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12/27/2013 10:10 AM
Crude oil inches closer to $100 a barrel
Oil prices inched closer to $100 a barrel today, supported by a fall in applications for unemployment benefits and expectations of a decline in U.S. crude stockpiles.

12/27/2013 10:07 AM
Two Russians start spacewalk
MOSCOW — Two Russian astronauts have begun a spacewalk to install cameras and perform other work on the International Space Station.

12/27/2013 8:31 AM
Suicide car bomb kills 3 in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan  — A suicide car bomber attacked a convoy of international troops in an eastern district of the Afghan capital Kabul today, killing three service members and wounding six Afghans, officials said.

12/27/2013 8:28 AM
GM to recall 1.5M cars in China
BEIJING — General Motors Co. and its main Chinese partner will recall almost 1.5 million cars to replace a bracket that secures a fuel pump, China’s product quality agency said today.

12/27/2013 7:02 AM
Car bomb kills politician in Lebanon
BEIRUT — A powerful car bomb tore through a business district in the center of the Lebanese capital today, killing a prominent pro-Western politician and at least five other people in an assassination certain to hike sectarian tensions already soaring because of the civil war in neighboring Syria.

12/27/2013 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:

12/26/2013 8:42 PM
Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law
CAIRO -- Egypt stepped up pressure on the Muslim Brotherhood a day after declaring it a terrorist group, using the new classification to detain dozens of its supporters on Thursday, while one person died in street clashes ignited by political tension.

12/26/2013 6:32 PM
U.S. sends Hellfire missiles to Iraq
BAGHDAD — The U.S. has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq’s air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country’s branch of al-Qaeda, officials in Washington and Baghdad said today.

12/26/2013 2:55 PM
Peace talks sought in S. Sudan
JUBA, South Sudan — Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region as African leaders tried today to advance peace talks between the country’s president and political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup to seize control of the world’s newest country.

12/26/2013 1:27 PM
Argentina: 70 injured in fish attack
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their fingers or toes.