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Pakistan's army chief joins conference in Afghan capital

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Addressing the conference, General Bajwa said that Pakistan has eradicated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil. He stated that collaborative approach and persistence is the answer to all challenges, for which Pakistan is ready to play its part. Read More »

Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Commonwealth Bank Of Australia bought 124,100 shares as the company's stock declined 19.63% while stock markets rallied. About 2.51 million shares traded or 5.69% up from the average. Pretium Resources had 18 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:PVG) rating on Thursday, August 20. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to "Market Perform" on Wednesday, August 30. Read More »

Douglas Emmett reports 4Q results

Resolution Capital Ltd increased its stake in Douglas Emmett Inc ( DEI ) by 1.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisor Group Inc. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Douglas Emmett from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. The stock of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Intel claims world drone record at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

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While they may have appeared to be digital fireworks, the mesmerizing show was the result of thousands of tiny drones preprogrammed to follow complicated flight paths to form the shape-shifting images. Nevertheless, the company did set yet another world record for the most UAVs airborne at the same time. "The Olympics are a time when the sports and entertainment industries are buzzing with record-setting performances, so it was the flawless stage for Intel Shooting Star drones and our team ... Read More »

GM's Closing Its Gunsan Plant In South Korea

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GM picked rising labor costs as a main reason for the planned closure of the 260,000-unit-a-year plant in Gunsan, about 270 kilometers south of Seoul. "We recognize the contribution and support of our employees, the wider Gunsan and Jeonbuk communities and government leaders, particularly through the most recent hard period", says Kaher Kazem, president and CEO of GM Korea. Read More »

Punjab minister flips coin to decide on right candidate for lecturer's post

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The lecturers agreed and all went smoothly for 35 posts, but the minister was stuck when two recruits refused to budge from their choice of Bareta in Mansa, the teacher said. This audit would be done by government officials, Channi said, adding that the audit report would be submitted by March 31 and after this, 15 days would be given to the institutes to fulfil the shortcomings. Read More »

Pak Cracks down on seminaries, facilities run by Hafiz Saeed

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Pakistani authorities have been ordered to freeze the assets of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), previously run by Hafiz Saeed , under Anti-terrorism (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. The LeT could not be reached for comment. The JuD and the Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation, which are registered as charities, have made a decision to challenge the ban in court, with Hafeez Sayeed declaring that Islamabad was doing this under Indian pressure. Read More »

Internal watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses

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The account is one finding in an unsparing investigation that concluded Shulkin and his staff misled agency ethics officials and the public about key details of the trip. Bari corresponded with an aide while on the trip to coordinate the couple's travel requests. There was also an unplanned excursion across the border to Malmo, Sweden, for dinner on their last day, July 14. Read More »

Mattis denies killing of Russian mercenaries by U.S. strikes in Syria

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Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said at a news briefing on Tuesday. Vasily Nebenzya, Russian ambassador to the UN, called the USA presence in Syria " illegal " on Thursday during a closed-door meeting of the UN Security Council. Gen. Harrigian saying the U.S. is "not going to speculate" on who they killed, and that they flat out don't know whose tank it was, or who was driving it. Read More »

Rauner calls for tax cut, pension reform in Illinois' budget address

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The budget envisions shifting certain education-related pension costs to schools and universities by 25 percent annually over a four-year period. Rauner's budget director told a Senate Appropriations Committee last week that the governor had whittled a $1.7 billion deficit in the budget given him last summer down to $600 million. Read More »

Oil Dips as Industry Data Shows US Crude, Gasoline Stock Build

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Brent crude futures were up 21 cents at $62.80 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 6 cents at $59.35, Reuters reported . "The decline in excess inventories was fast-forwarded in late 2017 by stellar demand growth, high Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC's compliance, heavy maintenance as well as collapsing Venezuela production", Goldman noted. Read More »

Most Active Stock: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

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About 6.26M shares traded. It has outperformed by 131.48% the S&P500. (NYSE:VZ). Trustmark National Bank Tru Department has invested 0.57% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) rating on Thursday, October 12. (NYSE:VZ). Michigan-based Liberty Management has invested 1.45% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 14,954 shares. Read More »

Woman forced to undergo abortion after CPM leader allegedly kicks her

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My husband rushed me to a hospital where the doctors informed us that there was blood clot in my placenta, following which they had to conduct an operation on February 2. According to the woman, an activist threatened to chop off her husband's legs. The main culprit in the case is still roaming free. "The local party workers are coming here daily, asking me to withdraw the complaint against Thampy", woman's husband said referring to the CPM leader. Read More »

Congress worker in Kannur murdered, party balmes CPI-M

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A group of armed men who arrived in a van hurled a country bomb and attacked Shuhaib. The trio were rushed to a private hospital in Kannur . Shuhaib's friends, Noushad, 26, and Riyas, 36, were admitted to a hospital in Kannur . While the Mattanoor CPI-M leaders have flatly denied any role of the party behind the murder , TV channels have now released a video of a march taken out by the CPI-M, who are seen shouting slogans that Shoaib's days are numbered. Read More »

Bus fare to be hiked to Rs 8 in Kerala

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Besides, the finances of the public transport utility KSRTC are also in the red, thus giving the state government added incentive to undertake a fare revision. They had demanded that minimum fares of ordinary fleet of buses be raised to Rs. 10 from the present Rs. 7. State committee has cleared the proposal for increasing bus fares. Read More »

Liz Warren Makes Surprise Appearance At Tribal Nations Policy Summit

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Her mother was born in Oklahoma in 1912 and married her father in 1932, Warren said . Yet for Warren, ever since the 2012 election that elevated her to the United States Senate, the topic of her ancestry has been scrutinized and labeled by political opponents as a fable itself - a made-up claim she used to further her own career. Read More »

Hometown in Colorado 'changes' name for 1st US gold medalist at Olympics

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Gerard, 17, became America's first gold medal victor at the PyeongChang Olympics, winning the Men's Snowboard Slopestyle event after pulling out all the stops with his third and final run of the day. This was not the first time an American gold medal performance on NBC was spoiled. Germany's Johannes Ludwig took the bronze. Canada had already locked up a semifinal berth with an 8-2 win over Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation on Saturday. Read More »

Man charged with first-degree murder in Natalie Bollinger case

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But then Lopez changed his story to say Bollinger killed herself before saying he killed her because she solicited someone on Craigslist to help her commit suicide. After more than 100 text messages between the two, they allegedly reached an agreement, and Lopez drove to Broomfield, picked the teen up and shot her in the back of the head execution style at her own request, Lopez claims in the affidavit. Read More »

Five killed in four-vehicle crash on Long Island

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The driver of the oil truck is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, but all four people in a third vehicle involved in the crash died, police said. The driver of the oil truck was taken to a neighborhood clinic with non-perilous wounds, as per police. Lonidell Skinner, 19, a Bellport resident and passenger in the stolen vehicle, was ejected and killed. Read More »

Pressure mounts on Australia deputy PM over sex scandal

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Despite the socially conservative MP's apology, senior members of the National Party appear set on removing him as their leader and as deputy prime minister. Mr Joyce also denied the allegations, which have also been circulating on social media, he misbehaved at an awards ceremony for rural women in 2011. Read More »

Lourd Capital LLC Raises Stake in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $184.15, up from yesterday's close by 1.71%. About 304,605 shares traded. Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 14th. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 17 by Zacks. (NYSE:PVH) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 19. (NYSE:PVH) rating on Thursday, August 24. Read More »

Amar'e Stoudemire Joining Big3 League

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He'll be a Co-Captain of Tri-State alongside Captain Jermaine O'Neal and Co-Captain Nate Robinson . His teammates will be Jermaine O'Neal and Nate Robinson, the former dunk champion who played his first four-and-a-half seasons in NY. He spent his final National Basketball Association season with the Heat in 2015-16. He went on to play with the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat, before signing a one-day contract to retire as a New York Knick in 2016. Read More »

Update coming on Mississauga explosion

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Crews were able to rescue three people who were living in the residential units at the back of the building, a man and woman police believe are in their thirties and a four year old child. Five people have received injuries and more than 50 were evacuated from a large fire scene and explosion that levelled half the strip mall on the northwest side of Hurontario and Dundas St. Read More »

Rajapaksa's party wins local bodies polls

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It is time the government dissolved parliament and held fresh elections immediately, he said. The UNP took control of 18 councils and SLFP six. The SLPP was formed by Rajapaksa when he left the SLFP following his defeat in the January 8, 2015 Presidential election at the hands of Maithripala Sirisena who had defected from the SLFP to be the Presidential candidate of the Joint Opposition led by the UNP. Read More »

BC Liberal confident heading into Kelowna West byelection

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Clark is now long gone, her party has a new leader and it currently sits in opposition in the B.C. Legislature. Stewart gave up his seat, which was then known as Westside-Kelowna, in 2013 to allow Clark to have a seat in the legislature following the BC Liberals' surprising election win where then then-premier lost her own seat of Vancouver-Point Grey. Read More »

Investors Swarm in on Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) Shares

The volume on 12-Feb-18 appeared at 2.74 million contracts compared with 2.31 million shares per day average we have seen for the past 90 days. With these types of results to display analysts, are more optimistic than before, leading 15 of analysts who cover Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) advice their clients to include it in their buy candidate list. Read More »

Imtiaz Ali & Ekta Kapoor revamp 'Laila Majnu'

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Speaking on the same, Ekta Kapoor believes that she can resonate with the vision Imtiaz Ali has for his film. "Here's the teaser poster of #LailaMajnu". We are wrapping up the shoot fast. Talking about the concept, he expressed, "I've always been fascinated by legendary love stories and I wonder what keeps them alive for eons". Read More »

Kenya's Attorney General resigns

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I thank him for his service for the last six and a half years", President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a tweet from his verified account. Ahead of the 30 January mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the self-declared "people's president", the government took several Kenyan TV stations off air to prevent them broadcasting the ceremony. Read More »

Secretary Tillerson Meets with Middle East Allies, Promotes Peace Plan

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The first such deal between the two since Donald Trump took office as president, it commits the U.S. to providing at least US$750 million a year in economic support and US$350 million in military aid. On Wednesday, Tillerson paid homage to Jordan's role in promoting regional stability, especially by opening its doors to refugees from the crisis in nearby Syria . Read More »