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Baptist church complains about being branded ‘pedophile congregation’ after controversial pastor defended Roy Moore

The Raw Story - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 7:08pm
The Highland Gardens Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama is complaining about an angry backlash after former Pastor Earl Wise reportedly said he would back Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore even if all of the allegations were true. “He’s not the pastor here anymore. He hasn’t b...

Harare streets erupt in joy after Mugabe's resignation

Al Jazeera - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 7:02pm
As news of Robert Mugabe's resignation spread, people in Zimbabwe's capital Harare took to the streets to celebrate.

Hinkley Point will 'hit the poorest hardest', say MPs

BBC News - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 7:00pm
A report claims that the cost of the nuclear power station will weigh on poorer households.

Why so many sexual harassment cases in US, not UK?

BBC News - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:59pm
There are huge differences in libel laws, which might explain why the scandal has hit the US so hard.

Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman says she has no plans for political office

The Raw Story - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:57pm
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman, who announced on Tuesday she will step down early next year, said she has no plans to run for public office. “I stay active in politics by contributing to candidates from both sides of the aisle who I agree with on core issues, but asid...

U.S. Agency Foresees Severe Famine in Yemen Under Saudi Blockade

World News (NY Times) - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:55pm
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network added its voice to the alarms of imminent and widespread famine in Yemen because of the Saudi-led blockade.

Mueller probing Kushner’s outreach to foreign leaders during transition and role in controversial UN dispute

The Raw Story - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:54pm
Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner’s foreign contacts during the presidential transition, particularly focusing on his involvement in a controversial U.N. resolution that censured Israel over its expansion of Jewish settlements in the Palestinian territories. According to ...

Wigan Athletic 3-0 Doncaster Rovers

BBC News - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:52pm
Wigan winger Ryan Colclough scores twice and is then substituted so he can attend the birth of his second child.

Victor Moses - the asylum-seeking orphan who conquered the Premier League

BBC News - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:50pm
AFOTY nominee Victor Moses lost his parents at 11 and arrived in London with no English before finding success in football.

All eyes on Beirut as Saad Hariri returns

Al Jazeera - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:44pm
Hariri arrives in Beirut for the first time since sudden resignation announced during a visit to Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President, Ending 37-Year Rule

World News (NY Times) - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:40pm
It seemed to be an abrupt capitulation by Mr. Mugabe, who had refused only two days earlier to step down.

China’s Flashy Ex-Internet Censor Faces Corruption Investigation

World News (NY Times) - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:35pm
The onetime gatekeeper of China’s internet, who purged China’s social media of its most beloved personalities, has been detained and is under investigation.

House ethics panel investigating allegations against US Rep. Conyers

The Raw Story - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:32pm
The House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt. A BuzzFeed News report late on Monday cited alleg...

Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC News - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:26pm
Tottenham come from behind to beat Borussia Dortmund in Germany and secure first place in Group H of the Champions League.

Congressman Bob Brady probed by FBI for campaign fraud

The Raw Story - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:22pm
Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Brady, who oversees the settlements paid by Congress for sexual discrimination complaints, is under FBI investigation for false statements, conspiracy and campaign fraud, documents showed Tuesday....

CNN’s Acosta hits Trump for calling Doug Jones ‘soft on crime’ — while endorsing alleged child molester Roy Moore

The Raw Story - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:19pm
During a CNN panel discussion about Donald Trump’s impromptu endorsement of accused child molester Roy Moore for one of Alabama’s U.S. Senate seats, fill-in host Jim Acosta noted the hypocrisy of the president calling Moore’s opponent, Doug Jones, “soft on crime.” With ...

Net Neutrality, John Conyers, Zimbabwe: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:14pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Why I injected myself with an untested gene therapy

BBC News - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:11pm
The biohacker movement wants to cure disease without the help of government or big companies

ICE ordered to 'redo' asylum parole in detention centre

Al Jazeera - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:10pm
A New York immigrant jail is ordered to redo parole procedures for asylum seekers who face 'irreparable harm'.

Thanksgiving hotline offers responses to racist white family members, Trump discussion

The Raw Story - Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 6:10pm
A nationwide network of white Americans hoping to weed out support for white supremacy has set up a free texting service, the SURJ Holiday Mobile Hotline, to help people respond and report racist Thanksgiving conversations....
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