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5/10/2014 10:09 AM
Paul VI gets closer to sainthood
VATICAN CITY — Pope Paul VI, who did much to modernize the Roman Catholic Church but pronounced a ban on artificial contraception which was widely defied by the faithful, has moved a step closer to sainthood with Pope Francis’ official confirmation of a miracle.

5/10/2014 6:31 AM
Merkel presses Putin to help calm Ukraine
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Russian President Vladimir Putin must send more “signals of de-escalation” to help calm the situation in Ukraine and make presidential elections there possible on May 25.

5/10/2014 6:27 AM
Charges sought against FBI agent in Pakistan
KARACHI, Pakistan — A judge in Pakistan is asking police to file formal charges against an FBI agent arrested there after allegedly carrying ammunition and three knives onto an airplane.

5/10/2014 6:23 AM
11 killed in pair of Iraq bombings
BAGHDAD — Authorities in Iraq say two bombings, including a suicide attack at a security checkpoint, have killed 11 people north of the capital, Baghdad.

5/9/2014 10:26 PM
Military jet crashes in Arizona
PHOENIX — A Marine Corps Harrier jet crashed on tribal land south of Phoenix today, but authorities said the pilot was able to eject safely.

5/9/2014 10:05 PM
U.S. officers kill armed civilians in Yemen
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Special Operations commando and a CIA officer in Yemen shot and killed two armed Yemeni civilians who tried to kidnap them while the Americans were in a barber shop in the country’s capital two weeks ago, U.S. officials said today.

5/9/2014 3:17 PM
Texas man on run arrested in India
McALLEN, Texas— A man who was able to escape a 2007 murder conviction in a scheme that sent a former South Texas prosecutor and judge to prison been captured in India, authorities said today.

5/9/2014 10:04 AM
Experts arriving to help in Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria — British experts arrived in the Nigerian capital today to help find at least 276 girls being held by Islamic militants in northeastern Nigeria as an international effort began taking hold.

5/9/2014 7:36 AM
Putin arrives in Crimea
SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — President Vladimir Putin today traveled to Crimea on his first trip to the Black Sea region since its annexation, a triumphant visit that follows a massive show of military muscle in the annual Red Square parade marking victory over Nazi Germany.

5/9/2014 6:51 AM
S. Korean ferry owner formally arrested
SEOUL, South Korea  — The head of the company that owns a South Korean ferry that sank and left more than 300 people dead or missing was formally arrested today as authorities worried he may destroy evidence, officials said.