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The fate of those on board the helicopter was not immediately known. A spokesman for the rescue service said they had received no mayday signal. It plunged into the sea some 2-3 km off the island's Russian settlement, Barentsburg, having left from another settlement called Pyramiden.
  • Samsung Turkey: Android 8.0 Oreo to start rolling out in early 2018

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    However, the report does not share the names of the devices which will receive the update. Nokia just announced a beta program for Android 8.0 Oreo OS for their phones, and now Samsung is following the suit. While the new flagship smartphones from pretty much all leading Android OEMs are expected to be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo before the end of the year, Samsung, the biggest Android OEM, will apparently begin rolling out the same update for its flagship models in early 2018.
  • Malaysia to play North Korea in Thailand, say AFC

    Malaysia to play North Korea in Thailand, say AFC

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    Prosecutors told the court the actions of Siti Aisyah and Doan showed that they meant to cause Jong Nam's death. Huong appeared unwell midway through the three-hour site visit, while Siti Aisyah broke down in tears. Defense lawyers requested the visit after video recordings of the women on airport closed-circuit television were screened in court. He said James and Aisyah went to malls, hotels and airports, where she would rub oil or pepper sauce on strangers.
  • SAP discloses SA unit's Gupta kickbacks

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    Global software company SAP says that it has reported itself to USA authorities and taken action against three employees for multi-million rand payments made to a Gupta-linked company. South Africa's CPI rating is 45 as of the 2016 index. The probe began after SAP's outside law firm Baker McKenzie informed United States authorities in July, shortly after the potential government bribery scheme had come to light in reports by a local investigative reporting group.
  • At Least Four Dead as Train Collides With Army Vehicle in Finland

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    According to reports, eight people have been severely injured in the incident which occurred 50 miles south of capital Helsinki. Road conditions were bad in the morning due to rain and snowfall. The commuter train, from Finland's state-owned VR railway company, struck the vehicle at a crossing with no security features. Finnish broadcaster YLE said Niinisto, the defense minister, had ordered flags at all military facilities to fly at half-mast Thursday.
  • Mumbai fire: Major blaze near Bandra station caught on camera

    Mumbai fire: Major blaze near Bandra station caught on camera

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    At least two more cylinders are suspected to have exploded after the initial blast, and concerns are being expressed about the blaze worsening there would be a lot of domestic LPG cylinders in the the tightly packed slum. The Central Railway is operating services on CST-Panvel corridor services on the Harbour line. Thick black smoke was seen billowing out from the site.
  • How to link Aadhaar with mobile online

    How to link Aadhaar with mobile online

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    Seperately, the government said it would soon issue instructions to ensure authentication for people who do not have an Aadhaar card. For the ease of senior citizens and the people with disability and chronic illness, DoT has also recommended for the re-verification at subscribers' doorstep.
  • Indonesia fireworks factory disaster kills at least 47 people

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    The fire began Thursday morning at the factory next to a residential area in Tangerang, a city in Banten province on the western outskirts of Jakarta . Indonesia has poor fire safety standards and industrial fires are not uncommon. The bodies of the victims were charred beyond recognition, local police said in a statement.
  • Government working on new consumer protection law: Modi

    Government working on new consumer protection law: Modi

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    The Prime Minister, who told leaders from South Asian, Southeast Asian and East Asian countries that " consumer protection has been an integral part of governance for ages in India" and finds a mention in the country's ancient scripture - the Atharva Veda, said that the proposed legislation will crackdown on misleading advertisements.
  • Smiling shelter dog goes viral, gets adopted

    Smiling shelter dog goes viral, gets adopted

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    A smiling dog is winning hearts on social media. The shelter pup, who arrived at the shelter on Thursday, became an Internet sensation the next day after the rescue posted photos of Cheech and his different smiles on Facebook . They added that Carrie and Dusty instantly hit it off with Cheech. It is entirely volunteer and donation-based and is the first no-kill shelter in the city and county, the shelter says.
  • US Tightens H-1B Visa Renewal Process

    US Tightens H-1B Visa Renewal Process

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    The U.S. government is toughening up the process for renewing a popular foreign work visa. The Form I-129 is used for a nonimmigrant worker to come to the United States temporarily for work or training, for instance, visa categories including H-1B and L-1.