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Icahn nominates four directors to Xerox's board

(Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has named four nominees to Xerox Corp's board of directors, the company said on Monday, after a current Icahn-appointed director resigned due to a difference of opinion with the board.

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Community and History in Iceland’s Geothermal Pools

Iceland has more than 100 public pools, most of which are heated by the country’s abundant geothermal energy.

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Alabama Senate readers' guide: What to watch for and when

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Readers and The Times Respond to Harvey Weinstein’s Page One Portrait

The bold portrait of Mr. Weinstein that ran on the front page this week led to some strong reader reactions. We explain the selection process.

Net Neutrality nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: What Facebook Taught Me About Net Neutrality

In the early days of creating the social network, we were at the mercy of internet providers. They could easily have killed the company.

Dolphins and Porpoises nytimes.com

Trilobites: Tracking Dolphins With Algorithms You Might Find on Facebook

Scientists leveraged machine learning techniques to sift through recordings of dolphin clicks, which could help with monitoring the health of the sea mammals.

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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Micronesia: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

(Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck east-northeast of Yap in Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) said, but there was no tsunami threat.

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Wall Street rising: Facebook, Alphabet, Lululemon gain

(Reuters) - Wall Street rose on Thursday, buoyed by popular technology companies including Facebook and Alphabet, while shares of yoga pants seller Lululemon Athletica also worked up a sweat.

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BRIEF-Facebook Says Introduces New Gaming Features on Messenger

* FACEBOOK SAYS LAUNCHING NEW LIVE STREAMING CAPABILITY VIA FACEBOOK LIVE THAT MAKES IT SIMPLE TO PLAY AND SHARE GAMING EXPERIENCES ON MESSENGER

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Wall Street rising: Facebook, Alphabet gain

(Reuters) - Wall Street rose on Thursday, buoyed by popular technology companies including Facebook and Alphabet, while shares of yoga pants seller Lululemon Athletica also warmed up.

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Who Pays Millions for a Painting?

Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, a little known Saudi Arabian prince, paid a record $450.3 million for Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi.” Here’s a few other buyers with deep pockets.

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Nominate Yourself to Be Part of Our Reader Center Facebook Community

We’re bringing together a group of our most dedicated readers to talk about our coverage and connect with our journalists and other Times readers.

Budget Travel nytimes.com

Tech We’re Using: What Tech Tools Frequent Travelers Should Always Pack

You should always have a portable battery to charge your phone. But other must-haves are not as obvious, says Lucas Peterson, The Times’s Frugal Traveler.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: A Single Mother Had Nowhere to Go. Now She Has ‘A Place of My Own.’

Since leaving her boyfriend’s house shortly after their daughter’s first birthday, Shirmira Wilson has earned a college degree and started pursuing another one.

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California Fires: Blaze Breaks Out Near Getty Center in Los Angeles

A brush fire erupted on the west side of Los Angeles before dawn on Wednesday, while a much larger fire continued to rage out of control in the Ventura area.

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These are your white allies on Facebook

Social media conversations on race typically take one of two routes.

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UPDATE 1-Apple, Facebook find something to praise China for amid internet clamp

WUZHEN, China, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Top executives at Apple Inc and Facebook Inc managed to find something to praise Beijing for at an internet conference in China this week, even as its Communist Party rulers ban Western social media and stamp on online dissent.

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We’re Going to Need More Gabrielle Union

“I think the floodgates have opened for white women,” the actress and rape survivor said of the #MeToo movement, which coincided with her new memoir.

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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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Apple, Facebook find something to praise China for amid internet clamp

WUZHEN, China, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Top executives at Apple Inc and Facebook Inc managed to find something to praise Beijing for at an internet conference in China this week, even as its Communist Party rulers ban Western social media and stamp on online dissent.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: At 76, Studying Social Work After Reaching for a Helping Hand

Selwyn Allen, a longtime carpenter, fell behind on his rent while fighting bladder cancer. Now he’s seeking to make a late-in-life career change.

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Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Monday rolled out Messenger Kids, an app that lets the world's biggest social media company expand into a so-far untapped market of kids under 13 while also giving parents complete control over what their children see.

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Facebook Has a New Messaging App Aimed at Those 13 and Under

Facebook’s new app, Messenger Kids, is the social network’s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its sprawling set of services.

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REFILE-Broadcom plans to nominate 11 members to Qualcomm's board

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd said on Monday it planned to nominate a slate of 11 independent members to the board of U.S. semiconductor firm Qualcomm Inc.

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Broadcom plans to nominate 11 members to Qualcomm's board

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd said on Monday it planned to nominate a slate of 11 independent members to the board of U.S. semiconductor firm Qualcomm Inc.

