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Mugabe talks with South African diplomats in Harare

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The EFF accused the DA of being hypocritical‚ because some of its members are politicians from the apartheid era. Many DA adults are beneficiaries of inhuman forced removals of black people that occurred under apartheid and colonial times. Read More »

Three LeT terrorists from Pakistan killed in north Kashmir encounter

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SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) - At least three militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed Tuesday in a fierce gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said. When the security forces began shooting at the militants, the terrorists also opened fire at the forces. The identity of slain militants was being ascertained. Read More »

Huge gas line fire burning in MI

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Please only call for true emergencies at this time until the 911 lines are restored. The fire raged in the area of Brown and Joslyn roads in Orion Township just north of Auburn Hills. A large fire ignited Monday night after a gas main exploded in a Detroit suburb. Police said fire personnel were ordering evacuations as a result of the fire. Read More »

Zimbabwe: Social Media Reacts To Robert Mugabe's Speech

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He says the ruling party needs the backing of the MDC opposition group to have enough votes in Parliament but "they are supporting us". "He knows the law is on his side, that the constitution is on his side and that the king pins of this process want to do it constitutionally, and that means it's going to take quite some time", Dr Mutangi said. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11, Day 50 written updates: Hina Khan nominated again

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So, four contestants were put in the safe zone, and one by one, for 6 times, one of them had to switch places with someone from the unsafe zone. Thus, this time a different method was chosen for nominations. Hina tells Sapna that she is surprised with Hiten's game plan and clever move. Bandgi, too, questions Sapna why she promised two people. Here are the highlights from yesterday's nomination special episode: The house of Bigg Boss 11 has its own twists. Read More »

UGA's Roquan Smith a Butkus Award finalist

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The Butkus Award will be announced on or before December 6. He is also one of just three FBS linebackers who have returned two interceptions for touchdowns this season. The other finalists are Devin Bush of Michigan, Tremaine Edmunds of Virginia Tech T.J. Edwards of Wisconsin and Roquan Smith of Georgia. A Crimson Tide or Irish linebacker has won the Butkus Award four of the last five seasons. Read More »

Chinese special envoy yet to meet with Kim Jong

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Lu added that South Korea's recent approval of the import of mineral water from the North for religious use was also a welcome development. There has been no mention of any meeting between Song and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) is ready to "steadily develop traditional friendly relations" with North Korea, said Beijing's top envoy who is on a visit to Pyongyang. Read More »

Trump reverses decision on elephant trophy imports

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The Club is a trophy-hunting organization that lashed out the news media and "anti-hunters" for swaying the Trump Administration to lift the trophy ban."The fight for freedom to hunt is far from over", said Paul Babaz, the Club President said in a statement to the Times. Read More »

Calif. Dem leader won't seek re-election amid sexual misconduct allegations

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The two-term lawmaker from Los Angeles is the first political casualty since sexual harassment allegations became a hot-button topic in the capital last month. "The decision to deny constituents the representation of their elected official can be a hard one, but make no mistake: If the investigation affirms the allegations, I will move to immediately expel Mr. Read More »

President Trump shutting down his charitable foundation

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According to the IRS documents, the Trump Foundation had $970,000 in assets as of the end of 2016. According to the foundation's 2016 Internal Revenue Service filing that was filed this month, the foundation "announced its intent to dissolve". Read More »

Melania Trump takes custody of White House Christmas tree

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As part of the welcoming ceremony, a traditional horse-drawn carriage pulled the massive tree up to the White House doors. The family who donated this year's Balsam Fir has donated the Blue Room tree twice before. Standing before a 19-foot Balsam fir tree from Wisconsin, Melania wore a red turtleneck, black trousers and a blue and red plaid coat as she approved the tree given to the Trump family by longtime growers Jim and Diane Chapman. Read More »

Off-Duty Officer Rafael Souza Shoots Gunmen While Holding Baby

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Sgt. Rafael Souza went to buy medicine with his wife and young son late Saturday afternoon when two armed, hooded men stormed the business outside Sao Paulo, Britain's Independent newspaper reported, citing a Brazilian radio station. You can watch the CCTV footage below. "Sgt Souza, of the 49th Metropolitan Battalion, said that the suspect meant to shoot him so he reacted". After the altercation, the off-duty cop handed over his baby to his wife who took shelter in an aisle behind a shelf. Read More »

