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4/3/2014 11:41 AM
Turkey says it is lifting Twitter ban
ANKARA, Turkey  — Turkey’s government lifted its ban on Twitter today — a day after the country’s highest court ruled that the block was a violation of freedom and must be restored.

4/3/2014 11:11 AM
Magnitude-7.6 aftershock rattles Chile
IQUIQUE, Chile — Coastal residents of Chile’s far north spent a second sleepless night outside their homes as major aftershocks continued today following a magnitude-8.2 earthquake that damaged several thousand homes and caused six deaths.

4/3/2014 10:28 AM
BMW recalls 232,000 cars in China
BERLIN — German automaker BMW says it is recalling 232,000 vehicles in China after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine, and says it is now checking whether the same defect can also be found in other countries.

4/3/2014 10:27 AM
Queen Elizabeth meets with Pope
VATICAN CITY — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has paid a private call on Pope Francis at the Vatican, making him the fifth pontiff she has met.

4/3/2014 7:29 AM
European parliament adopts 'net neutrality'
AMSTERDAM  — The European Parliament adopted a “net neutrality” bill today, barring Internet service providers from giving preference to some kinds of traffic on their networks — such as streaming video — when it profits them.

4/3/2014 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:

4/2/2014 9:50 PM
NASA cuts off most ties with Russia
WASHINGTON — In a sign that the standoff over Ukraine continues to escalate, NASA today moved to suspend nearly every tie it has with its Russian counterpart Roscosmos — with the key exception of communications dealing with the International Space Station.

4/2/2014 11:10 AM
Coke to soften marketing if unrest hits World Cup
LONDON — Coca-Cola has contingency plans to adapt its World Cup sponsorship and soften its celebratory tone in Brazil if unrest returns to the streets.

4/2/2014 9:12 AM
Amazon cancels plan for Czech distribution center
PRAGUE — U.S. retail giant Amazon says it has abandoned plans to build a distribution center in the Czech Republic’s second largest city after it was rejected by local authorities.

4/2/2014 8:06 AM
Chile lifts tsunami warning after quake
SANTIAGO, Chile — Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline early today after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the South American nation’s northern coast. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust.