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MADRID (AP) — Spain’s unemployment rate edged up slightly to 18.8 percent in the first quarter, partly due to the end of temporary jobs tied to the winter holiday, and interrupting an overall d
Tensions in the U.S.-China relationship are rising but the two countries are forging more partnerships to address global health, particularly as China looks to take on a larger role and expand its glo
Apopka’s LiveTrends Design is trying to lead a revolution in home decor using an old staple and a new twist — small, trendy houseplants that take no or little maintenance. In the place referred to as
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday flagged stronger earnings and announced a cancellation of treasury shares after posting a solid first-quarter profit boosted by the memory chip business, sending
Preliminary data from Texas show total crude oil production for February was slightly more than figures from the same time last year, a regulator reported.
In its first quarterly report as a combined entity, energy services company TechnipFMC recorded a net income, largely on the back of North American recovery.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India will soon issue a consultation paper to seek views of stakeholders on a proposal to cap the number of SIM cards a company can issue to test its services, ac
Latest Lifestyle
The royal family are tied down to very strict fashion rules when their doing their public duties [Getty] And while many of us would do anything to riffle through Kate Middleton's wardrobe, we're n
Former Bachelor star Chris Soules made headlines when he was taken into custody in Iowa after allegedly leaving the scene of a car crash that resulted in the death of another driver.     &
At a London event celebrating the 60th anniversary of the OMEGA Speedmaster, actor George Clooney was joined by astronaut Buzz Aldrin and stars including Liv Tyler, Ellie Goulding and Gemma Arterton.
TOWIE finale: Yazmin Oukhellou, Amber Turner and Megan McKenna go all out [Instagram] Megan McKenna - who was recently questioned by fans over her fashion –  Amber Turner and Yazmin Oukh
Cheeky Girl Gabriela Irimia's ex boyfriend Lembit Opik is expecting his first child [Getty] The couple had kept their news a secret until now because Lembit’s former fiancées, including Cheek
On April 26, three days before the political movement “Open Russia” hopes to mobilize nationwide protests against the Kremlin, Russia’s Prosecutor General blacklisted the group as an “undesirable orga
The president’s one-page outline for changes to the tax code would reduce the current seven income tax brackets to three, cut the corporate tax rate by more than 50 percent and abolish the alter
Latest Tech
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who died April 19 after committing suicide in prison, wrote three letters — one to his fiancée, another to his daughter and the last to his attorney Jose Baez, TMZ re
Samsung recently came out with the world’s first edge-to-edge display and a 10nm processor and is now in the process of designing magnetoresistant random access memory (MRAM) — a low-cost, high speed
The second must-own Nintendo Switch game is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , a port of the Wii U version with added modes and characters. While that doesn’t sound appealing initially, believe us, it’s a great
Amazon's spending big on creating new content, aided by the fact that the shows don't have to turn a profit.             
The humanoid robot Jia Jia had an awkward Skype interview at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei with Kevin Kelly, co-founder of Wired magazine.
A ‘FlightLapse’ reveals the night sky from a pilot’s perspective. While traveling from Europe to South America, Sales Wick captured brightly lit cities and the glittering Milky Way.
A study by Ipsos for the ING bank website eZonomics found one in three people in Europe, the US and Australia were happy to rely on electronic payments alone.
Latest Health
LONDON (Reuters) - British biotech firm Synairgen lost nearly half its value on Thursday as partner AstraZeneca pulled the plug on an experimental drug designed to help patients fight common cold viru
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche, encouraged by better than expected first-quarter sales, said it was confident new drugs will help to deliver revenue and profit growth even as its older medic
According to experts at The American Chemical Society, the popular beverages may be a waste of money for anything less than marathon runners. Water should hydrate us after a 30 work out.
Chelsea Torres, 22, from Blackfoot, Idaho, gave birth to Callie and Carter in January by Caesarean section following a nerve-racking pregnancy. She discovered their condition at a three week scan.
Four in ten special care baby units are also shutting every year because of manpower issues, according to a report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).
The Better Care Fund was set up in 2013 to help reduce the number of elderly people having to stay needlessly in hospital, but the costs have actually risen.
Clare Sims, 40, from Bristol weighed 27 stone and struggled to get upstairs. But after suffering a near fatal asthma attack she overhauled her diet by joining Weight Watchers.
Latest Finance
Justin Chon was 10. It was April 29, 1992. On television, the city was burning, and his father didn’t come home from his Paramount shoe store for a few nights. The boy put two and two together, an
Supporters of Donald Trump worried he has lost his appetite for poking the establishment would probably be reassured if he were to make good on his promise to swiftly kick to the curb the Paris ag
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin laid out the Trump administration’s blueprint for tax cuts Wednesday, and like much of what the administration has done thus far, it was long on promises but s
To read the polls and hear the pundits, President Trump’s first 100 days have been an utter disaster, ranking among the worst in history. But that’s not how Karen Malady sees it. The 59-year-old a
Cold War era leaders determined Los Angeles residents needed an escape route through the San Gabriel Mountains in case of a nuclear attack. Construction work began on Shoemaker Canyon Road. The 25
Great news Cassini fans! The NASA spacecraft successfully completed its first pass through the uncharted territory between Saturn and its rings late Wednesday. Hopefully the next 21 orbits through
Chabahar, Sistan-Baluchestan Prov, April 27, IRNA – Development of Chabahar Port in southern Iran is going to help bolster Iran’s national security, says the head of the Committee for Foreign Policy
Latest Sport
MANILA, Philippines – Fil-foreign gunner Matthew Wright may have secured a spot in the Gilas Pilipinas final lineup for the coming SEABA Championship after a
Nashville defeats St. Louis, 4-3, in Game 1 of best-of-seven series but lose forward Kevin Filia to an ugly leg injury.             
From paintball on Tuesday to a cooking class on Wednesday night, the competitiveness seemed to go up a notch as the Michigan team learned to make a number of Italian dishes, including, no surprise, pi
Earlier today, the International Cricket Council (ICC) had said that the BCCI would receive USD 293 million for the 2015-23 rights cycle under ICC`s revised financial model. 
Rio Olympic silver medallist and fourth seed Sindhu continued her domination right from the start against Japan's Aya Ohori and won the match 21-14, 21-15.
Russia's Sharapova -- the world's highest-paid female athlete for more than a decade until last year, according to Forbes -- won on Wednesday on her comeback after testing positive for meld
Sports Minister Vijay Goel said he fears that doping may fast spread to the junior level and it needs to be curbed by creating fear in the minds of athletes.
Isco believes he is in the form of his life as Real Madrid push for a La Liga and Champions League double triumph. The playmaker scored and created another goal in a 6-2 win at Deportivo.
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My position is about your behavior and choosing to be an adult. Summary: Dallas Louis makes it her mission to educate people about the impact of divorce on children and families
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Do you get discouraged and then decide that you are never going to let this happen again, only to find yourself in the same mess the next year?” Summary: Joyce Jagger, known as Th
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They were kids in 1992. Here's how two Korean Americans are telling the story of the L.A. riots

Justin Chon was 10. It was April 29, 1992. On television, the city was burning, and his father didn’t come home from his Paramount shoe store for a few nights. The boy put two and two together, an
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Republicans are rethinking their disdain for the Paris accord – creating a political headache for Trump

Supporters of Donald Trump worried he has lost his appetite for poking the establishment would probably be reassured if he were to make good on his promise to swiftly kick to the curb the Paris ag
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Trump's tax-code plan is short on reform and long on tax cuts for the wealthy

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin laid out the Trump administration’s blueprint for tax cuts Wednesday, and like much of what the administration has done thus far, it was long on promises but s
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This blue-collar bastion was a Democratic stronghold until Trump came along. After 100 days, no regrets

To read the polls and hear the pundits, President Trump’s first 100 days have been an utter disaster, ranking among the worst in history. But that’s not how Karen Malady sees it. The 59-year-old a
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From the Archives: Highway to nowhere

Cold War era leaders determined Los Angeles residents needed an escape route through the San Gabriel Mountains in case of a nuclear attack. Construction work began on Shoemaker Canyon Road. The 25
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Success! Cassini's first pass between Saturn and its rings goes flawlessly

Great news Cassini fans! The NASA spacecraft successfully completed its first pass through the uncharted territory between Saturn and its rings late Wednesday. Hopefully the next 21 orbits through
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Development of Chabahar Port to boost national security: Senior MP

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Theresa May set to keep pensions triple lock

Theresa May repeatedly ducked questions about the fate of the flagship policy during Prime Minister’s questions - but sources say No10 was backing away from ditching the scheme.
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Number of new-build homes climbs to highest since 2007

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NYC, Metropolitan Museum weigh mandatory admission fees

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Push for transparency at tourism marketing agencies continues

Orange County’s mayor suggested Wednesday she may push for more transparency at Visit Orlando, while House Speaker Richard Corcoran released spending figures about tourism marketing in 14 Florida c

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Signpost removed to bamboozle Nazi invaders is found

Officials in Great Snoring in Norfolk ordered the removal of their mile marker in around 1940 because of the possible threat posed by German troops preparing for Operation Sealion.
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Owner of rabbit that died on United flight wants corpse

Annette Edwards, 65, of Stoulton, Worcestershire, wants the corpse of the ten-month-old 3ft giant rabbit Simon returned to her after he died at a holding facility at Chicago O'Hare Airport.
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Airplane passengers capture stunning aerial views

Standout images include a shot of the blood red-coloured Lake Urmia in Iran taken The Dusty Compass blogger Danny, as he flew from Japan to the U.S. via Qatar.
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United Takes Added Steps to Win Back Customers and Avoid More Ugly Events

United Airlines, still trying to regain its footing after a video showed a traveler being violently dragged off a plane, on Thursday outlined new measures meant to prevent such episodes in the future.
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Sprawling nighttime food markets popping up in the US

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Montreal's iconic Expo 67 exhibition left lasting impact on country

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For Arbor Day, 6 trees worth hugging and where to find them, including....Clifton's?

Arbor Day, first celebrated in 1872, is a national holiday marked on the last Friday in April. It's a perfect time to go traveling to find remarkable species in the West.
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