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  • Chicago shooting: ‘Our community was terrorized,’ says mayor as officials search for Fourth of July gunman – latest updatesChicago shooting: ‘Our community was terrorized,’ says mayor as officials search for Fourth of July gunman – latest updates
    At least six killed and two dozen injured after shooting in Highland Park just after 10am local timeAt least six dead in shooting at Chicago suburb’s Fourth of July paradeIn a new statement, Biden condemned the shooting in Highland Park as a “senseless act of violence” and vowed to deliver the “full support of the federal government to assist.” As the search continues for the gunman, Biden said he had “surged” the federal law enforcement response and was monitoring the situation closely.Jill and I are shocked by the senseless gun violence that has yet again brought grief to an American community on this Independence Day. As always, we are grateful for the first responders and law enforcement on the scene. I have spoken to Governor Pritzker and Mayor Rotering, and have offered the full support of the Federal government to their communities. I also surged federal law enforcement to assist… Read more »
  • Xi Jinping asserts his power on Hong Kong’s handover anniversaryXi Jinping asserts his power on Hong Kong’s handover anniversary
    Chinese President Xi Jinping with newly sworn-in chief executive of Hong Kong, John Lee, on Friday. | Photo by Xie Huanchi/Xinhua via Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping swore in John Lee, marking a new era of antidemocratic governance in Hong Kong. Chinese President Xi Jinping swore in John Lee as Hong Kong’s new chief executive on Friday, marking a new era of antidemocratic governance in the city once known as China’s economic gateway to the West. Friday was also the 25th anniversary of the United Kingdom’s agreement to return Hong Kong to China in 1997. That agreement promised a “one country, two systems” governing principle until 2047 — the idea being that although the city would belong to Beijing, Hong Kongers would continue to enjoy a high degree of autonomy relative to mainland citizens, including a freer press, an independent judiciary, and its own local government. However, under Xi’s… Read more »
  • Dowen College: Family Of Deceased 12-year-old Pupil, Sylvester Accuses Nigerian Bar Association Representative, Others Of Frustrating Coroner’s InquestDowen College: Family Of Deceased 12-year-old Pupil, Sylvester Accuses Nigerian Bar Association Representative, Others Of Frustrating Coroner’s Inquest
    The family of the deceased 12-year-old pupil of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, allegedly tortured to death by some senior students who wanted to initiate him into a cult group, has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to unnecessarily delay proceedings at the coroner’s inquest into his death.   According to the Oromoni’s family, there is a plot to frustrate them from seeking justice. Specifically, the family indicted the representative of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in the court proceedings, one Bernard Onigah, who it claimed was been used to create confusion at every court sitting just to ensure that the Coroner never arrived at a conclusion to make its final report based on findings and substantial evidence at its disposal.   Consequently, the father of the deceased, Mr. Sylvester Oromoni, who spoke with journalists in Warri at the weekend, urged the leadership of the NBA to… Read more »
  • A New Era in Retail and Ecommerce Is EmergingA New Era in Retail and Ecommerce Is Emerging
    Retailers have begun to embrace new opportunities and cater to consumer demands that have gained momentum since the start of the pandemic. A New Era in Retail and Ecommerce Is Emerging explores several developments that have kicked into high gear over the past 18 months, including:Purpose-driven brands taking center stageLivestream shopping catching on in the USGrocery ecommerce expandingYou can receive a complimentary copy of this PDF directly to your inbox simply by completing the form on this page. You'll also begin receiving our eMarketer Retail daily newsletter, designed to keep you up to date on the latest trends and developments in the industry.Read the original article on Business Insider Read more »
  • James Cameron Might ‘Pass the Baton’ to Another Director After ‘Avatar 3’James Cameron Might ‘Pass the Baton’ to Another Director After ‘Avatar 3’
    Although James Cameron has been deeply entrenched in the development of sequels to his 2009 blockbuster “Avatar” for more than a decade, the director has shared that he’s considering leaving the world of Pandora behind for other projects down the line. The first “Avatar” sequel, subtitled “The Way of Water,” is set to hit theaters […] Read more »
