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4/18/2015 10:44 AM
Islamic State claims Afghan bombing
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank today in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country’s president blamed on the Islamic State group.

4/18/2015 10:46 AM
Nepal marks anniversary of Everest avalanche
KATHMANDU, Nepal  — Nepal on today marked the anniversary of Mount Everest’s deadliest avalanche with a memorial and a government announcement that it will set up a welfare fund for mountaineering and trekking workers in the Himalayan nation.

4/18/2015 7:57 AM
Australia arrests 5 for alleged terror plot
SYDNEY — Five Australian teenagers were arrested today on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans’ Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.

4/18/2015 6:53 AM
U.S. Treasury secretary urges Greece deal
WASHINGTON — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would “create immediate hardship for Greece” and damage the world economy.

4/18/2015 6:47 AM
Anti-immigrant violence in S. Africa spreads
JOHANNESBURG — Mobs in South Africa attacked shops owned by immigrants in a poor area of Johannesburg early today following similar violence in another part of the country that killed six people, according to media reports.

4/18/2015 1:49 AM
Gunfights hit Mexican border city
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — Gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles broke out Friday in the border city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas, leaving at least three dead, Mexican authorities said.

4/17/2015 10:46 PM
Saddam loyalist killed
BEIRUT — Izzat Ibrahim, a fugitive confidant of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein who helped spearhead a deadly insurgency against U.S. troops and later formed an alliance with Islamic State militants, was shot dead today by security forces, Iraqi officials said.

4/17/2015 11:54 AM
Wave of bombings kills 29 in Baghdad
BAGHDAD — A series of bombings ripped through Baghdad today, mainly targeting public places and killing at least 29 people, Iraqi officials said.

4/17/2015 7:59 AM
Space station gets 1st espresso maker
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station today, delivering the world’s first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts.

4/17/2015 6:54 AM
Germanwings crash victims remembered
COLOGNE, Germany — Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Joachim Gauck and hundreds of dignitaries and relatives of 150 people killed in last month’s crash of a Germanwings jet packed Cologne’s landmark cathedral today to pay tribute.

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