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6/27/2014 11:27 AM
Russian space rocket launch aborted
MOSCOW — The first launch of Russia’s new space rocket after two decades of development has been aborted moments before its blastoff as President Vladimir Putin was watching via live feed.

6/27/2014 9:39 AM
Russia warns Europe over re-selling gas
MOSCOW  — Russia’s state-controlled gas company, Gazprom, says it could limit supplies to European customers that intend to re-sell the natural gas on to Ukraine.

6/27/2014 9:21 AM
Sierra Leone warns of contact infected
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone  — Sierra Leone warned today that it is a serious crime to shelter someone infected with the ebola virus.

6/27/2014 9:13 AM
Ukraine signs historic trade pact with E.U.
BRUSSELS — Ukraine’s new president signed a trade and economic pact with the European Union today, pushing his troubled country closer into a European orbit and angering Russia, which warned of unspecified consequences.

6/27/2014 6:53 AM
Iraq's top cleric wants deal on leader
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s top Shiite cleric today called on political blocs to agree on the next prime minister before the newly elected parliament sits next week, stepping up pressure on political leaders to set aside their differences and form an inclusive government in the face of Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory.

6/27/2014 6:51 AM
Countries add graphic warnings to smokes
JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia became the newest country to mandate graphic photo warnings on cigarette packs on Tuesday, joining more than 40 other nations or territories that have adopted similar regulations in recent years. The warnings, which showcase gruesome close-up images ranging from rotting teeth and cancerous lungs to open tracheotomy holes and corpses, are an effort to highlight …

6/27/2014 6:47 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:

6/26/2014 3:33 PM
Obama seeks $500M to train, arm Syrian rebels
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition, as the U.S. grapples for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.

6/26/2014 2:31 PM
11 wounded in Bolivia airport knife attack
LA PAZ, Bolivia — An emotionally disturbed farmer wielding a kitchen knife went on a rampage in the terminal of the La Paz international airport on today, stabbing 11 people, authorities said.

6/26/2014 12:21 PM
Streets flooded ahead of U.S.-Germany match
RECIFE, Brazil  — A tropical downpour has flooded roads and is slowing traffic to the stadium in northeastern Brazil where the U.S. is playing Germany for a chance to advance into the World Cup’s knockout phase.