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Alpine skiing: Vonn enjoys first World Cup win of season

VAL D'ISERE, France (Reuters) - American Lindsey Vonn won the Super G at Val d'Isere to claim her first victory in a World Cup race for nearly a year on Saturday.

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Final Republican tax bill slashes U.S. corporate rate, voting next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled the final version of their dramatic U.S. tax overhaul - debt-financed cuts for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans - and picked up crucial support from two wavering senators ahead of planned votes by lawmakers early next week.

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Final Republican tax bill slashes U.S. corporate rate: summary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans' final tax legislation proposes cutting taxes as expected for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans, according to a summary seen by Reuters on Friday, with decisive votes expected next week in a critical moment for the party and President Donald Trump.

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G.O.P. Establishment Declares Open Season on a Weakened Bannon

Roy S. Moore’s loss in Alabama has stirred up fresh worry that Republicans are again descending again into Tea Party-type spasms of self-defeating rage.

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Facebook, Netflix and others react

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BRIEF-Genworth Australia Finalizes Premium Earning Pattern

* GENWORTH AUSTRALIA FINALIZES PREMIUM EARNING PATTERN AND UPDATES FY2017 GUIDANCE

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BRIEF-Wright Medical Group buys IMASCAP SAS for $88.8 mln

* WRIGHT MEDICAL GROUP N.V. ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF IMASCAP SAS

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BRIEF-El Paso Electric Says Commission of Texas Approves Final Order in Rate Case

* EL PASO ELECTRIC - PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS APPROVED A FINAL ORDER APPROVING UNCONTESTED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FILED WITH COMMISSION ON NOV 2

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Republicans Prepare for Final Rollout of Tax Bill

As Republicans prepared to roll out their final $1.5 trillion tax plan questions continued to loom about how the last-minute changes would be paid for.

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BRIEF-Protagonist Therapeutics Announces Final Phase 1 Study Results With Novel Hepcidin Mimetic, PTG-300

* PROTAGONIST THERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES FINAL PHASE 1 STUDY RESULTS WITH NOVEL HEPCIDIN MIMETIC, PTG-300

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NFL-Cardinals' coach unsure if running back Peterson will play again this season

(Reuters) - Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says he has "no idea" whether veteran running back Adrian Peterson will play again this season.

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Republicans forge tax deal, final votes seen next week

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

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Seasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought -U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as 646,000 people are dying globally from seasonal influenza each year, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, a rise from earlier assessments of the disease's death toll.

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

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

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Republicans reach deal on final tax legislation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans have reached a deal on final tax legislation, the top Senate Republican tax writer said on Wednesday, an achievement that would clear the way for final votes in the Senate and House of Representatives next week.

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Republicans rush to nail down tax deal as Trump readies final push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans scrambled on Wednesday to hammer out a final tax bill, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared to make his closing arguments in a speech promoting the party's plan to slash taxes for corporations and wealthy Americans.

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BRIEF-Plains All American Pipeline Announces Open Season For Permian Basin To Corpus Christi Pipeline

* PLAINS ALL AMERICAN PIPELINE ANNOUNCES OPEN SEASON FOR PERMIAN BASIN TO CORPUS CHRISTI PIPELINE

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Trump to make final tax push as Republican negotiators near deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will make a final push on Wednesday to shepherd a Republican tax overhaul over the finish line, hosting congressional negotiators for lunch before delivering a speech in which he will make his closing arguments for the legislation.

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Exxon deal aside, tough proxy season looms at U.S. energy firms

BOSTON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Climate activists said on Tuesday they would take a tough shareholder resolution off the table at Exxon Mobil Corp after the company agreed to provide new details about how climate change could affect its business.

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UPDATE 1-Exxon deal aside, tough proxy season looms at U.S. energy firms

BOSTON/HOUSTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Climate activists said on Tuesday they would take a tough shareholder resolution off the table at Exxon Mobil Corp after the company agreed to provide new details about how climate change could affect its business.

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Republicans Nearing Agreement on Final Tax Bill

Senator John Cornyn said a deal to reconcile the House and Senate tax bills could be reached on Tuesday.

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The 11 weird moments at Roy Moore's final campaign rally

Roy Moore's final rally Monday night in the Alabama Senate race was everything you might expect it to be -- a political circus, with Steve Bannon, the one-time chief strategist in the Trump White House, serving as ringmaster.

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U.S. safety board to review final report on 2015 El Faro sinking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. safety officials were due to meet on Tuesday to discuss their final report on the 2015 sinking of the El Faro freighter, which killed all 33 crew members in the worst cargo shipping disaster involving a U.S.-flagged vessel in more than three decades.

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BRIEF-Bookrunner Says Detsky Mir Final Deal Size Expected To Be 46.5mm Shares in accelerated bookbuilt offering

* BLOCK TRADE - DETSKY MIR: BOOKRUNNER SAYS TRANSACTION EXPECTED TO PRICE AT RUB 90 PER SHARE; FINAL DEAL SIZE EXPECTED TO BE 46.5MM SHARES AT THIS PRICE‍​ Further company coverage:

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Turkey, Russia will meet to finalize S-400 defense deal in coming week

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and Russian officials will meet to finalize Turkey's S-400 surface-to-air missile systems deal in the coming week, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

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Eagles QB Wentz out for season with torn ACL

(The Sports Xchange) - Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season and playoffs, coach Doug Pederson announced Monday.

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On Pro Football: With Carson Wentz Out for the Season, Eagles’ Dreams Turn to Dread

Wentz, who has led Philadelphia to an 11-2 record, left the game with a season-ending knee injury that upended the Eagles and the N.F.C. playoff race.

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BRIEF-Phillips 66, Enbridge Announce Open Season For West Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System

* PHILLIPS 66 AND ENBRIDGE ANNOUNCE OPEN SEASON FOR WEST TEXAS CRUDE OIL PIPELINE SYSTEM

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From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's Oval Office style dominated U.S. headlines in 2017, but readers were particularly perplexed by his use of the word "covfefe," in what turned out to be one of the oddest news stories of the year.

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GOP tax negotiators hammer out final bill details

When it comes to the GOP tax plan, lawmakers are in what one source described to CNN as "this bizarre moment where everyone knows this can and will get done, but nobody's really ready to actually get to that point yet."

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Senator Collins says undecided on final tax bill vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins, whose support was crucial in passing the Senate tax reform bill earlier this month, said on Sunday she has not yet decided whether she will back the final measure negotiated by House and Senate leaders.

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DNA Tattoos Are the Final Frontier of Love

A nifty new patented technology allows you to take your loved ones with you wherever and forever. Yes, even cats. Talk about “Winona Forever”!

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Iraq declares final victory over Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over Islamic State on Saturday after Iraqi forces drove its last remnants from the country, three years after the militant group captured about a third of Iraq's territory.

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Figureskating: Russia's Zagitova takes gold in debut Grand Prix Final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Russian teenager Alina Zagitova took gold in the women's skate at her debut Grand Prix Final on Saturday, while French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron ended the winning streak of Canadian team Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Opinion: Doom Season in Los Angeles

Fires burned here even before there was a city.

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BRIEF-Catalyst Midstream Partners Announces Binding Open Season for New Crude Oil Gathering System

* CATALYST MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, LLC ANNOUNCES BINDING OPEN SEASON FOR NEW CRUDE OIL GATHERING SYSTEM TO SERVE THE DELAWARE BASIN

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BRIEF-Platform Specialty Products Announces Final Results Of Cash Tender Offer

* PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FINAL RESULTS OF CASH TENDER OFFER AND CONSENT SOLICITATION FOR, AND COMPLETION OF THE REDEMPTION OF, ANY AND ALL OF ITS OUTSTANDING 10.375% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2021 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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'Big Little Lies' Season 2 is happening

No lie: "Big Little Lies" is officially coming back for another season.

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Figure skating: American Chen overcomes mistakes to win Grand Prix Final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Nathan Chen of the United States overcame an error-filled program including a fall to win the men's Grand Prix Final on Friday, beating hometown favorite Shoma Uno by half a point.

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Figureskating: Canada's Osmond takes surprise lead in Grand Prix Final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took a surprise lead in the women's short program at the Grand Prix Final on Friday, edging ahead of Russian teenager Alina Zagitova by less than a point.

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'The Crown' looks polished in regal 2nd season

The upper lips remain admirably stiff in "The Crown," but Season 2 takes what was a fine Netflix drama and polishes it to a high gloss -- presenting its stories more crisply, while providing a stronger showcase for its regal core cast.

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Flu season soars in the US

After a slow start in October, flu season in the United States is gaining speed, particularly in the South.

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Review: ‘The Crown’ Season 2 Takes the Queen From Crisis to Crisis

Netflix’s award-winning series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II covers war, sex and the difficulties of managing a royally messed up family.

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Figure skating: Chen edges Uno for lead in Grand Prix final

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Nathan Chen of the United States edged Japan’s Shoma Uno in the men’s short program to take the lead at the Grand Prix final on Thursday, setting up a showdown between the two jumping powerhouses two months before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Nepal votes in final round of polls at the end of long democratic transition

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis began voting in the final round of parliamentary elections on Thursday, a key step to complete a near decade-long democratic transition after the abolition of the centuries-old monarchy and the end of a civil war against Maoist guerrillas.

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Netflix for Jazz? Quincy Jones’s Qwest TV Takes Concerts and Films Digital

The jazz impresario’s latest project will offer high-definition streaming of jazz concerts and documentaries.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In His Final Fiction, Sam Shepard Chases Familiar Themes

“Spy of the First Person,” about a dying man, is shot through with dread and decay but has parched humor as well.

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‘The Crown’: A Look Back at Season 1 and the History Behind It

Here’s an episode-by-episode summary of Season 1 of “The Crown,” and a survey of how some of the historical events were covered in The New York Times.

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Congress tax negotiators may have final bill before Dec. 22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress may be able to wrap up tax negotiations before Dec. 22 and send a final bill to President Donald Trump, Republican Senator John Cornyn said on Wednesday.

