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FRANCISTOWN: Mupane Gold Mining is planning to resuscitate open cast mining within some of its mothballed pits if international gold prices continue to recover.
The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Nonofo Molefhi says when he assumed office a few years ago the first assignment he embarked on was to establish an effective risk management o
With interest rates set to remain low or fall further, First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) says it is now focusing on income diversification in order to weather the storm.
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As a multiyear drought grinds on in the Southwestern United States, many wonder about the impact of global climate change on more frequent and longer dry spells. As humans emit more carbon dioxide int
A research team has generated functional human and mouse tissue-engineered liver from adult stem and progenitor cells. Tissue-engineered Liver (TELi) was found to contain normal structural components
Scientists used a rigorous study design to assess the biological impact of meditation compared to vacation. The researchers found that a resort vacation provides a strong and immediate impact on molec
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NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are looking into whether sun glare was a factor in an accident in which a ferry departing a Manhattan pier slammed into a group of kayakers, critically injuring one and kn
Sofia may be poor compared to London, Paris or Berlin, but you wouldn’t know it strolling its vibrant boulevards. With a million people, Sofia is delightfully livable, with fine architecture, lush pa
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Victor DaRosa stands under a scorching afternoon sun, loading bags onto a jet heading to Detroit. As each suitcase climbs up the conveyor belt into the plane, a small computer v
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Google’s Chromebook Pixel 2, the company’s second-generation premium Chrome OS-powered laptop, has officially been discontinued, VentureBeat has confirmed. The Chromebook Pixel 2 is now out of stock
A new report claims Google will be dropping the Nexus brand off its upcoming flagship Android smartphones built by HTC that are currently codenamed Marlin and Sailfish. The new handsets will be repor
UPDATE: 1:10 a.m. EDT — Minutes after announcing that the DDoS attack on its servers had been contained, Blizzard said it was “investigating a new DDoS event.” [#Bnet] We're currently investigating a
LONDON (Reuters) - Seeking to capitalize on Britons too busy or forgetful to shop for household essentials, retail giant Amazon is bringing its thumb-sized, one-button ordering device to the UK.
Riding on the success of its rocket launches and domain expertise in space technology, India secured new orders to launch 68 satellites for overseas customers, including a dozen from the US, said a t
Australia's Westpac bank is offering organisations that share customer data a service that it says securely locks down personal information
Apple always tries to keep everything under wraps until its time for it to reveal its new products. However, with the intense hype over its upcoming iPhone 7 handsets and Apple Watch 2 smartwatches,
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EDMONTON - A difficult fire at one of Edmonton's garbage dumps has prompted Alberta Health Services to issue an air quality advisory. The caution asks residents and visitors to the city to be aware o
CALGARY - A northeast Calgary hotel had to be evacuated when a maintenance worker was overcome while mixing chemicals for the facility's pool. The evacuation on Tuesday afternoon affected about 50 gu
(Reuters) - Hurricane Gaston reached major hurricane strength once again on Tuesday, the NHC said in its advisory.
(Reuters) - Blood-testing firm Theranos Inc withdrew its request for emergency clearance of a Zika-virus blood test after U.S. regulators found the company did not include proper patient safeguards in
(Reuters) - Express Scripts Holding, the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, said on Wednesday it will implement a program next year that guarantees per-patient spending caps on diabetes drug costs
Men with high blood pressure went to bed 18 minutes earlier than those with healthy levels, perhaps because they were tired due to being in poorer health, a Hiroshima University study found.
A former head of the Army has apologised to troops given an anti-malaria drug he refused to take himself because of "catastrophic" mental health effects.
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Tehran, Aug 31, IRNA – Beirut welcomes removal of Iran’s sanctions and is ready to use the opportunity to boost economic cooperation with Tehran, visiting Lebanese Minister of Industry Hussein al-Haj
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump headed to Mexico for meeting with Enrique Peña Nieto Aug. 30, 2016, 9:40 p.m. Tuesday's primary elections will show the effects of Trump and Clinton's candidaci
Chris Brown and the Los Angeles Police Department spent much of Tuesday locked in a surreal standoff at the R&B performer's Tarzana home over allegations that he threatened a woman with a gun. The
If left field is a black hole for the Angels, a position that has produced a major league-worst .582 on-base-plus-slugging percentage this season, then second base has become a gray area. The spot
* Up 21.87 percent in early trade on listing day after $182 million IPO Further company coverage: (Reporting By Swati Bhat)
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TAIPEI, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Taiwan stocks fell on Wednesday in line with overseas markets and as shares in Mega Financial Holding sank after the company chairman resigned following investigations into
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Alex Hales's stunning 171 provided the platform for England to post the highest ever one-day international total of 444 for three as they beat Pakistan by 169 runs at Trent Bridge The post Record-brea
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Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav bagged a four-wicket haul as India Red bowlers dominated on the second day of their Duleep Trophy match against India Blue The post Duleep Trophy: India Red dominate on
Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. The post India’s
Partnerships of 248 between Hales and Joe Root (85) and an unbroken 161 shared by Buttler and England captain Eoin Morgan (57 not out) overwhelmed Pakistan`s bowlers in a total featuring 16 sixes.
England's total surpassed the previous record of 443 for nine by Sri Lanka against the Netherlands at Amstelveen in 2006.
The cashed-up Premier League clubs will today make one last attempt to raid Europe's top clubs before the transfer window slams shut.
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"I want people to enjoy the book as much as I enjoyed writing it," Summary:Russell Little's debut novel, Murder for Me, launched July 9, 2016, is FREE Kindle download on Lab
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It is just not fair that in this country an Independent cannot debate a Republican or Democrat and why does the news media not care about other choices? Summary:Joseph Maldo
Summary:Family & Friends of convicted University of Virginia Varsity lacrosse player George W. Huguely have created a website: www.truthforgeorge.com. The site presents a plethora o
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 25, 2016) - StreamNet Inc. has added The Legends of Classic Soul Live Concerts to StreamNet’s, Motown Sound Concert Channel lineup. We are
"We live and work in a digital world," says Jay Gubert, Vice-President of VirtualTone. "Many companies run their business from mobile devices. Social networks, cloud-based applications,
I speak for the people as a working person that knows the struggles of what a person goes through in this country to just make ends meat. Summary:Tiger Trainer Joseph Maldon
Leadsbyseo has launched top professional SEO reseller services. The top SEO reseller in Noida, in a corporate press statement has declared that it has introduced an elite pa
Grade & Auction Your Cards & Collectibles with Small Traditions & Don't Spend a Single Penny Out-of-Pocket Summary:Denver-Based Auction Firm Presents 100 High-End Lots In It
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 17, 2016) -  StreamNet Inc. signs agreement to acquire master tapes to 44 Movie and Film Companies. The deal is expected to close in the next 60
"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
August 10, 2016 (DENVER, Colorado) – State-of-the-art dredging equipment is putting Denver-based Shell Dredging at the forefront of the global toxic mercury re

