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'This Is Us' star finds heroes in unexpected places

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Bumper crop of new drugs fails to lift big pharma R&D returns

LONDON (Reuters) - It is shaping up to be a bumper year for drug approvals, with U.S. officials clearing twice as many novel medicines as in 2016, yet returns on research investment at leading pharmaceutical companies are down.

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Review: Trisha Brown Company Is Back, in Witty, Delicate Glory

For anyone who cares about the continuance of Brown’s oeuvre, this performance by a crop of mostly new dancers was encouraging.

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UPDATE 1-Dassault ends Falcon 5X jet program with Safran, turns to Pratt & Whitney

PARIS, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Dassault Aviation said on Wednesday that it would drop a contract with Safran for the development of a Falcon business jet engine and that it would launch a new project powered by U.S. rival engine maker Pratt & Whitney.

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NFL: Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dies

(The Sports Xchange) - Pete Brown, the Cincinnati Bengals' senior vice president of player personnel and co-founder of the team in the mid-1960s along with his brother Mike and father Paul Brown, died Tuesday. He was 74.

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L'Oreal turns to plant-based hair dye as natural cosmetics thrive

PARIS (Reuters) - L'Oreal is launching its first wholly plant-based hair dye as cosmetics companies look to win over customers who are becoming increasingly wary of chemical ingredients.

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Ukrainian judge turns down request to place Saakashvili under house arrest

KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian judge on Monday turned down the prosecutors' request to place Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili under house arrest, paving the way for his release from detention.

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'This Is Us,' 'The Good Doctor' among broadcast TV's nominees

Yes, streaming and cable television shows still got the bulk of attention during Monday's Golden Globes. But broadcast TV wasn't left out in the cold thanks to two returning Globe favorites, a new breakout drama and an old favorite that shined like it's new again in 2017.

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U.S. high court turns away dispute over gay worker protections

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a Georgia security guard who said she was harassed and forced from her job because she is a lesbian, avoiding an opportunity to decide whether a federal law that bans gender-based bias also outlaws discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Syrian government returns to Geneva talks, Western envoys skeptical

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Syrian government's delegation returned to Geneva on Sunday for the resumption of talks with United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura after more than a week's absence, but Western diplomats voiced scepticism about its willingness to engage.

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Apple's Ive returns to helm of design teams

(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is returning to day-to-day management of the company's design teams after handing off managerial duties two years ago to focus on other projects, Apple told Reuters on Friday.

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Mueller turns over evidence for ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort's trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has turned over more than 400,000 emails, financial records and other documents to defense attorneys for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort to demonstrate what evidence the government has against him, according to a court filing on Friday.

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U.N. warns against any hasty returns of Rohingya to Myanmar

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday that peace and stability must be restored in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state before any Rohingyas can return from Bangladesh, under international standards on voluntary repatriation.

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Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

LONDON (Reuters) - A breakthrough in Brexit negotiations pushed sterling to a six-month high against the euro on Friday and added momentum to an upswing in world stocks underpinned by strong economic news from China and Japan.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Sterling hits 6-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

* European stocks surge 0.9 pct, following Asian stocks higher

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as risk appetite returns; oil rebounds

* Bitcoin tops $15,000, continues surge (Updates with afternoon trading)

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain, dollar hits two-week high as risk appetite returns

* Bitcoin tops $15,000, continues surge (Updates with open of U.S. markets; changes dateline from London)

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'This is not a life': migrants stranded on Greek island

LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - Syrian migrant Bashar Wakaa and his heavily pregnant wife are days away from the birth of their third child, stranded on the Greek island of Lesbos in a muddy, garbage-strewn olive grove with no running water or toilets.

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Sexual harassment settlement money returns to the spotlight

Sexual harassment is back in the spotlight Thursday on Capitol Hill on the heels of a veteran congressman's dramatic resignation and as allegations of misconduct swirl around several other male lawmakers.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits two-week high, world shares climb as risk appetite returns

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday and world shares rebounded amid a broader recovery in global risk sentiment.

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'This Is Us' star finds heroes in unexpected places

Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown regularly turns in three-tissue performances on NBC's "This Is Us." Now he'll help present the emotionally stirring stories of 10 regular people working to improve the world one community at a time.

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

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

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Stephen Bannon Returns to the Air With Satellite Radio Program

Stephen K. Bannon, the president’s former strategist, has another medium to take on the Republican establishment.

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Buy sterling on a 'Brexit breakthrough'? Not yet, say investors

LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling investors remain hesitant about chasing the rallying pound higher even as the British government said it was close to an agreement with the European Union on how to move Brexit talks onto trade next year.

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Myanmar says working to ensure returns of Rohingya refugees

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar told the United Nations on Tuesday that it was finalizing terms for a joint working group with Bangladesh that will launch the process of safe and voluntary return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees within about two months.

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UPDATE 2-Sterling skids on uncertainty over Brexit deal

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Sterling skidded to six-day lows on Tuesday, heading for its worst day in over a month, on uncertainty over whether Britain can reach a deal with the European Union to open talks on post-Brexit free trade.

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FTSE keeps Europe steady as sterling suffers Brexit blow

LONDON (Reuters) - European markets started firmly on Tuesday, as a hit to the pound from stalled Brexit talks lifted London's FTSE and economic data pointed to the euro zone finishing the year strongly.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-FTSE keeps Europe steady as sterling suffers Brexit blow

* European shares steady after upbeat euro zone data, FTSE gains

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UPDATE 1-Sterling skids on Brexit disappointment; data eyed

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Sterling skidded to its biggest fall since Nov. 2 on Tuesday after being whipsawed by disappointing Brexit talks.

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Corrine Brown, Ex-Congresswoman Who Ran a Sham Charity, Gets 5 Years in Prison

Ms. Brown, a former representative from Florida, was convicted of fraud after using over $300,000 from the charity for personal expenses, including tickets to a Beyoncé concert.

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Former U.S. Rep. Brown of Florida sentenced to five years for fraud: report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, a Jacksonville television station reported.

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Rio Tinto turns to its own board for new chairman

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ended months of speculation on Monday, naming Simon Thompson as its next chairman to succeed Jan du Plessis, who will step down after serving almost nine years as chair of the Anglo-Australian mining house.

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Dispute over New York parking spot turns deadly

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A driver plowed a car into half a dozen people during a fight over a parking spot outside a hookah bar in the New York City borough of Queens in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing one and injuring the others before fleeing, police said.

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Australian former deputy prime minister returns to parliament

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce will return to parliament after he won an essential by-election for his seat, just over a month after he was kicked out over a dual citizenship crisis that cost the conservative coalition government its majority.

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As OPEC extends output cuts, Asia turns to North America for more oil

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian refiners are losing no time reacting to a decision by OPEC and Russia to extend their agreed production cuts to all of 2018, ordering more oil from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico in a move that will result in lost OPEC and Russian market share.

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BRIEF-GM Says New Trucks And SUVs Coming In 2018 Will Generate Strong Returns

* GM CEO MARY BARRA SAYS “MONETIZATION OF DATA (IN SHARED AVS) WILL BE ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE HIGHER THAN WE HAVE TODAY”

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California Today: California Today: Jerry Brown’s China Ace Card

Thursday: Jerry Brown confronts Detroit, Harvey Weinstein’s long shadow, Californians brace for higher taxes

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CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-MOVES- JP Morgan, Citi Private Bank, VAM Funds, Brown Shipley (Nov. 29)

Nov 29 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Sterling rises on Brexit bets; stocks, oil fall

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The British pound touched a two-month high versus the U.S. dollar on Wednesday as Britain and the European Union moved closer to a Brexit deal, while a tech-sector selloff weighed on Wall Street and on stocks globally.

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BRIEF-Sterling Resources Ltd. Announces Q3 Results

* STERLING RESOURCES LTD. ANNOUNCES 2017 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS

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MOVES- JP Morgan, Citi Private Bank, VAM Funds, Brown Shipley

Nov 29 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.

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Exclusive: Daimler turns down Geely offer to take up to 5 percent stake via new share issue

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Daimler AG has rebuffed an offer from China's Geely to take a stake of up to 5 percent via a discounted share placement due to long-held reluctance to see existing shareholdings diluted, people with knowledge of the discussions said.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St, dollar up on U.S. policy hopes; sterling swings

* Wall Street hits fresh records despite N. Korea missile nerves

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Washington Post turns the tables on fake Roy Moore accuser

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Sen. Al Franken on allegations: 'This has been a shock'

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken returned to Capitol Hill Monday for the first time since reports of sexual harassment against him were reported last month, apologizing for letting people down and vowing to regain lost trust.

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Senator Franken, on groping allegations, vows 'this will not happen again'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken returned to Congress on Monday to begin what he called a process of rebuilding trust shattered by allegations he had groped or inappropriately touched women, vowing "this will not happen again."

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Trump returns to the Hill with tax bill in the spotlight

As Congress returns from Thanksgiving break, lawmakers face a busy week with an expected Senate vote on tax legislation, a visit from President Donald Trump and continued headlines over allegations of sexual assault.

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IRS beefs up security for Trump tax returns

President Trump bucked tradition when he decided not to release his tax returns and now the IRS is going to unprecedented lengths to make sure they don't end up in the public eye. CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.

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Conditions not yet in place for safe Rohingya returns: UNHCR

GENEVA (Reuters) - Conditions in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state "are not in place to enable safe and sustainable returns" of more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees who fled violence to Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday.

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As Concussion Worries Rise, Girls’ Lacrosse Turns to Headgear

Unlike the boys’ game, girls generally have eschewed headgear partly to keep play more temperate. But concussion fears have teams adopting the equipment.

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Why Cyntoia Brown, who is spending life in prison for murder, is all over social media

This week, the case of a woman named Cyntoia Brown went viral on social media, even though she has already been in jail for more than ten years.

