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BRIEF-Morphosys And Galapagos Present Results From Phase 1 Study With Mor106

* SAID ON SATURDAY MORPHOSYS AND GALAPAGOS PRESENT RESULTS FROM A PHASE 1 STUDY WITH MOR106 IN ATOPIC DERMATITIS AS LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACT

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UPDATE 2-Australia's Domain steady in slipping property market, shares rise

* Domain posts 12.5 pct revenue rise in stalled property market

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Nikkei rises to 1-1/2-week high, exporters and big-caps gain

TOKYO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a 1-1/2-week high on Monday morning as exporters took advantage of a pullback in the yen, while market heavyweights such as Fanuc and Fast Retailing helped boost the benchmark index.

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Confluence of crises crashes Trump's 'Infrastructure Week'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This was supposed to be “Infrastructure Week” for U.S. President Donald Trump, a time to unveil a long-promised plan to create jobs by revitalizing America's roads and bridges.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX racks up best week in two years as oil shares rise

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Friday as a boost from the heavyweight energy sector helped the market rack up its best weekly performance in nearly two years.

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Motor racing: Russian rookie Sirotkin will surprise, says Williams

LONDON (Reuters) - Williams say Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin has earned his place at the Formula One team on merit and is likely to surprise people this season.

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Futures rise, setting stocks on firm ground for the week

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures rose on Friday, set to build on a rally that has lasted five straight days as investors shrug off inflation fears and focus on growth in the economy and corporate profits.

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Backstory: Warren Buffett's Valentine's Day surprise for investors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett had a Valentine’s Day surprise for investors in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd .   

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Nikkei rises on relief over Kuroda's BOJ reappointment

TOKYO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Friday morning, with investors relieved to see the government appoint Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda for another term and choose an advocate of bolder monetary easing as one of his deputies.

Education (K-12) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: The Rise of the Amphibians

Millennials who can thrive in radically different environments may save the world.

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BRIEF-Nu Skin Enterprises Announces Dividend Increase

* NU SKIN ENTERPRISES INC - HAS INCREASED QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND TO $0.365 FROM PREVIOUS $0.36 PER SHARE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Bitcoin rises above $10,000, strategist sees new high by July

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency after having fallen 70 percent from its all-time peak hit in mid-December.

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U.S. official: 'Would be surprised' if Russia doesn't face sanctions under new law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday she would be surprised if the United States doesn't at some point impose sanctions on Russian firms or entities covered by a U.S. sanctions law that went into effect in late January.

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As marijuana use rises, doctors warn pregnant women

Two-year-old Maverick Hawkins sits on a red, plastic car in his grandmother's living room in the picturesque town of Nevada City, Calif., in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. His playpal Delilah Smith, a fellow 2-year-old, snacks on hummus and cashews and delights over the sounds of her Princess Peppa Pig stuffie.

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METALS-Copper rises as zinc, nickel scale multi-year peaks

* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Releads, updates with closing prices)

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U.S. producer prices rise in January; industrial output falls

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices accelerated in January, boosted by strong gains in the cost of gasoline and healthcare, offering more evidence that inflation pressures were building up.

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The Week in Good News: Chloe Kim, Mr. Rogers, and a Bichon Frisé Named Flynn

Sometimes it seems as if we’re living under a constant barrage of heavy news. But it isn’t all bad out there.

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FX trading volumes rise sharply in Jan, early Feb - CLS

LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Foreign exchange trading volumes jumped 24 percent in January from a year earlier, data from CLS showed on Thursday, as investors ramped up bets on a weaker dollar and uncertainty about the end of the era of cheap money stoked volatility.

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Indivior legal costs rise, new anti-addiction drug ready

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Indivior, which makes drugs to treat opioid addiction and plans to launch a key new product this month, said on Thursday it had increased provisions for investigative and antitrust litigation matters to $438 million.

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Stocks climb despite rise in U.S. inflation; dollar on defensive

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong U.S. inflation data and surged, in a move that also saw the dollar pinned to two-week lows even as Treasury yields jumped in anticipation of more rapid U.S. interest rate hikes.

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METALS--Copper rises for a 4th day to a 10-day high on weaker dollar, growth outlook

MELBOURNE, Feb 15 (Reuters) - London copper rose for a fourth day to the highest in 10 days on Thursday, supported by a decline in the dollar and robust prospects for global growth. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.3 percent to $7,186.50 a tonne by 0245 GMT. Prices have risen for a fourth straight session, gaining 6.4 percent during this period. Copper earlier climbed as high as $7,195, the highest since Feb. 5. * SHFE: The Shanghai Futures Exchange was

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Nikkei produces solid rise despite strong yen; financials higher

* Short-term investors seen unwinding 'sell' positions in Japan stocks

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RPT-Indian state warns local firms over spread of unauthorised Monsanto GM cotton

NEW DELHI, Feb 15 (Reuters) - A top Indian cotton-growing state has told two local companies that seeds they sold to farmers may have contained traces of an unapproved GM strain from Monsanto, according to government notices seen by Reuters that warn of action against the firms.

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US personnel in Cuba had symptoms resembling brain injury, study says

Doctors remain baffled by concussion-like symptoms that manifested in US government personnel while they were on assignment in Havana, Cuba. Their findings are laid out in a comprehensive medical report published Wednesday on what they found when they examined the patients. CNN first reported on the "acoustic attacks" in August.

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Trump suggests 25 cent gas tax increase, senator says

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that a one-time, 25 cent increase in gas and diesel taxes would be needed to help pay for the administration's new infrastructure plan, according to Democratic Sen. Tom Carper.

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Marriott quarterly revenue rises 7.7 percent

(Reuters) - Marriott International Inc reported a 7.7 percent rise in fourth-quarter revenue as more people booked its rooms at higher prices, helping the company reaffirm its 2018 forecast for a key performance metric.

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Rise in U.S. inflation puts spotlight on Fed's Powell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected in January as Americans paid more for gasoline, rental accommodation and healthcare, raising pressure on new Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell to prevent a possible overheating of the economy.

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Stock market shrugs off CPI rise but inflation obsession may linger

NEW YORK (Reuters) - So, were the stock market's fears about inflation ... inflated?

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Indian state warns local firms over spread of unauthorised Monsanto GM cotton

NEW DELHI, Feb 14 (Reuters) - A top Indian cotton-growing state has told two local companies that seeds they sold to farmers may have contained traces of an unapproved GM strain from Monsanto, according to government notices seen by Reuters that warn of action against the firms.

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Rise of the data protection officer, the hottest tech ticket in town

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - They may not have the cachet of entrepreneurs, or geek chic of developers, but data protection officers are suddenly the hottest properties in technology.

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Flynn the bichon frise fetches top prize at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A bichon frise named Flynn was crowned best in show at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, triumphing over the nearly 3,000 dogs that competed in the...

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METALS-Shanghai copper rises on short-covering, LME tops $7,000

(Adds broker comment, updates prices) BEIJING, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Shanghai copper prices rose for a second session on Wednesday, tracking a strong jump in London the previous day, as traders took up new positions in the metal before the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) closes for a national holiday. Market open interest on Shanghai copper hit 811,170 lots on Tuesday, the highest since January 2016, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in China beginning on Thursday. Traders are l

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China's Baidu tops revenue and profit estimates, shares rise

(Reuters) - China's Baidu Inc reported on Tuesday quarterly profit and revenue that beat analysts' estimates, powered by strong performances of its search and newsfeed services.

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Merck scraps another late-stage Alzheimer's drug study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday said it will end another late-stage trial of an Alzheimer's drug because it was unlikely to work, adding to the pile-up of failures to find an effective treatment for the mind-wasting disease.

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Tetraphase's antibiotic fails late-stage study, shares plummet

(Reuters) - Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its lead experimental antibiotic to treat serious infections did not meet the main goals in a late-stage study, sending its shares plunging more than 60 percent in after-market trading.

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EU studying if members doing enough to avoid penalties over air pollution

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will decide next month whether to take legal action against nine member states for breaching EU air pollution rules after they submitted plans to address the issue.

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Soccer-Rising cost of Premier League injuries raises fixture concerns-study

Feb 13 (Reuters) - English Premier League clubs have paid 134.2 million pounds ($187 million) in wages to injured players so far this season, with Manchester United topping the list by shelling out more than 15.8 million, according to a study.

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Damascus warns Israel of 'more surprises' in Syria

DAMASCUS/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will face "more surprises" should it again attack Syrian territory, Damascus said on Tuesday, after Syria's air defenses shot down an advanced Israeli warplane during the fiercest flare-up between the old foes in 36 years.

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Study: Similarities in psychiatric illnesses

At least three neuropsychiatric disorders -- autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder -- appear to share similar patterns of gene activity, a new study suggests.

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Kidney stones on the rise in US, study suggests

Kidney stones may be increasing among both men and women in the US, a new study says.

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History suggests strong economy can ward off bear market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Faith in the economy is reason to think this current stock market correction is unlikely to deepen into a full-blown bear market.

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A 25-year study of satellite data shows the oceans have risen nearly 3 inches, and it's getting faster

Sea level rise is happening now, and the rate at which it is rising is increasing every year, according to a study released Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Why Oxfam's sex scandal shouldn't surprise you

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Golf: Unharried Potter beats big names for surprise Pebble Beach win

(Reuters) - Ted Potter, Jr. kept his cool as he outplayed some of the game's biggest names to win the Pebble Beach Pro-Am by three shots in California on Sunday.

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S&P 500 e-mini futures rise 0.30 percent as trading reopens after volatile week

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - S&P 500 e-mini futures rose 0.30 pct late Sunday as trading reopened after the S&P 500 Index recorded its worst week in two years.

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Wall St Week Ahead-Investors brace for more swings as U.S. inflation specter rises

NEW YORK, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The inflation bogeyman has reared its ugly head and sent U.S. stock investors racing for the hills in recent days.

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Exclusive: U.S. IOC member suggests joint Korean team for Nobel Peace Prize

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A senior American member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) called on Sunday for North and South Korea's joint women's ice hockey team to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Hungary nytimes.com

As West Fears the Rise of Autocrats, Hungary Shows What’s Possible

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has remade the country’s political system and pioneered a model of one-party rule. His actions can be seen as part of a broader decline of democracy.

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Investors brace for more swings as U.S. inflation specter rises

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The inflation bogeyman has reared its ugly head and sent U.S. stock investors racing for the hills in recent days.

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SDF to study any request to hand over British IS militants captured in Syria

AMUDA, Syria/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has not received a request from any foreign government to hand over two British Islamic State militants in its custody but will study any such request if made, a senior SDF official told Reuters on Friday.

Clergy nytimes.com

Worries Rise as Pope and China Edge Closer to Deal on Bishops

A crucial issue is who gets to appoint the bishops and whether Rome will have a say. A retired archbishop of Hong Kong fears the Vatican is “selling out” Chinese Catholics.

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Texas drilling permits, completions rise as crude prices firm

HOUSTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Texas oil and gas producers received 1,166 drilling permits last month, a 21 percent increase over year-ago levels, the state energy regulator said on Friday, after filings surged on the back of higher crude prices.

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The Surprise Stars of Olympic Skating: Ed Sheeran and Paul Anka

The 2018 Winter Olympics are the first in which singles and pairs skaters can compete to music with lyrics. The first songs picked got mixed reviews from the internet’s judges.

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Surprise: Trade didn't collapse in Trump's first year

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North American soccer World Cup would create $5 billion in economic activity: study

(Reuters) - A tri-nation North American bid to host the 2026 soccer World Cup could create over $5 billion in economic activity for the area if it wins the right to stage the tournament, according to a study published on Thursday.

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News Corp quarterly revenue rises 3 percent

(Reuters) - Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a 3 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by growth in its digital real estate business.

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Trump was 'surprised' and 'saddened' by Rob Porter abuse allegations, White House says

White House spokesman Raj Shah said Thursday the White House "could have done better" over the last few days when it came to "dealing with" the domestic violence allegations against former top aide Rob Porter.

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Anger rises as DACA left out of budget deal again

As a massive bipartisan budget deal moved towards a vote Thursday, temperatures were rising on the left, where Democrats were fuming that -- once again -- immigration was being left behind.

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Twitter surprises with revenue turnaround, shares surge

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Thursday delivered its first quarterly profit and an unexpected return to revenue growth helped by expansion outside the United States, pushing shares in the social network to more than two-year highs.

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Wall Street sinks again as bond yields rise

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank another 500 points on Thursday as a renewed rise in U.S. bond yields and fears of higher inflation unnerve investors still piecing over a historic drop earlier this week.

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Trump-requested parade might not be in Washington, Pentagon suggests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Thursday said it was not certain that the Washington D.C.-area would ultimately host a parade requested by President Donald Trump to honor the U.S. military.

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US STOCKS-Wall St sinks again as bond yields rise

* Weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly 45 years

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UPDATE 3-GrubHub shares rise after Yum Brands picks up stake

* Yum Brands to buy stake in co for $200 mln (Recasts, adds CEO and analyst comment, details on Yum deal)

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EPA chief suggests climate change could benefit humans

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt suggested Tuesday that climate change could benefit humans, despite scientific evidence to the contrary.

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New York Times posts quarterly loss as costs rise

(Reuters) - The New York Times Co reported a fourth-quarter loss, compared with a year-ago profit, due to higher costs as the publisher invests heavily to boost online subscriptions amid declining print sales.

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Pyeongchang among coldest cities to host Winter Olympics: study

(Reuters) - South Korea's Winter Olympics is likely to be the coldest since Norway hosted the 1994 Games, with Pyeongchang's daily mean low temperature for February the same as Lillehammer's at minus 11 degrees Celsius (12 Fahrenheit), according to an unofficial study.

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On Olympics: A Surprise (?) at the Winter Olympics: It’s Really Cold

Recent Games were balmy. But not Pyeongchang, South Korea, where officials are providing hand and seat warmers for the opening ceremony Friday.

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BRIEF-GlaxoSmithKline Says ‍ViiV Healthcare Launches New Two-Drug HIV Study

* ‍VIIV HEALTHCARE LAUNCHES EIGHTH PHASE III STUDY IN TWO-DRUG REGIMEN PROGRAMME FOR HIV-1 TREATMENT​

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Study: Drowsy driving is a factor in almost 10% of crashes

Drowsy drivers are a bigger risk factor in vehicle accidents than previously thought, according to a study published Thursday.

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Aftershocks rattle Taiwan as quake toll rises to 10, 58 missing

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Scores of aftershocks hampered rescue efforts on Thursday as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 10 people near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien.

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Prudential Financial's operating profit rises 7.6 percent

(Reuters) - Prudential Financial Inc, the largest U.S. life insurer by assets, on Wednesday reported a 7.6 percent rise in quarterly operating profit that topped analysts' estimates, helped by higher...

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Robin Williams' death linked to rise in copycat suicides

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Suicide rates in the United States spiked almost 10 percent following the death in 2014 of actor Robin Williams, and spiked even more among men and those who ended their lives, like Williams, by suffocation, according to a study published on Wednesday.

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Tesla sticks by Model 3 target, warns spending could rise in 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it was sticking with Chief Executive Elon Musk's revised production targets for its Model 3 electric sedan, but posted its worst-ever quarterly loss, and warned that spending would increase slightly this year.

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Poll: Trump's approval rating on the rise

Bolstered by the strong economy and quickly shifting numbers on tax reform, President Donald Trump's approval rating hit 40% in a new Quinnipiac poll on Wednesday, his best score in this survey in seven months.

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Handle with care, suggests study on woodcutting tools and injuries

(Reuters Health) - At-home users of woodcutting equipment are at risk for significant injuries, particularly of the fingers and hands, and should be vigilant about proper use protective gear, U.S. researchers warn.

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Hasbro posts surprise revenue drop as Star Wars toys fail to shine

(Reuters) - Toymaker Hasbro Inc reported a surprise fall in quarterly revenue on Wednesday due to a decline in sales of its toys based on the Star Wars franchise and the lingering impact of the bankruptcy of retailer Toys 'R' Us.

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Biogen stops testing Tysabri to treat stroke after study fails

(Reuters) - Biogen Inc said on Wednesday it would stop developing its multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri to treat patients with acute ischemic stroke after it failed a mid-stage study.

International Trade and World Market nytimes.com

Feature: The Rise of China and the Fall of the ‘Free Trade’ Myth

China’s economic success lays bare an uncomfortable historical truth: No one who preaches ‘free trade’ really practices it.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

White House Memo: Trump’s Latest Surprise: Shutdown Might Be a Good Idea

The president has said so many outrageous things that his latest outbursts no longer shock, but seem more of the same.

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Oil rises on report of lower U.S. crude inventories, stock market recovery

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Wednesday amid a share market recovery and supported by a report that U.S. crude inventories fell last week, although analysts warned that soaring U.S. output and a seasonal demand drop could soon weigh on crude.

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Oil prices rise on report of decline in U.S. crude stocks

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Wednesday amid a recovery in global stock markets, supported by a report that U.S. crude inventories fell last week.

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CORRECTED-Oil prices rise on report of decline in U.S. crude stocks

* Global stock market recovery also supports crude oil futures

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Key U.S. Democrat suggests contempt proceedings for Bannon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday the panel should begin contempt proceedings if Steve Bannon, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, continues to refuse to testify in an investigation of Russia and the 2016 presidential election.

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Soccer, cricket and golf handicapped by UK climate change: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Golf, cricket and soccer are suffering from wetter weather linked to climate change in Britain, the nation which laid down the modern rules for the games, a study said on Wednesday.

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Chipotle restaurant sales rise slightly after price increases

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Tuesday reported a slightly better-than-expected rise in sales at established restaurants, boosted by menu price increases, as it works to regain customer trust after food safety lapses in 2015.

Lim, Chriselle nytimes.com

Skin Deep: Chriselle Lim’s Beauty Secret Is Prep

The social media influencer uses no fewer than four serums a day. Here’s why.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St dips but trading volatile; bond prices rise

* Nikkei ends down 4.7 pct, Asia stocks minus Japan down 3.5 pct

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Key Democrat suggests contempt proceedings for Bannon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat in the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday the panel should begin contempt proceedings if Steve Bannon, a former advisor to President Donald Trump, continues to refuse to testify in an investigation of Russia and the 2016 presidential election.

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U.S. trade deficit rises to nine-year high on robust imports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in December to its highest level since 2008, as robust domestic demand pushed imports to a record high, adding to the stiff headwinds faced by the Trump administration's "America First" trade policies.

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As many as 1 in 20 US kids harmed by alcohol in the womb, study says

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Array melanoma drugs show significant survival versus Roche drug in study

(Reuters) - A combination of experimental drugs from Array BioPharma Inc kept patients with advanced melanoma associated with a common gene mutation alive for nearly three years and twice as long as a rival Roche Holding AG medicine, according to data from a late stage study released on Tuesday.

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Dow falls over 2 percent at open as volatility rises

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened almost another 2 percent lower on Tuesday after two days of heavy losses that have undermined faith in the U.S. stock market's almost decade-long rally.

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Allergan's profit beats; migraine drug succeeds in key study

(Reuters) - Allergan Plc on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on strong demand for Botox, and said its migraine treatment met the main goals in a late-stage study.

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Array melanoma drugs show significant survival vs Roche drug in study

(Reuters) - A combination of experimental drugs from Array BioPharma Inc kept patients with advanced melanoma associated with a common gene mutation alive for nearly three years and twice as long as a rival Roche Holding AG medicine, according to data from a late stage study released on Tuesday.

Francis nytimes.com

Letter Suggests Pope Knew About Abuse Complaints, Despite Denials

Francis is said to have been given a letter in 2015 accusing a Chilean bishop of ignoring abuse. The pope has said he never heard about the claims.

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BRIEF-Roche Says Late-stage Study Shows Genentech's Tecentriq And Avastin Reduced The Risk Of Disease Worsening Or Death By 26 Pct In Certain People With Advanced Kidney Cancer

* PHASE III IMMOTION151 STUDY SHOWED GENENTECH’S TECENTRIQ (ATEZOLIZUMAB) AND AVASTIN (BEVACIZUMAB) REDUCED THE RISK OF DISEASE WORSENING OR DEATH BY 26 PERCENT IN CERTAIN PEOPLE WITH ADVANCED KIDNEY CANCER

Virtual Currency nytimes.com

As Bitcoin Bubble Loses Air, Frauds and Flaws Rise to Surface

Hackers draining online exchanges. Ponzi schemes. Regulators unable to keep up with heightened interest in virtual currencies. A young industry’s problems have become clearer in recent weeks.

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Apple supplier Skyworks' revenue rises 15 percent

(Reuters) - Apple supplier Skyworks Solutions Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Monday, helped by strong demand for its wireless chips and technology that powers Internet of Things.

Kline, Elliott (Eli Mosley) nytimes.com

How Our Reporter Uncovered a Lie That Propelled an Alt-Right Extremist’s Rise

After months of investigating, video producer Emma Cott confronted Elliott Kline, a.k.a. Eli Mosley, with her findings.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Global pension fund assets hit record $41.3 trillion in 2017: study

LONDON (Reuters) - Global institutional pension fund assets in the world's 22 biggest markets hit a record $41.3 trillion in 2017, a study on Monday showed.

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Global stocks routed, yields rise as U.S. inflation threat spooks markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets were routed around the globe on Monday, with European indexes opening lower and bond yields rising as resurgent U.S. inflation raised the possibility central banks would tighten policy more aggressively than had been expected.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks routed, yields rise as U.S. inflation threat spooks markets

LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Stock markets were routed around the globe on Monday, with European indexes opening lower and bond yields rising as resurgent U.S. inflation raised the possibility central banks would tighten policy more aggressively than had been expected.

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Amid stock market selloff, U.S. profit forecasts rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's main stock indexes suffered their worst week in two years as bond yields soared and renewed fears of inflation gripped investors.

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RPT-Wall St Weekahead-Amid stock market selloff, U.S. profit forecasts rise

NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main stock indexes suffered their worst week in two years as bond yields soared and renewed fears of inflation gripped investors.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: The Rise of the Social Media Fembot

The female cyborg has long been a pop culture fixation, but now feminized tech is all around us, with a true blurring of reality and fantasy.

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Students' reaction to film surprise goes viral

Students at the Ron Clark Academy were thrilled to find out they were all going to see the upcoming movie "Black Panther," and their reaction has gone viral online.

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Merkel suggests changes could be made to new online hate speech law

BERLIN, Feb 3 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled on Saturday that she was prepared to consider changes to a widely criticised new law that aims to rid social media of hate speech.

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Cell phone radiation study finds more questions than answers

High doses of cell phone radiation are tied to rare tumors in male rats, according to new government reports. Much more research is needed to determine whether similar findings would emerge in humans.

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54,000 bridges in the US in need of repair, study finds

There are more than 54,000 bridges in the United States that need to be repaired or replaced, a new study says.

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High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats: U.S. study

(Reuters) - Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumors in the tissues around their hearts, according to a draft report by U.S. government researchers on the potential health risks of the devices.

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Wall St Weekahead-Amid stock market selloff, U.S. profit forecasts rise

NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main stock indexes suffered their worst week in two years as bond yields soared and renewed fears of inflation gripped investors.

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High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in rats: U.S. study

(Reuters) - Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumors in the tissues around their hearts, according to a draft report by U.S. government researchers on the potential health risks of the devices.

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UPDATE 2-High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in rats - U.S. study

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumors in the tissues around their hearts, according to a draft report by U.S. government researchers on the potential health risks of the devices.

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Dow sheds 400 points as bond yields rise on strong jobs data

(Reuters) - The S&P and the Dow were headed for their worst week in two years on Friday, as robust U.S. jobs data pushed up bond yields further and boosted chances of more interest rate hikes this year.

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Southern Copper surprises with $287.5 mln net loss in fourth quarter

LIMA, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Southern Copper Corp surprised the market by reporting a $287.5 million net loss in the fourth quarter on Friday, citing a $743.3 million one-time payment related to U.S. tax reform.

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Stocks set for biggest weekly drop since late 2016 as bond yields rise

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set to post their biggest weekly drop since late 2016 on Friday, as talk of central bank policy tightening and expectations of higher inflation boosted borrowing costs globally, a move that sparked a sell-off in shares.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks set for biggest weekly drop since late 2016 as bond yields rise

LONDON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - World stocks were set to post their biggest weekly drop since late 2016 on Friday, as talk of central bank policy tightening and expectations of higher inflation boosted borrowing costs globally, a move that sparked a sell-off in shares.

Colon and Colorectal Cancer nytimes.com

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Two types of bacteria common in the gut may accelerate the growth of tumors, suggesting new possibilities for diagnosis and prevention.

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BRIEF-Cannae Holdings Says ‍Board Adopted A Resolution Increasing Size Of Company's Board Of Directors To Six​

* CANNAE HOLDINGS SAYS ‍BOARD OF DIRECTORS ADOPTED A RESOLUTION INCREASING SIZE OF COMPANY'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO SIX​ - SEC FILING Source text: [http://bit.ly/2GD0oPv] Further company coverage:

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Wall St. shares forfeit early gains as bond yields rise

(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks gave up early gains on Thursday as bond yields rose and technology stocks retreated ahead of a host of high-profile earnings.

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Visa's first-quarter profit rises 22 percent on higher volumes

(Reuters) - Visa Inc , the world's largest payments network operator, reported a 22 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Thursday as more people made payments using its network.

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NFL players with long, short careers have similar death risk: study

(Reuters) - A study on the health of football players released on Thursday found career participation in the NFL was not associated with a statistically significant increase in death rates when compared with other players who spent less time in the league.

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S&P 500's January gain suggests momentum for a strong 2018

(Reuters) - One of the oldest Wall Street adages dictates: "So goes January, goes the year." After the S&P 500's gain of almost 6 percent in the first month of 2018, that should mean the rest of the year will follow suit.

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Metabolism study signals more trouble ahead for polar bears

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A study of polar bear metabolism conducted near Alaska's Prudhoe Bay has provided more reason to worry about the future of these massive predators that prowl the Arctic.

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Dashboard Confessional, Emo’s King of Pain, Rises Again

During the band’s break, the genre has experienced a revival and spread into hip-hop. Now Chris Carrabba’s band is returning with its first album in nine years.

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AMA head injury study compares NFL veterans with other football players

(Reuters) - An American Medical Association study on head injuries released on Thursday found career participation in the NFL was not associated with a statistically significant increase in death rates, at least when compared with other football players who spent less time in the league.

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AT&T quarterly profit tops estimates, shares rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Wednesday that quarterly profit beat Wall Street analyst estimates, helped by impacts from tax cuts and wireless subscriber additions.

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Symantec's revenue misses estimates as enterprise segment sales fall

(Reuters) - Symantec Corp's quarterly revenue missed estimates, hurt by lower sales at its enterprise security division, and the company lowered its profit and revenue forecast for 2018.

Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: ‘Rise and Kill First’ Shines Light on Israel’s Hidden Assassinations

Ronen Bergman’s blend of history and investigative reporting is a humane book about a contentious subject.

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WRAPUP 1-U.S. private payrolls growth maintains brisk pace; labor costs rise in Q4

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - U.S. private sector payrolls rose at a brisk pace in January as hiring increased across the board despite unseasonably cold weather, pointing to sustained labor market strength at the start of the year.

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Boeing forecasts sharp rise in profit, jet output in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Wednesday forecast full-year profit well above Wall Street estimates as it expects its busiest year ever for plane deliveries, sending its shares up more than 5 percent in pre-market trading.

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Slack adds Target, BBC, E*Trade as clients in enterprise push

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc now has more than 150 customers using the enterprise version of its workplace collaboration software, Chief Executive Stewart Butterfield told Reuters.

The Fast and the Furious (Movie) nytimes.com

Do ‘Fast and Furious’ Movies Cause a Rise in Speeding?

Evidence suggests you may want to be more cautious near theaters in April 2020, when “Fast and Furious 9” is expected to arrive.

Space and Astronomy nytimes.com

Trilobites: The Super Blue Blood Moon Will Rise Early. Watch It Before You Go to Work.

On Wednesday, Earth will cast its shadow over the second full moon of January, making it turn red in a lunar eclipse. Here’s when and where you can see it.

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BBC women denounce unequal pay as heat rises for broadcaster

LONDON (Reuters) - Women working for the BBC have complained they were paid less than men in equivalent jobs and have accused managers of misleading them about their pay to hide widespread gender discrimination at the public broadcaster.

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Chile open to increasing SQM lithium quota to satisfy Tesla: Corfo

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile is open to negotiating an additional quota of lithium for local miner SQM to meet potential demand from U.S. electric car-maker Tesla, Eduardo Bitran, head of Chilean development agency Corfo, told Reuters on Monday.

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Hillary Clinton surprises with Grammy 'Fire and Fury' spoof

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bruno Mars beat Jay-Z for the top Grammy Awards on Sunday, but the surprise star of the night was former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reading from Michael Wolff's controversial book "Fire and Fury."

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Nikkei rises led by chip-related firms, insurers

TOKYO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Monday morning following a U.S. market rally, with chip-related stocks and insurance firms leading gains.

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Japan's Rakuten says studying purchase of Asahi Fire & Marine Insurance

TOKYO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - E-commerce company Rakuten Inc said on Monday it is considering the acquisition of Asahi Fire & Marine Insurance Co Ltd.

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The Environmental Protection Agency's surprise move could protect the world's largest salmon fishery

In a surprise reversal, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it is withdrawing its plan to suspend environmental protections for an area of Alaska that is home to the world's most valuable wild salmon fishery.

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German carmakers condemn use of monkeys in diesel fumes study

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmakers Daimler BMW and Volkswagen on Saturday denounced a scientific experiment which exposed monkeys to toxic diesel fumes, the latest aftershock from an exhaust-rigging scandal rocking the auto industry.

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Paris on flood alert as Seine rises

Paris remained on flood alert Saturday after the swollen Seine burst its banks, leaving streets flooded and forcing part of the lower level of the famous Louvre Museum to close.

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River Seine levels rise further as Paris braces for flood risk

PARIS (Reuters) - The levels of the River Seine in Paris rose further on Saturday and were set to hit a peak this weekend, according to official estimates, and French authorities were on standby for any major flooding risk.

Animal Abuse, Rights and Welfare nytimes.com

Citing Deaths of Lab Monkeys, F.D.A. Ends an Addiction Study

The agency said on Friday it was evaluating other animal studies and would retire the remaining monkeys to a sanctuary.

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Lawsuit over surprise 'mandatory' restaurant tips can proceed: N.Y. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Many restaurants now require minimum tips, but a federal court ruling in Manhattan on Friday suggests that customers ought to be told about them up front.

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Lawsuit over surprise 'mandatory' restaurant tips can proceed -N.Y. judge

NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Many restaurants now require minimum tips, but a federal court ruling in Manhattan on Friday suggests that customers ought to be told about them up front.

Bowling nytimes.com

Character Study: The Pin Chaser in Charge

Jim Farago began working at Van Nest Lanes in the Bronx in 1964. He is now an owner but basically does the same job: Everything.

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BRIEF-New Enterprise Associates 16 Reports A 39.7 Pct Stake In Genocea Biosciences As Of Jan 17

* NEW ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATES 16, L.P. REPORTS A 39.7 PERCENT STAKE IN GENOCEA BIOSCIENCES INC AS OF JAN 17 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2Gm4D1B) Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 9-Oil rises, set for weekly gain as weak dollar underpins

* U.S. oil rig count rises by 12 this week - Baker Hughes (Updates prices, adds U.S. rig count data, analyst comment)

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France rules out increasing CO2 as it closes nuclear reactors

PARIS (Reuters) - France will not increase carbon emissions as it reduces its reliance on nuclear energy in coming years, a junior minister told energy newsletter Enerpresse.

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As NAFTA talks drag, Mexico suggests timeline could be extended

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A senior Mexican official on Friday suggested talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement could be extended to give officials more time to address major disagreements threatening to undermine the $1.2 trillion trade pact.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as financial shares retreat; gold miners rise

TORONTO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Friday as financial shares slipped, offsetting gains for gold stocks as gold prices rose.

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Honeywell posts loss on tax hit, revenue rises

Jan 26 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc reported a fourth-quarter loss on Friday, driven by a $3.8 billion tax provision, while also increasing revenue by 8.6 percent.

States (US) nytimes.com

The Nation’s Governors Spoke, and We Found a Few Surprises. (Yes, Really.)

State of the State speeches happen every year, and many of them sound similar, highly staged and short of news. Tucked deep in them, though, were a few tidbits.

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Asia stocks rise for 11th straight session, Trump helps dollar bounce

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended their winning run to the 11th day on Friday, while the battered dollar won back some ground after President Donald Trump said he wanted a strong U.S. currency.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise for 11th straight session, Trump helps dollar bounce

TOKYO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended their winning run to the 11th day on Friday, while the battered dollar won back some ground after President Donald Trump said he wanted a strong U.S. currency.

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Nikkei edges up after U.S. stocks rise; Fujitsu surges

TOKYO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday morning, with exporters supported by both the dollar regaining strength and a rise in U.S. stocks overnight, while Fujitsu soared after revealing talks to sell its mobile phone business.

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Mexico's Banorte sees 24 pct rise in net profit in fourth qtr

MEXICO CITY, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte, which owns one of the country's largest banks, said on Thursday its net profit rose 24 percent in the fourth quarter.

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Intuitive Surgical tops profit estimates as robot sales rise

(Reuters) - Intuitive Surgical Inc topped analysts' forecasts for fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, helped by strong demand for its robotic systems used in surgeries.

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UPDATE 1-Intuitive Surgical tops profit estimates as robot sales rise

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Intuitive Surgical Inc topped analysts' forecasts for fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, helped by strong demand for its robotic systems used in surgeries.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar rises, stocks pare gains after Trump talks up U.S. currency

* Greenback recovers after Trump says he wants 'strong dollar'

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Coral reefs get sick from plastic waste: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Billions of bits of plastic waste are entangled in corals and sickening reefs from Thailand to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists said on Thursday.

cnn.com

A man goes to Disney World looking for a kidney. He finds one.

Robert Leibowitz owes his life to a message on a T-shirt.

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Baltic index rises on stronger rates for larger vessels

Jan 25 (Reuters) - The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Thursday on higher rates for capesizes and panamax vessels.

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U.S. jobless claims rise from 45-year low; labor market tightening

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rebounded from a 45-year low last week, though by less than expected, pointing to tightening labor market conditions.

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Raytheon's quarterly revenue rises 8 pct

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Tomahawk missile maker Raytheon Co reported an 8 percent increase in fourth-quarter revenue on Thursday, benefiting from demand for more weapons from United States and its allies.

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UPDATE 2-Diamonds drive Anglo American output rise, copper flat

* Copper-focused Kaz Minerals says output rose by 80 pct (Adds context, analyst reaction, share price)

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UPDATE 1-Anglo American's 2017 output rises, but copper flat

* Copper-focused Kaz Minerals says output rose by 80 pct (Adds details throughout )

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Hyundai Motor posts small profit rise, but sales, currency woes weigh

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor eked out a small 3 percent gain in quarterly net profit, but posted a fifth straight drop in annual earnings as a stronger local currency and weak U.S. and Chinese sales eroded the automaker's bottom line for 2017.

cnn.com

Study: Cuckolding can be positive for some couples

In our current political climate, the term "cuck" -- short for "cuckservative" -- has become an insult of the so-called alt-right, aimed at men they view as spineless and emasculated. The slur has its roots in the concept of cuckolding, or having an adulterous partner.

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CNN reporter: WH aides surprised by Trump appearance

CNN's Pamela Brown describes what happened when President Trump surprised reporters and answered questions after walking into a briefing with Chief of Staff John Kelly.

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The description of topics suggests any questioning could focus on obstruction of justice issues

Special counsel Robert Mueller has provided lawyers for President Donald Trump with a range of topics he wants to ask about as part of ongoing negotiations regarding an interview with the President, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

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U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises about 6 percent in December: ELFA

(Reuters) - U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment rose about 6 percent in December from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said.

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Study confirms late clot extraction can save brain cells of stroke victims

(Reuters Health) - Early treatment is always best for stroke, but a new study adds to the evidence that removing a major brain clot up to 16 hours after the patient was last known to be healthy can still dramatically reduce death and disability.

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BRIEF-Skuchain, NTT Data Partner To Bring Blockchain To Enterprise Supply Chains

* SKUCHAIN INC SAYS CO AND NTT DATA ESTABLISH PARTNERSHIP TO BRING BLOCKCHAIN TO ENTERPRISE SUPPLY CHAINS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Pfizer's biosimilar of Biogen, Roche's lymphoma drug succeeds in study

Jan 24 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday its biosimilar version of Biogen Inc and Roche's lymphoma drug, Rituxan, was as effective as the original drug in treating patients with a type of follicular lymphoma in a study.

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General Dynamics profit rises 11.6 percent

(Reuters) - General Dynamics Corp , the maker of Gulfstream business jets, reported a 11.6 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday.

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General Dynamics profit rises 11.6 pct

Jan 24 (Reuters) - General Dynamics Corp, the maker of Gulfstream business jets, reported a 11.6 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday.

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Futures rise as earnings from industrial giants roll in

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Wednesday as a string of earnings from industrial giants buoyed market sentiment.

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Saudi regulator asked to study local market impact of Aramco IPO

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/RIYADH, Jan 24 (Reuters) - An advisory council to Saudi Arabia's government has asked the kingdom's securities regulator to study the impact of listing Saudi Aramco on the local bourse amid concern that a huge initial public offering could damage the market.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in hospital for kidney infection: news site

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of late President Nelson Mandela, has been hospitalized for a kidney infection but is expected to make a full recovery, the Times Live online news site said on Tuesday.

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REFILE-'Wonder Woman' stumbles, 'Get Out' surprises at Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES, Jan 23 (Reuters) - "Wonder Woman" failed to conquer Oscar voters on Tuesday despite riding to one of the biggest box office hits of 2017 on a wave of female empowerment, making it one of the biggest snubs for Hollywood's highest honors.

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UPDATE 1-'Wonder Woman' stumbles, 'Get Out' surprises at Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES, Jan 23 (Reuters) - "Wonder Woman" failed to conquer Oscar voters on Tuesday despite riding to one of the biggest box office hits of 2017 on a wave of female empowerment, making it one of the biggest snubs for Hollywood's highest honors.

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'Wonder Woman' stumbles, 'Get Out' surprises at Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES, Jan 23 (Reuters) - "Wonder Woman" failed to conquer Oscar voters on Tuesday despite riding to one of the biggest box office hits of 2017 on a wave of female empowerment, making it one of the biggest snubs for Hollywood's highest honors.

Dancing nytimes.com

A Choreographer Who Connects With Stones and Trees

Showing work in New York after a 17-year absence, the Japanese choreographer Kei Takei talks about Juilliard, technique and finding dance in nature.

Movies nytimes.com

The Snubs and Surprises of the 2018 Oscar Nominations

No James Franco or “Wonder Woman” but in a first, a woman gets a nod for cinematography.

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Venezuela official suggests presidential vote by end of April

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan Socialist Party official Diosdado Cabello on Tuesday proposed that presidential elections be held by the end of April.

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River Seine traffic halted, stations to close as flood level rises

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris authorities have suspended river traffic and on Wednesday will close several rail stations serving tourist destinations including the Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay as relentless rains swell the river Seine's levels.

cnn.com

Essure or surgery? New study compares risks

Family planning can come with many questions, concerns and fears.

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Baltic index rises on firmer rates for larger vessels

Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index marked its strongest daily percentage gain in nearly three weeks on Tuesday as the capesize segment rebounded from its two weeks of declines, and the panamax rates climbed further.

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Musk to get no salary unless Tesla hits milestones

(Reuters) - Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk will get no salary or cash bonuses from Tesla Inc and all his compensation as chief executive of the electric car maker will be tied to stock and operational milestones, the company said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 3-Musk to get no salary unless Tesla hits milestones

* To receive no guaranteed compensation of any kind (Adds background, updates shares)

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Musk may get no salary unless Tesla hits milestones

(Reuters) - Silicon valley billionaire Elon Musk will get no salary or cash bonuses from Tesla Inc and all his compensation as Chief Executive of the electric car maker will be tied to stock and operational milestones, the company said on Tuesday.

cnn.com

Republican Study Committee pushes Ryan for vote on Goodlatte bill

As Senate moderates pushed their leader to make a commitment to have a bipartisan immigration vote, House conservatives on Tuesday were pushing their leadership to tack to the right on the issue.

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UK regulator says Fox buying Sky not in public interest, suggests remedies

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator told Rupert Murdoch his $15 billion takeover of Sky was not in the public interest and would be blocked unless there was a way to prevent the tycoon from influencing the network's news output.

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South river Rhine in Germany closed to shipping as water rises

HAMBURG (Reuters) - The river Rhine in south Germany was closed to shipping on Tuesday after a sharp rise in water levels, a German inland navigation authority official said.

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UPDATE 2-UK regulator says Fox buying Sky not in public interest, suggests remedies

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator told Rupert Murdoch his $15 billion takeover of Sky was not in the public interest and would be blocked unless there was a way to prevent the tycoon from influencing the network's news output.

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UPDATE 1-UK regulator says Fox buying Sky not in public interest, suggests remedies

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator said Rupert Murdoch buying all of Sky was not in the public interest because it would give the media mogul too much influence, but set out possible remedies that could allow the $15 billion deal to go ahead.

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Asia stocks rise as U.S. government shutdown ends, dollar/yen inches down

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, sending Wall Street's main indexes to record highs, while the dollar inched down against the yen after the Bank of Japan kept policy steady.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as US govt shutdown ends, dollar/yen inches down

TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, sending Wall Street's main indexes to record highs, while the dollar inched down against the yen after the Bank of Japan kept policy steady.