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12/21/2014 6:42 AM
Video shows Boko Haram killing captives
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A new video from Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm and a leader saying they are “infidels” or non-believers.

12/21/2014 6:28 AM
Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen at checkpoint
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban attacked a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, killing at least seven policemen, an official said Sunday. In Kabul, a reporter wounded in an attack earlier this month on a French-run school died of his injuries.

12/20/2014 4:56 PM
N. Korea proposes joint investigation
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of “serious” consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

12/20/2014 6:58 PM
Liberia holds Senate vote amid Ebola fears
MONROVIA, Liberia — Polls opened Saturday morning in Liberia for a twice-delayed Senate vote amid concern the process could facilitate the spread of Ebola.

12/20/2014 11:26 AM
Bombings kill 12 in Iraq
BAGHDAD — Bombs targeting commercial streets and an army patrol killed 12 people in and around Baghdad Saturday, Iraqi authorities said.

12/20/2014 10:55 AM
U.S. sends 4 Afghans home from Guantanamo
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

12/20/2014 6:45 AM
Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children
SYDNEY — An Australian woman was arrested in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman’s home.

12/20/2014 6:33 AM
Russia dismisses new U.S. sanctions
MOSCOW — Russia on Saturday dismissed new U.S. sanctions as useless and said it was poised to wait as long as it takes for the U.S. to recognize its historic right to the Crimean peninsula.

12/19/2014 12:14 PM
FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack
WASHINGTON  — President Obama said today that Sony Pictures Entertainment “made a mistake” in deciding to shelve a film about a plot to assassinate North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un even though the studio suffered significant damage in a hack attack the FBI blames on the secretive Communist regime.

12/19/2014 1:37 PM
Russian President Putin praises military
MOSCOW  — Boasting about the Russian military’s capability, President Vladimir Putin vowed today to continue an ambitious weapons modernization program with a particular emphasis on nuclear strategic forces.

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