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Geraldine Kerkowski knows the northeastern Pennsylvania man convicted of strangling her son probably won't care when she tells him exactly what she thinks of him.She says his reaction is beside the point.Kerkowski says she intends to "cle ...more

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NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's powerful military commander pledged Friday to work to support successful elections in November, calling it "an important landmark for democracy implementation," and warned that the army will not tolerate instability ...more

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A former executive of a San Francisco-based bank that received federal bailout money has been convicted of fraud.U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag said Thursday a federal jury in Oakland found 66-year-old Ebrahim Shabudin guilty ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese anti-discrimination civic group said Friday it is considering legal action over a police raid on the group's offices that was apparently prompted by its advocacy for five women's rights activists whose detentions have drawn int ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the San Francisco Chronicle's founding family to head the newspaper, died Thursday after a long convalescence. She was 95.Her son, Nion McEvoy, publisher of Chronicle Books, confirmed he ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward post-midnight Senate approval early Friday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to end deficits, cut trillions ...more

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By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian state of New South Wales is expected to re-elect its conservative government on Saturday, endorsing the country's largest ever privatization, the partial sale of a state-owned electricity networ ...more

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Today is Friday, March 27, the 86th day of 2015. There are 279 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On March 27, 1945, during World War II, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower told reporters in Paris that Germany's main defensi ...more

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By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - A family of 17 suspected Uighur Muslims at the center of a diplomatic tug-of-war between Turkey and China will remain in custody after a Thai court on Friday rejected their argument that their prolon ...more

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MUNHALL, Pa. (AP) — A school board in western Pennsylvania voted unanimously Thursday night to deny a grievance brought by teachers seeking to prevent a special needs student from using a faculty restroom.The Steel Valley school board voted on t ...more