Former US President Donald J. Trump has removed himself entirely from the world wide web. Still banned from Facebook and Twitter and battling to discover a means to control news coverage since leaving office. Mr Trump chose Wednesday to shutter his DIY alternative, a blog site he had started simply a month back called “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump.”
Mr. Trump had actually ended up being frustrated after speaking with friends that the site was getting little web traffic and making him look small and irrelevant, according to a person accustomed to his thinking. The site, which cost a few thousand dollars to make as well as was created for Mr. Trump by a business run by his former campaign manager Brad Parscale, was planned to be an online hub for advocates to see statements provided by the former head of state and communicate with him.
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” In a time of silence as well as exists, a sign of flexibility develops,” a video introducing the system last month marketed. “A location to speak easily and safely. Straight from the desk of Donald J. Trump.”
Last month, after The Washington Post reported that the blog was drawing in essentially no readership, Mr. Trump soft-pedalled its objective, calling it a substitute step up until he identified what followed.
” This is suggested to be a momentary way of obtaining my thoughts and concepts bent on the general public without the Fake News rotates, but the internet site is not a ‘system,'” he stated in a statement. “It is simply a way of connecting up until I pick what the future will certainly be for the choice or the establishment of a platform.”
Some people in his small circle of consultants claimed that they were discouraged by his decision to close it down on Wednesday. Others tried to place a more favourable spin on it.
Jason Miller, a consultant, stated on Twitter that the choice to put on hold the blog site was a precursor to Mr. Trump’s joining one more social media site platform.
” Yes, really, it is,” he created when asked if the move implied that Mr. Trump would certainly be returning to social media sites in another kind. “Keep tuned!”]]>
The cybercrime detectives of the Hyderabad Commission have arrested a Nigerian, identified as Morgan, who swindled a pastor of more than Rs 24 lakh (N12million) by posing as a Canadian philanthropist, wishing to give money and masks to the poor of the city affected by the epidemic.
According to the Times of India, Nigeria was a resident of Bangalore. The police said Morgan befriended Pastor Moses of Banjara Hills through a social networking platform pretending to be a Canadian philanthropist. The police stated, “Morgan told Pastor Moses that he was upset by the poor, who were most affected by the pandemic.
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Morgan told Moses that he donates money for charity and expressed his willingness to send some cash to Moses along with other items like sanitizers, masks and laptops to distribute among the poor,” cybercrime Assistant of Commissioner of Police KVM Prasad, said. “After Moses agreed to distribute the items, he received a phone call from a woman, who impersonated a customs officer at the Delhi airport and alerted him to an international package that they seized. “The fraudster, pretending to be a customs officer, asked the pastor to pay the processing and customs charges to ship him.
After Moses deposited some lakhs of rupees in the bank accounts mentioned, she continued to ask him to deposit more in the name of fine income tax and money laundering.
Within a month, Moses had sent Rs 24.39 lakh before realizing that he had been deceived and had lodged a complaint on August 19. During this time, the Bangalore police arrested the accused in a similar fraud, and the Hyderabad police brought Morgan to the city on a prisoner transit warrant.]]>
The U.S. Government has added Nigeria to a blacklist of countries that have committed or tolerated “serious violations of religious liberty”.
Myanmar, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan were also added to the list. Nigeria’s inclusion in the list of religious violations was announced by United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Twitter.
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He said, “Upholding the right to religious freedom is a moral and national security imperative. Where there is an absence of religious freedom, terrorism and violence escalate. Our defense of religious communities abroad contributes to the protection and prosperity of Americans in this country.
“Today the US designates Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, Nigeria, the DPRK, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan as countries of concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 for engaging systematic, ongoing, egregious religious freedom violations.
“The US is unwavering in its commitment to religious freedom. No country or entity should be allowed to persecute people with impunity because of their beliefs. These annual designations show that when religious freedom is attacked, we will act.”
This development comes a year after the US administration placed Nigeria on a special watch list.
Former Senegalese midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who scored the winner to defeat France in the opening game of the 2002 tournament, passed away at 42 years old. Sources reported by ESPN that the former Fulham and Portsmouth star was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or motor neuron disease.
Diop won 65 selections for Senegal between 2001 and 2008 and played a vital role in the team that reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup — one of only three African teams to reach the eight finals of the competition — in 2002
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The midfielder’s close-range goal against reigning world champions set debuts Senegal on their way to one of the most famous victories in the tournament’s history, and he would go on to score twice as they held Uruguay 3-3 in their final group game to reach the knockout stages. The Teranga Lions were eventually defeated by Turkey on the golden goal rule in the quarterfinals.
Diop also represented Senegal in four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments and was part of the camp that reached the final in 2002, where he was defeated by Cameroon in Bamako. At the club level, he represented four English clubs following his Premier League debut with Fulham in 2004 and was part of the Portsmouth team that defeated Cardiff City in the 2008 FA Cup final.
Diop was introduced as a replacement in the 78th minute — replacing Pedro Mendes — in a match set by a first-half goal from the great Nigerian Nwankwo Kanu. Earlier in his career, he was a Swiss champion with Grasshoppers, having transitioned to Swiss football and third-level Vevey after being recognized by the Scouts while playing with ASC Diaraf in his home country.
He also played for Neuchâtel Xamax and spent time with Lens — where he was a League 1 finalist in 2002 — before moving on to English soccer. After leaving Pompey for AEK Athens in 2010, he won the Greek Cup, then returned to England to assist West Ham United in getting a promotion in the Premier League, before finishing his career in Birmingham City.
Originally from Rufisque, Diop, who stood at 6 feet 5 feet, was nicknamed “The Wardrobe” because of his impressive presence in the midfielder and was named by Manchester United legend Paul Scholes as his hardest opponent earlier this year.
“FIFA is saddened by the death of legendary Papa Bouba Diop in Senegal. Once a World Cup hero, still a World Cup hero,” the global governing body said in a Twitter statement.
Police in Vietnam said they had discovered about 320,000 recycled used condoms that were being repackaged as new, local media reported on Thursday, according to the Associated Press.
Market inspectors in the Binh Duong province raided a factory near Ho Chi Minh City, where they discovered used condoms being repackaged to be sold at the market. An inspector said the factory’s 34-year-old owner, a woman, confessed they purchased the condoms from someone else, the state-owned Tuoi Tre newspaper reported, according to the AP.
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After buying the condoms from a man, they were washed and reshaped, then packed in plastic bags, according to the newspaper.
Video taken by Vietnam’s state broadcaster VTV and obtained by the Reuters news agency shows sacks filled with condoms. It also shows tools apparently used to wash and reshape the condoms in the factory.
VTV said it was unclear how many used condoms were already resold, according to Reuters.
A health official quoted by Tuoi Tre newspaper said the condoms were an extreme health risk to users, the AP reported.]]>
To be sure, the advent of the Details Age has actually brought lots of exciting changes to numerous old industries, consisting of the world of travel. Prior to the Web became so popular, travel was an item offered nearly specifically by travel companies who were, in turn, working mainly for airlines. However, the changes as it was have actually managed to permeate the thick layer of skin that travel bureau appeared to have and gradually, policies are being adapted to match the new requirements of journeys and the changing attitudes of travel representatives in general.
With work at home opportunities cropping up online almost every day, many people are beginning to eschew the rat race and the busy lifestyle that in-house workplaces use. And it is for this reason that workers and many of them are take trip agents, are now trying to discover methods of earning money by working from the home.
Work at home chances is offered for almost any aspect of the tasks industry. You can find work at home chances in the location of composing, information entry, clerical tasks, little companies, and even work as a travel representative. For the purpose of uniqueness, this post will focus on the home-based career of a travel agent and some tips on how to be effective at it.
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How to Set Up Your Work at Home Office
Naturally, when you’re just starting on a new job, one of the numerous things that you’re going to consider is your office. With work at a home task, your office should work as the central point where all things relating to work are relegated. Nevertheless, when you’re working as a home-based travel representative, you do not truly need appropriate work at a house office. You can start working immediately, doing your company as a travel representative, without having to set up your work at the office.
What are the absolute requirements of a travel representative? You might extremely well make your calls and do the things that a travel representative is expected to do in the dining room and your clients would never recognize the distinction. Just do your work at home job and the rest just falls into location.
What are Features and Benefits?
The work at house travel representative requires to know and comprehend the distinction amongst the two elements of an item– advantages and functions. These two are essential in order to unlock the needs of your customers.
The feature is a component of the product that you are providing. So when the work at house travel agent says “first-class” flight, the term “very first-class” is a function of that specific flight.
A benefit describes the positive outcomes or result that the prospect can delight in from the feature that the travel representative is using. So going back to the very first example, there are numerous benefits that you can delight in from a very first flight, more so than when you are say flying commercial.]]>
In a very hilarious turn of event, the Tanzanian authorities have asked for a probe into the nation’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
This is coming after President Magufuli was said to have instructed the Tanzanian security forces to check the quality of the kits before dispatching them for general use. The team that did the testing were said to have carried out random tests on random non-human samples, at the end of the tests, a goat and a pawpaw fruit both embarrassingly tested positive to the virus.
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Following the development, the Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, ordered a probe on the country’s COVID-19 test kits to ascertain if the problem is fault test kits or misunderstanding on the procedures.
While speaking at the northwest town of Chato, President Magufuli said that he was sure that his personnel was not the problem but rather that the “technical errors” being experienced with the COVID-19 testing kits must be factory related originating from the foreign nation where they were imported from.]]>
For daring to suggest that China compensates Africa for the COVID-19 pandemic, China has dubbed Oby Ezekwesili as “Irresponsible”.
Last month while chatting with a correspondent of ‘The Washington Post’ Oby Ezekwesili opined that China should pay compensation to African countries over their mismanagement of the COVID-19 affair that led to the Coronavirus pandemic that has had very adverse effects on the African continent.
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In response to this demand, the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has taken a hard stance and responded in accordance to Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education during the Obasanjo led administration, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.
“Did anyone ask the US to offer compensation for the 2009 H1N1 flu, which was first diagnosed before breaking out on a large scale in the US and then spread to 214 countries and regions, killing nearly 200,000 people? AIDS was first reported in the US in the 1980s and then swept across the world, including Africa, causing untold sufferings to countless victims.
“China has taken the most comprehensive, rigorous, and thorough measures to contain its spread and conduct international cooperation. In this process, China has made tremendous sacrifices, accumulated valuable experience, and made significant contributions to the global response. The international community bears witness to and applauds China’s efforts and progress,
“We must understand that our enemy is the virus, not China. The international community can only defeat the virus by pulling together. Attacking and discrediting others will not save time and lives lost.”]]>
Co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has actually given a checklist of things that should be done to allow life return to normal once more.
Gates said he is specifically excited concerning going after a brand-new strategy called ‘RNA vaccination,’ with code required to create viral fragments by itself.
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If life is to go back to normal, Gates’s list includes what governments across the world have to do.
The billionaire businessman has actually been including his voice, making tips on methods to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
In a meeting with White House Transmittable disease professional Dr Fauci, on Thursday evening, Gates listed 4 things that would certainly assist battle the pandemic.
The leading on his list is “screening.” Gates said that nations should enhance as well as develop various strategies to progress present screening approaches including at-home examination kits.
The billionaire likewise stated that “contact tracing” is key.
He said Germany’s design of talking to everybody that examines positive and also utilizing a database to make certain someone follows up with all their get in touches with would certainly be useful. Gates suggested that technology may be much more adept at this, such as apps that help you remember where you have actually been or using a cellular phone.
He discussed “reliable therapy” yet kept in mind that right now, there is no all set vaccination for the therapy for Covid-19, as various other medications like hydroxychloroquine have obtained a lot of focus however are still being studied.
Gates ultimately spoke about obtaining a “vaccination” which lots of countries as well as business around the world are operating at break-neck speed to develop.
Talking about the “RNA vaccine” Gates explained, “Unlike a flu shot, which contains fragments of the influenza virus so your immune system can learn to attack them, an RNA vaccine gives your body the genetic code needed to produce viral fragments on its own, So, once your body senses traces of the infection, it attacks it.”]]>
President Donald Trump of the United States has offered to donate ventilators to assist Nigeria in her attempts to win the war against the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Trump makes this promise during the calls to President Buhari. A ventilator is a piece of medical equipment that takes over the body’s breathing process when the disease has caused the lungs to fail. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the 21st joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
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It is the first time the United States is offering assistance to Nigeria, to contain the coronavirus and this coming after the Chinese Government donated some medical equipment, aside from the 15 Chinese Medical experts. They are currently in the country to help in the COVID-19 crisis.
The minister said the promise of ventilators and other assistances was made by President Donald Trump of the United States while speaking with President Muhammadu Buhari in a telephone conversation on Tuesday. Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the phone conversation, which was said to be at the request of President Trump, centred on Nigeria’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to him, President Buhari updated President Trump on progress so far made by the country.
“The conversation centred on Nigeria’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Buhari used the opportunity to brief the American President on the steps that Nigeria is taking to contain the spread of the disease.
“For his part, President Trump assured that the United States stands in solidarity with Nigeria in this difficult time and promised to send ventilators to support the country in its fight against the pandemic. “President Trump also extends his best regards to the people of Nigeria,” Mohammed said. As at 27 April, Nigeria has 1337 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with most cases concentrated in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Kano.
The country has recorded 40 deaths so far. The numbers notwithstanding, President Buhari has, in a national broadcast on Monday, eased the lockdown imposed on FCT, Lagos and Ogun effective 4 April. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said the relaxation of lockdown was to enable Nigerians gradually return to their daily lives but in a moderated manner.