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1/21/2014 10:17 AM
Tehran snub in Syria talks criticized
GENEVA  — Russia and Iran today criticized the U.N. chief’s decision to withdraw Tehran’s invitation to join this week’s peace conference on Syria, as diplomats said a new report on Syrian regime atrocities underscored the urgent need to try to end the country’s brutal civil war.

1/21/2014 8:00 AM
2 nabbed in credit card fraud case
McALLEN, Texas  — Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise, a South Texas police chief said. But a federal official said there was no connection between the arrests and the retailer’s credit card data theft.

1/21/2014 9:06 AM
Vatican official on trial, arrested again
VATICAN CITY — A Vatican monsignor already on trial for allegedly plotting to smuggle 20 million euros ($26 million) from Switzerland to Italy was arrested today in a separate case for allegedly using his Vatican bank accounts to launder money.

1/21/2014 8:58 AM
Sochi still scrambling to sell Olympic tickets
LONDON  — What if they held an Olympics and nobody came?

1/21/2014 7:56 AM
Obama to meet with Pope in March
WASHINGTON  — President Obama will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican as part of a European trip scheduled for March.

1/21/2014 7:36 AM
Germany: Online accounts hacked
BERLIN — Germany’s Internet security agency says an analysis of hijacked computer networks has turned up about 16 million compromised online accounts.

1/21/2014 6:40 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:

1/20/2014 7:20 PM
Ukraine police, protesters turn to force
KIEV, Ukraine — The catapult that went up on a central street of this city on Monday was a clear sign that the protests that have been going on here for more than two months were taking a darker turn.

1/20/2014 4:20 PM
UN's Ban withdraws Iran's invite to Syria peace talks
UNITED NATIONS -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday withdrew an offer for Iran to attend Syria peace negotiations after Tehran declared it does not support the June 2012 political transition deal that is the basis for the talks.

1/20/2014 11:04 AM
Russian agency studies threat video
MOSCOW  — Russia’s counter-terrorism agency says it’s studying a video posted by an Islamic militant group that asserted responsibility for suicide bombings that killed 34 people last month and is threatening to strike the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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