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Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw North Carolina congressional districts

The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to freeze, for now, a lower court opinion that struck down North Carolina congressional districts holding that it amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. 

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Trump ex-aide Bannon agrees to Mueller probe interview, avoiding grand jury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has reached agreement with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators rather than appearing before a grand jury, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

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Bannon will do interview with special counsel, avoiding grand jury for now

Steve Bannon has struck a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's team and will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury, two people familiar with the process told CNN. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel, the sources said.

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Trump's ex-aide Bannon strikes deal to avoid grand jury testimony: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has struck a deal to be interviewed by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team instead of appearing before a grand jury, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing sources close to Bannon.

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Tennis: Svitolina struggling with injury after second round win

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Fourth seed Elina Svitolina revealed she had been dealing with injury issues at the Australian Open after successfully negotiating a tricky second round match against Katerina Siniakova on Wednesday.

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Six teen suicides in six months in one school district

Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months.

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Canada judge tells jury in deadly oil derailment trial to press on

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian judge on Tuesday told jurors to continue deliberations, despite their difficulty in reaching a verdict in the joint trial of three former rail employees in the 2013 Lac Megantic train derailment that killed 47 in Quebec, local media said.

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Canadian jury at impasse in Lac Megantic derailment trial: media

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian jury on Tuesday said it was at an impasse in the trial of three former rail employees in the 2013 Lac Megantic train derailment that killed 47 in Quebec and has asked the judge for guidance in the matter, local media reported.

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BRIEF-Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Announces Settlement Of Patent Litigation For Generic Linzess In U.S.

* SAYS CO'S UNITS HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. AND ALLERGAN PLC

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Tennis: Returning Djokovic still managing elbow injury

Jan 13 (Reuters) - Former world number one Novak Djokovic admits his elbow is not yet 100 percent as the Serb prepares to return from six months out at the Australian Open.

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Supreme Court takes up fight over Texas electoral districts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts for state legislative and U.S. congressional seats that were thrown out by a lower court for diminishing black and Hispanic voters' clout.

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U.S. grand jury indicts man accused of Manhattan terror attack

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting a suicide bombing in a busy New York City commuter hub in the name of Islamic State in December was indicted on U.S. terrorism charges by a grand jury on Wednesday.

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Injury robs Pyeongchang of teen slopestyle phenom Sildaru

LONDON (Reuters) - The devastating knee injury suffered by teenager Kelly Sildaru just five months before the 2018 Winter Games has not only dented Estonia's medal hopes for Pyeongchang but it has robbed the Olympics of a freestyle skiing superstar.

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Muguruza suffers second injury withdrawal Down Under

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza's preparations for next week's Australian Open were thrown into disarray when the world number three pulled out of the Sydney International due to a leg injury on Wednesday.

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Bayer, J&J win reversal of $28 million verdict in Xarelto lawsuit

(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania state court judge on Tuesday overturned a $27.8 million jury award to an Indiana couple who accused Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn of internal bleeding risks of their drug Xarelto, the companies said.

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Bayer, J&J win reversal of $28 mln verdict in Xarelto lawsuit

Jan 9 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania state court judge on Tuesday overturned a $27.8 million jury award to an Indiana couple who accused Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn of internal bleeding risks of their drug Xarelto, the companies said.

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U.S. judges order overhaul of North Carolina's partisan congressional districts

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - A three-judge federal panel ordered congressional districts in North Carolina to be redrawn ahead of the 2018 elections, ruling on Tuesday that the Republican-drawn map was illegal and unconstitutionally partisan.

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N. Carolina congressional districts are partisan and unconstitutional, judges rule

Federal judges said Tuesday that North Carolina will have to quickly redraw its 13 congressional districts because the map is unconstitutionally partisan.

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Judges order overhaul of North Carolina's partisan congressional districts

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - A three-judge federal panel ordered congressional districts in North Carolina to be redrawn ahead of the 2018 elections, ruling on Tuesday that the current Republican-drawn map was illegal and unconstitutionally partisan.

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BRIEF-Reading International Provides Update On Nevada District Court Ruling Regarding Derivative Lawsuit

* READING INTERNATIONAL PROVIDES UPDATE ON NEVADA DISTRICT COURT RULING REGARDING DERIVATIVE LAWSUIT

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Cate Blanchett to Lead Cannes Film Festival Jury

The actress is a vocal campaigner against harassment, and will be the 12th woman to take the role at a festival sometimes accused of disregarding female voices.

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Svitolina in Brisbane semis after Konta's injury pullout

(Reuters) - Elina Svitolina reached the Brisbane International semi-finals after Johanna Konta retired with a hip injury during the third set of their quarter-final on Thursday.

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Murray pulls out of Australian Open with hip injury

LONDON (Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray will miss this month's Australian Open after failing to recover from the hip injury that has kept him out of action for nearly six months.

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Australia's Cate Blanchett to head Cannes Film Festival jury

PARIS (Reuters) - Australian movie star Cate Blanchett will head the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera, its organizers said on Thursday.

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Tennis: Svitolina in Brisbane semis after Konta's injury pullout

(Reuters) - Elina Svitolina entered the Brisbane International semi-finals after her opponent Johanna Konta retired with a hip injury during the third set of the quarter-final contest on Thursday.

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Tennis: Murray pulls out of Australian Open with hip injury

(Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray has pulled out of the Australian Open after failing to recover from a hip injury, tournament organizers said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. jury finds Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran dodge sanctions

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday found a Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, after a nearly four-week trial that has strained diplomatic relations between the United States and Turkey.

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U.S. jury finds Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran dodge sanctions

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday found a Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, after a nearly four-week trial that has strained diplomatic relations between the United States and Turkey.

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Forty-nine states, District of Columbia sue PHH for "alleged misconduct" over single-family mortgages

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia have reached a $45 million settlement with mortgage lender PHH Mortgage Corporation over "alleged misconduct" tied to its servicing single-family mortgages.

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Jurors in U.S. trial of Turkish banker ask about partial verdict

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Jurors in the U.S. trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank who is charged with helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, asked in a note on Wednesday what they should do if they agree on some of the charges against Atilla but not others.

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Alpine skiing: Gut battling for full fitness after knee injury

ST MORITZ, Switzerland (Reuters) - Widely seen as Switzerland's great hope for a skiing gold at the 2018 Games, Lara Gut is still struggling to regain race fitness after suffering a knee injury a year ago.

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Man found dead in London's Canary Wharf financial district

(Reuters) - A man was found dead in a trench beneath a skyscraper in London's Canary Wharf financial district on Tuesday morning, London Ambulance Service said.

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Murray out of Brisbane event with hip injury

(Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray withdrew from the Brisbane International with a hip problem on Tuesday, further putting in doubt the Briton's prospects of being fit in time for the Australian Open later this month.

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Murray pulls out of Brisbane event with hip injury

(Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray withdrew from the Brisbane International with a hip problem on Tuesday, further putting in doubt the Briton's prospects of being fit in time for the Australian Open later this month.

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Muguruza injury jinx continues with Brisbane retirement

(Reuters) - World number two Garbine Muguruza's wretched run of injury retirements at the Brisbane International extended to a fourth consecutive year on Tuesday when the Spaniard succumbed to leg cramps in the third set of her opening match.

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Murray will trim 2018 schedule to avoid injury issues

(Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray plans to trim his schedule in the new season to prevent a recurrence of the injuries that blighted his campaign in 2017.

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Tennis: Tearful Garcia succumbs to back injury in Brisbane

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Fourth seed Caroline Garcia left the court in tears after a lower back injury forced the Frenchwoman to retire from her first round match against Alize Cornet at the Brisbane International on Sunday.

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GM wins ruling that could narrow ignition switch litigation

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Thursday won a court ruling that could reduce the private litigation it faces over flawed vehicle ignition switches, which have been linked to 124 deaths and triggered a big recall.

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A tragic injury to a Syrian infant sparks a social media campaign spotlighting a humanitarian crisis

Karim Abdel Rahman -- a Syrian infant who lost his left eye two months ago in an artillery attack -- has become a symbol of the carnage and the humanitarian crisis in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

Dec 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc that was the first to result from lawsuits claiming that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

Dec 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc that was the first to result from lawsuits claiming that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc that was first to result from lawsuits claiming that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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U.S. jury in trial of Turkish banker shows signs of division

NEW YORK, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A New York jury in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions showed signs of division on Friday as it ended its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

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U.S. judge tosses $150 million verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc in the first federal court case to go to trial over claims that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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U.S. judge tosses $150 mln verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

Dec 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc in the first federal court case to go to trial over claims that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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As Republicans aim to ride economy to election victory, a warning from voters in key district

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the Fox & Hound sports bar, next to a shopping mall in suburban Philadelphia, four Democrats are giving speeches to potential voters as they begin their journey to try to unseat Republican congressman Pat Meehan in next year's elections.

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U.S. jury begins second day of deliberations in Turkish banker's trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York jury on Thursday began its second day of deliberations in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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U.S. jury begins 2nd day of deliberations in Turkish banker's trial

NEW YORK, Dec 21 (Reuters) - A New York jury on Thursday began its second day of deliberations in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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G.O.P. Finally Notches 2017 Victory While Bracing for 2018 Verdict

After a year when legislative victories eluded them, Republicans secured a big one at the end. But at what cost?

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In Polio’s Worst-Hit District, Vaccinators Strain for Access

Out of 20 polio cases globally in 2017, four appeared in one Afghan district where United Nations health officials plead with all sides to cooperate.

