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The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price index released today shows the region's housing prices up 67% from April 2011.             
A good monsoon season across India is crucial to the economy and there are hopes rural farmers will see their incomes lifted this year.
Sharon Hensley disappeared in 1973, and its believed Mississippi native Felix Vail, a suspected serial killer, took her life.              
Philippine Supreme Court Justice Antonio Caprio says there are even more legal remedies Manila can use to assert its rights over competing South China Sea claims with Beijing. However, its unlikely th
The top executive of the Alon resort project on the Strip says the company has further slowed its development pace and that Australian billionaire James Packer’s sale of Crown Gaming shares won’t
MANILA, Philippines – Share prices declined yesterday as the market digested US Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen’s speech last Friday, saying that the c
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's opposition leader on Wednesday moved a motion for a sweeping public inquiry into the banking system following a series of allegations of misconduct including financial p
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Threesomes can save a marriage, according to a free mobile dating app that’s encouraging lovers to spice up their sex lives.
Gisele Bündchen and Adriana Lima top the Forbes list of the highest-paid models.             
Cops searched Brown's house after he allegedly pointed a gun at woman inside.             
Indigo Night: Couture Soiree raised funds and awareness for the Martinez-Arpin Foundation with help from designers Roberto Cavalli, Cesar Galindo, JulieBeth, and Grazia Fortuna Ward. 
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Bug Hall and Robert Aramayo detail their roles on Discovery's new six-hour, three-night miniseries 'Harley and the Davidsons'.             
Social media stars made the top five.             
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Girls in Britain are becoming more unhappy, says the Children's Society annual report.
The corporation and the United States have only themselves to blame for a record tax penalty in Europe.
African forest elephants have an extremely slow birth rate, putting them under greater pressure from poaching, a study suggests.
A "smart energy" revolution could help ensure that the UK does not suffer blackouts, according to National Grid's new UK chief.
Mostly because humanity's a species of power-tripping space hogs. The post Conservation Has a Big Problem With Charismatic Carnivores appeared first on WIRED.
It all comes down to some basic principles of electromagnetism—and some unfortunately placed permafrost. The post How Lightning Can Kill 300 Reindeer With One Strike appeared first on WIRED.
A new leak is suggesting that Apple is not just releasing four color variants for the upcoming iPhone 7, but five color options with the addition of a new new color, glossy black. The leak comes with
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's rare forest elephants which play a key role in replenishing the central African rainforests will need almost a century to recover from an onslaught by ivory poachers
New figures, released by Diabetes UK and based on data from Public Health England, show that the number of amputations arising from diabetes-related complications is now 7,370 a year.
Dr Alexios Samentzas, a cardiologist from the Elpis Hospital, Athens, found men with erectile dysfunction's condition improved by 43 per cent when given statins.
(Reuters) - University of Michigan researchers on Tuesday said their own experiments undermine recent allegations of security flaws in St. Jude Medical Inc's pacemakers and other implantable medical d
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Endesa Chile, the country's largest power generator, said on Tuesday it is rescinding the water rights to several hydroelectric projects and will take a $52 million writedown this
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S forecasters warned residents of Hawaii's Big Island on Tuesday of an encroaching hurricane expected to bring strong winds and heavy rains, while Floridians were told to pre
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A fast-growing brush fire prompted the evacuation of roughly 700 people on Tuesday from a mobile home park and nearby community in Southern California's Riverside County, state
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SAO PAULO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Brazilian bank workers will discuss this week whether to go on strike for an indefinite period after rejecting a pay proposal for the upcoming year.
* July gain largely due to temporary factors -finmin official
SYDNEY, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Australia's opposition leader on Wednesday moved a motion for a sweeping public inquiry into the banking system following a series of allegations of misconduct including fin
Home and car insurance firms are secretly drawing up plans to collect details about your hobbies, habits at home and even the length of your driveway to decide how much you pay for cover.
The industry has been rocked by a slump in world trade and the slowest pace of economic growth in China for 25 years.
This is an ill-conceived deal conducted with undue haste, which places huge trust in the hands of the new owners, the indebted Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank.
Now those thought to be on the radar of predatory firms include IQE, Telit, Accesso, Imagination Technologies and Micro Focus.
Latest Sport
Osweiler began a crash course in the system of coach Bill O'Brien and offensive coordinator George Godsey immediately after signing his four-year, $72 million contract in March.
After spending last season on injured reserve when he sprained his shoulder in the preseason finale against the Dallas Cowboys, Savage will start against them again Thursday night at AT&T Stad
And the Texans built their defense with that recurring thought in mind. Especially as they prepare for a demanding schedule that includes veteran quarterbacks like the Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rod
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Top seed Go Soeda of Japan spent just 66 minutes to beat Cem Ilkel of Turkey 6-2 6-1 in the rain interrupted US$50,000 Wind Energy Holding Bangkok Challenger 4 at the Rama Gardens Hotel yesterday.
Bridgewater, in his third year in the league, was expected to take some major steps forward this season.
The proposals include prohibiting antidoping employees from having an overlapping leadership role in international sports and increased funding for the World Anti-Doping Agency.
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I speak for the people as a working person that knows the struggles of what a person goes through in this country to just make ends meat. Summary:Tiger Trainer Joseph Maldon
Leadsbyseo has launched top professional SEO reseller services. The top SEO reseller in Noida, in a corporate press statement has declared that it has introduced an elite pa
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Brazil bank unions to discuss strike as pay proposal rejected

SAO PAULO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Brazilian bank workers will discuss this week whether to go on strike for an indefinite period after rejecting a pay proposal for the upcoming year.
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UPDATE 1-S.Korea July factory output rebounds, beats forecasts

* July gain largely due to temporary factors -finmin official
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UPDATE 1-Australia's opposition moves motion for Royal Commission into banks

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In Transit: How to Stay Safe at the Airport

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Baby born on Cebu Pacific flight given one million air points [Photos]

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The new downtown: Lower Manhattan reborn 15 years after 9/11

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