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Chance the Rapper buys Chicagoist news website

Chance the Rapper has entered the news business by buying the Chicagoist website — and announced the purchase through song Thursday.
Protesters in Chicago are demanding answers after the fatal shooting of a man by police prompted violent confrontations in the Illinois city.

Protests erupt in Chicago after man fatally shot by police

Protesters in Chicago are demanding answers after the fatal shooting of a man by police prompted violent confrontations in the Illinois city.
Boeing's Proposed Hypersonic Plane

Boeing unveils concept for hypersonic passenger jet

US aerospace leader Boeing has unveiled its plans for what could be the world’s first hypersonic airliner, capable of flying at five times the speed of sound.

Nigerian, wife, daughter shot dead in US apartment

The DuPage County Coroner’s Office has identified the victims in a shooting early Sunday morning in Darien.

Gene test shows more breast cancer patients can skip chemotherapy

As many as 70 percent of women with the most common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, based on their score on a genetic test, researchers said Sunday.

Harry and Meghan marry in emotional wedding

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became husband and wife in a star-studded Windsor Castle ceremony on Saturday, filled with traditional pomp and modern twists -- and watched the world over.

Spotify introduces hate content policy following R. Kelly controversy

Spotify has announced a new hate content and hateful conduct policy as it looks to distance itself from controversial music artists that are available through its streaming platform.

Appeal Court: Senator Buruji Kashamu can be arrested

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday nullified a ruling by the Federal High Court (FHC) which prohibited the arrest of Buruji Kashamu by Nigerian law enforcement agencies. The court said the senator is not above the law and should be arrested if there is a need.

Chance the Rapper apologises for backing Kanye’s Trump love

Rap superstar Kanye West’s professed love for President Donald Trump sent new shockwaves Friday through hip-hop with Chance the Rapper apologising for seemingly sympathetic remarks.

Kanye West sparks Twitter outrage as he declares support for President Trump

Controversial American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur Kanye Omari West, popularly known as Kanye West, is in the news for tweeting support for Donald Trump.

ICAO: Excessive, discriminatory charges root of underdeveloped African aviation

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on Tuesday said excessive and discriminatory charges by countries were hindering the development of aviation in Africa.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on target again as Los Angeles Galaxy douse Chicago Fire

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on his first full appearance for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday to secure a battling 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer.

Research: Staying up late can make you die young

People who stay up late and have to drag themselves out of bed are likelier to die younger than those who rise and set with the Sun, researchers said Thursday.

Illinois town bans assault rifles, high-capacity magazines

An Illinois town has voted to ban the possession and manufacture of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Spotify stock attracts all generations, not just millennials

The buzzy debut of Spotify on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday drew retail investors across generations, not just the millennials who make up the largest proportion of the music streaming service’s customer base, retail brokerages said on Wednesday.

Speaker Dogara: Asiwaju Tinubu a dogged, rare breed politician

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) as he clocks 66 years.

‘Chicago Fire’, ‘Prison Break’ actress DuShon Monique Brown dies suddenly at age 49

DuShon Monique Brown, known to many as the actress who portrayed Connie in the NBC drama “Chicago Fire,” passed away Friday. She was 49.

Frances McDormand joins double Oscar winners club

Frances McDormand has made her name playing combative, long-suffering women like the rage-filled, grieving mother she portrays in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” a role that earned her a second Oscar on Sunday.

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Zimbabwe presidential vote could enter a runoff – poll

Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner, with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday.

President Buhari: Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie brought honour to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.

Human trafficking: NAPTIP advises parents against undue pressure on children

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.

Federal government to engage media to promote exclusive breastfeeding

Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding in health facilities, communities and workplaces.

Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”