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Apple to release software update to resolve iPhone slowdown: CEO

(Reuters) - Apple Inc will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, Chief Executive Tim Cook told ABC News.

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Wells Fargo says resolved payment duplication glitch

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said on Thursday it resolved an internal processing error that resulted in customers' online bill payments being processed twice.

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Sotheby's displays surrealist Magritte and rare works by other artists

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Paintings by Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte will be displayed by Sotheby's in Brussels this week among dozens of rare art works before being sold at auction.

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Macedonia told to resolve Greece dispute and implement reforms to join NATO

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Macedonia's must resolve a decades-long dispute over its name, implement judicial reform and build good relations with neighboring countries to join NATO, the Western military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Toshiba reaches deal to help resolve Westinghouse bankruptcy, rebuild finances

* Toshiba to sell claims in Westinghouse to group led by Baupost

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Rare photos of Soviet space ambitions

In 1957, a small shiny sphere started the Space Age and ushered the world into the most heated decade of the Cold War.

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Assistant to Goldman Sachs Executive Stole and Sold His Rare Wines, U.S. Says

Prize bottles of wine valued at more than $1.2 million were surreptitiously sold, prosecutors said.

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U.S. clears Chinese acquisition in rare move

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Beijing-based Naura Microelectronics Equipment Co Ltd has completed a deal to buy U.S. semiconductor manufacturing equipment company Akrion Systems LLC, in a rare instance of the U.S. government approving such an acquisition, attorneys for Naura said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Xerox- Have Reviewed Letter From Deason And Believe His Assertions And Characterizations Are "False And Misleading"‍​

* XEROX- HAVE REVIEWED LETTER FROM DEASON AND BELIEVE HIS ASSERTIONS AND CHARACTERIZATIONS ARE "FALSE AND MISLEADING"‍​

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BRIEF-Keane Announces Upsize And Pricing Of Public Secondary Offering By Selling Stockholder

* KEANE ANNOUNCES UPSIZE AND PRICING OF PUBLIC SECONDARY OFFERING BY SELLING STOCKHOLDER

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Tortured, starved California children rarely seen outside home: neighbors

PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - The 13 California siblings who police said were starved and chained to beds by their parents rarely left their disheveled house and, when they did, appeared small and pale and acted strangely, neighbors said.

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Argentina to allow short-selling in capital markets

BUENOS AIRES, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Argentina will allow short-selling in its capital markets, according to a resolution published by the securities regulator in the country's official gazette on Monday, part of President Mauricio Macri's efforts to open the country to investment.

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Israel's Netanyahu pushes for India free trade deal during rare visit

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Israel will begin work on a free trade pact that Israel has been pushing for, officials said on Monday, as Benjamin Netanyahu began a first visit by an Israeli prime minister in 15 years.

Prisons and Prisoners nytimes.com

Big City: Selling Prisoners Cheetos, Not Chomsky

The governor canceled a program that would have limited the books inmates could receive, but the larger problems with marketing to prisoners persist.

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CORRECTED-Spark's planned price for Luxturna gene therapy for rare blindness too high -ICER

Jan 12 (Reuters) - The proposed price for Spark Therapeutics Inc's groundbreaking one-time gene therapy for a rare form of blindness is far too high, an independent U.S. nonprofit organization that evaluates clinical and cost effectiveness of new medicines said on Friday.

Kardashian, Kim nytimes.com

The Operative: Kardashian Bestie Simon Huck Is Selling You Beer and Shampoo

Along with that friendship, the secrets to his success include constant phone use, regular workouts and getting up very, very early.

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Spark's planned price for Luxturna gene therapy for rare blindness too high: ICER

(Reuters) - The proposed price for Spark Therapeutics Inc's groundbreaking one-time gene therapy for a rare form of blindness is far too high, an independent U.S. nonprofit organization that evaluates clinical and cost effectiveness of new medicines said on Friday.

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Spark's planned price for Luxturna gene therapy for rare blindness too high -ICER

Jan 12 (Reuters) - The proposed price for Spark Therapeutics Inc's groundbreaking one-time gene therapy for a rare form of blindness is far too high, an independent U.S. nonprofit organization that evaluates clinical and cost effectiveness of new medicines said on Friday.

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Best-selling snow boots for guys and gals

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N.F.L. Playoffs: Eagles Are a Rare Top-Seeded Underdog

Philadelphia was once a Super Bowl favorite, but Nick Foles’ poor play at quarterback has them expected to lose at home in the divisional round.

Accordions nytimes.com

Character Study: The Squeezebox Surgeon

From a nondescript suburban house in New Jersey, Guenadiy Lazarov runs one of the most heralded accordion repair shops in the business.

Global Warming nytimes.com

That Recent Brutally Cold Weather? It’s Getting Rarer.

With climate change warming the Arctic air, researchers say, cold snaps are getting warmer. The recent spell of cold was an outlier.

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BRIEF-Keane Group Files For Offering 6 Mln Shares Of Common Stock By The Selling Stockholder

* KEANE GROUP INC FILES FOR OFFERING 6.0 MILLION SHARES OF COMMON STOCK BY THE SELLING STOCKHOLDER - SEC FILING Source text: [http://bit.ly/2D1Lvax] Further company coverage:

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Businesswoman’s Fate a Test of China’s Resolve on North Korea

The fate of Ma Xiaohong, and the business empire she built on trade with North Korea, has become a measure of China’s willingness to confront its neighbor.

