August 3, 2013 4:04 PM
President Obama's administration has vetoed a decision by the United States International Trade Commission to ban the import of a number of Apple products, including models of the iPhone 4 and iPad 2. The ITC announced the ban after finding that those devices had violated a patent held by Samsung. President Hassan Rouhani is vowing to work with the outside world to lift the "oppressive sanctions" crippling Iran's economy. Africa's oldest leader Robert Mugabe was declared winner of Zimbabwe's disputed election. His main rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, dismissed the result as a fraud and said he would challenge it in court and in regional forums.