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Video: President Trump refuses to take questions from CNN’s Jim Acosta, says network is ”Fake news”

President Trump refuses to take questions from CNN's Jim Acosta, says network is ''Fake news"

At a joint press briefing with UK Prime Minister Theresa May this afternoon, President Trump publicly refused to take questions from CNN reporter, Jim Acosta, saying the network is ”Fake news”. Watch video of him below:

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Watch video of women paid to cry at the funerals of strangers

video of women paid to cry at the funerals of strangers

Here is a video of professional mourners in Ghana who make a living by attending the funerals of strangers to cry. Speaking with BBC Africa, one of the women named Ami Dokli, said they decided to go into the crying business after they became windows following the death of their husbands. According to her, they charge based on how ceremonious the burial is being ...

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Drunk man slips in kitchen and pierces his face with a pan (graphic photo)

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A drunk man slipped and fell into a pan and the handle of the pan pierced his face, with four inches lodged in his eye socket. The horrific accident occurred when the 64-year-old was stumbling around looking for kitchen utensils after having too much to drink. He lost his balance and fell forward towards the kitchen counter where he pierced ...

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Egypt becomes the safest country in Africa! Even safer than US and UK, according to a new Global poll

Egypt becomes the safest country in Africa! Even safer than US and UK, according to a new Global poll

Egypt has been ranked the safest country in Africa and higher than both the UK and US, according to the annual Gallup Global Law and Order poll where it asked if people felt safe walking at night and whether they had been victims of crime. The survey placed Egypt 16th out of 135 countries, while the UK was 21st and ...

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Paris Mayor awards Malian migrant, Mamoudou “Spider-Man” Gassama the city’s ‘Grand Vermeil’ medal

Paris Mayor awards Malian migrant, Mamoudou "Spider-Man" Gassama the city's 'Grand Vermeil' medal

Malian migrant Mamoudou ” Spider-Man ” Gassama has been awarded with the city’s Grand Vermeil medal by Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo at the city council room in Paris. Gassama’s extraordinary feat on May 26 when he scaled four floors with his bare hands to rescue a child propelled him to global superstardom. The Malian migrant, 22, arrived illegally in France ...

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Prince Harry’s ex girlfriend, Chelsy Davy captured in her “It would have been me” moment at the Royal wedding

Prince Harry's ex girlfriend, Chelsy Davy

32 year old Chelsy Davy was Prince Harry’s first major relationship. They dated on and off for seven years, from their first meeting in 2004 to when she was a guest at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding. Though Davy and Harry have long been broken up, the two remain on friendly terms. She’s captured here in her “It would ...

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Check out the cake for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding

cake for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

The cake served at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding reception was designed by Claire Ptak. It features elderflower syrup made at The Queen’s residence in Sandringham from the estate’s own elderflower trees, as well as a light sponge cake uniquely formulated for the couple.

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Russian cabinet resigns just hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration

Russian cabinet resigns just hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration

Hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for another term as President, the Russian cabinet has resigned. Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev signed an order on the Russian government’s resignation,” the government said. Putin won the March 18th elections gaining 76.69 per cent of the vote, with over 56.4 million voters casting their ballots for him, according to Central Election Commission data. He ...

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Another Nigerian romance scammer arrested in Thailand for deceiving women into transferring him money

Another Nigerian romance scammer arrested in Thailand for deceiving women into transferring him money

A Nigerian man has been arrested in Thailand for deceiving women into transferring him money as a part of a romance scam. The suspect identified as Light Chinezurum Mmaramigro was arrested on Friday morning, April 27, at his apartment in Bangkok after he posed as an online suitor, engaging in romantic relationships with Thai women before asking them to transfer ...

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Over 1,000 gold miners stuck underground in South Africa

Over 1,000 gold miners stuck underground in South Africa

Over 1,000 miners were stuck underground at Beatrix gold mine in South Africa after a storm knocked out power, but authorities say they were not in danger. Spokesman James Wellsted said the miners were safe and receiving food and water while power was being restored to the mine but there was not yet enough to bring the miners to the ...

