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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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Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The New York Times and Washington Post both reported Saturday FBI special agent Peter Strzok - who played key roles in the FBI's initial Russian Federation investigation, ...

Time for US Military Families to Leave S. Korea: Sen. Lindsey Graham

Trump is "staging an extremely unsafe nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula", a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a written statement that also calls Trump a "nuclear demon" and...

Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI , becoming the first Trump White House official to face c...

Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas

The first lady's theme is "Time-Honored Traditions", a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion. "We pray that our country will be a place where every ...

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Haley called on all nations to "cut off all ties with North Korea" and specifically highlighted China's influence over the rogue regime during an emergency meeting of the UN Secur...

Trump Calls Acquittal in Sanctuary City Murder `Disgraceful'

Garcia Zarate was charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the death of Steinle, a 32-year-old Pleasanton native and San F...

Philly rocked by 4.4 magnitude quake in Delaware

A rare quake jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast on Thursday evening, prompting some to flee offices and homes, but causing no serious damage or injuries. The Univers...

White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

The ouster of Mr. Tillerson would end a turbulent reign at the State Department for the former Exxon Mobil chief executive, who has been largely marginalized over the a year ago ...

Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up

It left their names, email addresses, and mobile phone numbers exposed. Now, after some further digging, it seems that 2.7 million of those affected were Uber customers from the UK...

Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed's release, United States warns of repercussions

Saeed was put under house arrest after the Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 but he was freed by court in 2009. On Saturday, the White House said there would be repercuss...

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Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

These airlines resumed Bali flights on Sunday morning, according to Reuters. According to the Volcanic Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) system, winds carried the ash in a...

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

He had come home on leave. "His bullet-riddled body was found in Wothmula village of Shopian", he said, adding that investigations are on into the killing. Rajesh Kalia said. Meh...

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags at Texas Department of Public Safety facilities statewide to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Trooper Damon Allen ...

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

Farmers there harvest more than 4 million trees per year, shipping them across the USA and as far as Japan. Fast forward to 2017, the supply isn't as plentiful as it's been in y...

Q2 Weather: Wind and warm temperatures highlight Thanksgiving weather

Q2 Weather: Wind and warm temperatures highlight Thanksgiving weather

Plan on dry and unusually warm weather for Thanksgiving . Southwesterly winds gusting to about 25 miles per hour will shift to the northwest late in the day as a cold front passe...