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People Again, herdsmen attack Benue villagers, 16 killed
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Ignatius Quasi Parish Ukpor-Mbalom". Fulani militia-related violence has been escalating since 2015, with the central states of Nigeria, and particularly Adamawa, Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau, Taraba and southern Kaduna, experiencing cyclical violence.

People WH Backs Muslim Ban Amid SCOTUS Hearing: 'It's Working'
Author: 0 WH Backs Muslim Ban Amid SCOTUS Hearing: 'It's Working'

The Trump administration argues the proclamation is entirely based on national security concerns. "There are other justifications that jump out as to why these particular countries were put on the list", Alito said . Justice Anthony Kennedy to Francisco: "Suppose you have a local mayor and, as a candidate, he makes vituperative hate-hateful statements , he's elected, and on day two, he takes acts that are consistent with those hateful statements".

People Geologists say North Korea's nuclear test site has collapsed
Author: 0 Geologists say North Korea's nuclear test site has collapsed

In 2007, then South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun's public approval ratings shot up when he met with the North's Kim Jong Il. Trump last week said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic meeting with Kim, he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful".

People Days of Mass Protests in Armenia
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Protests erupted in Armenia following the nomination of Sargsyan as the prime ministerial candidate on April 13. In the immediate wake of the resignation, the entire cabinet submitted its resignation to President Armen Sarkisian, who reinstated them.

People Trump's VA Pick Allegedly 'Drank On The Job,' Making His Appointment Uncertain
Author: 0 Trump's VA Pick Allegedly 'Drank On The Job,' Making His Appointment Uncertain

Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), another member of the committee, said his office received what he described as an "unsubstantiated allegation" against Jackson that his staff was investigating. Sen. Johnny Isakson, the Republican chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and Sen. "We take very seriously our constitutional duty to thoroughly and carefully vet each nominee sent to the Senate for confirmation", the pair said in a statement .

People Hezbollah leader accuses Israel of assassinating Arab scientists
Author: 0 Hezbollah leader accuses Israel of assassinating Arab scientists

Malaysian police on Wednesday released a photo of one of the suspects in the killing of a Palestinian military engineer in Kuala Lumpur . It said Al Batsh had a doctorate in electrical engineering and power electronics from the University of Malaya and received his master's and bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering from the Islamic University of Gaza, an independent school in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

People Smallville actress accused of sex trafficking out on US$5 million bail
Author: 0 Smallville actress accused of sex trafficking out on US$5 million bail

Mack's incarceration comes weeks after the arrest of NXIVM founder Keith Raniere , who remains in federal custody with a bail hearing set for next week. Mack is accused of recruiting women into the organization, and of "directly or implicitly" requiring these women to have sex with NXIVM founder Keith Raniere , according to USA attorney Richard P.

People Modi interested only in becoming PM: Rahul
Author: 0 Modi interested only in becoming PM: Rahul

He has accused the BJP-led government of destroying the country's reputation, which took 70 years to be built up by Congress, in just 48 months since assumption of power. Gandhi said International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde had told Modi recently that atrocities were being committed against women in India.

People Issues drone Limits following palace incident
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The Saudi civil aviation authority in 2015 banned the use of remotely controlled drones " of all types and sizes " without prior permits. There are also reports that say both King Salman and the Crown Prince bin Salman escaped the scene under the auspices of special security forces and armored vehicles.

People Senate Panel Poised to Vote Against Backing Pompeo Nomination
Author: 0 Senate Panel Poised to Vote Against Backing Pompeo Nomination

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said on Monday he would vote to confirm Mike Pompeo as US secretary of state, becoming the second Democrat to declare support and making it more likely that Pompeo would secure the job. In sharp contrast with Tillerson, Pompeo knows well how to work with both Congress and the president - who trusts him so much he sent him on a secret mission to Pyongyang to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

People Rudolph Giuliani Joins Trump's Legal Team
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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani introduces Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 18, 2016. Trump also loudly and repeatedly complained to several advisers earlier this week that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , former deputy Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton , among others, ...

People Western Isles presence at Royal Wedding
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On the other hand, Thomas Jr., the half-brother of Meghan Markle slammed her for not inviting them to her wedding day. But he is not the only member of Markle's family to have felt royally snubbed. Now, it seems that the wedding has compromised her behavior towards the people around her as she is reportedly "driving everyone insane". Samantha Grant, Meghan's half sister, has also spoken negatively of the actress, using Twitter to voice her feelings.

People Romania to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
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Dancila was more cautious than PSD party chief Liviu Dragnea , who Thursday pre-empted any official announcement and told the Antena 3 TV channel that the decision to move the embassy had been taken. President Donald Trump to Rivlin stated that " President Truman spoke a lot about the pride he felt when he supported the establishment of the State of Israel, as I have declared in the past, I announced the transfer of the U.S.

People Congress using move as political tool, intimidatory tactic, says Jaitley
Author: 0 Congress using move as political tool, intimidatory tactic, says Jaitley

If the impeachment motion sails through, this will be the first-ever instance in India's parliamentary history of a sitting Chief Justice of SC being sacked. However, the Supreme Court rejected the petition and said that it will wait for Attorney General's reply on the matter. They are expected to address a press conference at 1 pm.

