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Updated 1 hour ago
Iraq: ISIS militants 'bulldozed' ancient site
BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants “bulldozed” the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said.

Published 6 hours ago
Death toll in Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
DONETSK, Ukraine — Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32.

Updated 10 hours ago
Ex-crew member recognizes sunken ship
TOKYO — A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said today he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

Published 15 hours ago
Italian Prim Minister visits Russia
MOSCOW  — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Russia-EU ties, which have been badly strained by the Ukrainian crisis.

Published 15 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:

3/4/2015 6:27 PM
U.S. ambassador attacked in S. Korea
SEOUL — U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a razor and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police and media said Thursday.

3/4/2015 5:40 PM
Libya asks U.N. for arms
UNITED NATIONS — Libya has sought permission from the United Nations to import 150 tanks, two dozen fighter jets, seven attack helicopters, tens of thousands of assault rifles and grenade launchers and millions of rounds of ammunition from Ukraine, Serbia and Czech Republic.

3/4/2015 3:47 PM
Man pleads not guilty in N.Y. terror case
NEW YORK — A Vietnamese man who was extradited this week to the United States has pleaded not guilty to charges that he supported al-Qaeda.

3/4/2015 8:18 AM
Dozens trapped in Ukraine coal mine blast
DONETSK, Ukraine — A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy today when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers and left nine missing.

3/4/2015 8:45 AM
5 cars getting attention at the Geneva auto show
GENEVA — Volkswagen’s functional Passat family car may have taken top honors as car of the year at the annual Geneva motor show, but there is no doubt what visitors come to see at this glitzy gathering: high-end supercars.

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