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Detained Dasuki declined offer to attend father's burial, says Nigerian Government

A deposed spiritual leader of Africa's most populous group of Muslims, former Sultan of Sokoto Ibrahim Dasuki, has died at age 93 while his son languishes in detention. "The late Sultan Dasuki traversed the civil service from the Native Authority to ...

Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

Ryan was all smiles as he escorted Trump, wife Melania and Vice President-elect Mike Pence onto the Capitol Balcony to give them a view of the inauguration platform being constructed for Trump to take the oath of office January 20. But an enthusiasti...

IMF approves $12 billion loan to salvage Egypt's economy

As of Friday, the was pound trading at around 16 to the dollar. Egypt's economy has been badly hit by instability since the 2011 ouster of longtime strongman Hosni Mubarak and the subsequent military overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Trump Victory Projected In Bellwether Ohio

Another reason for the decline in national interest in OH is Republican Donald Trump's lead of Democrat Hillary Clinton. A race that could seat a second Democrat on the Ohio Supreme Court remains too close to call. Instead, Kasich focused his gener...

An anxious Clinton campaign waits for election returns

Supporters break into tears as they watch the election results during Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night rally in the Jacob Javits Center glass enclosed lobby in NY. Then Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - both reliably Demo...

Liz Truss defends judiciary after Brexit ruling criticism

He will add: "Thursday's High Court decision underlines the necessity that the Prime Minister brings the Government's negotiating terms for Brexit to Parliament without delay". Ministers are reportedly considering plans to present a resolution on t...

Ferdinand Marcos to be interred with honor after 27 years

He was supposed to be buried in Batac, his home town in Ilocos Norte province, 470km north of capital Manila . The Taguig burial grounds - where the remains of Filipino war heroes and revered personalities are laid to rest - was previously called ...

Mark McGhee: No Scotland reminder needed of age-old rivalry with England

Marshall has become Scotland's first-choice goalkeeper under Strachan and he is desperate to give the manager a result to remember against the Auld Enemy. A 1 - 0 or 2 - 0 win for the England is the most likely outcome with William Hill and Bet36...

Chelsea Clinton used foundation dollars to fund wedding, WikiLeaks reveals

Band said the pal revealed that Chelsea had told one of George W. Bush's daughters that she was looking into transfers of money from the Clinton Global Initiative to the Clinton Foundation . Podesta replied, " You are perfecting your skills for un...

Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

The Iraqi forces began their operation October 17 and are trying to push deeper into the city, which is the militants' last urban bastion in Iraq. "The coalition and Turkey will work together on the long-term plan for seizing, holding and governing...

Will Neither Defend Nor Criticise FBI Decision on Clinton, Says White House

On Friday, FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to congress informing them that new emails are being looked into as part of the investigation into Clinton's private email server that concluded back in July . Your jobs will continue to leave MI...

Pakistani court denies bail to National Geographic's famed 'Afghan girl'

This comes as the Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan said Monday that Gula will likely be released on bail on Wednesday. They have been charged under sections 409, 419, 420, 468, 471 and 109 of Pakistan Panel Code, Section 5 (2) of Prevention of Corrupt...

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars among 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' performers

This will be the first time Gaga has ever performed at the show, and it's also the first time the runway was set in Paris - and we can't wait to see what other surprises they have in store for us. Lady Gaga recently released her fifth studio album J...

New Hillary Clinton ad hits Donald Trump as misogynist, highlights assault allegations

The poll also registered a seven point decline for Mrs Clinton in the share of likely voters who are strongly enthusiastic about her. Mrs Clinton defended her husband, lashing back: "I'm sick and exhausted of the negative, dark, divisive, unsafe vi...

Turkey detains opposition newspaper editor, managers

The phrase "We will not surrender" was emblazoned in black on " Cumhuriyet's " masthead on Tuesday, one day after its editor-in-chief and at least 10 other staff members were detained in a series of police raids. Cumhuriyet columnist Ayse Yildirim s...

Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State Dept.

Kadzik likely was referencing a brief submitted on May 18 in which the State Department proposed releasing 55,000 pages of Clinton's emails in January 2016. In 1998, Kadzik represented Podesta when independent counsel Kenneth Starr was investigatin...

Obamas shake a leg on Michael Jackson's hit 'Thriller' for Halloween event

President Obama's tweets will also be archived at NARA and will be available in a similar way as all Presidential records are, notes Gizmodo. Photos show the Yellow Oval Room; the Treaty Room, where Obama retreats late at night to read briefing mat...

Kim Kardashian Makes Low-Key Return To Social Media

With amost 50 million Twitter followers and almost 90 million folowers on Instagram , the reality star can't afford to keep off of social media for too long as its a big part of how she makes a living and expands her celebrity. The third is a lin...

Iraqi Elite Forces, Kurdish Fighters In Fresh Push Toward Mosul

French warplanes and artillery are involved in the multi-pronged battle for Mosul. Islamic State militants have deployed suicide auto bombs and fired mortar rounds to slow down the advance of Iraqi troops outside a key town near the militant-held c...

Tassie mum relieved after son found in Malaysian jungle

He survived by eating wild ferns in the last few days and drinking plenty of fresh water. Gaskell was flown out of Mulu by helicopter and arrived at the Miri Hospital's emergency ward earlier today. Miri Fire and Rescue Department Air Unit deput...

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...