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12/23/2014 6:50 AM
Ireland to rule on pregnant woman
DUBLIN — Irish doctors who have been keeping a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support in hope of saving her 17-week-old fetus pleaded in court today to be permitted to turn off the machines because their treatment was becoming horrific and could not end in a successful birth.

12/23/2014 11:42 AM
Russia, 4-ex-Soviet nations finalize alliance
MOSCOW  — Russia and four other ex-Soviet nations today completed the creation of a new economic alliance intended to bolster their integration, but the ambitious grouping immediately showed signs of fracture as the leader of Belarus sharply criticized Moscow.

12/23/2014 9:21 AM
At least 60 journalists killed in 2014
NEW YORK  — At least 60 journalists around the world were killed in 2014 while on the job or because of their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today, making the past three years the deadliest for journalists since the organization began keeping track more than two decades ago.

12/23/2014 8:44 AM
Russia's P.M. warns over 'deep recession'
MOSCOW — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned today that the country faces a risk of a “deep recession” if the government ditches its spending plans.

12/23/2014 8:43 AM
Afghan official: 150 Taliban killed
KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 151 Taliban fighters have been killed by government forces during 12 days of fighting in the volatile east, near the border with Pakistan, the police chief of Kunar province said today.

12/23/2014 7:55 AM
German police hunt stolen pigeon worth $184K
BERLIN  — Police in Germany are looking for a missing pigeon, and any finder could be in line for a 10,000-euro ($12,250) reward.

12/23/2014 6:48 AM
Key N. Korean Web sites back online
SEOUL, South Korea — Key North Korean Web sites were back online today after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.

12/23/2014 6:46 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:

12/22/2014 5:25 PM
Bombings kill 27 in Nigeria
ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Two bomb attacks at a bus station and a market in north Nigeria today killed at least 27 people and wounded around 60, officials said.

12/22/2014 1:30 PM
N. Korea in midst of internet outage
WASHINGTON — North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into today, with one computer expert saying the country’s online access is “totally down.” The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S. government was responsible.




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