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Study: Similarities in psychiatric illnesses

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

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Three Iranian police killed in clashes with Sufi protesters

LONDON (Reuters) - Three police officers were killed in Tehran on Monday, a police spokesman said, as clashes broke out with members of a Muslim religious order seen as a threat to the Shi'ite theocratic establishment.

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Three Iranian police killed in clashes with protesters: spokesman on TV

LONDON (Reuters) - Three police officers were killed on Monday in clashes with protesters in northern Tehran, police spokesman Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi said on state television.

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Blood and urine test for autism?

UK and Italian scientists are getting closer to developing blood and urine tests for autism, which could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of the condition, a new study suggests.

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Deutsche Bank to cut at least 250 investment banking jobs -source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank is cutting at least 250 investment banking jobs in locations including London and the United States, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, adding that the figure could rise to as many as 500.

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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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Time’s Up Descends on Baftas as ‘Three Billboards’ Wins 5 Awards

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was celebrated at the ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, as sexual harassment was roundly protested.

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'Three Billboards' leads the pack at politically edged BAFTA awards

LONDON (Reuters) - Dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women's rights in the entertainment industry take center stage.

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Golf: Bubba joins Palmer, Hogan as three-times Los Angeles winner

(Reuters) - Bubba Watson acknowledged he had thoughts of retirement last year after a form slump but they were put on hold after his two-stroke victory at the Genesis Open in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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'Three Billboards' takes top BAFTA

Director Martin McDonagh's bleak drama about a mother's quest for answers about her daughter's murder struck a nerve with British Academy of Film and Television Arts voters.

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Since Parkland, at least 12 incidents involving threats and weapons at schools are reported

Since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Valentine's Day, there have been at least 12 reports of other incidents involving a threat to a school or a weapon on a school campus.

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UPDATE 3-Three held as $1.8 bln fraud ripples through Indian banks

* Three arrested to remain under police custody til March 3-court

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Three Suicide Bombers Kill at Least 18 in Nigeria

The attackers, all believed to be women, targeted a fish market in Maiduguri, the Nigerian city that gave rise to the Islamist militants of Boko Haram.

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U.S. charges three with exporting drone parts to Lebanon's Hezbollah

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities have charged three men with illegally exporting drone parts and other material from the United States to Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

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Rallying: Hyundai fill top three slots after day one in Sweden

(Reuters) - Thierry Neuville led a Hyundai one-two-three after the first full day of action over the snowy stages of Rally Sweden on Friday.

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Asian shares extend bounce to fifth day, dollar sags to three-year low

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose for a fifth straight day on Friday as investor confidence slowly returns after a sharp sell-off earlier in the month, but the dollar continued its descent, hitting a three-year low against a basket of major currencies.

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Three more states are investigating Aetna

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At least 100 WH officials lacked full security clearances a year after election

Nearly a year into President Donald Trump's administration, senior-level staffers -- including Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and Rob Porter -- remained on interim clearances even as other senior advisers were granted full security access, according to information obtained by CNN from a US government official.

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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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Truck packed with migrants crashes in Libya, killing at least 19

BANI WALID, Libya (Reuters) - A truck packed with Eritrean and Somali migrants crashed near the Libyan town of Bani Walid early on Wednesday, leaving at least 19 dead and nearly 80 injured, officials said.

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Three shot near U.S. National Security Agency, one in custody: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three people were shot and wounded near the U.S. National Security Agency's headquarters in Maryland, and one person was in custody, local media reported on Wednesday.

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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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Charles Manson's body has been on ice for nearly three months. Here's why

Nearly three months after his death, Charles Manson's body is still on ice in Kern County, California, as at least four people fight to claim his body.

Valentine's Day nytimes.com

Three Centuries of Valentines Offer 12,000 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’

Look inside a vast collection of cards, from as early as the 1680s, featuring pop-ups, cutouts and Civil War soldiers.

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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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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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Three Milwaukee Jail Officers Charged in Dehydration Death

Terrill Thomas was left in a cell without water for seven days in 2016, and a supervisor then repeatedly lied about the events that led to Mr. Thomas’s death, prosecutors said.

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'Three Billboards' backlash flows from debate over its message

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" has become one of Oscar season's most divisive films, producing fierce blowback based on what feels like a not-entirely-fair interpretation about what it says, or doesn't, about people's ability to achieve redemption.

