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  1. Setback for #MeToo: Weinstein's Conviction Overturned by New York's Highest Court

    Americas Setback for #MeToo: Weinstein's Conviction Overturned by New York's Highest Court

    New York's highest court has overturned Harvey Weinstein's 2020 conviction on sex crime charges, delivering a significant blow to the #MeToo movement. The Court of Appeals' decision, passed with a narrow 4-3 majority, centered on the trial judge's admission of testimony from women not named in...
  2. Nigerians Surprised As New York LawMakers Aim to Legalize Adultery

    Americas Nigerians Surprised As New York LawMakers Aim to Legalize Adultery

    Lawmakers in New York are on the brink of passing a bill that would decriminalize adultery, a move that would mark a significant departure from the state's longstanding legal framework. Currently, New York is among 16 states where marital infidelity remains a criminal offense, with penalties...
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    Metro Davido, Tems to perform at 2023 Governors Ball Festival, New York - The Nation
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Governor Godwin Obaseki ‘disgraced’ by protesters in New York

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    Video Nigeria News Today - Sanwo-Olu gives N20K each to 315 returnees from South Africa

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    Nigeria, others renew pledge to win fight against corruption – The Sun News

    Nigeria and other African countries at the Africa Day 2018 in New York renewed their commitment to win the fight against corruption so as to advance sustainable development on the continent. Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, and other African envoys, made the …...
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    US parents win battle to evict son, 30 – BBC News

    A New York couple have won their legal battle to evict their 30-year-old son from home after he refused to leave. During a hearing at the state’s highest court in Syracuse, a judge praised Michael … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    US couple sue son who refuses to move out – BBC News

    The parents of a 30-year-old man have resorted to drastic measures in an effort to get their son to fly the coop: they are suing him. Court … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    Modigliani nude painting fetches $157 million at auction – IOL section Feed for News

    A 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani of a reclining nude woman that was once considered obscene in Paris sold for over $157 million at an auction in Manhattan on Monday. “Nu couche (sur le cote gauche)” was the highlight of Sotheby’s “Impressionist … Read more via IOL section Feed for News...
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    Rihanna Channels The Pope At Met Gala 2018 – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    She is chairing this year’s Met Gala along with Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. And as one of the most hotly-anticipated attendees at the fashion event of the year, Rihanna did not disappoint as she arrived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on … via Welcome...
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    Cardi B shows off baby bump as she attends her first Met Gala (photos) –

    Cardi B attended her very first Met Gala on Monday night. She and her baby bump set the red carpet on fire with her elaborately-bejeweled Moschino by Jeremy Scott ensemble. Cardi B made a grand entrance alongside Moschino designer Jeremy Scott (in a matching … via Nigeria News | Laila’s...
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    Oil Struggles Near $68 as Inventory Gain Overshadows Iran Fears – Bloomberg

    Oil’s recovery buoyed by potential supply risks was capped by expanding U.S. crude inventories while American President Donald Trump nears a decision on whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran. Futures in New York were little changed after rising 1 percent on Wednesday, the biggest gain in two...
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    ‘Trump acknowledges that President Buhari is a real leader‘ – Vanguard News

    The meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, showed approval for the Buhari-led administration, Nigeria’s top officials at the meeting said. President Donald Trump of United States (l) pose while President Muhammadu Buhari signs visitors book at the...
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    Michael Bloomberg to pay $4.5m to cover US contribution to Paris climate pact – Yahoo News...

    Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg said on Sunday he will pay $4.5 million to cover this year’s US financial commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal in June last year, saying the accord would...
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    Nigeria Faces a Crippling Population Boom – Council on Foreign Relations

    At a population conference in New York, Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC) Eze Duruiheoma estimated that the current population of Nigeria is 198 million, and that the population living in urban areas has been growing 6.5 percent annually over the past fifty years. He …...
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    World Woman dies after nearly being sucked out of plane window as engine blows up - sky news

    A woman has died after being partially sucked out of a plane window when one of its engines blew up in mid-air. Mother-of-two Jennifer Riordan was a vice president of community relations for Wells Fargo bank and had been on a business trip. Click here to read more
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    Metro Nigeria’s population now 198 million, says NPC - Punch Ng

    The Chairman, National Population Commission, Mr. Eze Duruiheoma, has said the estimated population of the country is 198 million. Duruiheoma said this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration at the 51st session of the...
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    World New York investigates ‘follower factory’ – BBC News

    Image copyright Getty Images New York’s chief prosecutor says the state is opening an investigation into a firm that allegedly sold millions of fake followers to social media users. "Impersonation and deception are illegal under New York law," said Eric Schneiderman. The company, Devumi, stands...
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    Business Snap layoffs hit dozens of employees amid reports of lackluster engagement –

    Snap just laid off about two dozen employees, sources have confirmed with Fast Company. The layoffs hit many on the company’s content team, although eight teams were impacted in total. The company is now consolidating this team to California, which had members in New York as well. The layoffs...
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    Business Uber will pay New York drivers $3 million in class-action settlement –

    It’s hard to keep track of all of the lawsuits Uber’s juggling these days, but there’s about to be one less. The company has settled a suit brought against it by 2,421 New York drivers who claimed Uber paid them less than was contractually obligated and falsely advertised how much drivers …...