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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clings to power as deadline passes

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clings to power as deadline passes

In this particular case, the ruling party finds itself in bed with the opposition, which had already indicated its readiness to haul Mugabe over the coals through the impeachment route. That is the truth and while we celebrate what they have done to remove Mr Mugabe, it is also important that we all remind the military that their role should never be to secure the election or removal of any president.


Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, theatre and exhibitions

Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, theatre and exhibitions

Turkish authorities have banned all LGBT events in the country's capital, citing risks to "public safety". All LGBTI events, including cinema, theater, discussion panels and interviews, were forbidden until further notice, Ankara's gubernatorial office said, to avert "public hatred and hostility" likely to emerge "within certain segments" of society.


Scaffolding Collapses in SoHo, Reports of Injuries

Scaffolding Collapses in SoHo, Reports of Injuries

Photos quickly flooded social media showing wooden planks and metal scaffolding strewn about with FDNY firefighters on the scene. In another wind-related incident captured on video Sunday, scaffolding was filmed hitting a building as it was tossed around in the air.


'Justice League' Opens To DCEU Low $96 Million

'Justice League' Opens To DCEU Low $96 Million

Justice League may not have had monstrous opening weekend numbers, but studios anticipated that it would and cleared the decks accordingly. The domestic family comedy amassed 70,993 admissions for a total of 1.45 million at the box office .


Pakistan humanitarian aid to arrive in Iran

Pakistan humanitarian aid to arrive in Iran

Though the 2015 nuclear deal lifted some sanctions, others from as far as the days after the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran still stand, including those that prohibit the some 1 million Iranian-Americans from directly sending cash to Iran.


The GOP tax bill is an assault on higher education — ASCH

The GOP tax bill is an assault on higher education — ASCH

A hypothetical student at the Pittsburgh college's public policy school, Heinz College, would see their taxable income leap from $13,600 to $59,704 when their $46,000 tuition waiver was factored in - increasing the taxes they paid by 476%. Patrick W. Thomas, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, wrote in an email that Harvard graduate students earning a typical stipend of roughly $35,000 could see their federal income taxes increase nearly four-fold-from around $3,300 to $12,000 ...