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Billy Bush, Kennedy Center Honors, N.F.L.: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Facebook opens new London hub, to create 800 UK jobs

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook opened its new London office on Monday and said it would add another 800 jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook opens new London hub, to create 800 UK jobs

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Facebook opened its new London office on Monday and said it would add another 800 jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit.

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Kennedy Center Honors goes on without Trump

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Town at center of Brexit tug-of-war fears border changes

Tucked away in the rolling hills of County Armagh in Northern Ireland lies a quiet village called Middletown. Its name couldn't be more apt. That's because Middletown stands amid a Brexit tug-of-war.

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Without Trump, Kennedy Center celebrates Lionel Richie and Gloria Estefan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the notable absence of President Donald Trump, the Kennedy Center on Sunday celebrated singers Lionel Richie and Gloria Estefan, rapper LL Cool J, television producer Norman Lear and dancer Carmen de Lavallade with honors for the arts.

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Kennedy Center Honors Evoke Politics, Even Without Trump

The five artistic trailblazers who were recognized spoke openly about President Trump and his policies. He skipped the gala to avoid “political distraction.”

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UPDATE 1-Australia to probe Facebook, Google over media disruption

* Competition probe could lead to tax reform - analyst (Adds comments from Google, media analyst)

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Australia to probe Facebook, Google over media disruption

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Australia's competition regulator said on Monday it would investigate whether U.S. online giants Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google had disrupted the news media to the detriment of publishers and consumers.

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BRIEF-ACCC Commences Inquiry Into Digital Platforms Such As Facebook And Google‍​

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission:

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Facebook opens new London HQ, to create 800 UK jobs

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit.

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Without Trump, Kennedy Center honors Lionel Richie and Gloria Estefan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the notable absence of President Donald Trump, the Kennedy Center on Sunday celebrated singers Lionel Richie and Gloria Estefan, rapper LL Cool J, television producer Norman Lear and dancer Carmen de Lavallade with honors for the arts.

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Peru's business community sours on Kuczynski: survey

PARACAS, Peru (Reuters) - Support from business leaders for Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has plummeted, a survey showed, as he spars with an opposition-controlled Congress and struggles to revive economic growth.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Grief Throws a Young Point Guard Off Her Game

Makaylah Barber, 16, has faced homelessness and expulsion. After her mother died, her grades worsened, making her ineligible to play basketball this season.

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Feds: Women tested ricin recipe on retirement community

The cupboard above the stove in Betty Miller's retirement apartment contained bottles labeled "apple seed," "cherry seed," "castor beans," and "ricin," the FBI says.

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Rockefeller Center tree lights up New York holidays

It's been one of the essential New York holiday traditions for decades now: The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

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Las Vegas After the Shooting: Renewing Vows, Embracing Community

What is the vacation destination like after a gunman killed 58 people in October? Weddings and gambling go on — but there is new vigilance as well.

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Corker is at the center of the uncertainty surrounding the Senate tax bill

Republican leaders are racing to find support for their tax bill just hours ahead a critical vote, harkening back to the health care bill debacle this summer that left them empty handed.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: After Fleeing Anti-Semitism in Russia, Finding Hope and a Home in the U.S.

“I am American,” said Anatoliy Krongauz, who came to the United States with his family after surviving the Holocaust and facing continued discrimination.

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UPDATE 2-Influential U.S. auto union caucus nominates regional head for president

DETROIT, Nov 30 (Reuters) - An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers nominated on Thursday a regional director as candidate for union president as the UAW struggles to organize auto plants and faces a probe into alleged misuse of funds at training centers funded by Detroit's automakers.

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Powerful U.S. auto union caucus nominates regional director for president

DETROIT (Reuters) - An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers on Thursday nominated a regional director as its candidate for union president at a time when the organization has been struggling to unionize auto plants and faces an expanding federal probe into alleged misuse of funds at training centers funded by Detroit's automakers.

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BRIEF-FCB Financial Says Agreement With Floridian Community Bank, Includes A Termination Fee Of $3.1 Mln In Certain Circumstance

* FCB FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC - AGREEMENT WITH FLORIDIAN COMMUNITY BANK, INCLUDES A TERMINATION FEE OF $3.1 MILLION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCE - SEC FILING‍​ Source text for Eikon: (http://bit.ly/2jyfxqB) Further company coverage:

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The Shift: How 41 People in Lithuania Took Over Your Facebook Feed

The viral publisher Bored Panda is thriving on the social network despite the algorithm changes that doomed its competitors.

