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Kids continue to die in window-blind accidents, despite safety warnings

(Reuters Health) - Even though window coverings have been recognized for decades as a safety hazard to children, injuries from blinds and shades still send many kids to the emergency room each year, a U.S. study suggests.

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In San Diego, Lessons on Rebuilding From a Neighborhood Once Ravaged by Fire

Residents of Scripps Ranch never thought their suburban neighborhood could be destroyed by a wildfire, until it was.

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Mosul Journal: After Fall of ISIS, Iraq’s Second-Largest City Picks Up the Pieces

The battle to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul left much of the city in ruins. Now, residents are pulling together to rebuild.

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A warning about bitcoin's wild price swings

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Ojai, Calif., Ringed by Flames, Is an Ash-Covered Shangri-La

Life in this haven for nature lovers and spiritual seekers has been anything but serene in recent days.

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Opinion: Doom Season in Los Angeles

Fires burned here even before there was a city.

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‘We Watched Our House Burn.’ Losing It All in California’s Fires.

In Ventura County, Jack Selby watched his childhood home burn to the ground, and Nancy Cole lost all her possessions, including family heirlooms from Holocaust survivors.

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A Rite of Passage for a Los Angeles Mayor: A Natural Disaster

The fires in Los Angeles are a test not only for the city but for its mayor, Eric Garcetti.

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Obama invokes Nazi Germany in warning

Former President Barack Obama referenced Nazi Germany while cautioning voters to "tend to this garden of democracy" during an event at the Economic Club of Chicago.

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Obama invokes Nazi Germany in warning about today's politics

Former President Barack Obama urged voters this week to stay engaged in democracy, warning that complacency was responsible for the rise of Nazi Germany.

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California’s Fires, by the Numbers

Just one of the fires raging in Southern California has already burned an area larger than Detroit, fueled by winds nearing hurricane strength. Here’s a look at the numbers behind the state’s worst fire season ever.

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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Micronesia: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

(Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck east-northeast of Yap in Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) said, but there was no tsunami threat.

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U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $14.6 billion of inflows, largest since June: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S.-based stock ETFs attracted $14.6 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, their 10th consecutive week of inflows and the largest since June, illustrating investors'...

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UPDATE 1-U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $14.6 bln of inflows, largest since June -Lipper

(Adds quotes from senior research analyst) By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S.-based stock ETFs attracted $14.6 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, their 10th consecutive week of inflows and the largest since June, illustrating investors' appetite for low-cost exposure to record-high stock markets. Risk appetite was also reflected in high-quality bonds. U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds attracted $622 million of inflows in the week ended We

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U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $14.6 bln of inflows, largest since June -Lipper

NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S.-based stock ETFs attracted $14.6 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, their 10th consecutive week of inflows and the largest since June, illustrating investors' appetite for low-cost exposure to record-high stock markets.

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Fire Alert Sent to Millions of Cellphones Was California’s Largest Warning Yet

The cellphone alert, which went to at least eight million people, was California’s largest use ever of a federal warning system activated in 2012.

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‘It Burns and It Keeps Burning’: Scenes From Southern California’s Wildfires

Wildfires have burned more than 100,000 acres in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Fighting them were professionals and homeowners with garden hoses.

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4 Reasons California’s Fires Are So Bad This Year

California has suffered unusually destructive fires this year. Here’s why.

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Defying warnings of unrest, Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world that the gesture risks creating further unrest in the Middle East.

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Defying warnings of new conflict, Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy there, breaking with longtime U.S. policy and potentially threatening regional stability.

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Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, defying warnings of unrest

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy there, breaking with longtime U.S. policy and potentially threatening regional stability.

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Warnings mount over Trump's Jerusalem declaration, Turkey sees 'red line'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoil.

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Security alert closes underground station in central London: transport authority

LONDON (Reuters) - London's transport authority said on Tuesday it had closed St Paul's underground station in the city's financial district while police responded to a security alert in the area.

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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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South Korea, U.S. launch air drills amid North Korean warnings of nuclear war

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push the Korean peninsula to "the brink of nuclear war", ignoring calls from Russia and China to call them off.

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South Korea, U.S. kick off large-scale air exercise amid North Korean warnings

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States launched large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, officials said, a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile as part of a weapons programme that has raised global tensions.

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U.S. and South Korea Start Largest-Ever Joint Air Force Drills

The exercises will include simulated strikes on North Korean nuclear and missile testing sites and come a week after the North tested a ballistic missile.

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South Korea, U.S. kick off largest air exercise amid North Korean warnings

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States launched their largest-ever joint aerial drills on Monday, officials said, a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile as part of a weapons program that has raised global tensions.

