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Buhari returns to Abuja from Netherlands
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:13:20 +0200
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful three-day official visit to The Hague, Netherlands, where he delivered a keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Court. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant...
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Transgender prisoner sent to female prison, ‘sexually assaults’ four women
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:12:21 +0200
A transgender prisoner has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates after being sent to a women’s prison, despite not having had reassignment surgery. It is alleged the first attack took place within days of the inmate arriving at...
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Woman obsessed with Capital Gazette attack accused of threatening to shoot newspaper reporter at Massachusetts office
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0200
A woman obsessed with the Capital Gazette attack threatened to shoot a reporter at a Massachusetts newspaper simply because he wanted to be taken off an email list, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Investigators say Amy Zuckerman sent an email to a reporter...
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Two beachgoers bitten by sharks off Fire Island
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0200
A 13-year-old boy was bitten by a shark while boogie boarding off of Fire Island Wednesday. The attack took place at Atlantique Beach, while a second person was bitten by at Sailors' Haven. Both attacks occurred around noon. The boy “stumbled out of...
© NY Daily News
Injured Mets star Yoenis Cespedes plays first base in rehab game
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0200
The Mets are at least trying to see if Yoenis Cespedes can handle first base. In a rehab game with the Gulf Coast League Mets Wednesday afternoon, the injured slugger started at first base, which could potentially be the beginning of an effort to save...
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Galway creche temporarily closed after outbreak of Ecoli
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:54:39 +0200
Seven children identified with bug, two have been hospitalised
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Female prison inmates demand ‘private time’ with visiting husbands
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:51:16 +0200
Inmates of Zimbabwe’s Chikurubi Female prison have appealed to the government to allow them have private moments with their husbands during visits. The inmates made the request during a graduation ceremony at the prisons reports iHarare. Zimbabwe...
© The Punch
Trump claims no more threat from Russia, contradicting U.S. intelligence warnings
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:50:00 +0200
Reigniting concerns over his recent embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump said Wednesday that Moscow is no longer targeting the United States, contradicting his top intelligence advisor’s warning days ago that “the lights are...
© LA Times
INEC to suspend voter registration till after 2019 elections
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:46:58 +0200
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections. It, however, said the time for registration and...
© The Punch
Non-denominational graveyard opens in Killarney
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:46:00 +0200
Undertakers confirm town’s public graveyards out of space for new burials
© The Irish Times
Knicks again top Forbes list of most valuable NBA teams with value of $3.6 billion
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:45:00 +0200
The Knicks have two streaks running and, amazingly, they’re unrelated. For the third straight year, the team was listed by Forbes as the most valuable in the NBA at $3.6 billion, a $300 million markup from 2017 despite home attendance dropping last...
© NY Daily News
Other athletes like Josh Hader who came under fire for controversial social media posts
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:40:00 +0200
Josh Hader is far from the first athlete to become embroiled in controversy for social media posts, and he certainly won’t be the last. The Brewers pitcher’s offensive old tweets which were exposed during Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game are just more...
© NY Daily News
Isola: If Kawhi Leonard healthy and fully engaged, he will have monster season, but Raptors making huge gamble that they can sign him next summer
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:40:00 +0200
Kawhi Leonard and his camp — and really, you’re nobody in the NBA unless you have a camp — could teach an instructional course on how to blow $211 million and harm your image. That would be a valuable infomercial for budding superstars and fledgling...
© NY Daily News
Boeing finalizes $3.9-billion deal for two new Air Force One planes
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:40:00 +0200
A year and a half after President Trump first blasted the cost of the presidential transport planes as “out of control,” aerospace giant Boeing Co. has officially landed the $3.9-billion contract for the next generation of Air Force One jumbo jets....
© LA Times
Liverpool star, Oxlade-Chamberlain, likely to miss entire season
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:39:46 +0200
Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to miss the whole of the forthcoming season, with the Premier League club saying Wednesday that they were already aware of the grim scenario. The 24-year-old suffered multiple knee ligament damage...
© The Punch
Police intimidation worrisome, Fayose cries out
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:38:46 +0200
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again raised the alarm, accusing the police of continuous intimidation of himself, his family, and Ekiti workers. The governor in a press release by his Chief Press Secretary,...
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INEC decries ‘vote-buying’ in Ekiti governorship election
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:34:13 +0200
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed displeasure over the open buying of votes in the recently concluded Ekiti State governorship election won by the All Progressives Congress. This was contained in a communiqué...
