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People ACPN Disowns Ezekwesili, Endorses Buhari's Re-election Bid
Author: 0 ACPN Disowns Ezekwesili, Endorses Buhari's Re-election Bid

A professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Nigeria , Nsukka, Jonah Onuoha, has described the withdrawal of Oby Ezekwesili from the presidential race at the eleventh hour as "embarrassing and suspicious". "I have been put to confidence by one of her aides, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji that she only wanted to use the ACPN platform to negotiate for appointment as Nigeria's Minister of Finance".

People No 'true motive' for Florida bank rampage
Author: 0 No 'true motive' for Florida bank rampage

The victims were found lying facedown in the lobby with gunshot wounds to their heads and backs, according to a police report . Ana Piñon-Williams, 38, had worked at the bank for a few weeks, her brother-in-law Tim Williams said. Florida Department of Corrections records show he was hired as a trainee at Avon Park Correctional Institution on November 2 and resigned January 9.

People Rusty's Forecast - Chilly night, windy and cold Thursday
Author: 0 Rusty's Forecast - Chilly night, windy and cold Thursday

Highs Friday will struggle to reach zero. Highs will be in the teens in the morning and drop to the single digits by afternoon. On top of the cold, the winds will be gusting 15-25 miles per hour and possibly higher. The combination of strong winds and frigid temperatures over a thick blanket of snow will produce the forecast -20 to -30-degree and even colder wind chills.

People What we know so far about Trump Tower project for Moscow
Author: 0 What we know so far about Trump Tower project for Moscow

Davis cited "ongoing threats" to Cohen's family from Trump and the president's current personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani , in the decision to postpone his February 7 appearance before the House Oversight Committee. " Donald Trump is not acting like an innocent man, he is acting like he is afraid of the truth", former acting solicitor general Neal Katyal said Wednesday.

People Countdown to ISRO launch of PSLV-C44 today
Author: 0 Countdown to ISRO launch of PSLV-C44 today

ISRO is using the aluminium tank for the first time in the fourth stage of the launch of PSLV C 44 . The rocket would eject Microsat R at an altitude of about 277km about 14 minutes into the flight and the satellite would start functioning at an altitude of 450km in about the 103rd minute after lift-off.

People Deal Reached to Temporarily Reopen US Government
Author: 0 Deal Reached to Temporarily Reopen US Government

President Donald Trump agreed under mounting pressure on Friday to end a 35-day-old partial US government shutdown without getting the $5.7 billion he had demanded from Congress for a border wall, handing a political victory to Democrats .

People DR Congo to inaugurate new president on Thursday
Author: 0 DR Congo to inaugurate new president on Thursday

Fayulu has claimed he was the true victor of the election and that Kabila and Tshisekedi carried out an "electoral coup". Thousands of the new president's supporters and outgoing President Joseph Kabila were present as Tshisekedi took the oath of office in Kinshasa.

People Putin and Erdogan Make Joint Plans for Syria
Author: 0 Putin and Erdogan Make Joint Plans for Syria

Weeks after President Donald Trump announced that he would pull all USA troops out of Syria, the leaders of Russian Federation and Turkey sat down to make their own plans for the country that would exclude the U.S. Such talks will benefit Syria and neighbouring states, he said. "Our only expectation from our allies is that they provide logistical support to Turkey's effort".

People Wisconsin county: No additional charges for Closs suspect
Author: 0 Wisconsin county: No additional charges for Closs suspect

The FBI and the company contributed a total of $US50,000 for information on Jayme's whereabouts. As the community reeled from news of the disappearance, the company helped coordinate the response, including a tree-lighting ceremony before Christmas.

People Trump says he'll give address once shutdown ends
Author: 0 Trump says he'll give address once shutdown ends

She said the Democrats position has not changed and that Trump must reopen government before parties discuss any compromise or resolution. But no breakthrough appeared to be imminent, based on the president's comments. A trio of polls out Wednesday showed bad news for the president. Pelosi had originally said she was concerned that DHS and Secret Service would not have the funding to properly secure the event, an accusation that was denied by the Secret Service and Department of ...

People Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina
Author: 0 Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

Officials were also concerned the boy wasn't appropriately dressed for the bad weather. Casey Hathaway , 3, disappeared while playing near his grandmother's home, WNCT-TV reports . What would happen if that was one of their children? "I just can't imagine a 3-year-old being out there". He says divers are assessing nearby ponds. Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes highlighted the significant contribution of those who had provided the search team with tips.

People Forget trade, Brexit an 'existential' issue for Ireland - PM
Author: 0 Forget trade, Brexit an 'existential' issue for Ireland - PM

Enders" comments come on the heels of plans by two firms to relocate global or regional headquarters outside Britain and concerns voiced by business groups over the government's refusal to rule out a "no-deal' Brexit if it can not win parliamentary support for its preferred withdrawal plan.

People Merkel, Macron sign friendship treaty building on 1963 Elysee accord
Author: 0 Merkel, Macron sign friendship treaty building on 1963 Elysee accord

France also pledged to help Germany win a permanent seat in the UN's security council . Macron said those "who forget the value of Franco-German reconciliation are making themselves accomplices of the crimes of the past. On Jan. 22, 1963, the president of the French Republic, Charles de Gaulle, and the chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany , Konrad Adenauer, met in Paris to sign a cooperation treaty.

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Author: 0 "Great Satisfaction", Says Kim Jong Over Trump Letter As Talks Approach

North Korea says preparations for a second summit are underway. Trump told reporters last Saturday " we picked a country " for the meeting, without giving more details. Mr Kim said he would trust Mr Trump's approach, the North's official KCNA news agency said, weeks after Mr Kim warned that North Korea could seek a "new path" if United States sanctions and pressure continued.

People Teacher Union Ends LA Strike With Deal That Could Bankrupt The System
Author: 0 Teacher Union Ends LA Strike With Deal That Could Bankrupt The System

There's no way that would have happened before the strike . "And they're striking for Denver students", Rob Gould, the union's lead negotiator, said at a press conference Tuesday , according to The Denver Post . Union members still need to vote on the pact to formally end their strike, which began on January 14. That amount is partially offset by an estimated $10 million per day by the salaries that were not paid to striking teachers.

People New Zealand PM Ardern says no-deal Brexit would be very difficult
Author: 0 New Zealand PM Ardern says no-deal Brexit would be very difficult

Ms Ardern, who past year became only the second head of state to give birth while in office, arrived in London on Monday for a meeting with Theresa May. "Under their current expectations of what they hope they'll achieve with Brexit; we're the first cab off the rank", Ms Ardern said. The meeting comes days after Mrs May survived a no-confidence vote after her Brexit deal was comprehensively rejected in Parliament.

People Israel PM vows 'destructive' response to Hamas
Author: 0 Israel PM vows 'destructive' response to Hamas

On Tuesday, Israel carried out airstrikes in Gaza that targeted a Hamas post, saying the attacks came after shots were fired at Israeli troops near Israel-Gaza buffer zone. Local media reported late on Tuesday that the Israeli Air Force stroke targets in the Northern Gaza Strip following Tuesday's escalation along the border.

People Alex Salmond, Scotland's former first minister, arrested
Author: 0 Alex Salmond, Scotland's former first minister, arrested

He was charged with two counts of attempted rape and nine counts of sexual assault, the Scottish prosecutor's office said. The former First Minister of Scotland, 64, this afternoon said he would "defend himself to the utmost " after appearing at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

People Venezuela quells soldiers' revolt, top court blasts congress
Author: 0 Venezuela quells soldiers' revolt, top court blasts congress

The attackers were captured a few hours later in the Caracas neighborhood Cotiza, an impoverished neighborhood 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from the Miraflores presidential palace. The National Assembly has been rendered impotent by the Supreme Court, dominated by Maduro loyalists, which stripped it of all its powers after the opposition gained control of the legislature in 2016 elections.

People France wont enter a stupidity contest with Italy: minister
Author: 0 France wont enter a stupidity contest with Italy: minister

Salvini, who is the leader of the League party , also said he is not concerned about the effect the dispute will have on the government's effort to save troubled airline Alitalia. Both are campaigning hard for European parliamentary elections in May and are eager to show they have broken with the consensual politics of centre-left and centre-right parties.

