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Influenza nytimes.com

Global Health: The Next Flu Pandemic Will Appear When You Least Expect It

An examination of the great flu epidemics in recent history concludes that next one is likely to arrive in late spring or early summer — not during flu season.

Deaths (Fatalities) nytimes.com

At Least 12 U.N. Peacekeepers Are Killed in Congo

The killings of peacekeepers from Tanzania on Thursday night was one of the deadliest assaults against the organization’s forces.

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BRIEF-WestRock Sees Fiscal 2018 Revenue Of At Least $16.3 Billion

* REITERATED FISCAL 2018 GUIDANCE FOR REVENUE OF AT LEAST $16.3 BILLION, ADJUSTED SEGMENT EBITDA OF MORE THAN $2.8 BILLION

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At least 45 killed in ethnic fighting in South Sudan: official

JUBA (Reuters) - At least 45 people have died in fighting between ethnic groups in South Sudan's northern state of Western Lakes, a local official said, in a new source of violence in a country already devastated by a four-year civil war.

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Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world's biggest cyber-heists, several sources said.

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Pollution putting infants at risk of brain damage

Almost 17 million infants worldwide are breathing toxic air, potentially affecting their brain development, according to a UNICEF report published Wednesday.

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Crescent-shaped eye damage from eclipse

On August 21, 26-year-old Nia Payne was hoping to view the solar eclipse in Staten Island, New York. What she didn't expect was to end up in the emergency room with a crescent shape blocking the center of her vision.

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At least 10 Democratic senators call for Franken's resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At least 10 U.S. Democratic senators on Wednesday called for fellow Democrat Al Franken to resign in light of allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

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UPDATE 1-Newmont targets dividend boost by at least 50 pct in 2018

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp said on Wednesday that it plans to boost its dividend by at least 50 percent in 2018, based on balance sheet improvements and the performance of its gold mines.

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Baltimore police ask FBI to investigate officer's killing

Baltimore police officials have asked the FBI to take over the investigation into the fatal shooting of a homicide detective the day before he was set to testify in a police corruption case involving fellow officers.

Cyclones nytimes.com

Cyclone Lashes Southern India, Killing at Least 21

The extent of the damage was unclear and dozens of fishermen were still missing as high winds and flooding swept the area.

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

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

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Ex-officer to be sentenced in killing of unarmed black man

The Scott family found strength in prayer as they sat through court testimony from the former South Carolina officer who killed Walter Scott two years ago.

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Saudi-led air strikes back Yemen's Saleh in Houthi clashes

ADEN (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa overnight on Sunday, local media said, lending support to loyalists of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh after he signaled a strategy shift that could pave the way to end the war.

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 13 in Nigeria: officials

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 13 other people in an attack on a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Biu in Borno state, officials said on Saturday.

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 12 in Nigeria: officials

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 12 other people in an attack on a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Biu in Borno state, officials said on Saturday.

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Yemen's Saleh ready for 'new page' with Saudi-led coalition as clashes rage

ADEN (Reuters) - Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday he was ready for a "new page" in relations with the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen if it stopped attacks on his country.

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Cyclone batters southwestern India coast killing 14, many missing

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands in southwestern India on Saturday after drenching the neighboring states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, claiming so far around 14 lives with many fishermen still feared trapped at sea.

Lauer, Matt nytimes.com

After Firing Matt Lauer, NBC Executives Move to Control the Damage

As competitors raised questions, the NBC News chairman and the news division president worked to reassure staff members about the handling of the scandal.

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A man tried to mimic a TV stunt. The fire damaged 32 buildings

The fire damaged 32 buildings, displaced at least 18 people and forced the city to declare a state of emergency.

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Killing of Mexican prosecutor of crimes against women sparks outcry

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The European Union on Thursday condemned the killing of a female Mexican prosecutor who specialized in violence against women, as the country grapples with its worst murder rate in two decades, including a spate of attacks on rights workers and reporters.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

Undocumented Immigrant Acquitted in Killing of Kate Steinle

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was convicted only of being a felon in possession of a firearm in the fatal shooting of Ms. Steinle in San Francisco.

Earthquakes nytimes.com

Earthquake in Delaware Rattles Region, but No Major Damage Is Reported

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake whose center was about six miles northeast of Dover was felt from Virginia to Connecticut.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Rex Tillerson Did So Much Damage in So Little Time

The secretary of state, who may be forced out soon, presided over a historic gutting of the Foreign Service. But his replacement might be worse.

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Tampa suspect admitted to owning gun linked to killings, police say

Cell phone data, shell casings and a gun helped police link a 24-year-old man to a series of fatal shootings that paralyzed Tampa residents for nearly two months, investigators said.

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At least 800 civilians killed by coalition strikes in Iraq, Syria: report

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 800 civilians have been killed in strikes in Iraq and Syria by the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State since the campaign began in 2014, according to a report released by the coalition on Thursday.

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Tropical storm kills at least seven in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A tropical storm has killed at least seven people and left five fishermen missing in Sri Lanka, bringing down trees across main roads and on houses, officials said on Thursday, warning of landslides and flooding in severely hit areas.

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Suspected U.S. drone targets Haqqani militants in Pakistan, killing four

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike on Thursday targeted a hideout of the Haqqani militant network along Pakistan's mountainous border with Afghanistan, killing four people, officials said.

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Gun ties arrested man to series of Tampa killings: police

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A gun owned by a man arrested on charges of murdering four people in Tampa was matched to shell casings found at the crime scenes after a spree that alarmed a city neighborhood, police said on Wednesday.

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Cyclone kills 19, most under landslide, on Indonesian island of Java

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone killed 19 people on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said on Wednesday, with most of the victims caught under a landslide.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

Tampa Police to Charge Suspect in 4 Recent Killings

The Tampa Police Department will charge Howell Emanuel Donaldson III in a series of four killings that terrorized the Seminole Heights neighborhood.

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North Korea tests suspected ICBM, splashes down near Japan

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close to Japan, officials said, with some scientists cautioning that Washington, D.C. could now theoretically be within range of Pyongyang's weapons.

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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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Tampa police question man over possible link to serial killings

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A man who authorities say may be linked to recent killings in a Tampa, Florida, neighborhood was being interviewed by police on Tuesday as a gun was checked for any ties to the four shootings.

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North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in sea close to Japan

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close to Japan, officials said, Pyongyang's first test launch since mid-September with some scientists cautioning that Washington, D.C., could now technically be within reach.

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North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon

WASHINGTON/SEOUL-29 (Reuters) - North Korea launched a missile that landed close to Japan on Wednesday, the first since a missile fired over its neighbor in mid-September, and the Pentagon said its initial assessment was that Pyongyang had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

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Crippled US destroyer damaged again

The USS Fitzgerald, a Navy destroyer that was damaged in June after a deadly collision with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan, suffered two punctures to its hull on Sunday while being loaded onto a transport ship destined for the US, according to the service.

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Pakistani police exhume couple's bodies suspecting honor killing

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police on Monday exhumed the bodies of a young couple believed to have murdered by their families in a so-called honor killing, an investigator said.

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Russia is killing what little independent press it has

In April 2012, shortly after Vladimir Putin had been re-elected as President and returned to his throne in the Kremlin following a four-year intermission as prime minister, protest demonstrations broke out in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan. A local political activist, who was running for mayor but lost, went on a hunger strike after what he claimed was a totally rigged election. The crowds rallied in the streets in his support, echoing the Bolotnaya Square protest movement in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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BRIEF-‍Marcato Capital Responds To Deckers Outdoor's Announcement That It Intends To Appoint At Least 2 New Independent​ Directors

* ‍MARCATO CAPITAL ISSUES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO DECKERS OUTDOOR'S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT IT INTENDS TO APPOINT AT LEAST TWO NEW INDEPENDENT​ DIRECTORS

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TransCanada excavates damaged part of leaked pipeline: South Dakota official

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is making progress on cleaning up a 5,000-barrel oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, where a state official said on Monday the company has excavated the damaged section of pipeline.

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TransCanada excavates damaged part of leaked pipeline -S. Dakota official

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 27 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is making progress on cleaning up a 5,000-barrel oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, where a state official said on Monday the company has excavated the damaged section of pipeline.

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Sudan general, nine soldiers killed in Darfur clashes: SUNA

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese general and nine soldiers were killed in clashes in the war-damaged region of Darfur on Sunday after their vehicles were ambushed by militants, state news SUNA reported on Monday.

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Alpine Skiing: Shiffrin tops Vlhova to win World Cup slalom title in Killington

(Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin beat rival Petra Vlhova of Slovakia to claim the World Cup title in the women's slalom for the second year in a row at the Killington Cup in Vermont on Sunday.

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Syrian government push for Damascus rebel enclave kills at least 23

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An intensifying push by the Syrian government and allied forces to take the last major rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus killed at least 23 people on Sunday and injured many, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Pakistan nytimes.com

Pakistan May Deploy Troops After Violent Clashes in Islamabad

Military and government officials met in the capital in a bid to restore law and order after supporters of a firebrand cleric clashed with police forces, leaving six dead.

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Huge blast in China's Ningbo city kills at least two, cause unknown

BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful explosion in a Chinese city south of Shanghai brought down buildings in a neighborhood marked for demolition, killing at least two people, state television reported on Sunday.

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Syrian government push for Damascus rebel enclave kills at least 19

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An intensifying push by the Syrian government and allied forces to take the last major rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus killed at least 19 people on Sunday and injured many, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Huge blast in China's Ningbo city kills at least two, police probe cause

BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful blast on Sunday morning in a Chinese city south of Shanghai brought down buildings and killed at least two people while injuring many others, state media reported, with police saying the cause had still to be determined.

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Big blast in China's Ningbo city kills at least two, police investigate cause

BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful blast on Sunday morning in China's eastern Zhejiang province brought down buildings and killed two people while injuring many others, state media reported, while police said the cause had still to be determined.

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Virginia pastor charged in Thanksgiving Day killing of his family

(Reuters) - A Virginia youth pastor remained in jail Saturday after being charged in the Thanksgiving night shooting deaths of his wife, stepdaughter and the stepdaughter's boyfriend, police said.

Demonstrations, Protests and Riots nytimes.com

Pakistan Calls On Army to Help Restore Order After Violent Clashes in Islamabad

Thousands of officers moved against a sit-in led by a firebrand cleric that has paralyzed the capital, with at least 150 arrests and 200 injuries reported.

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At least 25 dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least 25 migrants died after their boat sank off Libya's western coast on Saturday and survivors were being brought back to port in Tripoli, Libyan coastguard officials said.

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Brain damage from football concussions varies by position and career duration

(Reuters Health) - Football players may experience different degrees of brain damage after concussions depending on what position they play and how long they stick with the sport, a small U.S. study suggests.

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Diabetics with related eye damage have increased falling risk

(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes and related eye damage known as retinopathy are more likely to fall than diabetics who have not developed vision problems, a study in Singapore suggests.

Egypt nytimes.com

At Least 155 Killed in Attack at Mosque in Egypt

Islamist militants set off a bomb at a Sufi mosque in the Sinai Peninsula during Friday Prayer, then sprayed gunfire at worshipers as they fled.

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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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At least three dead as Indian passenger train derails in northern India

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A passenger train slipped off the rails in northern India early on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring about 10, the railways ministry said.

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Tornado in Indonesia injures 35, damages hundreds of homes

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tornado ripped through a densely populated area in Indonesia's East Java province on Thursday, injuring 35 people and damaging more than 600 homes, the head of the local disaster mitigation official said.

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CORRECTED-COLUMN-Data breach class actions are the least of Uber’s problems: Frankel

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) - On Tuesday, Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, disclosed that in late 2016, hackers got hold of personal data belonging to 57 million Uber drivers and riders. Uber did not report the incident to riders or drivers when it occurred, Khosrowshahi said. As Reuters reported Wednesday, the company paid the hackers $100,000 in exchange for their assurances the stolen data would be destroyed.

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UPDATE 2-Brazilian company confirms Russia beef ban, extent still unclear

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian beef processor Minerva SA said on Tuesday that Russian authorities have temporarily suspended beef imports from Brazil, although Brazilian authorities had yet to confirm the extent of broader restrictions by Russia.

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Truck bomb explosion in north Iraq kills at least 20: police, medics

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 20 people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber set off a truck bomb near a crowded marketplace in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu, south of oil city Kirkuk, police and medical sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in northeastern Nigeria

YOLA/BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday in the biggest mass killing this year in a region facing an insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 15 in northeast Nigeria

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people at a mosque in the northeast Nigerian town of Mubi on Tuesday, a local government official said.

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Mexico gold mine killings jolt NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The fatal shooting of two workers in an apparent clash between unions at a Canadian-owned mine in Mexico angered labor activists at NAFTA talks on Monday who said the violence was an example of poor labor conditions in the country.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: Cleaning Up Fire Damage in Santa Rosa

Monday: Crews in white protective suits are clearing wildfire debris, Charles Manson dies, and get ready for turkey trots and Thanksgiving dinners.

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BRIEF-Axogen says ‍management reiterates 2017 annual revenue will grow at least 40 pct over 2016 revenue ​

* Axogen Inc - ‍management reiterates 2017 annual revenue will grow at least 40 pct over 2016 revenue and gross margins will remain above 80 pct​

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Trial of undocumented immigrant in Kate Steinle killing nears end

The courtroom froze -- some observers even gasped -- as the tiny figure on the screen collapsed. The video may have been grainy and captured from a great distance, but prosecutors said the image was unmistakable: 32-year-old Kate Steinle had just been shot on San Francisco's Pier 14, a popular tourist spot. Soon it will be up to the jury to decide whether the man on trial unintentionally shot her or committed murder.

