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Obamacare sign-ups rise to 1 million as pace picks up before deadline

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of consumers who signed up for 2018 Obamacare health insurance next year surpassed the 1 million mark in the second-to-last week of enrollment on the federally-run HealthCare.gov website, picking up the pace ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline.

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Uber picks new head for Indonesia business

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc unveiled on Wednesday a new head of its Indonesian operations in a market where the online taxi company faces cutthroat competition, regulatory uncertainty and a reported U.S. probe into whether it broke bribery laws.

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Key GOP senator: These Trump picks shouldn't be judges

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley issued a rare rebuke Tuesday of two of President Donald Trump's most controversial judicial nominees, urging the White House to rethink the picks.

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Mosul Journal: After Fall of ISIS, Iraq’s Second-Largest City Picks Up the Pieces

The battle to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul left much of the city in ruins. Now, residents are pulling together to rebuild.

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Brazil's PSDB picks Sao Paulo Gov. Alckmin to lead it into 2018 race

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The centrist Brazilian Social Democracy Party, or PSDB, elected four-time Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin as its leader on Saturday, making him its most likely presidential nominee in next year's elections.

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

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

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UPDATE 2-Sign-ups pick up in week 5 of 2018 Obamacare open enrollment -U.S.

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The number of people signing up for 2018 Obamacare plans picked up significantly during the fifth week of open enrollment, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday, but the number of participants appears to be falling short of last year's numbers with just over a week of enrollment left.

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Sign-ups pick up in week five of 2018 Obamacare open enrollment: U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people signing up for 2018 Obamacare plans picked up significantly during the fifth week of open enrollment, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday, but the number of people signed up for such plans appears to be falling short of last year's numbers with just over a week of enrollment left.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil auto sales to beat 2017 forecast, pick up in 2018 -industry

SAO PAULO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Auto sales in Brazil are likely to beat prior forecasts and accelerate next year, national automakers association Anfavea said on Wednesday, underscoring the gathering strength of a recovery in Latin America's largest economy.

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Sign-ups pick up in week five of 2018 Obamacare open enrollment - U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people signing up for 2018 Obamacare plans picked up significantly during the fifth week of open enrollment, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday, but the number of people signed up for such plans appears to be falling short of last year's numbers with just over a week of enrollment left.

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Irish PM says can pick up Brexit talks in new year if deal not possible

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Brexit negotiations can move to phase two next week only on the basis of the tentative Irish border agreement which collapsed on Monday, otherwise talks to break through the impasse will resume in the new year, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday.

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Email: Mueller attorney praised Yates

A lawyer on the special counsel team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election lavished praise on Sally Yates after her decision in January to defy President Donald Trump and not enforce his travel ban executive order, according to government emails published Tuesday by the conservative activist group Judicial Watch.

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Senate confirms Trump's pick for Homeland Security secretary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a post that opened after John Kelly became Trump's chief of staff earlier this year.

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Senate panel to vote on Trump's Fed chair pick

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Eurogroup, Looking Past Period of Crisis, Picks New Leader From Portugal

The selection of Mario Centeno reflects a shift by the Eurogroup, which has grappled with the near-constant collapse of the euro in recent years.

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Trump pick for top UN position praised Milo Yiannopoulos, shared inflammatory memes

President Donald Trump's pick for a top post at the United Nations repeatedly praised far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos and shared disparaging memes about prominent Democrats and progressives on social media. 

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Police clear protesters as Germany's far-right AfD picks new leaders

HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - Riot police fired water canon at protesters blocking a road outside an Alternative for Germany (AfD) congress on Saturday, as members of the far-right party gathered inside preparing to pick new leaders.

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Actress picked for 'Mulan' remake

Disney's pick of a Chinese actress for the 'Mulan' remake has received global praise. CNN's Amara Walker reports.

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Tom Cotton, Said to Be Trump’s C.I.A. Pick, Would Bring Ambition but Little Experience

Mr. Cotton, a senator from Arkansas, would be the youngest person ever to run the C.I.A. should a White House plan to shuffle the cabinet come to fruition.

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The Stories Behind Three Anti-Muslim Videos Shared by Trump

A look at the clips retweeted by President Trump suggests that the events shown are more complex than first appears. Here is what we know about them.

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Fed pick grilled on Wall Street regulations

In his confirmation hearing to become chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell was questioned about how he plans to steer the Fed when it comes to loosening regulations on Wall Street banks.

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Judge won't block Trump's pick for watchdog agency

A federal judge hearing the case over who rightfully can lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on an acting basis Tuesday denied a request to block President Donald Trump from installing Mick Mulvaney as acting director.

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U.S. Supreme Court declines church's challenge to Nebraska funeral picketing law

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Nebraska law that prohibits picketing near funerals after it was challenged by a Kansas church known for anti-gay protests.

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Pickup truck slams through gym wall

Security cameras were rolling when a truck plowed through a wall at Real Fitness Gym in Playa del Rey, California.

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Shared self-driving cars could slash demand for U.S. sedans: study

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ride services using self-driving vehicles could slash by more than half demand for owner-driven sedans in the United States by 2030, according to a study released Monday by consulting firm KPMG that used cellphone data to map commuter travel in three large U.S. cities.

