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Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years

Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and go...

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years

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| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker R...
13:00, 06/30/2019

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy ...
19:56, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy ...
15:14, 05/30/2019

Zimbabwe platinum mines to ride out power cuts, gold output less secure Power imports are cushioning platinum mining companies against Zimbabwe's worst blackouts in three years, but gold mines could face production cuts a...
15:28, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong faces worst crisis in 20 years, senior Chinese official says A senior Chinese official said Wednesday that Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis in more than 20 years after months of frequently violent protests ...
11:56, 08/07/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistan...
20:42, 08/07/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help ...
05:42, 08/10/2019

Robert Mugabe Ruled Zimbabwe for Decades. Here’s How He First Came to Power It’s not hard to see why Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced Friday, would have wanted control. In 1965, the area in Africa then known as ...
15:42, 09/06/2019

In Zimbabwe, Promise of Mobile Money Fades When the Power Goes Out Ecocash, the cellphone platform used for eight out of 10 transactions in Zimbabwe, regularly breaks down, making buying milk, filling up a car or set...
20:14, 09/01/2019

Explainer: Ex-Google engineer faces severe penalties in self-driving trade secrets case U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the...
01:56, 08/28/2019

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signaling that power has been restored after a da...
17:56, 08/01/2019

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent teachings to the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the ...
00:14, 05/25/2019

ULEZ cuts number of worst polluting cars in central London Mayor hails ‘significant impact’ in first month of capital’s ultra-low emission zoneThe number of the worst polluting cars and vans driving into cent...
11:28, 05/16/2019

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) ...
13:42, 06/27/2019

Thunderstorms across UK could cause floods and power cuts Met Office warns of severe weather across large parts of UK on Tuesday and WednesdayThe Met Office has warned that thunderstorms and severe weather a...
15:00, 07/30/2019

UK PM May's party faces worst ever election result amid Brexit crisis: poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new ...
02:14, 05/31/2019

Australian power stations among world's worst for toxic air pollution Coal-fired stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and NSW’s Lake Macquarie region among biggest hotspots for deadly sulphur dioxide, report findsPower...
02:14, 08/19/2019

Fed Cuts Rates By Quarter Point, But Faces Growing Split The Federal Reserve cut its short-term benchmark rate by a quarter point to cushion the U.S. economy against global economic headwinds. Officials lef...
12:42, 09/19/2019

Fed Cuts Rates by Quarter Point but Faces Growing Split The Fed voted to cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point for the second time in as many months to cushion the economy against a global slowd...
22:14, 09/19/2019

Clash over deep spending cuts faces another round in Alaska Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by 40%, but opponents vo...
07:14, 07/11/2019

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming wea...
01:14, 06/09/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn ...
16:42, 07/15/2019

China’s Foreign Minister says Hong Kong faces its worst crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong has been engulfed in angry and sometimes violent protests against the government for three months, sparked by a now-suspended extradition b...
05:56, 08/28/2019

What HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets right (and wrong) about the world's worst nuclear power plant accident HBO The HBO series "Chernobyl" gets plenty of things right about the nuclear power plant disaster that most likely exposed hundreds of thousands of ...
11:14, 09/23/2019

India Cuts Lending Rate as Modi Faces Economic Challenges India’s central bank cut its key lending rate to 5.75% as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office trying to boost a slowing eco...
18:14, 06/06/2019

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming wea...
03:42, 06/09/2019

Chhattisgarh Man, 53, Charged With Sedition For "Rumours" On Power Cuts A 53-year-old man was arrested on the charges of sedition for allegedly spreading rumours over power cuts on social media in Chhattisgarh, police sai...
15:14, 06/14/2019

Hot weather cuts French, German nuclear power output Scorching temperatures across Europe coupled with prolonged dry weather has reduced French nuclear power generation by around 5.2 gigawatts (GW) or 8...
15:56, 07/25/2019

Transport chaos across England and Wales after major power cuts Failure on National Grid network affects train services and road usersLarge parts of England and Wales are without electricity following a major powe...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles Taiwan, triggers some power cuts A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coast on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, shaking buildings and cutting power ...
02:42, 08/08/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to te...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Transport strife across England and Wales after widespread power cuts - as it happened Railways, airports and roads affected by outage across large parts of country. Follow the latest news 10.39pm BST We’re going to close down this live...
03:42, 08/10/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrati...
06:00, 06/09/2019

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures t...
20:56, 06/29/2019

Kamal Nath Convenes Urgent Meeting Over Unscheduled Power Cuts Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath convened an urgent meeting on Tuesday following reports of unscheduled power cuts from different parts of th...
18:28, 06/03/2019

Transport strife across England and Wales after widespread power cuts - live Railways, airports and roads affected by outage across large parts of country. Follow the latest news 7.40pm BST At St Pancras station, the Guardian’...
21:14, 08/09/2019

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April...
14:28, 05/15/2019

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europe as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to p...
14:14, 06/29/2019

Sardinia hit by worst locust invasion for 70 years Swarms of locusts have destroyed crops and infested houses on the Italian island of Sardinia in the worst such invasion in 70 years, agricultural ass...
16:42, 06/11/2019

Rupee Set For Worst Monthly Loss In 6 Years Weak fundamentals aside, the currency is also in a seasonally weak month. The rupee has slid an average 2.3 per cent in August over the past nine yea...
07:28, 08/28/2019

Coffee Prices Have Worst Month in More Than Two Years Coffee traders endured the market’s worst month in more than two years in July, as prices fell victim to benign growing conditions in Brazil and scor...
23:00, 08/01/2019

Madhya Pradesh Officials Blame Bats For Power Cuts, BJP Attacks Congress As Madhya Pradesh continues to reel under frequent and unscheduled power cuts, officials of the state electricity company are holding bats responsibl...
11:28, 06/22/2019

BJP Faces Hurdle In Its "Mission 75 plus" To Retain Power In Haryana The ruling BJP, which was propelled to power in Haryana by a dramatic surge in its vote share five years ago, faces a multi-level hurdle this time in...
14:14, 09/21/2019

Worst invasion of locusts in 60 years hits Sardinia The plague has been described as the worst of its kind in six decades. Vegetation has been severely hit and the industry fears it may be too late to ...
20:14, 06/11/2019

Oil just had its worst day in years—here's how experts are playing energy stocks Oil prices tanked Thursday after the Trump administration threatened further tariffs on Chinese goods, but some experts still see opportunity in the ...
00:42, 08/02/2019

METALS-Copper prices set for worst quarter in over three years Copper prices marked time on Friday but were on track for their weakest quarterly performance since the end of 2015, weighed down by demand fears fro...
08:00, 06/28/2019

UK economy under worst strain for seven years as car sales slump Figures expected to confirm fall in GDP as Brexit hits automotive and service sectorsThe British economy is showing the greatest signs of strain for ...
03:56, 08/06/2019

India Just Posted The Worst Car Sales Data In Eight Years Passenger vehicle sales in April fell 17.1 per cent to 247,541 units from a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufactu...
14:42, 05/13/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the countr...
17:14, 05/15/2019

Displaced persons: 2019 will be one of the worst years on record Natural disasters have already forced 7 million people from their homes in 2019. Experts expect the number to triple by the end of the year as mass d...
17:28, 09/13/2019

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings an...
18:42, 06/18/2019

Tsipras faces fight to stay in power after EU elections mauling Greek PM ‘ready for battle’ after calling snap elections, but centre-right opponents are making groundFour days after announcing snap elections, the ...
07:28, 05/31/2019

Vitol faces possible $6 million fine for U.S. power market manipulation Global energy trader Vitol faces a possible fine of $6 million from a U.S. energy regulator for alleged manipulation in California's power market, an...
14:56, 07/11/2019

GE power unit faces three-year turnaround despite orders report General Electric Co expects its core power-plant business to lose significant cash this year and does not expect large improvement in that unit's cas...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Deutsche Bank posts worst quarterly loss in four years German lender counts cost of plan to cut 18,000 jobs as it records €3.1bn shortfallDeutsche Bank has made its biggest quarterly loss in four years as...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Manufacturing in worst decline for six years as economy fears deepen Britain's manufacturing sector suffered its worst month since 2013 in June as it endured a hangover from Brexit stockpiling earlier in the year, acc...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Singapore smog worst in three years as forest fires rage Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (...
19:29, 09/14/2019

Real estate in the Hamptons had its worst spring quarter in 8 years Real estate sales and prices in the Hamptons continued to fall in the second quarter, marking a year and a half of declines, according to a report fr...
08:14, 07/25/2019

Real Madrid defence under the spotlight after worst pre-season in 39 years Real Madrid finally won a game of football on Wednesday. Zinedine Zidane's side beat Fenerbahce 5-3 in the Audi Cup in Munich and on July 31 had thei...
09:00, 08/02/2019

Apple had the worst first quarter in European smartphone market in five years While Apple's hardship in markets like China and India has been well-documented and much discussed in the last year or so, tracking a worrying trend ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

M&M Profit Drops On Worst Quarter For Passenger Vehicles In 18 Years M&M sold 1,23,690 units of passenger vehicles in quarter ended June 30, down 5.2% from 1,30,484 passenger vehicles sold in the same period last year....
15:56, 08/07/2019

100 million people in path of India's worst cyclone in 20 years What is expected to be India's strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in 20 years is barreling toward 100 million people on the country's east c...
09:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings an...
19:00, 06/18/2019

London stock market rallies after worst outage in eight years - as it happened London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading unde...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Macau's April casino revenue posts worst drop in nearly three years Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 8.3 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop since June 2016, due to tempered demand f...
10:14, 05/01/2019

John Paul Stevens on the Worst Decision of His 34 Years on the Supreme Court John Paul Stevens turned 99 years old in April, but the former Supreme Court justice isn’t stepping back from the public eye just yet. In his n...
21:42, 05/13/2019

The worst Emmys looks of the past 5 years, from Reese Witherspoon, Heidi Klum and more The Emmy Awards are around the corner! We've rounded up some of the worst looks from the past five years, including Heidi Klum and Reese Withers...
16:28, 09/13/2019

North Korea’s Economy Is Suffering Its Worst Slump in Over 20 Years, South Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea suffered its worst economic contraction last year in more than two decades due to international sanctions an...
17:00, 07/26/2019

Tesla shares suffer worst plunge in six years as No. 2 executive exits “Elon fatigue” may have finally claimed the No. 2 executive at Tesla — and Wall Street is freaking out. JB Straubel — a legendary Silicon Valley inve...
15:56, 07/27/2019

Australia Cuts Rates for the First Time in Nearly Three Years Australia became the largest developed economy to cut interest rates in 2019, lowering borrowing costs for the first time in nearly three years to of...
10:14, 06/04/2019

The 5 worst challenges facing parents of teens today that weren't relevant 20 years ago kikovic/Shutterstock Parenting a teenager has long been a challenging task. There are numerous cultural touchstones devoted to it. But within the pa...
00:14, 09/18/2019

Suspected arsonist planned Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarized and appeared to have planned the attack, media ...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Suspected Arsonist Planned Japan's Worst Mass Killing In 18 Years: Report A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarised and appeared to have planned the attack, media ...
10:56, 07/19/2019

David Duval posts worst score on one hole in 69 years at British Open David Duval shot the highest score on one hole at British Open in 69 years Thursday -- a 14 -- during the opening round at Royal Portbush in Ireland....
21:14, 07/18/2019

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers ...
23:14, 04/30/2019

London stock market suffers worst outage in eight years - business live London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading unde...
14:56, 08/16/2019

USDA: Weather delay cuts corn crop to smallest in 4 years DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lowered its estimate of this year’s corn crop to the lowest in four years, sayin...
21:14, 06/11/2019

China's Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years China's eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a stateme...
19:14, 07/02/2019

