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'Chelsea Bomber' to be sentenced

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The man convicted in the 2016 bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood that injured 30 people, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. [Source]

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Syrian Observatory: bombing kills 94 in eastern Ghouta in a day

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies killed 94 people in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the space of 24 hours, a war monitoring group said on Monday.

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Syrian Observatory: bombing kills 71 in eastern Ghouta in a day

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies has killed 71 people in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the past 24 hours, a war monitoring group said on Monday.

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Syrian Observatory: bombing kills 71 in east Ghouta in past day

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies has killed 71 people in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta pocket near Damascus in 24 hours, a war monitoring group said on Monday.

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Tears of joy as Bubba wins for first time since 2016

It was quite a weekend for golfer Bubba Watson.

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Florida school massacre suspect on authorities' radar in 2016: media

PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun, but authorities determined he was receiving sufficient support, newspapers said on Saturday.

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To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

The special counsel’s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.

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Florida school massacre suspect on authorities' radar in 2016: report

PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A teenager accused of shooting to death 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun, but authorities determined he was receiving sufficient support, a newspaper said on Saturday.

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Sweden grants citizenship to scientist sentenced to death in Iran

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has granted citizenship to a Stockholm-based scientist being held in Iran under sentence of death, the Swedish foreign ministry confirmed on Saturday.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.

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UPDATE 5-U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.

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U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian Internet agency oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.

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Special Counsel Issues Indictment Against 13 Russian Nationals Over 2016 Election

The special counsel charged 13 foreigners associated with Russia and three Russian organizations with illegally using social media platforms to sow political discord.

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Malicious cyber activity cost U.S. up to $109 billion in 2016: White House report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, the White House Council of Economic Advisers estimated in a report on Friday.

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State considers expediting timeline to close New York's Rikers Island jail

NEW YORK (Reuters) - State officials on Wednesday recommended speeding up New York City's timeline for closing its Rikers Island jail, saying the troubled facility is violating inmates' Constitutional rights and state laws.

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'Chelsea Bomber' receives two life sentences

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Jersey man convicted of planting bombs in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood in 2016 received two life sentences on Tuesday, after expressing no remorse in a Manhattan courtroom for engineering the explosion that injured 30 people.

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Bomber Sentenced to 2 Life Terms for Manhattan Attack

Ahmad Khan Rahimi was sentenced for the 2016 pressure-cooker bombing in the Chelsea neighborhood that strafed buildings, cars and pedestrians with shrapnel.

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'Chelsea Bomber' to be sentenced

The man convicted in the 2016 bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood that injured 30 people, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan.

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The dramatic changes in New York's skyline

The Empire State Building, the Art Deco Chrysler Building, the super-tall One World Trade Center. New York City is home to some of the world's most iconic skyscrapers.

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New York's Westminster Show: Where 'Good Dog!' is not good enough

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the nearly 3,000 dogs converging on New York City on Monday for the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, "Good Dog!" is a dreaded assessment but "Best Dog!" is a dream...

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Israeli jet shot down after bombing Iranian site in Syria

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Anti-aircraft fire downed an Israeli warplane returning from a bombing raid on Iran-backed positions in Syria on Saturday in the most serious confrontations yet between Israel and Iranian-backed forces based across the border.

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Bombing at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kills two, wounds 75: medics

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 75 wounded in a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.

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Bombing at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kills one, wounds 37: residents

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - One person was killed and 37 wounded by a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.

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Ex-Credit Suisse adviser sentenced to five years for 'clever fraud'

GENEVA (Reuters) - A former Credit Suisse client adviser was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Geneva court on Friday for abusing the trust of clients and putting in place a fraudulent scheme that brought him tens of millions of francs.

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New York's Met can keep Picasso sold during Nazi flight: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece that a German Jewish businessman was allegedly forced to sell at a low price, to fund an escape from the Nazis and fascism.

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$2.4 Billion Deal for Chelsea Market Enlarges Google’s New York Footprint

The deal calls attention to the technology sector’s rapid expansion in the city, both in the numbers employed and the square footage occupied.

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‘Extreme’ Suffering in Syria as Government Steps Up Bombing

More than 80 people were killed in rebel-held areas amid carnage that the United Nations called “outrageous” and an international failure.

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Uber says hackers behind 2016 data breach were in Canada, Florida

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The two people who hacked ride-hailing firm Uber's data in 2016 were in Canada and Florida at the time, a company security executive told a U.S. congressional committee on Tuesday.

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Larry Nassar Is Sentenced to Another 40 to 125 Years in Prison

The Michigan circuit court judge said the number of women and girls who had come forward to accuse Dr. Nassar of sexual abuse had risen to 265.

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'Chelsea Bomber' doesn't deserve multiple life sentences, his lawyer says

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Jersey man convicted of planting bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood does not deserve multiple life sentences and should be able to further his education and see his family while spending the rest of his life in prison, his lawyer argued on Friday.

