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Violence, displacement, hunger’ll drive record humanitarian needs in 2018 – UN

The United Nations says violence, displacement and hunger will drive record humanitarian needs in 2018, with nearly 136 million people worldwide in need of aid.

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Robbery suspects kill police officer in Cross River

Tragedy struck the Cross River State Police Command as a police officer, Inspector Ebri Ogban, was shot dead by armed bandits.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 31, 2018 Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt (R), playing for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners, fights for the ball with a player from a Central Coast amateur selection team during a pre-season practice football match in Gosford, New South Wales. September 8, 2019, Sprint legend Usain Bolt's football training has been put on hold after he flew out of Australia for a "previously planned commitment", his A-League club has said. / AFP PHOTO / Andrew Murray /

Usain Bolt may start for Central Coast Mariners in upcoming trial match

Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey said he's considering starting Usain Bolt in a trial against a Macarthur South West United team on Friday.