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NYC terror attack leaves 8 dead, several injured; suspect’s notes pledged ISIS loyalty

Investigators in New York City were left with a range of questions Tuesday after a driver plowed a pickup truck onto a bike path and into a crowd in Lower Manhattan, killing at least eight people and injuring 11. The suspect, identified as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is originally from Uzbekistan …

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FG Confirms New Case Of Yellow Fever

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a new case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara. Prof. Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, said the Lagos University Teaching Hospital carried out the laboratory diagnosis of the case while the Institute …

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Court Upholds Ex-President Morsi’s Life Sentence

An Egyptian court has upheld a life sentence for ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of harming national security by leaking secret state documents to Qatar while he was in office. Morsi, democratically elected after Egypt’s 2011 revolution, was removed from his position in mid-2013 by a coup led …

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London Attack: London Mayor, PM Speak

Sadiq Khan has condemned “hideous” terrorism after today’s incident on a London Tube, adding: “We will never be defeated.” The London mayor issued his first statement after an incident injured at least 20 people on a packed rush hour train in Parsons Green, west London. Theresa May also speaks. The …

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Halimah Yacob Declared Singapore’s 8th President

Madam Halimah Yacob, 63, became the first woman and first Malay in 47 years to ascend to the highest office, after successfully filing her nomination papers on Wednesday (Sept 13) as the sole eligible candidate for this year’s reserved Presidential Election. She will be officially sworn in as Singapore’s eighth …

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Irma: Six dead at Florida nursing home

Six people at a Florida nursing home that was left without power for days after Hurricane Irma have died. Police evacuated 115 residents on Wednesday from the facility, whose air conditioning was cut by the storm. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said three were found dead at the nursing home …

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Hurricane Irma damage considerable – Frence President, Macron

Hurricane Irma has caused considerable damage on French island territories in the Caribbean, and casualties are expected, France’s president says. The impact of Irma on St Martin and St Barts would be “hard and cruel”, Emmanuel Macron added. Significant damage is also being reported in the Dutch section of Saint …

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Donald Duke’s 2nd Daughter Is Engaged

Another daughter of former Governor of Cross Rivers State, Donald Duke is engaged! Donald Duke’s second daughter, Nella Duke got engaged earlier this month to the Commissioner for Finance, Cross River State, Mr Asuquo Ekpeyoung who is 31. Ekpeyoung, proposed to Nella at a private dinner with friends and family …

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