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The company joined 28 other new signers to the Equal Pay Pledge, a White House initiative. Amazon and Expedia had been among the initial signers.
Amazon.com this week started hefty one-time fees to third-party merchants wanting to sell some of the world’s top brands on its site. The move showcases how Amazon Marketplace is changing its focus f
A period of testing a macOS beta unveils easier use of everyday features across devices.
Islamic State's (ISIS) oil operations are continuing to come under pressure from U.S.-led air strikes, while the Iraqi army is advancing toward the ISIS occupied city city of Mosul in the northern par
The demand for $5,000 handbags and $25,000 suits is slipping amid global turmoil. But enthusiasm for real estate on Rodeo Drive, where such high-end goods are sold, isn’t hurting. Instead it’s set
The for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services has been banned from accepting new students at its 15 California locations under an emergency decision issued Friday by the state Department o
What does age matter? Keep running. You might just catch up with the 80-year-old leading the pack.              
Latest Lifestyle
During my wedding reception a month ago, one of the guests (a friend of my mom's) poured a glass of water on the DJ's laptop because he felt the music was too loud and he wanted it shut down. The in
Woman copes with anxiety by filtering out bad news Clearly, America is in a state of turmoil. Am I wrong to prioritize my mental well-being over the gravity of our country's current situation? Acc
Humans will now serve a janitorial role in the process, while the algorithms take even more control.
Yes, it features the "four and three and two and one" song.             
USA TODAY's best nerds pick the best teen movies ever in honor of back to school.             
Happenings in and around L.A. wellness circles: Yin yoga is one of the least intimidating methods of the practice. It’s basically long, slow stretches to bring on a state of relaxation. An introdu
Anna Chlumsky has welcomed her second child [Getty] The Veep star revealed that she welcomed a baby girl with husband Shaun So last month.  The couple decided to name their new addition Clara
Latest Tech
Private schools saw a slight dip in the number of students receiving top grades in their A-levels this year, largely in line with national trends, figures released by the sector suggest.
Apple vs SpotifyUpdate August 26: The Spotify and Apple fight has gotten even uglier, as an August 26 Bloomberg report alleges Spotify is actively burying search results for musicians who have exclus
It's not surprising to hear that the Nintendo Wii U was a dud, but it is coming from Nintendo's Chief Operating Officer, Reggie Fils-Aimé. Speaking with [a]list, a marketing website, Fils-Aim&#x
MIT has built a robot that works in sewers, where it sifts through human waste to find data. Called Luigi, this 'poopbot' sucks up waste and traps bacteria so researchers can study urban health patt
An atmospheric scientist from the University of Reading has created a new visualization to show how a trip from New York to London changes with each day,
Princeton conducted word association tasks with an AI that learns from the web and found it associates black-sounding names with unpleasant words, suggesting we are teaching AI racism.
According to the new study, traits including nose size, face width, and even distance between the eyes are associated with particular genetic variations.
Latest Health
Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia on Friday refused to suspend California's new right-to-die law but allows challenge to advance.
(Reuters) - Minnesota's governor on Friday ordered the broadest restrictions yet in a U.S. state on the use of agricultural pesticides that have been blamed for hurting bees, fueling concerns that far
Donated blood and blood components should be screened by blood banks for contamination with the virus, the Food and Drug Administration said.
Jack Splitt used marijuana to treat pain from cerebral palsy. He and his mother began pushing for what became known as Jack's Law after a teacher ripped off his cannabis skin patch in February 2015.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Biofuel and climate experts have questioned Brazil's commitment to a plan to cut carbon emissions by raising ethanol use after the country's government this week said it planned
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
In Cincinnati, police on Friday asked the public to help identify the source behind estimated 78 overdoses in 2 days             
Latest Finance
CHICAGO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Caesars Entertainment Corp must face lawsuits from bondholders seeking some $11 billion in claims, a U.S. judge ruled on Friday in a decision the casino company had warned
LIMA, Aug 26 (Reuters) - A consortium formed by Sempra Energy and Techint Group offered the best bid to Odebrecht for acquiring its majority stake in a $5 billion natural gas pipeline project in Peru,
LONDON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The credit-rating agency DBRS says it will need to open a new office in mainland Europe if Britain's vote to leave the European Union affects its business in the EU.
* New CEO Wiedenfels promises more dynamism (Recasts, adds shareholder votes)
FRANKFURT, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank on Friday said it would sell its Argentine subsidiary to local Banco Comafi as part of its strategy plan to streamline business abr
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Inc received bids this week for its business from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, as well as liquidators, firms that wind do
BOSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman said on Friday that Jordan Rubin, who had worked closely on Pershing Square Capital Management's controversial investment in battered dru
Latest Sport
BROMONT, Que. — NHL referee Garrett Rank won his third straight Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur title Friday, closing with an 5-under 67 in windy conditions for a six-stroke victory.
If you’re looking for some DraftKings advice, NESN’s Tom Caron is here to help. Caron recommends starting Boston Red Sox... Read More »
UFC Fight Night Vancouver, which is headlined by the welterweight clash between Demian Maia and Carlos Condit, and the featherweight battle... Read More »
GAINESVILLE — At first, CeCe Jefferson thought it was a mistake. His coach yelled out the number across Jefferson's jersey — but it was much too early in the game, the college freshman thought. He had
Antonio Mangiapane threw for 122 yards and three touchdowns in the first half of Friday’s 62-0 win over Taylor Kennedy.             
The five-minute feature depicts the semi-professional soccer team's impact on the area.             
Jimmy Shane will try to win the APBA Gold Cup for the third straight year on the rough Detroit River this weekend.             
Shortstop will be activated from the DL on Saturday after being out since Aug. 10 with a hamstring injury.             
Latest Release
It is just not fair that in this country an Independent cannot debate a Republican or Democrat and why does the news media not care about other choices? Summary:Joseph Maldo
Summary:Family & Friends of convicted University of Virginia Varsity lacrosse player George W. Huguely have created a website: www.truthforgeorge.com. The site presents a plethora o
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 25, 2016) - StreamNet Inc. has added The Legends of Classic Soul Live Concerts to StreamNet’s, Motown Sound Concert Channel lineup. We are
"We live and work in a digital world," says Jay Gubert, Vice-President of VirtualTone. "Many companies run their business from mobile devices. Social networks, cloud-based applications,
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
Grade & Auction Your Cards & Collectibles with Small Traditions & Don't Spend a Single Penny Out-of-Pocket Summary:Denver-Based Auction Firm Presents 100 High-End Lots In It
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 17, 2016) -  StreamNet Inc. signs agreement to acquire master tapes to 44 Movie and Film Companies. The deal is expected to close in the next 60
"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
August 10, 2016 (DENVER, Colorado) – State-of-the-art dredging equipment is putting Denver-based Shell Dredging at the forefront of the global toxic mercury re
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UPDATE 2-Caesars must face $11 billion in lawsuits - U.S. judge

CHICAGO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Caesars Entertainment Corp must face lawsuits from bondholders seeking some $11 billion in claims, a U.S. judge ruled on Friday in a decision the casino company had warned
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Sempra-Techint made best offer on Odebrecht pipeline in Peru - source

LIMA, Aug 26 (Reuters) - A consortium formed by Sempra Energy and Techint Group offered the best bid to Odebrecht for acquiring its majority stake in a $5 billion natural gas pipeline project in Peru,
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CORRECTED-Rating firm DBRS considering European office as Brexit insurance

LONDON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The credit-rating agency DBRS says it will need to open a new office in mainland Europe if Britain's vote to leave the European Union affects its business in the EU.
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UPDATE 2-Stada shareholder AOC pushes through board reshuffle

* New CEO Wiedenfels promises more dynamism (Recasts, adds shareholder votes)
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Deutsche Bank sells off Argentine unit to local rival

FRANKFURT, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank on Friday said it would sell its Argentine subsidiary to local Banco Comafi as part of its strategy plan to streamline business abr
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UPDATE 1-Sycamore Partners, liquidators bid on bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale

NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Inc received bids this week for its business from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, as well as liquidators, firms that wind do
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UPDATE 1-MOVES-Pershing Square's Valeant analyst to exit, Ackman sees stock rising

BOSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman said on Friday that Jordan Rubin, who had worked closely on Pershing Square Capital Management's controversial investment in battered dru
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UPDATE 3-Tunisia's new government wins parliamentary approval, eyes austerity

TUNIS, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Tunisia's new government won a confidence vote late on Friday after the Prime Minister Youssef Chahed warned in Parliament an austerity programme will be inevitable with thou
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Rumours of a US swoop push Ocado shares higher

Investors went shopping for shares in Ocado on Friday amid fresh takeover talk.
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Why you should only book a cruise on a Thursday

Looking to take a cruise anytime soon? Avoid Wednesdays, but set your alarm on Thursday morning.
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The Latest: Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair

SALEM, Ore. - The Latest on marijuana plant display at Oregon State Fair (all times local): Living pot plants are on display at the Oregon State Fair and organizers say it marks a first for any state
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Bystanders hold up collapsing roller coaster, save 6 kids

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Fire officials say several bystanders held up a kiddie roller coaster that had begun to collapse in Georgia, allowing six children and one adult to escape. Georgia Insurance
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Colorful bear statues spring up in Alaska's largest city

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska's largest city is nearing completion of a public art installation aimed at raising awareness of the grizzly and black bears that live nearby. Thirteen colorful, life-size f
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The Latest: Computer hack exposes millions in Northwest

BOISE, Idaho - The Latest on a computer breach involving Northwest hunting and fishing license sales (all times local): 1:24 p.m. Officials say a computer breach in a vendor's system that processes
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Knott's Berry Farm returns to the fog for Halloween Haunt 2016

Knott’s Berry Farm will add two new haunted mazes for Halloween Haunt 2016 that feature demonic samurais and sadistic farmers plus a new scare zone stalked by the legendary headless horseman.

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New York Story: The Last, Sweet Days of the Irish Alps in Upstate New York

A man and his family return to their old stamping ground, now past its heyday, and the memories of swimming and dancing and summer fun come rushing back.
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Country star Alan Jackson opening Nashville bar [Photos]

Country star Alan Jackson is expanding his business credentials after unveiling plans to launch a new bar in Nashville, Tennessee.
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World's largest aircraft makes crash landing during test flight [Photos] [Video]

The developer of the world's largest aircraft says the blimp-shaped airship "sustained damage" after it made a bumpy landing on its second test flight in eastern England.
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