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De Blasio Seeks to Turn Homeless ‘Cluster Sites’ Into Affordable Housing

Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a plan geared toward converting 800 apartments used to house the homeless into affordable housing.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

The Shift: The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess.

Hard-right activists, censored and banned by Twitter and Facebook, tried to create their own digital services. But they appear to have hit obstacles.

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BRIEF-Supervalu & Instacart To Launch New E-Commerce Sites

* SUPERVALU AND INSTACART TO LAUNCH NEW E-COMMERCE SITES AS PART OF MULTIYEAR AGREEMENT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Putin orders 'significant part' of Russian forces in Syria to withdraw

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying Islamic State in just over two years.

Florence (Italy) nytimes.com

Florence Journal: ‘Taxi Therapy’ for Young Cancer Patients in Italy

In Florence, Caterina Bellandi, or Zia Caterina, gives free rides and adds a colorful note to the lives of children battling cancer.

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Why Jerusalem's holy sites are significant

CNN's Oren Liebermann explains why the religious sites in Jerusalem's Old City hold such importance.

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China pledges 'significant' market opening for foreign investors

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will "significantly" widen market access for foreign investors, state radio on Wednesday quoted vice premier Wang Yang as saying, following a recent move to raise foreign ownership limits in local financial firms.

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BRIEF-‍$11.1 Million Sale By Genesis Of Two Sites In Sage Meadows​

* ‍$11.1 MILLION SALE BY GENESIS OF TWO SITES IN SAGE MEADOWS​

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Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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UPDATE 1--Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Dec 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Exclusive: Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Exclusive - Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Ireland says it needs significantly more clarity from UK on Brexit border

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will need "significantly more clarity" from the British government on the future of the Northern Ireland border before it will allow Brexit talks to move onto the next phase, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Thursday.

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ZPG revenue up on increased traffic to its websites

Nov 29 (Reuters) - ZPG plc, the owner of British property websites Zoopla and PrimeLocation, reported a 23.7 percent jump in full-year revenue, driven by increased traffic to its sites.

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Norway's wealth fund sees no significant differences between oil, gas stocks and market

OSLO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said on Tuesday it found no significant differences in expected return for oil and gas stocks and the market.

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Google says no changes in algorithm to re-rank websites: Russian watchdog

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday it had been informed by Google that the search engine does not change its algorithm to re-rank individual websites.

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Google says no changes in algorithm to re-rank websites - Russian watchdog

MOSCOW, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday it had been informed by Google that the search engine does not change its algorithm to re-rank individual websites.

Defectors (Political) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Parasites Feeding on North Koreans

A defector’s condition is a window into Kim Jong-un’s slave state — and the countries that abet it.

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NAFTA round wrapping up, 'significant differences' remain

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States, Mexico and Canada were wrapping up a fifth round of talks to update NAFTA on Tuesday with major differences yet to be resolved, casting doubt on whether a deal could be reached by the end of March 2018 as planned.

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Daily Beast among digital sites eyeing sale

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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.

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T-Mobile US to propose significant share buyback

BARCELONA (Reuters) - T-Mobile US will propose a "significant" share buyback that could start in December, CFO Braxton Carter said on Thursday, a sign that the third biggest carrier in the United States is confident in its outlook after the collapse of a merger with Sprint Corp.

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T-Mobile US to propose significant share buyback: CFO

BARCELONA (Reuters) - U.S. No.3 carrier T-Mobile US will propose a "significant" share buyback that could start in December, finance chief Braxton Carter said on Thursday, a sign of confidence after the collapse of its merger with Sprint Corp.

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T-Mobile US to propose significant share buyback - CFO

BARCELONA, Nov 16 (Reuters) - U.S. No.3 carrier T-Mobile US will propose a "significant" share buyback that could start in December, finance chief Braxton Carter said on Thursday, a sign of confidence after the collapse of its merger with Sprint Corp.

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U.S. Army sees 'significant' gaps in reporting criminal activities to law enforcement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army's chief of staff said on Wednesday there were "significant" gaps in reporting soldiers' criminal activities to law enforcement, an omission the Air Force acknowledged in the case of a Texas gunmen who killed 26 people.

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BRIEF-MidWestOne Financial Group's CFO Katie Lorenson resigned on November 14

* On Nov 14, 2017, Katie A. Lorenson announced her resignation as CFO of co, effective on Dec 7, 2017 - SEC filing​

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Vancouver imposes sharp restrictions on Airbnb, homesharing sites

VANCOUVER, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The city of Vancouver passed new rules on Tuesday banning homeowners from renting out certain kinds of property on short-term rental websites like Airbnb, as part of an attempt to deal with a housing shortage that has led to soaring rents.

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Tyson weighs sites for $320 million chicken plant after Kansas town objects

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc is weighing new sites for a $320 million chicken slaughterhouse after opposition from residents of a small Kansas town picked for the project, the chief executive said on Monday.

