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Ohio town mourns death of first female dog mayor

An Ohio town is mourning the death of its first female mayor -- a border collie named Lucy Lou. Bobbi Layne Kayser announced in a Facebook post that Lucy Lou, the dog who served as mayor of Rabbit Hash from...

Carrie Underwood reveals she had three miscarriages in two years

In an emotional interview, country star Carrie Underwood has revealed she suffered three miscarriages in the last two years. The star told CBS News she reached her lowest point earlier this year when it seemed she might have a fourth. "I...

Two women arrested in Burkina Faso for illegally circumcising 50 girls

Two 60-year-old women have been arrested in Burkina Faso for illegally circumcising at least 50 girls some of them as young as four years. The girls have been hospitalised after complications arose from the circumcisions also referred to as female...

Teodorin Obiang: '$16m seized' from E Guinea leader's son

Brazilian officials have confiscated more than 16 million dollars of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying the son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema. The money and watches were reportedly found in the luggage of the delegation...

Nigeria floods kill more than 100

The authorities in Nigeria say more than 100 people have been killed in floods across the country in the past two weeks. The National Emergency Management Agency-NEMA said heavy rains caused the country’s two major rivers ; Niger and Benue...

Microsoft backs off from Windows 10 ‘warning’ about Chrome and Firefox

Microsoft started testing a warning for Windows 10 users last week that displayed a prompt when Chrome or Firefox was about to be installed. The software giant is now reversing this controversial test in its latest Windows 10 preview, released...

Amazon investigates staff bribery claims

Amazon is investigating claims that its employees accepted bribes in exchange for leaking confidential sales data. Independent sellers were also allowed to delete negative reviews and restore banned accounts for payments of between $80 (£61; €69) and $2,000, according to...

Former UBS rogue trader Adoboli to be deported Tuesday

A former UBS banker convicted for causing the biggest trading loss in British banking history, Kweku Adoboli will today make a final attempt to prevent his imminent deportation a day later by filing for judicial review. Mr. Adoboli's solicitor Jacqueline...

Massive floods as Nigeria rivers overflow, $8.2m relief approved

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has approved about 8.2 million dollars to cater for medical and relief support for persons affected by flooding in parts of the country. The Hydrological Agency had warned last week of floods because of massive water...

Typhoon Mangkhut: South China battered by deadly storm

A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. 'Typhoon Mangkhut' is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Two people have been killed in the...

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