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    World Suspected jihadist attack kills three Malian soldiers – Vanguard News

    At least three Mali soldiers were killed and five wounded Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack on an army camp in the far north of the country, the Malian military said. The outpost in Bambara Maoude, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the city of Timbuktu “was … Read more via...
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    World Female Saudi Rapper Faces Arrest For Praising Women In Music Video – The Guardian Nigeria News

    A female Saudi rap artiste identified as Asayel Slay is facing prison time after praising women as “powerful and beautiful” in a rap music video titled Bint Makkah (“Girl from Mecca”). In the song, Asayel … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
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    World Creator of LEGO figure dead at 78 – Vanguard News

    Jens Nygaard Knudsen, who designed the iconic Lego minifigure with interchangeable legs and torsos, has died while in hospice care from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), his former colleague said Saturday. The 78-year old former designer passed away on Wednesday at a hospice centre where he...
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    World Coronavirus stops league games in Italy – Newtelegraph

    Inter Milan’s game against Sampdoria is among three Serie A fixtures that have been postponed over fears of the spread of coronavirus. The suspension was announced by Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte at a news conference on Saturday, reports the BBC.... Read more via Newtelegraph –...
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    World Coronavirus cases slump in China, surge in South Korea, Italy – P.M. News

    China reported a sharp fall in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new infections continued to rise in other countries..... Read more via P.M. News – Get more...
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    World US Democrat Sanders projected to win Nevada – P.M. News

    U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will sweep Nevada Democratic Party caucuses on Saturday, according to several media projections. At nine percent of the precincts reporting, the 76 year-old Sanders held over double the number of the popular votes of former Vice President Joseph Biden.... Read...