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#MeToo: CNN's Alisyn Camerota tells her own story

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No more Holy Smokes - Vatican bans sale of cigarettes

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has ordered a ban on the sale of cigarettes inside the Vatican from next year because of health concerns, a spokesman said on Thursday.

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Online travel sites getting squeezed by Airbnb, hotel chains

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Online travel booking sites Priceline Group and TripAdvisor took a beating from investors on Tuesday, highlighting how the companies' once industry-disrupting model is under growing pressure from other competitors.

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BRIEF-ZCL Composites posts Q3 earnings per share c$0.17

* ZCL Composites Inc says ‍backlog was $43.3 million as at September 30, 2017, down $3.1 million or 7 pct, from $46.5 million a year earlier​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Ferrari CEO promises significant margin expansion with new business plan

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ferrari Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne tells analysts in a post-results conference call:

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CNN's Acosta: How is this not collusion?

CNN's Jim Acosta asked White House press secretary Sarah Sanders if President Trump's affiliation to George Papadapoulos, a former policy adviser on the Trump campaign who pleaded guilty to lying about his Russian connections, amounted to collusion.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

FEMA Cites ‘Significant Concerns’ With Puerto Rico Power Contract

The federal disaster relief agency said it was looking into whether a contract between the island’s utility and a small Montana company was reasonable.

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FEMA cites significant concerns with Puerto Rico energy deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Emergency Management Administration on Friday said it did not approve a multi-million dollar contract between Puerto Rico's power utility and a small Montana firm to repair storm damage, and has "significant concerns" about the deal.

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U.S. FEMA cites significant concerns with Puerto Rico energy deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Emergency Management Administration on Friday said it did not approve a multi-million dollar contract between Puerto Rico's power utility and a small Montana firm to repair storm damage, and has "significant concerns" about the deal.

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Britain's competition watchdog to investigate hotel booking sites

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator said on Friday it would investigate hotel booking websites over its concerns that they did not help people find the best deal and were potentially breaking consumer law.

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A significant storm could hit New York

Sunday marks the five-year anniversary of when Superstorm Sandy hit New Jersey and New York. This Sunday night into Monday morning, some forecast models show, another big storm will lash the Northeast.

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Russian troll sites kept online by American companies

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Park Service proposes $70 fee for popular sites

The National Park Service proposes more than doubling the entrance fees at 17 popular national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone, to help pay for infrastructure improvements.

Quantitative Easing nytimes.com

Trump’s Fed Finalists Offer a Clear Choice: Status Quo or Significant Change

The candidates on President Trump’s short list for Federal Reserve chairman have very different views about the best way to manage the economy.

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Airbus, Bombardier deal "incredibly significant news" - N.Ireland's DUP

BELFAST, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The leader of the Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government said Airbus SE's acquisition of a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's C-Series passenger jet program was "incredibly significant news" for Belfast.

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Ancient Roman theater unearthed next to Jerusalem's Western Wall

Israeli archeologists say they have made a dramatic discovery adjacent to the Western Wall in Jerusalem after unearthing what they believe could have been a theater dating from ancient Roman times.

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Significant gaps remain in bid to restore Northern Irish power-sharing: UK PM May's office

LONDON (Reuters) - Significant gaps still remain between parties attempting to restore Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration, British Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Monday after she spoke with Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Iraqi Forces Said to Seize Oil Sites and Airport Outside Kirkuk

Iraq said it was at the gates of the Kurdish-held city, and Kurds loyal to an opposition party said they had intentionally made way for advancing government forces.

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Observers see 'significant and numerous' problems at Kyrgyzstan vote

BISHKEK (Reuters) - European observers said on Monday there were "numerous and significant procedural problems" during the count in Kyrgyzstan's presidential vote, but praised the orderly transfer of power in the volatile ex-Soviet state.

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Airbus CEO warns of significant fines over corruption probe

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders reiterated on Friday the group could face significant fines as the result of UK and French corruption investigations into the use of middlemen in plane sales.

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Lawmakers demand answers after CNN's EPA probe

More than 40 congressional Democrats sent a letter to the White House expressing "deep concern" over the Environmental Protection Agency's recent proposal to "reverse clean water safeguards" for an area of Alaska that is home to the world's most valuable wild salmon fishery.

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U.S. warns Puerto Rico against tapping water at toxic waste sites

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. environmental regulator warned residents of Puerto Rico on Wednesday not to break into wells at industrial waste sites as parts of the island still struggle with drinking water shortages three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit.

Disabilities nytimes.com

College Websites Must Accommodate Disabled Students, Lawsuits Say

Eight suits filed against New York colleges and universities are part of a growing legal movement to make the internet accessible to users with disabilities.

