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Donald Trump Jr.'s estranged wife Vanessa deals with drama surrounding her ex's love life, while putting their five kids first
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Despite putting up a brave face, Vanessa Trump is not handling news of her estranged husband's new girlfriend very well, sources say. On Wednesday, Don Jr. attacked Daily News columnist Linda Stasi over her column calling on Fox News to consider firing...
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Don Trump's Jr.'s estranged wife Vanessa deals with drama surrounding her ex's love life, while putting their five kids first
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Despite putting up a brave face, Vanessa Trump is not handling news of her estranged husband's new girlfriend very well, sources say. On Wednesday, Don Jr. attacked Daily News columnist Linda Stasi over her column calling on Fox News to consider firing...
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EDITORIAL: Lessons of the Jackie Wilson murder trial saga
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:49:01 +0200
We need to turn our sense of disgust into iron determination that the scales of justice never again will be tilted by police torture.
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Harvard, Asian-Americans group spar over data in bias case
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:35:24 +0200
Asian-Americans who apply to Harvard University face the lowest acceptance rates, according to a study of admissions records filed Friday.
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EDITORIAL: Elon Musk’s fast tunnel to O’Hare needs a slow and careful look
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:34:28 +0200
We don’t see how this project can reasonably kick off in the next three to four months, as Musk predicts.
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Anthony Scaramucci, L.A.'s Gary Winnick encouraging pardon for 'junk bond king' Michael Milken
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:30:00 +0200
Some of President Trump’s current and former advisors have urged him to pardon Michael Milken, the “junk bond” king of the 1980s who went to jail for securities fraud but has since become a high-profile philanthropist and crusader for cancer prevention,...
© LA Times
Black religious leaders criticize Sessions’ use of scripture
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:27:09 +0200
The Revs. Jesse Jackson and William Barber, in separate statements, called Sessions' use of biblical scripture incorrect.
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Beijing strikes back after Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:24:11 +0200
U.S. President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and the smoldering trade war ...
© Japan Times
Constitution amendment: Jonathan can’t re-contest for President, say SANs
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:20:49 +0200
Samuel Awoyinfa, Femi Atoyebi, Femi Makinde, Success Nwogu, Ade Adesomoju, Etim Ekpimah, Leye Aluko and Justin Tyopuusu Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria have argued that former President Goodluck Jonathan cannot seek re-election into the office of the...
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Boom time for businesses as World Cup fever grips Nigeria
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:20:20 +0200
It was like a carnival. Brightly-dressed young men and women moving their waists and in fact entire bodies from side to side as latest songs of various Nigerian hip hop artistes blared from giant-sized speakers strategically positioned. For the past two...
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Things to note when it comes to marital sex
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:20:17 +0200
Funmi, do you still have something special for the married, when it comes to sex? Besides sex, are there things that can help the marriage relationship to be ever refreshing? When married, are there some hidden sexual lifestyle one should look out for?...
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I might relocate to another country soon, Yemi Solade laments
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:20:14 +0200
For over four decades, popular actor Yemi Solade has wormed his way into the hearts of Nigerians with his acting prowess. However, it seems the actor is fed up of Nigeria and plans on relocating to another country with his family. “For the first time...
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The hot-hitting Dodger fantasy owners should ride … for now
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:19:39 +0200
Max Muncy is not a character from “The Andy Griffith Show,” a character from a 1950s spy novel or a suspenders-wearing bartender with a handlebar mustache serving spirits at an underground speakeasy in the bowels of Manhattan. The Dodger is, however,...
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I have a huge crush on Simi –Dapo
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:19:28 +0200
Recently, popular singer Praiz signed his first artiste, Dapo, under the management of Xtreme music and in the short while, the budding singer has released a song, ‘Necessary,’ which is dominating the airwaves across Lagos. Although the lad is under...
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Parents, your girls are ‘high’ on boyfriends! (ii)
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:18:42 +0200
Dear Aunty Temilolu, Many thanks for all the mind-blowing messages you always post on Facebook. They build, encourage and make us stand tall to see farther. I wish to see you someday so I can give you the big hug I have been keeping for you! Your messages...
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Nigerians anticipate victory as Super Eagles meet Croatia today
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:18:40 +0200
Jesusegun Alagbe Nigerians are hoping for a win as the Super Eagles meet Croatia on Saturday (today) in their first match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Both teams are placed alongside Argentina and Iceland in Group D of the tournament. The match...
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What we’d do if Super Eagles win world cup – Nigerian Celebs
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:18:36 +0200
Today, the Super Eagles of Nigeria play their first match against Croatia and most Nigerians are rooting for the national team to win the match. No doubt the World Cup fever has caught virtually every Nigerian including entertainers. In a chat with Saturday...
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Evans’ lawyer, Ogungbeje, withdraws from case
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:18:23 +0200
Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The lead counsel to alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has withdrawn from the case which is currently before the Lagos State High Court. Ogungbeje, in a press statement, said his withdrawal...
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Varadkar ‘stirring the pot’ over election talk, says Micheál Martin
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:18:17 +0200
Minority government: Confidence and supply deal effectively runs out after the October budget
© The Irish Times
Stop spreading falsehood, Ekiti PDP tells APC
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:17:12 +0200
The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress of trying to cause disaffection within its fold by spreading falsehood. The party described as laughable claims by the opposition that some prominent PDP...
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Power grid records first total collapse in four months
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:16:40 +0200
’Femi Asu The nation’s power grid has suffered a total collapse this month, for the first time since February. Data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Friday showed that the grid collapsed on June 8, bringing the number...
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Woman checks newspapers for obituaries to rob relatives of the dead
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:16:32 +0200
A New York City woman has made it a duty to read the obituaries in Westchester County so as to be able to rob and break into homes of relatives of the dead, according to charlotteobserver.com. A string of burglaries in the area over the last few months...
© The Punch
APC convention: nPDP chieftains to meet next week, leave options open
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:16:30 +0200
John Alechenu, Success Nwogu and Alexander Okere With roughly one week to the national elective convention of the All Progressives Congress, chieftains of the new Peoples Democratic Party bloc of the party are yet to agree on the next course of action,...
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Why you may need IVF
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:16:23 +0200
Abayomi Ajayi One in four Nigerian couples experience infertility.  Many men and women who come from large families with many siblings and nieces and nephews never expect to experience infertility.  There are couples for which infertility is the most...
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Teen attempts to rape friend’s mum during visit
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:15:46 +0200
A woman has been sexually assaulted by a teenager, who was invited to spend the night at her home, worldwideweirdnews.com reports. Jordan Corter, 18, was at a sleepover at his friend’s house on Sunday night when he attempted to rape the mother of his...
© The Punch
Most important news of last week:
Man, 39, shot to death in Cicero
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 23:01:51 +0200
Claudio Martinez, 39, was shot in the chest about 11:50 p.m. in the 1400 block of South 49th Street.
© Sun-Times
James Quinn: A Kinahan killer in profile
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 21:18:00 +0200
A thug whose criminal career has been a menace and a threat to public safety – Garda
© The Irish Times
How about a little respect for the homely Calumet River and the 10th Ward?
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:06:29 +0200
That muck potentially contains lead, cadmium, chromium, nickel, arsenic and other pollutants from the steel-making process. Where will it go?
© Sun-Times
Harper: Mickey Callaway seems to be in over his head as Mets continue downward spiral
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:10:00 +0200
If Mickey Callaway expects his players to take anything he says seriously ever again, he needs to bench Jay Bruce for lollygagging in the outfield on Wednesday, allowing Ender Inciarte to turn the most routine of singles into a hustle double. After all,...
© NY Daily News
Woman shot while breaking up fight in University Village
Sun, 10 Jun 2018 13:18:23 +0200
The other person then took out a gun and shot her in the face and stomach.
© Sun-Times
Female undergraduate, others arrested for kidnap in Ebonyi
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 08:05:15 +0200
Clement Nnachi, Abakaliki A final-year female undergraduate student of the Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki (name withheld) and four other suspects have been paraded by the Ebonyi State Police Command for their alleged involvement in the abduction...
© The Punch
Samsung employs 320,000 people in 73 countries: report
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:21:16 +0200
Samsung Electronics said Friday it had 320,000 employees around the globe as of the end of December last year and had sp
© The Korea Herald
Agriculture ministry officials leaked details of Tohoku disaster reconstruction projects to private firms: regulator
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:34:30 +0200
Undisclosed information about procurement for post-disaster reconstruction projects in the Tohoku region was leaked by seven agriculture ministry officials to a total of five former ...
© Japan Times
5 injured in shooting at California funeral home: report
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:32:56 +0200
At least five people were injured Thursday in a shooting at a funeral home in Hayward, Calif., according to a local report. The incident took place at the Chapel of the Chimes, which is located in the San Francisco Bay area, according to ABC 7. The...
© New York Post
[Mihir Sharma] West’s crackup reshapes the East
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:59:39 +0200
If US President Donald Trump wanted to discredit the West, he could hardly be doing a more thorough job of it. The hosti
© The Korea Herald
Foxconn keen on EEC
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Foxconn Technology Co Ltd, a Taiwan-based global manufacturer of computers, communication devices and consumer gadgets, is eager to invest in Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.
© Bangkok Post
Man’s body found in Lawndale garbage cart
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 20:34:05 +0200
The adult male's body was found about 11 a.m. in an alley off the 1400 block of South Hamlin, according to Chicago Police. 
© Sun-Times
100 anni battaglia Solstizio, il diario del tenente Prato
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:20:23 +0200
Cannoni, corpo a corpo e l'aiuto del Piave. Il nemico non passò
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Iran’s intl. metal working exhibition slated for late June
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:34:33 +0200
TEHRAN – The third edition of Iran’s International Exhibition for Metal Working (AMB Iran 2018) is scheduled to be held on June 26-29 at Shahr-e-Aftab International Exhibition Center in Tehran.
© Tehran Times
Da Magritte a Duchamp, il big bang del Surrealismo
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:47:23 +0200
A Palazzo Blu, opere del Pompidou raccontano il '29 anno chiave
© Ansa
Trump Gushes Over North Korea
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:04:59 +0200
The rest of the world holds its breath.
© The New York Times
Anti-immigrant graffiti attack on Irish bar in Kansas City
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:28:00 +0200
‘Immigrants not welcome’ sprayed on Brownes Irish Market, which was founded in 1887
© The Irish Times
2 children killed, 3rd injured after camper catches fire
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:47:20 +0200
BRONSON, Mich. — Authorities say two children, ages 2 and 5, have died after the camper they were in caught fire in southern Michigan. The Branch County Sheriff’s Office says the fire started around 10:30 a.m. Monday at a residence in Bronson,...
© New York Post
How Olympian Donovan Bailey ended up destitute after he put money into an offshore tax scheme
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 03:30:00 +0200
Under the tax scheme, clients shuttled millions of dollars offshore through a colourful cast of characters, including a Bahamas-based businessman later accused of stealing $20 million, and his former partner, who was shot outside his office.
© The Star
Queens high school administrator slept with at least four teachers and one student and tormented subordinates: lawsuit
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 03:00:00 +0200
An educator accused of bedding four or more teachers and at least one student at a Queens high school tormented female subordinates who complained about him, a new $2 million lawsuit charges. John Binet was named assistant principal of English at Hillcrest...
© NY Daily News
Politicians fear for safety as threats against Congress skyrocket
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 23:49:48 +0200
WASHINGTON — Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia bought body armor. Rep. Gregg Harper hired armed security guards for events back home in Mississippi. And Rep. Dan Dovonan fortified his Brooklyn and Staten Island offices with security camera and buzzer...
© New York Post
Spanish teen champion driver dies in moto accident
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:29:51 +0200
Spanish teen moto hope Andreas Perez, 14, died Monday from severe injuries sustained in a crash Sunday in a junior world championships race at the Montmelo outside Barcelona, organisers said.
© The Local
Veteran Chicago director David Cromer wins Tony Award for ‘The Band’s Visit’
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 04:27:40 +0200
He makes a plea to the suicidal in his acceptance speech for 'The Band's Visit.'
© Sun-Times
It's easy being green, state and activists say
Sun, 10 Jun 2018 23:30:00 +0200
Thailand's future to become an environmentally friendly country will not look bleak if all Thais care enough about protecting and preserving the environment, state officials and environmentalists say.
© Bangkok Post
Yo, Adrienne! 'The Real' co-host Houghton fighting for Puerto Rico's rocky road to recovery
Sun, 10 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The theme of this year’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade is “One Nation, Many Voices.” One of those voices belongs to “The Real” co-host Adrienne Houghton (née Bailon), who’s using her voice nowadays to help victims of hurricane Maria. Formerly...
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