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Special Report: How China's shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Pichi Chuang 1 of 10. Pro-China activist Chang An-le, also known as 'White Wolf,' answers a question during an interview with Reuters in Taipei November 14, 2014. Picture taken November 14, 2014. In June, hundreds of those businessmen gathered in a hotel ballroom in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @ehundman: Many great quotes in this @Reuters piece: "How China's shadowy [United Front] agency is working to absorb Taiwan" 1/x reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @GregTorode: First Hong Kong, now Taiwan: Reuters latest on China's shadowy United Front reut.rs/1uXJlh8 via @reuters

Nov 26, 2014

Special Report: How China's shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan reut.rs/1uXJlh8

Nov 26, 2014

RT @jsubler: A must read from our team in HK/Taiwan: Special Report: How China's shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan reut.rs/1uXJlh8

Nov 26, 2014

RT @suilee: Grt rpt on how China's United Front is engaged in a campaign to thwart independence ambitions in Taiwan reut.rs/1uXJlh8 by @YimouLee

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Uber CEO must turn over emails in gratuity lawsuit, U.S. judge rules

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson Honoree and CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick, arrives at the Time 100 gala celebrating the magazine's naming of the 100 most influential people in the world for the past year, in New York April 29, 2014.
Nov 26, 2014

Uber CEO must turn over emails in gratuity lawsuit, U.S. judge rules reut.rs/1uIGdkj

Nov 26, 2014

RT @mcbridesg: Federal judge to Uber's @travis: turn over your emails. by @fedcourtjunkie reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 26, 2014

Uber CEO must turn over emails in gratuity lawsuit, U.S. judge rules reut.rs/11UX5hz via @reuters

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Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Alaa Khweled 1 of 2. Rebel fighters prepare to fire a machine gun towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Jabal al-Akrad area in Syria's northwestern Latakia province November 25, 2014. The camp, south of the capital between Saudi Arabia's border and Al Udeid, the largest U.S.
Nov 26, 2014

#Syria #Iraq Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels | Reuters... fb.me/7fhMFShyi

Nov 26, 2014

Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels reut.rs/1uWcMQK via @reuters

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Exclusive: First gene therapy drug sets million-euro price record

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Michael Kooren An operator installs a chromatography column to purify the gene therapy drug Glybera at Dutch biotech company uniQure in Amsterdam December 13, 2012. The sky-high cost of Glybera, from Dutch biotech firm UniQure and its unlisted Italian marketing partner Chiesi, shows how single curative therapies to fix faulty genes may upend the conventional pharmaceutical business model.
Nov 26, 2014

Exclusive: Western world's first #gene therapy drug sets million-euro price record reut.rs/1Fso1BN $QURE

Nov 26, 2014

Yes, One Million Dollars for a drug: First gene therapy drug sets million-euro price record reut.rs/1Fso1BN via @reuters

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AndyBiotech: $QURE Glybera -> First #GeneTherapy drug sets a million-euro price record. reut.rs/1rkYzgD @adamfeuerstein @ldtimme…

Nov 26, 2014

Hey, hey future: the first ever gene therapy drug to combat a rare disease is going on sale for a record €1.1 million reuters.com/article/2014/1…

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Exclusive: Poor and besieged, Myanmar's Rakhine join Rohingya exodus

reuters.com — Ethnic Rakhine Buddhists, bitter rivals of the Rohingya, are also leaving Rakhine State to seek jobs in Malaysia and Thailand. Small numbers of Rakhine are even following the same smuggling routes plied by the Rohingya and, like them, falling victim to human traffickers. The exodus reflects a wider economic malaise.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Journotopia: Not only Rohingya are fleeing Myanmar. My exclusive report from Maungdaw on the great Rakhine exodus. reuters.com/article/2014/1… … @journotopia

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Journotopia: Not only Rohingya are fleeing Myanmar. My exclusive report from Maungdaw on the great Rakhine exodus. reuters.com/article/2014/1… … @journotopia

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Journotopia: Not only Rohingya are fleeing Myanmar. My exclusive report from Maungdaw on the great Rakhine exodus. reuters.com/article/2014/1… … @journotopia

Nov 26, 2014

Not only Rohingya are fleeing Myanmar. My exclusive report from Maungdaw on the great Rakhine exodus. reuters.com/article/2014/1… … @journotopia

Nov 26, 2014

It's not just Rohingya who are fleeing Myanmar. My report from Maungdaw on the great Rakhine exodus. reuters.com/article/2014/1… @journotopia

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Yellen's 'optimal' model calls for rate hike this year, in theory

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Charles Platiau U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen attends a conference of central bankers hosted by the Bank of France in Paris November 7, 2014. Yellen has cautioned that the economic models built for policymakers amount to mere guideposts in a complicated decision-making process.

Same firm, new house: Mexico leader's conflict-of-interest storm grows

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Tomas Bravo Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto sits during a meeting with lawyers in Mexico City November 21, 2014. Already under pressure over the government's handling of the presumed massacre of 43 students abducted by corrupt police in southwestern Mexico in September, Pena Nieto is facing his most difficult period since taking office two years ago.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Luciana_F_Lopez: Same firm, new house: Mexico leader's conflict-of-interest storm grows reut.rs/1vm1sxn

Nov 26, 2014

RT @chrissiemurray: Same firm, new house: Mexico leader's conflict-of-interest storm grows reut.rs/1uIvzd8 via @gabstargardter

Nov 26, 2014

Same firm, new house: Mexico leader's conflict-of-interest storm grows reut.rs/1uIvzd8 via @gabstargardter

Nov 26, 2014

Same firm, new house: Mexico leader's conflict-of-interest storm grows reut.rs/1vm1sxn

Nov 26, 2014

Enrique's got some more 'splaining to do... reut.rs/1uIvzd8 via @reuters

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson 1 of 26. Demonstrators take part in a 'mock trial' of Darren Wilson as they protest the decision of a grand jury regarding the death of Michael Brown in St. Louis, Missouri November 26, 2014.
Nov 26, 2014

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities reut.rs/1y30J6i @Reuters

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Reuters: More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities reut.rs/1y30J6i

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Reuters: More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities reut.rs/1y30J6i

Canadian celebrity radio host charged with sexual assault -police

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mark Blinch CBC personality Jian Ghomeshi arrives on the red carpet at the 2014 Canadian Screen awards in Toronto, March 9, 2014. Toronto police said in a statement that Jian Ghomeshi, 47, the former host of the internationally syndicated music and arts program Q on CBC radio, surrendered to police on Wednesday and was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one of choking.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Reuters: Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sex assault and one of choking reut.rs/1FreHQv , pic.twitter.com/Qe5CvnzuQY

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Reuters: Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sex assault and one of choking reut.rs/1FreHQv , pic.twitter.com/Qe5CvnzuQY

Nov 26, 2014

MT @Reuters Canadian radio host Ghomeshi charged w/ 4 counts of sex assault and 1 of choking reut.rs/1FreHQv , pic.twitter.com/3yGdsqNFLQ

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Reuters: Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sex assault and one of choking reut.rs/1FreHQv , pic.twitter.com/Qe5CvnzuQY

Nov 26, 2014

Wow. RT @Reuters Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sex assault and one of choking reut.rs/1FreHQv

Saudis signal no push for oil cut as market to 'stabilize itself'

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader/Files Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi talks to journalists before a meeting of OPEC oil ministers in Vienna in this June 11, 2014 file photo. OPEC's meeting on Thursday will be one of the most crucial in recent years, with oil prices having tumbled some 30 percent since June to below $79 per barrel due to booming U.S.
Nov 26, 2014

Saudis been holding lots of mtngs today. To get support for cut or to tell others don't panic? reuters.com/article/2014/1… Suggests latter. #opec

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Exclusive: EU regulatory concerns curb China stock link volumes

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria A man talks on the phone inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai November 17, 2014. The so-called Stock Connect scheme, launched on Nov. 17, allows foreign investors to trade Shanghai-listed shares via the Hong Kong stock exchange, and mainland investors to invest in Hong Kong shares via the Shanghai bourse.
Nov 26, 2014

Great story by @michelleprice36 and @saikysays Exclusive: EU regulatory concerns curb China stock link volumes reut.rs/1FraA4Y

Nov 26, 2014

RT @michelleprice36: One reason Hong Kong Shanghai stock connect volumes are low: EU-regulated funds are not yet allowed to trade: reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @michelleprice36: One reason Hong Kong Shanghai stock connect volumes are low: EU-regulated funds are not yet allowed to trade: reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @michelleprice36: One reason Hong Kong Shanghai stock connect volumes are low: EU-regulated funds are not yet allowed to trade: reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @ReutersChina: Exclusive: EU regulatory concerns curb China stock link volumes reut.rs/1FraA4Y

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SPECIAL REPORT-Putin's allies channelled billions to Ukraine oligarch

reuters.com — By Stephen Grey, Tom Bergin, Sevgil Musaieva and Roman Anin MOSCOW/KIEV Nov 26 (Reuters) - In Russia, powerful friends helped him make a fortune. In the United States, officials want him extradited and put behind bars. In Austria, where he is currently free on bail of $155 million, authorities have yet to decide what to do with him.
Nov 26, 2014

SPECIAL REPORT-Putin's allies channelled billions to Ukraine oligarch reut.rs/11U3cTs via @reuters

