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The Department of Energy has announced two finalists to host a federal laboratory to develop the next generation of geothermal energy technology: one within the U.S. Naval Air Station in Fallon an
After a four week roller coaster ride, oil futures remain in a technical bull market defying all logical expectations and market fundamentals to the contrary. As it were, the current four-week cycle e
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BOONE, Iowa (Reuters) - Monsanto Co's digital agriculture platform should begin generating revenue for the seed and chemical company by 2020 as paid subscriptions for data-driven farm management and p
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp on Wednesday said Michael Andres will retire as president of McDonald's USA at the end of the year as the fast-food chain fights to maintain the momentum of it
The European Commission ruled Tuesday that Apple must pay roughly $14.5 billion in back taxes plus interest             
The development team planning a $200-million project for the state fairgrounds will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday             
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Maybe it's not a 'standoff' if you're exercising your 4th Amendment rights.             
You finally get a baby-sitter, and it’s Saturday night. All the weekday happy hours are over. Now where do you go for a great deal? Reporter Tan Vinh has answers.
Honeymooners seeking over-the-top accommodations and exotic locales have a new list to peruse.
The National Weather Service said Hurricane Madeline had weakened but remained on track to hit Hawaii's Big Island early Thursday. Officials urged residents to take steps to protect themselves and th
In his new Amazon series, 'Eat the World,' Emeril Lagasse travels across the globe with culinary colleagues, taking in the local cuisine and culture. The famed chef says he often uses food as a way to
In this podcast, we hop from Jerry Lewis' new movie to Jaden Smith's green mission.             
Chef James Rigato will leave Omar Ramirez in charge of Mabel Gray while he’s cooking it Italy             
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International revelers gathered Wednesday in the tiny Valencian town of Buńol on the east coast of Spain to play in tomato juice. La Tomatina, the world’s largest tomato-throwing festival, turned 71
A burning ring of fire will be seen in the skies of Africa Thursday. Early in the morning, the moon will align between the star and Earth and block out most of the light, darkening the sky above much
Tesla Motors has been under scrutiny ever since its first Model S fatal crash happened back in May. However, CEO Elon Musk is not letting the series of setbacks his carmaker is facing get to him. The
(Reuters) - InterContinental Hotels Group Plc-owned Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants said an investigation had found a malware attack on servers that processed payment cards used at some of its hotels.
President Barack Obama says the extraordinary efforts that have been put into healing Lake Tahoe the past two decades prove it is possible to pass on the nation's greatest natural treasures to future
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck 188 km (116 miles)in the ocean northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS )reported.
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A tropical storm developing in the Gulf of Mexico could produce near hurricane-force winds by the time it makes landfall in Florida, the National Hurricane Center said on Wedn
A new study has found that moderate alcohol consumption does not affect a woman’s ability to get pregnant, although higher amounts might.
The move was part of a broader effort by the federal government to reduce deaths from drug overdoses, now more numerous than car crashes in the United States.
Scientists can now directly probe a previously hard-to-see layer of chemistry thanks to a unique X-ray toolkit. A key breakthrough enabling the latest experiment was in tailoring “tender” X-rays—which
As for many other biomedical and biotechnology disciplines, the genome scissor 'CRISPR/Cas9' also opens up completely new possibilities for cancer research. Scientists have shown that mutations that a
New study results provide insight into a long-observed, but little-understood connection between chronic pain and anxiety and offer a potential target for treatment. Researchers found that increased e
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday it will spend 10.5 million reais ($3.25 million) to buy marketing rights to the financially troubled R
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(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO/SANTIAGO, August 31 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating to Nacion Seguros de Retiro S.
* Target Capital Inc says Royce Lee has been appointed new Chief Financial Officer for company
LIMA, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Peru's government will present a bill to raise taxes on corporate profits in order to lower sales taxes and boost the economy, Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne said on Wednesda
Latest Sport
Nice have signed striker Mario Balotelli from Liverpool, the clubs said Wednesday, with British media saying the Italy international has moved on a free transfer.
Records consistently fell as the deadline for European football transfers ended Wednesday and new managers at the biggest clubs refined their squads with Chelsea resigning Brazilian defender David Lui
Premier League champions Leicester City paid a club record fee for Sporting Lisbon’s Algeria striker Islam Slimani just hours before the transfer window closed Wednesday.
Manchester City streamlined their bloated squad after an offseason of heavy spending under new coach Pep Guardiola, sending Joe Hart, Wilfried Bony, Samir Nasri and Eliaquim Mangala on loan for the re
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Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced a change to the rotation for the Rangers series, with Doug Fister moving to Friday to start on regular rest and pushing Dallas Keuchel back to either Saturday o
The Texans play their last preseason game on Thursday against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Almost all starters won't play in the most meaningless preseason game. The roster
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It is just not fair that in this country an Independent cannot debate a Republican or Democrat and why does the news media not care about other choices? Summary:Joseph Maldo
Summary:Family & Friends of convicted University of Virginia Varsity lacrosse player George W. Huguely have created a website: www.truthforgeorge.com. The site presents a plethora o
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 25, 2016) - StreamNet Inc. has added The Legends of Classic Soul Live Concerts to StreamNet’s, Motown Sound Concert Channel lineup. We are
"We live and work in a digital world," says Jay Gubert, Vice-President of VirtualTone. "Many companies run their business from mobile devices. Social networks, cloud-based applications,
I speak for the people as a working person that knows the struggles of what a person goes through in this country to just make ends meat. Summary:Tiger Trainer Joseph Maldon
Leadsbyseo has launched top professional SEO reseller services. The top SEO reseller in Noida, in a corporate press statement has declared that it has introduced an elite pa
Grade & Auction Your Cards & Collectibles with Small Traditions & Don't Spend a Single Penny Out-of-Pocket Summary:Denver-Based Auction Firm Presents 100 High-End Lots In It
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"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
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