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U.S. rate dips below 5 percent; workers get 2.5 percent pay hikes
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Mitchell’s passing coincides with the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 14 mission from Jan. 31-Feb. 9, 1971.
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Officials want lawmakers to help them bind holdout creditors to a restructuring plan that would cover $49 billion of debt that is backed by taxes.
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With all the concerns confronting Illinois' medical cannabis pilot program — not enough patients, not enough qualifying conditions, not enough time — a handful of Chicago-area employers want their wor
A boy was among two people who were wounded about the same time early Friday evening in separate shootings on the West and South sides. Both shootings happened about 5:26 p.m. in the city's Lawndale a
A judge has declared a hung jury in the trial of a former Illinois prosecutor and college-football captain charged with murder in the Valentine's Day 2006 death of his first wife. The Quincy Herald-Wh
Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people from two residential high-rises that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving stil
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Imagine waking up on Sunday morning, putting on your Samsung Gear VR headset, and being transported to the field of an NFL stadium right before kickoff. In fact, you're right behind the kicker as he
Penny Stocks Lab has created an interactive graph that highlights how much profit and revenue internet giants make per second. Four firms generate $2,000 a second and 50% belongs to Apple
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EDMONTON - Police are looking for five laptops that have been stolen from an Alberta Health Services office in Edmonton. Investigators say it appears one person took the computers during an apparent
Scientists found a genetic mutation determines who will suffer vibratory urticaria, an allergy to vibrations that is triggered by running, clapping hands and even a bumpy bus ride.
HRT may protect women against dementia, a new study claims. Women who take oestrogen supplements before the start of menopause had better preserved brain structure.
Claire Gaylor, 37, from Hertfordshire, had a normal pregnancy until 28 weeks when she started to get horrendous pains which felt like her 'womb was popping'.
Ross Edgley, 30, from Cheshire, completed the epic challenge, held at Silverstone's iconic racetrack, non-stop in 19 hours, 36 minutes and 43 seconds.
MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A refinery owned by Delta Air Lines is renewing a push to change a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy laid down as part of a national program that requires in
TAIPEI (Reuters) - A powerful quake struck southern Taiwan before dawn on Saturday near the city of Tainan, toppling a 17-story apartment building where more than 100 people are still feared trapped.
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NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Argentina offered a $6.5 billion cash payment to creditors who hold its defaulted bonds on Friday, seeking to end a festering legal battle that transformed the
TAIPEI, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co said some wafers made in Tainan have been damaged following Saturday's earthquake and that some customers may be affected.
* Taiwan president rushes to the scene (Adds damage at semiconductor plant in Tainan)
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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Wacey Hamilton had two goals and an assist and Richard Bachman made 40 saves as the Utica Comets downed the St. John's IceCaps 5-2 on Friday in American Hockey League action. Carte
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James Harrison, the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year, returned an interception 100 yards at the end the first half
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended the idea of children playing football Friday despite growing concern over concussions and head trauma.
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