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Zimbabwe parliament speaker claims Mugabe has resigned

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Placed under military house arrest amid fears he was positioning his wife to succeed him, and facing impeachment , he at first stunned the country by remaining defiant in a national address. The military says new developments include "contact" between Mugabe and his possible successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa . As the Speaker read out a letter from Mugabe, lawmakers broke out in thunderous applause and cheers.In the streets outside, crowds erupted in rapturous celebrations, dancing and cheering ... Read More »

Lebanon's Hariri holds talks with Egypt President Sisi in Cairo

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Saudi Arabia , Hariri's long-time political patron, is Iran's arch-foe in the region. PM Netanyahu meets French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. The resignation sparked a political crisis in Lebanon and put it on the front line of a regional power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Read More »

Trump defends Roy Moore: 'He totally denies it'

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But White House counselor Kellyanne Conway suggested the administration was backing Moore this week, and Trump hit a similar tone on Tuesday while speaking to reporters outside the White House. "And look, you have to look at him also". The campaign arm for Senate Republicans and the Republican National Committee have also severed ties with Moore. Read More »

Kobach: Trump failed 'big test' on immigration with Haiti

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The unusually long lead time will give Haitians now under protection an opportunity to seek some other kind of legal status if they qualify - or to make arrangements to leave. And once they're gone, they're Haiti's problem again. The Trump administration says it will end the temporary status that shelters almost 60,000 Haitians from deportation, saying the island nation has sufficiently recovered from devastating disasters to take its citizens back. Read More »

Ban on LGBTI events is to 'maintain public order', say Turkish authorities

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ILGA-Europe are calling on the authorities in Ankara to rescind this disgraceful ban, and instead devote their energy to protecting the right to freedom of assembly and association of civil society groups. It was subsequently banned by the Istanbul Governor's Office in 2016 and 2017, citing security reasons and "public sensitivities". Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923, and was also legalised in the Ottoman Empire from the mid-19th century. Read More »

Trump Tagged again DPRK as Terrorist Country

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Some members of Congress had been pushing for years for North Korea to be put back on the list, but others questioned whether the reclusive regime met the criteria of actively sponsoring global terrorism. "The regime has made numerous lethal incursions in South Korea , attempted to assassinate senior leaders, attacked South Korean ships and tortured Otto Warmbier, ultimately leading to that fine young man's death", Trump said. Read More »

Arab League leaders slam Iran amid regional tensions

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Bahrain's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, said the Iranian-backed Hezbollah is "Iran's biggest arm in the region at the moment" and is in "total control" of Lebanon. He even went on saying that missile which was sacked by Houthis towards Riyadh was "Iranian made" and called is as an "unacceptable Iranian message". Read More »

Japan offers aid to Bangladesh to alleviate Rohingya refugee crisis

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More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine for neighbouring Bangladesh since late August, when the military launched what it called "clearance operations" in response to insurgent attacks. "As their biggest neighbour, China has stood up, which could deepen its relations with Bangladesh and Myanmar", he said. She said the government is feeding 160 million people of the country and they will share their food with the Rohingyas, if needed. Read More »

At least 15 killed in Morocco food stampede

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The crush occurred as humanitarian aid was being delivered near the tourist town in Morocco, local media reported Sunday. An investigation is under way to determine the circumstances of the incident, officials said. "The local authorities on the spot were overwhelmed". The king will pay for the hospitalization of the injured and burials of the dead, the statement said. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi to take over as Congress president before Gujarat Elections

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The Congress working committee is scheduled to meet on Monday and is likely to approve the schedule for the party president's election, as per media reports. "If only one nomination is filed, it will be announced on date of withdrawal of nominations that he is the president since there is no other nomination", Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi told reporters on Saturday. Read More »

Police officer shot and killed near Pittsburgh

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Holt should be considered armed and risky, police said. A $43,500 reward is being offered for information leading to Holt's arrest. Authorities are seeking a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer.Pennsylvania state police have issued an arrest warrant for 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt. Read More »

US Senator Al Franken accused of sexual harassment

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Al Franken, D-Minn., after a woman came forward to accuse Franken of groping her in 2006. Short said "there's a little short-term memory here". Tynes said the action was "the best birthday present ever", and said the resolution was the first of its kind by a Republican group in Alabama since the Moore allegations surfaced last week. Read More »

