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Posted: February 17, 2013 at 4:18 a.m.

Lee Kuan Yew, 89, Singapore’s first prime minister, who oversaw a period of rapid development that turned Singapore into a darling of foreign investors, has been hospitalized after a brain-related blockage.

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Not building nukes, Iran ayatollah says

In this photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks to the crowd in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Iran's Supreme Leader said Saturday that his country is not seeking nuclear weapons, but that no world power could stop Tehran's access to an atomic bomb if it intended to build one. (AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader)

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Ryan O’Neal may have enough evidence to show that he was defamed by a man who claimed the actor stole a valuable portrait of the late Farrah Fawcett, an appeals court in Lo... Read »