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Thai ex-PM Thaksin calls for party unity ahead of promised election

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra met lawmakers from his Puea Thai Party in Hong Kong where he called for party unity ahead of an approaching general election, party members said on Monday.

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Mexico identifies remains as belonging to missing federal agents

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican attorney general's office said on Sunday that human remains found last week belong to two federal agents from its organized crime unit who were last seen in an online video earlier this month that appeared to show their kidnapping.

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At Daytona, Austin Dillon and Darrell Wallace Jr. Break Through Behind Familiar Numbers

Driving the well-known No. 3 and No. 43 cars, Dillon and Wallace finished in the top two spots in a race that was packed with tantalizing story lines.

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Refugees' stories inspire filmmakers at Berlin Film Festival

BERLIN (Reuters) - Migration, an issue that has vexed Germany since its 2015 refugee crisis, proved fertile ground for filmmakers at this year's Berlin Film Festival where they showcased movies looking at refugees' stories of escape, arrival and integration.

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Film at Berlin fest examines how Islamic State jihadists recruit European brides

BERLIN (Reuters) - A movie at the Berlin film festival that looks at how Islamic State fighters recruit young European women online highlights the dangers of using the internet, the actress in the starring role told Reuters.

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Pressure mounts on FBI director to resign as Florida community reels

PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Pressure is mounting on the FBI director to resign after his agency admitted it failed to investigate a warning that the man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school possessed a gun and the desire to kill.

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Forensic team searches mass graves for US hostage remains

A team of US military and federal law enforcement forensic experts made its first visit to a suspected mass grave site near Raqqa, Syria, in recent days where the remains of executed US hostages may be located, two defense officials tell CNN.

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Turkey frees German-Turkish journalist, who flies to Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Turkish court freed German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel on Friday pending trial after indicting him for alleged security offences, in a move welcomed by Berlin and which could lead to an easing of tensions between the two NATO allies.

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Wall Street on course for sixth day of gains

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday, led by gains in technology and healthcare stocks, putting the main indexes on course for strong weekly gains as they bounced back from a brutal selloff earlier this month.

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Berlin festival movie tells true story of Cold War rebels with a cause

ESSEN, Germany/BERLIN (Reuters) - As Soviet tanks crushed an uprising in Hungary in 1956, a group of children in East Germany began their own protest, taking on a communist regime that would keep their country divided for three more decades.

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Berlinale film shows refugees' lives at historic airport

BERLIN (Reuters) - In 2015, with Germany facing turmoil after flinging its doors open to a million refugees, Berlin repurposed a defunct airport to house them, creating an ad hoc village that is the...

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PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Feb 16

Feb 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Mexico finds remains possibly belonging to law enforcement agents

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it found human remains that may belong to two law enforcement agents specializing in organized crime who recently appeared in an online video that seemed to show their kidnapping.

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Wall St. rallies for fifth straight session on tech lift

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged on Thursday to notch its fifth straight session of gains, led by Apple and other technology stocks as investors shrugged off recent inflation worries that sent the market into a sell-off at the start of the month.

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Male stars at Berlin film festival say #MeToo movement is making them think

BERLIN (Reuters) - Male stars attending the Berlin film festival on Thursday told Reuters they were reassessing their own behavior in light of the #MeToo movement by women against sexual harassment and abuse.

Movies nytimes.com

‘Isle of Dogs’ to Open Berlin Film Festival. But Has it Lost Its Way?

Wes Anderson’s new movie opens a festival that will showcase nearly 400 films. In the face of rising criticism, the event’s director says he’s focused on the audience.

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Wall Street climbs as tech, industrial gain; energy drags

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were trading higher on Thursday with gains in technology and industrial stocks more than offsetting losses in energy stocks.

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Wes Anderson's tale of deported dogs opens Berlin film festival

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. director Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" - a quirky movie about a Japanese city that deports its dogs to a garbage dump island during an outbreak of canine flu - became the first animation to open the Berlin film festival.

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Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed in school rampage

PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida community will join together on Thursday to mourn the 17 victims of a suspected lone gunman as officials seek to discover how the heavily armed teenager managed to mingle with students before one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

Disasters and Emergencies nytimes.com

How to Prepare Your Community for a Disaster

With some careful planning, persuading strangers to help one another in case of an emergency will mitigate damage and build strong community bonds.

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Sorry, not sorry: Wall Street not quitting 'vol' products

NEW YORK (Reuters) - One bank has expressed its regrets for the unraveling volatility trade.

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What inflation? Apple and Facebook drive Wall Street rally

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged on Wednesday as investors shrugged off stronger-than-expected inflation data and snapped up shares of Facebook, Amazon.com and Apple.

Germany nytimes.com

German Coalition Deal Has Both Sides Sour, Even Before the Ink Dries

Chancellor Angela Merkel has been forced to make a spirited defense, while her prospective partner, head of the Social Democrats, was pushed aside.

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Wall Street grinds out gains as investors digest mixed data

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks reversed course to trade marginally higher on Wednesday as investors digested stronger-than-expected inflation data and a surprise drop in January retail sales, which shifted the focus from rising inflation to the prospect of stagflation.

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Berlin film fest turns down #MeToo plea to turn red carpet black

BERLIN (Reuters) - Organizers of the Berlin International Film Festival on Wednesday declined a call to have movie stars walk a black, rather than red, carpet as a symbol of support for the campaign against sexual harassment in the industry.

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Wall Street Meanders as Inflation Tops Expectations

Stocks fell, but then recovered, as inflation data raised the specter of a faster pace of interest rate increases.

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BRIEF-Constellation Brands Names Bill Newlands President And COO, Rob Sands Remains CEO

* BILL NEWLANDS NAMED CONSTELLATION BRANDS PRESIDENT AND COO; ROB SANDS REMAINS CEO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Explorer: At New Zealand Trail Huts, Shelter, Conversation and Community

Sometimes there’s solitude. Other times, lively discussions with new friends. And at every stop in the hut system there’s the Intentions Book. It’s must-reading.

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FOREX-Dollar drops as investors remain edgy before US inflation data

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a 15-month low against the yen and fell versus the euro for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, with investors nervous ahead of key U.S. inflation numbers due later amid a fragile recovery in equity markets.

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Israel's Netanyahu says government coalition remains stable

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that his coalition government remained stable and would continue to govern despite police recommendations that he be indicted for bribery.

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Building diplomacy, not just walls: U.S. starts work on new Mexico embassy

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States broke ground on a new $943 million embassy in Mexico City on Tuesday, a move hailed by officials from both countries as a win for diplomacy after months of tension over President Donald Trump's plan to build a tall border wall.

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Brian Stelter: Sarah Sanders is Trump's top stonewaller

CNN's Brian Stelter examines White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' role under President Donald Trump.

Cockroaches nytimes.com

Trilobites: How Cockroaches Crash Into Walls and Keep Going

The ability of the ancient pests may owe less to their speed than to their tough-shock absorbent exoskeletons. The finding could help engineers design tougher robots.

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Wall Street ends up for third straight session; inflation data ahead

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street climbed on Tuesday for a third straight session, buoyed by Amazon.com and Apple , while investors focused on inflation data on Wednesday that could upset the market's fragile recovery - or clear the way for more gains.

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Wall Street regulator looking into VIX manipulation: WSJ

(Reuters) - A Wall Street regulator is probing into whether prices linked to the Cboe Volatility Index have been manipulated, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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Not just Trump's idea: A short history on famous walls and the environment

Donald Trump isn't the first leader to want to put up a border wall.

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The cat between Trump and his wall

Donald Trump's $18 billion border wall is proposed to run through the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge on the US-Mexico border in Texas, which is also home to the remaining endangered ocelot species in the US.

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Wall Street drops as caution sets in ahead of inflation data

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes fell for the first time in three sessions on Tuesday as caution crept in ahead of crucial data on inflation, a root cause of the recent sell-off.

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Britney Spears to be honored for support of gay community

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Britney Spears will be honored for her support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at an awards ceremony this year, advocacy group GLAAD said on Tuesday.

Art nytimes.com

Show Us Your Wall: She Married an Artist, and Now Finds Comfort in His Work

Merele Williams-Adkins honors her husband’s memory by preserving the art he made and the pieces he collected in their Brooklyn home.

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Q&A: Volatility creates opportunity in emerging markets - PGIM head

(Reuters) - The only thing abnormal that the head of Prudential Financial Inc's asset management unit sees in the recent burst of stock market volatility is that it had not happened sooner. PGIM...

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Stock futures point to dip on Wall St. after two days of gains

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures pointed to another dip at the open for Wall Street on Tuesday, halting two days of gains that had somewhat cooled investor nerves about a burgeoning market correction.

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Berlin Journal: Germans Quietly Pass an Equinox of Unity, but the Walls Remain

The Berlin Wall has been down as long as it stood. One generation lived with the wall, one without it. But in many ways it is still a tale of two countries.

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Asian stocks pull further off two-month lows as Wall St. bounces

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled further away from two-month lows on Tuesday, lifted by Wall Street's extended rebound from last week's steep fall, but investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data later in the week.

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Asian stocks off two-month lows as Wall Street extends rebound

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled further away from two-month lows on Tuesday, lifted by Wall Street's extended rebound from last week's steep fall.

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Trump budget seeks cuts to domestic programs, Medicare, favors military and wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump proposed a budget on Monday that calls for cuts in domestic spending and social programs such as Medicare and seeks a sharp increase in military spending and funding for a wall on the Mexican border.

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Ice Hockey: Korea falls to Sweden amid more unity displays

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Korea's unified women's Olympic hockey team suffered their second lop-sided defeat on Monday, as seven different players scored to lift Sweden to an 8-0 win on another night of jubilant displays of goodwill between the two Koreas.

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Wall Street bounces back after tumultuous week

(Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes rebounded on Monday with broad-based gains as investors regained some confidence after U.S. equities' biggest weekly drop in two years, but strategists stopped short of calling an end to the market pullback.

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US STOCKS-Wall St bounces back after tumultuous week

* Stocks rebound after Friday's test of S&P 200-day moving avg.

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Trump budget cuts domestic programs, favors military and wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump proposed a budget on Monday that calls for cuts in domestic programs and seeks a sharp increase in military spending and funding for a wall on the Mexican border.

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White House releases 2019 budget proposal, seeks funds for wall, military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump released his second budget on Monday, seeking to bolster military spending and requesting funds for infrastructure, construction of a wall along the border with Mexico and opioid treatment programs.

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Wall Street up for second straight day, clawing back after sell-off

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose for a second straight session on Monday, led by gains in technology and financial stocks, after its worst week in two years as the specter of rising inflation led to fears of accelerated interest rate hikes.

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Ice Hockey: Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Korea's unified women's Olympic hockey team suffered their second lop-sided defeat on Monday, as seven different players scored to lift Sweden to an 8-0 win on another night of jubilant displays of goodwill between the two Koreas.

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The administration remains tone deaf to a world now hearing the long-silenced voices of abuse victims

President Donald Trump spent the weekend putting himself on the wrong side of a potential turning point in history, formed by the sudden, sharp change in how society responds to allegations of abuse against women.

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Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioid treatment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will unveil his second budget on Monday - seeking to make good on his promise to bolster military spending and requesting funds for infrastructure, construction of a wall along the border with Mexico and opioid treatment programs.

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Killings in Toronto’s Gay Community Expose ‘an Open Wound’ With Police

After the police charged a landscaper with the murders of five men, gay activists asks why it took so long, accusing the authorities of neglect in missing-person cases involving gay men.

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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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News Analysis: Amid Turmoil From Washington to Wall Street, a Surprisingly Passive President

President Trump stayed largely on the sidelines as a volatile stock market plunged, Congress sealed a budget deal and a top aide was ousted over abuse charges.

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Wall Street rebounds but posts worst week in two years

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended a wild week with a burst of buying, pushing the S&P 500 up 1.5 percent on Friday, but still recorded their worst week in two years, and investors braced for more volatile trading days ahead.

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US STOCKS-Wall Street rebounds but posts worst week in two years

NEW YORK, Feb 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended a wild week with a burst of buying, pushing the S&P 500 up 1.5 percent on Friday, but still recorded their worst week in two years, and investors braced for more volatile trading days ahead.

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Wall Street ends whipsaw week on upbeat note

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main stock indexes climbed more than 1 percent on Friday, giving investors some solace after a week of huge swings that shook the market out of months of calm.

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Serena unsure about playing in year's remaining grand slams

(Reuters) - Serena Williams dealt with serious health issues after giving birth to her daughter last September and the former world number one said on Friday that her status for the year's remaining grand slams remains up in the air.

Banking and Financial Institutions nytimes.com

Opinion: When Wall Street Writes Its Own Rules

The story of Steven A. Cohen explains our current economic age.

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Criminal code revamp plan sends chill through Indonesia's LGBT community

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Zulfikar Fahd, an openly gay man, says he flew from Indonesia to Canada late last month and claimed asylum on grounds that he faced discrimination and persecution in his home country, which is poised to criminalize same-sex relations and consensual sex outside marriage. 

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Wall Street slips into correction territory

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes slipped into correction territory again with a drop of more than more than 1 percent on Friday, as soaring volatility continued to spook investors.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St slips into correction territory

Feb 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes slipped into correction territory again with a drop of more than more than 1 percent on Friday, as soaring volatility continued to spook investors.

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Ways to ease social media's strain on your wallet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jessica Jones, 26, jokes that when she wants to spend more money, she goes on Instagram.

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Wall Street on course for worst week in six years

(Reuters) - U.S. stock markets were set to open flat to lower on Friday, putting both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average on course for their biggest weekly losses in at least six years.

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US STOCKS-Wall St on course for worst week in six years

* Yields on 10-yr U.S. notes dip after Congress passes budget

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Your Money: Ways to ease social media's strain on your wallet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jessica Jones, 26, jokes that when she wants to spend more money, she goes on Instagram.

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Facebook launches $10 million community leader awards

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook launched a community leadership program on Friday that will award $10 million in total to more than 100 people who have successfully built groups on the social network as part of its push to create "meaningful" interactions.

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European share declines limited after another Wall Street sell-off

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares posted limited losses on Friday morning after a fresh sell-off on Wall Street, which has now entered a correction with the benchmark S&P 500 and Dow industrials falling more than 10 percent from their Jan. 26 record highs.

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UPDATE 1-European share declines limited after another Wall Street sell-off

LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - European shares posted limited losses on Friday morning after a fresh sell-off on Wall Street, which has now entered a correction with the benchmark S&P 500 and Dow industrials falling more than 10 percent from their Jan. 26 record highs.

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Asia hit by Wall St's tumble, China stock indexes lose 6 percent

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares sank on Friday, with Chinese equities on track for their worst day in two years, as fears of higher U.S. interest rates shredded global investor confidence.

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Europe Edition: Winter Olympics, Wall Street, Syria: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Asia hit by fresh Wall St. falls, China stocks reach multi-month lows

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell on Friday, with Chinese shares slipping to multi-month lows after Wall Street shares dropped again in the face of rapidly-rising bond yields, while perceived havens such as the yen and Swiss franc were in demand.

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Asian Markets Follow Wall Street’s Lead in a Broad Sell-Off

Shares from Tokyo to Hong Kong to Shanghai fell sharply, a move that many analysts saw coming after a big run-up in recent months.

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Trump budget to include $3 billion for border wall: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's budget proposal to be unveiled on Monday will include a request for $3 billion as a down payment on building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, a senior administration official said on Thursday.

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US STOCKS-Wall Street plummets; S&P, Dow confirm correction

* U.S. 10-year note yields approach four-year highs (Adds market cap loss)

House Committee on Intelligence nytimes.com

How Partisan Has House Intelligence Panel Become? It’s Building a Wall

Since taking up its Russia inquiry last year, the committee, once an oasis of country-first cooperation in a divided Congress, has descended into dysfunction.

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Asia stocks pummeled by fresh Wall Street slide, safe havens in demand

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks tumbled on Friday after Wall Street shares suffered yet another big slide amid worries over rising bond yields, while perceived havens such as the yen and Swiss franc drew demand amid the turmoil.

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Captured ISIS fighters provide clues to remains of Jihadi John victims

Information about the possible location of the remains of US hostages killed by ISIS in Syria has been provided in recent days by two ISIS fighters captured in eastern Syria in early January, according to multiple US officials.

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Wall Street tumbles again as S&P, Dow confirm correction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks plunged anew on Thursday in another trading session with big swings, as equities remained in a tug-of-war with bond yields, volatility remained high, and investors failed to see a bottom of the market ahead.

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Police: Remains of 6 found in potted plants

Toronto police have recovered the remains of at least six people on a property linked to accused serial killer Bruce McArthur, Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said Thursday.

Stocks and Bonds nytimes.com

Stocks on Wall St. Resume Their Sell-Off

Wall Street, roiled this week by the most turbulence in years, broke from a brief respite on Thursday, entering a market correction.

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U.S. child mortality rates remain higher than in other wealthy nations

(Reuters Health) - Even though infant and child mortality rates in wealthy nations have been steadily declining for decades, American children are still more likely to die than kids in other affluent countries, a U.S. study suggests.

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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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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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This 'pillar of the community' was just deported to a land he barely knows

With nothing but the clothes on his back and less than $300 in his pocket, Amer Adi was put on a plane and deported to Jordan, the country he left 39 years ago to pursue his American dream. 

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BRIEF-Wolf Midstream Inc. To Acquire Remaining 50% Interest In Access Pipeline

* WOLF MIDSTREAM INC. TO ACQUIRE REMAINING 50% INTEREST IN ACCESS PIPELINE

Olympic Games (2018) nytimes.com

Two Koreas, Split by War, Use Olympics to Make Rare Shows of Unity

Despite clashes, North and South Korea have learned to use the Olympics to find something that still eludes them in the real world: a moment of solidarity.

Automobiles nytimes.com

Tesla Model 3, Elon Musk’s Grail, Remains a Costly Pursuit

The electric-car maker, reporting another quarterly loss, is scrambling to root out glitches in the manufacturing of its first mass-market offering.

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Wall Street fades in choppy trade after week's wild start

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ran out of steam on Wednesday after an early surge, in a sign that investors are still spooked by the market's recent retreat and wary more fallout is to come.

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Wall Street ends down after choppy session; energy, tech weigh

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower in an up-and-down session on Wednesday, dragged down by tech and energy shares, as investors adjusted to a more volatile market following wild swings of the past few sessions.

Olympic Games nytimes.com

At 11th Hour, Status of Russian Olympians Remains Uncertain

Two days before the Winter Olympics begin, Russia is trying to get 47 more athletes cleared to compete. They were barred for doping violations.

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As cryptominers eye Quebec, forest companies see opportunity

MONTREAL (Reuters) - At least two Canadian forestry companies are reviewing offers by cryptocurrency miners who want to lease excess mill space in Quebec, a province where electricity prices are among the lowest in North America.

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Wall Street inches higher as volatility eases

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks crept higher on Wednesday as volatility eased and buyers returned to a market that is recovering from a record fall for the Dow Jones Industrial Average earlier this week.

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Dow futures signal another bumpy ride on Wall Street

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Lebanon says will prevent Israel from building border wall

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Higher Defence Council gave orders on Wednesday to prevent Israel from building a border wall on Lebanese land, amid rising tensions over land and maritime boundaries.

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Wall Street set to open lower after Tuesday's recovery

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were down about a third of a percent, setting Wall Street for a lower open on Wednesday, an almost 2 percent gain in the previous session failing to calm the nerves following the Dow's biggest intraday fall on Monday.

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Despite lawyers' concerns, the President remains eager to speak with the special counsel, sources say

President Donald Trump's lawyers have aimed to hit the brakes on a potential sit-down with Robert Mueller, but Trump remains eager to speak with the special counsel, according to his allies.

