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BRIEF-Boulevard Acquisition Says Institutional Investors Agreed To Private Placement Of New Estre Shares For About $130 Mln

* BOULEVARD ACQUISITION CORP. II AND ESTRE AMBIENTAL S.A. TRANSACTION UPDATE

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Republicans forge tax deal, final votes seen next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans.

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U.S. Republicans craft tax deal, final votes seen next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans.

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N.Y. power seen sufficient after Indian Point nuclear retirement: report

(Reuters) - New York's power grid operator said on Wednesday the state should have enough electricity after the closure of two reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2020 and 2021, as new sources of mostly natural gas-fired generation enter service.

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Kremlin says widespread Russian forces no longer needed in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - There is a no longer the need for widely-deployed Russian military forces in Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.

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Study seen needed before lifting fracking ban in remote Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Gas extraction via fracking could only resume in Australia's Northern Territory district after a study on the controversial practice is completed in two to three years, according to the recommendations of an independent group released on Tuesday.

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Retirement linked to longer, better sleep

(Reuters Health) – As work worries abate, sleep difficulties may also diminish when workers make the transition to retirement, according to a recent study from Finland.

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Promising responses seen with Agios leukemia drug in study

(Reuters) - Nearly a third of patients with an advanced form of a fast-progressing leukemia who carry a specific genetic mutation experienced a complete or near complete response to an experimental Agios Pharmaceuticals drug, according to data from an early stage trial released on Monday.

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Golf: Fans no longer able to call shots on rule violations

(Reuters) - Golf officials will no longer consider rules violations pointed out by fans watching tournaments on television, the United States Golf Association and R&A said on Monday.

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Queens of the Stone Age frontman 'truly sorry' for kicking photographer

Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Josh Homme has apologized for kicking a female photographer during a concert, leaving her bruised and in tears.

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'Unheard of' responses to bluebird CAR-T therapy seen in myeloma study

Dec 10 (Reuters) - More than half of patients with advanced multiple myeloma who had run out of therapeutic options remained in complete remission after receiving bluebird bio Inc's experimental gene-modifying immunotherapy in a small, early stage study, according to updated data released on Sunday.

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Roche lymphoma drug drives high remission rate, longer survival: study

(Reuters) - An experimental Roche Holding AG drug, added to standard therapy, led to a far higher rate of remission and helped patients with an advanced, aggressive blood cancer live significantly longer than the standard treatment alone, according to data from a mid-stage trial released at a medical meeting on Sunday.

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Roche lymphoma drug drives high remission rate, longer survival-study

Dec 10 (Reuters) - An experimental Roche Holding AG drug, added to standard therapy, led to a far higher rate of remission and helped patients with an advanced, aggressive blood cancer live significantly longer than the standard treatment alone, according to data from a mid-stage trial released at a medical meeting on Sunday.

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Alabama, Despite History of Unruly Politics, Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’

The wild and ugly campaign for Senate, fraught with incendiary comments and molestation claims, has left even veterans of the state’s politics searching for parallels.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why I Can No Longer Call Myself an Evangelical Republican

Preserving my identity as a Christian conservative means turning away from two movements that have shaped my life.

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Indians vote in first stage of election seen as acid test for Modi

SURENDRANAGAR, India (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Indians voted in the first stage of assembly elections in the western state of Gujarat on Saturday, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces his toughest electoral test since coming to power with a landslide victory in 2014.

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Despite furor over Jerusalem move, Saudis seen on board with U.S. peace efforts

BEIRUT/RIYADH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia pulled no punches when it condemned President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But Palestinian officials say Riyadh has also been working for weeks behind the scenes to press them to support a nascent U.S. peace plan.

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WRAPUP 1-Strong November U.S. job gains anticipated; wages seen rising

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely increased at a strong clip in November and wages rebounded as the distortions from the recent hurricanes faded, creating a portrait of a healthy economy that analysts say does not require the kind of fiscal stimulus that President Donald Trump is proposing.

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December Nikkei futures and options seen settling at 22,590.66 - sources

TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Nikkei futures and options contracts expiring in December were forecast to settle at 22,590.66, market participants said on Friday, citing estimates by brokerages.

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METALS-Copper rises on bargain hunting, gains seen as fragile

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Adds technical analyst comment, updates prices)

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South African egg prices seen rising 20 percent after avian flu outbreak

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Egg prices in South Africa are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent after an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian flu in June forced farmers to cull egg laying birds, industry experts said on Thursday.

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METALS-Copper rises on bargain hunting, gains seen fragile

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Adds analyst comments, updates prices, changes dateline from MELBOURNE)

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COLUMN-Indonesia's Freeport-Rio plan masks longer-term issues: Russell

LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A proposed three-way deal between the Indonesian government, Rio Tinto and Freeport-McMoRan to clean up the ownership of the giant Grasberg copper-gold mine looks like one of those rare situations where everybody wins.

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Trump Pick to Head Consumer Safety Board Is Seen as Too Close to Industries

Ann Marie Buerkle, a commissioner poised to run the federal agency, has rarely voted for a mandatory recall, a maximum fine, or a tougher safety standard.

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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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The Carpetbagger: ‘I’d Never Seen My Fears as an African-American Man Onscreen’

Jordan Peele, writer-director of “Get Out,” says his own concerns almost prevented it from being made. Now prize givers love it. Will the academy agree?

