Ex-President 'Lula' of Brazil Surrenders to Serve 12-Year Jail Term – New York Times

New York Times Ex-President 'Lula' of Brazil Surrenders to Serve 12-Year Jail TermNew York TimesCURITIBA, Brazil — After vowing for months that a conviction on corruption charges would not stand in the way of his bid for a third term as Brazil's leader, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva surrendered to the police on Saturday evening to …Brazil's ex-president Lula, once the world's 'most popular politician,' surrenders to face prison timeWashington PostBrazil's Ex-President Turns Himself in to Serve Jail TermWall Street JournalLula: Former Brazilian president surrenders to policeBBC NewsCNN –Reuters –Bloomberg –UPI.comall…

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The Myth of Scott Pruitt's EPA Rollback – Politico

Politico The Myth of Scott Pruitt's EPA RollbackPoliticoEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's spiraling ethics scandals and perilous job status were big news this week, but he also made headlines with his latest assault on President Barack Obama's environmental legacy. “Pruitt Announces Rollback of Obama-Era …In His Haste to Roll Back Rules, Scott Pruitt, EPA Chief, Risks His AgendaNew York TimesPruitt's round-the-clock security has cost taxpayers nearly $3 millionWashington PostPruitt faces renewed questions over cost of security detailCNNBloomberg –ABC News –Fox News –NPRall 2,258 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material and…

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Syria denies claims of deadly gas attack in eastern Ghouta – CNN

CNN Syria denies claims of deadly gas attack in eastern GhoutaCNN(CNN) Several Syrian activist groups on Saturday reported that a brutal attack on the remnants of the rebel-held city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta left dozens of civilians killed and scores wounded. The groups — including the White Helmets, the Douma …Syria war: Scores dead in Syria gas attack, rescuers and medics sayBBC NewsDeadly gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus deniesReutersHow a secret Russian airlift is helping Syria skirt US sanctionsBusiness InsiderManila Bulletin –Washington Post –Sputnik International –Daily Beastall 330 news…

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Canada police say 14 dead after hockey bus crash – Washington Post

Washington Post Canada police say 14 dead after hockey bus crashWashington PostNIPAWIN, Saskatchewan — Canadian police said early Saturday 14 people were killed and 14 people were injured after a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in Western Canada. Police say there were 28 people …At least 14 killed in bus crash involving Canadian junior hockey teamCNN14 dead after Canadian junior hockey team bus crashCBS NewsFourteen Killed as Junior Hockey Team's Bus Crashes in CanadaWall Street JournalSporting News –Reuters –CTV News –Macleans.caall 362 news articles »…

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Buhari Celebrates David Mark At 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the former President of the Senate and Senator representing Senator representing, Benue South, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic party David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, GCON on the occasion of his 70th Birthday anniversary. President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the former President of the Senate and Senator representing Senator representing, Benue South, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic party David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, GCON on the occasion of his 70th Birthday anniversary. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity,…

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Stock Market Plummets After Trump Explores $100 Billion in New Chinese Tariffs – Yahoo News

Yahoo News Stock Market Plummets After Trump Explores $100 Billion in New Chinese TariffsYahoo News(NEW YORK ) — Another increase in trade tensions has stocks falling sharply Friday as the U.S. considers an even larger set of tariffs on imports from China and the two countries exchange pointed statements. Technology companies and banks are taking …Dow falls 572 points as Donald Trump and China issue fresh tariff threats as trade war loomsUSA TODAYTrump's tariff gamble with China could be catastrophic for the economy, the GOP — and his own presidencyCNBCBeijing…

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MAD MAN SLUMPS, DIES DURING DELIVERANCE IN CHURCH

A mentally challenged man named Monday Edejere, has died in a church in Evwreni community, in the Ughelli North council area of Delta State. Monday Edejere was also a former member of the Ogor vigilance group, The church’s founder, Prophet Moses Uregbu, was reportedly praying for him when he slumped and died on Monday. Punch newspaper reports that a source said the victim, who was taken to the prophet for spiritual healing by his relatives, was allegedly flogged during the prayers. The prophet and some members of the church reportedly…

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POLITICIANS ARE DEADLIER THAN BOKO HARAM AND FULANI HERDSMEN’ – CARDINAL OLUBUNMI OKOGIE

Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, yesterday, wrote Nigerians, speaking on the greatest problem of the masses. According to the cleric, politicians were more harmful to Nigerians than the incessant attacks by Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen. The former Archbishop said the recent call by former Defence Minister, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma (retd), for self-defence should normally cause apprehensions in the presidency, since its legitimacy was in doubt. In his latest letter to the nation, entitled “We are waiting and watching 2,” Okogie said politicians, rather than herdsmen, kidnappers…

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Palestinian journalist in vest marked 'PRESS' shot dead by Israeli troops in Gaza – Washington Post

Washington Post Palestinian journalist in vest marked 'PRESS' shot dead by Israeli troops in GazaWashington PostGAZA CITY — Two Palestinians succumbed early Saturday to injuries sustained in a protest on the border fence with Israel a day earlier, including a journalist shot by Israeli forces despite apparently wearing a vest that clearly marked him as press …Eight Die as Protests Resume at Gaza-Israel FenceWall Street JournalPalestinian journalist killed in Israel-Gaza protestsReuters9 killed, scores wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza protestYahoo NewsNPR –New York Times –Sky News –Los Angeles Timesall 2,547 news articles » Source:…

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Orangutans Use Plant Extracts to Treat Pain

Credit: Borneo Nature Foundation Humans aren’t the only animals that have discovered medicinal plant. Medicine is not exclusively a human invention. Many other animals, from insects to birds to nonhuman primates, have been known to self-medicate with plants and minerals for infections and other conditions. Behavioral ecologist Helen Morrogh-Bernard of the Borneo Nature Foundation has spent decades studying the island’s orangutans and says she has now found evidence they use plants in a previously unseen medicinal way. During more than 20,000 hours of formal observation, Morrogh-Bernard and her colleagues watched…

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