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September 21, 2017 5:13 PM There is No Trump Doctrine, Only Contradictions and Bluster

The things our President says. At a lunch with African leaders on Wednesday, Donald Trump praised the continent’s business potential by noting that many of his friends were “going to your countries to get rich.” A bit later in his remarks, he spoke about how effectively African countries had responded to some recent health-care crises, such as the Ebola 20

September 19, 2017 9:03 AM Hurricane Maria leaves 'devastation,' rolls toward Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Dominica Workers remove debris on Thursday, September 14, in Friars Bay on the French Caribbean island of Saint Martin. Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean island and others in the region. An aerial photo shows the devastation in Road Town, the capital of Tortola, the largest and most populated of the British Virgin 30

September 18, 2017 5:25 AM Why ASUU is always the culprit

IN a potentially-great, but recklessly debased, nation like Nigeria, the constant vilification and debasement of intellectual labour, especially University teachers, speaks of many things. It is, first, an admission, by the ruling class, that Nigeria is a nation devoid of a national ethos: patriotism, hard work, courage, honesty and dedication. It is, second 2

September 11, 2017 9:22 PM Irma leaves 8 dead in US, 'devastation' in Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma is now wreaking havoc in in South Carolina after causing at least eight deaths in Florida and Georgia. A flash flood emergency was issued for Charleston this afternoon as Irma, which was downgraded to a tropical storm this morning, batters the Southeast with torrential rain and dangerous storm surges. As of 5 p.m., Irma was about 150 miles 44

September 11, 2017 11:00 AM Pope Francis Mixes His Messages in Latin America

With all its pageantry and scale, a papal visit is never just a Roman Catholic affair. Not least for Pope Francis, the politically adroit pontiff, who has used his global pulpit to broadcast all manner of messages, and not always to his audiences’ delight. It was no different in Colombia, where even as Francis was enthusiastically welcomed for a five-day 18

September 8, 2017 12:52 PM Hurricane Irma heads for Bahamas, Cuba, leaving devastation in its wake

Hurricane warning issued for southern Florida Damage from Hurricane Irma is seen in Orient Bay on the French Caribbean island of St. Martin on Thursday, September 7. Employees from an electrical company work to clear a tree felled by Hurricane Irma in Sanchez, Dominican Republic, on September 7. In an image made from video, houses damaged by Hurricane 59

September 6, 2017 3:45 AM Trump ends 'Dreamer' immigration programme

As the so-called Dreamers who have benefited from the programme were plunged into uncertainty, business and religious leaders, Democratic lawmakers and former Democratic President Barack Obama all condemned Trump’s move. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped an Obama-era programme that protects from deportation immigrants brought illegally 30

September 5, 2017 2:49 PM Catastrophic Hurricane Irma — now a Cat 5 — is on a collision course with Florida

Hurricane Irma is an “extremely dangerous” Category 5, barreling toward the Greater Antilles and Southern Florida. It’s already the strongest hurricane ever recorded outside the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s likely to make landfall somewhere in Florida over the weekend. The storm is life-threatening for the United States and British Virgin 19

August 10, 2017 6:37 PM North Korea tensions show the disconnect between Trump's words and administration's actions

President Trump’s threats against North Korea have highlighted as never before the tension between the president’s duties as chief executive and the role he often seems to prefer as the country’s highest-profile TV and Internet commentator. Despite Trump’s blustery warning of “fire and fury,” warships are not known to be moving toward the Korean peninsula 19

August 9, 2017 5:45 PM Rhetorical ‘fire and fury’ can help the U.S. globally — if the president has enough backing at home

President Trump is making news for saying that North Korea will be “met with fire and fury and, frankly, power, the likes of which this world has never seen before.” Members of Congress — including hawks like Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) — quickly criticized Trump’s comments, as did many other observers, while stock markets dived. The disconnect between 13