According to Seth Meyers, all of the jokes made before the 2016 election have suddenly become true. “If we elect Trump we’re going to end up fighting with Canada! Ha!” Meyers guffawe
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the disput
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board president, Azim Bassarath, has made clear his displeasure at a stand at the Brian Lara Stadium being named after Indian batting legen
"Considering the sensitivity of the subject and current situation, there will be no immediate result, and rowdy PR campaigns will be of no help," a Russian diplomat said
Every week in Des Moines, Iowa, the employees of a small nonprofit collect bins of unexpired prescription drugs tossed out by nursing homes after residents died, moved out or no longer needed them. Th
Republicans in Congress recognize that President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful wall” is “dumb” and they have no intention of ever supporting it. A new Politico report al
Barrett Brown, the journalist and “hacktivist” who is on parole after serving a four-year prison term over reporting on corporate espionage against Americans, has been arrested again. H
Maine Governor Paul LePage lost more than 50 pounds after having bariatric surgery last year—and President Donald Trump apparently took notice. Trump, speaking into a microphone Wednesday at the White
As President Donald Trump’s administration drafts an Afghanistan policy, U.S. officials are seeking a way to reverse gains by militant groups without wading deeper into a 15-year-long war that h
Russia’s deputy OSCE envoy Dmitry Balakin dismissed attempts to accuse eastern Ukraine militia of impeding the free movement of international observers in East Ukraine
Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) can’t fathom why President Donald Trump and his administration are reluctant to help with the investigation on Rt. Gen. Michael Flynn if they did nothing wrong. In a Thur
Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi A student of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Auwal Shehu, has been found dead in front of one of the school’s hostel. A student of the polytechnic, who spoke to PUNCH Metro on
Afeez Hanafi Fifteen suspects have pleaded guilty of involving in the clash between two gangs in Idi Oro, Mushin, Lagos State, which claimed the life of a load carrier, identified only as Kayode. The
The IDF has fired a Patriot missile that allegedly destroyed a Syrian drone over the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights hours after an ‘incident’ near Damascus International Airport, wide
Olaleye Aluko The Nigerian Army says it has commenced investigation into a viral video showing three alleged soldiers brutalising a yet-to-be-identified man at a location, believed to be in the countr
Samson Folarin Two construction workers, identified as Wasiu and Abdullahi, lost their lives on Thursday after a structure mounted on a building under construction collapsed on NICON Town Estate, Admi
Samson Folarin A commercial motorcycle rider, identified as Biliaminu Olayiwola, was crushed to death on Thursday at Daleko, Mushin, Lagos State, while running away from some hoodlums said to be ‘tick
The White House has admitted that no other vetting was needed for former national security adviser Michael Flynn beyond the background check conducted by the Obama administration, shift
Samson Folarin The Lagos State Police Command has arrested some suspects in connection with the alleged trafficking of a 15-year-old boy, Ajala Samuel. As of the time of filing this report, it was lea
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, said the forum would resolve all pending court cases on the Paris Club refund. Yari said this while speaking with S
Ret. Gen. Michael Flynn’s position as the National Security Advisor would have required additional vetting for his top secret clearance, but it’s unclear if President Donald Trump’s
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government on Thursday tendered before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja a statement made by Senate President Bukola Saraki to the Economic and Financial Crimes Co
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, on Thursday, again failed to appear before the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Cri
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government says no fewer than 237 abandoned babies were rescued across the state in the last one year. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Ak
Belgium’s vote in favor of appointing Saudi Arabia to a United Nations women’s rights commission was due to a regrettable diplomatic mix-up, said Prime Minister Charles Michel, after th
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Thursday said investors seeking to do business in the state could now use about four weeks to study, process and get approvals for genuine business propos
Eniola Akinkuotu and Lekan Adetayo Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is currently at a crossroads as poverty, unemployment, inflation, infant mortality and other social vices are on th
Oyetunji Abioye The Bankers Committee of the Central Bank on Thursday declared that there was adequate stock of foreign exchange to sustain the spate of dollar sales to various segments of forex marke
Oyetunji Abioye The naira depreciated from 388 per United States dollar on Wednesday to 390/dollar on Thursday as the Central Bank of Nigeria continued to intervene in the foreign exchange market to b
John Ameh, Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba and Leke Baiyewu The Nigeria Police Force says it will arrest the lawmaker representing Gombe-Central Senatorial District, Senator Danjuma Goje, if he con
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Three states in the oil-rich Niger Delta region – Rivers, Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom – have sued the Federal Government at the Supreme Court for alleged huge loss of oil revenues to oi
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice Gabriel Kolawole, on Thursday, asked the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, to w
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission has given service providers an ultimatum to quit the use of the 5.4GHz band spanning the 5.470 to 5.725 GHz frequency range within 14 day
Afeez Hanafi Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said there is no bone of contention between him and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaehi. Rather, Jonathan stated that Amaechi had a proble
The Chicago Bears made a trade with the 49ers to move up to the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday and took quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.
Los Angeles Dodgers veteran Chase Utley has played baseball so long, he insists he has tagged up from third base on a foul out to the first baseman before.
Jordan Spieth made a birdie with a chip shot on the 14th hole, and he and Ryan Palmer took a share of the first-round lead in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
The Washington Nationals erupted for a record 11 runs in the seventh inning Thursday and crushed the Colorado Rockies with another stunning offensive display.
Matt Carpenter walloped his first career grand slam with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Blue Jays.
Francisco Lindor's two-out, two-run home run in the seventh inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.
Police say an Ohio man called 911 to request a police dog to help track down heroin allegedly stolen from him. WEWS-TV reports a 20-year-old man in Bath Township, near Akron, made the call in Janu
A comedy series produced by Kevin Hart, a late-night series and a biopic about controversial singer Bobby Brown are some of the upcoming projects unveiled at BET’s upfront presentation in New York
A woman was shot and killed Thursday outside a wildlife sanctuary in a suburban area of Northern California, authorities said. The woman was slain about 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Walnut Creek, an affl
After a massive fire ripped through two buildings in a Westlake neighborhood early Thursday, cadaver dogs searched one of the smoldering structures for remains of possible victims, authorities sai
April 27, 2017, 5:53 p.m. Philadelphia New York Jets take strong safety Jamal Adams of LSU with sixth pick Sam Farmer 6. New York Jets: Jamal Adams, SS, Louisiana StateThe son of former first-roun
President Trump and House Republicans, in their rush to resuscitate a bill rolling back the Affordable Care Act, are increasingly isolating themselves from outside input and rejecting entreaties t
Former national security advisor Michael Flynn’s legal troubles worsened Thursday when a House committee disclosed that the Pentagon inspector general is investigating whether the retired Army thr
In the world of spiders, sometimes the unexpected discoveries can be the most rewarding. Cody Raiza went to Laguna Coast Wilderness Park last month in search of a particular type of spider. The UC
Los Angeles City Council candidate Joe Bray-Ali lost the endorsements Thursday of The Times, City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and an Eastside Democratic group, one day after Bray-Ali apologized for