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by | January 25, 2018 | 02:39

Mnangagwa took over as Zimbabwe's head of state after the ousting of long-time president Mugabe in November. Mnangagwa, 75, was one of Mugabe's closest allies in the ruling ZANU-PF party, and he is accused of playing a key role in Mugabe's authoritarian regime that left the economy in ruins.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:31

It happened at around 11:15 a.m. near Arbogast Road and Francisco Road in Union Township. Detective Sgt. Aaron Steensma was shot in the chest, and Trooper Daniel Thayer was shot in the chest and hand, state police confirmed in a news release .

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:25

When pressed on if he thinks that the president should be a moral authority for the U.S., Graham said, "I hope and pray that he will be a better moral authority in these next three years". Lemon said Trump's "fake news" claim is a "baseless and incendiary charge" and the president should be "aware that people are listening to you-some very unsafe people".

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:47

The contest is held at the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Rimah, Saudi Arabia , according to Reuters . The hump matters, too - its height, shape and placement. Twitter users were incredulous that camel beauty pageants (and cheaters) exist. Prize money of 213 million riyals (£4m) has been made available to those entering their animals into races which attract thousands of spectators.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:56

Netanyahu said that Merkel "repeated her commitment and said that she understands our concerns about the nuclear agreement". "I also expressed my appreciation for Chancellor Merkel's true commitment to Israel's security". "I will not take any decision in reaction to a decision", Macron - seated next to a smiling Netanyahu - said in an apparent reference to US President Donald Trump's December decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:19

Arthur Wagner, AfD's vice-president in the eastern Havelland district, declined to make a comment on his decision. Alternative for Germany (AfD), who entered the German parliament for the first time previous year, adopted policies that included banning minarets, the call to prayer and the full-face veil .

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:19

As the controversy swirled, he said he expected to be fired but refused to quit. Kawczynski came under fire after it was reported that he had called Islam the "scourge of Western civilization", wanted to keep Muslims out of the state and started New Albion , a white "separatist" group that promotes "traditional Western values", according to its website.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:07

No official timetable has been reported , but a statement provided to BuzzFeed said that Richards "plans to discuss 2018 and the next steps for Planned Parenthood's future" at next week's board meeting. Under Richards' leadership, Planned Parenthood pushed the myth that the 300,000+ abortions her company commits every year are only three percent of its services.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:03

The rampage left two students dead and another 14 wounded in the gunfire, the Kentucky State Police said . The suspect is being held in a secure juvenile facility. Police said a 15-year-old walked into the school and unleashed bullets in the busy atrium. The four students were injured while trying to escape the scene.

by | January 25, 2018 | 00:42

Detectives from the Gold Coast Criminal Investigation Branch with assistance from the Homicide Investigation Unit arrested the woman in connection to the suspected suspicious deaths of an 18-year-old woman and 26-year-old man. "These acts haven't been compassionate acts of a stressed mother at her end", he said. Both children are believed to have been severely disabled. Court documents show she allegedly dishonestly received an insurance payout of $567,863, a total permanent disability claim ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 00:25

Philip Hammond has said economic confidence in the United Kingdom is suffering because of Brexit . "So any chinks of light are potentially seen as more important than the repetition of the old phrases from the past year or so". In addition, the January CBI Industrial Trends Survey results, also due this morning, are expected to show firm momentum in the sector thanks to strong recovery in global trade.

by | January 24, 2018 | 22:39

He is entitled to a modest monthly stipend, likely to be in the low thousands of pounds, to cover his expenses as leader. Messages from the 25-year old model, actress and writer, leaked to the press, showed her saying Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle would "taint" the royal family, using the word negro and expressing white nationalist sentiments.

by | January 24, 2018 | 13:51

With 23 Grand Slam titles, Williams is one away from matching Margaret Court's career record, and could compete for that as soon as the French Open, which begins May 27. In any case, she'll take the courts in Asheville, N.C. alongside her sister and Vandeweghe as they face off against the Netherlands. The US won last year's Fed Cup, the country's record 18th title but first since 2000.

by | January 24, 2018 | 13:22

The siblings had not seen a doctor in years, and they had never seen a dentist. David and Louise Turpin with their identically-dressed children. "Then one day, just as she was turning 40 she called and told me that she and David were going to have a drink".

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:58

The pilotless aircraft fired two missiles at a compound of suspected militants in the Orazkai agency that lies close to Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Dawn News said. The Afghan Interior Ministry blamed the attack on the Haqqani network. The United States this month also suspended military assistance worth about $2 billion.

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:59

An global delegation advising Myanmar toured the Taung Pyo Letwe refugee camp outside the town of Maungdaw near the Bangladesh border. Also vital is the full implementation of the recommendations of the Rakhine Advisory Commission [a panel led by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan], including the call for peace and security for all communities in Myanmar's Rakhine state, inter-communal dialogue, freedom of movement, access to livelihoods and achieving solutions for the legal and ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 13:35

Additional details, including the precise number of Americans killed, were not immediately available. "We commend the swift and effective response of the Afghan security forces", she said. Afghanistan government also blamed the Haqqani militant group for the attack, putting Islamabad under more pressure. "We remain firmly committed to supporting Afghan efforts to achieve peace, security, and prosperity for their country".

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:44

According to Sports Illustrated's Greg Bishop , over the summer Brady and his wife, Gisele Bundchen, vacationed with former National Football League kicker Jay Feely, who was one of Brady's teammates at MI. We don't talk about it, but he does have concussions. Brady isn't slowing down, though, even at the age of 40. The vacation came after Brady led the Patriots to a historic comeback in Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons, scoring 25 unanswered points to force overtime ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:40

Last year, Venezuela witnessed its worst economic crisis when people protested in huge numbers against food shortage, hyperinflation and declining oil production. The opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable coalition now has two primary contenders: Henrique Capriles Radonski and Henry Ramos Allup. The EU said they "are involved in the non-respect of democratic principles or the rule of law as well as in the violation of human rights".

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:26

The seat had been with the BJP since the Jan Sangh days. Stating that the party in the past had declined to contest elections in other states, the Sena president said , "We then thought that if we contested on the Hindutva agenda in other states, we may end up dividing Hindutva votes..." Aaditya's promotion has been in the pipeline for long, and the party was awaiting a grand occasion to announce it, said sources.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:39

The search for the man curtailed some of the water delivery in the El Dorado Irrigation District , prompting calls for users to cut back on non-essential water use, such as dish washing and laundry. El Dorado Irrigation District spokesman Jesse Saich says the water is heavily treated before it flows to customers. Officials said they suspected Mayes could not have survived because of the length of exposure to water, the water temperature and the circumstances surrounding the incident.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:23

Tipperary looks like it's going to be hit with even more bad weather tonight, Tuesday - even though some Tipperary roads remain flooded from the last bad rains! Met Eireann has issued a status orange weather warning for the entire country, as Storm Georgina makes her way to the North West tonight.

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:03

Alicia Partida's three children attend Mountain View Christian Schools using Nevada Opportunity Scholarships, a tax-credit scholarship program that helps offset the cost of tuition at private schools for families living in poverty. Right now, there are 173 charter schools across the state. While those at the rally had connections to charter schools, their support is for all school choice options, including private schools, magnet schools, online learning and home schools.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:51

Afghanistan is the global leading producer of poppies, supplying about 80 percent of the world's opium. The U.S. also deployed MQ-9 Reaper drones to Afghanistan to provide "armed over-watch and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance of the battlefield" and HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters for personnel recovery, search and rescue.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:01

Asked at the daily United Nations briefing about the crossfire, Guterres' spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said: "We are obviously aware". India frequently accuses Pakistan of sending fighters across the LoC to launch attacks on its soldiers in Kashmir, which has been divided between the two nuclear-armed neighbours since partition in 1947.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:57

Earlier on Tuesday, Modi delivered the keynote speech at the plenary of the World Economic Forum, the first Indian Prime Minister to do so. Trudeau is expected to speak about gender equality and advancement of women in the workplaces.

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:06

One of the lava flows advanced almost 2 miles from the summit's crater. PHIVOLCS said it had also detected "two explosion-type earthquakes" as well as dozens of rockfalls and "lava fountaining episodes" in and around the crater on Monday.

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:15

In Hawaii, the state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations said its 2 percent unemployment rate comes on the heels of a revised rate of 2.1 percent for November. December employment data for area counties will be available Wednesday at noon. The construction industry remains one of the key drivers of job growth in the state , Gedney said.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:14

Duckworth said she is due in the spring. Ten members of Congress have given birth in office - but they all belonged to the chamber's House of Representatives. She focused on parenting while in the House of Representatives, too. "Parenthood isn't just a women's issue, it's an economic issue and an issue that affects all parents ― men and women alike", Duckworth said in her statement.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:54

The sixth round of contentious North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations resumed Tuesday in Montreal as hundreds of Canadian unionized workers marched through the city to demand improvements in the trade deal. Smith Ramos, speaking in French, told reporters in a hallway outside the negotiations. Even if Mexico does regain its pre-NAFTA power to tax U.S. pork by 20 percent, actually doing it means making its own citizens pay 20 percent more for pork, which doesn't seem like a ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:35

The below-quota rate goes down to 18 percent and 16 percent in the second and third years, respectively. Whirlpool Corp ., whose Clyde, Ohio, factory is the world's largest washing-machine plant, had sought heavy tariffs on all washers sold in the United States made either by Samsung Electronics Co .

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:58

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is quoted in favor of releasing the sources as well, comparing the Nunes memo to "any document which needs to be referenced or footnoted, and Democrats will attempt to dismiss Nunes' memo without documentation". She said the White House is willing to leave it up to the "reliable individuals" on the House Intelligence Committee. Republican lawmakers led by Nunes have sought to release of the memo, which reportedly contains allegations that the Federal Bureau of ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:01

Not only did the foreign secretary not have the opportunity to press for a specific sum to be deployed into the pressured health service, he was also reminded that he should not be discussing what is talked about in Cabinet meetings. "This isn't about the referendum - it's about delivering on the No 1 concern for the public and beating Corbyn". While Johnson's allies had been briefing that he would lead an ambush against the Prime Minister, it was May who introduced the topic and health ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:04

Israel has enthusiastically welcomed the vice president, with Netanyahu calling him a "dear friend" and praising what he described as the strongest ever ties between the two countries. Mr Pence told Israel's parliament, the Knesset, that Israel "can be confident" the USA will never compromise Israel's security. A new USA embassy in Jerusalem could take years to design and construct.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:16

To get on the ballot, the initiative needed 766,200 valid signatures. Florida is one of only three states that permanently ban all felons from voting even after they complete their sentences. The group estimates about 1.5 million ex-felons would have their voting rights restored if voters approve. Over 10,000 requests now sit in Scott's office, waiting for the seal of approval, but the governor and Bondi have been notoriously slow in restoring felon voting rights, only approving around ...