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The Temple signs the r-launch of the brand Trend through a new creative platform, digital strategy and launch event, marking the first complete expressions, from strategy to execution, of the agency’s
Is Senate’s Trump-Russia probe going anywhere? This panel member is doubtful WASHINGTON — A prominent member of the Senate panel that is investigating Russia’s meddling in the U.S. electio
Newsweek’s Kurt Eichenwald Files Lawsuit Over Seizure Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald filed a lawsuit on Monday against John Rivello, the man whom authorities believe sent Eichenwald a st
What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020 Short answer: a time machine NASA/Viking 1 Mars’ atmosphere Today, during a phone call with astronaut Peggy Whitson on the International Space
Actor-director Ron Howard says he is not interested in a "Happy Days" reboot as he feels it would not work now. The 63-year-old star, who played Richie Cunningham in the popular sitcom for seven year
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Rapper Nick Cannon says he meets his kids and ex-wife Mariah Carey everyday. The 36-year-old star, who is rumoured to be rekindling his romance with the Pop diva, says they are just being a family, r
Wes Moore, an author, combat veteran and entrepreneur, will lead the foundation, which distributed $130 million to organizations in New York City last year.
The number of mandatory insured houses policies went up by 2.23 percent reaching to March 31 to 1.67 million , compared with 1.64 million policies PAD in 31 March 2016, according to the statistics of
How Immigration Arrests Affects Local Policing Police need public cooperation. The police rely on the public to report and help solve crimes. This is especially true now that police departments face b
"Modern Family" star Ariel Winter says she he does not want to be the perfect role model for her fans. The 19-year-old actress says their is too much pressure on celebrities to present a flawless ima
Pakistan cricketing fraternity has lavished praise on former captain Younis Khan after he became the first player from the country to complete 10,000 Test runs. Younis, who has announced that he
The craft, propelled by eight rotors, takes off and lands vertically, like a helicopter.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Investors' enthusiasm for Asian stocks is waning as a raft of political and economic risks takes the shine off the best first-quarter returns in 26 years. Graphic:
Insurers say demand is being driven by uncertainty
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Nearly two years ago, Sheryl Sandberg poured 1,743 words of raw emotion into a Facebook post that essentially made everyone on the internet cry. Her husband, Dave Goldberg, had died suddenly at
Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders, many braving heavy rain, turned out today to mark the Gallipoli landing and to pay tribute to soldiers in current conflict zones in moving ceremonies. Cer
A CNN discussion on Trump’s first 100 days took a wild turn Monday night when Trump-backing former Congressman Jack Kingston defended the Trump family for cashing in on the presidency. After CNN regul
Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed has challenged the alleged spot-fixing charges framed against him by Cricket Board (PCB). Nasir has also asked the PCB to keep him out of any investigation until the
Any "serious actions" taken by the Trump Administration on the H-1B visa programme would be a cause of "worry" as a majority of Indian exports in the services sector go to the US,
Former cricketer has paid glowing tribute to legendary Sachin Tendulkar on the occasion of his 44th birthday, and said he still remembers the century scored by the batting great on his Ranji Trophy de
Nevada lawmakers advanced a bill Monday to give medium- and low-paying businesses a break on payroll taxes if they help employees pay for child care.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian equities advanced on Tuesday as the return of risk appetite following a centrist victory in the first round of the French presidential election lifted several regional mark
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties averaging 20 percent on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday, escalat
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices inched up on Tuesday but markets remain under pressure following six consecutive sessions of declines as traders lose confidence that pledged output cuts by major prod
The vote could lead to the first production shutdown in a decade, as a labor contract between the two writers’ guilds and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers expires at midnight Ma
The capital raising committee of the bank at a meeting held authorised to open the qualified institution placement (QIP) issue.
It#39;s board had agreed to lower the limit for the purchase of its shares and convertible debentures by FIIs, registered foreign portfolio investors (RFPIs), qualified foreign investors (QFIs) and
Crude production at 3.09 million tonnes was 0.9 per cent higher than 3.06 mt in March 2016, an official statement said.
State-owned insurers like Life Insurance Corporation of India should not be allowed to invest in cigarette makers such as ITC, according to a public interest litigation filed in the Bombay High Cour
Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issuance of Aadhar Card-like Unique Identification Number (UID) to cows and cattle in order to protect them and prevent their smuggling across th
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VANCOUVER - British Columbia's premier and lumber lobby are vowing to fight for forestry workers after the Trump administration announced it will impose a tariff of about 20 per cent on Canadian softw

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