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Cherry juice? How to reduce exercise soreness

I have a confession: I don't mind exercise-related pain. In fact, I welcome it. Now before you conclude that I'm a masochist, let me explain: The type of pain I'm talking about is soreness that comes after exercise and may last for a few days before going away. Known as delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS for short, it's a sign that your workout is making you stronger. I consider it "good" pain. That's in contrast to "bad" pain, which typically happens during exercise and gets worse afterward. It's a sign that you have an injury.

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BRIEF-Florence Capital Advisors reports 8.9 pct passive stake in Landmark Infrastructure Partners

* Florence Capital Advisors, LLC reports 8.9 percent passive stake in Landmark Infrastructure Partners Lp as of September 12, 2017 - SEC filing‍​ Source: (http://bit.ly/2y9YlPd) Further company coverage:

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Russian central bank to ban websites offering crypto-currencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will block access to websites of exchanges that offer crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, Russian Central Bank First Deputy Governor Sergei Shvetsov said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders has warned staff of "turbulent and confusing times" amid French and UK anti-bribery and corruption investigations and urged them to support the aerospace group's top management and the board.

Firearms nytimes.com

As Bump Stock Demand Surges, Retailers Remove the Product From Websites

Although consumers clamored for the firearm attachment used by the Las Vegas gunman, Walmart and Cabela’s stripped the item from their online stores.

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Album: Worshiping Santa Muerte, ‘Holy Death,’ in Queens

The photographer Griselda San Martin documents a fast-growing movement — condemned by the Vatican, beloved by immigrant followers.

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Exclusive: SEC forensics unit sought resources, cyber training ahead of 2016 hack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In August 2016, just two months before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission discovered its corporate filing system had been hacked, the SEC's internal watchdog, Carl Hoecker, received a plea for help from his new forensics investigative unit.

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BRIEF-Equifax says concluded forensic investigation of cybersecurity incident

* Equifax announces cybersecurity firm has concluded forensic investigation of cybersecurity incident

Constitutions nytimes.com

Catalans Camp at Voting Sites as Independence Confrontation Looms

Scores of polling stations were occupied by people intent on keeping them open for Sunday’s independence referendum in defiance of the Spanish government.

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Israel says it foiled planned ISIS-inspired attack at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Thursday it had thwarted a plan by two Israeli Arabs with Islamic State sympathies to mount an attack at a contested Jerusalem holy site where a July gun ambush set off a wave of violence.

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Watch highlights from CNN's health care debate

Four senators debated the future of health care in the midst of Republicans' third high-profile attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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French President Macron says Europe needs significantly higher carbon price

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that Europe needed a significant minimum carbon price to boost investment in its energy transition, and a European carbon tax at the bloc's borders to guarantee fair competition for its companies.

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CNN's health care debate at 9 p.m. ET

CNN will host a bipartisan health care town hall debate Monday night in the midst of a third high-profile attempt by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Essentra says two Puerto Rico sites disrupted by Hurricane Maria

Sept 25 (Reuters) - Essentra Plc said two of its health and personal care packaging sites in Puerto Rico have been disrupted as a result of the recent Hurricane Maria, and added that there are "significant impediments" to resuming manufacturing activity.

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All eyes on Susan Collins as she appears on CNN's 'State of the Union'

Republicans' latest efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act are hanging on by a thread, and the party is waiting for GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine to make her next move.

Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) nytimes.com

Theresa May Seeks to Unlock Brexit Talks in Florence Speech

After a week of intense infighting over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the prime minister hopes to advance stalled negotiations.

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UK's May seeks Florentine renaissance for deadlocked Brexit talks

FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to rescue stalled Brexit talks on Friday with a speech in the Italian city of Florence she hopes will convince the European Union she is ready to cut a fair divorce deal.

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BRIEF-Playa Hotels & Resorts incurred no significant damage from Maria

* Playa Hotels & Resorts incurred no significant damage from Maria

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Can Florence's beauty help Britain seduce the EU?

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Florence declined and London may too, banks warn ahead of May's speech

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Britain is in danger of losing its place in the financial world much in the same way Florence did after its Renaissance heyday, an industry group warned on Thursday.

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Exclusive: Google offers to display rival sites via auction - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet unit Google has offered to display rival shopping comparison sites via an auction in order to comply with an EU antitrust order to stop favoring its own shopping service, four people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Subways nytimes.com

British Police Make ‘Significant Arrest’ in Parsons Green Subway Bombing

The suspect, identified only as an 18-year-old man, was detained in the port area of Dover, in southeastern England; the threat level remained critical.

