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Buhari defends Abacha, berates Obasanjo for squandering $15bn on power

Buhari defends Abacha, berates Obasanjo for squandering $15bn on power

President Muhammadu Buhari has raised questions over the $16 billion allegedly spent on Nigeria's power sector during the administration of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. "One of the former Hea...

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Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink trains cancelled and delayed

Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink trains cancelled and delayed

Your service is shameful!' Already, people have taken to Twitter to show the so-called chaos, with Northern trains being cancelled this morning, making it hard for commuters to get into work this ...

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Texas school shooting accused was spurned by victim - mother

Texas school shooting accused was spurned by victim - mother

And after offering his prayers, those were the first two points Lt. Gov. Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Violence says their group was invited by Abbott to the roundtable event scheduled for Wednesday. ...

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German court rejects call for ex-Catalan leader to be rearrested

German court rejects call for ex-Catalan leader to be rearrested

The court decided that extradition of the ex-Catalan leader to Spain was not possible on the charge of rebellion, since it did not see evidence that Puigdemont meant to use force to gain Catalan indep...

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Police, Santa Fe Suspect Exchanged Fire For Nearly 30 Minutes

Police, Santa Fe Suspect Exchanged Fire For Nearly 30 Minutes

Jai Gillard told The Associated Press on Monday that her friend Christian Garcia was killed after he was leaning against a door to prevent the gunman from getting inside an art classroom. Trochesset a...

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Loch Ness monster hunt continues as scientists turn to DNA sampling

Loch Ness monster hunt continues as scientists turn to DNA sampling

The Loch Ness monster is an enduring mystery which has drawn people from around the globe to hunt for the beastie. University of Otago professor Neil Gemmell believes he can change that, and this J...

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TN: Several killed in police-firing as Sterlite protests turn violent

TN: Several killed in police-firing as Sterlite protests turn violent

It noted that in 2013, the then Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa ordered for the plant to be shut down after people complained of irritation in their eyes. State Opposition leaders slammed the ruling g...

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Survivors of Texas shooting confront 'spiritual war zone'

Survivors of Texas shooting confront 'spiritual war zone'

Far from it. As with other school massacres, the students had much more to learn and accomplish, the teachers more to impart to their young charges. The teenager was surrounded by dozens of televisi...

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Country's secular fabric is under threat: Archbishop of Delhi

Country's secular fabric is under threat: Archbishop of Delhi

The archbishop of Delhi has called for a prayer campaign until the next general election in an unprecedented political intervention, citing a threat to the country's secular fabric, triggering angry r...

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Palestinians ask ICC to investigate Israel human rights violations

Palestinians ask ICC to investigate Israel human rights violations

Under global law it is illegal to transfer populations out of or into occupied territory. The ICC has been conducting a preliminary probe since 2015 into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territorie...

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Janet rails against abuse in awards speech

Janet rails against abuse in awards speech

Calling for a moment of silence wasn't enough for singer Kelly Clarkson as she hosted Sunday's 2018 Billboard Music Awards . "We need to do better". "Thank you so much". Swedish DJ and superstar ...

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Iran Sympathizes with Cuba over Plane Crash

Iran Sympathizes with Cuba over Plane Crash

There was no other official mention of survivors from a almost 40-year-old Boeing 737 operated by Cubana de Aviacion, which crashed into a field close to a wooded area near Havana's Jose Marti air...

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Steam Link public beta now available on Android

Steam Link public beta now available on Android

When we heard Valve was making an app version of the Steam Link , we were surprised - shocked, really, that Valve would have the audacity to shrink the hardware it worked so hard on to the size o...

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Google Assistant rolling out to Sony's two biggest wireless headphones

Google Assistant rolling out to Sony's two biggest wireless headphones

The company in its official statement said, "We apologise for the inconvenience, but the release of this software update has been delayed.We are working on the issue and will release the update as soo...

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Distant object pointed to ninth planet of the Solar system

Distant object pointed to ninth planet of the Solar system

The team from the Dark Energy Survey say that 2015 BP519 is the most extreme Trans-Neptunian Object found to date in the paper. Astronomers have now reported having found another distant body in our s...

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Microsoft in Cloud Deal With US Intel Community

Microsoft in Cloud Deal With US Intel Community

The agreement expands an existing contract among Microsoft , Dell Technologies Inc. and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to include more products. To ensure world-class security,...

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YouTube To Launch New Music Streaming Service

YouTube To Launch New Music Streaming Service

In 2014, it followed up with Music Key, offering subscribers ad-free music videos, but a lack of interest saw Music Key succeeded by YouTube Redin 2015 . Although YouTube Music was part of Youtube R...

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Halo: Fireteam Raven Arcade Game Announced

Halo: Fireteam Raven Arcade Game Announced

Microsoft and 343 Industries announced Halo's first ever arcade game on Thursday, a collaboration with arcade specialists Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix. Halo: Fireteam Raven is a new arcade-exclu...

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The Division 2 Confirmed to Launch Before April 2019

The Division 2 Confirmed to Launch Before April 2019

During the last meeting with shareholders to illustrate the financial results for the 2017/2018 fiscal year, Ubisoft CFO Yves Guillemot talked about the projects in the pipeline for the current fiscal...

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Moto G6 Launched in China as

Moto G6 Launched in China as "Moto 1S" Phone; Price $235

The biggest difference to be found? While there are no changes in terms of specifications and design, the stock Android UI is replaced with the custom ZUI skin. There is a dual camera setup at the bac...