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"#MeToo to the fore at this year's Berlin film festival

BERLIN (Reuters) - This year's Berlin film festival will tackle sexual assault, discrimination and abuse with a panel discussion, a seminar and a safe counseling corner for guests, the festival's director said.

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Europe Edition: SpaceX, Wall Street, Poland: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Boeing says key issues remain in Embraer tie-up talks

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Boeing said on Wednesday key issues remain in talks to forge a partnership with Brazil's Embraer and stressed the price must make sense for all concerned.

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AIRSHOW-Boeing says key issues remain in Embraer tie-up talks

SINGAPORE, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Boeing said on Wednesday key issues remain in talks to forge a partnership with Brazil's Embraer and stressed the price must make sense for all concerned.

Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index nytimes.com

What Wall Street’s Ups and Downs Look Like

Price: 2,636.29

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Asia stocks back from the brink as Wall St. rallies

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets were trying to find their footing on Wednesday as a semblance of calm returned to Wall Street where major indices bounced into the black after days of deep losses.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks back from the brink as Wall St rallies

* Distressed selling might have peaked, but volatility a risk

cnn.com

Guess which judge will hear a case about Trump's border wall?

A federal judge whose impartiality was questioned by then-candidate Donald Trump because of his Mexican heritage is set to hear a case involving the President's border wall.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

BlackRock sees opportunity to take on more market risk

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc's Investment Institute said on Tuesday that the swoon in stock markets is "contained" and that it sees an opportunity to take on more risk, particularly in emerging...

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Wall Street roars back, traders eye volatility ahead

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shaken out of many months of calm, Wall Street braced for a higher level of volatility in the days ahead, after a roughly 2 percent rebound in U.S. stocks on Tuesday followed the biggest one-day selloff in more than six years.

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Wall Street roars back in whipsaw session

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks posted sharp gains in another wild trading session on Tuesday, as indexes rebounded from the biggest one-day drops for the S&P 500 and the Dow in more than six years that stalled the market's record run.

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BlackRock says it sees opportunity to take on more market risk

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc's Investment Institute said on Tuesday that the swoon in stock markets is "contained" and that it sees an opportunity to take on more risk, particularly in emerging market equities.

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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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Wall Street rebounds in volatile trade after steep drops

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rebounded in volatile midday trading on Tuesday, following the biggest one-day declines for the S&P 500 and the Dow in more than six years.

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U.S. jurors' identities in 'El Chapo' drug trial to remain secret

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge in Brooklyn has ruled that the identities of jurors expected to decide the fate of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman at a trial this year will be kept secret.

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Wall Street braces as world sell-off runs to $4 trillion

LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets nosedived for a fourth day running on Tuesday, having seen nerves about higher interest rates and overcooked valuations wipe $4 trillion off what just eight days ago had been record highs.

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Are Trump's tax cuts backfiring on Wall Street?

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Wall Street casts weary eye at Wells Fargo's latest woes

BOSTON (Reuters) - As Wells Fargo & Co enters the latest chapter in its long-running sales practices saga, Wall Street is trying to figure out how to make sense of new developments that do not affect profits very much but can send the bank's stock price careening.

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Bond bears smell blood, others claw for buying opportunity

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some of the biggest U.S. investors believe the bond market has slipped into a bear phase. Others believe it has turned into one of the best buying opportunities in years.

Alternative for Germany nytimes.com

Workers of Germany, Unite: The New Siren Call of the Far-Right

Alternative for Germany, the first nationalist party to enter Parliament since World War II, is targeting working-class voters and labor unions that have supported the left for decades.

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Nikkei tumbles 5 pct to near 4-month low on Wall Street selloff

* Immediate support seen at 200-day moving average of 20,938 - analyst

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Wall Street plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018's gains

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks plunged in highly volatile trading on Monday, with both the S&P 500 and Dow Industrials indices slumping more than 4.0 percent, as the Dow notched its biggest intraday decline in history with a nearly 1,600-point drop and Wall Street erased its gains for the year.

United States Economy nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Has Trumphoria Finally Hit a Wall?

The market isn’t the economy; still, it looks as if reality is breaking in.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall St. plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018's gains

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks plunged in highly volatile trading on Monday, with the Dow industrials falling nearly 1,600 points during the session, its biggest intraday decline in history, as investors grappled with rising bond yields and potentially firming inflation.

cnn.com

Natalie Wood's death remains a source of fascination and mystery

Natalie Wood's death in 1981 has long been a source of fascination and mystery, claiming the life of one of Hollywood's most glamorous actresses at the age of 43.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street lower as losses in energy, bank stocks weigh

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were trading lower in early afternoon on Monday as bond yields continued to hover near multi-year highs and losses in energy and financial stocks weighed.

healthNews reuters.com

Swallowed button batteries a concern with 'fidget spinners'

(Reuters Health) - Swallowed button batteries from flashing "fidget spinners" can lead to severe injuries in young children, doctors warn.

Amazon.com Inc nytimes.com

Amazon Asked for Patience. Remarkably, Wall Street Complied.

The retailer’s stock is soaring, but it wasn’t always that way. The company had lean years in which it told investors to have faith in its long-term strategy.

cnn.com

Wall Street braces for another bad day

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street set to open lower as rising bond yields weigh

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks looked set to open lower on Monday as rising bond yields continued to fuel the selloff in equities and hints of inflation pickup triggered concerns that the Federal Reserve might have to raise interest rates more quickly.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei tumbles over 2 pct to 1-1/2-month low following Wall Street rout

TOKYO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled more than 2 percent to a 1-1/2-month low on Monday, pressured by sharp losses in U.S. markets triggered by rising bond yields and prospects for stronger inflation.

companyNews reuters.com

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.

cnn.com

North Korea is using its Berlin embassy to acquire nuclear tech, German intel chief says

North Korea has been acquiring technology for its nuclear weapons program through its Berlin embassy, according to Germany's intelligence chief.

companyNews reuters.com

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf slides in response to Wall Street's tumble

DUBAI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Gulf stock markets sank early on Sunday in response to Friday's tumble on Wall Street, after U.S. data showed the strongest annual wage growth since 2009 and raised the risk of more interest rate hikes than expected this year.

companyNews reuters.com

MIDEAST STOCKS-Wall Street tumble likely to weigh on region

DUBAI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Middle Eastern stock markets look likely to be dampened on Sunday by Friday's sharp fall on Wall Street, after U.S. data showed the strongest annual wage growth since 2009 and raised the risk of more interest rate hikes than expected this year.

topNews reuters.com

Caution after Wall Street caps off worst week in years

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Signs that a long-awaited correction may have arrived on Wall Street will keep investors on edge on Monday after the S&P 500 closed off the week with its biggest percentage drop in two years.

worldNews reuters.com

German spy chief alleges North Korea uses Berlin embassy for procurement

BERLIN (Reuters) - North Korea has been using its embassy in Berlin to procure parts for its missile program, the head of Germany's BfV domestic intelligence agency told a German broadcaster.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Wall Street says Starbucks has too many stores, prices too high

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp has too many stores and its prices are too high, Wall Street analysts are starting to agree, as they seek to explain the company's cooling U.S. growth.

companyNews reuters.com

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.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street says Starbucks has too many stores, prices too high

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp has too many stores and its prices are too high, Wall Street analysts are starting to agree, as they seek to explain the company's slowing U.S. growth.

cnn.com

Memo alleges FBI abused its power to obtain surveillance warrant of Trump aide. Intel community disputes this central claim

President Donald Trump has authorized the release of a controversial Republican memo, and has sent word to the House Intelligence Committee the document may be made public, a White House official said.

cnn.com

In remarks touting vocational schools, Trump conflates them with community colleges

President Donald Trump made a pitch Thursday to boost vocational education, but in the speech he seemed to equate vocational schools with the nation's community colleges, saying "vocation is a much better word in a lot of cases than community college."

cnn.com

Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity stripped of its enforcement authority

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Community Healthcare Trust Inc Announces Increased Q4 Dividend

* ‍QTRLY DIVIDEND, IN AMOUNT OF $0.3975 PER SHARE, IS PAYABLE ON MARCH 2, 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

businessNews reuters.com

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.

businessNews reuters.com

Toy maker Mattel's holiday sales miss Wall Street forecasts, shares dip

(Reuters) - Mattel Inc's sales fell short of Wall Street forecasts in the crucial holiday quarter, as the toy maker faced weak demand for key brands including Fisher-Price and as the effect of the collapse of Toys "R" Us lingered.

Banking and Financial Institutions nytimes.com

Settlements for 3 Wall Street Banks Hold a Silver Lining

Deutsche Bank, HSBC and UBS were punished for market manipulation this week — and tucked into the punishment was a single sentence that could pay big dividends for the banking industry.

businessNews reuters.com

Tech, bank stocks lead Wall Street higher

(Reuters) - Wall Street rose in early afternoon trading on Thursday, reversing from earlier losses, as strong reports from Facebook and Microsoft led the technology sector higher and hawkish comments from the Federal Reserves lifted bank stocks.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. factory activity cools; job market remains strong

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. factory activity slowed in January amid a fall in new orders, but an unexpected drop in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week pointed to sustained labor market strength that should underpin domestic demand.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street set to open lower on hawkish Fed, Microsoft's drop

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Thursday, weighed down by a drop in Microsoft and after the Federal Reserve raised its inflation outlook and flagged "further gradual" interest rate hikes.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower on hawkish Fed, Microsoft's drop

* Futures down: Dow 148 pts, S&P 8.75 pts, Nasdaq 28.5 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

Social Media nytimes.com

Facebook Aims to Soothe Wall Street Over News Feed Changes

The social network, which is overhauling what people consume on the site, said its business would remain robust even if some users spent less time on its platform.

healthNews reuters.com

Community obesity rates help shape whether families are overweight

(Reuters Health) - Parents and kids who live in communities with high obesity rates are more likely to become overweight themselves than families living in communities where more people are a healthy weight, a U.S. study suggests.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall St. ends off day's highs as Fed sees inflation rising

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks finished marginally higher on Wednesday as indexes gave up early gains after the Federal Reserve said it sees inflation rising this year, signaling it remains on track to boost interest rates again in March.

sportsNews reuters.com

Goodell, President Trump remain at odds over player protests

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell and President Donald Trump remained on a collision course after both men conceded no ground on the issue of players kneeling in protest at racial injustice during the national anthem.

businessNews reuters.com

Boeing leads Wall Street out of two-day slump; Fed awaited

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose in late morning trading on Wednesday, with the Dow climbing more than 200 points after two days of steep losses, boosted by a surge in Boeing .

businessNews reuters.com

Boeing set to lead Wall Street higher after two-day slump

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to gain on Wednesday, after two days of steep losses, boosted by a controversy-free State of the Union speech by President Donald Trump and a rise in Boeing's shares.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Trump Issues Appeal for Unity in First State of the Union

The president asked Democrats to join him in overhauling immigration and rebuilding infrastructure as the Russia investigations are intensifying.

cnn.com

Police say he's a serial killer who buried his victims' remains in potted plants

Toronto police have arrested a landscaper who they say killed men and buried their body parts in potted plants on the properties where he worked.

politicsNews reuters.com

Trump pushes hardline immigration policies even as he urges unity

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged lawmakers on Tuesday to work toward bipartisan compromises, but pushed a hard line on immigration, insisting on a border wall and other concessions from Democrats as part of any deal to protect the children of illegal immigrants.

businessNews reuters.com

Blackstone bets big on Wall St. information business with Thomson Reuters deal

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP catapulted itself into the major leagues of Wall Street's financial information industry on Tuesday with the acquisition of a majority stake in the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters Corp.

sportsNews reuters.com

Pistons' Drummond to replace injured Wall in All Star Game

(Reuters) - Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond will replace the injured John Wall in next month’s All Star Game, the NBA announced on Tuesday. Washington point guard Wall has been bothered by a left knee injury and will undergo surgery that is expected to sideline him for close to two months.

healthNews reuters.com

Global cancer survival rates improve, but wide gaps remain

LONDON (Reuters) - Cancer patients' survival prospects are improving, even for some of the deadliest types such as lung cancer, but there are huge disparities between countries, particularly for children, according to a study published on Wednesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall St. succumbs to rising bond yields, sinking health stocks

(Reuters) - Rising bond yields and a sell-off in healthcare shares sent the U.S. stock market sliding on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average's 352-point tumble its steepest in eight months.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Wall St succumbs to rising bond yields, sinking health stocks

* Indexes down: Dow 1.26 pct, S&P 0.97 pct, Nasdaq 0.81 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

sportsNews reuters.com

NFL: Forum offers women opportunity for career in football

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Phoebe Schecter struck gold at the Women's Careers in Football Forum last year as one of 22 women who found jobs or internships in tackle football, which is often viewed as a notoriously macho world of tackle football.

businessNews reuters.com

Amid angst over iPhone X, Wall Street braces for weak forecast from Apple

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Apple Inc announces its first-quarter earnings on Thursday, investors will seek signs of whether the company's $999 iPhone X launched last autumn was a Steve Jobs-style hit or, as more analysts suspect, a letdown.

Hockey, Ice nytimes.com

For N.H.L. Stars, the Olympics Remain a ‘What If?’

Many N.H.L. players are still bitter about not being allowed to play in the Pyeongchang Games, and it is only starting to give way to national pride and curiosity for some.

businessNews reuters.com

Asia stocks off record highs as Wall St. flags, dollar firms on higher yields

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks retreated from record highs on Tuesday after a selloff in Apple shares knocked Wall Street lower, while the dollar found support as U.S. bond yields climbed to near four-year highs.

businessNews reuters.com

Asia stocks off record highs as Wall St. flags, higher yields support dollar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks retreated from record peaks on Tuesday after a selloff in Apple shares knocked Wall Street, while the dollar found support as U.S. bond yields climbed to near four-year highs.

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Attacks Reveal What U.S. Won’t: Victory Remains Elusive in Afghanistan

In his State of the Union address, President Trump is expected to promote his strategy to win the war in Afghanistan. He’ll be the third president to do so.

topNews reuters.com

Guilt, fines remain hazy as Saudi corruption purge draws to close

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian media magnate Waleed al-Ibrahim was found innocent in an anti-corruption purge, a source at his company said on Monday, part of a wider campaign against graft whose secrecy could hurt the country's effort to win foreign investment.

cnn.com

Opinion: Grammys squandered a golden opportunity

We're in the midst of awards season, and comparisons between awards shows are almost inevitable.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street Weekahead: State of the Union more likely to raise eyebrows than stocks

(Reuters) - Anybody hoping for a replay of the stock market advance that followed U.S. President Donald Trump's first address to Congress may be disappointed. This time around, shares could suffer if Trump does not tread carefully on hot-button issues.

worldNews reuters.com

British minister calls for unity after latest Brexit skirmishes

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Cabinet Office minister David Lidington urged his party to unite to heal growing rifts over how to leave the European Union that could threaten the prime minister's fragile grip on the leadership.

American Cup (Gymnastics) nytimes.com

Remaining Members of U.S.A. Gymnastics Board to Resign After Nassar Scandal

The organization said Friday that it would comply with the demands of the United States Olympic Committee, which called for the entire board to step down.

topNews reuters.com

Despite clash, Richardson says Suu Kyi remains Myanmar's best hope

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi remains Myanmar's best hope for change, veteran U.S. mediator Bill Richardson said on Friday, days after he got into a fight with the Nobel laureate and quit an international panel advising her government on the Rohingya crisis.

Saudi Arabia nytimes.com

Saudi Arabia Frees Media Mogul, but His Company’s Fate Remains a Mystery

MBC’s owner resisted a purchase offer from Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. He was among those seized in what the Saudis called a corruption crackdown.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Earnings lift Wall St to record highs; dollar fall continues

* S&P 500 posts biggest daily pct gain since March 1 (Updates with closing U.S. market levels)

businessNews reuters.com

Intel, healthcare shares boost lift Wall St. to record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest round of strong earnings reports, including from Intel and AbbVie, along with continued weakness in the dollar lifted each of the major Wall Street indexes to closing records on Friday.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall St. climbs to new highs on strong Intel, AbbVie earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest round of strong earnings reports, including from Intel and AbbVie , along with continued weakness in the dollar lifted each of the major Wall Street indexes to closing records on Friday.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street climbs on Intel, healthcare boost

(Reuters) - Wall Street climbed on Friday as both the S&P 500 and Dow hit records on the latest round of strong earnings reports, including results from Intel and AbbVie, as well as continued weakness in the dollar.

cnn.com

Forget the wall -- Trump's plan would reshape US legal immigration dramatically

The eye-popping numbers of potential new citizens and billions for border security got most of the attention when President Donald Trump's immigration proposal landed Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher on strong earnings, soft dollar

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Friday as gains in Intel and AbbVie following strong earnings and a slide in dollar helped investors look past weaker-than-expected U.S. economic growth data.

companyNews reuters.com

Wall St Weekahead-State of the Union more likely to raise eyebrows than stocks

By Sinead Carew Jan 26 (Reuters) - Anybody hoping for a replay of the stock market advance that followed U.S. President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress may be disappointed. This time around, shares could suffer if Trump does not tread carefully on hot-button issues. The S&P 500 jumped 1.4 percent the day after Trump's speech last February, as an unexpectedly measured tone from the notoriously abrasive president boosted investor optimism that he would be able to deliver on p

companyNews reuters.com

PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Jan 26

Jan 26 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

World Bank nytimes.com

The World Bank Is Remaking Itself as a Creature of Wall Street

Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank’s president, is trying to revitalize a hidebound institution. But his embrace of Wall Street is controversial.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-PerkinElmer profit, 2018 forecast top Wall Street estimates

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Laboratory equipment maker PerkinElmer Inc on Thursday reported higher-than-expected fourth quarter sales and profit and issued an initial 2018 earnings forecast that surpassed Wall Street estimates.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. bank regulator sells Wall Street stocks after rally

WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - A top U.S. bank regulator this week sold bank stocks that prevented him from taking full charge at the agency, two months after his swearing-in and while his holdings grew in value, according to the agency and ethics paperwork.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall St. surrenders gains after Trump talks up dollar

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on Thursday although much of Wall Street relinquished earlier gains after President Donald Trump said he wants a strong dollar.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Wall St surrenders gains after Trump talks up dollar

* Dow up 0.36 pct, S&P 500 flat, Nasdaq up 0.38 pct (Updates with Trump comment on dollar)

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Israeli cave

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial jawbone bearing seven teeth unearthed in a cave in Israel represents what scientists are calling the oldest-known Homo sapiens remains outside Africa, showing that...

businessNews reuters.com

Robust earnings, weak dollar lift Wall Street

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks on Wall Street advanced on Thursday, buoyed by solid corporate earnings and continued weakness in the dollar after comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Robust earnings, weak dollar lift Wall Street

* Dow up 0.62 pct, S&P 500 up 0.23 pct, Nasdaq up 0.25 pct (Updates with downturn in Caterpillar shares)

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street advance loses steam as Caterpillar reverses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 was little changed on Thursday as early gains spurred by solid earnings reports and a decline in the dollar evaporated and Caterpillar shares turned negative.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Wall St advance loses steam as Caterpillar reverses

* Dow up 0.38 pct, S&P 500 up 0.06 pct, Nasdaq up 0.06 pct (Updates with Caterpillar turning lower)

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street gains on solid earnings, dollar drop

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, buoyed by solid earnings reports and a decline in the dollar after comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Wall Street gains on solid earnings, dollar drop

* Dow up 0.36 pct, S&P 500 up 0.21 pct, Nasdaq up 0.37 pct (Updates with U.S. market open)

entertainmentNews reuters.com

From refugee to chef: Berlin film festival to showcase Syrian cook

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Syrian refugee will be cooking dishes from Damascus and Aleppo for VIP guests at the opening of the Berlinale International Film Festival next month.