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Brisbane Times
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africacases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africa
Brisbane Times / Posted 24 minutes ago
cases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault have been reported to the South African Police Service," Meokgo Matuba, the secretary-general of the African National Congress Women's League, said in a... Read more
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WA Today
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africacases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africa
WA Today / Posted 44 minutes ago
cases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault have been reported to the South African Police Service," Meokgo Matuba, the secretary-general of the African National Congress Women's League, said in a... Read more
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59m
The Age
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africacases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africa
The Age / Posted 59 minutes ago
cases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault have been reported to the South African Police Service," Meokgo Matuba, the secretary-general of the African National Congress Women's League, said in a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africacases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
cases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault have been reported to the South African Police Service," Meokgo Matuba, the secretary-general of the African National Congress Women's League, said in a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africacases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault
Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africa
Canberra Times / Posted an hour ago
cases against Uber drivers [that] entail kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault have been reported to the South African Police Service," Meokgo Matuba, the secretary-general of the African National Congress Women's League, said in a... Read more
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2h
Daily Mail
Trump brings up impeachment and says Hillary 'had the immunity'returns, something he has not yet said he'll do. A new report on Thursday revea
Trump brings up impeachment and says Hillary 'had the immunity'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
returns, something he has not yet said he'll do. A new report on Thursday revealed that a Trump company paid $68,000 doing business in Cuba, contravening the U.S. embargo. He also suggested black voters won't turn out for her in November. 'I... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Och-Ziff to pay over US$400 million to settle foreign bribery chargesREUTERS: Hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay around US$20
Och-Ziff to pay over US$400 million to settle foreign bribery charges
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
REUTERS: Hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay around US$200 million and Chief Executive Officer Daniel S. Och will pay another US$2.2 million to resolve civil charges related to bribing officials in several African countries,... Read more
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Reuters
Och-Ziff to pay over $400 million to settle foreign bribery chargesdoor at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Er
Och-Ziff to pay over $400 million to settle foreign bribery charges
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay around $200 million and Chief Executive Officer Daniel S. Och will pay another $2.2 million to resolve... Read more
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The Christian Post
Robert Jeffress Wants UN Abolished Amid Demands Americans Pay Reparations for Slaveryjust go ahead and start paying out to everybody," Jeffress responded to the new
Robert Jeffress Wants UN Abolished Amid Demands Americans Pay Reparations for Slavery
The Christian Post / Posted 4 hours ago
just go ahead and start paying out to everybody," Jeffress responded to the news in an interview with Stuart Varney on Fox Business. The Washington Post reported earlier this week that the U.N.'s working group of experts on people of African... Read more
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5h
Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Univision's IDR at 'B'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Univision Communications
Fitch Affirms Univision's IDR at 'B'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 hours ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Univision Communications Inc.'s (UVN) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'B'. Fitch has also affirmed UVN's senior unsecured rating at 'CCC+/RR6' and upgraded its senior secured rating to 'BB-/RR2'.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 28 September 2016its work, our university system has to continue functioning, producing skills f
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 28 September 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
its work, our university system has to continue functioning, producing skills for the economy, and empowering young South Africans and students from countries around the world, in particular the South African Development Community (SADC). 1.5.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Y'ello, Goodbye? MTN's Nigerian NightmareMTN's Nigerian business has been fabulously profitable for the South African co
Y'ello, Goodbye? MTN's Nigerian Nightmare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
MTN's Nigerian business has been fabulously profitable for the South African company. But that same success has made it an obvious, bright yellow target for Nigerian officials and regulators, who don't always like what they see. By SIMON ALLISON. If... Read more
8h
The Arizona Republic
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesspread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of inc
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 hours ago
spread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of income brackets. But more of them are poor or African-American than the country as a whole, data from the U.S. Census Bureau show. For instance, nearly 90 percent of the... Read more
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Billboard
Lee Daniels on His 'Edgy' New Show 'Star': 'It's the Complete Antithesis of 'Empire''Empire creator Lee Daniels talks about his gritty new girl-group series with Qu
