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    World Chevy salesman suspected of kidnapping disabled customer, stealing $200K – Autoblog

    The FBI is reportedly investigating a salesman at a Tennessee Chevrolet dealership on suspicion of kidnapping and stealing $200,000 from a disabled customer. He has not been charged, but he does not work at the dealership anymore. According to reports from Automotive News and ABC News Channel...
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    World Group Hacks FBI Websites, Posts Personal Info on Agents: Report – The Daily Beast

    A hacker group uploaded the personal information of thousands of federal agents and law enforcement officials onto the web after hacking into “FBI-affiliated websites” and websites connected to at least one company, TechCrunch reports. The hackers reportedly breached three FBI National Academy...
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    World A Solar-Powered Yacht Lights Up the Singapore Show – Bloomberg

    Almost 90 yachts and other water vessels are on display at the Singapore Yacht Show this weekend, which is hoping to attract more than 16,000 people — from experienced yacht buyers to those still striving.... Read more via Bloomberg – Get more World News
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    World Explainer: How seriously should we take the idea that the ANC might axe Ramaphosa shortly after the elections? – Daily Maverick

    The African National Congress President, Comrade Cyril Ramaphosa, on Tuesday, 8 April 2019, engaged with the farm owners, Agri Weskaap, business and academics in Stellenbosch on the Beyerskloof wine farm just outside Stellenbosch. The discussions premised on the future trajectory of the...
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    World Facebook Spends $22.6m To Keep CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Safe – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    According to the report, Facebook Inc doubled the money it spent on Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2018 to $22.6 million, a regulatory filing showed on Friday. Zuckerberg drew a base salary of $1 for the past three years, and his “other” compensation was listed at …...
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    World 12-year-old boy has been piggybacking disabled friend around school for 6 years – Myjoyonline

    A 12-year-old boy from Meishan, in China’s Sichuan Province, has been hailed as a hero for making it possible for a disabled classmate to move around at school by carrying him on his back for the last six years. When he was only 4-years-old, Zhang Ze was … Read more via Ghana News HomePage...
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    World 2 Cuban doctors abducted by Shabaab in Mandera – Capital News

    Suspected Somali Al-Shabaab jihadis kidnapped two Cuban doctors Friday and killed their police protection officer in northeastern Kenya, police said. Police Spokesman Charles Owino said the two doctors and their guard were on the way to work in the town of Mandera when they were attacked...
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    World Sudan’s Coup Leader Steps Down, hands Over to Another General –

    Awad Ibn Auf, Sudan’s defence minister and leader of the coup that ousted Omar al-Bashir, has stepped down. Mr Ibn Auf announced his decision to step down at a nationwide broadcast on Friday, saying another military general would be in charge of the country. “I hereby announce my resignation...
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    World Former CNN Inside Africa Host, Soni Methu, Dies at 34 –

    Kenyan journalist Soni Methu, the former host of CNN’s “Inside Africa,” has died at the age of 34. According to CNN, Soni collapsed suddenly on Thursday in Kenya and died en route to the hospital. And this was confirmed by her sister, Faith Methu, who the cause of death … Read more via...
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    World Sudan coup leader steps down – BBC News

    The head of Sudan military council has stepped down a day after long-time leader Omar al-Bashir was toppled in a coup. Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf announced his decision in a broadcast on state TV on Friday...... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News