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If current form continues, the victor of that clash will set themselves up for a quarter-final against Scotland or Japan in Tokyo, while the loser faces a possible meeting with Ireland, also in Tokyo. England , meanwhile, look set to take on either Australia or Wales if they see off France and Argentina to win Pool C , the pool of death. The fast-improving Wallabies are scheduled to meet Warren Gatland's Wales in a Pool D cracker at Tokyo on September 29.
  • Nawaz arrives in Islamabad, escorted to Punjab House by ASF

    Nawaz arrives in Islamabad, escorted to Punjab House by ASF

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    Pakistan's disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has returned home from London to face trial in corruption cases. On Tuesday, the court ordered Pakistan's financial regulatory agency to freeze the company shares of Sharif and his two sons in the Panama Papers case.
  • Team Unhappy With Akshay Kumar?

    Team Unhappy With Akshay Kumar?

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    The makers have already created a lot of buzz among with the audience with the music launch which was held in Dubai last week. It will mark Akshay Kumar's debut in Tamil cinema. "He struggles against forces that have plundered and devastated the earth", says the source adding that all the rough edges in the anti-hero's character were removed when Akshay Kumar jumped in.
  • Asia Briefs: At least 10 dead in power plant blast

    Asia Briefs: At least 10 dead in power plant blast

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    The state's principal secretary, Arvind Kumar, said up to 100 were injured in the explosion, according to the Press Trust of India. Hundreds of people were working at a newly installed unit, where the boiler pipe exploded, thus, many of them may be trapped around the blast site.
  • Gas prices spike in OH, other Midwestern states

    Gas prices spike in OH, other Midwestern states

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    Motorists are cautioned to prepare for higher gas prices soon. With Harvey long gone, deferred maintenance is now all taking place at once, along with other planned maintenance, and that has cut production. A major problem that the Great Lakes doesn't have that other regions do: the ability to resupply via waterborne shipments and pipeline deliveries, said DeHann.
  • Terror Suspect's NJ mosque Has Been Under NYPD Surveillance

    Terror Suspect's NJ mosque Has Been Under NYPD Surveillance

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    Saipov, 29, a commercial truck driver, was cited on February 4 on suspicion of having an overweight truck. "This was an act of terror , a particularly cowardly act of terror, aimed at innocent civilians, aimed at people going about their lives who had no idea what was about to hit them", New York Mayor Bill deBlasio said at an evening news conference.
  • US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq

    US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq

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    The balance of power between Iraqi central government forces and the autonomous Kurdish region has been transformed since the Kurds staged their referendum on September 25. "General Soleimani also had several private meetings with Masoud Barzani, the president, and Nechirvan Barzani, the prime minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan region and the leaders of other parties, including Change (Goran) party", Dabagh said on Sunday.
  • Utah nurse arrested for doing her job reaches $500000 settlement

    Utah nurse arrested for doing her job reaches $500000 settlement

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    A spokesman for Salt Lake City's mayor announced that both the city and the university agreed to pay $250,000 in the settlement payout. A police body-camera video showing the rough arrest of nurse Alex Wubbels on July 26 sparked outrage after it spread online and was broadcast in media reports.
  • Five of eight killed in NY attack are Argentine

    Five of eight killed in NY attack are Argentine

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    The five were identified as Aril Erlij, Hernan Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damian Pagnucco, and Hernan Ferruchi. Another Argentine, Martín Ludovico Marro, was injured and taken to a Manhattan hospital. Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said in a tweet Tuesday night that a Belgian national also was killed in the attack. "I want to send my condolences to all of the families but this also reminds us that there is no space for gray zones in today's world and we all ...