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WHO approves two highly effective Ebola drugs for immediate use

Two of four Ebola treatment drugs have been determined “more effective” than the others and will be the only ones used on patients going forward, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced.
Former Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been charged by German prosecutors over his alleged role in the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal, along with three other defendants who were not named.

Germany charges ex-Audi chief for alleged role in Dieselgate scandal

Former Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been charged by German prosecutors over his alleged role in the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal, along with three other defendants who were not named. Stadler is accused of helping the automaker cheat emissions tests to make Audi’s cars appear cleaner than they really were as well as covering up that fraud.
France denies 'selling, yielding, loaning or transferring' the weapons to forces fighting Libya's UN-backed government. HAZEM AHMED- AP

Shock as France admits Libyan rebel forces using its Javelin missiles

France said yesterday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

US to ease Huawei trade restrictions with heavy caveats

The Trump administration has clarified how it plans to ease the restrictions on US companies trading with Huawei. Officials said that the Chinese tech giant would remain on the Entity List, but that licenses to trade with the company would be issued under certain circumstances. Huawei was placed on the Entity List back in May, which means US companies are unable to sell technology to the company without government approval.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump: Why I stopped Iran strike

In an extraordinary series of tweets, President Donald Trump on Friday explained his rationale for calling off a retaliatory military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. drone.

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of US attack on Iran

Oil prices rallied towards 65 dollars per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20 per cent of the world’s oil output.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump accuses New York Times of treason over Russian grid report

US President Donald Trump has accused The New York Times of “a virtual act of treason,” after it reported the country is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid.

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times advertorial

Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday denouncing restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare.
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

China warns tech giants after US Huawei ban

The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions.

Spotify signs podcast deal with the Obamas’ production company

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions. The announcement is light on details, but heavy on aphorisms, saying the move continues the Obamas’ mission to “create compelling content that entertains and inspires viewers.”
Cristiano Ronaldo and Edin Dzeko have caused defenders plenty of problems down the years, with Inter’s Milan Skriniar the latest to talk up their obvious qualities.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s rape suit dropped in Las Vegas

A rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo that made headlines when it was filed last year in Las Vegas has been quietly dropped.
MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – MARCH 22: Serena Williams of the United States in action during her match against Rebecca Peterson of Sweden during Day 5 of the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Hard Rock Stadium on March 22, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP / Michael Reaves / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / A

Serena Williams backs Nike after maternity pay controversy

Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike on Monday after controversy over the sporting goods giant’s maternity policy, saying that “it’s about learning from mistakes”.
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Khaldoon Al Mubarak: Some Manchester City rivals are ‘jealous’

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says some of their rivals are jealous of the club’s success.
Pep Guardiola said Manchester City’s 2018⁄19 Premier League success was the toughest title triumph of his illustrious managerial career.

Manchester City hit back over UEFA ban reports

Manchester City have hit back over reports they are facing a one-year ban from the Champions League.
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Uefa investigators want Manchester City ‘banned from Champions League’

Uefa investigators want Manchester City to be banned from the Champions League for a season if they are found guilty of breaking financial rules.
Chris Hughes

It’s time to break up Facebook – co-founder

Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate, Chris Hughes, has called for the break-up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times.
Newly obtained details from the president’s tax returns reveal a decade in the red, with $1.17 billion in business losses. Mark Makela for The New York Times

Report: Donald Trump’s businesses lost $1 billion in 10 years

Donald Trump, the U.S. president lost so much money in the 1980s and 90s that he paid no income tax for eight years, it has been reported.
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Sri Lanka restores Facebook and YouTube access after nine-day blackout

The Sri Lankan government has ended a blackout of social media sites that was imposed after the bombings in the country earlier this month, The New York Times reports.

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Police deny killing 13 vigilance members in Adamawa

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General Buratai charges RSMs to to embrace information technology

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Abia killing: Nigerian Army dismisses killer soldier, hand over to police for prosecution

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has dismissed Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Mr. Chimaobi Nwogu, at Umoukereke Ngwa in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State recently.