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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:Moner Mohammad Abusalha, who liked to cuddle cats, blew himself up in May in Syria. He was the first American suicide bomber in that civil war.

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Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. After eight years, his wealth had dipped to roughly $1.3 million.Within months of leavin ...more

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire.It's a break in ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A police chief whose decade-long imprisonment was taken up by Venezuela's opposition has been freed from jail.Ivan Simonovis was sentenced to jail for 30 years for aggravated murder for his role in the death of a pro-go ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended.The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader has lived in ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the filings:___BILLIONAIRE ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.The RNC raised $10.1 million in August and has $14.5 mi ...more

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KIRKCALDY, Scotland (AP) — Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. When Gordon Brown ended a disappointing three years as British prime minister in 2010, few would have credited him as the man most likely to swing a popular vote ever again.Yet, the f ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police chief is asking residents to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack.David Kimaiyo said Saturday police have doubled patrols across the country an ...more