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7/20/2015 6:48 AM
U.S, Cuba restore full relations
WASHINGTON  — Cuba’s blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted today at the country’s embassy in Washington in a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations.

7/20/2015 1:49 PM
Hawking announces $100M hunt for alien life
LONDON -- Famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Russian tycoon Yuri Milner held a news conference today to announce their new project: injecting $100 million and a whole lot of brain power into the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life, an endeavor they’re calling Breakthrough Listen.

7/20/2015 12:43 PM
Infidelity dating site suffers cyber attack
TORONTO — A Canadian-owned dating website for married people seeking affairs says it has suffered a cyberattack after hackers claimed to have stolen confidential customer information, threatening to publish it unless the company is shut down.

7/20/2015 6:44 AM
Greeks wake up to open banks
ATHENS, Greece — Greek banks opened their doors today for the first time in over three weeks, a move the government hopes will help the economy get back to normal following a period dominated by fears over the country’s future in the euro.

7/20/2015 9:10 AM
FIFA presidential election to be held on Feb. 26
ZURICH — FIFA will hold a presidential election on Feb. 26, giving Sepp Blatter seven more months in power before leaving the scandal-tainted governing body.

7/20/2015 6:45 AM
Iraq officials say ISIS bombs Ramadi stadium
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security officials say that militants from the Islamic State group blew up a sports stadium in Iraq’s western Anbar province.

7/20/2015 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:

7/19/2015 6:28 PM
Japanese corporation apologizes
LOS ANGELES — Saying they felt a “deep sense of ethical responsibility for a past tragedy,” executives from a major Japanese corporation gave an unprecedented apology Sunday to a 94-year-old U.S. prisoner of war for using American POWs for forced labor during World War II.

7/19/2015 1:04 PM
Heated lobbying for, against Iran deal
WASHINGTON — Israel’s ambassador to the United States raced in and out of offices on Capitol Hill, trying to persuade lawmakers that the nuclear deal with Iran is a historic mistake.

7/19/2015 2:48 PM
Surfer fights off shark during South Africa competition
JOHANNESBURG — Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, a surfer punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

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