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6/18/2014 11:19 PM
Bitcoin bidders list leaked
A list of potential bidders for the Bitcoin auction was accidentally leaked by the U.S. Marshals Service today, according to the agency.

6/18/2014 12:58 PM
No banquet, for frugal new Spanish king
MADRID  — Crown Prince Felipe ascends to the Spanish throne at midnight today, but there won’t be any ritzy official celebrations.

6/18/2014 6:39 AM
Iraq fights militants around oil refinery
BAGHDAD —Iraqi security forces battled insurgents targeting the country’s main oil refinery and said they regained partial control of a city near the Syrian border today, trying to blunt a weeklong offensive by Sunni militants who diplomats fear may have also seized some 100 foreign workers.

6/18/2014 12:04 PM
Exxon carries out evacuation from Iraq
BASRA, Iraq, — The head of Iraq's state-run South Oil Company Dhiya Jaffar said today that Exxon Mobil has carried out a “major evacuation” of their staff and BP had evacuated 20 percent of its staff.

6/18/2014 8:57 AM
Ukraine president offers cease-fire
KIEV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian president today announced a plan to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, promising a unilateral cease-fire after discussions with the Russian and German leaders, a potential major development to bring peace to the country.

6/18/2014 8:23 AM
28 missing as boat sinks off Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  —An overcrowded wooden boat carrying Indonesians home in a storm sank in choppy seas off Malaysia’s west coast early today, leaving 28 people missing and eight dead, Malaysian officials said. At least 61 people survived.

6/18/2014 8:18 AM
Japan bans child porn
TOKYO  — Japan’s parliament has passed a law which bans possession of child pornography, but excludes sexually explicit depictions of children in comics, animation and computer graphics.

6/18/2014 7:49 AM
14 killed in Nigeria bombing
DAMATURU, Nigeria  — Hours after a suicide bomber detonated explosives packed into a tricycle taxi at an outdoor World Cup viewing site in northeast Nigerian, police said the death toll was 14 with 26 people wounded.

6/18/2014 6:37 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: