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July 24, 2016 12:45 AM How will Tim Kaine's Catholicism affect the presidential race?

Many of the most circulated names for Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick are Catholic, a fact that both says a lot about the influence of the United States' huge Catholic population but also shows, on close inspection, how far the country has moved from basic religious tribalism. Clinton on Friday (July 22) chose Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a former 24

July 16, 2016 8:49 AM Rawlings must return Abacha’s $2M – Nigerian journalist

Following former President Jerry John Rawlings admission he received $2 million from a former Nigerian Head of State, a Nigerian journalist is calling for the money to be returned. The journalist, Louis Odion, in an article called on the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to explore diplomatic means of ensuring Mr. Rawlings is made to refund 18

July 7, 2016 11:52 AM Aftermath of deadly Minnesota police shooting caught on video as protest grows

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – A Minnesota officer fatally shot a man in a car with a woman and a child, an official said, and authorities are looking into whether the aftermath was livestreamed in a widely shared Facebook video, which shows a woman in a vehicle with a man whose shirt appears to be soaked in blood telling the camera "police just shot my boyfriend 10

June 13, 2016 10:31 PM Muslim LGBT Activists React to Orlando

“We’re working toward a scenario where being an LGBT Muslim isn’t an oxymoron.” Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, which left 49 dead and 53 injured, is a tragedy for all Americans and for anyone who believes in love, equality, and inclusion. For LGBT Muslims, the sense of loss and mourning is even deeper. It’s compounded 146

June 13, 2016 12:22 AM After Nightclub Massacre, Obama Expresses Outrage and a Familiar Lament

WASHINGTON — The tableau at the White House was chillingly familiar: The somber president, nearing the end of his eight-year term, walked grim-faced to the podium to offer his condolences, promised action in the wake of suffering and pleaded for a new resolve that just might prevent more deaths in a hail of bullets. The list of tragedies on President 13

June 9, 2016 12:16 AM The Latest: Sanders greeted by supporters as he returns home

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has returned home to Vermont, while his campaign is declining to call Hillary Clinton the party’s presumptive nominee. Sanders was greeted with cheers by about 30 supporters outside the South Burlington, Vermont, airport where he arrived after a flight from Los Angeles. Sanders did not talk to reporters 21

June 8, 2016 7:24 PM Pakistani teen burnt alive by her mother in 'honour killing' for choosing own husband, police say

A Pakistani mother has burnt her 16-year-old daughter alive for marrying a man of her own choice, police say, before shouting on the street to neighbours that she had killed the teen for bringing shame on her family. It was the third so-called "honour killing" in the South Asian country in as many months, and a rare example of the crime being carried 5

June 8, 2016 6:15 AM Beyond naming and shaming: New laws to punish collaborators of corruption

One good thing has come out of the moves by some politicians to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from publishing the names of those accused of looting funds: looters now feel a certain stigma is attached to their actions. Faced with public anger, we are finally inching towards a point where officials do care about public perception. The violence and arrogance 30

June 6, 2016 10:18 PM The Latest: Ad blasts Trump for mocking disabled reporter

The super political action committee backing likely Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is debuting its first television ad against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. It’s an emotional appeal made by Chris and Lauren Glaros, the Columbus, Ohio, parents of a girl with spina bifida. The ad blasts Trump for an incident in November 17

May 21, 2016 10:23 AM Election 2016: I need Volta region – Akufo-Addo

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the support of the chiefs and people of the Volta region in this year’s election so as to bring into fruition the NPP’s policies and programmes aimed at transforming Ghana. Addressing a total of 83 Chiefs from South and Central Tongu, at Adidome 14