2010

Recent News

Gunmen abduct Taraba deputy govs mother

The Taraba Police Command has on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of Hajiya Hauwa-Belli Manu, the mother of the deputy governor of the state, Haruna Manu. Police Public Relations Officer of the command
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Several killed and scores injured in German train crash

Four people were killed and around a hundred were injured in an early morning train crash in the southern German state of Bavaria, police said. “The current toll is four dead, 15 critically inju
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Dead baby resurrects just before burial

A Chinese baby boy who was declared dead and spent the night in a morgue showed signs of life just as he was about to be cremated, local TV reported. Workers at the crematorium in Pan’an in the
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Chibok girls can no longer be rescued Poll

On Friday we asked if Nigerians believe that the more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped from their school on April 14, 2014 can still be rescued. Our question comes after President Muhammadu Buh
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Is your travel claim ready for 1 March?

There’s nothing more satisfying than getting tax money back from SARS - but you need to get your claim details right.
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Auto option for big-value Focus 1.0T

Ford's Focus 1.0T can now be matched with a Powershift gearbox and it's cheaper than rivals.
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Popular Finance

Dena Bank Q3 loss at Rs 663 cr in December quarter

Total income also declined to Rs 2,722.23 crore during the quarter
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Three years later, supervisors may revisit plan to raise funds for stormwater projects

Three years ago, an attempt to raise money for regional projects to capture and treat stormwater went nowhere. Homeowners, businesses and school districts opposed the proposed parcel fee, and Los
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Mysterious ship helped keep California gas prices high, consumer advocate says

There's an unusual new entry to the long list of reasons why Californians spent the last year paying significantly more for gasoline than other U.S. drivers: a mystery ship. The explosion at Exxon
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Calendar says winter, but it's hot and dry: Has El Nio abandoned L.A.?

By this point in the winter, Southern California was supposed to be dealing with rains and flooding, not brush fires and beach weather. Yet temperatures have soared this week, breaking records in
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Make way! Warner Bros. expands its universe with DC Super Hero Girls

Shortly after she took over DC Comics six years ago, Diane Nelson noticed a glaring problem at the company owned by film and TV studio Warner Bros. DC's vast library boasted some of the most popul
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Hard lessons on an "easy" mountain

Let's not go that way. Let's just use other people's steps.It wasn't meant to be some heavy-handed father-son advice, but it rings that way now.My 15-year-old son and I don't talk like the people
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Why Canada is better at disrupting the corporate status quo

It's not that Canada is perfect. It's just that Canadians are really good at dealing with important things. Take your pick healthcare, gun control, same-sex marriage, political donations the C
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Las Vegas newspaper staff feels casino giant Sheldon Adelson's tightening grip

When casino mogul Sheldon Adelson quietly bought Nevada's largest newspaper, reporters made it their mission to break the story of their new owner. Newly energized after years of turnover and turm
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Former murder capital of Mexico presents sunnier image for pope

Not long ago, this sprawling border city was known as the murder capital of Mexico. Hundreds of young women disappeared in the 1990s, falling victim to brutal robberies and murderous sexual assaul
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