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Britain has not yet decided on final Brexit aims: Hammond

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday that the government had not yet decided what it wants from a final Brexit agreement with the European Union because it is still waiting to clear preliminary negotiations with Brussels.

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Alabama Democrat turns up attacks on Roy Moore in Senate race's final stretch

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Reuters) - Name-calling is not unusual in U.S. politics. But "child abuser" is not usually one of the names.

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Review: With ‘Dark,’ Netflix Delivers Science Fiction With European Roots

The streaming service’s first German production plays like a slower, artsier, more complicated take on “Stranger Things.”

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Ricciardo is Formula One's pass master in a season of fewer moves

LONDON (Reuters) - Australian Daniel Ricciardo replaced Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen as Formula One's pass master in 2017 but the season saw half the number of overtaking moves following the introduction of faster and wider cars.

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Netflix drops Danny Masterson from 'The Ranch' comedy

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Actor Danny Masterson has been written out of the Netflix comedy series "The Ranch", the streaming company said on Tuesday. Netflix did not give a reason for Masterson's exit but Los Angeles police said in March that the actor, best known from "That 70s Show," was being investigated for alleged sexual assault of three women in the early 2000s. "As a result of ongoing discussions, Netflix and the producers have written Danny Master

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EU supervision at issue in final talks on new car rules

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Giving Brussels more supervision over national car regulators is a hurdle in talks this week to agree new EU rules after the Volkswagen scandal, with Germany and Italy opposed, according to EU documents and sources.

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Theater chain tries Netflix-like subscription plan

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‘House of Cards’ Will Star Robin Wright for Final Season

Ms. Wright will headline the hit Netflix show’s sixth and last season after Kevin Spacey was fired amid a series of sexual assault allegations.

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Final 'House of Cards' season to focus on Robin Wright after Spacey exit

(Reuters) - The final season of Netflix's political drama "House of Cards" will focus on Robin Wright's first female president character and will start production in 2018, following a hiatus after the exit of star Kevin Spacey, the company said on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-Final 'House of Cards' season to focus on Robin Wright after Spacey exit

Dec 4 (Reuters) - The final season of Netflix's political drama "House of Cards" will focus on Robin Wright's first female president character and will start production in 2018, following a hiatus after the exit of star Kevin Spacey, the company said on Monday.

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On Comedy: 4 Comedy Specials to Watch: Seasoned Stand-Ups Making Debuts

Some of the funniest new stand-up is from veterans releasing their first specials or albums: Judah Friedlander, Michelle Wolf, Yamaneika Saunders and Shane Torres.

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Books News: A Final Work by Sam Shepard Reveals His Struggle With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The celebrated playwright spent the last months of his life working tirelessly on a final book, an intimate and philosophical look at his protagonist’s — and his own — health struggles.

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UPDATE 1-Netflix to start House of Cards production in 2018 without Kevin Spacey

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Monday the final season of "House of Cards" will start production in 2018 and will not star Kevin Spacey, who is facing a number of allegations of sexual misconduct.

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BRIEF-Breckenridge Pharmaceutical Announces Final Approval of ANDA Megestrol Acetate Oral Suspension

* BRECKENRIDGE PHARMACEUTICAL SAYS FDA GRANTED FINAL APPROVAL FOR ITS ABBREVIATED NEW DRUG APPLICATION FOR MEGESTROL ACETATE ORAL SUSPENSION

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Netflix to start House of Cards production in 2018 without Kevin Spacey

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Monday the final season of "House of Cards" will start production in 2018 and will not star Kevin Spacey. The final season will have eight episodes, the company said at a UBS media conference. (Reporting by Laharee Chatterjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Alden Bentley)

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Sen. Warner reserving 'final judgment' on collusion

Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) says he is reserving judgment on whether he thinks the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, but said he has never seen a political campaign with as much outreach to a foreign government.

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Leia leads resistance in Carrie Fisher's final 'Star Wars' film

LOS ANGELES, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Carrie Fisher's final performance as the beloved Leia in "Star Wars" puts the character on the front lines in a dark new chapter that reaches theaters this month, leaving a galactic hole to fill after the sudden death of the actress a year ago.

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Pope visits Bangladesh orphans on last day of trip headlined by Rohingya crisis

DHAKA (Reuters) - Pope Francis visited a home in Dhaka founded by Mother Teresa for orphans, unwed mothers and destitute elderly on Saturday as he wrapped up his trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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'Stranger Things' renewed by Netflix for Season 3

To the surprise of no one, Netflix's fan fave TV series "Stranger Things" is officially coming back for another season.

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Netflix's 'Dark' sheds light on global TV wave

Thanks to Netflix, other streaming services and cable networks with a huge appetite for scripted programming on a budget, the TV world keeps getting a little smaller.

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Macy's ups seasonal hiring after strong start to holidays

(Reuters) - Macy's Inc said on Friday said it had a strong start to the holiday shopping season and would hire an additional 7,000 temporary workers in anticipation of the demand continuing through Christmas.

