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UPDATE 3-U.S. refiner PES pins bankruptcy plan hopes on biofuel costs

NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions, owner of the largest U.S. East Coast refinery, said on Monday its plan to get out of bankruptcy hinges on whether it can shed existing biofuel costs under the country's renewable fuel laws.

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U.S. refiner PES pins bankruptcy plan hopes on biofuel costs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions, owner of the largest U.S. East Coast refinery, said on Monday its plan to get out of bankruptcy hinges on whether it can shed existing biofuel costs under the country's renewable fuel laws.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. refiner PES pins bankruptcy plan hopes on biofuel costs

NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions, owner of the largest U.S. East Coast refinery, said on Monday its plan to get out of bankruptcy hinges on whether it can shed existing biofuel costs under the country's renewable fuel laws.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Why India’s Big Fix Is a Big Flub

An ambitious biometric ID project was supposed to bolster welfare and check corruption. It has only created new problems.

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Germany faces risks, higher costs without focus on green finance: report

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany faces growing risks and high costs if it does not revamp its financial system to focus more on climate change and sustainability, according to a new report by the World Wildlife Fund and finance groups including Deutsche Boerse .

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All the best flubs from Trump's first year

On President Trump's first anniversary in office, CNN's Jeanne Moos takes a look back at all his best flubs.

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U.S government shutdown would increase Pentagon's weapons costs

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. government shutdown will stall new defense department contracts and ultimately increase the costs of weapons, creating even more budgetary headaches as lawmakers grapple with a government funding crisis.

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BRIEF-Kirkland Lake Gold Targets Higher Production, Improved Unit Costs In 2018 Guidance

* KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD TARGETS HIGHER PRODUCTION, IMPROVED UNIT COSTS IN 2018 GUIDANCE, ANNOUNCES NEW SHAFT PROJECT FOR MACASSA

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BP Deepwater Horizon costs balloon to $65 billion

LONDON (Reuters) - BP said on Tuesday it would take a new charge over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill after again raising estimates for outstanding claims, lifting total costs to around $65 billion.

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GRAPHIC-CME copper volumes surge in 2017 on lower costs as rivals fade

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - CME Group won a bigger slice of the copper market in 2017 from its rivals in London and Shanghai, a Reuters analysis of exchange data showed, a trend that is expected to continue though this year. Trades of CME's Comex copper contract surged 25.7 percent last year to a record of more than 300 million tonnes, the analysis showed. That makes Comex the world's second-biggest contract by volume. At the London Metal Exchange (LME), holde

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UPDATE 5-Wells Fargo sees no end yet to sales scandal costs, gets tax boost

NEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co is not certain it has fully uncovered and fixed all problems related to a long-running sales scandal that has hurt the bank's reputation and sideswiped its efforts to cut costs, Chief Executive Tim Sloan said on Friday.

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Wells Fargo sees no end yet to sales scandal costs, gets tax boost

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co is not certain it has fully uncovered and fixed all problems related to a long-running sales scandal that has hurt the bank's reputation and sideswiped its efforts to cut costs, Chief Executive Tim Sloan said on Friday.

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Rising rents, healthcare costs boost underlying U.S. inflation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 11 months in December on strong gains in the cost of rental accommodation and healthcare, bolstering expectations that inflation will accelerate this year.

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US shatters record for disaster costs in 2017

2017 was the costliest year ever for weather and climate disasters in the United States, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday, totaling $306 billion. The previous record year, 2005, saw $215 billion in disasters.

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Your Money: When It Costs Double to Let Your 12-Year-Old Fly Alone

Southwest will let 12-year-olds fly solo. Other airlines want them (and 13- and 14-year-olds) in their unaccompanied minor programs for an extra $150 each way. But why?

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Alex Trebek of 'Jeopardy!' on leave after brain surgery for blood clots

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is taking a medical leave after undergoing surgery to remove blood clots from his brain, Trebek and his production team said Thursday.

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Intel shares fall as investors worry about costs of chip flaw

(Reuters. - Intel Corp shares fell nearly 2 percent on Thursday as investors worried about the potential financial liability and reputational hit from recently disclosed security flaws in its widely used microprocessors.

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Intel falls as investors worry about costs of fixing chip bug

(Reuters) - Intel Corp shares fell nearly 3 percent on Thursday as investors worried that newly disclosed bugs in the company's widely used computer microprocessors could be costly to mitigate.

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'Jeopardy!' player mispronounces 'gangsta'

Find out how much money this "Jeopardy!" contestant lost because he mispronounced "gangsta."

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‘Jeopardy!’ Tells Contestant: A ‘Gangster’ Is Not a ‘Gangsta’

In reference to a 1995 Coolio song, a contestant answered “Gangster’s Paradise.” But judges wouldn’t give him credit since the song is titled “Gangsta’s Paradise.”

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UPDATE 1-Allergan to cut over 1,000 jobs as it works to cut costs

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Allergan Plc on Wednesday said it plans to cut over 1,000 jobs, more than five percent of its workforce, and eliminate an additional 400 currently open positions, as it works to cut costs in the face of new competition for its second most important drug, dry-eye treatment Restasis.

