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Updated 30 minutes ago
U.S. returns stolen artwork to Peru
SAN ANTONIO - U.S. officials returned two stolen, colonial-era paintings to the government of Peru today in a repatriation ceremony at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Updated 54 minutes ago
Gunman identified in Canada shooting attack
OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms, authorities and witnesses said.

Updated 1 hour ago
Vehicle plows into crowd in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM — Israeli police were on heightened alert in Jerusalem today after a vehicle driven by a Palestinian man struck a group of people at a train stop, fatally injuring a 3-month-old girl in what authorities believe was a deliberate attack.

Published 3 hours ago
U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
WASHINGTON — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said today that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and journalists, as well as West African travelers.

Published 4 hours ago
Wreck of Nazi U-boat found off N.C. coast
RALEIGH, N.C. — In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy.

Published 4 hours ago
Former Blackwater guards found guilty
WASHINGTON — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted today in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

Updated 6 hours ago
Bomb explodes outside Cairo university
CAIRO — A bomb exploded outside Egypt’s largest and most prominent university in the country’s capital today, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said.

Updated 8 hours ago
New Ebola 'czar' to meet with Obama
WASHINGTON — President Obama is convening a meeting today with his new Ebola “czar,” Ron Klain, and other top aides.

Published 8 hours ago
French oil giant Total names Pouyanne CEO
PARIS  — French oil giant Total SA has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive to replace Christophe de Margerie, who was killed earlier this week in a plane crash in Moscow.

Published 9 hours ago
Man robs graves for gold teeth
SKOPJE, Macedonia — Macedonia may have found its ultimate gold digger.