Category: Foreign

Teen dies in accident after sending text to boyfriend

Teen dies in accident after sending text to boyfriend

A simple text message took the life of 19-year-old Angelina Holloway. Her death is now the focus of a new anti-texting and driving campaign in Citrus County. On April 18, 2016, while driving home, Angelina veered off of the road in Floral City and crashed her car into a tree. She died on impact. “When […]

Substance addiction: John Skipper resigns as ESPN president

Substance addiction: John Skipper resigns as ESPN president John Skipper

John Skipper resigned as president of ESPN and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks on Monday. George Bodenheimer, ESPN’s president from 1998 to 2011 and its executive chairman until May 2014, will take over as the acting chairman of the company for the next 90 days to help Disney chairman and chief executive officer Bob […]

Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracy

Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracy Zimbabwe

November 2017 will go down in the history of Zimbabwe as the beginning of the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37 year tyranny. A tumultuous week finally culminated in his resignation on November 21st. One cannot understate the widespread jubilation at the demise of Mugabe and his desire to create a dynasty for himself through his […]

Breaking: US Navy says aircraft with 11 aboard crashed into Pacific

Breaking: US Navy says aircraft with 11 aboard crashed into Pacific US

The US Navy says an aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean while on the way to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. The Japan-based 7th Fleet says in a statement that the search and rescue operation has been launched from the carrier. It says the ship was operating in […]

EU pledges support for true democracy in Zimbabwe

EU pledges support for true democracy in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The European Union has offered to assist in Zimbabwe’s transition to democratic elections and inclusive dialogue among all stakeholders after the resignation of Robert Mugabe. This was contained in a statement by the EU foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini. After ruling the country for 37 years, Mugabe offered his immediate resignation from office through a […]

Syrian conflict has now lasted longer than World War II – UN humanitarian envoy

Syrian conflict has now lasted longer than World War II – UN humanitarian envoy Syria

While there had been a period of de-escalation in many areas of war-riven Syria – reducing human suffering to some extent – the fighting now seems to be returning to some of the “bleakest days” of the conflict, a senior United Nations official warned Thursday. The situation is particularly concerning in eastern Ghouta, near the […]

Biden: ‘I regret that I am not president’

Biden: ‘I regret that I am not president’ Biden

Just over two years ago, then–Vice President Joe Biden announced that he would not run to succeed President Barack Obama in 2016. This week he admitted he regrets that he doesn’t occupy the Oval Office, given the potential he sees in the United States. “I regret that I am not president because I think there […]

Texas church shooting suspect court-martialed in 2012 for assault

Texas church shooting suspect court-martialed in 2012 for assault Texas Church

The suspect who opened fire inside a South Texas church has been identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley, law enforcement sources tell CBS News. Authorities on Sunday only identified the suspect as a young white male. They said he was dressed in all black and tactical gear when he opened fire at the First Baptist […]

NYC terror suspect deserves death penalty – Trump

NYC terror suspect deserves death penalty – Trump Trump

President Trump tweeted late Wednesday that the alleged terrorist who killed eight people in New York should get the death penalty. “NYC terrorist was happy as he asked to hang ISIS flag in his hospital room. He killed 8 people, badly injured 12. SHOULD GET DEATH PENALTY!” the president tweeted. Trump’s post came hours after […]

Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty

Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty Trump

Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the FBI, it was announced on Monday. It was a sharp […]