Flynn guilty plea overshadows Trump tax bill win

Donald Trump is defiant in the face of a snowballing crisis around his administration’s ties to Russia. He said he had nothing to hide, just a day after his former national security adviser admitted to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Moscow. The controversy is overshadowing what should have been a big win for Trump and the Republicans – the Senate narrowly giving his tax bill the green light. Al Jazeera’s Diane Eastabrook reports from Washington. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish…

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Parched Trump’s Rubio-style water gaffe – BBC News

The president goes in search of water during a speech, prompting comparisons with a man he mocked. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

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Kenya’s Raila Odinga rebels against president Kenyatta

Kenya’s Opposition leader Raila Odinga says he is going to be sworn in as president of the “people’s republic” on Kenya’s independence day, December 12. He made the announcement on Tuesday while his supporters engaged police in running battles during the swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta. Several people including a child were killed. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

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Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe ‘under house arrest’ after army takeover – BBC News

Mr Mugabe told Mr Zuma in a phone call that he was fine, the South African leader’s office said. Troops are patrolling the capital, Harare, after they seized state TV and said they were targeting “criminals”. The move may be a bid to replace Mr Mugabe with his sacked deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, BBC correspondents say. Mr Mnangagwa’s dismissal last week left Mr Mugabe’s wife Grace as the president’s likely successor. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

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