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Russia's trade with the EU's eastern states fell by almost a third in 2015, as sanctions over Crimea and the economic impact of plummeting commodity prices further unravel the fraying links between Mo
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While a conservative-dominated U.S. Supreme Court had blocked implementation of the Clean Power Plan, market forces have still favored green energy and carbon reductions. But does that necessarily spe
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official news agency says the country has exported its crude shipment to Europe for the first time since it reached a landmark nuclear deal with world powers last mon
As it scurries to garner funds to ensure release of its jailed chief Subrata Roy, the embattled Sahara group has begun another mammoth exercise of taking back loads of investor documents it had given
Fears that the world's "finite" petroleum resource will prove inadequate reflect a misunderstanding of the estimates of resources, which are quite abundant.
A new study shows that a relatively high intake of dietary cholesterol, or eating one egg every day, are not associated with an elevated risk of incident coronary heart disease. Furthermore, no associ
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One in a series of reports on the clothes that had a moment at New York Fashion Week.NEW YORK -- Designer Alexander Wang’s clothes are not cheap. A wool coat is nearly $1,000. One of his leather backp
DEAR READERS: I have stepped away from my daily column for two weeks to finish writing my next book, which is due to be published next fall. I hope you'll enjoy these topical "best of" questions and a
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With the fat orange sun shimmering its way over Thompson’s Mountain, promising a June scorcher in Stuart, Va., Leia kicks impatiently at the bucket that milker David Wallace is trying to attach to her
After the release of Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium, mobile phone and gadget fanatics are already excitedly awaiting the release of Sony's upcoming flagship for 2016, its Xperia Z
The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 69 times in the past 24 hours, the military press center wrote on Facebook.
In the Sector “M” of the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, the illegal armed groups of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic carried out two assaults on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukra
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A cybersecurity book and glossary for newbies and small business owners.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s probably best to reconsider using Tinder – or any other dating apps – to fill the void.
Bail was set at $2 million Saturday for a Harvey man accused of severely burning the 1-year-old son of his live-in girlfriend while he bathed the child this week.Relatives for the injured boy, includi
A man was shot to death and two others were hurt in separate shootings early Sunday morning on the city's Northwest and South sides, police said. A 22-year-old man was found shot to death inside a car
A man ran over and killed his father and hurt two other people Saturday evening after a domestic-related incident in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. The incident happened
Four people were seriously injured when a car crashed into a pole early Sunday morning on the Northwest Side. The car struck a pole around 5:30 a.m. near the intersection of Pulaski Road and Barry Ave
In a few boisterous minutes, the Republican presidential race was crystallized around the question that has been asked for months: Can anyone stop Donald Trump, or will the New York billionaire bulldo
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“Eat your soup. It’s good food,” my grandmother said, both nourishing us and inspiring my dad’s tag line for Campbell’s soup.
The growing popularity of battery-powered cars could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but they are not entirely Earth friendly. Problems can creep in when these batteries are disposed of. Scienti
The extremely complex geological history of New Guinea has allowed many of its animals and plants the chance to grow different enough to make a name for themselves. In the case of two newly described
While researching the understudied fauna of the genus Epizoanthus in the Indo-Pacific Ocean, Japanese scientists focused on examining species living with eunicid worms, where they form a colony on the
The huge variability among the desert tortoise populations of Mexico has finally been given an explanation after casting doubts for several decades. The puzzle was solved by an international team of r
Scientists at University College London say physics behind perfect pancake may help treat glaucoma, an eye condition that leads to blindness.
For the peer-reviewed study, researchers at the UC Berkeley Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health analyzed pesticides and their breakdown products in the urine of low-income Latino c
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The Senate has about as much chance of voting on a new Supreme Court nominee this year as the sun does of rising in the West. But that doesn't mean said nominee won't eventually take the seat form
The death of U.S Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia could deal a major blow to a California lawsuit that had been widely expected to weaken the financial muscle of teachers unions across the cou
CRUISES Presentation Susan Hickman of Distant Lands Travel will discuss river cruise routes and experiences available in 2016. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., P
The City of Light touched down in the City of Angels on Wednesday night in the form of the Saint Laurent Los Angeles show, a runway presentation of the French luxury label's fall 2016 menswear col
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ZURICH, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Chairman Tom de Swaan expects consolidation in the insurance industry to pick up over the next few years, Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag reported.
ABU DHABI, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) on Sunday posted a 16.6 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit, and marginally increased its dividend for 2015.
Latest Sport
The West Indies stunned overwhelming favourites India to clinch their maiden ICC Under-19 World Cup title in a tense final on Sunday.
Danny Welbeck, making his first appearance of the season as a late substitute, headed a stoppage-time winner for Arsenal.
Pre-tournament favourite Charl Schwartzel took command of the Tswhane Open on Sunday as he looked to claim an eighth European Tour title on home soil.
Danny Welbeck scored a dramatic last-gasp winner on his first Arsenal appearance for 10 months to beat 10-man Leicester and blow the Barclays Premier League title race wide open.
Welcome to our live coverage of third and final Twenty20 International match of the India-Sri Lanka series being played in Visakhapatnam.
The former Bayern Munich and Real Madrid player believed that Indians have the body "movements" to succeed in football.
Hetmyer heaped praise on Keacy Carty, Keemo Paul for keeping their calm and taking the team home.
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