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Texas Congressman Runs What Aides Call a Hostile Workplace

Representative Blake Farenthold, the subject of an ethics investigation, set the tone for off-color jokes and inappropriate banter, legal documents and interviews with former aides suggest.

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CanniMed asks Canadian regulators to intervene in hostile Aurora bid

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Medical marijuana company CanniMed Therapeutics Inc has asked Canadian regulators to intervene as it seeks to prevent a hostile takeover by bigger rival Aurora Cannabis Inc.

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Is hostile architecture designing people out of cities?

Spiked or sloped benches. Bolts installed on shop doorsteps and windowsills. Water features that operate at surprising intervals on flat surfaces.

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Broadcom bids $103 billion for Qualcomm, open to going hostile

(Reuters) - Chip maker Broadcom Ltd made an unsolicited $103 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc on Monday, setting the stage for a takeover battle that could reshape the industry at the heart of mobile phone hardware.

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Saudi says reserves right to respond to Iran 'hostile actions'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Monday his country reserved the right to respond to Iran's "hostile actions", an apparent reference to a missile fired by Yemen's Houthis who Saudi Arabia says are armed by Iran.

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Bourdain: I celebrated a culture that was hostile to women

After a slew of women came forward to accuse producer Harvey Weinstein and other notable figures in media of sexual harassment, CNN's Anthony Bourdain expressed regret for his participation in and validation of a culture he sees as similarly sexist: the restaurant industry.

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Bourdain: I validated culture hostile to women

Anthony Bourdain, who has been outspoken on sexual harassment in light of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, says he unintentionally validated a restaurant culture that was hostile to women.

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U.S. police deaths on duty spiked in 2016: FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty-six police officers were killed on the job by felons in 2016, up about 61 percent from 41 deaths a year ago, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday.

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Dow has spiked 4,500 points since election

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Venezuela leader thanks hostile Trump for making him 'famous'

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro baited U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday by thanking him for a barrage of criticism that had made him famous worldwide.

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10 spa treatments spiked with booze

Wine, beer and spirits aren't just for drinking anymore. Spas from Sonoma to France are turning them into restorative elixirs, spiking a variety of relaxing treatments.

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Hostile same-sex marriage vote spurs Australia to amend anti-hate law

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The alarming volume of hate-speech during Australia's ballot over whether to legalize same-sex marriage spurred parliament to pass emergency legislation on Wednesday to outlaw opponents spewing their vitriol while the vote was in progress.

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

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

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Pakistan National Assembly condemns Trump's 'hostile' comments

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's National Assembly passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning U.S. President Donald Trump's accusations that Islamabad was prolonging the war in Afghanistan, denouncing them as "hostile" and "threatening".

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GM says small number of Chevy Bolts face battery issue

(Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Friday it had informed a small number of owners of its Chevrolet Bolt electric cars about a battery problem that could cause a loss of propulsion.

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BRIEF-Molson Coors and Hornell Brewing sign licensing deal for Arnold Palmer Spiked Half & Hal

* Molson Coors And Hornell Brewing Co., Inc., an affiliate of Arizona beverages, sign licensing agreement for new Arnold Palmer Spiked half & half

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Campaign Opposition Research Is Standard. But Not ‘Oppo’ From Hostile Nations.

Donald Trump Jr. was looking for dirt on rivals, a typical part of modern campaigns. But information is not usually harvested from, say, Russia.

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Facebook wants to be hostile to terrorists

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UPDATE 1-After London attack, Facebook says aims to be 'hostile environment' for terrorists

LONDON, June 4 (Reuters) - Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms.

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After London attack, Facebook says aims to be 'hostile environment' for terrorists

LONDON, June 4 (Reuters) - Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms.

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Nail-spiked meatballs lead to suspension for Alabama mail carrier

(Reuters) - An Alabama mail carrier has been suspended and charged with aggravated animal cruelty for allegedly feeding meatballs laced with nails to at least one dog on her route, U.S. Postal Service officials said on Friday.

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Bryce Harper Rushes Hunter Strickland and Starts a Benches-Clearing Brawl

Harper and Strickland both landed punches to the head after Strickland hit Harper with a 98 m.p.h. pitch.

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North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea's deputy U.N. envoy said on Friday that the United States needed to roll back its "hostile policy" toward the country before there could be talks between the pair.

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Superbenches: An unusual take on public seating

The park bench is a familiar and often overlooked design that exists in cities across the world. Typically designed to have mass appeal, and manufactured from materials that can withstand frequent use, constant exposure to the elements and vandalism, these seats provide a valuable but perhaps unrecognized service.

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Anti-Semitic acts spiked since Trump election win, watchdog says

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anti-Semitic incidents, from bomb threats and cemetery desecration to assaults and bullying, have surged in the United States since the election of President Donald Trump, and a "heightened political atmosphere" played a role in the rise, the Anti-Defamation League said on Monday.

