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Ghanaian rape suspect Amfo, absconds from US trial


Media accounts of the legal processes say Amfo as part of his committal, was ordered to submit his passport but failed and exploited security failings to abscond.

Frederick Amfo, said to be 30 years and an illegal immigrant while in the US as an Uber driver, is being accused of absconding from the law after claiming innocent of sexual assault charges leveled against him by a passenger.

Philadelphia police investigate arrest of two black men in Starbucks


Cellphone footage that onlookers filmed of Thursday’s incident shows the two men sitting quietly at a table and talking for several minutes to police officers who have apparently been called to the store. They are then put in handcuffs and marched out.

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating an incident captured on widely circulated videos this week in which officers arrested two black men as they sat in a Starbucks coffee shop and other patrons objected that the men were doing nothing wrong and appeared to be targeted merely for their race.

US President, Donald Trump (R) and former FBI Director, Anthony Comey. Image credit - France24


According to excerpts leaked by US media on Thursday, Comey, whom Trump fired in May 2017, says the US president lives in “a cocoon of alternative reality” into which he tried to pull others around him, ...

Former FBI director James Comey says in a new book that President Donald Trump reminded him of a mafia boss who demanded absolute loyalty and lied about everything. Trump hit back on Friday, calling Comey a “liar” and a “slime ball” on Twitter.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), says he will not seek re-election for another term in Congress. File image


His most important achievement as speaker was passage in December of a major tax overhaul that included steep cuts in corporate taxes.

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he will not seek re-election in November, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump's Republicans as they face a bruising fight in midterm elections.

special counsel Robert Mueller


Sanders' comments come as lawmakers on Capitol Hill expressed concern that Trump, following Monday's FBI raid on the office and residence of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, might remove Mueller.

The White House reiterated Tuesday that President Donald Trump believes he has the authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller as his frustration with the investigation into his campaign's contacts with Russian officials becomes an increasing source of frustration.

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, steps out of a cab. File image


The move ignited the president's anger, with Trump calling it a "disgrace" that federal agents "broke into" the office of his personal attorney. He also called special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation "an attack on our country."

Federal agents on Monday raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to a porn actress who says she had sex with Trump more than a decade ago.

Facebook says ‘up to 87 million’ users affected in Cambridge Analytica scandal


Facebook is facing its worst privacy scandal in years following allegations that Cambridge Analytica, a Trump-affiliated data mining firm, used ill-gotten data from millions of users through an app to try to influence elections.

Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access.

The U.S. flag decorates a building in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. March 27, 2018. Picture taken March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


“They were afraid to show their ugly heads in a prominent way. Now, Trump has given them a voice and created a climate where they are not afraid to show their ugly heads,” Brown said.

A half century after the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., U.S. civil rights leaders say they are fearful President Donald Trump could reverse progress made on civil rights in the United States since King’s death.

Woman wounds three at YouTube headquarters in California before killing herself


Last month, YouTube announced it would ban content promoting the sale of guns and gun accessories as well as videos that teach how to make guns.

A woman opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters near San Francisco on Tuesday, wounding at least three people before taking her own life, as employees of the video website scrambled into the surrounding streets for safety.

US may tie social media to visas


The proposal, which comes from the state department, would require most visa applicants to give details of their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The Trump administration has said it wants to start collecting the social media history of nearly everyone seeking a visa to enter the US.

A Frisco couple was arrested at a Boston-area hotel after police found a stockpile of weapons in their room and vehicle, police said.


When officers arrived, they found numerous large capacity firearms and ammunition. Police then searched the couple's car, where they found more weapons and ammunition.

A Frisco couple was arrested at a Boston-area hotel after police found a stockpile of weapons in their room and vehicle, police said.

White Sox Groundskeeper Returning to Job After Wrongfully Spending 23 Years in Prison.


It was a surreal moment for Coleman, reporting to Gate 4 with lunch bag in hand and walking the field with Jerry Powe and Harry Smith. The last time they punched the clock together was in 1994.

After a two-decade long gap in his resume, Nevest Coleman returned to the grounds of Guaranteed Rate Field Monday.

Imprisoned for a rape and murder he didn't commit, Coleman was exonerated and released in November.

Cameron Sterling, center, son of Alton Sterling, who was killed by Baton Rouge police, speaks to the media outside the Triple S Food Mart, in Baton Rouge, La., July 13, 2016.


Security cameras captured the officers shooting Sterling at close range. Protests erupted around the country shortly after news of his death spread.

The two Baton Rouge police officers involved in the controversial 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling won't face charges in the case, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said Tuesday.

White House denies Stormy Daniels threatened over alleged Trump affair


Trump, who frequently takes on his foes in person and on social media, remained uncharacteristically quiet about the matter Monday. He sent a cryptic tweet saying "fake news" has "never been more voluminous or more inaccurate" but it was unclear what exactly he was referring to.

The White House on Monday disputed adult film star Stormy Daniels' claim that she was threatened to keep quiet over her alleged affair with Donald Trump and said the president continues to deny the relationship.

© This 1964 handout photograph obtained courtesy of the Library of Congress shows Linda Brown (C), who died Monday, March 26, 2018.


The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which brought the historic legal case challenging school segregation, hailed Brown and her family's contribution to what it called "the most important, transformational Supreme Court decision of the 20th century."

The civil rights activist who as a Kansas schoolgirl was at the heart of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision outlawing racial segregation in American public schools, has died at age 76.

NneNne Iwuji-Eme describes herself as ‘the first black British female career diplomat’. She takes up the post of high commissioner to Mozambique in July. Photograph: The Foreign Office


NneNne Iwuji-Eme says she hopes to inspire young talent, regardless of race or background

The Foreign Office has appointed its first black female career diplomat as a high commissioner as it steps up efforts to change the overwhelmingly white, male face of the diplomatic service.

Video Shows Sacramento Police Shooting Unarmed Black Man in His Own Backyard


When they finally approach the man they shot, one of the officers handcuffs Clark's lifeless body.

Sacramento police officers shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark, a father of two who was unarmed, in the backyard of his grandparents' home on Sunday night.

Zuckerberg says Facaebook made mistakes on user data, vows curbs


Zuckerberg, in his first public comments since the scandal erupted at the weekend, said in a post on Facebook that the company “made mistakes, there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it.”

Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that his company made mistakes in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to such information.

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GPL Week 03 Fixtures and Scores

AshGold 1-0 Karela FC

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GN Bank DOL WK 01 Fixtures and Scores

NEA Salamina 2-2 Tamale City FC

Gold Stars 2-0 BYFA

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