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Hackers target election website a day after Ghana vote

Ghana's record of peaceful elections since 1992 and regular changes of government through the ballot box stands as a beacon in a region that has seen a series of civil wars and coups. At least 15 million people were registered to vote in Wednesday's election. The NPP claimed that the difference between the two presidential candidates was a clear non-rigable margin and the NPP had won a landslide victory. Read More

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EU's Barnier says Brexit deal needed by Oct 2018

Barnier told reporters that "time will be short" for negotiations because the proposed deal needed to be ratified as part of the two year process set to be triggered in March. As a " third country ", Britain would never be able to enjoy the rights and benefits of an European Union member after Brexit , he said. Third countries can never have the same rights and benefits since they are not subject to the same obligations, " he said. Read More

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After Jaya, AIADMK pays respects to Poes Garden resident Sasikala

Among many tributes paid to her, Sridevi paid tribute to her a special way by sharing an old film still of herself with Jayalalithaa. They were joined by Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai. "These things clearly show she is ready for public life", sources said. Sasikala Natarajan was one of J Jayalalithaa's most constant companions during her lifetime, in spite of their love-hate relationship. Read More

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Judge denies motion for mistrial in Charleston church shooting case

The dead included the church's pastor and a SC state senator, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41, who welcomed Roof into the study group with a Bible and a handout on the night's topic, The Times reported . One further magazine was found in Roof's auto after he was apprehended by law enforcement. Keon called the Federal Bureau of Investigation after watching the video the following day, and agents came and downloaded it from his smartphone, he testified. Read More

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Pokemon Go Gen 2 Is Key To Reversing Game Misfortune?

Pokemon Go Gen 2 Is Key To Reversing Game Misfortune?

Promotional posters by Starbucks were leaked online describing the nature of its partnership with Niantic in bringing the game to the popular chain of coffee shops. With the launch of Sun and Moon, there are now alternate forms for some of our favorite Gen 1 Pokemon - which, as luck would have it, are already in Go! "We'll put out more information to explain what's coming", Hanke said. Read More

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Petersburg Schools and CodeVA to launch laptop initiative

Petersburg Schools and CodeVA to launch laptop initiative

Head of Computer Science Department of Daffodil International University, Syed Akhter Hossain announced the opening ceremony of Hour of Code Bangladesh - 2016. Through a corporate grant, more than 6,000 principals in the state will receive a free digital kit today from MV GATE, a small Mill Valley nonprofit, enabling them to easily organize and stage "Family Code Night". Read More

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Ohio Heartbeat Abortion Ban Sent to Kasich Who's Wavering

The amended measure passed on a vote of 21-10. "If signed by Kasich, the so-called "heartbeat bill " would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks" gestation. With President-elect Donald Trump and his Vice President-elect Mike Pence heading to the White House on January 20, anti-abortion activists and lawmakers will operate under a supportive administration. Read More

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Erdogan, Merkel discuss Aleppo over phone

The FT article highlighted the implications of the talks in terms of the sidelining of Washington and the increasingly evident debacle confronting the more than five-year-old United States operation directed at arming, training and paying militias for the objective of overthrowing Assad. Read More

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World AIDS Day aims to break down stigma, spread awareness

December 1 is observed as World AIDS Day to bring awareness to the disease and help eliminate the stigma attached to it. But many people living with AIDS pushed back against that term because they did not see themselves as "victims". "We've seen in Pennsylvania with numerous changes that went in place with the affordable care act that a dramatic amount of our patients that didn't have insurance, now have coverage and there are medications are covered by virtually all of these plans", ... Read More

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