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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, arrives for a bilateral meeting  in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The U.S. and Russia renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a nationwide truce. (Martial Trezzini/Pool Photo via AP)

U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

- The Washington Times

The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a nationwide truce.

Smoke still rises from the scene after Kurdish militants attacked a police checkpoint in Cizre, southeast Turkey, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, with an explosives-laden truck, killing several police officers and wounding dozens more, according to reports from the state-run Anadolu news agency. (DHA via AP)

Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 11 police; 78 wounded

- Associated Press

Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, officials and the state-run news agency said.

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Lawyers: 3 former Salvadoran military officers released

Associated Press

Three former Salvadoran military officers who Spanish courts wanted to put on trial for their alleged roles in the killing of six Jesuit priests were freed from prison late Friday after the Supreme Court denied their extradition, their lawyers said.

Lockheed Martin unit to manage former Nevada nuke test site

Associated Press

A subsidiary of defense giant Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $5 billion contract to manage a vast federal Department of Energy reservation where the nation used to conduct nuclear testing north of Las Vegas.

FILE - In this undated file photo, a fly fisherman casts his line as early morning mist rises above the Boise River, east of Boise, Idaho. Idaho, Oregon and Washington have shutdown online sales of hunting and fishing licenses amid concerns a vendor's computer system has been hacked and personal information is at risk. (AP Photo/Troy Maben, File)

Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest

- Associated Press

A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said Friday.

Man convicted of lying to become citizen gets nearly 5 years

- Associated Press

A judge on Friday sentenced a man to serve nearly five years in federal prison for lying on his citizenship application after prosecutors said he failed to disclose he was a guard at a detention camp during the Bosnian War.