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USA POLITICS: Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Follows Bill Cosby Playbook in Defamation Case

USA POLITICS: Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Follows Bill Cosby Playbook in Defamation Case

By professing his innocence, Trump who is now president of the United States had effectively called her a liar, Summer Zervos alleges in a defamation case.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Dismisses Gay Rumors

FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Dismisses Gay Rumors

“If you’re told I lead a double life with Mr Gallet it’s because my hologram has escaped,” Emmanuel Macron told supporters at a rally.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ambassadorial Nominees Screening Disrupted By Power Outage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ambassadorial Nominees Screening Disrupted By Power Outage

Power outage at the Nigerian Senate disrupted the screening of non-career ambassadorial nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday.

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USA POLITICS: Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Andrew Puzder Employed Illegal Immigrant

USA POLITICS: Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Andrew Puzder Employed Illegal Immigrant

Andrew Puzder chief executive officer of CKE Restaurants, is one of Trump nominees who faced strong opposition from Senate Democrats and progressive groups.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Der Spiegel Defends Cover Showing Trump Beheading Statue of Liberty

GERMANY POLITICS: Der Spiegel Defends Cover Showing Trump Beheading Statue of Liberty

“Der Spiegel does not want to provoke anybody,” editor-in-chief Klaus Brinkbaeumer told Reuters TV after the cover set off a debate on Twitter and in German and international media, adding he was surprised by the impact of the illustration.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

Zimbabweans have reportedly been urged to donate at least 150 cattle towards President Robert Mugabe’s upcoming birthday celebrations later this month.
Mugabe turns 93 on February 21.

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USA POLITICS: Tweet vs Tweet! Obama’s Ex-Aides Take On Trump

USA POLITICS: Tweet vs Tweet! Obama’s Ex-Aides Take On Trump

Obama Administration alumni: aides, advisors have taken to their own social-media platforms to rail, loudly and publicly, against every move Trump has made.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Der Spiegel Sparks Furor With Image of Trump Beheading Statue of Liberty

GERMANY POLITICS: Der Spiegel Sparks Furor With Image of Trump Beheading Statue of Liberty

It depicts Trump with bloodied knife in one hand and Statue of Liberty’s head, dripping with blood, in the other. It carries the caption: “America First”.

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USA POLITICS: Chelsea Clinton Seems Not to Learn From Her Parents Mistakes As She Took Shot At Kellyanne Conway

USA POLITICS: Chelsea Clinton Seems Not to Learn From Her Parents Mistakes As She Took Shot At Kellyanne Conway

Chelsea Clinton, Hillary Clinton’s daughter, took a shot at Kellyanne Conway on Twitter Friday, faulting the top Trump adviser for citing a non-existent “massacre” to defend the President’s travel ban.

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USA POLITICS: Kellyanne Conway Cites ‘Massacre’ that Never Occurred to Defend Immigrant Ban

USA POLITICS: Kellyanne Conway Cites ‘Massacre’ that Never Occurred to Defend Immigrant Ban

Trump administration aide Kellyanne Conway corrected herself on Friday in a post on Twitter, saying: “Honest mistakes abound.”

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USA POLITICS: Obama’s Ex-Official Rosa Brooks Outlines ‘Coup’ Option to Overthrow Trump

USA POLITICS: Obama’s Ex-Official Rosa Brooks Outlines ‘Coup’ Option to Overthrow Trump

Rosa Brooks, Obama ex-administration official is a Schwartz senior fellow at New America Foundation funded by George Soros’s Open Society Foundations.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari, Patience Jonathan, and Theresa May

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari, Patience Jonathan, and Theresa May

President Buhari’s silence translates as nonchalance towards his creditors, all Nigerians. Sadly, this indifference is the default, if feckless, attitude of those who occupy the space of leadership in Nigeria.

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UK POLITICS: Petition: Don’t Let Trump Embarrass Our Queen

UK POLITICS: Petition: Don’t Let Trump Embarrass Our Queen

“Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the UK in his capacity as head of the US Government, but he should not be invited to make an official State Visit because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen,” the petition says.

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USA POLITICS: 2 Iraqis Lead Legal Fight Against Trump Order Blocking Entry

USA POLITICS: 2 Iraqis Lead Legal Fight Against Trump Order Blocking Entry

U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly ordered U.S. authorities to refrain from deporting previously approved refugees as well as “approved holders of valid immigrant and non-immigrant visas and other individuals … legally authorized to enter the United States” from the countries targeted in Trump’s order.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Buhari Hale and Hearty’: Lai Mohamed

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Buhari Hale and Hearty’: Lai Mohamed

Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohamed said, “There is no iota of truth in the messages being circulated on the health of the President, who is hale and hearty.”

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USA POLITICS: Newt Gingrich Says Madonna ‘Ought to Be Arrested’ For ‘Blowing Up White House’ Remark

USA POLITICS: Newt Gingrich Says Madonna ‘Ought to Be Arrested’ For ‘Blowing Up White House’ Remark

“Yes, I’m angry. Yes, I am outraged. Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House,” Madonna gave profanity-laden speech trashing Trump.

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USA POLITICS: #BoycottRalphLauren! Melania Trump Inauguration Dress Sparks Protest Against Its Designer Ralph Lauren

USA POLITICS: #BoycottRalphLauren! Melania Trump Inauguration Dress Sparks Protest Against Its Designer Ralph Lauren

“We immediately started to get complaints about Melania Trump wearing [the label],” an anonymous Ralph Lauren source told Glamour.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Femi Kuti to Fellow Celebrities: Pressure Government to Help Boko Haram Victims

NIGERIA POLITICS: Femi Kuti to Fellow Celebrities: Pressure Government to Help Boko Haram Victims

“There are still so many young people who are displaced, who have lost their parents, who cannot go home yet.” Nigerian musician Femi Kuti said.

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UK POLITICS: Hacker Responsible For Trump ‘Gunfire’ Tweet

UK POLITICS: Hacker Responsible For Trump ‘Gunfire’ Tweet

BBC claimed its Twitter account was hacked after it unexpectedly announced: “Breaking News: President Trump is injured in arm by gunfire #Inauguration”.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Probes Mysterious Drone Found in Black Sea

RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Probes Mysterious Drone Found in Black Sea

Russia has reportedly launched an investigation after a mysterious drone – believed to be a model designed for defence purposes was found in the Black Sea.

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