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Governors get briefings on Aghan war

Four U.S. governors made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation to receive counterterrorism briefings and greet troops stationed there. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, along with Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Bill Haslam of Tennessee and Jay Nixon of Missouri, traveled with officials from the U.S. Department of Defense, which sponsored the trip, Cuomo’s office said. They were invited by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, his office said. “During a period of heightened security concerns, we are working closely with our federal partners to increase preparedness at home in New York and protect our citizens from
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Semi slams into college team bus, killing four

A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team’s bus, killing four women on the team and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said. The collision involving the North Central Texas College team happened at around 9 p.m. Friday on Interstate 35 south of Davis, which is about 70 miles south of Oklahoma City and 60 miles north of Gainesville, Texas, where the school is located. The team was heading home from a scrimmage against Southern Nazarene University, in Bethany, the Oklahoman reported ( ). Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt.
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