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Barack Obama helped raise $11 million for White House hopeful Joe Biden during a Tuesday virtual fundraiser where the former president said a “great awakening” among Americans could help defeat Donald Trump in November’s election.

Barack Obama warns voting rights under threat at John Lewis’ funeral

Former United States President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy for the late United States congressman John Lewis’ funeral on Thursday, warning that the voting rights the late civil rights icon championed are threatened heading into the 2020 election.
Twitch has unbanned President Donald Trump, two weeksafter suspending his account for “hateful conduct.”

Donald Trump renews defense of using hydroxychloroquine against coronavirus

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his defense of using anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19, despite medical evidence disproving its effectiveness.
President Donald Trump said Friday he was severing US ties with the WHO, accusing it of failing to do enough to combat the initial spread of the virus.

Mary Trump: Donald Trump hired impersonator to take admission exam for him

The United States President, Donald Trump, paid his way out of high school, hiring someone else to take an aptitude test for him, his niece, Mary Trump, reveals.
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Kanye West breaks ranks with Donald Trump, vows to win US presidential race

Rapper Kanye West signaled that he no longer supported United States President Donald Trump and said he had entered the presidential race to win it, in an interview published on Wednesday.
United States Deputy Secretary of State, Stephen Biegun, on Wednesday rejected reports that he was seeking to meet North Korean officials during a visit to South Korea this week but reiterated that Washington is open to resuming talks.

US envoy plays down expectations for North Korea meet, but ready to talk

United States Deputy Secretary of State, Stephen Biegun, on Wednesday rejected reports that he was seeking to meet North Korean officials during a visit to South Korea this week but reiterated that Washington is open to resuming talks.

Russia denies offering bounty for killing US soldiers in Afghanistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, on Monday rejected United States media reports that claimed Russia offered bounties for killing United States soldiers in Afghanistan.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a press conference to launch the international trading of oil-backed cryptocurrency called Petro, on October 1, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Federico PARRA

Oil tankers carrying two months of Venezuelan output stuck at sea

Tankers carrying nearly two months worth of Venezuelan oil output are stuck at sea as global refiners shun the nation’s crude to avoid falling foul of United States sanctions, according to industry sources, PDVSA documents and shipping data.

United States, Russian envoys tight-lipped as arms control talks start in Vienna

Nuclear weapons talks between the United States and Russia started in Vienna on Monday, with the two countries’ envoys making only guarded comments shortly before they met.
“Smart and active resistance” against the United States is a strategic option for the Iranian nation, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf told the parliament’s open session on Sunday.

Iran’s speaker rules out possibility of talks with United States

Iran‘s parliament speaker on Sunday ruled out the likelihood of any talks with the United States over the existing thorny issues.
President Donald Trump said Friday he was severing US ties with the WHO, accusing it of failing to do enough to combat the initial spread of the virus.

Donald Trump took shelter in White House bunker as protests raged

The United States President, Donald Trump, was guided by Secret Service agents to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, some of them throwing rocks and tugging at police barricades.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian speaks at the daily media briefing in Beijing on April 8. GREG BAKER-AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

China threatens to ‘counter-attack’ US over Hong Kong curbs

Beijing warned Washington Monday of retaliation after the United States President, Donald Trump, announced restrictions on Chinese students in the US in protest against a new national security law in Hong Kong.
An outspoken Nigerian pastor, Adewale Giwa, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to open churches in Nigeria to enable pastors heal all coronavirus patients in the country.

Pastor Giwa: How God used Trump against the antichrist, forced vaccination

Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, says God has used United States President, Donald Trump, to stop the plans of “coronavirus” creators.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

Donald Trump orders reopening of churches, mosques

United States President Donald Trump has given permission for the reopening of religious centres.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

Donald Trump tells US governors to let places of worship reopen ‘right now’

United States President, Donald Trump, on Friday demanded that US state governors allow places of worship to reopen immediately, as the country moves gradually towards a lifting of COVID-19 lockdown measures.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

Donald Trump calls on Senate to question Barack Obama in conspiracy theory

United States President, Donald Trump, broke with tradition Thursday by calling for investigation of his White House predecessor Barack Obama in the latest attempt to push a conspiracy theory about his Democratic opponents.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

Donald Trump: 100,000 Americans may die from coronavirus

United States President Donald Trump has predicted that 100,000 Americans may die from the deadly Coronavirus.
President Donald Trump speaks April 4 during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Patrick Semansky-AP Photo

Donald Trump: US recorded one million coronavirus cases because of much better testing

The United States President, Donald Trump, on Wednesday boasted the country reported one million cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) because of the methodology it employed in testing.
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Nigeria targets two million coronavirus tests in three months as US promises ventilators

United States President, Donald Trump, has assured Nigeria of greater support in its fight against COVID-19, promising to supply more ventilators to Nigeria to support its national response.

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The officers of the Metropolitan Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem’s younger brother, Alexander who was shot dead in West London some weeks back.

London police arrest seven over murder of Khafi’s brother,

The officers of the Metropolitan Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem’s younger brother, Alexander who was shot dead in West London some weeks back.
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Egypt calls for suspension of Nile dam talks

Egypt on Tuesday called for a suspension of meetings with Ethiopia on Addis Ababa's massive dam construction project on the Nile.

AU, African leaders urged to fast track high-speed rail project

African Union, AU, and leaders of the continent have been urged to fast track implementation of the high-speed rail to support the implementation of the continental free trade area.
Toni Kroos recognises Gareth Bale’s marginal role at Real Madrid is “unsatisfactory for everyone”.

Casemiro: Gareth Bale still ‘very important’ to Real Madrid

Gareth Bale is in the top three players in the world at his best, according to Casemiro, who insists the Welshman is still "very important" to Real Madrid.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki speaks on ‘award of contract’ to his company

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has denied the allegation of bloated contracts, using his company, Afrinvest Ltd., to siphon state’s funds.