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Pak receives India's response on 'Humanitarian offer' for Jadhav
Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov 18 : Pakistan on Saturday confirmed that India's response to Pakistan's 'Humanitarian offer' for former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was received and is being considered. Read Full Story

Official poster of 'A Wrinkle in time' is out!
Los Angeles, November 18 : Sci-fi fans, here is some good news for you! Read Full Story

China endorses Pak party's stand on PoK dam
Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov.18 : The Balawaristan National Front (BNF) has appreciated China's decision on placing conditions, including ownership of the mega project Diamar-Bhasha Dam in the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) on the Indus River in Gilgit-Baltistan. Read Full Story

Owning a dog may add years to your life
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 18 : Dog owners have a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease or other causes, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

A family that walks together, stays together
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 18 : Strengthening the family bond is as easy as spending time outside in nature, even just a 20-minute walk, together, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Could this be the new G-spot?
London [UK], Nov 18 : Turns out, there's a little-known region that could be the key to making her climax. Read Full Story

Here's why Katy Perry is 'banned indefinitely' from China
New York [USA], Nov 18 : The problems don't seem to be letting up for the upcoming Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai as it has reportedly lost another big name. Read Full Story

The faster you eat, the more kilos you gain?
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 18 : Are you wondering why your waistline is expanding? Don't watch what you eat; watch how you eat. Read Full Story

Hariri arrives in France for talks with President Macron
Paris [France], Nov 18 : Saad Hariri, who recently sparked a crisis by resigning as Lebanese prime minister, has arrived in France to hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. Read Full Story

Awami League to celebrate Mujibur Rehman's March 7, 1971 speech
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov.18 : Bangladesh's ruling Awami League is holding a public rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka to celebrate and give recognition to the historic March 7, 1971 speech of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage. Read Full Story

17-kilograms gold recovered from Nepal-China's trade route
Kathmandu [Nepal], Nov.18 : Seventeen kilograms of gold on Saturday was confiscated from Nepal-China's only operational trade route. Read Full Story

Protesting Zimbabweans to seek Mugabe's exit
Harare [Zimbabwe], Nov.18 : Zimbabweans are expected to take to the streets across the country on Saturday to demand the ouster of incarcerated President Robert Mugabe. Read Full Story

Five bullet-riddled bodies found close to Balochistan's Turbat area
Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov.18 : Five bullet-riddled bodies have reportedly been found close to Balochistan's Turbat area. Read Full Story

US Congress approves bill delinking Haqqani Network from LeT
Washington [United States], Nov.18 : The United States Congress has passed a bill that requires Pakistan to work with its security forces and the Afghanistan Army to delink the Haqqani (terror) Network from the Lashkar-e-Taiba out (LeT). Read Full Story

Pak Finance Minister Dar may be asked to resign?
Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov.18 : Former Pakistan primemminister Nawaz Sharif has reportedly given the green signal to the PML-N government to replace Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Read Full Story

Sharif, four relatives to be put soon on Exit Control List
Lahore [Pakistan], Nov.18 : The Lahore unit of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has reportedly started the process for placing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and four of his relatives on the Exit Control List (ECL). Read Full Story

Sexual harassment at work ups risk of anxiety, depression in women
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 17 : A study has recently revealed that women who experience sexual harassment at work are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression, eating disorders and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read Full Story

Massive anti-Pakistan protests held across Gilgit Baltistan
Skardu (Gilgit Baltistan) [Pakistan], Nov. 18 : Economic activities in Gilgit Baltistan have come to a standstill after the entire region observed shutter down protest against illegal taxation. Read Full Story

Baloch leader Mehran Marri to drag Swiss authorities to court for his detention
Zurich [Switzerland], Nov 18 :Mehran Marri, a prominent leader of the Balochistan struggle, who was detained by the Swiss authorities at the Zurich airport has been released. Read Full Story

Baloch delegates urge Canadian Govt. to help stop genocide in Balochistan
Vancouver [Canada], November 18 : A Baloch delegation under the leadership of Professor Naela Quadri Baloch has urged the Canadian Government to help stop genocide in Balochistan. Read Full Story

