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The movie celebrates black excellence with a pretty flawless film, as far as characters, storyline, plot and production design. "They will use a Nigerian actor with a Nigerian accent to play a Kenyan character or vice versa", said Sope Aluko, one of five Nigerians in the film, at the Lagos premiere in Nigeria this week.
  • Donald Trump heading to Florida to meet 'bravest people'

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    A Florida sheriff says the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people stopped at fast food restaurants after the attack. The teenager accused of unleashing one of the deadliest school shootings in USA history confessed that he heartlessly murdered 17 innocent people at a Sunshine State high school - and that he had even more ammo on him, according to a sheriff's report released yesterday.
  • Shooting suspect fled school with students; was arrested at McDonalds

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    The first two funerals were for Alyssa Alhadeff , 14, a high school athlete and Meadow Pollack , an 18-year-old senior who had been headed to Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. "There were problems with him past year threatening students, and I guess he was asked to leave campus", Gard told the newspaper. Perhaps his support for the President should be no surprise: According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Cruz was also a member of the a white supremacist group known as ...
  • Patrick Brown Registers To Run For Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader

    Patrick Brown Registers To Run For Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader

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    Questions have also been raised about allegations made by the other woman who has accused the former PC leader. While all four candidates said they opposed a carbon tax to replace the Liberals' current cap and trade, none of them offered specifics on how they planned to make up for the estimated $4 billion from the tax that was to fund a 22 per cent income tax cut and other key election promises in the party's platform.
  • Turkish PM tells Merkel: trial for German reporter shortly

    Turkish PM tells Merkel: trial for German reporter shortly

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    At a joint press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin a day earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced hope for a fast judicial process for Yucel. Conflict also developed over Turkey's refusal to let German lawmakers visit troops based in Incirlik air base in Turkey and campaigning by Turkish politicians on German soil.
  • Bangladesh hands list to Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh hands list to Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation

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    Even the term Rohingya, which means of the Rakhine state, is extremely controversial in Myanmar, where many Buddhist use the term Bengali to refer to the persecuted Muslim minority. "They said they will take them all in three phases", he said. Impoverished Bangladesh has been overwhelmed by the refugee onslaught and is eager for them to return to Myanmar.
  • Pakistan to send military training mission to Saudi Arabia

    Pakistan to send military training mission to Saudi Arabia

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    The deployed troops are mostly serving in training and advisory roles, according to a report. The Pakistan Army announced the decision after a meeting between Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Saudi ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Al-Maliki, at army headquarters in Rawalpindi on Friday.
  • Highline College locked down for reports of gunfire on campus

    Highline College locked down for reports of gunfire on campus

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    At this time we have not located any injuries or indications of a shooting, but we are still treating it as one until we can confirm and completed our search. The school has about 17,000 students. The campus remains in lockdown as authorities continue to go building to building through the campus. The college says that police were evacuating buildings and assessing the situation after reports came just after 9am.
  • Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

    Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

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    But Ramaphosa already faces an uphill climb leading not only his country but his party, which has been hit with accusations of corruption. Cyril Ramaphosa became South Africa's president with a message of clean government and inclusiveness on Thursday, stirring the hopes of many South Africans that he can reverse a corrosive period of decline and division under his predecessor, Jacob Zuma .
  • US, Turkey agrees to normalize relations, Turkish Foreign Minister

    US, Turkey agrees to normalize relations, Turkish Foreign Minister

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    Turkey has repeatedly accused the U.S. of massively arming the YPG , and has said Washington must gather up its weapons now that the peak of the fight against IS militants has passed. The Kurdish group has become a top U.S. ally in the fight against Islamic State - also known as Isis - in Syria but Turkey considers it a national security threat.
  • Utility bill passes House, but with major amendment

    Utility bill passes House, but with major amendment

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    The Republican majority, after mostly voting against the amendment, moved to reconsider it once it passed and voted for it en masse in a voice vote, avoiding being on the record for allowing a power company to charge customers twice for the same thing.
  • Angela Merkel says Germany 'deplores' Brexit

    Angela Merkel says Germany 'deplores' Brexit

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    Speaking in conciliatory terms as Britain's prime minister prepares to present her ideas on security cooperation in Munich on Saturday, the German chancellor said that the two sides were seeking common ground. Hardline Brexit-backers in the government fear the Irish border riddle - and concerns about a possible return to the violence of the past - could be used as a Trojan horse to keep Britain in the EU's customs union forever.
  • Theresa May to push defence ties with Angela Merkel

    Theresa May to push defence ties with Angela Merkel

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    Yucel, a correspondent for German daily Die Welt , could still face up to 18 years in prison if convicted, Turkey's Anadolu news agency reported. News of Yucel's release came as a Turkish court on Friday jailed three prominent journalists for life on charges of links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup, state media said.
  • Nokia starts review of digital health business

    Nokia starts review of digital health business

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    In 2016 Nokia bought France's Withings, which makes activity trackers and thermometers, for Euro 170 million ($212.3 million or roughly Rs. 1,350 crores) as an initial move in the health market. Any further announcements regarding this particular issue will be made known to the public if and when necessary. The company's net loss also widened from €912 million to €1.44 billion a year ago.
  • HEB Joins Forces with Favor to Deliver the Goods in San Antonio

    HEB Joins Forces with Favor to Deliver the Goods in San Antonio

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    The company more than doubled its footprint across the state and became the first US on-demand delivery company to achieve "profitability at scale". "Favor is great at home delivery". A few years back, the delivery company tried expanding to more than two dozen cities across the country, but quickly pulled back to focus on its home state.
  • ICAI to look into systemic issues in Rs 11400cr PNB scam

    ICAI to look into systemic issues in Rs 11400cr PNB scam

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    Meanwhile, both Modi and Choksi are summoned under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and asked to depose within a week's time. Kumar said the bank is very careful as far as gems and jewellery industry is concerned and has been taking steps to put lot of risk mitigation measures for accounts from the sector.
  • Body found in Ranelagh is that of missing woman Joanne Lee

    Body found in Ranelagh is that of missing woman Joanne Lee

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    Joanne Lee also known as Joanne Boyle was last seen at her parent's home in Garristown in Meath on the 5th of February. It is understood he sustained his injuries in a fall from an upstairs window. Joanne Lee (38) was reported missing on Wednesday. The State Pathologist, Dr Marie Cassidy , attended the scene. which was sealed off. Local people expressed shock at the discovery.
  • TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, high near 51

    TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, high near 51

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    It's warm, with temperatures in the mid- to upper-40s. Low pressure across the Midwest will quickly move eastward along a warm front and track across our region later this evening and tonight . The weather pattern continues to offer the same scenario we've been stuck in over the past week. Tuesday , there is a 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon, with a high near 36, the weather service said.
  • Suspect went to McDonald's, Walmart after Florida school shooting: Sheriff

    Suspect went to McDonald's, Walmart after Florida school shooting: Sheriff

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    In a jail outfit and looking far meeker then what prosecutors portray, Nikolas Cruz stood mostly silent as a Broward County judge detailed his 17 murder charges. The report adds that Cruz told officers he " brought additional loaded magazines to the school campus and kept them hidden in a backpack until he got on campus to begin his assault ".
  • Tight Watch Over North Korean Athletes at Olympics

    Tight Watch Over North Korean Athletes at Olympics

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    Kim Jong Un appears alongside members of the high-level delegation of North Korea who visited South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics . Bach continued: "That was a great moment and even when I see it now again it still gives me goosebumps and great emotions - because this is the Olympic message as it should be".