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Mexico police, mayor arrested over 10 burned bodies

A Mexican mayor and four police officers were arrested in connection with the murder of 10 people whose bodies were burned, officials said Monday, in the latest scandal involving the country’s security forces. The victims were found in a charred pickup truck in the western state of Michoacan on Saturday. …

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Clinton accepts historic nomination, slams Trump vision

Hillary Clinton on Thursday claimed her place in history as she became the first woman presidential nominee of a major US party, promising economic opportunity for all and rejecting Donald Trump’s dark picture of America. The former secretary of state, her hand on her heart, received ecstatic cheers from thousands …

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This Insane DNC Is the Convention the Internet Made

Marcia Fudge never stood a chance. Though party officials had just named her chair of the Democratic National Convention the day before, the Ohio congress member looked more like an exasperated public school principal, patience already worn thin mere hours into the first day of school. As Fudge addressed the …

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10 alleged rhino poachers arrested in six days

Five alleged rhino poachers are due to appear in KwaMbonambi Magistrate Court in Kwazulu-Natal on Thursday to face charges of possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, trespassing in a national park and illegal hunting, police said. Police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said the five suspects whose ages ranged from 31 …

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Zimbabwe’s unemployed graduates plan demonstration

As the wave of protests continues in Zimbabwe, a group of unemployed graduates calling themselves the Zimbabwe Coalition for Unemployed Graduates are planning a demonstration on August 5 to express their displeasure at the current rate of unemployment in the country. Leader of the group, Rodwell Tendai Nyika, said the …

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Zimbabwe’s #ThisFlag pastor released, charges dropped

Pastor Evan Mawarire

Zimbabwe’s #ThisFlag campaign leader Pastor Evan Mawarire was released on Wednesday evening after the Harare Magistrate’s Court found that his arrest was unconstitutional. Mawarire, who is behind last week’s stayaway, was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly inciting violence and disturbing the peace. Prosecutors tried to change the charge in court …

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Arrest Mugabe and Chinamasa says Biti

If there was anyone to be arrested for inciting public violence in Zimbabwe, then it should be President Robert Mugabe and Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, and not activists who were being persecuted by the government, opposition PDP leader Tendai Biti said Tuesday. Biti was responding to the arrest on allegations …

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Theresa May prepares to take over as Brexit PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron steps down on Wednesday and Theresa May prepares to take his place following a momentous referendum to leave the European Union that has sent shockwaves around the world. Cameron will hold his final weekly question and answer session in parliament before tendering his resignation to Queen …

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