Hurricane Florence begins to batter US east coast
The outer reaches of Hurricane Florence began lashing coastal North Carolina with heavy winds and flooded roads on Thursday ahead of an expected landfall that will bring walls of water and lingering downpours to parts of the US East Coast.  The centre of Florence is expected to hit North Carolina's southern coast on Friday, then…
Freed on bail and facing a charge of treason, Ugandan MP Bobi Wine continues to speak out against what he sees as repressive tactics from the government of President Yoweri Museveni. Wine and around 30 other opposition figures were arrested last month following a tense by-election campaign event that involved stones being thrown at the president's…
  Venezuela's economy has been rapidly deteriorating for years, driving a growing number of Venezuelans into poverty and creating scarcities of basic food items and medicine. Since President Nicolas Maduro took power in April 2013, Venezuela's bolivar has lost 99.99 percent against the US dollar on the black market. Few Venezuelans have access to the…
For the first time ever, the European Parliament has voted to sanction a member state. Hungary is accused of flouting EU rules on democracy, civil rights and corruption, with government attacks on the courts and media seen as a threat to the Euopean rules-based order. The allegations triggered the vote which could mean Hungary can…
Eminem’s ‘Lucky You’ Video Sends A Message To Young Rappers: He’s Watching
Since dropping his ninth album, Kamikaze, out of the blue in late August, Eminem's been in the news a lot. Most of the headlines stem from the rapper's ongoing beefs with everyone from Joe Budden to Machine Gun Kelly, but it appears Em is now turning the focus back on promoting his new project. After…