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FG arraigns alleged Boko Haram kingpin Al-Barnawi for hostage taking, murder

FG arraigns alleged Boko Haram kingpin Al-Barnawi for hostage taking, murder

He said troops were in pursuit of the attackers, most of whom had escaped with gunshot wounds. Chukwu said about eight villagers were also injured during the attack. The defendants, said to be leaders in Boko Haram before establishing their own faction, were charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism, hostage taking, supporting a terrorist group among others.


Dramatic Video Shows Eruption On Italy's Mount Etna

Dramatic Video Shows Eruption On Italy's Mount Etna

The volcano, on the island of Sicily, has been particularly unsettled in recent weeks and the group had made the ascent to take a closer look at the ongoing volcanic activity. The blast is what's known as a phreatomagmatic eruption caused by extremely hot lava hitting much colder snow. The BBC's global science reporter, Rebecca Morelle , was on assignment on Etna and described the experience in a series of tweets.


Tourists trapped in London Eye during terror attack

Tourists trapped in London Eye during terror attack

The Islamic State group claimed that one of its "soldiers" had carried out the London attack following a call to target countries fighting the jihadists in Iraq and Syria. The first reports came in from political reporters barred from leaving the premises. Before the attack Masood had stayed at the Preston Park Hotel in Brighton, and the manager says he had been " laughing and joking , telling us stories about where he lived", just hours before the atrocity.


No-frills budget in face of Tamil Nadu's falling revenues

No-frills budget in face of Tamil Nadu's falling revenues

Jayakumar also announced that the State Development Policy Council will replace State Planning Commission. Stalin said the government introduced a budget in order to deceive the people said. The project aims to make the State investor-friendly and strengthen infrastructure for industrial development. However, the deficit will be contained despite "additional commitment" of payments under the Centre's UDAY scheme and the state government giving free power of up to 100 units to domestic ...


Wellington mother snaps photo of officer killed in London attack

Wellington mother snaps photo of officer killed in London attack

Staci Martin said she was visiting London for the first time over spring break when she stumbled upon the 48-year-old officer wearing a "funny hat", she told WPTV . "Aysha worked as a member of our administration team at the college. She will be deeply missed by all of us". The assailant - identified by Scotland Yard as United Kingdom native Khalid Masood - careened through the area at about 2:40 p.m.


Rural California Counties Could Be Hit Hard Under Obamacare Repeal

Rural California Counties Could Be Hit Hard Under Obamacare Repeal

According to AARP, 3 million low- to moderate-income older adults ages 50 to 64, including 5,000 people in Hawaii, rely on tax credits under the Affordable Care Act to purchase health insurance. "It's our health, it's our lives, health care saves lives", said Berta. There's a lot more work to be done before we get the kind of health care we ought to have.