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Oil prices climb as US stocks stabilize

New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Oil prices gained late Thursday as the rebound of US equity market bolstered investors' optimism for the economic growth of the world's largest crude-consuming nation. The West Texas Intermediate for October delivery moved up 50 cents to settle at $46.75 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for October delivery increased 18 cents to close...

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Forty injured in Mangalore Express derailment

Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Around forty people were injured when a train derailed in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district early Friday, an official said. Six coaches of the the Mangalore Express got derailed near Poovanur railway station near Virudhachalam, 230 km from here. Officials from the railways, police and district administration have visited the accident site, the official said.

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Brazil Serie A results

Brasilia, Sep 4 (IANS) The following are the results from Brazil Serie A after Wednesday's matches, according to XInhua news agency. Internacional bt Vasco da Gama 6-0 Joinville tied Sao Paulo 0-0 Ponte Preta lost to Cruzeiro 1-2 Atletico Mineiro lost to Atletico Paranaense 0-1 Flamengo bt Avai 3-0 Corinthians bt Flumi...

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Euro 2016 qualifying standings

Paris, Sep 4 (IANS) The following are the Euro 2016 qualifying standings after Thursday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua news agency. Group A Iceland 7 6 0 1 15 3 18 Czech Republic 7 5 1 1 14 9 16 Netherlands 7 3 1 3 13 7 10 ...

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Tokyo stocks open lower

Tokyo, Sep 4 (IANS) Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Friday amid a cautiousness mood ahead of the release of the US monthly jobs data. At 9.15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was down 41.18 points, or 0.23 percent, from Thursday at 18,141.21, Xinhua news agency reported. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 2.51 point...

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Pakistan targets BSF post in Jammu

Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked shelling at a Border Security Force (BSF) post along the international border in the Jammu district on Friday. Pakistan Rangers started unprovoked shelling and firing at Tube Well 5 border outpost of the BSF today (Friday) in R.S.Pura sector, a police officer told IANS. The shelling and firing started at 2.10 a.m, he add...

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Tom Hanks to be honoured by Outfest

Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Tom Hanks and writer-director Lisa Cholodenko will be honoured by Outfest's Legacy Awards. Hanks will be honoured with the Trailblazer Award for his Oscar-winning performance in Philadelphia (1993). According to Outfest, it was the first major studio film to sympathetically portray characters with HIV/AIDS, reports aceshowbiz.com. Cholodenko will b...

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Kellan Lutz clicked while hanging from a cliff

Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Former Twilight actor Kellan Lutz has shared some photographs in which he is seen striking different poses, even dangling on some dangerous looking cliffs with a gorgeous view. He shared the images on Twitter and photo sharing website Instagram. I was able to fit in a quick workout while we were exploring these cliffs, don't try this workout at home, Lutz cap...

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Pentagon orders safety review at nine military labs

Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) The US Department of Defense said it has directed an immediate safety review at all nine labs and facilities involved in the handling of select agents and toxins. The review follows the discovery of live anthrax outside a containment area at a military lab in the state of Utah and incorrect or incomplete record keeping at two other military labs, Xinhua news agen...

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Palestinian presidents, Kerry to meet in New York in October

Ramallah, Sep 4 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet at the United Nations in New York in October, a Palestinian official said. Nabil Abu Rdineh, spokesman of the Palestinian Presidency, in an official press statement said that the meeting was agreed to be held in New York between President Abbas and Kerry, Xinhua news agency reported ...

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'Price Tag' hitmaker sports gothic clothes

New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Price tag singer Jessie J, who has a history of pushing the boundaries of fashion, was spotted wearing a gothic looking ensemble. The singer, whose real name is Jessica Ellen Cornish, wore an ankle-length red maxi dress teamed with a leather jacket before she left her hotel in Manhattan, reports mirror.co.uk. She carried the look with confidence as she head...

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Donald Trump foregoes potential third-party White House bid

Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) To the great relief of the Republican leadership, Donald Trump signed on Thursday a loyalty pledge saying he will only run as a Republican candidate in the 2016 election. The US billionaire developer and reality show celebrity ruled out the possibility that he will run a third-party campaign if losing the party's nomination, Xinhua news agency reported. I...

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Rihanna wants to launch her cosmetics range

Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Singer Rihanna says she he would love to create her own line of make-up as it's a part of her career. I would love to do a make-up line. It's a part of my life, it's a part of my career, it's part of every video, every visual, every red carpet, so it's something I've gotten to know quite well. I ask a lot of questions and I spend a lot of time in the mak...

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Guatemalan president resigns, hands himself over to judiciary

Guatemala City, Sep 4 (IANS) The embattled President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina resigned and voluntarily handed himself over to judicial authorities, Xinhua news agency reported. This came after the country's congress stripped Perez Molina of his immunity from prosecution on Tuesday, given his suspected involvement in a criminal enterprise to defraud the country's customs bureau. ...

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Barrymore wants to change 'everything' about her past

Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore says she wishes she could change everything about her past, but appreciates that her history makes her who she is today. Asked what she would like to change about her past, Barrymore said: Probably everything, but if you're happy with your life today, you have to be appreciative of every single moment that led you to get here. The ...

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5G technology to 'transform the world': Huawei vice president

Madrid, Sep 4 (IANS) Senior Vice President of Huawei Walter Ji said 5G technology would transform the world. Speaking at the 29th meeting for Telecommunications and the Digital Economy in the Spanish city of Santander, he highlighted Huawei was backing the new technology because it will help us overcome the challenges which cannot be fully faced with existing technology, Xinhua news agen...

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Kim Kardashian gets 45 mn Instagram followers

Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has managed to get 45 million followers on Instagram. Kim took to the social media platform to celebrate the new milestone. She shared three new selfies showing her pregnancy cleavage, reports aceshowbiz.com. Kim, in the shared images, appeared to be wearing the same outfit she wore for a business event where she previewed...

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French prosecutor confirms debris found in Reunion from MH370

Paris, Sep 4 (IANS) A piece of plane debris found on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion in July was certainly a part Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 reported missing in March 2014, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins announced on Thursday. It is possible to confirm with certainty that the flaperon discovered in Reunion on July 29 corresponds to the flight MH370, Xinhua news agency ...

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Slight earthquake in Rajasthan, no damage reported

Jaipur/New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A slight intensity earthquake shook Rajasthan late on Thursday night, the met department said. There were no reports of any casualty or property damage. According to the India Meteorological Department, a temblor measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale and classed as of slight intensity was recorded ar 11.27 p.m. with its epicentre at a point 27.6 degrees north ...

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Politicians' comments on Sunny Leone ad silly, says Shilpa

Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty came out in support of actress Sunny Leone by terming the recent controversy on her condom advertisement as silly comments by a fringe. It's just some of the fringe who thinks like that. I don't think everybody thinks like that, it's very silly. These things happen everywhere. There are controversies everywhere and this is a really silly thing t...

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