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‘These things matter’: Sen. Flake cautions Trump on South Africa claims

‘These things matter’: Sen. Flake cautions Trump on South Africa claims

As South Africa woke up to Trump's words, conflict erupted - on Twitter, and among academics who have spent years carefully studying this sensitive issue. Here are the key issues in the debate. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a media conference at the end of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg , South Africa, on July 27, 2018.


Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'

Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'

BROOKLYN, IOWA-Television cameras had for weeks swarmed this small town in Iowa farm country as the police looked for Mollie Tibbetts , the college student who went for a jog last month and never returned home. Appearing on "America's Newsroom", Mr. Patrick, a Republican, said the Democrats were dragging their feet on bipartisan immigration reform because they're trying to politicize the issue ahead of the November midterm elections.


British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison

British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison

Zaghari-Ratcliffe was not allowed to call her family and had to borrow a phone from someone outside the prison to call her brother, who lives in Tehran, to pick her up. As a condition of the furlough, Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been barred from conducting any interviews with the media, can not visit the grounds of any foreign embassy and may not attempt to leave the country, the statement from Free Nazanin said.


Zimbabwe president's inauguration set for Sunday

Zimbabwe president's inauguration set for Sunday

Meanwhile, Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC Alliance has told supporters before today's ruling that "Mnangagwa is illegitimate" and the opposition outfit will fight and soldier on. In a first for the country, the proceedings were broadcast live on state television. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa told Reuters that Mnangagwa would be inaugurated on Sunday.


In Fiery Denial, Rep. Duncan Hunter Rips Prosecution As 'Witch Hunt'

In Fiery Denial, Rep. Duncan Hunter Rips Prosecution As 'Witch Hunt'

Hunter has been on the federal authorities' radar since April 2016, when the FEC began looking at some questionable campaign expense reports . When questioned, Duncan Hunter reportedly said his teenage son used his credit card for one game, and more unauthorized charges appeared after Duncan tried to close the website.


Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India

Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India

However, Pakistan has categorically stated that there was no mention of "terrorists operating in Pakistan" during the said conversation. "This should be immediately corrected", Faisal tweeted. "We hope to forge a good, productive working relationship with the new civilian government", she said. In response, the State Department reiterated that it stood by the earlier readout, but did not specifically restate that terrorism was discussed.