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Zimbabwe prepares for swearing-in of new leader Mnangagwa

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- As Zimbabwe prepares to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, questions remain on the future of Robert Mugabe, who ruled for 37 years, and the wife who just days ago was poised to succeed him....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Sound heard in Argentine sub search comes from explosion

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's navy announced Thursday that a sound detected during the search for a missing submarine apparently came from an explosion - an ominous development that prompted relatives of the 44 crew members to burst into tears....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marched, rolled and soared in traditional style Thursday as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Retailers look to woo shoppers from rivals as Amazon grows

NEW YORK (AP) -- Toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J.'s. As the holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thursday, shoppers may find some surprises at their favorite stores....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Trump tells troops 'We're winning' against foes

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club in Florida and provided lunch for Coast Guard men and women on duty for the holiday....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo

DALLAS (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a published report....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Franken's rising political star obscured by accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested governor's election in Virginia. After an expectant pause, he leaned into the microphone and added, "Ignore them."...

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Bannon insurgency stresses loyalty to Trump, not policy test

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon's backing anyway, thanks to his loyalty to President Donald Trump....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Congressional Russia probes likely to head into 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some Republicans are hoping lawmakers will soon wrap up investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election that have dragged on for most of the year. But with new details in the probe emerging almost daily, that seems unlikely....

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Texans displaced by Harvey readjust plans for holiday feast

HOUSTON (AP) -- The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams....

Thursday, November 23, 2017