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Defective breast implant manufacture sentence upheld

News Room : May 3, 2016 7:34 am
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France: A French appeals court on Monday upheld a four-year prison sentence for the founder of PIP, the manufacturer of defective breast implants that caused a health scare across Europe and South America. The court in the southern city of Aix-en-Provence confirmed the fraud convictions against Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) founder Jean-Claude Mas, 76. more »
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Pakistan blasts Trump

News Room : May 3, 2016 7:32 am
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan has disdained the comments made by US presidential front-runner Donald Trump and asserted that “the fate of Shakil Afridi will only be decided by Pakistani courts.” According to Dawn, the minister was reacting to the recent interview given by Trump to Fox News, in which he had said more »
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Creator of Bitcoin revealed

News Room : May 3, 2016 7:31 am
LONDON: Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Monday identified himself as the creator of Bitcoin following years of speculation about who invented the pioneering digital currency. Wright was named by three media outlets — the BBC, The Economist and GQ magazine — and posted a blog on his website. However, in a defiant interview with the more »
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Unaccompanied minors in migrant crisis seek safety

News Room : May 3, 2016 7:29 am
BRUSSELS: Some 88,300 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in the European Union in 2015, 13 percent of them children younger than 14, crossing continents without their parents to seek a place of safety, EU data showed on Monday. More than a million people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa reached Europe last more »
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"Solar Impulse 2", a solar-powered plane piloted by Bertrand Piccard of Switzerland, flies over the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco, California, U.S. April 23, 2016, before landing on Moffett Airfield following a 62-hour flight from Hawaii.  Jean Revillard/Solar Impulse/Handout via REUTERS

Solar-powered air plane continues flight

News Room : May 3, 2016 7:25 am
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: A solar-powered airplane soared above the clouds Monday after taking off from California for Arizona to resume its journey around the world using only energy from the sun. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 left Mountain View south of San Francisco shortly after 5 a.m. Monday for an expected 16-hour trip to Phoenix. more »
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Filipino presidential front runner in money allegations

News Room : May 3, 2016 7:23 am
MANILA, Philippines: Allegations that the Philippine presidential election front-runner had a large sum of money in an undeclared bank account were not resolved Monday, allowing the issue to hang over the final week of the closely fought race. Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has alleged Mayor Rodrigo Duterte kept more than 200 million pesos ($4.2 million) more »
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Germany’s radical AfD says Muslims not welcome

News Room : May 3, 2016 7:14 am
STUTTGART: Delegates from Germany’s anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) on Sunday backed an election manifesto that says Islam is not compatible with the country’s constitution and calls for a ban on minarets and the burqa. The AfD, set up just three years ago, has been buoyed by Europe’s migrant crisis, which saw the arrival more »
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Trump backers yell foul over Arizona loss

News Room : May 2, 2016 8:51 am
PHOENIX: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at Saturday’s Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump. The Cruz slate won virtually all of the 28 at-large national delegates and roughly split the 27 delegates selected more »
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