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Las Vegas shooting: What was Stephen Paddock’s motive?

“Everyone has three lives,” Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez once posited. “A public life, a private life and a secret life.” It remains unclear whether a secret life led Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old wealthy, retired accountant with a penchant for gambling, to open fire on a Las Vegas music festival crowd and kill 58 people and injure 500 others before ...

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Catalonia referendum: Spain apologises to injured Catalans

The Spanish government’s representative in Catalonia has apologised to those injured during police efforts to stop Sunday’s independence referendum. But Enric Millo blamed the Catalan government for holding an illegal vote. Meanwhile the government in Madrid has issued a decree making it easier for companies to move their headquarters away from Catalonia. A Catalan minister told the BBC his government ...

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Puerto Rico recovery: Hamilton creator releases charity song

Lin-Manuel Miranda has family in Puerto Rico   A group of music stars have come together to create a song in aid of relief efforts for the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico. Almost Like Praying has been written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, musical creator of the hit Broadway show Hamilton. Stars who have taken part include Gloria Estefan, Rita Moreno, Jennifer ...

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Trump rolls back access to free birth control

  Donald Trump’s government has issued a ruling that allows employers to opt out of providing free birth control to millions of Americans. The rule allows employers and insurers to decline to provide birth control if doing so violates their “religious beliefs” or “moral convictions”. Fifty-five million women benefited from the Obama-era rule, which made companies provide free birth control. ...

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Final Catalan vote count shows 90% backed independence: regional govt

Final results from Catalonia’s outlawed independence referendum showed that 90 percent of voters backed the region breaking away from Spain, the Catalan government said on Friday.     A full count of the results from last Sunday’s vote published online showed that 2,044,038 of the 2,286,217 people who took part voted for independence, with a turnout of 43 percent.

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Indonesia President Was Forced To Alight From Car And Trek 3km To Attend Function Due To Traffic Jam

President Joko Widodo of Indonesia was forced to trek 3 kilometers to the 72nd anniversary of the official founding of the Indonesian Military (TNI) yesterday due to serious traffic jam.   The event took place in Cilegon, Banten with a carefully choreographed military exercises on display at the ceremony.   Narrating how it happened, an eyewitness said the president got ...

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M-I-R-A-C-L-E: 57yrs Old Woman Welcome A Set Of Twins With Hubby After 27yrs Of Marriage & Childlessness (Photos)

For Mr. and Mrs. Joseph, it`s joy unspeakable, as they have just welcomed a set of twins after 27 years of marriage, and 7 years of post-menopause. Olupage Photography, who shared photo the 57-year-old lady with her twins, wrote; “At age 57, …27years of waiting in marriage, …7 years post-menopause…Jesus wouldn’t let down their faith, He wouldn’t close their case. ...

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See Photos Of Stanbic IBTC Bank Staff In School Uniforms To Mark Customer Service Week

One of the commercial banks in Nigeria has painted a classroom setting in secondary schools to mark their customer service week.     These are colourful photos of Stanbic IBTC members of staff setting aside their laborious jobs to mark their customer service week with utmost fun. Some of the workers in Lagos recently dressed as school students and teachers ...

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Singer, Shakira & Her Football Star Baby Daddy, Gerard Pique To Call It Quits After 7 Years & 2 Kids

Pop singer Shakira and her partner of seven years, Gerard Pique have ended their relationship. The two have two sons together and have had to dispel rumours of rift since 2016.       The otherwise very public couple have not been seen together since June, during the star-studded wedding of Lionel Messi in June. After first telling newsmen that ...

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