• Russia wants fresh start with US under Trump, says Lavrov

    Russia wants fresh start with US under Trump, says Lavrov

    Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called Thursday for a fresh start in relations with the United States under Donald Trump and fired a parting shot at outgoing President Barack Obama.

    “We are confident that the new administration does not want to repeat the errors of the outgoing one, which deliberately destroyed US-Russian relations,” Lavrov was quoted as saying in an interview with Italian daily Corriere della Sera.

    Trump’s election victory and the positive noises he has made towards Moscow have been greeted […]

  • Donald Trump has threatened to “terminate” US diplomatic relationship with Cuba

    Donald Trump has threatened to “terminate” US diplomatic relationship with Cuba

    Donald Trump has threatened to “terminate” the diplomatic relationship with Cuba negotiated by President Barack Obama.

    In a tweet, the President-elect said: “If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the US as a whole, I will terminate deal.”

    In another development, the President-elect is to meet retired general David Petraeus on Monday, as he reportedly considers him for the role of secretary of state.

    Mr Trump will also meet former Republican presidential nominee […]

  • Ibrahimovic want to conquer USA

    Ibrahimovic want to conquer USA

    The Manchester United striker will consider staying at Old Trafford, but is also open to the idea of a move across the Atlantic.

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has compared himself to Napoleon, but wants to outdo the French military leader by conquering America in MLS.

    Ibrahimovic has won the domestic title in Netherlands, Italy, Spain and France during a prolific career and is aiming to add to his medal haul in the Premier League with Manchester United.

    At 35, the exuberant Sweden […]

  • Jurgen Klinsmann sacked from US national team

    Jurgen Klinsmann sacked from US national team

    After five years in charge of the side, the German-born coach has been let go following back-to-back losses to open the final round of World Cup qualifying.

    Jurgen Klinsmann has been sacked as United States coach on Tuesday following two straight losses in the final round of World Cup qualifying.

    Klinsmann, who has coached the men’s national team since replacing Bob Bradley in 2011, had been under contract through the 2018 World Cup.

    Players who could be affected by coaching change

    The former Bayern […]

  • U.S denies having charges against Atiku

    U.S denies having charges against Atiku

    The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has said it does not have any criminal charges against former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

    Kaduna State governor, Nasir El Rufai had in a recent statement dared Atiku to tell the world why he is avoiding the United States of America.

    El-Rufai said: “Can Alhaji Atiku explain the findings in the report of the United States Senate Permanent Sub-Committee on Investigations which detailed a pattern of wire transfers of more than USD 40m from offshore companies like Siemens […]

  • Trump may appoint daughter as ambassador

    Trump may appoint daughter as ambassador

    There are strong indications that American president-elect, Donald Trump, may appoint his daughter, Ivanka, as US ambassador to Japan.

    Photos of US President-elect Donald Trump’s landmark first talks with a foreign leader show his daughter Ivanka was present, underscoring the family’s influence as he prepares for his inauguration.

    In the meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the mogul’s Trump Plaza residence, Ivanka — a model-turned-business executive — was seen seated as the group conversed in the opulent reception room.

    Media were […]

  • I can enter the USA because I’m not black- Bobrisky

    I can enter the USA because I’m not black- Bobrisky

    Bobrisky took to his Snapchat account to mock dark skinned people, adding that he can go to the US  because he is not dark skinned. He also talked about sex and dinner with his ‘bae’.

    Bobrisky took to his Snapchat account to mock dark skinned people, adding that he can go to the US  because he is not dark skinned. He also talked about sex and dinner with his

  • Donald Trump won’t affect USA 2026 World Cup bid

    Donald Trump won’t affect USA 2026 World Cup bid

    U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati says the election of Donald Trump will have no bearing on whether the USSF decides to bid for the 2026 World Cup, while cautioning that no decision has been made on whether the U.S. will bid at all.

     

    Speaking at a roundtable of reporters ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Mexico, Gulati said several decisions would have to be made by FIFA before any determination about a bid will be made.

    “We won’t make a […]

  • ‘Mexicans can forget bad times’ – Marquez elated with win over USA in wake of Trump election

    ‘Mexicans can forget bad times’ – Marquez elated with win over USA in wake of Trump election

    Donald Trump’s election and incendiary rhetoric about Mexicans cast a shadow over Friday’s game, but a win for El Tri in the World Cup qualifier restored optimism.

    Mexico captain Rafael Marquez hopes his last-gasp winner against the United States will help to lift his compatriots at a “time of intolerance”.

    Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Columbus was played out against the backdrop of Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential elections.

    The controversial Republican candidate used incendiary rhetoric against Mexican immigrants to the […]

  • How will sports feel the Trump effect?

    How will sports feel the Trump effect?

    Donald Trump has swept to power in the US presidential election. There’s a lot of uncertainty over his policy plans and what they’ll mean for America and for the world. His victory will also have an impact on a range of sporting issues, including the US 2024 Olympic bid, the investigation into FIFA, the 2026 World Cup and the continued global expansion of American football, baseball and basketball. Richard Conway of BBC sports looks at what the future might hold […]

  • US Mistakenly Grants Citizenship To 800 People Scheduled For Deportation

    US Mistakenly Grants Citizenship To 800 People Scheduled For Deportation

    The U.S. government mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 800 immigrants who had previously been scheduled for deportation, according to a Department of Homeland Security audit released Monday.

    All of the scheduled deportees who were granted citizenship came from countries deemed high-risk for either national security or immigration fraud.

    “The immigrants used different names or birthdates to apply for citizenship with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration services and such discrepancies weren’t caught because their fingerprints were missing from government databases,” the Associated Press […]