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

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

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Two kiwi species no longer endangered

Conservation efforts in New Zealand to save the flightless kiwi bird have paid off, with two species -- the Northern brown and the rowi -- no longer at a high risk of extinction.

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House tax panel chair to urge longer-lasting individual tax rate cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. House of Representatives' tax-writing panel on Tuesday said he would push to make tax rate cuts for individuals more permanent as the House and Senate reconcile their two versions of a sweeping tax overhaul.

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Catalonia's pro-independence parties seen losing majority in election: poll

NMADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's pro-independence parties were seen losing their parliamentary majority in the regional election on Dec. 21, an official poll showed on Monday.

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Hungary's Richter says no link seen between Esmya drug and liver damage

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian drugmaker Richter's clinical data for its uterine fibroid treatment Esmya indicate no demonstrable link with liver damage, the firm said on Monday.

Traffic Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

No Longer New York City’s ‘Boulevard of Death’

Queens Boulevard has not seen a pedestrian fatality in three years. It has become a centerpiece of the mayor’s Vision Zero traffic safety campaign.

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1 dead, 5 injured in hit-and-run in Queens

One person died and five were injured in a hit-and-run incident outside a hookah bar in New York early Sunday, police said.

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Netanyahu orders redraft of law seen as protecting him

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that a draft bill that sets limits on police investigators should be revised so it does not apply to criminal probes in which he is a suspect.

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How the Ferry Is Changing the Brooklyn-Queens Waterfront

The city’s recent ferry expansion is bringing a surge of interest to long-neglected neighborhoods on the East River.

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Argentina sub search no longer a rescue operation

The rescue operation to find a missing Argentine submarine has now changed to a search mission, navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Chevron to study Mexican oil block, no drilling seen in first 4 years

MEXICO CITY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Chevron Corp will focus on studying the geology of its block in Mexico's deepwater Gulf during the first four-year phase of its contract, rather than drilling new wells, a senior executive said on Thursday.

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NFL's Rooney Rule seen as a way to greater diversity in European coaching

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - The NFL's Rooney Rule could be a way of bringing greater racial and ethnic diversity to European soccer coaching, campaigners said, as a new survey confirmed that it remains a white, male preserve.

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METALS-London copper edges off one-week low, downside risks seen

MELBOURNE, Nov 29 (Reuters) - London copper edged higher on Wednesday, pulling away from its lowest in more than a week hit in the previous session, as the United States progressed with a bill that would support tax cuts but analysts said given weaker oil prices, any reprieve may prove short term. FUNDAMENTALS * LME: London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.4 percent to $6,832.50 a tonne by 0216 GMT, paring losses from the previous session when prices dipped to the weakest since

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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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Congress government funding fight seen spilling into 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is likely to miss a Dec. 8 deadline for passing legislation funding a wide range of federal government programs through Sept. 30, 2018, kicking the contentious debate into next year, a senior House aide said on Tuesday.

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Israel pushes on with law seen protecting PM under criminal probe

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli parliament voted on Monday in favor of a draft law barring police from publicizing its conclusions in criminal probes -- legislation seen as shielding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is under investigation for corruption.

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Little prospect of Syria peace progress seen in Geneva talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A breakthrough in U.N.-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva this week seems hardly more likely than in seven failed earlier rounds as President Bashar al-Assad pushes for total military victory and his opponents stick by their demand he leave power.

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U.S. November auto sales seen down slightly: J.D. Power and LMC

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in November likely slid 0.2 percent from the same month in 2016 despite high discounts to consumers as automakers have sought to clear out record levels of unsold 2017 model vehicles, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Monday.

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Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The loss of a state election in Queensland has stepped up pressure on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who risks losing control of parliament at a by-election next month.

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Bali airport may stay closed longer than 24 hours amid Agung eruption -governor

DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika said the closure of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport could last longer than 24 hours amid an eruption of Mount Agung.

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Succession battle at U.S. financial agency seen headed to courts

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A battle between the White House and Democrats over warring appointments to head up the top U.S. regulator for consumer finance is likely headed for the courts, opening any interim actions by the agency to legal challenges, lawyers said on Saturday.

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Polish MPs back judicial overhaul seen by EU as threat to rule of law

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling party lawmakers gave preliminary approval on Friday to two bills allowing parliament and the president to replace top judges, plans the opposition and the European Commission denounced as a threat to the rule of law.

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Erica Hill: Staying silent no longer an option

HLN's Erica Hill delivers an emotional monologue recalling instances of harassment throughout her career.

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Mark Zuckerberg is no longer king of social. Meet 'Pony' Ma

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Turkey has not seen data on fugitive Raqqa fighters, officials say

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has not been given crucial data to help identify Islamic State militants who fled their former stronghold in Raqqa last month and may have slipped out of Syria to threaten Turkish or Western targets, Turkish officials said.

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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.

Drivers Licenses nytimes.com

When Unpaid Student Loan Bills Mean You Can No Longer Work

Twenty states suspend people’s professional or driver’s licenses if they fall behind on loan payments, according to records obtained by The New York Times.

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Alabama Thought It Had Seen Enough Scandal. Then Came Roy Moore.

The allegations against the Senate candidate represent just the latest political scandal in a state that has known plenty of them.

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Having a dog can help you live longer

The benefits that come with owning a dog are clear-- physical activity, support, companionship -- but owning a dog could literally be saving your life

Restaurants nytimes.com

Hungry City: In Queens, Star Treatment for Seafood

AbuQir in the Little Egypt section of Astoria lets you pick your fish and how it is prepared.

