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1/2/2015 12:58 PM
Saudi royal court says king has pneumonia
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah is being treated for pneumonia and his condition has stabilized with the help of a breathing tube, according to a Royal Court statement issued today.

1/2/2015 12:56 PM
Gunmen kill 3 Sunni clerics near Basra
BASRA, Iraq — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered an urgent investigation today into the fatal shooting of three Sunni clerics and the wounding of two others near the southern city of Basra.

1/2/2015 7:04 AM
Some AirAsia victims belted in seats
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia — After nearly a week of searching for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, rescue teams battling monsoon rains had their most successful day yet on Friday, more than tripling the number of bodies pulled from the Java Sea, some still strapped to their seats.

1/2/2015 7:06 AM
2 injured as plane veers off runway in Scotland
LONDON  — Scotland’s ambulance service says two people were injured when a plane veered off a runway on Scotland’s wind-whipped Isle of Lewis.

1/1/2015 11:14 AM
Egypt court orders retrial in Al-Jazeera case
CAIRO — An Egyptian appeals court today ordered the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists held for over a year on terror-related charges, a ruling that their lawyers hoped was a step toward resolving a case that brought a storm of international criticism on Egypt’s government.

1/1/2015 6:52 AM
36 killed, 47 injured in Shanghai stampede
SHANGHAI  — People unable to contact friends and relatives streamed into hospitals today, anxious for information after a stampede during New Year’s celebrations in Shanghai’s historic waterfront area killed 36 people in the worst disaster to hit one of China’s showcase cities in recent years.

1/1/2015 6:50 AM
1st body ID'd from AirAsia crash
SURABAYA, Indonesia — A passenger aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 became the first victim of the crash to be returned to her family today, one of many painful reunions to come, as search crews struggled against wind and heavy rain to find more than 150 people still missing.

1/1/2015 7:57 AM
Polarizing personalities among notable deaths
They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during the Korean War.

1/1/2015 6:55 AM
Afghanistan probes rocket strike at wedding
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan — At least 28 people, many of them women and children, were killed when rockets fired by Afghan army soldiers hit a wedding party in southern Afghanistan, officials said today, as President Ashraf Ghani marked the country’s transition to full sovereignty after the formal end of the 13-year international military mission.

1/1/2015 6:53 AM
Syrian president visits front line
DAMASCUS, Syria  — Syrian President Bashar Assad has made a rare visit to the front line of his country’s civil war, spending New Year’s Eve with his troops in a tense eastern Damascus neighborhood.

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