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Louisiana governor signs 6-week abortion ban into law

Louisiana has become the latest state to have a controversial abortion ban signed into law. The Louisiana House of Representatives passed the bill on Wednesday, sending it to the governor’s desk for signature in order for it to become law. Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has been vocal in …

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“I laid flat on the ground as they opened fire” – Survivor narrates how she pretended to be dead as gunmen kill six members of her family in Plateau State

Six members of a family were killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen inside their home in Dangwal village, Ganawuri district of Riyom local government of Plateau state along Jos-Kaduna-Abuja road on Monday night May 27th. According to reports, the gunmen arrived Dangwal Village at about 8pm on Monday …

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Housekeeper defiled my daughter, niece, woman tells court

A nurse, Mrs. Ebele (surname withheld) on Thursday narrated to an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how her male housekeeper allegedly defiled her six-year-old daughter and seven-year-old niece. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the nurse made the claim while giving evidence at the trial of the housekeeper, …

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Trump says impeachment is ‘dirty, filthy, disgusting word’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected ‘disgusting’ talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome. Talking to reporters on the White House South Lawn ahead of a …

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Longtime US senator, Thad Cochran dies at 81

Former US senator, Thad Cochran, a soft-spoken but powerful Republican who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than four decades has died today at the age of 81. His longtime spokesman Chris Gallegos said “Cochran’s family extends its gratitude for the support shown to the senator by Mississippians over the years”. A …

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Six dead in suicide blast at Kabul military academy

At least six people were killed and six more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said. The attack outside the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in western Kabul took place at the road entrance to the war college. Kabul …

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Photos: Woman stages her own kidnap to extort money from her relatives so she can send herself and boyfriend abroad

The Nigeria Police Force have arrested 36-year-old mother of three, Chizoba Ogbonna, pictured above, for allegedly masterminding her kidnapping. Chizoba who is a graduate of the Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, was arrested with two others, Uche Anthony and Joseph Ezema, who allegedly assisted her to mastermind …

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