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Death and chaos as gunmen invade Rivers APC Secretariat

Death and chaos as gunmen invade Rivers APC Secretariat NAIJ.com can however, not verify this information at the moment. Security agencies revealed that the incident occurred earlier today. There were also reports of snatching and hijack of electoral materials in some wards in Delta central by persons suspected to be loyalists of Ogboru and Omo-Agege. [Full Article...]

Cuba marks 200th anniversary of Karl Marx

Cuba marks 200th anniversary of Karl Marx As a mark of its respect for Marx, China sent his giant statue to be erected in his birthplace Trier in Germany to celebrate his 200th birth anniversary. Noting that Marx's ideology "shines with the brilliant light of truth", Xi asserted that placing "Marxism onto the flag of the Chinese Communist party was totally correct", cited by Reuters. [Full Article...]

Trump Thanks Kanye West for Doubling His African-American Poll Numbers

Rapper Kanye West on Tuesday described slavery as a choice, praised President Trump for doing "the impossible" by becoming president, and attributed his 2016 mental breakdown to opioid addiction. Cole, pick up some Kendrick Lamar". Kanye West set the world ablaze when he appeared on TMZ and told viewers everywhere that slavery was a "choice ". [Full Article...]

China and U.S. swap demands following talks to avoid trade war

China and U.S. swap demands following talks to avoid trade war Trump signed a presidential memorandum on March 22 directing the US trade representative (USTR) and the Department of the Treasury to take action based on the findings of the Section 301 investigation launched in August 2017, which determined that the Chinese regime has been unfairly acquiring USA intellectual property for years. [Full Article...]

Judiciary, executive showdown in SC continues, this time over judges' appointment

Judiciary, executive showdown in SC continues, this time over judges' appointment At a recent public function, second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court , Justice J Chelameswar had stated that keeping judgments reserved for a long time defeats the very objective of administration of justice. People of North-East are suffering... The bench then reminded the government that they have to make the appointments. It directed the Centre to file affidavit giving information and ad... [Full Article...]

Ryan restores House chaplain

Ryan restores House chaplain But the Pelosi aide said that while she had been in the loop about the decision, she "made it clear to the Speaker that she had only received positive comments about Father Conroy's service from Members", and "also made it clear to Speaker Ryan that she disagreed with this decision". [Full Article...]

ADB 2030 Aim: End To Poverty In Asia And The Pacific

ADB 2030 Aim: End To Poverty In Asia And The Pacific He said, "Special importance are the ADB's policy-based programme loans that proved pivotal in supporting the reform agendas of the developing member countries". He said the country's need in power sector was very high and "some of the needs are being met through bilateral agreements, however needs are probably larger that can be tapped through private sector investment". [Full Article...]

FBI Refuses to Collect Messages From Personal Accounts of Anti-Trump Officials

FBI Refuses to Collect Messages From Personal Accounts of Anti-Trump Officials Page or Mr. Strzok any information from their personal email accounts, nor has the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted searches of non-FBI issued communications devices or non-FBI email accounts associated with Mr. Baker told The New York Times he's joining the Brookings Institution and writing for Lawfare. "He has protected the country and the rule of law throughout his career and leave... [Full Article...]

John McCain doesn't seem to want Trump at his funeral

John McCain doesn't seem to want Trump at his funeral Per the New York Times , part of the book (and the documentary) deals with McCain's regrets, and there's one pretty big one from his presidential campaign 10 years ago: not picking Joe Lieberman to be his VP pick. In both memoirs, copies of which were obtained by the Times , McCain regrets not selecting retired Connecticut Sen. The book and film will also address McCain's regrets for not choo... [Full Article...]

GOP senator says CNN report makes Trump claim about Jackson allegations 'false'

GOP senator says CNN report makes Trump claim about Jackson allegations 'false' A case in point is the party's scrounging among White House medical staffers to find disgruntled employees who might proffer allegations of misconduct by White House doctor Ronny Jackson, in order to derail his Senate confirmation as secretary of Veterans Affairs. [Full Article...]

French police on streets for anti-Macron protest

French police on streets for anti-Macron protest At least one law enforcement officer has been injured as a result of the rally, Sputnik France reported. Protesters and activists gather at a square in Paris, France, Saturday, May 5, 2018. The strikes, which are scheduled to continue through the end of June, have caused travel misery for millions but Macron has refused to back down in a battle seen as a test of his ability to withstand union pr... [Full Article...]

Prime minster does better than expected in England local elections

Prime minster does better than expected in England local elections Last night's results disprove this, with Labour taking control of councils from Plymouth in the South to Kirklees in Yorkshire. Votes in the local elections equated to a 35% share for both Labour and the Conservatives . Dr Stern told the Press Association: "It concerns me very seriously and it is not only Jews who are affected ... we need politicians not only of high intellectual ca... [Full Article...]

Trump brings British knife attacks into U.S. gunfight - and upsets Londoners again

Trump brings British knife attacks into U.S. gunfight - and upsets Londoners again In a speech to the National Rifle Association ( NRA ) in Dallas, Texas, yesterday in which he spoke out in favour of liberal gun laws, the U.S. president sarcastically questioned whether vans, trucks and cars, which have been used as weapons by terrorists, should also be banned before turning to knives. [Full Article...]

S Carolina abortion ban failure teaches lessons

S Carolina abortion ban failure teaches lessons The South Carolina Senate voted to outlaw nearly all abortions, with very few exceptions, on Wednesday night. Five republicans joined the Democrats on the vote. The bill originally banned a rare abortion procedure called dismemberment abortion, which was performed 22 times in 5,736 abortions in SC in 2016. If the sweeping abortion ban was to pass, it would likely be challenged in court. [Full Article...]

Kansas shooting: Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killer Purinton gets life in prison

Kansas shooting: Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killer Purinton gets life in prison It also attracted worldwide attention, especially in India, where officials publicly wondered if their citizens were safe in the U.S. Another man, Ian Grillot, who tried to intervene was also shot. He returned shortly afterward and opened fire in the bar, shooting the victims. None of the victims or their family members attended the sentencing Friday. [Full Article...]

US Navy Resurrects 2nd Fleet to Counter Russian Threat

US Navy Resurrects 2nd Fleet to Counter Russian Threat With a resurgent Russian Federation, the US announced Friday that it will re-establish a fleet of its Navy that it abolished almost seven years ago as a cost-cutting measure. It wasn't immediately clear how many people would be part of the Second Fleet command structure or what the rank of the person who will leads it will be. [Full Article...]

Iran's foreign minister says no renegotiating nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister says no renegotiating nuclear deal Keeping in view the offensive and defensive strategies of U.S. and P-5+1 regarding the deal, it looks most probable that President Trump will withdraw thus triggering waves of sanctions on Iran in times to come. It is a main dilemma for European companies, made much more sophisticated if the European Union decides to invoke a measure put in place within the 1990s to counter the USA embargo on ... [Full Article...]

Giuliani offers new explanation of why Trump fired Comey

Giuliani offers new explanation of why Trump fired Comey According to media reports, Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director , has sought to question Trump. Trump, who frequently attacked Bill Clinton for lying, appeared to reveal this week that he had been dishonest about his knowledge of hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels. [Full Article...]

AFC Asian Cup: Azkals grouped with China, South Korea

AFC Asian Cup: Azkals grouped with China, South Korea THE Philippine Azkals will have a tall mountain to scale in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after being grouped with South Korea, China and Kyrgyzstan in the draw on Friday evening in Dubai . Saudi Arabia and Qatar have been drawn in Group E with Lebanon and North Korea. A total prize money of US$50 million will be given away, including $5 million for the champion of the tournament featuring 24 t... [Full Article...]

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained at Moscow protest - ally

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained at Moscow protest - ally Putin won a landslide re-election victory in March , extending his grip over the world's largest country for another six years until 2024, making him the longest-lasting leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin who ruled for almost 30 years. [Full Article...]


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