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Nikkei hits highest level since 1991 as dollar weakening stops

TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to its highest level since late 1991 on Tuesday, as a firmer dollar supported exporter stocks and expectations for strong corporate earnings bolstered investor sentiment.

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GOP satisfaction with the country's direction at its highest since 2007

On the heels of a roaring stock market and Republicans' success in passing a tax plan, GOP satisfaction with the direction of the United States is now the highest it has been since 2007, according to a new Gallup poll released Monday.

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BRIEF-WEC Energy Group Increases Number Of Directors On Its Board To 14

* WEC ENERGY GROUP INC - ON JAN 10, 2018, BOARD INCREASED NUMBER OF DIRECTORS CONSTITUTING THE BOARD FROM 13 TO 14 Source text : [http://bit.ly/2qXSfl4] Further company coverage:

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Mountain gorilla numbers are up, predicts Rwanda ahead of census release

MUSANZE, Rwanda (Reuters) - A census of mountain gorillas due in March will likely show numbers have risen this decade, experts said during a ceremony to mark Rwanda's expansion of its Volcano National Park.

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METALS-Shanghai nickel touches highest since November on output concerns

BEIJING, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Nickel prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) climbed as much as 1 percent to their highest in almost two months on Thursday, tracking a rise in London a day earlier, as concerns over production outages lent support to the market. FUNDAMENTALS * SHFE NICKEL: The most traded Shanghai nickel was up 0.8 percent at 101,110 yuan ($15,529) a tonne at 0212 GMT, having earlier touched 102,380 yuan a tonne, its highest since Nov. 9. * LME NICKE

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ODs contribute to record number of organ donors

Though the number of lives lost to the US opioid epidemic continues to spike, it has also contributed to a record number of organ donations.

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U.S. oil hits highest since 2014, worries grow of overheated market

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices hit their highest since 2014 on Wednesday as OPEC-led production cuts and healthy demand helped to balance the market, but analysts warned of possible overheating.

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U.S. oil prices hit highest since 2014, but analysts warn of overheated market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices hit their highest since 2014 on Wednesday due to ongoing production cuts led by OPEC as well as healthy demand, although analysts cautioned that markets may be overheating.

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Oil prices hit highest since 2014, but analysts warn of overheated market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices hit their highest levels since 2014 on Wednesday due to ongoing production cuts led by OPEC as well as healthy demand, although analysts cautioned that markets may be overheating.

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Oil rises above $68 to highest since May 2015 on tighter market

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose further above $68 a barrel on Tuesday, touching its highest since May 2015, supported by OPEC-led production cuts and expectations U.S. crude inventories fell for an eighth week.

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Oil hits highest since May 2015 above $68 on tighter market

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose further above $68 a barrel briefly on Tuesday, touching its highest since May 2015, supported by OPEC-led production cuts and expectations U.S. crude inventories fell for an eighth week.

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European satellite launch firm Arianespace expects record number of launches for 2018

PARIS, Jan 9 (Reuters) - European satellite launch company Arianespace, facing competition from newcomers to its market, expects a record number of launches this year, which it said on Tuesday should stand it in good stead for strong future growth.

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U.S. oil prices hit highest since 2015, but doubts loom over rally

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices hit their highest since 2015 again on Tuesday as speculators bet on further price rises amid OPEC-led production cuts and a dip in American drilling activity, though some warned the rally could run out of steam.

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Analysis: 4 scary numbers for GOP in 2018

Over the weekend at Camp David, Republican congressional leaders huddled with President Donald Trump to talk about, among other things, the 2018 election.

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Japan's Nikkei share average hits highest since Nov 1991

TOKYO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average hit a 26-year high on Tuesday, helped by gains on Wall Street during a Japanese holiday and as a weaker yen lifted investors' appetite for risk.

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Winning Powerball numbers drawn for $570 million jackpot

(Reuters) - The winning numbers drawn for Saturday's estimated $570 million Powerball grand prize are: 12, 29, 30, 33, 61, and Powerball 26.

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Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of brutal 'killing fields' regime

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge on Sunday marked 39 years since the fall of the brutal regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million people.

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Opinion: For Doctors, Age May Be More Than a Number

A lack of experience is not necessarily a bad thing.

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Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

More than two million patients have been saved by advances in diagnosis and treatment since 1991, according to new data.

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Mega Millions numbers drawn for fourth largest jackpot in game's history

(Reuters) - Mega Millions numbers were drawn on Friday for estimated an $450 million jackpot, the fourth largest jackpot prize in the game's history, according to the California Lottery.

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Irn Bru, a Scottish Favorite, Loses Some Sugar

Makers of the popular soda in Scotland say they plan to reduce its sugar content. But some fans of the fizzy drink are not pleased.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks roar into 2018 with best weekly gains since July

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks and currencies had a strong start to the year fuelled by solid growth numbers, perky commodity markets and a tepid dollar with equities on track for the best weekly performance since July.