Hockey, Ice nytimes.com

NBC’s Fixture Between the Benches Begins His Playoff Sprint

Pierre McGuire, who originated the “Inside the Glass” role on NBC, is broadcasting eight games in eight days in six cities to open the playoffs.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Mike Pompeo, Once a WikiLeaks Fan, Attacks It as Hostile Agent

Mr. Pompeo’s attack on WikiLeaks was the latest sign that the Trump administration does not see itself beholden to past statements or stances.

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CIA chief calls WikiLeaks a 'hostile intelligence service'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday called WikiLeaks a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia.

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NHL: Bolts beat Canadiens to stay in playoff hunt

(The Sports Xchange) - Yanni Gourde scored twice to help the Tampa Bay Lightning stay alive in the playoff race with a 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday at the Bell Centre.

Leguizamo, John nytimes.com

John Leguizamo: The First Time I Faced a Hostile Audience (Kids)

The actor and writer talks about his early days, working with Off Center Theater, where he encountered young audiences eager to see characters like themselves.

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BRIEF-Savanna explains why proposed acquisition by Western Energy is superior to hostile offer from Total Energy

* Savanna explains why proposed acquisition by Western Energy is superior to hostile offer from Total Energy

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The 5 deadliest US cities?

Chicago. Murder.

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Exclusive: GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018 - sources

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the automaker’s plans said this week.

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Trump dismisses Russia controversy as 'scam' by hostile media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump dismissed a growing controversy about ties between his aides and Russia on Thursday as a "ruse" and "scam" perpetrated by a hostile news media, and denied that any of his associates had contacts with Moscow before last year's election.

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'A resurgence of white nationalism': Hate groups spiked in 2016

Across the country, flyers are showing up on college campuses.

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BRIEF-U.S. CPSC says Target recalls about 1,300 patio benches due to fall hazard

* Target recalls about 1,300 patio benches due to fall hazard

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UPDATE 1-Hastor family says not seeking a hostile takeover of Grammer

* Says Grammer has not addressed margin erosion (Adds further Hastor comments, background)

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BRIEF-Taiwan's top financial regulator says will allow hostile takeovers among banks

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Chairman Lee Ruey-Tsang of Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) made the following comments at a news briefing:

Netanyahu, Benjamin nytimes.com

Benjamin Netanyahu Sought Deal With Hostile Newspaper, TV Report Says

The police are investigating a meeting in which the Israeli prime minister negotiated for more positive coverage in return for curtailing a competitor, a TV station reported.

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Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a 'hostile act'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to ease some restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in Syria.

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UPDATE 1-Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a "hostile act"

MOSCOW, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to ease some restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in Syria.

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Russia calls U.S. move to supply Syria rebels weapons a hostile act: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it viewed a U.S. decision to ease restrictions on weapons supplies to Syrian rebels as a "hostile act" which threatened the safety of Russian warplanes and military personnel, the RIA news agency reported.

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Russia calls U.S. move to supply Syria rebels weapons a hostile act - RIA

MOSCOW, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it viewed a U.S. decision to ease restrictions on weapons supplies to Syrian rebels as a "hostile act" which threatened the safety of Russian warplanes and military personnel, the RIA news agency reported.

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Russia says new U.S. sanctions are hostile acts, promises response

MOSCOW, Dec 20 (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict are hostile acts by the outgoing Obama administration and Russia will expand its sanctions lists against the United...

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Vivendi CEO says move on Mediaset is not hostile: paper

MILAN (Reuters) - Vivendi's acquisition of a 20 percent stake in Italian broadcaster Mediaset is not hostile but rather aimed at building a European company with global reach, the French media...

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Italian industry min warns Vivendi against hostile Mediaset takeover

ROME, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Italian Industry Minister Carlo Calenda cautioned French media group Vivendi on Wednesday against trying to launch a hostile takeover of Mediaset, saying the Italian firm operated in a strategic sector.

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Canexus, Chemtrade in friendly talks after hostile bid

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian chemical company Canexus Corp , which rejected a hostile bid from Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund , confirmed on Tuesday that it is in talks with the company about a...

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UPDATE 2-Canexus, Chemtrade in friendly talks after hostile bid

TORONTO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Canadian chemical company Canexus Corp, which rejected a hostile bid from Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, confirmed on Tuesday that it is in talks with the company about...

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UPDATE 1-Canexus, Chemtrade in friendly talks after hostile bid -sources

TORONTO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Canadian chemical company Canexus Corp, which rejected a hostile bid from Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, is in discussions with the company about a higher offer, according to two sources familiar with the situation.

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Canexus, Chemtrade in friendly talks after hostile bid - sources

TORONTO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Canadian chemical company Canexus Corp, which rejected a hostile bid from Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, is in discussions with the company about a higher offer, according to two sources familiar with the situation.

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Venezuela's 'beer war' mirrors hostile politics

CARACAS (Reuters) - Running short of raw materials in mid-2015, Venezuela's two biggest beer makers Polar and Regional publicly chided the socialist government for delays in releasing foreign currency to import hops, barley and tin for cans.

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At New York immigration museum, guides cope with hostile remarks

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A New York City history museum that celebrates immigration to the United States is giving its guides new training to help them deal with an increase in hostile remarks among visitors about immigrants.

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Can urban farms feed our cities?

