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A driver, left, and Russian custom service officers stand near trucks of the Russian aid convoy which are searched at a Russian inspection zone inside a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The first trucks of the Russian aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian inspection zone Friday morning. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)Russia sends an aid mission into eastern Ukraine, apparently without Kiev's approval.


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A Syrian army soldier loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad chats with fellow fighters sitting on a balcony of a damaged building in Mleiha, which lies on the edge of the eastern Ghouta region near Damascus airport, after taking control of the area frGENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday.


2014-08-22 03:55:20 -0600

Two of the best stories in an uplifting Little League World Series collided in Williamsport, and one had to lose.


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