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The receivers of insolvent Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank or KTB) have made public a report tracking the assets of Bulgaria’s fourth-largest lender. An English-language version of the final repor
OTTAWA - A senior Conservative senator who was labelled as the guru of Senate rules by Mike Duffy's judge says the widely held view of his role in the whole affair is more fiction than fact. Sen. Dav
OTTAWA - The federal Conservative party may have lost the October 2015 federal election, but its fundraising machine remains the king of the hill. First quarter data released by Elections Canada show
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia has announced cash rewards for tips that help solve four recent homicides in Halifax. Justice Minister Diana Whalen announced Tuesday that the shooting deaths of Joseph Cameron,
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The wildfire threatening Fort McMurray in northern Alberta has grown in size as crews work to shield part of the city from the flames. Crews and bulldozers kept the fire from s
THE TELECOM regulator will start slapping a daily fine of Bt2.5 million on Advanced Info Serviceâ??s subsidiary Advanced Wireless Network on Tuesday if by Monday the company fails to cooperate in comp
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What’ll happen to my garden after I’m gone? Not planning on popping my clogs any time soon, but shouldn’t I plan ahead?              
The countdown to Memorial Day and outdoor entertaining season is on. Summer's relaxed agenda calls for easy appetizers.              
The one-man band with Lincoln County roots will release an adult contemporary album this summer.              
Author Richard Russo's latest, to be released May 3, is a sequel to "Nobody's Fool." He'll be at Lemuria on June 2.              
Dunlap, who took "Short Mean Fiction" from rough drafts in his sketchbooks, will be at Lemuria Books on May 17.              
Tall sunflower, tall cleome, two heights of zinnia, and old-fashioned balsam are great for a children's flower garden.              
Amy and David Lancaster gave up suburban life in order to invest in their neighbors in Jackson.              
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Louisana-based Ligo scientists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne (pictured) and Ronald Drever, will share $1 million. More than 1,000 contributors will also split $2 million equally.
After a microbleed in the brain, researchers at Southwest University in China saw white blood cells grab the ends of a blood vessel and stick them back together.
While scientists say there's every chance numbers will rebound when conditions improve, they also worry global warming poses a long-term threat to the delicate ecosystem of Palau in the Pacific.
Developers at Google's secretive DeepMind start-up in Britain, which it bought for £275million ($400m), have a historic deal with the Royal Free NHS Trust, pictured, in north London.
The survey, by San Francisco-based Common Sense Media, also found that most teenagers check their devices at least every hour and feel pressured to respond immediately to messages.
The second stage of a joint European-Russian mission, sending a rover to search for signs of life on Mars, will be delayed from 2018 to 2020 because of problems with industrial contractors.
A new Nazca geoglyph (pictured) has been discovered by Japanese scientists, thought to depict an animal sticking out its tongue.
Latest Health
Researchers and clinicians have published results of the largest population-based study of adult Latinos and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the National Eye Institute-funded 'Los Angeles La
A new study finds a significant decline in funding for an important part of the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR. The study finds a 33 percent drop in funding for a
Simple heat-based exercise can be just as effective as low-oxygen training to improve physical performance and altitude tolerance, new study reveals. The new work suggests that heat-based exercise can
A mental health trust admitted failing a man accused of murdering a motorist by stabbing him 39 times on a road in West Sussex, a court is told.
People who had three large glasses of water before meals lost an extra 4.4lb (2.2kg) over 12 weeks in comparison to the diet only group, according to research in the Obesity journal.
Men are more likely to get cancer in general and those who work in 'masculine' industries - such as building and construction - are most at risk, the cancer charity Macmillan found.
She hardly exercises, loves chocolate and had plastic surgery on her face at 46. Oh - and she wants to live forever...
Latest Finance
The government of India released the income tax report for the past 16 years last week. The provisional 2014-2015 figures show that just about 4.87 crore people filed tax returns, making it less tha
The awards don't get more prestigious than the CIF/Farmers state male scholar athlete of the year, and Kelly Blake of Loyola is this year's recipient. He will travel to the State Capitol in Sacram
In just a single month this spring, U.S. immigration officials uncovered three cross-border drug tunnels, the latest of more than 75 cross-border tunnels discovered in the last five years. What's
Federal prosecutors are dropping their case against the Bay Area’s Harborside Health Center, a supersized medical marijuana dispensary, Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan said Tuesday. In a
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Young Murtaza Ahmadi is still a huge fan of soccer superstar Lionel Messi. "Messi, you know how much I like you," the 5-year-old originally from Afghanistan told the BBC. "Now I want you to invite
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Latest Sport
CALGARY - The Calgary Flames fired Bob Hartley on Tuesday, less than a year after he was voted the NHL's coach of the year. Calgary regressed by 20 points in 2015-16 after reaching the second round o
Canada's futsal team looks to buck the odds and take a step forward on the world stage Wednesday when it opens a two-game series against the U.S. in Costa Rica. The Canadians, led by coach Kyt Selaid
TORONTO - Thanks to the co-operation of Mother Nature and a lot of hard labour, BMO Field will be open for business as planned Saturday. A new canopy, sound and lighting system, the final parts of a
Mike Thompson is now drawing “caption this” Detroit sports cartoons every other Sunday.             
The injury is likely related to a hit by Pittsburgh's Kris Letang in the first period of Game 3.
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Cash deals need to be curtailed to reduce tax evasion: HP Ranina

The government of India released the income tax report for the past 16 years last week. The provisional 2014-2015 figures show that just about 4.87 crore people filed tax returns, making it less tha
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Kelly Blake of Loyola is named CIF/Farmers state scholar athlete of the year

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Federal prosecutors drop case against Bay Area pot dispensary

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Travellers leave $765,000 in loose change in just one year at airport security checkpoints (and the TSA get to keep it)

Over the past eight years airline passengers in the US have failed to pick up more than $4.3million (£2.9million) in change when using plastic trays to scan their items.
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'Thank God we were saved from a tragedy': Passengers' terror as plane with 143 on board skids off runway during landing

The plane reportedly had 143 passengers including several children and eight crew from Istanbul on board when the accident happened in the country's capital Pristina.
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Airline passenger accused of impersonating a pilot in scenes similar to movie Catch Me If You Can is rumbled after ordering a cocktail and snapping his in-flight meal

The man, aged 18 to 20, boarded a Dragonair flight from Hong Kong to Penang, Malaysia, wearing a Cathay Pacific pilot uniform and carrying a pass with Cathay Pacific logos.
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BA resumes flights from Heathrow to Inverness for first time in 20 YEARS (and the move is expected to generate £8million a year in tourism)

The daily service between Heathrow and Inverness resumed today (Tuesday) after BA ended the service in 1997. The move is expected to give a boost to the area's economy and tourism industry.
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Here's what we know about Disney's new Star Wars land

The Force is still growing at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and there's still not much known about the new Star Wars land that's taking shape behind the construction walls. Disney executives did reca

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EU says permanent border checks would cost billions annually

BRUSSELS - The European Commission estimates that a permanent reintroduction of border checks in Europe's passport-free travel area could cost up to 18 billion euros ($20.7 billion) a year. Some EU c
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Sandringham is British royals' much-loved country retreat

SANDRINGHAM, England - It is unique among royal residences, a country retreat that is the private property of Queen Elizabeth II, a place at once so private and so beguiling that King George V pronoun
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Group opposing Lucas museum OKs stay, skeptical of new site

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Disney cruise ship passengers struck down with stomach illness

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating an outbreak after 131 passengers and 14 crew fell ill aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship which travelled from Miami to the Bahamas la
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