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Lebanon ready for promotion of economic cooperation with Iran

Tehran, Aug 31, IRNA – Beirut welcomes removal of Iran’s sanctions and is ready to use the opportunity to boost economic cooperation with Tehran, visiting Lebanese Minister of Industry Hussein al-Haj
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Trump glosses over immigration on the eve of his meeting with Mexican president

Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump headed to Mexico for meeting with Enrique Peña Nieto Aug. 30, 2016, 9:40 p.m. Tuesday's primary elections will show the effects of Trump and Clinton's candidaci
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Surreal standoff ends with Chris Brown under arrest, but the R&B singer says he's the victim

Chris Brown and the Los Angeles Police Department spent much of Tuesday locked in a surreal standoff at the R&B performer's Tarzana home over allegations that he threatened a woman with a gun. The
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Second base still an issue for Angels, who get two homers from Cron in victory over Reds

If left field is a black hole for the Angels, a position that has produced a major league-worst .582 on-base-plus-slugging percentage this season, then second base has become a gray area. The spot
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BRIEF-India's RBL Bank up 21.87 pct in early trade on listing day

* Up 21.87 percent in early trade on listing day after $182 million IPO Further company coverage: (Reporting By Swati Bhat)
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UPDATE 1-Taiwan's Mega Financial chairman submits resignation after U.S. fine

* Deputy finmin says Shiu's resignation likely to be accepted
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Taiwan shares fall, Mega Financial down after chairman quits

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UPDATE 2-Australian banks dodge bullet as parliament rejects sweeping probe

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India's RBL Bank surges 25 pct on market debut after $182 mln IPO

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Canada's only desert in Osoyoos, B.C. anything but desolate

A getaway in Osoyoos, B.C., ticks all the boxes for an eco-savvy, sun-and-wine-soaked good time.
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Sabres and swords

Take a trip to Phuket and make peace with your fellow creatures. The Southern province will again fly the yellow flags of the annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival from October 1-9.
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High in the hills

Teething problems aside, the new Phurua Sanctuary Resort and Spa in Loei is a good place to while away a few days
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Safety Tip for Visitors From India’s Culture Minister: ‘Don’t Wear Skirts’

The minister’s remarks drew broad criticism in a country trying to convince female tourists that they need not fear sexual assault.
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Survey reveals Taiwan is the best country for expats and Kuwait is the worst

A survey looked at expat experiences, including personal finance, job satisfaction and ease of settling in 67 countries. Taiwan and Malta came top and Kuwait and Greece ranked bottom.
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Don't worry about packing on pounds on Hungry Girl's cruise to the Caribbean

Cruising is the downfall of many a dieter, but it doesn’t have to be. Now there’s the Hungry Girl cruise, led by Hungry Girl creator Lisa Lillien aboard Holland America’s Eurodam.

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In Transit: How to Stay Safe at the Airport

Attacks on international airports and mass shootings have left passengers on edge, prompting panics at J.F.K. and L.A.X airports. Here is how to handle potentially dangerous incidents.
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Baby born on Cebu Pacific flight given one million air points [Photos]

A baby born on a Philippines aircraft earlier this month is destined to become a global explorer after winning one million air points.
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The new downtown: Lower Manhattan reborn 15 years after 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen years after the Sept. 11th attacks, Lower Manhattan has been reborn. The revitalization of the city’s downtown, powered by $30 billion in government and private investme
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