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Zimbabwe, facing new leader, wonders ‘Where is Mugabe?’

November 23, 2017 13:49 PM

ZIMBABWE, Nov 23: As Zimbabwe on Thursday prepared to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, after 37 years, attention turned to the fate of Robert Mugabe and the wife who just days ago was poised to succeed him.

Zimbabwe poised to swear in new president, Mnangagwa

November 22, 2017 17:39 PM

ZIMBABWE, Nov 22: Zimbabwe’s recently fired vice president was set to return on Wednesday to be sworn in as the country’s new leader after Robert Mugabe announced his stunning resignation during impeachment proceedings against him.

Impeachment proceedings to begin against Zimbabwe's President Mugabe

November 21, 2017 15:33 PM

Zimbabwe ruling party is set to begin impeachment proceeding to begin against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation’s “insatiable desire” for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said Tuesday, as impeachment proceedings were set to begin against the world’s oldest head of state.

Della Reese, of TV’s ‘Touched by an Angel,’ has died at 86

November 21, 2017 09:17 AM

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21: Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama “Touched by an Angel,” has died at age 86.

Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood director, actress

November 21, 2017 07:13 AM

NEW DELHI, Nov 21: A member of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film “Padmavati” rumored to depict a relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.

Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

November 20, 2017 15:53 PM

NAYPYITAW, Nov 20: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech Monday that comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims.

Truck and minibus collide head-on in Pakistan, killing 20

November 20, 2017 13:00 PM

ISLAMABAD, Nov 20:  A head-on collision between a mini-bus and a truck in southern Pakistan on Monday killed at least 20 people and left three others injured, police said.

List of winners at the 2017 American Music Awards

November 20, 2017 11:23 AM

A list of the winners at the 2017 American Music Awards, held Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Bruno Mars wins 7 at American Music Awards

November 20, 2017 11:18 AM

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Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

November 20, 2017 08:45 AM

VAN HORN, TEXAS,Nov 20: Authorities are searching Texas’ Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.

Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

November 19, 2017 16:21 PM

PARIS, Nov 19:  Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a crisis in Lebanon.

Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

November 19, 2017 12:31 PM

WASHINGTON, Nov 19: “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women.

Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community

November 19, 2017 12:13 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Nov 19: A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies.

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

November 19, 2017 08:58 AM

NEW YORK, Nov 19: Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ″Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64.

Zimbabwe calm as Mugabe is urged to go peacefully

November 16, 2017 16:41 PM

HARARE, Nov 16: Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country’s political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe’s decades-long rule.

Gunmen kill 19 in southwestern Pakistan

November 15, 2017 20:25 PM

QUETTA, Pakistan, Nov 15: Gunmen have shot and killed 15 men who were planning to cross into Iran on their way to Europe as well as a police official and three of his family members in separate attacks in southwestern Pakistan, officials said Wednesday.

Zimbabwe army has Mugabe, wife in custody, controls capital

November 15, 2017 16:46 PM

HARARE, Nov 15: Zimbabwe’s army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital’s streets following a night of unrest that included a military takeover of the state broadcaster.

Zimbabwe army says ‘this is not a takeover’ and Mugabe safe

November 15, 2017 09:47 AM

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Nov 15: In an extraordinary statement after taking over the state broadcaster amid a night of unrest, Zimbabwe’s army early Wednesday sought to reassure the country that “this is not a military takeover” and that although President Robert Mugabe was safe and sound, the military was targeting “criminals around him” who have sent the nation spinning into economic despair.

Space Delivery: Astronauts get ice cream, make-own pizzas

November 14, 2017 17:25 PM

FLORIDA, Nov 14: Astronauts got a mouth-watering haul with Tuesday’s Earth-to-space delivery — pizza and ice cream.

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

November 14, 2017 11:19 AM

CHICAGO, Nov 14 — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two decades, according to data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Why the rates went up isn’t known.