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BRIEF-Cleantech Solutions International To Acquire A 60 PCT Interest In 3D Discovery Limited

* CLEANTECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL ENTERS INTO SALE AND PURCHASE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE A 60 PCT INTEREST IN 3D DISCOVERY CO. LIMITED

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France orders international recall of Lactalis baby formula

PARIS (Reuters) - France has ordered banned the sale and ordered a recall of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis after the discovery of salmonella bacteria, consumer protection agency DGCCRF said in a statement.

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For Older Venezuelans, Fleeing Crisis Means ‘Starting From Zero,’ Even at 90

As a dire economy drives migration, Venezuelans in their retirement years are joining the exodus, a journey fraught with worries over health care, employment and leaving a country they love.

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BRIEF-Eros International Says‍ Eros Now Has Partnered With Metrological

* EROS INTERNATIONAL PLC - ‍ EROS NOW HAS PARTNERED WITH METROLOGICAL; EROS NOW WILL BE AVAILABLE AS PART OF METROLOGICAL'S APP LIBRARY Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-ITG Releases Nov 2017 U.S. Trading Volumes And Provides International Trading Commission Update

* ITG RELEASES NOVEMBER 2017 U.S. TRADING VOLUMES AND PROVIDES INTERNATIONAL TRADING COMMISSION UPDATE

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Enjoy French food in the nude

Take a look at 27 photos of the week from December 1 through December 7.

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BRIEF-Matthews International Says Entered Into Purchase Agreement To Issue $300 Mln 5.250 Pct Senior Notes Due 2025

* MATTHEWS INTERNATIONAL SAYS ON DEC 1 2017, CO & UNITS ENTERED INTO PURCHASE AGREEMENT TO ISSUE $300 MILLION 5.250% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2025 - SEC FILING

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BRIEF-Reko International Group Reports Qtrly Basic EPS Of $0.04

* REKO INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC - QTRLY BASIC EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.04

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BRIEF-Philip Morris International Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend Of $1.07 Per Share

* PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC. DECLARES REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $1.07 PER SHARE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Nonfiction: A Memoir of a Year on the International Space Station

The NASA astronaut and naval pilot Scott Kelly put his “Endurance” to the test, both on Earth and beyond.

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BRIEF-Mercer International Announces Pricing Of Private Offering Of Senior Notes

* MERCER INTERNATIONAL - ‍ANNOUNCED PRICING OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OFFERING OF $300 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 5.500% SENIOR NOTES DUE JAN 15, 2026​

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BRIEF-Service Corp International Announces New Unsecured Credit Agreement

* SERVICE CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES NEW UNSECURED CREDIT AGREEMENT

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Soccer: Kuwait's international ban lifted after more than two years

ZURICH (Reuters) - Kuwait can return to international football following an absence of more than two years after FIFA lifted a ban on the country's football association on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Cleantech Solutions International Enters Into Conditional Share Swap Agreement With Ever-Long Holdings Ltd To Enter Investment Management Business

* CLEANTECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL ENTERS INTO CONDITIONAL SHARE SWAP AGREEMENT WITH EVER-LONG HOLDINGS LIMITED TO ENTER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT BUSINESS

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International police operation shuts down 'Andromeda' malware system

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A joint operation involving Germany, the United States and Belarus has taken down a malware system known as "Andromeda" or "Gamarue" that infected more than 2 million computers globally, Europol said on Tuesday.

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International police operation shuts down "Andromeda" malware system

AMSTERDAM, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A joint operation involving Germany, the United States and Belarus has taken down a malware system known as "Andromeda" or "Gamarue" that infected more than 2 million computers globally, Europol said on Tuesday.

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Spain withdraws international arrest warrant for Catalonia former politicians

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

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BRIEF-Oncap Acquires Intrapac International From CI Capital Partners

* ONCAP ACQUIRES INTRAPAC INTERNATIONAL FROM CI CAPITAL PARTNERS

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Watch astronauts enjoy pizza in zero gravity

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station received ingredients to make pizzas in zero gravity after saying they missed the earthly food.

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BRIEF-Hub International Acquires Assets Of Desert Empire Insurance Services

* HUB INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES THE ASSETS OF CALIFORNIA-BASED DESERT EMPIRE INSURANCE SERVICES, INC.

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BRIEF-International Frontier Resources Corp Receives Over $2.56 mln From Warrant Exercise

* INTERNATIONAL FRONTIER RESOURCES - HAS ISSUED AN ADDITIONAL 24.96 MILLION COMMON SHARES FROM ITS TREASURY THROUGH CONVERSION OF THE WARRANTS TO SHARES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Kosovo PM removed from international arrest warrant: minister

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj was removed from an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia, lifting an obstacle to him travelling outside the country, the justice minister said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Youngevity International Files For Offering Of Up To $10 Million Of Co's Series B Convertible Preferred Stock

* YOUNGEVITY INTERNATIONAL INC FILES FOR OFFERING OF UP TO $10 MILLION OF CO'S SERIES B CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK ON A BEST EFFORTS BASIS - SEC FILING Source text : (http://bit.ly/2AiovCi) Further company coverage:

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Executive who drove Uber's international expansion leaves

LONDON (Reuters) - Jambu Palaniappan, a driving force in the rapid international expansion of ride-hailing pioneer Uber, said on Thursday he was leaving to join a venture capital firm, the latest in more than a dozen top executive departures this year.

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Fixing the world's vision aboard a hospital with wings

It's early morning in Cameroon's capital city of Yaoundé. A bus bumps along city roads, carrying doctors and nurses from around the world, including the United States, India and South Africa.

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Greenland is ground zero for climate change

Travel to our planet's ground zero for climate change: Greenland. Explore the sublime landscapes of the Arctic and learn from scientists who are ringing alarm bells about ice melt.

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BRIEF-International Road Dynamics, A Quarterhill Company, Awarded $3.7 Mln Contract

* INTERNATIONAL ROAD DYNAMICS, A QUARTERHILL COMPANY, AWARDED US $3.7 MILLION CONTRACT

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BRIEF-Weatherford International Says U.S. DoJ Has Cleared Proposed OneStim Joint Venture Between Weatherford And Schlumberger

* WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL PLC - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HAS CLEARED PROPOSED ONESTIM JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN WEATHERFORD AND SCHLUMBERGER LTD Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Gaming Partners International Announces Special Dividend

* GAMING PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL - ‍BOARD AUTHORIZED A SPECIAL CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.12 PER COMMON SHARE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Trump slams CNN International and journalists fire back

President Trump's latest broadside against CNN is drawing ire from journalists who say he misunderstands the very purpose of news coverage.

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Iran allows women to compete internationally

LONDON (Reuters) - Women weightlifters from Iran will be allowed to compete internationally for the first time, the president of the country's weightlifting federation said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-ICC International Cannabis entered into presale agreement with Brasliv

* Icc international cannabis entered into presale agreement with Brasliv through Brasliv import and export for a term of three years​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)

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International authorities to blame for Sochi Games doping scandal: Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee and anti-doping authorities are to blame for a Russian doping scandal that tarnished the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Isodiol International signs definitive agreement to acquire Bradley’S Bioscience

* Isodiol International Inc. signs definitive agreement to acquire Bradley’S Bioscience Inc, and closes strategic financing Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-CLEANTECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL'S UNIT ENTERS SHARE SWAP AGREEMENT WITH MARVEL FINANCE

* CLEANTECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL - UNIT VANTAGE ULTIMATE LTD ENTERED INTO CONDITIONAL SHARE SWAP AGREEMENT WITH MARVEL FINANCE LIMITED​

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BRIEF-ACORN INTERNATIONAL ENTERS COOPERATION FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT WITH CACHET HOTEL GROUP

* ACORN INTERNATIONAL INC - ‍ ENTERED INTO A STRATEGIC COOPERATION FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT WITH CACHET HOTEL GROUP LIMITED ​

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Navy Aircraft With 11 Aboard Crashes Into Waters Off Japan

Japan’s public broadcaster said Wednesday that eight people had been rescued and a search was underway for the other three.

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BRIEF-Netflix and Deutsche Telekom strike international partnership‍​

* NETFLIX AND DEUTSCHE TELEKOM STRIKE INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP

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BRIEF-Concordia International ‍comments on UK CMA statement of objections related to Liothyronine

* ‍COMMENTS ON CMA STATEMENT OF OBJECTIONS RELATED TO LIOTHYRONINE; SAYS "DO NOT BELIEVE THAT COMPETITION LAW HAS BEEN INFRINGED​"

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BRIEF-HILL INTERNATIONAL TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR SFO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

* HILL INTERNATIONAL AWARDED CONTRACT TO PROVIDE PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES FOR SFO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

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BRIEF-Northern Technologies International reports Q4 earnings per share $0.30

* Northern Technologies International Corp reports financial results for fiscal 2017 and announces quarterly dividend

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BRIEF-Armstrong World Industries to sell EMEA and Pacific Rim businesses to Knauf International

* Armstrong World Industries to sell EMEA and Pacific Rim businesses to Knauf International

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Analysis: Trump is playing zero-dimensional chess (again)

On Sunday night, President Donald Trump attacked Jeff Flake on Twitter.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: In This ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ Love Is a Zero-Sum Game

An unconventional Primary Stages adaptation of the Jane Austen novel features gags, dance breaks and other cynical silliness.

