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    World Bitcoin price continues to climb towards 2019 high – The Independent

    Bitcoin's remarkable resurgence shows no sign of slowing down, with price gains of nearly $3,000 (£2,400) over the last week. The latest price rise has been spurred on by a series of mini price surges, with bitcoin shooting up by $500 in less than 10 minutes on Monday.... Read more via The...
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    World Israel launches airstrikes on Hamas positions after rocket attack – The Independent

    Israeli aircraft pounded targets across Gaza Monday night in retaliation for a long-range rocket attack fired that injured seven people, including a six-month-old baby, hours earlier in the centre of the country.... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2FBYz7b Get more World News
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    Entertainment Robert De Niro calls Trump a ‘racist’ and compares him to Hitler and Mussolini – The Independent

    Robert De Niro has once again struck out at Donald Trump, calling the President of the United States a “white supremacist” and a “racist”. During an interview with The Guardian, the Oscar-winning actor – a long-standing critic of Trump – went as far as drawing comparisons with Hitler and...
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    Metro Corpse stolen from mortuary and held for £10,000 ransom, say Nigerian police – The Independent

    Kidnappers stole a corpse from a morgue in Nigeria and demanded a ransom for its release, police say. Chukwudi Chukwu, 38, and Ibeh Bethel Lazarus, 28, allegedly took the dead body of a woman after... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2x6AUab Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Sports Serena furore exposes double standards and structures of our society – The Independent

    Was it wrong to be entertained? “You will never, ever, ever be on another court of mine as long as you live.” Perhaps even… a little thrilled? “You are the liar. You owe me an apology.” To feel all of the following competing sensations: solidarity with the bold … read more via The...
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    Sports Bolt makes football debut, tires quickly – The Independent

    Sprint king Usain Bolt fulfilled a boyhood dream Friday in making his much-anticipated football debut, exciting fans but tiring quickly in a 20-minute cameo for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The Jamaican superstar, a huge Manchester... Read more via The Independent –...
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    Sports You’ll know when I know – Federer not thinking retirement – The Independent

    Roger Federer, still a force in tennis at the age of 37, says that when he does retire it won’t be a spur of the moment decision sprung on an unsuspecting public. “I would first check with my.... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2N3kZm9 Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Serena Williams laughs off catsuit ban and ignore US Open favourite tag – The Independent

    Serena Williams’ catsuit outfit, to which organisers of the French Open eventually took exception, is unlikely to be seen in the foreseeable future, but not because of any dress code imposed by tournaments. “When it comes to fashion, you don’t want to be a repeat offender,” Williams said …...
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    Sports Novak Djokovic makes history with win over Roger Federer – The Independent

    Novak Djokovic became the first singles player to complete the Golden Masters as he beat Roger Federer in the Western & Southern Open final. The Serbian cruised to a 6-4 6-4 win over his long-running rival to clinch the only ATP Masters tournament he had yet to win. … read more via The...
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    World Eritrean Airlines makes first flight to Ethiopia in 20 years – The Independent

    Eritrea’s national airline on Saturday made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia, the latest step in a surprise.... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2AE5Lz9 Get more World News
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    World ‘The Crocodile’: Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mugabe’s nemesis – The Independent

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa is a military-backed veteran hardliner who outmanoeuvered Robert Mugabe and who now promises a fresh start for Zimbabwe. Monday’s election offers... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2LXsOWN Get more World News
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    World Zuma corruption case postponed until end November – The Independent

    South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday over a $2.5-billion (2.15-billion-euro) corruption case linked... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2LPP8F6 Get more World News
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    World New Ebola virus found in Sierra Leone – The Independent

    A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11,000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday. It is not yet known whether the... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2LRyK3v Get more World News
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    World Donald Trump to be shielded from angry protests by keeping him away from London during UK visit – The Independent News

    Donald Trump will be shielded from angry mass protests against him during a visit to Britain, by a UK government schedule that keeps him largely out of London. He will instead be whisked around country residences and stately homes for most of his trip, allowing Theresa May to … Read more...
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    Sports Christian Eriksen vs Luka Modric: A battle that sees two little wizards duelling in the sun – The Independent

    Amid all the clattering noise of a modern midfield battle, how does the littlest man on the pitch make himself heard? In a game that is becoming increasingly.... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2KlH2nn Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports England wary of Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado ahead of last-16 clash – The Independent News

    England insist they are on full World Cup alert for Colombian duo Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado having already been burned by one Premier League outcast with a point to prove. Former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj ... read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2IBfEw9 Get More...
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    Business Instagram just launched a weird new app. Here’s everything you need to know – The Independent

    Instagram has finally launched the feature you never knew you wanted: a TV network. GTV – which is an app but also a feature, and both a TV system and not one at all – has been described by Instagram as its "most exciting feature to date". But … Read more via The Independent –...
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    Sports Russian politician urges citizens not to ‘fornicate’ with foreign football - The Independent

    The chariman of a Russian parliamentary committee has urged Russians to abstain from sex with foreign fans arriving for the World Cup. Tamara Pletnyova, who heads the... Read more via Independent News – https://ift.tt/2JCP379 Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Lyon deny any agreement with Liverpool for Nabil Fekir – The Independent

    Lyon have officially denied that Nabil Fekir is on the verge of joining Liverpool. It is understood the France international is set to move to Anfield in a deal worth an initial £60million. He would join Monaco’s Fabinho and RB Leipzig’s Naby Keita as new arrivals this summer. Boss Jurgen...
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    Jose Mourinho is ready to prioritise the signing of a new striker this summer – The Independent

    Jose Mourinho is now unlikely to sign a left-back in this transfer window, and is becoming more concerned with devoting that area of his budget to a.... Read more via The Independent News – https://ift.tt/2Jn59BJ Get More Nigeria Sports News
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