Lee Daniels on His 'Edgy' New Show 'Star': 'It's the Complete Antithesis of 'Empire''
Billboard / Posted 8 hours ago
Empire creator Lee Daniels talks about his gritty new girl-group series with Queen Latifah, Star, the influence of Dreamgirls and Paris Is Burning on his work, and the Fellini-esque musical he is developing about his life. How will Star compare with... Read more
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8h
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
UN Says African Americans Are Due Reparations And An Apologymajor world oration says Blacks in America are due reparations. According to t
UN Says African Americans Are Due Reparations And An Apology
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 8 hours ago
major world oration says Blacks in America are due reparations. According to the United Nations (UN), America should give African Americans reparations for slavery. The UN went as far as to say the United States has yet to confront its legacy of... Read more
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9h
The Gilmer Mirror
As University of Houston Rises Black Enrollment Falls - As University of Houston Rises Black Enrollment Falls by Matthew Watkins The Texas Tribune Sept. 29 2016 HOUSTON — The message is posted on signs and banners all over the University of Housto...records. New buildings are sprouting up. And the Cougars have the top-ranked fo
As University of Houston Rises Black Enrollment Falls - As University of Houston Rises Black Enrollment Falls by Matthew Watkins The Texas Tribune Sept. 29 2016 HOUSTON — The message is posted on signs and banners all over the University of Housto...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
records. New buildings are sprouting up. And the Cougars have the top-ranked football team in the state. But one group has missed that rising tide. The number of black undergraduates at UH is down significantly this decade. From the... Read more
9h
AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 29 September 2016going by Kenyan law, counties must reserve 30 per cent of jobs for experts from
African Press Review 29 September 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
going by Kenyan law, counties must reserve 30 per cent of jobs for experts from outside their ethnic boundaries. The South African newspaper reports that the embattled mobile phone provider MTN has opened talks to sell 35 percent of its business in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CCA and Government of Kenya Formalize Partnership by Signing MoUwork more closely to promote trade and investment in Kenya. The Corporate Counc
CCA and Government of Kenya Formalize Partnership by Signing MoU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
work more closely to promote trade and investment in Kenya. The Corporate Council has always been a champion for U.S.-Kenya business and we look forward to doing even more with them,” said Hon. Adan Mohamed The Ministry of Trade, Industry and... Read more
9h
CBS News
Minorities less anxious about election outcome than whitesAmerican Dream is alive and well.” A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanic
Minorities less anxious about election outcome than whites
CBS News / Posted 9 hours ago
American Dream is alive and well.” A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanics were the least likely ethnic or racial group to be anxious about the outcome of the current presidential race - even though a centerpiece of Trump’s platform is to... Read more
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11h
AllAfrica.com
Speech By CAF Presidentof welcoming the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, who, in this capacity, is
Speech By CAF President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
of welcoming the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, who, in this capacity, is attending a CAF General Assembly Meeting on African soil for the first time. Particularly, I wish to also welcome the Secretary General of FIFA, who, in this capacity,... Read more
12h
AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe's Networks Embrace SpiritualityA group of bare-footed men and women clad in black regalia make their way to th
Zimbabwe's Networks Embrace Spirituality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
A group of bare-footed men and women clad in black regalia make their way to the centre of a soccer field. Among their paraphernalia are African drums and other traditional musical instruments, a clay pot and a gourd. They converge in the middle of... Read more
12h
York Daily Record
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesspread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of inc
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
York Daily Record / Posted 12 hours ago
spread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of income brackets. But more of them are poor or African-American than the country as a whole, data from the U.S. Census Bureau show. For instance, nearly 90 percent of the... Read more
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12h
The Times & The Sunday Times
SABC mum on Hlaudi salary and exec’s Mauritius jauntOcean island on Thursday. Motsoeneng was scheduled to join Communications Mini
SABC mum on Hlaudi salary and exec’s Mauritius jaunt
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Ocean island on Thursday. Motsoeneng was scheduled to join Communications Minister Faith Muthambi in Mauritius to address African broadcasters at an event called NexTV CEO Africa 2016. He was expected to speak to CEOs and top executives in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend Calendarschedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sund
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
schedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. arkarts.com or (501) 372-4000. THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Fall art by Louise Harris, Matt Coburn, Patricia Wilkes, Lori Weeks, Doug Gorrell; art and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Crude Declines As OPEC Deal Doubts Emerge; Futures Roll Overof the Saudi historic November 2014 decision to break away from the OPEC cartel
Crude Declines As OPEC Deal Doubts Emerge; Futures Roll Over
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 hours ago
of the Saudi historic November 2014 decision to break away from the OPEC cartel in order to put shale companies out of business (a decision which appears to have been undone as of yesterday, handing the victory to US shale), damping inflation,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders Bemoan Huge Capital Flight in ICT Sectorabsence of Local Content Development law in ICT, which should have protected th
