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Zimbabwe court to hear opposition party’s election challenge

There is tight security in Zimbabwe’s capital Wednesday as the Constitutional Court is set to hear the main opposition party’s challenge to the results of last month’s historic presidential election.

Fate of 3 more Confederate monuments in NC to be discussed

Less than two days after protesters at the University of North Carolina’s flagship campus toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier, a committee plans to announce its recommendation for three other 20th-century monuments on the state Capitol grounds.

Polish President Duda defends government’s judicial moves

During a visit to New Zealand, Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday defended the moves his nation’s government have made to take control of the judicial system.

Playing bridge at the Asian Games: ‘Athletics of the mind’

What’s left of Finton Lewis’ thinning hair is spiked and dyed an orange-red color.

Testing time for Sri Lanka swimmer Peiris at Asian Games

His coach had a heart attack and couldn’t travel.

Socialist Dem Ocasio-Cortez laments coffee shop’s closure — over wage hikes that she supports

New York Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez portrays herself as “a normal, working person,” but one of her positions may have helped 150 people lose their jobs.

Mollie Tibbetts murder suspect worked less than 3 miles from where she was staying

The man who was arrested in the murder of Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who vanished last month, worked less than three miles from where she was staying the night she vanished.

Nicki Minaj postpones North American tour after reports of weak ticket sales

Nicki Minaj has postponed her entire North American tour, a decision that affects more than two dozen scheduled shows, music promoter Live Nation announced Tuesday.

Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

Hawaii residents are stocking up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as a strengthening hurricane makes its way west to the state.

French president pushes for new changes as criticism grows

French President Emmanuel Macron is back from summer vacation and he plans to launch a new push for economic changes as he faces growing criticism at home.