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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State was believed to have been killed in a raid on Saturday by US Special Operation Forces in Syria.

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ‘killed’ in US raid

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State was believed to have been killed in a raid on Saturday by US Special Operation Forces in Syria.
Turkish and U.S. troops meet on the Turkish-Syrian border for a joint U.S.-Turkey patrol in northern Syria, as it is pictured from near the Turkish town of Akcakale, Turkey, September 8, 2019.

US military troops cross into Iraq from Syria

The news agency said the troops traveled over the Sahela border to Iraq's northern province of Dohuk.
New York police officers secure a crime scene outside a club after a shooting in Brooklyn on October 12, 2019. – At least four people died and three were wounded in a shooting at a social club in New York eary Saturday, police said. No one has been arrested over the shooting, which took place in Brooklyn, and the motive and exact circumstances are not known, a New York police official told AFP. The local affiliate of ABC News described the place where the shooting took place as an after-hours club. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

At least four dead in NYC shooting

No one has been arrested over the shooting, which took place in Brooklyn, and the motive and exact circumstances are not known, a New York police official told AFP.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump impeachment probe: Second whistleblower emerges

A second whistleblower has come forward in the impeachment case against United States President Donald Trump, according to lawyers representing the first one.
A rare, two-headed snake, with one shared body has been found by two herpetologists in New Jersey, United States.

Two-headed snake found in America

Double-Dave, as the snake is now called, by the finders, is a baby rattlesnake, just a few weeks old and about 9 inches (23 centimeters) long, according to a recent segment on ABC News.
Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.

Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump’s controversial transgender troop ban takes effect

US President Donald Trump’s controversial ban on transgender Americans in the military comes into force on Friday following a protracted legal battle.
Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, archbishop of Lyon, arrives for his trial on Monday. Emmanuel Foudrot-Reuters

Cardinal faces trial in France’s biggest church sex abuse case

A Catholic cardinal and five other people went on trial Monday, accused of covering up for a paedophile priest who abused Boy Scouts — France’s most important church sex abuse case to date.
President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday.

Michael Cohen: Donald Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong

President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday.
President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Associated Press)

Donald Trump accused of inciting violence after bombs are sent to Barack Obama, Hillary...

Critics of Donald Trump accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures that are loathed by the president’s supporters.

Family sues doctor over Prince’s opioid addiction

The family of the late US musician, Prince, is suing his doctor over claims he failed to treat him for an opioid addiction.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton. Bloomberg

Top Donald Trump adviser arrives for talks in Israel

US President Donald Trump's national security adviser arrived in Israel on Sunday for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a time of shared concerns over Syria, Iran and the Gaza Strip.
Omarosa Manigault Newman

White House considers legal action against former aide over release of secret recording

The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering using legal instruments to penalise Omarosa Manigault-Newman, Trump’s former aide, to stop her releasing a recording she made in the White House Situation Room to the general public.
Michael Cohen exiting the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Getty Images

Donald Trump ex-lawyer hints could flip against US president

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, facing potential arrest in New York, has declared his first loyalty is to his family and the country, signaling a willingness to cooperate with prosecutors against the president.

Pakistani terrorist leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in drone strike

The Pakistani terrorist leader who ordered the assassination of Malala Yousafzai has been killed in a drone strike, Afghan officials say.

Nude gunman kills three at US restaurant

A nude gunman shot dead three people and injured at least four more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police said.

Donald Trump: James Comey’s ‘memos’ are self serving, fake!

Donald Trump launched into another furious Twitter tirade against James Comey on Sunday, hours before the broadcast of an extended interview with the fired former FBI director and with a memoir detailing his interactions with the president soon to hit US bookstores.

Donald Trump demands prosecution of ex-FBI chief James Comey

US President Donald Trump called for the prosecution of former FBI chief James Comey on Friday, unleashing a vitriolic response to the lawman’s tell-all memoir.

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Porsche gets 30,000 down payments for new electric car

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World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
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Rinsola Babajide’s brace sends Liverpool to next round of English Super Cup

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.