© The Punch
Russia Is No Longer Targeting the U.S., Trump Says, Contradicting His Own Intelligence Director
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:31:45 +0200
“There’s been no president ever as tough as I have been on Russia,” President Trump said Wednesday.
© The New York Times
Mourinho confident World Cup heroics will lift Pogba
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:30:11 +0200
Jose Mourinho is confident that the euphoria of lifting the World Cup will provide a boost to Paul Pogba’s club career at Manchester United. Pogba was the subject of criticism from some quarters for his United performances last season and found...
© The Punch
David Spade says Kate Spade's death is still 'very tough'
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:30:00 +0200
David Spade fondly remembered his late sister-in-law Kate Spade Wednesday morning, noting the “very sweet” way she made the women around her feel special. The comedian, 53, told “Good Morning America” that his family is doing “as good as we...
© NY Daily News
Christie Brinkley had a special way of introducing her daughter Alexa to Billy Joel's music
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:30:00 +0200
Alexa Rae Joel gives new meaning to baby grand piano. Joel’s model mom Christie Brinkley is featured in the new issue of Social Life magazine, where she talks about her and Billy Joel’s 32-year-old daughter’s early introduction to music. “Whenever...
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Mehta: Darrelle Revis should be in the Hall of Fame, and Rex Ryan agrees — 'The best corner, period, at any one stretch'
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:25:00 +0200
He was a dominant force who banished some of the game’s greats to a mythical island, a generational talent destined for Canton one day. He was a superstar, a businessman and a mystery by the end of his 11-year career. Most of all, he was a special football...
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Employee treks 20 miles to work on first day, gets car gift
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:23:06 +0200
An employee, Walter Carr, who trekked 20 miles to make it on time for his first day at a new job has been gifted a car by his boss, upon learning of his efforts. Carr broke down in tears when Luke Marklin, the CEO of Bellhops, handed over the set of keys...
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FG makes N343.05m from savings bond in July, says DMO
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:21:39 +0200
The Federal Government said it made N343.05m from sales of savings bond in July. The results of the sales published on the website of the Debt Management Office on Wednesday in Abuja, showed that N79.98m was allotted for July 2020 at 10.48 per cent. It...
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Trump says Russia no longer targeting the US
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:20:31 +0200
President Donald Trump's answer contradicts election warnings from his intelligence chief.
© Sun-Times
Most important news of today:
‘Affordable’ housing may need to be redefined, Tory acknowledges
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:38:40 +0200
Statistics suggest that many Torontonians pay more than 30 per cent of their income on shelter.
© The Star
Canadian water heater company getting squeezed on both sides of tariff dispute
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:01:39 +0200
Company that sends raw materials to the U.S. and brings manufactured products back to Canada. Now the vendor has to account for a new reality of trade hostility.
© The Star
29 Medal of Honor recipients introduced before MLB All-Star game
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:35:07 +0200
FOX broadcaster Joe Buck asked the sellout Nationals Park crowd to remain silent while he introduced each man separately, listing their rank and branch within the military. The Medal of Honor is the country's highest military decoration, bestowed to a...
© Houston Chronicle
In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:38:58 +0200
In cities that are already scorching hot, temperatures and humidity levels are rising to levels that the human body simply can’t tolerate, researchers warn.
© The New York Times
TD Bank customers feel short-changed by coin-counting settlement
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:21:40 +0200
Americans get 26 cents for every $100 they made in Penny Arcade transactions under a formula used to distribute the settlement money.
© The Star
Buhari returns to Abuja from Netherlands
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:13:20 +0200
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful three-day official visit to The Hague, Netherlands, where he delivered a keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Court. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant...
© The Punch
Transgender prisoner sent to female prison, ‘sexually assaults’ four women
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:12:21 +0200
A transgender prisoner has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates after being sent to a women’s prison, despite not having had reassignment surgery. It is alleged the first attack took place within days of the inmate arriving at...
© The Punch
Woman obsessed with Capital Gazette attack accused of threatening to shoot newspaper reporter at Massachusetts office
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0200
A woman obsessed with the Capital Gazette attack threatened to shoot a reporter at a Massachusetts newspaper simply because he wanted to be taken off an email list, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Investigators say Amy Zuckerman sent an email to a reporter...
© NY Daily News
Two beachgoers bitten by sharks off Fire Island
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0200
A 13-year-old boy was bitten by a shark while boogie boarding off of Fire Island Wednesday. The attack took place at Atlantique Beach, while a second person was bitten by at Sailors' Haven. Both attacks occurred around noon. The boy “stumbled out of...