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RPT-COLUMN-CME turns up the heat on LME with new copper contract: Andy Home

* CME copper open interest and fund positioning: http://tmsnrt.rs/2AmRdTg

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Illinois returns to muni market with $750 million bond sale

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois, which sold $6 billion of bonds last month to raise money to pay overdue bills, will be back in the U.S. municipal market next week with another $750 million of debt.

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Matter: Young Again: How One Cell Turns Back Time

With every birth, cells begin anew. Scientists have found a biological mechanism underpinning the process in worms, which one day may be harnessed to restore our own damaged cells.

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COLUMN-CME turns up the heat on LME with new copper contract: Andy Home

* CME copper open interest and fund positioning: http://tmsnrt.rs/2AmRdTg

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RPT-COLUMN-One more sterling risk that may be less than first thought: McGeever

LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Given the disarray the British government finds itself in right now, there's not an insignificant chance of the country enduring another general election next year and left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn becoming an unlikely prime minister.

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Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since resigning as PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri landed in Beirut on Tuesday, his media office said, returning home for the first time since he resigned as Lebanon's prime minister in a broadcast from Saudi Arabia and plunged his country into political crisis,

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Review: A Most Opinionated Wedding Guest Returns in ‘Bright Colors’

Overwhelming? Yes. Self-involved? Absolutely. But Drew Droege still makes for hilarious company in this one-person show.

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Auchan/Alibaba deal turns up the heat on Carrefour in China

PARIS (Reuters) - A partnership between French retailer Auchan [AUCH.UL] and internet giant Alibaba risks pushing Carrefour further behind in China and could persuade its new boss to sell out of the country.

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Phones for urns: Hong Kong turns to virtual reality to honor ancestors

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A lack of space for cemeteries in crowded Hong Kong clashes with the age-old Chinese tradition of reverence for one’s ancestors.

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FIA returns entry fee paid by defunct Manor F1 team

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body has returned the entry fee paid a year ago by the now-defunct Manor team, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Monday.

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Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

North Korea had been removed from the list under the George W. Bush administration in an attempt to salvage negotiations for a nuclear deal.

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Tencent turns to WeChat, games and deals for global strategy

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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Motor racing: Alonso turns rookie for endurance test with Toyota

(Reuters) - Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso turned rookie for a day on Sunday when he tried out Toyota's world endurance championship car in a test that could lead to a Le Mans 24 Hours entry next year.

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Bones of contention: Australia returns ancient Aboriginal remains for outback burial

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The 40,000-year-old remains of an Aboriginal man that prompted a drastic rewrite of Australian history were returned to his ancestral homeland on Friday after four decades of...

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BRIEF-Sterling Bancorp announces pricing of initial public offering of common stock

* Sterling Bancorp Inc announces pricing of initial public offering of common stock

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Judge overturns rape conviction, frees man after 45 years in prison

After nearly 46 years in a Louisiana prison, Wilbert Jones became a free man Wednesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a 1971 rape case.

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BRIEF-BROWN-FORMAN INCREASES CASH DIVIDEND BY 8.2 PERCENT

* BROWN-FORMAN CORP - ‍INCREASED QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND ON ITS CLASS A AND CLASS B COMMON STOCK BY 8.2% TO 19 3/4 CENTS PER SHARE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Asia shares cautious as mood turns skittish

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Thursday after Wall Street stumbled despite upbeat U.S. economic news and the Treasury yield curve hit its flattest in a decade as investors priced in more U.S. rate hikes.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares cautious as mood turns skittish

* Wall St ends down after late slip, weighed by energy stocks

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BRIEF-South State Corp & Park Sterling Corp merger receives regulatory and shareholder approval​

* South State Corporation and Park Sterling Corporation merger receives regulatory and shareholder approval​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Poland turns to fossil fuel soulmate Trump as coal output flags

WARSAW/LONDON (Reuters) - "Whenever you need energy, just give us a call," U.S. President Donald Trump said on a visit to Poland in the summer. Now, with winter setting in, Warsaw is taking him up on the offer.

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The brewery that turns bread into beer

A boutique London brewery is turning unwanted bread into craft ale with the aim to reduce food waste.

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Fiction: After ‘Mad Men,’ Matthew Weiner Turns to a Novel of Madmen

A psychopathic construction worker, a violently overprotective father and an adolescent girl form a dangerous triangle in “Heather, the Totality.”

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Risks ahead for U.S. tax push as disputes linger, Trump returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans pushed ahead on Monday on a U.S. tax code overhaul as a Senate panel considered the issue, but risks lay ahead with major intraparty disputes unsettled and President Donald Trump returning soon from Asia as the debate heats up.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks weighed by doubts on US tax reform, sterling falls

* British pound falls on leadership concerns, dollar edges up

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GLOBAL MARKETS-US tax policy doubt stunts stocks, sterling falls

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates to late afternoon, adds commentary)

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Senator Rand Paul returns to work after being tackled while mowing lawn

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said he returned to work on Monday, more than a week after he suffered six broken ribs when tackled by a neighbor while mowing his lawn.

