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A state Senate panel Wednesday approved four bills aimed at accelerating autonomous vehicle projects in Michigan.             
(Reuters) - SolarCity Corp said on Wednesday it was disappointed with a decision by Nevada regulators to exclude the company from a proceeding to decide how existing customers would be compensated fo
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Multinational companies can expect the European Commission to press on with a crack down on sweetheart tax deals after handing Apple a breathtaking demand for 13 billion euros, of
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks ended lower on Wall Street on Wednesday, closing out the first negative month for the S&P 500 since February, as energy shares tracked oil prices lower.
Mama B's Giant Subs could soon be another relic of Central Florida sandwich history, as another local deli says goodbye. Mama B's owner Harriet Adamik has put her Orlando sub shops up for sale and pla
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LONDON (Reuters) - London's Somerset House is hosting the European premiere of "Bjork Digital," an immersive exhibition of digital and video works produced by the famous Icelandic singer and a team...
For a simple dinner recipe, give these swordfish skewers a try. Thread generous cubes of swordfish with tomatoes and colorful vegetables, then grill over a hot fire for a few minutes until the veg
Elliott Wright and Sadie Stuart looked happy as ever on their romantic beach walk[Goff Photos] And the two still seemed to be in the honeymoon phase of their relationship as they enjoyed a romantic
For years, China has walked a fine line on Syria. It supported diplomatic efforts to end the conflict but refused to be drawn into the complex conflagration that threatens to consume the Middle East.
The National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) has approved the full-scale launch of the e-declaration system from September 1, 2016.
Adapted to help the visually and hearing impaired learn and enjoy, Siriraj Bimuksthan Museum draws lots of young visitors
'The Silent Prince' earns standing ovations in Prague and deep in Wagner territory
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Brooks HaysHOBART, Australia, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- New genomic analysis suggests the Tasmanian devil is developing a genetic resistance to the devil facial tumor disease.
In the quest to decode what is happening while we’re sleeping, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge are hoping to turn the way we think about the matter upside down.
Drake and Rihanna were spotted hanging out in Miami on Tuesday after it was reported they’re officially dating. According to E! News, the “FourFiveSeconds” singer spent time with the rapper while he
Twenty one years after her death, the Queen of Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla, has a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hollywood. The figure was revealed on Tuesday with Selena’s family on hand to intr
Emmett Till, a black teenager who was lynched in the 1950s for flirting with a white woman, is still inspiring action 61 years later. Congress is weighing reauthorizing the Emmett Till Unsolved Crime
By the end of Wednesday afternoon, the term “tomorrow is September” was a top-trending Twitter topic. While most people were lamenting the impending end of summer, others were celebrating the forthco
The new generation of Samsung smart watches will be unveiled in Berlin at IFA 2016 today. The Samsung Gear S3 is a larger model than its predecessor, the Gear S2, with a 1.3-inch display with a 360 x
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An investigation has been launched into Bruce Campbell's death at Wythenshawe Hospital. He was used as an unnamed case study in a journal - his family say this breached confidentiality.
WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Unlike acne cysts, true cysts like this are treated by doctors and should never be handled at home. They require a lengthy operation with anesthetic and stitches.
Stephen FellerMANCHESTER, England, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A review of medical data reveals links between violent behavior in children and the psychological disorders of their parents, researchers in Europe
HealthDay News Intensive care patients have a significant loss of helpful gut bacteria within days of entering the hospital, a new study finds.
Stephen FellerSILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The FDA is issuing strong new warnings against the combination of opioid painkillers and benzodiazepines because of the risk for coma and death.
Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay News Weight-loss surgery helps people drop a significant amount of weight, and a new study confirms much of the weight appears to stay off for at least 10 years.
HealthDay News Researchers say they've found an easy way to spur stem cells to build bone in mice -- a discovery that could lead to new treatments for bone disease.
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Qazvin, Aug 31, IRNA – Vice President and Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced that the operations to construct two new nuclear power plant in Bushehr in Southern Iran will sta
Making small lifestyle changes and adopting clever cost-cutting strategies can net you a solid chunk of extra cash every month. Try these 10 ways to cut costs in your 20s.
Want to buy a home for less? Choose the one in the great location that needs some work, right? Maybe not, says a new analysis from home design site Zillow Digs. You might not save as much as you think
Aug 31 (Reuters) - Alere Inc alleges Abbott Laboratories is trying to stymie its planned $5.8 billion takeover of the diagnostics company by purposefully delaying key submissions to anti-trust regulat
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday appointed a seven-member board to oversee a financial restructuring for Puerto Rico, a majority Republican panel that some m
* Says Rajinder P. Singh to become president and CEO effective January 1, 2017
* Citizens community bancorp, inc. Announces 10% common stock repurchase program
Latest Sport
Jon Wilner's top Heisman Trophy contenders.
Antioch, Clayton Valley, St. Francis climb after season-opening victories
A 1990s style apparently being brought back by the Patriots quarterback and Bay Area native.
After having players finish second in the Heisman Trophy voting four times in seven years, Stanford will take a different approach with Christian McCaffrey in 2016.
Antioch running back Najee Harris and his teammates will travel to Milpitas on Friday night to face an opponent that could not stop Harris last season.
Tommie Smith and Harry Edwards join John Carlos in supporting the 49ers quarterback amid national anthem controversy.
Oakland A's held two-run lead in the eighth inning, but let it slip away by allowing three runs after two were out.
Plenty of shifts have happened since the end of the 2015 college football season.             
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"I want people to enjoy the book as much as I enjoyed writing it," Summary:Russell Little's debut novel, Murder for Me, launched July 9, 2016, is FREE Kindle download on Lab
"This is very exciting for me," Martine says. "It's a good way for me to introduce more readers to my work." Summary:YA Reads Book Review Blog Tour features Martine Lewis's debut
It is just not fair that in this country an Independent cannot debate a Republican or Democrat and why does the news media not care about other choices? Summary:Joseph Maldo
Summary:Family & Friends of convicted University of Virginia Varsity lacrosse player George W. Huguely have created a website: www.truthforgeorge.com. The site presents a plethora o
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 25, 2016) - StreamNet Inc. has added The Legends of Classic Soul Live Concerts to StreamNet’s, Motown Sound Concert Channel lineup. We are
"We live and work in a digital world," says Jay Gubert, Vice-President of VirtualTone. "Many companies run their business from mobile devices. Social networks, cloud-based applications,
I speak for the people as a working person that knows the struggles of what a person goes through in this country to just make ends meat. Summary:Tiger Trainer Joseph Maldon
Leadsbyseo has launched top professional SEO reseller services. The top SEO reseller in Noida, in a corporate press statement has declared that it has introduced an elite pa
Grade & Auction Your Cards & Collectibles with Small Traditions & Don't Spend a Single Penny Out-of-Pocket Summary:Denver-Based Auction Firm Presents 100 High-End Lots In It
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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AEOI chief: Construction of 2 nuclear power plants to start in Sept

