• 79 kidnapped Cameroon students freed, says church official

    79 kidnapped Cameroon students freed, says church official

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    Meanwhile government has accused separatists who are now fighting an armed campaign for independence in the English speaking side of the country where the kidnappings occurred. "A widely followed boycott of schools was in place since late 2016, but since early 2017, school administrators and teachers perceived as not enforcing the boycott have faced increasing attacks by individuals and groups of individuals, acting on their own or in support of self-proclaimed armed separatist groups".
  • Read Jeff Sessions' full resignation letter and President Trump's response

    Read Jeff Sessions' full resignation letter and President Trump's response

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    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was sacked on Wednesday after unrelenting criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from an investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential race. He called for the Mueller investigation's scope to be narrowed. "Whitaker must assure the continued protection of the investigation immediately". He went on to say, "Our paramount view is that any attorney general , whether this one or another one, should not be able to interfere with the ...
  • Boeing signals flight control system problem may have contributed to 737 crash

    Boeing signals flight control system problem may have contributed to 737 crash

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    It hit the pole at about 11am on Wednesday while manoeuvring in front of the terminal building. "Lion Air said the problem was fixed, is it true the problem was cleared?" asked Bambang Sukandar, whose son was on the flight. The plane's altitude was mostly about 5,000 feet (1,524 meters), but rose and fell repeatedly within a range of a few hundred feet, according to flight-tracking data from FlightRadar24.
  • Former Somali Refugee At Dadaab Ilhan Omar Elected To US Congress

    Former Somali Refugee At Dadaab Ilhan Omar Elected To US Congress

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    It is open, with the seat being vacated by Rep. Keith Ellison, who is running for Minnesota Attorney General. She is also the first Somali American to win election to national office, according to CNN . Her campaign platform included pledges to secure a $15 minimum wage, preventing cuts to welfare programmes, such as Medicare and Social Security, as well as stopping tax relief to large corporations.
  • US troops seen setting up barbed wire near Mexico border

    US troops seen setting up barbed wire near Mexico border

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    Thousands of active-duty troops are bolstering temporary barriers along the U.S. -Mexico border and training at nearby logistics hubs for issues that could arise as they support Customs and Border Protection agents protecting against immigration from Central America, a department spokesman said Monday.
  • New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress

    New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress

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    Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives, giving them the opportunity to block Trump's agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny. "We are the ones we've been waiting for!" According to VoteCast, women voted considerably more in favour of their congressional Democratic candidate.
  • TENNESSEE: GOP Marsha Blackburn Wins Senate Seat

    TENNESSEE: GOP Marsha Blackburn Wins Senate Seat

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    A conservative firebrand and a regular on cable TV news, Blackburn had campaigned as a committed Trump ally, even more so than many other Republican candidates this year. She welcomed in Pence three times. Marco Rubio of Florida, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Joni Ernst of Iowa, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Thom Tillis of North Carolina also came along for separate campaign events.
  • ‘Saudi sent experts to cover up murder’

    ‘Saudi sent experts to cover up murder’

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    Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay stated that Turkey has given a message that no one can ever attempt to commit a murder such as the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on its soil and those who do 'will pay the price'. Candles, lit by activists, protesting the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, are placed outside Saudi Arabia's consulate, in Istanbul, during a candlelight vigil, October 25, 2018.