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World's oldest woman's blood provides clues to lifespan limits

Analysis of the world's oldest woman's blood suggests that lifespan of humans might ultimately be li...

Yes Bank evasive about 'talks' with L&T Finance for stake saleSacked Manchester United manager David Moyes thanks Alex Ferguson, stays mum on players
Unilever sales top estimates; may sell Ragu, SlimFast
Unilever said it may sell its underperforming Ragu pasta sauce and SlimFast brands as it reported hi...

Nasdaq first-quarter earnings helped by recent deals

Transatlantic exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group Inc on Thursday reported a higher first-quarter pro...

AstraZeneca plans spin-offs as cancer progress fuels bid talk

AstraZeneca also said it would advance four important experimental medicines into late-stage clinica...

General Motors posts lower profit after recall; truck pricing strong

General Motors net income in the first quarter fell to $108 mn from $873 mn in the year-earlier peri...

Apple, Facebook give markets a lift

Solid earnings from Apple and Facebook helped shore up global markets on Thursday despite an earlier...
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Japan PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine - Japanese media
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as...
Dubai's Emaar Properties posts 55 pct rise in Q1 profit
Dubai's Emaar Properties reported a 55 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday, as the ...
Valeant offers to buy Botox maker Allergan for $47 bln
Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Tuesday it has offered to buy Botox maker...
Pakistani stocks end higher; rupee weakens, o/n rates rise
Pakistan's main stock exchange closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark 100-share index of the K...
Comcast's profit rises; company adds video subscribers
Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted higher first-quarter revenue and net income on...
Bank of New York Mellon reports first-quarter profit
Bank of New York Mellon Corp reported a first-quarter profit on Tuesday as rising markets drove up ...
CNOOC Q1 output jumps on Nexen buy; may miss 5-year growth target
CNOOC Ltd on Tuesday posted a 15.5 percent rise in first quarter output mainly due to its purchase o...
United Tech posts profit ahead of Street, more bullish on 2014
United Technologies Corp reported a lower quarterly net profit on Tuesday, weighed down by restruct...
United Tech posts profit ahead of Street, more bullish on 2014
United Technologies Corp reported a lower quarterly net profit on Tuesday, weighed down by restruct...
Tesco launches new round of price cuts in battle with discounters
Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has launched another round of price cuts on basic food products and...
Company that owned ill-fated South Korea ferry has chequered past
The company that owned the South Korean ferry which sank last week, killing possibly hundreds of peo...
Lockheed boosts profit 23 pct, lifts 2014 outlook
Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's largest supplier, on Tuesday reported a 23 percent jump in ope...
Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster crosses 120
The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose sharply to more than 120 today
Pistorius family deny he took acting classes for trial
A spokeswoman for Oscar Pistorius today said suggestions that the Paralympian had taken acting lesso...
Barack Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China
Barack Obama's failure to prevent Russia from annexing Crimea has sharpened concerns.
Vladimir Putin signs decree to rehabilitate Crimea Tatars
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday to rehabilitate Crimea's Tatars and other...
Consumer firms adapt to win over emerging markets' middle classes
From chocolate and dumplings to toothpaste, consumer goods companies are adapting to new spending ha...
US stocks: Wall Street edges higher, investors look to earnings
US stocks rose slightly on Monday as investors found few reasons to push indexes sharply higher foll...
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