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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The spokesman for Afghanistan's president says that the nation's two presidential candidates are set to sign a power-sharing deal nearly three months after a disputed runoff vote.Presidential spokesman Aimal Faizi said ...more

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By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, senior ...more

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has une ...more

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(Reuters) - A sprint race car driver died after crashing during practice at a Wisconsin dirt track on Saturday, the raceway said in a statement. Scott Semmelmann, 47, died from his injuries after crashing during a practice session around 6:00 ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close to reaching their goal of boosting world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the next five years, and will focus on infrastructure investment to help reach the targe ...more

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By Kay Johnson and Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) - Rival candidates in the bitterly disputed Afghan presidential election will sign an agreement on a unity government on Sunday, aides said, potentially easing months of tension that destabil ...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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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska didn't let a few scuffles with Miami spoil the party at Memorial Stadium and the show Ameer Abdullah put on Saturday night.Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards to lead a punishing ground game, and the No. 24 Cornhusk ...more

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Today is Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History:On Sept. 21, 1989, Hurricane Hugo crashed into Charleston, South Carolina (the storm was blamed for 56 deaths in th ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval.People "illegally gathered" on Saturday to p ...more