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12-year-old boy Discovers Cancer Vaccine in Green Tea

12-year-old 7th grader from Marietta, Georgia, discovered cancer-fighting chemicals in green tea through his research project that was originally focused on malaria virus. The boy, Stephen Litt, has reportedly been conducting experiments since he was in 1st grade. His science project became more complex over the years and eventually grabbed national attention when it won the Georgia Science and Engineering ...

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  ‘Miracle Baby’- woman with two vaginas just got pregnant

A Washington woman is pregnant with her “miracle baby” after doctors told her for years that she was infertile. Here’s how that’s possible. A Washington woman is pregnant with her “miracle baby” after doctors told her for years that she was infertile. Krista Schwab was born with two vaginas and two wombs—a rare condition known as uterus didelphys. Krista, 32, ...

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MMM financial freedom

MMM financial freedom opportunity for all By dipson

This is another creative one from the stable of A3 concepts titled “MMM” from the sensational vocal artiste, Adeogun Ayodipupo (a.k.a Dipson) .After he had done a series of motivational piece in the past, Dipson has chosen to solely compose the “MMM” track as a platform of dedicating to all mavrodians and urging the intending participant to join as soon ...

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World resigned, but wary of unpredictable Donald Trump

Washington (CNN)American allies woke up to Donald Trump’s victory early Wednesday deeply unsettled, questioning whether the US will remain a stalwart partner and a stable pillar of the international order. Trump himself promised change and uncertainty in his first major foreign policy address in April, saying he would “shake the rust off America’s foreign policy” and that the US would ...

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US offered to assist Nigeria to improve its disaster management capabilities.

​The United States of America has offered to assist Nigeria to improve its disaster management capabilities. The US Bilateral Affairs Officer, US Embassy in Abuja, Major Chidi  Adighije, said this in an interview with journalists at a one-day seminar on Disaster Response and Emergency Management, organised by the US Embassy in conjunction with the Ministry of Interior in Abuja on ...

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New poll shows Clinton over Trump by double-digits

  ​Story highlights  An ABC News poll shows Clinton leading Trump, 50% to 38%CNN’s Poll of Polls average has Clinton ahead 48% to 39% (CNN)Hillary Clinton has a 12-point lead over Donald Trump and has reached 50% support nationally among likely voters, a new ABC News tracking pollshows. The poll shows Clinton with 50% support to Trump’s 38%, with ...

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Update: 55 killed in Cameroon train derailment: minister

 55 killed in Cameroon train derailment Fifty-five people were killed and almost 600 injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed on Friday, leaving debris strewn across nearby tracks as carriages swung off the rails.  The train, travelling from the capital Yaounde to the economic hub Douala, was crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between the two cities ...

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US concerned about South Africa quitting ICC

​ The United States expressed concern on Friday over South Africa’s decision to withdraw its support from the International Criminal Court. While not itself a member of the court, the United States likes other countries to accept its jurisdiction, seeing it as an arm against the impunity sometimes enjoyed by rogue leaders.“We’re concerned about this decision,” State Department spokesman John ...

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Early voting numbers promising for Clinton in battleground states

More than 3.3 million Americans have already votedDemocrats also have improved their position in conservative and Mormon-heavy Utah Washington (CNN)There are hints of good news for Hillary Clinton in key battleground states as millions of Americans vote early, according to a CNN analysis of the latest early voting statistics. More than 3.3 million Americans have already voted. And among that ...

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100 million viewers: US Presidential election debate between Trump & Clinton to be the most viewed in history

The U.S Presidential election debate that will hold tonight between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the most viewed presidential debate in history with some commentators forecasting Super Bowl-sized viewership of around 100 million Americans. The debate will be live, unscripted and unpredictable and is expected to break the record TV audience of 80 million for the 1980 Presidential debate between ...

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Vladimir Putin favourite driver dies in ghastly car accident

​Vladimir Putin’s motorcade was involved in a horror car crah in Moscow – The Russian president wasn’t hurt as he was not in the vehicle – However, his favourite chauffeur with more than 40 years of driving experience died on spot Russian media report on a deadly head-on crash that involved Vladimir Putin’s official car. Fortunately, the Russian President escaped ...

