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Handball: Sweden stun hosts Croatia to advance into main round at Euros

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Sweden will carry a maximum four points into the European handball championship main round after a 35-31 win over hosts Croatia who also advanced on Tuesday.

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Two Singapore Airbnb hosts to plead guilty to illegal letting charges: lawyer

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Two Airbnb hosts charged in Singapore with unauthorized short-term letting of four apartments are expected to plead guilty next month, their lawyer said on Tuesday.

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Hundreds protest against austerity in Tunis, tear gas fired

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians held anti-austerity demonstrations in the capital on Sunday and in one district police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of stone-throwing youths on the seventh anniversary of the ousting of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Pans Trump’s Vulgarity, a Bleep for Other Hosts

Late-night hosts had a hard time making light of President Trump’s derogatory characterization of immigrants from Haiti and Africa.

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Syrian army says Israel fired at Syria with jets, missiles

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's army said in a statement carried by state media that Israel attacked Syrian territory with jets and ground-to-ground missiles early on Tuesday, causing damage.

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Ex-Google engineer fired over gender memo sues for discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The former Google engineer fired after he asserted in a memo that biological causes were behind tech industry gender inequality sued his former employer on Monday, saying he was discriminated against as a white man with conservative political views.

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UPDATE 2-Ex-Google engineer fired over gender memo sues for discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The former Google engineer fired after he asserted in a memo that biological causes were behind tech industry gender inequality sued his former employer on Monday, saying he was discriminated against as a white man with conservative political views.

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Ex-Google engineer fired over diversity memo sues company

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The former Google engineer fired in August after he wrote a memo that the company said perpetuated gender stereotypes sued his former employer on Monday, saying he was the victim of workplace discrimination and retaliation.

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Ron Paul: Sessions should be fired over marijuana decision

Ron Paul, the former GOP congressman and onetime presidential candidate, called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step down Saturday after he moved this week to rescind the Obama-era policy of restricting federal enforcement of marijuana laws in states where the drug is legal.

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Trump on Bannon: He cried when he got fired

President Trump continues to attack a controversial new book by Michael Wolff and his former chief strategist Steve Bannon.

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Nikki Haley hosts reception for countries that backed US on Jerusalem resolution

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hosted a "Friends of the US" reception Wednesday night, inviting those who had voted against or abstained from voting on a resolution condemning the United States for officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Two more head coaches fired as Bears dump Fox, Lions ditch Caldwell

(Reuters) - Two more head coaches were fired from National Football League teams on Monday, bringing the number to four in less than 24 hours since the end of the regular season.

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Pagano fired by Colts after six seasons in Indianapolis

(Reuters) - Chuck Pagano became the first National Football League head coach to be fired at the conclusion of the regular season on Sunday when the Indianapolis Colts announced they had parted company.

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Irish coastal village hosts annual beach horse races

BALLYHEIGUE, Ireland (Reuters) - On a rugged stretch of beach in Ireland's southwest, the residents of Ballyheigue braved the wild winds from the Atlantic coast on Wednesday for the annual Christmas...

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WNYC Chief Pushed Growth at the Cost of Station’s Culture

The New York Public Radio head Laura Walker and her deputy are said to have a blind spot when it comes to gender, race and power, on-air and behind the scenes

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Stop meddling in foreign elections, UK's Johnson tells Russian hosts

MOSCOW (Reuters) - British foreign minister Boris Johnson told his Russian counterpart on Friday there was "abundant evidence" of Moscow meddling in foreign elections, but said any Russian efforts to interfere in last year's Brexit referendum had fallen flat.

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New York Public Radio Fires WNYC Hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz

The two longtime radio personalities faced multiple complaints of inappropriate behavior, and had been disciplined before, the company said.

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WNYC hosts Lopate and Schwartz fired

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Shots fired at DMZ as North Korean soldier defects to South

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean guards fired warning shots across the heavily militarized border with North Korea on Thursday as a soldier from the North defected in thick fog, complicating efforts to ease tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.

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Shots fired along demilitarized zone as North Korean soldier defects

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean guards fired warning shots across the heavily militarized border with North Korea on Thursday as a soldier from the North defected, officials said, complicating efforts to ease tensions over the Pyongyang's weapons programs.

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh; no reported casualties

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi air defenses shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Houthi group towards Riyadh on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, in an attack that could escalate a proxy war between the kingdom and Iran.

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh, no reported casualties

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi air defenses intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, the latest attack by a Yemeni group that could escalate a proxy war between the kingdom and regional rival Tehran.

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Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh, no reported damage

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi air defenses intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the capital Riyadh on Tuesday but there were no reports of casualties, the Saudi-led coalition said, the latest in a series of attacks by an Iran-aligned group in Yemen.