ISIS car bomb kills 20 in Syria
Deir Ezzor [Syria] November 18 : At least 20 displaced people were killed and 30 others were injured in a car bomb attack carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Friday in eastern Syria's Deir Ezzor province. Read Full Story

Trump now paying his own legal bills
Washington D.C. [United States], November 18 : United States President Donald Trump has begun paying his legal bills related to the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign out of his own pocket. Read Full Story

Lebanon's Saad Hariri to leave Saudi Arabia
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Nov 18 : Saad Hariri, who recently sparked a crisis by resigning as Lebanese prime minister, has denied claims that he is being held hostage in Saudi Arabia and said that he was on the way to the airport. Read Full Story

US Vice President, Afghan CEO discuss Afghanistan's political situation
Washington D.C. [United States], November 18 : United States Vice President Mike Pence met Afghanistan Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah at the White House on Friday. Read Full Story

Argentine submarine with 44 aboard goes missing
Buenos Aires [Argentina], November 18 : An Argentine submarine with 44 crew members on board has gone missing off the country's Atlantic coast. Read Full Story

Ed Sheeran arrives in Mumbai two days before Divide gig
New Delhi , Nov 18 : Amid heavy security and much fanfare, Ed Sheeran landed in Mumbai today for his Sunday gig. Read Full Story

Nepal remembers Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Kathmandu [Nepal], November 17 : Nepal on Friday remembered India's first Education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad to celebrate the National Education Day. Read Full Story

Three scholars awarded Japan's highest private award
Kyoto [Japan], November 17 : Three scholars have been awarded Japan's highest private award for global achievement called the Kyoto Prize, in recognition of their great achievements in the fields of advanced technology, basic science, and arts, respectively. Read Full Story

ConcertoHealth Chosen by Seattle Primary Care Innovation Elective for Citywide Training Program
IRVINE, Calif: ConcertoHealth, the leading provider of specialized primary care and supporting clinical services for vulnerable, frail and elderly patients, was selected for the Seattle Primary Care Innovation Elective, a four-week course that trains medical residents in primary care innovation and leadership. Read Full Story

Prolacta Bioscience Supports Prematurity Awareness Month with New Educational Resources for Parents of Preemies
DUARTE, Calif: In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month, Prolacta Bioscience, the pioneer in human milk-based neonatal nutritional products for premature infants, has released new educational resources for parents of extremely premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), on the benefits of human milk fortifier made from 100 percent human milk instead of cow milk. Read Full Story

New FAU Advising Program Supports Foster Care And Homeless Students
BOCA RATON, Fla: Less than 3 percent of youth raised in foster care graduate from a four-year college. This startling statistic from the National Foster Youth Institute has led Florida Atlantic University's University Advising Services (UAS) to launch "Educate Tomorrow," a new academic advising program that will support foster and homeless youth on a Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) or homeless (HL) waiver at FAU. The program is the first of its kind in Palm Beach County and the third in Florida. Read Full Story

Old Navy to give USD 1 to Boys and Girls Clubs for every USD 1 Cozy Sock purchased on Black Friday, up to USD 1 million
SAN FRANCISCO: Old Navy is putting the yay in HoliYAY this shopping season with an opportunity to give back while stocking up, extended Black Friday deals and a line-up of family-fun store events for kids ages 1 to 100. Read Full Story

AAA And Keolis Launch Nation's First Public Self-Driving Shuttle In Downtown Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS: AAA, in partnership with Keolis, just brought the future of transportation to America and now the century-old auto club wants to hear from you. Read Full Story

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway Announces New Hemp-Based SuperGreens
SAN DIEGO: Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that subsidiary Kannaway, LLC, the first hemp lifestyle network to offer cannabidiol (CBD) hemp botanical products, has introduced Kannaway SuperGreens, a brand new way to take advantage of hemp's nutritional benefits. Read Full Story

Remodelista Launches New The Organized Home Website
COSTA MESA, Calif: Happy Money, the leading financial company innovating at the intersection of psychology and money to help people live happier lives, today announced the launch of Joy - a new iOS app that changes the way people think about, spend and save money through a personalized experience shaped by an individual's psychology and financial behaviors. Read Full Story

Global Smoking Cessation Drugs Market Forecast 2017-2027
LONDON: The global smoking cessation drugs market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.9pc in the first half of the forecast period. In 2016, the non-nicotine pharmacotherapy submarket held 56.2pc of the global smoking cessation drugs market. Read Full Story

Trump's China trip: 'Unconventional' president, convention of ties
BEIJING: A news report by on U.S.President Donald Trump's first state visit to China: Read Full Story

Shopify Founder and CEO joins industry leaders shaping Canada's future economic growth
OTTAWA: Six industry leaders are being tasked with guiding the Government of Canada's efforts to ensure middle-class Canadians have access to well-paying jobs today and in the future. The six leaders will chair the government's Economic Strategy Tables, which represent high-growth industries. Read Full Story

San Francisco Businesses Rank Second Most Optimistic in the World About Their City's Digital Environment
SAN FRANCISCO: The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released a global research project commissioned by Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, which assesses the confidence of business executives in their city's environment and its conduciveness to supporting the digital ambitions of companies. Read Full Story

SONIFI Health to Deliver OpenPlacement Care Transition Information
LOS ANGELES: SONIFI Health and OpenPlacement announced their partnership to make care transition easier for SONIFI Health customers using OpenPlacement's Patient Choice platform. This partnership connects patients and care providers with the information they need to simplify the care transition process for all. Read Full Story

Banfield Pet Hospital Announces Debt Relief Program For Veterinarians
VANCOUVER, Wash: Banfield Pet Hospital today unveiled the Banfield Veterinary Student Debt Relief Pilot Program. Marking the latest development in the practice's commitment to supporting its associates' financial well-being, Banfield is set to launch a new debt-relief program for its veterinarians in December 2017. Read Full Story

SunTrust Holiday Survey: Majority of Americans Would Give Up Gifts for Gatherings
ATLANTA: Nearly 7 in 10 Americans (69 percent) said they would skip exchanging gifts this holiday season if their friends and family agreed to it, according to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI). Read Full Story

Christmas just got a lot easier as Treemote makes its U.S. debut
NEW YORK: "Everyone loves Treemote," says Martin Schenk, the inventor behind this wireless, Christmas tree-shaped remote that can control holiday lights up to 80 feet away. With the simple press of a button, it eliminates the hassle of crawling behind or under the Christmas tree, or other holiday decorated areas. Read Full Story

Aloha State of Mind: Hawaiian Travelers are Some of The Happiest in the Nation
SAN FRANCISCO: New data released by TripIt from Concur, the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app, reveals some interesting insights about what makes a happy flyer. Read Full Story

GJS Announces the Launch of The World's First FPS Battle Robot; Leverages Visual Recognition Technology
SHENZHEN, China: GEIO, the world's first FPS battle robot is landing on Kickstarter on November 8, 2017. The GEIO features auto-tracking and a variety of gameplay modes, making it the best battle robot at the consumer price range. Read Full Story

CircusTalk Turns Spotlight On A Changing Industry
NEW YORK: Could circus be the next career move for you? CircusTalk is the first online professional business-to-business social media platform for the international circus community, uniting this 250-year old industry by helping its members connect and find opportunities. Read Full Story

Safi Kilima Tanzanite's Debuts 2018 Cruise Ad Campaign
NEW YORK: Safi Kilima Tanzanite, an exclusive brand within the Diamonds International's portfolio, unveiled their new 2018 Caribbean ad campaign featuring a fresh take on an iconic brand that is currently celebrating 50 years of one of the rarest gemstone in the world, tanzanite. Read Full Story

Canopy Growth and Delta 9 applaud Manitoba Cannabis plan
WINNIPEG and SMITH FALLS, ON: Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (Canopy Growth) and Delta 9 Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V: NINE) ("Delta 9" or together, the "Companies") applaud the framework today announced by the Province of Manitoba regarding adult-use cannabis production, distribution, and retail. Read Full Story