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BRIEF-Macy’S To Hire Additional 7,000 Seasonal Associates In 2017

* MACY’S, INC. TO HIRE AN ADDITIONAL 7,000 SEASONAL ASSOCIATES IN 2017

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Seattle crush Houston to reach MLS Cup final

(Reuters) - The Seattle Sounders eased to a 3-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo in the second leg of their Major League Soccer Western Conference Championship on Thursday to set up a rematch of last year's MLS Cup final against Toronto FC.

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Alpine skiing: Austrian Mayer leads way in final downhill training

(Reuters) - Austrian Matthias Mayer set the tone for the World Cup downhill race in Beaver Creek by posting the fastest time in the final training run on the Birds of Prey course on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Bridgetex Pipeline To Further Expand, Launches Supplemental Open Season For Additional Capacity

* BRIDGETEX PIPELINE TO FURTHER EXPAND, LAUNCHES SUPPLEMENTAL OPEN SEASON FOR ADDITIONAL CAPACITY

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Final Brexit hurdle looks near impossible

Northern Ireland is becoming Brexit's square peg that refuses to squeeze into a round hole.

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The Pour: Five Wine Books to Give This Holiday Season

The top choices of this year’s wine books include an essential Champagne guide, an argument to organize wine by soil type and a thin volume of advice.

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Nine Women Accuse Israel Horovitz, Playwright and Mentor, of Sexual Misconduct

He was a charismatic father figure who nurtured young writers. But in incidents from the 1980s through 2016, the women describe a pattern of abuse and betrayal.

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Whew! That was some hurricane season

The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Thursday.

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Motor racing: Formula E season charges up with eyes to the future

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula E is trying to focus on the present but looking very much to the future as the electric racing series powers up for the start of season four in Hong Kong this weekend.

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What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu

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Kubica quick on final day of Williams test

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Poland's Robert Kubica kept on course for a Formula One comeback after ending the final test of the year on Wednesday with the quickest lap by a Williams driver.

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What's streaming on Netflix, Hulu in December

Tis the season to enjoy streaming.

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Non-drop shop: Christmas tree farmer prepares for seasonal rush

COLCHESTER, England (Reuters) - With Christmas around the corner, Wick Farm in Colchester, eastern England, is gearing up by harvesting its crop of fir trees.

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Opinion: This must be the final straw

The President of the United States woke up this morning and decided to retweet three videos from the account of Jayda Fransen -- the deputy leader of Britain First: a far-right, ultranationalist, neo-fascist hate group.

Social Conditions and Trends nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: ’Tis the Season to Assess Your Complicity in This Catastrophe

Dictionary.com’s word of the year for 2017 implicates us all.

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Sweet and sour: price rises hit seasonal Egyptian candies

TANTA, Egypt (Reuters) - The sugary sweets that form part of the annual celebrations of the Prophet Mohammad's birthday are a treat enjoyed by generations of Egyptian children, but price rises in the...

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More U.S. shoppers than expected kick off holiday spending season

CHICAGO (Reuters) - More than 174 million U.S. shoppers made purchases over Thanksgiving weekend and Cyber Monday, the National Retail Federation said on Tuesday, beating the industry group's expectations and signaling a strong start to the holiday quarter.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

As President Is Finally Inaugurated, Kenyans Are Feeling Economic Pain

Kenya’s protracted election badly hit the economy, affecting people across the social spectrum.

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BRIEF-Broadcom finalizing candidates for full Qualcomm slate- CNBC,citing sources‍​

* BROADCOM FINALIZING CANDIDATES FOR FULL QUALCOMM SLATE- CNBC,CITING SOURCES‍​

Sex nytimes.com

Finally Putting Some Fun in Erectile Dysfunction

Shove over, silver foxes! Cloud pharmacies will save millennial men from shame, sending trendy boxes of Viagra and hair-loss cures direct to home.

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U.S. Labor Department delays final part of fiduciary rule

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor issued an 18-month-delay on Monday for key parts of its retirement rule, including one that would require brokers to ask clients if they feel that...

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Russia toppled from Sochi 2014 medals first place but final count unknown

BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia have been knocked off the medals top spot for the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics after five more athletes received lifetime Games bans on Monday over doping violations at those Olympics, but the final medal count could be months or even years away.

Smoking and Tobacco nytimes.com

Tokyo Journal: Tokyo, Once a Cigarette Haven, Could Finally Kick Out the Smokers

A no-smoking ordinance being considered by the city raises the question of whether the famously rule-abiding Japanese would obey it.

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Alpine skiing: Jansrud wins first Super-G of season at Lake Louise

(Reuters) - Kjetil Jansrud won the first Super-G of the season at Lake Louise on Sunday, besting a duo of Austrians and his Norwegian team mates for his 10th World Cup title in the event.

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Bottas makes Hamilton settle for second in F1 finale

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as Mercedes wrapped up another triumphant Formula One season with a one-two finish and four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton having to settle for second.

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What to watch: Trump's final tax reform push

Trump's tax reform push, court changes, the CFPB controversy, sex harassment conversations on the Hill, and CHIP's future--it's all on Inside Politics.

Subways nytimes.com

A Tired Brooklyn Transit Hub Is Finally Getting Attention

New York City officials aim to transform Broadway Junction from a pass-through to a destination stop with offices, stores, restaurants and other amenities.

