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Gov’t dispatches delegation to New York to counter separatist movements

Published on 24.05.2017 at 20h21 by APA News At the end of March 2017, solid fertilizer production in Senegal increased by 18,800 tonnes in absolute terms.According to data collected by the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) at the Senegal Chemical Industry (ICS), this yield improved from 200 tonnes in March 2016 to 19,000 […]

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Over 34 Nigerians deported from the U.S.

No fewer than 34 Nigerians were on Wednesday deported from the United States of America for allegedly committing offences in the country. The deportees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA), Lagos at about 2.30 p.m. The deportees, comprising 32 males and two females, were brought back in a chartered […]

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U.S. FBI arrests 29 Nigerians, 54 others in email fraud crackdown

The United States (U.S.) authorities said it has arrested 74 people in a global crackdown on email fraud scams, in which criminals have attempted to steal billions of dollars from businesses and individuals. Of those arrested, 42 were in the U.S., 29 in Nigeria, and the others in Canada, Mauritius, and Poland, the Federal Bureau […]

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U.S. said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim -source

The U.S. Justice Department has opened a probe of potential coordination by AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications, a telecommunications standards organization and potentially other providers to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday. Verizon confirmed the government inquiry, calling it “much ado about nothing,” adding that it […]

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‘Brain dead’ school shooting victim removed from life support

A teenage girl was brain dead days after being shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school and was to be removed from life support, her mother said Thursday. Melissa Willey told news reporters Thursday night that her daughter, 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey had “no life left in her.” She said Jaelynn would […]

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‘America’s Pastor,’ Rev. Billy Graham dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday at 99. “America’s Pastor,” as he was dubbed, had suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments and died at his home in […]

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Donald Trump says he sometimes tweets from bed – ITV

U.S. President Donald Trump said he sometimes tweets from bed. When asked about whether he tweeted from bed with his phone, Trump said: “Well perhaps sometimes in bed, perhaps sometimes at breakfast or lunch or whatver, but generally speak during the early morning, or the evening…I am very busy during the day.” In an interview […]

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Davos founder hopes Trump and his critics keep open minds

The founder of the World Economic Forum says he hopes President Donald Trump’s planned visit to Davos this week will “provide him even better with a global perspective,” and says critics of the U.S. leader should hear him out. Klaus Schwab couldn’t confirm whether Trump will actually attend the WEF event in the Alpine snows […]

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Global female empowerment marches enter second day

More demonstrations in support of female empowerment are planned around the world Sunday, a day after a host of marches and protests, several of them massive, marked the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Marches are scheduled in cities including Miami, Melbourne and Munich. A rally in Las Vegas will launch an effort to register […]

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Adidas aim to increase its US market share to 20 pct – paper

German sportswear maker Adidas wants to increase its U.S. market share to around 15-20 percent from levels that are now “significantly lower”, its chief financial officer said. “In every market we have a share of at least 15 to 20 percent,” CFO Harm Ohlmeyer told the Boersen Zeitung in an interview published on Saturday. “Our […]

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Trump says program to protect ‘Dreamers’ is ‘probably dead’

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children is “probably dead,” casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have tied to immigration. At issue is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

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Debate over whether Trump is racist revived by comments

More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president racist? To Democrats and some historians, there is […]

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