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Zimbabwe's Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday - Chippewa Herald
VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — Thousands of people have packed the grounds of a plush hotel in Zimbabwe to celebrate the birthday of President Robert Mugabe, who turned 91 on Feb. 21. Officials on Saturday sang praises to the former guerrilla leader in ...
Icelandic volcano eruption ends; threat to aviation reduced - Chippewa Herald
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland officials say the eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano that began in August has come to an end. Officials said Saturday the area will be closely monitored for any changes that might pose a threat to the population.
Singapore founding father Lee's condition improves slightly - Chippewa Herald
SINGAPORE (AP) — The condition of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's 91-year-old founding father, has improved slightly as he remains on life support in intensive care, where he is being treated for severe pneumonia, the government said Saturday. Lee remains ...
Cameroonians demonstrate against attacks by Boko Haram - Chippewa Herald
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Thousands of Cameroonian youths say they marched through the capital to show support for the military's battle against Nigeria's Islamic extremists in the country's north. In recent months Nigeria's Boko Haram rebels have crossed ...
GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge. The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed ...
Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies.
Buffett reflects on his firm's success and strength - Chippewa Herald
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says his company delivered another strong year, with $19.9 billion in profits, and he believes Berkshire Hathaway will continue thriving thanks to its collection of "remarkable businesses" and investments.
AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular glaciers melting faster - Chippewa Herald
CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground of this extreme northern part of Antarctica, a spectacular white and blinding ice seemingly extends forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging below to reshape Earth. Water is eating away at the ...
Marathon bombing trial stays in Boston, federal panel says - Chippewa Herald
BOSTON (AP) — Publicity hasn't jeopardized Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's right to an impartial jury, a federal appeals panel says, and opening statements can proceed next week as scheduled in the city where the deadly explosions ...
3rd man suspected of helping gunman jailed in custody - Chippewa Herald
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man suspected of providing a bullet-proof jacket to the gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen has been jailed for 26 days. The 18-year-old man, who cannot be named under a court order, reportedly is the ...
Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by 1 after round 3 - Chippewa Herald
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Stacy Lewis held on to lead Amy Yang by one stroke at the LPGA Thailand despite a dismal third-round 73 on Saturday. Leading overnight by three shots, after a second-round 64, Lewis had three straight bogeys in the front nine ...
Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension - Chippewa Herald
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces since last year. Voting proceeded smoothly in the mountain ...
Prince William evokes Diana memories on Japan tsunami trip - Chippewa Herald
KORIYAMA, Japan (AP) — Britain's Prince William is spending the latter half of his four-day stay in Japan, starting Saturday, in the country's tsunami-ravaged northeast, a visit certain to draw global attention to the stories of survival and continuing ...
Russian investigators: Nemtsov killing may be provocation - Chippewa Herald
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top investigative body says it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his ...
Homeland Security funding fight shows limits on GOP power - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they're really in charge. The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed ...