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Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 21, 2017 - 4:27 pm
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...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Advocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy TV shows and movies. The federal lawsuit filed in Boston on Monday asks the court to declare that Hulu's failure...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, as Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes listens at right. The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit's official filing. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 21, 2017 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department sued to block the deal on grounds it could hike television bills and hamper innovation. The government's objections have raised red flags for those who worry...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The judge overseeing the prosecution of two Turkish businessmen charged with evading economic sanctions against Iran said Tuesday that Turkey's government can provide evidence to help the men instead of lobbing criticisms. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman spoke in court a day...
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November 21, 2017 - 3:50 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A jury has convicted a North Carolina man of second-degree murder in the death of a pedestrian following a Carolina Panthers game nearly two years ago. Local media outlets report the Mecklenburg County jury convicted 32-year-old Greg Wheeling on Tuesday in the death of 28-...
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November 21, 2017 - 3:45 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has ordered prompt detention hearings for any teenagers who entered the United States under the unaccompanied-children program and are being detained because of alleged gang affiliations. The ruling by a federal judge in Northern California immediately impacts three...
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FILE – This July 29, 2016, file photo, provided by the Boone County Jail in Burlington, Ky., shows Christopher Lee Cornell, of Green Township in suburban Cincinnati. Cornell, serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group, wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI. (Boone County Jail via AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 3:43 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI. Christopher Lee Cornell, 23, of suburban Cincinnati,...
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In this Oct. 12, 2017 photo a child in a combined pre-kindergarten and kindergarten Wampanoag language immersion class removes kernels from an ear of corn at the Wampanoag Tribe Community and Government Center, in Mashpee, Mass. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in Massachusetts is in its second year of operating a preschool immersion program where only an indigenous language that had not been spoken for generations is uttered. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
November 21, 2017 - 3:14 pm
MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long-lost language, one schoolchild at a time. "Weesowee mahkusunash," says teacher Siobhan Brown, using the Wampanoag phrase for "yellow shoes" as she...
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This image released by CBS shows, from left, Norah O'Donnell, Charlie Rose and Gayle King on the set of "CBS This Morning." Rose's co-hosts on "CBS This Morning" sharply condemned their suspended colleague Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, after the airing of sexual misconduct allegations that included groping female staffers and walking around naked in front of them, saying that it's a time of reckoning in society. (CBS via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Charlie Rose (all times local): 1:35 p.m. PBS has ended its partnership with Charlie Rose, host of its long-running interview show, after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. The 75-year-old Rose has interviewed...
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FILE - In this April 16, 1980, file photo, Britain's Prince Charles, right, speaks with Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, left, while British Governor Christopher Soames and the Rhodesian cabinet look on, in Salisbury, (now Harare) Rhodesia, (now Zimbabwe). On April 17, 1980, Mugabe was sworn in as prime minister of the new and independent Zimbabwe. Thirty-seven years later, he is resigning after a week of immense pressure from the military, the ruling party and the people. (AP Photo/File)
November 21, 2017 - 3:06 pm
SALISBURY, Zimbabwe (AP) — On April 17, 1980, Robert Mugabe was sworn in as prime minister of the new and independent Zimbabwe. Thirty-seven years later, he is resigning after a week of immense pressure from the military, the ruling party and the people. The Associated Press is republishing its...
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