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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 risked spiraling out of control.Kerry, who arrived p ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet President Barack Obama in Washington in September during a visit aimed at restoring strained relations between the two countries.Modi told U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Bur ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Three European powers and the U.S. have confirmed that their foreign ministers will join Iran nuclear talks this weekend in an effort to advance the stalled negotiations.But the Itar-Tass news agency reported Friday that their Russ ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — The online payment site PayPal says it will give refunds to people who donated to a fundraising campaign for a Georgia family whose toddler died in a hot car.PayPal spokeswoman Adriana Higuera tells The Associated Press the compan ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man has sustained life-threatening injuries after setting himself alight outside the Libyan Embassy in Berlin.Police spokesman Stefan Redlich said the man, who apparently had a private dispute with the embassy, appeare ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Military officers testified that there was no "stand-down order" that held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. Their ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister said Friday he will tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting this weekend that Berlin wants to reinvigorate the two countries' friendship "on an honest basis" after asking Washington's top spy to lea ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top government spokesman said Friday that an Asian regional summit in Beijing this November would be a good opportunity for the leaders of Japan and China to hold their first talks ever amid sour relations.Chief Cabinet Secr ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese politician who was seen sobbing over dubious spending in a video that went viral resigned Friday.The local legislative assembly accepted the resignation of Ryutaro Nonomura, but also decided to pursue criminal charges aga ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's new Hindu nationalist government has asked a U.N. body overseeing military activity in divided Kashmir to vacate a government bungalow in the heart of the nation's capital that it has used rent-free for 40 years.India an ...more