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June 24, 2017 4:13 AM Tributes pour in for Botswana’s Sir Ketumile Masire

Politicians from at home and abroad led the tributes as Botswana mourned the passing of former President Sir Ketumile Masire. “He had the charisma, people would come and follow his rallies. This man had the gift of the gab,” said former Speaker of the National Assembly Margaret Nasha. That charisma, combined with discipline, focus, democracy and a deep understanding 2

June 20, 2017 7:48 PM The Latest: Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

A spokesman for Portugal's Civil Protection Agency says none of the planes fighting deadly wildfires in the center of the country are missing. A tractor is used to clear a path to slow a forest fire approaching the village of Ouzenda, outside Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Ouzenda residents were evacuated and firefighters moved 3

June 19, 2017 5:13 PM Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne

The man arrested on suspicion of carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack is 47-year-old Darren Osborne from Cardiff, the BBC understands. He was held after a van hit Muslims who had been attending evening prayers at a north London mosque. They had been helping a man who had collapsed. He later died but it is not clear if it was because of the attack 3

June 18, 2017 5:19 AM Utah Muslim leader closer to home, but again delayed by restrictions

SALT LAKE CITY — The leader of a Salt Lake mosque and his family finally were able to leave Kenya, but his much-anticipated arrival in Utah is again delayed by flight restrictions and they now are waiting at LAX for permission to return to their home here. Imam Yusuf Abdi, a U.S. citizen since 2010, tried to fly his wife and children home to Salt Lake on Tuesday 2

June 14, 2017 8:07 PM ‘Not trying to chase your grandma’: Crackdown on left-lane slowpokes passes NC House panel

Despite concerns the bill could penalize slow-driving grandmothers, a proposal to fine drivers who block traffic in the left lane advanced in the N.C. House Wednesday. House Bill 827 would give law enforcement the power to issue $200 fines to drivers caught “impeding the flow of traffic” in the left lane of a highway — unless a driver is actively passing 1

June 10, 2017 7:50 AM 'Black Panther' Teaser Trailer will leave you wanting more

The wait for Marvel's adaptation of the first African superhero - Black Panther is finally over as the makers have released the first teaser trailer of the film, starring Chadwick Boseman as King T’Challa. Directed by Ryan Coogler the teaser has piqued fans' interest in this new and unchartered world of Wakanda. The wait for Marvel's adaptation of the first 9

June 7, 2017 7:08 PM Forget the polls, what are people in one of our most marginal seats really thinking?

For many people Thursday’s decision has never been harder Elections try to persuade you everything is a straight choice: Labour v Tory, in v out, strong v chaotic, humane v heartless. But outside of the brutally black-and-white – or red-and-blue – arguments of social media it isn’t that simple. In real life people’s views don’t tend to neatly fit into prevailing 14

June 5, 2017 5:23 PM Cheick Tiote dies in China after collapsing in training session

Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote died on Monday after collapsing during training with Beijing Enterprises, the club confirmed. He was 30. Beijing Enterprises said the former Newcastle midfielder died about one hour after losing consciousness in training. "At approximately 6 p.m. of June 5, 2017, when the team was having their regular training session 1

June 5, 2017 3:35 PM Uhuru set to take campaign to NASA backyard

President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Tuesday start a week-long meet-the-people tour that will see him visit Kisii, Nyamira, Kakamega, Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu and Bungoma counties. The visit to the counties of South Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley regions come immediately after a successful tour of Nyandarua, Laikipia and Nakuru counties where President 3

June 5, 2017 3:44 AM British Police Arrest 12 as ISIS Claims London Terror Attack

(LONDON) — British police arrested a dozen people Sunday in a widening terrorism investigation after attackers using a van and large knives turned a balmy evening of nightlife into a bloodbath and killed seven people in the heart of London. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Although the attackers were also dead, authorities raced to determine