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Dominion Energy to buy Scana, assume failed nuclear project costs

(Reuters) - Dominion Energy Inc said on Wednesday it would buy Scana Corp in an all-stock deal worth about $7.9 billion, offering the utility a way out of dealing with unhappy customers and federal investigations following a failed nuclear project.

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'Gangstas' flub costs 'Jeopardy!' contestant

A "Jeopardy!" contestant loses $3,200 for the pronunciation of the word "gangstas."

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Tax Law Offers a Carrot to Gig Workers. But It May Have Costs.

A 20 percent tax deduction for setting oneself up as a business could reward severing formal employment relationships but erode benefits and security.

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Ivanka Trump flubs tax bill pitch on Fox News

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Amundi to absorb MiFID research costs

(Reuters) - French asset manager Amundi no longer plans to ask clients to pick up the bill for external investment research when new European Union rules come into force in January, a spokesman said...

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Japanese pension fund to shoulder costs of BOJ's negative rate - Nikkei

TOKYO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world's largest pension fund, has decided to shoulder the costs charged on its deposits under the central bank's negative rate policy, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday.

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In a Time of Violence, Artists Probe Its Costs

Carrie Mae Weems, Theaster Gates, Lynn Nottage and other artists, poets and writers devote a day to exploring power in its various forms at the Park Avenue Armory.

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Special Report: Unfettered construction raises U.S. hurricane costs

PATTON VILLAGE, Texas (Reuters) - When Hurricane Harvey sent two feet of water rolling into this small community about 35 miles north of Houston, Alfredo Becerra had to flee his modest 1,500-square-foot house.

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Pilatus jet development far exceeded planned costs - NZZ interview

ZURICH, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Swiss plane maker Pilatus's development costs of "well over 500 million Swiss francs" ($504 million) far exceeded the original budget for the company's first business jet, Chairman Oscar Schwenk told the Neue Zuercher Zeitung in an article published on Saturday.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Australia's ASX selects blockchain to cut costs

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Australia's ASX Ltd said on Thursday it would replace its registry, settlement and clearing system with blockchain technology to cut costs for customers.

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Australia's ASX selects blockchain to cut costs

(Reuters) - Australia's ASX Ltd said on Thursday it would replace its registry, settlement and clearing system with blockchain technology to cut costs for customers.

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UPDATE 2-Australia's ASX selects blockchain to cut costs

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Australia's ASX Ltd said on Thursday it would replace its registry, settlement and clearing system with blockchain technology to cut costs for customers.

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Former 'The Voice' contestant responds to rape allegation

A former contestant from "The Voice" is denying a rape accusation made by another female singer.

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Study abroad appeals to more U.S. college students, but costs can mount

CHICAGO (Reuters) - While most college seniors are still hoping to land a good job after graduation, Kelsey Berg is set.

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U.S. unit labor costs decline for two straight quarters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. unit labor costs were much weaker than initially thought, declining both in the second and third quarters of this year, suggesting that inflation could remain benign for a while.

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U.S. tax bill adds to debt need as interest costs weigh

(Reuters) - A U.S. tax overhaul will increase the government's need to issue more Treasuries as interest costs on the country's debt become a larger drain on the budget.

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Self-driving costs could drop 90 percent by 2025, Delphi CEO says

DETROIT (Reuters) - Delphi Automotive Plc, which is changing its name to Aptiv Inc, wants to cut the cost of self-driving cars by more than 90 percent to around $5,000 by 2025, according to Chief Executive Officer Kevin Clark.

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Self-driving costs could drop 90 pct by 2025, Delphi CEO says

DETROIT, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Delphi Automotive Plc, which is changing its name to Aptiv Inc, wants to cut the cost of self-driving cars by more than 90 percent to around $5,000 by 2025, according to Chief Executive Officer Kevin Clark.

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EPA passes on rule covering U.S. hardrock miners' cleanup costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it would not act on a proposal to require hardrock mining companies to show they can afford to clean up their sites.

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UPDATE 1-Zoopla-owner ZPG's full-year profit misses on higher costs

Nov 29 (Reuters) - ZPG plc, the owner of British property websites Zoopla and PrimeLocation, reported a smaller-than-expected full-year pretax profit as it spent more on acquisitions and advertising.

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Why this chicken costs a fortune

A tiny town in eastern France may seem a long way to travel for a plate of chicken, but it's worth it.

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Ask Real Estate: Will the Loss of a View Lead to Lower Maintenance Costs?

A reader who lives in a Manhattan co-op wonders if an obstructed view will lead to lower property taxes and reduced maintenance.

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Editorial: When a Tax Cut Costs Millions Their Medical Coverage

Republicans couldn’t kill Obamacare. Their latest plan could be almost as damaging to people’s health.

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BRIEF-Nektar Therapeutics estimates wind down costs of $3 mln to $4 mln related to ceasing clinical program

* Nektar Therapeutics says estimates that it will incur about $3 million to $4 million of wind-down costs

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Indians face higher power bills as government mulls passing on green costs

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is considering regulatory changes to let power companies pass on costs of installing emission-cutting equipment to consumers, a government official said, a politically sensitive proposal amid rising pollution in big cities.

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Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan.

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Rising Medicare costs leave many U.S. seniors with a flat COLA

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Millicent Graves will get a raise from Social Security next year, but her household budget will get worse, not better.

