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Published:Thursday | January 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMAP

The smoothie has become ubiquitous because it makes healthy eating sound easy and attainable. I'll admit to you right here: I love smoothies - throwing a bunch of things into a blender and then sipping on my breakfast.The more nutrients I can cram...

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 4:57 PMAP

Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a US$10 billion plan to transform New York's ageing John F. Kennedy International Airport into a world-class hub with easy access. The governor told a gathering of the Association for a Better New York on...

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP
Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 19,000 for the first time Tuesday as a post-election rally drove indexes further into record territory.Stocks opened solidly higher after setting records on Monday. They gave up some of their gains around...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

The International Monetary Fund is projecting an economic contraction of 9 per cent this year in struggling Suriname.A visiting IMF team says that without major policy adjustments, Suriname "risks deepening instability" with sharp exchange rate...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP
Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2016 | 11:17 PMAP
Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

A strong batch of new films drew audiences to the theaters in large numbers this weekend, including Marvel's Doctor Strange, the animated Trolls and Mel Gibson's WWII drama, Hacksaw Ridge , effectively waking up the sleepy fall box office. The top...

Published:Wednesday | November 2, 2016 | 11:26 PMAP
Published:Wednesday | September 7, 2016 | 11:00 AMAP

Denmark will buy data leaked from a Panamanian law firm that helped customers open offshore companies to avoid paying taxes, the Scandinavian country's taxation minister said Wednesday. Karsten Lauritzen said Danish tax authorities had...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

The pound's sharp drop following Britain's vote to leave the European Union is starting to weigh on companies, particularly manufacturers, by increasing the cost of the imported raw materials and goods they require to do business.Official figures...

Published:Tuesday | August 16, 2016 | 12:20 AMAP

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): David Rudisha glanced to his left twice as he came round the final bend, waiting for the challenge to come. It didn't. He didn't let it. The world-record holder surged across the line to retain his Olympic title in the...

Published:Tuesday | August 2, 2016 | 11:17 PMAP

Wawrinka pulls outRIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Two-time major champion, Stan Wawrinka, pulled out of the Olympics yesterday because of injury, leaving the Rio Games without half of the men ranked in the ATP's top 10.A statement issued by Wawrinka's...

Published:Tuesday | July 26, 2016 | 12:31 AMAP

Verizon is buying Yahoo for US$4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. It is the second time in as many years that Verizon, extending its digital reach, has snapped up the remnants of a fallen internet...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2016 | 12:49 AMAP

Federal regulators closed an investigation of the multinational, nutritional supplements company Herbalife, which has for years been dogged by accusations that it was run as an elaborate pyramid scheme. Though Herbalife was ordered to restructure...

Published:Friday | July 15, 2016 | 12:46 AMAP

Cuba is reassigning its economics minister to a different post where he will continue to supervise the direction of the country's struggling economy. An announcement Wednesday night in state media said Vice President Marino Murillo will be...

Published:Friday | June 17, 2016 | 11:44 PMAP

Men and women in business suits mixed with hippies sporting blazers printed with marijuana leaves Friday during the last day of the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition.The three-day conference at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center was...

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2016 | 11:06 AMAP

A Swiss newspaper is reporting that a computer specialist for Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has been taken into custody by Geneva authorities in connection with a probe over the leak of a massive trove of data on offshore companies. Daily Le...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2016 | 5:03 PMAP

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP): Kevin Durant has a lot to consider in the next month. The face of the Thunder franchise since their move from Seattle in 2008 is heading into free agency and what he chooses to do after July 1 could shake up the NBA landscape....

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

BERLIN (AP):Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus was dropped from Germany's European Championship squad yesterday and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger made the final cut despite injury.Reus, who had been struggling at the...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2016 | 11:02 PMAP
Published:Friday | May 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

UNITED STATESWASHINGTON, (AP):The Supreme Court is making it easier for the government to deport or otherwise remove people who are not US citizens if they are convicted of seemingly minor crimes.The justices ruled 5-3 yesterday that a man who spent...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

UNITED STATESHOUSTON, (AP):Immigrant rights lawyers have asked a federal judge to appoint a special monitor to oversee a longstanding legal agreement on the detention of children caught crossing the US-Mexico border, an accord at the centre of...

Published:Wednesday | May 11, 2016 | 11:05 PMAP

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