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Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka urged father to address family separation

US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump urged her father to end family separations on the US-Mexico border, US media reported.

Controversial US rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

A successful US rapper who attracted controversy after multiple accusations of domestic violence has been shot dead in Florida.

New York sues Donald Trump for ‘illegal conduct’ at family foundation

New York State filed suit on Thursday against President Donald Trump, his sons and daughter, alleging a pattern of “persistently illegal conduct” at their family foundation and seeking the charity’s dissolution.

Four children killed in US hostage drama

A hostage drama in Florida ended Monday with the death of four children at the hands of a gunman, who also took his own life, police said.

Donald Trump hosts Japan’s Shinzo Abe, five days before summit with Kim Jong-un

With less than a week to go before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US President Donald Trump plays host Thursday to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who wants his voice heard ahead of the unprecedented talks.

Three Nigerians, others charged with illegally distributing $9.6 million drugs in US

Three pharmacists of Nigerian origin, a doctor and patient recruiters were charged in a $9.6m Illegal Opioid Distribution Conspiracy.

Trump discloses payment to attorney who paid off porn star

President Donald Trump has formally disclosed that he reimbursed his personal attorney more than $100,000 last year, apparently in connection with the payment of hush money to a porn star, government records show.

118 Nigerians murdered in South Africa in two years

The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise, with two South Africa-based Nigerians being the latest victims.

Uber rival Didi gets permission to test self-driving cars in California

The company is allowed to test autonomous vehicles in the state as of May 10, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles’ website.

Oklahoma enacts law allowing gun defense in churches

A new law in the US state of Oklahoma allows churchgoers to use guns to respond to threats of violence, without the worry that they could face criminal or civil penalties.

#TeamNeon wins at the Conrad finals

Afolabi Williams, team leader, Olubusiyi Famobiwo, Menashi Mordi and Osagumwenro Naaman Ugbo, members of Team Neon from Whitesands School, Lagos, have emerged as the 2018 Power Pitch Winner of the Smoke-Free World category of the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation challenge summit held at the Kennedy Space Centre, Visitor Complex, Florida, USA.

Detectives use DNA at crime scenes, genetic data to nab rapist 40 years after

Detectives used DNA left at crime scenes, combined with genetic information from a relative who joined an online genealogy service, to catch an alleged rapist and murderer who eluded authorities for four decades.

HEDA urges CCB to investigate Senator Ekweremadu’s asset declaration form

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), a non-governmental and non-partisan human rights and development league, has petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), demanding the investigation of asset declaration form of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

Barbara Bush buried beside daughter who died of leukemia aged three in 1953

Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral as a loving wife, mother and friend with a devilish sense of humor and who represented the best of the World War II generation.

Envoy: Nigerians in US hard working, law abiding

Nigerians residents in the U.S. are hardworking and law-abiding, Consul-General of Nigeria at Atlanta, Mr Kayode Laro, has said.

Tokyo stocks close higher after Abe-Trump meeting

Tokyo stocks closed marginally higher on Thursday after a joint post-summit news conference by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump delivered few surprises.

Woman killed after jet engine fails on US flight

Catastrophic engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas killed a mother-of-two and forced an emergency landing Tuesday, the first fatal incident in US commercial aviation for nearly a decade.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, others mourn Barbara Bush, wife, mother of US President

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania, former Presidents and first ladies Barack Obama and Michelle, and Bill Clinton and Hillary were among dignitaries that have mourned former First Lady Barbara Bush.

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