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Doctored video of ‘slurring’ Nancy Pelosi goes viral

A manipulated video purporting to show a slurring Nancy Pelosi was gaining traction on social media with millions of shares Friday, as the Democratic congressional leader traded insults with President Donald Trump over mental health.
China's lead negotiator has said Beijing will not compromise on its principles as two days of trade talks between the United States and China have broken up with no agreement.

China vows not to compromise on principles as US trade talks end

China's lead negotiator has said Beijing will not compromise on its principles as two days of trade talks between the United States and China have broken up with no agreement.
Newly obtained details from the president’s tax returns reveal a decade in the red, with $1.17 billion in business losses. Mark Makela for The New York Times

Report: Donald Trump’s businesses lost $1 billion in 10 years

Donald Trump, the U.S. president lost so much money in the 1980s and 90s that he paid no income tax for eight years, it has been reported.

Speaker Dogara: Press freedom not negotiable in Nigeria

Press freedom in Nigeria is not negotiable in spite all the direct violence and other challenges facing journalists, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said.
US President Donald Trump, along with his family and businesses, on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them from complying with Congressional subpoenas issued as part of a probe into foreign political influence.

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank to block US Congress prying into his accounts

US President Donald Trump, along with his family and businesses, on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them from complying with Congressional subpoenas issued as part of a probe into foreign political influence.

Group: Ndume-Ekweremadu Senate leadership figment of reckless imagination

The Borno Concerned Group (BCG) has dismissed as “falsehood” media report purporting leadership sharing deal between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senate caucus and a former Senate majority leader, Senator Ali Ndume, describing it as “figment of a reckless imagination.”
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: How to demilitarize former leaders

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, said he has gotten a “final solution” to former military officers-turned-politicians’ inability to do away with military traits even as civilians or democrats.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: My generation has failed Nigerians

Prof. Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says his generation has failed the country as the dreams people of his generation had about the country had not materialised.
US President Donald Trump and his business organisation sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.

Donald Trump sues to block subpoena for financial records

US President Donald Trump and his business organisation sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.
U.S. White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, back left, joins in with traditional dancers as she is welcomed by local people on arrival to Adzope, Ivory Coast, Wednesday April 17, 2019, where she will visit Cayat, a cocoa and coffee collective. At right of Trump is Minister Patrick Achi. Trump is visiting Ethiopia and Ivory Coast to promote a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said on Wednesday the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has privately disparaged.

Donald Trump sacks homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen

US President Donald Trump on Sunday announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border.
Kayode Fayemi

Appeal Court’s victory: Opeyemi Bamidele hails Governor Fayemi’s readiness to accommodate opposition

Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, an All Progressives Congress Senator-elect in Ekiti State, has commended Governor Kayode Fayemi for expressing readiness to accommodate opposition’s views and suggestions for smooth running of his government in spite of the litigation filed against his victory.
US President Donald Trump speaks prior to signing an Executive Order on “National Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End Veteran Suicide,” in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 5, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

Donald Trump declares ‘complete exoneration’ after Robert Mueller finds no collusion

US President Donald Trump has declared himself completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes.
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, lawmakers anxiously await Russian meddling report

U.S. lawmakers drew battle lines on Sunday over how to handle a special counsel long-awaited report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over Donald Trump’s presidency.
A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019, during Thailand’s first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup. (Wason Wanichakorn-Associated Press)

Support good leaders to prevent chaos, King warns as Thais vote

Thais filled schoolyards, temples and government offices to vote Sunday in the first election since a 2014 coup, with a high turnout expected among a public who received a cryptic last-minute warning from the Thai king to support “good” leaders to prevent “chaos.”
Cesar Sayoc

Donald Trump supporter pleads guilty to sending bombs to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, others

A supporter of President Donald Trump pleaded guilty on Thursday to mailing crude bombs to prominent Democrats including former president Barack Obama and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
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 slammed for ‘silence’ on white supremacist threat

Democrats led by an Arab-American lawmaker attacked President Donald Trump’s “silence” on the rise of white supremacy Sunday as reaction to the New Zealand mosque massacre spilled into a heated US debate over religious and racial bigotry.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 16, 2017 former US Secretary of State and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves as she arrives to unveil US postal service issued Oscar de la Renta Forever stamp during a ceremony in New York. – Hillary Clinton has for the first time ruled out running for president in 2020. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” Clinton said March 4, 2019, in an interview with News 12, a local TV channel in New York. Clinton was the frontrunner in 2016 but ended up losing to Donald Trump. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP)

Hillary Clinton rules out another presidential run

“I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” Clinton said Monday in an interview with News 12, a local TV channel in New York.

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Manchester United are so determined to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Benfica starlet Joao Felix that they will meet his €120m release clause, reports in Portugal claim.

Joao Felix discusses his future amid Manchester City, Manchester United links

Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix has insisted that he is happy to stay in Portugal despite links with two Premier League giants.
Neil Lennon

Celtic appoint Neil Lennon as manager on permanent basis

Neil Lennon was offered the Celtic manager’s job on a permanent basis after the Hoops completed an unprecedented third consecutive domestic treble by lifting the Scottish Cup on Saturday.
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President Buhari will not Islamize Nigeria, Arewa pastors assure Christians

The National Chairman, Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country.

APPEALS project inaugurates grievance redress committee in Kano

The Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project has inaugurated a 13 member grievance redress committee in the state.
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on May 25, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the resignation speech of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. – Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on May 24 that she will resign on June 7 following a Conservative Party mutiny over her remaining in power. All the UK papers carried the story on their front pages with headlines like the Guardian’s “Broken by Brexit”, the Daily Mail’s “A Crying Shame” and the Times’ “It all ends in tears”. (Photo by DANIEL SORABJI / AFP)

UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where Theresa May failed on Brexit

The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.