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or rep...
12:56, 06/06/2019

Macy's cuts forecast after first profit miss in two years, shares slide Macy's Inc cut its full-year earnings forecast after missing Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in two years, as the depa...
15:28, 08/14/2019

RBI Cuts Key Interest Rate To Lowest In 9 Years, Eases Policy Stance The six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously for a rate cut. It also switched to an accommodative bias from a neutral stance adopted in...
09:28, 06/06/2019

Ex-CBP commander Wei Xu faces 25 years for gun-running, tax evasion A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander has pleaded guilty to running an illegal gun selling business in Southern California sinc...
18:42, 07/18/2019

Man in country illegally faces 10 years for gun possession TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally as a teen is facing up to 10 years in prison for having a gun that he sai...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Deutsche Bank, Amid Job Cuts, On Biggest Bout Of Hiring In India In Years Deutsche Bank started its India operations in 1980 and now has about 1,800 employees in businesses including retail and wholesale banking, investment...
07:28, 08/27/2019

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. ...
17:28, 05/29/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail conta...
06:14, 05/13/2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death The deadly confrontation five summers ago flickers in Gwen Carr's mind, competing for attention with warm, happy memories of her late son Eric Garner...
15:14, 05/12/2019

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson&#...
00:28, 05/27/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex a...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a...
08:42, 05/21/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food secu...
18:14, 05/03/2019

As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of a...
00:14, 08/15/2019

| French mother faces 20 years in jail for murdering 5 of her children French prosecutors demanded a 20-year prison term for a woman charged with killing five of her children right after they were born, a crime that only...
07:28, 06/21/2019

He threatened GOP lawmakers over Trump’s policies. Now he faces up to 10 years in prison. Carlos Bayon, 63, threatened House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) last year, according to the Departme...
11:28, 08/01/2019

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discriminati...
21:42, 07/24/2019

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail con...
00:28, 05/13/2019

Vince Vaughn Faces 3 Years Probation After DUI Case Is Dismissed UPDATE: Vince Vaughn is pleading no contest to one misdemeanor count of alcohol-related reckless driving. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's ...
01:56, 05/04/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now fac...
13:56, 05/15/2019

Vladimir Putin: 20 years in power - in pictures Twenty years ago the Russian president Boris Yeltsin appointed his fourth prime minister in less than 18 months: Vladimir Putin, then a relatively un...
19:42, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 8-As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of a...
01:56, 08/15/2019

Emerging budget deal likely to include few or no actual spending cuts, while lifting debt limit for two years The agreement appeared likely to mark a retreat for White House officials who had demanded major spending cuts in exchange for a new budget deal. But...
05:00, 07/22/2019

A$AP Rocky’s Trial Has Started in Sweden. And He Faces 2 Years in Prison if He’s Convicted The trial of rapper A$AP Rocky has begun in Sweden as he pleaded not guilty to assault charges. The New York-born musician has been in custody since ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

German boat captain faces 20 years in jail for rescuing 1,000 migrants A German boat captain faces 20 years in jail in Italy for rescuing 1,000 migrants in the Mediterranean after being accused of colluding with smuggler...
02:00, 06/13/2019

US man faces up to 5 years in prison for selling $2 million worth of Bitcoin online A federal grand jury has indicted a New Jersey man for selling over $2 million worth of Bitcoin through an unlicensed money transmitting business. Wi...
15:14, 07/25/2019

Detwiler gets 1st win in 3 years, White Sox power past Twins Ross Detwiler pitched five effective innings for his first win in nearly three years and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota 6-4 to snap a seven...
06:28, 06/29/2019

Belarus strongman Lukashenko marks 25 years in power For 25 years, Belarus has been ruled by autocrat Alexander Lukashenko. The man once deemed "Europe's last dictator" has softened on the West somewhat...
10:56, 07/10/2019

Putin's 20 years in power producing new generation of protesters New wave of protest leaders were children when Russian president first came to power in 1999The young face of Moscow’s protests, a 21-year-old libert...
14:56, 08/16/2019

UCLA Professor Faces 219 Years in Prison for Sending U.S. Missile Chips to China An adjunct professor of electrical engineering at UCLA has been convicted of 18 federal charges in connection with illegally exporting semiconductor ...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Doctor found guilty of impeding abortion faces 2 years jail for misconduct The case is symbolic given it has played out in court, and in the public, for the most part of Argentina's ongoing debate about the decriminalisation...
14:28, 05/22/2019

Tennessee Store Clerk Faces Up to 60 Years for Murdering a Black Teen Over a $2 Beer Seventeen-year-old Dorian Harris shoplifted a $2 beer from a local corner store and it cost him his life. Now, the store clerk responsible for shooti...
12:28, 08/17/2019

Former Tennessee cop faces up to 20 years in prison after admitting to 3 rapes, using stun gun in plea agreement A former Tennessee police officer could face up to 20 years in prison after reaching a plea deal Wednesday in which he reportedly admitted to raping ...
20:28, 09/06/2019

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Fede...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Woman seen licking ice cream in viral video faces up to 20 years in jail, police say By Linda Givetash A woman filmed licking a tub of ice cream and returning it to a grocery store shelf in a viral video last week is facing up to 20 y...
09:00, 07/05/2019

AMD is beating Intel on performance, power and price for the first time in 20 years Thanks to the launch of the AMD Ryzen 3000 line up of processors, AMD is beating Intel on performance, power and price for the first time in 20 years...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Duncan Hunter's wife pleads guilty to corruption charge; faces up to 5 years in prison The wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty on Thursday in federal court to one count of corrupt...
22:00, 06/13/2019

North Korea faces lowest crop harvest in five years, widespread food shortages: U.N. North Korea's crop production this year is expected to drop to its lowest level in five years, bringing serious shortages for 40% of the population, ...
07:14, 09/20/2019

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Throwing 5-Year-Old Boy Over Railing at Mall of America; Faces 19 Years Hard Time Emmanuel D. Aranda, the 24-year-old Minneapolis man charged with hurling a little boy over a third-floor railing at the Mall of America in a random a...
05:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life b...
02:56, 06/22/2019

Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years....
07:00, 06/04/2019

Sheryl Crow recalls Woodstock '99 was the 'single worst gig,' 20 years later On the 20th anniversary of Woodstock '99, Sheryl Crow is remembering it as the 'single worst gig' of her career.    &#...
05:14, 07/25/2019

Didcot power station demolition: Dramatic footage of cooling towers being razed to the ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on th...
15:00, 08/18/2019

Former 'American Idol' star Antonella Barba pleads guilty, faces 10 years to life Antonella Barba, who appeared on "American Idol," pleaded guilty to possession of at least 400 grams of fentanyl with intent to distribute.  &#...
09:56, 08/01/2019

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules to be sentenced this week for 2017 fatal crash; faces 2 years Sentencing for the former "Bachelor" star Chris Soules, who faces two years for fleeing the scene of a fatal crash in his native Iowa, begins Tuesday...
18:56, 05/21/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies in...
03:00, 07/03/2019

Didcot power station demolition video: Dramatic footage shows cooling towers being razed to ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on th...
16:00, 08/19/2019

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: pre...
16:42, 09/09/2019

Prepare For the End of Game of Thrones With This Killer Music Video For SZA and the Weeknd's 'Power Is Power' The only thing Game of Thrones’ last season was lacking was, let’s be real, a great tie-in album, and now it’s got one. For the Throne, out now, is a...
23:28, 05/05/2019

LS Power will not expand Ohio gas plant if state subsidizes nuclear power U.S. electric generator LS Power said on Monday it would be forced to terminate development of an expansion of its Troy gas-fired power plant in Ohio...
22:42, 07/15/2019

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a ...
22:14, 04/28/2019

'Super Power Looks At Rising Power': Minister's Take On PM-Trump Photo Minister Anurag Thakur has called United States President Donald Trump's expressions "priceless" in a photograph in which he is seen smiling as Prime...
14:14, 09/23/2019

|EXPLAINER:Whatisaunittrust? "What is a unit trust?" is among the top-10 financially related questions South Africans search on Google, according to a report released by the sear...
16:42, 08/03/2019

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Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know? When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a...
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Explainer: How the EU will vote and why it matters Leaders of the European Union met in Romania on Thursday to prepare for changes in the EU institutions that will start after an election to the Europ...
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EXPLAINER-What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who s...
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Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any suc...
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Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a Ne...
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Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who s...
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Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States...
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Explainer: Who is targeting the Muslim Brotherhood? U.S. President Donald Trump is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, a move that would bring sanctions aga...
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Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being remov...
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Explainer: Thomas Cook collapses - What next and why? Thomas Cook , the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the...
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Explainer: How might the Trump whistleblower mystery unfold? U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleb...
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Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Su...
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Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
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Explainer: What's at stake for Libya's oil as conflict flares? Eastern-based Libyan forces led by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in April on the capital Tripoli in the west that has plunged the oil-producin...
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Immigration explainer: Is Trump following through on his campaign promises? President Trump boasts that he's building his wall and slowing illegal immigration, but those claims tell only part of the story. We explain. &...
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EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensur...
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EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
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Explainer: Israel's election - will Netanyahu survive? Israelis vote next week for the second time in less than six months in a election that could see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a record fifth...
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EXPLAINER-What's at stake for Libya's oil as conflict flares? Eastern-based Libyan forces led by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in April on the capital Tripoli in the west that has plunged the oil-producin...
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Explainer: What extra U.S. farm products could China buy? China has agreed to make unspecified new purchases of farm products from the United States, President Donald Trump said after meeting his Chinese cou...
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Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensur...
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Explainer: Five questions about Modern Monetary Theory Like famed economist John Maynard Keynes, Modern Monetary Theory advocates think government has an important role in offsetting what happens when dem...
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EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump adminis...
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Explainer: U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump adminis...
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Explainer: Why might Israel be heading to another snap election? Israel moved closer towards a new national election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government only six weeks afte...
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EXPLAINER-Counting the cost of the U.S.-China trade war so far U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh threats of tariff hikes on Chinese imports this week marked a new escalation in the trade dispute between the wor...
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Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the...
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Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a...
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Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesda...
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Explainer: Counting the cost of the U.S.-China trade war so far U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh threats of tariff hikes on Chinese imports this week marked a new escalation in the trade dispute between the wor...
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EXPLAINER-What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of...
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EXPLAINER-What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defence deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defence system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
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Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video ...
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Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
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Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug ...
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Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of...
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Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some leg...
13:56, 08/22/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's trade and oil industry partners The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that w...
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Explainer: Qualities of an exceptional show jumping horse "We take you through the key qualities required for a horse to be an exceptional show jumper. Enjoy learning all about the crucial aspects of the spo...
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Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow c...
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Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, hig...
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Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numb...
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Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes ...
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Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand...
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Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any suc...
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Explainer: U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever....
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Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the se...
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Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigat...
13:56, 07/24/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns ...
14:42, 05/07/2019

Explainer: Japan emperor abdication rare, but could set precedent Emperor Akihito, 85, will step down on Tuesday, almost three years after he first publicly hinted he wanted to retire and hand over to his heir, Crow...
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EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war: the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a...
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EXPLAINER-What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alter...
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EXPLAINER-How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes ...
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Explainer: What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alter...
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REFILE-EXPLAINER-Why Switzerland and the EU face a battle of the bourses A row over a stalled partnership treaty between Switzerland and the European Union is about to touch off a battle over share trading rules that could...
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Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a...
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Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a "n...
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Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade negotiations U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage faltering trad...
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Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Cong...
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Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures t...
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EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so f...
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Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so f...
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Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embatt...
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Explainer: Attack on Saudi leaves world without spare oil capacity The strike on the heartland of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, including damage to the world's biggest petroleum-processing facility, has driven oil pri...
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Explainer: Von der Leyen's rocky path to confirmation as EU Commission chief European Union lawmakers are likely to confirm Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as president of the bloc's executive Commission in a secret ballot next...
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Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and pro...
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Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's governmen...
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Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eli...
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Explainer: Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States but that is not exactl...
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Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump could cite the legal doctrine of "executive privilege" to try to block congressional investiga...
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Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What do...
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Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
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Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the age...
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EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures t...
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Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoi...
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Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools tha...
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EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
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Explainer: Probes spawned by Mueller target Trump business, others Numerous investigations spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe are still alive and kicking, presenting potential ongoing legal and p...
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Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of...
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19:42, 06/20/2019

