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BANGKOK (AP) — Three months after overthrowing an elected government, Thailand's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will prolong his rule and bolster the military's grip on power ...more

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge is ending a large part of an Arkansas desegregation case rooted in the Little Rock Central High School crisis of 1957.The lawsuit was originally filed by a Little Rock school district in 1982. It said sta ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's parliament on Thursday rejected calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation as unconstitutional despite massive anti-government protests just outside the assembly in the capital Islamabad.The resolution, suppo ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials have launched a program to document the number of birds that die by crashing into windows in an effort to reduce such collisions.The city's planning department is seeking volunteers to count the numbe ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Navy Adm. William McRaven formalized his transition from a top U.S. military commander to academic leader Thursday, officially accepting the job as chancellor of the University of Texas System.The head of U.S. Special Operat ...more

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Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets — a futuristic design by Riddell called the SpeedFlex that is supposed to be the latest in head protection.A vocal proponent of ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle in Tallahassee rule ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teenager who carved a swastika into another teen's forehead as he and others tortured the boy has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.In a Portland courtroom Thursday, 16-year-old Blue Kalmbach told the victim in ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying a woman's testimony wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took place.The 28-year-old Reed appeared in 27 ga ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Federal judge rules Florida gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but delays issuing of licenses. ...more