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Aug 25 2016

World's Potentially Biggest Pearl Found in Philippines

It was an accidental fire which destroyed his home that brought the pearl which is now estimated to be worth $ 100 million to the public view. The giant pearl meas...

Aug 25 2016

Firing S.Africa's Gordhan would "destroy economy" - Manuel

In his statement to the Hawks, Gordhan says he was asked in August 2010 by then Sars boss Oupa Magashula to approve Pillay's early retirement and re-employment on a fixed...

Aug 24 2016

Paris tourism lost 750 mln euros after attacks

Japanese visitors were down 46.2 per cent in the first half compared with the same period in 2015, followed by Russians down 35 per cent and Chinese down 19.6 per cent, t...

Aug 24 2016

Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of children

The confronting pictures emerged amid growing fears Islamic State terrorists were increasingly using children to carry out their crimes. The group's methods echo those ...

Aug 24 2016

Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch transmission

A patent filing has revealed that Honda is apparently hard at work on (or at least thinking about) a transmission that would pack an insane level of technology: 11 forw...

Aug 24 2016

Best Buy posts higher profit, better online and store sales

Excluding non-recurring items, such as discontinued operations, adjusted earnings per share came to 57 cents, above the FactSet consensus of 43 cents. Best Buy's onlin...

Aug 23 2016

Boyfriend of Australian woman admits to hitting slain Bali policeman: lawyer

Sudarsa's body was found in the early hours last Wednesday on Kuta beach, a popular tourist spot in southern Bali. But Sihombing said Connor lost her bag and that Taylo...

Aug 23 2016

Louisiana State Trooper Shot; Suspect Killed

New Orleans police have body-camera and dashcam video that will be part of their investigation into the police shooting death of a man who was accused of stealing a auto ...

Aug 21 2016

Trump to propose political tests for immigrants

Trump's vision will be grounded in "foreign policy realism", senior adviser Stephen Miller said Sunday, painting the battle against "radical Islamic terrorism " as be...

Aug 20 2016

Trump's campaign chairman resigns

Conway has gained Trump's trust and is seen as someone who can communicate campaign weaknesses to the businessman better than Manafort, who irritated Trump with his empha...

Aug 20 2016

How Analysts Feel About Continental Resources, Inc. After Reaching 52-Week High?

Finally, Howard Weil lowered Continental Resources from a "focus stock" rating to a "sector outperform" rating in a report on Monday, May 16th. The share price is now a...

Aug 20 2016

5 hurt in attack on military vehicle in eastern Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirum said the attacks Thursday are an indication the PKK, founded in 1978 as a socialist revolutionary organization, is weakening and ...

Aug 19 2016

Digvijaya Advises CM Siddaramaiah Not to Make Arrests in Amnesty Sedition Case

Video footage of the event in Bengaluru which was recorded by Amnesty has been handed over to the police, and is being studied by forensic investigators, said a polic...

Aug 19 2016

New Trump Campaign Manager: We'll Sharpen Message But 'Let Him Be Him'

Trump and his message and will undoubtedly help take the campaign to new levels of success". They understand each other. Conway said the more disciplined approach by Tr...

Aug 19 2016

Exotic Code in 'Shadow Brokers' Release Points to NSA

And while we, as onlookers, can't know for sure whether Russian Federation is behind this leak, nor whether these are really the NSA's cyber weapons, the NSA does, and ...

Aug 19 2016

US says $400M payment was contingent on release of prisoners

The administration says the US owed Iran the money from a failed arms deal from the 1970s. Obama said during a press conference earlier this month that the payment had ...

Aug 19 2016

Rio 2016: Japanese teen becomes youngest ever table tennis medallist

Despite losing the Gold medal, Germany has secured the Silver medal, which is Germany's first Women's Olympic Table Tennis medal, and first for Europe since Seoul 1988 . ...

Aug 18 2016

Donald Trump Voice Support to Police Shooting in Milwaukee

Jack Beck, 65, a retired bricklayer who lives in West Bend , said he planned to vote for Trump and did not blame him for making a low-key stop in Milwaukee , given ...

Aug 18 2016

Airstrikes on rebel-held Syrian city kill 17

Russian Federation sprung into a second day of an air campaign against Syrian militants from an Iranian air base, rejecting all US suggestions on its co-operation with Te...

Aug 18 2016

Arab-American Killed by Man Who Terrorized Family for Years

Majors had allegedly shot and killed Jabara on his front porch while the 37-year-old was on his cell phone with his family getting the mail. "This suspect had a history...