© NY Daily News
Injured Mets star Yoenis Cespedes plays first base in rehab game
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0200
The Mets are at least trying to see if Yoenis Cespedes can handle first base. In a rehab game with the Gulf Coast League Mets Wednesday afternoon, the injured slugger started at first base, which could potentially be the beginning of an effort to save...
© NY Daily News
Galway creche temporarily closed after outbreak of Ecoli
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:54:39 +0200
Seven children identified with bug, two have been hospitalised
© The Irish Times
Female prison inmates demand ‘private time’ with visiting husbands
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:51:16 +0200
Inmates of Zimbabwe’s Chikurubi Female prison have appealed to the government to allow them have private moments with their husbands during visits. The inmates made the request during a graduation ceremony at the prisons reports iHarare. Zimbabwe...
© The Punch
Trump claims no more threat from Russia, contradicting U.S. intelligence warnings
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:50:00 +0200
Reigniting concerns over his recent embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump said Wednesday that Moscow is no longer targeting the United States, contradicting his top intelligence advisor’s warning days ago that “the lights are...
© LA Times
INEC to suspend voter registration till after 2019 elections
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:46:58 +0200
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections. It, however, said the time for registration and...
© The Punch
Non-denominational graveyard opens in Killarney
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:46:00 +0200
Undertakers confirm town’s public graveyards out of space for new burials
© The Irish Times
Knicks again top Forbes list of most valuable NBA teams with value of $3.6 billion
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:45:00 +0200
The Knicks have two streaks running and, amazingly, they’re unrelated. For the third straight year, the team was listed by Forbes as the most valuable in the NBA at $3.6 billion, a $300 million markup from 2017 despite home attendance dropping last...
© NY Daily News
Other athletes like Josh Hader who came under fire for controversial social media posts
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:40:00 +0200
Josh Hader is far from the first athlete to become embroiled in controversy for social media posts, and he certainly won’t be the last. The Brewers pitcher’s offensive old tweets which were exposed during Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game are just more...
© NY Daily News
Isola: If Kawhi Leonard healthy and fully engaged, he will have monster season, but Raptors making huge gamble that they can sign him next summer
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:40:00 +0200
Kawhi Leonard and his camp — and really, you’re nobody in the NBA unless you have a camp — could teach an instructional course on how to blow $211 million and harm your image. That would be a valuable infomercial for budding superstars and fledgling...
© NY Daily News
Boeing finalizes $3.9-billion deal for two new Air Force One planes
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:40:00 +0200
A year and a half after President Trump first blasted the cost of the presidential transport planes as “out of control,” aerospace giant Boeing Co. has officially landed the $3.9-billion contract for the next generation of Air Force One jumbo jets....
© LA Times
Liverpool star, Oxlade-Chamberlain, likely to miss entire season
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:39:46 +0200
Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to miss the whole of the forthcoming season, with the Premier League club saying Wednesday that they were already aware of the grim scenario. The 24-year-old suffered multiple knee ligament damage...
© The Punch
Police intimidation worrisome, Fayose cries out
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:38:46 +0200
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again raised the alarm, accusing the police of continuous intimidation of himself, his family, and Ekiti workers. The governor in a press release by his Chief Press Secretary,...
© The Punch
INEC decries ‘vote-buying’ in Ekiti governorship election
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:34:13 +0200
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed displeasure over the open buying of votes in the recently concluded Ekiti State governorship election won by the All Progressives Congress. This was contained in a communiqué...
© The Punch
Russia Is No Longer Targeting the U.S., Trump Says, Contradicting His Own Intelligence Director
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:31:45 +0200
“There’s been no president ever as tough as I have been on Russia,” President Trump said Wednesday.
© The New York Times
Mourinho confident World Cup heroics will lift Pogba
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:30:11 +0200
Jose Mourinho is confident that the euphoria of lifting the World Cup will provide a boost to Paul Pogba’s club career at Manchester United. Pogba was the subject of criticism from some quarters for his United performances last season and found...
© The Punch
David Spade says Kate Spade's death is still 'very tough'
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:30:00 +0200
David Spade fondly remembered his late sister-in-law Kate Spade Wednesday morning, noting the “very sweet” way she made the women around her feel special. The comedian, 53, told “Good Morning America” that his family is doing “as good as we...
© NY Daily News
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