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  • Shocking! Nadal stunned by Kyrgios in Cincinnati Open quarters
    Cincinnati [U.S.A.], August 19 : Fifteen-time Grand Slam champion and incoming world number one Rafael Nadal suffered a major blow as he was knocked out of the 2017 Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati after going down in straight sets against Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event here on Saturday.

  • Delhi's 'yuvraj', Lucknow's 'shehzaada' shouldn't make Gorakhpur 'picnic spot': Adityanath
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) , August 19 : Amid the ongoing controversy over the Gorakhpur tragedy, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Opposition, saying that it should not be allowed to make the tragedy-struck place a 'picnic spot'.

  • Afghanistan celebrates 98 years of Independence
    Kabul [Afghanistan], August 19 : President Ashraf Ghani attended an official ceremony to mark Afghanistan's 98th anniversary of independence on Saturday and laid a wreath at the Minaret of Independence.

  • Jharkhand: Denied ambulance, toddler dies in mother's lap
    Gumla (Jharkhand), August 19 : A three-year-old toddler died in his mother's lap while he was being taken to home on foot after being treated at the Sadar hospital in Jharkhand's Gumla district.

  • MQM's Altaf Hussain holds talks with U.S. Congressman Rohrabacher, Khan of Kalat
    London [United Kingdom], August 19 : Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain held talks with US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and the Khan of Kalat, Mir Dawood Jan, at the MQM's London Secretariat and reportedly discussed alleged rights abuses being committed by the Pakistan Army on people in Balochistan.

  • World Photography Day: Check out these picture-perfect places in India
    New Delhi , Aug 19 : From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, India abounds in picturesque places to visit and admire.

  • Women take to Delhi street 'fearlessly' at midnight
    New Delhi , August 19 : Colors Pinkathon Delhi, along with Delhi Police as one of the participants, organized 'Fearless Midnight Women's run' at Inner Circle, Connaught Place earlier today.

  • Racism is unethical to American values: U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson
    New York [U.S.A.], August 19: In contrast with United States President Donald Trump's comments on Charlottesville, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson strongly condemned racism, announcing that hatred is not an American value and further promised to make his department "more racially diverse."

  • Pop Star Rachel Platten Crashes The Ceiling With Brand New Single Broken Glass
    NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 : Multi-platinum, award-winning pop star Rachel Platten returns with her powerful new single "Broken Glass," the first taste of music from her forthcoming album, set to be released this fall via Columbia Records.

  • SpongeBob SquarePants - The New Musical Original Cast Recording Available September 22 From Masterworks Broadway
    NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 : The Original Cast Recording of SpongeBob SquarePants - The New Musical will be released September 22 by Masterworks Broadway. Available for preorder now, the album features a score of original songs unlike anything Broadway has ever heard and is produced by Scott Riesett and Tom Kitt, with executive producers Scott Farthing, Doug Cohn and Susan Vargo.

  • Russian Court Bans Bible Translation Published by Jehovah's Witnesses
    NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 : On August 17, 2017, the Vyborg City Court in Russia ruled to ban the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (NWT), a Bible published by Jehovah's Witnesses.

  • EU: a world leader in helping those affected by crises
    BRUSSELS, 18 August 2017 / PRN Africa / -- When countries face natural disasters such as forest fires, floods and earthquakes or are in need of emergency assistance due to other crises, the EU has a range of funding and emergency response tools to help.

  • The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Urges U.S. Authorities to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 : Following new allegations about the conduct of British American Tobacco (BAT) in Africa -published today by The Guardian - the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Tobacco-Free Kids requested the investigation in a letter today to the two government agencies.

  • ISSF Junior Shotgun WC: Akash Saharan finishes sixth in men's trap event
    New Delhi , Aug 19 : India's Akash Saharan finished sixth even as Spain's Adria Martinez shot a world record score of 46 out of 50 in the finals of the men's trap event to clinch gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup Shotgun, being held at Porpetto, Italy.

  • J-K: Search operation launched in nine villages of Shopian
    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) , August 19 : A Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) were launched in nine villages of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

  • ASTRO supports U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission final rule
    ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2017 : The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauds the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for yesterday's announcement of a final rule that updates the definition of medical events for permanent implant brachytherapy and protects patients' access to this treatment.

  • Best Chore Chart and Reward App for Back-To-School from Wishfinity
    LEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 : Back to school is one of the best times of year to implement a comprehensive motivational device for better-behaved kids in the home and the classroom. Incentivizing kids to study and practice healthy living at any age seems like a never ending challenge.

  • Polavaram Irrigation Project: Parliamentary standing committee expresses satisfaction over progress
    Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh) , August 19 : The members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources in Andhra Pradesh made a whirlwind tour of the Polavaram Irrigation Project and expressed satisfaction over its progress.

  • Watch the North American Power Grids Respond to the 2017 Eclipse, Live!
    ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 : On Monday, Aug. 21, North American power grids will be the subject of a celestial experiment: Now that there's lots of grid-connected solar power, what will happen when the sun abruptly vanishes? In California, Power Standards Lab has deployed precision grid instruments to observe the effects.

  • Government of Canada gives job opportunities to Penticton-area youth - Skills Link funding to help 108 youth develop skills and develop hands-on work experience
    PENTICTON, BC, Aug. 18, 2017 : When Canadian youth get the skills and experience they need to find and keep good jobs, the middle class grows and our economy thrives.

  • Astronauts Showcase Space Art Created with Childhood Cancer Patients
    HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2017 : Patients from around the world will have the opportunity to see a spacesuit art project they helped create. Astronauts currently living and working on the International Space Station will unveil the project at 10:25 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug. 23. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.

  • Life and Health Insurance Industry Welcomes News of Dental Fee Guide in Alberta but More Work Needed
    TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) sees the announcement of a fee guide for dental services in Alberta as a step in the right direction.

  • Citing Charlottesville Unrest and its Harmful Effect on Children, First Book Provides Resources for Educators Serving Kids in Need
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 : Our nation is reeling from the unrest in Charlottesville and the hateful rhetoric that is reverberating across the country. These groups and their acts of bigotry, racism, anti-Semitism, sexism, Islamophobia, transphobia, and homophobia are repulsive and counter to our belief in the fundamental rights that First Book has championed as leaders in the fight for educational equity.

  • The CBSA launches investigations into certain polyethylene terephthalate resin from several countries
    OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2017 : The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is launching an investigation into whether or not certain polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET resin) originating in or exported from the People's Republic of China (China), the Republic of India (India), the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Pakistan) is being sold at unfair prices in Canada.

  • Red Robin Celebrates National Lemonade Day in Support of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Aug.18, 2017 : Red Robin is standing by its tradition to support the fight against childhood cancer on National Lemonade Day.

  • Sunwing gives adults a turn to relax with savings of up to 50pc during its Back to School sale
    TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Good news for parents, grandparents and other family members alike who looked after the little ones during the summer, Sunwing is bringing back its Back to School promotion.

  • Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. and Borqs International Holding Corp Announce Completion of Business Combination
    NEW YORK and SHANGHAI, Aug. 19, 2017 : Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. (the "Company" or "Pacific"), a special purpose acquisition company whose securities currently trade on Nasdaq under the symbols PAACU, PAAC, PAACR and PAACW, and Borqs International Holding Corp ("BORQS"), today jointly announced that the two companies have successfully concluded a merger by which BORQS became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and the former stockholders of BORQS acquired a majority of the outstanding equity of the Company.

  • DTLR and VILLA merge to create a retail leader in lifestyle footwear and apparel
    NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 : On August 14, 2017, New York based private equity firms Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill and Co. and Goode Partners LLC completed a transaction that will merge DTLR, Inc. ("DTLR") and Sneaker Villa, Inc. ("VILLA") to form a leader in lifestyle footwear and apparel retailing.

  • ATA, Nation's Truck Drivers Prepare for Solar Eclipse
    ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2017 : American Trucking Associations, along with millions of travelers and 3.5 million American truck drivers, will watch the solar eclipse on August 21. The trucking industry is responsible for moving the nation's goods during the eclipse and asks for the public's assistance in ensuring safety on the country's roads and bridges.

  • Morguard Corporation Increases Ownership Position in Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 18, 2017 : Morguard Corporation ("Morguard") (TSX: MRC) announced today that it has acquired 1,238,575 units (the "Units") of Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: MRT.UN) ("Morguard REIT") through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange and/or alternative Canadian trading systems between March 15, 2017 and August 16, 2017 at a weighted average price of USD 15.18 per Unit.

