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Orange County Register
Brazil's former chief-of-staff charged with corruptionSAO PAULO – Federal prosecutors on Friday filed corruption, racketeering and mo
Brazil's former chief-of-staff charged with corruption
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
SAO PAULO – Federal prosecutors on Friday filed corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against Jose Dirceu, Brazil’s former presidential chief of staff, for his alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at state-owned oil... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Brazil's former chief-of-staff charged with corruptionSAO PAULO (AP) - Prosecutors say they have filed charges against Brazil's forme
Brazil's former chief-of-staff charged with corruption
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 4 hours ago
SAO PAULO (AP) - Prosecutors say they have filed charges against Brazil's former presidential chief of staff for his alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at state-owned oil company Petrobras. Corruption, racketeering and money... Read more
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International Business Times
Manchester United starlet Anthony Martial and the nine other most expensive teenagers in world football The most expensive teenager in world football. That's quite a title to live up
Manchester United starlet Anthony Martial and the nine other most expensive teenagers in world football
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
The most expensive teenager in world football. That's quite a title to live up to, isn't it? In the current climate, where young footballers are written off before they are old enough to get served in a pub, there is already quite enough pressure on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Pregnant' SA Drug Mule Arrested in IndiaGovernment is trying to determine the identity of a woman who was arrested at a
'Pregnant' SA Drug Mule Arrested in India
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Government is trying to determine the identity of a woman who was arrested at an Indian airport after she claimed to be seven-months pregnant but was allegedly smuggling drugs. "We are aware of the situation. The [South African embassy] is still... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rough Diamonds, Gold Bust At BeitbridgePretoria — Rough diamonds and gold worth over R2 million was discovered by a cu
Rough Diamonds, Gold Bust At Beitbridge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Pretoria — Rough diamonds and gold worth over R2 million was discovered by a customs' officials at the Beitbridge border post in Limpopo. In a statement, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said the diamonds and gold were found in a traveller's... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
R2 million 'suspected' diamond and gold haul at BeitbridgeThe find‚ said be worth more than R2.2-million‚ came during an inspection on We
R2 million 'suspected' diamond and gold haul at Beitbridge
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 hours ago
The find‚ said be worth more than R2.2-million‚ came during an inspection on Wednesday of goods in a truck from the Democratic Republic of the Congo when “officials noticed unusual objects in certain of the boxes being transported”. The seized... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Brazil denies economy minister departure rumorsSAO PAULO - Brazil's government denied rumors that the country's finance minist
Brazil denies economy minister departure rumors
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 hours ago
SAO PAULO - Brazil's government denied rumors that the country's finance minister was about to step down, which come as the world's seventh-biggest economy struggles with a steep slowdown. Rumours of Brazilian Finance Minister Joaquim Levy's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefSam's Club offering auto-buying program Sam's Club is offering an auto-buying
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
Sam's Club offering auto-buying program Sam's Club is offering an auto-buying program for its members, a service aimed at helping save money on the purchase of new and used automobiles. The warehouse division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UFO sightings -- from silly to deadlyBrazilian commercial airline pilot Gerson Macial de Britto, sketches the object
UFO sightings -- from silly to deadly
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Brazilian commercial airline pilot Gerson Macial de Britto, sketches the object he said accompanied his VASP Airlines jet for one hour and 20 minutes, at a news conference, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1982. Britto said the occurrence... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Jungle art museum faces wilds of Brazil crisisINHOTIM (BRAZIL) - Brazilian millionaire Bernardo Paz has dedicated his life to
Jungle art museum faces wilds of Brazil crisis
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
INHOTIM (BRAZIL) - Brazilian millionaire Bernardo Paz has dedicated his life to turning a vast outdoor park of tropical rainforest studded with contemporary art works into one of the most original museums in the world. A work by Danish artist Olafur... Read more
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Washington Post
Ed Ramotowski: Smoothing the visa process while maintaining U.S. securityBetween 2010 and 2014, the number of tourist and student travel visas issued by
Ed Ramotowski: Smoothing the visa process while maintaining U.S. security
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
Between 2010 and 2014, the number of tourist and student travel visas issued by the State Department increased by more than 50 percent, from 6.4 million to 9.9 million. During this same period, wait times for in-person interviews with embassy... Read more
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Akron Zips
Akron to square off versus No. 4 GeorgetownMATCH NOTES NO. 3 VS. GEORGETOWN (PDF) Akron (1-1) at No. 4 Georgetown (0-1-1)
Akron to square off versus No. 4 Georgetown
Akron Zips / Posted yesterday
MATCH NOTES NO. 3 VS. GEORGETOWN (PDF) Akron (1-1) at No. 4 Georgetown (0-1-1)Friday, Sept. 4Shaw Field (1,625)Washington, D.C. • 4 p.m. WHAT'S AHEAD Another challenge awaits the Akron men's soccer squad as the Zips will travel to Washington, D.C.,... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
PokerStars weekly news digest for week of Sept. 33 September 2015 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Here is PokerStars.com's weekly news diges
PokerStars weekly news digest for week of Sept. 3
Rolling Good Times / Posted yesterday
3 September 2015 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Here is PokerStars.com's weekly news digest for the week of Sept. 3, 2015: $45,000,000 Total guaranteed prize pool for the 2015 World Championship of Online... Read more
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redOrbit
How wasp venom could help cure cancerThis possible new tool for cancer treatment is absolutely terrifying—wasps. Ye
How wasp venom could help cure cancer
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
This possible new tool for cancer treatment is absolutely terrifying—wasps. Yes, we're talking about those things that swarm around the nectar feeders made for humming birds and that can sting you as many times as they want. They’re the most... Read more
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Red Bull
Watch Branko Bring 'Atlas Unfolded' to New YorkBranko, a Red Bull Music Academy alumni and co-founder of Buraka Som Sistema, r
Watch Branko Bring 'Atlas Unfolded' to New York
Red Bull / Posted yesterday
Branko, a Red Bull Music Academy alumni and co-founder of Buraka Som Sistema, recently traveled to five cities around the world to work with a diverse assortment of local artists on his debut solo album, "Atlas," out Sept. 4. In addition to his... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Pregnant' SA drug mule arrested in IndiaJohannesburg - Government is trying to determine the identity of a woman who wa
'Pregnant' SA drug mule arrested in India
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg - Government is trying to determine the identity of a woman who was arrested at an Indian airport after she claimed to be seven-months pregnant but was allegedly smuggling drugs. "We are aware of the situation. The [South African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Join the Call - Let's Get 1 Million Women to Market By 2020Watch how business leaders and policymakers are taking steps to connect more wo
Join the Call - Let's Get 1 Million Women to Market By 2020
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Watch how business leaders and policymakers are taking steps to connect more women to the global marketplace. The goal is to connect one million women entrepreneurs to the global marketplace in the next five years. Women business leaders joined... Read more
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Evening Standard
Man United's deadline day an 'embarrassing soap opera' - Martin KeownManchester United’s deadline day dealings over Anthony Martial and David de Gea
Man United's deadline day an 'embarrassing soap opera' - Martin Keown
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Manchester United’s deadline day dealings over Anthony Martial and David de Gea were an embarrassing soap opera, according to former Arsenal defender Martin Keown. Aside from spending £36 million on the teenage forward United found themselves... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rousseff: Uber needs regulationREUTERSBrazilian President Dilma Rousseff is seen during a news conference at t
Rousseff: Uber needs regulation
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSBrazilian President Dilma Rousseff is seen during a news conference at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia on September 2, 2015. Picture: Ueslei Marcelino Brasilia - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticised ride-sharing software Uber on... Read more
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Evening Standard
'Man United paid the price of Suarez or Neymar for Martial' - MonacoMonaco decided to sell Anthony Martial to Manchester United after receiving a b
'Man United paid the price of Suarez or Neymar for Martial' - Monaco
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Monaco decided to sell Anthony Martial to Manchester United after receiving a bid worthy of Luis Suarez or Neymar. United completed a £36 million deal for the 19-year-old on Tuesday. The deal could rise to up to £58 million if the forward fulfils... Read more
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Squawka
Brazilian: Europe's Best Football Is Played By Luis' Barca, Wenger's Arsenal & Pep's Bundesliga GiantsFormer Arsenal midfielder Denilson believes that the Gunners – alongside Bayern
Brazilian: Europe's Best Football Is Played By Luis' Barca, Wenger's Arsenal & Pep's Bundesliga Giants
Squawka / Posted yesterday
Former Arsenal midfielder Denilson believes that the Gunners – alongside Bayern Munich and Barcelona – played the best football at the moment, as per Denilson, 27, spent seven years with Arsenal before returning to Brazil with Sao Paulo. Although he... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sex clinic ‘reveals’ HIV+ patientsREUTERSA nurse hands out a red ribbon to a woman, to mark World Aids Day, at th
Sex clinic ‘reveals’ HIV+ patients
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSA nurse hands out a red ribbon to a woman, to mark World Aids Day, at the entrance of Emilio Ribas Hospital, in Sao Paulo in 2014. Picture: Nacho Doce London - An NHS trust has apologised after “human error” at a sexual health clinic... Read more
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FIFA
A flight change and a father’s dream“I was playing the guitar,” said a young Spanish citizen. “I’d been thinking ab
