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Trump defends Puerto Rico effort, but his tweets draw new criticism

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended US efforts to bring relief to storm-battered Puerto Rico, even as one island official said Trump was trying to gloss over "things that are not going well."

70,000 urged to evacuate as dam fails in Puerto Rico

Some 70,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes Friday after a rain-swollen dam in Puerto Rico failed in the latest disaster caused by Hurricane Maria.

Rescuers scour storm-hit Texas for victims left in Harvey’s wake

One week after monster storm Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast, rescue workers on Friday were scouring storm-ravaged southeast Texas for victims trapped in their flooded homes, even as some towns finally found slight relief as waters receded.

Texas flood toll mounts amid chemical blast fears

New proof of the devastation wrought by monster storm Harvey emerged Wednesday as the bodies of six family members were plucked from receding waters in Texas and flooding triggered fears of a chemical explosion near Houston.

One dead in Texas after Harvey wreaks havoc, more floods feared

Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas as category 4

A mammoth storm off the coast of Texas strenghtened to a category four hurricane on Friday as the US state and surrounding areas braced for what officials warned would be a "major disaster".

‘Disaster’ looms as Hurricane Harvey bears down on Texas

Hundreds of thousands of people in Texas and Louisiana were urged Friday to flee the path of Hurricane Harvey as the Gulf Coast braced for the most dangerous storm to hit the US mainland in over a decade.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane make African Player of the Year award...

The Confederation of African Football has announced the top three shortlists for the 2017 African Player of the Year with Victor Moses not making the cut.

Arab envoys urge India to clarify position on Jerusalem

Some Arab ambassadors on Monday asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, diplomatic sources said on Monday.

Judge, lawyer raise concern over drugs addictions among Kebbi youths

A Federal High Court Judge, in Kebbi State, Justice Simeo Amoboda and a Kano State-based constitutional lawyer, Barr. Rilwanu Umar, have urged law enforcement agencies to beam their searchlights on the dealers of hard drugs in the state to reduce their usages among youths.

Sarah Palin’s son Track arrested in Alaska

The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska.

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Bayern Munich to sue German paper over Bernd Leno’s transfer rumours

Bayern Munich have threatened a German newspaper with legal action after the Bundesliga leaders were linked with a January move for Bernd Leno.

Ikoyi cash whistleblower jets out of Nigeria after receiving N421 million

The Federal Government, yesterday, paid N421 million to the Ikoyi whistle blower, who provided information leading to the discovery of $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million at No. 16 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Ooni of Ife eulogises President Buhari at 75

The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday anniversary, describing him as an incorruptible leader driven by uncommon discipline.

I’m not an actor – Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has defended his comments in his post-match interview following Sunday's Merseyside derby and insists he didn't use any words he'd "take back".

Wilfred Ndidi’s red card was harsh – Claude Puel

Leicester City manager Claude Puel claimed sending Wilfred Ndidi off was a harsh decision.