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Bloodsuckers: Selling donated blood

Donating blood is anything but a charitable act in the United States. Oftentimes, blood given for free by Americans gets turned into profitable deals by companies specializing in blood sales to hospitals.

These days, a pint of blood can go … Read the rest

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Second US spy busted in Germany

German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the US, only a week after the arrest of a German intelligence employee cast a new shadow over relations between the two countries.

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that police raided … Read the rest

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Toddler stabbed 99 times

The toddler Karabo Nale’s death was brutal as she had been stabbed 99 times.

Her mother’s cousin was due to appear in the Odendaalsrus Magistrate’s Court on Thursday morning, accused of murder.

The black woman, who lived under the same … Read the rest

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Nicaragua to build rival to Panama Canal

A Nicaraguan committee approved a proposed route on Monday for a $40 billion shipping channel across the Central American country that would compete with the Panama Canal.

The committee of government officials, businessmen and academics approved a 172 mile (278 … Read the rest

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Why America needs war

Wars are a terrible waste of lives and resources, and for that reason most people are in principle opposed to wars, writes historian and political scientist Jacques Pauwels.

The American President, on the other hand, seems to love war. Why? … Read the rest

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Kilometres of rail track stolen

Kilometres of rail track was stolen from a company that repairs Metrorail carriages in Ekurhuleni.

Metal thieves used blowtorches to cut the track leading to the depot in Nigel.

Officials have visited the Union Carriage and Wagon (UCW) depot on … Read the rest