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Mario Balotelli set to Leave Liverpool For Nice on Free Transfer

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As the deadline for transfer hit English Clubs, Mario Balotelli has made his decision to complete a move to French Ligue 1 club Nice before the transfer deadline, according to Sky sources, Balotelli was found on the south coast of France on Tuesday trying to negotiate a permanent move away from Anfield.
Another club who has expressed interest in the Italy striker was Palermo, but could not conclude a deal and the player has had limited options throughout the summer.

€50m Worth of Cocaine Discovered at Coca-Cola Plant

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Investigation is under way in Signes, a village in southern France where Cocaine worth over  €50m was discovered.

The bags, which arrived in a container from South America was found among orange juice concentrate.

Prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux confirmed that the drugs has a street value of 50 Million Euros and referred to it as a very bad surprise.
No employees at the Coca-cola plant was suspected as investigators attempt to trace the origin of the drug.
"The first elements of the investigation have shown that employees are in no way involved," Jean-Denis Malgras, the regional president of Coca-Cola, told local news website Var-Matin.
The original Coca-Cola formula, created in 1886 by US pharmacist John Pemberton, is believed to have contained traces of cocaine derived from coca leaf extract.

68 Million Passwords Of Dropbox Users Hacked

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Popular cloud storage firm Dropbox has been hacked, with over 68m users’ email addresses and passwords dumped on to the internet.

The attack took place during 2012. At the time Dropbox reported a collection of user’s email addresses had been stolen. It did not report that passwords had been stolen as well.
The dump of passwords came to light when the database was picked up by security notification service Leakbase, which sent it to Motherboard.
The independent security researcher and operator of the Have I been pwned? data leak database, Troy Hunt, verified the data discovering both his account details and that of his wife.
Hunt said: “There is no doubt whatsoever that the data breach contains legitimate Dropbox passwords, you simply can’t fabricate this sort of thing.”
Dropbox sent out notifications last week to all users who had not changed their passwords since 2012. The company had around 100m customers at the time, meaning the data dump represents over two-thirds of its user acc…

Man Gets 10 Years Imprisonment and 2000 Lashes For Expressing Atheism in Saudi Arabia

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The late King Abdullah introduced a string of decrees, one defining atheists as terrorists Getty
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An unnamed man in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment with 2000 lashes for not believing in God, the 28-year-old young man posted the message on his social media account, according to Al-Watan, a daily morning newspaper in Doha Qatar. It added that ‘religious police’ in charge of monitoring social networks found more than 600 tweets denying the existence of God, ridiculing the Quranic verses, accusing all prophets of lies and saying their teaching fuelled hostilities. The court also fined him 20,000 riyals – approximately of $5,400. The law against atheism was passed in 2014 by the late Saudi King Abdullah, and was been deemed an act of terrorism.
Article one of the new provisions defined terrorism as "calling for atheist thought in any form, o…

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg Live in Nigeria

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Mark Zuckerberg,  founder of Facebook Inc has arrived in Nigeria, in what is believed to be his first trip to the continent.
His First stop is the Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB) .
And has this to say on his Facebook "Next stop: Lagos! This is my first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. I'll be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs, and learning about the startup ecosystem in Nigeria. The energy here is amazing and I'm excited to learn as much as I can".

Our first stop is the Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB) in Yaba. I got to talk to kids at a summer coding camp and entrepreneurs who come to CcHub to build and launch their apps. I'm looking forward to meeting more people here!
Below are some of the pics shared by the particpants.




Female Artist Paints Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Kissing

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A female artist who promised to make the world uncomfortable with her paintings have made bold her promise by bringing to life a romantic painting of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the image which was posted on reddit has gotten over 1400 comments..
The name of the painter is Elena C. Stein.
More paintings can be found on her site http://www.thealienperspective.com/

12 SYMPTOMS OF A DAMAGED LIVER!

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The liver, which is located in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen and partially protected by the ribs, is the largest solid organ in the human body. The liver is critical for a number of bodily functions. Ergo, it is important to know the signs of liver damage and to take care of the liver.

12 EARLY SYMPTOMS OF DAMAGED LIVER

There are over 100 different types of liver disease and each has different manifestations. Some of these disease are hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, and cirrhosis of the liver and fatty liver disease.  People usually mistake these symptoms for something else since they are not specific. Here is a list of the most common early signs.

Upset Stomach
Vomiting and nausea are common symptoms, but they can mimic other diseases like food poisoning, migraines, motion sickness, vertigo, vomiting, depression and early pregnancy. Moreover, they can mimic kidney issues as well. People who have liver damage are likely to suffer from persistent nausea, since the liver’…

80 MILLION AFRICANS BENEFIT FROM AKON'S ELECTRICITY

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It is no news that Akon has started his Light Africa Project.  In partnership with a Chinese solar power manufacturer and founding a renewable solar powered energy  Company,  he has provided  electricity to approximately 16 million Africans in 15 countries, and this number continues to rise everyday.

