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BRIEF-Fitch Says Overcapacity, Online Shift Differentiate EU, U.S. Retail

* FITCH SAYS OVERCAPACITY, ONLINE SHIFT DIFFERENTIATE EU, U.S. RETAIL

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Target buys same-day delivery service

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BRIEF-Target To Buy Same-Day Delivery Platform Shipt Inc For $550 Mln

* TARGET CORP SAYS AGREED TO BUY SHIPT INC, AN ONLINE SAME DAY DELIVERY PLATFORM, FOR $550 MILLION IN CASH

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After fires, Southern California faces risk of mudslides

CARPINTERIA, Calif./LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters in Southern California are slowly gaining control of one of the largest wildfires in state history, but residents may not enjoy much relief as experts said the flames are laying the groundwork for the next disaster - mudslides.

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Cycling: Froome faces tough questions after positive Vuelta test

LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome could potentially be stripped of his Vuelta a Espana title after a urine test he gave during the race in September showed excessive levels of an asthma medication.

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UK's May faces parliamentary showdown with Brexit rebels

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's control of the Brexit process will undergo its stiffest parliamentary test yet on Wednesday, when she faces a showdown with rebels in her own party over the laws that will take Britain out of the European Union.

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Britain urged to prosecute social media firms over online abuse

LONDON (Reuters) - Social media companies should face prosecution for failing to remove racist and extremist material from their websites, according to a report by an influential committee.

Net Neutrality nytimes.com

Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet

While some technology companies used their websites to proclaim support for equal internet access, some of the giants, including Google and Microsoft, laid low.

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Europe's Unibail bids $16 billion for Westfield to counter online threat

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's biggest property firm Unibail-Rodamco is to buy U.S. and UK mall operator Westfield Corp for $16 billion, a defensive move to create a global leader in a sector grappling with the online shopping challenge led by Amazon .

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Irish start-up helps local shops compete with online giants

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Pointy, a Dublin-based firm with Silicon Valley backers, is solving the problem of how to make it easier for people to find products they want close to home, as shopping online gets easier but locating what you want locally remains elusive.

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European property giant makes $16 billion bet on U.S. shopping malls

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's biggest property group, has agreed to buy shopping mall owner Westfield Corp for $16 billion, marking the biggest takeover of an Australian company and a shift in global retail property to counter online shopping.

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BRIEF-Intrepid Announces Delivery Of New 777-300ER To Philippine Airlines​

* INTREPID AVIATION LTD - ‍INTREPID ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF NEW 777-300ER TO PHILIPPINE AIRLINES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Freely Available Online

The Harry Ransom Center in Texas has digitized and made available roughly half of the novelist’s archive, including a draft of an unpublished memoir.

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BRIEF-Seaspan Accepted Delivery Of Teu Containership MSC Madhu B

* ACCEPTED DELIVERY OF MSC MADHU B, AN 11000 TEU CONTAINERSHIP THAT WILL COMMENCE BAREBOAT CHARTER WITH MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING FOR 17 YEARS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Powell faces early test of policy view as tax cuts near approval

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Incoming Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell, chosen by U.S. President Donald Trump to keep the recovery humming, appears set to let an expected trillion=dollar tax cut run its course through the economy as weak wage growth and inflation buttress his view that the economy remains underpowered.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Stop the Manipulation of Democracy Online

There’s no panacea for the harm that propaganda, trolls and false news sites do to democracy, but education and public vigilance are essential.

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Passengers Face Hourslong Delays as Snowstorm Snarls Heathrow Airport

Passengers described scenes of confusion and frustration at Heathrow, one of the busiest airports in the world.

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Sirius XM faces celebrity backlash after Steve Bannon rejoins radio show

Steve Bannon's return to a radio hosting gig is kicking up some celebrity backlash.

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Shopping for someone who has everything?

There always seem to be a few people on your holiday gift list who already have it all. So much so that it doesn't matter if you're eyeing the latest iPhone X or some everyday cookware essentials -- they've already got them. It makes finding the perfect gift a real challenge.

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South Korea's Hyundai says faces headwinds from weaker yen next year

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean automakers face a major headwind from a weakening Japanese yen, which will boost rivals like Toyota Motor Corp. next year, a Hyundai Motor think tank said.

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U.S. Faces Withering Criticism at U.N. Over Jerusalem Decree

The denunciations on the 15-member United Nations Security Council left the United States isolated. But other than venting frustration, it is unclear what the council can do.

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EU's Vestager to meet Google's unhappy shopping rivals

BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will meet with foes of Alphabet unit Google amid mounting criticism that the company's proposal to treat competitors equally was not working out.

