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7/31/2014 4:21 PM
Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan — At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan’s second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday.

7/31/2014 5:41 PM
U.S., UN announce Gaza cease-fire
JERUSALEM — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday, the U.N. and U.S. said, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were “no guarantees” the lull in violence would bring an end to the 24-day-old Gaza war.

7/31/2014 11:26 AM
W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths
DAKAR, Senegal — The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization today announced dozens of new fatalities.

7/31/2014 7:06 AM
Investigators reach Ukraine crash site
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — As fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators today managed to reach the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time since it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.

7/31/2014 8:28 AM
Hezbollah commander killed in Iraq
BEIRUT  — Officials say a commander with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah was killed in Iraq.

7/31/2014 7:04 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:

7/30/2014 9:01 PM
FARC attacks could disrupt peace talks
BOGOTA — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos warned on Tuesday that continuing attacks perpetrated by leftist FARC guerrillas, many of which target infrastructure, could bring an end to peace negotiations with the government.

7/30/2014 8:59 PM
U.S. imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan officials
BOGOTA, Colombia —The U.S. State Department today imposed travel and visa restrictions on Venezuelan government officials accused of human rights violations during widespread protests that have left more than 40 dead.

7/30/2014 5:52 PM
How 'hacktivists' are waging war on Kenya
WASHINGTON — Hackers and other cyber criminals on the prowl are wreaking havoc in Kenya, threatening to turn the East African country’s dream of launching an e-government into a nightmare.

7/30/2014 4:58 PM
Nigeria finds 10-year-old girl with bomb
ABUJA - Nigerian forces have arrested two Boko Haram suspects who were traveling with a 10-year-old girl with explosives strapped to her, the government said on Wednesday.