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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Josephine County’s growing marijuana industry is experiencing growing pains. The number of medical marijuana grow sites in the county has remained steady from a year ag
Microsoft is working on a mobile app targeting deskless shift workers — a market for managing and scheduling work hours that some peg as having huge potential.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal aviation officials estimate there will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to
CALGARY - Canada's mortgage insurance agency is reporting a 52 per cent increase in the number of insured home loans in arrears in Alberta, as low oil prices weaken the provincial economy. Canada Mor
EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it will increase environmental monitoring of in-situ oilsands plants following research that shows they can release contaminants into the land and water. A stud
Geoff ZiezulewiczBEIJING, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- China's H-6K medium- and long-range bomber will be open to the public for the first time this week, the People's Liberation Army Daily reported.
Richard TomkinsBEIJING, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- China may move to boost its air defense systems following a U.S. and South Korean decision to deploy THAAD on the Korean Peninsula.
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Hey, yoga lovers – your numbers in the U.S. are growing. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of yoga practitioners in the United States – up to 36.7 million from 20.4 million in 2012,
If you’re a shrimp fan, you’ll love this recipe. Jumbo shrimp are cooked in a sauce full of bold, bright flavor in a dish that comes together in mere minutes. This may not be a traditional dish wh
Amazon has set its sights on Chicago. The online retailer will open Amazon Books, a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reports. The store will be th
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Garment maker and pattern designer has been the major force behind Islander Sewing Systems the last 10 years             
In a first-of-its kind study, researchers found that active learning classrooms, which require more group work than traditional lecture courses, may create an unaccepting atmosphere for LGBTQIA studen
People are often excluded from social groups. Whether uninvolved observers find this acceptable or not may depend on the facial appearances of those excluded. The exclusion of cold and incompetent loo
Latest Tech
Some of the largest earthquakes in almost 40 years rocked Katla overnight, but an eruption doesn't seem to be in the works soon. The post Cluster of Big Earthquakes Rattles Iceland's Katla Volcano ap
The changes will make the influential module more automated, the company said.
Brooks HaysBOSTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- According to a new study, the Milky Way's black hole marked its transition from high-energy to hibernation with a bang some 6 million years ago.
Giddyup for some new iPhone action. The post Apple's iPhone Jamboree Is Coming September 7 appeared first on WIRED.
It appears Stephen McHugh and Julia Rose are still going strong. One week after seemingly confirming their relationship to the world, the “Are You the One?” Season 4 star posted some steamy shots of
With the 2016 “MTV Video Music Awards” wrapping up on Sunday, there’s obvioulsy a lot of talk surrounding the performances, the outfits and the speeches. There were also some notable moments that wer
Hillary Clinton's top aide announced Monday she was leaving her husband of six years after he was ensnared in another public sexting scandal. Huma Abedin said she was separating from Anthony Weiner,
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Don't buy into that extortionate diet fad or juice cleanse. Have more sex. That is the advice of two mental health and exercise experts at Curtin University.
Lita Ruskin, 15, from Stoke-on-Trent, was turned away by healthcare professionals including a GP and opticians before the growth, which was was part benign and part cancerous, was found.
The discovery by Florida State University has been hailed as a medical breakthrough as federal regulators race to find treatment for the infection, which is spreading through the US.
In animal tests, the lenses were at least as good as traditional eye drops at treating glaucoma, the second biggest cause of blindness worldwide, say Boston-based scientists.
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's recovery from its worst drought in over century could be stalled as anticipated rain relief from a La Nina weather system remains uncertain, the South African Weath
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Two brewing tropical systems menaced the southeastern United States on Monday, with forecasters warning that a tropical storm could make landfall later this week on Florida's G
Stephen FellerSALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Researchers at Intermountain Medical Center report integrating physical and mental healthcare led to better outcomes, less need for services and lower co
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* H1 net interest income of 6.47 billion roubles ($99.48 million) versus 3 billion roubles year ago
* Egypt agreed $12 bln IMF loan, $3 bln from World Bank (Adds details, quote, background, and bullet points)
* Q2 net interest loss 1.85 billion roubles ($28.44 million) versus profit of 903.5 million roubles year ago
* Fingerprint Cards gains on client China launch (Recasts, adds detail and updated prices at close)
* Appoints Eric Sabia as new CFO to replace Arthur Rozen Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, August 29 (Fitch) The personal auto insurance industry experienced significant performance deterioration in 2015, and is not showi
WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced on Monday that he directed his advisory council to evaluate whether the agency should continue to contrac
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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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BRIEF-Bank Uralsib H1 net result turns to profit of RUB 2.1 billion

* H1 net interest income of 6.47 billion roubles ($99.48 million) versus 3 billion roubles year ago
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UPDATE 3-Egyptian parliament approves value-added tax at 13 percent

* Egypt agreed $12 bln IMF loan, $3 bln from World Bank (Adds details, quote, background, and bullet points)
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BRIEF-AK Bars Bank Q2 net profit down at RUB 1.37 billion

* Q2 net interest loss 1.85 billion roubles ($28.44 million) versus profit of 903.5 million roubles year ago
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European shares lower on U.S. rate hike expectations, Alstom up

* Fingerprint Cards gains on client China launch (Recasts, adds detail and updated prices at close)
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BRIEF-Altamir appoints Eric Sabia new CFO

* Appoints Eric Sabia as new CFO to replace Arthur Rozen Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
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Fitch: Personal Auto Insurance Results Stall; Homeowners' a Profit Refuge

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, August 29 (Fitch) The personal auto insurance industry experienced significant performance deterioration in 2015, and is not showi
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security evaluating use of private prison companies

WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced on Monday that he directed his advisory council to evaluate whether the agency should continue to contrac
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BRIEF-Westbridge 2300 LLC says it has sold $8.7 million in equity financing

* Westbridge 2300 LLC says it has sold $8.7 million in equity financing - SEC Filing
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UPDATE 2-HSBC executive pleads not guilty in U.S. over forex scheme

NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A senior HSBC Holdings Plc executive pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he participated in a fraudulent scheme to front-run a $3.5 billion currency transaction
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Travelling to India? Female tourists should not wear skirts, says tourism minister [Video]

Travelling to India? Leave your skirt at home, says Mahesh Sharma, the country's minister of culture and tourism.
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London police arrest 240 at Notting Hill Carnival

LONDON (AP) — London police have made about 240 arrests at the Notting Hill Carnival as thousands of revelers turned out for one of Europe’s largest street parties. The Metropolitan Police repo
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SeaWorld: Choo Choo Soul set for concerts

Choo Choo Soul, a popular children's act, will perform multiple concerts next month at SeaWorld Orlando. 

The duo features Genevieve Goings as a hip-hop train conductor and Constantine "DC"

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UK weather to see another Indian summer!

As we officially enter autumn this week and the mercury looks set to soar to a high of 26 degrees in the south east, much higher than the average for this time of year of around 20.
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Top 10: World's best chocolate

The author of 'Chocolatours' has compiled a drool-worthy list of the world's best chocolate shops, from London's Paul A. Young to Mexico City's Que Bo!
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Los Angeles airport back to normal after panic-filled night

Los Angeles International Airport slowly returned to normal Monday after false reports of a shooter sent hundreds of panicked passengers racing onto streets or the tarmac and caused major flight delay
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Burning Man festival in Nevada begins as thousands hit the desert

Burning Man kicked off on Sunday as thousands of revelers made their way into the Nevada Desert for eight days of art and alternative living.
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Another Indian summer! South to bask in a week of sunshine as Britain enters autumn...but it's a different tale for the north which faces rain and gales 

As we officially enter autumn this week and the mercury looks set to soar to a high of 26 degrees in the south east, much higher than the average for this time of year of around 20.
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Would you pay £228 for a night in a CARAVAN? Hipster hub offers guests a stay in an Airstream... on a car park rooftop

Visitors to Melbourne can enjoy the hottest, new urban camping experience- on a car park roof top. Guests at Notel, spend the night in one of six vintage Airstreams.
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