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President Donald Trump has been a long-time climate change denier, suggesting that the concept was “created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.”

Donald Trump admits climate change not a hoax

President Donald Trump has been a long-time climate change denier, suggesting that the concept was “created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.” But, in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes last night he backed away slightly from these claims, saying he no longer believes the warming of the planet is a hoax.
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 threatens Saudi Arabia over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi

US President Donald Trump has said Saudi Arabia could be behind the disappearance of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and warned Washington would inflict “severe punishment” if he was murdered.
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CNN founder Ted Turner battling brain disease

The cable news network founder Ted Turner, in a yet-to-be-aired interview with CBS, revealed that he was suffering from a brain disease known as Lewy body dementia.
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Emmy Awards 2018: List of nominees in key categories

Here is a list of the nominees in key categories for the 70th Emmy Awards, which will be handed out in Los Angeles on Monday.
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Mike Pence denies discussions to depose Donald Trump took place

US Vice President Mike Pence has denied discussions to remove President Donald Trump from office took place, rejecting claims made in a New York Times opinion piece authored by an unidentified White House official.

Operators back new central bank real sector support facility

Some private sector operators have said the real sector support facility (RSSF) introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will help boost investment and provide low cost funding for businesses.

Central bank unveils terms for long-term credit to agric, manufacturing sectors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday unveiled terms for long-term credits to key sectors of the economy to boost real sector growth.

Central bank prohibits trading, loan refinancing in new credit scheme

Also, it stressed that refinancing of existing loans is prohibited for funding under the programme, saying that any attempt to falsify information would also attract severe sanctions.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin wait ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an "extraordinary relationship" and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world./ AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

Donald Trump says he told Vladimir Putin ‘we can’t have meddling’ in US vote

Under fire as siding with the Kremlin, President Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that he told Russian leader Vladimir Putin firmly during their summit in Helsinki that the United States would not tolerate meddling in its elections.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Donald Trump hails ‘very good start’ with Vladimir Putin at first summit

Indeed, some domestic critics wanted the Helsinki summit called off entirely after 12 Russian military agents were indicted under a long-running probe into Moscow’s alleged manipulation of the 2016 US elections.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Trump-Putin: What they have said about each other

The much-anticipated summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Monday comes after years of mutual compliments and backslapping, despite growing strains in US-Russian relations.

UK royal wedding attracts over 29m viewers in US

Britain’s royal wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and U.S. actress Meghan Markle attracted over 29 million TV viewers in the U. S. and 6.9 million interactions on social network, according to ratings issued Sunday by U.S. information and measurement company Nielsen Media Research.

US envoy to UN disapproves of Donald Trump’s ‘communication style’

United States Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said Donald Trump’s ‘communication style’ has made her uncomfortable, and has proven to have complicated relationships in the diplomatic sphere.

Porn actress says she was threatened to keep silent on Trump fling

Porn actress Stormy Daniels said she was threatened in a bid to keep her silent about her alleged fling with Donald Trump, which she detailed in a highly-anticipated primetime TV interview broadcast Sunday.

Porn actress to talk about alleged Donald Trump affair in TV interview

Porn actress Stormy Daniels will on Sunday sit for a highly-anticipated interview that could shed new light on the affair she says she had with Donald Trump a decade before his election as president.

Donald Trump blasts Oprah Winfrey over CBS 60 Minutes episode

U.S. President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes programme and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.

Donald Trump wants Oprah Winfrey challenge in 2020 election

President Donald Trump has challenged TV host Oprah Winfrey to contest the U.S. 2020 presidential election.

France’s Emmanuel Macron calls for ‘much stronger mobilisation’ on climate

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called for stronger action in the fight against climate change, as he hosted world leaders for talks two years to the day since the Paris agreement.

Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10

More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through through California’s wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

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Washington responded with calm determination as former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges of murdering George Floyd, ending a trial that has put the country on edge as it confronts the realities of racial injustice and police violence.

Washington reacts to verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Washington responded with calm determination as former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges of murdering George Floyd, ending a trial that has put the country on edge as it confronts the realities of racial injustice and police violence.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Kaduna: Gunmen attack Green Field university, abduct students

An unidentified number of students of Green Field University located along the Abuja-Kaduna highway have been abducted when armed men attacked the school.

LASIEC fixes Lagos council polls for July 24

Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, has tentatively fixed the conduct of elections in the 20 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the state for July 24, 2021, as clearly stated by the 1999 Nigerian Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate in heated debate over livestock control bill

The Senate at plenary yesterday had a heated debate on a Bill for an Act to provide for the National Livestock Bureau to ensure protection, control and management of livestock, registration and cattle rustling in the country.
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Arsene Wenger: Super League was a ‘weapon’ to get more out of UEFA

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the Super League was doomed from the start and that it was only created as a "strategic weapon to get more out of UEFA".

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Achraf Hakimi has expressed his willingness to continue his stay with Serie A side Inter Milan for a very ‘long time’.

Achraf Hakimi hopes to stay at Inter Milan ‘for a long time’

Achraf Hakimi has expressed his willingness to continue his stay with Serie A side Inter Milan for a very ‘long time’.
Super Falcons won their second group game at the Turkish Women’s Cup and they were even more impressive today against Uzbekistan than they were in their opening game against CSKA Moscow.

Super Falcons drop one place on latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Falcons dropped one spot in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world soccer governing body on Friday.

9mobile offers cloud-based solutions for lecturers, students

The partnership with MyClassConnect, a cloud-based single educational technology platform that facilitates both virtual and physical learning efficiency in higher institutions in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa, is another avenue 9mobile is exploring to continue to provide innovative options for the academic community to continue teaching and learning while keeping safe during and after the pandemic.
Bishop David Oyedepo, President of the Living Faith Church Worldwide has warned that people should stop accusing pastors of stealing money, to avoid God’s wrath.

Bishop Oyedepo: Forcing people to take coronavirus vaccine immoral

Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, has vowed not to take COVID-19 vaccine, saying that forcing people to take the vaccine is immoral.
Kelechi Nwakali ended his lifelong wait for Alcorcon in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Real Oviedo.

Spanish Segunda: Kelechi Nwakali scores again as Alcorcon boost survival chance after away win

Kelechi Nwakali got on the score sheet again as he helped Alcorcon boost their survival chance with a 3-1 win at Lugo, in the Spanish second division on Saturday.