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UPDATE 1-SoftBank to invest $300 mln in food delivery firm DoorDash - Recode

Dec 7 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest around $300 million into DoorDash, a San Francisco-based food delivery startup, Recode reported.

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SoftBank to invest $300 million in food delivery firm DoorDash: Recode

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest around $300 million into DoorDash, a San Francisco-based food delivery startup, Recode reported.

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SoftBank to invest $300 mln in food delivery firm DoorDash - Recode

Dec 7 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest around $300 million into DoorDash, a San Francisco-based food delivery startup, Recode reported.

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BRIEF-SoftBank Is Preparing To Invest Around $300 Million Into The Food Delivery Startup Doordash- Recode, Citing Sources

* SOFTBANK IS PREPARING TO INVEST AROUND $300 MILLION INTO THE FOOD DELIVERY STARTUP DOORDASH- RECODE, CITING SOURCES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Walmex expands Wi-Fi in Mexican stores, pushing online shopping

MEXICO CITY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart de Mexico said on Thursday that it will install Wi-Fi throughout all but one of its chains in Mexico by next summer, in an attempt to collect user data and drive online sales by familiarizing shoppers with technology.

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U.S. delays rule on methane emissions from federal lands

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will delay an Obama-era rule limiting emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on federal and tribal lands, it said on Thursday, a move slammed by environmentalists.

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France's Ubisoft delays three releases, back catalog sales remain strong

(Reuters) - French video game producer Ubisoft said on Thursday it was delaying the release of three games and lowering its 2017/18 sales goals while raising its targeted profit margin.

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WikiLeaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said.

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Ubisoft delays three releases, lowers 2017/2018 sales outlook

(Reuters) - French video game producer Ubisoft said on Thursday it was delaying the release of three games and lowering its 2017/18 sales outlook.

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Trump faces off with Democrats over potential government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown.

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ITER nuclear fusion project faces delay over Trump budget cuts

PARIS (Reuters) - ITER, an international project to build a prototype nuclear fusion reactor in southern France, said it is facing delays if the Trump administration does not reconsider budget cuts.

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Democratic Senator Franken faces pressure to resign, announcement looms

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

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

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

Bitcoin (Currency) nytimes.com

Coinbase: The Heart of the Bitcoin Frenzy

The San Francisco start-up has been at the center of the virtual currency boom. But like any young company, it is experiencing growing pains.

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Surging online orders slow Wal-Mart delivery network

SEATTLE/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that soaring online purchases have caused delays in its distribution network, reflecting the challenge retailers and delivery services face in handling strong peak-season ecommerce demand.

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Airbus faces hectic December to meet 2017 delivery goal

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus lagged Boeing in jet production and sales in the first 11 months of the year but left itself a shot at meeting full-year delivery targets after unblocking delayed engine supplies for its upgraded A320neo jet, company data showed on Wednesday.

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Trump's eldest son faces questions in Congress about Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., returned to Congress on Wednesday to face questions from lawmakers about alleged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion with Moscow by his father's presidential campaign.

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Volkswagen executive faces sentencing in U.S. emissions fraud case

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt will be sentenced in federal court in Detroit on Wednesday for his part in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion.

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Luxury brands lifted by EU court backing for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brands scored a landmark victory on Wednesday in their bid to stop retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay when Europe's top court backed their right to protect their image.

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Exclusive: Ford set for China tie-up with Alibaba to test online, direct auto sales - source

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is expected to sign as early as Thursday a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd which may allow the U.S. automaker to test selling cars to consumers in China through Alibaba's online retail arm Tmall, as well as via a new “auto vending machine” store concept, according to a Ford source familiar with the matter.

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Luxury brands boosted by court ruling for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brand owners scored an important victory on Wednesday in their bid to prevent retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay after Europe's top court said they have the right to do so to preserve their image.

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Luxury brands boosted by court ruling for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brand owners scored an important victory on Wednesday in their bid to prevent retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay after Europe's top court said they have the right to do so to preserve their image.

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UPDATE 1-Luxury brands boosted by court ruling for online sales ban

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Coty and other luxury brand owners scored an important victory on Wednesday in their bid to prevent retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay after Europe's top court said they have the right to do so to preserve their image.

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Europe's top court says Coty can impose online sales ban

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. cosmetics company Coty can block retailers from selling their products on online platforms, Europe's top court said on Wednesday.

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CORRECTED-Delivery Hero to place up to $810 million worth of shares

FRANKFURT, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Delivery Hero, the world's largest online takeaway food delivery group, said on Tuesday it would offer shares worth up to 686 million euros ($810 million) to investors, raking in cash to expand its business through takeovers.

