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Sex Scandal: Pope Approves Leave of Absence for Cardinal Pell

The Vatican has approved a leave of absence for Cardinal George Pell to go and fight charges against him. Pell is charged with sexual offences in Australia. Pell, the Vatican Treasure and considered third highest ranking member of the Catholic Church has denied the charges against him. He vehemently denied the charges adding that Pope…

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“Facebook Community is Now Officially 2 Billion People”, Mark Zuckerberg Announces

Facebook active users have reached two billion monthly, the social platform giant announced on Tuesday. The milestone was reached as founder Mark Zuckerberg highlighted his new mission — not just connecting people, but helping them find common ground. “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people!” Zuckerberg wrote in a post…

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Duke Of Edinburgh, Prince Philip Hospitalized With An Infection

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip has been admitted to the hospital for an infection, a statement from Buckingham Palace confirms. According to the statement about the health of the 96-year-old royal: “The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London two nights ago, as a precautionary measure, for treatment of an infection arising from…

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Mobb Deep Rapper, Prodigy Dies at 42, Days After Performing At a Concert

One half of Mobb Deep, Prodigy has died at  42. The rapper’s publicist confirmed the New York rap legend passed away after being hospitalised “following complications caused by a sickle cell anaemia crisis.” He was in Las Vegas and performed last Saturday night with the Art Of Rap tour. The rapper pictured on stage in New…

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17 Now Confirmed Dead in London Fire Accident

A day after the terrible Grenfell Tower fire, the Metropolitan Police has announced on Twitter that the number of fatalities has risen from the initial 6 to 17. The official twitter account of the Metropolitan Police in the tweet has also said that the number of fatalities may again rise, with 37 people still in the hospital, 17 of them receiving critical…

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Uber Director Resigns After Making Inappropriate Comments About Women

Uber Technologies Inc director David Bonderman said on Tuesday that he has resigned from the company’s board following a remark he made during an Uber staff meeting that was widely seen as offensive to women. Bonderman’s ill-timed remark came during an all-staff meeting Tuesday to discuss of how the ride-services company plans to transform itself following a…

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Zambia Suspends 30 MPs for Snubbing Lungu

Zambia’s parliament has suspended 48 opposition lawmakers for boycotting a speech by President President Edgar Lungu, widening a political rift that has alarmed rights groups. The Parliament’s speaker barred the United Party for National Development (UPND) politicians from taking their seats for 30 days, a move that banned them from the building and stopped their…

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