of life don’t receive it, a small U.S. study suggests.

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The days of net neutrality are numbered

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Sexual Misconduct on Capitol Hill

There’s a growing sense that Congress is, for many women, a hostile workplace. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is trying to change that.

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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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Hurricane Maria's uncounted deaths

People on this part of the island knew Quintín Vidal Rolón for two things: his white cowboy hat, which he seemed to wear every day of his 89-year life; and his beat-up Ford pickup truck, which he'd been driving for at least 50 years.

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Hurricane Maria's uncounted dead

Puerto Rico says the hurricane killed 55 people, but funeral homes claim the storm caused nine times that many deaths. We went there to investigate.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: How Trump Is Reshaping the Judiciary

Republican lawyers and lawmakers are working together to install conservative judges at a rate not seen in decades.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Special Episode for Kids

Starting next year, girls can decide whether to become a Girl Scout or a Boy Scout. But a handful of girls — kind of secretly — have already made that decision.

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Daily Beast among digital sites eyeing sale

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UPDATE 3-Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said.

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Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said.

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UPDATE 2-Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Counting Civilian Casualties in Iraq

In Part 2 of our look at the U.S.-led fight against ISIS, the survivor of an airstrike sets out to learn why his home was targeted.

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On Washington: Days of Shrugging Off Sexual Misconduct at the Capitol May Be Over

Lawmakers see a possible turning point against inappropriate behavior that has been tolerated on Capitol Hill because of political power.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Targeting ISIS, and Killing Civilians

The U.S.-led air campaign been hailed as the most precise in history. But its civilian death toll has been far higher than anyone has acknowledged.

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Feature: Three Gorgeous Cakes for the Holidays

A cranberry-lemon stripe cake, a devil’s-food cake with toasted-marshmallow frosting or a sugarplum gingerbread cake for your next special occasion.

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Amazon cuts prices again at Whole Foods ahead of the holidays

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it will offer more discounts and steeper price cuts at Whole Foods Market on many organic foods and groceries popular during the holidays.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Jeff Sessions in the Hot Seat

The attorney general denied lying to Congress about Russian contacts and sidestepped questions about feeling pressure to investigate Hillary Clinton.

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At least two die as downpour near Athens floods roads, traps residents

ATHENS (Reuters) - Heavy overnight rain flooded towns near Athens on Wednesday, killing at least two people, trapping others in their homes and cars and shutting schools.

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One dead as downpour near Athens floods roads, traps residents

ATHENS (Reuters) - Heavy overnight rain flooded towns near Athens on Wednesday, killing one woman, trapping others in their homes and cars and shutting schools.

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Downpour near Athens floods roads, traps residents

ATHENS (Reuters) - Heavy overnight rain flooded a town near Athens on Wednesday, trapping people in their homes and cars and shutting schools.

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Alaska Airlines discontinues Los Angeles-Havana daily flight

Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. airline Alaska Airlines on Tuesday said it would discontinue a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba, after Jan. 22, due to the recent changes in Cuba travel policies by the U.S. government.

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Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sells a million copies in 4 days

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Hariri to return to Lebanon in next two days

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri will return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia within two days, he said on Tuesday, 10 days after his shock resignation as prime minister in a broadcast from Riyadh.

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Hariri says to return to Lebanon in next two days

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri will return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia within two days, he said on Tuesday, 10 days after his shock resignation as prime minister in a broadcast from Riyadh.

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Hariri says to return to Lebanon in next two days: Twitter

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, Lebanon's prime minister who resigned from his post on Nov. 4, said on Monday he was fine and would return to Lebanon in the next two days.

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BRIEF-Global Daily Fantasy Sports appoints Paul Dever as chief financial officer

* Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc - ‍announce appointment of Paul Dever as co's new chief financial officer and corporate secretary​

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Hariri says he will return to Lebanon in next two days

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, Lebanon's Prime Minister who resigned from his post on Nov. 4th from Saudi Arabia, said he is fine and will return to Lebanon in the next two days.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Roy Moore and the G.O.P.

The party’s Senate candidate in Alabama has called sexual misconduct accusations against him a Democratic plot. The majority leader urged him to quit.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Tax Bill and Trickle-Down Economics

The House speaker, Paul D. Ryan, says the Republican plans would help the middle class. But that assumes that savings for the wealthy would percolate through the system.

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Exclusive: $6 for 38 days work: Child exploitation rife in Rohingya camps

COX'S BAZAR/KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya refugee children from Myanmar are working punishing hours for paltry pay in Bangladesh, with some suffering beatings and sexual assault, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has found.

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Hariri warns Lebanon faces Arab sanctions risk, to return in days

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri warned on Sunday Lebanon was at risk of Gulf Arab sanctions because of the Shi'ite group Hezbollah's regional meddling and said he would return to Lebanon within days to affirm he had resigned as the country's prime minister.

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Hariri says he will return to Lebanon in days

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister on November 4 while in Saudi Arabia, said on Sunday he would return to his country within days.

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Hariri says will return to Lebanon in days

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister on November 4 while in Saudi Arabia, said on Sunday he would return to his country within days.

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Days After Church Shooting, Texas Town Begins to Bury Its Dead

As the funerals begin for the 26 victims of a shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., mourners remember the married couple Richard and Therese Rodriguez.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Steve Bannon’s War

Mr. Bannon, a former Trump adviser, discusses the future of the Republican Party, white nationalism and more in an interview with The Times.

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After Irma and Maria: How 3 Spots on the U.S. Virgin Islands Are Faring

More than two months after the disaster on the U.S. Virgin Islands began, we checked back on some spots that we visited and photographed not long after the storms hit.

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Panama says Odebrecht paid ex-presidents sons $49 million

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Two son's of former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli were paid $49 million by Brazilian engineering company Odebrecht through a network of shell companies, Panama's prosecutors office said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Hyundai considers adding SUVs, pickup to U.S. factory - Seoul Economic Daily

SEOUL, Nov 10 (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is considering building its Tucson and Kona sport utility vehicles and its pickup truck at its sole U.S. factory to reverse a sales slump, Seoul Economic Daily reported on Friday.

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Hyundai considers adding SUVs, pickup to U.S. factory: Seoul Economic Daily

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is considering building its Tucson and Kona sport utility vehicles and its pickup truck at its sole U.S. factory to reverse a sales slump, Seoul Economic Daily reported on Friday.

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Hyundai considers adding SUVs, pickup to U.S. factory - Seoul Economic Daily

SEOUL, Nov 10 (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is considering building its Tucson and Kona sport utility vehicles and its pickup truck at its sole U.S. factory to reverse a sales slump, Seoul Economic Daily reported on Friday.

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BRIEF-Western Potash, City of Regina renegotiate water supply agreement

* Co's unit, City of Regina agreed to revised commercial terms for treated wastewater supply for co's proposed milestone potash project​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Sling TV gains help Dish ride out Maria losses

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp lost fewer-than-expected subscribers in the third quarter as its internet-based service Sling TV attracted more customers, offsetting a temporary hit from Hurricane Maria.

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UPDATE 4-Sling TV gains help Dish ride out Maria losses

* Shares rise 4 pct (Recasts lead, subscriber comparison, adds details on Sling TV)

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Lower churn helps Dish ride out Maria losses

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp gained subscribers in the mainland United States in the third quarter and reduced the rate at which it lost existing customers, offsetting a hit to offshore business from Hurricane Maria.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Steve Bannon on Virginia’s Elections

We talk with President Trump’s former chief strategist, and look at why a mass shooting could make Texas friendlier to guns.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Was Iowa Killing a Hate Crime?

A murder trial after the death of a 16-year-old described by his mother as gender fluid has become part of the national debate over gender identity.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Texas Gunman, and Trump vs. the Courts

We look at why a domestic violence conviction did not stop Devin Kelley from buying weapons, and at how the president’s comments can influence court rulings.

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Vietnam turns on taps at dangerously brimming reservoirs days before APEC summit

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Vietnam released water from seven dangerously full reservoirs on Tuesday, just days before a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders and after a typhoon killed nearly 70 people.

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Merkel wants progress in coalition talks in 10 days

BERLIN (Reuters) - Immigration and climate policy are the most contentious issues in exploratory negotiations between three parties seeking to form Germany's next government, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday, adding that she wants proper talks to start in 10 days.

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BRIEF-Verizon names Mariana Agathoklis as VP of communications

* Mariana Agathoklis named communications Vice President at Verizon Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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At least 8 of the 26 victims were members of the same family, residents tell CNN

A shooter killed 26 people at a Texas church and at least eight of those victims were members of the same family, according to a relative and a community leader who both spoke to CNN.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Texas Church Shooting

At least 26 people were killed during morning services at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs — 7 percent of the town’s population.

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2 of the 5 deadliest shootings in recent history just 35 days apart

Mass shootings in America are getting deadlier.

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Pelosi: GOP trying to move tax plan in days

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) tells CNN's Jake Tapper the Republican tax plan isn't all that it seems, expressing her frustration over a lack of collaboration between the two parties.

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Daily Caller opinion editor fired after launch of a Milo Yiannopoulos column

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Jail Time for Disrespecting China’s Anthem Jumps From 15 Days to 3 Years

China’s latest efforts to instill reverence for its national anthem may be met with vigorous protest in Hong Kong.

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Trump’s Grueling Asia Trip: 5 Nations, 12 Days

Mr. Trump will meet Pacific Rim leaders in the Philippines on Nov. 14 in the longest tour of Asia by a president since 1991.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Hate Crime, or a Wound of War?

A Marine attacked an Iraqi restaurant in Oregon. But what constitutes a hate crime, and how does the legal system treat combat veterans?

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Terrorism Suspect and a Visa Lottery

The man charged over the New York truck attack entered the United States through a lottery program for diversity. President Trump has pushed to cancel it.

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Lockheed F-35 deliveries were halted for 30 days: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon halted shipments of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jets for 30 days this fall after it discovered corrosion around fasteners and a fix was devised, the Pentagon and Lockheed said on Wednesday.

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Lockheed F-35 jet-fighter deliveries were halted for 30 days: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon halted shipments of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jets for 30 days this fall after it discovered corrosion around fasteners and a fix was devised, the Pentagon and Lockheed said on Wednesday.

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Puerto Rico seeks help as Medicaid crisis deepens after Maria

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Puerto Rico, still reeling from Hurricane Maria, is asking the Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers for help in staving off a Medicaid crisis that has put a quarter of the island’s residents at risk of losing medical care.

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UPDATE 1-Lockheed F-35 jet-fighter deliveries were halted for 30 days -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The Pentagon halted shipments of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jets for 30 days this fall after it discovered corrosion around fasteners and a fix was devised, the Pentagon and Lockheed said on Wednesday.

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Exclusive: Lockheed F-35 jet-fighter deliveries were halted for 30 days - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon halted shipments of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jets for 30 days this fall after it discovered corrosion around fasteners and a fix was devised, people familiar with the situation said.

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South Korea upbeat 100 days before Games

Marking 100 days until the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the Olympic flame has once again arrived on South Korean soil.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Mueller’s Strategy, and an Attack in New York

We look at the Russia investigation, internet giants’ hearings on Capitol Hill, and the terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan.

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatar nationals, residents

CAIRO (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Tuesday it would impose entry visas on Qatar nationals and residents in what it called a security measure.

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The First Time: Maria Bamford: The First Time Someone Loved Me for Who I Really Am

While hospitalized in a psychiatric ward, the comedian learned the truth about enduring relationships: They’re not reserved for a select few.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Guilty Plea in the Russia Investigation

Three people have been charged. George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign adviser, is the one who may tell the most meaningful story.

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BRIEF-Oakridge Holdings says maturity date of DIP loan agreement extended by 120 days - SEC Filing​

* Maturity date of DIP loan agreement, dates of certain "milestones" contained in DIP loan agreement extended by 120 days - SEC Filing​

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HSBC hit by second online banking outage in four days

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC suffered its second online banking outage in four days in Britain on Monday, as customers complained on social media that they could not log in.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Trump Dossier

We look at the origins of the research into President Trump’s connections to Moscow, and Mr. Trump’s top lawyer discusses the Russia investigation.

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Iran to lift border curbs with Iraq's Kurdish region in coming days: ISNA

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will lift border restrictions with Iraq's Kurdistan region "in the coming days following a closure after last month’s Kurdish vote in favor of independence, the Iranian armed forces chief of staff said.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Sunday Routine: How Yahdon Israel, of #LiterarySwag, Spends His Sundays

Recently named the editor in chief of Brooklyn Magazine, Mr. Israel shops, reads books by and about women, and mixes himself a special cocktail.

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BRIEF-Andina Acquisition Corp II says to acquire Lazydays R.V. Center Inc

* Andina Acquisition Corp. II announces agreement to acquire Lazydays R.V. Center, Inc.

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NY, California governors say residents would suffer under Trump tax cuts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and California's Democratic governors said on Friday residents would face hefty tax increases and some would leave their states under a proposal in the Republican tax plan that would eliminate state and local tax (SALT) deductions on federal income tax.

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Libyans dig for water in latest test for capital's residents

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Across Libya's capital residents have started drilling through pavements to access wells in a desperate search for water after the taps ran dry in a new low for living conditions.

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

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

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This mayor wants to give residents $500 a month

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Opioid Epidemic

After President Trump called the crisis a public health emergency, we spoke to a recovering addict, and a Times reporter who explained Mr. Trump’s move.

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Puerto Rico residents are fleeing to Florida

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Republican Rebels, and China’s Leader

President Trump seems to be facing a congressional revolt. But what is really happening? And Xi Jinping consolidates his power.

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Trump says wants to protect 401ks but could negotiate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wants to protect 401 (k) retirement savings accounts but that it is possible they could end up as part of congressional negotiations over tax cuts.

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UPDATE 2-Baxter expects $70 mln hit to 4th-qtr sales from Hurricane Maria

* Shares slightly lower (Adds share price, CEO comments from analyst call)

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Crisis over Catalan independence nears crucial few days

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont is likely to go to Madrid on Thursday to explain his position on independence from Spain and try to stop the national government imposing direct control on the region.

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On Shanghai outskirts, some residents unmoved as China unveils leadership

FENGXIAN, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to the country on Wednesday about "waves of positive energy" from the ruling Communist Party after its twice-a-decade leadership shuffle, but on the rural outskirts of Shanghai, not everyone was riveted to the screen.

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Baxter expects $70 million hit to fourth-quarter sales from Hurricane Maria

(Reuters) - U.S. hospital products maker Baxter International Inc on Wednesday forecast a nearly $70 million hit to its fourth-quarter revenue, due to manufacturing disruptions arising from Hurricane Maria.

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Baxter expects $70 mln hit to 4th-qtr sales from Hurricane Maria

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Hospital products maker Baxter International Inc on Wednesday forecast a nearly $70 million hit to its fourth-quarter revenue due to manufacturing disruptions arising from Hurricane Maria.

The Daily nytimes.com

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Ambush in Niger

A back-and-forth between President Trump and the widow of a U.S. soldier killed in Niger has figured heavily in the news. But what actually happened?

domesticNews reuters.com

Mississippi woman wrongly jailed for 96 days can sue county

(Reuters) - A Mississippi woman who sat in a county jail for 96 days without being offered bail or a lawyer, on suspicion of a drug crime she swore she never committed, may pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the county and its sheriff, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.

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They survived Hurricane Maria, but now face deadly bacteria

Puerto Rico has reported at least 76 cases of suspected and confirmed leptospirosis, including a handful of deaths, in the month after Hurricane Maria, said Dr. Carmen Deseda, the state epidemiologist for Puerto Rico.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Toxic Chemicals at the E.P.A.

A story of regulatory policy changes under President Trump, as told by the shifting powers of two women.

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China court uses social media to shame debtors: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A local court in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou is using social media to shame people into repaying their debts, the China Daily reported on Tuesday.

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Target will offer free shipping for holidays

The retailer has a new set of plans to compete with rivals Walmart and Target this holiday season.

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Lloyd's of London estimates net claims for Hurricane Maria of $900 million

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London estimated net claims of $900 million for Hurricane Maria, which caused devastation in Puerto Rico last month, the specialist insurance market said on Monday.

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Lloyd's of London estimates net claims for Hurricane Maria of $900 mln

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London estimated net claims of $900 million for Hurricane Maria, which caused devastation in Puerto Rico last month, the specialist insurance market said on Monday.

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Residents of Philippines' Marawi begin long trudge back to normalcy as battle ends

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Marawi resident Baimona Amintao hopes her turn comes quickly once authorities begin raffling off the first batch of temporary shelters for those who lost their homes to the five-month battle to retake the southern Philippine city from Islamist militants.

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Bangladesh says Rohingya arrivals 'untenable' as thousands arrive daily

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar, an "untenable situation" for neighbor Bangladesh, the country's U.N. envoy said on Monday, calling on Myanmar to let them return.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Bill O’Reilly Goes on the Record

Mr. O’Reilly discussed the sexual harassment allegations that cost him his job, speaking to the two Times journalists that brought them to light.

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In Liberian slum, residents demand change from next president

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Crammed into tumble-down shacks on a sandspit that the Atlantic Ocean is steadily devouring, the residents of Liberia's most notorious slum have one common desire: an end to their daily struggle with dire poverty.

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Target gears up for holidays with free shipping and gifts under $15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp said on Monday it would start free shipping beginning in November and that most of its holiday assortment had been priced at under $15, as the retailer gets ready to take on Amazon.com and Wal-Mart in the most crucial shopping season of the year.

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Austria's likely next chancellor hopes to form govt. in 60 days: paper

ZURICH (Reuters) - Austria's likely next chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, wants talks over a new government to last no more than two months, he said in a newspaper interview published in Sunday.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

Ex-Presidents and Trump Show Unity at Hurricane Benefit Concert

The concert is part of a fund-raising campaign, One America Appeal, aimed at assisting hurricane recovery efforts.

cnn.com

Tampa police: 3 killings in 11 days are linked

Police in Tampa, Florida, are urging residents in one neighborhood not to be "held hostage" by fear after the killing of three people in 11 days -- shootings that investigators say are related.

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Five former US presidents to appear at hurricane relief concert

It'll be a rare joint appearance of five members of an exclusive club.

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Inside a month of the Hurricane Maria nightmare

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Residents of shrinking U.S. island reject 'climate victim' label

TANGIER ISLAND, Md (Reuters) - This summer, a delegation of Republican climate activists visited Tangier Island, a speck of grassland in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay, to try to convince its 450 residents to take climate change seriously.

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UPDATE 1-Southern Copper says Q3 profit doubled, expects Tia Maria permit

LIMA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Southern Copper Corp said on Friday that its net profit doubled to $401.8 million in the third quarter from the same period a year earlier as sales surged on higher copper prices.

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The fight over Trump's comments to a Gold Star family shows fundamental break with all Presidents before him

On Thursday night, following a day of back-and-forth over who said what in a phone call between the President of the United States and a military widow, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "The Fake News is going crazy with wacky Congresswoman Wilson(D), who was SECRETLY on a very personal call, and gave a total lie on content!"

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Southern Copper says Q3 profit doubled, expects Tia Maria permit

LIMA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Southern Copper Corp said Friday that its net profit doubled to $401.8 million in the third quarter from the same period a year earlier as sales surged on higher copper prices.

Pies nytimes.com

An Apple Pie That Lasts for Days

How to make a super-size apple pie that will survive more than one sitting.

Theater nytimes.com

Sunday Routine: How Patrick Willingham, of the Public Theater, Spends His Sundays

The executive director of the theater, which is celebrating its 50th season on Lafayette Street, lives nearby. He irons, goes to church and has one — just one — Bloody Mary.

cnn.com

It took Trump 12 days to comment after deadly Niger raid. Here's what happened.

How four US service members were killed in Niger -- and President Donald Trump's response to the attack -- has left the federal government searching for answers.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Rex Tillerson’s State Department

In just a few months, the secretary of state has fired or driven out many of the country’s most experienced diplomats.

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Nikkei in reach of best run of daily gains since 1961 on weaker yen, Abe hopes

TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday in choppy trade, in reach of posting its best daily winning streak in more than five decades, as a weaker yen helped stocks pare earlier losses.

The Daily nytimes.com

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Big Losses for ISIS

Its de facto capital is falling and its territory is shrinking. But is the Islamic State losing its war, or starting a new one?

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Nikkei rises on global stock rally, heads for 13 straight days of gains

* Nikkei on track for longest daily winning streak since 1988

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Fallen Troops’ Families Tell of Meeting Presidents: Sympathy and Sometimes Discomfort

President Trump’s condolence call to the widow of a slain soldier was outside the usual range of encounters with presidents, wounded service members and families of those killed said.

cnn.com

Puerto Rico's misery, four weeks after Maria, by the numbers

The misery never ceases. And for millions of people in Puerto Rico, the future holds little promise of hope.

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Trump to announce Fed chair decision in 'coming days': White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce his decision on who will be the chair of the Federal Reserve in the "coming days," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday.

cnn.com

2 US sailors die within days of each other

Two US sailors based at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia have died of apparent drug overdoses in one week, according to a US Navy public affairs officer.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Disappearing Factory Jobs

How President Trump’s promise of “America First” has met the realities of U.S. manufacturing.

Schlesinger, Marian Cannon nytimes.com

Marian Cannon Schlesinger, Author and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 105

A painter, memoirist and daughter of an early feminist, she wrote frankly of the Kennedy White House, where her husband, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., was an adviser.

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British spy chief says Islamist militants can execute deadly attack plans in just days

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain faces the most acute threat ever from Islamist militants seeking to inflict mass attacks, often with spontaneous plots that take just days to bring to execution, the head of the MI5 domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday.

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Obama aides slam Trump over claim about past presidents, fallen soldiers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aides to former U.S. President Barack Obama fired back on Tuesday as criticism mounted over President Donald Trump's claim that past U.S. presidents did not contact family members of soldiers who died in combat during their time in the White House.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty

Donald Trump called the Army sergeant a “dirty rotten traitor” for leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: ‘Riot Days’: A Memoir of Punk Protest and Prison Activism

Maria Alyokhina, a member of Pussy Riot, tells her story in her prison memoir.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Further Reading: Condoleezza Rice on the 10 Days Still Shaking the World

On the centenary of the October Revolution, the former secretary of state writes about the books that best help us understand Russia.

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Iraqi-backed Yazidi group takes over Sinjar after Kurdish pullout: residents

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi Yazidi group affiliated with Iraq's Shi'ite-led Popular Mobilisation took full control on Tuesday of the Yazidi city of Sinjar, in the north west of the country, residents told Reuters.

Hurricane Irma (2017) nytimes.com

911 Calls From Nursing Home Where Residents Died: ‘Oh My God, This Is Crazy’

The police in Hollywood, Fla., released 911 calls from a nursing home under investigation after some of its residents died in the post-hurricane heat.

cnn.com

President's approval rating for how he handled hurricanes dropped 20% after Maria hit, poll shows

President Donald Trump's approval rating for handling the federal government's response to recent hurricanes has dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline nytimes.com

Are the Days of Low Oil Prices Receding?

The Kurdish vote for independence in Iraq is the latest geopolitical crisis to affect a market already weighing the impact of possible new sanctions on Iran.

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

Stranded by Maria, Puerto Ricans Get Creative to Survive

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, people across the island, especially those in remote areas, are improvising ways to stay alive.

The Daily nytimes.com

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

A top U.S. negotiator of the agreement talks about how it was reached, and what it feels like to watch President Trump threaten to undo it.

businessNews reuters.com

Oi's largest creditors demand meeting to renegotiate debt plan

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A group of bondholders that are Oi SA's largest creditors demanded on Sunday that the company's top executives meet them as soon as possible to renegotiate a debt plan.

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German minister upsets fellow conservatives over Muslim holidays

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has upset fellow members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc by proposing that Germany introduce Muslim public holidays.

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German minister upsets fellow conservatives by proposing Muslim holidays

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has upset fellow members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc by proposing that Germany introduce Muslim public holidays.

cnn.com

Deputies braved flames to evacuate residents

As walls of flames and thick plumes of smoke continued to tear through Northern California Saturday, grim stories are emerging of the desperate attempts to save people in one of the state's deadliest wildfires.

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Assured Guaranty withdraws PREPA lawsuit in Hurricane Maria aftermath

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Bond insurer Assured Guaranty Ltd said on Friday it voluntarily withdrew its lawsuit against Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) over the failure to apply pledged revenue to the payment of bonds because of the utility's need to focus on restoring the power grid damaged by Hurricane Maria.

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Trump says he spoke to US Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

President Donald Trump accidentally referred to the US Virgin Islands' governor as their President during a speech Friday -- even though he is technically their President.