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For an enthusiast driver, this is a car that feels almost ideal right from the start. Performance from the twin-turbo inline 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine (vs a twin-turbo 2.0-liter four in the 330e)
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After a four week roller coaster ride, oil futures remain in a technical bull market defying all logical expectations and market fundamentals to the contrary. As it were, the current four-week cycle e
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(Reuters) - Cloud software maker Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter revenue below estimates as it saw some softness, primarily in the United States, sending the company's shares down by 7.7 pe
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp on Wednesday said Michael Andres will retire as president of McDonald's USA at the end of the year as the fast-food chain fights to maintain the momentum of it
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LONDON (Reuters) - London's Somerset House is hosting the European premiere of "Bjork Digital," an immersive exhibition of digital and video works produced by the famous Icelandic singer and a team...
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Dreams of a wind-powered nation sparked by the pioneering Atlantic Ocean project are running aground back on shore, where conventional battles over aesthetics and property values have stymied wind pr
Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien dies; helped track cells SAN DIEGO (AP) — Roger Tsien, a University of California, San Diego professor who shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for helping develop
NEW YORK (AP) — New research shows more U.S. adults are using marijuana, using it more often and far fewer think it's risky. More than a half million U.S. adults participated in the survey over a do
The gruesome remains were discovered during renovations at the Max Planck Psychiatric Institute in Munich, Germany last year but reported on by Israeli media only this week.
Instagram has added a highly anticipated zoom feature that lets users zoom in on both photos and videos - but only on its iOS app.
Instead of a physical keyboard, the $500 Yoga Book unveiled in Berlin instead has a second large touchscreen that can turn into a keyboard when needed.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck 188 km (116 miles)in the ocean northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS )reported.
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A tropical storm developing in the Gulf of Mexico could produce near hurricane-force winds by the time it makes landfall in Florida, the National Hurricane Center said on Wedn
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - During a recent shift spent treating numerous overdoses, Dr. Robert Couch heard a similar refrain from patients: they couldn't believe that the small amounts of heroin they took near
Research finds songbirds began diversifying about 33 million years ago and underwent extensive diversification in Australia. Furthermore, songbirds first dispersed out of Australia about 23 million ye
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Students seeking a student loan discount can no longer turn to Amazon Prime. Amazon and Wells Fargo ended their student loan discount program barely six weeks after it began.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday it will spend 10.5 million reais ($3.25 million) to buy marketing rights to the financially troubled R
* Authorized a share repurchase plan under which company may repurchase up to 581,518 shares of common stock Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO/SANTIAGO, August 31 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating to Nacion Seguros de Retiro S.
* Target Capital Inc says Royce Lee has been appointed new Chief Financial Officer for company
LIMA, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Peru's government will present a bill to raise taxes on corporate profits in order to lower sales taxes and boost the economy, Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne said on Wednesda
Sept 1 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to extend losses on Thursday, as a slump in crude prices overnight could batter energy stocks, while retail sales data, due later in the day, may determine
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Former Montreal Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban’s condo is up for sale, reports say.
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Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress will remain on the restricted list while entering an unspecified treatment program following an arrest on a drunken driving charge.
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Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced a change to the rotation for the Rangers series, with Doug Fister moving to Friday to start on regular rest and pushing Dallas Keuchel back to either Saturday o
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Leadsbyseo has launched top professional SEO reseller services. The top SEO reseller in Noida, in a corporate press statement has declared that it has introduced an elite pa
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"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
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