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10/30/2014 5:49 PM
Costa Rica volcano spews ash, prompts evacuations
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — The Turrialba volcano’s largest eruption in over a century rained ash over parts of central Costa Rica and prompted the evacuation of some nearby communities, authorities said Thursday.

10/30/2014 3:21 PM
U.S. considering empowering Sunni tribes
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is considering ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq’s Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday.

10/30/2014 2:02 PM
Malala donates prize money to rebuild Gaza school
JERUSALEM — The U.N. agency that assists Palestinian refugees says Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has donated $50,000 to rebuild a U.N. school in Gaza damaged during this summer’s Israel-Hamas war.

10/30/2014 11:50 AM
Russia has tripled flights along NATO borders
ATHENS, Greece  — NATO is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe, the alliance’s new chief said today.

10/30/2014 6:55 AM
N. Korea cracking down on Ebola
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea announced today it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported in the reclusive country, or anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter.

10/30/2014 11:03 AM
Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone  — Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while Sierra Leone is “in a crisis situation which is going to get worse,” the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.

10/30/2014 6:56 AM
U.K. opens National Sperm Bank
LONDON — Britain opened a National Sperm Bank today to help meet rising demand for donors.

10/30/2014 6:53 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:

10/29/2014 6:54 PM
Prominent Jewish activist shot in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM — A gunman on motorcycle shot a prominent hard-line Jewish activist today, Israeli police and legislators said, seriously wounding the man and then fleeing in a suspected assassination attempt.

10/29/2014 6:20 PM
Clash leaves French soldier, Islamist militants dead
PARIS - France said today that a French soldier and about 20 Islamist militants were killed during a fierce clash in northern Mali near the Algerian border earlier in the day.

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