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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) has announced on Friday that another Romanian citizen has been identified among the victims of the earthquake that rocked central Italy on Wednesday morning. The
The Romanian general consolidated budget closed with a deficit of RON 1.74 billion in the first seven months, respectively 0.2 percent of GDP.        The general consolidated budget revenues amounted
The vice chairman of South Korea's Lotte conglomerate is found dead just hours before being questioned over corruption allegations.
Nersa’s head of electricity regulation, Thembani Bukula, says aspects of the court ruling were based on incorrect information.
Sibanye Gold says the R817m impairment at its loss-making Cooke 4 asset impacted net earnings in the half year to June.
Grindrod has been approached by “one or two parties” about the acquisition of its locomotive assembly business.
Increased market share and improved customer service played a major role in Italtile’s solid results for the year to end June.
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It was a decade ago that the ‘King of the Dancehall’ recording artiste Beenie Man released his 20th studio album Undisputed. Now the dancehall icon expands his iconic discography this week
Heineken demonstrated its support of the creative industry, Wednesday last, as the Dutch brewing company launched Heineken House — a two-day series of events which commences this evening with A
What's worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time             
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is checking information about the possible illicit enrichment ex-Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin.
When an old friend who came close to being more than that is on the rebound, it’s time to put all the cards on the table.
The recipe for the spice blend used to prepare the chicken may have been accidentally revealed to a Chicago Tribune reporter by Joe Ledington, a nephew of the man who made the recipe famous.
Local and South African Motswako veterans are set to headline the upcoming Gabs meets Bokone Bophirima scheduled for tomorrow night at the cosmopolitan Chez Nicolas.
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The clay hand grenade, which is shaped like an acorn with a fuse hole in the top, was found as part of a collection of metal jugs and candle sticks pulled from the sea off Hadera in north Israel.
Sprint phones Finding the best phone for you is easily one of the most complicated and utterly frustrating tech decisions you can make, and with Sprint's A-team of cutting edge handsets, it's underst
The concept of Edge technology has been around for decades, since the first electronic exchanges were built
Taylor Swift won't be in attendance at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards this weekend. An insider connected to Swift and the VMAs confirmed that the "Wildest Dreams" hitmaker won't be joining other art
The young Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) and Selina Kyle (Carmen Bicondova) have been really adorable in Fox’s show “Gotham.” It's clear that they like each other, but they don't know yet how to profess 
Both celebrity A-listers Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow have a lot of things in common. Aside from being blonde beauties who have a lot of hit movies under their belts, both women are also ded
Dark matter accounts for almost 85 percent mass of the observable universe and yet, we have never actually found the stuff outside of theories that prove it must exist. Even the visible disk of the M
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's agriculture ministry said it would back new laws on genetically modified (GMO) food labeling "at a suitable time" as it seeks to assuage public concerns over safety, but ad
(Reuters) - Blood-testing company Theranos Inc said it plans to appeal the sanctions imposed by a U.S. regulator last month on one of its labs alleging its practices jeopardized patient health and saf
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gaston is expected to become a hurricane again over the weekend, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its advisory late Thursday.
Dirty surgical instruments infection risks, but details private             
Makers of surgical instruments, hospitals mainly self-policing             
Jahan Azizi, a national expert on instrument sterilization, discusses the difficulty of cleaning surgical instruments.             
DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of the biggest tests of Justine Michael's job as a community health worker is not the distances he must travel along remote dirt roads to visit patient
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Thursday, August 25th CITY 8 MAN NONLEAGUE East Valley 36, Los Angeles Jordan 6 SOUTHERN SECTION NONLEAGUE Charter Oak 44, Northview 22 Crean Lutheran 35, Santa Ana Calvary Chapel 14 Garden Grove
Lotte Group's vice chairman has been found dead as authorities widen a probe into corruption at South Korea's fifth-largest business group, officials at the company and police said Friday.  Lee In
Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least eight police officers and wounding 45 other people, the state-run news
Syrian rebel fighters were set to withdraw from the Damascene suburb of Darayya on Friday, government officials and rebel leaders said, ending one of the longest-running sieges in the country’s de
* China CITIC Bank exec says no political element to decision
* H1 rental income 40.3 million Swedish crowns ($4.8 million) versus 40.3 million crowns year ago
* H1 turnover 6.4 million euros ($7.23 million) versus 7.7 million euros year ago
Latest Sport
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – A ban on Russia’s Paralympic team competing in Rio next month is cynical and immoral, President Vladimir Putin said yesterday, but he said that Moscow acknowledged mist
(Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera has been fined 15 percent of his match fee and Australian Mitchell Starc was reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for their behavio
NAIROBI,  (Reuters) – Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee (NOC-K) because of the poor handling of the east African country’s team during the Rio Olympics, sports minister H
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan will quit international cricket after the ongoing limited overs series against Australia, the swashbuckling opener announced yesterday
(Jamaica Gleaner) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Digicel yesterday announced a lifetime partnership with Usain Bolt while declaring the sprint legend its Chief Speed Officer (CSO).
LONDON, CMC – English County Worcestershire has snapped up West Indies fast bowler Miguel Cummins for the remainder of their campaign.
BERNE, Switzerland, (Reuters) – Elaine Thompson underlined her new status as the sprint queen of athletics by winning the 100 metres at a Diamond League meeting in Lausanne yesterday.
Eagles United claimed their second win in the Upper Demerara Football Association’s (UDFA) NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour National u17 league, edging Netrockers 3-2 on Wednesday at the Wisburg Secondary Sc
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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
DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR D.J KazeLoon of KazeLoon Records & K.D Lean presents Garfield Ave By KazeLoon Jason D. Yonai a.k.a KazeLoon or Kamikaze Loon or Dj KazeLoon from Original Ea
"We all want to share with everyone our best ways to take decisive action, get results, and make more money," says Michele Scism. "And the best part is: it's absolutely free!"
Summary:The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy presents renowned singer-songwriters Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik on Sunday, September 25th at 5 p.m. on the magnificent Great Lawn
· 8 in 10 students said they did not report something serious, because they did not want to get involved. · 9 in 10 students said would be more willing to report something if th

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Football: Thursday's scores

Thursday, August 25th CITY 8 MAN NONLEAGUE East Valley 36, Los Angeles Jordan 6 SOUTHERN SECTION NONLEAGUE Charter Oak 44, Northview 22 Crean Lutheran 35, Santa Ana Calvary Chapel 14 Garden Grove
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Executive of South Korea's Lotte Group found dead amid corruption probe

Lotte Group's vice chairman has been found dead as authorities widen a probe into corruption at South Korea's fifth-largest business group, officials at the company and police said Friday.  Lee In
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Kurdish militants' truck bomb kills 8 police in Turkey; 45 others wounded

Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least eight police officers and wounding 45 other people, the state-run news
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Syrian rebels set to end siege, withdraw from Damascus suburb

Syrian rebel fighters were set to withdraw from the Damascene suburb of Darayya on Friday, government officials and rebel leaders said, ending one of the longest-running sieges in the country’s de
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UPDATE 3-Taiwan's CTBC Financial, China CITIC Bank cancel deals

* China CITIC Bank exec says no political element to decision
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BRIEF-Saltangen Property Invest H1 rental income flat at SEK 40.3 million

* H1 rental income 40.3 million Swedish crowns ($4.8 million) versus 40.3 million crowns year ago
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BRIEF-Alpha Astika Akinita H1 turnover down at EUR 6.4 mln

* H1 turnover 6.4 million euros ($7.23 million) versus 7.7 million euros year ago
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Australia shares end week flat, NZ stays near record high

SYDNEY, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Australian shares slipped 0.5 percent on Friday, their second straight session of losses, led by a heavy sell off in financials including real estate investment trusts even
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BRIEF-Bank Saint Petersburg H1 net profit up at RUB 2 billion

* H1 profit for period 2 billion roubles ($30.95 million) versus 1.57 billion roubles year ago
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Renaissance Montréal Centre-Ville an edgy hotel

The new-in-2016 Renaissance Montréal Centre-Ville is hip and happening, already a hit for its buzzy rooftop scene.
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Tourist describes death, harrowing month in New Zealand bush

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Czech tourist Pavlina Pizova has described the death of her partner and the month she spent in the New Zealand wilderness after the couple set out on an ill-fated hike. Pizo
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The Latest: World Trade Center honours Italy quake victims

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 2:30 a.m. New York City's World Trade Center is honouring the victims of the earthquake in Italy. Gov. Andrew Cuom
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Taking the I train: Artsy Impressionist train runs from Paris to Monet's home

Here’s a Monet you haven’t seen: French express trains decorated inside and out with reproductions of his artworks that will whisk you from Paris to the artist’s Normandy home and beyond.

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The Latest: Italian premier unveils quake relief measures

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 11 p.m. Premier Matteo Renzi has authorized a preliminary 50 million euros ($56.5 million) in emergency funding and
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Disney World draining, filling in long-abandoned River Country pool

Walt Disney World is draining and filling in the pool at its long-closed River Country water park.

The 330,000-gallon Upstream Plunge was a major attraction at the now abandoned water park.

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The Latest: Venice film fest cancels gala dinner after quake

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The Venice International Film Festival says it is cancelling a traditional gala dinner and reception on t
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Zip line company: Woman who fell had unhooked safety gear

DOVER, Del. - A woman who fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform had disconnected herself from the safety system, the attraction's operator said Thursday. Delaware State Police investigat
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National Park Service centennial on Instagram: Outdoor lovers (even Loki the Wolfdog) share breathtaking scenes @whitehouse

If you follow the White House on Instagram (@whitehouse), you won't see the usual presidential goings-ons. Photographers, adventurers and outdoors lovers have "taken over" the site Thursday in hon
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