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1/17/2014 12:27 PM
S. Sudan: 'Horrifying human rights disaster'
JUBA, South Sudan  — The United Nations has evidence of the use of child soldiers and mass atrocities committed by both sides warring in South Sudan, a “horrifying human rights disaster” that has killed thousands, the U.N.’s top humanitarian official said today.

1/17/2014 12:02 PM
Proposed changes to NSA programs
President Obama is calling for major changes to the way the U.S. intelligence community collects and stores information about people in the U.S. and abroad, in the wake of disclosures that have sparked fury over sweeping government surveillance and stoked concerns about privacy.

1/17/2014 9:38 AM
Putin to gays: Leave children in peace
SOCHI, Russia  — Russian President Vladimir Putin sought today to reassure gay visitors to the Sochi Games that they are welcome in Russia, but added that they must “leave the children in peace.”

1/17/2014 10:51 AM
Morsi supporters protest vote
CAIRO  — Supporters of Egypt’s toppled president held sporadic protests today against this week’s constitutional referendum, as some demonstrations turned into violent clashes that killed at least one person, authorities said.

1/17/2014 8:27 AM
Prince Harry ends role as helicopter pilot
LONDON — Prince Harry is ending his role as a helicopter pilot and taking up a new job with the army in London, royal officials said today.

1/17/2014 7:22 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:

1/17/2014 1:11 AM
Blast in Lebanon kills at least 3
BEIRUT — A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car in a town in northeastern Lebanon on Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding more than 20, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported.

1/16/2014 2:45 PM
Kerry urges opposition to attend Syrian conference
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry is urging the Syrian opposition to attend a conference next week in Switzerland aimed at finding a political resolution to the civil war there, which has claimed more than 120,000 lives.

1/16/2014 9:53 AM
U.S. judge dismisses Goodyear suit
CLEVELAND  — A judge in Goodyear’s Ohio hometown has thrown out a lawsuit filed by French workers trying to save their jobs.

1/16/2014 7:20 AM
U.N. tough on Vatican over sex abuse
GENEVA  — The Vatican came under blistering criticism from a U.N. committee today for its handling of the global priest sex abuse scandal, facing its most intense public grilling ever over allegations that it protected pedophile priests at the expense of victims.

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