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5/19/2014 9:37 PM
El Salvador evacuates 1,000 people near volcano
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — At least 1,000 people living near the Chaparrastique volcano have been evacuated as a precautionary measure after seismic activity increased at the volcano, Salvadoran civil protection authorities said today.

5/19/2014 8:34 AM
China cited in cyber-espionage case
WASHINGTON  — The United States brought first-of-its kind cyber-espionage charges today against five Chinese military officials accused of hacking into U.S. companies to gain trade secrets.

5/19/2014 10:46 AM
Uganda nurse is jailed in HIV case
KAMPALA, Uganda  — A Ugandan court today sentenced a nurse to three years in jail after finding her guilty of criminal negligence for allegedly trying to infect her patient with HIV.

5/19/2014 6:54 AM
11 injured in S. Korea subway explosion
SEOUL, South Korea — An electrical problem caused an explosion at a South Korean subway station today, lightly injuring 11 people, an emergency official said.

5/19/2014 6:51 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:

5/18/2014 9:06 PM
S. Korea's president vows to disband coast guard
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s president said today that she will push to disband the coast guard in the wake of last month’s ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing, calling its rescue operations after the disaster a failure.

5/18/2014 8:00 PM
Car bomb kills 4 in north Nigeria
KANO, Nigeria — A car bomb exploded in the Christian neighborhood of Nigeria’s second most populous and mainly Muslim city of Kano on Sunday night, killing at least four people, police said. Five people were wounded.

5/18/2014 6:17 PM
Bus fire in Colombia kills at least 32 children
BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian authorities say a bus carrying young people home from a church service caught fire on a street in a northern city and at least 32 children are dead.

5/18/2014 5:25 PM
Brazilian inmates end revolt, free hostages
SAO PAULO — Inmates released four prison officers today after holding them hostage for more than a day during an uprising at a Brazilian penitentiary in the northeastern city of Aracaju. Authorities said they had met the rebellious inmates’ main demand that some prisoners be transferred to other jails.

5/18/2014 4:28 PM
Renegade Libyan troops attack parliament
TRIPOLI, Libya — Militias apparently backing a renegade Libyan general attacked the country’s parliament today, kidnapping some 20 lawmakers and officials in an assault that threatened to further splinter a country dominated by the armed groups that overthrew dictator Moammar Gadhafi three years ago.