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UN slams use of children in Nigeria bombings

The United Nations voiced alarm Tuesday at Boko Haram jihadists' surging use of children, mainly girls, as human bombs in northeastern Nigeria, describing the...

Oil prices rise ,heading to $53 on signs of tightening market

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, lifted by indications that supply is gradually tightening, especially in the United States. Brent crude oil was up 40 cents...

Sports

Final Ronaldo appeal against 5-game ban rejected

Cristiano Ronaldo's final route of appeal against his five-match ban for pushing a referee after being sent off in the Spanish Super Cup was...

AC Milan buying spree continues with Kalinic swoop

Croatian international striker Nikola Kalinic has completed a move to AC Milan from Fiorentina, both clubs announced on Tuesday. The 29-year-old joins Milan on a...

Entertainment

Mark Wahlberg named world’s top paid actor

Rapper-turned-actor Mark Wahlberg was named the world's highest paid actor on Tuesday, earning an estimated $68 million before taxes over the past 12 months. The...

Cosby retrial for sex assault pushed back to 2018

The retrial of disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges on Tuesday was pushed back to next year, to give his...

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