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Reality Winner arrives at a courthouse in Augusta, Georgia, on Thursday. Michael Holahan - AP

US woman gets five years in prison for leaking NSA document

A former US government contractor who pleaded guilty to mailing a classified report to a news organisation has been sentenced to more than five years in prison as part of a deal with prosecutors.
President Donald Trump speaking aboard Air Force One Friday as he travels from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, to Bedminster, N.J. SAUL LOEB|AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE|GETTY IMAGES

Donald Trump blames ‘foolish US’ for poor Russia relations

Hours before he was due to sit down for his first ever summit with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump has derided his nation, blaming what he called “U.S. foolishness” for bad relations between Washington and Moscow, while the Kremlin said it expected a tough meeting.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

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Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.