Large-scale urban agriculture is on the rise globally, with more and more farms appearing in our cities. A far cry from allotments and community gardens, urban farms occupy much bigger spaces; they can employ people, regenerate huge neighborhoods and give residents access to fresh produce on their doorsteps.

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UPDATE 1-Ousted Tata boss's hostile defence takes boardroom battle public

NEW DELHI, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Days after he was ejected as chairman of Tata Sons, Cyrus Mistry has stunned India with a hostile 5-page letter outlining governance failures, poor decisions and looming writedowns at one of the country's most revered conglomerates.

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Ousted Tata boss's hostile defence takes boardroom battle public

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UPDATE 4-BlackRock CEO sees 'hostile' climate as index funds reel in cash

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, reported better-than-expected quarterly profits on Tuesday, showing resilience in what has been a punishing market for...

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BlackRock CEO sees 'hostile' climate as index funds reel in cash

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, reported better-than-expected quarterly profits on Tuesday, showing resilience in what has been a punishing market for fund...

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UPDATE 3-BlackRock CEO sees 'hostile' climate as index funds reel in cash

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, reported better-than-expected quarterly profits on Tuesday, showing resilience in what has been a punishing market for fund managers.

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China warns 'hostile forces' trying to undermine military reform

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military warned on Friday that "hostile forces" were seeking to spread online rumors about the ongoing reform of the armed forces, which will see 300,000 soldiers laid off, and admitted some of the rumors were having a damaging effect.

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Vivendi says rules out hostile bid for Ubisoft

PARIS (Reuters) - French media giant Vivendi on Wednesday ruled out making a hostile bid for video games maker Ubisoft .

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Vivendi says rules out hostile bid for Bbisoft

PARIS, Oct 12 (Reuters) - French media giant Vivendi on Wednesday ruled out making a hostile bid for video games maker Ubisoft.

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Opinion: Why Russia has been ramping up hostile action

Russia, of late, has been demonstrating not only increased confidence in its own abilities and capabilities, but also a sense of urgency in being as well prepared as possible for open conflict.

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BRIEF-Canexus says special committee to evaluate and respond to Chemtrade's hostile takeover bid

* Canexus Corp - Canexus appoints David Collyer as board chair, special committee to evaluate and respond to Chemtrade's hostile takeover bid

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REFILE- Spiked M&A deals set for record as regulators increase scrutiny

NEW YORK, Sept 16 (IFR) - Bayer will be hoping that its US$66bn purchase of Monsanto won't succumb to the same failure that has tripped up many other mergers and acquisitions this year, as regulators across the globe increase the scrutiny of deals.

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Spiked M&A deals set for record as regulators increase scrutiny

NEW YORK, Sept 16 (IFR) - Bayer will be hoping that its US$66bn purchase of Monsanto won't succumb to the same failure that has tripped up many other mergers and acquisitions this year, as regulators...

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Boards should put money where their mouths are in hostile offers: James Saft

(Reuters) - It may be time for corporate boards which reject takeover offers to get more skin in the game.

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SAFT ON WEALTH-Boards should put money where their mouths are in hostile offers: James Saft

Sept 14 (Reuters) - It may be time for corporate boards which reject takeover offers to get more skin in the game.

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Beach volleyball: Walsh Jennings has perfect run spiked

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian duo Barbara Seixas and Agatha Bednarczuk dished out a first ever Olympic loss to American great Kerri Walsh Jennings amid a fevered atmosphere on Copacabana beach to reach the final of the women's beach volleyball.

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Westbrook stays with Oklahoma City after Durant bolts town

(Reuters) - Five-times All-Star guard Russell Westbrook has signed a contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the NBA team said on Thursday.

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K2 synthetic weed use spiked over the past year, says CDC

Poisoning from synthetic marijuana is on the rise and, in some cases deadly, new research found.

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UPDATE 1-Liar, coward, joker: Europe gives UK's Johnson hostile welcome

* EU set to give former Brussels-bashing journalist frosty welcome (Adds Johnson comments)

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Liar, coward, joker: Europe gives UK's Johnson hostile welcome

* EU set to give former Brussels-bashing journalist frosty welcome

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UPDATE 2-Baoneng lifts stake in China Vanke, fuels speculation of hostile bid

* Baoneng firms have applied to issue up to $3.4 in debt -Caixin (Recasts and adds Caixin report of Baoneng debt issue)

Parks and Other Recreation Areas nytimes.com

4,223 Central Park Benches With Stories to Tell

The Adopt-a-Bench program began in 1986, as a way to finance the maintenance of areas within the park. Today, the benches, each adorned with a plaque, are more than simply places to sit.

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Kuka CEO says Midea offer not a hostile takeover

MUNICH, May 18 (Reuters) - Germany's Kuka on Wednesday welcomed a pledge from Chinese investor Midea that the company would remain independent in the wake of a takeover offer made for the German robotics company on Wednesday.

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Sanofi says ready to raise Medivation offer, threatens hostile bid

PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi said it was prepared to raise its proposed $9.3 billion deal to buy Medivation if the U.S. cancer drug maker engaged in talks, threatening to take a hostile bid directly to shareholders if not.

