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Robert Mugabe makes televised address to Zimbabwe – live

The Guardian 472 sources

President addresses the nation after ruling party Zanu-PF gives him a deadline of noon on Monday to resign or face impeachment

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

CBS News 49 sources

"Almost 300 years, my friends. And New Orleans, we're still making history," Cantrell told a cheering crowd in her victory speech

Mulvaney Says Would Be OK to Drop Mandate Repeal in Tax ...

The White House wouldn’t oppose removing from the Senate tax plan a controversial provision to repeal the individual health-care mandate of the ...

SNL goes after former cast member Al Franken, briefly

“Saturday Night Live” has never hesitated from going after its own people. David Spade took a swipe at former cast member Eddie Murphy for no particular reason in the 1990s, reportedly enraging his fellow comic for the next 31 years. Louis…

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When is the Budget 2017? Policies and predictions in Chancellor Philip Hammond's financial statement - and how it'll affect you

Mirror Online 38 sources

Tax, housing, Brexit and Universal Credit - Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to tackle them all in an Autumn Budget he'll use to fight for his career


Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy Moore

The Huffington Post 18 sources

Three of Alabama’s largest newspapers owned by the same company on Sunday urged voters to “stand for decency” and “reject” Alabama Republican Roy Moore in the state’s Dec. 12 Senate special election.

Trump sexual misconduct allegations 'remain very disturbing': Republican senator

ABC News 7 sources

Sen. Susan Collins also said she hopes Alabama doesn't elect Roy Moore.


Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

WTOP.com 18 sources

The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House.


Trader Joe’s recalls packaged salads due to glass shards, plastic

Packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad could be contaminated.


‘SNL Weekend Update’ tears into alum Franken over sexual misconduct incidents

StarTribune.com 44 sources

The 15 years Sen. Al Franken spent as an “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer didn’t protect him from criticism during tonight’s edition of “SNL Weekend Edition.” The opposite, in fact.


Mugabe's Ruling Party Meeting to Discuss His Ouster

Voice of America 465 sources

Leaders of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s own ZANU-PF party have begun meeting Sunday and are widely expected to dismiss the long-time ruler.

Senate GOP running out of options to stop Moore

The Hill 158 sources

Senate Republicans are increasingly resigned to Roy Moore's candidacy.


Palestine to cut off all communication with the US in latest embarrassment for Kushner

IB Times UK 77 sources

Pledge follows US moves to close the PLO mission in Washington. Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been working on bringing Israel and Palestine to the negotiating table.


Driverless car tests at heart of 'upbeat' Budget

Sky News / UK 38 sources

Billions of pounds for housing and high-tech industry are expected to be at the centre of Chancellor Philip Hammond's "positive and upbeat" Budget this Wednesday.

Truckers take cautious approach to all-electric vehicles

CBC.ca / Business 253 sources

All-electric trucks have the potential to save money for fleet operators, particularly if maintenance costs prove to be lower than diesel, but there are still some significant barriers to their adoption, according to trucking industry…


New Orleans elects first woman mayor

Triblive.com 49 sources

NEW ORLEANS — It’s a historic election night in New Orleans, where voters have elected the first woman mayor and the first member of the ...


Republican tax bill heading for obstacles in Senate

WASHINGTON — Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House. Thorny…


Philip Hammond to say UK will have self-driving cars by 2021 in budget ‘fit for the future’

Embattled chancellor will sweep away regulation to allow testing of cars and put up £1bn for tech


US nuclear chief to resist 'illegal' presidential strike order

BBC / US / Canada 116 sources

Gen John Hyten says that instead he would work to agree a legal alternative with a president.


In defending Roy Moore, Alabama Republicans reflect state’s tradition of defiance

Washington Post 158 sources

That rebellious spirit has been apparent in recent days as top state GOP officials have closed ranks around the Republican Senate hopeful amid a stream of allegations of sexual misconduct against him and calls by national party leaders for…

Saturday, Nov 18

U.S. nuclear commander would propose other options before a strike on North Korea

CBC.ca / World 116 sources

The commander of the U.S. nuclear arsenal says he would not blindly carry out an ordered strike by President Donald Trump.

Fallout follows Tweeden's account of Sen. Al Franken's behavior

StarTribune.com 131 sources

The woman who reported that Sen. Al Franken kissed and groped at her without permission in 2006 said Friday that he has sent her a personal letter of apology.

Roy Moore's wife defends him amid the allegations

Fox News 196 sources

Women voters are breaking for the Democrat in the Alabama Senate race; Peter Doocy explains for 'Special Report.'

Trump says 'trophy decision on hold' after elephant ban lifted

NBC News / U.S. 147 sources

President Trump tweeted Friday "Put big game trophy decision on hold" pending a review, after an agency reversed a ban on importation of elephant trophies.

Friday, Nov 17

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

Journal Star 135 sources

AMHERST, S.D. — TransCanada's Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday.

Sen. Al Franken accused of sexual impropriety

Fox News 614 sources

Numbers of congressmen are joining the Minnesota lawmaker's call for an ethics investigation; Doug McKelway has the details for 'Special Report

Rev. Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson's disease

Fox News 117 sources

Jackson tells supporters the diagnosis isn't a sign to stop working but a 'signal' to make 'lifestyle changes.'

This is Tesla’s big new all-electric truck – the Tesla Semi

TechCrunch 253 sources

It boasts a considerable charge capacity, and has a very aesthetically distinct look, as you can see, which will obviously help it stand out from other commercial freight vehicles on the road. The Tesla Semi will go 0 to 60 mph in just 5…

Thursday, Nov 16

Radio host accuses Sen. Al Franken of groping her during USO tour

NY Daily News 434 sources

Leeann Tweeden came forward on Thursday with allegations that Senator Al Franken groped and kissed her a decade ago.

Mistrial in Sen. Bob Menendez corruption trial after jury deadlocks

Philly.com 262 sources

Jurors deadlocked on the corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, leaving bribery charges against him unresolved and the New Jersey Democrat secure in his seat for now - dashing Republican hopes of boosting their Senate majority. As…

GOP tax plan in trouble after key Republican senator says he won’t back it

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said he will not support the emerging GOP tax plan because it disproportionately benefits corporations at the expense of other businesses, a stance that signals major trouble for party leaders attempting to pass a…

House passes sweeping tax bill in huge victory for GOP

The Hill 362 sources

GOP leaders are hoping to get legislation to President Trump's desk by Christmas.

Wednesday, Nov 15

GOP targets health mandate in tax reform

The Hill 210 sources

Senate Republicans are including the repeal of ObamaCare's individual mandate in their tax-reform bill, a risky play that meets President Trump's demands but could cost the measure support from centrists. Repealing the mandate gives…

Consumer bureau chief announces resignation

The Hill 84 sources

Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has told his agency's employees he is resigning.Cordray told CFPB employees that he expects “to step down from his position here before the end of the...

Robert Mugabe in custody as army takes control

Sky News 583 sources

The Zimbabwean army has said president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been taken into custody after gunfire was heard near his compound and troops seized control of the state broadcaster.

Australia votes to legalise same sex marriage

Sky News / World 352 sources

Australians have voted to legalise same sex marriage in a national survey.

Tuesday, Nov 14

Jeff Sessions Weighs Competing Special Counsel Focused On Clinton, Democrats

The Huffington Post 207 sources

President Trump has questioned why the Justice Department isn't looking into Democrats. The attorney general says he's on the case.

Donald Trump Jr. Messaged With WikiLeaks During Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post 184 sources

The messages were handed over to congressional investigators probing Russia's influence on the 2016 election.

Sessions Says He's Never Lied About Russia-Trump ...

Bloomberg / News 224 sources

Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied he lied or misled Congress about contacts with Russia by people involved in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign ...

Roy Moore: fifth woman says Senate nominee sexually assaulted her as a teenager

The Guardian / US 443 sources

Woman says Moore attacked her in a car when she was 16 and threatened her: ‘You are a child. If you tell anyone, no one will believe you’