Monday, November 20, 2017

Nation & World

Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

WASHINGTON — "You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women’s private parts — but denied he really did ...
Published: 11/19/17
15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco — Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede as food aid was being distributed in a southern village. It said the stampede took place Sunday in the village of Sid...
Published: 11/19/17
Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’

Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’

PHILADELPHIA — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men across American life, women and men of color have been la...
Published: 11/18/17
Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

PARIS — Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears ...
Published: 11/18/17
AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

NEW YORK — 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. AC/DC announced the death Satur...
Published: 11/18/17
Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

HARARE, Zimbabwe — 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 imme...
Published: 11/18/17
Palestinians vow to suspend talks if U.S. closes PLO mission

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if U.S. closes PLO mission

WASHINGTON — Palestinian officials threatened 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 thre...
Published: 11/18/17
Azzedine Alaia, fashion’s most independent designer, is dead at 82

Azzedine Alaia, fashion’s most independent designer, is dead at 82

Azzedine Alaïa, one of the greatest and most uncompromising designers of the 20th and 21st centuries, died Saturday in Paris. He was 77.His company said the cause was a heart attack.Known as a sculptor of the female form, and worn by women from Miche...
Published: 11/18/17
Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83

Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83

NEW YORK — Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on television’s Three’s Company, has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Diann...
Published: 11/18/17
Bonn climate talks end with progress despite U.S. stance

Bonn climate talks end with progress despite U.S. stance

BONN, Germany — As the first glimmer of dawn appeared across the Rhine River, delegates stumbled out of an all-night negotiating session at this year’s global climate talks, expressing satisfaction Saturday at the progress made toward creating a comp...
Published: 11/18/17