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Pennsylvania police in manhunt for suspect in killing of officer

(Reuters) - Authorities were searching on Sunday for a gunman who killed a Pennsylvania police officer during a traffic stop, and raised the reward to $43,500 while asking for tips in the case.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Fire Kills at Least 19 in Beijing Apartment Building

Many of the victims were believed to be migrant workers from the Chinese countryside who were trapped in acrid smoke.

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Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killing

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police said on Sunday they had arrested a suspected leader of an Islamist group wanted in connection with the death in 2015 a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism.

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U.S. destroyer slightly damaged in collision with tug off Japan: U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold,, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said.

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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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Missouri limits use of weed killer linked to crop damage

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Missouri will limit the use of a weed killer made by BASF SE after farmers complained the chemical drifted and harmed their crops, following a move by Arkansas to prohibit sprayings next year of the herbicide and rival products.

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Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta, clashes break out

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police clashed with hooded youths in Athens on Friday after thousands marched to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising that helped topple the military junta which then ruled the country.

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At least five killed in Kenya as violence greets opposition leader's return

NAIROBI (Reuters) - At least five people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters accompanying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi, police said.

vis-photo nytimes.com

Political Clashes in Kenya Leave Several Dead

The opposition politician Raila Odinga returned from abroad, and his supporters clashed with the police.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Macron is popular - at least when he's imprisoned in a snow globe

PARIS (Reuters) - His ratings may be down, but snow globes containing pictures of French President Emmanuel Macron are flying off the shelves in Paris - bought both by fans and by those who want to...

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20 percent chance of cyclone across southwest and central Caribbean sea: NHC

(Reuters) - An elongated area of low pressure from southwest to northeast across the southwestern and central Caribbean Sea has a 20 percent chance of turning into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday.

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Nadal wins damages of 12,000 euros over doping slur

LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros ($14,000) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favor over comments made by the country's former Sports Minister.

Terrorism nytimes.com

A Policeman’s Bear Hug Stops a Suicide Bomber From Killing More

The officer threw his arms about the bomber as he rushed a gathering the officer was guarding. The policeman and 13 others died. But officials say the death toll could have been higher.

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Walmart is killing Target and making Amazon sweat

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Greeks in mourning and disbelief after flood that killed at least 15

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) - Greeks voiced despair and disbelief on Thursday after a flash flood killed at least 15 people and left hundreds homeless, with many blaming a system that allowed houses to be built on dried up river beds.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Killing medical tax break will hammer U.S. middle-class seniors

(The writer is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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Dad confesses to killing girlfriend, baby

A few months ago, as he was serving a life sentence for killing his cellmate in an Oregon prison, Thomas Riffenburg got what he would later describe as a "smack on the head from God."

The Daily nytimes.com

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

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

environmentNews reuters.com

At least 15 states join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - At least 15 countries have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030, delegates at U.N. climate talks in Bonn said on Thursday.

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At least 15 dead in flash floods on Greek coast

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) - Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.

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Flash floods kill at least 10 in downpour near Athens

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) - At least 10 people died in flash floods in Greece on Wednesday in the most deadly such incident in recent years when a torrent of red mud swept through towns west of the capital Athens after heavy rain, authorities said.

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Conservation by killing? Documentary asks if commerce can save threatened species

LONDON (Reuters) - Could a hunter's bullet be a tool in helping save Africa's endangered species from extinction? The question is one of the many complex ethical dilemmas raised by "Trophy", a documentary that examines whether commerce can help wildlife conservation.

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At least five die in flash floods near Athens: fire brigade

ATHENS (Reuters) - At least five people died on Wednesday after a sudden downpour overnight in towns near Athens flooded roads and trapped residents in their homes and cars.

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

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

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Childbirth is killing black women in the US, and here's why

It was her second time lying numb in a hospital bed in North Bergen, New Jersey, with blood streaming down her legs and fear creeping into her heart.

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Buffett's Berkshire slashes IBM stake, adds to Apple

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has sold another large piece of its stake in IBM Corp , backing further away from an investment that the billionaire has admitted was not one of his best.

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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway slashes IBM stake

NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has sold another large piece of its stake in IBM Corp, backing further away from an investment that the billionaire has admitted was not one of his best.

School Shootings and Armed Attacks nytimes.com

At Least 4 Killed in Shooting in Northern California

The police said there were at least seven separate shooting scenes in or near Rancho Tehama Reserve, and two children were among the wounded.

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4th death linked to Tampa's rash of unsolved killings

A 60-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday morning in Tampa's Seminole Heights area, the latest death in what police said they believe is connected to three other unsolved killings in that neighborhood within the past month.

