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Afghan rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani exchange signed agreements for the country's unity government in KabulKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of foreign troops.


2014-09-21 08:05:19 -0600

An armed Yemeni Shiite Huthi rebel directs traffic near the airport in Sanaa on September 20, 2014Sanaa (AFP) - Yemen's Shiite rebels seized the government headquarters in the capital on Sunday as Prime Minister Mohamed Basindawa resigned, accusing the president of being "autocratic", senior officials said.


2014-09-21 08:26:06 -0600

Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)An intruder with a knife scaled a fence and made it all the way inside before he was caught.


2014-09-21 07:34:23 -0600