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Djokovic, Serena cruise as Kerber, Azarenka exit

Namibian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Novak Djokovic won his first round match at the French Open in straight sets on 24 May 2016. PARIS − Top seed Novak Djokovic launched his bid for a first French Open title with a routine victory while Serena Williams began the defence of her crown, but ...
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Twitter Says Goodbye To All '.@'

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
But ".@" no more! Twitter will now automatically show those stage whisper tweets to all your followers. Twitter announced a plan to make itself simpler Tuesday by, among other things, removing the need for a popular, improvised equivalent of a stage ...
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EgyptAir Flight 804: Conflicting reports over final moments

CNN - ‎10 hours ago‎
(CNN) The search for EgyptAir Flight 804 continues, amid contradicting reports about the aircraft's final moments. After it disappeared en route from Paris to Cairo last week, some debris from the plane -- including life vests, personal belongings and ...
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Facebook apologizes after fat-shaming model Tess Holliday

Fusion - ‎3 hours ago‎
Taryn Hillin is Fusion's love and sex writer, with a large focus on the science of relationships. She also loves dogs, Bourbon barrel-aged beers and popcorn -- not necessarily in that order.
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What to make of the latest Apple laptop rumors

The Boston Globe - ‎9 hours ago‎
The latest rumors going around about Apple's next laptop revamp are pretty interesting. While Apple itself hasn't released any information on new laptops, a recent note from a trusted Apple analyst offers some intriguing clues about where the company ...

Namibia fishing ministry plans to release reserve quota

Undercurrent News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Namibia's fishing ministry plans to release reserve quotas for horse mackerel, hake and the country's other fisheries within the next two weeks, the Namibian newspaper New Era reported.

Farewell dinner for Mathuthu

Nehanda Radio - ‎3 hours ago‎
Zimpapers Bulawayo branch held a farewell dinner for outgoing Chronicle Editor Mduduzi Mathuthu on Monday. Mathuthu was last week “reassigned” to lead the Southern Times in Namibia, leaving Innocent Madonko as the acting editor.
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Tutu's daughter quits as minister after marrying woman

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, left, with his daughter the Rev Mpho Tutu-Van Firth. Photo / AP. The reverend daughter of former Cape Town Archbishop Desmond Tutu has announced she will give up her Anglican church licence after marrying a woman.
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Abacha Loot: FG says corrupt people hindering the recovery of £300m from Jersey

Pulse Nigeria - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The Bailiff of Jersey, Mr Micheal Birt, had earlier promised to release £315m, after initially repatriating £140m in 2014. Published: 2 minutes ago; Chika Ebuzor.
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Why EFCC declared Omisore wanted

Vanguard - ‎38 minutes ago‎
A leading figure in the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has run into problems with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over the N700 million which he reportedly received from the Office of the former ...
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Senate visits FUPRE, to pass Establishment Bill before June 15

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
EFFURUN—Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFund, has said that the bill to establish the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, FUPRE, Delta State would be passed by the Senate before June 15, 2016.
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Oil prices push closer to $50, US crude hits highest in 7 mths

Reuters - ‎14 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE Oil futures pushed closer to $50 a barrel on Wednesday, with U.S. crude hitting its highest in over seven months after industry data suggested a larger-than-expected drawdown in U.S.
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Economic development in Africa centres around urbanization – UN-backed report

UN News Centre - ‎10 hours ago‎
Making cash transfer payments to women in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo: World Bank/Dominic Chavez. Print. 24 May 2016 - With two-thirds of Africans expected to live in cities by 2050, how Africa urbanizes will be critical to the continent's future ...
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Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but vows changes anyway

TechCrunch - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Facebook responded today to official queries regarding its Trending Topics feature, specifically allegations made over the last few weeks that the team responsible for it was deliberately suppressing conservative views and arbitrarily elevating stories ...
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More ads are coming to Google Maps

TechRadar - ‎7 hours ago‎
Google is redesigning its mobile ad experience, so expect to see a lot more ads in Google Maps. The search giant updated its ads for Google Maps to help businesses drive traffic in a smartphone-dominated world.
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Overwatch early impressions: A shooter with character

Ars Technica - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Editor's Note: We won't have access to the final release version of Overwatch before the rest of the world, but Game Director Jeff Kaplan described the Overwatch open beta earlier this month as "what will go live at launch" on the Blizzard forums.
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'Angry Birds': How the Mobile Game Franchise Became an Animated Feature

Hollywood Reporter - ‎May 23, 2016‎
"I was a big fan of the game," said Fergal Reilly, who directed with Clay Kaytis. Angry Birds, which won the weekend at the North American box office with an estimated $39 million opening, came to theaters thanks to a production collaboration between ...
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Shipwreck found in desert diamond field solves 'maritime mystery'

Knoxville News Sentinel - ‎11 hours ago‎
Miners have been pulling diamonds from a vast area of Namibia's Namib Desert called the Sperrgebiet (or "forbidden territory") for more than a century.
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French Open 2016: Andy Murray edges Radek Stepanek in thriller

CNN International - ‎10 hours ago‎
(CNN) While a veteran perhaps contesting his final French Open received most of the adulation as he left the main court Tuesday, Andy Murray walked away the winner.

Onyango nominated twice in 2015/2016 PSL Awards

Kawowo Sports - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Like he had expected, after leading Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Mamelodi Sundowns to league glory, Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Masinde Onyango has landed a goalkeeper of the season nomination in 2015/2016 PSL Awards.
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Murray locked in French Open survival battle, Wawrinka escapes shock

Namibian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Defending champion Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka returns the ball to Czech Republic's Lukas Rosol during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 23, 2016 in Paris.
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Solar storms may have seeded life

The Hindu - ‎4 hours ago‎
Solar storms four billion years ago may have provided the crucial energy needed to warm Earth and seed life despite the Sun's faintness, new research has revealed.
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Fancy A Beer From A 5000-Year-Old Recipe?

Asian Scientist Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Remnants of a 5,000-year-old 'beer-making toolkit' found in Northern China reveal a surprising recipe for this ubiquitous beverage.
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Nelson, Rubio vent anger with delay in Zika legislation

The News-Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - It could be weeks before Congress passes a funding plan to address the growing threat posed by the Zika virus, and the delay is drawing fire from Florida's senators.
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Life expectancy gap linked to loss of Y chromosome in men

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
A simple blood test to identify if males have lost crucial genetic material as they get older could finally close the gap in life expectancy between men and women, scientists believe.
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It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

CNN - ‎17 hours ago‎
(CNN) Many new parents long for a full night of glorious, uninterrupted sleep yet shudder at the thought of letting their baby "cry it out," the sleep training method in which parents allow babies to cry themselves to sleep.