People EPA chief has at least 4 government email accounts
Author: 0 EPA chief has at least 4 government email accounts

On Wednesday, 38 Democratic U.S. senators and an independent who votes with them in the 100- member chamber introduced a resolution calling for Pruitt to resign. "If he had a reputation for playing it by the book in every other instance, then you might not be concerned", said Noble, senior director and general counsel at the Campaign Legal Center, which advocates government ethics reforms.

People E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
Author: 0 E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

No deaths have been reported . "If you can not confirm the source of the romaine lettuce, do not buy it or eat it", the CDC said in a statement. Therefore, consumers should throw out any romaine lettuce in their homes, even if partially eaten, and avoid eating romaine at restaurants unless the establishment can confirm that the lettuce is not from Yuma.

People FAA orders inspections of more jet engines
Author: 0 FAA orders inspections of more jet engines

The agency issued the emergency directive after the maker of the engine, CFM International, called for the inspection of fan blades on CFM56-7B engines. The FAA mandate requires all airlines to inspect fan blades on certain CFM56-7B engines, the engines that are used on the workhorse Boeing 737 flown by virtually all airlines.

People Mass evacuation in Berlin after discovery of British World War II bomb
Author: 0 Mass evacuation in Berlin after discovery of British World War II bomb

Berlin police tweeted about the bomb on Friday calling it the "origin of all evil", because of the disruption it has caused. Before they could start, 10 000 people had to be cleared from a 800-metre-radius exclusion zone near the capital's central rail station, which was completely closed during the operation.

People It's Andrew McCabe Versus James Comey
Author: 0 It's Andrew McCabe Versus James Comey

Mr. Comey and Mr. McCabe are now in a virtual back-and-forth over the events while Mr. Comey is on a media blitz to promote his new book. Mr. McCabe was sacked last month, a day before he was eligible to retire from his post with full benefits, based on the inspector general's findings.

People No charges in Prince death after two-year probe
Author: 0 No charges in Prince death after two-year probe

A laboratory report obtained by The Associated Press notes that one of the pills found in a prescription bottle with Johnson's name contained oxycodone. Michael Schulenberg, agreed to pay a $30,000 fine after admitting he knew painkillers he prescribed to Prince's drummer would be used by Prince. Prosecutors had alleged that Schulenberg violated the Controlled Substance Act, which regulates the use of medical drugs.

People Chemical weapons watchdog not sure when inspectors can go to Douma, Syria
Author: 0 Chemical weapons watchdog not sure when inspectors can go to Douma, Syria

The reported toxic gas attack on Douma on April 7 sparked joint missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain on Syrian military installations. 'In fact I can suggest, we have witnesses from the hospital where the famous video was shot, ' he said. "It found the Syrian government responsible for chemical weapons attacks on four occasions and the Islamic State guilty of chemical weapons use in two instances".

People Gymnasts Blast Olympic along with MSU Authorities in Senate Hearing
Author: 0 Gymnasts Blast Olympic along with MSU Authorities in Senate Hearing

Nassar, who worked for more than 20 years as the United States team physician, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges and 10 counts of sexual assault of minors. Olympian McKayla Maroney , who gave a victim impact statement in Nassar's January trial along with 132 other victims, says the abuse occurred " hundreds " of times and made her question if her career in gymnastics was worth it, Buzzfeed reports .

People President Trump holds joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Author: 0 President Trump holds joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Most other key USA allies - among them Australia, Canada, the European Union and Mexico - have already been granted exemptions to Trump's protectionist measures. Five have been returned to Japan. "While Japan and South Korea would like us to go back into TPP, I don't like the deal for the United States", Trump tweeted Tuesday, following a dinner with Abe and their respective wives at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort.

People 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air, says new report
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Los Angeles, the state's most populous metropolitan area, led the nation for ozone pollution, faring worse than it did in last year's report . The number of people exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution increased to more than 133.9 million people during the period covered by the 2017 report (2013-2015).

People Barbara Bush: A valuable ally to two US Presidents
Author: 0 Barbara Bush: A valuable ally to two US Presidents

The former first lady died last night after several years in failing health. Lawson said Barbara Bush thought highly of Tulsa. Humor helps, she often said and it does, Gans, but I will miss your laugh terribly. The Washington Post reported at the time that Bush said, "You can hug and pick up AIDS babies and people who have the HIV virus". Although Jarrar's comments were controversial, many Twitter users picked up where she left off, attempting to desecrate Bush's memory.

People Turkey's electoral board says preparations for early elections complete
Author: 0 Turkey's electoral board says preparations for early elections complete

Turkey will hold snap presidential and parliamentary elections on 24 June, brought forward by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from November 2019. "As result of consultations with Mr Bahceli, we made a decision to hold elections on June 24, 2018, a Sunday", Mr Erdogan said in an address at his presidential palace.