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Manafort gets GPS a monitor and a curfew

A federal judge has released former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort from house arrest on $10 million bail.

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Man with knife shot at Schiphol airport, taken into custody - police

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A man wielding a knife was shot by military police on Friday at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and taken into custody, an official said.

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Exclusive: Italy plans big handover of sea rescues to Libya coastguard

ROME/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Italy wants Libya's coastguard to take responsibility within three years for intercepting migrants across about a tenth of the Mediterranean even as Libyan crews struggle to patrol their own coast and are accused of making deadly mistakes at sea.

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BRIEF-China Biologic Receives Operating Permit For New Collection Facility In Ju County In Shandong Province

* CHINA BIOLOGIC RECEIVES OPERATING PERMIT FOR NEW COLLECTION FACILITY IN JU COUNTY IN SHANDONG PROVINCE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Marco Rubio says he's a 'no' vote for now. A handful of other Republicans say they're still evaluating the bill

Republicans have an aggressive schedule for getting their tax plan through Congress, but with a vote on final passage coming as early as Monday, congressional observers are keeping a close eye on a handful of GOP senators who can prevent or pass the legislation.

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UPDATE 1-China regulators start antitrust review of Toshiba chip unit sale -report

* Formal anti-trust review process in China can take 180 days

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U.S. panel urges regulators to monitor financial innovation risks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. regulatory panel on Thursday called for watchdogs to closely monitor risks created by financial innovation, warning that "fintech" and virtual currencies such as bitcoin threaten to disrupt the traditional financial services industry.

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Christie’s Just Set Another Auction Record, for Handbag Sales

In Paris, it was Birkins at dawn, and under the gavel.

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'Star Wars' inspires bionic hand

New prosthetic technology has made it possible for an amputee to play the piano. Musician Jason Barnes uses a bionic hand created by Georgia Tech researchers and inspired by "Star Wars'" Luke Skywalker.

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Apple grants $390 million to Finisar to boost laser chip production

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Wednesday it had awarded $390 million to optical components maker Finisar Corp to boost production of laser chips that power iPhone X's features such as Face ID, Animoji and portrait mode photos.

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Critical Shopper: Why You Should Love Secondhand Fashion Now

The RealReal, the luxury consignment site, has opened its first store.

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Kids find direction by getting their hands dirty

Aaron Valencia was a teenager when his life hit rock bottom.

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Finisar gets $390 million from Apple to make more iPhone X chips

(Reuters) - Finisar Corp is getting a $390 million investment from Apple Inc to revive a plant in Texas, which will boost production of chips that power high-profile iPhone X features including Face ID and portrait mode photos.

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Germany monitoring bitcoin market impact: FinMin

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is carefully monitoring the impact of cryptocurrencies on markets, a finance ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as bitcoin surged and the futures of the best known cryptocurrency made their world debut on a U.S. stock exchange.

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Apple to invest $390 million in Finisar to ramp up chip production

(Reuters) - Apple Inc will give Finisar Corp $390 million to increase production of chips that power high-profile iPhone X features including Face ID, Animojis and portrait-mode photos.

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Apple to invest $390 million in chipmaker Finisar

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Wednesday it would invest $390 million in Finisar Corp, which it will use to build out a plant in Texas to make chips that power popular iPhone features such as face ID, animojis and portrait-mode selfies.

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Text Messages in Hand, Republicans Plan to Accuse Justice Department of Bias

A chorus of Republicans, including some party mainstays, are questioning the impartiality of the Justice Department and F.B.I. to discredit the Trump investigation.

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UPDATE 2-Toshiba, Western Digital end chip dispute; joint investment to resume

* Western Digital drops effort to stop the chip sale to Bain group

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Toshiba, Western Digital end chip dispute; joint investment to resume

(Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and its chip business partner Western Digital Corp agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the embattled Japanese conglomerate's plans to sell its chip unit, the companies said in a statement, removing a key obstacle to the deal.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba, Western Digital end chip dispute; joint investment to resume

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and its chip business partner Western Digital Corp agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the embattled Japanese conglomerate's plans to sell its chip unit, the companies said in a statement, removing a key obstacle to the deal.

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Sri Lanka, Struggling With Debt, Hands a Major Port to China

With many countries owing China for “One Belt, One Road” projects, some critics said Sri Lanka was setting a dangerous precedent of signing over territory.

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U.S. agency prepares to hand over internet oversight to FTC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to turn over oversight of internet service providers to another federal agency as it plans to vote on Thursday to revoke the landmark 2015 "net neutrality" rules.

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Elliott says chipmaker NXP worth 23 percent more than Qualcomm's offer

(Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Management Corp said on Monday NXP Semiconductors NV is worth about 23 percent more than Qualcomm Inc's $38-billion offer to buy the chipmaker.

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Elliott says chipmaker NXP worth more than Qualcomm's offer

(Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Management Corp said on Monday that NXP Semiconductors NV is worth $135 per share on an intrinsic standalone basis, more than the $110 Qualcomm Inc has offered to buy the company.

