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Governor said this is the biggest economic development project for the county since "ever"              
For Alexander Pichushkin, murder was a game.
QUEBEC - Mourners packed a Quebec City church on Saturday to attend a funeral service for five humanitarian workers killed in a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso last month. At the end of the ceremony
REGINA - A Regina jury has convicted a woman of second-degree murder and a man of manslaughter in the death of a four-year-old girl after the pair were accused of denying the child and her younger sis
TORONTO - Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page has tweeted her support for "Trailer Park Boys" star Lucy DeCoutere after a rough day at the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial. "My friend @lucydecoutere
BEDFORD, N.Y. - A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT centre in Florida among other high-profile de
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Saturday after Saturday, my long run was the same routine. I had managed to turn what is actually a gorgeous run — Santa Rosa Road in east Ventura County — into a rather joyless exercise that alwa
So here we are again, early February, that vast wasteland of excuses for our failed New Year's resolutions. Enter fitness expert Jenna Wolfe with her new excuse-busting book, "Thinner in 30," a ki
Every February, thousands of Modernist fans from across the country flock to Palm Springs for Modernism Week, a 10-day celebration of midcentury architecture and design that takes place Feb. 11-21
Despite the cost savings to airlines from plummeting oil prices, airfares on the biggest domestic carriers have hardly budged.
What's on tap for the week ahead?             
"Unapologetic blackness at its finest."             
Latest Tech
Report of timeline using algorithm prompted rise of hashtag #RIPTwitter.             
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets
Mardi Gras 2016 and the king cake and iconic plastic bead-filled frenzy that comes along with the New Orleans celebration has already begun. The festivities have been a tradition in the Louisiana cit
Tinder has shut down the accounts of at least two users who used their accounts on the dating app to campaign on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Two women, one from Iowa a
While some Ferguson, Missouri, residents Saturday railed against the cost of a proposed consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice stemming from the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, others sa
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks, there’s no doubt you’ve heard rumblings (or even rantings and ravings) about Hillary Clinton’s “mysterious” speaking engagements that ha
A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's
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Gay rights advocates have campaigned to try to ban a practice that major mental health organizations have repudiated.             
Researchers are one step closer to developing an online map that would help Mid-Atlantic fishermen avoid catching Atlantic sturgeon. The team found they could make useful predictions about sturgeon lo
Identifying mutations in the control switches of genes can be a surprisingly accurate way to predict a person's medical history, researchers have found.
One of the most common cancer-causing genes has continuously stymied researchers' efforts to develop treatments against it. Now, researchers have dug deeper and exposed a key interaction that may cont
A phase I/II clinical trial has found that some patients taking high doses of atorvastatin (cholesterol-lowering medication) had complete resolution of lipid deposits in the dry form of age-related ma
Scientists show that a gene called 'DISC1,' which is believed to play a role in mental health disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and some forms of depression, influences the function o
Scientists have obtained a gas phase structure of histamine -- a substance that is responsible for allergic reactions.
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TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A total of 132 people are still trapped beneath the rubble of a Taiwan apartment tower that collapsed in a powerful earthquake on Saturday morning, a local government
TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A total of 132 people are still trapped beneath the rubble of a Taiwan apartment tower that collapsed in a powerful earthquake on Saturday morning, a local government
LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The chairman of an influential committee of British lawmakers has asked finance minister George Osborne to make clear that banks should not be able to offset regulatory fines
Beyoncé surprise-released a new song on Saturday afternoon, the day before she is expected to be appear with Coldplay at the Super Bowl, and she doesn't waste any time in getting to the point: "I
The sound of steady pounding punctured the Saturday morning lull at the corner of Whittier Boulevard and Boyle Avenue, where four oversized jackhammers methodically chipped away at the iconic 6th
It’s been a rough year for Andreza Souza’s home-based clothing business. She had to stretch her finances to make the trip from the Amazonian city of Belem to Rio de Janeiro, paying for a plane tic
Millions of household bill-payers are bamboozled by ‘confusion pricing’ used to promote broadband deals. But media watchdogs are gearing up to scrap the practice. Lisette Davidson has struggled.
Latest Sport
Teenage twin brothers are dead and six of their friends are injured after attempting to use their own toboggan on the luge/bobsled track at Canada Ol
News and notes from around the NBA: TRENDING ... Earl Watson takes over Phoenix Suns A slow start and a season-ending knee injury to guard Eric Bledsoe contributed to the firing of Jeff Hornacek a
One could probably lose the three-point shooting contest at All-Star weekend just thinking about the other contestants. The field will include Stephen Curry, the defending champion and reigning NB
It's almost time for the All-Star break — so let's take a look some of the key awards in the league and who deserves them a little past the halfway mark of the regular season. Golden State Warrior
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is the NFL's version of cool, with his ankle-snapping elusiveness, over-the-top touchdown celebrations, $800 zebra-striped Versace pants. Peyton Manning, t
Ice issue related to the Zamboni delayed the start of the period for 30 minutes.             
After two lopsided losses in Big Ten play, Wolverines are left grasping for answers.             
Bryn Forbes was open. Almost too open. And for the first time all afternoon — the only time, really — he hesitated.             
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Over 130 people still trapped in quake-hit Taiwan tower - official

TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A total of 132 people are still trapped beneath the rubble of a Taiwan apartment tower that collapsed in a powerful earthquake on Saturday morning, a local government
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UPDATE 1-Over 130 people still trapped in quake-hit Taiwan tower - official

TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A total of 132 people are still trapped beneath the rubble of a Taiwan apartment tower that collapsed in a powerful earthquake on Saturday morning, a local government
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UK lawmaker calls for clarity on banks offsetting taxes on fines

LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The chairman of an influential committee of British lawmakers has asked finance minister George Osborne to make clear that banks should not be able to offset regulatory fines
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Beyoncé releases new song on eve of Super Bowl appearance

Beyoncé surprise-released a new song on Saturday afternoon, the day before she is expected to be appear with Coldplay at the Super Bowl, and she doesn't waste any time in getting to the point: "I
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#101SlowJam: Demolition on schedule, 'going well,' as freeway closure continues

The sound of steady pounding punctured the Saturday morning lull at the corner of Whittier Boulevard and Boyle Avenue, where four oversized jackhammers methodically chipped away at the iconic 6th
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In Brazil, Carnival-goers won't let Zika or economic woes ruin the party

It’s been a rough year for Andreza Souza’s home-based clothing business. She had to stretch her finances to make the trip from the Amazonian city of Belem to Rio de Janeiro, paying for a plane tic
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‘The small print comes back to bite you’: Baffled by those ever more complex internet and phone offers? Don’t worry, confusing ads may soon be...BroadBANNED!

Millions of household bill-payers are bamboozled by ‘confusion pricing’ used to promote broadband deals. But media watchdogs are gearing up to scrap the practice. Lisette Davidson has struggled.
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'My insurer rejected my claim for a brain tumour': So Legal & General, what’s stopping you paying up this time?

Ruth Dunn's claim was rejected as her insurance company ruled that she had failed to disclose a previous neurological check-up.
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JEFF PRESTRIDGE: What a pig’s ear this Government is making of our pensions - tin hats ready...we’re doomed!

Their ongoing assault on pensions is already having an adverse impact on the propensity of people to save and build funds for the time when they work no more. Is that really what the Government want
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Party down in New Orleans for Mardi Gras 2016 [Photos]

Seems like we've barely recovered from Christmas and New Year's, but it's already Carnival time, with Mardi Gras falling early this year, on Feb. 9.
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SSnow bootcamp: How to get fighting fit in the French Alps

How much exercise can you do in the mountains in just one week? This bootcamp in stunning Samoens challenges you to push yourself to the limit with activities from dawn to dusk.
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Premier Inn at Putney Bridge in London comes with scenic views of the Thames

This week, The Inspector paid a visit to the Premier Inn just north of Putney Bridge in London and was shocked by the so-called 'budget' price but satisfied with a clean and functional guest room.
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Westin Resort at Navarino Bay in Greece has plenty of choice

Navarino Bay in the ancient Messinia region of south-west Greece is an area of verdant hills, sheer valleys, vineyards and olive trees, with plenty of thrilling activities for parents and children.
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The world's kinkiest hotel packages for This Valentine's Day February 14

This collection of accommodation from Brighton to Hollywood seeks to cater to a wealth of secret fetishes - from whips and chains and swing beds to a room stocked with erotic fiction.
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Enjoy breathtaking coastal views at Park Plaza Arena Pula

Newly refurbished, Hotel Park Plaza Arena is less than five kilometres away from Pula, the small, picturesque and increasingly popular seafront city on Croatia's Istrian peninsula.
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Domestic airlines complain about international competition

A group of U.S. airlines complain that domestic carriers have lost about 13 percent of international passenger travel at Orlando International Airport because of foreign airlines such as Emirates e

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Kirchberg, Austria offers a charming, traditional resort for skiers

Non-skier Francesca Wickers took to the slopes for the first time - and suffered a tumble on her first run - at the charming, traditional Alps resort of Kirchberg.
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The best solo holidays revealed

Singles who are looking for romance should consider these trips to exotic places - from a cycling tour of Dracula's homeland to a culinary trip to the capital of Tuscany.
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