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Light plane with 9 people aboard reported missing in Papua

A light commercial aircraft with nine people on board was reported missing Saturday in a mountainous region of Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, with officials sending a search party toward a possible crash site

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Last-minute technical problem delays NASA’s flight to sun

A last-minute technical problem Saturday delayed NASA’s unprecedented flight to the sun.

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NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs Sending Clarkson, Korver and Thompson to Heat

The deal reportedly involves Jordan Clarkson, Kyle Korver and Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Hassan Whiteside of the Miami

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Canadian start-up to test hyperloop train

A Canadian company hoping to build what it bills as the future of public transportation will seek permits this week to set up a testing centre in central France for developing super-fast “hyperloop” trains.

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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism

Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador Monday and froze “all new business” with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom’s arrest of women’s rights activists — yet another warning to the West reflecting Riyadh’s newly assertive foreign policy.

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Malaysia shuts down Saudi-backed anti-terrorism center

Malaysia’s new government has shut down a Saudi-backed anti-terrorism center, just over a year after it was launched by the kingdom’s ruling monarch during a visit here last year.

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Dozens shot in Chicago in burst of weekend gun violence

A burst of shootings over the weekend left at least 11 people dead and dozens more wounded in Chicago, the latest evidence of runaway gun violence in the third largest US city.

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Saudi Arabia to relocate students from Canada

Saudi Arabia has suspended scholarships to Canada and will relocate students already there, state media said Monday, after the kingdom abruptly cut ties with Ottawa over criticism of its jailing of rights activists.

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Holcim PH targets 400K beneficiaries of CSR programs by 2020

Building solutions provider Holcim Philippines, Inc. aims to help close to 400,000 people in its communities by 2020 through programs for shelter, infrastructure, education, livelihood, health and safety as part of its social responsibility and sustainability commitments to have a more positive impact on development.

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Rappers in Paris airport brawl to remain in custody for a month

Two of France’s biggest rap stars were on Friday ordered to spend a month in custody after a brawl between them and their entourages delayed flights and forced a partial shutdown of a Paris airport.