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Ex-Jacksonville City Council members sentenced to prison in fraud case;Katrina Brown sentenced to 33 months, Reggie brown gets 18 months in prison . 

Ashley Harding, ReporterJoe McLean, Reporter by News4Jax.  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The long-delayed sentencing hearing for ex-Jacksonville City Council members Katrina Brown and Reggie Brown reached a conclusion Thursday afternoon, with both receiving prison sentences. A judge handed Katrina Brown a sentence of 33 months followed…

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U.S. Opposes Pick to Lead World Trade Organization, Riling Member Nations-Trump administration was alone among body’s 164 members in opposing Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as director general 

 STAFF/REUTERS- Reports The Wall Street Journal By Laurence Norman in Brussels and Drew Hinshaw in Warsaw October 29, 2020 The U.S. opposed the selection of former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the World Trade Organization’s new leader, officials said Wednesday, the latest Trump administration challenge to the…

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Trump throws spinner in Nkonjo-Iweala’s WTO election 

The World Trade Organization’s ( WTO) bid to select a new leader was plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday after the United States rejected Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala proposed as the global trade watchdog’s next director-general. Just six days before the U.S. election in which trade is…

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Zimbabweans hold protests against US, EU economic sanctions. 

Zimbabweans held isolated demonstrations countrywide on Sunday calling for removal of sanctions imposed on the country by America and European Union countries.Zimbabwe has been under sanctions for the past two decades following an embargo that was imposed after the country implemented the land reform which…

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EndSARS Killings: Congressional Black Caucus writes Buhari 

Congressional Black Caucus Sends Letter to President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari on State Sanctioned Violence Against Peaceful ProtestersWASHINGTON, October 21, 2020 Today, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Karen Bass sent a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the state sanctioned violence against peaceful non-violent protesters in…

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