Home / Sokoto

Sokoto

Justify shakes off muddy track, wins 144th Kentucky Derby in commanding performance

LOUISVILLE — With a run of exquisite command and mastery given a capable and chaotic field of 20 colts, veritable greenhorn Justify won the 144th Kentucky Derby on Saturday evening on a track officially marked sloppy but closer to deluged. He granted a sight that looked very much like greatness …

Read More »

McCain doesn’t want Trump at funeral, friends tell White House

The White House did not immediately return a request for comment. Trump did not attend the recent funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston, Texas, in order “to avoid disruptions due to added security, and out of respect for the Bush Family and friends attending the service,” the …

Read More »

Berkshire’s Annual Meeting: Buffett Approves of Apple’s Buyback Plan

Berkshire owns more than 60 businesses. Women are chief executives at six of those businesses, and the Berkshire-owned Ben Bridge Jeweler named Lisa Bridge as president late last year to run the jeweler’s day-to-day operations. “I feel very good about the decisions we’ve made about our C.E.O.s,” he added. He …

Read More »

Trump Is Said to Have Known of Payment to Stormy Daniels Months Before He Denied It

One person close to the Trump Organization said people with the company were aware that Mr. Cohen was still doing “legal work” for the president in 2017, but another person familiar with the situation said that Mr. Weisselberg did not know that Mr. Cohen had paid Ms. Clifford when the …

Read More »

2 homes destroyed; 3 lava vents open in Puna subdivision, more likely

SHANE TURPIN/SEELAVA.COM VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS Results of the eruption from Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii island today. The eruption sent molten lava through forests and bubbling up from paved streets and forced the evacuation of about 1,800 people who were still out of their homes today after Thursday’s eruption. COURTESY OF …

Read More »

President Trump speaks at NRA convention

President Trump at the NRA convention called attention to the “red flags” that were present before the Parkland school shooter carried out his attack.  “There has never been a case where more red flags have been shown,” Trump said, as he promised his administration was “working to improve early warning systems.” …

Read More »

Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive

The drop in the unemployment rate may be partly explained by a contraction in the labor force last month. Still, the jobless rate is reaching historically low levels. In the last 60 years, there has been only one sustained period where unemployment stayed below 4 percent: the late 1960s. Ms. …

Read More »

Giuliani tries to clarify comments on Trump’s reimbursement of payment to porn star Stormy Daniels

President Trump’s new lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani sought Friday to clean up a series of comments made during a whirlwind media tour meant to bolster the president’s standing regarding a payment to a porn star but that instead created new problems for his client. In a statement issued hours after …

Read More »