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Final round flop sums up 'indifferent' season for Day

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former world number one Jason Day felt the final round two-over-par 73 that dashed his hopes of a maiden Australian Open title on Sunday pretty much summed up his disappointing 2017 season.

Political Prisoners nytimes.com

News Analysis: In China, the Brutality of ‘House Arrest’

A new book provides first-person accounts of rights activists and political dissidents detained in secret prisons under China’s criminal code.

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France win doubles move 2-1 ahead in Davis Cup final

LILLE, France (Reuters) - France moved one step closer to a 10th Davis Cup title when Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Ruben Bemelmans and Joris De Loore 6-1 3-6 7-6(2) 6-4 to give the hosts a 2-1 lead in the final against neighbors Belgium on Saturday.

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Motor racing: Bottas denies Hamilton the final pole of 2017

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas denied quadruple world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton the final pole position of the Formula One season on Saturday, leading a Mercedes one-two in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying.

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Golf: Day to take one-shot lead into final day of Australian Open

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former world number one Jason Day will take a one-stroke lead into the final day of the Australian Open after firing up on the back nine and shooting a third-round two-under 69 in tricky conditions on Saturday.

Italy nytimes.com

Italy, Bracing for Electoral Season of Fake News, Demands Facebook’s Help

As a crucial election nears, leaders like Matteo Renzi are on high alert for fake news and foreign meddling.

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Crucial holiday season begins for battered retailers

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Tsonga win leaves France-Belgium Davis Cup final all-square

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga demolished Steve Darcis 6-3 6-2 6-1 to bring France level at 1-1 with Belgium after the first day of the Davis Cup final on Friday.

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BRIEF-KKR said latest offer price for Hitachi Kokusai is final - Hitachi Kokusai

* KKR said latest offer price for Hitachi Kokusai is final and won't be changed - Hitachi Kokusai Source text in Japanese: [http://apac1.apps.cp.extranet.thomsonreuters.biz/Apps/news-monitor ] Further company coverage: (Reporting by Junko Fujita)

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BRIEF-Morguard announces filing of final base shelf prospectus

* Morguard Corporation announces filing of final base shelf prospectus

Hotels and Travel Lodgings nytimes.com

Final Nights at the Trump SoHo Before Trump Checks Out

At the hotel, which has struggled financially and will soon excise the Trump name, some guests loved the brand, while others were there for the discounted rooms.

Television nytimes.com

With ‘Dark,’ a German Netflix Series, Streaming Crosses a New Border

While the new show may have elements of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and “The OA,” its creators say it’s uniquely German.

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France drop Benneteau, Mahut for Davis Cup final

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Doubles specialists Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau were omitted from the France team to play Belgium in the Davis Cup final starting on Friday.

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France drop Benneteau and Mahut for Davis Cup final

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Doubles specialists Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau have been omitted from the France team to play Belgium in the Davis Cup final starting on Friday.

Shopping and Retail nytimes.com

Retailers’ Recipe for the Holidays: Big Sales; Fewer Seasonal Workers

Except for Amazon, most major retailers have scaled back plans for hiring temporary employees during the year’s biggest shopping season, and Walmart is adding almost none.

Television nytimes.com

Review: ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ on Netflix Is a Bold Reboot From Spike Lee

The director has remade his breakthrough film as a streaming series, and this time Nola Darling’s work is as important as her love life.

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Motor racing: Bragging rights and money at stake in F1 finale

LONDON (Reuters) - The Formula One season winds up in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with both titles won, Lewis Hamilton aiming to close the year on a winning note and big money still at stake for those further down the paddock pecking order.

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2018 favorite Medvedeva has broken foot, may miss GP Final

(Reuters) - Evgenia Medvedeva, widely seen as the favorite for gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, is nursing a broken foot and could miss next month's Grand Prix Final, the Russian figure skater has said.

Television nytimes.com

Review: Netflix’s ‘Godless,’ a Western With a Little Bit of Everything

A new Netflix mini-series stars Jeff Daniels and Michelle Dockery in a story of revenge, religion and a frontier town populated almost entirely by women.

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Iraq to declare final victory over Islamic State after desert campaign

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday Islamic State had been defeated from a military perspective but he would only declare final victory after IS militants were routed in the desert.

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BRIEF-Netflix and Deutsche Telekom strike international partnership‍​

* NETFLIX AND DEUTSCHE TELEKOM STRIKE INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP

Reich, Robert B nytimes.com

Robert Reich, a Multiplatform Gadfly, Comes to Netflix

A social media star, the former labor secretary extends his critique of big money’s influence on politics with a new documentary, “Saving Capitalism.”

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This NBA season: Four things to know

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BRIEF-BonTerra completes all-season exploration camp to support expanding resource development program at Gladiator gold project

* BonTerra completes all-season exploration camp to support expanding resource development program at Gladiator gold project Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Nascar Season Ends at a Crossroad With Star Drivers Departing

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth and Danica Patrick are leaving full-time racing, and others are facing pay cuts and a dearth of sponsorships in 2018.

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Dimitrov comes of age to win ATP Finals title

LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career and sent out a huge statement of intent as the stylish Bulgarian beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday.

