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Fox News under fire after pressuring news anchor Megyn Kelly to lose 25 pounds

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Megyn Kelly has struggled with weight all her life. Two years ago Fox News told her to “Shape up or shape out”, she either needed to lose 25 pounds or find a new network to work for. Kelly, who wore a size 16 then, watched the pounds melt away. At her heaviest she weighed 185 pounds, ...

The Islamic State has been pushed back but the future still looks bleak for Christians in the Middle East

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG On the last Sunday of October the church bells in the Iraqi Christian town of Qaraqosh rang out for the first time in two years. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) had been been driven out, leaving behind only the dead bodies of their fighters and the churches that lay desecrated but not ...

Bus plunges off cliff killing 14 in Malaysia

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG An interstate bus in Malaysia carrying passengers from Singapore and Myanmar careered off a highway early Saturday, killing 14 people and injuring 16 others, officials said. The bus, heading from southern Johor state to the capital Kuala Lumpur, went off the road in the wet before rolling over and ending up in a deep ditch, said Mohammad Yusof ...

Donald Trump campaigner faces court over role in foreign donor scandal

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG A prominent campaigner for Donald Trump is facing court action over his role in a fundraising scandal exposed by the Telegraph. US prosecutors reported Jesse Benton for breaching the terms of his probation for a recent conviction when he met reporters to allegedly​ seek an illicit donation from a foreign backer. The Department of Justice warned that ...

Tunisia arrests Anis Amri’s nephew and two others linked to Berlin Christmas market attack suspect

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Italian and German anti-terrorist police met in Milan on Saturday to determine how Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri travelled 1000 miles and crossed the borders of at least three countries before he was shot dead, amid fears of revenge attacks from Islamist sympathisers in Italy. The high-level meeting took place as Tunisia arrested Amri’s nephew and ...

LOSERS ARE ON THE RUN.Boko Haram ousted from last remaining stronghold in the Sambisa forest, says Nigerian president

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG The Nigerian army has defeated Boko Haram in the Sambisa forest, one of the jihadists’ last remaining strongholds, President Muhammadu Buhari said Saturday. A campaign lasting for months in the 1,300 square-kilometre forest in northeastern Borno state led to the “final crushing of Boko Haram terrorists in their last enclave in Sambisa Forest” on Friday, Buhari ...

Russian military plane carrying 91 on board, including famed army band, crashes into Black Sea

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG ARussian military plane crashed on Sunday in the Black Sea as it made its way to Syria with 91 people onboard, including musicians heading to celebrate the New Year with troops. The Russian defence ministry said there had been no survivors after the Tu-154 plane crashed shortly after taking off from the southern city of Adler, south of ...

THIS IS HOW AMERICAN JUSTICE SYSTEM WORKS AGAINST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG This the pattern of the American Justice System towards black people in general.Texas woman called police (911) for help ended up being arrested with her daughter and the white man not questioned by the police officer.Well,a society cannot be  healthy unless it somehow pays respect or equal treatment to people who look differently (out-side their comfort ...

Australia fines Valve $2.2 million over its Steam refund policy

Australia’s federal court has fined Valve AUD$3 million (USD$2.2 million) after ruling that the company breached consumer law when it didn’t offer refunds between 2011 and 2014. This is the maximum fine requested by Australia’s competition regulator and it’s 12 times more than Valve itself suggested it should pay, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. Justice James Edelman said he ...

On the front lines of Canadian assistance in Iraq

The town lies 65 kilometres south of the city where an Iraqi-led operation to root out the Islamic State has now, as of late December, entered its tenth week. An Iraqi commander instructs the convoy to hurry as it snakes its way through narrow streets, and, pointing toward buildings a few kilometres away, warns that snipers might still be lying ...

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