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Greek court rejects extradition of Turk over links to bombings

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek court on Friday ruled against the extradition of a Turkish man wanted by Ankara over links to a banned militant group blamed for suicide bombings in Turkey, court officials said.

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

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

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

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

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Pharmacist to be sentenced for role in U.S. meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts pharmacist is set to be sentenced on Wednesday after being convicted on racketeering and fraud charges stemming from his role in a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more.

Child Abuse and Neglect nytimes.com

Larry Nassar, Sentenced in Sexual Abuse Case, Heads Back to Court

The former doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics and a Michigan State University clinic faces sentencing for similar crimes against three girls in another case.

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EPA chief in 2016 called Trump a threat to U.S. Constitution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, on Tuesday sought to distance himself from comments he made in a 2016 radio interview in which said Donald Trump would pose a threat to the U.S. Constitution if he ever became president.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. Chief, Assailed Trump in a 2016 Interview

Speaking on a radio show in 2016, Mr. Pruitt said that Donald Trump, if elected, would act in a way that is “truly unconstitutional.”

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Female Kurdish Fighter Kills Turkish Troops in Likely Suicide Bombing in Syria

The Kurdish bomber, 20, fought for a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces, an important ally of the United States military in the battle against the Islamic State.

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UPDATE 8-Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse

LANSING, Mich., Jan 24 (Reuters) - Disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced on Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting young female gymnasts, following days of wrenching testimony from about 160 of his victims, including Olympic medalists.

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Dr. Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40 to 175 Years for Sexual Abuse

More than 150 women, including Olympic gymnasts, testified during an extraordinary seven-day hearing for the former U.S.A. Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor.

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Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - The disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 175 years in prison for molesting young female gymnasts, following days of wrenching testimony in a Michigan courtroom from about 160 of his victims, including Olympic gold medalists.

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UPDATE 6-Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse

LANSING, Mich., Jan 24 (Reuters) - The disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 175 years in prison for molesting young female gymnasts, following days of wrenching testimony in a Michigan courtroom from about 160 of his victims, including Olympic gold medalists.

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UPDATE 2-Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor to be sentenced after week of emotional testimony

LANSING, Mich., Jan 24 (Reuters) - A Michigan judge on Wednesday heard from three more victims of former long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar ahead of imposing a sentence on the disgraced physician for molesting young female gymnasts.

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UPDATE 1-Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor to be sentenced after week of emotional testimony

LANSING, Mich., Jan 24 (Reuters) - A Michigan judge on Wednesday heard from three more victims of former long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar before she imposed a sentence on the disgraced physician for molesting young female gymnasts.

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Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor to be sentenced after week of emotional testimony

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - A Michigan judge is expected on Wednesday to sentence the former long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting female gymnasts after a week of emotionally charged statements by his victims.

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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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France to revise carbon emissions target after missing 2016 goal

PARIS (Reuters) - France will revise its carbon emissions target by the end of this year to align it with its pledges in the Paris climate agreement after failing to meet the goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions in 2016, the ecology minister said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Nordson Corp Says CEO Michael Hilton's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $6.75 Mln Vs $6.43 Mln In FY 2016

* NORDSON CORP SAYS CEO MICHAEL HILTON'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $6.75 MILLION VERSUS $6.43 MILLION IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING Source text (http://bit.ly/2rkvHuJ) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Genesee & Wyoming's Traffic in Dec. 2017 Was 255,199 Carloads, Decrease Of 15,344 Carloads, Compared With Dec. 2016

* GENESEE & WYOMING INC - G&W'S TRAFFIC IN DECEMBER 2017 WAS 255,199 CARLOADS, A DECREASE OF 15,344 CARLOADS, OR 5.7%, COMPARED WITH DECEMBER 2016

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2017 was second or third warmest year, behind 2016 - U.N.

OSLO (Reuters) - Last year was the second or third warmest on record behind 2016, and the hottest without an extra dose of heat caused by an El Niño event in the Pacific Ocean, the United Nations said on Thursday.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why I’m Ambivalent About Chelsea Manning

I don’t think she’s the perfect candidate. But I’m inspired by her willingness to fight back.

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Dance bars, mobile phones and Chelsea jerseys: changing face of Bhutan

THIMPHU (Reuters) - For decades Bhutan had no television, no traffic lights and a culture that had barely changed in centuries.

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Chelsea through on penalties, Bournemouth lose to Wigan

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea won a penalty shootout to beat second tier Norwich City on Wednesday and sneak into the FA Cup fourth round following a tempestuous replay that ended 1-1 after extra time with the Premier League champions reduced to nine men.

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UPDATE 2-Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.

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Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.