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Trump nominates Marvin Goodfriend for Fed governor post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Carnegie Mellon University professor Marvin Goodfriend to be a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Facebook suspends ability to target ads by excluding racial groups

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers on its social network to exclude racial groups from the intended audience of ads while it studies how the feature could be used to discriminate.

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Facebook to eliminate transaction fees on donations on its platform

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has eliminated transaction fees on donations made to non-profit organizations on its platform, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday, a change that could help the world's largest social media network expand its presence in online fund raising.

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Slump in Facebook, Apple raises prospects of tech rally brake

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Facebook , Apple and other technology heavyweights dropped on Wednesday, creating uncertainty over whether the top-performing sector's record-breaking rally this year is ending or merely taking a break.

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BRIEF-Blackbaud Extends Capabilities To Facebook Platform

* BLACKBAUD INC SAYS WILL INTEGRATE ITS CLOUD FUNDRAISING AND ENGAGEMENT SOLUTIONS WITH FACEBOOK FUNDRAISING SOLUTIONS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Tech We’re Using: Why Old-Fashioned Tools Remain Key for Reporting

Emily Steel, a media reporter for The Times, uses encrypted messaging apps and plenty of new tech. But she still harbors a love for the telephone.

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BRIEF-Engility Holdings Inc - ‍Secured A $20 Mln Task Order With Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division To Maintain AN/SPN-43 Radar

* ENGILITY HOLDINGS INC - ‍SECURED A $20 MILLION TASK ORDER WITH NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER, AIRCRAFT DIVISION TO MAINTAIN AN/SPN-43 RADAR Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Best of Late Night: Bernie Sanders Is Nominated for a Grammy, and Late Night Takes the Bait

Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers made jokes about Senator Bernie Sanders’s surprise nomination for a Grammy.

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Facebook reports progress in removing extremist content

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook said on Wednesday that it was removing 99 percent of content related to militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda before being told of it, as it prepared for a meeting with European authorities on tackling extremist content online.

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‘Coco’ Was the Story of My Life: Readers Share Reactions to Pixar’s Film

“My son tells everyone that the hero, Miguel, is Latino ‘just like me.’”

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BRIEF-Engility ‍Wins $30 Mln Contract To Support Naval Air Warfare Center's Facility​

* ENGILITY HOLDINGS INC SAYS ‍WON A $30 MILLION CONTRACT TO SUPPORT NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION FACILITY​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-FCB Announces Agreement To Acquire Floridian Community Bank

* FCB ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE FLORIDIAN COMMUNITY BANK

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Facebook is using AI to prevent suicide

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Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help prevent suicide

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the U.S. to detect users with suicidal intent, the world's largest social media network said on Monday.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Sister’s ‘Dark Time’ Inspires Couple to Serve Those With Disabilities

Anita and Burt Swerdin volunteer with A Time for Us, a program that organizes events at the Samuel Field Y in Queens for adults with developmental disabilities.

Charlottesville, Va, Violence (August, 2017) nytimes.com

Bulletin Board: Readers Accuse Us of Normalizing a Nazi Sympathizer; We Respond

Our national editor responds to readers’ feedback, most of it highly critical, of our profile of a white nationalist in Ohio.

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World's most high-profile Christian taking center stage in staunchly Buddhist country

The world's most high-profile Christian is about to take center stage in a staunchly Buddhist country accused of horrifying acts of brutality against its Rohingya Muslim minority.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Living on Scraps, Boy Who Fled Boko Haram Yearns to Heal the Poor

Usman Lawan, 13, dreams of becoming a doctor while contending with his own hunger and irregular access to water amid Nigeria’s eight-year war against the terrorist group.

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Mikhail Baryshnikov Gives a Tour of His Arts Center

Mikhail Baryshnikov, one of the greatest dancers of the 20th century, introduces the Baryshnikov Arts Center and its most recent crop of international artists.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: An Aspiring Performer Steps Back From the Edge

G’Mario Charleston left behind Mississippi to chase his dream of becoming a performer. Despite the troubles he faced in his first year in New York, he is not giving up on the city.

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.

Facebook Inc nytimes.com

Tech Tip: Ways to Stop Facebook From Eating Your Battery

The mobile app for the social network can be a bit of a battery hog, but you can do a few things to rein in the power grab.

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BMW to spend $237 million on battery cell center

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW will bundle its battery cell expertise in a new competence center, the German luxury carmaker said on Friday, adding it would invest 200 million euros ($237 million) in the site over the next four years.