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At least six killed in Yemen suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State

ADEN (Reuters) - At least six people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide car bomb ripped through a base used by a local security force in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, residents said, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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Suicide bombers kill at least six in attack in Yemeni city: witnesses

ADEN (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers detonated a car packed with explosives in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Tuesday, killing at least six people, witnesses said.

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Taliban attack Afghan checkpoints, killing more than 20 police

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban attacked more than a dozen checkpoints over six hours in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 22 police and wounding 15, officials said on Tuesday, as militants killed eight soldiers in the west in a growing insurgency.

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Suicide bomber kills at least four in attack in Yemeni city: witnesses

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives outside a camp used by security force in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Tuesday killing at least four people, witnesses said.

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Canada's Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines' Duterte

MANILA (Reuters) - Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who was "receptive" to his comments.

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Wall Street ticks up as dividend payers rise, GE slashes payout

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors including consumer staples and utilities.

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Wall Street ticks up; dividend payers rise as GE slashes payout

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors including consumer staples and utilities.

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US STOCKS-Wall St ticks up; dividend payers rise as GE slashes payout

* Dow up 0.16 pct, S&P 500 up 0.21 pct, Nasdaq up 0.23 pct (Updates throughout, changes comment, byline)

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Teen made 911 report that preceded policeman killing him, investigators say

As a community grieves and a family has few words, Wisconsin investigators say the 911 call that preceded the police shooting of a knife-wielding Native American teen was made by the teen himself.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 450

ANKARA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of homeless Iranians huddled against the cold late on Monday, a day after at least 450 people were killed in Iran's deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state TV said.

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GE to shrink to three businesses; slashes dividend, profit outlook

(Reuters) - General Electric Co will radically shrink to focus on aviation, power and healthcare, betting on sectors it thinks it can make profits in, as the most famous U.S. conglomerate tries to revive its share price after a decade and a half of stagnation.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 400

ANKARA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 400 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country, state media said on Monday, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. At least six have died in Iraq as well.

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GE to focus on three businesses; slashes dividend, profit outlook

(Reuters) - General Electric Co will focus on aviation, power and healthcare, radically shrinking the most famous U.S. conglomerate into a smaller company betting on industries where it has strong technology and a large customer base.

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UPDATE 5-GE to focus on three businesses; slashes dividend, profit outlook

* Cuts quarterly dividend to 12 cents per share from 24 cents

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GE slashes quarterly dividend ahead of expected restructuring

(Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Monday it would chop its quarterly dividend in half, as part of an overhaul of the company that new Chief Executive John Flannery is due to roll out later in the day.

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GE slashes quarterly dividend

(Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Monday it would halve its quarterly dividend to 12 cents per share.

environmentNews reuters.com

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 300

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - More than 300 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country on Sunday, state media said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. At least six have died in Iraq as well.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 332

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 218

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 218 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 210

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 210 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 168

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 168 people were killed in Iraq and Iran on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble.

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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of major damage

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A strong 6.5 magnitude quake struck the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near its capital city San Jose on Sunday night, but there were no initial reports of injuries or significant damage to infrastructure.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 145

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region around the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 145 people state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble.

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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of injuries, damage

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A strong 6.5 magnitude quake struck the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near its capital city San Jose on Sunday night, but there were no initial reports of injuries or damage to infrastructure.

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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 130

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) - More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers stepped up efforts overnight to find dozens trapped under rubble.

Kurds nytimes.com

With Iraqi-Kurdish Talks Stalled, Phone Diplomacy Averts New Clashes

Informal talks continue amid public acrimony, but the precise roles of some of the participants are elusive. So is a breakthrough.

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Nearly 30 bodies found after clashes near Libyan capital: activists

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Twenty eight bodies with bullet wounds and torture marks were discovered on Saturday in an area west of Libya's capital that has recently seen clashes between rival armed factions, a local human rights group said.

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North Korea lashes out at Trump, says he 'begged for war'

North Korea lashed out at US President Donald Trump again Saturday, describing him as a "destroyer" who "begged for nuclear war" during his tour of Asia.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a decision that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a decision that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice Department commits to prosecute activists that damage pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage energy infrastructure in a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice Dept commits to prosecute activists that damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage energy infrastructure in a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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Air Force missed at least two chances to stop Texas shooter buying guns

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force missed at least two chances to block the shooter in last weekend's deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of a violent offense in 2012, according to current and former government officials and a review of military documents.

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Doctor: Hernandez's brain shows damage

Dr. Ann McKee of Boston University presents findings from her study of Aaron Hernandez's brain, which was donated to research following his suicide.

