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VANCOUVER - The University of British Columbia is speaking out after a rainbow Pride flag raised for the school's annual OUTWeek was found burned on the flagpole. In a statement released Tuesday, the
The company's overall expenses were slightly higher at Rs 1,482 crore in the third quarter of this fiscal, as against Rs 1,327.7 crore in the same period last year.
Indian stock markets are in the midst a selloff induced by fears of a banking crisis in Europe. The Nifty has corrected from 7,500 to below 7,300 in just two sessions. Shrikant Chouhan, technical anal
The Nifty futures traded on the Singapore Stock Exchange also known as the SGX Nifty was down 0.93 per cent or 68 points at 7,260.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude oil prices pushed higher on Wednesday after Iran said it was open to cooperation with Saudi Arabia, partly recovering from an 8 percent fall in the previous session led by
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks dipped early on Wednesday amid growing concerns about the health of the global banking sector, particularly in Europe, while the safe-haven yen stood near a 15-month hig
(Reuters) - HSBC has been sued by the families of U.S. citizens murdered by drug gangs in Mexico, claiming the bank let cartels launder billions of dollars to operate their business.
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For more than one year, local residents at Thanh Xuan Commune of Ha Noi's Soc Son District have been familiar with the image of a slim 17-year-old boy quietly sitting next to rows of graves, caref
A Washington D.C. lawyer has a case of mistaken identity — with Chipotle.
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Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann said Tuesday she is stepping aside as Gov. Mike Pence's running mate in an unusual move that allows a former state Republican Party chairman to join the ticket with th
In a move the district acknowledged was unprecedented for the middle of a school year, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday cut millions of dollars from school budgets, forcing principals to refigure the
Three people were injured Tuesday in separate shootings on the South, Southeast and Northwest sides, according to Chicago police. In the latest shooting, a 20-year-old man was shot at 7:17 p.m. on the
Sen. Bernie Sanders won a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday, propelled by support from a wide network of men, women, young people and independent vo
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to
Donald Trump nailed down a decisive first victory in New Hampshire's presidential primary Tuesday, proving his unorthodox campaign can translate the large crowds at his rambunctious rallies into the v
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's Tiete-Parana waterway, a key transport corridor for soybeans, corn, cellulose, fertilizer and other agricultural products, has reopened after a 20-month closure due
Bryony Bateman, 27, from Bristol joined a slimming club and exercised regularly but couldn't lose weight. Tests on a banana-shaped growth on her neck revealed she had thyroid cancer.
(Reuters) - China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently traveled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Surveyors were taken hostage in Yemen, accused of being representatives of Dracula in Papua New Guinea, worked in sandstorms and temperatures of 50 degrees Celsiu
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are heading to Puerto Rico this week to study whether the mosquito-borne Zika virus will cause an increase in cases
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is expected to legalize the cultivation of cannabis for medical or scientific purposes with a bill introduced to parliament on Wednesday -- the first step towards doctors
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"With there being low production and capital utilisation in many sectors, we have to wonder the veracity of this (official economic) data. India was always known for having credible statistics prior
The Rajasthan Special Investment Region Bill, 2016 would be introduced in the Assembly during the Budget session, starting February 29.
The state cabinet has decided to amend Information Technology Enabled Services Policy 2015 by incorporating some of the suggestions by the Indian Merchant Chamber of Commerce of Industry, Indian Bro
Islamic State has taken advantage of weak and collapsing governments to expand its reach, and remains determined to attack the United States, the top U.S. intelligence official said Tuesday.The Su
One night after violence erupted in Hong Kong over police treatment of snack vendors, sixth-grader Kumquat Chan was back by his parents’ side selling stinky tofu at the wildly popular but unlicens
Hillary Clinton conceded defeat in the New Hampshire primary as Sen. Bernie Sanders jumped out to a big lead in partial returns. Exit poll data showed Democratic voters here overwhelmingly sharing
Seven teenagers, some as young as 14 years old, were rescued from forced prostitution in the San Francisco Bay Area during Super Bowl week, authorities announced Tuesday. Some of the victims had p
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The Knicks fought back from a 16-point first-half deficit and set up an open look in the closing seconds. Langston Galloway’s shot clanged off the rim, however, sealing a sixth straight loss.
Toronto dealt Dion Phaneuf, their captain and highest-paid defenseman, to the Senators in a trade that will clear salary-cap space.
Leading, 87-80, San Antonio benefited from a flagrant-2 foul on Miami’s Hassan Whiteside to put the game away.
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