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Emmerson Mnangagwa: Will he be different from Mugabe?

“This is the beginning of a new unfolding democracy in our country,” Emmerson Mnangagwa told his supporters at his first public address since returning to Zimbabwe. But is it? For five decades, Mr Mnangagwa was former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s protégé, comrade, and right-hand man. He was at his side during the fight against white minority rule, and during the post-liberation government. He is also said to have been behind ... Read More »

Protest, false gunfire reports close Alabama mall early ahead of Black Friday

An Alabama mall was forced to close early Thursday night after a fight broke out and someone apparently setting off fireworks touched off a panic, reports CBS affiliate WIAT. Shoppers seeking to get a jump start on Black Friday deals at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover had their trips cut short as a result of the two incidents, the station reports. Hoover police officer Brian Hale told WIAT police responded ... Read More »

Black Friday Drama: Amazon workers go on strike in Italy and Germany

Over 500 employees are carrying out their first ever strike at Amazon’s warehouse in Piacenza near Milan over pay. Piazcenza is Amazon’s main Italian hub, employing 4,000 people. Amazon said: “The vast majority of our employees in Italy and Germany came to work and remained focused on delivering the best customer experience.” It added: “We are proud of our record of job creation and are confident we will deliver for ... Read More »

Fund for helpful homeless man raises more than $275,000

A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than $275,000. The GoFundMe campaign was started by Bordentown, New Jersey, resident Kate McClure this month after she was stuck along Interstate 95 and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. bought her some gas with his last $20. McClure says she didn’t have money to pay ... Read More »

Cat hair helps nab woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Texas gov.

A Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs to President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott that prosecutors say could have maimed or killed the two leaders. Court documents filed in district court in Houston last week show Julia Poff was indicted earlier this month on six counts for allegedly mailing the bombs in October 2016, including mailing injurious articles and transporting explosives with the intent to kill ... Read More »

F-TRUMP: Couple at odds with Fort Bend County sheriff over anti-Trump sticker

A viral photo spreading across social media prompted Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls to hold a press conference Wednesday afternoon. The controversial sign in question reads, “F (expletive) Trump and f (expletive) you for voting for him.” “I have received numerous calls regarding the offensive display on this truck as it is often seen along FM 359,” Nehls wrote on Facebook. “If you know who owns this truck or ... Read More »

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe ‘confined to his home’ as military seizes control

Zimbabwe’s military apparently seized control of the southern African nation overnight, deploying tanks to the capital, taking control of the state-run broadcaster and confining longtime leader Robert Mugabe to his residence. An established Zimbabwean journalist, who spoke to ABC News on condition of anonymity, said there is an increased military presence in Harare, with tanks stationed on the outskirts of the city center. The streets were quiet early Wednesday, but ... Read More »

Gunman goes on shooting spree in Northern California

A gunman carrying a semi-automatic weapon and two handguns opened fire at multiple locations across a small Northern California community on Tuesday, killing four people before he was slain by police. At least 10 other people were wounded, including two children at an elementary school near the small town of Corning, about 100 miles (160 km) north of Sacramento, where the suspect was slain, according to police and local media. ... Read More »

Former Bodyguard Says Russian Offered To Send Women To Trump’s Moscow Hotel Room: Report

The existence of the famed Russian “pee tape” may remain shrouded in mystery, but a former bodyguard for President Donald Trump reportedly has confirmed Trump was given the opportunity to host five women in his Moscow hotel room in 2013. Former director of Oval Office relations Keith Schiller relayed the account in an interview with Congress this week, three sources present for the questioning told NBC News. Before the 2013 ... Read More »

President Donald Trump is not welcome to speak before Parliament – UK House Speaker

A top-ranking British lawmaker said President Donald Trump is not welcome to speak before Parliament. On Thursday, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow doubled down on his view that Trump should not be allowed to address lawmakers in the historic Westminster Hall during an official visit to the United Kingdom. Trump has still not earned the right and does not deserve the honor, Bercow reportedly said at a ... Read More »

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