School Shootings and Armed Attacks nytimes.com

‘Tell Your Story to Everyone’: Readers Affected by Mass Killings Offer Advice for Fellow Survivors

In the painful aftermath of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tex., we asked readers affected by similar attacks to share their experiences.

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At least four dead, 18 missing in Colombia landslide

BOGOTA (Reuters) - A landslide killed at least four people and left 18 missing in southwest Colombia, authorities said on Wednesday, as the country grappled once again with the deadly pairing of heavy rains and poor infrastructure.

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BRIEF-Glaxosmithkline says ‍results of first study assessing levels of organ damage in patients with active SLE

* SAYS ‍RESULTS OF FIRST STUDY ASSESSING LEVELS OF ORGAN DAMAGE IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE) TREATED WITH BENLYSTA (BELIMUMAB) PLUS STANDARD OF CARE (SOC) VERSUS SOC ALON​E

The Daily nytimes.com

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

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

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Kremlin warns of mutual damage if Ukraine cuts diplomatic ties

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that a reported plan by Ukraine to cut all diplomatic ties with Russia would further deepen a crisis between the two countries and end up hurting the interests of both Ukrainians and Russians.

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BRIEF-Gilead sciences says post-trial motions judge denied Idenix’S motion for enhanced damages

* Gilead Sciences says in Sept 2017, post-trial motions judge denied Idenix’s motion for enhanced damages and attorney’s fees - SEC filing

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Exclusive: China's Meituan-Dianping mulls U.S. IPO of at least $3 billion in 2018 - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Meituan-Dianping, an online platform for ordering food and booking movies and restaurants, is considering an initial public offering in the United States as soon as next year, five people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

New York City Marathon nytimes.com

Finishing Last, but Not Least, at the New York Marathon

The official clock ended at 7:30 p.m., but that didn’t stop these final athletes — some who competed for over 12 hours — from crossing the finish line and getting a medal at the 2017 New York Marathon.

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Insurers step up pitch for Obamacare as government slashes its effort

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's 90 percent cut to Obamacare advertising has U.S. health insurers in many states digging deeper into their pockets to get the word out about 2018 enrollment, which opened last week.

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RPT-Insurers step up pitch for Obamacare as government slashes its effort

NEW YORK, Nov 6 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's 90 percent cut to Obamacare advertising has U.S. health insurers in many states digging deeper into their pockets to get the word out about 2018 enrollment, which opened last week.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

In Texas Shooting, Gunman Kills at Least 26

After Devin Kelley exited the church, he and an armed bystander engaged in a brief “fire fight” before the suspect went into his vehicle.

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

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

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Bangladesh police arrest militant suspected of killing U.S. blogger

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladeshi counter-terrorism police said on Monday they had arrested an Islamist militant wanted for the 2015 killing of a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism.

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At least 8 who died were part of one family, a relative says

A gunman killed at least 26 people and injured about 20 others at a Texas church Sunday morning in what Gov. Greg Abbott said was the largest mass shooting in state history.

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NHC sees 80 percent chance of cyclone off Bermuda

(Reuters) - A low pressure system about 850 miles east-southeast of Bermuda has an 80 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.

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Gunman storms small-town Texas church, killing at least 26

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman with an assault rifle stormed a church in rural Texas on Sunday, killing at least 26 worshippers and wounding 20 others in a rampage to be notched into a litany of mass shootings that have plagued the United States in recent years.

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Gunman kills at least 26 worshipers at small-town Texas church

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman dressed in black tactical gear massacred at least 26 worshipers and wounded 20 others at a white-steepled church in Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States.

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Texas Church Killings: What We Know

Twenty-six people were killed during morning services at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex. This is what we know.

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Texas gunman kills at least 26 worshipers at small-town church

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman massacred at least 26 worshipers and wounded 20 others at a church in southeast Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States, authorities said.

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Gunman opens fire at Texas church, killing at least 20

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman entered a small church in southeast Texas and opened fire, killing at least 20 worshipers and wounding many others in the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States, according to authorities and media reports.

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Two suicide attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk kill at least five

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers killed at least five people and wounded more than 20 in an attack on a Shi'ite mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday, police and medical sources said.

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Car bomb kills at least five Yemeni soldiers in Aden: witnesses

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber killed at least five soldiers in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday, residents and a security official said.

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Moderate quake shakes buildings in Guatemala, no reports of damage

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - An earthquake in southwestern Guatemala on Saturday shook buildings in the capital, Guatemala City, though there were no immediate reports of damage, emergency services said.

