Zimbabwe officially applies to rejoin Commonwealth

HARARE, Zimbabwe — President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially applied for Zimbabwe to re-join the Commonwealth it left in 2003 and has invited the grouping of former British colonies to send observers to its general elections set for July. The southern African nation formally quit the Commonwealth after then leader Robert Mugabe, who had ruled Zimbabwe…

Meek Mill Backs Out Of Trump Event On Prison Reform

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Rapper Meek Mill issued a statment following his decision to withdraw from an event at the White House on Friday where he was supposed to meet with President Donald Trump to talk about prison reform. “I was originally scheduled to be part of a panel on Prison Reform at the White House…

Supreme Court Lifts Ban On Sports Betting — New Jersey Governor applauds ruling

NEW JERSEY — The United States Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling Monday — that gives states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a 1992 law that barred state-authorized sports gambling with some exceptions….

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…

Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore, the US president announced Thursday on Twitter. “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th,” Trump tweeted. “We will both try to make it a…

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…

Meek Mills discusses his release from Jail On NBC Nightly News

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Philly hip-hop artist Meek Mill sat down as part of a  Dateline NBC special, to discuss the culture shock of his post-prison release and his initiative on helping others regarding criminal justice reform. Watch the full story here.

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…

President Trump Promises To Protect Second Amendment Gun Rights!

DALLAS, Texas — President Donald Trump, addressing the National Rifle Association on Friday, vowed to protect gun rights as long as he leads the country — and ventured into unrelated territory as he doled out endorsements to the state’s Republican leaders, among other things. “Your Second Amendment rights are under siege, but they will never,…

G-Eazy released from Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — According to TMZ, G-Eazy has been released from custody and is free to leave Sweden. He will reportedly have to pay around $9,000 in fines, plus restitution to the bouncer. Authorities have released evidence from G-Eazy’s arrest for assault and cocaine possession in Sweden following his concert on May 2. It’s reported…