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6/16/2014 12:39 PM
Obama to order extension of LGBT protections
WASHINGTON  — President Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said today.

6/16/2014 6:49 AM
Russia cuts gas supply to Ukraine
MOSCOW  — Russia cut gas supplies to Ukraine today after negotiators failed to reach a deal on Ukraine’s unpaid gas bills and future gas prices amid deep tensions between the two neighbors over eastern Ukraine.

6/16/2014 12:00 AM
U.S. ready for tough opener
NATAL, Brazil — Jurgen Klinsmann speaks with pragmatism. He books his airline tickets with hope.

6/16/2014 10:17 AM
Michael Schumacher out of coma
BERLIN  — Formula One great Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, his manager said today.

6/16/2014 9:21 AM
Security bolstered at U.S. embassy in Iraq
WASHINGTON  — The Obama administration is willing to talk with Iran over deteriorating security conditions in Iraq and is not ruling out potential U.S.-Iranian military cooperation in stemming the advance of Sunni extremists, Secretary of State John Kerry said today.

6/16/2014 6:47 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:

6/15/2014 8:10 PM
Santos re-elected Colombia president
BOGOTA, Colombia  — Juan Manuel Santos convincingly won re-election today after Colombia’s tightest presidential contest in years, an endorsement of his 18-month-old peace talks to end the Western Hemisphere’s longest-running conflict.

6/15/2014 12:00 AM
U.S. boosts security at Baghdad embassy
WASHINGTON — Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was bolstered and some staff members were being moved out of Iraq’s capital city as it was threatened by the advance of by an al-Qaida inspired insurgency, a State Department spokeswoman said Sunday.

6/15/2014 2:00 PM
Militants post images of mass killing in Iraq
BAGHDAD — As the Iraqi government bolstered Baghdad’s defenses Sunday, the Islamic militant group that captured two major cities last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show its fighters massacring dozens of captured Iraqi soldiers.

6/15/2014 8:08 AM
Israel PM says Hamas kidnapped missing teens
JERUSALEM — Israeli troops today arrested some 80 Palestinians, including dozens of Hamas members, in an overnight raid in the West Bank as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Islamic militant group of kidnapping three teenagers who went missing nearly three days ago.