Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is charged again, accused of misusing charity’s donor list in campaign

ST. LOUIS — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, already facing a felony invasion-of-privacy charge related to blindfolding and taking a photo of a woman, was charged Friday with two felony counts of computer tampering. The new charge stems from investigations by the state attorney general and the St. Louis circuit attorney …

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Ooni, Alaafin, Soyinka, Nollywood stars, others storm Ogun for …

By Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta It was African culture at its best at the third edition of the Africa Drum festival currently going on in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, as drummer groups from 33 states of the country  as well as other African countries performed to the delight of the audience. …

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Man in football argument, allegedly hits another’s head with stick

A 23-year-old man, Kingsley Ologunro, was on Friday brought before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court, Ondo State, for allegedly hitting a friend on the head with a big stick, during an argument on football. The defendant, of no fixed address and occupation, is standing trial on a two-count charge of felony …

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Lobbyist whose wife rented to Pruitt lobbied EPA despite denials

Scott Pruitt’s lease originally had J. Steven Hart’s name printed on it as the landlord, but someone crossed it out and wrote in the name of his wife. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo By THEODORIC MEYER and ELIANA JOHNSON 04/20/2018 06:43 PM EDT Updated 04/21/2018 01:11 AM EDT 2018-04-21T01:11-0400 The prominent …

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Trucker In Human Smuggling Case Sentenced To Life In Prison

Truck driver James Matthew Bradley Jr. was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday. Officers found 39 immigrants inside a vehicle that he was driving in July 2017. Ten of the passengers died. Eric Gay/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Gay/AP Truck driver James Matthew Bradley Jr. was …

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Four Former Presidents Will Be on Hand as Barbara Bush Is Laid to Rest in Texas

Former President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter, the former first lady, were unable to attend; a spokeswoman said that Mr. Carter would be on a private trip overseas and that Mrs. Carter was recovering from recent surgery. The 90-minute service, set to begin at 11 a.m. local time, has been …

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SARS men allegedly torture man to death in Ogun

Jesusegun Alagbe The family of Kazeem Akeem, a ticket officer at the New Market, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, has been thrown into mourning as a result of alleged torture by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Ogun State Police Command. Akeem had been arrested alongside some gamblers, but …

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Gaza Protest Draws Fewer People but Remains Deadly

The Friday toll brought the total number of fatalities from the start of the campaign to at least 37. Hundreds more protesters have been wounded by Israeli fire. Israel has drawn international censure for using live fire against the mostly unarmed protesters who did not appear to present any immediately …

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Smallville’s Allison Mack Allegedly Forced ‘Slaves’ Into Sex Acts After Luring Women Into Controversial Group

Actress Allison Mack was arrested Friday morning and charged with sex trafficking and other crimes in connection with the controversial self-help group Nxivm, which one former member has described as a “cult.” A statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York confirms Mack, 35, was …

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Pressure to Release Comey Memos May Have Backfired on GOP

But by the time the actual memos appeared, the details were already known, and some Republicans suggested the real import of the memos was that they indicated that there was no obstruction of justice case. “I don’t know that it was necessarily earth-shattering, the new information that we found,” said …

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