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Chef Batali fired from 'The Chew' after sex harassment accusations

NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - ABC Television Network said on Friday that it fired celebrity chef Mario Batali from its daytime cooking show, "The Chew," after he was accused of sexual misconduct.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: What Omarosa Did Best: Get Fired

Donald Trump has now axed her four times: once on “The Apprentice,” twice on “The Celebrity Apprentice” and again on Tuesday evening.

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Ryan Lizza Fired by The New Yorker Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

The magazine said it “severed ties” with Mr. Lizza, its Washington correspondent, over “improper sexual conduct.” He denied that charge.

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Carl Bernstein: Fox hosts are abetting a cover-up

Carl Bernstein says that many Fox News hosts are "abetting a cover-up" by attacking Robert Mueller's investigation while seeming oblivious to the President Trump's factual errors.

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Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet

The president said the reporter, Dave Weigel, should be fired for a photo he posted on Twitter of a sparsely filled arena before a rally for the president in Florida.

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U.N. says missiles fired at Saudi Arabia have 'common origin'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations officials have found that missiles fired at Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthi rebels appear to have a "common origin," but they are still investigating U.S. and Saudi claims that Iran supplied them, according to a confidential report.

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Trump escalates his rhetoric following the plea deal reached by fired national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's escalating assault on the "rigged" and "sick" institutions of the government that he leads may portend an ominous end game to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

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Stelter: Fox's pro-Trump hosts work overtime to discredit Mueller

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Harold Ford Jr. Fired by Morgan Stanley Over Inappropriate ‘Conduct’

Mr. Ford, a former congressman turned Wall Street rainmaker, was terminated by the financial services firm for behavior it said was “inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies.”

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US ship that fired first WWII shots found

The wreckage of the USS Ward has been found off the coast of the Philippines. The Ward is credited with sinking a Japanese submarine shortly before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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WNYC Suspends Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz

New York Public Radio is investigating allegations of inappropriate conduct by the longtime hosts, days after similar claims against John Hockenberry.

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WNYC hosts put on leave amid investigation

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'You're wrong', Tillerson says of reports he will be fired

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said there was no truth in reports that the White House had a plan to fire him and replace him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo.

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Tweets and comments about the Russia probe from the White House and Trump's legal team backfired

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Trump's fired campaign manager writes book

In a new book to be released Tuesday, Corey Lewandowski, who was fired as Trump's campaign manager during the election, and David Bossie, another top aide, detail what it was like to work with Trump when he was running for President.

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U.A.E. Denies Yemen Rebels Fired Missile at Abu Dhabi Nuclear Plant

The Houthi rebels claimed they had launched a cruise missile against the $20 billion plant in retaliation for a Saudi-led blockade.

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Weightlifting: Egypt and Colombia take gold, hosts U.S. make podium

ANAHEIM (Reuters) - Egypt and Colombia took the titles on day five of the weightlifting World Championships while Mattie Rogers was one of two medalists for the United States on Saturday.

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Trump Says He Fired Michael Flynn ‘Because He Lied’ to F.B.I.

President Trump’s tweet was the first time he had said the firing was not solely related to Mr. Flynn’s false statements to Vice President Mike Pence.

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Exclusive: Yemen rebel missiles fired at Saudi Arabia appear Iranian - U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Remnants of four ballistic missiles fired into Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthi rebels this year appear to have been designed and manufactured by Riyadh's regional rival Iran, a confidential report by United Nations sanctions monitors said, bolstering a push by the United States to punish the Tehran government.

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U.S. radio host Keillor fired over accusation of improper behavior

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor, creator of the long-running folksy variety show "A Prairie Home Companion," has been fired over an accusation of inappropriate behavior, Minnesota Public Radio said on Wednesday.

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Garrison Keillor fired by Minn. Public Radio after allegations of inappropriate behavior

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U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor fired over claim of improper behavior

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor, creator of the folksy show "A Prairie Home Companion," has been fired over an accusation of inappropriate behavior, Minnesota Public Radio said on Wednesday.

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Garrison Keillor Says He Has Been Fired Over Allegations of Improper Conduct

The creator of “A Prairie Home Companion” told The Associated Press that he was fired from Minnesota Public Radio.

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NBC News says it fired 'Today' co-host Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct

NEW YORK (Reuters) - NBC News fired popular "Today" show host Matt Lauer after receiving what it called a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace, the network said on Wednesday.

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NBC News says it fired 'Today' Show co-host Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct

NEW YORK (Reuters) - NBC News fired popular "Today" show host Matt Lauer after receiving a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace, the network announced on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-NBC News says it fired 'Today' Show co-host Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - NBC News fired popular "Today" show host Matt Lauer after receiving a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace, the network announced on Wednesday.

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Vera Shlakman, Professor Fired During Red Scare, Dies at 108

She had taught economics at Queens College and written a groundbreaking book when she refused to say if she was a Communist. An apology came years later.

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News Analysis: Prince Harry Casts Aside Ghosts of Royal Marriages Past

Harry, fifth in line to the throne, may never be king. But his mere choice of bride may give Britain a strong shove into the future.

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Five migrants wounded as shots fired in Calais brawl

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Five migrants were wounded on Saturday when shots were fired during a brawl in the northern French port of Calais, the local prefect's office said.

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Armed police race to London's Oxford Street after reports of shots fired

LONDON (Reuters) - Police said they were responding on Friday to reports of shots being fired on London's packed Oxford Street, the heart of the British capital's main shopping district, and had reacted as if the incident were terrorist related.

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As lowest-ranked team, World Cup hosts Russia hope for upset

MOSCOW (Reuters) - World Cup hosts Russia, the lowest-ranked team in next year's tournament, hope to get past the group stage for the first time in post-Soviet history but, with a tepid attack, inconsistent goalkeeping and stiff competition, the odds are slim.

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What Charlie Rose said about sexual harassment before he was fired for it

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Putin hosts Iran, Turkey leaders in major new Syria diplomacy push

SOCHI, Russia/RIYADH (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin hosted the presidents of Turkey and Iran to discuss Syria on Wednesday, launching a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war that has been all but won by the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

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Charlie Rose fired by CBS after accusations of sexual harassment

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Charlie Rose Fired by CBS After Sexual Harassment Allegations

David Rhodes, the president of CBS News, said in an email that allegations of “extremely disturbing and intolerable behavior” had prompted Mr. Rose’s firing.

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

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

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Russia's Putin hosts Syria's Assad for talks: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad to talk about the need to move from military operations to the search for a political solution to Syria's conflict, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

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Mugabe fired as ruling party leader: ZANU-PF sources

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was fired as leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party on Sunday and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, the deputy he sacked this month, sources at a special ZANU-PF meeting to decide Mugabe's fate told Reuters.

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'What Not to Wear' hosts aren't in sync

Friendship appears to be out of style for the former co-hosts of "What Not To Wear."

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China villagers hail first gas-fired heat for winter, but balk at higher bills

BEIJING (Reuters) - For 53-year-old Wang Ying, a resident of a rural village near Beijing, clean-burning fuel to take the chill off winter has finally arrived, but it comes at a higher cost.

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UPDATE 3-Seeking to dodge default, Venezuela hosts creditors

CARACAS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government welcomed scores of creditors on Monday for talks intended to renegotiate a crippling foreign debt and avert a default that could compound the once-prosperous OPEC nation's economic crisis.

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Reports of shots fired near Rhode Island mall after police car stolen

BOSTON (Reuters) - Providence, Rhode Island, officials shut down roads near a downtown shopping mall after local media reported shots fired in the area on Thursday, hours after state police said one of their patrol cars had been stolen during a morning traffic stop.

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Gunman fired about 450 rounds. Building may be beyond repair

The gunman who killed 26 people inside a small Texas church on Sunday was armed with an assault rifle, 15 loaded magazines and an obsession with a family dispute.

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Woman who flipped off Trump says she was fired for it

The woman who gave President Donald Trump's motorcade the finger in late October is speaking out after she said she was fired for the incident that went viral.

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Paul Ryan: Mueller shouldn't be fired

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he continues to support Robert Mueller's work as special counsel, rebuffing calls for the former FBI director's ouster.

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House Speaker Ryan says special counsel should not be fired: Fox News Sunday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not be fired or step down, and needs to be allowed to follow his Russia investigation to its end.

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Saudis Intercept Missile Fired From Yemen That Came Close to Riyadh

Amid regional tensions, Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi rebels reached Riyadh with a ballistic missile for the first time.

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Daily Caller opinion editor fired after launch of a Milo Yiannopoulos column

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Trump at odds with hosts as he embarks on Asia tour

US President Donald Trump may well be looking forward to his upcoming Asia trip as a moment of respite from domestic strife, but he will face a new set of unique challenges across the Pacific, analysts say.

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Firefighters fired for hanging noose on black colleague's photo

Six Miami Fire and Rescue firefighters are out of a job after a noose was placed over a photo belonging to an African-American colleague.

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Shots fired in Manhattan. One person in custody

The New York Police Department is responding to reports of shots fired in lower Manhattan, according to J. Peter Donald, a spokesperson for the NYPD.

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University of Utah tells students to take shelter after report of shots fired

(Reuters) - The University of Utah told students to shelter in place after a report of shots fired near the campus on Monday.

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Monrovia Journal: In Liberia, an Executive Mansion Fit for a President — and Ghosts, Too

No president who has slept at the mansion for any extended period has come to a decent end. The place, as any Liberian will tell you, is both haunted and jinxed.

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Fired Mexico prosecutor drops bid to fight dismissal

MEXICO CITY, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Mexico's top prosecutor for electoral crimes on Friday said he would no longer fight his dismissal by the acting attorney general, ending a simmering dispute that had caused embarrassment to the government of President Enrique Pena Nieto.

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UPDATE 1-Mexican prosecutor says he was unjustly fired as graft dispute brews

MEXICO CITY, Oct 25 (Reuters) - A prosecutor who led an investigation into a graft scandal involving the campaign of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday he was fired without justification, as the Senate prepares to vote on whether to reinstate him.

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Mexican prosecutor says he was unjustly fired as graft dispute brews

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A prosecutor who led an investigation into a graft scandal involving the campaign of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday that he was fired without justification, as the Senate prepares to vote on whether to reinstate him.

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Nonfiction: The Man Who Photographed Ghosts

Peter Manseau’s “The Apparitionists” reveals the art and trial of William H. Mumler, who stood at the intersection of 19th-century art, science and spiritualism.

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Engie seeks better offers for Australian coal-fired power plant -bidder

* China Resources Power, CTFE's Alinta submit new bids -Delta MD

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BRIEF-Wells Fargo has fired 4 foreign-exchange bankers amid an investigation- WSJ‍​

* Wells Fargo & Co has fired 4 foreign-exchange bankers amid an investigation into that business by both bank and regulators- WSJ, citing sources‍​ Source text: http://on.wsj.com/2yvqDpN Further company coverage:

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Namibia tells Airbnb hosts to register or face jail

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia said on Friday that local home owners listed with U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc risk imprisonment if they fail to register with the tourism regulatory body before the end of this year.

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Video showed driver being beaten at traffic stop; officer fired

A police officer in a Cleveland suburb seen on video repeatedly punching a black motorist during a traffic stop in August has been fired.

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Officers bloodied passenger and dragged him off plane are fired

Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight.

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Harvey Weinstein, Fired on Oct. 8, Resigns From Company’s Board

Mr. Weinstein submitted his resignation during a meeting with the company’s remaining board members, who had convened to affirm his earlier firing.

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Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired amid corruption probe

(Reuters) - The University of Louisville fired Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday amid a national investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of allegations of corruption in college basketball.

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Releasing notes on fired FBI director's meetings with Trump could harm investigation, lawyers say

Government lawyers have asked a judge to reject CNN's requests to make public the memos of former FBI Director James Comey in which he details his meetings with President Donald Trump.

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

(Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday.

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Ex-congressman: The truth can't get me fired anymore

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week: Mercury News

(Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired between 400 and 700 employees this week, including engineers, managers and factory workers, Mercury News reported on Friday, citing interviews with former and current employees.

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week -Mercury News

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired between 400 and 700 employees this week, including engineers, managers and factory workers, Mercury News reported on Friday, citing interviews with former and current employees.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time: MGM

(Reuters) - The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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UPDATE 3-Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time -MGM

Oct 12 (Reuters) - The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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UPDATE 2-Las Vegas gunman fired on guard, crowd at about same time -MGM

Oct 12 (Reuters) - The owner of the hotel from which a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on guard, crowd at about same time: MGM

(Reuters) - The owner of the hotel from which a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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'I don't think I'm being fired today,' Kelly says

White House chief of staff John Kelly, making a rare appearance before reporters Thursday, rejected reports that he would soon be departing the White House.

Doctors nytimes.com

Why I Almost Fired My Doctor

Was I going to risk my longevity to avoid hurting my doctor’s feelings? I needed a physician I respected and trusted.

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BRIEF-Japan's JERA to buy stake in gas-fired U.S. power project

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Japan's JERA Co, a fuel joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power :

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Utah officer fired after forcible arrest of nurse

A Utah police officer has been fired after he forcibly arrested a nurse who refused to let him draw blood from an unconscious patient in July.

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Las Vegas gunman fired incendiary rounds at airport fuel tank, law enforcement sources say

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock fired special "incendiary" bullets at a 43,000-barrel fuel tank in what investigators believe was an attempt to cause an explosion, two law enforcement sources told CNN.

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Dutch government: shut down all coal-fired power plants by 2030

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The incoming Dutch government plans to shut all coal-fired power plants by the year 2030, it said in its coalition pact published on Tuesday.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on security guard before mass shooting

(Reuters) - The Las Vegas gunman opened fire on a security guard six minutes before he rained down bullets on a crowd and killed 58 people, officials said on Monday in a change to the timeline of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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What's next for fired film giant Harvey Weinstein

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Harvey Weinstein Is Fired After Sexual Harassment Reports

The Weinstein Company’s board announced Mr. Weinstein’s firing on Sunday, days after The New York Times reported on decades of harassment allegations.

