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2/7/2015 6:20 AM
Merkel uncertain if Ukraine talks will succeed
MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday it’s uncertain whether a flurry of diplomacy aimed at resolving the crisis in Ukraine will succeed, and warned that there are no guarantees that any deal would stick.

2/6/2015 2:02 PM
ISIS claims Jordan airstrike kills U.S. hostage
BEIRUT — A statement attributed to the Islamic State group claimed that an American female hostage was killed in a Jordanian airstrike today on the outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the extremist group’s main stronghold.

2/6/2015 6:51 AM
Both TransAsia plane engines lost power
TAIPEI, Taiwan — One of the two engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after takeoff, and the pilots apparently shut off the other before making a futile attempt to restart it, Taiwan’s top aviation safety official said today.

2/6/2015 10:50 AM
Canada: Doctors can help ill patients die
TORONTO  — Canada’s highest court unanimously struck down a ban on doctor-assisted suicide for mentally competent patients with terminal illnesses, declaring today that “an individual’s response to a grievous and irremediable medical condition is a matter critical to their dignity and autonomy.”

2/6/2015 6:52 AM
Catholic bishop detained in China dies
BEIJING — A secretly appointed Roman Catholic bishop detained by China for the past 14 years due to its feud over authority with the Vatican has died at age 94, a Roman Catholic website said today.

2/6/2015 6:53 AM
E.U. targets 19 individuals with new sanctions
BRUSSELS — The European Union is targeting 19 individuals linked to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, including five Russians, in a new list of sanctions set for approval on Monday.

2/6/2015 6:48 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:

2/5/2015 9:40 PM
At least 17 killed in China market fire
BEIJING — A fire at a southern China wholesale market has killed more than 17 people and injured four firefighters, officials said Friday.

2/5/2015 7:43 PM
French, German leaders push new Ukraine plan
KIEV, Ukraine  — Carrying a peace plan that reportedly incorporates proposals from Russia, the leaders of Germany and France met today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a hastily arranged mission to bring an end to the accelerated fighting in the east of the country.

2/5/2015 5:00 PM
Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on IS
AMMAN, Jordan — Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets bombed Islamic State training centers and weapons storage sites today, intensifying attacks after the militants burned to death a captured Jordanian pilot.

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