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Six months on, Mosul is still digging out its dead

[ad_1] "It's a girl," one of the recovery workers says, "and she has a stuffed animal with her." Their painstaking work gives way to the mummified body of a small child, about 10 years old, curled up in the fetal position. Her corpse is little more than leathered skin and mangled bones. Her face is frozen in fear -- eyes bulging, mouth wide open. The crew believes she was killed sometime during the battle for Mosul's Old City, which ended nearly six months ago. No one knows who she is or where her parents are. The gray toy rabbit...

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Shirtless Tongan Flag-Bearer Pita Taufatofua Qualifies for 2018 Olympics

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North Korean athletes will compete at Winter Olympics

[ad_1] North Korea will send 22 athletes who will compete in three sports, Bach said, following a meeting between delegations from the two Koreas and Olympic officials in Lausanne, Switzerland.Athletes from the North and South will also march together under one flag at the opening ceremony for the Games in Pyeongchang, which begin February 9, Bach said."This team will enter the Olympic Stadium under the Korean unification flag. I'm sure that this will be a very emotional moment not only for all Koreans but also for the entire world," Bach said.He also confirmed that, for the first time in Olympic...

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2017 one of the hottest years on record

[ad_1] The findings "continue the planet's long-term warming trend," according to NASA. A trend that is driven predominately by human activity through carbon dioxide emissions. Temperature records for the planet, monitored independently by both agencies, go back to 1880. The announcement came at a joint press conference on Thursday in Washington.The hottest year on record remains 2016, while 2015 ranks second according to NOAA and third by NASA, which means the top three years have been the most recent three.Though 2017 was slightly cooler on average compared to 2016. the trend towards a warmer planet has never been clearer.The...

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North and South Korea to march together at Olympics

[ad_1] The nations have also agreed to form a joint North and South Korean women's ice hockey team for the Games in Pyeongchang, which begin early next month, South Korea's unification ministry said. The unification ministry announced a range of joint activities between the countries for the Games, following talks Wednesday at the demilitarized zone (DMZ). North and South Korean skiers will train together at a resort in North Korea before the Olympics start, and performers from the two countries will also hold a joint cultural event at Mount Kumgang.North Korea will also send around 230 supporters to cheer on...

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Kim Wall murder: Inventor Peter Madsen charged

[ad_1] Madsen has been charged with premeditated murder in addition to dismemberment and "sexual relations other than intercourse of a particularly dangerous nature."Wall's dismembered body was found in the sea off the Danish coast after Wall visited Madsen on his vessel in August last year to interview him.Her headless torso washed up on August 21 on an island near Copenhagen. Her head and legs were found later. Madsen has previously denied killing her, saying her death was an accident.The submarine was found on August 11, about 15 hours after it had departed Copenhagen. Madsen was rescued from the sinking vessel...

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Girl’s Trip! Michelle & Malia Obama Take Weekend Trip To Miami

[ad_1] Michelle Obama and her daughter Malia were spotted in Miami over the weekend. Page Six reports the two were seen at the Four Season’s beach with Barack Obama’s former senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and Secret Service agents. They dined at the luxurious Prime 112 steakhouse with Tracy Mourning. While on the beach the former first lady was rocking a pretty white bikini. And at 53-years-old, she has a beautiful beach body.   Nothing like getting away and taking a little girls trip to have some fun! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX:  (Source: Page Six ) (AP Photo/John Raoux) Also On Black America Web: [ad_2] Source link...

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Police Investigate Seal For Sexual Battery Days Coming For Oprah

[ad_1] Days after calling Oprah Winfrey “hypocritical” for her past friendship with Harvey Weinstein, singer Seal is reportedly under investigation for sexual battery after his former neighbor, actress Tracey Birdsall, accused him of forcefully kissing and groping her in 2016. Birdsall told TMZ she became friends with her famous neighbor in Los Angeles, but one day in the fall of 2016 when she went to retrieve her salad spinner, Seal forced himself on her. “What are you doing!?” Birdsall recalled shouting, to which the singer responded: “I’m kissing you!” Birdsall alleged Seal then mocked her tank top and shorts and said she was...

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Toya Wright Has A Royal Baby Shower For Her New Princess

[ad_1] Source: Prince Williams / GettyToya Wright has finally revealed the father of her new daughter at her regal baby shower.Toya has yet to name her mystery man, but at least we’re finally getting a look at her baby daddy. She’s been keeping him under wraps for months, and we can’t really blame a girl for wanting her privacy. From the look of the shot below, they’ve both been to caught up in the rapture of love to make a formal public debut.Aside from Toya’s man, it was a party just for the ladies. All of Toya’s guests were on-theme...

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