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LONDON (AP) — Britain's unpredictable election is steeped in the rich — and sometimes confusing — lexicon of parliamentary democracy. Some key terms:FIRST PAST THE POST: Used to describe the electoral system, in which voters across the country e ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — The Obama administration rebuffed Florida's Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to extend federal funds for hospitals that treat the uninsured, increasing the pressure on states that have refused to expand coverage for low-income people under the p ...more

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — One person was killed Thursday in clashes in the Burundian capital during protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office.Nkurunziza has said that if he is re-elected it will be his last term ...more

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady smiled away the Tuck Rule on the way to his first Super Bowl victory, flashing that dimple-chinned grin that said, "I had it all the time."The New England Patriots' illegal videotaping. His name popping up in b ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday that the United States would be better to look to problems on its own doorstep rather than criticizing China over human rights, after Washington repeated a call to release a well-known Chinese lawyer. < ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who smirked as he was sentenced in the savage beating of a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium wants a federal judge to spare him from another lengthy prison sentence for an unrelated gun crime.Louie Sanchez' ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The Paris appeals court ruled Thursday that investigating judges didn't break any laws when they tapped conversations between former President Nicolas Sarkozy and his lawyer in connection with a probe into past campaign financing.Th ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is winning support from other public officials and praise from legal experts for asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate her police department for discriminatory patterns or practices. ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Voters headed for the polls across Britain Thursday, in a contest that is expected to produce an ambiguous result, a period of frantic political horse-trading and a bout of national soul-searching.Prime Minister David Cameron's Con ...more

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula audience gave the best-selling author of a book about the city's mishandling of rape cases a standing ovation and then booed a heckler who had elbowed his way to the stage and called Jon Krakauer a liar.Krakauer ...more