Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California
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Sources: Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna die in helicopter crash

The crash comes one day after Bryant was passed by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. As late as 10:39 p.m. ET Saturday, Bryant was active on social media, congratulating James on Twitter during the Lakers’ 108-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. A visibly shaken James wiped his eyes with tissues […]

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Benin: head of mission to the EU declared persona non grata

The EU considers this declaration as wholly unwarranted and contrary to the EU’s objective of developing relations and building partnerships in third countries BRUSSELS, Belgium, December 19, 2019/ — The Council today decided that the head of the mission of the Republic of Benin to the European Union will be declared persona non grata. This is […]

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Nova Scotia first to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

Randy Delorey attends a briefing at the legislature in Halifax on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The Nova Scotia government has joined a growing list of provinces that are clamping down on vaping. Health Minister Randy Delorey announced today that the province will be the first to ban sales of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices as of April 1, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan