• Police Arraign Dino, Senator Gets N90 Million Bail With 2 Sureties
Police Arraign Dino, Senator Gets N90 Million Bail With 2 Sureties

Senate clears air on IGP summons In a related development, the Senate via its spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi , has said the summoning of the Inspector- General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris , by it is not because of the travails of one of its senators, Dino Melaye .

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  • Elections 2018: the North West heads to the polls
Elections 2018: the North West heads to the polls

Alternatively, you should be able to find out details of your polling station by going on your local councils website . Labour hold about 2,270 of the seats being contested, the Tories 1,400 and the Liberal Democrats 470. Only voters who were registered with the local authority by Thursday April 17 can take part in the polls. Twenty-six ...

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  • Russian Su-30SM Fighter Jet Crashes in Syria Killing Pilots
Russian Su-30SM Fighter Jet Crashes in Syria Killing Pilots

Russian forces joined Syria's war in September 2015 fighting in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces. The plane was one of Russia's most advanced fighter aircrafts and performed its maiden flight in 2012.

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  • Very high risk for grass fires this afternoon, NWS says
Very high risk for grass fires this afternoon, NWS says

This year is the latest start to tornado season in Oklahoma since the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration began keeping records on severe storms. Most of the region is now 1-2 inches below average on rainfall through the month April. Several storms were seen in central Kansas, as almost 15 tornadoes were reported in the area, with the...

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  • North Korea 'moves U.S. prisoners to hotel' ahead of imminent release
North Korea 'moves U.S. prisoners to hotel' ahead of imminent release

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Thursday with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Chinese ministry said on weibo, the country's equivalent of Twitter. Still, the resolution urges Trump and the worldwide community to maintain strong economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea until it has "completely, verifiably, and irreversibly dismantle...

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  • Michelle Wolf's Correspondents' Dinner routine was cringeworthy and immature
Michelle Wolf's Correspondents' Dinner routine was cringeworthy and immature

Maybe some communication between Talev and Wolf would have led to a more focused and substantive comedy routine. Stand-up comedian tried to poke fun at Michelle Wolf for her controversial White House Correspondence Dinner roast of Sarah Huckabee Sanders , but instead, the tables turned on him.

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  • People will bear the May heat, but not Congress govt, says PM
People will bear the May heat, but not Congress govt, says PM

That is all. That does not mean there is an understanding (between BJP and JDS )", he said, adding, "In fact, the JD (S) is confident of forming the government on its own with the cooperation of TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu, Chandrasekhar Rao (TRS) and other friends in the political arena.

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  • 27 dead after high-intensity dust storm hits Rajasthan; power cables snapped
27 dead after high-intensity dust storm hits Rajasthan; power cables snapped

More than three dozen persons have also been injured in the storm and the lightning that struck the state on Wednesday night. "We have sought a detailed report from the affected districts", the relief commissioner said, adding that 156 cattle heads also perished in the calamity.

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  • Black Panther: Okoye Confronts W'Kabi in Deleted Scene
Black Panther: Okoye Confronts W'Kabi in Deleted Scene

The two reminisce about T'Challa's father, the late King T'Chaka, and T'Challa shares how he assumed the role of the Black Panther before his father died. That forces W'Kabi, who was none too happy after the botched extradition of Ulysses Klaue, to relent and end the argument by giving his wife a tender kiss on the forehead.

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  • Dozens Injured After Bonfire Explodes at Jewish Festival in London
Dozens Injured After Bonfire Explodes at Jewish Festival in London

An exact figure of the number injured in the explosion has not yet been revealed by police. The Metropolitan Police said no serious injuries were reported. Lighting bonfires is a traditional part of Lag BaOmer . The cause of the explosion is unknown, though excessive fuel as well as smartphones, thrown onto the pile by ultra-orthodox Jew...

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  • Police release officer body-camera video from Las Vegas mass shooting
Police release officer body-camera video from Las Vegas mass shooting

The 64-year-old Mesquite, NV man allegedly slaughtered 58 people and injured over 480 more when he opened fire with semiautomatic rifles from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay into an audience gathered near the Vegas strip for the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on October 1.

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  • Centre's bid to buy more time for draft scheme goes in vain
Centre's bid to buy more time for draft scheme goes in vain

The Supreme Court has also asked the Centre to file an affidavit regarding the matter, scheduling the next hearing for May 8. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it had considered the award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) while deciding the water share of Tamil Nadu , Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry in its judgm...

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  • S Korea sees a rebound in number of Chinese tourists
S Korea sees a rebound in number of Chinese tourists

Beijing hopes that talks between the United States and North Korea will be "smooth and achieve substantial progress", China's foreign minister said on Wednesday during a rare visit to Pyongyang as the Asian superpower tries to mend ties with its nuclear-armed neighbour.