Nov 26, 2014

RT @ChristopherJM: Nice reporting & profile by @Reuters about Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash, to whom Russia channeled billions of $$ ht…

Nov 26, 2014

Nice reporting & profile by @Reuters about Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash, to whom Russia channeled billions of $$ uk.reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @OliverBullough: Fantastic investigation of Gazprom's ties with Mr Firtash from Reuters uk.reuters.com/article/2014/1…

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Canadian celebrity radio host charged with sexual assault: police

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mark Blinch CBC personality Jian Ghomeshi arrives on the red carpet at the 2014 Canadian Screen awards in Toronto, March 9, 2014. Toronto police said in a statement that Jian Ghomeshi, 47, the former host of the internationally syndicated music and arts program Q on CBC radio, surrendered to police on Wednesday and was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one of choking.

COLUMN-OPEC's other problem: weak demand - John Kemp

uk.reuters.com — ( John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own) By John Kemp LONDON Nov 26 (Reuters) - By now, everyone is aware of the serious threat rising shale output from the United States poses to OPEC.

U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills five suspected militants

reuters.com — The drone strike hit a house in Datta Khel, near the Afghan border, which was used by militants, said a militant in the area. Those killed were Pakistani fighters, the militant said. "The Government of Pakistan condemns the drone strike that took place in the early hours of Wednesday, 26 November 2014 at Garga, north of Shawal in North Waziristan Agency," the government said in a statement.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Reuters: A U.S. drone killed five suspected militants in northwest Pakistan: reut.rs/15ypYSl

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Reuters: U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills five suspected militants reut.rs/1yXsomo

Nov 26, 2014

RT @justinjm1: Meanwhile RT @Reuters: U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills five suspected militants reut.rs/1yXsomo

Nov 26, 2014

Meanwhile RT @Reuters: U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills five suspected militants reut.rs/1yXsomo

Exclusive: Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Presidio: sources

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Kevork Djansezian Leon Black, Chairman and CEO Apollo Global Management, LLC, takes part in Private Equity: Rebalancing Risk session during the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California April 29, 2014.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @GregRoumeliotis: With @nadiaspeaks -- Exclusive: Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Presidio: sources reut.rs/1uIaqQj via @reuters

Nov 26, 2014

RT @GregRoumeliotis: With @nadiaspeaks -- Exclusive: Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Presidio: sources reut.rs/1uIaqQj via @reuters

Nov 26, 2014

Exclusive: Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Presidio: sources reut.rs/1uIaqQj via @reuters @GregRoumeliotis @nadiaspeaks

Nov 26, 2014

With @nadiaspeaks -- Exclusive: Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Presidio: sources reut.rs/1uIaqQj via @reuters

Two FBI agents shot at house near Ferguson unrest: broadcaster

reuters.com — The agents were responding to a situation involving a person barricaded inside a house and suffered non-life threatening injuries, local broadcaster KSDK said on its website. The FBI did not immediately respond to requests for comment. About 2,000 National Guard troops dispatched to the St.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @nycjim: Two FBI agents reportedly shot and wounded at house near Ferguson unrest. reut.rs/1uGaujy via @reuters

Nov 26, 2014

RT @nycjim: Two FBI agents reportedly shot and wounded at house near Ferguson unrest. reut.rs/1uGaujy via @reuters

Nov 26, 2014

Two FBI agents reportedly shot and wounded at house near Ferguson unrest. reut.rs/1uGaujy via @reuters

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Mac and Cheese beak-to-beak in contest for Obama turkey pardon

reuters.com — U.S. presidents have been pardoning turkeys since the 1800s as part of the country's national Thanksgiving holiday, when roasted turkey is the traditional main course.

Barack Obama and Ferguson: The cost of being the reluctant black president

blogs.reuters.com — America, not for the first time, stands at a racial crossroads. The crisis of race and democracy unfolded before a global audience on Monday night as hundreds of demonstrators set police cars on fire and engaged in sporadic looting in the aftermath of the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of 18-year-old teenager Michael Brown.
Nov 26, 2014

Barack Obama and Ferguson: The cost of being the reluctant black president - interesting view @penieljoseph @reuters blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2…

Nov 26, 2014

Barack Obama and Ferguson: The cost of being the reluctant black president reut.rs/1rt2P8f via @Reuters

Nov 26, 2014

Barack Obama and #Ferguson: The cost of being the reluctant black president reut.rs/1rt2P8f important analysis by @PenielJoseph

Nov 26, 2014

RT @ReutersOpinion: Barack Obama and Ferguson: The cost of being the reluctant black president: reut.rs/1zuUeGB pic.twitter.com/wektJiuEzL

Nov 26, 2014

Barack Obama and Ferguson: The cost of being the reluctant black president reut.rs/1rt2P8f via @ReutersOpinion