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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.Biden, speaking at a meeting of the Democra ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday reaffirmed its unconditional support for maintaining the U.N. peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights that has been caught up in Syria's civil war.Questions about the future of the 12,000 ...more

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Participants in Ukrainian peace talks have reached agreement to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants.Representatives of Ukraine, Russia, and the Moscow-backed rebels agreed that the b ...more

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Maine man who was crushed by one of the two elephants in his care.The Occupational Safety and Health Administration sent an investigator ...more

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine peace talks produce deal on buffer zone, withdrawal of weapons, foreign fighters. ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Voters in New Zealand began casting their ballots Saturday in a general election that has Prime Minister John Key seeking a third term in office.Polls indicate Key's center-right National Party is the most popular ...more

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ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning tria ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska.Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NOR ...more

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The former manager of a popular northern New Jersey diner was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, a co-owner of the restaurant, in an attempt to gain greater control for himself.Georgios Spyr ...more

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking ...more