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Supreme Court justices lean toward Samsung, but appear vexed on how to decide damages

Apple argued it deserves all profits from designs its says Samsung infringed upon.
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Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA – British Ambassador to Tehran Nicholas Hopton said on Wednesday that London offers firm support to sound implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and calls for ex
Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Wednesday criticized UK Prime Minister Theresa May for her statement to the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council deemed hostile to Iran.
Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on Wednesday urged the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council to avoid repetition of unfounded charges against Iran and interference in Iran
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate a third retired general for a top job in his new administration with the choice of a battle-hardened Marine commander to
Opposition parties have welcomed the 15-year sentence handed to former ANC Northern Cape chairman John Block.
(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge in Michigan heard arguments on Wednesday over whether he should reconsider an order he issued on Sunday to accelerate the presidential vote recount requested by Green
The federal ethics commissioner is reviewing requests to investigate several Liberal fundraising events, after both the Conservatives and the NDP ask
The RCMP has decided not to issue body-worn cameras to general duty members. In a force-wide memo to staff that was obtained by CBC News, Deputy Comm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump plans to appoint Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wed
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A public interest group urged U.S. officials on Wednesday to free up Washington landmarks for thousands of people planning protests around the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-
EU nations agreed on Dec. 7 to allow the European Commission to vet their oil and gas deals with third countries like Russia to guard against anti-competitive practices and supply disruptions. Overcom
Suicide note recovered from driver of Karnataka official says his life was under threat
Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday appointed Brigadier General Gholamhossein Gharib Parvar as the new commander of Iran's Ba
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his scorn for popular TV sketch show "Saturday Night Live," and especially Alec Baldwin's portrayal of him, saying "
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate a third former general for a top job in his new administration with the choice of retired Marine General John Kelly to le
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M Rafeeque Ahmed, President of the Southern India Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI), complimented O Panneerselvam for being elected as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, in a press releas
Will enable offline payment in regions where internet connection is still patchy
“We could not even get a glimpse of her yesterday because of the crowd. So, we came to look at the place where she lived and will now go to her samadhi,” said a freshly tonsured I Sekar from Salem, o
Prathap Reddy thanks hospital staff; govt officials for their continuous support
The biggest question in local government and being posed by citizens in Johannesburg is whether mayor Herman Mashaba is expressing xenophobic sentiments or he genuinely wants to restore order
Centralised mega kitchen to be set up for mid-day meals
Founder of the Raritet-Art chain of galleries Oleh Torhalo, who in his blog appearing on the Internet news portal Obozrevatel said ex-Prime Minister and People’s Front Party boss Arseniy Yatseny
Microsoft has introduced business solutions from its partner ecosystem to meet the business needs of small and medium businesses across Kerala. Built by Microsoft’s ISV partners Smarter SMB and ID...
Qom, Dec 7, IRNA – Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi said on Wednesday that Islam prohibits use of weapons of mass destruction and never lets killing of animals and destruction of trees even in the bat
A commitment to secure jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across the UK is announced by Tata Steel.
BEIJING/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next U.S. ambassador to China, choosing a longstanding friend of Beijing after rattling the
President-elect Trump has tapped a retired four-star general to lead the Department of Homeland Security.
Leading spa chain O2 Spa has announced the acquisition of Zazen Spa, a chain operating in the western region of the country. This acquisition comes in the backdrop of O2 Spa’s $15 million expansi...
Unemployment in Uruguay in October fell to 7.1% and marked the lowest monthly record of the year, according to data published on Tuesday by the National Statistics Institute (I
Cyber Cell had approached the officials from Twitter headquarters to assist it in investigating the case
Tokyo, Dec 7, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the only way out of crises in Yemen, Syria and Bahrain is that Saudis must stop support to terrorist groups.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank lobbying groups are pressing the U.S. Senate to once again work on reforming the country's consumer financial watchdog agency - but this time around they may see those chan

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