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4/17/2014 10:12 AM
Nigeria: Fate of abducted girls unknown
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria  — The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty today when their school principal denied the Nigerian military’s report that almost all the pupils had been freed.

4/17/2014 3:39 PM
Anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Ukraine
WASHINGTON  — The United States today condemned as “grotesque” the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences. U.S. officials also denounced other instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions the crisis in Ukraine and said no such behavior could be tolerated.

4/17/2014 2:25 PM
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions
GENEVA  — Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement after marathon talks today on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.

4/17/2014 11:05 AM
Ferry crew: Evacuation order came too late
MOKPO, South Korea — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea’s southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said today.

4/17/2014 9:56 AM
WWE wrestlers in Saudi Arabia
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia  — Pro wrestlers with the WWE, including John Cena and champion Randy Orton, are in Saudi Arabia for three days of matches in the capital, Riyadh.

4/17/2014 10:25 AM
Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early today, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning.

4/17/2014 7:26 AM
Ukraine: 3 pro-Russian militants killed
KIEV, Ukraine  — Three pro-Russian protesters were killed and 13 injured during an attempted overnight raid on a Ukrainian National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine’s authorities said.

4/17/2014 6:54 AM
Gunmen attack Iraq military base
BAGHDAD — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq today, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said.

4/17/2014 6:49 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:

4/16/2014 6:41 AM
290 missing in Korea ferry disaster
MOKPO, South Korea — Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.