• Boko Haram coordinated attacks leave 18 killed
Boko Haram coordinated attacks leave 18 killed

Meanwhile, a 14-year-old Boko Haram insurgent (name withheld) has surrendered to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole . On Friday, four girl suicide bombers, aged between 13 and 18, killed two people in multiple attacks in Zawuya settlement on the outskirts of Maiduguri .

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  • The Police Officer Who Shot & Killed Alton Sterling Has Been Fired
The Police Officer Who Shot & Killed Alton Sterling Has Been Fired

Attorneys for Sterling's family demanded the release of the police videos past year, when the Justice Department declined to pursue federal civil rights charges against the officers. In the body camera footage, an officer can be heard repeatedly using profanity as he shouts at Sterling and at one point threatens to shoot him in the head as Sterli...

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  • Buhari Arrives Lagos, Inaugurates Ikeja Bus Terminal (WATCH VIDEO)
Buhari Arrives Lagos, Inaugurates Ikeja Bus Terminal (WATCH VIDEO)

A statement issued by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, explained that the holiday was to allow residents of the "Aquatic State" come out enmasse to welcome the President. The commissioner expressed deep regret for any inconveniences, saying the listed roads to be closed to traffic would be reopened immediately after...

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  • Malala Yousafzai returns to hometown in Pakistan
Malala Yousafzai returns to hometown in Pakistan

Malala on her return to Pakistan said, "I still cannot believe that this is happening in reality, I have seen this dream in the last five years that I can keep my foot in my country". "She maligned Pakistan, Islam and the Pakistani army after going overseas", said Mirza, who leads the President of All Pakistan Private Schools Federation.

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  • SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 communication satellites
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 communication satellites

The payload is the fifth set of 10 new satellites launched for Iridium , which is replacing its entire global satellite network. This was the one year anniversary of the first time that SpaceX launched a used Falcon 9 and landed them. While the firm planned to recover half of the payload fairing using the "Mr Steven" boat, which is described a g...

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  • Highly drug-resistant gonorrhea case confirmed by United Kingdom health officials
Highly drug-resistant gonorrhea case confirmed by United Kingdom health officials

In this man's case, Mr Greenhouse said he was lucky to have caught "super gonorrhoea" from vaginal sex or having oral sex performed on him. Teodora Wi of the World Health Organization said that the bacteria that cause gonorrhea are smart.

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  • After successful PSL final, Sindh prepares for Pakistan-Windies series
After successful PSL final, Sindh prepares for Pakistan-Windies series

Andre McCarthy and Odean Smith, who are part of Windies A have been selected in the squad for the first time while Keemo Paul, who made his ODI debut in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers will make his debut in the T20Is. I am fit and getting back in rhythm. "I will be using that experience to my advantage against West Indies ". "No matter what the co...

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  • Russian Federation releases 'Satan 2' missile test footage
Russian Federation releases 'Satan 2' missile test footage

A new video released by the Russia Ministry of Defense shows the test launch of a ballistic missile called "Satan 2", a test Russian officials say went "perfectly". The missile test comes as Russia seeks to explain the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy on British soil earlier this month with a Soviet-linked nerve agent that has resulted in a n...

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  • Gaza-Israel border: United Nations seeks investigation over protest deaths
Gaza-Israel border: United Nations seeks investigation over protest deaths

The protest, organized by Hamas and other Palestinian factions, is scheduled to culminate on May 15, the day Palestinians commemorate what they call the " Nakba " or "Catastrophe" when hundreds of thousands fled or were driven out of their homes in 1948, when the state of Israel was created.

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  • Lufkin lottery players react to $521 billion jackpot
Lufkin lottery players react to $521 billion jackpot

Jackpot winners must match all six numbers in a drawing. Right now the Jackpot sits at $521 Million. The victor was able to file a lawsuit and stay anonymous while claiming the winnings through an anonymous trust even though they had originally signed their winning ticket with their name.

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  • United Kingdom seeks eleventh-hour assurances from Melrose on hostile GKN bid
United Kingdom seeks eleventh-hour assurances from Melrose on hostile GKN bid

Should they back GKN management's plan, GKN shareholders would end up with 47.25 percent of the enlarged Dana group, which would be listed in both the USA and London. Dana, which specialises in vehicle part manufacturing, said it had "improved the terms of its agreed combination" by upping the cash offer by 8.6% or 140 million United States dollars...

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  • Iran urges Saudi Arabia to end Yemen war, engage in dialog
Iran urges Saudi Arabia to end Yemen war, engage in dialog

According to a report by the UAE-based Al-Arabiya TV station, Saudi Arabian air defense systems intercepted a ballistic missile near Jizan believed to have been launched by Houthi rebels from Yemeni territory. Amnesty International said last week the weapons provided by France, along with the US and Britain, to Saudi Arabia had contributed to the d...

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  • Turkish jets kill 41 PKK militants in Iraq
Turkish jets kill 41 PKK militants in Iraq

Speaking to journalists on Thursday, Republican People's Party (CHP) Deputy Dursun Cicek said that they welcomed Iraqi troops deployment in northern Iraq's Sinjar district following withdrawal of the PKK terrorists. Now operations have begun there. Turkish and Syrian rebel forces overtook the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin on March 18 where th...

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  • Trump to push for infrastructure in Ohio
Trump to push for infrastructure in Ohio

Donald Trump enters the RNC to deliver a speech in Cleveland. President Donald Trump is threatening to "hold up" the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea to gain more leverage for talks with North Korea.

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  • Sessions names prosecutor investigating claims of Federal Bureau of Investigation misconduct
Sessions names prosecutor investigating claims of Federal Bureau of Investigation misconduct

He identified John W. Huber, the United States attorney in Utah, as the prosecutor leading that investigation and stressed that he welcomed lawmakers' scrutiny. Huber's review will include a full, complete and objective evaluation of these matters in a manner that is consistent with the law and facts". Republicans, meanwhile, welcomed the inspe...

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  • Some rain today, widespread storms start tonight
Some rain today, widespread storms start tonight

An active weather pattern will continue through the weekend with on and off rain chances. A transient cold front will bring the highest rain chances of the forecast period on Friday . Good Wednesday . It will be much warmer today with the high reaching 72 degrees, a good 5 degrees above average. Easter Sunday will start off mostly cloudy an...

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  • Trump Floated Idea Of Military Paying For Wall
Trump Floated Idea Of Military Paying For Wall

The budgeting done by the Congress is very specific and any additional approval might be hard to obtain. The Washington Post reported that, according to three sources familiar with the matter, Trump mentioned the idea to several advisers last week, and the President ultimately talked to House Speaker Paul Ryan , as well.

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  • Catalan fighting extradition from Scotland poses…
Catalan fighting extradition from Scotland poses…

The academic was to attend an initial extradition hearing at Edinburgh Sheriff Court later on Wednesday. "She can not believe that she is being held responsible for the violence that took place on the day of the referendum", Anwar said outside court.

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  • Human remains likely to be of missing Hollywood actress
Human remains likely to be of missing Hollywood actress

Adea Shabani ", an LAPD spokesperson said . Shabani was last seen the afternoon of February 23 leaving her home near the 1700 block of Wilcox Avenue, between Hollywood Boulevard and Franklin Avenue, Hayes said. Bringolf did not give any details on the missing person case, but Fox40 in Sacramento, citing a "trusted source close to the investiga...

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  • Orange County Sheriff Challenges California's New Sanctuary Law
Orange County Sheriff Challenges California's New Sanctuary Law

The Mission Viejo council's vote was held hours after the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to join the Trump administration's lawsuit against the sanctuary state law. The bill includes provisions to lift restrictions on coordinating with ICE if law enforcement encounters major criminals, like violent offenders or drug traffickers.

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rushed to hospital
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rushed to hospital

Reports indicate that Netanyahu did not require an ambulance and was transported to the hospital in his normal vehicle. Berkovich went with the Prime Minister to the hospital, where Netanyahu was treated by the medical staff. "The prime minister has completed a series of tests and will be released home tonight", the statement said. The tests sho...

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  • This week's outlook: Rain chances on the increase around South P
This week's outlook: Rain chances on the increase around South P

This air mass will significantly drop temperatures by Friday and is also expected to kick off heavier snow for much of Montana. Overnight snow mixed in with rain gave southern Colorado the much needed soak it needed with a few slippery driving conditions present as you head into work this morning.

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  • Netanyahu says after police investigation he is 'confident' of his innocence
Netanyahu says after police investigation he is 'confident' of his innocence

Two Netanyahu confidants have been arrested on suspicion of promoting regulation worth hundreds of millions of pounds to the Bezeq telecom company. The Jerusalem Post reported that the prime minister worked from home for six days earlier in March with strep throat and a fever, and his personal physician believes that symptoms have re-emerged be...

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  • Karnataka will vote on May 12, results on May 15
Karnataka will vote on May 12, results on May 15

He said the model code of conduct came into effect immediately in the state which will also be applicable to the central government. With the Election Commission announcing May 12 as the date for the Karnataka assembly election , the political campaign in the southern state is all set to intensify further.

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  • Anti-Semitism in France: is enough being done?
Anti-Semitism in France: is enough being done?

The flat was then set ablaze in an apparent attempt to cover up the murder. The suspects were interrogated by police before being sent before a judge, who initiated a formal investigation into murder motivated by the real or supposed adherence to a religion, as well as aggravated theft and damage to property, the source said .

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  • Turkey summit ends with 'no solutions'
Turkey summit ends with 'no solutions'

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he was "saddened" by the state of relations with Turkey and urged Erdogan to improve relations with Greece and Cyprus. Last week, Erdogan had vowed a strong action against PKK to deter it from creating a new base in Sinjar, stressing that Turkish forces would attack if necessary.

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  • Miguna 'refused' Kenyan entry
Miguna 'refused' Kenyan entry

Kenyan authorities deported him to Canada after he took part in the swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president". Immigration officials asked Miguna on Tuesday to surrender his Canadian passport and refused to accept his Kenyan identity card as a valid travel document, Havi said.

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  • French protest Macron's labor plans
French protest Macron's labor plans

A number of trains between Lorraine and Luxembourg, and between Paris and Luxembourg, were cancelled on Thursday. More than 140 protests are planned across France , the biggest culminating at the Bastille monument in Paris where unions expect 25,000 demonstrators.

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  • Mexico authorities: Iowa family died from inhaling toxic gas
Mexico authorities: Iowa family died from inhaling toxic gas

Authorities found all four family members dead in their Akumal, Mexico, condo on Friday during a welfare check. Just days after the heartbreaking news that a Creston family died while on vacation in Mexico, a relative says officials have told them a gas leak from an appliance was the cause of their deaths.

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  • United States sends China to-do list to reduce trade imbalance
United States sends China to-do list to reduce trade imbalance

The U.S. Trade Representative is scheduled to release for public comment a list of Chinese products that the U.S. would levy tariffs on in two weeks. "The Chinese list included close to 80 fruit and nut products". CGTN's Mike Walter talks with David Nelson, chief strategist with Belpointe Asset Management, about the trade negotiations between Chi...

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