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Minister Ibe Kachikwu lists pricing of petroleum products as major challenge

Minister Ibe Kachikwu lists pricing of petroleum products as major challenge Kachikwu, who spoke at the ongoing Nigerian International Petroleum Summit, further stated that the funding capacity for the upstream oil sector had been changed in the past two years. "I do not know of any country with the vast opportunities that Nigeria possesses." he insisted. The minister said that henceforth oil has should provide the resources to power the country, provide jobs for Nigeria... [Full Article...]

PM Modi 'robbed India': Rahul on PNB fraud case

PM Modi 'robbed India': Rahul on PNB fraud case In a scathing attack directed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called him the "most corrupt PM" and questioned how could Nirav Modi escape without PM Modi's knowledge when both of them were in Davos together. "I know that BJP has bought many MLAs, MPs and leaders in Meghalaya". This Government has, instead of giving hope, security and economic growth, dealt us only with... [Full Article...]

US says North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

US says North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute And if, as Vice President Pence suggested, the US and DPRK engage in talks that advance peace on the peninsula as a result of these games, then the world would be better off. Pence's office said they believed the abrupt cancellation was a sign that U.S. attempts to exert pressure on the regime were working. The players then shared the same locker room and the lockers of North Korean players were... [Full Article...]

Trump backs efforts to improve gun background checks - White House

Trump backs efforts to improve gun background checks - White House He said he directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to finalise new guidelines to declare bump stocks illegal "very soon". While this isn't the first shooting at a school in 2018, something has sparked the high school students both at Majory Stoneman Douglas and throughout the USA, including teens from the DC area who organized a mass lie-in outside the White House yesterday to demand g... [Full Article...]

Rihanna Celebrates Her 30th Birthday With The Most Heartfelt Tribute

Rihanna Celebrates Her 30th Birthday With The Most Heartfelt Tribute Today marks Rihanna's 30th birthday. She also made sure to show her appreciation for the hard work and sacrifices that go into being a mom, writing, "Thank you for carrying me, birthing me, raising me, supporting me, teaching me, and loving me unconditionally! I love you mom!" I thank God for perfectly hand picking you to be my mother when He sent my spirit to you! The Diamonds hitmaker mark... [Full Article...]

United States needs gun control reform

United States needs gun control reform You're as likely to get robbed in London as in New York City, but the stateside robbery ends in death 54 times more often than the one in England, all because of the presence of a gun. The state followed that up with a "campus carry" law that protects gun-toting at colleges. With enough murders supported by the inactivity of the gun lobby and their bought-off politicos, hopefully the voters ... [Full Article...]

Driver removed from presidential motorcade after gun found in bag

Driver removed from presidential motorcade after gun found in bag While there have been no reports that the shooter in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting last week that killed 17 people used such a device, a shooter last October in Las Vegas who massacred 59 people and wounded hundreds others did use bump stocks. [Full Article...]

Trophy of PSL third edition unveiled in Dubai

Trophy of PSL third edition unveiled in Dubai Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that they are backing Karachi Kings for the PSL final so that Karachi's crowd can cheer for their team in the city's National Stadium. The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is nearly over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the g... [Full Article...]

Angelina Jolie steals the show on Bafta red carpet

Angelina Jolie steals the show on Bafta red carpet Sisters Uncut say that the Bill will only make these stories more common, and highlight the fact that already, 57% of women in prison are survivors of domestic violence who should have received support, not sentences. Instead, every refuge stands to close if the government proceeds with its plans to remove their housing benefit funding . "Over half of women in the United Kingdom have suffered ... [Full Article...]

Oxfam Investigates 26 Cases of Improper Sexual Misconduct

Oxfam Investigates 26 Cases of Improper Sexual Misconduct Three of Oxfam's most senior leaders repeatedly apologised for the charity's handling of an internal investigation into the use of prostitutes by staff in Haiti following the devastating 2010 natural disaster. "I was grateful today to have the chance with my Oxfam GB colleagues to assist the UK Parliament in publicly examining our failings in the protection of vulnerable women following our 2010 h... [Full Article...]

Trump to meet with high school students in listening session this week

Trump to meet with high school students in listening session this week In a span of four days, a controversial former police chief's theory linking the FBI's Russian Federation investigation and the Florida school shooting made its way to the president of the United States' Twitter account, where he shared it with his 48 million followers. [Full Article...]

Teacher Pay Raise Bill Heads to Governor as Walkout Looms

Teacher Pay Raise Bill Heads to Governor as Walkout Looms The committee adopted the amendment and in a voice vote passed the bill to the full Senate. The Senate had initially passed a 1 percent pay raise, but the House of Delegates doubled the increase for teachers and public employees - sending the revised bill back to the Senate for reconsideration. [Full Article...]

Iranian FM calls Netanyahu's drone stunt 'cartoonish circus,' says Israel 'not invincible'

Iranian FM calls Netanyahu's drone stunt 'cartoonish circus,' says Israel 'not invincible' The comment echoed Zarif's response to Netanyahu in Munich , downplaying the drone stunt as a " cartoonish circus " and saying it "doesn't deserve the dignity of a response". He said Iran doesn't "want to be the hegemon in the region" and, in a warning directed at the U.S., threatened that his country will "respond seriously" if global powers scrap the nuclear deal with Iran . [Full Article...]

Lindsey Vonn '99.99 percent sure' 2018 will be her last Olympics

Lindsey Vonn '99.99 percent sure' 2018 will be her last Olympics Earlier on Monday, French officials said Shiffrin's partner, skier Mathieu Faivre, had been sent home for disciplinary reasons after an outburst following Sunday's men's giant slalom. Just focus on the moment, the right here and the right now. Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill Training - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - Pyeongchang , South Korea - February 20,... [Full Article...]

Florida students who survived school shooting gain traction with 'Never again' movement

Florida students who survived school shooting gain traction with 'Never again' movement A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. However, one apparent student's forceful response to the president's message went viral nearly immediately. "My thoughts are with the families, the children, the teachers and staff who are surviving this shooting in Parkland ". As she repeatedly fought back tears and wiped her eyes, the teen with a buzz cu... [Full Article...]

President Trump Officially Supports a Bump Stock Ban

President Trump Officially Supports a Bump Stock Ban The announcement came days after the shooting deaths of 17 people at a high school in Florida , which triggered pro-gun control rallies across the nation. Bump stocks came to the forefront of the gun control debate after the deadly mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival in October that left almost 60 dead and more than 500 injured. [Full Article...]

CM reiterates Modi is 'unfit' to be PM

CM reiterates Modi is 'unfit' to be PM Addressing a party rally at Mendipathar , the first of his several stops across Meghalaya's Garo Hills districts, Mr. Gandhi criticised the Prime Minister for "selling false dreams" a few years ago "just as Nirav Modi sold diamonds as stuff that dreams are made of". [Full Article...]

British smuggler Lewis Bennett is accused of killing wife on sailing trip

British smuggler Lewis Bennett is accused of killing wife on sailing trip Lewis Bennett, 41, was arrested on Tuesday and accused of the murder of Isabella Hellmann, 41, who he said had disappeared during the voyage in May. Bennett was taken into federal custody on Tuesday while in a Miami courthouse for sentencing on theft charges. [Full Article...]

Spring Teen Arrested in Staged Robbery of Her Friend

Spring Teen Arrested in Staged Robbery of Her Friend But the "perfect" plan crashed and burn when Mize's father ran inside the house, locked the door and called 911. The two males held them at gunpoint and ordered them to drive home to give them more money. Deputies quickly detained the 16-year-old suspect who was still inside the vehicle and found a kitchen knife and a black and silver BB gun. This incident has been erroneously reported as invo... [Full Article...]

As Early Voting Begins, Both Parties In N. Texas Say They're Energized

As Early Voting Begins, Both Parties In N. Texas Say They're Energized Early voting begins Tuesday, Feb. 20 and continues through March 2. "We look forward to hearing from our voters on these issues and to sharing the results with lawmakers. In addition to Governor and Lt. Governor, voters will be deciding party candidates for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, State Attorney General, the entire Texas House and half of the Texas Senate, and several local, cou... [Full Article...]


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