Stakeholders Bemoan Huge Capital Flight in ICT Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
absence of Local Content Development law in ICT, which should have protected the interests of Nigerians and Nigerian-owned businesses. The National Coordinator, Office for Nigerian Content Development in ICT, Mr. Inye Kemabonta, enumerated the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UBA Boots Education Through Essay CompetitionNational Essay Competition for students of senior secondary schools, mostly ind
UBA Boots Education Through Essay Competition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
National Essay Competition for students of senior secondary schools, mostly indigent children, in Nigeria and other African countries. The programme tailored towards the development of education in all communities of its operation has no... Read more
13h
The Age
Cultural hub offers a broad taste of AfricaTanzania is." Saba Alemayoh with her mother, Tekebash Gebre . Photo: Justin Mc
Cultural hub offers a broad taste of Africa
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
Tanzania is." Saba Alemayoh with her mother, Tekebash Gebre . Photo: Justin McManus Her point is that there is no single African culture. Botswana is as different from Nigeria as Denmark is from Italy. It has spurred Ms Alemayoh, 27, to open a... Read more
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The Border Mail
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of AfricaThe time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of Africa
The Border Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
The time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African community, says young entrepreneur. In her two years running Saba's Ethiopian restaurant in Fitzroy, Saba Alemayoh has often felt like a point of contact for the entire... Read more
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The Courier
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of AfricaThe time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of Africa
The Courier / Posted 14 hours ago
The time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African community, says young entrepreneur. In her two years running Saba's Ethiopian restaurant in Fitzroy, Saba Alemayoh has often felt like a point of contact for the entire... Read more
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15h
San Antonio Express-News
Feds file discrimination suit against owners of Midtown bar Gaslampthem of discriminating against non-white patrons. The lawsuit against 360 Midt
Feds file discrimination suit against owners of Midtown bar Gaslamp
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 hours ago
them of discriminating against non-white patrons. The lawsuit against 360 Midtown, a bar once known as Gaslamp, says African-Americans, Hispanic and Asians were forced to pay a $10 to $20 cover charge before they could enter the business at... Read more
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17h
The Sacramento Bee
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on futureAmerican Dream is alive and well." A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanic
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 hours ago
American Dream is alive and well." A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanics were the least likely ethnic or racial group to be anxious about the outcome of the current presidential race — even though a centerpiece of Trump's platform is to... Read more
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18h
AllAfrica.com
We Did No Wrong, Nigeria Senate's Claim Is Baseless, MTN SaysMTN Group on Wednesday said the accusation by the Senate that its Nigerian subs
We Did No Wrong, Nigeria Senate's Claim Is Baseless, MTN Says
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
MTN Group on Wednesday said the accusation by the Senate that its Nigerian subsidiary, MTN Nigeria, illegally repatriated about $13.92 billion from the country was "completely unfounded and without any merit". "MTN's attention has been drawn to... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
On with the showsSavings Bank) will be at the Library Theatre on Saturday, December 3, at 7:30 p
On with the shows
Warren Times Observer / Posted 18 hours ago
Savings Bank) will be at the Library Theatre on Saturday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. and will feature the male A Cappella group, Ball in the House. In addition to holiday classics, some perfect for a sing along, they'll also perform classic... Read more
18h
USA Today
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesspread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of inc
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
USA Today / Posted 18 hours ago
spread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of income brackets. But more of them are poor or African-American than the country as a whole, data from the U.S. Census Bureau show. For instance, nearly 90 percent of the... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on futureAmerican Dream is alive and well." A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanic
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 18 hours ago
American Dream is alive and well." A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanics were the least likely ethnic or racial group to be anxious about the outcome of the current presidential race — even though a centerpiece of Trump's platform is to... Read more
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19h
The Columbian
Deal to merge world’s biggest beer makers clears final hurdleon Oct. 10, AB InBev said. Acquiring SABMiller, which makes Fosters and Miller
Deal to merge world’s biggest beer makers clears final hurdle
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
on Oct. 10, AB InBev said. Acquiring SABMiller, which makes Fosters and Miller and traces its roots to the former South African Breweries, gives AB InBev a large presence in Africa while increasing its business in South America and Europe. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on futureAmerican Dream is alive and well." A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanic
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
American Dream is alive and well." A Pew Foundation survey found that Hispanics were the least likely ethnic or racial group to be anxious about the outcome of the current presidential race - even though a centerpiece of Trump's platform is to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Milton’s Secret tackles an issue close to actress Mia Kirshner: bullyingthoughtful answers and seems genuinely interested in the conversation. That cer
Milton’s Secret tackles an issue close to actress Mia Kirshner: bullying
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
thoughtful answers and seems genuinely interested in the conversation. That certainly had an effect on Kirshner. “The business can really beat you down sometimes and I think it’s easy to lose confidence in yourself. Barnet just gave me a lot... Read more
19h
The New Yorker
The New Star of Germany’s Far Rightleather-clad skinheads in the eighties and nineties. Petry is something differe
The New Star of Germany’s Far Right
The New Yorker / Posted 19 hours ago
leather-clad skinheads in the eighties and nineties. Petry is something different, a disarmingly wholesome figure—a former businesswoman with a Ph.D. in chemistry and four children from her marriage to a Lutheran pastor. During a month I spent with... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Bill would make it easier to eliminate state agenciesa necessary function.” Gov. John Kasich declined to comment on the bill. Kear
Bill would make it easier to eliminate state agencies
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 hours ago
a necessary function.” Gov. John Kasich declined to comment on the bill. Keary McCarthy, president of the liberal policy group Innovation Ohio, questioned the reasoning for the bill. “This bill would fundamentally shift the balance of power in... Read more
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Canberra Times
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gaspedshe now leaned towards voting for her - a feeling shared by most of the undecid
When Donald Trump gloated about not paying taxes, undecided voters gasped
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
she now leaned towards voting for her - a feeling shared by most of the undecided voters gathered for an informal focus group. Undecided voter in the presidential election Jamilla Hawkins watches the presidential debate as part of a focus group... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Och-Ziff unit to plead guilty in US bribe probeNEW YORK: Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay US$400 million and a s
Och-Ziff unit to plead guilty in US bribe probe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK: Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay US$400 million and a subsidiary will plead guilty to resolve U.S. probes into its involvement in bribes paid to African officials, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.In a... Read more
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FOX Business
Och-Ziff To Plead Guilty In Bribery ProbeOch-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay $400 million and a subsidiary wi
Och-Ziff To Plead Guilty In Bribery Probe
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay $400 million and a subsidiary will plead guilty to resolve U.S. probes into its involvement in bribes paid to African officials, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.In a deal expected... Read more
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FOX Business
Och-Ziff To Plead Guilty In Bribery ProbeOch-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay $400 million and a subsidiary wi
Och-Ziff To Plead Guilty In Bribery Probe
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay $400 million and a subsidiary will plead guilty to resolve U.S. probes into its involvement in bribes paid to African officials, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.In a deal expected... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
New Orleans tells court it can remove Confederate statuespolice said a white supremacist who posed for photos with the Confederate battl
New Orleans tells court it can remove Confederate statues
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
police said a white supremacist who posed for photos with the Confederate battle flag killed nine parishioners inside an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year. But their removal has been sharply controversial in this... Read more
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The Columbian
New Orleans tells court it can remove Confederate statuespolice said a white supremacist who posed for photos with the Confederate battl
New Orleans tells court it can remove Confederate statues
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
police said a white supremacist who posed for photos with the Confederate battle flag killed nine parishioners inside an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year. But their removal has been sharply controversial in this... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
US military poll: Johnson and Trump tied, Clinton way behindJohnson is the clear choice, commanding support from 38.6 percent of respondent
US military poll: Johnson and Trump tied, Clinton way behind
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
Johnson is the clear choice, commanding support from 38.6 percent of respondents. Clinton actually outpaces Trump in that group, with nearly 28 percent support for the former secretary of State compared to the New York business mogul’s 26... Read more
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Lake Placid News
New Orleans tells court it can remove Confederate statuespolice said a white supremacist who posed for photos with the Confederate battl
New Orleans tells court it can remove Confederate statues
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
police said a white supremacist who posed for photos with the Confederate battle flag killed nine parishioners inside an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year. But their removal has been sharply controversial in this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
15 Gambians Return From Fellowship in Americaa six-week intensive leadership programme in the United States. They were amon
15 Gambians Return From Fellowship in America
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
a six-week intensive leadership programme in the United States. They were among a record 1,000 exceptional young African leaders who participated in the Mandela Washington Fellowship this year. The fellows: Alhasan Bah, Alagie Busso, Aji... Read more
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