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Obama tells Central American leaders most children will go home

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama urged the leaders of three Central American countries on Friday to work with him to stem the flow of child migrants who have surged across the U.S. border and warned that most of them would not be allowed to stay.

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Ukraine faces bitter election in midst of conflict with Russia

KIEV - Ukraine's prime minister has launched what promises to be a bitter election campaign that could divide pro-Western parties and complicate their efforts to fight pro-Russian rebels in the country's east.

World, Russia 4:15pm EDT

Lower printer sales hurt Xerox's revenue

- Xerox Corp reported a 2 percent fall in second-quarter revenue, hurt by lower demand in its printing business.

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Forensic team unable to say how South Korea ferry businessman died

SEOUL - South Korea's forensic agency said on Friday it was impossible to determine the cause of death of a businessman linked to a ferry that sank killing 304 people in April because there was too much tissue damage to his badly decomposed body.

World, South Korea 11:48am EDT

Australia to send 100 extra police, troops to Ukraine: PM Abbott

SYDNEY - Australia will send 100 additional police and some defense force personnel to Europe to join a planned Dutch-led international security force to secure the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. | Video

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Texas rolls out security surge for its border with Mexico

DALLAS - Texas has launched a law enforcement surge to crack down on drug and human trafficking from Mexico in a move that comes as the state is about to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the border, officials said on Friday.