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12/24/2014 2:03 PM
Israel, Hamas clash on Gaza border
JERUSALEM — A sniper attack from Gaza that wounded an Israeli soldier today triggered Israeli tank strikes and airstrikes that killed a Hamas militant, the most serious clash between Israel and the Islamist group since a 50-day war over the summer.

12/24/2014 9:00 AM
NORAD tracks Santa's journey
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are pretending to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his storybook Christmas Eve flight. So far, NORAD says it used the heat signature from Rudolph’s nose to “track” St. Nick over spots ranging from Australia to the Great Wall of China.

12/24/2014 11:05 AM
Ukraine peace talks start in Minsk
MINSK, Belarus  — Peace talks aimed at reaching a stable cease-fire in Ukraine between its government forces and pro-Russian armed groups began today, with the discussions to include a pullout of heavy weapons and an exchange of war prisoners.

12/24/2014 12:00 AM
Tank plant gets deal for Saudi Arabia
LIMA, Ohio — General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded a $99.7 million contract to continue work on tanks for Saudi Arabia. The work will be done at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center.

12/24/2014 6:53 AM
2 men throw acid on woman in India
NEW DELHI  — Two men riding a motorcycle threw acid on a woman in a crowded neighborhood in New Delhi, causing serious injuries, police said today.

12/24/2014 6:52 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:

12/23/2014 6:07 PM
2 arrested in Sydney counterterror operation
SYDNEY — Police say two men have been arrested in Sydney as part of an ongoing counterterrorism operation.

12/23/2014 6:03 PM
Porn killer found guilty in murder
MONTREAL — A Canadian pornography actor was found guilty today of first-degree murder in the grisly 2012 killing and dismemberment of Chinese engineering student Jun Lin.

12/23/2014 6:50 AM
Ireland to rule on pregnant woman
DUBLIN — Irish doctors who have been keeping a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support in hope of saving her 17-week-old fetus pleaded in court today to be permitted to turn off the machines because their treatment was becoming horrific and could not end in a successful birth.

12/23/2014 11:42 AM
Russia, 4-ex-Soviet nations finalize alliance
MOSCOW  — Russia and four other ex-Soviet nations today completed the creation of a new economic alliance intended to bolster their integration, but the ambitious grouping immediately showed signs of fracture as the leader of Belarus sharply criticized Moscow.