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The finals of Chinar Cricket Premier League was graced by the presence of former Indian captain MS Dhoni , who was the chief guest. A video circulating on social networking website Facebook shows the crowd raising slogans like "Bhoom Bhoom Afridi", in praise of the former Pakistan cricket superstar, Shahid Afridi .
  • Meeting of IMCTC begins in Riyadh

    Meeting of IMCTC begins in Riyadh

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    Addressing Defense Ministers' conference of IMCTC in Riyadh on Sunday, he said the coalition is not against any country or sect. It includes countries as Turkey, Pakistan, Malaysia and Egypt. While IS has not claimed responsibility, Egyptian authorities say the organisation is the main suspect as the mosque is associated with followers of the mystical Sufi branch of Sunni Islam, whom IS has branded heretics.
  • Large explosion reported in Chinese port city of Ningbo

    Large explosion reported in Chinese port city of Ningbo

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    Rescue workers look for survivors after an explosion in Ningbo, China's eastern Zhejiang province on Nov 26, 2017. The Ningbo government said on a social media account that the blast occurred in a "vacant lot" but it did not provide details about what may have caused it.
  • You're mistreating your Christmas tree, and here's how to fix it

    You're mistreating your Christmas tree, and here's how to fix it

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    Many Christmas tree farmers are retiring and their children aren't always interested in continuing the family business, Hundley said. It wasn't even ten o'clock Saturday morning and Paul Bunyan's Farm & Nursery in Chicopee was packed with people either picking up their tagged Christmas tree or picking one out.
  • Why I will Never leave APGA for APC - Willie Obiano

    Why I will Never leave APGA for APC - Willie Obiano

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    Obiano spoke to the State House correspondents after a meeting he had with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Never. That is totally unfounded. On whether he had expected to win such a contentious election looking at the level of opposition against him, he said, "Well, I thank God it is the Lord's doing.
  • Scientists have found an unusual way of dealing with schizophrenia

    Scientists have found an unusual way of dealing with schizophrenia

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    A quarter of patients with schizophrenia continue to experience voices even after receiving pharmacological treatment and cognitive behavioural therapy . By confronting the avatar, patients were able to learn that the voices were not all-controlling. The randomised controlled trial compared the avatar therapy, alongside usual treatment, to a form of supportive counselling adapted specifically for the study.
  • Share Activity Lifted for Chevron Corporation (CVX)

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    The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $120.54. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded Fossil Group Inc (NASDAQ:FOSL) on Wednesday, November 16 to "Overweight" rating.
  • Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY): UO Reading Over 60 for This Stock

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    While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.3. The firm has a market cap of $13,705.80, a PE ratio of 9.77, a P/E/G ratio of 2.26 and a beta of 0.23. Its down 0.16, from 1.23 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 38 investors sold BLL shares while 9 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 155 raised stakes.
  • Budget 2017: NHS bosses warn of 'difficult debate' over future of services

    Budget 2017: NHS bosses warn of 'difficult debate' over future of services

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    NHS Providers, representing hospitals and NHS organisations across England, concluded that Hammond had provided "less than needed", but "more than expected". He said: "But we also recognise that the NHS is under pressure right now". He drew on a new analysis by the Health Foundation, the King's Fund and the Nuffield Trust which calculated the NHS needs £4 billion more next year to prevent patient care from deteriorating.
  • Alleged Husband Killer Maryam Sanda Remanded in Prison Custody

    Alleged Husband Killer Maryam Sanda Remanded in Prison Custody

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    Sanda allegedly stabbed her husband in the neck, chest and genitals on Saturday while he slept at their home in Maitama, Abuja. The command, in a statement yesterday, explained that the suspect can not be transferred to prison custody on remand because she has a six-month-old baby.
  • More Than 4 in 10 Cancers Preventable

    More Than 4 in 10 Cancers Preventable

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    A Cancer Journal for Clinicians published data from the American cancer society, according to which nearly half of cancer cases are associated with factors that it is possible to control. - Exposure to ultraviolet radiation from sunlight or tanning beds was associated with 96 percent of skin cancers in men and 94 percent in women. Physical inactivity was responsible for almost three percent of cases and 2.2 percent of deaths.
  • Mike Leach goes on epic rant when asked about wedding advice

    Mike Leach goes on epic rant when asked about wedding advice

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    They're going to barrage you with constant questions. Well, what about the blueberry pie?' 'Well I like the blueberry pie. A reporter asked the Wazzu head coach for some marriage advice a few days ahead of his wedding and despite Washington State facing their in-state rival Washington this weekend, Leach was more than happy to take some time to dole out some advice.
  • What people are thankful this Thanksgiving

    What people are thankful this Thanksgiving

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    I truly have a billion things to be thankful for: getting a second chance at a higher education (and life in general), the honor of being named editor of the Agora - and having the greatest staff ever, my friendships with people like Leah, James and Joe, my awesome family.
  • 4-year-old Delhi boy rapes classmate in school, booked

    4-year-old Delhi boy rapes classmate in school, booked

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    In September this year, a peon was apprehended for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl inside the school premises after which the parents alleged that the teacher tried to suppress the matter. she could not figure out if it was her private part that was hurting or her tummy. The incident happened on Friday and is reported from a renowned school in west Delhi .
  • Saudi-led Coalition to Reopen Yemen's Hodeidah Port, Sana'a Airport

    Saudi-led Coalition to Reopen Yemen's Hodeidah Port, Sana'a Airport

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    It added the decision would take effect from November 23, Reuters reported. The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen has pledged to reopen the country's main airport, as well as two main ports. The New-York based International Rescue Committee on Wednesday urged an end to the blockade, calling it a "collective punishment" of Yemenis that risks driving 500 children into malnutrition every week.
  • Drinking 3-4 cups of coffee daily may lower death risk

    Drinking 3-4 cups of coffee daily may lower death risk

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    Drinking coffee beyond these amounts was not associated with harm, but the benefits were less pronounced. The authors concluded that coffee drinking "seems safe within usual patterns of consumption, except during pregnancy and in women at increased risk of fracture".