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Synagogue destroyed by Nazis on Kristallnacht opens in Russia (PHOTOS)

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A new synagogue has been opened in the Russian city of Kaliningrad on the spot of another Jewish place of worship, destroyed by the Nazis during the so-called Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) in 1938. “On this spot, there used to be the Konigsberg synagogue, which was torched on the night of November 09-10, 1938. Read More

SEC to review corporate democracy rules risking investor clash

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WASHINGTON/BOSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. securities regulator is set to review this month rules on corporate democracy, setting it up for a clash with investors who worry the agency will side with companies to diminish voting rights on charged issues like climate change and gun violence. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo Read More

A better way to 'live forever,' even for nonbillionaires

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Is there a cure for death? FILE PHOTO: People enjoy a walk at sunset past beach cabin on the pebbled beach in Cayeux-sur-Mer, France, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo Some Silicon Valley billionaires are looking for it – or at least a way to extend life spans dramatically, perhaps by hundreds Read More

A changing New York neighborhood wonders how Amazon would fit

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – It was the lunch-hour rush at the Court Square Diner in New York’s Long Island City on Wednesday, and co-owner Nick Kanellos pointed to the elevated subway tracks that rattle overhead as he fretted over the news that Amazon may build a major outpost in the neighborhood. People wait for the Read More

Asian shares edge higher, investors brace for U.S. elections

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares inched up on Tuesday, supported by Wall Street gains although momentum was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump’s big tax cuts and hostile trade policies. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange Read More

Asian shares wobble, investors brace for U.S. elections

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, supported by Wall Street gains although sentiment was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump’s big tax cuts and hostile trade policies. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Read More

Asian shares inch up, investors brace for U.S. elections

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares ticked up in early Tuesday trade, supported by Wall Street gains although sentiment was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump’s big tax cuts and hostile trade policies. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Read More