• Presidency Slams Atiku Over Claim Buhari 'Banned From America'
Presidency Slams Atiku Over Claim Buhari 'Banned From America'

Although APC leaders have noted that there would be no automatic ticket for him, the question observers are asking borders on the chances of Buhari , and by extension, the ruling APC to retain power at the centre if the President officially declares to run and eventually picks the party's ticket.

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  • U.S. pulls out of United Nation's global refugee agreement
U.S. pulls out of United Nation's global refugee agreement

Foreign Policy magazine said the president's decision to pull out of the negotiations "highlighted the enduring influence of Stephen Miller, the 32-year-old senior White House policy advisor who has championed the Trump administration's efforts to sharply restrict immigration" to the U.S.

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  • One killed, several injured after auto plows into pedestrians in NYC
One killed, several injured after auto plows into pedestrians in NYC

Sunday. Police say they are still searching for the driver. "Suddenly, I just see the white auto driving through the sidewalk". Police say the crash happened after a knife fight outside a hookah lounge at 127th and Liberty Avenue. Apart from the one person killed immediately and the one in critical condition at a hospital, the other four are in...

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  • Warm End To Weekend
Warm End To Weekend

The area of high pressure will dig in over the weekend, so we can expect a mix of clouds and sunshine throughout the weekend with perhaps some extra clouds on Saturday afternoon. Highs in the low to mid 70s. Lows Tuesday night will be in the mid 30s. High temperatures will be in the middle to upper 60s. As a result, we'll wake up to temperature...

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  • Benevento keeper scores late leveller to deny Gennaro Gattuso's AC Milan
Benevento keeper scores late leveller to deny Gennaro Gattuso's AC Milan

I went up there, closed my eyes and jumped. Milan twice led but were pegged back after Alessio Romagnoli was sent off for a second booking in the 75th minute. "They gave everything when down to ten". We suffered in the last 15 minutes and we allowed a goal that is hard to accept. Benevento had surpassed Manchester United's 12-game losing start,...

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  • Ready to pay political price for fighting corruption, says PM Modi
Ready to pay political price for fighting corruption, says PM Modi

Mr Modi said the UP electorate had rejected the "negative impression" and "atmosphere of pessimism" created by "certain elements" during the Assembly as well as civic polls and said that "similar winds of a rejection of negativity are also blowing over Gujarat".

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  • Fishing Boat sinks in South Korea
Fishing Boat sinks in South Korea

Footage from the scene showed the upturned boat being searched by divers. The Korea Coast Guard are continuing to search for the missing in cooperation with the military, mobilising dozens of ships. Cold water temperatures may also have contributed to casualties, the official said. South Korea has seen its share of significant maritime accide...

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  • Phase One of Chabahar Port to be Inaugurated
Phase One of Chabahar Port to be Inaugurated

Yesterday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Iranian counterpart Javed Zarif had held a meeting in Tehran and discussed the port project and other issues. Besides the bilateral pact to develop the Chabahar port , for which India will invest $500 million, a trilateral Agreement on Transport and Transit Corridor has also been signed ...

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  • Manmohan Singh invokes memories of those who died due to noteban
Manmohan Singh invokes memories of those who died due to noteban

After the Central government declared Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes - which made up 86 percent of the currency in circulation at the point of time - illegal on November 8 last year, GDP growth fell to a three-year low of 5.7 percent. "It is no wonder that Surat voiced the biggest protests in India against this injustice by the NDA government", he said....

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  • Murray, Barton lead Nuggets over Lakers, 115
Murray, Barton lead Nuggets over Lakers, 115

Holding a record of 8-14 and looking at the schedule ahead, one has to legitimately wonder if the Lakers will get their 10th win before their 20th loss. Wilson Chandler , another starting big man, was out with a lower back injury. All-star power forward Paul Millsap seriously injured his wrist in that game, before undergoing reconstructive surge...

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  • Hafiz Saeed: JuD to contest Pakistan general elections in 2018
Hafiz Saeed: JuD to contest Pakistan general elections in 2018

Pakistan released Saeed from house arrest after 297 days, in a move criticised by India as well as the USA, as Saeed has been designated a global terrorist by the United Nations for his role in the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008 that resulted in the death of 166 people.

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  • Locals Protest The Shrinking Of The National Monuments
Locals Protest The Shrinking Of The National Monuments

Bears Ears presently a 1.3-million-acre monument in Utah's San Juan County, would be divided into the Indian Creek National Monument and the Shash Jha National monument. Trump and his deputies have argued that numerous national monuments designated by previous presidents under the 1906 Antiquities Act were overly broad given what needed to be prote...