By late 2017, it is estimated that Akon Lights Africa will be providing electricity to 80 million Africans.  There are currently 600 million Africans in remote areas who have no access to electricity.

Akon’s company is the fastest growing solar powered electricity provider in the world. His efforts and contribution to the African people are undeniably astonishing, staggering, and game-changing.  His project is profoundly influencing the future of Africa and through this example, clearly setting the stage for the shifts to come to our energy infrastructures.

33 gbosa to you Broda!

Wayne Rooney To Remain England's Captain Under New Coach

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30-year-old Wayne Rooney is set to become England's most capped player when he leads the team to the World Cup qualifier in Slovakia.

Rooney, replaced by Marcus Rashford as England crashed out of Euro 2016
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The new manager, Sam Allardyce strongly believes in Rooney as he was highly respected by his peers".

300 Reindeer killed By Lightning Strke in Norway

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STOCKHOLM – More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.

The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The agency says 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in the lightning storm Friday.

Agency spokesman Kjartan Knutsen told The Associated Press it’s not uncommon for reindeer or other wildlife to be killed by lightning strikes but this was an unusually deadly event.

“We have not heard about such numbers before,” he said Monday.

He said reindeer tend to stay very close to each other in bad weather, which could explain how so many were killed at once.

“I don’t know if there were several lightning strikes,” he said. “But it happened in one moment.”

Knutsen said the agency is now discussing what to do with the dead animals. Normally, they are just left where they fall to let nature take its course, he said.

Thousands of reindee…

Rihanna Reject Drake's Kiss At The VMAs (VIDEO)

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Drake got the shocker of his life when he attempted to kiss RIRI at the VMAs but she swerved him off and instead hugged him.. She said""I like you as a friend." It also looks a lot like she's saying, "That wasn't funny."
Check the GIF video below..
He won an award for "Hotline Bling," the biggest video of his career — until it was time to present Rihanna with the Video Vanguard award.


Tyra Banks To Teach Personal Branding As a Course At Stanford MBA

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Tyra Banks is no stranger to building a personal brand, turning her supermodel fame into a successful television show, "America's Next Top Model," and all the made-up catchphrases (smize, booty tooch, etc.) that go with it. Now, Banks is taking what she's learned and imparting her wisdom to the business school elite: She's set to co-teach a course all about branding yourself to Stanford MBA students.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the course, called Project You: Building and Extending your Personal Brand, will be offered for two weeks next May and be open to 25 graduate students, and will advise enrollees "how to harness all forms of old and new media to showcase their strengths." The official course guide offers further clarification about what students can expect to learn from Professor Banks (who is lecturing alongside former television exec Allison Kluger):
What is a personal brand and how can it be unleashed as a valuable, competitive advant…

Mugabe Calls For The Arrest of Zimbabwe's Olympic Team Members

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Report has it that Robert Mugabe, one of the world's oldest and one of the longest serving Head of State has called for the arrest of his country's Olympic team members.
An angry Mugabe referred to members of the team as rats.


Zimbabwe was among the many Nation at the Olympics without a medal.
The 92-year-Old President has instructed the Chief of Police to arrest and detain all the team members. 

In his words “We have wasted the country’s money on these rats we call athletes.

“ If you are not ready to sacrifice and win even copper or brass medals (referring the 4th and 5th positions) as our neighbours Botswana did, then why do you go to waste our money?

“If we needed people to just go to Brazil to sing our national anthem and hoist our flag, we would have sent some of the beautiful girls and handsome guys from University of Zimbabwe to represent us,’’ he said.

He added according to report from Onetainment media that, the money invested in the team to represent the country could have…

Muslim Women Refuses to Be Served In A Paris Restaurant

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A video showing two women being treated unjustly because of their religion has gone viral, the incident occured in France (at Le Cenacle restaurant in Tremblay-en-France on Saturday night.) The man was heard telling the  the hijab-wearing women: "Terrorists are Muslims and all Muslims are terrorists." He has tendered an apology to a group who gathered outside his restaurant on Sunday. He said he had "got out of hand" due to the current tensions around the issue of wearing burkinis on French beaches, but also because he had a friend who had died at the Bataclan concert centre attack last November, Le Parisien reported (in French). The local prosecutors' office told the paper that it had opened an investigation into racial discrimination.
The video was secretly filmed by one of the women. The authorities have come out to say they are investigating the incidence in line with racism.

Pep Guardiola proud of Man City start

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Pep Guardiola says it has been a good start for Manchester City after their 3-1 win against West Ham puts them at the top of the Premier League table.

