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Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned
by By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA
35 minutes ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Giddy with joy and finally free to speak out, vast throngs of demonstrators turned Zimbabwe's capital into a carnival ground on Saturday in a peaceful outpouring of disdain for President Robert Mugabe and calls for him to quit immediately. Still clinging to his now-powerless post, the longtime leader was scheduled on Sunday to discuss his expected exit with the military command that put him under house arrest....
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
'No fireworks' at NAFTA talks, but few signs of progress
45 minutes ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, but the current round of talks are progressing with civility, some participants said on Saturday.
[From Reuters: Top News]
US general says illegal nuclear launch order can be refused
by By ROB GILLIES
1 hour ago
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal....
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64
by By MARK KENNEDY
2 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black," has died. He was 64....
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
Sinn Fein's divisive leader to step down after over 30 years
by By SYLVIA HUI
2 hours ago
LONDON (AP) -- Gerry Adams, the divisive politician known around the world as the face of the Irish republican movement as it shifted from violence to peace, announced Saturday that he was stepping down as leader of Sinn Fein next year after heading the party for over 30 years....
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
Zimbabwe's ruling party set to sack Mugabe, sources say
4 hours ago
HARARE (Reuters) - The leaders of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to approve the dismissal of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader the southern African nation has known since independence 37 years ago, two party sources have said.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community
by By STEVE PEOPLES
4 hours ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies....
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul
by By JAY REEVES
4 hours ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."...
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission
by By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE
5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington. The potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine President Donald Trump's bid for Mideast peace - a mission he has handed his son-in-law, Jared Kushner....
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states
by By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and DAVID A. LIEB
5 hours ago
ATLANTA (AP) -- A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise....
[From AP Top News at 10:27 p.m. EST]
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