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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be closing in June after 47 years and production of the Ovation line in t ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday ratified a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web during a major conference in Sao Paulo on the future of Internet governance.The legislation, which wa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Tavern on the Green, closed since the previous operators lost their lease and declared bankruptcy in 2009, reopens Thursday under new management. Here are five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central Pa ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — If the latest development in culinary social media catches on, the trendiest restaurants may no longer be restaurants.A growing number of apps and websites are taking the traditional chef-diner relationship out of ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The politically connected former CEO of a prominent city charity admitted Wednesday he helped steal more than $9 million from the organization in an insurance scheme that authorities linked to campaign contributions.William Rapfo ...more

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has announced a new online effort to link soldiers leaving the military with jobs that match their skill sets.She said Wednesday that the new Veterans Employment Center provides one-stop shoppi ...more

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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam has won court permission to ban marijuana cafes in its famous Red Light district, stepping up a crackdown on the city's freewheeling lifestyle.Marijuana is technically illegal in the Netherlands, but possession of smal ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war.But defense cuts now threaten to knock the high-flying reconnaissance ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge's order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state's Supreme Court.Court filings released Wednesday show defense lawyers plan to file an ap ...more

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LARKSPUR, Calif. (AP) — Archaeologists and Native Americans are clashing over Indian remains and artifacts that were excavated during a construction project in the San Francisco Bay Area, but then reburied at an undisclosed location.Archaeologis ...more