South Africa's under-fire finance minister declines to comment on ANC backing
By Stella Mapenzauswa CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan declined on Thursday to say whether he was confident of the ruling party's support, less than a week before he appears in court to answer fraud charges in a saga that has rocked the government.
Spokesman: 90 migrants believed dead off Libyan shoreCAIRO (AP) ? The spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Thursday that more than 90 migrants are believed dead after their rickety boat was damaged shortly after leaving the Libyan coast.
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Post-election unity? Clinton and Trump won't say yet
WASHINGTON (AP) ? With a dozen days left until Election Day, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are refusing to commit to working with each other after the election, putting in question their abilities to heal the country's wounds after a volatile presidential race.
Michael Phelps, Nicole Johnson secretly married in June
APNewsBreak: Abu Sayyaf got $7.3 million from kidnappings
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? Abu Sayyaf pocketed at least 353 million pesos ($7.3 million) from ransom kidnappings in the first six months of the year and have turned to abductions of foreign tugboat crewmen as military offensives restricted the militants' mobility, a confidential Philippine government report said.
Pakistan bans protest and rallies in Islamabad for 2 months
ISLAMABAD (AP) ? The Pakistani government on Thursday banned all political meetings, rallies and protests in the capital, Islamabad, ahead of a planned opposition march against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Nov. 2.