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protection for Haitians

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The Trump Administration is considering ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for tens of thousands of Haitians, Salvadorans and Hondurans. The Haitian government had asked the Trump administration to extend the protected status. In particular, a devastating cholera epidemic, brought to Haiti by United Nations troops involved in the relief effort, has left 800,000 sickened and thousands dead, and tens of thousands are expected to fall ill this year. Read More »

Padmavati row: CBFC rejects application to expedite certification process

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He said that a memorial of the queen Padmavati would be constructed at a site in Bhopal, where a memorial for the countrys courageous soldiers has been proposed. It had nothing to do with the protests on the roads. Several journalists were shown the film on Friday and Saturday. Joshi said the board asks for 68 days for the certification process of a film so that they have enough time if a situation like " Padmavati " comes up. Read More »

Britain pulls out of race for ICJ judge seat

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There have been calls in Indian media for the country to leave the Commonwealth if the United Kingdom exploited its position as one of the five permanent members of the security council to defend its weakened position. There has also been resentment of the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, and his undiplomatic put-downs of other countries. The world court, which is based at The Hague, hears disputes over sovereignty and global borders from all over the globe. Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Made Reporters Tell Her What They're Thankful For

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Sanders first shared what she is thankful for before turning to the press pool for questions. For some reason, most reporters played along. Also jumping on the train to Constitutionville was Bloomberg White House correspondent Margaret Talev, who said that she was "thankful for the First Amendment" but also for the opportunity to partake in the gratefulness "exercise". Read More »

IL announces Butkus statue, future Missouri games

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Barring any unforseen changes to the agreement, IL and Missouri will each host two games between 2026 and 2029 with the home site alternating each season. Missouri and IL have met 24 times in football, with the Illini holding a 17-7 series advantage. The most recent meeting came in 2010, a 23-13 Mizzou win in St. Read More »

10 hilarious reactions to Robert Mugabe's speech

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Tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of the capital Saturday to demand that Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, step aside after overseeing the once-prosperous country's economic collapse. The firing of Mnangagwa was seen as a move to empower Mugabe's wife, Grace, as political candidate and future president, an action widely rejected. Read More »

New York Times suspends White House correspondent

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In the article, Vox's Laura McGann , the site's editorial director who worked with Thrush when the two were at Politico , wrote about a personal incident five years ago in which Thrush allegedly started kissing her at a bar and later spread rumors that she had come onto him instead. Read More »

USA hits Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan under new strategy

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The Americans have led for the first time of the air raids against laboratories of heroin production in Afghanistan in order to attack the main source of income for the taliban, announced on Monday their military leader. Afghanistan is the world's top cultivator of the poppy, from which opium and heroin are produced. "The new authorities allow me to go after the revenue streams of the enemy", Nicholson said Monday. Read More »

Disneyland suspends sale of popular Southern California annual pass

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The Southern California Disneyland Passport is no longer available for sale on the resort's website . The Orange County Register reported Monday that the $469 pass will no longer be available for new customers, but those now with the pass or have had their pass recently expire will be given an option to renew. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for Denison girl

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Beyonce Carrasco was reported missing around 3:00am from her home in Denison. Her abductor is believed to be 13-year-old Rodolfo Penaflor Jr. She's 5-foot-2 and 85 pounds. Police are searching for a 2016 white Nissan Sentra with the tag EYB982. He has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information should call 911 or the Denison Police Department at 712-263-3195. Read More »

Developing: The bodies of two missing Atlanta men discovered in Macon County

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The body of his 30-year-old cousin Kendrick Stokes, who was a concert promoter, was discovered early Saturday morning about 3 miles away. Reeves and Stokes had been missing from Montgomery for about two weeks. "They were not far off of the road at all, " Brunson told AL.com. "It looks like somebody placed them there", the sheriff told the site. Stokes was also known as Skooly Kee Da Tooly. Read More »

HR McMaster Said Trump Has Intelligence of a 'Kindergartner'

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McMaster's allegedly dismissive comments are the latest suggestion that at least some of Trump's senior-most aides see their jobs as containing a president who isn't up to the task. "This story is just more fake news". President Trump and NSC Adviser H.R. McMaster board Air Force One on June 16, 2017. The general is also reported to have criticised other members of Mr Trump's administration, including secretary of defense James Mattis, former strategist Steve Bannon and Mr Trump's ... Read More »