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Couple falls from 9 storey building while having sex

Couple falls from 9 storey building while having sex A woman has been killed after falling from the ninth floor of a block of flats in Russia while having sex, but her partner survived after landing on top of her. The woman, aged 30, was found dead at the base of an apartment block in St Petersburg on the night...... more

Child rapists to be castrated in new law

Child rapists to be castrated in new law New laws in Ukraine will see convicted paedophiles and rapists forcibly castrated by chemical injection. The legislation will potentially apply annually to thousands of men aged between 18 and 65 found guilty of raping or sexually abusing minors. Paedophiles will face “coercive chemical castration” under the new system. This “involves the...... more

U.S. universities offer scholarships worth $7.5m to Nigerians

U.S. universities offer scholarships worth $7.5m to Nigerians More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session. This was disclosed by the Acting United States Consul General,...... more

Report identifies leading causes of death among Europeans

Report identifies leading causes of death among Europeans Heart attacks and strokes were the most common death causes in the EU in 2016, according to a Eurostat statement on Tuesday. The statement said in 2016, 36% of the deaths occurred due to heart attacks and strokes and 26% were because of cancer. However, in Denmark, France, the Netherlands and...... more

US House condemns Trump’s attacks on four congresswomen

US House condemns Trump’s attacks on four congresswomen The US House of Representatives has voted to condemn President Donald Trump after a series of attacks aimed at four congresswomen. The resolution denounced Mr Trump’s “racist comments that have legitimised fear and hatred of New Americans and people of colour”. Mr Trump had been accused of racism and xenophobia for...... more

We won’t be intimidated — US congresswomen targeted by Trump

We won’t be intimidated — US congresswomen targeted by Trump The four Democratic congresswomen who were attacked by US President Donald Trump in racist tweets over the weekend said on Monday they will “not be silenced”, and instead turned their attention to the treatment of immigrants detained at the border, healthcare and education, among other issues. US Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan...... more

US moves to restrict asylum for southern border arrivals

US moves to restrict asylum for southern border arrivals The Trump administration is moving to block most asylum-seekers at America’s southern border, a move that would largely affect Central Americans who cross through Mexico. The administration’s action, announced by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, bars people from applying for asylum in the U.S. if they traveled by...... more

Boxing champion crushed to death by car

Boxing champion crushed to death by car Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach said the former fighter was hit by a car Sunday night. The driver of...... more

We’ll make it difficult for people to seek asylum in U.S ― Trump

We’ll make it difficult for people to seek asylum in U.S ― Trump The Donald Trump Administration, on Monday, said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States (U.S.) The Department of Homeland Security, in a statement issued with the Department of Justice, said the interim rule would set...... more

Trump steps up attack on ‘US-hating’ Congresswomen

Trump steps up attack on ‘US-hating’ Congresswomen US President Donald Trump has redoubled his attack on four Democratic congresswomen, accusing them of “hating our country”. “If you are not happy, if you are complaining all the time, you can leave,” he told a heated news conference outside the White House. On Sunday, Mr. Trump called on the women,...... more

ICE begins round up of 2,000 undocumented immigrants in USA

ICE begins round up of 2,000 undocumented immigrants in USA Immigration authorities have begun conducting raids, a senior administration official said Sunday, in an operation expected to target about 2,000 undocumented immigrants ordered by courts to be removed from the country. The raids, which will focus on recent arrivals to the country, are slated for Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los...... more

Trump under fire for racially-charged tweets against congresswomen

Trump under fire for racially-charged tweets against congresswomen US President Donald Trump has been accused of racism after posting tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen. He claimed the women “originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe”, before suggesting they “go back”. He then said Speaker Nancy Pelosi “would be very happy to quickly work out free...... more

Bangladesh to send over 500 fishermen back to India

Bangladesh to send over 500 fishermen back to India Bangladesh will hand over more than 500 fishermen to Indian water border authority after they crossed the Bangladesh sea border, said an official to Anadolu Agency on Sunday. A total of 519 fishermen who have been under Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) custody for crossing into Bangladesh’s territorial waters in Patuakhali, a...... more

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for 4th time

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for 4th time American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O), said on Sunday, it is extending for a fourth time cancellations of about 115 daily flights into early November due to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX jets. The airline’s decision was expected after the Federal Aviation Administration, which must reapprove the...... more

At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon

At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday. Northeast India has also been hit by floods with 11 deaths recorded as rivers burst their banks. Heavy rains since Thursday have hit several districts in Nepal,...... more

France creates space force command

France creates space force command French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country’s defense capabilities. Addressing military personnel a day before the Bastille Day parade, Macron said the new military doctrine setting up a space command would strengthen protection...... more