Qazvin, Aug 31, IRNA – Vice President and Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced that the operations to construct two new nuclear power plant in Bushehr in Southern Iran will sta
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10 Ways To Spend Less In Your 20s

Making small lifestyle changes and adopting clever cost-cutting strategies can net you a solid chunk of extra cash every month. Try these 10 ways to cut costs in your 20s.
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That Fixer-Upper Might Not Be The Deal You Think It Is

Want to buy a home for less? Choose the one in the great location that needs some work, right? Maybe not, says a new analysis from home design site Zillow Digs. You might not save as much as you think
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CORRECTED-Alere lawsuit accuses Abbott of 'buyer's remorse' in proposed merger

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Alere Inc alleges Abbott Laboratories is trying to stymie its planned $5.8 billion takeover of the diagnostics company by purposefully delaying key submissions to anti-trust regulat
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UPDATE 2-Puerto Rico oversight board appointed

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday appointed a seven-member board to oversee a financial restructuring for Puerto Rico, a majority Republican panel that some m
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BRIEF-BankUnited to appoint Rajinder Singh as CEO

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BRIEF-Citizens Community Bancorp announces repurchase program

* Citizens community bancorp, inc. Announces 10% common stock repurchase program
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Hedge fund Barington hires Moss from Optima to head marketing

BOSTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Barington Capital has hired a new executive to spearhead marketing and investor relations at a time when the fund is putting up strong numbers but as inv
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UPDATE 2-Canada applies to join China-backed AIIB, latest U.S. ally to apply

BEIJING, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Canada will apply to join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, or AIIB, Canadian and bank officials said on Wednesday, making it the latest ally of the Un
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Cosmopolitan Las Vegas to add 21 (that lucky number) tower penthouse suites

Can the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas get any cooler? Apparently so. The hotel-casino plans to add 21 penthouses to its Boulevard Tower that promise big skyline views, big spaces to stay (2,000 to

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How a deadly 1986 California midair collision ultimately made air travel safer for all

The crash '“ which 30 years ago today killed 82 people in the air and in the neighborhood where both planes went into the ground '“ would become a pivotal moment in aviation safety history
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Hurricane weakens as it nears Hawaii’s Big Island

The National Weather Service said Hurricane Madeline had weakened but remained on track to hit Hawaii's Big Island early Thursday. Officials urged residents to take steps to protect themselves and th
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Velvet Sessions: Smash Mouth set for hotel concert

Hey, now, Smash Mouth will be the featured act at the September edition of Velvet Sessions, the monthly concert/cocktail party in the lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando.

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What to know about travelling with your phone and roaming charges

For years, Canadians with smartphones or similar devices ran into huge problems when visiting the U.S. or other countries. Stories about enormous cellular phone or data bills were common.
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Dubai opens massive Marvel-branded indoor theme park [Photos]

As summer temperatures soared outside, the world's largest indoor theme park, featuring popular Marvel and Cartoon Network-branded rides, opened its doors.
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Indian-Americans, 'Horsetown USA' clash over building plans

NORCO, Calif. - The Southern California city of Norco markets itself as "Horsetown USA," and it's not unusual for cowboy hat-wearing residents to head out for lunch or run errands on horseback in its
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FAA threatens legal action against Santa Monica over airport

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The Federal Aviation Administration has threatened legal action against Santa Monica over the city's ongoing effort to reduce flight operations at the city's airport, force out
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Anti-wrinkle device forces plane evacuation in New Mexico [Photos]

Authorities say a vibrating device that claims to fights wrinkles as it rolls over a person's face has forced a Southwest Airlines flight to evacuate in New Mexico.
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