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UPDATE 1-UK new car sales record biggest drop since 2009

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - British new car sales recorded their biggest drop since 2009 last year, falling 5.7 percent due to uncertainty over potential new diesel charges and weakening consumer confidence since Brexit, an industry body said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Lactalis expands in low sugar yogurt with siggi's deal

Jan 5 (Reuters) - French dairy firm Lactalis said on Friday it had agreed to buy siggi's, the U.S.-based maker of Icelandic style skyr yogurts, for an undisclosed price.

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UK new car sales record biggest drop since 2009

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - British new car sales recorded their biggest drop since 2009 last year, falling by more than 5 percent due to uncertainty over potential new diesel charges and weakening consumer confidence since Brexit, an industry body said on Friday.

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Marijuana legalization by the numbers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he is rolling back Obama-era guidelines that stopped the federal government from enforcing its anti-marijuana laws in states that have marijuana-friendly laws, CNN reported Thursday.

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Oil at highest since 2015 on inventory drawdown, Iran unrest

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil rose on Thursday to its highest since May 2015, on concern about supply risks due to unrest in Iran and another decline in U.S. inventories as refining activity hit a 12-year high.

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'Hands off our Irn Bru': Scots vent fury at sugar cut in popular drink

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - It's known as Scotland's second national drink, but a change in the secret recipe for Irn Bru, a sticky-sweet fizzy beverage prized as a hangover cure, has prompted outrage...

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Oil hits highest since 2015 as Iran unrest spooks market

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose to its highest since May 2015 on Thursday, supported by unrest in Iran that has raised concerns about supply risks, cold weather in the United States which is boosting demand and OPEC-led output cuts.

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Stocks break records, oil reach highest since 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Market bulls resumed their charge on Thursday, as strong data from the world’s biggest economies sent stock index records tumbling and oil prices to their highest since mid-2015.

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U.S. private sector adds 250,000 jobs in December, biggest rise since March

(Reuters) - U.S. private employers added 250,000 jobs in December, marking the biggest monthly increase since March, a report by ADP Research Institute showed on Thursday.

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Oil at highest since 2015, as Iran unrest spooks market

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose further above $68 a barrel on Thursday to the highest since May 2015, supported by unrest in Iran that has raised concerns about supply risks, cold weather in the United States which is boosting demand and OPEC-led output cuts.

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Stocks records tumble, oil at highest since 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Market bulls resumed their charge on Thursday as strong data from the world’s biggest economies sent stock index records tumbling and oil prices to their highest since mid-2015.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks records tumble, oil at highest since 2015

LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Market bulls resumed their charge on Thursday as strong data from the world’s biggest economies sent stock index records tumbling and oil prices to their highest since mid-2015.

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Japan faces greatest danger since World War due to North Korea: PM

TOKYO (Reuters) - The security situation facing Japan is the most perilous since World War Two because of North Korea's "unacceptable" provocations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday and he vowed to bolster defenses to protect the Japanese people.

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Oil at highest since mid-2015 amid Iran tensions, tighter market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices on Thursday hit their highest in more than two and a half years, touching levels not seen since before a slump in commodity markets in 2014/15, boosted by tensions in key producer Iran and by ongoing OPEC-led output cuts.

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Nikkei rises to highest since January 1992

TOKYO, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to its highest level since January 1992 on Thursday, as it caught up to gains in global equities on Japan's first trading day of 2018.

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Japan's Topix rises to highest level since 1991

TOKYO, Jan 4 (Reuters) - The Topix share index rose to its highest level since 1991 on Thursday, catching up to global equities gains on Japan's first trading day of 2018.

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UPDATE 1-LIVE MARKETS-2017 sees record number of deals worldwide

* European stocks rise * Next drives retail sector up after strong Christmas update * Tech stocks, industrials make gains * MiFID II reforms, U.S. Fed FOMC minutes in focus Jan 3 (Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Kit Rees. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: kit.rees.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net 2017 sees record number of deal

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Oil hits highest since mid-2015, then dips

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices eased on Tuesday after hitting mid-2015 highs in early trading, as major pipelines in Libya and the UK restarted and U.S production soared to the highest in more than four decades.

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Analysis: Trump has averaged more than 5 falsehoods a day since he's been president

President Donald Trump has broken lots and lots of norms during his first 347 days as President. But none are as flagrant or as important as his casual relationship with the truth and utter lack of regard for being factual.

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Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015 on Iranian unrest

SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices posted their strongest opening to a year since 2014 on Tuesday, with crude rising to mid-2015 highs amid large anti-government rallies in Iran and ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia.

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Oil posts strongest year opening since 2014 as Iran unrest pushes up crude

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices posted their strongest opening to a year since 2014 on Tuesday, with crude rising to mid-2015 highs amid large anti-government rallies in Iran and ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia.

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Oil posts strongest year opening since 2014; Iran unrest pushes up crude

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices posted their strongest opening to a year since 2014 on Tuesday, with crude rising to mid-2015 highs amid large anti-government rallies in Iran and ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia.

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Oil rises to mid-2015 high in strongest year opening since 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices had their highest January opening since 2014 on Tuesday, with Brent and WTI crude prices rising to mid-2015 highs, supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia as well as strong demand.

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Oil marks highest January opening price since 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices had their highest January opening since 2014 on Tuesday, supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia as well as strong demand.

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Speculators cut net short dollar bets to lowest since November -CFTC, Reuters

NEW YORK, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Speculators reduced their net short U.S. dollar bets earlier this week to their lowest level since mid-November, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.

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Gold soars toward largest annual gain since 2010 on dollar boost

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold extended its rally to a three-month high on Friday, leaping toward its biggest one-year rise in seven years as a wilting U.S. dollar, political tensions and receding concerns over the impact of U.S. interest rate hikes fed into its rally.

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Oil up at year end, U.S. crude hits highest since mid-2015

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices rose above $60 a barrel on the final trading day of the year, touching their highest since mid-2015, as an unexpected fall in American output and a decline in commercial crude inventories stoked buying in generally thin trading.

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UPDATE 2-European shares score best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

* UK's FTSE, Spain's IBEX lag in 2017 (Adds details, closing prices)

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Gold breaks above $1,300/oz on way to best year since 2010

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold hit its highest in 2-1/2 months on Friday and remained on track for its biggest annual rise since 2010 as a wilting dollar, political tensions and receding concerns over the impact of U.S. interest rate hikes fed into its rally.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks, currencies enjoy best year since 2009

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Robust economic growth, a soft dollar and subdued borrowing costs helped emerging stocks race towards the 2017 finishing line on Friday as the year's best performing asset class, while many currencies also looked back on solid gains.

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UPDATE 1-European shares set for best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

* UK's FTSE, Spain's IBEX lag in 2017 (Adds detail and quote, updates prices)

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European shares set for best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - European stocks steadied in early deals on Friday, the final trading day of the year, and were set to record their strongest year of gains since 2013 thanks to a surge among tech stocks and a robust resources sector.

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U.S. oil prices hit highest since mid-2015 on surprise output drop

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices hit their highest levels since mid-2015 on the final trading day of the year as an unexpected fall in American production and a fall in commercial crude inventories stoked buying.

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U.S. oil prices climb to highest since mid-2015 on surprise output drop

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices hit their highest levels since mid-2015 on the last trading day of the year as an unexpected fall in American production, as well as a fall in commercial crude inventories, stoked buying.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. stock funds attract most cash since 2014 -Lipper

(Adds analyst quote, details on funds, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Investors poured $24.1 billion into U.S.-based stock funds in the week to Dec. 27, Lipper said on Thursday, sending a gift to equity markets already on pace to record a year of double-digit percentage gains. This marks the largest week of inflows for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) collectively since December 2014, according to the Thomson Reuters research service, an

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U.S. stock funds attract most cash since 2014: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors poured $24.1 billion into U.S.-based stock funds during the latest week, Lipper said on Thursday, sending a gift to equity markets already on pace to record a year of...

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U.S. stock funds attract most cash since 2014 -Lipper

NEW YORK, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Investors poured $24.1 billion into U.S.-based stock funds during the latest week, Lipper said on Thursday, sending a gift to equity markets already on pace to record a year of double-digit percentage gains.

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Do Australians Need a Sugar Intervention?

Since 1990, the number of obese adults in Australia has tripled. Can a region built on the sugar industry turn down the sweets?

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Oil soars, U.S. crude hits $60/bbl for first time since mid-2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices surged to 2-1/2-year highs and U.S. crude touched $60 a barrel in light trading volume on Tuesday, boosted by news of an explosion on a Libyan crude pipeline as well as voluntary OPEC-led supply cuts.

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Liberian Runoff Could Mark First Peaceful Transition of Power Since 1944

In a presidential runoff, voters are choosing between a soccer star, George Weah, and Vice President Joseph Boakai, to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

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Bitcoin recovers some losses after its worst week since 2013

SINGAPORE/TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose 15 percent on Tuesday, recouping about half of the losses it sustained last week, its worst since 2013, as investors who had missed out on earlier rallies bought the world's biggest and best-known digital currency.

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Bitcoin recoups some losses after its worst week since 2013

SINGAPORE/TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose 13 percent on Tuesday, recovering about half of the losses it sustained last week, its worst since 2013, as investors who missed out on earlier rallies bought the world's biggest and best-known digital currency.

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Americans are traveling in record numbers for holidays

A record number of Americans are expected to travel this holiday season, with AAA forecasting more than 100 million will spend the end of the year away from home.

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Bitcoin falls 30 percent, posts worst week since 2013

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin plunged by 30 percent to below $12,000 on Friday as investors dumped the cryptocurrency after its sharp rise to a peak close to $20,000 prompted warnings by experts of a bubble.

Search and Seizure nytimes.com

Privacy Complaints Mount Over Phone Searches at U.S. Border Since 2011

Complaints filed by people whose electronics were searched at the border without warrants highlight a growing debate over privacy, security and technology.

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Bitcoin plunges below $12,000, heads for worst week since 2013

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin plunged by a quarter to below $12,000 on Friday as investors dumped the cryptocurrency in manic trading after its blistering ascent to a peak close to $20,000 prompted warnings by experts of a bubble.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips, but on track for biggest weekly gain since Sept

TORONTO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped in early trade on Friday, with financial and energy stocks pulling back as bond yields and oil prices retreated.

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U.S. consumer spending rises more than expected; savings lowest since 2008

WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending accelerated in November amid an increase in demand for recreational goods and utilities, but the strong pace of consumption is unlikely to be sustained as savings dropped to their lowest level in more than nine years.

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Number of births in Japan to hit record low in 2017

TOKYO (Reuters) - The number of births in Japan this year has fallen to is lowest since records began more than a century ago with about 941,000 new babies, the health ministry said on Friday, proof if any were needed that it faces an aging and shrinking population.

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Largest equities outflows since Brexit as investors "sell the fact" on U.S. tax reform - BAML

LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The passage of a sweeping U.S. tax reform bill investors have been anxiously anticipating for months caused large redemptions in equities and bonds this week as a building consensus in the market suggested any benefits had already been priced in.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks set for biggest weekly gain since mid-Oct

LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks tracked developed equity markets higher on Friday and were set for the biggest weekly rise since October, while most emerging currencies were also finishing the week on a high against the dollar.

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Bitcoin plunges below $13,000, heads for worst week since 2013

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Bitcoin plunged below $13,000 on Friday after losing around a third of its value in just five days, with the digital currency on track for its worst week since 2013 after a blistering ascent to a peak close to $20,000 on Sunday.

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UPDATE 2-Bitcoin plunges below $13,000, heads for worst week since 2013

* Bitcoin moves known to be big and volatile (Adds quotes, details, updates prices)

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Sylvester Stallone 'categorically disputes' claim of 1990s sexual assault

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Sylvester Stallone on Thursday denied an accusation that he raped a woman in the 1990s and said the allegation was "completely fabricated."

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BRIEF-F.N.B. Corp Says On Boards Of Co, Unit Increased Number Of Directors Of Each Organization From 13 To 15

* F.N.B. CORP- ON DEC 20, BOARDS OF CO, UNIT,FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PENNSYLVANIA, INCREASED NUMBER OF DIRECTORS OF EACH ORGANIZATION FROM 13 TO 15 Source text (http://bit.ly/2BWR61u) Further company coverage:

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Growing number of U.S. hospitals can’t treat kids

(Reuters Health) - - A growing number of children who show up in U.S. emergency rooms can’t get the treatment they need at their local hospital and need to be transferred elsewhere for care, a new study suggests.

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Trump aides hope win on taxes will stem slide in poll numbers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Near the end of President Donald Trump's rocky first year in office, White House aides view imminent victory on a tax overhaul as a starting point to strengthen his weak approval ratings ahead of key congressional elections next November.

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Fighting in eastern Ukraine worst since February: OSCE

KIEV/NOVOLUHANSKE, Ukraine (Reuters) - Fighting in eastern Ukraine has escalated to the worst level in months, officials monitoring the conflict said on Tuesday, after the shelling of a frontline village wounded eight civilians and destroyed or damaged dozens of homes.

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A Pierce County, Washington official tweeted that 'injuries and casualties reported, numbers to come'

Basketball nytimes.com

On Pro Basketball: For Kobe Bryant, a Double Salute, With Two Numbers Headed to the Rafters

For two decades in the N.B.A., Bryant was almost singular in his intensity. And on Monday night, the numbers he wore — No. 8 and 24 — will be retired.

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Alpine skiing: Veith wins first race since injury, Vonn pulls out

VAL D'ISERE, France (Reuters) - Olympic champion Anna Veith won her first race since suffering a serious knee injury more than two years ago when she took the Super G at Val d'Isere on Sunday while American Lindsey Vonn withdrew due to a sore knee.

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Analysis: One number that suggests a Democratic wave is coming

In the aftermath of Roy Moore's stunning Senate election loss in Alabama on Tuesday night, Republicans were quick to note that the circumstances in the state made drawing any conclusions impossible.

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Record number of Americans to travel during Christmas holiday: AAA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. travelers will hit the roads, rails and skies this Christmas holiday in their largest numbers on record, lured by cheap plane tickets and a growing economy, the nation's largest motor advocacy group said on Thursday.

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Analysis: 8 numbers that should terrify Republicans

The Alabama Senate race is over. Doug Jones -- improbably -- is coming to Washington as the next senator from the state. Roy Moore isn't.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ouster

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on Tuesday.

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Brent crude jumps above $65 for 1st time since 2015 after North Sea pipeline outage

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel for the first time since 2015 after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts.

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Brent crude jumps above $65 for first time since 2015 after North Sea pipeline outage

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel for the first time since 2015 after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supplies from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts.

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BRIEF-Stanley Furniture Says Board Voted To Decrease Number Of Directors By One - SEC Filing‍​

* STANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY - BOARD VOTED TO DECREASE NUMBER OF DIRECTORS BY ONE EFFECTIVE UPON GLENN PRILLAMAN’S RESIGNATION - SEC FILING‍​

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Venezuela's oil sales to U.S. fell in Nov to lowest level since 2003

HOUSTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Venezuela's crude oil exports to the United States fell in November to their lowest level since January 2003, when a strike knocked down the country's output, due to sanctions and a steep production decline, according to Reuters data.

