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Oscars 2020: No host for the Sunday’s Academy Awards

No one will be assigned to host the 2020 Oscar event on Sunday night after 2019’s host-free experiment merited a rating spike.
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Emmys: ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ lead nominations

The HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ and the ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ got the most nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards. Newsmen report that in the nomination list, announced on Tuesday, ‘Game of Thrones’...
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Donald Trump supporter pleads guilty to sending bombs to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, others

A supporter of President Donald Trump pleaded guilty on Thursday to mailing crude bombs to prominent Democrats including former president Barack Obama and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 29: Daniel Aaronson, from the Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo P.A. law firm, speaks to the media outside the Federal District court for the Southern District of Florida after attending a hearing for his client Cesar Sayoc where he was formally addressed with the charges against him on October 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Mr. Sayoc was arrested on allegations that he was the person that mailed pipe bomb devices that targeted critics of President Donald Trump and have been recovered in New York, Washington D.C., California and South Florida, all with the return address of Debbie Wassermann-Schultz's office. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

US mail bomb suspect appears in New York court

Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to critics of US President Donald Trump, appeared in a New York court Tuesday and was ordered held without bail.
Cesar Sayoc

US mail bombing suspect to face charges in New York

Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to critics of US President Donald Trump, is to be transferred to New York to face prosecution, the Miami Herald reported Friday.
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Florida suspect charged over 13 bombs in mail

A Florida fan of Donald Trump was arrested and charged Friday with mailing 13 bombs to opponents of the US president in a brazen, week-long spree that inflamed the country ahead of key elections.
President Donald Trump has been a long-time climate change denier, suggesting that the concept was “created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.”

Donald Trump: Media try to ‘score political points’ amid bomb scare

Donald Trump has accused the media of trying to "score political points" with their coverage of a suspect held in connection with a series of pipe bombs sent to critics of the US president.

US police investigating twelfth suspicious package

US police are investigating an eleventh suspicious package after pipe bombs were sent to prominent critics of Donald Trump.
TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 22: Former Vice President Joe Biden arrives on stage with Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) during a campaign rally held at the University of South Florida Campus Recreation Building on October 22, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. The rally was held to support U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum as they run against their Republican opponents. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Robert De Niro, Joe Biden latest suspected targets as Donald Trump slams media

The packages were sent in manila envelopes with bubble wrap, marked with computer-printed address labels. Each listed Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, as the sender, including misspellings of her last name, the FBI said.

Sterling K Brown continues good run with win at SAG Awards

Sterling K Brown’s award season winning streak continued on Sunday at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

‘Raging Bull’ boxer Jake LaMotta dead at 95

Jake LaMotta, the legendary former world middleweight boxing champion whose wild life and times inspired the Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull," has died at age 95, his family announced Wednesday.

‘The man who saved the world’ dies at 77

Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

Ethiopia’s Ahmad Abiy faces outcry over crackdown on rebels

Desta Garuma, a 27-year-old rickshaw driver, never showed much interest in politics, so his family has no idea how soldiers concluded he was involved in a rebel movement active in Ethiopia’s Oromia region.
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33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian air raid in Idlib

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed "to respond in kind" with attacks on "all" their positions.
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Countries criticise Russia, Syria at UN over killing of Turkish soldiers

Russia and Syria on Friday came under strong criticisms from western countries in the UN Security Council over the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria on Thursday.
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Coronavirus: Oyo expresses high level of preparedness

Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello, has disclosed that the state government is on a high level of preparedness for any possible outbreak of coronavirus in the state.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Southern Kaduna: We’ve suffered greatest social disruption, economic deprivation, insecurity under Governor El-Rufai

The Southern Kaduna people have expressed concern that since the inception of Mal. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s government in 2015, Adara people and indeed Southern Kaduna communities have suffered the greatest social disruptions, economic deprivations and insecurity.