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Exclusive: Hong Kong fund tells Toshiba that chip unit sale to Bain group not necessary

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Hong Kong-based activist investor in Toshiba Corp has told the embattled conglomerate that the $18 billion sale of its chip unit to a Bain Capital-led group is no longer necessary after its recent capital injection, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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Nonfiction: The Hand of the Comic Artist

Manohla Dargis reviews two new books that examine the aesthetics and the business of comics, from Superman to R. Crumb.

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Hong Kong activist fund tells Toshiba chip unit sale to Bain group not necessary

TOKYO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A Hong Kong-based activist investor in Toshiba Corp has told the embattled conglomerate that the $18 billion sale of its chip unit sale to a Bain Capital-led group is no longer necessary after its recent capital injection, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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Yemen's Saleh buried in Sanaa with handful of relatives present: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi group has buried the body of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, allowing only a handful of relatives to attend, sources from his General People's Congress (GPC) party said on Sunday.

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CVS expects Justice Department to handle review of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp expects the U.S. Justice Department to do the antitrust review of its planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc, a spokesman for the drugstore chain operator said.

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UPDATE 1-CVS expects U.S. Justice Department to handle review of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp expects the U.S. Justice Department to do the antitrust review of its planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc, a spokesman for the drugstore chain operator said.

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CVS expects U.S. Justice Department to handle review of Aetna deal

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp expects the Justice Department to do the antitrust review of its planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc, a spokesman said.

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Toshiba, Western Digital aiming to settle chip dispute next week: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and Western Digital Corp have agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the Japanese firm's plans to sell its $18 billion chip unit and aim to have a final agreement in place next week, sources familiar with the matter said.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba, Western Digital aiming to settle chip dispute next week -sources

* Both sides aiming for final agreement by next week -sources

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Nikkei rises helped by gains in real estate, chip-related cos; Nikkei flat on week

TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Friday on gains for most sectors after Wall Street climbed overnight, while Japan Display jumped on hopes that Apple may use liquid crystal technology on one of its new smartphones.

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Toshiba, Western Digital agree in principle to settle chip dispute: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and business partner Western Digital Corp have agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the embattled Japanese conglomerate's plans to sell its $18 billion chip unit, sources with direct knowledge of the talks said.

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Toshiba, Western Digital agree in principle to settle chip dispute -sources

TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and business partner Western Digital Corp have agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the embattled Japanese conglomerate's plans to sell its $18 billion chip unit, sources with direct knowledge of the talks said.

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Nikkei rises, real estate and chip-related firms lead; JDI soars

TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Friday morning on gains for most sectors after Wall Street climbed overnight, while Japan Display jumped on hopes that Apple may use liquid crystal technology on one of its new smartphones.

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CHIP funding latest victim of DC dysfunction

Ari Richter grabs the finger-stick glucose monitor from his mother's hand, insisting that he can do it himself. The 4-year-old presses the point against his chubby index finger until it pricks the skin to release a droplet of blood.

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Bobby Cannavale, Tough Guy, ‘Can Handle a Pink Couch’

He charms Martin Scorsese and thrills his co-stars, so isn’t it time you recognized that Mr. Cannavale isn’t “the guy you went to high school with”?

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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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Chelsea Handler evacuates home amid wildfire threat

Comedian Chelsea Handler is among the thousands who have had to flee their homes over the last three days as several wildfires burn in Southern California.

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Chipotle wants you to take its queso, please

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Qualcomm adds security, battery life features to phone chips

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday revealed new security and battery life features on its latest Snapdragon 845 mobile phone processor, a chip that customarily powers high-end Android-based phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and others.

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Deutsche Boerse chairman considering early departure: Handelsblatt

BERLIN (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse Chairman Joachim Faber is considering quitting as head of the exchange operator's supervisory board as early as in 2019, Handelsblatt reported, citing sources in the finance industry.

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Russia's Olympic ban strengthens Putin's re-election hand

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Opinion polls show Vladimir Putin is already a shoo-in to win a fourth presidential term. But a ban on Russia taking part in the Winter Olympics is likely to make support for him even stronger, by uniting voters around his message: The world is against us.

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The CHIP Program Is Beloved. Why Is Its Funding in Danger?

A children’s health insurance program popular with both Republicans and Democrats is in limbo because of partisan rancor that has stymied legislative action in Washington.

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Thyssenkrupp chairman rejects investor call for breakup: Handelsblatt

BERLIN (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp Chairman Ulrich Lehner has rejected investor calls to break up the industrial group and backed top management's plan to transform the firm into a technology group, Germany's Handelsblatt reported, citing an interview.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: At 76, Studying Social Work After Reaching for a Helping Hand

Selwyn Allen, a longtime carpenter, fell behind on his rent while fighting bladder cancer. Now he’s seeking to make a late-in-life career change.

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UPDATE 4-Chipmaker Dialog plunges further on fears Apple could go it alone

* Shares fall 23 pct; down about 50 pct since in April (Adds Breakingviews link)

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Sanofi says monitoring outcomes of ongoing dengue vaccination schemes

PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi on Monday said it was monitoring outcomes of ongoing public programs involving its dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, following the launch of a probe in the Philippines.

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Chipmaker Dialog plunges further on fears Apple could go it alone

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Shares in Dialog Semiconductor dropped as much as 23 percent on Monday after the company acknowledged for the first time that top customer Apple could develop its own battery-saving chips used in iPhones.

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UPDATE 3-Chipmaker Dialog plunges further on fears Apple could go it alone

* Shares fall 23 pct; down about 50 pct since in April (Adds further share price decline; analyst comments)

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Dialog shares tumble on warning Apple could build its own chips

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Dialog Semiconductor said on Monday top customer Apple could build its own power-management chips into future iPhones rather than rely on the Anglo-German chipmaker, sending its shares plunging as much as 19 percent.

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The Stone: In Dark Times, ‘Dirty Hands’ Can Still Do Good

To transcend our complicity in the world’s worst crises, we need self-knowledge and humility.

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Dialog says Apple can build its own power-management chips

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Dialog Semiconductor on Monday said top customer Apple could design its own power-management chips rather than rely on the Anglo-German chipmaker but said it saw no impact on its business next year.

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UPDATE 1-Dialog says Apple can build its own power-management chips

* Dialog shares down 4.7 pct (Adds details on relationship with Apple, context, shares)

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Syrian, Russian jets bomb residential areas in eastern Ghouta: witnesses, monitor

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jets believed to be Syrian and Russian struck heavily crowded residential areas in a besieged rebel enclave near Damascus, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens in the third week of a stepped-up assault, residents, aid workers and a war monitor said on Monday.

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Editorial: Hands Across the Water, Then a Slap in the Face

The ranting of the American president dashed the good cheer from a royal Anglo-American engagement.

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A Hasty, Hand-Scribbled Tax Bill Sets Off an Outcry

Senator Jon Tester, Democrat of Montana, called it “Washington D.C. at its worst” as Republicans sought to speed through their amended bill, handwriting and all.

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Markets watchdog investigates D. Boerse's handling of new CEO hire

FRANKFURT, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Germany's financial markets watchdog BaFin is questioning Deutsche Boerse over how it communicated the appointment of Theodor Weimer as chief executive, the regulator said on Friday.

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Toshiba, Western Digital nearing deal over chip unit sale dispute: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp and Western Digital Corp are close to settling a legal dispute that has threatened to become a major stumbling block in the embattled Japanese conglomerate's plans to sell its $18 billion semiconductor unit, media reported.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba, Western Digital nearing deal over chip unit sale dispute - media

* Toshiba's shares up 1.8 pct (Recasts with additional report from Jiji news agency)

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Dialog shares tank on report Apple to design own power chips

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple is designing its own power-management chips for use in iPhones as early as 2018, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday, triggering a more than 20 percent slide in shares of supplier Dialog Semiconductor.

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Apple to design its own power chips as early as 2018: Nikkei

(Reuters) - Apple Inc is designing its own main power management chips for use in iPhones as early as in 2018, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday citing sources.

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Palestinian rivals delay full Gaza handover by 10 days

GAZA (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to delay final transfer of power of the Gaza Strip from Hamas to the Western-backed Palestinian government by 10 days to Dec. 10 to allow time to "complete arrangements", officials said.

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Walking the dog? Motion monitor to aid actors playing pooches

BATH, England (Reuters) - From a poodle's strut to a basset hound's lolloping gait, scientists plan to capture the movements of different breeds to make on-screen animated dogs played by humans more authentic.

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MTV Searches for ‘Jersey Shore’ Magic on the Florida Panhandle

The creator of “Floribama Shore,” the name of which is meant to evoke “Jersey Shore,” says the show is different and the cast is more earnest and vulnerable.

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Chipotle seeks turnaround expert to replace Ells as CEO

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc co-founder Steve Ells said on Wednesday he would step down as chief executive, succumbing to pressure from investors after failing to turn around the burrito chain from a string of food safety lapses.

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Chipotle co-founder Ells to step down as CEO

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's founder Steve Ells will step down as chief executive of the burrito chain once it finds a replacement with "demonstrated turnaround expertise", the company said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 2-Marvell forecasts strong fourth quarter on connectivity chip demand

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd delivered higher-than-expected earnings and revenue for the third quarter and forecast strong results in the current quarter, boosted by robust demand for its networking and connectivity chips.

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UPDATE 1-Marvell forecasts strong 4th qtr on connectivity chip demand

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd forecast strong results for the current quarter while delivering higher-than-expected earnings and revenue for the third quarter, boosted by robust demand for its networking and connectivity chips.

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Trump on North Korea launch: We will handle it

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that the United States "will handle" the situation in North Korea after the rogue nation launched yet another intercontinental ballistic missile.

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Billionaire Insys founder can remove ankle monitor: judge

BOSTON (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc, charged with engaging in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid, won the lifting of a requirement that he wear a GPS-enabled ankle monitor on Monday, which he said interfered with jogging.

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Billionaire Insys founder can remove ankle monitor -judge

BOSTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc, charged with engaging in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid, won the lifting of a requirement that he wear a GPS-enabled ankle monitor on Monday, which he said interfered with jogging.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Chipmakers drag stocks after bearish note, U.S. crude slides

NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Declines in chipmaker shares weighed on stocks across the globe on Monday, while U.S. energy shares fell as crude dropped and the dollar slipped against the yen.

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Wall Street off record levels as energy, chip stocks drag

(Reuters) - Wall Street's major indexes came off session highs in afternoon trading on Monday as a more than $1 slide in U.S. crude prices buffeted energy shares and semiconductor makers declined on concerns the memory chip "super cycle" would soon fade.

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US STOCKS-Wall St off record levels as energy, chip stocks drag

* Dow up 0.15 pct, S&P down 0.03 pct, Nasdaq down 0.16 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Chipmakers weigh on stocks after bearish note; U.S. crude slides

NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Declines in chipmaker shares weighed on stocks across the globe on Monday, while U.S. energy shares fell as crude dropped and the dollar slipped to an 11-week low against the yen.

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Cyber Monday gains for retailers offset energy, chip losses

(Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes were higher in early trading as gains in Amazon and other retailers on Cyber Monday outweighed losses in semiconductor makers and energy stocks.

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Wall Street opens flat chip stocks offset retail gains

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were flat at the opening as declines in the shares of a handful of semiconductor producers outweighed gains for retail giants on Cyber Monday.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens flat chip stocks offset retail gains

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were flat at the opening as declines in the shares of a handful of semiconductor producers outweighed gains for retail giants on Cyber Monday.

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WRAPUP 3-China blue chips extend losses as bond market mood remains fragile

* Reports of new rules on asset-backed securities underscore regulatory concerns

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BMW to spend 6.5-7 percent of sales on R&D in 2018: CFO in Handelsblatt

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW will further raise its spending on research and development next year, to 6.5 to 7 percent of sales, its finance chief Nicolas Peter told German daily Handelsblatt.

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WRAPUP 2-China blue chips extend losses as bond market mood remains fragile

* Reports of new rules on asset-backed securities underscore regulatory concerns

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Samsung Electronics shares drop after Morgan Stanley cuts view, sees chip boom peaking

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's shares fell more than 4 percent to a one-month low on Monday after Morgan Stanley cut its recommendation on the South Korean tech giant, citing concerns that a boom in memory chips is likely to peak soon.

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Nikkei falls in choppy trade, chip-related stocks underperform

TOKYO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday morning in choppy trade after a slightly stronger yen sapped investors' risk appetite, sending stocks such as chip-related firms lower.

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In Tax Debate, Gift to Religious Right Could Be Bargaining Chip

Conservative Christian leaders are edging toward a once-improbable victory, having quietly worked for years to repeal a ban on political activity by churches.

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Italy's 5-Star, stung by fake news claims, calls for OSCE election monitors

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement wants international observers to monitor next year's national election campaign to help ward off "fake news", party leader Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday.

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15-year old detained near border in missing grandmother's car

A Florida teenager whom police want to question in connection with the suspected death of his grandmother was detained Friday by US agents near the border with Canada, officials said.

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Rights groups say outside monitors needed for Rohingya return to Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - Human rights groups called on Friday for international agencies to be allowed to monitor the planned repatriation of hundreds of thousands Rohingya Muslim from Bangladesh to the homes they fled in Myanmar during the past three months.

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Iraqi militia indicates will hand heavy guns to army after Islamic State quashed

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A prominent Iraqi militia indicated on Thursday it would give any heavy weapons it had to the military once Islamic State was defeated and rejected a proposed U.S. congressional bill designating it a terrorist group.

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FTC says it is evaluating 'serious issues' raised in Uber's handling of a data breach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Trade Commission, which investigates companies accused of being sloppy with consumer data, said it was "closely evaluating the serious issues" raised in Uber's [UBER.UL] handling of its hack last year, an FTC spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Many hospitals lack specialists for hand, face emergencies

(Reuters Health) - In an emergency involving face or hand trauma, barely one in four hospitals can muster a specialist surgeon, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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China says hopes South Korea continues to appropriately handle THAAD issue

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha on Wednesday that Beijing hopes Seoul continues to appropriately handle their dispute over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, state media said.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.

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U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

(Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.

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U.S. govt warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.

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How Trump’s Hands-Off Approach to Policing Is Frustrating Some Chiefs

The president says the Justice Department has meddled too much in policing. But even police chiefs in Republican areas are frustrated with his rollback.

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Hand, wrist injuries in high school sports often severe

(Reuters Health) - High school athletes have high rates of hand and wrist injuries, especially in certain sports, according to a new U.S. study.

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Auto, industrial chips boost Analog Device's profit, revenue beat

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Analog Devices Inc on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that beat analysts' estimates, led by demand from industrial, autonomous cars and connected devices market.

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Most blue whales are right-handed

Here's a real whale of a tale you can use at the Thanksgiving table to impress your in-laws or to fill that silence after Uncle Jack goes too far expressing his political passions: Most blue whales tend to be "right-handed."

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Wall Street ticks up, lifted by Verizon, chipmakers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with Verizon boosting the telecoms sector after the stock got an upgrade, while a deal in semiconductors lifted high-performing tech shares.

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New NBA jerseys have electronic chips

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Marvell Technology to buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 billion

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc for about $6 billion, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry.

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UPDATE 4-Marvell Technology to buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 bln

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc for about $6 billion, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry.

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Nikkei falls as drops in chip-related stocks, financials weigh

TOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday amid losses on Wall Street and a stronger yen, while semiconductor equipment manufacturers and financial stocks underperformed.

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Obamacare mandate in U.S. Senate tax plan not bargaining chip: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday the repeal of the Obamacare individual healthcare mandate was not a bargaining chip in negotiations over the Senate tax legislation.

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Island Nations, With No Time to Lose, Take Climate Response Into Their Own Hands

Island states that are least responsible for global emissions but most vulnerable to storms and rising seas are looking outside the United Nations process for aid.

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Chandeliers and propaganda: Inside North Korea's metro system

Buried 100 meters (328 feet) underground, the Pyongyang Metro is one of the deepest commuter systems in the world. It's also one of the world's most mysterious.

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CORRECTED-Nikkei rises to more than 1-week high; chip-related stocks outperform

TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a more than one-week high on Friday morning, helped by shares in most sectors while chip-related stocks such as Sumco and Tokyo Electron outperformed.

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Nikkei rises to more than 2-week high; chip-related stocks outperform

TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a more than two-week high on Friday morning, helped by shares in most sectors while chip-related stocks such as Sumco and Tokyo Electron outperformed.

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Toshiba says not considering separate investment in chip unit by Bain group member

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday it was not considering accepting any separate investment in its memory chip unit by a member of a Bain Capital-led consortium that has agreed to buy the prized business for $18 billion.

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Chip gear maker Applied Materials posts strong results, forecast

(Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results and gave a strong current-quarter forecast as the world's largest supplier of tools to make semiconductors enjoys strong demand in its chip and display businesses.

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Chip gear maker Applied Materials up after strong results, forecast

(Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results and gave a strong current-quarter forecast as the world's largest supplier of tools to make semiconductors enjoys strong demand in its chip and display businesses.

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Wheels: The Near Future of Driving: Eyes Forward, but No Hands at 10 and 2

The Cadillac Super Cruise system is the latest in semiautonomous driving technology, allowing drivers to keep their hands off the wheel as long as they pay attention to the road.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe, coup chief meet with smiles and handshakes

HARARE (Reuters) - A smiling President Robert Mugabe was pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe's military chief a day after the army seized power, throwing confusion over predictions that the 93-year-old's nearly four-decade rule had come to an end.

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Senate candidate's attorney demands accuser hand over inscription for verification by experts

Former Judge Roy Moore continues to deny allegations of sexual abuse against him, his attorney Phillip L. Jauregui said at a news conference Wednesday, during which he attempted to cast doubt on the story of one of Moore's accusers.

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U.S. Justice Dept eyes spring to release findings on FBI handling of Clinton email probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The internal watchdog at the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday he hopes to complete his review by early spring into whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation erred when it announced it was reopening its investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's emails ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

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UPDATE 1-Finnish reactor owner sees upper hand in reactor dispute with Areva

HELSINKI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) said it had won a third favourable partial ruling from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in its nuclear reactor dispute with plant suppliers Areva and Siemens

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Air strikes kill 29 in market in northern Syria: monitoring group

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitoring group said on Monday that air strikes on a market had killed at least 29 people in a rebel-held area of northwest Syria.

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Chipotle says it's not to blame for Jeremy Jordan getting sick

Chipotle stock drops after 'Supergirl' actor Jeremy Jordan blames the restaurant for getting him sick.

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Chipotle denies link to 'Supergirl' actor's illness

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday denied allegations by actor Jeremy Jordan that eating at one of its restaurants landed him in the hospital.

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Analysis: This may be one of the most awkward moments in handshake history

There should be a rule in international diplomacy: No strange handshake rituals.

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Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi 'handmaiden to genocide'

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi "a hand maiden to genocide" on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow recipient's response to the repression of Rohingya Muslims.

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Netanyahu signals Israel will act with free hand in Syria

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he has told the United States and Russia that Israel will continue to take action across the Syrian frontier according to its security needs, even as the two powers try to build up a ceasefire.

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Bob Geldof hands back award in protest

Musician Bob Geldof is handing back his "Freedom of the City of Dublin" award, also held by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in protest over her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

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Bob Geldof hands back Dublin honor shared with Aung San Suu Kyi

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish musician and anti-poverty activist Bob Geldof will return his 'Freedom of the City of Dublin' award to his home town on Monday, saying he could not continue to hold the honor with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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BRIEF-Scout Security says signed deal with U.S. alarm monitoring provider

* Signed deal with cops monitoring to resell Scout's recently announced diy product suite to its network of alarm dealers​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Sony's stock could rise 20 percent on gaming and camera chips sales: Barron's

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Powered by stronger sales of its camera chips for smartphones along with videogame systems and software, Sony Corp's [6758.T] stock could rise by another 20 percent over the coming year, Barron's said on Sunday.

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Queen hands over Remembrance Day duty to Prince Charles

Queen Elizabeth handed over royal duties to Prince Charles at London's Cenotaph ceremony as part of the Remembrance Sunday commemorations.

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Israel signals free hand in Syria as U.S., Russia expand truce

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel signaled on Sunday that it would keep up military strikes across its frontier with Syria to prevent any encroachment by Iranian-allied forces, even as the United States and Russia try to build up a ceasefire in the area.

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Opinion: Trump stays on script, but is empty handed so far

US President Donald Trump has been relatively disciplined during his tour of Asia so far.

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Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai

Dubai says it welcomes foreigners, but some end up in prison for offenses that few Westerners would dream were even crimes.

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Nvidia shares set record as Volta chips ensure future growth

(Reuters) - Shares of Nvidia Corp hit a record on Friday, after it posted stellar quarterly results powered by higher demand for graphics chips used in gaming and data centers, and the rapid adoption of its new Volta chips for AI and driverless cars.

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Watch Trump and Putin shake hands in Vietnam

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin shake hands at an APEC gala in Da Nang, Vietnam.

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Trump and Putin shake hands at APEC summit dinner

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin shook hands at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit dinner in Vietnam on Friday, even though the White House said there would be no formal meeting.

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Nvidia set to open at record on soaring Volta chip demand

(Reuters) - Shares of Nvidia Corp are set to open at a record on Friday, after it posted stellar quarterly results powered by higher demand for graphics chips used in gaming and data centers, and the rapid adoption of its new Volta chips for AI and driverless cars.

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U.S.'s Tillerson concerned over Saudi purge, monitoring Hariri situation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's recent political purge raises concerns and remains unclear but does not appear to amount to mass arrests, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Friday.

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Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center boost

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp's quarterly profit and revenue topped market estimates and the chipmaker also gave a strong revenue forecast for the current quarter, powered by demand for its graphics chips used in gaming and data centers.

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UPDATE 2-Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center boost

* Shares up 2 pct after hours; up 92 pct this year (Adds analysts' comment, background on self-driving cars)

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Chipmaker Nvidia tops estimates on gaming, data center gains

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by strong demand for its graphics chips used in personal computers and devices for gaming, and in data centers.

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Chip stocks tumble as top performer Nvidia set to report results

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of chipmakers slumped on Thursday ahead of a quarterly earnings report from Nvidia Corp , the star performer of the high-flying sector over the past year.

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Chip boom drives Toshiba profit surge; raises questions about future earnings

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp reported a 76 percent jump in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, driven almost entirely by a strong performance from its memory chip unit which it recently agreed to sell for $18 billion.

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Toshiba quarterly profit jumps on strong memory chip demand

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp reported a 76 percent jump in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, driven by a strong performance from its memory chip unit which it recently agreed to sell for $18 billion.

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Toshiba first-half profit more than doubles on strong memory chip demand

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Thursday that first-half operating profit had more than doubled, driven by a strong performance from its memory chip unit that it recently agreed to sell for $18 billion.

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Potential juror: Obama has soft hands

Former President Obama reports for jury duty and the verdict is ... "soft hands." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Cuban opposition falls at first hurdle as Castro handover looms

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban opposition leaders said they failed to get anyone nominated as a candidate for municipal elections, falling at the first hurdle as the Communist-run island embarks on a political cycle that will end 60 years of Castro brothers' rule.

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Shell to hand over Iraq's Majnoon oilfield by end June 2018 – Iraqi oil officials

BASRA, Iraq, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Oil major Royal Dutch Shell agreed to exit the Majnoon oilfield and hand over its operation to the state-run Basra Oil Co. by the end of June 2018, two oil officials close to the deal said on Wednesday.

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Israeli chipmaker TowerJazz Q3 profit up more than forecast

TEL AVIV, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Israeli chip manufacturer TowerJazz reported higher quarterly net profit that topped estimates on Tuesday and forecast an 11 percent rise in 2017 full-year revenue.

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A Night in Belgrade With an Undercover Crowd Monitor: ‘Try to Act Casual’

Next Year’s World Cup will be the first with an anti-discrimination monitor at every match. A Times reporter spent an evening with one at a testy game in the Balkans to see how a tough job gets done.

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Bargaining chip? China seen closely scrutinizing Qualcomm, Broadcom deal

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom Ltd and U.S. rival Qualcomm Inc is likely to face stern scrutiny in China, antitrust lawyers say, amid a strategic push by Beijing into semiconductors.

