• Zimbabwe election: MDC's Chamisa mounts legal challenge against result
Zimbabwe election: MDC's Chamisa mounts legal challenge against result

The Constitutional Court, which can declare a new victor or order a fresh election, must rule within 14 days of an election petition. The electoral commission declared the Zanu-PF's Emmerson Mnangagwa had 50.8% of votes against the MDC Alliance's Nelson Chamisa's 44.3%.

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  • Visualizing The Size Of California's Largest-Ever Fire
Visualizing The Size Of California's Largest-Ever Fire

Clark was arrested late Tuesday on two counts of felony arson, one count of felony threat to terrorise and one count of misdemeanour resisting arrest, said Susan Schroeder, spokeswoman for the Orange County district attorney's office. After nearly a month of wildfires, the National Weather Service warned that satellite images showed "widespread s...

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  • Argentina's Senate rejects proposed bill to legalize abortion
Argentina's Senate rejects proposed bill to legalize abortion

The bill went to the Senate after being approved with 129 votes in the lower chamber of Congress on June 14, after legislators heard 770 experts and activists during five months. A small number of disturbances were reported with some pro-abortion campaigners starting fires and throwing stones at police. Meanwhile, at the city's Metropolitan C...

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  • Police Brace for 'Unite the Right' Sequel, Trying to Expect the Unexpected
Police Brace for 'Unite the Right' Sequel, Trying to Expect the Unexpected

This time, supporters plan to gather in a much more high-profile setting: Lafayette Square park, directly across the street from the White House. Rally supporters and counter-protesters screamed, shouted, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles, and unleashed chemical sprays on each other that weekend in Charlottesville.

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  • Russian Federation accuses U.S. of waging 'ECONOMIC WAR' and vows to take revenge
Russian Federation accuses U.S. of waging 'ECONOMIC WAR' and vows to take revenge

Claiming that the substance used in the attack had been a Novichok-class nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, London rushed to accuse Russian Federation of being involved in the incident. The U.S. State Department on Wednesday invoked the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 to impose new sanctions a...

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  • Israel launches scores of airstrikes as Gaza fire persists
Israel launches scores of airstrikes as Gaza fire persists

The Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, claimed responsibility for the rocket attacks, which came after two of its fighters were killed Tuesday by Israeli strikes inside Gaza . The exchange of fire came amid attempts by Egypt and the United Nations to broker a five-year ceasefire between Israel and the militant group Hamas, Turkey's ...

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  • North Korea foreign minister visits Iran
North Korea foreign minister visits Iran

In a blistering criticism of the leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, the four-star United States general in charge of USA military of operations in the Middle East said Qasem Soleimani is behind much of Iran's destabilizing activities in the region.

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  • Stephen Colbert's Alex Jones Parody Has Fallen on Hard Times
Stephen Colbert's Alex Jones Parody Has Fallen on Hard Times

Alex Jones from Infowars .com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, U.S. "When users violate these policies repeatedly, like our policies against hate speech and harassment or our terms prohibiting circumvention of our enforcement measures, we ter...

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  • Saudi-Canada conflict: Riyadh sells assets, orders patients out
Saudi-Canada conflict: Riyadh sells assets, orders patients out

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed no signs of ceding to Saudi Arabia Wednesday, saying the federal government has, and will continue to "speak strongly and clearly in private and in public on questions of human rights". The dispute between Riyadh and Ottawa started after Canada's Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, called for the release of...

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  • GOP Rep. Chris Collins Hit With Insider Trading Charges
GOP Rep. Chris Collins Hit With Insider Trading Charges

Collins, a congressman representing New York's 27th District - which includes parts of Buffalo and Rochester - convinced his chief of staff and several colleagues in the House to buy into Innate Immunotherapeutics, before the company's stock crashed after its only drug failed a clinical trial.

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  • Manafort's lawyers press witness about his own lies, affair, embezzlement
Manafort's lawyers press witness about his own lies, affair, embezzlement

Gates also admitted in the Eastern District of Virginia courtroom to an extramarital affair 10 years ago and keeping an apartment in London, saying he falsified hundreds of thousands of dollars in expense reports because "I was living beyond my means".

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  • Tamil screenwriter and politician M. Karunanidhi passes away at 94
Tamil screenwriter and politician M. Karunanidhi passes away at 94

Abirami Ramanathan and Rohini Pannerselvam, who are members of the Theatre's Association have cancelled all the shows of evening and night across the state. Both were Karunanidhi's bitter foes in politics. Tamil Nadu DGP ordered all police officers to report on duty immediately. In 2007, his remarks over Lord Rama in conection with Ramsetu bridge...

