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Ratings agency S&P says the political climate in South Africa is making economic reforms more challenging.
BEIJING, Sept 30 (Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded in September as domestic and export orders picked up but the improvement was marginal and manufacturers continued to shed jobs, a private
Supermarkets in the UK deliberately overproduce in-store baked bread to keep shelves full as a marketing ploy, food waste charities claim.
Thousands of Indonesian workers have taken to the streets in Jakarta to protest against a government tax amnesty scheme which is meant to plug a big budget deficit.
Thousands of firms are about to see "the largest change in a generation" to the amount they pay in business rates.
The validity of the 10 Trip Card (10-T card) will be for 15 days and the facility will be applicable on a trial basis for three months, DMRC said.
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The 'Miss Peregrine' director became a trending topic Thursday.             
She's officially our halftime headliner.             
Craft spirits add to wine trails around Kelowna and Penticton.
The changes to coho fishing regulations have started to occur on an almost daily basis, and this time state Fish and Wildlife has announced a marine area where hatchery coho can be kept very soon. Be
After an extensive search of the water on Sept. 20, police said they recovered the 28-year-old man’s body. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified him.
Searching for them could expose your computer to malware.             
Latest Tech
Apple is slated to launch its special 10th anniversary iPhone — referred internally as the iPhone 8 — next year. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus did not set the bar high as they only came with minor u
Le Holdings Ltd., better known commercially as LeEco, has announced the Oct. 19 launch date of its products in San Francisco, California. The China-based manufacturer will be expanding its services i
As more and more consumers get hyped up over Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro 2016 model, rumors are running amok to claim when the Cupertino giant is likely to debut its redesigned laptop. However, be w
(Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Elliott Management said it bought 8.1 percent stake in Mentor Graphics Corp , calling on the company to increase shareholder value and pursue "strategic opportunities."
A contract between the U.S. and a non-profit in charge of all internet domain names expires September 30th, and has lawmakers saying America is "giving away the internet"        
Your commute could be in for a change, as Google launches its sort-of-competitor to Uber and Lyft: Waze Carpool.The app, which taps into Waze's traffic navigation system so commuters can share rides
Latest Health
One in 10 unpaid carers who called 999 or took their loved one to A&E did so because they did not know where else to go, a report by Carers UK suggests.
One in six young people eat fast food twice a day, according to a survey of the nation's eating habits.
Ethical questions around a new gene editing technology need to be considered now - even though its use may be some way off, experts say.
The warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cited 11 countries and was not as urgent as those issued earlier this year regarding Latin America and the Caribbean.
BOSTON (Reuters) - The risk posed by the Zika virus to developing fetuses is likely far greater than current estimates suggest, a top U.S. health official said on Thursday.
Alan Mozes, HealthDay News "Entitled" individuals who feel superior to others often end up unhappy when reality fails to match their expectations, new research shows.
HealthDay News Many cancer patients in low- and middle-income nations who would benefit from radiation treatment don't receive it, a new study finds.
Latest Finance
NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) - CNO Financial Group Inc on Thursday said that two of its subsidiaries were terminating agreements with reinsurer Beechwood Re, after regulators in two states said that m
BRASILIA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's top prosecutor's office complained on Thursday that Panama had failed to deliver banking information requested over a year ago in the massive corruption investig
SINGAPORE, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Singapore's total bank lending in August hit a nine-month high on an increase in loans to financial institutions and the construction sector, central bank data showed on
CHANGSHA, China/BEIJING, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Property speculators in China are looking for the next big thing beyond the country's major cities. And they may have found it in the inland city of Changs
SHANGHAI, Sept 30 (Reuters) - China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) expects its plans for a new China-led nuclear power plant in Britain to win government approval within five years, the firm'
* Raises concerns that more tightening measures needed (Adds Beijing to dateline)
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Latest Sport
The Sports Xchange ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Even in what qualified as a relatively off day through three weeks of the season, the Oakland Raiders look qualified to make a run at a playoff berth.
The Sports Xchange The Texas Longhorns open Big 12 Conference action on Saturday afternoon (noon on ABC) in Stillwater, Okla., against the Oklahoma State Cowboys (2-2, 0-1).
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Kingston College (KC) and Wolmer's Boys School are expected to continue their impeccable run or form in this year's Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Man
The General predicts winners and scores for the fourth week of NFL action.
TORONTO — Following a demoralizing loss on Wednesday, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons had maintained that his charges were “resilient” and would bounce back in the series wrapper against the Baltimore
As poorly as Josh Reddick hit in August, the right fielder, acquired in an Aug. 1 trade from Oakland, was unable to drag the Dodgers down with him. While the left-handed-hitting Reddick batted .16
Mike Scioscia has always said the most valuable players each year should come from a contending team, a notable viewpoint this year because his team is not one. “I still feel that way,” the Angels
Wright hurts his shoulder on a touchdown run, but the Warriors win, 12-8.
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CNO units cut agreements with Beechwood due to Platinum exposure

NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) - CNO Financial Group Inc on Thursday said that two of its subsidiaries were terminating agreements with reinsurer Beechwood Re, after regulators in two states said that m
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Brazil slams Panama for not helping in Petrobras graft probe

BRASILIA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's top prosecutor's office complained on Thursday that Panama had failed to deliver banking information requested over a year ago in the massive corruption investig
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Singapore August bank lending climbs to 9-month high

SINGAPORE, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Singapore's total bank lending in August hit a nine-month high on an increase in loans to financial institutions and the construction sector, central bank data showed on
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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Fever spreads: China's property speculators descend on inland cities

CHANGSHA, China/BEIJING, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Property speculators in China are looking for the next big thing beyond the country's major cities. And they may have found it in the inland city of Changs
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China nuclear firm expects go-ahead for another plant in Britain -Xinhua

SHANGHAI, Sept 30 (Reuters) - China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) expects its plans for a new China-led nuclear power plant in Britain to win government approval within five years, the firm'
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UPDATE 1-Fever spreads: China's property speculators descend on inland cities

* Raises concerns that more tightening measures needed (Adds Beijing to dateline)
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BRIEF-IMF Bentham updates on settlement of class action against Rivercity

* Advises that it has received approximately $40m in relation to Rivercity Matter
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UPDATE 1-Some BOJ board members had doubts on policy overhaul -meeting summary

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Oregon State Treasury to press Wells Fargo for major changes

Sept 29 (Reuters) - Oregon State Treasury said on Thursday that it will press Wells Fargo & Co to make reforms in its management structure and executive compensation in light of a sales scandal that h
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Universal Orlando unveils virtual reality Halloween show

ORLANDO, Fla. - As you enter the dark set — an old library from the 1700s filled with ancient artifacts — at Universal Orlando Resort's new Halloween experience, it's obvious you're in for a creepy ti
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Disney Springs: Princesses set for month of royal meetings

There will be a month of royal encounters at Disney Springs starting on Saturday. Disney Princesses will be holding court, greeting the public every day in October.

Exactly which characters

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Airbnb offering fans the chance to spend the night at Abbey Road Studios

The hospitality company has announced that it’s offering a stay at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, hosted by musician Mark Ronson. The split-level Studio 3 will be converted into a temporary bedroom.
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Busch Gardens welcomes another baby gorilla

The gorilla population at Busch Gardens has gotten a little bit bigger. Oliver, a western lowland gorilla, was born at the Tampa theme park on Aug. 18. 

Oliver's mother is Mary, 28, who came

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UK weather sees one of the hottest Septembers on record and the sun will keep shining next week

A wet summer and warm September have produced prime conditions for Trebah Garden, near Falmouth, Cornwall, which resembled a Monet painting when photographed today.
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Airbnb is offering pop fans the chance to spend the night at Abbey Road Studios (and turning the volume up to 11 is one of the house rules)

The hospitality company has announced that it’s offering a stay at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, hosted by musician Mark Ronson. The split-level Studio 3 will be converted into a temporary bedroom.
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Third parking garage in the works for Disney Springs

A third parking garage is in the works for Disney Springs.

The Reedy Creek Improvement District on Wednesday authorized its staff to pursue some conceptual architectural and engineering desi

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Disney World's Yacht and Beach Club plans convention space expansion

Walt Disney World's Yacht & Beach Club Resort plans to expand its convention space with an additional 25,000 square feet.

That will bring total convention space at the resort to 100,000 squa

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Competition Bureau accuses YVR of restricting competition among airline caterers

OTTAWA - The Competition Bureau is accusing the Vancouver Airport Authority of imposing restrictions which it says decreases competition among in-flight catering companies. The regulator has applied
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