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The year ahead could be a pivotal one for Whole Foods Market. The grocery chain is facing steep competition, and its reputation for being a wallet-buster isn’t helping.Which likely explains the motiva
Nine years ago Wednesday, President Obama declared his campaign for the White House -- nine years of acrimony and vitriol, nine years of relentless Republican opposition, nine years in which it has of
Twitter's having a moment right now — and not in a good way. The social media company is catching a lot of flak, for both changing its network to appeal to a wider audience and for not doing it quickl
The nerds have truly triumphed: Tech executives are basically rock stars (or supervillains), comic book characters dominate at the box office, and even President Obama is boasting about his nerd cred.
A steep drop in shares of banks and other financial companies led a broad decline in U.S. stocks Thursday afternoon. The slump reflected heightened concerns about global economic weakness, even as
WASHINGTON — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to
FBT Architects, in partnership with an Oregon firm,  has been chosen to design a new home for the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. The 65,000-square foot structure, to be
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It's the busiest day of the year for buying Valentine's Day flowers and gifts on line             
Tag your pictures with #freepmarathon and #runneroftheweek on social media for a chance to be featured             
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins with a fan-friendly slow jaunt through Anchorage, but another low snow year in Alaska is playing havoc with the start of the nearly-thousand mile race.
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: I ran into Austin Moser the other day, and he is still getting limits of big kokanee o
Because of course it does.             
Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have settled their legal fight over beauty pageant broadcast.             
Does this mean he's finally settled on an album title?             
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The parent company, Viant, says it can give marketers access to more than 1.2 billion users. Today, it is an entertainment-focused site that plays music videos and songs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Thursday called for hundreds of millions in emergency spending to fight drug abuse but ran into Republican resistance as another health issue began spiraling into an el
The Apollo 11 command module is one of the star attractions at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, but visitors who have wanted to look inside have for decades had to conte
Stingrays, used to intercept mobile communications within several kilometers, have been used more than 1,000 times in New York.
(Reuters) - Google is developing a virtual reality headset that works without a smartphone or computer, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
(Reuters) - Online music streaming service Pandora Media Inc has held discussions about selling itself, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the talks.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A proposed settlement between Lyft and its drivers came under close scrutiny from the U.S. judge overseeing it on Thursday, an indication that the agreement that maintains dr
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even as the El Nino weather phenomenon continues to impact global temperatures and crops, its counterpart La Nina is increasingly expected to emerge in the coming months for the f
Kate Rhoades, 4, died on Jan. 12 from leukemia.
Stephen FellerSOBORG, Denmark, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Maternal obesity does not have nearly as large an effect on the infant microbiome as the transition from breastfeeding to food, according to a study in
Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the global search for a new drug to beat the malaria parasite's growing resistance to first-defense treatments. The deadly mosquito-borne malaria parasite
Scientists have demonstrated that axon regenerative capacity can be boosted with the right stimulants on neuronal activity through either an optogenetic or a chemogenetic approach.
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The measures included recapitalisation, performance-based incentives and professional appointments
The slippages into the NPA category were around Rs 20,000 cr in Q3
Feb 11 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve bought $6.582 billion of agency mortgage-backed securities in the week from Feb. 4 to Feb. 10, compared with $7.002 billion purchased the previous week, the New
BRUSSELS, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Talks with Greece on reforms are progressing and may be concluded in March if sufficient progress is achieved on pensions reform, fiscal issues and the setting up of a pri
NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. government owes nothing to a New York man, now in prison for aiding al Qaeda, who sought $7 million in damages for alleged medical malpractice that occurred after
NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, the co-founder and chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday that gold prices are likely to reach $1400 an ounce as investors lose
MILAN, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Italy's Banca Carige cut its full-year 2015 net loss by 92 percent to 44.6 million euros ($50 million), helped by sharply lower provisions against loan losses and one-off gai
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Unlike his future Hall of Fame father, Shareef O'Neal has one smooth jumper             
Widely considered the best all-around defenseman, Doughty has never won a Norris.             
Warriors will attempt to be the first team to sweep a 7-game road trip next week.             
Robert Kraft burned the Manning family so hard after this year's Super Bowl             
Bengals linebacker was punished as a repeat violator of player safety rules.             
Kingston (West Indies): West Indies is likely to send a second-string side to the World T20 as the top players failed to reach an agreement in their contract impasse with the West Indies Cri
England International Adam Johnson has been sacked by Premier League Sunderland after he pleaded guilty to sexual activity with a child, the club said on Thursday.
Guwahati: A rampaging India stamped their formidable superiority in women's hockey in the region as they steamrolled Sri Lanka 10-0 in the summit clash to clinch gold in the 12th South Asian Gam
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With the beginning of 2016 Jammers 4u has released several new models for the European market, such as CT-3060N 6 bands 130W Power and CT-3080N 8 bands 175W power and coverage up to 150m, , a
Jayakumar S Babu, CEO of the Company expressed his immense pleasure and said “The award brought recognition for their best IT initiatives enabling faster decisions and emplo
Summary:A northern Michigan-based vacation rental management company has launched a new responsive, completely re-designed website offering an improved user experience. Ho
"This Award is a source of great pride to our organization. It reveals to our commitment done in accomplishing huge and quantifiable returns with our benefits of the business"- Says Jayakumar
PR Exhibition has announced a huge 50 per cent discount on all their press release distribution packages. Summary:PR Exhibition announces 60 per cent discount site wide on all th

