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Santorum: Voters expect Ethics Committee to do its job

Former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum says a lot of people in Alabama voted for Roy Moore fully expecting the Senate Ethics Committee to "do their job"

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German soldier accused of planning to kill politicians, frame refugees

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German soldier was charged on Tuesday with plotting to kill senior politicians because of their support for refugees and trying to make it look like asylum seekers carried out the murders.

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Russia's Olympic Committee to support its neutral athletes at Winter Games

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Olympic Committee agreed on Tuesday to support its athletes who choose to compete in next year's Winter Games in South Korea as neutrals following a ban on the Russian national team.

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Russian Olympic Committee to support Winter Games athletes: draft

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will support Russian athletes who choose to compete in next year's Winter Games in South Korea, according to a draft document seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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Russian Olympic Committee proposes backing Russian athletes to attend Winter Olympics: draft

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Olympic Committee proposes supporting Russian athletes to attend the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, according to a draft document seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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If Moore wins, GOP leaders may keep him off committees

Republican leaders won't commit to giving Roy Moore a seat on any Senate committee if he wins Tuesday's race for the Alabama seat, a highly unusual move showcasing internal tensions between the controversial candidate and his prospective colleagues.

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China starts formal legal proceedings against disgraced senior politician

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's prosecutor began on Monday formal legal proceedings against disgraced senior politician Sun Zhengcai, once considered a contender for top leadership, who has been accused of corruption and other crimes.

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Nuclear destruction 'one impulsive tantrum away,' Nobel winners warn

The winners of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize have warned countries that possess nuclear weapons to eliminate their "instruments of insanity" or risk mutual destruction.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Jerusalem, Bitcoin, Nobel Peace Prize: Your Monday Briefing

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

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Nikki Haley on Jerusalem decision: This will move ball forward for peace

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital would "move the ball forward" in the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Nobel peace laureate group urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty

OSLO (Reuters) - The leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday urged nuclear nations to adopt a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons in order to prevent "the end of us".

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Nobel peace laureate group tells U.S., North Korea to negotiate

OSLO (Reuters) - A survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and the leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday urged the United States and North Korea to tone down their rhetoric and negotiate together to avoid a nuclear strike.

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Nobel laureate: There is one way to prevent nuclear war

In awarding this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the Nobel committee has chosen to shine a powerful light on the grave and growing danger of nuclear war and illuminate the path we must follow to avoid that ultimate calamity.

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U.S. House committee 'may reconsider' WHO cancer agency funds

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional committee members warned on Friday that Washington's funding of the World Health Organization's cancer research agency could be halted unless it is more open about its operations.

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Rebels kill 15 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on U.N. in recent history

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organization in recent history.

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Despite furor over Jerusalem move, Saudis seen on board with U.S. peace efforts

BEIRUT/RIYADH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia pulled no punches when it condemned President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But Palestinian officials say Riyadh has also been working for weeks behind the scenes to press them to support a nascent U.S. peace plan.

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At Least 12 U.N. Peacekeepers Are Killed in Congo

The killings of peacekeepers from Tanzania on Thursday night was one of the deadliest assaults against the organization’s forces.

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Rebels kill 14 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on U.N. in recent history

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Rebels killed at least 14 U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in Congo and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday the attack that targeted troops from Tanzania was the worst in recent history.

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Fourteen peacekeepers, five Congo soldiers, killed in Congo attack: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Suspected militiamen killed at least 14 U.N. peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers in an attack on a United Nations base in eastern Congo on Thursday night, the U.N. mission said on Friday.

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14 UN peacekeepers killed in Congo attack

At least 14 United Nations peacekeepers were killed and 40 others were wounded in an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to two UN officials. The incident took place in North Kivu, located in the eastern part of the country.

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'Large number' of peacekeepers killed and wounded in Congo: U.N. official

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - A "large number" of U.N. peacekeepers were killed or wounded in an attack in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province late on Thursday, a senior U.N. official said on Twitter on Friday.

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Op-Ed Columnist: There Was No Peace Process for Trump to Destroy

The president’s Jerusalem statement was reckless but better than peace-talk blather.

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Bosnian museum of wartime childhood aims to go global, wins top prize

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - In just a year, a small Bosnian museum dedicated to the experience of growing up during the Balkan wars has opened its doors, won a best European museum prize and decided to go...

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Ethics Committee clears Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes

The House Ethics Committee has cleared Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes in its investigation into whether he disclosed classified information to the Trump White House, which could create an avenue for Nunes to return to the helm of the panel's Russia investigation.

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BRIEF-Cel-Sci Reports Recent Data Review By The Independent Data Monitoring Committee

* CEL-SCI REPORTS RECENT DATA REVIEW BY THE INDEPENDENT DATA MONITORING COMMITTEE FOR ITS PIVOTAL PHASE 3 HEAD AND NECK CANCER STUDY

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Op-Ed Contributor: Can Trump Bring Peace to the Middle East?