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BRIEF-Ultra Petroleum says conditions that raised going concern no longer exist

* Ultra Petroleum says conditions that raised substantial doubt about company's ability to continue as a going concern no longer exist - SEC filing​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2in9rJV) Further company coverage:

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Few banks seen queuing for China's red carpet invite

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China stunned the finance world last week when it unveiled plans to allow foreign control of its financial institutions. Few bankers thought their long-held dream of better access to the world's largest banking market was within reach.

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North Korea decision on Olympics participation seen as last minute: South Korea official

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, expect long-time adversary North Korea to hold off for as long as possible on deciding whether to participate in the Games, South Korea's top sports official said on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe ruling party accuses army chief of treason as tanks seen near capital

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as armored vehicles rolled towards the capital in apparent military pressure on President Robert Mugabe over a succession dispute.

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Tanks seen near Zimbabwe capital but streets calm as political tensions rise

HARARE (Reuters) - Armored vehicles were seen heading toward Harare but the streets of the Zimbabwe capital remained calm, a day after the armed forces chief said he was prepared to "step in" to end a purge of supporters of a vice president sacked last week.

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BRIEF-Schibsted says hasn't seen any strong effects from Facebook's competition

* Norway's Schibsted has not seen any strong effects from Facebook competition in online classified ads business, Sondre Gravir, EVP Europe, Established Sites, told and investor conference in Barcelona on Tuesday

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Oil seen as real prize of Iran's Kurdish adventure

By Ahmed Rasheed, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

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Tanks seen heading toward Zimbabwe capital: witnesses

HARARE (Reuters) - Four tanks were seen heading toward the Zimbabwe capital Harare on Tuesday, witnesses said, a day after the head of the armed forces said he was prepared to "step in" to end a purge of supporters of ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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Most millennials seen worse off than parents despite aptitude: study

ZURICH (Reuters) - Most millennials will struggle to earn more money and find better jobs than their parents despite being more highly trained, according to a study by Credit Suisse.

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GACS-backed Italy bad loan sales seen at 30-40 bln euros over 12 mths-JPM

MILAN, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Bad loan disposals by Italian lenders tapping a state guarantee scheme dubbed 'GACS' could reach 30-40 billion euros over the next 12 months, JP Morgan Managing Director Alessandro Gatto said at a conference on Tuesday.

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Time limit for stroke treatment may be longer in selected patients

(Reuters Health) - Removing a stroke-causing clot from a large blood vessel in the brain can improve outcomes in some patients, even when extraction occurs 6 to 24 hours after symptoms develop, according to results of a large new test of the technique.

Seasteading Institute nytimes.com

Floating Cities, No Longer Science Fiction, Begin to Take Shape

At times, the story of the seasteading movement seems to lapse into self parody, but there are now companies, academics, architects and even a government working together on a prototype by 2020.

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TSA agents: We've seen it all

A family tried to sneak a dead man, propped up in a wheelchair, through airport security in New York. A couple had to be stopped while having sex in the corner of a Phoenix, Arizona, airport terminal. A man flying out of Chicago, Illinois, set a rat free, insisting he had to do this for religious purposes.

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As Democrats Celebrate Wins, Queens Republicans Close In on an Upset

Anger toward Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is popular citywide, may drag down an incumbent Democrat in a conservative corner of Queens.

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Trump praises 'productive' China talks, but tough action seen ahead

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump lauded his Beijing meetings on trade and North Korea as "very productive", ending a visit which Chinese media declared set a "new blueprint" for handling ties, even as the White House looks set for tougher action on China.

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Aaron Hernandez suffered from worst CTE seen in someone his age

For the first time since announcing former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's CTE diagnosis in September, Boston University neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee shared the findings from Hernandez's brain autopsy on Thursday.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: World War II Seen by a Classicist, and Other New Books About Conflict

Thomas E. Ricks surveys 12 new books of military history.

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France to take a decade longer to reduced reliance on nuclear: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - French environment minister Nicolas Hulot said on Wednesday that reducing the share of nuclear energy in France's power mix to 50 percent from 75 percent will probably take until 2030-35 instead of 2025.

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CEE MARKETS-Leu eases, Romanian central bank hawks seen still weak

* Leu eases ahead of Romanian central bank meeting * Romanian bank may cool rate hike expectations-analysts * Polish bank stocks surge on Q3 results, rate hike hopes * Small-cap stocks put Budapest index on rollercoaster By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST/BUCHAREST, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The leu eased on Tuesday while other Central European currencies were mixed ahead of a meeting of the Romanian central bank that is expected to deliver a relatively dovish message. The latest meeti

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Bargaining chip? China seen closely scrutinizing Qualcomm, Broadcom deal

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom Ltd and U.S. rival Qualcomm Inc is likely to face stern scrutiny in China, antitrust lawyers say, amid a strategic push by Beijing into semiconductors.

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BRIEF-Secom's group net profit is seen coming at around 42 bln yen for half ended in Sept.- Nikkei‍​

* Secom Co Ltd's group net profit is seen coming at around 42 billion Yen in the half ended in September - Nikkei‍​

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Pro-Catalonia independence parties seen winning most votes in election: poll

MADRID (Reuters) - Pro-Catalonia independence parties will combine for the most votes in regional election in December though may fall just short of a majority needed to revive the secession campaign, a poll showed on Sunday.

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Pro-Catalonia independence parties seen winning election: poll

MADRID (Reuters) - Pro-Catalonia independence parties will win the regional election in December but are unlikely to take a parliamentary majority, a survey published in La Vanguardia showed on Sunday.

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U.S. State Department says certain immigrants no longer need protected status: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of Central Americans and Haitians living in the United States under special status no longer need to be shielded from deportation, the U.S. Department of State told Homeland Security officials this week, according to the Washington Post.

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U.S. job growth seen surging after storm-related disruptions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely rebounded sharply in October after hurricane-related disruptions depressed employment in September, in a move that could seal the case for an interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve in December even as wage growth probably slowed.

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Sharp rise seen in self-harm among young teen girls

(Reuters Health) - Reports of self-harm jumped nearly 70 percent among younger teen girls in the UK between 2011 and 2014, suggesting an urgent need for interventions targeted to this group, researchers say.

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Some 20 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram: Facebook

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc disclosed on Wednesday that about 20 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram as lawmakers questioned tech companies for a second day about Russia's use of social media to influence the 2016 U.S. election.

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Gentiloni seen as Italy's most trusted political leader: poll

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni remains Italy's most trusted leader while the 5-Star Movement's Luigi Di Maio has moved into second place, overtaking former premier Matteo Renzi for the first time, according to a poll published on Wednesday.

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Norway police says ex-Vimpelcom chief Lunder no longer a suspect

OSLO, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Jo Lunder, the former chief executive officer of Vimpelcom, is no longer considered a suspect in a corruption probe, Norwegian police said on Wednesday.

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Beijing seen poised for fresh South China Sea assertiveness

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has quietly undertaken more construction and reclamation in the South China Sea, recent satellite images show, and is likely to more powerfully reassert its claims over the waterway soon, regional diplomats and military officers say.

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UPDATE 2-Facebook says 126 mln Americans may have seen Russia-linked political posts

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday that Russia-based operatives published about 80,000 posts on the social network over a two-year period in an effort to sway U.S. politics and that about 126 million Americans may have seen the posts during that time.

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Facebook says 126 million Americans may have seen Russia-linked political posts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday that Russia-based operatives published about 80,000 posts on the social network over a two-year period in an effort to sway U.S. politics and that about 126 million Americans may have seen the posts during that time.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook says 126 mln Americans may have seen Russia-linked political posts

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday that Russia-based operatives published about 80,000 posts on the social network over a two-year period in an effort to sway U.S. politics and that about 126 million Americans may have seen the posts during that time.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: The War of Independence, Seen Through Six Sets of Eyes

Russell Shorto’s “Revolution Song” recounts the stories of individual lives that intersected with our nation’s battle against enemies at home and abroad.

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Flood of Chinese capital seen shaking up aviation finance

HONG KONG/PARIS, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A flood of low-cost Chinese funding is shaking up the global aircraft leasing market, with Chinese capital now accounting for 28 percent of the $261 billion deployed by leasing firms worldwide, a study suggested on Monday.

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Catalan independence parties seen losing parliamentary majority in election: poll

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan independence parties are seen as losing their parliamentary majority in an election, according to a poll published on Sunday, though the wafer-thin margin between the two sides predicts a hard-fought campaign to December's ballot.

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Australia's Queensland calls snap election in test for far-right candidates

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Queensland state on Sunday called a snap election after the ruling center-left Labor Party lost its legislative majority, a poll that could give far-right nationalists a chance to boost political representation.

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Tropical cyclone seen likely over northwest Caribbean: NHC

(Reuters) - A broad area of low pressure over the northwest Caribbean Sea has an 80 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone by Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Wells Fargo: employees associated with forex transaction issue no longer with co

* Wells Fargo learned of an issue associated with a foreign exchange transaction for a single client - Wells Fargo spokeswoman

Traffic Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

‘Everyone Lost Something’

Three years after a horrific bus crash, victims are still dealing with grave injuries, emotional scars — and an underinsured bus company.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil intervention in Oi group no longer imminent -regulator

BRASILIA, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The risk of a government intervention in bankrupt telephone group Oi SA has subsided after shareholders gave assurances they would not change its current managers, Brazil's telecoms regulator Anatel said on Thursday.

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Retailers' holiday sales seen marred by Sears Canada liquidation

TORONTO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Sears Canada's liquidation sales, which began last week, have disappointed early bargain seekers, but steeper discounts expected further into Canada's holiday shopping season are likely to squeeze rivals, analysts say.

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McAfee says it no longer will permit government source code reviews

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - U.S.-based cyber firm McAfee said it will no longer permit foreign governments to scrutinize the source code of its products, halting a practice some security experts have warned could be leveraged by nation-states to carry out cyber attacks.

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U.S. October new vehicle sales seen down 4 pct on year: J.D. Power and LMC

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in October likely fell close to 4 percent from the same month in 2016, though automakers' sales were buoyed by replacement of storm-damaged vehicles and record-high consumer discounts, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Thursday.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-At least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction - sources

* Blackstone/CVC team, BC Partners no longer in race - sources

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Frequency of excessive summertime heat seen rising across U.S.

(Reuters) - Nearly two-thirds of Americans, mostly in Western states and on the Eastern seaboard, have endured more days of extreme summer heat over the past 10 years than in previous decades, a leading environmental group said in a study unveiled on Tuesday.

