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Two of China's largest state-owned oil companies, PetroChina and Cnooc, reported dismal earnings this week, the worst in decades as low oil prices continue to eat away at the global oil industry.
Orlando Health and Florida Hospital will not bill survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre for out-of-pocket medical expenses, officials announced Wednesday. Instead, the hospitals will write off an
With new online lending and savings businesses, Goldman Sachs is hoping that millions of ordinary people will be a new source of riches.
Jacob Alexander, former chief executive of Comverse Technology, vanished in 2006 while being investigated for backdating stock options.
Tributes to the dead silverback gorilla from the Cincinnati Zoo have been made into art, song and endless jokes. But they have also been used to harm others.
Mylan’s price increases for the allergy treatment device highlight a common tactic in the industry: raising prices just before a generic competitor reaches the market.
The following are Tweets from The Clarion-Ledger staff as they covered Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Wednesday in Jackson (mobile users click here):           
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Reservations for the shoes opened Wednesday.             
State Fish and Wildlife has temporarily stopped sales of fishing and hunting licenses after their outside vendor license sales system could’ve been hacked in several states. A state Fish and Wildlife
It might be a fast-fashion world at retail, but slow had its moment on Tuesday as David and Christina Arquette hosted a dinner to celebrate Kirsten Dickerson and her Austin, Texas, based eco-consc
But will they find someone better to play Spears than her own sister and niece?             
Ryan Lochte is going on Dancing with the Stars, locking down a deal in the works before his Olympic saga, a person familiar with the deal confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday.     &#
Often called “the divorce diet,” which most recently got a shout-out by the country singer Blake Shelton, the so-called regimen is really nothing more than stress, rage, sadness and (for some) a need
Thursday marks the National Park Service centennial, and admission is free as park plans special activities.
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More than half of this year's university applicants picked their A-level choices without considering their future prospects.
Google is boosting the signal on Wi-Fi Assistant, a special Nexus phone feature that allows you to join free Wi-Fi hotspots instantly.Once exclusive to Project Fi users in the US with either a Nexus
Update: Serial leaker Evan Blass, who has an excellent track record, tweeted out a single high-res image of the purported LG V20 on Wednesday.The image shows the front of the device only, and notably
Three sites that let customers pick up purchased goods may be in the works, planning documents suggest.             
The world's first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday
Meet Octobot. The tiny octopus-inspired bot designed at Harvard University mimics the real life creature to get through cracks and tight places, making it ideal as a rescue robot.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., may have lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, but he's not giving up the fight. Sanders is scheduled to kick off Our Revolution, a nonprofit aim
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INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Thunderstorms and tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in Kokomo and cutting power to thousands of Indianapol
Rotavirus infections have fallen by 84% in England since a vaccine has been offered to young babies, figures from Public Health England suggest.
The Food Standards Agency is warning people not to eat burgers that are pink in the middle, to avoid the risk of food poisoning at barbeques this summer.
Conrad Mallett, Detroit Medical Center's chief administration officer, admits surgical equipment has needed to be re-cleaned on occasion, but says the main problem has been a failure to recruit high-q
The family of Kalaya Hull-Mason was stunned to learn that her open-heart surgery was interrupted when blood from a previous patient was found in an instrument.           &nb
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Campaign 2016 updates: Trump calls out celebrities backing Clinton for not being 'very hot anymore' Aug. 24, 2016, 7:03 p.m. Trump said Clinton's supporters are mostly Hollywood celebrities on the
Pale blue dot, meet pale red dot. Astronomers have spent decades scouring the skies looking for Earth-sized planets around distant stars. And now they’ve found one, sitting smack in the habitable
The Fed is trying to find its footing in an era whose challenge is not the strength of inflation, but the weakness of economic growth.
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Thunderstorms and tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in Kokomo and cutting power to thousands of In
MELBOURNE, Aug 25 (Reuters) - London copper hung near a two-month low on Thursday on evidence of mounting supply, while nickel also weakened after lower shipments to China.
TAIPEI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Taiwan's overnight interbank rate opened lower at 0.175 percent on Thursday, from its previous session open of 0.178 percent.
This is the final year of a five-year contract giving Time Warner Cable the rights to televise City Section sporting events. And the City Section isn't too happy the way things are going. Time War
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TORONTO — Tyler Seguin says he’s ready to “rock and roll.”
As many golf balls as Brooke Henderson has hit in her young life, the 18-year-old figures she may have hit more dandelions.
Hill injured his right arm while throwing from outfield earlier this month; Tigers say 'all went well' with operation             
College football analyst is encouraged by the Wolverines' progress, but trips to Iowa, MSU and OSU will be too difficult             
Jordan Zimmermann (neck) will start Friday for Triple-A Toledo; Mike Pelfrey (back) throws a simulated game             
Michigan cornerback Channing Stribling talks about Brandon Watson's versatility and the secondary during media availability on Wednesday. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP          
Michigan cornerback Jourdan Lewis talks about helping defend the run on Wednesday. Video by Mark snyder             
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LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 17, 2016) -  StreamNet Inc. signs agreement to acquire master tapes to 44 Movie and Film Companies. The deal is expected to close in the next 60
"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
August 10, 2016 (DENVER, Colorado) – State-of-the-art dredging equipment is putting Denver-based Shell Dredging at the forefront of the global toxic mercury re
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Trump, who predicts he will be called 'Mr. Brexit,' campaigns with the man who led Brexit

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There's an Earth-like planet in our galactic neighborhood - and it may have conditions for life

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California could decriminalize prostitution if Gov. Jerry Brown signs these two bills

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State hopes '22' highway sign won't be as coveted as M-22

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Planet Hollywood adjusts plans for Disney-area resort

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Historic train station in Quebec capital celebrates its centennial

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Washington Monument could close for up to 9 months

WASHINGTON - The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says the Washington Monument elevator needs a major renovation that will likely require the monument to be closed for up to nine months. T
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GoHawaii mobile app details secret places, safety tips and island emojis

What should you do if you encounter a giant sea turtle while swimming or snorkeling in Hawaii? Want to find a secret spot for great kayaking and outrigger canoeing?

The newly released Go

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The public got a sneak peek of Banff National Park’s newest tourist attraction this past weekend as the second and third floors of the Banff Gondola's upper terminal finally opened.
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Free pass at Muir Woods as National Park Service celebrates 100 years

The National Park Service turns 100 on Thursday and it wants everyone to see the Muir Woods National Monument for free through Sunday.
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