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

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

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Books of The Times: Tina Brown’s ‘Vanity Fair Diaries’ Recall a Glossier Time

Brown’s new book is an edited version of the diaries she kept while presiding over the high-powered magazine at a time when editors still had time and money to burn.

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MOVES-RBC investor, treasury unit hires former J.P. Morgan exec David Brown

Nov 13 (Reuters) - RBC Investor & Treasury Services (I&TS), a Royal Bank of Canada unit, appointed David Brown managing director and head of global client coverage, Australia.

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World stocks lower on U.S. tax reform uncertainty, May's woes rattle sterling

LONDON (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs on Monday, while Britain's pound fell on growing concern about the future of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks lower on US tax reform uncertainty, May's woes rattle sterling

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs on Monday, while Britain's pound fell on growing concern about the future of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Asia shares slip on U.S. tax uncertainty, sterling falls on doubts over May

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer out a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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Asia shares down on uncertainty over U.S. tax reform plans, sterling falls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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Asia shares down on uncertainty over US tax reform plans, sterling falls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares down on uncertainty over US tax reform plans, sterling falls

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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Asia shares down on caution over US tax reform plan, sterling falls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious early trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares down on caution over US tax reform plan, sterling falls

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back in cautious early trade on Monday as investors look to see whether U.S. Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

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When He Needs Advice, a Philadelphia Flyer Turns to His Brother the Dancer

Taylor Leier is in his first full season in the N.H.L. while his brother, Keaton, is in his first year in the company of the Atlanta Ballet.

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Sterling climbs as political risks ease

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Sterling closed the week on firmer ground, climbing around half a percent against the dollar on Friday as better-than-expected data on British industry and rising confidence in the progress of Brexit talks supported the currency.

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Disney shares rise as focus turns to streaming commitment

(Reuters) - Walt Disney's shares rose 3 percent on Friday, as Wall Street shrugged off poor financial results and focused instead on the media giant's commitment to build a service that will compete aggressively with video streaming pioneer Netflix.

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UPDATE 1-Multi-manager hedge funds hook investors with returns recovery

* Investors add $1.2 bln in first three quarters of 2017 (Updates with graphic link)

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CORRECTED-Multi-manager hedge funds hook investors with returns recovery

(Corrects date in paragraph 10 to 2016) * Citadel to return cash equal to 2017 gains - letter * Citadel flagship funds up 11.43 pct to Oct. 31 - source * Investors add $1.2 bln in first three quarters of 2017 By Maiya Keidan and Lawrence Delevingne LONDON/NEW YORK, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Multi-manager hedge funds, often star performers, have recovered from below-par returns in 2016, with investors adding $1.2 billion to them during the first three quarters of 2017. Althoug

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Multi-manager hedge funds hook investors with returns recovery

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Multi-manager hedge funds, often star performers, have recovered from below-par returns in 2016, with investors adding $1.2 billion to them during the first three quarters...

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Sterling struggles as political headwinds grow; data eyed

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Sterling consolidated losses on Friday as political uncertainty around the progress of negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union continued to weigh on the currency.

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'That's art?' Baby turns heads in Manhattan auction house window

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sculpture of a baby sleeping in an unusual New York City exhibit has Park Avenue window-shoppers alerting auction house staff that a child has been “forgotten in the display.”

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Battle for Rome's beachfront turns bloody with assault on journalist

ROME (Reuters) - A bloody attack on a journalist has prompted outrage in Italy and put the spotlight on suspected links between extreme right-wing politicians and organized crime in a notoriously unruly seaside suburb of Rome.

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Wawrinka returns to training after knee injury

(Reuters) - World number seven Stan Wawrinka has returned to training ahead of his scheduled comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) exhibition event in December.

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Vietnam turns on taps at dangerously brimming reservoirs days before APEC summit

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Vietnam released water from seven dangerously full reservoirs on Tuesday, just days before a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders and after a typhoon killed nearly 70 people.

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Lebanese president won't accept PM's resignation until he returns: sources

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's president will not accept the resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri until he returns to Lebanon, palace sources said on Sunday, delaying for now politically difficult consultations on his successor.

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Ex-Leader of Catalonia Turns Himself In to Police in Brussels

A judge issued international warrants for Carles Puigdemont and four members of his now-deposed government, all of whom were in Belgium.

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Sacked Catalonia leader turns himself in, polls show independence strength

BRUSSELS/MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Sacked Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four associates turned themselves in to Belgian police on Sunday, following Spain's issuing of an arrest warrant for rebellion and sedition.

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Golf: Rose turns up heat on Fleetwood with back-to-back wins

BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) - Justin Rose set up a thrilling finale to the European Tour campaign by winning the $7 million Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday to claim his second victory in eight days.

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Catalan ex-President turns himself in to Belgian police

Catalan ex-President Carles Puigdemont and four other Catalan officials sought by Spanish authorities turned themselves in to Belgian police on Sunday, officials said.

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Sacked Catalonia leader turns self in; polls show secessionists getting most seats in election

BRUSSELS/MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Sacked Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four associates turned himself in to Belgian police on Sunday, the Brussels prosecutor's office said, following Spain's issuing of an arrest warrant

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Australia turns down NZ offer to take asylum seekers barricaded inside camp

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia turned down on Sunday an offer to take 150 asylum seekers being held in an Australian-run detention center in Papua New Guinea, where U.N. officials have warned a humanitarian emergency is unfolding.

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NFL: Browns lineman Thomas in for bumper pay rise - report

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Browns are making Joe Thomas the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL for 2018 with a restructured contract, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on Saturday.

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Iowa jury returns guilty verdict in gender-identity murder case

(Reuters) - A man was found guilty on Friday of murdering an Iowa teenager who identified as both male and female, the Des Moines Register reported, in a case that had led U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to dispatch a federal civil rights prosecutor.

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Fans on edge as St-Pierre returns for UFC title fight

(Reuters) - Four years after he walked away from the octagon, fans of Canadian mixed martial artist Georges St-Pierre are eagerly anticipating his return on Saturday night in a middleweight title fight against Michael Bisping at UFC 217.

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Solider returns home, gives girlfriend surprise at game

US soldier Isaac Anderson returned from training with a surprise for his girlfriend at an Iowa football game.

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After year of mourning Thailand's 'floating basket' festival returns

BANGKOK (Reuters) - People in Thailand celebrated the Loy Krathong or "floating basket" festival on Friday, following a year of mourning for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej that saw many celebrations muted or canceled.

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BoE bashes sterling; Wall Street awaits Fed chief, Apple

LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling skidded on Thursday after the Bank of England indicated there would be no quick follow up to its first rate rise in a decade, while equity markets awaited news of the next Fed chief and results from Apple.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-BoE bashes sterling; Wall Street awaits Fed chief, Apple

* Sterling slides, FTSE gains as BoE hike dampens bets on more

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Asian shares up on Fed optimism, sterling firms ahead of expected BOE hike

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares inched higher on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said economic growth was solid, virtually cementing the case for a December rate rise even as investors braced for what is expected to be the Bank of England's first hike in more than 10 years.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up on Fed optimism, sterling firms ahead of expected BOE hike

TOKYO, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Asian shares inched higher on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said economic growth was solid, virtually cementing the case for a December rate rise even as investors braced for what is expected to be the Bank of England's first hike in more than 10 years.

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Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif returns to face trial

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif returned home on Thursday to face trial in an anti-corruption case he calls political revenge but opposition leaders have termed as accountability for the rich and powerful.

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Asian shares rise on Fed optimism, sterling firms on expected BOE hike

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares touched a 10-year high on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve expressed optimism about the economy, virtually cementing the case for a year-end rate hike as investors awaited the formal nomination of the next head of the central bank.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise on Fed optimism, sterling firms on expected BOE hike

* Nikkei edges down from 21-year highs ahead of Japan holiday

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New York Attack Turns Focus to Central Asian Militancy

Uzbekistan in particular, where the suspect in the New York terrorist attack is from, has produced a high number of militants.

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Ackman exits years-long Herbalife short bet, turns to options

(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who placed a $1 billion bet in 2012 that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday his firm has capped losses by recently closing out its short position in the nutrition and supplements company.

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LMEWEEK-BHP turns to drill bit to meet electric car copper consumption

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Exploration not acquisition is the best way for BHP to meet any rise in copper demand from electric vehicles, a top official at the world's biggest miner said.

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MOVES-Wealth manager Brown Shipley names Alan Mathewson new CEO

Nov 1 (Reuters) - UK-based wealth management firm Brown Shipley and Co Ltd named Alan Mathewson as its chief executive, effective April next year.

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BRIEF-Honda says changes dividend policy to aim for shareholder returns of 30 percent with dividend alone

* changes dividend policy to aim for shareholder returns of 30 percent with dividend alone, versus previous policy of combining dividend and share buybacks Further company coverage:

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Chris Brown drops new album with 45 tracks

Chris Brown dropped his latest album on Tuesday morning, but if you have plans to listen to it in full, you better grab a seat.

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Samsung Electronics to boost returns after record third-quarter profit

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd promised to return $26 billion to shareholders over the next three years as it reported record third-quarter profit on the back of the global boom in memory chips.

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UPDATE 2-Samsung Elec to boost returns after record Q3 profit

* Says to pay 29 trln won in 2018-2020 dividends (Adds capex details, analyst quote, dividend context, updates shares)

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Catalonia Leader Turns Up in Belgium After Spain Seeks Prosecution

Carles Puigdemont, the Catalan leader, arrived amid speculation that he may seek political asylum or try to form a government in exile

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Texas costume party turns deadly when man in Santa suit opens fire: police

DALLAS (Reuters) - A man dressed in a Santa Claus outfit opened fire at a weekend Halloween party in his Texas home, killing one person and injuring three others, Austin police said on Monday.

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UPDATE 3-Activist White Tale turns up pressure on Clariant

* Clariant says open for talks, has duty to all shareholders (Adds comment from Clariant)

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'This Is Us' star Justin Hartley marries Chrishell Stause

Justin Hartley is officially off the market.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX turns positive after open, Canopy Growth surges

TORONTO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index turned positive shortly after the open on Monday as energy and material stocks lift, while Canopy Growth Corp surged more than 16 percent on Constellation Brands Inc stake.

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Hyperinflation threat returns to Zimbabwe

HARARE, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Less than a decade after hyperinflation obliterated Zimbabwe's dollar along with its pensions and savings, the southern African nation is suffering a return to precipitous price rises.

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Critic’s Notebook: A Dutch Treasure Trove Returns to New Amsterdam

TEFAF, the grand daddy of art fairs, comes to the Park Avenue Armory. Here, a few highlights you shouldn’t miss.

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Christie on opioids: 'This is the AIDS epidemic of our generation, but even worse'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who chairs the Trump administration's commission on opioid abuse, said Friday the prescription drug crisis is "the AIDS epidemic of our generation, but even worse" and previewed a report from his panel due next week.

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Review: ‘M. Butterfly’ Returns to Broadway on Heavier Wings

A powerful Clive Owen is the best thing about the didactic revival of David Henry Hwang’s breakthrough look at sexual delusion and East-West relations.

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Lee Ann Womack Returns to Her Roots, Singing ‘to the Common Man’

On an album recorded in her native Texas, the country music veteran demonstrates what she’s learned from her mainstream tenure while casting off its restraints.

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Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Returns, More Familiar but Still Fun

Did last year’s surprise nostalgia phenomenon need a sequel? Not really, but we’ll take it anyway.

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Former minister of Argentina's Fernandez turns himself in

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Julio De Vido, an ex-minister who served in former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's government, turned himself in to authorities on Wednesday after he was stripped of immunity from arrest, state news agency Telam and other media reported.

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Former official of Argentina's Fernandez turns himself in to authorities -media

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Julio De Vido, an ex-minister who served in former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's government, turned himself in to authorities on Wednesday after he was stripped of immunity from arrest, local media reported.

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US Amb. Scott Brown under investigation

US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa Scott Brown says cultural differences prompted an investigation into comments he made that caused "offense" at an event in Samoa -- and that politics might have played a part as well.

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Brown rot affects Ivory Coast cocoa harvest: farmers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Brown rot disease will reduce the size of the cocoa harvest in Ivory Coast, farmers said on Wednesday.

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'This Is Us' builds Jack's backstory with surprising reveal

Caution: This post contains spoilers about the latest episode of NBC's "This Is Us."

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'This is not right... This is not conservative,' Flake tells GOP

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake called on members of his party to stand together and criticize President Donald Trump's behavior shortly after announcing he would not seek re-election.

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Venus turns back clock to edge Ostapenko in marathon

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Venus Williams produced a vintage display full of guts and determination to grind out a 7-5 6-7(3) 7-5 victory over Jelena Ostapenko in their White Group encounter at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

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Judge overturns record verdict in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder trial

Judges in two separate cases have ruled in favor of pharma giant Johnson & Johnson, overturning large financial judgments awarded to plaintiffs who believe the company's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder products caused their ovarian cancer. One award was to a California woman for $417 million, and another was to an Alabama woman for $72 million.

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Thomas battles back in Korea, shares lead with Brown

SEOUL (Reuters) - Justin Thomas refused to be thrown off his game by a double bogey midway through the third round of the $9.25 million CJ Cup in South Korea on Saturday, carding a battling 70 to set the pace with Scott Brown at the Nine Bridges course on Jeju island.

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Qantas flight to San Francisco turns back after 'technical issue'

SYDNEY, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A Qantas jumbo jet bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Australia on Saturday after a "technical issue" 90 minutes into its flight, the airline said.

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I.R.S. Says It Will Reject Tax Returns that Lack Health Insurance Disclosure

The agency says it won’t accept individual tax returns that don’t meet requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

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In Kirkuk, Kurds' joy turns to fear after Iraqi army takeover

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Turkmen and Arab shoppers stroll through an open-air food market in an ethnically mixed area of Kirkuk, haggling over the price of tomatoes and gossiping about their neighbors.

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S&P 500 ekes out record high, turns higher after Fed Powell report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 eked out record closing highs on Thursday, turning higher at the last minute after a Politico report that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate for the nominee for Fed chair.

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TABLE-Dan Brown's 'Origin' thriller steady atop U.S. fiction bestsellers

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Dan Brown's mystery thriller "Origin," the latest saga starring fictional Harvard symbology professor Robert Langdon, held steady on the top spot of the fiction bestsellers chart on Thursday. Data released by independent, online and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors across the United States was used to compile the list. Hardcover Fiction Last week 1. "Origin" 1

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX turns positive shortly after open

TORONTO, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index turned positive shortly after the open on Thursday as energy stocks reversed opening losses, while financial stocks and Teck Resources led declines.

