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Leaders urge peace as Kenya barrels towards uncertain election

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga made calls Friday for election peace, while making veiled digs at each other on a day...

Japan emperor abdication set for March 2019: report

Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down on March 31, 2019, a report said Friday, the first imperial retirement in more than two centuries. Prime Minister...

Sports

Kane a bigger threat than Lukaku, says Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes "world-class" Harry Kane poses a bigger threat to his side than Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku did last weekend. The Reds...

No date for Kompany return, admits Man City’s Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted Friday he does not know when Vincent Kompany will return, sparking fresh worries about the veteran defender's long-term...

Business

Unilever takes hit from hurricanes, strong euro

Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch food and consumer products giant, said Thursday that sales were down in the third quarter, hit by the strong euro and...

Rihanna, Bolt power Puma to higher profit forecast

German sporting goods maker Puma on Wednesday lifted its full-year profit forecast for the third time in 2017, after a big-earning third quarter when...

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Mr P releases new single

Mr P, Peter Okoye from the dysfunctional group p-square, released a new single called cool it down. Peter who was formally in a group...

Assailing Trump, Snoop Dogg makes ‘America crip again’

Snoop Dogg took fresh aim at President Donald Trump and returned to his gangsta rap roots on a new single with a pointed title:...

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Indian woman uses Facebook to annul her underage marriage

A young Indian woman has proved in court she was illegally married off as a minor after submitting evidence from her husband's Facebook page,...

Better marriages make for healthier hearts: study

Men whose marriages grow stronger over the years have healthier cholesterol and blood pressure than peers whose unions fall apart, said a study Monday...

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