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UN Ambassador Haley cites 'will of American people' on Jerusalem decision

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday cited "the will of the American people" in defending President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US Embassy there.

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Nikki Haley on Jerusalem decision: This will move ball forward for peace

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital would "move the ball forward" in the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Protests in Lebanon Near U.S. Embassy After Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Lebanese Army forces fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of protesters outside the embassy near Beirut.

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Trump's Jerusalem decision could help militants: UAE's Sheikh Mohammed

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital could provide a lifeline to militants after the setbacks they suffered this year, the de facto leader of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has warned.

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Opinion: Trump has to live with the consequences of his Israel decision

At ground zero, by Jerusalem's Old City walls, reaction to President Trump's declaration that the United States now recognizes the city as being Israel's capital is both mixed and muted.

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Erdogan and Macron to urge U.S. to turn back on Jerusalem decision: sources

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan and France's Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a Turkish presidential source said on Saturday.

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Terrorist Groups Vow Bloodshed over Jerusalem Decision. ISIS? Less So.

From Mali to Afghanistan, jihadists promised to retaliate over the decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. But ISIS took aim, instead, at them.

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President says his opponents are 'resisting the will of the American people'

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California wildfires have scorched more than 140,000 acres and forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate

Wildfires roared across Southern California for a fifth day Friday, with new blazes prompting additional evacuations as neighborhoods went up in flames in San Diego County.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

They Fled Boko Haram, Only to Be Raped by Nigeria’s Security Forces

Thousands of women and girls have endured Boko Haram’s sexual violence. But Nigerian security forces have also preyed on the people they are assigned to protect.

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China jails 21 people for 2015 nursing home fire: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has jailed 21 people for their roles in a deadly fire that killed 39 elderly people at a private nursing home two years ago, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.

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

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

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Analysis: A whole lot more people hate the GOP tax plan than love it

Midterm elections -- like the one coming up in 2018 -- are all about turning out base voters. Why? History tells us that only the most stalwart partisans turn out when the presidential race isn't on the ballot. So if your side wants to pick up House and Senate seats in a non-presidential election, you need to find ways to excite its most committed members.

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Trump's Jerusalem decision puts the Middle East on knife's edge

Donald Trump's announcement, on recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the US Embassy to the Holy City, appeared, at least on the surface, chiefly ceremonial.

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U.S. energy office gets new chairman as nuclear, coal vote looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new chairman was sworn in on Thursday at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission who will lead the agency as it considers a directive from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump to subsidize ailing coal and nuclear power plants.

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Southern California fires force 200,000 people to flee

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.

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Protests break out after Trump's Jerusalem decision

The leader of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has called for a new "intifada," or uprising, as protests broke out in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Bethlehem following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Protests erupt over Trump's Jerusalem decision

CNN's Ian Lee reports from Ramallah in the West Bank as protesters respond to President Trump's Jerusalem decision.

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Congress poised to dodge shutdown deadline, but another looms

The prognosis to avert a government shutdown looks promising for now, as House Republicans prepare to put a short-term spending bill on the floor Thursday to keep the federal government running for another two weeks.

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The President's decision on Jerusalem is the latest instance of honoring bumper-sticker vows to supporters

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Slams Donald Trump for Jerusalem Decision

Mr. Noah compared recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital to moving into an ex-girlfriend’s apartment building. “It’s not technically illegal,” he said — but it’s a bad idea.

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Is hostile architecture designing people out of cities?

Spiked or sloped benches. Bolts installed on shop doorsteps and windowsills. Water features that operate at surprising intervals on flat surfaces.

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Democratic Senator Franken faces pressure to resign, announcement looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Al Franken faced intense pressure from members of his own party on Wednesday to resign from the U.S. Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct.

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For Trump, an Embassy in Jerusalem Is a Political Decision, Not a Diplomatic One

The president seemed to relish playing a familiar role: the political insurgent, defying foreign policy orthodoxy on behalf of the people who elected him.

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Democratic U.S. Senator Franken faces pressure to resign, announcement looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Al Franken faced intense pressure from members of his own party on Wednesday to resign from the U.S. Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct.

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Bill letting people bring concealed guns across state lines passes U.S. House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People would be able to bring legal, concealed guns into any U.S. state under legislation the House of Representatives approved on Wednesday that would also bolster the national background check system and require a study of the "bump stocks" used in October's Las Vegas mass shooting.

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Utah Republicans defend Romney after Bannon's 'Mormon' jab

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Utah Republicans on Wednesday rallied around Mitt Romney, their party's former presidential nominee, a day after former senior White House aide Steve Bannon accused him of having used his Mormon religion to avoid military service.

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Nonfiction: What the People of Appalachia Want

Steven Stoll’s “Ramp Hollow” looks at the history of deprivation in the region.

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Bomb blast kills nine people in Pakistan, near Afghan border

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb rigged to a motorcycle exploded in a militant-plagued part of northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, killing nine people, officials said on Wednesday, the latest violence in a recent rise in attacks in the nuclear-armed country.

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Poll: Only 29% approve of GOP tax plan

Less than one-third of Americans approve of the Republican tax plan, Quinnipiac figures show.

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German trains collide near Duesseldorf, several people injured

BERLIN (Reuters) - Several people were injured in a train crash on Tuesday near the German city of Duesseldorf, fire department and police spokesmen said.

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House Republicans mull length of spending bill as vote looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives were in discussions on Tuesday about how long to fund the federal government in a short-term spending measure expected to come to a vote as early as Wednesday.

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U.S. House Republicans mull length of spending bill as vote looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives were in discussions on Tuesday about how long to fund the federal government in a short-term spending measure expected to come to a vote as early as Wednesday.

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Saudi says most people detained in anti-corruption sweep have settled

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said on Tuesday most of the people detained in a sweeping anti-corruption campaign launched last month have agreed to settlements to avoid prosecution.

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BRIEF-People Corp announces year-end and quarter-end financial results

* PEOPLE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES YEAR-END AND QUARTER-END FINANCIAL RESULTS AND HIGHLIGHTS STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

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Trump outlines big cuts to Utah monuments, environmentalists sue

WASHINGTON/SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday shrank two wilderness national monuments in Utah by at least half in the biggest rollback of public land protection in U.S. history, drawing praise from pro-development lawmakers and a lawsuit from environmentalists.

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Utah, Roy Moore, Travel Ban: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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On foreign policy, lets stop waiting for U.S. decisions, German minister says

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel will on Tuesday urge his country to become more assertive on foreign policy issues and less dependent on the United States, according to excerpts of a speech he is due to give, cited by the newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

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Trump outlines big cuts to Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue

WASHINGTON/SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced big cuts to two of Utah's sprawling wilderness national monuments on Monday in a bid to boost development, angering tribes and environmental groups that called it an attack on crucial land protections.

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Trump: Utah people said this is incredible

President Donald Trump announced he will shrink the size of Utah's Bears Ears National Monument by over 80% and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by roughly 45% during a speech in Salt Lake City.

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Trump outlines big cuts to Utah monuments, riling tribes, environmentalists

WASHINGTON/SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced big cuts to Utah's sprawling wilderness national monuments on Monday, angering tribes and environmental groups that want to keep the areas off limits to development.

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IOC faces tricky decision over possible Russia ban

LAUSANNE (Reuters) - Under huge pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide on Tuesday whether to ban Russia from next year's Winter Olympics over alleged institutionalized doping.

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Trump accuser: I feel forgotten -- why aren't people talking about him?

Rachel Crooks speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota about her accusation that President Trump forcibly kissed her in 2005.

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Decision day looms for Utah hills and their people

If only the rocks could talk.

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Trump to shrink Utah monuments, riling tribes and environmentalists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will visit Utah on Monday to announce big cuts to the state's sprawling wilderness national monuments, a move that is likely to trigger legal challenges from tribes and environmental groups.

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UPDATE 1-Euro zone yields higher on U.S. tax plan as key Eurogroup meeting looms

* Euro zone yields 3 to 5 bps higher as tax plan finally passes

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Alabama’s Disdain for Democrats Looms Over Its Senate Race

The Democratic nominee, Doug Jones, is widely admired. But in his race against Roy Moore, many voters say they are struggling to get past his party affiliation.

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McConnell: 'Let the people of Alabama make the call' on Moore

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell changed his tone Sunday on whether he thought Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore should be in the Senate, saying he would "let the people of Alabama make the call" in the state's special election December 12.

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Protesters call for Trump to preserve Utah monument areas

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Reuters) - More than 5,000 people rallied on the steps of the Utah State Capitol on Saturday afternoon to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's expected shrinking of two national monument areas in the state.

