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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A Texas high school English teacher has been named the 2015 National Teacher of the Year.The Council of Chief State School Officers announced the honor Monday for Shanna Peeples.Peeples, who works at Palo Duro High i ...more

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A spokesman for the Red Cross in Burundi says at least six people have been killed in street clashes between the police and people demonstrating against the president's bid for a third term.Alexis Manirakiza told The As ...more

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Russia should account for its actions in Ukraine and Crimea before calling the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a "genocide". "It's not the first time Russia us ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Defense Ministry has honored an army sergeant shown in photographs and video footage around the world rescuing an Eritrean asylum seeker following a deadly shipwreck on the island of Rhodes.Sgt. Antonis Deligiorgis ...more

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two former small town police officers in South Carolina should spend at least a year in prison for shocking a mentally disabled woman at least eight times with a Taser without giving her time to follow their orders, federal prosec ...more

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Fitch Ratings has lowered Japan's credit rating as the country continues to wrestle with staggering debt.Fitch said Monday that the government did not include sufficient measures in its budget to replace a sales tax hike it put off in the curren ...more

Reuters News - 19 mins ago

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN (Reuters) - Saudi-led aircraft pounded Iran-allied Houthi militiamen and rebel army units in central Yemen and the capital Sanaa on Monday, residents said, reporting that food and medical supplies were running low.< ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Japan's prime minister began the second day of his U.S. visit with a stop at the Boston Marathon finish line.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) and his wife left a wreath at the site Monday morning with Boston Mayor Martin ...more

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6:15 p.m. (1230 GMT)Chaos has reigned at Kathmandu's small airport since the earthquake, with the onslaught of relief flights causing major backups on the tarmac.Sitanshu Kar, India's defense ministry spokesman, tweeted that four Indian a ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital.The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told ...more