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Nigeria & the implications of Donald Trum Presidency (Part 2)

Yet as hard as the Obama/Clinton/Kerry triumverate may try to cover it up, it appears that the message about the real situation in Buhari’s Nigeria is beginning to get across to the world. As a glaring example of this permit me to share the words of a strong Trump supporter, Republican Congressman Tom Marino, which were contained in a letter ...

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Japan’s population drops for 7th consecutive year

TOKYO — The population of Japan decreased for the seventh consecutive year and at the fastest pace since the current survey started in 1968. According to data released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications on Wednesday, Japan had a population of 125,891,742 as of Jan. 1, marking a decrease of 271,834 from a year earlier. The data does ...

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Oxfam: Poorest nations shouldering responsibility for world’s refugees

st nations shouldering responsibility for world’s refugees By Juliet Perry Updated 0536 GMT (1336 HKT) July 18, 2016 ‘The next time there won’t be anyone left’ Lifejacket graveyard captures refugee crisis magnitude ‘Paradise hotel’ where refugees stay for free World Refugee Day: By the numbers Meet inspiring refugee boy who wants to heal the world Selfless doctor heals refugees on Greek ...

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Hajj 2016: Saudi Govt warns Nigerian Pilgrims against bringing kolanut into country

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) recently said it was in receipt of a circular from the Government of Saudi Arabia prohibiting the importation of kola nuts, popularly called “goro”, “obi” in Hausa and Yoruba parlance into the Kingdom during the 2016 Hajj.The commission said the Saudi government threatened in the circular to punish any pilgrim who smuggles in ...

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Young Nigerian woman rescued in the Mediterranean Sea

Pictured on MSF rescue ship, Aquarius heading to Sicily, Italy is a young Nigerian woman who was rescued a few day ago in the Mediterranean Sea by MSF Sea. 1,618 total views, no views today

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Sexual misconduct: House of Reps summons US Ambassador, James Entwistle

​ The House of Representatives joint committee on Ethics and Privileges and Foreign Affairs, have summoned the US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, to appear before it on Thursday 14th over the alleged sexual misconduct by some lawmakers during their visit to the US in April this year. The US Ambassador had in a letter sent to the Speaker of ...

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Police arrest at least 40 people protesting Alton Sterling’s death in Baton Rouge (photos)

​ Last night, heavily armed Police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana arrested about 40 people during tense clashes with chanting protesters decrying the police-involved death of Alton Sterling. Majority of the arrests took place at Government St. near Interstate 110 after neighbors said scores of protesters refused to budge from the roadway and front yards along East Blvd for at ...

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Obese Indian woman slipped from staircase and crushed husband under her 128kg weight, killing them both

An elderly couple died after the woman, who weighed 128kg, slipped from the staircase and fell on her husband, killing them both in a tragic freak accident in Ramdham Society in Rajkot, on Monday July 4. Manjula Vithlani, 68, of Ramdham, India, fell as she hurried to check on her ill son Ashish on the floor above. Her husband Natvarlal ...

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Woman tied up her alleged rapist before her boyfriend beheaded him with a machete

22 year old Minnesota woman tied up a man, 20, she accused of sexually assaulting her, beat him thoroughly at her home before her boyfriend, Joseph Thoresen, 35, (right) beheaded him in the woodsThe woman, who has not been named, is accused of tying up and beating David Haiman (left) when he arrived at the Grand Rapids apartment she shared ...

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Twenty people die in West Virginia floods

At least 20 people, including an eight-year-old boy and a toddler, have died in flooding in West Virginia, according to state officials. Heavy storms and flooding have caused widespread damage throughout the state, said Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. A state of emergency was declared in 44 of the state’s 55 counties. Rescue efforts were under way for about 500 people ...

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YouTube can still win the livestreaming war

YouTube, sounding a little miffed that House representatives were live streaming their sit-in using Periscope and Facebook Live, reminded its community that it has been offering live streaming on its site since 2011, “before it was cool,” the company snarked in a series of announcements emerging from this week’s VidCon event. That may be true, but a single-purpose apps like Periscope are easier to ...

