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Proposed legislation that would prevent local governments from regulating terms of private-sector employment will no longer tackle minimum wage. Rep. Jason C. Harper, R-Rio Rancho, said Monday the Hou
Former Flora officer and one time chief James Alderman pleaded guilty to sex crimes              
NEW YORK (Reuters/IFR) - U.S. bank stocks and bonds took a pounding on Monday as recession fears compounded concern about their exposure to the energy sector and expectations that global interest rate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday it is expanding a defect investigation of 856,000 Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars because the vehicles may roll a
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks dropped on Monday as concern over global growth hit banks and other economically sensitive shares, although a late rally in energy shares left the market well above its lows of
The money would be used to expand programs that control mosquitoes and for research into vaccines, as well as for new public education programs, particularly for pregnant women, the president said.
Mr. Aiken fought for copyrights and royalties in the early days of the digital age, defending the principle that creators should be rewarded for their work..
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When Dany Sanz refers to herself as a makeup artist, she means it literally: she creates art with makeup. The Parisian graduated from her home city’s Ecole Des Beaux Arts, France’s most pr
This week's parent trap: My 11-year-old son hates homework. He resists at all cost, but is getting C’s despite being a really bright kid. When I can get him to sit down, he’s unproductive
Since the documentary Wasted aired on CBC’s Nature of Things, I’ve lost track of the number of desperate requests I’ve received for more information, especially about the medications
Fashion and Haida art are being fused in an unique way thanks to a new collaboration dubbed Ravens, Eagles, Polka Dots. The line, which is the product of a partnership between renowned Haida artist Re
Let’s be honest, there’s nothing new about backpacks. Ancient hunters and gatherers were believed to be some of the earliest adopters of the knapsack, book bag, rucksack or turtle’s
Teach your son a lesson by changing your own sexuality to show him how easy it is             
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Researchers at University College London compared recipes for pancakes from around the world, to determine how ratios effect the texture and pattern. This could give insight to treating glaucoma.
Elon Musk's firm will use a Falcon 9 rocket to place a SES-9 satellite into orbit 35,000km above Earth. They may then attempt to land the rocket on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean, after 3 previous at
That could mean in areas such as Los Angeles an earthquake from one thrust fault could spread to another fault, creating twice as much devastation, according to the University of California Riversid
A Google engineer found out the hard way that knockoff USB Type-C cables will wreak havoc on devices. As soon as the cable is plugged in it will draw too much power and burn out the device.
The new timeline will look like an expanded version of the 'while you were away feature'. The tool shows users a selection of tweets that it considers to be important, and that the user may have mis
A team of researchers from China and the United States has developed a way to make camouflage adaptable. With ‘active camouflage,’ colours switch in real time to match a changing background.
Dubbed Late Antique Little Ice Age, this previously unknown period of climate change in around 535 AD has been revealed in the patterns of tree rings across Asia and the Alps.
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This is only the fourth time that the highest level has been activated.
Builder Richard Reach, 59, from Yalding in Kent, was the first in the world to have it, as he tells DAVID HURST.
Put simply, clean eating is choosing foods in their whole, natural state, avoiding processing and additives.
Scientists in Switzerland discovered the enzyme tyrosinase is a reliable marker for melanoma growth, with greater quantities in human skin indicating a greater risk of developing skin cancer.
Researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School found the progression of the disease is radically different in those diagnosed as teenagers, leading to hopes of new treatments.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT - The video shows Dr Sandra Lee, known as Dr Pimple Popper, extracting huge blackhead from an old man's back - as well as compacted hair, pus and flaked off skin.
From the outside, Jason Watkins and Clara Francis look like a couple who have it all. But what outsiders don't see is the loss of their youngest daughter, Maude.
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Tesla Motors fell to a two-year low amid concerns that cheap gasoline is stifling demand for electric cars as well as whether the company can efficiently produce enough of its new sport utility vehicl
Southern California was supposed to be dealing with rain, floods and mudslides from El Niño at this time of year. Instead, the region is dealing with heat and even the occasional brush fire. Fulle
Amid evidence that fewer than half of depressed adolescents get treatment for their emotional distress, a federal task force has recommended that physicians routinely screen children between 12 an
An Uber driver on his way to pick up passengers after the Super Bowl was arrested in Simi Valley on suspicion of driving under the influence, authorities said. Robert Wing, 46, was arrested about
Despite a boost from Cookie and Lucious, Rupert Murdoch's empire, 21st Century Fox, failed to hit the fiscal second-quarter revenue notes that Wall Street had hoped to hear. The Fox broadcast netw
A murder suspect who has been on the lam since being mistakenly freed from jail in Los Angeles County was captured Monday in Boulder City, Nev., Sheriff's Department officials announced. Steven La
A murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives learned earlier in the day that Steven Lawrence
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By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange SAN FRANCISCO -- As soon as Super Bowl 50 ended with the Denver Broncos taking a 24-10 decision over the Carolina Panthers, the annual discussion began on the possi
The Sports Xchange Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has apparently played his last football game after agent Doug Hendrickson confirmed Monday that Lynch intends to retire.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The annual five-day Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Walter Rogers National Age-Group SwimmingChampionships is set to dive off on Tuesday.
It's that time again for CFL general managers to create their wish lists and open their chequebooks.
If there is one thing Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson wants more of in the 2016 MLS season - besides goals of course - it is options.
Our MSU writers even touch on a little Spartan hockey and Super Bowl regrets.             
The Detroit Lions are 50-for-50 in missing the Super Bowl. But there’s always next year, as they say.             
Though the club beefed up its use of sabermetrics, much of it will stay in the front office, not pour into dugout             
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With the beginning of 2016 Jammers 4u has released several new models for the European market, such as CT-3060N 6 bands 130W Power and CT-3080N 8 bands 175W power and coverage up to 150m, , a
Jayakumar S Babu, CEO of the Company expressed his immense pleasure and said “The award brought recognition for their best IT initiatives enabling faster decisions and emplo
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"This Award is a source of great pride to our organization. It reveals to our commitment done in accomplishing huge and quantifiable returns with our benefits of the business"- Says Jayakumar
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Tesla stock plunges again in advance of Wednesday earnings report

Tesla Motors fell to a two-year low amid concerns that cheap gasoline is stifling demand for electric cars as well as whether the company can efficiently produce enough of its new sport utility vehicl
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Winter heat wave sets new records in California as some ask where El Niño went

Southern California was supposed to be dealing with rain, floods and mudslides from El Niño at this time of year. Instead, the region is dealing with heat and even the occasional brush fire. Fulle
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Adolescents should be screened for depression too, says federal panel

Amid evidence that fewer than half of depressed adolescents get treatment for their emotional distress, a federal task force has recommended that physicians routinely screen children between 12 an
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Uber driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after Super Bowl

An Uber driver on his way to pick up passengers after the Super Bowl was arrested in Simi Valley on suspicion of driving under the influence, authorities said. Robert Wing, 46, was arrested about
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Disappointing Fox film unit crimps earnings at Rupert Murdoch's company

Despite a boost from Cookie and Lucious, Rupert Murdoch's empire, 21st Century Fox, failed to hit the fiscal second-quarter revenue notes that Wall Street had hoped to hear. The Fox broadcast netw
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Murder suspect mistakenly released from L.A. County jail is captured

A murder suspect who has been on the lam since being mistakenly freed from jail in Los Angeles County was captured Monday in Boulder City, Nev., Sheriff's Department officials announced. Steven La
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Murder suspect mistakenly released from Los Angeles jail recaptured

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If you can't squish 'em, join 'em: Scientists build cockroach robot

After running roaches through tunnels that were only as high as two pennies stacked flat, researchers at UC Berkeley have designed a cockroach robot that’s able to squeeze through tiny spaces at b
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UPDATE 1-Obama to call for increases in budget for SEC, CFTC -White House

WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's fiscal 2017 budget will call for an 11 percent increase in funding for the Securities and Exchange Commission and a 32 percent increase for the C
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For Passengers of a Royal Caribbean Cruise, Anything but Smooth Sailing

The voyage of Anthem of the Seas was cut short after sailing through a strong winter storm that produced hurricane-force winds. Here is a first-hand account.
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Itineraries: At Ski Resorts, Meetings Fill Rooms When Snow Is Scant

Resorts are investing in amenities to attract conferences and corporate retreats, which supplement income from recreational skiers.
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Tourist flies dog Charlie home to LA after bonding on a Peru holiday

Ursula Vari from Los Angeles in California, was on holiday in Peru when the dog, which she later named Charlie, approached her in pain just hours before her flight was due to take off.
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Why passports come in different colours and how countries choose them

In India, for example, the travel books are a bold blue colour, but those who live in Europe will be more familiar with the burgundy red design - and these hues are decided individually by a country
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Epcot: 'Circle of Life' movie closed for enhancements

"The Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable" film, which has shown at Epcot since 1995, is undergoing enhancements, according to the official Walt Disney World website.

The 20-minute movie f

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Will bigger casinos gamble away Florida tourism brand?

What happens in Vegas does not, as they say, stay in Vegas.

Not if Gov. Rick Scott's new $3 billion agreement with the Seminole Tribe stands.

Florida would go from Las Vegas lite to f

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Ski report: Sunny skies and springlike conditions prevail on slopes

Sunny skies and springlike snow conditions are in store for skiers and snowboarders headed to the slopes in coming days. A strong ridge of high pressure remains over the Pacific Northwest until Wedne
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SeaWorld switches beluga whales

SeaWorld Orlando has switched out some of its beluga whales, part of a larger trade of the animals throughout American aquariums.

Two whales on loan to SeaWorld from Georgia Aquarium - 12-ye

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World celebrates Chinese New Year 2016 [Photos]

The celebration marks the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar.
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