Man Kills Wife With Hammer After Suspecting She Was Cheating
An elderly Washington state resident has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning his wife of 53 years to death with a hammer because he suspected her of cheating. James Flora, 78, was booked into the Pierce County Jail on Monday evening on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his spouse, identified as 74-year-old…
US House expected to vote for capital Washington statehood Friday
The House of Representatives votes Friday to make the US capital Washington the nation's 51st state, a historic but largely symbolic move that will likely be stopped in its tracks by Senate Republicans.
Nigerian group named in COVID-19-related unemployment benefits fraud in US
A "well-orchestrated" COVID-19-related fraud targeting multiple American states has been traced back to Nigeria, an internal US Secret Service memo said. The memo, seen by The Guardian, was reportedly sent to Secret Service's field offices across the US on Thursday, May 14. The Secret Service said the fraudsters are exploring the COVID-19 pandemic to commit…
Quarantine motels spark fear in virus-struck Washington state
A project to set up "quarantine motels" in the US coronavirus epicenter of Washington state has infuriated local residents who fear they will be exposed to a high risk of infection.
COVID-19: Nigerian Embassy in U.S. suspends passport interviews, biometric capturing
Nigeria’s diplomatic missions in Washington, New York and Atlanta, United States, have suspended passport interviews and biometric data capture over the coronavirus crisis.
Washington DC hit by torrential rain, flooding
Torrential rain lashed Washington DC and surrounding areas on Monday, flooding many neighbourhoods and hobbling electricity and transportation networks.
Boeing holds test flights for 737 MAX fix
Boeing has flown test flights of its 737 MAX to evaluate a fix for the system targeted as a potential cause of two deadly plane crashes, two sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. The aviation giant, which has been under fire and its flagship narrow-body planes grounded since March 13, tested the system upgrade…
Partial government shutdown over budget impasse grips US capital
An air of chaos enveloped Washington Saturday as the US government kicked off the holidays by partially shutting down, following the failure of leaders to pass a federal spending bill as negotiations stalled over Donald Trump's demand for money to build a US-Mexico border wall.
Peacock unveils discounted fares, incentives for summer travels
As the summer travels season kicks into high gear, Peacock Travels Limited, in collaboration with some of the world’s leading airlines, has announced a package of promotional fares and incentives to ensure hassle-free travels. The heavily discounted fares, some as low as N319, 999 for return trips, have been carefully selected to cover a wide…
After Helsinki, Trump plans to host Putin in Washington
US President Donald Trump, under fire over his Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin, doubled down Thursday by saying he looks forward to meeting the Russian leader again...