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BANGKOK (Reuters) - Six prominent Thai anti-government protest leaders were sentenced to two years in jail on Thursday for storming the prime minister's office during a 2008 rally - and then released on bail to allow for appeals. Thousands of ...more

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Leon Nathan Davis had a family and a sales job — and says he left them behind last fall with a one-way ticket overseas and a plan to join the Islamic State group.The 37-year-old Augusta, Georgia, man pleaded guilty Wednesday ...more

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PARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister wants European countries to do more to fight the Islamic State group, and is seeking support from Russia in international talks about defeating the group.France, which joined U.S.-led airstrikes against Isl ...more

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.The Santa Clara Police Department said the former San Francisco 49ers defensive end was arrested Wednesday for violating a restraining order by b ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:___9 a.m. (0700 GMT, 3 a.m. EDT)FIFA President Sepp Blatter has cancelled another speaking engagement as he avoids appearing in public for a second day.FIFA says Blatter will not ...more

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"It was a months-long planning. It was quite intense to try to find out what is the best moment." — Andre Marty, spokesman for Switzerland's attorney general's office, on when was the best time for U.S. and Swiss authorities to raid the offices of FIFA ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — In the wee hours of a March morning, a Chinese hotelier wrote a 5,000-word open letter to his country's premier and posted it on social media. The delicate topic: how local regulators capriciously enforce rules and extort bribes. Within ...more

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By Andrew R.C. Marshall WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (Reuters) - The 139 graves uncovered near people-smuggling camps in northern Malaysia appear to hold only one body each, Malaysia's deputy home minister said on Thursday, after earlier suspicions ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Marco Rubio attends his 44th birthday party and fundraiser at the home of the host of the "Pawn Stars" reality show Thursday, it won't be his first birthday in Las Vegas.The Cuban-American son of South Florida spent part of ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration attorneys are urging a federal judge to throw out an election-year lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law.Attorneys for the House counter that their unusual suit deals with critic ...more