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Boyle strikes in OT to give Bolts win over Islanders

(The Sports Xchange) - Brian Boyle scored 2:48 into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals at Barclays Center on Tuesday.

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Prince of Isles scores twice in win over Bolts

(The Sports Xchange) - Shane Prince scored twice in the final three minutes of the first period, and the New York Islanders held on for a 5-3 road win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opener of their second-round series on Wednesday at Amalie Arena.

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Palat's power-play goal lifts Bolts over Red Wings

(The Sports Xchange) - Ondrej Palat's power-play goal with 2:59 left gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena and a 3-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference first round best-of-7 series.

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Long Island Is Both Hostile Territory and Fertile Ground for Donald Trump

The candidate will be counting on Long Island, a power base for New York Republicans, in next week’s primary. But he also faces a test of his broader appeal to suburban voters.

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UPDATE 3-Canadian Pacific calls off hostile bid for Norfolk Southern

April 11 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific on Monday said it was giving up on its $28 billion bid to buy Norfolk Southern Corp, after more than five months during which the No. 4 U.S. railroad rebuffed...

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Mexico replaces top U.S. diplomats, citing hostile climate

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government on Tuesday unexpectedly changed two of its top officials responsible for U.S. relations, citing concerns about an increasingly anti-Mexican climate across the border.

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Justices hostile to Virginia Republicans in black voters case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court justices on Monday signaled they are likely to leave in place a lower-court's ruling that Virginia's Republican-led legislature unlawfully considered race when drawing U.S. congressional districts by packing black voters into one of them.

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Iran's leader says U.S. still hostile after nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States is still fundamentally hostile to Iran and its policies have undermined the benefits of sanctions relief, the Islamic Republic's hardline leader said on Sunday, warning Iranians not to trust their old enemy.

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UPDATE 1-Iran's leader says US still hostile after nuclear deal

* US presidential candidates hostile to Iran-Khamenei (Recasts with Khamenei speech)

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Khamenei says all U.S. presidential candidates hostile to Iran

DUBAI, March 20 (Reuters) - U.S. policy is preventing big companies from doing business with Iran, while U.S. presidential candidates are trying to outdo each other in their hostility to the Islamic...

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Early election looms as Australian PM seeks to reform hostile Senate

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's parliament began an acrimonious final sitting day before a May budget on Thursday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull considering dissolving both houses of parliament and calling an early election to end a hostile Senate.

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Adler says plans no hostile Conwert takeover in power struggle

VIENNA (Reuters) - German real estate group Adler said on Friday it does not plan a hostile bid for Austria's Conwert , in which it holds nearly a quarter of the stock, but criticized the speed of...

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U.S. student detained in N. Korea confesses to 'hostile act'

North Korea has allowed the world to get its first glimpse of Otto Frederick Warmbier, an American student at the University of Virginia, two months after his arrest.

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Canada's new takeover regime seen deterring hostile bids

TORONTO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A new takeover bid regime outlined by Canadian regulators is set to dramatically extend the minimum offer period on hostile bids, potentially reducing hostile deal activity in a largely resource-driven Canadian market.

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Farah overcomes spiked leg to win first race of 2016

LONDON (Reuters) - Mo Farah suffered a cut that left blood streaming down his leg but the mid-race spiking could not stop the world's leading distance runner recording his first track victory of Olympic year in Glasgow on Saturday.

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UPDATE 2-Vonovia's hostile bid for Deutsche Wohnen crumbles

* Vonovia, Deutsche Wohnen shares rise (Adds further CEO comments, share prices)

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ISIS plots in 5 European cities?

Intelligence obtained before the November 13, 2015 Paris attacks indicated that as many as 60 ISIS fighters had been deployed by the group to Europe, a senior European counterterrorism source told CNN.

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Saudi envoy comments on Iraq's Shi'ite militias draw hostile reactions

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim lawmakers on Sunday accused the new Saudi ambassador of meddling in domestic affairs after he said the presence of Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias in the fight against Islamic State was exacerbating sectarian tensions in Iraq.

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North Korea Says It’s Holding U.S. Student for ‘Hostile Act’

The University of Virginia student has been accused of entering the North to bring “down the foundation of its single-minded unity.”

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North Korea detains U.S. student on New Year trip for 'hostile act'

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has detained a U.S. university student, the third western citizen known to be held in the isolated state, for committing a "hostile act" and wanting to "destroy the country's unity", it said on Friday.

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North Korea says detains U.S. student for 'hostile act'

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it had detained a U.S. university student for committing a "hostile act" and wanting to "destroy the country's unity", the third western citizen known to be held in the isolated state.

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Turkey PM says would not look positively on 'hostile forces' west of Euphrates

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Turkey would not look positively on Syrian forces hostile to Ankara moving to the west of the Euphrates, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday, after a U.S.-backed alliance of Kurds and Arab rebels took a dam on the river from Islamic State.

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UPDATE 1-Canadian Pacific revises hostile bid for Norfolk Southern

MONTREAL/TORONTO, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd slammed Norfolk Southern Corp on Wednesday, accusing it of misleading investors even as its executives rolled out a new bid with increased shareholder protections to acquire the U.S.-based railroad.

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Hostile acts against mosques rise

American mosques and Islamic centers have been the victims of vandalism, harassment and anti-Muslim bigotry at least 63 times this year.

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U.S. justices hostile to tribal court authority in molestation case

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Conservative members of the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday appeared unwilling to allow a Native American tribal court to oversee a child sexual molestation lawsuit against retailer Dollar General Corp.

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Fiat Chrysler does not plan hostile bid on GM, will focus on growth plan

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) does not plan a hostile bid for rival General Motors at the moment and will focus on executing its growth plan to 2018 until the right and...

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UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler does not plan hostile bid on GM, will focus on growth plan

* Shareholders approve Ferrari demerger (Recasts with comments on GM, adds details)

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BRIEF-Fiat Chrysler CEO says no plan for hostile GM bid

* Has no intention to make a hostile bid on General Motors at this stage

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Pope greets nation hostile to gays

Pope Francis seemed to soften the Catholic church's tone on homosexuality in 2013. Those sentiments won't be popular in Uganda when he visits on Friday.

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BRIEF-Infineon CEO says would not do acquisition to preempt potential hostile takeover

* CCF, when asked about m&a, says could finance deals between 1-2 billion euros via debt

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Norfolk Southern hostile to Canadian Pacific's $28.4 billion bid

(Reuters) - U.S. railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp all but rejected a $28.4 billion acquisition offer by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd on Tuesday, calling it "low-premium" and warning it would...

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UPDATE 4-Norfolk Southern hostile to Canadian Pacific's $28.4 bln bid

* Norfolk Southern calls bid "low premium", says will evaluate

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UPDATE 3-Perrigo shareholders snub drugmaker Mylan's $26 bln hostile bid

* Perrigo shares fall as much as 10 pct (Adds analysts comments, background; updates shares)

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Bloomingdale's 'spiked eggnog' ad sparks outrage on social media

(Reuters) - A holiday advertisement by Bloomingdale's that encourages drink spiking was trending heavily on social media on Thursday with some critics saying the image promotes date rape.

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UPDATE 2-FTC approves Mylan's hostile bid for Perrigo with conditions

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Mylan received U.S. antitrust approval for its hostile bid for Irish-based generic drugmaker Perrigo Co under the condition Mylan sells seven drugs to Alvogen Group Inc, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

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FTC approves Mylan's hostile bid for Perrigo with conditions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mylan received U.S. antitrust approval for its hostile bid for Irish-based generic drugmaker Perrigo Co , the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-FTC approves Mylan's hostile bid for Perrigo with conditions

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Mylan received U.S. antitrust approval for its hostile bid for Irish-based generic drugmaker Perrigo Co, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

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FTC approves hostile Mylan takeover of Perrigo with conditions

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Mylan received U.S. antitrust approval for a hostile takeover of Irish-based generic drugmaker Perrigo Co, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

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Perrigo CEO doesn't believe Mylan's hostile bid will succeed

TEL AVIV, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Irish-based generic drugmaker Perrigo Co on Tuesday urged shareholders not to accept rival Mylan NV's $25 billion hostile bid for the company.

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RPT-GNC wants Oregon lawsuit on spiked products moved to federal court

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Nutritional products retailer GNC Holdings Inc on Friday said a lawsuit by Oregon's attorney general that alleged it sold products containing two illegal synthetic drugs was "without merit" and said it filed a motion to move the case to federal court.

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GNC wants Oregon lawsuit on spiked products moved to federal court

(Reuters) - Nutritional products retailer GNC Holding Inc on Friday said a lawsuit by Oregon's attorney general that alleged it sold products containing two illegal synthetic drugs was "without merit" and said it filed a motion to move the case to federal court.

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Deutsche Wohnen says Vonovia's hostile bid undervalues company

FRANKFURT, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Deutsche Wohnen on Thursday said that Vonovia's hostile offer for the German property group was inadequate, a day after Deutsche Wohnen abandoned its own planned takeover of peer LEG.

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UPDATE 2-Canadian Oil Sands rejects Suncor hostile takeover offer

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Canadian Oil Sands Ltd asked its shareholders on Monday to reject a hostile takeover offer by Suncor Energy Inc, saying it was weak and substantially undervalued the company's...

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Can India tap fresh water wisdom for "smart" cities?

NEW DELHI, Oct 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shanti Kushwaha waits anxiously for the water tanker to reach the slums of Seelampur in India's capital New Delhi, bringing a scarce and fought-over essential.

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UPDATE 1-Canadian Oil adopts poison pill to fend off Suncor hostile bid

CALGARY, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Canadian Oil Sands Ltd on Wednesday announced a new poison pill to try to thwart Suncor Energy Inc's hostile takeover bid, setting the stage for a drawn-out battle that...

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AB InBev CEO delays talk of hostile bid for SABMiller

LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Anheuser-Busch InBev Chief Executive Carlos Brito does not want to talk about making a hostile bid for rival brewer SABMiller, saying he hopes shareholders will urge the...

