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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States government is gearing up to fight fake news — in Kenya.

The campaign by the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi follows Kenya's disputed 2017 election. That election saw fake CNN and BBC broadcasts reporting misinformation, photos

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 23 points and CJ McCollum added 21 to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to their 13th straight victory, 122-109 over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night.

Portland's dynamic guard duo led five Blazers players in

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BEIJING (AP) — A U.S.-trained economist was appointed Monday to succeed the longtime governor of China's central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan, at a time when the ruling Communist Party is trying to reduce financial risks and surging debt.

The appointment of Yi Gang

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Firefighters found two more bodies Monday in a hotel-casino gutted by fire that sent thick, heavy smoke into the sky over the Philippine capital, raising the death toll to five, officials said.

One of several people injured in the

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's was feted in Australia on Monday with a military honor guard and 19-gun salute as part of a state visit that has provoked protests over her response to her country's violent campaign against Rohingya Muslims.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials discussed how to achieve the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during weekend talks ahead of upcoming inter-Korean and U.S.-North Korean summits, Seoul said Monday.

South

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The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):

12:20 a.m.

The Sweet 16 is set following a roller coaster ride of an opening weekend in the NCAA Tournament.

Fifth-seeded West Virginia

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Florida State Seminoles are on their way to the NCAA Tournament's round of 16 for the first time since 2011 after upsetting top-seeded Xavier with a furious comeback.

PJ Savoy made a 3-pointer with 1:08 left to give Florida State

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital Sunday night, after three package bombs detonated earlier this month in other areas of the city and killed two people and injured two others.

Austin-Travis County Emergency

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MIAMI (AP) — Documents show some officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month's Florida high school rampage that they decided he should be forcibly committed. But the recommendation was never acted upon.

Cruz is

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