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

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

Fires and Firefighters nytimes.com

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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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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GOP tax plan has tight timeline and tough poll numbers

The lobbying bonanza has officially kicked into high gear. Name the industry or interest group and they've been on the Hill the last 48 hours to try and persuade, defend or outright defeat various provisions in a tax overhaul that all involved see as a train that's not only moving, but almost to its final destination.

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Japan's Nikkei posts biggest fall since late March

TOKYO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell 2 percent on Wednesday, its biggest percentage drop since late March, with selling accelerating after a break of a key technical support level from its 25-day moving average.

Olympic Games nytimes.com

Banned From Winter Olympics, Russia Faces Greatest Sports Crisis Since Soviet Era

The decision carries the whiff of history, although back then the conflicts were rooted in political ideology rather than performance-enhancing drugs.

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U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's office has spent $3.2 million since May: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office has spent about $3.2 million so far as part of its ongoing probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the Justice Department revealed Tuesday in a report.

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Special Counsel Mueller's office has spent $3.2 million since May: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office has spent about $3.2 million so far as part of its ongoing probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the Justice Department revealed Tuesday in a report.

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UK new car sales on course for first annual drop since 2011

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations dropped 5 percent in the year to date, putting them on track for the first annual fall since 2011, hit by weaker consumer confidence and uncertainty over the future of diesel, an industry body said on Tuesday.

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Analysis: Very scary number for GOP in 2018

One of the best ways to gauge the relative health of a political party's brand is to see how willing people are to say they identify with the party. Which is why new Gallup poll numbers on party identification should worry Republicans heading into an election year.

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OPEC oil output falls in November to lowest since May

LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC oil output fell in November by 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) to its lowest since May, a Reuters survey found, pressured by a drop in Angolan and Iraqi exports, strong compliance with a supply cut deal and involunary declines.

Diabetes nytimes.com

Take a Number: Two Hidden Cancer Causes: Diabetes and Obesity

The conditions played a role in nearly 800,000 cases of cancer worldwide in 2012, researchers reported.

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Whereabouts of Egyptian ex-PM unknown since deportation home: family

CAIRO (Reuters) - The family of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik said on Sunday it has lost contact with him since they say he was deported from the United Arab Emirates to Cairo just days after announcing his intention to run for president next year.

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Voyager fires thrusters for first time since 1980

NASA scientists are able to fire up a set of thrusters on Voyager 1 for the first time since 1980, allowing the spacecraft to orient itself in interstellar space, 13 billion miles from Earth.

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Fetuses grow differently in obese women

(Reuters Health) - Obese pregnant women who don’t have serious medical problems are still more likely to have unusually large babies than mothers who aren’t obese, a recent study suggests.

businessNews reuters.com

New York Times cuts number of free articles on website

(Reuters) - The New York Times on Friday reduced the number of free articles it will offer most non-subscribers to five from 10 in an effort to make more money from readers.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

Number of DACA Applications Stuck in the Mail Tops 900

Lawyers had put the number of renewals rejected because of Postal Service problems closer to 100. Now their clients have to reapply for work permits.

healthNews reuters.com

Forecast predicts over half of U.S. children will be obese by age 35

(Reuters Health) - Nearly three in five children in the U.S. today are destined to be obese when they reach their 35th birthday, according to a new projection.

cnn.com

Sen. Scott: Tax reform not about numbers

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) says the goal of tax reform is to deliver money back to people who are struggling and feel "stuck in the shadows."

cnn.com

For 1st time since end of the Cold War, Hawaii will test nuclear sirens

Hawaii is taking those threats from North Korea seriously.

environmentNews reuters.com

Cuba begins harvest of weather-battered sugar crop

HAVANA (Reuters) - The first of Cuba's 53 sugar mills has opened for what is expected to be a poor harvest after 18 months of drought, followed by damage to the crop and mills from Hurricane Irma in September.

worldNews reuters.com

Turkish PM says EU confused since Brexit, needs to revisit Turkey's future place

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union is "entirely confused" since Britain voted to leave the bloc and it needs to revisit its vision for enlargement and Turkey's place in that, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-EU banks have cut exposure to Britain since Brexit vote

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Banks on mainland Europe have cut their exposures to Britain since the Brexit vote last year and are concerned about the legality of cross-border deals once the UK leaves, the European Union's banking watchdog said on Friday.

cnn.com

As ISIS retreats, US is set to reveal troop numbers in Syria

The US currently has approximately 2,000 troops in Syria on an ongoing basis, mainly special operations forces, according to several defense officials.

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EU banks have cut exposure to Britain since Brexit vote

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Banks on mainland Europe have cut their exposures to Britain since the Brexit vote last year and are concerned about the legality of cross-border deals once the UK leaves, the European Union's banking watchdog said on Friday.

worldNews reuters.com

Thai PM reshuffles cabinet for the fifth time since coup

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has reshuffled his cabinet, a statement published in the Royal Gazette said on Friday, the fifth change in his administration since he took power in 2014.

Appointments and Executive Changes nytimes.com

Emmerson Mnangagwa Is Sworn In as Zimbabwe’s 2nd President Since 1980

The former vice president succeeded the leader he helped to topple, Robert Mugabe, who had held the office since independence 37 years ago.

Maritime Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

U.S. Navy Ends Search for 3 Sailors Missing Since Plane Crash Near Japan

“Our thoughts and prayers are with our lost shipmates and their families,” Rear Adm. Marc Dalton said on Friday.

cnn.com

Trump to troops: You're 'really winning' since I took office

Speaking to five branches of the military serving overseas via satellite from Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump highlighted how the US military is "really winning" since he took office.

cnn.com

Trump's tweets since Moore scandal

President Donald Trump spoke out directly on the allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. CNN's Brooke Baldwin breaks down everything President Donald Trump has tweeted about other than Roy Moore.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. oil rig count up in Nov, first monthly build since July -Baker Hughes

By Scott DiSavino Nov 22 (Reuters) - U.S. energy companies this week added oil rigs, with the monthly rig count rising for the first time since July as crude prices traded near their highest levels since the summer of 2015. Drillers added nine oil rigs in the week to Nov. 22, bringing the total count up to 747, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said in its closely followed report on Wednesday. Baker Hughes released the rig count

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UPDATE 7-U.S. crude extends rally to $58, first time since 2015

* Keystone crude deliveries to U.S. cut by 85 pct through Nov

companyNews reuters.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, energy stocks up as oil at highest since July 2015

TORONTO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose in early trade on Wednesday, with energy stocks gaining as U.S. crude prices hit highs last seen in July 2015.

cnn.com

Wife: Rand Paul hasn't taken a single breath without pain since attack

The average person takes 20,000 breaths a day. Since November 3, my husband, Rand Paul, has not taken a single one without pain. He has not had a single night's sleep uninterrupted by long periods of difficult breathing or excruciating coughing.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 6-U.S. crude extends rally to $58, first time since 2015

* Keystone crude deliveries to U.S. cut by 85 pct through Nov

War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity nytimes.com

Ratko Mladic Is Convicted in 1990s Slaughter of Bosnian Muslims

The Bosnian Serb general was given a life sentence. His trial for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide began in 2012.

cnn.com

By the numbers: The Trump orbit's contacts with Russians

Here is a look, by the numbers, at all the known contacts between Trump associates and Russians. From meetings to emails, to text messages and Skype sessions, these lists have been growing throughout the year as more details drip out in the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections.

worldNews reuters.com

Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since resigning as PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri landed in Beirut on Tuesday, his media office said, returning home for the first time since he resigned as Lebanon's prime minister in a broadcast from Saudi Arabia and plunged his country into political crisis,

Sugar nytimes.com

Sugar Industry Long Downplayed Potential Harms

The sugar industry funded animal research in the 1960s on sugar’s effects on heart health, then buried data suggesting sugar could be harmful.

cnn.com

Controversial sugar industry study resurfaces

Researchers have discovered a 1960s sugar industry-funded study that they say links a high-sugar diet to high blood cholesterol levels and cancer in rats. The study never published and has long been forgotten, until now.

cnn.com

The days of net neutrality are numbered

healthNews reuters.com

Help obese kids avoid weight stigma, doctors advise

(Reuters Health) - Shaming kids about their weight doesn’t encourage them to shed excess pounds, U.S. doctors warn.

sportsNews reuters.com

Dimitrov snaps Sock jinx, rises to world number three

LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov stood one win away from the biggest title of his career on Saturday after ending his Jack Sock jinx to reach the final of the season-ending ATP Finals at the 02 Arena.

cnn.com

Republicans and Democrats offer wildly different views of what the Senate tax plan will do. We ran the numbers

topNews reuters.com

Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears in public for first time since army took charge

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe appeared in public on Friday for the first time since the army took charge this week, as the ruling party made plans to force him to step down after more than three decades in power.

cnn.com

Fighting salt and sugar cravings, with spicy food

sportsNews reuters.com

Former number one Donald in hospital after heart scare

(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald was admitted to a Georgia hospital after feeling prolonged chests pains, the English golfer said in a social media post on Thursday.

healthNews reuters.com

Slightly elevated blood sugar not tied to higher risk of heart attack

(Reuters Health) - For people who already have cardiovascular problems, having high blood sugar below the cutoff for diabetes diagnosis doesn’t raise the risk of potentially fatal heart “events,” a recent study suggests.

domesticNews reuters.com

Record number of Americans forecast to travel over Thanksgiving weekend: AAA

(Reuters) - Travelers will hit the roads, rails and skies this Thanksgiving holiday in their largest numbers in more than a decade, lured by cheap plane tickets and a growing economy, the nation's largest motor advocacy group said.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-New Concept Energy says number of board members reduced to four

* New Concept Energy says ‍following James​ Huffstickler's resignation, number of members of board of directors was reduced to four - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2AI2UQU) Further company coverage:

businessNews reuters.com

Global stocks set for longest run of losses since March, euro shines

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set for their longest losing streak in more than six months on Wednesday as weaker commodities weighed, while the euro hit its highest levels in three weeks.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks set for longest losing streak since March, euro shines

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - World stocks were set for their longest losing streak in more than six months on Wednesday as weaker commodities weighed, while the euro hit its highest levels in three weeks.

worldNews reuters.com

Rainbow celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australians have voted overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage, paving the way for legislation by the end of 2017 and sparking rainbow celebrations on Wednesday, with people wearing wedding dresses and sequined suits and declaring "our love is real".

