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BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis' lobbying for a Winter Classic in his NHL team's home city began with an email sent to Commissioner Gary Bettman the moment the league's first New Year's Day game was played in 2008.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff and environmentalist Marina Silva are tied in a likely second-round runoff to Brazil's presidential election next month, a new poll showed on Tuesday. Rousseff would have 41 percent of the votes against 41 percent for Silva if the runoff were held today, according to the survey by the Ibope polling firm. In first-round voting, scheduled for Oct. 5, Rousseff has 38 percent voter support and Silva 29 percent. That compares with 36 percent for Rousseff and 30 percent for Silva in the previous Ibope poll a week ago. ...