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Teen drug use is down, survey says

More than 22 percent of high school seniors reported past-month marijuana use, and 6 percent reported daily use for this year. Use of illicit ...

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Will end 'gundaraj' in UP if voted to power, says Modi

We want to put forth governments viewpoint. All the black money holders will come under the scanner of law. "I can not understand what problem...

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Gas prices up 2 cents, to $2.22 per gallon, in Rhode Island

How the oil market responds to the latest production cut pledge will continue to steer prices at the pump. OPEC-driven supply sentiment drove ...

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Blitzboks wear favourites tag in Cape Town

But England swiftly hit back as Richard de Carpentier broke through the South African defensive line to score before speedster Dan Norton crosse...

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Top UK judges grill government lawyer on Brexit plans

Earlier James Eadie QC, for the Government, rejected the suggestion that its Brexit strategy was an "affront" to Parliamentary sovereignty. Th...

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Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

He was a sponsor of the Trump election campaign and is known for his outspoken views against President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and tr...

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Reliance Jio effect? Airtel introduces packs for free voice calling

User also gets free Airtel-to-Airtel calls, both local and STD. The two new bundled packs are available at Rs 145 and Rs 345, offering them mo...

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Sensex rises more than 1 percent tracking strong global cues

The broader NSE Nifty scaled a high of 8,274.95, but profit-taking pulled it down to close at 8,261.75, still up 14.90 points, or 0.18 per cent....

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Police arrest man over threats to UK Brexit lawsuit claimant

The High Court sided with them last month, ruling that Prime Minister Theresa May must have Parliament's approval to trigger Article 50 of the...

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Bank of Canada keeps interest rate at 0.5%

Beata Caranci, chief economist for TD Bank, pointed out this week that there is increasing uncertainty when it comes to economic predictions for...

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Federal Judge Blocks New FLSA Overtime Rule

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division's final overtime rule stated that employees who earn $47,476 per year are eligible as hour...

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Russian Oil Output Near Post-Soviet Record as It Prepares to Cut

Overall sentiment remained stronger following the OPEC deal to cut production on Wednesday and WTI peaked just above $51.50, the highest level f...

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Italian Prime Minister Renzi to resign on Friday

Significantly, Alfano said he made his forecast after discussing the issue with Renzi.Renzi is still leader of the centre-left Democratic Party ...

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Starbucks unveils five-year strategic plan, focus on opening new stores

For Starbucks to drive growth and profitability in the USA, the expansion of its reserve stores is critical stimulate consumption of gourmet and...

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Amazon launching new store where you don't have to check out

The new Amazon grocery store concept is called Amazon Go , which is now being tested by Amazon employees in Seattle . Customers will be ...

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US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

More than 730 people have been killed in Aleppo since the start of a November 15 government offensive and 80,000 have fled, the Syrian Observa...

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Pharma stocks slump after Trump slams drug companies

Over the past 18 months, companies including EpiPen allergy shot maker Mylan and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International have borne the brunt of...

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Markets Right Now: Dow, Russell at new highs as stocks gain

The S&P 500 was up 3.52 points, or 0.16 percent, at 2,208.23 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 3.36 points, or 0.06 percent, at 5,312.25. Hi...

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Woodstock couple among the dead in Tennessee wildfire

The first victims identified in the disaster were Jon and Janet Summers and John and Marilyn Tegler. The dead included a Memphis couple who ...

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New North Carolina governor to face resolute GOP legislature

Pat McCrory's concession in their close race by praising the Republican for his service to the state. After weeks of unsubstantiated claims of v...

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GOP leaders predict House passage of medical research bill

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has also split from the majority of Democrats over the bill. "While the United States has made great innova...

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Italy faces political, economic uncertainty after referendum

Investors say the referendum may kick-start speculation on Italy ditching the euro. Italian 10-year bond yields rose above two per cent on M...

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How Trump plans to punish firms that leave US

Mr Trump last week reached a deal with United Technologies to keep about 1100 jobs at a Carrier air-conditioning plant in Indianapolis rathe...

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Far-Right Presidential Candidate Defeated in Austria, Halting Populist Tide in Europe

An earlier vote in May was invalidated after vote irregularities. "I would ask Mr Farage not to interfere in Austria's internal affairs", he ...

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Trump Warns U.S. Companies Against 'Very Expensive Mistake'

President-elect Donald Trump vowed to whiplash companies that offshore jobs then try to sell goods back into the US with a 35 percent imports ...

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