Bomb hits tourist bus in Egypt near Giza Pyramids

CAIRO — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was traveling on a road close to the under-construction Grand Egyptian Museum, which is located adjacent to the Giza Pyramids but is not yet open to tourists. The bus was […]

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Bus driver avoids jail after remarrying while still divorcing wife

Bigamist bus driver, 54, who invited 80 guests to his new wedding after telling his estranged first wife it was only an unofficial ceremony avoids jail Stephen Ainscough, 54, from Wigan, separated from his wife Sandra in 2010 But didn’t begin their divorce proceedings until 2017, after 16 years together In October 2017, before the separation was made official, Ainscough re-married  […]

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World's richest get 82 percent of global wealth: Oxfam

Billionaires gain $762bn of wealth in 2017, enough to end extreme poverty worldwide seven times over, Oxfam report says. Half of the world’s population received no share of all wealth created globally last year, while 82 percent went to the richest one percent, a report by Oxfam International revealed. Billionaires in 2017 increased their wealth by $762bn, enough to end […]

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Canada bus crash leaves 3 dead, 23 injured, officials say

Three people were killed and 23 others injured after a double-decker bus in Canada crashed into a bus platform, officials said Friday. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) Three people were killed and 23 others injured after a double-decker bus in Canada crashed into a bus platform, officials said Friday. Several 911 calls concerning “a collision involving an OC Transpo […]

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