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Golden Eaglets To face Hosts Turkey, Senegal, Guatemala

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have been placed in Group A with Turkey, Senegal and Guatemala for the UEFA/CAF World Cup prep tournament in Istanbul, reports Completesports.com. The competition will start on September 20 and end on September 28. The competition is organized as part of the team’s preparation for the FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil. …

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Miracle surgery saves tiny fish from cashing in her chips | Offbeat News

A tiny fish, just an inch long and weighing less than a gram, has made a full recovery after radical surgery to remove a growth from its stomach. So small is the poecilia sphenops, known as Molly, that any point of the 40 minute procedure, from being anaesthetised to the operation itself, could have proved …

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Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse

Romelu Lukaku: first Belgian to score 100 goals in English Premier League (Reuters/NAN) Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans. This was after the league’s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tuesday not to take action over monkey noises aimed at Inter Milan’s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku. The tribunal said …

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Chemical weapons: FG warns producers, marketers

Chemical weapons By Muhammad Nur Tijani The Federal Government has cautioned producers and marketers of chemical weapons against allowing it into the hands of non-state actors. Mr Gabriel Aduda, the Permanent Secretary, Political and Economic Affairs in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the warning at a sensitisation workshop in …

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Camp meets politics: Queens on the pink carpet of Drag Race UK premiere | Ents & Arts News

The stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK are on a mission: to bring “camp” and LGBT+ visibility to Britain. Speaking to Sky News at the pink carpet event in London, the 10 contestants taking part in the competition to find the UK’s best drag queen said audiences could expect “a showcase of queer stories” and …

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Unhappy Meal? Rutland resists McDonald’s plans to open a new drive-thru | UK News

By Chris Robertson, news reporter There are two things that Rutland residents are especially proud of: being England’s smallest county, and being the only county that doesn’t have a McDonald’s. But after spending years resisting the rise of fast food restaurants, all of that might be about to change. McDonald’s has recently submitted a planning …

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Second arrest over theft of £5m gold toilet from Blenheim Palace | UK News

A second man has been arrested in connection with the theft of an 18-carat gold toilet from Blenheim Palace. The artwork, which is fully functioning and called America, was taken in the early hours of Saturday, Thames Valley Police said. Officers are still looking for the stolen loo. It was installed opposite the room in …

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Iran’s Supreme Leader rejects talk with U.S.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday, said that Iranian officials had unanimously ruled out talks with the U.S.A at any level. Khamenei was quoted by his official website as saying that“Through negotiations, the Americans are seeking to impose their demands on Iran and prove the effectiveness of maximum …

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