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22-year-old woman died when boy, 12, jumped from bridge ‘in suicide bid’

A woman was killed when a suicidal 12-year-old boy jumped from a bridge over a US highway onto her car. Marisa W Harris, 22, died at the scene when the boy, who is not being named, fell onto her Ford Escape on Saturday afternoon. The impact of the boy landing …

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Billionaire environmentalist, Tom Steyer launches a $10 million campaign to impeach Donald Trump

On Friday, Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer announced that he plans to spend millions of dollars in a new campaign aimed at convincing Congress to impeach President Donald Trump. The campaign, called “Need to Impeach,” kicked off on Friday with a video ad that will run on TV and online. In the ad, …

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University becomes FIRST to offer a degree in MARIJUANA studies

Scientific studies will allow students to get a professional insight into the industry which is exploding in the US. But the campus at the Northern Michigan University was quick to point out the four-year medical plant degree is not for stoners. Brandon Canfield, a chemistry professor from the university, said: …

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Togo opposition protests to restart; Canada, U.S. issue security alert

The Canadian and United States governments on Tuesday issued security alerts to its citizens ahead of fresh opposition protests in Togo. Opposition parties have called for two days of anti-government protests in the country, starting Wednesday October 18 to Thursday the 19th. Today’s protest means that the opposition coalition is …

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Pope Francis criticizes US for ‘abandoning’ Paris climate accord

Pope Francis implicitly criticized the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming. The United States is the only country out of 195 signatories to have withdrawn from the accord, which …

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Nigerian man arrested in the U.S for using fraudulent checks to steal from restaurant

A 21-year-old Nigerian national Abdulrahaman Rosenje, is one of three men facing felony charges for using fraudulent checks to steal from a restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, US. Rosenje, of Kenosha, appeared in Columbia County Circuit Court via video from jail on Friday afternoon, October 6, charged with eight counts of felony forgery. …

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