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Earthquake strikes off Kermadec Islands, no tsunami warning

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck off the Kermadec Islands at a depth of 10 km on Monday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. There was no tsunami warning.

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CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion in year's largest acquisition

(Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc for $69 billion, seeking to tackle soaring healthcare spending through lower-cost medical services in pharmacies.

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UPDATE 2-CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 bln in year's largest acquisition

Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc for $69 billion, seeking to tackle soaring healthcare spending through lower-cost medical services in pharmacies.

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Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A series of tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump about the investigation into contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia prompted concerns on Sunday among both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham saying Trump could be wading into "peril" by commenting on the probe.

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UPDATE 2-UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Britain's main cyber security agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab.

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UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

(Reuters) - Britain's main cyber security agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab.

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Hawaii tests nuclear warning sirens

Hawaii tests their attack siren for the first time since the Cold War era as North Korea ramps up its nuclear and missile capabilities. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

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Hawaii set to test nuclear warning sirens

Hawaii is preparing to test its nuclear warning siren system in the wake of renewed tensions between the US and North Korea. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

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U.S.-based money market funds post $33 billion inflows, largest of 2017: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors poured $33 billion into U.S.-based money market funds during the week ended Nov. 29, the largest inflows of 2017, Lipper data showed on Thursday, in a sign that...

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In warning to Ankara, EU cuts funds for Turkey's membership bid

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is set to cut up to 175 million euros for Turkey in 2018 that are linked to Ankara's stalled bid to join the bloc and could block some 3.5 billion euros in development loans earmarked for the country, lawmakers and diplomats said.

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Special Report: Canada regulator ignored warnings on risky mortgage investments

TORONTO (Reuters) - In June 2014, regulators were investigating syndicated mortgages linked to Fortress Real Developments, a major force in Canada’s multibillion-dollar market for the risky investments.

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Big Brother looms as U.S. top court tackles cellphone dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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UPDATE 4-Big Brother looms as U.S. top court tackles cellphone dispute

* Justices across ideological spectrum have privacy worries (Adds quotes from Justices Roberts, Sotomayor, Alito)

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U.S. high court justices raise privacy worries in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. high court justices raise privacy worries in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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Supreme Court justices raise privacy concerns in major cellphone case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices raised concerns on Wednesday about the ability of police to obtain information on the past locations of criminal suspects using cellphone data from wireless providers without a warrant in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age.

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Hawaii Brings Back a Cold War-Era Nuclear Warning System

Monthly tests are the latest in similar readiness steps by Hawaii amid renewed tensions between the United States and North Korea.

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World's largest overwater villa

Does being "stranded" over a lagoon for several days sound appealing?

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Indonesia orders immediate evacuation as highest alert issued for Bali volcano

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia closed the airport on the tourist island of Bali on Monday and ordered 100,000 residents living near a glowing volcano spewing columns of ash to evacuate immediately, warning that the first major eruption in 54 years could be "imminent".

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Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate, warning of an "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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UPDATE 3-Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

* Bali airport closed for 24 hours, thousands stranded (Adds officials on evacuation, hotel association, detail)

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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, airport shut, thousands of tourists stranded

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents near the summit to immediately evacuate, warning of the "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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UPDATE 2-Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, airport shut, thousands of tourists stranded

* Bali airport closed, thousands stranded (Adds quotes, details)

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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, warns of 'imminent' large eruption risk

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its alert level for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the highest stage four on Monday and told residents to immediately evacuate areas near the summit, warning of the "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

Search and Seizure nytimes.com

Editorial: Cops, Cellphones and Privacy at the Supreme Court

The justices have a good opportunity to bring the Fourth Amendment up-to-date in the digital age.

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Bali's erupting volcano raises air travel warnings

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian and regional authorities heightened flight warnings around Bali's Mount Agung on Sunday as the volcano's eruptions sent a plume of volcanic ash and steam more than 6,000 meters into the skies above the popular holiday island.

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US pilots alerted to unsafe Russian flying in Syria

US military aircraft flying over Syria in the last few weeks have been subjected to unsafe flying practices by Russian aircraft on several occasions, according to a senior defense official.

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Canada proposes health warnings, child-proof packs for legal pot sales

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government proposed on Tuesday mandatory health warnings and child-proof packaging as well as a licensing regime for all cannabis products in legislation ahead of the July 2018 legalization of recreational marijuana.

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Australia's weather bureau issues La Nina alert

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued an alert on Tuesday for a La Nina weather event next month, saying the chance it would take place was triple the normal likelihood.

