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Afghanistan's parliament has approved a bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year.
The agreements come after administration officials say U. S. President Barack Obama approved new guidelines allowing American troops to engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists.
The front runner among the nearly two dozen presidential candidates is 87-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi, a veteran politician from the previous regime who has gained people support with talk of a return to stability after years of economic and political turmoil.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has selected high school groups from Stanley and Bismarck as the governor's official state band and chorus.
The Stanley High School band and Bismarck Century High School chorale were selected from applications submitted by schools and civic groups.
Record crop yields and the North Dakota oil boom have led to a resurgence of rail transit in South Dakota, and it's Lynn Kennison's job to make sure the tracks are safe.
The latest is a $28 million project to repair a roughly 42-mile section of mostly derelict track from Chamberlain to Presho, which has spurred tens of millions of dollars in agricultural development.