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Analysts who cover Nintendo for the biggest investment banks in the world are scratching their heads after the success of Pokemon GO.
The young people who propelled Barack Obama into office have lagged behind the economic recovery he’s shepherded - and that’s posing a challenge for Hillary Clinton.
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Russian army is not going to use Ukrainian S-300 air defence missile systems, which were left over after the peninsula was seized back in 2014.
The participants of an authorized Moscow rally protesting the war in Ukraine were attacked on Saturday by members of Russian radical nationalist organizations, the anti-war activists from the Solidari
PALO ALTO - A quarter-century ago, at the end of the Cold War, it seemed that only democracies promoted their values abroad.
WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The Democratic and Republican party conventions have starkly framed the core question facing voters in November: Is America broken?
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HBO hit series "Game of Thrones" will end after Season 8 in 2018, the network announced Saturday. Last year, "Game of Thrones" received a record 12 Emmy Awards for a series in a single year.
Responding to comments made by the father of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in Iraq, Donald Trump cited his own “sacrifices” during an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. In his remarks, th
They captured a three-minute video in which the purple orb, a few inches in diameter, comes sharply in the view.
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Netflix tweeted from its official Twitter support page saying the company is working to solve the issues.
A hot air balloon burst into flames over central Texas on Saturday after apparently striking power lines and plunged into a field, killing all 16 people aboard in one of the deadliest such accidents
More efficient solar cells will likely be based on a family of materials known as hybrid perovskites. Scientists identified how to control different properties and stability in these solar cell materi
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To create the next generation of solar panels, scientists must model how complex interactions occur. Modeling across different scales provides needed insights. In a review article, scientists assessed
BEIJING (Reuters) - China issued a "yellow alert" for Typhoon Nida, predicting it would hit the southern province of Guangdong on Tuesday, state-owned Xinhua news agency reported.
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) - A deadly wildfire near California's Big Sur coast raged mostly unchecked for a ninth day after gutting nearly 60 dwellings and forcing hundreds from homes and cam
Mini midbrains provide next generation platforms to investigate human brain biology, diseases and therapeutics, report scientists.
Stephen FellerEAST LANSING, Mich., July 30 (UPI) -- Exposure to drugs and alcohol during adolescence makes substance abuse more likely in adulthood, according to a study at Michigan State University.
What are communities doing to address the potential adverse effects of fracking? Not a lot, according to the results of a new study.
Researchers have found a way to convert carbon dioxide into a usable energy source. Produced by the burning of fossil fuels in power plants and car engines, carbon dioxide continues to accumulate in t
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SYDNEY, Australia - Canberra moved into the National Rugby League's top four with a 54-4 win over South Sydney on Sunday, the Raiders' fifth consecutive victory. The win, set up by New Zealand winger
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Submit plans for fund raising from market: Finance Ministry to PSU banks

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1 killed, 2 seriously injured when bus skids off Norway road

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Security suddenly boosted at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport

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TSA officers intercept a record-tying 74 guns in one week

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