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BRIEF-Fiat Chrysler mulls Alfa Romeo, Maserati spin-off but only in "many years from now"-CEO

Dec 2 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Nv CEO Sergio Marchionne says :

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

White House Memo: Flynn’s Guilty Plea Looms Over a White House on the Verge of a Tax Cut Success

The plea raised uncomfortable questions about what the former national security adviser might be telling the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III.

China nytimes.com

China’s Next Potential Boom Spot: The Places People Overlook

New highways and trains and changes in farming are opening up the country’s poorer cities and rural areas, long laggards amid China’s torrid growth.

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The only supermoon of 2017 is coming

On Sunday, stargazers, astronomers and curious sky-watchers will get a chance to witness the first and only supermoon of 2017.

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At North Korean hub in China, uncertainty looms for Pyongyang-backed businesses

SHENYANG, China (Reuters) - North Korean-owned businesses such as the Chilbosan Hotel in Shenyang, the biggest city in northeastern China, face an uncertain future as United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang-owned overseas businesses loom.

Child Abuse and Neglect nytimes.com

News Analysis: She Didn’t Fight Back. She’s Posting Selfies. The (Misguided) Reasons People Doubt Sexual Misconduct Victims.

Some common reasons raised for doubt, like a long delay before speaking out or a hazy recall of timing, are exactly what experts say they would expect to see after a sexual assault.

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Trump: Rich people don't like me

President Donald Trump gives remarks in St. Charles, Missouri, ahead of the Senate vote on the GOP tax plan.

News and News Media nytimes.com

The Shift: How 41 People in Lithuania Took Over Your Facebook Feed

The viral publisher Bored Panda is thriving on the social network despite the algorithm changes that doomed its competitors.

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INADO head says IOC decision on Russia critical to anti-doping fight

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - The head of the umbrella group of national anti-doping agencies told Reuters that allowing Russia to compete at the 2018 Winter Games would be "a missed opportunity" which would raise doubts about sport's willingness to root out drug cheats.

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Deficit issue looms over Republican tax bill as Senate nears vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans scrambled on Wednesday to reformulate their tax bill to satisfy lawmakers worried about how much it would balloon the U.S. budget deficit, as the measure moved toward a decisive U.S. Senate floor vote later this week.

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Big Brother looms as U.S. top court tackles cellphone dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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UPDATE 4-Big Brother looms as U.S. top court tackles cellphone dispute

* Justices across ideological spectrum have privacy worries (Adds quotes from Justices Roberts, Sotomayor, Alito)

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Deficit looms over Republican tax bill as Senate nears vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans scrambled on Wednesday to reformulate their tax-cut bill to satisfy lawmakers worried about how much it would expand the federal deficit, as the measure moved toward a decisive U.S. Senate floor vote later this week.

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ESPN is laying off 150 more people

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Turkey seeks arrest of 360 people in probe targeting Gulen network in army: media

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 360 people in an operation targeting supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen within the army, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

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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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Trump to visit Utah next week, expected to announce monument decision

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is set to visit Utah on Monday and is expected to announce his decision on whether to reduce the size of two national monuments where drilling and mining are banned, an administration official said on Tuesday.

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Venezuela's Maduro swears in military 'man of the people' to lead PDVSA

CARACAS, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Venezuelan leftist President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday evening held a ceremony to swear in a military officer as the new head of state oil company PDVSA in the presence of the military's top brass and cheering red-shirted oil workers.

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Spielberg's 'The Post' aimed at people 'starving for the truth'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg's new movie "The Post" may be set in 1971 but its theme about press freedom is all about today.

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Difficult migration debate looms as African and EU leaders meet

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - European leaders under pressure from a far-right revival at home hope to avoid a difficult debate about immigration when they meet their African counterparts in Ivory Coast from Wednesday.

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Tough OPEC meeting looms as Russia unsure about duration of cuts

DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC is heading for tougher-than-expected policy talks this week as its leader Saudi Arabia pushes to extend oil output cuts by nine months while non-member Russia is hesitating on the curbs' duration due to worries that the market could overheat.

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Tough OPEC meeting looms amid specter of oil deficit

DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC is heading for tougher-than-expected policy talks this week amid concern that its efforts to rebalance the oil market might overshoot by creating a global deficit and spurring a further price rally.

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Tough OPEC meeting looms amid spectre of oil deficit

DUBAI/VIENNA, Nov 28 (Reuters) - OPEC is heading for tougher-than-expected policy talks this week amid concern that its efforts to rebalance the oil market might overshoot by creating a global deficit and spurring a further price rally.

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UPDATE 1-Norway's wealth fund gives reasons for energy shares decision

OSLO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said it found no significant differences in expected return for oil and gas shares and the market as it set out more details of its plans to cut investments in energy companies.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Does Religion Make People Moral?

It depends if it’s being used for self-education or an ego boost for believers.

Bars and Nightclubs nytimes.com

Cocktails Only a Local Could Love

Seven drinks that remain steadfast favorites, but only in the regions where they were born.

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Mexico's finance minister Meade resigns as presidential race looms

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's finance minister, Jose Antonio Meade, stepped down on Monday amid speculation the veteran technocrat will run for president in next year's election under the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) banner.

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UPDATE 1-As Brexit looms, UK pitches new industry plan, wins support from Merck, Qiagen

* Drug industry remains concerned about Brexit impact (Recasts, adds further details on investments, Merck comment on Brexit)

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Mexico finance minister to resign as presidency race looms: sources

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican finance minister Jose Antonio Meade will step down on Monday, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, as the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) gears up to pick its candidate for the 2018 presidential election.

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UK launches plan for industry as Brexit looms, wins Merck investment

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government launched a new strategy for industry on Monday, aiming to intervene in key sectors to tackle weak productivity and bolster businesses to counter any new problems caused by Brexit.

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From taxes to a spy program, Republicans under pressure as year-end agenda looms

It's the end of a year that has left Republicans with little to show for their sweeping control of the government -- and now, it's crunch time.

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Democratic mega-donor has spent $20 million and calls Trump 'an urgent threat to the American people'

Democratic mega-donor and billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer on Sunday defended his $20 million national television and digital ad campaign calling for Congress to impeach President Donald Trump, saying "it's very important and urgent that we get him out of office."

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Op-Ed Columnist: Ivanka, Louise and the Little People

What a regal and perverse populism the Trump administration continues to practice.

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235 people killed in mosque, Egypt hunts attackers

Egypt's air force launched airstrikes on "terrorist outposts" and vehicles after attackers massacred 235 people when they ambushed a mosque in northern Sinai, the military said.

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Only ‘Probably’ Time’s Person of the Year? No Thanks, Trump Tweets

After phone calls with world leaders and a golf outing with Tiger Woods, the president had time to revisit a favorite grievance: the selection of person of the year.

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Uber seeks to appeal UK workers' rights decision at Supreme Court

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber submitted a request to appeal to the Supreme Court a decision by a British tribunal which said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage, the taxi app said on Friday.

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At least 85 people killed in attack on mosque in Egypt's north Sinai: state news agency

CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 85 people were killed and 80 more wounded when suspected militants targeted a mosque in Egypt's north Sinai with a bomb and gunfire, MENA state news agency said on Friday, citing an official source.

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UPDATE 2-Clariant snubs review demand as showdown with White Tale looms

ZURICH, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Clariant on Friday rejected its largest shareholder White Tale's demand for an independent strategic review and three board seats, setting up a showdown with the activist investor which blocked its $20 billion merger with Huntsman.

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Clariant snubs review demand as showdown with White Tale looms

ZURICH (Reuters) - Clariant on Friday rejected its largest shareholder White Tale's demand for an independent strategic review and three board seats, setting up a showdown with the activist investor that last month blocked its $20 billion merger with Huntsman .

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Forty human traffickers arrested, 500 people rescued in West Africa

PARIS (Reuters) - Forty people were arrested and 500 people rescued after a swoop on human trafficking across West Africa, international police organization Interpol said on Thursday.

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This is the only time these luxury home goods are on sale

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UPDATE 2-Brazil pushes back decision on Bayer-Monsanto tie-up

SAO PAULO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Brazilian antitrust agency Cade on Wednesday extended its deadline to review the takeover of Monsanto Co by Bayer AG by 90 days to late March, potentially spoiling plans to wrap up the $66 billion tie-up by the end of the year.

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"The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.

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

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

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TransCanada 'cautiously optimistic' after Nebraska decision - Alberta premier

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 22 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is "cautiously optimistic" about the chances of its Keystone XL pipeline after the state of Nebraska denied the company's preferred route, the leader of the oil producing province of Alberta said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-‍Trian comments on Procter & Gamble's decision to contest independent inspector's voting tabulation​

* ‍Trian comments on Procter & Gamble's decision to contest independent inspector's voting tabulation​

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BRIEF-HPE CEO Meg Whitman on CNBC says talks with Uber didn't factor into decision to leave company "at all"‍​

* HPE CEO Meg Whitman on CNBC says talks with Uber didn't factor into decision to leave the company "at all" ‍​ Further company coverage: ( Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com )

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Egypt detains 29 people on suspicion of espionage for Turkey

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the detention of 29 people suspected of espionage on behalf of Turkey and joining a terrorist organization, state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday.

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Turkey orders detention of 216 people in post-coup probe: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 216 people, including former finance ministry personnel, suspected of having links to last year's failed coup attempt, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.

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Haitians in U.S. malign Trump decision to send them back home

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Haitian immigrants on Tuesday decried a U.S. decision to end a program that granted 59,000 Haitians temporary visas after the 2010 earthquake, saying they would be sent back to a country that has yet to recover from that disaster and others since.

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Inside Trump's decision to embrace Roy Moore

President Donald Trump's decision to embrace Roy Moore on Tuesday was rooted in several factors, but one of the biggest: the noise and confusion from a recent tidal wave of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations from Hollywood to media to politics.

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30 people killed in attack on cattle herders in northeast Nigeria: police official

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Unidentified attackers killed more than 30 cattle herders in the northeastern Nigerian state of Adamawa, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Technology still isn't doing enough for people with disabilities

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UPDATE 2-Britain's CYBG bets on fintech as open banking looms

* Investing in digital platform to tackle open banking, competition

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Editorial: ‘Only Morons Pay the Estate Tax’

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

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White House: Up to the people to decide on Roy Moore

Press secretary Sarah Sanders says the White House wants to leave the fate of Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore up to the "people of Alabama."

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BRIEF-TransCanada evaluating Nebraska PSC decision on Keystone XL

* TransCanada - confirmed that Nebraska Public Service Commission approved alternative route for proposed Keystone XL pipeline project through the state

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How decades of bad decisions broke GE

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Secretary of State Tillerson says decision to name North Korea as a state sponsor of terror is to up pressure

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Trump: Decision on big-game hunting trophies coming next week

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday night that his administration will announce a decision next week on allowing the import of elephant hunting trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Television nytimes.com

Why People in Mississippi Have to Watch the Giants

The process of determining which N.F.L. games will be shown in which TV markets can be simple — unless there’s flexing, cross flexing, prime flexing, mandatory pullouts...

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System Failure: How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

Disruptions and delays have roiled the system this year. But the crisis was long in the making, fueled by a litany of errors, a Times investigation shows.

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Trump says he has put big-game trophy decision on hold

President Donald Trump said Friday that he has decided to put a decision about big-game trophies on hold.

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Strong earthquake rattles Tibet but only minor damage reported

BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck a remote part of Tibet on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries.

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Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold until he can "review all conservation facts."

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Tapper: People in 'glass White Houses' shouldn't throw stones

President Trump went after Sen. Franken (D-MN) on Twitter for sexual harassment accusations, despite numerous women who have accused President Trump of sexual harassment.

Income Inequality nytimes.com

Myths of the 1 Percent: What’s Putting People at the Top

Dispelling misconceptions about what’s driving income inequality in the U.S.

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Belgian judge postpones decision on arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader: lawyer

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian judge made no ruling on the European arrest warrant issued by Spain for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers, after a court hearing in Brussels on Friday, his lawyer said.

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Saudi Arabia striking deals with people detained in anti-graft purge: sources

(Reuters) - Saudi authorities are striking agreements with some of those detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to hand over assets and cash in return for their freedom, sources familiar with the matter said.

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DHS head of community outreach resigns over past comments on black people, Islam

Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.

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Why rich people spend millions on art

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Franken accuser: People are blaming me

Leeann Tweeden said that Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) groped her and kissed her without her consent in 2006 while she was on a USO Tour overseas. She speaks to CNN's Jake Tapper about her experience.

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White House says elephant trophy decision not yet finalized

(Reuters) - The White House on Thursday said it had not yet finalized a decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring the endangered animals home as trophies, a move that had outraged U.S. conservation groups.

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Trump to announce terrorism list decision on North Korea next week: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce his decision next week on whether to put North Korea on a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said on Thursday.

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Old Vic Says 20 People Reported Misconduct by Kevin Spacey

The London theater released the findings of an investigation into Mr. Spacey’s behavior before and during his time as artistic director there.

Republican Party nytimes.com

Republican Tax Plans Put Corporations Over People

There are tough choices at the heart of the Republicans tax bills speeding through Congress, and they make clear the party values deep and lasting tax cuts for corporations above all else.

