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Kangaroo attack in Australia nearly turns deadly

Australian couple are lucky to be alive after they were attacked by a vicious kangaroo in northeastern Queensland state. Jim and Linda Smith were feeding wild kangaroos on their property in the Darling Downs when a grey kangaroo buck struck out at Jim, knocking him to the ground. The kangaroo …

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New York marks first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

New York has marked its first weekend without a shooting in 25 years, police said Monday. “We went Friday, Saturday, Sunday without any shootings and homicides,” New York Police Department chief James O’Neill told reporters. “That’s the first time in decades, and that’s something not just the NYPD, but all …

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Boko Haram kills second aid worker in Nigeria

Boko Haram militants have killed a female aid worker held by the group since March, the Nigerian government has confirmed. In September, the jihadist group killed a midwife taken at the same time. The militants have also been holding a 15-year-old schoolgirl and another medical worker. On Sunday, the International …

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies age 65

Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer. He was 65. “My brother was a remarkable individual on every level. While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a …

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Bagbin supporters jubilate over attack on Mahama

Supporters of one of the presidential hopefuls of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, are excited over the recent attack on former President John Dramani Mahama by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. The supporters of Mr Bagbin, who are a group of branch executives of the …

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Father jailed 10 years for impregnating daughter

A 42-year-old farmer, Collins Boadi, who impregnated his own daughter and aborted the pregnancy, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Asamankese Circuit Court. He pleaded guilty. Police Chief Inspector Emmanuel Ato Gand, prosecuting, told the Court presided over by Mr Ayitey Armah-Tetteh that Boadi …

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My support for Bagbin not betrayal – Fritz Baffour

Former Information Minister in the Mills-Mahama administration, Fritz Baffour has described as “unfair” accusations of betrayal levelled against him following his declaration of support for Alban Bagbin in the National Democratic Congress’ search for a flagbearer ahead of the 2020 elections. Mr Baffour who was unveiled moments earlier as the …

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