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6/30/2014 1:25 PM
Bombs explode near Egypt presidential palace
CAIRO — Three homemade bombs went off near Egypt’s presidential palace today, killing two senior police officers and injuring 10 other people on the anniversary of mass protests that led to the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

6/30/2014 9:24 AM
Reports: Pistorius not mentally ill during killing
PRETORIA, South Africa  — A panel of mental health experts has concluded that Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year, the chief prosecutor at the athlete’s murder trial said today.

6/30/2014 12:27 AM
Asset bubbles threaten economies
FRANKFURT, Germany — An organization representing the world’s main central banks warned Sunday that dangerous new asset bubbles were forming even before the global economy has finished recovering from the last round of financial excess.

6/30/2014 6:51 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:

6/29/2014 8:41 PM
China jails 113 in ethnic Xinjiang region
BEIJING — Chinese state media say 113 people have been imprisoned in the ethnic region of Xinjiang for terrorism or other charges.

6/29/2014 4:13 PM
Al-Qaida splinter declares new Islamic caliphate
BAGHDAD — The al-Qaida breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and huge tracks of neighboring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state on Sunday in the territory under its control.

6/29/2014 12:20 PM
Gunmen torch churches, kill scores in Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic extremists sprayed gunfire at worshippers and torched four churches today in a village just miles from the town where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped, witnesses said.

6/29/2014 9:05 AM
Pistorius trial to resume after psychiatric tests
JOHANNESBURG — The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes Monday after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete to determine if he has an anxiety disorder that could have influenced his actions on the night he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

6/29/2014 8:45 AM
Pope leads long Vatican Mass after health setbacks
VATICAN CITY — Looking tired but relaxed, Pope Francis today led his first major public ceremony since health problems forced a spate of canceled appointments.

6/29/2014 6:29 AM
Cruise ship returns to Seattle following fire
SEATTLE — A fire in the boiler room of a cruise ship carrying nearly 3,000 people prompted the vessel to return to port in Seattle, officials said.