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Republican Senators urge Donald Trump to suspend nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia

A group of Republican senators asked U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend civilian nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi actions in Yemen and Lebanon.

China: US has no right to criticise minorities policies

China said on Thursday that the United States had no right to criticise its policies on ethnic minorities, after U.S. lawmakers called for sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses against Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region.
David Katz

Videogamer shoots two dead, kills self at tourney

Two people were killed and 11 others wounded Sunday when a video game tournament competitor went on a shooting rampage before turning the gun on himself in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville, local police said.

US House Speaker against separating migrant families at border

US House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he opposes separating undocumented immigrant families at the border and wants Congress to end the controversial practice through immigration legislation.

US reaches deal to keep China’s ZTE in business

The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE back in business after it pays a significant fine and makes management changes, a senior congressional aide said on Friday.

US reportedly investigates Huawei over Iran sanctions violations

Federal prosecutors in New York have been investigating since at least last year whether Chinese tech company Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. violated U.S. sanctions in relation to Iran, according to sources familiar with the situation.

White House hunts leaker after Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin

The White House fumed Wednesday about an embarrassing leak of Donald Trump's shock decision to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his re-election, with one official describing the disclosure as illegal.

Hunt for clues after Miami bridge collapse kills six

Investigators were combing the scene of a footbridge collapse in Miami on Friday to determine how a brand new structure could fail in less than a week, as police said the death toll of six was set to rise.

Hunt for clues after Miami bridge collapse kills six

Investigators were combing the scene of a footbridge collapse in Miami on Friday to determine how a brand new structure could fail in less than a week, as police said the death toll of six was set to rise.

Florida students plan march on Washington DC

Florida students who survived a mass shooting at their school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to “shame” lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.

Donald Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip

US President Donald Trump on Friday visited a Florida hospital to offer comfort to those wounded in a mass school shooting, after the FBI admitted it mishandled a tip about the troubled teen behind the massacre that left 17 dead.

US special counsel charges Russian nationals with election interference

Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed conspiracy and fraud charges against thirteen Russian nationals and three organizations. The group is charged with defrauding the United States as part of a campaign to influence the US election.

Donald Trump seeks answers on ‘disturbed’ Florida school shooter

President Donald Trump demanded to know Thursday how a "disturbed" former student with an obsession with firearms slipped through the net to sow carnage at a Florida high school, killing at least 17 people in the latest gun massacre to rock the nation.

Police probe motive for Florida high school ‘carnage’

Investigators are trying to find out what made a 19-year-old student open fire at his former school in Florida, killing 17 people.

Donald Trump nears tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

The US Senate narrowly approved a sweeping tax overhaul early Wednesday, putting President Donald Trump on the brink of his first major legislative triumph nearly a year after he took office.

Donald Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax cut plan on course as Republican senators fall in...

Donald Trump's major tax overhaul - accused of mainly benefiting the rich - looks likely to pass into law after two Republican senators were persuaded to give it their backing.

Donald Trump throws future of Iran deal to Congress

President Donald Trump will unveil a more aggressive strategy to check Iran's growing power Friday, but will stop short of withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal or declaring the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization.

White House defends Trump’s response to Virginia violence

The White House on Sunday struggled to defuse the growing criticism of President Donald Trump's initial failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists for their role in the violent protest Saturday in Virginia, insisting that his condemnation included all such groups.

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Bafana Bafana’s Stuart Baxter plans to stifle Super Eagles momentum with aggression

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has revealed that his team must stifle the Super Eagles from getting into their rhythm if they are to get a win in Saturday’s crunch 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium Johannesburg.
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Abdu Maikaba: Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad impressive

Abdu Maikaba, Flying Eagles Assistant Coach and Coach of Plateau United, on Thursday lauded Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad to face South Africa on Saturday, describing it as outstanding.
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ActionAid calls for adequate funding of agric extension services

The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.

Okezie Ikpeazu sets up community development initiative

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State says his administration had evolved a new strategy for rapid community development in the state known as Direct Touch Initiative.