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Obama Bashes Trump On Trade, Immigration, and Tweets

During a speech on his economic record today, President Obama issued a scorching warning to Americans about Donald Trump: “Don’t think this agenda’s going to help you. It’s not designed to help you.” The president sounded at turns exasperated and confounded as he addressed the people of Elkhart, Indiana, a …

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Justice and accountability essential for Libya peace

Justice, accountability and the deterrent effects of the law remain “critical components” for achieving lasting peace in Libya, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda encouraged Libya’s government to give priority to devising effective plans and strategies …

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Palestine thanks South Africa for its allegiance

The Palestinian government on Wednesday in Cape Town thanked the South African government and the public for its long-standing allegiance to the Arab nation. “We appreciate very much what you are doing for us,” said the Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat. Erekat was part of the Palestinian delegation that paid …

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Egyptair plane is missing

A search is under way for an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo which is thought to have crashed into the sea with 56 passengers and 10 crew on board – including one British national. Flight MS804 departed the French capital at 11.09pm (CEST) before vanishing. The airline said the plane …

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Body of SA soldier to be repatriated from South Sudan

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday conveyed the condolences of President Jacob Zuma, the government and people of South Africa to the family and friends of Warrant Officer Muzwandile Joel Sithole who died in South Sudan. Warrant Officer Sithole died on Friday while on official duty in Juba, the capital …

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Jason Day wins The Players Championship

The best field in golf was no match for Jason Day at The Players Championship. Day caused only a little drama Sunday in what otherwise felt more like another coronation for the 28-year-old Australian. He led by at least two shots the entire round, played bogey-free again on the back …

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Cruz Suspends His Campaign After Indiana Loss

Call it Black Tuesday for the world’s bookies. Today, Leicester City, a UK football club given 5000-to-1 odds to win the Premier League, clinched the title. And Donald Trump is going to be the Republican Party’s nominee for president. At least, the odds are heavily in his favor. Texas Sen. …

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Gays are worse than pigs and dogs, Mugabe

Gays are worse than pigs and dogs, Mugabe

As many as five Zimbabweans in the much-maligned Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender and Intersex community commit suicide every year because of homophobia, a Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) official said. Speaking at a media training workshop in Harare on Thursday, GALZ Programmes Officer, Sylvester Nyamatendedza, said there was …

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Prince is Dead

The artist known as Prince, who pioneered “the Minneapolis sound” and took on the music industry in his fight for creative freedom, died Thursday at age 57. “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park …

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Asian markets buoyed by Wall Street and oil gains

Asian markets buoyed by Wall Street and oil gains

Asian stock markets rallied again on Thursday as another surge in oil prices and gains on Wall Street reinforced optimism about the world economy. With a positive vibe flowing across trading floors, investors shifted out of safe-bet assets such as the yen, which helped Japan’s Nikkei record a third-straight gain. …

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