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Ikea US relaunches furniture recall after child dies

Image copyright Getty Images Ikea has re-launched a recall of millions of chests and dressers in the US and Canada following the death of an eighth child. It said items in its Malm range and other chests and dressers pose a “serious tip-over and entrapment hazard” if not secured to a wall, Ikea first recalled […]

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Sgt La David Johnson: ‘Additional remains’ found in Niger

Image copyright AFP Further remains have been recovered of a US soldier killed last month in the West African nation of Niger, the US defence department says. A military investigation team made the discovery on 12 November at the site where Army Sgt La David Johnson’s body was found, US officials said. The Armed Forces […]

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US Judge permanently blocks Trump’s sanctuary city order

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The San Francisco City Attorney (right) called the ruling “a victory for the American people” A US judge has permanently blocked a presidential order that would have cut funding from US cities refusing to co-operate with immigration officials. The California judge, who temporarily blocked the order in April, ruled that […]

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Charlie Rose colleague: ‘No excuse for this behaviour’

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Note: This story is auto-generated from BBC syndicated feed and has not been edited by AFRICA PRIME NEWS

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Obama sends ‘bro’ Biden a meme for his birthday

Image copyright Pete Souza The Obama presidency may have ended but the bromance between Barack Obama and Joe Biden lives on. Former US President Barack Obama has wished his former Vice President Joe Biden happy birthday in a meme featuring both of them. The former commander-in-chief posted an image on Twitter which showed himself during […]

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US arrests ex-Hong Kong and Senegal officials in bribery case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former Senegal foreign minister, Cheikh Gadio (centre), is one of two men charged in the alleged bribery case US authorities have arrested a former home secretary of Hong Kong and Senegal’s ex-foreign minister on charges of bribing African officials. Patrick Ho and Cheikh Gadio are accused of leading a […]

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Hero Harrison Ford rescues woman from car accident

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ford recently appeared in Bladerunner 2049 Film star Harrison Ford has been praised for rescuing a woman whose car rolled off a motorway and hit a tree in California. The star was in Santa Paula, north of Los Angeles, with a friend when they heard the crash and went to […]

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US moves to block AT&T’s takeover of Time Warner

Image copyright Sky Atlantic Image caption Time Warner owns HBO, the company behind Game of Thrones The US Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to block telecoms giant AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, the owner of CNN and HBO. The department said the merger would reduce competition and lead to higher consumer prices. AT&T […]

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