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Harvey Weinstein fired by Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein has been fired from his position at the film company he co-founded, three days after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by the media mogul.

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How to get fired by Donald Trump (and how not to)

Lawyers, diplomats and strategists take note: If you're going to work for Donald Trump, there's a good chance you're going to have to squirm.

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Congressional baseball shooter fired at least 70 rounds, cased area for months

The shooting at a congressional baseball practice in June and the methods of the gunman behind it are described in the starkest detail yet in a report released Friday by Virginia officials.

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Your Money: ‘Dear Equifax: You’re Fired.’ If Only It Were That Easy.

Many readers — and numerous politicians — want Equifax to delete their credit files upon request and not collect any new data. Is that remotely possible?

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

Las Vegas Shooting: Gunman Fired at Tanks Filled With Jet Fuel

It was not clear whether Stephen Paddock had deliberately strafed the tanks, which were on airport property not far from the site of the massacre.

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BRIEF-Turquoise Hill hosts financial community visit to Oyu Tolgoi

* Conducted a financial community mine site visit to Oyu Tolgoi on October 3-5, 2017

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Gunman fired for 9 to 11 minutes, police say

It took about 10 minutes for Stephen Paddock to carry out the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

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BRIEF-Intuit hosts investor day and reaffirms first-quarter and fiscal 2018 guidance

* Intuit hosts investor day: reaffirms first-quarter and fiscal 2018 guidance

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Late night hosts hammer Congress over gun violence

Late-night hosts took time during their shows to address gun control and the mass shooting that happened at a country music festival in Las Vegas killing at least 59 people and injuring more than 500.

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Wells Fargo says rehires workers wrongly fired in accounts scandal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tim Sloan, the chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co , apologized for a phony accounts scandal and said the bank has hired back more than 1,000 workers wrongly fired or who left due to the wrongdoing, according to prepared Congressional testimony.

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UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo says rehires workers wrongly fired in accounts scandal

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Tim Sloan, the chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co, apologized for a phony accounts scandal and said the bank has hired back more than 1,000 workers wrongly fired or who left due to the wrongdoing, according to prepared Congressional testimony.

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A Word With: Adam Scott Does Not Believe in Ghosts

The actor talks about playing a paranormal investigator in Fox’s “Ghosted,” his role in “Big Little Lies,” and what he and his co-star Craig Robinson really believe.

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Fired by Trump, Bharara fires back

A lot has changed for Preet Bharara since March 11.

Football nytimes.com

Trump Says N.F.L. Players Who Take a Knee During National Anthem Should Be Fired

The highly charged remarks, made during a rally in Alabama, led to criticism from the league’s commissioner and an outcry from players.

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On podcast, Preet Bharara gives new details on why Donald Trump fired him

Preet Bharara, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York who President Donald Trump fired just three months into his presidency, says he believes that if he had stayed Trump would have asked him "to do something inappropriate."

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U.S. delays limits on toxic metals from coal-fired power plants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Wednesday postponed until 2020 new limits on toxic metals and other pollutants in the wastewater of coal-fired power plants, a delay welcomed by industry groups that had sought it but decried by environmental groups.

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Paris and LA confirmed as Olympic hosts

After three failed attempts and 12 years after the demoralizing and disheartening loss to the London bid in 2005, Paris has finally been awarded the Olympic Games it has craved.

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Goldman fixed-income trading to stay challenged in third quarter: Schwartz

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc President Harvey Schwartz said on Tuesday conditions for fixed-income trading have not improved much since the beginning of the year.

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Romanian coal-fired power plants need investment to curb pollution

DEVA, Romania (Reuters) - "I pollute to death," said the message projected by Greenpeace activists onto the Mintia coal-fired power plant in central Romania late on Thursday.

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Syrian army claims Israeli jets fired missiles at military post

The Syrian army says Israeli jets fired missiles at military targets in northwestern Syria killing two army personnel, Syrian state media reported Thursday.

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Utah cop who arrested nurse over blood draw fired from second job

(Reuters) - A Utah police detective accused of assaulting and unlawfully arresting a nurse after she refused to let him take a blood sample from an unconscious patient without a warrant was fired on Tuesday from his second job as a part-time ambulance driver.

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Tennis: Carreno Busta downs Schwartzman to reach U.S. Open semis

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta smacked 30 winners to down Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-4 6-4 6-2 and advance to his first-ever grand slam singles semi-final at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.

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Books of The Times: Faulkner and Other Ghosts Sing Through Jesmyn Ward’s New Novel

Ward’s third novel, “Sing, Unburied, Sing,” follows a tender teenager and his drug-addicted mother on a road trip.

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Cilic misses U.S. Open chance as Schwartzman progresses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former champion Marin Cilic had a golden chance to reach the U.S. Open final three years after lifting the trophy at Flushing Meadows, but the Croatian fifth seed blew it when he lost 4-6 7-5 7-5 6-4 against Argentine counter-puncher Diego Schwartzman in the third round on Friday.

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Cilic downed by Schwartzman as bottom half of U.S. Open opens up

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former champion Marin Cilic's U.S. Open campaign ended on Friday when the Croatian fifth seed was beaten 4-6 7-5 7-5 6-4 by Argentine counter-puncher Diego Schwartzman in the third round.

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Moment N. Korea fired missile over Japan

Footage of North Korea's Hwasong-12 missile launch has emerged after it was fired over Japanese soil on August 29.

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As White Nationalist in Charlottesville Fired, Police ‘Never Moved’

Pleas for help and a safety plan were ignored at a rally that turned deadly on Aug. 12, participants said. Both sides feel betrayed by law enforcement.

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MEDIA-KKR mulling sale of two French gas-fired power plants - Les Echos

PARIS, Aug 23 (Reuters) - ** U.S. private equity giant KKR & Co LP is considering selling two French gas-fired power plants and has mandated a financial firm to study options for the plants, financial daily Les Echos reported.

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Fired workers protest against U.S.-owned miner Freeport Indonesia

Aug 19 (Reuters) - Hundreds of workers laid off by Freeport Indonesia blocked routes and set trucks on fire near the company’s mines in the eastern province of Papua on Saturday, company officials said.

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Within hours of being fired, Trump's former chief strategist gets his old job back at far-right news site

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Analysis: He got fired, but Bannon still won

President Donald Trump dumped chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday, ending weeks of speculation that just such a dismissal was in the works.

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Dramatic video shows people scramble as shots are fired

Five armed attackers were shot dead while attempting to enter a tourist area in the small coastal town of Cambrils, south of Barcelona, police said. CNN's Becky Anderson has more.

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‘Wow’: Stunned TV Hosts Reacted in Real Time to Trump

President Trump’s fiery news conference left many on cable news networks searching for ways to describe what they had just seen, and partisan lines blurred in the process.

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BRIEF-CAPREIT ‍announces passing of president and CEO Thomas Schwartz​

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust:

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Engineer fired from Google for diversity views: 'I do not support the alt-right'

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Fired engineer: Google tried to shame me

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UPDATE 1-Union federation accuses Freeport of treating 'fired' Indonesia mine workers 'with contempt'

* Union group says Freeport treated "fired" workers "inhumanely"

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Union federation accuses copper miner Freeport of treating 'fired' workers 'with contempt'

JAKARTA, Aug 11 (Reuters) - IndustriALL Global Union, a federation of global workers unions, said on Friday that the Indonesian unit of copper miner Freeport McMoRan Inc and copper smelter PT Smelting treated "fired" workers "inhumanely and with contempt", urging both to reinstate the workers.

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Jeffrey Lord, Trump Defender on CNN, Is Fired for Using Nazi Slogan

Mr. Lord, a CNN contributor and stalwart Trump loyalist, was abruptly fired after posting “Sieg Heil” on Twitter in a heated exchange with the president of a media watchdog site.

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Woman fired after being pregnant at wedding may sue NYC synagogue

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan Jewish congregation known as the oldest in the United States must face a lawsuit claiming it illegally fired a employee after learning she was 19 weeks pregnant when she married, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Woman fired after being pregnant at wedding may sue NYC synagogue

NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) - A Manhattan Jewish congregation known as the oldest in the United States must face a lawsuit claiming it illegally fired a employee after learning she was 19 weeks pregnant when she married, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.

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Fired Google memo writer draws jeers, cheers and a job offer

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The male Google engineer fired for circulating a memo decrying the company's diversity hiring program became the center of a heated debate on sexism, drawing scorn, cheers and even a job offer on Tuesday from WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange.

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UPDATE 2-Fired Google memo writer draws jeers, cheers and a job offer

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The male Google engineer fired for circulating a memo decrying the company's diversity hiring program became the center of a heated debate on sexism, drawing scorn, cheers and even a job offer on Tuesday from WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange.

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Fired Google memo writer draws scorn, cheers and a job offer

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The male Google engineer fired for circulating a memo decrying the company's diversity hiring program became the center of a heated debate on sexism, drawing scorn, cheers and even a job offer on Tuesday from WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange.

