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INEC Declares Akeredolu Winner & Governor-Elect Of Ondo

INEC Declares Akeredolu Winner & Governor-Elect Of Ondo

Eyitayo Jegede, scored 150,380 votes and the Alliance for Democracy candidate, Chief Olusola Oke, came third with 126,889 votes. The Returning officer announced that the results are still compiled. I thank the people of my dear state for their steadfastness. The welfare of our people alone shall be the directive policy of the government. "Reports of parties paying voters to induce support were received and posed a threat to free elections in Nigeria, " it said. Read More

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Blue pills in Blue House: S. Korea leader explains Viagra

President Park Geun-hye has given the nod to a bill to launch an independent counsel investigation into the influence-peddling and corruption scandal enveloping her administration. Prosecution investigators confiscating items from Ewha Womans University in Seoul yesterday during a raid amid allegations that the university gave unlawful favours to Choi's daughter. Read More

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Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighborhood from rebels

Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighborhood from rebels

The city also links IS capital of al-Raqqa with the Turkish borders. The Observatory said four children fled Friday to Sheikh Maqsud, a Kurdish-controlled enclave between the government-held west of Aleppo and the east. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said troops now control most of the district, adding that Hanano was the first Aleppo neighborhood to fall into the hands of rebels in 2012. Read More

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Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

The day had started well for the West Indies , with spin duo Devendra Bishoo (3-30) and Ashley Nurse (3-27) ripping through the Zimbabwe batting line-up; five of their victims out bowled. Sean Williams, playing in his 100th ODI, did not last long at the crease, out to the second ball he faced, Nurse with his second wicket, the catch taken behind by wicketkeeper Shai Hope . Read More

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Rajya Sabha adjourned again over demonetisation

In the Rajya Sabha, the Opposition wants the Prime Minister to reply to the ongoing debate on demonetisation. "The Prime Minister represents the country". As the uproar continued, Chair adourned the House till 1430 hours. As of the moment, the Rajya Sabha stands adjourned till tomorrow morning. The week-long disruptions in both Houses of Parliament have stalled legislative business because of repeated adjournments. Read More

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Obama to tour ancient Greek Acropolis

Obama to tour ancient Greek Acropolis

On other issues, Obama said he hoped for continuity in US-European relations under Trump, saying "how important it is that we work together". But in a message of reassurance, Obama argued that democracy is bigger than any one person. They see parallels between Trump's ascension and the rise of far-right and populist movements in their own countries amid continued economic anxiety. Read More

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Tokyo inks intelligence-sharing pact with Seoul

South Korea and Japan have signed a military intelligence-sharing agreement, aimed at countering North Korea's increasing missile and nuclear threats, South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced on Wednesday. The deal, which takes immediate effect, was signed six years to the day after North Korea shelled South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island near the countries' western maritime border, killing four people. Read More

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Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times

Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times

Trump's first meeting on Monday was with Iraq war veteran Gabbard, a representative from Hawaii who backed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders in his unsuccessful 2016 Democratic presidential nominating contest against Hillary Clinton . She later defended crossing party lines to meet with Trump about US involvement in Syria, saying in a statement she would never "play politics with American and Syrian lives". Read More

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The 'Anti-Trump' Merkel Will Seek Fourth Term as German Leader

The 62-year-old conservative, who has led her country since 2005, is under pressure domestically following her decision last year to allow around one million migrants to settle in Germany . Polls also suggest support for her bloc has stabilized as measures to curtail the influx of refugees and ease the return of those whose applications for asylum are rejected take effect. Read More

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Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

The low end of that scale is nothing by Japanese or Chilean standards but in a lesser-developed country, it's likely to cause damage. Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) has issued a tsunami threat message in response to the quake. Nicaragua, meanwhile, was already under alert after Hurricane Otto made landfall on the country's Caribbean coast. People living along the country's Pacific coast have been advised to move at least 1km from the shore. Read More

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Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar violence

Border-police officials from both countries met Friday in the southeastern Bangladeshi district of Cox's Bazar to discuss the situation along their shared frontier, while Dhaka summoned Myanmar's ambassador to lodge a complaint about the violence in Rakhine - a western state in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar where the Rohingya minority is concentrated. Read More

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Turkey says 3 troops killed in Syrian government airstrike