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Cambodia's opposition braces for Supreme Court decision

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's Supreme Court on Thursday began its final session to decide whether to dissolve the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), thus ensuring victory for Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party in next year's general election.

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Ivanka Trump: Special place in hell for people who prey on kids

Ivanka Trump spoke out for the first time against embattled Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of pursuing sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his early thirties. Her father, President Donald Trump, meanwhile, has largely stayed mum on the issue.

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Elon Musk email from May is upsetting people

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Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for Obamacare plans so far: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, U.S. government health officials said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sign-ups to nearly 1.5 million so far.

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Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for Obamacare plans so far: CMS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sign-ups to nearly 1.5 million so far.

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BRIEF-Emirates chairman says no decision yet on potenial Airbus A380 order

* Emirates chairman, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, says no decision yet on potenial Airbus A380 order Further company coverage: (Reporting by Saeed Azhar)

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The political fight is only beginning

Australians may have overwhelmingly voted "yes" in the same-sex marriage survey, but the battle over marriage equality isn't over yet.

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People picks 2017 'Sexiest Man Alive'

He's a "Voice" coach and a superstar. Now he's officially a heartthrob. Blake Shelton has been named the 2017 "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine.

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Blake Shelton named People's 2017 'sexiest man alive'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Blake Shelton was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, a first for any country singer, prompting "The Voice" judge to shake off his shyness about his looks.

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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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U.S. judge postpones decision on Breitburn plan in unusual move

CHICAGO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge refused to allow a reorganization plan by Breitburn Energy Partners LP to proceed for a creditor vote for the time being, an unusual move for a large Chapter 11 case.

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Puerto Rico utility defends decision to postpone mutual aid

(Reuters) - Puerto Rico's electric utility on Tuesday defended its decision not to seek mutual aid from mainland utilities immediately following Hurricane Maria in a contentious hearing with the U.S. Senate's energy and natural resources committee.

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Senate panel presses ahead on tax bill as House vote looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said on Tuesday he will seek to abolish a crucial Obamacare provision as part of sweeping tax cut legislation in a move that could complicate President Donald Trump's push for swift congressional passage.

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Spreading housing shortage hits over 850,000 people in Germany: report

BERLIN (Reuters) - A housing crisis is spreading in Germany, the Federal Homelessness Association said on Tuesday, forecasting that 1.2 million people could be living in shelters by 2018.

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A Georgia networking event wants to help white people 'Come Meet a Black Person'

A networking event in Georgia offers an interesting twist: a chance to meet a black person.

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Philippines Duterte says only answers to his people on drugs war, human rights

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he would only answer to the people of his country when it came to human rights, and defended his war on drugs after a summit of Asian leaders.

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More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices -- they can be trouble. Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators, late-night meetings or events where alcohol is flowing. And think twice before speaking out about sexual harassment from a boss -- it could cost you your career.

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Iraq's Kurdistan says to respect court decision banning secession

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish authorities said on Tuesday they would accept a court decision prohibiting the region from seceding, signaling a new phase in efforts to restart stalled negotiations over its future.

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Nebraska regulator to announce Keystone XL permit decision on November 20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Nebraska Public Service Commission announced Monday it will issue its decision on whether to approve the permit to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline on Nov. 20, the last regulatory hurdle for the controversial project.

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UPDATE 1-Nebraska regulator to announce Keystone XL permit decision on Nov. 20

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The Nebraska Public Service Commission announced Monday it will issue its decision on whether to approve the permit to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline on Nov. 20, the last regulatory hurdle for the controversial project.

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London authorities failing people displaced by deadly fire: lawmaker

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people displaced by a fire that killed about 80 people in London in June are still living in hotels or friends' houses because of a failure by local authorities to rehouse them, the lawmaker representing the area said on Monday.

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Activists to appeal new South African nuclear plant decision

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Greenpeace Africa and other NGOs intend to appeal against South Africa's decision to grant an environmental permit for a new 4,000 megawatt nuclear plant close to Cape Town, the activists said on Monday.

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Mindblowing photos of people and art

He first picked up a camera by chance; now Stefan Draschan makes a living taking photographs by chance.

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Aramco CEO: IPO preparations ongoing, no decision on venue abroad

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Preparations to float shares of Saudi Aramco next year are proceeding, but no decision has been taken yet on the venue for the international listing, the chief executive of the state oil company told Al Arabiya Television channel.

Race and Ethnicity nytimes.com

Opinion: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

The rise of Donald Trump has broken bonds on all sides. But for people of color the stakes are different.

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‘“We the People” Are Out of Hibernation’

Our top 10 comments of the week: Readers discussed Democratic election gains, more sexual assault revelations and a screaming toddler.

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Young people with disabilities more likely to be arrested

(Reuters Health) - More than half of blacks in the U.S. with disabilities will be arrested by the time they reach their late 20s, a new study finds.

Shingles (Disease) nytimes.com

The New Old Age: No Excuses, People: Get the New Shingles Vaccine

Shingrix, which begins shipping this month, is far more effective than the previous shingles shot. Experts recommend it for everyone over age 50.

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His decision to stay in Senate race amid sexual misconduct allegations leaves Republicans in Washington with few options

Senate Republicans face a dire reality in Alabama following sexual misconduct accusations about Roy Moore, their Senate nominee in Alabama: They want Moore gone from the race but are largely powerless to make that happen.

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Uber loses UK appeal bid to overturn workers' rights decision

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] lost an appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by a tribunal which said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage, in a blow to the taxi app as it also battles to keep its license in London.

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BRIEF-Ultra Electronics expects U.S. DOJ decision on Sparton deal by March

* ULTRA ELECTRONICS HOLDINGS PLC - ‍PROVIDES AN UPDATE ON HART-SCOTT-RODINO APPROVAL PROCESS FOR ULTRA'S PENDING ACQUISITION OF SPARTON​

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Pete Souza Photographed the Obama Presidency. Now He Helps People Remember It.

Mr. Souza’s photo retrospectives, often laced with tongue-in-cheek captions and commentary, began during President Trump’s first week in the White House.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump and Ryan Versus the Little People

Call it the Leona Helmsley Tax Act of 2017.

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U.S. says 601,462 people signed up for Obamacare plans in week one

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 600,000 people, including 137,322 new consumers, signed up for Obamacare individual insurance plans for next year in the 39 states that use the federal website HealthCare.gov during the first week of enrollment, a U.S. health agency said on Thursday.

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Special Report: The decisions behind Monsanto's weed-killer crisis

(Reuters) - In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide crisis, with millions of acres of crops damaged.

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Global stocks stutter as longest winning run in 14 years looms

LONDON (Reuters) - Another impressive record for world stocks was hanging in the balance on Thursday, as a late blow-out in Japan and a subdued start in Europe threatened to spoil the longest winning streak for MSCI's global index since 2003.

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For some Palestinians in love, this slum is the only place to live

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Kafr Aqab is no one's dream destination: the overcrowded neighborhood separated from adjacent East Jerusalem by Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank is notorious for...

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Tillerson says no decision yet on Trump-Putin formal talks

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday there has been no decision on whether President Donald Trump will have formal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit in Vietnam which begins later this week.

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Notre Dame reverses decision to end birth control coverage

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

WITH...JARON LANIER: Soothsayer in the Hills Sees Silicon Valley’s Sinister Side

His house and his new book, “Dawn of the New Everything,” are both crammed full of strange and mesmerizing stuff.

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Cuban opposition falls at first hurdle as Castro handover looms

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban opposition leaders said they failed to get anyone nominated as a candidate for municipal elections, falling at the first hurdle as the Communist-run island embarks on a political cycle that will end 60 years of Castro brothers' rule.

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Goldman promotes 509 people to managing director

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Wednesday promoted 509 people to managing director, the bank's second-highest rank behind partner.

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How people feel about Trump's America, in charts

Last year, President Donald Trump's victory defied conventional wisdom and brought to a close a campaign that pitted the two most unpopular presidential candidates in the history of modern polling against one another.

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Business group pushes for U.S. flood insurance reform as December deadline looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest attempt to overhaul the U.S. federal flood insurance program hit a stumbling block, but a coalition of business and environmental groups renewed their push on Wednesday for lawmakers to enact an overhaul before the program expires on Dec. 8.

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Twitter just doubled its character limit and people are not happy

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What young people care about on election day

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Only one-third of marijuana extracts accurately labeled

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BRIEF-Bill Ackman says ADP misleading people on vote count‍​- CNBC

* Bill Ackman on CNBC says ADP misleading people on vote count‍​

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change nytimes.com

Syria Joins Paris Climate Accord, Leaving Only U.S. Opposed

Syria announced Tuesday it would sign the Paris agreement. Now the United States stands alone among nations on climate change.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: For Hollywood Hills, Tour Vans Are Nuisance

Tuesday: Visitors blocking narrow roads, an averted teachers’ strike, and an oil spill’s anniversary.

