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Tillerson to meet Buhari in Abuja next week

The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13, the U.S. Department of State has said. The spokesperson for the Department, Heather Nauert, said Mr. Tillerson would also travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi and N’Djamena. During his visit …

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WEF: President Trump’s Davos speech | full text

U.S. President Donald Trump addressed the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on January 26, 2018. Below is Trump’s Davos address in full Thank you, Klaus, very much. It’s a privilege to be here at this forum where leaders in business, science, art, diplomacy, and world affairs have gathered …

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Here’s what Trump wants in an immigration bill

The White House unveiled its proposed immigration legislation framework Thursday – a list of major and minor overhauls officials say the president will require from any bill protecting young immigrants known as “Dreamers.” Here’s what the White House has proposed: YOUNG IMMIGRANTS The plan would provide an eventual path to …

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8.2 magnitude quake hits off Alaska: USGS

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the southern coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting tsunami warnings. The quake struck at 0931 GMT in the Gulf of Alaska, 280 kilometers (175 miles) southeast of the town of Kodiak, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter was 10 kilometers under …

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Democrats to vote to reopen US government

US Democrats agreed Monday to support a temporary funding bill to end a partial shutdown of the federal government, now in its third day, as a key vote began in the Senate. The Senate’s top Democrat Chuck Schumer told the chamber he had reached a deal with Majority Leader Mitch …

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