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Woman kills her two children with rat posion

A 12-member jury in Guyana has found Awena Rutherford, 25, guilty of killing two of her children through poisoning.

Music industry hails Jay-Z before Grammys

Jay-Z, who once boycotted the Grammys as biased against hip-hop, was hailed Saturday by the music industry’s power brokers ahead of the latest awards where he leads nominations.

Apartment fire kills 12, injures several others in New York

A fire tore through an apartment building in New York’s borough of the Bronx late Thursday, killing at least 12 people including a child and leaving four others critically injured, the mayor said.

FIFA trial: New York jury acquits former Peru soccer boss Manuel Burga

A US jury on Tuesday acquitted a Peruvian former soccer boss at the FIFA corruption trial in New York, just days after convicting two South American co-defendants.

New York bomb suspect charged with ‘terror’

The suspect arrested after a bomb attack in New York on Monday has been charged with terror offences and possession of a weapon.

Terrorism offenders deserve death penalty – Donald Trump

Individuals, convicted of terrorism charges, deserve “the strongest penalty allowed by law,” including death penalty, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday.

Talk of mega bribes and throat-slashing gestures at FIFA trial

A trial exposing rampant corruption in the business of world football ended a day of testimony Wednesday with a defendant accused of making throat-slashing gestures to intimidate a key witness.

FIFA bribery trial to kick off in New York

The FIFA corruption trial is to get underway with opening statements in New York on Monday, two and a half years after US prosecutors unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world soccer.

FIFA corruption trial to begin in New York

The bribery trial of three South American ex-officials is to kick off in New York on Monday, two and a half years after US prosecutors unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world soccer.

Hillary Clinton cheated in 2016 Democratic primaries – party official

Explosive revelations by a top Democratic operative that the 2016 primaries were tipped in Hillary Clinton’s favour have convulsed the party as it struggles to rebuild, and whipped up accusations of cheating from President Donald Trump.

Online shoppers prefer brick-and-mortar grocery stores

Most U.S. shoppers are fiercely loyal to local food stores, calling them better than online options, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that raises questions about how much Amazon.com’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the supermarket business.

Charles Bradley passes on

Charles Bradley, whose late-blossoming career was built on fiery performances that evoked his idol, James Brown, is dead.

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli jailed after Clinton threat

Martin Shkreli was sent to jail on Wednesday after a US judge revoked the bail of the former pharmaceutical executive over a threat aimed at Hillary Clinton -- which he insists was a joke.


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China says resolutely opposed to new US law on ties with Taiwan

China’s Foreign Ministry says there is “resolute opposition” to President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.

PFN deputy chief laments worsening living condition of Nigerians

Vice President, South South, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Bishiop Simeon Okah, has lamented the worsening living condition of the average Nigerian.

Nigerian senators’ pay causes outrage

Angry Nigerians and stakeholders are calling for the immediate review of the jumbo and outrageous monthly take home of lawmakers, especially senators.

MFM FC crash out of CAF Champions League

Lagos-based MFM FC were on Saturday handed the heaviest defeat in their history as they were walloped 0-6 by MC Algers in the second leg of the CAF Champions League in Algiers.

Sterling bank takes financial literacy to Imo, hosts Lagos schools

Sterling Bank Plc has taken its financial inclusion drive to the next level with the training of over 20,000 secondary school students nationwide, to mark the 2018 edition of the Financial Literacy Day.

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Police arrest herdsman for murder of 16 villagers

Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsmen, Muhammadu Musa Bimini, with a military AK47 rifle, in connection with a bloody attack that claimed the lives of 16 persons in Daffo district of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang frustrated by Europa League rule

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits he has been left frustrated by UEFA regulations which prevent him from playing in the Europa League.

Report: Emirates airhostess who fell from plane dies

An Emirates Arline hostess, who fell from the emergency door of a parked aeroplane at Entebbe airport in Uganda, has reportedly died.

Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets out with toe injury

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets will be out for around three weeks with a fractured toe and faces a race to be fit for next month’s Champions League quarter-finals.

Kremlin rejects ‘unfounded accusations’, ultimatums over poisoning row

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman on Wednesday rejected Britain's "unfounded accusations" and "ultimatums" over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.