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BOSTON - Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016. The industry's top companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are on the defensive after taking hits t
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Ryan Reynolds is back in superhero mode with the clearly R-rated 'Deadpool.' He's a wisecracking, foul-mouthed mutant wearing a red suit and kicking butt.            &#
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A prosthetic arm made of Lego that disabled children can customise to their own needs won the grand prize at the Netexplo forum for digital technology in Paris.
The shake-up raised questions about the direction of an agency often caught in the clash between property rights and conservation. The commission created by voters in 1972 has broad sway over constr
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Capgemini rules out job cuts
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Despite consistent government reports showing that women make less money than men in most occupations, and the drumbeat for equal pay on the presidential campaign trail, most people do not think there
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Crisis pregnancy centers in California are in a battle with the state over a new law requiring them to post a notice that free or low-cost abortion care is available.
The governor’s office said that the plan would help remedy situations in which teenagers cannot seek H.I.V. treatment without parental consent.
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