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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, died Monday, He was 85.He had been hospitalized with ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.The National Republican Congressional Committee ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the fir ...more

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PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires burst on t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and Euro ...more

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(Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar holed a 20-yard bunker shot to birdie the final hole and claim a one shot victory over Briton Luke Donald at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Sunday. Minutes after three-putting the 17th hole from four fe ...more

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The most senior Islamic cleric in Jerusalem said on Sunday Israeli police hurled stun grenades into al-Aqsa mosque, Islam's third holiest site, to quell the latest in a string of Palestinian protests at the politically sensitive h ...more

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LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.Republicans back in Washington think they've found th ...more

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Hidden behind live oaks and magnolias near the Florida Governor's Mansion, a historic house that symbolizes much of the state's terrible past and transformation will soon have its doors opened to the public.Crews and con ...more

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(Reuters) - Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended for three games by the National Hockey League on Sunday for a violent hit to the head on St. Louis Blues David Backes. Seabrook was assessed a major penalty and game misco ...more