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Deaths reported & up to 30 cars destroyed in horrific gas tanker explosion on Nigerian expressway

Published time: 28 Jun, 2018 18:58 Edited time: 28 Jun, 2018 18:59 Blood-chilling footage of the aftermath of a tanker explosion in south-western Nigeria has emerged online. The fuel reportedly set dozens of nearby cars on fire, with some feared dead in the highway inferno. The tanker reportedly exploded while traveling on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, local media reported. The fuel ...

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White deaths outnumber births in majority of US states, report finds

Deaths now outnumber births among white people in more than half the states in the US, according to a new report, raising questions about how long the country’s whites will remain a majority of the population. Read more A report published by the Applied Population Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that whites are dying faster than they are ...

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‘No link between US Embassy move & deaths of Palestinians’ – Nikki Haley at UNSC

A defiant US accused the UN Security Council of a “double standard” towards Israel, while other states united to condemn violence against Palestinians during the unrest that followed the American decision to relocate its embassy. “The United States deplores the loss of life, but there is a lot of violence in region. And the double standard is all too common ...

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‘Gruesome propaganda attempt’: White House blames Hamas for Gaza deaths

The White House has accused Hamas of “gruesome propaganda” after Israeli forces killed over 50 Palestinians on the border between Gaza and Israel, as the US celebrated the transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem. This is a “gruesome and unfortunate propaganda attempt” on part of Hamas, deputy White House press secretary Raj Shah told reporters on Monday, adding that Israel ...

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Costly ‘mishaps’ & non-combat deaths in US Air Force prompt day-long pause in operations

A rise in accidents has prompted the US Air Force to stage a one-day safety review this month, American officials said. The analysis of aircraft and strategies comes after a military cargo plane fell out of the sky in Georgia. Prior to May 21, the aerial branch of the US military will carry out a pause of its activities in ...

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#GreatReturnMarch: 2 Palestinian deaths reported as protests enter 4th week (PHOTOS)

Two Palestinians have been killed near Gaza’s border, according to local medics and the Gaza Health Ministry. The reports come as protesters gather for a fourth week of ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations. To date, at least 35 Palestinians have been killed and thousands wounded by Israeli gunfire. The six-week protest began on March 30 and is due to continue ...

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Russia’s ban on non-food alcohol sales reduces poisoning deaths by a quarter

The number of deaths caused by tainted alcohol poisoning has fallen by 25 percent since Russian authorities imposed a ban on the sale of alcohol-containing non-food products, the government consumer rights watchdog has reported. The press service of the Rospotrebnadzor agency told TASS that there were 677 alcohol poisonings over the New Year holidays in 2018, compared to 1,800 during ...

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Erdogan calls Netanyahu ‘terrorist’ in wake of Gaza deaths

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has unleashed a blistering attack on Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu calling him a “terrorist” and the “leader of a terrorist state” following the deadly shooting of protesters in Gaza. “I do not need to tell the world how cruel the Israeli army is. We can see what this terror state is doing by looking at ...

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3yrs of civilian deaths in Yemen don’t hold US & allies back from selling arms to Saudis – Amnesty

Hundreds of Yemenis have become victims of reckless arms sales by the US and its allies to Saudi Arabia, whose coalition has indiscriminately used Western weapons in its 3-year bombing campaign, Amnesty International has warned. The rights group has analyzed numerous instances in which Yemeni civilians, including women and children, were killed or injured by the Saudi-led coalition’s aircraft. In ...

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75% of mid-flight pet deaths in US were on United Airlines in 2017

Eighteen out of 24 pets who died on domestic US flights last year were carried by United Airlines. The latest tragedy came on Monday, when two passengers were forced to put their puppy in an overhead locker. Data from the US Department of Transportation showed United, whose slogan is “Fly the Friendly Skies,” was the least pet-friendly of all domestic ...

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