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Jury convicts ex-Metro Transit police officer of trying to help ISIS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal jury convicted a former police officer of the Metro Transit in Alexandria, Virginia, on Monday for attempting to provide material support to the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also known as ISIS, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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Malawi declares 20 districts disaster areas after armyworm outbreak

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi, already struggling with flooding from heavy rains, has declared 20 districts disaster areas after infestations of crop munching fall army worm threatened food security.

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Alpine skiing: Veith wins first race since injury, Vonn pulls out

VAL D'ISERE, France (Reuters) - Olympic champion Anna Veith won her first race since suffering a serious knee injury more than two years ago when she took the Super G at Val d'Isere on Sunday while American Lindsey Vonn withdrew due to a sore knee.

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'Shocking apathy' to alcohol abuse at Penn State: grand jury

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania State University's "shocking apathy" to alcohol abuse permitted crimes that led to the fraternity hazing death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, a grand jury found on Friday.

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Penn State showed 'shocking apathy' to alcohol abuse, grand jury says

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania State University's "shocking apathy" to alcohol abuse permitted crimes that led to the fraternity hazing death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, a grand jury found on Friday.

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Pennsylvania grand jury to report on fraternity hazing death

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A long-awaited grand jury report about fraternity hazing at Pennsylvania State University was set to be unveiled on Friday, 10 months after the death of Timothy Piazza, 19, during an alcohol-fueled initiation ritual.

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Packers QB Rodgers says cleared to return from injury

(The Sports Xchange) - The uncertainty about whether Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers would be ready to return this week was resolved on Thursday when Rodgers announced on Instagram that he was medically cleared to play football.

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Motorcycle passengers have higher head injury risks

Reuters Health - Motorcycle passengers are less likely than drivers to wear helmets, and they are more likely to suffer traumatic brain injuries in crashes, a U.S. study suggests.

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Former Turkish investigator tells U.S. jury of uncovering bribe scheme

By Brendan Pierson Dec 11 (Reuters) - A former Turkish police investigator on Monday told jurors in the trial of a Turkish bank executive charged with evading U.S. sanctions against Iran that he found shoeboxes full of cash in the home of another high-ranking Turkish banker. The investigator, Huseyin Korkmaz was testifying in Manhattan federal court for U.S. prosecutors in the trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at the majority state-owned Halkbank accused of taking

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The Stone: For Veterans, a Path to Healing ‘Moral Injury’

Forgiveness isn’t enough. Acts of atonement can help veterans repair the loyalties damaged in war.

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U.S. top court takes up Republican challenge to Maryland electoral district

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday added a second case to its docket on a contentious issue that could have major consequences for American elections, agreeing to decide whether Democratic lawmakers in Maryland unlawfully drew a congressional district in a way that would prevent a Republican candidate from winning.

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Kuznetsova out of Australian Open with wrist injury

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Russia's world number 12 Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss next month's Australian Open as she recovers from wrist surgery, organizers confirmed on Friday.

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Faulty positioning in rugby tackles boosts injury risk

(Reuters Health) - Head, neck and shoulder injuries during rugby tackles are more common when the tackler’s head is incorrectly positioned in relation to the ball carrier, a small study has found.

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Oosthuizen forced out of Joburg Open after freak injury

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Local favorite Louis Oosthuizen has pulled out of the Johannesburg Open starting on Thursday after a freak accident that will go down as one of sport’s more unusual injuries.

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Jury orders Bayer, J&J to pay $28 million in Xarelto lawsuit

(Reuters) - A Philadelphia state court jury on Tuesday ordered Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson to pay $27.8 million to an Indiana couple over the drugmakers' failure to warn of internal bleeding risks from their blood thinner Xarelto.

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UPDATE 1-Jury orders Bayer, J&J to pay $28 million in Xarelto lawsuit

Dec 5 (Reuters) - A Philadelphia state court jury on Tuesday ordered Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson to pay $27.8 million to an Indiana couple over the drugmakers' failure to warn of internal bleeding risks from their blood thinner Xarelto.

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Jury orders Bayer, J&J to pay $29 million in Xarelto lawsuit

(Reuters) - A Philadelphia state court jury on Tuesday ordered Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson to pay $27.8 million to an Indiana couple over the drugmakers' failure to warn of internal bleeding risks by its blockbuster drug Xarelto.

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Curry exits Warriors' win with ankle injury, X-rays negative

(Reuters) - Stephen Curry suffered a right ankle injury in the closing stages of Golden State's win over New Orleans on Monday and left the arena on crutches, but later X-rays cleared him of any damage. Curry hurt the ankle when he lunged for a steal and turned the ankle awkwardly with just over a minute remaining in the game.

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Steelers' Shazier carted off field after back injury

(Reuters) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered a back injury and was carted off the field after a head-first collision with Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Josh Malone during the first quarter on Monday.

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'Improper' for officials to slam justice system after Kate Steinle verdict, attorney says

It's "horribly improper" for politicians to attack the American criminal justice system, a top defense attorney told CNN after President Donald Trump slammed the not-guilty verdict in the case of an undocumented immigrant accused in the shooting death of a California woman.

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Prescott shakes off injury as Cowboys rout Redskins

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott shook off a first-half hand injury as he and running back Alfred Morris powered the Cowboys to a 38-14 victory over the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium on Thursday.

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Illegal immigrant acquitted of murder in San Francisco, Trump slams verdict

(Reuters) - An illegal immigrant from Mexico was acquitted of murder and manslaughter by a San Francisco jury on Thursday in the fatal shooting of a woman that Donald Trump used as a rallying cry against "sanctuary cities" during his presidential campaign.

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Sessions blames sanctuary city policy for Steinle death following verdict

Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemned San Francisco's sanctuary city policy in the wake of a not-guilty verdict in Kate Steinle's death Thursday.

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Attorney calls out Trump after verdict

Matt Gonzalez, the defense attorney for Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, says critics should think before weighing in on the jury's verdict in the Kate Steinle trial.

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Verdict reached in case that lit national immigration debate

The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a Mexican citizen and undocumented immigrant charged in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle in San Francisco. The case became a political lightning rod in the debate over immigration policy.

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Tiger dazzles in long-awaited return from injury

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods dazzled in his much-anticipated return from injury on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas where the former world number one flashed his vintage fist pump and did not seem troubled by his troublesome back.

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Tiger makes long-awaited return from injury

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods did not take long to display his vintage fist pump on his much-anticipated return to competition on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas where the former world number one seemed unbothered by his troublesome back.

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BRIEF-Carl Icahn Says Prepared To Initiate Litigation Against SandRidge Energy On Poison Pill

* CARL ICAHN DELIVERS LETTER TO SANDRIDGE ENERGY INC - SEC FILING

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Grand jury testimony delayed amid signs of Flynn deal talks

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has postponed an anticipated grand jury testimony linked to his investigation into Michael Flynn amid growing indications of possible plea deal discussions.

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Turkish gold trader tells U.S. jury he bribed official

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Wednesday told jurors in a Manhattan federal court that he bribed a former Turkish government official to set up a deal aimed at helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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UPDATE 2-Turkish gold trader tells U.S. jury he bribed official

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Wednesday told jurors in a Manhattan federal court that he bribed a former Turkish government official to set up a deal aimed at helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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BRIEF-Greater Portland Transit District Supports Growth With 11 More Buses From New Flyer

* NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES - ‍GREATER PORTLAND TRANSIT DISTRICT ORDERED FOR 5 XCELSIOR COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS TRANSIT BUSES, & 6 XCELSIOR TRANSIT BUSES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. jury acquits accused Benghazi attack organizer of most serious charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Tuesday acquitted accused Islamic militant Ahmed Abu Khatallah of the most serious charges he faced in connection with a 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.

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Jury acquits accused Benghazi attack organizer of most serious charges: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A jury on Tuesday acquitted Ahmed Abu Khatallah on the most serious charges in connection with a 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, in which U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed, according to media reports.

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Europe cheers Brexit bank verdict, on tenterhooks over Ireland

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the Bank of England deemed that UK lenders could deal with a "disorderly" Brexit, while the dollar held steady ahead of a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe cheers Brexit bank verdict, on tenterhooks over Ireland

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the Bank of England deemed that UK lenders could deal with a "disorderly" Brexit, while the dollar held steady ahead of a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell.

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Tennis: Nishikori vows to come back stronger after injury layoff

(Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori is hopeful of returning from his lengthy injury layoff at the start of 2018 and looking forward to challenging for major titles and a place in the top five next season.

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Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic faces verdict in genocide trial

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The U.N. tribunal on war crimes in former Yugoslavia hands down its final verdict on Wednesday in the genocide trial of Ratko Mladic, the ex-Bosnian Serb general accused of ordering the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica.

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U.S. jury clears ex-Swiss banker of aiding tax dodgers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.

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Kirk takes lead as Snedeker makes strong return from injury

(Reuters) - Former champion Chris Kirk took the first-round lead at the RSM Classic in coastal Georgia on Thursday, as two-times American Ryder Cup member Brandt Snedeker made a solid comeback after a long injury absence.

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U.S. jury hears closing arguments in trial of alleged Benghazi attack organizer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A jury heard closing arguments on Thursday in the federal government's case against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who is accused of conspiring to organize the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.

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UPDATE 2-Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 mln verdict in hip implant trial

NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.

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Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 million verdict in hip implant trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.

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Menendez jury deadlocked on all counts

The jury in the trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez said Thursday it is deadlocked on all charges.