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UPDATE 4-J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Friday got high-profile orders from Wal-Mart Stores Inc and fleet operator J.B. Hunt for its future electric truck, but would-be customers indicated they are giving the big rig a try, not buying in volume.

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UPDATE 3-J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc and big truck fleet operator J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc said on Friday they will order Tesla Inc's electric semi trucks, boosting the Silicon Valley automaker's effort to expand its reach beyond luxury cars and solar energy systems.

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BRIEF-Manitex International receives NASDAQ continued listing notice

* Manitex International Inc. receives NASDAQ continued listing notice Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Cambodia faces international action after banning opposition

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States promised "concrete steps" against Cambodia and the European Union raised a threat to vital trade preferences after the main opposition party was banned ahead of elections.

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BRIEF-Haynes International reports Q4 loss per share $0.30

* Haynes International, Inc. reports fourth quarter fiscal 2017 financial results

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BRIEF-Enjoyor signs framework agreement with Alibaba Cloud

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Enjoyor Co Ltd * Says it signs framework agreement with Alibaba Cloud Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2ALLXFg Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

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Brexit deters some international staff from London tech firms - survey

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - One in three tech companies in London have seen talks with potential international hires fall through due to Britain's decision to leave the European Union, according to a survey from industry body Tech London Advocates.

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BRIEF-Tarena international signs strategic partnership agreement with MYbank

* Tarena International, Inc. signs strategic partnership agreement with MYbank

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BRIEF-First International Bank Q3 net earnings NIS 203 mln, up 58.6 pct

* ‍Net earnings in q3 increased by 58.6% in comparison to q3 last year and amounted to NIS 203 million​

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BRIEF-Syngene International ‍expands collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb​

* Nnext phase of partnership will see addition of facility to support future Bristol-Myers Squibb research and development operations​ Source text: http://bit.ly/2iT2tvz Further company coverage:

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Goldman Sachs marks stake in Weinstein Co down to zero: source

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has written down to zero the value of its stake in the Weinstein Company, the movie studio whose co-chairman Harvey Weinstein stepped down last month following sexual assault allegations, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Goldman Sachs marks stake in Weinstein Co down to zero -source

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has written down to zero the value of its stake in the Weinstein Company, the movie studio whose co-chairman Harvey Weinstein stepped down last month following sexual assault allegations, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Lyft announces its first international expansion

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Lyft to drive into Canada in first international foray

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Lyft Inc said on Monday it would launch its service in Toronto, marking the first international expansion for the U.S.-based rival of Uber Technologies Inc.

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BRIEF-Anfield Gold announces default of Cunico and enters agreement with International Nickel Supply SA​

* Says has served notice of default to Cunico Resources N.V following Cunico's failure to make certain payments to Co ​

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BRIEF-Sherritt International reports fatality at power generation operations

* Sherritt reports fatality at its power generation operations

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Defying gravity at Climbing World Cup

Athletes typically push themselves beyond barriers and past personal limits. And for competitive climbers, the force they defy is Earth's gravity itself.

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Cambodia PM Hun Sen says 2018 election result does not need international recognition

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday said the 2018 national election result does not require international recognition to be valid -- the latest sign of his determination to hold on to power after almost 33 years in office.

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BRIEF-Perry Ellis International says appointed ‍jorge Narino as interim CFO

* ‍Perry Ellis promotes SVP of SEC Financial reporting to interim CFO​

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U.S. fund investors snap up international stocks: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors favored international stock markets, pushing $4.1 billion into equity funds focused abroad during the most recent week, dodging risks at home, Lipper data showed...

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Bespectacled Chung enjoying the shot clock

MILAN (Reuters) - South Korea's Chung Hyeon said he hopes the shot clock being tested out at the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan will become a regular feature on the Tour because it allows him to clean his spectacles without worrying.

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Thai Vietjet regains licence certification, to launch new international route

SINGAPORE, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Thai Vietjet, an offshoot of rapidly growing Vietnamese airline group Vietjet Aviation JSC , has had its operating licence recertified by Thai authorities, allowing it to launch a new international route, the parent company said.

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BRIEF-‍Cortina Asset Management reports 5.07 pct passive stake in Manitex International

* Cortina Asset Management reports 5.07 percent passive stake in Manitex International Inc as of Oct 31 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2zHcoiH) Further company coverage:

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Director of International Art Fair Accused of Sexual Harassment

Five women described unwelcome touching by Benjamin Genocchio and a total of eight said he made sexually inappropriate comments to them at the Armory Show, Artnet News and Louise Blouin Media.