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Strike averted at New York's main fruit and vegetable market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A work stoppage at a market that supplies much of New York City's fresh fruit and vegetables was averted early on Wednesday when negotiators tentatively reached a pay deal as the previous contract expired, the labor union said.

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Syrian Kurdish PYD urges action against Turkish bombing of Afrin region

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's main Kurdish party appealed on Wednesday to world powers to stop Turkish bombardment of the Afrin region in northern Syria.

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Joshua Wong, Democracy Advocate, Is Sentenced in Hong Kong

Joshua Wong got three months in prison for his role in 2014 protests demanding freer elections for the leader of Hong Kong.

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'Chelsea bomber' tried to radicalize fellow inmates, U.S. prosecutors say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Jersey man found guilty last year of planting two homemade bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, one of which wounded 30 people, has tried to radicalize fellow inmates with Islamic State and al Qaeda propaganda, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against 'un-Islamic' suicide bombings

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the government on Tuesday says.

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26 dead in Baghdad double suicide bombing

At least 26 people have been killed in a double suicide bombing in central Baghdad, according to the Ministry of Health, in the second deadly attack to hit the Iraqi capital in just three days.

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Chelsea Manning files for US Senate run

Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who spent several years in prison for leaking classified information, has filed to run as a Democratic candidate for Senate in Maryland.

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Chelsea Manning Files for Senate Run in Maryland

Ms. Manning, a former Army private convicted of disclosing classified information, would face Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, in the primary race.

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Chelsea Manning eyes U.S. Senate seat for Maryland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is seeking the Democratic Party's nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from Maryland, according to Federal election filings seen on Saturday.

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Chelsea Manning seeks Maryland U.S. Senate seat: election filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is seeking the Democratic Party's nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from Maryland, according to Federal election filings seen on Saturday.

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WSJ: Trump lawyer arranged porn star payment for her silence in October 2016

President Donald Trump's longtime attorney denied that Trump had a sexual encounter with a porn star after a report by The Wall Street Journal on Friday alleged the lawyer helped facilitate a six-figure payment to the actress in October 2016 in exchange for her silence.

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Wilder sentenced to community service for marijuana possession

(Reuters) - Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder was ordered to perform 60 hours of community service on Thursday after being found guilty of misdemeanor marijuana possession.

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Chelsea spurn chances in League Cup stalemate with Arsenal

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea failed to make their home advantage count as they missed a string of chances to draw 0-0 with Arsenal in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final on Wednesday.

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'Sell Drugsz' rapper sentenced for narcotics trafficking in Rhode Island

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include "Sell Drugsz" and "Feds Watching" has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for trafficking heroin and fentanyl, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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China says 27 of 31 regions met 2016 low carbon targets

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China said 27 of its 31 regions met their greenhouse gas reduction targets aimed at combating global warming in 2016, the country's climate change regulator said in a notice on Monday.

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Four sentenced to prison, college fraternity banned for hazing death

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania court on Monday sentenced four members of a national college fraternity to a maximum of two years in prison and banned the group from operating in the state for 10 years because of the 2013 death of a student during hazing incident.

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Two injured in fire at New York's Trump Tower, officials say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were injured in a brief early-morning fire near the top of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan as the city's workday rush began, the New York Fire Department said on Monday.

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Two injured in fire at New York's Trump Tower: officials

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were injured, one seriously, in an early-morning fire near the top of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, the New York Fire Department said on Monday.

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Fire-Breathing Robots Bring Anarchy to a Chelsea Art Gallery

Mark Pauline, a.k.a. Survival Research Laboratories, has resisted the commercial side of the art world for years. Now he has work for sale in Chelsea.

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Half as many migrants landed in Europe in 2017 as 2016: IOM

GENEVA (Reuters) - Slightly fewer than half as many migrants reached Europe by sea in 2017 than 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday, with curbs finally cutting traffic on the deadly route from Libya to Italy.

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Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power

TBILISI (Reuters) - A Georgian court sentenced former leader Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison on Friday for seeking to cover up evidence about the murder of a Georgian banker when he was president - a verdict which he denounced as illegal.

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BRIEF-LGI Homes Reports ‍Home Closings Of 1,844 In Q4 2017 Vs 1,139 In Q4 2016

* LGI HOMES, INC. ANNOUNCES RECORD DECEMBER, 4TH QUARTER, AND YEAR END 2017 HOME CLOSINGS AND 2017 YEAR END EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL

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2017 was second hottest year on record, after sizzling 2016: report

OSLO (Reuters) - Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016, with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires to a thaw of Arctic ice, a European Union monitoring center said on Thursday.

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2017 was second hottest year on record, after 2016: European data

OSLO (Reuters) - Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016 with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires to a thaw of Arctic ice, a European Union monitoring center said on Thursday.

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Trump in 2016: 'I don't have time' for golf

Inside his first year in office, President Trump spent more than 90 days at golf clubs. This came after criticizing former President Obama for golfing.

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The former WH chief strategist blasts Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer in new book

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon called the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer purportedly offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton "treasonous," according to a new book obtained by The Guardian.

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BRIEF-Cme Group Reached Record Average Daily Volume Of 16.3 Million Contracts In 2017, Up 4 Percent From 2016

* CME GROUP REACHED RECORD AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 16.3 MILLION CONTRACTS IN 2017, UP 4 PERCENT FROM 2016

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The panel will likely reach competing partisan conclusions on Russia meddling in the 2016 election

Democrats and Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee are on a collision course, as the two sides appear increasingly likely to issue competing reports coming to starkly different conclusions about the panel's Russia investigation.

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Global equity issuance up from 2016 slump, bankers see further rise in 2018

* Companies raised $780.2 bln in equity in 2017 - Thomson Reuters

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Putin says St. Petersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said a bomb blast in a St Petersburg supermarket on Wednesday was an act of terrorism, and that security forces whose lives were threatened by terrorist suspects should shoot to kill if necessary.

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Putin says St Petersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said a bomb blast in a St Petersburg supermarket on Wednesday was an act of terrorism, and that security forces whose lives were threatened by terrorist suspects should shoot to kill if necessary.

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BRIEF-RPX Corp Says Effective Dec 21, Co Terminated Credit Agreement Entered Into On Feb 26, 2016

* RPX CORP - EFFECTIVE DEC 21, CO TERMINATED CREDIT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO ON FEB 26, 2016 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2C9Ns4l) Further company coverage:

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U.S. lawmakers question businessman at 2016 Trump Tower meeting: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Georgian-American businessman who met then-Miss Universe pageant owner Donald Trump in 2013, has been questioned by congressional investigators about whether he helped organize a meeting between Russians and Trump's eldest son during the 2016 election campaign, four sources familiar with the matter said.

Vietnam War nytimes.com

Vietnam '67: Bombing the Ho Chi Minh Trail

No matter how many times we attacked it, the North Vietnamese transit network remained. In the end, it’s how they won.

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Chinese Activist Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Shaming Officials

Under President Xi Jinping, determined activists like Wu Gan, who once survived at the edges of official tolerance, have come under concerted attack.

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Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan allowed the wife and mother of an Indian man convicted of spying to visit him on Monday in Islamabad, eight months after he was sentenced to death by a military court.

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Prosecutors: Chelsea bomber tried to radicalize inmates

Ahmad Khan Rahimi, convicted in the 2016 bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood that injured 30 people, tried to radicalize other inmates, prosecutors say.

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'Slenderman' stabbing teen sentenced

Anissa Weier, one of two Wisconsin teens charged in the 2014 "Slenderman" stabbing of a classmate, will be committed to a state mental care facility for 25 years, a judge ordered.

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Wisconsin girl in 'Slenderman' stabbing sentenced to 25 years in psychiatric care

(Reuters) - A Wisconsin girl who along with a friend stabbed a classmate 19 times to placate the fictitious bogeyman "Slenderman" was committed on Thursday to state psychiatric care for 25 years.

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U.S. life expectancy fell in 2016 as opioid overdoses surged: CDC

NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Life expectancy among Americans has fallen for the second year in a row as the opioid crisis continues to drive up overall death rates in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

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U.S. drug overdose deaths rose 21 percent to 63,600 in 2016: CDC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Life expectancy in the United States fell in 2016 as the number of deaths due to drug overdoses rose more than 21 percent to 63,600, mainly due to opioids, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Trusted Brand 2016 Inc Updates Status Of Qualifying Transaction

* TRUSTED BRAND 2016 INC. UPDATES STATUS OF QUALIFYING TRANSACTION

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New York man sentenced to 15 years for plotting to help Islamic State

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City resident who pleaded guilty to conspiring to support Islamic State was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday, U.S. prosecutors said.

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BRIEF-Navistar International Says CEO Troy Clarke's Total Compensation For 2017 $5.5 Mln Vs $4.9 Mln In 2016

* NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL - CEO TROY CLARKE'S TOTAL COMPENSATION FOR 2017 WAS $5.5 MILLION VERSUS $4.9 MILLION IN 2016 - SEC FILING Source text (http://bit.ly/2BcgbBX) Further company coverage:

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Man sentenced to five years for threats to U.S. Jewish groups, stalking

(Reuters) - A former journalist who admitted to calling in bomb threats to U.S. Jewish centers as part of an extensive campaign of cyber stalking his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Hormel Foods CEO James Snee's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $6.3 Mln Vs $3.5 Mln In FY 2016

* HORMEL FOODS CORP SAYS CEO JAMES SNEE'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $6.3 MILLION VERSUS $3.5 MILLION IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2oWrD2O) Further company coverage:

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Committee is examining 2016 Jill Stein campaign

Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr says his committee is examining the campaign of Green Party 2016 presidential candidate Jill Stein as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in the US election, and he suggested the panel has more questions for Hillary Clinton's campaign.

