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  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions
    GENEVA (AP) -- Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine....
  • Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite
    ROME (AP) -- Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people Thursday - women and non-Catholics among them - in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a "slave."...
  • Samples collected from oil slick not from plane
    PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ruled out that a nearby oil slick came from the aircraft....
  • 'Real Housewives' TV star faces battery charge
    ATLANTA (AP) -- Porsha Williams of TV's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" faces a battery charge after fellow cast member Kenya Moore told police she was attacked during filming of the show....
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  • St. Louis man gets 4-year term for burning dog
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A St. Louis man has been sentenced to four years in prison for burning a dog alive....
  • Holder: Americans stand with Kansas City mourners
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) -- All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that all hate crimes are "an affront to the nation."...
  • Lawyers to defend Boone County in Ferguson case
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- A central Missouri county has hired four outside attorneys to help defend itself and three employees named in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a man whose murder conviction was overturned after he served nearly a decade behind bars....
  • Overall index up in rural Midwest banker survey
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead....
  • Man accused of stealing $50,000 in jewelry
    CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) -- A man suspected of stealing jewelry valued at more than $50,000 is in custody after a St. Louis-area woman caught him inside her home....
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