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RIP Morgan Tsvangirai, the ex-Prime Minister who started change in Zimbabwe

RIP Morgan Tsvangirai, the ex-Prime Minister who started change in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died after a two-year battle with cancer. Their visit was a symbolic gesture, as the governing Zanu-PF party and the military had vilified Tsvang...

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James Beard best chef semifinalists announced

James Beard best chef semifinalists announced

In the Southwest, metro Phoenix chefs earned three nods. The next big date to watch is March 14, when the foundation announces the finalist list. Additionally, Paul and Joe Bartolotta, owners of The...

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CPM leader among seven arrested for kicking pregnant woman in stomach

CPM leader among seven arrested for kicking pregnant woman in stomach

As she started bleeding, she was rushed to the government MCH where she was under treatment for a week. The woman had reportedly called the police 15 minutes before the attack and asked for help.On ...

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Oxfam sex scandal prompts 'disappointed' Tutu to step down as ambassador

Oxfam sex scandal prompts 'disappointed' Tutu to step down as ambassador

Following allegations that the men were paying sex workers, some of whom were alleged to be underage, four men including Mr Singh were sacked and three others, including the country director Roland va...

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Snow This Weekend? It's Possible

Snow This Weekend? It's Possible

Friday night, look for a low of 27 with mostly cloudy skies and a southeast wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour. Sunday should be colder, and rain and snow are likely in the Tri-Cities , according to ...

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Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha reunite in NY

Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha reunite in NY

Crooned by Payal Dev, this romantic number has been penned by Kausar Munir and composed by Sajid-Wajid. Sonakshi Sinha and Salman Khan are all set to re-unite for the upcoming third installment ...

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Kyle Busch 4/1 to win Monster Energy Cup 2/9/18 — NASCAR Odds

Kyle Busch 4/1 to win Monster Energy Cup 2/9/18 — NASCAR Odds

Bowman laid down a lap of 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway at a speed of 195.644 miles per hour. "It's a dream come true just to drive for Hendrick Motorsports ", Bowman said. Earnhardt tw...

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United Kingdom bishops' charity hired ex-Oxfam staffer involved in Haiti sex scandal

United Kingdom bishops' charity hired ex-Oxfam staffer involved in Haiti sex scandal

Aid workers, including the Oxfam country director at the time , Roland van Hauwermeiren, were accused of turning a villa rented by the organisation into a makeshift brothel, with prostitutes wear...

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Outside the Nest: Rebuilding Iraq

Outside the Nest: Rebuilding Iraq

The US$88.2 billion estimate was based on an assessment study by Iraqi and global experts, the planning minister said . Qusay Adulfattah, director-general of Iraq's planning ministry, said Iraq wou...

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Woman suffering from rare disease wakes with British accent

Woman suffering from rare disease wakes with British accent

According to experts in the field, what she's suffering from is a very real thing and not fabricated in the least. Rather than picking up the accent while studying overseas, the mum of seven suffer...

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Intel chief: Russian Federation expected to target U.S. midterms with hacking

Intel chief: Russian Federation expected to target U.S. midterms with hacking

Much of the Committee session focused on the topic of Russian meddling in USA elections and cyber threats posed by Russian agencies and related organizations, however many Senators at the meeting al...

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Bomber gets life in prison for two attacks

Bomber gets life in prison for two attacks

Prosecutors had used a Rahimi diary as evidence that he wanted to be a part of jihad, but in court Tuesday Rahimi didn't take responsibility for the bombing. "Since his arrest, Mr. Rahimi has complete...

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Sean Hannity Has a Demented New Theory About Barack Obama's Official Portrait

Sean Hannity Has a Demented New Theory About Barack Obama's Official Portrait

Wiley and Sherald break boundaries as the first black artists to create official presidential portraits for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery . "What I choose to do is to take people who ...

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S. African President Zuma faces recall

S. African President Zuma faces recall

In his first public remarks since leaders of the African National Congress demanded he step down, Zuma defiantly refused to go and complained the party was trying to rush him out. South Africa's el...

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Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

It said the USA strikes, which reportedly killed about 100 of the attackers, were in self-defence. Syrian regime forces launched a coordinated attack that included about 500 regime troops, 12...

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#Mandela100 heralds new beginning for SA, says hopeful Ramaphosa

#Mandela100 heralds new beginning for SA, says hopeful Ramaphosa

He was addressing a crowd at the Grand Parade in Cape Town on Sunday, where the ANC held a rally to mark Nelson Mandela's centenary. Politically, however, that case never went away: The opposition vow...

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Oxfam sex abuse scandal deepens

Oxfam sex abuse scandal deepens

Groups of young prostitutes were invited to homes and guesthouses paid for by the charity for sex parties, according to one source who claimed to have seen footage of an orgy with sex workers wearing ...

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Canada orders evaluation of helicopter sale to Philippines

Canada orders evaluation of helicopter sale to Philippines

Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has said the helicopters will only be used for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts. Ottawa had raised concerns the choppers would be use...

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Gerald Stanley Not Guilty In Colten Boushie's Death

Gerald Stanley Not Guilty In Colten Boushie's Death

Boushie and four others from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation drove onto Stanley's property on August 9, 2016. During the trial, Stanley said the handgun accidentally had gone off. Both groups say their...

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Hong Kong Bus Crash Kills at Least 18 and Injures Over 60

Hong Kong Bus Crash Kills at Least 18 and Injures Over 60

According to injured passengers, the bus was allegedly going faster than allowed after they had complained that the bus was 10 minutes behind schedule, local media reported . An executive surnamed S...

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Israel strikes 12 Iranian targets in Syria over downed fighter jet

Israel strikes 12 Iranian targets in Syria over downed fighter jet

Iran, along with Russian Federation - which had helped prop up the Assad government - denied that any of its drones had entered Israeli air space or that they had any role in shooting down the Israeli...

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US Senate leaders reach long-term, bipartisan budget deal to avert shutdown

US Senate leaders reach long-term, bipartisan budget deal to avert shutdown

The house voted 240-186 to approve the bill just before dawn, hours after the senate had approved the measure on a 71-28 vote. That effort could delay a Senate vote until 1 a.m. However, the Senate de...

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UK Government Reviewing Cooperation with Oxfam Amid Prostitution Scandal

UK Government Reviewing Cooperation with Oxfam Amid Prostitution Scandal

The use of prostitutes by Oxfam staff in Haiti was described yesterday by Liz Truss, the former justice secretary, as "shocking, sickening and depressing". 'We are now engaged with the charity regar...

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Rachel Brand is stepping down from her Justice Department role

Rachel Brand is stepping down from her Justice Department role

After just nine months in her role, Brand had grown increasingly uncomfortable with Trump's escalating attacks on the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which she and other la...

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Indian PM to visit Wahat al Karama tomorrow

Indian PM to visit Wahat al Karama tomorrow

I thank His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan for facilitating the transit", Mr. Modi tweeted. For this reason, many have accused India of hypocrisy for heavily supporting Israel while falsely ...

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