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January 19, 2016
Most business merger stories have no need for a “this is not a joke” disclaimer, but this one did: Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications Inc [UVN.UL] announced a deal on Tuesday to buy a stake in humor website “The Onion.” There was instant social media outpouring about what the future holds for a site whose...
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When mothers eat three sizeable servings of fish each week during pregnancy it may benefit children’s brains for years to come, according to a large study in Spain. Researchers followed nearly 2,000 mother-child pairs from the first trimester of pregnancy through the child’s fifth birthday and found improved brain function in the kids whose mothers...
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Mshindi Mayenga, a hairdresser in the Tanzanian capital, had a vision to expand her business. She wanted to transform her small salon from a dilapidated rented room into a larger ‘main street’ enterprise, but every time she applied for a bank loan her request was turned down. She did not own her home, or any...
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Getting too little sleep during the week can increase some risk factors for diabetes, but sleeping late on weekends might help improve the picture, a small U.S. study suggests. Researchers conducted a sleep experiment with 19 healthy young men and found just four nights of sleep deprivation were linked to changes in their blood suggesting...
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The Anglican Church has slapped sanctions on its liberal U.S. branch for supporting same-sex marriage, a move that averted a formal schism in the world’s third-largest Christian denomination but left deep divisions unresolved. The Anglican communion, which counts some 85 million members in 165 countries, has been in crisis since 2003 because of arguments over...
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Britain’s domestic spy service, MI5, was named on Tuesday as the best employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in a nationwide workplace equality index, followed by Lloyds Banking Group and the National Assembly for Wales. The Top 100 Employers list by the equality charity Stonewall ranks organizations in Britain based on answers...
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Six time DRAG QUEEN OF THE YEAR winner, Hedda Lettuce opens her show at The Red Room tonight with an Opening Party at 8 pm. Hedda Lettuce -Big Queen Small Throne will be performed on January 19, 21, 22, 26, 28 and 29 at 9:30 pm and on January 30th at 7:30 pm. Hedda thrills...
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The private equity arm of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) has teamed up with Mexican consulting firm Ainda to jointly invest in energy and infrastructure projects in Mexico, a person familiar with the matter said. Goldman’s Merchant Banking Division signed a deal with Ainda in December to “identify, pursue, evaluate and make investments jointly,” according...
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Fun and busy Cabo, adventurous Riviera Maya, and thrilling Cancun. These are everyone’s go-to destinations when vacationing in Mexico, the vacation spots mostly responsible for putting the enchanting country in the top 10 list of the most visited countries in the world. Yet a large part of Mexico that deserves to be seen remains undiscovered by most families....
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