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Board of South Africa's PPC rejects Fairfax offer

South African cement producer PPC said on Wednesday its independent board would not recommend Canadian firm Fairfax Africa Investments' partial offer to shareholders, considering it neither "fair" nor "reasonable".


Jeff Sessions orders review of gun background check system

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun buyers, after a man who killed 26 people in a Texas church was left off the system despite having a criminal record.