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Bell Helicopter signs deal to sell 50 aircraft to Reignwood International

BEIJING, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Bell Helicopter, part of Textron Inc, on Wednesday reached a deal to sell 50 additional Bell 505 helicopters to Reignwood International, the company said in a news release.

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BRIEF-Cleantech Solutions International enters into MOU for potential acquisition of Shenzhen Xinsheng Newenergy

* Cleantech Solutions International enters into memorandum of understanding for the potential acquisition of Shenzhen Xinsheng Newenergy

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One-year since Trump's win, U.S. funds enjoy strong growth

LONDON (Reuters) - Assets managed by U.S.-based funds have grown substantially, led by equity funds, since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential elections a year ago.

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The Interpreter: What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

Americans advance a lot of theories for why they have more so many more gun deaths than other countries do. The answer is lying in plain sight.

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BRIEF-Reading International Q3 EPS $0.07

* Q3 REVENUE $66.1 MILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Engine Capital Management LLC reports 7.4 pct stake in Hill International

* Engine Capital Management Llc reports 7.4 Pct Stake In Hill International Inc as of Nov 1

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BRIEF-Acorn International names Jacob Fisch CEO

* Acorn International Inc - ‍appointed Jacob Fisch, current president, to position of CEO and president of company, effective immediately​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Dragon Victory International appoints Jianjun Sun as CEO

* Dragon Victory International Limited appoints Mr. Jianjun Sun as the new CEO to strengthen operations for future

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BRIEF-‍Fosun International Ltd reports a 9.91 pct passive stake in Viewray Inc

* ‍Fosun International Ltd reports a 9.91 percent passive stake in Viewray Inc as of Oct 24, 2017 - SEC filing​​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2xTl0hH) Further company coverage:

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Weak international solidarity pushing up numbers of displaced: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - About 66 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide and weak international cooperation and solidarity are behind the rising numbers, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, said on Thursday.

Tax Shelters nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: How to End International Tax Competition

To attract investment, nations have an incentive to lower corporate tax rates. But there are mutually beneficial ways to stop this undercutting.

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Islamic State atrocities in Mosul need international justice: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Islamic State atrocities committed during the battle for Mosul are "international crimes" that Iraqi courts do not currently have jurisdiction over, the U.N. human rights office said in a report published on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Frank's International Q3 earnings per share $0.01

* Frank's International N.V announces third quarter 2017 results

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BRIEF-Cobalt International Energy Q3 loss per share $5.05

* Cobalt International Energy, Inc. Announces third quarter 2017 results and provides operational update

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BRIEF-CSG Systems International reports Q3 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.64

* CSG Systems International reports results for third quarter 2017

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MOVES-AIG appoints Chris Townsend CEO of international general insurance

Oct 30 (Reuters) - American International Group Inc appointed Chris Townsend to the newly created role of chief executive officer of international general insurance, the company said on Monday.

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BRIEF-AIG names Chris Townsend as CEO, International General Insurance

* AIG names Chris Townsend as chief executive officer, International General Insurance Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Compass Minerals International reports Q3 EPS of $0.65 excluding items

* Compass Minerals reports year-over-year earnings growth for the third quarter

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BRIEF-Starcore International announces senior management changes at a plant in Mexico

* Starcore international mines ltd - ‍reports changes to its senior management at Altiplano Gold and silver processing plant in Matehuala, Mexico​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Tower International says Q3 earnings per share $0.72

* Tower International reports third quarter results and increases outlook for revenue and adjusted earnings per share

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Trump zeroes in on Fed chair pick, sources say

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Golf-Armour enjoys rare 36-hole lead at PGA Tour tournament

(Reuters) - Ryan Armour notched four successive birdies on his way to a second-round 68 and a one-shot lead at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi on Friday.

Burundi nytimes.com

Burundi Quits International Criminal Court

It became the first country to withdraw, a month after a U.N. commission called for a criminal inquiry that might lead by to Burundi’s leaders.

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Endo International units sue FDA over drug compounding policy

BOSTON (Reuters) - Endo International Plc said two units filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of ignoring key components of a law passed after a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy.

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UPDATE 1-Endo International units sue FDA over drug compounding policy

BOSTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Endo International Plc said two units filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of ignoring key components of a law passed after a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy.

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Endo International sues FDA on drug compounding policy

(Reuters) - Endo International Plc on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asking the court to declare the regulator's current bulk compounding norms unlawful.

