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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliament has approved 16 Cabinet nominees after months of delays.Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, speaker of the parliament's lower house, said Saturday that the decision now means the 25-member Cabinet of President ...more

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MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Sixth seed Tomas Berdych reached the final of the Monte Carlo Masters by sweeping past local favorite Gael Monfils 6-1 6-4 on Saturday. Czech Berdych, who next faces eight-times champion Rafa Nadal or world number one ...more

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that he has reached an agreement with Israel in which essential tax revenues it collects for the Palestinians will be transferred following a four-month freeze.Abbas in ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill.Iran, Medicare, education, trade — Republicans and Democrats are coming together to make deals, and that's something rarely seen lately.Republican Sen. John Cornyn ...more

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JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say police officers shot and killed a suburban St. Louis man after he charged at them.St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said at a news conference Saturday that the man's mother reported Friday night that h ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Diplomacy is out, blunt talk is in as President Barack Obama and his White House team single out Republican lawmakers by name for criticism over their words and actions on Iran, Cabinet nominations and climate change.Even amid ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The charismatic black parliamentary leader of South Africa's Democratic Alliance (DA) on Saturday announced he would campaign for the leadership of the historically white opposition party. Born in the black township o ...more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — And then were two.Although most of the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" beat long odds 73 years ago, surviving anti-aircraft fire, crashed planes and vengeful Japanese soldiers, time has been taking its own toll. Since their 70th ann ...more

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Two container ships collided in Egypt's Suez Canal early on Saturday, delaying traffic through a vital global trade route for several hours, sources in the canal authority said. Traffic resumed after the Danish-flagged Susan ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them.The Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs said in a statement early Saturday that officers he ...more