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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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Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day three

(Reuters) - Following are some memorable quotes from the Pyeongchang Olympics on Monday:

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Fiction: Three Lives, and the Tenuous Ties That Bind Them

In “Asymmetry,” Lisa Halliday weaves the tale of a May-December love affair into the account of an Iraqi-American economist detained at Heathrow.

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Organizers get creative as winds threaten day three

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Alpine skiing organizers are trying to be creative to get the Olympic program up and running after the first two days of competition were postponed because of high winds.

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Three die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Three people died when a helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon Saturday, police confirmed to CNN.

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U.S. Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills three - report

(Reuters) - A tourist helicopter crashed in the United States' Grand Canyon on Saturday, killing three people and injuring four others, Arizona media and a federal aviation spokesman said.

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Hong Kong Bus Crash Kills at Least 18 and Injures Over 60

The cause has not yet been determined, but past crashes have raised questions about drivers long working hours

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At least 18 dead in Hong Kong bus accident

HONG KONG (Reuters) - At least 18 people died in a high-speed bus crash in Hong Kong on Saturday in one of the city's worst traffic disasters in recent years.

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Three Indigo aircraft grounded after Pratt & Whitney engine issue

MUMBAI, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Three Airbus A320neo aircraft operated by India's biggest airline IndiGo, owned by InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, have been grounded, due to the latest Pratt & Whitney engine issue, IndiGo said in a statement on Saturday.

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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.

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Los Angeles prosecutors review three sex assault accusations against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing three accusations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, a step toward possible criminal charges for the movie producer, a spokesman for the county District Attorney's office said on Thursday.

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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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Top seed Wawrinka labors to three-set victory in Sofia

SOFIA (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka, looking to play himself back into form after a long layoff due to a knee surgery, survived a scare to advance to the Sofia Open quarter-finals with a 4-6 6-2 6-3 win over Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan on Thursday.

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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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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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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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At least seven killed, 67 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, in a search for 67 people missing after a strong earthquake which killed at least seven near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien.

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Fake doctor suspected of infecting at least 33 people with HIV

At least 33 people have tested positive for HIV in northern India after a fake doctor allegedly used a tainted needle while treating them.

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At least six killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers combed the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, in a search for about 60 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least six near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien.

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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.

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At least five killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, as they searched for about 60 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least five near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight.

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At least four killed, 85 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 85 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least four near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight.

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At least four killed, 145 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 145 people missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight.

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Taiwan Earthquake Kills at Least Four and Leaves Scores Missing

The 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck at 11:50 p.m. near Hualien, on the eastern coast of Taiwan. More than 200 were injured.

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At least two killed, 150 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 150 people missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight.

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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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Far More U.S. Children Than Previously Thought May Have Fetal Alcohol Disorders

New research estimates that neurological disorders caused by mothers drinking during pregnancy are at least as common as autism.

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Three Independent Danish Brands to Know

These emerging labels — each of which presented their new fall/winter 2018 collections at Copenhagen Fashion Week — are winning over customers at home and abroad.

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Bitcoin bounces back from three-month low in volatile trade

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rallied from three-month lows below $6,000 in choppy trading on Tuesday, but worries lingered about a global regulatory clampdown and moves by banks to ban buying bitcoin with credit cards.

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At least two dead in magnitude 6.4 quake in Taiwan: Premier

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the coastal city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least two people and causing several buildings to collapse.

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U.S. safety board blames two commuter crashes on sleep disorders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. investigative agency said on Tuesday that two New York City area commuter train crashes were the result of engineers with undiagnosed sleep disorders.

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Up to one in 10 U.S. kids may have fetal alcohol disorders

(Reuters Health) - As many as one in 10 U.S. children may have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, far more than previously thought, a new study of first graders suggests.

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Bitcoin rebounds from three-month low in volatile trade

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin recovered from three-month lows below $6,000 in choppy trading on Tuesday, but worries lingered about a global regulatory clampdown and moves by banks to ban buying bitcoin with credit cards.

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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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At least 33 infected with HIV in India after 'quack' uses tainted syringe: police

MUMBAI (Reuters) - At least 33 people have tested positive for HIV in the northern Indian town of Bangarmau after an unqualified medical practitioner injected some of them with an infected syringe, a government official said.

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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.

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Hong Kong's top court frees three democracy leaders, but warns against future activism

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court freed three young leaders of the city's pro-democracy movement on Tuesday, including the public face of the protests, Joshua Wong, in a stark reversal of an earlier ruling, but it warned against future acts of dissent.

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Many Say He’s the Least Qualified Lawyer Ever to Lead a Guantánamo Case. He Agrees.

Lt. Alaric Piette knows he is unfit to be Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri’s only lawyer. But leaving his client with no one, he says, would be worse.

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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

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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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Nissan to pump $9.5 billion into China business, eyes top three spot

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co plans to invest 60 billion yuan ($9.5 billion) in China over the next five years with its joint-venture partner as it seeks to become a top three automaker in the world's biggest market.

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Amtrak Train Collision Kills at Least 2 and Injures Nearly 70 Others

A passenger train traveling from New York to Miami collided with a freight train Sunday in South Carolina, the second major crash involving the rail company in less than a week.

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At least 2 dead, 50 injured in South Carolina train wreck

Feb 4 (Reuters) - An Amtrak train traveling in South Carolina collided with a CSX freight train on Sunday, killing two people and injuring at least 50, CNN and other media reported.

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RPT-At least 2 dead, 50 injured in South Carolina train wreck

Feb 4 (Reuters) - An Amtrak train traveling in South Carolina collided with a CSX freight train on Sunday, killing two people and injuring at least 50, CNN and other media reported.

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UPDATE 2-At least five killed in clashes near Libyan oilfield - local official

BENGHAZI, Libya, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Libyan forces killed three suspected Islamic State fighters near an oilfield in the southeast of the country, a local official said on Saturday.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 11 soldiers in northern Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least 11 soldiers were killed and 13 wounded on Saturday in a suicide attack near an army base in northern Pakistan, officials said, in a region that was once controlled by a local faction of the Taliban.

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Aircraft attack civilian convoy on Syrian highway, at least seven killed: rescuers

AMMAN (Reuters) - Warplanes have hit a convoy of civilians fleeing along a major Syrian highway, rescuers and a witness said on Saturday.

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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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Ex-consultant to Iran's U.N. mission gets three months prison

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former consultant to Iran's mission to the United Nations was sentenced to three months in prison on Friday for evading taxes by concealing his income and helping family and friends make money transfers that violated U.S. sanctions against Iran.

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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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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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Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines said on Friday the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country, according to a government-ordered inquiry, and that the drug is not ready for mass immunization.

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Van Crash Outside Shanghai Starbucks Injures at Least 18

A van reported to be carrying fuel canisters plowed into pedestrians after a fire inside caused the smoking driver to lose control, the police said.

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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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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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.

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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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Can three titans of modern industry revolutionize your health care?

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China puts finishing touches to three-year smog crackdown plan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is drawing up plans for tougher curbs on smog during the three years to 2020, an environment ministry official said on Wednesday, after a five-year crackdown on pollution helped it attain air quality targets last month.

Movies nytimes.com

Table for Three: How to Come of Age Onscreen? Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet Know

The young actors discuss their Oscar-nominated roles, handling the pressure of awards season and #MeToo on the red carpet.

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CNN poll: Trump gets least positive reaction in at least 20 years

Almost half of Americans who watched President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address -- 48% -- say they had a "very positive" impression of the speech, down from 57% of speech-watchers after his first address to match Barack Obama's rating after his first State of the Union address, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

Television nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Trump Sands Down the Edges, at Least for a Night

Sounding reserved and sticking to his prepared text, President Trump attempted the music, if not necessarily the lyrics, of comity.

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Analysis: Immigration backlash is coming from places least touched by immigration

The escalating struggle between the parties over immigration rests on a paradox.

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China's HNA Group tells creditors it may face at least $2.4 bln liquidty shortage in Q1 -Bloomberg

BEIJING, Jan 30 (Reuters) - China's HNA Group has told creditors it may face at least a 15 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) liquidity shortage in the first quarter, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

From Annapolis to Congress? These Three Women Know Tough Missions

The women, who were contemporaries at the Naval Academy, are part of a powerful wave of political activism in the era of President Trump.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

Toronto Landscaper Killed at Least 5 Men, Police Say

The police said Bruce McArthur, 66, hid the remains of some of his victims in planters where he worked. Several victims had ties to a predominantly gay neighborhood.

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Roche wins FDA's breakthrough therapy label for autism drug

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted its breakthrough therapy designation for Balovaptan to treat autism spectrum disorder (ASD), potentially accelerating its development and approval.

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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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Colombia bomb attack kills at least five police, wounds dozens

BOGOTA (Reuters) - An early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia's coastal city of Barranquilla killed at least five police officers and wounded 42 on Saturday, authorities said.

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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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Bodies of three crew members from Sanchi identified

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The bodies of three of the crew of the Sanchi, the tanker involved in the worst oil ship disaster in decades off the coast of China, have been identified, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported Saturday.

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Gunmen kill at least 14 Mali soldiers in attack on army camp

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Saturday said his people would not be frightened by "barbaric attacks" after unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 soldiers in an assault on a military camp.

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Shooting in Brazil kills at least 14 in dance club

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Gunmen shot and killed at least 14 people early on Saturday in a crowded dance club in the northeastern Brazil city of Fortaleza, authorities said.

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Colombia bomb attack kills at least three police, wounds 14

BOGOTA (Reuters) - At least three police officers were killed and 14 wounded on Saturday by an early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia's coastal city of Barranquilla, authorities said.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

Table for Three: The Mind Meld of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker

The entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist and the best-selling author discuss their surprising bond, the challenge to improve the human condition and the quest to create the perfect toilet.

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At least 17 dead in car bomb at checkpoint near embassies in Afghan capital

KABUL (Reuters) - A bomb hidden in an ambulance killed at least 17 people and wounded about 110 at a police checkpoint in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, in an area near foreign embassies and government buildings, officials said.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Taliban Explosion Rocks Kabul and Kills at Least 17

At least 110 others were wounded by a car bomb in the Afghan capital, officials said.

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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FBI raid ends with Texas kidnap victim dead, three charged in abduction

(Reuters) - Three people were charged with aggravated kidnapping on Friday in the abduction of a Texas man who was shot in an FBI raid to free him, arrest affidavits released on Friday showed.

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Three decades after the Challenger disaster, Christa McAuliffe's lessons will finally be taught

Christa McAuliffe never got to realize her dream of teaching from space.

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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South Korean hospital blaze kills at least 37, fleeing patients brave flames

MIRYANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Once famous for an award-winning film of the same name, the South Korean city of Miryang became a scene of horror on Friday as flames and toxic smoke swept through a hospital, killing at least 37 people and injuring more than 140.

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AstraZeneca's three-in-one inhaler helps COPD patients in trial

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca said an inhaler for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) delivered improved lung function in a late stage trial that could challenge GlaxoSmithKline's new three-in-one inhaler.

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South Korean hospital fire kills at least 37, patients walk through fire to escape

SEOUL (Reuters) - A fire in a South Korean hospital that did not have a sprinkler system killed at least 37 people and injured more than 70 others on Friday, officials said, the latest tragedy to raise concerns over the country's safety standards.

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Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and caused overcrowding at temporary shelters, the country's disaster agency said on Friday.

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Blaze in South Korean hospital kills at least 37, more than 70 injured

SEOUL (Reuters) - A fire in a South Korean hospital which did not have a sprinkler system killed at least 37 people and injured more than 70, officials said on Friday, the latest tragedy to raise concerns over the country's safety standards.

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Fire Kills at Least 31 People at South Korean Hospital

The death toll in the fire in the southern part of the country could grow, officials said.

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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.

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Air strikes kill at least 13 in east Syrian Islamic State territory: reports

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes on a village held by Islamic State in the eastern part of Syria's Deir al-Zor province killed at least 13 people including seven women on Tuesday, Syrian state media and a war monitoring group reported on Thursday.

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At least three dead after commuter train derails near Milan

SEGGIANO DI PIOLTELLO, Italy (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and 13 seriously injured on Thursday when a train carrying some 250 people along a busy commuter route derailed near Milan in northern Italy, regional authorities said.

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ECB meets as euro hits three-year high

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro steadied at a three-year high on Thursday and shares inched back as traders waited to see if the European Central Bank would try to cool the currency's hottest run in nearly four years.

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Milan train crash kills three

At least three people were killed and dozens more were injured Thursday when a train near the Italian city of Milan derailed and crashed, the Italian fire department said.

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At least three dead after train derails near Milan

SEGGIANO DI PIOLTELLO, Italy (Reuters) - A train derailment near Italy's financial capital Milan killed at least three people and left 13 people seriously injured, the government said in a statement on Thursday.

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At least 3 dead after train derails near Milan: fire brigade official

MILAN (Reuters) - A train derailment near Italy's financial capital Milan killed between three and five people on Thursday, a fire brigade official at the city's control room said.

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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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At least eight killed, 15 injured in Guatemala bus crash

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed and 15 were seriously injured in Guatemala when a minibus came off the edge of a road and plunged down a ravine, an emergency services official said on Wednesday.

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Dollar smarts from Mnuchin's comments, hits three-year low; euro awaits ECB test

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar skidded to a three-year low against its peers on Thursday after caving on comments by U.S. Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin that he welcomed a weaker currency, while the euro was firm ahead of the European Central Bank's policy decision.

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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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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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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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Turkey kills at least 260 Kurdish, Islamic State fighters in Syria offensive -military

ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey has killed at least 260 Syrian Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants in its four-day-old offensive into the Kurdish-dominated Afrin region of northwest Syria, the Turkish military said on Tuesday.

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Turkey kills at least 260 Kurdish, Islamic State fighters in Syria offensive: military

ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey has killed at least 260 Syrian Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants in its four-day-old offensive into the Kurdish-dominated Afrin region of northwest Syria, the Turkish military said on Tuesday.

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Double car bombing in Libya's Benghazi kills at least 11: officials, witness

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A double car bombing in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday left at least 11 people dead and others wounded, according to officials and a Reuters witness.

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'Shape of Water', 'Three Billboards' lead best picture race after Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fox Searchlight's fantastical romance "The Shape of Water" and its dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" emerged as front runners for the Oscar best picture prize on Tuesday after capturing nominations in all of the major categories.

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UPDATE 3-'Shape of Water', 'Three Billboards' lead best picture race after Oscar nominations

* Greta Gerwig gets rare female directing nod for 'Lady Bird'

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Essure or surgery? New study compares risks

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

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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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Patterson-UTI says three workers missing in Oklahoma oil fire are employees

HOUSTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Patterson-UTI Energy said three of five workers who went missing in a fiery Oklahoma oil and gas well blast on Monday are its employees.

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Little change in proportion of U.S. kids with autism

(Reuters Health) - After steadily climbing for two decades, the proportion of U.S. children with autism may be leveling off, a recent study suggests.

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These are America's three most popular beers

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Three USA Gymnastics board members resign in wake of sex abuse scandal

(Reuters) - Three USA Gymnastics board members resigned on Monday in the wake of its former team physician sexually abusing female gymnasts, a step the organization said would support its reform efforts.

Gymnastics nytimes.com

Three U.S.A. Gymnastics Board Members Resign

As more victims read statements about abuse at the hands of Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar, top officials for the federation’s board announced they would step down.

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'Three Billboards' biggest winner at female-flavored SAG awards

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday in a ceremony marked by women and their stories amid the sexual misconduct scandal that has swept Hollywood.

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U.S. CFTC sues three virtual currency operators for fraud

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. derivatives watchdog said on Friday that it has filed charges against three separate virtual currency operators alleging the defendants had defrauded customers and broken other commodity trading rules, in a further sign regulators globally are cracking down on the emerging asset class.

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UPDATE 1-Train crashes in Mexico City suburb, killing at least 5

MEXICO CITY, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A train derailed in a densely populated Mexico City suburb on Thursday morning, killing at least five people, local authorities said.

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Nestle nominates three board directors to help advance strategy

LONDON (Reuters) - Nestle proposed three new independent directors to its board on Thursday, as the world's largest food company seeks to accelerate its transformation into a health-conscious company.

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BRIEF-Nestlé Nominates Three New Independent Directors To Board

* BOARD ALSO PROPOSES INDIVIDUAL RE-ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND OTHER CURRENT MEMBERS OF BOARD

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Storm kills three in the Netherlands, three in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and three people died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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Train crashes in Mexico City suburb, killing at least five

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A train derailed in a densely populated Mexico City suburb on Thursday morning, killing at least five people, local authorities said.

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Storm kills three in the Netherlands, two in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and two people died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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Repeated hits, not concussions, cause CTE, study finds

The neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy can start early and without any signs of concussion, according a study released Thursday.

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Suspected Boko Haram attack in Niger kills at least four soldiers

NIAMEY (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram fighters have killed at least four soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military post in Niger's southeastern Diffa region, local officials and two security sources said on Thursday.

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Train crashes in Mexico City suburb, killing at least 5

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A train derailed in a densely populated Mexico City suburb on Thursday morning, killing at least five people, local authorities said.

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Storm kills three in the Netherlands, one in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and a man died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

Earthquakes nytimes.com

Trilobites: Are Earthquakes More Likely During Full Moons? That’s a Myth, Study Finds

A seismologist scrutinized hundreds of strong earthquakes over four centuries and found no relationship to lunar cycles.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Nursing home study raises questions on Medicare managed care networks

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade. These plans offer simplicity...

Movies nytimes.com

Does ‘Three Billboards’ Say Anything About America? Well …

The movie thinks it’s saying something profound about human nature and America. But really, it’s off key about so many things.

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Study links cigarettes and pot to teen psychosis

For teens, using either marijuana or cigarettes is associated with higher odds of psychotic-like experiences, a new study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found. Psychosis describes the mental condition of losing touch with reality, such as experiencing hallucinations or delusions.

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Germany faces huge bill to meet EU climate goals: BDI study

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will have to spend more than 1 trillion euros ($1.2 trillion) to meet even the lower end of the European Union's 2050 target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, according to a draft of a study commissioned by the BDI German industry group.

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Females with bombs kill at least 10

Preliminary reports indicate at least 10 people were killed after four female suicide bombers detonated explosives in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to a spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency.

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India will need at least $125 bln to fund renewables dream: govt official

NEW DELHI, Jan 17 (Reuters) - India will need at least $125 billion to fund its ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country’s grid by 2022, a top government official told Reuters, underlining the immense financing challenge ahead.

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How three elections are snarling the immigration fight

The immigration imbroglio gripping Washington is a symptom of a broader reality: American politics is being held hostage to three nation-changing elections -- one past and two that are yet to come.

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Eiger BioPharma abandons blood pressure drug after failed study

(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop testing its drug ubenimex for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a mid-stage study.

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Asian shares hit record high, euro near three-year top

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares erased early modest losses and pushed to a fresh record high, while the euro remained within sight of a 3-year peak on rising expectations that the European Central Bank could pare its monetary stimulus.

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Asian shares shrug off losses, euro near three-year top

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares pushed higher on Tuesday, erasing early modest losses while the euro stood near a 3-year peak on rising expectations that the European Central Bank could pare its monetary stimulus.

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Three still missing in California's deadly mudslides

(Reuters) - The number of people missing from last week's deadly Southern California mudslides fell to three on Monday as hundreds of rescue workers searched for survivors from the rain-driven slides that killed 20 people.

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Asian shares slip as iron ore softens, euro near three-year top

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slumped on Tuesday, as miners were pressured by weaker Chinese iron ore prices, while the euro stood near a 3-year peak on rising expectations that the European Central Bank could pare its monetary stimulus.

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At least 20 dead as clashes shut airport in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI/TUNIS (Reuters) - Fierce clashes broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least 20 people, shutting the airport, and damaging planes during what the government said was a failed attempt to spring militants from a nearby prison.

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Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles

DETROIT, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers that now totals $90 billion and is still growing, a Reuters analysis shows.

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Trump often says he's 'the least racist person'

Donald Trump has a go-to answer when he is confronted with charges of racism.

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Oil hovers near three-year high despite rising U.S. output

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Oil hovered near a three-year high above $70 a barrel on Monday on signs that production cuts by OPEC and Russia are tightening supplies, although analysts warned of a "red flag" due to surging U.S. production.