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Banned From Winter Olympics, Russia Faces Greatest Sports Crisis Since Soviet Era

The decision carries the whiff of history, although back then the conflicts were rooted in political ideology rather than performance-enhancing drugs.

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UPS sees some delivery delays after surge in online holiday orders

(Reuters) - United Parcel Service said on Tuesday some deliveries were being delayed because of a surge in holiday online shopping orders during the peak shipping period.

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U.S. judge approves Toys 'R' Us bonus plan to spur holiday shopping

(Reuters) - Toys 'R' Us won court approval on Tuesday for plan to pay top executives up to $21 million in bonuses by arguing that the money will incentivize them to boost the bankrupt retailer's sales during the critical year-end shopping season.

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UPS faces delivery delays after online shopping frenzy

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BRIEF-Preferred Apartment Communities To Acquire Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center Through Subsidiary

* PREFERRED APARTMENT COMMUNITIES, INC. ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF A GROCERY-ANCHORED SHOPPING CENTER THROUGH ITS WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARY, NEW MARKET PROPERTIES, LLC

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UPDATE 1-Pizza Hut delivery in Phoenix: 'Would you like beer with that?'

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Pizza Hut on Tuesday began offering beer delivery in a downtown Phoenix restaurant as part of a larger test aimed at setting the chain apart from stronger rivals such as Domino's Pizza Inc.

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CORRECTED-Pizza Hut delivery in Phoenix: 'Would you like beer with that?'

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Pizza Hut on Tuesday began offering beer delivery in a downtown Phoenix restaurant as part of a larger test aimed at setting the chain apart from stronger rivals such as Domino's Pizza Inc.

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Delivery Hero to place $810 million worth of shares

FRANKFURT, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Delivery Hero, the world's largest online takeaway food delivery group, said on Tuesday it would offer shares worth 686 million euros ($810 million) to investors, raking in cash to expand its business through takeovers.

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Pizza Hut delivery in Phoenix: 'Would you like beer with that?'

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Pizza Hut on Tuesday began offering beer delivery in a downtown Phoenix restaurant as part of a larger test aimed at setting the chain apart from stronger rivals such as Domino's Pizza Inc.

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Wal-Mart to integrate physical, online units in Brazil

(Reuters) - The Brazilian unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has decided to integrate its physical retail and e-commerce activities, as well as expand its so-called online marketplace operations, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

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British PM May faces pressure to soften Brexit divorce after EU exit deal crumbles

LONDON (Reuters) - Just hours after a Brexit deal crumbled, British Prime Minister Theresa May came under pressure on Tuesday from opposition parties and even some allies to soften the EU divorce by keeping Britain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.

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Pizza Hut is testing beer and wine delivery

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Trump delays announcement on whether U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not announce a decision on Monday on whether he will again delay moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a White House spokesman said, despite Monday's deadline for doing so.

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Trump delays announcement on whether moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not announce a decision on Monday on whether or not he will again delay moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a White House spokesman said, despite Monday's deadline for doing so.

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REFILE-Europe's top court to rule whether luxury brands can deny shoppers right to buy online

BRUSSELS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Europe's top court will rule on Wednesday whether luxury brands can block retailers from selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay, a move which may end a decade-long battle that has split EU countries.

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Massachusetts Senate president steps aside as husband faces probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is taking a temporary leave of absence as his husband faces allegations that he used his political connections to sexually harass men.

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Healthcare prices hard to find online

Reuters Health - Consumers who search online for prices of common medical procedures may be disappointed by what they find, a U.S. study suggests.

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IOC faces tricky decision over possible Russia ban

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

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India fines Monsanto for delays in answering anti-trust questions

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's anti-trust regulator has fined Monsanto Co 15 million rupees ($233,000) for being too slow in replying to questions in a competition probe into the U.S. seeds company.

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Special Report: Hidden peril awaits China's banks as property binge fuels mortgage fraud frenzy

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Zhu Chenxia bought a flat early last year from Lei Yarong in the up-market Nanshan district of China's southern metropolis of Shenzhen, the two women drew up three purchase agreements to cover the deal.

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UPDATE 1-Growth, healing: New CEO faces twin tests at India's Infosys

MUMBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Investors on Monday cheered the appointment of Infosys Ltd's new chief executive, in hopes the Indian IT services firm can move past a costly boardroom spat, though questions remain over how the new boss will navigate strained corporate ties internally.

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UPDATE 3-Lexinfintech delays US IPO pricing as China reins in micro-loan sector -source

* New rules include ban on loans to borrowers with no income (Adds details on loans granted by Chinese micro lenders)

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Where do first amendment rights end online?

