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(BBC) — Rumours of child abductors spread through WhatsApp in a small town in Mexico. The rumours were fake, but a mob burned two men to death before anyone checked. On August 29, a little after midday, Maura Cordero, the owner of an arts and crafts shop in the small town of Acatlán in the ...

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(BBC) — A five-minute scan could be used to spot people at risk of dementia before symptoms appear, researchers claim. Scientists used ultrasound scanners to look at blood vessels in the necks of more than 3,000 people and monitored them over the next 15 years. They found those with the most intense pulses went on ...

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(BBC) — The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for, officials have said. Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll there to 29. It now equals the deadliest wildfire on record in ...

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(NEWS ROOM) — Even though he was released from a medical centre in Cuba, President David Granger will not be back in Guyana for Local Government Elections (LGE) on Monday, November 11. This was confirmed by the President’s Assistant Director (Editorial) of the Public Information and Press Services Unit, Ariana Gordon when contacted by News ...

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — The Private Sector Commission (PSC) is calling on employers to allow their staff the time off to cast their ballots in the Local Government Elections (LGEs) being held today Monday November 12, 2018. Today marks the second consecutive occasion in decades that Guyana will see the hosting of Local Government Elections (LGE), ...

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(BARBADOS TODAY) — Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has called for swift action to resolve funding issues at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). During his hour-long presentation at the Cave Hill Campus’ Alumni Symposium on Saturday, Arthur called on regional governments to find new, creative, sustainable funding methods for the university. “The ...

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(WINK) — A tropical wave that formed east of the Caribbean islands has increased in surrounding thunderstorms, allowing for greater likelihood of tropical storm formation, as it continues to move west. National Hurricane Center in Miami reported, there is a 30-percent chance of formation in the next 40 hours, considered low, with a high chance ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — NCB Financial Group has been solidly ensconced at the top of Jamaica’s commercial banking market for several years, but having just hit another profit milestone and with nearly $980 billion in assets, its managers believe they are well placed to dominate the region. In fact, NCB already claims the title as the ...

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Sky News:-  A homeless man who used a shopping trolley in an effort to stop a terrorist attack has become a national hero. A campaign set up to help Michael Rogers has raised almost AUD105,000 (£58,000) in donations from those grateful for his attempts to stop Hassan Khalif Shire Ali. Ali blew up a vehicle packed with gas […]

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Cricinfo:–  In a match that will be difficult to explain for analysts, Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant seemed to be cruising through what looked like a difficult chase on a pitch with plenty for spinners. Yet, from seven required off 11, India needed a misfield off the last ball of the match to stumble over the […]

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