  • Fistula: Succour as FG set to end challenges suffered by women, girl childFistula: Succour as FG set to end challenges suffered by women, girl child
    Tribune Online Fistula: Succour as FG set to end challenges suffered by women, girl child Succour came the way of Nigerian women as Federal Government has reiterated its resolve towards alleviating the sufferings of women living with the abnormal health condition popularly known as Fistula. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, gave the assurance in Abuja, during the implementation of a ‘Rehabilitation and Reintegration Project for Women and the […] Fistula: Succour as FG set to end challenges suffered by women, girl child Tribune Online Read more »
  • [BREAKING] Morocco 2022: Super Falcons lose first game to South Africa[BREAKING] Morocco 2022: Super Falcons lose first game to South Africa
    South Africa’s Banyana Banyana have defeated Nigeria’s Super Falcons 2-1 in the opening game of Group C of the 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations on Monday. Nine-time champions and FIFA World Cup ever-present Nigeria were also defeated by South AFrica 10 months ago and on home soil in the final match of the first Read More Read more »
  • End alliance talks with Kwankwaso, group urges ObiEnd alliance talks with Kwankwaso, group urges Obi
    The Peter Obi Support Network has called for the immediate discontinuation of the negotiations and alliance between the Labour Party and the New Nigerian People’s Party. The group said the NNPP’s presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwanso,’s continuous association with the Peter Obi candidacy will be a liability rather than an asset. They said Kwakwanso’s utterances and Read More Read more »
  • France’s Cornet, Tan crash out of Wimbledon fourth roundFrance’s Cornet, Tan crash out of Wimbledon fourth round
    French veteran Alizé Cornet crashed out of Wimbledon in the fourth round on Monday as Ajla Tomljanovic won 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to reach her second straight Wimbledon quarter-final. Meanwhile the fairytale Wimbledon debut of Cornet’s compatriot Harmony Tan came to an end when the Frenchwoman was beaten 6-2 6-3 by 20-year-old American Amanda Anisimova in the fourth round. Read more »
  • Can BCG boosters check TB's spread? ICMR to find outCan BCG boosters check TB's spread? ICMR to find out
    In a move that can be crucial in tuberculosis elimination, ICMR's apex TB research institute plans to start a BCG booster trial among kids and adolescents of 6-18 years to check whether re-vaccination can help prevent tuberculosis spread in household contacts of TB patients. The health ministry is likely to discuss funding proposal for the study on Tuesday. Read more »
  • Housekeeper gets two life sentences for raping employer’s daughtersHousekeeper gets two life sentences for raping employer’s daughters
    The prosecutors said the defendants unlawfully had sexual intercourse with the two survivors while their parents were not in the house. The post Housekeeper gets two life sentences for raping employer’s daughters first appeared on Premium Times Nigeria. The post Housekeeper gets two life sentences for raping employer’s daughters appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Read more »
  • Gunmen kill security man, set filling station ablaze in OndoGunmen kill security man, set filling station ablaze in Ondo
    Tension heightened on Monday in Igoba community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State following the killing of a security guard identified as ‘Mr Sunday’ by gunmen. The unidentified attackers who also set the station ablaze shot and killed the security guard who was manning the Titolu Venture filling station in the community. […] Gunmen kill security man, set filling station ablaze in Ondo Read more »
  • Six people killed in US shooting at Highland Park paradeSix people killed in US shooting at Highland Park parade
    A manhunt is underway in the US after at least six people were killed and another 24 admitted to hospital in a Fourth of July Independence Day Parade mass shooting. The Highland Park parade was halted ten minutes after it began when gunshots rang out through the crowd. Police have confirmed the lone shooter was positioned on a nearby rooftop overseeing the parade and a rifle was found on the scene. Authorities say the shooter is still at large and are asking residents to avoid the area. Read more »

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