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China Rebuffs Calls for Nobel Laureate to Get Cancer Care Abroad
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China Rebuffs Calls for Nobel Laureate to Get Cancer Care Abroad

BEIJING — The Chinese government denounced as meddling calls for Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Peace laureate imprisoned for subversion, to be freed from a guarded hospital ward so that he could go abroad for cancer treatment.

The comments from a …

Government notifies protocol amending tax treaty with Israel
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Government notifies protocol amending tax treaty with Israel

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (PTI)

The government has notified the protocol amending the India-Israel tax treaty to provide for exchange of information on tax matters including bank details with a view to check black money flows.

The amended treaty provides …

Doping re-tests from 2010 Vancouver Olympics should be finished in August
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Doping re-tests from 2010 Vancouver Olympics should be finished in August

The IOC has ordered the re-testing of more than 1,000 samples taken during the 2010 Olympics in Canada The shadow of a Canadian police officer is seen on the torch in Whistler during the Vancouver Winter Olympics on February 14, …

Donald Trump team outlines sweeping immigration crackdown in memos; pledged to hire 15,000 agents
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Donald Trump team outlines sweeping immigration crackdown in memos; pledged to hire 15,000 agents

The Trump administration outlined a sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigrants Tuesday, pledging to hire 15,000 more border patrol and immigration agents and begin building a wall on the Mexican border to enact executive orders signed by the president on Jan. …

Don’t obsess about a market top, what made this miner mad, and why you shouldn’t count out forestry stocks
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Don’t obsess about a market top, what made this miner mad, and why you shouldn’t count out forestry stocks

The boreal forest stands in this aerial photograph taken north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Wednesday, June 19, 2014. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)

Former BNN personality Frances Horodelski repeated an investment maxim over the weekend, one that I’ve heard many times …

No evidence of shooting at Houston hospital, police say
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No evidence of shooting at Houston hospital, police say

A hospital in Houston was locked down for nearly two hours Tuesday after getting reports of shots fired, but no evidence of an actual shooting or gunman was found inside, officials said.

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told reporters all …

UK economy grew slower than Germany’s in 2016 as falling business investment takes shine of strong finish to the year
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UK economy grew slower than Germany’s in 2016 as falling business investment takes shine of strong finish to the year

The pound dipped after stats showed the UK lost its title as the fastest growing economy in 2016 to Germany.

The UK’s annual growth rate was downgraded from a first estimate of 2 per cent to 1.8 per cent in …

Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government returns additional BSF troops for riot-hit areas: MHA
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Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government returns additional BSF troops for riot-hit areas: MHA

RAF personnel patrolling after clash between two group of Trinamool Congress to capture the power of the village the Chandipur village under Nanoor PS in Birbhum district of West Bengal. (PTI)

The West Bengal government has returned an additional 400 …

The Coded Language of For-Profit Colleges
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The Coded Language of For-Profit Colleges

A graduate holds a diploma from Everest University, a school that was owned by the now-defunct for-profit education company, Corinthian Colleges.

The majority of for-profit colleges are small, but the largest and most notable bear familiar names: the University of …

MyTVS to double network in 2 years: Official
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MyTVS to double network in 2 years: Official

The company, today inaugurated its fully automated multi-brand car service outlet in Pudur, taking the total number of outlets to three, in Madurai district. (Website)

As part of its expansion drive, Multi brand car service provider MyTVS has planned to …