• bank Sep 14, 2019

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe Honored at State Funeral, Burial Delayed

    African heads of state joined thousands of Zimbabweans at a state funeral Saturday for Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe , whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains. More than 10 African leaders and several former presidents attended the service and viewing of the body of Mugabe, who...

  • Orlando Nov 15, 2018

    Hollywood City Commission Agrees to Measures Toward Changing Street Names Honoring Former Confederate Generals

    During their Monday night meeting, city commissioners agreed on two measures to begin the process of changing the names on Lee, Hood and Forrest streets.

  • Japan Dec 7, 2017

    Pearl Harbor Survivors Remember Those Killed 76 Years Ago

    Survivors gathered Thursday at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago, paying homage to the thousands who died with a solemn ceremony marking the surprise bombing that plunged the U.S. into World War II. About 20 survivors attended the event at a grassy looking overlooking...

  • PRESIDENT Dec 7, 2016

    Japanese Leader Abe to Visit Pearl Harbor With Obama

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leader of his country to go to the U.S. Naval base in Hawaii that Japan attacked in 1941, propelling the United States into World War II. The unexpected announcement came two days before the...

  • North Korea Oct 19, 2016

    Chimp Smokes Pack a Day at North Korean Zoo

    Azalea the smoking chimpanzee stole the show at Pyongyang’s newly opened Central Zoo in North Korea on Oct. 18, 2016. Officials say the 19-year-old female chimpanzee smokes about a pack a day. They insist she doesn’t inhale.

  • North Korea Oct 19, 2016

    North Korean Zoo Has a New Addition: A Smoking Chimp

    Pyongyang’s newly opened zoo has a new star: Azalea, the smoking chimpanzee. According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, which has become a favorite leisure spot in the North Korean capital since it re-opened in July, the 19-year-old female chimpanzee, whose name in Korean is “Dallae,” smokes about a pack a day. Dallae is short for azalea. They insist,...

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