Real Cause of Stella Oduah's Son Death

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SaharaReporters confirmed from medical professionals at the Nizamiye Hospital in Abuja that Stella Oduah’s son, Maxwell Omabuwa Chinedu Etoromi, died after suffering a brain hemorrhage.

According to doctors who spoke with SaharaReporters, anonymously Mr. Etoromi was admitted into their care from another hospital-Zankli Medical Centre-, but died almost promptly. “He was brought to us with the request that we admit him, and we said, why not?” one of the doctors told our correspondent. He added: “Despite our best efforts he died in our care just 30 minutes after we admitted him. We could not do anything to revive him because he arrived in a coma. We tried cardiac life support, but it was too late by the time he arrived.”
Another doctor who spoke to SaharaReporters said Mr. Etoromi arrived at their health facility with a “subarachnoid hemorrhage” on Thursday evening around 6PM and was already in the worst stage of coma possible, he died some 30 minutes later. Subarachnoid hemorrhaging can h…

2016 World Championship of Public Speaking Won By A Lawyer

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Darren Tay used a pair of briefs as a comedic prop.
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On Saturday, August 20, 27-year-old Singaporean lawyer Darren Tay became the Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking. He survived several rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included more than 30,000 competitors from Toastmasters public speaking clubs around the world.

He and nine other finalists competed at the Toastmasters annual convention, held this year at Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. Tay took home first place for his speech "Outsmart; Outlast," in which he tells the story of how he met a childhood bully as an adult, and how this reformed bully surprisingly taught him a valuable insight about dealing with inner struggles.

He immediately disarms the audience
Tay walks onto the stage, takes a beat as he stares into the audience, and then awkwardly steps into a pair …

Father Identifies British Boy Turned ISIS Killer

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Jones gave birth to JoJo (second right holding weapon) in Kent in 2004 but split from his father shortly afterwards. She then converted to Islam
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A British Man have come out to identify a 12 year old boy who appeared in one of ISIS propaganda video. The video shows the boy executing a captured prisoner. Jones gave birth to JoJo in Kent in 2004 but split from his father shortly afterwards. She then converted to Islam. A friend of the father said: 'Sally would send him texts that were disgusting. She would threaten to take JoJo to Islamic rallies and leave him there. It was awful.'
The 12-year-old boy's name was given as Jojo, Sally was seperated from the Jojo's father shortly after she gave birth to Jojo after which she converted to Islam, She got married to an Islami…

13 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

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The best things in life may be free, but that doesn't mean they won't take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.
That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.
To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"
We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we thought were important.


(1) Mastering your sleep There are so many prescribed sleep hacks out there it's often hard to keep track. But regardless of what you choose, establishing a ritual can help ensure you have restful nights.
Numerous studies show that being consistent with your sleep schedule makes it easier to fall asleep and wake up, and it helps promote better sleep in general.
(2) Empathy "You can be the most disciplined, brilliant, and even wealthy individual in the world, but if you don't care for or empathize with other people, th…

World’s Most Expensive Home To Sell for US$1.1 billion

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La Villa Les Cèdres in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.
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The global property markets may be mired in uncertainty, but on the world’s most expensive streets, prices keep going up... and up.

This week, the world’s most expensive home ever came to market, with a reported listing price of US$1.1 billion (€1 billion). La Villa Les Cèdres (translated as The Cedars), is situated on the elite Gallic peninsula of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, which Billionaire ranked the world’s fifth most expensive street last year. The exclusive neighbourhood, situated between Nice and Monaco, is known for its magnificent villas owned by billionaires and tycoons, including the co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, and late Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky.

The mansion has 10 bedrooms, a ballroom and a chapel, a 50m swimming pool built into the rocks, a winter garden, concierge, 3…

Return Our Loot- Nigerians Anti-Corruption Groups Beg John Kerry

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Anti-corruption groups in Nigeria have begged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to help speed the return of billions of dollars looted from the country’s treasury by local officials.

Kerry met Wednesday with Adetokunbo Mumuni, director of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, and other activists before ending his latest Africa visit.

Mumuni said the looted money is believed to be in banks or their offshore holdings from the United States and Britain, Switzerland and other European countries.

Kerry told the group that asset recovery is a lengthy, complicated process but the U.S. government has lawyers and accountants working on it, Mumuni said.

The United States in 2014 froze nearly half a billion dollars of illicit funds from the loot of deceased military dictator Sani Abacha but has yet to say how and when the money will be repatriated.

President Muhammdu Buhari, who won 2015 elections on a promise to halt graft, has estimated that $150 billion has been stolen by go…

Orji Uzor Kalu Urges Nigerians To Be Patient With President Buhari

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Former Governor of Abia State and Business mogul: Orji Uzor Kalu has urged Nigerians to exercise patience has he believed President Buhari is capable of turning around the bad economy that has befallen the Nation. Mfonobong Nsehe,   A  Forbes.com 
 CONTRIBUTOR HAD AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ORJI UZOR KALU AND BELOW ARE THE EXCERPT -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Interviewer: Following the Presidential elections, we’ve no doubt seen a slow-down in Boko Haram activity; would you agree that en masse poverty and starvation are proponents of radicalisation in Nigeria? What can be done to right the ship in the northeast with so much at stake?
Orji Uzor Kalu: Nigeria inspires the international community as it remains at the doorstep of fundamental and dynamic change. We are innovators, globalization-savvy businessmen and women, farmers, manufacturers and politicians while remaining lif…

Man Jailed 40 years for pouring boiling water on gay couple. #blacklivesmatter

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Marquez Tolbert cries Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 as he listens in Atlanta to testimony in the trial of Martin Blackwell who is accused of pouring boiling water on him and a friend Anthony Gooden, right, as they slept. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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A Georgian Judge has sentence a man to 40 years imprisonment for throwing boiling water on a gay couple while they slept.
After about 90 minutes deliberation by the jurors, the culprit, Martin Blackwell, 48, was found guilty of 2 count charge of aggravated assault and 8 count charge of aggravated battery on Anthony Gooden and Marquez Tolbert.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Henry Newkirk said the evidence was overwhelming and that Blackwell had behaved in a soulless and malicious way. He noted that it "takes a long time" for a pot of water to boil.
Prosecutors said it was a vicious, prem…

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines Mandates Extremists To Be Crushed After Beheading

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Abu Sayyaf, a terrorist organisation in Philippineshave beheaded a kidnapped Filipino villager after a ransom deadline lapsed in their first such brutal act under President Rodrigo Duterte, who ordered troops to destroy the militants.
Military spokesman Maj. Filemon Tan said Thursday the militants killed Patrick James Aldovar on Wednesday afternoon near southern Sulu province’s Indanan town then later abandoned his head in a neighborhood.

Tan said the 18-year-old Aldovar, who was seized by the militants July 16 in Sulu’s main Jolo town, was decapitated after his family failed to pay ransom.

After learning about the beheading, Duterte grouped the militants among “the enemies of the state” he wanted dead, ordering government troops: “Drug dealers, destroy them. Abu Sayyaf, destroy them. Period.”

Thousands of reinforcement troops were being flown by C130 cargo planes to Sulu and nearby Basilan island to help in an ongoing offensive against the militants, Tan said.
The Abu Sayyaf has been blac…

See The Invincible Group Assassinating ISIS Members

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(Iraqi Kurdish female fighters take aim against Islamic State militants in Nawaran near Mosul, Iraq, April 20, 2016.Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters) 

The group known as Mosul Battalions has been doing justice to the ISIS militants in Iraqi.
Mosul is actually the second largest city in Iraqi and one of the few remaining strongholds of the extremist group.

According to a report by CNN, online video from the Mosul Battalion has shown the capture and assassinations of ISIS members and the bombings of the militant's checkpoints.

"The roadside bombs they used, they would steal from ISIS," “Abu Ali”, a Mosul Battalion intermediary told CNN. "ISIS puts bombs in certain areas and those who have previous military experience go and steal these bombs and place them to target ISIS."

"Saddam militarized the population, all Iraqi people have weapons training,” continued Ali.


Mode of Operation

"They work in two-person formations and a third person is at a higher level to avoi…

UEFA Champions League group stage draw

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UEFA Champions League holders, Real Madrid to face Borussia Dortmund while Barcelona and Atlético Madrid also have tough tasks following the group stage draw.

2016/17 UEFA Champions League group stage draw
Group A: Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Arsenal (ENG), Basel (SUI), Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) Group B: Benfica (POR), Napoli (ITA), Dynamo Kyiv (UKR), Beşiktaş (TUR) Group C: Barcelona (ESP), Manchester City (ENG), Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER), Celtic (SCO) Group D: Bayern München (GER), Atlético Madrid (ESP), PSV Eindhoven (NED), Rostov (RUS) Group E: CSKA Moskva (RUS), Bayer Leverkusen (GER), Tottenham Hotspur (ENG), Monaco (FRA) Group F: Real Madrid (ESP, holders), Borussia Dortmund (GER), Sporting CP (POR), Legia Warszawa (POL) Group G: Leicester City (ENG), Porto (POR), Club Brugge (BEL), FC København (DEN) Group H: Juventus (ITA), Sevilla (ESP), Lyon (FRA), Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) Fixture list When are the group stage games?
Matchday one: 13–14/09/16
Matchday two: 27–28/09/16
Matchday three: 18–1…

Giroud and Ozil To Boost Arsene Wenger's Team

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The duo of Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil are making a comeback into the Arsenal Team.
It's no news that Arsene Wenger was unable to purchase a player during the transfer market and that has put under loads of pressure.
However both key players will strengthen the team this season and make them stronger.
Wishing them a good game.