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Lord’s Resistance Army steps up Congo attacks as U.S.-backed force pulls out

The outlawed Lord’s Resistance Army has stepped up attacks in Congo close to the South Sudanese border as a U.S.-supported regional task force pulls out, the U.N. humanitarian office said in a report...

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In Somalia, Islamist rebels are blocking starving people from getting food

Famine looms due to drought and a rebel movement that attacks foreign aid groups.

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A day in Libya’s capital, just as the civil war reignites

Fighting between militias underscored the potential challenges for British investigators in the Manchester concert bombing — and Libya’s fragility.

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Nearly 250 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean amid spike in bids to reach Europe, U.N. says

European leaders are struggling over how to confront smuggling networks in Libya.

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How teen moms in Nigeria could wind up hurt by Trump’s U.N. cuts

Will the defunding of the United Nations’ family-planning agency lead to fewer abortions or more?

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The ANC is Mandela’s legacy. Now his granddaughter has renounced South Africa’s ruling party.

The movement that defeated apartheid is under fire for corruption and failing to help poor blacks.

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Peter Ndlovu promises President Mugabe his national team shirt

Former Zimbabwe footballer Peter Ndlovu says he would be prepared to gift his national shirt to President Robert Mugabe.

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Rihanna snapped kissing, getting cozy with mystery man in Spain

On Thursday, pictures surfaced online of Rihanna and a new mystery man sitting in a pool in Spain and getting rather comfortable with each other. The pair seem to be totally unaware that they are being photographed as they hug …

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Men on Twitter up in arms over football star’s nude ESPN cover

Ezekiel Elliot's cover made quite the splash, as male Twitter was upset at seeing him posing naked, while holding a football.

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La La Anthony reportedly exchanged numbers with Kofi Siriboe at BET Awards

La La Anthony and Kofi Siriboe were reportedly swapping phone numbers at the BET Awards.

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BET Awards ratings fall to double digit after record-breaking year

2016 was a record-breaking year for viewership for the BET Awards, but 2017's awards couldn't match up this time around.

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Video shows off-duty officer choking Black teen for being on his lawn

A video posted to Facebook appears to show an off-duty police officer choking a Black teen and threatening him for being on his lawn in a Chicago suburb.

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‘Bachelor’ star DeMario Jackson details pool sex with white castmate

DeMario Jackson is telling his side of what happened on Bachelor in Paradise during the infamous pool sex romp that temporarily got production cancelled.

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Bishop Eddie Long hit with posthumous tax lien

Bishop Eddie Long has been dead for six months, but that didn't stop the IRS from hitting him with a posthumous tax lien for $335,000 in back taxes.

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Juwon Oshaniwa exits Hearts by mutual consent a year before contract ends

Nigeria left-back Juwon Oshaniwa leaves Hearts by mutual consent a year before his contract was due to expire.

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Alton Sterling’s family sues city and police of Baton Rouge

On Tuesday, Alton Sterling's family filed a wrongful death suit against the city and police of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Bristol City sign Senegal's Diedhiou

Bristol City break their transfer record to sign Senegal international striker Famara Diedhiou from Angers for £5.3m.

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Official trailer released for Teri Woods’ ‘True To The Game’

The trailer for True to the Game, the film based on the bestselling book by Teri Woods of the same name, has just dropped. The story of love, sex and drugs is directed by Preston Whitmore II and executive …

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Man bikes 2,600 miles to hear dead daughter’s heartbeat in donor recipient

Bill Conner of Madison, Wisconsin, biked 2,600 miles across the country to hear his dead daughter’s heartbeat in a donor recipient. His daughter, Abbey, was only 20 years old when she died suddenly while on vacation in Cancun, Mexico, in …

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Florida cop tickets black man for walking without identification

A Jacksonville, Florida, police officer ticketed a black man for walking without identification. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer J.S. Bolen accused Devonte Shipman and his friend of jaywalking, according to a video that was posted to Shipman’s Facebook account on June 20.…

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Powdered drywall mistaken for cocaine lands innocent man behind bars

A Florida man was arrested and sat in jail for 90 days after police mistook powdered drywall for cocaine. When Karlos Cashe was pulled over in March, ...

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Covering the world’s biggest hunger crises, I saw people with nothing give everything to save a life

Aid agencies are overwhelmed by the crisis, so the hungry are turning to other poor people.

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Libya becomes a key focus of the Manchester bombing probe

Investigators want to learn if Manchester bomber Salman Abedi received training or help from Islamic State operatives in the North African country ...

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‘Financial freedom’ preacher hit with several counts of tax fraud

William Todd Coontz, the former Charlotte preacher who wrote the financial freedom book “Please Don’t Repo My Car,” was indicted for tax fraud on ...

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Tiffany Haddish lands stand-up special ‘From The ‘Hood to Hollywood’

Tiffany Haddish has just landed her first stand-up comedy special: “From the ‘Hood to Hollywood.” Haddish filmed the show at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, and her jokes ran the gamut of telling her own story of growing up …

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Trump supporter: My family won’t be insured if Obamacare goes away

Don Lemon brought in two people who would be badly affected by the Senate Republicans’ health care bill on his CNN show and allowed them to tell their stories. One was Pastor Janice Hill, who recently went viral when a …

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JAY-Z and Beyoncé reportedly unable to find home to their liking

Beyoncé and JAY-Z are still trying to find a permanent home for their family. The home is a $400,000-a-month rental home in Malibu that sits on 6.3 acres and has sprawling Pacific views. According to TMZ, the family will be …

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