Alabama Media Group Rejects Cease-And-Desist Order From Roy Moore — With A Warning

The Alabama Media Group has flatly rejected a demand from Roy Moore’s attorneys to “cease and desist” reporting about accusations of sexual misconduct against the Republican Senate candidate. … [Read more...]

Alabama Media Group Rejects Cease-And-Desist Order From Roy Moore — With A Warning

The Alabama Media Group has flatly rejected a demand from Roy Moore’s attorneys to “cease and desist” reporting about accusations of sexual misconduct against the Republican Senate candidate. … [Read more...]

Woman jailed for life for killing man who sexually abused her as a child

Cyntonia Brown was given a 51-year prison sentence for the first-degree murder of 43-year-old estate agent Johnny Allen. Brown was being trafficked by an abusive man in 2004 when Mr Allen picked her up on the street. Now 25 years old, calls are growing for Brown's release. … [Read more...]

Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF sets Mugabe impeachment ball rolling

Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF sets Mugabe impeachment ball rolling

By Joe Brock and MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to resign and bring the curtain down on nearly four decades in power. Impeachment could see Mugabe kicked out by a vote in parliament in under a day and would represent an ignominious end to the career of the "Grand Old Man" of … [Read more...]

Elderly couple suing police alleging excessive force after hibiscus plants mistaken for marijuana

An elderly couple in Pennsylvania is suing their insurance company and their local police after they were allegedly arrested and mistreated after their hibiscus plants were wrongly reported as marijuana plants. Edward Cramer, 69, and his wife Audrey, 66, from Buffalo Township, allege they were handcuffed and forced to sit in a hot police car for hours last month aft arrived looking for drugs. The couple are suing the Buffalo Township police and … [Read more...]

Sarah Palin claims she doesn't suffer sexual harassment because she 'packs' a gun

American politician Sarah Palin has said she doesn’t suffer sexual harassment because she “packs” a gun. The one-time Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States claimed that men probably don’t “mess” with her because she carries a weapon. In an interview with MSNBC, Ms Palin was pressed on the issue of sexual misconduct and asked whether she had experienced sexual harassment in the workplace. … [Read more...]

Two killed in protests after Kenya's top court upholds election

Two killed in protests after Kenya's top court upholds election

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday validated the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta, sparking opposition protests that left two dead, according to police. While the court decision led to celebrations in ruling party strongholds, protesters took to the street in opposition areas in the capital and the west of the country. One protester was killed in Nairobi's Kibera slum, while a paramedic tending the injured at a demonstration in western … [Read more...]

US military in Japan under alcohol ban after accident

US military in Japan under alcohol ban after accident

US Forces in Japan banned all personnel from consuming alcohol after a drink-driving accident on the island of Okinawa where anti-base sentiment runs high. … [Read more...]

SitRep: North Korea Readying New Round of Launches, Intel Says

Iranian general spotted on front lines in Syria; U.S. sends more commandos to Somalia … [Read more...]

France’s Monstrous Char B1 Tank Ate Hitler's Best Tanks for Breakfast

Once he had destroyed the entire company—11 Panzer IIIs and two Panzer IVs in all—Billotte continued his advance and added two 37-millimeter anti-tank guns to the tally. By 7:00 A.M., Stonne was back under French control and would remain so for the rest of the day. The same day, the tank Riquewhir would charge into a column of enemy infantry, its blood-stained tracks causing the German 64th Schutzen Regiment to panic and flee an entire sector … [Read more...]

Monday's Morning Email: “I Am The Devil" — How Charles Manson Mesmerized America

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Zarrab trial in U.S. is a 'clear plot against Turkey', government says

Zarrab trial in U.S. is a 'clear plot against Turkey', government says

A U.S. court case against a wealthy Turkish gold trader is a "clear plot against Turkey" that lacks any legal basis, Ankara's government spokesman said on Monday, ratcheting up rhetoric ahead of a trial that has strained diplomatic relations. Bekir Bozdag also told a news conference that the U.S. case was aimed at harming economic relations between Turkey, Iran and Russia. "The Zarrab case is a clear plot against Turkey, a political case and … [Read more...]

Robert Mugabe 'could be impeached in two days' as resignation deadline passes

Zimbabwe’s parliament could impeach Robert Mugabe and remove him from presidential office within two days, a ruling party official has said following the 93-year old president's shock refusal to stand down in an address to the nation.  Paul Mangwana, Zanu-PF’s deputy secretary for legal affairs, told reporters at the party's Harare headquarters that impeachment could be set in motion as early as Tuesday amid claims Mr Mugabe avoided … [Read more...]

Seoul: 2 top North Korean military officers punished

Seoul: 2 top North Korean military officers punished

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Monday that North Korea has punished two of its top military officers, including one widely seen as its second-most powerful official, during a highly unusual inspection of the military's powerful political bureau. … [Read more...]