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Pope Francis Advises Priests to Keep Sermons Brief to Prevent Congregation from Sleeping

In Roman Catholic services, a homily typically follows a Bible reading and aims to reinforce the teachings. During his weekly audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis emphasized that homilies should be concise, recommending a maximum duration of eight minutes. “Priests should keep their homilies short and speak for a maximum of …

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Clash Between Football Fans and Police in Germany Leaves 155 Officers Injured

In a recent clash between Dynamo Berlin and Energie Cottbus fans and German police, 155 officers sustained injuries, primarily due to the use of tear gas, authorities reported. The incident occurred over the weekend following a fourth-division match at Dynamo’s ground, where tensions escalated between supporters. Berlin police disclosed that …

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House Passes Bill to Potentially Ban TikTok in U.S. Unless Chinese Parent Company Divests Ownership

The U.S House of Representatives has approved a bill that could effectively prohibit the distribution or hosting of TikTok in the United States unless its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, divests its stake in the popular app. The legislation, titled the “Protecting Americans From Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act,” was spearheaded …

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World Bank Report Warns of Continuing Rise in Food Prices for 2024

According to the latest Food Security Update report from the World Bank, food prices are expected to remain high throughout 2024, following a trend of elevated inflation levels in low, middle, and high-income countries observed in 2023. The report highlights that in 2023, inflation levels exceeded 5% in 63.2% of …

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 King Charles III Diagnosed with Cancer, Buckingham Palace Confirms

Buckingham Palace has announced that King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, which was discovered during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostate. The palace clarified that it is not prostate cancer and that the type of cancer remains undisclosed. The King, aged 75, began “regular …

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Former Vietnamese Health Minister Receives 18-Year Prison Term in COVID-19 Test Kit Bribery Scandal

Vietnam’s ex-health minister, Nguyen Thanh Long, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for his involvement in a bribery scandal related to overpriced COVID-19 test kits. The scandal, known as the Viet A scandal, implicated numerous health officials and business figures who were found guilty of bribery, abuse of …

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Tragic Accident Claims Life of “Black Panther” Actor Taraja Ramsess and Three Children

Taraja Ramsess, a renowned Hollywood stuntman celebrated for his roles in “Black Panther” and “Avengers,” met a devastating fate. He was behind the wheel with his children on a highway exit in DeKalb County, Georgia, when their car collided with a broken-down tractor-trailer, resulting in a harrowing tragedy. The Ramsess …

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Nigerian Cooking Queen Hilda Baci Loses Guinness World Record Title to Irish Chef Alan Fisher

Nigerian culinary sensation Hilda Effiong Bassey, widely known as Hilda Baci, has been dethroned from her Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon. The Guinness World Records (GWR) has officially recognized a new record holder, Alan Fisher, a chef and restaurant owner based in Japan. The GWR statement announced, …

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Edward Enninful, British Vogue Editor, Tops Powerlist as UK’s Most Influential Black Person

Edward Enninful OBE, the editor-in-chief of British Vogue, has been named the United Kingdom’s most influential black person by the Powerlist 2024, an annual celebration of individuals of African, African Caribbean, and African American heritage. The list, now in its 18th year, aims to highlight black role models and inspire …

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Legendary ‘Shaft’ Actor Richard Roundtree Passes Away at Age 81

Richard Roundtree, best known for his iconic portrayal of “Shaft,” has passed away at the age of 81. The news has sent ripples of sadness throughout the entertainment industry and among fans who admired him as a trailblazing figure in film history.   Roundtree’s impact on the world of cinema …

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