US Open – Serena Williams loses to 19 year-old Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu, a 19-year-old rising star from Canada, defeated Williams 6-3, 7-5 to win the 2019 U.S. Open women’s singles tournament, becoming the first teenager to capture a major since Maria Sharapova won here in 2006. It was a not-so-close-match which turned thrillingly competitive late. Showing a champion’s heart, Williams rallied from a 1-5 second […]

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Woman reunited with missing cat after 11 years

Maggie Welz, from New York, is now back with her cat Tiger after an animal rescue worker who came across him used a microchip scanner to track his owner down. Tiger went missing after running out of a door that had been left open at the family home, UPI reported. Although Maggie and her family […]

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Full List of 80 Nigerians alleged of fraud, money laundering in US

The United States (US) Government has released names of 80 Nigerians suspected to have been involved in well coordinated fraud and money laundering in the country. The United States also narrated the strategies adopted by the alleged fraudsters leading to the swindling of innocent citizens. Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, are named […]

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Barack Obama basketball jersey sells for $120,000

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold Monday for $120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it. Former U.S. President Barack Obama The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school in Hawaii, where he lived at the time, according […]

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14-year-old Francis Jacobs becomes youngest professional footballer in US

Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side Orange County SC. The native of Laguna Beach, Calif., signed with OCSC on July 26 at 14 years, four months and 29 days old. […]

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BEYONCÉ’S HISTORIC VOGUE PORTRAIT TO BE DISPLAYED AT SMITHSONIAN

Beyoncé’s Vogue Portrait taken by Tyler Mitchell, will be on display at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Tyler Mitchell shared this news on his Instagram on Tuesday, expressing his gratitude and excitement for the honor. “A year ago today we broke the flood gates open. Since then it was important to spend […]

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Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner dies at 88

The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”. The author of 11 novels, she won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, having published her first novel, The Bluest Eye, in 1970. Over her six-decade career, she wrote 11 novels, five children’s books, two plays, a song cycle […]

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Nigerian Adeyemo becomes the first-ever president of the Obama Foundation

Adeyemo had served in the administration of former president Obama as deputy national security adviser (NSA) for international economics and he is reputed to have helped the US combat the global economic recession of 2008. According to the foundation, Adeyemo will lead ‘’the implementation of the organisation’s strategic plan and managing its organisational structures and functions’’. […]

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Happy 58th Birthday Barack Obama

President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya.  Barack Obama, in full Barack Hussein Obama II, (born August 4, 1961, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.), 44th president of the United States (2009–17) and the first African American to hold the […]

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Nine dead in Dayton, shooter dead, 16 injured in second mass shooting in 24 hours

Nine people have been killed and at least 16 injured in a shooting early on Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, police have said. The suspected gunman is also dead, according to police. The injured have been taken to the local Miami Valley hospital, spokeswoman Terrea Little said. She could not confirm their conditions. The shooting came […]

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Trump floats new slogan ‘Keep America Great’ as he launches 2020 bid

President Donald Trump returned to the key battleground state of Florida on Tuesday to ask Americans to give him another four years in office, claiming he has kept the promises that helped sweep him into office in 2016. “I can promise you that I will never ever let you down – I won’t,” Trump told cheering and chanting supporters […]

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It’s officially the longest US Government Shutdown in history

President Donald Trump often boasts he’s presiding over a record breaking presidency.
Now he’s got another historic notch on his belt, the longest-ever government shutdown — an impasse that marks a new low for Washington dysfunction.
The last three weeks have exposed the lack of empathy of a billionaire President who shrugs off the struggles of federal workers who work paycheck to paycheck.

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Samuel L Jackson endorses people calling Trump a ‘motherf***er’

“I just wanna wholeheartedly endorse your use of and clarity of purpose when declaring your motherf***ing goal last week,” Jackson wrote.
“Calling that muthaf****** a motherf****r is not an issue, calling that muthaf***** President Is!” Jackson then used the hashtag: “I just wanna wholeheartedly endorse your use of and clarity of purpose when declaring your motherf***ing goal last week,” Jackson wrote.

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Michelle Obama shares some sound marriage advice

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon, Obama talked openly about her experience with counselling: “marriage counselling was a turning point for me, understanding that it wasn’t up to my husband to make me happy, that I had to learn how to fill myself up and how to put myself higher on my priority list.” 

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Donald Trump’s 2019 Message

President Donald Trump has predicted that year 2019 would be a “complicated but great” year.
Trump, who stated this in his New Year message, also reeled out his administration’s achievements, which he said had surpassed all others in the U.S. history in the first two years.

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US Embassy in Nigeria reportedly shuts down

Many Nigerians who applied for US visa will miss their appointments as the United States embassy in Abuja and its consulate in Lagos have shutdown indefinitely.
With this development, applicants for tourist, study, business visas, immigrant visas or any other travel document ,will not be attended to.

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