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12/30/2013 7:30 AM
Bombings kill over 30 in Russia
MOSCOW — A suicide bomber killed 14 people aboard an electric bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd during rush hour early today, and authorities believe it was the work of the same group that set off a bomb at the railway station a day earlier.

12/30/2013 9:49 AM
Uganda deploys troops to S. Sudan
JUBA, South Sudan — Violence since mid-December in South Sudan has displaced up to 180,000 people, the United Nations said today, as regional leaders intensified efforts to bring South Sudan’s president and his main political rival to the negotiating table.

12/30/2013 10:16 AM
Bach expects 'safe and secure' Olympics
LAUSANNE, Switzerland  — IOC President Thomas Bach says he has full confidence that Russian authorities will deliver “safe and secure” games in Sochi despite the two deadly suicide bombings in southern Russia that have heightened concerns about the terrorist threat to the Olympics.

12/30/2013 9:55 AM
Report: 70 journalists killed in 2013
NEW YORK  — At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

12/30/2013 7:00 AM
10 Things To Know For Today
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12/30/2013 12:40 AM
Bomb hits rail station in Russia
VOLGOGRAD, Russia — At least 10 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through a trolleybus today in the second deadly attack in the Russian city of Volgograd in two days, law enforcement authorities said.

12/29/2013 8:15 PM
Thousands seek Cambodian change
PHNOM PENH — Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched through Phnom Penh on Sunday in one of the biggest acts of defiance against the nearly three-decade rule of Cambodia’s authoritarian prime minister, Hun Sen.

12/29/2013 7:53 PM
Syria likely to miss deadline
GENEVA — Syria is likely to miss its year-end deadline for getting its most deadly chemical weapons out of the country despite an international effort to mobilize the resources needed to do so, according to the United Nations and the international monitoring group overseeing the program.

12/29/2013 7:20 PM
Quake in Italy rattles Naples area
ROME — A 4.9-magnitude earthquake Sunday evening rocked much of southern Italy, sending frightened people into the streets of Naples and country towns.

12/29/2013 7:01 PM
Some with Alzheimer's book flights
CHIANG MAI, Thailand  — Residents of this facility for people with Alzheimer’s disease toss around a yellow ball and laugh under a cascade with their caregivers, in a swimming pool ringed by palm trees and wind chimes. Susanna Kuratli, once a painter of delicate oils, swims a lap and smiles.