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1889: French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel unfurled the French tricolor atop the Eiffel Tower in Paris, officially marking its completion.


 
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Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt ‘cowardly act’

UPDATED: 6:41 p.m.

updated  Zimbabwe’s president was unscathed Saturday by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media called an attempt to assassinate him, later visiting his two injured vice presidents and declaring the “cowardly act” will not disrupt next month’s historic elections.