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It always hurts to think about going back to school, even for those of us who are not students. Painfully, it suggests the end to our too-short summer. If you have children heading to university, you
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Heather Bresch, defending her company against criticism for sharply increasing the price of EpiPens, is unapologetic. “I am running a business,” she says.
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Paddy McGuinness’ wife revealed she is ready to pop any day now, and took to Instagram to show off her nine-month pregnancy body. But she admitted there is one thing she is worried about with her th
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It was a decade ago that the ‘King of the Dancehall’ recording artiste Beenie Man released his 20th studio album Undisputed. Now the dancehall icon expands his iconic discography this week
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The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is checking information about the possible illicit enrichment ex-Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin.
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Carrie Underwood takes exercising seriously. The Grammy-winning country singer and mom-of-one recently shared a makeup-free photo of her at the gym after yet another intense workout. Underwood, 33, m
The new “Lucifer” Season 2 teaser shows Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis) reuniting with Chloe Decker (Lauren German) and worrying about his mom Charlotte's (Tricia Helfer) escape from hell. In the cli
A lot of changes are taking place in CBS’ long-running crime series “Criminal Minds” in Season 12.
“Blindspot” Season 2 cast member Sullivan Stapleton was recently spotted on the set of the hit NBC series. Christina M. Kim, a writer and producer for “Blindspot,” shared a Twitter photo of Sullivan
"Con Man: The Game" is finally here!  Entertainment Weekly has released a new animated trailer for "Con Man: The Game," a mobile game that lets players organize and host “the greatest comic book conv
It is a proposal that has been long considered by the White House, and while it is championed by environmentalists and conservationists, it has caused consternation among and is resisted by those wh
Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter and Nolan Gould are back on the set of “Modern Family” Season 8. Just recently, the Daily Mail shared a photo of the Dunphy siblings bonding in between takes on Thursday af
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Air pollution in Singapore rose on Friday as acrid smoke drifted over the island from fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island, the city-state's National Environment Agency (NEA) said
VANCOUVER - Millions of people who feel like they're suffocating from the symptoms of a lung disease could benefit from a new website its creator considers a crystal ball for helping doctors calculate
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's agriculture ministry said it would back new laws on genetically modified (GMO) food labeling "at a suitable time" as it seeks to assuage public concerns over safety, but ad
(Reuters) - Blood-testing company Theranos Inc said it plans to appeal the sanctions imposed by a U.S. regulator last month on one of its labs alleging its practices jeopardized patient health and saf
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gaston is expected to become a hurricane again over the weekend, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its advisory late Thursday.
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The safe-haven asset, which is highly sensitive to interest rates, has declined more than 1 percent this week as upbeat US economic data boosted expectations of an interest rate hike by the Federal
The Reserve Bank of India's decision to open up the corporate bond market will lead to more trading and liquidity in the securities.
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LONDON, Aug 25 (IFR) - Banca Popolare di Bari is poised to test Italy's new bad loan guarantee, but questions remain over whether it can pave the way for other banks seeking to securitise soured debt.
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ZURICH, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Swiss bank Pictet on Friday posted consolidated net profit of 191 million Swiss francs ($197.9 million) for the first six months of 2016, a 16 percent drop on the same perio
BEIJING, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Agricultural Bank of China Ltd (AgBank) reported on Friday a slight 0.8 percent rise in first-half net profit as its lending margins shrank, and the country's third-bigges
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Watch the Melbourne Storm take on the Brisbane Broncos live on your compatible tablet or mobile device with NRL Digital Pass.
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New Delhi, Aug 26: Veteran cricketer Harbhajan Singh lauded Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who auctioned off his silver medal to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck with cancer. T
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, the 2015 Asian championship runner-up with a decent showing in the last FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila,
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Former Albion star Richard Chaplow has been suspended for abusing a gay player during a match.
Boss Jon Whitney admits the looming international break provides added incentive for Walsall to get back to winning ways tomorrow.
Roberto Di Mattteo has vowed Villa won’t sign players just for the sake of it as they look to close out a deal for a striker.
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Summary:The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy presents renowned singer-songwriters Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik on Sunday, September 25th at 5 p.m. on the magnificent Great Lawn
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Price correction boosts demand;Indian discounts fall to 3mth low