GoDaddy, Google, and Cloudflare have all cut ties with white supremacist website, The Daily Stormer. Where does your right to free speech end on the internet? CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin explains.

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UPDATE 2-Lexinfintech delays US IPO pricing as China reins in micro-loan sector -source

BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Chinese consumer lending firm Lexinfintech will delay the pricing of its planned Nasdaq IPO to conduct more due diligence, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said - a move that comes after Beijing issued new rules to tighten control of the micro-loan sector.

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Growth, healing: New CEO faces twin tests at India's Infosys

MUMBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - After well over a decade with Capgemini, Salil Parekh is returning home to head unsettled Indian software services firm Infosys, where he will seek to replicate his success in notching up record growth at the divisions he ran.

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Australia's Crown Resorts faces class action

(Reuters) - Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd on Monday said that Maurice Blackburn Lawyers had commenced a class action proceeding against Crown in the Federal Court of Australia.

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India's Wipro faces lawsuit from National Grid US

(Reuters) - Wipro Ltd , India's No.3 software exporter, said on Friday that it would challenge a lawsuit filed by National Grid US seeking damages of over $140 million related to a project that dates back to 2009.

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UPDATE 2-Australian delivery software startup inks Amazon, Yum deals; shares leap

* Expects over 250 mln deliveries a year through Yum deal (Recasts; adds investor comment, company background)

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U.S. military indefinitely delays ban on cluster bombs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon will indefinitely delay a ban on the use of older types of cluster bombs due to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019, officials say, arguing safety advances in munitions technology had failed to advance enough to replace older stockpiles.

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In court first, Swede jailed for rape of children online

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A man was jailed for 10 years for rape by a Swedish court on Thursday for forcing 27 children from the United States, Canada and Britain to perform sex acts on themselves or with other children that he viewed over the internet.

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Albright: US faces national security emergency with State Dept. vacancies

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright believes the US is facing a "national security emergency" because of the vacancies and staffing issues at the State Department.

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Europe's top biotech expects delays from drugs watchdog's HQ move

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's biggest biotechnology company, Denmark's Genmab, expects some delays to regional drug approvals as the European Medicines Agency is uprooted from London to Amsterdam.

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Congressman Conyers faces mounting pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure to resign on Wednesday, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step aside if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Congressman Conyers faces heightened pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure on Wednesday to resign, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step down if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Representative Conyers faces heightened pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure on Wednesday to resign, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step down if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Bodybuilding products sold online may be mislabeled or unsafe

(Reuters Health) - Many bodybuilding products sold online are mislabeled and contain unapproved drugs and other ingredients that may not be safe, a new study suggests.

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Hip fracture surgery delays tied to higher odds of death

(Reuters Health) - Many patients with fractured hips don’t get surgery quickly enough to avoid an increased risk of complications and death, a Canadian study suggests.

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Rebuking Uber Lawyers, Judge Delays Trade Secrets Trial

A letter written on behalf of a former Uber employee detailed secretive efforts inside the company to monitor competitors and hide information.

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U.S. judge says Uber withheld evidence, delays Waymo trial

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday said Uber Technologies Inc "withheld evidence from me" and granted a request from Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit to delay a trade secrets trial that had been scheduled to begin next week.

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Senate tax drama intensifies as bill faces key panel vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code headed toward a new drama on Tuesday in the Senate, where a pair of Republican lawmakers demanded changes to the party's tax bill in exchange for their help in moving the measure forward.

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Anglo-Dutch Unilever favors single home, but delays choice

LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever favours creating a single corporate structure, but is delaying a choice between its British and Dutch bases, the consumer goods group said on Tuesday, in part because of the heightened political sensitivity of the decision due to Brexit.

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UPDATE 2-Anglo-Dutch Unilever favours single home, but delays choice

* Says review ongoing and no deadline for a decision (Adds comments, bullet points)

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Unilever leans towards single structure, delays choice of location

LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever sees a single corporate structure as in the best interests of the company and its shareholders, but has not yet made a decision to pursue one, it said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Unilever leans towards single structure, delays choice of location

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Unilever sees a single corporate structure as in the best interests of the company and its shareholders, but has not yet made a decision to pursue one, it said on Tuesday.

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China partly lifts ban on group tours to South Korea, online curbs stay

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will allow travel agencies in Beijing and Shandong to partly resume sales of group tours to South Korea, in a sign of thawing relations between the nations that have been locked in a year-long diplomatic standoff.

