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6/27/2014 7:22 PM
Power outage affects much of Venezuela
CARACAS, Venezuela — A widespread power outage left much of Venezuela in the dark today, and turned out the lights at a nationally televised presidential ceremony.

6/27/2014 5:27 PM
U.S. plans to curb land mines
WASHINGTON — After two decades of waffling, the United States today announced its intention to join an international treaty banning land mines, without setting a time frame while working through possible complications on the Korean Peninsula.

6/27/2014 2:02 PM
Girl among thousands of divorced children
KADUNA, Nigeria  — By the time she ran away, Maimuna bore the scars of a short but brutal marriage.

6/27/2014 11:27 AM
Russian space rocket launch aborted
MOSCOW — The first launch of Russia’s new space rocket after two decades of development has been aborted moments before its blastoff as President Vladimir Putin was watching via live feed.

6/27/2014 9:39 AM
Russia warns Europe over re-selling gas
MOSCOW  — Russia’s state-controlled gas company, Gazprom, says it could limit supplies to European customers that intend to re-sell the natural gas on to Ukraine.

6/27/2014 9:21 AM
Sierra Leone warns of contact infected
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone  — Sierra Leone warned today that it is a serious crime to shelter someone infected with the ebola virus.

6/27/2014 9:13 AM
Ukraine signs historic trade pact with E.U.
BRUSSELS — Ukraine’s new president signed a trade and economic pact with the European Union today, pushing his troubled country closer into a European orbit and angering Russia, which warned of unspecified consequences.

6/27/2014 6:53 AM
Iraq's top cleric wants deal on leader
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s top Shiite cleric today called on political blocs to agree on the next prime minister before the newly elected parliament sits next week, stepping up pressure on political leaders to set aside their differences and form an inclusive government in the face of Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory.

6/27/2014 6:51 AM
Countries add graphic warnings to smokes
JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia became the newest country to mandate graphic photo warnings on cigarette packs on Tuesday, joining more than 40 other nations or territories that have adopted similar regulations in recent years. The warnings, which showcase gruesome close-up images ranging from rotting teeth and cancerous lungs to open tracheotomy holes and corpses, are an effort to highlight …

6/27/2014 6:47 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: