Zimbabwe police arrest 67 over anti-government protest

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police say they arrested 67 people following a violent protest that rocked the capital, Harare, as the president warned against an Arab Spring type of revolution.
Liverpool pricked by Rose thorn in Spurs draw

Tottenham's Victor Wanyama (top) celebrates with teammates after defender Danny Rose equalised during the Premier League match against Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London, on August 27, 2016Left-back Danny Rose's 72nd-minute equaliser earned Tottenham Hotspur a 1-1 draw with Liverpool in a hard-fought Premier League encounter at White Hart Lane on Saturday. James Milner gave Liverpool a deserved lead with a penalty shortly before half-time, but Spurs got their reward for a spell of sustained second-half pressure when Rose drilled home the equaliser. The England full-back's strike means he has already matched his tally from last season and it preserved Spurs' unbeaten record following their draw at Everton and victory over Crystal Palace.



The Latest: Turkish-backed rebels clash with Kurdish forces

Turkish troops head to the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Turkey on Wednesday sent tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels retake the key Islamic State-held town of Jarablus and to contain the expansion of Syria's Kurds in an area bordering Turkey .(AP Photo/Halit Onur Sandal)BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):



Traffic chaos as truck hits, collapses bridge on UK highway

The scene on the London-bound M20 motorway, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of the capital, after a lorry hit a pedestrian bridge, causing it to collapse, Saturday Aug. 27, 2016. Witnesses and emergency services say a truck has struck an overpass and collapsed a pedestrian bridge onto one of England’s busiest motorways, the M20, injuring one person. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)LONDON (AP) — Witnesses and British emergency services say a truck has struck an overpass and collapsed a pedestrian bridge onto one of England's busiest highways, injuring one person.



Obama presses Congress for Zika funding as worries grow

The US Food and Drug Administration has revised a previous guideline issued in February that recommended active screening of donated blood only in "areas with active Zika virus transmission"US President Barack Obama called on Congress Saturday to step up funding to combat the Zika virus, warning that delay is putting more Americans at risk. Obama's latest appeal, in his weekly radio address, came the day after the US authorities expressed deepening worry about the spread of the mosquito-borne virus, urging that all donated blood be tested for Zika. The Congress has denied past administration requests for Zika funding, instead redirecting funds that had been earmarked to fight Ebola, cancer and other diseases.





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