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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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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...