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Trump to unveil 'America First' national security strategy

U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition, reverses Obama-er...

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Tiny stem cell companies close in on major heart disease goals

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The early hope that stem cell therapy would make the paralyzed walk, the blind see and cure diabetes have given way to a long list of failures, highlighte...

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An update on winners and losers on the U.S. tax scorecard

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the lead-up to the conference agreement for the U.S. Tax Cut & Jobs Act released on Friday, there were too many moving parts for most Ameri...

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South Africa ANC vote too close to call, markets on edge

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ANC began counting ballots on Monday to determine who will lead the party which has ruled since the end of apartheid but i...

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Toyota to market over 10 battery EV models in early 2020s

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it would market more than 10 all-electric vehicle (EV) models globally in the early 2020s, a target which could require the firm to l...

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Lighter winds early this week may help battle against California wildfire

(Reuters) - Lighter winds expected in California early this week should help firefighters in their battle against one of the largest and most destructive wildfires in the sta...

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Trump in strategy document to cite China, Russia as competitors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will declare that China and Russia are competitors seeking to challenge U.S. power and erode its security and prosperity, in a na...

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Kremlin says U.S. tip-off about planned attack 'saved many lives'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that a U.S. tip-off about a planned attack in St Petersburg had helped save many lives and that Russia and th...

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Lighter winds next week may help battle against California wildfire

(Reuters) - Lighter winds expected in California early next week should help firefighters in their battle against one of the largest and most destructive wildfires in the sta...

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U.S. citizen recaptured after Bali jail break

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian police have recaptured a U.S. citizen who escaped a week ago from an overcrowded prison on the holiday island of Bali, the jail&...

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Destruction of Rohingya villages continues: Human Rights Watch

Satellite imagery shows that Rohingya villages in Myanmar continued to be destroyed even as Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement last month to return ref...

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China defends trade with U.S. as Trump set to brand it a competitor

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry on Monday defended trade with the United States as a win-win scenario ahead of a speech by U.S. President Donald Trum...

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India's muted response to Trump's Jerusalem move stokes Arab unease

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A dozen Arab ambassadors have asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, diplomatic source...

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Myanmar government says case against Reuters journalists can proceed

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's civilian President Htin Kyaw, a close ally of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has authorized the police to proceed with a case ag...

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U.S. taxpayers rush to claim deductions under threat from tax bill

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Financial advisers and accountants are working overtime as many U.S. taxpayers scramble to pay the rest of their 2017 taxes before Jan. 1 when the propose...

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To thwart Amazon, Kroger and Walmart lure shoppers with curbside pickup

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As Amazon.com looks to upend the U.S. grocery market with home delivery, some veteran supermarket operators are betting on a different strategy: curbsi...

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Power restored to Atlanta airport after daylong outage paralyzes travel

(Reuters) - One of the heaviest travel weeks of the year began with the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights on Sunday at the world's busiest airport in Atlant...

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Power restored to Atlanta airport after outage led to partial shutdown

(Reuters) - One of the heaviest travel weeks of the year began with the cancellation of hundreds of flights on Sunday at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta, w...

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Honduras election court declares winner in presidential vote amid fraud claims

President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the winner Sunday of Honduras' disputed election after three weeks of uncertainty and unrest in which at lea...

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Advocate for disabled workers is 2017 CNN Hero of the Year

Amy Wright, who employs 40 people with disabilities at her coffee shop Bitty & Beau's, was named the 2017 CNN Hero of the Year. She will receive $100,...

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The brewery that turns bread into beer

London brewery Toast Ale is turning unwanted bread into craft ale with the aim to reduce waste...

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Oracle Corp to buy Australia's Aconex for $1.19 billion

Sydney (Reuters) - Australia's Aconex Ltd said on Monday it had received a A$1.56 billion ($1.2 billion), or A$7.80 in cash-per-share, buyout offer from U.S. sof...

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Toronto homicide police take lead in probe of billionaires' deaths

TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto police said on Sunday they had put homicide investigators in charge of the probe into the "suspicious" deaths of pharmace...

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Bitcoin hits bigger stage as exchange giant CME launches futures

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CME Group Inc, the world's largest derivatives exchange operator, began trading bitcoin futures on Sunday, with the contract opening at what...

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Power outage leads to partial shutdown of Atlanta airport

(Reuters) - Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday as a power outage left passengers at the world&#...

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Bitcoin hits a bigger Wall Street stage as exchange giant CME launches futures

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CME Group Inc, the world's largest derivatives exchange operator, became on Sunday the second exchange to launch bitcoin futures trading, see...

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U.N.'s Zeid toughens warning of 'genocide' in Myanmar

GENEVA (Reuters) - The top U.N. human rights official has said he would not be surprised if a court one day ruled that acts of genocide had been committed against the Rohingya...

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Atlanta's Hartsfield airport hobbled by power outage

(Reuters) - Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday as a power outage left passengers at the world&#...

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John McCain returning to Arizona after cancer treatment, could miss tax bill vote

Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized the deal with the side effects of his brain cancer treatment and likely will...

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John McCain returns to Arizona after treatment, will miss tax bill vote

U.S. Republican Sen. John McCain has returned home to Arizona after being hospitalized for a viral infection while battling brain cancer and will miss a crucia...

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Trump says not considering firing U.S. special counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, when asked on Sunday if he was considering firing U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, told reporters, "No. I&a...

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Diminished winds help California battle historic wildfire

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - Calming winds on Sunday helped slow the spread of a California wildfire that already ranks as the third largest in state history, having scorched 2...

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Power restored at Atlanta international airport, hundreds of flights affected

A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the...

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Power outage halts flights at Atlanta international airport

A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and stranded thousands of passengers during...

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Thousands stranded after power outage at world's busiest airport grounds flights

A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and stranded thousands of passengers during...

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Aconex receives $1.19 billion takeover offer from Oracle Corp

(Reuters) - Aconex Ltd said on Monday it had received a A$1.56 billion ($1.19 billion), or A$7.80 in cash per share, buyout offer from U.S. software major Oracle Corp ...

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South Africa's ANC electing leader to replace scandal-ridden Jacob Zuma

South Africa's governing ANC is set to elect a successor to President Jacob Zuma in a leadership vote by a party that has ruled since the end of apartheid...

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M&T Bank's CEO Robert Wilmers dies: bank

NEW YORK (Reuters) - M&T Bank's chairman and chief executive officer, Robert Wilmers, died on Saturday night at home after nearly 35 years leading...

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Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings

Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg...

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U.S. helped thwart major attack in St. Petersburg: U.S., Russia say

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States provided intelligence to Russia that helped thwart a potentially deadly bomb attack in St. Petersburg, U.S. and Russian officia...

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Humana in talks to buy Kindred Healthcare with equity firms: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Humana Inc is in advanced talks to acquire acute care provider Kindred Healthcare Inc in partnership with private equity firms Welsh...

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Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. Republicans said on Sunday they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week, with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President D...

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Flights delayed at Atlanta airport after power outage

(Reuters) - Flights were delayed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday after a partial power outage, officials said, leaving passengers at the world&am...

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Philippines' President Duterte says he'll protect LGBT community

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said in a speech Sunday that the rights of the LGBT community would be protected during his presidency, according to the state-run Philipp...

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Power outage hits parts of Atlanta airport, delaying some flights

(Reuters) - A power outage has hit parts of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, an airport spokesman said on Sunday...

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CNN Hero of the Year winner: 'God chose me to help'

Waging a constant battle with cerebral palsy, the world seemed against Jeison Aristizábal. Now, he's CNN's Hero of the Year for his work helping dis...

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Tropical storm Kai-Tak leaves over 30 dead in Philippines

A slow-moving storm has left more than 30 people dead and several others missing mostly due to landslides and floods and stranded thousands of holiday travelle...

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' opens with galactic $450 million box office

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" burst into theaters with a staggering $450 million in global ticket sales in its opening weekend,...

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Kremlin says U.S. tip-off helped Russia halt terrorist attack

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for a tip-off that helped prevent a terrorist bomb attack on...

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Female British embassy worker found strangled near Beirut

BEIRUT/LONDON (Reuters) - A female British embassy worker has been found strangled near a highway outside Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Sunday...

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U.N. to vote Monday on call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution that would insist decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no le...

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Prince Harry jokes with Barack Obama ahead of radio interview

Prince Harry has interviewed Barack Obama for a radio program in which the former U.S. president shared his memories of the day he left office and his hopes fo...

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' scores massive $450 million in opening weekend

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," the latest chapter in the hugely popular franchise, debuted with a massive $450 million in global...

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Republicans confident tax bill will become law this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. Republicans said they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week, with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trum...

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' scores $450 million in global opening weekend

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted with a massive $450 million in global ticket sales over the weekend, distributor Walt Disn...

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Explainer: Myanmar wields colonial-era law against Reuters journalists

(Reuters) - Myanmar has accused Reuters reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, of breaching the country's Official Secrets Act, a little-used hangover from c...

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Senator-elect Jones not joining calls for Trump resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Doug Jones, who scored an upset victory last week in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, said on Sunday he did not believe President Donald Trump...

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Erdogan says Turkey will open embassy in East Jerusalem

Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the...

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Trump administration's word ban for CDC said to include 'fetus,' 'transgender' and 'science-based'

Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phra...

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U.S. health agency's reported word ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender' alarms experts

Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phra...

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Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan's Quetta before Christmas, killing nine

QUETTA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding up t...

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No. 2 U.S. Senate Republican expects tax bill will pass, eyes Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Cornyn, the No. 2 U.S. Senate Republican, said on Sunday he was confident Republicans would pass a tax overhaul bill this week...

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Iran tells France's Macron not to 'blindly follow' Trump

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran on Sunday criticized French President Emmanuel Macron over his tough stance toward Tehran and said Paris would soon lose its international credibility...

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Cuba’s Castro and Russian oil executive meet in Havana

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Raul Castro and the head of Russian oil company Rosneft met in Havana on Saturday, the latest sign the two countries are readying a major en...

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Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for t...

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Erdogan says Turkey will open embassy in East Jerusalem

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the wor...

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U.S. employers say CVS-Aetna deal would affect health-benefits decisions: survey

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Corp’s proposed purchase of Aetna Inc will affect decision-making by a majority of large and mid-size U.S. corporations on employee health benefit...

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Australian police allege man tried to sell missile parts to help North Korea

Australian police have arrested a man they say was trying to sell missile parts to raise money for North Korea. Federal agents nabbed the man in a suburb of Sy...

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Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9

Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the southwestern city of Quetta in Pakistan on Sunday, killing nine people and wounding more than 50 others, officials...

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Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 5

Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the southwestern city of Quetta on Sunday, killing five people and wounding 18 others, officials said...

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Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 8

Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the southwestern city of Quetta on Sunday, killing eight people and wounding 42 others, officials said...

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Chileans vote in fiercely contested presidential election

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Twin suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan's Quetta ahead of Christmas, killing eight

QUETTA/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers attacked a packed Catholic church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 befo...

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California winds fuel state's third-largest wildfire

(Reuters) - Strong winds that have powered the third-largest wildfire in California's history were expected on Sunday to further fuel a blaze that has burned 267...

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Houses built too close to bush spread huge California fires on 'front line of climate change'

California's fire season is 70 days longer than it was just 15 years ago. This year, unusually high winds and dry air were part of the problem. But it has...

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Gunmen kill five in attack on church in Pakistan's Quetta

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two suicide attackers opened fire inside a church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least five people and wounding up to 16 before be...

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U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station

(Reuters) - A trio of U.S. and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off from Kazakhstan on Sunday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station, a NASA...

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Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin investors expect futures volumes to perk up when CME Group Inc, the world's largest derivatives exchange operator, launches its own c...

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Mueller obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and r...

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At least 5 dead after mudslide hits Chilean village

A mudslide on Saturday tore through a small village in southern Chile near a popular national park, leaving five people dead and at least 15 missing after a ni...

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Thousands flee as wildfire 'beast' grows to California's third-largest

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Saturday as forced evacuations turned neighbor...

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Passenger: The experience was awful, terrible

A Royal Caribbean cruise returned to Florida after hundreds of passengers contracted a gastrointestinal illness...

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Hundreds get sick on Royal Caribbean cruise

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship returned to Florida on Saturday after hundreds of passengers contracted a gastrointestinal illness...

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Australia arrests man accused of trying to sell missile parts for North Korea

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police said on Sunday they had arrested a man accused of working on the black market to sell missile components and coal on behalf of North Ko...

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Cruise ship horror stories

Travelers tell of raw sewage, rape and death aboard cruise ships at a hearing for a Cruise Passenger Protection bill...

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Trump administration bans selected words at health agencies: paper

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has told agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services to avoid using certain words or phrases in official docume...

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Hoping to extend maritime reach, China lavishes aid on Pakistan town

GWADAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United...

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Actresses call out Matt Damon for sexual harassment comments

Actresses Alyssa Milano and Minnie Driver are among the women criticizing Matt Damon for comments about sexual misconduct that he made during an interview this...

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Congressman will not seek relection amid misconduct probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Ruben Kihuen announced on Saturday that he will not seek re-election, becoming the latest member of Congress to end his legislative...

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CSX CEO Harrison dies months into railroad's turnaround effort

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CSX Corp Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has died, the freight railway operator said on Saturday, just a few days after announcing that the veteran rail e...

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Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and fu...

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Trump allies say Mueller unlawfully obtained thousands of emails

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An organization established for U.S. President Donald Trump's transition to the White House a year ago said on Saturday that the special co...

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Trump to say in security speech that China is competitor: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will lay out a new U.S. national security strategy on Monday based on his "America First" policy and wi...

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5 kids who give us hope for the next generation

What they lack in age, they make up for in ambition...

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CSX CEO Harrison dies months into railway's turnaround effort

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CSX Corp Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has died, the freight railway operator said on Saturday, just a few days after announcing that the veteran rail e...

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Even Batman admires these super heroes

Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown regularly turns in three-tissue performances on NBC's "This Is Us." Now he'll he...

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