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Worldwide Kenyatta sworn in as president of Kenya
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Kenyatta, 56, took two oaths of office as his second five-year term was sealed by the signature of Chief Justice David Maraga. Security was heightened in and around the sports stadium for the historic event. Uhuru was declared the victor by the electoral commission with 98 per cent of the votes cast and the Supreme Court upheld his election after dismissing two election petitions challenging his win.

Worldwide Jury selection begins for trial of Turkish bank executive
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But Zarrab stopped appearing at pretrial hearings several weeks ago, and his name was removed from a roster of jail inmates, prompting speculation he is co-operating with the US and may testify against Atilla. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman, who is overseeing the case, said Turkey's government should provide evidence if it thinks the defendants are being unfairly prosecuted, rather than hurling criticism at prosecutors.

Worldwide China jails Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che for 'subversion'
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The convictions followed a trial in September 2017. Mainland Chinese activist Peng Yuhua was tried alongside Lee, and pleaded guilty to similar charges. Relations between Beijing and Taipei have worsened since Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen took office in May a year ago, with China cutting off all official communications with the island.

Worldwide Mother charged after dead newborn found in bag under porch
Author: 0 Mother charged after dead newborn found in bag under porch

Robinson went to a hospital Sunday for treatment related to childbirth. " Laws protect mothers who have babies who don't want them ", Hermick said. On Saturday she went to check on the baby and after noticing that he was still not breathing, she transferred his body to the crawlspace under the house.

Worldwide How Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef
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After the larvae were produced, the scientists placed them back onto the reef's damaged areas and created huge enclosures using mesh curtains. When the same team conducted a similar experiment in the Philippines , it took three years for larvae to grow to the size of dinner plates.

Worldwide Adidas: Drop Lawsuit In Pay-To-Play Scandal
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Adidas terminated its personal services contract with Pitino on the same day he was sacked by Louisville . "This lawsuit is about more than just money; it is coach Pitino's vehicle for proving that he had nothing to do with Adidas' outrageous, wrongful and illegal conspiracy", the lawsuit says.

Worldwide FBI joins investigation for missing AMBER Alert toddler
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Long brown hair, blue eyes. Mariah Kay Woods was last seen on November 26 at 2405 Lot 7 Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville , North Carolina at 11:30 p.m.in bed at her home. Mariah Woods' mother made an emotional plea for her daughter's return Monday night. Callers to the latter number with reliable information are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500.

Worldwide Hamas calls on PNA to lift sanctions on Gaza
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To restore control of Gaza and secure its authority, Fatah demands Hamas neutralize its weapons arsenal, which the Islamic group used to eject Fatah and to fight three wars against Israel, in 2008, 2012 and 2014. "It is our right to resist the occupation until it ends". Hamas decries the Palestinian Authority's security cooperation with Israel in the West Bank.

Worldwide Police arrest donkeys for eating 'expensive plants'
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The owner first asked the jail superintendent to forgive his donkeys, but after several failed requests he pleaded help from a BJP leader who then intervened and released the four legged animals. Furious over the crime, jailer Sita Ram Sharma ordered his men to catch the donkeys and keep them inside the jail compound. The donkeys were locked up for four days in the Orai district prison.

Worldwide India's top court again dismisses petition to ban Padmavati
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The Supreme Court will hear the plea filed by lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma against the film Padmavati on Tuesday. The apex court took a serious note of statements made by persons holding power or high office about the movie. "It'll prejudice the decision-making of CBFC", the bench said while dismissing the PIL filed by ML Sharma, who had in the past too filed a similar petition against Padmavati .

Worldwide The White House purportedly ponders personal phone ban for staff
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Bloomberg reports that some Trump administration staffers are concerned a personal mobile device ban would impede them from reaching their families during the day. Despite the criticism that some members of Trump's administration have directed toward Hillary Clinton for using a personal email account to conduct business during her time as secretary of state, some of the president's staff have been known to do the same.

Worldwide Hyderabad To Get Metro Rail: 10 Facts
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The metro will be opened for commercial objective tomorrow and a minimum fare of Rs 10 for a distance of up to two km and the maximum fare is Rs 60 for a distance of more than 26 km has been fixed. Apart from this, the metro authorities have also ensured that the rail is disabled-friendly. A daily pass is to be charged at Rs 40. Though the minimum fare of the railway is kept at Rs 10 but is more expensive for short distances as fares are calculated in terms of kilometres.The metro railway ...

Worldwide US Navy Poseidon aircraft join search for missing Argentine submarine
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But navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told a news conference on Sunday (26 November) that he had not ruled out an "extreme survival situation". From Argentina's military base at Bahia Blanca, two US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft have been using their radar and scanners in the sub hunt, dropping buoys equipped with sensors to try to detect the vessel.

Worldwide Springsteen Extends Broadway Run Through June
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The autobiographical and theatrical presentation that brings Springsteen's 2016 memoir Born To Run to musical life was scheduled to close on February 3. So, again there is hope for the thousands of fans who missed out on tickets for Springsteen's acclaimed - by everyone but us, anyway - performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

Worldwide Ash from rumbling volcano forces Bali airport to stay shut
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The closure of the airport has stranded tens of thousands of travelers, affecting tourists already on Bali and people who were ready to fly to the island from overseas or within Indonesia . We had to evacuate because our house is just 3 miles from the mountain. If not, she said buses and ferries would be arranged to take travelers to Surabaya on Java, where the company's charter flights could pick them up.

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