Category Archives: Around The World

Wayne Rooney Retires From International Football

Manchester United and England‘s all-time leading scorer Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from international football after turning down the chance to be part of the England squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers. The Everton striker, 31, was asked by national coach Gareth Southgate to be involved in the games against Malta and Slovakia in the coming weeks but he…

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Solar Eclipse: Millions of Americans Excited Over First Coast-to-Coast Total Solar Eclipse in US

Millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras as the moon blacked out the sun on Monday in Oregon, the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States. After weeks of anticipation, the sight of the moon’s silhouette passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but…

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Barcelona Terror Attack: 13 Dead, 50 Injured As Van Ploughs Into Las Ramblas Crowd

At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured on Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowd on Las Ramblas regarded as Barcelona’s most popular and busiest street. The Catalan police said they had arrested one suspect in what is regarded as a “terror attack”, and denied earlier reports that the perpetrator was…

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Birmingham: Onazi Denied Work Permit to Play for Championship Side

Birmingham’s move for Trabzonspor midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is off after the Nigeria international was denied a work permit, according to Sky sources. Manager Harry Redknapp had hoped to make the 24-year-old his sixth signing of the summer transfer window and revealed last week that a deal was close. However, Sky Sports News understands the Football Association rejected…

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Sierra Leone Mudslide: Desperate Hunt for 600 Missing People Still On| #PrayForSierraLeone

The hunt for survivors of the deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone continued Tuesday as the official death toll rose to 245, with numbers expected to grow and hundreds still missing. “More bodies have been discovered. The number rose from 205 to 245, the search continued this morning, and we expect that number to rise,” Abu Bakarr, spokesman…

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Trump Says Both Sides Are to Blame Amid Charlottesville Backlash

President Donald Trump, in a staggering, impromptu news conference in New York on Tuesday, blamed the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend on both sides of the conflict — equating the white supremacists on one side with the “alt-left” on the other side — after his top White House aides spent days trying to…

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Grace Mugabe Nowhere To Be Found After Assault On Lady Found In Sons’ Hotel Room

Grace Mugabe, 52, the wife of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has allegedly gone into hiding after she was accused of assaulting a 20 year-old model, Gabriella Engels with an extension cord. This is contrary to an earlier report that she handed herself over to the police over allegations of physical assault on Engels, who she met at a hotel where…

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#PrayforSierraLeone! Mudslide Kills 312 in Sierra Leone (Update)

No fewer than 312 people have lost their lives to a mudslide on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone capital. According to the local Red Cross Spokesman, Patrick Massaquoi, the toll could rise further as his team continued to survey disaster areas in Freetown, where heavy rains have caused homes to disappear under water and triggered…

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Protesters Display Trump-Like Inflatable Rat In New York

Thousands of protesters lined New York streets as Donald Trump returned to the Trump Tower in the city for the first time since he was elected President. According to the New York Times, Trump arrived New York by helicopter, before riding in the presidential limousine to the Trump Tower. “Shame. Shame,” protesters chanted, forming dissenting voices to his…

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