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7/20/2014 7:40 AM
Death toll rises to 22 in Egypt attack
CAIRO (AP) — A military official says the death toll among troops from a brazen attack on a border post in Egypt’s western desert has risen to 22.

7/20/2014 6:36 AM
Lebanese troops kill militant linked to bombing
BEIRUT — Lebanese state media says soldiers have killed a wanted militant suspected of involvement in a suicide bombing at a Beirut hotel last month.

7/19/2014 10:16 PM
Alleged leader of cocaine cartel arrested
MADRID — Spanish police have arrested one of Colombia’s most-wanted criminals, a 40-year-old man nicknamed the Rat who is one of leaders of a ruthless drug cartel linked to 400 murders and the shipment of largest amounts of cocaine to Europe and the United States.

7/19/2014 6:06 PM
Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya
CAIRO — Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post Saturday in Egypt’s western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province along the border with neighboring Libya.

7/19/2014 1:26 PM
Rebels hamper access to plane crash site
HRABOVE, Ukraine — Armed separatists hampered access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site Saturday, limiting the movements of international monitors and raising concerns that evidence showing who brought the plane down and killed the 298 people onboard would be lost, tampered with or destroyed.

7/19/2014 1:11 PM
Israel in second day of ground offensive
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli troops uncovered more than a dozen cross-border tunnels and battled Gaza militants on the second day of an open-ended ground operation Saturday, as the Palestinian death toll climbed past 330 and diplomats scrambled to revive cease-fire efforts.

7/19/2014 12:59 PM
Global challenges grow for Obama
WASHINGTON — Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: “We live in a complex world and at a challenging time.”

7/19/2014 10:03 AM
400 migrants rescued near Malta
ROME — Italian and Maltese naval vessels assisted by a passing cargo ship rescued some 400 migrants aboard a smugglers’ boat in waters near Malta and found the bodies of 18 people inside.

7/19/2014 7:37 AM
Highway collision in China kills 38
BEIJING — A truck loaded with flammable liquid collided with a bus on a highway in southern China on Saturday, killing at least 38 people.

7/19/2014 12:29 AM
Access restricted to Ukraine site
KIEV, Ukraine — The quest for clues in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet faced major obstacles Friday as the pro-Russia militias that Ukraine blames for the disaster limited access to the crash site strewn with airplane parts and bodies.