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Published 3 hours ago
Calif. governor to meet with Mexican president
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders.

Updated 7 hours ago
Hurricane Hernan forms off Mexico coast
MEXICO CITY— The storm Hernan strengthened into a category 1 hurricane far off Mexico’s western coast Sunday as it headed out into the Pacific Ocean and posed little threat to land.

Published 11 hours ago
EU, U.S. seek Putin Achilles' heel
BRUSSELS — Months after Russia annexed Crimea and stepped up support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Europe and the United States are still searching for a way to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to change course.

Published 11 hours ago
Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia — One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease.

Published 13 hours ago
Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France
BAMAKO, Mali — A French embassy spokesman says black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week in northern Mali will be transferred to France for analysis.

Published 15 hours ago
38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias
CAIRO — Health officials in Libya say heavy clashes between army troops loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias have killed 38 people — including civilians — in the country’s restive east.

Updated 16 hours ago
Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled
DONETSK, Ukraine — A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine canceled the trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area.

Updated 16 hours ago
Shipwrecked Concordia completes last voyage
GENOA, Italy — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has completed its final journey.

Updated 17 hours ago
Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas on Sunday agreed to observe a 24-hour humanitarian truce after initially rejecting such an offer by Israel, as fighting resumed and the two sides wrangled over the terms of a lull the international community hopes can be expanded into a more sustainable truce.

Updated 17 hours ago
Debate rages over woolly mammoth
One renowned Harvard scientist trumpets the idea of resurrecting the woolly mammoth — the ancient pachyderm that’s been extinct for 4,000 years.