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WASHINGTON (AP) — Tense moments at the White House compound tonight after someone jumped the fence and ran toward the executive mansion. It happed minutes after President Barack Obama and his family had left for the weekend. White House staffers and an Associated Press journalist inside the West Wing were evacuated by Secret Service officers, some with the guns drawn. It was not disclosed if the jumper was in custody, but the evacuation was lifted.

PARIS (AP) — France has joined the United States in carrying out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State. Iraqi officials say dozens of militants were killed when two French jets attacked a fuel and weapons depot. French officials say the target was a former military installation seized by the group.

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Peace negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and pro-Russia separatists have agreed to a buffer zone as a way of ensuring that the current cease fire is stable. The agreement was reached in Belarus. The memorandum, signed after hours of talks that dragged late into the night, says that the conflicting parties should stay strictly where they were Friday and make no attempts to advance.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Divers have found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy Friday. Her patrol car was found yesterday swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings. Parts of the Southwest were drenched from the remnants of Hurricane Odile (oh-DEEL').

CHICAGO (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that Bishop Blase Cupich (SOO'-pitch) of Spokane, Washington, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection. George, who is 77, has been battling cancer and has said he believes the disease will end his life.

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