U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Israel — The United States President officially moved its Embassy to Jerusalem. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner: “By moving our embassy to Jerusalem, we have shown the world once again that the United States can be trusted… The United States stands with Israel because we believe — we know — that it is…

President Trump withdraws from Iranian Deal; Obama Weighs In

WASHINGTON D.C. — Former President Barack Obama weighed in on Donald Trumps’ decision to abandoning the JCPOA, stating that it poses ‘unacceptable dangers to America’s own security. Statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal: https://t.co/O3SpryCKkc — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 8 maj 2018 There are few issues more important to the security of the US than…

Nigeria secures $2.4 billion currency deal with China

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria and China have announced they will swap currency which will amount to nearly $2.4 billion — making trade between the two countries less reliant on the US dollar. In a statement released by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the deal was signed on agreement with the Central Bank of Nigeria…

Eric Reed presented Colin Kaepernick with Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award

AMSTERDAMN, Netherlands — Eric Reed presented his former San Francisco 49ers teammate, Athlete and inspiring activist, Colin Kaepernick with the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018 — at a ceremony held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 21, 2018, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the opening of Amnesty International’s national section in the…

Starbucks will close 8,000 US stores May 29 for racial-bias training

SEATTLE, Washington — Starbucks says it will close its 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States for one afternoon to educate employees about racial bias. The announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week. The store manager called the police….

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize In Music For ‘Damn’

COMPTON, California — Kendrick Lamar became the first nonclassical or jazz artist to win the Pulitzer Prize in music with his album entitled DAMN!  The award is given “for distinguished musical composition by an American that has had its first performance or recording in the United States during the year,” according to the Pulitzer Prize…

China hits U.S. goods with tariffs as Trade War continues

BEIJING, China — The Chinese government has promptly responded to U.S. President Donald Trump announcing that it has increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products, from frozen pork and wine to certain fruits and nuts. The tariffs, which went into effect on Monday, were announced late on Sunday by China’s finance…

Aliko Dangote named 100th Richest Person in the World by Forbes

NIGERIA, Africa — Nigerian (Africa) billionaire, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has been named the 100th richest person according Forbes Magazine in their latest release of its annual list of the world’s top wealthiest people for 2018. Dagnote, Africa’s richest person has a fortune estimated at $14.1 billion. Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, founded and chairs Dangote…