The safe-haven asset, which is highly sensitive to interest rates, has declined more than 1 percent this week as upbeat US economic data boosted expectations of an interest rate hike by the Federal
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RBI's bond mkt reforms and the opportunity for ratings agencies

The Reserve Bank of India's decision to open up the corporate bond market will lead to more trading and liquidity in the securities.
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BRIEF-BKS Bank H1 result after tax down 21.9 oct to EUR 24.7 mln

* H1 net interest income 77.3 million euros ($87.23 million), down 2.8 percent
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RPT-Bari NPL deal a test but not a blueprint

LONDON, Aug 25 (IFR) - Banca Popolare di Bari is poised to test Italy's new bad loan guarantee, but questions remain over whether it can pave the way for other banks seeking to securitise soured debt.
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BRIEF-Europlan H1 net profit RUB 1.32 billion, up 64 YoY

* H1 net profit up 64 percent to 1.32 billion roubles Source text: http://bit.ly/2bFsA8Q Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
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Swiss bank Pictet says H1 net profit down 16 pct at 191 mln Sfr

ZURICH, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Swiss bank Pictet on Friday posted consolidated net profit of 191 million Swiss francs ($197.9 million) for the first six months of 2016, a 16 percent drop on the same perio
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China's AgBank H1 profit rises slightly, bad loans grow

BEIJING, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Agricultural Bank of China Ltd (AgBank) reported on Friday a slight 0.8 percent rise in first-half net profit as its lending margins shrank, and the country's third-bigges
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Net1 to invest up to $40 mln in India's MobiKwik over 2 years

MUMBAI, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Payment services provider Net1 UEPS Technologies Inc will invest up to $40 million in Indian mobile wallet services provider MobiKwik over the next 24 months, the companies
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California judge considers new physician-assisted suicide law

LOS ANGELES, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Attorneys for a group of doctors bringing the first legal challenge to California's new law allowing physician-assisted suicide were due in court on Friday to urge a ju
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Renaissance Montréal Centre-Ville an edgy hotel

The new-in-2016 Renaissance Montréal Centre-Ville is hip and happening, already a hit for its buzzy rooftop scene.
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Tourist describes death, harrowing month in New Zealand bush

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Czech tourist Pavlina Pizova has described the death of her partner and the month she spent in the New Zealand wilderness after the couple set out on an ill-fated hike. Pizo
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The Latest: World Trade Center honours Italy quake victims

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 2:30 a.m. New York City's World Trade Center is honouring the victims of the earthquake in Italy. Gov. Andrew Cuom
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Taking the I train: Artsy Impressionist train runs from Paris to Monet's home

Here’s a Monet you haven’t seen: French express trains decorated inside and out with reproductions of his artworks that will whisk you from Paris to the artist’s Normandy home and beyond.

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The Latest: Italian premier unveils quake relief measures

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 11 p.m. Premier Matteo Renzi has authorized a preliminary 50 million euros ($56.5 million) in emergency funding and
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Disney World draining, filling in long-abandoned River Country pool

Walt Disney World is draining and filling in the pool at its long-closed River Country water park.

The 330,000-gallon Upstream Plunge was a major attraction at the now abandoned water park.

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The Latest: Venice film fest cancels gala dinner after quake

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The Venice International Film Festival says it is cancelling a traditional gala dinner and reception on t
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Zip line company: Woman who fell had unhooked safety gear

DOVER, Del. - A woman who fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform had disconnected herself from the safety system, the attraction's operator said Thursday. Delaware State Police investigat
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National Park Service centennial on Instagram: Outdoor lovers (even Loki the Wolfdog) share breathtaking scenes @whitehouse

If you follow the White House on Instagram (@whitehouse), you won't see the usual presidential goings-ons. Photographers, adventurers and outdoors lovers have "taken over" the site Thursday in hon
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