Florida condo collapse: Death toll rises as other condo evacuated
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As Hurricane Elsa approaches Florida, hopes for Surfside collapse survivors have dimmed. Another building was evacuated after it was deemed unsafe.
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Prime Minister Modi was traveling to his home state of Gujarat to meet with victims' families. Nine people have been arrested over the incident that cost 134 lives.
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John Ray III said the trading firm was poorly regulated in the Bahamas, where the company is headquartered. He also criticized the poor management style of his predecessor, Sam Bankman-Fried.
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In 2019, Otache Sunday Emmanuel survived a building collapse, but his pregnant wife and three children were not so lucky. The Benue State native who lives in Lagos and is still grieving the loss of his family shares his story and life after the accident.
A NFL player's shocking collapse on field sparks questions about the violence of American football. Finally, we bring you the overused words that have been banished in 2023.
The South Asian nation is facing an acute shortage of gas and electricity, and record inflation has put many basic food items out of citizens' reach. But the country's ruling class is caught in a political tug-of-war.
The US Treasury, Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation have unveiled a plan meant to stem any contagion from Silicon Valley Bank's (SVB) failure on Friday. The Federal Reserve will provide an emergency lending facility that will ensure all of the bank's depositors are repaid in full.
Banking stocks around the world have fallen sharply following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and a subsequent intervention by US regulators to protect depositors. Smaller regional lenders in the US are particularly hard hit, with many requests being made to move deposits to some of the country's larger lenders.
After the fall of SVB and New York-based Signature Bank, US authorities took decisive measures to prevent any possible contagion. But the factors that fueled their downfall are keeping Europeans on their toes.
Is America facing a banking crisis? As regulators try to stem the fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley and Signature Banks, we look at the risks for the rest of the system. Kate Moody speaks to economist Nicolas Veron from the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the European think tank Bruegel.
The Lagos State Government has reported that there was no confirmed fatality yet from the 7-floor building under construction that collapsed in Banana Island, Lagos State, yesterday evening as investigations continue. Banana Island is known to be one of the most expensive parts of the state as a hub for the elite.
Faced with deadly clashes between rival armed forces, Sudanese flee their homes as another attempted ceasefire fails. Over in Somaliland, conflict has raged in the town of Las Anod since February. The Dhulbahante clan wants it to leave Somaliland and rejoin Somalia. Finally, TikTok is being sued in Senegal. Tech firms are worried the Chinese giant is violating data protection laws and failing to protect children.
Faced with deadly clashes between rival armed forces, Sudanese flee their homes as another attempted ceasefire fails. Over in Somaliland, conflict has raged in the town of Las Anod since February. The Dhulbahante clan wants it to leave Somaliland and rejoin Somalia. Finally, TikTok is being sued in Senegal.
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US Vice President Kamala Harris will head the new federal office, as she and Biden gear up for the 2024 election. The White House efforts towards gun control are unlikely to be effective without the support of Congress.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was optimistic about the prospect of reaching an agreement with Saudi Arabia, even as the peace pact still faces major hurdles.
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During a speech in France, the Catholic leader urged a humane pan-European response to migration. French President Emmanuel Macron attended the address as his government deliberates a harsher response to asylum-seekers.
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Pakistan's parliamentary elections will be held next January, the country's election authority announced on Thursday, delaying the vote that was initially tabled for November. The Election Commission of Pakistan said the elections are scheduled for the last week of January.