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PENTICTON, B.C. - Mounties in Penticton, B.C., say they got quite an eyeful last week after a man peeled off his clothes and began washing himself with milk after inadvertently spraying bear spray dow
A group of former Clerys workers have launched a concerted bid aimed at preventing the €150m redevelopment of the Dublin department store from getting the green light.
The days when big US technology companies could easily slice tax bills in Europe are coming to an end.
Volkswagen could reach a “final” settlement with US authorities as early as October over its large-engine diesel cars found to have cheated emissions tests in a global scandal, the sales c
British house price rises picked up speed in August and households recovered some confidence which had plunged after June’s Brexit vote, according to surveys that added to signs of calm among co
The publisher of the Golden Pages has told the Labour Court that it has had to undergo a restructuring due to ongoing losses.
Ryanair has warned it will not be able to cut spending fast enough if a drop in ticket prices accelerates this winter, reflecting the strain facing European airlines as terrorist attacks and volatilit
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Stranger Things has been given a second season. The cast of the instant Netflix hit spoke to USA TODAY about how they would write season two.             
And no, they don't entail a 'Fuller House' crossover.             
Season 2 of the horror-comedy anthology series will be set in a hospital. Eek!             
Lower Columbia salmon fishing improves and a bountiful summer Dungeness crab season closes Labor Day.
The Tomatina street battle was inspired by a food fight involving local kids.
Ann McKee studies brains of former pro football players. She sees a lot of damage.
Latest Tech
Free movement between the US and Mexico - the hottest of topics in the 2016 US presidential campaign - is not just a human issue.
The disintegration of WrkRiot has gripped Silicon Valley, though it is a familiar tale to many who arrive with the dream of creating the next tech juggernaut.
(Reuters) - InterContinental Hotels Group Plc-owned Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants said an investigation had found a malware attack on servers that processed payment cards used at some of its hotels.
The gruesome remains were discovered during renovations at the Max Planck Psychiatric Institute in Munich, Germany last year but reported on by Israeli media only this week.
90 scientists and 286 crew members have taken part in an ambitious elephant census in Africa over the past two years - and the final total was far less than they had estimated.
Instagram has added a highly anticipated zoom feature that lets users zoom in on both photos and videos - but only on its iOS app.
Apple isn't saying much about its next iPhones, but there's been plenty of speculation that the giant Plus model will have two camera lenses - and there are already phones out there that offer this.
Latest Health
Moderate drinking does not appear to affect a woman's fertility, research published in the British Medical Journal suggests.
A shortage of transplant organs for people from ethnic minorities is being caused by a lack of donations from those communities, the NHS says.
The district nursing service is at "breaking point" as unmanageable workloads have left patients at risk, a report suggests.
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government should take a tougher stance against Volkswagen after its emissions fraud, as well as increase the use of electric cars and reduce air pollution from transpor
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A tropical storm developing in the Gulf of Mexico could produce near hurricane-force winds by the time it makes landfall in Florida, the National Hurricane Center said on Wedn
A new study has found that moderate alcohol consumption does not affect a woman’s ability to get pregnant, although higher amounts might.
The move was part of a broader effort by the federal government to reduce deaths from drug overdoses, now more numerous than car crashes in the United States.
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Where the government acts to avert disaster, or to insure the otherwise uninsurable, it's commendable -- but it can't stop there. If it has the will, our government has the tools to put a stop to expe
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Konta collapses on court, comes back to win US Open match
Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic double-faulted 15 times and was stunned in the second round of the U.S. Open 6-7 (4), 7-5, 7-5, 6-1 on Wednesday by Ryan Harrison, a qualifier from the United States r
The Pittsburgh Steelers have claimed quarterback Zach Mettenberger off waivers. Mettenberger was placed on waivers by the San Diego Chargers this week. The Chargers ha
The NFL has found "no credible evidence" that the Steelers' James Harrison and the Packers' Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used or were provided with prohibite
The Spartans lost three starters from last season in the offensive trenches             
Drummond, 6-11, 279 has difficulty going up against Boban, 7-3, 290, in pickup game             
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The Lions have big decisions upcoming at quarterback, defensive tackle and cornerback             
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