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Updated 2 minutes ago
Toledoan honored for service in WWII
Seventy-one years ago, early on the morning of Jan. 29, 1944, Erro “Mike” Michelson was flying over Frankfurt, Germany. Hunched in the nose of a Boeing B-17, it was his 15th mission as a bombardier with the Air Force.

Updated 17 minutes ago
Data from U.K. police killings probes lost
LONDON — Copies of files from three judge-led inquiries — two of them into killings by police — have been lost in the mail, the British government said today.

Published 37 minutes ago
Malaysia declares Flight 370 an accident
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident today and said all those on board were presumed dead, paving the way for compensation claims but angering victims’ families still waiting for evidence of the plane’s fate.

Published 1 hour ago
Gas truck explodes at Mexico City hospital
MEXICO CITY — A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City today, killing at least two people and injuring dozens.

Published 2 hours ago
Alibaba faces tougher scrutiny
BEIJING — For years, Alibaba faced complaints it failed to stamp out sales of counterfeit goods on its e-commerce Web sites. But Chinese regulators stayed silent, apparently reluctant to disrupt the rise of an Internet star even as they accused foreign automakers, dairies and others of violating anti-monopoly or consumer protection rules.

Updated 3 hours ago
Suicide bomb at Afghan funeral kills 16
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has struck a funeral for the victims of an earlier Taliban attack, killing 16 and wounding 39 in eastern Laghman province.

Updated 4 hours ago
Japan, Jordan face new hostage deadline
TOKYO  — A sunset deadline was approaching today in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the latest threat purportedly issued by the Islamic State group.

Updated 4 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:

Updated 14 hours ago
Raul Castro: U.S. must return Guantanamo
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Cuban President Raul Castro demanded today that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re-establish normal relations.

Updated 18 hours ago
2 Israeli soldiers dead as fighting flares
JERUSALEM — Hezbollah militants in Lebanon fired anti-tank missiles today at a pair of Israeli army vehicles on the edge of the Israeli-held Golan Heights, killing two soldiers in retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed six Hezbollah operatives and an Iranian general.




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