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At least 3 killed in Zimbabwe post-election violence

Some local and global independent newspapers put the number of deaths at three amid reports of skirmishes between the police, members of the Zimbabwe national army and other security agents in the capital, Harare. A protester gestures toward police...

Paul Manafort trial: prosecutors seek to paint picture of luxe lifestyle

Manafort spent $1.26 million on clothes at two high-end fashion shops, prosecutors showed. Zehnle said Manafort trusted others to keep track of the millions of dollars he was earning from his Ukrainian political work. Manafort actively conferred ...

Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles

Around 500 officials from the United Nations Command (UNC), the United States and South Korea attended a formal repatriation ceremony at the airbase Wednesday. The complex has a single, guarded entrance and features high-rise residential towers a...

Facebook reveals new covert efforts to sway 2018 midterm elections

Facebook has discovered a coordinated attempt to influence the political landscape in the USA ahead of the midterm elections. It's not clear what exactly would have happened if the pages weren't deleted beforehand, but we know what happened when ...

Trump insists 'collusion is not a crime'

Where associates of the president used to declare no collusion ever happened, some are now saying simply that collusion isn't a crime. The former NY mayor and federal prosecutor echoed a sentiment he expressed earlier in the day on " Fox and Frie...

Blueprints for 3D-printed guns could be available this week

Eight Democratic attorneys general filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to block the federal government's settlement with the company that makes the plans available online. That prospect has startled gun control advocates, who say it could worsen the e...

North Korea reportedly building new ballistic missiles

USA spy agencies say new satellite images indicate that North Korea is making missiles at the same factory that produced the country's first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States. The DPAA has what it calls family ...

No charges against Minneapolis officers in black man's death

Blevins under those circumstances was authorized", said Freeman, adding that officers fired 14 shots and hit Blevins four times . The announcement came by news release after Mr Freeman was shouted down at a news conference by community members where...

European Union observer mission says Zimbabwe election falls short of credibility test

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party won the most seats in parliament, official results showed Wednesday, with partial results due to later Wednesday in the key presidential race. MDC Alliance's Tendai Biti said there was a clear attempt by Zanu-PF to int...

Manafort earned $60M from Ukrainian consulting work, prosecutors say

Mueller was not present in the courtroom Tuesday. Court papers allege that he "generated tens of millions of dollars in income" from his work in Ukraine and "engaged in a scheme to hide income from United States authorities". "We do not dispute t...

Nine states are suing the Trump administration to stop 3D-printed guns

Days later, the U.S. State Department demanded Defense Distributed's founder, Cody Wilson , take down the designs, arguing he had violated federal export laws by making the designs accessible in other countries without a license. Attorney General Ma...

Trump Holds Florida Rally

You go out and you want to buy anything you need ID, you need a picture", Trump said at a rally Tuesday night in Florida. Trump's rally speech in Tampa contained many elements familiar to his political events. "I live a lot of time in Florida",...

Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration

Trump has gotten some wall money from Congress , and likely will get more , though the total is short of the $25 billion he has requested. Jonathan White of the U.S. "I think it'd be bad politics for the Republican Party to shut the government d...

North Korea possibly constructing new intercontinental ballistic missiles

Based on this and other evidence, USA officials reportedly believe that work is underway on at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled ICBMs at the factory. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Vincent K. Brooks said during the repatriation ceremony. The gov...

Trump says he's willing to meet Iran's president 'anytime'

After a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House on Monday, the USA president expressed his willingness to reopen negotiations with Iran in an unusually soft tone. President Donald Trump's offer of dialogue with Te...

New indicators show North Korea potentially working on missiles, Washington Post reports

What do the latest reports say? North Korea has carried out a total of six nuclear tests, the most recent of which took place in September past year. Some European intelligence officials do not believe that the Kangson site is used for uran...

USA must return to nuclear deal for talks: Iranian adviser

It was a ridiculous deal. There was some hope and a lot of scepticism in Iran on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump offered talks, with the country's leaders refraining from a quick response. But if Trump were to pursue diplomacy with Iran's...

Five children, one adult die in US hotel fire: sheriff

The victims are believed to have died from smoke inhalation, pending autopsies that were scheduled for Saturday, the South Bend Tribune reported . Kiarre Curtis, 26, and her five children aged from two to 10 likely succumbed to smoke inhalation,...

SUPREME SHOWDOWN: Sen. Rand Paul Vows to SUPPORT Trump's Court Pick

Schumer, who has pledged to oppose the nomination "with everything I have", acknowledged the difference of opinion on the nomination in the letter , but said Bush should still support a full view of Kavanaugh's records. "I am very concerned about ...

US Warns Against IMF Bailout for Pakistan That Aids China

Imran Khan will be sworn in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister before the country's independence day on August 14, his party has announced as it is trying to reach out to smaller parties and independents to form the next government. "We all look for...

Mueller says Manafort earned more than $60M as consultant in Ukraine

It's a significant milestone for the probe, which began exactly two years ago as an Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Investigators have since looked into possible...

Shark returned to San Antonio aquarium after video shows brazen theft

The suspects staked out the pool for more than an hour to wait for this opportunity. The 16-inch-long horn shark was stolen from our tide pool exhibit while the attendant was assisting other guests. You can see the surveillance video below. The...

MDC Alliance has won Zim elections, says Chamisa

The next ruler will have to administer an economy in meltdown after two decades of misrule and corruption under Mugabe , who the ruling party forced to resign in November, and a broke Treasury that's unable to service its loans or take out new ones....

Court rules Grace Mugabe’s diplomatic immunity ‘unconstitutional’

Grace allegedly assaulted Engels with an extension cord at a Sandton hotel on August 13 2017, leading to Engels suffering facial and mental scars. However, she was granted diplomatic immunity by South Africa's former Minister of International R...

Ferguson Sues to Stop Spread of 3D-printed Gun Design Plans

People can use the blueprints to manufacture a plastic gun using a 3D printer. Left unchecked, Americans would be able to download a wide range of actual, working guns, including AR-15s, and 3D print their own guns - without serial numbers and withou...

Number of people ordered to flee California fires hits 15K

Firefighters also faced hard weather on Sunday with hot and dry conditions offering no relief to the efforts to contain the fire. Anna Noland, 49, was evacuated twice in three days before learning through video footage that her house had burned.

Mattis: U.S. Not Pursuing Regime Change In Iran

Asked whether the Trump administration had created a regime change or collapse policy, Mattis said: " There's none that's been instituted ". As the tensions simmered, an Australian media report appeared to suggest military action was imminent, sa...

‘Very positive signals after US-Taliban talks

Taliban militants say they have held their first direct talks with a U.S. official about future peace negotiations aimed at ending America's longest war. The US has failed to end the group's militancy since it attacked Afghanistan 17 years ago. Du...

Trump's right: The economy is doing well and he deserves some credit

Soybean exports exploded in the first quarter, as customers in several countries scrambled to snatch up supplies before new foreign taxes on USA soybeans went into effect, part of a broad retaliation against Trump's tariffs on a range of foreign pr...

Saudi Oil Tankers Attacked in Red Sea, Oil Exports Halted

The Trump Administration is trying to make a novel security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab states, Egypt and Jordan to confront military expansion of Iran in the middle east region, the USA and Arab officials have said. Saudi-backed Yeme...

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Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...