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Zimbabwe cabinet pick to show if Mnangagwa is breaking with the past

HARARE (Reuters) - New Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he breaks with the past and names a broad-based government or selects old guard figures from Robert Mugabe's era.

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U.S. consumer watchdog agency official sues to block Trump's pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official filed suit late on Sunday trying to prevent President Donald Trump from naming an acting head of the watchdog agency, but its top lawyer concluded Trump had the power to do so.

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Russia's Chechnya leader says he is ready to resign, Kremlin to pick successor

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ramzan Kadyrov, the outspoken leader of Russia's Chechnya republic, said he was ready to step down, leaving it for the Kremlin to choose his successor.

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Trump Urges Voters to Pick Roy Moore Instead of ‘Liberal Jones’

As the Alabama Senate election approaches, the president attacked the Democratic candidate, Doug Jones, as a “Schumer/Pelosi puppet.”

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Airbus provisionally picks Rolls-Royce executive Schulz to head commercial sales - sources

PARIS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Airbus has provisionally tapped the head of Rolls-Royce's civil engines unit, Eric Schulz, to head its commercial jetliner sales, resolving months of uncertainty over who would succeed soon-to-retire John Leahy, three people familiar with the matter said.

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Syrian opposition picks chief negotiator ahead of new Geneva talks

RIYADH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition group selected a new chief negotiator on Friday ahead of a new round of U.N.-backed peace negotiations with the Damascus government set to kick off next week.

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Mexican ruling party to pick presidential candidate on February 18

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) said on Thursday registration for PRI contenders in the July 2018 presidential election will begin on Dec. 3, and that a national convention would pick the candidate on Feb. 18.

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Likely Census Bureau pick questioned over writings on competitive elections

The likely pick to fill the role of deputy director at the Census Bureau has no government experience and authored a book that argues that competition in district races is bad for the country, Politico has reported.

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Internet gobbles up Trump turkey pardon memes

President Trump pardons "Drumstick" the turkey, sparking jokes about pardons for people. Jeanne Moos talks turkey.

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A Word With: Terry Gilliam and the Time He Shared a Crew With ‘Star Wars’

The director recalls the making of “Jabberwocky” and how workers told him his film was far better than the one they were working on with George Lucas.

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EU picks Paris as new host for EBA after Brexit, sources say

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has picked Paris as the new host for its London-based banking authority after Britain leaves the bloc, in a second drawing of lots in just one evening, following three rounds of voting that failed to produce a winner.

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Fiction: Whatever Happened to Isabel Archer? ‘Mrs. Osmond’ Picks Up Where Henry James Left Off

John Banville’s sequel to James’s “Portrait of a Lady” follows the heroine back to Rome and to the possible end of her marriage.

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Algeria picks up 286 boat migrants en route to Europe

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's coastguard has picked up 286 illegal migrants heading across the Mediterranean to Europe by boat, the Defence Ministry has said.

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Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a move certain to please conservatives, President Donald Trump on Friday added five names to his list of candidates for a prospective U.S. Supreme Court vacancy as he presses ahead with a campaign to move the federal judiciary to the right.

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Senate quickens pace of approving Trump judicial picks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One thing is definitely going right for U.S. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress: they are steadily getting conservatives appointed as judges, advancing their long-held ambition of reshaping the federal judiciary.

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People picks 2017 'Sexiest Man Alive'

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

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Gunman picked random targets at 7 locations, including elementary school, police say

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Italian rail firm NTV picks three banks for IPO - sources

MILAN, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Italian high-speed rail firm NTV has chosen Banca IMI, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse to help it prepare an initial public offering slated for early next year although no official mandate has been given yet, three sources close to the matter said.

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Trump Judicial Pick Did Not Disclose He Is Married to a White House Lawyer

Brett J. Talley was asked to name family members who might be a conflict of interest. He did not mention that his wife is the White House counsel’s chief of staff.

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Trump picks ex-pharma exec to lead HHS

President Donald Trump on Monday announced he is nominating Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical company executive, to succeed Tom Price as the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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The New Health Care: Kept in the Dark About Doctors, but Having to Pick a Health Plan

It’s virtually impossible to thoroughly check the quality of physicians and the range of options for them before enrolling in a plan. What can be done?

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Bob Geldof hands back Dublin honor shared with Aung San Suu Kyi

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish musician and anti-poverty activist Bob Geldof will return his 'Freedom of the City of Dublin' award to his home town on Monday, saying he could not continue to hold the honor with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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U.S. signals caution to Saudis despite shared concern about Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite President Donald Trump's full-throated support for Saudi Arabia, the United States appears to be signaling a desire for Riyadh to take a more cautious approach in its regional power struggle with Iran, experts say.

