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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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'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

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Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...

Trump Says He Has Not Considered Firing Mueller, Contradicting Himself

Trump Says He Has Not Considered Firing Mueller, Contradicting Himself

Long-time political consultant and lobbyist Paul Manafort is being investigated for money laundering and has been targeted as someone who might testify against former colleague...

African Migrants Take New Risks for Better Life in Europe

African Migrants Take New Risks for Better Life in Europe

IOM spokesman Joel Millman said he believes that migrants taking the long route towards Italy via the Sahara and Libya - many of whom are from West Africa - are now choosing to tak...

Eric Bolling Suing HuffPo Journalist Over Lewd Photo Allegation

Eric Bolling Suing HuffPo Journalist Over Lewd Photo Allegation

In a summons filed Wednesday in NY state court, Bolling accused Ali of trying to damage his reputation through "highly reckless publication of actionable false and misleading ...

Rising Temperatures Stretch Into Thursday

Rising Temperatures Stretch Into Thursday

The weekend will feature more rain chances, especially for Sunday , with high temperatures staying in the lower 80s. Although it's mainly dry, a shower or thunderstorm could also...