  • Upgraded Jammu Airport inaugurated
    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , Aug.19 : The upgraded passenger terminal building of Jammu Airport, Jammu, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti recently.

  • Heartless Delhi!: Man steals belongings of accident victim
    New Delhi, Aug 19 : A shocking incident that throws light on the callous attitude of the people has come to light in the national capital where a man, who met with an accident, alleged that a man stole his belongings when he was lying on the road.

  • Hindu group demands non-entry of non-Hindu communities at Garba festivals
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , August 19 : A Hindu outfit, Hindu Utsav Samiti (HUS), has demanded that Aadhar card be made mandatory at all Garba events in Bhopal to prevent entry of non-Hindus during the upcoming Navratri.

  • Android users can now preview videos in Google search results
    New York [USA], August 19 : Tech giant Google will soon incorporate video results for its search engine users, with the introduction of its new 'video preview' feature.

  • Mumbai: Police arrest 14-year-old boy for attacking old woman
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The Mumbai Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy for attacking a 61-year-old woman with scissors and knife when she caught him stealing money from her home.

  • Pak Army assures U.S. of cooperation in restoring peace in Afghanistan
    Lahore [Pakistan], August 19 :Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has reaffirmed the Pakistan Army's commitment and cooperation with the US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan to restore peace in Afghanistan. He conveyed this during a meeting with a United States military delegation led by Gen. Joseph Votel, Commander of the Central Command (Centcom).

  • Cook's mighty 243 helps England tighten grip against Windies in first Test
    Birmingham [U.K.], August 19 : England opener Alastair Cook continued his rich vein of form as he remorselessly churned out a double century to help his team tighten their grip against West Indies before James Anderson struck on Day Two of the opening day-night Test at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground here on Saturday.

  • Royal Caribbean Teams Up With Shay Mitchell As Adventure Ambassador
    MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2017 : Royal Caribbean International is teaming up with award-winning actress and avid traveler Shay Mitchell to be the brand's Adventurist ΜΆ an adventure adviser and storyteller for the world's most adventurous cruise line.

  • The 96th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market Announces Best of Show Winners
    SANTA FE, N.M., Aug. 18, 2017 : Santa Fe Indian Market, presented by The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA, http://swaia.org/) is pleased to announce this year's Best of Show, Best of Class, and special award winners.

  • Join DJ Khaled on Xbox Live Sessions, a New Interactive Show Premiering August 25 on Mixer
    SEATTLE, Aug. 18, 2017 : Next week, Xbox will unveil Xbox Live Sessions, a brand new, livestream hosted on the Mixer Xbox Channel that will feature some of the world's most celebrated pop-culture icons as they play highly anticipated new titles on Xbox One.

  • Flor de Cana Volcano impacts millions of people in Miami's Airport
    MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2017 : From July through September 8th, Flor de Cana has activated a disruptive and elegant 10-feet high display inspired by the San Cristobal Volcano in Nicaragua, which incorporates large screens that create an incredible visual mosaic showing lava, volcano explosions in ultra-slow motion footage, the full story of Flor de Cana's 125-year family tradition and the brand's portfolio.

  • Georgia's Own, Petland Kennesaw Announces Exclusive Buying Relationship with Daynes Ridge Kennel
    KENNESAW, Ga., Aug. 18, 2017 : Working to redefine the words, "puppies for sale" Petland Kennesaw hopes to change the canine game. With a desire to inform the public about reputable breeders, the family-owned pet store brings a bit more heart to buying a puppy.

  • Poster war in Bihar ahead of Nitish Kumar, Sharad Yadav's meetings
    Patna (Bihar) , August 19 : Ahead of the national executive committee meeting of the Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)), the two factions of the party - one led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the other by former party president Sharad Yadav - have put up striking publicity material in Patna, leading up to a poster war in the city.

  • Chicago Man Runs to Bring Hope and Awareness to Others Facing Dementia
    CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2017 : A diagnosis of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), an incurable degenerative brain disease, can be overwhelming. This Saturday, as runners converge for the Super Run 5K in Elk Grove, Illinois, one couple will be there to bring hope, awareness and determination to others, despite such challenges.

