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Zimbabweans react while watching President Robert Mugabe delivering his speech during a live broadcast at State House in Harare, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has baffled the country by ending his address on national television without announcing his resignation. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 20, 2017 - 3:58 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe faced a midday deadline set by the ruling party to resign or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his lack of resignation during a national address vowed more protests to make him leave. "Arrogant Mugabe disregards Zanu...
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German Chancellor and chairwomen of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, front right, addresses the media during a news conference about the results of their exploratory talks on a coalition of the German Liberals, the Green Party, the Christian Democrats and the Christian Social Union, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 20, 2017 - 3:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany faced an uncertain political future on Monday after the collapse of weeks of talks on forming a new government, with Chancellor Angela Merkel set to consult the country's president and the possibility of new elections looming. Germany's Sept. 24 election produced an awkward...
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Kenyan Supreme Court judges, from left to right, Njoki Ndung'u, Jackton Ojwang, Deputy Chief Justice Philomela Mwilu, Chief Justice David Maraga, Smokin Wanjala and Isaac Lenaola preside during the judgement of the petitions at Supreme court in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Kenya's Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The court dismissed challenges by human rights activists and a politician who argued that last month's election was not conducted according to the law. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)
November 20, 2017 - 3:41 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never before seen in Africa that...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Asian shares fell muted trading Monday, ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 20, 2017 - 3:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday's retreat on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 fell 0.1 percent in early trading to 5,312.37, while Germany's DAX lost 0.3 percent to 12,...
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A woman is caught in tear gas during running battles with police in Kibera Slums in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Kenyan opposition leaders say police are using gunfire and tear gas to disperse residents of a city slum protesting the overnight murder of four people in a suspected ethnic attack. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
November 20, 2017 - 3:03 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's election turmoil (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Protests have already begun in response to the decision by Kenya's Supreme Court to uphold President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote last month. Meanwhile, live footage shows Kenyatta supporters...
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Jose Maria Marin leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Marin, of Brazil, is one of three former South American soccer officials on trial in a U.S. case highlighting widespread corruption in the sport's governing body. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 20, 2017 - 2:53 am
Hour after hour in a New York City courtroom, the schemes to corrupt world soccer are spilling out. The millions of dollars in "inducements" to secure contracts to televise matches. The bribes sought by FIFA executives with the power to determine World Cup hosts. The death threats for cooperating...
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FILE - In this 1969 file photo, Charles Manson is escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in connection with the Sharon Tate murder case. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)
November 20, 2017 - 2:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He...
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Myanmar's Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, left, talks with Federica Mogherini, right, High Representative of European Union during the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) meeting at Myanmar International Convention Centre Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
November 20, 2017 - 1:36 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — The Latest on an Asia-Europe foreign ministers meeting in Myanmar (all times local): Noon Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech that comes as her country is...
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FILE - In this June 10, 1981 file photo, convicted murderer Charles Manson is photographed during an interview with television talk show host Tom Snyder in a medical facility in Vacaville, Calif. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)
November 20, 2017 - 1:36 am
PHOENIX (AP) — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, Hamilton, Ohio, firefighters move the casket for Patrick Wolterman into an awaiting fire engine at the Hodapp Funeral Home in Cincinnati. A homeowner and his nephew are scheduled to go on trial in Ohio for murder in a 2015 house fire that resulted in the death of Hamilton firefighter Wolterman. Butler County Judge Greg Stephens said the court should try to seat a jury first. He set jury selection for Monday, Nov. 6. (Cameron Knight/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)
November 20, 2017 - 12:12 am
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys are ready to resume their defense of an Ohio homeowner and his nephew charged in a 2015 house arson that resulted in a firefighter's death. Prosecutors say homeowner Lester Parker solicited nephew William "Billy" Tucker to set the fire that led to the death of...
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