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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has announced that he is retiring.

A statement posted Wednesday on the Myanmar President Office's Facebook page said that President Htin Kyaw was retiring from his duties

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Marine mammal expert Regina Eisert thought minke whales were a little boring until she captured some striking footage of one swimming underwater near Antarctica. Now she thinks they're beautiful.

Eisert says the whales look

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican woman in the U.S. illegally who was dragged away from her daughters by authorities in a widely viewed video was being released on her own recognizance Tuesday by an immigration judge in Southern California.

Judge Zsa Zsa Depaolo

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York are warning residents about thieves that are targeting area YMCAs.

WSTM-TV reports the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office is investigating multiple reports of thefts at YMCAs in the region. Police say suspects

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Admirers of Tom Benson, the New Orleans Saints owner who died last week, are getting a chance to pay their final respects.

Visitation takes place from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. It continues

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NEW YORK (AP) — Leave it to the hipsters of Brooklyn to combine craft beer and sharp objects.

Kick Axe Throwing is the first bar in New York City to pick up on a nationwide trend of ax throwing.

It's a growing sport that some enthusiasts

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CHICAGO (AP) — Progressives were facing their latest test Tuesday in Illinois, with a slew of candidates vying for a chance to help Democrats try to gain control of the U.S. House this fall.

Enthusiasm already has been higher than usual among Democrats in

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets advanced Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's first meeting since the appointment of its new chair, Jerome Powell.

KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index outperformed the region, up 1.2 percent to 31,941.

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LONDON (AP) — The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As hundreds of people stood in line for food and many went hungry during the days and weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Walmart Inc. and local supermarkets threw out tons of spoiled meat, dairy and produce.

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