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Younger party official faces test as Cuba’s next president

SANTA CLARA, Cuba — Raul Castro travels in motorcades of gleaming imported sedans. Rings of grim-faced bodyguards protect him, pistols under crisp guayabera shirts....
The Latest: Parker says Spurs will try to win for Popovich

SAN ANTONIO — The Latest on the San Antonio Spurs and coach Gregg Popovich, whose wife died at 67 (all times local): ...
Eccentric German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg dies aged 90

BERLIN — German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg, best known for his large, colorful paintings and distinctive personal appearance, has died. He was 90. ...
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BERN, Switzerland — Andy Rihs, a Swiss businessman who owned the BMC Racing cycling team and Young Boys soccer club, has died. He was...
NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich’s wife, a ‘real star’

SAN ANTONIO — The death of the wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has brought an outpouring of support across the NBA. ...
Richard Blystone, correspondent at AP, later CNN, dies at 81

Richard M. Blystone, a longtime Associated Press correspondent who covered the Vietnam War and went on to become one of the first journalists at...
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HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has ordered flags in the state lowered to half-staff to honor former first lady Barbara Bush. ...
Professional wrestling great Bruno Sammartino dies at 82

He was professional wrestling's ultimate good guy. The son of Italian immigrants, Bruno Sammartino fled the Nazis as a child and built a career...
Wisconsin civil rights pioneer Vel Phillips dies at age 94

MILWAUKEE — Vel Phillips, a civil rights pioneer who helped lead open housing marches in Milwaukee in the 1960s and was the first black...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Retired Roman Catholic Bishop David E. Foley has died in Birmingham. ...

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