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1. OBAMA MAKES HISTORIC MYANMAR VISIT
On Monday, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar, aiming to encourage the country, also known as Burma, to continue implementing democratic reforms and shake off the international isolation that came with decades of military rule.
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