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Voters rebuff Donald Trump in Virginia, New Jersey

U.S. Democrats won the governorship races in Virginia and New Jersey and the mayoral race in New York on Tuesday, dealing a major blow to President Donald Trump.

Tillerson keeps distance from Trump’s race row stance

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended American values on Sunday after a UN panel criticized the official response to racist violence but conspicuously declined to speak for President Donald Trump.

Texas varsity removes ‘white supremacy’ statues overnight

The University of Texas at Austin removed the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus on Monday, saying they had become symbols of white supremacy and that they were taken down overnight to avoid confrontations.

Donald Trump slams removal of Confederate statues

Donald Trump has said US history and culture is being "ripped apart" by the removal of statues.

FBI probes white supremacists violence in Charlottesville

The FBI and the Virginian police will investigate on Sunday the violence in Charlottesville, stemming from a white nationalist rally a day earlier that killed one person, injured more than 30, and challenged President Donald Trump’s leadership.

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Indian police arrest businessman for mid-air molestation of 17-year-old actress

Indian police have arrested a 39-year-old businessman for the alleged molestating of a teen Bollywood actress aboard a flight from Delhi to Mumbai.

NYSC vocational programme viable instrument to solve economy crisis – Governor Bagudu

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has said that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)’s Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED), a vocational programme of the scheme, is a viable instrument of resolving economy depression in Nigeria.

Heathrow airport faces flight delays, cancellations over heavy snowfall

A number of flights were delayed and cancelled at the Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom over a heavy snowfall, the airport’s press service said in a statement.

Haze: FRSC urges motorists to be more cautious

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists to drive more cautiously due to the change in weather conditions in most parts of the country.

Manchester City can’t get complacent – Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne revelled in Manchester City's "big win" over rivals Manchester United, though he insisted the runaway Premier League leaders cannot afford to be complacent.

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Turkish President Recep Erdogan calls Israel terrorist state

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described Israel as a “terrorist state” Sunday and vowed to use “all means to fight” against the US recognition of Jerusalem as the country’s capital.

9Mobile MiFi subscribers lament depletion of data

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

Boko Haram’s plot to bomb Abuja, others real – Police

The police have said the plot by Boko Haram to bomb the Federal Capital Territory and six other states is real.

Thou shall not underrate Atiku

For years, he was rejected at the polls and given a tag that demarketed him among the electorate. His opponents said they knew how to get people to vote

World Cup: Good football not names will decide Group D’s fate – Victor Moses

Super Eagles attacking midfielder Victor Moses said there wasn’t any reason for Nigeria to be jittery over the Group D pairings of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.