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U.S. Strikes Caused at Least 13 Civilian Casualties, Afghans Say

Residents of the restive province of Kunduz said the Taliban forced them to retrieve their dead after a night of fighting, when U.S. aircraft struck again, killing at least 13.

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At least 19 dead as Typhoon Damrey sweeps into Vietnam

HANOI (Reuters) - Typhoon Damrey killed at least 19 people in central and southern Vietnam on Saturday, the government said, after the storm swept into the country just days ahead of the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.

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Typhoon Damrey kills at least five in Vietnam

HANOI (Reuters) - Typhoon Damrey killed at least five people in central and southern Vietnam on Saturday, the government said, after it swept into the country just days ahead of the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. judge deals setback to Waymo damage claim in Uber lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco made it more difficult for Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit to prove it suffered financially from the alleged theft of autonomous car trade secrets by Uber Technologies Inc , ruling to exclude testimony from Waymo's damages expert.

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Puerto Rico's PREPA utility creditors say power grid damage is overblown

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bondholders of Puerto Rico's bankrupt power utility, PREPA, said on Friday that the damage to the local electric grid by Hurricane Maria is not as bad as the island's government says, and could be fixed quickly with an outside energy expert in charge.

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U.S. judge deals setback to Waymo damage claim in Uber lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco made it more difficult for Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit to prove it suffered financially from the alleged theft of autonomous car trade secrets by Uber Technologies Inc, ruling to exclude testimony from Waymo's damages expert.

Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations nytimes.com

Secret C.I.A. Documents May Shed New Light on J.F.K. Killing

In response to an order by President Trump, the federal government releases another batch of papers related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

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At least one dead, scores rescued off Greek islands as arrivals rise

ATHENS (Reuters) - One person drowned, at least six were missing and scores of other migrants were rescued by Greek authorities in three separate incidents in the Aegean Sea early Friday, the coastguard said.

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After ‘Hope,’ and Lawsuit, Shepard Fairey Tries Damage Control

The street art star has gone from great heights to dramatic lows. Now he’s moving on, with his biggest gallery show yet — and big targets.

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Month into trial, North Korean 'masterminds' behind Kim Jong Nam killing a mystery

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - One month into the trial of the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Malaysian prosecutors have focused on two accused women, but have shed no light on four prime North Korean suspects.

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Police catch 'nonchalant' man accused of killing three at Colorado Walmart

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - Police in Colorado on Thursday captured a man who they had said calmly walked into a suburban Denver Walmart and fatally shot three people at random before driving away.

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Police catch 'nonchalant' man accused of killing 3 at Colorado Walmart

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - Police in Colorado on Thursday captured a man who they had said calmly walked into a suburban Denver Walmart and fatally shot three people at random before driving away.

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UPDATE 5-Police catch 'nonchalant' man accused of killing 3 at Colorado Walmart

THORNTON, Colo., Nov 2 (Reuters) - Police in Colorado on Thursday captured a man who they had said calmly walked into a suburban Denver Walmart and fatally shot three people at random before driving away.

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At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody.

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At least two dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and one wounded in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday, police said.

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U.S. to halt controversial animal-killing methods in California

(Reuters) - In a deal hailed by activists as a first, a federal judge on Wednesday approved an agreement between conservationists and the U.S. government halting controversial methods such as aerial gunning to kill "nuisance animals" in Northern California.

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Crops in 25 States Damaged by Unintended Drift of Weed Killer

The herbicide dicamba is intended for soybeans and cotton crops that have been genetically modified. But other crops on nearby fields are suffering.

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At least 15 killed in Afghanistan tanker explosion

CHARIKAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and 27 wounded when fuel tankers exploded in the town of Charikar, northwest of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, destroying a nearby bus, residents and officials said.

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U.S. Army deserter Bergdahl suffers nerve damage after captivity-witness

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl suffers significant nerve damage as a result of malnutrition and torture while he was a prisoner of the Taliban after being captured in Afghanistan when he deserted his post in June 2009, defense witnesses said.

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Monsanto, BASF weed killers strain U.S. states with damage complaints

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. farmers have overwhelmed state governments with thousands of complaints about crop damage linked to new versions of weed killers, threatening future sales by manufacturers Monsanto Co and BASF SE .

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U.S. Army deserter Bergdahl suffers nerve damage after captivity: witness

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Brad Bergdahl suffers significant nerve damage as a result of malnutrition and torture while he was a prisoner of the Taliban after being captured in Afghanistan when he deserted his post in June 2009, defense witnesses said.

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UPDATE 2-Australia's Myer slashes sales target, posts weak Q1 sales

* Shares hit 5-wk low (Recasts with targets, adds stockbroker comment and updates shares)

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Suspect arrested in University of Utah killing

(Reuters) - A 24-year-old man accused of killing a student from China at the University of Utah and suspected in a second homicide in Colorado was arrested in Salt Lake City on Tuesday after a massive police search.