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David Cameron Britain votes to leave EU, Prime Minister quits

The pound fell more than 10 percent against the dollar to levels last seen in 1985, its biggest one-day fall in history, and European shares plummeted more than 8 percent, headed for their biggest ever one-day fall.   Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European ...

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history of Saint Valetiine

Don’t ignore this, its the History of valetine

THE LEGEND OF ST. VALENTINE   The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. But who was Saint Valentine, and how ...

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PLANE CRASH

MH17 Ukraine disaster: Dutch Safety Board blames missile

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed as a result of a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board says. The missile hit the front left of the plane causing other parts to break off, it said in a final report into the July 2014 disaster, which killed 298 people. The West and Ukraine say Russian-backed rebels brought down the Boeing 777, ...

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The Pope calls for a radical change in behaviour to save the planet for future generations

Pope Francis encyclical calls for end to fossil fuels

    The Pope has issued an encyclical, calling for fossil fuels to be “progressively replaced without delay”. Pope Francis urges the richer world to make changes in lifestyle and energy consumption to avert the unprecedented destruction of the ecosystem. Environmentalists hope the message will spur on nations ahead of the UN climate conference in Paris in December. But parts ...

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The great Moldovan bank robbery

It’s a mystery that’s thrown Europe’s poorest nation into deep crisis – $1bn has vanished from three of Moldova’s leading banks, much of it passing through UK companies. A confidential report has blamed 28-year-old businessman, Ilan Shor, but in an exclusive BBC interview he proclaims his innocence. Ilan Shor isn’t tall. So his personal assistant keeps telling him to adjust ...

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South Carolina church shooting: Nine die in Charleston ‘hate crime’

Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. City police chief Gregory Mullen described the attack at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church as a “hate crime”. Police later issued surveillance images of the suspect – a white male in his 20s – and a vehicle. The church’s pastor, state Senator Clementa ...

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Ireland becomes first country to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote – live

gay marriage As the cliche goes, success has many fathers and in the context of the Yes victory in the Irish gay marriage vote there will be many politicians who will want to claim the credit. It is a fact that this referendum was the brainchild of Eamon Gilmore, leader of the Irish Labour Party back in 2011. He insisted ...

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Cameron, four Nigerians win in UK election

Top left: Osamor; top bottom: Onwurah; middle: Cameron; top right: Grant; top bottom: Umunna. In one of the most keenly contested general elections in British history, four Nigerians won seats to the revered parliament, making it the first time such feat would be recorded Against all odds, David Cameron has won his re-election bid in one of the fiercest polls ...

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Syria war: ‘Chlorine’ attack video moves UN to tears

Members of the UN Security Council were moved to tears after they were shown a video of an apparent chlorine gas attack in north-west Syria last month. The footage shows the unsuccessful attempts of doctors to revive three children all aged under four. US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power described the meeting as “very emotional” and said those responsible ...

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Turkey anger at Pope Francis Armenian ‘genocide’ claim

Turkey has criticised Pope Francis for using the word “genocide” to describe the mass killing of Armenians under Ottoman rule in World War 1. Ankara immediately summoned the Vatican’s envoy after the Pope made the comments at a service in Rome. Turkey’s Foreign Minister described it as “far from the historical reality”. Armenia and many historians say up to 1.5 ...

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Rhodes statue removed in Cape Town as crowd celebrates

South Africa’s University of Cape Town (UCT) has removed a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of protests. The monument, taken down in front of cheering protesters, will be stored for “safe keeping”, UCT’s council said. Students have been campaigning for the removal of the statue of the 19th Century figure, unveiled in 1934. Other ...

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US and Cuba hold highest-level meeting in over 50 years

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez have held talks, in the highest level meeting between the two countries in more than half a century. The two held closed-door discussions after arriving in Panama for a summit. Meanwhile, the US state department has reportedly recommended that Cuba be removed from its list of states said ...

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Yemen crisis: Kerry warns Iran over Houthi rebel ‘support’

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned Iran over its alleged support for Houthi rebels in Yemen. He said the US would support any state in the Middle East that felt threatened by Iran, and would not “stand by” if Iran destabilised the region. The US is backing a Saudi-led coalition seeking to drive back the rebels and restore ...

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