'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault


Gabriella Engels touches her head during a media conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The model who accuses Zimbabwe's first lady of assault, 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, has been offered legal assistance by a prominent lawyer Gerrie Nel, who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

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 'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault

'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault

Gabriella Engels touches her head during a media conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The model who accuses Zimbabwe's first lady of assault, 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, has been offered legal assistance by a prominent lawyer Gerrie Nel, who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

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 Stonewall Jackson kin: Take down Confederate monuments

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FILE - This Wednesday, June 28, 2017 file photo shows the statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. Two men who identify themselves as the great-great-grandsons of Stonewall Jackson are calling for the removal of the statue of the Confederate general in Virginias capital city. Jack and Warren Christian say in a letter published by Slate late Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, that the removal of the Jackson statue and other Confederate monuments on Richmonds famed Monument Avenue will “necessarily further difficult conversations about racial justice.? (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

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