  • Bihar: Army Column, ETF deployed in flood-affected areas for rescue ops
    Patna (Bihar) , August 19 : One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) have been deployed in six districts of Bihar, which have been successful in rescuing more than 300 people from the flood-hit areas.

  • Nepal PM thanks PM Modi for pledging Rs. 25 crore for flood relief
    Kathmandu [Nepal], August 19 : Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took to Twitter to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his generous assistance of Rs. 50 crore to deal with the situation created by floods in his country.

  • TN fisheries dept. takes action against 22 mechanised boats
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , August 19 : The Tamil Nadu fisheries department on Saturday took action against 22 mechanised boats belonging to Rameswarm for using banned double nets for fishing activity.

  • NASA Successfully Launches Latest Communications Satellite
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 : NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M), which is the third and final in a series of next generation communications satellites, has successfully been placed into orbit following separation from an United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. TDRS-M launched Friday at 8:29 a.m. EDT from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

  • Vamousse Provides Tips on Choosing a Lice Treatment for Back-to-School
    MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2017 : Lice cases spike at back-to-school which means many parents will be shopping for lice treatment along with No. 2 pencils as kids return to the classroom. Parents have a variety of over-the-counter (OTC) options for treating lice - many more than their parents had - so selecting a product may feel overwhelming.

  • Introducing BLEU: A New Collection Of Exotic Blends
    CONCORD, Mass., Aug. 18, 2017 : Tea Forte, maker of handcrafted, artisan tea blends, is launching an exciting new concept in tea: BLEU.

  • Bostik Announces Winner of its Hardwood Flooring Design Contest!
    WAUWATOSA, Wis., Aug. 18, 2017 : Bostik, Inc., a world leader in specialty adhesives and installation systems for building construction, has announced the winner of its Bostik's Signature Spaces design competition: THE ART OF HARDWOOD FLOORING DESIGN CONTEST.

  • Multi-Racial Business Groups Denounce Violence in Charlottesville
    NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 : Today, a coalition of multiracial business and community organizations that include African Americans, Hispanic, and Asian Americans raised their collective voice condemning the violence perpetrated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.

  • Acura Reveals Striking ARX-05 Prototype Race Car in Monterey; Debut Set for Daytona
    MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 : Acura today unveiled the new Acura ARX-05 prototype race car at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. Acura Motorsports will join forces with the legendary Team Penske organization to field a pair of the new Daytona Prototype International (DPi) entries in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

  • Ontario Science Centre fosters curiosity, creativity and critical thinking with Power of Ideas exhibition
    TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Every great innovation starts with an idea. Explore the incredible ability of the human mind to question, create and innovate when the Power of Ideas exhibition visits the Ontario Science Centre from August 18 - 31, 2017.

  • Community of Summerland will benefit from improved community spaces for a better quality of life
    SUMMERLAND, BC, Aug. 18, 2017 : Members of the Lakeshore Racquets Club are benefitting from safer, more reliable infrastructure as a result of funding of USD 15,000 from the Government of Canada.

  • Invictus High School Offering New Career Training Programs
    CLEVELAND, Aug. 18, 2017 : Invictus High School recently celebrated a grand reopening with upgraded buildings, technology, and new student programs. Invictus was developed by a group of educators who were determined to make a difference in the lives of students across Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Nexus Services, Inc. Announced Federal Lawsuit Practice of Eugenics at the Hands of White County Sheriff, Judge, Sheriff's Deputy and White County Administration
    NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2017 : Nexus Caridades Attorneys Inc. announced comprehensive civil action against White County, White County Judge, Sam Benningfield, White County Sheriff Oddie Shoupe, and White County personnel involved in the resurgence of eugenics in our country.

  • Government of Canada and the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 work together to support housing initiatives on reserve
    OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2017 : All Canadians should have access to a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is making historic investments toward improving the condition of housing in First Nation communities, reducing overcrowding, and increasing health and safety.

  • Wounded Veterans Ride Together and Forge New Path to Recovery with Wounded Warrior Project
    MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 18, 2017 : Marine Corps veteran and wounded warrior Greg Padilla was on the last stretch of road before the last stop of the day when he opened up about his experiences on a bicycle over the last two days.

  • Minister MacAulay Announces Appointment to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal
    OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2017 : Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today the appointment of Genevieve Parent as a part-time member of the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. The appointment is for a three-year term.