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4/24/2014 6:49 AM
Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers
NEW YORK  — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world’s eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of “flagrant violations” of international law.

4/24/2014 6:44 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:

4/23/2014 3:55 PM
Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights
BRASILIA — Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations.

4/23/2014 2:52 PM
Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102
HAVANA  — Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died, his grandson said. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.

4/23/2014 2:18 PM
Ebola death toll in West Africa rises to 147
DAKAR, Senegal — The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

4/23/2014 11:24 AM
Obama begins Asia-Pacific trip in Japan
TOKYO  — President Obama today opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to China’s growing influence.

4/23/2014 10:08 AM
S. Korea ferry death toll hits 156
JINDO, South Korea  — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government today to finish the grim task of recovery soon. But the work was reaching a new, more complicated phase, with an official saying divers must now rip through cabin walls

4/23/2014 10:06 AM
Brazil passes bill on Internet privacy
SAO PAULO  — Brazil’s Congress passed a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web on the eve of a major conference in Sao Paulo on the future of Internet governance that’s expected to draw representatives from some 80 countries.

4/23/2014 9:39 AM
Dozens of Sherpas leave Everest
KATMANDU, Nepal  — Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest’s base camp today, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits.

4/23/2014 9:30 AM
Freight train derails in Congo
KINSHASA, Congo — Officials in Congo say a freight train has derailed in the country’s southeast, killing at least 30 people.