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Indradhanush a ray of hope but public sector banks need wider reforms

The measures included recapitalisation, performance-based incentives and professional appointments
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NPA provisioning drowns banks' profits

The slippages into the NPA category were around Rs 20,000 cr in Q3
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U.S. Fed buys $6.6 bln of mortgage bonds, sells none

Feb 11 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve bought $6.582 billion of agency mortgage-backed securities in the week from Feb. 4 to Feb. 10, compared with $7.002 billion purchased the previous week, the New
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UPDATE 1-EU's Moscovici confident Greek reform review to end in March

BRUSSELS, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Talks with Greece on reforms are progressing and may be concluded in March if sufficient progress is achieved on pensions reform, fiscal issues and the setting up of a pri
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Convicted al Qaeda supporter loses U.S. medical malpractice trial

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. government owes nothing to a New York man, now in prison for aiding al Qaeda, who sought $7 million in damages for alleged medical malpractice that occurred after
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UPDATE 2-DoubleLine's Gundlach: Gold to hit $1400 as investors lose faith in central banks

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, the co-founder and chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday that gold prices are likely to reach $1400 an ounce as investors lose
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Banca Carige cuts full-year net loss to 44.6 mln euros

MILAN, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Italy's Banca Carige cut its full-year 2015 net loss by 92 percent to 44.6 million euros ($50 million), helped by sharply lower provisions against loan losses and one-off gai
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Ex-Rabobank traders lose bid in U.S. to overturn Libor convictions

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Two former Rabobank traders on Thursday lost a bid to overturn their convictions arising from an international investigation into the manipulation of Libor, the leading gl
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UPDATE 3-France's Hollande reshuffles cabinet with eye on 2017 election

* Former PM Ayrault brought back as foreign minister (Adds Hollande, analyst)
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Northern Ireland's 'Game of Thrones' road painted by mistake [Photos]

"Game of Thrones" fans, don't fret: Cleaners are coming.
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In Transit: What Travelers Need to Know About Zika and Dengue

Essential information for areas like the Caribbean and Hawaii affected by Zika or dengue, from the use of mosquito repellent to refunds on airfare and hotels.
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The historic bank which hid the nation's gold during World War II is set to become a luxury hotel and spa (following a £50million investment)

Liverpool's historic Martins Bank is considered to be among the finest neo-classical buildings built in England and is set to be transformed into a 227-room luxury hotel and spa.
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Airbus files patent for seat with luggage compartment under cushion

Passengers would be able to store small bags or purses in the compartment, but it appears it would take away space under seats, preventing travellers from stretching their legs.
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How to prevent hotel bed bugs from infesting your home revealed

One tiny bug can easily become an infestation and travellers could end up taking hitchhiking bed bugs home with them - but it's easy to avoid the problem with just a few precautions.
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Gigalum Island with Paul McCartney as your closest neighbour could be yours

The 19-acre Gigalum Island - off the west coast of Scotland - has had its priced slashed by £100,000 to £450,000 - a bargain considering the privacy and stunning location.
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Koutalaki Ski Village will let holidaymakers ski off the ROOFTOPS

Koutalaki Ski Village in Levi, Finland, will feature ski slopes on the rooftops of its buildings. The unusual concept is the first of its kind in the world and part of it is already open to the publ
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Tortoise superyacht looks like a floating fortress

With a radical interior and a shell that looks like it has been fortified, the 115ft Tortoise luxury yacht will be cruising to hotspots such as Monaco when billionaires and A-listers return this spr
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Benidorm holidaymaker loses hearing in one ear and his JOB after catching infection

Niall Coulter spent £2,600 on a family holiday to Benidorm, and has claimed that a dip in a swimming pool on the Spanish break has cost him his hearing and his job.
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