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UPDATE 9-Oil hovers near three-year high despite rising U.S. output

* Asia remains awash with refined fuel products (Adds analyst comment, updates prices)

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Analysis: What Trump's boast that he's the least racist person says about him

Imagine a friend of yours came to town for the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. He stayed with you at your apartment and over the course of watching football, going out to eat and just loafing around, he said the following things:

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro hits three-year high as Europe leads global optimism

* But euro strength pushes European stocks touch lower (Adds U.S. stock futures, updates prices)

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Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 27, wounds 64

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 27 people were killed and 64 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the deadliest attack so far this year in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said.

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Euro hits three-year high as Europe leads global optimism

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit a fresh three-year high on Monday as optimism around growth buoys expectations of tighter policy from central banks, while the chance of a pro-European coalition in Germany also boosted confidence in the continent.

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Indonesia police rule out bomb as exchange floor collapse injures at least a dozen

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A mezzanine floor overlooking the main lobby of the Indonesia Stock Exchange building collapsed on Monday, injuring at least a dozen people under a shower of glass and other debris, an exchange employee and witnesses said.

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Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 25, wounds 63, government says

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 25 people were killed and 63 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the Iraqi health ministry said on its Facebook page.

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Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 16, wounds 65: ministry says

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 16 people were killed and 65 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the Iraqi interior ministry said.

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Australian Open: Within Hours, Three Top Americans Fall

Sloane Stephens, Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe — all U.S. Open semifinalists — did not make it out of the first round on Monday in Melbourne.

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Oil near three-year highs on output cuts despite rising North American rig count

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices held just below December 2014 highs on Monday, supported by ongoing output cuts led by OPEC and Russia despite a rise in U.S. and Canadian drilling activity that points to higher future output in North America.

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Trump: I am the least racist person

President Donald Trump told reporters he is not a racist, denying reports that he called African nations "shithole countries" during a White House meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform.

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On Campus: It’s Hard to Study if You’re Hungry

Half of all college students struggle with food insecurity, which is closely linked to lower graduation rates.

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At least eight killed, dozens hurt in fire, stampede in Portugal

LISBON (Reuters) - At least eight people have been killed and dozens injured in a fire and stampede in a local leisure association in the town of Vila Nova da Rainha in northern Portugal on Saturday night, officials said.

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French telcos commit three billion euros to cover network black spots: report

PARIS (Reuters) - France's mobile telephone operators will spend more than 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) rolling out a 4G network in black spots across the country to ensure there are no coverage gaps by 2020, according to a government minister.

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Golf: Improved Harman surges three shots clear in Hawaii

(Reuters) - Left-hander Brian Harman took another small step towards a spot on the United States Ryder Cup team when he eagled his final hole to take a three-shot halfway lead at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Friday.

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Singapore charges three more suspects in Shell refinery oil heist

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore court on Saturday charged three men suspected of involvement in large-scale oil theft at Shell's biggest refinery, days after bringing charges against 11 under an extensive probe by authorities in the city state.

Offshore Drilling and Exploration nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: So It’s One, Two, Three Strikes You’re Out …

Next year, we’ll drill for oil in Norway.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits three-year low vs euro; Wall St hits new highs

* U.S. yields up on inflation, 2-year highest since 2008 crisis

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Vandals attack churches in Chile three days ahead of Pope visit

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Vandals in Santiago attacked three churches before dawn on Friday, throwing homemade bombs that caused minor damage and leaving notes threatening Pope Francis just three days ahead of the pontiff's visit to Chile next week, police said.

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At least 17 dead in California mudslides as rescuers search for a miracle

The grueling search efforts following a mudslide in Southern California enter a third day Friday, with authorities scouring piles of murky debris again as the window to find survivors narrows.

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California mudslide's victims include three-year-old, octogenarians

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - The mudslides that tore through a coastal Southern California area this week claimed the lives of children as young as 3 and senior citizens as old as 89, officials said on Thursday, while rescue crews continued to search for eight people believed missing.

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BRIEF-WestJet Says Three New Vice-Presidents Will Join Senior Leadership Team

* WESTJET AIRLINES LTD - THREE NEW VICE-PRESIDENTS WILL BE JOINING SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Character Study: The Squeezebox Surgeon

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

Greenhouse Gas Emissions nytimes.com

Matter: Climate Change Is Altering Lakes and Streams, Study Suggests

Like the ocean, fresh water absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But the effects are likely to vary widely from place to place.