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6/11/2014 7:22 AM
Spy games return to melting Arctic
OSLO, Norway — In early March, a mysterious ship the size of a large passenger ferry left a Romanian wharf, glided through the narrow strait that separates Europe from Asia and plotted a course toward Scandinavia. After a two-year refitting, the $250 million ship will begin its mission: to snoop on Russia’s activities in the Arctic.

6/11/2014 7:02 AM
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6/10/2014 7:55 PM
Ohio soldier among 5 dead in Afghanistan
CINCINNATI — A relative says a 25-year-old soldier from Ohio was among five American troops killed in an airstrike in southern Afghanistan.

6/10/2014 5:01 PM
Kuwait judge stops 2 newspapers
KUWAIT CITY — A Kuwaiti court has ordered two newspapers to stop printing for a second time in less than two months over articles about a secret probe into allegations of a coup plot to overthrow the Gulf monarchy’s government.

6/10/2014 4:31 PM
Floods in World Cup city affect thousands
SAO PAULO — Floods have killed nine people and driven tens of thousands of people from their homes while swelling rivers to record levels in southern Brazil and neighboring Paraguay and Argentina, authorities said today, but so far they have not affected preparations for soccer’s World Cup.

6/10/2014 11:16 AM
Insurgents take Iraq's second city
MOSUL, Iraq — Sunni Islamist insurgents seized control of Iraq's second largest city of Mosul early today in a spectacular show of strength against the Shi'ite-led government, which called on parliament to declare a state of emergency.

6/10/2014 8:45 AM
Facebook, Twitter brace for World Cup fever
NEW YORK — This year’s World Cup will play out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and messaging apps like WhatsApp just as it progresses in stadiums from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro.

6/10/2014 7:04 AM
5 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON  — Five Americans troops were killed in an apparent coalition airstrike in southern Afghanistan, officials said today, in one of the worst friendly fire incidents involving United States and coalition troops since the start of the nearly 14 year war.

6/10/2014 7:59 AM
Israeli lawmakers vote for new leader
JERUSALEM — Israeli legislators were choosing a new president today, with two finalists inching closer to succeeding the outgoing Shimon Peres, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who brought the position international prestige.

6/10/2014 6:45 AM
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