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GoPro CEO: We're 'absolutely' open to selling company

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Lawmaker claims 'character makeup' makes blacks more susceptible to marijuana

A Kansas state legislator has stepped down from the chairmanship of a Kansas House committee after he said African-Americans were more susceptible to marijuana because of "their character makeup" and "their genetics."

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BRIEF-Melinta Therapeutics Files For Resale Of Up To 6.9 Mln Shares By Selling Stockholders

* MELINTA THERAPEUTICS INC FILES FOR RESALE OF UP TO 6.9 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK BY SELLING STOCKHOLDERS - SEC FILING‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2EqugN6) Further company coverage:

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Get a rare look inside White House

Members of Congress attend a bipartisan meeting at the White House concerning the immigration bill.

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Greece, FYROM to make new effort to resolve name dispute

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) agreed on Tuesday to make a renewed effort to settle a dispute over the latter's name which has been dragging on for decades and holding up its aspirations of joining the EU.

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North, South Korea agree to resolve issues through dialogue

SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea on Tuesday agreed on negotiations to resolve problems and military talks aimed at averting accidental conflict, after their first official dialogue in more than two years, as Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program fuels tension.

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In rare inter-Korean talks, North pledges 'invaluable' gift

SEOUL (Reuters) - The last North Korean to cross this heavily militarized border was shot by his own comrades, and barely escaped with his life.

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North and South Korea begin rare talks

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North and South Korea about to begin rare talks

After more than a year of mounting tensions on the Korean Peninsula, we might finally be seeing something different.

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GoPro considering selling itself, hires J.P. Morgan: source

(Reuters) - GoPro Inc is considering selling itself and has hired J.P. Morgan to help it with the process, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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Humira’s Best-Selling Drug Formula: Start at a High Price. Go Higher.

AbbVie’s anti-inflammatory drug Humira was never cheap, selling for about $19,000 a year in 2012. It’s gone up by 100 percent since then.

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BRIEF-Riot Blockchain Files For Disposition From Time To Time Of 3.3 Mln Shares Of Common Stock By Selling Stockholders

* RIOT BLOCKCHAIN INC FILES FOR DISPOSITION FROM TIME TO TIME OF 3.3 MILLION SHARES OF COMMON STOCK BY SELLING STOCKHOLDERS - SEC FILING

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BRIEF-Quest Rare Minerals Files Proposal Under The Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act

* QUEST RARE MINERALS FILES PROPOSAL UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY ACT (CANADA) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Brazil's Eletrobras hires Hogan Lovells to resolve U.S. class action lawsuits

SAO PAULO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Brazilian state-owned power holding Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA has hired law firm Hogan Lovells to "resolve class action lawsuits" in the U.S., according to a note published on Friday on the official government gazette.

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Uber ex-CEO Kalanick selling nearly a third of stake for $1.4 billion: source

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling nearly a third of his 10 percent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Uber ex-CEO Kalanick selling nearly a third of stake for $1.4 bln -source

Jan 4 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling nearly a third of his 10 percent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Top-selling German newspaper says new online hate speech law must be scrapped

* Bild says has had inverse effect, helped anti-migrant party

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Gene therapy for rare retinal disorder to cost $425K per eye

A one-time treatment with Luxturna, the first US Food and Drug Administration-approved gene therapy for an inherited disorder, will cost $425,000 per eye.

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Rare snow hits U.S. Southeast as Northeast braces for 'bombogenesis'

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A rare winter storm hit the U.S. Southeast on Wednesday, bringing Florida's capital its first snow in three decades and snarling travel, while New England braced for a "bombogenesis" whopper forecast to bring heavy accumulations on Thursday.

Bass, Fred nytimes.com

Fred Bass, Who Made Strand Bookstore a Mecca, Dies at 89

Building on what his father began, Mr. Bass ultimately oversaw a bustling emporium housing “18 miles of books” in Lower Manhattan, with outposts here and there.

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The move comes after a rare overture from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

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Best-selling mystery writer dies of cancer

Sue Grafton, the best-selling mystery writer who penned 25 novels with alphabet-based titles, starting with "A Is for Alibi" and ending with "Y Is for Yesterday," has died after a bout with cancer, her daughter, Jamie Clark, said Friday in a social media post.

Grafton, Sue nytimes.com

Sue Grafton, Best-Selling Mystery Author, Dies at 77

Ms. Grafton was best known for her so-called alphabet novels, featuring the detective Kinsey Millhone, which began with “A Is for Alibi” in 1982.

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After Trump criticism, China denies selling oil illicitly to North Korea

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China on Friday denied reports it has been illicitly selling oil products to North Korea after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was not happy that China had allowed oil to reach the isolated nation.

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Vows: A Wedding Amid Strand’s Rare Books

Adam J. Kurtz and Mitchell Kuga were married in the rare books room at the Strand Bookstore in New York. Their wedding day, Dec. 1, was the five-year anniversary of their relationship. Glimpse their wedding in 360 video.

Book World Inc nytimes.com

Bookstore Chains, Long in Decline, Are Undergoing a Final Shakeout

Book World is closing its 45 stores amid the holiday shopping season, signaling the final gasps for large book sellers as e-commerce rises.

Midtown Area (Manhattan, NY) nytimes.com

Character Study: Running an Indie Bookstore, With Churchillian Resolve

By selling rare Churchill books to wealthy buyers, Barry Singer, 60, has kept his midtown shop open for 34 years.

