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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State, as the United State ...more

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico is investigating a June shootout between the army and alleged gang members that killed 22 of the suspects, the attorney general's office said in a statement on Friday. The gunfight took place on June 30 in Tlatl ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National S ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings.Senior Deput ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service says fence-jumper made it through North Portico doors of White House. ...more

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ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's Civil Rights Commission said Friday it has talked to a witness in the case of a June 30 slaying of 22 people at a warehouse in southern Mexico.The Associated Press interviewed the witness, who claimed soldiers kil ...more

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(Reuters) - The Baltimore Ravens knew about the video of star running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-girlfriend in an elevator within hours of the assault and the NFL team later sought leniency for him, ESPN reported on Friday. ESPN's " ...more

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in easter ...more

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By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday ordered the Texas National Guard to search for the bodies of undocumented immigrants who have died by the hundreds in a remote part of the state as they attempted to w ...more

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(Reuters) - Police arrested former Phoenix Suns basketball player Rex Chapman on Friday for allegedly shoplifting more than $14,000 worth of products over several months from an Apple store in Scottsdale, Arizona, authorities said. The Scott ...more