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Unidentified gunmen attacked a group of eight people from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Hazara region when they stopped at a petrol pump near Kuchlak area of Quetta on Sunday evening. "This was a sectarian attack", senior police officer Tanveer Shah told Reuters, adding that no group has claimed responsibility for the shooting. Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri and Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai condemned the incident and expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of ...
  • Shakib wants six-month break from Tests

    Shakib wants six-month break from Tests

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    Shakib has asked for a six-month leave, but given Sri Lanka's tour of Bangladesh, BCB denied a longer rest period. "He will not be travelling with the team but he can tell us what he decides to do". He can miss the first Test against South Africa but if he wants, he can play the second Test. The left-handed batsman and left-arm spinner will be available for the limited-overs leg of the tour to South Africa where the Tigers will three ODIs and two T20Is.
  • Teva Pharma Names Kåre Schultz President & CEO

    Teva Pharma Names Kåre Schultz President & CEO

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    AstraZeneca's chief executive, Pascal Soriot, was previously rumored to be taking the role. More than seven months after its last chief executive quit, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Monday announced the appointment of Kåre Schultz as CEO and president of the Danish company H.
  • Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea impasse

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    The drill meant to simulate a strike on North Korea's Pyunggye-ri nuclear test site involved the Hyunmoo ballistic missile system and F-15K fighter jets, reports Yonhap News Agency . U.S. President Donald Trump was scheduled to speak with with Chinese President Xi Jinping of China on Wednesday morning. Seoul has hardened its stance against Pyongyang after its torrent of weapons tests, the latest a detonation Sunday of what North Korea said was a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles ...
  • S.Korea deploys USA anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters

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    In a Twitter message posted shortly after Pyongyang's latest nuclear provocation on Sunday, the US president also insisted South Korea was "finding, as I have told them, that their talk of appeasement with North Korea will not work". Trump, on the other hand, has repeatedly warned the North of dire consequences, once saying the communist state will be met by "fire and fury" if it continues to make threats against the US and its allies.
  • High winds, rain expected in Upstate, WNC, NE Georgia; Isolated tornado possible

    High winds, rain expected in Upstate, WNC, NE Georgia; Isolated tornado possible

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    Of course we are going to deal with rain as well, and at this time it still appears most locations in Central Alabama will average 1-4 inches of rain, but flooding is not expected. Depending on how far to the west the storm tracks, the Upstate of SC could see 3 to 6 inches of rain. The track is still being influenced by several factors and it could still change for the Southeast.
  • Seoul Turns to Diplomatic, Military Means to Solve North Korea Crisis

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    North Korea for its part chose confrontation with the world community, successfully developing nuclear weapons and now, rapidly perfecting the means of their delivery. The demand contradicted the stance of their host, Russian President Vladimir Putin , who has dismissed sanctions as a solution. "We too are opposing and denouncing North Korea's nuclear development".
  • Shraddha Kapoor to play a dual role in 'Saaho'?

    Shraddha Kapoor to play a dual role in 'Saaho'?

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    Talking about it, a source said that Shraddha will be seen playing two characters - while one is boisterous who performs action stunts, the other is timid. The shooting of Prabhas' upcoming film Saaho is now progressing at a brisk pace in Hyderabad. It also has Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff and Chunky Pandey on board.
  • Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) Quarterly Analysis

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    Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 149,895 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $12,952,000 after buying an additional 42,905 shares in the last quarter. BidaskClub lowered Randgold Resources Limited from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Trading was light with 528K shares changing hands on Friday.
  • Taiwan activist confesses to subversion in China court

    Taiwan activist confesses to subversion in China court

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    Lee said he accepted the charge of subversion and expressed regret in videos of his comments released on social media by the Yueyang City Intermediate People's Court in central Hunan province. They note that Lee is the first foreign non-profit worker to be detained in China after a law tightening controls over such groups came into effect. After the hearing, she tearfully repeated her request for forgiveness and unveiled what appeared to be two new tattoos on the underside of each of her ...
  • Curfew enacted in Lee County after Hurricane Irma

    Curfew enacted in Lee County after Hurricane Irma

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    The curfew will be enforced by all city police departments, Lee County Sheriff's Office and additional law enforcement agencies. The curfew applies to everyone, with the exception of those searching for medical assistance, food, or emergency personnel.
  • Microchip Technology Incorporat (NASDAQ:MCHP) Closed 5.2% Above Its 50 Day Average

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    Allstate Corporation now has $31.60B valuation. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.03 on September 8, reaching $27.37. The profitability measures are a key indicator for any trader in assessing the valuations of the company. Legal And General Public Limited reported 0% stake. (NASDAQ:EGHT). Next Century Growth Investors Ltd Liability owns 1.27 million shares or 1.11% of their U.S.
  • Latest on Hurricane Irma, Plus Pleasant WI Weather

    Latest on Hurricane Irma, Plus Pleasant WI Weather

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    The Midlands will be in the right-front quadrant of the storm. -Rain and gusty winds arrive across east Alabama on Monday morning. 12 a.m.to 6 a.m. Tropical-storm-force winds remain the most risky and severe possible impact from this storm, experts say. However, if parts of the area remain in the right northeast quadrant of the storm, the tornado threat would be high.
  • President seeks OIC members' intervention for Rohingyas' protection

    President seeks OIC members' intervention for Rohingyas' protection

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    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participated Sunday in the OIC Summit on Science and Technology being held in Astana , Republic of Kazakhstan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. A final document - Astana Declaration on Strengthening Inter-Parliamentary Islamic Cooperation in the field of Science, Technologies and Innovations - will be signed after the two-day Forum.
  • USA seeks to cut off oil to North Korea, blacklist Kim Jong

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    Thank goodness we have Dennis Rodman , a.k.a. The Worm , to serve as an intermediary and voice of reason. The draft text takes aim directly at North Korea's leadership with a freeze on leader Kim's assets as well as those of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea and the government of North Korea.
  • Renowned archaeologist Nancy Dupree passes away in Kabul

    Renowned archaeologist Nancy Dupree passes away in Kabul

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    Born in 1927 in India to American parents, Dupree first came to Afghanistan as the wife of diplomat Louis Dupree, a renowned archaeologist and scholar of Afghan culture and history. United States special charge d'affaires Hugo Llorens, America's top diplomat in Afghanistan in the absence of an ambassador, said Dupree had been a "pillar of the American community in Afghanistan" and would be "forever remembered".
  • Military hysteria over N Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin

    Military hysteria over N Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin

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    The US said on Monday it would table a new United Nations resolution on tougher sanctions in the wake of the latest test of a nuclear bomb by the North on Sunday. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated Beijing's opposition to South Korea's deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System, also known as THAAD.
  • U.S. calls for Monday vote on North Korea sanctions

    U.S. calls for Monday vote on North Korea sanctions

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    At a joint news conference following his meeting with Mr Moon, Mr Putin condemned North Korea's tests, calling Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programme a "crude violation of UN Security Council resolutions" that "undermines the non-proliferation regime and creates a threat to the security of north-eastern Asia".