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    2018 FIFA World Cup: Ikechukwu Ezenwa says he will stop Lionel Messi for 180m Nigerians – Pulse Ng

    Ezenwa who is part of Gernot Rohr’s 30-man list for the tournament and Nigeria will face Croatia, Iceland, and Argentina in the group stage. The 29-year-old played a key role in the qualification matches after.......... Read more via – Nigeria’s entertainment & lifestyle platform...
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    Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada, 15 wounded: authorities – Reuters

    TORONTO (Reuters) – Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, and then fleeing, authorities said. The blast went off in the Bombay Bhel restaurant at about 10:30 p.m. Fifteen people …...
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    Macron will attend World Cup if France reach semi-finals – Yahoo Sports

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said he would travel to Russia for the soccer World Cup if France reach the semi-finals, turning a deaf ear to calls from human rights groups to boycott the tournament. Human rights groups calling for the … Read more via SOCCER news, photos, and...
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    Trump Furious After Nobel Committee Gives Him Participation Trophy – The New Yorker

    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump was reportedly furious after the Nobel committee informed him on Thursday that he would not receive a Nobel Peace Prize but would get a participation trophy instead. In Oslo, a Nobel spokesman said that Trump would have the distinction of...
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    India PM accepts Twitter #fitnesschallenge – BBC News

    India’s Twittersphere has exploded with workout videos from officials and athletes in response to a trending social media challenge. It started when sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore posted a video of himself … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    Apple wins $539m in patent case – BBC News

    A US court has ordered South Korea’s Samsung Electronics pay $539m (£403m) in damages for copying features of Apple’s original iPhone. The jury’s decision is the latest step in a long-running legal battle between the world’s top smartphone makers. It began in 2011 when … Read more via BBC...
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    North Korea willing to talk ‘at any time’ – BBC News

    North Korea has said it is still willing to talk "at any time in any form" after US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Vice-foreign … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body – AP News

    LONDON (AP) — A London couple delusionally obsessed with a former boy-band star were found guilty Thursday of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their backyard. A jury at the Central Criminal Court convicted 35-year-old Sabrina Kouider and 40-year-old Ouissem...
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    Trump’s Growing List of Foreign-Policy Failures – The Atlantic

    “Gradually and then suddenly.” That was how one of Ernest Hemingway’s characters described the process of going bankrupt. The phrase applies vividly to the accumulating failures of President Trump’s foreign-policy initiatives. Donald Trump entered office with more scope for initiative in...
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    Alexa recorded a woman’s private conversation and sent it to a random contact – VentureBeat

    It’s every smart home speaker owner’s worst nightmare: A private message recorded and sent to a recipient without their knowledge. But that’s what happened to a Portland woman, who told a Fox affiliate that her Amazon Echo recorded an audio clip of her conversation and sent it to a person …...