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Police fire live rounds to disperse protest in Iraq’s Basra

Iraqi demonstrators gather during an anti-government protest in front of the Governorate building in Basra, Iraq December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Security forces used live bullets and teargas on Friday to disperse protesters gathered in Iraq’s southern city of Basra, but no injuries were reported. Around 250 people had surrounded a building used as temporary headquarters ...

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Sheffield United 1-2 West Bromwich Albion: Baggies come from behind to beat Blades

Kieran Gibbs netted his third league goal of the season as West Brom came from behind at Bramall Lane Goals from Gareth Barry and Kieran Gibbs helped West Bromwich Albion come from behind to beat fellow Championship promotion contenders Sheffield United. Blades had led early on through David McGoldrick’s neat finish before Barry equalised with the visitors’ first real chance ...

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Air Berlin’s administrator sues Etihad for up to 2 billion euros

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German airline Air Berlin’s insolvency administrator is suing Abu Dhabi’s Etihad, its former owner, for damages of up 2 billion euros ($2.26 billion), a Berlin court said on Friday. Etihad Airways’ decision to withdraw funding for Air Berlin sent Germany’s then No.2 carrier into insolvency. The administrator said previously that Etihad did not meet its financial obligations ...

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Brazilian president approves extradition of Italian militant

FILE PHOTO: Italian former leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti leaves the headquarters of Federal Police in Sao Paulo, Brazil March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File Photo BRASÍLIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Michel Temer on Friday signed an extradition order for Italian militant fugitive Cesare Battisti wanted for murder in Italy since the 1970s, his press office said. The order follows a decision ...

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‘Heaven Has Gained Another Hero!’ Champion of ‘Charismatic Renewal’ Rev. Ralph Wilkerson Passes Into Eternity

Rev. Ralph Wilkerson, a giant of the evangelical community who was widely known for his fiery preaching and healing miracles during the 1970s, passed away Wednesday. “Just got the sad call that Dr. Ralph Wilkerson has passed away,” author Dr. Mark Rutland tweeted at the news of his death. “I will miss him so much, as will many. He led ...

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Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Witnesses say people quickly fell ill after eating rice following a consecration ceremony Eleven people have died and dozens more have fallen ill after eating rice at a temple in India, police say. About 70 people have been admitted to hospital after eating the food following a ceremony in the southern state of Karnataka. ...

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J&J shares nosedive on report it knew of asbestos in Baby Powder

(Reuters) – Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) fell 10 percent on Friday and were on track to post their biggest percentage drop in more than 16 years, after Reuters reported that the pharma major knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder. The decline in shares erased about $40 billion from the company’s market capitalization, with ...

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Fighting breaks out in Yemen’s Hodeidah after truce deal: residents

ADEN (Reuters) – Fighting broke out on the outskirts of Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah on Friday, residents said, a day after a ceasefire agreement was reached by the warring parties at U.N.-sponsored peace talks. One resident told Reuters he could hear the sound of missiles and automatic gunfire in the direction of the eastern 7th July suburb of the ...

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