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5/16/2014 6:49 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:

5/16/2014 12:26 AM
Bangladesh ferry sinks during storm
MUNSHIGANJ, Bangladesh — Rescuers have recovered at least 22 bodies after a ferry capsized during a storm in a river in central Bangladesh, officials said today.

5/15/2014 3:21 PM
Boko Haram now 'top priority,' U.S. says
WASHINGTON — The State Department acknowledged today it could have acted sooner to designate Nigeria’s Boko Haram a foreign terrorist organization, even though the Nigerian government and many Africa experts opposed the move when it was first considered two years ago.

5/15/2014 3:00 PM
29 killed in attacks around Iraq capital
BAGHDAD — Bombings and shootings around Iraq’s capital, including an attack involving militants using a fake checkpoint to kill army officers, killed at least 29 people and wounded dozens today, officials said.

5/15/2014 9:01 AM
15 crew indicted in S. Korea ferry disaster
SEOUL, South Korea  — Prosecutors indicted the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and three crew members on homicide charges today, alleging they were negligent and failed to protect more than 300 people missing or dead in the disaster. Less serious indictments were issued against the 11 other crew members responsible for navigating the vessel.

5/15/2014 6:47 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:

5/14/2014 9:26 PM
2 dead, 22 wounded in Thailand
BANGKOK — Thai authorities say explosions and an overnight shooting attack on anti-government demonstrators have killed at least two people.

5/14/2014 9:23 PM
Japan economy grows 5.9%
TOKYO — Preliminary data show Japan’s economy grew at a 5.9 percent annualized rate in the January-March quarter as companies and consumers stepped up buying ahead of an increase in the sales tax.

5/14/2014 7:55 PM
Protests in Vietnam turn violent
Protesters looted and burned factories at industrial parks near Ho Chi Minh City today in what is being called the worst outbreak of public disorder in Vietnam in years. On Tuesday, up to 20,000 people had been involved in relatively peaceful protests in Binh Duong province, according to the Associated Press, but smaller groups of men later ran into

5/14/2014 7:39 PM
Lebanese army cracks down on border
ARSAL, Lebanon — Syrian rebels from al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front have kidnapped at least six Syrian refugees from unofficial refugee camps along the remote Syria-Lebanon border in the last two weeks, sparking a tough crackdown by the Lebanese army, which last week sealed off this city and arrested several local rebel supporters.