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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to return as Mugabe's likely successor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, whose sacking led to the shock resignation of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, will be sworn in as the new president on Friday, the state broadcaster says. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled to South Africa two weeks ago, would fly home on Wednesday, it added. His dismissal led the ruling party and the military to intervene and force an end to Mr Mugabe’s 37-year long rule. The news sparked wild celebrations across the country late into the night. The announcement that the ...

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Belichick in no rush to return to Mexico City

8:09 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said after Sunday’s victory over the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca that he plans on visiting again. For coach Bill Belichick, there isn’t the same strong desire to return. “Personally I wouldn’t be in any big rush to do it again,” Belichick said Monday during his weekly appearance on sports radio WEEI, when asked if he’d like to play in Mexico again. “It’s a long way to go for a game. There’s a lot in terms of all ...

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Trump hopeful of swift return of UCLA players

7:59 AM ET ESPN.com new services BEIJING — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’s hopeful that three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting will be allowed to return home soon. President Donald Trump personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the case involving three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, who were arrested for allegedly shoplifting in Hangzhou, a source confirmed to ESPN. UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill could remain in Hangzhou, China, for “a week or ...

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Bennett: Unexpected return to Patriots 'surreal'

2:58 AM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Calling it a “surreal week” in which he was waived by the Green Bay Packers and claimed by the New England Patriots, tight end Martellus Bennett made an immediate impact in limited action during the team’s 41-16 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. Bennett played seven snaps and finished with three catches for 38 yards. Then he addressed why he is still playing when he was prepared to undergo surgery in Green Bay. “I talked to six or seven doctors about it, ...

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Jemele Hill to return to ESPN after two-week suspension

ESPN suspends host Jemele Hill Jemele Hill will return to ESPN on Monday after a two-week suspension that she said was “deserved.” Hill, who was suspended due to a second violation of the company’s social media guidelines, confirmed to TMZ Sports that she will be back on Monday to co-host SportsCenter’s 6PM show, SC6, saying she looks forward to being in a “good healthy place” with the network. She also weighed in about the network’s decision to suspend her. “Here’s the reality, ESPN acted what they felt was right, and ...

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Baker won't return as Nationals manager in '18

2:50 PM ET Dusty Baker will not return to the Washington Nationals in 2018, the team announced Friday, a move that has “surprised and disappointed” the longtime manager. “I really thought this was my best year,” Baker told USA Today Sports. “We won at least 95 games each year and won the division back-to back-years but they said they wanted to go a different direction. It’s hard to understand.” The Nationals’ season ended Oct. 12 with a Game 5 loss to the Chicago Cubs in the National League Division Series. ...

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Astros return home in unfamiliar position: playing from behind

12:43 AM ET NEW YORK — Carlos Beltran expected his teammates to be disappointed by the outcome here Wednesday night. But as he walked into the clubhouse and sat down at his locker, he surveyed the room and didn’t like the vibe he was feeling. And so, the oldest member of the Houston Astros decided it was time for a speech. “Sometimes,” Beltran explained later, “you see people acting different than the way they act in the regular season. I just don’t want people to feel down. I don’t want ...

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Janet Yellen expects healthy inflation to return

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave a glimpse Sunday into what she called the most surprising thing about the American economy: the stubbornly low rate of inflation. Speaking to a group of international central bankers in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, Yellen said she doesn’t expect inflation to continue on its recent anemic trend. The talk came at a time of heightened political visibility for Yellen, whose term as chair ends in February. President Trump is said to be considering a nominee among a list of five candidates — Yellen among ...

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Red Sox manager Farrell won't return in '18

11:02 AM ET BOSTON — John Farrell is out as manager of the Boston Red Sox. After steering a relatively young team to the first back-to-back division titles in franchise history but also consecutive first-round playoff knockouts, Farrell will not return for the final year left on his contract, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski announced Wednesday. Team Rank Wins 432 6th Division Titles 3 1st Playoff app 3 2nd — ESPN Stats & Information In dumping Farrell now, Dombrowski agreed that the team needs a new voice ...

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Terminator 6 Is Happening, James Cameron And Original Stars To Return

Despite kicking off with two of the most acclaimed sci-fi movies of all time, the Terminator franchise hasn’t always had an easy ride. Terminator 3 and Terminator: Salvation weren’t exactly loved by fans, and the most recent example, 2015’s Terminator: Genisys, was a flop that killed plans for a new trilogy. However, original director James Cameron is now involved with the franchise once more, and has spoken about his plans for the next movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cameron has revealed that he plans to bring Linda Hamilton, who ...

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