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Retired Nun Admits Embezzling $835,000 to Support Gambling Habit

A nun has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $835,000 in school funds, which she spent on gambling and other…

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Taxis and tuk-tuks come to a standstill after Thai virus surge

Tuk-tuks and garishly coloured taxis that once weaved through chaotic Bangkok traffic are sitting idle in storage as a fresh…

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Africa

Mother-of-three arrested with 100 wraps of cocaine concealed in private part, bag(Video)

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a Nigerian woman based in Brazil for drug trafficking.…

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Women troops marching in heels spark Ukraine outrage

Ukrainian authorities found themselves buried in controversy Friday after official pictures showed women soldiers practising for a parade in heels.…

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U.S. calls on Russia to stop Central Africa violence

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations called on Russia on Wednesday to stop violence by “mercenaries working as an…

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‘A long time coming’: US to allow ‘X’ option on passports

The US State Department is in the process of offering a third gender marker – “X” – on US passports…

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China Warns UN as Human Rights Chief Seeks to Inspect Xinjiang

China accused the United Nations‘ top human rights official of making “erroneous remarks” after the commissioner revealed that she was…

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Israeli foreign minister to make first visit to UAE

Israel’s new foreign minister will head to the United Arab Emirates next week for the first known visit by a…

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German conservatives to unveil post-Merkel plan

German conservatives will unveil Monday a plan to win voters in a future without Angela Merkel, as chancellor candidate Armin…

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New deadly illness poses a challenge in India in COVID patients

New Delhi — India’s health infrastructure that nearly crumbled under a catastrophic second wave of coronavirus last month, is now…

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Russia Won’t Remove U.S. From List of ‘Unfriendly Countries’ Despite Biden, Putin Meeting

The U.S. will not be removed from the Kremlin’s list of “unfriendly countries,” despite a successful meeting between President Joe…

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Travel

Airlines report 3,000 unruly passengers in US

Airlines have reported about 3,000 cases of unruly passengers to US aviation authorities this year as bad behaviour on flights…

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