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Deutsche Bank picks asset-management IPO bookrunners -source

FRANKFURT, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank has selected Barclays, Citigroup and Credit Suisse as senior bookrunners for the initial public offering (IPO) of its asset-management arm, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

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

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

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METALS-Copper prices pick up from 1-mth low as weaker dollar lifts metals

MELBOURNE, Nov 10 (Reuters) - London Metal Exchange copper on Friday edged away from one-month lows as a weaker dollar broadly lifted base metals, although it remained on track for a weekly loss. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: LME copper had risen 0.1 percent to $6,816.50 a tonne by 0212 GMT, following small losses in the previous session when it sank to its weakest since Oct. 11 at $6,761.50. Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was flat at 53,490 yuan ($8,058) a tonne. * OPEN INTEREST

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

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

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

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

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News Shared on Twitter Can Drive the Conversation, Study Finds

Several dozen news outlets participated in a new study, which finds that even a few stories can substantially increase discussion about a topic on Twitter.

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N.F.L. Picks: Patriots Over Broncos; Cowboys Over Falcons

The Los Angeles Rams, Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots all seem primed for wins, but there is a quarterback controversy brewing in Minnesota.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi budget airline Flynas picks Morgan Stanley as pushes ahead with IPO-sources

DUBAI, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Saudi budget airline Flynas, part owned by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal's firm, is pressing ahead with an initial public offering and has selected Morgan Stanley to work on it, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

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In Places of Worship Scarred by Bullets, Long Memories and Shared Pain

Shootings at religious sites, like the First Baptist Church in Texas, prompt practical security measures. But the spiritual toll is more complicated.

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UPDATE 2-Tender to pick Mexico's new oil, gas marketer receives no bids

MEXICO CITY, Nov 6 (Reuters) - A tender to select an oil and gas marketer for the Mexican government's share of output under new exploration and production contracts received no bids by a Monday deadline, the country's oil regulator said.

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Chopin’s Heart, Pickled in a Jar, Offers Clues to His Death

The heart of the Polish composer, preserved for nearly 170 years, was examined by scientists who say he most likely died of tuberculosis.

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

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U.S. job growth picks up; flat wages raise consumer spending worries

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth accelerated in October after hurricane-related disruptions in the prior month, but wages grew at their slowest annual pace in more than 1-1/2 years in a sign that inflation probably will remain benign.

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Ties: This Is How You Pick Up a Phone

My mother’s brain is as topsy-turvy as our apartment, but my daughter is tidying the surface of her grandmother’s addled mind.

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Asia shares reassured by Powell pick, pause for U.S. jobs test

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Friday as investors gave a guarded greeting to Republican plans for massive U.S. tax cuts, while welcoming the appointment of a sober centrist at the helm of the world's most powerful central bank.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares reassured by Powell pick, pause for US jobs test

SYDNEY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Friday as investors gave a guarded greeting to Republican plans for massive U.S. tax cuts, while welcoming the appointment of a sober centrist at the helm of the world's most powerful central bank.

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Asia shares relieved by Powell pick, pause for U.S. jobs test

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Friday as investors gave a guarded reception to Republican plans for massive U.S. tax cuts, while welcoming the appointment of a centrist at the helm of the Federal Reserve.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares relieved by Powell pick, pause for US jobs test

SYDNEY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Friday as investors gave a guarded reception to Republican plans for massive U.S. tax cuts, while welcoming the appointment of a centrist at the helm of the Federal Reserve.

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Asia shares relieved by Powell pick, await U.S. jobs test

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets edged higher on Friday as investors gave a guarded reception to Republican plans for massive U.S. tax cuts, while welcoming the appointment of a centrist at the helm of the Federal Reserve.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares relieved by Powell pick, await US jobs test

SYDNEY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Asian share markets edged higher on Friday as investors gave a guarded reception to Republican plans for massive U.S. tax cuts, while welcoming the appointment of a centrist at the helm of the Federal Reserve.

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Exclusive: Trump agrees to pick up 90 percent of Puerto Rico rebuilding costs - aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, and said the federal government would pick up 90 percent of the costs, a senior White House official told Reuters.

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Who Is Jerome Powell: Trump’s Pick for Fed Chairman

Jerome H. Powell will come to the chairman’s job at the Federal Reserve with a wide-ranging résumé. One thing he lacks: an economics degree.

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Wall Street opens flat ahead of tax bill, Fed chair pick

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened flat on Thursday as investors braced for the unveiling of a long-awaited tax bill and President Donald Trump's decision on the next Federal Reserve chair.

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Wall Street treads water ahead of tax bill, Fed chair pick

(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open flat on Thursday as investors braced for the unveiling of a long-awaited tax bill and President Donald Trump's decision on the next Federal Reserve chair.

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US STOCKS-Wall St treads water ahead of tax bill, Fed chair pick

* Dow up 5 pts, S&P down 0.75 pts, Nasdaq down 0.25 pts (Adds comment, updates prices, adds details)

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Futures flat with Fed chair pick, tax bill in focus

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were flat on Thursday as investors held off from making big bets ahead of President Donald Trump's decision on the next Federal Reserve chair and the unveiling of a long-awaited tax reform bill.

