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IEX plans to nab listings from rivals with cheaper, simpler fees

NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Reuters) - A year after disrupting the U.S. stock market with a new approach to handling trades, upstart stock exchange operator IEX Group is planning to nab listings from rivals by charging simpler, cheaper fees, Sara Furber, IEX's head of listings, said in a recent interview.

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McIlroy plans to defend FedExCup title: report

(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy plans to play again this year after suggesting last week that he might not compete again in 2017 to aid his recovery from a back muscle injury, according to his management group.

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BRIEF-NXT Energy Solutions refiles 2016 annual information form

* NXT Energy Solutions Inc says it has refiled 2016 annual information form, at request of Alberta Securities Commission​

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BRIEF-Ritter Pharma announces Phase 3 plans after end of Phase 2 meeting with FDA on RP-G28

* Ritter Pharmaceuticals announces Phase 3 plans after its end of Phase 2 meeting with FDA on RP-G28 for lactose intolerance

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BRIEF-P&G files prospectus supplement related to a potential offering of floating rate notes due 2067 - SEC filing

* P&G files prospectus supplement related to a potential offering of floating rate notes due 2067 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2v7GKUP) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Usana says plans to expand in four European countries

* Says ‍it will be expanding in four European countries beginning mid-year 2018​

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Has Trump really united the Democrats?

Defeated, yet defiant, Democratic activists and demonstrators flooded streets across the country and around the world in late January to protest Donald Trump, who just 24 hours earlier was sworn-in as the 45th President of the United States. In Washington, it was a startling sight to see: where Trump supporters had watched his inauguration one day before, now political opponents stood in their place.

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Mayweather has big plans for his retirement

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UPDATE 3-Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift

* Increases planned eco-friendly product range with 3 plug-ins

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Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy - one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals.

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UPDATE 1-United Rentals to buy equipment rental chain Neff for about $1.3 bln

Aug 16 (Reuters) - United Rentals Inc, the world's largest construction equipment rental company, will buy Neff Corp for about $1.3 billion, the companies said, topping H&E Equipment Services Inc's about $1.2 billion offer last month.

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United Rentals to buy Neff Corp for about $1.3 bln

Aug 16 (Reuters) - United Rentals Inc said on Wednesday that it would buy construction equipment rental chain Neff Corp for about $1.3 billion.

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BRIEF-United Rentals to buy Neff Corporation for about $1.3 bln

* Entered into a definitive agreement under which United Rentals will acquire Neff for $25 per share in cash

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BRIEF-UnitedHealth Group ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1 mln for Stephen Hemsley

* UnitedHealth Group Inc says ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1.0 million effective September 1, 2017 for Stephen Hemsley - SEC filing​

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UnitedHealth names Wichmann CEO, Helmsley executive chairman

NEW YORK (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Wednesday president David Wichmann will become the company's chief executive, succeeding Stephen Hemsley, who is moving to the newly created role of executive chairman after more than a decade at the helm of the largest U.S. health insurer.

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BRIEF-Interpace Diagnostics Group says Oxford Health plans will cover co's ThyraMIR test for indeterminate thyroid nodules

* Interpace Diagnostics Group Inc - oxford health plans will cover Interpace's ThyraMIR test for indeterminate thyroid nodules effective August 1, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley to step down

Aug 16 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc's chief executive, Stephen Hemsley, is stepping down and will be succeeded by President David Wichmann, the largest U.S. health insurer said on Wednesday.

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Russian Railways keeps plans to order additional trains from Siemens: Russian agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Railways on Wednesday said it was keeping plans to order additional trains from Siemens despite a row between Russia and the German firm over sanctions violations, Russian news agencies reported.

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Russian Railways keeps plans to order additional trains from Siemens - Russian agencies

MOSCOW, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Russian Railways on Wednesday said it was keeping plans to order additional trains from Siemens despite a row between Russia and the German firm over sanctions violations, Russian news agencies reported.

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BRIEF-BOS Better Online Solutions Q2 net income per share $0.05

* B.O.S. Better online solutions reports financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017

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BRIEF-Adama Agricultural Solutions reports Q2 sales of $830 mln

* Adama posts record second quarter with net income up 20 percent, positioning Adama for another strong year

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BRIEF-Vigil Health Solutions Q1 earnings per share C$0.003

* Qtrly revenue $1.49 million compared to $1.66 million in three-month period ended June 30, 2016

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BRIEF-Western Union Co files pricing term sheet related to $250 million floating rate notes due 2019

* Western Union Co files pricing term sheet related to $250 million floating rate notes due 2019

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BRIEF-DASAN Zhone Solutions files for non timely 10-Q

* DASAN Zhone solutions inc files for non timely 10-Q - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vBw58w) Further company coverage:

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Centene to sell Obamacare plans in Nevada next year

(Reuters) - Centene Corp, one of the largest players in the Obamacare individual insurance market, said it would offer Obamacare plans in Nevada in 2018.

