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Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie has revealed that he "seriously considered" applying for the post of Team India head coach which has now been bagged by Ravi Shastri . If you look at the average age of that team a couple of years ago; obviously the players have matured from then on, it's been 24 months. "I think this support staff is very experienced", he said.
  • Fire ravages building under construction in Oakland

    Fire ravages building under construction in Oakland

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    July 07-The fire that gutted an apartment and retail complex that was being built near downtown Oakland on Friday was only the latest inferno to cause devastation in and around the city in recent years. She was standing on Grand Avenue with her kitten Kango and watching firefighters battle the blaze. Mims said she grabbed her kitten, Kango, and evacuated her building.
  • GM, Ford US sales down, but Japanese automakers report gains

    GM, Ford US sales down, but Japanese automakers report gains

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    Fiera Capital Corp now owns 65,003 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $2,254,000 after buying an additional 2,003 shares during the period. Analysts anticipate that General Motors Company will post $6.05 earnings per share for the current year. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 23rd.
  • Samsung plans $18.6 b capex to widen chip lead

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    Samsung has announced that it plans to spend around $18.6 billion to build and upgrade different production facilities that manufacture NAND memory chips. The manufacturer laid out plans in May to invest roughly 10 trillion won at a plant in the Chinese city of Xi'an and recently said it would put $1.5 billion into a system chip factory in the US state of Texas.
  • Qatari Minister says Gulf States Offered a Deal

    Qatari Minister says Gulf States Offered a Deal "Meant to be Rejected"

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    Demands made of Qatar by four other Arab states are created to be rejected , Doha's foreign minister said on Saturday (June 30), adding however that he was ready to discuss their grievances. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt said they were "studying" a list of potential political and economic sanctions against Qatar after it rejected the list of demands .
  • Kyle Lowry returns to Raptors; 3-year, $100M contract reported

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    Losing Lowry represented the worst-case scenario for the Raptors, as the point guard has established himself alongside shooting guard DeMar DeRozan as one of the most lethal backcourt combos in the league. It's telling me that the Raptors can be a championship-level team, sooner than later. At the end of the season, he said his daughter liked Toronto though and he is close with his former Oklahoma City assistant coach Rex Kalamian, who remains on Dwane Casey's staff.
  • United Kingdom symbols fade, China's rise in new Hong Kong

    United Kingdom symbols fade, China's rise in new Hong Kong

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    Professor Lau Siu-kai, vice-chairman of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, a semi-official think tank, said Xi delivered a tougher message than in speeches by former presidents Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin. " The "two-country system" is eroding, sometimes subtly, sometimes much more direct, but the fact is that China is not respecting it and will not survive much longer", says Chan Kin-man, Professor Of Sociology and co-founder of the movement Central Occupy, to THE ...
  • Pakistan deploys 15000-strong force for Chinese security

    Pakistan deploys 15000-strong force for Chinese security

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    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit to discuss bilateral ties and stability with neighbouring Afghanistan. Islamabad denies the charges and in turn blames sanctuaries in border areas of Afghanistan for plotting terrorist attacks against Pakistan, including Friday's deadly suicide bombings in two cities that killed more than 80 people and injured more than 200 others.
  • 'Critical need' for blood donations in Canada

    'Critical need' for blood donations in Canada

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    Currently, 23 countries in the region (14 Latin America and nine in the Caribbean) have a national blood policy - five more countries than in 2011, the report noted. That benefit is something that can spill over to those who donate their blood. He said it is important for people to remember how much good one donation can do.
  • EU Judges Must Oversee Brexit Transition, Barnier Tells UK

    EU Judges Must Oversee Brexit Transition, Barnier Tells UK

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    These include the issues of Britain's estimated €100 billion (S$175 billion) exit bill, the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, and the fate of the border in Northern Ireland. Germany's Europe minister, Michael Roth, said in Luxembourg that the opening of the negotiations had shown British leaders still needed a "reality check" on what they could achieve.
  • Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

    Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

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    The 34 largest banks in the United States have money on hand to withstand a severe recession, the USA central bank said on Thursday. "This would allow them to lend throughout the economic cycle, and support households and businesses when times are tough".
  • Trading Spotlight on iShares MSCI Austria Investable Market Index Fund (EWO) Shares

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    Although China's rising overseas businesses, increasing global influence and the government's efforts to reform the financial markets are meant to provide worldwide investors a more business and trading friendly conditions, the skepticism regarding the Chinese onshore stocks remained relatively high since the Shanghai's Composite wrote-off almost half of its value following the mid-2015 sell-off.
  • Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt

    Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt

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    A US$13.7 billion proposed takeover by Amazon .com Inc. has Stevens, a 25-year-old Irving, Texas, resident, wondering how the chain's foodie credentials will survive. "This would give them a very premium brand that has a lot of credibility with customers, and puts them right in the middle of the grocery industry in one fell swoop".
  • Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery

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    Scalise is still under sedation but Sava says he has responded to family members. Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said.