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Samsung Elec says Roh Hee-chan picked as new CFO

SEOUL, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it has named Roh Hee-chan as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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Republicans defend Trump court pick rated 'not qualified'

(Reuters) - Senate Republicans mounted a concerted defense of one of President Donald Trump's nominees to a federal appeals court on Wednesday, suggesting a nonpartisan lawyers' group rating of Leonard Steven Grasz as "not qualified" for the bench was biased.

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Trump announces picks for U.S. attorneys in California, Texas, others

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his choices to lead U.S. attorney offices in California, Maryland, Connecticut, Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana, the White House said in a statement.

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Canada oil, gas drilling to pick up in 2018: industry body

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian oil and gas drilling activity will climb 5 percent in 2018 as a gradual uptick in crude prices gives rise to cautious optimism among producers, an industry body forecast on Tuesday.

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Net shorts on U.S. bonds rise ahead of Fed chair pick -JPMorgan

NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) - The margin of investors who said they had fewer longer-dated Treasuries than their benchmarks over those who held more longer-dated bonds than their benchmarks increased in the latest week, JPMorgan Chase & Co's latest client survey showed on Tuesday. Investors have scaled back their holdings of longer-dated government debt on speculation U.S. President Donald Trump might nominate a Federal Reserve chair who favors a faster pace of interest rate increases, an

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U.N. picks Norwegian for Myanmar role as tensions simmer over Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations named a new interim U.N. resident coordinator for Myanmar on Tuesday, appointing Knut Ostby of Norway to take over the humanitarian role at a time of growing strains with the Myanmar government over the handling of the Rohingya crisis.

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Trump likely to pick Fed's Powell to lead central bank: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is likely to pick Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen as head of the U.S. central bank, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Trump likely to pick Fed's Powell to lead central bank -source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is likely to pick Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen as head of the U.S. central bank, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Trump likely to pick Jerome Powell as next Fed chair: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to pick Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell as the next chair of the U.S. central bank, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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US STOCKS-Wall Street opens lower amid Russia probe, Fed pick

* U.S. Sept consumer spending rises, underlying inflation muted

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Wall Street opens lower amid Russia probe, Fed pick

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday after a record rally last week as investors waited for a decision on the next Federal Reserve head and assessed the first charges in connection with a probe into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Trump zeroes in on Fed chair pick, sources say

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Talking Points Brought to Trump Tower Meeting Were Shared With Kremlin

The information that a Russian lawyer brought to a June 2016 meeting with Trump campaign aides had been discussed with a top Russian government official.

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Big Oil's $1 billion climate fund picks investments, eyes new members

LONDON (Reuters) - A $1 billion fund created by top energy companies to curb climate change announced its first three investments on Friday and said two new members could be poised join the scheme.

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UPDATE 1-Big Oil's $1 bln climate fund picks investments, eyes new members

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A $1 billion fund created by top energy companies to curb climate change announced its first three investments on Friday and said two new members could be poised join the scheme.

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UPDATE 3-Vale Q3 profit surges, sees pickup in 2018 iron ore output

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Iron ore output at Brazil's Vale SA should rise to 390 million tonnes next year, the world's largest iron ore producer said on Thursday, after a surge in third quarter profit on rising prices fell shy of analyst estimates.

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Sales of U.S. pickups lift Ford profit; self-driving test set for '18

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit on Thursday, driven largely by U.S. sales of its high-margin pickup trucks, and said it would begin to test self-driving cars in some cities next year.

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Brazil's Vale eyes big pickup in iron ore output next year

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale will ramp up iron ore production to 390 million tonnes next year and 400 million tonnes in 2019, executives at the world's top iron ore producer said in a call following results on Thursday.

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U.S. pickup truck sales lift Ford's margins, profits

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit on Thursday, driven largely by U.S. sales of its high-margin pickup trucks, and raised the low end of its full-year earnings forecast.

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Trump unlikely to pick Cohn for Fed as he is crucial to tax reform drive: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is unlikely to pick economic adviser Gary Cohn as his nominee for Federal Reserve chairman because Cohn is playing a crucial role in the White House tax reform effort, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

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Women fail to crack China's glass ceiling as party picks new leaders

BEIJING (Reuters) - Every time China's ruling Communist Party convenes a major gathering, like the congress that just ended in Beijing, the list of delegates is hand-crafted in part to burnish the party's image as "representative of the masses" - including giving some prominence to those in more menial jobs and ethnic minorities.

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MOVES-RBC Investor & Treasury Services names Geert Pick managing director

Oct 24 (Reuters) - RBC Investor & Treasury Services, a Royal Bank of Canada unit, appointed Geert Pick as managing director, global head of product management, shareholder services.

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Motor racing: Torro Rosso pick Gasly and Hartley for Mexico, Kvyat axed

LONDON (Reuters) - Frenchman Pierre Gasly will return to the Toro Rosso lineup for the Mexican Grand Prix after the team axed Russian driver Daniil Kvyat from Sunday's race.

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News Analysis: In Catalonia Crisis, Shared Blame for ‘a Difficult and Undesirable Situation’

Catalan separatists have flouted Spain’s Constitution, but Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has also allowed the conflict to spin dangerously out of control.

