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Ecowas gives clean bill of health to Liberian election

Ecowas gives clean bill of health to Liberian election Sirleaf has been the President of Liberia since 2006 following 14 years of a deadly civil war during the reign of the now incarcerated former President Charles Taylor, who was ousted by rebels in 2003. The election commission is ready to listen to official complaints but vote-counting will continue, spokesman Henry Boyd Flomo said. Tuesday's election will mark the first time in 73 years that a d... [Full Article...]

Eminem scolded and praised after bashing Trump and his supporters in rap

Eminem scolded and praised after bashing Trump and his supporters in rap In it, Eminem hits Trump with a flurry of combinations, calling him a "spoiled little brat", "stingy", "a kamikaze that'll probably cause a nuclear holocaust" and a whole lot more. Eminem's career is highlighted with emotionally charged raps, but this verse took things a step further, punctuated by dramatic pauses, recalibrations, and physical gestures including a fist raised in solidarity and ... [Full Article...]

Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable

Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable The three women from China were unable to return home when they no longer looked like their passport pics. But with their faces heavily swollen and covered in bandages, can you really blame the security personnel? However, Jian has since removed her post, indicating that this story may very well have burned the Chinese internets. [Full Article...]

Despacito: The Development of Puerto Rico

Despacito: The Development of Puerto Rico Virgin Islands, FEMA has said , according to NPR and NBC News . Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as the island was already struggling with a severe financial crisis, which forced the government to file for bankruptcy in May. Democrats said Trump's attacks were "shameful", given that the 3 million-plus US citizens on Puerto Rico are confronting the kind of hardships that would draw howls of out... [Full Article...]

All Whites' World Cup playoff opponents confirmed

All Whites' World Cup playoff opponents confirmed Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has confessed that he discussed with opposition players the prospect of playing out a draw during his side's meeting against Peru . The Chilean FA's vice-president has confirmed that the body will not report Peru and Colombia to Federation Internationale de Football Association over an alleged pact struck to send both teams through World Cup qualifying at ... [Full Article...]

Trump suggests 'Liddle' Sen. Bob Corker was 'made to sound a fool'

Corker is central to the success of tax reform, the central GOP priority going forward, and is a key voice in foreign policy. " Bob Corker gave us the Iran Deal, & that's about it", Trump tweeted . As Trump looks for his first major legislative victory, Corker's vote will be crucial on issues such as the coming tax overhaul bill. "This is a delicate balance", said Stephen Moore, a fellow at ... [Full Article...]

Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal

Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal Further, "attempts by Boeing to put tens of thousands of aerospace workers out of work across Canada is not something we look on positively". But speaking to media after the talks, the Prime Minister said he is open to a new two country accord if that is what it takes to save free trade between the USA and Canada. [Full Article...]

Massive mysterious hole, 80000 sq km in size, spotted in Antarctica

Massive mysterious hole, 80000 sq km in size, spotted in Antarctica Because there is a 40-year span between the last time this happened, there's no clear pattern for scientists to follow. The harsh winter in Antarctica makes it hard to find holes like this one, so it can be difficult to study them. This nearly twice the size of the Netherlands and marginally smaller than Ireland. Usually, a very cold but fresh layer of water covers a warmer and saltier lay... [Full Article...]

The art of the nuclear deal

The art of the nuclear deal Second, it appears that moderate Senate Republicans will side with Democrats to block passage of any sanctions that could endanger the Iran deal. Under the 2015 deal, Tehran agreed to roll back its nuclear program in exchange for relief from wide-ranging oil, trade and financial sanctions that had choked the Iranian economy. [Full Article...]

US Says It Will Withdraw From UNESCO, Citing 'Anti-Israel Bias'

US Says It Will Withdraw From UNESCO, Citing 'Anti-Israel Bias' Until that time, the United States, which provides around $80 million to UNESCO annually, will remain a full member. The "Department of State notified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova of the U.S. The United States said Thursday that it was pulling out of the UN's culture and education body, accusing it of "anti-Israel bias" in a move that underlines Washington's drift away from worldwide i... [Full Article...]

