Trump impeachment looms as U.S. House committee approves charges

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Trump impeachment looms as U.S. House committee approves charges
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment by approving two charges against him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. A divided House Judiciary Committee voted 23-17 along party lines to approve articles of impeachment charging Trump […]
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Bitcoin: U.S. Justice Dept charges three men for alleged $722 fraud

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Bitcoin: U.S. Justice Dept charges three men for alleged $722 fraud
United States authorities arrested three men in an alleged fraud that raised $722 million from investors lured by fake bitcoin mining earnings, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Prosecutors described the scam as a “high-tech Ponzi scheme” run by the “BitClub Network,” which took money from investors and rewarded them for recruiting new shareholders. From April […]
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Khashoggi murder: U.S. bars former Saudi diplomat from entering country

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Khashoggi murder: U.S. bars former Saudi diplomat from entering country
Mohammed al Otaibi was Saudi consul general in Istanbul when Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in his consulate in 2018. The post Khashoggi murder: U.S. bars former Saudi diplomat from entering country appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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U.S. Indictment: South-east governors back Air Peace boss

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U.S. Indictment: South-east governors back Air Peace boss
The governors say they stand solidly behind Mr Onyema. The post U.S. Indictment: South-east governors back Air Peace boss appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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U.S. Indictment: Lawyer asks court to prevent extradition of Air Peace boss

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U.S. Indictment: Lawyer asks court to prevent extradition of Air Peace boss
The lawyer said he seeks to enforce the Air Peace head’s fundamental human rights. The post U.S. Indictment: Lawyer asks court to prevent extradition of Air Peace boss appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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Allen Onyema: U.S. Seizes $14 Million In Bank Accounts Linked To Air Peace Boss

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Allen Onyema: U.S. Seizes $14 Million In Bank Accounts Linked To Air Peace Boss
The United States authorities have frozen about $14.2 million in bank accounts linked to companies registered by Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace Limited. Mr Onyema and Ejiroghene Eghagha, Air Peace’s head of finance and administration, were recently indicted for alleged money laundering and bank fraud in the United States. Both suspects strongly deny […]
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U.S. charges Chinese national with stealing trade secrets: Justice Department

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U.S. charges Chinese national with stealing trade secrets: Justice Department
A Chinese national who worked for Monsanto before it was purchased by Bayer AG was charged in St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday with stealing trade secrets for China, the U.S. Justice Department said. Haitao Xiang, 42, an employee of Monsanto and its Climate Corp subsidiary from 2008 to 2017, was stopped by federal officials at […]
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U.S. diplomat wants user-fees for people living with HIV removed

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U.S. diplomat wants user-fees for people living with HIV removed
The official also called for the elimination of antenatal care charges for pregnant women. The post U.S. diplomat wants user-fees for people living with HIV removed appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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Russia confirms U.S. operation in Syria

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Russia confirms U.S. operation in Syria
The Kremlin confirmed on Monday that the Russian military had observed U.S. aircraft in the area where the U.S. claims to have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
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Turkey Warns U.S. Against Hosting Syrian Kurdish Military Commander

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Turkey Warns U.S. Against Hosting Syrian Kurdish Military Commander
Turkey is demanding that U.S. officials call off plans to meet with Mazloum Abdi, the Kurdish commander-in-chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces which fought alongside American troops to dislodge Islamic State insurgents from northeastern Syria. “Our allies’ dialogue with a terrorist wanted with a red notice is unacceptable,” Turkish foreign minister Mevut Cavusoglu told Turkey’s state-run […]
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Venezuela: China chides U.S. for politicising human rights issue

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Venezuela: China chides U.S. for politicising human rights issue
China on Friday chided the U.S. for politicizing human rights issues and interfering in other countries’ internal affairs under the guise of human rights, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said. Its spokesman, Geng Shuang, made the call in response to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s accusations against Venezuela’s winning a seat on the UN Human […]
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U.S. offered to lift all sanctions on Tehran in exchange for talks

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U.S. offered to lift all sanctions on Tehran in exchange for talks
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Friday that the United States has offered to drop all sanctions against Iran in exchange for negotiations. Rouhani said the German Chancellor, the prime minister of Britain and the president of France were in New York and all insisted that the meeting take place.   “America says that it […]
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