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East Timor to elect new president as oil revenues rapidly run dry

By: Reuters | Dili | Published:March 20, 2017 10:40 am Supporters of presidential candidate Antonio da Conceicao from the Democratic Party cheer at a campaign rally ahead of next week’s elections in Tasi Tolu, Dili, East Timor. (Source: Reuters) East Timorese flocked to political rallies on the final day of …

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March Madness Meme: Crying Northwestern Kid

About Crying Northwestern Kid is a nickname given to a young fan of the Northwestern Wildcats men’s basketball team who broke into tears after a foul was called on the Wildcats during the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament match against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in March 2017. Origin On March …

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Facebook may showcase next-gen hardware products in April: Report

By: IANS | San Francisco | Published:March 20, 2017 9:58 am Facebook is reportedly foraying into consumer hardware products that may involve next-gen cameras, augmented reality (AR) devices, drones and even a brain scanning technology.(Image Source: Reuters) In a fresh bid to take on rivals like Apple, Google and Snap, …

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HS Prannoy sails into quarters

Next Basel (Switzerland): Defending champ HS Prannoy eked out a thrilling win over China’s Qiao Bin to advance to the quarter-finals of the Swiss Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament, here yesterday. The fifth seeded, who had a 3-1 head-to-head record against his opponent, staved off a challenge from the 10th …

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Oboe to star in Noosa Orchestra concert series

NOOSA Orchestra will showcase the stunning beauty of the oboe with guest artist Frances Brodie and Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D Minor for its first 2017 concert series. Frances joins the orchestra from Brisbane Symphony. And while improvements in sound quality have been amazing, it only takes a visit to …

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Amitabh Bachchan grieves the death of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father

Amitabh Bachchan Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has mourned the death of his daughter-in-law and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father Krishnaraj Rai. “Death has but one end… And words cannot define it,” Amitabh tweeted on Saturday night. The 74-year-old thespian also greived about the loss on his blog. He wrote: “Glimpses of …

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Google to revamp ad policies after UK, big brands boycott

By: Bloomberg | Updated: March 18, 2017 12:56 pm Google made .8 billion in advertising revenue in the UK in 2016, accounting for 8.6 percent of the company’s total sales. (Source: Bloomberg) Google, the primary revenue driver for Alphabet Inc., announced changes to its advertising policies after major brands pulled …

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Dawson shoots Gunners

PrevNext Craig’s brace piles pressure on under-fire Wenger as Arsenal suffer 1-3 loss against West Brom West Brom’s Craig Dawson heads to score his second goal during the EPL match against Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on Saturday. Pics/GETTY IMAGES West Bromwich: Craig Dawson’s double piled more pressure …

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REVIEW: My Fair Lady is one loverly show

MY FAIR Lady is a loverly night out at the theatre that’s well worth the trek to Brisbane. This faithful recreation of Lerner and Loewe’s original Broadway show, directed by the original Eliza Doolittle herself Dame Julie Andrews, is a visual feast full of cleverly designed sets and lavish costumes. …

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