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By Fabiola Antunes
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Jan 29th, 2015
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For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live. Joining President Barack Obama for a condolence visit after the death of the King Abdullah, Mrs. Obama stepped off of Air Force One wearing long pants and a lo...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Jan 29th, 2015
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Barack Obama let absolutely nothing come in the way of his gym routine on his recent trip to India. The first things that the gym junkie, Barack Obama, did after landing in New Delhi was hit the gym. Known for his strict gym regime, the US President on his short two-day trip to Delhi didn’t [&h...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Jan 29th, 2015
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Pop star Taylor Swift said her Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked on Tuesday, but the rogue posts were quickly removed from the social media services. The 25-year-old “Shake It Off” singer, whose album “1989” has been atop the charts for the past three months, has buil...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Jan 29th, 2015
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Serena Williams will bid to slow the charge of the next generation of American tennis when she faces teenager Madison Keys in the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Today. The top seed was irrepressible in her quarter-final defeat of Dominika Cibulkova, needing only two sets and scarcely more than...
By Margaret Amoah
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Jan 28th, 2015
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A French court has banned parents from naming their baby girl “Nutella” after the hazelnut spread , arguing that it would make her the target of mockery. The judge aid in his ruling that the name Nutella was the trade name of a spread that is commonplace in Gallic homes and ordered that t...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Jan 28th, 2015
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A new study has recently revealed that people likelier to turn to superstitions or lucky charms achieve performance goals rather than learning goals. Eric Hamerman at Tulane University and Carey Morewedge at Boston University have determined that people use superstitious behavior to help achieve both...
By Margaret Amoah
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Jan 28th, 2015
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IBM is planning to slash more than 100,000 workers from across the globe as a cost-cutting measure. According to Mirror, the US company, which employs around 20,000 people in the UK, confirmed it was preparing for “workforce rebalancing” that would lead to the loss of “several thous...
By Margaret Amoah
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Jan 28th, 2015
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NEC Corporation today announced the delivery of infrared thermography cameras via the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to support counter measures against Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Africa. It delivered four units to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, and five units to the Republic of...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 27th, 2015
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Photo: AN Liverpool football team manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Italian striker Mario Balotelli now faces a major struggle to win back his place in the squad following his disappointing start with the club. Balotelli joined Liverpool in a 16 million pound move from AC Milan and has since ...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 27th, 2015
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Photo/AP The wife of Hollywood executive Alan Ladd Jr has become the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault. In an essay penned for the Huffington Post blog, Cindra Ladd claims the embattled comic assaulted her in New York in 1969, when she was 21. She writes: “In 1969, I met Bill ...
By Dr. Jean-Luc Bourbeau
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Jan 27th, 2015
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Photo:Instagram Azelia Banks like most afro-dark, African-american and Sub-Saharan African women yearns for long, straight hair and Long or straight hair has always been valued among afro-dark, African-american and Sub-Saharan African men. Please don’t blame Azelia Banks. Photo:Instagram Hair length ...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 27th, 2015
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Photo/Google Inc Woman of childbearing age, who use doctor prescribed painkillers, face two times risk of serious birth defects in babies. Many women are unaware that prescription opioid-based medications such as codeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, or morphine, used to treat severe pain, may increase th...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 27th, 2015
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Photo:AN Serena Williams bounced back from a shaky start as he trounced her Spanish opponent Garbine Muguruza in three sets to stroll into the quarter-final round of Australian Open in Melbourne. Avenging last year’s French Open loss, the American world number one secured a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victor...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 27th, 2015
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Photo/Google Inc A new study has found that having sex is similar to exercising, as it burns an average of 4.2 calories a minute in men and 3.1 calories a minute in women. For the study, sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson observed 21 young heterosexual couples having sex and discove...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 27th, 2015
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Photo: Instagram A team of chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites which could ultimately reduce costs for cancer treatments, food production and other segments of the 160 billion dollars global biotechnology industry. The research was conducted by University Of California (UCI) and Austra...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 26th, 2015
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Photo: Reuters Suspected Boko Haram militants began attacking Nigeria’s major northeastern city of Maiduguri just after midnight on Sunday, military, government and local sources said. At around 0800GMT (9pm NZT) on Sunday, a Reuters witness said shelling could be heard and that military helico...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 26th, 2015
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President Barack Obama will travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet with new King Salman to pay respects after the death of King Abdullah, the White House said on Saturday. Obama is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on Sunday where he will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attend the Republ...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 26th, 2015
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Photo / Google Eddie Murphy has put out a reggae single and says he has enough songs to release an entire album. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, he said he decided to put out the single, titled Oh Jah Jah, after a song he released with Snoop Dogg received positive feedback from reggae fans...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Jan 26th, 2015
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US President Barack Obama paid floral tributes at Raj Ghat, the memorial of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi on Sunday. Obama was accompanied by Power Minister Piyush Goyal, who is Barack Obama’s minister-in-waiting. Obama also planted a sapling at Rajghat. President Obama, who is t...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 26th, 2015
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Photo: Twitter Rihanna, Paul McCartney and Kanye West have unveiled their new track FourFiveSeconds. Rihanna tweeted a link to the track saturday (January 24), writing: “FIRST GLIMPSE AT MY NEW MUSIC!!!”                        ...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 26th, 2015
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Photo: Reuters Boko Haram has released nearly 200 hostages, most of them women, who were kidnapped from a village in the northeast Nigerian state of Yobe, a community leader and a military source told AFP on Saturday. A total of 192 people were released on Friday from two Islamist enclaves, where the...
By Mojisola Olatubora
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Jan 26th, 2015
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Photo / Getty Images Malcolm-Jamal Warner says it’s difficult to see Bill Cosby face allegations of sexual assault. Warner, who played Cosby’s son Theo in the hit 1980s sitcom The Cosby Show, told Billboard magazine the comedian has been an important mentor and friend. Warner didn’t...
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