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BABY DECLARED “DEAD” DURING BIRTH BY DELHI’S SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, FOUND ALIVE BEFORE FUNERAL

BABY DECLARED “DEAD” DURING BIRTH BY DELHI’S SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, FOUND ALIVE BEFORE FUNERAL

  A premature baby who was declared dead by doctors was found alive just before the funeral. The 27-year-old father Rohit Tandon was told by the hospital that his wife had given birth to a 22-week-old premature baby, however, things changed after he took the baby home. The family had made preparations for the child’s last rites when the father […]

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PRINCE OF HEARTS: WILLIAM BREAKS ROYAL PROTOCOL AND HUGS VICTIM OF DEADLY LONDON FIRE

PRINCE OF HEARTS: WILLIAM BREAKS ROYAL PROTOCOL AND HUGS VICTIM OF DEADLY LONDON FIRE

Prince William hugged a victim of Wednesday’s deadly west London fire (which currently has a death toll of 58 people) when he made a visit to a crisis center on Friday. The prince’s embrace broke with royal protocol — touching royal members is historically reserved for handshakes — and instead embraced the distressed woman who was reportedly desperate to locate […]

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AMAZON BUYING WHOLE FOOD FOR $13.7 BILLION

AMAZON BUYING WHOLE FOOD FOR $13.7 BILLION

Amazon is buying Whole Foods. The online giant is buying the high-end grocer for $42 a share, valuing the company at $13.7 billion. “Millions of people love Whole Foods Market because they offer the best natural and organic foods, and they make it fun to eat healthy,” Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a press release. ” Whole Foods Market has […]

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DEATH TOLL IN MASSIVE LONDON HIGH-RISE BLAZE RISES TO 17

DEATH TOLL IN MASSIVE LONDON HIGH-RISE BLAZE RISES TO 17

on early Wednesday morning, killing at least 17 people and injuring dozens. Authorities expect the death toll to increase. Flames from the inferno lit up the night and smoke spewed from the windows of the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, where more than 200 firefighters battled the blaze. A plume of black smoke stretched for miles across the pale sky after […]

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INMATES KILL PRISONER WHO MURDERED HIS OWN MUM AND HER FRIEND

INMATES KILL PRISONER WHO MURDERED HIS OWN MUM AND HER FRIEND

    Two inmates have been charged with murder following the death of a fellow prisoner who was jailed for killing his own mum and her friend. Police launched a murder investigation after Brett Rogers (pictured middle) was found dead in his cell at a maximum security prison.   He was serving a life sentence with a minimum term of […]

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WOMAN IN HER 70S MAY BE THE OLDEST EVER TO GIVE BIRTH

WOMAN IN HER 70S MAY BE THE OLDEST EVER TO GIVE BIRTH

A woman in India could make the record books as one of the oldest ever to give birth. Daljinder Kaur, who’s believed to be at least 70 years old, gave birth to a son named Arman (meaning “wish” in Hindi) on April 19. The baby was the first for Kaur and her 79-year-old husband, Mohinder Singh Gill, after nearly five […]

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POPE FRANCIS, TRUMP WHISPERER?

POPE FRANCIS, TRUMP WHISPERER?

AFC/GETTYIMAGES Meeting Pope Francis can really mess with a guy. The day after then-House Speaker John Boehner met with the pope during his visit to the U.S. in 2015, the Republican politician tearfully resigned. The former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly spent the morning of his last day with the network in Rome, where he met Francis in the Vatican […]

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UN CALLS ON NORTH KOREA TO STOP MISSILE TESTS

The United Nations on yesterday, May 22 ordered North Korea to stop its ballistic missile tests in order to open up the prospect of talks with world powers. The order was given after North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on Sunday — the latest in a series this year as Pyongyang steps up its efforts to develop an intercontinental […]

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JAPAN MONARCHY: PRINCESS MAKO TO LOSE ROYAL STATUS BY MARRYING COMMONER

JAPAN MONARCHY: PRINCESS MAKO TO LOSE ROYAL STATUS BY MARRYING COMMONER

Reuters Princess Mako is the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito A member of Japan’s royal family, Princess Mako, is to surrender her royal status by marrying a commoner. The 25-year-old eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito will become engaged to law firm worker Kei Komuro, also 25, whom she met while studying together. Japan’s imperial law requires a princess to leave […]

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NIGERIAN APPOINTED ACTING PRESIDENT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

NIGERIAN APPOINTED ACTING PRESIDENT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

A Nigerian was on Thursday, appointed as the Acting President to preside over the 81st Plenary Meeting of UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters. Prof. Tijjani Bande, is a Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN. He was given an opportunity to preside over the 193-member body. Bande’s presidency at the Plenary Meeting happened just nine days after he presented […]

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