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Published 1 hour ago
Mexico proposes non-diplomat for U.S. embassy post
MEXICO CITY - Mexico has nominated a former government pollster with close ties to President Enrique Pena Nieto's home state to be its new ambassador in the United States, two officials familiar with the matter said today.

Updated 4 hours ago
Afghan Taliban meet to resolve leadership dispute
KABUL, Afghanistan — The family of former Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar agreed today to accept the decision of the insurgent group’s dispute resolution council on succession issues, a council member said, as the group tries to extinguish a leadership dispute that has exposed growing internal divisions.

Published 5 hours ago
Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead,
TORONTO  — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake, and then spilled onto the streets outside early today, left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. It wasn’t clear if Drake was present during the shooting.

Published 8 hours ago
Official: Iran to partially allow BBC to resume reporting
TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian government official said today the Islamic Republic will allow some BBC journalists to report there for a week’s time, loosening restrictions on a news organization often vilified in local media amid signs of warming diplomatic ties to Britain.

Updated 9 hours ago
Toyota's quarterly profit rises 10 percent
TOKYO — Toyota’s profit for April-June rose 10 percent on perks from a cheap yen and cost reduction efforts that offset lower vehicle sales.

Published 9 hours ago
Russia expels Swedish diplomat
MOSCOW — Russia has expelled a Swedish diplomat in what it describes as a response to a similar Swedish move, the Foreign Ministry said today.

Published 10 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:

Published 20 hours ago
24 Cuban migrants land in Key West
MIAMI — Authorities say 24 Cuban migrants have landed in the Florida Keys.

Published 20 hours ago
Ty introduces 'Cecil the Lion' Beanie Baby
CHICAGO — Toy-maker Ty Inc. has created a “Cecil the Lion” Beanie Baby to raise funds for animal conservation efforts.

8/3/2015 12:30 PM
Greek stocks plunge
ATHENS — Greece's stock market closed with heavy losses today after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.




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