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Nearly 200 Nepali migrant workers died in Qatar last year, many of them from heart failure, officials said Monday, figures that highlight the grim plight of labourers in the Gulf nation.
Tens of thousands of impoverished Nepalis head every year to Qatar, where a construction boom is gathering pace as it prepares to host the 2022 football World Cup.
The Nepal embassy in Doha said it registered 191 deaths last year compared with 169 the year…Continue
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These kind of moments when two superstars come together on stage are usually hit or miss, but it's good for ratings so networks will continue to showcase them.
Miley Cyrus teamed up with Madonna during her MTV Unplugged special. The two performed a medley of "Don't Tell Me" and "We…Continue
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NEW DELHI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - An Indian female politician and activist has said rape victims may have invited attacks by their clothes and behaviour, fuelling a national debate over a series of incidents of sexual violence against women.
Asha Mirje, a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader in western Maharashtra state, questioned at a meeting on Tuesday why a 23-year-old physiotherapy student who was gang-raped on a bus in Delhi in 2012 was out late at…Continue
Ok so we have seen all the slandering media about Richard Sherman's immediate verbal response toward his opponent Michael Crabtree based on their past history they had and their in…Continue
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Scott MacIntyre, the former common law husband of Rob Ford's sister, filed a statement of claim Wednesday alleging the Toronto mayor was behind his vicious, jailhouse beating in March, 2012.
And MacIntyre believes that infamous video showing Ford ranting about wanting tokill an unnamed man and…Continue
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At least 250 million of the world's 650 million primary school age children are unable to read, write or do basic mathematics, according to a report Wednesday commissioned by the U.N. education agency.
The report found that 130 million are in primary school but have not achieved the minimum benchmarks for learning, and almost 120 million have spent little or no time in a classroom including 57 million youngsters who are not…Continue
Peter Bailey shares a NiteCap with the iconic international reggae superstar on South Beach inside the Fountainbleau where the two discuss Caribbean reparations, the evolution of dancehall reggae and collaborating with artists like 2 Chainz and Damien Marley.
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A McDonald's employee in Pittsburgh was arrested Wednesday after undercover police officers said they discovered her selling heroin in Happy Meal boxes, according to a criminal complaint.
Shantia Dennis, 26, was arrested after undercover law enforcement officials conducted a drug buy, according to a statement from Mike Manko, communications director for the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office.
Customers looking for heroin were instructed to go…
Rome (CNN) -- Mafia killings don't typically shock Italians -- as disturbing as the occasional hit may be, the tragedy usually affects only friends and families of the victims.
But a coldblooded, point-blank killing this month in southern Italy has a nation grieving -- for a 3-year-old child.
Nicola "Coco" Campolongo was shot in the head along with his grandfather, Giuseppe Iannicelli, and his grandfather's 27-year-old companion -- victims of an apparent mob hit over…
SANTA ANA, CA -- A California schoolteacher was arrested Wednesday after hundreds of living and dead pythons in plastic bins were found stacked floor to ceiling inside his stench-filled home in suburban Orange County.
As investigators wearing respirator masks carried the reptiles out of the house and stacked them in the driveway, reporters and passers-by gagged at the smell. Some held their noses or walked away from the five-bedroom home to get a breath of…
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow and sleet have stopped falling and traffic was moving again around Atlanta following a crippling storm — but transportation and rescue officials said that didn't mean it was safe yet to drive, especially after the sun goes down.
Officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation said Wednesday night that they were concerned with sub-freezing overnight lows potentially leading to layers of black ice coating roads that might appear to be…
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New York City resident Joel Rakower bit off more than he could chew when he smuggled nearly 40,000 piranhas into the United States.
Rakower pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn to smuggling the deadly piranhas from 2011 to 2012, according to…Continue
34-year old Vincent Wade needs rehab or jail time very soon before he kills himself or someone else. On Monday morning (January 27) Wade, of Pennsauken, New Jersey, was driving in Philadelphia when he crashed into a Crown Fried Chicken restaurant. He then took off his clothes and started to pleasure himself in the middle of a busy intersection.
A passerby filmed the incident and…Continue
Published: June 11, 2005
Hamilton Naki, a laborer who became a self-taught surgeon of such skill that Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard chose him to assist in the world's first human heart transplant in 1967, but whose contribution was kept secret for three decades because he was a black man in apartheid-era South Africa, died on May 29 at his home in Langa, near Cape Town. He was…Continue
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Keisha, a young and vibrant woman, age 30 loss both of her legs 5-months ago due to a car accident on I-20, in Atlanta, GA. She has 3 boys, ages 7, 11, and 14 years-old. Keisha has overcome unimaginable adversity and hasn’t missed a beat as a mother. That’s why we honored her as a SUPER MOM! …
Police in Hesse state said in a statement that a static electric charge apparently triggered the detonation, and a spurt of flame, on…
Black owned businesses need more growth, but sometimes even having the chance to expand is difficult. In a panel discussion on “NewsOne Now,” Michael Grant of the National Bankers Association and Ron Busby of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. note the obstacles, and what future business owners need to do to get loan approvals and prepare for growth.
“A lot of that has to do…