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UPDATE 1-Centene to sell Obamacare plans in Nevada next year

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Centene Corp, one of the largest players in the Obamacare individual insurance market, said it would offer Obamacare plans in Nevada in 2018.

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Apple plans to sell C$2.5 billion in bonds in Canada: IFR

TORONTO (Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to sell C$2.5 billion ($1.96 billion) in bonds in a Canadian-dollar-denominated issue, which would be a record amount for an issuer in the Maple bond market, Thomson Reuters IFR reported on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Apple plans to sell C$2.5 bln in bonds in Canada -IFR

TORONTO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to sell C$2.5 billion ($1.96 billion) in bonds in a Canadian-dollar-denominated issue, which would be a record amount for an issuer in the Maple bond market, Thomson Reuters IFR reported on Tuesday.

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ETFs are hot everywhere but workplace retirement plans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company...

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CORRECTED-YOUR MONEY-ETFs are hot everywhere but workplace retirement plans

NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Region sags as Union Properties loss hits Dubai, Egypt continues slide

DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Middle Eastern stock markets sagged again on Tuesday because of a mediocre economic outlook, with a shock loss at a real estate developer weighing on Dubai and Egypt dropping for a sixth straight day.

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Brazil's JBS maintains plans for IPO of U.S. unit

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The world's largest meatpacker JBS SA will press on with plans to list shares of its United States subsidiary next year, Chief Executive Officer Wesley Batista said during a conference call with analysts on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Cleantech Solutions Q2 revenue $3.71 million

* Cleantech solutions international reports second quarter 2017 results

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Yemen's central bank floats riyal currency - circular

DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Yemen's central bank has floated the country's currency, instructing banks to use the market rate for the riyal instead of a fixed rate, according to a circular issued on Monday.

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Far Right Plans Its Next Moves With a New Energy

Some white supremacists and right-wing extremists were making arrangements to appear at future marches, and others were planning to run for office.

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BRIEF-Tempus Applied Solutions to acquire ex-Royal Air Force aircraft

* Tempus applied solutions to acquire ex-royal air force air-to-air refueling aircraft

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BRIEF-Dynaenergetics plans three-fold increase in Dynastage production by Q4

* Dynaenergetics plans three-fold increase in Dynastageâ„¢ production by fourth quarter; will open new manufacturing facility in Blum, Texas in 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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McGregor plans to rule fight game with 'iron fist'

(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor says he has become "the face of the fight game" ahead of his upcoming multi-million dollar boxing match against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas this month.

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BRIEF-Micron Solutions qtrly loss per share $0.18

* Micron Solutions Inc qtrly net sales $5.4 million versus $ 5.1 million

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BRIEF-United Community Bancorp increases quarterly dividend to $0.10/share‍​

* United Community Bancorp says board approved an increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend from $0.09 per share to $0.10 per share - SEC filing‍​ ‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vqnsgM) Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Banks picked for float of French fashion company behind Sandro, Maje - sources

LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch , JP Morgan and KKR Capital Markets have been chosen as joint global coordinators for the float of fashion company SMCP in Paris, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Azul announces expansion of international network from Brazil to the United States​

* ‍Announces two new markets from Brazil to Florida, which are Belo Horizonte to Orlando, and Belem to Fort Lauderdale (Miami)​

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Trump: military solutions 'locked and loaded' against North Korea threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued another warning to North Korea on Friday with a reference to American weapons as being "locked and loaded."

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Brexit opponent says two senior UK ministers sympathetic to his plans

LONDON (Reuters) - An influential former British government adviser who has called for a new political movement to block Brexit said on Friday that two senior members of Prime Minister Theresa May's government were sympathetic to his plans.

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White House plans to release tax reform framework in September: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House plans to release a brief document in early- to mid-September outlining a framework for overhauling the U.S. tax code, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

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Trump Plans to Declare Opioid Epidemic a National Emergency

The declaration would help direct more financial resources and attention to the drug problem in communities across the country.

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Trump says he has no plans to fire Mueller

President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday that he hasn't given firing special counsel Robert Mueller any thought, despite people close to him telling reporters that the President is considering firing the man investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Trump says he plans to declare opioid emergency

President Donald Trump said Thursday that his administration is working to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency, a designation that would offer states and federal agencies more resources and power to combat the epidemic.

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BRIEF-Contura Energy files to withdraw IPO plans

* Contura Energy Inc files to withdraw IPO plans - SEC filing

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BRIEF-Manchester United announces upsizing and pricing of Class A ordinary shares

* Manchester United announces upsizing and pricing of Class A ordinary shares by the selling shareholder

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BRIEF-United Airlines to offer flights from denver and san francisco

* United Airlines to offer more options for seattle-area customers with daily service between paine field and its Denver and San Francisco hubs

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Altice raises stake in SFR and plans full buyout offer

PARIS, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Altice, the acquisitive telecoms and cable group founded by billionaire Patrick Drahi, has raised its stake in telecoms company SFR to more than 95 percent and is planning a full buyout offer for the remaining shares.

