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Wendy Williams Files for Divorce from Kevin Hunter After More Than 20 Years of Marriage

The daytime talk show host filed for divorce Thursday after two decades of marriage, a source confirms to PEOPLE. “Thank you to everyone for respecting the family’s privacy during this time. Kevin is supportive of Wendy and they are working through this process together,” the personal representative for Wendy Williams told PEOPLE in a statement. […]

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David Cameron’s memoir to be published in the Autumn despite Theresa May promise

David Cameron’s publisher has insisted the former PM’s long awaited memoir will be published in the autumn. It came amid reports Mr Cameron was attempting to push back publication due to a promise he made to Theresa May to hold back until Brexit was agreed. But HarperCollins insists it will publish the memoir this autumn as planned.  According […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Coup ‘not appropriate response’ to Sudan’s challenges, says AU

He said the AU’s Peace and Security Council would meet “swiftly to consider the situation and take the appropriate decisions.” The African Union on Thursday criticised the military ouster of Sudan’s veteran president Omar al-Bashir and called for calm and restraint.“The military take-over is not the appropriate response to the challenges facing Sudan and the […]

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I don’t have legs but can’t beg – Kulabako

Whereas many disabled people resign themselves to begging for handouts, Swidiq Kulabako lays bricks for a living. Although he does not have legs, he says Allah gave him strong hands so that he can work hard and look after his family. He is without normal legs but somewhat illustrates the notion that disability is not […]

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Hundreds of migrants are illegally crossing the US border into Canada each day

Canada intends to change the law to make it harder for asylum seekers rejected by countries like the US to file refugee claims at the border. The move comes as thousands of asylum seekers have crossed the border after their claims were rejected in the US. Amendments were introduced on Monday evening in the Liberal […]

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Brexit: UK and EU agree delay to 31 October

European Union leaders have granted the UK a six-month extension to Brexit, after late-night talks in Brussels. The new deadline – 31 October – averts the prospect of the UK having to leave the EU without a deal on Friday, as MPs are still deadlocked over a deal. European Council President Donald Tusk said his […]

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William Barr says ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign during Obama era

The US attorney general, William Barr, has alleged that Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign was spied on during Barack Obama’s administration, reigniting a fierce dispute over the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation. “I think spying did occur,” Barr told a Senate subcommittee in Washington. The attorney general confirmed that he had requested a review of the […]

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Pakistan to restore, hand over 400 Hindu temples

The Pakistan government wants to reclaim temples and hand them over to the Hindu community. The government has decided to reclaim and restore 400 temples to the Hindu citizens of Pakistan. Pakistan’s federal government has decided to reopen Hindu temples across the country in phases, fulfilling the longstanding demand of the minority Hindus that their […]

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Netanyahu likely to secure record fifth term as Israeli PM

In Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu looks likely to win a record fifth term as Prime Minister, though his re-election is not yet formalised. His Likud party is predicted to have won the same number of seats as his main opposition, but a coalition with smaller far-right and religious parties would return him to office. They have aligned […]

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Lori Loughlin and 15 Others Face New Charges in College Admissions Scandal

As federal prosecutors on Tuesday brought new money laundering charges against 16 parents enmeshed in the college admissions scandal, a question hung over the sprawling case: Would anybody implicated in the scam actually serve time behind bars? The Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, the designer Mossimo Giannulli, were among those indicted on a […]

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