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The Latest: Buffett arrives for Berkshire Hathaway meeting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting. Tens of thousands of people will fill an arena to listen to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for more than five hours (all times local):

Holy fire ceremony in Jerusalem draws thousands

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Christians have gathered in Jerusalem for an ancient fire ceremony that celebrates Jesus' resurrection.

Kremlin: Japan's PM Abe to visit Putin in Russia next week

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has announced that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia next week to meet with President Vladimir Putin, a step toward deepening relations overshadowed by a World War II territorial dispute.

Kenya to burn huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is set to burn 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's peculiarities are on display again this weekend with tens of thousands of people filling an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for hours at the conglomerate's annual meeting.

Anti-government protesters breach Baghdad's Green Zone

BAGHDAD (AP) — Dozens of protesters have climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad's highly-fortified Green Zone and could be seen storming into parliament, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government.

Educated migrants have edge as Germany aims for integration

BERLIN (AP) — Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. Orhan Sahin arrived from Turkey more than three decades ago, but still feels like a foreigner and speaks in broken German.

Police detain protesters at party convention in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Police have detained about 400 leftists who were protesting against the national convention of the populist Alternative for Germany party in Stuttgart.

Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian opposition monitoring groups are reporting government air strikes on insurgent-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo.

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

Officials: At least 17 dead in Baghdad car bomb

BAGHDAD (AP) — Police and hospital officials say at least 17 are dead and 35 wounded in a Baghdad car bomb targeting civilians in the city's southeast.

San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's police chief said that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects.

Police confirm 7 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Seven people have been confirmed dead and at least 121 others were injured in the collapse of a residential building in Nairobi during heavy rains, Kenyan officials said Saturday.

Iran state media: Moderate-reformist bloc wins more seats

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV says that the moderate-reformist bloc has secured more than 20 more seats in parliamentary runoff elections, bringing the bloc closer to a majority in the next legislature.

China, Japan foreign ministers meet to smooth tense ties

BEIJING (AP) — China portrayed the visit Saturday by the Japanese foreign minister as an act of outreach to an angry Beijing, as the two sides try to repair relations bedeviled by disputes over territory, history and competition for influence in East Asia.

Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying to sneak back in

BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying to sneak back in.

APNewsBreak: Man shot by police had gunshot residue on hand

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Wilmington police say a man fatally shot by officers while sitting in his wheelchair was armed with a revolver and had evidence of gunshot residue on his hand.

Police: Older of 2 sons charged with murdering parents in California confessed to shooting dad

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police: Older of 2 sons charged with murdering parents in California confessed to shooting dad.

West Point on track for first female dean

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point is on track to get its first female dean.

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