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Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said increasing troops in the Middle East is in response to recent attacks on oil tankers. | The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images The Pentagon is dispatching an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the…
President Donald Trump’s latest tariff target list includes nearly $190 billion of raw materials, intermediate goods or capital equipment from China used for manufacturing in the United States. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Hundreds of representatives of companies and trade groups are warning President Donald Trump that carrying out his plan to impose tariffs on $300…
House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel isn’t a fire-breather, but his low-profile, bipartisan strategy has secured wins for his committee's investigations into the Trump administration. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo congress The House Foreign Affairs Committee's bipartisan, low-profile oversight of the Trump administration has secured a handful of victories. House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan,…
Egypt’s former President, Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died in court, state TV says. The former president was said to have fainted after a court session where he was facing espionage charges and subsequently died. He was 67.
Those bracing for potential pardons by President Donald Trump of individuals convicted in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation were tracking the Terance Gamble v. U.S. case. | Alex Wong/Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a closely watched “double jeopardy” case, issuing a decision that preserves states’ power to limit the impact of…
Former Vice President Joe Biden's time in the Obama White House remains a taboo topic of attack for his 2020 rivals. | Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg 2020 elections 'People are very nostalgic for that time,' one activist says of the risk of criticizing Biden's time in the Obama administration. Bernie Sanders has bashed Joe Biden…
California Gov. Gavin Newsom laments: “America in 2019 is California in the 1990s. The xenophobia, the nativism, the fear of ‘the other.’“ | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo The Interview The generously coiffed former San Francisco mayor, who spent the better part of the last decade waiting his turn back in the political klieg lights, is on…
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The decision of the APC not to support or zone any principal position in the National Assembly to the South-east is a clear indication and statement by the APC that the South-east is...
The Nigerian Airforce has said that it launched an air strike which eliminated Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest, Borno state. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said air strikes were conducted on specific...
Reno Omokri, a Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). Chieftain has faulted the previous governor of Ekiti kingdom, Ayodele Fayose, for looking to disgrace former president Olusegun Obasanjo over Buhari renaming the countrywide Stadium after Abiola. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
President Donald Trump is facing inquiries into his business, his charity, his campaign, his inaugural committee and his personal finances. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo White house Unlike most other candidates who face allegations of wrongdoing, he hopes to use them as part of a strategy that he hopes will help win him re-election. President Donald…
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski leaves a hotel in New York in April 2018. “If they want to call Corey that’d be their biggest mistake,” said former federal prosecutor Joe diGenova. | Mark Lennihan/AP Photo congress House Democrats are prepping a new oversight strategy to circumvent Trump's stonewalling. Democrats investigating Donald Trump for obstruction…
According to the information reaching ur now, the Youths from Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State have shut down the government office in Akure as they protested an alleged diversion of funds meant for the development of the coastal area by...
A northern political group has mocked Southeast leaders underneath the aegis of Ohanaeze Ndigbo for nearly begging President Muhammadu Buhari to present the quarter the slot of Secretary to the government of the Federation (SGF). (adsbygoogle...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); According to the report reaching us Thebiafrastar reporters more than 20 people have died in fresh attack with about 30 more critically injured after Boko Haram suicide detonated at a viewing centre in...