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Facebook Founder’s Favor Comes With Complications

Wherever Mark Zuckerberg goes in Silicon Valley, he seems to generate a housing problem, including at an R.V. community where residents were evicted this month.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: From Afar, He Confessed His Love. Via an App, He Attended His Wedding.

When his dream of moving to New York came true, he realized he was leaving his dream woman behind in Sudan. The couple talk regularly, but “even four times a day is not enough.”

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Exclusive: China's SenseTime plans IPO, U.S. R&D center as early as 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up SenseTime Group, valued at more than $2 billion, is planning an IPO and aims to open a U.S. research and development center as early as next year, its founder told Reuters.

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Exclusive: China's SenseTime plans IPO, aims to open R&D center in U.S.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese artificial intelligence start-up SenseTime Group is planning an initial public offering (IPO) and aims to open a research and development (R&D) center in the United States as early as next year, its founder told Reuters in an interview.

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Police remove 400 refugees from closed detention center

A police operation is underway on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to try and remove up to 400 refugees from a recently shut down detention center for people seeking asylum in Australia, according to PNG police and Australia's immigration minister.

Rumors and Misinformation nytimes.com

Were You a Victim of Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Help You Find Out

Facebook said it was planning to roll out a new tool so you can figure out whether the page or account you followed or liked was run by Russian agents.

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Facebook will show users what Russian propaganda they liked or followed

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Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

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Peter Thiel sells most of remaining Facebook stake

(Reuters) - Venture capitalist Peter Thiel, Facebook Inc's first institutional investor, has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Facebook to create portal to see pages of Internet Research Agency they may have followed

* To create portal for users to see which facebook pages/instagram accounts of Internet Research Agency they may have liked/followed from Jan 2015 to Aug 2017‍​ Source text (http://bit.ly/2A3hIKE) Further company coverage:

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First love, gay love, take center stage in 'Call Me By Your Name'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Call Me By Your Name" became a landmark for gay romantic fiction when it was first published in 2007, but the makers of a new movie version say it will appeal to anyone who enjoys a good love story.

Rocket Science and Propulsion nytimes.com

Tech We’re Using: How to Cover Rocket Blastoffs With an iPhone

Space shuttle launches were Earth-rattling when seen in person. Now rocket launches can be covered through an iPhone, says Kenneth Chang, who covers space for The Times.

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Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive

LAGOS (Reuters) - Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training program in fast-growing Africa.

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Samsung Electronics to set up AI research center

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would create an artificial intelligence (AI) research center and strengthen an executive role to look for new business areas for all its three major business groups.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Bumped From Home to Home, Then ‘Pushed’ Into College

Mariama Toe became “a master of packing my stuff” in her youth, which included a stint in foster care. But the support of a mother figure has emboldened her to go to college.

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American, United settle World Trade Center developer's 9/11 claims

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The developer of the World Trade Center in New York has reached a $95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and other aviation defendants stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers' hijacked planes.

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World Trade Center developer settles with United, American over 9/11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The developer of the World Trade Center site in New York has reached a $95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and other aviation industry defendants stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers' hijacked planes.

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BRIEF-Preferred Apartment Communities announces acquisition of a 180-unit multifamily community in Tampa, Florida

* Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. announces acquisition of a 180-unit multifamily community in Tampa, Florida

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BRIEF-Facebook to stream 15 state high school football playoff games live

* ‍NFHS Network says reached deal with Facebook to stream 15 state high school football playoff games live on facebook watch during next 3 weekends​‍​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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Facebook to meet Russian regulators to discuss compliance: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Facebook plan to meet Russian regulators in late December or early January to discuss compliance, TASS news agency cited the head of Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor as saying on Tuesday.

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New York Today: New York Today: Readers Respond to the State of Our Subway

Tuesday: Reactions to The Times investigation, shows at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, and Thanksgiving travel tips.

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Tencent's stellar share rally sees it surpass Facebook in market value

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd has racked up some impressive gains this week - becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world's fifth-most valuable company.

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UPDATE 2-Tencent on global path as it surpasses Facebook in valuation

HONG KONG, Nov 21 (Reuters) - China's biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters.

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Tencent on global path as it surpasses Facebook in valuation

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-Tencent on global path as it surpasses Facebook in valuation

* Tencent shares jump, market cap hits $529 bln to surpass Facebook

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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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Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

(Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it will use Facebook Inc's custom audiences tool to find car owners with defective Takata airbags.

Data-Mining and Database Marketing nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: We Can’t Trust Facebook to Regulate Itself

It has no incentive to do so. I would know — I worked there.

Mugabe, Robert nytimes.com

From Our Readers: ‘I Remember the Joy’: Readers Reflect on Life Under Mugabe and Hopes for the Future

We asked Zimbabweans and people who used to live there about life during President Robert G. Mugabe’s tenure, and what they hope will change.

