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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99
Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99

April 09, 2021

LONDON (AP) -- Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99.

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Shaq O'Neal Paid Off Random Guys Engagement Ring
Shaq O'Neal Paid Off Random Guys Engagement Ring

April 07, 2021

A Georgia man received quite the surprise while he was at a local jeweler working out a possible payment plan for an engagement ring, as none other than Shaq overheard the conversation.

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UN report blasts 'regressive' tax structure
UN report blasts 'regressive' tax structure

March 15, 2021

The Bahamas’ regressive tax structure is exacerbating inequalities in the country, the United Nations (UN) Common Country Analysis 2020 on The Bahamas points out, adding that this country is one of only a few in the region not collecting corporate or income taxes.

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Space debris found on beach
Space debris found on beach

March 01, 2021

A STRANGE titanium ball covered in Russian text has been discovered on a beach in Harbour Island.

British woman, Manon Clarke, spotted the 41kg reflective ball poking out of the sand while she was walking with her family last Wednesday evening.

“We went walking to a different spot than usual and I noticed this silver shiny moon thing poking out the sand,” the 24-year-old told The Independent.

“We could see the Russian writing on the side, so we started digging away to see more of it, which was a bit of a bold move given that we had no idea what it was.”

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Tiger Woods In Roll Over Crash - He Is Currently In Surgery
Tiger Woods In Roll Over Crash - He Is Currently In Surgery

February 23, 2021

Tiger Woods was injured Tuesday morning in what the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department termed a "single vehicle roll-over traffic collision."

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'UFO' was U.S. missile test
'UFO' was U.S. missile test

February 11, 2021

A STRANGE sight spotted in the sky on Tuesday night that fueled rumours of an unidentified flying object is said to be a Trident submarine-launched ballistic missile test that occurred over the Atlantic Ocean.

Video of the flying object seen over parts of The Bahamas and Florida circulated on social media.

Kendal Dorsett of the Aircraft Accident Investigation Authority said the agency was aware of the reports, explaining no local aircraft was involved.

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Donald Trump Banned From Twitter Permanently
Donald Trump Banned From Twitter Permanently

February 10, 2021

Twitter confirms Trump's ban is permanent, even if he runs again in 2024

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Canada Extends Cruise Ship Ban until 2022
Canada Extends Cruise Ship Ban until 2022

February 08, 2021

People who have been hoping to cruise the northern waters of North America this summer will have to place their travel dreams in dry dock for now.

Because of the worsening Covid-19 pandemic, Canada has extended its cruise ship ban until February 2022. That affects popular voyages in Canada, including the St. Lawrence River and Maritime Provinces on the Atlantic side to British Columbia along the Pacific Coast.

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History-Making Moment-Kamala Harris FIRST WOMAN to be sworn-in as Vice-President of The United States
History-Making Moment-Kamala Harris FIRST WOMAN to be sworn-in as Vice-President of The United States

January 20, 2021

The inauguration of Kamala Harris is historic - no matter your politics...

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Biden Sworn in as 46th United States President
Biden Sworn in as 46th United States President

January 20, 2021

Biden 'was'sworn in on a Bible that has been in his family since 1893 and was used during his swearing-in as vice-president in 2009 and 2013, according to CBS News...

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Biden inauguration: New president to be sworn in amid Trump snub
Biden inauguration: New president to be sworn in amid Trump snub

January 20, 2021

Joe Biden is preparing to be sworn in as the 46th US president, ending one of the most dramatic political transitions in American history...

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Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday
Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday

January 15, 2021

The UK is to close all travel corridors from Monday morning to "protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains" of Covid, the PM has said...

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Capitol riots: Congress certifies Joe Biden's victory after violent disruption

January 07, 2021

The US Congress has certified Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election, hours after Trump supporters stormed the building in an attack that saw four people die...

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Young Lady Shot In The Capitol Building
Young Lady Shot In The Capitol Building

January 06, 2021

A woman was shot inside the Capitol by a member of law enforcement and later died, several law enforcement officials said.

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Trumo Supporters Storm the US Capitol
Trumo Supporters Storm the US Capitol

January 06, 2021

A violent, armed mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building Wednesday, entering the House and Senate chambers and forcing legislators and staff to take shelter. The astonishing turn of events came an hour after President Trump exhorted a Washington rally to protest the congressional certification of the Electoral College vote, a process that would seal President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

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Protesters break into US Capitol
Protesters break into US Capitol

January 06, 2021

Chaos has broken out within the US Capitol as pro-Trump supporters break into the building...

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IOC and IPC praise engagement and optimisations central to Paris 2024’s plans to deliver new era of Games

December 03, 2020

On 1 and 2 December 2020, a joint Delivery Partners Meeting, a Coordination Commission update and a Joint Steering Forum, involving the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

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Diego Maradona: Argentina legend dies aged 60
Diego Maradona: Argentina legend dies aged 60

November 25, 2020

Football legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60...

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News Item on Tropical Storm Eta

November 09, 2020

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM ETA, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 11AM EST, MONDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 2020...

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ALERT #19 ON TROPICAL STORM ETA

November 08, 2020

ALERT #19 ON TROPICAL STORM ETA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY, SUNDAY 8 TH NOVEMBER, 2020, AT 2 AM EST...

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