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Post-Brexit border checks could add 1.5 bln pounds to UK aerospace costs

LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Britain's aerospace industry could face 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion) a year in extra costs after Brexit if firms exporting components to the European Union face additional checks at the border, industry body ADS Group said on Monday.

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Medicare wants to cut drug costs for seniors

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UPDATE 1-Trump administration proposes Medicare rules aimed at opioids, drug costs

Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday proposed changes to Medicare drug plans including limits on opioid prescriptions and rules aimed at reducing drug costs for seniors, such as requiring health insurers to pass on discounts to consumers.

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Trump administration proposes Medicare rules aimed at opioids, drug costs

(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday proposed changes to Medicare drug plans including limits on opioid prescriptions and rules aimed at reducing drug costs for seniors, including requiring health insurers to pass on discounts to consumers.

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Automaker Subaru sees $177 million in costs linked to inspection scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Subaru Corp said it was recalling 395,000 vehicles in Japan and that it expected to incur about 20 billion yen ($177 million) in costs related to improper final inspection procedures at domestic plants.

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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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UPDATE 3-Smucker brews up strong earnings, sees lower coffee costs in 2018

* Shares up nearly 10 percent (Adds quote from CFO, coffee bean price forecast and updates share move)

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Tyson shares top one-year high as low feed costs boost margins

(Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc shares climbed to their highest level in more than a year on Monday as the No. 1 U.S. meat processor said low prices for livestock feed will help boost results again next year.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs

The Obama administration sped up programs aiming to pay doctors based on quality instead of quantity. The Trump administration is slowing them down.

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South Africa's opposition asks court to force disclosure of Zuma's legal costs

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main opposition party said on Sunday it had asked the High Court to force President Jacob Zuma to disclose how much the state has spent on legal fees to fight corruption allegations against him.

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Equifax warns on post-breach costs, revenue hit

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc on Friday issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that fell short of Wall Street expectations, saying the massive breach of its consumer data earlier this year would hurt sales...

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UPDATE 2-Equifax warns on post-breach costs, revenue hit

Nov 10 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc on Friday issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that fell short of Wall Street expectations, saying the massive breach of its consumer data earlier this year would hurt sales and result in costs of $60 million to $75 million during the period.

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UPDATE 3-Equifax profit falls as hacking costs take toll

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business.

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Equifax profit falls as hacking costs take toll

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business.

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U.S. worried AT&T and Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators believe that AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors and stifle innovation, a Department of Justice official told Reuters on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. worried AT&T and Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators believe that AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors and stifle innovation, a Department of Justice official told Reuters on Thursday.

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U.S. worried AT&T buying Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is concerned that AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Telus misses profit estimates on higher costs

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Canadian telecom company Telus Corp's third-quarter profit missed analysts' estimates as it spent more to expand its wireless services.

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Coty posts quarterly loss on higher acquisition costs

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Beauty products maker Coty Inc on Thursday posted a quarterly loss on higher expenses related to the acquisition of P&G's beauty brands and weak demand for its fragrances and color cosmetics.

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Rising Obamacare costs frighten some early retirees

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Workplace mental health training could cut sick leave costs

(Reuters Health) - A four-hour mental health training program for managers could yield fewer employee sick days and a roughly 10-to-1 return on investment, a study in Australia suggests.

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BRIEF-Toyota Exec: Would like to form more partnerships to develop EVs to lower costs

* Excluding fx impact, FY operating profit would be lower year/year, worsening profitability in U.S. business having an impact

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UPDATE 2-Trucker Knight-Swift's 3rd-qtr profit falls on merger costs

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc , the largest full truckload carrier in North America, posted a lower quarterly profit on Monday due to costs associated with its recent merger and a growing driver shortage in the industry.

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UPDATE 2-Air France-KLM shares slump as costs take shine off profits

* Stock still up some 150 pct since start of 2017 (Releads with share price fall, analyst comment)

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Exclusive: Trump agrees to pick up 90 percent of Puerto Rico rebuilding costs - aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, and said the federal government would pick up 90 percent of the costs, a senior White House official told Reuters.

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Cigna tops profit estimates on low member medical costs

(Reuters) - Cigna Corp on Thursday said low member medical costs, particularly related to hospitalizations and prescription drugs, drove better-than-expected third-quarter profits and would continue in 2018.

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UK's Indivior posts profit in third quarter as costs fall

(Reuters) - British drugmaker Indivior on Thursday reported a quarterly profit compared with a year-ago loss, as it benefited from lower costs.

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Chesapeake Energy profit beats on higher oil prices, lower costs

(Reuters) - Oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp reported on Thursday a quarterly adjusted profit that beat analysts' estimates on tight cost controls and higher oil prices.

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BRIEF-DowDuPont total pretax restructuring charges to be recorded include about $875 mln to $975 mln severance and related benefits costs

* DowDuPont - Total pretax restructuring charges to be recorded include about $875 million-$975 million severance and related benefits costs, among others

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Pageant contestants flip script, talk violence

Contestants in the Miss Peru pageant broke with tradition by citing statistics on gender violence rather than listing their own body measurements.

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Universities face rising security costs for controversial speakers

In September, Milo Yiannopoulos strolled onto the University of California's Berkeley campus, surrounded by supporters, hecklers and a lot of police.

