• Pakistan Army launches operation to rescue missing mountaineers

    Pakistan Army launches operation to rescue missing mountaineers

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    Polish media said the two mountaineers had reached an altitude of 7,300 metres and wanted to reach the summit on Thursday. "Two army helicopters, carrying four rescuers, are undertaking the rescue mission", the Inter-Services Public Relations said, adding that concerned embassies had requested the Pakistan Army to launch an operation to rescue two foreign mountaineers.
  • Congress releases list of candidates for Tripura polls

    Congress releases list of candidates for Tripura polls

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    Dr. Sangma is the second political leader from the state to contest from two assembly seats after Hill State People's Democratic Party leader, (late) Hoping Stone Lyngdoh had successfully contested from two Assembly seats - the erstwhile Parïong (now Mawthadraishan) and Nongstoiñ in the 1988 elections.
  • Analyst Recommendations Watch: Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)

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    The SI to Aarons Incorporated's float is 7.59%. About 3.60M shares traded. It has outperformed by 28.72% the S&P500. Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST ) last released its earnings results on Thursday, December 14th. The Massachusetts-based Baystate Wealth Mgmt Ltd has invested 0% in The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO). JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Monday, October 5 report.
  • Amarin (AMRN) Lifted to "Buy" at BidaskClub

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    These shares are worth $596,254 and were traded at $4.41 each. Lane Andrew R also sold $5.57 million worth of MRC Global Inc. SMITH BRIAN JOHN had sold 100,000 shares worth $4.61M on Tuesday, August 15. 57,391 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement System. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 27,350 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter.
  • Rahul, Manmohan call on Cambodian PM Hun Sen

    Rahul, Manmohan call on Cambodian PM Hun Sen

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    The visit to Palestine also comes after PM Modi hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a six-day visit to India between 14-19 January as the two countries marked the completion of 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
  • Democrats withdraw offer to fund Trump's border wall

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    Schumer informed the White House on Sunday that he was rescinding the funding offer he made last Friday while negotiating prior to the shutdown, Politico said . The bill would offer DACA recipients a three-year renewal with no path to citizenship, reduce legal immigration by 25%, add border patrol agents and would withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities.
  • Roger Federer vs Hyeon Chung, Australian Open 2018 semi-final

    Roger Federer vs Hyeon Chung, Australian Open 2018 semi-final

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    The Swiss great breezed past the Croatian in straight sets at last year's Wimbledon final but a tearful Cilic played in pain from a nasty foot blister. "He gets balls back and stays aggressive in defence, so I'm really excited to be playing him, he's got nothing to lose, I will tell myself the same and we'll see what happens".
  • One killed, others injured in Amsterdam attack

    One killed, others injured in Amsterdam attack

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    According to local reports, bystanders saw men "in balaclavas with a Kalashnikov" and other automatic weapons at the scene. At least two people have been rushed to hospital, although the extent of their injuries is not yet known. A number of ambulances and a trauma helicopter attended the scene. The gunmen are believed to be still on the loose with a manhunt launched by police.
  • Escaped Inmate Caught Sneaking Back Into Prison With Weed, Alcohol, Snacks

    Escaped Inmate Caught Sneaking Back Into Prison With Weed, Alcohol, Snacks

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    At 7.30pm, Hansen was spotted leaving the grounds to the drop-off point, where he picked up the bag. The sheriff's narcotics investigators and the US Marshals set up surveillance shortly before 6pm on Wednesday and observed a vehicle driving onto the rancher's private property and dropping off a large duffle bag.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IRWD) Analysts See $-0.22 EPS

    Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IRWD) Analysts See $-0.22 EPS

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    Harvest Fund Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Noble Midstream Partners by 31.8% during the 3rd quarter. The hedge fund run by Paul Tudor Jones held 11,854 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.15 million, down from 16,567 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Fla. PR Exec Among 4 Americans Killed in Kabul Hotel Attack

    Fla. PR Exec Among 4 Americans Killed in Kabul Hotel Attack

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    One insurgent was killed by police while another was still fighting, Khogyani said. Four other members of staff were injured in the attack and are receiving medical treatment. At least two people were killed and 10 others wounded Wednesday when a suicide vehicle bomber targeted an office of the British charity Save the Children in eastern Nangarhar province's city of Jalalabad, according to preliminary reports .
  • New Trailer Reveals Four Additional Characters

    New Trailer Reveals Four Additional Characters

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    Bandai Namco of Europe released a new SoulCalibur 6 trailer today which introduces a new character to the series. What's even more interesting is that we tried out the new and returning characters that were revealed yesterday , including newcomer Grøh , and familiar faces Nightmare , Xianghua , and Kilik from the previous chapters of the series.
  • Lagos: Tinubu Slumps, Dies - SundiataPost

    Lagos: Tinubu Slumps, Dies - SundiataPost

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    The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of Deji Tinubu , the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives. "While serving as the Special Adviser on Sports, he was a very active and recently, the governor redeployed him to Commerce, Industry and Cooperative".
  • Aide to barred Sisi presidential challenger stabbed in Cairo

    Aide to barred Sisi presidential challenger stabbed in Cairo

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    Last week, the army accused Anan of committing several "irregularities" after the ex-army chief announced plans to contest the election, and detained him for questioning. This was in relation to a photograph that appeared to show Ali making an obscene gesture while celebrating a court ruling in the case of the transfer of the islands of Sanafir and Tiran to Saudi Arabia.
  • USA shelling mistakenly kills 7 in Iraq's Anbar

    USA shelling mistakenly kills 7 in Iraq's Anbar

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    Both local police and tribal fighters were surprised by the operation and approached the site to identify the forces which resulted in clashes before USA helicopter gunships shelled the police and tribal fighters. Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, long a critic of American military presence in Iraq, said in a statement the "American occupation proves its tyranny, its arrogance and its blatant aggression against the Iraqi government, its independence and its sovereignty, by indiscriminately and ...
  • Pakistan officials probing suspect's possible porn ring ties

    Pakistan officials probing suspect's possible porn ring ties

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    The Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Saturday demanded action against anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood for spreading fake and baseless news regarding bank accounts of accused Imran Ali in the Kasur incident. The bank, in a letter to the joint investigation team formed to probe the rape and murder of Zainab, confirmed that suspect Imran Ali had no commercial bank accounts.
  • Negative Performers - Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM)

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    Jefferies has "Sell" rating and $3800 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of OZM in report on Thursday, July 21 with "Outperform" rating. The Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0.04% in Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE:GEL). Morgan Stanley reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE: OZM ).
  • Pro-Russian Milos Zeman wins Czech Republic presidential runoff

    Pro-Russian Milos Zeman wins Czech Republic presidential runoff

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    Despite the fall of the Czech government this week, lead by populist Andrej Babis , Zeman - a former left-wing prime minister, this week asked his ally to try again to form a new administration and has vowed to swear him in again before his term expires on March 8.
  • US Designates Taliban With 'Pakistan Links' As Global Terrorists

    US Designates Taliban With 'Pakistan Links' As Global Terrorists

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    Furthermore, citizens of United States will also be prohibited from engaging in any transactions with the six "global terrorists". "The Pakistan government must work with us to deny the Taliban and the Haqqani network sanctuary and to aggressively target terrorist fundraising", Mandelker, the undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said in a statement , as quoted by AP.
  • JRL calls for shutdown tomorrow against Shopian civilian killings

    JRL calls for shutdown tomorrow against Shopian civilian killings

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    A junior commissioned officer was hit on the head and suffered serious injury even as the mob tried to lunch him and snatch his weapon, the army said. "The crowd further closed in towards the vehicle and attempted to set them on fire", read the Army statement. According to locals, the army opened fire after youth resorted to stone pelting in the area.
  • A Dozen Camels Disqualified From Saudi Beauty Pageant Over Botox Injections

    A Dozen Camels Disqualified From Saudi Beauty Pageant Over Botox Injections

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    Everyone wants to be a victor". Before winners are announced, owners must swear on the Qur'an about a camel's age and ownership. Yes, there is a beauty contest for camels and it is rife with controversy. Saudi officials say the massive contest is a tribute to the heritage of the region, which has used camels as a source of food and transportation for centuries.
  • Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after European Union sanctions

    Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after European Union sanctions

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    Spain expelled Venezuela's ambassador Friday, after its diplomat was ordered to leave Caracas a day earlier. Meanwhile, Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said Thursday that Madrid will respond "with proportionality and reciprocity to Venezuela", after Caracas declared Silva persona non grata .
  • Trump Brings 'America First' to Davos

    Trump Brings 'America First' to Davos

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    KLAUS SCHWAB: I'm aware that your strong leadership is open to misconceptions and biased interpretations therefore it is so essential for us in this room to listen directly to you. "Restoring integrity to trading system", he said, will "create a system that works not only for US but for all nations". In an overflow room of more than 100 people, there was loud booing both at Trump's remarks about the media and at his " America First " explanation.
  • ICE Will Use License Plate Data To Track Some Illegal Aliens

    ICE Will Use License Plate Data To Track Some Illegal Aliens

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    LPR is a system of high-speed cameras mounted on vehicles or stationary locations that automatically photograph license plates that come in the range of the devices. Vigilant Solutions declined to confirm if it was the supplier of the database for ICE but the agency has previously " identified a number of benefits from the use of commercial LPR data " as it can help provide clues about where a subject might be located as well as "identify connections between a vehicle and an address known ...
  • Over 100 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized

    Over 100 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized

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    Upon making the stop, the trooper discovered a large about of marijuana. All told, the trooper discovered nine bags containing 227 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated street value of $681,000. Charlie Red, 48, was caught hauling 122 pounds of weed that were literally falling out of the back of Red's trailer. Dudley and Owens were taken to the Rockbridge County Jail, where they were released on bond.
  • Khaqan, Widodo underline need to improve Pak-Indonesia trade imbalance

    Khaqan, Widodo underline need to improve Pak-Indonesia trade imbalance

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    Pakistan and Indonesia enjoy close historical and cordial relations. Indonesia has been the largest Muslim country in the world. They agreed to work closely on major regional and global issues, and continue to work with mutual coordination and cooperation in important regional forums including Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum.
  • Royal wedding: Princess Eugenie may wear mom Sarah, Duchess of York's tiara

    Royal wedding: Princess Eugenie may wear mom Sarah, Duchess of York's tiara

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    Reportedly, the couple wanted their wedding in September, as the queen would still be on her annual holiday, and the still-warm month appealed to the couple. They're getting married in the same place as Harry and Meghan. Princess Eugenie , who's Harry and Will's first cousin (and eighth in line for the throne), announced her engagement on Monday to longtime boyfriend Jack Brooksbank.
  • United States has 'ironclad alliance' with South Korea, Mattis says