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Ebola Virus: Kenya Issues Critical Alert

The Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health in Kenya Jackson Kioko released an alert on Ebola Virus following its outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). He said the government has reactivated the rapid response teams for enhanced surveillance and follow-up of travellers with elevated body temperatures. He assured Kenyans that there is no…

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Miss USA 2017: Kara McCullough Crowned As The New Queen

  25-year-old scientist Kara McCullough has been crowned as Miss USA 2017 on Sunday by 2016 winner DeShauna Barber. This is the second year in a row that the winner is emerging from the same state, D.C. District of Columbia. The event was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas and the new queen will go on to represent America…

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Anthony Joshua Will Possibly Fight Klitschko Again

There is the possibility of a rematch between WBA world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in October. Joshua stopped Klitschko at Wembley in April to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown. Reports say October 28 is a potential date for the rematch which might hold at Pricipality Stadium. Wales’…

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39-year Old Emmanuel Macron Sworn in as President of France

  Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore France‘s global standing, as he was officially inaugurated as the country’s youngest president at the age of 39. “My mandate will give the French back the confidence to believe in themselves,” President Macron said at the elaborate Élysée Palace ceremony. He vowed to see the EU “reformed and relaunched” during his time…

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United Airlines Flight Delayed After Scorpion Was Found on a Passenger

A United Airlines flight was delayed Thursday after reports that a scorpion had crawled from a passenger’s clothes. KTLA 5 reports United Flight 1035 from Houston to Quito, Ecuador, was delayed for over three hours as customers were directed to a different plane before taking off. Daniel Dueñas, a passenger, tweeted, “The captain of my flight…

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Facebook Blocks Thailand Users Over Insults to Royal Family

Facebook has blocked access in Thailand to 178 pages with “inappropriate” content, including some containing alleged insults against the royal family, upon the military government’s request, officials said on Thursday. Media Regulator National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) told newsmen that among 309 Facebook pages ordered shut down by a Thai criminal court, 178 of…

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Diddy Sued for Sexual Harassment & Wrongful Termination

American musician Diddy made is being sued by his personal chef on the grounds of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and violation of whistleblower protection. In the documents, obtained by TMZ, the chef; Cindy Rueda says she was “regularly summoned” to serve Diddy and his guests while they “engaged in or immediately following sexual activity.” She also says on at least…

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More Than 100 People Injured as Tanker Explodes in Ghana

More than 100 people sustained various degrees of injury when a gas tanker exploded at a spot near the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) on the Takoradi-Sekondi main road on Monday. The injured, including four firemen,  three Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) officials and a newspaper vendor, were rushed to the Effia-Nkwanta Regional and the…

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US President, Trump Fires FBI Director Over Clinton’s E-mail

James Comey President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey amid the bureau’s investigation into members of the president’s campaign and his former national security adviser. The reason given by Trump was Comey’s adamant position that there was no basis to charge Hillary Clinton over her email investigation. The White House said in a…

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