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California Today: California Today: Why Jerry Brown Vetoes

Thursday: Jerry Brown’s veto calculus, a crisis at PG&E, and a look back at the inventor of the audience wave.

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With the crazy 'Italics', Asterix returns for 37th adventure

PARIS (Reuters) - Asterix, the indomitable pint-sized Gaul forever outfoxing the Romans, returns for his 37th comic adventure on Thursday, this time battling his way across Italy in a chariot race.

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UPDATE 3-Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​

* Sees 2017 adjusted operating profit of 576-606 million pounds

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Mariota returns to help Titans beat Colts

(The Sports Xchange) - The Tennessee Titans ended an 11-game losing streak to the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night with a big pass and a big defensive play.

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Bombardier Turns to Airbus to Salvage Imperiled Airliner

Airbus made no financial commitment to the joint venture to make and sell Bombardier’s CSeries airliner, which could be assembled in the United States, avoiding import duties.

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Sky turns orange across parts of UK

The sky turned orange across parts of the UK on Monday as dust and smoke from fires in southern Europe swept north.

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Surprise moment dog turns up after wildfires

A family forced to leave their home due to deadly wildfires reunites with their Bernese Mountain Dog "Izzy" after returning home to access the devastation.

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To Inspire Young Communists, China Turns to ‘Red Army’ Schools

President Xi Jinping is reshaping political education across China’s schools for a new era — patriotic hymns and ancient poems included.

Amazon.com Inc nytimes.com

Amazon Turns on the Charm Amid Criticism From Right and Left

After years of relying on a no-frills lobbying operation, Amazon is spreading its message far and wide in the nation’s capital.

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Woman survives Vegas massacre, returns home to devastation

One woman has an unusual survival story -- she survived the Las Vegas mass shooting and returned home only to have her home burned down by California wildfires. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield speaks to Michella Flores.

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Kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple returns to Canada

TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) - A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in neighboring Afghanistan, has returned to Canada, the Canadian government said on Friday.

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Syrian fighter pilot on trial for espionage in Turkey returns to Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Syrian fighter pilot who was detained after crashing in southern Turkey in March has returned to Syria after a Turkish court released him on Friday, Syrian TV reported.

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French cabaret Crazy Horse returns to Singapore after a decade

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crazy Horse, a French cabaret known for its topless female dancers, has returned to Singapore a decade after a franchise club failed in the conservative Southeast Asian...

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BRIEF-Brown & Brown says sets regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share

* Brown & Brown, Inc. announces 11.1% increase in quarterly cash dividend rate

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Collective consciousness to replace God: author Dan Brown

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Humanity no longer needs God but may with the help of artificial intelligence develop a new form of collective consciousness that fulfils the role of religion, U.S. author Dan...

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Fiction: Jeffrey Eugenides, Great American Novelist, Turns to the Story

In his debut collection, “Fresh Complaint,” Eugenides explores variations on the theme of failure: marital, creative and financial.

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Feature: Philip Pullman Returns to His Fantasy World

After 17 years, the author of the trilogy “His Dark Materials” carries on the story of one of literature’s most indelible heroines.

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UK retailer N Brown's revenue rises as sales grow in key brands

Oct 12 (Reuters) - British clothing retailer N Brown Group Plc reported a 5.6 percent rise in half-year revenue on strong growth in plus-sized apparel sales.

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Singapore's top eatery returns Michelin stars

On October 11, Singapore foodies woke up to one of the darkest culinary announcements the vibrant dining city has witnessed in recent times.

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'Mr. Robot' version 3.0 returns to feverish form

"Mr. Robot" was a comet, blazing brightly in its riveting first season at the risk of crashing and burning in its second. While that flame is unlikely to be fully rekindled, version 3.0 marks a welcome return to form, one that tightens the story but still seems disarmingly weird and appropriately suited to the current political and cultural moment.

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Russia turns cold on crypto-currencies

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday crypto-currencies were risky and used for crime, as Russia's central bank said it would block websites selling bitcoin and its rivals - a change of tone from a month-old promise to legalize the market.

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UPDATE 1-Procter & Gamble shareholder vote on Trian's Peltz turns into nail biter

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Trian Fund Management LP CEO Nelson Peltz's campaign to win a seat on the board of Procter & Gamble Co hung in the balance on Tuesday after a tight shareholder vote in the biggest proxy contest ever fought made the outcome too close to call.

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Chevron returns staff to Gulf platforms; no timeline on operations

HOUSTON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Chevron Corp said on Monday it has sent staff back to U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms that were shuttered ahead of Hurricane Nate, but would not speculate on when operations would return to normal.

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'This is my neighborhood, in flames'

Homes, hospitals and hotels have been evacuated in California's Napa and Sonoma counties in response to fast-spreading wildfires in the region.

