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A team rebuilds after the ultimate loss


Last November 28th, a professional soccer team from Chapeco, Brazil, boarded a flight for the biggest match in the club’s history. With a little luck and a lot of pluck, this team of no names and underdogs had made an unlikely climb to the pinnacle of soccer-mad South America. Then, …

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Mugabe still Zimbabwe president despite pressure to resign


HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Sunday defied calls to quit immediately, saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement that could trigger impeachment proceedings in the parliament this week as well as more protests demanding his ouster. In a televised address, 93-year-old Mugabe …

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe fired as ruling party chief


Last Updated Nov 19, 2017 8:33 AM EST HARARE, Zimbabwe — Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was fired as ruling party chief to cheers Sunday, and was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put the world’s oldest head of …

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Ketchup, a sweet and sour love story


Serve fries with no ketchup, and most of us would be SEEING RED. Luke Burbank examines our love affair with this most ubiquitous of condiments:  Ketchup – the ubiquitous condiment that seems to go with everything. CBS News Ketchup is just one of those “American” things … so common, so …

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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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