• Obaseki tasks journalists on ethics as the world mark press freedom day
Obaseki tasks journalists on ethics as the world mark press freedom day

He also applauded the role of people on the social media in safeguarding the freedom of the press. Internationally acclaimed journalist Peter Greste has been awarded an Australian Press Council Press Freedom Medal in Sydney today (Thursday 3 May).

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  • Trump wants African countries to support North American World Cup bid
Trump wants African countries to support North American World Cup bid

It is strongly against Federation Internationale de Football Association rules for governments to interfere in the host selection process, so Trump's comments could have the potential to hinder the United States' bid. FIFA, global soccer's governing body, declined to comment on the Twitter post. Despite those rules, Trump, who previously has sh...

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  • Amazon expands its Vancouver Tech Hub
Amazon expands its Vancouver Tech Hub

The new facility is in addition to Amazon's current offices in Vancouver that includes its 156,000 square-foot location in TELUS Garden which opened to Amazon employees in 2015. Whether HQ2 comes to the Boston area or not, more growth from the e-commerce giant was well-received by elected officials. The company offers a wide range of programs to ...

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  • Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Alleging Defamation Over Threat Claim
Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Alleging Defamation Over Threat Claim

Stormy says Trump's tweet about the "nonexistent man" who threatened her counts was 'false and defamatory'. Forget the story.' And then he leaned around and looked at my daughter and said, 'That's a handsome little girl. The lawsuit contends that Daniels' ex-husband approached the magazine without approval from Daniels, adding that "she did so only...

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  • Indian migrants may be caught up in UK's Windrush scandal
Indian migrants may be caught up in UK's Windrush scandal

The scandal resulted in Home Secretary Amber Rudd being forced to resign early Monday morning after weeks of trying to curtail the crisis. Sajid Javid said his parents came to the United Kingdom from the Commonwealth in the 1960s, and he was "personally committed, and invested, in resolving the difficulties faced by the people of the Windrus...

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  • Manchester United vs Arsenal: Red Devils striker suffers injury scare
Manchester United vs Arsenal: Red Devils striker suffers injury scare

But there now appears to have been a breakthrough as Mourinho is confident Fellaini will stay, while Sunday's match-winner has spoken of ending the season with FA Cup glory and more silverware next term. "But I don't know". "Of course we were the team that tried to win, had a few more chances, in the last 20 minutes tried to win, but that's nor...

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  • Politco: Ronny Jackson will not return as Trump's physician
Politco: Ronny Jackson will not return as Trump's physician

He said he had withdrawn his nomination to avoid becoming a "distraction" for Trump . Tester already had been targeted by Republicans seeking to retain control of the Senate and the House in November's mid-term election. The same 2013 report also noted the perception among staff that Jackson "had blind ambitions to be the next physician to th...

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  • James Comey: I'm 'Embarrassed and Ashamed' by the Republican Party
James Comey: I'm 'Embarrassed and Ashamed' by the Republican Party

When the former Director was asked if he believed the President possesses the moral and mental capacities to effectively lead the armed forces, he said: "I don't believe he's morally fit to be president of the United States". "The challenge I found was that they wash over you like a wave and even if you disagree, the waves keep coming". They say ...

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  • Death Toll in Chinese School Stabbing Climbs to 9
Death Toll in Chinese School Stabbing Climbs to 9

The assailant sought to "take revenge against the school and society", a police source said. The suspect named surname Zhao has been detained and victims have been hospitalised. China tightly restricts private gun ownership, making knives and homemade explosives the most common weapons in violent crimes. There have been several such knife a...

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  • Yemen rebels commanders among dead in Saudi strike
Yemen rebels commanders among dead in Saudi strike

It did not elaborate. Al-Arabiya, a Dubai-based satellite news network now believed to be majority-owned by Saudi Arabia, reported the strike Friday hit a high-level meeting of the Houthis. In a televised speech, Houthi leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi vowed that the death of Samad - a relative moderate who helped oversee political and administrative...

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  • SC to consider Kathua rape suspect's plea for CBI probe
SC to consider Kathua rape suspect's plea for CBI probe

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the plea of the accused, that they be impleaded as parties to the petition filed by the victim's father. "Let us not get into what the Bar Council says". Raising a question mark on the legitimacy of the BCI Committee, the Forum said that it was not a fact-finding mission created...

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  • Multiple casualties reported after oil refinery explosion
Multiple casualties reported after oil refinery explosion

The refinery is in an industrial area, but there's a residential neighborhood within a mile to the northeast. Nemadji Golf Course, as well as the Superior YMCA, are being evacuated. Multiple agencies have responded and rescue personnel are on scene and working to manage the incident. Five people have been taken to the hospital at this time;.

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  • Ex-cop arrested as suspected Golden State killer
Ex-cop arrested as suspected Golden State killer

In 1976, DeAngelo returned to Placer County as an officer with the Auburn Police Department. He may have/had blond or light brown hair and an athletic build. Although he is now the main suspect, he is yet to be convicted of any of the crimes attributed to the serial killer and rapist. Harrington's brother, 24-year-old Keith Harrington and his w...

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  • Waffle House suspect's ex-bosses asked feds to help him
Waffle House suspect's ex-bosses asked feds to help him

Police say James Shaw Jr . who wrestled Reinking to the ground was shot in the arm. Around the end of March 2017, while driving to Last Chance, Colorado, for work, Reinking suddenly made a decision to quit his job at the Sustrichs' crane company, convinced that police were following him and that "it was his last chance to marry Taylor Swift", Ke...

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  • Senate Panel Paves Way for Pompeo to Become US Secretary of State
Senate Panel Paves Way for Pompeo to Become US Secretary of State

In exchange for Paul's support, Pompeo would publicly admit that the Iraq War was a mistake - a topic he fumbled under Paul's grilling at his confirmation hearing - and begin the effort to pull US forces from Afghanistan. Regardless of what the committee does, however, his fate will nearly certainly reach the Senate floor for approval. A negati...

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  • Customs union showdown is important - here's why
Customs union showdown is important - here's why

The Prime Minister's office has reportedly responded to the pressure coming from the party's right-wing by suggesting that an upcoming parliamentary vote on whether Britain will remain in the Customs Union will be a "confidence vote" in the government itself, suggesting that a defeat would lead to the collapse of the government and not just M...

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  • South Africa football thugs brutally beat guard in riot after cup defeat
South Africa football thugs brutally beat guard in riot after cup defeat

Moses Mabhida dissolved into chaos on Saturday night when fans invaded the pitch following the Kaizer Chiefs' 2-0 loss to the Free State Stars during the Nedbank Cup semi-final. "We have to take responsibility and accept that we are faced with challenges", Motaung said . Coach Eymeal has expressed his worry about the display of the former Ma...

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  • Saudi finalizing drone regulation following incident near royal palace
Saudi finalizing drone regulation following incident near royal palace

Drone users will have to obtain permission "from police in their neighborhoods" to fly the aircraft "for the purposes assigned to them in permitted sites ", a spokesperson was quoted as saying. In October 2017, two security guards were killed by Mansour al-amri, a young Saudi national armed with Kalashinkov rifle who drove up to a gate of the king...

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  • Macron says 'we can not tolerate the recurring use of chemical weapons'
Macron says 'we can not tolerate the recurring use of chemical weapons'

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday (April 14) that he had ordered a military intervention in Syria alongside the United States and Britain in an attack on the chemical weapons arsenal of the country's regime. President Donald Trump and Macron. The operation was carried out at 3 a.m. (0100 GMT), she said, adding naval and air me...

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  • FAA orders inspections of more engines like one in Southwest incident
FAA orders inspections of more engines like one in Southwest incident

April 17, 2018. After Tuesday's deadly blast, Southwest said it would accelerate trial of these motors and finish the assignment inside 30 days. "We started CPR on the lady, which we continued for about 20 minutes". A cycle concerns a complete flight, from engine start to takeoff and landing to complete shutdown. CFM also recommended that f...

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