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Congress averts security agency shutdown with one-week spending fix

Boehner returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in Washington

(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday to a one-week stopgap spending bill for the domestic security agency, averting a partial shutdown with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline. 00    Read More »

Boris Nemtsov, Russian opposition leader, shot dead in Moscow


(CBC) – Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, officials said. Nemtsov was killed just a day before a protest planned against Putin’s rule. 00    Read More »

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s Mr Spock, dies at 83


(BBC) – US actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in the cult sci-fi series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, his family has said. 00    Read More »

A 72 year old man has nothing to offer Nigerians – Dame Jonathan

Patience Jonathan

The First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan yesterday stated that her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan deserved the support of women in the country because he had delivered on the promises he made to Nigerian women in 2011. She spoke during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Women Campaign Rally held  in Makurdi, the state capital. Dame Jonathan said, “today pregnant ... Read More »

One billion young at risk of hearing loss from loud music – WHO

More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing through listening to loud music, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. 00    Read More »