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8/11/2014 12:53 PM
Haiti police search for 329 prisoners
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti  — The attack on a Haitian prison on the capital’s outskirts to free the son of a prominent businessman being held on kidnapping charges led to the escape of 329 inmates, officials said today.

8/11/2014 11:57 AM
Ethical questions emerge over Ebola drug
MADRID  — In a development that raises a host of ethical issues, Spain announced it had obtained a scarce U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug to treat a Spanish missionary priest infected with the killer virus.

8/11/2014 10:38 AM
Dutch push Ukraine plane disaster inquiries
AMSTERDAM — Dutch officials said today they will push ahead with both an investigation into the cause of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster and a criminal investigation into the persons responsible, despite not being able to access the site where the plane went down in eastern Ukraine.

8/11/2014 10:06 AM
Obama directs $10M to fight terrorists in Africa
EDGARTOWN, Mass.  — President Obama is directing $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help fight terrorists in northern Africa.

8/11/2014 12:00 AM
Italians get schooled in corruption
FLORENCE, Italy — Is helping a pal win a contract just being friendly? What's wrong with taking the kids to the beach in the office car? And why not linger over lunch at the trattoria if things aren't too hectic at work? These are the kinds of questions that city bureaucrats pondered recently in Florence in what has been billed

8/11/2014 6:51 AM
Nigeria confirms another Ebola case
ABUJA, Nigeria  — Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, says that the West African country has one more confirmed Ebola case, a nurse who was treating Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who flew into the country with the disease and died of it last month.

8/11/2014 6:46 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:

8/10/2014 8:08 PM
Cease-firetakes effect in Gaza Strip
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted a new cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives.

8/10/2014 7:59 PM
Ukraine demands surrender of rebels
DONETSK, Ukraine — Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russia insurgents backed away from an unconditional cease-fire offer that they announced just the day before.

8/10/2014 7:55 PM
Prime minister wins in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey — Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey’s first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone toward critics who fear he is bent on a power grab as he embarks on another five years at the country’s helm.