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SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices dropped on Friday amid worries that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to abandon a global climate pact could spark more crude drilling in the United States, stoking a
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely remained strong in May, a further sign of an acceleration in economic activity that would effectively seal the case for an interest rate increase this mon
TOKYO (Reuters) - Global stocks hit a record high on Friday and Asian markets rose to their best levels in more than two years as upbeat data on U.S. manufacturing and employment and buoyant European
PETERBOROUGH, Ontario (AP) — Marilyn Harding cries as she talks about her late husband and his death from pancreatic cancer five years after retiring from a three-decade career at the General Electric
About 29 youth companies have benefited from the Citizen Economic Empowerment (CEE) policy through maintenance contracts worth P59 million during the 2016/2017 financial year.
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has raised a concern at what it believes is duplication of roles between the recently established Selebi-Phikwe Economic Revitalisation Programme and SPEDU.
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Macomb Dakota hockey player Anthony Mastronardi’s journey of recovery after he was paralyzed during a game last year.             
It's not always easy to land a table at metro Detroit's hottest dining spots. But the Free Press and the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers have a great option for foodies: the Top 10 Takeover dining series.
Ladybug giveaways, weekend gardening seminars at English Gardens; Juried show Art On The Grand in Farmington             
There’s a joke among Pleasant Ridge residents that once you move to this charming little enclave in southern Oakland County, you stay. You just move within the city. Barb and Sean Stokes are no except
OXON HILL, Md. (Reuters) - Competitors in the final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee picked their way along a precarious lifeline of consonants and vowels on Thursday as they eyed a...
Kathy Griffin and Stacey Dash are among the many celebs who have faced waves of criticisms after voicing their political opinion.             
The goal of fitness guru Taryn Toomey’s The Class is to train the mind to create new ways to respond — rather than react in the moment .             
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Emmit Stussy (Ewan McGregor) remains cold to Sy Feltz (Michael Stuhlbarg) in next week’s Season 3, episode 8 of “Fargo.” In the trailer for the upcoming episode, Sy comes to Emmit’s house to check on
A Santa Clara County jury Thursday convicted three sheriff's correctional deputies of second-degree murder in the killing of a mentally ill jail inmate, Michael Tyree, in 2015. The three jail deputie
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chipmakers switched focus at Taiwan's top tech fair this week with bets on new areas such as driverless cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, shifting away from smartph
Fiji's prime minister, who will chair an annual climate summit in Germany in November, says he's deeply disappointed by President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Bai
Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord prompts billionaire tech giant Elon Musk and Disney CEO Robert Iger to step down from the President's Council.
The Russian president denied any state role, but said that cyberattacks might have been the work of private citizens. “Anything is possible in this virtual world,” Mr. Putin said
The ride-hailing service, which said last week it had taken excess driver commissions, received complaints as early as 2015 and took steps to revise its contract.
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beatriz approached Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, dumping heavy rains that resulted in at least two deaths, caused
(Reuters) - U.S.-owned power generator Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday it expects to continue cutting carbon emissions and reducing energy costs by producing more power with natural gas an
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Delaware-sized iceberg is very close to splitting off from one of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica, scientists say, after a fast-growing crack stretched to within 8 miles (1
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he will discuss merging carbon trading markets in his state and China when he travels to Asia later this week, a sign of the
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan woman who briefly dated Elizabeth Wettlaufer said she figured the woman was a bit off, but "I didn't know she was that far off." Sheila ......
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York analyzed baby teeth from 16 pairs of identical and fraternal twins, with at least one sibling who had an ASD diagnosis by about 18 years old.
Australian researchers found that women who breastfed their children were 11 percent less likely than women who didn't breastfeed to be diagnosed with endometrial cancer.
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President Trump’s lawyers asked the Supreme Court late Thursday to revive his temporary ban on foreigners arriving from six majority-Muslim nations, setting the stage for a potentially far-reachin
In their nightmares the Cleveland Cavaliers will see Kevin Durant sprinting down the middle of the court and slamming down an uncontested dunk. Durant unleashed the fury of nine years with no cham
India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co
A group of artists inspired by science and the history of the Mt. Wilson Observatory will take over the site for a weekend of performance and exhibitions.
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Birmingham, June 1: The Indian cricket team today (June 1) were unhappy with practice facilities at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground with both coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli expressing their di
London, June 1: Joe Root, who scored his 10th ODI hundred, was thrilled at England getting their Champions Trophy campaign off to an emphatic start. CT 17 special site; Match scorecard; Photos "There'
FRANCISTOWN: The city leadership has promised massive support for the Zebras when they play against Mauritania in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier next week Saturday, despite the slow sale of tick
The Private Tertiary Institution Association (PTIA) aims to increase the number of codes participating in varsity leagues. At the moment, institutions only compete in football and one day tournaments
Harbaugh and his staff will kick things off Friday, participating in a camp at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.             
Tim Elliott accepted a short notice fight and will face Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland, New Zealand. Elliott explains why he lives to compete against fighters with Nguyen’s style
Every time a sold-out Las Vegas Raiders home game ends in 2020, thousands of vehicles are expected to take to local streets within an hour, according to a traffic impact study submitted Thursday to Cl
Sam Hurl wants his old job back. The 27-year-old Calgary product is entering his sixth season in the CFL and he’s hoping to reprise his role as Winnipeg’s starting middle linebacker, ...
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