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NY police monitor to focus on lawfulness, not number, of stops: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in Manhattan on Monday authorized a court-appointed monitor for New York City's police department to oversee an improved evaluation system for officers that focuses on the lawfulness of their street stops rather than the number.

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Wall Street hits record, investors eye major chip deal

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose to record highs on Monday after Broadcom made a monster bid for Qualcomm and investors bet that a Republican plan to cut corporate taxes would bolster earnings.

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US STOCKS-Wall Street hits record, investors eye major chip deal

* Dow up 0.10 pct, S&P 500 up 0.15, Nasdaq up 0.30 pct (Updates to afternoon)

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Chip-deal talk lifts Nasdaq; telecoms weigh on S&P, Dow

(Reuters) - Dealmaking in the chip sector lifted the Nasdaq to a new intraday high on Monday but losses in the telecom sector after the collapse of merger talks between Sprint and T-Mobile weighed on the S&P and the Dow.

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US STOCKS-Chip-deal talk lifts Nasdaq; telecoms weigh on S&P, Dow

* Indexes up: Dow 0.04 pct, S&P 0.08, Nasdaq 0.22 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

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A mother's anguish: We lost more than our daughter

First Baptist Church Pastor Frank Pomeroy and his wife, Sherri, speak about the horrific church shooting that left 26 dead, including their 14-year-old daughter, Annabelle.

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BRIEF-AMD delivers semi-custom graphics chip for new Intel processor

* AMD delivers semi-custom graphics chip for new Intel processor

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Dealmaking in chip sector lifts Nasdaq to record level

(Reuters) - The Nasdaq rose to hit a new intraday high on Monday, buoyed by the news of a potential $103-billion megadeal in the chip sector, while gains on the S&P and the Dow were capped by losses in the telecom sector.

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US STOCKS-Dealmaking in chip sector lifts Nasdaq to record level

* Indexes up: Dow 0.02 pct, S&P 0.04, Nasdaq 0.24 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

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James Comey unveils new Twitter handle

Former FBI Director James Comey unveiled his new Twitter handle Monday morning after revealing his secret account late last month.

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BRIEF-Chipotle Mexican Grill says ‍announced a new mobile app that is available for download

* Announced a new mobile app that is available for download on Apple and android devices​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Nasdaq slightly higher on likely megadeal in chip sector

(Reuters) - A potential $103-billion megadeal in the chip sector lifted the tech-heavy Nasdaq on Monday but the S&P and the Dow Industrials remained flat.

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Wall Street flat at open; chip sector merger eyed

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened flat on Monday with investors focusing on what could be the biggest merger in the technology sector and President Donald Trump's comments from his Asia tour.

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Mother's death prompts Fallon to cancel shows

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Broadcom offers to buy mobile chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 billion

(Reuters) - Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday said it offered to buy smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc for $70 per share or $103 billion in cash and stock, in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever.

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Broadcom Offers $105 Billion to Buy Rival Chip Maker Qualcomm

The takeover bid sets up a battle between two of the biggest chip makers, whose products touch nearly every smartphone in the world.

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Islamic State bombing kills dozens in east Syria: war monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least one Islamic State car bomb killed dozens of people at a refugee gathering on the east side of the Euphrates River in Syria on Saturday, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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U.S. monitoring sanctions regime in response to Myanmar situation: official

DHAKA (Reuters) - The U.S. government will constantly monitor its sanctions regime to respond to violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state that has sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees across the border to Bangladesh, a senior U.S. official said on Saturday.

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Chipmaker Marvell Technology in talks to buy Cavium: Wall Street Journal

(Reuters) - Marvell Technology Group Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Cavium Inc - a deal that would create a chipmaker worth about $14 billion, Wall Street Journal reported.

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Chipmaker Marvell Technology in talks to buy Cavium - WSJ

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Marvell Technology Group Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Cavium Inc - a deal that would create a chipmaker worth about $14 billion, Wall Street Journal reported.

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Chipmaker Broadcom plans blockbuster bid for Qualcomm: sources

(Reuters) - Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is planning to unveil a bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc by Monday, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, an attempt to create a roughly $200-billion company in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever.

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Chipmaker Broadcom plans unsolicited bid for Qualcomm: source

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd is planning an unsolicited bid for smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc with an offer possible as soon as this weekend, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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UPDATE 3-Chipmaker Broadcom plans unsolicited bid for Qualcomm -source

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd is planning an unsolicited bid for smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc with an offer possible as soon as this weekend, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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The Hand-Drawn Journey of the ‘Shape of Water’ Poster

A look at the poster design behind Guillermo del Toro’s new film, about a woman who falls for an amphibious creature.

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Fate of Stateless Rohingya Muslims Is in Antagonistic Hands

Desperately waiting in Bangladesh camps after fleeing Myanmar, and unwanted in both countries, Rohingya refugees are both homeless and vulnerable.

