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Democrats have criticised Heather Nauert for her lack of diplomatic experience [Mandel Ngan-AFP]

Heather Nauert ends bid to be next US ambassador to UN

US President Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons, according to the State Department.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Jamal Khashoggi: US Senators debate ways to punish Saudi crown prince

US senators, bent on punishing Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, said on Thursday they want to vote next week.
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over ‘treasonous’ summit with Putin

Republican politicians in the US have joined the Democrats and intelligence officials in denouncing President Donald Trump's failure to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin over interference in the US elections, calling his response as "shameful" and "disgraceful".

Donald Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class

President Donald Trump has surprised lawmakers by embracing gun control measures that are tougher than usually supported by his party, as students returned to the site of America's latest horrific school shooting.

US senators in bid to end support for Saudi in Yemen war

US lawmakers have submitted a draft resolution calling for an end to US military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's war.

Donald Trump supports effort to improve gun background checks

White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

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