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Bubble yuck: Crews unstick old gum from famed Seattle wall

 

 

SEATTLE (AP) — A piece of Seattle history is coming down — or rather, 1 million little pieces.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2015

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Myanmar government promises peaceful power transfer

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's transition to greater democracy after decades of military rule surged ahead Wednesday as opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party continued its election sweep and the government promised a peaceful transition of power.

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Russia calls for a new Syrian constitution in 18 months

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a document on ending the nearly five-year-old Syrian conflict that calls for drafting a new constitution in up to 18 months that would be put to a popular referendum and be followed by an early presidential election.

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Police: Person of interest in judge's attack held in slaying

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man being investigated in the shooting and wounding of a Texas judge last week was charged Tuesday with murder in an unrelated Houston slaying, police said.

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New Orleans musical legend Allen Toussaint dies at 77

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Legendary New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint, who racked up hits like "Working in the Coal Mine" and "Lady Marmalade" as a behind-the-scenes songwriter and producer before he gained new fame as a performer, died Tuesday, not long after a performance in Spain. He was 77.

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Rhythm on the rails: Music train draws fans from all over

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — Stacey Nakasone had a choice to make: fly from her home in Los Angeles to Japan to learn more about taiko drums or take a 50-mile train ride in Vermont.

For Nakasone and about 50 other people this fall, Vermont it was.

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Vietnam veterans' bond forged again with kidney donation

NEW YORK (AP) — Serving together in Vietnam, John Middaugh and Henry "Bill" Warner forged an Army-brothers bond they knew was profound and lasting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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Toys have best year in a decade

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys are staging a comeback.

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