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The Los Angeles Board of Education on Monday voted to extend health benefits to two groups of part-time employees despite ongoing concerns about the school system’s long-term financial health. The employees winning health benefits include teacher assistants and playground aides, who are members...
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BBC News
Former Sale Sharks player Cillian Willis is to sue the club alleging clinical negligence over a career-ending concussion.
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L. A. Times
For all their bare skin, suggestive dialogue and racy dance sequences, Bollywood movies generally are a marvel of chastity. The world’s biggest film industry is so squeamish about sex that its biggest stars rarely even kiss on screen. Then there’s Sunny Leone. Anyone with an Internet connection...
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L. A. Times
Danish, French, German, Spanish and now Italian — subtitled foreign dramas aren’t just for art-house theaters anymore. In the last few years, American television has taken on Rosetta Stone tendencies with multilingual originals (Netflix’s “Narcos,” USA’s “Queen of the South”) and artisanal imports...
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The New York Times
Roughly 40 strong earthquakes were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles to the southwest of the epicenter.
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BBC News
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Chinese Olympian and power forward Yi Jianlian following his performance in Rio.
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The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. is now the biggest market for luxury watches after sales in Hong Kong were hurt by a strong local currency and by China’s crackdown on gifting by party officials.
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The Wall Street Journal
South Korea ordered the local unit of Volkswagen to recall some of its Audi A8 models, dealing a fresh blow to the German auto maker mired in a global emissions scandal.
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The Wall Street Journal
Some of the world’s largest energy companies are saddled with their highest debt levels ever as they struggle with low crude prices, raising worries about their ability to pay dividends and find new barrels.
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USA Today
The damn email thing has lasted longer than 31 presidential administrations now, and still nobody agrees on what it all means.              
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The New York Times
In “The Gardener and the Carpenter,” Alison Gopnik says children are naturals at learning and have a better chance to develop if parents lighten up.
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The New York Times
Sea, sand, history and climate forecasts are all part of a trip to the Dry Tortugas, an aquatic paradise at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico.
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GlobeNewswire
This notification is made further to an announcement made on 24 August 2016, which incorrectly stated the record and payment dates for the Interim Dividend. The correct position is noted below.
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PrNewswire
PUNE, India, August 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
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GlobeNewswire
Wärtsilä Corporation, Changes in management, 24 August 2016 at 12:00 hrs EET
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GlobeNewswire
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, August 24, 2016 - DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) ("DHT") announced that, in connection with the effect of the previously announced cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock to be paid on August 31, 2016 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 24, 2016, the Conversion Price of the Company's 4.5% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Notes") was adjusted, effective August 22, 2016. The Conversion Price was adjusted from $6.9651 per share to $6.6570, which represents a Conversion Rate of approximately 150.
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PrNewswire
HONG KONG, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Consortium International Limited ("FEC" or the "Group"; SEHK: 35) is delighted to announce that the Group has signed a contract to purchase a key section of the Western Australia Government's Perth City Link project ("The Project"). The mixed-use development located adjacent to the Perth Arena will deliver more than 350 residential apartments and 250 hotel rooms managed by Dorsett on two prime lots. It is a major project being undertaken by the Western Australian government to reconnect the Perth CBD and the entertainment district (Northbridge) for the first time in more than 100 years. FEC intends to progress the planning and construction for its development at Perth City Link during 2016/17.
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PrNewswire
HONG KONG, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", SEHK: 00883, NYSE: CEO, TSX: CNU) today announced its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2016.
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GlobeNewswire
Please find attached 1H2016 Investors Presentation
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GlobeNewswire
Paris, August 24, 2016 - In compliance with current regulations, Alcatel-Lucent today announced it has published its first half report to June 30, 2016. The report is available in the Investors & Shareholders section of Alcatel-Lucent's website, http://www5.alcatel-lucent.com/investors, on the Regulated Information page.
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GlobeNewswire
Oslo, 24 August 2016 - PCI Biotech invites to a presentation of the company's second quarter and first half year 2016 report on Tuesday 30 August 2016 at Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park.
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