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Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has tested positive a third time for steroids. Here's what that means for him, and whether there is any shot he could return to the game.
Low interest rates and attractive manufacturers’ incentives helped keep new vehicles flying off the dealership lots at a record-breaking pace in 2015. A total of 57,971 new cars and trucks were
If you’re in the market for some fancy new digs, you’re in luck. Point2Homes.com, a Saskatoon-based real estate listings website, has compiled a list of the 19 most expensive homes for sa
During his Decision America Tour stop in Atlanta this week, the Rev. Franklin Graham told a local media station that God's judgement is coming to America for going against His law, which is destabiliz
The 319-acre chunk of land near the southern tip of Apex Industrial Park isn't a big deal on paper. The site makes up less than 2 percent of the 20,000-acre park's total land. But when the lot goe
The new owner of the waterfront office building that holds up the P-I globe is Credit Suisse Group.
Kenya’s cool climate and high altitude make it perfect for growing large long-lasting roses             
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Indian scientists had major role to play in the scientific discovery of gravitational waves. The post Gravitational waves discovery: Praise Einstein, but don’t forget these Indian guys appeared
Vietnamese filmmakers will join their Southeast Asian colleagues in a documentary script-writing residence and a documentary co-production meeting in Phnom Penh.
The big change is the upcoming fishery will start one week later than normal due to extreme low tides during the first Saturday in May, which is the customary start of the season.
USA TODAY's best nerds discuss the Ryan Reynolds superhero movie.             
Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan talk music weekly on 'Dad Rock,' a podcast from USA TODAY             
On this sunny Friday, unseasonably gorgeous even for Los Angeles, I headed to Echo Park Lake to visit the new Floating Library. You don't need a card to borrow books from the Floating Library, but
Preparations are already underway in the Okanagan for vintage 2017. Vines are being pruned, last year’s harvest is moving about the cellar, from tank to barrel to bottle.
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In her Facebook post, Kirthiga Reddy said she would head back to the US in the next 6-12 months.
Brooks HaysSEATTLE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- New and improved tagging technology is helping scientists learn more about beluga whales' foraging and migration patterns.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency to fight mosquito borne illnesses including dengue fever and the Zika virus. Hawaii is rushing to build up its mosquito control st
Visa Inc., the world’s largest credit- and debit-card company, said Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in the mobile-payments firm Square Inc. based on a 2011 investment. Visa told Reute
Prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a young Texas teacher and beauty queen nearly 56 years ago, according to legal experts. John Ber
Samantha Meija remains hopeful she will someday start a family despite her recent miscarriage, apparently caused by the Zika virus which in recent weeks has received a growing amount of international
The fraternity connected to a racist chant caught on video at the University of Oklahoma last spring said Friday that members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five y
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A new target in plants for the development of new herbicides for use by farmers and gardeners has been identified by researchers studying an enzyme in plants called DNA gyrase. In plants, DNA gyrase p
The chemical signal dopamine plays an unexpected role in social interactions, new research shows. In mice, nerve cells in the brain that release dopamine became particularly active in animals kept on
A new avenue for thinking about brain development, brain tumors and neurodevelopmental/psychiatric diseases has been revealed by a new study.
Freezing nerves before knee replacement surgery combined with traditional pain management approaches significantly improves patient outcomes, the first study of its kind has found.
New research challenges the assumption that people can be too old for surgery. Surprisingly, even obese people well into their 70s can experience significant life-sustaining benefits by opting for the
The government-subsidized plans for older Americans were forecast to wither in the face of cuts under the Affordable Care Act. Instead, they have thrived.
(Reuters) - Nevada's utility regulator voted unanimously on Friday to require households with solar panels to move to a new, less generous rate structure, angering supporters who said existing solar o
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, said on Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in mobile payments company Square Inc based on a
* To launch $632 bln preferred share sale in March -CFO (Adds Telstra comment)
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Friday evening seven miles from Lost Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:19 p.m. Pacific time at a dep
Reacting to the dismissal of the California Coastal Commission's executive director, Assembly members on Friday said they plan to introduce legislation to require people who lobby the commission t
The US has become Viet Nam's leading trade and investment partner, which has been reflected through impressive trade values between the two countries over recent years.
Seven companies from Indian group Tata Sons plan to focus on Viet Nam and Myanmar as key markets, reported The Economic Times and International Business Times.
BOSTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor David Tepper's Appaloosa Management bet on the embattled energy sector during the fourth quarter, buying stocks including Kinder Morgan , Southwestern E
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Tanner Pearson’s goal with 1:50 left in overtime powered the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night.
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The Senators were convinced they had their issues with the penalty kill solved.
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Visa's investment in Square represents about 1 pct stake

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, said on Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in mobile payments company Square Inc based on a
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UPDATE 1-Philippines' San Miguel says no longer selling $500 mln banking stake

* To launch $632 bln preferred share sale in March -CFO (Adds Telstra comment)
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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Lost Hills, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Friday evening seven miles from Lost Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:19 p.m. Pacific time at a dep
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Coastal chief's ouster prompts bill to require transparency between lobbyists and panel

Reacting to the dismissal of the California Coastal Commission's executive director, Assembly members on Friday said they plan to introduce legislation to require people who lobby the commission t
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US – Viet Nam's top trade partner

The US has become Viet Nam's leading trade and investment partner, which has been reflected through impressive trade values between the two countries over recent years.
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Indian group eyes Viet Nam as future market

Seven companies from Indian group Tata Sons plan to focus on Viet Nam and Myanmar as key markets, reported The Economic Times and International Business Times.
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David Tepper's Appaloosa hedge fund makes bet on energy sector

BOSTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor David Tepper's Appaloosa Management bet on the embattled energy sector during the fourth quarter, buying stocks including Kinder Morgan , Southwestern E
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UPDATE 1-Nevada will move all solar customers to new rates

Feb 12 (Reuters) - Nevada's utility regulator voted unanimously on Friday to require households with solar panels to move to a new, less generous rate structure, angering supporters who said existing
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UPDATE 1-Loeb says Third Point raised short bets to avoid losses

BOSTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb has told clients his firm has taken more defensive bets in the face of tumbling markets by dramatically increasing its short positions, whic
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Dining | Long Island: At Yonkers Brewing Company, Beer Steeped in Local Pride

In the city where the gangster Dutch Schultz once owned a brewery, there is a new kind of brewer in town.
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Fee-free Monday in national forests for Presidents Day

The Monday Presidents Day holiday is a fee-free day in national forests in Washington state and across the nation. The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at day-use recreation sites, including trail
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Jack Daniel's plans $140 million distillery expansion

The Tennessee whiskey giant is set to make a $140 million expansion to its distillery in Lynchburg.             
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Festival du Voyageur: cultural immersion in winter

Here in Manitoba, we love winter and there’s no better way to show our passion for the frosty season than to embrace the spirit of our forefathers. It’s time for Festival du Voyageur! Wes
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Orlando International Airport closes 2015 with record number of passengers

Orlando International Airport welcomed a record number of domestic and international traffic in 2015.

With 38.8 million passengers traveling through the airport last year. The existing recor

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Stage version of ‘Frozen’ to kick off in Denver in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has announced that Denver will be the place where it tests its upcoming “Frozen” musical. Disney Theatrical Productions said it will mount the show at the Buell The
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Forget candy hearts: Alternative ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

Why bother with the same old candy and chocolate when you can surprise your Valentine?             
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Check In: At Turin Hotel, a Minimalist Mood, With a Dash of History

At the NH Collection Torino Piazza Carlina, tasteful design and a touch of history in a city-center location is a winning combination.
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Ski report: Brief snowfall Saturday on higher hills, then more rain

Cold fronts and warm fronts take turns crossing Washington's mountains this holiday weekend.
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