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Mom faces felony charge after attempting to catch bullies in the act

A Virginia mother is being charged with a felony after she sent her 9-year-old daughter to school with a recorder to try to catch the students bullying the girl. CNN's Alison Kosik reports.

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As Sponsors Shy Away, FIFA Faces World Cup Shortfall

FIFA’s battered reputation is affecting its sponsorship program for next year’s World Cup. Several high-value slots remain empty with only six months to go.

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Trump's tax bill faces potential Senate Republican opposition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate Republican tax bill strongly backed by President Donald Trump faced potential opposition on Monday from two Republican lawmakers who could prevent the sweeping legislation from reaching the Senate floor.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

She Accused a Moroccan Pop Star of Rape. Online, She Was Vilified.

A young Frenchwoman has made an internet plea to clear her name and counter threats, opening a debate about sexual assault in the Arab world.

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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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University delays talk by ex-White House official after lawsuit threat

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts university delayed a planned talk on Monday by Anthony Scaramucci, who had a brief and tumultuous stint as White House spokesman, after he threatened to sue its student newspaper over a critical column.

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Exclusive: Cyber Monday showdown - Wal-Mart closes in on Amazon in online price war

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com Inc's online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the "low price leader" title.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings nytimes.com

Journalist Who Told Laquan McDonald’s Story Faces Fight Over Sources

Jamie Kalven exposed details of the Chicago police shooting of the teenager. Now lawyers are seeking his sources as the officer prepares to go on trial.

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Search for Argentine sub faces strong winds on 11th day of hunt

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The hunt for an Argentine submarine missing since Nov. 15 pressed on through gusting South Atlantic winds on Sunday while families of the 44 crew members tried to cling to hope despite tough search conditions and worries about the sub's air supply.

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Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.

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U.S. Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.

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Argentina faces 'hope and hopelessness' in submarine search

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - No sign of the Argentine submarine lost in the South Atlantic since Nov. 15 has been found despite a massive international search effort, while families of the 44 crew members face the increasing likelihood that their loved ones will never return.

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Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo faces corruption charges

HARARE (Reuters) - Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, among those detained by the military before Robert Mugabe resigned as president, was charged on Saturday with corruption, including trying to defraud the central bank in 2004.

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China online finance regulator tells unqualified micro-lenders to stop lending

BEIJING, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The National Internet Finance Association of China issued a risk warning letter late on Friday telling "unqualified institutions" to immediately stop offering loans as Beijing steps up a crackdown on the micro-loan sector to fend off financial risks.

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UPDATE 8-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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UPDATE 7-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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BRIEF-J C Penney says online traffic was up double digits for week of black friday‍​

* Says online traffic was up double digits for the week of black friday, with mobile accounting for the majority of visits to jcp.com‍​ ‍​ Source text : [ID:http://bit.ly/2iPAEW3] Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 5-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients.

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U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Online shopping scams to watch out for

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Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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BRIEF-Macy's CEO on CNBC says company has very robust online demand

* Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette on CNBC says Macy's is in a good place for holiday promotion‍​

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Black Friday deals lure some early U.S. shoppers, many buy online

CHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (Reuters) - Relatively few early-morning shoppers turned out on Black Friday to mark the start of the U.S. holiday shopping season, as more people picked up deals online and the traditional rush was split by stores opening the night before.

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RPT-U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

Nov 23 (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.

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U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

(Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.

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Pope faces diplomatic dilemma in Myanmar visit

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis visits Myanmar next week, a delicate trip for the world's most senior Christian to a majority Buddhist country accused by Washington of the "ethnic cleansing" of Muslim Rohingya people.

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Texas Congressman apologizes after nude image of himself surfaces

Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton on Wednesday apologized for not using "better judgment" while separated from his wife and in consensual relationships with women.

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You can buy a Boeing 747 online in China

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UPDATE 1-Singapore online gaming firm Sea's Q3 revenue up 4 pct

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Ltd reported a 4 percent rise in third-quarter revenue and a wider loss as it boosted marketing spending, in its first earnings report since going public in the United States in October.

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NYC terror attack suspect faces 22 charges

The suspect in New York's deadliest terror attack since 9/11 was indicted Tuesday on murder and terror-related charges, the US Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York said.

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Singapore online gaming firm Sea Ltd revenue rises 4 pct

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Sea Ltd, a Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce firm, reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly revenue.

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Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic faces verdict in genocide trial

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The U.N. tribunal on war crimes in former Yugoslavia hands down its final verdict on Wednesday in the genocide trial of Ratko Mladic, the ex-Bosnian Serb general accused of ordering the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica.

