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4/25/2014 7:38 PM
Ecuador orders U.S. military group to leave
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador has ordered the U.S. Embassy’s military group, about 20 Defense Department employees, to leave the country by month’s end, in a further indication of strained relations.

4/25/2014 2:36 PM
Georgia leader: Don't alienate Russia
PRAGUE  — The president of Georgia, a country carved up by Russian troops in 2008, warned Western countries today against alienating Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

4/25/2014 2:28 PM
UN athletic competition in U.S. for first time
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — They try to promote peace and harmony around the globe, but for three days in New York, United Nations employees are battling each other in fierce competitions on soccer fields, swatting birdies in badminton and striving for check-mates on the chess table.

4/25/2014 9:28 AM
Nokia, Microsoft complete $7.5B deal
HELSINKI — Nokia said today it has completed the 5.44 billion-euro ($7.5 billion) sale of its troubled cellphone and services division to Microsoft Corp., ending a chapter in the former world leading cellphone maker’s history that began with paper making in 1865.

4/25/2014 9:06 AM
Divers search for bodies in sunken ferry
JINDO, South Korea — Divers grope their way slowly through the dark corridors and cabins of the sunken Sewol ferry. Bodies appear suddenly, floating by in the murky water, buoyed by life-jackets or the bloat of decomposition, their faces etched with fear or shock.

4/25/2014 6:48 AM
U.N. peacekeepers wounded in S. Sudan
NAIROBI, Kenya  — Unknown gunmen fired guns and rocket-propelled grenades at a convoy of barges on the Nile River in South Sudan that were being used by the U.N. to deliver food and fuel, the U.N. mission said. Four people, including peacekeepers, on board were wounded.

4/25/2014 6:47 AM
Bomb kills 4, wounds 25 in Pakistan
KARACHI, Pakistan  — Police say a bomb has exploded in southern Pakistan, killing at least four people and wounding 25.

4/25/2014 6:45 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:

4/24/2014 6:03 PM
Hagel says Russian military exercises up tensions
MEXICO CITY — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Russian military exercises on its border with Ukraine increase tensions and run counter to a diplomatic agreement it signed just last week.

4/24/2014 1:25 PM
'Recovered' Banksy works on display
LONDON — Elusive street artist Banksy says he has nothing to do with an auction of several of his works taken from walls and valued at up to 1 million pounds ($1.68 million).