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The event is the latest in a series of mishaps in recent months at Sibanye-Stillwater's mines that have left workers killed, injured or trapped, angering unions who accuse the company of negligence. Thirteen miners were initially trapped about 3km below the surface but rescuers managed to get several out, company spokesperson James Wellsted told AFP.
  • North, South Korea women's TT teams unite

    North, South Korea women's TT teams unite

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    It is the first unified Korean team in 27 years, since the World Table Tennis Championships in Chiba, Japan in 1991, where they won the gold medal. Word of the agreement had reached players on Tuesday, but a member of the South Korean team, Yang Ha Eun said the athletes were poised for their quarterfinal clash until the agreement was confirmed.
  • Severe storms still possible late Thursday

    Severe storms still possible late Thursday

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    The timing of the storms arriving in the Tulsa area remains uncertain, forecasters said, but said in a 3 p.m. We can expect all modes of severe weather once again including large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain and flash flooding. On Thursday , we'll likely start the day off with showers and thunderstorms for the morning drive. These storms could be strong. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
  • University of Eastern Finland: Frequent Sauna Bathing Reduces Risk of Stroke

    University of Eastern Finland: Frequent Sauna Bathing Reduces Risk of Stroke

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    Compared to people taking one sauna session per week, the risk was decreased by 14% among those with 2-3 sessions and 61% among those with 4-7 sessions. Dietary tweaks can also help cut down the risk of stroke in most people. While studies have shown correlation, the American Heart Association has deemed the evidence inconclusive to suggest causation.
  • House Chaplain Says He's Not Resigning After All

    House Chaplain Says He's Not Resigning After All

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    UPDATE, 6:25 p.m.: In a statement, Ryan said he had accepted Conroy's letter and "decided that he will remain in his position as Chaplain of the House". Ryan's press office didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. "My original decision was made in what I believed to be the best interest of this institution".
  • Triple zero emergency number outage across the country

    Triple zero emergency number outage across the country

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    According to Telstra , the cut cable caused "intermittent mobile voice connection interruptions" across the four states, including to 000. A fibre fix crew are on site at a cable pit east of Orange , the telco said. "We're making every attempt to call them back", he said. "Current impact mostly in NSW & some interruptions in VIC, SA & WA", the telco tweeted at around 8.30am AEST on Friday.
  • 'Morning Joe' Tries To Shame Rudy Giuliani For Defending Trump

    'Morning Joe' Tries To Shame Rudy Giuliani For Defending Trump

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    McGahn has been reluctant to set an exit date, even as he has acknowledged to friends that he could leave the White House at some point this year. Neither Cobb nor Flood immediately responded to requests for comment. Justice Department officials said dozens of lawmakers and staff members from both parties have viewed thousands of classified pages, a process that now includes members of both parties being given temporary office space at the Department of Justice to review hundreds of ...
  • Gloves come off in heated lead-up to Karnataka elections

    Gloves come off in heated lead-up to Karnataka elections

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    PM Modi said that his government's Fasal Bima Yojana effectively benefit the 'farmers in a big way.' He alleged that due to the apathy of the Congress government in Karnataka, farmers could not benefit from the Fasal Bima Yojana. I request people to join hands with him again for further progress of the region. Modi's reference to Swaminathan report was in response to the Congress effort to build up a movement cashing in on the series of suicides by farmers and the woes they have been ...
  • Crude prices drift higher as focus turns back to Iran

    Crude prices drift higher as focus turns back to Iran

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    US crude inventories rose by 3.4 million barrels to 432.575 million in the week to March 27, according to a report by the American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday. The United States, however, has expressed doubts over Iran's sincerity in implementing those curbs and President Donald Trump has threatened to re-impose sanctions.
  • Arizona Legislature OKs budget, to push to adjourn session

    Arizona Legislature OKs budget, to push to adjourn session

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    The new law also increases funding for support staff, new textbooks, upgraded technology and infrastructure, which will help make up for recession-era cuts. Some #RedForEd supporters felt that AEU was walking away too soon from the budget negotiation. Cathy Field, who teaches in the Cartwright District in Phoenix said, "The budget cuts are all I've ever known since I moved here from MI".
  • 1 person shot in gunfire at mall, suspect in custody