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  • Joint report on press freedom in USA details worsening media environment
Joint report on press freedom in USA details worsening media environment

The relation between independent media and rule of law is mutually reinforcing. The PEC said it "deplored the dramatic increase in media victims as the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day on May 3", adding the number of journalists killed from January to April has soared by 57 per cent from the same period previous year.

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  • Trump and Kim Jong Un could meet at Demilitarized Zone, report says
Trump and Kim Jong Un could meet at Demilitarized Zone, report says

From North Korea's perspective, the legitimacy that comes from a leadership meeting with a USA president and ongoing negotiations as an equal are big wins. He's keen to take part in a cross-border handshake, but also wants photos to document the moment if he decides to stand up and walk out of talks, added the source.

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  • Manufacturing records 20th straight month of expansion
Manufacturing records 20th straight month of expansion

So activity levels improved at a faster pace in April than March, albeit only marginally. Sub-sector data indicated that the slowdown was mainly centred on the intermediate goods industry, although there was also a mild softening in the rate of growth at investment goods producers (which remained the top-performing sector).

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  • Nolan Arenado hits two of Rockies' four homers in rout of Cubs
Nolan Arenado hits two of Rockies' four homers in rout of Cubs

Anthony Rizzo hit a solo homer to deep right in the fourth and Kris Bryant hit a two-out, solo homer to left in the sixth. Brewers 6, Reds 5 • Homers by Manny Pina and Lorenzo Cain ended Milwaukee's historically bad slump, and Domingo Santana doubled home the go-ahead runs in the seventh inning for a victory in Cincinnati.

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  • UK Defense Ministry Acknowledges Civilian Casualties in Syria Airstrike in March
UK Defense Ministry Acknowledges Civilian Casualties in Syria Airstrike in March

A USA -backed coalition worked to deescalate the clashes, and fired one artillery round toward the advancing Syrian forces as a sort of "shot across the bow", the official said. The UN and rights groups have criticised the deals, saying they amount to forced displacement. In this photo released on Monday, April 30, 2018 by the Syrian official new...

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  • Police officers injured in CT house explosion
Police officers injured in CT house explosion

The man's wife had escaped before the blast. Pictures from social media show a large fire in the area. "It sounds nearly like it was a booby trap type of explosion", Freda said. WTNH News 8 reported that at least four people were injured, including one SWAT officer, and were taken away by ambulance around 8:30 p.m. Connecticut State Police t...

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  • United States transfers first detainee out of Guantanamo under Trump
United States transfers first detainee out of Guantanamo under Trump

In 2014, he agreed to plead guilty to charges relating to a 2002 attack on a French oil tanker, under the terms of a plea agreement that provided he would be transferred to Saudi Arabia after four more years in USA custody. Trump signed an order in January to keep the detention centre open and hinted, in his State of the Union address to Congress...

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  • US state's 'heartbeat' abortion law caps terminations at six weeks
US state's 'heartbeat' abortion law caps terminations at six weeks

The bill , which contains exceptions for rape, incest and physical threat to the life of the mother, passed without a single Democratic vote in either chamber. It remains on hold amid litigation being considered by the state Supreme Court. If passed, the legislation could face challenges claiming it violates U.S.

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  • Data scandal-rocked Cambridge Analytica 'ceasing all operations'
Data scandal-rocked Cambridge Analytica 'ceasing all operations'

A published report says the data firm at the center of Facebook's privacy debacle is closing its doors. Facebook said Cambridge Analytica's closure does not affect its own investigation into the data scandal. Despite its claims and the findings of the report, Cambridge Analytica stated, "it has been determined that it is no longer viable to...

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  • Cambridge Analytica to shut down, as Facebook data scandal rumbles on
Cambridge Analytica to shut down, as Facebook data scandal rumbles on

The controversy dates back several years, when researcher Aleksandr Kogan created a personality test app taken by some 270,000 Facebook users. The disclosures forced Facebook into crisis mode as regulators and lawmakers clamored for an explanation and users started a #DeleteFacebook campaign.

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  • Tensions simmer in Mexico as migrant caravan members wait at border
Tensions simmer in Mexico as migrant caravan members wait at border

Border inspectors processed 28 applications on Monday and Tuesday in San Ysidro, the nation's busiest border crossing, down from an average of about 50 a day from October 2017 to February 2018. "I'm scared, I'm so scared, I don't want to be sent home", she said, tears streaming down her face. Rodriguez was among the many migrants of the caravan w...

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  • American Christians Held in North Korean Prison Could Soon Be Released
American Christians Held in North Korean Prison Could Soon Be Released

Ahead of landmark talks with President Donald Trump, North Korea has allegedly released three US prisoners who were being held for years in a labor camp. The paper goes on to say that the test site is essentially an environmental disaster waiting to happen. Kim has time and time again committed himself to denuclearization and not called for the w...

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