Monthly Archive: June 2018

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Crocodile fatally mauls pastor baptizing followers at lake

A Protestant pastor was fatally attacked by a crocodile as he baptized followers at a lake in Ethiopia. Witnesses told CBS News partner network BBC News’ Ethiopian service BBC Amharic that the croc leapt out of Lake Abaya, in the country’s south, and bit Pastor Docho Eshete...

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Child has seizure hours after officials confiscate cannabis

A severely epileptic boy who had his medicinal cannabis oil confiscated at Heathrow on Monday has already had a seizure, his first in more than 250 days, his mother said yesterday. Billy Caldwell, 12, had a fit after missing a dose for the first time...

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Why House of Fraser to close 31 stores

“‘We’ve got nothing left in the town” Department store chain House of Fraser is to close 31 of its 59 shops, affecting 6,000 jobs, as part of a rescue deal. If the plan is approved, 2,000 House of Fraser jobs will go, along with 4,000...

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P.F. Chang’s Brings Sort-of Chinese Food to China

P.F. Chang’s version of chicken and waffles is Dusk ’Til Dawn Honey Chicken and Scallion Pancake, with crispy chicken on top of a buttermilk pancake. Photo: Dave Tacon for the Wall Street Journal “In U.S. films and TV shows, everyone is eating American Chinese takeout,” she said....

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Pope Francis Continues to Boost Diversity in College of Cardinals

Pontiff elevates 14 new cardinals from countries or dioceses rarely represented Cardinals in Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. The new appointments come from countries including Iraq, Pakistan, Madagascar and Japan.Photo: stefano rellandini/Reuters Pope Francis announced Sunday that he will elevate 14 men to the rank...

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LGBT: Real Reason US team dropped Christian footballer

Jaelene Hinkle has been dropped from the US female national soccer team after declining to wear a jersey to honour lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride month. She said her Christian faith was against wearing the shirt. In June 2017, the 25-year-old defender was...

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Mokwa-Jebba: Road closed as bridge collapses in Nigeria

The bridge after Mowo Junction on the Mokwa-Jebba road collapsed in the early hours of Sunday leading to closure of the road. Bisi Kazeem, spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), alerted the public over the collapse of the bridge in a statement on...

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Nigeria’s Raggae legend, Ras Kimono dies at 60

Nigeria’s Reggae legend, Ekeleke Elumelu, popularly known as Ras Kimono, is dead. The reggae star, who was known for hit songs like ‘We No Want’ and ‘“Rum-Bar Stylée” had reportedly concluded plans to travel to the United States on Saturday. Sadly, he was rushed to...