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US cities brace for raids on illegal immigrants

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities – known as ICE – is expected to focus on large cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Houston and will seek to pick up migrants who have received final orders of removal from an immigration judge.
R&B superstar R. Kelly denied allegations he sexually abused women and girls in his first public comments since being indicted last month.

R.Kelly arrested again for child pornography

Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly is in deep trouble after being arrested again on US federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials.

US slaps anti-subsidy duties on fabricated structural steel from China, Mexico

The U.S. has introduced preliminary anti-subsidy duties on fabricated structural steel from China and Mexico.
Mexico’s Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give his side a 1-0 win over the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday.

Mexico beat USA to capture Gold Cup title

Mexico’s Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give his side a 1-0 win over the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump: Deportations of undocumented migrants to begin after July 4

“We will be removing large numbers of people… starting sometime after July 4,” Trump said, having earlier noted that the deportations would begin “unless we do something pretty miraculous.”
Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, was spat on by a waitress as he visited a popular upscale bar in Chicago Tuesday night during his visit to the city, but declined to press charges against the woman, according to The Trump Organization.

Donald Trump’s son alleges he was spat on in Florida, woman arrested

Eric Trump, the son of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Wednesday, alleged he was spat on as he visited a popular upscale bar in Chicago.
Brie Larson and stunt doubles (L-R) Ingrid Kleinig and Joanna Bennett

‘Avengers’ dominates MTV awards as Larsen honours stunt doubles

Box office-busting “Avengers: Endgame” dominated the MTV Movie and TV Awards Monday, as “Captain Marvel” star Brie Larsen led tributes to real-life heroines by ceding the spotlight to her stunt doubles.
Germany legend Bastian Schweinsteiger says he left Manchester United for Chicago Fire in 2017 because he could not imagine playing for another club in Europe.

Bastian Schweinsteiger: Bayern Munich, Manchester United the only European teams I could play for

Germany legend Bastian Schweinsteiger says he left Manchester United for Chicago Fire in 2017 because he could not imagine playing for another club in Europe.
Obama Presidential Center

Court hearing commences on fate of Obama Presidential Centre

A federal judge will hear final arguments on Tuesday in a lawsuit that could determine the fate of the Obama Presidential Centre in Chicago.
THE CITY of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack.

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January

The City of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack.
Boeing 737 Max Airliners

Boeing 737 jetliners face new safety warning

Over 310 Boeing 737 jets contain 148 potentially defective parts and may need to be replaced, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday, a safety warning that comes as the Chicago-based manufacturer continues to work to try to lift an international grounding of its recent update to the fleet.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Oba Ogunwusi to attend Yoruba Cultural Festival in Chicago

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has agreed to be the royal father during the maiden edition of the Yoruba Cultural Heritage Festival taking place in Chicago, United States of America, in September. The...
FILE PHOTO- Actor Jussie Smollett leaves court after charges against him were dropped by state prosecutors in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. March 26, 2019. REUTERS-Kamil Krzaczynski

Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett

New documents on the Jussie Smollett case released Thursday show that prosecutors told Chicago police detectives that a possible deal with the “Empire” actor was in the works a month before charges against him were dropped.
R&B superstar R. Kelly denied allegations he sexually abused women and girls in his first public comments since being indicted last month.

R. Kelly charged with fresh counts of sexual assault

American singer Robert Sylvester Kelly, known by his stage name, R. Kelly, has been charged with additional criminal counts involving a victim he allegedly abused sexually 10 years ago.

Researchers generate antibodies to Ebola virus disease

In a breakthrough that could lead to a simple and inexpensive test for Ebola virus disease, researchers have generated two antibodies to the deadly virus.
Oluremi Adeleye, a 73 nanny convicted of murder in the U.S. for force-feeding baby milk has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Nigerian nanny bags 15 years imprisonment over baby’s death

Oluremi Adeleye, a 73 nanny convicted of murder in the U.S. for force-feeding baby milk has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
A powerful explosion ripped through a chemical plant in Illinois injuring four people, with three others still unaccounted for, fire officials said Saturday.

Powerful blast rocks Illinois chemical plant

A powerful explosion ripped through a chemical plant in Illinois injuring four people, with three others still unaccounted for, fire officials said Saturday.
Austin Jones

YouTube celebrity gets 10-year jail term for child porn

A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves.

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Disney: ‘Avengers’ to break ‘Avatar’ all-time record

Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” will become the highest-grossing film of all time this weekend, parent company Disney said in a statement Saturday.

Female suicide bomber kills two policemen, four civilians

A female suicide bomber killed six people — including two policemen — in Pakistan’s restive northwest Sunday in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials said.
Matthijs de Ligt insists his €75 million (£68m-$84m) move to Juventus was driven by personal ambition, with Cristiano Ronaldo having no influence on his decision to head for Italy.

Leonardo Bonucci: Matthijs de Ligt is the best in the world now

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci believes his side have signed ‘the best young player in the world’ in Matthijs de Ligt.

Bauchi records outbreak of three animals, bird diseases in six months

Bauchi State Government on Sunday said that it has recorded outbreak of three types of animals and birds diseases in the last six months in some parts of the state.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Manchester United confirm interest in £70 million Liverpool, Arsenal target

Manchester United have reportedly opened discussions over a potential transfer swoop for Lille forward Nicolas Pepe this summer.