Defiant to the last, President Donald Trump has made a final bid to save his presidency with a midnight rally in battleground Michigan where, sporting a red “Make America great again” cap, he predicted “one of the greatest wins in the history of politics”. Joe Biden, tweeted a warning: “If we give Donald Trump another four years in the White House, he will forever alter the character of our nation. We can’t let that happen.”
Four people are dead and at least 14 severely injured after a shooting in Vienna’s inner district Monday evening, which was carried out by at least one attacker who was killed by officers, officials said. Police confirmed early Tuesday that three people had been killed in the attack, and later an Interior Ministry spokesman confirmed that a fourth woman had died.
The death toll from an attack on Kabul University has risen to at least 35, two government sources said on Tuesday, as students protested over the attack and the country marked a day of mourning. Gunmen barged into the university on Monday, in what was the second attack on an educational institution in the capital in just over a week. Both have been claimed by Islamic State.
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp lost a libel case on Monday against British tabloid newspaper The Sun which published an article that called him a “wife beater.” The article questioned Depp’s casting in the second installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” movie series, with the headline: “Gone Potty: How can JK Rowling be ‘genuinely happy’ casting wife beater Johnny Depp in the new Fantastic Beasts film?’”
Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has won a controversial third term in office in an election boycotted by the opposition. He took 94% of the vote, even winning 99% in some of his strongholds. Turnout was put at almost 54%. The result has to be confirmed by the Constitutional Council. The Ivorian opposition said it was creating a transitional government which would organise a new election.