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Aug 25 2016

Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument

The new site is known as the Katahdin Woods and Waters monument and includes views of Maine's tallest mountain, Katahdin. It will be the only National Park Service nati...

Aug 25 2016

Virgin Trains challenges Corbyn's train-too-full claims

The rail company took issue with Mr Corbyn after he complained in a video he had to sit on the floor because of "completely ram-packed" carriages on a service between Lon...

Aug 24 2016

Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

Because the NLRB has acknowledged these workers as employees, the University will hold a campuswide union election and may form one the first collective bargaining agreem...

Aug 23 2016

US National Security Agency Hacking Tools Posted Online

The hackers also stated that Equation Group did not know what programs were stolen exactly. Tech experts have pointed out that the revelation from Cisco backs up th...

Aug 22 2016

Republican strategist brands Donald Trump a 'parasite'

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump fed into conspiracy theories this week that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is not healthy enough to be president. The California...

Aug 22 2016

Niger Delta Avengers Wants Edwin Clark To Lead Negotiations With FG

The militant group, which has been blowing up oil pipelines since February, said that it hoped Nigeria would strike oil in the north of the country "so they can let the ...

Aug 19 2016

The two men behind PV Sindhu's success

That was the start of a great career of this young badminton star. Sindhu will face World no.6 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the last-four stage. Wrestler Sakshi Malik...

Aug 19 2016

British shoppers defy Brexit shock as spending jumps in July

Joe Grice, the chief economic adviser to the ONS, said the latest retail numbers were "strong" and said there were signs the steep fall in sterling since the 23 June refe...

Aug 19 2016

Britain launches soft drinks sugar tax to fight obesity

The criticism continues to flow almost a year on, with an editorial in today's issue of the New Zealand Medical Journal claiming the plan is unlikely to solve the cri...

Aug 19 2016

The 'heightened perceived threat of terrorism' affects Sydney's liveability

The 6ix received flawless scores on stability, healthcare and education, but lags behind the leaders in infrastructure and culture and environment. "Although the top fi...

Aug 17 2016

Insurer Aetna slashes participation in Affordable Care Act exchange to 4 states

Aetna will become the latest health insurer to chop participation in the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges when it trims its presence to four states for 2017, from ...

Aug 15 2016

United States men's basketball blows by China

Krzyzewski is looking to become the first head coach to lead the U.S.to three Olympic gold medals in men's basketball. Plenty of platitudes and praise were being hand...

Aug 13 2016

Delta woes cancel Lihue flights

It also partners for transatlantic flights with Virgin Atlantic [VA.UL], which said its flights were operating normally but cautioned that passengers should check tickets...

Aug 12 2016

Tesla To Buy SolarCity For $2.6B

Tesla Motors and SolarCity have confirmed a $2.6bn all-stock transaction that will see the electric automaker and solar panel manufacturer merge. The Tesla Powerwall e...

Aug 11 2016

Oil dips on oversupply; calls for producer meeting met with scepticism

Led by weaker than expected fuel demand for the summer months, demand for oil has been weaker than projected, although looking to the remainder of 2016, OPEC sees it cli...

Aug 09 2016

For Michael Phelps, 6 gold medals seem very much in reach

Phelps, 31, looked on as his younger teammates Ryan Held, 21, Caeleb Dressel, 19, and Nathan Adrian, 27, held onto the lead he helped build in the second leg of the race ...

Aug 09 2016

Hulu Ending Free Streaming, Switching to Subscription-Only Model

The streaming service will begin letting customers know of the change within the next few days and offering free trials of a paid subscription to free-tier members. Hul...

Aug 07 2016

Back on Olympic stage, Leyva eyes making impact for Team USA

Qualification for all six rotations along with the individual and team all-around competitions begins on Saturday morning. Starting on pommel horse is reigning world ch...

Aug 07 2016

Greek swimmer tests positive in Olympic Games anti-doping control

Efimova had been provisionally suspended by swimming governing body FINA in March after a positive test for meldonium, the endurance-boosting drug banned as of January....

Jul 12 2016

J.Lo & Casper Smart Support Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Bow in 'Hamilton'

After 11 Tony awards, a Pulitzer prize and plenty of critical acclaim, Lin-Manuel Miranda bowed out of his hit Broadway show "Hamilton", the pop culture phenomenon based ...