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5/8/2015 7:02 AM
U.K. Conservatives sweep into power
LONDON — The Conservative Party swept to power today in Britain’s parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected majority that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before.

5/8/2015 7:11 AM
Ambassadors killed in Pakistan helicopter crash
ISLAMABAD — The ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia were killed today when a Pakistani army helicopter carrying foreign dignitaries made a crash landing in the country’s north, the military said.

5/8/2015 12:00 AM
China tries to slow stock boom
BEIJING — China’s leaders are trying to tap the brakes on a stock market boom that could run out of control and disrupt economic reform plans.

5/8/2015 7:07 AM
School attacked in northeast Nigeria
POTISKUM, Nigeria — Suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked a business school in northeast Nigeria today with gunfire and two bomb blasts before being overcome by security forces.

5/8/2015 7:06 AM
New Malaysia Airlines CEO says finances worse
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines said its financial situation is more challenging than anticipated and it will shrink in size as it tries to overcome a tarnished image with the travel industry and the public.

5/8/2015 7:03 AM
Ukraine: 7,000 civilians killed in war
KIEV, Ukraine — Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists, the nation’s president said today.

5/8/2015 6:59 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:

5/7/2015 9:02 AM
Voters flock to the polls in U.K.
LONDON — British voters were choosing lawmakers today in an election deemed too close to call — circumstances that are widely predicted to produce an ambiguous result and lead to frantic political horse-trading.

5/7/2015 7:01 AM
Poland marks end of WWII
WARSAW, Poland  — Poland’s president is leading international commemorations today marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow’s Red Square parade two days later.

5/7/2015 6:59 AM
Short circuit suspected in Rome airport fire
ROME — An electrical short circuit is being investigated as the probable cause of a fire that badly damaged part of Rome’s Fiumicino airport and closed it to most traffic early today, the head of Italy’s civil aviation authority said.

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