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Monster tornado kills 23 in Alabama, leaves swath of destruction

A monster tornado tore through the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday, killing 23 people, uprooting trees and causing “catastrophic” damage to buildings and roads, a local sheriff said.
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 5, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON - AFP)

Midterm election loss won’t put Donald Trump back in his box

Donald Trump boasts about winning, but after Democrats seized the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the reality show-host-turned-president is finding out how it feels to be one of the "losers" he usually mocks.
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Donald Trump critic calls for military takeover in US

Rosie O’Donnell, a notorious critic of President Trump, said Thursday she wants the U.S. armed forces to remove him from the White House.
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 11, 2018 shows veteran journalist Bob Woodward's latest book "Fear: Trump in the White House" being displayed for sale upon release at a Costco store in Alhambra, California. Fire and Fury," "A Higher Loyalty," "Fear": three books about Donald Trump have each sold more than a million copies in the United States, a first that reflects Americans' fascination with their ever-surprising president.Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

Donald Trump helps publishers sell millions of books both pro and con

"Fire and Fury," "A Higher Loyalty," "Fear": three books about Donald Trump have each sold more than a million copies in the United States, a first that reflects Americans' fascination with their ever-surprising president.
Michael Cohen, the former lawyer of US President Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen has information about Russian conspiracy – lawyer

Michael Cohen, the former lawyer of US President Donald Trump, who pleaded guilty on Tuesday to campaign finance violations, may have "information that would be of interest" to the special counsel investigating Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, according to his lawyer.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin wait ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an "extraordinary relationship" and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world./ AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

Donald Trump says he told Vladimir Putin ‘we can’t have meddling’ in US vote

Under fire as siding with the Kremlin, President Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that he told Russian leader Vladimir Putin firmly during their summit in Helsinki that the United States would not tolerate meddling in its elections.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Trump-Putin: What they have said about each other

The much-anticipated summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Monday comes after years of mutual compliments and backslapping, despite growing strains in US-Russian relations.
Stephanie Clifford in May. Ms. Clifford, who is known by the stage name Stormy Daniels, was arrested while onstage at an Ohio strip club. Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Stormy Daniels freed, charges dropped

Charges were dropped against adult film star Stormy Daniels on Thursday after an Ohio strip club arrest that her lawyer slammed as a “politically motivated” setup against the woman suing President Donald Trump.

Mika Brzezinski: Donald Trump using Iran deal to distract from scandals

President Donald Trump may have announced the US’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord in order to distract the public from the myriad scandals that have plagued his administration, Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski alleged, on Wednesday.

Disney to collaborate with Twitter on content

Twitter announced a deal Monday to collaborate with Disney on content, particularly live events from the entertainment giant's sports arm ESPN.

‘Shithole’: US media loses battle against airing dirty word

US broadcasters and newspapers faced a challenge this week in reporting on President Donald Trump’s alleged use of the word “shithole.”

Another US lawmaker accused of sexual harassment

Powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint after a former staffer said she was sacked because she would "not succumb to (his) sexual advances," BuzzFeed News reported.

Five women accuse journalist Mark Halperin of sexual harassment

Five women have accused veteran journalist Mark Halperin of sexually harassing them while he was in a powerful position at ABC News.

One dead in Texas after Harvey wreaks havoc, more floods feared

Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.

Hillary Clinton calls Trump creep in memoir

Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a “creep” in her new memoir and describes how the now-president’s persistent looming during one of their debates made her skin crawl, according to excerpts released Wednesday.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
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President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
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Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
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Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.