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Nigerian President Buhari returns to Abuja after lengthy London medical trip

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President Buhari, who took office in May 2015, handed over power to Vice President Osinbajo to allay concerns of a void at the helm of Africa's biggest economy. This isn't the first time Nigeria has faced a leader's long absences. "Nigerians must continue to support this government and continue to pray for Buhari and other leaders to succeed in the quest to rid Nigeria of corruption, insurgency, mutual suspicion and secession mongers". Read More »

Van Plows into Crowd at Barcelona Tourist Hotspot

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The scene following the attack. Catalan police said they were continuing to hunt for the perpetrators and that the force had activated its terror response protocols. The Barcelona Metro stations have been closed. A woman walks with upset children on the sidewalk after a van drove into a crowd in Barcelona on August 17, 2017 . Read More »

Flood toll rises in Bihar and Assam, Level recedes in West Bengal

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Authorities are running 602 relief camps and distribution centres in 21 districts, where 1,01,035 people are taking shelter at present. Rivers are also rising above the danger level. The inter-ministerial team's help will also be sought in assessing breaches caused on embankments and thereby the costs of repairing and strengthening to enable these to be used as dyke-cum-roads. Read More »

Peace rally held in Guam amid North Korea threat

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Last week, President Donald Trump also warned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that he "will truly regret it" if he continues to threaten the USA and its allies. Fang Fenghui that the USA hoped diplomatic and economic pressure would convince North Korea to end its nuclear program, but that it was also preparing military options. Read More »

Female stunt driver dies on Vancouver set of 'Deadpool 2'

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Reportedly the first African-American professional female road racer in the U.S., the Brooklyn native lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a building. " Deadpool " star Ryan Reynolds said on Monday that actors and crew were "heartbroken, shocked and devastated" at the death of a driver in a motorcycle stunt in Vancouver that went wrong. Read More »

Zimbabwe's First Lady faces court over alleged assault

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Zimnewsnet is reliably informed by Harare based government officials that Mrs Mugabe is now trying to flee the country and worldwide media is camped at OR Tambo global Airport to witness free drama. She told crowds in 2015 that she would put her husband in a wheelchair if necessary so he could run for re-election. South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, said Mugabe had returned hurriedly to Zimbabwe late Tuesday, without citing its source. Read More »

Tom Cruise injured filming stunt on 'Mission: Impossible 6' set

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Cruise, who was attached to safety wires, was able to climb up onto the roof of the building but he was limping and the actor called to the production crew for assistance. "It's gonna be mind-blowing". The extent of his injuries are unclear at this time. Helmed by returning director Christopher McQuarrie and starring Henry Cavill , Rebecca Ferguson , Angela Bassett , and Alec Baldwin , Mission: Impossible 6 is set to hit theaters July 27, 2018. Read More »

The Main Reason Why Kate Beckinsale Passed On Wonder Woman

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The studio's other two films to reach that milestone were " The Dark Knight " and " The Dark Knight Rises ", according to Sue Kroll, Warner Bros.' president of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, who noted that all three titles are from the studio's DC Division. Read More »

Why Disney's latest stream dream should have Netflix anxious

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The exec also noted that the other option on the table was to add the Marvel and Star Wars films to the new Disney streaming service. Despite Netflix's growing popularity with TV and film lovers, aided in part by original series such as Orange is the New Black , Stranger Things and Riverdale , this move from Disney will act as a serious blow for Netflix whose shares have already dropped by 4% since the news. Read More »

Motorists should be on the lookout for school buses

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School bus staff want to remind kids and drivers that bus safety is key during the school year. These rules are a matter of life and death. While bus drivers and students are well-versed in bus safety, officials hope others on the roads will be just as cautious. Read More »

Glen Campbell, Country Legend, Dies at 81

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With songs like " Rhinestone Cowboy ", " Gentle on My Mind ", " Wichita Lineman ", and "Galveston", the musician released more than 70 albums over a 50-year career. Naming horses can be a hard process, but Campbell's famous words helped owners, particularly Coolmore's John Magnier, find fitting names for some of their stars. Read More »

Scaramucci to guest on Colbert's 'Late Show' next week

Mr Scaramucci , 53, was sacked last week by new White House chief of staff John Kelly after making a string of controversial comments to a journalist from the New Yorker magazine. "This is just a heads up for our censors to get ready!" he tweeted . Colbert joked after his ouster. Indeed, Colbert seemed to take great delight in Scaramucci's demise, even rewriting Queen's classic song Bohemian Rhapsody to celebrate the financier's misfortune. Read More »

LeBron James will passionately sing 'Maniac' for an upcoming 'Carpool Karaoke'

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Corden, who rapped along with Smith during the show, said he felt he could count the actor among his fans shortly after their first encounter, but the former Fresh Prince said it had been a sham. Henson , John Cena and Shaq , Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner and more . PLEASE let this happen, world. " Talinda made her first public statement on Chester's death a week after the news first broke, saying at the time: "[I've] lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero - their Daddy. Read More »

Proceedings end for day in Taylor Swift groping case

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The trial of a lawsuit between Swift and David Mueller , a former radio host she accuses of groping her, begins Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in U.S. District Court in Denver . Mueller testified that he drew that conclusion because Swift didn't welcome him into the photograph and paid more attention to his girlfriend at the time. Read More »

Karan Johar and Kajol are friends again; read to know how

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This is the identical twins' social media debut. Karan Johar was ready to take the plunge and at the age of 44, he became a proud father of twins- Yash and Roohi . Well, now we can just hope that both the stars let bygones be bygones. According to a leading daily report, Kajol , who celebrated her Birthday on August 5 sent Karan Johar a text to come and join her on her special day and the filmmaker arrived. Read More »

New Sexual Harassment Allegations Leveled Against Fox News' Eric Bolling

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Bolling was suspended after it was reported that Bolling allegedly sent around indecent photographs and engaged in inappropriate behavior with female employees at Fox News . "There are a lot of great people working at Fox, many of whom I admire and respect to this day, but there is also a culture of sexual harassment that has not fully been addressed", said Ms. Read More »