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  • Zimbabwe calls South African report on its 2002 election 'rubbish'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A senior Zimbabwean minister on Friday slammed a report by two South African judges that said Zimbabwe's 2002 elections, won by long-time President Robert Mugabe, were not free and fair. At the time of the vote, then South...
  • Togo opposition marchers clash with security forces

    LOME (Reuters) - Security forces in Togo's capital Lome fired tear gas on Friday at stone-throwing opposition supporters who were among thousands of people marching against a potential reelection bid by the president. The demonstrators were calling on...
  • Car jackers in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood samples

    CONAKRY (Reuters) - Robbers in Guinea hijacked a Red Cross vehicle this week and made off with a cooler containing blood samples from suspected Ebola patients, a senior Red Cross official said on Friday. "No doubt they thought it was something else,"...
  • Zambia's President Scott suspended as ruling party leader

    By Chris Mfula LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) said on Friday it had suspended President Guy Scott as acting head of the party for "unconstitutional conduct", in the latest twist of a bitter power struggle ahead of a January...
  • Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea

    Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea
    Robbers in Guinea hijacked a Red Cross vehicle this week and made off with a cooler containing blood samples from suspected Ebola patients, a senior Red Cross official said on Friday. "No doubt they thought it was something else," Youssouf Traoré,...
  • Up to 80 people killed by suspected Ugandan rebels in Congo: group

    By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Suspected Ugandan ADF-NALU rebels have killed between 50 and 80 people in attacks near the eastern Congolese town of Beni, slitting the throats of many of their victims, local sources and witnesses said on Friday. In a...
  • Army Reservists heading to Africa to join Ebola fight

    Army Reservists heading to Africa to join Ebola fight
    A pair of Army Reserve units from Maryland are being mobilized to aid U.S. efforts to tackle the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, officials said Monday, as the Pentagon prepares to extend its humanitarian mission into next year. The military has...
  • Palm Beach County prepares for Ebola risk

    Palm Beach County prepares for Ebola risk
    Starting from the first 911 call to the ambulance ride to the hospital room, Palm Beach County emergency responders are getting ready for the potential arrival of the deadly Ebola virus. About 100 local emergency management officials gathered in West...
  • Communication is vital to stemming the spread of Ebola

    Congratulations on calling attention to the essential role communication plays in stemming the spread of Ebola ("Public health experts stress importance of trust in West Africa as they fight Ebola," Nov. 17). Accurate, trust-worthy communication is...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • Province near Beijing aims to move polluting factories overseas

    Notoriously smoggy Beijing got a breath of fresh air during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit last week thanks in part to factory closures in neighboring Hebei province. Now, a new plan announced by the local government might help make those...