UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is seeking to put human rights advisers and monitors into the 5,000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa’s vas
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to
Barely three months after the Civil War broke out in 1967, Biafran troops were said to have invaded the Midwest Region, to the west of the River Niger. They spread west, taking Benin and reaching as f
We may never know the motive, but Navy brass were not amused after a Growler crew sketched a giant phallus over Eastern Washington. The crew of the EA18-G Growler — based at Whidbey Island Naval Air
Local leaders are warning that the $1.5 trillion tax-cut legislation moving through Congress threatens to undermine their ability to raise money for government services, including police and schools.
The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and
NEW YORK - The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against celebrities and media (all times local):
Ryan Seacrest is disputing an allegation that he engaged in inappropriate behaviour
Think of a political campaign as a trial, with the election as the verdict. The reason President Donald Trump is seemingly immune from the sexual-harassment cultural shift is because, like it or not,
The Cross River State Coordinator of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, Dr Fidelis Anukwa, says the agency has completed the rehabilitation of four erosion sites within the Calabar
CHURCHILL, Pa. (AP) — Police say 11 people suffered injuries when a tanker truck carrying lime slammed into several cars at a traffic light. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the truck was exiting
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Crews have closed Independence Pass near Aspen for the winter season. The Colorado Department of Transportation, which shut the Aspen and Twin Lakes gates Friday morning, says dri
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Traditional friendship between China and North Korea represents "valuable wealth" for their people, China said after its special envoy met a high-ranking North Korean officia
Luis had weighed a normal 3.5 kg at birth.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County prosecutors say they will retry two men convicted of a 1994 rape and murder that recent DNA testing suggests they did not commit. Judge Dennis Porter on Friday vacated the
A former Vice President of the World Bank and ex-Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, says if the Federal Government will lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty and hardship, then there is a
The discovery in the defector opened a window on the dire conditions in North Korea, including poor hygiene and nutrition.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until h
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say three workers were performing routine maintenance when they were injured in a fire at an oil site in northern Colorado. The Greeley Tribune reports one DCP Midst
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for White House adviser Jared Kushner pushed back Friday after a Senate committee said he had not been fully forthcoming in its probe into Russian election interference. La
The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An Argentine submarine with 44 crew on board was missing in the South Atlantic two days after its last communication, prompting the navy to step up its search efforts late on
A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa has declared the rustication of a 27-year-old final year student of the Faculty of Education, Niger Delta University in Amassoma, Micah Diniprema, as ille
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been charged with concealing a homicide in the shooting death of a woman who had been reported missing. The Will County sheriff’s office on Frida
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in a youth detention facility for his role in a shooting death of a Colorado Springs liquor store owner. The Gazette r
The military takeover in Zimbabwe is just the latest in a long history of government overthrows. Here are several types of coups perpetrated by rogue operators.
The Director-General, National Directorate of Employment, Dr. Nasiru Ladan; and the Kwara State Coordinator of the agency, Mr. Adeyemo Ademola, have said the NDE will substantially address Nigeria’s h
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at t
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Senate leader says Sen. Tony Mendoza should lose his committee chairmanship and other influential posts following allegations that he acted inappropriatel
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman who shot her husband and teenage daughter, then slept next to the girl’s body for three days, has been sentenced to 80 years to life in prison. Regina Johnson was sente
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who recently reversed a blanket policy against executions has missed the filing deadline to pursue the death penalty in a murder case. The Orlando Sentinel r
A teenage girl has died in Vietnam after being electrocuted in her sleep by her faulty iPhone charging cable. Le ThiXoan, 14, had reportedly rolled over onto the torn cable and had as a result been ex
It was Russia’s second veto in 24 hours aimed at protecting the Syrian government and Russia’s 11th veto to shield Syria since the war began in 2011.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hospital officials says the condition of a North Korean soldier severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea is gradually improving after two surgeries but it