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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said cash-strapped Puerto Rico cannot force Wal-Mart Stores Inc's affiliate on the island to pay a special corporate tax that the retailer claim
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chief executive officer of Comverse Technology Inc pleaded guilty to securities fraud on Wednesday and was ordered detained a decade after fleeing the United States for
OTTAWA - The RCMP says its female members can wear a hijab if they choose. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale's office says the national police force respects people of all cultural and religious b
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OTTAWA - Canadian-trained Kurdish forces in Iraq are expected to watch the upcoming fight for the city of Mosul from the sidelines, underlying the ethnic and religious divisions that persist within th
TORONTO - The Canadian-Italian community is mobilizing to help after a deadly earthquake in central Italy killed at least 120 people and left thousands homeless on Wednesday The 6.2-magnitude quake s
LAMPMAN, Sask. - A Saskatchewan rural councillor has resigned from his job after posting an online comment about the shooting death of a First Nations man. The rural municipality of Browning, southea
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(Reuters Health) - Eating a handful of nuts five times per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, diabetes and many other chronic illnesses, say the authors of a
(Reuters Health) - For adults with type 2 diabetes, following a Mediterranean diet including at least two servings of fatty fish per week may lower the risk of diabetic retinopathy, according to an ob
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Archaeologists translating a very rare inscription on an ancient Etruscan temple stone have discovered the name Uni -- an important female goddess. The discovery indicates that Uni -- a divinity of fe
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Quito, Aug 25, IRNA – The Islamic Republic of Iran and Ecuador have signed three banking and agricultural cooperation documents.
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LONDON. — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted his reluctance to make expensive signings is down to the fact he treats the club’s transfer budget as if it were his own money. The Gunners boss is
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Iran, Ecuador sign three cooperation documents

Quito, Aug 25, IRNA – The Islamic Republic of Iran and Ecuador have signed three banking and agricultural cooperation documents.
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BRIEF-Avexis files for common stock offering by selling stockholder of upto $126.5 mln

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BRIEF-Nokomis Capital-Telenav agreed board to not exceed 8 members during restricted period

* Telenav agreed that, during restricted period, Telenav's board shall not exceed eight members - SEC filing
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Planet Hollywood adjusts plans for Disney-area resort

Nearly five months after announcing plans to build a Planet Hollywood Resort near Disney, developers filed plans with Orange County on Wednesday to construct the new hotel.

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Historic train station in Quebec capital celebrates its centennial

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Washington Monument could close for up to 9 months

WASHINGTON - The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says the Washington Monument elevator needs a major renovation that will likely require the monument to be closed for up to nine months. T
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GoHawaii mobile app details secret places, safety tips and island emojis

What should you do if you encounter a giant sea turtle while swimming or snorkeling in Hawaii? Want to find a secret spot for great kayaking and outrigger canoeing?

The newly released Go

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Public gets sneak peek at new Banff Gondola upper terminal [Photos]

The public got a sneak peek of Banff National Park’s newest tourist attraction this past weekend as the second and third floors of the Banff Gondola's upper terminal finally opened.
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Free pass at Muir Woods as National Park Service celebrates 100 years

The National Park Service turns 100 on Thursday and it wants everyone to see the Muir Woods National Monument for free through Sunday.
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On Delta, all-suite business class flights are coming

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'Frozen' musical on Disney Wonder will embrace puppets, lasers

We know the songs that will be in the new "Frozen" musical coming to the Disney Wonder cruise ship this fall, but it's the technology Disney Cruise Line hopes will set it apart.

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