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Seven Bodies Of Migrants On Capsized Boat Found Off Italy

  Rescue authorities found the bodies of seven migrants, including five women, after their boat capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa, coastguard officials said Sunday. A patrol boat recovered the bodies of three of the women and customs workers found two more washed ashore after a vessel with some 150 people aboard went down … Continue reading Seven Bodies Of Migrants On Capsized Boat Found Off Italy

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Business Mogul Bloomberg Joins Race For 2020 US Presidency

  A hyper-industrious billionaire, a three-term mayor of New York and a climate change activist, Michael Bloomberg is now eyeing one last prize: the US presidency.  The 77-year-old giant of the financial world officially announced that he was joining the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination Sunday, but he has some catching up to do. … Continue reading Business Mogul Bloomberg Joins Race For 2020 US Presidency

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Johnson Unveils Manifesto For Brexit Britain

  Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Sunday to take Britain out of the EU by January 31 then set about reinvigorating public services, as he launched his Conservative Party’s general election manifesto. Having taken over a minority administration in July and been unable to speed his EU divorce deal through parliament, Johnson is seeking a … Continue reading Johnson Unveils Manifesto For Brexit Britain

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A Decade Of Plane Crashes In Residential Areas That Shook The World

  A recap of the main plane crashes over the last decade in densely populated zones, after a small plane crashed into an area in the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, killing 23 people. July 30, 2019: At least 18 people are killed when a small military plane crashes into … Continue reading A Decade Of Plane Crashes In Residential Areas That Shook The World

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Foreign National Killed As UN Vehicle Hit In Kabul Blast

  A foreign national was killed and at least five other people wounded in a grenade attack on a United Nations vehicle in Kabul on Sunday, an Afghan official said. The attack happened on a road frequently used by UN traffic shuttling workers between central Kabul and a large UN compound on the outskirts of … Continue reading Foreign National Killed As UN Vehicle Hit In Kabul Blast

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‘I Won’t Make The Mistake Of Running For Third Term’ – The Week In Quotes

  In the course of the passing week, the Nigerian media space has been filed with reports stemming from the elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.  However, beyond the elections, the world has witnessed various striking events including but not limited to the exit of Pochettino and the emergence of Mourinho as coach of the … Continue reading ‘I Won’t Make The Mistake Of Running For Third Term’ – The Week In Quotes

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US Navy Defies Trump, Proceeds In Effort To Expel SEAL

  The US Navy will proceed in its effort to oust a member of its elite SEAL commando unit, an official said Saturday, defying the wishes of President Donald Trump. Edward Gallagher had been accused of war crimes in a high-profile case but was found guilty only of a lesser offense. On November 15, Trump … Continue reading US Navy Defies Trump, Proceeds In Effort To Expel SEAL

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Pope Slams Nuclear Deterrent, ‘Unspeakable Horror’ Of Nagasaki

  Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent, and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb. In a highly symbolic visit to the Japanese city devastated by the nuclear attack in August 1945, Francis said nuclear weapons were “not the … Continue reading Pope Slams Nuclear Deterrent, ‘Unspeakable Horror’ Of Nagasaki

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Wilder KOs Ortiz to Retain WBC Heavyweight Title

  Unbeaten Deontay Wilder landed a devastating right hand to knock out Luis Ortiz in the seventh round and retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight title. The 34-year-old Wilder remains on course to achieve his goal of unifying all four heavyweight belts despite being largely outboxed by Ortiz before the explosive one-punch finish at the … Continue reading Wilder KOs Ortiz to Retain WBC Heavyweight Title

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Updated: Plane Crash Kills 29 At DR Congo City

  At least 29 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed after takeoff into a densely populated area of the city of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. A survivor among the 19 people — 17 passengers and two crew members — who were aboard the plane was taken to hospital … Continue reading Updated: Plane Crash Kills 29 At DR Congo City

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