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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Stock markets were mostly lower Friday as investors awaited a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen later in the day for cues on the timing of the next int
The Canadian dollar is trading at 77.54 cents US this morning, up 0.18 of a cent from Thursday's close. The U.S. dollar is trading at C$1.2896, down 0.30 of a cent. Pound sterling is worth C$1.7019,
The victims of the shootings at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando who were treated at Orlando Regional Health System as well as Florida Hospital will not be billed for out of pocket costs for treatment recei
Katie Jackson is the Vice President of Sustainability and External Affairs for Jackson Family Wines. In her role, Jackson co-manages the Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs Department and lead
Islamic State's (ISIS) oil operations are continuing to come under pressure from U.S.-led air strikes, while the Iraqi army is advancing toward the ISIS occupied city city of Mosul in the northern par
Baku administrative-economic court ?2 will consider the issue on bankruptcy of Executive Credit Agency non-credit banking organization (NBCO), the official press reported.
New Delhi, Aug 26: Did you know that your bank charges you for every little service? Most banks do put up information on these charges on their websites, but people seem to pay little attention to the
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The film's portrayal of the future first lady appears to contrast with her public image, but here's why it makes sense.
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The Ex On The Beach star stepped out for a night on the town with her BFF. Taking to Instagram, she wrote: "Not just my bestfriend.. She's my soulmate @georgiajayd." But fans were only interested i
One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and another two have been wounded in the area of fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, the national security information and analysis center said o
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has demanded the release of a Crimean Tatar activist who was forcibly admitted to a psychiatric clinic on the peninsula, which has been annexed by Russia.In its statement issu
Members of the Zaporizhia city council have barred performers who publicly support Russian aggression against Ukraine and the occupation of Crimea from participating in any public events in the city.
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HEM securities has come out with its report on Madhya Bharat Agro Products IPO. in its research report as on August 29 , 2016.
The mystery around what's happening with Google Fiber just deepened. Alphabet, Google's parent company, has reportedly directed Google Fiber to cut its staff in half.
Scientists at the Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, Germany, have revealed that ESA's Rosetta probe was hit by a shower of dust from the comet it is orbiting in February.
Researchers at Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, created nanobots by folding DNA into shells that can hold drugs.The drugs can be later released using electromagnetic energy.
Seattle-based Boeing has applied for a patent proposing to use military weapons fitted with fire-retarding ammunition. It says its technology could be twice as effective as traditional methods.
These days, sport is increasingly embracing predictive analytics
NASA’s Juno is all set for its closest approach to Jupiter on Saturday, when the spacecraft — which entered into orbit around the gas giant on July 4 — will be soaring about 2,500 miles above the pla
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Subjecting vegetables to intense heat can alter their nutritional profile and may compromise some nutrients, but it can also boost others.
My daughter’s bike was a symbol of independence and growing up, the freedom of wheels that I hadn’t had at her age.
Contra Costa Vector Control District officials found two dead birds in Concord and three others in Oakley, Danville and Pleasant Hill.
Kids being treated at Valley Medical Center got a surprise pick-me-up Thursday when a local shoe shop and Sheriff's deputies teamed up to hand out backpacks filled to the brim with school supplies thr
Lianne Hunter, 29 from Manchester, was diagnosed with psoriasis at age five. It causes her skin to erupt in painful red patches - made worse by cold weather, sugary foods and stress.
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* Says it completes transfer of 99.01 percent stake partnership interest in a Shanghai VC investment limited partnership (LP), for 10 million yuan
TOKYO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Takata Corp has shortlisted six or seven companies, including a competitor and private-equity funds, as potential financial investors to bail out the Japanese car-parts maker
ATHENS, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Greek bank deposits dropped slightly in July after a rise in the previous two months, data released by the country's central bank showed on Friday.
Aug 26 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn was lately in talks to sell his stake in nutritional supplement maker Herbalife Ltd to a group that included hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, the Wall
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MILAN, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena Fabrizio Viola has the full backing of the lender's chairman and reports he will be replaced are groundless, the bank's
* Says unit wins land auction for 1.25 billion yuan ($187.44 million) in Zhuhai city
Latest Sport
Listen to Episode 3 of the new E&S Football Podcast - a weekly look at all things Wolves, Albion, Saddlers and Villa.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis is refusing to panic buy ahead of deadline day as Albion's transfer frustrations continue.
Expressandstar.com bring you all of the latest transfer talk from Wolves, West Brom, Aston Villa and Walsall.
Walsall have announced the loan signing of Aston Villa defender Kevin Toner, until January 2017.
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West Brom boss Tony Pulis will refuse to panic buy ahead of deadline day as Albion's transfer frustrations continue. The 58-year-old is prepared to take the flak for the Baggies' signing struggles.
MATT MALTBY: Max Verstappen is on the right track to becoming Formula One's main attraction after continuing his rise up the ranks with Red Bull, according to Mark Webber.
Joe Hart’s days at Manchester City are numbered after Claudio Bravo’s arrival from Barcelona on Thursday, but where will he end up? Sportsmail lists his options.
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"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
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Summary:The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy presents renowned singer-songwriters Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik on Sunday, September 25th at 5 p.m. on the magnificent Great Lawn
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