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Trump already impeached for the second time — waiting for senate decision

The US house of representatives has voted 232-197 to impeach President Donald Trump for a record second time. On Wednesday, the majority of house members — including 10 of Trump’s fellow Republicans — voted in favour of impeaching him for encouraging his supporters to storm the Congress on January 6. The impeachment resolution charges Trump with just one article: “incitement

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‘I’m outraged by violence’ — Trump says after return to Twitter

US President Donald Trump has finally condemned the chaos caused by his supporters at Capitol Hill. Supporters of Trump, on Wednesday, overrun the legislative building while lawmakers were in the process of certifying Joe Biden’s victory in the November 3 presidential election. The protesters had marched to the building after they were addressed by Trump, disrupting the event and forcing

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BREAKING: I won’t attend Biden’s inauguration – Trump

President Donald Trump says he will not attend the inauguration of Joe Biden, his successor. Trump, who has repeatedly contested his defeat in the recent election, announced this via Twitter on Friday. Biden will take over from him on January 20, 2021, an event which the outgoing president ought to attend as is often the case. “To all of those

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Elon Musk become world’s richest man

Elon Musk, the South Africa-born American CEO of electric car company, Tesla, has become the world’s richest man. Musk overtook Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, on Thursday, following a 4.8 percent surge in Tesla’s share price. The 49-year-old had his net worth rise $188.5 billion at 10:15 a.m. in New York, $1.5 billion more than Bezos, who has held the top

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#USElections: Trump supporters organize march in Washington to protest against election results

Thousands of Donald Trump supporters rallied in Washington on Saturday, with the president making a drive-past in his motorcade as he sticks to discredited claims that mass fraud denied him election victory. AT the time reporting, marchers who were close to the White House hailed Trump’s brief appearance with loud cheers, waving and whistles, holding signs and flags saying “Best

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#US Elections: Days after the election, Trump Refuses To Concede Defeat

Donald Trump continues to reject the outcomes of the US presidential Election days after official results prove Joe Biden has won the majority of the lawfully casted ballot. President Donald Trump is refusing to admit defeat and is also insinuating fraud in the election results. Meanwhile, US President-elect Joe Biden is already taking the first steps from Sunday towards moving

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#US Election: “Trump has not lost” – Top US Senator, Lindsey Graham, says

A very influential Republican in the US Congress has encouraged Donald Trump to “fight hard” and not concede his loss to Joe Biden in the race for the White House. He made this statement on Sunday adding that unfounded allegations of fraud by the president must be investigated. Other key members of the Republican Party are asking for a legal

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US Election: Supreme Court orders all votes to be counted in Pennsylvania

A US Supreme Court justice has on Friday refused to honour the request by Pennsylvania’s Republicans to immediately halt the counting of ballots arriving after Election Day — referring the challenge to the full court for a ruling on Saturday. Justice Samuel Alito ordered that late-arrival ballots be not mixed with those already collected, a decision which is inline with

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[VIDEO] WTO: See How Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was chosen as WTO DG

Nigeria’s Two-time Former Finance Minister and Former World Bank Director-General, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was recently selected as the candidate with the best chance of becoming a consensus candidate for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Just after her selection by the Selection Committee, an announcement came saying that the United States delegation did not support the consensus

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WTO: Okonjo-Iweala gets the support of 79 countries

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed confidence in her quest to lead the crisis-wracked World Trade Organisation after all of Africa backed her candidacy, vowing she would champion reform. She expressed her confidence in the race after she received news that the 55-member African Union would officially support her candidacy over her sole remaining opponent, Yoo Myung-hee of South Korea for

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