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Gunmen Kill 2 Police Escorts, Abduct Foreigners Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Gunmen Kill 2 Police Escorts, Abduct Foreigners Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway

The American and Canadian are investors setting up solar stations in villages around Kafanchan, Aliyu said. "The two policemen were killed while the expatriates were abducted".

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Lawsuit: Gay couple received 'hateful' religious pamphlets for Pennsylvania wedding

Lawsuit: Gay couple received 'hateful' religious pamphlets for Pennsylvania wedding

They were titled: 'Understanding Temptation: Fight the good fight of the faith '. Borg and Heasley live in Australia, but got married in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, so their friends could attend th...

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Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan

Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan

At $10 for every gigabyte of use, a bill can quickly skyrocket. Rival plans require customers to select an unlimited plan and pay the fee for such a plan every month. Plans with two lines get protecti...

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Classes canceled, state of emergency issued ahead of Wednesday's snow storm

In Houston, the cold accompanying the storm was deadly. "Please stay off the road unless you absolutely have to". Almost 600 crashes have been reported in Harris County since Tuesday morning, Sheriff ...

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India and Pakistan thrash opponents at ICC Under-19 World Cup

India and Pakistan thrash opponents at ICC Under-19 World Cup

Spinner Anukul Roy claimed a maiden five-wicket haul in ODIS while skipper Prithvi Shaw continued his impresive form with strokeful half-century at the Bay Oval. Anukul Roy of India U19. The res...

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Hearts agree loan deal for Steven Naismith from Norwich

Hearts agree loan deal for Steven Naismith from Norwich

They are now finalising details with his club Norwich City, but all parties are willing for the deal to happen. Naismith has not yet travelled to Edinburgh to finalise the deal but if all goes to pl...

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Saudi Arabia: 'The Emoji Movie' & 'Captain Underpants' Are First Films To Screen

Saudi Arabia: 'The Emoji Movie' & 'Captain Underpants' Are First Films To Screen

Cinemas were banned in the early 1980s under pressure from Islamists as Saudi society turned towards a particularly conservative form of religion that discouraged public entertainment and public mi...

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MSFT) — Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ

The stock increased 0.77% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $46.89. About 11.67M shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since January 17, 2017 and is downtr...

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Rapes "part of society", says Haryana senior police officer, instigate outrage

RC Mishra, an additional director general of police, has incited outrage with a comment about the rape-murders that is being viewed as harsh. Meanwhile, without naming his bete noire Haryana Congres...

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UAE responds to United Nations over Qatar airspace violation claims

UAE responds to United Nations over Qatar airspace violation claims

Suwaidi said two Qatari war planes twice flew dangerously close to the UAE airliners as they descended towards Bahrain International Airport in separate incidents on Monday, and could be seen by the...

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Teng, Aces pummel listless Picanto

Teng, Aces pummel listless Picanto

Rookie Jeron Teng flirted with a double-double to lead the Aces, finishing with 23 points and nine boards. The Aces kept the foot on the gas pedal in the payoff period as they led by as many as 40 p...

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IDX floor collapse: Malaysian students safe, to return today

IDX floor collapse: Malaysian students safe, to return today

The report said the walkway was part of the original structure, built in the late 1990s, and not added later. "We have to say that [the preliminary] report is just an initial report put together by ...

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Walmart COO to be appointed worldwide CEO

Walmart COO to be appointed worldwide CEO

The role is seen by many as a stepping stone to the top job at the world's largest retailer, with current CEO Doug McMillon and his predecessor Mike Duke having run the global unit previously. McKenna...

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Robinson: Trump rejects American ideals of diversity

The bill is also hindered by the fact that it would be very unlikely to pass in the Senate, where Republicans only have a 51-49 majority over Democrats. The reports ignited a new round of accusations ...

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Dead as Turkish Military Training Plane Crashes

Dead as Turkish Military Training Plane Crashes

Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said in a statement that the aircraft took off for a planned training flight from the 1st Jet Base Command in central Eskişehir province at 11:03 a.m. The incident is consid...