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Gunman in Utah campus killing also wanted in Colorado homicide

(Reuters) - Police sniper teams and armored cars converged on a canyon near the University of Utah's Salt Lake City campus on Tuesday to search for a gunman who killed a student and is suspected in another homicide in Colorado.

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UPDATE 2-Under Armour slashes forecasts as N.America slide worsens

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Under Armour Inc slashed 2017 forecasts and reported its first quarterly fall in revenue since going public as the sportswear firm struggled against fierce competition from Nike and Adidas in North America.

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Under Armour slashes 2017 forecast, revenue falls

(Reuters) - Under Armour Inc slashed 2017 sales and profit forecasts and reported its first year-on-year fall in revenue in the third quarter as it took an $85 million charge for restructuring and faced fierce competition from Nike and Adidas .

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Tampa mayor, police chief to trick-or-treat in area rocked by mystery killings

The mayor of Tampa and its interim police chief said they will hand out candy and join kids for trick-or-treating in a neighborhood that is on edge after a series of unsolved killings.

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At least 15 killed in air strikes in eastern Libya: medical source, witness

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least 15 people including women and children were killed in air strikes on eastern Libyan city of Derna late on Monday, a medical source and a witness said.

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Women spend 5 months at sea after storms damage boat

Two women, who claim to have been lost at sea for five months, say they were hunted by tiger sharks and their boat was close to sinking before they were rescued by the US Navy. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

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Breastfeeding at least two months tied to lower SIDS risk

(Reuters Health) - Babies who are breastfed for at least two months may have a lower risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) during sleep than babies who aren’t nursed as long, a research review suggests.

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Suspected Boko Haram raid kills at least 10 in Cameroon village

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 10 villagers in northern Cameroon on Sunday night in what army and local officials said was revenge for attacks by Cameroon's army.

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Storm kills at least six in Europe, freighter runs aground

BERLIN/PRAGUE (Reuters) - Strong winds battered northern and central Europe on Sunday, killing at least six people in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic, with authorities watching for oil leaks from a huge freighter that ran aground in the North Sea.

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At least 29 dead after Islamist attack on Somali hotel

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - An Islamist attack on a hotel in Mogadishu ended on Sunday after 29 people were killed during a siege lasting nearly 12 hours, police said, prompting the government to sack two top security officials over their failure to stop repeated attacks.

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Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

PRAGUE/BERLIN (Reuters) - Strong winds battered northern and central Europe on Sunday, killing two people in Poland, two in the Czech Republic and one in Germany, with rail traffic in large sections of Germany to remain suspended until Monday.

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Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least four

PRAGUE/BERLIN (Reuters) - Strong winds battered central Europe on Sunday, killing two people in Poland and two in the Czech Republic, where the gales reached.

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Strong winds batter central Europe, killing two in Czech Republic

PRAGUE/BERLIN (Reuters) - Strong winds battered central Europe on Sunday, reaching 180 kilometers an hour in the Czech Republic, where two people were killed by falling trees.

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Islamists attack Somali hotel, killing at least 29, police say

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - An Islamist attack on a hotel in Mogadishu ended on Sunday after 29 people were killed during a siege lasting nearly 12 hours, police said.

Mogadishu (Somalia) nytimes.com

In Mogadishu, Truck Bomb and Gunmen Kill at Least 23 in Hotel Attack

The Shabab, the Al Qaeda-affiliated militant group, claimed responsibility for the attack on a hotel popular with government ministers and Somali business leaders.

Caceres, Berta nytimes.com

Who Ordered Killing of Honduran Activist? Evidence of Broad Plot Is Found

A team of lawyers investigating the killing of Berta Cáceres, an environmentalist, say state agents and senior executives of an energy company were involved.

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Bombs kill at least 17 people in Somali capital Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed at least 17 people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said, two weeks after a huge truck bomb killed hundreds of civilians in the city.

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Bombs kill at least 17 people in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed at least 17 people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said, and Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility.

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Bombs kill at least seven in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed at least seven people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said, and Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility.

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Bus plunges into river in Nepal, killing at least 31

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A bus carrying passengers returning from a Hindu festival to the Nepali capital of Kathmandu skidded off the main highway and plunged into a river on Saturday, killing at least 31 people and leaving others trapped, officials said.

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At least 3 women say George H.W. Bush touched them inappropriately

At least three women have accused former President George H.W. Bush of inappropriately touching them as of Friday.

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Number of women accusing Halperin grows to at least a dozen