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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The only thing clear about the death toll in eastern Ukraine, where government troops are battling separatist rebels, is that it's mounting.After a faltering start, government efforts to reverse the tide of a pro-Russian ins ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.In his ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry sought Friday to broker a deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates as a bitter dispute over last month's runoff election threatened to spiral out of control.Kerry, who arriv ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says this year's budget deficit will drop to $583 billion, the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure.Last year's deficit was $680 billion. The latest update from the White House budget office is also $ ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister vowed Friday to press forward with a broad military offensive in the Gaza Strip, insisting international pressure will not halt what he said was a determined effort to halt rocket fire by Palestinian militants a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrations aside, LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA could complicate the Republican Party's plan to nominate its presidential contender on Lake's Erie's shores in 2016.If James leads his t ...more

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GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized, officials said.The other 19 people aboard were taken to a hospital and r ...more

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PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A teen charged in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in New Jersey pleaded not guilty Friday, while the girl's family prepared for her funeral.Jhymiere Moore, 19, ...more

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Native leader Don Wright, who was a force behind a landmark tribal lands compensation law, has died at age 84.A release by the family that was distributed by Doyon Ltd., the Fairbanks-based regional Native corpora ...more

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge preparing to sentence a British citizen for supporting terrorists in Afghanistan challenged U.S. prosecutors Friday on their claim that the defendant supported al-Qaida.Babar Ahmad's support for the Taliba ...more