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    Philippines president reveals how he ‘cured’ himself of homosexuality

Philippines president reveals how he ‘cured’ himself of homosexuality

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    UN: Nine out of 10 people worldwide now breathe polluted air

UN: Nine out of 10 people worldwide now breathe polluted air

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    Swedish lawmakers wash their own clothes — and earn in a year what a Nigerian senator gets in 60 days

Swedish lawmakers wash their own clothes — and earn in a year what a Nigerian senator gets in 60 days

Lawmakers in Sweden have no official cars, enjoy no immunity, use public transport, and wash their own clothes themselves -- in public laundries!This is a world of difference away from what obtains in Nigeria, where lawmakers get special treatment, official vehicles, luxury and heavy running costs -- which are separate from what they get as salaries.The speaker of the house [...]

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    Gunman kills four after opening fire at Australia motel

Gunman kills four after opening fire at Australia motel

At least four persons have been shot dead in Darwin, the capital of Australia’s northern territory, after a gunman went on a shooting rampage, police say.The NT police, in a statement, said the suspected shooter -- a 45-year-old caucasian man -- had been arrested, adding that there were "currently four casualties, multiple injuries and multiple crime scenes."The gunman is said [...]

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    ‘You’re a global threat’, ‘you’re a stone cold loser’ — Trump and Mayor of London in war of words

‘You’re a global threat’, ‘you’re a stone cold loser’ — Trump and Mayor of London in war of words

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, and President Donald Trump of the United States have been engaging in a war of words over the latter's visit to the United Kingdom.On Monday, Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived the UK for a three-day visit, where they were received at Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Charles' wife [...]

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    You will now submit your social media handles when applying for US visa

You will now submit your social media handles when applying for US visa

The United States State Department says you will now have to submit your social media usernames when applying for a visa into the North American country.According to BBC, the new regulations also require that people also submit five years' worth of email addresses and phone numbers.This is part of the state department's plan to ensure national security in the country."National [...]

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    12 killed as ‘aggrieved worker’ opens fire on colleagues in US

12 killed as ‘aggrieved worker’ opens fire on colleagues in US

At least 12 people were killed after an armed man opened fire at a municipal center in Virginia Beach, US, on Friday.The incident, which reportedly left many injured, occurred at 4pm local time.BBC quoted the police as saying the shooter who was an employee of the centre "fired indiscriminately" in the building.Most of the victims were identified as colleagues of the shooter who the [...]

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    South African president names cabinet 96hrs after inauguration, includes opposition

South African president names cabinet 96hrs after inauguration, includes opposition

Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has named his cabinet -- just about 96 hours after he was sworn-in as president. On May 11, 2019, Ramaphosa's African National Congress (ANC) won the elections with only 57 percent of the votes, and was sworn in as president on May 25, 2019.In another 96 hours after May 25, Ramaphosa named his cabinet and became the [...]

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    Philippines passes law requiring students to plant ten trees if they want to graduate

Philippines passes law requiring students to plant ten trees if they want to graduate

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    Abortion is like hiring a hitman, says Pope

Abortion is like hiring a hitman, says Pope

Pope Francis says abortion is like "hiring a hitman" and can never be condoned, even when the foetus is gravely sick or likely to die.The pontiff was speaking on Saturday at a conference at the Vatican on the use of abortion when the unborn child is found to have a serious illness.“Is it licit to throw away a life to [...]

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