Gun Control nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Sutherland Springs Only Happens to Be in Texas

There is nothing particularly Lone Star State-ish about a mass killing these days. Ask New York, or Las Vegas.

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British app-only bank Monzo attracts $93 million in fresh funding

LONDON (Reuters) - British digital challenger bank Monzo has raised 71 million pounds ($93 million) in a funding round, the company said on Tuesday, to boost investment in its chase for customers disenchanted with traditional banks.

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BRIEF-Time Inc says PeopleTV will stream real-time programming on Twitter

* Says ‍co's PeopleTV will expand its live content and distribution by streaming select real-time programming on Twitter starting November 20​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

The Paradise Papers: From Utah, Secretive Help for a Russian Oligarch and His Jet

Records leaked from an offshore law firm show how the wealthy elite sidestep prohibitions on foreigners registering private planes in the United States.

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UPDATE 3-CVS to start next-day delivery as Amazon threat looms

Nov 6 (Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain CVS Health Corp said on Monday it would start next-day delivery from its stores in 2018, a move some analysts said was in response to Amazon.com's potential entry into prescription drug sales.

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Only one in seven Catalan see dispute with Madrid ending in independence: poll

MADRID (Reuters) - Just one in seven people from Catalonia believe the current standoff between Barcelona and Madrid will end in independence for the region while more than two thirds think the process has been bad for the economy, a survey showed on Monday.

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Trump tweets 'May God be with the people of Sutherland Springs'

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Multiple people shot at church in Sutherland Springs

The FBI and police are on scene of a church shooting in Texas. CNN's Kaylee Hartung reports.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Fires Aren’t the Only Threat to the California Dream

Everything is political in the Bay Area, but housing most of all.

United States Economy nytimes.com

Editorial: A Good Choice for the Fed. But if Only …

President Trump could have done better by offering Janet Yellen, who has done a terrific job, a second term.

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Trump's memory fails, investigation looms

As the ongoing Mueller investigation looms over the White House, CNN's Anderson Cooper said it'll only get harder for people to claim amnesia as documentary evidence grows.

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BRIEF-Essential Energy Services announces patent litigation decision

* Essential energy services announces patent litigation decision

Impersonators and Impressionists (Entertainment) nytimes.com

No People Like Show People: A Trump for All Ages

The conventions industry pays big bucks for impersonators. How do they solve a problem like The Donald?

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Trump slams decision as a 'complete and total disgrace'

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the decision allowing Bowe Bergdahl not to serve prison time is a "complete and total disgrace."

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Trump move stirs debate over Utah monuments

BLUFF, Utah (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that he intends to reduce the size of two national monuments covering millions of acres of Utah wilderness has stoked local divisions over land use, with all sides anticipating a protracted battle over the move.

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Trump: I'm the only one that matters

President Trump discusses the empty positions in the State Department in a Fox News interview.

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RPT-UPDATE 3-Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, default looms as possibility

CARACAS, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine.

Credit and Debt nytimes.com

As a Debt Deadline Looms for Venezuela, Maduro Is Defiant

The uncertainty hanging over a $1.2 billion payment from the state oil company is another indication of the country’s worsening financial problems.

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UPDATE 3-Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, default looms as possibility

CARACAS, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine.

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UPDATE 2-Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, default looms as possiblity

CARACAS, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine.

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BRIEF-Black Hills reports Q3 earnings per share $0.50

* Black hills corp. Reports third quarter 2017 results and provides earnings guidance updates

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Facebook pressured to notify people who saw Russian posts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc received several tongue-lashings during U.S. congressional hearings this week, but the world's largest social network also got an assignment: Figure out how to notify tens of millions of Americans who might have been fed Russian propaganda.

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Foster the People talks 'Pumped Up Kicks' and gun violence

When Foster the People's anti-gun violence anthem, "Pumped Up Kicks," was released in 2010, it quickly went viral. But not everyone immediately noticed the cautionary tale about gun violence that lead singer Mark Foster relates in the lyrics:

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Goldman's Blankfein is only major financial firm CEO to join Trump on China trip

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein will visit China as part of a business delegation in November at the same time as U.S. President Donald Trump, a Goldman spokesman confirmed.

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Coding school wants to stop people from joining ISIS