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Metro Vancouver continues Air Quality Advisory for Wednesday

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The coastal weather pattern is pushing wildfire smoke from the Interior southwest to Metro Vancouver, filling the air with fine particulate matter. Smoke concentrations may vary widely across the region as winds and temperatures change, and as wildfire behaviour changes. Read More »

Chemical leak at North Carolina YMCA sends dozens to the hospital

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Six of the children are in serious condition. Sodium hypochlorite is a frequently used as a disinfectant in the maintenance of swimming pools. About 100 campers swam in the Downtown Durham YMCA pool on Wednesday, officials said. They were transported to local hospitals for treatment. A hazmat team on the scene was in the process of determining what caused the spill and what steps need to be done to mitigate the situation, according to the Durham Fire Department. Read More »

American Trust Investment Advisors LLC Maintains Stake in Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)

The technology company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.05. Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK ) shares traded on 2.35% up secure line and closed at $6.54. Comerica Bank increased its stake in shares of Nokia Corporation by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its position in shares of Nokia Corporation by 108.2% in the first quarter. Read More »

Move to disqualify Imran Khan over Ayesha Gulalai's allegations

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He was talking to media as Gulalai leveled scathing allegations against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan and KP government. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Faisal Arab, is conducting proceedings into PML (Nawaz) leader Hanif Abbasi's petition seeking Mr Imran's disqualification for concealing his assets and "foreign funding" of his party. Read More »

Samsung 88-inch QLED TV

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If this TV is a tad out of your price range the same technology can be found in the Q9, Q8, and Q7, these TV's achieve peak luminance of 1,500-2,000 nits. In addition, the unit features a boundless 360 Design and a 1.88mm, transparent optical cable (dubbed the Invisible Connection), allowing users to connect peripheral devices without messy wires. Read More »

U.S. launches unarmed ICBM from California in test

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According to the release, the test - of an unarmed Minuteman III equipped with a single test entry - is not meant to be a response to the recent North Korean test on Friday of a missile that appears to have the range to hit major U.S. "This combined team of the 90th Missile Wing, 576th Flight Test Squadron and 30th Space Wing is simply outstanding". Another test was conducted by the Air Force Global Strike Command's team on April 26. Read More »

Cam Newton forced from practice with shoulder soreness

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Even though Monday was a day off for all players, Newton was not active during today's practice down in Spartanburg. Newton was limited as he continues to rehab his surgically repaired throwing shoulder. "Why push it? Why have him throw with a sore arm and make it worse?" According to a report by David Newton at ESPN , Newton sat out due to soreness in his shoulder. Read More »

North Las Vegas fatal shooting may have been self defense

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The officer hit in the chest was still at University Medical Center in stable condition as of the last update . Authorities say shots were reportedly fired as officers arrived to the scene to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle in front of a business. Read More »

Panagariya urges PM to relieve NITI Aayog of G20 duties

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The 64-year old Panagariya, professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University, did not have a fixed term at the government think tank. Talking to reporters, Panagariya said he had to make a choice as it would not be possible for him to get the job he had been doing at Columbia University. Read More »

"Jour du dépassement de la Terre" : une échéance toujours plus précoce

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Le " jour du dépassement " devrait être cette année le 2 août. L'heure est grave, la planète vit à crédit depuis ce mercredi 2 août 2017. En 1997, il fallait à la population mondiale environ neuf mois pour atteindre ce stade; vingt ans plus tard, sept mois suffisent pour entrer dans la phase de déficit écologique mondial. Read More »

Strong Apple results boosted by music and apps

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Although a large percentage of Apple's revenue comes from the iPhone , the iPad posted impressive results . CEO Tim Cook pointed out on the conference call to analysts and journalsits that the iPhone 7 Plus model was up "dramatically over the same quarter past year and showing "strong double-digit growth" for the family". Read More »

Germany angry over 'abduction' of Vietnamese oilman

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German Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the abduction of Vietnamese citizen Trinh Xuan Thanh on German territory is "an unprecedented and blatant violation of German and global law". Vietnamese officials blame him for causing losses of about $150 million at national oil and gas company PetroVietnam. They demanded that Thanh be returned to Germany so the asylum and extradition requests could be correctly handled. Read More »

Météo : alerte canicule dans le Sud-Est et en Corse

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Selon Météo-France, les minimales avoisineront les 37 degrés à l'intérieur des terres cette semaine, avec un pic de chaleur attendu à 41 degrés jeudi. Les températures atteignent plus de 36°C en vallée du Rhône et 32 à 33°C dans la plaine lyonnaise et dans le Dauphiné. En Corse, les températures ont atteint les 42°C à Sartene, 40°C à Oletta, 39.2°C au Cap Corse, 38.8°C à Sampolo et 38°C à Conca. Read More »

Suisse. Un chinois débourse 8 733 € pour boire un verre de whisky

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Il s'agissait d'un amateur de whisky très fortuné près à tout pour gouter les meilleurs bouteille. Connu comme étant le whisky préféré de James Bond, ce spiritueux est issu d'une célèbre distillerie créée en 1824. On peut notamment voir l'espion en boire dans Skyfall (2012) et dans 007 Spectre (2015). Le bouchon du whisky était devenu très fragile et menaçait de se briser. Read More »

SC reduces jail sentences of 2 senior UP officials

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A writ petition filed by the Noida Entrepreneurs Association in 1997 had alleged large-scale bungling in the allotment of land in different sectors and in commercial Sector 18 during Yadav's tenure as the CEO and chairperson of the authority. Read More »

United Kingdom police charge Indian-origin doctor with 118 sex offences

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A doctor has been charged with 118 sexual offences, according to Scotland Yard. He is also charged with one count of sexual assault on a child under 13. They can be contacted on 0800 011 4253. The charges announced today follow a long-running investigation into Shah, who has been bailed several times after first being arrested in 2013. Read More »

Environment Canada Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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CP24 Meteorologist Chris Potter said the risk of thunderstorms will continue into the early evening and then taper off. Conditions will be favourable for some of the thunderstorms to produce torrential downpours. Wind gusts, frequent lightning, and hail are also possible. "The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches", Environment Canada says. Read More »

Rs 2350 cr meagre amount for flood-hit NE states: Gogoi

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The Chief Ministers of the respective states, and senior officials were present at the meetings. The Prime Minister had on Tuesday announced a package of Rs 2,350 crore for all northeastern states hit by floods and immediate release of Rs 250 crore for flood-hit Assam. Read More »

Battlefield 1 Community Test Environment Now Available on PS4 and Xbox One

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DICE also revealed the download sizes for the consoles as well as the regions where it is now available. According to several online reports , the Battlefield 1 CTE is now available on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . The game has so far received one major expansion, They Shall Not Pass , with a Russian Federation themed one, In The Name of the Tsar , coming up in September. Read More »

RBI sets rupee reference rate at 64.0690 against dollar

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That's well below the RBI's 4% target and its projection of 2.0-3.5% in April-September, sparking pressure from the government and others to cut rates by 50 bps on Wednesday or signal another 25 bps easing later this year. In share markets , the broader NSE index closed down 0.33 percent, while the benchmark BSE index ended 0.30 percent lower. The central bank attributed its prediction on factors such as planned pay hikes for government employees, a recovery in food prices, and the impact ... Read More »

France : Un homme blessé au couteau suite à une agression raciste

Ce jeune homme de 29 ans a été gravement blessé à coups de couteau. D'après La Dépêche , les agresseurs sont respectivement âgés de 37 et 31 ans. Il a cependant été mis en examen pour complicité. "Il y a assez d'éléments pour assurer un niveau de responsabilité", a complété le parquetier. Mais le fin mot de l'histoire, c'est que "la victime n'est pas du tout d'origine maghrébine. Read More »

Powerful Pacific typhoon could threaten Japan by weekend

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According to the Weather Channel , the storm's winds increased by 90 miles per hour in only 18 hours. It was briefly rated a Category 5 storm - the strongest kind, with wind speeds greater than 250 kilometres per hour - on July 31, before easing up on August 1. Read More »

Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says

The president's reported remark didn't go down so well on Twitter, as political commentators seized the opportunity to encourage Trump to simply vacate the premises if he finds it so distasteful. Mid-July, the eldest son of the u.s. president had admitted to having met a year ago the lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, which had been presented to you as an emissary of the Russian government in possession of potentially compromising information about Hillary Clinton. Read More »