    1 person shot in gunfire at mall, suspect in custody

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    Scanner traffic suggested a chaotic scene, with police evacuating employees from stores in the mall. A police dispatcher tells The Associated Press authorities are responding after reports of a shooting. The nearby Grand Ole Opry house and Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center are on lock-down. One tweet read, "There's an active shooting situation at the mall I'm at".
  • Michelle Obama hosts college day with Janelle Monae, Ciara, Kelly Rowland

    Michelle Obama hosts college day with Janelle Monae, Ciara, Kelly Rowland

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    Cannon also used the nickname in a 2017 op-ed for Forbes , writing about the first time he was invited to work with Michelle Obama at a College Signing Day event. I'm not one of the doubters. That we couldn't handle the pressure, that we weren't ready. "So I'm telling you, they will doubt you today and they will doubt you for the rest of your life".
  • Molson Coors Brewing Shares Sink on Earnings and Revenue Misses

    Molson Coors Brewing Shares Sink on Earnings and Revenue Misses

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    Td Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Wabco Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.82 billion market cap company. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 42,454 shares of the company's stock worth $3,484,000 after purchasing an additional 903 shares during the period.
  • Iran says 'will not stay' in nuclear deal if USA walks away

    Iran says 'will not stay' in nuclear deal if USA walks away

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    Russian Federation and Israel have conflicting interests in the delicately-balanced seven-year long Syrian Civil War. "Israel does not intend to interfere in Syria's internal affairs; [Syrian] President Bashar al-Assad would do well not to work against us", the hardline defense minister was quoted as saying.
  • US Teacher of the Year stages silent protest as Trump awards prize

    US Teacher of the Year stages silent protest as Trump awards prize

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    This year's National Teacher of the Year victor is putting her students first. She handed him the letters in a manila folder titled "Dear Mr. President" and a return address. Manning will spend the next year traveling across the world to advocate on behalf of teachers , according to the Council of Chief State School Officers, which runs the award program and praised Manning's "fierce belief in her students, unwavering commitment to their learning, and demonstrated efforts to ensure that ...
  • Somali gunmen abduct German ICRC nurse in Mogadishu

    Somali gunmen abduct German ICRC nurse in Mogadishu

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    The 10 remaining worldwide staff are being evacuated to Nairobi until further notice, the ICRC told the BBC . Armed men have entered the Red Cross compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu and abducted a German nurse, officials say. "This is a sad reality that we must face". Somalia, which collapsed into civil war in 1991 and has been wracked by an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency since 2006.
  • Pakistan Army Helped Nawaz Sharif in 2013 Poll, Alleges Imran Khan

    Pakistan Army Helped Nawaz Sharif in 2013 Poll, Alleges Imran Khan

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    Imran Dogar, NAB Investigation Officer recorded the statement in front of the court. Dogar revealed that it emerged during investigation that offshore companies, Neilson and Nescol, were owned by the former premier. The former premier said the next 70 years would be the years of Pakistan's prosperity, which would bring employment for the poor. Talking about the sit-ins staged by the PTI and PAT in 2014, Nawaz Sharif claimed to have secret information about the political agitation.
  • Daily Kos backs Cynthia Nixon over Cuomo in NY

    Daily Kos backs Cynthia Nixon over Cuomo in NY

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    The poll found Cuomo has a 22 point lead among registered Democratic voters (Cuomo 50 percent, Nixon 28 percent). Among Democratic women voters, 49 percent back Cuomo compared to 24 percent for the former " Sex and the City " co-star, with 27 percent undecided.
  • 27 killed as bus overturns, catches fire in Motihari

    27 killed as bus overturns, catches fire in Motihari

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    The death of seven people was caused due to physical injuries, burn wounds and asphyxiation as the bus caught fire immediately after falling into a pit some three metres below the highway, said sources. "A probe has been ordered". The Bihar government announced an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh for the next of kin of each victim. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar mourned the tragedy while addressing a function organised by the state transport department in Patna by observing one-minute silence.