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Michael Wolff’s Book On White House ‘Full Of Lies’, Trump Rages

US President Donald Trump lashed out at a bombshell-filled book by Michael Wolff that hits the shelves on Friday, dismissing it as “full of lies” after threats of legal action failed to block its release. Publishers responded to a cease-and-desist letter by moving forward by four days the release of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” — an expose by author and political muckraker Michael Wolff that quotes key Trump aides expressing serious doubt about his fitness for office. “I authorized Zero access to White…

Freezing Weather In The U.S Forces Closure Of Schools, Other Businesses

Closure of schools and offices across the U.S. have been announced on Wednesday while no fewer than 2,700 flights have been cancelled ahead of a major winter storm on Thursday, called a ‘bomb cyclone’. The National Weather Service said many states could receive up to 12 inches of snow as Blizzard conditions are expected to begin on Thursday in parts of Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The winter storm, forecasters said, would bring temperatures colder than Mars as the temperature at Mount Washington Observatory…

‘The Shape of Water’ Leads 2018 Golden Globe Nominations (See Full List)

The nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday. Here's a look at who's in the running: Movies Best Motion Picture - Drama "Call Me by Your Name" "Dunkirk" "The Post" "The Shape of Water" "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy "The Disaster Artist" "Get Out" "The Greatest Showman" "I, Tonya" "Lady Bird" Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Jessica Chastain, "Molly's Game" Sally Hawkins,…

Dangote Makes World 50 Most Influential People

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest person, has been honored for his contribution to increasing local food production and lessen food imports in Nigeria. Dangote was among the 50 most influential names honored by Bloomberg for their contribution to humanity at Bloomberg’s Annual Gala Dinner in New York. According to Bloomberg, Dangote has been honoured for “his outstanding commitment of over 4 billion dollars to increase Nigeria’s food production capacity. He was also commended for focusing on domestic production of…

Trump Considering Sack Of Secretary Of State Tillerson – Report

The White House has a plan which would force out Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, U.S. media reported on Thursday. Senior administration officials told The New York Times that the plan, developed by Chief of Staff John Kelly, would be put into place within the next several weeks. Pompeo would be replaced at the CIA by Sen. Tom Cotton of Akansas, the report said. The shakeup would occur by the end of the year or shortly afterward, it added. There is no word on whether…

Nigeria, U.S. Sign MoU To Enhance Trade, Investment

Nigeria’s Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment and the U.S. Department of Commerce have finalized a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formally establish a new bilateral policy instrument focused on trade and investment between both countries. The U.S.-Nigeria Commercial and Investment Dialogue (CID) is a U.S. Department of Commerce and Nigeria’s Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment-led mechanism designed to promote increased, diverse, and sustained trade and investment between the United States and Nigeria.…

Trump Calls For Death Penalty For New York Attacker

President Donald Trump called Thursday for the man charged over the New York truck attack to be executed, after investigators said he confessed to being inspired by Islamic State group propaganda. Trump had earlier said he was considering sending Sayfullo Saipov, 29, to the military's notorious Guantanamo Bay detention center, but backed off the idea in a blast of early morning tweets calling for the death penalty. "Would love to send the NYC terrorist to Guantanamo but statistically that process takes much longer than…

After New York Attack, Trump Vows To End Green Card Lottery

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would end the popular US green card lottery after a radicalized Uzbek man who entered the country under the programme killed eight people in New York. “I am starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery programme,” Trump told reporters. The 1990 programme awards US permanent resident visas to around 50,000 applicants from around the world each year. According to Trump, Sayfullo Saipov, who plowed a rented truck into cyclists and pedestrians on a New York City…