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Steyn stars on return, Tahir grabs six wickets in South Africa romp


October 3, 2018

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa: Dale Steyn made a triumphant return to one-day international cricket, starring with bat and ball as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 120 runs in the second one-day international at the Mangaung Oval on Wednesday. Playing in his first ODI in two years, Steyn top-scored with a career-best 60 in a South African total of 198, then took …

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PPP, PML-N agree to field joint candidates against PTI in by-elections


October 3, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz –two major opposition parties — have agreed to field their joint candidates against ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in by-elections. In this regard, PPP stalwart Khursheed Shah and PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif held a meeting, later opposition leader in the National Assembly held meeting with MMA chief Maulana Fazlul Rehman. PML-N and PPP leaders …

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Facebook says no sign recent hack spread to other apps


October 3, 2018

San Francisco: Facebook on Tuesday said hackers who stole digital keys to tens of millions of accounts appear not to have tampered with third-party applications linked to the social network. Facebook engineers analyzed logs of outside applications and found no sign of trouble, according to product management vice president Guy Rosen. “That investigation has so far found no evidence that …

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Instagram back up after worldwide outage


October 3, 2018

Facebook Inc’s photo-sharing social network Instagram is back up for some users on Wednesday, after suffering a worldwide outage days after it installed a new head of the app. According to a check by Reuters, the mobile app and the website, which were temporarily down, are back up and users could post pictures and videos on to their feed. Earlier, …

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Einstein´s ‘God letter’ to go on sale for $1mn


October 3, 2018

New York -A handwritten letter from Albert Einstein about his thoughts on God, religion and his search for meaning is to go on sale in New York, valued at up to $1.5 million, Christie´s said Wednesday. Written a year before the legendary physicist died in 1955, his name synonymous with genius, Einstein writes in German from Princeton, New Jersey to …

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NASA skeptical on sabotage theory after mystery ISS leak


October 3, 2018

Washington: NASA expressed doubts Wednesday over a theory floated in Russia that a tiny hole that caused an air leak on the International Space Station was the result of sabotage. The breach detected on August 29-30 in a Russian space craft docked at the orbiting station was not the result of a manufacturing defect, according to the Russian space agency, …

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Better health facilities top govt’s priorities: Afridi


October 3, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi Tuesday visited Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) and reviewed facilities being extended to patients suffering from different diseases including dengue. Speaking on this occasion, he said the provision of basic health facilities to people was being accorded priority and directed the hospital administration to ensure the best health facilities with …

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Disappeared China star Fan ordered to pay $129m over taxes


October 3, 2018

BEIJING: Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay more than $129 million in taxes and fines, state media said Wednesday, months after the once ubiquitous celebrity disappeared from the public eye. The 36-year-old actress, model and producer has been a household name in China for years and tasted Hollywood success with a role in the 2014 blockbuster “X-Men: …

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Actress Ruby Rose named ´most dangerous´ celebrity to search online


October 3, 2018

Actress and model Ruby Rose, known for her role in Netflix´s “Orange Is The New Black,” was named the most dangerous celebrity to search for online on Tuesday because of results that could expose fans to malicious websites carrying viruses. Cyber security company McAfee said reality television star Kristin Cavallari came in second place, while actresses Marion Cotillard, Lynda Carter …

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