A flight change and a father’s dream
FIFA / Posted yesterday
“I was playing the guitar,” said a young Spanish citizen. “I’d been thinking about the trip [to Le Mans].” The Gallo-Roman walls, fine arts museum, botanical gardens, Le Cathédrale Saint-Julien. Perhaps even a visit to the Circuit de la Sarthe,... Read more
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New Kerala
Flamengo post third straight league win Flamengo won their third straight match with a 3-0 victory over Avai in Brazi
Flamengo post third straight league win
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Flamengo won their third straight match with a 3-0 victory over Avai in Brazil's Serie A championship late Wednesday. Alan Patrick opened the scoring just after the half-hour mark at the Maracana stadium... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Brazil’s president says Uber costs jobs, needs regulation Published: 3 September 2015 9:01 AM President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil wants
Brazil’s president says Uber costs jobs, needs regulation
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 3 September 2015 9:01 AM President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil wants ride-sharing application Uber to be controlled and regulated in order to save jobs. – Reuters file pic, September... Read more
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Black Press USA
Pope: Priests in Holy Year Can Absolve ‘Sin of Abortion’VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to
Pope: Priests in Holy Year Can Absolve ‘Sin of Abortion’
Black Press USA / Posted yesterday
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make “this agonizing and painful... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decideBRASILIA: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized ride-sharing app Uber o
Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decide
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
BRASILIA: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized ride-sharing app Uber on Wednesday for adding to unemployment, but she said each city had to decide how to deal with the service that has riled conventional taxi drivers. Brazil's three major... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decideBrazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures during news conference after an even
Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decide
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures during news conference after an event at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil September 2, 2015. BRASILIA Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized ride-sharing app Uber on Wednesday for adding to... Read more
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The Columbian
Priests may soon absolve abortionVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to cont
Priests may soon absolve abortion
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to contrite women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make “this agonizing and painful... Read more
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Reuters
Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decideBrazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures during news conference after an even
Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decide
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures during news conference after an event at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil September 2, 2015. BRASILIA Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized ride-sharing app Uber on Wednesday for adding to... Read more
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forzaitalianfootball
Juventus Club Focus: Hernanes will prove doubters wrongJuventus coach Massimiliano Allegri publicly declared a specific interest in th
Juventus Club Focus: Hernanes will prove doubters wrong
forzaitalianfootball / Posted 2 days ago
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri publicly declared a specific interest in the signing of a trequartista – or advanced playmaker – earlier this summer. Shorn of such world-class talent, Bianconeri sporting director Giuseppe Marotta immediately... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'In a letter published Tuesday by the Holy See, Francis said he was allowing all
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
In a letter published Tuesday by the Holy See, Francis said he was allowing all rank-and-file priests to grant absolution during the Holy Year of Mercy he has proclaimed, which runs Dec. 8, 2015 until Nov. 20, 2016. The Roman Catholic Church views... Read more
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Goal.com
Juventus news: We're still the team to beat in Italy & Europe, says Hernanes - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Hernanes: Juventus still the te
Juventus news: We're still the team to beat in Italy & Europe, says Hernanes
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Hernanes: Juventus still the team to beat in Italy & Europe The Bianconeri may have lost their first two matches of the Serie... Read more
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Evening Standard
De Gea is 'calm and relaxed' about situation at Man Utd, says MataJuan Mata has backed David de Gea to remain professional at Manchester United a
De Gea is 'calm and relaxed' about situation at Man Utd, says Mata
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Juan Mata has backed David de Gea to remain professional at Manchester United after the goalkeeper's move to Real Madrid collapsed. The 24-year-old was on the brink of a switch to the Spanish capital but the two clubs failed to submit the necessary... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Worse For Brazil...Should be a great Olympics for the Ponzi Pumping Pricks World sprint records w
Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Worse For Brazil...
