Tragedy

HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe leader pleads for peace after ‘tragedy’

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Zimbabwe’s president is urging political leaders to advocate for peace “as this day that ended in tragedy comes to a close.” President Emmerson Mnangagwa is tweeting not long after he blamed the opposition for deadly violence in the capital that he said … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe leader pleads for peace after ‘tragedy’

BRANSON, Missouri | The Latest: Parson: First responders prevented worse tragedy

BRANSON, Mo. — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says emergency responders and civilian rescuers helped prevent an even worse tragedy after a duck boat capsized on a lake and killed 17 people. Parson spent Friday in the Branson area after the … Continue reading BRANSON, Missouri | The Latest: Parson: First responders prevented worse tragedy

DUBLIN  | Ireland: Anti-abortion group calls vote result ‘a tragedy’

DUBLIN  — A leading anti-abortion group said Saturday that Ireland’s historic abortion referendum has resulted in a “tragedy of historic proportions” in a statement that all but admits defeat, as two exit polls predict an overwhelming victory for those seeking to overturn the country’s strict ban on terminations. Official counting for Friday’s referendum on whether … Continue reading DUBLIN  | Ireland: Anti-abortion group calls vote result ‘a tragedy’

PHILADELPHIA | Wife: Cosby convicted by ‘mob justice, not real justice’

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby’s wife is calling for a criminal investigation into the prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case was “mob justice, not real justice” and a “tragedy” that must be undone. Camille Cosby commented on the case for the first time on Thursday in a statement issued through a spokesman a … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Wife: Cosby convicted by ‘mob justice, not real justice’

Myanmar massacre survivors live amid reminders of tragedy

UKHIA, Bangladesh /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Some of the massacre survivors hold precious photos or mementos that belonged to those they lost. Others bear physical scars or painful memories that swirl in their nightmares. A few survived and found the most treasured gift of all, their loved ones. More than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have … Continue reading Myanmar massacre survivors live amid reminders of tragedy