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Two South African policemen arrested for killing a Nigerian

Two South African policemen arrested for killing a Nigerian

The Nigerian Mission in South Africans has confirmed that indigenes responsible for the violent attack on Nigerians in Durban and other areas have been apprehended and arraigned in South African Court on Monday, January 22, 2018. According to reports, the Consular officers from the Nigerian Consulate-General in Johannesburg and the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria were in Durban to witness ...

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Trump Tower on fire after electrical box overheats on the roof of the building, firefighters trying to put out the blaze in midtown Manhattan

Trump Tower on fire after electrical box overheats on the roof of the building, firefighters trying to put out the blaze in midtown Manhattan

Donald Trump’s Trump Tower was on fire. The tower located in midtown Manhattan caught fire on Monday morning at about 7 am after an electrical box in the HVAC system on the roof of the building overheated. Emergency responders rushed to the scene immediately to help fight the flames as large clouds of smoke covered the midtown skyline. Firefighters could ...

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Six dead after Sydney seaplane crash

Six dead after Sydney seaplane crash

Six people were killed when a seaplane crashed into a river in Australia on Sunday, police said, with divers recovering three bodies so far. The plane went down in the Hawkesbury River near the suburb of Cowan 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of Sydney, said police in New South Wales state. Acting Superintendent Michael Gorman told reporters the single-engine aircraft ...

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US reduces aid to UN by $285 million after their NO vote to Jerusalem

US reduces aid to UN by $285 million after their NO vote to Jerusalem

The Trump administration says it has negotiated a significant cut in the United Nations budget to the United Nation. The U.S. Mission to the United Nations said on Sunday that the U.N.’s 2018-2019 budget would be slashed by over $285 million, which is 25% of what they give to the U.N. The mission said reductions would also be made to ...

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Anti-US protest over Jerusalem turns violent in Lebanon

Anti-US protest over Jerusalem turns violent in Lebanon

Lebanese security forces on Sunday fired tear gas and water cannon at demonstrators attempting to march on the US embassy in Beirut in protest at President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Security forces cut off all roads leading to the embassy in northern Beirut to prevent protesters from reaching the mission. The forces also set up barbed ...

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Photos: 500 victims of human trafficking including 16-year old Nigerian girl forced her into prostitution in Mali, rescued

500 victims of human trafficking including 16-year old Nigerian girl forced her into prostitution in Mali, rescued

Nearly 500 victims of human trafficking, including 236 minors, have been rescued following an INTERPOL operation carried out simultaneously across Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. One of the victims, a 16-year old Nigerian girl, was promised work in Mali which would allow her to care for her family. She was taken on by a ‘sponsor’ who then forced her ...

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Egypt mosque attack update: Death toll rises to 235

Egypt mosque attack update: Death toll rises to 235

At least 235 people are dead after suspected militants set off a bomb and opened fire at a mosque in northern Sinai province, health ministry spokesperson says. There are fears that the death toll, which rose from 85 to 235, may rise further. World leaders have condemned the attack and sent their condolences to Egypt. US President Donald Trump, British ...

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Zimbabwean army arrests finance minister after $10 Million was found in his house

Zimbabwean army arrests finance minister after $10 Million was found in his house

As the crisis in Zimbabwe continues, the military has arrested the country’s finance minister, Ignatius Chombo and photos of his bullet-riddled house has emerged online. It is understood Chombo was taken captive from his Borrowdale home around 1am last week after the Zimbabwean army’s televised announcement that it was taking control of the country. Speaking on Al Jazeera, Norton MP ...

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Here’s the full text of Robert Mugabe’s Speech to Zimbabweans where he failed to resign

Here's the full text of Robert Mugabe's Speech to Zimbabweans where he failed to resign

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe addressed the nation in a live teecast where it was widely expected that he’ll announce his resignation. He didn’t, rather the 93-year old leader shocked the world and promised to stay on to oversee the National convention slated for next month. See the full speech below… “Fellow Zimbabweans, I address you today on the back ...

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President Donald Trump puts North Korea on the list of state sponsors of terrorism

President Donald Trump puts North Korea on the list of state sponsors of terrorism

President Donald Trump has placed North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Trump announced the move yesterday during a public meeting with his Cabinet at the White House and said the Treasury Department will announce new sanctions against North Korea on Tuesday. In his words, “today the United States is designating the North Korea as a ...

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