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Wal-Mart speeds up in-store returns of online purchases

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would speed up the process for in-store returns of items bought on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday season, as it looks to steal a march on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart speeds up in-store returns of online purchases

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would speed up the process for in-store returns of items bought on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday season, as it looks to steal a march on e-commerce giant Amazon.com .

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Wal-Mart to speed up returns for items bought online

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it was launching a process to speed up returns of items bought on its website, in time for the busy holiday season, as it looks to compete better with e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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Lightning's Brown raises fist during national anthem

(Reuters) - Tampa Bay forward J.T. Brown raised a closed right fist during the national anthem on Saturday, joining the growing list of professional athletes protesting what they see as a pattern of racism in the treatment of African-Americans by U.S. police.

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Hear the Music Behind Dan Brown’s Latest Novel

The author’s idea for “Origin” began with hearing his brother, Gregory Brown, blend sacred music and science in a Darwin-inspired mass.

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Tropical storm Nate turns deadly as it heads to US

After barreling portions of Central America, Tropical Storm Nate is expected to reach the US Gulf Coast over the weekend as a hurricane.

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Rublev turns tables to dump Berdych out of China Open

(Reuters) - Russian teenager Andrey Rublev recovered from a set and a break down to storm past former winner Tomas Berdych and into the China Open quarter-finals on Thursday.

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Amnesty International urges halt to Afghan refugee returns

KABUL (Reuters) - The human rights group Amnesty International urged European nations on Thursday to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their "deeply unsafe" home country, saying the policy risked causing serious harm to those affected.

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Ohio court overturns death sentence for convicted murderer, orders new trial

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering a female bartender and ordered a new trial, saying prosecutors erred in showing jurors knives not used in the crime that the man owned.

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Las Vegas probe turns to shooter's girlfriend as Trump visits scene

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The girlfriend of the gunman who slaughtered 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas was expected to be questioned on Wednesday over the mass shooting at a music festival that has baffled investigators probing the killer's motive.

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Brown energy? Dung to power Finnish horse show

OSLO (Reuters) - Horse manure will generate electricity for an international horse show in Finland this month in a new form of alternative energy, Finnish utility Fortum said on Wednesday.

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Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend ahead of Trump visit

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The quest by police to comprehend why a retiree shot 58 people to death in Las Vegas has turned to the gunman's girlfriend, who has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigators' questions about what she knew of his motives.

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Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend on eve of Trump visit

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The quest by police to comprehend why a retiree shot 58 people to death in Las Vegas has turned to the gunman's girlfriend, who has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigators' questions about what she knew of his motives.

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Marilou Danley, Girlfriend of Casino Gunman, Returns to U.S.

In the search for a motive in the Las Vegas shooting, some clues may be known only to her.

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Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend in Philippines

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 59 people in the bloodiest mass shooting in modern U.S. history turned on Tuesday to the gunman's girlfriend in the Philippines, where she turned up after the massacre, authorities said.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books of The Times: In Dan Brown’s ‘Origin,’ Robert Langdon Returns, With an A.I. Friend in Tow

Brown’s latest novel features a brilliant futurist and a plot that revolves around the tensions between creationism and science.

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Soccer: From ridiculous to sublime, Tite turns Brazil around

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Little more than a year has gone by since Tite took over as coach of a Brazil side still reeling from embarrassing exits in the World Cup and Copa America but in that short time he has transformed the team into favorites for Russia 2018.

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Catalan Independence Vote Turns Violent

Hundreds of people were hurt as the Spanish police closed polling stations and seized ballot boxes during Catalonia’s independence vote on Sunday.

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'SNL' returns with Trump mockery

NBC's long-running "Saturday Night Live" started its new season where it left off with the last one, making fun of President Donald Trump.

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Bailey: Trump can't handle criticism from brown people or women

Nothing in the tweets President Donald Trump sent out Saturday morning criticizing the people of Puerto Rico and the commonwealth's female mayor revealed anything new about his character. But his supporters' continued defense of him in the face of such behavior revealed theirs. That's a bigger threat to our democracy than anything Trump could do, except start WWIII.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Profile: The World According to Dan Brown

A visit with Dan Brown, whose new novel — as with all of his works — doesn’t shy away from the big questions, but rushes pell-mell into them. In “Origin,” the question is: Can science make religion obsolete?

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Trump's tax returns are about to come back with a vengeance

When Donald Trump unveiled his tax-reform proposal on Wednesday in Indianapolis, he promised the audience that his plan wouldn't help people like him. At all.

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Trump administration in spotlight as U.S. top court returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration's ability to win over the U.S. Supreme Court will be put to the test when the nine justices begin their new term on Monday with major cases awaiting on voting rights, religious liberty, union funding and class-action suits.

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Man of ‘Gotham’ Returns

“Gotham” — a 1,400-page radical history of New York — was an unlikely hit. Now, 20 years later, Mike Wallace has finished Volume II. And he’s still not done.