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USA POLITICS: $150-$180b Damages Caused By Hurricane Harvey: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Says

USA POLITICS: $150-$180b Damages Caused By Hurricane Harvey: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Says

Harvey, which came ashore on Aug. 25 as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years, has killed an estimated 47 people and displaced more than 1 million after causing wreckage in an area stretching for more than 300 miles (480 kms).

“Katrina caused if I recall more than $120 billion but when you look at the number of homes and business affected by this I think this will cost well over $120 billion, probably $150 to $180 billion,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott told Fox News, adding, “this is far larger than Hurricane Sandy.”

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USA POLITICS: Boston Free Speech Rally: Here’s Update

USA POLITICS: Boston Free Speech Rally: Here’s Update

“I want to applaud the many protesters in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate. Our country will soon come together as one!” Trump tweeted. “Our great country has been divided for decades. Sometimes you need protest in order to heal, & we will heal, & be stronger than ever before!”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Lavished! Here’s Grace Mugabe $8m Rented Property

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Lavished! Here’s Grace Mugabe $8m Rented Property

In Harare, Robert Mugabe’s wife has also acquired another property in the plush suburb of Hellensvale for $4,5 million. The real-estate deal between Grace’s family and a local resident Jan Teede and his wife Fiona Campbell has been finalised. It is unclear where Grace Robert and her family are getting such large sums of money. Their known loss-making businesses and meagre official incomes are unlikely to fund this. President Robert Mugabe says he earns $12 000 per month, a salary which makes him “the poorest president in the world”, according to Grace. Grace Mugabe has been splurging millions of dollars despite the fact that her family’s only known business, a dairy company, has been loss-making since 2013.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s Ailing Buhari First Photo in Almost 80 Days

NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s Ailing Buhari First Photo in Almost 80 Days

The picture purports to show Buhari dining in Britain with senior members of his political party on Sunday, according to an accompanying statement from the presidency.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s What Chibok Girls Bishara, Pogu Said to Donald Trump When they Met Him in the White House

NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s What Chibok Girls Bishara, Pogu Said to Donald Trump When they Met Him in the White House

Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu were among 276 girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, by Boko Haram militants in April 2014.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege

RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege

September 1, 2004: The most horrifying terrorist attacks in Russia, the Beslan school siege. Over 300 people, 186 of them children, killed. Read more.

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USA POLITICS: Total Cost of 59 Tomahawk Missiles Fired By US in Syria

USA POLITICS: Total Cost of 59 Tomahawk Missiles Fired By US in Syria

Tomahawk missiles used in Syria likely cost US military around $1 million. The latest versions of the missile that would replace those could be more costly.

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SYRIA POLITICS: 23 Tomahawk Missiles Out Of 59 Reached Syrian Airfield – Russia Mod

SYRIA POLITICS: 23 Tomahawk Missiles Out Of 59 Reached Syrian Airfield – Russia Mod

US missile strike on Syria airfield was ‘low efficiency’ – Russian MoD. The runway, taxiways and Syrian aircraft on the parking apron remained undamaged.

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UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

“A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries,” a PLA spokesman told Reuters. “She’s undergoing very urgent medical treatment now.”

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UK POLITICS: Lock Down! Shots Fired Outside Parliament London, Police Officer ‘Stabbed’

UK POLITICS: Lock Down! Shots Fired Outside Parliament London, Police Officer ‘Stabbed’

Metropolitan Police: “We were called at approx 2:40pm to reports of incident at Westminster Bridge. Being treated as a firearms incident – police on scene.”

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RUSSIA POLITICS: S-400 Triumf Mobile Multiple Anti-Aircraft Missile System (AAMS) (Photos & Video)

RUSSIA POLITICS: S-400 Triumf Mobile Multiple Anti-Aircraft Missile System (AAMS) (Photos & Video)

Russia flagship cruiser S400 missile system. Here are photos, video demonstration of S-400 Triumf Mobile Multiple Anti-Aircraft Missile System (AAMS).

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Official: President Buhari Back Home After Medical Leave in UK

NIGERIA POLITICS: Official: President Buhari Back Home After Medical Leave in UK

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home after nearly two months of medical leave in Britain. We featured the video and photos for your videwing.

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USA POLITICS: Joy Villa Wears ‘Make America Great Again’ to 2017 Grammy Awards (Photos)

USA POLITICS: Joy Villa Wears ‘Make America Great Again’ to 2017 Grammy Awards (Photos)

Pop singer Joy Villa arrived Sunday at the 2017 Grammy Awards wearing a simple white outfit– until she removed it on the red carpet, revealing a dress in the style of Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” presidential campaign posters.

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USA POLITICS: Amazing Donald Trump Inauguration Cakes (Photos)

USA POLITICS: Amazing Donald Trump Inauguration Cakes (Photos)

If Donald Trump moving into the White House this week doesn’t feel real yet, how about a slice of this inauguration cake that looks so appetising?

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USA POLITICS: Lady Liberty Shows First African-American Woman on US Coin

USA POLITICS: Lady Liberty Shows First African-American Woman on US Coin

United States Mint unveiled $100 gold coin featuring African-American woman as the face of Lady Liberty for the first time in the history of U.S. currency.

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UK POLITICS: Trousergate: Sir Nicholas Soames Slams Nicky Morgan For ‘Trivialising’ A Fight Over Brexit By Attacking Theresa May’s £995 Trousers

UK POLITICS: Trousergate: Sir Nicholas Soames Slams Nicky Morgan For ‘Trivialising’ A Fight Over Brexit By Attacking Theresa May’s £995 Trousers

Nicky Morgan was slammed today by a Tory Remainer ally Sir Nicholas Soames for ‘trivialising’ a fight over Brexit by attacking Theresa May’s £995 trousers.

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USA POLITICS: Trump, Conway Attend Heroes And Villains Party

USA POLITICS: Trump, Conway Attend Heroes And Villains Party

US president-elect Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway attended a “Heroes and Villains”-themed costume party in the small town of Head of the Harbor, New York.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Dinner For 2: Merkel, Obama Dine Together For Last Time (Photo)

GERMANY POLITICS: Dinner For 2: Merkel, Obama Dine Together For Last Time (Photo)

Here’s the last dinner for 2: Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, US President Barack Obama dine together for last time (photo).

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RUSSIA POLITICS: 10 Most Powerful Weapon Systems Used By Russian Army

RUSSIA POLITICS: 10 Most Powerful Weapon Systems Used By Russian Army

Russia has gone through transformation since Putin’s re-election in 2012. It had the world’s 4th-largest defence budget in 2015, at a cost of $66.4 billion.

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USA: Election 2016: Trump With Female Supporters – Photo Of Day

USA: Election 2016: Trump With Female Supporters – Photo Of Day

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump stands with female supporters on stage at a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.

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