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  • Largest wildfire in California history
Largest wildfire in California history

It was unclear what caused the blaze, but the fire was one of more than a dozen burning amid record-setting heat waves in the drought-stricken state, according to Cal Fire. Another large fire that is still now uncontained, the Carr Fire , is climbing the list at number 12. It's the largest of eight major wildfires burning out of control across C...

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  • Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada in Tweet
Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada in Tweet

The former head of the Human Rights Commission in Saudi Arabia, Dr Hadi Bin Al Yami, said that the Canadian government's actions violate diplomatic norms governing state relations. According to Thompson Rivers University figures, there are 2,839 global students enrolled, nine per cent of which - 256 - are from Saudi Arabia, which makes up the thir...

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  • Once-eased USA economic sanctions against Iran back in effect
Once-eased USA economic sanctions against Iran back in effect

The European Investment Bank (EIB) would risk its business model if it invested in Iran, because of the sanctions the USA reinstated after its withdrawal from the nuclear deal, the president of the EIB told the press on Wednesday (18 July).

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  • Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its own over 'interference'
Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its own over 'interference'

The Saudi Foreign Ministry cited remarks last week by Freeland and the Canadian embassy in Riyadh, criticizing the arrests of women's rights activists including Samar Badawi. Amnesty International has said Badawi, the sister of jailed blogger Raif Badawi , was recently detained along with Nassima al-Sada, another prominent female activist.

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  • Week One Of Manafort's Trial: Lavish Lifestyle And Falsified Documents
Week One Of Manafort's Trial: Lavish Lifestyle And Falsified Documents

A second trial is scheduled for September in the District of Columbia. And they are expected to hear later from Manafort's bookkeeper. A witness from a landscape company talked about flower-lined tennis courts at Manafort's property in the Hamptons on Long Island, N.Y.

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  • Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election
Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Olentangy Orange High School in Lewis Center, Ohio, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. But despite state GOP efforts to avoid referring to Trump, when all is said and done it is still the Party of Trump - and, on a historical basis, the Party of John Rowland, Lowell Weicker, and Jodi Rell.

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  • Bolton Says 'No US Government Involvement' in Maduro Assassination Attempt
Bolton Says 'No US Government Involvement' in Maduro Assassination Attempt

Venezuelan officials say drones armed with explosives detonated while Maduro was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television. Trump's adviser, John Bolton , says he can state "unequivocally" that "there was no US government involvement in this at all". Late on Saturday, an anonymous group known as "Flannel Sold...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Hits Hurdle On Road To Supreme Court
Brett Kavanaugh Hits Hurdle On Road To Supreme Court

Many Democratic senators have refused to meet with Judge Kavanaugh until nearly a million pages of documents related to his time working for the Bush administration are released. "I have told my caucus that I'm waiting, and I think majority are following me", Schumer told The New York Times last month. Hoeven's office said he'll meet with Kava...

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  • Large reward offered for information on missing University of Iowa student
Large reward offered for information on missing University of Iowa student

Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, went missing after going out for a jog on July 18, 2018. Tibbetts' parents are adamant that their daughter is still alive, and have started raising money to fund a reward for her safe return home.

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  • Zimbabwe opposition leader Chamisa says won presidential election
Zimbabwe opposition leader Chamisa says won presidential election

The deployment of soldiers and clashes with protesters set back President Emmerson Mnangagwa's efforts to shed Zimbabwe's pariah status after decades of repression under Robert Mugabe , who was ousted in a coup in November. China, Zimbabwe's main worldwide ally, said it hoped all sides would put the country's interests first following a "general...

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  • Dead, Including City Firefighter, as Carr Fire Explodes Overnight in Redding Area
Dead, Including City Firefighter, as Carr Fire Explodes Overnight in Redding Area

The mechanical failure of a vehicle is believed to have ignited the blaze on Monday, fire officials said. No other details were provided. The fire burned over the operator and his equipment, making him the second bulldozer operator killed in a California blaze in less than two weeks.

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  • White House addresses Trump-Putin transcript issue, says it was not 'malicious'
White House addresses Trump-Putin transcript issue, says it was not 'malicious'

President Donald Trump's top national security aides sought to fend off accusations the president is too soft on Russia by declaring Wednesday that the US will never recognize the annexation of Crimea and by postponing a second proposed summit between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation joins hunt for missing University of Iowa student
Federal Bureau of Investigation joins hunt for missing University of Iowa student

However, ABC News reported that investigators were now following other leads. He said Tibbetts stayed at his house alone and watched his dogs. Wednesday, July 185-5:30 p.m. They say the last person she was in contact with was her boyfriend on Wednesday night. Tibbetts is also special and selfless, Calderwood said. "She likes to go whenever the ...

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  • Iranian President Warns Trump Not To 'Play With The Lion's Tail'
Iranian President Warns Trump Not To 'Play With The Lion's Tail'

On Sunday, Mr Pompeo was strongly critical of Iran , calling its religious leaders "hypocritical holy men" who amassed vast sums of wealth while allowing their people to suffer. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the administration's tough stance. It would be an "obvious mistake" to negotiate with the United States as Washington...

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  • Turkey moves U.S. pastor to house arrest from prison
Turkey moves U.S. pastor to house arrest from prison

Arrested after the failed Turkish coup attempt in 2016, Brunson was charged with supposed ties to the Kurdistan Workers Party and USA -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen , whom Turkey believes inspired much of the turbulence. "This can not be allowed to continue", he continued. Turkish requests for his arrest and extradition have not been grant...

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  • Cohen Tapes Erase Attorney-Client Privilege, 'Indication of a Fraud'
Cohen Tapes Erase Attorney-Client Privilege, 'Indication of a Fraud'

The government seized at last 12 audio tapes from Cohen, Trump's former longtime lawyer, a court filing on Monday revealed . So sad! Is this a first, never heard of it before? "When Mr. If Trump made the alleged payments with his own funds, and made the payments strictly for personal, not campaign reasons, he could be legally in the clear.

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  • Trump steps up pressure, but Iran says it’s ‘unimpressed’
Trump steps up pressure, but Iran says it’s ‘unimpressed’

In an interview with IRNA , Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi said the USA bullying approach will take them nowhere. Trump's bellicose, all-caps challenge late Sunday to President Hassan Rouhani followed a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he accused Iran's leadership of massive corruption and widespread rights abuses and urged...

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  • Lavrov to discuss bilateral relations, regional situation during visit to Israel
Lavrov to discuss bilateral relations, regional situation during visit to Israel

Smoke following the explosions in Syria is seen from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights near the Israeli Syrian border, July 19, 2018. "During today's phone talk Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu continued exchanging views on the situation in the Middle East, with an emphasis on the Syrian settlement", the state...

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  • Trump Threatens Iran's Leader in All-Caps Tweet
Trump Threatens Iran's Leader in All-Caps Tweet

European nations and others are now struggling to keep the nuclear accord alive and maintain economic ties with Iran. Rouhani also said that a peace with Tehran is like "the mother of all peace". "Both America and Iran have threatened one another in different ways for several years", shrugged Mohsen Taheri, a 58-year-old publisher. The strait ...

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  • Florida man shot and killed over parking space
Florida man shot and killed over parking space

Workman never hired a lawyer. Drejka then pulled out his handgun and shot his assailant, who then wheeled away, clutching his chest. Shevrin Jones, a black Democratic state lawmaker, tweeted Sunday that McGlockton's death "should give a clear sign that Florida need (s) to take a look and make changes to Stand Your Ground ".

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  • Table Rock Lake tragedy | Duck boat recovered from the lake
Table Rock Lake tragedy | Duck boat recovered from the lake

The boat sank during a sudden storm Thursday at Table Rock Lake in the tourism town. The boat reached the surface about half an hour later after being pulled from about 80 feet of water. Fellow survivor, Talyssa Mann, a 19-year-old from Carlsbad, New Mexico, said Coleman's statement about life jackets was correct. "I said, 'Lord, please, I've got...

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  • Jordan to transfer Syria White Helmets to UK, Canada, Germany
Jordan to transfer Syria White Helmets to UK, Canada, Germany

The relatives of the fallen soldiers were invited to visit Syria by President Bashar Assad. But Syria's government and its ally Russian Federation have accused the group of links to jihadist groups. Islamic State (IS) and other militant groups have also been involved in the fighting but have mainly been driven from their strongholds. The stat...

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  • Sunken Russian warship with gold worth $130B found after 113 years
Sunken Russian warship with gold worth $130B found after 113 years

The release was accompanied by photos and video of a wreck, including a section that appeared to show the ship's name. "However, the upper deck of the wooden hull is nearly untouched". Some academics have cast doubt on past reports that the ship is laden with treasure. The survivors made it to shore, where they were taken prisoner by a Japanese lan...

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