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'I am not afraid,' Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic

MOSCOW - Holding placards declaring "I am not afraid", thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on Sunday in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has widened a split in society that some say could threaten Russia's future. | Video

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Ukraine military says rebels using truce to regroup

KIEV - Ukraine's military said on Sunday a ceasefire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-Russian rebels were using the truce to regroup for new attacks on government positions.

World, Russia 8:33am EST

CCTV shows British schoolgirls at Istanbul bus station on way to Syria: media

ISTANBUL - Security footage appears to show three British schoolgirls, believed to be on their way to join Islamic State militants, waiting for hours at a bus station in Turkey before traveling to a city near the Syrian border, media reported on Sunday.

World, Turkey 5:58am EST

Egypt parliamentary poll looks set for delay after court ruling

CAIRO - Egypt's parliamentary poll looks set to be delayed after a court ruled that part of an election law was unconstitutional and the main election committee said it was working on a new timetable for the long-awaited vote.

World, Egypt 9:21am EST

Three arrested at Hong Kong anti-China protest, scuffles with police

HONG KONG - At least three people were arrested as a group of about 400 people in Hong Kong clashed with police in the latest sign of ongoing tensions caused by China's influence in the city. | Video

World, China 9:24am EST

Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

WASHINGTON - Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain - fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner's lack of control over them.

Politics, U.S. 9:18am EST
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Life and death at the heart of Boston bombing trial

BOSTON - From the moment U.S. prosecutors stand up on Wednesday and begin their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, their minds and those of their defense counterparts will be focused on just one thing: The death penalty.

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Kerry says U.S. deserves 'benefit of the doubt' on getting Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday the United States deserves "the benefit of the doubt" to see if a nuclear deal can be reached with Iran that would prevent any need for military action to curb Tehran's atomic ambitions.