Philadelphia

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 24th, 2012
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A woman accused of performing illegal buttocks-enhancing procedures faces a third-degree murder charge more than a year after a tourist from London died from a silicone injection by a woman who calls herself the “Black Madam,” police said Tuesday. Padge Windslowe was arrested Monday night on charges ...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 26th, 2011
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Cairo – The first of three American students arrested during a protest in Cairo has left Egypt, an airport official and an attorney for one of the trio confirmed on Friday. The three Americans were arrested on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square last Sunday...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 6th, 2011
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In a rare and determined expression of an uncompromising support to the success of the ongoing Growth and Transformation Plan /GTP/ in general, and the building of the Grand Renaissance Dam in particular, members of the Ethiopian Diaspora residing in and around the city of Philly raised on Saturday o...
By benim
In Children & Youth
May 6th, 2011
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Babies who are bottle-fed until the age of two are more likely to be obese when they start school, a US study suggests. Researchers found that children who were still regular bottle users at 24 months were 30% more likely to be obese aged five-and-a-half. They analysed data from nearly 7,000 children...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Mar 10th, 2011
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Cardinal Justin Rigali, the archbishop of Philadelphia, should have suspended the priests suspected of paedophilia much sooner, campaigners say. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP The Philadelphia archdiocese has suspended 21 Roman Catholic priests who were named as suspected child abusers in a scathing gran...
By benim
In Europe
Feb 11th, 2011
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‘Unlicensed medical practitioner’ sought for administering silicone injection which killed Claudia Aderotimi Transgender woman suspect ‘well known’ in Philadelphia and believed to have had similar procedure during sex change Tip off came after police raided home of ‘fixe...
By benim
In Multimedia
Oct 29th, 2010
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Cargo planes and trucks in several U.S. cities were inspected Friday after investigators found suspicious packages in at least two locations abroad, law enforcement sources with detailed knowledge of the investigation said. U.S. officials believe that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, commonly refer...