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Stock market's future in Trump's hands as Federal Reserve chair pick looms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors awaiting the nomination of the next Federal Reserve chair are hoping whoever is nominated pursues the same monetary policy that has supported rising stock prices for the past nine years.

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Nestle CEO praised by Third Point but hedge fund still wants more

LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) - Nine months into leading the world's biggest packaged food company, Nestle SA Chief Executive Mark Schneider got a tentative thumbs-up from a prominent investor, who praised his early steps on Friday but said there was more work to be done.

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Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in couple of years; no successor picked yet

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was ready to step down in a couple of years time and his successor is likely already in the cabinet but a clear choice has yet to emerge

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Trump pick for environmental post called belief in global warming a 'kind of paganism'

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the White House senior adviser for environmental policy in 2016 described the belief in "global warming" as a "kind of paganism" for "secular elites."

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Ukraine passes long-delayed health reforms praised by West

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian lawmakers voted through a long-delayed overhaul of the health system on Thursday that the state's Western backers say will raise standards and tackle a culture of bribe-taking in surgeries and hospitals.

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Deductibles hold the key to the best health plan picks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As you pick health insurance during open enrollment at work this fall, you will probably be spared the painful premium increases that shocked American families earlier this...

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Trump blasts bipartisan health care deal he praised yesterday

A bipartisan health care deal, announced by Republican leaders Tuesday and long negotiated between Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, has been reached.

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Ford recalls 1.3 million pickups

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Factbox: Who will Trump pick to lead the Federal Reserve?

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has interviewed several top prospects for the post of Chair of the Federal Reserve. A nomination could come within weeks as the term of current Chair Janet Yellen ends in February 2018.

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New ETF has robots pick investments

The AI Powered Equity Exchange-Traded Fund, which launched in the United States on Wednesday, will use IBM Corp's Watson artificial intelligence technology to pick several dozen stocks with potential...

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Editorial: Mr. Trump Outdoes Himself in Picking a Conflicted Regulator

The nominee to lead the E.P.A. chemicals office is a threat to public health.

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Trump says he could jettison drug czar pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would review a report that his nominee for drug czar championed a law that weakened the government's ability to fight the nation's opioid epidemic, and said he could consider jettisoning the pick.

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Searchers pick through burned-out California homes for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Search-and-rescue teams combed through gutted homes across California's celebrated wine country on Monday, looking for the charred bodies of those killed in the state's deadliest wildfires, as survivors slowly began returning home.

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Trump says he will 'look into' drug czar pick following report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would "look into" a report that his nomination for drug czar championed a law weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's capacity to slow the flow of drugs that have fueled the country's opioid epidemic.

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Baidu's iQiyi picks BofA, Credit Suisse, Goldman for U.S. IPO: IFR

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Baidu Inc's iQiyi, a Netflix style video streaming service in China, has picked three banks to help arrange a U.S. initial public offering (IPO) worth about $1 billion, IFR reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the plans.

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Baidu's iQiyi picks BofA, C. Suisse, Goldman for US IPO -IFR

HONG KONG, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Baidu Inc's iQiyi, a Netflix style video streaming service in China, has picked three banks to help arrange a U.S. initial public offering (IPO) worth about $1 billion, IFR reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the plans.

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Trump's pick to lead NOAA pushed for privatizing weather data

President Donald Trump's nominee to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration knows the agency very well -- he's the chief executive officer of a company that has fought over the use of the agency's data.

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Green groups criticize Trump pick for White House environmental policy post

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Green groups on Friday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump for choosing a nominee for White House environmental panel who wrote in an opinion article last year that carbon dioxide is not a pollutant.

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U.N. cultural agency to pick new chief after U.S. walkout

PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations' cultural agency will elect a new chief on Friday, seeking someone who can revive UNESCO's fortunes after the United States and Israel pulled out.

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HSBC picks insider John Flint as new chief executive

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has chosen John Flint as its next chief executive, it said on Thursday, with its recently-hired chairman opting for an insider to pursue a turnaround at Europe's biggest bank.

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Bain Capital leads the charge as Japan's private equity dealmaking picks up

HONG KONG/TOKYO (Reuters) - Bain Capital is planning on further ramping up its dealmaking in Japan after it came out on top in the recent battle to purchase Toshiba's semiconductors arm and as it bids to buy out Japan's third-largest advertising agency, Asatsu-DK (ADK).

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Trump picks Lockheed executive Rood for top Pentagon policy post

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump plans to name John Rood, a senior executive at defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp and a 20-year veteran of various government roles, as undersecretary of defense for policy, the Pentagon's No. 3 job, the White House said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Walmart says on track for 100 pickup towers for holidays

* CEO at investor meeting- "in future, think we can stock some of our customers' homes like we stock our stores" ‍​

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Erdogan is picking fights with Turkey's friends

The decision by the United States to suspend the processing of visas for Turkish citizens following the arrest of a US Consulate employee looks set to escalate if media reports that Turkish authorities have issued an arrest warrant for another consular official turn out to be true.

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Philippine lawmakers reject fifth Duterte cabinet pick

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine lawmakers rejected President Rodrigo Duterte's choice of health secretary on Tuesday, making her the fifth cabinet member to have been turned down since Duterte came to power.

