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US: Bob Marley’s Son Damian becomes Co-owner of marijuana publication

Damian Marley, the youngest son of late Jamaican legend Bob Marley has become a co-owner of the US famous marijuana publication, High Times. TMZ reports that Damian is 1 of 20 new investors in the ownership group that bought a controlling interest in the media company behind HT, which is …

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Kathy Griffin comedy tour shows canceled over Donald Trump ‘severed head’ photo

Several shows on Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-In Tour have been canceled after she shared a photo of herself holding up a fake decapitated head of US President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Many venues around the country are now cutting ties with Griffin over the controversial photo. Despite her apology, five shows on …

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Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists despite concerns over abuses committed by the African nation’s security forces, according to US officials. Congress is expected to receive formal notification within weeks, setting in motion a …

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Electronics banned from cabins and some middle Eastern and African flights to US

The US government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting on Tuesday. The reason for the ban was not immediately clear. US security officials would not comment. The ban was revealed on …

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Senior Taliban commander dies in suspected US drone strike

A Taliban official says a suspected US drone strike the previous day killed a top commander of the militant Haqqani network – the man who in 2014 accompanied US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl when he was handed over to US authorities. The Taliban official identified the man as Qari Abdullah, …

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Nigeria: Buhari discuss with Trump over the U.S. arms deal

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone on Monday to help the West African nation fight terrorism, the Nigerian presidency said. Nigeria has been fighting since 2009 against an insurgency by Boko Haram militants trying to set up an Islamic …

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