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Dimitrov edges Goffin to win ATP Finals title

LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals title at the first time of asking on Sunday.

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Kontinen and Peers retain ATP Finals doubles crown

LONDON (Reuters) - Finland's Henri Kontinen and Australian partner John Peers won the doubles title at the ATP Finals for the second year running when they beat world number one duo Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-4 6-2 on Sunday.

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Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

The government and Tepco officials designed radiation-hardened machines to search for the fuel that escaped the plant’s ruined reactors.

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Goffin stuns Federer to set up London final against Dimitrov

LONDON (Reuters) - As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final.

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Seahawks' Chancellor injured, expected to miss rest of season

(The Sports Xchange) - Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a neck injury, according to multiple reports Saturday.

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Goffin stuns Federer to reach London final

LONDON (Reuters) - Belgium's David Goffin pulled off a huge shock to beat six-times champion Roger Federer 2-6 6-3 6-4 in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Saturday.

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Bryan brothers exit ATP Finals after surprise loss

LONDON (Reuters) - Four-times ATP Finals doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan bowed out of the tournament after a surprise 6-4 6-4 defeat by alternates Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic on Friday.

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Federer awaits after Goffin completes unusual semi-final cast

LONDON (Reuters) - At the start of the year there would have been long odds on Jack Sock, Grigor Dimitrov and David Goffin all earning enough points to qualify for the ATP Finals, let alone reaching the last four.

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When harassment allegations don't make headlines

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Tennis: Time up for Thiem as Goffin reaches semi-finals

LONDON (Reuters) - David Goffin recovered from a slow start to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-1 on Friday and set up a last-four clash with Roger Federer at the ATP Finals.

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'Mudbound' lifts Netflix with look at race, class divides

Elevating Netflix's theatrical game, "Mudbound" is a powerful and absorbing film, one that does a splendid job of preserving its literary voice while painting a densely layered portrait of two families -- one white, one black -- in World War II-era Mississippi.

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Netflix's Marvel antihero 'The Punisher' explores the toll of violence

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Frank Castle, the vigilante sniper assassin at the center of Netflix Inc's new Marvel series "The Punisher," is neither a hero nor a villain. He is a man in pain.

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One in three U.S. adults to avoid talking politics over holiday season: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans will sit down next week for what has become a holiday tradition in the United States: tiptoeing through a turkey dinner without mentioning the president.

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1 in 3 adults to avoid talking politics over holiday season

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans will sit down next week for what has become a holiday tradition in the United States: tiptoeing through a turkey dinner without mentioning the president.

Fever nytimes.com

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

This season spares few between now and spring. Here’s how to build a survival kit to get you through unscathed.

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White House says elephant trophy decision not yet finalized

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

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What’s New on Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime This Weekend

Choose between a “Daredevil” spinoff, a comedy starring Jenny Slate, a tender romantic drama and more this weekend.

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Sante! France welcomes start of Beaujolais Nouveau wine season

PARIS (Reuters) - Early-morning parties, parades and lots of raised glasses marked the release of the 2017 Beaujolais Nouveau wine across France on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $1 bln multifamily K-deal backed by seasoned loans

* Freddie Mac prices $1 billion multifamily K-deal backed by seasoned loans

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Allyson Felix eyes Tokyo 400m gold as final farewell

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - American sprinter Allyson Felix, the most decorated woman in Olympic and world championship history, is eyeing a final shot at the one major medal to elude her – Olympic 400 meters gold.

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Final death toll from London's Grenfell Tower fire is 71: police

LONDON (Reuters) - The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower social housing block in London in June is 71, police said on Thursday after five months of painstaking search and recovery operations.

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U.S. delivery companies dig deep to hire holiday season help

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The tightest U.S. labor market this century is putting pressure on margins for freight haulers and warehouse operators as they bid for hundreds of thousands of workers to move packages during the peak holiday period.

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Tennis: Dimitrov thrashes Goffin to reach semi-finals

LONDON (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov outclassed Belgium's David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to race into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-CBS Corp sets final exchange ratio of 5.6796 for CBS radio exchange offer

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached

* SoftBank may not invest if not satisfied with share price terms

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UPDATE 1-SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached

* SoftBank may not invest if not satisfied with share price terms

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SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday that it was considering investing in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] but there was no final agreement at this stage.

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Injured Nadal pulls out ATP Finals

LONDON (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal pulled out of the season-ending ATP Finals on Monday after being hampered by a knee injury during his round-robin defeat by Belgian David Goffin.

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Keeping Score: Can the Browns Win a Game This Season?

Cleveland is 0-9. And with the schedule it has left, an 0-16 finish is looming.

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Amazon says Australia launch imminent ahead of spending season

* Company has "many thousand" registered sellers in Australia

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Federer opens ATP Finals bid with victory over Sock

LONDON (Reuters) - Aiming to end a sensational year as he began it, Swiss master Roger Federer opened his bid for a seventh ATP Finals title with 6-4 7-6(4) victory over American debutant Jack Sock on Sunday.

