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Dozens of new flora, fauna species in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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GM: Incompetence, negligence led to delayed recall

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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Obama: No apology for Bergdahl prisoner exchange

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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Witnesses: Boko Haram militants slaughter hundreds

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.

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Obama, Cameron lay down new markers for Putin

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron laid down new markers for Russia Thursday, giving Moscow a month to meet their conditions in Ukraine or face further sanctions.

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Hunt on for Canadian suspected in police killings

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — A man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers was spotted three times Thursday but has so far eluded a massive manhunt in the normally tranquil east coast city of Moncton, police said.

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Police arrest man in elevator stabbing of boy, 6

NEW YORK (AP) — A man believed to have stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injured a 7-year-old girl in a knife attack in a public housing building elevator that didn't have security cameras was arrested just minutes after the mayor and the police commissioner publicly identified him and appealed for help catching him, police said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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Last of original group of Navajo Code Talkers dies

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The language he once was punished for speaking in school became Chester Nez's primary weapon in World War II.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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