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BRIEF-Morguard says no significant damage to Southeastern U.S. portfolio after Irma

* Morguard reports no significant damage to Southeastern U.S. Portfolio after hurricane Irma Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Prologis says Florida properties had incurred no significant damage from Hurricane Irma

* Prologis Inc - Florida properties had incurred no significant damage from Hurricane Irma Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Jews and Judaism nytimes.com

Trump to Hold Call with Jewish Leaders Ahead of High Holy Days

Despite friction with rabbinical groups, President Trump will hold a conference call on Friday with Jewish leaders ahead of the High Holy Days.

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BRIEF-Playa Hotels & Resorts says incurred no significant damage from Irma

* Playa Hotels & Resorts incurred no significant damage from Irma Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

Restaurants nytimes.com

Drew Nieporent May Be the Last Old-School Restaurateur Standing

At a time when chefs get all the attention, the owner of Nobu and Bâtard is still the effusive greeter and public face of his restaurants.

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U.S. Senate may vote this week to add penalties for sex traffic sites: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate may vote as soon as Tuesday on a bipartisan proposal that would make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

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US Senate may vote this week to add penalties for sex traffic sites -sources

WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate may vote as soon as Tuesday on a bipartisan proposal that would make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

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Shire says trial shows new HAE drug significantly reduces attacks

LONDON (Reuters) - London-listed drugmaker Shire said on Monday it had successfully tested a new medicine that prevents attacks in patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare genetic disease that causes swelling of extremities, the gastrointestinal tract and upper airways.

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Miami's main airport sustains 'significant' damage from storm

Florida's largest airport is picking up the pieces after taking a hit from Hurricane Irma -- and it's unclear when it'll be up and running again.

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Irma pummels CNN's Chris Cuomo

The wind and rain near the eye intensify as CNN's Chris Cuomo witnesses the power of Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida.

Credit Scores nytimes.com

Your Money: After the Equifax Breach: Rage, Crashed Sites and New Promises

Now that as many as 143 million Social Security numbers may be out in the wild, everyone wants to freeze their credit files at once. It isn’t always easy.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

U.S. Students in Florence Accuse Police Officers of Rape

Italian authorities are investigating the accusations, and Italy’s defense minister has said there appeared to be “some basis” to the allegations.

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More on 'This is Sex' with CNN's Lisa Ling

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BRIEF-Alibaba, Lawson to sell Chinese tourists tickets for Japan sites- Nikkei

* Alibaba, Lawson to sell in China tickets for Japanese museums, other facilities; Lawson's unit to join Alibaba's travel booking site, Fliggy - Nikkei Source text : (http://s.nikkei.com/2vZeLY2) Further company coverage:

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Russia: U.S. closure of diplomatic sites a 'blatantly hostile act'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow denounced the American decision to close three Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States as a "blatantly hostile act" that violated international law and demanded Washington reverse the order on Sunday.

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Toxic waste sites flooded in Texas, EPA says

At least 13 toxic waste sites in Texas were flooded or damaged by Hurricane Harvey, adding on to the challenges as the area begins clean up efforts following the deadly storm.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization nytimes.com

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

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

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Eid al-Adha: Muslims Around the World Celebrate Holy Festival

The Feast of Sacrifice, or “big Eid,” is one of the two major religious festivals of Islam.

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BRIEF-Tenaris reports no major damage to its industrial sites in South Texas following hurricane Harvey

* Tenaris reports no major damage to its industrial sites in southtexas following hurricane Harvey

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BRIEF-DCT Industrial Trust reports no significant damage from Hurricane Harvey

* DCT Industrial Trust reports no significant damage from Hurricane Harvey Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Campbell Soup expects "significantly weaker performance" in 1H 2018

* Campbell Soup CEO - "I am not happy with Campbell Fresh performance... We expect the unit to return to profitable growth in fiscal 2018"

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U.S. pressure or not, U.N. nuclear watchdog sees no need to check Iran military sites

VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States is pushing U.N. nuclear inspectors to check military sites in Iran to verify it is not breaching its nuclear deal with world powers. But for this to happen, inspectors must believe such checks are necessary and so far they do not, officials say.

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BRIEF-Disney preparing significant budget cuts at ABC TV group unit- WSJ

* Disney preparing significant budget cuts at ABC TV Group unit, including cutting upto 10% of unit's annual costs- WSJ, citing sources

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Iran rejects US call for UN nuclear watchdog to inspect more sites

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed US demands for the UN's nuclear watchdog to inspect Iran's military sites, saying in a televised interview that "we will not accept anything by force."

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Iran rejects U.S. demand for U.N. visit to military sites

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has dismissed a U.S. demand for United Nations nuclear inspectors to visit its military bases as "merely a dream".

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Iran rejects U.S. demand for U.N. inspector visit to military sites

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has dismissed a U.S. demand for U.N. nuclear inspectors to visit its military bases as "merely a dream" as Washington reviews a 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers, including the United States.

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Netanyahu: Iran building missile production sites in Syria, Lebanon

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Iran is building sites to produce precision-guided missiles in Syria and Lebanon, with the aim of using them against Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Restaurant Brands New Zealand Acquires 10 KFC sites in Australia

* Purchase which will be 100% debt funded is expected to settle in stages between september and november 2017

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Free rent, iconic sites offered in race for London's EU agencies

LONDON (Reuters) - European cities from Amsterdam to Zagreb have lined up sweetheart deals including free rents, landmark buildings and tailor-made relocation services in a race to house two prestigious EU agencies that will leave London after Brexit.

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U.S. asks if Iran military sites to be checked under nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States wants to know if the United Nations atomic watchdog plans to inspect Iranian military sites to verify Tehran's compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown

* Regulator warns Taobao, 4 others, over sale of illegal VPNs

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China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have issued a warning to the country's top e-commerce platforms, including Alibaba Holding Group Ltd's Taobao.com, over the sale of illegal virtual private networks that allow users to skirt state censorship controls.

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Far-right sites face lawsuits after naming wrong man as Charlottesville driver

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Trump to CNN's Jim Acosta: You're fake news

President Donald Trump rejected CNN's Jim Acosta's request to answer questions following an event at the White House, calling CNN "fake news."

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Nordstrom websites boost same-store sales, shares jump

(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales on Thursday as more people shopped at the apparel retailer's online stores, sending shares up 2.5 percent after the bell.

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New Zealand Labour's new leader makes significant gains in election race

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The race for New Zealand's September election has tightened significantly only days after the appointment of New Zealand's new opposition Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern, a poll said on Wednesday.

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Justice Department resumes effort to improve forensic testimony

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is reviving efforts that first started under the Obama administration to develop uniform standards governing what forensic experts are permitted to say during criminal trials.

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Jordan's King Abdallah discusses holy site tensions in Ramallah

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdallah will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday for the first time in five years to discuss tensions at a Jerusalem holy site and wider political developments.

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UPDATE 1-China holds drill to shut down 'harmful' websites

HONG KONG, Aug 3 (Reuters) - China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year.

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China holds drill to shut down 'harmful' websites

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China held a drill on Thursday with internet service providers to practice taking down websites deemed harmful, as the country's censors tighten control ahead of a sensitive five-yearly political reshuffle set to take place later this year.

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HBO conducts forensic review to understand scope of hack

(Reuters) - HBO's chief said on Wednesday that the company is conducting a forensic review of its computer systems to better understand the scope of a cyber attack that surfaced over the weekend.

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UPDATE 1-HBO conducts forensic review to understand scope of hack

Aug 2 (Reuters) - HBO's chief said on Wednesday that the company is conducting a forensic review of its computer systems to better understand the scope of a cyber attack that surfaced over the weekend.

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Trump calls Russia sanctions legislation 'significantly flawed'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the Russia sanctions legislation he signed into law "significantly flawed" and urged Congress to not use the measure to hinder U.S. efforts to resolve the Ukraine conflict with its European allies.

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Icahn's biofuel bet faces significant headwinds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's multimillion-dollar bet against U.S. biofuel prices is looking increasingly risky in the wake of a Friday court ruling that will likely boost the cost of complying with the program.

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EPA adds hazardous waste sites to priority list

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday it is adding seven hazardous waste sites and proposing four new ones across the country to its list of national priorities, making them eligible to receive federal funding for cleanup.

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Russia bans VPNs to stop users from looking at censored sites

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BRIEF-Magnegas announces significant continued improvement in Magnegas2 production

* Magnegas announces significant continued improvement in Magnegas2 production from butanol feedstock

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Japan PM Abe's 'Holy Grail' of revising pacifist constitution increasingly elusive

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has achieved much of his conservative security agenda since taking office in 2012 but unless he can revive his flagging popularity, his goal of revising the pacifist constitution is likely to elude his grasp.

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Saudi Arabia says that calls for internationalization of holy sites 'a declaration of war'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call.

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Putin bans VPNs to stop Russians accessing prohibited websites

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits technology that provides access to websites banned in Russia, the government's website showed on Sunday.

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Saudi Arabia says calls for internationalization of holy sites 'a declaration of war'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called Qatar's demands for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, although it was unclear whether Qatar had actually made any such demand.

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Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site on Friday

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel sent extra police into Jerusalem on Friday and said men under the age of 50 would be banned from the Old City's Al-Aqsa mosque for the day in anticipation of more mass protests.

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Sen. Graham vows 'holy hell to pay' if Jeff Sessions is fired

As President Donald Trump continues to publicly criticize Jeff Sessions, one of the attorney general's former colleagues is promising that if Sessions is fired, there will be "holy hell to pay."

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Graham: There will be holy hell to pay if Sessions is fired

Sen. Lindsey Graham says Donald Trump's recent behavior towards US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is "turning democracy upside down."

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Israel removes all security apparatus from holy site after unrest

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel overnight removed all security infrastructure it had put in place this month at Muslim entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, stepping up its efforts to diffuse political and religious tension.

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Turkey's Erdogan says Israel damaging Jerusalem's 'Islamic character'

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Wednesday of inflicting damage on Jerusalem's "Islamic character", in comments likely to further inflame regional tensions in a dispute over the Al-Aqsa mosque.

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Israel removing metal detectors at holy site

Israel is removing recently installed metal detectors outside the entrance to the al-Aqsa mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem, the Israeli Prime Minister's Office announced early Tuesday morning.

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Qatari websites unblocked in Saudi due to technical glitch: royal adviser

RIYADH (Reuters) - Websites and some television channels linked to Qatar were unblocked in Saudi Arabia on Monday morning but the change arose from a technical glitch and the restrictions will be reimposed shortly, a key Saudi royal court adviser said.

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Israel adds security cameras at Jerusalem holy site

Israel has installed security cameras near the entrance to one of the holiest sites in Jerusalem as tensions between Israelis and Palestinians edge higher following a violent week.

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Tear gas scene from Jerusalem's 'Day of Rage'

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Muslim elders called for a "Day of Rage" on Friday to protest at new Israeli security measures at Jerusalem's holiest site, photographer Ammar Awad knew where he had to be.

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Israel bars men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for prayers

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Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel bolstered security in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday and prepared for possible clashes with Muslim worshippers after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided metal detectors at a sensitive holy site would not be removed.

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Israel faces mounting Palestinian anger over holy site metal detectors

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is weighing whether to remove metal detectors at a Jerusalem holy site whose installation after a deadly attack last week has stoked Palestinian protests, an Israeli cabinet minister said on Thursday.

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UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar government sites, sparking diplomatic row: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. intelligence officials.

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UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar gov't sites, sparking diplomatic row: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. intelligence officials.

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Israel reopens Jerusalem's Noble Sanctuary after deadly shooting

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel reopened Jerusalem's Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound on Sunday, drawing a protest by Muslim religious authorities over the installation of metal detectors at entrances two days after a deadly shooting.

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After deadly shooting, Israel says Jerusalem's Noble Sanctuary to reopen Sunday

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will reopen the Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound on Sunday, a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday, after the holy site had been shut down over a deadly shooting attack.

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Two Israeli policemen shot dead near Jerusalem holy site, gunmen killed: police

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Three Arab-Israeli gunmen opened fire at police near Jerusalem's holiest site on Friday, killing two Israeli policemen, before security forces killed the attackers, police said.

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Three Israelis wounded in shooting near Jerusalem holy site, gunmen dead: police

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Three gunmen opened fire at police near Jerusalem's holiest site on Friday, wounding three Israelis, two of them critically, before the attackers were killed by security forces, Israeli police said.

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2 shot in Jerusalem's Old City

Two people have been seriously injured after a shooting Friday in Jerusalem's Old City, according to Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.

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Several Casualties in Shooting Near Jerusalem Holy Site: Police

Three attackers opened fire near Jerusalem's holiest site on Friday, wounding three Israelis, two of them critically, before they were killed, Israeli police said.

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BRIEF-Amgen says second phase 3 study shows kyprolis regimen significantly improves overall survival in patients with relapsed multiple myeloma

* Second phase 3 study shows Kyprolis (carfilzomib) regimen significantly improves overall survival in patients with relapsed multiple myeloma

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Conway, CNN's Cuomo clash over Trump Jr.'s meeting

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer in a wide-ranging, 35-minute interview Monday with CNN's Chris Cuomo, saying there was "no information provided that was meaningful."

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20 World Heritage Sites in pictures

In early July, the World Heritage Committee is meeting in Krakow, Poland to review the nomination of 33 sites for inscription on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Here are some of the sites The 2017 nominations include six natural sites, one mixed ( both natural and cultural) and 26 cultural sites. Here are some of the winners and nominations.

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Dying "Mother Ganga": India's holy river succumbs to pollution

DEVPRAYAG/VARANASI/SAGAR ISLAND, India (Reuters) - India's holy Ganges begins as a crystal clear river high in the icy Himalayas but pollution and excessive usage transforms it into toxic sludge on its journey through burgeoning cities, industrial hubs and past millions of devotees.

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Lebanese army prosecutor orders forensic probe into Syrians' deaths

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese military prosecutor ordered forensics to examine the bodies of four Syrians who died in army custody last week following calls for an inquiry by rights groups, a judge said on Saturday.

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BRIEF-Anthera announces expansion of screening in European sites in phase 3 result clinical study of sollpura

* Anthera announces expansion of screening in European sites in phase 3 result clinical study of sollpura

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BRIEF-Bristol-Myers Squibb's Orencia receives FDA approval

* Bristol-Myers Squibb's Orencia (abatacept) receives FDA approval for treatment of active psoriatic arthritis (PSA) in adults

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Great Barrier Reef kept off list of Heritage sites in danger

After a devastating coral die-off, campaigners in Australia had been expecting the Great Barrier Reef to slip onto UNESCO's "List of World Heritage in Danger."

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BRIEF-Patheon NV expects to invest about $45 mln at sites across its global network

* Expects to invest approximately $45 million at sites across its global network Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Europe's airports expect significant cost from new U.S. security measures

BERLIN (Reuters) - Significant costs are expected to be incurred from new security measures on flights to the United States, which will likely be borne by airports, airlines and passengers, European airports association ACI Europe said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Marlin, Sailfish execute agreement to acquire significant gold royalty

* Marlin and Sailfish execute agreement to acquire significant gold royalty - spin-out of sailfish to marlin shareholders expected in q4

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Philippines says death toll in rebel-held town could rise 'significantly'

MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippine military said on Wednesday it was likely that large numbers of civilians had been killed during the five-week occupation of a southern town by Islamist rebels, due to "atrocities" by the militants allied with Islamic State.

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Government websites in 3 states hacked with ISIS messages

Government websites in Ohio, Maryland and New York have been hacked with what appears to be pro-ISIS propaganda.

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Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Muslims in Asia celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

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SeaWorld subject of federal probes related to CNN's 'Blackfish' documentary

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BRIEF-Moleculin Biotech announces "significant" discovery with potential to treat pancreatic cancer

* Moleculin biotech inc says announces "significant" discovery with potential to treat pancreatic cancer

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Italy tourism minister says crowds should be limited at famous sites

ROME (Reuters) - Tourist flows should be monitored at famous sites in Italy in cities like Rome and Florence, with access limited when crowd numbers swell, the culture and tourism minister said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Avita Medical says new trial shows ReCell heals donor sites faster

* Avita Medical Ltd says new randomized trial shows ReCell heals donor sites faster

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Five Sites of New York’s L.G.B.T. History

Jacob Riis Park, a Manhattan church, the Bum Bum Bar and more. In 360 degrees, visit five sites that helped shape New York City’s L.G.B.T. community and its history.

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Beyonce gives birth to twins: celebrity news websites

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. singer Beyonce has given birth to twins in Los Angeles, several celebrity news websites reported on Saturday, citing unidentified sources.

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Album Review: Lorde Learns She Can’t Party Away Her Melancholy on ‘Melodrama’

After conquering pop in 2013, this 20-year-old singer has released a second album full of nights out and their discontents.

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Egypt bans scores of news websites in growing censorship crackdown

CAIRO (Reuters) - An often fiery government critic, Egyptian journalist Khaled al-Balshi has been arrested, had his operations monitored, and staff harassed by police for years. Yet his website Al-Bedaiah, a rare dissident voice in Egypt, had never been touched.

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Styles Q. & A.: Virgil Abloh Projects Politics Into His Florence Fashion Show

Abloh, a multi-hyphenate talent, has enlisted the artist Jenny Holzer to make a statement about the international refugee crisis.

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On Golf: For Golfers Who Curse Their Play at the U.S. Open, There’s Holy Hill

A Catholic basilica looms on the horizon of the event’s final hole as if floating in the clouds, and its friars have invited contestants to attend Mass.

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In Jerusalem's Old City, Palestinians recall 1967 uprooting

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Days after capturing Jerusalem's Old City in a 1967 war, Israel razed the Moroccan Quarter, a ramshackle neighborhood of Palestinian homes in front of the Western Wall, aiming to create an open space for Jews to pray at one of their holiest sites.

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Islamic State claims suicide attack killing at least 20 near Shi'ite holy city

HILLA, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt in a market east of the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala on Friday, killing at least 20 and wounding 25, Iraqi security sources said.

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BRIEF-Bristol-Myers announces availability of Orencia subcutaneous administration option for patients above 2 yrs of age with moderately to severely active polyarticular JIA

* Bristol-Myers Squibb announces availability of new Orencia (abatacept) subcutaneous administration option for patients 2 years of age and older with moderately to severely active polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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TSMC will consider Taiwan sites ahead of offshore ones for new foundry

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's largest contract chipmaker, will consider sites in Taiwan before offshore options when it decides the location of a multi-billion dollar foundry early next year, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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Watch security forces rush to attack sites in Tehran

Security forces rush to site of multiple attacks in Tehran.