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Recovery hopes rise as Ericsson picks ex-Atlas Copco boss as chairman

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Ericsson has picked the former boss of high-flying mining gear maker Atlas Copco as its new chairman, boosting hopes of a recovery at the Swedish mobile equipment company.

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Ericsson picks former Atlas Copco CEO as new chairman

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Ericsson has picked Ronnie Leten, the former boss of mining gear maker Atlas Copco, as its new chairman, as the mobile equipment company battles to revive its fortunes.

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HSBC picks retail head John Flint as next CEO - newspaper

LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - HSBC wants to appoint company insider John Flint as its next chief executive and has approached regulators seeking their approval, Britain's Sunday Times newspaper said.

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The Jamaican Apple Pickers of Upstate New York

Visiting under the H-2A program, which brings temporary agricultural labor to the U.S., Jamaicans have worked in New York orchards since World War II.

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Trump picks coal lobbyist for EPA deputy role, drawing mixed reaction

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday named Andrew Wheeler, a coal industry lobbyist and former congressional staffer, as his pick for deputy administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, prompting contrasting reactions from industry and environmental groups.

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U.S. Senate approves Trump pick as top Fed regulatory official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Randal Quarles as the Federal Reserve's top official on regulatory matters, filling a role critical to the Trump Administration's goal of lightening post-financial crisis regulations.

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Walmart Puts Its Eggs in a Time-Saving Basket: Grocery Pickup

Seeking an edge against Amazon, the retail giant is pushing a service that delivers your order to your car. Customers never have to step inside the store.

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Makeshift ambulance: Bleeding victims piled into pickup

New video shows the aftermath of a mass shooting at a concert in the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

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A friend picks up O.J. Simpson after his release

O.J. Simpson is free on parole after serving nine years in prison for a Las Vegas armed robbery, a Nevada prison official said. CNN's Paul Vercammen has the details.

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Lawmakers to State: Pick up the phone

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson briefed House and Senate lawmakers about new limits on refugee admissions, the Trump administration publicly announced the news.

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

* Investors expect guidance on outbound deals at Party Congress

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

* Investors expect guidance on outbound deals at Party Congress

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Siemens CEO says picked Alstom for financial strength, CEO

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German industrial group Siemens chose France's Alstom over Canada's Bombardier for a rail joint venture because of its sound finances and its management team, Siemens Chief Executive Joe Kaeser said on Wednesday.

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Conservative firebrand defeats Trump pick in Alabama primary for U.S. Senate

(Reuters) - Alabama voters elected conservative firebrand Roy Moore as the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump and other party leaders who had argued that rival Luther Strange was a better bet to advance their priorities in Washington.

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Conservative firebrand defeats Trump pick in Alabama primary for Senate

(Reuters) - Alabama voters elected conservative firebrand Roy Moore as the Republican nominee to fill a U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump and other party leaders who had argued that rival Luther Strange was a better bet to advance their priorities in Washington.

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U.S. picks companies to help make rules for advanced personal health monitors

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Digital devices designed to monitor the wearer's health in much greater detail than current models will need regulatory approval, and Apple Inc, Fitbit Inc and seven other companies will take part in a program to speed the approval process, the U.S. health regulator said on Tuesday.

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Bombardier would not pick up tab for duties on CSeries jet: sources

LONDON/MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier Inc is unwilling to swallow the extra cost for airlines if the United States slaps duties on its CSeries jet and is keen to press ahead with the deal that provoked a North American trade spat, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Iraqi soldiers join Turkish exercises near shared border: witness

HABUR, Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi soldiers joined Turkish troops for military exercises in southeast Turkey near the border with Iraq on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said, as the two countries coordinate steps in response to the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum.

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UPDATE 4-Siemens likely to pick Alstom for rail merger - sources

* France to give up option to buy 20 pct of Alstom-sources (Adds sources on anti-trust review, future Alstom governance, Bouygues' stake)

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Siemens likely to pick Alstom for rail merger on Tuesday -sources

MUNICH/FRANKFURT, Sept 25 (Reuters) - German industrial group Siemens is likely to decide on Tuesday to pursue a rail merger with French rival Alstom rather than Canada's Bombardier, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Milo Yiannopoulos Still Plans to Speak at Berkeley After Event Is Canceled

A student group that was organizing a series of speeches by right-wing activists canceled the event on Saturday. Mr. Yiannopoulos said he was “blindsided.”

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The Contenders: Who Will Be Trump’s Pick to Lead the Fed? We Asked Experts to Rate the Odds

The president has dropped no hints of what he might do, leaving the field wide open for expert guesswork.

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Cops praised for helping people in burning car

Five officers from the Atlanta Police Department are being hailed for their bravery after helping save the lives of two people trapped in a burning car early Wednesday.

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JPMorgan picks Warsaw for new operations center: Polish deputy PM

WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase has chosen Warsaw to host a new global operations center that will employ several thousand people over the next couple of years, Polish Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday.

