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Fifteen dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea

At least 21 refugees and migrants drowned on Friday and up to nine others were missing after a Europe-bound boat sunk off Turkey's Black Sea coast, the Turkish coast guard said.

US deploys warships for hurricane-hit Texas

The Pentagon has identified two warships, hundreds of vehicles, dozens of aircraft and more than 400 troops that could be made available to respond to emergencies for hurricane relief in the next 24 hours in the Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Texas.

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.

Trump signs memo banning transgender troops

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a memo effectively barring transgender people from joining the US military, but left the fate of those already serving up to the Pentagon.

North Korea’s talk of revenge is no threat – Guam gov

Gov. Eddie Calvo of Guam said on Wednesday North Korea’s warning of a possible missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory was no threat.

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Akwa United coach Abdu Maikaba satisfied with MFM draw amid tight schedule

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Chelsea will be back after loss to West Ham – Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte is confident his Chelsea players have the character to bounce back from their miserable defeat to West Ham when they face Huddersfield Town today.

Governor Aregbesola charges Nigerian parents to practice family planning

Osun state Governor Rauf Aregbesola wants parents in the country to adopt any form of family planning recommended for them by medical practitioners.

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2019: Imo Assembly endorses Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law for governor

Crisis brewing in the Imo State House of assembly may have escalated following the Assembly’s endorsement of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, as a governorship aspirant in 2019.

Mohamed Salah’s armada gets Liverpool shipshape

Mohamed Salah has hogged the headlines this season, but as Liverpool's 5-1 demolition of Brighton and Hove Albion demonstrated, he is but one component in a scintillating attacking armada.

French rocker Johnny Hallyday to be buried on Caribbean island

The family of late French rocker Johnny Hallyday prepared Sunday to bury him on the Caribbean island of St Barts, a millionaire's paradise where the singer had a holiday home.

2019: Imo Assembly denies endorsing Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law for governor

The crisis rocking the Imo State House of Assembly may be far from over as the Speaker, Dr. Acho Ihim, has distanced the lawmakers from the recent endorsement of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, as the next governor of the state by 2019.

NYSC begs Governor Aregbesola to support corps members with extra pay

The National Youth Service Corps has appealed to the Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, to start paying allowances to corps members deployed to the state in order to ease their transport problems.