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NEW YORK (AP) — As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world’s biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country’s two
ever, a pope will meet with a patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Vatican has announced
There's been much speculation in diplomatic circles that Vladi­mir Putin is ready to strike a deal ending the conflict he initiated in Ukraine, so as to free the stricken Russian economy from Western
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The data is from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), the joint industry body that compiles and publishes TV viewing data.
Harsh lets his board and management work fully independently, but during strategic calls, he effortlessly leads from the front.
Advertising and marketing executives said the move was linked to Aamir Khan’s comments in November about rising intolerance in the country, led to a storm of protest by supporters of the government a
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Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Gina Carano and Brianna Hildebrand star in a clip from "Deadpool."             
Ryan Reynolds stars as a masked antihero in "Deadpool."             
Give your children a happy and positive living space, where they can learn, play and nurture.
Men are logging onto the virtual world to buy personal care products more than women, a trend report has revealed.
Editor's Note: The following are remarks by Ukraine's Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly during the Ukrainian Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 5 in Washington, D.C.
Blood donors, both young and old, signed up for this year's Red Sunday blood drive in Dak Lak Province. Some have donated more than a dozen times. Thien Nga reports.
For the past 10 years, 6 February has been observed as International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Firstpost spoke to FGM victim Masooma Ranalvi about this horrific phenomenon a
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Scottish inventor Alexander Bain is awarded an Emmy for services to technology and engineering, nearly 140 years after his death.
The Jaybird X2 is a good example of wireless in-ear headphones, and is aimed at fitness enthusiasts who like music when they exercise.
February's first week is already over and there have been some heavy hitter releases in both the games and the apps category.
The Pentagon on Friday released nearly 200 photographs related to its investigation of alleged abuse of detainees held by the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. The photos, many of which are clos
Chobani, the Greek yogurt maker, reportedly rejected an offer by PepsiCo Inc. to take a major stake in the company Friday. Chobani was working with Goldman Sachs since last year to find a strategic p
The Desire 626 Dual SIM features a 5-inch HD display (720 x 1280p). It runs Android with HTC Sense.
Rescuers raced to find survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least seven people, sending
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When it comes to studying human genetic diversity, a group of scientists feel that the race concept has no place in human genetics.
TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least five people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic
The tarantula, named after the famous singer-songwriter Johnny Cash, is only one of fourteen spider species recently discovered in the southwestern United States. This new discovery nearly doubles the
Vice correspondent Isobel Yeung explores the future potential for parents to select the baby's genetic makeup on Friday night's season premiere of the HBO series.
Despite the severe health risks of the highly contagious disease, health officials say the public health threat isn’t high enough to justify the new MenB vaccine’s widespread use.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Authorities in Brazil said on Friday Zika has been detected in patients' saliva and urine, adding to the concern over the spread of the virus, while U.S. officials offered n
New Will Smith movie tackles head injuries in sport
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* Seven confirmed killed; dozens feared trapped (Updates death toll, adds comment from city official, detail)
* Five confirmed killed; dozens still feared trapped (Updates with comment from mayor, detail)
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is backing Sheikh Salman in the Bahraini royal’s bid to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president. Africa’s 54 members represent a larg
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Kaillie Humphries and the world's top bobsleigh athletes are competing on the stunning natural track in St. Moritz, Switzerland at this week's IBSF W
Watch live coverage of the FIL World Cup luge event in Sochi, Russia, starting with the doubles race Saturday at 2 a.m. ET.
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Boston's Avery Bradley drilled a three-pointer as time expired as the Celtics rallied to stun NBA Eastern Conference leaders Cleveland 104-103 on their home floor Friday
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