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4/9/2014 9:56 AM
Pistorius cross-examined in S. Africa court
PRETORIA, South Africa  — The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial today urged the athlete to “take responsibility” for fatally shooting his girlfriend, telling him to look at a police photograph of Reeva Steenkamp’s bloodied head with gruesome wounds.

4/9/2014 9:48 AM
German prosecutors release collector's art
BERLIN  — German prosecutors today released more than 1,000 artworks found at the Munich apartment of a reclusive collector, days after he agreed to cooperate with authorities in determining which pieces were seized by the Nazis. However, works whose Nazi-era history is still being probed will remain in custody.

4/9/2014 9:42 AM
Dozens leave seized Ukraine offices
LUHANSK, Ukraine  — Ukrainian authorities today warned that they are prepared to use force to clear several government buildings seized by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.

4/9/2014 6:39 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:

4/8/2014 11:40 PM
More underwater pings heard in hunt for plane
PERTH, Australia — "I'm now optimistic we'll find the aircraft or what's left of the aircraft in the not too distant future, " said Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, the chief coordinator for the Australian operation.

4/8/2014 7:36 PM
Intel eliminates 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Chipmaker Intel says it’s eliminating 1,500 jobs from its assembly and test operation in Costa Rica.

4/8/2014 3:11 PM
Bomb hits train in southwest Pakistan
QUETTA, Pakistan — A bomb ripped through a railway car parked at a station in southwestern Pakistan, killing 16 people and sending flames and smoke billowing into the air, officials said.

4/8/2014 1:57 PM
U.S. contractor begins a hunger strike
WASHINGTON — Alan Gross, a former contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development who has been imprisoned in Cuba for four years, announced today that he has begun a hunger strike to help him win his freedom.

4/8/2014 1:57 PM
Strike continues at Rio Olympic venues
RIO DE JANEIRO  — More than 2,000 workers stayed away from venue construction sites for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics today as a strike that began last week continued without an end in sight.

4/8/2014 11:59 AM
Wal-Mart to open 50 more outlets in India
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will open 50 more wholesale stores in India over the next four to five years, adding to the current total of 20 in the country.