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Mugabe has not made any public appearances since he stepped down after 37 years in power amid impeachment proceedings. There is talk that the vote could be brought forward to as early as March. His successor is under pressure to reverse the economic decline before the 2018 elections and has vowed to focus on rejuvenating the struggling economy and creating jobs.
  • German Social Democrats agree to start grand coalition talks

    German Social Democrats agree to start grand coalition talks

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    The collapse of talks with two smaller parties last month left Merkel with two options:?forming a minority government or entering talks with the SPD for another grand coalition. The SPD is wary about hastily renewing its partnership with the conservatives after it suffered a stinging defeat in September's elections. But an official with the Social Democrats (SPD) said the party would first hold consultations before it announced a decision on Friday.
  • Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Indonesia; Fatalities Reported

    Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Indonesia; Fatalities Reported

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    People fled central Java amid fears that the natural disaster would cause a tsunami. 'Houses and other buildings are damaged in many areas, ' he said in a statement. The one-minute quake could be strongly felt in the country's capital Jakarta more than 200 kilometers northwest of the epicenter. The quake just after 3:30a.m.
  • Man shot by police at Amsterdam airport after threatening crowds with knife

    Man shot by police at Amsterdam airport after threatening crowds with knife

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    Dutch military police on Friday opened fire on a man armed with a knife at Amsterdam's busy Schiphol airport, they said . "A man at Schiphol was shot by the military police after threatening with a knife". The immediate area around the incident was closed to the public, but the airport was functioning normally, the spokesman said . The man had made threats with a knife and was shot at the central plaza of Schiphol airport, an area with shops and restaurants, spokesman Stan Verberkt said .
  • YOU'RE FIRED!: Omarosa 'physically dragged' from White House, reports say

    YOU'RE FIRED!: Omarosa 'physically dragged' from White House, reports say

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    Omarosa , who became the reality-TV world's favorite villainess shortly after she met Trump on his NBC competition series The Apprentice way back in 2004, will officially leave the White House on January 20, 2018. According to a report by New York Daily News, an unnamed source stated, "General Kelly didn't allow her to speak to him", adding "That's why she [Manigault] was cursing and threatening".
  • Suspect in Virginia vehicle attack faces upgraded murder charge

    Suspect in Virginia vehicle attack faces upgraded murder charge

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    Heyer at the time of the impact. Fields has said that he drove to Charlottesville by himself from OH and wanted to hear a speaker at the rally - he was revealed to have had Nazi sympathies in high school. She said she is also keeping the location a secret to protect people working there. In the case of Commonwealth v. James Fields, Judge Downer granted the Commonwealth's motion to amend the second degree murder warrant pending against him to charge the offense of first degree murder.
  • NY bombing suspect taunted Trump on day of explosion

    NY bombing suspect taunted Trump on day of explosion

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    Police found a nine-volt battery inside Ullah's trousers pocket, wires connected the battery running under his jacket, two plastic zip-ties, several fragments of metal pipe, metal screws, and fragments of a Christmas tree lightbulb. A plume of white smoke cleared to show the man sprawled on the ground and commuters scattering. (AAP) Emergency crews respond to the explosion. The officers struggled with Ullah to prevent him from reaching the cellphone, and "based on their training, realized ...
  • Turkey's leader: Jerusalem should be Palestinian capital

    Turkey's leader: Jerusalem should be Palestinian capital

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    Guerend emphasized that the European Union has a special responsibility with regard to the Middle East issue, mainly since the European Union is always viewed as being on Israel's side. "Because it is completely biased towards Israel", he said. Mr Abbas had initially planned to meet with Pence in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem, but two senior aides have said the meeting would not take place because of Mr Trump's change in policy on Jerusalem.
  • 93yo Florida woman handcuffed, jailed after eviction days before birthday

    93yo Florida woman handcuffed, jailed after eviction days before birthday

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    The police attempted to help her out of the apartment but she slid from her wheelchair to the floor in protest and resisted the attempts of officers who then tried to pick her up. Twinem told the local news outlet that Fitzgerald's family had been contacted and so had the Homeless Coalition, LiveStream Behavior Center, the United Way of Lake County, Family and Children's Services of Lake County, the Area Agency on Aging and several other apartments and transitional housing programs.
  • But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels?

    But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels?

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    NY state will commit $1.75 billion to the project; New Jersey (through New Jersey Transit ) will commit $1.9 billion; and the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey will fund $1.9 billion for a combined total of $5.55 billion, the governors announced.