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At least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction: sources

LONDON (Reuters) - At least three bidders are expected to be shortlisted for the second round of an auction for Unilever's margarine and spreads business while two other private equity groups are no longer in the fray, sources told Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-At least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction - sources

* Blackstone/CVC team, BC Partners no longer in race - sources

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At least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction - sources

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - At least three bidders are expected to be shortlisted for the second round of an auction for Unilever's margarine and spreads business while two other private equity groups are no longer in the fray, sources told Reuters.

Traffic Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

Personal Health: Buckle Up a Helmet to Save a Life

Head injuries account for three-fourths of the nearly 700-plus bicycle deaths that occur each year.

Photography nytimes.com

Fine Arts & Exhibits: The Aftermath of War, Seen Through Photographers’ Eyes

A show curated for the Harn Museum of Art in Florida explores the consequences of war in the Middle East. Two other museums have taken the exhibit.

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Never-before-seen photos of Michelle Obama

Anderson Cooper speaks with former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon about her book, "Chasing Light," a collection of photographs of Michelle Obama.

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Czechs vote for new parliament, wealthy businessman seen as likely next PM

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czechs voted on Friday in an election expected to hand power to businessman Andrej Babis who has won popular support by pledging to sweep aside traditional parties, boost investment and keep out refugees, but faces a criminal probe for suspected fraud.

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Official candidate seen ahead in Buenos Aires Senate race: poll

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's ruling party candidate for Senate in the key province of Buenos Aires is 4.8 percentage points ahead of the opposition candidate, according to a poll by consultancy Management & Fit sent exclusively to Reuters on Friday.

Goodall, Jane nytimes.com

A Word With: Jane Goodall’s Unparalleled Life, in Never-Before-Seen Footage

The primatologist is the subject of an intimate new documentary, with never-before-seen footage of her work among chimpanzees in Tanzania in the 1960s.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Republicans Ready to Move on a Tax Plan Few Have Seen

Republicans are set to move quickly to pass a tax bill that they have drafted in secret.

healthNews reuters.com

Epidurals may not make labor last longer

(Reuters Health) - Giving pregnant women spinal anesthesia known as an epidural to ease their pain during the late stages of labor and delivery may not prolong the process, a new experiment suggests.

Television nytimes.com

‘The Walking Dead’ at 100: Still a Hit, but for How Much Longer?

As the zombie apocalypse drama returns for Season 8, the AMC series is looking to rebound from a stretch of storytelling shenanigans that alienated viewers.

worldNews reuters.com

Japan ruling coalition seen winning around two-thirds majority: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track for a roughly two-thirds majority in Sunday's general election, a survey by Kyodo news agency showed, as its conservative rival led by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike appeared to lose momentum.

environmentNews reuters.com

U.S. municipal disaster plans seen more vital for ratings: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. state and city governments' planning for natural disasters will become more critical to their credit quality as costs to deal with extreme weather events increase, S&P Global Ratings said in a report on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-China's Qudian IPO seen priced above range - sources

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Online micro-credit provider Qudian Inc's initial public offering could be priced above the expected range of $19-$22 per American depositary share, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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U.S. shale output seen posting 11th straight rise in November: EIA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. shale production for November is forecast to rise for a 11th consecutive month, the U.S. government said on Monday, as U.S. prices stabilize around $50 a barrel.

cnn.com

First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold

For the first time, two neutron stars in a nearby galaxy have been observed engaging in a spiral death dance around one another until they collided. What resulted from that collision is being called an "unprecedented" discovery that is ushering in a new era of astronomy, scientists announced Monday.

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Newsmaker: Malaysian teacher seen as new 'emir' of pro-Islamic State militants

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The battlefield deaths of two leaders of an Islamic State alliance in the southern Philippines could thrust a Malaysian who trained at an Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan as the militant group's new regional "emir", experts and officials say.

environmentNews reuters.com

Oil no longer leaking from pipe after spill in Gulf Of Mexico: LLOG

(Reuters) - LLOG Exploration Offshore said on Monday oil was no longer escaping from a jumper pipeline operated by the company that was fractured, causing a spill into the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.

healthNews reuters.com

Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats as Congress edges toward a possible government shutdown, lawmakers said on Sunday.

environmentNews reuters.com

German renewable support fee seen easing around 1.2 percent in 2018: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surcharge levied on German consumers to support renewable power will be reduced by around 1.2 percent next year, industry sources said on Friday.

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Nikkei hits 21-yr high as foreigners seen betting on Abe win, Fast Retailing surges

* Event-driven funds likely chase market higher pre-vote - analyst

cnn.com

Background check chief: Never seen mistakes like Kushner's

The head of a government bureau responsible for clearing background checks told lawmakers he has "never seen that level of mistakes" when asked about numerous omissions in Jared Kushner's security clearance application.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Tech Giants, Once Seen as Saviors, Are Now Viewed as Threats

American tech companies positioned themselves as entities that brought positive change by connecting people and spreading information. Perceptions are shifting.

healthNews reuters.com

After concussion, teen girls may take longer to heal than boys

(Reuters Health) - Female adolescent athletes may take more than twice as long to recover from concussions as their male counterparts, a small study suggests.

worldNews reuters.com

Japan PM's ruling bloc seen nearing 2/3 majority in Oct 22 lower house poll: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc could come close to keeping its two-thirds "super" majority in an Oct. 22 lower house election, defying some predictions of heavy losses and bolstering his grip on power, a survey published by the Nikkei business daily on Wednesday showed.

