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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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Trump admits he doesn’t have tapes of private Comey meetings

President Trump said on Twitter that he "did not make" and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey.

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“Celebrity is tough for me”: Actor Omari Hardwick on why he isolated himself in jail for ‘Power’ Season 4

Actor, poet, artist and activist, Omari Hardwick, gives his ‘A’ game when it comes to all of his body of work. The question is: How far would he go? At the end of season 3, Ghost (Omari Hardwick) is sent …

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Congressional Black Caucus declines meeting with Trump

The Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday rejected a meeting with President Donald Trump in a response letter to his assistant Omarosa Manigault.

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Cameroon's hopes dented by Australia draw

Cameroon's hopes of progressing to the next stage of the Confederations Cup in Russia are dented by a 1-1 draw with Australia.

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50 Cent reveals ‘Power’ series ending after season 7

Though the hit drama "Power" is set to premiere its fourth season, executive producer and star 50 Cent has revealed when the series will ultimately ...

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Nigeria's Enyeama welcomes Burkinabe star

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is pleased to see Burkinabe international Herve Koffi join him at French club Lille.

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Egyptian clubs warned over Qatar crisis

The Confederation of African Football issues a warning to Egyptian clubs to stay out of the political crisis in the Gulf.

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Trump promises immigration law banning welfare benefits, but it already exists

Donald Trump promised an immigration bill that would bar immigrants from receiving welfare, however, what he didn't know is that the law already exists.

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Remy Ma to start fund for women who can’t conceive children

In a video for Citizens of Woke Wonderland, Remy Ma delivers an impassioned message about women who are not able to conceive due to health complications.

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Juror breaks silence to reveal two holdouts refused to convict Cosby

After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian, a juror told ...

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Zambia U20 star Mwepu joins Austria's Salzburg

Enock Mwepu, one Zambia's star performers at the recent Under-20 World Cup, joins Austrian top flight club Redbull Salzburg.

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South Africa court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote

But the South African parliament's speaker will decide whether the vote will be held in secret.

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Kenya's schoolgirls to get free sanitary pads from government

Many Kenyan girls end up missing school because sanitary protection is too expensive.

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Model protests Dolce & Gabbana’s Trump support while walking the runway

Atlanta musician Raury didn’t know about Dolce & Gabbana’s ties to Donald Trump or their “boycott” campaign that makes fun of people who protest or who disagree with their politics until he was already in Milan, the day before he …

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Video of Philando Castile’s girlfriend released

Newly released video showed Diamond Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter just moments after Philando Castile had been shot and killed. The little ...

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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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Sen. Kamala Harris curated a 45-song playlist for Black Music Month

June is African-American Music Appreciation Month, and in that spirit, Senator Kamala Harris released a public playlist on Spotify with 45 songs on ...

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Mom undergoes eight surgeries to look like first lady Melania Trump

Claudia Sierra, a cancer survivor and mother, decided that for her “mommy makeover,” she wanted to look like First Lady Melania Trump. Plastic surgeon Dr. Franklin Rose said that while Ivanka Trump, the first daughter, has often been the muse …

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Tattoo shop owner allegedly raped a teen client while she got a tattoo

A California tattoo shop owner was arrested after allegedly raping a 19-year-old who came to the shop to get a tattoo. The Hesperia Police Department said in a release on Tuesday that there may be more victims. Henry Camarena was …

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Mike Brown’s legacy to be memorialized in new film by Warner Bros.

On Monday, Warner Bros. confirmed that they are memorializing the legacy of Michael Brown in a new movie. Lezley McSpadden’s memoir, Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy and Love of My Son Michael Brown, will …

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