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HTC U12+ Specs Leak Reveals All About Upcoming Phone

HTC U12+ Specs Leak Reveals All About Upcoming Phone

The OS will be Android Oreo and the device will be IP68 certified for dust and water resistance, it will have a 3,500mAh battery . By complete, we mean a insane detailed, seemingly official three-p...

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Microsoft Rolls Out the May Update for Xbox One

Microsoft Rolls Out the May Update for Xbox One

Xbox Live and Discord integration: Xbox Live users can now sign into their Discord accounts. This will also allow players to start Mixer broadcasts from anywhere on Xbox One , making streamin...

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Share Feed Posts to Stories

Share Feed Posts to Stories

Instagram just made it easier to share and highlight in stories the pictures and videos you see in your feed. If you don't want your posts shared to stories by other people, you can easily opt out in ...

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IPD kicks off Special Olympics torch run

IPD kicks off Special Olympics torch run

This week is the annual torch run in support of Louisiana Special Olympics. About Special Olympics New York Special Olympics New York provides year-round sports training and competition in 23 Olym...

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'Fortnite' adds first taste of ranked play with 'Solo Showdown'

'Fortnite' adds first taste of ranked play with 'Solo Showdown'

So don't expect this to be a permanent fixture on the Game Modes screen. The new Fortnite Solo Showdown mode is available to play now, and won't be disappearing until May 21. The developers say ...

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Bing becomes latest to ban cryptocurrency ads

Bing becomes latest to ban cryptocurrency ads

The ban is expected to take full effect by late June or early July. Following the lead set by Google , Facebook and Twitter , the search service Bing has confirmed that it's now set to ban cry...

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Red's $1300 Holographic Phone Coming to AT&T, Verizon This Summer

Red's $1300 Holographic Phone Coming to AT&T, Verizon This Summer

It's still not precisely clear when the Red Hydrogen One will finally appear. (For its part, Verizon would only it's offering the phone later this year.) Red, which specializes in digital cameras,...

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NASA Plans to Fly Helicopter on Mars

NASA Plans to Fly Helicopter on Mars

Then Wall-E - aka Mars Cube One B or MarCO-B - used a fisheye camera to snap its first photo on May 9. However, Mars Cube One is the first CubeSat created to operate in deep space. In order to crea...

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Astronauts successfully complete six-hour spacewalk

Astronauts successfully complete six-hour spacewalk

Since they operate using highly toxic ammonia, the spacewalkers must take utmost care not to get any on their suits. One pump got too cold because of a power shutdown 17 years ago and is called Frosty...

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OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones launched in India for Rs 3999

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones launched in India for Rs 3999

Stretch-resistant cables connect the earphones and the battery part rests on the user's neck. Speaking about the battery life, the OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones offer 255 hours of standby tim...

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Apple's proposed North Carolina campus is nearly a 'done deal'

Apple's proposed North Carolina campus is nearly a 'done deal'

However, now The Washington Post is reporting that Apple is also considering a spot in Northern Virginia. Apple's move into North Carolina is expected to consist of two stages: a 1,000-employee le...

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New YouTube section provides better credit to songwriters, labels and more

New YouTube section provides better credit to songwriters, labels and more

The change will affect millions of songs, and details will continually be added to clips. In addition to providing credits, this new " Music in this video " section links to official content and is ...

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Distant galaxy hints at universe's earliest stars

Distant galaxy hints at universe's earliest stars

Scientists identified a very faint glow emitted by ionized oxygen in the galaxy. It's this light signal that ALMA has picked up some 13 billion years later, although in that time the expansion of the ...

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Media hype around Markle's father overshadows royal wedding

Media hype around Markle's father overshadows royal wedding

The 73-year-old will reportedly go into surgery at 7.30am today after checks at hospital today found his heart attack last week "did significant damage". The BBC says "it is still very much M...

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AJ Pollock exits Diamondbacks' Monday game with sprained thumb

AJ Pollock exits Diamondbacks' Monday game with sprained thumb

So when Pollock went down late in Monday's 7-2 loss to the Brewers with a sprained left thumb, Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo couldn't bring himself to face a near future without his cleanup...

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YouTube to launch new music streaming service on May 22

YouTube to launch new music streaming service on May 22

From Beyonce's livestream at Coachella to landmark videos like " Despacito ", " New Rules " and " This Is America ", more than 1 billion music fans come to YouTube each month to be part of music cultu...

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OnePlus 6 India launch today, debuts with all-glass design

OnePlus 6 India launch today, debuts with all-glass design

Screen: The OnePlus 6 comes with the 6.28-inch screen with FullHD+ display . It also has a fingerprint sensor under the rear camera . The special edition is slated to launch today during the ...

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Facebook Rolling Out Stories Archive, Cloud Storage And Audio Posts

Facebook Rolling Out Stories Archive, Cloud Storage And Audio Posts

The changes allow people to save or archive Facebook Camera clips in their accounts. Now, you can save your photos on Facebook and share them later. Saving isn't the only area where Facebook is maki...

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NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol

NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol

Officially, the production of CFC-11 should be near zero or nearly zero - at least, those are the countries that cooperate with the United Nations body that monitors and ensures compliance with the M...

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Former Trinidad star dies in auto crash

Former Trinidad star dies in auto crash

He played two full global matches for Trinidad and Tobago in 2009. "The TTFA and all his former teammates extends deepest condolences to his family in this most hard time". Samuel was born in the ci...

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