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Judge Amy Barrett Confirmed to Supreme Court_Ada Nkong

The US Senate has confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a victory for President Donald Trump a week before the presidential election. Mr Trump's fellow Republicans voted 52-48 to approve the judge, overcoming the unified opposition of Democrats. Her appointment seals for the foreseeable future a 6-3 conservative majority on the… Continue reading Judge Amy Barrett Confirmed to Supreme Court_Ada Nkong

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

Covid: Spain imposes national night-time curfew to curb infections_Femi Ehiabhi

Spain has declared a national state of emergency and imposed a night-time curfew in an effort to help control a new spike in Covid-19 infections. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said the curfew, between the hours of 23:00 and 06:00, would come into force on Sunday. Under the emergency measures, local authorities can also ban travel… Continue reading Covid: Spain imposes national night-time curfew to curb infections_Femi Ehiabhi

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Samsung Titan Lee Kun-Hee Dies at 78_Ada Nkong

Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korea's largest conglomerate, Samsung Group, has died aged 78. Mr Lee helped to grow his father's small trading business into an economic powerhouse, diversifying into areas like insurance and shipping. During his lifetime, Samsung Electronics also became one of the world's biggest tech firms. He was the richest person… Continue reading Samsung Titan Lee Kun-Hee Dies at 78_Ada Nkong

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US Election 2020: Trump Hits 3 States Campaign Trail After Casting Early Vote_Ada Nkong

President Donald Trump has conducted a three-state campaign blitz after voting early in Florida. He hopped between rallies in North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin on Saturday as he sought to make up ground against his Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Mr Biden, who holds a steady lead in national polls, campaigned in Pennsylvania, another key state.… Continue reading US Election 2020: Trump Hits 3 States Campaign Trail After Casting Early Vote_Ada Nkong

SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

West Ham Draw Proves Rodri Needs to Learn to Adapt to Man City’s Needs_Femi Ehiabhi

When your team takes an early lead there’s arguably no better midfielder in the Premier League to have in your side than Rodri. The Spaniard is a master in the art of keeping hold of the ball, strolling around the midfield at a walking pace as the game is kept ticking over and the opposition… Continue reading West Ham Draw Proves Rodri Needs to Learn to Adapt to Man City’s Needs_Femi Ehiabhi

CAMPAIGNS · POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

‘Honor the ancestors’: Harris appeals directly to Black men_Femi Ehiabhi

Democratic vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris made a direct appeal to Black men Friday, defending her record as a prosecutor, blasting President Donald Trump as “racist” and vouching for Joe Biden as a man capable of addressing systemic racism and leading a diverse country. “I’m not going to tell anybody, including Black men, that they’re… Continue reading ‘Honor the ancestors’: Harris appeals directly to Black men_Femi Ehiabhi

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The King’: Brazilian soccer great Pele turns 80_Femi Ehiabhi

Few players have touched the game of soccer like Pele. The Brazilian, who turned 80 on Friday, is still considered as one of the greatest players to ever play the game and remains the only man in history to win three World Cups. Even those who don't follow football know his name; it's synonymous with the… Continue reading The King’: Brazilian soccer great Pele turns 80_Femi Ehiabhi

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Italian Held in France Over 160 Child Rapes,Sexual Assaults _Ada Nkong

A 52-year-old Italian man wanted in Germany on suspicion of carrying out 160 rapes and sexual assaults, mainly on underage girls, has been arrested across the border in France. France's BNRF brigade for hunting fugitives said he was held last Friday at Rumersheim-le-Haut near Mulhouse. He was wanted in connection with attacks, mainly on the… Continue reading Italian Held in France Over 160 Child Rapes,Sexual Assaults _Ada Nkong

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No Defining Moment For Trump in Final Debate With Biden_Ada Nkong

President Donald Trump heeded the pleas of his advisers when he took the debate stage Thursday night, delivering a much more restrained performance as he took on his rival, Joe Biden, but he failed to get the game-changing moment he needed to dramatically alter the trajectory of the race. While much more subdued than his… Continue reading No Defining Moment For Trump in Final Debate With Biden_Ada Nkong