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The US Department of Justice says it has dismantled three online fundraising campaigns involving terrorist organizations, including Al Qaeda, ISIS, and the al-Qassam Brigades (Hamas’ military wing). In doing so, the DOJ seized millions of dollars in cryptocurrency that was meant to fund the groups. It’s “the government’s largest-ever seizure of cryptocurrency in the terrorism context,” per the department.
TikTok is establishing new moderation policies today to better protect its platform against misinformation, election interference, and other forms of manipulative content ahead of the 2020 election. The company, which is currently embroiled in an unprecedented acquisition negotiation with Microsoft following threats of a US ban, says it now explicitly bans deepfakes. Deepfakes are artificial intelligence-powered manipulations of audio and video designed to mislead people about something someone may have done or said.
More than a thousand people showed up in downtown Portland early Saturday to peacefully protest, about three days after the announcement that the presence of U.S. agents there would be reduced - a deal that Oregon officials hope will continue to ease tensions as the city tries to move on from months of chaotic nightly protests.
A U.S. Federal Court has pulled the brakes on President Donald Trump’s “public charge” policy that seeks to bar poor immigrants from living in the country.
China has acknowledged it destroyed early samples of COVID-19, confirming a claim put forward by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo late last month.
United States President Donald Trump has predicted that 100,000 Americans may die from the deadly Coronavirus.
U.S. President Donald Trump called on Americans to “enjoy the sun” after unveiling a study that supposedly showed that the novel coronavirus dissipates more quickly with sunlight and at higher temperatures.
President Donald Trump could sign an executive order temporarily banning the issue of new green cards and work visas in the next few days, The New York Times reports.
President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a committee, to be chaired by the Minister of Interior, Ra’uf Aregbesola, to study the reason why the United States banned Nigerians from its immigration visa.
The Presidency has said Nigeria will need to get proper briefing before reacting to the reported travel ban plan by the United States (U.S.) government.
The Trump administration is barring Iranian investors and business people from entering or staying in the United States on certain types of visas.’
Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, may sign an executive order expanding visa restrictions to seven countries including Nigeria.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is “taking aim at new laws” in some states “that allow immigrants to get driver’s licenses without proof they are in the country legally”.
A US court has sentenced six of the eight Indians arrested in the Farmington University immigration fraud case, as per U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regulations.
The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador’s capacity to provide for asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions.
Donny van de Beek says he is "proud" to play for Ajax and will not complain if he does not get a move away from the club amid interest from Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Multiple landslides triggered by torrential rain have killed at least nine people in Nepal since late Thursday, while 35 others remain missing, officials said on Friday.
A 28 year-old mechanic, Amos Raphael, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing a motorcycle worth N170,000.
A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.
Victor Oshioke, an aide to the suspended All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who hails from Apana, has debunked the allegations that the attack on Obaseki’s convoy by thugs was sponsored by Oshiomhole.
Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a youth organisation under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has appointed some Nigerians in the Diaspora as its Global Youth Ambassadors.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday encouraged tourists to return to Kenya, saying the country was safe and open for business even with coronavirus cases having tripled in the past month.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, says that the Super Eagles are waiting for the approval of football governing body, FIFA, for the two friendly games proposed for next month in Austria.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the payment of N148.8 million to offset the backlogs of arrears and monthly allowances of various batches of serving and past corps members in the state.
The Office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is not under investigation in the ongoing probe of National Home Grown School Feeding Programme by the House of Representatives, the House Committee on Public Accounts has said.