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New York Mayor de Blasio and wife Chirlane walk past a sea of policemen while arriving for the funeral services of NYPD officer Ramos in the Queens borough of New YorkHundreds of cops outside services for Rafael Ramos take a dramatic stance.


2014-12-27 15:32:07 -0700

Hadi Bahra, the head of the Syrian National Coalition, the country's main political opposition group, leaves a meeting with Arab League's Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby at the league's headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian state-run TV said Saturday that the government is prepared to take part in peace talks hosted by Russia next month, but the unnamed foreign ministry official it cited suggested the scope of the negotiations would be limited to "preliminary" talks meant to pave the way for a conference in Syria itself.


2014-12-27 10:21:34 -0700