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Nearly 1 million pounds of chicken recalled

March 28, 2017

Nearly 1 million pounds of breaded chicken products are being recalled by Oklahoma City company OK Food, Inc., according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture release...

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Cyclone Debbie: Deadly storm batters Australia

March 28, 2017

A powerful cyclone has pummelled the north-east Australian coast, causing major damage, torrential rain and power cuts to tens of thousands of homes...

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WhatsApp's privacy protections questioned after terror attack

March 28, 2017

Chat apps that promise to prevent your messages being accessed by strangers are under scrutiny again following last week's terror attack in London...

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Four the magic number for Taiarui
Four the magic number for Taiarui

March 27, 2017

Heimanu Taiarui is a famous figure in his native Tahiti, thanks in no small part to his life-changing exploits at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015...

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EYES ON THE BAHAMAS-Iran
EYES ON THE BAHAMAS-Iran

March 27, 2017

ran began their bid to succeed Oman as Asian champions by topping Group A at the AFC Beach Soccer Championship, held in Malaysia on 4-11 March. In racking up four impressive wins in the section, they struck 35 goals and let in just three...

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EYES ON THE BAHAMAS-Senegal
EYES ON THE BAHAMAS-Senegal

March 27, 2017

Having been beaten by Madagascar in the final of the 2015 edition, Senegal headed to the 2016 CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations with their sights firmly set on reclaiming the title, which they did in style...

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EYES ON ECUADOR-The road to Bahamas
EYES ON ECUADOR-The road to Bahamas

March 24, 2017

Ecuador were drawn in Group B of the 2017 South American Beach Soccer Championship and were determined to make history by qualifying for the global extravaganza for the first time...

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Brazil officials urge caution over alert on meat imports

March 24, 2017

BRAZILIAN officials in The Bahamas yesterday urged caution as international concern mounts over the quality of meat imports from that country and sought to downplay fears that prompted several bans...

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UK flight ban on electronic devices announce

March 23, 2017

The UK government has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia...

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London attack: Assailant shot dead after 3 killed near Parliament

March 23, 2017

Three people were killed and scores injured when an attacker plowed a car through crowds in central London before attempting to storm the Houses of Parliament in what police believe was an act of Islamist-inspired terrorism...

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EYES ON SWITZERLAND-The Road to The Bahamas
EYES ON SWITZERLAND-The Road to The Bahamas

March 22, 2017

Switzerland began the European qualifiers with three wins out of three in the first group phase, in which they scored the small matter of 33 goals and conceded just one, against Lithuania...

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Trophy Experience launched
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Trophy Experience launched

March 22, 2017

The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 Trophy Experience has been launched by Governor General of the Bahamas, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House in Nassau on Tuesday...

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March 20, 2017

HBO has announced the premiere of the fourth season of its original comedy series, Silicon Valley, debuting on April 23rd at 22hrs AST*, simultaneously with the United States...

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Eyes on The Bahamas for the FIFA 2017 World Beach Soccer Cup
Eyes on The Bahamas for the FIFA 2017 World Beach Soccer Cup

March 20, 2017

As hosts of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2017, the Bahamas were not required to qualify for April/May’s showpiece event. In spite of that, they opted to stage and take part in the 2017 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship...

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Trump travel ban: Second US judge block new executive order

March 16, 2017

Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked US President Donald Trump's new travel ban, which was due to begin after midnight on Thursday...

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French school shooting: Teenage boy arrested after two people injured

March 16, 2017

Police have arrested a boy of 17 in the southern French town of Grasse after at least two people were hurt in a shooting at a school...

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Mid-flight slumber cut short by exploding headphones

March 15, 2017

Australian authorities have warned about the dangers of using battery-powered devices on flights after a woman's headphones caught fire...

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Donald Trump's 2005 tax return leak reveals $38m bill

March 15, 2017

US President Donald Trump paid $38m (£31m) in tax on more than $150m (£123m) income in 2005, a leaked partial tax return shows.

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Wikileaks is offering tech firms CIA files first

March 10, 2017

Technology firms will get "exclusive access" to details of the CIA's cyber-warfare programme, Wikileaks has said...

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Pope signals' he's open to married Catholic men becoming priests
Pope signals' he's open to married Catholic men becoming priests

March 10, 2017

Pope Francis has said he is open to married men becoming priests to combat the Roman Catholic Church's shortage of clergy...

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