Daesh's British online recruiter 'White Widow' killed by United States drone

Daesh's British online recruiter 'White Widow' killed by United States drone Britain's The Sun newspaper cites United States intelligence sources as saying Jones was killed in June. Jones previously played in a punk band. Britain on Thursday refused to confirm reports that a USA drone had killed a middle-aged British mother, also known as the "white widow,", who had joined Islamic State jihadists in Syria . [Full Article...]

Hamas and Fatah 'agree deal' for unified Palestinian government

Hamas and Fatah 'agree deal' for unified Palestinian government The two sides had been meeting in the Egyptian capital this week with the aim of ending a crippling decadeold split between the two sides. "The legitimate government, the government of consensus, will return according to its responsibilities and according to the law", Fatah delegation chief Azzam Al-Ahmed said at the signing ceremony in Cairo . [Full Article...]

Heavy rainfall predicted in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha

Heavy rainfall predicted in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha Arrival of as many as 47 flights and departure of about 35 flights was rescheduled and many flights were delayed, an official said. Meanwhile, ferry services between Kolkata and Howrah have been suspended due to bad weather. Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph would prevail over Gangetic West Bengal and 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph very likely over adjoining areas of Jhark... [Full Article...]

New Mazda3 shown in concept teaser

New Mazda3 shown in concept teaser Mazda says one of the concepts will herald its next-generation products, while the other will signal the direction of the company's future design language. In 2019-2020 year, Japanese manufacturers are planning to bring to market a sedan Mazda 6 new generation. Looks like "Zoom-Zoom" fans have much to be excited about as Mazda has announced and teased two new concept cars on its way to the Toky... [Full Article...]

Earth to witness asteroid swingby over the southern sky on Thursday

Earth to witness asteroid swingby over the southern sky on Thursday Michael Kelley, a scientist working on the Nasa TC4 observation campaign, said: "Scientists have always appreciated knowing when an asteroid will make a close approach to and safely pass the Earth because they can make preparations to collect data to characterise and learn as much as possible about it". [Full Article...]

Federation Ship Banned for Breaking North Korea Sanctions

Federation Ship Banned for Breaking North Korea Sanctions Griffiths identified the four ships as Petrel 8, Hao Fan 6, Tong San 2 , and Jie Shun . "But it's a port ban", said Hugh Griffiths, coordinator of the UN Security Council Panel of Experts on North Korea sanctions, adding the ships were found "transporting prohibited goods". [Full Article...]

Central Council, UAS and Gov. Walker celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Central Council, UAS and Gov. Walker celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day For decades, Native American activists have tried to get rid of Columbus Day. This, after several years of stopgap measures to institute a Indigenous Peoples Day in the past. "But I am going to recognize our indigenous people who have been here for thousands of years". "The history of this land continues to be written by indigenous people", Mallot added. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom paper: Trump trip won't be a state visit

Trump may be allowed cut the ribbon on the brand new U.S. embassy which is close to completion at Nine Elms, near Battersea Power Station. The visit will not include a stay with the Queen like Barack Obama enjoyed in 2011. Donald Trump is set to make a scaled-down visit to Britain next year, it has been reported. British Prime Minister Theresa May stirred up anger in Parliament when she earli... [Full Article...]

Erdogan holds talks in Serbia as Turkey hikes Balkan clout

The dispute blew up last week when Turkey arrested a Turkish employee of the American consulate on suspicion of links to the group blamed for last year's failed coup. Turkish officials had expressed hope of a new page in Ankara-Washington relations under President Donald Trump after repeated bickering in the last months of Barack Obama's term. [Full Article...]

China opposes USA move to send its warship in South China Sea

China opposes USA move to send its warship in South China Sea The US Navy missile destroyer Chafee entered China's territorial waters near the islands on Tuesday and conducted a so-called " freedom of navigation " operation, without the permission of the Chinese government, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said yesterday. [Full Article...]


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