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Merkel urges compromises as coalition talks enter final stretch

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged party leaders negotiating a tricky three-way coalition government to show more willingness to compromise, as support for her conservative bloc plunged to the lowest level in more than six years.

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Sasnovich downs Stephens to draw Belarus level in final

MINSK (Reuters) - Aliaksandra Sasnovich came from behind to beat U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens 4-6 6-1 8-6 and draw Belarus level at 2-2 with the United States in the Fed Cup final on Sunday, forcing a deciding doubles encounter.

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Figure skating: Virtue, Moir glide to victory in Japan, clinch final berth

TOKYO (Reuters) - A confident Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir spun to ice dance gold in Japan's grand prix event on Sunday for their second podium-topping finish, clinching a place in next month's final.

Netflix Inc nytimes.com

Loose Ends: ‘What Should I Watch on Netflix?’: A New Original Series

The golden age of television isn’t always so shiny.

Tiffany & Company nytimes.com

Where to Go Now: Finally, You Can Have Breakfast at Tiffany

Tiffany & Co. opened the first-ever café at its flagship New York store, where visitors can now have breakfast and channel Audrey Hepburn.

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Rublev thrashes Coric, sets up Chung rematch in Next Gen final

MILAN (Reuters) - Top seed Andrey Rublev crushed a demoralized Borna Coric on Friday and must and now try to stop undefeated South Korean Chung Hyeon to win the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals title.

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Rublev thrashes Coric to reach Next Gen final

MILAN (Reuters) - Top seed Andrey Rublev crushed a demoralized Borna Coric to reach the final of the Next Gen ATP Finals on Friday.

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Comedian Louis C.K.'s film, Netflix special, scrapped after misconduct claims

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The release of the comedian Louis C.K.'s film "I Love You Daddy" was scrapped on Friday and Netflix Inc canceled a planned special with the comedian following allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

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Nadal says cannot guarantee will be fit for ATP Finals

LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal said on Friday that he still cannot guarantee he will play in London's ATP Finals starting this weekend.

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UPDATE 1-Comedian's film, Netflix special, scrapped after misconduct claims

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The release of the comedian Louis C.K.'s film "I Love You Daddy" was scrapped on Friday and Netflix Inc canceled a planned special with the comedian following allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

Movies nytimes.com

Louis C.K. Movie and Netflix Special Canceled After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The distributor of the film, “I Love You, Daddy,” said that it would cancel its release. The announcement came a day after a report alleging Louis C.K. had engaged in sexual misconduct.

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Vandeweghe to open against Sasnovich in Fed Cup final

(Reuters) - CoCo Vandeweghe will open the United States' bid to win the Fed Cup for the first time in 17 years when she takes on Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the first rubber on Saturday.

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Trump's abroad but headlines are at home

When President Donald Trump awoke on his first day in Asia to news that a gunman had massacred more than two dozen people at a church in Texas, it presaged a week of events back home that -- in a well-worn pattern -- have overshadowed his attempts at diplomacy abroad.

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CBS' buyout of Australia's Ten Network nears final hurdle

SYDNEY, Nov 10 (Reuters) - CBS Corp's buyout of embattled Australian broadcaster Ten Network Holdings won approval from an Australian court on Friday, leaving only sign-off from the nation's securities regulator before the deal is done.

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Nadal confident of being fully fit at ATP Finals

(Reuters) - World number one Rafa Nadal is confident he will be "100 percent fit" at the ATP Finals event in London as he continues to recover from a knee injury.

Air Pollution nytimes.com

In Lahore, Pakistan, Smog Has Become a ‘Fifth Season’

Delhi’s pollution has made headlines in recent days, but experts say the air in Pakistan’s second-largest city rivals the Indian capital’s for toxicity.

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Fowler makes solid start to season at Mayakoba

(Reuters) - Rickie Fowler made a solid start to his season by carding a bogey-free, six-under-par 65 on Thursday that left him three shots back of leader Patton Kizzire after the first round of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

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Mexico's Alpek says entered final talks over power plants sale

MEXICO CITY, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Mexico's Alpek said on Thursday that it had entered into a 60-day period with ContourGlobal to negotiate final agreements for potential sale of cogeneration power plants in Mexico. (Reporting by Mexico City Newsroom)

Art nytimes.com

art review: Michelangelo Is the Divine Star of the Must-See Show of the Season

The Metropolitan Museum’s show of 133 drawings by the Renaissance artist, the largest ever assembled, is a tour de genius — the evolution of Michelangelo as deity and brand.

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Apple finally fixes "i" autocorrect issue

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. sets final anti-subsidy duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday said it set final anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. sets final anti-subsidy duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday said it set final anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Is tax reform the final straw for alimony?

NEW YORK(Reuters) - As soon as the House of Representatives' proposed tax reform bill had hit the news, divorce lawyer Malcolm Taub's phone started to buzz.

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U.S. sets final anti-subsidy duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday set final anti-subsidy duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia, the National Biodiesel Board said.

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Reaching ATP Finals like winning a tournament, says Zverev

MILAN (Reuters) - Germany's Alexander Zverev says he has only played one really bad match during a sensational season.

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Canada's Quebec looks to impose sales tax on Netflix, others: report

TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Quebec has told Ottawa it will impose a sales tax on online companies, such as video streaming service Netflix Inc , and called on the federal government to reconsider its own decision not to do the same, La Presse newspaper reported on Wednesday.

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Flu season is here, and experts are concerned

Last year's seasonal flu vaccine effectiveness was just 42%, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated. Even if vaccinated, people had inadequate protection against the flu.

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Congress finalizes $700 billion defense spending plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of U.S. congressional defense committees said on Wednesday they supported a plan for $700 billion in defense spending in fiscal year 2018, backing President Donald Trump's call for a boost for the military. 

Computer and Video Games nytimes.com

Our Guide to the Holiday Season’s Biggest Video Games and Consoles

The industry is pushing out a diverse lineup of titles and promoting new consoles to compete for people’s wallets.

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Final three African soccer World Cup slots to be settled

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Senegal and Tunisia are on the brink of qualification for next year's World Cup finals but the tussle between the Ivory Coast and Morocco is set for a dramatic finale in Abidjan at the weekend.

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Federer to face Zverev in ATP Tour Finals

LONDON (Reuters) - Six-times champion Roger Federer was paired in the same group as German debutant Alexander Zverev for next week's ATP Tour Finals when the draw was made in host city London on Wednesday.

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Azarenka to miss Fed Cup final over custody battle

(Reuters) - Victoria Azarenka will miss this week's Fed Cup final in Minsk against the United States due to an ongoing custody battle with her baby son's father, the former world number one said on Tuesday.

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Whitecap among final-round bidders for Cenovus' Weyburn asset -sources

TORONTO/NEW YORK, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Canada's Whitecap Resources Inc and at least three other companies have submitted final-round bids for Cenovus Energy Inc's Weyburn oil facility in a deal that could fetch about C$1 billion ($782 million), people familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

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EU at impasse before final push to clinch carbon market reform

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU negotiators are split over the uses of a new clean technology fund ahead of talks on carbon market reforms on Wednesday, with the bloc keen for a deal this week to show leadership at U.N. climate talks in Bonn.

Louvre Museum nytimes.com

The Louvre Abu Dhabi Lets in Light and, Finally, the Public

After delays, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, created by architect Jean Nouvel is about to open.

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U.S. department stores tap brakes on stocking for holiday season

CHICAGO (Reuters) - This holiday season, retailers are making a list, checking it twice, and then ordering less for U.S. shoppers. With foot traffic at their stores in decline, department stores that would have stocked up for the biggest shopping season of the year months ago are still in the process of placing new orders, according to nearly a dozen sources including company officials, vendors who work with the retailers and consultants who advise such chains.

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BRIEF-Softbank CEO: Finalising conditions for investment in Uber but conditions need to be met

* Sprint Corp, T-Mobile US Inc merger would have meant a loss of control

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Toronto and Columbus advance to MLS Eastern final

(Reuters) - Top-seeded Toronto FC advanced to Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference final on the away goals rule despite losing 1-0 to the New York Red Bulls in a tempestuous home leg of their semi-final on Sunday.

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Toronto beat Red Bulls over two legs to reach MLS Eastern final

(Reuters) - Toronto FC paid a heavy price while advancing on Sunday to the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference final.

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Sock snatches last ATP Finals spot with Paris title

PARIS (Reuters) - American Jack Sock snatched the last spot in the eight-man field for the season-ending ATP Finals when he beat Serbian qualifier Filip Krajinovic 5-7 6-4 6-1 to win the Paris Masters title on Sunday.

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Tennis: Sock snatches last ATP Tour finals spot with Paris title

PARIS (Reuters) - American Jack Sock clinched the last qualifying spot for the ATP Tour finals when he beat Serbian qualifier 5-7 6-4 6-1 in the Paris Masters final on Sunday.

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Tennis: Sock on the brink of Tour finals with win in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Jack Sock ended local favorite Julien Benneteau's run at the Paris Masters with a 7-5 6-2 victory to reach the final and move to the brink of an ATP Finals spot on Saturday.

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Tennis: Sock on the brink of Tour finals with Paris win

PARIS (Reuters) - Jack Sock ended local favorite Julien Benneteau's run at the Paris Masters with a 7-5 6-2 victory to reach the final and move to the brink of an ATP Finals spot on Saturday.

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Tennis: Qualifier Krajinovic stuns Isner to reach Paris final

PARIS (Reuters) - Serbian qualifier Filip Krajinovic ended John Isner's hopes of qualifying for the ATP Tour finals when he stunned the American ninth seed 6-4 6-7(2) 7-6(5) to reach the Paris Masters final on Saturday.

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Tennis: Vandeweghe to meet Goerges in WTA Elite Trophy final

ZHUHAI, China (Reuters) - Second-seeded CoCo Vandeweghe will clash with German Julia Goerges in the WTA Elite Trophy final after they registered identical straight-set wins in their respective semi-final matches on Saturday.

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UPDATE 2-Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc severed ties on Friday with Kevin Spacey, one of its biggest stars and the lead in its popular drama "House of Cards," after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against the Oscar-winning actor.