American Headline News for 17 Nov 2017
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe met with army commander Constantino Chiwenga Thursday to discuss the country's ongoing turmoil and a likely transition of power following Tuesday's military takeover... and Mugabe being forced into house arrest.
In mid-October, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team caught more than a dozen of President Trump's top campaign officials by surprise when he issued a subpoena requesting documents related to Russia,... a person with knowledge of the situation told The Wall Street Journal Thursday. The officials had been sharing with the special counsel the same documents they were giving Congressional committees investigating Russian meddling into last year's election, the person said. The subpoena, the first official order for information from Trump's campaign, did not compel any of the recipients to testify before Mueller's grand jury, WSJ reports.
The Alabama candidate will "fight to the death," his chief strategist said
It’s no secret that President Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un have been feuding for months. But the Pyongyang’s state media evidently had enough of Trump's insults to the dignity... of their “supreme leader.”
Many people remind the sheriff about that whole free speech thing.
Thar she blows! Police seized a yacht packed with $186 million worth of cocaine en route to Australia and busted three men for drug smuggling, authorities announced Thursday. The boat came from the... South Pacific with 1,500 pounds of coke stuffed in its hull and was stopped Wednesday afternoon in the waters off Lake Macquarie,...
Earlier this week, military officials in Zimbabwe took control of the country's capital. Here's what you need to know about the key players.
A controversial Italian doctor announced Friday thatthe world’s first human head transplant was "imminent" and that it would take place in China.
The Latest on the political crisis in Catalonia (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Spain has supplied a Belgian prosecutor with information detailing the jail conditions for fugitive Catalan leader Carles... Puigdemont should he be extradited.
In case you need another reason to snuggle your pup: According to a new study of more than 3.4 million people, owning a dog is linked to a longer life. The research, published in Scientific Reports,... is the latest in a growing body of research suggesting that canine companions may be good for human health—especially…
Luisa Ortega leads a campaign from exile to discredit Maduro's government for human rights abuses
And he still doesn't have a permanent security clearance.
DALLAS -- The mother of a girl who was adopted from India and found dead last month in suburban Dallas has been charged with child abandonment after police allege that she left her home alone.... Richardson police say Sini Mathews turned herself in Thursday. Her bond was set at $250,000. Police say 3-year-old Sherin Mathews...
Democrat Doug Jones leads Roy Moore by 8 points among those likely to vote in Alabama's special election to the U.S. Senate next month, according to Fox News. The poll, released on Thursday afternoon,... is the first survey from a major pollster since The Washington Post first reported allegations...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A Rhode Island man charged with killing a pregnant woman and setting her apartment on fire has pleaded guilty. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin says 31-year-old Born Smith entered... his plea Thursday on murder and arson charges in the death of 32-year-old Aliss Collins. Kilmartin says the Providence resident was sentenced to life...
Grace Mugabe had the world at her feet, a national airline at her disposal for shopping jaunts around the world, where she stayed at luxury hotels without a care for the staggering cost. Her husband... Robert Mugabe was president, and she was inching ever closer to assuming the reins of power once the 93-year-old was ready to relinquish them.
James Sullivan was trying to record people at an Ohio campground
Libyan authorities have launched a formal investigation into slave auctions in the country following an exclusive CNN report earlier this week, the government's Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency said... Friday.
A Tennessee family attending their uncle’s wake couldn’t believe their eyes when they found a stranger in his casket — wearing the dearly departed’s clothes. The family gathered at the John P.... Franklin Funeral Home in Chattanooga on Wednesday to say their final goodbyes to Benjamin Brown Jr., who died last week after a long...
President Trump's former foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos, repeatedly boasted about his role in the 2016 presidential campaign to Greek newspaper reporters, going so far as to claim that he... had been offered a "blank check" to pick a senior administration job after the election, Politico reports. While the Greek journalists observed Papadopoulos' tendency toward exaggeration, their account illustrates the chasm of difference between Papadopoulos' and Trump's public interpretation of his role in the campaign. Papadopoulos was arrested in July and charged with making false statements about his attempts to get "dirt" on Hillary Clinton via a Russian contact. Papadopoulos also pitched Trump on meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a suggestion Attorney General Jeff Sessions...
A massive fire engulfed a senior living facility west of Philadelphia on Thursday night, sending emergency responders scrambling to remove patients from the complex.
It was on a November evening in 2014, after a tailgate party on her University of Minnesota campus, that Abby Honold was brutally raped by a fellow student. Despite going to the hospital in an... ambulance with bruises and bite marks, despite reporting everything to police, it would take more than...
Sen. Orrin Hatch railed against Democrats' accusations that GOP tax-cut plan was crafted to favor big corporations and the wealthy.
Two-thirds of Americans think sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem. But they don't always agree on what harassment is.
Earlier this week, Trump Jr. released screenshots of what he claimed were all of the Twitter private messages between him and Wikileaks