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New Zealand Mosques Attack Suspect, Tarrant Appears In Court

  The right-wing extremist charged over the horrifying attacks on New Zealand mosques flashed a white power gesture as he appeared in court Saturday; while a shell-shocked community began digging graves for the 49 people he stands accused of slaying. Australia-born 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant stood largely impassive in the dock wearing handcuffs and a white … Continue reading New Zealand Mosques Attack Suspect, Tarrant Appears In Court

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Collation Of Results In Bauchi Elections To Resume March 19, Says INEC

  The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will on March 19, resume the collation of results of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State which had been declared inconclusive. It also said it had approved the appointment of a new Collation/Returning Officer for the LGA to continue and conclude the collation process. … Continue reading Collation Of Results In Bauchi Elections To Resume March 19, Says INEC

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ATP Indian Wells Masters: Nadal Books Semi-Final Showdown With Federer

  Rafael Nadal withstood the challenge of Russian Karen Khachanov to set up a blockbuster semi-final with Roger Federer at the ATP Indian Wells Masters Friday despite a flare-up of right knee trouble that required mid-match treatment. World number two Nadal, the highest seed left in the draw after the early ouster of No. 1 … Continue reading ATP Indian Wells Masters: Nadal Books Semi-Final Showdown With Federer

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Boeing Upgrades Software On Crisis-Hit 737 MAX After Deadly Crash

    Boeing is upgrading the stall prevention software on its 737 MAX, industry sources said Friday, as French investigators scoured black box data from the latest of two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in recent months. The MAX has been grounded worldwide following Sunday’s Ethiopia Airlines disaster that killed all 157 on board, and … Continue reading Boeing Upgrades Software On Crisis-Hit 737 MAX After Deadly Crash

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NAF Graduates 175 Special Forces Personnel Trained By Indigenous Instructors

  As part of its contribution towards boosting internal security operations across the country, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday graduated another batch of Special Forces (SF) personnel. The 175 graduating students of SF Course 4/2019 successfully completed the 10-week rigorous and intensive training in asymmetric warfare at the Regiment Training Centre (RTC), Kaduna, … Continue reading NAF Graduates 175 Special Forces Personnel Trained By Indigenous Instructors

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Federer Breezes Into Indian Wells Semis, Could Face Nadal

  Five-time champion Roger Federer did his part to set up a possible blockbuster semi-final with Rafael Nadal at the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Friday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Hubert Hurkacz. Federer, who can break out of a tie with Novak Djokovic with a record sixth title in the California desert, is … Continue reading Federer Breezes Into Indian Wells Semis, Could Face Nadal

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49 Killed In New Zealand Mosques Attack

  A right-wing extremist armed with semi-automatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch during afternoon prayers Friday, killing 49 worshipers and wounding dozens more. The attack, thought to be the deadliest against Muslims in the West in modern times, was immediately dubbed terrorism by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, … Continue reading 49 Killed In New Zealand Mosques Attack

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