• FG confirms release of 101 Dapchi schoolgirls
FG confirms release of 101 Dapchi schoolgirls

Another resident of Dapchi said five girls were reportedly trampled to death as they were being driven away in overcrowded trucks. The 105 Dapchi schoolgirls released by Boko Haram on Wednesday have been transported to Abuja to meet President Muhammadu Buhari.

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  • Taiwan Travel Bill Signed, China Reacts
Taiwan Travel Bill Signed, China Reacts

The tweet comes amid many statements of gratitude and promises of commitment from Taiwanese government officials. This is a clear violation of the "One China" principle and the provisions of the three US-Chinese joint communiques. In doing so, the U.S.is letting China know that its approach to its relationship with Taiwan and China may be "comp...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. had affair with 'Apprentice' contestant Aubrey O'Day
Donald Trump Jr. had affair with 'Apprentice' contestant Aubrey O'Day

Well, apparently it was during their first interaction that the couple showed their true colors, using some less than savory language. "He told her that his marriage was already in the process of dissolving", a source told Page Six . And according to our finest gossip reporters, the reason may have had something to do with a years-old affair bet...

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  • Consider new sanctions on Iran
Consider new sanctions on Iran

On May 12 , the president will decide whether the USA should reapply sanctions on Iran, which could effectively end the deal and repave Iran's goal to obtain a nuclear weapon. "Defense capabilities, particularly the missile program, of the Islamic Republic of Iran, which have a deterrent nature, will firmly be continued based on national security n...

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  • Trump Hosting Saudi Prince at the White House Tuesday
Trump Hosting Saudi Prince at the White House Tuesday

Prince Mohammed has consolidated power and is likely to rule for many decades if he succeeds his father. The Saudi crown prince proved to be "an amateurish and mistaken liar" that is not even familiar with Saudi Arabia's history and culture, the Iranian spokesperson deplored.

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  • John Oliver's gay bunny book outsells Pence's straight bunny book
John Oliver's gay bunny book outsells Pence's straight bunny book

The Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo audiobook , featuring the talents of Jim Parsons, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jeff Garlin, Ellie Kemper , John Lithgow, Jack McBrayer, and RuPaul , is also Audible's current No. "However, one thing I love about him is his rabbit". The book, which is out Monday, "gives young readers a bunny's-eye view of the spe...

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  • Defiant Abe hits back over scandal as support plunges
Defiant Abe hits back over scandal as support plunges

A Nippon TV poll found Abe's support crumbling some 14 percentage points from last month to 30 percent, the lowest for that poll in Abe's more than five years in office and less than half the peak of 66 percent in April 2013, when his easy-money "Abenomics" policies were dramatically starting to lift Japan out of decades of deflation.

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  • Red Arrows' plane crashes at RAF base
Red Arrows' plane crashes at RAF base

A Red Arrows' plane from Lincolnshire's RAF Scampton has crashed with the pilot ejecting, according to reports. We are aware of an incident today at RAF Valley involving a Hawk aircraft. I heard a bang and I went to the door and all I could see was plumes of black smoke coming up. Defence secretary Gavin Williamson said: "Our thoughts and praye...

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  • Iraq Deaths: Pall of gloom descends on victims' families from Punjab
Iraq Deaths: Pall of gloom descends on victims' families from Punjab

He also requested the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to do the needful in bringing back the bodies of 39 Indians from Iraq's Mosul and provide the necessary assistance to their families in performing the last rites. Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said the Modi government has "crossed all limits of insensitivity" as ...

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  • Sasikala granted 15-day bail for husband's funeral
Sasikala granted 15-day bail for husband's funeral

The funeral will be held at Thanjavur, Sasikala's hometown on Wednesday. Sasikala was granted parole then to meet her ill husband. Chandralekha's introduction was enough to seal the start of a lifelong friendship. According to Agrahara Jail Superintendent Somashekhar, she had applied for the parole after hearing the news of her husband's death. She...

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  • Bomb Destined For Austin Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio
Bomb Destined For Austin Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio

A package destined for an address in Austin, Texas, exploded at a FedEx distribution facility near San Antonio, reportedly hurting an employee. KSAT reports the medium-sized package contained metal shrapnel and nails and was headed to Austin when it exploded on a conveyer track.

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  • Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy In Police Custody Over Libyan Campaign Funding
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy In Police Custody Over Libyan Campaign Funding

The following year, Sarkozy seemed to have been cleared of those charges, but he was detained and questioned about them again in 2014, as NPR's Bill Chappell reported at the time. Sarkozy has denied all wrongdoing, and has repeatedly blamed the French left of using the allegations as political leverage. In 2015, Claude Guéant, a top aide and ...

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  • Students: 1 Million Expected At Anti-Gun-Violence Marches
Students: 1 Million Expected At Anti-Gun-Violence Marches

There's been a renewed focus across the country on gun violence, gun control and school safety since October's mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert that killed 58 people and the February 14 shooting that killed 17 students and staff at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

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  • China Posing No Threat to Other Countries - President Xi
China Posing No Threat to Other Countries - President Xi

He is being widely compared to Mao because the Chinese parliament has removed the two-term limit + on the president, allowing Xi to rule as long as he wishes. "Taiwan is improving ties with Japan, with the United States and other countries and some hardliners who are against Xi Jinping's reforms (domestically) could see fit to push Xi Jinping o...

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  • United Kingdom and European Union agree on terms for Brexit
United Kingdom and European Union agree on terms for Brexit

They also say the two sides should aim for free trade in services . He added that Britain would now allow European Union citizens moving to Britain during the transition phase to have the same rights to work and live in the country as those who arrived before, a policy London previously rejected.

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  • Hamas 'behind' bomb attack on premier: Abbas
Hamas 'behind' bomb attack on premier: Abbas

Abbas said he would take national, legal and financial measures to protect out the national project. The statement strongly condemned "the assassination attempt" targeting Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and Intelligence Chief Majid Faraj during their visit to Gaza last week.

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  • BEST rolls out 115 extra buses amidst students protest
BEST rolls out 115 extra buses amidst students protest

The protests resulted in disruption of train services for several hours until the students called off their strike after deciding to discuss the issue with railway authorities. Over ten students have committed suicide. Goyal has urged the agitating students to join the recruitment drive that ends on March 31. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal issued ...

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  • Protesting railway job seekers halt trains between Dadar-Matunga stations in Mumbai
Protesting railway job seekers halt trains between Dadar-Matunga stations in Mumbai

Mumbai: Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis informed the legislative assembly that the railway administration has initiated talks with students who protested in Mumbai on Tuesday demanding permanent jobs. Around 11:00 am, students called off their protest and commuters heaved a sigh of relief. A senior railway official, requesting ano...

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  • South Korea's K-pop singers to perform in Pyongyang
South Korea's K-pop singers to perform in Pyongyang

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha attended the EU Foreign Affairs Council's meeting on Tuesday in Brussels, Belgium to give a briefing on the recent diplomatic developments on the Korean Peninsula and discuss cooperation between the two sides.

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  • Ex-'Apprentice' Contestant's Defamation Claim Against Trump May Proceed, NY Judge Rules
Ex-'Apprentice' Contestant's Defamation Claim Against Trump May Proceed, NY Judge Rules

She says that at a lunch meeting at Trump's NY office, Trump kissed her twice without consent. The justice said there is nothing in the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. The ruling comes as a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Mr Trump filed suit in California to release her from a legal agreement requiring her to stay silent on the ...

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