WorldKing Celebrates Birthday by Renaming CountryAs the absolute monarch of Swaziland, King Mswati III's powers include the ability to rename his country, and he proceeded to do so Thursday, announcing that it is now called the Kingdom of eSwatini. The new name, like the old one, means "land of the Swazis," reports Reuters . The kingdom...
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AP Top News - US HeadlinesAuthorities say motive in deputy killings may never be knownInvestigators in Florida say they may never know why a man - a recluse from a rural farm community who rarely ventured in to town - shot to death two sheriff's deputies while they sat in a Chinese restaurant
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