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    World Sierra Leone acquits football chiefs after corruption trial – TODAY.NG

    Two former heads of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) were cleared of corruption charges on Monday after a high-profile case that led to a bust-up with FIFA. Ex-SLFA president Isha Johansen, a leading women’s football entrepreneur, and former general secretary Chris Kamara had faced...
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    World Facebook facing most probes by Irish data regulator – BBC News

    Social media giant Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp have been the subject of most data investigations in the Republic of Ireland since the European Union’s new data protection regulation came into force … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Alibaba reportedly mulling to raise $20B through a second listing in Hong Kong – TechCrunch

    Massive news just dropped for Hong Kong’s capital markets. Alibaba, one of the world’s largest tech companies, is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday citing sources. TechCrunch has reached out to Alibaba for comment and will...
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    World White Panda Is Spotted in China for the First Time – The New York Times

    HONG KONG — An all-white, albino panda has appeared in a natural reserve in China, the first of its kind to be documented, an expert said this week. The panda was photographed in April with an infrared camera at the Wolong National Nature Reserve in the … Read more via The New York Times –...
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    World Bannon’s group built the wall — a mile of it, anyway — over the weekend – Yahoo News

    BARCELONA — In what might be seen as a Memorial Day gift to President Donald Trump, residents of a mountain range outside of El Paso today woke up to a new vista—a mile-long wall of metal slats constructed … Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines – Get...
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    World Fiat confirms Renault merger proposal – Autoexpress

    Discussions for a £33bn merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Renault have been officially confirmed by FCA in a statement. The deal would see Fiat and Renault each own 50% of the new car manufacturer and would bring efficiency savings in excess of 5bn euros in addition to …...
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    World Ugandan scientist shortlisted for prestigious conservation award – Capital News

    Ugandan veterinarian and primate expert, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka has been shortlisted for the prestigious Tusk Conservation in Africa 2019 awards. The Tusk Awards for Conservation in Africa organised by conservation charity Tusk Trust in association with Investec Asset Management is...
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    World Judge got it wrong in gay sex ruling – Daily Nation

    It is the rampant privilege of the heterosexual class to assume that everyone wants to get married, when in actuality, marriage, even for heterosexuals, is not always a goal. In fact, when one is fighting for the right to be … Read more via Daily Nation | Home – Get...
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    World Police investigating Toronto doctor accused of sexually abusing patients – The Globe and Mail

    Toronto Police have launched an investigation into a prominent pain specialist accused of sexually abusing multiple patients. The Toronto Police *Service* … Read more via “sexual health” – Google News – Get more World News
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    World The dark side of kidney trade – The Hindu

    Some time in April this year, T. Pardhasaradhi, a native of Kurnool and a resident of Kukatpally in Hyderabad, approached the MR Peta Police Station in Visakhapatnam seeking to lodge a complaint stating that he was allegedly .... Read more via The Hindu – Health – Get...
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    World Man dies on plane after ingesting 246 cocaine bags – Myjoyonline news

    A Japanese man has died on a flight from Mexico City after ingesting 246 bags of cocaine. The flight, bound for Japan’s Narita International Airport, had to make an emergency landing in Mexico’s Sonora state after he began to have seizures. Authorities said the man, identified as … Read...