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LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.The annual set of 68 tournaments at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino that rewards millions ...more

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By MacDonald Dzirutwe SIYAGIJIMA, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Even in the best of times, life is harsh in Siyagijima, a desolate village in southwest Zimbabwe. After the worst regional drought in nearly a decade and the failure of nearby crops, it i ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Several Kenyan police officers were killed in an attack Monday night by suspected Somali militants in the northeastern Garissa county, where 148 students were massacred last month, local media reported.A police spokesman, ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

A by-the-numbers look at the first month in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:___2,085: The number of pieces of evidence admitted by prosecutors.___1,575: The number of photographs prosecutors admitted into ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting are steadily moving toward the heart of their case: the testimony of two court-appointed doctors expected to say James Holmes was sane when he opened fire on a packed midnight showin ...more

Reuters News - 33 mins ago

By Pavel Polityuk DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Eastern Ukrainian club Dnipro are unexpectedly poised for possible European soccer glory, lifting the gloom in their war-weary country, at least for a while. With fighting raging ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's military on Tuesday compared its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction such as road-building going on elsewhere in the country, trying to deflect criticism over an issue seen as inflaming t ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether to legalize gay marriage throughout the United States. ...more

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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Officials from Plains All American Pipeline say they hope the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California Coast can be removed for investigation by Tuesday.The company on Monday downgraded the amount ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French aut ...more