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Canadian Oil Sands adopts poison pill after Suncor's hostile bid

Oct 7 (Reuters) - Canadian Oil Sands Ltd said it adopted a poison pill in response to Suncor Energy Inc's hostile takeover bid.

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REFILE-UPDATE 5-Suncor launches hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands

Oct 5 (Reuters) - Suncor Energy launched what could be a drawn-out takeover battle for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd on Monday, which could increase its stake in Alberta's massive Syncrude project and cement its position as the country's largest oil producer.

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UPDATE 4-Suncor launches hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands

* Values Canadian Oil at about C$6.6 bln including debt (Updates share prices, adds Breakingviews link)

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Suncor launches hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands

(Reuters) - Suncor Energy Inc launched a hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd on Monday as the slump in oil prices encourages consolidation in Canada's oil sands industry, which has some of the...

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UPDATE 3-Suncor launches hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands

* Values Canadian Oil at about C$6.6 bln including debt (Adds industry and company details, Suncor CEO comments, stock prices)

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UPDATE 2-Suncor launches hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands

* Values Canadian Oil at about C$6.6 bln including debt (Adds background, detail)

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UPDATE 1-Suncor launches hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands for C$4.3 bln

Oct 5 (Reuters) - Suncor Energy Inc launched an all-stock hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd valued at about C$4.3 billion ($3.29 billion), as the company increases its focus on Canada's oil sands.

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Hesse government denies it aware of hostile Potash bid for K+S

BERLIN, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Germany's regional government of Hesse, the home state of K+S, denied a newspaper report saying it was aware that Potash Corp was planning a hostile takeover bid for the German company.

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UPDATE 1-Potash might be prepared to make hostile K+S bid -Handelsblatt

* Potash declines to comment (Adds shares, detail from newspaper report and background)

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Potash might be prepared to make hostile K+S bid -Handelsblatt

FRANKFURT, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Potash Corp is prepared to launch a hostile takeover offer for German potash mining rival K+S under certain conditions, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday.

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Sprott's hostile bid for Canada metal trusts gains ground: source

(Reuters) - Nearly a third of investors in precious metals funds Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion Trust have agreed to a bid from Canada's Sprott Asset Management , a person familiar with the...

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Sprott's hostile bid for Canada metal trusts gains ground-source

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Nearly a third of investors in precious metals funds Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion Trust have agreed to a bid from Canada's Sprott Asset Management, a person familiar with the offer said on Tuesday.

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Top 10: What are Africa's most visited cities?

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BRIEF-KGHM sees risk of hostile takeover, has tools to defend itself

* Europe's No.2 copper producer, Poland's KGHM, sees risk of a hostile takeover due to its low market valuation, but has worked out special procedures that could be launched in case of such a scenario, the firm's deputy CEO said on Friday.

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Clinton: 'All bets are off' if Iran deal spiked

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton strengthened her support for President Barack Obama's proposed nuclear deal with Iran on Monday, saying that "all bets are off" if the deal is struck down.

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Bahrain recalls its ambassador to Iran, citing 'hostile statements'

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Tehran for consultations after what it said were repeated hostile statements made by Iranian officials.

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UPDATE 2-S.African education firm Curro may go hostile with $485 mln bid for Advtech

* 6 bln rand bid to create South African private education giant

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Exclusive: Monsanto says any hostile bid for Syngenta some way off

ST. LOUIS, MO (Reuters) - Any hostile bid by Monsanto Co for Swiss rival Syngenta AG is some way off, the U.S. seed company's president and chief operating officer told Reuters, adding he was focused on trying to secure a negotiated deal.

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Horizon Pharma goes hostile with $3 billion offer for Depomed

(Reuters) - Ireland-based Horizon Pharma Plc said it offered to buy Depomed Inc for about $3 billion, taking its bid hostile after the smaller drugmaker refused to start talks and rejected the...

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UPDATE 1-Horizon Pharma goes hostile with $3 bln offer for Depomed

July 7 (Reuters) - Ireland-based Horizon Pharma Plc said it offered to buy Depomed Inc for about $3 billion, taking its bid hostile after the smaller drugmaker refused to start talks and rejected the...

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Kucherov clincher gives Bolts 2-1 series lead over Rangers

(Reuters) - Nikita Kucherov skated through the New York defense and slapped home the game-winning goal as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Rangers 6-5 in overtime on Wednesday to move ahead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final series.

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Internet the key front in China's battle with Western hostile forces: military paper

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Internet is the most important front in China's ideological battle against "Western anti-China forces", the country's military newspaper said on Wednesday, adding that online controls were essential to the government's survival.

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Internet the key front in China's battle with Western hostile forces -military paper

BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) - The Internet is the most important front in China's ideological battle against "Western anti-China forces", the country's military newspaper said on Wednesday, adding that online controls were essential to the government's survival.

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Chill sweeps over Malaysia IPOs as market turns hostile

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Reuters) - The stalling of Malaysia's once-inspired IPO market is threatening to turn into a slump, weighed down by a worsening economic outlook, currency volatility and dismal performances by some of last year's biggest debutantes.

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Canadiens beat Bolts 6-2 to keep series alive

(The Sports Xchange) - The Montreal Canadiens staved off elimination from the Eastern Conference semi-finals with a 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Four on Thursday.

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Bigger, de-globalizing world may be hostile for investors: James Saft

(Reuters) - The world is becoming a bigger, not a smaller place, a process financial markets and investors may not enjoy.

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Generic drugmaker Mylan goes hostile in bid for Perrigo

(Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Mylan NV said on Friday it would take its $31 billion offer for Perrigo Co Plc directly to shareholders, in what is set to be one of the most high-profile hostile takeover attempts of the year.

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Eschewing the Pews to Minister to the Big East’s Benches

Most of the conference’s colleges are Catholic, and at this week’s tournament, half of the teams had members of the clergy on the bench.

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UPDATE 2-Gaming and Leisure goes hostile with offer for Pinnacle's real estate

March 9 (Reuters) - Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc , which buys real estate leased to casino operators, went hostile with its offer to buy Pinnacle Entertainment Inc's real estate assets due to the casino operator's "failure to engage" in talks.

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UPDATE 1-Gaming and Leisure goes hostile with offer for Pinnacle's real estate

March 9 (Reuters) - Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc , which buys real estate leased to casino operators, went hostile with its offer to buy Pinnacle Entertainment Inc's real estate assets due to...

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Bicycle super highways coming to major cities?

Ambitious urban projects and smart technology are making cycling the future of city transport.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-CGG says not hostile to merger, shares rise

PARIS, Feb 26 (Reuters) - French seismic survey group CGG said on Thursday it would further cut its fleet of vessels, after declining demand from oil and gas clients led it to take one-off charges of...

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Evasive on Stand, Prosecution Witness Is Declared Hostile at Patz Trial

Juan Santana, an employee at the Manhattan bodega where prosecutors say the boy was murdered in 1979, gave evasive answers to questions that he had clearly addressed over the years.

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Continental says oil production, reserves spiked in 2014

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Continental Resources Inc, the second largest North Dakota oil producer, said on Tuesday its production and reserves jumped last year as it ratcheted up activities in an Oklahoma shale formation.

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UPDATE 1-Ukraine's central bank chief defends policies in hostile parliament

* Member of governing coalition brands her a 'swindler' (Adds context on economy, atmosphere in parliament)

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BRIEF-British Land to replace number of bolts on Leadenhall building

* Announce a further 93,400 sq ft of leasing activity at leadenhall building

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North Korea says new U.S. sanctions a hostile policy

SEOUL, Jan 4 (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday slammed fresh U.S. sanctions against it, calling them hostile and repressive policies by Washington.

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North Korea says to boost nuclear power to counter U.S. hostile policy

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea vowed on Saturday to boost its "nuclear power" to counter Washington's hostile policy, saying it had become apparent the United States aimed to invade the North under the guise of human rights abuses.

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N.Korea says to boost nuclear power to counter U.S. hostile policy

SEOUL, Dec 20 (Reuters) - North Korea vowed on Saturday to boost its "nuclear power" to counter Washington's hostile policy, saying it had become apparent the United States aimed to invade the North under the guise of human rights abuses.

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Hawesko calls for shareholder meeting in battle against hostile bid

FRANKFURT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - German wine seller Hawesko has called an extraordinary shareholder meeting for Jan. 26 to discuss a hostile takeover bid from 31-percent shareholder Detlev Meyer, the...

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Sudan warns South Sudan against 'hostile moves' by rebels in its territory

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's intelligence chief warned South Sudan against "hostile moves from its territory", saying any incursion by rebel forces based in its neighbor would be treated as an "assault" by Juba.

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CME raises GFI offer to match BGC's hostile bid

Dec 2 (Reuters) - Futures market operator CME Group Inc raised its agreed-upon offer for derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to $5.25 per share from $4.55, matching inter-dealer broker BGC Partners Inc's hostile bid for GFI in October.

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Halliburton mulls hostile Baker Hughes bid as talks end - sources

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co is mulling a hostile bid for smaller peer Baker Hughes Inc after the latter pulled out of talks on Friday, two people familiar with the discussions said.

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HistorySource: Historical Lessons for a President Forced to Deal With a Hostile Congress

There are at least three possible approaches for a president facing a Congress controlled by the opposite party.

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Anchorage mayor nixes spiked fence ban aimed at protecting moose

JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A proposed Anchorage ban on spiked metal fences aimed at protecting moose from impaling themselves is off the books after a veto by the city's mayor, also a candidate for Lieutenant Governor, his office said on Thursday.

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CP Rail CEO says unlikely to pursue hostile bid for CSX

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is still open to a merger with one of the two bigger eastern U.S. carriers even after talks with CSX Corp failed, though a hostile bid is unlikely,...

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UPDATE 3-CP Rail CEO says unlikely to pursue hostile bid for CSX

TORONTO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is still open to a merger with one of the two bigger eastern U.S. carriers even after talks with CSX Corp failed, though a hostile bid is...

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CP Rail CEO says unlikely to go hostile in bid for CSX

TORONTO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The head of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, which ended talks to buy CSX Corp this week, said on Tuesday it was unlikely to attempt a hostile deal for the No. 3 U.S....

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Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund inflows spiked in September: Morningstar

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Janus Capital Group Inc's Global Unconstrained Bond Fund posted $66.42 million in net inflows in September, growing its assets more than six-fold during the month, according to...

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UPDATE 1-Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund inflows spiked in Sept-Morningstar

NEW YORK, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Janus Capital Group Inc 's Global Unconstrained Bond Fund posted $66.42 million in net inflows in September, growing its assets more than six-fold during the month, according to research firm Morningstar.

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In This Election, Obama’s Party Benches Him

Democratic candidates — even those in states like Virginia that the president carried in 2008 and 2012 — do not want Mr. Obama to campaign for them.

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Argentina says Germany 'hostile' toward its debt revamp efforts

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Germany has a "hostile attitude" toward Argentina's debt restructuring effort, cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said on Wednesday after local newspapers ran an advertisement...

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Florida State University benches quarterback Jameis Winston half a game

TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida State University benched Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston on Wednesday for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after reports he shouted obscenities in the student union plaza.

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Dollar General nets $12.25bn loan facility for Family Dollar hostile bid

NEW YORK, Sept 10 (TRLPC) - Dollar General has lined up $12.25 billion of loan commitments from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup to back its now hostile $9.1 billion bid for rival Family Dollar, according...

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UPDATE 3-Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the...

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UPDATE 2-Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the company.

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Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the company.

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UPDATE 1-Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the...

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Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources

(Reuters) - U.S. retailer Dollar General Corp is preparing to go hostile as soon as this week in its bid to buy rival Family Dollar Stores, taking its $9.1 billion offer directly to shareholders after being spurned twice by its smaller rival, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. 

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EXCLUSIVE-Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 bln Family Dollar bid -sources

Sept 9 (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Dollar General Corp is preparing to go hostile as soon as this week in its bid to buy rival Family Dollar Stores, taking its $9.1 billion offer directly to shareholders after being spurned twice by its smaller rival, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Italy's Popolare Vicenza open to non hostile acquisitions

CERNOBBIO Italy (Reuters) - Banca Popolare di Vicenza is open to making acquisitions providing they are non-hostile, the director general of the unlisted Italian lender Samuele Sorato said on Friday.

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UPDATE 5-Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

* To pay $500 mln breakup fee if deal fails antitrust review

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UPDATE 4-Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

* To pay $500 mln breakup fee if deal fails antitrust review

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UPDATE 3-Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

* To pay $500 mln breakup fee if deal fails antitrust review

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Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer...

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UPDATE 2-Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

Sept 2 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new...

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Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc by 2 percent to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.

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UPDATE 1-Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

Sept 2 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc by 2 percent to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.

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UPDATE 1-SEC reviewing Valeant, Ackman's hostile Allergan bid

Aug 14 (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators are looking at the hostile takeover bid made by billionaire investor William Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals for Botox maker Allergan Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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SEC probing Valeant, Ackman's hostile Allergan bid - WSJ

Aug 14 (Reuters) - A hostile takeover bid by billionaire investor William Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc to acquire Allergan Inc is being investigated by federal regulators for possible violations of securities laws, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Kindred Healthcare steps up hostile pursuit of Gentiva

(Reuters) - Kindred Healthcare Inc raised its hostile bid for a stake in Gentiva Health Services Inc, stepping up its pursuit of the home healthcare services provided by Gentiva to an aging U.S. population.

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UPDATE 2-Kindred Healthcare steps up hostile pursuit of Gentiva

July 14 (Reuters) - Kindred Healthcare Inc raised its hostile bid for a stake in Gentiva Health Services Inc , stepping up its pursuit of the home healthcare services provided by Gentiva to an aging...

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BUZZ-AbbVie Inc and Shire Plc: AbbVie CEO does not rule out hostile move

** AbbVie up 2.6 pct at $54.99, Shire's U.S.-listed shares up 2 pct at $228

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AbbVie CEO not ruling out hostile move on Shire

LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie declined to rule out a hostile bid for Shire on Wednesday but said it was pushing hard for the London-listed drugmaker to engage in talks, after its $46 billion takeover approach was rejected.

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Steele bolts into one-shot lead at Travelers

(Reuters) - American Brendan Steele eagled his opening hole and raised hopes of firing a magical 59 before finishing with an eight-under-par 62 in Thursday's opening round at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut.

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UPDATE 3-Valeant goes hostile, to launch Allergan exchange offer this week

June 17 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it will launch an exchange offer for Allergan Inc this week, allowing it to eventually take the unsolicited bid directly to...

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Valeant goes hostile, to launch Allergan exchange offer this week

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it will launch an exchange offer for Allergan Inc this week, allowing it to eventually take the unsolicited bid directly to shareholders.

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UPDATE 2-Valeant goes hostile, to launch Allergan exchange offer this week

(Revises deal value, adds CEO comments on stock, Morgan Stanley)