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Low-protein U.S. soy crop dents meal quality, may lift feed costs

CHICAGO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A protein shortfall in this year's U.S. soybean crop has forced processors like Bunge Ltd to cut the amount of the nutrient they can guarantee in soymeal, prompting concerns that animal feed costs and meat prices could rise.

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CVS bid for Aetna: A $66 billion bet on cutting drug costs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The proposed merger between U.S. pharmacy operator CVS Health Corp and No. 3 health insurer Aetna Inc represents a $66 billion bet that insurers can drive down high U.S. drug prices by cutting out the middleman.

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Recovering global miners face fresh squeeze from rising costs

TORONTO/VANCOUVER, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Just as global miners recover from an extended downturn and anemic metal prices, the industry faces a fresh challenge: higher costs.

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UPDATE 2-Goodyear cuts 2017 forecast amid higher raw material costs

* Shares fall 6.4 pct (Adds CEO quote, details; updates shares)

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When Silver Costs More Than Gold: How Trump’s Actions Have Scrambled Insurance Prices

Many health insurers have increased prices on a midlevel insurance plan, making them much more expensive in some parts of the country.

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UPDATE 2-Linde trims costs, lifts margins ahead of Praxair merger

* Shares up 2.4 percent, at top of DAX (Adds shares, CEO and analyst quotes, details)

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Even with Obamacare, childhood cancer survivors may face high costs

(Reuters Health) - Even though the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped more childhood cancer survivors obtain health insurance, these patients may still face higher out-of-pocket costs than other people, a recent study suggests.

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UPDATE 2-Gold miner Newmont's higher costs cast shadow on profit beat

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp's third-quarter profit beat Street estimates but margins were squeezed as the cost of gold production increased and selling prices were lower, sending its shares down nearly 4 percent on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Hershey's profit tops estimates on Kit Kat sales, lower costs

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Hershey Co's profit and revenue topped analysts' estimates in the third quarter, as it sold more Hershey's Kisses and Kit Kat, and as the U.S. chocolate maker benefited from lower cocoa prices and cost-cutting efforts.

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The Unhealthy Politics of Pork: How It Increases Your Medical Costs

A study shows how lobbying and political dynamics can change congressional and hospital behavior — and raise costs.

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UPDATE 1-Antofagasta trims costs forecast as Q3 copper output rises

LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Chilean copper miner Antofagasta on Wednesday posted an increase in quarterly production on a better performance at its Los Pelambres mine and said cash costs for the year will be lower than previous estimates.

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UPDATE 1-CN Railway 3rd-qtr profit misses on higher costs

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Canadian National Railway Co on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that missed estimates, as the railroad operator incurred higher costs.

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UPDATE 3-JetBlue profit falls on higher costs, hurricanes; warns on 4th qtr

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp said on Tuesday that profit fell in the third quarter, hurt by higher operating expenses and hurricanes-related flight cancellations, and warned those factors would cut into fourth-quarter results.

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U.S. government should manage climate risks as costs soar: GAO report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government should adopt a strategy to manage climate change risks, as their cost to the government may rise as much as $35 billion per year by mid-century, a congressional watchdog office report released on Monday said.

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Thousands of Bogota taxi drivers protest Uber, Cabify and higher costs

BOGOTA, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Thousands of taxi drivers in Colombia's capital Bogota began an indefinite strike on Monday to protest private transport services like Uber, snarling traffic for much of the day as drivers blocked roads and clashed with police.

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Security costs skyrocket at 'lightning rod' EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency is beefing up security measures surrounding Administrator Scott Pruitt to an unprecedented level, CNN has learned, as members of Congress are asking if the costs are a "potential waste or abuse of taxpayer dollars."

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Tellurian offers equity stake in Driftwood LNG project; claims lower costs

* Offering LNG to Japan at $2 per mmBtu cheaper than April offer

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Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy in deal to cut costs of 787 wing production

(Reuters) - Boeing Co and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) announced they have agreed on steps to reduce the cost of producing the wings of the 787 Dreamliner.

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UPDATE 1-Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy in deal to cut costs of 787 wing production

* Pair to study technologies for future commercial aircraft (Adds details of deal, 777X plans)

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SAP profits miss forecasts as cloud shift inflates costs

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology company, missed market expectations for third-quarter profit as it invested heavily to shift business customers into cloud computing.

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UPDATE 2-SAP profits miss forecasts as cloud shift inflates costs

* Q3 core profit 1.64 bln euros, just below forecasts (Writes through with management outlook, analysis, details)

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Nestle expects 2017 margin to decline on higher restructuring costs

ZURICH (Reuters) - Food group Nestle said it expected its operating margin to slip by 40 to 60 basis points in 2017 due to higher restructuring costs and said full-year organic sales growth should be in line with the 2.6 percent seen in the first nine months. Its underlying margin was set to improve.

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

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

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UPDATE 1-Flybe warns on first-half profit, blames higher maintenance costs

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - British regional airline Flybe warned on Wednesday that first-half profit would be lower than expected, blaming higher costs related to aircraft maintenance.

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EU watchdogs to study costs, performance of mutual funds

PARIS (Reuters) - European Union financial watchdogs will conduct a "large-scale" study into costs and performance of mutual funds, a top regulator said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 4-BofA profit rises on higher rates, lower costs

* Shares up 1 pct, Wells Fargo falls (Adds more CFO comment, details on targets, updates shares)

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Bank of America profit rises on higher rates, lower costs

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported a 15 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Friday as the lender kept a tight leash on costs and benefited from higher interest rates.

