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Global News Zimbabwe Parliament Speaker Says Mugabe Has Resigned
Author: 0 Zimbabwe Parliament Speaker Says Mugabe Has Resigned

Some people held posters of Zimbabwean army chief General Constantino Chiwenga and former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa , whose sacking this month triggered the military takeover that forced Mugabe to resign. Zimbabwe's members of parliament celebrate after Robert Mugabe's resignation. "I have suffered a lot at the hands of Mugabe's government", she said, showing her hand with a missing finger that she said was lost in violence during a presidential run-off election between Mr Mugabe and ...

Global News What Does Net Neutrality Rollback Mean For You?
Author: 0 What Does Net Neutrality Rollback Mean For You?

The FCC will vote on the plan to repeal net neutrality on December 14, and with Republicans controlling three out of the commission's five seats, the vote is expected to pass. While Pai suggested he has heard from many consumers in support of ending net neutrality, polling suggests the majority of Americans support President Barack Obama's regulations.

Global News Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing
Author: 0 Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

Mubi is located in the northeastern region of Adamawa, which lies next to neighboring Borno states, where the jihadi group Boko Haram is based. Given the seriousness of the injuries, the death toll was expected to rise, he said. The group held land around the size of Belgium in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states until early 2015 but was forced out by Nigeria's army and troops from neighbouring countries.

Global News Putin to speak with Trump after Assad
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Mr Putin had spoken with the leaders of Iran and Turkey to "assure them that Russian Federation will work with Syrian leadership to prepare the groundwork for possible understandings" that could be reached on Wednesday to "make sure" that agreements will be "viable", said Dmitry Peskov, Mr Putin's spokesman.

Global News Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

The president added that "we don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat". Asked by reporters Tuesday whether or not Franken should resign, Trump equivocated but did try to talk about a broader cultural moment of women feeling emboldened to come forward with accusations of various types of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual assault - even as he declined to say he believes the women who have made allegations against Moore.

Global News Up to 35 hurt in explosions at cosmetics factory
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The Democrat says the personnel and other resources dispatched Monday to New Windsor in Orange County include homeland security staffers, state police, and environmental conservation enforcement officers and health department technicians. A Verla International site in New Windsor, NY. Among the more than 30 people injured, 15 were Verla employees. A second explosion was heard around 40 minutes after the first.

Global News North Korea can not abandon nuclear programme, ambassador says
Author: 0 North Korea can not abandon nuclear programme, ambassador says

Song and Choe also talked about relations between their parties and countries, the department said. "Under Choe's command, the Organisation and Guidance Department is undertaking an inspection of the military politburo for the first time in 20 years, taking issue with their impure attitude toward the party leadership", said lawmaker Kim Byung-kee after the NIS briefing, quoted in Reuters .

Global News Ad encourages GOP senator to vote no on tax bill
Author: 0 Ad encourages GOP senator to vote no on tax bill

Trump praised the House passage of a tax bill last week and said he said he was "very hopeful" that the Senate would also approve a version. "The House tax bill, far from being pro-business, would kill over half of new wind farms planned in the USA and undermine one of the country's fastest growing jobs", AWEA chief executive Tom Kiernan and called on Congress to act immediately in conference to drop the House provisions on the PTC and ITC.

Global News Turkish capital bans LGBTQ cinema, exhibitions
Author: 0 Turkish capital bans LGBTQ cinema, exhibitions

According to the BBC , the new ban was in direct response to a German-language gay film festival, Pink Life QueerFest, that had been scheduled to take place in Ankara and was sponsored by the German Embassy. Being homosexual in Turkey is not illegal and the country has several registered LGBT organisations, however campaigners claim there is still widespread discrimination against the LGBT community.

Global News Tuition refunds offered to students as Ontario college strike ends
Author: 0 Tuition refunds offered to students as Ontario college strike ends

Approximately 500,000 students have been out of class across the provinde since the strike by 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians began October 15. The fund would compensate students who suffered financial problems because of the stoppage. Lambton College student Jade Flay is helping organize a class-action lawsuit against Ontario's colleges.

Global News Pride Center of Vt holds vigil on Transgender Day of Remembrance
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This is an important year to acknowledge and participate in TDOR, in light of the record number of transgender people killed in the United States this year alone. Monday, the 20th of November, marks Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual observance that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

Global News Argentina analysing sounds in search for missing submarine
Author: 0 Argentina analysing sounds in search for missing submarine

However, it would not be unusual for storms to cause delays, Balbi said. The first rescue system - the submarine rescue chamber and an underwater, remotely operated vehicle - was flown from Miramar to Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina, where it's expected to arrive Sunday.

Global News Turkeys arrive in Washington for White House pardon
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Two Minnesota turkeys look to be enjoying their Washington, D.C. visit ahead of their planned pardon by President Trump. The White House says the first family will also donate two packaged turkeys to the charity Martha's Table in Washington.

Global News Mugabe ignores deadline to quit, ruling party calls meeting
Author: 0 Mugabe ignores deadline to quit, ruling party calls meeting

He says the ruling party needs the backing of the MDC opposition group to have enough votes in Parliament but "they are supporting us". However, the party may not have the numbers in Parliament to impeach the sitting president. Tawanda Majoni, the National Co-ordinator for the Information for Development Trust believes this was a calculated step towards the removal of Mugabe by the military command element that must be understood in the correct context: to give the removal of Mugabe an ...

Global News Japan offers aid to Bangladesh to alleviate Rohingya refugee crisis
Author: 0 Japan offers aid to Bangladesh to alleviate Rohingya refugee crisis

However, in the past three months there has been a Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh after the Myanmar military began an operation against Rohingya militants who attacked 30 security posts and an army base in Rakhine on August. "The internal conflict and humanitarian crisis in northern Rakhine State could affect development finance and investor sentiment, although direct economic impact appears to have been largely localized", the IMF's Myanmar mission chief, Shanaka Peiris, told reporters in the ...

Global News Chris Johnson takes shot at Bruce Arians' play-calling after getting cut
Author: 0 Chris Johnson takes shot at Bruce Arians' play-calling after getting cut

Arians said he trusted Peterson to get the first down and "felt really good about" calling a run play in that situation, instead of a quarterback sneak or punting. His first two touchdowns came off short fields, but he led the Cardinals on a six-play, 51-yard touchdown drive late in the third quarter after Houston had taken the lead, capping that drive with a 28-yard TD pass to tight end Ricky Seals-Jones.

Global News Priya Ranjan Das Munshi passes away
Author: 0 Priya Ranjan Das Munshi passes away

He is survived by wife Deepa Das Munshi and son Priyadeep. The seventy-two-year-old Dasmunsi had suffered a brain stroke in 2008 and was admitted to AIIMS. "He did notable work to popularize football in India", Modi tweeted. Sonia expressed solidarity with the leader's family, particularly his wife Deepa Dasmunsi, and supporters.

Global News Alibaba buys stake in Sun Art Retail from Ruentex
Author: 0 Alibaba buys stake in Sun Art Retail from Ruentex

Sun Art operates the RT-Mart and Auchan hypermarket chains in China , with a footprint of 446 stores in 224 cities, according to its website. The move is a part of Alibaba's plan to mark its presence felt in the traditional retail market.

Global News Demi Lovato Attends American Music Awards with History-Making Danica Roem
Author: 0 Demi Lovato Attends American Music Awards with History-Making Danica Roem

Demi Lovato's special guest at the American Music Awards was none other than newly-elected Virginia lawmaker Danica Roem, the first openly transgender lawmaker to be elected in the United States. "Her story is inspiring and I was proud to have her next to me before the performance for #sorrynotsorry which is an unapologetic anthem to all haters out there".

Global News Small plane crashes near Clearwater Airpark
Author: 0 Small plane crashes near Clearwater Airpark

They caught the shocking sight on their auto dashcam and saw the plane fly dangerously low on the highway and crash on the road a few minutes later. The plane passes over the vehicle and avoids traffic before plummeting onto the road and nearby trees.

Global News Saudi FM Denies Ties With Israel
Author: 0 Saudi FM Denies Ties With Israel

Saudi Arabia has accused Tehran of involvement in the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh this month by Yemen's Iran-allied rebels. Jubeir said the Arab Peace Initiative would normalize relations between Israel and Arab states. The Saudis said the missile was Iranian-made and declared the attack an act of war by the Iranians. 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.

Global News Border Patrol Agent Killed On Texas - Mexico Border
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Agent Rogelio Martinez was patrolling in western Texas when he was struck in the head by an object, according to the Associated Press. The Republican senator said in a statement Sunday that 36-year-old Agent Rogelio Martinez died as a result of the attack earlier that day near Van Horn, which is about 30 miles from the Mexico border and 110 miles southeast of El Paso.

Global News 'F--- Trump' truck sticker now has companion targeting sheriff
Author: 0 'F--- Trump' truck sticker now has companion targeting sheriff

She was released on a $1,500 bond. Nehls posted a photo of the back of a white pickup truck with a tinted back window and a large sticker that reads, "F*** Trump, and f*** you for voting for him". State Rep. Ron Reynolds and Fonseca will be holding a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to discuss the injustice against Fonseca at the Fort Bend County Justice Center.

Global News China's envoy pays respects at mausoleum of late N. Korean leaders
Author: 0 China's envoy pays respects at mausoleum of late N. Korean leaders

He gave Choe a gift for Kim Jong-un, reported the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) Saturday. As nuclear tensions have soared, Xi has pushed for negotiations and a "dual track approach" in which the United States would freeze its military drills in the region while North Korea halts its weapons programmes.

