Government And Politics

PM: Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Tal Afar from IS

Aug 20, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Aabadi says operation to retake town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group begins

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claim

Aug 20, 2017

Zimbabwean state media say the wife of President Robert Mugabe has returned home from South Africa despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg

Officials: Slain officers didn't have chance to return fire

Aug 20, 2017

Officials say two officers in Florida who were slain while on patrol didn't have a chance to return fire

Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"

Aug 20, 2017

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans upstaged planned "free speech rally" by a small group in Boston a week after a violent clash in Virginia

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Aug 20, 2017

Researchers find wreckage of USS Indianapolis, ship that carried critical components of Hiroshima bomb and became worst maritime disaster in Navy's history

Iraqi prime minister says operation to retake Tal Afar from Islamic State group has begun

Aug 20, 2017

Iraqi prime minister says operation to retake Tal Afar from Islamic State group has begun

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

Aug 20, 2017

Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health has died

The Latest: About 20 protesters linger near Dallas cemetery

Aug 20, 2017

Only about 20 protesters remain across the street from a Dallas cemetery where police in riot gear broke up a clash over a Confederate monument

'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

Aug 20, 2017

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged on downtown Boston Saturday in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally"

Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84

Aug 20, 2017

Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84

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