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Royal Wedding: Duke, Duchess Of Sussex Begin Married Life

The newlywed Duke and Duchess of Sussex were off to their evening wedding reception in high style. Prince Harry, who drove his bride through the Windsor Great Park in the early evening sunshine, was dressed in black tie. And the royal bride, Meghan Markle, had changed into a second dress. The gown’s white halter neckline showed off her toned arms and back, a more daring look than what she chose for her wedding earlier in the day. Markle’s surprisingly sexy dress was by Stella McCartney — fashion designer and daughter of…

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Cuban Plane, Boeing 737, With 104 On Board Crashes

  ….In Cuba A Boeing 737 passenger jet with more than 100 people aboard crashed in a huge fireball Friday after taking off on a domestic flight from Havana, Cuba, according to reports. There were no immediate reports on casualties, but images from the scene showed widespread, smouldering wreckage surrounded by dozens of onlookers. Residents of the rural area said they had seen some survivors being removed in ambulances. State media outlets said the plane, which was headed to the eastern city of Holguin, crashed near a high school between…

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Court Shut For Lack Of Judges, 4000 Cases Pending

……… no justice in Kenyan city Justice delayed, the saying goes, is justice denied. Residents of Kenya’s western city of Eldoret are currently experiencing something akin to the oft-quoted saying. Reports said that lawyers have staged a sit-in to put pressure on the Judicial Service Commission, the body in charge of hiring, to post more officers to the court. Lawyers told the newspaper there was backlog of 4,000 cases at the court, and not enough judges and magistrates to deal with the cases. A top lawyer has tweeted a picture of…

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9 Dead, 40 Injured As Bombs Hit 3 Indonesian Churches

Three attacks including one by a suicide bomber disguised as a churchgoer targeted three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city of Surabaya early Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens, police said. The first attack struck a Sunday Mass at the Santa Maria Roman Catholic Church, killing four people, including the suspected bomber, police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera told reporters at the scene. He said two police officers were among a total of 40 wounded. It was followed by a second explosion minutes later at the Christian Church…

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Putin Sworn In For 4th Term As Russian President

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for a fourth presidential term in a lavish Kremlin ceremony as tensions with the west rise and domestic discontent over poverty and wealth inequality simmers. State television began its live coverage of the inauguration on Monday with Putin, 65, apparently hard at work in his Kremlin office. He then walked down a long, red-carpeted corridor to a black limousine that whisked him to the nearby Grand Kremlin Palace, the former throne room of Russia’s tsars. Putin was applauded by about 5,000 guests as he…

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Leopard Devours 3-Year Old Toddler At Tourist Park

A toddler has been snatched and eaten by a leopard at a national park in Uganda that is popular with tourists. The three-year-old boy, named by Ugandan media as Elisha Nabugyere, was the son of female ranger Doreen Ayera, who works at Queen Elizabeth National Park. Ms Ayera had left the child in the care of a nanny at the unfenced staff headquarters of the Mweya Safari Lodge, Ugandan news site the Daily Monitor reports. Wildlife authority spokesman Bashir Hangi said the child had followed the nanny outside the main…

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Britain Gets First Private Police, Enjoys Patronage

The first private police force to hit Britain known as My Local Bobby patrols wealthy London streets in Belgravia, Mayfair and Kensington The service was, set up by former Metropolitan Police detective chief inspector David McKelvey and Tony Nash, 52, former commander of the London borough of Newham, describes itself as ‘Britain’s first private police force’. Demand for the bobbies, who dress in a high-vis red jacket and cap, has soared as residents feel let down by over-burdened police officers, reports the Guardian. They now intend to branch further out and are looking…

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Nigerian Asylum Seekers Force Canada To Beg USA For Assistance

As Ni­ger­ian asylum seekers flood into Canada across a ditch in Upstate New York, Canadian authorities are asking the United States for help — but not with managing the influx at the border. Instead, they want U.S. immigration officials to reduce the foot traffic by screening Nigerians more stringently before granting them U.S. visas. It is a ripple effect that few expected last summer when people, mostly Haitians, began to walk into Quebec via an “irregular” border crossing north of Plattsburgh, N.Y., and seek refugee status. With the coming of spring, the flow…

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Prince Charles Names New Baby Louis Arthur

Meet Prince Louis Arthur Charles! The son of  Kate Middleton and Prince William has been named, according to an announcement from Kensington Palace. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son Louis Arthur Charles. The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge. Weighing 8 pounds and 7 ounces, the baby was born Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital in London and introduced to the world only hours later, when the royal couple stood outside for a worldwide photo op. Though the name Louis…

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North, South Korean Leaders Plans To End War, Plant Trees Jointly

The leaders of North and South Korea embraced on Friday after pledging to work for the “complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula”, on a day of smiles and handshakes at the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade. The two Koreas announced they would work with the United States and China this year to declare an official end to the 1950s Korean War and seek an agreement on “permanent” and “solid” peace. The declaration included promises to pursue phased arms reduction, cease hostile acts, transform their fortified border into…

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