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6/2/2014 2:19 PM
Rebels attack Ukrainian border guards
LUHANSK, Ukraine — Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents mounted a daylong assault on a border guard base in eastern Ukraine today, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building and prompting the deployment of air support by government forces.

6/2/2014 1:55 PM
Group marks 100 years of commercial flight
DOHA, Qatar  — The aviation industry is marking 100 years since the first scheduled commercial flight took off, making a 23-minute journey across Florida’s Tampa Bay.

6/2/2014 1:03 PM
U.S. targets group of bank hackers
WASHINGTON  — A Russian computer hacker was accused today of leading a worldwide conspiracy that targeted hundreds of thousands of computers with malware, enabling his group to steal more than $100 million from business and other bank accounts.

6/2/2014 12:46 PM
Dust storm roars into Iran
TEHRAN, Iran — A heavy dust storm roared into Iran’s capital today, blacking out the sun in a swirling cloud and tearing down trees in a squall that reportedly killed at least four people and injured 30.

6/2/2014 10:30 AM
Spain's King Juan Carlos to abdicate
MADRID — Spain’s King Juan Carlos, who led Spain’s transition from dictatorship to democracy but faced damaging scandals amid the nation’s financial meltdown, announced today he will abdicate in favor of his son so that fresh royal blood can rally the nation in its time of trouble.

6/2/2014 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:

6/1/2014 10:19 PM
Bomb hits northeast Nigerian town
YOLA, Nigeria — Dozens of people were feared dead following an explosion on Sunday evening in northeastern Nigeria, with Boko Haram militants believed to be behind the attack, officials said.

6/1/2014 5:45 PM
Brazil opens bus system for World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRO  — Brazil has delivered parts of one of the costliest infrastructure projects built ahead of the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.

6/1/2014 2:00 PM
Suspect in Jewish museum killings arrested
PARIS — A suspected French jihadist who spent time in Syria is in custody over the shooting deaths of three people at a Belgian Jewish museum, prosecutors said today, crystalizing fears that European radicals will parlay their experiences in Syria into terrorism back home.

6/1/2014 10:46 AM
Obama to press Europe on Russia
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will press European leaders this week to keep up pressure on Russia over its threatening moves in Ukraine, while seeking to assuage fears from Poland and other NATO allies that the West could slip back into a business-as-usual relationship with Moscow.