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(Reuters) - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old ...more

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(Reuters) - A former U.S. Army Ranger who was in the same platoon as ex-NFL player Pat Tillman has stated in a television interview that he believes he might have fired the shots that killed Tillman in a 2004 friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan. ...more

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JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.Jenkintown Mayor Ed Foley, in a gut-busting campaign to draw attention to the tiny borough's ...more

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By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - A slow-moving landslide claimed a house in Jackson, Wyoming as crews scrambled to prevent a water main from rupturing and flooding the affluent resort town with two million gallons of water, a city manager said ...more

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Today is Easter Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 20, 1914, the Ludlow Massacre took place when the Colorado National Guard opened fire on a tent colo ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.Lawmaker Keiji Furuya, who chairs the National Public Safety Co ...more

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(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday. Donald, who has a dazzlin ...more

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By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE (Reuters) - An explosion at a central Tennessee ammunition plant that killed one man and injured three other people this week resulted from an industrial accident, a federal official said on Saturday. The bl ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near it ...more

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By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - Paper Social Security benefits statements, which used to be mailed out every year and then fell victim to budget cuts, are going to make a partial comeback. Starting this September, the Social Secu ...more