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Net shorts on U.S. longer-dated bonds fall from record high -JPMorgan

NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The margin of investors who said they had fewer longer-dated Treasuries than their benchmarks over those who held more longer-dated bonds than their benchmarks retreated from a record peak, JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s latest client survey showed on Wednesday. Investors reloaded their bond holdings following a mixed September payrolls reports and on renewed concerns about the tension between the United States and North Korea over the latter's nuclear weapons progra

businessNews reuters.com

Light trading volume seen as black spot in banks' results

(Reuters) - Trading revenue was likely to be a black spot in U.S. banks' third quarter earnings, as volatility remained low, and investors have little hope the fourth quarter will be much better.

Detainees nytimes.com

Military Is Waiting Longer Before Force-Feeding Hunger Strikers, Detainees Say

The military appears to be letting protesters deteriorate past a point that once prompted medical attention. One lawyer called it a new strategy to stop the hunger strikes.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-BNP Paribas says will no longer work with companies that are primarily related to Shale

* BNP Paribas takes further measures to accelerate its support of the energy transition

Museums nytimes.com

At Queens Museum, the Director Is as Political as the Art

Laura Raicovich is particularly outspoken on immigration, an issue that hits close to home: Five percent of the museum’s staff members are DACA recipients.

Traffic Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

London Police Detain Man After Car Strikes Pedestrians Near History Museum

The Metropolitan Police said “a number of pedestrians” were injured in the South Kensington neighborhood.

Insurance nytimes.com

Wealth Matters: How to Plan for the Unforeseen

The financial effects of unexpected events like death or illness can be blunted or controlled with some preparation, advisers say.

companyNews reuters.com

Warsh seen breaking from current Fed policy stance -Nomura

NEW YORK, Oct 6 (Reuters) - A Federal Reserve led by Kevin Warsh would move the U.S. central bank away from its gradual approach towards raising interest rates and reducing its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, George Goncalves, head U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities International, said on Friday.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

Japan has spent billions on an underground system to control water around the capital, but some fear that the city is vulnerable as global warming brings more extreme weather.

cnn.com

Insurance giant will no longer cover most OxyContin prescriptions

In an attempt to reduce opioid use amid a nationwide abuse epidemic, insurance giant Cigna will no longer cover most OxyContin prescriptions in its group plans beginning January 1.

nytimes.com

Album: Worshiping Santa Muerte, ‘Holy Death,’ in Queens

The photographer Griselda San Martin documents a fast-growing movement — condemned by the Vatican, beloved by immigrant followers.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street rally on pause, but more gains seen in 2018: Reuters poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A more than eight-year bull market on Wall Street will simmer for the rest of 2017 before picking up again next year, said strategists in a Reuters poll who were optimistic about corporate profits but concerned about slow tax reform progress.

cnn.com

FBI chief on Russia hacking: We should've seen it coming

The US government should have anticipated Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 elections -- but the FBI is nevertheless working to make sure Russia "pays" for its actions, bureau officials said Wednesday.

environmentNews reuters.com

EU wine grape harvest seen at 36-year low due to frosts, heatwave

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Heavy hailstorms and late frosts in spring and a hot, dry summer have damaged vineyards across Europe and are expected to result in the poorest wine grape harvest in 36 years, the EU's executive arm said on Wednesday.

Photography nytimes.com

Style That Demands to Be Seen

For these self-proclaimed outliers, flamboyance can be a first line of defense.

cnn.com

Mayor: I haven't seen one federal worker

CNN's Anderson Cooper travels to Puerto Rico to report on the living conditions weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the country.

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Turkey no longer needs EU membership but won't quit talks - Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey no longer needs to join the European Union but will not unilaterally abandon the stalled EU accession talks, President Tayyip Erdogan told parliament on Sunday.

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North Korea seen moving missiles from development center: South Korean broadcaster

SEOUL (Reuters) - Several North Korean missiles were recently spotted moved from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea's Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday amid speculation that the North was preparing to take more provocative actions.

American International Group Inc nytimes.com

U.S. Says A.I.G. Is No Longer ‘Too Big to Fail’ 9 Years After Bailout

Federal regulators voted Friday to no longer classify American International Group as “systemically important,” meaning it will face less oversight.

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REFILE-China outbound M&As seen picking up on hopes of eased capital outflow curbs

* Investors expect guidance on outbound deals at Party Congress

companyNews reuters.com

China outbound M&As seen picking on hopes of eased capital outflow curbs

* Investors expect guidance on outbound deals at Party Congress

domesticNews reuters.com

Lengthy power restoration effort seen in Puerto Rico: U.S. power cos

(Reuters) - Puerto Rico faces a lengthy and complicated power restoration process after Hurricane Maria last week left the island's 3.4 million residents without electricity, according to a group of top U.S. electric company executives.

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Lengthy power restoration effort seen in Puerto Rico -U.S. power cos

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico faces a lengthy and complicated power restoration process after Hurricane Maria last week left the island's 3.4 million residents without electricity, according to a group of top U.S. electric company executives.

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Neutral investors on longer-dated bonds fewest in six weeks -JPMorgan

NEW YORK, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The share of investors who said they were holding longer-dated Treasuries equal to their benchmarks shrank from last week to its smallest in six weeks, JPMorgan Chase & Co's latest client survey showed on Tuesday. The move came after the Federal Reserve last week signaled it may raise interest rates at its Dec. 12-13 policy meeting and ongoing tensions between North Korea, and the United States and its allies. At 10:13 a.m. (1413 GMT), the 10-year yield

Pandas nytimes.com

Trilobites: Pandas Are No Longer Endangered. But Their Habitat Is in Trouble.

Logging, human encroachment and activities have fragmented the natural range of pandas in China, which could make recent population gains short-lived.

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U.S. to partially unveil key NAFTA proposal, talks seen dragging

OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. trade negotiators will only partially unveil new text on modifying a key chapter on investment under NAFTA, two well-placed sources said on Sunday, underlying the slow pace of talks that are supposed to wrap up by the end of the year.

businessNews reuters.com

Lufthansa seen offering to pay 200 million euros for Air Berlin assets: source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A Lufthansa bid price of 200 million euros ($239 million) to buy assets from insolvent Air Berlin plus 100 million euros to meet operating costs is roughly correct, a source familiar with the talks said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 1-Lufthansa seen offering to pay 200 mln euros for Air Berlin assets -source

FRANKFURT, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A Lufthansa bid price of 200 million euros ($239 million) to buy assets from insolvent Air Berlin plus 100 million euros to meet operating costs is roughly correct, a source familiar with the talks said on Sunday.

businessNews reuters.com

NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autos

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement intensified on Saturday although U.S. negotiators looked set to once again withhold proposals for one of the Trump administration's most challenging issues.

cnn.com

Why teens are taking longer to grow up

Teens aren't what they used to be.

businessNews reuters.com

Despite tough talk, Canada seen unlikely to walk away from NAFTA

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Despite Canada's threats to walk away from NAFTA talks if necessary, its limited success in diversifying exports leaves the nation too reliant on U.S. markets to play hardball, government insiders and trade experts say.

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White House seen easing limits on drone strikes: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is preparing to relax Obama-era rules on drone strikes and commando raids, paving the way for more frequent operations against Islamic State and other militant groups, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing officials familiar with the internal deliberations.

worldNews reuters.com

Italy's 5-Star Movement votes for leader, Di Maio seen winning

ROME (Reuters) - Members of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, which leads most opinion polls before a national election early next year, began voting on Thursday to elect their leader and candidate for prime minister.

cnn.com

Alabama Senate candidate stands behind use of terms widely seen as racially charged

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is standing behind terms he used at a recent campaign event that are widely seen as racially insensitive toward Native Americans and Asians.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍Siris Capital Group says on Sept 15, co informed Synchronoss Technologies they are no longer interested in pursuing all-cash acquisition of co​

* ‍Siris Capital Group - on Sept 15, Siris Capital informed Synchronoss Technologies they are no longer interested in pursuing all-cash acquisition of co​

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Hurricane Maria seen strengthening into major hurricane in next two days

(Reuters) - A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands on Sunday, with forecasters saying Maria would strengthen rapidly into a major hurricane in the next two days and rip into the Leeward Islands on Monday night.

worldNews reuters.com

Pakistanis vote in by-election seen as test of support for ousted PM Sharif

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistanis began casting votes on Sunday for the parliamentary seat vacated by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.

environmentNews reuters.com

Hurricane Jose's center seen staying off U.S. East Coast: NHC

(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose's center is forecast to pass well east of the North Caroline coast on Monday and to remain offshore from Virginia to New England, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.

Endangered and Extinct Species nytimes.com

The Snow Leopard Is No Longer Endangered. It’s Still at Risk.

The animals have been reclassified as vulnerable by a leading conservationist group, but poaching and habitat loss still threaten their populations.

domesticNews reuters.com

Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of ex-St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

domesticNews reuters.com

Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Queens, nerds, and feel-good families vie for Emmy crown

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A British queen, a group of nerdy kids, a defiant handmaiden and a heart-tugging trio of siblings vie for the top prize on Sunday when the Primetime Emmy Awards will crown the best in a booming era of television.

companyNews reuters.com

Ford self-driving test van 'talks' to pedestrians via light signals

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute are testing a way to enable self-driving vehicles to communicate their movements visually to pedestrians, cyclists and to human drivers, the researchers said on Wednesday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-M&T Bank says ‍expects more modest expansion of NIM from current level than was seen through 1H 2017 for remaining year

* ‍Expect more modest expansion of NIM from current level than was seen through 1H 2017 for remaining year - SEC filing​

environmentNews reuters.com

Brazil 2017/18 soy planting seen delayed due to climate factors

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Weather forecasts suggest soybean planting in key regions of Brazil may be delayed due to scarce rains following the end of the fallowing period in states like Paraná, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul.

environmentNews reuters.com

Irma seen weakening to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon: NHC

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma was losing strength as its center moved toward the northwestern coast of the Florida Peninsula on Monday and was forecast to weaken to a tropical storm during the day and to a tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Afghanistan War (2001- ) nytimes.com

Afghan Anger Simmers Over U.S. Leaflets Seen as Insulting Islam

With an image of Quranic text on a dog, American forces inadvertently offend the people they are there to help defend.

worldNews reuters.com

Bangladesh wants 'safe zones' to ease Rohingya crisis, but seen unlikely

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh has proposed creating "safe zones" run by aid groups for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state to stop hundreds of thousands of refugees crossing into its territory following a military crackdown.

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Sept Nikkei futures and options seen settling at 19,278.13 - sources

TOKYO, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Nikkei futures and options contracts expiring in September were forecast to settle at 19,278.13, market participants said on Friday, citing estimates by brokerages.

environmentNews reuters.com

Jose now Category 2 hurricane, seen a major storm on Friday: NHC

(Reuters) - Jose strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson wind scale and is expected to become a major hurricane on Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Thursday.

