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(Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that AstraZeneca Plc will pay $5.52 million to resolve a foreign bribery probe into improper payments by its sales and marketing staff to state-employed he
(Reuters) - A former Monsanto Co executive who tipped the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to accounting improprieties involving the company's top-selling Roundup product has been awarded more
NEW YORK (AP) — David’s Bridal says its CEO Pam Wallack has left the company and chairman Paul Pressler will replace her. The company declined to comment on the reasons for Wallack’s depa
The Federal Way property’s new owners plan to build more than 1 million square feet of warehouses, including a frozen-fish processing plant, but neighbors say they were blindsided and think the propo
Joe Sutter, who died Tuesday at age 95, was lauded by Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief executive Ray Conner as ‘one of the giants of aerospace.’
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Newmont Mining Corp. has reached an agreement with the U.S. government and the state of Nevada to protect some of the most critical sage grouse habitat in the West in exchange for a
The Center for Excellence in Higher Education says the Education Department is trying to put its colleges out of business by failing to classify them as nonprofit.
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The news behind the numbers.             
Bug Hall and Robert Aramayo detail their roles on Discovery's new six-hour, three-night miniseries 'Harley and the Davidsons'.             
Social media stars made the top five.             
Move over "Alabaster White," Sherwin-Williams has replaced it with "Poised Taupe" as the 2017 Color of the Year.
MENDOTA, Calif. (AP) — Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation’s No. 1 agricultural state on Tuesday were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to rec
Each day, there are 90,000 flights around the world, carrying more than 8 million people. And the overwhelming majority of pilots in those cockpits are sober.
Latest Tech
It's just 6% of its cash and investments             
New tools to make your own filters for Snaps             
Alphabet exec David Drummond leaves Uber board. Both are pursuing self-driving car tech.             
The EU has already ruled against Starbucks and is probing Amazon, McDonald's taxes.             
Sense, a smart $129 orb invented by a 25 year old Londoner, is set to hit stores across America thanks to deals with Target and Best Buy.
The rare reptile found in Canada, with a wingspan of 'only' 1.5 metres (4.9ft), would have been dwarfed by its cousins from the Late Cretaceous era 77 million years ago.
While eastern gray squirrels primarily rely on plant based foods, researchers from Boston University say they are opportunistic eaters, and will gnaw on exposed bones if given the chance.
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Endesa Chile, the country's largest power generator, said on Tuesday it is rescinding the water rights to several hydroelectric projects and will take a $52 million writedown this
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S forecasters warned residents of Hawaii's Big Island on Tuesday of an encroaching hurricane expected to bring strong winds and heavy rains, while Floridians were told to pre
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A fast-growing brush fire prompted the evacuation of roughly 700 people on Tuesday from a mobile home park and nearby community in Southern California's Riverside County, state
A scientist who has alerted world policymakers to the pest that destroyed 80 percent of Nigeria's tomatoes continues his outreach while scientists warn that the pest may reach California, "where it is
A team of researchers has developed a new solar cell that combines two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material to harvest a broader range of the sun's energy and that costs less than its count
Tasmanian devils are evolving in response to a highly lethal and contagious form of cancer, a researcher has found.
Closing the high seas to fishing could increase fish catches in coastal waters by 10 percent, helping people, especially the most vulnerable, cope with the expected losses of fish due to climate chang
Latest Finance
Estimating that two-thirds of the medical marijuana stores in California have failed to pay sales taxes, state officials on Tuesday took a carrot-and-stick approach to persuade pot shops to pay th
Stocks fell slightly Tuesday in another quiet day on Wall Street. Hesitant investors remained on the sidelines as a slow summer winds down. Shares of the candy company Hershey plunged after it wal
Marvel has released a brand new behind-the-scenes featurette explaining “Doctor Strange,” because let’s be real — nobody really knows exactly what this movie is going to be about. The brief clip i
For CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus, half of an “NFL Thursday Night Football” package is better than no package at all. “Would we have liked the whole package?” McManus said Tuesday at the networ
To the editor: Permanent housing with services is a proven, cost-effective approach to moving people from homelessness to stability, and opposing Proposition H will only let this crisis continue t
To the editor: Unfortunately, the “bad hair” blues are sung by members of all ethnic groups.   (“The ‘bad hair’ barrier for blacks,” Opinion,  Aug. 24) I am a Jewish American woman with Eastern E
Following a bizarre, hours-long standoff, L.A. police officers began searching the Tarzana home of singer Chris Brown on Tuesday as they hunted for a weapon the performer is said to have used to t
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Here are capsule previews for all 12 MW teams, which are listed in the order of predicted finish in the preseason media poll.
The Rebels (3-9) won only three games in Year 1 of the Tony Sanchez era — which was still an improvement considering they’d won only two games in eight of the previous 11 years — but they hung aro
Aloha will mean hello when former UNLV walk-on quarterback Jarin Morikawa returns to Las Vegas as a backup quarterback for Jackson State, which will take on the Rebels in the season opener for bot
For now, Mark Walton is the Miami Hurricanes' starting running back. That could change at any point during the season, according to offensive coordinator/running backs coach Thomas Brown. He said he e
Alabama may be atop the college football world as the season starts — the Crimson Tide are No. 1 in the major preseason polls — but the path back to the College Football Playoff is strewn with sub
The San Francisco Police Officers Assn. sent a letter to the NFL and the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, telling the organizations they should apologize for "the recent ill-advised statements made
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the latest in a line of athletes taking a stand on civil rights.
While we usually sing just the first verse of the song, website The Intercept raises question of whether the third verse 'literally celebrates the murder of African-Americans.'
Latest Release
"I want people to enjoy the book as much as I enjoyed writing it," Summary:Russell Little's debut novel, Murder for Me, launched July 9, 2016, is FREE Kindle download on Lab
"This is very exciting for me," Martine says. "It's a good way for me to introduce more readers to my work." Summary:YA Reads Book Review Blog Tour features Martine Lewis's debut
It is just not fair that in this country an Independent cannot debate a Republican or Democrat and why does the news media not care about other choices? Summary:Joseph Maldo
Summary:Family & Friends of convicted University of Virginia Varsity lacrosse player George W. Huguely have created a website: www.truthforgeorge.com. The site presents a plethora o
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 25, 2016) - StreamNet Inc. has added The Legends of Classic Soul Live Concerts to StreamNet’s, Motown Sound Concert Channel lineup. We are
"We live and work in a digital world," says Jay Gubert, Vice-President of VirtualTone. "Many companies run their business from mobile devices. Social networks, cloud-based applications,
I speak for the people as a working person that knows the struggles of what a person goes through in this country to just make ends meat. Summary:Tiger Trainer Joseph Maldon
Leadsbyseo has launched top professional SEO reseller services. The top SEO reseller in Noida, in a corporate press statement has declared that it has introduced an elite pa
Grade & Auction Your Cards & Collectibles with Small Traditions & Don't Spend a Single Penny Out-of-Pocket Summary:Denver-Based Auction Firm Presents 100 High-End Lots In It
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 17, 2016) -  StreamNet Inc. signs agreement to acquire master tapes to 44 Movie and Film Companies. The deal is expected to close in the next 60
"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
August 10, 2016 (DENVER, Colorado) – State-of-the-art dredging equipment is putting Denver-based Shell Dredging at the forefront of the global toxic mercury re

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Lawmakers offer tax amnesty to pot shops but also threaten to withhold their licenses to operate

Estimating that two-thirds of the medical marijuana stores in California have failed to pay sales taxes, state officials on Tuesday took a carrot-and-stick approach to persuade pot shops to pay th
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Stocks edge down as investors await jobs report

Stocks fell slightly Tuesday in another quiet day on Wall Street. Hesitant investors remained on the sidelines as a slow summer winds down. Shares of the candy company Hershey plunged after it wal
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'Doctor Strange' video explains what 'Doctor Strange' is actually about

Marvel has released a brand new behind-the-scenes featurette explaining “Doctor Strange,” because let’s be real — nobody really knows exactly what this movie is going to be about. The brief clip i
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Even with fewer games, 'Thursday Night Football' is still all right for CBS

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Time to fund 'permanent housing' for homeless

To the editor: Permanent housing with services is a proven, cost-effective approach to moving people from homelessness to stability, and opposing Proposition H will only let this crisis continue t
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The 'bad hair' blues know no racial barriers

To the editor: Unfortunately, the “bad hair” blues are sung by members of all ethnic groups.   (“The ‘bad hair’ barrier for blacks,” Opinion,  Aug. 24) I am a Jewish American woman with Eastern E
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Woman says Chris Brown pointed gun at her and said, 'I'm sick of you girls'

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'Don't Breathe' likely to beat 'Light Between Oceans' and 'Morgan' in Labor Day box office

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More turbulence over Santa Monica airport closure vote

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Survey reveals Taiwan is the best country for expats and Kuwait is the worst

A survey looked at expat experiences, including personal finance, job satisfaction and ease of settling in 67 countries. Taiwan and Malta came top and Kuwait and Greece ranked bottom.
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In Transit: How to Stay Safe at the Airport

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Baby born on Cebu Pacific flight given one million air points [Photos]

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The new downtown: Lower Manhattan reborn 15 years after 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen years after the Sept. 11th attacks, Lower Manhattan has been reborn. The revitalization of the city’s downtown, powered by $30 billion in government and private investme
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Las Vegas, Asian investors putting big money on Chinese tourism

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Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallies Christians in Boston

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Deal: Eight days in Ecuador, from Quito to the Amazon jungle, starts at $645

Geckos Adventures specializes in small-group travel with local guides. Among its last-minute discounts for this fall: an eight-day trip to Ecuador starting at $645 per person.

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After brushing by several adorably curious seal pups, they spot a mom humpback whale and her calf way off in the distance.
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