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7/25/2014 12:42 PM
U.S., UN renew Gaza truce efforts
JERUSALEM — The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel’s 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed in protests.

7/25/2014 6:49 AM
Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash
PARIS — French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali today, officials said. Terrorism hasn’t been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.

7/25/2014 11:45 AM
Iran confirms it is holding 4 journalists
WASHINGTON — Iran confirmed today that it has detained four journalists, including a reporter for The Washington Post and two freelance photographers, but did not disclose details about why they were being held.

7/25/2014 10:35 AM
Investigators visit Ukraine crash site
KHARKIV, Ukraine  —A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.

7/25/2014 6:51 AM
10 survive Taiwan plane crash
XIXI, Taiwan — The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

7/25/2014 6:48 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:

7/24/2014 9:48 PM
Hijacker appeals 20-year U.S. prison sentence
MIAMI — An American who hijacked a jetliner to Cuba decades ago is appealing the 20-year prison sentence he received after pleading guilty to U.S. kidnapping charges.

7/24/2014 8:30 AM
Missing plane wreckage found in Mali
OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso — A Burkina Faso official says the wreckage of the Air Algerie plane that went missing has been found in Mali.

7/24/2014 1:47 PM
Ukrainian PM announces resignation
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country’s starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February.

7/24/2014 11:25 AM
Israeli fire hits U.N. facility in Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip today, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory’s Hamas rulers.