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British police say significant evidence found in car linked to Manchester bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - Forensic examination of a car seized in connection with a suicide bombing in Manchester last month has uncovered significant evidence, British police said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Viking Therapeutics says statistically significant reductions in fibrosis, liver collagen, after 8 weeks of VK2809 treatment

* Viking Therapeutics announces promising top line results from in vivo study of VK2809 in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

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U.S. embassy in Egypt bans personnel from visiting religious sites outside Cairo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Personnel assigned to the U.S. Mission in Egypt are prohibited from visiting religious sites outside greater Cairo until further notice, the U.S. embassy said on Monday in a security message posted on its website.

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UK police find 'significant' car in Manchester bomb investigation

Police in Britain say they have found a car they believe to be "significant" to their investigation into Manchester bomber Salman Abedi.

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UK police locate potentially significant car in Manchester bomb investigation

LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating last week's Manchester suicide bombing said on Friday they had evacuated an area in the city center after identifying a car which could be "significant" to their inquiry.

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BRIEF-Boyd Group Income Fund significantly enhances credit facility

* Boyd Group Income Fund significantly enhances credit facility

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Stenson backing Wentworth winner Noren for major glory

VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - British Open title holder Henrik Stenson believes new BMW PGA Championship winner Alexander Noren has all the credentials to become the second Swede to triumph in a men's major.

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Lenovo's struggling mobile business sets sites on high-end market

HONG KONG (Reuters) - After a bruising fall from its spot as the world's third-largest mobile phone maker following its acquisition of Motorola three years ago, China's Lenovo Group Ltd is counting on a push upmarket to stop the bleeding in its smartphone business.

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Record 62 earns Noren title at Wentworth

VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - A barnstorming 10-under-par 62 propelled Swede Alexander Noren to a course record as he romped to a come-from-behind two-stroke victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday.

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Slim seeks to sell minority stake in tower company Telesites: sources

(Reuters) - Billionaire Carlos Slim is looking to sell a minority stake in Telesites SAB de CV , the Mexican wireless tower company that he controls, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Slim seeks to sell minority stake in tower company Telesites -sources

May 26 (Reuters) - Billionaire Carlos Slim is looking to sell a minority stake in Telesites SAB de CV, the Mexican wireless tower company that he controls, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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BRIEF-AIMCo announces significant investment in Ikkuma Resources

* Alberta Investment Management- financing provides for debt-with-warrants financing consisting of C$45 million second lien senior secured term loan

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BRIEF-TPI Composites says GE International does not intend to extend supply agreement for supply of wind turbine blades from co's Taicang, China manufacturing facility

* Tpi composites-on may 19, co was notified general electric international does not intend to extend supply agreement for supply of wind turbine blades from co's taicang, china manufacturing facility

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UPDATE 2-Socialist Lenin Moreno sworn in as Ecuador president

QUITO, May 24 (Reuters) - Lenin Moreno was sworn in as Ecuador's president on Wednesday following a tight electoral race that the former vice president won on promises of maintaining the social programs of his leftist predecessor, Rafael Correa.

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Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: state news agency

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday.

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Egypt blocks 21 websites including Al Jazeera: security sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has banned 21 websites including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television for "supporting terrorism", local media and security sources said on Wednesday.

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Lanterns, Korans as Jerusalem holy site meets Ramadan

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jerusalem buzzes with renewed energy in the days before the start of Ramadan, Islam's holy month, when the faithful abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours.

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UPDATE 1-Incoming Ecuador President Moreno names finance, oil ministers

QUITO, May 23 (Reuters) - Ecuador's leftist president-elect Lenin Moreno on Tuesday said he would name economics professor Carlos de la Torre as finance minister and former international oil executive Carlos Perez as oil minister.

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In U.S. presidential first, Trump prays at Jerusalem's Western Wall

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump made a historic visit to Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, standing before the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray and saying a few words before inserting a note between the monumental stones.

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Trump is the first US president to visit the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism

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Tunisia forces fire tear gas in showdown with protesters after energy sites shut

TUNIS, May 22 (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces fired tear gas on Monday to disperse hundreds of protesters trying to take over a gas pumping station, as weeks of unrest over jobs and funding in the country's southern provinces escalated into violence.

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Trump faces diplomatic hurdles during 28 hours in the Holy Land

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. presidential trips are an opportunity to project power and burnish statesmanship. But they come with diplomatic dangers and potential pitfalls, too. For Donald Trump, several of those await in Jerusalem and Bethlehem next week.

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Trump to visit Jewish, Christian holy sites in Jerusalem

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Judaism's holiest prayer site, the White House said on Monday amid controversy in Israel over reported comments by a U.S. diplomat that the wall was in the occupied West Bank.

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BRIEF-Xtant Medical enters licensing agreement for Sites Medical's osteosync TI technology

* Xtant Medical enters into licensing agreement for Sites Medical's osteosync TI technology

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Renault stops production at some sites after cyber attack

PARIS (Reuters) - French carmaker Renault stopped production at several sites on Saturday to prevent the spread of a global cyber attack that hit its computer systems, a spokesman said.