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BRIEF-Maven Gig expands across United States

* Freelance drivers in Los Angeles have access to maven gig vehicles

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BRIEF-Redknee Solutions posts Q3 loss of $0.25 per share

* Redknee Solutions reports third quarter fiscal 2017 results

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United Airlines apologizes for death of dog on flight

(Reuters) - United Airlines apologized on Wednesday to the owners of dog who died in an aircraft cargo hold during a flight from Houston to San Francisco, the latest death of an animal under the airline's care.

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V.A. Plans to Fire Its D.C. Medical Director — Again

The department’s secretary intends to use the authority given to him in a new law that makes it easier to fire deficient employees.

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BRIEF-United-Guardian Q2 earnings per share $0.24

* United-Guardian reports strong 2nd quarter and 6-month results

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United Nations Appoints Alison Smale of The New York Times to Top Post for Public Information

Ms. Smale, a veteran correspondent and editor for The Times, will join the United Nations from Berlin, where she is the newspaper’s bureau chief.

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Cash-strapped Zimbabwe plans $1 billion Robert Mugabe university

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government plans to build a $1 billion university named after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, the higher education minister said on Wednesday, a move that was quickly criticized by the opposition as a waste of resources.

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BRIEF-Ferroglobe confirms United States Department of Commerce’S preliminary determinations imposing subsidy duties against imports of silicon metal

* Ferroglobe confirms United States Department of Commerce’S preliminary determinations imposing subsidy duties against imports of silicon metal

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After United Fallout, Airlines Are Bumping Fewer Passengers

Airlines recently reported the lowest bump rate since 1995, a Transportation Department report said. A dragging episode in April may have played a role.

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Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup

(Reuters) - Real Madrid beat Manchester United 2-1 on Tuesday to lift the European Super Cup for the fourth time as they became the first team to retain the trophy since AC Milan in 1990.

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UPDATE 2-Soccer-Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup

* United reply through Lukaku but fail to draw level (Adds quotes)

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BRIEF-Nexeo Solutions Q3 revenue rose 9 percent to $943 million

* Nexeo Solutions reports third quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results

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Disney to pull new movies from Netflix, plans own streaming service

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service, the company said on Tuesday, as it tries to capture digital audiences who are ditching traditional television.

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Soccer-Real Madrid see off United to win European Super Cup

Aug 8 (Reuters) - Real Madrid beat Manchester United 2-1 to lift the European Super Cup for the fourth time on Tuesday as they became the first team to retain the trophy since AC Milan in 1990.

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BRIEF-United Continental says ‍July 2017 consolidated traffic increased 3.9 pct​

* Says ‍July 2017 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 3.9 percent​

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Disney to ditch Netflix, plans new movie streaming service

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service, the company said on Tuesday, as it tries to capture digital audiences who are ditching traditional television.

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BRIEF-‍United Airlines increases nonstop service from six hub cities to cities in 5 U.S. states

* Is increasing nonstop service from six hub cities to cities in Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Nevada​

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Trump plans 'major briefing' on opioid crisis

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has scheduled what he called a "major briefing" for Tuesday on the epidemic of opioid drug use in the United States, a health crisis that kills more than 100 Americans daily.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Savola helps Saudi rise, Dubai's Air Arabia jumps on earnings

* Al Tayyar Travel also firm in spite of quarterly profit miss

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BRIEF-Uber plans to wind down U.S. car-leasing business - WSJ, citing sources

* Uber plans to wind down U.S. car-leasing business - WSJ, citing sources

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Exclusive: British banks' turnaround plans frustrated by U.S. justice delays

LONDON (Reuters) - Legal and investigative delays at the U.S. Department of Justice are thwarting efforts by three of Britain's biggest banks to rehabilitate themselves after the global financial crash and other problems, the banks' chief executives have said.

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Police arrest 17 in Australia, Dubai, Netherlands drug raids

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Police in Australia, Dubai and the Netherlands have arrested 17 people and seized nearly two tonnes of narcotics in raids the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on Tuesday had broken up two interlinked Middle Eastern crime syndicates.

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Golf: Players plot plans at new Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Players have come to know Quail Hollow during its years of hosting the PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship, but given its recent makeover players were not exactly sure how it will play at this week's PGA Championship.

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Dutch engineers test 'floating island'

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Petition builds against Macron's First Lady plans

PARIS (Reuters) - More than 220,000 people have signed a petition against French President Emmanuel Macron's plans to create a formal First Lady role for his wife Brigitte.

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BRIEF-Monsanto and Valent U.S.A. announce partnership in roundup Ready Plus Crop Management Solutions

* Monsanto and Valent U.S.A. LLC announce expanded partnership in Roundup Ready Plus® Crop Management Solutions

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Qatar shipper Milaha plans base in Oman after trade hit by diplomatic rift

DUBAI, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Qatar Navigation (Milaha), a top Doha-based shipping and logistics group, said it was shifting its regional trans-shipment hub from Dubai to the Omani port of Sohar after a diplomatic crisis in the region disrupted Qatar's trade.

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EU says no plans for electric cars quotas

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union on Monday said it had no plans to introduce quotas for electric cars for an automobile sector seeking to recover from the Volkswagen diesel scandal, a spokeswoman for the EU executive said.

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Japan, Russia need to enhance trust before gas pipeline plans: minister

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Russia need to work on building a more trusting relationship before any plans to build a natural gas pipeline between the two nations can be fulfilled, Japan's Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko said on Monday.

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Company buys California town, plans pot paradise

Don't be surprised if there is a sign one day on a small California town that reads "Welcome to Nipton: A Place to Get Stoned."

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Fire Strikes Another Tower in the Dubai Marina

A fire broke out Sunday at another high-rise tower in the Dubai Marina, just days after a blaze struck one of the world's tallest residential towers in the same neighborhood.

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Duterte's 'Build, Build, Build' plans hit Philippine peso

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine construction firm Teravera Corp is planning to raise a fourth dollar loan in a year, after borrowing around $2.5 million to buy dozens of excavators, road rollers and dump trucks from China, South Korea and Japan.

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UPDATE 1-United Technologies in bid to acquire Rockwell Collins -source

Aug 4 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp, the U.S. maker of Otis Elevators and Carrier air conditioners, has submitted an offer to acquire aircraft component manufacturer Rockwell Collins Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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United Technologies in bid to acquire Rockwell Collins -source

Aug 4 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp has submitted an offer to acquire aircraft component maker Rockwell Collins Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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BRIEF-United Community Bancorp Q4 earnings per share $0.24

* United Community Bancorp reports fourth quarter and year end results

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Ackman's Pershing Square says it plans to nominate directors at ADP

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman on Friday said his Pershing Square Capital Management hedge fund plans to nominate directors to, but not try to control, the 10-person board at payroll services company Automatic Data Processing Inc .

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BRIEF-Blue Apron plans to cut 24% of staff barely a month after IPO- Bloomberg

* Blue Apron plans to cut 24% of staff barely a month after IPO- Bloomberg Source https://bloom.bg/2vpkKZT

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Ireland floats special EU-UK customs union as way to break Brexit logjam

BELFAST (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called on Friday for the European Union and Britain to find "unique solutions" to their Brexit logjam, including a bespoke customs union.

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BRIEF-Wellcare Health Plans CFO says company and CVS Health have agreed to extend their pharmacy benefit manager agreement for 2019 and 2020

* Wellcare Health Plans CFO says company and CVS Health have agreed to extend their pharmacy benefit manager agreement for 2019 and 2020 - Conf Call Further company coverage:

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China will continue to fully implement U.N. resolutions on North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will continue to fully and strictly implement United Nations Security Council resolutions on North Korea, Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his British counterpart Boris Johnson on Friday, China's Foreign Ministry said.

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RBS plans to make Amsterdam its EU base after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is in discussions with the Dutch central bank to use the Netherlands as its trading base in the European Union once Britain leaves the bloc, the bank said on Friday.

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Fire Engulfs Tower in Dubai, One of the World’s Tallest Buildings

The blaze started around 1 a.m. and quickly spread across dozens of floors, but the authorities said everyone made it out safely.

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Huge fire engulfs Dubai residential skyscraper

DUBAI (Reuters) - A massive blaze was engulfing one of the world's tallest residential buildings in Dubai early on Friday, residents said, but authorities noted the tower had been evacuated and no injuries were reported.

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BRIEF-Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Q2 GAAP loss per share $0.85

* Q2 earnings per share view $0.15 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

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Dubai's Torch tower goes up in flames -- again

Firefighters are battling a blaze at the 79-story Torch tower near Dubai Marina, the Dubai Media Office said early Friday.

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BRIEF-Regeneron says expects that Dupixent will have broad market access in the United States by the end of the year

* Regeneron CEO says U.S. Eylea sales have grown steadily since launch, without any price increases. Growth has been driven by new patients & new indications

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The United States and Russia are plunging deeper into their worst crisis since the Cold War

The United States and Russia are plunging deeper into their worst crisis since the Cold War, with politics in both nations outpacing the capacity of either government to mitigate the danger.

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BRIEF-Eco-Stim Energy Solutions reports private placement

* As part of offering, co to issue an aggregate of about 19.6 million shares of its common stock for $1.43 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Dirtt Environmental Solutions reports Q2 loss per share c$0.03

* Dirtt announces Q2 revenue growth and value increase on major contract

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BRIEF-Verizon ‍named EIS contract solutions provider by U.S. General services administration​

* Named an enterprise infrastructure solutions (EIS) contract solutions provider by U.S. General services administration​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-No more freebies? India plans crackdown on marketing by drugmakers

MUMBAI, Aug 2 (Reuters) - India, one of the world's largest markets for pharmaceuticals is drawing up its first set of marketing rules for drugmakers, restricting gifts and trips offered to doctors and pharmacists to 1,000 rupees ($15), according to a draft proposal seen by Reuters.

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No more freebies: India plans crackdown on marketing by drugmakers

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India, one of the world's largest markets for pharmaceuticals, is drawing up its first set of marketing rules for drugmakers, restricting gifts and trips offered to doctors and pharmacists to 1,000 rupees ($15), according to a draft proposal seen by Reuters.

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New female opposition leader's baby plans quizzed after taking power

New Zealand's new opposition leader said it was "unacceptable" for a professional woman to be questioned on her plans for children, hours after she faced exactly those queries.

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Baby plans, not policy, first hurdle for New Zealand Labour's new female leader

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's charismatic new Labour leader, who took over in a desperate gamble to revive her struggling party seven weeks out from an election, spent her first 24 hours in the job fielding questions about babies rather than her policy plans.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Sharp fall in oil prices may hurt petchems; Dubai technically bullish

DUBAI, Aug 2 (Reuters) - A strong pullback in crude oil prices overnight and their continued decline early on Wednesday may weigh on oil-linked sectors in the Gulf.

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Sean Spicer still plans to leave White House, official says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sean Spicer still plans to leave the White House in late August, a senior White House official said on Tuesday, ending speculation that he might stay on after the firing of former communications director Anthony Scaramucci.

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Senate plans September hearings on health insurance market

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate health committee on Tuesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to drop his threat to cut government subsidy payments to insurers that make Obamacare plans affordable and allow the payments through September.

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University has no plans to rehire Ohio ex-cop who shot motorist

(Reuters) - An Ohio university said on Tuesday it would not reverse its decision to rehire a white former police officer who was fired after fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist, despite two hung juries and prosecutors' decision not to retry him again for murder.

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United defeats lawsuit by passenger arrested at Heathrow

NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) - United Airlines on Tuesday won the dismissal of a false imprisonment lawsuit by a longtime frequent flier who was arrested at London Heathrow Airport after missing her connecting flight and refusing to leave a United lounge.

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BRIEF-Cummins plans to spend between $500 mln-$530 mln in 2017 on capital expenditures

* Says continues to invest in new product lines and targeted capacity expansions - sec filing

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Goldman has plans to expand online bank to Europe: treasurer

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has plans to open an online deposits business in Europe, the bank's treasurer Robin Vince said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Facebook says plans to begin investing in affordable housing projects by fall 2017

* Says plans to begin investing in affordable housing projects by fall 2017, and expect funds to be deployed in five to eight-year horizon

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BRIEF-Navient Corp acquires Duncan Solutions for $80 mln

* Navient acquires Duncan Solutions, expanding presence in municipal and toll services markets

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India's Paytm plans to launch messaging service to rival WhatsApp

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's leading digital payments firm Paytm plans to launch a messaging service to rival Facebook Inc's WhatsApp by the end of this month, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-SES Government Solutions lands additional MEO Beam task order with US Department of Defense

* SES GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS LANDS ADDITIONAL MEO BEAM TASK ORDER WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

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Baidu competitor says to focus on AI as it plans U.S. IPO

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's second-largest mobile search engine Sogou, controlled by Sohu.com [SOHU.O] and 45 percent owned by Tencent Holdings [0700.HK], said it will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) as it aims to build a next-generation search engine.

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Baidu competitor says to focus on AI as it plans US IPO

HONG KONG, Aug 1 (Reuters) - China's second-largest mobile search engine Sogou, controlled by Sohu.com and 45 percent owned by Tencent Holdings, said it will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) as it aims to build a next-generation search engine.

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BRIEF-Boeing delivers first 737 MAX 8 to flydubai

* Boeing delivers first 737 MAX 8 to flydubai Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Soccer-Man United sign midfielder Matic from Chelsea

LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Manchester United have signed Serbia international Nemanja Matic from Premier League champions Chelsea on three-year contract with an option to extend for a further year, both clubs said on Monday.

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RPT-BRIEF-ICE Futures U.S. plans to launch a new London silver daily futures contract

* ICE Futures U.S. plans to launch a new london silver daily futures contract on September 5, 2017, pending regulatory review Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Air Products wins contract for Coral South floating LNG project

* Air products wins contract for Coral South floating LNG project

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BRIEF-BioLife Solutions executes supply agreement with Celyad for CryoStor

* Biolife Solutions executes supply agreement with Celyad for CryoStor use in natural killer receptor based t-cell (nkr-t) platform targeting solid tumors and blood cancers

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Anbang says has no plans to sell overseas assets

HONG KONG, July 31 (Reuters) - Anbang Insurance Group said in a statement on Monday that it had no current plans to sell its overseas assets and its businesses and operations were "all normal".

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Shell plans 400 job cuts at Dutch projects and technology department

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to cut more than 400 jobs in the Netherlands, mainly at its major projects and energy technology operations, as the oil giant shifts its business model in response to lower oil prices, according to an internal document seen by Reuters.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Poor Q2 results dampen Saudi, bluechips buoy Dubai

DUBAI, July 31 (Reuters) - Poor second quarter corporate earnings were a drag on Riyadh's index in early trade on Monday in a generally weaker Gulf market, though Dubai bucked that trend as bluechips rose.

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Owners of D.C. United Soccer Team Are Said to Consider Selling

In recent weeks, the team has begun reaching out to potential buyers in the United States and Asia, according to people briefed on the discussions.

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Hot Spot for Tech Outsourcing: The United States

As some American companies pull back from hiring programmers a world away, new tech jobs are cropping up across the country.

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BT floats 600 million-pound plan to push broadband into remote corners of UK

LONDON (Reuters) - British telecoms provider BT has offered to invest up to 600 million pounds ($778 million) to provide faster broadband services to remote parts of the country, Britain's government said on Sunday.

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BRIEF-United Rentals announces pricing of $925 mln of 4.875 pct senior notes due 2028

* United Rentals announces pricing of $925 million of 4.875 pct senior notes due 2028

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Ivanka Trump meets with United Nations secretary-general

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and informal adviser, met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for lunch at U.N. headquarters in New York on Friday amid a push by the president to slash funding for the world body.

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JPMorgan plans cost cuts in Sapphire Reserve card unit: WSJ

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is pushing for fresh cost cuts of about $200 million in the unit that oversees Sapphire Reserve credit card, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

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Telecom Italia to name Genish chief for operations, says no plans to merge with Mediaset

MILAN (Reuters) - Telecom Italia (TIM) will announce on Friday the arrival of Amos Genish as general manager in charge of operations, the company's executive chairman said, confirming a report by Reuters.

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UK's Grayling seeks to reassure U.S., airlines of Brexit plans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - British Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said on Thursday he had met with Trump administration officials and U.S. airlines to reassure them that air traffic would not be disrupted as Britain leaves the European Union in 2019.

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Qatar seeks options at United Nations to overcome Gulf rift

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Qatar's foreign minister on Thursday accused Arab states of violating international law in their boycott of the country and described the United Nations as the "right place" for Doha to seek options to overcome measures imposed against it.

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Italy Plans Naval Mission Off Libya to Stop Migrant Boats

After receiving a request from Libya to operate in its waters, Italy hopes to have a freer hand in stemming a rising tide of migrants.

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Poland's Kaczynski says sticking to judicial reform plans: TV

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is sticking to its plans to reform the judiciary but will wait for proposals from President Andrzej Duda before taking further action, its head Jaroslaw Kaczynski said on Thursday.

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Common Sense: The Boycott That Wasn’t: How United Weathered a Media Firestorm

Three months after an infamous video, United Airlines’ earnings were surprisingly robust, perhaps proof that people ultimately shop for convenience and price.

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BRIEF-United Bancorp, Inc. qtrly earnings per common share $0.18

* United Bancorp, Inc. Reports diluted earnings per share of $0.35, a 3.9% increase in net interest income and a ttm cash dividend yield of 4.02% for the six months ended june 30, 2017

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House lawmakers told to keep travel plans flexible

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Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Britain plans to send a warship to the disputed South China Sea next year to conduct freedom of navigation exercises, Defence Minister Michael Fallon said on Thursday, a move likely to anger Beijing.

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Mourinho satisfied with United's progress despite Barca loss

(Reuters) - Manchester United ended their pre-season tour of the United States with a defeat to Barcelona but manager Jose Mourinho was satisfied with his team's overall performance and fitness level ahead of the new season.

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First editing of human embryos carried out in United States

(Reuters) - Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States, according to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, which carried out the research.

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Why North Korea still hates the United States

The pause button was hit on the Korean War 64 years ago Thursday. Its legacy of destruction lives on.

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M.T.A. Board Pushes Back Against Plans to Raise Fares in 2019 and 2021

The agency’s chief financial officer said fare increases of about 4 percent every other year were needed, but some board members balked.

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United Airlines sued by owners of giant rabbit found dead after flight

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The owners of a giant rabbit named Simon who died on a United Airlines flight while bound for the Iowa State Fair sued the carrier on Monday, claiming its employees were responsible for the hare's death.

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BRIEF-United States Lime & Minerals reports Q2 earnings per share $0.94

* United States Lime & Minerals Inc - Revenues in the Q2 2017 were $36.5 million, compared to $32.9 million in the comparable prior year quarter Source text: [http://bit.ly/2tKVo8w] Further company coverage:

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Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

White House officials highlighted President Trump’s negotiations with the world’s largest contract electronics maker, to secure the project, which they said would represent a $10 billion investment.

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Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidency

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional amendments on Wednesday that could weaken the presidency and boost the legislature, the latest twist in a two-year power struggle between the two institutions.

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How California Plans to Go Far Beyond Any Other State on Climate

California wants to cut greenhouse gas emissions more than even President Barack Obama had proposed. But can the state pull it off, or will it falter?

