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Protests Rage On in Kenya After President Is Re-Elected

So far, the death toll is lower than feared, given Kenya’s history of electoral violence. In 2007, elections that were viewed as widely flawed touched off bloodshed that left at least 1,300 people dead and 600,000 displaced. After elections in 2013, when voting systems were afflicted by widespread malfunctions and …

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Death toll from Egyptian rail crash hits 41

The death toll from Egypt’s latest train disaster rose to 41 as cranes worked today to clear the stricken railway line between Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Under floodlights, rescue teams had combed wrecked carriages all night for casualties. The toll from yesterday’s accident when two trains collided …

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Guard: I saw Swift butt grab

A former bodyguard for Taylor Swift testified Friday that he saw DJ David Mueller reach under the singer’s skirt just before a photographer took their picture during a 2013 meet-and-greet. Security guard Greg Dent, who no longer works for Swift, said he was standing a few steps away but did …

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Trump condemns violence at far-right rally

President Donald Trump has condemned mass brawls which broke out between white supremacists and anti-fascist protesters at a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. People threw punches, hurled water bottles and used pepper spray during the violence as riot police were deployed to try to disperse the crowds. At least eight …

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One dead as car drives into crowd at far-right rally

At least one person was killed and 34 others injured in Charlottesville, Virginia, today when white nationalists protesting against plans to remove the statue of a Confederate general clashed with counter-demonstrators and a car plowed into a crowd, officials said. The clashes prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency …

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Why exhibit in Startup Alley at Disrupt SF?

Hey startups! Disrupt San Francisco (September 18-20) is just a few weeks away and registration is open for startups looking to showcase their product or company to thousands of people on the Disrupt floor. According to Crunchbase, startups that exhibited in Startup Alley at Disrupt SF 2016 raised more than $35 …

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