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Two-headed turtle discovered in Malaysia

Conservationists have been quite fascinated after discovering a two-headed turtle on Mabul Island, off the Malaysian part of Borneo. The two-headed turtle which only survived a few days after being discovered, was found in a nest alongside more than 90 other recently hatched green turtles on July 15. Speaking on the discovery, David McCann, …

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Again, US lawmaker Al-Green files impeachment notice against President Trump

US lawmaker Al Green on Tuesday filed articles of impeachment against President Trump under a process that will force a House floor vote by the end of this week.   Green introduced his articles of impeachment after the House passed a resolution largely along party lines condemning Trump for suggesting that four …

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‘If you hate our country or if you are not happy here you can leave’ – US President Trump says

With the ongoing nationwide raids by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement to arrest and deport “thousands” of undocumented immigrants, President Donald Trump has said those who are not happy or hate his country can leave. He wrote in a tweet: ‘Our Country is Free, Beautiful and Very Successful. If …

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French Minister Francois de Rugy resigns over Luxury Dinners scandal

France’s Environment Minister Francois de Rugy, resigned on Tuesday, days after being accused of extravagant spending, including luxury dinners while he was speaker of parliament.  The French minister had in the last few days been enmeshed in luxury dinners scandal, which local media said had little connection to his function and were essentially social gatherings hosted …

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Zambian President sacks finance minister, Margaret Mwanakatwe

Zambian President, Edgar Lungu has sacked Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe, his office said in a statement on Monday. Bwalya Ng’andu, central bank deputy governor, will take over as finance minister, the statement stated.   However, the statement did not give any reasons why she was sacked. The Zambian leader, however, …

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Armed man dies after attacking an immigration detention center in US

An armed man who attacked an immigration detention centre in the US city of Tacoma died after police officers opened fire on him.   Police arrived at the Northwest Detention Center early on Saturday after an employee reported that a man, armed with a rifle, was throwing “incendiary devices” at …

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Shi’ite protests: US embassy issues travel advisory, asks citizens to avoid Lagos and Abuja crowds

The United States Government says it has received reports that members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria are set to hold protests across the country and has therefore, advised the US citizens to avoid large crowds, including in the Federal Capital, Abuja, and Lagos.  The US Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria …

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French police arrests 21 people following protest by hundreds of African migrants

French police on Saturday detained 21 African migrants who surged into the Pantheon in Paris to push their claims for regularised status.   The 21 will be held pending an investigation into potentially “violating legislation on foreigners,” the local prefecture said. One demonstrator was also detained on a charge of …

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Jay-Z joins cannabis company as ‘Chief Brand Strategist’

Billionaire rapper, entrepreneur and philanthropist Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter will serve as the chief brand strategist for Caliva, a California company. “Anything I do, I want to do correctly and at the highest level. With all the potential in the cannabis industry, Caliva’s expertise and ethos makes them the best partner for this endeavor” Jay-Z …

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Michelle Obama pens down touching tribute to Cameron Boyce

Michelle Obama is remembering Cameron Boyce, and the former US First Lady has already penned down a touching tribute to him.  Sharing a throwback photo with the late Disney star on a movie project at the White House, Michelle said it was enough time to recognize Boyce’s ‘incredible talent’ and ‘incredible heart’.  …

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