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U.S. earnings calls zero in on automation, lose Trump focus

By David Randall NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Judging by conference calls from the latest earnings season, U.S. companies and analysts have dropped their preoccupation with Washington and shifted their focus to automation aimed at defending record profit margins. Executives or analysts brought up automation on 48 third-quarter earnings calls, according to a Reuters analysis of transcripts since Oct. 1., compared with just 8 calls mentioning U.S. President Donald Trump. Mentions

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Earth is fragile, pope tells astronauts who see planet from "eyes of God"

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The earth is a fragile thing that could even destroy itself, Pope Francis told astronauts on the International Space Station on Thursday, saying they had an opportunity to see the planet "from the eyes of God".

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Trump Keeps Focus on Retiring Senators, Who Had ‘Zero Chance of Being Elected’

Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona told CNN that he could not “run the kind of race that I would be proud of and win in a Republican primary at this time.”

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BRIEF-Starcore International Mines CEO Robert Eadie reports 5.51 pct stake in the co

* Starcore International Mines Ltd CEO Robert Eadie reports 5.51 percent stake in the company as of Oct 24 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2yKMXLo) Further company coverage:

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Halliburton posts international revenue growth, unlike Schlumberger

(Reuters) - Worldwide revenues rose for U.S. oilfield services provider Halliburton Co in the third quarter, the company said on Monday, contrasting with the slide in international markets reported by larger rival Schlumberger last week.

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Twelve big cities to buy zero emissions buses, extend green areas

OSLO (Reuters) - Twelve major cities including London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cape Town promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emissions by 2030 to protect the environment.

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Paris or London? International Collectors Now Have to Choose

The timing of the FIAC and Frieze art fairs means that few visitors can accommodate both. How do savvy buyers choose?

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BRIEF-MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS RENA REISS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL

* MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS RENA REISS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-‍Nabron International sells 2.8 pct of its stake in Tile Shop Holdings, now owns 6.9 pct stake in co

* ‍Nabron International Inc - Between Sept 18 and Oct 17, it sold an aggregate of about 1.4 million shares of common stock of Tile Shop Holdings - SEC filing

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NBA: Opening-night rosters feature 108 international players

(Reuters) - Opening night rosters for the NBA's 2017-18 season, which begins on Tuesday, will feature 108 international players from a record 42 countries and territories, according to the league.

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BRIEF-Magna International to build new paint line in Slovenia

* Magna to build new paint line in Slovenia to support Graz Vehicle production

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Aboard the 1938 fight from London to Australia

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BRIEF-3I to invest in Smarte Carte International

* ‍HAS AGREED TO INVEST ALONGSIDE MANAGEMENT IN SMARTE CARTE INTERNATIONAL

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Top international lawyers say Hong Kong rule of law under threat

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The jailing of three Hong Kong democracy activists this year is a serious threat to the city's rule of law, a group of senior international lawyers said on Monday, adding the independence of the judiciary risks becoming a "charade".

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Saudi Aramco in talks to shelve international IPO: FT

(Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favor of a private share sale to world sovereign funds and institutional investors, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco in talks to shelve international IPO - FT

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favor of a private share sale to world sovereign funds and institutional investors, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Historic NASA photos taken by astronauts up for auction

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BRIEF-Jeld-Wen Holding Inc to acquire Domoferm International GmbH

* Jeld-Wen Holding Inc announces agreement to acquire domoferm

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MOVES- Credit Suisse, ING Bank, Advent International

Oct 11 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.

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MOVES-Advent International names Mark Wood operating partner

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Private equity firm Advent International Corp on Wednesday appointed Mark Wood as an operating partner to assess investment opportunities in the insurance and financial services sectors.

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Pakistan barred from international football

ZURICH (Reuters) - Pakistan has been suspended from international football because of what global soccer body FIFA described as undue third-party interference in the country's football federation (PFF).

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Zero rain and strong winds today are expected to hamper firefighters' efforts to battle the deadly blazes

Wildfires raging across Northern California have killed at least 17 people, as hundreds of firefighters battle the flames and keep thousands of people away from the blaze's path.

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Egyptian activist wins international human rights award

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian activist who is under criminal investigation for his human rights work and is banned from traveling abroad has won an international rights award, organizers said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-UPS and the International Brotherhood Of Teamsters begin contract negotiations

* UPS and the International Brotherhood Of Teamsters begin contract negotiations

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BRIEF-Avis Budget renews and expands partnership with International Airlines Group

* Announces renewal and expansion of global partnership with International Airlines Group Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Hub International acquires assets of Alaska-based Kenneth A. Murray Insurance Inc

* Hub International acquires the assets of Alaska-based Kenneth A. Murray Insurance, Inc.

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International Red Cross to 'drastically' cut Afghan presence after attacks

KABUL (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross will "drastically" reduce its operations in Afghanistan following attacks that have killed seven of its staff this year, the aid group said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Bhartiya International gets ‍order to supply finished leather to Coach Inc​

* Says got ‍order to supply finished leather to Coach Inc​. Source text: http://bit.ly/2wHi8DY Further company coverage:

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Analysis: Trump is playing zero-dimensional chess

On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump decided to go after Bob Corker.

