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Singer Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, to retire from touring

January 22, 2018 - 11:09pm
(Reuters) - U.S. singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, one of pop music's all-time best-selling artists, has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and plans to retire from touring, his official website said on Monday.
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Haitians stage protest, mock Trump over 'shithole' comments

January 22, 2018 - 10:30pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - About two thousand people took to the streets of Haiti's capital on Monday to protest comments attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump about the nation being a "shithole" country, which caused uproar in the world's first independent black republic.
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'Dreamers' disappointed that Congress deferred DACA deal

January 22, 2018 - 10:09pm
(Reuters) - Young "Dreamers" brought to the United States illegally as children were angry and disappointed on Monday after the U.S. Congress approved a temporary spending bill to end a three-day government shutdown without a deal to shore up their shaky legal status.
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Trump slaps steep U.S. tariffs on imported washers, solar panels

January 22, 2018 - 8:31pm
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost to Whirlpool Corp and dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions.
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Netflix crosses $100 billion market capitalization as subscribers surge

January 22, 2018 - 7:43pm
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of 2017, tripling profits at the online video service that is burning money on new programming to dominate internet television around the world.
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Intel asks customers to halt patching for chip bug, citing flaw

January 22, 2018 - 7:35pm
(Reuters) - Intel Corp said on Monday that patches it released to address two high-profile security vulnerabilities in its chips are faulty, advising customers, computer makers and cloud providers to stop installing them.
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Government shutdown fizzles on spending, immigration deal in Congress

January 22, 2018 - 7:19pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving another short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants.
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House passes measure to fund government and end shutdown

January 22, 2018 - 6:53pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term measure on Monday to fund the federal government through Feb. 8 and end a three-day government shutdown.
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Netflix crosses $100 billion market cap as subscribers surge

January 22, 2018 - 6:34pm
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of last year, tripling profits at the online video service that is burning money on new programming to dominate internet television around the world.
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Judge orders U.S. government to seek consent to give data to AT&T, Time Warner

January 22, 2018 - 6:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The judge hearing the Justice Department's lawsuit to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner ordered the department on Monday to seek permission to give the two companies access to rivals' pricing data.
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Reuters reporters accused under Official Secrets Act due in Myanmar court

January 22, 2018 - 6:07pm
YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar are due to appear in court on Tuesday, when a judge could review a bail request for the pair accused of violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
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Puerto Rico to sell off crippled power utility PREPA

January 22, 2018 - 5:48pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico said on Monday it would sell off its troubled power utility to the private sector, saying the process could take roughly 18 months to complete.
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Exclusive: Ackman cuts staff, shuns limelight as he seeks to turn around fund

January 22, 2018 - 5:41pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - William Ackman is cutting almost a fifth of staff and looking to lower his public profile as he seeks to turn around Pershing Square Capital Management after three straight years of losses, people familiar with the move told Reuters on Monday.
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Bacardi to buy high-end tequila maker Patron in $5.1 billion deal

January 22, 2018 - 5:21pm
(Reuters) - Bacardi Ltd said on Monday it would buy high-end tequila maker Patron Spirits International AG in a $5.1 billion deal, hoping to become the second largest spirits company in the United States by market value.
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U.S. government shutdown fizzles out as Senate deal struck

January 22, 2018 - 5:06pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators struck a deal on Monday to lift a three-day government shutdown as Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump's Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants.
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Netflix crosses $100 billion market cap on subscriber surge

January 22, 2018 - 4:50pm
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc snagged 8.33 million new streaming customers in the final quarter of last year - 2 million more than Wall Street expected - as the pioneering online video service kept pouring money into programming in a race to dominate internet television around the world.
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Senators forge deal to end government shutdown

January 22, 2018 - 4:49pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators struck a deal on Monday to lift a three-day government shutdown as Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump's Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants.
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SEC is scrutinizing overnight blockchain companies: chairman

January 22, 2018 - 4:39pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is scrutinizing public companies that change their name or business model in a bid to capitalize upon the hype surrounding blockchain technology, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said on Monday.
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Five missing after Oklahoma oil and gas drilling site explosion

January 22, 2018 - 3:56pm
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Five workers were missing on Monday after a gas explosion at an oil and gas drilling site in eastern Oklahoma, authorities said.
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Senators strike deal to end government shutdown

January 22, 2018 - 3:42pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators struck a deal on Monday to lift a three-day government shutdown and try to end a fight between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Republicans over immigration and border security.
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