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7/3/2015 6:23 AM
Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $37B deal
HARTFORD, Conn. — Health insurer Aetna Inc. has made a deal to buy competitor Humana Inc. in a $37 billion deal the companies say would create the second-largest managed care company.

7/3/2015 6:22 AM
France refuses asylum for Assange
PARIS — France today rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

7/3/2015 6:20 AM
Drone attack on al-Qaeda in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen — A drone attacked an army base held by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Yemen in the early hours today, killing four suspected militants, witnesses said.

7/3/2015 6:17 AM
Twin blasts kill 10 in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Two suicide bomb blasts along a highway in northeast Nigeria killed at least 10 people on Thursday afternoon, state police said, the latest in a string of almost daily attacks by suspected Islamist militants.

7/2/2015 7:42 PM
2 bombings wound 8 people in Colombia's capital
BOGOTA, Colombia — An explosive device went off in the financial district of Colombia’s capital Thursday and wounded seven people, while a second blast elsewhere in Bogota injured an eighth person, authorities said.

7/2/2015 5:53 PM
U.S. drone strike kills ISIS leader
WASHINGTON — A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday.

7/2/2015 2:08 PM
97 people fatally shot praying in mosques in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A government official and a self-defense fighter say Boko Haram extremists have gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in northeastern Nigeria.

7/2/2015 11:32 AM
Taliban attack kills 7 police in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a nighttime Taliban attack on police checkpoints in the strategic Wardak province south of the capital, Kabul, has killed seven local policemen.

7/2/2015 10:38 AM
U.S. files formal extradition request for FIFA officials
GENEVA — The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer’s world governing body.

7/2/2015 7:05 AM
Ferry capsizes in Philippines
MANILA, Philippines — A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized today minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 26 others missing, coast guard officials said.

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