Government moves to quell xenophobic tensions

2015-04-19 21:04
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Fears that xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng could spiral out of control and have an adverse impact on the country saw the government pull out the stops in a bid to quell tensions.

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Newlands win vital for Bulls

2015-04-19 21:14

Pressure will arguably be stronger on the Bulls than Stormers when the teams meet in a big ‘un on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

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Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing

2015-04-19 22:21

About 1 000 people have gathered to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, which was the deadliest terrorist attack on US soil until the September 11 attacks six years later.

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FBI admits forensic lab errors in criminal cases

2015-04-19 21:08

The FBI has admitted "errors" spanning several years in evidence provided in court by its forensic lab to help secure criminal convictions, including in death penalty cases.

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Furious 7 surges past the $1bn mark

2015-04-19 22:50

Furious 7 has surged ahead of its North American box office competition for a third straight week, taking in an estimated $29m to hit the $1bn in worldwide ticket sales.


 
 

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