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  1. .com | PICS: Mnangagwa visits the injured in hospital following Zimbabwe blastRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News24

    Pictures of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa visiting the injured following a blast at a ruling Zanu-PF party rally in Bulawayo have emerged on social media. In one of the pictures, Mnangagwa is seen standing next to a hospital bed where one of his vice presidents' wife, Mary Chiwenga is lying.

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  2. Military: Lasers target US aircraft over PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC15.com

    Lasers have been used to target US aerial operations in the Pacific, with 20 incidents recorded since September of last year, according to a US military official. The military spokeswoman, who requested not to be named, told CNN that lasers had been flashed at US aircraft, and that the sources of these flashes are suspected to be Chinese.

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  3. Say hello to South America with a $470 round-trip fare from LAX to EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    You can fly to Quito, Ecuador, for $470 round trip on Copa Airlines and see the Basilica of the National Vow surrounded by the Old Town. Quito, the capital, sits at an elevation of more than 9,000 feet, which keeps day time highs generally below 70 degrees, despite being just south of the equator.

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  4. Are Certificates of Deposit Worth It Right Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    Rates on certificates of deposit are finally rising. If you're looking to kick-start your savings strategy, consider adding CDs to the mix.

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  5. 'It's always been about playing for England' - the second coming of CiprianiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    His dazzling debut against Ireland in 2008 is one of just four starts for England, and his total of 15 caps seems a scant return for a player who had the world at his feet as a 20 year-old. But as Cipriani - who describes himself as more "stoic" these days - prepares to make his first start for his country in a decade, when England face South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday, his story should perhaps be viewed in a completely different way - as a heartening tale of determination and perseverance.

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  6. With loss of parliament, Georgia's second city prepares for a downgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | EurasiaNet

    Prospective changes would reverse the previous government's efforts to share with Kutaisi some of the development that booming Tbilisi has enjoyed. When Georgia moved its parliament to Kutaisi - 150 miles and more than three hours' drive west of the capital, Tbilisi - then-President Mikheil Saakashvili promised the move would make the city "Georgia's second capital."

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  7. Is hands-free cell phone use safer? Studies say noRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | Iol.co.za

    Johannesburg - According to a report by the International Transport Forum , as many as 25% of crashes on South African roads are caused by the use of cell phones while driving. Hands-free kits and Bluetooth devices let drivers keep both hands on the wheel when talking on mobile phones - but do they really make driving while using a cell phone safer? Kirstie Haslam, partner at DSC Attorneys, says that studies suggest the answer is no.

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  8. 51 young South Africans stranded in China following visa scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | Iol.co.za

    The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is working with Chinese authorities to help dozens of young South Africans who are stranded in China due to a visa scam. A statement said Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu is aware of South African citizens who are stranded in China as a result of the visa scam and she has instructed the department to work with the Chinese authorities to have their passports released so that they can come back to South Africa as soon as possible.

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  9. Fun facts from The Broadmoor's first 100 years - Part 10: Worldwide...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | The Gazette

    In the 100 days prior to The Broadmoor's 100th anniversary celebration, The Gazette is collecting 100 fun facts about the rich and colorful history of that landmark Colorado Springs institution. Here are Nos.

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  10. Thousands due to descend on Stonehenge for summer solsticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | ITV

    On the longest day of the year, the sun rises behind the Heel Stone, the ancient entrance to the Stone Circle, and rays of sunlight are channelled into the centre of the monument. Up to 25,000 people are expected to attend the 2018 summer solstice at the site, where sunrise is due to take place at 4.52am.

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  11. The Myth Of IP Incentives For All Nations - Q&A With Carlos CorreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Intellectual Property Watch

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  12. Platinum Stars looking to be on the verge of extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Iol.co.za

    Once known as Silver Stars, Platinum Stars were for several years a leading light in the Premiership, but now look set to disappear off the South African soccer map. Stars, also known as Dikwena, and coached by Roger De Sa, were relegated to the National First Division after losing out in the play-offs last month.

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  13. A Play About Refugee Camps Is Coming. With Refugees in the Cast.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | The New York Times

    As debates about the treatment of migrant families rage in the United States, a play coming to New York hopes to illuminate the plight of refugees across the Atlantic. "The Jungle," a play by two men who spent time in a camp in Northern France with refugees from Africa and the Middle East, will arrive at St. Ann's Warehouse on Dec. 4. The show received rave reviews when it ran in London last December.

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  14. How to slow down Ebola: Virologists use genetic trees to evaluate intervention strategiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Crofs Blogs

    The phylogenetic tree of the Ebola epidemic of 2013-2016 doesn't just tell us how the Ebola virus was able to evolve: it also reveals which events and preventive measures accelerated or slowed down the spreading of the virus. Between 2013 and 2016, West Africa suffered the most severe outbreak of Ebola ever recorded.

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  15. Everything you need to know about Generation ZRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | CIO

    Just when you thought you had millennials figured out, along comes Generation Z. But how exactly do they differ from millennials - if at all? What does this next generation of tech-savvy, socially aware and entrepreneurial workers want? How can you attract, hire and retain them? New research from culture, compensation and career monitoring site Comparably set out to answer those questions by gathering data between March 2016 and April 2018.

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  16. El Ni o watch issued: How it could seriously affect this storm season Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | The Daily Commercial

    An El Niño watch issued Thursday put the world on alert that the capricious climate pattern with a global sway on weather is likely to make an appearance this fall or winter.

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  17. Magic Planet Opens Its Third Location in Bahrain at the Avenues MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Al Bawaba

    Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia announced the opening of Magic Planet's new location in The Avenues mall in Bahrain. Opened on June 13th, this marks the 35th attraction for the Middle East's leading family entertainment centre in the MENA region and will deliver the same captivating experience guests have come to expect from the brand.

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  18. Tata Communications Provides Secure and Seamless Connectivity to BlaBla Connect OTT subscribersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Al Bawaba

    With Tata Communications Wi-Fi+, BlaBla Connect is able to address the security risks and hidden costs sometimes associated with accessing unsecure public Wi-Fi networks. Tata Communications , a leading digital infrastructure provider has been selected by global OTT solutions provider BlaBla Connect to underpin a first-of-its-kind OTT service that integrates its existing mobile wallet and voice services together with borderless connectivity.

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  19. Book excerpt: 'Call Me American' by Abdi Nor IftinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Boston.com

    Through a friend of Sharon's I was introduced to Abdul, a young man who ran an agency in Portland that helped settle new Somali immigrants, most of whom suffered from trauma and emotional stress and spoke no English. Abdul took me to the main mosque in town, and I couldn't believe all the Somalis, most of whom had cars, jobs, and their own homes.

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  20. Warning over illegal metal detecting at Hadrian's WallRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Scotsman.com

    Archaeologists have raised the alarm over loss and damage caused by nighthawks in the illegal search for treasure along Hadrian's Wall. More than 50 holes dug by people undertaking illegal metal detecting have been found at the Brunton Turret section of the 1,900-year-old World Heritage Site, government heritage agency Historic England said.

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