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‘Cancel order!’

‘Cancel order!’

NEW YORK – The president-elect said in a tweet Tuesday that the new Boeing 747 jet that’s being built to carry “future presidents” already costs more than $4 billion, and that he wants to cancel the order. “Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of […]

IS claims Ohio university attack

IS claims Ohio university attack

COLUMBUS –– The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a car and knife rampage at a US college on Monday that left 11 people injured. The attack at Ohio State University was carried out by Somali-born Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a student at the Columbus campus, authorities said. The IS-affiliated Amaq news agency called the […]

Eleven injured in Ohio campus attack

Eleven injured in Ohio campus attack

OHIO – A man who injured 11 people, one critically, in a rampage on Monday morning at Ohio State University was of Somali descent, say US officials. Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 18, rammed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus then got out and began stabbing people before police shot him dead. Police […]

NEW YORK – Trump picks first women for cabinet

NEW YORK – Trump picks first women for cabinet

NEW YORK – US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed the first two women to his incoming administration. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was nominated as US envoy to the UN and Betsy DeVos as education secretary. Both are former critics of Trump, with Haley once saying she was “not a fan”, and DeVos branding the […]

TENNESSEE – Six kids killed in schoolbus crash

TENNESSEE – Six kids killed in schoolbus crash

TENNESSEE – A school bus packed with children slammed into a tree, flipped over and split apart. Shell-shocked students cried as rescuers worked for hours to pull them from the wreckage. Frantic parents screamed, “That’s my baby.” This was the horrifying scene Monday afternoon on a street in Chattanooga, Tennessee. And on Tuesday morning, the […]

WASHINGTON – Trump’s right turn

WASHINGTON – Trump’s right turn

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump has nominated his close conservative ally Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general. Sessions, a former prosecutor, was turned down for a federal judgeship in 1986 because of alleged racist remarks. Conservative Republican Mike Pompeo has been nominated as CIA director and retired Lieutenant-General Michael Flynn has been appointed national security adviser. […]

WASHINGTON – ‘Ape in heels’ post causes outrage

WASHINGTON – ‘Ape in heels’ post causes outrage

WASHINGTON – A racist Facebook post about Michelle Obama has caused a major controversy involving a town mayor in the US state of West Virginia. Pamela Ramsey Taylor, who runs a local non-profit group in Clay County, referred to the first lady as an “ape”. “It will be refreshing to have a classy, beautiful, dignified […]

‘Unprecedented’

‘Unprecedented’

WASHINGTON – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s February endorsement of Donald Trump shocked observers as the first sign of capitulation from the Republican establishment to the man who would eventually become their nominee — and then their president. It could’ve easily been the other way around. That’s one revelation in Unprecedented: The Election that Changed […]

OREGON – Protests heat up

OREGON – Protests heat up

PORTLAND — Another night of nationwide protests against Donald Trump’s election came to a head in Portland, where thousands marched and some smashed store windows, lit firecrackers and sparked a dumpster blaze. Police termed the protest a riot and used “less lethal munitions” to help clear the streets. Some 4,000 protesters surged into the downtown […]

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