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2016 CNN Hero: 'God chose me to help'

Jeison Aristizábal wasn't born destined for success.

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RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Healthcare draws election-year worry, but 2016 repeat not seen

NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could reopen wounds suffered during the 2016 U.S. presidential race.

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Chelsea and Arsenal earn narrow wins, Palace on the rise

LONDON (Reuters) - Champions Chelsea claimed an eighth win in their last 10 Premier League games at home to Southampton and Arsenal edged past Newcastle United as the London clubs maintained their distant pursuit of leaders Manchester City on Saturday.

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Healthcare draws election-year worry, but 2016 repeat not seen

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could reopen wounds suffered during the 2016 U.S. presidential race.

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Honduran politician sentenced to three years in U.S. for money laundering

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A member of a prominent Honduran family who once served in the nation’s cabinet was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday after he pleaded guilty to a U.S. money laundering charge.

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Florida man sentenced to 15 years in prison for vandalizing mosque

((This Dec. 6 story corrects fifth paragraph to show Islamic Society of Central Florida Masjid Al-Munin Mosque agreed to sentence, not Florida Council on American-Islamic Relations))

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Wall St Week Ahead-Healthcare draws election-year worry, but 2016 repeat not seen

NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could reopen wounds suffered during the 2016 U.S. presidential race.

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Missouri issues first fines over misuse of farm chemical in 2016

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Missouri has issued its first fines over the misuse of a farm chemical in 2016 that went on to be linked in different formulations to widespread U.S. crop damage this year, the state said on Thursday.

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Nephews of Venezuela's first lady sentenced to 18 years in U.S. drug case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady were sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday following their convictions in New York on U.S. drug trafficking charges.

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Egyptian singer sentenced to prison for video 'inciting debauchery'

A court in Egypt has sentenced a female pop singer to two years in prison for "inciting debauchery and immortality" in an online music video, according to reports by Egypt's state-run Al-Ahram online.

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Ex-New York town official sentenced to two-and-half years for bond fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former elected official of a New York City suburb was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison on Wednesday following his conviction in what U.S. prosecutors have called the first criminal securities fraud case brought over municipal bonds.

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Three U.S. men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks

(Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks.

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UPDATE 3-Three U.S. men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks

Dec 13 (Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks.

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Three men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks

(Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks, according to court documents.

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UPDATE 2-Three men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks

Dec 13 (Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks, according to court documents.

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Three men to plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks

(Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student and two other men have agreed to plead guilty to computer crimes related to the creation and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks, according to court documents.

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U.S. says hacker to plead guilty for role in 2016 cyber attacks

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has caught one of the people involved in creating the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks, according to court papers.

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NY bombing suspect's wife 'didn't know about radicalization'

The wife of the suspect in a pipe bomb explosion in New York was "surprised to find out what her husband did," police in Bangladesh told CNN, despite speaking to him 30 minutes before the attempted attack.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Suspect in New York Subway Bombing Is Charged With Terrorism

The suspect, Akayed Ullah, is accused of detonating a pipe bomb affixed to his torso in a Midtown Manhattan subway walkway.

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Investigators search for clues in attempted New York subway bombing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investigators are searching for reasons a Bangladeshi man set off a bomb strapped to his body in a New York City commuter hub during the morning rush hour in what is being characterized as an attempted terrorist attack.

New York City nytimes.com

New York Today: New York Today: What We Know About the Subway Bombing

Tuesday: A look at Monday’s terrorist attack near Times Square, the origins of whiskey, and the first night of Hanukkah.

Ullah, Akayed nytimes.com

About New York: In a Bombing’s Aftermath, Doubling Down on the Everyday

After a man detonated a bomb strapped to his chest near Times Square, New Yorkers kept their fears at bay and the subway turnstiles spinning.

Terrorism nytimes.com

Suspect in Times Square Bombing Leaves Trail of Mystery

As the authorities searched for clues, those who knew Akayed Ullah described the trappings of an ordinary immigrant life in Brooklyn.

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BRIEF-‍MTY Files Restated Financial Statements For Year Ended Nov 30, 2016​

* ‍MTY FILES RESTATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR YEAR ENDED NOVEMBER 30, 2016​

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Ex-Penn State coach Sandusky's son sentenced for child sex crimes

(Reuters) - The adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State University assistant football coach convicted of sexually abusing young boys, was sentenced on Friday to serve up to seven years in prison for child sex crimes, a court official said.

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Antibiotics sales for use in U.S. farm animals dropped in 2016: FDA

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The sale and distribution of antibiotics approved for use in food-producing animals in the United States decreased by 10 percent from 2015 to 2016, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report said on Thursday.

