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  • Class action lawsuit filed against Google for discrimination

    (TechCrunch) James Damore, a former Google engineer who was fired in August after posting a memo to an internal Google message board arguing that women may not be equally represented in tech because they are biologically less capable of engineering, has filed a class action lawsuit against the company in Santa Clara Superior Court in Northern…

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  • Cyclone in Madagascar kills 29, injures 3

    A cyclone that hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend killed at least 29 people and injured three others while two people were reported missing, authorities said on Monday. Tropical Cyclone Ava passed through Madagascar on Friday and Saturday, hitting mostly the eastern coast of the island with wind speeds of between 140-190 kph (87-119 mph)….

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  • Almost N6 billion worth of contraband intercepted by Customs in 2017

    (NAN) The Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’  Ikeja of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), intercepted contraband goods with Duty Paid Valued (DPV) of N5.96 billion between January and December 2017. The Public Relations Officer of the Unit, Mr Jerry Attah, made this known on Monday in a statement in Lagos. Attah said that  the figure was…

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  • U.S. cancels residency status for 200,000 Salvadoreans

    (dpa/NAN) Some 200,000 Salvadorean nationals living in the U.S. for at least 17 years face deportation after their special residency status was revoked on Monday. The U.S. Government, on Monday, said it was cancelling Salvadoreans’ temporary protection status that allowed them to live in the U.S. after devastating earthquakes in 2001 in their native country….

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  • U.K.: Princess Charlotte’s first day at nursery school

    (BBC) The daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, has started nursery school. The two-year-old was photographed by her mother at Kensington Palace before travelling to Willcocks Nursery School. The princess will be a full-time pupil at the nursery in London which charges £3,000 per term. Her older brother Prince George attended…

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  • Oil tanker on fire off Chinese coast could explode – state media

    (NBC News) An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China’s east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media reported Monday. Poor weather continued to hamper the rescue work, a spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry said as authorities from three countries struggled to find dozens of missing…

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  • Restructuring will solve country’s problems, says former Senator Kaka

    (NAN)  A former Senator, Adegbenga Kaka, on Monday reiterated calls for restructuring Nigeria as the only panacea to the various challenges confronting the country. Kaka, who had represented Ogun East in the Upper Chamber from 2011 to 2015, made the call while speaking with journalists in Sagamu. The former lawmaker was the Deputy Governor of…

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  • Air Force plane crashes in north east

    (Molly Kilete – ABUJA) The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said on Monday that one of its fighter plane engaged in the counter insurgency operations in the north east has crashed. Although no live was lost in the ill fated crash which occurred earlier today, the NAF, says the aircraft, an Mi-17 Helicopter, suffered a significant…

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  • Jerusalem should be a shared capital, says U.K FM Boris Johnson

    (Reuters/NAN) Jerusalem should ultimately be shared capital of Israeli and Palestinian states, British Foreign Minister, Boris Johnson, told his Palestinian counterpart, Riyad al-Malki on Monday, a statement from Britain’s foreign office said. “I reiterated the UK’s commitment to supporting the Palestinian people and the two-state solution, the urgent need for renewed peace negotiations, and the…

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  • Tennis: Andy Murray undergoes hip surgery ahead of Wimbledon

    Three-times Grand Slam champion Andy Murray underwent hip surgery on Monday and is determined to return to action in time for this year’s Wimbledon. The 30-year-old Briton, who has not played a competitive match for six months and last week withdrew from the Australian Open, posted an update on Facebook. “Today I underwent successful right…

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