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Should be a great Olympics for the Ponzi Pumping Pricks World sprint records will be set by tourists fleeing street crime. (Reuters) Sao Paulo- On Tuesday Jaan Van Sputum, a 52 year-old out-of-shape chainsmoking businessman from Amsterdam, was... Read more
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BBC Football
Buyer beware: football's pricy teensFrom World Cup winners to prison: Football's costliest teenagers From World Cu
Buyer beware: football's pricy teens
BBC Football / Posted 2 days ago
From World Cup winners to prison: Football's costliest teenagers From World Cup winners to costly flops... even to spending time in prison - football's most expensive teenagers have enjoyed mixed fortunes over the years. Anthony Martial became the... Read more
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KFDM Beaumont
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church t
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
KFDM Beaumont / Posted 2 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make "this agonizing and painful... Read more
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Aljazeera
Sao Paulo massacre highlights disturbing trend in BrazilSao Paulo, Brazil - When her son Luiz was shot and killed by masked men, Zilda
Sao Paulo massacre highlights disturbing trend in Brazil
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Sao Paulo, Brazil - When her son Luiz was shot and killed by masked men, Zilda Maria de Paula was at home watching an evening soap opera in Osasco, a working-class area on the outskirts of Sao Paulo. Four gunmen arrived at the local bar where Luiz... Read more
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Times of Malta
Brazilian wasp sting ‘could help battle against cancer’Getting stung by the Brazilian wasp Polybia paulista may not be such a bad thin
Brazilian wasp sting ‘could help battle against cancer’
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Getting stung by the Brazilian wasp Polybia paulista may not be such a bad thing if you have cancer, research suggests. The social wasp’s venom contains a powerful ‘smart’ drug that selectively targets and destroys tumour cells without harming... Read more
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Evening Standard
Wenger: Man Utd's move for Martial sums up why Arsenal haven't spentArsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that Manchester United's purchase of Ant
Wenger: Man Utd's move for Martial sums up why Arsenal haven't spent
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that Manchester United's purchase of Anthony Martial proves that there is a lack of available players that can improve the biggest clubs in the world. The Red Devils' decision to spend an initial £36m on the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Why Fergie won't be impressed with Man Utd signing Anthony MartialFormer Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson used Paris Saint-Germain's w
Why Fergie won't be impressed with Man Utd signing Anthony Martial
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson used Paris Saint-Germain's willingness to pay €45m for a 19-year-old as proof that the game had 'gone mad' three years ago. The Red Devils were among several clubs interested in Brazilian forward... Read more
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Goal.com
PROFILE: Brazil's guest assistant EdmilsonThe 2002 World Cup winner has pledged to bring his experience and dedication to
PROFILE: Brazil's guest assistant Edmilson
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
The 2002 World Cup winner has pledged to bring his experience and dedication to the Selecao as they meet Costa Rica and USA on the Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour Edmilson will provide some timely assistance to Brazil coach Dunga this September as the... Read more
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New Kerala
South African woman drug peddler sent to judicial custody A court here on Wednesday sent a South African woman, arrested at the Hyderab
South African woman drug peddler sent to judicial custody
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
A court here on Wednesday sent a South African woman, arrested at the Hyderabad airport with narcotics concealed in her body, to judicial custody. Police produced Mosiea Moosa, 32, in the... Read more
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Evening Standard
French press react with surprise to Manchester United's £59m dealFrench newspaper L'Equipe has expressed surprise at Manchester United's decisio
French press react with surprise to Manchester United's £59m deal
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
French newspaper L'Equipe has expressed surprise at Manchester United's decision to spend £36m on Monaco striker Anthony Martial as the figure could surpass the transfer fee Real Madrid paid Juventus for Zinedine Zidane in 2001. The 19-year-old... Read more
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iol.co.za
Microsoft takes on the FedsNew York - Microsoft responded swiftly to a pre- dawn fax from the FBI in Janua
Microsoft takes on the Feds
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
New York - Microsoft responded swiftly to a pre- dawn fax from the FBI in January. The two terrorists who killed a dozen people at the newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris had Microsoft e-mail accounts stored on servers in the US, and 45 minutes later... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pope eases confession of abortion, acknowledges many feel trappedVATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to wom
Pope eases confession of abortion, acknowledges many feel trapped
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, saying in a letter Tuesday that he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make "this agonizing and painful decision." In the letter... Read more
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iafrica.com
'Pregnant' SA drug mule bust in IndiaA file image of cocaine. Credit: sxc.hu Indian police have reportedly arrested
'Pregnant' SA drug mule bust in India
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A file image of cocaine. Credit: sxc.hu Indian police have reportedly arrested a South African woman for being in possession of several packets of narcotics. According to Times Live, the 32-year-old woman had claimed to be pregnant when she arrived... Read more
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soccernews
Choosing Brazil over Spain was easiest decision, says RafinhaBarcelona midfielder Rafinha did not have to think twice about pledging his all
Choosing Brazil over Spain was easiest decision, says Rafinha
soccernews / Posted 2 days ago
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha did not have to think twice about pledging his allegiance to Brazil ahead of Spain. Rafinha and Philippe Coutinho were added to Brazil’s squad for friendlies against Costa Rica on September 5 and United States three days... Read more
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Billboard
Morrissey Pounces On Australian Government's 'Ferocious' Feral Cat Cull PlanMorrissey is having a cat fight with the Australian government. The singer, au
Morrissey Pounces On Australian Government's 'Ferocious' Feral Cat Cull Plan
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
Morrissey is having a cat fight with the Australian government. The singer, author and outspoken animal rights activist has seized upon Canberra’s controversial plans to cull two million feral felines by year 2020. The proposal for solving the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve ‘sin of abortion’VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve ‘sin of abortion’
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make “this agonizing and painful... Read more
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