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By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there i ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Namibia is voting in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.Some 1.2 million Nami ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.1. FROM TURKEY TO TARGET — AND MACY'S AND STAPLES, AND ...More and more shoppers are taking advantage of Thanksgiving Day sales, but B ...more

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CAJAMARCA, Peru (AP) — The vigilantes collared the short, pot-bellied man at Cajamarca's teeming outdoor market and marched him to their storefront. He was a serial pickpocket, they said.The man, 42, was made to empty his pockets, shed his shoes ...more

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Today is Friday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2014. There are 33 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Nov. 28, 1964, the United States launched the space probe Mariner 4 on a course toward Mars, which it flew past in ...more

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By Se Young Lee and Sohee Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - Insiders say staff at Samsung Electronics have never been so anxious ahead of the annual reshuffle, as a weak smartphone performance and its worst earnings in three years are expected to cost ma ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president announced a nationwide anti-crime plan Thursday that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state authorities control over often-corrupt municipal police.The pl ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip.For many, turkey wasn't even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king.Th ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage ove ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Safety officials say they've found two stun guns, a machete and other weapons in a man's checked baggage at John F. Kennedy International Airport.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the baggage belonged to a man he ...more