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Zimbabweans flood the streets demanding president's ouster


HARARE, Zimbabwe — In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe’s capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa’s last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power. Euphoric crowds chanted “He must go!” …

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Trump administration threatens to shutter Palestinians' D.C. office


WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has put the Palestinians on notice that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal. The Palestinian foreign minister denounced the …

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Trump to delay decision on importing elephant trophies


President Trump tweeted Friday night that he is putting decision to reverse Obama-era legislation to ban the import of big-game hunted trophies from Zimbabwe. In Mr. Trump’s tweet, he said he is putting the decision on hold so he can “review all conservation facts” with Secretary of the Interior Ryan …

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NFL quarterback accused of groping Uber driver


The NFL is investigating Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston after an Uber driver accused him of groping her in 2016. A league spokesperson told CBS News on Friday that “the matter is under review.” Uber says the female driver reported the incident shortly after the trip in March 2016. …

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New hope for people suffering from chronic itch


If you’ve ever had an itch that wouldn’t go away, you know how unbearable it can be to keep scratching and find no relief. At the world’s first center to study chronic itch, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, researchers are getting closer to finding answers …

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How to see the Leonid meteor shower at its peak


The famous Leonid meteor shower is predicted to reach its peak in the predawn hours on Friday, Nov. 17. Weather permitting, observing conditions will be perfect: There’s a new moon on Saturday, which means that the sky will be dark with no hindrance whatsoever from moonlight.  But don’t expect to see a …

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Police under fire for not doing more to stop gunman before rampage


RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — Residents of a remote Northern California community terrorized by a mass shooting this week say they want more frequent patrols from sheriff’s deputies and expressed anger and frustration over seemingly being left to fend for themselves in what several called a “Wild West” atmosphere.    The …

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Mugabe makes first public appearance amid pressure to exit


HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance since the military put him under house arrest this week, even as the military announced “significant progress” on talks for his departure and arrested some of his allies, and branches of the ruling party began to pass no-confidence …

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