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Chicago:Student Shot Dead on His Way to Meet Friend at ‘L’

BRONZEVILLE — Even though it’s less than a 2-block walk from the 47th Street Green Line Station to his home, Kevin Ambrose offered to meet his friend at the “L” so he wouldn’t have to walk it by himself. “I had just talked to him on the phone when he told me he’d meet me at the station,” said Michael ...

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The End of A Legend…..Moyes takes over Man Utd from Sir Alex Ferguson.

David Moyes has been handed a six-year contract by Manchester United and will succeed Sir Alex Ferguson on 1 July. Moyes, who leaves Everton after 11 years in charge at Goodison Park, was Ferguson’s recommendation to succeed him as manager at Old Trafford. Moyes, 50, was out of contract at Everton at the end of the season. “We unanimously agreed ...

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Why are atomic bomb clouds mushroom-shaped?

The mushroom cloud that forms after an atomic blast is almost an iconic. People use the terms “mushroom cloud” and “atomic bomb” interchangeably. But why does it form? And does it only go up after a nuclear blast? Let’s find out. You don’t need a nuclear weapon to create a mushroom cloud, but it helps. First, you need a sudden ...

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Chinua Achebe: Memorial service in London on May 18

Nigerians in the United Kingdom, will hold a memorial service and cultural reception for late literary icon, Professor Chinua Achebe on May 18 in London as part of global farewell activities for the literary legend. Professor Achebe’s body will arrive Abuja May 12, sparking off a series of festivities that will continue until his final interment in Ogidi, Anambra State ...

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NDC legal team to challenge poll results in NPP strongholds

The legal team of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the ongoing election petition hearing has served notice they will question results declared in the opposition stronghold of Ashanti region and others. Lawyer for the NDC, Tsatsu Tsikata on Tuesday secured a ruling that allowed him to introduce pink sheets not tendered in evidence by the petitioners. Speaking to ...

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A fair minimum wage is a measure of decency

BY JESSE JACKSON May 6, 2013 The April jobs report has been hailed as good news by the nation’s newspapers. But a look under the numbers is more sobering. In Chicago and cities across the country, extreme poverty remains high, and the jobless still haunt our streets. Washington would rather sell optimism. We’ve seen 38 straight months of private-sector jobs ...

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National Chief Imam turned Ninety in New York

The National Chief Imam and Grand Mufti of the Republic of Ghana, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu has turned Ninety years of age, while on State visit to the United States of America last weekend. Hundreds of members of Ghanaian Muslims Community in News York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston and Washington DC as well as Toronto in Canada gathered at ...

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Dozens killed at Nigeria funeral

At least 39 people have been killed in Nigeria’s Taraba state as clashes broke out between Christians and Muslims at a funeral, say reports. Residents said Friday’s violence broke out as a funeral procession for a traditional leader passed through a Muslim area of Wukari town. A 24-hour curfew has been imposed on the town by police. Tensions have been ...

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