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12/2/2014 3:54 PM
Israeli government crumbles
JERUSALEM — Israel’s divided government fell apart today as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two rebellious Cabinet ministers and called for a new election more than two years ahead of schedule.

12/2/2014 2:25 PM
Egyptian court sentences 188 to death
CAIRO — An Egyptian court sentenced 188 people to death today pending the opinion of the country’s top religious authority, the latest mass death sentence handed down by the country’s judicial system despite widespread international criticism.

12/2/2014 2:14 PM
White House claims progress in Ebola fight
WASHINGTON — The White House says the Obama administration is making strides in the fight against Ebola, citing an expanded hospital network and testing capacity at home and gains confronting the deadly disease in West Africa. To sustain that, President Obama was prodding Congress today to approve his request for $6.2 billion in emergency spending against the outbreak.

12/2/2014 11:53 AM
King Richard III identified with DNA
LONDON  — Scientists say there is “overwhelming evidence” that a skeleton found under a parking lot is that of England’s King Richard III, but their DNA testing also has raised questions about the nobility of some of his royal successors.

12/2/2014 7:11 AM
Russia warns of recession next year
MOSCOW — The Russian government has acknowledged that the country will fall into recession next year, battered by the combination of Western sanctions and a plunge in the price of its oil exports.

12/2/2014 9:16 AM
Over 50 still missing from S. Korean ship
SEOUL, South Korea — More than 50 crew members from a South Korean fishing ship that sank in the western Bering Sea were feared dead today, as furious relatives blamed the ship’s owner and its captain for not doing enough to save their family members from the frigid waters a day earlier.

12/2/2014 7:20 AM
Polish doctors treating child found in frost
WARSAW, Poland — Doctors in southern Poland are working to save a 2-year-old boy who was found unconscious after spending a frigid night outdoors, wearing only socks and a pajama top.

12/2/2014 7:00 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:

12/1/2014 8:10 PM
Mexico protests target state offices
MEXICO CITY — Protesters marched in several cities in Mexico on Monday to mark the second anniversary of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s administration and demand the government find 43 students who disappeared at the hands of police.

12/1/2014 1:27 PM
Snowden calls on UN to protect rights
HELSINKI — Edward Snowden, co-winner of the Right Livelihood Award, has called on the United Nations to propose new measures to protect individual privacy and human rights.

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