Applications open for coveted 6-month 2020 internship at Boeing in Seattle

Applications open for coveted 6-month 2020 internship at Boeing in Seattle The opportunity is here for those studying, or recently graduated, and aiming for a career in aerospace. “Now’s your chance, with a fully-paid, six-month opportunity in Boeing’s coveted International Business Intern Program (IBIP) in the United States,” Boeing said in a statement issued in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Friday, July 12....... more

U.S may run out of cash in September: Treasury

U.S may run out of cash in September: Treasury   The United States (U.S) Government could run out of money in early September unless Congress allows the administration to borrow more, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Friday. The Treasury has been taking extraordinary steps since March to shuffle its cash around to continue paying its bills after hitting the $22...... more

Nigerian gay priest fights to marry partner

Nigerian gay priest fights to marry partner A 53-year-old Nigerian priest in the church of England is fighting to marry his partner, also a Nigerian. As a priest, the Church allows Jide Macaulay to be gay. But an outright marriage to his partner is not permitted. He can live with him in a celibate relationship but cannot get...... more

Children among 14 civilians killed in Syria strikes

Children among 14 civilians killed in Syria strikes Fourteen civilians, including six children and infants, were killed Saturday in air strikes in northwest Syria, targeted for months now by deadly regime and Russian bombardment, a monitor said, According to English.alarabiya.net. Most of the children were among civilians killed when Russian aircraft raided an informal camp of internally displaced Syrians after...... more

Gun owners turn over weapons for money in New Zealand

Gun owners turn over weapons for money in New Zealand Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics. Police said they paid more than 430,000 New Zealand dollars ($288,000) to 169 gun owners...... more

Islamic State terrorists threaten Turkish President Erdogan

Islamic State terrorists threaten Turkish President Erdogan Islamic State terrorists have threatened Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, calling him an “arrogant tyrant.” The threat was delivered in a recent video by a IS fighter identified as Abu Qatada al-Turki, according to a translation by the SITE Intelligence Group. “Do not think that the swords of the soldiers of...... more

Controversy over video showing Trump kissing campaign aide

Controversy over video showing Trump kissing campaign aide President Donald Trump’s legal team posted a video of him kissing campaign aide Alva Johnson that they say clears him, but that her side says proves her accusation of forcible kissing. Johnson, a former Trump campaign staffer who lives in Alabama, alleged in a lawsuit filed in February that Trump grabbed...... more

US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine

US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to settle an investigation into data privacy violations, reports in US media say. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been investigating allegations that political consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained the data of up to 87 million Facebook users. The settlement...... more

May: My regrets as UK Prime Minister

May: My regrets as UK Prime Minister Outgoing British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said she regrets allowing too much polarisation over Brexit and avoiding televised debates before a disastrous snap election in 2017, in an interview published on Friday. May resigned as leader of the ruling Conservatives in June after she conceded defeat in her two-year battle to...... more

Doctor sacked for refusing to address bearded man as ‘madam’

Doctor sacked for refusing to address bearded man as ‘madam’ A Christian doctor was sacked after saying he could not refer to “any 6ft-tall-bearded man as madam,” an employment tribunal has heard. Dr David Mackereth told a panel that using transgender pronouns was “a ritual denial of an obvious truth.” The 56-year-old from Dudley, claims the Department for Work and Pensions...... more

R. Kelly arrested over alleged sex trafficking charges

R. Kelly arrested over alleged sex trafficking charges R Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on child pornography and federal sex trafficking charges. The 52-year-old singer was arrested by New York police detectives from the department of Homeland Security on Thursday, law enforcement said. Joseph D. Fitzpatrick, spokesperson for the US Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of Illinois,...... more

Coup attempt foiled in Sudan, 17 suspects detained

Coup attempt foiled in Sudan, 17 suspects detained Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) said late Thursday that it had foiled an attempted coup. In a statement broadcast live on state-run television, it said the coup was attempted in a bid to undermine the final agreement to be signed between the military and opposition on sharing power for three...... more

7 separatists killed in battle with Cameroon forces

7 separatists killed in battle with Cameroon forces At least seven armed separatists were killed in fresh clashes with government forces early Thursday in Cameroon’s locality of Esu located in troubled English-speaking region of Northwest, according to military sources. “We know them well. There were 11 of them generally. We only handled those that were actively involved in the...... more

US moves to assemble naval escorts for Gulf tankers

US moves to assemble naval escorts for Gulf tankers The Pentagon says it is discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf, a day after Iranian ships allegedly tried to block a United Kingdom oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The White House’s nominee to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, said on...... more

 

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