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August 21, 2017 7:52 PM Solar Eclipse Chasers Crowd Oregon for Countdown to Totality

SALEM, OREGON — They make a fine veggie burrito here at the Sassy Onion on State Street — but don’t try to order one between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Pacific Time today. The restaurant, a stone’s throw from the state capitol and smack-dab in the “path of totality” for today’s total solar eclipse, plans to shut down in mid-morning so the staff can go outside 1

August 21, 2017 3:36 PM ‘Sad, but a happy sad’: Londoners fret about four years without Big Ben’s bonging

LONDON — Big Ben rang out 12 times at noon on Monday before halting its regularly scheduled bonging for four years to allow for major renovations at the Houses of Parliament. The 13-ton bell will still sound for special occasions such as New Year’s Eve, but parliamentary officials say the bonging must be muted while the repair work is being carried out. The Elizabeth

August 21, 2017 9:42 AM 12th Parliament convenes not later than Sept 7: Sialai

The 12th Parliament shall convene not later than September 7 this year National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai says. In an advertisement appearing in Monday’s newspapers, Sialai said traditionally, the date of the first sitting of any Parliament after a General Election is usually determined by the President and should not be more than thirty days after 6

August 21, 2017 7:19 AM Uhuru lauds Kidero for ‘good sportsmanship’ in Nairobi contest

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended Evans Kidero for exhibiting a democratic spirit as he handed over command to new Governor Mike Sonko at Uhuru Park. The Head of State indicated that this is a show of mature politics and love for the nation which all leaders should emulate. He described the move by Kidero 6

August 21, 2017 7:19 AM Governor Sonko vows to fight City cartels as he outlines agenda for Nairobi

NAIROBI, KENYA: Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Monday promised to deal with cartels that have denied the city revenue to finance most of its operations. During a swearing in ceremony attended by President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President-elect William Ruto and outgoing Governor Evans Kidero, Sonko said it will not be business as usual as his administration 7

August 20, 2017 9:00 PM NASA cites 62 constituencies as having discrepancies

At least 27 counties had polling stations where vote rigging occurred, according to the Opposition's presidential election petition. And on Sunday, the petitioners, Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka, publicly notified the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), its chairman Wafula Chebukati and President Uhuru Kenyatta, who are the first 4

August 20, 2017 7:05 PM Wembley atmosphere inspired Chelsea in win vs. Tottenham

LONDON -- Antonio Conte revealed that his Chelsea players had been inspired by the prospect of playing at Wembley after Marcos Alonso struck late to stun Tottenham in their first Premier League home match at the national stadium. Chelsea went into the game as underdogs after losing to Burnley on the opening weekend and were without Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas 6

August 20, 2017 5:25 PM NASA raises concerns over death of second IEBC official

National Super Alliance (NASA) co-principal, Musalia Mudavadi, has raised the red flag over the death of a second Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) official one day after the commission’s ICT Director, Chris Msando, was laid to rest in his Lifunga Kobiero rural home in Ugenya, Siaya County. Speaking at Milimani Guest House after 7

August 20, 2017 4:53 PM Kitisuru residents call on Sonko to demolish illegal businesses in the area

Residents of Kitisuru estate are now calling upon the Governor-elect of Nairobi, Mike Mbuvi Sonko, to intervene swiftly and close a carwash and bar setup that has been allegedly set up in the area illegally. According to a letter sent to the office of the governor, Nairobi City County, the residents claim that the owners of the two businesses that have been erected 7

August 20, 2017 3:29 PM Mudavadi, Wetang’ula ready to lead Opposition in 2022 presidential elections

Amani National Congress (ANC) and Ford Kenya leaders say they are equal to the task of leading the opposition for the 2022 presidential elections. According to an MoU signed between the affiliate parties, ODM leader, Raila Odinga was expected to serve for one term and hand over the mantle to his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka of Wiper Democratic Movement 5