Later on Thursday, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights disputed the Turkish military's account, saying the soldiers had been killed an IS suicide bombing on Wednesday near the village of Waqqah, north-west of al-Bab. The bodies of the three dead have been moved to Turkey's border province of Gaziantep. Citing national security considerations, Turkish authorities imposed a temporary media ban on coverage of the attack, barring media outlets from reports that "foster fear, panic ... Read More

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Trump cancels meeting with New York Times

He told her face-to-face at a presidential debate that if he won the presidency, she'd "be in jail". The mood is unusual for the poll, which shows America continuing to be divided over Trump and his potential as president. Citing people familiar with the deliberations, the newspaper said Trump's decision is being delayed by "an internal tug of war" between supporters of Romney and those backing former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for the key post. Read More

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Trump picks nominees for United Nations and education posts

Trump picks nominees for United Nations and education posts

The governor also said she would remain our governor until her confirmation, in part because "We still have much to do in SC, and my commitment to the people of our state will always remain unbreakable". KELEMEN: He also says it's a good sign that the Trump administration is filling this job quickly, and it's keeping it as a cabinet-level post, which is unusual for a Republican administration. Read More

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Magnitude 5.6 natural disaster shakes Japan two days after Fukushima tsunami

Magnitude 5.6 natural disaster shakes Japan two days after Fukushima tsunami

However, the operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant said there were no abnormalities observed at the plant, though a swelling of the tide of up to 1 meter was detected offshore. Soon after that the agency had updated the magnitude of the tremor to 7.4. On Monday, an natural disaster of magnitude 7,4 shook the same region, generating a tsunami with the maximum height of 1,4 meters. Read More

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Two Qatari women 'robbed on Paris motorway in five million euro heist'

Two Qatari women 'robbed on Paris motorway in five million euro heist'

The Qatari women, aged in their sixties, had left Le Bourget airport north of the French capital in a Bentley when they were targeted, sprayed with tear gas and robbed, AFP reported. The value of the robber's haul was five million euros or more, the Qataris told police. Within Paris itself a number of high-profile robberies have led the government to step up security around tourist spots. Read More

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Vikings vs. Cardinals Week 11 preview: Watch, stream and listen

Until Sunday, Robison had gone four games without a sack. For the Cardinals , Carson Palmer wasn't very good. Defensive end Danielle Hunter had two and safety Harrison Smith one. Green - also were injured in the first half. The Bengals are also troubled by a defense that appears to have aged rapidly over just one offseason, now ranking 24th in total defense , 24th versus the run, 17th versus the pass and 18th in points allowed. Read More

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Nigeria crash out of the World Cup despite win over Spain

Nigeria crash out of the World Cup despite win over Spain

Coming into the final Group B clash, the Falconets knew result from the other game between Japan and Canada will determine their fate as victory would give them a chance of progressing to the quarter-final. And in the 72nd minute skipper Chiwendu Ihezuo scored the Falconets second goal to give them their second win of the tournament. She was instrumental to Falconets' presence in Papua New Guinea, scoring seven goals out of the 13 Nigeria recorded during the qualifying series. Read More

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President Obama Talks Obamacare Changes Under Trump Administration

President Obama Talks Obamacare Changes Under Trump Administration

But now, with Donald Trump as president and Republican control of Congress, they appear to be preparing to fulfill their promise . One of the tools available to us to repeal Obamacare is called reconciliation. They are all on Obamacare. "We can't speculate on what the election outcome means for the healthcare industry". Roberts is diabetic and can't risk being uninsured. Read More

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Trump, Pence prepare for Romney meeting

Trump, Pence prepare for Romney meeting

Trump University is the defunct, for-profit real estate seminar business Trump created in 2005. "The ONLY bad thing about winning the Presidency is that I did not have the time to go through a long but winning trial on Trump U. Curiel has been urging attorneys to meet in a last ditch effort to reach a settlement before trial. President-elect Mr Trump picked Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general, House of Representitives member Mike Pompeo as Central Intelligence Agency director and ... Read More

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Yarmuth, House Dems Ask Trump To Rescind Bannon Appointment

Suhadya, Richard Spencer, Peter Brimelow, and Brad Griffin have praised the news of Mr. Bannon's appointment", the letter reads. "Steve Bannon is a Georgetown Harvard MBA grad, a former naval officer, a former Goldman Sachs vice president and really the general, the field general in our successful campaign effort - a brilliant tactician and serves president elect Donald Trump very well". Read More

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