They Thought It Was a Shooting. The Real Danger Was Mass Panic.

A stampede at the Global Citizen concert raised questions about the city’s ability to safely handle panic in a crowd. Officials plan changes. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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Why Trump's onstage mockery of Christine Blasey Ford was 'hurtful' to sexual assault survivors – Washington Post

Washington Post Why Trump's onstage mockery of Christine Blasey Ford was 'hurtful' to sexual assault survivorsWashington PostFollowing the explosive allegations — and the tearful testimonies and adamant denials — President Trump stood on stage at a political rally in the Deep South and openly mocked the woman at the center of an extremely public sexual assault scandal.I Sympathize With Brett KavanaughAbove the LawNorthampton activists plan rally to protest against Brett Kavanaugh nominationMassLive.comMcConnell Presses Kavanaugh Vote as FBI Probe Nears an EndWall Street Journalcleveland.com –PolitiFactall 16,324 news articles » Source: Google News All…

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Champions League: Griezmann scores twice as Atletico see off Brugge

Antoine Griezmann scored twice against Club Brugge on Wednesday as Atletico Madrid made a winning start at the stadium they hope to return to for the Champions League final next year. Arnaut Groeneveld’s stunning long-range effort pulled Brugge level shortly before half-time but Griezmann added a second, before his driving run allowed Koke to wrap up a 3-1 victory late on. The result maintains a perfect start for Diego Simeone’s side in Group A. They sit level on six points with Borussia Dortmund, whom they now play twice in succession,…

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Alcacer scores again as Dortmund ease past Monaco

Paco Alcacer continued his excellent start to life at Borussia Dortmund as the Bundesliga side saw off Monaco 3-0 on Wednesday to claim a second straight Champions League win. Half-time substitute Jacob-Bruun Larsen gave Dortmund the lead at Signal Iduna Park, less than six minutes into his Champions League debut. On-loan Barcelona striker Alcacer secured the points in the 72nd minute shortly after missing a penalty, before Larsen teed up Marco Reus to score his sixth goal of the season late on. Dortmund top the early Group A standings from…

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Messi scores brace as Barca beats Spurs at Wembley

Lionel Messi’s Wembley masterclass and a sublime strike from Ivan Rakitic got Barcelona back in the groove as they clinched a pulsating 4-2 victory against Tottenham on Wednesday. Ernesto Valverde’s side arrived in London for the Champions League Group B tie amid a mini-crisis after failing to win their last three La Liga games. But the Spanish champions have fond memories of the English national stadium, where they won the European Cup in 1992 and 2011, and they were revitalised by the sight of the iconic venue. Aided by a…

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Peru annuls ex-president Fujimori’s pardon, orders arrest

A Peruvian court on Wednesday annulled ex-president Alberto Fujimori’s pardon for crimes against humanity and ordered the 80-year-old’s immediate arrest, officials said. The South American country’s justice department said in a statement that the Supreme Court had “issued the arrest and detention orders against former president Fujimori so that he may be re-integrated into the prison establishment.” Fujimori was pardoned by presidential decree last December. He was 12 years into a 25-year jail sentence handed down for ordering two massacres by death squads between 1991 and 1992. “This decision is…

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Uphold due process in party primaries, APC youths tell leaders

Some youths on the platform of All Progressives Congress and other stakeholders in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday held a peaceful protest at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja, calling for due process in handling the affairs of the party. The protesters, who thronged the party’s secretariat through Blantyre Street at the FCT, urged the party leadership to exercise due process in the conduct of the ongoing primaries for various elective offices. They, however, said they were in support of the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. “We…

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Road accident kills at least 18 –Police

At least 18 people died in a collision involving a minibus and two lorries in the central Benguela region of Angola, police said Wednesday. The accident happened in the Chongoroi-Katengue district south of the capital Luanda overnight Tuesday to Wednesday, local police spokesman Pinto Caimbambo told AFP. READ ALSO: Shekarau, Gaya, Jibrin win APC Kano senatorial primaries The two lorries were involved in a first accident and when people gathered on the road to see the damage, the second accident involving the minibus happened, he added. Eight people were in hospital…

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