19 May 2017, 08:42 | Winifred Adams
Gunfire hits Abidjan, Bouake and San Pedro amid mutiny
They were integrated into the army and represent some 8,400 soldiers of the more than 20,000 members of Ivory Coast's army. Authorities will maintain a firm line with the mutiny, government spokesman Bruno Kone said.
Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic
The statues would be put in storage while the city looks for a suitable place to display them, the mayor has said. The PGT Beauregard monument is the third of four confederate-era monuments removed from the city in recent weeks.
Dayton vetoes bill for teacher licensing overhaul
Its passage allows the state to get an extension to continue using standard driver's licenses to board planes until October 2020. But even before the debate over immigrant identification, Minnesota lawmakers had a problem with the Real ID Act.
Syrian govt denies US claim of crematorium at prison
A former Syrian army colonel who joined the opposition said what the State Department revealed about Saydnaya "is not surprising". During his briefing, Jones presented photographs showing some evidence of the building believed to be a crematorium .