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BRIEF-Ocwen Financial Enters Into Additional Agreements To Resolve Regulatory Actions Brought By Oregon And Wyoming

* OCWEN FINANCIAL - OCWEN ENTERED INTO ADDITIONAL AGREEMENTS TO RESOLVE REGULATORY ACTIONS BROUGHT BY OREGON AND WYOMING - SEC FILING

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South Korea says 'comfort women' row with Japan unresolved despite 2015 deal

SEOUL (Reuters) - A 2015 deal with Japan over South Korean "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels failed to meet the victims' needs, South Korea said on Wednesday, throwing ties into doubt as both countries seek to rein in North Korea.

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'Comfort women' row with Japan unresolved despite 2015 deal, South Korea says

SEOUL (Reuters) - A 2015 agreement with Japan over South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels failed to meet the needs of victims, South Korea's foreign minister said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Keppel unit to pay $422 mln to resolve Petrobras bribery probes

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Keppel Corporation Ltd's offshore rig building business will pay more than $422 million to resolve charges it bribed Brazilian officials, including some at state-run oil company Petrobras, U.S. authorities said on Friday.

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Keppel unit to pay $422 mln to resolve Petrobras bribery probes -U.S.

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Keppel Corporation Ltd's offshore rig building business will pay over $422 million to resolve charges that it bribed Brazilian officials, including ones working at state-owned oil company Petrobras, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

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Special Report: How to make millions selling passports to Africa

MORONI, Comoros Islands/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In the tiny nation of the Comoros Islands, lying off the east coast of Africa, Albert Karaziwan is a big man - even though he doesn't live there. He's been a roving ambassador for the country, has twice attended the United Nations General Assembly with the Comoros delegation and holds three current Comoros diplomatic passports.

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BRIEF-Gulfmark Offshore Says Selling Security Holders May Offer, Sell Up To 5.6 Mln Shares

* GULFMARK OFFSHORE FILES TO SAY SELLING SECURITY HOLDERS MAY OFFER, SALE UP TO 5.6 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK, AMONG OTHERS - SEC FILING Source: (http://bit.ly/2DmXuwG) Further company coverage:

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Special Report: How Philip Morris is selling regulators on its hot new smoking device

By Paritosh Bansal, Tom Lasseter, Duff Wilson Thomas Wilson, Ami Miyazaki and Aditya Kalra

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Nikkei slips as banks falter; selling in construction sector eases

TOKYO, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average ended down on Thursday, dragged lower by weakness in banking shares though off earlier session lows.

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BRIEF-Cinedigm says Resale From Time To Time By Certain Selling Stockholders Of Co Of Up To 20 Mln Shares

* CINEDIGM - RESALE FROM TIME TO TIME BY CERTAIN SELLING STOCKHOLDERS OF CO OF UP TO 20 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S CLASS A COMMON STOCK Source text :[http://bit.ly/2ktABzF] Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-United Therapeutics to pay $210 mln to resolve U.S. kickback probe

BOSTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - United Therapeutics Corp will pay $210 million to resolve U.S. claims that the drugmaker used a charity as a conduit to illegally cover Medicare patients' out-of-pocket drug costs in order to eliminate price sensitivity and to boost sales.

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United Therapeutics to pay $210 million to resolve U.S. kickback probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - United Therapeutics Corp will pay $210 million to resolve U.S. claims that the drugmaker used a charity as a conduit to illegally cover Medicare patients' out-of-pocket drug costs in order to eliminate price sensitivity and to boost sales.

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United Therapeutics to pay $210 mln to resolve U.S. kickback probe

BOSTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - United Therapeutics Corp will pay $210 million to resolve U.S. claims that the drugmaker used a charity as a conduit to illegally cover Medicare patients' out-of-pocket drug costs in order to eliminate price sensitivity and to boost sales.

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Physicians groups resolve U.S. patient referral probe for over $33 million

(Reuters) - Two physicians groups including one operated by Envision Healthcare Corp will pay over $33 million to resolve claims they received illegal inducements to refer patients to a hospital operator's facilities, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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Physicians groups resolve U.S. patient referral probe for over $33 mln

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Two physicians groups including one operated by Envision Healthcare Corp will pay over $33 million to resolve claims they received illegal inducements to refer patients to a hospital operator's facilities, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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United Technologies resolves U.S. counterfeit parts probe for $1 million

(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp will pay $1.06 million to resolve claims that a company it indirectly owned falsely certified that counterfeit parts incorporated into U.S. Army helicopter engines were authentic, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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United Technologies resolves U.S. counterfeit parts probe for $1 mln

Dec 19 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp will pay $1.06 million to resolve claims that a company it indirectly owned falsely certified that counterfeit parts incorporated into U.S. Army helicopter engines were authentic, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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FDA approves Spark's gene therapy for rare form of blindness

Dec 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Spark Therapeutics Inc's treatment for a rare form of blindness, marking the first time the agency has approved a gene therapy for an inherited disease.

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UPDATE 1-Dr. Reddy's resolves U.S. probe over child safety of drug packaging

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd will pay $5 million to resolve U.S. claims that the Indian company sold prescription drugs in the United States in packaging that was not tested for child safety, according to court papers filed on Monday.

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Dr. Reddy's resolves U.S. probe over child safety of drug packaging

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd will pay $5 million to resolve U.S. claims that the Indian company sold prescription drugs in the United States in packaging that was not tested for child safety, according to court papers filed on Monday.

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BRIEF-Digital Power - Files For Sale Of 1.2 Mln Shares Of Common Stock By Selling Stockholders

* DIGITAL POWER CORP - FILES FOR SALE OF 1.2 MILLION SHARES OF COMMON STOCK BY SELLING STOCKHOLDERS - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2B7hEgx) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Marathon Patent Group Files Resale Of Up To 2.83 Million Shares Of Common Stock By Selling Stockholders

* MARATHON PATENT GROUP INC FILES FOR RESALE OF UP TO 2.83 MILLION SHARES OF COMMON STOCK BY SELLING STOCKHOLDERS - SEC FILING Source text (http://bit.ly/2oEfijF) Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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UPDATE 1-South Korea's GS Caltex buys rare Canadian crude cargo for Feb

* GS Caltex trying out heavy crude from Canada -source (Adds comment, shipment details)

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South Korea's GS Caltex buys rare Canadian crude grade for Feb

* South Korean refiner GS Caltex Corp has bought a rare cargo of Cold Lake crude, the company's first purchase in more than two decades of this Canadian oil grade, a company spokesman said on Monday

Voting and Voters nytimes.com

Alabama Democrats Savor a Rare Win. Now It’s Back to Reality.

By week’s end, Democrats’ excitement over Doug Jones’s upset win had been replaced by a more tempered view of the future in one of the nation’s most conservative states.

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Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, an Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday.

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DaVita unit to pay $63.7 million to resolve U.S. billing probe

Dec 14 (Reuters) - A pharmacy services unit of DaVita Inc has agreed to pay $63.7 million to resolve allegations that it improperly billed federal healthcare programs for medications and paid illegal financial inducements to patients, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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PSA, Toyota lead European car sales gain, helped by extra selling day

BERLIN (Reuters) - European car sales rose 5.8 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day as PSA Group and Toyota posted the strongest gains among the region's major automakers, industry data published on Thursday showed.

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Why Black Voters Backed Doug Jones: ‘It’s a Matter of Character for Us’

Turned off by Roy S. Moore, Stephen K. Bannon and President Trump, African-Americans turned out at levels that ensured victory for the Democratic Senate candidate.

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The Alabama Senate race in 280 characters

CNN Opinion is curating tweets from commentators on the Alabama Senate race between Doug Jones and Roy Moore.

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Fury free to fight again as UKAD resolves anti-doping case

(Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is free to resume his boxing career after reaching an agreement with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) over the charges against him, the agency said on Tuesday.

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Why Experts Don’t Believe This Is a Rare First Map of America

Christie’s had planned to sell the map this week, for possibly $1.2 million, but withdrew it from an auction when questions arose about its authenticity.

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After a rare North Korea visit, a UN envoy warns that tensions on the peninsula must be resolved quickly

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South gets several inches of rare, pre-Christmas snow

The South got a early taste of winter before other regions this year, but the Northeast won't have to wait for too long.

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BRIEF-Leap Therapeutics Files For Resale Of Up To 3.73 Mln Shares Of Co's Common Stock By Selling Stockholders

* LEAP THERAPEUTICS INC FILES FOR RESALE OF UP TO 3.73 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK BY THE SELLING STOCKHOLDERS - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jdjIfs) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Skyline Medical Files For Resale Of Up To 1.9 Mln Shares By Selling Stockholder

* SKYLINE MEDICAL INC FILES FOR RESALE OF UP TO 1.9 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK BY THE SELLING STOCKHOLDER - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2BQ55m2) Further company coverage:

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Tax-loss selling to pressure 2017's losers in December

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks that have been lackluster so far in 2017 are unlikely to see their fortunes reversed in the final month of the year, as investors engage in tax-harvesting practices before the new year.

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BRIEF-Aevi Genomic Medicine Files For Resale Of Up To 26.2 Mln Shares Of Co's Common Stock By Selling Stockholders

* AEVI GENOMIC MEDICINE INC FILES FOR RESALE OF UP TO 26.2 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK BY SELLING STOCKHOLDERS - SEC FILING Source text - http://bit.ly/2kEddlX Further company coverage:

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Vietnam reviews toll road after rare protests

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam's government has promised a full review of charges at a toll gate on a new road after protests there posed a rare challenge to the Communist authorities and showed signs of spreading.

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China's HNA says it is not selling assets "blindly"

HONG KONG, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is not selling assets "blindly" and has no plans to sell its stakes in Deutsche Bank or Hilton Worldwide in the near future, a senior executive told Reuters on Friday.

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BRIEF-Party City Announces Secondary Offering Of 10 mln Shares By Selling Stockholders

* PARTY CITY ANNOUNCES SECONDARY OFFERING OF 10,000,000 SHARES OF COMMON STOCK BY SELLING STOCKHOLDERS AND REPURCHASE OF COMMON STOCK Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Commscope Resolves Patent Dispute With Advanced Lightning Technology

* COMMSCOPE RESOLVES PATENT DISPUTE WITH ADVANCED LIGHTNING TECHNOLOGY

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Yes, she's judging you: Luvvie Ajayi on writing a bestselling life

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sometimes in life, the best teachers are not elder statesmen who have been around for decades. Sometimes we can learn the most from young entrepreneurs who are creating something...

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Republicans Move to Resolve Tax Bill Differences as Cost Concerns Loom

The Senate voted to begin the formal process of reconciling its tax bill with the House version as lawmakers continued to discuss changes to the legislation.

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Toronto Blue Jays owner Rogers considers selling team

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian telecom company Rogers Communications Inc is considering selling the Toronto Blue Jays Major League Baseball team in an effort to generate cash that could be used in its core business, the company's chief financial officer said.

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UPDATE 2-Toronto Blue Jays owner Rogers considers selling team

TORONTO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Canadian telecom company Rogers Communications Inc is considering selling the Toronto Blue Jays Major League Baseball team in an effort to generate cash that could be used in its core business, the company's chief financial officer said.

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FDA proposes drug development guidance for rare pediatric diseases

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a draft guidance on Wednesday to simplify the procedure of developing drugs for rare pediatric disorders, such as Gaucher's disease, by eliminating the need for certain trials and minimizing patient enrollment.

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UPDATE 1-Canada's Rogers considers selling Blue Jays, Cogeco stake

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Canadian telecom company Rogers Communications Inc is looking to sell assets including the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team and a stake in media company Cogeco Inc, Rogers Chief Financial Officer Tony Staffieri said on Wednesday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks hit 2-mth lows on Israel fears, tech selling

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Emerging equities tumbled to near two-month lows on Wednesday as geopolitical concerns over North Korea and the Middle East soured risk sentiment and investors continued a rotation out of tech stocks, hitting index heavyweights in Asia.

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Data workers prove a rare resource for Barrick, fellow miners

TORONTO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Barrick Gold, the world's biggest gold miner, is staking new ground in a dogged push to overhaul its operations, seeking scarce artificial intelligence experts to oversee projects using technology for everything from exploration to robot-run mining.

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Court-mandated opioid rehab rarely meets medical standards

(Reuters Health) - Fewer than one in 20 people with opioid addiction problems who are ordered into rehab programs by the courts receive methadone or buprenorphine, two drugs doctors consider the best treatment option, a U.S. study suggests.

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Republicans have a lot of differences to resolve over their tax plans

Republicans passed their tax bill in the wee hours of Saturday morning, marking a significant triumph for a body that failed last time around to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Heavy marijuana use linked to rare vomiting illness

For 17 years, Chalfonte LeNee Queen suffered periodic episodes of violent retching and abdominal pain that would knock her off her feet for days, sometimes leaving her writhing on the floor in pain.

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Christie Looks to Sports Gambling for a Rare Second-Term Victory

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey will be in Washington for oral arguments in a case that could set the stage for legalized sports betting, and burnish his legacy.

Kutin, Naomi nytimes.com

Character Study: Meet ‘Supergirl,’ the World’s Strongest Teenager

Naomi Kutin, 16, is an Orthodox Jewish girl from New Jersey with a knack for setting powerlifting records.

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BRIEF-Quanta Services Files For Offering Of 3.5 mln Shares Of Co's Common Stock By Selling Securityholder

* QUANTA SERVICES INC FILES FOR OFFERING OF 3.5 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK BY THE SELLING SECURITYHOLDER - SEC FILING‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2iydJBt) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Heritage Insurance Says Selling Stockholders May Offer And Sell Up To 2.22 Mln Shares Of Co's Common Stock‍​

* HERITAGE INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC SAYS SELLING STOCKHOLDERS MAY OFFER AND SELL UP TO 2.22 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK‍​ - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2nmZkcO) Further company coverage:

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Doctors rarely discuss end-of-life care for chronic lung conditions

(Reuters Health) - Though most people suffering from chronic respiratory diseases want to discuss their preferences for end-of-life care with medical providers, they seldom do, a new review of past research suggests.

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Why the feds are jonesing for a rare Wu-Tang album

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Dueling Tax Plans: Here’s What the Senate and House Have to Resolve

The Senate is poised to pass its tax bill but it still needs to be reconciled with the House-passed legislation, which differs in some significant ways from the Senate plan.

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UPDATE 1-VW truck boss urges Germany to resolve political deadlock

* Sector needs clear rules from government, regulators (Adds detail)

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UPDATE 3-Computershare's Georgeson unit resolves U.S. fraud probe for $4.5 mln

BOSTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Proxy solicitation firm Georgeson LLC will pay $4.5 million to resolve U.S. prosecutors' claims that its employees paid bribes to obtain confidential information about how clients of proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services voted on corporate matters.

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UPDATE 2-Computershare's Georgeson unit resolves U.S. fraud probe for $4.5 mln

BOSTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Proxy solicitation firm Georgeson LLC will pay $4.5 million to resolve U.S. prosecutors' claims that its employees paid bribes to obtain confidential information about how clients of proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services voted on corporate matters.

Art nytimes.com

Art Review: Naked and Aflame or Considering Death, Munch Rarely Screamed

His best-known painting was an outlier among his works, which more often exuded melancholy and resignation, like the ones now at the Met Breuer and Scandinavia House.

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Proxy solicitor Georgeson to pay $4.5 mln to resolve U.S. probe

BOSTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Proxy solicitation firm Georgeson LLC has agreed to pay $4.5 million to resolve U.S. claims that employees engaged in a scheme to pay bribes to obtain confidential information about how a proxy advisory firm's clients voted on shareholder matters.

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Brexit campaigners accuse May of selling UK short over divorce bill

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash on Wednesday from prominent supporters of Brexit after reports that she is ready to pay much of what the European Union is demanding to settle the country's "divorce bill" to leave the bloc.

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Honduran election still unresolved, after TV star poised to win

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The result of Honduras' presidential election was in limbo on Tuesday, with diplomatic sources saying closed-door negotiations were holding up the announcement of a winner despite clear signs that a gregarious TV host was on course for a surprise victory.

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Rare pink diamond falls short of world record price in Hong Kong auction

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A large oval-shaped diamond known as the "Pink Promise" was sold to an anonymous buyer for $32 million in Hong Kong on Tuesday, just short of shattering a world auction record.

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Honduran election unresolved, with television star poised to win

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The result of Honduras' presidential election was still in limbo early on Tuesday, even after initial results suggested a flamboyant TV host was on course for a surprise victory over the U.S.-friendly incumbent, Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Hazardous and Toxic Substances nytimes.com

Glyphosate, Top-Selling Weed Killer, Wins E.U. Approval for 5 Years

The decision to reauthorize use of the world’s best-selling herbicide for an abbreviated period was made amid opposition from several of the union’s member states, including France and Italy.

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U.S. oil falls on Keystone restart, doubts about Russia's resolve

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday, easing from two-year highs on prospects of higher supply from a planned restart of the Keystone crude pipeline and uncertainty about Russia's resolve to join in extending output cuts ahead of this week's OPEC meeting.

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Oil prices fall on higher U.S. supply, doubts about Russia's resolve

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell 1 percent on Monday, with U.S. crude easing from two-year highs on prospects of higher supply, and uncertainty about Russia's resolve to join in extending output cuts ahead of this week's OPEC meeting.

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BNP Paribas to step up cross-selling with U.S. Bank of the West

PARIS (Reuters) - France's biggest bank BNP Paribas said on Monday its corporate and institutional bank (CIB) unit in the United States would extend its mergers and acquisitions services for corporate clients of its U.S. retail unit Bank of the West.

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Bizarre jellyfish and rare vampire squid caught on camera

Deep sea researchers of the E/V Nautilus vessel captured video of the bizarre Deepstaria jellyfish and an elusive squid dubbed the "vampire squid from hell."

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In rare admission, Trump golfs (quickly) with Woods, Johnson

JUPITER, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would tee off with professional golf stars Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson, a rare admission from the putter-in-chief that he is taking time out for his favorite pastime.

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Rare look inside the Pope's farm

CNN's Delia Gallagher gained rare access to the farm of Pope Francis, where we see how fresh food is prepared for the pontiff each day.

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China diesel in rare rally as smog war, tax fears stir supply worries

BEIJING (Reuters) - A rally in China's diesel prices has pushed the fuel to a rare premium over gasoline as dealers scramble to scoop up supplies amid fears of shortages due to Beijing's war on smog and possible tax changes.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease nytimes.com

Abnormal Proteins Discovered in Skin of Patients With Rare Brain Disease

Finding so-called prions in skin samples may lead to early diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. But the discovery also hints at possible risks from surgery.

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This top-rated headphone rarely goes on sale, until now

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BRIEF-Sharpspring files prospectus supplement related to resale of 2 mln shares of co's common stock by selling security holder

* Sharpspring Inc files prospectus supplement related to resale of 2 million shares of co's common stock by selling security holder - sec filing‍​ Source text -(http://bit.ly/2hPFoxq) Further company coverage:

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Citizens react: Celebration on Harare streets

Crowds react with jubilation outside Zimbabwe's Parliament as a letter announcing the resignation of longtime president Robert Mugabe is read.

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Exclusive: Selling Saudi Arabia's grain mills proves a grind for investors

DUBAI (Reuters) - An unwieldy sale process and onerous ownership rules are discouraging some potential investors from bidding for Saudi Arabia's state-owned grain mills, sources close to the firms say, in a potential snag for the kingdom's economic reforms.

Brennan, Walter nytimes.com

The New Generation of Character Actors

Once strictly supporting names, these performers have now emerged as key players in a changing Hollywood.

cnn.com

A rare look inside a deportation flight

CNN gets a rare look inside ICE Air, the US government division that runs deportation flights.

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BRIEF-Liquor Stores Na says ‍selling its 15 liquor barn retail stores in Kentucky

* Liquor Stores Na says ‍selling its 15 liquor barn retail stores in Kentucky & entering into negotiations to sell its 51% interest in Birchfield ventures

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China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - China has proposed a three-phase plan for resolving the Rohingya crisis, starting with a ceasefire in Myanmar's Rakhine State so that refugees can return from Bangladesh, China's Foreign Ministry said ahead of meeting of European and Asian officials in Myanmar on Monday.

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Ecstatic Zimbabweans flood Harare to celebrate expected Mugabe downfall

HARARE (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, singing, dancing and hugging soldiers in an extraordinary outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe, their leader of the last 37 years.

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Zimbabweans celebrate expected fall of Mugabe on Harare streets

HARARE (Reuters) - Thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, waving national flags and singing and dancing in an outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe.

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BRIEF-UQM Technologies says files for resale of up to 30 million shares of common‍​ stock by the selling stockholder

* UQM Technologies Inc - files for resale of up to 30 million shares of common‍​ stock by the selling stockholder - SEC Filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2APxqsb) Further company coverage:

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How this 'Simpsons' character pushed stereotypes

Comedian Hari Kondabolu is taking on Apu, the Indian convenience store owner on "The Simpsons." He explains how the character has reinforced negative stereotypes about Indians for decades.

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Toyota to consider selling locally-developed EVs in China

GUANGZHOU/BEIJING (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will consider selling in China all-electric battery car models developed by its two local joint ventures, the automaker said on Friday in a press release.

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BRIEF-Gap expects Q4 selling, general, administrative costs to be up YoY

* Gap Inc- Due to hurricanes, 277 stores were closed for an average of about 6 days in Q3 -conf call

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Chinese envoy heads to North Korea for rare talks

A senior Chinese diplomat will travel to North Korea on Friday as a "special envoy" of Chinese president Xi Jinping amid growing pressure on Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear and missile program.

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BRIEF-Talend announces offering of 2,750,000 American depositary shares by selling shareholders

* Talend announces offering of 2,750,000 American depositary shares by selling shareholders Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Payments company Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

(Reuters) - Payments company Square Inc said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year.

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BRIEF-FC Global Realty files for offering of up to 77.6 mln common shares by selling stockholders‍​

* FC Global Realty Inc files for offering of up to 77.6 million shares of common stock by the selling stockholders‍​ - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2A2Buc2 Further company coverage:

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FDA approves Ultragenyx drug for rare enzyme disorder

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Wednesday a new treatment made by Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc for a rare genetic disorder that can dramatically reduce life expectancy.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Ultragenyx drug for rare enzyme disorder

Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Wednesday a new treatment made by Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc for a rare genetic disorder that can dramatically reduce life expectancy.

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South Korea postpones university exam after rare earthquake

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea postponed its annual university entrance exam by a week on Wednesday after a rare earthquake rattled the country, shaking buildings and causing damage but no deaths.

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South Korea rattled by rare 5.4-magnitude quake

SEOUL (Reuters) - A rare earthquake of magnitude 5.4 rattled South Korea on Wednesday, its second most powerful quake on record, shaking buildings but causing no major damage or injuries.

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Soldiers on Harare streets as ruling party accuses Zimbabwe army chief of treason

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as troops took up positions around the capital in an escalation of a dispute with 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe over political succession.

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BRIEF-Presidio files for public offering of 8 mln shares of co's common stock by selling stockholder‍​

* Files for public offering of 8 million shares of co's common stock by selling stockholder‍​ - SEC Filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2AG9V4J) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Genpact announces secondary equity offering on behalf of selling shareholders

* Genpact announces secondary equity offering on behalf of selling shareholders

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BRIEF-Acushnet prices of offering of common stock by selling shareholder

* Acushnet holdings announces pricing of offering of common stock by selling shareholder

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BRIEF-Chugai Pharma considering selling production rights of some medications to Taiyo - Nikkei

* Chugai Pharma considering selling production, sales rights of some 15 medications with expired patents to Taiyo Holdings for about 20 billion yen - Nikkei Source text : (http://s.nikkei.com/2iRwewI) Further company coverage:

cnn.com

Jupiter and Venus' rare display will repeat

Jupiter and Venus are really far apart. Hundreds of millions of miles apart. But to early risers Monday morning, it looked like the two brightest planets in the solar system were almost on top of each other.

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Rare 'fossil fish' shark caught off Portugal

According to SIC Notícias TV, a rare frilled shark was caught off the coast of Portugal and boy is it terrifying.

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Sex rarely makes heart stop beating

(Reuters Health) - Most people who worry that having sex might stop their heart can probably just relax and enjoy themselves, a new study suggests.

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China to resolve renewable energy waste problem by 2020: NEA

BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims to resolve the problem of wasted power in its renewable energy sector by 2020, the country's National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a statement on Monday.

cnn.com

Sex rarely causes cardiac arrest, research says

It's a familiar scene in TV melodramas: Mid-intercourse, an older man collapses, clutching his heart. Yet sex and sudden cardiac arrest rarely happen together, according to preliminary research presented Sunday at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017.

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In demanding Hariri's return, Lebanese find rare unity

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A country long divided by sectarian conflicts, Lebanon has found a rare point of unity since Saad al-Hariri's shock resignation as prime minister: Lebanese of all stripes want him to come back from Saudi Arabia and to continue his work as premier.

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Rare Bornean clouded leopards caught on camera in Malaysian reserve

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Bornean clouded leopard and her two cubs were captured on camera strolling through a Malaysian forest reserve last week, a rare daytime sighting of the elusive animals in the wild.

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BRIEF-Deckers Brands​ announces board actions to resolve Marcato lawsuit

* Deckers announces board action to address and resolve Marcato lawsuit

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Euro budget, ESM, banking union stances unresolved in German talks: document

BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government remain divided on the issue of a euro zone budget, Europe's banking union and its ESM bailout fund ahead of a meeting of party leaders later on Friday, according to a draft paper on Europe seen by Reuters.

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Scientists replace skin of 'butterfly child' with rare genetic disease

For the first time, doctors were able to treat a child who had a life-threatening rare genetic skin disease through a transplant of skin grown using genetically modified stem cells.

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More LGBTQ characters on TV than ever before

While TV is doing better than it ever has in terms of LGBTQ representation, there's still room for improvement.

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LGBT characters on U.S. TV at record highs

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The number of lesbian, gay and transgender characters on U.S. television shows have reached record highs, and campaign group GLAAD said on Thursday that their stories were more important than ever given moves in the United States to roll back LGBT acceptance.

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Pentagon confirms rare, three aircraft carrier drill November 11-14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would soon carry out the first exercise in a decade involving three aircraft carrier strike groups in the Western Pacific, confirming a Reuters report published on Monday.

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EU parliament's Brexit negotiator: 'major issues' unresolved on citizens' rights

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - "Major issues" must still be resolved on safeguarding citizens' rights after Brexit, the European Parliament's negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said on Wednesday, the eve of another round of divorce negotiations between London and Brussels.

Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) nytimes.com

Congress Weighs Repeal of Tax Credit for Rare Disease Drugs

Long untouchable, the incentive for development of orphan drugs is now a Republican target as lawmakers consider a broad tax overhaul.

cnn.com

Twitter is now 280 characters. Here's how to not be annoying

Kidwell Burger, Otis nytimes.com

Character Study: A West Village Warrior Fights, and Writes, On

Otis Kidwell Burger, 93, holds a Sunday evening poetry salon in her homey West Village townhouse, where she has lived for nearly 60 years.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: Amid African Extremism, a Writer Finds an ‘Ordinary and Rare Kind of Bravery’

Alexis Okeowo’s book “A Moonless, Starless Sky” profiles regular people living in defiance of extremist movements across the African continent.

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Twitter just doubled its character limit and people are not happy

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Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide

(Reuters) - Microblogging website Twitter Inc , known for its iconic 140-character tweets, said on Tuesday it would roll out 280-character tweets to users across the world.

Social Media nytimes.com

Tweeting in 280 Characters? Now You Can Do It, Too

The social media service is doubling its character limit for almost all users, a major change that it hopes will spur more activity across Twitter.

cnn.com

Welcome to a world with 280-character tweets

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FDA approves Roche drugs for rare types of blood, lung cancers

(Reuters) - Roche Holding AG won U.S. approval to market its skin cancer drug Zelboraf for certain patients with Erdheim-Chester Disease, a rare type of blood cancer, and to market its drug Alecensa as a first choice of treatment for a subset of patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

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FDA approves Roche drug for rare type of blood cancer

(Reuters) - Roche Holding AG won U.S. approval to market its skin cancer drug Zelboraf for certain patients with Erdheim-Chester Disease, a rare type of blood cancer.

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Bonn talks test global resolve to fix climate, without Trump

OSLO (Reuters) - Governments will try to bolster a 2015 pact to combat climate change at annual talks in Germany from Monday strained by President Donald Trump's plan to pull out and instead promote the U.S. coal and oil industries.

Friday, Nancy nytimes.com

Nancy Friday, 84, Best-Selling Student of Gender Politics, Dies

In books like “My Secret Garden: Women’s Sexual Fantasies,” Ms. Friday helped establish what one commentator called “a confessional feminism.”

cnn.com

Trump: No one should underestimate US resolve

President Donald Trump touched down in Japan ahead of a 13-day trek through Asia and seemed to send a warning to North Korea while addressing US troops.

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CIA reveals rare images of bin Laden's son

The physical resemblance to his father is evident and chilling.

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Rare footage of bin Laden's son

New video released by the CIA shows former terrorist leader Osama bin Laden's son, Hamza, as he takes part in a wedding ceremony several years ago.

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Conservative megadonor is selling his stake in Breitbart

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Alnylam RNAi drug reverses progress of rare fatal disease: study

(Reuters) - More than half of patients with a rare, rapidly progressing fatal genetic disorder experienced significant improvement after being treated with an Alnylam Pharmaceutical Inc drug that uses gene silencing technology, according to results of a late stage study released on Thursday.

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Alnylam RNAi drug reverses progress of rare fatal disease - study

Nov 2 (Reuters) - More than half of patients with a rare, rapidly progressing fatal genetic disorder experienced significant improvement after being treated with an Alnylam Pharmaceutical Inc drug that uses gene silencing technology, according to results of a late stage study released on Thursday.

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BRIEF-InfraREIT Q3 earnings per share $0.35

* InfraREIT reports third quarter 2017 and year-to-date results

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Allergan to begin selling its 10 percent stake in Teva

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Botox-maker Allergan Plc on Wednesday said it will begin to sell off its nearly 10 percent stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which has lost 60 percent of its value so far this year.

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Japan's steelmakers in rare sweet spot, but Kobe Steel may miss out

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's steelmakers are in the midst of the best market conditions in at least three years as steel prices rise with construction in full swing for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and automakers boosting production.

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Rare protest in junta-ruled Thailand after mourning chaos

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Authorities in Thailand's southeastern Chonburi province braced for more demonstrations on Wednesday after hundreds of furious residents gathered a day earlier in a rare protest to complain about bureaucratic incompetence.

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U.S. court bars Philips from selling some defibrillators

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal court barred Philips North America LLC and two of its executives from distributing certain medical devices, including some of the company's external defibrillators, until the company takes remedial steps, the Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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FDA approves AstraZeneca's Calquence for rare blood cancer

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Tuesday it approved AstraZeneca Plc's Calquence as a treatment for a rare type of blood cancer.

cnn.com

2-year-old defies odds after rare stage 4 cancer

Two-year-old Zéa Lane began her battle to survive stage 4 cancer at just 3 months old.

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Golf-Armour enjoys rare 36-hole lead at PGA Tour tournament

(Reuters) - Ryan Armour notched four successive birdies on his way to a second-round 68 and a one-shot lead at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi on Friday.

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Rare, hidden portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots revealed

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - A rare, unfinished portrait believed to be of Mary, Queen of Scots has been found underneath another 16th-century painting after an X-ray revealed a ghostly likeness of the executed queen.

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Special Report: U.S. company makes a fortune selling bodies donated to science

PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) - In 2008, a thriving company named Science Care Inc developed a 55-page national expansion plan. The internal document projected the yield on raw material to the decimal point and earnings to the dollar.

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Orders for rare $2 bln China sovereign bond issue top $20 bln - bankers

HONG KONG, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A rare sovereign bond issue from China has attracted orders in excess of $20 billion ahead of its pricing later on Thursday, banking sources said, as global investors scramble for a part of the $2 billion deal.

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Partial Bankia sale possible by year-end if Catalonia crisis resolved - Econ Min

MADRID, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A partial sale of Spanish state-held lender Bankia is possible by the end of 2017 if a crisis prompted by a secession bid by the wealthy region of Catalonia is resolved, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said on Thursday.