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Memorial for fallen Puyallup Green Beret

The city of Puyallup held a public memorial Sunday for a fallen Special Forces soldier killed in Niger last month. Army Special Forces Staff Sgt. Bryan Black was a Puyallup High School graduate. His father, Hank, said his son excelled in wrestling and chess. "There's two real characteristics of Brya

KING-5 - 2017-11-20 10:49:05

Hundreds honor Sgt. Bryan Black's life in Puyallup

PUYALLUP, Wash. -- Hundreds gathered in Puyallup Sunday to honor and remember fallen soldier Army Staff Sgt Bryan C. Black. The 35-year-old special forces medic was one of four soldiers killed when their squad was attacked by about 50 ISIS fighters in Niger. Black is a Puyallup native and graduate o

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-11-20 07:24:13

Virginia deputy reassigned after going to party in blackface

Trump publicly feuded with the Florida congresswoman last month after she criticized comments he made to the widow of a soldier killed in Niger. Sheriff J.D. Diggs said in a news release that based on the circumstances and "the need for the community to realize that the sheriff's office takes race r

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-20 19:47:42

Under Trump, U.S. Military Deaths in War Zones Are Up For The First Time In Six Years

More U.S. troops have died in war zones this year than in 2016 - the first time in six years that the number of service members killed overseas has increased over the previous year - and some blame President Donald Trump's decision to increase American military presence in multiple theaters. In tot

NEWSWEEK - 2017-11-20 16:22:09

Puyallup remembers slain Green Beret Bryan Black

PUYALLUP, Wash. -- It was standing only Sunday as Puyallup gathered to remember Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, a local man and Green Beret who was killed this fall in West Africa. "Whenever I hear a veteran that's fallen, I like to pay honor to that," explained Army veteran Timothy Durga. "A lot of veteran

KOMO NEWS - 2017-11-20 09:10:15

Cynthia Morgan Rants Over Sound City Snub

Following the recent Twitter debate on who the leading dance hall artiste in Africa is; Sound City made a social media poll, listing Stonebwoy, Patoranking, Shatta Wale & Timaya for fans to choose their favourite. However, this poll came off as an insult to Cynthia Morgan who took to Instagram to ca

TOOXCLUSIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 09:53:15

2018 Honda Ace110 First Look | Working Man's Machine

While many people think of Boko Haram when the country of Nigeria is brought up, it also happens to be the largest market for motorcycles in Africa. That's no surprise, certainly, when you realize that the population of Nigeria is 186 million people. Honda is attempting to capitalize on this with th

ULTIMATEMOTORCYCLING.COM - 2017-11-20 15:19:16

US War Zone Deaths Rising for First Time in Six Years

Escalations in US operations across the world have led to an increase in the number of US troops being killed in war zones, with 2017 the first time the year-over-year deaths have risen in six years. 26 soldiers were killed in 2016, down from 28 in 2015. This year still has a month and a half to go,

ANTIWAR.COM - 2017-11-20 04:26:31

Kiss Daniel Beats Tiwa Savage, Olamide As "YEBA" Becomes Nigeria's #1 Song

This is the top 5 music countdown for week 45 in the lunar year 2017. In an expected twist, Fly Boy, Kiss Daniel finally emerges at the #1 spot on the music charts this week with his utterly sweet, tuneful and in-high demand single, YEBA. This is a feat that has taken him weeks to achieve. He beat t

TOOXCLUSIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:46:26

Delivering a bright future - and vaccines - for all children in Nigeria

On World Children's Day we look at how the polio eradication programme contributes to ensuring children receive vital vaccines against polio and other vaccine preventable diseases. In Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state, children displaced by ongoing conflict are being reached with essential immuniz

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-20 13:24:00

Some Uber Drivers are Using a Fake GPS App to Bump Up Cab Fare in Nigeria

It has been reported that some Uber drivers in Lagos, Nigeria are using mock-up GPS apps to increase cab fare for the locals in the West African state. It should be noted that most of e-taxi apps use the same process to calculate cab fare, even though GPS data has proved inaccurate in some instances

TECHWEEZ.COM - 2017-11-20 11:43:39

In the area where U.S. soldiers died in Niger, Islamist extremists have deep roots

2/4 SLIDES Staff/Reuters 4/4 SLIDES Staff/Reuters In a poor, barren region neglected by the state, the jihadists were at once the villagers' benefactors, employers, customers and unofficial police force, according to residents. The militants bought goats, cows and supplies at the market. They gave

MSN.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:36

Anatomy of an ambush: Unanswered questions in Niger

On October 3rd, a combined force of 30 to 40 soldiers from the African country of Niger, accompanied by between 8-12 American troops, left their base in the capital, Niamey, and headed north, passing the town of Tongo Tongo close to the country's border with Mali. While the reasons given were vague

NATIONOFCHANGE - 2017-11-20 10:14:11

Who benefits from the Super Eagles' financial pact with the NFF?

Last week, the NFF announced that it had signed an agreement with the Super Eagles players on a distribution formula for World Cup revenue. It is the first time players and the federation have signed such an agreement so far ahead of the World Cup, but what exactly are the consequences of the deal?

ESPNFC.COM - 2017-11-20 11:15:00

Funding complete for two Nigerian fields

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. says execution of the final phase of an alternative financing agreement with Chevron Corp. will boost production in Nigeria by 39,000 b/d of oil and 283 MMscfd of natural gas. The companies reached an agreement earlier this year for third-party finance totaling $780

OIL & GAS JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 18:16:55

Lake Chad Basin: Crisis Overview (as of 19 November 2017)

Around 17 million people live in the affected areas across the four Lake Chad basin countries. More than 2.3 million people remain displaced. Most of the displaced families are sheltered by communities that count among the world's poorest and most vulnerable. Food insecurity and malnutrition have re

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-20 15:27:00

Nigeria: 108 Million Nigerians Lack Toilet Facilities

Despite huge technological, scientific and industrial advances, an estimated 108 million Nigerians still lack access to toilets, the United Nations stated yesterday on this year's World Toilet Day, on the theme Wastewater. Currently, available data show that 67 percent do not have a decent toilet, 3

YAHOO! - 2017-11-20 12:34:07

Auction Preview: Arts from Africa and Oceania at Christie's, Paris, Nov 22

- Dan mask from Ivory Coast. Wood Height: 21.5 cm. (8 in.). Estimate: EUR 400,000 - EUR 600,000 (US$ 472,435 - US$ 708,653) - Songye kifwebe mask from Democratic Republic of Congo made up of Wood. Height: 41 cm. (16 in.) Estimate: EUR 400,000 - EUR 600,000 (US$ 472,435 - US$ 708,653) - Deity stick,

BLOUIN ARTINFO - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Basetsana trash Burundi to keep 2018 World Cup dream alive

South Africa Women's National U/20 side kept their World Cup dream alive with a 5-0 thrashing of Burundi at Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday. With the win, Basetsana overcame a 2-0 deficit from the first leg to advance to the third round of qualifiers where they will now meet Nigeria in the weekends

GOAL.COM - 2017-11-20 12:25:49

Pillars, Bulls qualify for FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup

Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls emerged as winner and runners-up respectively at the end of the 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 qualifiers held in Lagos. The two Nigerian teams earned the right to represent the zone at the 2017 FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup, ahead of their compatriots Mark Mentors who finish

ESPN - 2017-11-20 17:23:51