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BRIEF-Copper One announces the settlement of litigation with Quebec government

* Copper One announces the settlement of litigation with the Quebec government over the Riviere Dore project

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Divided Srebrenica awaits Mladic verdict 22 years after massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Almir Salihovic sits in his office in Srebrenica, waiting for a U.N. tribunal to give its judgment on the man accused of massacring his cousins and uncles there in 1995. He is hoping for a measure of justice, but little else.

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Jury Deadlocked in Corruption Trial of Former Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Jurors told the judge they could not reach a verdict in the trial of Norman Seabrook. The judge directed them to continue deliberating.

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BRIEF-Tel Aviv district court ordered Mediwound to purchase about $1.5 mln of PolyHeal shares

* Tel Aviv district court ordered Mediwound to purchase approximately $1.5 million of PolyHeal shares; Mediwound weighing an appeal

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Jurors Say They Cannot Reach Verdict in Menendez Trial

The judge asked the panel to go home and then come back on Tuesday and try again.

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Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture last Islamic State-held district of Rawa

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces launched an offensive on Saturday to capture Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic-State control.

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Federer leads unfamiliar cast as Nadal sweats over injury

MILAN (Reuters) - The huge hoardings around the O2 Arena promoting the season-ending ATP Finals will get some quizzical looks this year with several familiar faces conspicuous by their absence.

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Menendez juror replaced as week ends without verdict

A juror in the corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez has been replaced as the jury ended 16 hours of deliberations this week without reaching a verdict.

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Barack Obama Reports for Jury Duty and Signs Autographs

The former president showed up to a courthouse to fulfill his civic duty, and Chicago stopped and stared.

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Obama to report for jury duty

Former President Barack Obama is expected to report for jury duty in Chicago on Wednesday morning.

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Wawrinka returns to training after knee injury

(Reuters) - World number seven Stan Wawrinka has returned to training ahead of his scheduled comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) exhibition event in December.

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Menendez jury begins deliberations

Twelve jurors began their deliberations Monday in the federal corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy ophthalmologist -- the outcome of which could determine the political future of the New Jersey Democrat.

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Tax Plan Burdens Blue-State Republicans and Their Districts

Republicans hope a tax bill will lift their fortunes in 2018. In crucial states like New Jersey, with high local taxes, it could do just the opposite.

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Guilty Verdict in the Death of a Gender-Fluid Iowa Teenager

The killing of Kedarie Johnson drew national attention when Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a federal hate crimes lawyer to aid in the prosecution.

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BRIEF-Essential Energy Services announces patent litigation decision

* Essential energy services announces patent litigation decision

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Iowa jury returns guilty verdict in gender-identity murder case

(Reuters) - A man was found guilty on Friday of murdering an Iowa teenager who identified as both male and female, the Des Moines Register reported, in a case that had led U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to dispatch a federal civil rights prosecutor.

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BRIEF-Network-1 posts settlement of patent litigation with Juniper Networks

* Network-1 announces settlement of patent litigation with Juniper Networks, Inc.

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Jury selected for conspiracy trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Jury selection was completed on Thursday in the trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and three others for their roles in a 2014 standoff between armed militia members and federal agents who had seized his cattle.

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Houston Texans quarterback Watson sustains ACL injury in practice

(The Sports Xchange) - Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson tore an ACL during Thursday's practice and is done for the season, the NFL Network reported.

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Defense could say Trump's comments will taint a jury pool

President Donald Trump is calling for the death penalty against the man charged with mowing down pedestrians and bikers in New York City, raising the question of whether his rhetoric could imperil prosecutors' efforts in the case.

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This device lets doctors hear your knee injury

Scientists have developed a cutting-edge knee band that records the cringe-worthy sounds inside of your knee, which may help monitor your health.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine border district: witness

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, visited areas hit by conflict in the western state of Rakhine on Thursday for the first time since attacks by militants from the Rohingya Muslim minority two months ago sparked a refugee crisis.

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BRIEF-Chemed reaches final agreement to end civil litigation & false claims act brought by U.S. DOJ in May 2013​

* Chemed - Reached final agreement to end civil litigation and false claims act brought by U.S. Department of Justice in May 2013​

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Soldier's brain injury in focus at U.S. Army's Bergdahl sentencing

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - The wife of a U.S. soldier who suffered a debilitating brain injury during the search for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan is expected to be one of prosecutors' last witnesses when the deserter's sentencing hearing resumes on Monday.

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N.J. governor says news that a grand jury has approved charges should concern those under investigation

The news that a federal grand jury has approved charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe should concern those under investigation, New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday.

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Barack Obama called for jury duty in Illinois

Barack Obama has fulfilled his civic duty as president. Now comes another role as a citizen: jury duty.

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A federal grand jury has approved the first charges, and someone could be in custody by Monday, sources say

A federal grand jury in Washington, DC, on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources briefed on the matter.

