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Community Builder: Families honor Chad and Jenn Holbrook for leading fight against pediatric cancer

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Community Builder: Families honor Chad and Jenn Holbrook for leading fight against pediatric cancer

- COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Tucked in the lobby of Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, family, friends and fellow cancer-fighting families waited to surprise a couple they say has changed their lives. “He made this place a better place to live, a better hospital and our lives are way better because of them,” Rob Teal, whose son Bayler passed away from cancer in 2010, said
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Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  C Africa |  Chad |  Americas |  North America |  United States |  South |  Atlantic |  South Carolina | 

Sounders veterans Osvaldo Alonso and Chad Marshall both out until August with sprains

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Sounders veterans Osvaldo Alonso and Chad Marshall both out until August with sprains

- A banged-up Sounders team resumed training in Tukwila on Thursday minus a couple of veterans that won’t be back until August at the earliest. The Sounders revealed that midfielder Osvaldo Alonso has a sprained MCL ligament in his left knee and will be lost from four-to-six weeks. Initially, the team had feared a more complete ligament tear that could have sidelined Alonso for the season, so they’ll accept the less severe diagnosis and time off
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Places: Chad |  United States | 

Players and coaches react to CHaD All-Star success

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Players and coaches react to CHaD All-Star success

- The CHaD East-West All-Star Game raised nearly $250 thousand. Players and coaches react to CHaD All-Star success The CHaD East-West All-Star Game raised nearly $250 thousand. WEBVTT THEY ARE PLAYING A LOT TOGETHER.JIM: A LITTLE THUNDER ANDLIGHTNING DID NOT DAMPEN THECHAD ALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME.IT MAY HAVE TAKEN TWO DAYS TOPLAY, BUT THE EAST AND WESTALL-STARS PUT ON A GREAT SHOW,HELPING RAISE NEARLY $250,000
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East-West player has personal ties to CHaD

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East-West player has personal ties to CHaD

- WEBVTT >> AROUND 80 OF THE STATE MUSTHAVE GRADUATED FOOTBALL PLAYERSWILL MEET FRIDAY NIGHT IN THE6TH ANNUAL CHAD EAST WEST ALLSTAR FOOTBALL GAME, PLAYING FORGRANITE STATE BRAGGING RIGHTS,AND MUCH MORE.>> I HOPE WE ALL PLAY HARD ANDHAVE FUN.A LOT OF PARENTS AND FAMILIESWILL COME OUT TO CS.I WANTED TO BE A FUN GAME.I WANT TO WIN.REPORTER: TEAM WEST OFFENSIVELINEMAN, LUUC GRONDSTRA, HAS ADEEP APPRECIATION FOR THE GAME,AND FOR THE CUASE, RAISING MONEYFOR THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL ATDARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK
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Places: Chad |  United States | 

Ryan Griffin visits CHaD football practice

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Ryan Griffin visits CHaD football practice

- WEBVTT THE CHAD EAST WEST ALL-STARFOOTBALL PLAYERS GOT A VISITFROM NFL TIGHT END RYAN GRIFFINTODAY.THE LONDONDERRY NATIVE, PLAYEDHIS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ATLONDONDERRY HIGH SCHOOL BEFOREGOING ON TO PLAY AT THEUNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT ANDTHEN THE HOUSTON TEXANS, GRIFFINJUST RESIGNED WITH THE TEXANS INTHE OFFSEASON.HE TOOK SOME TIME TODAY TO TALKTO THE PLAYERS AT BOTHPRACTICES, AND FIELD SOMEQUESTIONS ABOUT THE NFL WECUAGHT UP WITH RYAN AND TEAMEAST THIS AFTERNOON
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Italy inks deal with Libya neighbours to block migrants

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Italy inks deal with Libya neighbours to block migrants

- Rome (AFP) - Italy has signed a deal with Libya, Chad and Niger to try to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean by beefing up border controls and creating new reception centres in the African nations. A joint statement by the interior ministers of the four countries said they had agreed to set up centres in Chad and Niger, key countries of transit for migrants who travel to Libya and on to Italy from sub-Saharan Africa
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Places: Africa |  Chad |  Libya |  France |  Italy |  Centro |  Lazio |  Rome | 

Boko Haram attack in Chad kills nine troops, 40 jihadists: sources

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Boko Haram attack in Chad kills nine troops, 40 jihadists: sources

- N'Djamena (AFP) - Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region on Friday, local and security sources told AFP. Some 40 Boko Haram jihadists were also killed as the army responded to the attack on the Kaiga post, sources said on condition of anonymity. A military official confirmed the attack without giving a toll
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Tags: Wars |  Jihadists |  Military |  Death & Dying |  Boko Haram |  Soldiers | 
Places: Chad |  France | 

‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Camila Banus Talks Chad DiMera And What Gabi Really Wants

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‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Camila Banus Talks Chad DiMera And What Gabi Really Wants

- Days Of Our Lives fans are heartbroken that Abigail (Marci Miller) decided to end her relationship with Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn). Her reason was because of Gabi Hernandez. The two women are best friends, but when Abby faked her death, Chad and Gabi began a romance. Even though the relationship ended before it really started, Abigail feels that Chad and Gabi’s connection is too strong and refuses to be “half-loved
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The Lake Chad region: 'Africa's most acute crisis'

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The Lake Chad region: 'Africa's most acute crisis'

- Watery border The Lake Chad region means northeast Nigeria, the far north of Cameroon, western Chad and southeast Niger. The countries share a border on the shallow, freshwater lake. Boko Haram, which has since 2009 fought to impose its own brand of hardline Islam on northeast Nigeria, has in recent years launched deadly raids and suicide bombings in all four countries. Vital resource Lake Chad, which is believed to
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Places: Nigeria |  Uganda |  Chad |  North East | 

Amina AUC chairperson candidature was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s personal investment - MP

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Amina AUC chairperson candidature was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s personal investment - MP

- Uhuru Kenyatta had personal investment in the Amina Mohamed’s failed candidature for AUC chairperson according to MP Timothy Bosire. - She lost to Chad's Moussa Mahamat after heads of state voted in the seventh round. Kitutu Masaba MP Timothy Bosire has claimed Amina Mohamed’s failed candidature for AUC chairperson had little to do with Kenya and was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “personal investment”. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed recently suffered
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Nyamira |  Chad |  Kitutu Masaba | 

Amina election was Uhuru's personal project, capped poor foreign policy - MP Bosire

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Amina election was Uhuru's personal project, capped poor foreign policy - MP Bosire

- Amina Mohamed’s failed candidature for AUC chairperson was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “personal investment”, Kitutu Masaba MP Timothy Bosire has claimed. The Foreign Affairs CS Amina, 56, lost to Chad's Moussa Mahamat after heads of state voted in the seventh round. Bosire, who is also ODM party's national treasurer, said the Cabinet Secretary's defeat capped Jubilee government’s "failed and poorly driven" foreign policy. “This was Uhuru’s personal investment. It was never
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Nyamira |  Chad |  Kitutu Masaba | 

Uganda assures Kenya of support, says it backed Amina in AU election

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Uganda assures Kenya of support, says it backed Amina in AU election

- Uganda has dismissed reports that it did not vote for Foreign affairs CS Amina Mohamed in the contest for AUC chairperson. Amina lost the Monday vote for African Union Commission boss to Chad’s Moussa Mahamat. She conceded defeat but said the country, which spent a lot of money lobbying for her, must investigate neighbours' lack of support. In a statement on Wednesday, Uganda's Foreign Affairs ministry said the claim was
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Tags: Elections | 
Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Uganda |  Chad | 

Amina loses AU chair to Chad foreign minister

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Amina loses AU chair to Chad foreign minister

- Addis Ababa. Kenya has lost its bid to have one of its own as chairperson of the African Union Commission. In a vote that took seven rounds to conclude, Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed lost to her Chad counterpart Moussa Faki Mahamat, to nib in the bud her ambitions to be the Continent’s top diplomat. It was a vote that had seen Kenya campaign strongly across Africa, with
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Places: Tanzania |  Chad | 

Uhuru congratulates Chad's Mahamat, says CS Amina ran brave race

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Uhuru congratulates Chad's Mahamat, says CS Amina ran brave race

- President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Chad following their win in the race for African Union Commission chairperson.Moussa Mahamat clinched the AU top job on Monday after beating Kenya's Amina Mohamed in the seventh round of the poll. The Chadian candidate garnered 38 votes after 15 states abstained from the final lap of the race. Kenya garnered 27 votes and Chad 26, while one country abstained in the fifth round. In
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Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Chad | 

Amina’s AU Commission job dream turns out to be a mirage

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Amina’s AU Commission job dream turns out to be a mirage

- Kenya lost a hard fought battle to Chad in Addis yesterday during the African Union Commission chairperson elections after seven rounds of voting. Kenya's Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed lost to her Chad counterpart Faki Mahamat who got 38 votes in the final round. This was even after intense lobbying that involved shuttle diplomacy led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto. The last round was decided
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Places: Kenya |  Chad | 

CS Amina loses bid for AUC chair

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CS Amina loses bid for AUC chair

- By KBC Reporters. Foreign Affairs Minister Amina Mohammed has lost her bid to chair the African union Commission. Amina lost to Mousa Faki Mahamat of Chad in a vote that stretched to seven rounds at a session of the 28th African Union Summit. At round five Mahamat scored 28 votes against Amina’s 25 and round six Mahamat had 39 with rest abstaining. Uganda and Burundi did not vote to support
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Places: Kenya |  Chad | 

Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat is new African Union chief

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Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat is new African Union chief

- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat was named Monday as the new AU Commission chairperson, beating four others to succeed South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, diplomats told AFP. Several delegates leaving the election hall confirmed the win, while grinning Chadian delegates hugged each other in celebration. Former Burundian president Pierre Buyoya confirmed Faki’s victory, telling AFP it came after a final round battle with Kenyan
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Places: Ethiopia |  Uganda |  Chad |  Addis Ababa | 

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  • East-West player has personal ties to CHaD
    East-West player has personal ties to CHaD

    , wmur.com

    WEBVTT >> AROUND 80 OF THE STATE MUSTHAVE GRADUATED FOOTBALL PLAYERSWILL MEET FRIDAY NIGHT IN THE6TH ANNUAL CHAD EAST WEST ALLSTAR FOOTBALL GAME, PLAYING FORGRANITE STATE BRAGGING RIGHTS,AND MUCH MORE.>> I HOPE WE ALL PLAY HARD ANDHAVE FUN.A LOT OF PARENTS AND FAMILIESWILL COME OUT TO CS.I WANTED TO BE A FUN GAME.I WANT TO WIN.REPORTER: TEAM WEST OFFENSIVELINEMAN, LUUC GRONDSTRA, HAS ADEEP APPRECIATION FOR THE GAME,AND FOR THE CUASE, RAISING MONEYFOR THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL ATDARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK
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    Places: Chad |  United States | 

Politics & Government

  • Amina loses AU chair to Chad foreign minister
    Amina loses AU chair to Chad foreign minister

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Addis Ababa. Kenya has lost its bid to have one of its own as chairperson of the African Union Commission. In a vote that took seven rounds to conclude, Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed lost to her Chad counterpart Moussa Faki Mahamat, to nib in the bud her ambitions to be the Continent’s top diplomat. It was a vote that had seen Kenya campaign strongly across Africa, with
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    Places: Tanzania |  Chad | 

Sports

  • Football unites for stroke victim Rigobert Song
    Football unites for stroke victim Rigobert Song

    , goal.com

    The Cameroon legend is reportedly fighting for his life and several of world football's greatest stars have responded by offering their solidarity. The likes of Samuel Eto'o and Robbie Fowler have united to show support for Cameroon football legend Rigobert Song, who recently suffered a cerebral aneurysm. The former Indomitable Lions skipper and coach of the Chad senior national team is believed to be in critical condition. According to reports,
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  C Africa |  Cameroon |  Chad | 

Family & Parenting

  • ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Who Is Not Pregnant With Chad’s Love Child
    ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Who Is Not Pregnant With Chad’s Love Child

    , inquisitr.com

    Days of Our Lives fans have watched the love triangle of Chad, Abigail, and Gabi take many twisted turns lately. As rumors swirled of a pregnancy for either Gabi or Abigail, fans of Chabby began to weigh in on social media. It is clear that Team Chabby wants the two back together as one of the leading power couples in Salem
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    Categories: Family & Parenting | 
    Tags: Children |  Pregnancy | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  C Africa |  Chad |  Americas |  North America |  United States | 

Society & Culture

  • Genocide in Darfur, then and now
    Genocide in Darfur, then and now

    , jpost.com

    than 2.6 million Darfurians still dwell in squalor in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Darfur.Over 300,000, mostly women and children, live in Chad and another 100,000 in UNHCR refugee camps in Ethiopia. Israel has several thousand Sudanese asylum seekers, mostly from Darfur. These people are witnesses to genocide. They follow political events in Sudan closely and know that the genocide policies that shocked the world in the past persist
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Social Issues |  Refugees | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  C Africa |  Chad |  N Africa |  Sudan |  Asia |  Mideast |  Israel |  Darfur | 

Life & Style

  • ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Camila Banus Talks Chad DiMera And What Gabi Really Wants
    ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Camila Banus Talks Chad DiMera And What Gabi Really Wants

    , inquisitr.com

    Days Of Our Lives fans are heartbroken that Abigail (Marci Miller) decided to end her relationship with Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn). Her reason was because of Gabi Hernandez. The two women are best friends, but when Abby faked her death, Chad and Gabi began a romance. Even though the relationship ended before it really started, Abigail feels that Chad and Gabi’s connection is too strong and refuses to be “half-loved
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    Categories: Life & Style | 
    Tags: Relationships |  Women |  Romance | 
    Places: Chad |  United States | 

Law & Crime

  • 8 Chadian troops killed in clashes with Boko Haram
    8 Chadian troops killed in clashes with Boko Haram

    , news24.com

    N'Djamena - Eight Chadian soldiers were killed in fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on islands on Lake Chad, which borders four countries on the edge of the Sahara, Chad's army said on Monday. "Our forces attacked Boko Haram elements on five islands near Nigeria on June 24 and 25," said spokesperson Colonel Azem, indicating eight soldiers had died and another 18 were wounded
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