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8/7/2014 8:25 AM
Russia hits back over Ukraine sanctions
MOSCOW  — Russia banned most food imports from the West today in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia billions of dollars but will also likely lead to empty shelves in Russian cities.

8/7/2014 8:14 AM
China tightens grip on instant messages
BEIJING  — China’s government tightened control over popular instant messaging services today after telling South Korea access to some foreign services was blocked because they were used to exchange terrorism-related information.

8/7/2014 6:45 AM
Pistorius murder trial nears end
PRETORIA, South Africa — The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial said today the double-amputee athlete’s lawyers have floated more than one theory in a dishonest attempt to defend against a murder charge for his killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

8/7/2014 6:43 AM
Snowden get 3 more years in Russia
MOSCOW  — Edward Snowden’s lawyer says the NSA whistleblower has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years.

8/7/2014 6:42 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:

8/6/2014 10:08 PM
New president hopes to end Colombian violence
BOGOTA, Colombia — When Juan Manuel Santos dons the presidential sash Thursday it will mark the beginning of a four-year, high-wire political act that could bring an end to the hemisphere’s longest-running and deadliest civil conflict.

8/6/2014 10:02 PM
Iraqi government seeks aid
BAGHDAD — Politicians appealed tosday for emergency aid for thousands of minority Iraqis who have been stranded with little food on a mountaintop in the country’s north, surrounded by al-Qaioda-inspired rebels.

8/6/2014 10:00 PM
New phase of search for Malaysia Flight MH370
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has entered a new phase with the Australian government selecting a Dutch consulting firm to conduct a deep-water operation that could take up to a year to complete.

8/6/2014 9:24 PM
Nigeria rushes to get isolation tents for Ebola
LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigerian authorities rushed to obtain isolation tents today in anticipation of more Ebola infections as they disclosed five more cases of the virus and a death in Africa’s most populous nation, where officials were racing to keep the gruesome disease confined to a small group of patients.

8/6/2014 7:35 PM
Obama hails US-Africa ties
WASHINGTON — The United States can play a key role in empowering an Africa that is increasingly prosperous despite the continent’s deep and persistent challenges, President Barack Obama said today as an unprecedented summit aimed in part at fostering Obama’s own African legacy came to an end.