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Dutch far-right politician Wilders appeals discrimination verdict

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch politician Geert Wilders launched an appeal on Tuesday against his conviction last December for inciting discrimination in a trial he said was politically motivated.

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Judge overturns record verdict in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder trial

Judges in two separate cases have ruled in favor of pharma giant Johnson & Johnson, overturning large financial judgments awarded to plaintiffs who believe the company's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder products caused their ovarian cancer. One award was to a California woman for $417 million, and another was to an Alabama woman for $72 million.

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U.S. jury finds ex-HSBC executive guilty of fraud in $3.5 billion currency trade

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Monday found a former HSBC Holdings Plc executive guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. jury finds ex-HSBC executive guilty of fraud in $3.5 bln currency trade

NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Monday found a former HSBC Holdings Plc executive guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011.

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World downhill champion Stuhec may miss season with knee injury

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - World downhill ski champion Ilka Stuhec may miss the whole Alpine skiing season after she injured her knee during training on Sunday, her spokesman said.

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Macri coalition may win Argentina's 'Big Five' districts in Sunday mid-term

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Allies of Argentina's business-friendly President Mauricio Macri could sweep the country's "Big Five" voting districts in Sunday's congressional election, neutering the opposition and advancing his chances of being re-elected in 2019.

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Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's nearly five years in power in an election on Sunday that will determine if he has the clout to push ahead with his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.

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California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

(Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

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California judge tosses $417 mln talc cancer verdict against J&J

Oct 20 (Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

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Follow-up care for acute kidney injury may be lacking

(Reuters Health) - Kidney specialists recommend follow-up care for most patients who have experienced acute kidney injury, but only a minority of patients have been getting that care, according to a Canadian study.

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BRIEF-Westwood Holdings says ‍on Oct 13, Westwood, AGF investments entered into settlement relating to previously disclosed litigation between parties

* Westwood Holdings Group - ‍on Oct 13, Westwood, AGF investments entered into a settlement relating to previously disclosed litigation between parties​

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Nets' Lin set to miss season with knee injury

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeremy Lin's 2017-18 NBA season looks to be over after the Chinese-American suffered a knee injury that left him writhing in pain on the court in his team's season-opening loss, the Brooklyn Nets said on Thursday.

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Guilty verdict in Boston Islamic State beheading plot

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston-area man was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit acts of international terrorism and supporting Islamic State for a 2015 plot to attack police and behead a conservative blogger who organized a "Draw Mohammed" contest.

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BRIEF-Neos therapeutics announces settlement with Actavis on Adzenys XR-ODT patent litigation

* Neos Therapeutics announces settlement with Actavis on Adzenys XR-ODT patent litigation

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Judge delivers again as Yankees get the verdict

(Reuters) - New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge delivered once again with a home run that paved the way for a come-from-behind 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday, squaring their best-of-seven American League Championship Series at 2-2.

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Johnson & Johnson wins reversal of $72 million verdict over talc cancer risks

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

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UPDATE 1-J&J wins reversal of $72 mln verdict over talc cancer risks

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

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J&J wins reversal of $72 million verdict over talc cancer risks

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

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U.S. jury finds New Jersey man guilty in 2016 Manhattan bombing

(Reuters) - A New Jersey man was found guilty by a federal jury in New York on Monday of planting two bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016, one of which exploded and wounded 30 people.

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New York jury finds New Jersey man guilty of planting Manhattan bombs in 2016

(Reuters) - A New Jersey man was found guilty by a federal jury in New York on Monday of planting two bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016, one of which exploded and wounded 30 people.

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BRIEF-‍Tessera Technologies issues statement in response to litigation filed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

* Issues statement in response to litigation filed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited against co

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Back Home, a Unanimous Verdict on Corker vs. Trump: That’s Just Bob

The nation has seen Mr. Corker, a reliable Republican senator from a deep-red state, stunningly undermining his president. Chattanooga has seen it coming, for better or worse.

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India's NSL to pursue intellectual property litigation with Monsanto

NEW DELHI, Oct 14 (Reuters) - India's Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd (NSL) said on Saturday it will not settle a long-standing intellectual property dispute with Monsanto Co over genetically modified (GM) cotton, despite some other Indian companies doing so in recent weeks.

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BRIEF-Orexigen announces favorable decision from U.S. court in patent litigation, confirming exclusivity for Contrave through 2030

* Orexigen announces favorable decision from U.S. District Court in patent litigation, confirming exclusivity for Contrave through 2030

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Oklahoma jury recommends death sentence for man who beheaded co-worker

(Reuters) - An Oklahoma jury recommended the death penalty on Thursday for a man who beheaded a co-worker with a kitchen knife at a food processing and distribution plant south of Oklahoma City about three years ago, court officials said.

