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Iran, powers explore nuclear compromises, Israel alarmed

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned that attempts to reach a preliminary deal by a deadline in two days could yet fall apart. | Video

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Air Canada flight slides off Halifax runway, injuring passengers

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Suicide attack on Afghan MP kills three in Kabul

KABUL - An Afghan member of parliament survived a targeted suicide attack in Kabul on Sunday but three people including a child were killed and eight others injured, police and government sources said. | Video

Afghanistan 3:31pm EDT

Sarkozy wins local election as far right makes gains: exit polls

PARIS - The far-right National Front strengthened its presence in France's grassroots politics on Sunday in a second round of local elections that TV exit polls showed was won by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's conservatives. | Video

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Enemy fire, booby-traps delay Iraqi forces' advance in Tikrit

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces battled Islamic State militants in central Tikrit on Sunday as the United States and its allies provided aerial support and local officials warned that the battle to retake the Sunni Muslim city would not be quick.

Iraq 12:46pm EDT

Singapore stands still as nation bids farewell to founding father Lee

SINGAPORE - Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honor its "founding father". | Video

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