‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there. The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least a dozen people killed…
Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

Wealth inequality around the world is "out of control" and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Oxfam, which has for years been trying to bring attention to the issue ahead of the World Economic…
China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

China's 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low, adding to pressure on Beijing to settle a tariff war with Washington. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months ending in December dipped to 6.4 percent —…

Giuliani: ‘So what’ if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony. But, he added, "so what" if he did? Giuliani told CNN's "State of the Union" that he did not know if Trump had discussed with Cohen a 2017 congressional interview…

Authorities: Police officer gunned down in Mobile, Alabama

A police officer has been shot to death in Mobile, Alabama. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Batiste told reporters that Officer Sean Tuder was gunned down Sunday afternoon.Batiste said one suspect has been taken into custody. However, he said he could not immediately confirm if the 19-year-old suspect fired the shot that killed Tuder. Batiste said…

Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelled

Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in an eastern area, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in Nairobi. National police chief Joseph Boinnet says security forces fought off the attackers at Shimbirey near Garissa town on Sunday. There are no reports of casualties. Al-Shabab, an extremist group…

Tornados inflict damage in Alabama town, Florida Panhandle

Homes, businesses, government offices and churches were among the buildings badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama over the weekend. The severe weather hit Saturday and another tornado was reported later that evening at an air base in the Florida Panhandle. On Sunday, the National Weather Service says its initial surveys indicated there…

Americans take stock of shutdown’s everyday effects

You and your loved ones aren't federal employees or contractors, and you don't live in a setting or have a job closely tied to government programs. So what does the government shutdown have to do with you? More than you might think. Washington's doings, or not-doings, can be woven into everyday American life from a…
Polish PM calls for respect in public life after mayor slain

Polish PM calls for respect in public life after mayor slain

Poland's conservative Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on politicians and public figures Sunday to make the public debate more respectful after the slaying of Gdansk city mayor which raised calls for national reconciliation. Morawiecki said that the death of Pawel Adamowicz was a "great evil" that should be turned into something positive. Events were held…

Chile says 2 dead, thousands without power after quake

Chilean officials say a magnitude-6.7 earthquake has killed at least two people and left thousands without electricity in the country's north. The U.S. Geological Survey says the Saturday night quake was centered 15.6 kilometers (9.7 miles) south-southwest of the city of Coquimbo, and it had a depth of 53 kilometers (33 miles). The national emergency…

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