Zimbabwe’s military has placed Robert Mugabe, the country’s only leader since gaining independence in 1980, under house arrest in a move that has the trappings of a coup.
Military officials announced on television early Wednesday that the military had taken custody of Mugabe and that he and his family are “safe and sound, and their security is guaranteed.” They didn’t characterize their actions as an attempt to unseat Mugabe or to take over the country in the long term.
“We are only targeting criminals around him who are committing crimes that are causing social and economic suffering in the country in order to bring them to justice,” Maj. Gen. Sibusiso Moyo, a [...]
Australia, rejoice! Australians have voiced their opinion on same-sex marriage — and they are overwhelmingly in favor of it.
According to the results of a historic national postal survey announced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday, 61.6 percent of Australian voters said yes, same-sex marriage should be legalized. A majority in every single state and territory voted in favor of marriage equality, with a turnout of 79.5 percent of eligible voters nationwide.
The results now go to the government, which opted to survey the population before the parliament took up its own vote on the issue.
A bill is expected to pass, with many opponents of marriage [...]
Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter showed Donald Trump what real winning looks like on Saturday evening.
The ex-presidents gathered in College Station, Texas for a benefit concert that was put together to raise money for One America Appeal’s ongoing hurricane relief efforts. The concert featured an assortment of rock and country musicians — including an unadvertised appearance by Lady Gaga.
Now that’s what I call an audience😍 https://t.co/1JY6uCuEpz #OneAmericaAppeal performing in a few minutes! pic.twitter.com/lT6OqIVbD2
— xoxo, Gaga (@ladygaga) October 22, [...]