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Mugabe emerges from house arrest amid pressure to exit

Mugabe emerges from house arrest amid pressure to exit

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe emerged for the first time Friday from military-imposed house arrest, presiding at a university graduation ceremony in a fragile show of normalcy even as former loyalists across the country demand
Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her

Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen.
'Cone Weed' gets Christmas makeover in North Carolina town

'Cone Weed' gets Christmas makeover in North Carolina town

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — At first, it was an orange traffic cone with a weed growing out of it. Now, the roadside attraction dubbed "Cone Weed" is something of a Christmas miracle to locals.

Lawsuit: Couple detained after hibiscus mistaken for pot

SARVER, Pa. — A couple who say they were handcuffed for hours in a police patrol car after their hibiscus plants were confused for marijuana are suing the police and an insurance company.
Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

DETROIT — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S.

Phoenix man tries turning locomotive into a runaway train

PHOENIX — A Phoenix man was close to turning a locomotive into his own runaway train. Police say 20-year-old Julio Rodriguez was arrested earlier this month after trying to steal a train from a rail yard just south of downtown Phoenix.

Clinton jokes she's resigning from the 'Fox News presidency'

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton is mocking Fox News for "always talking" about her as if she'd won the presidency.
AP Interview: Russia must be more tolerant, candidate says

AP Interview: Russia must be more tolerant, candidate says

MOSCOW — A celebrity Russian TV host who intends to run for president in next March's election said Friday that she hopes to make the nations' tightly-controlled political system more inclusive and democratic.
Climate talks wrap up with progress on Paris rulebook

Climate talks wrap up with progress on Paris rulebook

BONN, Germany — Global talks on curbing climate change wrapped up Friday, with delegates and observers claiming progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord.