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London Fire Update - 6 dead and number expected to rise

London's Metropolitan Police have said that, so far, 6 people have died in the huge blaze that engulfed a residential high-rise in west London on Wednesday morning. Authorities said that the number of casualties is expected to rise and their recovery will be "lengthy" and "complicated."

At this point the …

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DR Congo polio outbreak hits global eradication goal

Two outbreaks of polio have been identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in a blow to the goal of wiping out the disease from the world. The World Health Organization said there was a high risk the disease would spread.

Polio is a potentially deadly infection mainly affecting young …

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Niger army rescues 92 migrants in Sahara Desert

Troops in northern Niger have rescued 92 migrants who were on the brink of death in the Sahara Desert, an army statement has said. Traffickers abandoned the group, which included women and children, without water and food, it added.

One migrant died after being taken to a relief centre, the …

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Bridge collapse: Niger govt declares state of emergency

The Niger Government on Wednesday declared 'state of emergency' on federal roads following the collapsed of two bridges, linking the Western and Northern Nigeria. Mr. Jonathan Vatsa, the state Commissioner for Information, made the declaration shortly after inspecting the bridges in Tatabu and Bokani villages both in Mokwa Local Government …

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Retrieve ‘looted’ state cash – Supreme Court orders Auditor General

The Supreme Court has ordered the Auditor General to, with immediate effect, begin surcharging persons found to have misappropriated monies belonging to the state. The seven-member panel of justices, presided over by incoming Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, did not give reasons for their judgment but indicated that they will make …

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Parliament must monitor public finances effectively – Nana Addo

During a speech delivered at an event organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in Berlin, President Nana Akufo-Addo bemoaned the inability of Parliament to exercise effective oversight over the Executive arm of government, stressing that Parliament should be able to exercise full authority over public finances.

Thus, President Akufo-Addo said …

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Sex In Space Needs To Be Studied Urgently, Says Scientist

On a recent Atlantic Live panel, Assistant Professor Kris Lehnhardt, from George Washington University, described sex in space as a “real concern” and one that humans have not addressed to date.

But Lehnhardt says that there is something we are missing. He told the live audience: “Something we really don …

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Evidence that Jupiter is the oldest planet in the solar system

An international group of scientists has found that Jupiter is the oldest planet in our solar system. By looking at tungsten and molybdenum isotopes on iron meteorites, a team of scientists found that meteorites are made up from two genetically distinct nebular reservoirs that coexisted but remained separated between 1 …

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Two-headed porpoise caught in fishing net is first ever found

Fishers off the coast of the Netherlands got quite a shock when they caught what has now been confirmed as the first case of conjoined twin harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena).

With a single body and two fully grown heads, this is a case of partial twinning, or parapagus dicephalus. The …

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E3 2017 games list: COD, God Of War, Spider Man & More

🎮E3 2017 Games:

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Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds (DLC)📹: https://goo.gl/I30SPl
Days Gone📹: https://goo.gl/Okaf16
Monster Hunter World📹: https://goo.gl/LbccJA
Shadow of the Colossus📹: https://goo.gl/xwg7m3
Marvel Vs Capcom Infinite📹: https://goo …




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Uber board member resigns after making sexist remark

Uber board member David Bonderman made a sexist remark during today’s meeting about the prevalence of sexism within the company has resigned from his position. Bonderman said his comment was “careless, inappropriate, and inexcusable.”

Bonderman was recorded making the remark in reply to to fellow board member Arianna Huffington …

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