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Dramatic video shows escape, shooting of N. Korean defector

45 min 52 sec ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday. 2017-11-21T16:53:00-05:00 2017-11-21T21:53:27-05:00
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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

45 min 52 sec ago
HERALD, W.Va. (AP) — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. 2017-11-21T15:44:00-05:00 2017-11-21T20:44:24-05:00
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Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

2 hours 45 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential. 2017-11-21T12:30:00-05:00 2017-11-21T17:30:16-05:00
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Lebanon's Hariri returns to Beirut amid resignation saga

2 hours 45 min ago
BEIRUT (AP) — Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon late Tuesday for the first time since he stunned his country by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting as prime minister more than two weeks ago. 2017-11-21T13:23:00-05:00 2017-11-21T18:23:02-05:00
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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

5 hours 45 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, who once vowed to rule for life, resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the streets to say 37 years in power was enough. 2017-11-21T11:27:00-05:00 2017-11-21T16:27:17-05:00
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Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

5 hours 45 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential. 2017-11-21T11:46:00-05:00 2017-11-21T16:46:45-05:00
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The Latest: US says Zimbabwe's people want end to isolation

5 hours 45 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-21T11:22:00-05:00 2017-11-21T16:22:39-05:00
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UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

5 hours 45 min ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Terrorist groups and criminals are capitalizing on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday. 2017-11-21T09:59:00-05:00 2017-11-21T14:59:14-05:00
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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

8 hours 45 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the streets to say 37 years in power was enough. 2017-11-21T07:22:00-05:00 2017-11-21T12:22:05-05:00
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The Latest: Zimbabwe army warns against settling old scores

8 hours 45 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-21T08:46:00-05:00 2017-11-21T13:46:41-05:00
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US attacks militants in Somalia and Libya

8 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier. 2017-11-21T08:39:00-05:00 2017-11-21T13:39:14-05:00
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US readies new sanctions against North Korea, individuals

8 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration readied new sanctions Tuesday on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear program. 2017-11-21T06:56:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:56:42-05:00
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The Latest: Britain says Mugabe exit forges 'new path'

10 hours 45 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-21T06:40:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:40:21-05:00
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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

10 hours 45 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. 2017-11-21T06:34:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:34:49-05:00
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Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

12 hours 45 min ago
KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. 2017-11-21T04:09:00-05:00 2017-11-21T09:09:14-05:00
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Trump administration announces sanctions against North Korea

13 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to announce Tuesday new sanctions on North Korea, after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation. 2017-11-21T02:49:00-05:00 2017-11-21T07:49:31-05:00
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Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

13 hours 45 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad was asked to come to Russia to get him to agree to potential peace initiatives drafted by Russia, Iran and Turkey as Russia prepares to scale down its military presence in the country's civil war, the Kremlin said Tuesday. 2017-11-21T03:34:00-05:00 2017-11-21T08:34:43-05:00
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Zimbabwe's Parliament opens in effort to impeach Mugabe

13 hours 45 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said Tuesday, as impeachment proceedings began against the world's oldest head of state. 2017-11-21T02:56:00-05:00 2017-11-21T07:56:39-05:00
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Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

13 hours 45 min ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years. 2017-11-21T03:36:00-05:00 2017-11-21T08:36:54-05:00
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Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

15 hours 45 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad was asked to come to Russia to get him to agree to potential peace initiatives drafted by Russia, Iran and Turkey as Russia prepares to scale down its military presence in the country's 6-year war, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. 2017-11-21T00:54:00-05:00 2017-11-21T05:54:09-05:00
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