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News Minute: Clinton wins...Yves Saint Laurent dies...Universal fire

Associated Press - June 1, 2008 7:03 PM ET

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's expecting to have more combined votes than her rival when the primaries end Tuesday night. The New York senator is winning with nearly 70% of the vote in Puerto Rico, where she told a crowd of supporters they need to consider who will be the best candidate to win in November.

PARIS (AP) - A fashion icon is dead. A longtime friend and associate of Yves Saint Laurent says the famed couturier died at his Paris home. He was 71. He was widely considered the last of a generation that included Christian Dior and Coco Chanel.

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) - Hollywood history has gone up in smoke at Universal Studios. The theme park's King Kong exhibit fell to the flames and a set from "Back to the Future" has burned. About 400 firefighters are still trying to put out the flames.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (AP) - NASA says on the surface, Discovery is looking shipshape so far. Astronauts scanned parts of the shuttle's wings so engineers back on Earth could check them for launch damage. The space agency says they look good so far, but more data needs to be scrutinized. Discovery is scheduled to dock at the space station tomorrow.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man says he was planning to use bags of marijuana to make some green -- as in plants. Police didn't buy the story, and now the 30-year-old, who says the pot was for composting, is sitting in jail. He's charged with possession with intent to sell.

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