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North Korea silence speaks volumes on US talks

Pyongyang has maintained a deafening silence as news that US President Donald Trump will meet its leader Kim Jong Un made global headlines -- and analysts say the nuclear-armed North is keeping its powder dry, retaining room to manoeuvre.

Donald Trump did not say ‘s—hole’ – Senator David Perdue

A Republican senator said President Donald Trump did not use the word "s---hole" in reference to immigrants from Haiti and Africa in a meeting at the White House last week.

Republican hints at deal to let young immigrants stay in US

The Republican-led US Senate will take up a bill next month to regularize the status of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children, a Republican senator said Wednesday.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller ‘obtained thousands’ of Donald Trump transition emails

A lawyer with US President Donald Trump's transition team has accused the special counsel that is probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election of illegally obtaining "tens of thousands" of emails during its investigation.

US air strike kills 100 militants in Somalia

The U.S. military said on Tuesday that an air strike targeting an Al-Shabaab camp had killed 100 militants.

Former Democrat Party chair Donna Brazile considered replacing Hillary Clinton with Joe Biden

The former Democratic Party chief seriously considered replacing Hillary Clinton with then US vice president Joe Biden as the party's White House candidate after Clinton fell ill at a public event, according to excerpts from a new memoir published Saturday.

Hillary Clinton cheated in 2016 Democratic primaries – party official

Explosive revelations by a top Democratic operative that the 2016 primaries were tipped in Hillary Clinton’s favour have convulsed the party as it struggles to rebuild, and whipped up accusations of cheating from President Donald Trump.

Twitter provides US Senate investigators names of 201 Russia-linked accounts

Twitter has turned over the names of 201 accounts to Senate investigators who are looking into Russia’s efforts to influence the last year’s presidential election, according to the Associated Press.

Donald Trump’s ex-chief of staff Reince Priebus questioned in Russia probe

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus submitted to questioning Friday by investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US presidential campaign and possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump, US media reported.

US health secretary Tom Price to pay for charter flights

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has promised to repay the nearly $52,000 cost of his seats on private charter flights, as President Donald Trump reportedly fumed over the penchant of aides to hop on private jets.

Jared Kushner used personal email for WH business

Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account on dozens of occasions in his capacity as a senior adviser to the US president to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said

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PDP accuses Governor Obaseki of placing huddles on leaders bail in Edo

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Adrien Rabiot hits out at ‘immature’ label amid France squad strife

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