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AP wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Seafood from Slaves' investigation

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The Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service based on its international investigation of the fishing industry in Southeast Asia that freed more than 2,000 slaves and traced the seafood they caught to supermarkets and pet food providers across the U.S. The achievement is the 52nd Pulitzer Prize won by AP.

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