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The gun violence in Chicago has taken yet another rising talent. Rapper FBG Duck was shot and killed today in the Gold Coast area of downtown Chicago.
The controversial rapper who has gained notoriety with songs like “Slide” was a fan favorite both in and outside of Chicago. Chicago police spokesperson Tom Ahern said three people were shot on Oak Street between Rush Street and Michigan Avenue around 5 p.m. Tuesday.
APRNEWS - Chinese President Xi Jinping declared Wednesday there was “no clash” of civilisations and denounced racial supremacy as “stupid” amid tensions with the United States and concerns over Beijing’s rising global power.
APRNEWS - The United States embassy in Kenya has issued a security alert for citizens in the capital Nairobi, two towns in central Kenya and coastal regions.
The embassy in a statement issued on February 4, 2019; cited the credible threats to westerners living in the said areas.
APRNEWS - The United States has slapped a ban on former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and his family from entering the country.
The measure announced on Monday is largely related to charges of corruption and gross rights abuses during his 22 years in charge.
APRNEWS - The United States announced a closure of its embassy in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC.
The embassy in a statement on Sunday, November 25; said the move follows “reports of threats against US government facilities.”
TIME- Former President George H.W. Bush will remain at Houston Methodist Hospital through the weekend to continue his recovery, according the latest health update from Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath.
REUTERS - South Korea said on Wednesday the issue of U.S. troops stationed in the South is unrelated to any future peace treaty with North Korea and that American forces should stay even if such an agreement is signed.
AFP - A top Iranian environment official, who symbolised government efforts to encourage expat Iranians to return home, has quit just seven months into his job, sources said Monday.
REUTERS - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday said it wanted the United States to immediately halt all military activity on the Korean Peninsula, the RIA news agency reported.
The United States and South Korea this month resume joint military drills.