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 2018-01-19 07:47 

AP

Zimbabwe mourns Bennett, 'sharpest thorn' in Mugabe's side...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — He was called the "sharpest thorn" in Robert Mugabe's side. Zimbabwe is mourning Roy Bennett, a white founding member of the main opposition party who died Thursday in a hel......

 2018-01-19 07:47 

Fox News

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Zimbabwe mourns Bennett, 'sharpest thorn' in Mugabe's side...

He was called the sharpest thorn in Robert Mugabe's side....

 2018-01-19 07:44 

Euronews

Foreign lobbyists rush to register in shadow of Mueller probe...

WASHINGTON — The data firm whose work for Donald Trump's campaign attracted the interest of Robert Mueller's investigators recently filed paperwork showing it had helped...

 2018-01-19 07:44 

Reuters Africa

Steinhoff secures 60 mln euros lifeline for European operations...

Retailer Steinhoff's South African lenders have backed a move to prop up its troubled European operations with liquidity from healthier South African subsidiaries as the group scrambles to close a funding gap....

 2018-01-19 07:42 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russian Court Refuses To Hear Navalny's Election Complaint...

Russia's Constitutional Court has refused to review a complaint from opposition leader and Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny about election laws used by authorities to ban his candidacy in Russia's March presidential vote....

 2018-01-19 07:41 

Reuters Africa

Nigeria lawmakers look into recovering $21 bln revenues from oil groups...

Nigerian lawmakers ordered an investigation on Thursday into whether the government could recover $21 billion in revenues from international oil companies....

 2018-01-19 07:40 

Washington Post

Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6...

Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and their teacher....

 2018-01-19 07:37 

Fox News

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Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6...

Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and their teacher....

 2018-01-19 07:37 

The Times of India

Putin takes Epiphany's icy plunge with pilgrims...

Surrounded by Orthodox priests and glittering religious icons, and with the temperature hovering around minus 5 degrees C, Putin lowered himself into the freezing waters of Lake Seliger some 350 kilometres (220 miles) northwest of Moscow....

 2018-01-19 07:30 

Al Jazeera

'We will fight': 9/11 families renew bid to sue Saudi...

Victims' relatives try to prove Saudi involvement in first hearing after Congress removed aspects of sovereign immunity....

 2018-01-19 07:29 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Seven Injured In Ax Attack At Russian School...

A teenage student at a school in southeastern Siberia has attacked a group of younger students with an axe, injuring at least six other people before trying to kill himself....

 2018-01-19 07:28 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett killed in U.S. helicopter crash...

Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, officials and his political party said on Thursday....

 2018-01-19 07:27 

Washington Post

Vietnam postpones China concert that falls on takeover date...

Vietnamese officials say a Friday night concert to mark the anniversary of Chinese and Vietnamese diplomatic relations has been postponed because of an unexpected electrical issue....

 2018-01-19 07:24 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe ruling party fires 11 Mugabe allies from parliament...

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has fired from parliament 11 allies of former leader Robert Mugabe, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa continues a purge of officials that publicly supported his old boss and wife Grace....

 2018-01-19 07:24 

Fox News

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Vietnam postpones China concert that falls on takeover date...

Vietnamese officials say a Friday night concert to mark the anniversary of Chinese and Vietnamese diplomatic relations has been postponed because of an unexpected electrical issue....

 2018-01-19 07:24 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's NUM union says branch leader at Lonmin unit shot dead...

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Friday that its branch chairman at Eastern Platinum Mine, a unit of Lonmin, was shot by unknown assailants and subsequently died in hospital....

 2018-01-19 07:24 

Euronews

New Zealand PM announces pregnancy...

The popular Jacinda Ardern found out she was pregnant just days before taking office. She plans to take just six weeks of maternity leave when the baby arrives in June, saying that she had to acknowledge that her job was different from other roles....

 2018-01-19 07:23 

Reuters Africa

Nigeria sues JP Morgan for $875 mln over Malabu oilfield deal...

Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011 oilfield deal to a company controlled by the country's former oil minister....

 2018-01-19 07:17 

Deutsche Welle

Germany begins cleanup following deadly storm Friederike...

Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm....

 2018-01-19 07:09 

CBC

U.S. Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown...

A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan staredown over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported....

 2018-01-19 07:06 

News24

15 hurt as car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach, Rio...

A motorist who says he lost control of his car drove into the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, injuring at least 15 people....

 2018-01-19 07:01 

Washington Post

Report: Authorities amputate hand of convicted thief in Iran...

A semi-official news agency is reporting that authorities in Iran have amputated the hand of a convicted thief in a prison in the country's northeast....

 2018-01-19 06:59 

Fox News

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Report: Authorities amputate hand of convicted thief in Iran...

A semi-official news agency is reporting that authorities in Iran have amputated the hand of a convicted thief in a prison in the country's northeast....

 2018-01-19 06:47 

Reuters Africa

Russia's Constitutional Court rejects Putin critic Navalny's election complaint - RIA...

Russia's Constitutional Court has refused to review a complaint from opposition leader Alexei Navalny over a ban on him running in a March presidential election citing legal problems with it, the RIA news agency reported on Friday....

 2018-01-19 06:46 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

New Zealand prime minister says she's pregnant, due in June...

New Zealand's prime minister has announced she is expecting her first child in June....

 2018-01-19 06:46 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon...

After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that indigenous leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosyst...

 2018-01-19 06:46 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches...

In Chile, Pope Francis was greeted with protests, threats and the burning of at least 11 churches _ hostility unheard of for a papal visit in modern times....

 2018-01-19 06:45 

Fox News

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Australian prostitute convicted for infecting man with HIV...

An Australian jury on Friday convicted a transgender prostitute of causing grievous bodily harm by knowingly infecting a client with HIV....

 2018-01-19 06:44 

Reuters Africa

North Korea may hold military parade on eve of Olympics, analysts say...

North Korea may be preparing to hold a military parade on the eve of next month's winter Olympics in South Korea, analysts and diplomats say, even as the two countries have sought to mend ties....

 2018-01-19 06:35 

Washington Post

Australian prostitute convicted for infecting man with HIV...

An Australian jury has convicted a transgender prostitute of causing grievous bodily harm by knowingly infecting a client with HIV....

 2018-01-19 06:30 

Euronews

Watch: fishermen jump ship moments before boat smash...

The footage shows the trio dive into the water seconds before their craft is mowed down by a bigger boat....

 2018-01-19 06:24 

Washington Post

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families...

The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children....

 2018-01-19 06:18 

AP

New Zealand prime minister says she's pregnant, due in June...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June....

 2018-01-19 06:10 

AP

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families...

BEIJING (AP) — The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children....

 2018-01-19 06:09 

Euronews

White House asks Supreme Court to rule on DACA...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to let the government go ahead with its plan to end a program...

 2018-01-19 06:06 

News24

Prime Mum-ister: New Zealand PM says she's having a baby...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced she is expecting her first baby, and is set to become the country's first leader to give birth while in office....

 2018-01-19 06:03 

Euronews

California abusers 'should not face trial by media'...

Bail has been set at $12 million for the California parents who have pleaded...

 2018-01-19 06:00 

Fox News

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'Harry Potter' first edition worth $55,000 stolen in book heist...

Two men robbed a book store in England of valuable titles last week, including a rare first edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" reportedly worth $55,000....

 2018-01-19 05:59 

CBS News

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Analysis: Pence's Middle East trip meant to highlight evangelical roots...
 2018-01-19 05:52 

Washington Post

Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir...

Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day....

 2018-01-19 05:52 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Mexican Presidential Front-Runner Dismisses Charges He's Backed By Kremlin...

The leftist front-runner in Mexico's presidential election is making light of allegations by his opponents and a top U.S. official that his campaign may have backing from the Kremlin....

 2018-01-19 05:49 

AP

Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages ......

 2018-01-19 05:49 

Fox News

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Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir...

Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day....

 2018-01-19 05:49 

Euronews

Government shutdown drama grows as Senate vote on spending bill stalls...

WASHINGTON — House Republicans overcame a major obstacle late Thursday when the most conservative wing of the conference announced its support for the short-term spending...

 2018-01-19 05:47 

News24

Nine dead as huge storms batter Europe...

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond, snapping air and train links and leaving at least nine people - including two firefighters - dead....

 2018-01-19 05:46 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soon...

A volcanologist says seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption is imminent....

 2018-01-19 05:32 

Sky News

Blood test for cancer 'promising' after trial...

The medical holy grail of a blood test for cancer has moved a step closer after a US trial of a new technique detected eight different kinds of tumour....

 2018-01-19 05:21 

Reuters Africa

China says sunken Iranian tanker may be leaking bunker fuel...

Bunker fuel may now be leaking from the Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea last Sunday, China's State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said, underlining fears for contamination from the world's worst oil ship disaster in decades....

 2018-01-19 05:14 

Washington Post

In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches...

As he does during every papal visit, Pope Francis produced plenty of surprises in Chile: He married a couple during a flight, stopped his motorcade to help a fallen police officer and wept with victims of sex abuse by priests....

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