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The World Bank renewed its commitment to support Lebanon over the next three years as the amount of grants and loans earmarked to this country will reach over $1.5 billion, World Bank Director for the
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Russia announced that more than 250 athletes have been cleared to compete in the Rio Olympics next month even as President Vladimir Putin charged that Russia's over 100 doping-related suspensions amou
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You can safely reuse marinades that contained raw food by boiling them first.             
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Republican Donald Trump on July 27 invited Russia to dig up tens of thousands of "missing" emails from Hillary Clinton's time at the U.S. State Department, vexing intelligence experts and prompting De
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Social media is lighting up with reports from Nevada, Utah and California of a small fireball streaking across the sky.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdose
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has always shared beautiful images and videos of planet Earth from space.
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VERNON, B.C. - A Detroit man is celebrating with friends and supporters after completing a gruelling, 41-hour endurance swim along the entire length of British Columbia's Okanagan Lake. Adam Ellenste
Researchers have advice for vineyard managers in cool and humid climates like the Northeast: cover up. Their findings showed that growing cover crops beneath grape vines reduced nitrogen leaching thro
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The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this demographic is expected to quadruple by 2050. A new
The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating on Wednesday, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation's best-known hospitals while awarding top scores
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It was 280 days ago that Joe Biden officially ruled out his last, best chance at the office that had always been his aspiration. Tonight, the reality that his career in elected office was nearing
President Obama forcefully made the case Wednesday that Hillary Clinton has the tenacity, heart and temperament to guide the nation as commander in chief, while painting Donald Trump as a candidat
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Tribal canoes arrive at Seattle beach in annual celebration

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Travel app: Photo storage -- off your phone

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Hot air balloon makes emergency landing at Colorado airport

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