Explainer: Italy's Salvini snarled in political crisis of his own making Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the far-right League party, announced last Thursday that he would file a motion of no-confide...
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Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital...
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Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
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Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted th...
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Explainer: Will China dump U.S. bonds as a trade weapon? Not so fast The trade war between Beijing and Washington has stoked concern in financial markets that China might opt to weaponize its holdings of more than $1.1...
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Mnangagwa promised a new Zimbabwe but has anything changed? Last year, during Zimbabwe's national elections, the ruling party erected dozens of banners all over the country, emblazoned with lofty promises and ...
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Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a...
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| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
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| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morga...
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| Zimbabwe's 'witch-hunt' against opponents Around 50 political opponents and unionists have been abducted in Zimbabwe this year. According to Amnesty International, they are victims of a "syst...
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Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chem...
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Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be ...
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EXPLAINER-Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chem...
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Explainer: Will opposition leader Guaido topple Venezuela's President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon Pres...
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How a conference call sparked America's abortion obsession – video explainer White evangelical Christians are on the frontline of the US's anti-abortion movement. But not so long ago this group was not interested in the politi...
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Explainer: Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year adver...
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Explainer: Details on car tariffs fuzzy as U.S., Japan head for trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington and Tokyo have reached an initial trade deal that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expec...
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Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to withhold full Mueller report? The White House on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted Russia report as a U.S. ...
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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried in 30 days, at new site The burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, President Robert Mugabe, will be delayed for a month until a special site can be built at the national H...
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Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, wher...
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‘Welcome back’ - a reporter’s fraught re-entry to Zimbabwe After 16 years in journalistic exile, Andrew Meldrum returns to Zimbabwe, where he worked as a reporter for 23 years until being expelled by Robert M...
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U.S. increasingly disappointed with Zimbabwe government: U.S. official U.S. disappointment with Zimbabwe's government keeps growing amid the heavy-handed response of authorities to any form of opposition, a senior State ...
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Mugabe to Be Buried at Hilltop Shrine in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop shrine reserved exclusively for Zimbabwe’s ruling elite, an official said Sa...
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Robert Mugabe, ex-leader of Zimbabwe, dead at 95 Robert Mugabe, the longtime leader of Zimbabwe who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died. His successor Emmerson Mnangagwa...
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Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an...
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Robert Mugabe, Even in Death, Divides Zimbabwe The family of the former strongman, who led his country for over three decades, sought a private ceremony. But the government wanted a public affair....
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Activists say 'new Zimbabwe' resembles Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe’s commitments to respecting and upholding rights are under scrutiny as critics of the government are increasingly abducted and tortured. Suc...
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Mugabe mourners injured at Zimbabwe viewing Several people have been injured in a crush to see Robert Mugabe's body at a viewing in Harare. The incident comes as uncertainty over his final rest...
06:42, 09/13/2019

Robert Mugabe, Former President of Zimbabwe, Dead at 95 Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the former Zimbabwean president whose promising emergence eventually steered his country into economic collapse, has died at t...
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Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on ...
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| Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, has arrived in his home village for a subdued farewell at a dusty sp...
03:56, 09/17/2019

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis ...
22:28, 07/01/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on F...
18:28, 08/19/2019

Few demonstrators turn up for Zimbabwe protest in Bulawayo Few people have turned up for an opposition protest in Zimbabwe’s second city as armed police maintained heavy presence on the streets and at a court...
15:14, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe to legalize growing of industrial hemp Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw ...
22:42, 08/06/2019

Explainer: U.N. blacklists leader of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Masood Azhar, on Wednesday after ...
20:56, 05/01/2019

Explainer: Indian paramilitary force soaks up attacks and hits back in Kashmir To quell protests and militant attacks in India-controlled Kashmir after abrogating the region’s rights to set its own laws, the government in New De...
11:28, 08/27/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
23:42, 05/22/2019

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at ...
05:42, 09/18/2019

Explainer: Separatist takeover of Yemen's Aden leaves Saudi Arabia in a bind The southern separatists' takeover of Aden, the interim seat of Yemen's government, could leave Saudi Arabia struggling to hold together a military c...
15:01, 08/11/2019

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions abo...
01:28, 06/20/2019

Explainer: Focus back on Northern Ireland-only backstop as Johnson's options narrow With few options left to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to achieve his goal of taking Britain out of the EU on Oct. 31, officials in Brussels say that ...
14:15, 09/10/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
01:14, 05/23/2019

Explainer: Abe, Trump head for trade deal; auto tariffs a sticking point U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in ...
10:28, 09/20/2019

Foreign leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe's Mugabe Foreign leaders, supporters and ordinary citizens were attending the state funeral on Saturday of Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe, after a week of d...
14:42, 09/14/2019

Zimbabwe comedian is latest in torture of government critics A wave of abductions, torture and arrests in Zimbabwe are targeting opposition activists and other government critics, the latest being a popular com...
15:42, 08/23/2019

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, sayin...
19:00, 08/18/2019

Robert Mugabe to be buried at shrine to Zimbabwe's heroes Former leader ‘deserves’ to be laid to rest at Heroes Acre, in Harare, says governmentRobert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop monument reserved exc...
02:00, 09/08/2019

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid. Z...
13:14, 06/21/2019

Longtime Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil, disput...
09:28, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe union leader still missing after suspected abduction Activists fear Peter Magombeyi was kidnapped by state agents for role in doctors’ strikeConcerns are growing for a doctor and labour activist in Zimb...
00:56, 09/17/2019

