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We are proud of Suntai – PDP
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:09:00 +0200
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the late former governor of Taraba, Mr Danbaba Suntai, as an outstanding and professional man. Dr Cairo Ojougboh, the Deputy PDP National Chairman in Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff’s  faction, said this on Wednesday....
© The Punch
S.I. man busted for allegedly trafficking weapons in Kosovo
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:02:44 +0200
The feds have charged a Staten Island man for allegedly selling more than a dozen AK-47s and an anti-tank rocket launcher in Kosovo.
© NY Daily News
ICYMI: Buhari on life support in London Hospital – Fayose
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:57:48 +0200
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, ‎on Wednesday claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from voice impairment and has been on life support in a West-End London Hospital since June 6. He also dismissed...
© The Punch
Players praise Tiger for getting help, await return
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:56:58 +0200
Tiger Woods won’t be hosting this week’s PGA National tournament as he continues treatment to manage medications following an impaired driving arrest, and players on Wednesday praised his commitment to getting better. “It’s really...
© The Punch
Bravo is Chile’s hero in Confed Cup shoot-out win
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:52:27 +0200
Claudio Bravo was Chile’s hero on Wednesday as they beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out in the Confederations Cup semi-finals. The Manchester City goalkeeper saved all three penalties from Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and...
© The Punch
Chile edge Ronaldo’s Portugal for final
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:33:35 +0200
Chile are through to the finals of the Confederations Cup, edging out Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal in the first semi-final in Kazan Russia. The South Americans won in a shootout in which the Chilean keeper was the hero, stopping three of the kicks....
© The Punch
Officer shot in head at police station
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:29:00 +0200
An incident where a cop was shot in the head coincides with a report dealing with cop killings.
© Cape Times
Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault on TTC bus
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:28:28 +0200
The suspect is described as in his 20s, about five-foot-six with a slim build and a moustache.
© The Star
FBI agent pleads not guilty to lying about shooting at rancher in Oregon standoff
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:15:00 +0200
An FBI agent pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of lying about firing two shots at Robert “LaVoy” Finicum, one of the leaders of the armed standoff at a wildlife refuge in Oregon last year. W. Joseph Astarita, stone-faced and wearing a dark-gray...
© LA Times
Many queries as new Zim airline gets set to take to skies
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:11:00 +0200
Despite all the hype they created around it, Zimbabwe Airways is unsure if they'll be able to fill their newly acquired 300-seater jet.
© Cape Times
Fed approves all 34 biggest banks' dividend and buyback plans. That's a first.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:10:00 +0200
The Federal Reserve has given the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn. It was the first time in seven...
© LA Times
Bravo for Claudio as Chile through to #ConfedCup final
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:07:00 +0200
The result was justice for Chile after they hit the woodwork with two successive shots in the dying seconds of extra time.
© Cape Times
Pope gives prestigious red hats to five new cardinals, tells them not to act as ‘princes’
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:05:54 +0200
Pope Francis gave the Catholic church five new cardinals Wednesday, somberly instructing them to act as servants and not “princes” in a world where innocents ...
© Japan Times
Toronto waterfront receives $1.25 billion to clean up and protect the Port Lands
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:04:09 +0200
Canada, Ontario and Toronto governments will pitch in to restore and flood-protect Toronto's southeastern waterfront.
© The Star
Towards re-inventing Nigeria’s warped federalism
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:51 +0200
Gbade Ojo The ongoing polemic vis-à-vis the notice by the Arewa youths to the South-Eastern residents in the 19 Northern states of the country to relocate to their home base before October 1, has brought to the fore, once again, the convoluting character...
© The Punch
Air pollution exposure may hasten death, even at levels deemed 'safe,' study says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:00 +0200
At a time when the Trump administration is moving to delay and dismantle air quality regulations, a new study suggests that air pollution continues to cut Americans’ lives short, even at levels well below the legal limits set by the U.S. Environmental...
© LA Times
Va. cops: Man charged in Muslim teen slay has no MS-13 gang ties
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:59:16 +0200
The man charged with murdering a 17-year-old Muslim girl in Virginia has no ties to the MS-13 street gang, authorities said Wednesday.
© NY Daily News
Assad regime taking U.S. retaliation threat seriously, Mattis says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:55:36 +0200
Syria’s government is taking seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters traveling with ...
© Japan Times
Cowboys' David Irving suspended four games for violating NFL policy on PEDs
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:55:00 +0200
Dallas defensive end David Irving has been suspended the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's policy against performance-enhancing drugs. The ban announced Wednesday leaves the Cowboys without two potential starting pass rushers because...
© LA Times
Warren Buffett calls GOP health care act ‘Relief for the Rich'
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:52:28 +0200
Warren Buffett, one of the richest people in the world, used his tax returns to prove the GOP’s health care bill would be great for him.
© NY Daily News
Craven Week call-up for Manenberg teen
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:51:00 +0200
A Manenberg teenager is on his way to achieving his dream of becoming a professional rugby player after getting a Western Province Under 18 call-up.
© Cape Times
Lucky to escape fiery deaths
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:51:00 +0200
A fire in Manenberg wrought devastation leaving one man in a critical condition and an expectant mother without clothing and supplies for her unborn child.
© Cape Times
AFL-CIO launches ads blasting GOP health care bill in red states
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:50:57 +0200
Union leader Richard Trumka vowed to shut down the Senate health bill that would deprive 22 million Americans of health care.
© NY Daily News
Civilians among at least 15 killed in eastern Syria airstrike by unidentified jet
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:50:32 +0200
At least 15 people were killed in an airstrike in eastern Syria on Wednesday, activists said, in the second attack in three days reported to ...
