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Ferguson on Edge After ‘Ambush’ of Police

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — With measured remarks and a conciliatory tone, police, political leaders and civil-rights activists on Thursday sought to tamp down tensions after two police officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police…

IMF Approves $17.5BN Credit Program for Ukraine

BY PETER LEONARD ASSOCIATED PRESS KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund agreed Wednesday to extend $17.5 billion in loans to Ukraine as part of a program designed to pull the country back from the verge of economic…