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  • WORLD

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.

  • WORLD

    Snowden's asylum status in Russia ending

    Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension.

  • WORLD

    Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

    Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court.

  • WORLD

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the two weeks since the plane was blown out of the sky.

  • WORLD

    Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

    Argentina's economy minister says he is willing to hold further talks with holdout investors whose claim for bond payments forced the South American country into its second default in 13 years.

  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

    Security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for Ebola patients and others exposed to the disease as the death toll from the worst recorded outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.

  • WORLD

    Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign against Palestinian militants in ...

  • WORLD

    Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

    Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after overrunning army barracks and seizing heavy weapons.

  • WORLD

    Gas explosions kill 15, injure 228 in Taiwan

    A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.

  • WORLD

    Dutch retrieve DNA of some Ukraine crash victims

    The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.

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