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Chimamanda Adichie Takes Hillary Clinton Up Over Twitter Bio

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has taken her feminism a notch higher as she asked former US presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, why her Twitter bio begins with ‘wife’, rather than her career achievements. The two were talking at a PEN World Voices Festival lecture at the Cooper Union in Manhattan on Sunday.

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Ex-UN Staff Jailed For Robbery

  A Court in Manhattan on Thursday sentenced Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, who worked at the UN in 2013, to two years in prison after an exhaustive plea agreement with the court.  It was a stunning defeat for the prosecutor who had asked that Shuaibu be sentenced to five years under the indictment. Shuaibu pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Robbery in …

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