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The policy that the US porn industry has and Facebook needs

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The Neediest Cases Fund: He Fled Myanmar on a Deathtrap. Now He’s the ‘Luckiest Man Alive.’

Mohamed Rafiq, a Rohingya Muslim, nearly died trying to flee aboard a ferryboat in search of work. Eight years later, he resettled in Dallas and reunited with his family.

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Insider: For the 52 Places Job, 9,000 Applicants (and an Avalanche of Unicorns)

When our travel editor, Monica Drake, said she wanted the new writer-at-large to be someone who had it all, the internet responded.

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Ohio judge posts sexual past on Facebook

Ohio governor candidate Bill O'Neill detailed his sexual past in a Facebook post after he says he got tired of how the media was treating politicians accused of misconduct.

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Google buys plot near Apple's planned Danish data center

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said it has bought a plot of land in southern Denmark adjacent to a planned Apple Inc data center to make sure it has the option of building one there too.

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Opinion: Why Facebook may need more rules

At the beginning of November, the general counsels of Facebook, Google and Twitter appeared on Capitol Hill to answer questions about a destabilizing campaign of Russian meddling. Members of Congress grilled them on exactly how each of the platforms might have allowed malicious publishing from foreign actors aimed at influencing the US election.

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New York Today: New York Today: Readers Try a Week of Meditation

Friday: A group of New Yorkers share their meditation experiences, weekend events, and what area is considered upstate?

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: We’re With Stupid

The problem is not the Russians — it’s us. A huge percentage of the population can’t tell fact from fiction.

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DHS head of community outreach resigns over past comments on black people, Islam

Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.

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School cancels Muslim speaker after community backlash

What was intended to be an educational presentation about Islam turned into a controversy when threatening comments prompted school officials to cancel the event.

Inheritance and Estate Taxes nytimes.com

Who’d Gain From an Estate Tax Rollback: The 0.2 Percenters

Scarcely 5,000 estates a year fall under the tax, but those seeking to reduce or eliminate it have outsize influence.

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MEDIA-Philippines taps Facebook for internet infrastructure plan - Inquirer

-- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: A Young Poet Loses His Rhythm and Finds His Voice

Hermes Rosa Jr. dropped out of high school and fell into a depression, abandoning his writing. Now, he’s going to college and performing his poems on YouTube.

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Head of U.S. National Counterterrorism Center departing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The highly regarded head of the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center, which coordinates intelligence sharing on militant plots, is retiring at the end of the year, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said in a statement on Wednesday.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Why We’re Still Fighting Over the Health Care Mandate

To some, it’s government overreach; to others, benevolent technocratic necessity.

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Israel prepares to send tax bills to Facebook, Google: report

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is planning to send tax bills within a year to internet companies Google and Facebook, financial newspaper TheMarker reported on Wednesday, joining efforts by several countries, including the European Union, to get the internet giants to pay more tax.

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The Shift: Snapchat’s New Test: Grow Like Facebook, Without the Baggage

Under pressure from investors, Snap is making radical changes. Can it emulate Facebook without losing its innovative spirit?

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U.S. small business community pushes Congress on bank lending relief: letter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. small business community on Tuesday wrote to lawmakers urging them to step up efforts to roll back regulation introduced in the wake of the 2007-09 financial crisis that they say has stymied lending, dampening economic growth and job creation.

Mostly Mozart Festival nytimes.com

Lincoln Center to End Its Namesake Summer Festival

Jane Moss, who revived the center’s Mostly Mozart festival, will take control of all summer programming with the demise of the Lincoln Center Festival.

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BRIEF-Schibsted says hasn't seen any strong effects from Facebook's competition

* Norway's Schibsted has not seen any strong effects from Facebook competition in online classified ads business, Sondre Gravir, EVP Europe, Established Sites, told and investor conference in Barcelona on Tuesday

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BRIEF-Delta Partners to nominate slate of directors to Good Times Restaurant board

* Delta Partners Lp says co, REIT Redux Partners delivered letter to Good Times Restaurant providing notice that they will nominate slate of directors

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Trapped in detention center: 'They don't know my name'

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Austrian can't file Facebook class action suit: EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An Austrian law student cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit over alleged privacy violations in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company in his home country on his own behalf.

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UPDATE 2-Austrian can't file Facebook class action suit -EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - An Austrian law student cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit over alleged privacy violations in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company in his home country on his own behalf.

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Austrian can't file class action suit against Facebook: EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An Austrian law student cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit over alleged privacy violations in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company in his home country on his own behalf.