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Kazakh Kashagan oilfield seen producing 13 mln T in 2018 - energy ministry

ASTANA, Sept 7 (Reuters) - The giant oilfield Kashagan in Kazakhstan is expected to produce 13 million tonnes next year (260,000 barrels per day), Kazakhstan's Deputy Energy Minister Aset Magauov said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Jacobs Arup JV and transport scotland deliver Queensferry crossing

* Jacobs Arup JV and transport scotland deliver Queensferry crossing

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UPDATE 1-Nissan takes EV battle to Tesla with longer-range Leaf

* Base model priced $29,000, range 150 miles from 40 kWh battery

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Nissan takes EV battle to Tesla with longer-range Leaf

CHIBA, Japan, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd will launch a revamped version of its Leaf electric vehicle (EV) on Wednesday, going head-to-head with Tesla Inc's Model 3 and beating off criticism that a limited driving range will dull its mass-market appeal.

worldNews reuters.com

Top EU court seen denying eastern states' refusal to host refugees

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU's top court is expected on Wednesday to dismiss a challenge by eastern European countries against taking in refugees coming from Africa and the Middle East, a dispute that has divided the bloc.

cnn.com

Never-before-seen views of Australia's largest national park

For the first time, drones have been allowed to fly inside Kakadu National Park -- Australia's largest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Territory.

healthNews reuters.com

Heart benefit of alcohol not seen in people with liver disease

(Reuters Health) - Light to moderate drinkers may have a lower risk of heart disease than teetotalers, but a new study suggests this doesn’t hold true for people with fatty liver disease.

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Nikkei falls after North Korea's nuclear test, further selling seen

* Some see more selling in coming days due to U.S. holiday on Mon

environmentNews reuters.com

Irma seen becoming major hurricane early next week: NHC

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center described Irma as a small hurricane on Saturday as it moved west across the Atlantic Ocean but said it should become "major" when it gets closer to the Lesser Antilles early next week.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Jane Fonda wishes sex scene with Redford lasted longer

VENICE (Reuters) - Jane Fonda wishes the sex scene in her new movie with Robert Redford lasted longer, the 79-year-old American actress said as their latest screen collaboration "Our Souls at Night" premiered at the Venice film festival on Friday.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. job growth likely slowed in August; wages seen tepid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely slowed in August after two straight months of robust gains, but the pace of increase should be more than sufficient for the Federal Reserve to announce a plan to start trimming its massive bond portfolio.

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WRAPUP 1-U.S. job growth likely slowed in August; wages seen tepid

WASHINGTON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely slowed in August after two straight months of robust gains, but the pace of increase should be more than sufficient for the Federal Reserve to announce a plan to start trimming its massive bond portfolio.

Television nytimes.com

We Haven’t Seen That Before: A Critics’ Conversation About ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’

James Poniewozik and Manohla Dargis talk about “Twin Peaks: The Return,” which was much more than a simple sequel series.

worldNews reuters.com

German minister favors longer ban on Syrian refugees bringing families

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said he favors extending a temporary ban on Syrian migrants bringing their families to Germany, a move that reflects growing popular opposition to family reunifications.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Trading firm Noble seen picking oil unit buyer in Sept - sources

* Firm's oil trading volumes fell in first half of 2017 (Adds comment from Noble on its LNG business)

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UPDATE 1-Mexico's next deepwater oil joint venture seen requiring $10.7 bln

MEXICO CITY, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A coveted deepwater oil project that Mexico's state oil company Pemex wants to develop with a partner will require some $10.7 billion in investment and could eventually add 174,000 barrels of new output per day, a senior regulator said on Wednesday.

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Mexico's next deepwater oil joint venture seen requiring $10.7 bln

MEXICO CITY, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A coveted deepwater oil project that Mexico's state oil company Pemex wants to develop with a partner will require some $10.7 billion in investment and could eventually add 174,000 barrels of new output per day, a senior regulator said on Wednesday.

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Trading firm Noble seen picking oil unit buyer in Sept - sources

LONDON/SINGAPORE, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Trader Noble Group is expected to pick a buyer for its oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) units by mid-September to cover debts and reduce credit exposure after a first half loss of $1.9 billion, sources familiar with the matter said.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Queens Man Is Charged With Trying to Enter Syria to Join ISIS

Before his arrest, Parveg Ahmed had been stopped and questioned at Kennedy Airport about social media posts praising ISIS.

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UPDATE 1-Share of investors neutral on U.S. longer-dated bonds at 5-yr high -JPMorgan

(Adds background, table) NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Investors ratcheted up their caution on owning longer-dated U.S. Treasury debt, bringing the share of investors with a neutral stance to the highest in five years, JPMorgan Chase & Co's latest client survey showed on Tuesday. The share of investors who said they were holding longer-dated Treasuries equal to their benchmarks rose to 75 percent, the most since Aug. 27, 2012 and higher than 70 percent a week ago, JPMorgan said. U.S.

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Investors most neutral on U.S. longer-dated bonds in 5 years - JPMorgan

NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Investors ratcheted up their caution on owning longer-dated U.S. Treasury debt, raising their neutral stance to the strongest level in five years, JPMorgan Chase & Co's latest client survey showed on Tuesday.

cnn.com

Tillerson's comments defy anything we've seen