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6/11/2014 7:18 AM
Rowling against Scottish separation
LONDON — “Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling waded into the world of Muggle politics today, announcing a 1 million pound ($1.68 million) donation to the campaign against Scottish independence.

6/11/2014 1:58 PM
ESPN: Donovan to analyze World Cup
LOS ANGELES  — ESPN has hired Landon Donovan to offer commentary on the U.S. soccer team he was cut from just before the World Cup.

6/11/2014 1:14 PM
Subway workers threaten World Cup walkout
SAO PAULO — Subway workers in Brazil’s biggest city threatened today to walk out during the opening day of the World Cup unless union members fired during a strike are rehired.

6/11/2014 9:32 AM
Ukraine rejects Putin's offer of gas discounts
MOSCOW — Russia offered today to restore the discounted gas price it granted Ukraine under the ousted pro-Russian president, but Ukraine demanded an even better deal and called for arbitration to settle the dispute.

6/11/2014 9:49 AM
EU probes Apple, Starbucks, Fiat tax deals
AMSTERDAM — The European Union’s antitrust regulator has launched an investigation into tax deals that Apple, Starbucks and Fiat struck with some European countries, the start of a wider push to keep multinationals from taking advantage of loopholes.

6/11/2014 9:47 AM
Airbus loses order for 70 of its troubled A350
PARIS  — Emirates Airlines has cancelled its order for 70 Airbus A350 aircraft, a blow to the manufacturer that has seen its share price sink 4 percent in morning trading.

6/11/2014 7:22 AM
Spy games return to melting Arctic
OSLO, Norway — In early March, a mysterious ship the size of a large passenger ferry left a Romanian wharf, glided through the narrow strait that separates Europe from Asia and plotted a course toward Scandinavia. After a two-year refitting, the $250 million ship will begin its mission: to snoop on Russia’s activities in the Arctic.

6/11/2014 7:02 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:

6/10/2014 7:55 PM
Ohio soldier among 5 dead in Afghanistan
CINCINNATI — A relative says a 25-year-old soldier from Ohio was among five American troops killed in an airstrike in southern Afghanistan.

6/10/2014 5:01 PM
Kuwait judge stops 2 newspapers
KUWAIT CITY — A Kuwaiti court has ordered two newspapers to stop printing for a second time in less than two months over articles about a secret probe into allegations of a coup plot to overthrow the Gulf monarchy’s government.