My Eyelab Announces Multi-unit Agreement in Miami
PALM SPRINGS, Fla: My Eyelab (, one of the fastest growing retail optical centers in the nation, announced today the signing of a four-location, multi-unit franchise deal expanding operations across the Miami metro area. Read Full Story

New Book Gives Healthcare Administrators and Practice Owners Control Over Staffing and Fiscally-smart Practice Structures for NPs and PAs
PHOENIX, Md: Most medical practice management literature addresses practice structure and profitability as it relates to physicians. The role of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) has evolved significantly over the past several years but most practices are not set up to take full advantage of their potential. Read Full Story

SafeNet Consulting Named Finalist for 18th Annual Tekne Awards
MINNETONKA, Minn: The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named SafeNet Consulting as a finalist in the Software - Small and Growing Companies category for the 2017 Tekne Awards, which will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, November 15. The Tekne Awards honor Minnesota companies and individuals who have shown superior technology innovation and leadership. Read Full Story

Shawn Kolodny Presents Fake Fulfillment Center, a Solo Exhibition for Art Basel Miami Beach 2017
MIAMI: New York-based artist Shawn Kolodny has announced the debut of his provocative and immersive solo exhibition Fake Fulfillment Center, popping up in Miami for the 2017 iteration of Art Basel Miami Beach. Fake Fulfillment Center will officially open at the Boulan South Beach at 220 21st St, on Wednesday, December 6th and remain open through Sunday, December 10th. Read Full Story

McCann Awarded Best of Show at ANA's 2017 Multicultural Awards for Mastercard's 'Restroom for All' at NY Pride Parade NEW YORK: McCann announces that McCann XBC, its dedicated client unit for Mastercard, was awarded Best of Show at the Associatio
The campaign, created for Mastercard's 'Restroom for All', a restroom open to people from all backgrounds and sexual orientation, debuted at the 2016 NY Pride parade. Read Full Story

KidSpirit, Cross-Cultural Youth-Led Platform, Celebrates Its First Decade
NEW YORK: At a time when our interconnected world seems more divided and estranged than ever, it is crucial that we find ways to build bridges of understanding and authentic community. Read Full Story

Bl-Awesome! Hair and Headwear Accessories are Back and Better than Ever
SANTA BARBARA, Calif: Noa Harrel, creator of the Bl-Awesome! line of hair and headwear accessories, is bringing you the newest twist on hair fashion. The patented single twist technology of the Bl-Awesome! hair tie (scrunchie) provides the ultimate in comfort, function and beauty. Read Full Story

Kaleidoscope Reviews Launches to Promote Film Critics of Color
BOSTON: Gil Robertson, the President of the African American Film Critics Association, today announced the launch of Kaleidoscope Reviews, a project to promote diversity among film and television critics. Read Full Story

Beerhead Bar and Eatery Debuts Fresh Design at Vernon Hills Legacy Location
VERNON HILLS, Ill: The American craft beer bar franchise, Beerhead Bar and Eatery has recently debuted an updated concept design at is legacy location at 1270 South Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills. Read Full Story

A Classic Homes Southern Wedding
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C: Under a canopy of live oaks and amid family and friends, Emily Berger and Jeremy Caldwell exchanged vows on October 1, 2017 in what has been described as one of the South's most beautiful weddings. Read Full Story

The 2017 Winner of Launching Las Vegas Has Been Announced
LAS VEGAS: Dr. Samir Pancholi and the Launching Las Vegas Committee are proud to announce the winner of the third annual Launching Las Vegas award, Wedspire. Launching Las Vegas was created in 2015 to celebrate those who work hard to build up Vegas and support our community. The annual contest has awarded USD 2,500 to local businesses since its inception. Read Full Story

Nation's Largest Online Backpack Retailer Launches "We've Got Your Back" Charitable Campaign
POMPANO BEACH, Fla:, the nation's leading online backpack retailer today announced the launch of a year-long charitable commitment to help collect and donate funding and other resources to members of the community. Read Full Story

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