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12/23/2014 7:55 AM
German police hunt stolen pigeon worth $184K
BERLIN  — Police in Germany are looking for a missing pigeon, and any finder could be in line for a 10,000-euro ($12,250) reward.

12/23/2014 6:48 AM
Key N. Korean Web sites back online
SEOUL, South Korea — Key North Korean Web sites were back online today after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.

12/23/2014 6:46 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:

12/22/2014 5:25 PM
Bombings kill 27 in Nigeria
ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Two bomb attacks at a bus station and a market in north Nigeria today killed at least 27 people and wounded around 60, officials said.

12/22/2014 1:30 PM
N. Korea in midst of internet outage
WASHINGTON — North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into today, with one computer expert saying the country’s online access is “totally down.” The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S. government was responsible.

12/22/2014 4:35 PM
Ebola surge in Sierra Leone may recede
The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, the West African country with the most patients, may recede in the next few weeks as efforts to prevent its spread take effect, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

12/22/2014 1:56 PM
Singer Joe Cocker dies at age 70
LONDON — British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70.

12/22/2014 1:30 PM
French power company to pay $772M in bribery case
WASHINGTON— A French power and transportation company has agreed to pay $772 million in penalties to resolve allegations that it bribed high-ranking government officials in multiple foreign countries for lucrative projects, the Justice Department said today.

12/22/2014 1:05 PM
TripAdvisor fined $600K by Italian anti-trust
MILAN  — Italy’s antitrust authority has fined travel planning website TripAdvisor 500,000 euros ($600,000) following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers’ association and a consumer protection agency.

12/22/2014 12:12 PM
Gunmen shoot, wound Egypt military officer
CAIRO — Gunmen on a motorcycle shot an Egyptian military officer, seriously wounding him as he walked to work in a Cairo neighborhood, the military said today.

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