Breaking: 11 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting; suspect dead

A longtime city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 11 people before police shot and killed him, authorities said. Six other people were wounded in the shooting, including a police officer whose bulletproof vest saved his life, said Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera. The city’s visibly shaken[...]

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Apple is Shutting Down iTunes

The Apple app that allows users to buy and rent movies, as well as listen to podcasts is about to be shut down. Unfortunately, iTunes will be no more. Bloomberg reports that Apple will announce the end of iTunes at its developer conference next Monday, replacing the all-encompassing media store with separate apps for music,[...]

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Eid-Fitri: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Fitri Celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations, of the ministry,[...]

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Maurizio Sarri tells Chelsea he wants to return to Italy with Juventus

Maurizio Sarri’s stint as Chelsea’s head coach looks set to be cut short days after he lifted the Europa League trophy in Azerbaijan after the Italian held talks with the club’s hierarchy and made clear his desire to return to Serie A with Juventus. The 60-year-old steered Chelsea to a third-place finish in the Premier[...]

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Trump announces new Mexican tariffs in response to migrants

 In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. He said[...]

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MTN pays final N55bn to complete N330bn NCC fine

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN), has paid the sixth and final instalment of N55 billion to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This completes MTN’s payment of the N330 billion negotiated settlement agreed between the NCC and the company in 2016. According to Tobechukwu Okigbo, MTN’s chief corporate relations officer, the successful resolution of the fine[...]

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