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Thailand junta replaces martial law with absolute power

BANGKOK (AP) — The big topic of conversation in Thailand is martial law. Technically it's gone, but in reality it's still there.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Arkansas governor urges changes to religious objection bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday called for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn't intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraq declared a "magnificent victory" Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a key step in driving the militants out of their biggest strongholds.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier

WASHINGTON (AP) — Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier — something scientists once thought couldn't be done.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Scientists say polar bears won't thrive on land food

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A paper published Wednesday says polar bears forced onto land because of melting ice are unlikely to find enough food to replace their diet of seals.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Buhari: Nigeria embraces democracy, 1-party state behind us

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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