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Austrian activist cannot file class action suit against Facebook - EU Court adviser

BRUSSELS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - An Austrian law student and privacy activist cannot bring a class action suit against Facebook's Irish unit in an Austrian court, an EU court adviser said on Tuesday, but can sue the company there on his own behalf.

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BRIEF-PDL Community Bancorp Q3 ‍net interest income $8.3 mln vs $6.9 mln last year

* ‍NET INTEREST INCOME WAS $8.3 MILLION FOR Q3, UP $1.4 MILLION, OR 20.3%, FROM $6.9 MILLION FOR QUARTER ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2016​

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Facebook page connects Las Vegas shooting survivors to their heroes

When Lacey Tucker decided to attend a country music festival last month, she never imagined a stranger would help her survive one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history.

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U.S. top court to hear fight over California pregnancy center law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a California law requiring private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs telling clients how to get state-funded abortions and contraceptives violates free speech rights.

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Justices Take Cases on Free Speech at Pregnancy Centers and Polling Places

One case asks whether centers operated by abortion opponents must provide information on the procedure. The other is on political apparel at polling places.

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Trump says will nominate ex-pharma executive Azar as health secretary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he has chosen former pharmaceutical company executive Alex Azar to serve as U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and vowed to lower the price of medicines.

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U.S. top court to hear dispute over California pregnancy center law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a California law requiring private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs telling clients how to get state-funded abortions and contraceptives violates free speech rights.

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ESPN brings SportsCenter show to Snapchat

(Reuters) - U.S. sports broadcaster ESPN launched its flagship SportsCenter program on messaging app Snapchat on Monday, reimagining the show that provides sports highlights and commentary into a short-form series.

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PNG threatens to forcibly remove asylum seekers from abandoned Australian detention center

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea Immigration Minister Petrus Thomas said authorities would take steps on Monday to forcibly remove around 450 men who remain in an abandoned Australian detention center without food or running water.

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Papua New Guinea to begin forcible removal of asylum seekers from detention center

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea Immigration Minister Petrus Thomas said authorities would take steps on Monday to forcibly remove around 450 men who remain in an abandoned Australian detention center without food or running water.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Her Secret to a Long Life? ‘It’s Good to Work a Lot’

As a teenager, Bella Pevzner fled Belarus after the Nazi invasion. She worked well into her 70s, and at 89, she is applying her dogged work ethic to her paintings.

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Opinion: We’re Sick of Racism, Literally

Perceived discrimination takes a toll on the human body.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Facebook Is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake News

The social media platform has become a hub for rampant misinformation on reproductive rights.

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Some leave remote Australian-run asylum detention center as deadline and crisis loom

SYDNEY (Reuters) - About 20 asylum seekers left an abandoned Australian-run detention center in remote Papua New Guinea on Friday, leaving hundreds threatened with forcible eviction within days amid an immigration standoff that has blighted Australia for years.

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Facebook asks users to send intimate photos

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Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center boost

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp's quarterly profit and revenue topped market estimates and the chipmaker also gave a strong revenue forecast for the current quarter, powered by demand for its graphics chips used in gaming and data centers.

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UPDATE 2-Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center boost

* Shares up 2 pct after hours; up 92 pct this year (Adds analysts' comment, background on self-driving cars)

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Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center gains

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by strong demand for its graphics chips used in personal computers and devices for gaming, and in data centers.

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BRIEF-Community Financial Corporation receives regulatory approvals to buy County First Bank

* The Community Financial Corporation receives regulatory approvals for acquisition of County First Bank

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Facebook to train U.S. businesses on ads after Russia scandal

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is kicking off an effort to get U.S. small businesses to spend more on advertising as the image of the social media network's ads have taken a hit for their role in alleged Russian attempts to sway U.S. voters.

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Tech We’re Using: Smartphones in Egypt Bring Biting Humor but Also Scrutiny

As connectivity has improved, political talk on social media and digital picture-taking can provoke suspicion, or worse, our Cairo bureau chief says.

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Editorial: Message to Mr. Trump: We’re Better Than That

As he bitterly appeals only to the few Americans not repelled by his behavior, Democrats won with the politics of inclusiveness.

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

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

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BRIEF-Rent-A-Center sends letter to Vintage Capital Management

* Rent-A-Center says board of co sent letter to Vintage Capital Management Llc‍​ responding to Vintage's nonbinding proposal to buy co - SEC filing

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Her Brother’s Death Left Her Heartbroken. Then She Had a Heart Attack.

Sylvia Rivera, 56, felt chest pain in the hours after her younger brother died. On bed rest and unable to work, she faced eviction from her Bronx home.

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Russia to check if Facebook is complying with law: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Wednesday it planned to check whether Facebook was complying with Russian law.

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Shooter's past: Report says he escaped behavior center in '12

Texas church gunman Devin Kelley escaped a New Mexico mental health facility in 2012, according to documents from the El Paso Police Department.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Once Pregnant and Homeless, a Young Mother Brims With Ambition

Precious Colón entered the shelter system after her mother found out she was pregnant. She plans to return to college in hopes of becoming a businesswoman and a lawyer.

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UPDATE 1-Centerra Gold to buy AuRico Metals in C$310 mln deal

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Canadian miner Centerra Gold Inc said on Tuesday it would buy smaller rival AuRico Metals Inc in a deal valued at C$310 million ($243 million).

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Facebook Says It’s Policing Fake Accounts. But They’re Still Easy to Spot.

Executives of Facebook, Twitter and Google faced questioning this week on Capitol Hill about Russia’s intrusions. But that is only a small fraction of the fraud on social media.

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Papua New Guinea court rejects bid to restore water, food to detention center

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court rejected an application on Tuesday to restore water, electricity and food supply to an Australian-run detention center in which nearly 600 men have been barricaded for a week, refusing to move.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: For Holocaust Survivor, America Is the ‘Reason I Can Smile’

Roza Livshits was 5 when the Nazis invaded Belarus. She never saw her parents again. In New York, she said, an aid agency has become her “everything.”

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BRIEF-Citizens Community Bancorp earns $2.5 million for fiscal 2017

* Citizens Community Bancorp Inc earns $2.5 million for fiscal 2017

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After Terror Attack, Uzbek Community Faces Unwanted Attention, Again

When an Uzbek man was accused in the deadly attack in Manhattan, fellow immigrants in Brooklyn shook their heads in shame and disgust.

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Eyeing national vote, Berlusconi celebrates win for center right in Sicily

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi looked poised on Monday for a stunning political comeback, as his rightist bloc claimed victory in an election in Sicily that puts it in pole position for a national vote due by next May.

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Berlusconi claims win for center-right in Sicily vote

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was poised for a stunning political comeback on Monday, as he claimed victory in an election in Sicily that puts him and his rightist allies in pole position for a national vote due by next May.

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Is a Ritz-Carlton serving as the detention center for these royals?

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Berlusconi's center-right leads narrowly in Sicily election: exit polls

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition on Sunday looked set to win by a narrow margin a regional vote in Sicily seen as a crucial test of national trends ahead of forthcoming parliamentary elections, exit polls suggested.

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Center-right leads narrowly in Sicily regional vote: exit polls

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition has a narrow lead over the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in Sicilian regional elections held on Sunday, according to exit polls, with the center-left a distant third.

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The Paradise Papers: Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments

Leaked files show that a state-controlled bank in Moscow helped to fuel Yuri Milner’s ascent in Silicon Valley, where the Russia investigation has put tech companies under scrutiny.

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Irish PM says future of $1 billion Apple data center uncertain

DUBLIN (Reuters) - A planned $1 billion Apple data center is in doubt after Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the U.S. company's Chief Executive Tim Cook would no longer commit to it, adding that Dublin would do whatever necessary to get it built.

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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami threat from quake

(Reuters) - An earthquake magnitude 6.9, depth 32 km, struck 192 km South West of Apia, Samoa, at 0900 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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U.S. dollar enters center stage for earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar has moved from a supporting role to a featured player this earnings season, a boon to U.S. multinationals which have benefited from the biggest quarterly year-on-year decline in the greenback in three years.

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Wall St Weekahead-U.S. dollar enters center stage for earnings

NEW YORK, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The dollar has moved from a supporting role to a featured player this earnings season, a boon to U.S. multinationals which have benefited from the biggest quarterly year-on-year decline in the greenback in three years.

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BRIEF-Rent-A-Center ‍confirms Vintage Capital offer to buy co

* Confirmed it has received a conditional, non-binding proposal from Vintage Capital Management to acquire co for $13.00 per share in cash​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-Vintage Capital makes new, lower bid for Rent-A-Center

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Vintage Capital on Friday offered to buy Rent-A-Center Inc for about $693 million, a week after the furniture retailer decided to explore strategic options under pressure from two activist investors.

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BRIEF-Centerpoint Energy Q3 earnings per share $0.39

* Centerpoint Energy reports third quarter 2017 earnings of $0.39 per diluted share; $0.38 per diluted share on a guidance basis

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WhatsApp messenger hit by temporary outage; Facebook investigating

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday.

