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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said Sunday following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said Sunday following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

Raqqa gives clues to Daesh’s bygone media empire

“Special operations by the Caliphate’s soldiers!” boasts a torn, blood-stained pamphlet at a bombed-out media kiosk in Syria’s Raqqa, a symbol of Daesh’s (ISIS) once fearsome propaganda machine.

LF awaits investigation after Akkar office arson 

The Kataeb Party and the Lebanese Forces Sunday said they were still waiting on the results of investigations into an arson attack on their offices in north Lebanon’s Akkar before they make accusations.

Trump eyes Powell, Taylor, Yellen for Fed chair

U.S. President Donald Trump said he’s considering Stanford University economist John Taylor and Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell for the top job at the central bank, and indicated Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen remains in the running for renomination to a second four-year term.

Routine win keeps Real pressure on Barca

Real Madrid moved back to within five points of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a hassle-free 3-0 victory over Eibar Sunday. Madrid have struggled at the Santiago Bernabeu this season, dropping points in four of their previous six home games.

Routine win keeps Real pressure on Barca

Real Madrid moved back to within five points of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a hassle-free 3-0 victory over Eibar Sunday. Madrid have struggled at the Santiago Bernabeu this season, dropping points in four of their previous six home games.

Pliskova, Muguruza ease to Singapore wins

Karolina Pliskova put on a ruthless display of big hitting to swat aside crowd favorite Venus Williams 6-2, 6-2 as the WTA Finals opened with a pair of power-packed slugfests at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Sunday.

Grizzlies maul Warriors, Cavs lose to Magic

The defending champions Golden State Warriors and finals runners-up Cleveland Cavaliers are still shaking off the cobwebs, with both NBA powerhouses suffering double-digit defeats Saturday.

Hamilton wins U.S. GP, fourth title in sigh

Lewis Hamilton moved a step closer to his fourth world championship Sunday when he won the United States Grand Prix, coming home ahead of his nearest title rival Sebastian Vettel.

‘Dark Materials’ world re-emerges

The 17-year wait for a return to the mystical world of British author Philip Pullman’s “Dark Materials” series ended Thursday with the release of “La Belle Sauvage,” the first volume of a new trilogy.

‘Dark Materials’ world re-emerges

The 17-year wait for a return to the mystical world of British author Philip Pullman’s “Dark Materials” series ended Thursday with the release of “La Belle Sauvage,” the first volume of a new trilogy.

Mashrou’ Leila responds to Egypt concert arrests 

Lebanese indie rock band Mashrou’ Leila denounced Egypt’s “anti-gay witch-hunt” and urged the international community to stand up for LGBTQI+ rights, in a statement posted to their official Facebook page Tuesday.

Fox signed O'Reilly again knowing of new harassment settlement

Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News commentator forced to resign in April, agreed to a $32 million sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network's parent knew about the deal when it gave him a new contract the next month, the New York Times reported Saturday.

Monks, nuns make big business in France

After prayers at the Saint-Vincent Abbey in Chantelle, central France, the abbey’s nuns and their employees attend a marketing meeting to discuss the latest orders for the soap and cosmetics products produced on-site.

Monks, nuns make big business in France

After prayers at the Saint-Vincent Abbey in Chantelle, central France, the abbey’s nuns and their employees attend a marketing meeting to discuss the latest orders for the soap and cosmetics products produced on-site.

Rapid development threatens public land 

Two towering cliffs, thick with trees and shrubbery that clamber up the steep vertical limestone, frame a valley below, forming a gateway from the outskirts of a small village into a lush and open mountainside.

US spacewalkers begin third October repair mission

Two American astronauts floated outside the International Space Station Friday for the third spacewalk this month aimed at repairing the orbiting outpost's robotic arm and replacing old video cameras.

Premium SUVs for the discerning driver 

Being price-conscious and practical may have its merits, but sometimes you need something that’s more than just a way to get from point A to point B – sometimes you just want an SUV with personality, that special touch that says you’re not driving just another car that gets lost in the crowd.

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