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A road in west London will be renamed Guru Nanak Road after the founder of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

UK road to be named after founder of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak

The local Ealing Council authority announced the decision to rename part of Havelock Road in Southall, an area of London known as the United Kingdom’s celebrated “Little Punjab”, ahead of the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak on Monday.
Amazon.com on Thursday said it shifted part of the computing for its Alexa voice assistant to its own custom-designed chips, aiming to make the work faster and cheaper while moving it away from chips supplied by Nvidia.

Amazon shifts some Alexa, Rekognition computing to its own Inferentia chip

Amazon.com on Thursday said it shifted part of the computing for its Alexa voice assistant to its own custom-designed chips, aiming to make the work faster and cheaper while moving it away from chips supplied by Nvidia.
People march on the night of the election in Seattle, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo-Ted S. Warren)

US election: Protesters gather near White House, no wide unrest seen

More than 1,000 people protesting US President, Donald Trump, converged on Black Lives Matter Plaza on Tuesday night, just a block from the White House, while hundreds more marched through parts of downtown Washington, sometimes blocking traffic and setting off fireworks.
Walmart Inc removed firearms and ammunition from U.S. store floors this week to protect customers and employees as tensions across the country have been rising, the world's largest retailer said on Thursday.

Walmart pulls firearms, ammunition from US store floors as civil unrest flares

Walmart Inc removed firearms and ammunition from U.S. store floors this week to protect customers and employees as tensions across the country have been rising, the world's largest retailer said on Thursday.
Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.

Tory Lanez: I didn’t shoot Megan Thee Stallion

Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.
LOUISVILLE, KY – SEPTEMBER 22: Multiple unidentified protesters gather around and climb cement barriers in an intersection near Jefferson Square Park on September 22, 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky. Jefferson Square Park has remained the epicenter for Louisville protest action following the March 13th killing of Breonna Taylor by police during a no-knock warrant at her apartment. Jon Cherry/Getty Images/AFP

US policeman charged over Breonna Taylor shooting

A Louisville police officer was charged Wednesday with three counts of “wanton endangerment” in connection with the shooting of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman whose name has become a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Premier League chiefs say Black Lives Matter badges on team shirts will be replaced by patches promoting the organisation’s own anti-discrimination campaign.

Premier League clubs to replace Black Lives Matter logo on jerseys

Premier League chiefs say Black Lives Matter badges on team shirts will be replaced by patches promoting the organisation’s own anti-discrimination campaign.
Flames rise from a street after a liquid had been spread and lit, during protests in Portland.

Tear gas, fire bombs as police declare Portland protest a ‘riot’

Police arrested dozens of people and used tear gas against hundreds of demonstrators in Portland late Saturday as the western US city marked 100 days since Black Lives Matter protests erupted against racism and police brutality.
Protesters clash with deputies of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department during protests following the death of Dijon Kizzee on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo-Christian Monterrosa)

US police shoot and kill another black man

US police have shot dead another black man, who they said had a handgun but had dropped it during a violent altercation in Los Angeles, triggering fresh outrage as tensions soar over racism and police brutality.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s Nov. 3 presidential election despite its date being enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, drawing immediate objections from Democrats.

Donald Trump says ‘revolution’ will occur in U.S. if Joe Biden becomes president

U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden is a puppet figure, who, if elected in November, will ignite a “revolution” in the U.S., President Donald Trump said.
Joe Biden promised Thursday to end the “darkness” of Donald Trump’s presidency in a speech accepting the Democratic nomination with an impassioned call for unity and a return to optimism.

Donald Trump, Joe Biden clash over Portland protests

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden have been accusing one another over violence that has erupted at protests in Portland, Oregon.
One person is dead after a shooting during protests in downtown Portland Saturday night.

Donald Trump supporters clash with protesters in Portland

Clashes erupted Saturday in Portland, Oregon, between supporters of President Donald Trump and Black Lives Matter protesters, police said. One person was shot and killed but it was not clear whether his death was directly linked to the unrest.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during the press conference. FIA-Handout via REUTERS

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton will not boycott Belgian GP

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday he will not boycott Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, even as he vowed to continue to work with Formula One to raise awareness around racial inequality.
Mike Pence used his speech at the Republican National Convention to accuse Joe Biden of turning a blind eye to violence in US cities. AP

Mike Pence pledges ‘law and order’ as US rocked by new protests

United States Vice President Mike Pence used his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention to make a stance supporting law enforcement and vowing law-and-order on the streets.
Speakers at the virtual event also took turns to drum support for Mr Joe Biden, the presumed candidate of the party in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Convention: Democratic heavyweights descend on Donald Trump

Speakers at the virtual event also took turns to drum support for Mr Joe Biden, the presumed candidate of the party in the Nov. 3 presidential election.
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has explained why he subbed off Mesut Ozil during their Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool.

Mesut Ozil ‘disappointed’ with Arsenal’s reaction to criticism over ‘Uighur Muslim persecution’

Mesut Ozil says he was left disappointed by Arsenal distancing themselves from his comments over the alleged persecution of Uighur Muslims in China.
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Amnesty accuses United States police of human rights abuses

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused the United States police of violating the human rights of protesters during the anti-racism demonstrations in the United States.
Tottenham defender Danny Rose has joined Newcastle on loan. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)

England defender says suffering racism is ‘everyday life’

England defender Danny Rose has detailed his experiences of being racially profiled, stating: "I just laugh because I know what's coming".

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Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has expressed the confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates will be victorious in the Saturday senatorial Bye-elections in the state.

Bayelsa bye-elections holds amidst ballot box snatching, voter apathy

Saturday’s bye-elections in Bayelsa Central and West was characterised by snatching of ballot boxes and ballot papers in some parts of the two senatorial districts.

Bad parenting responsible for insecurity, high crime rate – NOA official

Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Adamawa, Malam Mohammad Gabdo, has attributed the high crime rate and insecurity in Nigeria to poor parental care and not bad governance.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has sworn-in Honourable Justice Henry A. Olusiyi as the Chief Judge of Kogi State and Honourable Justice Bayo Olowosegun as the President of the Kogi State Customary Court of Appeal.

Kogi government uncovers deceased, retired judicial staff on payroll

The Special Staff Verification Committee inaugurated by the Acting Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Henry Olusiyi, said it has uncovered fraud in the state judiciary.
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Kidnappers kill victim after collecting N1.5 million ransom

Suspected kidnappers have killed one Sani Khalil after collecting N1.5 million in ransom in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Yuletide: Combined security agencies to patrol Anambra

Police and other security agencies have begun a joint “visibility patrol” on black spots and other flashpoints in the state ahead of Christmas and New Year.