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Exclusive: U.S. standards council to investigate New Oriental after Reuters report

MIAMI A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company.

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U.S. veterans build barracks for pipeline protesters in cold

CANNON BALL, N.D. U.S. military veterans were building barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation.

Dec 02 2016

U.S. health spending in 2015 rose at fastest rate since 2007

U.S. health spending in 2015 rose at its fastest rate since 2007, driven by expanded access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act and high-priced specialty drugs, according to government figures released on Friday.

U.S., Health, Drug Pricing Dec 02 2016

Trump moves to quickly fill his top Cabinet ranks

NEW YORK U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he expected to have most members of his Cabinet announced next week, interviewing more candidates at Trump Tower for top jobs in his administration as he prepares to take office on Jan. 20.

Politics, Election 2016 Dec 02 2016

New York City seeks U.S. funds for $1 million daily security costs for Trump

NEW YORK Two members of New York City's council are calling on President-elect Donald Trump to provide federal funds to reimburse the city for the $1 million-a-day cost of protecting him and his family in their home in Trump Tower on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue.

Dec 02 2016

Deutsche Bank cuts ties with 3,400 clients in trading business

FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank's Global Markets division will cut ties with about 3,400 clients in its debt and equities sales activities, the bank said on Friday. Deutsche Bank will immediately cease debt sales services to some financial institutions and hedge funds as well as equity sales activities, the execution of equities trading orders and equity structuring activities for some clients, a spokesman said, citing an internal memo.

Dec 02 2016
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Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin recovering well after Antarctic evacuation

SYDNEY Former U.S. astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, posted photos on Saturday of his recovery in a New Zealand hospital after he was evacuated from the South Pole due to illness.