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#FinCEN Files: America places Atiku, wives, under international banking surveillance
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Ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 general elections, perennial presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar, mounted an intense campaign to untangle his candidacy from a public perception that he is corrupt. This is what his opponents have always latched on to. But in 2019, he decided to confront the question of corruption head-on. “I have always said that if […]

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S’pore Covid-19 death rate is lowest in the world
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Singapore has the lowest Covid-19 death rate in the world, according to Reuters using data compiled from countries that have recorded more than 1,000 cases. [tinymce_insert_ads] 27 deaths so far There has been just 27 deaths out of more than 57,000 cases here. This puts the death rate at 0.05 per cent, where the global […]

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Duterte affirms arbitral win vs China before UN: It’s now part of international law
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MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte affirmed on Wednesday the Philippines’ arbitral victory against China over the South China Sea before the United Nations General Assembly. “The award is now part of international law, beyond compromise and beyond the reach of passing governments to dilute, diminish or abandon,” he said in a speech that was […]

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Coronavirus: work from home if you can, Gove says in government U-turn | World news | The Guardian
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The public in England will once again be asked to work from home if they can, Michael Gove has said, signalling a U-turn in government advice to combat the spread of coronavirus that he said could help “avert the need for more serious action in the future”. In broadcast interviews before Boris Johnson sets out […]

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‘World, Meet Rainbow’: The Female Fire Chief On The McKenzie Hailed A Hero
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Christiana Rainbow Plews has been making national headlines of late. She’s the Upper McKenzie District Fire Chief who lost her home and fire station in the Holiday Farm fire. Plews is one of fewer than 50 women in the nation to hold the title of fire chief. She’s been credited for saving countless lives when […]

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Find Airport Transfers and Taxis from Airports around the World! – Taxi2airport.com
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Airport taxi transfers Planning to go on holiday by plane, or perhaps on family visit or for another reason abroad? Then you probably need to go to the airport to catch your flight. But how do you arrange your holiday transfer? Letting someone bring you or pick you up is not always possible and parking your own […]

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UK could have 50,000 Covid cases a day by mid-October, says chief medical officer | World news | The Guardian
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The UK has “turned a corner” for the worse and is on course for up to 50,000 new cases of Covid-19 per day by mid-October, which could lead to 200 deaths a day by the following month, the chief medical officer for England has warned. The country should be prepared for significant restrictions for the […]

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Face shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says Japanese supercomputer | World news | The Guardian
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Plastic face shields are almost totally ineffective at trapping respiratory aerosols, according to modelling in Japan, casting doubt on their effectiveness in preventing the spread of coronavirus. A simulation using Fugaku, the world’s fastest supercomputer, found that almost 100% of airborne droplets of less than 5 micrometres in size escaped through plastic visors of the […]

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