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You can keep discussions about weight, babies and other subjects you’re not comfortable with to a minimum.
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico renewed his call for the European Union to end sanctions against Russia after a meeting this week with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
Washington and Moscow inched toward agreeing on a renewed cease-fire in Syria but fell short of announcing a deal after a daylong meeting between top diplomats in Geneva on August 26.
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Businesses across multiple industries are facing a growing number of pressure points as customers and users demand constant online access
An international team of astronomers has found a massive galaxy -- about the size of the Milky Way -- that consists almost entirely of dark matter.  
He is well known in educational circles across the West Midlands and beyond, but now Pank Patel has become the latest figure to endorse the Express & Star's Great Big Thank You Awards.
iMac 2016 rumour roundupAlthough it may seem that the range has only recently had an upgrade, the late 2015 iMac brought little more than a processor upgrade and a long-awaited bump to Retina screens
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(Reuters) - Tropical storm Madeline has formed in the northern Pacific ocean, well east-southeast of the Hawaiian Islands, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory on Friday.
State data compiled by the Bay Area News Group show a 7 percent drop in high school football participation since 2006 as concussion diagnoses grow along with concerns about head injuries . Is the spor
(Reuters) - Tropical storm Madeline has formed in the northern Pacific ocean, well east-southeast of the Hawaiian Islands, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory on Friday.
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Lester has developed an eye and is now a hurricane as it moved west in the Pacific Ocean away from the mainland of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an adv
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's first Zika patient tested negative for the virus on Friday and was discharged from hospital, the government said in a statement.
State data compiled by the Bay Area News Group show a 7 percent drop in high school football participation since 2006 as concussion diagnoses grow along with concerns about head injuries . Is the spor
Latest Finance
BEIJING, Aug 27 (Reuters) - China's insurance regulator will limit the funding avenues for insurers to take stakes in other companies, in an effort to crack down on aggressive acquisitions, financial
Tehran, Aug 27, IRNA - Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif said that now in the post-sanction era Iran is open to all kinds of banking, financial and foreign investments projects.
Ahwaz, Khuzestan prov., Aug 27, IRNA - An oil official believes that implementation of new oil contracts will attract more foreign investments, equip oil industry with modern technology, and increase
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House prices dropped by 1 per cent in Cambridge in the quarter and growth slowed in London and Bristol – all of them cities that have in the past recorded some of the biggest rises.
Moving savings from pension pots to ordinary accounts is the prevalent practice among savers taking advantage of the new freedoms, though it's tied with spending cash on daily living.
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Paige VanZant will fight Bec Rawlings in a women’s strawweight bout on the main card of UFC on Fox 21 on Saturday in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Elijah Hicks didn’t seem to mind the slippery conditions, as he scored three touchdowns to help Las Vegas regain control en route to a 28-7 road victory in both teams’ season opener.
UNLV opened its volleyball season with two victories in the UNLV Invitational on Friday at Cox Pavilion, downing UC Santa Barbara 3-0 and Albany 3-1.
Las Vegas scored 11 runs a day after being shutout in the second game of their Thursday doubleheader.
A Texas man says the Autopilot mode on his Tesla Model S sent him off the road and into a guardrail, bloodying his nose and shaking his confidence.
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BEIJING, Aug 27 (Reuters) - China's insurance regulator will limit the funding avenues for insurers to take stakes in other companies, in an effort to crack down on aggressive acquisitions, financial
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