topNews reuters.com

Australians overwhelmingly support same-sex marriage, paving way for legislation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australians voted overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriage in a national survey, paving the way for legislation to make the country the 26th nation to formalize the unions and sparking colorful celebrations on Wednesday.

cnn.com

Australians vote an overwhelming 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Australia has said "yes" to legalizing same-sex marriage after a controversial two-month long national postal survey.

topNews reuters.com

Australians support same-sex marriage in survey, paving way for legislation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The majority of Australians support same-sex marriage, a national survey showed on Wednesday, paving the way for legislation to make the country the 26th nation to formalize the unions by the end of the year.

technologyNews reuters.com

Britain targets tech talent by doubling visa numbers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to double the number of visas available to exceptional workers in areas like digital technology and science to 2,000 to help retain an edge after Brexit.

Soft Drinks nytimes.com

Take a Number: Americans Are Putting Down the Soda Pop

Children and adults are downing sugary drinks far less often than they used to, a new study finds.

topNews reuters.com

Senate reaches deal to cut number of systemically important banks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators said on Monday they had reached a tentative deal to cut the number of banks labeled systemically risky, in a major step forward for efforts to roll back regulations enacted following the 2008 financial crisis.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks on longest losing streak since Sept, rand rocked again

* Rand hits one-year low as talk of Treasury resignation swirls

sportsNews reuters.com

Federer has no regrets at finishing year number two

LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer says he does not regret passing up the chance to topple great rival Rafael Nadal from the top of the world rankings at the ATP Finals in London this week.

cnn.com

Texas church holds first service since mass shooting

The congregation of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held a service on Sunday, one week after a gunman opened fire in the church, killing 25 people and an unborn child in the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

companyNews reuters.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides, but notches longest weekly win streak since 1996

TORONTO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index finished lower for a third straight session on Friday, but it managed to rise for the full week, notching its longest weekly winning streak in more than two decades.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-European shares suffer worst day since June as earnings underwhelm

* ECB supervisor lifts Italian banks, results help Commerzbank

cnn.com

Tapper: Do the numbers reflect a 'Trump referendum'?

CNN's Jake Tapper looks into the numbers from the Virginia governor's race to see if they reflect a referendum on President Donald Trump.

domesticNews reuters.com

Texas and Florida due to execute men for 1990s murders

(Reuters) - Two states are scheduled to execute convicted murderers on Wednesday night, one who would be the third executed in Florida since August and one whose planned execution in Texas has raised the ire of Mexican officials and two United Nations experts.

cnn.com

Trump will be first foreign leader to dine in Forbidden City since 1949

Donald Trump will receive an honor in Beijing not granted to any US President since the founding of the People's Republic of China: official dinner inside the Forbidden City.

cnn.com

Market rally is 3rd best since World War II

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-U.S.-based bond ETFs post $78 mln outflows in week, 1st withdrawals since March -ICI

* U.S.-based stock ETFs attract $3 bln in week ended Nov. 1, lowest net inflows since Sept. 27 -ICI

businessNews reuters.com

One-year since Trump's win, U.S. funds enjoy strong growth

LONDON (Reuters) - Assets managed by U.S.-based funds have grown substantially, led by equity funds, since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential elections a year ago.

companyNews reuters.com

Japan's Nikkei tops 22,750.70 to hit highest level since 1992

TOKYO, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei jumped to a level not seen since 1992 on Tuesday morning as foreign investors chased the market higher on hopes for strong earnings from Japan Inc.

domesticNews reuters.com

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

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

sportsNews reuters.com

Golf: Park projected to take world number one ranking from Ryu

IBARAKI, JAPAN (Reuters) - Park Sung-hyun is projected to take over the women's world number one ranking after fellow South Korean Ryu So-yeon finished equal 33rd at the TOTO Japan Classic on Sunday.

topNews reuters.com

Australians protest against unfolding 'emergency' in offshore detention camp

SYDNEY (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people protested in Australia on Saturday against the treatment of hundreds of asylum seekers in an offshore detention center that the United Nations has described as an "unfolding humanitarian emergency".

cnn.com

Trump opened the floodgates. Dem women running for office in record numbers

Kimberly Anne Tucker wanted to be part of a movement. To fight against the Donald Trump presidency that she saw as full of hateful rhetoric, much of it misogynistic.

healthNews reuters.com

Millions either malnourished or obese in global nutrition crisis

LONDON (Reuters) - Almost every country in the world now has serious nutrition problems, either due to over-eating leading to obesity or a lack of food leading to undernutrition, according to a major study published on Saturday.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. oil rig count falls by most in week since May 2016 -Baker Hughes

Nov 3 (Reuters) - U.S. energy companies cut eight oil rigs this week, the biggest reduction since May 2016, extending a drilling decline that started over the summer when prices slipped below $50 a barrel. The oil rig count fell to 729 in the week to Nov. 3, the lowest level since May, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said in its closely followed report on Friday. The rig count, an early indicator of future output, is still much hi

cnn.com

The 13 most shocking moments since Trump was elected

PersonalFinance reuters.com

U.S.-based stock funds take in most cash since May: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors stockpiled $19.3 billion in U.S.-based equity funds during October, ending a streak of outflows for the funds since May, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S.-based stock funds take in most cash since May -Lipper

NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Investors stockpiled $19.3 billion in U.S.-based equity funds during October, ending a streak of outflows for the funds since May, according to Lipper data on Thursday.

worldNews reuters.com

Weak international solidarity pushing up numbers of displaced: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - About 66 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide and weak international cooperation and solidarity are behind the rising numbers, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, said on Thursday.

businessNews reuters.com

Bank of England takes slow lane after first rate hike since 2007

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England raised interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years on Thursday but said it expected only "very gradual" further increases as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, sending sterling down sharply.

healthNews reuters.com

Obese children may have more asthma complications

(Reuters Health) - Children with asthma who are also obese are admitted to the hospital more often for asthma complications, according to a recent study in Japan.

worldNews reuters.com

Supreme Leader Khamenei says U.S. is Iran's 'number one enemy'

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States is Iran's "number one enemy" and Tehran will never succumb to Washington's pressure over a multinational nuclear deal, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a televised speech on Thursday.

businessNews reuters.com

Bank of England set to raise rates for first time since 2007

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England looks set to raise interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years on Thursday, despite economic growth appearing weaker than before any other increase in borrowing costs in the past two decades.

worldNews reuters.com

Supreme Leader Khamenei says U.S. is Iran's 'number one enemy': TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States is Iran's "number one enemy" and Tehran will never succumb to Washington's pressure over a multinational nuclear deal, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a televised speech on Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Xilinx - ‍board fixed number of directors that constitute board at eleven

* Xilinx Inc - ‍board fixed number of directors that constitute board at eleven - SEC filing​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2xMBA2V) Further company coverage:

sportsNews reuters.com

Nadal to end the year as world number one after Paris win

PARIS (Reuters) - Spain's Rafa Nadal made sure he would top the ATP rankings at the end of the season when he beat South Korea's Chung Hyeon 7-5 6-3 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday.

companyNews reuters.com

Bunge hedges half next year's sugar sales -exec

NEW YORK, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Bunge Ltd has hedged about half of its sugar sales next year and about 75-80 percent this year, the agribusiness company's chief financial officer told investors on Wednesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Stocks clock up fresh records as oil hits highest since mid-2015

LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets notched up a fresh record high on Wednesday, powered by a 3 percent jump in basic resources shares after oil prices hit their highest since mid-2015 and by robust earnings from companies such as Sony.

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-Rookies and robots brace for first UK rate rise since 2007

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Financial markets braced this week for what could be the Bank of England's first rate rise in a decade - a step into the unknown for a generation of young traders who started work after 2007 but also for the state-of-the-art technology they use.

cnn.com

No surgery for smokers or the obese: New policy stirs debate

Two issues are the cause of a plethora of diseases and health conditions affecting people worldwide: smoking and obesity.

Stanford Literary Lab nytimes.com

Reading by the Numbers: When Big Data Meets Literature

Franco Moretti of the Stanford Literary Lab has urged critics to stop reading books and start crunching them as data. What is the by-the-numbers approach adding up to?

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. consumer spending grows at fastest pace since 2009, savings drop

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.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. consumer spending grows at fastest pace 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.

businessNews reuters.com

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.

sportsNews reuters.com

Halep gains consolation from year-end number one status

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Simona Halep is still searching for her first grand slam title but the Romanian admits the consolation of ending the year as world number one will help to motivate her for another tilt at a major title breakthrough next season.

cnn.com

Number of women accusing Halperin grows to at least a dozen

cnn.com

Rose McGowan to make 1st appearance since Weinstein scandal

One of Harvey Weinstein's most high-profile accusers is scheduled to make her first public appearance since charges of sexual harassment against the mogul came to light three weeks ago.

cnn.com

Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

Does sugar, which makes all things delicious, lead to cancer?

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Nissan said to have conducted faulty inspections since 1979 - Bloomberg

* Nissan said to have conducted faulty inspections since 1979 - Bloomberg citing source Source text - https://bloom.bg/2yR22K4 Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

healthNews reuters.com

Young diabetics may check sugar more when money’s at stake

(Reuters Health) - Teens and young adults with diabetes may do a better job of checking their blood sugar when they get daily financial incentives than when there’s no cash on the line, a recent experiment suggests.

cnn.com

Twitter admits overstating user numbers for years

For years, Twitter has struggled to impress Wall Street investors with its lackluster user numbers.

cnn.com

Trump has granted Fox News 19 interviews since inauguration

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Mutual funds, ETFs nab $20.77 billion for week ended Oct. 18, biggest since June

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Total estimated inflows to long-term mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $20.77 billion for the week ended Oct. 18, the biggest attraction of cash since mid-June,...

Antibiotics nytimes.com

‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ Causes 2nd Death in Texas Since Hurricane Harvey

A 31-year-old man, Josue Zurita, had been working to repair houses in Galveston when he injured his arm, and the wound became infected.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Adtran ‍says is working with nbn to advance high-speed broadband access to Australians​

* ‍Announced it is working with nbn to advance high-speed broadband access to citizens of Australia​