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Washington will restart talks with Russia over avoiding accidents in Syrian airspace, the Pentagon announced, as Islamic State group fighters advanced to the outskirts of Syria's second city, Aleppo. The two nations are conducting separate bombing campaigns, with Moscow saying Friday -- its tenth day of strikes -- that its raids had killed hundreds of jihadists in just 24 hours. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said talks between the two countries would resume after Moscow replied to America's proposals aimed at ensuring Russian warplanes do not cross paths with drones and US-led coalition jets.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said.