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Trilobites: The Scuba Diving Flies of California’s Mono Lake

For most insects, water is a death trap. These alkali flies cover themselves with a bubble of air to dip into a salty lake.

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Poland reacts coolly to EU court warning of fines for logging

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland reacted coolly to a warning it could incur fines for continuing to log in the Bialowieza forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site, saying on Tuesday its actions were lawful.

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Tsunami warning issued after magnitude 7 undersea quake strikes near New Caledonia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, prompting a tsunami warning for coastlines within 300 kms (186 mile) of the epicentre.

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South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert level

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the south west of the country and raised its bird flu alert level to the highest ranking.

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Fire Kills at Least 19 in Beijing Apartment Building

Many of the victims were believed to be migrant workers from the Chinese countryside who were trapped in acrid smoke.

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U.S.-based junk bond funds post fourth-largest week of outflows on record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors walloped high-yield funds with their largest week of withdrawals since March, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

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Kids still get codeine after surgeries despite safety warnings

(Reuters Health) - Even after warnings from doctors and drug regulators about the dangers of opioids for children, 1 in 20 kids still get codeine after two common childhood surgeries, a U.S. study suggests.

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Roche hemophilia drug wins FDA nod, with a warning

ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Roche's Hemlibra, a new medicine for hemophilia A that the Swiss drugmaker is counting on to help to offset eroding sales of older medicines going off patent.

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UPDATE 2-Roche haemophilia drug wins FDA nod, with a warning

* Shares in rival Shire climb 6 pct (Adds FDA's Gazyva approval)

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Ivory Coast to expel cocoa farmers from largest forest reserve

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Top cocoa producer Ivory Coast will launch an operation to expel thousands of illegal farmers from the Goin-Debe forest reserve, the West African nation's largest, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

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Children prescribed codeine, despite warnings

Codeine prescriptions for children who have had their tonsils and adenoids removed have decreased since the Food and Drug Administration began requiring a black box warning on the products four years ago, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. However, some children continue to be prescribed codeine, and other opioid prescriptions for children have continued to rise since then.

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With Mugabe’s Era Ending in Zimbabwe, a Warning Echoes in Africa

Robert Mugabe has led Zimbabwe since 1980, but he underestimated his nation’s anger over his son’s unrestrained spending and his wife’s political ambitions.

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UPDATE 1-Monsanto, U.S. farm groups sue California over glyphosate warnings

CHICAGO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co and U.S. farm groups sued California on Wednesday to stop the state from requiring cancer warnings on products containing the widely used weed killer glyphosate, which the company sells to farmers to apply to its genetically engineered crops.

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Monsanto, U.S. farm groups sue California over glyphosate warnings

CHICAGO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co and U.S. farm groups sued California on Wednesday to stop the state from requiring cancer warnings on products containing the widely used weed killer glyphosate, which the company sells to farmers to apply to its genetically engineered crops.

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Necklace with largest flawless white diamond sold for record $34 million at auction

GENEVA (Reuters) - An emerald and diamond necklace set with the largest flawless white diamond ever to come to auction has sold for a world record 33.5 million Swiss francs ($34 million), the star...

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Necklace with largest flawless white diamond sold for record $34 mln at auction

GENEVA, Nov 15 (Reuters) - An emerald and diamond necklace set with the largest flawless white diamond ever to come to auction has sold for a world record 33.5 million Swiss francs ($34 million), the star lot at a Geneva sale, Christie's said.

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16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity

More than 16,000 scientists from 184 countries have published a second warning to humanity advising that we need to change our wicked ways to help the planet.

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Plague outbreak: 9 countries on alert

The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to slow, but nine countries neighboring the island nation are on alert in case the infection reaches their borders.

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Mnuchin: Largest tax cut ... mostly

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says President Trump's false claim that the GOP's tax bill would be the largest tax cut in history is true "on mostly every single part of the plan."

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Pope Francis: Mass Is for Lifting Hearts, Not Cellphones

During a general audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said Catholics should stop picking up their phones to take pictures during Mass.

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Trump's limited appeal a warning sign for Republicans ahead of 2018 elections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic election victories in Virginia and New Jersey showed Republicans losing more ground in suburban areas, where President Donald Trump's unpopularity could cost them dearly in next year's congressional races.

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U.N. warns if no Yemen aid access, world will see largest famine in decades

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Wednesday that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause "the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims."

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Trump issues stern warning to North Korea: 'Do not try us'

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Wednesday "do not underestimate us and do not try us" as he vowed that the United States would defend itself and its allies against Pyongyang’s nuclear threat.

