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4/22/2015 7:03 AM
Paris extremist's misfire thwarts attack
PARIS — An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was only prevented from opening fire on churchgoers because he accidentally shot himself in the leg, French officials said today.

4/22/2015 6:56 AM
Taliban announce spring offensive
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban said today their spring offensive in Afghanistan will begin this week, the first time the insurgents’ annual campaign against the Afghan government will take place without NATO troops on the battlefield.

4/22/2015 7:01 AM
Chinese man jailed for splashing ink on Mao Zedong portrait
BEIJING — Chinese state media say a man has been sentenced to 14 months in jail for splashing ink on the giant portrait of Communist revolutionary leader Mao Zedong in the heart of Beijing.

4/22/2015 6:56 AM
Unseasonal rainstorm kills at least 30 in eastern India
PATNA, India — An unseasonal storm with heavy rain and hail killed at least 30 people, injured more than a hundred and caused heavy damage to the winter wheat crop in eastern India, officials said today.

4/21/2015 9:07 PM
16 dead, 5 trapped in flooded China coal mine
BEIJING — Chinese officials raised the death toll of a mine flood in northern China to 16, with five still trapped, state media reported late Tuesday.

4/21/2015 3:11 PM
Saudi-led coalition halts strikes against Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen’s civil war called a halt to its campaign of airstrikes, saying their goals were achieved and the focus will move to reviving talks on a political settlement.

4/21/2015 6:51 AM
Auschwitz guard, 93, goes on trial
LUENEBURG, Germany — Former SS Sgt. Oskar Groening told a German court today that he helped keep watch as thousands of Jews were led from cattle cars directly to the gas chambers at the Auschwitz death camp where he served as a guard.

4/21/2015 11:54 AM
Gun salutes mark Queen Elizabeth II's 89th birthday
LONDON — Some people get a cake. Queen Elizabeth II has received gun salutes from mounted artillery to mark her 89th birthday.

4/21/2015 9:08 AM
South Africa seeks to end attacks
JOHANNESBURG — The South African army has been deployed to areas that remain volatile after a spate of attacks targeting immigrants, the defense minister announced today.

4/21/2015 6:52 AM
U.S. couple sentenced in Bali suitcase killing
BALI, Indonesia — An Indonesian court found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison today in the killing of the woman’s mother on the resort island of Bali.




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