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Reactions trail Trump’s call for postponement of U.S. presidential elections

By Harrison Arubu New York, July 30, 2020 Reactions are trickling in after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered what appeared to be a call for the postponement of the Nov. 3 presidential elections. In a tweet on Thursday, Trump based the suggestion on his repeated...

Canadian PM to appear before parliamentary committee over $674m grant programme

by Harrison Arubu New York, July 28, 2020 Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will appear before a parliamentary committee on July 30, over a government’s $674 million dollar (N256.7 billion) student grant programme. Specifically, Trudeau will answer questions on the government’s decision to pick a charity...

Trump Criticize Biden, Vows to sign Republican Endorsed Merit-Based Immigration Measure ‘Very Soon’

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said he will soon sign a merit-based immigration measure and would address “in a very Republican way” a program he has sought to end that shields 670,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. “We’re going to be signing an immigration act...

Finally, Trump agrees to wears mask in public

New York, July 12, 2020 (NAN) U.S. President Donald Trump surprised the world by wearing a mask in public for the first time since the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Trump had previously refused to wear masks in public, although he had said...

U.S. warns citizens of heightened detention risks in China

(Reuters/Naija247news) The U.S. State Department on Saturday warned American citizens to “exercise increased caution” in China due to heightened risk of arbitrary law enforcement, including detention and a ban from exiting the country. “U.S. citizens may be detained without access to U.S. consular services or...

New York paints Black Lives Matter sign outside Trump Tower

New York City on Thursday painted a huge Black Lives Matter sign on the pavement outside Trump Tower on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, replicating similar murals supporting the movement elsewhere in the United States. President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly assailed the Black Lives Matter movement,...

Privacy has to be a driving part of the digital economy

Today, a vast landscape of data fuels the global digital economy. Through data mining and analytics, gathering valuable information on a specific demographic or group of people has become easier to accomplish. The availability of these bits of information opens up a world of...

Bank of America names new French investment banking boss: memo

LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of America (BAC.N) has appointed Jérôme Morisseau as its head of investment banking for France as it seeks to bolster its Paris franchise and win more business from large French clients, a memo seen by Reuters said. The U.S. bank has...

U.S. wont completely withdraw forces from Africa -Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Thursday the United States would not be removing all its forces from Africa, as he carries out a global troop review meant to free up more resources to address challenges from China’s military. “We...

US imposes new visa rules for pregnant women on ‘birth tourism’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S. citizenship. The regulations, which take effect Friday, address one of President...
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