Mood Pessimistic On Syria Peace Plans

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GENEVA (AP) -- A conference called by special envoy Kofi Annan to end the Syria crisis appeared on the brink of failure as it opened Saturday, with the U.S. and Russia still divided over a role for President Bashar Assad in a transition government....

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