Cheering Zimbabweans greet country’s new leader Mnangagwa
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Exuberant Zimbabweans greeted the swearing-in Friday of new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who takes power after an extraordinary series of events that ousted the world's oldest head of state….
Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, but many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves….
AP source: Flynn breaks with Trump team on Mueller probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference….
Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said….
Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely ‘explosion’
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday, prompting relatives of the vessel's 44 crew members to burst into tears and some to say they had lost hope of a rescue….
Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch out
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals….
Trump signals welfare reform is next, with details to come
WASHINGTON (AP) — Welfare reform was one of the defining issues of President Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing an overhaul law that remains hotly debated 20 years later….
Oscar Pistorius’ sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months
SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, more than doubling the Olympic runner's jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp….
Report: N. Korea replaces border guards following defection
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea appears to have replaced all of its guards at a jointly patrolled border area where a North Korean soldier defected last week under a hail of gunfire, according to South Korean media. Military officials said Friday they could not confirm the report….
Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The last asylum seekers abandoned a closed immigration camp on Papua New Guinea on Friday, ending a three-week standoff between police and hundreds of men who had been prepared to suffer squalid conditions without power or running water rather than move to other residences where they feared violence….