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African-American coming-of-age tale “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture on Feb. 26 on a big night for Hollywood diversity that was overshadowed by an embarrassing onstage gaffe over
The Railways will now provide space to postal department and private players to ferry their parcels in the guard's compartment of some selected trains.
LIC posted a robust growth of 12.43 percent in the total premium income at Rs 1.45 trillion for the first nine months of the current fiscal ended December 31, 2016 from Rs 1.29 trillion in the corre
P5 Asia Investments, investment arm of PE firm Providence, has launched a book to sell Idea Cellular shares of upto USD 190 million, sources with direct knowledge said.
The new entrant in the telecom sector, Reliance Jio, said the two orders of TRAI have been challenged by Idea and Airtel before the Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT).
Payments company Itzcash today said it has invested undisclosed sum in an expense management startup, Finly, eyeing what it pegged as a USD 25-billion opportunity.
Over one lakh drivers attached to two cab aggregators, who began an indefinite strike here from February 22 demanding better incentives and stopping attachment of new cabs, today sought Union Transp
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MILAN (Reuters) - Once again Italian designer Giorgio Armani stunned with bright and eloquent colors in his autumn and winter collection, wrapping up six days of catwalk shows at Milan's Fashion week.
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Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled the country after the EuroMaidan protests in 2013-2014, has disclosed some more details of his private life to Western media. Yanukovych, 66, sai
An app that informs users about military attacks and lets them contact law enforcement in seconds will soon go live in Ukraine – and, its creators hope, reduce casualties among civilians in the
The Donetsk metallurgical plant, part of Donetsksteel Group, on Feb. 27 stopped operating its only active blast furnace, N1, over lack of iron ore as a result of a railway blockade in the disengagemen
Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall didn't realise her error in this dress [Little Mix/Twitter] So as you can imagine, Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Ann Pinnock were all pretty exh
Software developer community DOU.ua published on Feb. 27 its latest overview of the Ukrainian IT market for the second half of 2016, listing the 50 biggest tech companies in the country, which togethe
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Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem found that, on average, people are better than random chance at matching the faces of strangers with a name.
Researchers from Chapman University in California surveyed more than 50,000 people. They found that while 86 per cent of lesbians regularly orgasm, only 65 per cent of straight women do.
The World Health Organization releases its first list of priority pathogens — superbugs that have developed resistance to existing antibiotics. It's
The average American pays about $45 a month for high-speed Internet access. Can you imagine paying about one tenth that price... not every month, but just once... for an entire lifetime of service?
While today it may be associated with revelers drinking, stripping and bead-gathering in New Orleans’ French Quarter, the celebration of Mardi Gras dates back thousands of years. Now celebrated in a
Brazil’s annual Carnival is in full swing with festivities beginning Friday and continuing well into Ash Wednesday. As locals take to the streets to participate in the massive parades, visit
A group affiliated with the Islamic State in the Philippines posted a video Monday of a 70-year-old German hostage who appeared to have been beheaded after his ransom deadline had expired. The man wa
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The number of rhinos poached for their horns in South Africa fell 10 percent in 2016 to 1,054, the second straight year of decline according to government data released on Mon
It may seem simple - we like chocolate because it tastes nice. But there's more to it than that - and it relates to a balance that is set right from the very beginning of our lives.
HALIFAX - A recent survey suggests that 20 per cent of Halifax residents don't have access to a family doctor. The study commissioned by Communications Nova Scotia says access to doctors in Halifax i
They are known to be high in prebiotics, dietary fibers that act as food for good stomach bacteria. University of Colorado Boulder researchers have found they help the brain overcome worry and fear.
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Good rains in the last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions are a positive sign for the development of the mid-crop but hot weather could hurt it, farmers said
Tensions emerged Saturday between Dem and GOP governors over a GOP-led proposal for a major overhaul to Medicaid             
(Reuters) - La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co said on Monday its lead experimental drug to treat low blood pressure met the main goal of a late-stage study on patients with distributive shock who had not ade
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The central bank on Monday announced the launch of the latest 'Inflation Expectations Survey of Households' across 18 cities aimed at capturing subjective assessments on price movements.
For hassle-free movement of cargo, the government has decided to make electronic toll tags mandatory for all vehicles contracted by the government departments.
Heading into February, things were looking grim here in the rugged hills north of Santa Barbara. While much of California was emerging from five years of drought, this giant reservoir had dwindled
There may come a time when World War II ceases to be a source of fascination for millions of Americans, but for now, the subject matter continues to inspire historians, novelists, screenwriters — 
Oscars 2017 updates: 'Moonlight' named best picture after Warren Beatty gets wrong envelope Feb. 27, 2017, 5:47 a.m. In a stunning turn, "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar after "La La Land" w
Let’s say I decide four friends and I are going to Phuket, Thailand, for a week in early April. I just found a $498 round-trip fare on China Eastern from LAX, including all taxes and fees. Now all
Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business section. I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of
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PGA Tour: Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England, will host the 149th British Open in 2020; plus news on Jason Day, Roberto Diaz, Johnson Wagner, Peter Jacobsen.
Eight of the 12 programs in the Mid-American Conference feature returning quarterbacks let by Toledo and Miami.  Here is a quick ranking of the position heading into spring: 1. Toledo: Logan Woodside
In his first interview since declaring for the NFL draft, Oklahoma Sooners running back Joe Mixon talks to The Post's Rick Maese about trying to move past his 2014 assault charge.
Is Deshaun Watson, Mitch Trubisky, DeShone Kizer or Patrick Mahomes the answer for some QB-needy NFL team? Some early returns come this week at the NFL scouting combine. That and more in NFL 1st and 1
During a 45-minute roundtable discussion, former NFL executive Joe Banner and former agent Joel Corry detailed why Cousins holds all the leverage in any contract talks and why the Redskins may already
South Africa scrum-half Cobus Reinach will join Northampton Saints from Super Rugby outfit the Sharks at the end of the season. The No 9 spoke of his excitement at the impending move.
England Lions made Sri Lanka A sweat over a series-equalling victory in Dambulla, but Liam Livingstone's second century of the match and seven cheap wickets were still not enough.
Following Zlatan Ibrahimovic's goalscoring heroics in Sunday's EFL Cup final for Manchester United against Southampton, the race for the player of the season award has heated up.
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