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    World About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York: CDC – Reuters

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – As many as 100 passengers and crew reported feeling ill on Wednesday during an Emirates flight from Dubai to New York, and health workers were evaluating them as the airplane sat on the tarmac of JFK International Airport, authorities said. The emergency services are seen...
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    World Former Taliban Hostage Accuses Canadian Husband of Abuse – Vice

    Boyle and Coleman in captivity with two of their children. Taliban media via Twitter. A woman held hostage by the Taliban for five years says that her husband, also a hostage, abused her while the two were held captive. For five years, Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman were held … Read more...
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    World Facebook chief says internet firms in ‘arms race’ for democracy – TODAY.NG

    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said late Tuesday that the leading social network and other internet firms are in an arms race to defend democracy.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more World News
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    World UK Seeks Two Russians Over Spy Poisoning – Leadership Newspaper

    Metropolitan Police Service British prosecutors said Wednesday they have a European arrest warrant for two Russians suspected of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in the city of Salisbury. Police identified Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov as the men who allegedly tried to kill Russian...
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    World Suicide attack at sports club leaves four dead, 18 injured – Punch Newspapers

    A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a sports club in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding 18, officials said, in the latest attack in the Afghan capital. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish …...
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    World Donald Trump suggests libel laws be changed after bombshell book – TODAY.NG

    President Donald Trump responded Wednesday to a damning book about his presidency by journalist Bob Woodward by suggesting that Congress change US libel laws.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more World News