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Slashing the State Department and the U.N. is preparation for Bannon's "clash of civilizations"
From: Salon.com | By: Jefferson Morley, Alternet | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Lost in the sea of smartphones and brightly-colored apps is an intrepid sort of trailblazer known as the “hardware entrepreneur.” This peculiar specimen of entrepreneur is rarely seen in the wild, but they do indeed exist and their numbers are growing....
From: NextBillion | By: Kyle Poplin | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Egyptian army says it has lost 10 soldiers in fighting with Islamic extremists in central Sinai, following a raid launched against militants.
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.
From: New York Times | By: NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president." President Robert Mugabe has visited Singapore, Ghana, Swaziland and Mauritius in the past three weeks...
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A police officer and three other people were shot and killed when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin, investigators said. A suspect was in custody.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The armed group took over the school little by little.
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Officers, including a SWAT team, had a standoff with the suspect for several hours before ending in a volley of gunfire...
From: Time | By: Todd Richmond / AP | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Apple on Monday launched the Red Special Edition of the iPhone7 and the iPhone 7 plus to support the fight against HIV/AIDs in Africa. The post Apple launches iPhone 7 Red to help fight AIDS appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Nwafor Polycarp | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control. The post Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places appeared first on Vanguard...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The United Nations says the $864 million U.N.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In this edition of Star Wars Bits: The first picture ever taken of Luke Skywalker. Executive producer Dave Filoni talks all about that episode of Star Wars Rebels. A collection of updates on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Is Boba Fett plotting a left-field...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
From: New York Times | By: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Jerome Jarre wanted to raise $1 million, buy 60 tons of food and get Turkish Airlines to fly it in for free. How's he doing?
From: NPR | By: Natalie Jacewicz | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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THE Middle East is shattered. From the civil war in Libya to the killing fields of Iraq and Syria, the region has never been more divided. But amid the chaos, a few symbols still manage to unify people from Algiers to Damascus. One of the most beautiful...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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South Africa’s power utility is expected to end its alleged opposition towards procurement of renewable energy from some projects under the country’s auction program, the energy minister has indicated. South African Utility Eskom May Soon End Anti-Renewable...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Apple has announced a new special-edition iPhone with a red aluminium finish, a first for Apple smartphones, as part of a drive to raise funds to fight AIDS. The post Apple launches red iPhone appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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‘Tinsel’, an acclaimed longest running TV series in Nigeria, is set to attain a milestone of airing its 2000th episode on Thursday. The post ‘Tinsel’ longest TV series airs 2000th episode appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has debunked claims that Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company is among the oil firms it is allegedly set to recover crude oil allocation accruals worth $42 million from spanning 2012 through...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Algeria will soon float a massive tender to set up more than 4,000 megawatts of solar power capacity. Algeria Will Soon Float A 4 Gigawatt Solar Tender was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopians have been wailing miserably, biting their nails and gnawing their teeth due to the tragic rubbish dump landslide that occurred on March 11, 2017. It claimed several human lives in an area usually called Qoshe, in Kolfe-Keranyo...
From: All Africa | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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[The Herald] THE rift between MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai and embattled National People's Party leader Dr Joice Mujuru widened yesterday after the former unveiled his preferred partners for the perceived opposition coalition at a low-key gathering...
From: All Africa | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The two men were born in Germany but don't have citizenship; their families are from Algeria and Nigeria. German officials say it's the first time the government is taking such a step.
From: NPR | By: Bill Chappell | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The two men were born in Germany but don't have citizenship; their families are from Algeria and Nigeria. German officials say it's the first time the government is taking such a step.
From: NPR | By: Bill Chappell | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced a Central Bank of Nigeria staff, Philip Togun, and a woman, Esther Afolabi, ex-staff of WEMA Bank to 18 years imprisonment for participating in stealing of N8 billion at CBN Ibadan...
From: All Africa | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Just after Trump signed the first “Muslim ban,” a document began circulating online. I paused at its title: “Soviet Jewish Refugee Solidarity Sign-on Letter.” I grew up in New York City, where I went to public school; since I was a teenager many...
From: Tablet Magazine | By: Sophie Pinkham | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Patricia Danzi, the Africa director for the International Committee of the Red Cross, about famine relief efforts in South Sudan.
From: NPR | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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LEKOIL, an indigenous oil and gas exploration and production company, said it is targeting oil production of 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of second quarter of 2017, following the continuous production from the Otakikpo marginal field, oil...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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How could a congressional probe unfold, and what would it mean for the administration?
From: Salon.com | By: Jordan Tama, The Conversation | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Assessing the interests and weaknesses of the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East.
From: Salon.com | By: Michael J. Brenner, The Globalist | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Drone strikes require deeper reforms than changing which officials approve a “kill list.”
From: The American Conservative | By: Peter Van Buren | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Skeptics scoffed. But al Qaeda has been devising ingenious ways to blow up planes for years.
From: Politico | By: Thomas Joscelyn | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A pregnant woman, Mrs Elizabeth Orefuwa, who was Lagos State University, LASU, best graduating student in 2015/2016, says she wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, seven times before gaining admission. The post It took me seven...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Nwafor Polycarp | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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ASMAU, 13 and her sister, Aisha, 12 live in Wurno, a town in Sokoto State a few kilometres from the Nigeria-Niger border. They had never been to school until UNICEF’s cash transfer programme supported by the United Kingdom’s Department for International...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Nwafor Polycarp | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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By Innocent Anaba AS denials continue to trail the  report by Amnesty International, which indicted the Nigerian military and police of killing no fewer than 240 people, including babies in Borno State and 177 pro Biafran agitators, another group; this...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Urowayino Warami | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Ma'an News Agency reports: "Israeli forces have detained 18 Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem and West Bank for being in a WhatsApp group with a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli forces on Monday [near the Lion's Gate to the Al-Aqsa Mosque]...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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At 24, Ahmed Musa is the elder statesman of Nigeria's attack. International football is back and Nigeria's Super Eagles face two friendly games against a pair of highly regarded African sides. Talent-stocked Senegal were runaway favourites at the African...
From: ESPN | By: Colin Udoh | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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NOW EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu and Customs and Excise’s Hameed Ali are added to the list of Executive matters going through unnecessary rough times at the legislature. I have written several times reprimanding the National Assembly for always making a mountain...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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SECRETARY to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, yesterday, told the Senate he would not honour the invitation by the Ad Hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East, since he had gone to court to challenge it. The post...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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THE two arms of the National Assembly, NASS, yesterday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to raise additional $500 million eurobond from the international capital market to fund the 2016 Budget deficit. The post NASS approved Buhari’s...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Americas Lockheed Martin claims they can deliver the T-50A aircraft to meet the USAF’s T-X trainer program two years ahead of the service’s 2024 initial operating capability schedule. Speaking at the company’s annual media day, Rob Weiss, the executive...
From: Defense Industry Daily | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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BUSINESSES and brand owners have been urged to take advantage of the Youtube for content creation sharing and return on investment, RoI, as YouTube watchtime in Nigeria has increased by 150 percent. The post YouTube watchtime increases 150% appeared...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Urowayino Warami | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The Forum of State chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has formally broken into two along the division shaped at the national level between the factions led by Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and the National Caretaker Committee headed by Senator...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Lawal Babachir, said he would not honour Senate’s invitation on Thursday over the handling of funds for North-East rehabilitation. The post Alleged Fraud: SGF, Babachir challenges Senate’s invitation...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Danielle Mullins and Mohamed Jbali’s toxic marriage is over! RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal the 90 Day Fiancé stars are officially divorced. “Yes I am divorced,” Jbali exclusively told Radar.… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Teresa Roca | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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He has repeatedly been associated with shady dealings abroad
From: Time | By: Geoffrey Smith | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The acclaimed comedian debuted a pair of stand-up sets on Netflix this week
From: Time | By: Aric Jenkins | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The UK has followed the lead of the United States and is now starting to ban passengers from carrying electronic devices like their laptops and cameras onto planes to and from specific Middle Eastern countries. The list of countries that will be affected...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kristine Moore | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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A pregnant woman, Mrs Elizabeth Orefuwa, the Lagos State University (LASU) best graduating students in 2015/2016, says she wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) seven times before gaining admission. The post Best LASU graduating...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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I became a widow some five years ago and my husband left us well-provided for. The post Risky to have a second child with this toyboy appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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