Daily Archives: June 9, 2020

Pompeo chides HSBC for ‘corporate kowtow’ to Beijing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday chided British bank HSBC (HSBA.L) for backing moves by China to end Hong Kong’s autonomy, saying such “corporate kowtows” got little in return from Beijing. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at the …

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No cold war between Tinubu, Aregbesola — Aide

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has debunked reports of a cold war between himself and Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. Recall that all political groups within APC in Lagos were dissolved, leading to speculations that the party leader was in …

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Edo guber: INEC vows to prosecute electoral offenders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that it will prosecute anybody involved in any form of electoral offence for the Edo state governorship poll. In a statement issued by National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, after a virtual meeting on Tuesday, the Commission …

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Cosmic Bell Bottoms: Quasars Embrace 1970s Fashion Trend

Figure 1. At the center of a quasar, a black hole is surrounded by a spinning accretion disk composed of dust and gas, and there are two oppositely directed plasma jets emanating from it. The shape of the jets changes with distance from the center, and as a result, they …

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