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According to preliminary results of site assessments conducted by the Sierra Leone National Security Office and the United Nations Interagency Rapid Response Team, 1,039 households from several neighborhoods in Freetown (including Regent, Kamayamah, Dworzak, Culvert and Kaningo) and 100 individuals now in a mountain cut shelter have been affected by floods and landslides.
  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Hospital oxygen dept. had warned authorities about shortage

    Gorakhpur tragedy: Hospital oxygen dept. had warned authorities about shortage

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    Mediareports recommend the explanation behind the passings is deficiency of oxygen supply, which was cut off by the supplier due to non-installment of cash to the tune of Rs 66 lakh. "We will leave for Gorakhpur soon and after details analysis of the situation will take further decision on the same", Tandon said. The families of the children have claimed that the doctors were not treating them well and the hospital was not even providing the medicines which were required for the treatment.
  • Mega Million Jackpot Ticket Sold In Chicago Suburb

    Mega Million Jackpot Ticket Sold In Chicago Suburb

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    One person is now a multi-millionaire after winning Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot. According to ABC News , the winning ticket was purchased at Nick's Barbecue in Palos Heights. In that drawing, David Trapp won $61 million in California . "You see more people in line buying both tickets when both games are over $300 million", said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores, whose members sell about two-thirds of the nation's lottery tickets.
  • Weather: Showers Heading Into the Weekend (8/11 AM)

    Weather: Showers Heading Into the Weekend (8/11 AM)

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    Northeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Highs over the weekend and into next week will remain below normal with temps in the 80s. Sun: High: 84 Mostly cloudy. On Sunday , the morning high tide will be between 12:27 a.m. and 1 a.m. and in the afternoon it will be between 12:58 p.m.
  • Released from North Korea, the pastor is en route to Canada

    Released from North Korea, the pastor is en route to Canada

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    News of his release came a day after a six-member Canadian government delegation arrived in North Korea to try to gain Lim's freedom. "So far, it has been confirmed that government officials and a doctor are accompanying Reverend Lim", said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak to media.
  • Trump Continues Hammering McConnell Over Healthcare Failure

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    Trump has chose to blame the Kentucky Republican Senator for the GOP's failure to repeal and replace ObamaCare , after seven years of telling voters it was their main objective. The exchanges likely will not help relations between the president and Republican senators. Republicans placed health care at the top of their 2017 agenda when the year began.
  • Florida Mom Drove With Daughter's Dead Body For 2 Days

    Florida Mom Drove With Daughter's Dead Body For 2 Days

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    A search warrant has been filed to check her vehicle, police there were waiting for the arrival of Jacksonville Sherifff's Office detectives before enforcing the warrant. A mother was charged with concealing a body after police say she drove for two days with her daughter's dead body in the vehicle. She and her daughter, Kaye-lea Plummer, were traveling from Jacksonville, Fl to Buffalo, NY when Newsome lost control of the vehicle in West Virginia.
  • Sacked Google employee James Damore clarifies his stand in a YouTube video

    Sacked Google employee James Damore clarifies his stand in a YouTube video

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    Damore filed a lawsuit against the company late Tuesday over his termination. Google said it would not publicly comment on individual employee cases, however chief executive Sundar Pichai told employees that portions of the memo "violate our code of conduct and cross the line by advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our workplace".
  • Canada to set up border camp as number of asylum seekers swells

    Canada to set up border camp as number of asylum seekers swells

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    Quebec has opened its Olympic Stadium, a former hospital and a school among other places to house people. "The Canadian Armed Forces will have no role in security matters", Mr. Representatives from the Quebec immigration, labour and education ministries will give an update about the ongoing response to the influx of asylum seekers crossing illegally from the U.S.
  • New Department of Defense Guidance

    New Department of Defense Guidance "Cracks Down" on Drones

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    In April, flights of almost all drones over 133 USA military facilities were banned due to security concerns. Military bases are only one of many places where drones are forbidden; airports have the same restrictions, as does airspace over people and places where emergency crews are working.
  • Christy Clark resigns in British Columbia

    Christy Clark resigns in British Columbia

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    Despite her assurances that she would not ask Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon to call another election, she did exactly that after the Liberals lost the confidence vote in the legislature. "You're going to see a remarkable opposition ", he said. He said the almost 50 per cent cut in salary from about $200,000 as premier to $100,000 as MLA was also likjely a factor in her choice to resign.