At ESPN, John Skipper Resigns as President, Citing Substance Addiction

At ESPN, John Skipper Resigns as President, Citing Substance Addiction

George Bodenheimer, a former ESPN president who has also served as its executive chairman, will take over as the company’s acting chairman. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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Trump: US can't guard its interests abroad if it doesn't 'protect prosperity at home' – Politico

Trump: US can't guard its interests abroad if it doesn't 'protect prosperity at home' – Politico

Politico Trump: US can't guard its interests abroad if it doesn't 'protect prosperity at home'PoliticoPresident Donald Trump unveiled a national security plan Monday that reflects the most inward-focused vision of American foreign policy in recent memory — with a heavy emphasis on economic strength and defending U.S. borders. In remarks Monday …Trump's new strategy: Russia is an actual threatCNNWithout human rights, Trump's security strategy won't measure upThe HillTrump's national security strategy emphasizes economic competitivenessUSA TODAYThinkProgress –Voice of America –Slate Magazine –CBS Newsall 675 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material…

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Britain grants international Masters students better visa scheme

Britain grants international Masters students better visa scheme

Britain’s Interior Ministry, the Home Office, said on Monday that it is to extend a streamlined visa processing scheme for international Masters students. It followed a pilot scheme, now in its second year, at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Bath and Imperial College London. The piloted process for international students looked at students wanting to study on a Masters course of 13 months or less in the Britain. It also provides greater support for students who wished to switch to a work visa and take up a graduate role, by…

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Former minister dies in car accident

Former minister dies in car accident

A lawmaker and three-time cabinet member under Italy’s Former Prime Minister Silvio Berusconi, Mr Altero Matteoli, died on Monday in a car accident, Italian Senate Spokesperson confirmed. The spokesperson said 77-year-old Matteoli died after the car he was driving crashed into another car near Capalbio in Tuscan. The ANSA news agency reported that two others were injured in the accident. The ex-lawmaker served in Berlusconi’s second and third cabinets as environment minister, and in the fourth cabinet as minister of transportation and infrastructure. He was the mayor of Orbetello between 2006…

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Senate condemns Power Ministry’s budget, insists on Fashola’s appearance

Senate condemns Power Ministry’s budget, insists on Fashola’s appearance

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy on Monday condemned the 2018 budget proposal of the Ministry of Power over irregularities in the estimates. Some of the issues raised against the budget include repetition of votes earlier approved in the 2017 budget, repetition of estimates already defended by the Transmission Company of Nigeria, lack of details on releases and expenditures, as well as cost of contracts, their level of execution and balance for their completion. The committee asked the Minister of Power, Works and Housing,…

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South Africa’s ANC elects Ramaphosa as new head

South Africa’s ANC elects Ramaphosa as new head

South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa was narrowly elected head of the ruling ANC party Monday, winning a bruising race that exposed rifts within the organisation that led the fight against apartheid. Thousands of raucous Ramaphosa supporters sang and chanted in the conference hall as rival backers of defeated candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma appeared dejected. Ramaphosa won 2,440 votes to Dlamini-Zuma’s 2,261. “We declare comrade Cyril Ramaphosa the new president of the African National Congress,” an official told party delegates in Johannesburg. The victory puts Ramaphosa in line to succeed President…

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Man’s body cut into pieces, stuffed in bag, dumped drain

Man’s body cut into pieces, stuffed in bag, dumped drain

The body of a man cut into three pieces and stuffed in a jute bag was found in a drain in West Gorakh Park area near Welcome in northeast Delhi on Monday morning, Hindustantimes has reported. As of Monday evening, the identity of the slain man who the police said would be around 30 years old, had not be established. AK Singla, North-East deputy commissioner of police, said the crime came to their notice at 10am through a call made to the police control room. A local resident, who was…

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The Latest: UK Base Incident Not Being Treated as Terrorism – U.S. News & World Report

The Latest: UK Base Incident Not Being Treated as Terrorism – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report The Latest: UK Base Incident Not Being Treated as TerrorismU.S. News & World ReportA British air base used by the U.S. Air Force was scouted out in 2015 by an Islamic extremist who eventually received a life sentence for plotting an attack against U.S. military personnel. Dec. 18, 2017, at 1:42 p.m.. The Latest: UK Base Incident Not …British air base on security alert after incident at checkpointWashington PostUS Military Shoots Intruder at Air Base in BritainNew York TimesMan held after "incident" at base used…

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Cyril Ramaphosa Wins A.N.C. Leadership Battle in South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa Wins A.N.C. Leadership Battle in South Africa

The wealthy businessman and former Mandela protégé is now in position to succeed Jacob Zuma as president of the country. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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[BREAKING] Train derails in Washington, multiple deaths reported

[BREAKING] Train derails in Washington, multiple deaths reported

An Amtrak train derailed near an I-5 overpass in Washington State on Monday morning. An Amtrak train traveling from Seattle to Portland, Oregon, derailed near a highway overpass in Pierce County, Washington, on Monday morning, causing multiple deaths and injuries, officials there say. There were approximately 78 passengers and five crew members on board the train at the time of the crash. Several cars were also struck by the train, officials say, but no motorists were killed. Photos posted to social media show train cars dangling from the tracks. Monday…

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