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Facebook's WhatsApp messenger down for some users across the globe

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger was down for many users in India and other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday afternoon.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook's WhatsApp messenger down for some users across the globe

MUMBAI, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger was down for many users in India and other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday afternoon.

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Facebook's WhatsApp messenger down for some users in India -social media

MUMBAI, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger was down for some users in India, according to user accounts on Facebook and Twitter on Friday afternoon.

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Watches Facebook’s Testimony ‘Devolve Into Anger’

On “The Daily Show,” Mr. Noah took a look at the congressional testimonies of representatives from the major social media companies.

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BRIEF-BTB announces acquisition of a retail power center in Lévis

* BTB announces the acquisition of a retail power center in Lévis

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Facebook pressured to notify people who saw Russian posts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc received several tongue-lashings during U.S. congressional hearings this week, but the world's largest social network also got an assignment: Figure out how to notify tens of millions of Americans who might have been fed Russian propaganda.

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U.S. probe into UAW training center funds extends to GM, Ford

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co confirmed Thursday they are cooperating with an expanded Justice Department probe into alleged misspending at United Auto Workers union training centers funded by U.S. automakers.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: From Serving the Famous at the Waldorf to Starting Over

When the Waldorf Astoria closed its doors for renovations, Regina Gatewood lost her job. In her 60s, she found herself thrust into the job market.

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Trump nominates Fed's Powell to lead U.S. central bank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday tapped Fed Governor Jerome Powell to become head of the U.S. central bank, promoting a soft-spoken centrist to replace Janet Yellen when her term expires in February 2018.

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Trump nominates Jerome Powell for Fed chair

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What we learned about Russian meddling on Facebook

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BRIEF-Community Health Systems says ecxpands divestiture plan

* Says pursuing sale of hospitals accounting for at least $2 billion of net revenue

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Spending plans trigger Facebook stock retreat

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc shares slid on Thursday, as investors shrugged off strong quarterly results and worried about the cost of the company's decision to spend more on preventing misuse of the world's biggest social media network.

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Facebook sales offset spending concerns -analysts

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is picking security of its platform over near-term profits but Wall Street analysts remain largely unfazed.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Feature: How Facebook’s Oracular Algorithm Determines the Fates of Start-Ups

The platform is so good at ‘microtargeting’ that many small e-commerce companies barely even bother advertising anywhere else.

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Facebook profit soars, with no sign of impact from Russia scandal

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc faced harsh criticism in Washington on Wednesday over its failure to prevent Russian operatives from using its platform for election meddling, but the earnings report it issued hours later showed just how insulated its business remains from political risk.

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Senators hammer Facebook, Google

Representatives from Facebook, Twitter, Google testified before the Senate and House Intelligence Committees on the role of Russian ads during the 2016 election.

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These Are the Ads Russia Bought on Facebook in 2016

A look at some of the ads designed by Russia to exploit divisions in American society and to tip the 2016 election in favor of Donald J. Trump.

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New York City, Facebook, iPhone X: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Readers Debate What Is, or Isn’t, Terrorism

Few topics touch so raw a nerve after massacres as what constitutes terrorism. New York Times readers weighed in on the debate.

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Facebook profit soars, no sign of impact from Russia issue

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday as it pushed further into video advertising, showing no sign of financial damage from the controversy over how Russia used the social network in an attempt to sway voters in the 2016 U.S. election.

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U.S. lawmakers release sample of Russian-bought Facebook ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers released a batch of Russian-bought Facebook Inc ads on Wednesday that showcased politically charged content allegedly spread on social media by Moscow ahead of the 2016 U.S. election.

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Facebook profit trounces estimates as ad sales rise

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday as it pushed further into video advertising in a quarter dominated by reports that Russia allegedly used the social network to meddle in the 2016 U.S. elections.

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Congress releases some Russia-linked Facebook ads

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Millions of Americans exposed to Russian content on Instagram, Facebook says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About 20 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook Inc disclosed on Wednesday as lawmakers questioned tech companies about Russia's use of social media to try to influence the vote.

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UPDATE 1-Millions of Americans exposed to Russian content on Instagram, Facebook says

WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - About 20 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook Inc disclosed on Wednesday as lawmakers questioned tech companies about Russia's use of social media to try to influence the vote.

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BRIEF-Rent-A-Center expects additional hurricane related charges in Q4 2017-SEC filing

* Says expect additional charges related to the hurricanes to be recorded in the fourth quarter of 2017 - SEC filing‍​ Source text : ( http://bit.ly/2xLWbEe ) Further company coverage: