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U.S. secretary of state to make first trip to Asia

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first trip to Asia next week and meet with senior officials to discuss North Korea’s recent missile tests and U.S. economic and security interests in the region. He will arrive in Japan on March 15, continue on to South Korea on March 17 and visit China from March 18-19. The trip …

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Soulja boy calls Chris Brown a little bitch for canceling fight plans

Soulja Boy has upped the tough talk toward his rival Chris Brown in wake of their celebrity boxing match getting called off. The Atlanta rapper performed in Minneapolis this weekend and called Brown a “little bitch” onstage for backing out of the fight. A noticeably buffer Soulja paused his set to talk his talk regarding Brown, stating he no longer …

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Tech companies condemn Trump’s revised travel ban

President Trump’s revised travel ban isn’t defusing concerns in Silicon Valley. Top execs from several tech companies were quick to speak out against the new executive order on Monday, with some hinting at possible legal action. “Lyft stands firmly against this order,” Logan Green, Lyft’s cofounder and CEO, said in a statement provided to CNNTech. Green said he and his …

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Young Thug wanted by police for allegedly slapping woman

Young Thug is back in trouble after he allegedly slapped a woman who got in an argument with his fiancée. Police are searching for Thugger to question him about the incident, TMZ reports. Valerie Raven, aka Akbar V, filed a battery report after alleging that the Atlanta star slapped her in the parking lot of Palace nightclub. She called police …

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Trump cabinet member Ben Carson calls slaves ‘immigrants’ in speech

Ben Carson, the secretary of housing and urban development, has compared slaves to immigrants, on his first day in his new job. In a 40-minute speech to staff, he praised immigrants who worked long hours to build a better future for their children. “That’s what America is about. A land of dreams and opportunity,” he told staff. “There were other …

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Nigeria shuts Abuja airport

Nigeria on Monday formally announced the temporary closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the capital Abuja. The airport will be closed for six weeks, beginning March 8, in order repair the runway which is in a shocking state of disrepair. Reports say the closure could delay the return of president Muhammadu Buhari, who has been in London for …

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Kim Jong-un bans Malaysians from leaving his country

North Korea has banned all Malaysians from leaving the country in a dramatic escalation of the row over the death of Kim Jong-Un’s half brother. Malaysia likened the travel ban to hostage taking and then responded in kind, closing its borders to North Koreans who want to leave. The tit-for-tat directives come as relations between the two countries disintegrate over …

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Samsung Group repeats it did not pay bribes, seek improper favors

South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] reiterated on Monday that it did not pay bribes or seek illicit favors in response to the special prosecutor’s announcement accusing the group’s leader of paying money to curry favor from President Park Geun-hye. “Future court proceedings will reveal the truth,” Samsung said in a statement   Source: reuters.com

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Tonto Dikeh vows to disgrace Churchill – family source

A source close to the Churchill family has described as laughable, claims by Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh that she bought her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, the vehicles they were driving. According to the source, who chose to remain anonymous, Churchill is in possession of the keys and documents of the cars. “If she really did buy them, she should have …

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