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Obama Gives New Details About Sending People to Mars

President Obama and NASA officials described the country’s plans for space exploration, including a partnership with private companies to develop human space habitats.
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Drought is here once again punctuated by low rainfall and hot weather conditions. Pastoralists are feeling the heat.
Drought is here once again punctuated by low rainfall and hot weather conditions. Pastoralists are feeling the heat.
Bank stocks at Nairobi Securities Exchange are on recovery from the interest rate-capping rubble to defy doomsayers' forecasts that the market could crush.
Bank stocks at Nairobi Securities Exchange are on recovery from the interest rate-capping rubble to defy doomsayers' forecasts that the market could crush.
The reported Government borrowing of Sh226 billion in six months should not have come as a surprise to those who studied the annual budget estimates presented to Parliament in June.
The reported Government borrowing of Sh226 billion in six months should not have come as a surprise to those who studied the annual budget estimates presented to Parliament in June.
Some of Donald Trump’s Facebook posts set off an intense debate inside the company, with some employees arguing certain posts should be removed for violating the site’s rules on hate speech. CEO Mark
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation on Friday that would place new regulations on online home rental companies like Airbnb. Existing New York state law bars most urban apa
Dow Jones Industrials High: 18,168.76 Low: 18,049.77 Close: 18,145.71 Change: —16.64 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2141.16 —0.18 NYSE Index: 10,571.88 —25.49 Nasdaq Composite Index:
NEW YORK (AP) — Municipal bond yields rose modestly this week, continuing October’s upward trend. The 10-year yield on the AP Municipal Bond index was 2.076 percent Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern tim
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails show Hillary Clinton’s campaign wrestled with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline without losing the support
Actress Daisy Ridley says her "Star Wars" co-star Felicity Jones is a "phenomenal actress".
Actress Parineeti Chopra is turning a year older on Saturday and much to her surprise, her fans came to wish the actress at her residence.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil settled up on Friday on hopes Russia and OPEC will reach agreement at the weekend on market support initiatives to keep crude above $50 a barrel, although traders cautioned ab
The jam-packed atmosphere surrounding Wrigley Field might contribute to the rise in prices once the playoff game begins        
Like it or not, looks like the oil price is heading towards $60 per barrel, driven on by OPEC with more than tacit support from Russia. If soundbites received at the conclusion of the International En
Volvo’s parent Geely Automobile of China has unveiled a new brand, Lynk, which will produce cheaper mass market cars using the basic engineering of the Swedish company and sell them in the U.S. and Eu
Chairperson and the Executive Officer, along with few other employees, of Mathura Muncipality were today booked in connection with the death of a six-year-old boy who fell into a septic tank while pla
Buying a cot is not an easy process, the choices are endless. Add in the dozens of "sleep aids" available and parents can spend a huge amount of money.
Microsoft shares settled at a record high on Friday, topping a peak that had stood since 1999, after a quarterly earnings report highlighted the company’s success in the growing business of cloud com
Parents spend hundreds, or maybe thousands, of pounds on goods for their new born children. What is on the market, and is it worth it?
Remittances could prove to be a vast resource for Nigerian businesses and government-funded projects.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, filmmaker Michael Moore launched a blistering attack on GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, comparing him to a “pedophile” and wavering voters consid
Union Secretary of Sports Rajiv Yadav today said the Rs 200-crore special package announced under the Prime Minister's Development Package for Jammu and Kashmir will boost the sports infrastructure of
At least 21 terrorists were killed today in army raids on militant hideouts in Egypt's North Sinai while a roadside bomb claimed the lives of two policemen in the restive governorate. Military spokes
Fifty-three were killed and over 300 injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed today while travelling between the capital Yaounde and the economic hub Douala, state broadcaster Crtv said
The "Jungle" migrant camp on France's northern coast will be cleared of its residents on Monday before being demolished, authorities said today. The local administration "made a legal order Friday th
Donald Trump made First Lady Michelle Obama a public target of his anger for the first time today in the final weeks of the presidential race, attacking her for comments she once made about Hillary Cl
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest since early February against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors increased bets on higher U.S. interest rates, while a measure of world st
Jihadists staged brazen attacks on the Iraqi city of Kirkuk today, killing at least 22 people, in what appeared to be an attempt to divert attention from the huge offensive against their Mosul bastion
Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in phone companies, healthcare and energy stocks. Verizon fell 2% on Friday, the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average. A
One judge has thrown out another judge’s lawsuit against the Hinds County Board of Supervisors.              
As the agreement effectively died, it underscored the extent to which trade has become politically radioactive around much of the globe.

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Iran to continue backing legitimate governments: Velayati

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Keeping Score: Remember the Past, Cubs, but Avoid Repeating It

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Ex-player says concussions are still widely underestimated

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Hillary Clinton backs black activists and urges healing after election

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NFL places Josh Brown on 'exempt list' after new domestic abuse evidence is released

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Richard Nicoll, Australia-based fashion designer, dies at 39

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Stocks close mostly lower, but McDonald's and PayPal soar

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Authorities searching for missing Manhattan Beach man in Kings Canyon National Park

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Talks start for a Dominican-Cuba trade pact: Prensa Latina

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