Category: General

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Trump calls CNN ‘Fake News’ Channel

President Trump seems not to be relenting on his criticisms of America’s famous news channel CNN and this time around the U.S. president has carpeted the media outfit for a mistake in a recent report on Russia meddling, saying the cable TV network was “caught...

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Clifford, British entertainment PR giant jailed in sex scandals

Max Clifford, the publicist who once represented some of the biggest names in British entertainment, died in prison today. He was 74 and was serving an eight-year sentence for sexual offenses. Clifford was found guilty in 2014 of eight indecent assaults on women and girls,...

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Mass is for the Eucharist, not pictures. Put the phone away – Pope

On Wednesday a fiery Pope Francis chastised those who spend Mass talking to others, looking at their phone or even taking pictures during papal liturgies, saying these are distractions that take focus away from the “heart of the Church,” which is the Eucharist. “The Mass...

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REVEALED: How Niger Delta Oil Spills Causes Infant Deaths

Babies in Nigeria at double the risk of dying before they reach a month old if mothers lived near the scene of an oil spill before conceiving, study shows Babies in Nigeria are twice as likely to die in the first month of life if their mothers...

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The Latest: Exuberant demonstrators remove Mugabe signs

Some of the several thousand exuberant demonstrators in Zimbabwe’s capital are removing street signs with the name of President Robert Mugabe and stomping on them, as pressure builds for the longtime leader to step aside. The military, which put Mugabe under house arrest this week,...

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Qatari gov’t mulls investing in Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int’l) might get a capital boost from the Qatari government which would alleviate the effects of likely net loss in this financial year. Such plans were revealed by Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohamed bin Saud al-Thani, CEO of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA),...

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Rohingya girls at 12 are compelled to marry just to get food

Allocation of food rations by household means refugees fleeing persecution in Myanmar are marrying off children as young as 12 to create new family circles Young Rohingya girls who have fled Myanmar are being forced to marry when they reach Bangladesh simply to secure more food for...

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Catholic liturgies avoid Christmas decorations, carols in Advent

During the weeks before Christmas, Catholic churches stand out for what they are missing. Unlike stores, malls, public buildings and homes that start gearing up for Christmas at least by Thanksgiving, churches appear almost stark save for Advent wreaths and maybe some greenery or white...