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5/13/2014 5:45 PM
Strike hits Brazilian consulates
SAO PAULO — Employees at Brazil’s consulates began a two-day strike today that affected visa services in major cities in the United States and Europe just weeks before the World Cup.

5/13/2014 12:58 PM
70 dead in Turkish coal mine
ANKARA, Turkey  — Turkey’s disaster management agency has raised the death toll from a mining accident in the west of the country to 70.

5/13/2014 4:03 PM
Ukrainian soldiers killed in ambush
DONETSK, Ukraine — Anti-government forces ambushed a Ukrainian army convoy outside a village west of Kramatorsk today, further intensifying tensions in Ukraine’s restive eastern regions.

5/13/2014 2:31 PM
Group: Syria used chlorine gas
LONDON — A prominent human rights group said today that there were strong indications that Syrian forces had dropped barrels “embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas” via helicopters on three towns in the north of the country in mid-April.

5/13/2014 2:06 PM
34 killed in Iraq as vote count continues
BAGHDAD — Militants unleashed a wave of car bombings in Iraq today, killing at least 34 people and sending thick, black smoke into the Baghdad skies in a show of force meant to intimidate the majority Shiites as they marked what is meant to be a joyous holiday for their sect.

5/13/2014 11:10 AM
Nigeria opens door for talks with kidnappers
ABUJA, Nigeria  — A Nigerian government official said “all options are open” in efforts to rescue almost 300 abducted schoolgirls from their captors as U.S. reconnaissance aircraft started flying over this West African country in a search effort.

5/13/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo gets taste of Italian business
A summit to showcase the business and development opportunities that Toledo and Ohio can offer Italian companies began Monday night with community and business leaders promoting the area’s strengths.

5/13/2014 8:24 AM
Court: Google must yield on personal info
AMSTERDAM — People should have some say over the results that pop up when they conduct a vanity search online.

5/13/2014 6:37 AM
Car bomb attacks kill 28 in Baghdad
BAGHDAD — A wave of car bombings in mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad killed 28 people today, officials said, the latest in a surge in violence that has been the most serious challenge to the government’s efforts to achieve stability across Iraq.

5/13/2014 6:35 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: