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As technology continues to offer new ways for sports fans to connect with the games they love, the NFL is exploring how virtual reality and data tracking can improve both the viewing experience of the
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MANILA, Philippines – Davao is banking on three key tourism programs this year aimed at establishing the region as premier tourist destination in the Philipp
MANILA, Philippines – The Turf Company, the leading supplier of equipment to the most exclusive golf clubs and landscaping companies in the Philippines, has
MANILA, Philippines – Noel Toti M. Cari?o and Charlie A. V. Gorayeb will lead the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders’ Associations Inc.
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Swirl, sniff, sip, spit, score. Repeat 129 more times.That was the routine over three days recently for 15 wine professionals judging the final round of this year’s Virginia Governor’s Cup wine compet
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The Northwest Fly Fishing Show is Feb. 13-14  at the Lynnwood Convention Center, and features a wide range of events with featured fly-tying experts, destination seminars, casting demonstrations, exh
Advice columnist Carolyn Hax: “Maybe his doubts ended things, but on your way out you slammed the door on his hand.”
Allow me to introduce my first food love, the thing I will put on, figuratively speaking, everything: Longhorn Bar-B-Q Sauce, from my home state of Washington.This condiment is not housed in a fancy g
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A key member of Pope Francis’ advisory commission on protecting children from sexual abuse has taken a leave of absence, dealing a blow to the credibility of the panel itself.
Tech hub gets ready to host NFL championship game.             
Marilyn MalaraWASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- New evidence suggests Earth is the product of a massive collision that caused two planets to evenly combine into one.
Fans of reptiles and exotic animals in the Halifax area have an opportunity this weekend to get up close and personal with an assortment from the ani
Saint Mary's University astronomer Luigi Gallo leads the Canadian portion of the space telescope being launched in Japan next week.
The D.I.Y. movement — to get students creating, be it for fun, for art or for entrepreneurship — is booming. There’s even a MOOC on how to teach tinkering.
A man died and at least five other people, including two boys, have been wounded since Friday evening in separate shootings on the West, South and Southwest sides. A 21-year-old man died after he was
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On a late September evening in 2013, Steve Van Vlaenderen was ready to pack it in. With suitcase in hand, the only thing that stopped him from walking out into the unknown was his partner, Darlene Hi
In February, most gyms are brimming with all types of people working out. Many have been there for eons, while others have just started their fitness plan for the new year. Male and female, young and
We associate refineries with crude oil and a dense tangle of technical fittings. They may, however, change in the future -- if crude oil is replaced by lignin, a product currently treated as industria
A new method for conducting in-depth research on malignant tumors in patients has been developed. This work has led to the discovery of new complexities underlying cancer biology and overturning a nea
Children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists when treating patients, a
A new study indicates that mothers who frequently sleep, or bed-share, with their infants consistently breastfeed for longer than mothers who do not bed-share. Also, pregnant women who expressed a str
TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least 12 people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with some people still known to be m
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Families keen to start eating a healthier diet in 2016 will be able to do so for less in the coming months.
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Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri refused to accept his team were now title favourites after their sensational 3-1 win at Manchester City.
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New head coach Guy Noves was spared an early embarrassment as France came from eight points behind to beat Italy 23-21 in the opening match of the RBS 6 Nations.
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Thousands of Liverpool fans voted with their feet in protest at ticket prices as Anfield witnessed its first walkout in its 132-year history.
THE Philippine College of Technology (PCT)-Kings and CBNHS FC-Perm demolished their respective rivals as the 5th Davao FA U17 Girls League resumed yesterday at the Faith International Academy (FIA) fi
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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
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