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    World Celebration as former Pakistan PM Sharif, daughter regain freedom – Punch Newspapers

    A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of jailed former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from a lower court in July, thus, prompting celebrations among supporters waiting outside. The Islamabad High Court suspended the 10-year...
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    World President Trump rips Jeff Sessions: ‘I don’t have an Attorney General’ – USA Today

    President Trump has launched his most aggressive attack yet on Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story....‘i-dont-have-attorney-general/37863371/ Get more World News
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    World Cocaine production jumped 31 percent in Colombia in 2017 – UN – Punch Newspapers

    Cocaine production in Colombia, the world’s top producer of the drug, soared in 2017 by an estimated 31 percent amid a big jump in farmland devoted to its cultivation, a UN report said Wednesday. The UN Office on Crime and Drugs said about 423,000 acres (171,000 hectares) in … Read more via...
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    World Liberia Investigates Missing $60M Banknotes |Network Africa| – Channels Television

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    World Donald Trump Jr. and Girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle Denied Service at Montana Restaurant: ‘Just Not Who We Are’ – Newsweek

    Donald Trump Jr. and girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle’s campaign rally for Republican Matt Rosendale in Bozeman, Montana, suddenly doesn’t have a location after the Midtown Tavern told the couple they were no longer welcome on their premises. Yesterday, Republican Matt Rosendale’s campaign...
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    World Gossip magazine loses appeal over topless pictures of Princess Kate – TODAY.NG

    French Gossip Magazine Closer lost its appeal on Wednesday against hefty fines issued over topless pictures it published of Kate, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge. A court in Versailles confirmed fines against two Closer journalists responsible for the incident, ruling that they must each pay...
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    World Zambian President fires Minister over misuse of poor people’s fund – Premium Times Nigeria

    Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday fired a minister responsible for administration of a social cash transfer scheme after reports of misapplication of funds. This follows revelations that about 4.3 million U.S. dollars of donor funds for the scheme had gone missing, forcing some donors...
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    World American sentenced to 15 years in prison overseas asks Trump for help – ABC News

    After five years in prison, an American citizen jailed on trumped up charges in Egypt is pleading for his life to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. In two letters sent to the administration, obtained exclusively by ABC News, Mustafa Kassem recounts how he was beaten and...
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    World Food insecurity: Gambia calls for global support – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The Gambian government had declared on Wednesday a status of food insecurity and called on global partners to swiftly respond with support. A statement from the Vice President’s office read stated that assessment had shown a failure of 2018 cropping season across the … Read more via PM NEWS...
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    World Suspect in Mollie Tibbetts’ killing enters not guilty plea – CNN

    The man accused of pursuing and killing college student Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa pleaded not guilty during arraignment Wednesday. Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, entered his not guilty plea to a charge... Read more via CNN – Get more World News
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    World Malaysia arrests former prime minister Najib in corruption case – PressTV

    Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested the country’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak amid new corruption charges over $628 million allegedly siphoned off from state investment fund 1MDB. The commission said in a statement that it had arrested Najib on Wednesday as part of its...
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    World Archaeologists ‘find captain James Cook’s HMS Endeavour’ solving one of the greatest ever maritime mysteries – FOX News

    (REUTERS) - Archaeologists believe they have found the final resting place of Captain James Cook’s ship HMS Endeavour off the East Coast of … Read more via FOX News – Get more World News
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    World NASA names its first female chief flight director – CNET – CNET

    NASA has appointed Holly Ridings as its next chief flight director, marking the first time a woman has held the role. Holly Ridings started with NASA in 1998. Bill Stafford/NASA Ridings, who’s been with NASA since … Read more via CNET – Get more World News
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    World Uganda’s opposition pop star Bobi Wine set to return home – TODAY.NG

    Uganda’s pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker is returning home on Thursday after seeking treatment in the United States for injuries suffered during alleged state torture, while police say they will meet him at the airport. Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, is charged with...
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    World Trump Says Kavanaugh Accusations Are ‘Very Unfair’ – The New York Times

    WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that the charges against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, his Supreme Court nominee, were “very unfair” but added that he wanted to hear from the woman who has accused the judge of sexually assaulting her when they were both teenagers.... Read more via...
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    World 400 killed in Cameroon violence – Amnesty – Vanguard News

    No fewer than 400 people have been killed by both the security forces and the armed separatists in an escalating violence in Cameroon’s English speaking Northwest and Southwest regions, Amnesty International said. The London-based human rights organisation, in a report said … Read more...