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U.S. announces Cuba prohibited accommodations list including 433 properties

The United States Department of State on Wednesday announced the creation of the Cuba Prohibited Accommodations (CPA) List.  The CPA List includes 433 properties that are owned or controlled by the Cuban regime or certain well-connected...

More than 200,000 people have now died of COVID-19 in US, even as President Trump says coronavirus “affects virtually nobody”

More than 200,000 people have now died of COVID-19 in the United States, according to the Johns Hopkins University virus tracker, even as President Donald Trump claimed on that the coronavirus "affects virtually nobody".

Report finds U.S. officials’ pandemic response impaired right to vote in primary elections

Responses by election officials in the United States to the Covid-19 pandemic seriously impaired some people’s ability to vote in primary elections, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Tuesday.The rights...

Alleged Nigerian fraudster on FBI watchlist turns self in over $6m internet scam

The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced the investigation of Felix Osilama Okpoh, an alleged fraudster on the watchlist of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, for his involvement in a $6 million...

Trump admin’s threats to pull federal resources from cities because of Black Lives Matter protests ‘damaging’ – AI

Amnesty International on Monday described the Donald Trump administration's threat to pull federal resources from three cities run by Democrats because of Black Lives Matter protests as 'damaging'.The Trump administration on Monday...

Should Trump run again or resign as U.S. records worst coronavirus death toll in the world with 200,000 Americans dead?

In normal circumstances, President Donald Trump should have offered his resignation letter a long time ago, rather than run for re-election, with around 200,000 Americans already dead from coronavirus, and revelations by himself that he deliberately...

Trump administration details sanctions on Iran

The United States on Monday detailed its reimposed sanctions on Iran, which went into effect at 8 p.m. Eastern Time on September 19.In a factsheet after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held...

Woman accused of sending poison ricin letter to President Trump arrested

A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin to President Donald Trump has been arrested, The Associated Press quoted three law enforcement officials as saying.The officials said the...

Trump reimposes all UN sanctions on Iran

The Trump administration said on Saturday it had reimposed all United Nations sanctions on Iran, although 13 of the 15 U.N. Security Council members, including long-time allies Britain, Germany and France, have said the move is...

Poison ricin mailed to Trump from Canada intercepted

Authorities in the United States are investigating a package containing poison ricin that was mailed to President Donald Trump last week.CNN reported reported that highly-toxic poison was intercepted by law enforcement and...

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