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Nigeria Moves to Make November 30th National Anti Piracy Day

Nigeria has proposed November 30, 2016, as National Anti-Piracy Day to promote efforts in the enforcement of laws to fight piracy and in repositioning the creative economy. The date was proposed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, when the caretaker committee of the Performing Musicians Employers …

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Kurdish and Arab Forces Liberate City of Manjib from ISIS Control

The Syrian city of Manjib has been freed from the control of the militant group ISIS, also known as “Daeesh.” The capture of the city, located on a key supply route between the Turkish border and the city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State’s self-styled caliphate, deprives the …

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Award-Winning Chef Michel Richard Dies at 68

Award-Winning Chef Michel Richard Dies at 68

Award-winning chef Michel Richard has died, according to his longtime publicist Mel Davis. He was 68 years old. "Michel Richard passed peacefully Aug. 13 at 8:47 a.m.," Davis confirmed. "He spent his final days at Sibley Hospital surrounded by his loving family, friends, colleagues, and most especially, the wonderful chef community of Washington, D.C."...

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Mother Charged After 6-Year-Old Son, Beats Newborn Sister to Death

Mother Charged After 6-Year-Old Son, Beats Newborn Sister to Death

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A 62-year-old Florida woman is charged with aggravated manslaughter after authorities said her 6-year-old son beat his newborn sister to death while the children and their 3-year-old brother were left alone in the family's minivan...

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24 People Injured by Heavy Turbulence on JetBlue flight

24 People Injured by Heavy Turbulence on JetBlue flight

A JetBlue flight from Boston to Sacramento hit severe turbulence Thursday evening, causing injuries to 22 passengers and two crew members and forcing the Airbus 320 aircraft to land in Rapid City, South Dakota...

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