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US governors in Afghanistan...More killing in Iraq... No sign of wanted survivalist in Pennsylvania woods



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NEW YORK (AP) — Four U.S. governors are in Afghanistan as part of a delegation to receive counterterrorism briefings and to greet troops stationed there. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says he's in country with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon at the invitation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police officials say a car bomb has exploded in a mixed Sunni-Shiite town south of Baghdad, killing at least 10 people and wounding 24. In a separate attack on Saturday about 30 miles north of Baghdad, officials say a roadside bomb struck an Iraqi military convoy, killing two soldiers and wounding five,.

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunting for a survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper at a police barracks remain in the thick woods near his parents' house to further narrow down the search area more than two weeks after the ambush. Eric Frein has eluded hundreds of law enforcement personnel searching a heavily wooded region of the Pocono Mountains.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The massive wildfire burning in Northern California is now 78 percent contained. Rain and cooler temperatures have helped more than 6,400 firefighters strengthen containment lines. The King Fire has charred more than 150 square miles of a heavily forested region east of Sacramento. The blaze has destroyed about a dozen homes.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton say they're "blessed, grateful, and so happy" to become grandparents. Their daughter gave birth last night to her first child. Chelsea Clinton says she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are "full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky."

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