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Updated 15 hours ago
U.S. official: Plane debris same type as MH370
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation’s most perplexing and expensive mysteries.

Published 15 hours ago
Sierra Leone faces Ebola setbac
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Authorities in Sierra Leone said today they had quarantined 500 people after a man died from Ebola in an area where the deadly virus had been gone for months, in another setback for the fight against the disease.

Published 18 hours ago
OPEC, Russia expect global oil market to stabilize
MOSCOW — OPEC and Russia say they expect the global oil market to become more balanced and stable next year after the recent sharp drops.

Published 19 hours ago
Afghan Taliban officials confirm lOmar's death
KABUL, Afghanistan — High-ranking officials from the Afghan Taliban confirmed today the death of their leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and said the group’s top council has elected his successor, a senior figure who served as the reclusive mullah’s deputy for the past three years.

Published 22 hours ago
Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth
RIO DE JANEIRO — Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Published 22 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:

7/29/2015 7:12 AM
Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency said today that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years.

7/29/2015 11:39 AM
Reports: Israeli drone attack kills 3 in southern Syria
BEIRUT  — An Israeli drone attack in southern Syria today killed at least three pro-government gunmen, an activist group and a Lebanese TV station reported.

7/29/2015 10:50 AM
Bomb threat diverts British Airways flight
TORONTO — A Canadian police official says that a British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London has been diverted to Montreal after a bomb threat.

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Jolie film a tribute to Cambodia
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia helped Angelina Jolie become a film superstar and start a family. To tell the stories of people in the country that touched her, she is directing a Netflix film on location based on a memoir of the country’s 1970s holocaust under the communist Khmer Rouge, blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people.




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