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July 27, 2017 6:34 AM Conte admits Harry Kane is his dream striker

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has admitted his dream striker signing would be Tottenham’s Harry Kane. Conte has already brought in Alvaro Morata for £58m, but has spoken of his admiration for the 23-year-old England international. Kane has finished as the Premier League’s top goalscorer for the past two seasons and when asked about Tottenham’s title 10

July 26, 2017 10:30 PM Should Fighting Antibiotic Resistance Always Include Finishing A Prescribed Medication?

A group of experts takes a controversial stance on how to control superbugs If there were a battle hymn against antibiotic resistance, it would have one common refrain: Every inappropriate prescription or insufficient dose strengthens the enemy. It may kill weak bacteria but it won’t eliminate stronger, drug-resistant ones that can move in and multiply 13

July 26, 2017 8:21 PM Prominent Nigerian pastors declare 40 days fasting for capture of Abubakar Shekau

Nigerian clerics, numbering over 500 stormed the city of Abuja on Wednesday July 26 to pray for the capture of the kingpin of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau. NAIJ.com gathered that the clergymen, drawn from many religious backgrounds, also called on Nigerians to intensify prayer for the safe return of the remaining Chibok girls 10

July 26, 2017 2:48 PM Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

President Trump said he will ban transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, a reversal of the Obama administration decision that would have allowed them to serve, he announced on social media on Wednesday. Citing the need to focus on victory, Trump said that the military cannot accept the burden of higher medical costs and “disruption 13

July 26, 2017 12:56 PM European Commission keeps door open to sanctions on Poland

WARSAW, Poland — The European Commission said Wednesday it is keeping the door open to triggering sanctions against Poland for limiting judicial independence, despite the Polish president’s surprise decision to veto parts of a controversial legal overhaul. “In this past week in Poland some things have changed and some things have not,” Frans Timmermans 13

July 26, 2017 11:17 AM 16 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli Police

Sixteen Palestinians were injured in clashes with police outside Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday. The clashes occurred as an ongoing controversy over Israeli security measures at a Jerusalem holy site fueled outrage by Palestinians. The sixteen were injured by rubber bullets and stun grenades near the Lion’s Gate entrance to the Old City, according 15

July 26, 2017 8:18 AM Boko Haram created 54,911 widows, 52, 311 orphans—Shettima

ABUJA—Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said Boko Haram insurgency resulted in 54,911 widows and 52,311 orphans, quoting statistics from World Bank, in partnership with European Union and the Presidency. According to Shettima, “these are official figures; probably the unofficial figure may be twice these numbers. The truth is that we either 15

July 26, 2017 4:19 AM Those who deserted PDP can now return – Alkali

Professor Ahmed Rufai Alkali, a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was the Special Adviser on Political Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In this interview with DIRISU YAKUBU, the PDP chieftain spoke on the recent Supreme Court verdict on the party leadership tussle, ongoing reconciliation moves by the National 16

July 26, 2017 1:51 AM Cardinal George Pell Faces Sexual Abuse Charges in Australian Court

(MELBOURNE, Australia) — The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis made his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday in a scandal that has stunned the Holy See and threatened to tarnish the pope's image as a crusader against abusive clergy. Cardinal George Pell, Australia's highest-ranking Catholic 15

July 25, 2017 11:55 PM As Senate starts debate to topple the ACA, even senators don’t know where it will lead

On a squeaker of a vote, the Senate began began an extraordinary debate Tuesday over profound philosophical and practical changes to the nation’s health-care system — without knowing what the legislation would be. Lawmakers started with a bill that the House passed this spring to dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It is a measure that many Senate 15