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Jamaica police: 30+ dead in battle with drug gang

June 5, 2010

Thousands of heavily armed police and soldiers barged past barricades into the capital’s most violent slums on last Tuesday, clashing with die-hard defenders of a gang leader sought by the United States. At least 30 people have died, officials said.

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Cameroon: pirates seize 2 Russian sailors

June 4, 2010

Pirates kidnapped two Russian sailors during an attack on a cargo ship off the coast of Cameroon, the latest act of violence along West Africa’s increasingly insecure coast, a private security official said last Wednesday.

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Nigeria swears in new Christian president

May 18, 2010

Nigeria swore in its new president, a Christian, this week after months of leadership confusion while its elected president was receiving medical treatment. Goodluck Jonathan, who has been Nigeria’s acting president since February, officially became president of Nigeria.

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Food And Beverage

Philadelphia adds food sites for residents in need

April 2, 2020

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Entertainment

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April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Ellis Marsalis  (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File) Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85;...

Week In Review

SEPTA rear/center door boarding – effective April 1

April 2, 2020

An “Essential Service Schedule” for Regional Rail is in effect.  Other SEPTA service, including city and suburban...

Health

How to help kids sort fact from fiction about the Coronavirus

April 2, 2020

This is a crucial time to practice news literacy skills.  By Sierra Filucci  commonsensemedia.org Misinformation is spreading...

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Lizzo treated a number of hospital staffs, when they were being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, to lunch

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Lizzo (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, at a time...

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