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Orrin Hatch Jokes About Accidentally Removing Pair of Nonexistent Glasses: They're 'Invisible'

Orrin Hatch Jokes About Accidentally Removing Pair of Nonexistent Glasses: They're 'Invisible'

But Twitter was not so quick to let up. If Hatch was surprised to find nothing there, he certainly didn't show it, and his seamless follow through left the internet in stitches on Tuesday after a vi...

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India plans to issue orange passports for some migrant workers

India plans to issue orange passports for some migrant workers

India's plan to introduce orange-coloured passport jackets for some migrant workers is discriminatory and could increase the vulnerability of workers often duped by middlemen who promise them jobs, sa...

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In a dramatic twist to 'disappearance' case, Togadia drags in Modi's name

In a dramatic twist to 'disappearance' case, Togadia drags in Modi's name

Vishwa Hindu Parishad's global president Pravin Togadia was found at hospital here late on Monday after he was reported untraceable since morning after a Rajasthan police team arrived to arrest him fo...

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Bahamas, anyone? Carnival Cruise Lines coming back to Norfolk

Bahamas, anyone? Carnival Cruise Lines coming back to Norfolk

Carnival Cruise Lines has sailed out of Norfolk 15 of the past 16 years. That trip will include a two-night stay in Bermuda. For those wanting to go North instead of South, Carnival will also off...

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Airbnb will now let you book by paying 50 percent in advance

Airbnb will now let you book by paying 50 percent in advance

The short-term rental company Airbnb introduced a new option for consumers to pay a smaller deposit for their trip when booking it. To qualify for Pay Less Up Front , the total stay must be $250 or...

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Oak Ridge, other schools closed due to weather Tuesday

Oak Ridge, other schools closed due to weather Tuesday

Tonight the low will dip to around 21. The specific forecast for Magnolia predicts an 80 percent chance for rain, snow and sleet before midnight, then snow and sleet. Actual high temperatures...

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Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs

President Trump should lose some weight, exercise more and scale back on his beloved Big Macs, but his ideal score on a cognitive test suggests there's "no reason whatsoever" to doubt his mental fit...

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Do not open this message, your iPhone will crash

Do not open this message, your iPhone will crash

While it's not a serious problem that will do any real lasting damage to the iPhone or Mac, it's still a major annoyance. Bugs like this are a nuisance rather than a genuine worry, and Apple does te...

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California: 13 chained siblings rescued

California: 13 chained siblings rescued

Police said they were alerted to the situation in the house in Perris , California , by a 17-year-old girl who escaped and called them on a cellphone. The six children were admitted for treatme...

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Rebel ex-police officer among dead in shootout

Rebel ex-police officer among dead in shootout

Perez, a photogenic former police officer who once starred in an action film, previous year used a hijacked helicopter to attack government buildings and stole weapons from a military base in what he ...

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London's air quality 'the best for a decade'

London's air quality 'the best for a decade'

London's air quality is still expected to exceed limits later this month, and recent City Hall analysis showed every part of London exceeded World Health Organisation guidelines for unsafe particles. ...

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Hackers Steal 'Stellar' Cryptocurrency Worth $400000

Hackers Steal 'Stellar' Cryptocurrency Worth $400000

The attack apparently was a phishing attack aimed at the BlackWallet's hosting provider. The creator of BlackWallet took to Reddit to explain that they'd disabled the hosting account and websites...

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Taoiseach reaffirms Ireland's commitment to membership of the European Union in Strasbourg

Taoiseach reaffirms Ireland's commitment to membership of the European Union in Strasbourg

Varadkar cited close cultural ties between Ireland and Britain, including his own immediate family, as a reason why he was arguing for the closest possible relationship between the European Union and ...

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Gov. Greitens delays tax policy tour after admitting to affair

Gov. Greitens delays tax policy tour after admitting to affair

The statement is directly attributed to Greitens, who has kept public appearances and comments to a minimum since St. Louis television station KMOV confirmed and broadcast a report that he cheated on ...

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Fiat Chrysler CEO: Moving Ram Production to Mexico Was a Mistake

Fiat Chrysler CEO: Moving Ram Production to Mexico Was a Mistake

A $1 billion boost to the company will be provided as well following the US tax code overhaul that was passed in December. That truck is now made in Saltillo, Mexico, where workers will continue to ma...

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