Probably not — but that’s because for the foreseeable future, no one can.

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Syrian govt delegation to return to Geneva on Sunday for peace talks: SANA

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's negotiating team is set to arrive in Geneva on Sunday to participate in peace talks, Syria's state news agency SANA reported on Thursday, quoting a foreign ministry source.

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PLO calls move a death knell for the peace process

Top Palestinian officials condemned US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying the decision would bolster extremists' calls for holy wars and delegitimize the United States as an arbiter in the peace process.

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Right-Wing Populist Is Blocked From Joining Nobel Peace Prize Committee

The politician, Carl I. Hagen, opposes immigration and Islam, denies climate change and supports President Trump.

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No Brexit deal worst-case scenario for Britain: Lords committee

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will fail to agree a free trade deal with the EU before it plans to leave the bloc in 2019 and should seek a transition period to avoid a worst-case scenario of crashing out without an agreement, lawmakers from parliament's upper house said.

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Analysis: For Palestinians, Trump's move ends the peace process

At the UN General Assembly in September, US President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made a joint appearance before the world's media.

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Tillerson takes tough line on Russia, open to peacekeepers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday there could be no normal relations with Russia until Moscow ended its support for separatists in Ukraine and returned Crimea, in comments likely to reassure Western allies.

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U.S., France urge Russia to "deliver" Assad delegation to Syria peace talks

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and France called on Russia on Wednesday to deliver the delegation of President Bashar al-Assad to Syria peace talks in Geneva after discussions on ending the six-year war resumed with no sign of the government attending.

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Tillerson: Good opportunity for peace

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration still believes there's a very good opportunity for peace in the Mideast.

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Tillerson Says Trump Remains Committed to Mideast Peace

Before an announcement expected to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed reassurances about the consequences of the decision.

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Assad's delegation stays away from Syria peace talks

GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Talks on ending the six-year war in Syria resumed on Wednesday with no sign of President Bashar al-Assad's delegation returning to the negotiations in Geneva after they walked out last week.

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Britain urges U.S. to come forward with Mideast peace plan

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called on the United States on Wednesday to present its proposal to revive the Middle East peace process "as a matter of priority."

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Editorial: Does President Trump Want to Negotiate Middle East Peace?

Moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem is almost certain to anger the Palestinians and most Arab nations.

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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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Turner Prize Goes to Lubaina Himid, Whose Work Depicts African Diaspora

Ms. Himid, 63, is the award’s first nonwhite woman winner and its oldest recipient. The prize raised its age limit above 50 for the first time since 1991.

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Pakistani peace activist reported missing, police say

Karachi, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani peace activist has been reported missing over the weekend from eastern city of Lahore, police and one of his friends said on Tuesday.

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Spain withdraws international arrest warrant for Catalonia former politicians

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had withdrawn an international arrest warrant for Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his cabinet members saying the politicians had shown willingness to return to Spain.

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Sierra Leone "Peace Diamond" sells for $6.5 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sierra Leone sold one of the world's largest uncut diamonds for $6.5 million at a New York auction on Monday to raise funds for development projects in the West African country.

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Somalia's peacekeeping mission could be hurt by cut in force size: mission chief

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The African Union's plan to trim its Somalia peacekeeping force (AMISOM) will hurt the mission unless extra equipment is found to offset the troop decrease, the mission's leader told Reuters on Monday.

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Gay Australian Politician Proposes During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

The marriage proposal came as a bill legalizing same-sex unions made its way through the final stages of passage in Parliament.

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Talk of a Peace Plan That Snubs Palestinians Roils Middle East

A plan that the Saudi crown prince was said to foist on the Palestinians would offer them limited sovereignty and deny them Jerusalem as the capital.

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Amid contempt threat, fight between House committee and DOJ spills out into public

The Justice Department has agreed to allow congressional investigators to interview a key FBI employee believed to have served as the main contact, or "handler" of, former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, who compiled the so-called "dossier" of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia, according to a department spokesperson.

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Jared Kushner Calls Mideast Peace ‘Achievable’ as Jerusalem Debate Simmers

At a Middle East policy conference, Mr. Kushner said he was optimistic, despite tension over President Trump’s reported plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is questioning the President's response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee rebutted President Donald Trump on Sunday, questioning his response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea and backing former FBI Director James Comey.

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Some politicians and analysts are saying the President just admitted to obstructing justice

President Donald Trump's tweet on Saturday about firing Michael Flynn from his position as national security adviser is garnering a lot of attention from critics -- with some calling it a possible admission of obstruction of justice.

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Nobel winner says bitcoin 'ought to be outlawed'

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Senate Ethics Committee looking into Franken

The Senate Ethics Committee has begun looking into the allegations against Sen. Al Franken, according to a statement from the committee issued Thursday.

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Senate Ethics Committee opens probe of Senator Franken

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Ethics Committee said on Thursday it has opened a preliminary inquiry into alleged misconduct by Democratic Senator Al Franken.

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Death toll from Somalia truck bomb in October now at 512: probe committee

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - More than 500 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in Mogadishu in October, a Somali committee looking into the attack said on Thursday, raising the death toll from at least 358.

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UPDATE 1-Akzo Nobel shareholders approve chemicals split

AMSTERDAM, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel gained shareholder approval on Thursday to spin off its 10 billion euro ($11.9 billion) chemicals division as part of plans to placate investors after the Dutch paintmaker rejected a takeover offer from rival PPG Industries.

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Thai politician eyes kingmaker role as election plotting starts

BANGKOK (Reuters) - An election could be a year away in army-ruled Thailand, but Anutin Charnvirakul is already eyeing a role as a potential kingmaker with ties across the traditional political divide and to the politicized generals.

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U.S. intel committee subpoenas comedian in Russia election meddling probe

(Reuters) - A New York comedian has been compelled to appear before a House Intelligence Committee investigating suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election where he will likely face questions about acting as a go-between for Wikileaks and an ally of President Donald Trump.

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Slain politician's husband shocked by tweet

Brendan Cox, the husband of a British Parliament member murdered by an extremist whose last words represented the hate group President Trump has retweeted anti-Muslim videos from, tells CNN's Anderson Cooper he thinks the President's actions have "shocked" everyone in the United Kingdom, no matter their political affiliation.

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U.S., Britain, France accused of snubbing anti-nuclear Nobel Prize

OSLO (Reuters) - The anti-nuclear group which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize accused the United States, Britain and France on Wednesday of snubbing its disarmament work by planning to send only second-rank diplomats to the award ceremony next month.

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Donald Trump Jr. to talk to House Intel committee

Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to meet with the House Intelligence Committee as soon as next week, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to question President Donald Trump's eldest son over his contacts with Russians during the campaign season, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the matter.

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Pope calls for peace in Myanmar on diplomatically fraught trip

YANGON (Reuters) - Pope Francis called on the people of Myanmar on Wednesday to embrace peace and reconciliation as their country emerges from nearly five decades of military rule still riven by ethnic conflicts and communal strife.

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OPEC committee backs cut extension until end-2018 with June review

VIENNA (Reuters) - A joint OPEC and non-OPEC technical committee recommended extending global cuts in oil supply until the end of next year, with an option to review the deal in June, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

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Hear the Piece That Won One of Music’s Biggest Prizes

Bent Sorensen, a Danish composer, has claimed the $100,000 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for his triple concerto “L’Isola della Città.”

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Syrian government team to arrive in Geneva for peace talks on Wednesday

BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - A Syrian government delegation will arrive in Geneva on Wednesday, a day later than expected, to attend peace talks being held there this week, Syrian state news agency SANA said.

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In Myanmar, Francis Calls for Peace but Doesn’t Say ‘Rohingya’

Rights advocates had hoped the pope would specifically denounce the military’s campaign of violence against the Muslim ethnic group.

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Colombia's congress approves peace tribunals for ex FARC rebels

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's lower house of congress late on Monday backed a bill to regulate transitional justice under the nation's peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, including special tribunals that will try guerrilla leaders for war crimes.

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Analysis: Undisciplined Trump can't keep eye on prize

President Donald Trump can't -- or won't -- keep his eye on the prize.

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U.N. asks Brazil for peacekeepers for Central African Republic

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The United Nations has asked Brazil to send troops to join its peace mission in the Central African Republic, said Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the U.N.'s head of peacekeeping operations, in an interview on Monday.

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Little prospect of Syria peace progress seen in Geneva talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A breakthrough in U.N.-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva this week seems hardly more likely than in seven failed earlier rounds as President Bashar al-Assad pushes for total military victory and his opponents stick by their demand he leave power.

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Little prospect of Syria peace progress in Geneva talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A breakthrough in U.N.-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva this week seems no more likely than in seven earlier rounds as President Bashar al-Assad pushes for total military victory and his opponents stick by their demand he leave power.

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Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers is stepping down as senior Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement on Sunday.

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Militants kill Egyptian U.N. peacekeeper in Central African Republic

DAKAR (Reuters) - Suspected Christian militias killed an Egyptian U.N. peacekeeper and wounded three others in an attack in southern Central African Republic on Sunday, the United Nations said in a statement.

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Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressman John Conyers is stepping down as ranking Democratic lawmaker of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement Sunday.

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Strikes kill 57 in Syria before peace talks

Airstrikes and shelling killed at least 57 people Sunday in two separate towns in Syria, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory For Human Rights (SOHR).

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Michigan Democrat resigns as ranking House Judiciary Committee member amid sexual harassment probe

Rep. John Conyers, D-Michigan, has stepped down as ranking member of House Judiciary Committee amid a congressional investigation into sexual harassment and workplace abuse allegations by his former staffers.

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BRIEF-Cowen and CEFC China announce mutual agreement to withdraw from filing with the committee on foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS)

* Cowen and CEFC China announce mutual agreement to withdraw from filing with the committee on foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS)

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Colombian ex-presidents to back joint right-wing 2018 ticket

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Two former Colombian presidents will back a joint right-wing ticket in elections next year, they said on Friday, focusing their platform on objections to the peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebels.

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Trump to speak with Turkey's Erdogan on peace efforts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he will speak with President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey later on Friday to discuss Middle East peace efforts.

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Three U.N. peacekeepers, one Malian soldier killed in joint operation

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Three United Nations peacekeepers and one Malian soldier were killed and several others were wounded on Friday in an attack by unidentified assailants in northeastern Mali, the U.N. mission there said.

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Venezuela's Maduro keeps eye on prize: 2018 presidential vote

CARACAS (Reuters) - Just months ago, with crowds of protesters baying on the streets for the resignation of the "dictator" and "murderer," Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked like a goner.

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Philippines' Duterte ditches peace process with Maoist rebels

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has terminated the on-again, off-again peace talks with Maoist-led rebels as hostilities have continued despite the negotiations, the president's spokesman said on Friday.

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Merkel ally calls Russia's new Syrian peace push "height of cynicism"

BERLIN (Reuters) - A top member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Thursday dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin's push to host a new Syrian peace process with the backing of Iran and Turkey, calling it "the height of cynicism."

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This virtual politician wants to run for office

There's no handshaking for this politician.

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Holocaust memorial built outside home of far-right German politician

Political activists built a replica of Berlin's Holocaust Memorial outside the home of a far-right German politician to protest his call for Germany to stop feeling guilty about Nazi atrocities.

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Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push

SOCHI, Russia/RIYADH (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war all but won by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad.

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UPDATE 4-Nippon Paint makes proposal to Axalta, merger talks with Akzo Nobel end

* Nippon Paint shares down 4.5 pct prior to suspension (Adds Nippon Paint's official confirmation)

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UPDATE 3-Nippon Paint bids for Axalta, merger talks with Akzo Nobel end

* Nippon Paint shares down 4.5 pct prior to suspension (Updates with Nippon Paint share suspension, analyst comment)

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Film delayed after politician offers $1.6M to behead star

Producers of a Bollywood movie have delayed its release amid fears for the safety of its female star, following death threats from prominent Hindu hardliners.

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Trump, Putin discuss support for U.N. peace process in Syria: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the two leaders stressed the importance of the U.N.-led peace process in resolving the Syrian civil war, the White House said in a statement.

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Russia's Putin hosts Assad in fresh drive for Syria peace deal

MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad late on Monday for three hours of talks to lay the groundwork for a new push by Moscow to end Syria's conflict now that Islamic State's territorial caliphate is overrun.

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Gerry Adams: Face of IRA who helped cement Northern Ireland peace

DUBLIN (Reuters) - As the public face of the Irish Republican Army during its bombing campaigns, then peacemaker and mainstream politician, Gerry Adams has been a defining figure of Northern Ireland's 50-year journey from sectarian torment to relative stability.

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Editorial Notebook: Dear Nobel Winners, Mr. Trump Has All the Brains He Needs

The president won’t meet this year’s American laureates, no surprise for “a very intelligent person” with no need for science.

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Senate committee seeks more info on Kushner

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent a letter requesting more information on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner related to his security clearance and questions over whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.

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South Korea, U.S. reaffirm need for peaceful resolution of North Korea problem

SEOUL (Reuters) - The nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States held bilateral talks on Friday and addressed measures to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue peacefully and diplomatically, the South's foreign ministry said.

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Senate tax reform bill advances out of committee

The Senate Finance Committee approved the $1.5 trillion Republican tax overhaul proposal late Thursday night after four days of markup.

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Senate judiciary committee requests more information on Kushner

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent a letter Thursday requesting more information on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner related to his security clearance and questions over whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.

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Former Trump campaign adviser delivers 'irrelevant' documents to congressional committees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Thursday delivered subpoenaed documents he described as "irrelevant and unnecessary" to two congressional committees investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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Colombia's Senate approves peace tribunals for ex-rebels

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Senate has backed a law to regulate transitional justice under the country's peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, including special tribunals that will try guerrilla leaders for war crimes.

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Canada will not send peacekeepers to Mali in near future: officials

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canada will not be sending hundreds of peacekeepers to support a United Nations mission in Mali in the near future, officials said on Wednesday, a move likely to disappoint allies who want Canadians to play a role in the West African country.

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Tillerson on mission to Myanmar, will press general to restore peace

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was bound for Myanmar on Wednesday for talks with the army chief whose forces have been accused of atrocities against ethnic Muslim Rohingya during an operation that drove more than 600,000 to flee to Bangladesh.

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Colombia court approves peace tribunals ahead of congressional vote

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's constitutional court said in a ruling late on Tuesday that special justice tribunals outlined in a peace deal between the government and the Marxist FARC rebels are constitutional, ahead of a congressional vote on the subject.

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Senate committee questions Trump's nuclear authority

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday held the first congressional hearing in more than four decades on the president's authority to launch a nuclear strike, amid concern that tensions over North Korea's weapons program could lead to war.

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Memorial T-Shirts Create a Little Justice, a Tiny Peace

On the South Side of Chicago and around the U.S., memorial T-shirts are a way to remember, to celebrate — and to indict.

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Oil seen as real prize of Iran's Kurdish adventure

By Ahmed Rasheed, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

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Trump Team Begins Drafting Middle East Peace Plan

Led by the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, the White House team hopes to develop an American blueprint for resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Xi tells Duterte China will work to safeguard South China Sea peace

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - China will work with Southeast Asian countries to safeguard peace in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday in a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who pledged to handle issues with Beijing in those waters bilaterally.

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How Republican politicians are responding

Republican officeholders have given varied responses to the sexual abuse allegations against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Lebanese Druze politician Jumblatt: time for Hariri to return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Top Lebanese Druze politician Walid Jumblatt said on Friday it was time that Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as prime minister on Saturday while in Saudi Arabia, returned to Lebanon.

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Hilltop tribe's bitterness a challenge for Libya peace effort

BANI WALID, Libya (Reuters) - Elders of a powerful tribe that defended the regime of former leader Muammar Gaddafi have a message for the United Nations as it tries to broker peace in Libya - talk to us or you will fail.

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Brazilian Congressional committee votes to ban all abortions

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Congressional committee led by Evangelical Christians has voted to ban abortion in Brazil in all situations, including cases of rape and where the mother's life is in danger.

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Joyce Carol Oates’s Prized Portraits by a Friend

The author reflects on her favorite possessions: paintings by the artist and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt.

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Politician found dead after conduct allegations

Former Welsh government minister Carl Sargeant, who was removed from office last week following undisclosed allegations about his personal conduct, has died. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.

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Editorial: New York Voters Can Make Crooked Politicians Pay

A ballot measure would amend the state constitution to let judge dock the pensions of convicted officials.

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Op-Ed Contributor: How ISIS helped peace in the Philippines’s Muslim south

The Islamists’ devastating siege of Marawi brings unexpected opportunities to end a long-running insurgency.

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Promote peace, China's Xi tells soldiers at first overseas base

BEIJING (Reuters) - Troops serving at China's first overseas military base, in the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, should help promote peace and stability, President Xi Jinping told them in a video chat, encouraging them to promote a good image.

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'He's such a dreamer:' Skepticism dogs U.S. envoy's North Korean peace efforts

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Saddled with the toughest job in American diplomacy, the chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea stands between a U.S. president who insists he doesn’t want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening.

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Equifax committee clears executive stock sales made after data breach

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Friday that executives who sold shares before the credit-reporting service disclosed a massive data breach were not aware of the incident when their trades were made.

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Israel's Netanyahu expresses hope for US peace push in Middle East

LONDON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he hoped a U.S. peace initiative would work and praised President Donald Trump for taking a fresh approach to bringing the Israelis and Palestinians back to negotiations.

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Israel's Netanyahu expresses hope for U.S. peace push in Middle East

LONDON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he hoped a U.S. peace initiative will work and praised President Donald Trump for taking a fresh approach to bringing the Israelis and Palestinians back to negotiations.

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Exclusive: Congressional committee questions operation of WHO cancer agency

LONDON, (Reuters) - Two influential U.S. Congressmen have asked the World Health Organization's cancer agency to get ready to testify about its work assessing if substances cause cancer, citing concerns about its "scientific integrity".

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House Budget Committee chair: Tax bill to be released early Thursday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans plan to release the language of their tax legislation early Thursday morning, the head of the U.S. House Budget Committee told Bloomberg TV in an interview on Wednesday.

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Syrian opposition rejects Russia-sponsored peace initiative

BEIRUT/AMMAN/ANKARA (Reuters) - The Syrian opposition has rejected a new, Russian-sponsored initiative to reach a political settlement to the Syrian conflict, and Turkey protested against the invitation of the Syrian Kurdish side as Moscow's peacemaking bid hit early complications on Wednesday.

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South Korean President hopes Olympics brings 'inter-Korean peace'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in hopes his "audacious plan" for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang can help unite North and South Korea.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Live Briefing: What to Watch For as the Intelligence Committees Grill Facebook, Twitter and Google

The committees are investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and want to know more about how the online platforms were used to sow discord and spread false information.

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New Akzo Nobel boss pursues $30 billion deal with Axalta

AMSTERDAM/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Dutch paints maker Akzo Nobel, seeking to recover after rejecting a takeover offer and issuing two profit warnings, is discussing a merger with smaller U.S. rival Axalta Coating Systems Ltd to create a $30 billion company.

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Akzo Nobel seeks $30 billion merger with smaller U.S. rival Axalta

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch paints maker Akzo Nobel, under pressure after rejecting a lucrative takeover offer and two profit warnings, has confirmed merger talks with smaller U.S. rival Axalta Coating Systems Ltd to create a $30 billion company.

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Akzo Nobel in talks to buy U.S. rival Axalta

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel, under pressure after rejecting a lucrative takeover offer and then issuing two profit warnings, said it was in talks to buy U.S. rival Axalta Coating Systems Ltd that could create a $30 billion company.

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BRIEF-Akzo Nobel confirms discussions with Axalta regarding potential merger

* CONFIRMS CONSTRUCTIVE DISCUSSIONS WITH AXALTA REGARDING POTENTIAL MERGER‍​

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Collins: Top Dems need to come back before intel committee

Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday that the Senate intelligence committee should bring senior Democratic Party operatives back for testimony after revelations about the party paying intelligence firm Fusion GPS for opposition research on Donald Trump last year.

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German prize honors transformation of Iron Curtain to nature reserve

BERLIN (Reuters) - Once known as the "death strip," a 1,400-km long swatch of land that marked the former border between East and West Germany is now a refuge for a broad variety of flora and fauna.

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Australian former governor-general and peacemaker Ninian Stephen dies at 94

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former Australian Governor-General Sir Ninian Stephen, who worked on the Northern Ireland peace talks and served on the International Court of Justice, died on Sunday. He was 94.

Costumes nytimes.com

Opinion: Let It Go: Making Peace With Princesses

Halloween is complicated when you teach fairy tales. It’s no easier being the daughter of a professor than being the mother of a princess.

Secession and Independence Movements nytimes.com

Catalonia’s Ousted Leader Calls for Peaceful Defiance

Carles Puigdemont, fired by the Spanish national government, insisted that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was removing a democratically elected administration.

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Iraq orders truce with Kurds to allow peaceful deployment at border crossings

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered a 24-hour suspension to military operations against Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, to allow for the peaceful deployment of Iraqi troops at the border crossings with the Kurdistan region.

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Critic’s Notebook: Politicians Are Bad at Podcasting

New podcasts hosted by lawmakers put them in a quasi-journalistic role. They do not fare well.

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Syria's Assad discussed peace process with Putin's envoy: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed a forthcoming round of peace talks in the Kazakh capital, Astana, at a meeting with the Russian president's special envoy on Syria, Sergei Lavrentyev, RIA news agency said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. committee recommends GSK shingles vaccine over Merck rival

LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The committee responsible for U.S. vaccination schedules has given a preferential recommendation to GlaxoSmithKline's newly approved shingles vaccine Shingrix over Merck & Co's established product Zostavax.

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U.S. committee recommends GSK shingles vaccine over Merck rival

LONDON (Reuters) - The committee responsible for U.S. vaccination schedules has given a preferential recommendation to GlaxoSmithKline's newly approved shingles vaccine Shingrix over Merck & Co's established product Zostavax.

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UPDATE 1-T-Mobile, Sprint ready board committees to decide on merger-sources

Oct 25 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are laying the groundwork for special committees of their boards of directors to decide on a merger between the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter.

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T-Mobile, Sprint ready board committees to decide on merger: sources

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are laying the groundwork for special committees of their board of directors to decide on a merger between the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter.

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T-Mobile, Sprint ready board committees to decide on merger - sources

Oct 25 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are laying the groundwork for special committees of their board of directors to decide on a merger between the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Angry Trump envoy to meet South Sudan president to push for peace

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is due to travel to war-torn South Sudan on Wednesday to meet with the country's President Salva Kiir – and she is angry.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil congressional committees vote on reforms helping small miners

BRASILIA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Brazilian congressional committees approved one plank of sweeping mining reforms on Tuesday, amending President Michel Temer's proposals to favor smaller miners, with votes on the two other measures delayed to Wednesday.

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Everyone is looking for peace

Anthony Bourdain learns more about a changed Sri Lanka. Watch new episodes of 'Parts Unknown' Sundays at 9PM ET/PT on CNN.

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Dutch far-right politician Wilders appeals discrimination verdict

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch politician Geert Wilders launched an appeal on Tuesday against his conviction last December for inciting discrimination in a trial he said was politically motivated.

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Brazil congressional committees ready reforms helping small miners

BRASILIA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Brazilian congressional committees are scheduled to vote on sweeping mining reforms on Tuesday, likely amending President Michel Temer's proposals to favor smaller miners before putting them to a broader vote.

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BRIEF-‍Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. approves Aixtron's sale of ALD/CVD memory product line

* ‍CFIUS approves sale of ALD/CVD memory product line / closing expected in 2017​

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Letterman receives Mark Twain prize for humor

Comedy legends came out to honor David Letterman, the recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. It was a night filled with political commentary, and some saved their best lines for President Donald Trump.

