MEIKHTILA, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court sentenced seven Muslims to prison — one of them to a life term — in the killing of a Buddhist monk amid deadly sectarian violence that was overwhelmingly directed against minority Muslims but has produced no serious charges against the members of the country’s Buddhist majority.
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CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival has had its first shock to the system, in the shape of Mexican director Amat Escalante’s unsparingly violent drug war drama “Heli.”
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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state judge has sentenced an inmate to death for killing a state corrections officer in a prison chapel two years ago.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The suspension of San Jose’s Marvin Chavez has been cut in half to one game by Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, and the forward will be eligible to play Saturday against Colorado.