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Wells Fargo hit by legal costs, revenue misses Street view

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co earnings scraped past Wall Street estimates but revenue missed for the fourth straight quarter, sending shares of the third-largest U.S. bank by assets down 3 percent in pre-market trading.

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BofA profit rises on higher rates, lower costs

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp , the second-largest U.S. bank by assets, reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as the lender kept a tight leash on costs and benefited from higher interest rates.

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Costs help Citi beat Wall Street view; consumer debts rise

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc's quarterly earnings beat Wall Street expectations on Thursday as cost-cutting, a unit sale and a gain in investment bank fees compensated for weak bond trading and a jump in provisions for consumer bad debts.

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UPDATE 3-Costs help Citi beat Wall Street view; consumer debts rise

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc's quarterly earnings beat Wall Street expectations on Thursday as cost-cutting, a unit sale and a gain in investment bank fees compensated for weak bond trading and a jump in provisions for consumer bad debts.

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Tight leash on costs helps Citigroup trump Wall Street view

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc's quarterly profit and revenue beat Wall Street expectations as the bank kept a tight lid on costs, booked a gain from an asset sale and saw strength in equity underwriting.

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Citigroup profit rises on asset sale gain, lower costs

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc reported a higher quarterly profit as it kept costs lower, recorded a large gain from an asset sale and had a smaller-than-expected decline in trading revenue.

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U.S. heating costs forecast to be higher this winter: EIA

(Reuters) - Most U.S. households can expect higher heating expenditures this winter than in the previous two years, according to the government's Winter Fuels Outlook due to be released at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) on Wednesday.

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New York bartender steals the show on 'Jeopardy!'

'Jeopardy!' champion Austin Rogers has become a viral sensation because of his performance on the show.

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Sonangol aims to slash oil production costs with board revamp

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Angola's state oil company Sonangol is aiming to slash breakeven costs on new oil production to as low as $20-$30 per barrel and make its contracts more attractive to investors and oil and gas companies, the company's chief Isabel dos Santos told Reuters.

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Zurich's Greco says nearly halfway to 2019 goal to cut costs: NZZ

ZURICH (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance will have cut costs by $700 million by the end of the year, nearly halfway to its goal to save $1.5 billion by 2019, Chief Executive Mario Greco said in an interview published on Saturday.

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Automakers say U.S. fuel economy standards unrealistic, cite costs and consumers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Automaker trade groups told U.S. regulators they should revise fuel efficiency mandates approved in the final weeks of the Obama administration because the costs would be onerous and the standards do not reflect how cheap gas prices are affecting consumer demand, but they stopped short of asking for a specific reduction in the requirements for 2025.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Spanish crisis sends debt insurance costs surging across southern Europe

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Spain's deepening political crisis drove up the cost of insuring exposure to Spanish sovereign and bank debt to multi-month highs on Wednesday and rippled out to Italian and Portuguese credit default swap (CDS) markets.

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UPDATE 3-Spain's borrowing costs surge on Catalan independence in "days" pledge

* Spanish crisis also weighs on Italy, Portugal bonds (Updates prices)

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UPDATE 1-Spanish crisis sends debt insurance costs surging across southern Europe

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Spain's deepening political crisis drove up the cost of insuring exposure to Spanish sovereign and bank debt to multi-month highs on Wednesday and rippled out to Italian and Portuguese credit default swap (CDS) markets.

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UPDATE 1-Independence in days pledge pushes Spain's borrowing costs to March high

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Spain's government borrowing costs rose to their highest since March on Wednesday, stretching the gap over German peers to the widest in five months, after Catalonia's secessionist leader said the region will declare independence in "a matter of days".

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UPDATE 4-Ford to cut costs $14 bln, invest in trucks, electric cars -CEO

DETROIT, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co plans to slash $14 billion in costs over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett told investors on Tuesday, adding that the No. 2 U.S. automaker would shift capital investment away from sedans and internal combustion engines to develop more trucks and electric and hybrid cars.

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Ford to cut costs $14 billion, invest in trucks, electric cars: CEO

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co plans to slash $14 billion in costs over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett told investors on Tuesday, adding that the No. 2 U.S. automaker would shift capital investment away from sedans and internal combustion engines to develop more trucks and electric and hybrid cars.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

With Affordable Care Act’s Future Cloudy, Costs for Many Seem Sure to Soar

Some insurers have been granted double-digit rate increases for 2018 amid questions about the stability of the individual market.

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Texas gives Houston $50 million for Hurricane Harvey costs

(Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Friday gave $50 million to Houston to help cover costs related to Hurricane Harvey, a move the mayor said will allow the city to avoid a temporary property tax hike that was up for a city council vote in October.

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Medicare patients face high costs for newer injected cholesterol drugs

(Reuters Health) - Newer injected cholesterol medicines known as PCSK9 inhibitors can cost Medicare patients more than $300 a month, compared with only about $4 for older statin pills to lower cholesterol, a U.S. study suggests.

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Musk shrinks SpaceX Mars rocket to cut costs

* SpaceX shrinks Mars rocket design, to begin construction in 2018

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BRIEF-ABB CEO expects $400 mln integration costs from GE deal

* CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer says expects integration costs of $400 million amid 'footprint' optimisation Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by John Miller)

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UPDATE 1-Litigation costs to rub salt in RBS investor wounds

* A cheque could be in post by Christmas (Adds comment from institutional claimant Manx in paragraphs 11 and 12)

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Hurricane-ravaged U.S. cities hit by rising cleanup costs

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Communities in Texas and Florida, each swamped by a hurricane within two weeks of one another, are rewriting debris removal contracts and paying millions of dollars more to lure trucks, as subcontractors say costs have jumped.

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Litigation costs to rub salt in RBS investor wounds

LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Some RBS shareholders, who lost most of their money after a credit crisis-era rights issue, could receive less than a quarter of their settlement after litigation costs, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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BRIEF-Unifirst Corp expects to recognize an impairment of capitalized costs as part of its ongoing CRM systems project

* Unifirst Corp - expects to recognize an impairment of capitalized costs as part of its ongoing CRM systems project

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FedEx raises TNT integration costs by $75 million: filings

(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Wednesday its expects to incur roughly $350 million in integration costs related to its acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT Express during 2018, some $75 million higher than previous estimates.

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UPDATE 2-FedEx raises TNT integration costs by $75 mln -filings

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Wednesday its expects to incur roughly $350 million in integration costs related to its acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT Express during 2018, some $75 million higher than previous estimates.

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San Francisco, Oakland sue oil firms alleging climate change costs

(Reuters) - California cities, San Francisco and Oakland, said they filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising sea levels they blamed on climate change.

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BRIEF-San Francisco, Oakland sue five companies ​over costs of climate change

* San Francisco and Oakland sue Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon, BP, Royal Dutch Shell​‍ ​over costs of climate change Source text for Eikon:

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable

A new survey of employers shows moderate price hikes in health benefits in spite of turmoil in the individual insurance market.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: What if Legal Pot Costs More Than Black-Market Pot?

Tuesday: Looming trouble with black-market marijuana, a raucous news conference for Nancy Pelosi, and the pain of San Diego’s Charger fans.

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BRIEF-Ocado shares fall after firm cautions of rise in short term costs

* Shares down 6 percent by 0747 GMT after firm cautions of rise in costs in short term

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BRIEF-Invesco says to pay for external research costs under Mifid II

* Says to pay for external research costs under Mifid II. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Simon Jessop and Carolyn Cohn)

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BlackRock says to absorb research costs under new EU rules

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock , the world's biggest asset manager, said on Thursday that it planned to absorb the costs of external research under new European Union rules due to go live in January 2018.

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Hurricane trash pile, removal costs could reach staggering levels

HOUSTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Even as Texas continues to marshal crews to handle Hurricane Harvey debris, Irma's move up the west coast of Florida on Monday promises to stress the effort and leave a combined bill near or topping the multi-billion dollar tab for Katrina, the largest to date.

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In sunny Monte Carlo, insurers tally hurricane costs

MONACO (Reuters) - As Hurricane Irma battered Florida on Sunday, the cream of the insurance world -- gathered under the Mediterranean sun in Monte Carlo -- was assessing the costs of the storm for the global industry.

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UPDATE 2-P&G says Peltz's plan would lead to higher costs, lower profits

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co said on Thursday activist investor Nelson Peltz's plan to boost shareholder value would result in higher costs, lower profits and another restructuring that could lead to a breakup of the company.

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Lilly to lay off 8 percent of employees in bid to cut costs

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it would lay off about 8 percent of its employees as the drugmaker, which has suffered setbacks over the past year in the development of two potential blockbuster drugs, works to cut costs.

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UPDATE 3-Lilly to lay off 8 pct of employees in bid to cut costs

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it would lay off about 8 percent of its employees as the drugmaker, which has suffered setbacks over the past year in the development of two potential blockbuster drugs, works to cut costs.

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Lilly to cut 8 percent of jobs in bid to cut costs

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it would lay off about 8 percent of its employees as the drugmaker, which has suffered setbacks over the past year in the development of two potential blockbuster drugs, works to cut costs.

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UPDATE 2-Lilly to cut 8 pct of jobs in bid to cut costs

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it would lay off about 8 percent of its employees as the drugmaker, which has suffered setbacks over the past year in the development of two potential blockbuster drugs, works to cut costs.

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UPDATE 1-Interparfums' profit leaps despite higher marketing costs

Sept 7 (Reuters) - France's Interparfums' first-half operating profit jumped 53 percent as higher marketing and advertising costs were outweighed by profit from in-house brands, its deal with luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo and an improved profit margin.

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P&G says Peltz's plan would lead to higher costs, lower profits

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co on Thursday said activist investor Nelson Peltz's plan to boost shareholder value would result in higher costs, lower profits and another restructuring that could lead to a breakup of the company.

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Discussing cancer costs can reduce treatment expenses

(Reuters Health) - Even brief conversations between oncologists and patients about cancer costs can help reduce treatment expenses, a new study suggests.

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Childhood cancer survivors may face decades of high medical costs

(Reuters Health) - Childhood cancer survivors may face steep out-of-pocket medical expenses well into adulthood, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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Britain faces huge costs to avoid power shortages with electric car plan

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must plough billions of pounds into new power plants, grid networks and electric vehicle charging points if it is to avoid local power shortages when a planned ban on new diesel and petrol cars begins.

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GE's new CEO preparing job cuts in bid to reduce costs: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co is making plans to significantly reduce corporate staff in an effort to cut spending and boost profits under its new chief executive, and the company already has halted hiring in certain technology positions, a person familiar with the situation told Reuters.

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BRIEF-Talkpool says board resolved to carry out share issue of about sek 32.9 mln before issue costs

* Talkpool Ag says board resolved to carry out directed new share issue of approximately sek 32.9 million before issue costs Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Offshore start-up Borr Drilling aims to expand fleet, keep costs low

OSLO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Borr Drilling, the Norwegian drilling start-up, which listed on the Oslo exchange on Wednesday, said it aimed to expand its fleet, taking advantage of its low cost base.

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Congress awaits Trump estimate on storm costs from Harvey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass a large aid package for victims of Hurricane Harvey, but specifics of the plan and its price tag are unclear as Congress awaits a funding request from the Trump administration.

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The potential economic costs of Hurricane Harvey explained

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Salesforce's profit narrowly beats as costs rise

(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc reported a quarterly profit that edged past analysts' estimates as it continued to invest heavily to fend off competition.

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UPDATE 1-Salesforce's profit narrowly beats as costs rise

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc reported a quarterly profit that edged past analysts' estimates as it continued to invest heavily to fend off competition.

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Big city biotechs decamp for suburbs as property costs rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The biotech industry is facing high rents and tight lab space in Boston, New York and San Francisco, forcing companies into the suburbs in a sign the "live, work and play" movement into big cities may have hit a roadblock.

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China's Lenovo sinks to loss on higher costs, sluggish PC market; outlook challenging

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd posted a first-quarter loss on Friday citing higher costs and slower growth in the personal computer market, and said the outlook was challenging due to supply constraints.

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UPDATE 1-China's Lenovo sinks to loss on higher costs, sluggish PC market; outlook challenging

HONG KONG, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd posted a first-quarter loss on Friday citing higher costs and slower growth in the personal computer market, and said the outlook was challenging due to supply constraints.

Labor and Jobs nytimes.com

A Pocket Dial to a Reporter Costs a Court Spokesman His Job

The strange downfall of David Bookstaver, who mistakenly dialed a New York Post reporter, and then was overheard admitting he had a no-show job.

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Lawmakers, aides weigh benefits, costs of remaining loyal to Trump

Republican lawmakers and administration aides found themselves again Wednesday weighing the costs and benefits of remaining loyal to President Donald Trump, whose equivocal statements about neo-Nazis and white supremacists marked a dramatic shift in presidential rhetoric.

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Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinics

(Reuters Health) - The absence of a nearby abortion clinic drives up healthcare costs, a study of California's poor has found.

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World's fastest street car costs $3 million

The Bugatti Chiron can hit a top speed of 261 mph but it's going to cost you a whopping $3 million.

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Exclusive: India aims to revamp health scheme, lower costs after criticism

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's health ministry has trimmed its cost estimates for extending its main public health program by 25 percent after criticism from a federal think-tank over inefficiency and slow progress, according to government documents seen by Reuters.

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Employer health costs to rise 5%

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JP Morgan Asset Management says will absorb research costs due to MiFID-II

LONDON (Reuters) - JP Morgan Asset Management said on Friday that it will absorb the cost of paying brokers for investment research rather than pass it on to its clients when new European regulation comes in next year.

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BRIEF-Peregrine announces measures to reduce costs, facilitate profitability and strengthen its operations

* Peregrine announces measures to reduce costs, facilitate profitability and strengthen its operations

Beef Products Inc nytimes.com

ABC’s ‘Pink Slime’ Report Tied to $177 Million in Settlement Costs

ABC News, a Disney unit, settled a defamation case with Beef Products Inc. this summer related to reports in 2012 over its low-cost processed beef trimmings.

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UPDATE 1-TMX beats profit expectations as it cuts costs

TORONTO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Canada's dominant stock exchange operator, TMX Group Ltd, posted better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue late on Wednesday, as it saved more in costs than it lost in revenue from several businesses it discarded.

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Innovate, cut costs: how a Russian oil firm navigates global supply curbs

ALMYETYEVSK, Russia (Reuters) - A global deal cutting crude output has forced mid-sized Russian oil company Tatneft to curb flows at some fields, leaving it with lower revenues but little relief from maintenance and running costs. Its response: innovation.

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British government launches review to cut long-term energy costs

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government launched a review on how best to reduce long-term energy bills for households and business on Sunday, prompted in part by concern that high electricity costs could damage industrial competitiveness.

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Aetna Obamacare member costs improve but second half uncertain

NEW YORK, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Aetna Inc has experienced lower member costs "on the margin" in its Obamacare individual business so far this year, but uncertainty about federal funding for the program in 2018 may spur members, worried they are going to lose insurance next year, to boost use of medical services in the second-half of 2017, its Chief Financial Officer Shawn Guertin said Thursday.

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Humana says Obamacare exchange member costs lower than predicted

NEW YORK, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Humana Inc individual insurance customers who purchased their plans through the Obamacare program are having lower costs than expected so far this year, contributing to expectations for the individual business to swing to a profit this year, the company said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's Cielo cuts targets as recession tames sales, costs

SAO PAULO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Cielo SA, Brazil's largest payment processor, cut targets for expense and capital spending growth this year, citing slowing inflation and declining client rentals of point-of-sale machines stemming from a harsh recession.

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UPDATE 3-Cummins' profit misses on higher costs, shares fall

* Maintains EBIT of 11.75-12.5 pct of sales (Adds details from conference call)

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'Bachelorette' contestant addresses racism accusations

One contestant found himself on the hot seat on Monday night during "The Bachelorette 2017: The Men Tell All."

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UPDATE 1-AES Gener sees costs rising further at Chilean hydropower project

SANTIAGO, July 31 (Reuters) - AES Gener, the Chilean arm of AES Corp, said on Monday that it forecast possible fresh cost overruns on its half-finished Alto Maipo hydropower mega-project after continued problems with its construction and contractors.

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AES Gener sees costs rising further at Chilean hydropower project

SANTIAGO, July 31 (Reuters) - AES Gener, the Chilean arm of AES Corp, said on Monday that it forecast possible fresh cost overruns on its Alto Maipo hydropower mega-project after problems with its construction and contractors.

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Boeing's new avionics group aims to cut costs, boost quality

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Monday it has set up an avionics group to make flight controls and other electronics currently made by outside suppliers for commercial and military aircraft, aiming to bring products to market after 2020.

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UPDATE 1-Boeing's new avionics group aims to cut costs, boost quality

NEW YORK, July 31 (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Monday it has set up an avionics group to make flight controls and other electronics currently made by outside suppliers for commercial and military aircraft, aiming to bring products to market after 2020.

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N.J. Governor Chris Christie accosts heckler in Milwaukee

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie confronted a baseball fan who heckled him during a Sunday night game in Milwaukee, according to a video posted by local media, making the unpopular governor the target of another round of online jokes.

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This new Rolls-Royce costs just $460,000

Rolls-Royce unveiled an all-new Phantom, the first full revamp since 2003. For a starting price of $460,000, you get the kind of luxury and grandeur found almost nowhere else on the market.

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Chevron swings to quarterly profit as costs drop

(Reuters) - Chevron Corp swung to a quarterly profit on Friday, helped largely by resurgence in oil and gas production as prices jumped and costs slipped.

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Amazon profit slumps 77 percent as costs surge, shares fall

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc reported a 77 percent slump in quarterly profit as the company invests heavily in areas such as video content and in fast-growing economies such as India.

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UPDATE 2-Brazilian miner Vale's net income slips on currency, higher costs

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO, July 27 (Reuters) - Brazil's Vale SA reported on Thursday a drop in second-quarter net income, as the world's largest producer of iron ore was crimped by a weaker currency, higher production costs and lower prices for the mineral.

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UPDATE 1-As Murdoch waits, Sky cuts operating costs to protect profits

* Customer numbers weak in Q4 (Adds details, reaction, shares)

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Lawmakers say they lobbied White House on gender confirmation medical costs. Trump went further.

Republicans on Capitol Hill are scrambling to respond to President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday to reinstitute a ban on transgender people serving in the military after conservatives who lobbied the White House say they were pushing only to prevent the Pentagon from paying for medical costs associated with gender confirmation -- not an outright ban.

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Goldcorp posts quarterly profit as costs fall; CFO to leave

July 26 (Reuters) - Canadian gold producer Goldcorp Inc reported a quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by lower costs.

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Amundi's Pioneer to ditch Blackrock's Aladdin to cut costs

PARIS, July 26 (Reuters) - Amundi confirmed on Wednesday plans to switch the IT systems of its recently-acquired Pioneer Investments from rival BlackRock's Aladdin platform in a bid to cut costs.

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Alphabet beats revenue forecast, but warns about rising costs

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc surpassed Wall Street expectations for quarterly revenue and earnings on Monday, but it said costs were rising faster than sales and warned that as more traffic and searches shift to mobile devices the expenses would remain high.

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Medicaid, pension costs create budget complications for U.S. states: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sluggish forecast for U.S. economic growth as well as an increase in U.S. states' Medicaid and pension contribution costs is creating a budgetary squeeze in many state capitols, according to a research report issued by S&P Global Ratings on Monday.

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U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 million in fees, costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved $125 million in fees and costs for lawyers who sued Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of 88,000 3.0 liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.

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U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 mln in fees, costs

WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved $125 million in fees and costs for lawyers who sued Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of 88,000 3.0 liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.

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SAP posts second quarter profit below forecast on higher cloud costs

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP, Europe's most valuable technology firm, posted rapid growth in its cloud services business in both revenue as well as expenses, putting a damper on its quarterly operating profit, which came in slightly below expectations.

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UPDATE 1-SAP posts Q2 profit below forecast on higher cloud costs

FRANKFURT, July 20 (Reuters) - SAP, Europe's most valuable technology firm, posted rapid growth in its cloud services business in both revenue as well as expenses, putting a damper on its quarterly operating profit, which came in slightly below expectations.

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UPDATE 1-Bunge cutting costs, restructuring as grains glut stings

CHICAGO, July 19 (Reuters) - Agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday it was cutting costs and restructuring its global operations in response to tough market conditions, sending its shares lower in after-hours trading.