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Cholera resurges in Zambian capital Lusaka, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) - Cholera has killed 15 people and made 547 sick in Zambia's capital Lusaka and the rising caseload is expected to grow further as the rainy season starts, according to the World Health Organization.

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UPDATE 1-Blackstone buys back 10 pct in warehouse firm Logicor - source

Dec 12 (Reuters) - A Blackstone real estate fund is buying a 10 percent stake in Logicor Ltd just months after selling the European warehouse firm to a Chinese sovereign wealth fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Blackstone's real estate fund buys 10 pct stake in Logicor- FT

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP's real estate fund is taking a 10 percent stake in European warehouse firm Logicor Ltd , the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing people briefed on the matter.

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BRIEF-Blackstone Buys Back 10 Pct Of Logicor From CIC- FT,Citing Sources

* BLACKSTONE BUYS BACK 10 PERCENT OF LOGICOR FROM CIC- FT,CITING SOURCES

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FS Investments moves lending platform from Blackstone to KKR

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Debt investment company FS Investment Corp and buyout firm KKR are pooling together more than $18 billion in private capital to invest in mid-sized businesses, in a push to do bigger deals which are out of reach for other alternative lenders.

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Trump starts process of sending Americans back to moon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At a time when China is working on an ambitious lunar program, President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States will remain the leader in space exploration as he began a process to return Americans to the moon.

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Female directors snubbed, Plummer surprises at Golden Globe nominations

LOS ANGELES, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Women were shut out of the directors race at the 2018 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, while Ridley Scott's scramble to reshoot "All the Money in the World" led to a surprise nod for actor Christopher Plummer, who replaced Kevin Spacey.

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Net Neutrality’s Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.

Telecom operators have been pushing boundaries in Europe, where loopholes have left net neutrality regulations weaker than intended.

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BRIEF-Kimberly Blackwell To Become Vice President Of Early Phase Development And Immuno-Oncology At Lilly Oncology

* KIMBERLY BLACKWELL, M.D., TO BECOME VICE PRESIDENT OF EARLY PHASE DEVELOPMENT AND IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY AT LILLY ONCOLOGY Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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RPT-COLUMN-The boldest market call for 2018? The consensus: McGeever

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Credit markets should brace for a U.S. recession, the U.S. yield curve will invert and growth in America will reach President Trump's lofty and oft-derided target of 4 percent.

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The mystery of the early universe's enormous black hole

For a scientist, perplexity is the most exhilarating state of mind, because unexpected phenomena are often the most direct path to discoveries. And a recent observation from one of the furthest corners of the universe -- an ancient and enormous black hole -- has set the astronomical world buzzing. It is hard to understand how a black hole became so big, so long ago.

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Trump attends civil rights museum opening; black leaders stay away

JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump flew to Mississippi on Saturday to attend the opening of a civil rights museum, but his visit was marred by the absence of top African-American leaders who stayed away in protest of his policies and record on race relations.

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COLUMN-The boldest market call for 2018? The consensus: McGeever

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Credit markets should brace for a U.S. recession, the U.S. yield curve will invert and growth in America will reach President Trump's lofty and oft-derided target of 4 percent.

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Black lawmakers skip civil rights museum opening over Trump's attendance

Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson will not be attending the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening because President Trump will be making an appearance, which Rep. Lewis said was insulting to the civil rights activists being honored.

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Analysis: A whole lot more people hate the GOP tax plan than love it

Midterm elections -- like the one coming up in 2018 -- are all about turning out base voters. Why? History tells us that only the most stalwart partisans turn out when the presidential race isn't on the ballot. So if your side wants to pick up House and Senate seats in a non-presidential election, you need to find ways to excite its most committed members.

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BRIEF-U.S. Army Awards Black Box $10.4 Million Contract

* U.S. ARMY AWARDS BLACK BOX $10.4 MILLION FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES AND SUPPORT FOR THE UKRAINE SECURITY ASSISTANCE INITIATIVE

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Ex-South Carolina cop gets 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder.

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The Adopted Black Baby, and the White One Who Replaced Her

Amid the simmering racial tensions of the time, a family in Illinois made a wrenching decision that sent a black girl and a white girl on diverging paths.

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Ex-South Carolina cop sentenced to 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday in a federal civil rights case connected to the 2015 killing.

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BlackBerry, Qualcomm expand partnership to connected automotive

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd and Qualcomm Inc are expanding their partnership to tap the fast-growing connected automotive market, the companies said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Blackstone Acquires Majority Stake In Titus

* BLACKSTONE ACQUIRES A MAJORITY STAKE IN LEADING DATA CLASSIFICATION PROVIDER TITUS

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Malawi hit by blackout as falling dam levels drain hydropower

BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Many parts of Malawi remained without electricity on Thursday after water levels at the country's two main dams sunk to critical levels and affected hydro power plants, the power utility said on Thursday.

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Black voter turnout could help tight AL race

The group that could decide the Alabama race? African-American voters ... but it'll all come down to voter turnout. CNN's Alex Marquardt has the report.

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Colossal distant black hole holds surprises about early universe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The oldest and most distant black hole ever observed -- a celestial brute 800 million times more massive than the sun -- is providing scientists some surprises about the nature of the universe when, on a cosmic scale, it was a mere toddler.

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Doug Jones seeks Obama-level black turnout in Alabama Senate race

Doug Jones' bid to become the first Democrat to win a Senate race in Alabama in 25 years could hinge on whether he convinces African-Americans -- the party's only reliable voting bloc in the deep-red state -- to turn out in huge numbers.

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Blackwater founder Prince details meeting with Russian in Seychelles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Erik Prince, founder of military contractor Blackwater and a supporter of President Donald Trump, told U.S. lawmakers he had discussed U.S.-Russia relations during a meeting in the Seychelles with a Russian business executive with ties to the Kremlin, but insisted they did not discuss sanctions.

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Sean Combs leads four black artists as world's highest paid musicians

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs was ranked the world's highest-paid musician on Wednesday in an annual list that saw black artists take the top four spots.

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Oddball dinosaur was 'mixture between a Velociraptor and a goose'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A strange turkey-sized, bird-like dinosaur that boasted a swan's neck, arms resembling flippers, long legs and a mouth full of needle-like teeth staked out a unique amphibious lifestyle in rivers and lakes about 75 million years ago in Mongolia.

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Russia's Putin, pulling no surprises, says he'll seek re-election

NIZHNY NOVGOROD/MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin confirmed Russia's worst kept political secret on Wednesday, saying he would run for re-election in March 2018 - a contest he seems sure to win comfortably and extend his grip on power into a third decade.

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Official: Blackwater founder proposed private spy network to Trump administration

The founder of the controversial military contracting firm Blackwater, Erik Prince, and his allies lobbied contacts inside the administration to provide the CIA with a private network of intelligence contractors, according to a US official with knowledge of the proposal.

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Consistently lower cancer survival rates for black patients in U.S.

(Reuters Health) - Whether it's colon cancer, breast cancer, or ovarian cancer, survival rates in the U.S. are lower for black people than for white people, three new studies show.

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Lubaina Himid awarded Britain's Turner Prize, oldest artist ever to win

LONDON (Reuters) - Lubaina Himid, a 63-year-old artist whose creations include dinner plates painted with vomiting aristocrats, became the oldest person ever to win Britain's most prestigious art...

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Eating almonds with chocolate may lower cholesterol

(Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese people who eat almonds and chocolate every day may have lower cholesterol than their counterparts who don’t consume these foods, a recent experiment suggests.

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UPDATE 2-EU adopts tax haven blacklist, British territories spared

* EU states failed to agree on levy on transactions to tax havens

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Rats join mosquitoes as targets for 'gene drive' pest control

LONDON (Reuters) - Rodents have joined mosquitoes in the cross-hairs of scientists working on a next-generation genetic technology known as "gene drive" to control pests.

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EU adopts tax haven blacklist, British territories spared

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers adopted a blacklist of 17 jurisdictions deemed as tax havens on Tuesday, in an unprecedented step to counter worldwide tax avoidance, although they did not agree on financial levies for the listed countries.

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UPDATE 1-EU adopts tax haven blacklist, British territories spared

* EU states failed to agree on levy on transactions to tax havens

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Arctic sea ice melt to exacerbate California droughts: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Melting Arctic sea ice could render sun-soaked California vulnerable to a recurrence of the severe drought suffered in recent years as it is likely to cause high pressure systems that push away rain-bearing storms, a study released on Tuesday said.

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EU to decide on tax haven blacklist, assess U.S. tax reform

BRUSSELS, Dec 5 (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers plan to adopt a blacklist of tax havens and assess the impact of the United States' planned tax overhaul in a meeting on Tuesday in Brussels.

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Cocaine kills as many blacks as opioids kill whites, study finds

The American opioid crisis is only part of an overall drug abuse emergency. Cocaine-related overdose deaths among non-Hispanic blacks are on par with overdose deaths caused by heroin and prescription opioids among whites, according to a study published Monday in the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Judge to weigh sentence for South Carolina ex-policeman who killed black man

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors said on Monday that a white former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back committed murder, while defense lawyers argued their client did not deserve to go to prison for life for his crime.

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Judge to decide fate of South Carolina ex-policeman who killed black man

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday will begin hearing evidence on whether a former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back should spend the rest of his life in prison for a crime that many say exemplified racist law enforcement.

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Singapore researchers' underwater robot inspired by manta ray

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Researchers in Singapore have built an underwater robot that looks and swims like a manta ray, using only single motors and flexible fins to propel it through water in a manner uncannily like its biological cousin.

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Ex-officer to be sentenced in killing of unarmed black man

The Scott family found strength in prayer as they sat through court testimony from the former South Carolina officer who killed Walter Scott two years ago.

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MOVES-Former BlackRock governance leader Oleksiuk joins Evercore-sources

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Zach Oleksiuk, the former leader of asset manager BlackRock Inc's investment stewardship team in the Americas, has joined New York-based investment bank Evercore Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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Turkey's Erdogan says will not succumb to U.S. 'blackmail' over court case

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey would not succumb to "blackmail" by the United States in the trial of a Turkish bank executive being charged with evading U.S. sanctions on Iran.

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Cholera could resurge in Yemen due to lack of aid, fuel: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Another wave of cholera could strike Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition blockade has cut off fuel for hospitals, water pumps and vital aid supplies for starving children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.

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FDA approves heart protection claims for Amgen cholesterol drug

(Reuters) - Amgen Inc can now promote the ability of its potent but expensive cholesterol drug to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, after U.S. health regulators approved adding those benefits to the medicine's prescribing label, the company said on Friday.

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BlackBerry loses payment dispute with Nokia, to pay $137 million

HELSINKI/TORONTO (Reuters) - An arbitration court ordered smartphone pioneer BlackBerry Ltd to pay $137 million to Nokia to settle a payment dispute and the Canadian company said it would pursue a separate patent infringement case against the Finnish firm.

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UPDATE 3-BlackBerry loses payment dispute with Nokia, to pay $137 mln

HELSINKI/TORONTO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - An arbitration court ordered smartphone pioneer BlackBerry Ltd to pay $137 million to Nokia to settle a payment dispute and the Canadian company said it would pursue a separate patent infringement case against the Finnish firm.

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Macy's hires more workers after Black Friday rush

(Reuters) - Macy's Inc said on Friday it had a strong start to the holiday shopping season and would hire an additional 7,000 temporary workers for its stores to deal with heavy customer numbers in the run up to Christmas.

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UPDATE 2-BlackBerry to pay Nokia $137 mln in payment dispute

HELSINKI, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry has been ordered to pay Nokia $137 million by an international court in a payment dispute, but the Canadian company said it would continue to pursue a separate claim over patent infringement.

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BlackBerry to pay Nokia $137 million in payment dispute

(Reuters) - Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that it would pay Nokia Corp $137 million, according to a ruling by the International Court of Arbitration.

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UPDATE 1-BlackBerry to pay Nokia $137 mln in payment dispute

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that it would pay Nokia Corp $137 million, according to a ruling by the International Court of Arbitration.

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BlackBerry to pay Nokia $137 mln in payment dispute

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that it would pay Nokia Corp $137 million, according to a ruling by the International Court of Arbitration.

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Mom kept HIV a secret -- whole family tested positive

In 2013, Jenipher Mukite's whole life changed in an instant.

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Dazzling egg fossils crack open secrets of ancient flying reptiles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A dazzling discovery in northwestern China of hundreds of fossilized pterosaur eggs is providing fresh understanding of these flying reptiles that lived alongside the dinosaurs including evidence that their babies were born flightless and needed parental care.

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Opinion: Why the black press is more relevant than ever

For years, newsrooms across America have had a problem with a lack of diversity and inclusion. People of color are underrepresented among news organizations, which do not reflect the makeup of the general population and have made little progress in the past decade.

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REFILE-Back to black? Australian industry prepares for possible summer power cuts

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Some of Australia's biggest power users, including mining giant BHP, are taking steps to curb the impact of any repeat of crippling blackouts that hit last summer, worried about a grid that increasingly relies on wind power and old coal-fired plants.

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Back to black? Australian industry prepares for possible summer power cuts

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Some of Australia's biggest power users, including mining giant BHP, are taking steps to curb the impact of any repeat of crippling blackouts that hit last summer, worried about a grid that increasingly relies on wind power and old coal-fired plants.

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Black Voters Could Sway an Alabama Senate Race Rocked by Scandal

White conservatives face tough decisions in the wake of sex allegations against Roy Moore. But black voters’ attention, and enthusiasm, could be equally important.

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AT&T CEO says blackout ban shows company willing to settle DOJ fight

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc's proposed seven-year ban on programming blackouts to distributors of some Time Warner Inc content shows that the company is willing to offer concessions to close its $85.4 billion bid for the programmer, AT&T's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-AT&T CEO says blackout ban shows company willing to settle DOJ fight

Nov 29 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc's proposed seven-year ban on programming blackouts to distributors of some Time Warner Inc content shows that the company is willing to offer concessions to close its $85.4 billion bid for the programmer, AT&T's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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U.S. scientists take step toward creating artificial life

CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins.

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BRIEF-Blackbaud Extends Capabilities To Facebook Platform

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

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EBRD becomes minority shareholder in Romanian firm Black Sea Oil & Gas

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Romanian-based Black Sea Oil & Gas, controlled by private equity firm Carlyle Group LP

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Black caucus members urge U.S. Representative Conyers to resign: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of Democratic U.S. Representative John Conyers' colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are pressing the 88-year-old lawmaker to resign amid sexual harassment allegations against him, two senior House Democratic aides said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Advanced Emissions Solutions Delivered Notice That Co's 401(K) Plan Will Be "Blacked Out" To Effect Any Transaction In Co's Stock Through Plan Accounts

* ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS-DELIVERED NOTICE THAT CO'S 401(K) PLAN WILL BE "BLACKED OUT" TO EFFECT ANY TRANSACTION IN CO'S STOCK THROUGH PLAN ACCOUNTS

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BRIEF-Blackbird Energy Posts Qtrly ‍Net Loss Per Share $0.00​

* BLACKBIRD ENERGY INC - QTRLY ‍PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS REVENUE $2.8 MILLION

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Some Black Caucus members in talks with Conyers, urging him to resign

Several Congressional Black Caucus members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct, several Democratic sources told CNN on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-Jobs cut as UK wholesaler Palmer & Harvey enters administration

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - British retail supplier Palmer & Harvey McLane Ltd has been placed in administration after running out of cash, with the immediate loss of some 2,500 jobs, accounting firm PwC said.

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Black Vegans Step Out, for Their Health and Other Causes

African-Americans are going meatless in growing numbers, for reasons that range from politics to pop culture.

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Russia says cannot make contact with new space satellite

VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME, Russia (Reuters) - Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday it had failed to establish contact with a newly-launched weather satellite.

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Rocket maker SpaceX raises another $100 million

(Reuters) - Elon Musk-led SpaceX has raised $100 million by selling shares, in an extension to a financing round earlier this year that raised up to $350 million, a regulatory filing showed on Monday.

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Black Friday was huge for gun sales

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South African self-defense trainer crowned Miss Universe

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A South African woman who helps train women in self-defense was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica also making...

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Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

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

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Black Friday shoppers spent 17% more this year, while in-store foot traffic dipped slightly

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

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

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Black Friday shoppers storm stores

The holiday shopping season officially begins as the doors open on Black Friday, early in some cases. Andrew Spencer reports.

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

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

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

They Haven’t Missed a Black Friday in 19 Years

Jennifer Gammell has turned the holiday shopping event into a tradition, with lines at Target and Toys ‘R’ Us and a Thanksgiving buffet at King’s Hawaiian.

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Fire in hotel on Georgia's Black Sea coast kills 11

TBILISI (Reuters) - A fire in a hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi killed 11 people, an official said on Saturday.

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

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

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This year's top Black Friday deals

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

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

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UPDATE 1-Macy's suffers credit card processing slowdown on Black Friday

CHICAGO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Department store operator Macy's Inc said that processing of payments with some credit and gift cards was taking longer than usual in its stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the key holiday shopping season.

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

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

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

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

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BRIEF-Adobe says ‍based analytics data, Black Friday is off to a "strong start"

* Adobe says ‍based on Adobe Analytics Data, Black Friday is off to a "strong start", with $640 million in online spend as of 10 am ET, up 18.4 percent

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Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

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

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

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

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

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

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UPDATE 2-Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals

* Event gaining popularity in Germany, France and Italy (Updates with detail, Barclaycard data, Next comment, Spain)

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Black Friday 2017: Sneakers and Shoppers

Americans who were driven to shop for Christmas deals — and turn a profit — were deep into the Black Friday spirit, with some lining up at stores the night before.

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Foodies lament soaring price of black truffles in France

MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - As the festive season approaches French foodies are lamenting a sharp rise in the price of black truffles after a severe drought ravaged this year's harvest of the "black diamond" delicacy.

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Wall Street buoyed by Amazon, retail stocks on Black Friday

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks gained on Friday, with the Nasdaq and the benchmark S&P 500 hitting records, helped by higher commodity prices and with retail stocks getting a boost on signs of a strong start to the holiday shopping season.

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US STOCKS-Wall St buoyed by Amazon, retail stocks on Black Friday

* Indexes up: Dow 0.19 pct, S&P 0.19 pct, Nasdaq 0.19 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

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Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

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

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

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

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CBS and Dish reach deal to end blackout

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Shares of retailers rise as shoppers hunt for deals on Black Friday

(Reuters) - Shares of U.S. retailers rose on positive Black Friday shopping reports of online and brick-and-mortar stores such as Amazon.com Inc and Macy's Inc , signaling consumers are spending more than the last two holiday seasons.

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Black Friday violence in Missouri, Alabama; sales draw early shoppers

CHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (Reuters) - Violence in Missouri and Alabama marred an otherwise subdued start to the U.S. holiday shopping season as bargain hunters flocked to malls for Black Friday deals.

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UPDATE 2-Black Friday violence in Missouri, Alabama; sales draw early shoppers

CHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov 24 (Reuters) - Violence in Missouri and Alabama marred an otherwise subdued start to the U.S. holiday shopping season as bargain hunters flocked to malls for Black Friday deals.

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US STOCKS-Wall St set for higher open as Black Friday sales start

* S&P, Dow aiming for first weekly gain in three (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

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

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

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Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals

LONDON (Reuters) - Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on "Black Friday" in a test of consumer demand, particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. has become a particular feature.

Discrimination nytimes.com

‘Nothing Against You’: For a Black Man Covering Race, the Story Is Never Far From Home

Being surrounded by racial diversity, my conversation in a California diner suggested, can make people feel more comfortable with biases and stereotypes.

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Michael Flynn, Oscar Pistorius, Black Friday: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Danish supermarkets Bilka, Fotex hit by Black Friday cyber attacks

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish supermarket chains Bilka and Fotex said their websites had been taken down by cyber attacks at the launch of their Black Friday sales campaigns.

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BRIEF-DHT Holdings announces sale of its three oldest VLCCs

* DHT HOLDINGS, INC. ANNOUNCES SALE OF ITS THREE OLDEST VLCCS

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Europe's retailers chase sales boost with Black Friday offers

LONDON (Reuters) - Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on "Black Friday" in a test of consumer confidence, particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. has become most popular.

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Danish supermarkets Bilka, Fotex hit by Black Friday cyber attacks: media

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish supermarket chains Bilka and Fotex were hit by cyber attacks early Friday, taking down their websites at the launch their Black Friday campaigns, local media reported.

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UPDATE 1-CBS, Dish agree carriage terms; blackout ends

Nov 23 (Reuters) - CBS Corp and Dish Network Corp resolved a dispute over the fees the satellite TV provider pays to the broadcaster, ending a three-day blackout that affected customers across 26 states.

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CBS, Dish agree carriage terms; blackout ends

(Reuters) - CBS Corp and Dish Network Corp resolved a dispute over the fees the satellite TV provider pays to the broadcaster, ending a blackout that affected nearly 3 million customers across 26 states.

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Amazon's Black Friday sale is on — here's what to shop

Shopping and Retail nytimes.com

Why Stand in Line on Black Friday? The Psychology Explained

Lines on Black Friday are different from lines at the supermarket, often causing emotional behavior and generating a carnival atmosphere.

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Black Friday 2017: Bargain Hunting Begins on Thursday

Once the forks are put down for good, Americans will start hitting the stores for Black Friday deals. Even if it’s still Thanksgiving.

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Score these kitchen essentials on sale for Black Friday

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Workers at Amazon's main Italian hub, German warehouses strike on Black Friday

MILAN (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon's main distribution hub in Italy are planning their first ever strike for Friday, trade unions said, while they are also striking at six warehouses in Germany, threatening to disrupt one of the year's busiest shopping days.

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UPDATE 1-Workers at Amazon's main Italian hub, German warehouses strike on Black Friday

* Workers in Germany also announce Black Friday walkouts (Adds strike in Germany)

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Workers at Amazon's main Italian site to hold first strike on Black Friday

MILAN (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon's main distribution hub in Italy are planning their first ever strike for Friday, trade unions said, threatening to disrupt one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

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REFILE-Workers at Amazon's main Italian site to hold first strike on Black Friday

MILAN, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon's main distribution hub in Italy are planning their first ever strike for Friday, trade unions said, threatening to disrupt one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

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Is this the last Black Friday?

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Black Friday 2017: Our Best Tips, Tricks and Deals

Our rundown of tips, tricks, deals, and articles from around The Times and our friends at Wirecutter to make the most of the shopping season.

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Airman surprises daughter, 5, at school

US Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Byous returned from overseas to surprise his 5-year-old daughter Kinley at school.

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Former co-author: Trump afraid of blacks

When reacting to President Trump's tweets on NBA father LaVar Ball,Tony Schwartz, co-author of The Art of the Deal, said President Trump is "frightened" by black people.

Television Sets and Media Devices nytimes.com

Tech Fix: How to Buy a Great TV This Black Friday

Black Friday tends to be when prices for great TVs drop to their lowest. But there are pitfalls, so we put together a playbook for how to snag the best TV for you.

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Gun sellers are counting on Black Friday

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Album Review: Blackbear Is Not Quite the Sum of His Parts on ‘Cybersex’

The singer and rapper’s fourth album flirts with the shifts at play in pop music today, but it feels more like a mimeograph than an innovation.

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Black Friday TV deals to shop

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What to shop at Best Buy's Black Friday sale

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The material so black your eyes can't see it

Touted as the darkest man-made substance in the world, Vantablack is so uncomfortably black the human eye can't quite decipher what it is seeing. It is thought to be the closest thing to a black hole we will ever experience. That's because Vantablack is not a color, it's the almost complete absence of color.

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U.S. November auto sales to benefit from Black Friday deals: Edmunds

(Reuters) - U.S. auto sales will show a 3.5 percent rise in November from a year earlier with retailers stretching out Black Friday deals for the full month, industry consultant and car shopping website Edmunds said on Wednesday.

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'Black-ish' star gets raw and real in memoir

Jenifer Lewis is in a dropping wisdom kind of mood these days.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Restoring North Korea to Terrorism Blacklist Dims Hopes for Talks

Analysts say the North may use the American move as an excuse for more weapons tests.

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CBS channels blacked out for Dish customers over carriage dispute

Nov 21 (Reuters) - CBS Corp's TV stations were blacked out for Dish Network Corp's customers over a network carriage deal dispute, the companies said early Tuesday.

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BRIEF-‍CBS to black out DISH customers' access to 28 local channels in 18 markets across 26 states​

* CBS Corporation blacks out DISH subscribers; DISH offers over-the-air antennas at no cost to affected customers

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How the pros do Black Friday

Our colleague Jill Chappell shows you the ins and outs of how to get the most out of Black Friday.

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Scientists solve the mystery of America's scuba-diving fly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small fly that thrives at an inhospitable California lake east of Yosemite National Park long has perplexed observers who watch as it crawls into the severely salty and alkaline water, snacks on some algae or lays some eggs, then emerges dry as a desert.

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BRIEF-BlackRock downgrades view of U.S. government, corporate bonds

* BlackRock Inc's Investment Institute downgrades view of 5-10 year U.S. government bonds to 'underweight' -note

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BlackRock plans new active sector ETFs curated by robots

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc is turning to the robots for its next big investment idea.

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CBS warns of blackout in dispute with Dish

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS Corp said on Monday that satellite television provider Dish Network Corp could black out its programming, including holiday weekend sports events, if the companies fail to resolve a dispute over the fees Dish pays to carry its content.

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NHL: Bruins, Blackhawks to meet in 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame

(Reuters) - The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks will play in the 2019 Winter Classic on Jan. 1 at Notre Dame Stadium, Indiana, the National Hockey League announced on Saturday.

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Trump's delay on importing heads of hunted elephants surprises administration staff

President Donald Trump's move late Friday night to postpone a decision to allow the import of elephant hunting trophies from two African countries came as a surprise not only to interest groups, but also the US Fish and Wildlife Service employees who oversaw the proposed change in policy, a source with knowledge of the agency's process told CNN.

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Black Friday: Your ultimate holiday shopping guide

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Palestinians say they won't be blackmailed by U.S. move to close PLO office

RAMALLAH/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Palestinian officials expressed surprise on Saturday at a U.S. decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington unless the group enters peace negotiations with Israel, and said they would not surrender to blackmail.

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UPDATE 2-BlackBerry COO resigns to deal with family issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-BlackBerry COO Beard resigns to deal with family health issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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BlackBerry COO Beard resigns to deal with family health issues -source

TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard has resigned from the Canadian software company, effective Dec. 1, to help family members deal with health issues, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters on Friday.

