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Book reveals White House 'absolutely out of control'

Picture: AP Photo/Alex Brandon Washington - President Donald Trump watched on television, increasingly angry as House Speaker Paul Ryan criticised his handling of the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

IOL , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Giuliani backtracks on comments Trump sought Moscow deal throughout 2016

FILE PHOTO: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks at the 2018 Iran Freedom Convention in Washington, U.S., May 5, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Report reveals an undeclared North Korean missile base headquarters

Washington (Reuters) - One of 20 undeclared ballistic missile operating bases in North Korea serves as a missile headquarters, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Immigration announces official rates, date Nigerians can start getting newly launched passport

He said the phase two multiple roll out in New York, Washington, Atlanta, USA would follow immediately after London on April 22 while other locations, local and abroad, would follow in sequence from April 29.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Senator Kamala Harris announces US presidential run | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

She returned to that theme on Monday in remarks at Howard University in Washington.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

British pound recovers as May outlines Brexit ‘Plan B’

China’s top economics negotiator is due to visit Washington this month for more talks as the end of a 90-day truce agreed between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping draws closer.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

GAITHO: ‘No Photography’ rule irksome sterile security gambit,

Many of you will have posed for pictures by the White House and the US Capitol in Washington, DC, the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, the Kremlin in Moscow, or the Houses of Parliament and 10 Downing Street in London.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 21, 2019

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race

Washington (Reuters) - First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her background as a prosecutor.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

US-China trade war threatens global growth: IMF

TRUCE Washington and Beijing declared a 90-day truce on December 1, but the risk remains that tensions will flare up again in the Spring and "casts a shadow over global economic prospects."

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 21, 2019

Russia acknowledges new missile but says it does not breach treaty

GENEVA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia has recognised the existence of a cruise missile system that has prompted Washington to say it will quit the 1987 INF disarmament treaty, but has denied that it violates the pact, U.S. officials and NATO diplomats said on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019