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BRIEF-Federal Signal Corp says ‍a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania jury absolved company from any liability

* Federal Signal Corp - ‍ a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania jury absolved company from any liability in a lawsuit brought by four Pittsburgh firefighters​

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CIA official tells jury about day 'all hell broke loose' in Benghazi

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A CIA operative told a jury on Tuesday about the terror he experienced in 2012 when militants attacked the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and described how he recovered the body of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens.

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Giants lose Marshall to season-ending ankle injury

(Reuters) - Brandon Marshall became the third New York Giants receiver to suffer a season-ending injury on Sunday after he announced he would undergo surgery on his ankle and miss the rest of the campaign.

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McIlroy plots ambitious haul after injury-marred 2017

(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has set his sights on becoming the best non-American golfer of all time and plans to return stronger than ever after completing an injury-marred season that has seen the Briton drop to sixth in the world rankings.

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Tennis: Garcia pulls out of Tianjin Open with injury

(Reuters) - Top-seeded Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia has withdrawn from the Tianjin Open with an injury, organizers announced on Monday.

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N.F.L.: JJ Watt Out With Knee Injury; Packers Beat Cowboys

National anthem protests continued in Week 5. On the field, a number of good matchups should help clarify the N.F.L. picture.

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Second U.S. jury finds AbbVie misrepresented risks of AndroGel

(Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Thursday ordered AbbVie Inc to pay more than $140 million to a man who claimed the company misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel, causing him to suffer a heart attack, the plaintiff's lawyer said in a statement.

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UPDATE 1-Second U.S. jury finds AbbVie misrepresented risks of AndroGel

Oct 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Thursday ordered AbbVie Inc to pay more than $140 million to a man who claimed the company misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel, causing him to suffer a heart attack, the plaintiff's lawyer said in a statement.

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Raonic crashes out of Japan Open with new injury

(Reuters) - Former world number three Milos Raonic pulled out of the Japan Open with a calf strain on Thursday, just two days after returning from a seven-week layoff that followed surgery on his left wrist.

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German prosecutors accuse former far-right party leader of perjury

BERLIN (Reuters) - German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were pressing perjury charges against Frauke Petry, former leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), who last week quit the party and will sit in the national parliament as an independent lawmaker.

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Turkish judge issues guilty verdicts against soldiers accused of trying to kill Erdogan

MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - A Turkish court started issuing verdicts on Wednesday in the trial of some 40 soldiers accused of attempting to kill President Tayyip Erdogan during last year's coup, with the first defendants declared guilty and sentenced to life in prison.

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Analysis: Here are the most obscenely gerrymandered districts in America

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on a case with massive political implications for both political parties: Is extreme partisan gerrymandering unconstitutional?

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Bomb blast hits south Damascus district: Syrian state media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said a bomb blast struck the al-Midan neighborhood in the south of the capital Damascus on Monday.

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How a Wisconsin Case Before Justices Could Reshape Redistricting

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hearing arguments in a Wisconsin redistricting case that could remake the political landscape.

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U.S. jury cuts damages in TCS-Epic trade secrets lawsuit

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's top software services exporter Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) said on Sunday a U.S. jury had more than halved to $420 million the damages it has to pay to medical software company Epic Systems in a trade secrets lawsuit.

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Spurs' Leonard to miss preseason with thigh injury

(The Sports Xchange) - San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason due a right thigh injury, the team announced on Saturday.

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BRIEF-Perrigo initiates shipments to retail customers of its OTC store brand equivalent of Nexium

* Perrigo Company says ‍it has initiated shipments to retail customers of its OTC store brand equivalent of Nexium 24hr (esomeprazole magnesium) capsules​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Jury selection begins for man accused in 2016 New York bombing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The man accused of setting off bombs in New York City and New Jersey in September 2016, wounding 30 people, is set to stand trial in federal court in Manhattan.

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Atheist Colorado student sues school district for discrimination

DENVER (Reuters) - A former student has accused a public high school in Colorado of lowering her grades and undermining her college plans because she is an atheist, according to a federal lawsuit.

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Verdict due in trial of Thailand's missing ex-PM Yingluck

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's Supreme Court is expected to deliver a verdict on Wednesday in a negligence trial involving former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled abroad last month fearing that the military government would seek a harsh sentence.

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UPDATE 2-Syngenta agrees to settle GMO corn litigation

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Syngenta AG has agreed to pay close to $1.5 billion to resolve lawsuits stemming from its decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved importing it, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Syngenta agrees to settle GMO corn litigation

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Syngenta AG said on Tuesday that it had reached a settlement to resolve lawsuits by farmers stemming from its decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved importing it.

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

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

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy nytimes.com

News Analysis: Yes, Aaron Hernandez Suffered Brain Injury. But That May Not Explain His Violence.

The links between biology and behavior are complex, and a number of factors contribute to violence. Yet evidence is mounting that C.T.E. may be involved.

