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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR), where a total volume of 167,989 contracts has been trade
I have a small addiction to fresh flowers. That is, I really need them in my home, or I suffer from a withdrawal that only real flowers can fix. As addictions go, it's not so bad. For under $10 a week
OTTAWA - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair has written a personal letter to supporters taking full responsibility for the dismal results of the October election campaign and saying he could have done better. Th
FREDERICTON - New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says the status quo is not an option as Atlantic Canada faces potentially crippling economic challenges. Still, he says a meeting today with his Atla
KENTVILLE, N.S. - An Annapolis Valley businessman has been sentenced to four years in jail after admitting to taking $8.5 million from the Royal Bank of Canada in what could be the largest fraud case
MANCHESTER, N.H. - Donald Trump's rallies had a working-class feel in New Hampshire — with more ball caps, checkered flannel and camouflage-themed gear than some of the more establishment crowds. Wor
OTTAWA - A new report shows that for every dollar the Conservative government budgeted for its marquee job-training program, it spent 53 cents advertising it in the first year. Newly released details
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The model ditched her dark blonde ombre to reveal a brand new look
The new trailer for the third 'Purge' movie is here, it's timely and it's scary.             
Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna and more will take the stage Feb. 15 for music's biggest night.             
Johnny Depp lampoons the real estate mogul turned politician in an amazing new 50-minute video from the geniuses over at Funny or Die! How they kept this a secret in 2016 is a total mystery consider t
Chastened by the recession, hungry for mid-century modern and unafraid to DIY, used furniture is in high demand.             
The Lakeshore Grill restaurant at Macy’s in the Westland Shopping Center has closed.             
Dutch jewelry company PANDORA plans to open 250 new stores globally this year as it draws in new and younger customers.
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Earlier this month Alphabet, the parent company of Google, granted Google CEO Sundar Pichai almost $200 million in stock options. That sum, generous by any measure, is greater than the $185 million G
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Marc Andreessen insists he does not support colonialism after posting a tweet which he later deleted.
Amazon has banned the use of its new game software from 'life-critical' or 'safety-critical' systems, unless the world is facing oblivion from a virus which causes 'human corpses to reanimate' and e
The many apes were photographed predominantly at zoos across Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany and the Netherlands.
Researchers from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver studied the link between a belief in wrathful gods (the goddess Kali is shown) and attitudes to strangers.
Biologists at Massey University in New Zealand studied the rigid parenting style of eastern rockhopper penguins (pictured) in New Zealand is leaving them vulnerable to food shortages.
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Dozens of studies have documented the addictive nature of the Internet. And access to the Internet has only intensified with the popularity of smartphones
(Reuters) - Entergy Corp said on Wednesday it found elevated levels of tritium, a weak radioactive isotope of hydrogen, in groundwater samples at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York state
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. environment regulator's biofuels policy, the latest industry b
(Reuters) - Compounding pharmacy Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it plans to make a cheaper alternative to Retrophin Inc's kidney stone drug, Thiola.
(Reuters Health) - Young women who were diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood are more likely to be obese than peers without an ADHD diagnosis, according to a U.S
(Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday told a Congressional hearing that he expects Puerto Rico to be hard hit by the Zika virus outbreak.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said on Wednesday that no cases of the Zika virus had been passed by mosquitoes to people in the continental United State
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After two contests among nearly all-white electorates, the Democratic presidential contest now will shift rapidly to more racially diverse terrain, and the candidates moved quickly Wednesday to em
More from Trail Guide Feb. 9 New Hampshire primary results: Trump and Sanders win easily, Kasich places 2nd, Rubio admits debate hurt him Feb. 8 Candidates make final appeals as New Hampshire prim
The Los Angeles city attorney’s office is trying to ban a group of massage parlor owners from operating within the city, accusing them of running fronts for prostitution in Eagle Rock and other ar
U.S. officials see Thursday’s attempt to renew negotiations on Syria as a make-or-break moment that could lead to a cease-fire or to a disastrously downward spiral in an already brutal war. World
A man opened fire inside a crowded shopping center restaurant during lunchtime Wednesday and wounded a sheriff's deputy, then exchanged gunfire with another deputy outside, injuring him as well. T
A body found floating in the waters off Newport Pier was identified Wednesday as a missing Cal State Fullerton student, authorities said. The body of Praveen Galla was found 1,000 feet from the pi
A proposal by the state’s farm labor watchdog to gain access to fields so it can educate workers about their rights is running into strong opposition from growers, even before it has been written
Latest Sport
Improvement evident since home blowout loss to Iowa             
Despite increased player safety and technological advances in equipment, hockey players are going to lose teeth.             
Despite all the changes in personnel, the Tigers structure remains the same as their recent playoff teams             
Valentine had a big game in loss to Purdue, but fellow guard shot only 3-for-11 from floor             
Today is the day the Detroit Pistons celebrate Chauncey Billups by retiring his jersey at the Palace of Auburn Hills.             
‘Yes, D-Boss is going around here in the locker room,’ captain Henrik Zetterberg said.             
Liverpool’s American owners have backed down on plans to increase ticket prices significantly following a mass walkout protest at their Anfield stadium on Saturday. Around 10,000 fans headed fo
If Steve Kerr had come back from his health hiatus 10 days later, Walton was West's coach             
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