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President Buhari’s UN Speech Shows Highest Level of Hypocrisy --- PDP Diaspora Initiative

PDP Diaspora Initiative has called President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech in New York the highest level of hypocrisy. The US-based organization also called on the president to walk the talk too by returning to Nigeria immediately to do his job.

Speaking at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in New York, President Buhari urged world leaders to emulate the values of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, by prioritizing dignity in their quest to ensure just, peaceful and inclusive governance to all.

Quebec's election result was bad for Trudeau, good for his rivals

François Legault hadn't even delivered his victory speech after Monday's Quebec election when he received a congratulatory phone call from Ottawa. It was federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer on the line — and he wanted to be the first.

​Legault's Coalition Avenir Québec party doesn't have formal ties to Scheer's party. Conservatives still might have the most to gain from Legault's triumph.

Shooting death at city business marks Toronto's 82nd homicide: police

Toronto police say they're investigating the city's 82nd homicide of the year after a man was shot dead.

They say the shooting took place on Tuesday evening inside an unspecified business in the northwest part of the city.

They say they found a man with injuries to his upper body who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The man has been identified as 44-year-old Dwayne McMillan.

Toronto has seen a spike in shootings over the year, prompting candidates in the ongoing municipal election to make community safety a top election issue.

Melania Trump opens Africa tour in Ghana with baby weighing

US First Lady Melania Trump has kicked off her first big solo international trip with a wave, a smile and a baby in her arms, aiming to promote child welfare during a five-day tour of Africa.

She arrived in the West African nation of Ghana on Tuesday after an overnight flight from Washington and quickly made her way to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital.

The first lady saw how babies are weighed - they're placed in sacks that are then hung from a hook attached to a scale.

Charlottesville: 4 members of white supremacist RAM group charged

Four men linked to a white supremacist group were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the far-right rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, authorities said.

Benjamin Drake Daley, 25, Michael Paul Miselis, 29, Thomas Walter Gillen, 34, and Cole Evan White, 24, were arrested in California and were to be transported to Charlottesville after making initial appearances in federal courts in California on Tuesday, US Attorney Thomas Cullen said at a news conference.

US Secretary of State Pompeo to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday for a new round of talks on denuclearisation, the US State Department said.

Pompeo, who is trying to arrange a new summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump, will also head to US allies Japan and South Korea, as well as North Korea's chief ally China, spokeswoman Heather Nauert said.

It will be Pompeo's fourth visit to North Korea amid American hopes of reaching an agreement to end its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Trump engaged in fraud, dubious tax schemes in 1990s: NYT

US President Donald Trump engaged in "dubious tax schemes", including cases of fraud in which he and his siblings helped their parents dodge taxes in 1990s, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing more than 200 tax returns it has obtained.

During his presidential campaign, Trump promoted himself as a self-made real estate mogul who started out with only a "very small" loan from his businessman father, Fred Trump.

Text messages suggest Kavanaugh wanted to refute accuser's claim before it became public

WASHINGTON — In the days leading up to a public allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to a college classmate, the judge and his team were communicating behind the scenes with friends to refute the claim, according to text messages obtained by NBC News.

Kerry Berchem, who was at Yale with both Kavanaugh and his accuser, Deborah Ramirez, has tried to get those messages to the FBI for its newly reopened investigation into the matter but says she has yet to be contacted by the bureau.

The battle over the new NAFTA moves to the Hill

What were Conservatives saying, as Andrew Scheer rose in the House of Commons to quiz Prime Minister Trudeau over the new North American trade deal?

You had to ask, didn’t you. What Conservatives were saying seemed to depend to some extent whether they are currently under the supervision of the Chief Opposition Whip. Those who currently revolve in orbits beyond Mark Strahl’s reach actually seemed pretty OK with USMCA, as we are apparently calling the new trade deal.

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