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After ban on screening Indian films, Pakistan goes after its adverts & Bollywood merchandise

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Pakistan has just upped the ante in its crusade against India’s cultural influence, banning Indian ads and sales of Bollywood films on CDs. Some compact disc shops in Islamabad have already been raided by police. Airing Indian advertisements or ads featuring Indian actors or characters on electronic media is now illegal in Pakistan, according to Read More

Orca Exploration Announces Completion of its Q2 2019 Interim Filings

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TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company“) announces that it has filed its condensed consolidated interim financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2019 with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. During Q2 2019 the Read More

‘Something dark & nefarious’: Google insider leaks docs revealing search engine ‘blacklist’

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Google appears to have maintained a ‘blacklist’ for dozens of websites on one of its mobile apps, as well as a ‘fringe ranking’ system that scored sites for “quality,” according to documents leaked by a company insider. Published on Wednesday in a report by conservative transparency group Project Veritas, the documents appear to include hundreds Read More

Macy’s shares sink as discounts to clear inventory hurt, tourism drops

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(Reuters) – Macy’s Inc (M.N) cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted merchandise heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down as much as 18%. FILE PHOTO: The Macy’s logo is pictured on the side of Read More

Macy’s sinks as poor spring season hits profit

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(Reuters) – Macy’s Inc (M.N) slashed its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted merchandise heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down 17%. FILE PHOTO: The Macy’s logo is pictured on the side of a building in Read More

‘Can’t imagine why’: Trump has no idea why anyone would relate Hong Kong protests to US meddling

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For the life of him, US President Donald Trump can’t explain why critics would associate Washington with Hong Kong’s unrest, expressing bewilderment in a tweet just before sounding the alarm about a Chinese invasion of the city. In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, the president observed: “Many are blaming me, and the United States, for Read More

‘Accidents happen, unfortunately’: Kremlin comments on fatal test of ‘Skyfall’ missile

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The five nuclear scientists who died during an explosion at a secret military range in northern Russia are heroes, the Kremlin said, without confirming US speculation the mishap was related to Russia’s hypersonic missile program. “Accidents, unfortunately, happen. They are tragic,” Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday. “It is important Read More

Aramco remains world’s most profitable company even as oil falls

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By Matthew Martin on 8/13/2019 DUBAI (Bloomberg) – Saudi Aramco showed Monday it’s still the world’s most profitable company — and paid out almost all its net income in dividends — despite the dwindling price of oil. Profit slid 12% to $46.9 billion in the first six months of 2019, the state-owned energy giant said Read More

Flooding Persian Gulf with weapons turns it into ‘matchbox ready to ignite’ – Zarif

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The US and their allies are damaging security in the Persian Gulf by “flooding” the region with arms, and sending a US-led naval force there will make the situation worse, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. US foreign policy undermines the security of the countries around the Persian Gulf, Zarif said on Monday during Read More

Saudi Aramco’s first-half net income falls 12% on lower oil prices

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DUBAI (Reuters) – Top oil producer Saudi Aramco maintained its position as the world’s most profitable company on Monday even as it reported a 12% drop in first-half net income to $46.9 billion due to lower oil prices. FILE PHOTO: An Aramco employee walks near an oil tank at Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery Read More