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Three U.S. baseball teams to extend safety nets after girl's injury

(Reuters) - At least three Major League Baseball teams will extend protective netting at their ballparks to prevent foul balls and broken bats from hurting spectators, a move triggered by a serious injury to a young girl at New York's Yankee Stadium this week.

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Litigation costs to rub salt in RBS investor wounds

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

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FDA warns of death, liver injury risks from Intercept's drug

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned on Thursday that Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug Ocaliva was being incorrectly dosed in some patients with a rare liver disease, increasing the risk of liver injury and death.

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BRIEF-FDA warns about serious liver injury with Ocaliva for rare chronic liver disease

* FDA warns about serious liver injury with Ocaliva for rare chronic liver disease

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Kenya Supreme Court criticizes election board in verdict on polls

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticized the election board for its performance in last month's annulled presidential election.

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The Lonely Road Back From a Very Public Injury

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan had braced himself for the worst when he went down with a torn A.C.L. last December. Now he just had to face it.

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Kenya tightens security as country waits for Supreme Court verdict

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Police sealed off roads near Kenya's Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges prepared to deliver a detailed ruling laying out their reasons for annulling last month's presidential election.

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BRIEF-San Juan Basin Royalty Trust announces settlement of litigation with Burlington

* Announced San Juan Basin Royalty Trust entered into a compromise settlement agreement with Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP​

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BRIEF-First Global ‍provides update on developments in connection with its litigation with Fountain Asset Corp​

* First Global provides update on litigation and files fresh as amended statement of claim against various parties

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Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed.

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Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed.

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Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top U.S. court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed.

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Jury: Teen in Slenderman stabbing attack was mentally ill

A Wisconsin jury says one of two teens charged in the 2014 Slenderman stabbing of a classmate was mentally ill when the attack happened.

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Wisconsin jury finds girl in Slenderman case not responsible

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin jury on Friday found that one of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate and friend to please a fictional character named Slenderman was not responsible for her actions during the attack because she was mental ill.

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Jury: Teen in Slenderman case mentally ill

Anissa Weier, who was charged with attempted second-degree intentional homicide in the May 2014 stabbing of her classmate, was found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect in Waukesha County Court in Wisconsin.

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Protesters take to the streets after not guilty verdict

Protests broke out in downtown St. Louis after a St. Louis judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith.

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Ex-Trump aide Manafort's spokesman testifies to Russia probe grand jury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The spokesman for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort testified before a federal grand jury on Friday in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russia.

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Ex-Trump aide Manafort's spokesman goes before Russia probe grand jury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The spokesman for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort was testifying before a federal grand jury on Friday in connection with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia.

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Manafort spokesperson testifies before grand jury

Jason Maloni, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's spokesman, testified Friday at the US District Court in DC to before a grand jury as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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Missouri braces for verdict in murder trial of ex-St. Louis policeman

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A decision is expected on Friday in the murder trial of a former St. Louis police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man in 2011 after a car chase, and state officials fear a violent reaction if the officer is found not guilty.

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Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of ex-St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

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Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

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BRIEF-Washingtonfirst bankshares - ‍filing to disclose information regarding litigation related to deal with touchdown acquisition​

* Says ‍filing to disclose information regarding litigation related to proposed transactions contemplated by co, Touchdown Acquisition​

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Barclays wins end to U.S. litigation over pre-crisis disclosures

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barclays Plc won the dismissal on Wednesday of U.S. class-action litigation by investors who bought its stock just months before the 2008 global financial crisis, and accused it of concealing its exposure to risky debt and an inability to manage credit risks.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Splitting 5-4, Justices Put Texas Redistricting on Hold

A lower court had ordered Texas to redraw maps found to be discriminatory. The Supreme Court blocked that order while it considers an appeal.

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Quake pitches past into present in scarred Mexico City district

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico City last week had terrifying echoes of a more deadly 1985 shock in one housing project, raising tough questions about how ready one of the world's largest cities is for a major catastrophe.

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Hard cheese: MotoGP rider blames injury on Parmesan

(Reuters) - British MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow has blamed his latest injury, a severed tendon in his left index finger, on hard cheese.

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Missouri governor on alert for unrest ahead of St. Louis verdict

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has said he is prepared to call out the National Guard if a pending verdict in the murder trial of a former police officer charged with killing a black man sparks protests that turn violent.

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Murray likely to miss rest of season with hip injury

(Reuters) - Britain's world number two Andy Murray will "most likely" miss the rest of the season due to a hip injury that kept him out of the U.S. Open, he announced on Wednesday.

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Toshiba board reaches no verdict on new Western Digital chip proposal: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's board, under pressure to clinch a deal for its prized memory chip unit soon, met on Wednesday to review a revised bid proposed by Western Digital Corp but no agreement was reached, people familiar with matter said.