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Donald Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital — a historic decision that overturns decades of US policy and risks triggering a fresh spasm of violence in the Middle East.

Judge to rule if Donald Trump can be sued, in sex harassment case

A New York judge began hearing arguments on the issue Tuesday and must decide whether Summer Zervos, who accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment, can pursue the case in civil court.

International warnings as Trump delays Jerusalem decision

International leaders warned US President Donald Trump Tuesday that he risked outraging Muslims and jeopardising Middle East peace efforts if he recognized Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and moved the US embassy there.

US calls for return to civilian government in Zimbabwe

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Friday for a return to civilian rule in Zimbabwe, saying the country has a chance to put itself on a "new path" amid signs longtime authoritarian President Robert Mugabe will be forced from power in a bloodless coup.

US attorney general vows quick decision on Clinton prosecutor

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed Tuesday to decide quickly whether to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's alleged mishandling of classified materials when she was secretary of state.

US Justice Department mulls special prosecutor to probe Clinton Foundation

The US Justice Department has asked prosecutors to examine alleged misconduct at the Clinton Foundation and the controversial Obama-era sale of a uranium firm to Russia, according to a letter obtained by broadcaster NBC.

Donald Trump meets with Japan’s Emperor Akihito

US President Donald Trump did not bow when he met Japan’s emperor on Monday. Instead, Trump stooped and slightly tilted his head as a gesture of respect to the 83-year-old leader.

Former US President Jimmy Carter offers self for North Korea visit

A former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, has indicated willingness to travel to North Korea in a bid to help diffuse the growing tension between the U.S. and North Korea.

Trump flunks history test on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump was clearly off the track in blaming a trio of his predecessors for failing to rein in North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un.

Obama begins lucrative career as Wall Street speaker

Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.

It’s time to abolish the Electoral College – Clinton

Hillary Clinton told CNN on Wednesday that it is time to abolish the Electoral College, part of a sweeping interview where the former Democratic nominee sought to explain why she lost the 2016 election.

Trump renews threat to scrap NAFTA

“We are in the NAFTA (worst trade deal ever made) renegotiation process with Mexico & Canada. Both being very difficult, may have to terminate?” he wrote.

Diana’s death: Week of grief shakes the monarchy

Twenty years ago on August 31, 1997, Britain's Princess Diana died in a high-speed car crash in Paris.

David Letterman back from retirement at 70 with new talk show

David Letterman is coming out of retirement with a new talk show, two years after ending his 33-year-long stint at CBS.

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Manchester City are lucky – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho insists Manchester City are "lucky", and says his Manchester United side were denied a clear penalty in their 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford.

Nobel Peace Prize winners sound nuclear warning on North Korea tensions

The winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on Sunday warned mankind's destruction is just one "impulsive tantrum away" as the United States and North Korea exchange warlike threats over the nation's nuclear tests.

Capital market operators seek single license from CBN, SEC

The capital market operators on Sunday called on the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, to grant them single dealing license to access discount window.

Nigerian capital market issuances hit N1.55trn in September – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday said that the total value of issuances in the Nigerian capital market amounted to N1.55 trillion in September.

Nicolas Otamendi wins derby to fire Manchester City 11 points clear

Manchester United's defensive deficiencies gifted Pep Guardiola's Manchester City a 2-1 derby victory on Sunday that allowed them to establish a massive 11-point lead in the Premier League.

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Israel, Turkey leaders trade insults over US Jerusalem decision

Relations between Israel and Turkey took a bitter turn Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism, days after the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Some 9mobile MiFi subscribers on Monday expressed concern over the depletion of their data in addition to the rising costs of the data bundle.

Man gets N50,000 bail for allegedly stealing N8000 shirts

A 22-year-old man, Jamiu Habeeb, who allegedly stole 10 shirts worth N8000 from a trader, Mohammed Isah, was on Friday in Lagos granted a N50,000 bail.

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