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Mugabe resigns after 37 years as Zimbabwe’s leader

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s President on Tuesday after 37 years of autocratic rule, finally succumbing to the pressure of a military takeover and the humiliation of impeachment. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

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Rough Cuts

‘He totally denies it’: Trump on Moore

U.S. President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasized that he did not want Moore’s Democratic opponent to win. Reuters Video: Rough Cuts

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Arts

Smithsonian, Christo stole credit from top photographer, lawsuit says

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Smithsonian Institution and the artist Christo were sued on Tuesday by a New York photographer who accused them of stealing credit for his photos of “Running Fence,” a 1976 installation that remains one of Christo’s best-known works. Reuters: Arts

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Middle East

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri returns to Beirut

Saad Hariri thrust Lebanon into crisis when he resigned during a trip to Saudi Arabia. BBC News – Middle East

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Europe

Opinion: Merkel’s critics will miss her when she’s gone

In her own words, it was a day for “deep reflection.” Angela Merkel was nothing if not diplomatic when she met the press early on Monday morning after her coalition negotiations had broken down with the Free Democrats and the Greens. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Lifestyle Video

Sierra Leone’s ‘Peace Diamond’ shown in NY ahead of auction

The 14th largest diamond in the world, at 709 carats, will go up for auction in New York on December 4. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters Video: Lifestyle

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Environment

South Dakota regulators say they could revoke Keystone permit after spill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Dakota regulators said on Tuesday they could revoke TransCanada Corp’s permit to operate the Keystone crude oil pipeline in the state if an initial probe into last week’s spill finds the company violated its license. Reuters: Environment

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Science & Environment

UK judges to get scientific guides

A Supreme Court Justice launches the first of a series of scientific guides for UK judges. BBC News – Science & Environment

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Tennis

Grigor Dimitrov: ‘Baby Fed’ comes of age in London

Grigor Dimitrov was already a big deal in Bulgaria, but his ATP Finals victory in London has secured him ‘rock star’ status. CNN.com – Tennis

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Top News Video

Uber comes clean on hack affecting 57 million users

Uber on its backfoot again – this time for paying a hundred grand to hackers to delete stolen data and keep quiet about it. The data breach last year exposed 57 million users of the ride-hailing service. Reuters Video: Top News

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