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Ghana Determined To Eradicate Malaria, Says President

ACCRA -- Ghana is poised to eliminate malaria through commitment and innovative strategies, says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

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Ugandan Govt Urged To Jail Lion Killers For Life

KAMPALA -- Certain quarter from Uganda's tourism industry have called on the government to jail for life the culprits who poisoned 11 lions in the Queen Elizabeth National Park to serve as a deterrence.

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Turkey Goes For Snap Polls For Swift Shift To Executive Presidency

ANKARA -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that the presidential and parliamentary elections will be brought forward to June 24, 2018 from November 2019, in order to make a swift shift to an executive presidency, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Some Male Sexual Assault Victims Feel Left Behind By #MeToo

For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe?

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California Tortoise With Cracked Shell Gets $4,000 Repair

SAN DIEGO  — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it.

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Trump Says Unless NKorea Summit ‘Fruitful’ He’ll Pull Out

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that although he’s looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it’s “not going to be fruitful.”

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Teenager Who Sold Virginity For £2 Million Says ‘It Was All A Lie’

The teenager who allegedly sold her virginity for £2 million has claimed it was all a lie. Aleexandra Kefren, 19, auctioned herself off to the highest bidder on notorious website Cinderella Escorts in November, 2016.

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Tammie Jo Schults: Southwest Pilot Praised For Safe Landing

Tammie Jo Schults

A pilot who safely landed a Southwest Airlines passenger plane after a jet engine ripped apart mid-air has been praised as a hero by passengers.

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Brazil:Court Of Appeal Rejects Lula's Last Appeal

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

BRASILIA -- The Federal Regional Court of the Fourth Region (TRF4) today rejected the last appeal presented by the defence attorneys for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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US Wildfires Leave Two Dead In Oklahoma

Wildfires have killed two people in western Oklahoma and could spread and ignite more fires in the process.

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