© Japan Times
Most important news of yesterday:
Pheu Thai wades into primary voting row
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:55:00 +0200
The Pheu Thai Party yesterday lodged a petition with the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) and the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) calling for a review of the controversial political party law.
© Bangkok Post
BBL chooses fintech startups for InnoHub
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 +0200
Bangkok Bank (BBL) has picked eight local and overseas financial technology (fintech) startups to join the bank's fintech accelerator programme, as part of its quest to implement innovative financial products and services.
© Bangkok Post
We are proud of Suntai – PDP
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:09:00 +0200
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the late former governor of Taraba, Mr Danbaba Suntai, as an outstanding and professional man. Dr Cairo Ojougboh, the Deputy PDP National Chairman in Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff’s  faction, said this on Wednesday....
© The Punch
S.I. man busted for allegedly trafficking weapons in Kosovo
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:02:44 +0200
The feds have charged a Staten Island man for allegedly selling more than a dozen AK-47s and an anti-tank rocket launcher in Kosovo.
© NY Daily News
ICYMI: Buhari on life support in London Hospital – Fayose
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:57:48 +0200
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, ‎on Wednesday claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from voice impairment and has been on life support in a West-End London Hospital since June 6. He also dismissed...
© The Punch
Players praise Tiger for getting help, await return
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:56:58 +0200
Tiger Woods won’t be hosting this week’s PGA National tournament as he continues treatment to manage medications following an impaired driving arrest, and players on Wednesday praised his commitment to getting better. “It’s really...
© The Punch
Bravo is Chile’s hero in Confed Cup shoot-out win
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:52:27 +0200
Claudio Bravo was Chile’s hero on Wednesday as they beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out in the Confederations Cup semi-finals. The Manchester City goalkeeper saved all three penalties from Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and...
© The Punch
Chile edge Ronaldo’s Portugal for final
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:33:35 +0200
Chile are through to the finals of the Confederations Cup, edging out Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal in the first semi-final in Kazan Russia. The South Americans won in a shootout in which the Chilean keeper was the hero, stopping three of the kicks....
© The Punch
Officer shot in head at police station
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:29:00 +0200
An incident where a cop was shot in the head coincides with a report dealing with cop killings.
© Cape Times
Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault on TTC bus
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:28:28 +0200
The suspect is described as in his 20s, about five-foot-six with a slim build and a moustache.
© The Star
FBI agent pleads not guilty to lying about shooting at rancher in Oregon standoff
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:15:00 +0200
An FBI agent pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of lying about firing two shots at Robert “LaVoy” Finicum, one of the leaders of the armed standoff at a wildlife refuge in Oregon last year. W. Joseph Astarita, stone-faced and wearing a dark-gray...
© LA Times
Many queries as new Zim airline gets set to take to skies
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:11:00 +0200
Despite all the hype they created around it, Zimbabwe Airways is unsure if they'll be able to fill their newly acquired 300-seater jet.
© Cape Times
Fed approves all 34 biggest banks' dividend and buyback plans. That's a first.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:10:00 +0200
The Federal Reserve has given the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn. It was the first time in seven...
© LA Times
Bravo for Claudio as Chile through to #ConfedCup final
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:07:00 +0200
The result was justice for Chile after they hit the woodwork with two successive shots in the dying seconds of extra time.
© Cape Times
Pope gives prestigious red hats to five new cardinals, tells them not to act as ‘princes’
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:05:54 +0200
Pope Francis gave the Catholic church five new cardinals Wednesday, somberly instructing them to act as servants and not “princes” in a world where innocents ...
© Japan Times
Toronto waterfront receives $1.25 billion to clean up and protect the Port Lands
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:04:09 +0200
Canada, Ontario and Toronto governments will pitch in to restore and flood-protect Toronto's southeastern waterfront.
© The Star
Towards re-inventing Nigeria’s warped federalism
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:51 +0200
Gbade Ojo The ongoing polemic vis-à-vis the notice by the Arewa youths to the South-Eastern residents in the 19 Northern states of the country to relocate to their home base before October 1, has brought to the fore, once again, the convoluting character...
© The Punch
Air pollution exposure may hasten death, even at levels deemed 'safe,' study says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:00 +0200
At a time when the Trump administration is moving to delay and dismantle air quality regulations, a new study suggests that air pollution continues to cut Americans’ lives short, even at levels well below the legal limits set by the U.S. Environmental...
© LA Times
Va. cops: Man charged in Muslim teen slay has no MS-13 gang ties
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:59:16 +0200
The man charged with murdering a 17-year-old Muslim girl in Virginia has no ties to the MS-13 street gang, authorities said Wednesday.
© NY Daily News
Assad regime taking U.S. retaliation threat seriously, Mattis says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:55:36 +0200
Syria’s government is taking seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters traveling with ...
© Japan Times
Cowboys' David Irving suspended four games for violating NFL policy on PEDs
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:55:00 +0200
Dallas defensive end David Irving has been suspended the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's policy against performance-enhancing drugs. The ban announced Wednesday leaves the Cowboys without two potential starting pass rushers because...
© LA Times
Warren Buffett calls GOP health care act ‘Relief for the Rich'
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:52:28 +0200
Warren Buffett, one of the richest people in the world, used his tax returns to prove the GOP’s health care bill would be great for him.
© NY Daily News
Craven Week call-up for Manenberg teen
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:51:00 +0200
A Manenberg teenager is on his way to achieving his dream of becoming a professional rugby player after getting a Western Province Under 18 call-up.
© Cape Times
Lucky to escape fiery deaths
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:51:00 +0200
A fire in Manenberg wrought devastation leaving one man in a critical condition and an expectant mother without clothing and supplies for her unborn child.
© Cape Times
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