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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.Biden, speaking at a meeting of the Democra ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday reaffirmed its unconditional support for maintaining the U.N. peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights that has been caught up in Syria's civil war.Questions about the future of the 12,000 ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Participants in Ukrainian peace talks have reached agreement to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants.Representatives of Ukraine, Russia, and the Moscow-backed rebels agreed that the b ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine peace talks produce deal on buffer zone, withdrawal of weapons, foreign fighters. ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Voters in New Zealand began casting their ballots Saturday in a general election that has Prime Minister John Key seeking a third term in office.Polls indicate Key's center-right National Party is the most popular ...more

AP News - 34 mins ago

The former manager of a popular northern New Jersey diner was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, a co-owner of the restaurant, in an attempt to gain greater control for himself.Georgios Spyr ...more

Reuters News - 37 mins ago

SAN JOSE DEL CABO (Reuters) - Tropical storm Polo barreled nearer on Friday to the Mexican Pacific resort of Los Cabos where thousands of troops were restoring order following widespread chaos caused by Hurricane Odile at the start of the week. ...more

Reuters News - 46 mins ago

(Reuters) - Authorities said bad weather on Friday cut short the work of investigators in rural Virginia probing the abduction and murder of two young sisters who disappeared while going to see an Easter exhibit at a Maryland shopping mall nearly 40 ye ...more

AP News - 56 mins ago

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will start sending voters living overseas a ballot for the November election with no Democratic candidate for a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly-contested in the nation.But Republican ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee raised $7.4 million last month but still owes vendors almost $2 million, according to financial reports filed Friday.The DNC's filings also show it spent $5.8 million in August and has banked $ ...more