Freeholders tweak proposed charter

10:19 p.m. April 22
Board works out details; Dan Ogden takes late wife's seat

With the clock ticking on drafting a new county government, the people tasked with writing the charter are digging into the details.

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FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

10:57 a.m. April 23

DONETSK, Ukraine — Russia’s foreign minister on Wednesday promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine — a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its “anti-terror” campaign against those occupying buildings in its troubled east.

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Abbas, rival Hamas give reconciliation another try

12:04 p.m. April 23

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Rivals Hamas and Fatah made a new attempt Wednesday to overcome the Palestinians’ political split, saying they would seek to form an interim unity government within five weeks, followed by general elections by December at the earliest.