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Those killed are believed to have been in their homes when the attack took place, with the majority of the victims said to be from the same family. They had reportedly been displaced to Mawza from the nearby Al Mokha district. Since the Saudi-led coalition began its attacks, the conflict has killed more than 10,000 people, forced millions from their homes, damaged infrastructure and pushed the country to the brink of starvation, according to the UN.
  • Calabar agog as Acting President Osinbajo visits

    Calabar agog as Acting President Osinbajo visits

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    On his arrival, Professor Osinbajo proceeded to the palace of the Obong of Calabar, and later to the sites of some completed projects in the state capital. Speaking, Gov. Ayade said his vision was to make the state the destination for investment in Africa. "The traditional institutions are closer to the people and they know better what the people need; therefore, I suggest that the traditional institutions should be more involved in government", he said.
  • Chemists across India to go on strike today

    Chemists across India to go on strike today

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    According to a report in the The Times of India , the retailers will be on strike for one day and also hold a demonstration at the Jantar Mantar. We had asked the shops near hospitals to stay open because we did not want to inconvenience patients", said Jagannath Shinde , president of All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD)."The government informed us in March no chemist shop can operate without registering with the e-portal.
  • Trudeau seeks papal apology over Canada school abuse

    Trudeau seeks papal apology over Canada school abuse

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday urged Pope Francis to visit Canada to apologize to indigenous peoples for the Catholic Church's treatment of aboriginal children in schools it ran there. "He reminded me that his entire life has been dedicated to supporting marginalized people in the world", Trudeau told reporters. During the visit, Trudeau extended an invitation to Pope Francis to visit the country of Canada, during which time he could bring the Church's apology for harm ...
  • UP girl tops CBSE Class XII exams with 99

    UP girl tops CBSE Class XII exams with 99

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    While CBSE declared its results for class XII examination today after following the moderation policy, there is no clarity about the fate of the six state boards - Rajasthan, Karnataka, Punjab , Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Haryana - which announced their result prior to the Delhi HC order as their students may suffer in undergraduate admissions.
  • Sentence overturned for teen in 'Beltway Sniper' crime spree

    Sentence overturned for teen in 'Beltway Sniper' crime spree

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    US District Judge Raymond Jackson in Virginia ruled that Lee Boyd Malvo deserved another sentencing hearing because the US Supreme Court has ruled that mandatory life sentences for minors are unconstitutional. A jury convicted Malvo of capital murder for the slaying of Federal Bureau of Investigation analyst Linda Franklin, who was shot in the head outside a Home Depot store.
  • Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

    Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

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    While we are disappointed in this latest development, we agree with the guiding principles Secretary Acosta outlined: "that Americans should be trusted to make their own decisions about retirement planning advice, products and services they need; that the rule should benefit the investing public, not the plaintiffs' bar; and that the DOL should take full advantage of the SEC's expertise to craft a better rule".
  • Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack

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    He said few banks in Europe had been affected, having learned through the " painful experience of being the number one target of cyber crime" the value of having the latest cyber security in place. Gas stations: State-run media in China reported that some gas stations saw their digital payment systems shut down, forcing customers to bring cash.
  • Opioid crisis leading to massive spike in hepatitis C cases — CDC

    Opioid crisis leading to massive spike in hepatitis C cases — CDC

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    Symptoms can include fever, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, joint pain and jaundice. Those individuals aged 20 to 29 account for the "highest overall number of new infections" reported in the surveillance data. In particular, the CDC says some of the best ways to combat its spread are ways to boost access to clean needles - such as syringe exchange programs and decriminalization of the possession of paraphernalia.
  • Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

    Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

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    The financing package for the project is thought to be the largest for an offshore wind farm, amounting to a total investment of €2.8bn (US$3bn) for the construction alone. Skipjack estimates opening its operation near the end of 2022. The companies will be required to use port facilities in the Baltimore region and Ocean City for construction, operations and maintenance, fund nearly $40 million in upgrades at the Tradepoint Atlantic (formerly Sparrows Point) shipyard in Baltimore County and ...