More troops deployed in Ferguson to guard against fresh riots

FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to the St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting after a white policeman was cleared in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, while the local mayor said the governor did not do enough to protect businesses from looting. | Video

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Street clashes break out as Hong Kong clears part of protest zone

HONG KONG - Hong Kong riot police arrested 80 pro-democracy protesters on Tuesday in running clashes after several thousand demonstrators erected street barricades following clearance of part of a protest hotspot. | Video

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Ukraine reports new arrivals of Russian supplies for eastern rebels

KIEV - Ukraine leveled fresh charges on Tuesday that Russia was sending support to pro-Russian separatists in the east, saying that five columns of heavy equipment were seen crossing onto Ukrainian territory on Monday. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned - sources

KABUL - The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

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Two Minneapolis men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged two Minnesota men with supporting Islamic State, the militant group that has captured swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq and carried out gruesome executions of civilians and foreigners.

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Argentina's Fernandez, back on job after infection, vows to fight hedge funds

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez returned to the public stage in fighting form on Tuesday after a three-week break due to an infection, declaring in a speech to businessmen she would not be held ransom by hedge funds suing the country.