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French aerospace manufacturing giant Safran’s $9 billion deal to acquire compatriot aircraft interiors company Zodiac includes a string of Zodiac subsidiaries in Washington state.
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire investor George Soros said Thursday he views President-elect Donald Trump as an “impostor and con man and a would-be dictator” who will rattle financial market
Bush ed secretary said DeVos confirmation hearing often looked like interrogation, not assessment of her qualifications.              
A man accused of shooting a toddler in 2013 has been tied to as many as 13 violent crimes in Missouri.              
The Sanford Burnham faculty in Lake Nona likely will start leaving the beleaguered institute in the coming months as their leaders explore options to save the research center.The faculty recently came
Two publishers and the estates of Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Kerouac, Truman Capote and Ernest Hemingway accused Fredrik Colting of copyright infringement.
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The next round of coastal razor clam on two beaches has been approved beginning Jan. 29. Digging is open Jan. 27-28 at Copalis Beach only, and Jan. 29-31 at Copalis and Mocrocks beaches. Low tides ar
In addition, their members will be available for advice on design dilemmas at the ASID Michigan booth             
Spring break is traditionally known for the migration of students south to beaches to celebrate the beginning of the warmer season. But thanks to Zika (yeah, it's still happening) tradition might cha
Look, we get it. Football isn't for everyone and some aren't excited about the Super Bowl coming to Houston. Luckily, there are plenty of cheap flight deals under $170 for locals to escape to.
Many of your published letters come from unhappy married women. Some of them seem unable to get objective advice that would make themselves and their marriages happier. If you do, he'll admire and
French luxury designer Balenciaga on Wednesday teased its men's fall line in Paris and it included a Sanders-inspired outfit. It turns out the 75-year-old U.S. senator is a fashion icon.
Washington colleges and international students have been a good match for years, but tensions are rising. For example, in neighborhoods adjacent to campuses, landlords have turned single-family homes
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The next installments for the iPad Air and iPad Pro lines are not arriving within the first half of this year. Though previous rumors claimed that Apple was prepping for the launch event of three new
Google may have come unprepared for the enthusiastic response to the launch of its Pixel and Pixel XL premium smartphones late last year. This week, it was found out that the Mountain View giant is a
Known as Wolf 1061c, the planet sits right within the habitable zone, and is close enough for scientists to conduct ongoing studies, researchers from San Francisco State University say.
The agreement announced Thursday with the Federal Trade Commission covers statements Uber made from late 2013 until 2015 while trying to recruit more drivers to expand its service and remain ahead of
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish telecom operator Telia is mulling a bid for Denmark's TDC , Swedish business daily Dagens Industri reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in Japan's Toshiba Corp extended losses on Friday, weighed down by concern over a potentially bigger-than-expected $6 billion writedown triggered by cost overruns at its U.S.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp has started the process to sell a minority stake in its profitable flash memory chip business, expecting to fetch several billion dollars as it faces a bigger-than-expe
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's environment watchdog has summoned top officials from Linfen city to account for their poor control of sulfur dioxide pollution which has soared to more than 16 times the c
(Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Thursday said it has decided not to seek accelerated U.S. approval for its combination of two immunotherapy drugs as an initial treatment for lung cancer.
Around 500 million people have genital herpes. But no experimental jab has ever achieved strong or consistent results in a clinical trial. Now, a jab at the University of Pennsylvania, has.
A study on monkeys by the University of Wisconsin and the National Institutes on Ageing found we would all lower our risk of age-related diseases if we cut calorie intake by 30 percent.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lingerie giant Victoria's Secret, famed for its racy bras and thongs, has pledged to trace the sources of its wood-based fabrics, joining the ranks of fashion c
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands at a depth of 33 kms (20 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said on Friday.
(Reuters) - A small moth with a yellowish-white coif of scales has been named after U.S. President-edit Donald Trump, in honor of the former reality TV show host and real estate magnate's signature ha
Latest Finance
For  those who associate Argos with cheap jewellery and cut-price electronics it might come as a surprise, but Buckingham Palace is one of its best customers.
Some £61m was wiped off the value of St Ives as the firm warned on profits. The marketing services group said full-year figures would be materially below expectations.
While many banks, including Standard Chartered, have cancelled parties in Davos this year, one that hasn’t was Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company.
The chief economic adviser to the Prime Minister was a leading consultant at controversial Australian bank Macquarie that is earmarked to buy crucial UK assets.
Housebuilding giant Barratt Developments has been rocked by the departure of its finance boss. Neil Cooper left immediately last night with a payoff worth £741,000 after little more than a year in
Matthew Freud’s annual party on Wednesday was attended by David Cameron, George Osborne and Microsoft nerd Bill Gates. It was held at the art nouveau Schatzlap Hotel. 
Britain likes to boast it has the most sophisticated corporate governance among the Western democracies. When you look at the corruption and falsification of documents...
Latest Sport
The Lakers ruled out Larry Nance Jr. for Friday’s game against the Indiana Pacers, but he is nearing his return to playing. Nance went through a full practice Thursday at the Toyota Sports Center
More former Rams coaches are on the move. The Miami Dolphins announced Thursday that former Rams linebacker coach Frank Bush had joined Coach Adam Gase’s staff and the Cleveland Browns announced t
Atlanta Falcons All-Pro receiver Julio Jones missed his second day of practice Thursday because a sprained left toe. He said it's no big deal. Jones is confident he will be ready Sunday when Atlan
Stephen Curry won a tiebreaker to join Golden State teammate Kevin Durant in the starting lineup, while LeBron James and Kyrie Irving also gave Cleveland two starters in the NBA All-Star game.  To
Doctors feared that Istomin would never play tennis again after he suffered severe injuries to his legs in a car crash in 2001. He resumed training two years later and turned pro in 2004.
City have shelled out £175,000 for defender Finley Burns which could rise to £250,000 if his progress continues and he signs a professional contract at the Etihad, a report in the Times states.
Arsene Wenger has warned that India are already becoming the next threat to the dominance of European football, after the emergence of the wealthy Chinese Super League.
Former England cricket boss Paul Downton has spoken for the first time about his controversial sacking, saying he still had plenty to give the game when he was forced out nearly two years ago.
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