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6/24/2014 6:53 AM
Putin: Cease-fire could be extended
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin today urged Ukraine to extend a cease-fire and launch talks between the government and the rebels as he moved to de-escalate the crisis by asking lawmakers in Moscow to rescind a resolution that allowed him to use the military on the Ukrainian soil.

6/24/2014 12:14 PM
U.N. estimates 423 killed in Ukraine's east
UNITED NATIONS  — The United Nations estimates that 423 people have been killed between April 15 and June 20 in eastern Ukraine where the situation is rapidly deteriorating.

6/24/2014 12:18 PM
Queen visits 'Game of Thrones' set
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — For Queen Elizabeth II, one throne is enough.

6/24/2014 9:15 AM
Ex-U.K. tabloid editor convicted of hacking
LONDON  — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking today, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted after a monthslong trial centering on illegal activity at the heart of Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper empire.

6/24/2014 8:40 AM
60 females, 31 boys abducted in NE Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria  — Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said today.

6/24/2014 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:

6/23/2014 8:00 PM
U.S. memo justifies drone killings
NEW YORK — The secret U.S. government memo outlining the justification for the use of drones to kill American terror suspects abroad was released by court order today, yielding the most detailed, inside look yet at the legal underpinnings of the Obama administration’s program of “targeted killings.”

6/23/2014 5:42 PM
Explosion rocks southern Beirut
BEIRUT — A Lebanese security official and witnesses say an explosion has rocked a neighborhood in southern Beirut near a Lebanese army checkpoint and a cafe.

6/23/2014 1:22 PM
Peace talks begin in east Ukraine
DONETSK, Ukraine  — Insurgents in eastern Ukraine promised today to honor a cease-fire declared by the Ukrainian president and engage in more talks to help resolve the conflict that has left hundreds dead in eastern Ukraine.

6/23/2014 11:03 AM
Nissan, Honda recall almost 3M
Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. recalled almost 3 million vehicles to repair flaws in Takata Corp. air bags, adding to a call back by Toyota Motor Corp. earlier this month.