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7/13/2015 4:52 PM
Documents: U.S. agents knew of 'El Chapo' escape plot
WASHINGTON — U.S. drug authorities knew Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and his associates had developed several escape plans starting almost immediately after his arrest last year, according to internal Drug Enforcement Administration documents obtained by The Associated Press.

7/13/2015 5:19 PM
U.S. considers expanding Ukraine training to army
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is considering a plan to expand its military training of Ukrainian forces to include army soldiers, the commander of the U.S. Army in Europe said today, describing a potential move that risks heightening tensions with Russia.

7/13/2015 10:43 AM
U.S., Iran dig in as deal gets closer
VIENNA — A historic nuclear compromise within sight, American and Iranian negotiators struggled Monday to clear the final obstacles to an agreement aimed at eliminating the threat of a nuclear-armed Tehran. Weary diplomats expected to push past their fourth missed deadline in less than two weeks.

7/13/2015 9:58 AM
Nintendo President Iwata dies at 55
TOKYO  — Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, has died after a lengthy illness, drawing a flood of emotional tributes from game fans and industry rivals, the company said today. He was 55.

7/13/2015 10:47 AM
Greece reaches deal with creditors
BRUSSELS — After grueling, often angry negotiations that tested the limits of European unity, Greece today won a preliminary deal that averts financial catastrophe but also guarantees years more of hardship and sacrifice for its people.

7/13/2015 7:11 AM
13 detained in Heathrow airport protest
LONDON — Police detained more than a dozen climate change activists at London’s Heathrow Airport today after the demonstrators breached the perimeter fence to stage a protest on the northern runway.

7/13/2015 9:36 AM
Iraq begins operation to oust ISIS from Anbar
BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government began a long-awaited, large-scale military operation today to dislodge Islamic State militants from the country’s western Anbar province, a military spokesman announced.

7/13/2015 7:12 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:

7/13/2015 7:09 AM
Prince William starts work
LONDON — Prince William clocked in for his first shift as an air ambulance pilot today, nervous but excited about his new job.

7/12/2015 5:48 PM
Bombs kill 28 in Baghdad
BAGHDAD - Two car bombs and a suicide bomber killed 28 people in mainly Shi'ite Muslim neighborhoods in north Baghdad late today, medics and security sources said.

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