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President Trump makes historic visit to North Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (Photo)

July 1, 2019 Foreign 0

President Donald Trump on Sunday shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they met at the demilitarized zone that has divided the Korean peninsula for 66 years. After shaking hands with Kim over the line that marks where their two countries and their allies fought each other …

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Three pupils struck dead by lightning in Uganda

Three pupils were on Wednesday struck dead by lightning in Kibaale District, western Uganda. Police and residents identified the deceased as Robert Zabayo, a 14-year-old pupil at Kisalizi primary school, his brother Mbabazi Marina, 6 and a friend Moses Alinaitwe, 10. Zabayo and Mbabazi were children of Obed Byomugisa while …

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21-year-old student killed by three sharks while on holiday in the Bahamas with her family

Jordan Lindsey, a 21-year-old student was killed by three sharks while on holiday in the Bahamas with her family.   Late Jordan was snorkelling (the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask) at the time and reportedly couldn’t hear warnings from her …

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Joe Biden ahead of Trump in presidential polls

If poll numbers are to be believed, Trump could be on his way out of the White House.  According to a new Fox News Poll released Sunday morning, Democratic Party candidate, Joe Biden is leading the president by 10 percentage points.  In the national poll, Biden earned 49 per cent support from registered …

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Fire rips through newly built block of flats in east London

A huge fire has ripped through a newly built block of flats in east London and about 10 firefighters are battling to put out the fire. The fire broke out on De Pass Gardens in Barking on Sunday afternoon June 9th. Videos from the scene shows the building engulfed from the ground to …

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R․ Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new sex crime charges

R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty today in a Chicago courtroom to 11 new felony sex crime charges. The charges were a refiling of one of the four cases of alleged abuse that prosecutors lodged against the singer earlier this year.  A grand jury last week increased the felony counts …

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Longtime US senator, Thad Cochran dies at 81

Former US senator, Thad Cochran, a soft-spoken but powerful Republican who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than four decades has died today at the age of 81. His longtime spokesman Chris Gallegos said “Cochran’s family extends its gratitude for the support shown to the senator by Mississippians over the years”. A …

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Meghan Markle’s brother reveals he’s now homeless and blames this on the “spotlight” his sister’s royal marriage placed on him

Meghan Markle’s half brother, Thomas Markle Jr has revealed he’s now homeless and he blames this on Meghan and Harry’s relationship which he said put him in the spotlight. The 53-year-old said for the past two months he’s been living in a hotel room in Oregon with fiance Darlene, her son …

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Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford Degree after global backlash over proposal to kill homosexuals by stoning them to death

The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree he received from the University of Oxford in England after global backlash targeted at him over his proposal to punish people who engage in same-sex relations with death penalty. After sparking outrage over the harsh laws he announced in April, stipulating that gay sex and …

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Organisers of Ghana Music Awards ban Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy Indefinitely, strip them off the awards they won

Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy have been banned Indefinitely from the annual Ghana Music Awards. The ban was announced at a press conference the organizers of the awards held on Thursday in Accra to brief the press about the outcome organizers have taken.  Announcing the sanctions for the two dancehall artistes, …

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