U.N. raises aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million, many face starvation The United Nations on Tuesday increased its aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million to help it recover from drought that has driven millions to the...
22:42, 08/06/2019

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled. The opposition is planning weeks of protests against the gover...
20:56, 08/16/2019

| Robert Mugabe died of cancer - Zimbabwe media Zimbabwe's founding president Robert Mugabe had "advanced cancer" when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper rep...
12:42, 09/23/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns to divided Zimbabwe The body of Zimbabwe founding leader Robert Mugabe has arrived back in the country, to be welcomed with a guard of honor. However, discord prevails o...
04:42, 09/12/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the...
16:28, 06/25/2019

Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwe president, dies aged 95 Final years in power were characterised by financial collapse, surges of violent intimidation and a vicious internal power struggleRobert Mugabe, a h...
08:14, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe: Thousands gather for Zimbabwe's ex-leader African leaders have gathered for the state funeral of Robert Mugabe. After a week of dispute, Mugabe's family and Zimbabwean officials agreed the di...
16:56, 09/14/2019

| Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe to qualify for tri-series final Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittago...
21:00, 09/18/2019

Zimbabwe after Mugabe: dashed hopes and economic chaos When Robert Mugabe was deposed as Zimbabwe's president in 2017, Karen Sundirai was convinced the country would quickly recover from years of economic...
00:00, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Why Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Remains Mired in Misery This was supposed to be Zimbabwe’s chance at a fresh start. Strongman Robert Mugabe was forced from office in late 2017 after a 37-year rule that lef...
19:56, 08/27/2019

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fati...
15:42, 07/22/2019

Zimbabwe court tells police to allow doctors' march A court in Zimbabwe ruled on Thursday that police should not interfere with a march planned by striking doctors to protest against the disappearance ...
13:28, 09/19/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military...
19:00, 08/03/2019

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to be buried at national shrine, family says Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe will be buried at a national shrine in Harare on Sunday, the Mugabe family spokesman said on Friday, contradicting c...
14:28, 09/13/2019

In Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Already Faded: ‘We Have Moved On Without Him’ As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was mut...
16:56, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Em...
17:56, 07/09/2019

Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's first year...
11:28, 07/29/2019

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe regains prominence for husband The controversy around the burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe, centers on his widow, Grace, who remained behind a black veil as s...
00:42, 09/14/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are maki...
14:56, 05/21/2019

| Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyer...
19:56, 04/28/2019

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy gr...
05:56, 05/31/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down ou...
08:42, 06/22/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being w...
00:56, 08/24/2019

Dumiso Dabengwa, a Force in Zimbabwe’s Liberation, Is Dead at 79 He was feared as the K.G.B.-trained “Black Russian,” but he became a unifying figure among the rival guerrilla armies that had opposed white minority...
03:42, 05/28/2019

Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his ...
17:42, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe public workers threaten strike over wages Zimbabwe's public workers on Tuesday said they would go on strike if the government failed to increase their wages to at least $475 per month for the...
16:56, 07/16/2019

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot pol...
08:56, 09/17/2019

| Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, offici...
01:14, 08/20/2019

Malawi win, Zimbabwe lose - Netball World Cup round-up Australia record a huge win over Zimbabwe to go top of Group A and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the World Cup in Liver...
13:42, 07/14/2019

Zimbabwe plans Mugabe's funeral and burial next weekend The Zimbabwean government plans a state funeral for longtime ruler Robert Mugabe in a sports stadium in Harare next Saturday, with a burial ceremony ...
21:14, 09/08/2019

Albinism pageant joyfully breaks down prejudice in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called “yellow” or “white” by friends and even some relatives. But she ...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Zimbabwe's Ex-President Mugabe To Be Buried In His Village: Family Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe will be buried early next week in his village and not at a national monument for liberation heroes, his fam...
11:42, 09/12/2019

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and ot...
05:00, 06/19/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally di...
01:14, 08/20/2019

‘We Have Moved On Without Him’: Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Faded in Zimbabwe As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was mut...
13:56, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe’s opposition vows protests over economic crisis Zimbabwe’s main opposition Wednesday said it will roll out protests starting this week to try to force President Emmerson Mnangagwa to set up a trans...
18:14, 08/14/2019

Robert Mugabe, longtime Zimbabwe leader, dies at 95 Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil and human rights violations, has die...
04:28, 09/07/2019

| Zimbabwe chiefs demand Mugabe be buried according to traditions As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spir...
14:16, 09/20/2019

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after po...
16:56, 09/18/2019

| Zimbabwe sees thaw in chilly ties with West Zimbabwe's frosty relations with Western powers are thawing despite tensions caused by a brutal repression of protests, the country's foreign ministe...
09:56, 09/15/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran ou...
00:28, 06/22/2019

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, h...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Zimbabwe's controversial founding father Robert Mugabe dies Zimbabwe's founding father Robert Mugabe who ruled the country for almost four decades as an autocrat died Friday at age 95, President Emmerson Mnang...
18:28, 09/07/2019

Fin24.com | Zimbabwe establishes monetary policy committee in stability bid The committee is a step toward setting a benchmark interest rate and introducing inflation targeting as Zimbabwe’s newly introduced currency plunges....
07:00, 09/12/2019

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a dr...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe bran...
09:56, 06/03/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors march to support 'abducted' union activist Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors and nurses have marched in Harare to protest the suspected kidnapping of a doctors' union leader by security forces fo...
03:56, 09/17/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practitio...
20:56, 09/05/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to ...
14:56, 08/15/2019

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its me...
09:42, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe opposition says avoided bloodshed in standoff with 'fascist' government Zimbabwe's main opposition leader said his party backed down from a planned anti-government protest on Friday to avoid bloodshed and signaled the MDC...
16:56, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe police beat anti-government protesters in capital HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven peopl...
18:28, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe police arrest 10 union officials as clampdown deepens Zimbabwe police arrested 10 union officials on Friday as they tried to petition the finance minister over low pay for teachers, witnesses said, exten...
16:28, 08/23/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against wors...
00:00, 08/16/2019

| Mugabe's body may return to Zimbabwe as burial tensions emerge Robert Mugabe's nephew says that a delegation is expected to leave Zimbabwe to collect the hero-turned-despot's body from Singapore where he died two...
13:57, 09/09/2019

Tears and tributes as leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe's Mugabe Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe was honored as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday, after a wee...
18:42, 09/14/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their A...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages Zimbabwe has run out of passports and vehicle registration number plates, forcing citizens to wait for long periods to get them - yet another sign of...
19:42, 07/03/2019

| Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in international ivory trad...
23:28, 08/27/2019

Robert Mugabe’s Body Believed to Be Leaving Singapore for Zimbabwe (SINGAPORE) — A vehicle believed to be carrying the body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe left a Singapore funeral parlor Wednesday m...
17:14, 09/11/2019

| Now Zimbabwe considers repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals ...
07:00, 09/12/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Small farmers put Zimbabwe's coffee back on the map With companies like Nestle's Nespresso arm willing to pay a premium for Zimbabwe's Arabica coffee, small-scale farmers are returning to a sector that...
13:00, 07/04/2019

| 'Zimbabwe has lost a father of the nation' - SA leaders mourn Mugabe South African leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He died at a hospital in Singapore ...
15:42, 09/07/2019

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police block another protest Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were ...
13:14, 08/20/2019

Opinion: Robert Mugabe's dead, but Zimbabwe's woes persist Zimbabwe's youth felt betrayed by the greed of Robert Mugabe and his generation. The former autocrat may be dead, but there are those in government w...
20:00, 09/06/2019

Mugabe's body expected in Zimbabwe, burial place still a mystery The body of Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe was expected to arrive at the country's main airport later on Wednesday, but his final resting place rem...
15:00, 09/11/2019

Zimbabwe court upholds police ban on opposition protest in Bulawayo A Zimbabwe court on Monday dismissed a challenge by the main opposition party over a police ban on its planned anti-government demonstration in the w...
19:14, 08/19/2019

| Ramaphosa to travel to Zimbabwe with govt, ANC delegations for Mugabe's funeral South Africa will be sending a delegation from both the ANC and its government to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's funeral at the weekend....
07:00, 09/12/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a...
00:42, 08/08/2019

Zimbabwe union leader found alive after reported abduction Peter Magombeyi, who was overseeing a doctors’ strike, turns up confused and in painA doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe whose reported abduction...
11:56, 09/20/2019

Zimbabwe tourism minister charged with corruption worth $95 million Zimbabwean Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira was charged in court on Friday with corruption involving $95 million from the state pension fund after q...
21:57, 07/26/2019

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to a...
23:00, 08/26/2019

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangag...
22:56, 08/16/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on F...
00:56, 08/17/2019

Body of Zimbabwe's Mugabe to leave Singapore for burial at home The body of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe will be flown home from Singapore on Wednesday, five days after he died in hospital in the city...
05:28, 09/11/2019

Retiring Hamilton Masakadza Leads Zimbabwe To Maiden Win Over Afghanistan Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan: The win, Zimbabwe's first in the tournament after three successive losses, also ended Afghanistan's record 12-match winning ...
22:56, 09/20/2019

Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95 Former leader of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died aged 95.      ...
04:28, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to with...
13:56, 06/28/2019

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 re...
18:14, 07/04/2019

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going sc...
23:56, 08/22/2019

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbar...
19:14, 08/10/2019

Countries Agree to Limit Sale of Wild Elephants From Zimbabwe and Botswana (GENEVA) — Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, to the delight of conservat...
00:14, 08/28/2019

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked los...
17:00, 07/13/2019

Plane leaves Zimbabwe for Singapore to bring home Mugabe's body A plane has left Zimbabwe for Singapore carrying government officials and relatives to bring home the body of Robert Mugabe, but it was still not cle...
13:28, 09/09/2019

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, beat up MDC supporters defying protest ban Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and beat up more than a 100 opposition supporters with batons on Friday after they defied a protest ban in central H...
12:56, 08/16/2019

| Zimbabwe begins national mourning for hero-turned-despot Mugabe Zimbabwe is due to begin a period of national mourning following the death of Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbab...
15:42, 09/07/2019

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo on Monday to prevent an opposition protest fr...
19:14, 08/19/2019

Robert Mugabe's Family Agree To Bury Him In Zimbabwe's "Heroes" Monument The family of former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe have agreed to bury him at a monument for national heroes in Harare, a family spokesman said on Fr...
23:28, 09/13/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to with...
17:56, 06/28/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern Afr...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Zimbabwe police round up protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police combed Harare's streets rounding up suspected opposition supporters on Friday, enforcing a clampdown on dissent after using batons an...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Chaos in Harare as Zimbabwe riot police violently disperse protesters Court rejects opposition party’s attempt to overturn ban on demonstration in capitalRiot police have charged hundreds of protesters in Zimbabwe and f...
14:56, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe police beat protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police fired tear gas and beat scores of opposition supporters gathered in central Harare on Friday, as authorities moved to enforce a ban o...
12:56, 08/16/2019

| Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing an...
19:42, 08/24/2019

Zimbabwe Bids Farewell To Ex-President Robert Mugabe With State Funeral Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but wh...
18:14, 09/14/2019

Mugabe's funeral and burial planned for next weekend: Zimbabwe government memo Zimbabwe will hold a state funeral for former president Robert Mugabe on Saturday, Sept. 14, before a burial ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 15, according ...
21:14, 09/08/2019

Foreign leaders, supporters honour Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe at state funeral Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 years, from independence until he was ousted by the army in November 2017. He died in a Singapore hospital on Sept. 6 aged...
22:28, 09/14/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to conven...
17:42, 05/08/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in...
07:56, 09/02/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'colossus' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descend...
17:42, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'icon' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descend...
00:00, 09/07/2019

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
12:28, 08/16/2019

Robert Mugabe dies aged 95: Updates from Zimbabwe and around the world after death of dictator Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died ag...
13:56, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial The body of Zimbabwe's former President was being returned to his homeland to lie in state before his burial in the African nation he ruled for ...
09:14, 09/11/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersi...
14:28, 08/19/2019

Ex-Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe auctioning off luxury cars, farm equipment Zimbabwe’s former leader has reportedly put dozens of vehicles and farm equipment up for auction, raising speculation that his family’s business empi...
18:00, 05/10/2019

| Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air m...
11:00, 04/29/2019

Venezuela's socialist collapse is worse economic failure than Soviet Union, Zimbabwe, experts say Venezuela’s socialist regime failure is the single largest economic collapse outside war in over four decades, beating the fall of the Soviet Union o...
13:42, 05/18/2019

Concerns over Robert Mugabe's health grow, ex-Zimbabwe strongman in Singapore hospital for 4 months Concerns over the health of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are growing, despite assurances by the president who ousted him that the 95-yea...
00:14, 08/07/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a...
13:44, 08/16/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which h...
20:28, 04/28/2019

US Embassy in Zimbabwe deletes tweet praising Robert Mugabe after users call out human rights abuses The US Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe deleted a tweet praising the late Prime Minister Robert Mugabe after users called out his controversial human righ...
03:14, 09/08/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from ...
14:56, 05/13/2019

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: ...
19:28, 08/08/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compet...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Revolutionary iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop was just abandoned by Apple after only 4 years There’s no question whatsoever that 3D Touch is the most underappreciated technologies Apple has introduced in the past decade, but that’...
21:56, 09/16/2019

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nat...
01:14, 07/18/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s...
21:14, 05/08/2019

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change,...
22:28, 06/22/2019

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 cer...
16:56, 05/24/2019

Explainer: Trump's China tariffs - Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will b...
06:14, 08/02/2019

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will b...
02:42, 08/02/2019

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next ...
19:56, 06/04/2019

Russell Tovey on Years and Years, podcasting and having children After a standout role in this year's smash TV drama Years and Years, there's no stopping Russell Tovey. The actor talks to Nick Curtis about his brig...
09:00, 08/22/2019

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but h...
20:56, 06/24/2019

HBO’s summer of drama bummers continues for Years And Years The most talked-about HBO series of the season each provide their own unique reasons to feel uneasy about the world beyond our screens, and the premi...
02:56, 06/25/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; Guterres welcomes new Mozam...
00:14, 08/08/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
22:56, 08/16/2019

HBO's 'Years and Years' Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully...
16:56, 07/11/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN Worl...
20:00, 07/19/2019

The ‘worst boxers ever’ were better than you think Miles Templeton explains why it's not always best to judge boxers by their records The post The ‘worst boxers ever’ were better than you ...
11:56, 07/11/2019

Tell Us About Your Worst Behavior There’s a famous subreddit where people tell you whether you’re being an asshole. But sometimes you already know you’re the asshole, and you don’t kn...
18:28, 09/17/2019

What's The Worst Car You Can Rent Right Now? As you may know, our latest set of rotating corporate overlords recently moved us to Times Square. It’s area of New York I had previously worked very...
15:00, 08/08/2019

Tell Us Your Worst Behavior There’s a famous subreddit where people tell you whether you’re being an asshole. But sometimes you already know you’re the asshole, and you don’t kn...
17:42, 09/17/2019

How to fix the worst thing about Netflix If you’re a Netflix subscriber, you definitely have mixed emotions right now about your favorite source of streaming entertainment. On the one ...
16:56, 05/03/2019

Black Mirror, from worst to best Anthologies are, by nature, a mixed bag. It’s part of their draw: We crack open a collection of short fiction never knowing what to expect from one s...
13:56, 06/05/2019

Goomy Is Just The Worst Dragon Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the c...
18:42, 07/20/2019

The worst is yet to come for Manchester United Sunday's draw at Huddersfield ended Man United's hopes of playing in the Champions League in 2019-20, and there's no guarantee of things getting bett...
01:56, 05/06/2019

What's the Worst Way You Ever Fucked Up on an Airplane? Flying is, in theory, meant to make long distance travel a faster and more streamlined experience. In reality, flying is often hectic, cramped, and p...
02:00, 06/11/2019

This is Mets dysfunction at its worst CHICAGO — The wheels came off for Mickey Callaway and the Mets Sunday at Wrigley Field in so many ways. First, the beleaguered manager stuck with rel...
15:42, 06/24/2019

This Is The Worst Craig Kimbrel Has Ever Been Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel has had a rough go of it lately. Heading into his Saturday appearance against the NL East-leading Cardinals, he had already...
00:28, 09/23/2019

Oil Heads for Worst Week Since May Oil prices edged higher Friday but remained on track for their worst week since May, the latest turn lower for crude in 2019 as fears of excess suppl...
17:28, 07/19/2019

Best and worst places in the UK to drive a van News 29 Jul, 2019 Insurance data reveals North-West London has highest accident rate for vans, while Greater London as a whole is the w...
21:28, 07/29/2019

What are the worst foods for gut health? The gut microbiome affects many aspects of human health, and the foods people eat can have a huge impact on the bacteria in their gut. Learn about th...
22:28, 09/06/2019

The states with the best and worst economies 24/7 Wall St. ranked states based on 5 measures: GDP growth, job growth, unemployment rate, poverty rate, and bachelor's degree attainment rate....
14:15, 07/06/2019

What's the Worst Band to Get Fired to? On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that WeWork CEO Adam Neumann once fired a bunch of employees and then, a few weeks later, tried to soo...
08:15, 09/19/2019

This could be the worst ceremonial first pitch ever CHICAGO — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The ...
07:56, 05/29/2019

Today Is the Worst Day to Be a Sixers Fan Much of my life as a fan of the Philadelphia 76ers has been marked by a series of disappointments and frustrations, and above all else, waiting. As K...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Was this the worst season of The Bachelorette or the best? Every single season, Bachelor/Bachelorette host Chris Harrison promises the most dramatic finale ever. Never happened before in franchise history! Te...
23:28, 07/31/2019