Mumbai ex-model alleges husband forcing her to convert to Islam

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Rashmi also claims that her husband thrashed before she approached the police and after filing an FIR, the cops took the complainant to a hospital where she's now undergoing treatment. "My husband brainwashed my son and is not allowing me to even touch him". She alleged that her life is in danger as her husband had tried to poison her earlier. Read More »

Ed Sheeran woos audience in Mumbai concert

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Choreographer/filmmaker Farah Khan threw a big do at her residence, where Shah Rukh Khan , Neha Dhupia, Shahid Kapoor , Malaika Arora Khan, Bhumi Pednekar and more came to welcome the singer. Ed Sheeran's concert is a part of the Asian leg of his world tour and some of the songs that Ed Sheeran's fans can expect tonight - Eraser, Perfect, Hearts Don't Break Around Here, New Man, Dive , and of course his hits - Galway Girl and Shape of You . Read More »

How A General Can Reject A Nuclear Strike Order From The President

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Trump ordered a strike he considered unlawful. Last month, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Bob Corker, accused the president of setting the USA "on a path to World War Three". And from there the news outlet reports, the order "would go to the men and women who would turn the launch keys". "You could go to jail for the rest of your life", Hyten said. Read More »

Yukon teacher accused of second-degree rape, child porn possession

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Day was incarcerated at the Canadian County Jail and bond was set for $85,000. Day was charge with rape in the second degree, possession of child pornography and soliciting sex from a minor using technology. Day's attorneys could not be immediately reached. According to authorities, Day cooperated and admitted to the allegations. Simeroth proceeded to state there were was nothing to propose such an occurrence would happen when the area experienced the employing procedure with Day. Read More »

Sasikala's nephew Dinakaran attacks Modi, Jaitley over IT raid on Poes Garden

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He also lashed out at the present Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisami and his deputy O Panneerselvam accusing them of going to any extent so as to safeguard their positions. The sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran called the raids a political move. "We (Tamil Nadu government) have no role in it", he said. He said the ministers are supporting the raid because they are afraid that the IT officials would raid their houses too. Read More »

Israeli minister reveals covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid Iran concerns

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Eisenkot added that "Under U.S. President Donald Trump there is an opportunity to form a new worldwide alliance in the region". "We are ready to exchange experience with the moderate Arab countries and exchange intelligence information to face Iran ", Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot said in an interview with Saudi news website Elaph , AFP reported. Read More »

Barcelona: Luis Suarez ends goal drought as Barca beat Leganes 3-0

Valverde said: "The result was misleading and excessive because Leganes made it hard for us and had a great game, while there were times when we weren't brilliant". Ter Stegen smothered Amrabat to deny Leganes again soon after and the difference of luck could be summed up when Pique deflected Szymanowski's cross goalwards, but straight into his goalkeeper's hands. Read More »

Trump dares 'loser' Clinton to run again

The president tweeted: "Give it another try in three years", in an apparent attempt to bait Clinton to run for president again. Trump has repeatedly denied his campaign colluded with Russian Federation and has questioned the USA intelligence community assessment that Russian Federation worked to interfere in the presidential election to defeat Clinton and to help Trump. Read More »

Trump silent on sexual scandals until it's a Democrat

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Leeann Tweeden , a former model, was on a USO tour with Franken in 2006, before he was a senator, when the incident occurred. She also provided a photo that showed a smiling Franken reaching to grab her breasts while she was asleep on a plane. Read More »

FIRST TO ALERT: Rain moves in for the weekend. Latest timing here

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Winds could gust as high as 40 miles per hour and temperatures will fall from the mid 50s to near 50 during the day. A colder day is ahead for New Mexico as the Fall-Feel has finally returned. We will be partly sunny and seasonable with mornings in the mid 40s and afternoon highs in the lower 60s (as long as the track doesn't shift farther north). Read More »

Saudi Arabia, Egypt using Rafah crossing to pressure us

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In October, the Fatah-backed Palestinian government and rival Hamas reached a political reconciliation agreement after two days of Egyptian-sponsored talks in Cairo , almost a month after Hamas handed administrative powers in Gaza to Fatah and agreed to hold general elections in order to end the decade-long rift between the two groups. Read More »

Democratic Senator Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned

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Capitol. When asked by The New York Times if Clinton, who stayed in office after his relationship with the former intern was revealed, should have resigned, Gillibrand said "yes". Over 20 yrs you took the Clintons' endorsements, money, and seat. "Interesting strategy for 2020 primaries", his tweet continued. Which brings us to what this means for Bill Clinton . Read More »