Comedy and Humor nytimes.com

David Letterman Earns Mark Twain Prize for Late-Night High Jinks

At the 20th anniversary of the award, Steve Martin, Bill Murray and other comedians celebrated Mr. Letterman, who joked, “I am now the most humorous person in the world.”

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David Letterman, celebrated late-night TV host, receives U.S. humor prize

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture.

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As a white nationalist speaks, a bell tolls for peace

As white supremacist leader Richard Spencer prepared to take the stage at the University of Florida, a concert of bells rang through campus leaving a poignant message of unity.

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Brazil court orders release of former Olympic committee chief

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court ordered the release from jail of former head of the national Olympics committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman on Thursday, according to the court's press office.

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Peace gives Colombian coffee an extra shot

SAN CARLOS, Colombia (Reuters) - Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans.

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INSIGHT-Peace gives Colombian coffee an extra shot

SAN CARLOS, Colombia, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans.

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Brazil's Temer escapes corruption charges in committee vote

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A congressional committee voted 39-26 on Wednesday to reject charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer stemming from a corruption case involving the world's largest meatpacker.

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Brazil congressional committee votes to shelve Temer charges

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A congressional committee voted 39-26 on Wednesday to reject charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer stemming from a corruption case involving the world's largest meatpacker.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's Temer escapes corruption charges in committee vote

BRASILIA, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A congressional committee voted 39-26 on Wednesday to reject charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer stemming from a corruption case involving the world's largest meatpacker.

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Russian politicians fail to see funny side of 'Death of Stalin'

LONDON (Reuters) - British satirist Armando Iannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comic look at the power struggle to succeed Joseph Stalin - but in Russia not all politicians share the joke.

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Boxing: Title, not payday the prize Pulev seeks

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev has no regrets about pulling out of his fight against world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua due to a shoulder injury and says he has not given up hope of fighting the Briton.

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UPDATE 2-Akzo Nobel warns operating profit will not grow this year

* Still planning special dividend, chemicals sale (Updates with CEO remarks, background)

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UPDATE 1-Akzo Nobel Q3 earnings miss; company issues second FY profit warning

AMSTERDAM, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel, the Dutch maker of Dulux paint, reported lower-than-expected third-quarter operating earnings of 383 million euros ($451 million) on Wednesday, citing "headwinds" at its marine coatings business and margin pressures from rising raw material costs.

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George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins 2017 Man Booker prize

(Reuters) - George Saunders' first novel "Lincoln in the Bardo," was on Tuesday named the winner of the 2017 Man Booker fiction prize, awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the...

Writing and Writers nytimes.com

Book News: George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

Mr. Saunders is the second consecutive American writer to win the Man Booker Prize.

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Op-Ed Contributor: The Booker Prize’s Bad History

It’s an award funded by the labor of enslaved people.

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Carter Page subpoenaed by Senate intel committee

The Senate intelligence committee has issued a subpoena to former Donald Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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After victory in Raqqa over IS, Kurds face tricky peace

RAQQA, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish groups who led the fight against Islamic State in its former capital Raqqa must navigate a complex peace to avoid ethnic tension with the city's Arab majority and to secure critical U.S. aid.

Venezuela nytimes.com

Venezuelans Vote Peacefully, if Not Hopefully

Some thought their votes might not matter, or even be counted. But opponents of President Nicolás Maduro turned out for regional elections anyway.

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North Korea: Trump a 'strangler of peace'

North Korea continued its harsh anti-US rhetoric Sunday, calling President Donald Trump a "war merchant and strangler of peace."

Congestion Pricing nytimes.com

Economic Trends: Why Surge Prices Make Us So Mad: What Springsteen, Home Depot, and a Nobel Winner Know

People typically don’t like it when prices fluctuate with supply and demand, but there are ways companies can make it more palatable and fair.

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BRIEF-Aerie Pharmaceuticals says ‍FDA committee to review NDA for Rhopressa

* Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc - ‍FDA advisory committee to review new drug application for Rhopressa (netarsudil ophthalmic solution) 0.02 pct​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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House ethics committee investigating Rep. Chris Collins for insider trading allegations

The House ethics committee is investigating New York Rep. Chris Collins, the first Republican on Capitol Hill to endorse Donald Trump's presidential campaign, for potentially violating federal law and House rules regarding insider trading.

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Greenpeace activists protest at EDF nuclear power site

PARIS (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists staged a brief protest on Thursday at the Cattenom nuclear power site run by France's EDF to highlight what it said were security and health risks.

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Greenpeace activists stage protest at EDF nuclear power site

PARIS (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists have staged a protest at the Cattenom nuclear power site run by France's EDF to protest against security and health risks posed by nuclear power.

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Colombia peace deal cannot be modified for 12 years, court rules

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's next three governments must comply with a 2016 peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebel group, the Constitutional Court said in a ruling late on Wednesday, shielding the accord from potential changes should the opposition win next year's elections.

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How politicians use Hollywood (and Hollywood uses them back)

The story of Harvey Weinstein is about appetite meeting power. It's one reason why out of fear of a Caligula becoming emperor, you don't have emperors. Weinstein sat at the center of a web of business and political power -- a position that could put anyone beyond justice. That's undemocratic. In an idealistic sense, it's un-American. It's why law and culture have to oppose any concentration of power in anyone's hands.

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Brazil Olympic committee chief resigns amid bribe scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The head of Brazil's Olympics committee announced his resignation on Wednesday following his arrest last week for arranging alleged bribes to win Rio de Janeiro's selection as host of the 2016 Summer Games.

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New Nobel Prize economist Thaler stumped by record markets

BOSTON (Reuters) - University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler may have won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on behavioral economics, but the behavior of investors has him stumped.

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France's nuclear spent-fuel pools major security risk: Greenpeace

PARIS (Reuters) - The spent-fuel pools of French utility EDF's nuclear reactors are highly vulnerable to attacks, Greenpeace said in a report published on Tuesday.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

First Words: Are Politicians Responsible for Their ‘Base,’ or Is It the Other Way Around?

Republican leaders used to worry about the limits of their base. Now they find themselves increasingly at its mercy.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Liberia’s Women Warn Male Presidential Candidates: Keep the Peace

A man will almost certainly become the country’s next leader, and women are worried that their newfound gains will be lost.

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Brazilian justice extends arrest of Olympic Committee head Nuzman

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian federal judge on Monday extended the custody of Brazil's national Olympic committee head Carlos Nuzman, who was arrested last Thursday in connection with a corruption investigation.

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

Politicians With Puerto Rican Roots Challenge Trump in Push for Aid

The devastation left by Hurricane Maria has ignited a dire sense of urgency for politicians who feel compelled to look after their ancestral homeland.

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Satire on EU bureaucracy wins German book prize

BERLIN (Reuters) - A satirical look at the European Union and its bureaucracy, which opens with a pig running amok in one of Brussels' main squares, has won the prestigious German Book Prize.

Jerusalem (Israel) nytimes.com

Jerusalem Journal: In Jerusalem, Looking for Peace in Backgammon and Music

After years of impasse in the peace process, a growing number of Israelis and Palestinians are seeking new ways of crossing the dividing lines

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We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobel

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularize the idea of "nudging" people toward doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets.

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'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prize

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - U.S. economist Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize for his contributions in the field of behavioral economics, showing how human traits affect supposedly rational markets, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday.

Nobel Prizes nytimes.com

Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to Richard Thaler

Professor Thaler is an expert in behavioral economics and a professor at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

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American wins Nobel in economics

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As Johnson Sirleaf exits, Liberians thankful for peace, excited about change

MONROVIA (Reuters) - After a dozen years of recovery under Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping bring peace after civil war turned her country into a wasteland, Liberians are hopeful about their first democratic power transfer for 73 years.

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Women march through desert for Israeli-Palestinian peace

JORDAN RIVER, West Bank (Reuters) - Thousands of Israeli and Palestinian women trekked through a biblical desert landscape on Sunday, converging on the shores of the Jordan River in a march for peace.

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Trump says giving peace a chance before U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem: interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Saturday that he wanted to give a shot at achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians before moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Brazil's Nuzman steps way from Olympics committee after his arrest

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Carlos Arthur Nuzman, head of Brazil's Olympics committee, has decided to step away from the games' governing body after he was arrested last week for allegedly conspiring to rig the election of the city hosting the 2016 games, according to a statement by the National Olympics Committee on Saturday.

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Rohingya insurgents open to peace but Myanmar ceasefire ending

YANGON (Reuters) - Muslim Rohingya insurgents said on Saturday they are ready to respond to any peace move by the Myanmar government but a one-month ceasefire they declared to enable the delivery of aid in violence-racked Rakhine State is about to end.

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U.S. House committee calls new hearing on Kaspersky software

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Friday that it has scheduled a new hearing on Kaspersky Lab software as lawmakers review accusations that the Kremlin could use its products to conduct espionage.

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U.S. House committee sets new hearing on Kaspersky software

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Friday that it has scheduled a new hearing on Kaspersky Lab software as lawmakers review accusations that the firm's software could be used to conduct espionage on behalf of the Kremlin.

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Anti-nuclear campaign group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO/GENEVA (Reuters) - The Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war and the spread of weapons to North Korea, awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday to a little-known campaign group seeking a global ban on nuclear arms.

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Nobel Peace Prize, Harvey Weinstein, ‘Blade Runner 2049’: Your Friday Briefing

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

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Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO/GENEVA (Reuters) - The Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war, awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday to a little-known international campaign group advocating for a ban on nuclear weapons.

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Nobel Peace Prize won by anti-nuclear weapons campaign

Arms Control and Limitation and Disarmament nytimes.com

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

The group was honored for a new treaty signed by more than 50 countries — though none of them are nuclear powers.