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U.S. gymnastics team doctor sentenced to 60 years for child pornography

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor accused of sexually assaulting gymnasts, to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges that grew out of a sex abuse investigation.

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Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor who admitted to sexually abusing underage girls, has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison on child pornography charges, a court official said Thursday.

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WikiLeaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said.

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Russian hackers steal athletes' data (2016)

The World Anti-Doping Agency, or WADA, says Russian hackers have stolen the medical records of Rio Olympian athletes. CNN's Don Riddell reports.

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Former Florida congresswoman sentenced to five years for fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, federal court officials said.

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Former U.S. Rep. Brown of Florida sentenced to five years for fraud: report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for her role in helping raise more than $800,000 for a bogus charity that was used as a slush fund, a Jacksonville television station reported.

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Liverpool and Chelsea keep up chase behind City; Spurs held

LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool and Chelsea maintained their pursuit of runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City with comfortable wins on Saturday but Tottenham Hotspur dropped further off the pace with a disappointing 1-1 draw at Watford.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

Deported Repeatedly, Man Is Sentenced to 35 Years for Attacks on 2 Oregon Women

The man, Sergio Jose Martinez, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, attacked the women in July. His case got national attention because of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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BRIEF-Armstrong World Industries Says Entered A Consent Between Co, Units, Others, Amending Existing Amended Agreement, Dated As Of April 1, 2016​

* ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES- ‍ON NOV 27, CO ENTERED A CONSENT BETWEEN CO, UNITS, OTHERS, AMENDING EXISTING AMENDED AGREEMENT, DATED AS OF APRIL 1, 2016​

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BRIEF-Ford U.S. Sales Totaled 210,771 Vehicles For Nov, a 6.7 Pct Gain Over 2016‍​

* FORD SALES UP 6.7 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER; F-SERIES ACHIEVES BEST SALES IN 16 YEARS, WHILE FORD SUVS POST BRAND’S BEST NOVEMBER SALES IN 17 YEARS

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Perpetrator of 2016 attack at Ohio State acted alone: FBI

(Reuters) - A Somali immigrant who wounded 11 people in a car and knife attack at Ohio State University a year ago was influenced by the ideology of militant group Islamic State, but had no outside help in planning the violence, the FBI said on Wednesday.

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Uber says 2016 data breach hit 2.7 million UK users, or most of its base

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc has informed Britain's data protection regulator that about 2.7 million user accounts - representing the vast majority of people using the ride-hailing service in the country - were affected by a 2016 data breach.

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Uber says 2.7 million users in UK affected in 2016 breach

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has informed Britain's data protection regulator that 2.7 million user accounts in the country were affected by the data breach in 2016, which the company disclosed last week.

Presidential Election of 2016 nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Race and Class and What Happened in 2016

Arguing, again, about whether racism or populism made Trump president.

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Florida man sentenced to 25 years for attempt to blow up synagogue

(Reuters) - A Florida man with anti-Semitic views was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Tuesday to 25 years in prison for trying to blow up a synagogue in the state last year during a Jewish holiday, court officials said.

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Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced to two years in prison after confessing to inciting subversion of state power. CNN's Matt Rivers speaks with his family.

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Bodyguard to armed Oregon occupation leader sentenced to probation

(Reuters) - A man who tried to get Mormon church leaders to mediate an end to last year's occupation of a federal wildlife center in Oregon by armed militants was sentenced on Wednesday to two years on probation for his own brief role in the takeover.

Murals nytimes.com

Trying to Save a 1950s Mural of 1800s Chelsea From Demolition

A city councilman joins the effort to preserve a W.P.A.-style painting housed inside a bank building set to be converted into condominiums.

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Thailand arrests woman wanted over deadly 2015 bombing at shrine

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Police in Thailand on Wednesday arrested a woman wanted in connection with a 2015 bombing in Bangkok that killed 20 people, 14 of them foreign tourists.

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UPDATE 2-Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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Uber hack in 2016 exposed data of 57 million

Mosques nytimes.com

Deadly Suicide Bombing Pounds Mosque in Nigeria

The authorities blamed Boko Haram for the attack, which targeted worshipers at morning prayers. One official said at least 50 people had been killed.

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French shoppers to spend more online this Xmas compared to 2016

PARIS, Nov 21 (Reuters) - French shoppers plan on average to spend more on online sales this Christmas compared to a year ago, the country's Commerce Federation (Fevad) said on Tuesday, marking the latest sign of a gradual improvement in the economy.

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Journalists lose it over photobombing bus

A bus blocks the dome implosion, camera people blow up. CNN's Jeanne Moos has a blast.

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BRIEF-Axogen says ‍management reiterates 2017 annual revenue will grow at least 40 pct over 2016 revenue ​

* Axogen Inc - ‍management reiterates 2017 annual revenue will grow at least 40 pct over 2016 revenue and gross margins will remain above 80 pct​

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Transforming New York's skyline one building at a time

New York's skyline is probably one of the best known in the world. Visitors and natives alike would undoubtedly be able to trace the silhouettes of its buildings with their eyes closed.

Shabab nytimes.com

After Huge Truck Bombings, U.S. Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants

The Trump administration has redoubled its campaign to defeat the Qaeda-backed Shabab, but the group has proved to be a potent and resilient killing force.

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Amnesty urges independent probe into atrocities, bombings in battle for Philippines Marawi city

MANILA (Reuters) - The war in the Philippine city of Marawi saw Islamist insurgents execute civilians or use them as human shields, while military air strikes killed non-combatants and may have been used in excess, an Amnesty International report said on Friday.

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Arizona man sentenced to die for murdering girl by locking her in box

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona man was sentenced to death on Thursday for murdering a 10-year-old girl, by locking her in a footlocker for taking a Popsicle without permission, a court official said.

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Harvey Weinstein sued by actress, who claims he raped her in 2016

(Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein and the movie company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, were sued in California state court on Tuesday by an anonymous actress who said she was raped by the movie producer in the spring of 2016.

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At least six killed in Yemen suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State

ADEN (Reuters) - At least six people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide car bomb ripped through a base used by a local security force in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, residents said, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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New Jersey man sentenced for role in Russian uranium bribe scheme

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A New Jersey man was sentenced on Monday to a year and a day in prison for conspiracy to commit money laundering in connection with his role in arranging bribes for the awarding of contracts with Russia's state-owned nuclear energy corporation, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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Exchanges took place during the 2016 presidential campaign

According to a report from The Atlantic, Donald Trump Jr. was "in cahoots with WikiLeaks" three weeks before Mike Pence denied the campaign.

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He says he sides with US intelligence agencies over Putin when it comes to 2016 election meddling

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

Woman Who Sabotaged Fiancé’s Kayak Is Sentenced to Up to 4 Years

Angelika Graswald, who prosecutors said had watched her fiancé drown and even moved a paddle out of his reach, was expected to be freed by year’s end.

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Former TV anchor says Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted her son in 2016

Former TV news anchor Heather Unruh came forward on Wednesday with new allegations that Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted her son.

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The day that changed everything: Election 2016, as it happened

It was supposed to be the coda to a long, brutal presidential campaign. The onset of a new era in American politics.

Page, Carter nytimes.com

Trump Adviser Carter Page Describes Meeting With Russian Official During 2016 Campaign

The former adviser offered new details during eight hours of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, which has released a transcript of his remarks.

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Former Trump adviser Page met Russian officials in 2016 Moscow trips

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to U.S. lawmakers that he met with a Russian deputy prime minister on two trips to Moscow in 2016 and consulted with senior Trump campaign staff about one visit.

Polls and Public Opinion nytimes.com

After a Tough 2016, Many Pollsters Haven’t Changed Anything

Private pollsters are trying harder to capture the opinions of less educated white voters, but some public pollsters haven’t adjusted at all.

San Francisco (Calif) nytimes.com

Go Hill Bombing in San Francisco

Race down city streets with a crew of skaters as they weave in and out of traffic, pedestrians and intersections without stopping.

Presidential Election of 2016 nytimes.com

Donna Brazile Reportedly Pondered Replacing Clinton With Biden in 2016

Ms. Brazile, a former interim head of the Democratic National Committee, said she considered the action after Hillary Clinton suffered a fainting spell, according to a published report.

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Islamic State bombing kills dozens in east Syria: war monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least one Islamic State car bomb killed dozens of people at a refugee gathering on the east side of the Euphrates River in Syria on Saturday, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Carter Page met with Russian official during 2016 trip to Moscow

Carter Page met with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich while in Moscow in July 2016, the former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's campaign confirmed to CNN on Friday.

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Trump campaign aide met Russian officials in 2016: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign met Russian government officials last year, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing testimony he gave this week to a U.S. congressional committee.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Trump Campaign Adviser Met With Russian Officials in 2016

Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, told House investigators he met with Russian government officials during a July 2016 trip to Moscow. He has long denied doing so.

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Ex-ArthoCare CEO sentenced to 20 years in U.S. prison for fraud

Nov 3 (Reuters) - The former chief executive of medical device company ArthroCare Corp was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted of having orchestrated what federal prosecutors called a $750 million securities fraud.

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New York's Moinian Group launches tower in Hudson Yards

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Moinian Group on Friday broke ground on a 53-story tower in the burgeoning Hudson Yards district that is rapidly changing New York's skyline in a more than $2 billion project the developer hopes to help finance through the EB-5 visa program.

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UPDATE 1-New York's Moinian Group launches tower in Hudson Yards

NEW YORK, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Moinian Group on Friday broke ground on a 53-story tower in the burgeoning Hudson Yards district that is rapidly changing New York's skyline in a more than $2 billion project the developer hopes to help finance through the EB-5 visa program.

