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Naming dilemma for Obama: Is it Burma or Myanmar?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's landmark visit to Myanmar, known by the U.S. as Burma, brings up an unusual problem of protocol: What does he call it? If recent practice by visiting U.S. officials is any guide, Obama will sidestep the issue by using neither name Monday when he becomes the first sitting American president to visit the country. The former ruling junta summarily...