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8/1/2014 7:54 PM
70 kidnapped migrants rescued in Mexico
MEXICO CITY — Authorities in northern Mexico say security forces have rescued 70 migrants who had been kidnapped and were being held at a house inside a gated community in the coastal city of Madero.

8/1/2014 2:55 PM
Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday that the United States remains deeply concerned that Russia is ramping up support for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. It was the first conversation between the leaders since the U.S. and Europe slapped a new round of economic sanctions on Moscow.

8/1/2014 2:27 PM
Tropical Storm Bertha approaches Caribbean
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Bertha approached the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds.

8/1/2014 1:47 PM
Gaza cease-fire unravels
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  — Israeli forces, backed by heavy tank fire and airstrikes, moved deeper into southern Gaza late today in search of a soldier apparently captured in a clash with Hamas militants earlier in the day. At least 62 Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers were killed in the fierce fighting that quickly shattered a U.S.-brokered cease-

8/1/2014 12:07 PM
Americans in N.Korea ask for help
PYONGYANG, North Korea  — Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said today they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

8/1/2014 11:44 AM
Ukraine: Investigators probe jet crash site
HRABOVE, Ukraine  — With the sound of artillery blasts at a distance, 70 international investigators arrived today at the eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed and started recovering the remains of as many as 80 victims that have been lying in farm fields for two weeks.

8/1/2014 7:11 AM
Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan — The 12,000 people who fled in fear of more gas pipeline explosions in Taiwan’s second-largest city returned to their homes Friday after authorities said there was no more risk of blasts like the series that ripped apart streets overnight, killing 26 people and injuring 267.

8/1/2014 6:58 AM
Uganda court invalidates anti-gay law
KAMPALA, Uganda  — A Ugandan court has invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional.

8/1/2014 6:56 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:

7/31/2014 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.