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Saturday, October 5th, 2019

 

Ethiopia’s Desisa wins midnight marathon in sprint finish

Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Men’s Marathon – Doha, Qatar – October 6, 2019 Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa celebrates winning gold REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson DOHA (Reuters) – Lelisa Desisa ended an 18-year wait for Ethiopia when he triumphed in a sprint finish against compatriot Mosinet Geremew to win a midnight marathon at the World Athletics Championship on Sunday. Desisa, last year’s New York marathon winner and world silver medalist in Moscow six years ago, became the first Ethiopian to win the title since Gezahegne Abera in 2001. Geremew,Read More


Cameroon Opposition Leader, Supporters Released

FILE – Maurice Kamto, a presidential candidate of Renaissance Movement (MRC), holds a news conference at his headquarter in Yaounde, Cameroon, Oct. 8, 2018. YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (VOA News) – Hundreds of prisoners, including an opposition party leader, were freed Saturday in Cameroon after Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered a halt to court proceedings against them. Supporters sang and shouted at the Yaounde military tribunal as opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who claims he won the October 2018 presidential election, was freed along with other members of his party. Among them wasRead More


Hong Kong lawmakers challenge mask ban as protests persist

Hong Kong police detain a protester on the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. All subway and train services were suspended, lines formed at the cash machines of shuttered banks, and shops were closed as Hong Kong dusted itself off and then started marching again Saturday after another night of rampaging violence decried as “a very dark day” by the territory’s embattled leader. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) HONG KONG (Associated Press) — A group of pro-democracy Hong Kong legislators filed a legal challenge against the government’s use ofRead More


DeBarge – Rhythm Of The Night (Official Music Video)

DeBarge – Rhythm Of The Night (Official Music Video) REMASTERED IN HD! Music video by DeBarge performing Rhythm Of The Night. (C) 1985 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. #Remastered —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: October 05, 2019 at 09:43PM


Corona – Rhythm of the Night

Corona – Rhythm of the Night Corona – Rhythm of the Night Classic 90’s dance hit —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: October 05, 2019 at 09:43PM


Corona – Rhythm of the Night

Corona – Rhythm of the Night Corona – Rhythm of the Night Classic 90’s dance hit —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: October 05, 2019 at 09:43PM


Pompeo: State Dept. will follow law in impeachment inquiry (VIDEO)

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers a speech at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Pompeo is in Greece on the last leg of a four-nation European tour that has been overshadowed by the impeachment inquiry in Washington. Pompeo has sought to avoid the drama back home by focusing on matters directly related to his trip. (Costas Baltas/Pool via AP) WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday the State Department intends to follow the law in the House impeachmentRead More


Trump: Dems will pay ‘tremendous price’ at polls

Trump: Dems will pay ‘tremendous price’ at polls President Donald Trump is acknowledging Democrats in the House “have the votes” to begin a formal impeachment inquiry, but he says he’s confident it will backfire politically and they won’t have the votes to convict in the GOP-controlled Senate. (Oct. 4) Subscribe for more Breaking News: https://ift.tt/18F6bii Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://ift.tt/2Nv6Z1g Google+: https://ift.tt/seidce Instagram: https://ift.tt/2G5Qog8 ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: https://ift.tt/2AU4Yrb —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: October 05, 2019 at 09:33PM


Mali: 38 dead in worst assault vs. regional security force

BAMAKO, Mali (Associated Press) — Mali’s defense ministry says the death toll from two attacks against Malian members of a regional counterterror force has risen to 38. Gen. Dahirou Dembele said late Thursday this is the biggest loss the G5 Sahel force has recorded since its creation in 2017. He said another 33 soldiers are missing. The government earlier reported 25 dead and 60 missing. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks in central Mali near the Burkina Faso border, though the G5 Sahel force commander has blamed theRead More


Eight killed, 18 wounded in attack near Rwanda’s tourist hub

Musanze district’s Kinigi sector attracts tourists because of its Volcanoes National Park and its mountain gorillas [File: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters] Attack occurred in Musanze district, a popular area for tourists visiting Volcanoes Park to view mountain gorillas. By AL JAZEERA, NEWS AGENCIES Unidentified attackers have killed at least eight people and wounded 18 others during an overnight attack in northern Rwanda near the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to police. The attack took place on Friday in Musanze district’s Kinigi sector which attracts tourists because of itsRead More