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People Grace Mugabe Faces Arrest?
Author: 0 Grace Mugabe Faces Arrest?

But that immunity was overturned by a South African court this year after Ms Engels challenged the decision. Police spokesman Vishnu Naidoo said it related to an alleged attack in an upmarket Johannesburg neighbourhood past year. South African advocacy group Afriforum, which represented Engels, has dismissed Mrs Mugabe's denial as a lie. Engels posted pictures on social media which showed bruising to her forehead.

People Device explosion smashes windows at Greece’s SKAI TV; no injuries
Author: 0 Device explosion smashes windows at Greece’s SKAI TV; no injuries

Monday. SKAI is one of Greece's biggest TV stations and part of a media group which includes a radio station and is affiliated with Greece's major daily newspaper, Kathimerini. Dozens of police investigators are collecting evidence from the scene, much of which remained cordoned off. Journalists presenting SKAI's morning show were broadcasting live outside the building.

People A white Christmas? Met Éireann meteorologist shares weather prediction for December 25
Author: 0 A white Christmas? Met Éireann meteorologist shares weather prediction for December 25

Another mild day across the region with temperatures climbing into them middle and upper 40s in the metro, with 50s not too far away! Mostly sunny Tuesday with highs in the lower 40s. Once again, we'll have to watch for some patchy ice were there has been a bit of snow melt as some refreezing occurs. Temperatures will look similarly seasonable for the holidays.

People NRA 'disappointed' by bump stock ban
Author: 0 NRA 'disappointed' by bump stock ban

Fully automatic machine guns are strictly controlled in the U.S. It is illegal under federal law for a private citizen to own a machine gun that was manufactured after 1986. The department received almost 190,000 comments on its proposal for the regulation. The National Rifle Association, the powerful gun lobby, did not mount any major campaign to counter a bump stock ban.

People Trump describes his former longtime personal lawyer as a ‘rat’
Author: 0 Trump describes his former longtime personal lawyer as a ‘rat’

When Cohen pleaded guilty to a charge from Mueller's office last month, he said he lied about Trump's knowledge of the proposed Moscow project. In his short stint as Trump's legal defense attorney, his embarrassing habits have not just been a spectacle - they've seemed to raise serious legal problems for the president.

People Trump signs memo establishing US Space Command, separate from desired Space Force
Author: 0 Trump signs memo establishing US Space Command, separate from desired Space Force

America's military operations in space are now back under a single unified command, as the Trump administration revived the once-retired U.S. Space Command on Tuesday. Space Command, is unknown. The Space Command previously existed as a combatant command from 1985 to 2002, but it was folded into the U.S. Strategic Command when the Northern Command was created - due to what was then a requirement to have no more than 10 unified combatant commands.

People Mexico Border Wall Funding: US Heading Towards Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Mexico Border Wall Funding: US Heading Towards Government Shutdown

ET today. The White House and Democratic congressional leaders are at an impasse over negotiations to avoid a partial shutdown of the USA government at the end of the week, with both sides unwilling to budge from their positions on President Donald Trump's proposed border wall .

People US exempts Yemen mother from visa ban to see dying son
Author: 0 US exempts Yemen mother from visa ban to see dying son

Swileh's husband, Ali Hassan, is a U.S. citizen and resident of Stockton in the USA state of California. Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC. Doctors have indicated the child may not be able to survive on life support much longer. Hassan's lawyer Saad Sweilem said the family's plight showcased the "most dehumanizing" effects of the travel ban .

People Yemen’s hard-won ceasefire at risk after clashes, air strikes in Hodeida
Author: 0 Yemen’s hard-won ceasefire at risk after clashes, air strikes in Hodeida

Clashes erupted between government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen's coastal city of Al-Hudaydah on Sunday despite a UN-brokered ceasefire, according to a military source and local residents. The UN, and officials on both sides, are downplaying that however, saying that the official ceasefire deal has been put off a few days and will be implemented on midnight Tuesday night .

People Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut down
Author: 0 Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut down

Under the terms, the Trump Foundation can only dissolve under judicial supervision - and it can only distribute its remaining charitable assets to reputable organizations approved by my office. The suit claimed that up to $3m in such funds boosted Trump's campaign. His then campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, wrote in an email included in the lawsuit: "Is there any way we can make some disbursements.

People Baby Found On Balbriggan Beach Named
Author: 0 Baby Found On Balbriggan Beach Named

It hasn't yet been established how long the remains were on the beach, but foul play has been ruled out. Speaking at a press conference this morning, investigating officers have also renewed their appeal for the mother of the child to come forward.

People Thomas Markle Seeks Reconciliation With Daughter, Meghan
Author: 0 Thomas Markle Seeks Reconciliation With Daughter, Meghan

Meghan Markle is never alone as a member of the royal family , but insiders say the former actress is feeling more isolated than ever before. Commentators online reacted to Mr. But he said he thinks Meghan, who is pregnant, will make a "great mum". Meghan, 37 , has apparently raised an issue with Harry, 34, killing "defenceless animals", The Sun reports .

People Chicago police officers chasing suspects are struck, killed by train
Author: 0 Chicago police officers chasing suspects are struck, killed by train

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the two officers investigated the area, then pursued the suspects by foot, and that's when their tragic end happened. Two other Chicago officers besides Marmolejo and Gary were killed in the line of duty this year. Last month, Chicago Police Officer Samuel Jimenez was fatally shot during a confrontation with an active shooter at Mercy Hospital.

People Robert Mueller Targeted by Russian Trolls — WashPost
Author: 0 Robert Mueller Targeted by Russian Trolls — WashPost

Russia's sweeping political disinformation campaign on USA social media was more far-reaching than originally thought, with troll farms working to discourage black voters and "blur the lines between reality and fiction" to help elect Donald Trump in 2016, according to reports released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee.

People Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs with theft, fraud in 1MDB scandal
Author: 0 Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs with theft, fraud in 1MDB scandal

The US$600m Goldman earned from the bond issues dwarfed what banks typically make from government deals. Malaysia has brought criminal charges against Goldman Sachs for allegedly paying bribes and colluding in the theft of billions of dollars in a scheme said to have been masterminded by the country's previous prime minister.

People Brexit: MPs set off vote of no confidence in PM Might
Author: 0 Brexit: MPs set off vote of no confidence in PM Might

Ms May scraped through an internal Conservative party confidence vote in her leadership last week, but more than 100 of her own MPs voted against her. But Mr Corbyn responded: "The prime minister has failed to renegotiate her deal, failed to get any meaningful reassurances". Will be sharing political and legal assurances that we need.

People Erdogan vows to ‘remove’ Kurd militia east of Euphrates
Author: 0 Erdogan vows to ‘remove’ Kurd militia east of Euphrates

Erdogan did not detail when US President Donald Trump responded positively to his near-daily pleas with Washington for an assault on Rojava where American soldiers keep bases and airstrips. However, American support for the armed group strained relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. The possible anti-terror operation, which Turkey's leadership has been suggesting for months, follows two cross-border Turkish operations into Syria - Operation Euphrates Shield in ...

People USA airstrikes wipe out dozens of al-Shabaab militants in Somalia
Author: 0 USA airstrikes wipe out dozens of al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

The US state department, in its most recent report on terrorism , described Somalia as a "terrorist safe haven" and said al-Shabab remained a threat, despite suffering setbacks. Al-Shabab, which is allied with al-Qaida and is working to implement Shariah law in Somalia, has long used the Gandarshe region to launch attacks against its enemies.

People Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Author: 0 Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Wickremesinghe's supporters took to streets to celebrate after he took oath at the Presidential Secretariat for the record fifth time. Premadasa said that the President was "misled by some groups who were against the unity Government" and this resulted in the President removing Wickremesinghe.

People HUAWEI WOES: China summons United States envoy over 'inhumane' detention
Author: 0 HUAWEI WOES: China summons United States envoy over 'inhumane' detention

Although it is not clear whether there is a link between Meng's case and Kovrig's detention, the timing of his disappearance will no doubt complicate the standoff over the Huawei case. You stand in contact with the Chinese authorities about the Case. The truce was meant to buy time for more substantive talks over USA allegations that China steals US technology and forces American companies to hand over trade secrets in exchange for access to the Chinese market.

People James Comey says House Republicans are 'shameful' after interview
Author: 0 James Comey says House Republicans are 'shameful' after interview

Comey, who led both investigations, mocked the congressional probe, saying the questions were about "Hillary Clinton's emails and the Steele dossier" - two favorite subjects of Republicans who insist there was bias in the department. Comey said "at some point someone has to. stand up for the values of this country and not slink away in retirement, but stand up and speak the truth".

People Fifth Victim Dies From French Christmas Market Attack
Author: 0 Fifth Victim Dies From French Christmas Market Attack

They also were suspected of helping to supply Chekatt with the weapon. The suspect, Chérif Chekatt, 29, was shot dead Thursday night after a hunt by French security forces. Honour to his memory. French police officers and forensics search for evidences at the site where Cherif Chekatt, the alleged gunman who had been on the run since allegedly killing three people at Strasbourg's popular Christmas market, has been shot dead by police on December 13, 2018 in the Neudorf neighbourhood of ...

People Israeli Troops Discover Fourth Hezbollah Tunnel as Military Op Under Way
Author: 0 Israeli Troops Discover Fourth Hezbollah Tunnel as Military Op Under Way

Earlier Monday, Lebanese soldiers went on alert after Israeli troops rolled out barbed wire along the border. Israel said its troops have discovered at least three tunnels along the frontier - a tactic used by Hezbollah in previous wars - and called on the worldwide community to impose new sanctions on Hezbollah.

People Michael Flynn's business partners charged with illegal lobbying for Turkey
Author: 0 Michael Flynn's business partners charged with illegal lobbying for Turkey

Months after writing that, Flynn admitted to the lobbying and registered as a foreign agent . The two worked throughout 2016 to seek ways to have cleric Fethullah Gulen extradited from the U.S.to Turkey . They have been charged with conspiracy, lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and illegally acting in the U.S.as Turkish agents. Both face a maximum of 15 years if convicted on those charges, but Alptekin was also charged for lying.

People Trump signals healthcare reform to overtake 'unconstitutional' Obamacare
Author: 0 Trump signals healthcare reform to overtake 'unconstitutional' Obamacare

The former president tried to be reassuring after a federal judge in Texas ruled the entire law unconstitutional on Friday night. On Friday, U.S. "These Republican attorneys general have set out to abolish this law and to the end of protection for people with a medical history". "If this Texas decision on the ACA is upheld, it would throw the individual insurance market and the whole health care system into complete chaos", Leavitt posted on Twitter .

People May, ex-PM Blair trade Brexit snipes
Author: 0 May, ex-PM Blair trade Brexit snipes

Mr Blair hit back by saying that Mrs May's stance was "irresponsible". "Let us not break faith with the British people by trying to stage another referendum", she will tell parliament , according to extracts from her speech released by Downing Street.

People Stephen Miller says Trump prepared to shut down government over border wall
Author: 0 Stephen Miller says Trump prepared to shut down government over border wall

Trump said last week he would be "proud" to have a shutdown to get Congress to approve a $5 billion down payment to fulfill his campaign promise. Chuck Schumer says the president "is not going to get the wall in any form". 'Let's not do a shutdown, Democrats - do what's right for the American people!' Trump had tweeted. United States voters said they would disapprove of a government shutdown by a margin of 54 to 29 percent, the poll conducted by USA Today and Suffolk University revealed.

People Cohen would refuse a pardon from Trump, his ex-lawyer says
Author: 0 Cohen would refuse a pardon from Trump, his ex-lawyer says

Former FBI Director James Comey slammed President Donald Trump for a tweet Sunday accusing the FBI of breaking into the office of his former attorney, Michael Cohen , earlier this year and called on Republicans to speak out in defense of the agency.

People Afghan Taliban say will meet US officials in UAE today
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban say will meet US officials in UAE today

MoFA spokesman Sibghat Ahmadi said Pakistan's cooperation in the peace process in Afghanistan is crucial. "We support Afghanistan and Pakistan's efforts for peace and we call on the Taliban to join the peace process". Mr Khalilzad - 14 days into an 18-day visit to the region - has travelled to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Belgium and plans to visit the UAE and Qatar.

People Indian Kashmir in lockdown to foil march
Author: 0 Indian Kashmir in lockdown to foil march

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the killings of seven civilians and three terrorists who were recently killed in an encounter in Pulwama region of Kashmir . Soldiers in an armoured vehicle fired at a small group of civilians away from the battle site, and as the vehicle jammed on a roadside, the troops fatally shot one of them, said local resident Ubaid Ahmed.

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