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Nigeria`s Buhari says separatists cross red line, unity not negotiable

Nigeria`s Buhari says separatists cross red line, unity not negotiable

Published 21/08/2017

Separatists calling for the breakup of Nigeria have crossed a red line and the country's unity is not negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday in his first speech since returning home after three months of medical leave in Britain. [more…]

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Published 20/08/2017

Dick Gregory, a comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, died on Saturday at age 84, his son said. [more…]

Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

Published 19/08/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show. [more…]

Judge rejects bid by Polanski`s 1977 rape victim to end case

Judge rejects bid by Polanski`s 1977 rape victim to end case

Published 19/08/2017

A Los Angeles judge on Friday rejected a request by the woman who was raped by director Roman Polanski 40 years ago to have the criminal case against him dismissed. [more…]

Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending fans into frenzy

Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending fans into frenzy

Published 18/08/2017

Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a frenzy over whether the pop singer had been hacked, was preparing to launch a new album, or was about to reinvent herself. [more…]

Exclusive: SEC officials` holdings, legal work, pose potential conflicts

Exclusive: SEC officials` holdings, legal work, pose potential conflicts

Published 17/08/2017

Two lawyers appointed to senior jobs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission have ties to major companies including financial firms Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) that could complicate efforts to regulate them, according to government documents viewed by Reuters. [more…]

Lawyers in Taylor Swift`s groping trial move to closing arguments

Lawyers in Taylor Swift`s groping trial move to closing arguments

Published 14/08/2017

Lawyers for U.S. pop star Taylor Swift and the Colorado DJ she accuses of groping her were due to deliver closing arguments on Monday before the federal court jury weighing her sexual assault claims against his assertion that he was wrongfully fired. [more…]

Hackers release more HBO episode shows: report

Hackers release more HBO episode shows: report

Published 14/08/2017

Hackers have released more unaired episodes of popular HBO shows but the latest leak did not include anything on the hit series "Game of Thrones," the Associated Press reported on Sunday. [more…]

Colorado DJ`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

Colorado DJ`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

Published 12/08/2017

Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won an important ruling in the trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, with the judge dismissing the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired. [more…]

Colorado disc jockey`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

Colorado disc jockey`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

Published 12/08/2017

Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won a preliminary round in a federal court trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, as the judge dismissed the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired. [more…]