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    World Iran missile strike: 50 US troops now diagnosed with brain injuries – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The US Military has now increased the number of casualties suffered by US soldiers to 50, after an Iranian missile strike on a US base in Iraq early this month in retaliation for the US killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.… Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –
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    World Google Translate is getting a transcribe mode for lectures, speeches – Engadget

    In the future, Google Translate will be able to transcribe long lectures while translating it into another language in real time. The tech giant has demonstrated the upcoming feature at an event in San Francisco where it demoed some of its artificial intelligence projects.... Read more via...
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    World Federal agency says it doesn’t track foreign spending at Trump Hotel – Yahoo News

    The federal government doesn’t know how much money foreign governments and entities have spent at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, a GSA official testified Tuesday.... Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines – Get more World News
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    World China Death Toll Climbs to 132 as Cases Soar: Virus Update – Bloomberg

    The novel coronavirus spread further, with the number of confirmed cases in China soaring to overtake the official number of infections in the country during the SARS epidemic.... Read more via Bloomberg – Get more World News
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    World Kobe Bryant’s heartbroken father Joe Bryant is seen for the first time since his son and granddaughter Gigi died in Helicopter crash (Photos) – Linda

    Kobe Bryant’s heartbroken father has been seen for the first time since losing the NBA legend, 41, and his 13-year-old granddaughter Gigi in a helicopter crash. Joe Bryant, 65, a retired NBA star, was pictured stepping out of the Las Vegas home he shares with Kobe’s mother, Pamela, … Read...
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    World Can the New Coronavirus Be Stopped? – WebMD Health

    Jan. 28, 2020 -- With a new coronavirus sickening thousands across China, researchers who specialize in tracking the spread of infectious disease are modeling its movements. They’re asking just how Read more via WebMD Health – Get more World News
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    World Palestinian leader Abbas shreds Trump’s Middle East peace plan – P.M. News

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan got instant bashing from the Palestinians on Tuesday, with President Mahmoud Abbas dismissing it as only good for the dustbin of history. Abbas called the plan a “slap of the century”. And in Gaza and West … Read more via P.M. News –...
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    World Perspectives From Kenya and Ghana On Coronavirus Preparations – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    Chinese officials have identified a novel coronavirus which belongs to a family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. Countries across the world have heightened their disease surveillance systems and, in some cases, issued travel advisories...
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    World Cameroonians Fleeing Separatist Violence Head to Nigeria Ahead of Elections – VOA News

    ATTA, NIGERIA – Villagers in Cameroon’s volatile northwest region are fleeing separatist violence ahead of February 9 local and parliamentary elections to neighboring Nigeria. The rebels have vowed to stop the elections and are clashing with the military while civilians are caught up in the...
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    World Mother And Son Get 12-Year Jail Term For Duping American Of $82,570 – Nairaland

    The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday sentenced Mrs Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri and her son, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri, to 12 years’ imprisonment each for duping an American of $82,570. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke convicted the duo following their plea of guilty to four counts of “fraudulent trick...