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12/3/2014 10:28 PM
Gun battle breaks out in Chechen capital
MOSCOW — Authorities in Russia said gunmen traveling in several cars killed three traffic police officers at a checkpoint after midnight Thursday in the capital of the restive North Caucasus republic of Chechnya.

12/3/2014 7:38 PM
'Grand Theft Auto V' pulled
LOS ANGELES — Target Australia is removing “Grand Theft Auto V” from store shelves after more than 40,000 people signed an online petition asking the retailer to stop selling the mature video game because they say it encourages players to murder women for entertainment.

12/3/2014 1:30 PM
Official: Arrested woman not IS leader's wife
BAGHDAD — An Iraqi official denied today that a woman detained in Lebanon is a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, adding that she is the sister of a terror suspect being held in Iraq.

12/3/2014 9:08 AM
Takata rejects demand for recall
DETROIT  — A defiant Takata Corp. told a U.S. safety agency that its demand for a nationwide air bag recall isn’t supported by evidence, and the government doesn’t have authority to tell a parts maker to do a recall.

12/3/2014 9:50 AM
Sanctions, ruble crash hit Russians hard
MOSCOW  — Oyster Bar built a thriving business serving mollusks to well-heeled Muscovites. Then came Western sanctions, and the restaurant was forced to rechristen itself this fall. Today, it serves up burgers and pizza under a new name: No Oyster Bar.

12/3/2014 7:34 AM
3 Hong Kong protest leaders surrender
HONG KONG  — Three founders of a civil disobedience campaign that helped spark Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests surrendered to police today, saying they want to take responsibility for their actions and that time has come to end the increasingly violent street demonstrations.

12/3/2014 7:31 AM
Diplomats worldwide target ISIS group
BRUSSELS — A global fight against Islamic State militants will likely take years to fully succeed, but nations are prepared to engage "for as long as it takes" to defeat the bloody insurgency, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said today.

12/3/2014 7:28 AM
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12/2/2014 3:55 PM
Greek anarchists burn cars
ATHENS, Greece — Anarchists have burnt a public transport bus and several cars in central Athens during clashes with police.

12/2/2014 3:54 PM
Israeli government crumbles
JERUSALEM — Israel’s divided government fell apart today as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two rebellious Cabinet ministers and called for a new election more than two years ahead of schedule.

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