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16 February 2018 7:20 AM Ex-student confesses to killing 17 in Florida school shooting

Parkland – A troubled teen has confessed to gunning down 17 people at his former high school in Florida, court documents showed on Thursday, as the FBI admitted it had received a tip-off about the 19-year-old gunman yet failed to stop him. As Americans reeled from the country's worst school massacre since the horror at Sandy Hook six years ago, President 33

11 February 2018 5:00 PM Cellist launches social media campaign to celebrate black composers

Johannesburg - Music in the African home has often taken the form of an additional family member. From resembling the aunt who comforts in conflict, to the grandfather who tells stories that inform the history of the family heritage, to being a part of the daily home experience. It’s rare to find the absence of at least one songstress in an African home. South 41

09 February 2018 5:30 PM One dead, 62 wounded in mosque attack in Libya's Benghazi

Benghazi - Twin bomb blasts struck a mosque in Benghazi in eastern Libya on Friday, killing one person and wounding more than 62, the city's main hospital said. The explosions hit the mosque at the start of weekly prayers in Libya's second city, which lies 1 000km east of Tripoli, a security source told AFP. One bomb was hidden in a coffin in the courtyard 30

09 February 2018 3:19 AM Ex-Trump aide Omarosa warns things 'bad' inside White House

Washington - Reality TV star turned political operative turned reality TV star Omarosa Manigault has issued a cryptic warning that things are "bad" inside the White House and the public should be worried. The fiery former star who was pushed out of the White House appeared in a preview of Thursday's "Celebrity Big Brother," warning all is not well in that other 29

05 February 2018 5:13 PM Jordan's King Abdullah sees no Mideast peace without US role

Washington - King Abdullah II of Jordan said in an interview aired on Sunday that the United States remains essential to any hope of a peaceful solution between Israel and the Palestinians, despite widespread criticism of the new US stance on Jerusalem. "We cannot have a peace process or a peace solution without the role of the United States," the monarch 34

02 February 2018 3:31 PM Egypt welcomes US designation of 2 groups as 'terrorist'

Cairo - Egypt has welcomed a US designation of two militant groups targeting Egyptian security and public figures as "terrorist" groups. The US State Department labeled the Hasm movement and Liwaa el-Thawra as "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" groups on Wednesday, which blocks any assets they may have in US jurisdictions and bars Americans from making 26

24 January 2018 5:19 AM Serena to make comeback at Fed Cup

New York - Serena Williams, who has not played a competitive match since capturing last year's Australian Open, will return to the court next month at a Fed Cup tie, the US Tennis Association announced on Tuesday. Williams was pregnant when she won her 23rd major crown last January in Melbourne. She gave birth to a girl, Alexis Olympia, last September 33

06 January 2018 6:15 AM Leishman, Harman lead Johnson at Kapalua

Los Angeles - Marc Leishman and Brian Harman both birdied the 18th on Friday to grab a one-shot second-round lead over world number one Dustin Johnson in the PGA Tour Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. Australia's Leishman, who held a one-stroke overnight lead, had four birdies without a bogey in his four-under 69 on the Plantation Course at Kapalua 27

01 January 2018 10:01 AM Svitolina eyes Grand Slam success

Brisbane - Ukraine's Elina Svitolina believes she can become world No 1 in 2018 despite a host of challengers for the coveted top ranking. Svitolina, currently ranked sixth in the world, was speaking after an impressive 6-2, 6-4 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the first round of the Brisbane International on Monday. The 22-year-old cruised through 27

28 December 2017 9:14 AM Obama the most admired man among Americans

Washington – Former US president Barack Obama is the most admired man in the United States and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton the most admired woman, according to a poll published on Wednesday. Obama came out on top of the annual Gallup survey for the 10th year in a row while Clinton, who lost last year's presidential election to Donald Trump 40