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Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival

PARDEEVILLE, Wis. — Margo Miller thanked her hosts, covered herself in a blue plastic poncho and headed back into the driving sleet Saturday morning,...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minneapolis freedom-of-information activist has claimed victory in his long-running legal battle to see emails from the Hennepin County Sheriff's...
Slovakia’s police chief to resign in slain reporter case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia's national police chief will resign following street protests against him as the nation struggles with a political crisis triggered by...
Myanmar’s president grants amnesty to over 8,500 prisoners

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar President Win Myint has granted amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners. ...
The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

NEW YORK — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): ...
The Latest: Syrian TV: Air defense confront missiles in Homs

BEIRUT — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): ...
Pakistan watchdog says country failing on human rights

ISLAMABAD — An independent rights group in Pakistan said Monday that the country has failed to make progress on several issues over the past...
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BEDFORD, Mass. — Peace activists are planning a nonviolent action in Lexington on Patriots' Day to protest what they call nuclear escalation. ...
Protests, anger a month after Brazil activist slain

RIO DE JANEIRO — Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro Saturday to demand answers in the death of city...
The Latest: Anti-apartheid icon Madikizela-Mandela is buried

JOHANNESBURG — The Latest on funeral for anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (all times local): ...

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