Global News USA marine arrested following fatal Okinawa truck crash
Author: 0 USA marine arrested following fatal Okinawa truck crash

Marine Pvt. First Class Nicholas James-McLean was driving a truck when it collided with another vehicle at 5:25 a.m.in Okinawa's capital of Naha, killing the other driver - a 61-year-old local man identified as Jun Tamanaha, the Naha police department told CNN.

Global News 7.3 magnitude quake hits east of New Caledonia
Author: 0 7.3 magnitude quake hits east of New Caledonia

A powerful natural disaster measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern coast of Australia, on Monday, triggering Tsunami alert. A powerful magnitude 7 quake near the French territory of New Caledonia in the South Pacific has triggered a tsunami warning.

Global News Gerry Adams bids farewell to Sinn Fein
Author: 0 Gerry Adams bids farewell to Sinn Fein

Adams, who will be 70 next year, will have served a remarkable 35 years as president. I have complete confidence in the leaders we have elected this weekend and in the next generation of leaders. A new Sinn Fein leader will also take over responsibility for rescuing power-sharing devolved government in Northern Ireland and avoid a return to full direct rule from London for the first time in decade.

Global News Police hunt for killer of rookie police officer in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Police hunt for killer of rookie police officer in Pennsylvania

In a Facebook post, Pennsylvania's police department offered their condolences to the fallen officer. Reports said he had been with the local police departement for less than a year. Limani would not discuss other details of the case, including the reason for the traffic stop, saying it could compromise the ongoing investigation.

Global News Harvey Weinstein had 'hitlist' of 91 Hollywood figures aware of sex allegations
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein had 'hitlist' of 91 Hollywood figures aware of sex allegations

The original version of the list included 85 names, with six others added at a later date. The Observer says it obtained access to the list, which contains the names of nearly 100 actors, publicists, producers, and former Weinstein Co. Another name on the list is Zelda Perkins, a London-based production assistant for Miramax who resigned in 1998 after, she says, enduring years of sexual harassment by her boss.

Global News President Trump Present The List of Potential Supreme Court Judges
Author: 0 President Trump Present The List of Potential Supreme Court Judges

But the bench is now full, making Friday's release peculiar. "The president is refreshing his list", White House counsel Donald McGahn told an enthusiastic crowd at the Federalist Society convention at the Mayflower Hotel. Kavanaugh worked as a law clerk for Kennedy early in his career. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch gave a nod to the late Antonin Scalia during a speech Thursday night, crediting the jurist for bringing originalist and textualism to the High Court, according to reports.

Global News Some 15 Killed in Stampede While Receiving Humanitarian Aid in Morocco
Author: 0 Some 15 Killed in Stampede While Receiving Humanitarian Aid in Morocco

A hospital source put the death toll at 18, adding that most victims were women who had been scrambling for food handed out by a rich man in the small coastal town of Sidi Boulaalam. An investigation was opened to determine the causes of the incident, the source said, adding that the interior ministry has opened an administrative enquiry.

Global News Top general says he would resist
Author: 0 Top general says he would resist "illegal" nuke order from Trump

John Hyten, who is the commander of US Strategic Command, shared what would happen if he were ordered to launch a nuclear strike. President Trump has not publicly commented on General Hyten's remarks. In response to a question about an "illegal" nuclear launch, Reuters reported , Hyten responded "I think some people think we're stupid". In his capacity as STRATCOM commander, Hyten oversees the USA strategic nuclear triad, consisting of long-range bombers, land-based intercontinental and ...

Global News Potential Replacements for Jim Mora at UCLA, Including Chip Kelly, Lane Kiffin
Author: 0 Potential Replacements for Jim Mora at UCLA, Including Chip Kelly, Lane Kiffin

With Mora officially out in Los Angeles, UCLA offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch will be serving as the Bruins interim head coach for the remainder of the 2017-18 campaign. It was the third straight loss to USC for now 5-6 UCLA. Mora's successor will be charged with a few goals: keeping pace with USC and leading the Bruins to their first Pac-12 championship since 1998.

Global News Arab League leaders slam Iran amid regional tensions
Author: 0 Arab League leaders slam Iran amid regional tensions

Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of supplying Yemeni Houthi with short-range ballistic missiles, one of which was intercepted by the Saudi Air Force in midair over northern Riyadh on November 4, in a claim described by Tehran as "contrary to reality".

Global News Congress will start process to make Rahul Gandhi chief on Monday
Author: 0 Congress will start process to make Rahul Gandhi chief on Monday

He also came down heavily on Gandhi for his incessant criticism of demonetisation and GST ."During his Gujarat visits in the past month, Rahul has been resorting to lies". NDTV reported that the Congress' central election authority suggested keeping 1 December as the last date for filing nominations. "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 ...

Global News Kim Jong-un's missile sub plans revealed in images
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The images of Sinpo South Shipyard released on Thursday by 38 North, a project by the U.S. -Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies that specializes in North Korea analysis, suggested there were signs of movement and parts in the area since the start of the year.

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