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5/4/2015 12:00 AM
U.S. dollar climbs versus Aussie
The dollar maintained gains, climbing for a fourth day versus Australia’s currency before updates on manufacturing from China to Indonesia. Copper futures dropped.

5/4/2015 9:54 AM
Princess of Cambridge named
LONDON — Britain’s newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — seen as a tribute to Prince William’s parents and grandmother.

5/4/2015 1:18 PM
Teens still critical after resort poisoning
PHILADELPHIA — Two Delaware teenagers are still in critical condition more than six weeks after a banned pesticide was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying, their family said today.

5/4/2015 1:06 PM
U.S. beats Russia 4-2 at ice hockey worlds
PRAGUE — The United States beat defending champion Russia 4-2 today for its third straight win at the ice hockey world championship.

5/4/2015 7:04 AM
Taliban attacks kill 17 Afghans
KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade today expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues, an apparent shift that could eventually lead to peace talks.

5/4/2015 11:54 AM
U.S. gives $45M to help Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya — The United States said today it will give $45 million to help Kenya deal with an increasingly complex refugee crisis in a region long defined by Somalia’s endemic violence, but where war in nearby Yemen is now creating conditions so dire that some people are even fleeing to Somalia.

5/4/2015 12:00 AM
Scottish party poised for gains
GLASGOW — The Scottish National Party may have lost last year’s referendum on independence, but it is about to score the biggest victory in its 80-year history.

5/4/2015 7:00 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:

5/3/2015 5:22 PM
Boko Haram stones girls to death
YOLA, Nigeria — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.

5/3/2015 2:14 PM
10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya
ROME — Italy’s Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya’s coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean.

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