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Woman shot during protest against Myanmar coup dies

Woman shot during protest against Myanmar coup dies

YANGON, Myanmar — A young woman who was shot in the head by police last week during a protest against the military coup in Myanmar died Friday, her family said.

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II faces 14 years for assaults

VISTA, Calif. — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II agreed Friday to accept a 14-year prison sentence for raping a homeless woman and assaulting two other women.
Southern cities hit hard by storms face new crisis: No water

Southern cities hit hard by storms face new crisis: No water

AUSTIN, Texas — Southern cities slammed by winter storms that left millions without power for days have traded one crisis for another: Busted water pipes ruptured by record-low temperatures created shortages of clean drinking water, shut down the Mem
Florida governor: Flags will be at half-staff for Limbaugh

Florida governor: Flags will be at half-staff for Limbaugh

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In honour of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday announced he would order flags in Florida to be flown at half-staff when Limbaugh's body is laid to rest.
Spain sees 4th night of riots as government shows strain

Spain sees 4th night of riots as government shows strain

BARCELONA, Spain — Street protests over the imprisonment of a rapper turned violent for a fourth straight night in Spain on Friday, as political responses to the disturbances strained relations inside the country's coalition government.
Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

WASHINGTON — Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, in his first news conference as Pentagon chief, said Friday that progress toward peace in Afghanistan and an end to U.S. military involvement there depends on the Taliban reducing attacks.
Mars landing team 'awestruck' by photo of descending rover

Mars landing team 'awestruck' by photo of descending rover

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world got its first close-up look at a Mars landing on Friday, as NASA released a stunning picture of its newest rover being lowered onto the dusty red surface.
'Kimye' is no more: Kardashian files to divorce West

'Kimye' is no more: Kardashian files to divorce West

LOS ANGELES — “Kimye” is kaput Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West Friday after 6 1/2 years of marriage, court records show.
Kim and Kanye: Tales of an uber celeb marriage gone wrong

Kim and Kanye: Tales of an uber celeb marriage gone wrong

NEW YORK — Holograms and Twitter rants, roving gospel gatherings and billion-dollar business ventures. If there's one word that defines the lives of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, it's BIG.
Police eye Marilyn Manson in domestic violence investigation

Police eye Marilyn Manson in domestic violence investigation

LOS ANGELES — Detectives are investigating allegations of domestic violence against rocker Marilyn Manson involving incidents that occurred about a decade ago in West Hollywood, authorities said Friday.