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Dead man wins election in U.S.

A dead man has been elected as a legislature in Nevada’s State Assembly, in the just concluded U.S. mid-term elections. According to the Huffington Post, Mr Dennis Hof died unexpectedly in mid-October, but his name wasn’t scratched off the ballot under Nevada law. The pro-Trump candidate still found favour with the voters and patrons of Hof’s […]

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$1 million bra unveiled in U.S.

Victoria’s Secret has unveiled their annual “Dream Angels Fantasy Bra” and its shining Swarovski crystals which has a hefty price tag of $1 million. “Angel” Elsa Hosk will don the $1 million undergarment on Thursday during the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, the lingerie company announced. The bra, which also comes with a body chain, is […]

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Twitter deletes 10,000 accounts discouraging voting

Twitter Inc. deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in U.S. election. The accounts wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company. “We took action on relevant accounts and activity on Twitter,” a Twitter spokesman said in an email. The removals […]

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Khashoggi was strangled, cut into pieces inside Saudi consulate – Prosecutor

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled immediately he entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey and his body was ‘cut into pieces’ after the murder, the Turkish prosecutor said. According to AFP, Jamal Khashoggi was killed by ‘strangulation’ as soon as he entered consulate and his body was ‘cut into pieces’ after the murder. Details […]

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Sahle-Work Zewde is Ethiopia’s first female president

Ethiopia’s parliament today approved Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s new president, the first woman to hold the post. Sahle-Work, who was born 21 February, 1950, in Addis Ababa, is at present U.N. under secretary general and special representative of the secretary general to the African Union. She replaces Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, who tendered his resignation to parliament […]

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AU “satisfied’’ with Cameroon’s presidential election

The African Union (AU) said on Monday it was “satisfied’’with the manner in which Cameroon’s presidential election unfolded. “…we can agree that it (the voting of today) went well and we are satisfied,” said Kwesi Ahoomey-Zunu, Head of AU Observation Mission for the Election. “I do not have an exact evaluation of how things unfolded […]

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iPhone data blocked: London court takes mass action against Google

London’s High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet Inc’s Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users although it said the company’s actions had been “wrongful”. Richard Lloyd, a consumer activist who was behind the “Google You Owe Us” court challenge, had […]