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More than 670 rural hospitals are at risk for closure and that could worsen if Republicans scale back the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
It’s a constant battle to get a fair share of the end price and the reality has always been that the greatest share of it goes to the processors and the retailers, writes ICSA president Patrick
Escalating insurance costs of €730 a room threaten to puncture a record year for many hoteliers and guest house owners as they face the challenge of hosting fewer British visitors, the country&rs
Finance Minister Michael Noonan and the Government’s banking market advisers will have to show their hand very soon, if they are to sell up to €3bn of shares in AIB in May or June.
Kehlan Kirwan talks with Mike Shelly, chief executive of Plusvital, an Irish equine science company that focuses on horse supplements and genomics.
Seeking out new revenues, big phone firms at the Mobile World Congress are trying to loosen Google, Amazon and Facebook’s grip, write Eric Auchard and Sophie Sassard.
Five months after introducing its digital assistant, Google is sharing the feature with Android partners, hoping the service can boost its odds to win customers from Apple’s iPhone.
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From the Grammys to the SAGs to the Oscars, there were plenty of fashion faux pas during this year's awards season.             
USA TODAY's Andrea Mandell chats with 8-year-old Sunny Pawar on the Oscars red carpet. The adorable 'Lion' actor chats about what life was like on set with Dev Patel.         
Ruth Negga, dripping in responsibly sourced rubies with a custom Valentino gown to match, accessorized with something extra Sunday on her first Oscar red carpet as a nominee — a blue ribbon in support
Ted Melfi, the director of 'Hidden Figures' reflects on the reception the film has received while speaking with USA TODAY on the red carpet at the Academy Awards.          
Directors of the animated film 'Moana' explain the thought that went into a character that serves as a role model for young girls.             
If given the chance, actors Glen Powell and Aldis Hodge from 'Hidden Figures' would like to portray some interesting political figures on Saturday Night Live.           &nbs
'Hidden Figures' stars Glen Powell and Aldis Hodge joke about what they went through to prep for the Academy Awards.             
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A company official said that while the phones will start rolling out in some markets from next month, it will be launched in India within the next quarters.
Lenovo has announced the new Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, the latest version of the affordable G-series line of Android smartphones. This time around, the G5 phones ditch the plastic chassis from previo
The new version will bring back its predecessor's popular "Snake" game and distinctive ringtones, said Arto Nummela, the head of Finnish start-up HMD Global which will produce the phone under a lice
The title of “Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” sequel and its release date have been accidentally leaked by discount store retailer Target. And while the leak has already been removed from the website
The 89th Annual Academy Awards started with a bang as Justin Timberlake kicked off the show with a musical performance at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. Before host Jimmy Kimmel took the
Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech hasn’t stopped following her yet. Host Jimmy Kimmel brought up her famous take down of President Donald Trump, and it managed to get her a standing ovation during
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel proved he was great choice for the 89th Academy Awards with a hilarious monologue that got a ton of laughs but also had its fare share of controversy.  Although Kimmel said he
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - At least three people are dead and 19 others missing after heavy rains struck Chile over the weekend during the country's usually dry summer months, causing mudslides and water ou
Norwegian researchers measured the stress hormone cortisol in 112 toddlers from 85 different childcare centers in six municipalities, approximately five months after they started attending. Children w
Each year, about 2 million people contract leishmaniasis, which results in disfiguring skin ulcers that may take months or years to heal and in rare cases can become metastatic, causing major tissue d
Anisoplin, a new protein produced by a pathogenic fungus of insects and mites that provides new possibilities for the design of biotechnological tools to control pests, researchers have discovered.
Researchers have devised a method by which patients improved their repetitive rehabilitative exercises by contributing to scientific projects in which massive data collection and analysis is needed. T
An elderly Victoria man spent some of his final moments on a gruelling trip out of his care home after the facility said it wasn’t ready to host medically assisted deaths.
THONYOR, South Sudan (Reuters) - Like thousands of other South Sudanese families caught up in famine, Sara Dit and her 10 children are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the riv
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Before the Academy Awards were handed out on Sunday, the red carpet reflected everything from politics to diversity in film to who makes the perfect date for the awards show. 4:15 p.m.: Academy Aw
Oscars 2017 live updates: Davis, Ali offer heartfelt acceptance speeches; politics and pranks from Kimmel Feb. 26, 2017, 8 p.m. The Academy Awards honored Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" and Viola D
The Demolition Derby 500 finally ended on Sunday with the unpopular and often-criticized Kurt Busch surviving The Great American Wreck. You know what this means, right? It means the sport’s growin
Oscars 2017 live updates: Davis, Ali offer heartfelt acceptance speeches; politics and pranks from Kimmel Feb. 26, 2017, 8 p.m. The Academy Awards honored Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" and Viola D
Oscars 2017 live updates: Davis, Ali offer heartfelt acceptance speeches; politics and pranks from Kimmel Feb. 26, 2017, 8 p.m. The Academy Awards honored Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" and Viola D
Kevin O'Connell  has the singular distinction of earning the most Academy Award nominations without a win, but on Sunday night, that streak ended. On his 21st nomination — 33 years after his first
Oscars 2017 live updates: Davis, Ali offer heartfelt acceptance speeches; politics and pranks from Kimmel Feb. 26, 2017, 8 p.m. The Academy Awards honored Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" and Viola D
Latest Sport
Someday, the Lakers hope, they will share the ball as efficiently and cleverly as the San Antonio Spurs did Sunday in racking up 37 assists on 49 field goals in a 119-98 rout at Staples Center. So
Before the Clippers took the Staples Center court Sunday night, they had tumbled in the Western Conference. Utah defeated Washington earlier Sunday, pushing the fifth-place Clippers 1½ games behin
Russell Westbrook scored 41 points in his 29th triple-double of the season to help the Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 118-110, on Sunday night in Oklahoma City.  Westbrook had 21 points in
New recruit Luke Kelly looks set to make his Rabbitohs debut, with Adam Reynolds recovering from a bout of appendicitis that could see him miss the first month.
Tautau Moga looks set to secure a spot in the Broncos' Round 1 side, partnering winger Corey Oates to form one of the game's biggest edge combinations.
For all those seasons, post-2004, that the Maple Leafs thought they would make the playoffs and left themselves open to ridicule, the spring of 2017 will have a different vibe.
In the first week of January, coming home off a decent west coast trip that for years for this franchise had treated like a death march, the Toronto Raptors were a dozen games above .500 and firmly in
Michigan State got a balanced effort and appears to have an NCAA tournament berth in sight after beating Wisconsin Sunday at Breslin Center. Video by Chris Solari/DFP         
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Masks and snowy streets herald pre-spring rite in Latvia

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'American Watercolor' showcases masterpieces of movement

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Indianapolis airport considers updating 9-year-old terminal

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Last messages from British tourist found dead in Thailand

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