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Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico.

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake striked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly in Mexico City and sent panicked office workers streaming into the streets, but the full extent of the damage is not yet clear. Mexican media broadcast images of several collapsed buildings in heavily populated parts of the city. Reports from the US Geological Survey said that the…

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Estonian border guard says foreign students admitted to EuroAcademy will no longer get resident permit and visas.

Estonian border guard says foreign students admitted to ‘EuroAcademy’ will no longer get resident permit and visas. The Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) of Estonia has named the 20-year-old Tallinn Private Higher School “Euroacademy” as an unreliable institution for foreign students and has passed a new law that refuses to issue residence permits to new foreign students admitted to the university. The (PPA) of Estonia has set a deadline for the admission of foreign students to the Euro-academy this week after a month of long survey; the sad news…

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Florida’s state governor says avoid the roads as Hurricane Irma approaches.

Florida’s state governor says avoid the roads as Hurricane Irma approaches. Florida’s state governor has told residents ordered to leave their homes to go to shelters and avoid the roads as Hurricane Irma approaches. Rick Scott said it was now too late to drive away from the danger areas. “The storm is here,” Gov. Rick Scott said Saturday morning, noting that the storm surge could reach 15 feet in some places. “Fifteen feet is devastating and will cover your house,” he said. “Do not think the storm is over when…

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A huge British bomb left over from ‘World War Two’ has been found at Frankfurt, Germany.

A huge British bomb left over from ‘World War Two’ has been found at Frankfurt, Germany. Residents are told to move out while the bomb is made safe. The 1.4 tonne British bomb was found on a building site on Wednesday, patients at hospitals in Frankfurt have been moved to prepare for the controlled explosion of the huge bomb left over from World War Two. Sources claim that the bomb will be deactivated, disposed and made safe on Sunday. About 65,000 people must leave their homes and the police have…

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L’Oréal fires it’s first transgender model ‘Munroe Bergdorf’ who said all white people are racist.

L’Oréal fires it’s first transgender model ‘Munroe Bergdorf’ who said all white people are racist. L’Oréal S.A. a French cosmetics company headquartered in Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine with a registered office in Paris has fired its first transgender model from appearing on a British advertising campaign; after she wrote on her Facebook post that all white people racist. On the 27th of August London-based transgender model ‘Munroe Bergdorf’ announced on her Facebook page that she was to be part of the French cosmetics brand’s new advertising campaign celebrating diversity. After the announcement…

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Obi Ojimadu warns all foreign students about a new robbery system at Kyiv, Ukraine airport.

Obi Ojimadu warns all foreign students about a new robbery system at Kyiv, Ukraine airport. ‘Obi Ojimadu’ is a resident of Ukraine and a Businessman known by Africans and non-Africans in Ukraine as a mentor and life coach. On the 31st of August ‘Obi Ojimadu’ shared a post on ‘Facebook’ to warn foreign students returning from home about a new robbery system by some unknown hoodlums; who will introduce themselves as ‘Bla Bla Car’ taxi drivers in order to steal from any passenger they carry. The wife of Obi Ojimadu…

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Texas braces itself for a massive storm named ‘Hurricane Harvey’.

Texas braces itself for a massive storm named ‘Hurricane Harvey’. Forecasters have labelled Hurricane Harvey as a “life-threatening storm”, which may be the worst storm to hit the US mainland in 12 years. Harvey, currently a category two storm in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall on Texas’ central coast late on Friday or early Saturday. The National Hurricane Center said the storm surges may bring life-threatening floods in and around Houston. According to storm forecast Hurricane Harvey is said to be a Category 3 hurricane by…

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20-year-old man gets life imprisonment for killing 2 people who stopped to help him on the road.

20-year-old man gets life imprisonment for killing 2 people who stopped to help him on the road. This 20-year-old man Jesus Deniz Mendoza has been sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for killing a couple who stopped to help him alongside a road on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation. Jesus Deniz Mendoza of Worland, Wyoming, pleaded guilty to shooting Jason and Tana Shane in the back of the head on the side of a road after they stopped to help him with apparent car problems on the reservation in 2015. He…

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Deadly earthquake strikes China’s south-western province and killed at least five people.

Deadly earthquake strikes China’s south-western province and killed at least five people. A deadly earthquake has killed at least five people and injured more than sixty people in China at the south-western province of Sichuan. The Sichuan province is prone to earthquakes. More than 70,000 people were killed in a quake that occurred in 2008. China’s National Commission for Disaster Reduction, quoted by AFP news agency, said as many as 100 people may have been killed and 130,000 homes damaged. Some reports in the Chinese media said tourists were among…

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