US votes in crucial primaries, ex-rivals back Joe Biden

Americans vote Tuesday in primaries that play a major role in who will challenge Donald Trump for the presidency, a day after key endorsements dramatically boosted Joe Biden’s hopes against surging leftist Bernie Sanders. The backing of Biden by three of his ex-rivals marked an unprecedented turn in a fractured, often bitter campaign. The Democratic establishment is desperate to unite …

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US speaks on Buhari’s fight against corruption

The government of the United States of America has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal commitment to the anti-corruption crusade in Nigeria. In a statement issued by Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson of the State Department at the end of the signing of the agreement between the U.S. government, the Bailiwick of Jersey, and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for …

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Michelle Obama wins for best spoken word album at Grammy Awards

The former first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming.” Her win on Sunday gives the Obama household its third Grammy: former president Barack Obama has already snagged two Grammys in the same category for his books. She …

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US Senate Begins Debate In Trump Impeachment Trial

The historic impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump opened the debate with fireworks yesterday  as Democrats accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of fomenting a “cover-up” with his proposed rules for the process. The Republican McConnell proposed a set of ground rules that would place strict restrictions on witnesses and evidence for the first stage and move the trial …

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