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Any Trump NAFTA withdrawal faces stiff court challenge: legal experts

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - With NAFTA talks grinding toward stalemate, U.S. President Donald Trump may be tempted to carry out his threat to withdraw from the trade pact, but legal experts say such a decision could be defeated, or delayed significantly by court challenges.

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Controversial sugar industry study resurfaces

Researchers have discovered a 1960s sugar industry-funded study that they say links a high-sugar diet to high blood cholesterol levels and cancer in rats. The study never published and has long been forgotten, until now.

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Just one password? Swiss groups plan single online identity

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumers will be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services under a project unveiled on Tuesday by nine big companies.

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EU agrees to end country-specific limits for online retailers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has agreed a plan obliging online retailers operating in the bloc to make electrical goods, concert tickets or car rental available to all EU consumers regardless of where they live.

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UPDATE 3-Campbell Soup warns of weak Q2 profit due to carrot supply delays

* Expects FY 2018 adj. EPS $2.95 to $3.02 vs. est of $3.05. (Adds Q2 profit expectations, CFO quote; updates share move)

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French shoppers to spend more online this Xmas compared to 2016

PARIS, Nov 21 (Reuters) - French shoppers plan on average to spend more on online sales this Christmas compared to a year ago, the country's Commerce Federation (Fevad) said on Tuesday, marking the latest sign of a gradual improvement in the economy.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces impeachment after military takeover

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces the start of impeachment proceedings on Tuesday that could see him ousted within the week, against the backdrop of a military takeover dubbed "Operation Restore Legacy".

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Poland faces 100,000 euros a day fine if it continues logging in forest

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's top court said on Monday Poland would be fined 100,000 euros ($117,000) a day if it did not stop large-scale logging in the Bialowieza forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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BRIEF-AT&T faces U.S. antitrust suit over Time Warner deal - Bloomberg‍​

* AT&T is said to be subject of U.S. antitrust announcement - Bloomberg, citing sources ‍​

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BRIEF-Golden Ocean issues new shares in connection with delivery of vessel

* Gogl - issuance of new shares in connection with delivery of vessel

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Germany Faces Prolonged Uncertainty After Coalition Talks Fail

The potential for instability would be a major blow to a European Union that is finally enjoying an economic revival.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Even Her Shopping Trips Require a Chaperone, So She Makes Them Last

Alice Brunn, 79, lost her vision in her 60s and can’t leave home unattended. When her son takes her out, she plans several stops along the way.

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Pinera wins first round of Chile election, faces runoff

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera will face center-left Senator Alejandro Guillier in a runoff for Chile's presidency next month, after a first round vote on Sunday that Pinera won, but with fewer votes than expected.

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UPDATE 5-Pinera wins first round of Chile election, faces runoff

* Conservative Pinera wins 36.6 pct, center-left Guillier 22.7 pct

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UPDATE 4-Pinera wins first round of Chile election, faces runoff

SANTIAGO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera will face center-left Senator Alejandro Guillier in a runoff for Chile's presidency next month, after placing first by a wide margin in Sunday's first-round election.

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Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - A preliminary deal to sell 36 A380s to Emirates blew up in an Airbus hospitality chalet moments before the Gulf carrier was expected to shower $30 billion on the planemaker and its U.S. rival Boeing at the start of last week's Dubai Airshow.

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His Daughter Graduates. He Faces Deportation.

Juan Rodriguez entered the U.S. illegally from El Salvador over a decade ago. Now, after years of checking in with immigration officers, he is told he will be deported as his daughter prepares to graduate from high school.

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Black Friday: Your ultimate holiday shopping guide

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South Carolina ex-cop faces December sentencing for motorist's shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former South Carolina police officer filmed as he fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in the back two years ago will be sentenced on Dec. 4 on a federal civil rights charge, court officials said on Friday.

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Spotify buys online recording studio Soundtrap

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Music streaming company Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday, declining to give financial details of the deal.

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China faces waste hangover after Singles' Day buying binge

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Singles' Day online discount sales bonanza on Saturday saw bargain-hungry buyers spend over $38 billion, flooding the postal and courier businesses with around 331 million packages - and leaving an estimated 160,000 tonnes of packaging waste.

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Cambodia faces U.S., EU action after banning opposition

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States stopped election support for Cambodia with a promise of more "concrete steps" and the European Union threatened vital trade preferences after the main opposition party to Prime Minister Hun Sen was banned.

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Cambodia faces U.S., EU action after banning opposition ahead of elections

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States promised "concrete steps" against Cambodia and the European Union threatened vital trade preferences after the Cambodian Supreme Court banned the main opposition party ahead of elections at the request of Prime Minister Hun Sen.