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New York Today: New York Today: Keeping Your Apple-Picking Plans

Friday: How to keep leisure plans, weekend events, and free entrance to dozens of museums.

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N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

The N.F.L.’s hierarchy might get some clarity when Atlanta and Detroit square off, and Oakland looks to move to 3-0. Here’s who we think will win.

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UPDATE 2-Siemens to pick Alstom or Bombardier for rail talks within days - source

* Alstom deal could make Siemens majority owner - source (Adds details, background)

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Stockpicking mutual fund managers try new bet: themselves

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Active mutual fund managers are decreasing the use of passive exchange-traded funds in their portfolios, a shift that leaves more of their performance numbers up to their own investment picks.

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Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme Court lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his administration's top advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court, overcoming united Democratic opposition.

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Fiat Chrysler recalls 494,000 pickup trucks for fire risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Tuesday it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickup trucks worldwide because of a water pump that could overheat and potentially cause a fire.

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With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has aggressively used warrants and subpoenas for the Russia investigation, sending a message in Washington.

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How Party Bosses, Not Voters, Pick Politicians in New York

In one of the last, most powerful vestiges of Tammany Hall-style politics, New York party bosses pick the politicians when vacancies occur.

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Nikon Picked 32 Photographers to Promote a Camera. All 32 Were Men.

The Tokyo-based company said the women it invited had been unable to attend, but female photographers were unsatisfied by the explanation.

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Trump's pick to head NASA is too political, senators say

A bipartisan group of senators is opposing President Donald Trump's pick to head NASA, arguing he is a political appointee who doesn't have the necessary experience to run the agency.

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Lotte Shopping picks Goldman to manage sales of supermarkets in China

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Lotte Shopping has picked Goldman Sachs to manage the sale of its supermarkets in China, after most of them were shut down amid political tensions between the two countries.

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UPDATE 1-Lotte Shopping picks Goldman to manage sales of supermarkets in China

* Not decided if Lotte will sell all or part of stores in China * Most Lotte stores in China remain shut amid political tensions (Adds share price, background) SEOUL, Sept 14 (Reuters) - South Korea's Lotte Shopping has picked Goldman Sachs to manage the sale of its supermarkets in China, after most of them were shut down amid political tensions between the two countries. It has not been decided whether the retailer will sell all its China supermarkets or par

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UPDATE 2-China property investment, sales growth pick up in August, despite curbs

* Aug property investment +7.8 pct y/y vs +4.8 pct in July-Reuters calculation

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RETRIEVED: First responder picks up fallen flag

Joseph Schiavo rushed out of his transport vehicle to pick up a fallen American flag after Hurricane Irma.

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Toshiba set to pick Western Digital-led group for chip unit: Nikkan Kogyo

Tokyo (Reuters) - Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp is set to sell its memory chip unit to a consortium led by Western Digital Corp for about 2 trillion yen ($18.3 billion), the Nikkan Kogyo business daily said on Tuesday without citing sources.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba set to pick Western Digital-led group for chip unit - Nikkan Kogyo

* Toshiba, Western Digital in final stages of talks-Nikkan Kogyo (Adds company comment, background)

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX breaks 5-day slump as pick-up in risk appetite boosts financials

TORONTO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index, which had fallen for five straight days, rose on Monday after Hurricane Irma weakened and North Korea refrained from conducting a missile test, with financial shares and Tahoe Resources leading the rally.

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Japan picks 'Wagyu Olympics' winner amid growing demand for luxury beef

SENDAI, Japan (Reuters) - More than 500 cattle paraded through a ring in northern Japan in the "Wagyu Olympics" to win prizes and renown as the most fertile - and mouth-watering - examples of "wagyu"...

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Nestle picks 'benevolent bacon' for its next meal

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Mickelson is captain's pick for Presidents Cup team

(Reuters) - Phil Mickelson's sudden return to form last week proved enough to keep his Presidents Cup streak alive as the five-times major winner was one of two captain's picks to the United States team announced on Wednesday.

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Trump's antitrust pick meets with Elizabeth Warren: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, met on Wednesday with President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, where she pressed him on political interference in antitrust and lobbying, according to a source familiar with the discussions.

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Trump's antitrust pick meets with Elizabeth Warren - source

WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, met on Wednesday with President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, where she pressed him on political interference in antitrust and lobbying, according to a source familiar with the discussions.

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BRIEF-Spotify picks Courtney Holt from Disney to lead its efforts around original video and podcast programming- source

* Spotify picks Courtney Holt from Disney to lead its efforts around original video and podcast programming- source Source

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Fed sees pickup in economic growth, but inflation remains muted

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace in July through mid-August but signs of an acceleration in inflation remained slight, the latest survey conducted by the Federal Reserve showed on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Walmart to open 1,000th online grocery pickup location on Sept. 7

* Walmart to open its 1,000th online grocery pickup location on Thursday, Sept. 7 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vL7Iad) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Kyrgios picked for Davis Cup semi, Tomic exile continues

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Firebrand Nick Kyrgios will lead Australia's Davis Cup charge at this month's semi-final in Belgium with Bernard Tomic overlooked after his rapid slide down the ATP rankings.

