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Mon Feb 20 2017

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Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down
The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, turns 93 Tuesday. He has no intention of retiring and his wife has said even if he dies before next year's election, he should run "as a corpse."
Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO, But Says Europe Must Commit More
Vice President Mike Pence told allies at NATO headquarters in Brussels that President Trump expected to see "real progress" by NATO members in raising their defense spending by the end of 2017.
Defense Secretary James Mattis: 'We're Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil'
In an unannounced visit, Defense Secretary James Mattis traveled to Baghdad to meet with Iraqi leaders. He arrived during a fight to retake western Mosul, with allies' faith in the U.S. at a low.
The Burning Problem Of China's Garbage
China produces 520,000 tons of garbage a day. To get rid of it, the government favors burning it, which harms the environment. One answer: sorting garbage and recycling. But that's proved challenging.
Recycling Plant Employee In Ontario Finds Big Bucks Inside TV
The man told police he inherited the money after his parents died and put it in the television for safe keeping, time passed. He forgot all about the money and gave the TV to a friend.
China Monitors Assassination Probe Of North Korean Kim Jong Nam
China is debating how to react to the death of Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korea's leader. Some think that the dead man could potentially have headed a more China-friendly North Korean regime.
Mexico Braces For Flood Of Returnees As Trump Cracks Down On Immigration
The Mexican government does little to welcome home deportees from the U.S., but it will now pay U.S. lawyers millions to help its citizens fight deportation. Mass repatriation would cost much more.
Environmentalists Are At Odds With Kenya's Government Over Rail Line
Kenya's government wants to run a rail line across Nairobi National Park. Environmentalists are against the plan. The government says the line will use a platform above the park to lesson its impact.
Famine Declared In Parts Of War-Torn South Sudan
Rachel Martin talks to Jeffrey Gettleman ? East Africa correspondent for The New York Times ? about South Sudan's spreading civil war. The U.N. accuses the government of blocking aid supplies.
Fight Begins To Wrest Control Of Western Mosul From ISIS
Security forces have begun an operation to retake the western half of the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State. The U.S. and other international troops are there advising and assisting them.
Rio's Carnival Is A Glitter-Filled Euphoria, Even If Brazil's Government Is Not
Amid the parties and celebrations of Rio de Janeiro's carnival lie the political satire and protest. To see this, you just need to look at the costumes.
America's European Allies Still Seeing Mixed Messages From Trump Administration
Mike Pence addressed world leaders on his first overseas trip as vice president. But he and other administration officials at the Munich Security Conference didn't completely reassure European allies.
Facebook Wants Great Power, But What About Responsibility?
Mark Zuckerberg has announced a plan to make Facebook the only primary platform people use to connect to others virtually. But he fails to discuss the responsibilities that come with that power.
Iraq Opens Offensive On Western Mosul In New Push To Reclaim ISIS Stronghold
Iraqi forces, which have largely cleared ISIS militants from the eastern half of the city, launched operations Sunday to reclaim the rest of Mosul, where commanders expect an even tougher fight.
Brazilians Prepare For Carnival, And Its Grueling Test Of Physical Endurance
More than 2 million people dance and drink, day and night, for Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. All that pleasure involves quite a bit of pain. Ask the samba superathletes in 7-inch heels.




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Why would North Korea want this man dead?
Mystery still surrounds the sudden death of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, in Kuala Lumpur airport last week.
Video appears to show Kim Jong Nam attacked
Arrests have been made following the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
Kim Jong Nam's murder: 7 days of intrigue
With the death of a dictator's half-brother, things were bound to get interesting.
Suspect thought it was a prank, police say
A woman arrested in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother thought she was participating in a television prank show when she squirted liquid in his face, Indonesian police said.
Europe gives blunt message to Trump administration
Even as he worked to assure European leaders that the Trump administration isn't looking to scrap longstanding transatlantic ties, Vice President Mike Pence was met with outward skepticism from the bloc's top leaders on Monday.
Saudi Arabia's 1st Comic Con blasted as 'devil worshipping'
Dressed all in black with her face exposed, Fatima Mohammed Hussein has come to Saudi Arabia's first Comic Con event dressed as Bat Girl.
Angelina Jolie opens up about family after split with Brad Pitt
A new project about family and loss has led Angelina Jolie to talk about her own.
Russia is testing US, Pentagon officials say
Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the globe.
Court rejects Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to U.S.
1 killed in Belgium train derailment
One person has died and at least 19 people are injured after a passenger train in Belgium derailed Saturday east of Brussels, police in the town of Leuven said.
1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter dies
Omar Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian-born cleric serving a life sentence for plotting the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center and other terror attacks in New York, has died, a prison spokesman said Saturday.
North Korean man arrested in Kim Jong Nam's death
Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in the mysterious death of the half brother of North Korea's leader.
Bana Alabed visits Syrian boy who lost legs in bombing
Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital bedside.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama
For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.
The 'Donald Trump' Mexicans love to hate
In the Lucha Libre wrestling world in Mexico, there's a new villain for the crowds to boo.

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