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Cambodia faces international action after banning opposition

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

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UPDATE 3-Venezuela ruled in default by trade group after bond payment delays

CARACAS, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Venezuela's cash-strapped leftist government has defaulted on sovereign debt and bonds issued by state oil firm PDVSA after failing to make timely payments, a New York-based derivatives group ruled on Thursday.

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BRIEF-SEARS TO OFFER BLACK FRIDAY PRICING ONLINE AT SEARS.COM​

* ‍SEARS AND KMART ALSO LOWERED MINIMUM PURCHASE THRESHOLD FOR FREE SHIPPING ON QUALIFYING ONLINE ORDERS TO $25​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Tax reform faces long road ahead in the Senate

House Republicans are hours away from fulfilling their pledge of a full-scale tax overhaul. But all eyes have already shifted to the Senate, where the reality of tax reform is starting to bubble up: It's complicated, it's difficult and, at some point, the cruise control would be flicked off and this would start to get real. Well, now it's getting real.

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Wal-Mart third-quarter sales boosted by hurricanes, online; shares jump

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 4.4 percent.

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UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart 3rd-qtr sales boosted by hurricanes, online; shares jump

CHICAGO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 4.4 percent.

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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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Ohio delays another execution after struggling to find vein

(Reuters) - The Ohio government delayed the planned execution of a 69-year-old convicted murderer on Wednesday after officials were unable to find a suitable vein in the inmate, who is sick with cancer and other diseases, the Columbus Dispatch newspaper reported.

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Astellas faces U.S. probe over patient assistance charity support

BOSTON (Reuters) - Astellas Pharma Inc has become the latest company to reveal it has become the subject of a U.S. probe into drugmakers' financial support of charities offering assistance to Medicare patients seeking help to cover out-of-pocket drug costs.

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BRIEF-Loblaw to begin Instacart home delivery of groceries - Conf Call‍​

* Will begin Instacart home deliveries on Dec 6 in Toronto, then Vancouver in January, expanding rapidly to new markets in 2018 - Conf Call‍​

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BRIEF-ChinaNet Online Holdings Q3 loss per share $0.17 from continuing operations

* ChinaNet Online Holdings reports third quarter 2017 financial results

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BRIEF-China Finance Online reports Q3 2017 results

* China Finance Online reports third quarter and first nine months of 2017 unaudited financial results

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'One Tree Hill' creator faces sexual harassment allegations

"One Tree Hill" creator Mark Schwahn has been accused of sexual harassment by former cast and crew members of the series.

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CORRECTED-Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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BRIEF-Sparton Corp awarded contracts for maritime payload delivery systems

* Sparton awarded contracts for maritime payload delivery systems

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General Electric faces long road to pruning assets

Nov 13 (Reuters) - General Electric Co CEO John Flannery faces a tight two-year race to shed more than $20 billion in assets through dozens of deals and pare down the U.S. industrial conglomerate into three core businesses: power, aviation and healthcare.

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Veterans Claiming Disability Pay Face Wall of Denials and Delays

More than 470,000 veterans who have been denied benefits have appealed, but they face an antiquated system where processing cases can take years, even decades.

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Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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Google faces antitrust investigation in Missouri

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Missouri's attorney general said Monday his office would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google violated the state's consumer protection and antitrust laws.

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Weaker than ever, May faces test in UK parliament over Brexit plans

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint for Britain's exit from the European Union faces a crucial test starting on Tuesday, when lawmakers try to win concessions from a weakened leader on the government's legislation to sever ties.

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Australian publisher delays book alleging China influence in Australia

BEIJING (Reuters) - One of Australia's largest independent publishers said it decided to delay the publication of a book which alleges widespread Chinese government influence in Australian institutions due to legal concerns.

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Hariri warns Lebanon faces Arab sanctions risk, to return in days

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri warned on Sunday Lebanon was at risk of Gulf Arab sanctions because of the Shi'ite group Hezbollah's regional meddling and said he would return to Lebanon within days to affirm he had resigned as the country's prime minister.

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GE faces a big cash crunch

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China's JD.com, Alibaba rival, reports $19.1 billion in shopping event sales

BEIJING, Nov 12 (Reuters) - JD.com, China's e-commerce behemoth, said on Sunday that sales for Singles' Day - and its run-up - reached 127.1 billion yuan ($19.14 billion), up 50 percent from a year ago.

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China shopping festival smashes record with $25 billion haul

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said on Saturday its Singles' Day sales extravaganza hit $25.4 billion, smashing its own record from last year and cementing it as the world's biggest shopping event.

