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Saturday, 17 February 2018

Jessica Alba Breastfeeds Her Baby in a Target Dressing Room

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Alba, 36, and husband Cash Warren , 39, welcomed Hayes, their third child and first son, on New Year's Eve. 

As many breastfeeding moms know, when your kid gets hungry in a public place, sometimes you have to improvise.

Jessica Alba posted on her Instagram Stories feed on Friday a photo of herself nursing her 7-week-old son Hayes inside a Target department store dressing room.

"Tired eyes," the caption said, with a hand-drawn arrow pointed at the actress and Honest Company co-founder's face.

She also used a doggie ear filter in her image.
While Alba understandably sought privacy, according to California law, mothers are allowed to breastfeed their children in any public or private location and Target specifically allows breastfeeding anywhere inside its facilities.

- EOnline
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Nigeria- All Passengers Dead As Hilux Van CollidesWith Another Vehicle In Adamawa

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Very sad- a very painful accident has occurred in a community in Adamawa State, leaving all the passengers dead.

The accident which took place along Gombi Hong road in Adamawa state on Thursday reportedly left all the passengers dead.

According to the report from Solomon Lass, who shared the story and photos, this fatal accident occurred after a Hilux van conveying the victims including a white man, collided with another vehicle on the highway.

As the vehicles were on a high speed, the impact of the crash killed all the passengers instantly.

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Nigeria- 15 Killed In A Boko Haram Suicide Bomb Attack In Borno

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In another bombing incident caused by Book Haram, which has left many in pains, at least 15 persons were reportedly killed, while 18
sustained injuries in the blast in Konduga, Borno
State, on Friday.

It was reported that the bomb blast was launched by three suicide bombers at a market in Konduga. Bulama Kaka, a resident who witnessed the incident, told TheCable that it occurred around 7pm.

Kaka said the first bomb was some meters away from where he was while the two other bombs were inside the market.

“We all ran for safety after the first thunderous blast occurred. Many people I know were killed in the attack. Some traders were affected,” he said.

An official of the State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the incident, saying victims with minor injuries were receiving treatment at a hospital in Konduga.

“Those who lost their lives and people in critical condition have been moved to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital and Maiduguri general hospital,” he said.

The attack happened one day after the army placed a bounty of N3 million on Abubakar Shekau, leader of the sect.
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Nigeria- Benue State University Shut Down Over Students Protest

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Due to the ongoing protest by students in the institution who were refused from sitting for exams over non-payment
of tuition. The institution has been shut down.

The management of Benue State University, Makurdi on Friday, shut down the institution following students protest
over tuition fees.

The action of the students is connected with the management’s decision to prevent anyone yet to pay tuition fees from
sitting examination, which commenced on Monday.

The angry students blocked the Makurdi/Gboko Expressway, forcing motorists to make use of alternative routes.

Some of the students, who expressed anger, said they embarked on the protest to draw the attention of the school’s authorities to the prevailing economic situation in the state.

One student, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said, “How can they stop us from sitting examination just because
we cannot pay school fees? Our parents are yet to be paid for several months by the Benue State Government, so where do
they want us to get the fees from?”

Another student, James Abah, said that their leaders proposed to the university authorities to allow them take the
examination and pay the fees at the time of collecting their certificates but that their request was rejected. 

Still waiting for more update on the matter.
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Nigerian Stabbed In South Africa On Valentine's Day

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Should we call this xenophobia? As Nigerian man was stabbed in South
Africa and was almost set ablaze by some irate youths.

The Nigerian Community in South Africa said on Friday that a member was stabbed during a xenophobic attack in Rustenberg, North-West Province area.

The President of Nigerian Union, South Africa, Mr Adetola Olubajo, disclosed on telephone that the victim, identified as
Desmond, was attacked on February 14.
“Desmond is a Nigerian hair piece hawker in Rustenberg, North West Province of South Africa".

“He was attacked on February 14 and sustained multiple injuries. He was rescued when he was about to be set ablaze after being wet with petrol,’’ Olubajo said.

He said that the Nigerian community in Rustenburg was currently living in fear as tension has heightened in the area.
Olubajo said that the union`s executive had visited the city on a fact finding tour and had already spoken to Nigerians in the area.

“Nigerians and their families told us that the situation is very dangerous and that their lives are not safe. They also alleged that some group of people were abducting
Nigerians and requesting money to bail themselves".

“A Nigerian who couldn’t pay was murdered last month. This same group also looted businesses of foreign nationals,
Nigerians in particular,’’ the president said.
Olubajo said the union could not continue to keep quiet on this criminality and xenophobic act meted to Nigerians in
South Africa.

He said that there was need for the mission and government to intervene in the matter to avoid further loss of lives and
properties of Nigerians.

“There is need for the Nigerian government to engage with its counterpart in South Africa. It’s not correct that those who
were attacked and killed are criminals.
Such statements are misinformation and misleading,’’ he said. 
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Friday, 16 February 2018

USA News - Senior US Navy officials in Japan fired after one was found drunk, naked and wandering in the woods

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The US Navy said on Friday it had removed three senior officers deployed in Japan for “personal misconduct”, after one was reportedly found wandering the base drunk and naked.

The navy did not disclose the details of the February 12 incident, but the Navy Times reported that Lieutenant Commander Jason Gabbard was relieved of duty after
“being discovered in the woods wearing only his boots”.

He was “found intoxicated and walking naked in the woods on Camp Shields” in Okinawa prefecture, the newspaper
said.

Commander James Cho and Command Master Chief Jason Holden were sacked for their handling of the incident, the newspaper added.


The three have been temporarily assigned to the construction group in California, the navy said.

“Trust is the foundation for everything we do as military professionals, and we expect our service members to conduct themselves with the integrity and character to justify that trust,” the navy said in a statement.

“When there are any indications that those values are not being followed, we conduct appropriate investigations and take action as necessary.”

Japanese island community split over US army base Camp Schwab expansion as mayoral election looms Okinawa hosts the bulk of some 47,000 US troops based
in Japan, and their presence has been a source of friction with some local residents.

The prefecture was the site of a major second world war battle that was followed by a 27-year US occupation of the island, and it would serve as a launch pad for any
American military activity in Asia.

Source: Scmp
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USA News- Mitt Romney Is Running For The US Senate In Utah

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Mitt Romney is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah. He recently announced his campaign in a video posted online on 
Friday.

"I have decided to run for United States Senate because I believe I can help bring Utah's values and Utah's lessons to Washington," Romney said.

Although, Romney's announcement isn't exactly a surprise, as earlier this month, Romney tweeted that he would be making an announcement February 15 about the Senate race in Utah.

According to report, Romney is very popular in  the state. And he's not expected to face stiff competition.

Romney is looking to replace Senator Orrin Hatch, who announced earlier this year he's not running for re-election.
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France - Paris: Armed man Attempts Bank Robbery Near Arc de Triomphe

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According to report, an armed man has been arrested after attempting to rob
a bank near one of Paris's most famous tourist sites, the Arc de Triomphe on Friday morning.

The man, aged 24, attempted to rob a BNP Paribas in the city's upmarket 17th arrondissement at around 9 am on
Friday morning.

He was shot by police during his arrest which left him with wounds "in the thigh and perhaps in the chest," according to French press reports.

He has since been hospitalised. The incident took place at the BNP Paribas branch located at 24 avenue de la Grande Armee (see map below) just 400 metres from the Arc de Triomphe monument, one of the city's biggest tourist attractions which commemorates the country's military victories and war dead.

The unlucky 24-year-old man burst into the bank on Avenue de la Grande Armee shortly after it opened. The alarm was
raised and the police were waiting for the man when he came out brandishing a gun.
The police said he was a known criminal, with a history of armed robbery.

Paris has been the scene of several spectacular robberies in recent years, mostly involving jewels.

Map shows where the incident took place. Google maps

According to report, this incident came just one month after a gang of five robbers armed with hatchets launched a
spectacular raid on the world famous Ritz hotel in Paris, making off with an estimated four million euros worth of jewels.
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