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  • Zimbabwe's political drama: What just happened? A timeline

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state at 93, is resisting stepping aside. Placed under military house arrest amid fears he was positioning his wife to succeed him, warned by the ruling party's Central Committee to step aside or face impeachment, he had been expected to resign in a speech Sunday night. Here's a timeline of events in a whirlwind drama many Zimbabweans after Mugabe's 37 years in charge never thought they'd see:
  • A look at Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's long rule

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Africa is riveted by the drama that has left longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe resisting calls to step down even while under military house arrest. Many across the continent have known no other leader of the once-prosperous southern African nation but the 93-year-old Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state. Here is a look at his more than three decades in power.
  • Thousands celebrate Rio's gay pride parade

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Thousands of revelers are dancing on Copacabana beach to celebrate Rio de Janeiro's annual gay pride parade, despite deep funding cuts by the city.
  • Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusations

    JERUSALEM - Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for about four hours on Sunday over a pair of corruption scandals surrounding the long-ruling Israeli leader.
  • Santa's in town? You need an appointment this year

    NEW YORK - Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him.
  • 10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

    The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honour before.
  • The Latest: Packers lose LB Matthews to groin injury

    The Latest on the 11th Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):
  • 'I thank you and good night,' Zimbabwe's Mugabe says, ending without announcing resignation

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - 'I thank you and good night,' Zimbabwe's Mugabe says, ending without announcing resignation.
  • Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

    WASHINGTON - It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war.
  • Fireman's kin seek honour for grandfather who died in 1935

    New York City firefighter Tom O'Brien had been battling a blaze in Manhattan for two hours on Oct. 27, 1935, and knew something was wrong as soon as he got back to the firehouse.

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