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4/7/2014 7:23 AM
Pistorius testifies in his murder trial
PRETORIA, South Africa  — Stifling sobs, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand today in his murder trial and apologized to the family of the girlfriend he shot dead, describing himself as traumatized and now on antidepressant medication, and sometimes waking from nightmares to the “smell of blood.”

4/7/2014 7:03 AM
Australia, Japan OK free trade deal
TOKYO — Japan and Australia have agreed on a free trade deal after overcoming differences on autos and agriculture.

4/7/2014 6:43 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

4/6/2014 10:53 PM
Pro-Russia protesters storm in Ukraine
DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in three east Ukrainian cities on Sunday, triggering accusations from the pro-European government in Kiev that Russian President Vladimir Putin was orchestrating “separatist disorder.”

4/6/2014 7:32 PM
U.S. sending 2 warships to counter North Korea
TOKYO — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations on Sunday, announcing that the United States will send two more ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China must better respect its neighbors.

4/6/2014 2:14 PM
German language test separates married couples
BERLIN — Michael Guhle met the love of his life on the beach of a little fishing village in Vietnam. Thi An Nguyen was selling freshly cooked mussels and fruit to the German tourist and they immediately clicked. Soon the Berlin nursing home worker was saving up all of his money and vacation days to visit Nguyen.

4/6/2014 2:06 PM
Recovering U.S. outpacing other major economies
WASHINGTON — As a brutal winter yields to spring, the U.S. economy is showing renewed strength just as other major economies appear desperate for help.

4/6/2014 8:38 AM
Ships rush to probe signals in plane search
PERTH, Australia — Three separate but fleeting sounds from deep in the Indian Ocean offered new hope today in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as officials rushed to determine whether they were signals from the plane’s black boxes before their beacons fall silent.

4/6/2014 2:11 AM
Signal could be Malaysian jet's black box
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Australian authorities coordinating the multinational search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean said today that they were investigating three reports by ships in the search flotilla that underwater sensors had picked up signals that could be from the plane’s data and voice recorders.

4/6/2014 6:33 AM
Nationalist-linked Ukraine reporter found murdered
KIEV, Ukraine — Authorities in Ukraine say the body of a kidnapped journalist who played an active role in protests that led to President Viktor Yanukovych’s ouster in February has been found in a forest some 60 miles outside the capital, Kiev.