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  1. Alibaba's quarterly revenue beats estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Reuters

    May 18 Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported fourth-quarter revenue above analysts' expectations on Thursday, helped by strength in the Chinese e-commerce market. Alibaba's total revenue rose about 60 percent to 38.58 billion yuan in the quarter ended March 31, versus an average forecast of 36 billion yuan according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

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  2. UPDATE 1-U.S. Republican Senator Graham to examine Trump's business deals -CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Reuters

    Sen. Lindsey Graham asks a question as former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testifies about potential Russian interference in the presidential election before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., U.S. May 8, 2017. U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said he wants to examine fellow Republican President Donald Trump's business dealings for any ties to Russia, CNN reported on Tuesday, one day after the issue was raised at a Senate hearing.

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  3. Obama confident U.S. will move in right direction on climateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Reuters

    Former U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he was confident that the United States would keep moving "in the right direction" on climate change, although the process might slow down under the current administration. Before taking office, President Donald Trump pledged to cancel a deal signed by nearly 200 countries in Paris in 2015, which aims to limit rising temperatures by phasing out use of fossil fuels.

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  4. Senior U.S. senator pushes Trump on Russia, French electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Reuters

    A senior U.S. lawmaker pushed President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to respond to concerns that Russia was responsible for a hacking attack on the campaign of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron. "Mr. Macron's victory in Sunday's election does not diminish the need for the Trump Administration to take this attack seriously and to work closely with the French government to bring the perpetrators to justice and prevent similar attacks from taking place in the future," Senator Richard Durbin, the No.

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  5. Former president Clinton working on novel with famed suspense writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Reuters

    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is working with best-selling suspense writer James Patterson on a novel called "The President is Missing," which will be published in June 2018, the publishers said on Monday. The book will be "a unique amalgam of intrigue, suspense and behind-the-scenes global drama from the highest corridors of power," publishers Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group and Hachette Book Group said in a statement.

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  6. UPDATE 1-U.S. appeals court blocks Anthem bid to merge with rival CignaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Reuters

    The ruling will probably kill the proposed merger that was rejected by the U.S. Justice Department, 11 states and a district court judge after consumers, medical professionals and others objected to the deal. In the end, Cigna itself tried to back out.

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  7. U.S. Supreme Court hesitant to expand debt collection abuse lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared skeptical of widening the scope of who can be subject to a federal law targeting debt collectors' abusive practices by including those who buy debt, sometimes for pennies on the dollar. The justices heard oral arguments in a proposed consumer class action lawsuit against Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc over allegations it violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

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  8. Warner says Russia "massively intervened" in U.S. electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Reuters

    Senator Mark Warner, ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says ''we know that a foreign country, an adversary, Russia, massively intervened in our election in 2016.' ' Rough Cut .

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  9. Firm settles Massachusetts probe over anti-abortion ads sent to phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Reuters

    A Massachusetts advertising agency has agreed not to use location technology to target women entering clinics that offer abortion with smartphone ads with messages including "You Have Choices," state officials said on Tuesday. Maura Healey, the state's Democratic attorney general, said the settlement with Copley Advertising LLC highlighted the potential for "geofencing" technology to be used to harass people and interfere with their privacy.

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  10. Firm settles Massachusetts probe over anti-abortion ads sent to phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Reuters

    A Massachusetts advertising agency has agreed not to use location technology to target women entering clinics that offer abortion with smartphone ads with messages including "You Have Choices" and "You're Not Alone," state officials said on Tuesday. Maura Healey, the state's Democratic attorney general, said the settlement with Copley Advertising LLC highlighted the potential for "geo-fencing" technology to be used to harass people and interfere with their privacy.

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  11. Fed's Mester says forecasts more than three rate hikes this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Reuters

    Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Tuesday that she currently envisages more than three U.S. interest rate hikes for this year. "I actually built into my forecast more than three as I have the economy a bit stronger than the median forecast," Mester told reporters following an event in Richmond, Virginia.

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  12. Sears raises doubts about ability to continue as going concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Reuters

    "Our historical operating results indicate substantial doubt exists related to the company's ability to continue as a going concern," Sears said in the annual report for the fiscal year ended Jan. 28. However, Sears said actions taken to boost liquidity during the year, including the sale of the Craftsman tool brand to power tool maker Stanley Black & Decker Inc, could mitigate the going concern doubt. RICHMOND, Va., March 21 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Tuesday that she currently envisages more than three U.S. interest rate hikes for this year.

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  13. U.S. appeals ruling against Trump's revised travel ban to higher courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Reuters

    The U.S. government took the legal battle over President Donald Trump's travel ban to a higher court on Friday, saying it would appeal a federal judge's decision that struck down parts of the ban on the day it was set to go into effect. The Department of Justice said in a court filing it would appeal a ruling by U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.

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  14. In Trump era, some Mexican migrants head north - to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Reuters

    Mexican deportee Silvia dials his phone to call her parents in Oaxaca at Our Lady of Guadalupe migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico March 14, 2017. Mexican deportee Alberto talks to sister Maria Nidelvia at Our Lady of Guadalupe migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico March 14, 2017.

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  15. INSIGHT-In Trump era, some Mexican migrants head north - to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Reuters

    Shortly after crossing the Rio Grande into the gang-infested border city of Reynosa, dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump's first days in office said they would soon try to head north again - but this time to Canada. In a Reynosa migrant shelter, just yards from the U.S. border, 26-year-old Cenobio Rita said he had earned about $3,000 a month installing playgrounds in Richmond, Virginia, before he was deported on Feb. 15 after police found marijuana in his car.

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  16. Sessions says he gave Trump no reason to believe Obama wiretapped himRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he gave President Donald Trump no reason to believe former President Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 campaign. Rough Cut .

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  17. Pro-Trump rallies sweep AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Reuters

    Participants in the so-called Spirit of America rallies say U.S. President Donald Trump is a competent leader who will 'make America great', despite a recent surge in anti-Trump protests. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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  18. Virginia taxi driver sentenced to 11 years for supporting Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Reuters

    A former Virginia taxi driver was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Friday for trying to help another man join the Islamic State militant group in Syria, the Justice Department said. Mahmoud Amin Mohamed Elhassan, 26, of Woodbridge, had pleaded guilty in October to driving Joseph Hassan Farrokh to Richmond, Virginia, in January 2016.

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  19. Global Markets-Stocks gain on Trump policy bets; S&P breaks $20 trillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Reuters

    A gauge of global equity markets advanced on Monday and bond yields rose as investors flocked to assets likely to benefit from reflationary policies that are expected to be implemented by U.S. President Donald Trump. Financials and banks in particular led equities on Wall Street higher as investors bet Trump's tax reform plans and softer regulatory environment will boost economic growth and corporate profits.

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  20. Facebook faces landmark petition over fundraising feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Reuters

    In a first for fundraising, Facebook faces a mass petition signed by 42,000 people who want the social media giant to waive the fees it charges a charity for raising $1.5 million on its website. The petition calls on Facebook to forego the service fee of some $85,000 on funds the Syrian American Medical Society had fundraised via Facebook, arguing all donations should serve their intended humanitarian purpose.

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