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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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BRIEF-Via, Daimler to design shared ride vehicle

* Via and Daimler announce strategic investment and partnership to bring Via's technology to Europe and develop future mobility solutions

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Stormed-tossed Texans set to return to work as recovery picks up

HOUSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Texas takes another step toward recovery from Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday when many residents return to work for the first time since the storm devastated the Houston area, killing around 60 people and putting tens of thousands into emergency shelters.

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China's Wuhan bans new shared bikes on safety concerns: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The central Chinese city of Wuhan has banned the further deployment of shared bikes as it tries to deal with congestion and "chaos", the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Monday.

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Trending: Unesco World Heritage Sites 2017 Picks Range From Eritrea to England

A couple of the 21 new inductees, spread among 18 cultural sites and three natural ones, are controversial choices.

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Expedia names Alan Pickerill CFO

(Reuters) - Online travel services company Expedia Inc said on Friday it appointed Alan Pickerill as its chief financial officer.

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Japan's struggling opposition Democrats pick ex-foreign minister Maehara as leader

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's struggling opposition Democratic Party elected former foreign minister Seiji Maehara to lead the party on Friday as it tries to raise its single-digit ratings and fend off a challenge by a new group with ties to popular Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.

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Canada business investment picks up, but future uncertain

OTTAWA, Aug 31 (Reuters) - A rebound in Canadian business investment may signal the long-awaited shift from the consumer to the corporate side of the economy, but with trade uncertainty hanging over executives, analysts expect the strength to moderate in the months ahead.

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If you can't beat 'em: Stockpickers targeting index-provider MSCI

NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Stockpickers are jumping into the boom in passive investing by loading up on shares of index-provider MSCI Inc, whose products are the basis for dozens of popular exchange traded funds.

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

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

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UPDATE 1-Expedia picks CFO Okerstrom to replace Khosrowshahi as CEO

Aug 30 (Reuters) - Expedia Inc named Chief Financial Officer Mark Okerstrom as its new chief executive, replacing Dara Khosrowshahi, who left to take over the top job at Uber Technologies Inc.

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Expedia picks CFO Mark Okerstrom as new CEO

(Reuters) - Expedia Inc named Chief Financial Officer Mark Okerstrom as its chief executive, replacing Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over the top job at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL].

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

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

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Uber's CEO pick is an outspoken Trump critic

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NEWSMAKER-Uber picks savvy dealmaker, not 'tech bro' as new CEO

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Dara Khosrowshahi may have been the compromise choice for Uber Technologies Inc's new chief executive.

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Uber’s C.E.O. Pick, Dara Khosrowshahi, Steps Into Brighter Spotlight

Mr. Khosrowshahi has many tasks ahead of him, including repairing Uber’s internal culture and preparing the company for a self-driving future.

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Uber picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO: sources

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] chose Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel company Expedia Inc, as its chief executive on Sunday, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter, handing him the challenge of leading the ride-services company out of a nearly year-long crisis.

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Uber board picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Sunday hired Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel company Expedia Inc, as its new chief executive, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter, handing him the challenge of leading the ride-services company out of a nearly year-long crisis.

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Uber board votes to pick a new CEO

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] board of directors said on Sunday it had voted on its pick for a new chief executive officer, but declined to disclose its choice publicly until informing employees.

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'Game of Thrones' faces attack from nitpickers

The late "Get Smart" producer Leonard Stern famously compiled "A Martian Wouldn't Say That," a book of actual notes from network executives to TV writers. The title came from a request to change a line in the series "My Favorite Martian," but it has come to mind of late reading some of the nitpicking about "Game of Thrones."

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SoftBank invests additional $3 billion in shared-office startup WeWork

(Reuters) - WeWork Cos said on Thursday it received an additional $3 billion investment from Japan's SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund, helping the shared-office startup ramp up its expansion globally.

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SoftBank invests additional $3 bln in shared-office startup WeWork

Aug 24 (Reuters) - WeWork Cos said on Thursday it received an additional $3 billion investment from Japan's SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund, helping the shared-office startup ramp up its expansion globally.

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Novartis picks retail expert for new role of digital chief

LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Novartis has appointed a senior retail expert to the new post of chief digital officer, following a similar move by GlaxoSmithKline last month, underscoring how drugmakers are grappling with the impact of new technology.

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U.S. Air Force picks Raytheon, Lockheed for next-gen cruise missile

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co separate $900 million contracts to continue work on a replacement for the AGM-86B air-launched nuclear cruise missile, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Air Force picks Raytheon, Lockheed for next-gen cruise missile

Aug 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co separate $900 million contracts to continue work on a replacement for the AGM-86B air-launched nuclear cruise missile, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

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Facebook picks veteran executive to lead hardware efforts: Business Insider

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday named one of its veteran executives Andrew Bosworth to lead all of its consumer hardware efforts, including its Building 8 division, the Business Insider reported.

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Facebook picks veteran exec to lead hardware efforts-Business Insider

Aug 23 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday named one of its veteran executives Andrew Bosworth to lead all of its consumer hardware efforts, including its Building 8 division, the Business Insider reported.