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BRIEF-Google employee James Damore says was "fired for perpetuating gender stereotypes"

* Google employee James Damore says he was "fired for perpetuating gender stereotypes"

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Security source says initial information shows Islamic State fired rockets into Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese security source said there was initial information that Islamic State had fired seven Grad rockets into Lebanon on Monday from its enclave on the border with Syria, without causing any injuries.

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Fired by Trump, former Attorney Bharara launches podcast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney in Manhattan who became a scourge of Wall Street wrongdoers before President Donald Trump fired him in March, will soon have a new outlet to voice his criticism of the White House: a podcast.

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Two Fox hosts in limbo amid investigations

Eric Bolling will be missing from his center seat on the "Fox News Specialists" on Monday. He might be missing for a long time.

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Late night hosts slam Trump's immigration plan

Late night comedians take jabs at President Trump's proposed immigration legislation.

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Memo outlined Scaramucci's communications game plan. The next day, he was fired.

Anthony Scaramucci -- before his tenure as White House communications director came to an abrupt end -- had plans to make sweeping changes to the Trump administration's communications team, a June 30 memo shows.

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Fired FBI director Comey gets book deal

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China energy regulator raises targets for curbing coal-fired power

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's energy regulator on Monday said it was raising its targets for curbing coal-fired power capacity over the next few years, as the world's No.2 economy continues its drive against pollution.

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Japan environment minister urges Chubu Elec coal-fired power project be reconsidered

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's environment minister on Tuesday urged that Chubu Electric Power Co's plans for a major new coal-fired power plant be reconsidered, or even scrapped, amid growing concerns that Japan may miss emissions reductions targets.

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Iran: US Navy fired warning flares at ships

A US Navy aircraft carrier fired warning flares at Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps said, marking the latest aggressive encounter between the two nations

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Brooks: If Sessions fired, I'll give up seat

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) said he will give up his candidacy for the Senate and calls for other candidates to drop out of the race if President Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Sen. Graham vows 'holy hell to pay' if Jeff Sessions is fired

As President Donald Trump continues to publicly criticize Jeff Sessions, one of the attorney general's former colleagues is promising that if Sessions is fired, there will be "holy hell to pay."

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Graham: There will be holy hell to pay if Sessions is fired

Sen. Lindsey Graham says Donald Trump's recent behavior towards US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is "turning democracy upside down."

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Late night hosts roast Trump's transgender ban

Late night comedians shredded President Trump's three tweets about banning transgender people from the military.

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US fired warning shots at Iranian boat

A US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat Tuesday in the northern end of the Persian Gulf, according to two US defense officials.

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Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.

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RPT-Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis

NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.

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Trump to Tom Price: Get votes or you're fired

President Trump, in a campaign-style speech at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree, says if Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price doesn't deliver votes for the GOP's health care bill, he may have to tell Price he's "fired."

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Coons: Trump will pay price if Mueller fired

Democratic Senator Chris Coons told Jake Tapper that the President would pay a heavy price if he followed special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Prof says she was fired for pro-LGBT post

Ruthie Robertson is a life-long Mormon who supports equal rights for gay, lesbian and transgender individuals.

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India to phase out 5.5 GW of coal-fired power plants

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has identified 5.5 gigawatts (GW) of inefficient coal-fired power plants to be retired, Power Minister Piyush Goyal told lawmakers on Thursday, as the country looks to cut emissions and make better use of its coal reserves.

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Russia, U.S. duel at U.N. over whether North Korea fired long-range missile

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and Russia are waging rival campaigns at the United Nations Security Council over the type of ballistic missile fired by North Korea earlier this month as the U.S. pushes to impose stronger sanctions on Pyongyang over the test.

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BUZZ-Marubeni consortium gets contract for Indonesia gas-fired plant

** Marubeni Corp says a consortium of General Electric, PT Hutama Karya and itself has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract for a 780 megawatt gas-fired plant in Indonesia for about 41 billion yen

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BRIEF-Raytheon says U.S. Navy test fired two Raytheon-built Tomahawk cruise missiles

* Raytheon Co - U.S. Navy test fired two raytheon -built tomahawk cruise missiles from new submarine payload tubes on virginia-class uss north dakota

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Massachusetts court rules for woman fired for medical marijuana use

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' top court on Monday ruled that a woman who had been fired for testing positive for marijuana that she had been legally prescribed under state law could sue her former employer for handicap discrimination.

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Fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer 'devastated' for failing his hero

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The man who voiced Kermit the Frog for 27 years wrote an emotional letter about being fired, saying he was "devastated to have failed in my duty to my hero."

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Soccer: Hosts U.S. draw 1-1 with Panama in Gold Cup opener

NASHVILLE (Reuters) - United States' English-born Dom Dwyer got his second goal in two internationals before Panama's Miguel Camargo levelled as the teams drew 1-1 in their Group B Gold Cup opener on Saturday.

