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6/25/2015 7:05 AM
Apartment fire kills 13 in central China
BEIJING — An early morning fire killed 13 people in an apartment building in central China today, state media said.

6/25/2015 7:03 AM
Takata CEO: Air bag defect still being probed
TOKYO  — The CEO of Takata Corp., the Japanese air bag maker at the center of a defect scandal that has resulted in recalls of more than 33.8 million vehicles, appeared at a news conference today for the first time since the problems emerged but shed little light on the underlying cause of the problems.

6/25/2015 7:00 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:

6/24/2015 10:47 AM
Death toll in Pakistan heat wave climbs to 838
KARACHI, Pakistan —A cool wind from the sea and pre-monsoon rains brought the first signs of respite to southern Pakistan today as the death toll from a scorching heat wave climbed to 838 — a high figure even for a nation accustomed to sizzling hot summers.

6/24/2015 1:00 PM
U.S., China to cooperate on ocean preservation
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and China are stepping up cooperation on preserving the ocean and combating illegal fishing despite their differences on maritime security.

6/24/2015 12:27 PM
Flamingo in Brazilian zoo gets artificial leg
SOROCABA, Brazil — A pink flamingo in Brazil has gotten a new leg to stand on — an artificial one.

6/24/2015 10:44 AM
Toll in Mexico nursing home fire rises to 17
MEXICO CITY — A local mayor says a fire that killed 17 residents at a retirement home for poor people on Mexico’s northern border may have been intentionally set.

6/24/2015 7:03 AM
ISIS blows up 2 mausoleums in Syria
BEIRUT —  Islamic State militants have destroyed two historic mausoleums in Palmyra, Syria’s top antiquities official said today, raising fears that the extremists could next target the town’s famed Roman ruins.

6/24/2015 8:56 AM
Official: U.S. to manage Afghan airspace till mid-September
KABUL, Afghanistan — The United States will continue to manage Afghan airspace and air-traffic control for another two-and-a-half months after its current contract expires at the end of June, according to an Afghan official.

6/24/2015 7:07 AM
France calls in U.S. envoy over spying
PARIS —Angry and embarrassed, France summoned the U.S. ambassador today to respond to the revelations by WikiLeaks that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on three successive French presidents and other top officials.

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