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11/22/2015 8:14 AM
Iran sentences U.S. journalist to prison
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has sentenced detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges that include espionage, Iranian state TV reported today.

11/22/2015 7:14 AM
Obama warns against overreaction
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Trying to reassure a nation on edge, President Obama said today the Islamic State group “cannot strike a mortal blow” against the U.S., and he warned that overreacting to the Paris attacks would play into extremists’ hands. “We will destroy this terrorist organization,” he vowed.

11/22/2015 9:22 AM
At least 4 killed in Burundi's capital
BUJUMBURA, Burundi — Four people were killed in overnight violence in the Burundi capital, the police said today as sporadic gunfire and loud explosions continued to echo across the city.

11/22/2015 9:21 AM
Explosions leave Crimea without power
MOSCOW — Two electricity transmission towers in Ukraine were damaged by explosions, leaving most of the nearly 2 million people on the disputed Crimean Peninsula without power today, the Russian Energy Ministry said.

11/22/2015 7:15 AM
Sweden releases suspect
HELSINKI — Swedish prosecutors today ordered the release of a 22-year-old man held on suspicion of preparing “terrorist” crimes.

11/22/2015 6:17 AM
Hindu activists take down floating cow
NEW DELHI  — Organizers of an art fair in western India say right-wing Hindu activists have taken down an exhibit of a Styrofoam cow that was suspended in midair using a balloon.

11/22/2015 6:04 AM
Landslide kills nearly 100 people
YANGON, Myanmar — A landslide near a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed about 100 people, most of them villagers digging for scraps in a towering mountain of displaced earth, a witness and a community leader said Sunday. Many more people were missing.

11/22/2015 12:00 AM
ISIS among us? FBI chief says group is in most states
NEW YORK — When a Brooklyn man pleaded guilty to plotting to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syira and to bomb Coney Island, it drew little attention outside of New York City.

11/22/2015 12:00 AM
Trudeau replaces Obama as young, charismatic leader on world stage
MANILA — The contrast was inescapable. At the top of a local newspaper’s front page here was a huge photo of the new Canadian prime minister, in a trim suit and wind blowing through his hair, captioned “ladies’ choice.” Next to him was a workmanlike headline over a separate story: “Obama to give PH two warships.”

11/22/2015 12:00 AM
Refugee refusal: Does history offer any lessons?
Sol Messinger was just 7 when he stood with his father at the rail of the ocean liner St. Louis and stared into the gathering darkness. But nearly eight decades later, Mr. Messinger still recalls the lights of Miami glittering off the bow, so near to him and more than 900 fellow Jewish refugees aboard, yet beyond their reach.

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