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A former police chief has been sentenced to five years of probation for stealing from the St. Louis County town of Charlack.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/13nlYm6) reports that a five-year prison term will be suspended if he meets the terms of his probation.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country's last steps to full democracy nearly fours years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
SINJAR MOUNTAIN, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish fighters flashed victory signs as they swept across the northern side of Sinjar mountain on Saturday, two days after breaking through to free hundreds of Yazidis trapped there for months by Islamic State fighters.