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Harris Assails Trump Virus ‘Failure’ In Newly Civil Election Debate

  Democratic vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris on Wednesday called Donald Trump’s COVID-19 response a historic failure that disqualified him from a second term, in a pointed but mostly civil debate with Mike Pence who sought to portray her as extreme. With Trump’s weekend hospitalization for COVID-19 throwing a new importance on the role of … Continue reading Harris Assails Trump Virus ‘Failure’ In Newly Civil Election Debate

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Ondo Election: IGP Meets With Situation Room, Promises Effective Security

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has promised effective security coverage for the Ondo State governorship election scheduled for October 10. According to a statement issued on Monday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, the IGP met with the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Monday in Abuja. The police boss pledged … Continue reading Ondo Election: IGP Meets With Situation Room, Promises Effective Security

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US Poll: Trump Demands Biden Take Drug Test Ahead First Debate

  President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that his Democratic rival Joe Biden take a drug test for their first debate, which will bring them face to face for the first time in the volatile US presidential campaign. Tuesday’s clash, coming as Biden leads the charge against Trump’s bid to install conservative Amy Coney Barrett in … Continue reading US Poll: Trump Demands Biden Take Drug Test Ahead First Debate

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France Rolls Out GPS Trackers To Curb Domestic Violence

      French judges will soon have the option of requiring electronic tracking ankle bracelets for domestic violence offenders, the government said Thursday, as the country grapples with a growing number of women killed by current or former partners. The measure, which has long been sought by rights advocates, was passed by parliament this … Continue reading France Rolls Out GPS Trackers To Curb Domestic Violence

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Assange Says He ‘Hears Voices’ In Prison – Psychiatrist

  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange complained of hearing imaginary voices and music while detained in a high-security British prison, a psychiatrist who has interviewed him told his extradition hearing on Tuesday. Michael Kopelman, a psychiatrist who has interviewed Assange around 20 times, said the former hacker would be a “very high” suicide risk if he … Continue reading Assange Says He ‘Hears Voices’ In Prison – Psychiatrist

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Two Pastors Arrested Over Rape Of Corps Member In Rivers

  Two pastors have been arrested in Rivers State for allegedly raping a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Channels Television learned the 27-year-old corps member is having her primary assignment at the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state. The suspects – Austin Emmanuel and Peter Davies – are currently being detained … Continue reading Two Pastors Arrested Over Rape Of Corps Member In Rivers

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New Zealand Plunges Into Recession As Economy Shrinks By 12%

  New Zealand plunged into recession for the first time in a decade Thursday, as data confirmed a record-breaking economic collapse that forced Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to defend her pandemic response ahead of next month’s general election. The 12.2 per cent contraction in April-June was “by far the largest” since records began, national data … Continue reading New Zealand Plunges Into Recession As Economy Shrinks By 12%

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