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  • French President calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias
French President calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias

Macron again called for dialogue between the central government in Baghdad and the semi-autonomous KRG within the framework of the Iraqi constitution, saying he was convinced a "constructive dialogue" could lead to lifting Baghdad's restrictions on the Kurdish region.

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  • The crew of the Argentine submarine
The crew of the Argentine submarine "San Juan" declared dead

Argentina's navy on Saturday was investigating a "contact" detected at 477 meters (1565 feet) under the ocean as an worldwide search continued for a submarine that disappeared more two weeks ago with 44 crewmembers on board. Hopes that the missing Argentinian submarine had been found have been dashed after a blurry sonar image of an object deep in ...

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  • Queiroz hopeful for well-performance of Iran in FIFA World Cup competitions
Queiroz hopeful for well-performance of Iran in FIFA World Cup competitions

This will be the fifth time Morocco participates in the World Cup after 1970, 1986, 1994 and 1998. The two countries haven't played since meeting in the semifinals of the 2012 European Championship, when eventual champion Spain won on penalties after a 0-0 draw.

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  • Person killed in Bay Bridge toll booth crash
Person killed in Bay Bridge toll booth crash

California Highway Patrol Officer Vu Williams said the box truck struck several vehicles and then hit a toll both, killing the attendant inside. Toll booths 14-17 remain closed and northbound 880 to westbound 80 is shut down.

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  • UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs
UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs

Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday questioned BJP's sweep in local body elections, saying that it did well only in those areas where polling took place on EVMs. An independent who won as member also joined the party on Saturday, taking their tally to 42. "Then why there is so much of halla (noise) about this?" Mr Singh also said the results itself ex...

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  • Driver killed, passenger injured in Rockville crash
Driver killed, passenger injured in Rockville crash

Law enforcement says a auto traveling northbound on County Road 8 at the Highway 23 intersection didn't stop at a stop sign and was hit by an SUV driving eastbound on Highway 23 at 10:00 p.m. He was fatally injured after an SUV driver hit his vehicle while crossing the intersection. The coroner identified the driver as 22 year-old Austin Haynie f...

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  • Russian Federation positioning itself to make USA irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis
Russian Federation positioning itself to make USA irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov "poured scorn on Washington's call to cut ties with North Korea and introduce new sanctions against it", according to an AFP report . The North Koreans "believe that they have reached parity not in the amount of strength, but in capabilities and think that now they can sit at the negotiating table without listeni...

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  • Cormorant Asset Management LLC Holds Holding in Portola Pharmaceuticals INC (PTLA)
Cormorant Asset Management LLC Holds Holding in Portola Pharmaceuticals INC (PTLA)

It has underperformed by 4.19% the S&P500. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 5 to 7 for an increase of 2. The stock of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mitsubishi Ufj And Corp invested 0.85% in Pfizer Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) earned "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday,...

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  • Allardyce buoyed by successful Everton debut
Allardyce buoyed by successful Everton debut

Allardyce said two straight wins had "taken the pressure off the club" and a main priority now was to get his injured players, such as Ross Barkley, Phil Jagielka, Leighton Baines and Michael Keane all back in action. "Last season showed what the club is trying to build and we need to demonstrate that level of ambition and assuredness again". One...

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  • Brock Turner appeals sexual assault conviction, seeks new trial
Brock Turner appeals sexual assault conviction, seeks new trial

A former Stanford swimmer whose light sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside an on-campus fraternity party drew widespread contempt is appealing his conviction on grounds including prosecutorial misconduct . They further state that they do not believe what happened was a crime. "The cumulative effect of this misleading cou...

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  • Ramaphosa wins the Gauteng vote by a wide margin
Ramaphosa wins the Gauteng vote by a wide margin

The results of the consolidated nomination showed at least 223 branches in Mpumalanga opted for "unity" instead of nominating a person for president. That's the fourth province to back him. More than 300 branches nominated "unity" for the positions of national chairperson‚ secretary general‚ deputy secretary general and treasurer general.

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  • Iran, India FMs Discuss Bilateral Ties in Tehran
Iran, India FMs Discuss Bilateral Ties in Tehran

It was the first shipment to go to Afghanistan through Chabahar after the trilateral agreement to develop the port as a transport and transit corridor between India, Iran and Afghanistan was signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Iranian and Afghan Presidents Hassan Rouhani and Ashraf Ghani, respectively, in May previous year to enhance connec...

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  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un Celebrates Missile Launch, US Threatens Regime's Destruction
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Celebrates Missile Launch, US Threatens Regime's Destruction

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un said this test showed that North Korea had become a full nuclear power. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Washington would send a bad message if it walked away from a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Reuters reported .

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