Mathematics nytimes.com

Opinion: Who Invented ‘Zero’?

The void is as old as time, but it was a human innovation to harness it with a symbol.

Arms Control and Limitation and Disarmament nytimes.com

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

The group was honored for a new treaty signed by more than 50 countries — though none of them are nuclear powers.

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Let's paint about sex: racy feminist artists enjoy mainstream success

LONDON (Reuters) - A three-foot phallus in a child's dress seems like an unlikely symbol of female empowerment, but for artist Renate Bertlmann its presence at a major art show is a sign she has gained an acceptance denied her for decades.

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BRIEF-Hub International acquires assets of Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers

* Hub International acquires the assets of California-based Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers, Inc.

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BRIEF-Balfour Beatty reaches agreement to sell Heery International

* BALFOUR BEATTY REACHES AGREEMENT TO SELL HEERY INTERNATIONAL

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BRIEF-CBRE Group enters into definitive agreement to acquire Heery International

* CBRE Group, Inc. Enters into definitive agreement to acquire Heery International, Inc.

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Amnesty International urges halt to Afghan refugee returns

KABUL (Reuters) - The human rights group Amnesty International urged European nations on Thursday to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their "deeply unsafe" home country, saying the policy risked causing serious harm to those affected.

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BRIEF-TFI International concludes sale and leaseback of selected real estate assets

* TFI International - concluded sale and leaseback transaction with Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust involving a portfolio of four of its properties

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BRIEF-TFI International says concluded sale and leaseback of selected real estate assets

* Tfi international - concluded sale and leaseback transaction with pure industrial real estate trust involving a portfolio of four of its properties​

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BRIEF-Manitex international, inc. Announces $12 million new crane order taken at ICUEE 2017

* Manitex International, Inc. Announces $12 million new crane order taken at icuee 2017

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EFG International CFO Pradelli to replace CEO Straehle in 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss private bank EFG International Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Giorgio Pradelli will take over as CEO from Joachim Straehle at the start of 2018.

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BRIEF-International Barrier receives court approval of plan of arrangement

* International Barrier receives court approval of plan of arrangement

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BRIEF-Genius Brands International announces $6.4 million registered direct offering

* Genius Brands International announces $6.4 million registered direct offering

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UPDATE 4-Catalan leader calls for international mediation in Madrid stand-off

* Catalan leader says vote is binding, demands police withdraw

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Size-zero ban hits Paris catwalks, campaigners hopeful

PARIS (Reuters) - Labels from Givenchy to Saint Laurent showed of their new designs at Paris Fashion Week, alongside another innovation meant to wean the industry off its association with unhealthily...

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Catalan leader calls for international mediation in Madrid stand-off

MADRID (Reuters) - The leader of Catalonia called for international mediation on Monday to resolve a stand-off with Madrid, the day after hundreds were injured as police tried to forcibly disrupt a referendum on independence that had been ruled illegal.

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International Paper unloads $1.3 billion in pension liabilities

(Reuters) - International Paper Co , a fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper producer, said on Monday it would transfer $1.3 billion in pension obligations to No. 2 U.S. life insurer Prudential Financial .

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UPDATE 1-International Paper unloads $1.3 bln in pension liabilities

Oct 2 (Reuters) - International Paper Co, a fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper producer, said on Monday it would transfer $1.3 billion in pension obligations to No. 2 U.S. life insurer Prudential Financial.

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United States win Presidents Cup golf over International team

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States easily won their seventh consecutive Presidents Cup over the International team on Sunday but the visitors avoided a record defeat thanks to a last-day rally at Liberty National.

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United States clinch Presidents Cup golf over International team

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - Daniel Berger clinched victory for the United States over the International team at the Presidents Cup at Liberty National on Sunday.

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Health experts zero in on camels to fight deadly MERS virus

GENEVA (Reuters) - The fight against the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), which has killed at least 722 people over the past five years, is honing in on its target: camels.

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Golf: United States continues to pound away at Internationals

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States were poised for another Presidents Cup rout as Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed scored the first point in Saturday's foursomes and continued to pull away from the shell-shocked Internationals.

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Golf - International captain Price struggling for answers

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U.S. four-ball rout leaves Internationals shell-shocked

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States were threatening to run away with another Presidents Cup after a four-ball rout on Friday that left a International team reeling and searching for answers.

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Motor racing: Vettel enjoys perfect start in Malaysia

SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel enjoyed the perfect start to his Malaysian Grand Prix weekend with the German ending the opening day of practice fastest as title rival Lewis Hamilton struggled.