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MOVES-Investment firm Nuveen hires UBS exec as CIO of multi-asset solutions

July 26 (Reuters) - Investment manager Nuveen appointed Frank van Etten as chief investment officer for multi-asset solutions.

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UPDATE 1-Airbus A350 goals on track, but A320neo plans in doubt

PARIS, July 26 (Reuters) - Airbus said on Wednesday it was on track to meet a target of 10 A350 deliveries a month by the end of 2018 as it hit a milestone of 100 deliveries since Europe's newest wide-body jet came into service, but doubts remains over its A320neo delivery plans.

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Tencent-backed Meituan-Dianping plans aggressive investment in offline retail

BEIJING, July 26 (Reuters) - China's largest provider of on-demand services Meituan-Dianping, backed by Tencent Holdings Group Ltd, said it planned to invest heavily in offline retail services in a strategy that will pitch it directly against China's top e-commerce firms.

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BRIEF-Staffing 360 Solutions says Q2 revenue fell 7.1 percent to $42.1 million

* Staffing 360 Solutions pre-announces second quarter 2017 results

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BRIEF-United Community Banks Q2 earnings per share $0.39

* United community banks, inc. Announces second quarter earnings

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Swimming: United States break world record in mixed relay

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United States quartet set a world record in the mixed 4x100 meters medley relay in heats at the world swimming championships on Wednesday.

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Shanghai plans to spend $740 million on cruise ship park

SHANGHAI, July 26 (Reuters) - A Shanghai district government plans to spend about 5 billion yuan ($739.97 million) to develop a cruise ship industrial park to house foreign firms that it hopes will help build China's first luxury passenger vessels, a local official said.

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UPDATE 1-Compass' revenue rises 3.9 pct on growth in United States

July 26 - Compass Group Plc, the world's biggest catering firm, reported a 3.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue, driven by strong growth in the United States.

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Trump: Apple plans 3 'beautiful plants' in US

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UPDATE 2-United Tech quarterly revenue up 2.7 percent; raises forecast

July 25 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp, maker of Otis Elevators, Pratt & Whitney engines and Carrier air conditioners, on Tuesday reported a 2.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales in three of its four business units.

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Eurex says EU euro clearing plans don't go far enough

LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - European Union plans to supervise euro-denominated clearing in London after Brexit don't give the bloc's regulators enough power to intervene in a crisis, Germany's stock exchange said on Tuesday.

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Drillisch CEO urges shareholders to approve takeover by United Internet

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chief executive of Drillisch urged shareholders in the German mobile operator to approve an issue of new shares that will trigger a takeover by United Internet in a deal valued at over 8 billion euros ($9.33 billion).

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BRIEF-Aurionpro Solutions says Cyberinc signs partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

* Says Cyberinc signs partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Paw power: China plans 100 panda-shaped solar plants on new Silk Road

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - In a country where you can find everything from chopsticks to slippers designed to look like pandas, one Chinese energy company is going a step further by building 100 solar farms shaped like the bears along the route of the ambitious Belt and Road initiative.

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BRIEF-Wipro, Hewlett Packard Enterprise partner to offer consumption-based IT infra solutions

* Says Wipro and Hewlett Packard Enterprise partner to offer consumption-based IT infrastructure solutions

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BRIEF-Micron Solutions appoints Rodd E. Friedman to its Board

* Micron Solutions, Inc. appoints Rodd E. Friedman to its Board of Directors

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Samsung takes aim at TSMC with plans to triple chip foundry market share

YONGIN, SOUTH KOREA (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics plans to triple the market share of its contract chip manufacturing business within the next five years by aggressively adding clients, a senior company executive said, as it targets new growth drivers for the chips business.

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Small Businesses Split Over Republican Health Plans

Small-business owners, some of the most vocal opponents of the Affordable Care Act, are divided over Republican plans to reverse much of the law.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Amlak boosts Dubai, Qatar pulls back from near pre-crisis level

DUBAI, July 23 (Reuters) - Islamic finance firm Amlak helped to boost Dubai's stock market on Sunday while Qatar pulled back after events at the weekend failed to point to progress in resolving the diplomatic crisis between Doha and neighbouring states.

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UPDATE 1-Dubai Aerospace raises $2.3 bln in bonds for AWAS deal

DUBAI, July 23 (Reuters) - Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has priced $2.3 billion in senior bonds split across three tranches, the company said on Sunday.

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Philippines' Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit back on Friday at U.S. lawmakers opposed to the prospect of his visiting the White House, saying he would never go to the United States, which he called a "lousy" country.

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Philippines' Duterte says government plans new mining law

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday the government will draft a new law for the country's mining industry, which he said pays too little in tax and not enough in compensation for any environmental damage.

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Lukaku on target as United top City in Houston derby

(Reuters) - Strikers Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford delivered a devastating one-two punch just before half time to carry Manchester United to a 2-0 victory over Manchester City in a derby held 5,000 miles from home on Thursday.

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Egypt says it is 'shameful' that Qatar not held accountable at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Egypt accused Qatar on Thursday of adopting a "pro-terrorist" policy that violated United Nations Security Council resolutions and described it as "shameful" that the 15-member body had not held Qatar accountable.

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BRIEF-United Airlines names Terri Fariello head of Government Affairs

* Says Fariello joins united from ExxonMobil​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Volvo Cars plans technology-sharing venture with Geely

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Volvo Car Group said on Thursday it would set up a joint venture with its Chinese parent to share existing and future technology with other brands in the Geely family.

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UPDATE 1-Volvo Cars profit rises, plans tech-sharing Geely venture

STOCKHOLM, July 20 (Reuters) - Sweden's Volvo Cars sold more vehicles in Europe and China in the first half that helped drive up earnings 21 percent and said it would set up a joint venture with its Chinese parent to share technology with other brands in the Geely group.

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Trump administration touts plans to reduce regulation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday touted its effort to roll back federal regulations by targeting a range of government rules ranging from a "paperwork burden on outdoor enthusiasts" to plans to regulate oil and gas development on Indian reservations.

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United Air shares slide on outlook for passenger unit revenue

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc fell as much as 5 percent on Wednesday, a day after the airline forecast "disappointing" passenger unit revenue, a closely watched measure, in the third quarter.

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BRIEF-Aar signs agreement with flydubai to support Boeing 737 max aircraft

* Aar signs agreement with flydubai to support boeing 737 max aircraft

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BRIEF-Bank Of America files final term sheet related to its offering of $1 billion floating rate senior notes

* Bank Of America files final term sheet related to its offering of $1 billion floating rate senior notes, due July 2021 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2tG1X7z) Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-United Airlines posts higher passenger unit revenue

NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc said on Tuesday passenger unit revenue rose 2.1 percent in the second quarter, but unit operating costs, excluding fuel, rose more than 3 percent as rising labor costs weighed on the industry.

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United ticket sales are soaring

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United Airlines Profit Rises Despite Boycott Threats Over Passenger Treatment

The forcible removal of Dr. David Dao from a flight in April led to calls for a boycott of the carrier, but the airline did not take a financial hit in its quarterly report.

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United Airlines reduces denied boardings after passenger dragging

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc on Tuesday posted a 79 percent year-over-year decrease in involuntary denied boardings in May and an 88 percent decrease in the month of June.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Region falls; DAMAC hits Dubai, weak earnings dampen Egypt

DUBAI, July 18 (Reuters) - Middle East stock markets fell on Tuesday as a tumble by real estate developer DAMAC caused Dubai to break a seven-session rising streak and weak corporate earnings helped to pull down Egypt's bourse.

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UnitedHealth says health insurance tax raises costs

NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Tuesday that the health insurance tax, a 3 percent tax levied on all health insurance premiums, raises prices for consumers and should be repealed or deferred.

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UnitedHealth's quarterly profit beats estimates

(Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by growth across its businesses and raised its full-year earnings forecast.

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UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth's quarterly profit beats estimates

July 18 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by growth across its businesses and raised its full-year earnings forecast.

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Lukaku opens account as United rally past Real Salt Lake

(Reuters) - New signing Romelu Lukaku got off the mark with the winning goal in his first start for Manchester United on Monday as the English Premier League club came from behind to beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 in a pre-season friendly in Utah.

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Kevin McCarthy says he plans to add North Korea to Russia sanctions

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told CNN Monday he plans to combine a House-passed North Korean sanctions bill to the Senate's Russia sanctions legislation when the chamber takes up the measure.

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BRIEF-Tenet Healthcare says co redeemed $900 mln aggregate principal amount of outstanding floating rate senior secured notes due 2020

* Tenet Healthcare - On July 14, co redeemed $900 million aggregate principal amount of outstanding floating rate senior secured notes due 2020

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Prosecutors to reveal plans on ex-Ohio cop who fatally shot motorist

(Reuters) - A white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist and whose two cases ended in mistrials will learn on Tuesday whether prosecutors will pursue a third murder trial.

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Amazon cooks up plans to take on Blue Apron

Blue Apron shares plunged as much as 11% on Monday following news that Amazon filed to trademark a prepared food-kit service.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai rises above chart barrier, ex-dividend bank pulls down Saudi

* Dubai chart breakout suggests underperformance may be ending

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UPDATE 1-Kroger to make $1 bln contribution to its benefit plans

July 17 (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, said on Monday it would make a contribution of up to $1 billion to its under-funded benefit plans.

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BRIEF-Saturn Oil + Gas announces plans to drill first viking horizontal wells

* Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. Announces plans to drill first viking horizontal wells at its lucky hills property

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Floating cars motor past stately royal rowbarge on River Thames

HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth II's stately royal barge "Gloriana" found itself sharing the River Thames with some quirky upstarts at the weekend - amphibious motor cars.

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UPDATE 1-Emirates and flydubai to deepen ties with code share pact

* Combined network to reach 240 destinations by 2022 (Adds details, background, analyst quote)