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BRIEF-Black Box Corp announces Joel Trammell as CEO

* Black Box Corp - ‍Joel T. Trammell replacing E.C. Sykes, who is retiring​, as CEO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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

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

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Review: ‘Mudbound’ Is a Racial Epic Tuned to Black Lives, and White Guilt

Dee Rees’s new film illuminates the daily cruelties in post-World War II Mississippi.

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

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

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'The Blacklist' killed off ...

"The Blacklist" killed off a beloved character Wednesday night that you can be assured is actually dead.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Shopping) nytimes.com

How to Shop Smart on Black Friday (and Cyber Monday)

Whether you plan to get in line or shop from home, here are ways to beat the marketing madness.

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BlackBerry shifts patent strategy through outsourcing deal

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd announced the outsourcing of a significant part of its patent licensing efforts on Wednesday to a unit of the U.S.-based Marconi Group.

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UPDATE 1-BlackBerry shifts patent strategy through outsourcing deal

TORONTO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd announced the outsourcing of a significant part of its patent licensing efforts on Wednesday to a unit of the U.S.-based Marconi Group.

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BlackBerry signs patent licensing deal with Teletry

(Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday it agreed to allow Teletry, a unit of patent licensing firm Marconi Group, to sub-license a broad range of its patents to global smartphone manufacturers.

Blacks nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: The F.B.I.’s Dangerous Crackdown on ‘Black Identity Extremists’

The effort to target racial justice activists has chilling echoes of Cointelpro.

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Amazon cuts prices again at Whole Foods ahead of the holidays

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it will offer more discounts and steeper price cuts at Whole Foods Market on many organic foods and groceries popular during the holidays.

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Amazon is cutting prices at Whole Foods again

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Amazon unveils more Whole Foods price cuts ahead of Thanksgiving

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday unveiled more discounts on several grocery products at Whole Foods Market, days ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, sending stocks of rival U.S. grocers lower in early trading.

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Childbirth is killing black women in the US, and here's why

It was her second time lying numb in a hospital bed in North Bergen, New Jersey, with blood streaming down her legs and fear creeping into her heart.

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No further indictments for Chicago police in 2014 shooting of black teen

CHICAGO (Reuters) - No more Chicago police officers will be indicted in connection with the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white officer, a county prosecutor told a judge on Tuesday.

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A Georgia networking event wants to help white people 'Come Meet a Black Person'

A networking event in Georgia offers an interesting twist: a chance to meet a black person.

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'The whole city has been destroyed'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani traveled Tuesday to the areas worst hit by Sunday's devastating earthquake, where some residents say they are struggling to cope without basic necessities.

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Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oenophiles take note: 5980 BC was a very good year for wine.

Tax Shelters nytimes.com

Haste on Tax Measures May Leave a Trail of Loopholes

When moving a bill at breakneck speed, one law that cannot be repealed is the law of unintended consequences, as corporate tax provisions may prove.

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BlackRock's Fink learns to live with activist investors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Larry Fink, whose $6 trillion BlackRock Inc seldom picks a public fight with large companies, said on Monday that activist investors often help lay the groundwork for positive...

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BRIEF-Blackrock's Turnill bullish on European, Japanese, emerging markets stocks

* "We like stocks in Europe, Japan and emerging markets" due to surging corporate earnings, sustained global growth

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BlackRock's Fink says bitcoin thrives on its anonymity

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin, whose value has fluctuated significantly this month, remains a "speculative" investment that thrives because of its anonymous nature, BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Monday.

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Nanotech, gene editing used to edit cholesterol gene: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. researchers have used nanotechnology plus the powerful CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool to turn off a key cholesterol-related gene in mouse liver cells, an advance that could lead to new ways to correct genes that cause high cholesterol and other liver diseases.

Genetics and Heredity nytimes.com

The Secret to Long Life? It May Lurk in the DNA of the Oldest Among Us

James Clement has scoured the globe for supercentenarians, aged 110 and older, willing to contribute their genomes to a rare scientific cache.

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UPDATE 1-CME to launch new Black Sea grain futures with Platts

* To keep older Black Sea futures with physical delivery (Adds detail, quotes from CME, trader)

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BRIEF-CME Group announces launch of Black Sea Wheat FOB (Platts) and Black Sea Corn FOB (Platts) futures

* Says ‍launch of Black Sea Wheat Fob (platts) And Black Sea Corn Fob (platts) financially settled futures contracts, to begin trading on Dec. 18 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Cholera nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: How War Created the Cholera Epidemic in Yemen

The spread of the disease is tied to politics and the blockade imposed by the military coalition led by Saudi Arabia.

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Soldier dad surprises girls after 10 months

A soldier who was deployed almost 10 months returned home to Baltimore and surprises his two daughters at their school.

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In Puerto Rico, a sinkhole of rebuilding struggles

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico/NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Along a stretch of highway in suburban Bayamon, Puerto Rico, construction workers tried desperately to make progress repairing a 100-foot-long sinkhole before the clouds rolled in.

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REFILE-Blackstone buys China-based packager ShyaHsin in $800-900 mln deal -sources

HONG KONG, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Global asset manager Blackstone Group LP has reached a deal to acquire China-based cosmetics packaging firm ShyaHsin Packaging (China) Co Ltd for about $800 million to $900 million, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Common Sense: A Tax Loophole for the Rich That Just Won’t Die

Despite President Trump’s campaign promises and populist fury, carried interest survives in the House Republican plan for a tax overhaul.

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U.S. blacklists 10 Venezuelans for corruption, undermining state vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned 10 more Venezuelan officials, including several government ministers, who it said had helped Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's attempts to undermine democratic rule in the country.

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BRIEF-XPO Logistics says ‍completed opening of eight last mile logistics hubs ahead of Black Friday

* XPO Logistics Inc - ‍completed opening of eight last mile logistics hubs ahead of Black Friday, start of holiday shopping season​

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Wal-Mart gears up to compete on Black Friday

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday its U.S. stores will feature color-coded sections for different product categories on Black Friday, as it prepares to compete for shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

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Opinion: How Trump's presidency changed me as a black woman

Perhaps more than any other President in US history, with the exception of Abraham Lincoln, Donald Trump's presidency so far has been dominated by open expressions of racial division.

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U.S. Air Force Academy says black student wrote racial slurs

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force Academy said a black cadet candidate at its preparatory school wrote the racist remarks that targeted him and four others and prompted the academy's leader to tell cadets to "get out" if they could not be tolerant.

Movies nytimes.com

Review: An All-Star ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ With Few Surprises

Kenneth Branagh assembles Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and others for his film remake of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel.

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Wounds sustained at night heal twice as slowly, scientists find

LONDON (Reuters) - Body clocks cause wounds such as cuts and burns sustained during the day to heal around 60 percent faster than those sustained at night, scientists have discovered in a finding that has implications for surgery and wound-healing medicines.

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UPDATE 2-UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns about how large players place business to earn fatter fees.

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BRIEF-Tata Elxsi partners with Blackberry for innovation in secure embedded designs​

* Tata elxsi partners with Blackberry for innovation in secure embedded designs​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Black Diamond reports Q3 loss per share of C$0.06

* BLACK DIAMOND REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS AND EXTENSION OF ITS COMMITTED EXTENDIBLE REVOLVING OPERATING FACILITY

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UPDATE 1-UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns over how large players place business to earn fatter fees.

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UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns over how large players operate.

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BRIEF-UK markets watchdog launches study into wholesale insurance broker sector​

* Financial conduct authority (fca) has today launched a market study to assess how competition is working in wholesale insurance broker sector.​

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BRIEF-Tata Elxsi partners with BlackBerry to offer embedded software solutions

* Says co partners with BlackBerry to give integration, customization services for BlackBerry's embedded software solutions Source text: http://bit.ly/2zqSO9I Further company coverage:

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Lawakers plan bill to close gun loophole

Sens. Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich are planning to introduce bipartisan legislation that will make it a law for military to report misdemeanors of domestic violence to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, the database used for firearms background checks.

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Exploring Egypt's Great Pyramid from the inside, virtually

PARIS (Reuters) - A team of scientists who last week announced the discovery of a large void inside the Great Pyramid of Giza have created a virtual-reality tour that allows users to 'teleport' themselves inside the structure and explore its architecture.

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EU to discuss tax havens blacklist after 'Paradise Papers' leaks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states will on Tuesday bring forward a discussion on plans for a tax havens' blacklists after newly leaked documents revealed investments by wealthy individuals and institutions around the globe, officials said.

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BRIEF-Blackrock’s strategist Richard Turnill says we see a modestly higher U.S. dollar ahead‍​

* Blackrock’s strategist Richard Turnill says we see a modestly higher U.S. dollar ahead‍​

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BRIEF-J C PENNEY SAYS ‍STORES WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN OPEN FOR CO'S BLACK FRIDAY SALE

* J C PENNEY COMPANY INC - ‍STORES WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN OPEN FOR COMPANY'S BLACK FRIDAY SALE UNTIL FRIDAY, NOV. 24 AT 10 P.M.​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: