• Buhari Arrives Lagos, Inaugurates Ikeja Bus Terminal (WATCH VIDEO)
Buhari Arrives Lagos, Inaugurates Ikeja Bus Terminal (WATCH VIDEO)

The commissioner expressed deep regret for any inconveniences, saying the listed roads to be closed to traffic would be reopened immediately after the president's motorcade passes. As we approach the period of campaigns, I appeal to our political actors and other stakeholders to resist any act that could mar the integrity of our electoral process.

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  • White House frustrated with EPA's Pruitt for apartment controversy
White House frustrated with EPA's Pruitt for apartment controversy

Questions have swirled around Pruitt's rental agreement since it was first reported yesterday, including whether it was allowed under federal ethics laws. The EPA previously confirmed that Pruitt often flies first or business class, citing security reasons, but he later told CBS News that he has asked his staff to revisit that policy.

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  • UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions, US ambassador says
UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions, US ambassador says

Oil tankers and cargo vessels that were blacklisted are now prohibited from global ports, while businesses are to have their assets frozen. In addition, under the sanctions were a citizen of Taiwan, Chang Yun yuan, which is charged with the coordination of the "North Korean exports of coal from a North Korean broker operating in a third country",...

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  • WIndies to field as worldwide cricket returns to Karachi
WIndies to field as worldwide cricket returns to Karachi

But following the successful hosting of the Independence Cup involving a World XI in Lahore last September and the staging of the last two finals of the Pakistan Super League in Lahore and Karachi , the Windies have become the first global side to take up the Pakistan Cricket Board's invitation for a bilateral series.

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  • Winning Numbers for $521 million Mega Millions jackpot
Winning Numbers for $521 million Mega Millions jackpot

The $521 million Mega Millions jackpot is up for grabs in Friday's lottery drawing. We will update this story once we know more. The jackpot is now up to $521 Million. However, neither player also played the Megaplier option which would have increased their winnings to $3 million. If nobody matches all six numbers, Tuesday's drawing will ...

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  • Dec presents tonight's Saturday Night Takeaway solo
Dec presents tonight's Saturday Night Takeaway solo

Ant still popped up in the opening titles, but Dec did not directly mention his missing on-screen partner. ITV says the decision about what presenters will say on Saturday Night Takeaway will be made this afternoon in script meetings.

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  • In the region: Ferrum softball splits double header
In the region: Ferrum softball splits double header

She was backed by a 4-0 lead courtesy of a freshman Stacia Seeton double and a junior Katie Habryle opposite field home run. The team's younger members continued to excel as Rinaldi threw 11 strikeouts in her collegiate debut as pitcher. I think I have us down, out of all three games, that we've only had one bad at-bat. Aubrie Venegas had the onl...

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  • SpaceX Plans Morning Satellite Launch From Vandenberg AFB
SpaceX Plans Morning Satellite Launch From Vandenberg AFB

SpaceX did not attempt to recover Falcon 9's first stage after launch. The system proposed by privately held SpaceX will use 4,425 satellites, the FCC said , and will help improve communications in rural or hard-to-serve places where fibre-optic cables and cell towers do not reach.

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  • Trump administration to hold more pregnant women in ICE detention
Trump administration to hold more pregnant women in ICE detention

In addition, ICE ensures access to comprehensive counseling and assistance, postpartum follow up, lactation services and abortion services". Since then, Miller said 506 pregnant women have been detained without the previous protections, according to Reuters .

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  • Don't Trust the Report That Pope Francis Denied Hell, Vatican Warns
Don't Trust the Report That Pope Francis Denied Hell, Vatican Warns

If the Pope said that, or anything that fairly amounts to that, he would be a heretic. The pope, in fact, has often talked about hell as a very real final destination for the wicked, and the Vatican made clear that the "literal words pronounced by the pope are not quoted" and that "no quotation of the article should be considered as a faithful ...

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  • Comm satellite to be put into orbit by GSLV-F08
Comm satellite to be put into orbit by GSLV-F08

ISRO Chairman K Sivan commented that ISRO will complete 10 missions this year to facilitate space research, communication and navigation. The GSAT-6A would also provide communication services to Indian Armed forces, a report by Times of India said while quoting Isro sources.

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  • France says Iran supplying weapons to Yemen's Houthi rebels
France says Iran supplying weapons to Yemen's Houthi rebels

The group further reported that drones used by the Houthi rebels to crash into Patriot missile batteries in Saudi Arabia share "near-identical design and construction characteristics" of Iranian drones. But Le Drian insisted Thursday that the weapon sales complied with worldwide law. However, the French minister said: "We have a very rigorous f...

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  • President Trump Calls Roseanne Barr to Congratulate Her on Sitcom Revival's Ratings
President Trump Calls Roseanne Barr to Congratulate Her on Sitcom Revival's Ratings

The hourlong premiere pulled in a whopping 18.2 million viewers and a 5.2 rating in its key demo of adults aged 18-49. As for why Barr wanted the character Roseanne also to support Trump, Barr told the New York Times , "I just wanted to have that dialogue about families torn apart by the election and their political differences of opinion and ...

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  • Trump takes infrastructure pitch to OH as sweeping bill stalls in Congress
Trump takes infrastructure pitch to OH as sweeping bill stalls in Congress

Jerusalem was a big thing", said Trump. President TrumpDonald John TrumpCigna says it has reduced customers use of opioids by 25 percent Greens launch campaign to get Pruitt fired White House: "Maximum pressure" campaign on North Korea is working MORE is taking his infrastructure pitch to OH as the administration's proposal for a sweeping o...

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  • Driver tries to ram soldiers in France
Driver tries to ram soldiers in France

He said that the driver had "made it clear" he wanted to injure the soldiers . Quoted by the newspaper, the public prosecutor in Grenoble, Jean-Yves Coquillat, said that "we must remain cautious regarding the motives of the attacker". Lakdim, armed with knives, a handgun and grenades according to Le Figaro, opened fire at a group of police offic...

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  • Japanese gov't keen to know how China-N. Korea summit covered denuclearization
Japanese gov't keen to know how China-N. Korea summit covered denuclearization

Kim met President Xi Jinping in China this week, his first trip overseas since taking over as North Korean leader in 2011. "We have been communicating with North Korea through various occasions and means such as a route via our embassy in Beijing, but I would like to refrain from going into specifics", Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga sai...

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  • Federal documents outline steps FBI took to investigate one of its own
Federal documents outline steps FBI took to investigate one of its own

Sessions' decision will likely aggravate congressional Republicans who contend that anything but an independent special counsel is insufficient, arguing that Justice Department officials investigating other Justice Department officials is bound to be ineffective.

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  • Brazil living an extraordinary moment after win over Germany: Thiago Silva
Brazil living an extraordinary moment after win over Germany: Thiago Silva

Tite knows Tuesday's victory in Berlin is vital for confidence ahead of this summer's tournament but does not believe it is not enough to heal the pain from their humiliation against the same side four years ago. "We're very happy to beat the finalists from the last World Cup, a team with a fantastic history", Lopetegui said. Brazil: Alisson...

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  • Adea Shabani: Police find body believed to be missing model
Adea Shabani: Police find body believed to be missing model

The Los Angeles Police Department said Tuesday that Christopher Spotz , a 33-year-old man believed to be Shabani's boyfriend, was involved in her death, but could not elaborate. On Monday, detectives found a shallow grave along a shoreline, which contained human remains; on Tuesday, they recovered those remains. Spotz initially told authoritie...

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  • No Mega Millions victor; lottery jackpot now over $500 million
No Mega Millions victor; lottery jackpot now over $500 million

More than 35,000 tickets were sold across the state for Tuesday's drawing and three matched four of the five numbers and the Mega Ball. Both Mega Millions and Powerball - which now has a jackpot of $40 million after a New Hampshire woman claimed $560 million earlier this year - have seen hefty grand prizes lately, largely thanks to rule change...

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  • Much warmer today, with rain Thursday
Much warmer today, with rain Thursday

Saturday: A few showers possible, high near 20°C, gusty NW winds. Low of 72 degrees. Southwest Montana along with areas closer towards the divide will see mostly cloudy to cloudy skies today , northwest Montana will see a bit more sunshine today with partly sunny skies overhead.

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  • Manafort, Gates worked with Russian intelligence agent
Manafort, Gates worked with Russian intelligence agent

John Dowd , who was Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel investigation until he resigned last week, broached the issue in discussions with attorneys for former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign manager Paul Manafort , the Times reported , citing three people with knowledge of the talks.

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  • Funerals held of Russian Federation mall fire dead
Funerals held of Russian Federation mall fire dead

THOUSANDS of angry Russians gathered in the main square of Kemerovo yesterday to confront local officials over the death of 64 people in a shopping mall blaze. "We are talking about demographics but are losing so many people". A criminal investigation has been launched into the infliction of death by negligence, the fire safety rules violation, a...

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  • White House shakeup continues as Trump tweets another big staff change
White House shakeup continues as Trump tweets another big staff change

Another insider agreed: "Everyone who was there during the Obama years should start packing their sh*t". President Donald Trump's incoming national security adviser, John Bolton , is expected to "clean house", firing dozens of National Security Council officials, according to Foreign Policy .

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  • Trade balance with China key issue at biz group meet: Prabhu
Trade balance with China key issue at biz group meet: Prabhu

India and China were locked in a 73-day military stand-off at Doklam in the eastern section of their border a year ago. Besides China, the area is also claimed by Bhutan. Amidst these speculations, official sources said both the countries are repairing their ties post-Dokhlam with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent telephonic call to Chinese Pre...

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  • Israeli military captures 3 armed infiltrators from Gaza
Israeli military captures 3 armed infiltrators from Gaza

A statement issued by the police said that the three were being questioned and police bomb disposal experts were at the scene. No damage was reported to the equipment. Local television has shown amateur videos of multiple launches of missile interceptors near Ashkelon where rocket alert sirens warning the city's 130,000 residents to scurry for shel...

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  • Global stocks rebound as report of US-China trade talks improves mood
Global stocks rebound as report of US-China trade talks improves mood

The WTO claim was expected as duties are imposed under a U.S. law requiring at the same time a lawsuit initiated in the trade organization. China's sorghum purchases sank by nearly a quarter year-on-year after Beijing launched a probe into USA imports of the grain in early February.

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  • Google Doodle commemorates 45 years of Chipko movement
Google Doodle commemorates 45 years of Chipko movement

The Chipko movement was a non-violent agitation in 1973 that was aimed at protection and conservation of trees, but, perhaps, it is best remembered for the collective mobilisation of women for the cause of preserving forests, which also brought about a change in attitude regarding their own status in society.

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  • Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill With No Clean Energy Cuts
Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill With No Clean Energy Cuts

Democrat leaders also reacted strongly to the bill. 'I am considering a VETO of the Omnibus Spending Bill based on the fact that the 800,000 plus DACA recipients have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL, which is desperately needed for our National Defense, is not fully funded, ' he said.

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  • Poisoned Russian Spy May Never Recover Mental Functions, British Judge Says
Poisoned Russian Spy May Never Recover Mental Functions, British Judge Says

Russia's embassy in Kensington, London . The UK expelled 23 Russian diplomats as a result and Moscow retaliated by ordering out the same number of Britons. Members of the fire brigade are helped out of their green biohazard suits after they secured the area where Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found, in Salisbury, U.K., on March 8.

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  • How To Watch Online Stream And On TV
How To Watch Online Stream And On TV

In its third year, the PSL has become a phenomenal success in the cricket-obsessed nation of 208 million but security concerns mean numerous group games and Pakistan's global Test matches are played in the Middle East. A delighted PCB chairman Najam Sethi told the Karachi crowd that he hoped they would return when the West Indies plays three ...

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  • Weather Authority: Dry weather continues into the weekend
Weather Authority: Dry weather continues into the weekend

CHICAGO - A Winter Storm Warning for 5 to 9-inches of snow from this Friday evening into Saturday afternoon is in effect for westernmost Lee, LaSalle and Livingston Counties (pink-shaded areas on the highlighted map). In other parts of the state, we will see mostly sunny conditions with temperatures ranging from the thirties to forties. Any r...

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  • Trump replaces National Security Adviser McMaster with Bolton
Trump replaces National Security Adviser McMaster with Bolton

His views on Taiwan are in line with the Trump administration's questioning of the "One China policy" and steps towards forging closer ties with Taiwan-moves that would gravely undermine relations between the U.S. Trump said Thursday he would appoint Bolton to the post as his administration faces a key decision on whether to pull out of the 2015 ...

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  • Dozens of kids participate in Easter egg hunts across the Tri
Dozens of kids participate in Easter egg hunts across the Tri

A second Great Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, March 31, at 2:30 p.m., with a rain date of Sunday, April 1. "After the hunt is done, we do drawings for toys and prizes". Niagara Inflatables are providing bouncers and games at the event, and there will be special appearances throughout the day from the Easter Bunny, Boome the Badger from Bro...

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  • Police arrest suspect wanted in beating of autistic man in Mississauga
Police arrest suspect wanted in beating of autistic man in Mississauga

Police arrested 25-year-old Alex Salgado of Rockford along with 22-year-old Ariel Galindo of Rockford. He is also wanted on one count of aggravated assault . There's been no confirmation on whether or not Dhami is now in the GTA. The drugs were allegedly concealed inside baggies in his rectum. Chahil has strong Abbotsford connections.

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