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BRIEF-American Express expands Centurion Lounge in Hong Kong, Philadelphia international airports

* American Express - expansion of signature airport lounge network, Centurion Lounge, 2 new locations in Hong Kong, Philadelphia international airports Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Cyient says United Tech's unit Carrier International (Maurititus) sells balance shareholding in co‍​

* Says United Tech Corp's unit Carrier International (maurititus) sold balance shareholding in co‍​ Source text - http://bit.ly/2xKAneI Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster's representatives in connection with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster's representatives in connection with the matter.

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Iraq blocks international flights to Kurdistan in retaliation for independence vote

ERBIL, Iraq, Sept 29 (Reuters) - International flights to and from Iraq's Kurdistan region were set to end from 6:00 p.m. (1500 GMT) on Friday, after the central government imposed a ban in retaliation for the region's vote for independence.

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Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster's representatives in connection with the matter.

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Price flew internationally on govt. aircraft

In addition to chartering private jets for official business, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price traveled on government aircraft for two multi-stop international trips, an Air Force official told CNN.

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U.S. lead International team after first day at Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The United States stole an early march over the International team to earn a two-point lead after the opening day foursomes at the Presidents Cup at Liberty National on Thursday.

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U.S. strike first against Internationals at Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - Another Presidents Cup, another poor start by the Internationals as the United States won the first foursomes match on the opening day at Liberty National on Thursday.

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Internationals out to avoid early deficit at Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - International Team captain Nick Price will field his big guns early on Thursday in an effort to avoid falling behind on the first day of the Presidents Cup.

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Golf: 'Old bloke' Scott steps up as International team leader

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - When Adam Scott made his Presidents Cup debut in 2003, the Australian would never have envisaged that some 14 years later he would still be waiting to taste an International Team victory over the dominant Americans.

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'Hodgepodge' International team primed for Presidents Cup

(Reuters) - International team captain Nick Price is hopeful his "hodgepodge" team of players from around the world can gel this week and inflict a rare defeat on the United States in the Presidents Cup.

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Golf: 'Hodgepodge' International team primed for Presidents Cup

(Reuters) - International team captain Nick Price is hopeful his "hodgepodge" team of players from around the world can gel this week and inflict a rare defeat on the United States in the Presidents Cup.

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BRIEF-Baxter International ‍announces commercial launch of new indication for oXiris set​

* Baxter launches first 3-in-1 set for use in continuous renal replacement therapy and sepsis management protocols

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10 most popular cities for international travelers in 2017

For the second year in a row, Bangkok is poised to be the most popular city in the world for international travelers.

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Golf: International team not joining U.S. anthem protest

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The International team at this week's Presidents Cup will not follow in the footsteps of NFL players who responded to criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump by staging silent protests during the U.S. national anthem.

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Canada's Cenovus sells Suffield for $416 mln to International Petroleum

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Canada's Cenovus Energy Inc has reached an agreement to sell its Suffield oil and gas assets for C$512 million ($416 million) to International Petroleum Corp, striking its second deal this month as it pushes ahead with its debt reduction plan.

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Internationals facing underdog role at Presidents Cup

(Reuters) - The International team has little choice but to embrace the role of underdog as it takes on a formidable United States side at the Presidents Cup starting on Thursday.

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BRIEF-International Petroleum Corp announces strategic acquisition of Cenovus' Suffield

* International Petroleum Corp announces strategic acquisition to more than triple production and reserves

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BRIEF-Sunwah International extends revolving loan term

* Sunwah International announces amendment to debentures and extension of revolving loan term

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BRIEF-Trio-Tech International Q4 earnings per share $0.09

* Trio-Tech fourth quarter net income increased 96% to $0.09 per diluted share versus $0.05 per share last year

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BRIEF-Boston Pizza International to internally reorganize

* Boston Pizza International Inc. announces plans for internal reorganization

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Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.

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International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017

The figures, released by the U.S. Department of Commerce, included a 10.1 percent drop in European travelers compared to the same period last year.

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BRIEF-Restaurant Brands International announces pricing of Second Lien Senior Secured Notes

* Restaurant brands International Inc announces pricing and upsizing of add-on offering of 5.0% second lien senior secured notes due 2025

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BRIEF-Aberdeen International reports Q2 revenue C$14 million

* Aberdeen reports shareholders' equity of $0.50 per share and second quarter financial results

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BRIEF-Liqtech International files for stock shelf of up to $20 mln

* Files for stock shelf of up to $20 million - SEC filing‍​ Source text: [http://bit.ly/2x2NQyU] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-iRobot Corp announces agreement with Micro-Star International in patent dispute

* iRobot Corp announces agreement with Micro-Star International in patent dispute

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TABLE-Mexico sets Oct Maya price for international buyers

MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex revised its October term pricing formulas for crude oil shipped to customers in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company said on Wednesday. The following table lists the adjustments to price constants for Pemex's international buyers: DESTINATION SEPT CONSTANT OCT CONSTANT ---------------- ---------------- --------------- - AME

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BRIEF-Highpower International adopts stockholder rights plan

* Highpower International Inc - sets trigger at ‍15 percent​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Amnesty International urges Egypt to release detained Nubian activists

CAIRO (Reuters) - Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Tuesday to release 24 Nubian activists detained last week on charges of protesting without permission as they rallied for resettlement on the banks of the Nile river.

