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Published 10 hours ago
More sanctions against Russia
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company today.

Published 11 hours ago
Louvre Garden infested with rats
PARIS — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.

Published 13 hours ago
Louvre Garden infested with rats
PARIS  — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site.

Updated 14 hours ago
Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast
VERACRUZ, Mexico  — A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

Updated 14 hours ago
Lawmakers seek $225M for Israel
WASHINGTON  —Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled today to seal a $225 million boost to Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess.

Published 14 hours ago
EU governments to sanction Russia
BRUSSELS — European Union governments reached a deal today to impose economic sanctions against Russia, targeting its oil industry, defense, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies, diplomats said.

Published 17 hours ago
U.S., E.U. prep new Russia sanctions
BRUSSELS — The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia’s economy, with EU ambassadors meeting today to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc’s sanctions.

Published 19 hours ago
Cousin of Afghan president killed
KABUL, Afghanistan — A cousin and close associate of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated today by a suicide bomber who hid his explosives under his turban, a provincial official said.

Published 19 hours ago
Madagascar billed as surfing paradise
JOHANNESBURG — Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar.

Published 19 hours ago
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: