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Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest...

Merkel presses Russia to engage on peace plan with Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted early this year, pressed Moscow to engage on a peace plan...

Officer critical in coma after California gunfight

A veteran, second‑generation police officer was in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being wounded in a shootout where the rookie...

Egypt to invite delegates to resume Gaza truce talk: Abbas

Egypt is to invite Israeli and Palestinian delegations to return to Cairo to resume talks on a long‑term truce for Gaza, Palestinian president Mahmud...

US ready to 'take action' in Syria if Americans threatened

The White House said it was ready to "take action" against any threat to America as it indicated serious consideration of US military strikes...

Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad has killed at least 11 people.

Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday.

Marie strengthens to hurricane in Pacific off Mexico

A tropical storm has strengthened to a hurricane in the eastern Pacific and will likely become a major hurricane over the weekend, US forecasters warned...