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BRIEF-HYSTER-YALE MATERIALS HANDLING REPORTS Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.00

* HYSTER-YALE MATERIALS HANDLING, INC. ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS

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Croatia opposition seeks government no-confidence vote on Agrokor handling

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's opposition parties on Thursday demanded a no-confidence vote in the government over its handling of a crisis at the country's largest company, Agrokor, but analysts said the ruling coalition would likely survive.

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UK city Brighton renews Uber license for six months as it monitors London dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Brighton has renewed Uber's license to operate in the southern English city for six months while the local authority follows the outcome of London's move to strip the taxi app of its license.

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Samsung Electronics names Roh new CFO, handing him charge of $68 billion cash pile

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has picked Roh Hee-chan as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), putting the executive in charge of one of Asia's biggest corporate cash piles.

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BRIEF-McChip Resources announces purchase and sale agreement of certain mineral titles

* Definitive purchase and sale agreement to acquire interest in certain mineral titles

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When Its Attacker Is in Handcuffs, Islamic State Stays Mum

If its recruit is on the run or behind bars, ISIS refrains from claiming responsibility. Analysts have a theory as to why.

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Demand for modem, IoT chips helps Qualcomm top estimates

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's fourth-quarter profit and revenue beat market expectations as strength in its smartphone chips business was complemented by demand for chips used in automobiles and for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Snapdragon chips demand helps Qualcomm top estimates

(Reuters) - Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc reported a better-than-expected profit and revenue for the fourth quarter, boosted by demand for its Snapdragon mobile chips.

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Rise of the machines must be monitored, say global finance regulators

LONDON (Reuters) - Replacing bank and insurance workers with machines risks creating a dependency on outside technology companies beyond the reach of regulators, the global Financial Stability Board (FSB) said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Resverlogix announces fifth positive recommendation from Data Safety Monitoring Board for Apabetalone

* Resverlogix announces fifth positive recommendation from Data Safety Monitoring Board for phase 3 study of Apabetalone

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Renesas to provide chips for Toyota's self-driving cars

DETROIT (Reuters) - Renesas Electronics Corp said on Tuesday it will provide semiconductors for self-driving cars that Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp plans to bring to market in 2020.

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NYPD detectives charged with raping handcuffed woman in police van

Two New York Police Department detectives took turns raping a handcuffed 18-year-old woman in the back seat of their police van in Coney Island last month, according to the Kings County District Attorney's office.

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Exclusive: U.S. needs to improve oversight of labs handling dangerous pathogens - report

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A year-long audit of the program overseeing U.S. labs that handle lethal pathogens such as Ebola and anthrax found overworked safety inspectors, an absence of independent review and weak biosafety protections that could expose lab workers and the public to harm, a government report will say on Tuesday.

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Tech Tip: Power Up Your Phone by Hand or by Sun

When the power goes out with bad weather, disasters or other events, hand-cranked chargers or solar-powered solutions can keep your battery going.

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NYT: Navy investigating if Green Beret died at hands of SEAL Team 6 members

The Navy is investigating whether two members of the Navy's SEAL Team Six killed an Army Green Beret in June, The New York Times reported Sunday.

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Iraqi Kurdistan leader Barzani will hand over presidential powers on November 1

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdistan's veteran leader Masoud Barzani will not extend his presidential term beyond Nov. 1, a Kurdish government official said on Saturday.

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Iraqi Kurdistan leader Barzani will hand over presidential powers on Nov. 1

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdistan's veteran leader Masoud Barzani will not extend his presidential term beyond Nov. 1, a Kurdish government official said on Saturday.

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At Facebook, Hand-Wringing Over a Fix for Fake Content

As pressure grows on the social media giant, there are no easy answers to dealing with posts that get promoted by its many users.

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Trump's judge nominees get a hand from McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved Thursday to break filibusters of four appeals court nominees, acting aggressively to break what he complained is "often mindless" Democratic obstruction of President Donald Trump's judicial appointments.

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BRIEF-Iradimed announces FDA 510(k) nod for MRI compatible patient vital signs monitor

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Chipmaker Nvidia's CEO sees fully autonomous cars within 4 years

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Nvidia Corp chief executive Jensen Huang said on Thursday artificial intelligence would enable fully automated cars within 4 years, but sought to tamp down expectations for a surge in demand for its chips from cryptocurrency miners.

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Seagate pledges not to buy stake in Toshiba chip unit for 10 years: Bain document

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Seagate Technology PLC , a member of the group taking over Toshiba Corp's chip unit, pledged not to buy any stake in the unit for 10 years as part of the $18 billion deal, showed a document from group leader Bain Capital LP reviewed by Reuters.

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Seagate pledges not to buy stake in Toshiba chip unit for 10 years -Bain document

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Seagate Technology PLC, a member of the group taking over Toshiba Corp's chip unit, pledged not to buy any stake in the unit for 10 years as part of the $18 billion deal, showed a document from group leader Bain Capital LP reviewed by Reuters.

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Ackman: All directors, shareholders 'disappointed' by Chipotle slide

BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman on Wednesday said he believes directors and investors in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc are disappointed in the chain's recent performance, on a day its shares hit their lowest since 2013.