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  • 'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity

     'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity
    Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, the bleakly comic "Frank" has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things to say about the mysterious nature of creativity, where it comes from and where it might all go. With the ability to be true to...
  • Upset stockholders confront Medtronic executives

    Medtronic Inc. chief executive Omar Ishrak on Thursday faced down jeers and tough questions from longtime shareholders upset about the personal tax implications of the Minnesota-based company's proposed relocation to Ireland. "It is going to cost many of...
  • Ireland testing deceased person recently in Africa for Ebola

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's health service is carrying out tests on a suspected case of the Ebola virus in a deceased person who recently returned from Africa, the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland said in a statement on Thursday. "The public...
  • Volcano a threat to Penn State-Central Florida game in Ireland

    Volcano a threat to Penn State-Central Florida game in Ireland
    ORLANDO — Penn State's game against Central Florida in Ireland could be in jeopardy thanks to an Icelandic volcano. The risk of a volcano called Bardarbunga erupting has increased greatly in recent days. Scientists are concerned a major...
  • 'Frank' gives you something to wrap your head around

    'Frank' gives you something to wrap your head around
    Every so often it's time for something completely different, and if you're feeling that way right now, it's the time for "Frank." Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, this bleakly comic film has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things...
  • Essay: Shine a light on suicide

    In the over-exposed world that we live in, where social media allows for easy access and easy sharing of every little inconsequential snippet of everyday life, it is hard to believe that there is still a subject that remains very much 'closed off' and...
  • Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey still the ones to beat in MMA rankings

    Todd Martin's MMA rankings for August:   Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Antonio Silva 6. Josh Barnett 7. Alistair Overeem 8. Stipe Miocic 9. Mark Hunt 10. Roy...
  • Migrant rape victim denied abortion in Ireland: paper

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A migrant who said she was raped in her homeland before traveling to Ireland gave birth by Caesarean section when she was 24 weeks pregnant after Irish doctors rejected her request for an abortion on the grounds of...
  • Medtronic sales rise, but profit drops on one-time costs

    Costs are already mounting for Medtronic Inc.'s proposed $43 billion acquisition of Irish healthcare supplier Covidien, which dented its latest profit even as sales rose solidly for most of its products. On paper, Medtronic's profit fell 9 percent in its...
  • Allergan fights back: Botox maker reportedly pursuing Salix; stocks up

    Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine is reportedly interested in acquiring a North Carolina drugmaker, part of its effort to fight off a takeover attempt by a Canadian rival. The stock market responded, driving Allergan shares up 4%. Allergan's Tuesday...
  • Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas. In...
  • Hundreds rally in Ireland after rape victim says denied abortion

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of people rallied in Dublin to call for a change to Ireland's abortion laws on Wednesday after a rape victim said she was refused a termination and instead gave birth by Cesarean section. The young migrant's case has...