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RPT-COLUMN-Record low junk bond yields a warning sign for stocks: McGeever

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Calling the top in world markets and getting the timing of it right seems like a lottery, but predicting the catalyst for the turnaround may be less random.

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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami threat from quake

(Reuters) - An earthquake magnitude 6.9, depth 32 km, struck 192 km South West of Apia, Samoa, at 0900 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Funeral of slain Malta blogger hears warning to her killers

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners at a funeral on Friday for slain Maltese anti-corruption blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia heard a plea for the protection of journalistic freedoms and a warning to her unknown killers that they face "the justice of God."

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Many drivers ignore or don’t receive warnings about prescription meds

(Reuters Health) - One in five drivers in a random survey had taken prescription drugs that could impair their driving ability, and most were on the road despite having been warned about the risks, a U.S. study found.

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China's capital issues orange alert for upcoming smog

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing issued its first orange smog alert ahead of winter on Friday, forecasting heavy air pollution over the next four days, the second-highest alert in China's four-tier emergency response system.

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Teva shares topple on profit warning, uncertain future

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries , the world's biggest generic medicine maker, came under investor and market pressure on Thursday after saying it would miss 2017 profit forecasts.

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BRIEF-Divi's Labs says U.S.FDA to lift import alert on co's unit-II at Visakhapatnam​

* U.S.FDA to lift import alert 66-40 and move to close out warning letter issued to co's unit-II at Visakhapatnam​ Source text: http://bit.ly/2z56Hu9 Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 3-Lennar buys CalAtlantic to become largest U.S. homebuilder

* Offer represents a 27 pct premium to CalAtlantic's Friday close

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U.S. consumer spending posts largest gain since 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than eight years in September, likely as households in Texas and Florida replaced flood-damaged motor vehicles, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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Sexual Misconduct in California’s Capitol Is Difficult to Escape

Women in Sacramento complain of a culture of rampant sexual misconduct and of a system that does not seriously address their complaints.

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Indonesia lowers Bali volcano alert status

JAKARTA (Reuters) - - Indonesian authorities on Sunday lowered the alert status of the Mount Agung volcano on the holiday island of Bali, whose rumblings last month forced around 133,000 residents to flee and deterred tourism in the area.

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Tropical storm warnings issued for western Cuba, northwestern Bahamas: NHC

(Reuters) - Tropical storm warnings have been issued for western Cuba and northwestern Bahamas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday, as an area of low pressure over the northwest Caribbean Sea is expected to strengthen into a tropical cyclone.

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U.S. launches pilot program to alert owners of uncompleted auto recalls

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is funding a pilot program that will notify drivers in the state of Maryland if they have open uncompleted recalls at the time they register their vehicles.

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As Mattis peers into North Korea, he gets warning on artillery

DEMILITARIZED ZONE, South Korea (Reuters) - As U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis peered into North Korea from a lookout post on Friday, he was given a blunt reminder by his South Korean counterpart of the vast amount of North Korean artillery within range of Seoul.

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Puerto Rico's power outages are the largest in US history, report says

In terms of the total number of lost hours of electricity, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are in the midst of the largest blackout in US history, according to a report from an economic research company.

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American Airlines CEO disappointed by black rights group's warning

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines Chief Executive Doug Parker said on Thursday that a move by the leading U.S. black civil rights group to warn black travelers off the airline was "obviously a disappointment."

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London's Canary Wharf Docklands Light Railway station reopens after fire alert

LONDON (Reuters) - London's Canary Wharf Docklands Light Railway Station was reopened on Thursday after a temporary closure due to a fire alert, Transport for London (TfL) said on Twitter.

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NAACP issues warning about airline

The NAACP cited "a pattern of disturbing incidents" in which it claims black passengers were mistreated by American Airlines.

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Haley issues stern warning in South Sudan

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a stern warning to South Sudan's president on Wednesday, telling him "the hate and the violence that we are seeing has to stop," or the United States will reconsider its financial support for the country.

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Cross the street, then text: Honolulu cracks down on cellphone distraction

(Reuters) - Pedestrians caught crossing the street while staring at their cellphones in Hawaii's largest city will face a fine of up to $99 beginning on Wednesday as a new law comes into effect intended to prevent distracted people from blundering into traffic.

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Questions arise after tiny firm lands largest Puerto Rico contract

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Corker on Trump: Alert the daycare staff

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) renewed his criticism of President Donald Trump in a new tweet and in an interview with CBS.

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BRIEF-Meridian Bioscience says FDA issued warning letter related to matters at Magellan Diagnostics subsidiary​

* Meridian Bioscience Inc - ‍announced that FDA has issued a warning letter related to matters at its Magellan Diagnostics subsidiary​

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Syria's largest oil field captured by US-backed forces

US-backed Kurdish and Arab forces say they have captured Syria's largest oil field from ISIS, the latest in a series of recent setbacks for the jihadists in the east of the country.

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Iranian commander issued stark warning to Iraqi Kurds over Kirkuk

SULAIMANIA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A senior Iranian military commander repeatedly warned Kurdish leaders in northern Iraq to withdraw from the oil city of Kirkuk or face an onslaught by Iraqi forces and allied Iranian-backed fighters, Kurdish officials briefed on the meetings said.

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Iran's Guards flex muscle in Middle East despite Trump warning

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A week after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a blistering speech about Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the most powerful military and economic force in the Islamic Republic has shown it has no intention of curbing its activities in the Middle East.

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Australia's second largest state edges towards permitting euthanasia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The parliament of Australia's second largest state passed legislation on Friday to allow terminally ill patients to seek medical help to end their lives, a bill that is expected to act as a catalyst for the rest of the country to adopt similar laws.

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After massive quakes, millions in Mexico turn to early warning app

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Since two massive earthquakes hit Mexico in September, claiming more than 460 lives, an early warning start-up called SkyAlert has doubled its users to 5.8 million, making it one of the country's most downloaded apps.

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U.S. carrier patrols off Korean peninsula in warning to Pyongyang

ABOARD USS RONALD REAGAN, Sea of Japan (Reuters) - The USS Ronald Reagan, a 100,000-ton nuclear powered aircraft carrier, patrolled in waters east of the Korean peninsula on Thursday, in a show of sea and air power designed to warn off North Korea from any military action.

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Fire destroys landmark hotel in Myanmar's largest city, kills one

YANGON (Reuters) - One person was killed on Thursday in a massive fire that destroyed one of Yangon's best-known hotels, sending dark smoke billowing over the center of Myanmar's largest city and triggering an hours-long battle to put out the flames.

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Fire destroys landmark hotel in Myanmar's largest city

YANGON (Reuters) - One person was injured in a massive fire that destroyed one of Yangon's best-known hotels on Thursday, sending clouds of dark smoke billowing over the center of Myanmar's largest city and triggering an hours-long battle to put out the flames.

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UPDATE 2-Higher costs prompt Flybe profit warning in tough year for airlines

* Flybe is latest example of tough airline market (Adds share price, analyst reaction)

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

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

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Women Denounce Harassment in California’s Capital

Women complained of groping, lewd comments and suggestions of trading sexual favors for legislation in Sacramento.

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Largest fancy intense pink diamond could fetch $30M

The world's largest known fancy intense pink diamond could sell for up to $30 million at a November auction.

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Oi's largest creditors demand meeting to renegotiate debt plan

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A group of bondholders that are Oi SA's largest creditors demanded on Sunday that the company's top executives meet them as soon as possible to renegotiate a debt plan.

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Typhoon Khanun to hit southern China Monday as Hong Kong eases warning

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Khanun is likely to hit southern China early on Monday with winds of up to 114 kph (70 mph), China's meteorological agency said, as authorities in Hong Kong eased weather warnings and transport slowly returned to normal in the financial hub.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

The Fire Is Roaring Over the Ridge. It’s Time to Go.

Some had just seconds to spare before their homes and neighborhoods were consumed by the deadly fires in California.

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Opinion: The Ashes in Napa

The fire took our family’s house. And reminded us that everything is temporary.

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A Gem of California’s Shore Becomes a Refuge From Wildfires

Hundreds of people fleeing flames to the east turned an idyllic strip of land near a town where “The Birds” was filmed into an ad hoc outdoor evacuation center.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

In California, Fires So Fast Hesitation Proved Lethal

As stories emerged of how people died in the wind-driven fires that have ravaged Northern California, the element common to each tragedy was how quickly it happened.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: In California’s Wine Country, Reckoning With an Inferno

Cadaver dogs look for victims. Chimneys stand like tombstones in incinerated neighborhoods. Smoke hangs thick and low.

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Californians say they didn't receive emergency alerts

When the wildfires in Northern California broke out this week, they spread so fast that many residents were caught off guard.

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Raiffeisen evacuates all Russian offices after bomb warning

MOSCOW, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Austria's Raiffeisen Bank said on Friday it had evacuated all staff from its offices in Russia, and searches were being conducted, after it received a bomb warning.

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World's largest pink diamond expected to fetch up to $30 million at auction

LONDON (Reuters) - "The Pink Raj", an intense pink diamond described by experts as the world's largest, is expected to fetch up to $30 million when it is auctioned in Geneva next month.

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A Look Back at California’s Deadliest Wildfires

In 1933, a 47-acre blaze killed 29 people in Los Angeles. The men fighting the fire were largely unprepared for the task.

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World's largest private jet set for 2018 debut

Canadian aerospace company Bombardier is developing the Global 7000 jet, which would be the largest aircraft in the world designed for private or corporate use.

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Earthlings test warning system as asteroid flies by

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - An asteroid the size of a school bus flew remarkably near Earth on Thursday, providing scientists with an opportunity to test the warning systems that would kick in if a space collision was coming.

Wildfires nytimes.com

California’s Wildfires: Why Have They Been So Destructive?

The 17 major blazes raging in California have been much more ferocious than the state’s typical fire season, for reasons that were years in the making.

Refugees and Displaced Persons nytimes.com

New Surge of Rohingya Puts Aid Workers Back on ‘Full Alert’

The number crossing into Bangladesh from Myanmar had slowed to around 2,000 a day. But over 11,000 crossed on Monday and thousands more are waiting to follow.

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Catalonia nears possible independence proclamation despite Madrid's warnings

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan police tightened their protective ring around the region's parliament on Tuesday where secessionists have pledged a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain despite warnings from Madrid of swift counter-measures.

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‘Everything Was Incinerated’: Scenes From One Community Wrecked by the Santa Rosa Fire

Household items were so deformed by the fires in Northern California it was sometimes difficult to know what they had been before.

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Catalonia nears possible independence proclamation despite Madrid warnings

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Police tightened security at Catalonia's parliament on Tuesday as regional leader Carles Puigdemont prepared to address a session that may unilaterally declare independence from Spain despite Madrid's warnings of counter-measures.

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Did California’s Wildfires Force You to Evacuate?

The New York Times would like to hear from people directly affected by the wildfires in Northern and Southern California.

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UPDATE 9-Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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UPDATE 8-Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Gas Station Explosion in Ghana Kills at Least 1 and Injures Several

The explosion in Accra, Ghana’s capital, sent up giant balls of fire that set the night sky aglow.

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White House chief of staff's personal cellphone compromised: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials believe Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone, Politico reported on Thursday.

Cruises nytimes.com

Despite Travel Warning, Cruises to Cuba Continue

Cruise lines say that they complying with new travel restrictions for Americans. Many have added itineraries to Cuba.

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On Baseball: M.L.B. Spoiler Alert: Here’s What Will Happen in the Playoffs

Tyler Kepner takes a look into his crystal ball to see how each series might play out.

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List of largest ever data breaches

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Bannon, Breitbart send warning to Trump on gun control

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Tesla shares fall on warning of Model 3 bottleneck

(Reuters) - Shares in Tesla Inc were down 2 percent in trading before the bell on Tuesday after the luxury electric vehicle maker said its planned ramp-up for the new Model 3 mass-market sedan faced production bottlenecks.

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U.S. travel warning sends chill across Cuban tourism industry

HAVANA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Businesses catering to U.S. tourists visiting Cuba have had a rude awakening in the last few months after enjoying a 2-1/2-year boom.

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Kabul on High Alert After Attack on Another Shiite Mosque

Suicide bombers posing as shepherds killed six people, including one attacker, near a Shiite mosque ahead of an annual religious commemoration.

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Cubans Alarmed at U.S. Embassy Withdrawals and Travel Warning

The actions, triggered by unexplained health problems among diplomats, dealt a harsh blow to the island’s plans for economic growth.

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Update: What the State Department Warning on Cuba Means for Travelers

Answers to frequently asked questions for tourists in light of the State Department’s decision to pull its diplomats out of Cuba, and its warning to travelers not to go.

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Britain's May fires warning to Boeing over Bombardier trade dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May told U.S. planemaker Boeing on Thursday that its behavior in a trade dispute with Canada's Bombardier was undermining its commercial relationship with Britain.

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EU gives Facebook, Twitter final warning on hate speech

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BHP, world's largest miner, says 2017 is 'tipping point' for electric cars

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - This year looks set to be the "tipping point" for electric cars, Arnoud Balhuizen, chief commercial officer at BHP , said on Tuesday, adding that the impact for raw materials producers would be felt first in the metals markets and only later in oil.

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Canada's Lucara sells world's largest uncut diamond for $53 million

VANCOUVER, Sept 25 (Reuters) - A tennis ball-sized rough diamond unearthed nearly two years ago by Canada's Lucara Diamond Corp has been sold for $53 million, the Vancouver-based company said on Monday.

