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Yoo-hoo: Winner of $8.5mn, largest lottery prize in Russian history, yet to come forward

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Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 14:33 One lucky person has scooped the $8.5 million Russian Lotto jackpot. The problem is, the winner has not yet come forward. The ticketholder has three years to show up and grab what appears to be the biggest lottery win in Russian history. According to the website of Russian Post Read More

Artist who breastfed dog and fertilized her egg with dog cell wins prestigious prize

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Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 00:54 A Slovenian artist breastfed her dogs and fertilized one of her eggs with a dog cell as part of an award-winning three-month art project. Maja Smrekar lived in seclusion with her dogs as part of the lengthy artistic experiment, which was titled “K-9_topology.” During that time, she triggered her Read More

Nobel Prize winner 'nervous' about surging US stock market

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Published time: 11 Oct, 2017 13:03 Edited time: 11 Oct, 2017 13:04 A buoyant and complacent stock market is an issue for concern, according to Richard Thaler, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics earlier this week. “We seem to be living in the riskiest moment of our lives, and yet the stock market Read More

New Nobel Prize economist Thaler stumped by record markets

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BOSTON (Reuters) – University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler may have won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on behavioral economics, but the behavior of investors has him stumped. Thaler said on Tuesday he is puzzled by the steady rise of global stock markets in recent years, even as many countries are Read More

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins Nobel Peace Prize

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The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to a little-known international campaign group that advocates a ban on nuclear weapons. The Norwegian Nobel Committee praised the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for drawing attention to the “catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a Read More

Intl Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Published time: 6 Oct, 2017 09:01 Edited time: 6 Oct, 2017 09:14 The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017. “ICAN has been the leading civil society actor in the effort to achieve a prohibition of nuclear weapons under international law,” a Nobel Prize spokesperson said. Read More

Nobel Prize speculation spices up Japan's stock markets

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TOKYO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Predicting Nobel Prize winners has never been an easy business but that hasn’t stopped stock market speculators in Tokyo from betting on shares that could benefit should any of the prestigious awards go to a Japanese writer or scientist. Now that it is Nobel week – with prizes including sciences Read More