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1-Year-Old son to Tiffany Griffin Received Beatings at a Day Care That Left Him Hospitalized

An Indiana mother was outraged to find her 1-year-old son with a swollen and bloody face after he was beaten at his day care earlier this week. Tiffany Griffin said she could hear her child, Jesse Harris IV, screaming when she went to pick him up from day care on Monday afternoon, reported local news. Staff from the day care called the mother hours after she dropped off Jesse and her other son. Griffin took Jesse to a hospital following the incident, where he was treated for his injuries. “Now…

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Martin Luther King Day 2018: Nine quotes from the civil rights leader that still resonate today

More than three decades have passed since Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday became a national holiday across America. But it took decades of campaigning for King’s civil rights legacy to be immortalised as a paid public holiday. In 1968, Congress was presented with a petition signed by more than 3 million people supporting demands for a holiday. Initially President Reagan resisted plans to make King’s birthday a public holiday, arguing it would lead to other groups and leaders to seek similar concessions. Republicans also claimed they were concerned King had…

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Indonesian Stock Exchange building

Injured people are treated outside the Indonesian Stock Exchange building following reports of a collapsed structure inside the building in Jakarta Injured people are treated outside the Indonesian Stock Exchange building following reports of a collapsed structure inside the building in Jakarta, Indonesia January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside JAKARTA (Reuters) – A mezzanine floor overlooking the main lobby of the Indonesian Stock Exchange building collapsed on Monday, injuring scores of people, many of them students, under slabs of concrete and other debris. The high-rise building, constructed in the late 1990s,…

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FEDERAL STATE OF AFRICA: WHAT LANGUAGE AS THE COMMON TONGUE ?

If many people now agree on the necessity to create a federal state of black Africa as advocated by Cheikh Anta Diop all his life, some believe that the current linguistic mosaic of the continent is not favorable to the emergence of the key element of a state worthy of the name: a language. European languages not being African languages, they do not intend to play any major role in the future of the continent and they are meant to take the place they deserve, namely that of foreign languages.…

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The world’s largest church is in Ivory Coast

The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace (French: Basilique Notre-Dame de la Paix) is a Catholic minor basilica dedicated to Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, the administrative capital of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The basilica was constructed between 1985 and 1989 with different cost estimates given by various groups. Some stated that it cost US$175 million, US$300 million, or US$400 million, ranging as high as US$600 million. The designs of the dome and encircled plaza are clearly inspired by the Basilica of Saint Peter in Vatican City, although it is not an outright…

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North Korea Issues ‘Death Sentence’ Against Trump: ‘He Will be Forced to Pay Dearly for His Blasphemy’

he North Korean ruling party’s mouthpiece Rodong Sinmun published a seething commentary condemning President Donald Trump and the speech he gave to the South Korean parliament last week. Trump was given the opportunity to address the National Assembly in Seoul as part of his state visit to Seoul, the first American president to give a speech to lawmakers since Bill Clinton in 1993. In his speech, Trump congratulated South Korea’s progress since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, highlighting the differences in living standards between the two Koreas and personally…

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