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BRIEF-Naturex acquires selected industrial technologies and operations of Haliburton International Foods‍​

* ACQUISITION OF SELECTED INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES AND OPERATIONS OF HALIBURTON INTERNATIONAL FOODS

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Wall Street enjoys relief rally as Irma, North Korea fears ease

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied broadly on Monday as Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm, easing concerns about its impact on economic growth, and as North Korea refrained from any missile tests over the weekend as feared.

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US STOCKS-Wall St enjoys relief rally as Irma, N.Korea fears ease

* Indexes up: Dow 0.99 pct, S&P 0.82 pct, Nasdaq 0.89 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

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BRIEF-Synopsys to repatriate $775 mln to $850 mln of international cash

* Synopsys to repatriate $775-$850 million of international cash

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BRIEF-Acorn International reports Q2 revenue $4.6 million, up 20.5 percent

* Acorn International reports financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2017

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BRIEF-Marriott International Chairman Jw Marriott, Jr. reports sale of 26,362 shares of co

* Marriott International Chairman Jw Marriott, Jr. reports sale of 26,362 shares of co at average price of $101.78/share on Sept 6, 2017 - SEC filing Source text : [ID:http://bit.ly/2gPjVUz] Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Bluefocus International and Cogint to combine businesses

* Bluefocus International and Cogint announce agreement to combine businesses

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Bucharest's international music festival takes a modern turn

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - One of Europe's biggest classical music festivals, held in Romania's capital city Bucharest, will increasingly showcase contemporary composers and performers from central and eastern Europe in the years ahead.

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Fashion giants LVMH and Kering ban size zero models

PARIS (Reuters) - French fashion companies Kering and LVMH will stop hiring excessively thin models worldwide under a new charter developed in response to continued criticism the industry encourages eating disorders.

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BRIEF-Cronos establishes international low cost production in Israel

* Cronos Group - ‍Entered into strategic JV With Kibbutz Gan Shmuel for production, manufacture and global distribution of medical cannabis​

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BRIEF-Navistar International reiterates 2017 guidance

* Navistar International Corp - company reiterated its 2017 guidance

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BRIEF-Colliers International Group expands in Japan

* Colliers international Group Inc - ‍it has commenced company-owned operations in Japan​

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Enjoy Those U.S. Open Highlights. A Computer Picked Them for You.

Highlights posted on the U.S. Open’s website and app are selected by Watson, the IBM computer, using visual and audio information from matches.

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Xi urges BRICS grouping to push for more 'just' international order

XIAMEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged BRICS nations to deepen coordination on global matters, and push for a more "just" world order, by boosting representation for emerging and developing countries in international bodies.

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Golf: Canadian Hadwin makes International team for Presidents Cup

(Reuters) - Canadian Adam Hadwin clinched the final automatic spot on the International team for this month's Presidents Cup in New Jersey, while Kevin Chappell secured the last berth on the United States side on Sunday.

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BRIEF-Ferrari renews multi-year partnership with Philip Morris International

* it has renewed its multi-year partnership with Philip Morris International. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)

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Astronauts begin long trip back to Houston

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Argentine activist granted house arrest amid international scrutiny

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine social activist Milagro Sala was granted house arrest and released from prison on Thursday, state news agency Telam reported, after more than a year of pre-trial detention that drew scrutiny from international human rights groups.

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BRIEF-International Barrier files information circular regarding shareholder vote on plan of arrangement

* International Barrier Technology - court issued order authorizing co's shareholders to meet and to vote approval of arrangement with Louisiana-Pacific Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-‍HARMAN International says introduced Harman Kardon Allure​

* ‍HARMAN international says introduced Harman Kardon Allure​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Ralph Bartel buys 7,169 shares of Wilhelmina International Inc's common stock between Aug 28 and Aug 30

* Ralph Bartel reports open market purchase of 7,169 shares of Wilhelmina International Inc's common stock between Aug 28 and Aug 30 - SEC filing‍​ Source text: [http://bit.ly/2wpDIh0] Further company coverage: