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  • Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead
    MOSCOW (AP) -- Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government....
  • Congress tries 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- On a day of high drama, the Republican-controlled Congress struggled into the night Friday to pass emergency legislation to keep the Homeland Security Department in full funding for one week and avert a partial shutdown threatened for midnight....
  • Kurdish fighters rout IS militants from town near Iraq
    BEIRUT (AP) -- Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of Christians in the volatile region, Syrian activists and Kurdish officials said....

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  • Congress rushes to meet DHS deadline
    Congress is scrambling to meet a midnight deadline to keep the Department of Homeland Security -- and all the border agents, TSA screeners and federal workers that come with it -- running amid a heated immigration debate.
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    Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.
  • 'Knights Templar' drug lord caught
    Mexican authorities detain Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, federal police say.

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  • Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia's involvement in the war in Ukraine, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday.






  • U.S. Senate passes one-week security funding extension
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate, without any debate, late on Friday passed a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, a last ditch move aimed at averting a partial shutdown of the agency at midnight.






  • U.S., Cuba say progress made in talks; no date for diplomatic ties
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuba and the United States held a second round of talks on Friday toward normalizing ties, and both sides said they made good progress, although they did not set a date for renewal of diplomatic relations that Washington severed 54 years ago.
 

 
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