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UPDATE 4-China shopping festival smashes record with $25 bln haul

* More use of technology, fewer deals - analysts, shoppers (Adds final sales number)

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World's biggest shopping day sets new record

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China shopping festival smashes record at halfway mark

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said its Singles' Day sales surged past last year's total just after midday Saturday, hitting a record $18 billion, pointing to a likely giant haul for the world's biggest shopping event.

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UPDATE 3-China shopping festival smashes record at halfway mark

* More use of technology, but fewer deals - analysts, shoppers (Updates sales figure, adds new record being set)

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China's 24-hour online shopping binge nears $16 billion

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw its Singles' Day sales hit $16 billion by mid-morning on Saturday after racing to a billion dollars in just two minutes after the world's biggest shopping spree opened at midnight.

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UPDATE 2-China's 24-hour online shopping binge nears $16 bln

* More use of technology, but fewer deals expected (Updates sales volume figure)

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China faces historic corruption battle, ruling party's new graft buster says

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China must win its battle against corruption or face being erased by history, its new top graft buster said in an editorial on Saturday, underscoring the ruling Communist Party's focus on eliminating corrupt behavior.

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LinkedIn Faces Setback in China as It Runs Afoul of New Rules

The careers and networking service will no longer accept job ads from individuals in China, as Beijing cracks down on abusive pyramid schemes.

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Opinion: This is how you stop online exploitation of children

We are living in a truly remarkable era, in which each day seemingly brings a new technological innovation -- from health to education, communications to manufacturing -- that improves the lives of people around the world.

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China's 24-hour online shopping binge tops $1.5 billion in first three minutes

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said sales topped 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles' Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world's biggest shopping spree.

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China's deliverymen face robot revolution as parcel demand soars

* Executives say adoption quicker among Chinese firms vs West

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Google supports U.S. efforts to disclose buyers of online political ads

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit told U.S. election regulators in a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday that it "strongly supports" tightening rules on online political advertising as part of efforts to curtail "foreign abuse and influence" in elections.

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Tech stocks tug Wall Street lower; investors fret about U.S. tax cut delays

(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks dropped on Thursday, weighed down by losses in Microsoft and other technology issues, as investors turned their attention to a U.S. Senate Republican plan that would delay expected corporate tax cuts.

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US STOCKS-Tech stocks tug Wall St lower; investors fret about U.S. tax cut delays

* Indexes end down: Dow 0.43 pct, S&P 0.38 pct, Nasdaq 0.58 pct (Updates with detail on Nvidia's stock move)

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Tech tugs Wall Street lower, investors fret about tax cut delays

(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks dropped on Thursday, weighed down by losses in Microsoft and other technology issues as investors turned their attention to a U.S. Senate Republican plan that would delay corporate tax cuts that investors want very much.

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Tech pulls Wall Street lower, investors fret about tax cut delays

(Reuters) - Wall Street dropped on Thursday, weighed down by losses in Apple Inc and other technology stocks as investors turned their attention to a U.S. Senate Republican plan that would delay corporate tax cuts that investors want very much.

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US STOCKS-Tech pulls Wall St lower, investors fret about tax cut delays

* Indexes down: Dow 0.48 pct, S&P 0.45 pct, Nasdaq 0.73 pct (Updates to late afternoon)

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Senate plan delays corporate tax cut, won't repeal Obamacare mandate: senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans' version of a tax cut bill will delay corporate rate cuts by one year to take effect in 2019, and will not include a repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate, Republican Senate Finance Committee member Bill Cassidy said.

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Wall St. retreats on worries over delays in tax-cut plan

(Reuters) - The S&P and the Nasdaq were on track to post their biggest one-day percentage losses in about two weeks as doubts on whether Republican would be a able to pulloff their promised tax-cut plan weighed on the markets.

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US STOCKS-Wall St retreats on worries over delays in tax-cut plan

* Indexes down: Dow 0.36 pct, S&P 0.34 pct, Nasdaq 0.49 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

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Founder of web browser Opera says worried about online privacy

LISBON (Reuters) - People should worry about online data collection by technology companies because it gives them unparalleled insight into users lives, the creator of one of the biggest web browsers, Opera, said on Thursday.

Drug Abuse and Traffic nytimes.com

Despite Trump’s Pleas, China’s Online Opioid Bazaar Is Booming

China’s sprawling chemical industry is weakly regulated and riddled with illicit activity. Ending its role in the U.S. drug epidemic will be difficult.

Cao Dewang nytimes.com

Chinese Auto Glass Magnate Faces Union Challenge in Ohio

Roughly 2,000 workers at the Fuyao plant are voting on affiliating with the United Auto Workers, a possible blow to the owner’s paternalistic model.