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    Jury Recommends Death Sentence For ‘Hollywood Ripper’

    In this file photo taken on May 2, 2019 photos of the deceased are displayed in court during opening statements in Los Angeles, California, in the trial of Michael Gargiulo (screen R). Al SEIB / POOL / AFP A jury in California recommended the death sentence on Friday for a man dubbed the...
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    British MPs Vote To Delay Brexit Deal Decision

    A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU). PRU / AFP British MPs on Saturday voted to delay a decision on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, arguing they needed more time to study its contents before an October 31 deadline...
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    We Will Not Rest Until Nigeria Is Safe, Says Olonisakin

    The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has given assurance that the Nigerian Armed Forces will not rest until the lives and properties of the citizens are secured. He stated this on Saturday in his speech as the Special Guest of Honour at the Passing Out Parade of the 78...
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    Kogi Deputy Governor’s Impeachment, A Grave Constitutional Violation – PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr Simon Achuba. In a statement on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the party alleged that the action was done in violation of the Constitution. “This...
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    Lagos Confirms Three Cases Of Monkeypox In One Month

    File photo Three suspected cases of monkeypox disease have been reported and confirmed in Lagos State in the last one month. Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed this at the biosecurity update meeting on the situation report of the disease held recently...
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    Alonso Strike Gives Chelsea Victory Over Newcastle

    Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso (R) shoots to score during the match on October 19, 2019. Oliver GREENWOOD / AFP Chelsea climbed to third in the Premier League as Marcos Alonso clinched a 1-0 win that silenced the Newcastle fans who jeered the Spanish defender at Stamford Bridge...
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    Alli Saves Spurs From Another Defeat To Bottom Club Watford

    Tottenham Hotspur’s English midfielder Dele Alli (C) controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 1, 2019. Glyn KIRK / AFP Dele Alli struck four minutes from time to prevent...
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    Jonathan, Atiku Congratulate Gowon On 85th Birthday

    Goodluck Jonathan Atiku Abubakar Yakubu Gowon Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on his 85th birthday. In his goodwill message to the elder statesman on Saturday, Dr...
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    BUSTED! 147 Victims Rescued From Another Centre In Kaduna

    The police have raided another illegal Islamic rehabilitation centre in the Rigasa area of Kaduna State. This time, the state governor, Mr Nasir El-Rufai, was present as security operatives stormed the illegal facility in Igabi Local Government Area of the state. About 147 victims with some of...
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    Coppola Backs Scorsese, Calls Marvel Films ‘Despicable’

    US film director Francis Ford Coppola (R) speaks next to French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (L) during the 11th Lumiere Film Festival in Lyon, France, on October 18, 2019. ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP Francis Ford Coppola jumped into a controversy over the Marvel superhero movies Saturday...
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    Gowon Remains A Symbol Of National Unity – Gbajabiamila

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has described a former Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as a symbol of national unity. In a message to mark the 85th birthday of the former Head of State, Gbajabiamila eulogised Gowon’s love for Nigeria and his...
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    Five Children Killed In Russian Fire

    Five young children and two adults were killed when a fire ripped through a two-storey residential building in the central Russian city of Rostov early Saturday, authorities said. The youngest child to have died was 15 months old and the oldest six, a spokeswoman for the emergencies ministry...
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    England Send Out World Cup Message With Big Win Over Australia

    England’s lock Maro Itoje (R) catches the ball in a lineout during the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final match between England and Australia at the Oita Stadium in Oita on October 19, 2019. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP England showed they will take some beating at the Rugby World Cup as...
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    Six Killed As Gunmen Attack Pro-Government Forces In Mali

    Six people were killed late Friday when unknown assailants attacked a post held by armed pro-government groups in strife-torn northeastern Mali, the groups said in a statement. Four more people were missing after the attack in Aguelhok, an alliance of pro-government forces calling itself...
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    Fears Of More Violence In Barcelona As Separatists Call For New Protest

    Barcelona was bracing for fresh violence Saturday after nearly 200 people were hurt in a night of clashes with radical separatists hurling rocks and fireworks at police who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. A radical movement of young separatists, Arran, called for a new demonstration...
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    National Security: Nigerian Army Recruits 5,000 Soldiers

    As part of its efforts to improve national security, the Nigerian Army has recruited 5,000 soldiers. Speaking at the passing out ceremony of the new soldiers, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, assured Nigerians that the military will not rest on its oars until the country...
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    13 People Die In Dam Failure At Siberian Gold Mine – Ministry

    This handout picture released by the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry on October 19, 2019, shows a flooding after a dam failure in a gold miners village close to the town of Shchetinkino, about 250 km from the city of Krasnoyarsk. 13 people killed during dam failure at a Siberian gold mine...
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    Facebook Says It Will Deliver News Corp Stories

    Facebook on Friday confirmed that some stories from News Corp, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, will be among the headlines delivered in a news tab the leading social network plans to launch in coming weeks. Edited by seasoned journalists, the tab will be separate from the feed that...
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    Chile President Declares State Of Emergency After Violent Protests

    Protesters gesture as the Macul Metro station burns during a mass fare-dodging protest in Santiago, on October 19, 2019. JAVIER TORRES / AFP Chile’s president declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent...
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    Three Charged With Gang-Raping French Tourist In Cambodia

    A Cambodian court has charged three men with gang-raping a French tourist in the coastal province of Kampot after offering her a ride in their car, police said Saturday. The three suspects were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday, days after the 43-year-old woman reported the sexual assault to...