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Review: In ‘City of Ghosts,’ Fighting ISIS With Journalism

In this documentary, Matthew Heineman (“Cartel Land”) focuses on the gutsy Syrian citizen-journalist group called Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently.

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Airbnb says had proposed alternative to forcing Paris hosts to register rentals

PARIS (Reuters) - Short-term rental website Airbnb said on Thursday it had proposed for Paris and other large French cities to create automated limits to ensure its hosts did not rent their property beyond the 120 days a year legal limit for a main residence in France.

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UPDATE 1-Hoteliers welcome Paris decision forcing Airbnb hosts to register rentals

PARIS, July 5 (Reuters) - French hoteliers cheered on Wednesday a Paris City Council decision making it mandatory from December for people renting their apartments on short-term rental websites such as Airbnb to register their property with the town hall.

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Hoteliers welcome Paris decision forcing Airbnb hosts to register rentals

PARIS (Reuters) - French hoteliers cheered on Wednesday a Paris City Council decision making it mandatory from December for people renting their apartments on short-term rental websites such as Airbnb to register their property with the town hall.

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Venezuela's dissident state prosecutor expects to be fired

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court heard a petition on Tuesday to remove dissident state prosecutor Luisa Ortega, who was expecting the ax after alleging rights abuses and erosion of democracy under President Nicolas Maduro.

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Lucinda Chambers, Fired Vogue Director, Gives Fashion Industry a Kicking

Her candid interview about being dropped by the magazine and about the sector’s brutality has been the talk of Paris Couture.

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Shots fired in Little Rock night club

At least 17 people were shot at a club in Arkansas and one of the victims is in serious condition. Police have no motive for the shooting, and no arrests have been made.

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What the National Enquirer printed about MSNBC co-hosts

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Shots fired at New York City's Bronx Lebanon hospital: police

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shots were fired inside New York City's Bronx Lebanon hospital on Friday, police said, and local media reported that three doctors were wounded, while a gunman remained inside the building.

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MSNBC hosts charge Trump is unstable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two television hosts attacked by U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the Republican leader's mental health on Friday and accused him of trying to exert pressure on them over unfavorable coverage.

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TV hosts charge Trump is unstable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two television hosts attacked by U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the Republican leader's mental health on Friday and accused him of trying to exert pressure on them over unfavorable coverage.

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TV hosts charge Trump is unstable, accuse him of blackmail

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two television hosts attacked by U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the Republican leader's mental health on Friday and accused him of trying to exert pressure on them over unfavorable coverage, calling it blackmail.

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MSNBC hosts skip vacation to respond to Trump

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski and co-host Joe Scarborough called out President Trump's emotional health one day after his Twitter attack against them.

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Did Trump threaten 'Joe' co-hosts with National Enquirer story?

Is the White House using the National Enquirer to threaten and blackmail journalists?

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Co-hosts respond: 'Donald Trump is not well'

One day after being attacked by President Trump, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough are trying to turn the national conversation around, making it about the president's "erratic behavior" and his emotional health.

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Trump attacks 'Morning Joe' hosts on Twitter

President Trump personally attacked hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in statements he made on Twitter.

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Hosts Russia face struggle to improve ahead of World Cup

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's early Confederations Cup exit has sparked a wave of concern among fans as the 2018 World Cup hosts scramble to avoid another embarrassment at next year's finals.

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Professor fired after defending blacks-only event

Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey, has fired an adjunct professor after she defended a blacks-only event during a heated interview on Fox News.

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Democrat fired from state party post for saying he was 'glad' Scalise was shot

A member of the Nebraska Democratic Party was fired Thursday morning after an audio recording of him surfaced on YouTube saying he was "glad" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball game practice and wished the Louisiana Republican was dead.

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Best of Late Night: Late-Night Hosts Tear Into Senate Health Care Bill

Jimmy Kimmel said, “They’re calling the plan ‘Bettercare,’ as in, ‘Just imagine how much better this plan would be if the people who wrote it cared.’”

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Tapper on Trump tapes: 'The plan seems to have backfired'

On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump formally revealed what many within Washington, DC had already assumed: he does not, in fact, have recordings of his conversation with former FBI Chief James Comey.

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Kiev hosts largely incident-free gay pride march

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for gay pride in Kiev on Sunday, carrying banners and waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags in a parade flanked by a thick cordon of helmeted police.

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Police radio: 'I still have shots being fired'

As a gunman exchanged fire with Capitol Police officers defending a congressman and others at a Virginia baseball field Wednesday morning, local police swiftly set up a perimeter and called for more units.