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REGINA - A multinational petroleum and mining company has invested $20 million to help establish a Saskatchewan-based centre to study carbon capture. Dean Dalla Valle of BHP Billiton says the researc
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of "The Hunger Games" and investors fled as h
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stocks that moved substantially Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE USG Corp., up $1.93 to $21.04 The maker of building materials, which has bee
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley gave a behind-the-scenes look into how state and local health departments are conducting tests             
Anyone who has watched the Simpsons knows of Mr. Burns, the evil head of the Springfield Nuclear Power plant.  If you listen to the media, one would think that Martin Shkreli, the co-founder of t
The President of the University of Louisville announced a one-year NCAA tournament ban for its basketball team. The ban flows from the institution’s own internal investigation of allegation
Super Bowl prop betting is big business for Las Vegas sports books and has become a ritual for Super Bowl spectators around the world. These bets that have nothing to do with the outcome of the game,
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Parole violation results in hip-hop star not being allowed to work for three months.             
Bee's sunny sarcasm infuses a weekly series with her favorite 'Daily' elements.             
The secret project is still untitled.             
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Shares of LinkedIn Corp. plummeted Friday to their lowest level in more than three years, a day after the professional social-networking company reported significantly lower revenue projections fo
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials will soon decide whether to amend the South American nation's rigid procedures for sharing Zika samples, the Cabinet chief's spokeswoman said Friday, as offi
Twitter Inc. said it had suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for "threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS."
Google's Go-playing program AlphaGo will take on world champion Lee Sedol in a series of games in Korea next month with a $1 million prize for the winner.
The speaker can now feed you, take you places and serenade you.
If you're looking to buy a certain gadget, February might be the best month to do so.             
Troubled smartphone and software maker Blackberry is hit with layoffs.             
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CHARLOTTETOWN - A Charlottetown walk-in clinic is taking part in an innovative pilot project that could dramatically shorten the time Canadians spend in doctors' waiting rooms. The clinic is testing
Four newly discovered species living near deep-sea cold seeps, hydrothermal vents, and whale carcasses off the coasts of California and Mexico are described in a new article. The new discoveries have
By chance, scientists have discovered a malaria parasite that infects white-tailed deer. It's the first-ever malaria parasite known to live in a deer species and the only native malaria parasite found
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As global health chiefs try to bring a Zika virus epidemic under control, aspiring Olympic athletes are weighing their lust for gold against health fears surrounding the mo
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday revised its guidelines for pregnant women to include a recommendation that even those without symptoms of the Zika virus shoul
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has denied the expanded use of Vertex Pharmaceutical Inc's bestseller, Kalydeco, in certain cystic fibrosis patients, the company said on Friday.
(Reuters Health) - Even though a wide range of social and economic factors may influence whether teens get involved with weapons, two things appear to increase the odds for white, black and Hispanic y
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BOSTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Global hedge funds on average fell 1.72 percent in January, marking their worst start to the year since the financial crisis in 2008 even though they lost less money than the
LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - British insurance firm Rothesay Life is in exclusive talks to buy the 9 billion pound ($13 billion) UK annuity book of Dutch insurer Aegon, a source familiar with the matter
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Athanasiou had eight goals and eight assists for 16 points in 26 games for the Griffins.             
He drove a truck filled with cases of bottled water from North Carolina to Flint Thursday night, according to Sports Illustrated.             
After an awkward interview last July, the Michigan coach and radio show were "connecting" on Friday, Harbaugh said.             
The Lions president has spoken to receiver and his agent multiple times since the season ended.             
Multiple teams have contacted the Clippers about acquiring Blake Griffin in the wake of his having punched a team assistant equipment manager, said a person close to the situation not authorized t
The Antonio Nocerino saga continued this week with a Washington Post report indicating D.C. United was preparing to file tampering charges against Orlando City. D.C. had not yet filed charges against
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