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11/12/2014 3:36 PM
WHO: More than 5,000 have died of Ebola
BAMAKO, Mali — More than 5,000 people have died in the Ebola outbreak that is ravaging West Africa, the World Health Organization reported today, marking another grisly toll in the epidemic.

11/12/2014 7:02 AM
European spacecraft lands on comet
DARMSTADT, Germany — Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a European spacecraft made history today by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet — an audacious cosmic first designed to answer big questions about the origin of the universe.

11/12/2014 8:48 AM
Sterilization deaths expose troubles in India
NEW DELHI — The women were poor, from villages in central India where the promise of a few dollars is all but impossible to resist. Many had babies so young they were still nursing at their mothers’ breasts.

11/12/2014 12:52 PM
U.S. sailors roughed up in Turkey
ISTANBUL — Anti-American protesters shouting “Yankee, go home!” roughed up three U.S. Navy sailors today in Istanbul near where their warship was docked on an inlet of the Bosphorus Strait in the Black Sea.

11/12/2014 12:48 PM
Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf
MOSCOW — Russia’s long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the military said today, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine.

11/12/2014 10:48 AM
U.S.-China reach emissions deal
BEIJING — A groundbreaking agreement struck today by the United States and China puts the world’s two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming. With the clock ticking on a worldwide climate treaty, the two countries sought to move beyond their troubled history as environmental adversaries and spur other nations.

11/12/2014 9:55 AM
Activists: U.S.-led Syria strikes kill at least 860
BAGHDAD — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group and other extremists in Syria have killed more than 860 people, including civilians, since they began in mid-September, a monitoring group said today.

11/12/2014 8:42 AM
Skeleton could solve riddle of Greek tomb
ATHENS, Greece — Bones from a skeleton found in the innermost chamber of a huge, looted tomb in Greece could help archaeologists solve the riddle of who was buried in opulent splendor there, around the end of the 4th century B.C. in the twilight of Alexander the Great’s reign.

11/12/2014 6:59 AM
Iran shows flight of U.S. drone replica
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state TV has shown footage of an aircraft it says is a replica of a U.S. stealth drone captured in 2011.

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