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'We dare not squander the moment:' Zimbabwe's new leader

'We dare not squander the moment:' Zimbabwe's new leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabweans must set aside "poisoned" politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant crowd that packed a stadiu

Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be 'off limits' to media

NEW YORK — Ivanka Trump is condemning recent tabloid coverage of President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia, saying the college student deserves privacy and ought to be "OFF limits.
Egypt: Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque

Egypt: Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque

EL-ARISH, Egypt — Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 235 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt.

The Latest: Egypt mosque attack death toll rises to 235

EL-ARISH, Egypt — The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Egyptian state news agency MENA is reporting that the death toll from an attack on a mosque in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula has risen to 235 people killed.
As 4 more Russians banned, Olympic leader Bach warns critics

As 4 more Russians banned, Olympic leader Bach warns critics

GENEVA — As four more Russians were disqualified Friday for doping at the Sochi Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach signalled a possible shift toward barring the country's athletes from the Pyeongchang Games.

UK police at reported incident at Oxford Circus station

LONDON — British police say they are responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus subway station, one of London's busiest. British Transport Police tweeted Friday afternoon that officers are on the scene.
After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

NEW YORK — Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year.
Trump, Turkish leader discuss Syrian crisis in phone call

Trump, Turkish leader discuss Syrian crisis in phone call

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump spoke Friday with Turkey's president "about bringing peace to the mess that I inherited in the Middle East" before hitting the links with Tiger Woods and pro golfer Dustin Johnson. During the call between U.

UK bookmaker suspends bets on when Prince Harry will marry

LONDON — A major London bookmaker has suspended betting on whether Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle in 2018 amid rumours an engagement may be announced soon.
OPCW chief: 'Unfortunate' that Syria probe's mandate blocked

OPCW chief: 'Unfortunate' that Syria probe's mandate blocked

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog said Friday that Russia's veto of United Nations Security Council resolutions to extend the mandate of an investigation team that lays blame for chemical attacks in Syri