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U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for national security advisor is starkly different from his predecessor. Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, appointed by Trump on Feb. 20, is known for being strongly driven b
A global agreement to boost trade by cutting red tape and streamlining border checks came into force on Wednesday, promising a 0.5 per cent lift to the world economy by 2030 even as it faces renewed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Activist investor Marcato Capital Management has ratcheted up its attack against Buffalo Wild Wings Inc, seizing on the restaurant chain's weak earnings as further evidence to sup
LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever said it was reviewing its options to drive shareholder value, just days after it swiftly rejected a surprise $143 billion takeover bid fro
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales surged to a 10-year high in January as buyers shrugged of higher prices and mortgage rates, a sign of growing confidence in the economy.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday as a drop in oil prices weighed on the energy sector, while investors awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting for clues on the
Jacqueline Hernandez was promoted to associate at Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock / Architects, Orlando. Eric Houston was promoted to associate at Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock / Architects, Orlando. Da
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Texas sweetheart, Joanna Gaines has pretty much covered all the bases when it comes to home decor. From a bakery to a furniture line, the Magnolia Homes brand is about as complete as it gets, right?
Kris Kristofferson, Kenny Rogers, Yolanda Adams, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lynn Wyatt and Lauren Anderson are among the 2017 Texas Medal of the Arts winners.
Minor updates are nice, but a complete renovation in your master bath will make you feel like you've got a whole new home. Just ask Jeanne and Jeff Megna of Sugar Land.
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - With their waxed moustaches, precision-clipped beards and dapper clothes, members of the Mr. Erbil gentleman's club look like the smarter residents of Brooklyn or Shoreditch.
WARNER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire farm that posted a video of a newborn calf is coming under fire from animal rights supporters who don’t want the animal to be slaughtered. The Concord Monito
Former President Barack Obama’s daughter, Malia Obama, got caught in the middle of a wild Colorado ski party.             
Legendary director Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman has been in development since 2008. Now Netflix has purchased the project.             
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A team of researchers from the Planck Institute in Germany found that people would prefer not to know the future because they enjoy the feeling of suspense and wish to avoid regret (stock image).
Serbian manufacturer Engine Development and Production unveiled its prototype unmanned helicopter that will be invisible to radar at an arms fair in Abu Dhabi.
The objects were found inside a pot in Dumfries and Galloway and include items such as a gold bird-shaped pin, an enamelled Christian cross and silk from modern-day Istanbul as well as silver and c
SpaceX has delayed its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday due to a navigation error and following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian online marketplace Snapdeal is to lay off 600 employees and its founders will forego their salaries as the company struggles to turn a profit in a market increasingly dominat
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday it would offer its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.
Working with human breast cancer cells and mice, researchers say they have identified a biochemical pathway that triggers the regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy.
Latest Health
(Reuters Health) - For men with low levels of testosterone, hormone-containing gels may offer a mixed bag of benefits and risks, according to a series of five new studies.
(Reuters Health) - Several lifestyle changes can improve outcomes after a breast cancer diagnosis, but exercise is far and away the best habit to establish, researchers say.
(Reuters) - Argos Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday that an independent data monitoring committee concluded that the company's experimental treatment for metastatic renal cell carcinoma would likely
(Reuters) - CVS Health Corp said its pharmacy chain had removed artificial trans fats, which have been linked to rising rates of heart diseases, from its store-branded food products well ahead of a Ju
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ratchet up planned steel production cuts and target illegal factories in an effort to reduce pollution during the winter, an official said on Wednesday.
Being better educated will give you a better memory, but scientists now say it will not stop you losing it as you get older after a study of 11,000 people from University College London.
Research, published in the Annals of Oncology, suggests male death rates from cancer have dropped 8.2 per cent across Europe over the past five years, but for women they dropped just 3.6 per cent.
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The government has decreed that state ventures and commercial enterprises have to invest 50% of their profits for 2016 on behalf of the state. The decree excludes health treatment facilities for inpat
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The UK's annual growth rate was downgraded from a first estimate of 2 per cent to 1.8 per cent in 2016, despite registering a better than expected expansion at the end of the year.
In some "tough love" shown to banks by the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday, while bankers are yet to digest the suggestions, it could well be a turning point for the public sector banks.
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While three members highlighted the need to change the stance from accommodative to neutral, four mentioned that inflation excluding food and fuel remains â??stickyâ?ť at close to 5 percent
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Latest Sport
Roger Rubin, The Sports Xchange Witness the tug-of-war between ownership and the Major League Baseball Players Association unfolding over rule changes to speed the pace of play in the game.
Candice Wiggins refused to back down Tuesday after stirring a national controversy following her assertions that she was mistreated by gay players in the WNBA because she is heterosexual. Saying h
The Red Rose players were in for a real shock on Wednesday morning when they were joined in training by a very special guest. England face Italy in the Six Nations on Sunday.
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City put themselves on course for a place in the quarter-finals by twice coming from behind to beat the Ligue 1 leaders 5-3 in a sensational last-16 first-leg clash on Tuesday.
Liverpool will reap the benefits of their mid-season training camp in Spain when they travel to relegation-threatened Premier League champions Leicester on, forward Sadio Mane said.
The Edinburgh-born centre, who plays his club rugby for South African franchise the Stormers, is relishing his first RBS 6 Nations campaign which continues as Murrayfield this weekend.
PETE JENSON: Jorge Sampaoli has told friends many times over the last few years that he would love to coach Lionel Messi one day. At the end of the season that day might finally have arrived.
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