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After some seriously suspenseful primaries earlier in the year, the general feeling about Sunday's Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico is far less energized, let's say In fact, local officials are predicting that a substantial percentage of Puerto Rican voters won't even show up at the polls.

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The Commonwealth, a kind of shadow U.N. for the former British empire, has threatened to suspend Pakistan's membership unless President Pervez Musharraf puts an end to his emergency rule within 10 days. Pakistan was banned from the organization between 1999 and 2004 after Musharraf came to power through a coup.

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