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Frances McDormand joins double Oscar winners club

Frances McDormand has made her name playing combative, long-suffering women like the rage-filled, grieving mother she portrays in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” a role that earned her a second Oscar on Sunday.

Boeing says it has Trump deal on Air Force One planes

Boeing said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to build future Air Force One planes after addressing Donald Trump's criticism over hefty costs associated with the presidential aircraft.

Kenya’s Dickson Chumba wins Tokyo Marathon

Kenya’s Dickson Chumba cruised to victory at the Tokyo Marathon, beating Japan’s Yuta Shitara who set a national record on Sunday.

Michelle Obama’s memoir for release in November

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, BECOMING, will be published in North America on November 13 and will appear simultaneously in 24 languages worldwide.

The sun to be cooler by 2050 – study

Based on the cooling spiral of recent solar cycles, scientists from University of California, San Diego believe the next “grand-minimum” is just decades away, during which the Sun will be seven per cent cooler.

US patrol officer injured in Canadian premier Justin Trudeau motorcade mishap

A California state police officer escorting a motorcade carrying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was injured when his motorcycle collided with a passenger car, US news media reported.

Micheal Jackson was a thief – Quincy Jones

This has to be the most shocking news of the year and probably for a long time.

Nigerian mum with £500K hospital bill in UK says she can’t pay

A Nigerian mum, who delivered quadruplets prematurely in Britain and who has racked up a bill of £500,000 in one of the largest hospitals, said she will be unable to pay.

State of the Union: Donald Trump urges unity, insists on border wall

U.S. President Donald Trump urged lawmakers on Tuesday to work toward bipartisan compromises, but pushed a hard line on immigration, insisting on a border wall and other concessions from Democrats as part of any deal to protect the children of illegal immigrants.

Nigeria’s first bobsled team running for pride and legacy

Seun Adigun told herself her athletic career was done after she ran her last race at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. But for some reason, she couldn't bring herself to tell the world.

Tens of thousands take to US streets for Women’s March

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of US cities on Saturday for a second Women’s March opposing President Donald Trump on the first anniversary of his inauguration.

Michael Phelps: I contemplated suicide

Michael Phelps has revealed that he has battled severe anxiety and depression for much of his life.

Bastian Schweinsteiger re-signs with the Chicago Fire for the 2018 season

Bastian Schweinsteiger has signed a new contract with the Chicago Fire, the MLS outfit confirmed Wednesday night.

Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens

Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests.


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Vladimir Putin has dismissed claims that Russia was behind the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal as "nonsense".

Ex-Governor Peter Obi: No hope for Nigeria unless we get our politics right

“This is critical because, for any society, if you get most things right and your politics is wrong, everything will go wrong,” Obi said.

Federal government to electrify over 39,000 shops in Ariaria, 3000 in Sabon Gari markets

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets Aba in Abia before the end of the year.

18 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

No fewer than 18 persons were feared dead in an accident involving a Ford Explorer SUV and a Mazda bus at Alapako area on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Sunday.

George Weah’s son earns first senior call-up as US names youthful squad

Paris Saint-Germain's Timothy Weah has received his first call-up to the United States national team, as caretaker manager Dave Sarachan continues his youth movement by naming a 22-player squad for the March 27 friendly against Paraguay.

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America’s romance with Taiwan angers China

Angry China has lodged “stern representation’’ with the U.S. condemning the President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.

Jurgen Klopp: How Liverpool can beat Manchester City in Champions League

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can overcome Manchester City in their Champions League quarterfinal tie if his players impose their "specific style" and are "brave" across two legs.

12,981 journalists to cover Russian presidential election

A total of 12,981 local and foreign journalists from 2,416 media outlets will cover the Russian presidential election schedule for Sunday, the Russian Central Election Commission’s (CEC) data showed.

#BBNaija: Tobi, Miracle, Teddy A, others up for eviction

Eight housemates are up for possible eviction, following the dissolution of the `strategic partnership’ by Biggie, owner of BBNaija `Double Wahala’ house.

Bauchi government mourns death of Senator Ali Wakili

Bauchi state government has expressed shock at the death of Senator Ali Wakili who until his death in the morning of Saturday represented Bauchi South Senatorial District at the Senate.