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Nigeria Recalls High Commissioner From South Africa After Attacks

Nigeria Recalls High Commissioner From South Africa After Attacks(Bloomberg) — Nigeria has recalled the High Commissioner to South Africa in protest against attacks on its citizens living in the country.It is also boycotting the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Cape Town.Kabiru Bala, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, has been asked to return alongside a special envoy sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to South Africa, Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama told reporters Wednesday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was due to attend the forum, has been asked by the president to cancel his trip.“The security agencies are aware of the threats to various businesses in Nigeria and they are fully mobilized to address them,” Onyeama said, referring to retaliatory attacks on South African companies operating in the countryNigeria’s foreign affairs ministry advised citizens in South Africa to “avoid high risk and volatile areas” until there is calm.To contact the reporters on this story: Elisha Bala-Gbogbo in Abuja at ebalagbogbo@bloomberg.net;Tope Alake in Lagos at talake@bloomberg.netTo contact the editor responsible for this story: Anthony Osae-Brown at aosaebrown2@bloomberg.netFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.



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New York Times columnist recalls Jeffrey Epstein saying that sex with teenage girls was historically acceptable and that criminalizing the act went against cultural norms

New York Times columnist recalls Jeffrey Epstein saying that sex with teenage girls was historically acceptable and that criminalizing the act went against cultural normsJames B. Stewart wrote about an "on background" conversation he had last year with Epstein in a piece published on Monday.



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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission"To me, it was the dream we had all signed up to chase, what we had imagined, worked and trained for, the apex of national service to a country we unabashedly loved," Buzz Aldrin said.



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Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border stationFor almost two weeks, a 12-year-old migrant girl said she and her 6-year-old sister were held inside a Border Patrol station in Texas where they slept on the floor and some children were locked away when they cried for their parents. El Paso, Texas, attorney Taylor Levy, who worked with the girl’s family, said she and her sister were separated from their aunt when they arrived in the U.S. on May 23. The children, from Central America, were put in the Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, Levy said.



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The Latest: Man recalls death of daughter, wife in blast

The Latest: Man recalls death of daughter, wife in blastCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local):



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Ford Recalls Trucks Over Faulty Engine Block Heater

Ford Recalls Trucks Over Faulty Engine Block HeaterFord Recalls Trucks Again Over Faulty Engine-Block Heater Ford is recalling more than 130,000 pickup trucks to repair components that could have been broken as the result of another recent recal…



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Whole Foods recalls salads, wraps with baby spinach for possible Salmonella contamination

Whole Foods recalls salads, wraps with baby spinach for possible Salmonella contaminationWhole Foods is issuing a recall for foods containing baby spinach sold at its stores in eight states over concern for potential Salmonella risk.



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General Mills recalls bags of Gold Medal flour over salmonella concerns

General Mills recalls bags of Gold Medal flour over salmonella concernsGeneral Mills is recalling 5-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour. Only those with a better-if-used-by date of April 20, 2020, are affected.



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U.S. State Department recalls furloughed employees amid shutdown

U.S. State Department recalls furloughed employees amid shutdownThe U.S. State Department said on Thursday it was calling its furloughed employees back to work next week as it takes steps to pay salaries despite a partial shutdown of the government. “As a national security agency, it is imperative that the Department of State carries out its mission,” Deputy Under Secretary of State Bill Todd said in a statement posted on the department’s website. “Although most personnel operations can resume, bureaus and posts are expected to adhere to strict budget constraints with regard to new spending for contracts, travel, and other needs” given a lapse in congressionally appropriated funds, Todd added.



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Toyota recalls 1.7 million more vehicles for risk of shrapnel from exploding airbags

Toyota recalls 1.7 million more vehicles for risk of shrapnel from exploding airbagsToyota announced the recall of 1.7 million North American vehicles, a part of the ongoing recall involving potentially deadly passenger airbags.



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