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Intercept does not expect restrictive boxed warning for liver drug

(Reuters) - Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its liver drug, Ocaliva, could carry a boxed warning to help ensure proper dosing but the drugmaker also said it does not expect the updated labeling to be restrictive, sending its shares higher.

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Wall St. falls on North Korea warnings, tech selloff

(Reuters) - A sharp selloff in technology stocks dragged down the Nasdaq by more than 1 percent on Monday, with North Korea's latest warnings to Washington adding to the downbeat mood.

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US STOCKS-Wall St falls on N. Korea warnings, tech selloff

* Dudley sees Fed rate hikes as U.S. inflation weakness fades

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Intercept does not expect restrictive boxed warning for Ocaliva

(Reuters) - Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc said its liver drug, Ocaliva, could carry a boxed warning to help ensure proper dosing but does not expect the updated labeling to be restrictive, sending its shares higher.

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Intercept Pharma says possible Ocaliva boxed warning will not be restrictive

(Reuters) - Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday an update to the label of its liver drug, Ocaliva, could include a boxed warning to help ensure proper dosing of patients, but added that it did not expect the change to be restrictive.

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Bali's rumbling volcano spurs travel warnings from Australia, Singapore

Karangasem, INDONESIA (Reuters) - Fears that a volcano could erupt imminently on the holiday island of Bali prompted several countries to issue travel warnings, while Indonesian authorities raced to evacuate tens of thousands of people living in the "danger zone".

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Volcano on Indonesia's Bali island at highest alert level, thousands evacuated

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands of residents were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said on Friday, as the alert status was raised to the highest level, meaning an eruption could be imminent.

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Trump gives 'final warning' on N. Korea trade. Now what?

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California Today: California Today: Mexico Has a Quake Warning System. Where is California’s?

Thursday: Checking in on California’s earthquake warning system, pro surfers compete in the San Joaquin Valley, and snow arrives in Tahoe.

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South Korea says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

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South Korea president says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

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U.S. appeals court blocks San Francisco ordinance on soda health warnings

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court sided with the beverage industry on Tuesday, granting its request to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda and other sugary drinks.

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Tesla shares fall from record high after warning from analyst

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Tesla fell from record highs on Tuesday after an analyst warned that the electric car maker may take longer than expected to become profitable.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. appeals court blocks San Francisco ordinance on soda health warnings

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court sided with the beverage industry on Tuesday, granting its request to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda and other sugary drinks.

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UPDATE 1-Appeals court blocks San Francisco's ordinance for soda health warnings

Sept 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday sided with the beverage industry, granting a preliminary injunction to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda.

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Appeals court blocks San Francisco's ordinance for soda health warnings

Sept 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday sided with the beverage industry, granting a preliminary injunction to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda.

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JPMorgan handles bitcoin-related trades for clients despite CEO warning

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has been routing customer orders for bitcoin-related instruments, a spokesman said on Monday, despite the bank's chief executive's calling the crypto currency "a fraud."

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Florida Keys residents trickle back to warning of new crisis

Florida Keys residents will be allowed to return home this weekend to assess damage to their properties caused by Hurricane Irma. However, officials said they are worried a new crisis could emerge when homeowners find their neighborhoods have no fuel, power, running water and other basic services.

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Tropical storm warning issued for southern Baja California

(Reuters) - A tropical storm warning was issued on Saturday for the southern Baja California peninsula as Hurricane Norma churns in the Pacific Ocean, the National Hurricane Center said.

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

Fire at Malaysian Boarding School Kills Dozens, Mostly Students

The early morning blaze broke out in the dormitory of an Islamic school, in which the door was locked and the windows were barred.

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UPDATE 2-Munich makes first warning by reinsurer on Harvey, Irma impact

* Analysts expect further statements from industry (Adds analyst comment, share price)

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Largest U.S. university endowment funds pull back on ETF exposure

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The largest U.S. college endowment funds are pulling back their holdings of exchange-traded funds even as they invest more money in passive strategies overall, a move that may help bolster traditional mutual fund managers at a time when ETF providers like BlackRock Inc are seeing the majority of investor inflows.

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Bitcoin slides on 'fraud' warning from JPMorgan's Dimon

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin slid by more than 10 percent on Wednesday, as investors sold the cryptocurrency after a warning by JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that it "is a fraud" and will eventually "blow up".

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REFILE-Bitcoin slides on "fraud" warning from JPMorgan's Dimon

LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Bitcoin slid by more than 10 percent on Wednesday, as investors sold the cryptocurrency after a warning by JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that it "is a fraud" and will eventually "blow up".

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Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China on alert for twin storms

TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Taiwan issued a warning to ships and airlines canceled some flights on Wednesday as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit cities including the capital Taipei, before hurtling towards China potentially as a super typhoon.

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UPDATE 3-Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China on alert for twin storms

* Northern Taiwan to face full force of Talim later on Wednesday

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Turks safe in Germany, Merkel says, dismissing Ankara's warning

DELBRUECK, Germany (Reuters) - Turks can safely come to Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, dismissing a warning from Ankara that its citizens should take care when traveling there due to what it said was an increase in anti-Turkish sentiment.

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Barbuda's warning to Florida: Get out now

CNN's Leyla Santiago visited Barbuda after Hurricane Irma devastated most of the island. Barbuda storm survivors sent a warning to Florida residents to "get out."

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Serbia's largest power plant to start clean-up to meet EU standards

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia's power utility EPS and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems signed a 167 million euro ($201 million) deal on Friday to help reduce gas emissions and meet European Union standards at Serbia's largest coal-fired power plant.

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The dramatic mass exodus from South Florida could turn into one of the largest evacuations in US history

Residents of the Miami area and the Florida Keys streamed north in packed vehicles Friday morning, anxiously rushing to dodge Hurricane Irma as the deadly Category 4 storm took aim at the state's eastern coast after devastating the Caribbean.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits north Japan, no tsunami alert

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 hit northern Japan on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Akzo Nobel issues profit warning, CFO to step aside

AMSTERDAM, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel issued a profit warning on Friday and announced a revamp that will include the chief financial officer stepping aside and a shake-up to its paints and industrial coatings businesses.

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UPDATE 2-Akzo Nobel issues profit warning, CFO to step aside

AMSTERDAM, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel issued a profit warning on Friday and announced a revamp that will include the chief financial officer stepping aside and a shake-up to its paints and industrial coatings businesses.

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Disney's profit warning drags down media stocks

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Thursday the company's earnings per share for this year will roughly be in line with a year ago, dragging down shares of media stocks.

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Missouri governor on alert for unrest ahead of St. Louis verdict

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has said he is prepared to call out the National Guard if a pending verdict in the murder trial of a former police officer charged with killing a black man sparks protests that turn violent.

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He filmed Irma destruction as a warning to Florida

A resident of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands filmed the damage caused by Hurricane Irma to warn Florida of what might come.

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Cyber alert: EU ministers test responses in first computer war game

TALLINN (Reuters) - European Union defense ministers tested their ability to respond to a potential attack by computer hackers in their first cyber war game on Thursday, based on a simulated attack on one of the bloc's military missions abroad.

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Critical alert: EU ministers test responses in cyber war game

TALLINN (Reuters) - European Union defense ministers will hold a cyber war game for the first time on Thursday to test their ability to respond to a potential attack by computer hackers on one of the bloc's military missions abroad.

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UPDATE 1-United orders more Airbus A350s but drops largest model

PARIS, Sept 6 (Reuters) - United Airlines has ordered 10 extra Airbus A350 jetliners, ditching the largest model, the A350-1000, in favour of the smaller and more popular A350-900 whilst delaying deliveries to save cash, the companies said on Wednesday.

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Defying warnings, residents refuse to leave Mumbai's crumbling buildings

MUMBAI (Reuters) - On a sunny morning last week in Mumbai after two days of incessant monsoon rain, Mohammad Altaf had come out of his home for a cigarette when he heard a terrifying crash, followed by a huge swirl of dust.

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Never-before-seen views of Australia's largest national park

For the first time, drones have been allowed to fly inside Kakadu National Park -- Australia's largest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Territory.

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More than 1,000 firefighters battle largest blaze in Los Angeles history

Firefighters gained ground Sunday in their battle against the La Tuna brush fire near Burbank, California, in Los Angeles County.

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Los Angeles 'turns corner' on largest wildfire in city history

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A smattering of rain and easing temperatures helped more than a thousand firefighters battling the largest wildfire in Los Angeles history gain the upper hand on the blaze on Sunday, but officials warned that danger remains.

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Los Angeles wildfire, largest in city history, menaces hundreds of homes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than a thousand firefighters battling the largest wildfire in Los Angeles history contended with erratic winds on Sunday, but more moderate temperatures could help contain a blaze that has forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, officials said.

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Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze in the city's history, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people and the closure of a major highway.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA alerts about 2 clinical trials on hold evaluating Keytruda with multiple myeloma

* U.S. FDA alerts healthcare professionals and oncology clinical investigators about two clinical trials on hold evaluating Keytruda in patients with multiple myeloma

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Closed: Nation's largest refinery shut down due to flooding

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London's Euston station evacuated after security alert, no injuries: police

(Reuters) - British police evacuated London's Euston station on Tuesday after a security alert.