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Russia, U.S. divided on Syria after talks

Russia said after talks with the United States that there was a chance of world powers finding common ground at a crisis meeting on Syria, but a U.S. State Department official said differences with Moscow over the conflict remained.  Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had sensed a change in tone at talks with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, that day after Washington rebuffed calls by Moscow for changes to international mediator Kofi Annan’s plan to set up a national unity government in Syria.  Read MORE.