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Rod Temperton dead

Rod Temperton, who has died of cancer aged 66, was the British songwriter behind Thriller, Off The Wall and Rock With You, some of Michael Jackson’s best known hits. Modest and publicity-shy, Temperton, who was born in Cleethorpes and had been the keyboard player and songwriter with the funk band Heatwave in the 1970s, is…
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People wade across a flooded street while Hurricane Matthew passes through Port-au-Prince, Haiti. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Haiti ravaged by hurricane Matthew

“In 2010, before the earthquake, we had a growth rate of 5.7 percent,” said Jude Célestin, a presidential candidate who toured the devastated area on Sunday afternoon. “It’s the same in Jérémie. It was going up. People from Port-au-Prince were investing here.” As a crowd shouted in the background, trying to get closer to the…
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Station Gateway and Bute Street

The site is strategically located and presents an excellent sustainable development opportunity. The key attributes include: •Immediate proximity to the station, offering easy access to London, Bedford and beyond •Access to new guided busway and interchange •At the hub of Luton town centre’s wider regeneration and redevelopment initiatives, notably the planned Power Court scheme and…
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16 July 2016; Kesrick Williams of Jamaica Tallawahs dancing in celebration of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots wickets during Match 17 of the Hero Caribbean Premier League match between Jamaica Tallawahs v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica. Photo by Randy Brooks/Sportsfile

Fast bowler Kesrick Williams has been called into the West Indies T20 squad for the three-match series against Pakistan beginning on September 23 in Dubai as a replacement for allrounder Andre Russell. According to a release sent out by the West Indies Cricket Board, Russell “asked to withdraw from the series to attend to a…
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Some of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls have been killed in Nigerian military air strikes, according to a new video appearing to come from Boko Haram Islamic extremists, which shows one of the alleged victims pleading for authorities to release detained militants in exchange for the girls’ freedom. The video posted Sunday…
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