Posts Tagged ‘United States of America’

Elon Musk Endorses Kanye West For President Of The United States

by Seun Adeuyion July 5, 2020
American Rapper, Kanye West, on Sunday, announced that he intends to run for president in 2020. West, 43, who made the announcement 122 days before the Nov. 3 election, tweeted: “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States!” The tweet […]

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to amended US abuse charges

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 6, 2020
R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday pleaded not guilty to an updated US federal indictment that includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser. Attorney Steve Greenberg entered the plea on the 53-year-old singer’s behalf in Chicago federal court. Kelly stood next to Greenberg in orange jail garb, holding his hands behind his back. The […]

Federal judge orders Hillary Clinton deposition to address private emails

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 3, 2020
A federal judge Monday granted a request from conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch to have former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sit for a sworn deposition to answer questions about her use of a private email server to conduct government business. Clinton has argued that she has already answered questions about this and should not have […]

United States’ first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 8, 2020
A groundbreaking black jurist who became the first Muslim woman to serve as a U.S. judge was found dead in New York’s Hudson River on Wednesday, police said. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a 65-year-old associate judge of New York’s highest court, was found floating off Manhattan’s west side at about 1:45 p.m. EDT (1545 GMT), a police […]

US Sanctions: We Informed Nigeria of Impending Visa Ban

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 4, 2020
The United States Government has said it notified all foreign governments of a change in its performance metrics for identity-management and information sharing criteria since March 11, 2019, which led to the visa ban on those countries. The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had initially described the report of the visa ban as speculative, […]

Coach resigns after saying Hitler was undeniably ‘a great leader’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 31, 2020
A newly hired member of the Grand Valley State University football coaching staff resigned Thursday after he made laudatory remarks last week about Adolf Hitler during an interview with the Michigan school’s student newspaper, saying, “The way he was able to lead was second-to-none.” “In a poor effort to give an outside-the-box answer to a […]