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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy statement, as strong U.S. economic data raised questions over the likely course for interest
PARIS (AP) — Airbus Group’s profits rose in the first half of the year thanks to asset sales and a satellite launch merger, but the planemaker suffered losses linked to its troubled A400M milit
WASHINGTON (AP) — With consumers spending and employers hiring more freely, the U.S. economy has fared better of late. But when the Federal Reserve ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday, most anal
NEW DELHI (AP) — “Pokemon Go,” the highly addictive online game, has landed in India and thousands are out searching for pokemon characters as the mania spreads. Although it has not been
NEW YORK (AP) — Well at least the Democrats and the Republicans agree on something at their conventions: They both want to revive a Depression-era bank law that was abolished more than 15 years ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior senator is examining whether Medicare’s prescription drug benefit is vulnerable to manipulation by pharmaceutical companies that set very high prices for medications.
Specifically talking about Ramchandi coal block, the MD CEO of Jindal Steel Power (JSPL), Ravi Uppal said that the coal block was never used by the company. However, the project related to that wa
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Ai Weiwei puts himself back in a jail cell in new Spanish show
After failing to pitch up for his maiden gig in Botswana last month, Nigerian actor and comedian Francis Odega, famously referred to as Gerara Here, is set to make up and make his debut performance
Onalenna Tabane popularly known as Tau Ya Motswaki in music circles, has released a new single entitled Age Is Just A Number.
Botswana artist, Veronica Kgalalelo Brooks known as Diva Vebrok, has said the spiritual doctor from Ghana, Nana Kwaku Bonsam will remain her lover and she is happy that her family has accepted him.
Half of Hollywood showed up to sing for Hillary.             
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SEATTLE (AP) — University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of sting ray and other fi
I wonder if you are as staggered as I am at the recent furore around Nintendo’s new mobile game, called Pokémon Go. With the Pokémon franchise having already dominated the respective worlds of childr
Black Country MPs’ have called for greater scrutiny over academy bosses' expense accounts after it emerged that some chief executives were claiming huge sums of taxpayers money in perks.
Harrison Ford almost died on the sets on “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” when aboard the Millennium Falcon, a film production company admitted in court Tuesday.
Fashion vlogger Marina Joyce posted cryptic messages on her Twitter account late Tuesday as fans got worried about her well-being after the British fashionista posted a new video apparently whisperin
The US space agency NASA has released a video explaining the case of the missing Ceres craters.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising sea levels due to hurricanes and tidal flooding intensified by climate change will put military bases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a rep
Those undergoing the menopause after the age of 55 have an elevated risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.
In recent years, numerous diseases have been tied to variations in gut microbiota. The probiotics industry targets gut and intestinal health by developing products built mostly around enzyme cultures
A new study finds that three years post-bone marrow transplant, the incidence of severe chronic graft-versus-host disease was 44 percent in patients who had received transplants from matched, unrelate
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling a deadly wildfire in rugged drought-stricken terrain north of Los Angeles faced a return of brutal heat on Tuesday after a day-long respite of cooler weather and
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Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News For some brain cancer patients, pinpoint radiation of tumors, appears to do less damage to mental abilities than whole brain radiation, a new study finds.
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TOKYO, July 27 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday his government would compile a stimulus package of more than $265 billion to reflate the flagging economy, media report
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Robert Gsellman was great for Las Vegas Tuesday night but Cesar Valdez was better for Fresno, and the 51s dropped the series opener against the Grizzlies 1-0 at Chukchansi Park in Fresno.
Angelo Mathews will have to motivate his bowlers to get several breakthroughs in the first session for a comeback.
While BCCI president Anurag Thakur wasn't available for his comment, other sources confirmed about the developments regarding the series.
The ICC is currently running affairs in the US directly.  
Swiss tennis star Roger Federer announced Tuesday that he will not play any tournaments for the remainder of the 2016 season, since he needs “extensive rehabilitation” after his knee surgery earlier
Right-hander and current Chicago Cub reliever had a bumpy ride in the Motor City             
1:35 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit, MLB Network, WXYT-FM (97.1): Fulmer seeks his 10th win, a three-game sweep by road team             
Seltzer, head professional at Blythefield Country Club near Grand Rapids, was at seven-under 137 entering today’s final round on the Alpine course at Boyne Mountain Resort.       
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