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9/16/2014 7:12 AM
Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops
KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy today, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.

9/16/2014 7:10 AM
Ukraine parliament ratifies E.U. pact
DONETSK, Ukraine  — Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union today, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.

9/16/2014 1:36 AM
‘People of Scotland’ ready to vote
EDINBURGH — Scottish Nationalist leader, Alex Salmond, chooses his words carefully. It is not the Scottish or the Scots who will decide their country’s fate on Thursday, but “the people of Scotland,” a geographically defined group that Mr. Salmond has invoked in almost every speech, interview, and sound-bite of this long referendum campaign.

9/15/2014 10:01 PM
First U.S. airstrike delivered in ISIS fight
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters.

9/15/2014 3:21 PM
Egypt raises $8.5B for Suez Canal
CAIRO — The head of Egypt’s Central Bank said today that it has raised $8.5 billion for the construction of an expansion of the Suez Canal by selling investment certificates.

9/15/2014 2:06 PM
700 feared dead in 2 boat wrecks
GENEVA — This year is on track to become the deadliest year ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea: Migration officials say they fear 700 more people fleeing Africa for Europe have died in two separate boat wrecks during the past week — the same amount as were killed during all of last year.

9/15/2014 12:49 PM
German parts maker to buy TRW
ZF Friedrichshafen AG agreed to buy TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. for $11.7 billion, creating a company big enough to push back against pricing pressure from the largest automakers.

9/15/2014 10:04 AM
South Africa seizes $9.3 million at airport
JOHANNESBURG — Authorities in South Africa say they have seized $9.3 million in cash from two Nigerians and an Israeli who arrived at Lanseria, an airport in the Johannesburg area.

9/15/2014 9:57 AM
Hurricane Odile slams Baja California
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage.

9/15/2014 8:51 AM
Uganda holds 6 terror suspects
KAMPALA, Uganda  — At least six terror suspects were arrested over the weekend in a raid on an al-Shabab cell that was apparently plotting an attack in this East African country, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday.