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  • Ex-Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds reportedly arrested in Zimbabwe

    Mel Reynolds, a former congressman from Illinois, was arrested in Zimbabwe after he was accused of immigration violations and allegedly found in possession of pornography, state media reported Tuesday. Reynolds, who resigned from Congress when he was...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe

    Ex-Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe
    Less than a year after disgraced former Rep. Mel Reynolds ran a failed bid for Congress under the slogan of “redemption,” the convicted sex offender is again facing allegations of sexual misconduct, this time in Zimbabwe, according to...
  • Lawyer for ex-Rep. Reynolds: 'He's OK. . .and in good spirits'

    Lawyer for ex-Rep. Reynolds: 'He's OK. . .and in good spirits'
    WASHINGTON — Former Congressman Mel Reynolds, who is imprisoned in Zimbabwe for alleged pornography and immigration violations, is taking medication for high blood pressure but “is doing fine,” his lawyer said today in an interview...
  • Mel Reynolds pleads guilty to visa violation, but porn charge dropped

    Mel Reynolds pleads guilty to visa violation, but porn charge dropped
    Former Rep. Mel Reynolds is expected to be freed and deported from Zimbabwe as early as Tuesday after pornography charges were dropped Friday and he pleaded guilty to a visa violation. Reynolds' lawyer, Arthur Gurira, said his client remained in jail in...
  • 'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history
    After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones. But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...
  • Friends and family of late Warhill baseball player Kees van Leliveld feel they are better because they 'connected' with him

    Friends and family of late Warhill baseball player Kees van Leliveld feel they are better because they 'connected' with him
    JAMES CITY — Those who knew Kees van Leliveld best say that the missionary trip to the southern African country of Zimbabwe in 2012 was life-changing. During the day he farmed fields at an orphanage or gathered rocks for a meditation garden he...
  • Doris Lessing dies at 94; British novelist of the 'female experience'

    When Doris Lessing learned she had been chosen as the 2007 Nobel laureate in literature, her response was something less than joyous. "I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise," she told reporters outside her London home as she emerged from a cab...
  • Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe reelected; opponents cry foul

    Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe reelected; opponents cry foul
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who at 89 has ruled the country for 33 years, was reelected president in an election declared a "farce" by rival Morgan Tsvangirai. Zimbabwe's electoral commission announced Saturday...
  • President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was vintage Robert Mugabe. The Zimbabwean president, famous for his acerbic tongue, told defeated election rivals on Monday to commit suicide, declaring that they could "go hang." Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party won...
  • Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert

    Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert
    As Americans pack their bags and hoist their backpacks for an end-of-summer foreign adventure, a U.S. government travel alert is urging them to be vigilant amid indications that Islamic militants are plotting terrorist strikes. The State Department's...
  • African views on Mandela vary by country [Commentary]

    African views on Mandela vary by country  [Commentary]
    Africa is a continent, not a country. However, most of the world refers to Africa as one collective, with little attention paid toward borders; a practice most Africans resent. And it has never been quite as prevalent as in the last few days since...