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8/19/2014 8:18 AM
Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city
DONETSK, Ukraine  — The Ukrainian government has captured most of a town near Donetsk, tightening the noose around the key rebel-held stronghold, officials said on Tuesday.

8/19/2014 6:54 AM
Ebola has killed more than 1,200
GENEVA — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,200 people since it began in December 2013, the World Health Organization said today.

8/19/2014 6:50 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:

8/18/2014 8:49 PM
150 killed in Nepal, India floods
KATMANDU, Nepal — The death toll from days of heavy rainfall and flooding in Nepal and India rose to more than 150 on Monday, according to officials in Nepal and India.

8/18/2014 7:33 PM
Obama: Iraq has regained control of Mosul dam
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hailed the recapture of Mosul dam Monday as a “major step forward” as a barrage of U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces score the biggest victory of its counteroffensive against the Islamic State militants.

8/18/2014 2:58 PM
Pope confirms hopes for 2015 U.S. trip
ROME — Pope Francis has confirmed he wants to go to the United States next year and is considering a three-city trip in September 2015: Philadelphia for a family rally, Washington to address Congress and New York to speak at the United Nations.

8/18/2014 3:38 PM
8 killed in South Africa building collapse
JOHANNESBURG — A building under renovation in an area southeast of Johannesburg collapsed on Monday, killing eight people, officials said.

8/18/2014 2:23 PM
Rick Warren hopes to expand ministry in Africa
NAIROBI, Kenya — The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who visited Rwanda this week, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa.

8/18/2014 12:50 PM
15 new U.S. airstrikes in Iraq
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says a new round of 15 U.S. airstrikes near the Mosul dam in northern Iraq were justified because the dam’s failure could trigger a humanitarian disaster.

8/18/2014 11:13 AM
Ukraine: 'Dozens' of civilians killed in convoy
KIEV, Ukraine  — Dozens of civilians were killed today when separatist rebels shelled a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine, a top Ukrainian official said. A rebel chief said no such attack had occurred.