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Stocks in Asia have uneventful day, dollar gives up portion of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia took a breather on Wednesday, despite a strong performance on Wall Street overnight.The U.S. ...

187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...

U.S. sharemarkets in upward trajectory, greenback eases

NEW YORK, New York - In a volatile day of trading, U.S. stocks managed a gain on Tuesday.Apple dominated with ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Thailand to get injection of $1.5bn from Asia Development Bank

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday it is providing a $1.5 billion loan to Thailand ...

Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...

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$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...

Skid broken, Rays go for sweep of Red Sox

With Austin Meadows back and a five-game losing streak snapped, things are looking up again for the Tampa Bay Rays. ...

Scherzer, Porcello face off looking for 1st wins

Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello spent the first half of the 2010s as teammates with the Detroit Tigers and the ...

Day after return, Marlins to play 2 vs. O's

After the long wait without baseball, the Miami Marlins will be getting a heavy dose of it on Wednesday. Miami's ...

Raptors, with eye on postseason, face Magic

The Toronto Raptors will be out to sweep the season series from the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night as they ...