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Universal theme parks owner Comcast NBCUniversal will take full ownership of Universal Studios Japan, buying a 49 percent stake from its current partners for $2.3 billion, the company said Tuesday. NB
Florida Hospital purchased an office building next to Interstate 4 in Maitland for $3.3 million with plans to locate support staff there, according to the hospital. The nonprofit group’s $3.3 millin a
The social capital of the Proprietatea Fund was cut by RON 503.7 million to RON 5.239 billion, according to an announcement published on the website of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). The decision
In the vast landscape of eastern Siberia there is a massive hole in the ground known as the 'doorway to the underworld' triggered from climate change in the recent decades.
The death of actor Bill Paxton as a result of surgery complications serves as a reminder that surgery carries risks, but there are steps you can take to minimize yours.
Humans have dramatically increased the spatial and seasonal extent of wildfires across the US in recent decades and ignited more than 840,000 blazes in the spring, fall and winter seasons over a 21-ye
The Jackson City Council voted up a resolution to move forward to borrow $90 million for infrastructure improvements              
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VIENNA (Reuters) - Twin panda cubs Fu Feng and Fu Ban have emerged from their indoor enclosure at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo and explored shrubs and a tree trunk climbing frame outdoors.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - In the early evening on a backstreet in downtown Jerusalem, Arabs and Jews are milling around, preparing for battle. But this isn't a new round of Middle East violence, it's a...
Cheryl was glowing as she confirmed her pregnancy [L'Oreal] Cheryl and Liam Payne are expecting their first child together, as the former Girls Aloud singer recently confirmed her pregnancy in a g
Kate Middleton has been knocked off the top spot  [Getty] Kate Middleton is one of the biggest trend setters in the United Kingdom.  The Duchess Of Cambridge keeps fans hooked with
Harry Kane's girlfriend Kate Goodland headed out to the gym [Silverhub] But now it seems the blonde bombshell is already keen to get back in shape as she was spotted at the gym. The 24 year old
Kailyn Lowry reveals her baby bump [Kailyn Lowry/Instagram] The Teen Mom 2 star shared a lengthy message with fans via her website, before sharing a baby bump picture with her 2.9 million fol
Helping people cope with the decision to put down a terminally ill pet has led to a successful business known as Last Wishes, a 4-year-old mobile pet euthanasia service that allows animals to die at
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The best asset management program is the one that leverages your company's existing capabilities and tools, and tracks your assets to the level of detail that is commensurate with your organizational
Here's a sobering thought for all you parents out there. The connected toy you bought your child for Christmas... the one that let you leave each other voice messages? Strangers could be listening to
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's Xbox division said on Tuesday it would launch a $9.99-per-month subscription service that will allow gamers to play over 100 Xbox One and "backward compatible" Xbox 360 vi
WASHINGTON (AP) — An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest surgical repair for the blurry close-up vision that is a bane of middle age. [...] the Washington ophthalmo
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Netflix employees were personally affected by U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to ban people entering from seven Muslim countries, its CEO said Tuesday. Reed Hastings ha
A middle school in New York City reports fewer suspensions under the school's new approach to discipline, but there is not yet much rigorous evidence to support new approaches.
(Reuters) - OneWeb Ltd, a U.S. satellite startup backed by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, and debt-laden satellite operator Intelsat SA agreed to merge in a share-for-share deal on Tuesday.
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The shift from film to digital technology appears to have improved cancer detection rates for diagnostic mammography, but also has increased the abnormal interpretation rate, which may lead to more wo
Researchers have designed a machine that can rapidly produce large quantities of customized peptides. This technology could help researchers rapidly generate new peptide drugs to test on diseases incl
Cotton, a longtime staple crop on the South Plains and major part of the region’s economy, is growing into a new sector: environmental cleanup following oil spills. Now a new study concludes that fine
OTTAWA - An eastern Ontario farmer who has been ordered to stop selling raw milk is hoping to persuade the province to let him continue the practice. Michael Ilgert has been offering unpasteurized mi
John in Britain says he hasn't left his house this year due to his anxiety disorder, as politicians in the UK question whether the condition is a disability.
Researchers have discovered tanning devices cost the United States $343.1 million annually in healthcare costs due to their association with skin cancers.
(Reuters) - Patients with relapsed multiple myeloma treated with Amgen Inc's Kyprolis lived more than seven months longer than those who received Takeda Pharmaceutical Co's Velcade, according to data
Latest Finance
Implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will bring down the cost of exporters by up to Rs 15,000 per 40 equivalent units (TEU) of container, a
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today held a series of meetings with UK investors as he projected India as one of the bright spots for investments amid global economic slowdown.
Regulator TRAI today said it will be "happy" to give its recommendations to the government on spectrum auctions, including timing and pricing aspects, as and when the matter is referred to it.
Banks' heavy investments into G- secs since the note-ban may turn out to be a bad call as they await a treasury shock in the current quarter following the 45 -50 bps spike in bond yields.
Warning that the banking industry is staring at a potential stress of nearly Rs 55,000 crore in its MSME exposure, Transunion-Cibil today launched a ranking for small businesses to take care of "inf
With the GDP growing by 7 percent in the third quarter, India Inc said the economy is getting back on track yet reforms are needed to revive investments and push demand hit by note ban.
It's the first model in the rebirth of the Alpine sub-brand two decades after Renault killed it off and is expected to go on sale in the UK with a price tag of around £50,000.
Latest Sport
Freeman, who still works for British Cycling, emailed the committee's chairman Damian Collins MP to confirm he was too ill to attend the Westminster session on 'Combating Doping in Sport'.
Bayern Munich are set to welcome pacey winger Franck Ribery back into the starting XI for their crunch clash with rivals Schalke, though young prodigy Renato Sanches is set to miss out.
Romelu Lukaku says he is enjoying life at Everton as his agent, Mino Raiola, continues talks over a new deal worth more than £100,000 a week. The Belgian has netted 17 league goals this season.
Brighton and Newcastle go head to head on Tuesday night as the battle for promotion heats up. Here, we answer why you should be focusing on the biggest Championship fixture of the year...
Damien Duff spent three glittering seasons at Chelsea from 2003-2006, winning two Premier League titles and one League Cup after signing from Blackburn for £17million.
Leigh Halfpenny has owned up to the 'mistake' of turning down a penalty attempt in Wales' RBS 6 Nations defeat to Scotland, according to kicking coach Neil Jenkins.
Guardiola spoke to Sheik Mansour on City's recent trip to Abu Dhabi. The Catalan has taken his side to third in the Premier League and to the brink of the Champions League quarter-finals.
Luis Enrique admits Barcelona are reliant on the form of Lionel Messi to a large extent and it would be 'naive' to think otherwise. Barca play Sporting Gijon on Wednesday night.
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TFA will bring down costs for exporters: CBEC

Implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will bring down the cost of exporters by up to Rs 15,000 per 40 equivalent units (TEU) of container, a
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Arun Jaitley holds meetings with UK investors

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Regulator TRAI today said it will be "happy" to give its recommendations to the government on spectrum auctions, including timing and pricing aspects, as and when the matter is referred to it.
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Banks stare at heavy treasury losses in Q4 as yields soar

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Cibil pegs MSME bad loans at Rs 55K-cr,launches score for them

Warning that the banking industry is staring at a potential stress of nearly Rs 55,000 crore in its MSME exposure, Transunion-Cibil today launched a ranking for small businesses to take care of "inf
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India Inc pitches for reforms as economy grows 7% in Q3

With the GDP growing by 7 percent in the third quarter, India Inc said the economy is getting back on track yet reforms are needed to revive investments and push demand hit by note ban.
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Alpine A110 sports car revealed by Renault

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Storm damages have temporarily closed California Route 41 just south of Yosemite National Park, forcing northbound park visitors to make a detour through Mariposa and El Portal.

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Most parts of the UK faced an ice warning today as the Met Office warned motorists to take extra care on untreated roads and forecast showers falling as rain, sleet and hail – and even snow in hilly
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Tourists visiting the UK are to snap up cheap hotel rooms

Travellers from Japan, Brazil, Australia and the Eurozone visiting the UK are set to benefit from hotel room rates that are significantly cheaper this year compared to 2016, according to TripAdvisor
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From the 'bad customer service' in shops to the dreary weather in the summer, Americans have taken to a US-based online forum to reveal what they like least about the British way of life.
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SeaWorld attendance, revenue dip in fourth quarter

SeaWorld Entertainment’s year-over-year attendance and revenues dropped in its fourth quarter, the company reported Tuesday.

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When winter in Croatia's Plitvice Lakes National Park drags the temperatures low enough, the rugged landscape transforms into scenes worthy of a fairytale.
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