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President says he has 'one of the greatest memories' but doesn't recall suggestion of 2016 Putin meeting

Just before jetting off on a 12-day trip to Asia Friday, reporters asked President Donald Trump what he remembered about a late March meeting in which, according to court documents, former foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos broached the idea of a meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin,

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U.S. oil rig count falls by most in week since May 2016 -Baker Hughes

Nov 3 (Reuters) - U.S. energy companies cut eight oil rigs this week, the biggest reduction since May 2016, extending a drilling decline that started over the summer when prices slipped below $50 a barrel. The oil rig count fell to 729 in the week to Nov. 3, the lowest level since May, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said in its closely followed report on Friday. The rig count, an early indicator of future output, is still much hi

Presidential Election of 2016 nytimes.com

These Are the Ads Russia Bought on Facebook in 2016

A look at some of the ads designed by Russia to exploit divisions in American society and to tip the 2016 election in favor of Donald J. Trump.

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This photo perfectly captures how a terror attack cannot dent New York's resilience

Take a look at this photo. It shows a police officer, gun in hand, keeping a wary eye as a parade of costumed New Yorkers stream past him.

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Photo shows smashed truck near New York's West Side Highway

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U.S. lawmakers turn to tech sector for answers on 2016 election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators said on Tuesday they wanted to work with Silicon Valley to find answers to election meddling as they kicked off two days of congressional hearings on how Russia allegedly manipulated social media networks to try to influence the 2016 U.S. campaign.

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Associate of former FIFA vice president sentenced to 15 months

(Reuters) - A former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty in a money laundering conspiracy, the second person sentenced in a U.S. investigation of bribery involving the world soccer governing body FIFA.

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Lawmakers turn to tech sector for answers on 2016 election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers from Facebook Inc , Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google head before U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday for two days of hearings on how Russia allegedly used their services to try to sway the 2016 U.S. elections.

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Swedish prosecutors drop 2016 probe into Fingerprint Cards

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish Economic Crime Authority said on Tuesday it had discontinued an investigation launched in December 2016 into market abuse involving Fingerprint Cards.

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Democrats want a law to stop Trump from bombing North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Tuesday they said would prevent President Donald Trump from launching a nuclear first strike on North Korea on his own, highlighting the issue days before the Republican's first presidential trip to Asia.

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Italy's Berlusconi probed over deadly 1993 mafia bombings: source

FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) - Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is under investigation as part of an investigation into mafia bombings in 1993, a judicial source said on Tuesday, confirming newspaper reports.

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New Jersey pastor sentenced to five years for bitcoin exchange scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey pastor was sentenced to five years in prison for scheming to help an illegal bitcoin exchange escape scrutiny from banks and regulators.

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Trump in 2016: Papadopoulos is an 'excellent guy'

Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump discusses former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos in a 2016 "Washington Post" interview.

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Inside New York's most desirable apartment buildings

A rare glance into some of exclusive New York addresses -- from the 19th-century grandeur of The Dakota, one of the city's oldest apartment complexes, to the pencil-thin 432 Park Avenue.

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Step back to the 1960s in New York's retro TWA Lounge

The 1960s were the height of aviation's Jet Age -- a glamorous era characterized by faster travel, stylish uniforms, streamlined design and cocktails aplenty.

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New York's Jean-Georges restaurant loses 3-star Michelin status

(Reuters) - Michelin has stripped New York restaurant Jean-Georges of its three-star rating in its 2018 guide, leaving the city with five top-rated eateries, two fewer than San Francisco which now...

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CO2 levels in atmosphere hit record high in 2016

Concentrations of carbon dioxide surged at a record breaking speed in 2016, according to the annual Greenhouse Gas bulletin compiled by the World Meteorological Organization.

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BRIEF-Magnegas projects 2017 revenues to grow over 120 pct vs 2016

* Magnegas projects 2017 revenues to grow over 120% versus. 2016

environmentNews reuters.com

Carbon dioxide levels grew at record pace in 2016, U.N. says

GENEVA (Reuters) - The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-metre rise in sea levels and adding 3 degrees to temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday.

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10 dead in car bombing

At least 10 people were killed Saturday when a car bomb was set off outside a hotel near Somalia's presidential palace Saturday -- two weeks after the deadliest car bombings in the nation's modern history.

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Brooklyn man sentenced to 15 years prison over Islamic State support

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Brooklyn man was sentenced on Friday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State.

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Exclusive: While advising Trump in 2016, ex-CIA chief proposed plan to discredit Turkish cleric

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA director James Woolsey pitched a $10 million contract to two Turkish businessmen to help discredit a controversial U.S.-based cleric while Woolsey was an adviser to Donald Trump's election campaign, three people familiar with the proposal said.