People Snow flurries arrive as cold snap bites in the West Midlands
Author: 0 Snow flurries arrive as cold snap bites in the West Midlands

There could be further hail, sleet and snow showers across Oldham today. On the M6 snow caused the closure of the southbound entry sliproad at junction four overnight, although the road was reopened in the early hours. According to Met Éireann , icy and slippery conditions are expected due to the accumulation of ice and snow on untreated surfaces. Icy conditions also caused a number of incidents on motorways in north-west England , with the M61, M53 and M6 all affected.

People Priyanka Gandhi enters politics months before India general election
Author: 0 Priyanka Gandhi enters politics months before India general election

Priyanka Gandhi's entry into active politics is also seen as a step to give her a formal role in assisting Rahul Gandhi in running the grand Old Party when Sonia Gandhi is not longer very active due to health-related issues. "I think there are certain aspects of politics which I'm just not suited to". They also argue that her entry will "damage" the BJP and help "secular parties", as she could split the BJP's vote-bank among upper castes and the youth, especially those who are feeling ...

People Trump Recognises Venezuela’s Opp Leader Juan Guaido as Acting President
Author: 0 Trump Recognises Venezuela’s Opp Leader Juan Guaido as Acting President

In a statement minutes later, U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate interim president , and a Canadian official said Canada was preparing also to add its support. A statue of former socialist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been burnt to a crisp amid a wave of anti-government unrest. Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Canada and Chile also joined U.S.

People Nuclear-capable Russian bomber crashes amid snowstorm: Defence Ministry
Author: 0 Nuclear-capable Russian bomber crashes amid snowstorm: Defence Ministry

Interfax quoted the ministry's press service as saying that the Tupolev Tu-22M3 made a "hard landing" and was destroyed after getting caught in a snow squall in the Murmansk region. TASS is reporting that local officials are citing weather and pilot error in the crash. The Russian MoD said in a public release that the Tu-22 mission was carried out without weapons.

People Theresa May's Brexit plan rejected by British parliament
Author: 0 Theresa May's Brexit plan rejected by British parliament

Mr Corbyn is now the only Westminster party leader who has not held discussions with Mrs May, after she held out an olive branch across the Commons on Wednesday. He reiterated Labour's preference for a general election and a Brexit deal on its terms, including a permanent customs union, close links to the single market and protections for workers and the environment.

People Monitor: 12 of 21 Killed in Israeli Strikes Were Iranian Fighters
Author: 0 Monitor: 12 of 21 Killed in Israeli Strikes Were Iranian Fighters

The Russian military and the Syrian air force did not activate their more advanced systems, the S-300, nor the S-400, which is operated by Russian soliders alone. The Syrian Centre for Human Rights in London reported the number of people killed in the IDF attack had risen to at least 21 with 12 being identified as members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corp.

People 'Bikini climber' freezes to death after plunging 20m down mountain
Author: 0 'Bikini climber' freezes to death after plunging 20m down mountain

However, bad weather made it hard for rescue helicopters to reach the New Taipei City native and her body was located on Monday, 43 hours after her distress call. When asked why hiked in swim wear, she said: "It just looks so handsome, what's not to like?" They added: "Despite her many calls for help, emergency responders were not able to immediately reach her as weather conditions were extremely risky".

People Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Bomb Muslim Enclave In New York
Author: 0 Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Bomb Muslim Enclave In New York

Phelan said investigators still need to analyze numerous phones and computers seized during their searches, so more charges could be forthcoming. The 16-year-old who first made the comment, however, became the focus of the investigation. Islamberg is a community operated by The Muslims of America , an indigenous American Muslim organization based in the USA, according to the AP. "That's a good story, it really is", Phelan said Tuesday.

People British citizen held on spying charges in Moscow applying for bail today
Author: 0 British citizen held on spying charges in Moscow applying for bail today

Paul Whelan, 48, believed the USB stick had photographs and other information about a church he had visited, lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkov said. The site, Rosbalt, cited an anonymous security services source who said Whelan had been arrested in his hotel room minutes after receiving a memory card with a classified list of Russian operatives on it.

People Japanese FM Kono, Pompeo to hold talks before 2nd Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Japanese FM Kono, Pompeo to hold talks before 2nd Trump-Kim summit

It served as one of the first bases for the country's most widely deployed ballistic missile, the Nodong medium-range ballistic missile. Satellite images of the base from 27 December previous year show an entrance to an underground bunker, reinforced shelters and a headquarters, the report said.

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