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Facebook on Wednesday reported second-quarter sales and revenue that beat Wall Street's expectations.
PG&E's guilt or innocence linked to its actions before and after a fatal explosion in San Bruno that was one of the worst utility disasters in American history is now in the hands of a jury that b
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OTTAWA - Some facts about Hunter Tootoo, who returned to work Wednesday as an Independent MP for Nunavut after seeking treatment for alcohol addiction: Born: August 18, 1963 Age: 52 Political caree
In a bid to prevent money laundering, the U.S. Treasury Department will require buyers of luxury homes in Los Angeles and other California counties with pricey real estate to reveal their identiti
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What's better on a 90-degree day than a frozen treat? We love them and so do the animals at the Detroit Zoo.             
In a sign of improved health and nutrition, average heights have grown around the world.
Lynx, Sparks secure playoffs spot before pro league takes a break for Summer Games.
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STEPHANIE Davis has another landmark to celebrate in her life. The former Hollyoaks actress, who is expecting her first child, is officially a homeowner. Sharing the exciting news with her Twitter
KIM Kardashian has shared an adorably rare post of her eight-month-old baby Saint West. The reality TV queen posted the very quick clip of her young son on Snapchat – just one day after the family c
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NEW YORK (AP) — Florida health officials are investigating two more mysterious cases of Zika infection that do not appear to be related to travel, bringing the total to four. [...] scientists recent
PRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) — In a story July 27 about a rural Oregon town that has reinvented itself as a high-tech outpost, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Facebook came to Prineville to
(Reuters) - GoPro Inc's quarterly revenue plunged 47.4 percent, but beat analysts' estimates, which have been sharply lowered on shrinking demand for the company's body-mounted point-of-view cameras.
Brooks HaysCOVENTRY, England, July 27 (UPI) -- A new study suggests the oscillating appearance of the star system AR Scorpii is explained by its companion's aggressive tendencies.
Brooks HaysCOLUMBUS, Ohio, July 27 (UPI) -- Scientists have developed a dandelion strain with natural rubber in its roots. The summer weed that invades suburban lawns could be the next rubber tree.
President Barack Obama came out of nowhere to block Hillary Clinton's presidential ambitions during the 2008 Democratic primary. Eight years later, he is expected to open wide the door to the White H
An ape at the Indianapolis Zoo is giving scientists insight into how human speech may have evolved across time. Scientists from Durham University in the United Kingdom discovered that orangutans migh
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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says his top concern right now is making sure communities affected by an oil spill have enough drinking water and the wider debate over pipelines
Supplements can cause side effects especially with other medications.
Scientists from the University of California say their findings on rats will further dispel the ‘widespread belief’ cannabis is harmless.
Once you reach 12, you are far more likely to light up a joint in California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington than anywhere else in the United States, according to new federal data.
There are now four potential cases of local transmission in Florida. The growing number of cases not related to travel or sex add to the prospect that native mosquitoes may now carry the virus.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department's criminal-fraud section sent diagnostic-testing company Alere Inc a subpoena last month seeking patient-billing records, the WSJ reported, citing people famili
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Florida health department said on Wednesday it is investigating another two cases of Zika not related to travel to a place where the virus is being transmitted, raising the pos
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Three armed suspects invaded a woman’s home, tied her up and robbed her home in Sherman Oaks on Tuesday night, police said. The woman managed to escape, but so did the robbers, unfortunately.  The
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Democratic National Convention live updates: Obama to speak tonight, Tim Kaine officially nominated July 27, 2016, 3:02 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:• Watch liv
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Less than a week after saying he wasn’t ready to walk away from the Seattle Sounders, the only coach the franchise has ever had did just that. Sigi Schmid resigned Tuesday as part of a mutual agre
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The ALS Assn. is crediting money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge for the discovery of a gene's connection to the progressive disease. Those who accepted the challenge allowed buckets of ic
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Francoise Abanda's run at the Rogers Cup has come to an end, losing her second-round match 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina on Wedn
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) – West Indies on Wednesday called-up uncapped teenage fast bowler Alzarri Joseph to their squad for the second Test against India which gets underway at Sabina Park on Sa
The Tigers won, 4-3, securing the three-game sweep in Boston.             
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Sherman Oaks woman escapes after robbers invade her home and tie her up

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